The Disintegration Loops

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  • Personal Narrative: My Aunt Barb's Suicide

    After the funeral, we went to Barb 's house for refreshments and reflection. Barb 's kids shared a few of her favorite dishes and desserts as a tribute. I grabbed a slice of cake and sat on a couch with my cousin, Rebecca. I noticed that while we were fine talking about Barb 's death, everyone else acted as if nothing happened. But we knew our Uncles and Aunts had to cave into their anger sometime. A few months later, my family vacationed on the North Shore. During the car ride, I read Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov and listened to The Disintegration Loops by William Basinski. Barb had died on May 9th, and we went on our trip at the end of July. Between May and July, I barely slept. My broken heart resulted in many sleepless nights. A therapist told me that Barb’s made the suicide decision, not me, yet I refused to accept it. My family drove from Minneapolis to Schroeder, Minnesota, to a vacation spot called Lamb 's Campground. My dad signed us in, we set up camp, made a fire, and after that went to bed. The next day we were planning to go to Grand Marais, which kept me excited most of the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Four Programming Languages In Programming Paradigms

    The loop predicate is defined as loop from N, the Statements loop is executed until the condition get false. Increment(N) is used to increment or decrement the loop count. And loop(n) is again called to attain the loop concept recursively. And when the value N becomes ‘0’ the loop stops. • In Prolog, only few statements can be combined in complex ways. Therefore, it is simple and it is not as readable as written logic. When comes to writablity, it is easy to write for basic programs, for…

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  • Iterative Statement In Programming Language

    pre-defined iterative statements include do, dotimes, dolist and loop (includes for and while) In Prolog there are no iterative statements. Since Prolog is a fact and rule based language and the programmers are allowed to provide with the info what needs to be achieved rather than how it needs to be achieved there are no iterative statements in Prolog.…

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  • The Song Analysis Of The Poem In 'Hollow City'

    2-1 is a song solely about things not being what they seem, and that is why I chose this song to represent this theme of the novel. Early in the storyline, the peculiar children come across a time loop full of peculiar animals. A seemingly ordinary dog possess the intelligence of a human, and seemingly ordinary chicken eggs are actually as explosive as bombs. Also, the tales within a book that Olive likes to read are not only tales, but coded stories which, if analyzed carefully, can reveal the…

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  • Harrison Bergeron Character Analysis

    Everyone has their own world in their mind, and in their mind, an ideal world exists, which called, ‘Utopia.’ In “Harrison Bergeron,” the short fiction written by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., equality forms the utopia for the most of the people. They can live without discouragement and frustration from being different, but it brings tragic results to human beings. This story implies that to achieve a utopia of the world, it should not formed with the equality of people’s abilities; it needs to be accept…

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  • The Loop Synagogue

    In the midst of a new era of development in Chicago, the firm Loebl, Schlossman & Bennett was commissioned to reconstruct the Loop Synagogue in 1957 (Figure 1) after the original building was lost to a fire. In order to reflect modern industrial life and provide a functional space within the transitioning city, the synagogue was designed to incorporate contemporary aspects in both the exterior and interior of the building, which is expressed through the materials and the layout. Additionally,…

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  • Loop Synagogue Case Study

    The 1950’s marked the beginning of an evolution in Chicago architecture, which would be a dramatic contrast to the two previous decades. These earlier years were characterized by stunted architectural growth and reform, and the lack of advancement was largely due to the shortage of funding associated with the Great Depression and World War II. In the midst of this new era of development, architectural firms Loebl and Schlossman & Bennett were commissioned to reconstruct the Loop Synagogue in…

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  • Miss Peregrines Home For Peculiar Children Summary

    mysterious past. When 16-year-old Jacob Portman finds his storytelling grandfather dead in the woods and a monster with a face of a nightmare beside him he starts to rethink everything. Jacob decides to look more into these children his grandfather always talked about, combing through his old archives, discovering many crucial pieces that all corresponded to one place, a children's home in a small island off of England and a date of September 3d 1940. Curious, he leaves for the island and…

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  • Summary Of Masterful Coaching By Robert Hargrove

    straightforward. The reading introduces three focal points to the reader. The first one is Personal Transformation. Personal Transformation is the basis of Hargrove’s principles and is the key to the "existence" of the individual. The next focal point is a way of "Being", which is fundamental to becoming a competent coach. Hargrove states that the role of the coach is defined in the context of being a steward. Finally, Hargrove associates the capability to produce amazing outcomes with personal…

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  • Kidney Function Essay

    This is facilitated diffusion. All this results in the surrounding blood having a relatively high solute concentration. So a large amount of water passes out of the filtrate in the proximal convoluted tubule, back into the blood by osmosis. Reabsorption of water in the loop of Henle and collecting duct: The loop of Henle is a hairpin loop that runs deep into the medulla and then turns and goes back to the cortex again. The function of the loop of Henle is to…

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