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  • Potable Water Case Study

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    Access to Potable Water The Philippine Institute for Development Studies conducted a study last late 2008 to early 2009 about the local service delivery in the sectors of education, health and potable water and it focused in the area of Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental and the province of Agusan del Sur in Mindanao (Israel, 2009). Several studies were made regarding the accessibility of potable drinking water in the Philippines. According to Greenpeace and World Bank, one out of 5 Filipinos did

  • The Black Plague: The Greatest Catastrophe In Europe

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    Is the bubonic plague the greatest catastrophe in history? The disastrous mortal disease known as Black Death spread across Europe in the years 1346 to 1353. The frightening name, however only came several centuries after its visitation. Chronicles and letters from the time describe the terror wrought by the illness. As the great Renaissance poet Petrarch wrote, ‘O happy posterity, who will not experience suck abysmal woe and will look upon our testimony as a fable.’ (14th century). Using specific

  • Watergate Film Analysis

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    It's not surprising that the movie Frost/Nixon is receiving rave reviews. Like the eponymous smash play it's based on, it tells a dramatic story of a clash of two interesting figures (one of them absolutely riveting), with two richly talented actors, Frank Langella as Richard Nixon and Michael Sheen as David Frost. The film is even more powerful than the play because of the effects of motion-picture techniques - size, penetrating close-ups, film clips, variegated scenery, and simply more action.

  • Alienation In Art: The Concept Of Alienation In Literature

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    In a volume of Bloom's Literary Themes, Shakespeare's Hamlet is considered as the 'supreme literary portrait' of alienation, whereas for some, Achilles in the Iliad. Other literary works portrayed as dealing with the concept of alienation are: The Bell Jar ( 1963), Black Boy (1945), Brave New World (1931),

  • Poverty Analysis In Nigeria

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    distribution of poverty and inequality in a country. It combines individual and household (micro) survey data and population (macro) census data with the objective of estimating welfare indicators for specific geographic area as small as village or hamlet. Recent advances in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), databases and computer aided software engineering make poverty mapping possible, where data can be presented in the form of maps and overlaying interfaces for cross-

  • Uncontrollable Anger In Christopher Marlowe

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    In an online article entitled Medical News Today it is mentioned that Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion.However, when it gets out of control it can become destructive. Uncontrollable anger can lead to serious problems in personal relationships, and may undermine the individual's overall quality of life.Although Freud seeks to distinguish mourning and melancholia he offers a portrait of melancholia that continually blurs into his view of mourning. He begins his description

  • Elements Of Femme Fatale

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    The Gothic is the study of the otherness; the unseen. It disturbs us as it is associated with anxiety, chaos, darkness, the grotesque and evokes images of death, destruction and decay. (Steele, 1997)According to Catherine Spooner in ‘Contemporary Gothic’ 2006, “The Gothic lurks in all sorts of unexpected corners.” It is incredibly broad - superstitions, the uncanny, the monstrous, the forgotten past, the Gothic feminine - to name but a few are all elements which combine to form this theme. The Gothic

  • Friedrich Nietzsche: Wom God's Second Mistake?

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    Woman: God’s second mistake? Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, who regarded ‘thirst for power’ as the sole driving force of all human actions, has many a one-liners to his credit. ‘Woman was God’s second mistake’, he declared. Unmindful of the reactionary scathing criticism and shrill abuses he invited for himself, especially from the ever-irritable feminist brigade. The fact and belief that God never ever commits a mistake, brings Nietzsche’s proclamation dashingly down into the dust bin

  • Love Is Soulless Short Speech

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    LIFE IS BLESS AND LOVE IS BLISS Of the many that has come and gone, of the many that exists and survives, humans are the ones that are complex. They are simple yet vividly complex. Each one is a mystery within. Yet everyone has commonness within; the commonness that keeps humans surviving and that commonness is called ‘Love’. We, as humans forge to act and tend to forget, that existence is merely to love and continue survival. We forget our purpose; instead, we pursue and seek a purpose