Life of Nick Joaquin

Joaquin was born in Paco, Manila, one of ten children of Leocadio Joaquin, a colonel under General Emilio Aguinaldo in the 1896 Revolution, and Salome Marquez, a teacher of English and Spanish. After being read poems and stories by his mother, the boy Joaquin read widely in his father’s library and at the National Library […]

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Pure, Per Se and Natural Monopolies

Sometimes market activities (production, buying, and selling) have unintended positive or negative effects outside the market’s scope. These are called externalities. As a policy maker concerned with correcting the effects of gases and particulates emitted by and local power plant, answer the following questions: * What two policies could you use to reduce the total […]

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Lasting Impression of Meyerhold on Theater

An immediate way to recognize the lasting impression of a Vsevolod Meyerhold is by seeing whom he has inspired in the Soviet Union and abroad. Some of the various directors in which Meyerhold inspired in some fashion include Eugenio Barba, Joan Littlewood, Ariane Mnouchkine, Anatoly Efros and Yury Lyubimov. What in Meyerhold’s theatre or life […]

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Imants Tillers

Mount Analogue is a post-modern artwork by Imants Tillers painted in 1985. This work can be said to be a post-modern piece as Tiller has utilised several techniques common to this style. Bricolage is the creation of a work from a diverse range of things that happen to be available. In this case, Tiller, out […]

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Organelles of Prokaryote and Eukaryote Cells

Prokaryote Organelles: Nucleoid Region: The region in a prokaryotic cell consisting of a concentrated mass of DNA. (The “nucleus” of a prokaryotic cell) The nucleoid instructs all the organelles on what to do. Ribosome: A cell organelle consisting of RNA and protein organized into two subunits and functioning as the site of protein synthesis in the […]

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How Abiotic Factors Affect the Biota

The variation of abiotic factors in both the beach and the salt pond greatly affect the biota in those areas. At the beach there was a rocky landscape that rounded the water, while at the salt pond, there was more of a wet grassy area allowing different life forms or biota to thrive in each. […]

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Principle and Practice of Assessment

Within unit three of principles and practice of assessment, we as students were required to research the following areas: Principles of assessment, Peer and Self Assessment, Feedback and Questioning and Assessment Record Requirements. Research was completed on the four topics to help increase understanding and background knowledge of the areas. Further examination of these topics […]

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Abortion: Morally Permissible or Impermissible

Abortion can be defined as a means of terminating a pregnancy by removing or expelling a fetus from the uterus before viability. Abortion has been, and will always be, a controversial issue in today’s society and in the future. People have always struggled to determine whether it is ethical to abort a fetus; morally permissible […]

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The effects of the diesel fuel industry

Much as diesel is useful in everyday lives of people, one cannot ignore the other numerous negative effects that it has. This is mostly because of the contents of the fuel and impact on the environment. It contains sulfur, which is detrimental to the environment. There is therefore need to get fuel that is low […]

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Degas’ Four Dancers

Degas style of art focuses on the dynamics of movement and expression, the harmony of line and continuity of contour (Pioch, “Webmuseum”) as is seen in The Four Dancers. Although he is identified for nudes, dancers and horses, he began painting conventional historical works such as The Young Spartans, and portraits of individuals and groups […]

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