• Generation X Shampoo Planet
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    Crisis: Generation X Generation X is the most misunderstood generation to date. Douglas Coupland attempts to make sense of what sense this generation has been left with. Due to high expectations placed upon Generation X, commonly know as "X-ers", by the successful "Baby Boomer" generation. Couplands' writings validate his generation (Generation X) and invalidates the Baby Boomers. Generation X, Shampoo Planet, and Microserfs were written to support the invalidating of the Baby Boomer Generations...
  • The Beat Generation Subculture
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    Every generation has its middle class, majority, and norm, which are decided by that era's standards of behavior and thought. Similarly, each generation has a group that rejects these standards and rebels against the norm. In the 1950's a group of American writers that exemplified this behavior formed. They were called the beat generation. The beat generation was particularly remarkable because although it was began by an exceptionally small group of people, its cultural influence was enormous. ...
  • Generation X Members Of Gen
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    'What? The land of the free? Whoever told you that is your enemy... Yes I know my enemies They " re the teachers who taught me to fight me Compromise, conformity, assimilation, submission Ignorance, hypocrisy, brutality, the elite All of which are American dreams.' (Know Your Enemy, Rage Against the Machine) Perhaps this explains some of Generation X, as they have come to be called, or perhaps it open up more questions. I'd like to share what I've learned about Gen X from people who are part of ...
  • Hemingway's In Our Time Lost Generation
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    Hemingway's 'In Our Time': Lost Generation " The times, they are a changing,' famous words spoken by Bob Dylan, a king of his generation. 'Lost generations,' is an interesting phrase, but what kind of meaning should it hold? Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time is a true representation of a 'lost generation' for the simple reason that all generations are eventually lost as time goes by. Hemingway focuses on a generation he knows a great deal about- his own. It becomes apparent throughout the novel tha...
  • Beat Poets Americanbleakness Web
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    The 'Beat Movement' in modern literature has become an important period in the history of literature and society in America. Incorporating influences such as jazz, art, literature, philosophy and religion, the beat writers created a new and prophetic vision of modern life and changed the way a generation of people sees the world. That generation is mow aging and its representative voices are becoming lost to eternity, but the message is alive and well. The Beats have forever altered the nature o...
  • Aspects And Impacts Of Generational Diversity
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    ABSTRACT This paper examines several aspects of generational diversity and its impact on law enforcement organizations. As the law enforcement profession prepares to move into the future it must also make ready for a changing of the guard, which will soon take place. The Traditionals and Boomers have been joined by two younger and vastly different generations of employees who bring new perspectives to law enforcement. This paper briefly discusses a few of the characteristics most commonly associ...
  • Social Exchange Generation Baby Team
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    Team Dynamics and Conflict Resolution The idea that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts is becoming more than simply an adage for many in the workforce. Team based-work has begun to permeate business organizations like never before, and according to the University of Phoenix (2004) teamwork is "Among the more noteworthy and promising approaches for achieving the dual goals of higher productivity and increased worker satisfaction... ." (p. 2) Even as more and more companies shift their...
  • Proposal For Reparations Of African Americans
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    Proposal for Reparations of African Americans Teresa Burk Due to the fact that many African-Americans cannot trace their genealogy back more than three generations, It would be extremely difficult to distinguish between those who are descended from Freemen and those descended from Slaves. Therefore, although it should have some impact on reparations, we must take into account those who cannot trace their genealogy (approximately 3/4 th of African-Americans). We also must remember that in essence...
  • Generation View Of Reality
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    Generation's View of Reality Ben Stiller's 1994 film, Reality Bites, portrays the broad based struggles of America's twenty somethings through a lighthearted glimpse into the lives of the movie's main characters. Four friends, recently graduated from college, find themselves over-educated and under-employed, a theme reiterated in the lives of many Generation Xers according to critic Marilyn Gardner. She states, "unemployment is higher for those under 25 then it is for the workforce as a whole." ...
  • The Joy Of Pepsi
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    "The Joy of Pepsi " Britney Spears. Everyone knows who she is. So, of course, Pepsi chose her to be their ticket to obtain more Pepsi drinkers. After all, it is the soft drink of the new generation, right? I choose this commercial because it is obviously overt in the sexual tones for men and influential for the new generation (young girls and boys). This commercial is influential in almost any generation. This commercial is enjoyable for young men and older men, because Britney is dressed to "i...
  • Older Generation Paul War Soldiers
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    "I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. I see how people are set against one another, and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another. I see that the keenest brains of the world invent weapons and words to make it yet more refined and enduring. And all men of my age, here and over there, throughout the whole world see these things. All my generation is experie...
  • Cultural Setting Generation World War
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    THE SUN ALSO RISES - Alienation What I would like to show you by writing this essay is that for many individuals in many different generations, for some less for others more explicit, the time they live in does not fit their outlook on life. Because of this they live different lives than their generation and the cultural setting and standards of their era would expect them to live. They feel alienated and left out, or they are strange in the eyes of others, eccentric even, they do not fit in the...
  • Generation Gap Versus Change Life
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    the generation gap is one of those characteristic issues that separate homo sapiens apart from the other animals. it is doubtful if ever the most intelligent of the apes ever blamed its juniors for their wayward ways! over the years men have tried to analyse it, explain it, even ignored it, but it remains, ready to confront each generation as it tries to formulate its own perspective about life and living. two aspects of generation gap are -the chronological and the psychological. the chronologi...
  • Biography Francesco Redi Spontaneous Generation
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    The eldest of nine brothers, Francesco Redi was born in Arezzo, Italy on February 18, 1626. He studied in Florence at the Jesuits's cools and took a degree in medicine in Pisa in 1647. From 1657 to 1667 he was a member of the Accademia del Cim ento (Academy of the Experiment). In 1666, Grand Duke Ferdinando II appointed Redi as his "First Physician" and director of the Grand-ducal Pharmacy. Then in 1670, was appointed to the honor of Grand Duke. Throughout his early life he gained the knowledge...
  • Science And Destruction Sides Use Of Narcotic Drugs Made
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    Science can be used or misused. As we are inching towards modern era the destructive purpose is getting momentum. science can be a blessing as well as curse. Take the case of fission and fusion. We can use this for generation of power. But now it has got the most destructive side, Nuclear weapons, which can cause an end to earth population within no time. Again the use of halogen chemicals made our environmental inbalance. Nobody else in the world can bring the ozone layer into the former condi...
  • Lost Generation War Side Western
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    All Quiet On The Western FrontAl l Quiet On The Western Front "War Is Hell' In All Quiet on the Western Front, Remarque depicted war as being horrific and terrible unlike other war novels of that time. Remarque showed that war is hell through the "lost generation'. On both the German side and French side, the "lost generation' fought for a lost cause. They fought for a war that they did not even start. Since both the sides were in a stalemate, the war was pointless. Each side fought the other si...
  • All Quiet On The Western Front
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    World War I had a great effect on the lives of Paul Baumer and the young men of his generation. These boys' lives were dramatically changed by the war, and "even though they may have escaped its shells, [they] were destroyed by the war' (preface). In Erich Maria Remarque's novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, Paul Baumer and the rest of his generation feel separated from the other men, lose their innocence, and experience comradeship as a result of the war. Paul and his generation feel separat...
  • Older Generation Paul War Soldiers
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    All Quite On The Western Front (GenerationAl l Quite On The Western Front (Generation Gap) "I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. I see how people are set against one another, and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another. I see that the keenest brains of the world invent weapons and words to make it yet more refined and enduring. And all men of my age, her...
  • Older Generation Paul War Soldiers
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    All Quite On The Western Front (GenerationAl l Quite On The Western Front (Generation Gap) Generations Separated by the Truth "I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. I see how people are set against one another, and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another. I see that the keenest brains of the world invent weapons and words to make it yet more refined and e...
  • Beat Movement Poetic Form
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    The "Beat Movement" in modern literature has become an important period in the history of literature and society in America. Incorporating influences such as jazz, art, literature, philosophy and religion, the beat writers created a new and prophetic vision of modern life and changed the way a generation of people sees the world. That generation is mow aging and its representative voices are becoming lost to eternity, but the message is alive and well. The Beats have forever altered the nature o...