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    Liam has been heavily involved in many aspects of University life during his time at Edith Cowan University. He has held positions on the executive committee of several student clubs and societies, most notably as President of the Robotics and Programming Society, Treasurer of POWA Anime Club, and Secretary for the Japanese Studies Society. In addition, Liam is a founding member, and the current Secretary of the Edith Cowan University Association of Technology and Engineering (ECUATE). Through these roles, Liam has been leading and organising large, high-quality events that involved ECU students, staff, nationally and internationally recognised industry partners, and professional bodies. This includes the 2015 Technology, Engineering, and…

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    Leisure Participation

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    researchers doing the study are not going to know the real average of the population outcome because it is not using the population as a whole. Anyone can have “authority” to investigate a topic as long as they are able to back up their research with proof of evidence. The authors that worked together to for this study worked two different places. Author Alinta Oates worked for both, the Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan…

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    For this week’s assignment, I decided to participate in the study titled, Improving Witness Identification by researchers Mitchell Seymour and Mai Trinh of Edith Cowan University. The “aim of this study is to investigate processes that underlie identification procedures in the criminal justice system” (Scott, 2015). This study is presented in the format of a questionnaire, which is “a valuable way of gathering information about large numbers of people. [T]he results of questionnaires can be…

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    I plan to create awareness, share information, and I hope to motivate people within the range of my voice to engage in the concept and calling of The Upside Down Kingdom. I further hope to engage the congregation, as well as individuals, in new ways of thinking about liberation, ethics, and justice. Within the context of the Abundant Life Center, I believe the true meaning of these words have been minimized or lack of direction given in our ministries. Kraybill states, for example, “Justice…

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    Their purpose: entertain the men. The novel, The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton, contains several characters which represent the women of this time period well; one being Miss Lily Bart. Lily clearly understands her role of a woman. “Who wants a dingy woman? We are expected to be pretty and well-dressed till we drop- and if we can’t keep it up alone, we have to go into partnership” (Wharton 8). Lily feels that she is trapped in the position she is in. Young women were under much pressure to…

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    Ethan Frome, a fiction novel written by Edith Wharton relies on the setting of Starkfield, Massachusets to shape its inhabitants’ lives, their behaviors, and decisions. Starkfield provides a cold, lonely, and dark, isolated atmosphere, allowing Wharton to portray the characters in the novel as miserable and feeling trapped. The characters’ lives become unwanted, broken records similar to the continuous and never changing setting and climate of Starkfield. The use of imagery illustrated in the…

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    Everyone at some point of their lives has gone through situations where they find themselves continuously keeping certain things like: thoughts, their own needs, or even happiness in complete confinement. This is either for the sake of their own morals, selflessness for others own needs, or even just out of fear from what they want or desire being wrong. Edith Wharton once said, “The worst of doing one 's duty was that it apparently unfitted one for doing anything else,” which means that doing…

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    Edith Wharton Book Report

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    Biography Edith Wharton was born in to a society of aristocrats who accurately represented “old” New York; her family was wealthy, intellectual, and rigidly conventional (Bruce). She was educated by tutors and governesses about proper manners, dress, and lifestyle. She was expected to excel in her aristocratic society and was not allowed to read literature—a rule that she broke frequently by obtaining classics from her father’s bookshelves. Her childhood ended with her father’s death in March…

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    A Failed Marriage Marriage values have drastically changed between the time of the first airmail flight to the election of the first African American president. Along with values, statics have also seen an increase in divorces and rights available to women which revolutionized the role of women at home. Although some may see marriage as a mutual relationship, many would see it as a prison. Many problems arise from the incompatibility of the significant others and is usually fueled by their…

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    René Descartes once stated that “common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.” This quotation implies that there is a lot of wisdom or common knowledge to go around in the world, in order make a sound judgment; ironically it doesn 't always materialize, just as in the novel Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton. The main protagonist in this novel is Ethan Frome. He renders the impression of a man to be pitied because faith…

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