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    Flatland is a two dimensional world, whose citizens consist of shapes like triangles, squares, pentagons, hexagons, and circles. This world is divided into a class system where the more sides or angles you have, the higher in class a person is. In Flatland, all figures must be regular and by regular they mean equal sided. Every shape is in its more honorable state if it has equal length in all sides. But there is the the rare situation when an irregular shape is born. Irregular shapes are viewed as extremely low in the class system, most are destroyed because of the controversy they cause in society. Flatland depends on sight and touch to identify each others shapes, but this process is made more difficult if a person was irregular. This causes confusion and unsureness about people's shapes and possibly a war or rebellion. In order to avoid these catastrophic events most are destroyed at birth. But there is a surgery an irregular newborn can go through to make him regular; It is risky, but without it they could go the rest of their lives being publicly shunned.…

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    The schema above is the dimensional model for sale business process of Healthy Food Company. This company sales several types of healthy food on the internet. The company has two business requirements. First, the company would like to analyze daily quantity-on-hand inventory levels by products. In order to meet this requirement, I designed the dimensional model by using the periodic snapshot approach so the company could see the quantity-on-hand of each product at the end of the day. This…

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    Flatland Summary

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    I read the novella “Flatland” by Edwin Abbot. It tells a story of a land that is completely two dimensional. There is two parts to this novella. The first part is all about the world Flatland, and the different characteristics of this world. The second part of the book is about A Square (the narrator of the novella) traveling to three other worlds that he has never imagined before. There are some main characteristics you have to know to be able to understand flatland. If you set a penny on a…

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    Allegory In Flatland

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    Joseph Iccari Prompt #1 Extra Credit Assignment Flatland Essay :) Throughout the novel Flatland, the author, Edwin Abbott, uses a variety of shapes and figures to distinguish the difference in social status along with gender superiority. Abbott implies multiple hints of social criticism and satire to portray a multitude of perspectives on the difference in social rankings along with authoritative figures while using mathematical allegory to relate the story to a time in which he was living…

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    Abbott's Flatlands

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    An important theme of the story Flatlands is the idea that people are unable to accept the truth or change their perspective, and as a result, they do anything possible to reject it. Also, the people of Flatland believe that women and irregular figures should be treated disrespectfully. However, I felt that Abbott simply wanted the readers to find that to be absurd, but then realize that their reality isn’t a whole lot different than that. In other words, he wanted people to find that Flatland…

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    Satire In Flatland

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    In Flatland, Abbott created a fictional world, called Flatland, of only two dimensions inhabited by two-dimensional beings. The narrator, A. Square, begins by introducing readers to his two-dimensional world, including its different types of life and its social order. the society is build up in a social class system consisting of five different classes, whereas the class someone belongs to becomes visible through one’s physical form: “Our Women are Straight Lines. Our Soldiers and Lowest Classes…

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    Essay On Flatland

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    Flatland is a 2-D world where shapes wander around as people and do things regular people would do. Like our world today, there is a class system in this 2-D world that is basically a social status. The lowest status in all of Flatland is the irregular shapes. An irregular shape can have any number of sides but the sides are not equal. These types of shapes are either sentenced to a life in jail, or are executed. These types of figures are shunned by society and often are considered a disgrace.…

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    Social Issues In Flatland

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    Flatland In Flatland when you are born, if you are a male, your shape decides your class. Isosceles triangles are the lowest class, then equilateral triangles, then squares and on and on always increasing in one side. So whatever class you’re born into that’s it, you cannot move into a higher class. Your class decides what jobs you preform and the education you receive. This is comparable to our culture because if you are born in to the lower class it is very hard to make it to the upper class.…

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    Flatland a romance of many dimensions is an 1884 novella by Edwin Abbott. Has been a widely known book in the world of sciences and math lovers. Due to the fact the book is taking place in a two dimension world. The book was so popular that in 2007 the book got a movie directed by Dano Johnson and Jeffrey Travis. The movie flatlands was a very interesting piece to watch but it was very different compared to the book. In this essay I will show you how the book and the movie of flatland share…

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    The problem in the story is that he, the square, comes into contact with a third dimension. While he goes about learning all that he can about the third dimension, we see examples of how we can now imagine a higher dimension. In ”Flatland” the square is talking to a sphere, but in the beginning he can't see the sphere because he is below the sphere in his own two dimensional world. For the square to see the sphere it would have to be on the same plane that the square resides in. When the sphere…

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