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  • Laos Essay

    Laos, or the Lao People 's Democratic Republic, is a land locked-country in Southeastern Asia. It has a vast array of terrains that are traversed by the Mekong river. Sharing borders with Thailand, Vietnam, China, Cambodia, and Myanmar, Laos has a population size of approximately 6.77 million. This is roughly the size of Utah for population and size. Why leaders of the LPDR are in its capital Vientiane, along the Thailand border, the rest of the country’s population is extended across its mountainous terrain and multiple regions. Lao’s beliefs, values, or perceptions in it’s healthcare system are very complicated. It has a vast array of cultural differences. The the last accurate census conducted by the WHO determined Laos had with approximately…

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  • Sexual And Reproductive Health In Lao Pdp Case Study

    Health in Lao PDR BACKGROUND Organizational Background Pathfinder International (PI) is a leading international non-profit organization engaged in the area of sexual and reproductive health. PI with its mission ‘to ensure that people everywhere have the right and opportunity to live a healthy sexual and reproductive life’ believes that the reproductive health care is not only a part of basic human right, but also an essential way for creating better opportunities for women, which further leads…

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  • Edwin Starr And The Vietnam War

    Edwin Starr was a well-known American singer from the 1960s. In the 1960s, there were many social issues, such as African-American civil rights movement, feminism, and the Vietnam war. Many artists stood out and spoke loudly to against unequal treatment and war, Edwin Starr was one of the great singers during that time. Before 1945, French had the highest status in Vietnam, Lao, and Cambodia; however, after 1949, with communist became more and more powerful at that time, Ho Chi Minh who led…

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  • Western Imperialism In Thailand

    always in the mind of Japanese decision makers for military operations in South-East Asia. Thai Government, in order to maintain the status quo in the region, on 12 June 1940 signed the treaties of non-aggression at Bangkok between Thailand on one hand and France and Britain on the other. At the same day a Treaty of amity and mutual respect was signed at Tokyo between Thailand and Japan. While the treaties with Britain and Japan were ratified in August and December 1940 respectively, the…

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  • The Things They Carried Bravery Character Analysis

    Characters in The Things They Carried all earn respect from their bravery throughout the Vietnam War, but bravery is not something easy to have. Soldiers took a lot of sacrifices to be able to be considered brave. Tim O’Brien proves that life as a soldier is extremely difficult. Characters in The Things They Carried endured harsh conditions and required a long effort to be attributed as “brave”. Curt Lemon, Ted Lavender, Norman Bowker, and Kiowa each had great patriotism to sacrifice their…

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  • Characterization Of Women In The Things They Carried By Tim O Brien

    The Things They Carried is a novel written by Tim O’Brien that consists of multiple short stories that occurred around the time of the Vietnam War. The short stories within the book revolve around their struggles and hardships that Tim O’Brien’s platoon experienced during the war. In the book The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien tells stories of Martha, Mary Anne, and Linda in order to show how women were used as coping devices for soldiers during the war. Their stories as a whole help develop…

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  • Essay On Women In O Brien's The Things They Carried

    Women and men’s roles in society varied greatly during the Vietnam War. While women avoided the draft, protected from its brutality and tragedies, men were forced from their homes to serve in the ambiguous battles. In O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, women are portrayed as apathetic towards these soldiers. They are the homebound sex, not aware of the world outside their own. On the other hand, men are those who carry the weight of the world, submerged in the pain and politics of war. There…

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  • Tim O Brien Rhetorical Analysis

    The purpose behind an author’s piece is what ultimately makes it interesting. Many people enjoy reading for various reasons; some like to read for entertainment and others like to read in order to develop a deeper understanding of a topic he or she wishes to learn more about. This can also be applied in regards to why authors enjoy writing -- he or she will always have a purpose. For instance, in Tim O 'Brien 's The Things They Carried, he tells many stories from when he was in the Vietnam War.…

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  • Nonfiction Elements In Tim O Brien's The Things They Carried

    War changes people. The Vietnam war changed many soldiers, families, and countries who were affected. This war was different from the other wars we had fought in the past. It was long and, it lasted years longer than they had expected. The war became increasingly unpopular at home in the United States. The Things They Carried is a historical fiction novel that follows Tim O’Brien, who is also the protagonist of the book- and his fellow soldiers in the Alpha Company during the Vietnam war. Tim…

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  • The Prisoners Of War Analysis

    "The Prisoners of War,” a relatively short poem by Tom Disch, written in 1972, is riddled with imagery and deeper meaning. Even in the opening line, Disch cuts to the point. “Their language disappeared a year or so after the landscape: so what can they do now but point?” (line 1-3). Here it does not take much to get an interpretation. He is saying that our society has lost something. We have lost our “language,” meaning our ability to have intimate face-to- face conversations. That…

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