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    Les Liaisons Dangereuses Scene Analysis I am playing La Marquise de Merteuil in Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton. She is a very interesting women to get to dig into for this scene. The play is based in 1780s France, this scene takes place October 1st. Merteuil is a well respected women who when her husband dies was left with vast wealth that she is able to use to entertain herself, if you will. She was married for a rather short time, she says in one line that when she began to tire of her husband, he very graciously died. She is quite ahead of her time. I picture her in current time running some company as the CEO in power suits while still breaking some hearts. However, in Paris, 1780, that wasn’t a woman’s place in society. Because of this, she takes to using her body and mind to play with people’s lives and innocence for her amusement. She is quite good at it. In this scene, Merteuil is meeting with Cecile, after her right hand man, Valmont, has executed their plan of sleeping with Cecile. Cecile is looking for a confidant, Merteuil however, is interested in hearing the fallout from this ruse she has created for her amusement and for that hint of revenge on Gergourt. Merteuil continues with the charade throughout the scene, hiding the fact that she had anything to do with the events…

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    harming the victim even more. I have seen this in the form of a girl, eight years old at the time, who had gone through multiple sexual assaults. But the people she told about the molestation had done nothing about it out of respect for the girl and her family 's privacy. By choosing to "respect" this little girl 's privacy the people she told ended up harming her even more and allowed her molester to continue. As the years passed and the molestation became more known people started to speak up,…

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    Unfortunately, these aren’t the only facets of Walter White. As the series progresses the power fantasy of Walter White can become dangerous. Walter’s power fantasy becomes dangerous once he begins to use that power on people who are also powerless. Walter bullies and intimidates his wife, poisons a small child, does nothing as a drug addict over doses, manipulates Jesse Pinkman his longtime partner into murdering a man, and ultimately is the reason Jesse winds up becoming enslaved by a white…

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    The words “pizza taxi” may seem totally random to you, but to me and two of my best friends, Dani and Jaime, it’s a symbol of our crazy, unpredictable friendship. In the novel, How to be Bad, the three main characters, Jesse, Vicks, and Mel, resemble us in many ways; fears, personalities, beliefs, and relationships. My friends and the book crew of girls are perfect examples of how opposites attract. The resemblances start with Jaime, and Jesse being an uptight, thoughtful, “Christian Pants”,…

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    In my story, Small World, I create temporal complexity through the emotions of the main character and the dates of the letters written. For example, “I know what I’ve signed up for but its kids like him that break my heart and raise questions about this war were fighting.” (Winmill 1). Dr. Bones writes all of his worries down in his journal. He is very concerned if he is doing the right thing or not or if he should be doing something else. Literary critic, Janet Gurkin Altman, argues about…

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    Remedial Action

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    The EPA has determined that the fundamental changes to the remedy described in this ROD amendment comply with the statutory requirements of CERCLA § 121, 42 U.S.C. § 9621, are protective of human health and the environment, comply with federal and state requirements that are applicable or relevant and appropriate to the remedial action, are cost-effective, and use permanent solutions and alternative treatment technologies to the maximum extent practicable. Because this remedy will result in…

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    Throughout much of the film Dangerous Minds, urban students are portrayed in a negative manner. The film starts out by showing the neighborhood as poor, there is graffiti on most of the buildings nearby, and the high school is very run down. (Bruckheimer & Smith, 1995) This setting represents a stereotype of urban schools that is all too often depicted in films. Urban schools are portrayed as “graffiti-ridden, dilapidated buildings with welfare students of color who are vandals and thieves.”…

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    Special Air Cargo Essay

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    Dangerous goods are defined as any goods or substances that pose a risk to health, safety, property, or the environment. These goods are regulated internationally by IATA and the classification, maximum allowed quantities, documentation, packaging, marking, handling, and transporting of dangerous goods are published in the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) (Sales, 2013, p. 74). The DGR classifies dangerous goods into 9 categories or classes of hazardous materials (HAZMAT): Class 1 – Explosives;…

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    9/11 Hazards

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    of hazards for each category. Blue denotes the hazards to health with a number system from least to most severe, red denotes a fire hazard, yellow is an explosive hazard code and white is an oxidizer category (Hazardous materials Identification, 2017).Ensuring First Responders such as Firefighters are trained to identify the type of hazardous material is present and what health risks it poses as well as what the physical properties of the hazmat and how to protect the public from the items. In…

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    Keith Hallmark is a firefighter who knows the struggles life as a first responder can put on the family. When he was 20 years old, Hallmark began his career as a firefighter. He attended fire school at Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service where he became certified with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. He said that at 20 years old he liked the work schedule of a firefighter. From there, his career grew. Hallmark is now an instructor, fire investigator, firefighter, hazardous…

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