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  • Calligraphy In Islamic Culture

    The fluidity of calligraphy symbolizes the "intertwining" of stability and change that exists in the mortal world (Nasr 28). Islamic calligraphy has the appearance of a never ending line; the letters are all connected to one another and the writing seems to be constantly moving (Piostrovsky 29). The continual movement of the line "is one of the ways of manifesting [Allah] to this world" (27) and "projects the concept of continuity, of endlessness, of pluriformity" (29). The symbolism of…

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  • Drone Warfare Argumentative Essay

    Rubble collapses under the feet of children as they examine the wreckage, fire and smoke scatter throughout the area, mothers beckon their children to come inside, and shock stretches across the faces of natives. Why and what for? Uses of military drones have faced many fiery debates in recent times. Articles and open letters, some with biased information about the reality of drone warfare and its effects, recently started causing uproar, despite years of drone usage in the military. Doyle…

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  • Transnationalism Theory

    Transnationality is an effective conceptual framework that helps to better understand the presence, attitudes, and identity complications of Muslim youth and their parents. Bradatan et al., (2010) point out that transnationals operate cognitively and emotionally within the domains of two worlds and have an attachment to both places. Transnationalism and the sense of diaspora that apply well to Muslim migrants in the States is mainly ascribed to their spiritual connection to their home countries…

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  • Malala Yousafzai Rhetorical Analysis

    Imagine being a woman in the Middle East. Getting married before you even hit puberty, having to wear a veil, being severely punished for little things, and being a slave to your home. The mistreatment of women in the Middle East has been going on for a very long time in countries all over the Middle East. From the Jirga and the ba’ad to the misuse of the veil, middle eastern women have constantly been oppressed by the patriarchal government in place in many countries in the Middle East. As the…

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  • The Failure Of War In The Middle East

    World War Two broke out in the Middle East soon after conflict arose in Europe during the Fall of 1939. The main theater of war in the Middle East was the Western Desert that buffered Italian Libya and British Egypt. Conflict also arose with rebellion in Iraq as consequence of growing western resentment, and in Syria and Lebanon after French defeat and capitulation to the Nazis. After Britain lost its longtime ally, France, they were left standing alone in the Middle East as the last defense…

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  • Middle Eastern Music Essay

    in lots of shapes and has different names depending on the region. Also, this instrument is usually made of wood and sheepskin. The other instrument is the Riq. It is a type of frame drum, but it is made of fish skin. Even though I am an Arab, the Arabic names for these instruments are not familiar to me. That is mainly because the place where I grew up they use other names for the exact same instruments. However, no matter what name is given to the instrument, it always carries the same value…

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  • Shang Dynasty Essay

    The late Shang dynasty left many oracle bones from the process of divination. These bones show the needs and concerns of the ruler and can therefore be used to gain insights to the history, worldview, and social structure of the Shang dynasty. However, in using the oracle bone inscriptions as a method to study the late Shang dynasty, some limitations exist. The documents portray the history and worldview of the Shang dynasty by showing their religious beliefs. Many of the divination charges…

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  • Jade Cong Museum Analysis

    Caleb Richey 11-23-15 Ancient Art 101 Professor Sandra Johnson Jade Cong: Bowers Museum The Jade Cong is a detailed piece of art that is composed of two different colors—a grey and a green sort of color (jade). The green section of this piece is circular with a square area on the sides of the “Cong”. In addition, this circular section of the piece represents the heavens while the square part represents the planet Earth. This is a solid piece of art that is about an inch thick and fully designed…

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  • Latin America Change Over Time Essay

    The Americas – Period 2 consist of North America and Latin America 600-600 CE. Many changes happened whether they were political, economic, or social. Changes over time for North America included trade expansion, tribal government, and agriculture. For South America changes were in the pyramids, Mayan astronomy, and village organization. North America's change in trade expansion and continuity in village life, nomadism, polytheism, and shamanism. Latin America's change in Pyramids, ceremonial…

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  • Essay On Literacy In Language

    accents are very complicated to learn or get used to it. I learned English language, and trust me it was tough. In this paper, I will write about my experience of learning English. I am from Saudi Arabia, and our first language is Arabic. In my country being a literate in Arabic is not enough anymore in order to get a great job. Many people these days tend to learn a second language in order to support their resumes and develop them selves. I come from a well-educated and supportive family. My…

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