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    Within the realm of communication there are five contexts of communication which we utilize regularly to effectively relay the messages we intend for others to receive. These five contexts are referred to in Business Communication for Success (2012) as intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, public and mass communication. As each context is examined we will explore examples of each one as they present themselves in everyday life in addition to the appeal of intrapersonal communication and the not so appealing mass communication. The first context of communication is referred to as intrapersonal communication by author Donna Vocate of the article Intrapersonal communication: Different voices, different minds (1994). Intrapersonal communication can be considered self-conversation or self-thought. The reasoning is that intrapersonal communication occurs between you and yourself. My most recent encounter with this context type was while I had to give a presentation for a proposal to my manager. Whilst doing so and giving them to review I regularly found myself going over points and reviewing my next steps in my mind. In the process of doing that I asked myself if I had covered all the points of each step prior to moving forward. Sometimes intrapersonal communication is not enough and there needs to be dialogue such as in interpersonal communication. The second context, interpersonal communication is similar to intrapersonal communication in that it is intimate. Interpersonal…

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    first atomic model was introduced by an English chemist, physicist, and meteorologist named John Dalton. John Dalton had reintroduced the idea of the atom that had once been a theory of a Greek scientist named Democritus. However, unlike Democritus, Dalton was able to prove the existence of atoms. Through many experiments, Dalton came up with a list of properties, that he thought, all atoms shared. Each element is composed of atoms Atoms are tiny, featureless spheres All atoms of same element…

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    “You are beautiful”. Matthew Hoffman’s piece titled “you are beautiful”. This piece is an biennial panel. Installed at the Elmhurst art museum Illinois. March 2015. “You are beautiful” falls under contemporary art.”You are beautiful” provides people with an opportunity to reflect on our society and the issues that we are going through on a day to day basis.People can relate to this piece.”You are beautiful” is more than just three words.”You are beautiful” is hung at the entrance of the museum…

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    Symbolism in the works of literature refers to the use of objects, people, animals, and situations that have other meaning than the literal one used in the story. It creates a certain emotion or mood in the story making the reader understand it better. Symbolism is widely applied in the story Everyday Use by Alice Walker. This paper will explore symbolism in the story Everyday Use which includes the house, quilt, yard and characteristics of some characters. One of the prominent symbols in the…

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    1 INTRODUCTION While humans have been using fire for many thousands of years, we have only recently in our history recognized the benefit of removing smoke from the home. There is little documentation on the history of chimneys and their function in the home. In western civilization there is record of chimneys being destroyed by an earthquake in 1347 (Butler, n.d.). Most homes had a centrally located hearth that was used for heat and cooking, which had a vent directly above it; While this did…

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    How does ‘Secrets in the Fire’ show personal strength and courage? ‘Secrets in the Fire’ written by Henning Mankell and translated by Connie Stuksrud, is a story about a young girl named Sofia who goes through many struggles and shows how she can cope and deal with those situations. The book gives examples of personal strength and courage by having the characters be persistent, having Sofia cope with her struggles, having characters encourage the protagonists, etc. This will focus on the three…

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    “Ship of Gold In the Deep Blue Sea” by Gary Kinder is a book about the search for the SS Central America; a steamship that carried hundreds of passengers and an estimated $2,000,000 in gold (which is $292,000,000 in modern day value) in 1857 that was trying to reach New York from Panama which later went down in a hurricane. Tommy Thompson later sets out to discover the riches of the lost vessel on a quest that people had thought was near impossible to plan. While Thompson had found the ship and…

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    Dr. Q Honors English 17/3/23 The Fundamental Actress of The Importance of Being Earnest- Dame Judi Dench “The Importance of Being Earnest” is a British comedy written by Oscar Wilde, which was transposed into a movie by the director Oliver Parker in 2002. Lady Augusta Bracknell is a dominant character which has a profound impact in both play and movie; her role is essential. She symbolizes the stereotypical upper-class woman during the Victorian Age. She is the tool through which Oscar…

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    accidently misinforms the rest of Leonato’s household of the Prince’s intentions. In the open spaces of Tuscan rolling hills, this distinctly metropolitan quality is lost beyond the necessity of the plot itself. Barton argues further that the transposition of Messina results in “a virtual obliteration, beneath the generalized bucolic bonhomie, of Shakespeare’s carefully structured social hierarchy.” This location softens the social hierarchy in order to emphasize a lighter setting. In full…

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    From those two readings I chose to write about the author of the story “Fear and Loathing in America” (1972) Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American author and a maverick journalist and also he is the creator of the gonzo journalism. In critique, John Hellman wrote “by conceiving his journalism as a form of fiction, Thompson has been able to shape actual events into meaningful works of literary art.” “fear and in los Vegas is an all – out display of gonzo journalism that remains Thompson best…

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