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    Discoveries and discovering can offer new understanding and renewed perceptions of ourselves and others Discuss the statement with reference to your prescribed text and ONE related texts of your choosing. Discovery is the act of detecting something new, or something old that had been unrecognised as meaningful. Discoveries can give an individual a different perception of oneself, individuals, and society. In The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, by discovering the truth characters hold a different interaction, attitude and perception of others. Whilst, in The Eagleman Stag, composed by Michael Please, by the fulfillment of curiosity and wonder, the main character undergoes a change of perception of himself and society. Therefore, the concept…

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    Self-discoveries from confronting emotional experiences can lead an individual to re-evaluate the value of life through acceptance thus contributing to a change in perception of self and the world. Michael Gow’s play ‘Away’ depicts the necessity of individual discovery for its characters leading them to re-assess what is significant in life, influencing their personal connections and bringing change in perception. Similarly, in ‘The Red Tree’ by Shaun Tan, an unnamed little girl who is woken up…

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    Discovery can encompass the many experiences of discovering something for the first time or rediscovering something that has been lost, forgotten or concealed. These discoveries can change an individual’s perspective of human nature and the wider world. The theme of discovery is projected throughout the play, ‘The Tempest’ (1610), by William Shakespeare and the novel, ‘The Perks of being a Wallflower’ (1999), by Stephen Chbosky. The Tempest, written in the Jacobean era and reflecting aspects and…

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    Rational Drug Discovery

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    Rational Drug Discovery Drug companies are continuously discovering new compounds to add to the pharmaceutical world. Rational drug discovery, or drug design, has provided a great advantage to finding new medications compared to older methods of discovery. With years of guesstimating and predicting how to create the perfect prescription, drugs have been identified in numerous ways. Drugs have been discovered and named through multiple encounters of trial-and-error or with simple luck. Thorough…

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    Age Of Discovery Analysis

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    The general theme from the lecture and readings of the Emerging Modern World and Age of Discovery focuses on the big picture behind 15th century history and what we all know as the Age of Discovery. Not only was this time period filled with exploration, more significantly, this was a time of expansion and conquest. When we use the word “discovery” to describe this time period, we can often overlook what really happened behind the scenes, which was essentially the extermination of millions of…

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    The Age of Discovery was a period of time for the Old World to claim their own parts of newly found territory in the west in search for personal gain. Countries like Spain, Portugal, France, and England competed for land that was already inhabited, doing anything they could to get what they desired. Resulting from the European dominance in trade, exploration, and colonization, the most significant consequence of the Age of Discovery was the lasting harsh treatment of Native American and African…

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    It is hard to imagine that America did not “exist” to the ancient civilizations centuries ago. This first discovery of America by the Vikings was in approximately 1000 A.D. They first established a colony in Greenland and later went to discover Labrador, Newfoundland, and the Baffin Islands. Later on the Spanish explorer, Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to land in the Bahamas, thus leading the frenzy between countries to gain new territory. The exploration of America not only brought…

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    Synopsis of Case The purpose of this paper is to describe the overall communications strategies of an organization, The Discovery Channel. The paper will analyze how this organization uses digital media effectively as a marketing tool for branding and communicating with both current and prospective customers. The main data comes from research done at the organization website and from other experts in the fields. It is the opinion of marketing experts that in this digital age, an organization…

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    of Discovery The world we know and live in today is the result of the Age of Discovery, and we owe the present day to that age, and we owe the future to that age. Europe’s motivations for exploration and eventual conquest on all those explorations plays a huge role in where we sit today. We must not forget either, how the interactions we had with Native Americans and the interactions with different cultures impacted our modern outcome. From these motives and interactions, America is presented as…

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    There were many consequences of the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus both good and bad but in the end the evidence leans toward the good outweighing the bad overall in the effects that Columbus’ journey and discovery had on the world both old and new. Some of the beneficial consequences, which were mostly one sided in the direction of the Europeans, that happened because of the discovery were the “Columbian exchange” of agricultural produce and animal stocks, the massive…

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