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    The measurements of our world strive to quantify the quality of our lives. The scales we use to measure ourselves and how we feel, fail to understand the concept of life itself. The tears of joy felt by a mother; the symphony of silence held by a survivor; the loudness of a murmur spoken as a prayer. Life is a composition, led by a melody, woven piece by piece, tied by our hopes and colored by our sorrows. Like darkness is the absence of light, pain is measured by the absence of happiness. Throughout the essay, “The Pain Scale” by Eula Biss, she attempts to give her pain some logical meaning. A logical understanding of an illogical sensation. She tirelessly uses the scales of measurement known to her to quantify her pain. This essay embodies…

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    Theme Of Injustice In A Lesson Before Dying

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    Injustice and the Importance of Being a Man in A Lesson Before Dying Justitia, the goddess of justice, is portrayed with a blindfold holding scales and a sword, but she, in applying her scales and sword, has never been colorblind in the U. S. 1[1] Ernest J. Gaines accuses the legal injustice against the black population through an innocent convict, Jefferson's death in A Lesson Before Dying. However, Gaines penetrates the fact that the legal injustice is rather a result than a…

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    Geography Quiz Answers

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    1___Scale is a geographic tool for creating and interpreting maps. Scale also has a broader meaning for geographers, as the relationship between any phenomenon and Earth as a whole. 2___A region is an area characterized by a unique combination of features. 3___A formal region is an area within which everyone has one or more distinctive characteristics in common, whereas A functional region is an area organized around a node or focal point. 4___An example of a functional region is the…

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    The extension of the basic motive x occurs in song no. 1 shown in fig. 3 as the top voice, in song no. 6 shown in fig. 4 representing the singing nightingale mentioned in the poem of the song, and in song no. 7 (fig. 5). Fig. 3: Motive x embedded in the pastoral melody of song no. 1. Fig. 4: The extended version of motive x is played by the English horn in song no. 6. The first and the fifth scale degrees extend the basic motive x in song no. 7 as shown in fig. 5. In addition, the basic…

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    Heptatonic Scales

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    Earlier Attempts to Synthetic Scale Formations Since the early twentieth century certain theorists and composers sought to expand the number of available synthetic scales for composition. In 1907 the Italian composer Ferruccio Busoni (1866–1924) as part of an examination of the tonal system based on what he called “the two Series of Seven,” meaning the major and minor keys in relation to the chromatic scale, attempted to write all the possible heptatonic (seven-tone) scales in his book Sketch…

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    Dual Polymodality

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    Concepts and Definitions According to Vincent Persichetti, “polymodality involves two or more different modes on the same or different tonal centers. The modal strands may be melodic or harmonic.” In the most traditional conception a melodic line in order to be considered modal, apart from being diatonic to a mode (traditional or synthetic), needs to contain no alterations. This also applies to modal harmonic content. Persichetti states that “a pure modal passage is one in which a modal…

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    Example Of Improvisations

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    in future templates. The motives are often in a different key from the template on the CD, and reflect earlier versions of the template when the motives were often presented in different keys. You will also notice that many of the motives are presented in the diatonic scale. Earlier versions of the templates included the diatonic, but that scale was deleted for space considerations. Judicious modification of the acoustic scale (eliminating the characteristic raised fourth and flatted seventh…

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    surveys come in many formats, with the Likert scale being the most preferred. The Likert scale is a quantitative tool for issuing questionnaires in a survey. It employs the method of rating a participant’s response on a scale rather than just getting a single, straight up response. Likert items are the individual questions that have the answers on a scale. The Likert scale is the…

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    Needs Assessment

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    Likert-type or frequency scales use fixed choice response formats and are designed to measure attitudes or opinions (Bowling, 1997). It is an evidence based survey that uses a 5 or 7 point scale that participants can use to express opinions and the intensity of their opinions. Likert scale survey was generated and 60 surveys were placed in the teachers’ mailboxes with a note explaining the purpose of the needs assessment. In order to receive more responses, the survey was anonymous. This allowed…

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    Upon the completion of the twelve week closed group process, each group member will be given a self-assessment in a Likert scale format (See Appendix A). The first self-assessment will be given at the end of the last meeting to each group member. These self-assessments can be done confidentially with names on the assessment being optional. The group leader will provide instructions on how to complete the forms being handed out. After instructions, participants will fill out two…

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