Franz von Holzhausen

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  • Tesla's Sedan Case Study

    The initial offerings were not what Musk had envisioned, and massive amounts of time and money were wasted on designs that did not meet the expectations or vision. When von Holzhausen was hired in 200, Tesla was near bankruptcy. Once he had presented a concept that Musk was pleases with, the changes started. Make a sedan that fit 7, as Musk had 5 youg children. Make a master touchscreen to handle the majority of the cars functions, this was years before the iPad was released. The touch screen had to be designed from scratch and capable of withstanding the rigors of the being part of an automobile. The car had to be made of aluminum in order to be light enough to be powered by batteries. Equipment to tool and stamp the redesigned Model S had to be purchased and fitted and the technique to stamp aluminum bodies that not only were strong but good looking had yet to be perfected (aluminum body cars made up less than 5%…

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  • Analysis Of The Human Condition By Franz Kafka

    Franz Kafka was a tortured soul, he was a very lonely man and had no confidence in his writing. It took other people to encourage him to release his work to the public. He also was a writer that didn’t finish stories, because he felt that they were bad and not worthy of being read. Although Kafka had a hard and difficult life, it allowed him to write true and honest stories about the human condition. Throughout Kafka’s writing we see that he is curious about relationships with people. Kafka is…

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  • Empathy And Comedy In The Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka

    devolution is most important part of the comedy, as it determines each backdrop to the suffering and the context the suffering. This context is pivotal as it determines if a situation is completely comedic, has an underlying tone of tragedy, or is simply tragic. If not employed properly a comedic situation can become tragic or even worse uninteresting, Kafka is able to perfectly to use the process of devolution as a comedic tool as many of his stories employ this. Kafka balances the situation,…

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  • Horrors In The Metamorphosis, By Franz Kafka

    In the novel The Metamorphosis, written by Franz Kafka it can be said that the wretched and lonesome life of Kafka influenced and shaped the novella into what it results to be. Kafka shares “The [Metamorphosis] revels the reality, which conception lags behind. That is the horror of life” (Kafka to Gustav Janouch 108). The horrors of Kafka’s life are spilled out into the metamorphosis though his character Gregor Samsa. Both his character Gregor and Kafka himself withstand many hardships in this…

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  • Gregor's Change In The Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka

    The story "The Metamorphosis" by Franz Kafka opens with the realization that the main character, Gregor Samsa, has awoken as a giant bug. The reader is introduced to this extreme metamorphosis right from the start. However, does the title "The Metamorphosis" really refer to this blatant and quite literal change, or does it refer to something less obvious and more subtle? After reading into the story deeper the reader is often left wondering, "To what does the title 'The Metamorphosis ' really…

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  • Franz Boas And Boasian Anthropology: The Father Of American Anthropology

    According to the American Anthropological Association, anthropology is “the study of what makes us human” (2016). Unsurprisingly, there are many ways in which anthropologists have attempted to do so and have broken anthropology into four subfields; Archeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, and Linguistic Anthropology. The father of American anthropology, Franz Boas, introduced this four-field tradition through the amassing of holistic data collection through fieldwork…

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  • The Transformation In Metamorphosis By Herman Melville's Bartleby

    The story Bartleby by Herman Melville shows the reader a crazy, but possible outcome for a person who has reached a dead end in life. In this case, Bartleby is the character that self-destructs, while the narrator or his supervisor witnesses it and struggles to resolve the issue. The narrator feels confused and repulsed by Bartleby’s unmotivated attitude towards his work, but later in the story changes his tone to a more charitable and understanding one. For example after many attempts of…

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  • North American Culture Analysis

    this paper, I will reflect on the challenges of studying Native North America, and how I think that using the culture area concept to convey Native North America is the best way to teach a survey course in a classroom setting. When people study Native North America, they use several methodologies in survey classes that work in conjunction with the culture area concept and linguistic classifications. These methodologies consist of ethnography and ethnology, history, and anthropological theory.…

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  • What Is The Theme Of We Are The Root Of Our Problems By Kafka

    “We Are The Root of Our Problems” Understanding Kafka can be complex, however, the allegorical message in many of his stories is one of trust, and specifically how animals, or in this case, a parasite, can be a premier example of our own subjectivity. Kafka consistently uses a dull tone, and does not express emotion in many of his stories including “The Metamorphosis.” One of the common themes intertwined in Kafka 's stories is the idea of one human observing another, or an animal, rather than…

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  • Margaret Mead Coming Of Age In Samoa Summary

    visit” (Mark 1999, 31). Mead’s research consisted of “an intensive study of 50 girls between the ages of 10 and 20. Her youth and small size–she was 5 feet, 2 inches and weighed 98 pounds–allowed her to fit in easily with the adolescent girls she had come to study” (Mark 1999, 32). Considering this, Mead’s task “was to obtain, under [Franz Boas] direction, an answer to ‘the problem of which phenomena of adolescence are culturally and which physiologically determined.’ In 1928, in Coming of Age…

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