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The Grossmont Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with Master Chorale presented the terrific event dubbed The New World on 3 October 2013 (7:30-9:30 pm). This multimedia production combined stunning imagery on two screens. Gareth Davies-Morris, a Professor at the Grossmont College of Humanities gave a stupendous PowerPoint presentation. The presentation was...

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The neighborhood concept of urban design is one of the major planning landmarks that shaped the urban form of housing design in many countries in the twentieth century. The neighborhood idea by Henry Wright and Clarence Stein exemplified plans for Radburn, and the idea of Clarence Perry were published in...

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Curriculum development in nursing education is depicted as a creative and scholarly process that is aimed at eliciting evidence-informed and unified curriculum. It is an ongoing education nursing technique with respect to nursing that is incepted in diverse and dynamic nursing schools, inclusive of the ones that have a coherent...

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If costume design is not usually perceived as important an element in theater as direction or acting, it is nonetheless a critical component to any artistically successful production. Costume, in fact, and like the performers, must achieve a number of effects. To begin with, the costume must be functional in...

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The song “Good Life” by One Republic is lyrically intriguing because of its particular approach to the theme of optimism. In my interpretation, the lyrics present, on the one hand, some idealized image of what the good life is, and, on the other hand, a narrative about the singer’s life...

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1. Disney feels compelled to make changes to its theme parks when it enters China in order to better meet the demands of the Chinese visitor. For instance, American parks have a Main Street, USA that is designed to appeal to American consumers. Main Street also offers traditionally American cuisine,...

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Using Hofstede's four cultural dimensions as a point of reference, what are some of the main cultural differences between the United States and France? An in-depth understanding of culture is crucial to the success of international business. The Hofstede cultural dimensions can help us understand differences between the two countries....

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T.S. Elliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock tells the story of a the transition of an individual throughout life. Although everyone will inevitably make these transitions for themselves, it is difficult to explain to another person how these experiences manifest within the individual. By this, it is meant...

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Music opens up the deepest parts of human emotions. Music empowers the mind to reflect on pictures and images. The images might be of personal experiences or may comprise of imaginations. The rhythm of the music dictates the imagery that will be experienced in the mind. Therapists prefer to use...

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Virginia Woolf’s famous quote, “If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people” bears an eerie similarity to William Shakespeare’s quote, “Above all else, to thine own self be true, and as the night follows the day, thou cannot then be false to...

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In a series of controversial photographs by Alison Jackson (Appendix A), President Trump is depicted in realistic photos showing him indulging in lewd and unethical behaviors. This collection poses an ethical copyright issue because President Trump’s iconic character and image is his “product.” Because Jackson uses his image ruthlessly, without...

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This section of the assignment requires the analysis of one of America’s National monuments. The monument selected to expound upon is the famous and wonderfully sceneic Mt. Rushmore located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Mt. Rushmore is an iconic monument, but its grand scale of artistic ingenuity make...

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The Age of Enlightenment, or Age of Reason, produced some of the greatest thinkers in the world. Their works changed the history of the modern world. They challenged the notion of aristocracy and demanded that all men be treated with the same freedoms. They also explored new scientific principles, setting...

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This assignment will be about cultural awareness. It will discuss bullet points outlined in the instructions and then close with some gains and new awareness brought up from personal growth as well as what has been learned during the duration of taking this course. Let’s begin about where I originally...

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Kit Armstrong was born on March 5, 1992 in Los Angeles, California into a family of British and Taiwanese heritage. His first exposure to the piano was at age 5 when he taught himself composition by reading an encyclopedia and soon after began formal training in piano. Kit was not...

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“Birth of an Empire” is the first episode of the four-part history documentary “Planet Egypt. This episode focuses on the so-called “Zero Dynasty” during which the northern and the southern lands and tribes were unified and Egypt was founded. In particular, the film investigates the contribution King Narmer, the first...

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MacEwen’s Trojan Women and Evans’ Trojan Barbie are adaptations of the tragedy Trojan Women by Euripedes. The choice of source for both works clearly demonstrates the continued relevance of the original work: that contemporary female authors decide to re-investigate the tragedy -- for MacEwen, in a form more dedicated to...

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The “Swinging London” video presents something of several worlds colliding, one of which is the world of the modern viewer taking it in. This aspect, in fact, is dominant, mainly because this examination of even a recent cultural shift seems virtually antiquated. Part of this impression lies in the film's...

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My ethical self-awareness or my sense of being who I am now reflects the principles I have adopted as my guiding values in everyday life. I scored very high on fairness and less on harm and purity in my Moral Foundations Questionnaire. Besides, I scored somewhat higher on Individualism than...

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Louis Armstrong is the first person to come to mind when I think about Jazz. I picked “West End Blues” because it is one of my favorite tunes from the 1920s. Armstrong changed the future of Jazz by displaying his immense talent. Listening to the recording, I can feel Armstrong’s...

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Deaf is the term used to describe the loss of hearing or having severely impaired hearing. Many individuals in the United States are diagnosed with having little to know hearing, and this places a label on them that carries various meanings and perceptions. Although everyone has heard of deafness, few...

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The continued relevance of the question of the Parthenon of “Elgin” Marbles, two centuries after these sculptures were removed from the Parthenon in Athens and transferred to Britain by Thomas Bruce, the Lord of Elgin, is arguably the result of the issue’s complicated structure, which includes, on the one hand,...

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I chose “All of Me,” by Billie Holiday because I knew she was one of a few jazz vocalists to sing the song, and I could not get the Frank Sinatra version out of my head. I have always liked the message that this song has, which I believe is...

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The Walt Disney Company is traditionally associated with its origins producing animated entertainment. Beginning with the original production of animated shorts such as the Silly Symphonies, Disney continued to develop its technique. It created its ubiquitous mascot, Mickey Mouse, following a copyright dispute that saw the loss of its previous...

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The questions related to beauty have troubled the minds of the humanity for centuries. Philosophers, artists, and poets have made beauty the subject of their quest. Traditionally, beauty has been seen as one of the ultimate values just as justice, goodness, and truth. Ancient Greeks, medieval philosophers, and the thinkers...

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