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  • Large White Print The Hbo
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    Date: September 27, 2000 Subject: HBO's new series called KO Nation advertisement analysis Purpose of the advertisement: HBO is trying to promote its new boxing show for its network by using specific techniques of glamour and flashiness to attract its targeted audience. Description of the Advertisement: This particular advertisement is a large full page add with an extreme amount of bright coloring. The entire backdrop of the add is covered with red and blue jewels that are shiny and glimmering ...
  • Classical Gold Standard
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    Topic: The Classical Gold Standard between the period of the early 1870's until the first world war, what was wrong with it and the collapse of the standard. I have picked this topic as it is of great interest to me. The reason being that South Africa was a big contributor to the way the Gold Standard played out in world finance. This was because of South Africa being one of the leading suppliers of Gold in the world As a result of its huge mining interests. This is important to me as I feel it ...
  • Color Silver
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    How do colors depict lifestyles? I use colors in every part of life. Color is described as a property that surfaces have when light falls on them and is reflected or absorbed. Colors are the basic way that I describe my life. The colors blue, silver, and gold represent a favorite color, an event and or extracurricular activity, and the future that will be committed to after high school. The color blue which represents the time from when I came into this world up to the years before high school. ...
  • Clasp Looks 3 Cm
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    Descriptive Essay of My Watch My article of clothing is with me at all times. It consists of a 3 cm circular base and two separate straps, each 6 cm long connected by a metal clasp. These two straps and a clasp are then connected to the top and bottom of the base. The straps are outlined in hard rigid silver, looking as my uncle's smoothly brushed gray hair. Through the center of the 2 cm wide straps is a 1 cm in width gold strip. The gold looks as bright as a gold chalice from my local church. ...
  • Golding
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    Theme Analysis on the book, 'Lord of the Flies " The theme of Lord of the Flies has been questioned and speculated about for decades. Golding, the author, said that the theme was to trace the problems of society back to the sinful nature of man. He wrote the book to show how political systems cannot govern society effectively without first taking into consideration the defects of human nature. The defects of human nature are exemplified in Golding's novel through the characters of Jack and his h...
  • England In 1993 W Golding's Last Book
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    William Gerald Golding was born in Cornwall in 1911. His family was progressive and it was the first source of influence for Golding's talent. He studied physics and English literature at Marlboro and Oxford University of England. From the first years of his life, he faced the atrocities of war. He also took part in the Second World War by joining the British Navy at 1940. The war, as a physical result, changed a lot W. Golding's view of life. W. Golding couldn't believe in man's innocence any l...
  • Two Grade One Thinkers
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    Thinking as a Hobby In his essay "Thinking as a Hobby", William Golding classifies thinkers into three categories. Analyzing everyone he meets is a very interesting hobby for Golding. When classifying these people, he puts them into "grades" according to their thinking style. Grade-three thinkers are very common, and Grade-two thinkers are less plentiful, but not as rare as Grade-one thinkers, who are most extraordinary. In society, Golding's classification system is useful when analyzing people...
  • Huge Stash Of Nazi Gold In Switzerland
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    The Story Behind the Nazi Gold Nazi Gold: Hard currency looted from treasuries of countries occupied by the Axis powers during World War II. Ingots consisting of gold melted down from the teeth of murder victims and weddings bands and jewelry. About two thirds of an estimated $660 million ($7.8 billion in today's dollars) in stolen Nazi gold passed through Switzerland during the war. And like any sharp businessmen with hot goods, the Swiss disposed of much of their gold quickly - through Portuga...
  • Usual State Atomic Mass Number 197 Gold
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    Gold, nothing can compare to this precious metal. A symbol of wealth and prosperity, it has been a value for explorers and adventurers and a lure for conquerors. Today it is vital to commerce and finance; popular in ornamentation, and increasing importance in technology. The nature of gold is diverse. The chemical element gold is a heavy, soft metal. It weighs nearly twice as much as lead. Shiny and deep yellow in color, gold is one of two metals, which are not gray or white when pure. Gold is t...
  • Colors Green And Gold
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    Essay: The Scarlet Letter-Colors Throughout the novel, 'The Scarlet Letter,' ; Nathaniel Hawthorne illustrates the themes with various dramatic colors. Of the array are the colors green and gold, where green symbolizes different aspects of nature such as tranquility, security, and gloominess, whereas gold represents all that pertains to luxuriance, serenity and goodness. In certain chapters, it seems as if one color is codependent with the other. The implication of the color green was most abund...
  • First Great Gold Rush Of Victoria
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    Victoria was a part of the colony of New South Wales up to the early 1850's, when it became an independent colony in its own right. All burgeoning States have growing pains and Victoria was no exception. Rich in agricultural lands early settlers took out sheep runs granted by the government over large tracts of land, where both sheep and some cattle were grazed. Van Diemen's Land to the south, now the State of Tasmania had large penal settlements and the government bureaucracy was both well esta...
  • Golding's Theme Of The Novel
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    The Internal Enemy A good novel's theme is often proven by the character's actions. A novel in which this occurs is Lord of the Flies by William Golding. In Lord of the Flies Golding uses various characters to portray that man is basically evil because of his violence and irresponsibility. One can see that Golding's theme of the novel is that man is basically evil because of his violence when the savages steal Piggy's glasses and when Roger kills Piggy. When the savages come to steal Piggy's gla...
  • Opponents Of The Gold Standard
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    In classical economics imbalances in international trade were rectified automatically by the gold standard. A country in deficit would have to pay its debts in gold thus depleting gold reserves and would therefore have to reduce its money supply. The resulting fall in demand would reduce imports and the lowering of prices would boost exports; thus theoretically the deficit would be rectified (Rockwell, 10). In practice however this could seriously destabilize the economy of countries which ran a...
  • Restoration Of An Internal Gold Standard
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    Traditionally, the gold standard was not limited to one or two countries; it was an international system. With gold as money, international trade was conducted much more smoothly than it is now. With a gold standard, or indeed, with any money based on specie, traders and travellers need not constantly be concerned with losses they may suffer from exchange rate fluctuations. This also means that in a worldwide gold or specie standard, poor countries are not at the whim of international currency s...
  • Sioux Ownership Of The Great Sioux Reservation
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    10/14/99 Losing the Black Hills In the early 1860's the Oglala Sioux leader Chief Red Cloud fought to keep the U.S. Army from opening the Bozeman Trail, which led to the Montana gold fields through Sioux hunting areas in the Dakota Territory. Between 1866 and 1868 Red Cloud and his allies besieged forts along the trail until in 1868 the U.S. government agreed to abandon it. Red Cloud signed the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie Wyoming on April 29, 1869. The U.S. government agreed to close the Bozeman...
  • Rousseau And William Golding
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    The debate over man being inherently good or evil is a debate which has raged since the beginning of time. Rousseau and William Golding do not shy away from taking a stance on the subject. But while Rousseau believes "nothing can be more gentle than man in his primitive state", Golding's believes quite the opposite. In his novel, The Lord of the Flies, Golding attempts to prove his hypothesis by showing the behavior of a group of boys stranded on an island. Golding's characters allow their true ...
  • Tenth Pieces Of Diamonds
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    The Production Possibilities Frontiers (PPF) is a model that shows the various combinations of two goods the economy is capable of producing. As a result of my graph, it shows the amount of gold produced by scarifying the amount of diamond will be produced, or the other way around. On the graph, points A, B, C, D are called technologically efficient. These are the amount of gold and diamond producer is attainable to produce of. Those are the choices. People have unlimited wants, but the resource...
  • European Exploration God Gold And Glory
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    European exploration and conquest of the new world can be summed up into three words Gold, Glory, and God. The point of the Exploration of the New World was simple firstly there was the prospect of gold. The gold that could be mined and the gold that could be found in the Far East, which was there initial intention before "bumping" into the Americas, and then eventually staying in the Americas. Then there was the glory. What is greater than having a continent (AMERI go Vespucci sound familiar), ...
  • Gold Exchange Standard
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    A. For thousands of years, gold was the ultimate money. It could buy anything including hearts. It was wealth and power to be sure, but it was also enchantment, with a special lustre and reasurring weight and feel. The lure of gold drive ships across stormy seas and explorers across rugged mountains to places as remote as Canada's Klondike region near the Arctic Circle. Gold isn't used as money any more. It still glitters, but it's treated more like soy beans or pork bellies than a ransom fit fo...
  • Euclio's Daughter
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    The Pot of Gold by Plautus was the basis for Moliere's Miser. Guided by the household god, Euclio has found the gold buried by his grandfather, because the god wants his kind daughter to have a dowry. However, Euclio is so afraid of losing money he has never had before that he does not tell anyone about it and is constantly worried that someone will find it. He even agrees to let the elderly bachelor next door wed his daughter, because he asks no dowry; but Lyconides has already slept with the r...

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