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    Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that affects the formation of bones. The term Osteogenesis Imperfecta literally means imperfect bone formation. People with OI have bones that break easily, usually caused by a mild trauma or no cause at all. Multiple fractures are common with this disease since bones are weak. Although, in severe cases fracture of bones can occur before birth. This disease is caused by defective connective tissue and the lack of Type One Collagen. There are eight recognized forms of Osteogenesis Imperfecta ranging from Type I to Type VIII. Different signs and symptoms can differentiate the eight types of OI. My research is focused on OI Type I, which by the way is the mildest and least severe form of this…

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    Self Portrait Analysis

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    Self Portrait: In the self-portrait I tried to use a mix of the two strategies into one photo. I incorporated the strategies of contradiction and also exhibitionism to portray the destruction of stress. I tried to express a contradiction of my personality through the visualization of a gag, and the process of stress causing the contradiction of my true personality. The gag, which is stretched is to appear as it is skin being stretched. This is supposed to symbolize the contradiction of my…

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    Los Punk Stereotypes

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    As a noun, “punk” is defined by Merriam-Webster as being “a petty gangster, hoodlum, or ruffian; a rude and violent young man.” When used as an adjective, the same word means “inferior.” Members of this culture are depicted as the “bad kids” who fail to contribute to society and are most-likely destined to be the occupants of prison. In fact, “punk” is also a slang term meaning a “young man used as a homosexual partner especially in a prison.” When one hears the word “punk,” images of violence,…

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    Heterogeneity In Cities

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    Cities are made up of numbers, density, and heterogeneity (Wirth, 1938) that enable innovation and deviance to establish cultural groups through relationships, opportunities, and freedom. These distinct failing processes within weak urban environments produce a deviant, disorderly space that nourished subversive cultural groups aimed at weakening established social and economic channels. For example, cities create highly fragmented relationships that do not fulfill the needs of individuals and…

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    Aislin immaturity was an anything other than ordinary. That is she was surrendered by her female parent since she was not blasted to mother and well to take the support of her. That is she was given to her nanna who happened to a covert specialist for hydra. This her mom had no clue and well Aislin needed to grow up a remotely early and well she expeditiously bound a portion of the heedfully auricularly discerning because the old Lady was, truth be told, astringent to her. The grounds she…

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    “Ya’ll smoke to enjoy it. I smoke to die.” John Green’s Looking for Alaska explores the concepts of life and death, or more specifically how to live and die. Main character, Miles Halter, desires an exciting life and decides to leave the safety of his home to attend Culver Creek boarding school. Here he meets trailer-bred genius Chip “the Colonel” Martin. The Colonel introduces him to a life of fun and mischief. More importantly, Miles discovers the beautiful, clever, and self-destructive Alaska…

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    The phrase “New Wave” was a blanket term given to a materializing film movement in Europe in the late1950’s and 1960’s, mainly in France, Italy, and England where an abrupt manifestation of brilliant films emerged. This movement consisted of two groups of directors, the Cahiers , majorly consisting of critics turned filmmakers and the Left Bank who consisted of individuals who went straight into filmmaking. Jean-Luc Godard was within the Cahier division. In collaboration with Francois Truffaut,…

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    1 : Introduction 1.1 General Background Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 (1953) is a dystopian novel, set in a world where the ownership of books is illegal, and firemen burn books instead of putting fires out. The protagonist, Guy Montag, is a fireman. He decides to investigate the loyalty some in their society have for books by reading some he kept in secret. He is then discovered by his captain who reports him, and is chased by the government until he escapes in a river. In the end, he washes up…

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    Slavery In Haiti

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    Haiti in its fight to Political Freedom In his route to Asia, Christopher Columbus landed on the Island in 1492, naming it Hispaniola. As we learned in this course, Christopher Columbus was one of the first conquistadores who were seeking land and wealth in order to get high class standing. At the time, the Tainos lived in the land; they had a peaceful encounter at first where they exchanged gifts then second encounter, they n took over the land and enslaved the indigenous people who later died…

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    Ferocious Fear Faster, the men ran, faster, are they men anymore, faster, went the running skeletons trying to survive the freezing night. Night is a heart-wrenching nonfiction story by Eliezer Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor who decided to share his story and that of other millions, for everyone to learn and read of. Eliezer was a young man when his entire town was taken into a dehumanizing captivity by opposing German forces, forced around the entire expanse of a European country to five…

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