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  • A Paradigm Shift in American Higher Education

    A Paradigm Shift in American Higher Education

    A Paradigm Shift in American Higher Education Before the foundation of University of Pennsylvania, institutions of higher education in the United States aimed to train clergy. In 1740, the predecessor of University of Pennsylvania was established by Benjamin Franklin. He advocated that higher education should emphasize practical application and cultivate

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    Essay Length: 274 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 13, 2013
  • A Pirate's Life for Me

    A Pirate's Life for Me

    A Pirate's Life for Me "You wouldn't steal a Car. You wouldn't steal a Handbag. You wouldn't steal a Mobile Phone. You wouldn't steal a Movie. Movie Piracy is Stealing. Stealing is Against the Law. Piracy. It's A Crime." We all have seen this commercial on the television or when

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    Essay Length: 1,215 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2012
  • A Plan for Achieving a Highschool Diploma

    A Plan for Achieving a Highschool Diploma

    To whomever this may concern. There is multiple things to put in to create a plan for achieving a high school diploma. Which could mean a better, high paying job, in today’s society or in the future. In this essay I’m only to name off a few ways to

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    Essay Length: 462 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2017
  • A Quarter in College

    A Quarter in College

    On March 30, 2011, I, began my introduction into English 102. I remember telling myself that English 102 was only three credits and at the same time thinking this should be a breeze. I can only say after an extremely intense two and a half months I was absolutely wrong.

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    Essay Length: 870 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 9, 2011
  • A Question of Balance-Brumby

    A Question of Balance-Brumby

    A Question of Balance-Brumby The Brumby is a horse which originated from Europe and then other places like South Africa and Indonesia. Although they originated from other countries around the world, Australia ha the largest numbers of them currently. They are mostly located in the Northern Territory and then followed

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    Essay Length: 359 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 6, 2011
  • A Raisin in the Sun

    A Raisin in the Sun

    Sabrina M. Summary A Raisin in the Sun Somewhere in the late 50's, early 60's lives the Younger family of the South Side of Chicago. Their cramped and dingy apartment is the base of this Lorraine Hansberry play. Lena Younger, the matriarch and mother of 35 year old Walter and

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    Essay Length: 569 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 15, 2012
  • A Report About the Social Responsibility of College Students

    A Report About the Social Responsibility of College Students

    many countries,including China in the world think highly of the training of college students' social responsibility ,Because college students are the future and hope of the country and nation.If a country want to become strong in the world,the most important point is that they should foster qualified successors and builders.Fostering

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    Essay Length: 296 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2011
  • A Report on the Translation of “alternatives to Uniformity”

    A Report on the Translation of “alternatives to Uniformity”

    本科毕业论文 中文题目:《单一化教育的替代品》翻译报告 外文题目: A Report on the Translation of “Alternatives to Uniformity” 院 系 英语学院 专 业 英语(翻译) 年 级 2012级 学 号 20201238020018 学生姓名 郭思言 指导教师 刘嘉 结稿日期 2016年5 月 5日 四川外国语大学教务处制 ________________ 《单一化教育的替代品》翻译报告 摘要:本次的翻译项目是对原版书《如何管理学校》(Run School Run)的第二章节进行翻译。本书由哈佛大学出版社于1980年7月出版,作者为罗兰·巴特(Roland S. Barth)。文中作者站在一名小学校长的角度,结合自己从事教育工作的经验,指出美国小学教育中普遍存在的问题,深刻地探讨了问题背后的原因, 并且从多方面提出了自己的建议。作者在文中引用大量事实例子,反映了美国小学多元化教育发展的困境。他没有阐释哪一种具体的解决办法,而是试图拓宽教育工作者思维,引导他们从多角度来寻求问题的答案。 本报告共分为四部分。第一部分为引言,旨在对翻译项目的背景、意义和结构进行介绍。第二部分为原文分析,包括作者简介、原文内容介绍和原文文体风格分析。第三部分为翻译过程阐释,主要对翻译实践中遇到的重点南特进行梳理,并结合实例,对译者在翻译过程中采取的主要方法和技巧进行详细阐述。第四部分总结译者在翻译过程中得到的启发、经验教训等,并指出仍待解决的问题。 关键词:翻译项目报告;教育;动态对等;词性转换 A Report on the Translation of “Alternatives

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    Essay Length: 6,268 Words / 26 Pages
    Submitted: March 18, 2017
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    "A Rose For Emily" The story of William Faulkner's story "A Rose for Emily" is for us to know that when people show signs of feeling lonely it is better to offer a helping hand, rather than not doing anything at all. Faulkner, created Emily a mysterious character in a

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    Essay Length: 717 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 23, 2011
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily Today I would like to talk about a short story penned by Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner called 'A Rose for Emily' and share with you my interpretations and observations from this piece of literature. I believe this story is asking the reader, "Who was

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    Essay Length: 1,466 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: September 13, 2012
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    A rose for Emily is a story that take you back in time. It's about Miss Emily who is so shut out from everyone else and refuses to accept change. Viewing this story from a feminist point of view shows that women were treated differently but Miss Emily would have

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    Essay Length: 257 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 13, 2013
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    The central character in William Faulkner’s "A Rose for Emily" is Emily Grierson. Throughout the reading, Emily displays strange behavior that would cause one to question her mental state. In the text, we are told that Emily had a history of mental illness in her family, but we are not

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    Essay Length: 434 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 11, 2016
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    Author: William Faulkner “A Rose for Emily” became one of his most famous short stories His first novel was “Soldier’s Pay” Most of his novels are set in the mythical Yoknapatawpha Mississippi Characters: Emily: She had passed away. Everyone in town came to her funeral. She had a lovable personality.

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    Essay Length: 300 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2017
  • A Rose for Emily - Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

    A Rose for Emily - Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

    In many societies these days are all about social status and appearances.  They can go as far as to who they should befriend based on appearance and social status. The better you look, the higher your chances of making friends and keeping up your image in front of people and

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    Essay Length: 1,068 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2016
  • A Rose for Emily - Feminist Approach

    A Rose for Emily - Feminist Approach

    Feminist Approach In Faulkner short story, "A Rose for Emily", the plot takes place in 1894 which promptly paints a portrait for the reader to digest. In the late 1800's, women were considered to be beneath men on the strata of society. The story takes place in a time before

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    Essay Length: 1,049 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: October 3, 2011
  • A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

    A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

    "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner In the story "A Rose for Emily", William Faulkner uses many literary devises that help to give a second look at what is being described and also to give more emphasis on the story. William's main literary device used in the story is

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    Essay Length: 1,041 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2011
  • A Sapreate Peace by John Knowles

    A Sapreate Peace by John Knowles

    In the novel A Separate Peace by, John Knowles, takes place during the time of World War Two at a place called Devon High School. The characters in this novel are pressured to go into the war. The main characters in this novel are seniors at Devon and are around

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    Essay Length: 328 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2011
  • A Separate Peace - Gene and Phineas’s Relationship Essay

    A Separate Peace - Gene and Phineas’s Relationship Essay

    Competition not only exists between bitter enemies, but also between the closest of friends and inside oneself. Often, competition between two friends is influenced by potent jealousy of someone else that one may possess deep down. Ultimately, this competition leads one to feel resentment toward a person that they once

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    Essay Length: 1,329 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: September 27, 2018
  • A Seperate Peace Essay

    A Seperate Peace Essay

    The novel A Separate Peace by John Knowles follows the story of a group of young men who attend an all-boy's boarding school in New England, Devon School. Based on the accounts of his life, A Separate Peace is the most outstanding piece of writing among Knowles array of literary

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    Essay Length: 1,137 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 21, 2013
  • A Short Note on the Discipline of 'psychohistory' in Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series

    A Short Note on the Discipline of 'psychohistory' in Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series

    Psychohistory is the fictional discipline created by Isaac Asimov in his 'Foundation" series. It combines psychology, history and mathematical data to predict the behaviour and future of human populations. Hari Seldon, the mathematician, is the creator of psychohistory, using which he is able to predict possible events of the future.

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    Essay Length: 1,045 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 20, 2011
  • A Sight to See

    A Sight to See

    #4. Describe a store where you frequently shop, using objective detail to convey to what extent the store’s features met the needs of its customers. * Sight A Sight to See Shopping malls have plenty of stores to shop from, but I frequently shop at my favorite store, “Forever 21.”

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    Essay Length: 909 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 6, 2016
  • A Silent Spark

    A Silent Spark

    What makes someone a hero? How about saving a person from a burning building? What about being a single mother and raising five kids with three jobs? These people both could be possible candidates as heroes because they have strength - not just physical strength but mental and emotional strength.

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    Essay Length: 871 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2012
  • A Story of Overcoming a Fear

    A Story of Overcoming a Fear

    North-South-University-Logo.png Public Speaking (English-111) Assignment-1 Mr. Saleheen S. Ahmed Course Instructor Department of English & Modern Languages Submitted By: Name ID Muhammad Abdullah Al Fahim 142 0208 030 ________________ A Story of Overcoming a Fear Talking in front of people whom you don’t know always cause fear because you are

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    Essay Length: 568 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 18, 2017
  • A Strange Love Affair

    A Strange Love Affair

    The first sentences of this piece make you believe that this would be a love story but when you continue reading you realized that is totally the opposite or maybe it is true love, actually I don't know. The only thing I know is that he is writing this as

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    Essay Length: 310 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 4, 2013
  • A Street Car Named Desire

    A Street Car Named Desire

    In A Street Car Named Desire by the playwright Tennessee Williams, the author redefines the protagonist who is "no longer an idealistic 'doer' who ventures to 'save the day'" but who is instead a "muted survivor living a life of 'quiet desperation,' a victim of societal pressure, animal desires, and

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    Essay Length: 1,166 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2012
  • A Successful Speech

    A Successful Speech

    A Successful Speech A successful speech moves the audience where the speaker wants it to go. This is done by the use of various rhetorical methods as can be seen by Antony's speech in Julius Caser and also President John F Kennedy's "We Choose to Go to the Moon" speech.

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    Essay Length: 338 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 5, 2013
  • A Summary of Nicholas Carr's Article

    A Summary of Nicholas Carr's Article

    Nicholas Carr's article "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" analyzes how the way we use the internet is changing the way our brains absorb information, and how the time we are able to focus on one single piece of writing is decreasing. To Carr it feels like the structure of his

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    Essay Length: 669 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2011
  • A Teenager's Chronicles

    A Teenager's Chronicles

    The sun shone through the tinted window giving a ghostly shadow on the wooden floor. Inside the house was Timmy, the second born in a family of three sitting at the couch, his head was resting on the arm of the couch blocking the constant voice of his mother calling

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    Essay Length: 876 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: August 9, 2013
  • A Teenager's Life

    A Teenager's Life

    A Teenager's Life Teenagers love to try and experience a lot of things. Even though they know that something bad might happen, they're still going to do it. They are so unpredictable and irresponsible that parents tend to be more strict with their teen-aged children. Maybe these are the reasons

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    Essay Length: 1,163 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: August 9, 2011
  • A Tragic Hero: Oedipus Rex

    A Tragic Hero: Oedipus Rex

    Natalie Bird Liberty University English 102 Sarah Horne October 14, 2011 In Sophocles' Oedipus Rex, the protagonist Oedipus does exemplify Aristotle's definition of the tragic hero. The tragic hero, according to Aristotle, is a hero who is held high on a pedestal, seems to be a person of great virtue,

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    Essay Length: 1,842 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2012

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