Leonard Wong

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  • Being A Military Child Essay

    2010, the House Armed Service Subcommittee held a hearing on the recent studies on the effects of deployment on military children. The House Subcommittee saw two witnesses, Dr. Anita Chandra, a Behavioral Scientist with the RAND Corporation, and Dr. Leonard Wong, a Research Professor with Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College. Both Dr. Chandra and Dr. Wong reported findings that the remaining caregiver’s mental state was capable of affecting the child’s mental state. In other words, a child with a mother who has depression problems is more likely to have emotional and/or behavioral problems than a child with a mother who has no history of depression. When asked by chairwomen Susan Davis what she thought should be done to assist military families, Dr. Chandra stated “There has been a lot more attention on younger children, younger than 12. There are a lot of development and support programs for them. We hope this starts to identify some of the needs of older youth and teenagers so that we can look at the programs we currently have and figure out if we are aligning our programs with those needs for adolescents” (House, Committee on Armed Services, United States, Subcommittee on Military Personnel, & Congress, 2010). Dr. Wong additionally found that the number one predictor for deployment stress, all the more important than family stability, was whether or not the adolescent participated in sports. This was followed by having a strong family, and whether they felt…

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  • Analysis Of The Naked Roommate

    Harlan is the writer of the highest selling book to students joining college, The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might keep running Into in College. From landing on grounds to offering a lavatory to 40 outsiders to sharing address takes note of, The Naked Roommate is your first best friend when carrying out a background at EVERYTHING you have to think about school. Beside that, Harlan is an expert speaker who has gone by more than 400 secondary school and school grounds. He is a…

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  • Technology And Depression

    “All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane, the automobile, and the computer - says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.” This quote was said by Mark Kennedy an American writer. As this may be a funny quote it is also true. Technology has been growing rapidly over the course of history. We lived in a world where writing letters were the normal thing to do. However, things have changed and people are not the way they use to be. We…

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  • Virginia Woolf Professions For Women Analysis

    Virginia Woolf’s “Professions for women” is an essay, but it sounds like a speech. Woolf recalls that when she worked as a journalist, she felt restricted expressing down her real feeling and reviews about men’s writing. When she worked as a novelist then, she also had to worry about if men would be shocked or disagreed with the truth she told. Her own two specific pieces of experiences reveal women’s struggle in today’s society and also try to provide solutions for defending women’s rights.…

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  • The Death Of The Moth By Virginia Woolf

    Death was an ongoing matter during the nineteen forties due to the events of WWII and the holocaust which brought a sense of darkness upon the world as a whole. The thought of despair and desolation was embedded in the mind’s of people as WWII lasted several years. The world witnessed the deadliest wars of all times with the loss of millions of lives. whether it was captured on the news, written in the papers or witnessed in reality, the whole world was alert to it. This brought a gloomy…

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  • Objectivism And Diction In Anthem By Ayn Rand

    The edits and revisions of Ayn Rand’s novella, Anthem, strengthen the message that collectivism is oppressive and objectivism is necessary for an individual to function. Rand’s edits of diction and sentence structure assist in developing the meaning of the novella. Ayn Rand, author of the novella Anthem, utilizes diction and sentence structure in order to develop the villainy of collectivism and the virtue of objectivism. Rand’s choice of diction in the edited novella complicates and confuses…

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  • Stereotypes Of Gender Roles Essay

    For example, the males in The Big Bang Theory are all scientists. Leonard Hofstadter is an experimental physicist at Caltech in Pasadena, Sheldon Cooper works as a theoretical physicist at Caltech, Howard Wolowitz works as an aerospace engineer and former NASA astronaut at Caltech in Pasadena, and Raj Koothrappali is an Indian-born astrophysicist who lives in Pasadena and works at Caltech. Unfortunately, one of the main women characters in The Big Bang Theory is another story. Penny is a…

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  • Consumerism In Annie Leonard's Story Of Stuff

    The extraction stage, is where the Earth’s resources are cut down to create the items consumers want. It is only natural for Earth’s resources to be used for creating products and produce, however corporations take it a step further into not putting in any thought for what may or may not be a bit “too much” extraction. Next is the production stage and this hurts both the environment and people because toxins are being released into the air from the factories that create our possessions.…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of The Death Of A Moth

    Rhetorical analysis of “The Death of the Moth” by Virginia Woolf “Where there’s life, death is inevitable and the greater fear of death, the greater the struggle to keep on living”, an idea well represented in Virginia Woolf’s “The death of a moth” (Mo Yan Quotes). In Woolf’s book, she describes a moths struggle to hang on to its life before accepting its fate and allowing death to take its last breath away. The longer the moth tried to stay alive, the more it endured. The cycle of life is…

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  • Theodore Roosevelt's Legacy

    Hills and fought for American victory. Teddy created a legacy that will last for years to come. The tough decisions he made in his life ensured that he would become one of the greatest men in history. Teddy’s charge at Kettle Hill, July 1, 1898 created an image of the Spanish American War that lasts to this day (Konstam). Teddy Roosevelt’s decisions were instrumental in winning the battles at San Juan and Kettle Hills. Theodore and the Rough Riders were amazing soldiers and were obvious choices…

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