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    In Jack Solomon’s “Masters of Desire: The Culture of American Advertising”, Solomon talks about the American Dream being an American paradox in American’s culture. Solomon describes the American Dream with “two faces: the one communally egalitarian and the other competitively elitist. This contradiction is not accident; it is fundamental to the structure of American society. Even as America’s great myth of equality celebrates the virtues of mom, apple pie, and the girl or boy next door, it also lures us to achieve social distinction, to rise above the crowd and bask alone in the glory” (Solomon 167). With Americans, populism means sharing the wealth amongst everyone and not being above everyone, but elitism means that people desire to be the most powerful and successful compared to the rest. The reason why these two fit along with the American dream and why they are a paradox is because everyone wants to share the wealth, but at the same time everyone wants to be better than the rest of the Americans. The Audi campaign utilizes images of both populism and…

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    1) In Ch. 1 three major theories that have been introduced: Pluralism, Elitism and Hyperpluralism. Pluralism is the major concept that average citizens consider democracy. The ability to participate in conferment. Within Pluralism individuals can ban together with issues and push them through the necessary government actions. Since the interests of Americans are diver, many interest groups form. In Hyperpluralism has the same format as pluralism except the interest groups have become…

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    Elitism Vs Nonconformism

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    whilst the nobles were persons who also believed they had the divine power to stay on top of the social hierarchy and support their superiors in maintaining social order. Because of this, many of the serfs and underclass lived by the Pre-Christian traditions and teachings up till the 1600s (Sauer 156). They lived according to the traditions and principles of the Early Irish, Welsh and English customs which related to fairy tales and Druids as well as other superstitions that were not Biblical.…

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    Alexandra represents the theme of elitism which is believing that individuals are placed in a social class based on family, even though everyone should be treated equal. For example, “Jean Louise, there is no doubt in my mind that they’re good folks. But they’re not our kinds of folks” (Lee 299). Aunt Alexandra believes that a person’s worth…

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    Two Plagiarism Policies’ Comparison Acquiring acknowledge and creating your own thoughts is a complex process that most students face in college or university. Nowadays, in North America, plagiarism is a serious topic in academic life. Why? Because of two reasons: ignorance and immense information on the Internet that causes students think it is an easy way to accomplish any writing task, however, hardly they concern about the concept “plagiarism”. But what is plagiarism? Plagiarism is when you…

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    Basic Cultural Conflict

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    In “Basic Writing as Cultural Conflict,” Tom Fox presents and then critiques various well-intentioned theories and frameworks that attempt to define basic writers and influence basic writing programs. He begins by repudiating deficit theories that center on perceived inadequacy as characteristic of the basic writer, the skills view that focuses on correcting student error, and service course ideology that simply views basic writing in a vacuum, separate and worthless to the institutions…

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    Transformational leadership involves raising both leaders and followers to achieve greater motivation and morality. Mitchell et al. defined it as, “a style of leadership that transforms followers to rise above their self-interest and challenges them to move beyond their current assumptions (Bass & Riggio 2006; Pieterse et al. 2010).” While transformational change can be highly rewarding, approaching a large change movement due to a shift in worldview needs to be addresses throughout the company.…

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    Career Maturity

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    Jumping the Hurdles: The Path towards a Successful Career Around the world college athletics have become as popular as or more so that professional athletic teams. The most common scrutiny towards schools participating in college athletics is the career readiness of their athletes. I believe that college athletic programs have not perfected career redness goals for its participating students post graduation because of the lack of career maturity of college athletes that has led to low…

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    In Jack Solomon’s article, “Master’s of Desire: The Culture of American Advertising”, he portrays that American nationals are partitioned upon elitism and populism. The contradiction between elitism and populism is the effects it portrays with today’s society of advertisements and media, and how it affects society itself. The logical inconsistency of this impact is all over the place. Today’s society is continuously revolving around the concept of advertisements and media, where we are consumed…

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    First Short Essay One thing was clear during the convention of 1787, there were an astonishing number of viewpoints that clashed wherever they could. The main topic for debate was the distribution of control. Who would make the decisions for the people the state government or national government? The worry was that if the state government had primary control over the people's interests, who would police them? The Federalists wanted to make sure that the state government officials did not…

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