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Rhetorical Analysis Essay(William Gibson-cyberpunk)
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...William Gibson’s works and his contemporaries – that of computer technology. This continuous intermingling of reality and fiction has depicted science fiction as a means of sharpening the awareness of a people to their reality by de-familiarizing it through imaginations and fantasies (Heuser 76). Cyberpunk is surrounded by certain central themes. These include; the theme of prosthetic limbs, body invasion, implanted circuitry, genetic alteration and the even more powerful theme of mind invasion; brain computer interfaces, artificial intelligence, neurochemistry... Rhetorical Analysis Essay Cyberpunk describes a techno scientific empire; an artistic shift to an empire not bound byfixed ideologies and...
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Bobby and the Role of Women in Burning Chrome by William Gibson
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...William Gibson The Burning Chrome is a collection of short films that were written by William Gibson. The Burning Chrome is a collection of his works up to the time that he published his second novel titled Count Zero. The Burning Chrome includes a collection of works published between the year 1977 and 1986 when it was published. This publication made Gibson known as a literary artisan. Three of the ten stories included in Burning Chrome were written in conjunction with John Shirley, Michael Swanwick and Bruce sterling. The Burning Chrome by Gibson has featured women in the entire piece. Bobby, a character in the Burning Chrome uses women according... Bobby and the role of women in Burning Chrome by...
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Kinotrope Technology in The Difference Engine
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...William Gibson and Bruce Sterling are behind novel "The Difference engine". The book is categorized under the Steampunk genre of novels. The writers play around with alternate history to tell the story of the Difference Engine and its progress in the modern world (McHale, Brian & Randall 9). In the present world, the Difference Engine suggested by Charles Babbage was not successful and was the antecedent of the computers in the 21st century. In the novel, however, Charles Babbage is successful in his development of the engine and sparks the Computer age in Britain (Rapatzikou 15). Charles Babbage, now known as Lord Babbage, invention leads to Britain... Kinotrope Technology in "The Difference Engine"...
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William Burroughs and Rock Culture
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...William S. Burroughs, 'A Review of the Reviewers William Burroughs was always a name in the category of fiction writers. The New Wave and The Cyberpunk School of Science fiction admire his works a lot. Other contemporaries of his era include William Gibson and John Shirley. The popular British fiction magazine, Interzone, paid tribute to the legend by selecting the name of his novel for their magazine. The musicians of his era were also highly influenced by William Burroughs writings and his thoughts. Prominent musicians like Patti... William Burroughs and his influence on rock culture William Seward Burroughs II, born on Feb 5, 1914, was a renowned American novelist, essayist, social critic, painter...
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Gibson and Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Theories of Development
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...Gibson, Roger Barker, and the Legacy of William James's Radical Empiricism. London: Rutledge. Hurkey, S., 2002. Perception and Action: Alternative. Available from: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~lormand/phil/teach/mmm/readings/Hurley%20-%20Perception%20and%20Action.pdf [Accessed 23 Apr 2012] Norman, J. 2002. Two visual systems... Gibson and Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Theories of Development Many theories in psychology explain the development of human beings, why they behave as they do, what environmental conditions motivate people, and correlation of these factors. Some of the theories base their explanation on physical and social-emotional of people’s earliest years of life. Other theories advance...
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Fleet Planning
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...William Gibson, Scribd.com) Company for example JetBlue utilizes financial derivative instruments, on both a short-term and a long-term basis, as a form of insurance against the potential for significant increases in fuel prices. But poor job in hedging, it shows a negative position of $480 million in fuel derivatives and has given or pledged $510 million in cash and assets to its counterparties. (Alpha and Vega, 2010... Fleet Planning The airline industry is basically one of the major industry around the globe which services every corner in the globe approximately. It is a huge industry having its effects on other industries as well. In any particular country, the airline industry is one basic industry ...
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Consider the ways in which the performance of identity and/or gender intersects with technology in 'The Girl who was Plugged in' and 'Pattern Recognition'
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...William Gibson represents his point of view of commerce and advertisement influence on the modern society. The writer places the heroes in the highly commercial society, where business interests, reputation, incomes, profitable contracts and career development are of primary importance. The novel is filled with commercial brands and names such as Cosmopolitan, iBook, Hotmail or F:F:F, specific abbreviations such as Man from U.N.C.L.E. room, LGA... Consider the ways in which the performance of identity and/or gender intersects with technology in The Girl who was Plugged in and Pattern Recognition 2010 Outline: 1. “The Girl Who Was Plugged In”: gender, identity and technology 2. “Pattern Recognition”...
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Science fiction
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...William Gibson short story “Burning Chrome.” This paper is going to compare the setting and the overall tone of the movie with the short story. Furthermore this paper is going to show exactly how the urban setting of the two works along with the tough guy tone of the two works seems to affect the overall experience of the two texts. Blade Runner is originally derived from a novel called Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Phillip K. Dick. It shows a dark future where the Tyrell Corporation has created replicants, human look-alikes, to do the dangerous... 12 Dec Burning Chrome: As compared to Blade Runner Introduction This paper is going to compare the Ridley Scott movie Blade Runner with the...
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William Gibsons Pattern Recognition
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...William Gibson's Pattern Recognition and Paul Auster's The New York Trilogy. It is discoveredthat both of these authors make imperfect use of language to confuse identity in the minds of their readers. Identity change is a recurrent theme in the works of both authors. Identity Warped William Gibson's Pattern Recognition is a work of science fiction set in the contemporary world, which is why the search for identity as the most attention grabbing theme in the novel becomes all the more realistic. The novel has been referred to as science fiction for the twenty first century, and being thus find readers that relate to it not only... This paper is a discussion on the theme of identity in...
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Compare/contrast Pattern Recognition theme of identity by Wiliam Gibson to The New York Triology's, You may identify a common theme and demonstrate how the two
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...William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition and Paul Auster’s The New York Trilogy. It is discoveredthat both of these authors make imperfect use of language to confuse identity in the minds of their readers. Identity change is a recurrent theme in the works of both authors. Identity Warped William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition is a work of science fiction set in the contemporary world, which is why the search for identity as the most attention grabbing theme in the novel becomes all the more realistic. The novel has been referred to as science fiction for the twenty first century, and being thus find readers that relate to it not only throughout... This paper is a discussion on the theme of identity in...
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In the two(2) novels, analyze how the science in Science Fiction is essential to making Science Fiction a literature of cognitive estrangement
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...William Gibson and through Androids in Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, written by Philip K. Dick, and thereby analyze how the science in Science Fiction is essential to making Science Fiction a literature of cognitive estrangement. Neuromancer The environment in Neuromancer is full of science in the form of cyberspace. In that environment, the central character of Case, a computer hacker was recruited by a shadowy... s the assignment was due Science Fiction A thought that gets ‘impregnated’ into an individual’s mind can be given ‘birth’ and ‘raised’ by science. That is, the human mind is an uncontrollable thinking entity. It gets ideas or thoughts at any moment and when that thought arises, the...
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...William Gibson and finally The Crying of Lot49 by Penchon Thomas. This three literature will form the basis of the discussion while some other texts may also be used to justify the discussion. Technology is the use of the available materials and knowledge to adapt to the environment. This is done by using the materials and knowledge as instruments and processes that provide the humans... Dangers of technology Dangers of technology Historically, fictional stories have been used to caution people about what will happen if a certain crime is committed. They have also been used to describe the prevailing situation in the society, for example to describe a behavior that is becoming dominant in the community. ...
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Cayce Pollard and the significance of logos and advertizing in pattern recognition
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...William Gibson, there is a direct reference to aesthetics and how these link to logos and advertising. This is defined by the perspective of Cayce Pollard and her ability to recognize the meanings that are surrounding the various logos and ads. Identifying the advertising and logos and seeing how this relates to communicating different ideas is important not only... which remains significant in creating a story and mystery for the reader. An important character that is within this is Cayce, specifically which is given the role of looking at and analyzing what the various images mean. The capacity for Cayce to see what the communication is behind a specific object allows the reader to see...
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Cyber Law
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...William Gibson in 1982 which actually describes a “mentally constructed virtual environment within which computer activity takes place.” “Cybercrime” means... ?[You’re [You’re The doctrine of Cyber law— its effectiveness and reliability. In the present age computers and internet have become more sophisticated, giving the opportunity to the criminals to commit serious crimes with it and this formed the basis of enactment of several laws relating to the computers and internet. Thus, the question arises: Is cyber law really effective in stopping crime? Can we depend on the Cyber laws? Can it give us the protection that we require? To answer all this questions, we have to undergo a thorough analysis of the...
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Neo-Polizeiwissenschaft Definition
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...William Gibson asserts presence of digitized globe despite the fact of being uneven. To cater for this, some non-governmental organizations have enabled GPS integrated systems adopted positively to avert developing... 1 Neo-Polizeiwissenschaft Definition Neo-Polizeiwissenschaft in the article of Dr. Dennis is defined as the new model of social control that negates disciplinary society’s forms of social control. These earlier forms ensured individuals had to pass from one closed group to the other in interactionism with close interpersonal contact. Neo-Polizeiwissenschaft is presented by advanced forms that have shelved disciplinary society i.e. the Internet, which has replaced permanent enclosures with...
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Aircraft Fleet Planning
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...William Gibson, 2007... ?Aircraft Fleet Planning Introduction The aviation sector is one of the major industries around the world and plays a key role in a country’s trade. Airports are considered to be the gateways to the world, and the success and failure of the business in this sector is directly or indirectly affects on other industries such as tourism, hotel and airline manufacturing industries. Aviation sector is facing many challenges now, and the factors such as increasing fuel prices, environmental issues, the emergence of low cost airlines, deregulation, introduction of more efficient aircraft, development in technology, trend of mergers and acquisitions are pressuring the airlines to review...
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Cyberculture and Cybersexuality
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...William Gibson (1984: 51) has published the novel "Neuromancer" in which for the first time he has entered the concept of a cyberspace: "Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced by billions of legitimate operators ". After Gibson's novel gradually cyberspace has began to be considered as a space created by the world telecommunication network and other computer communication systems. Social consequences of functioning of new information technologies are extremely various: they change a way of a person's activities, person's social communications, organizational forms and the content of social interactions. In this connection a...
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Social Institutions Research Paper
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...William Gibson and Vernor Vinge. Proquest. Schaefer, R. (2006). Sociology. New York. McGraw-Hill companies.... ?Social s Social s Social s Introduction Since the existence of society, researchers have demonstrated that sociological theories played an important role in describing, explaining, and predicting observable events that occur in each social institution within the society. The evolvement of society from primitive to modern status has been understood with their application. However, there had been limited studies as to the impact of various sociological theories with the different social institutions. Less clear is the effects of functionalism, conflict, and interaction theory on the family. To...
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Crminal Justice System of Singapore
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...William Gibson a Science Fiction writer termed Singapore as Disneyland with the death penalty. In the 19th century, the criminal law received a discharge in the three Straits, Settlement of Singapore. At the period, there was slight suspicion that English general law offenses were accepted in these territories. Straits Settlement Penal Code was approved and came into operation in 16th September 1872 after problems like use of certain... The Criminal Justice System of Singapore The legal framework, of Singapore originates from English common law. It is a common law system though it is majorly statutory in nature. The main areas of law specifically administrative law, law of contract, equity and trust...
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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
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...William Gibson in 1982 that describes cyberspace colonizing. However, Adams displays a bit of disappointment in finding something viable to answer his question. This disappointment is evident in another paradox involving a babel fish. This “small, yellow and leechlike” organism does exciting things as it excretes brainwaves of others and translates them to suit the brainwaves of the person who has stuck this fish into the ear. The idea of sticking a small fish into the human ear is disgusting to think of. The novel has left the main question unanswered. It seems that the explanations provided in the books negate, in a way, the theological reasoning for...
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Mel Gibson: Lifespan Development and Personality
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...Gibson: Lifespan Development and Personality Mel Gibson has experienced both the high points of life and the low points of life. He has been the subject of public adulation and the subject of public condemnation. He has a loving wife, seven children, and a public following which is the envy of the majority of males around the world. Despite these successes, he remains a very troubled person. He has battled alcohol problems, been unfaithful to his wife, and admitted that he has considered suicide on multiple occasions. What drives a man with so much to behave so badly This essay will use developmental psychology, specifically lifespan development...
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Mamoru Oshii: Post-Modern Surrealism in Japanese Anime
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...William Gibson had outlined it in his novels. The question of “artificial life” develops on themes related to Philip K. Dick and schizophrenia, which Mamoru Oshii re-contextualizes through the use of surrealism in the film to reflect Salvador Dali’s “critical paranoia” in methodology. This anime was reportedly the influence for the Matrix films.3 Ghost in the Shell 2 - Innocence (2004) – The follow up film in the series continues... ? Mamoru Oshii: Post-Modern Surrealism in Japanese Anime Submitted by: 05/08 Expressionism and Surrealism In looking for surrealism in contemporary art and popular media, it is important to understand the difference between the appropriation of surrealist symbolism for shock...
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Virtual Reality
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...William Gibson, Vernor Vinge, Neal Stephenson, and many others offered an attractive and appealing vision of the modern world in which virtual reality (VR) technology was invasive. In fact, it was believed by readers that it would not take a lot of time when circumstances discussed by authors would turn into the fact instead of fiction. Additionally, this scenario formed the environment where everyone was looking for their own private Holodeck, and in light of the media coverage, the idea it was simply a matter of exercising a small number of facts until Holodecks would become actually accessible (Allison & Hodges, 2000). Basically, the term Virtual Reality can... ?VIRTUAL REALITY Virtual Reality...
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Comparative Analysis of William Shakespeares Hamlet in the film and text
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...William Shakespeare’s Hamlet in the film and text William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and the film version that stars Mel Gibson are somehow different in the aspect of the main character Hamlet that they emphasize. Although both the written and the film versions of Hamlet portray a likeable character because of his uncanny combination of intelligence and emotion, the film version portrays the rather more brutal and emotional side of Hamlet, yet both written and film versions seem to satisfy their own goals. In Act III, when Hamlet enters and he does a soliloquy about life and death, he seems to deliver the lines of the play rather less emotionally in the written form, whereas he... Comparative Analysis of...
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Neologisms in Films and Televison
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...William Gibson, the author of Neuromancer, a science fiction novel written almost entirely in neologism, is a case in point. Gibson's envisioning of cyberspace and virtual reality, his invention of a myriad of concepts to describe them, preceded the popularisation of the internet and the invention of much of that which has accompanied it. While it is difficult to make a case for Gibson's having inspired the development of the internet, there is no doubt that he gave us the language of virtual reality and cyberspace before either were definitive components... Purists, the guardians of language, are up in arms. Neologists, they claim, have waged an all-out war against language. Not only are they...
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Comparative Law Essay
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...William Gibson in his 1984 novel "Neuromancer" and is now used to describe the entire spectrum of computer networks and associated activities that take place over computers and their interconnected networks which in their largest manifestation form the internet. This 'virtual space' has no national or jurisdictional boundaries since its ether resides in and interacts with the network of hundreds of thousands if not millions of computers and users at the same time (Jamil 2006) A crime that is committed through the use or aid of any communication device... Comparative Cyber Laws "It is not the function of Government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the ...
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William Harvey
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...WILLIAM HARVEY William Harvey is one of the greatest s in the history of medicine. He is credited with the laying out fo the details of the circulation system and how the circulation fo blood works in the body. William Harvey was born on April 1, 1578, in Kent and was educated in Canterbury. Later, he was a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He married the daughter of a prominent London physician. Harvey was also known for his yeoman service, and the Harvey Grammar School is still a reality today. He left the world on June 12, 1657. Harvey is most famous for observing and putting forth... R.Preeti 12/4/2008...
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William Shakespeare
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...William Shakespeare Part I Shakespeare is an English who lived in England during 16th century He has been acknowledged to be the greatest writer and dramatist history has ever seen. The birthday of Shakespeare is unknown to the world; still the records date it to be April 23 rd of 1564.As a part of his education, he joined the local school of grammar to enhance his English language skills and fluency. The parents of William were John and Mary, in whom father belonged to a merchant class, and mother land gentry. During his teenage years, William’s dad faced with much financial difficulties and it continued till the success and fame of his son. It is not very easy to track the exact details... ?Topic: ...
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William Shakespear
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...William Shakespeare William Shakespeare’s Biography William Shakespeare was born in the of Stratford-upon-Avon, England, in 1564. His father John Shakespeare was a merchant and had previously been an alderman. Shakespeare had three younger brothers and two older sisters. He attended a local grammar school where he studied Latin, Poetry, Greek and history. In 1582 when he was eighteen years old, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway who was eight years older than him. She bore him three children, Susanna as the first born and twins who were named Judith and Hamnet. Shakespeare and his family lived in London. Much is not known about Shakespeare life from 1584 to 1592 (Buckley 1417). Shakespeare... Module...
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William Blake
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...William Blake: Visionary Mystic and Anarchist William Blake (1757-1827) sings as a visionary mystic in his poem "All religions are one", but at thesame time he seems to be a visionary anarchist in those inspired cryptic verses. This kind of philosophical poetry takes Humankind as its center taking a universalist position. Sometimes we think of Spinoza when we read this poem. We get the idea of dealing with a pantheist bard in the line of that philosopher, but Blake is not really pantheist. Blake is a Bible believer and as such his poetic vision is rather the position of a universalist in the line of Johannes Scotus Erigena (810-877). Some of the ideas expressed earlier by Erigena could... ...
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William Carey
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...William Carey, born in Paulerspurg, England, in 1761 and apprenticed as a shoemaker, died in Serampore, India, in 1834, a renown Baptist missionary and, indeed, the "father of modern missions." His life and his legacy beg the questions of how and why one born into the Anglican faith and whose career training was very far from the Church could grow to become one of the most influential Baptist ministers in history. Carey's life work, which includes the translation of the Bible into variant languages, among which was Sanskrit, lies in his effective redefining of the strategies by which missionaries should spread the Christian, the Baptist, faith and in the resultant...
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William Faulkner
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...William... Introduction Writing may not only encompass simple techniques that rule out common mistakes of grammatical errors, punctuation and spelling but a reflective and accurate presentation of thoughts and ideas that responds and responds to the needs of the readers. Good and effective writers or writing clearly defines the purpose by making definite points; supports that point with specific information or general information where need be, connects the supporting information and arranges it in a coherent manner, and ensures appropriate use of words and sentences in correct customized order. Great writers are concise on the fundamental traits as writers and educators and emphasize on specific...
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William Wordsworth
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...William Wordsworth William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770 to John Wordsworth and Ann Cookson in Cockermouth, Cumberland, northwest of England (Gill, 1990). William was the second of five children. His sister, Dorothy, was a poet and diarist, and was very close with William. She became one of William’s greatest influences in his own writing. William had an older brother and two younger brothers. William and his siblings had no relationship with their father. Even though William’s father was hardly present, it was he who taught...
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William Shakespeare
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...William Shakespeare remains one of the most influential for centuries to come. Even though he might have been writing four hundred years ago, there is still a lot of breakthroughs that Shakespeare made in terms of literary competence, which are a benchmark for modern writers as well. This paper is underscored by the elements of Shakespeare's writing that have shaped the modern literary landscape. The basic theme of this work is the demonstration of Shakespeare's use of metaphors to depict good, evil and everything in between. Through the study of this, I will seek to demonstrate what I have learnt from the tutorial. 22... Journal Entries - Shakespeare Apart from being a legend in his own lifetime,...
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William Blake
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...William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell is one of his most influential works. Many people have written and done many sorts of literature (like Aldous Huxley’s The Doors of Perception and CS Lewis’ The Great Divorce) and music, particularly rock. It is quite fascinating as it talks about the relationship of Heaven and Hell; the dynamics of the relationship of these two places, how one is as important as another. Blake depicts Hell as an energetic place where one can actually express oneself as opposed to Heaven’s repressed and quiet presentation. Blake described Heaven as such to demonstrate the nature of mainstream morality as commanded by religion... The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Analysis...
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William Wordsworth
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...William Wordsworth "The world is too much with us; late and soon" is a sonnet composed by William Wordsworth. Wordsworth has in a very simple manner conveyed a very relevant and important message to mankind. Wordsworth, in the poem, speaks aboutmankindlosing connection with nature though nature is all there for theentire mankind. Wordsworth points out that people are busyearning and spending wealth: "Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers; / Little we see in Nature that is ours;" (2-3). Materialistic things have such high priority in people's life that everyone's act is aimed only at earning wealth. Amidst earning wealth, one forgets... to find instances of natural disasters. Global...
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William Wilson
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...William Wilson Edgar Allen Poe is one of history’s most famous and is known for his first person, dark characters. He is also known for his deranged and mentally unstable characters that exist in many of his stories, such as “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Cask of Amontillado.”  By putting the darker character in the position of the narrator, he is essentially recruiting the reader to join in his ideas and their justification. “William Wilson” can be seen as a deliberate attempt by Poe to portray a sympathetic reading of an inherently evil character. Poe often intended to create this opposition between his narrators and the antagonist. This is the...
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William Shakespeare
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...William Shakespeare is a story of betrayal and madness, driven by the manipulations of one of the worst villains in literary history. While the protagonist, Othello, is the central character in the play, it is Iago who is the most prominent character within the work. The development of Iago is highly defined, the villain shown special care in creating a character that is filled with dark betrayal and terrible manipulations. While more terrible things have been done by villains, it is because he is trusted and uses that trust to destroy those with whom he has relationships that he is seen for his treachery to be one of the worst villains. Iago... Iago: Analysis of a Villain The tragedy Othello by William ...
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William Faulkner
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...William Faulkner is undoubtedly one of the most influential novelists in American history. The Pulitzer Prize he was awarded testify to this claim. This author released a substantial number of books, poems and even short stories. These works were about one hundred productions. His influences, content of wok and other details of his life will be examined in the subsequent portions of the essay. (Amazon, 2006) Early life Source: Amazon (2006): William Faulkner (1897-1962), retrieved from http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/faulkner.htm accessed on 11th May William Faulkner was Murray Faulkner and Maud Faulkner's first born child. Most of his life revolved around Mississippi where he spent his... Introduction...
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Sir William Blackstone
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...William Blackstone William Blackstone, born in the year 1723 in London, England remains an important figure in the field of law in England and the United States. He was inspired to pursue law after reading the book Doctor and Student, written by a sixteenth Century English lawyer, Christopher St. Germain. In the year 1741, Blackstone enrolled for a Law course at the Middle Temple in London. After two years, he joined the All Souls College as a fellow. He finally graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Laws Degree from Oxford in the year 1745. In practising his law profession, Blackstone delivered lectures on Common Law (Douglas, 2007). Today, Sir William Blackstone remains popular in the history...
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Biography on William Shakespeare
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...William Shakespeare Biography William Shakespeare was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon, England on April 1564. Hewas a son of John Shakespeare, a merchant and Mary Arden. He married Anne Hathaway in the province of Canterbury on November 1582. The Shakespeare’s had a daughter in 1558 called Joan who died in 1563. In the year of Joan’s death, they had a daughter who also died in childhood called Margaret. Other children of the Shakespeare’s are William, Gilbert, Joan, Anne, Richard and Edmund. William and Anne had a daughter named Susanna in 1583. In 1585, they had Hamnet and Judith (Ackroyd, 47). By 1597, fifteen of the...
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William the conqueror
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...William the Conqueror Introduction William the Conqueror was the ruler of England from 1066 till his demise. He isconsidered the last successful foreign invader to rule and occupy England. He would achieve supremacy in England by defeating the forces of King Harold at the Battle of Hastings. His reign in England witnessed a renaissance of English culture as it would be influenced by Norman culture. William’s reforms included changes in English legislation, language and the introduction of feudalism. Further changes included a revolution in the concept of military engineering and defense with the building and fortification of castles. This...
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William Hill Marketing Management
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...William Hill is a UK based company founded in 1934. It is a leader in bookmaking services “offering odds and taking bets on a wide range of sporting and other events” (William Hill: Annual report a accounts 2004). Today, William Hill relies chiefly on an efficient technology innovation system and on-line services. This is one of the most important infrastructure requirements, which is essential for the expansion of opportunities and plays an important role in making or breaking the competitive positioning. Last year annual sales of the company was about $8,287,700,000 (William Hill PLC. Annual report and accounts, 2004). Mission Statement... Assignment –Marketing Management Nature of the business Willi...
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William Caslon typeface analysis
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...William Caslon Typeface analysis William Caslon was among the famous architects of type design. To this end, he founded type founding in Britain that was based on creating early copies of Dutch type designs. It is critical to note that the pioneer Latin types created by William Caslon were made by hand and each character at a time. The type founding business by Caslon marked the start of an English style that was superior in printing types from the “Dutch old Face.” The type face designs by Caslon were significantly influenced by the Dutch designs. To this end, Caslon sought to copy the solid and legible designs of the Dutch types. The...
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William Shakespeare Sonnets
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...William Shakespeare is an important figure who is known for his famous literary works. Shakespeare was not only associated with plays and dramas but he is also recognized for his poetries and sonnets. His sonnets like his other literary contributions carry deep messages and themes. Sonnet 144, 146, 147 and 152 are a few of his completed works and these sonnets carry with them important themes and messages. The theme of love is evident in these sonnets like all of his works. Sonnet 144 mainly discusses the theme of how women are evil owing to the distraction that they provide to men and hence move men away from their faith. The sonnet explains how men are physically attracted to women... and...
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William Hammond Hall
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...William Hammond Hall William Hammond Hall was born in Hagerstown, Maryland USA. He was a civil engineer and is considered to be the first State engineer of California. He served the U.S army engineers in the Civil War and then spent considerable amount of time in surveying the Western parts of the United States so that he could prepare geographical maps. In 1870, the Park commission invited several bidders for a geographical survey, this bid was given to Hall and hence he was given the post of Golden Gate Park’s first superintendent in 1871 (Young 71). As the superintendent, he tried to improve the Park, the major challenge was that the outer area of the...
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William Shakespeare's Othello
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...William Shakespeares Othello al Affiliation William Shakespeares Othello A famous line 7 from Act V, Scene 2 of Shakespeares Othello, which is said by Othello himself before he killed his wife, Desdemona, comprises two parts. The first one could be treated literally, while the second one is likely to be a metaphor ("Put out the light, then put out the light"). Othello was speaking to himself articulating his plan, according to which putting out the light meant to put out the candle and bring darkness into Desdemonas room. The repetition of this phrase was likely to mean a murder of white-skinned Desdemona, i.e. taking out the life out of her by Othello,...
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William James. Psychology
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...William James William James believed that the truth is found in experiences and not in judgments about the world. He gavehis most distinctive and resonating lecture, “The Will to Believe” in 1896. It aimed for “a justification of faith, a defense of our right to adopt a believing attitude in religious matters, in spite of the fact that our merely logical intellect may not have been coerced" (Axtell). He wanted to show that sometimes it is justifiable to hold beliefs that are not supported by sufficient evidence (Cronk; James “The Will To Believe and Other Essays”; James “A History…” ). It was tackled that it was not a matter of either choosing A or not A...
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William Faulkners Barn Burning
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...William Faulkner’s Barn Burning is a short story that details the life of a child who moves from town to town because his father constantly burn the barns of the people with whom they are staying. The story functions as an investigation into social class and moral responsibility. Throughout Barn Burning, Faulker makes use of a series of literary devices to achieve a chilling emotional effect. This essay incorporates literary scholarship in analyzing the ways that Faulker uses narrative complexity, leitmotifs, and the character’s moral maturity, in develop a work of exemplary literary merit. Throughout Barn Burning, William Faulker makes excellent use of a number of narrative voices... Barn Burning...
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William Faulkner's Barn Burning
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...William Faulkner, is a story that throws a light on the concept of psychological slavery in human beings. Through the characters of the story, Faulkner has described how human beings become a victim of slavery even when they have a choice of living a free and happy life. Faulkner has used the plot, and the interactions between the characters, to explain the concept of mental and emotional slavery in man. However, what strikes most in Faulkner’s story is the use of symbolism. Through different symbols in the story, the author has described the internal conflict that a human being experiences before he succeeds in getting freedom. Hence... ’ is an excellent work by William...
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