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  • Narcissism In Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland

    Alice is trying to conform to Victorian societal norms and expectations. Although she is only seven, she blames herself when she doesn’t have an explanation for a problem when in reality she shouldn’t expect herself (nor should anyone else) expect her to know about of what is going on in Wonderland. Alice has developed neurosis and she is consistently punishes herself for behaving in an undesirable manner and continue to accept the societal norms as her own expectations of herself. Alice has to…

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  • Arrival Analysis

    but a worldwide dilemma. To start off, the film is imperative for Embry-Riddle students who enjoy the subjects of science, space, and flight to watch. Reviewing a movie is not easy; sometimes it requires you to watch the film multiple times before you can fully understand the story line and being a college student those are luxuries time permits us not to have. To give a full in-depth review of Arrival for the Embry-Riddle community I decided to base my review on 4 criteria: Does Arrival relate…

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  • Arrogance In Oedipus The King

    And when Apollo makes it clear that Thebes suffering will only end once King Laius’s murderer is discovered and punished. Oedipus, being the only one who was able to solve the Sphinx’s riddle, viewed this as a simple task. Following through with his promise to reveal this killer, Oedipus called on the renowned seer, Teiresias. Understandably, the oracle was hesitant to share the truth with the new king, and does whatever he can to avoid…

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  • Effects Of Reality TV: A Demoralized Culture

    Unthinkable: Children Who Kill”. The Crime Library. 19 Mar. 2012. EBSCO. Web. 29. Nov. 2014. Nutt, Amy. “Are There Specific Laws Or Regulations That Reality TV Shows Are Required to Follow?”. Ezine Articles. 23 June 2008. EBSCO. Web. 29. Nov. 2014 Riddle, Karyn. "A Snooki Effect? An Exploration Of The Surveillance Subgenre Of Reality TV And Viewers’ Beliefs About The “Real” Real World." Psychology Of Popular Media Culture 2.4 (2013): 237-250. PsycARTICLES. Web. 29 Nov. 2014. Skeen, Hope.…

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  • Hmong Medicine Vs Modern Medicine

    Medicine is a field that has evolved across edges. In the ancient ages, each society had its rules of medicine regarding the rampant infections that were in the geographical location that one lived. The morbidity and mortality factors are the triggering factors of finding the cure of the illnesses that one is likely to suffer from owing to the symptoms that they present. Though certain infections are only rampant in certain areas, most infections are universal. With the emergence of new…

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  • Jane Austen Major Works Data Sheet Summary

    Major Works Data Sheet: Do not cut/paste from a website, which is a form of plagiarism. Thoroughly complete each section of this. The more information you input, the better. Title: Emma Biographical information about the author: Author: Jane Austen Jane Austen was born in 1775 in Steventon, England to well-respected members of the community who valued learning and creativity. Her father was Oxford educated and was an Anglican rector. Jane and her many siblings read from their father’s…

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  • Ernst Stromer: The Curious Little Bone Hunter

    The Curious Little Bone Hunter Ernst Stromer was a determined man. He visited the Bahariya Oasis to look for mammal fossils with his pal Richard Markgraf, but he found some other intriguing fossils that captivated him for the rest of his life. Between 1940 and 1944, Stromer identified the bones of Aegyptosaurus, Carcharodontosaurus, and the largest known carnivorous dinosaur, Spinosaurus. He also found 42 other types of dinosaurs, fish, crocodiles, and turtles. Ernst Stromer discoveries were…

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  • Conflicts In Oedipus The King, By Sophocles

    himself. It became very clearly when Oedipus struggles with how to be a good king of Thebes, “Poor children! You may be sure I know… I am troubled, for he has overstayed his time.” (I, 60-75). We all can see that Oedipus is a good king. He solved the riddle of Sphinx, become the new king and ruled Thebes to the good way before the plague came. As we can see, when the plague came to Thebes, Oedipus has encountered many difficulties, “I was not sleeping…I’ve been in tears for a long while”. In…

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  • Oedipus Rex Theme Of Justice Essay

    be brought down upon Oedipus for his foolish actions and his particularly imprudent curse. While arguing with Teiresias, Oedipus scorns Teiresias’ use of riddles. Therefore, Teiresias mockingly reminds Oedipus of his encounter with the Sphinx and his ability to solve her clever riddles. Oedipus, then, boasts of his great ability to solve riddles through the use of his vast knowledge. However, Teiresias points out that Oedipus’ knowledge has kept him blind to the most devastating mystery of them…

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  • Why I Become A Curious Person

    I really wanted to be a Surgeon. But then started the actual ‘becoming a doctor’ part, as I started studying I realized that my proclivity to riddle solving was satisfied much more by Medicine rather than Surgery. Each case I studied was a riddle waiting to be solved. This thought was reinforced when I graduated and started my internship in Pakistan. I worked at JPMC, a government owned tertiary care hospital having 1800 beds. During that time…

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