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    Last week, I attend Grace College chapel. In order further my communication skills I analyzed the audience and speaker at this chapel. Caleb Yoder was speaking. The first thing I analyzed was the demographic factors of the audience. Chapel is made up college students typically from the age seventeen to twenty-four. The school is made up of about sixty-five percent female and thirty-five male. Grace College is a christian school that has its roots in the Grace Brethren denomination; however, the colleges attendees are comprised of all denominations including some catholics and even some non-believers. Grace College has made many efforts to expand their students ethnical diversity, but unfortunately the college is made up of vast majority of white students. The next thing I analyzed was the situational factors of chapel. Chapel is consists of about fifteen hundred people. The rounded shape of the arena poses a challenge for the speaker to address the whole audience. The lighting of the stadium is very dimmed; however the stage is very well lit, which makes it difficult for the speaker to see the audience. This is a challenging thing to…

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    Throughout the majority of middle school and the entirety of high school, I always saw myself moving away and attending a four year university. For many years, Indiana Wesleyan University was my school of choice. Being raised in a military family, the thought alone of going to college was a daunting one, since I would be the first member to embark on such a journey. None-the-less, as senior year rolled around, I was ready to pack my bags, move into a dorm, and leave any chances of a military…

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    A painting by Rhonda Nyberg titled, "Grace" mainly focuses on an older gentleman who is seen in the painting. The man appears to be higher in age perhaps around seventy years old. His hair is mostly white with a few strands of gray mixed within. On his chin sits a rather large beard that covers the lower portion of his face including his upper lip. The man 's skin looks weathered from time and is slightly pale, while his cheeks are rosy. His shirt is a forest green and navy blue plaid patterned…

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    the earlier funeral of her husband, the men all rush up to redress themselves. Already, the scene makes for uncomfortable watching to anyone who has had experience with a person who will not take to being argued with. Pushing forward, Violet asks for someone to say grace at the table before continuing the meal and as Charlie attempts to, it adds even more awkward tension to those present, as while Charlie is trying his best regardless of obviously not being used to saying grace, he has no real…

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    God’s grace play an important factor in how the characters react to their problem. The word ‘Grace’ is an important symbol in the story and relates to the characters in different ways. The explicator article points out that the word, ‘Grace’, is utilized as the name of the narrator’s daughter and the biblical sense for the extension of mercy, even when that mercy is unearned (Stone). In the story, Grace is dying from polio. In contrast the grace of God are the gifts and favor that he presents us…

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    In the article, “Grace Murray Hopper – Programming Pioneer”, author V. Rajaraman summarizes the life and accomplishments of Grace Murray Hopper, a woman who is credited for several major computer and technology developments. Rajaraman goes into extensive detail about Hopper’s early life, such as how Hopper focused heavily on her education in order to receive a PhD in Mathematics at Yale University which soon lead her to become a math professor at Vassar College. Rajaraman also mentions how…

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    On September 1, 1954, Rear Window was released into theaters. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, it follows a man, L.B. “Jeff” Jeffries, who is confined to his apartment in a wheelchair and passes the time by watching the everyday activities of the residents of his apartment complex out his back window. During this time, he thinks he sees one of his neighbors murdered by her husband, and with the help of his friends, he proves his neighbor’s murder and her husband’s guilt. The main characters are…

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    Alias Grace is a novel that forces the readers to open their minds to an offbeat century. By the end of this novel, Atwood has transformed Grace into a very intricate character who can possibly weave stories just as well as she can weave a quilt. After viewing the history of quilting, one can now connect to Grace on a more personal level to interpret why it had become an essential part of her life. Throughout the novel, quilting becomes an important motif and is perhaps the only constant…

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    The classic thriller, suspense film Rear Window directed by Alfred Hitchcock is one of his greatest masterpieces. In a small Greenwich Village apartment, a newspaper photographer with a casted leg takes frequent views of the surrounding Lower East Side apartment buildings, lower courtyard and garden. With a suspicion about one of his neighbors, Jeff believes that one neighbor inparticular is a murder, then decides to solve the mystery himself. With a combination of thriller, action and mystery,…

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    In 1954, Alfred Hitchcock directed a film which was named Rear Window. In this movie the main characters were Lisa Carol Fremont, L.B. Jeff, and Detective Doyle. L.B. Jeff was played by James Stewart is a man who is confined to his apartment and his only view of the world in looking out his window in his apartment. Lisa Carol Fremont was played by Grace Kelly, she was a model who showed interest in Jeff, but could not get his attention. Detective lieutenant Doyle was played by Wendell Corey was…

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