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The Quraishi Family’s Work in Improving Their Village

This essay discusses the work of Shahid and Razia Quraishi, a family who took action to improve life in their village by organizing the villagers into groups, setting up a small clinic, and starting a self-help group. Thanks to their efforts, life in the village has improved significantly and it is now a much happier and healthier place to live.

The changing lyrics of popular songs: from implicit to explicit messages

This essay looks at the differences between the lyrics of Dire Straits and contemporary MTV artists. It argues that the explicit messages about sex, drugs, and violence in today’s lyrics are a reflection of reality, and that the images in music videos often reinforce these messages.

Without Sanctuary: A Look at Lynching in America

Without Sanctuary is a collection of over 100 photographs depicting lynchings that took place between 1884 and 1960 in the United States. The vast majority of the photographs are from the early 1900s, and they show African American victims being tortured and killed by white mobs. The publication of the book helped to raise awareness of the ongoing problem of racism in America.

The Dangers of Technology: A Comparison of Kipphardt’s “In the Matter of J.R. Oppenheimer” and Shelley’s “Frankenstein”

Kipphardt’s “In the Matter of J.R. Oppenheimer” is a play based on the real-life story of Robert Oppenheimer, the famous physicist who led the team that developed the atomic bomb during World War II. The play focuses on the hearing that was held to determine whether or not Oppenheimer should be allowed to keep his security clearance after it was revealed that he had communist sympathies in the past. Kipphardt’s play is a fascinating look at the ethical and moral dilemmas faced by scientists working on projects with the potential for great destruction.

A Bear Named Trouble: The Importance of Self-Worth, the Pain of Loss, and the Power of Empathy

“A Bear Named Trouble” is a children’s book appropriate for use by primary school students in grades four to five (8 and up). The book tells the story of a bear named Trouble who loses his best friend, a goose, and must deal with the pain of loss. Through the power of empathy, Trouble is able to help the other animals at the zoo where he lives and eventually find new friends.

The Effectiveness of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Asthma: A Review of the Research

The evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture in asthma treatment is mixed. Some studies have found that acupuncture is more effective than no treatment or sham (placebo) acupuncture in reducing bronchial reactivity, but there is no consistent evidence that acupuncture is more effective than sham acupuncture in terms of other asthma symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath.

The American Dream: From the Puritans to Post-Modern America

This essay discusses how the American Dream has changed over time. It discusses how social class, race, and politics have all affected the American Dream. Finally, it discusses how post-modernism has led to a change in the way we view the American Dream.

The Use of Semiotics in Graphic Design

This essay explores the history of semiotics in graphic design, how it is used today, and what the future holds for this field of study. Semiotics is the study of signs and symbols and their meaning. It investigates how meaning is created and conveyed through different mediums such as spoken language, written language, gestures, and images. Graphic designers use semiotics to create visual messages that can be understood by their audience. They use various elements such as color, shape, and form to create meaning. In order to create effective visuals, graphic designers need to have a strong understanding of semiotics.

The No Child Left Behind Act and its impact on highly motivated students

The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) has been criticized for its one-size-fits-all approach to education and its negative impact on gifted students. However, the NCLB may also be having a negative impact on another group of high-achieving students: those who are highly motivated but do not test into the gifted category. These students are often overlooked and underserved in our schools.