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Known As The Costs Which Are Incurred Regardless Of The Alternative Action Chosen In A Decision-making Problem
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This midterm exam consist of 32 multiple choice questions and covers the material In Chapters 1 through 8. There are four questions from each chapter. 1). The flat-screen plasma TV’s are selling extremely well. The originators of this technology are earning higher profits. What theory of profit best reflects the performance of the plasma screen makers? 2). To reduce Agency Problems, executive compensation should be designed to: 3). Economic profit Is defined as the deference between revenue and . ).…...
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Anna Chandy Autobiography
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Kerala History Quiz 1) The only Malayalee to be mentioned in the autobiography of Gandhiji is ? A) Barristor G. P. Pillai B) Sardar KM Panikkar C) Sree Narayana Guru D) K. Karunakaran 2) Who is the father of Malayalam Language? A) Kumaranasan B) Ezhuthachan C) Vallathol D) G. Sankara Kurup 3) Which is the first Bank in Kerala A) Muthoot Bank B) State Bank of Travancore C) Catholic Syrian Bank D) Nedungadi Bank 4) Who was known as Kerala…...
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Philippine literature (ppt)
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The history of a nation can be learned in its constitution,its laws,and its political statements.To learn the history of a nation's spirit,you must read its literature •Croghan 1977 Philippine Literature •in English reveals the spirit of a Filipino •this literature has learned to express in words that create memorable images sharing of human experiences,learn what you are and how you have become what you are,learn what you might be in the future,shows how the filipinos differ from the others •Importance…...
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Examples of Sensory Imagery
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Sight Imagery And the yellow half-moon large and low Touch Imagery ...the quick sharp scratch... Sound Imagery ...And a voice less loud, thro' its joys and fears,, than the two hearts beating each to each. Smell Imagery Then a mile of warm sea-scented beach... Taste Imagery No food on earth, no wine, not even a woman's kiss is sweeter to me......
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Abeka 11th grade American literature, Test 10
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James Weldon Johnson "She is not dead; She's resting in the bosom of Jesus". Jesse Stuart "After I'd seen the way my sister was beaten up, I begged to go to Lonesome Valley. " Edgar Lee Masters "Life is too short for you - It takes life to love Life. " Marian Anderson "I was born on Webster Street in South Philadelphia in a room my parents had rented when they were married. " Robert Frost "I took the one…...
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Schemes and Tropes
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Anaphora Anaphora Definition In writing or speech, the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect is known as Anaphora. Example #1 Shakespeare does not disappoint us in the use of anaphora too. Read the following example taken from his play "Richard II" Act 2 Scene 1: "This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England, This nurse, this teeming womb of royal kings [. . .] This land of such dear…...
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Test #3
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Advocacy for the rising middle class was a hallmark of: the enlightenment Which period of European art and literature most captivated 18th-century thinkers? the greek and roman periods (antiquity) Which classical-era composer performed in public concerts Haydn The music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven is characterized by: singable lyrical melodies Demand for music making in the Classical era came consistently from the: court Louis XV and Frederick the Great ruled as a result of: aristocratic norms Composers of the Classical…...
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Chapter 17 Review
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How did the merchant class in northern Italy influence the renaissance? The merchant class in northern Italy influenced the renaissance from small city-states having a high percentage of citizens that could be involved in politics, which they dominated. They used their wits to be successful and deserved power and wealth from individual merit. In what ways did literature and the arts change during the renaissance? Literature and arts changed completely, from writing in vernacular form, self-expression to portray the individuality…...
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APWH Chapter 14
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What percentage of the western European population was rural during the late Middle Ages? A. 70% B. 75% C. 80% D. 90% E. 100% D Western Europeans of the later Middle Ages referred to themselves as A. Franks. B. Europeans. C. Westerners. D. "Old Worlders." E. Latins E What caused the end of serfdom in western Europe? A. the Black Death B. the rise of popular literature C. the rise of cities D. the decimated agricultural productivity of the early…...
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Music Appreciation – Mozart
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The third movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik features short, repeated sections. True The second theme in a sonata-allegro movement is typically in a contrasting key. True The last section of sonata-allegro form that restates the themes is called: recapitulation A motive is typically derivative of a larger theme. True The cadence at the end of the first movement in a sonata cycle is in a dominant key. False The longest and most dramatic movement of the multimovement cycle was generally…...
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Nineteenth Century: The Romantic Era
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Which composer did NOT make a major contribution to choral literature? Frédéric Chopin; his focus was on the Piano Which of the following describes music in America during the early nineteenth century? Music was largely imported from Europe. Which composer is considered the single most important phenomenon in the artistic life of the latter half of the nineteenth century? Wagner The most important organizing element in absolute music is: Form Impressionism was a style of painting that was cultivated principally…...
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Fiction: Types of Narrators
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Omniscient or all-knowing narrator A narrator who has the ability to move freely through the consciousness of any character. The omniscient narrator also has complete knowledge of all of the external events in a story. Participant or first person narrator A narrator who is a participant in the action. Such a narrator refers to himself or herself as "I" and may be a major or minor character in the story. Observer A first person narrator who is relatively detached from…...
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Literary devices – Antigone Examples
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zeugma "There's people on the street using guns and knives, taking drugs and each other's lives." zeugma The other was able to lend not only his achievements, but also his support and ears. zeugma She lowered her standards by raising her glass, Her courage, her eyes and his hopes. polysyndeton And Joshua, and all of Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the garment, and the wedge of gold, and his sons, and his…...
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Characteristics of Pre-Colonial Literature
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European Persuasive tone European Very formal European Big words European Exaggerated European On-topic All Use of imagery European Purpose is to entice people to come to America Native American Unemotional Native American Focus on nature Native American Matter-of-fact Native American Simple Native American Somewhat religious Native American Oral tradition Native American Purpose is to honor nature Native American Purpose is to explain things Native American Purpose is to set rules Native American Purpose is to record celebrations & religion Native…...
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Literature in Childhood Education Final Review
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Which of the following is not a major value of sharing literature with children? Curriculum modification Studies show that Children go through the same stages of language development although the rate of development varies. Using words, stories in rhyme, and acting out sounds and movement are important aspects of Language development Walter Loban's research suggests that discussion should be a vital part of elementary literature programs because it helps children Organize ideas and illustrate complex generalizations. How can wordless picture…...
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music test 3 part 2
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of the following, who did not write a major concerto in the romantic era? schubert what is the typical number of movements found in a concerto? three a fanciful solo passage in an improvisational style that is interpolated into a concerto movement is called cadenza of the following, which doe not describe symphony composition in the romantic era composers wrote more symphonies than their classical counterparts by the romantic era, concerts had moved from the aristocratic palace to the church…...
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unit 4-choosing language
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Read the excerpt from the Declaration of Independence. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. —That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, —That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the…...
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APUSH CH 23
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Beginning in February 1928 and lasting through most of 1929, the American stock market saw the number of shares traded daily soar. All the following factors contributed to the Great Depression EXCEPT conservative banking policies that restricted the availability of loans. In the late 1920s, the European demand for agricultural and manufacturing goods from the United States was declining. After 1929, in the face of the worsening global economic crisis, the United States refused to alter the payment schedule of…...
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Culture and diversity Final
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an infinite person restricts the dreedom of others false According to the lecture, culture is a system of beliefs, behaviors, and customs shared by members of a group in a certain place or time which statement about beauty most closely approximates the discussion in the chapter? if we want to expand our pleasure in beauty, we need to experience many forms of it the study of the humanities allows us to forget about the past and focus on achieving our…...
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Chapter 13
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Why did the plague spread so rapidly on the European continent in the mid-fourteenth century? The bacterium that likely caused the disease, Yersinia pestis, followed major trade routes to and across the continent. How did outbreaks of the plague lead to the founding of the new universities in Europe? Local princes received money and property from those who had perished, and they used this income to become patrons of education. Why were Jews frequently targeted as scapegoats in the wake…...
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How To Read Literature Like A Professor Chapter Answers
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Chapter 1: Every Trip is a Quest (Except When it's Not) 1. What five things does a quest consist of? • A "Quester" • A place to go • A stated reason to go there • Challenges and Trials • The REAL reason to go there 2. What is the real reason for a quest (always)? The real reason to go is never for the stated reason; the quester often fails at the original task; The real reason for a…...
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AP Literature Prompts for question 3
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2012 "And, after all, our surroundings influence our lives and characters as much as fate, destiny or any supernatural agency." Pauline Hopkins, Contending Forces Choose a novel or play in which cultural, physical, or geographical surroundings shape psychological or moral traits in a character. Then write a well-organized essay in which you analyze how surroundings affect this character and illuminate the meaning of the work as a whole. Do not merely summarize the plot. 2011 In a novel by William…...
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Excursions in Literature Unit 4
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"Shago" told from what point of view first person what is significance of soldiers' trumpets' sounding at noon in "The Last Lesson" signaled the end of class and the end of M. Hamel's time with them as a teacher main lesson that "Hastrman" teaches love is a priceless treasure that can't be bought example of internal conflict found in "You've Got to Learn" Andy deciding whether or not to kill the offers climax of "You've Got to Learn" occurs at…...
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Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Literature
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New England Journal of Medicine Primary Chest Primary Journal of the American Medical Associations Primary Archives of Internal Medicine Primary Journal of Clinical Oncology Primary Pharmacotherapy Primary Journal of Pediatric Pharmacy Practice Primary Annals of Pharmacotherapy Primary Hospital Pharmacy Primary American Journal of Health‐Systems Pharmacists Primary MEDLINE (via PubMed or Medline Complete Secondary OVID Secondary IPA (International Pharmaceutical Abstracts) Secondary Article references Secondary ClinicalKey Secondary Medscape Secondary Uptodate Secondary Package Insert Tertiary Physician's desk reference Tertiary drug facts and comparisons…...
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AP Euro – Chapter 13 Book Quiz
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why is the mid fourteenth century regarded as a crisis era in the west? europe was plagued by outbreaks of the plague and by destructive wars in 1492, ferdinand and isabella succeeded in reunifying spain by conquering what kingdom on the iberian peninsula? muslim kingdom of granada how did warfare change during the hundred years war? armies became more centralized and professional toward the end of the hundred years war, which of the following shifted support from england to france?…...
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The Odyssey Study Guide
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Who wrote the Odyssey? Blind poet, Homer. In what year was the Odyssey composed? 700 B.C.E. Who is the goddess who assists Odysseus? It was Athena, the daughter of Zeus. How long did it take Odysseus to complete his journey back to Ithaca? It took him 20 years; 10 years fighting in the Trojan War and 10 years finding his way back home due to his mishaps with immortal Gods. In order, where did Odysseus travel to after the Trojan…...
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Philippine Literature
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Letter The word literature is derived from the Latin term "litera" which means Prose A form of language which applies ordinary grammatical structure and natural flow of speech rather than rhythmic structure The Monkey and The Turtle A sample of fable in Philippine Literature The Bikol Legend by Pio Duran A sample of fictitious narrative about origins in Philippine Literature Fancisco Balagtas The writer of an awit/song - Florante at Laura Folk Songs These are short poems intended to be…...
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American Literature Unit 4: The Modern Age 1915-1946
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The "modern temper" was uncertain and distrustful of science and religion. True World War I proved that society had succeeded in bringing peace and happiness to everyone. False World War I was a worldwide struggle for political, economic, and military supremacy. True _______ was reluctant to involve itself in European affairs. America The large-scale loss of life in ______ caused writers to be pessimistic. World War I After World War I, Americans were content with traditional manners and beliefs. False…...
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Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata
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The first movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata is set in a free songlike form. a) true b) false a) true How many movements are standard in a Classical concerto? a) two b) three c) four b) three The favored solo instruments in the Classical concerto are: a) the violin and viola. b) the piano and violin. c) the piano and cello. b) the piano and violin. Which malady afflicted Beethoven and profoundly affected his work as a composer? a) deafness…...
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AP Lang. Literary Terms–Pedantic-Voice
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Pedantic a term used to describe writing that borders on lecturing. It is scholarly and academic and often overly difficult Persuasion a form of argumentation, one of the four modes of discourse; language intended to convince through appeals to reason or emotion. Regionalism an element in literature that conveys a realistic portrayal of a specific geographical locale, using the locale and its influences as a major part of the plot Repetition Word or phrase used two or more times in…...
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The Cask of Amontillado Questions and Vocab
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Why did Montresor decide to kill Fortunato? For revenge because he insulted him. What is ironic about Fortunato's name? He is not fortunate. What literary device is used here: "The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could."? Hyperbole What was Fortunato's weak point, and how did Montresor capitalize on it? He was prideful in his knowledge of wine so Montresor tempts his pride by saying he will get someone else. How does Montresor insure Fortunato will…...
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History 101
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The source of a fundamental characteristic of Western civilization--the call for rational inquiry-- was a philosohper of Greece The epic poem the Iliad, which recounts the prowess and anger of Achilles, was composed by Homer The best-excavated and best-known Minoan palace on the island of Crete is Knossos The minoan civilization had artists who often painted frescoes featuring religious rituals. The epics of Homer are set in the period of Greek history called the Dark Ages Which of the following…...
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Backpack Literature Chapter 2
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Total omniscience point of view in which the narrator knows everything about all of the characters and events in a story -can move freely from one character to another-generally writing in third person limited or selected omniscience point of view in which the narrator sees into the minds of some but not all the characters- typically sees through the eyes of one character impartial omniscience point of view employed when an omniscient narrator, who presents the thoughts and actions of…...
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English Literature and Composition Heroic Couplet – Transition
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Heroic Couplet In poetry, a rhymed couplet written in iambic pentameter (five feet, each with one unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable). Hubris Insolence, arrogance, or pride. Hyperbole An extreme exaggeration for literary effect that is not mean to be interpreted literally. Iambic Pentameter A five-foot line made up of an unaccented follower by an accented syllable. It is the most common metric foot in the English-language poetry. Imagery Anything that affects or appeals to the reader's senses: sight,…...
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The Outsiders, Chapter 3 Question and Answer (Incomplete)
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What does Cherry tell Ponyboy about the Socs? Greasers have a different set of values and are emotional while the Socs are more sophisticated. Socs will say they like things they really don't like just to be cool. Socs are always going and going; can't be satisfied; don't let their real self show through. They feel "too violently" Relate the story of Mickey Mouse and Soda. Why do you think it was included in the novel? Both Mickey Mouse and…...
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The Enlightenment Period of American Literature Unit Test: English Honors III
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What were the common beliefs of the American Enlightenment Period? The power of reason and science to further human progress. That a social contract should be the basics of government. That by nature people are born good, not evil. In the attainability of a perfect society. What was the format in which most of the Enlightenment Period writing was presented? Most writing was public (newspapers, magazines, and almanacs.) What was the subject matter of most of the Enlightenment Period writing?…...
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World History Chapter 8 Review
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What activities were young men not allowed to do while preparing for the civil service examination in China during the Tang dynasty? Writing Which Chinese religion taught that the world was divided into a material world and a spiritual world, and that the goal of humans was to move from the material world into a union with the Supreme Ultimate? neo-confucionism The Japanese word kamikaze means? storms/ divine wind Technological developments during the Tang dynasty included what? gun powder/ printing…...
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American Literature: Witch trials (The Crucible)
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Who is the author of the Crucible? Arthur Miller What are the main topics or ideas in the Crucible? Puritanism + Witchcraft + McCarthyism + Arthur Miller What is Puritanism -originated in England during early 1600s -believes in Predestination -split from Church of England in 1633 -> emigrated to America What did people in Salem believe? -believed in witches and witchcraft (just like Puritans) What was Salem's idea on Witchcraft? -"entering into a compact with the devil in exchange for…...
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Rules for reading imaginative literature
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Structural rules Classify, unity, whole into parts Classify Identify what kind of fiction you are reading Unity Main problem the the author is trying to solve; its found in the plot and it almost always involves the main character; you should be able to express it in a sentence or two Whole into parts Literary devices the author uses to reveal or illustrate the unity; you have to understand the parts to understand the whole...
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The House of Mango Street Literary Devices
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What is is the biggest symbol presented in the House on Mango Street? The House on Mango Street In the vignette Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark. Esperanza says, "I hold and hold and hold him." What literary device is this an example of? Repetition In the vignette And Some More "There are clouds that look like big fields of sheep" is an example of what literary device? Simile In the vignette Geraldo No Last Name what literary…...
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Known As The Costs Which Are Incurred Regardless Of The Alternative Action Chosen In A Decision-making Problem
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