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  • Literary Techniques In Three Came Home

    to see her husband while George is sick. She chose to be with her husband rather than be by her sick child’s side. While she was away, another woman went out and asked for medicine for the child. Did Agnes make the right choice? At the end of the movie, Agnes and her child were reunited with Harry. Agnes made many controversial decisions throughout the movie, but in the end her decision was justified by the family reuniting. It seems that all along Agnes knew they would be back together, but was it really worth taking the chance? With the effective use of characterization, the audience was able to sympathize and despise Agnes’s decisions. The third literary device effectively use in Three Came Home is the setting. In 1942, Sandakan was taken over by the Japanese after the Pearl Harbor bombing. Agnes was sent to live in a concentration camp with her son and many other women and children. In the camp we were able to witness that sickness and hunger the women and children faced. On the other side of the camp were the men. They were forced to do labor work by the Japanese soldiers. After spending months there Agnes and George were put on a boat and sent to another camp. Colonel Suga strictly ran this camp. George became severely sick and the soldiers attacked Agnes. At one point in the movie, the men tried to climb the fence to the women section and were shot to death. To see her husband, Agnes was force to climb under the barbwire fence at night. Insects were so…

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  • Essay On The Poisonwood Bible

    Palestinian American literary theorist and cultural critic Edward Said has written that “ Exile is strangely compelling to think about but terrible to experience. It is the unhealable rift forced between a human being and a native place, between the self and its true home: its essential sadness can never be surmounted.” In “The Poisonwood Bible” Nathan Price the father of the price family has exiled himself from his family which creates a rift in this family which eventually separates the whole…

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  • Nursing Leadership Case Study

    Educated at St. Francis Convent Secondary School in Kota Kinabalu, Yenny began a trainee nurse at school of nursing in Sandakan which is now known as College of Nursing Sandakan for 3 years. Yenny enter Sandakan Hospital as a Staff Nurse in 1990 and gained her certificate in Midwifery in 1996. Matron Yenny have been involved in nursing for 27 years and she is very experienced in Maternity Ward for 17 years. Prior to that, she worked for 10 years as a ward sister in the Surgical Department in…

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  • CF Chan Furniture S/B Case Study

    company. He was married with Ms Shim Me Ken on 1989 and has 5 children. It all started when Mr Chan started a company named Chan Rotan that it sold cane-made furniture. After a few years, the demand of cane furniture is decreasing and Mr Chan and Ms Shim had come up with an idea that they could be the retailer of the famous branded furniture manufacturer and had a target consumer of middle to low income group. On 1995, CF Chan Furniture S/B is formed. The business got better and another five…

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  • The Separation Of Prisoners Of War

    THE TREATMENT OF PRISONERS OF WAR UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS REGIME: IS IT REALLY EFFICACIOUS OR IS IT TIME FOR RETOOLING? “Wars, undertaken to maintain national honor, should be conducted upon the principles of moderation” – Hugo Grotius The history pertaining to the prisoner of war is as old as the history of warfare and throughout the course of such history we have always worshipped the victor and the loser is often erased from our memories. As the search for legal protection…

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  • Importance Of Harmony In Malaysia

    For instance, Gawai Dayak Festival, Christmas, Easter Sunday, Deepavali, Thaipusam, Wesak Day, Vaisakhi, Chinese New Year, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, Winter Solstice Festival, month of Ramadan, Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Hari Raya Haji and Nuzul Quran. Tourists are amazed at the maintenance of various traditions in Malaysia. Gradually, tourists discover the distinguishing geographical features. Specifically, tropical rainforests like Kuala Kubu Bharu, Taman Negara, Mulu National Park…

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  • Golden Land Berhad Case Study

    (a) Background information on the company. (Describe the company’ primary business activities in addition to providing information regarding the history of the company) Golden Land Berhad is an investment holding organization, takes part in the development of oil palm. The organization operates through Sabah plantations and Mill, Indonesian Plantations, Property Development, and Other sections. It is also involved in property development and holding activities, and attempts general construction…

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  • Hidden Horrors: Japanese War Crimes

    Through this new evidence, historians can create new perspectives on a historical period in time. This theme of harsh treatment at the hands of the Japanese is also prevalent in Toshiyuki Tanaka work Hidden horrors: Japanese War Crimes in World War II. This book describes the acts of cannibalism towards Australian, Pakistanis, Indians, and even fellow comrade during World War II by a group of Japanese. This work also describes the horrid fate endured by sixty-five ship wrecked Australian nurses…

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