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    HIST 3005 Contreras 1 Luis Contreras Sophie Tunney 12/3/2018 The Needs of the people When a form of governing a state becomes obsolete it is sometimes best to do away with that form of governance and install a new form of government. In our “Shaping Of The Modern World” textbook we can find the source “Common sense” by Thomas Paine explaining how ineffective England’s rule over the colonies is, and we can also find “Social Order And Absolute Monarchy” by Jean Domat which argues in

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    Human beings depend highly on effective communication when they interact. “Communication is any process in which people share information, ideas and feelings”, it also “involves not the spoken and written words but also body language, personal mannerisms, styles and anything that add meaning to a message” (Dina Burger 2011). There are various types of communication, but I will be focusing on verbal and non-verbal communication, they consist of various elements that distinguish them from one another

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    In Indonesia, English is considered as a foreign language, because not so many people use it either as a daily communication or as a medium of learning. Considering this phenomenon, the government has decided to include English as the compulsory subject in secondary school. In the 1994 revised curriculum, English is included as a subject in the primary school curriculum, starting in the fourth grade. However, only the government primary and private schools in the urban areas would have the staff

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    Countless types of discrimination are present in society today, however, are the authors of today portraying it correctly in their works? In the story Wonder, a young boy named Auggie with facial deformities encounters discrimination. Discrimination is the act of being stopped from doing something solely based on looks, race, social class, age, sexuality, or gender. Discrimination can come in all forms, although some question how large the issue is in order to represent discrimination accurately

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    In a time when people are often exposed to deceptive practices facilitated by the anonymity and impulsiveness of the internet, Jenny Holzer presents her work featuring an extensive list of truisms which addresses an equally extensive range of topics. While at face value, the work could be dismissed as a simple series of rhetoric, the sophistication in Jenny Holzer’s truisms as art manifests from its presentation and methodology. Holzer maintains a delicate balance between chaos and continuity and

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    Common Law system Vs. Civil Law system The civil law system and the common law system are indeed two diverse legal systems. Most countries nowadays go with one of the two main legal structures: common law or civil law . Before starting the comparison of those two major legal system, we need to know what is law and why is it important to us. Law has many diverse definitions, but they are all based on the same perception which is the comprehension of enforceable guidelines that guides the relationship

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    I do consider myself cultural literate because even everyday life would become a part of the cultural literacy. However, I don’t feel confident elaborating using historical and religious cultural literacy due to the lack of knowledge and vocabulary. My perspective is different from those who are raised in the U.S. For instance, when I think of World War 2, the first thing that pops into my head is not German Nazi but the Japanese. My American born and raised audience might not understand my intention

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    It is bordered by Tibet Autonomous Region in the north, by India in the south, the Sikkim State of India; the Chumbi Valley of Tibet in the west, and Arunachal Pradesh state of India in the east. The region of Bhutan is the second least populous nation after the Maldives. It’s capital is Thimphu as well as being the largest city. The independence of Bhutan has encountered for centuries, and the territory was never colonized in its history. A government is a group of people or one person that has

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    A Reflection On Satire

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    A Reflection on Satire While experiencing any type of literature, whether it is reading a novel, news article, or even viewing a movie, it is common for many to overlook or mistake the use of satire for comedy. Satire is utilized within all types of literature to make commentary on society or social situations through the use of comedy or humor (Andrzejewski). There are many devices of satire that an author can take advantage of, one of the most common being parodies. A parody is an imitation of

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    and proud of their country often with the belief that it is better and more important than other countries: a desire by a large group of people (such as people who share the same culture, history, language, etc.) to form a separate and independent nation of their own.” Many things are citied as the reason for World War 1 and certainly nationalist feeling is one of them especially is countries such as Germany were the outbreak of War was greeted with a feeling of

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    Ethnic Culture of Portugal Remembering that the culture of Portugal is an integral part of European culture, we cannot forget that ethnic culture of Portugal by itself is complex and diversified. We can confidently talk about ethnic Portuguese culture taking into consideration the term, which defines ethnic culture as the one, which is based on the values of belonging to a particular ethnic group. Signs of such a group is a common origin, racial anthropological features, language, religion, traditions

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    concept of a nation-state is not a new phenomenon in sociological studies as it is believed to have originated from nationalism and the state which developed in the 19th century in Europe. Therefore, it can be described as a collective political entity of a sovereign country found within specific territorial borders that are enclosed its certain cultural entity which has the goal of developing its legitimacy from efficient service to all of its subjects (Sorensen, G. 2011, 23). The nation in this case

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    How determinative and essential is opportunity in order to create a society that is accompanied by appropriate prosperity? At Barack Obama’s convention in 2012, Julian Castro gives an endorsing speech in which a series of convenient traits are included. Based on the previous question, an analysis of Castro’s way of addressing and rhetorical level will be composed in the following content. Castro’s interesting and appealing way of addressing his audiences will be taken into account as well. What is

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    Time is an element in the creation and development of a narrative. Time can be used to express events in different styles and to enrich a timeline with details. In magical realism and surrealism, which deal with the extraordinary as part of the ordinary, time is elongated, overturned, and set in different forms, jumping from one event to another without it immediately making sense. In Haruki Murakami’s short story collection, The Elephant Vanishes, it is as if time were an antagonist at first, a

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    The speech given at Womens National Press Club in 1960 by Clare Boothe Luce was a strong argument by the statements made. She shows ethos and logical appeal to her audience by condemning her argument to her audience. Luce slows starts by setting up her audience where she goes on to criticize the tendency of the American press to give up journalist integrity. She also engages the fact to her audience that she is there to give her speech because the journalist invited her to speak. Luce is first

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    A theme is considered as the central idea that the whole story revolves on although it is not expressed or written directly in the story most of the time. In the novel, “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad, the themes expressed are “colonization, racism, greed, imperialism, moral degradation along with hypocrisy.” There are many other themes but in this essay, few of the themes will be discussed on regarding the level of importance that is Colonization or imperialism which is coinciding with power

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    Modern Chinese Nationalism

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    introduction, the issue of the nation and nationalism should not be confined to hard politics. Indeed, recent scholarships have turned from the statist perspective to regional and even individual experience of the nation and nationalism, among other issues. More importantly, the cultural aspect of the individuals has drawn spotlight as well. Although political historians, such as Benedict Anderson, have pointed out the significance of cultural factors in the formation of the nation and the spread of nationalism

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    Colorless Allegory pervades human history as a common, but effective tool for persuasion and teaching. These unique, fictional stories with cautionary undertones are shared across the world. Virtually everybody knows at least one or two folktales. Many, if not most, of them teach some moral or warning. They are intended to help guide one’s actions to include moral consideration and practical discretion. In western countries, Santa Claus is said to know how one acts, without being physically present

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    Nationalism is what drives a nation to meet the national interest of its people. Many treaties that the First Nations signed with the government, the First Nations thought they were entering an agreement that they are sharing the land with the government. However, the government perceived it that the First Nations sold the land to the government. This has become a national interest of many First Nations to correct this interpretations of the treaty and restore their original relationship they had

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    language, place of birth, a particular religion, culture, or traditions and or rituals, but mainly it is derived from an individual's ethnicity. It is important to know that primordialists believe that each individual is born into a nation or ethnic group. A nation is an entity which has been in existence since the beginning to time. According to primordialist theorists, these feelings of attachment of an individual to their ethnic group provides a foundation for a bond with others

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