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    The Subtle Knife

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    The "grand building" (Pullman, 1997 : 78) which provides the titular quote is the Pitt-Rivers Museum in Oxford. The visit to the museum occurs in the second novel of Pullman's trilogy, The Subtle Knife (1997), which sees Lyra leave her world to enter the parallel world of Will; a universe that is distinctly recognisable to that of the readers own. Whilst in this world, Lyra visits the Pitt-Rivers Museum and finds there: "an old glass case with a black-painted wooden frame [within which] there were

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    develops into an aware young girl in her abusive home in a politically unstable Nigeria. Her family is made up of Papa Eugene, Mama Beatrice and Jaja. Although Kambili suffers abuse from her father, she idealises him and somehow manages to justify his violent actions toward her and her family. Instead of having to think about the violence within her family she and Jaja discuss the violence experienced by the public world as the fate of their family becomes a symbol for the fate of the whole country

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    psychological conflict within a relationship amongst individuals. Both “The Golden Compass” and “Diamond as Big as the Ritz” deal with the theme of betrayal in contrasting ways. On one hand Lyra tries the whole book to save Roger and in the end is his downfall, but Percy betrays John from the start and ends up dead instead. In the the novel “The Golden Compass” by Philip Pullman and the short story “Diamond as Big as the Ritz” by F. Scott Fitzgerald both deceptions had to result in a death because

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    But Bahauddin had been there before. He knew his way around the Salt Caverns as if it were home. The shaft was small. Barely enough room for him, so he had to leave his lantern at the bottom of the shaft. When he was almost at the top of the shaft suddenly there was another large boom! Another cannon was fired and it shook the entire shaft. Bahauddin clenched the iron key ring making sure not to let it fall. After the trembling stopped, he counted how many keys were on the heavy ring. “Yes, all

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    Death is an experience that all humans will eventually face, and no living human can say exactly what this encounter is like. The poems “On My First Son” by Ben Jonson, “Death be not proud” by John Donne, and “Because I could not stop for Death” by Emily Dickinson are all examples of poetry that express and explore the central theme of death and its many facets.These poems examine how people view the inevitability of the human condition, and look at the fact that people die at any point in time and

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    though he doesn’t put his thought into action. Some of the incidents that give him hope and euphoria, come crashing down and turn into doubt and despair. Finally, he realizes that things like family and happiness are the more important things in life. At the opening, Walter appears to be quite a melancholy man. He is unhappy with the cards that fate has dealt him. He feels like he has no purpose at all. Walter wants to have the ability to provide a better life for himself and his family but it is not

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    Evaluating Job Evaluation

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    Task 3.2 Evaluate the process of job evaluation and other factors determining pay Job evaluation Job evaluation is a formal process by which the relative worth of various jobs in an organisation is determined for pay purposes. A systematic comparison of the worth of one job with that of another eventually results in the creation of a wage or salary hierarchy unique to the organisation. Essentially, job evaluation relates the amount of pay for each job to the extent to which the job contributes

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    Assignment- ASG1 Safety & health at work Explain the role of communications & training in the promotion & provision of health & safety in the workplace Communication is very important in the workplace verbal and non-verbal is valuable in the workplace. Lots of company’s spend a lot of money to train their employees on how to communicate. The importance of communication in the workplace is often overlooked. Effective communication is a skill that everyone can develop. Developing these skills will

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    Part B – Essay Distance Learning has many benefits, these include, ease of access; flexibility and the global reach of many work based learning programmes (Allan, 2009; Cooling, 2012). On the other hand, it presents certain challenges, that require that the student be equipped with skills that would assist them to be successful in tackling their studies (Lorenzo, 2012). One of the pertinent skills is the ability to manage time and commitments effectively (Adams, 2012). This essay aims to explore

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    Edgar Allen Poe wrote many stories throughout his lifetime, all of which tie to the gothic horror genre. Two prime examples of these stories are The Masque of the Red Death and The Black Cat. Each story provides evidence of characteristics representing the writing type of gothic literature. The stories expose the traits such as unusual psychology, horrible death, dark isolated setting, and exaggerated emotions. All of which create the eerie, dark, or almost demonic tone. The first story being the

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    The dark ages were the period between approximately 500-1500 A.D. It began shortly after the demise of the Roman Empire and it came to its conclusion once the Renaissance in Italy began to surface. It is labeled the dark ages by numerous scholars because during this period there was a shortage of literary and scientific studies. Other scholars believe that the label is false and the term dark ages is not an accurate description of this time. However, it was not branded the dark ages due to just it’s

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    properly. In our family, my dad is the head coach of our team. He is the motivator and the encourager. Never in my life have I heard or seen my dad give up on something. If he starts something, he will make sure he finishes it. He encourages all of his kids to be the best we can be and to remember to reach for the stars. Every sports event that we have played in, he was there. Not only is he the motivator and encourager in our

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    house in Portland Maine. Spending most of his life in his birth house with his seven siblings Stephen, Elizabeth, Anne, Alex, Mary, Ellen, and Sam. Henry was known for having a great imagination and having the thrill to learn. Not all was well after the War of 1812 broke lose and destroyed Portland's economy. His father was in the boston legislature and couldn't send Henry anything during the war. After the war ended in 1824, Henry was able to write his first poem when he was only 13. It was called

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    Workplace Pedagogies Workplace pedagogy (Bound & Lin, 2011b) is the method and practice of teaching at workplace. It is when learners encounter a new activity, they experience learning when they engage the various new form of knowledge, usually during a grouping of the social processes. According to Billet (2001) (Billett, 2001a) refers it to the science and art of teaching. It can be an approach for how learning can advance to its appropriate learning outcome. What types of pedagogical opportunities

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    1.Revere Plastic,Process Flow and Project Scope A. Company Profile Revere Plastics Systems LLC, an ISO certified company that make commercial-grade and household appliances function are plastic injection molders with presses ranging in 25 – 1,500 tons. It is headquartered in Clyde,Ohio. Revere Plastics has three other locations in Brampton, Ontario and Jeffersonville. The company has a rich client base as listed below: • Dura Automotive System • GE • Whirlpool • Maytag • Briggs Stratton • Grupo

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    Unhappiness, Life’s Poison Sue Townsend, an English writer and humorist, once said, “My dark secrets are life threatening. Pockets of unhappiness set in aspic that build and build. I have this primitive feeling that if something good happens, it is going to be followed by something bad. There is always a price to pay.” In an environment where individuals always suffer from their actions, certain characteristics become eliminated. For example, happiness is a common, yet vital characteristic that

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    Tips on being a successful single mother.. A way to be happy as a single mother.. Motherhood is rewarding but life everything else in life, a tough ride. For single mothers, who must play the role of mother and father both, this is a challenging task that sometimes can be tough. Single motherhood calls for a great balance to be struck – between parenting, earning a livelihood and finding little time to spend on yourself. Everything that must be done starts with your own hands – cooking, washing,

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    transformed into an insect. Unable to support his family as an insect, he is only able to stay in his room and eat the rotting scraps of food that his sister brings him. Over time, Gregor’s transformation into a large bug begins to affect the lifestyle of his family, and they slowly become resentful of him. His family secretly wishes Gregor would leave, and knowing this, Gregor willfully dies in his room. His death marks a new, brighter future for the rest of his family. The Oedipus Complex The Metamorphosis

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    Part Two The Dark Knight:A Man Fights With Evil 2.1 Violence as a Means to Achieve Justice and Freedom In America 's "super hero" movies, the hero always represents the value orientation of the Americans. This pursuit of freedom is just the pursuit of individualism. In the film, the negative character, a clown act by Heath Ledger, appears when the freedom of citizens is threatened. He is different from other negative characters. He is not a villain for the money but an antisocial. His purpose is to

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    Tamil Selvam Adriel Wong ENL 102 22 October 2015 The Iconic Character in “The Dark Knight” Of all the villains in the history of pop culture, the Joker is without doubt one of the most enduring and iconic, sharing ranks with the likes of such immortal fiends as Darth Vader and Hannibal Lecter. And though he has always been popular, it is Christopher Nolan and Heath Ledger’s mesmerizing interpretation in 2008’s The Dark Knight that has indelibly branded the character onto our consciousness forever

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