Violence In Schools Becoming A New National Epidemic - 1,262 words
... g long, black trench coats, carrying big machine guns, and only shooting the people that ridiculed them. Watching this film and thinking about what those children went through at Columbine and what the survivors saw is heartbreaking and extremely horrifying. Television causes another connection between children and violence. If children are exposed to various amounts of violence on television, then it is likely that they will begin to be desensitized to violent acts and possibly become more involved in violence. In an article by Henry Mietkiewicz, he states that . . . the more TV violence a youngster watch in a given year, the more likely he or she may display an increased aggression du ...
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Macbeth - 1,671 words
Evil, both internal and external corrupts their minds, distorting their positive traits and exaggerating their worst. Both fall victim to 'vaulting ambition', pride and greed, tempting them to acts of treason and betrayal of friends, kinsman and the nation itself. Warfare on the battlefield mirrors the metaphorical warfare being played out between the forces of good and evil within them. Spurred by ambition, supernatural solicitation and by the taunting of his wife, Macbeth deliberately chooses to embark on what he knows to be an evil course. From the moment he listens with 'rapt' attention to the witches, he allows himself to be drawn further and further into a vision of hell. The audience ...
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History Of Animation - 1,331 words
... Cartoons now had to manufactured in quantity and cheaply. The same gags were worked and reworked. Audiences became apathetic as the novelty of seeing drawings come to life wore off. This caused a depression in the animation business that coincided with the depression in the economy of the United States. Computer Animation Computer animation has revolutionized special effects in the film industry by introducing several important factors into animation. Innovative areas such as computer-animated characters have been developed due to the research and work of some of the most innovative engineers. As a result, the future of computer animation is left wide open for unimaginable discoveries an ...
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Army Alpha Testing - 1,212 words
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Elderly Abuse - 1,760 words
... times more than one data form was received for the same maltreated elder, describing either the same or different abusive incidents. It was necessary to identify such duplicates and count each person only once for purposes of this study. Out of a total of 1,699 APS and sentinel reports, study staff identified 93 sets of genuine duplicates, resulting in 1,606 unduplicated reports (1,466 APS and 140 sentinel). Duplicate cases reported both to APS and sentinel agencies were removed from the sentinel data file, so that duplicated instances of abuse and neglect were counted as reports to APS. Duplicate sentinel reports were assigned to the sentinel agency that first sent in the form. Obtainin ...
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Michael Fried - 683 words
Fried did not share this belief. For him, the work of art was supposed to compel conviction, and the primary character of non-art was its relation to theatre. The literalist sensibility was theatrical, because it was concerned with the actual circumstances in which the viewer encountered the literalist work. These instances were situations that included the beholder, in which physical participation became necessary. Writing about Minimal works Fried pointed out the distancing character of these pieces. The works confronted the viewers, and were in her way. The instance became a total situation, even containing the viewers body. The presence of literalist art had a theatrical effect or qualit ...
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Hollywood Stereotypes - 1,110 words
Griffiths pioneering technical work includes: the special use of subtitles graphically verbalizing imagery, the introduction of night photography, the use of outdoor natural landscapes as backgrounds, the definitive usage of the still-shot, the technique of the camera iris effect (expanding or contracting circular masks to either reveal and open up a scene, or close down and conceal a part of an image, moving, panning camera tracking shots, the use of total-screen close-ups to reveal intimate expressions, the use of vignettes seen in or iris-shots in one portion of a darkened screen, high-angle shots and the abundant use of panoramic long shots). The dramatization of history in a moving stor ...
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Violence And Children - 1,002 words
Violence On Television. Parents must have a tremendous power to moderate the influence of violence to their children. Parents can screen the TV program their children watch. They can actually restrict their childrens viewing habits to the shows that are only beneficial. (Anderson, 2004). The Video Game Technology and its Effects on Children The video game technology, like most technologies, has changed drastically in the last few years. Arcades may look much the same on the surface as they did a decade or two ago, but the games have become far more violent, sophisticated and addictive. When one visits the video arcade it is not surprising to see children pointing and shooting something that ...
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Cosepup - 1,275 words
Sustaining the momentum: Organizations with long-term targeted research goals have generally translated them into short-term milestones that can be achieved within a 2-year time horizon for performance planning and reporting. Agencies that seek advances in knowledge in broad fields rather than targeted ones have not used the milestone approach to performance planning and reporting. Some agencies have had difficulty in implementing GPRA. When preparing GPRA strategic and performance plans, some agencies are more likely than others to highlight research activities. The major variable is the magnitude of research relative to the agency's other activities. Submersion of research within large age ...
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Sense Of Place In The Poetry Of Seamus Heaney And John Montague - 3,461 words
Seamus Heaney and John Montague are highly praised Irish poets that have produced great amount of remarkable poems on various themes. Certainly, the poets are rather different both in their style and concepts they elaborate upon, however they have one thing in common in their poems, the general audience is able to see the sense of place, something that makes the poems of the aforementioned writers so different from many others. It is rather hard to explicitly define the sense of place, however it can be said that the term means that within a poem, the author is able to convey a message that makes readers aware of a place, and in a case of those two poets this place is Ireland. Sense of place ...
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