• Video Game Games Industry Violence
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    Video Games: The High Tech Threat to Our Younger Generation Anyone who has ever walked through a shopping mall on a weekend know show popular video game arcades have become with our young people. It is becoming a force in the lives of millions of kids all across America. Parents and teachers become more concerned and worried when they see their kids devoted. They are highly concentrated because greatly influence the mental and learning processes of the younger generation. Many parents believe th...
  • The Smoking Debate Smoke Public Article
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    The anti-smoking debate is one surrounded by much controversy and coverage, but with slightly lacking in relevant documentation. Although there are many smokers out there who feel that their rights are being ignored, they will not speak out due to the public outrage against Pig-headed Smokers and the like. This has meant that I have had some difficulty in finding articles that are pro-smoking. The first article that I am analyzing is Tobacco attack smokescreen for vested interests, first publish...
  • Drawing Names In The Lottery
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    Drawing Names in The Lottery The common curse of mankind, -folly and ignorance, Shakespeare once wrote. This quotation strengthens Shirley Jackson s ideas in The Lottery, as she very distinctly uses symbolic names for her characters to show the ignorance of the sacrificial lottery the small village holds year after year. These sacrifices, which used to be held to appease the god of harvest, have grown meaningless in their culture. Jackson uses the characters not only to visualize the story for t...
  • Social Change In Japan
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    The Japanese culture has allowed for very little diversity. This started very early in their history. The social controls used to eliminate diversity are the family, the power of gender, the poor treatment of minority groups, the corporate Japanese mentality, and the respect required by people in authority. However, due to globalization and the shrinking of the world, Japanese society is starting to make the change to diversity. The individualistic mentality shared by the new technology driven ...
  • New Beetle Baby Boomers
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    Case 9: New Beetle EXTERNAL ANALYSIS 1. Market definition New beetle is competing in the small size car industry in the US market. 2. Market size In US market, the total of small car sales in 2, 217, 813 units, which is equivalent to 32 million dollar. Market size in dollar term = 2, 217, 813 ($11, 035 to $18, 000) = $ 32 million In 1998, New beetle sales is 137, 885 units, which is 6 percent of the market. Market share in 1998 = 137, 885 = 6 percent. 2, 217, 8133. Market growth The industry is...
  • Marilyn Manson Mansons People Parents
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    Marilyn Manson: Pushing the 1 st Amendment Marilyn Manson is a name that has been a thorn in the side of society as a moral and ethical issue for the parents and kids of the generation X. He is one of the most controversial artists in the world today, one who chooses to express himself in a way that provokes in the most extreme methods possible. His methods are bizarre and shunned by most of society, as it cannot fathom what he is trying to accomplish. However, further research into his life and...
  • Rock And Roll Music Holly Time
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    "America. betaking herself to formative action (as it is about time for more solid achievement, and less windy promise), must, for her purpose, cease to recognize a theory of character grown of feudal aristocracies, or form'd by merely literary standards, or from any ultramarine, full-dress formulas of culture. polish, caste, &c. , enough, and must sternly promulgate her new standard, yet old enough, and accepting the old, the perennial elements, and combining them into groups, unities, appropri...
  • How Drugs Effect The Economy
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    The word drug is defined as any substance other than food that can affect the way your mind and body work. There are hundreds of different drugs, each with its particular effect on the bodys nervous system. For instance, narcotics are a series of drugs that affect the mind, causing mental changes. The United States Government will not allow new drugs to be prescribed by a doctor or sold by a pharmacist until the drug has been thoroughly tested and proven to be medically safe. These tests take as...
  • The Generation Gap In King Lear
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    THE GENERATION GAP IN KING LEAR One of the underlying themes in Shakespeare's play, King Lear is the concept of the generation gap. This gap is mainly illustrated between the family. The older generation is Lear himself, and the younger generation consists of his daughters Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. In the second plot of the play, Gloucester represents the older generation, and his sons, Edmund and Edgar exemplifies the younger generation. Both younger generations can be divided into two disti...
  • Comparison Of Pride And Prejudice And Persuasion
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    The plots of Jane Austin s novels Pride and Prejudice and Persuasion revolve around wealth, status and class distinction. In both novels the social values and pride stand in the way of love between the hero and the heroine. The romantic relationships between Darcy and Elizabeth in Pride and Prejudice and Wentworth and Anne in Persuasion experience problems due to class differences. Desire for upper class mobility is found so as to raise status or to attain material gains. Pressures coming from ...
  • Civil Rights War Black Morrison
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    The 1960? s were a time of major political and social change. These changes were primarily fuelled by the youth of the time. Their parents had come from life in both the great depression of the 1930? s as well as World War II, and were on a whole more conservative than their children, a fact the younger generation did not like. In the early 60? s the electronic media (Television and radio) became an important communication tool, as opposed to the largely print based media of previous decades. Wi...