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  • Pythagoras: A Short Story

    “A squared plus b squared.” I blurted. “That’s the equation isn’t it?” I hid the book behind my back hoping Pythagoras wouldn’t see it. He narrowed his eyes at me. “What’s that behind your back?” Pythagoras’s brown hair was mussed like he hadn’t slept well and there were shadows under his green eyes. I suspected that he had woken from his “dream from the gods” and had stayed up pondering his options. Why would he have come to my house and arranged triangles from firewood? “It’s nothing.” I said quickly. “And it’s not a book. I can’t read.” That was a lie, I could read very well. “Go home. Why are you at my house anyways?” “Don’t burn the book.” Pythagoras warned me, and I got the message that he had seen it. “Daphne, when you’re done with the book, can I see it? I want to see if any of it is written in Akkadian.” He glanced at the firewood and said awkwardly, “Can I borrow some firewood?” “Sure.” I replied, and he left the house with all the wood in the fireplace. It was an effort to get me not to burn the book. After he had finally disappeared, I opened the book once more. PROOFS OF THE THEOREM, one chapter was titled. I groaned and shook my head. This was really the book he had wanted. “This is crazy.” I said to myself before leaving to collect more firewood. Pythagoras left me a note outside my house, telling me to give him the book. It read that I should meet him in the marketplace. After work ended and I collected more wood, I crammed the book and the firewood…

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  • Theme Of Ambiguity In Henry James The Turn Of The Screw

    governess’ unconscious or if they are truly haunting both Miles and Flora. These two differing viewpoints are a direct result of James’ use of ambiguity of the text. James’ story then changes from a simple ghost story about a governess, two ghosts, and two children to a story filled with ambiguity and questions, which contribute to the overall uneasy, eerie, and uncanny feeling produced. The development of the uncanny through James’ use of ambiguity within the text opens up a new perspective of…

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  • Leadership Style At Applied Research Technologies Inc Case Study

    examples of his behavior. As a general manager of the Filtration Unit of Applied Research Technologies (ART), Peter Vyas notices that his teamwork had worked hard diligently to get his project on the right track successfully. The goal of his plan is to reconstruct a mini water-oxidation product. In spite of having two failures to reach the outcomes of this plan over past three years, his team still has good potential to make their goal happens. He never loses his strong interest and enthusiasm,…

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  • Three Peer Transition

    Through the last Month all three Peer Transition/ Diversion specialists have attended the five day Recovery Coach certification training and completed this successfully on 5/11, 5/12, 5/18, and 5/19. The Medical clearance for the three Peer Transition/ Diversion specialists has been completed for Catskill regional, but still waiting for the Justice center clearance to finally be a part of the Behavioral Health Unit. During this past month the three Peer Transition/ Diversion specialist has…

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  • Informational Text Standards

    Making Meaning correlation tool indicates that these standards are touched upon in Unit 7, one day in Unit 4, one day in Unit 5, and the bulk of the remainder falling into Unit 9: Synthesizing. Week 3, Day 4 has students integrating information from three texts on the same topic to speak knowledgeably about the topic, with the majority of the rest of the unit helping students to form opinions and support their opinions with text evidence. After reading the Unit overviews, there appears to be…

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  • Case Study: Get In Touch With A Property Attorney To Review Your Lease

    1. Get in touch with your attorney to review your lease. I suspect that the property owner knows the a/c unit is about to expire and the property owner is planning to stiff you with the bill of a new unit. The property owner stated if you do not change the filters, you are responsible for replacing the unit. I questioned why the a/c was being inspected now and not when you originally signed the lease. No answer was given. When you were speaking about the summer heat it sound like a motor…

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  • Character Analysis: The Bluest Eyes By Toni Morrison

    The imaginary friend she develops conveys Pecola’s subconscious hunger for being welcomed, the endearment she needs, and a bond. The friend encourages Pecola that she in fact has blue eyes and they are the bluest eyes she’s ever seen. Nevertheless, because the make-believe friend expresses the latent or hidden side of Pecola it also expresses Pecola’s unsung doubts and terrors. At times we see the imaginary friend approach enmity and threaten to disclose unsatisfactory…

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  • Corrections And Rehabilitations Case Study

    Subject was received into the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations (CDCR) on February 16, 2000 for burglary in the 1st as a third striker. Subject arrived at CCI on July 7, 2015. Subject will be housed in Administrative Segregation Unit (ASU) placement in Facility A Housing Unit 6 cell B 106L, for self-expressed safety concerns. Subject explained that he was assigned as a porter in Facility A Housing Unit 3, and that Officer Lopez caught him with a kite/note that he was…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Career As A Correctional Officer

    instill that no profession is worth my soul and making the appropriate ethical decision can be a traumatic experience. It all started when I arrived to work on that summer night in June of 2011, being assigned as a swing shift sick relief officer would place me anywhere in the prison. On that night, my duty would require me to work in the Reception Center (RC), a highly volatile unit in the institution. Everything…

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Human Inequality Analysis

    The problem of human inequality and the divisions within human society is a big part of the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” and it is still part of our society today. An example of this problem is the trial of Tom Robinson, Walter Cunningham Jr. being treated differently because of who he is, and the discrimination against black people. Our society is still dealing with this situation…

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