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  • The Holidays Of The Eid-Ul-Fitr

    end the month long fasting with the celebration of Eid- ul-fitr (EID). The Eid al-Fitr (the Feast of Fast-Breaking) is also known as the Eid as-Saghir (the Lesser Eid), and comes first in the Islamic calendar. Eid falls on the first three days after Ramadan (Noakes, Greg). Eid-ul-fitr “One of the most important holidays of the Muslim calendar lasts for three days. It is a festival of victory and faith, time for relaxation, of hope renewed, of strengthened resolution to do what is right, and of good will toward all”( El-Bakry, Fathia). The festival begins with the sight of the new moon in the sky, but since the lunar year is shorter than the solar year, the Eid falls on an earlier date each…

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  • The Importance Of Tradition In Shirley Jackson's The Lottery

    held the lottery though this tradition is actually meaningless. Some young people tried to stop this tradition. In the story we see that Mr. and Mrs. Adams suggested to the Old Man Warner, who is the oldest man in the village that some other villages have already stopped this tradition. Then Warner said “…………. We’d all be eating stewed chickweed and acorns. There’s always been a lottery” (Jackson 246). Old Man Warner keeps strong belief in superstition. That’s why he wants the tradition of…

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  • Comparison Essay: Public Vs Private Law Office

    is always a master calendar that goes to the whole legal team, and there are usually personal calendars that each member of the legal team keeps separately. The book also illustrates that some calendaring is done automatically by computer and some is done manually and describes what details are included on a calendar event. The book includes the importance of calendaring events as soon as they are discovered, and the importance of setting periodic reminders of crucial dates through a tickler…

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  • Dazzlers Of Mcneese Case Study

    The account holder will be responsible for any NSF checks and if more than two (2) NSF checks are received in an academic calendar year, member will be dismissed from the organization and may repeat the tryouts when available for the next academic calendar year. - There are NO REFUNDS of monies if a members’ membership is terminated for any reason. - The advisor, president/captain, vice-president/co-captain, and treasurer shall have access to bank accounts, bank statements, and bank audits.…

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  • Aztec Calendar Essay

    The purpose of a calendar is to keep track of things such as the past or future time, days until a certain event happens which could be holidays or someone’s birthday, or time since an event has happened. There are many different variations of the calendar, including Egyptian, Roman, Gregorian, Lunar, etc. The creation of the calendar was influenced by the geographical location as well as the seasons, although, in warmer countries where seasons cannot be differentiated, the moon would keep the…

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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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  • Mother-Daughter Relationships In Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club

    Mothers all over the world dream of raising daughters who know who they are and what they want. Furthermore, mothers want their daughters to feel empowered while remaining true to themselves and their values. Amy Tan’s novel The Joy Luck Club explores four mother/daughter relationships and the struggles they face. The mothers all use the memory of their tribulations while living in China, in an effort to pass on messages of empowerment to their daughters. Through their own narratives, they…

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  • Security And Security In The Android Operating System

    strides to insure that users are secure through various updates and rereleases, but the damage done to public privacy was massive and shouldn’t be repeated. Smartphones have been growing rapidly with the evolution of technology. One main operating system for Smartphones is Android. There are many benefits to the Android operating system which have made it in popular in demand, and has branded it as one of the great early operating systems of Smartphones. Android was made by the Open-Handset…

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  • Chinese Culture In China

    different celebrations throughout the year. In times when productivity was very low, the Chinese would celebrate to bring out people in hopes of boosting the output in the countryside. Fortunately for the Chinese, they have experienced a lot of prosperity over the course of their history. Today, Festivals are used as celebrations instead of recruitment. “The most significant festivals in the Chinese calendar remain those connected to the spring planting and autumn harvest” (GaleGroup). The…

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  • Divine Thirteen: The Sacred Aztec Number

    people; not only was it symbolic for the empire’s celestial heavens, but it also played a key role in the Aztec ritual calendar and throughout the empire’s history. The Aztec Thirteen The Aztecs had many numbers they believed to be lucky—3, 7 and 10, to name a few—but none was so important as the number…

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