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  • Manifest And Latent Function Of Artprize

    possible to examine Artprize with regard to what it was intended and recognized as, but also how it expresses hidden meanings that often go unnoticed. Understanding the manifest function is the first step to examining Artprize in terms of the present versus unrecognized meanings. As a whole, Artprize can be seen as an event that is intended to bring nothing but an enjoyable collective experience for everyone. Every year, tons of artists join this large and celebrated event in which they put their works on display around Grand Rapids for people to see for a number of days. This year, the event was held from September 21 to October 9 (Macaluso, 2016). During those days, there is a plethora of artwork scattered throughout the city, including outdoor displays such as sculptures (some being interactive ones), and music, as well as indoor pieces that were displayed in various city landmarks such as the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), the J. M. Marriot Hotel, and the city police department. By displaying art in such well-known staples of the city, people are easily able to find each venue and enjoy the art located at each. As a whole, Artprize is meant to be a collective activity. This meaning that these pieces of popular culture are produced by interconnected individuals who are all working towards a similar goal that is later experienced by audiences who each contribute various meanings to them (Grazian, 2010). As a…

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  • Reflective Essay: Moving To A New Culture

    learn more. Don’t let us down. My parent would say we left our family back home for you guys all, especially when they don’t know what they are getting into. With language and when you need to learn how to drive. Everything was too much for them. I understand where they are coming from, they have to leave everything and start all over from the scratch. Taking care of the family, working and learning a new language. When you are a lot older it is hard to learn a new language, they are still…

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  • Conflicts In Harper Lee's Twelve Angry Men And To Kill A Mockingbird

    In most cases, people have the freedom of choice in their lives. and there are bountiful different obstacles that people have to overcome. In both Reginald Rose’s, Twelve Angry Men and Harper Lee’s, To Kill A Mockingbird, there were man vs society conflicts that brought many people to their breaking points. Both books had a strong emphasis on discrimination and prejudice. In Twelve Angry Men the jury was against the defendant for racist reasons just like the town was against Tom Robinson in the…

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  • My Observation Of School

    Part I - The Community and School Culture My school of choice to do my observation is Lorenzo de Zavala Elementary Science Environmental Academy located in Grand Prairie south of Interstate 20. Zavala sets on a land adjusted to Jackson Middle School. The school is directly impacted by residential houses and an open field. In the back of Zavala there is a garden and a greenhouse. Next to the garden there is a gated play area that has a basketball court for the public and remains open daily…

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  • Diageo Case Study

    1. What do you think about the capital structure policies Diageo has pursued in the past. Do they make sense? How does it compare to Diageo’s competitors’ policies? Which competitors would make for the best comparison? (40%) Diageo was formed from the merger of Grand Metropolitan plc and Guinness plc. Before the merge, both companies used little debt (based on the book D/E ratio and net debt to total capital in the table below) to finance themselves which helped them gain and maintain high…

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  • Sports Car The Vietnam Case Study Of Maserati Ghibli Vietnam

    Maserati Ghibli Vietnam (Review) Highlights: Maserati has been serving worldwide through the cars it produces in various segments like sports, luxury, SUV (Grand Tourer, Saloon and Sports Car) etc. The mission of this brand has always been to build ultra-luxury cars with a chunk of Italian style. Ghibli debuted for the first time in the year 1966 and was tagged on the 9th position on the list of Top Sports Cars of the 1960s, by American magazine 'Sports Car International '. With a glorious…

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  • The Awakening Critical Analysis

    Kate Chopin, in her short story The Awakening, vividly describes the timeline of Edna from her immediate arrival in New Orleans, to the beginnings of her culture shock and awakening, to her tragic suicide. Upon her arrival to Grand Isle Resort in New Orleans she meets Robert and Madame Ratignolle, both of whom take her breath away, or as the book puts it “left her stunned in amazement”. Compared to her life growing up in the slower small towns of Kentucky, the upbeat large city of New Orleans…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Sacrificial Love Of Jesus Christ

    writing. I thrived in Art, Art History, Ceramics, and all the required English literature courses. Algebra was the antithesis of these courses for me. I struggled in both Algebra courses, having to take one twice in order to pass. My favorite teacher and mentor was my Assistant JROTC Instructor, SMSgt Henley. He was an honorable man, an encourager, and a great example of everything I hoped to be as an educator. My desire to become a teacher stemmed from my love of literature and my desire…

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  • Technology And Police Brutality

    With the recent decisions to refrain from bringing charges, many have begun to question the whole grand jury system. This situation has caused certain “leaders in New York [to call] for special prosecutors, or the attorney general, to investigate all fatal encounters” (McKinley & Baker, n.d.). Legal experts have said that because the prosecutors select a “special grand jury to investigate police-related deaths, they insulate themselves from the final decision, while appearing to fulfill the…

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  • Personal Essay: Why Tennis Is The Best Sport

    Playing a sport can be one of the most entertaining pastimes for people. Sports can also get you scholarships in college if you play your cards right. Tennis can be a fun past time for anyone who wants to try a new sport. Tennis is the best sport that I have ever played. Tennis has so many reasons for being such an exhilarating, fun and social sport. These reasons are exercising, creating friends, playing on a marvelous and warm day, being competitive while having fun, and being able to play…

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