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  • Class Distinctions In The Play
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    During the time of the play, Pygmalion, classes in England were seemingly artificial. It is shown very well in Act during one of Mrs. Higgins's at-home days the differences between classes. Mrs. and Miss Eynsford Hill claim to be of the upper class and they act as if they are in the upper class to try and impress Henry Higgins during this scene. Eliza Doolittle is being tutored by Henry Higgins, a professor of phonetics, to speak clearly and correctly; to change from her old flower girl way to a...
  • Social Classes And Money
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    In a perfect world there would be no social barriers. Everybody would get along no matter what their social or financial standing. However, there is no such thing as a perfect world, only a world filled with prejudice and hatred. The theme of Great Expectations shows that social class and an abundance of money are worth less that love, and family. A high social standing, and money do not provide the necessities of a happy life. Great Expectations shows that people of a high social class are only...
  • Very Distinct Social Class System In Uruguay
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    In all parts of the world social ranking has always been an issue to people. From early history when the Romans were the major empire to present day in the United States, social classes have always been accepted as a means for people to distinguish themselves. In Uruguay, the social classes are clearly divided and define whom people marry and how they are treated. There is a very distinct social class system in Uruguay. This class distinction starts at the top with the landowners. This group is ...
  • Distribution Of Global Income By Class
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    Economic Justice Between Classes We live in a country today misrepresented by its own peoples' perception. The consensus that we live in the greatest nation in the world is not so much a feeling of nationalism as it is a forgone conclusion in the minds of millions of Americans. What a great many of these millions do not realize is that they are the victims of a government set up by our founding fathers to uphold a class system based on a very un proportional distribution of wealth. As the old sa...
  • People In Our Class
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    I was very impressed with the guest speaker that gave our class the presentation last week. It was informative and necessary for college students to be given the information that was provided. I live in a large suburban city outside of Detroit and all of the information provided by her was information that I already had. I was flabbergasted that so many people in our class were embarrassed or afraid to speak and a few people even stuttered when saying the words "penis" or "erection". These are n...
  • Knowledge And Improvement Of Public
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    Public Speaking In the past, I have participated in a lot of classes and training dealing with many different topics, but unfortunately, public speaking and / or communications was not one of them. In fact, the last class that I took even relatively close to this one was in junior high school. In some sense, I guess that this could be thought of as a good thing, because now I can learn at a college level to begin with. My goals for this class are fairly numerous, but all are based on all around ...
  • Different From The Class System Of America
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    The caste system, or Varna, of India, came about when the Aryan speaking Nomadic groups came to India about 1500 B.C... The Aryan priests divided society into a caste system with four parts. This system determined Indian occupations. The priests and teachers were the highest caste. The second in rank were rulers and warriors, with merchants and traders third in rank. Last were the workers and peasants who were born to be servants to the other three castes. People could not change their caste. Th...
  • Care About Gym Class
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    Why I signed up for aerobics fitness and what it has done for me. I decided to sign up for aerobics / fitness because I thought it would do more for me physically and mentally than normal gym would. Personally I believe that normal gym is boring and if you " re not good at some sports like me it can be difficult to concentrate or even really care about gym class. When I took gym I personally didn't care or really try hard. Now to this day it makes me disappointed, I wish I would have tried harde...
  • Effect Of Industrialisation In Rural Areas
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    Critically examine the political and social effects of industrialisation in 170-1850 Industrialisation occurred in many countries, each taking a different approach to the implementation of new machinery and technology. The most notable for leading the way in industrialisation is Britain. Industrialisation not only made dramatic changes in the economic structure of countries but also in the social and political areas of countries. Industrialisation led to much upheaval, especially socially since ...
  • Certain Types Of Cars
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    Conspicuous Consumption In twenty first century America our stories have become one and the same. The want to consume is nothing new; we work to consume, we live to consume, we are what we consume. It seems as though all of America is starting to consume the same things. Increasing numbers of Americans spend their hard earned money on unnecessary things like expensive cars and rims for their cars; massages, designer wear, imported water, and jewelry. This type of consumption is no longer only fo...
  • Lower Class People
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    The Outsiders S.E. Hinton Name of you Summary The story is about a kid named Ponyboy that live with his two brothers. In his life there are many types of people, the Socs, the upper class, and the Greasers, and the lower class people. He has a gang that's consists of him, Dallas, Steve, Soda, and Two-Bit. One day when everything is go in fine he goes to a drive-inn movie and then his life changes. This story takes place in the time of the early 60's. In the early 60's people wore tight ripped je...
  • Low Class Associates With Middle Class
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    Mexico culture Have you ever been to Mexico and wonder how their culture really is? Here it is from previous experiencing it in real life. I found out how unique Mexico culture is. Mexican have so much pride in their family that they even have a great education program, and in their life style. Mexican people believe that the family sticks together no matter what. In a family there is one person in charge, meaning the father or the man of the house. Also in a family when something has to be deci...
  • Today's Economic Decline Of The Middle Class
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    Throughout the past century, the middle class has emerged as a vital part of the North American psyche. Even today, many people classify themselves as a part of the middle class, regardless of their actual income level. However, this perception is incorrect. In the past 20 years, the middle class has been declining, primarily as a result of past political interventions and job polarization throughout North America. The subject of middle class is very controversial, and depending on how it is def...
  • Jobs Of The Middle Class People
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    The future of America does not look too prominent. The gap of wealth is widening. The rich are getting richer and the poor are poorer. Pretty soon the gap between the rich and the poor will become irreversible. People who would have had solid jobs in past generations are getting laid off or fired in this day and age. The middle class seems to be disappearing because of new advances in technology such as machines and computers. The computers and machines are taking over the jobs of the middle cla...
  • Lower Class People
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    Titanic 1997 James Cameron The blockbuster film Titanic brought millions of dollars and thousands of people to the theaters and continues to touch people today in their homes. Why was this film so successful? It was a combination of many different things. Among these are many thematic elements. Looking at some of these elements will show how the director and others involved were able to create an emotionally charged movie that appeals to thousands. The film uses one thematic element called The T...
  • Upper And Middle Class Neighborhoods
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    All over the world, people are classified into three categories. These three classifications include: lower class, middle class, and the upper class. Low income people are those with the least money, whereas the upper classes are the rich. The lower class seems to have closer family ties. Many use their family to make up for things they can't have. A majority of these families are larger in size. These families require higher food costs, housing, and survival needs. These people work really hard...
  • Jerry Springer Show
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    When looking into the messages that contemporary texts of Pop culture suggest, we may find that the message received by the viewer isn't always the message intended by the author. According to Umberto Eco, popular texts can be misread or even double read by it's receiving audience. An example of this misreading comes from Andy Medhurst, and how he found that the TV show "Batman" had underlying homosexual themes. The authors did not intend for the message to suggest these underlying themes, yet M...
  • People In The Social Class
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    Disparity and Concord: Relations Between the Social Classes of the 17th Century A traditional way of thinking about separate and distinct social classes includes the assumption that there will be a strained relationship between the two; in which mutual feelings of mistrust and fear will be present due to the inherent inequality and ignorance that exists between the groups. During the 17th century, this sense of disparity between the classes was certainly felt and acknowledged, but it was not alw...
  • Nation Into Its Destruction
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    "The "Struggle" of the American Working Class is an ever increasing abyss that if not addressed will send this nation into its destruction. In this nation today we find a government run amok. We have let unregulated capitalism take control of our every right to stand up and make a difference. Those whom have materialized at our expense should be delt with in the most severe way. Not only are they guilty of outright manipulation of our rights set forth in our Constitution, but have made it a habi...
  • September 11
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    A walk along the University of Arizona mall yesterday afternoon one might think it was an average afternoon. A local band played at one end, a few fraternities and sororities had set up tents to recruit students and many people zipped along to class and lunch. September 11, 2001 It couldn't have been any different two years ago, remembers Brian Klinsport, a media arts senior. "All of my classes were canceled, and everyone huddled around small TV's in the union that were barley getting reception....

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