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...reading programs, approaches and skills have somehow changed over the past century,the principles of effecting teaching reading, and the teacher’s role in the classroom has not changed that much (Rogers, 2006). The best application of such principles ensures that teachers understand how their learners study; they also create a community of learners, and adopt a balanced approach to literacy instruction. This would only yield positive results in teaching and reading if the core principles of Syntactic and Semantic come in place. First, the principle of syntax is a linguistic principle that grammatical explains how grammatical processes function primarily... ? Principles of effective teaching Although...
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...reading, writing, cooking and making things that she ahs watched from her favorite TV shows Play School and Back... Case Study Child Profile Mary is a 7-year-old girl who is currently a year 2 at the Primary Public School. She is an only child and her parents moved from New Zealand to Australia before she was born. She lives with her father and she does not have a close relationship with her mother- a situation that affects her development as a child. She is a bright girl and understands the appropriate or proper way of behaving and is aware of her responsibilities. She loves going to school, where she has only one close friend despite being socially active. Her favorite activities include drawing, readi...
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...Readings 04 April Thesis and Signposts (Reading Young need not rely on Standard English to be able to express themselves in a mannerthat is understandable. This means there are other equally acceptable ways of trying to express oneself such as through their other communicative strengths: creative ideas, logical and persuasive reasoning and lastly, innovative ways of talking about mundane and ordinary things (Fisher 38). An example would be African-American Vernacular English (AAVE) that is unique but also helpful in interpreting literary texts. There are other alternative ways of a person communicating but are equally valid nonetheless; there are many...
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...Reading? The article d “Reading and Thought,” was ed by Dwight Macdonald. In the articlethe author argues that in the recent times writings in newspaper, books and other print materials, material used is quite cheap. Due to this the consumers do not want to spend much time reading them. The blame for lack of intensive reading of these printed materials is to be levied on the rapid pace of life. Today, people only engage in reading these printed materials in order to show courtesy. They do not read them to obtain knowledge. Today’s generation cannot be compare to that of the past. In past people used to willing spend much time on reading, reminiscing and thinking about what is written... in...
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...Reading In the article The ly Artist by Carol Mavor, the argues that as readers go through different articles. They need to collaborate with the texts and give them the meaning that is in relation to the reader’s historical, individual and cultural specifications (Mavor, 271). According to the French philosopher Barthes, the role of the reader when going through text is to be writerly instead of being “readerly.” As they go through the essay the reader should add information and write with the author (Mavor, 272). The aspect of being a writerly reader is emphasized by Michel Foucault, a prominent French philosopher. The historical changes that have taken place over the centuries have enabled...
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...read on especially in order to understand the settings that the scientific researchers work in. I feel much interested because we are living in the technology age where scientific discoveries have greatly revolutionized the way modern day people live. With the current global population going beyond the six billion mark, it would be always a welcome idea to have other planets in which live would be supported. Moreover, having a live expectancy of below a hundred years is quite... Blog The ‘secret’, a short story by Clark is quite a fascinating story as presented in Clark’s collection ofshort stories (Clark, 4-7). It is a short story about a discovery that is made on moon but which is thought of having...
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...Reading speed Reading speed Introduction Reading takes different forms depending not just on the reason for reading but also on the techniques of reading one adopts. As a matter of fact, reading for academic/research reasons marginally differs from reading for leisure and so does reading fast rate reading differ from slow reading. Successfully reading requires that the readers develop and enhance their reading skills to adopt more efficient and practical ways of reading. While reading itself is an important and interesting area to cover, this paper narrows its scope to look at reading speed. What affects the speed of reading? How can improve speed of reading? Does the speed of reading affect...
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Reading disabilities
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...reading to with reading disabilities. It aims to establish specific actions by which we can evaluate a child’s reading skill to give them the appropriate and effective reading program. The need to teach reading is very important and urgent, as studies have found that the consequences of low reading proficiency are detrimental for a child’s mental and emotional development. The key question that the author is addressing is: what are the existing programs that will help students with reading disabilities to overcome their disability. The article attempts to evaluate, not just describe... , the existing instructional practices for teaching word reading to students with...
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Reading Books
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...Reading books In the present age, people are more inclined toward using the social networking sites and the Internet rather than reading books. Social media has drawn people far from the reality by providing them to delve into a fake life based on their thoughts. Gone are the times when one needed to read a whole lot of books even to write something as simple as an essay of two pages, for now, a click can work wonders and let one come up with an essay, just as good if not more. Reading books has become old school and is considered as an outdated practice, but it’s use is recommended because reading books to others has positive effects on children’s academic performance, books are a permanent...
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...Reading and writing begins at this stage thus teachers struggle to develop the two most important senses in the human growth process. These are the sense of touch and sight. Children are first subjected to the basic alphabetical letters in which he or she learns to pronouns as well as write. The alphabets are accompanied by drawings of items which are attributed to their pronunciation... school. This is attributed to the negative perception of her mother on school since she also struggled in her school life. Children borrow their first character from the people who are close to them during their early stages of development. This involves the time period between birth and the age of 5 years....
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...Reading Response The reading provides valuable information about disability etiquette and how to recognize peopleliving with disabilities. All the claims and information provided are clear and are both informative and educative. It also details the reality and things associated with the disabled. It is, for example, true that the lives of those living with disabilities are full of fear and are more uncomfortable than the ‘normal’ people. Although people try their best to gain knowledge and understanding regarding disabilities, there is always confusion because not all information about them is understandable or available to everyone. I, however, fail to...
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...Reading: Ballet Musical Style Within a musical context, there are numerous styles and techniques used by artists in expressing their ideas and skills. One of such styles is Ballet, which originated in France during the Renaissance period. Interestingly, Ballet comprise of 5 basic steps of leg movements. Based on my background knowledge and contents of the reading, I realized that Ballet is characterized by toe dancing. However, this is not a unique characteristic of Ballet because there are other Asian dance styles using the toe dancing technique. After going through the reading, I acquired new concepts relating to Ballet that I did not know. Previously, I thought that Ballet is uniquely... Response...
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Reading Journal
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...Reading Journal History has always been a powerful source to teach us about the events thattook place in the past. It tells us about why the event took place, what the mistakes were, what cultural norms were practiced and how stable the economy and family structure was during a certain period of time. The experience has been somewhat similar while reading the chapters in the book by Kagan and Rogers. As I am reading the books, I am getting to know more about Europe and the Western Civilization and how states used to rule each other before the World Wars. According to the chapters (Chapter 13) in the book it has been told that the early...
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Reading Strategies
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...read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. Dr. Seuss Introduction Empiricalresearch into the best strategies that allow reading of non-fictional texts has grown in popularity over the past century. With the advent of systematic research and empirical studies, it has been essential that readers learn to critically interpret and evaluate pieces of writing to determine the strengths and weaknesses of a piece, as well as its overall purpose and supposed implications (Beers, 2000). In general, reading is a process that is comprised of three general phases; 1) before-; 2) during-; and 3) after-reading. Recognition of this process allows... The more that you read,...
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...reading strategy that was created by Francis Robinson in 1941. This Strategy has becomeone of the most widely taught study system. Students learn how to use this strategy in junior high school, senior high school or even in college levels. SQ3R is an acronym for Survey, Question, Read, Recite, and Review (Allen, 2008). By using these five steps, when reading either college books or high school books, a student can overcome many of the difficulties they normally encounter when dealing with hard to read and hard to understand material. The five steps in SQ3R. The first step in the system is to Survey. A learner needs to survey the book... or the...
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...Reading Response A concise summary of the main point(s) and methods of the reading. John Maanen in his article discusses the lack of ethics and morals that take place in the police service after conducting his research through participant observation where he underwent police training and even got to go out with the patrol officers all in the aim of conducting research. His participant observation is what unveiled the unethical conduct police engage in when handling criminals and suspects ranging from physically abusing them, not reading or respecting their rights and even falsifying rap sheet reports. 2) A brief response to the article. The officers are taught to serve and protect... in...
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...Reading Summaries Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Reading Summaries 3 Reference 4 Reading Summaries After analyzing the article d “Neoliberalism, public health, and the moral perils of fatness”, I understand that author has described about the human health along with the relation with the environment. Health is regarded as the most important factor for the human and therefore everybody wants to stay healthy throughout the life. By reviewing the article, it can be determined that the author has described about the various factors, which are responsible for destroying the human health. As per my understanding, human health is closely...
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...Reading: History of Harps Undeniably, a harp features as one of the most applicable string instruments in music. A harp also emerges among the oldest stringed instruments, collectively referred to a chordophones. Based on the reading, I reinforced the fact that harps differ slightly from other instruments in the chordophones category. Technically, stringed instruments are made up of two basic components, a resonator and strings. All other stringed instruments have strings positioned parallel to the resonator. However, both traditional and modern harps are unique because strings run perpendicular to the resonator (Szmyt 01). The unique alignment of strings in reference to the resonator... Response...
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Reading Reflection
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...READING A FAREWELL TO ARMS John Deane number Teacher Reader-Response and Formalist Criticisms: Enhancement and Usefulness in Reading A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms truly captivates my attention, especially the conversations between Frederic Henry and Count Greffi, and between the main protagonist and the priest. Such conversations greatly arouse my sense of spirituality, of how I view the world in relation to the Supreme Being or the Absolute. In fact, their dialogues strikingly resemble metaphysical and ontological discourses (e.g., Plato’s philosophy). For instance, the concept of wisdom remarkably... ? READER-RESPONSE AND FORMALIST CRITICISMS: ENHANCEMENT AND USEFULNESS IN...
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...Reading s THESIS MENT The essay intends to provide certain reading s on the basis of “Handbook of Leadership Theory and Practice” by Nitin Nohria and Rakesh Khurana to explore the basic knowledge. READING NOTES Leadership is a concept that affects the organisational life by providing proper direction, explanatory power and by influencing the performance of the people. Leadership is important for the organisation to survive and succeed by influencing the morale and corporate performance. Leadership implies leading an organisation towards success and profitability Leadership of people depend on the unconscious intrapsychic dynamism, which...
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...READING REFLECTION Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts Reflection The reading at hand mentions an upsetting story and presents the role of black criminality in the formation of the contemporary metropolitan America. It observes the enduring connection between the crimes and race in the past, as well as in present times. Usually, the modern generation holds the black women, children and men to reflect the shooting rates of violent crimes in the modern America. According to the authors viewpoint, out of over two million American prisoners, around half of them are African Americans, or black criminals, and still an uncertain number of black men will probably be sent behind the bars... RUNNING HEAD:...
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...Reading Response Introduction This reading highlights the suffering of several women through reproductive and family histories, subjective commentaries, and employment and migration histories. Also, it takes into account, interviews, literature reviews, observations, and the study of documents. In addition, it has highly personal, subjective and emotional accounts across the author’s interaction with the members of the society. This essay is a perspective on, and critical analysis of the authors idea based on the reading’s core theme of association between a mother’s capacity to show maternal affection and poverty and chronic child...
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...Reading Response The reformists were of the idea that social order was the most important thing to do. The reformists wished to live in a community that embraces equality and the people eliminate practices that discriminate against women. The revolutionists did not want to alter the current system. Their main intention of the revolutionists was to bring an end to sexism and patriarchy. One can end sexism and patriarchy by studying social movements and organizing experiences led by women and gender oppressed people. It will make the people recommit to making feminism central in their lives. The commitment will eradicate patriarchal domination in the society. The best...
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...Reading Review Reading Review From the Racism in History movie, the second episode is the most captivating. From Bifutake’s work, one would argue that the concept of scientific racism is brought out clearly1. This is seen from the justification of the Europeans to practice slave trade, slaves who are Africans. It is evident that slave trade was more of legal, and that the Europeans are seen to claim their legal right to acquire slaves2. It is through this episode that the audience witnesses the Nazis applying the racism policies3. This would be interpreted to mean that ideologically some races felt more superior to others. Though at times affirmative...
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...Reading Response to “‘The Boondocks Carrying on the Tradition of Subversive Black Comedy” As I settled to read the article “’The Boondocks’: Carrying on the Tradition of Subversive Black Comedy", I could not help noticing the anticipating mood that I had. Art has been a favorite field for me. Being involved so much in ancient development of art in the past, I had a feeling that this reading would serve me right. This was confirmed even before I completed the last sentence of the first paragraph. The perception created by the author as he criticizes the naïve opinion of his so called friend concerning ’The Boondocks’ is amazing. The author uses several approaches to criticism that I can fully...
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...READING REVIEWS Reading Reviews 04 July Reading Reviews Networking and accountability create a popular dilemma. While networking is becoming a common feature of governments and administrations’ routine, who will be held accountable for everything that happens as a result of networking is the major question. More often than not, professionals and writers in the field of networking and accountability choose to evaluate one particular aspect of the discussed dilemma. As a result, one article can never help understand the scope of difficulties and complexities underlying accountability systems in networking governments and administrations. The essence of the accountability-networking... ?Running head:...
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Reading Assessment
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...Reading Assessment al Affiliation Reading Assessment Questions A After World War II, majority of immigrants who moved to American remained homeless. Homelessness limited U.S. political superiority. American government had to strive to settle its citizens and the massive influx of foreign immigrants (Smith, 1971). Destruction of industrial infrastructure during the war led to collapse of the economy. The unfolding industrial and economic issues became limited political superiority of US. Question B From 1880 to 1925, millions of Jews moved to New York, they were seeking better opportunities better opportunities in America and fleeing the slaughters of the...
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...Reading Assignment A. Oneida Community (New York History Net What is Noyess idea of Perfectionism? Noyes’s idea of perfectionism involves the situation when Christians will come into marriage with Jesus Christ in the Kingdom of Heaven and unite to become one. 2. What is complex marriage? It is marriage whereby where the members involved are free to have sexual relationships with the opposite gender while in marriage and none of them was allowed to be monogamous. 3. What was Noyes’ understanding of the millennial kingdom? It implies a Kingdom whose members observe the sanctity of marriage B. Oneida Community (ONCOURSE reading). 1. What is Noyes...
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...Reading reflection al affiliation) Understanding mentorship; reading reflection Duckworth’s article the having of wonderful ideas illustrates the importance of importance of mentorship to a friend or family. The educator describes the functions and the origin of her understanding of the wonderful ideas. She asserts that imparting people or children with wonderful ideas is often significant in intellectual development. She explains that wonderful ideas are those ones that people own as a result of solving or finding problems that they set for themselves (Duckworth, 1972). The article implies that when people are afforded the chance to be intellectually...
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...Reading Summary The reading, ‘The Martial Arts Film in Chinese Cinema: Historicism and the National ‘relate to the Chinese history and myths reflected in Chinese films such as The House of Flying Daggers and Curse of the Golden Flower (Teo 99). The thesis indicates that most of the Chinese films depict specific elements like sword fighting, Kung Fu, superstition, and supernaturalism. They also contain unique characteristics that include actors flying thus defying the law of gravity, producing strong rays of light from their hands and invisible characters (Teo 100-101). Indeed, Chinese films that portray superstition, gods, and demons are Shenguai films...
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...Reading Response A recent tide of modern feminists is taking advantage of technology in an effort to confront stereotypes and establish change. This change involves a new stance and perspective of the female gender through pop culture and new media. I believe the topics of digital feminism and pop culture should be covered in class. Digital feminism and pop culture are distinct in terms of origin, but also share a special relationship in terms of their influence on the contemporary woman (Rich 25). Discussing digital feminism and pop culture will help determine if these digital methods actually affect deep-seated positions. Digital feminism differs from other works in...
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...Reading Discussion: Popular Signs After reading “Popular Signs: Or, Everything You Always Knew about American Culture(but Nobody Asked)”, probably the most interesting thing learnt was the fact that popular culture is an environment that we as people can no longer do without (Maasik & Solomon 7). In short, “pop” has become the dominant culture and now makes up the fibre of society’s everyday life. What was most interesting is the way in which the media has become so powerful that it makes people want to look like their favourite celebrities by undergoing plastic surgery. In addition, even reality shows on TV seem to make audiences believe that they can also take part in such programs too... ...
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...Reading response The fundamental goal of Camera Lucida is to come up with a unique mode of observation that leads to a new consciousness through photography. Barthes tends to distinguish between photography and other types of representation by noting its disorder’s symptom which suggests that photography cannot be classified as per the existing standards. Barthe’s aims is to fabricate a completely customized framework; a framework that is quite different from the previous and already existing accounts of photos and their representation wherein the photography can be classified, and its essence can be retrieved. According to Barthes, it would take him “a History of Looking”...
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...Reading summary January 30, Reading summary The position is that a conflict exists on interest of stakeholders to business organizations and managers should play an active role in balancing the interests, through the management for stakeholders’ approach, to ensure sustainability of their respective organizations. Two approaches to ensuring sustainability, managerial capitalism that focuses on shareholders and managing for stakeholders, exist. The managerial capitalism focuses on returns to shareholders and implies undermining interests of other stakeholders. It focuses on profitability but faces such challenges resistance to change and conflict with law...
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...Reading Response Reading Response for “The More Factor” Reading the descriptive essay, “The More Factor”, rekindled my childhood wishes, I felt like I was on the same page with the writer. As a child, I can easily identify with the writer’s opinion regarding the American identity through a sense of wanting to exceed the boundaries or limits. The identity of wanting more, wanting to have everything you desire and can visualize, the dream to be successful in life, the rich and powerful. Expansionism is the world I can use to describe my childhood life as well as the American culture as portrayed by Laurence Shames in “The More Factor”. The...
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...reading exposed the other side of the practice that the pressure groups have always avoided making known. Having been circumcised herself, and by every means an informed person, Fuambai cites research examples that found no fault... It is a Choice The circumcision of women has been referred to as female genital mutilation (FGM) for many years. However, this seems to have been the effort of pressure groups, especially from the Western world, to coerce African countries to ban the custom. As provided by Fuambai’s interview, female circumcision is not perceived as mutilation in most African cultures, but rather a significant transition symbol giving girls the highly esteemed status of womanhood. The...
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Reading Newspapers
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...Reading a Newspaper Should Top Your Priority List Would you like to save money, be smarter, improve your health, be inspired and be more interesting According... Dear Adam: 7/11/07. Here is the redrafted paper, with a local example and a summary at the end. This should fill your time slot better. I think thewhole paper is much better with the local examples. Reminder: MLA format usually requires your name, then your professor's name and then the course name followed by the date in the upper left hand corner, so please correct this. It should look something like: Adam Smith Dr. Gerard Bolling Education in America, EDU 115 10 July 2007 At any rate, Best of Luck Alan 9 July 2007 Adam 10 July 2007 Why R...
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...READING REFLECTION Reading Reflection I used to think married couples who looked happy were in flawless relationships. It is only through exposure and experience that I have come to realize that at times, things are never as swift as they seem to be. In my view, the inability to solve conflicts through proper communication is one major challenge faced by couples in committed relationships. A study conducted by Jamie Shinhee Lee on ‘The Battle of Sexes in Korean Entertainment Media’ confirms my opinion. The study is an analysis of verbal confrontation among married couples in South Korean television shows. According to Lee (2008), although communication...
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...Reading Response I enjoyed reading these chapters, because it made me discover how English language has benefited from rare chances hence emerging as a predominant international language. However, I was rather confused when the author says English is an international language. This is because the author argued that the spread of English in both inner circle, outer cycle, and expanding circle has led to the development of many English-based creoles and pidgins. To say the truth, this phenomenon became so popular in my country. For example, students who learn English language used to use English words while referring to Arabic grammar. For instance, in order...
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...Reading Response Deuchler discusses how elite women from Choson dynasty absorbed and embodied the new social values that they were subjected to by the Neo-Confucian lawmakers. They performed domestic chores as required although they had abilities to express themselves with the outside world because of their literacy level. There were several things that were transformed in the women’s social standing as well as their role in the family because of the Neo-Confucianism. The women of Choson dynasty became more respectful to their husbands and more determined in performing their domestic chores. Deuchler believes that it is possible to balance between literacy and other vital...
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...Reading Response In this letter, LILIUOKALANI protests the move by Messrs, Hatch, Thurston, and Kinney to signa treaty aimed at pulling Hawaii from the United States. In his resentment, LILIUOKALANI argues that this move is not in the best interest of both Hawaii natives and non-natives, but a wrong doing to Hawaii inhabitants. LILIUOKALANI first protest in 1893 is referred to the U.S. for arbitration. He expresses the support by the United States concerning his legitimate leadership after being deposed by opposing forces. In this letter to the U.S. government, LILIUOKALANI OF HAWAII sounds so melancholic about his deposition. He writes a letter in a very persuasive tone...
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...Reading Response In studying the article, I found that our voice is not merely ified as soprano, alto, tenor and bass. Other in-depth methods of classifying voice include the range plus timbre of the voice and contralto. I also learned the effect of vowels on resonance. Moreover, the ability of our voice to effectively function when modulated properly caught my interests. I realized that appropriate modulation of our voice can serve as the best musical instrument for anyone in the music industry. The article also had a range of ideas that reinforce my personal musical experiences. The article enabled me to develop a better understanding of virtuoso as used in the musical...
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...Reading Response It would not be an exaggeration to suggest that religion plays an important role in lives of the people. However, its significance is even bigger in lives of those who become ministers and preach. In addition to that, if a person comes from a cultural background that is based on a different religion, his or her conversion would be threshold of one’s new life. This paper will present a response to the reading I Believe It Is Because I Am a Poor Indian by Samson Occom. This peculiar text tells the readers about life of an Indian who was converted to Christianity and preaches among other Indians. It starts with the childhood of Samson and...
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...reading and achieving a different lifestyle. Although she is not very bright, she struggles and brings forth great effort. This is a show of determination just as she was determined to court Jimmy T by reading to him although he took off to marry a “cheap city girl”. Additionally, Dee is bold and has great courage to face any situation even the seemingly difficult ones. However, Dee seems to know little about her heritage as compared to Maggie. In fact, the seemingly few cultural things she knows and likes are wrongly placed. For example, she wants the butter churn curved by her uncle only for decoration purposes rather than considering it to have some cultural meaning. Moreover, she... Story Response...
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...READING RESPONSE [Insert al Affiliation] Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Marmaid” depicts the beauty of nature. The language used inappealing and interesting to read as the story unfolds and the author’s imaginations become evident. Through the use of vivid description, one can easily see how the mermaid missed life on earth, “Nothing gave her pleasure than to hear about world of human beings above” (p.2). Apparently, the author depicts social interaction and its importance in the 20th century through the portrayal of “five sisters interlacing their arms” when rising above the waters together (p. 5). The aspect of social interaction and immortality are...
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...Reading Response The Poetic structure of a Twelfth-Century Chinese Pictorial Dream Journey, illustrates that the painters within the Yangzi River valley in the twelfth century had great interest in the misty hills and also the lakes. The scenarios gave them adequate visual impression required for illustrating the tangible atmospheric environment that infinitely receded. The visual inspiration also illustrated the dreams and emotions during the landscape unveiling or veiling. The painters saw their work as a great intellectual endeavor. The landscape painters applied the Southern Song, between 1127 and 1279, to identify the poems structure in order to effectively integrate painting... blurred...
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...Reading Response al Affiliation) Reading Response Apparently, the book “They Say/I Says” asserts that a credible accommodates criticism to establish a solid and persuasive argument. Indeed, the authors stated, “We are urging you to tell readers what others might say against you, but our point is that by doing so will actually enhance your credibility, not undermine it” (Birkenstein & Graff, 2009, p. 79 ). The inclusion of counterclaims facilitates debates, allows the writer to speak more, makes a two-sided argument, brings a conversational tone, and enables the writer to present an interesting and strong argument. Nevertheless, a writer should have the...
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...Reading Response Janelle has illustrated the different ways in which the social structures have evolved. Hyun Song on the other hand discussed the changes in the Korean funeral customs. This is a response to their works as well as a personal view on their work. According to Janelle, the Korean community assigns different but definable social statuses to different members of the society depending on the position they hold within the society. In the Korean societal set up, it is possible to attain social status through achievement. Other statuses are ascribed. This means that they are automatically assigned upon graduating from one level to another. Another interesting...
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...Reading response- Religion Religion can always be described as a belief of an individual which involves worshiping a certain power that is believed to be beyond human power. This therefore is in most cases different in many people and their communities. People from different communities or societies have their own unique religion based on their diverse beliefs and understanding of their diverse gods that they worship. In that case, the society is bound to experience conflicts and problems based on the different religious perspectives of the people. However, I believe that religion also has its place and function in every society. Any society needs the presence of religion...
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...reading, I have developed a deeper understanding as towhy I listen to a particular song, type or genre of music. I have come to realize that every song is quite different from another; even songs of the same genre and this have helped me to understand why I have developed connections to various songs. I now know that music develops an emotional connection inside us providing me with the ability to develop self-knowledge and decode the undefined and unexpressed feelings. Music is a very dominant tool that is inculcated into our lives. I agree that music has the potential to create a significant influence in our lives, and one area... Musings on Music by Mary Goetze Reflection After going through this...
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