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    Capital Gain Tax Analysis

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    Capital assets are those properties that individuals own for personal use.It is said that a capital gain or loss has been got by viewing the difference that exists on final price of that capital and that of its base price. If a capital asset is sold at a price that is higher than its buying price. Some of the examples of capital assets include homes, businesses and other collectibles. Capital gains tax is that is levied on the income from capital gain (US Tax Reform Act of 1986). In America, those who benefit most from the rates of capital gain tax are the wealthy individuals (Seth Hanlon, 2011). According to Seth, these individuals receive this tax benefit due to fact that they are the ones that receive this type of income who earn high…

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    In the short stories Popular Mechanics, The Cold Equations, and This Year’s Class Picture, each story’s central characters face difficult choices that cause question to their decisions, life morals, sanity and what they gain no matter the outcome of their…

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    Freshman Fifteen

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    Most believe that the change was due the alliterative features of the phase “Freshmen Fifteen” over “Freshmen 10” (Carithers-Thomas, Bradford, Keshock, and Pugh, 2013). What the term “Freshmen Fifteen” refers to is that students during their first year of college typically gain fifteen pounds (Carithers-Thomas et al., 2013). For years researchers have done studies to investigate the validity of the myth with many coming up short. Several studies have indicated that the weight gain during the…

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    Growth Mindset

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    As a student, I don’t think much about how a brain handles all the information I gather while being in control of every bit of my body. Learning is said by many to be important for young ones as it will help their brains grow and so they won’t fall behind. This is usually said by parents, and their children usually fall behind due to their mindset, not failed attempts in learning. A mindset is what every student has and it shows how they are gaining knowledge or intelligence in classes. Two…

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    him and I didn’t want him in my life, but the desire to have my father in my never ended. I experienced jealousy towards his girlfriend and her children and I didn’t even know them. At the same time I felt shameful and insecure about myself as I believed I he thought I was not good enough to be in his life. I placed a great amount of blame on myself for not making him proud of me. I was confused as to what I had done that caused him not to want me in his life. It has taken a lot of time and…

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    A Duty To Heal Analysis

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    patient of Pius Kamau and although the man was a challenge to take care of, Kamau still found a way to help him. Although the patient wouldn 't let Kamau touch him, come close to him, or speak to him, Kamau never gave up on trying. For instance, Kamau would speak to the patient through the white nurses and assist the white nurses as they touched and examined the patient 's body. In the end, Pius Kamau and the white supremacist parted ways when it was discovered that the patient was fine. Pius…

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    Old Spice Ad Analysis

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    body wash smells. He continuously asks the viewer to look at him or herself then back at him only to realize that he is better. This is another use of pathos. Men desire to be the best and will do anything in a sense to be the “manliest man.” By drawing in the viewer’s attention in such a positive manner, the viewer is more likely to purchase the product. While the designers did not use logos, the commercial is still memorable to the customer. Although the end result of getting the girl and…

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    In the passage on pages 97 through 98 of Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed, Doro struggles with the idea that Anyanwu is the only entity completely outside of his control. His success as a breeder has been built upon the feeling of control that he gets from his power to track anyone who dares to disobey him. Furthermore, Anyanwu’s survival and happiness throughout her life has been dependent on the feeling of freedom she gains from her powers, even when rotating through husbands and masters who…

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    I could see how he spoke with passion and excitement that made the crowd enthusiastic. Rigsby’s introduction also previewed the body of his speech. His main topic was how a wise teacher could make a positive impact on you and create a better person. By previewing the body, he would explain some experiences he has had with his parents and how they gave him the wisdom to make him into the man he is today. It really gained the attention from the crowd because he started out with a few jokes, and…

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    Celebrities on Social Media “Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are where stars go to be made and where dying stars go live again” (Allen). Since the Internet has appeared, the music industry has been majorly impacted. Celebrities are now able to gain exposure and fans, and can also use social media to connect with their fans and stay famous. They are able to get more exposure and promote themselves to help their careers. They also can use their fame for other purposes such as charities. The…

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