Harold Jaffe

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  • Gaëton Dugas Summary

    had purposefully withheld information form his audience. Interestingly enough Tiemeyer did not cease with just stating the opposition. He also gave evidence from the same sources that people used to condemn Gaëton. For instance, Tiemeyer quoted Dr. Harold Jaffe, a man who had a major role to play in the fight against AIDS. He was also a prominent character in Shilts’s book, And the Band Played On. In the book Dr. Jaffe said “When asked about the Post headline, Dr. Harold Jaffe, a researcher at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) who worked with Gaëton when he volunteered for research studies there, called Shilts’s claim ‘preposterous’ Jaff explained, ‘It’s not a correct interpretation to say one person is responsible for introducing [AIDS] to North America,’” (139). This is significant because it gives a new light compared to what Randy Shilts showed in his book. It depicts Dr. Jaffe as seeing an epidemic caused by one man as an absurdity. My honest opinion of the matter, however, is that these were unique circumstances. It seems completely viable that a man who possessed such an unhealthy number of sexual partners could have entailed the AIDS epidemic just as people originally conceived. This also causes me to wonder if Dr. Jaffe said this before or after knowing the vast amount of cases that could be linked back to Gaëton Dugas. Although Tiemeyer is silent on this matter, he gives other evidence that is even more powerful than answering this trivial question. One of…

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  • A Servant Of Two Masters Analysis

    On November 22nd , 2015 , I had attended a play “A servant of Two masters” that played downtown Pittsburgh at the O’Reilly theater, the play was directed by Ted Pappas. He had put together a creative and intriguing play, having actors stay spontaneous and interact with the audience, therefore no parts would be found boring nor dry. All the actors had held up their end of their roles quite well, by fully disguising themselves as that character they were suppose to be during the entire play. …

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  • The Importance Of Communication Research

    Jan Servaes (City University of Hong Kong) and Jim Anderson (University of Utah) have circulated a CFP seeking to address an apparent crisis in communication research. Aiming to publish in The International Communication GAZETTE, the crisis is rhetorically predicated upon questions such as “What has the communication discipline contributed to the social sciences? What has been its impact on policy and social change?” Citing, amongst other, the apparent lack of distinctive disciplinary problems,…

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  • The Panther Poem Analysis

    The Animalization in The Metamorphosis Including Feelings of Isolation and Powerlessness in Comparison to “The Panther” The Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka, tells the story about a man’s transformation into a bug. Through his journey in his new life as a bug, he experiences many emotions such as isolation and powerlessness. His family is frightened and disgusted with him and he must learn how to adapt to his new life. “The Panther”, by Rainer Rilke, also displays feelings of isolation and…

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  • The Homecoming Analysis

    On the surface, The Homecoming and Mud are vastly different plays based their overall diverging themes. The Homecoming deals with power dynamics of family members, family values, and female control. Mud, on the other hand, focuses on the power dynamics between three individuals, the fear of loneliness, and escape from monotony. The endings of both plays contain different sensations, as one has a creepy ambiance, while the other leaves a depressing and tragic outlook on life. However, they both…

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  • Postmodernism Architecture

    atrium”. (219). The main idea is to spread a lot of natural light into the building and create a beautiful open space. The steel structure can help to create a unique design and spread patterns across the ceiling. There were many ideas incorporate into the Library from the White City to the Modern concept. Before The Harold Washington Library was built. Chicago decided to hold a design competition. “In 1988 a city-appointed jury of eleven people awarded the design of Chicago’s new main…

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  • The Social Exchange Theory

    A Fading Friend but Not Forgotten When I was a kid, I was a social and outgoing kind of person. In Kindergarten, I met a friend named Jeremy. He was anti-social, awkward, and an all-around goofball. He always made me laugh though and from that point on, we became best friends. I remember as a kid, going to his house and playing Super Nintendo with him, eating with his family, sharing birthdays, and watching Power Rangers. Both of our fathers have disabilities. My father was hit by a drunk…

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  • The British Empire: The Suez Canal

    USA and Britain made light of the significance of it. As the USA was the world superpower, its political power was much stronger than that of Britain. This means that the USA has the upper hand in the contradiction of the objectives. Therefore, it is certain that the Suez Crisis can be regarded as an eye opener for the British government to the new position of Britain which cannot act against the USA. British financial and economic weakness should also be taken into consideration. The…

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  • Soldiers Home Hemingway Analysis

    Hemingway’s Soldiers Home brings many question to us as the readers of what exactly does the title mean and what the soldier is and what the soldier has become. Hemingway portrays a setting in which the soldier is trapped and no longer can escape due to past experiences and drastic changes in his life. Harold Krebs also referred to as “Hare”, “Harold”, and “Krebs” is a hard fighting solider who fought for his country and now is suffering after coming home. He who served for his country out of…

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  • Symbolism In The Metamorphosis By Kafka

    In The Metamorphosis, a novel by Franz Kafka, the protagonist Gregor Samsa Wakes up to realize he is an insect. The tragedy of a working man that maintains his family and that later turns into a useless insect can symbolize the typical male figures worst nightmare, being unable to support his family financially. The figure of an insect can symbolize a similar “disease” that the protagonist on “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was suffering from. In the “Gender and Pathology In…

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