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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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The jazz performance that I attended was in a small room which helped the experience to be a more intimate session between the musicians and audience. The environment was relaxed and the room was well lit. The performance took place in a room with two speakers on the wall and...

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Family Guy is an irreverent, but humorous comedy on today’s American society. The writers and producers weave important social issues with their brand of slapstick comedy. It should be of no surprise that its’ daring, social commentaries are politically incorrect. In fact, the show was cancelled by Fox twice, but...

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Introduction Written in 1895, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is one of English literature’s most important plays, as it provides a scathing social satire of Victorian era traditions. The play is set in London, which, at the time, was undergoing a struggle between a need for wide spread...

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The photography exhibition that I went to see was an enjoyable experience, showcasing 63 photographs by various artists taking different approaches to photography. The exhibition itself was well-curated and showed only the best pieces by the individual artists, which meant that everything was high quality and interesting to look at....

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The artifact that this paper will study is the use of cell phones and the effects that this use can be seen to have on contemporary social interactions. This form of social interaction lends itself to analysis both because the number of people who use such phones can be easily...

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Hi everybody. For those who don’t know me, I’m Nate, Corey’s best man. It is truly an honor to be standing up here right now. When I look over, and see Corey and Theresa, I see a couple that is truly made for each other. Corey and I first met...

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Just as authentic and effective assessment is a means of engendering competence it has to be carefully planned. Engendering competence is, by the explanation of creation of understanding in students that they are effective in the results of learning of the material that they deem important (Wlodkowski & Ginsberg, 1995)....

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Activity #4 1. One privilege that my culture holds is land ownership. This is a privilege afforded to most households since there are very few families in Haiti who do not own land, and when you compare this to other cultures it is significant. Another privilege I have is that...

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An organization’s culture can be one of the most important things for the development of that organization and the people within it. If leaders are doing the right things, then people below them will follow. Leaders within my organization tend to support this principle, along with the generally vision and...

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Question #2 Technology and innovation played arguably the most important role in the development of early Asian societies. However, with that being said, the impact of these important cultural facets were not equally spread amongst these societies, as some flourished while others were lost along the way. Perhaps the best...

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Starting a museum today is faced with a lot of challenges that responsible personnel and the entire workforce in a company ought to recognize. Recently it has been evident that most of these museums do not struggle to compete against themselves. This is because most of these premises do not...

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In just a matter of the previous couple of decades, our society in America has become increasingly influenced by a melting pot of foreign cultures. It is a well known fact that we are a country of immigrants and we open our arms up to others throughout the globe; much...

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Culture is regarded as a potent element that influences many peoples’ actions and behaviors in many areas of life ranging from the economic to the social. Characterized by shared beliefs, traditions and language, social norms, customary values, passed through generations, as well as varied material artifacts that denote specific social,...

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Countries all around the world have their distinctive business environments. Therefore, in each country's business environment, there exist unique business protocols and procedures which form the basis of the overall business culture. Additionally, the business diversity in various localities means that some aspects of the business environment cannot be accepted...

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I found my nose strolling through the souqs of Marrakech, finding it's cousins on the faces of strangers. I watched while my hips performed in the flamenco tablaos of Barcelona and encountered my smile selling knick-knacks in the barrios of San Juan. My hair flaunted its distinct pattern of waves...

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