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  • Apollo 13: Failure Is Not an Option

    Apollo 13: Failure Is Not an Option

    Apollo 13: Failure is not an Option Abstract When Apollo 13 launched on April 11, 1970 from Cape Canaveral Florida, the American Public had decided that traveling to the moon was a routine occurrence. A NASA spokesperson had said, Ў§the TV broadcast were about as exciting as a trip to PittsburgЎЁ. On the evening of April 13, the crew of Apollo 13 had just finished a television broadcast explaining their mission and about life

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Apolo 13

    Apolo 13

    Running head: APOLLO 13 Apollo 13 St.Thomas University Abstract Apollo 13 was intended to be the third mission to carry humans to the surface of the Moon, but an explosion of one of the oxygen tanks and resulting damage to other systems resulted in the mission being aborted before the planned lunar landing could take place. The crew, Commander James Lovell, command module pilot John Swigert, and command lunar pilot Fred Haise were returned safely

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Apolo 13

    Apolo 13

    Running head: APOLLO 13 Apollo 13 St.Thomas University Abstract Apollo 13 was intended to be the third mission to carry humans to the surface of the Moon, but an explosion of one of the oxygen tanks and resulting damage to other systems resulted in the mission being aborted before the planned lunar landing could take place. The crew, Commander James Lovell, command module pilot John Swigert, and command lunar pilot Fred Haise were returned safely

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Victor
  • Appalachian Music

    Appalachian Music

    Appalachian Music Appalachee - people on the other side Folk music - What is folk music? Traditional songs existing in countries. Handed down through generations. Passes on by word of mouth, not written in musical notation. Don't know who wrote it. Melody and lyrics change as they are passed on. Folk Music is History in song: Tells about daily lives. Tells about Special events - often tragedies, themes of romance, battle, adventure, and history. Purpose

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Apple Inc. Itunes

    Apple Inc. Itunes

    Apple Inc. Gwen Johnson SJ Lee Michelle Middleton Nigel Ngai Greg Palmeri Business Capstone Professor Lee March 5, 2008 Executive Summary Apple Inc. is a company that designs, manufactures, and then sells desktop and notebook computers, portable digital music players, and cell phones. It also creates software like the OS X operating system, iLife, iTunes, or QuickTime; and peripherals such as printers or storage devices that go with these products. The biggest challenge Apple

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    Submitted: May 3, 2011 By: sugi
  • Applied Corporate Finance 465

    Applied Corporate Finance 465

    Course Title APPLIED CORPORATE FINANCE Course Code ACF 465 Introduction The objective of this course is to reinforce and expand on the previous financial analysis and corporate finance/intermediate finance courses. Many of the topics covered are the same, but the emphasis is different. By using the case-method methodology the emphasis shifts from learning financial techniques to applying them to make managerial decisions, Textbook Since the topics covered in this course are those that are contained

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    Submitted: May 2, 2011 By: sujith006
  • Appoggiatura in 18th Century Music

    Appoggiatura in 18th Century Music

    APPOGGIATURA IN EIGHTEEN CENTURY MUSIC Appoggiatura, from the Italian word appoggiare which means “to lean upon” is one of the most complicated ornaments especially in eighteen century music. It is usually called a grace note and it is a note of embellishment usually one step above the main note. As Michel Debost says on his book “The Simple Flute”, the appoggiatura got his name because the note is outside the harmony, is part of a

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    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: July
  • Archetypal Analysis of the Movie - Contact

    Archetypal Analysis of the Movie - Contact

    Throughout the movie Contact, there are two plot patterns that are clearly displayed. These two plot patterns are romance and irony. There are certain archetypal characters in the movie that have a certain role in relation to the plot patterns and these characters are used to develop the plot and theme. There are also archetypal symbols throughout the movie and they perform the same function as the archetypal characters. The shadow in the movie presents

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    Submitted: March 28, 2018 By: pocst88
  • Archetypes in High School Movies

    Archetypes in High School Movies

    David Denby explains the typical high school movies in detail in his article called “High-School Confidential: Notes in Teen Movies”. According to Denby, there are three character archetypes in high school movies; the popular girl, the jock, and the outsider. For some reason these movies usually take place around the time of prom, where miss popular expects to be crowned for her…popularity. Denby described the first character type, the popular girl, as usually a

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Archetypes in Horror Films

    Archetypes in Horror Films

    In his essay, “The Personal and the Collective Unconscious,” Carl Jung interprets the unconscious mind through the analyzing of dreams. Jung agrees with Freud that a certain part of the unconscious is reserved for forgotten or repressed memories, which he refers to as the “personal unconscious” (494). All contents of the personal unconscious derive from personal experience in the conscious mind. However, Jung suggests that the personal unconscious is not the deepest (or most important)

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Are the Measures Taken Against Illegal Music Downloading Effective?

    Are the Measures Taken Against Illegal Music Downloading Effective?

    Introduction When a commercial about the release of a new album is seen or heard, most people run to their computer to download it, instead of run to the store and buy it. According to a Belgian broadcasting company, VRT, the profits of music sales fell worldwide by 4% and this only in the first 6 months of 2006. In the opinion of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, this decline is due to

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Janna
  • Are You Experienced?

    Are You Experienced?

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience released its first album in early 1967. Popular music had been leaning towards psychedelics for a couple years already and Are You Experienced? came out at about the same time as the Beatles' Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Are You Experienced? far exceeded the Beatles' triumph in complexity, capturing the essence of the late 1960's culture. Naturally the newer band did not share the immediate success of the Beatles. But

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    Submitted: January 9, 2009 By: Bred
  • Are You Ready to Rock?

    Are You Ready to Rock?

    Are You Ready to Rock? A guide to beginning a Rock band One of the best ways to split a subject into its separate components is “Process Analysis”. The Bedford Reader explains that there are two types of process analysis; they are directive and informative. Although their names basically describe what they do I will explain them a little further. Directive is more of a “how to” guide it directs a person in how to

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    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Are You, Guilty by Suspicion?

    Are You, Guilty by Suspicion?

    Are You, Guilty by Suspicion? (Movie Review) The movie Guilty by Suspicion was not your average “action-packed” Matrix. In this movie, David Merrill (played by Robert DeNiro,) is a successful director. Everything seems to be fine, until his past starts catching up with him. Now he’s wanted for possibly being a Communist. As boring as this would sound to the average teenager, I actually liked it. Take for example the scene where he first sees

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: July
  • Arna’s Children

    Arna’s Children

    ARNA'S CHILDREN The movie Arna's Children revolves around Arna, an elderly lady who led a small theatre group in West Bank. The theatre that she had established helped the children of the Jenin community to deal with the harsh realities of Israeli occupation. She had set up the institution at a time when Israeli authorities had shut down all educational institutions and the theatre group provided the children of Jenin with education and support. Arna's

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Jon
  • Art

    Art

    05/05/04 Part I 1. The painting “The allegory of Painting” by Jan Vermeer has a very unique sense of style to me. This painting to me does not seem to have a calm presence to it. It has a huge sense of mood though. The woman seems to be very frustrated in what she is doing. Furthermore the painting has many symbols and icons. A huge prestigious curtain covers much of the painting it seems

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Art and “blue” by Joni Mitchell

    Art and “blue” by Joni Mitchell

    Blue, songs are like tattoos You know I've been to sea before Crown and anchor me Or let me sail away Hey Blue, there is a song for you Ink on a pin Underneath the skin An empty space to fill in Well there're so many sinking now You've got to keep thinking You can make it through these waves Acid, booze, and ass Needles, guns, and grass Lots of laughs, lots of laughs Everybody's

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Edward
  • Art of Story Telling: Story Development

    Art of Story Telling: Story Development

    Art of Story Telling: Story Development 10 components of story telling Exposition is introducing detail of character, situation or event Foreshadow is preparing the element, situation or event to do something (to indicate or suggest something, usually something unpleasant, that is going to happen) Point of Attack is the beginning of the story with unexpected situation or extraordinary event Inciting Incident is the first complication occurred to any character whom causes the change of the

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: David
  • Art of the Hula

    Art of the Hula

    gArt of the Hulaf What is one thing that stands out in most peoples’ minds when they think of Hawaii? Most people would probably say the hula dance. The hula dance descended from, or can be traced to Polynesia and India. The Hula was a form of poetry for the Hawaiians in all of its sacred and ceremonial forms. In hula dancing, the hands are very important: they tell a story. However, more important are

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Janna
  • Artist Public Appearance Agreement

    Artist Public Appearance Agreement

    The topic I picked for this research paper is "Artist Public Appearance Agreement". In this research paper, I will be explaining the process leading up to retaining the artist for the performance or appearance and what the agreement could entail. Such things as selecting the artist to the workings of the contract with the artist or artist's manager. First, we need to start from where agreement comes into place. As a concert producer, you need

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Victor
  • Arts for Arts Sake

    Arts for Arts Sake

    Art for Arts’ Sake Dear Friends, When I was asked to write to you about my views of the role of the Arts in society, I did not hesitate to embrace the task. Over the past three years, I have been working on a PhD in Music Education. I have finished all of my coursework, and have “only” my dissertation remaining. In this program of study, I recall many discussions in our seminar classes that

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Janna
  • As Good as It Gets

    As Good as It Gets

    As Good As It Gets Before further investigation, I thought that As Good As It Gets was about a man, Melvin, with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. At first glance, this seemed like the obvious diagnosis; he portrayed both obsessions and compulsions. Melvin was very careful not to touch things that may have been germ ridden, such as door handles, borrowed jackets, and coughing children; he even brought his own dining utensils out to eat with him. He

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    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Bred
  • As Good as It Gets

    As Good as It Gets

    As Good As It Gets (1997) Melvin Udall, the main character in this movie, was expressing certain symptoms of a disorder called Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. According to the DSM IV such obsessions or compulsions that “cause marked distress, are time consuming (take more than 1 hour a day), or significantly interfere with the person’s normal routine, occupational (or academic) functioning, or usual social activities or relationships” are categorized under OCD. Melvin had these compulsions. He

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Jessica
  • As Good as It Gets

    As Good as It Gets

    “As Good As It Gets” In the movie “As Good As It Gets” there are three main characters with three different lives brought together out of need. Melvin, played by Jack Nicholson, is an obsessive compulsive who speaks what is on his mind. Carol, played by Helen Hunt, is a single mother trying to make it in a world that has not been kind to her. Simon, played by Greg Kinnear, is a gay artist

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    Submitted: April 24, 2010 By: Artur
  • Ascap, Bmi, and Sesac: A Brief Overview

    Ascap, Bmi, and Sesac: A Brief Overview

    ASCAP, BMI, AND SESAC: A  Introduction As professional musicians, one of the most important aspects of the job is getting paid for our work. One of the ways to get money other than sales on albums and concerts are royalty payments. Royalties are collected based on money earned through publicity such as television, radio, and films. Performance rights organizations(PROs) help to collect royalties and distribute them to copyright holders as well as defend their

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Ashlee Simpson

    Ashlee Simpson

    Ashlee Nicole Simpson (born October 3, 1984) is an American singer, actress and the younger sister of singer Jessica Simpson. Simpson was the youngest person ever admitted to the School of American Ballet at age 11. After her sister Jessica achieved success in pop music in 1999, Ashlee became a dancer in her sister's concerts. She later played the character Cecilia on the television show 7th Heaven from 2002 until the beginning of her singing

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Victor
  • Assassination of John Lennon

    Assassination of John Lennon

    The Assassination Of John Lennon The scene outside New York's spooky old Dakota apartment building on the evening of December 8, 1980, was as surreal as it was horrifying. John Lennon, probably the world's most famous rock star, lay semiconscious, hemorrhaging from four flat-tipped bullets blasted into his back. His wife Yoko Ono held his head in her arms and screamed (just like on her early albums). A few yards away a pudgy young man

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • Assassin’s Creed by Oliver Bowden

    Assassin’s Creed by Oliver Bowden

    Assassin’s Creed Assassin’s Creed by Oliver Bowden is an adventure and action story set in North America, The Middle East and Europe. There are 4 main characters Desmond, an assassin, his father and two very close friends. Desmond was trying to find a very special apple with strong power which is enough to destroy the whole world. So he and his dad and his two friends had a flash back time machine. Another person, Altair

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    Submitted: July 8, 2018 By: abdallahsalem
  • Assess the Degree to Which You Believe ‘the Idiots'reflects Artistically and Structurally the Intentions of the Dogme95 Project.

    Assess the Degree to Which You Believe ‘the Idiots'reflects Artistically and Structurally the Intentions of the Dogme95 Project.

    ‘The Idiots' is Lars von Trier's only movie that strictly obeys the Dogme95 manifesto. It is artistically and structurally justified in calling itself an archetypal Dogme95 film. The director avoids any generic thematic pursuits and shuns all forms of technical enhancements used in Hollywood cinema. Instead, ‘The Idiots' presents us with a visually minimalistic, thematically unclassified story about a group of people who live together in a large house, under the leadership of a fellow

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    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: Stephanie
  • At Work in the New Economy

    At Work in the New Economy

    The video “At Work in the New Economy” predicted an increasing number of women and minorities entering the work force. This prediction is truly accurate in today’s society. As the gaps between the income classes continue to widen, married women often no longer have a choice to stay home and raise their children. In order for many families to survive in today’s economy, both parents are forced to enter the workforce. The typical family dynamic

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    Essay Length: 609 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Janna

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