Nobel Peace Prize laureate
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...Nobel Prize Laureate Mohammed Anwar Al Sadat Order No: 183882 No: of pages: 11 Premium 6530 “It is in this spirit that Alfred Nobel created the prize which bears his name d which is aimed at encouraging mankind to follow the path of peace, development, progress and prosperity”. Mohamed Anwar Al Sadat: This wonderful quote was spoken by none other that the dignified and honored Nobel Laureate Mohammed Anwar Al Sadat after receiving the Nobel prize for his tireless efforts towards peace and social justice. Born in the year 1918 on December 25th in the Tala District of Egypt, Muhamed was one among his 13...
Argument Paper - President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize
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...Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel Peace Prize, as Alfred Nobel envisioned it, is awarded to “champions of peace” who genuinely contribute to bringing peace to the world (“A fitting prize” para. 6). During his acceptance speech, Obama commented, “Throughout history, the Nobel Peace Prize has not just been used to honor specific achievement; it’s also been used as a means to give momentum to a set of causes” (Schneider para. 7). In other words, Obama himself is apologizing to those who do not think he deserves the prize... Barack Obama Does Not Deserve a Nobel Peace Prize Barack Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on December 11, 2009, but he does not deserve it—yet. His administration promises to take...
Response paper about what you thought about Gandhi's work and his life. Be sure to include citations.
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...Nobel Peace Prize, as throughout his life he embodied all of the principles that prize seeks to honor. According to Francis Sejersted, Alfred Nobel is quoted in his will as having stipulated that his wealth was to be devoted... K. L. Gandhis Work and Life There can be no doubt that the life and work of the man who came to be known as Mahatma – Hindu for “Great Soul” (Wolpert, vii)-- Gandhi have had a profound impact not only on his native India, but on the entire world. His legacy is one of non-violence, tolerance and self-sacrifice in the face of significant obstacles; Indeed, the name Gandhi has become synonymous with those very concepts. It is difficult to understand how he was never awarded the...
The Persuasive Research Paper
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...Nobel peace prize holders was Alfred Nobel. The respect was a courtesy offered to reputable people who pledge for and work to restore fraternity among world nations. It is noteworthy that critics of Obama’s recognition consider that the president, by 2009, had insignificant achievement in creating fraternity among nations. They hint at the short service time that the president had, by then, and find it inadmissible to grant honor to the president for that. This argument is remains illogical when used... Task: Obama deserved the Nobel Peace Prize The announcement of the 2009 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize attracted opinions from many expressing their dissatisfaction and approval according to Phillips...
Literature mary shellys frankenstein
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...Alfred Nobel developed dynamite. His invention made earth-moving projects extremely more affordable, and ushered in a new era of major construction projects. But his ambition to create the world’s best explosive had a dark side. Dynamite would become incorporated into weapons of war, used in assassination attempts, and the cause of many accidental deaths. Alfred Nobel would become haunted by his creation... ? Frankenstein tells the story of a man who, against all odds and contemporary science, manages to crush scientific norms by instilling life in an assemblage of human body parts. Yet this is not a problem that is unique to the time period of Victor Frankenstein, when there was still much to be...
Economics of Organisations TAKE HOME EXAM
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...Alfred Nobel, 2001. Nobel Prize.org. Available at http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/2001/public.html The Market for Lemons 2009. Available at http://74.125.93.132/searchq=cache:sZRLBodU3dcJ:macminn.org/uncertainty/insurance/akerlof.pdf+akerlof+market+for+lemons&cd=10&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us Akerlof, G.A. 2009. The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. Economic Library. Available at http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/bios/Akerlof.html The Market for Lemons 2009. Economic Expert. Available at http://www.economicexpert.com/a/The:Market:for:Lemons.htm Citations of Akerlof 2009: The Market for Lemons: Quality Uncertainty and the...
Interests Rates
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...Alfred Nobel .... Rates Introduction Whether you are starting to save or you want to earn higher interests rates, one must understand the various prevailing rates on different products from banking institutions. Royal bank of Canada currently maintains an interest rate of 1.050% on saving on every dollar, with no minimum balance and no monthly fee, while CIBC bank returns an interest rate of 2% on savings deposits but require a minimum balance and within a stipulated time frame. On the other hand, Bank of Montreal earns an interest rate of 0.200% every day on every dollar and gives the account holder the right to access his funds while still earning interests. Finally, HSBC Bank of Canada has different i...
History of Military Demolitions
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...Alfred Nobel created an igniter of nitroglycerin based on the black powder... ?Running Head: HISTORY OF DEMOLITIONS History of Demolitions Modern theory of demolition absorbed the centuries old experience, creative pursuits, fruits of hard work and talent of craftsmen, inventors, technicians, engineers, scientists, whose efforts constantly synthesize, refine and enrich the legacy of military, technical and scientific expertise of many millions of people. The first “low explosive” invented by man was black powder - a mechanical mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal and sulfur, usually in ratio of 75:15:10. There is a widespread opinion that these compositions appeared in ancient times and were used...
Nonel Peace prize ( Martin Luther King and The Dalai Lama)
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...Alfred Nobel, the visionary behind the introduction of Nobel Prize. As per his will a portion of the award is dedicated for “the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses" (The Official Website of the Nobel Prize, n. p.). Thus, it is very clear that peace has been an area of focus for the Nobel Prizes. In 1964, this award was given away to the legendary advocate of social equity and peace, Martin Luther King Jr. His struggles in attaining racial equity were recognized here. Further in 1989, the 14th Dalai... ?Nobel Prize is considered to be one of the most...
Globalization and Its Discontents
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...Alfred Nobel - Information for the Public... BOOK REVIEW Globalization and Its Discontents Stiglitz, Joseph E. (2003, May). Globalization and Its Discontents. ISBN: 0393324397. W. W. Norton & Company. 304 pp. Reviewed by_____________________________ In 2001, John E. Stiglitz shared the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences with two others for augmenting in the 1970s the theory of markets with asymmetric information. (Bank of Sweden prize, 2001). Markets with asymmetric information can be said to be Stiglitz's main topic in his Globalization book. The subject can be best understood beginning with such questions as - Why are interest rates often excessively high on local lending...
Development and use of explosives over the past century
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...Alfred Noble too was among the many who tried to experiment with Nitroglycerine. He tired to experiment with it by combining it with different types and amounts of materials and chemicals. Nobel was the only person who was successful in combining them and in discovering a more shock resistant form of explosive that he named as dynamite. Soon after the discovery of dynamite, it became famous throughout... Development and use of explosives over the past century An explosive is a substance that contains a lot of potential energy stored in it. This potential energy is released when the substance encounters heat, light, sound, or pressure. The explosives are dangerous substances that not only take lives of ...
Changing Role of the Product Designer from 18th Century to Now
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...Alfred Nobel (dynamite) to name but a few . Many of these inventions can still be found in our homes today. These inventers where mostly engineers, doctors or scientist, educated and trained in only one field. Image 1: Mechanical Calculator Organizations But as the industries expanded and several prominent firms was established in the 19th and early 20th century, these firms created their own design departments to create new and innovative products in order to stay competitive. Examples are Coca-Cola , Nestle , Ford and the Carrier Corporation to name but a few. Through... Lecturer 24 April 2006 Changing Role of the Product Designer from 18th Century to Now Introduction Through history products was ...
Modern Poetry through "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
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...Nobel Prize. The Nobel Prize in Literature 1948: T.S. Eliot Biography. Web. 19 July 2012. Scudder, Vida Dutton. The Life of the Spirit in the Modern English Poets (1972). Ayer Publishing, 1972. Print. ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ by Thomas Stearns Eliot. Prufrock and Other Observations (1920). Filiquarian Publishing, 2007. Print.... ?Michael McGuire Dr. McDonnell English 253 July 19, Modern Poetry through ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ by T.S. Eliot Poetry as part of human culture has evolved overtime. Since the beginning of the literary civilization, different variations on literary works such as poetry and other forms of literary writings have evolved in...
The love song of J alfred prufrock by ts eliot
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...Nobel Prize. The Nobel Prize in Literature 1948: T.S. Eliot Biography. Web. 19 July 2012. Scudder, Vida Dutton. The Life of the Spirit in the Modern English Poets (1972). Ayer Publishing, 1972. Print. ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ by Thomas Stearns Eliot. Prufrock and Other Observations (1920). Filiquarian Publishing, 2007. Print.... Michael McGuire Dr. McDonnell English 253 July 19, Modern Poetry through ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ by T.S. Eliot Poetry as part of human culture has evolved overtime. Since the beginning of the literary civilization, different variations on literary works such as poetry and other forms of literary writings have evolved in...
Alfred Hitchcock
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...Alfred Hitchcock: The King of Modern Suspense Thrillers When Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899 to Emma and William Hitchcock, becoming a legendary film director was not in the cards for him. Growing up as the son of a green grocer and poulterer, his father was a disciplinarian who once sent a young Alfred with a note to the local police station, requesting them to put him in jail for 5 minutes due to bad behavior. This was an incident that would mark the psyche of the young man for the rest of his life. Educated in the Catholic school system, the overweight Alfred grew up a loner and sheltered. The cause of his...
Nobel Prize in Medicine Essay
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...Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1919 . Now the field of human immunity is considered to be one of the most important and paid much attention to. Many illnesses occur because of weak immune system. Immune system disorder is serious problem in modern medicine, thus many scientists currently implement a great number of investigations in order to find the ways of human immune system strengthening. Certainly, their research is based on the discoveries made by the great scientists in the past centuries. Belgian doctor Jules Bordet is a noble prize winner who was awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine for his discoveries in the field of human immunity. He is considered to be the one... his...
Explain the differences between national income or gross domestic product and what the state of bhutan in the himalayas calls gr
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...Alfred Nobel, 1971. Web. 4 April. 2011. ‹http://www.jstor.org/pss/1811581›. Kuznets, Simon (1963). Quantitative Aspects of the Economic Growth of Nations: VIII. Distribution of Income by Size. Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 11, No. 2, Part 2 (Jan., 1963), pp. 1-80. Web. 4 April. 2011. ‹http://www.jstor.org/pss/1152605›. Landefeld, Steven (2000). GDP: One of the Great Inventions of the 20th Century. Bureau of Economic Analysis, SURVEY... ? National Income, Gross Domestic Product, and Gross National Happiness BSC Level 4 – Business Economics Susana Rute I. Introduction Simon Kuznets, Harvard Economist and Nobel Prize winner, is credited historically with pioneering both the definition and...
Alfred Hitchcock
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...Alfred Hitchcock Table of Contents I. Biography, Cultural Background 3 II. Historical Period, Culture Represented by Hitchcock and His Work 4 III. Issues of Global Import Presented in Hitchcock's Works 5 IV. Political, Social Justice Concerns Presented in Hitchcock's Movies 6 V. Cultural, Other Human Interest Questions Presented in Hitchcock's Movies 6 VI. Artistic and/or Technical Issues in the Works of Hitchcock 7 VII. Place/Role of Hitchcock in Film History- Critics' Judgment 7 VIII. Personal Opinions About Hitchcock 8 Works Cited 9 I. Biography, Cultural Background Alfred Hitchcock, an engineer in his early life, was born in London England on the 13th...
Alfred Adlar
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...Alfred Adler and His Contributions to the Field of Psychology Alfred Adler is among the individuals who significantly contributed to the development of Psychology field. Adler is well known for his theory of Individual Psychology. In addition, he addressed comprehensive ideas on several aspects of psychology. While most of his concepts are reflected in several researches, the field of psychology does not acknowledge his contributions. Few individuals, beside the proponents of Adlerian theory support his work. This paper is subdivided into three major sections namely; the introduction, the main body, and the conclusion. In the introduction part, a brief highlight is presented concerning... Running head:...
Religious Terrorism
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...Alfred Nobel invented dynamite, many terrorists thought that this was the answer to their prayers, but theirs was a false hope. The trust put today in that new invincible weapon, namely suicide terrorism, may in the end be equally misplaced. Even the use of weapons of mass destruction might not be the terrorist panacea some believe it will be. Perhaps their effect will be less deadly than... Religious Terrorism Religious Terrorism It is true that no religion teaches violent lessons, in fact all religions justify violence in different ways and perceptions, I believe it has more to be associated with human psychology rather than religion. In my opinion there is only one main factor behind every religious...
Alfred Hitchcock
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...ALFRED HITCHCOCK Introduction Dial M for Murder (1954) is a film produced by Warner Brothers and directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The movie was based on the almost identical stage play of the same title by English playwright Frederick Knott (1916-2002). Almost half a century later when we look back the inescapable feeling is that it is a masterpiece of mystery genre. Articulate in his cinematographic visualization, Hitchcock renders it with more medium specific vitality and verve. Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) is a former tennis player who marries Margot (Grace Kelly) partly for her money. To please his wife, he has given up tennis and now sells sports...
Women and the Peace Movement in Britain
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...Nobel Peace prize was created and the woman behind the idea Bertha Von Suttner who persuaded Alfred Nobel to create the prize won it in 1905 [7]. By the end of the First World War in 1914, women earned their rightful position in the society due to their significant role in the peace initiatives across the globe, of which the British and American women had a major role to play. By this time, women had gained increasing recognition for their role in the society and some of them... Women did not make an individual contribution to British peace activism until the late twentieth century. To understand the situations that led tothe various peace movements in the twentieth century in Britain, it is important to ...
Women Suffrage
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...Alfred Nobel to create a prize for peace which was to be granted to deserving people whether they be “a Swede or a foreigner, a man or a woman.” von Suttner won the Nobel Peace prize in 1905. Peace groups had strong ties to international suffrage groups, further strengthening the creation of pan-national women’s peace movements. Women who could not vote and had no say in the matter of war or peace... WOMENS SUFFRAGE, AND LOCAL POLITICS Suffrage , the right to vote , or the right to take part in self government , taken for granted these days was a pipe dream for almost all of the fairer sex of this planet ,from the start of known history up to the dawn of the present century. Women’s Suffrage stems from...
Nobel prize winner Franco Modigliani
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...Nobel Prize winner Franco Modigliani Franco Modigliani is well known as the Nobel Prize winner of 1985 for his groundbreaking work on Macroeconomics and monetary theory, in other words, the theory of saving and the theory of corporate finance. He received the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences along with his colleagues at Sweden. Modigliani was born in Rome on 18 June 1918, where he received his schooling and further education in law. Though his father was a pediatrician, Modigliani chose not to enter the field of medicine due to his fear or suffering and blood. Instead, he opted to study law because that was the most famous field of education during that time... first Institute 9 March 1985...
Economist & Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman
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...Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for amplification on models of international trade and the geographical concentration of wealth, by probing the effects of economies of scale and of consumer preferences for varied goods and services. Furthermore, in recognition of his work, he received the John Bates Clark Medal from the American Economic Association, an award given every two years to the top economist under the age of 40.Paul Krugman was awarded the 2011 Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary for his "Paul Krugman Columns" in the New York Times... ?Paul R. Krugman Paul R.Krugman is one of the most renowned economists of his generation globally. He was born in February 28, 1953. Mr. Krugman got his...
Alfred The Great
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...Alfred the Great Order No. 282870 No. of pages: 3 1st 6530 King Alfred was born in 849 A.D. at the royal village of Wanating. He was the youngest son of King Ethelwulf of Wessex and Osburga who was a noble woman of deeply religious nature. (The Life of King Alfred, Asser, Bishop of Sherborne, Translated by Dr. J.A. Giles (London 1847)) He ascended the throne in 871A.D and ruled up to 899. He is said to have been one of the greatest kings to have ruled over mankind. His rule was very inspiring as it encompassed a plethora of achievements. He is also known to have fostered and nurtured the rebirth of both scholarly and religious activity....
Alfred adlers theory
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...Alfred Adler’s theory affiliation Adler’s life Alfred Adler lived between 1870 and 1937. He was a world renowned psychiatrist and philosopher. He stressed the need to understand people within their social contexts. He began addressing the issues in the early 1900s. His main focus in the time was the influence of order of birth, equality, parent education, holism of individuals and life style of those that are in a community (Carlson, Watts & Maniacci, 2006). His revolutionary observation triggered a life full of research as he was dedicated to understanding the behavior of people. He called this individual psychology. He came up with ideas that have been...
Films of Alfred Hitchcock
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...Alfred Hitchcock I find North by Northwest an intriguing film filled with suspense that it scares the audience. In this film, Hitchcock depicts his expertise in developing an active mood alongside suspense throughout the story. The film offers a new level of suspense compared to Hitchcock’s other films. The theme of mistaken identity is closely intertwined with suspense, a factor that makes the audience remain interested in the story. Every viewer would want to know what happens in the end. The film centers of Roger Thornhill, who accidentally answers to the name George Kaplan. After he answers to this name, he is immediately mistaken for the CIA agent, named George Kaplan ("North... Films of Alfred...
Alfred Hitchcocks Psycho
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...Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho" Characteristic pattern in Hitchcock's style is seen in Psycho, something known as black humor. He uses this in Norman Bates, the character played by Perkins. Bates hobby is taxidermy. He likes to stuff things, from animals to little things, but most of all his 'mother'. Bates stuffs birds that adorn the wall of the office of Bates Motel. Birds have often been used by Hitchcock to symbolize good. This is also prevalent in other Hitchcock films - symbolism. In "Foreign Correspondent", the kidnapped dignitary, is extremely fond of birds, and in one early scene, suggests that even on the eve of a world war, there is still hope for mankind... "The terrifying scenes of...
Alfred Russel Wallace
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...Alfred Russell Wallace was a British explorer, naturalist, and one of the most stupendous 19th Century’s evolutionary intellectuals. He was born in the year 1823 to Thomas Vere Wallace, a trained lawyer who did not practice law, preferring a quiet country life of literally pursuits and gardening; and Mary Anne Greenell, about whom Wallace says almost nothing in his autobiography. His father lost his modest inheritance in two perilous investments and with the growth in the size of his family, they severally moved to places where food and rent was reasonably priced (Wallace, 6). Wallace was the eighth of nine siblings and his parents could barely afford them the six years of formal... Introduction Alfred...
ALFRED THAYER MAHAN
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...Alfred Thayer Mahan Mahan, Alfred Thayer (1840-1914), naval officer, and world-renowned theorist on history and strategy, was born at West Point, New York. Born to Mary Okill and Dennis Hart Mahan, the latter a professor of civil and military engineering at West Point, he wrote some of the most influential works on history and strategy ever produced. He attended Columbia for two years where he was a member of the Philolexian Society debating club and then, against his parents wishes, transferred to the Naval Academy, where he graduated second in his class in 1859. Commissioned as a Lieutenant in 1861, Mahan served the Union in the American Civil War as an...
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER MUHAMMAD YUNUS
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...Nobel Peace Prize laureate for 2006 together with Grameen Bank which he founded dedicated towards eliminating poverty and empowering the people through their own efforts. Economic and social development goes side by side for the realization of the end of poverty in the world. Micro-financing plays a major role in this as Muhammad Yunus firmly believes. The value that Grameen Bank gives to the people offers it the breathing ground to permit itself to look at the potential and capability... to microfinancing but also such aspects as pensions and food enterprise. It is both economic and social in its endresult. The power it gives to the people through providing them the opportunity to grow...
J. Alfred Prufrock
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...Alfred Prufrock’ ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ starts with the image of time, much in comparison and contrast with the carpe diem theme of Andrew Marvell that T.S Eliot draws upon consistently in the latter parts of the poem as well. There exist a number of auditory, visual and tactile images in the poem, ranging from colors, animate and inanimate objects and sensory experiences of human togetherness. It can be observed that the images that recur in the poem, even as they refer to the objects related to real-life existence, are rather abstract. And the images are more akin to the metaphysical aspects of life than merely metaphorical ones... The Use of Images in T. S Eliot’s ‘The Love Song of J....
A nobel economist's caution about government
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...Nobel Economists Caution about Government In “A Noble Economist’s Caution About Government,” Donald J. Boudreaux and Todd J. Zywicki argue that the society is so sophisticated that mere expression of ideas are insufficient to offer complete understanding of the functioning of the society. The authors attribute this idea to Friedrich A. Hayes, an economist from Britain who held that economics fill the world with illusions about the society. According to the authors, the deceit surrounding economics capacity to explain the functioning of the society is evident in the futile government interventions in the economy. For example, the U.S. Affordable Care Act has brought little change since its... A Nobel...
Alfred Russel Wallace
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...Alfred Russell Wallace was a British explorer, naturalist, and one of the most stupendous 19th Century’sevolutionary intellectuals. He was born in the year 1823 to Thomas Vere Wallace, a trained lawyer who did not practice law, preferring a quiet country life of literally pursuits and gardening; and Mary Anne Greenell, about whom Wallace says almost nothing in his autobiography. His father lost his modest inheritance in two perilous investments and with the growth in the size of his family, they severally moved to places where food and rent was reasonably priced (Wallace, 6). Wallace was the eighth of nine siblings and his parents could barely afford them the six years of formal... Introduction Alfred...
Films of Alfred Hitchcock
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...Alfred Hitchcock Humans have an insatiable urge for entertainment, part of which is often satisfiedthrough watching movies. Whenever a movie is written and subsequently produced, there are a couple of themes that accompany it. Though all movies have a significant amount of simulated actions, many of the themes do occur in the real life. Writers tend to have a particular thought to develop into a plot, which is often inspired by real-life events. Then, when a movie is being written and produced, the relevant personnel decide which genre to adopt. Horror, science fiction and action are some of the categories for movies. In this paper, the focus lies on a 1960 Alfred Hitchcock film, Psycho... Films of...
Nobel Prize Winner Harald zur Hausen
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...Nobel Prize Winner Harald zur Hausen is a German native born in Gelsenkirchen on 11 March 1936. He studied in the universities of Bonn, Hamburg and got his doctor of medicine degree in 1960 from Dsseldorf University. After getting the degree he turned into medical assistant. Following two years he got associated with the department of microbiology at Dsseldorf University as an assistant, after three years he went to Philadelphia and worked at the virus laboratories with well-known virologists Werner and Gertrude Henle. At the University of Pennsylvania he became an assistant professor. In 1969, he became a regular teaching and researching professor at the University of Wurzburg... Herald zur Hausen Nobel ...
Poetry analysis - Alfred Tennyson
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...Alfred Tennyson is an English poet who was born on 1809 in Sommersby England. He was born during the beginning of the French Revolution and at the last part of the Napoleonic Wars. Alfred demonstrated a love for poetry at an early age. He began achieving critical success in poetry around 1842 with the publication of various lyrics on philosophical and mythical subjects. Later in life, his poetry began following a narrative form rather than the usual lyrical style. This was a result of the emergence of the novel as a popular literary form. Not only did he later write verses on dramatic fiction, but also on the current political issues. For instance, his poem, The Change of the Light... Poetry Analysis...
HOLLYWOOD: ALFRED HITCHCOCKS REAR WINDOW
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...Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window An auteur is a film director who overwhelms his or her work with a very personal insight or perspective that the audience may see or treat the filmmaker as the movie’s writer. Rear Window depicts Alfred Hitchcock as a strong auteur through his methods of using identical themes and motifs acknowledged in his former works. Genre is a technique borrowed from literary analysis and founded on similarities in the narrative aspects from which a movie is built. The genre of Rear Window is thriller. A recognizable element present in Rear Window that help identify its generic identity is meta-information. Meta-information is information that goes past... Hollywood: Alfred...
Alfred Hitchcocks "Vertigo" (movie review)
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...Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” (Movie Review) The film is a ic since it explores the issues of anxiety and fantasy in a mastery way. Hitchcock brings out the unexpectedly tale of a personal obsession of Scottie that results from his undying love for Madeline. Moreover, Hitchcock takes general emotions such as lust, guilt and fear and puts them into ordinary characters, and creates and depicts them in images more than their description in words (Christensen 365). Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo is about a mans obsession with a woman so much that after she dies, he desires and seeks to resurrect and recreate her in another woman. The themes of Vertigo are death and desire... Karen Descent James O’Neil March 12,...
Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson
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...Alfred Lord Tennyson “Ulysses” in Alfred Lord Tennyson’s rendition depicts recreation of an epic figure drawn from Homer’s Odyssey as a hero who embarks on his last sea voyage and from Dante’s Inferno as a man of tragic consequences who meets death while on journey for further quest of knowledge and wisdom. It is quite conspicuous that based on these combined accounts, the poem carries with it the central theme which exhibits the essence of learning through continuous exploration. As such, the traveller in “Ulysses” expresses – “I cannot rest from travel; I will drink / Life to the lees. All times I have enjoyed” to signify how a life of voyage can never be detached... Analysis of the Poem “Ulysses” by...
World Cinema & Auteurs : Alfred Hitchcock
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...Alfred Hitchcock In the 1950s French film critics, most notably Francois Truffaut, proposed the auteur theory. It describedthe hallmarks of a film director in terms of personal aesthetic vision, recurring themes, recognized technique, thematic and stylistic consistencies, a distinct view of the world and considerable control over production. An auteur's work is marked by his personality and unique artistic vision and is as recognizable and typical as the creators of any other work of art (Auteur Theory 2006). The director of an auteur film dictates the artistic statement, assumes acclaim for the film and is responsible for garnering an audience. During the development... of auteur theory,...
The Films of Alfred Hitchcock
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...Alfred Hitchcock’s formal style of production has been identified as simply a series of set pieces that are linked together by the plot. He set his films in a wide array of locations and depicted with landscapes at the beginning of each film. The well-lit space of a house that is in fact unpleasantly unhomely is represented in most of his films. The film, Rebecca (1940), unfolds on a mansion that is far away from people and; therefore, depicting that fear would be greater since the house is so isolated (8). It is depicted how the second Mrs. De Winter, comes face to face with the presence of Rebecca, when she enters her... House Serving as an Evocative Space of Representation in Hitchcock’s Films...
Critically Evaluate article-Alfred Binet
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...Alfred Binet:” An Appreciation of Binet’s Multiple Contributions In reference to the renowned Binet-Simon intelligence scale, Robert S. Siegler asserts that Alfred Binet’s less known works in psychology deserve equal recognition and further studies too. In “The Other Alfred Binet,” Siegler reviews Binet’s primary contributions to psychology, explores why his intelligence scale was more prominent than other works, and understands the place of his contributions in determining early cognitive development’s processes and unifying theories about cognition and cognitive development. Siegler argues that Binet made outstanding contributions to understanding intelligence... March 22, Siegler’s “The Other Alfred...
Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" (Movie Review)
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...Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” (Movie Review) The film is a ic since it explores the issues of anxiety and fantasy in a mastery way. Hitchcock brings out the unexpectedly tale of a personal obsession of Scottie that results from his undying love for Madeline. Moreover, Hitchcock takes general emotions such as lust, guilt and fear and puts them into ordinary characters, and creates and depicts them in images more than their description in words (Christensen 365). Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo is about a man's obsession with a woman so much that after she dies, he desires and seeks to resurrect and recreate her in another woman. The themes of Vertigo are death... the director and producer envisioned...
Alfred A. Strauss 1897-1957
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...Alfred Strauss was born on 29 May 1897 in Karlsruhe Germany, and he was a medical practitionerin private practice in Germany. Strauss has received massive global recognition from earlier work in the instructive therapy he offered to the child that had suffered a brain injury. This child had problems with perception and concept formation; disorders that Strauss managed to rectify thus earning the global recognition in the medical field. In this regard, Strauss managed to challenge the general perception that children with learning difficulties were innately mentally retarded (“Learning Disability”). Strauss received his medical degree from University of Heidelberg in the year 1922, and he... Allan...
"The Birds" by Alfred Hitchcock
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...Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock was one of the best American directors in contemporarycinema. He is touted as a purveyor of the modern thriller. He is so iconic that some movies are usually described as “Hitchcock-ian”. Hitchcock’s works have almost similar themes and techniques and you get that feeling that once you have watched a Hitchcock movie, you seemed to have watched it all. But that’s not the reason why audiences are so hooked with Hitchcock movies. Hitchcock movies deliver threat and suspense effectively even if you don’t know what’s going on. Perhaps that’s why it’s effective, because you do not know what’s going on. The tension is quite evident as the film starts... poker too...
Why Shiller and Fama can won the Nobel Prize?
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...Nobel Prize Date Hansen, Shiller and Fama can winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize Shiller, Hansen and Fama are economists. In 2013, they won the Nobel Prize because they fundamentally altered the investors’ ways of analyzing, buying and selling stocks. They won this prize for their empirical and critical analysis of asset prices. The trio was awarded the price for their academic intelligence in answering the controversial question of what drives asset prices. The three economists spend their career analyzing how the value of assets varies over time. The three economists took a centre role in trying to explain what happens to asset prices, why... Hansen, Shiller and Fama can winners of the...
Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson.
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...Alfred Lord Tennyson, written in this century is representative of the characteristics of this period in history. Ulysses was the king of Ethaca, in Greece and this poem is an account of his statements as he is preparing to embark on one of his voyages. The poet conveys through the words of his protagonist that the great king has been involved in a number of great battles and has gathered a huge store of experience. He has travelled to far and wide... ?Running Head: THE REPRESENTATIVE POEM The Representative Poem Paper The 19th century was characterized by a variety of unique cultural characteristics that had a significant influence on the literature written during this period. The poem “Ulysses” by...
Alfred Hitchcocks Psycho Movie Review
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...ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S' "PSYCHO" Introduction It is important to clarify the concept of suspense movie as a genre in this paper about Alfred Hitchcock's 'Psycho.' Derry1 states that suspense thrillers focus either on victims of crimes or on pursued or isolated criminals. He furthers that one of its distinguishing features is the lack of attention to police or official detectives. He notes that 'the suspense thriller is a crime work which presents as generally murderous antagonism in which the protagonist becomes either an innocent victim or a nonprofessional criminal within a structure that is significantly unmediated by a traditional figure of detection."2 Alfred Hitchcock... VARIOUS TECHNIQUES IN ALFRED...
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