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  • A Car Wash to Remember

    A Car Wash to Remember

    "How much are these skates?" asked Kyle while he was pointing to the blue and black shiny skates. "They are $150," answered the worker. "OK thank you," replied Kyle. While they are walking Mary thinks of an intelligent idea to earn money to buy the skates. "Let's do a car wash!" exclaimed Mary with an excited look on her face. "Yea great idea, I'll make the flyers," replied Tyler. "OK, on the flyer put: Day-

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    Essay Length: 304 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Artur
  • A Career in Fashion Design

    A Career in Fashion Design

    A Career in Fashion Design The fashion design career, has recently emerged as one of the most popular and competitive among young people. Those who actually succeed in design have a very individualistic personal style and don't follow trends set by others. Having fashion design as your profession sometimes allows you to meet glamorous people. It can also put you in charge of what is in and out when it comes to clothing through ramp

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    Essay Length: 1,389 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A Career in Project Management

    A Career in Project Management

    A Career in Project Management Abstract This paper describes some of the functionality and benefits of project management in an information technology environment. The paper provides a comparison of leadership and management roles. The paper shows how project management skills relate to information technology jobs in the scope of real world examples. From this paper you will be able to see some of the requirements, some of the challenges as well as some of the

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    Essay Length: 325 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Edward
  • A Case Study of Action Learning In

    A Case Study of Action Learning In

    A growing concern expressed by employers is the failure of universities to provide students with the skill sets needed by modern industry and businesses (Hibbert, 2000). Significantly, it has been suggested that the learning afforded an individual by an MBA is of limited relevance to their current employer, being better suited for career progression outside an existing workplace (David, 2000). The suggestion is that some part-time MBAs, whilst useful for gaining new jobs, have very

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    Essay Length: 686 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: July
  • A Child Called "it"

    A Child Called "it"

    A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer is an intriguing journey through the torturing childhood of the author himself. The title relates to the book because his mother calls the boy, Dave Pelzer, "It". She does not call him by his real name. He was nothing but an object in her eyes. Dave being the outcast of his own family and being a victim of severe abuse, will leave you in awe as you wait

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    Essay Length: 300 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Top
  • A Child Called It

    A Child Called It

    I was first reluctant to read this book, due to the fact that I, myself, have a child and could never imagine harming her in anyway. I must admit it was a very tough book to read. The trials and tribulations that David endures are cruel and demented. I could never being to imagine the suffering that his mother had put him through. The book is about the author David Pelzer's life story as a

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    Essay Length: 1,185 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Stenly
  • A Child Called It

    A Child Called It

    Dave Pelzer was born in 1960 and grew up in a middle-class suburb of San Francisco. His dad was a firefighter whose work kept him away for days at a time. His mother was a homemaker and an alcoholic who started abusing Dave when he was four years old. While his mother cared for the rest of the family, Dave was starved, beaten, burned, and referred to as "the boy" and eventually, "it." His mother

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    Essay Length: 423 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: regina
  • A Child Called It

    A Child Called It

    "A Child Called It" Dave Pelzer A Child Called "It" is a personal biography by Dave Pelzer. He talks about his struggle to survive physical and emotional abuse by his mother. The story beings with the school where Dave attends finally reporting what has been happening to Dave to the proper authorities. Dave is finally a "free" child, no longer to be abused by his mother. The story also talks about how is life was

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    Essay Length: 522 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol, although occurring at a different time period than today, still holds values and lessons that are important in society today. The main character, Ebeneezer Scrooge, starts off having no feelings for others or any Christmas spirit, but changes from his gloomy, dark appearance to a carefree, child-like persona at the end. Dickens shows in A Christmas Carol that personal greed will lead to peril, while kindness and generosity lead

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    Essay Length: 735 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: regina
  • A Classic: Tylenol Rides It out and Gains a Legacy

    A Classic: Tylenol Rides It out and Gains a Legacy

    A Classic: Tylenol Rides It Out and Gains a Legacy The biggest trial for any organization comes when it is hit by a crisis. A crisis is described by the Harvard Business Review as a situation that has reached a critical phase for which dramatic and remarkable intervention is necessary to avoid or repair major damage. The way an organization handles itself in the midst of a crisis may influence how it is perceived in

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    Essay Length: 950 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Codis Success Story

    A Codis Success Story

    A CODIS SUCCESS STORY On a Friday afternoon in March 1989, Debbie Smith, whose husband, Robert, is a police officer, was abducted from her home by a man she had never seen before. Mrs. Smith's assailant forced her from her kitchen to the woods behind her home. He proceeded to rape her. Before leaving the scene of the crime, the rapist threatened Mrs. Smith, saying he knew where she lived and he would kill her

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    Essay Length: 1,203 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A College Education

    A College Education

    A college education can be of importance in many aspects and stages of one's life. While not everyone can go to college, if you are given the opportunity to you should take advantage of it. College opens you to horizons never before seen. It also helps mold you into a well rounded person as well as helping you find yourself. A college degree can help you to become a better family oriented person. Granted you

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    Essay Length: 663 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 28, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Comparison Between the Book and Movie: Malcolm X

    A Comparison Between the Book and Movie: Malcolm X

    When comparing and contrasting movies and books, the majority of the time the book presents more of a detailed atmosphere and illustration of events. However, in this case I think the book, "Autobiography of Malcolm X" and the movie, "Malcolm X" quoin side with one another. Spike Lee is not only one of the best filmmakers in America, but one of the most crucially important, because his films address the central subject of race, as

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    Essay Length: 590 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Comparison of Canada’s Health Care System to Japan’s Health Care System by Using Performance Indicators.

    A Comparison of Canada’s Health Care System to Japan’s Health Care System by Using Performance Indicators.

    A comparison of Canada's Health care system to Japan's Health care System by using performance indicators. Life Expectancy and Quality of Life "Japan spends much less per person on health care than Canada and its citizens live longer than Canadians."( www.ahs.uwaterloo.ca) For example, in 2001, Canadian men and women on average live to 77 years and 82 years respectively, while Japanese men and women on average live to 78 years and 85 years respectively (Conference

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    Essay Length: 1,169 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Comparison of Greek and Norse Mythology

    A Comparison of Greek and Norse Mythology

    Hundreds of years ago people did not have the technology to explain different forces of nature. They created gods, each with separate powers, to rule their domains. Some of the gods were merciful, some were wicked, and others were merely servants of more powerful gods. Looking at the gods, it is easy to tell what the civilization most valued. I am going to look at the Greek and the Norse gods to compare what was

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    Essay Length: 1,838 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: July
  • A Comparison of Helen in the Iliad and the Odyssey

    A Comparison of Helen in the Iliad and the Odyssey

    The Iliad and The Odyssey are tales written by Homer centered on the drama of the Trojan War. First poem deals with the time during the end of the war, while the latter, which occurs roughly ten years later, explains the disastrous journey of Odysseus fighting his way back home. The character of women in the Odyssey is to exhibit the many and diverse roles that women play in the lives of men. These functions

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    Essay Length: 856 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Anna
  • A Comparison of Implicit and Explicit Weight Bias

    A Comparison of Implicit and Explicit Weight Bias

    A Comparison of Implicit and Explicit Measures of Weight Bias Renee Szostak Abstract In the present study, the results of the fat-thin Implicit Association Test (IAT) were compared with the results of explicit surveys in ten Indiana University undergraduates. The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a significant correlation between subjects' results on the IAT and their responses in the explicit survey. Our survey was designed to measure the same bias

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    Essay Length: 851 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Bred
  • A Comparison of Jazz and Classical Music

    A Comparison of Jazz and Classical Music

    Upon entering a modern record store, one is confronted with a wide variety of choices in recorded music. These choices not only include a multitude of artists, but also a wide diversity of music categories. These categories run the gamut from easy listening dance music to more complex art music. On the complex side of the scale are the categories known as Jazz and Classical music. Some of the most accomplished musicians of our time

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    Essay Length: 1,740 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Comparison of Peter Paul Rubens and Salvador Dali

    A Comparison of Peter Paul Rubens and Salvador Dali

    I. In order to take a look at Peter Paul Rubens influences we must take a look at his family. Prior to Peter Paul Rubens birth, his father, Jan Rubens, had the job of being an advisor to the Protestant princess, Anna of Saxony in Antwerp. During Jan Ruben’s employment, Anna of Saxony became pregnant with Jan Ruben’s baby. Infidelity usually meant a death sentence during this time period. However, he was not put to

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    Essay Length: 2,529 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Jack
  • A Comparison of the Status of Women Within Two Ethnic Groups

    A Comparison of the Status of Women Within Two Ethnic Groups

    It is not a secret that throughout the history women suffered an underprivileged social status. This particularly applies to the Muslim society, where even up to this day women are often thought of as having no soul (Kaleem). With the change of American immigration policy, the people of predominantly non-White origins started to pour into this country, thus contributing to the creation of multicultural society that we immensely enjoy nowadays. Yet, it was being noticed

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    Essay Length: 1,474 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mikki
  • A Comparison of Two Tragedies

    A Comparison of Two Tragedies

    A comparison of two tragedies William Shakespeare was the creative mind behind some of the world's greatest plays and tragedies. Two of his most famous tragedies were Romeo and Juliet and Julius Caesar. One definition of a tragedy is that it depicts serious incidents in which characters undergo a change from happiness to suffering, often involving the death of others, as well as the main characters. This definition proves true in both Romeo and Juliet

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    Essay Length: 523 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Comprehensive Best Practices Manual for New Supervisors

    A Comprehensive Best Practices Manual for New Supervisors

    A Comprehensive Best Practices Manual for New Supervisors Welcome to the wonderful world of supervisory duties. The following manual will help guide you through your days as a supervisor with the company. There are many important parts that make up good supervisory skills. Some of the most important are outlined in this manual. TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1. Demonstrating Communication Skills a. Listening b. Speaking 2. Determining Effective Orientation and Training Methods a. Company polices b.

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    Essay Length: 284 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Kevin
  • A Concise History of the Crusades

    A Concise History of the Crusades

    Justin Charles Laffer History 115-W The history of the Crusades in Europe and the Middle East must first be linked first and foremost to the feudal nature of medieval Europe. Due to the splintered and divisive nature of kingdoms and principalities, the sense of European and Christian identity was severely compromised. The Popes and the Catholic Church were the only force that could both unite Europe under a singular focus and help combat the rise

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    Essay Length: 1,190 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Edward
  • A Consumers Buyer Behaviour Is Influenced by Four Major Factors; Cultu

    A Consumers Buyer Behaviour Is Influenced by Four Major Factors; Cultu

    A consumers buyer behaviour is influenced by four major factors; cultural, social, personal, and psychological factors. These factors cause consumers to develop product and brand preferences. Although many of these factors cannot be directly controlled by marketers, understanding of their impact is essential as marketing mix strategies can be developed to appeal to the preferences of the target market. When purchasing any product, a consumer goes through a decision process. This process consists of up

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    Essay Length: 960 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: July
  • A Continuation of the Villiage Singer

    A Continuation of the Villiage Singer

    Did they live happily ever after or not? Candace Whitcomb died that evening shortly after Alma finished singing. Wilson ran over to the side of the bed and wept aloud in grief of his aunt’s death. Alma had tears slowly trickling down her frail white cheeks. “Oh, Wilson I can’t believe she is gone.” cried Mrs. Ford. “I simple can’t believe it.” Wilson stood up to comfort his mother. Mrs. Ford leaned her head on

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    Essay Length: 667 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Jessica
  • A Convincing Claim

    A Convincing Claim

    A Convincing Claim Sweat was dripping off the tip of my nose. I had my knees slightly bent, eyes scanning the field, and hands ready to deflect any ball that came zooming in that eighteen yard box. A tall, slim blonde came dribbling into the box, ball at her feet as she prepared for that game winning shot she was about to blast off. She pulls her leg back, all her conditioned muscles flexing as

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    Essay Length: 2,578 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: June 8, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Cool Story

    A Cool Story

    It was a typical Saturday afternoon with nothing to do, and nothing going on. Michael, my cousin, had nothing to do, none of his friends were home, except for Joe who was at his house with him. Desperately searching for something to do before the day was over they went into his backyard. On his porch, and started to play war, a simple card game that practically never end's. Then out of the blue michael

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    Essay Length: 299 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: July
  • A Critical Analysis of Mark Bechtel's "zero Tolerance" Article

    A Critical Analysis of Mark Bechtel's "zero Tolerance" Article

    Joe Caldarone 29 March 2006 A Critical Analysis of Mark Bechtel's "Zero Tolerance" Article Mark Bechtel's' "Zero Tolerance" article is a basic reading that one can understand easily, without much misunderstanding about what is being said. Bechtel's article is meant to inform people about how professional athletes are paying extremely steep prices for breaking the rules in their respective sports (Sports Illustrated). This essay is written in a simplistic style, which essentially creates easy understanding

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    Essay Length: 633 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Critical Appreciation of " Follower"

    A Critical Appreciation of " Follower"

    A Critical appreciation of " Follower" ( Cecilia Rafiq, 24.09.07) "Follower" by an Irish poet, " Seamus Heaney" is a thought provoking poem in which he explores his relationship with his father when as a child he used to follow him around the farm 'stumbling' in his wake as he ploughed the fields. The poem deals with the passing of time, the innocence of youth and the knowledge which comes from experience. It raises issues

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    Essay Length: 1,281 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Critical Examination of ’my Lover in White’

    A Critical Examination of ’my Lover in White’

    After reading "My Lover in White," for the first time, I thought of a poem written by Shakespeare that seemed to be in some ways similar in content. The mention of the fair maidens outside the gate and the poet's observation that his love is not with the rest reminds me of Shakespeare's Sonnet CXXX. The poem is about the poets love of a woman that is not the most beautiful in comparison to most

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    Essay Length: 886 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Janna

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