Games Essay Examples

  • School Shootings And Their Causes

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    On April 20, 1999, in the moderately sized town of Littleton, Colorado, at approximately 11:20 a.m., two young men, Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, stormed into Columbine High School. No more than twenty minutes later, 15 people were dead, including the two of them, and another twenty-three wounded (Gibbs 28-29). Knowing that the duo are teenagers, and probably played many violent video games and watched hundreds of violent shows, people immediately began to blame the media, and the violence that these young men had be

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    Evercrack The Legacy Of Online Rpgs

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    Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMORPGs) are a controversial innovation in gaming. Due to their ability to draw in fans for countless hours of gameplay, they are extremely financially successful, but may also pose a health threat to gamers who become “addicted.” With three confirmed deaths from exhaustion due to gameplay, as well as the steadily rising numbers of gamers engaged in their virtual worlds, they are garnering more attention within the gamer and development community every year. MMORPGs allow players to create a fictional character within the set world of the game. Many games fe

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    Violence In Media

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    Violence in the media is the cause for a lot of societal violence. Playing violent video games can increase the players aggressive thoughts feelings and behavior while playing the game and in actual life. There have been many acts of violence as well as murder that were supposedly based off video games. Not only do video games cause societal violence, but movies and TV shows can also. There have been many cases of murder where the killer killed their victim based on a movie or TV show they saw. They have made a rating system for video games and movies so that people under the age of 17 are not

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    Shadowbane MMORPG stands for Massively multiplayer online role-playing game and anyone who knows a thing about MMORPGs probably doesn't know about Shadowbane. Its about 10 years old and has never been advertised to Justice. It might be a little old, but there are still thousands of people who still play it across the world and its free. Shadowbane is a really good game to get into if you like PVP (Player Versus Player), not a lot of "grinding," excellent graphics, siege, and loads of variety in choosing characters. Playing Shadowbane can be very entertaining for long periods of time. B

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    Othello Review

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    Love between two persons may never be as ironic as in Othello, a play written by William Shakespeare. This play is about Othello that is the main character who is in love with Desdemona. Othello in the play is called Moor which means Muslim from northwest Africa; this is somewhat the reason why Desdemona’s father did not accept their true love. Though, even after going against Desdemona’s father’s will, she in the end is murdered by her own love, Othello. Othello is a brave soldier and very loyal to his wife but an ‘Emotional Fool’ as well. The reasons that led to the ultimate downfall of Othe

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    Character Analysis: Iago Perhaps the most interesting and exotic character in the tragic play "Othello," by William Shakespeare, is “Honest Iago.” Through some carefully thought-out words and actions, Iago is able to manipulate others to do things in a way that benefits him and moves him closer toward his goals. He is the main driving force in this play, pushing Othello and everyone else towards their tragic end. Iago is one of Shakespeare's most complex villains. At first glance Iago's character seems to be pure evil. However, such a villain would distract from the impact of the play and

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    Tragic Flaw

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    The tragic flaw is the most important part of the hero and the events that occur in the work is a reflection of that flaw.” – Aristotle The plot of William Shakespeare’s Othello is a tale of love, jealousy, and betrayal; however, the characters, themes, and attitudes of the works are different, with Shakespeare's play being a more involved study of human nature and psychology. Othello is considered a prime example of Aristotelian drama. It focuses upon a very small cast of characters, one of the smallest used in Shakespeare. In addition, it has few distractions from the main plot, and co

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    Othello Quotes

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    Othello tells about his own greatness and says that he has done good service for his country so he will be respected. Othello says, “Let him do his spite;/ My services which I have done the signiory/ Shall out-tounge his complaints” (I, ii, 17-19). When Brabantio’s soldier were searching for Othello. Othello states that he must be respected because he has good reputation and is also the husband of Desdemona. Othello says, “Not I; I must be found/ My parts, my title and my perfect soul/ Shall manifest me rightly” (I, ii, 30-32). Othello shows his honour by not fighting with Brabantio’s

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    Violence In Video Games Bad Paper Dont Use It

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    Violence in Video Games. Bad paper dont use it Like related forms of media, video games have been the subject of debate and censorship, due to the depiction of graphic violence, sexual themes,[1] substance abuse, advergaming (a form of advertising in games), consumption of drugs, consumption of alcohol or tobacco, propaganda, addiction, crime, nudity, profanity, or provocative content in some games. Among others, critics of video games sometimes include parents' groups, politicians, organized religious groups, and other special interest groups, even though all of these can be found in all f

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    Video Games Violence

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    Video Game Violence Negative: Video games do not instigate violence. The other day I went to my local game store to get a copy of Call of Duty 4 for my Xbox 360. The store clerk stared down at me and said, “Show me some I.D.” I was nervous. The game was rated Mature and I was 8 months shy of the legal age to play it. Unwilling to yield, I argued that I had forgotten my I.D. at home and persuaded the clerk to let me have the game. He denied my request and I was out of the store in a flash. Why was this law established? Are children playing video games that are too violent for their

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    Hello This Is Me

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    Videogames represent one of the fastest-growing parts of kids' media diet (Sweeting, 2005). Violence in video games is a rather new subject of discussion, yet it is a discussion of heated debate. Today, many people are worried about this ‘violence’ in our youth’s behavior. Video games have become extremely popular over the last ten years, becoming one of children’s favorite activities. For example in a present study it was shown that adolescent boys play video games at an average of 13 hours a week whereas girls play for about 5 hours (Gentile, D. A. & Anderson, 2003). Back in the 1970’s and

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    Sports And Video Games

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    On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold launched an assault on Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, murdering 13 and wounding 23 before turning the guns on themselves. Even though it is not known why they did this, they did enjoy playing violent video games like “Boom,” a game used by the U.S military for training soldiers to kill effectively. When the columbine incident occurred, many of studies were conducted to determine how violence and aggression in video games affected people’s behavior. Video games are played by all ages, mostly by males, and are used as a way to escap

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    Expect The Unexpected

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    What thoughts come to mind when you think of “The Lottery?” Positive thoughts including money, a new home, excitement, and happiness are all associated with the lottery in most cases. However, this is not the case in Shirley Jackson’s short story, “The Lottery”. Here, the characters in the story are not gambling for money, instead they are gambling for their life. A shock that surprises the reader as she unveils this horrifying tradition in the village on this beautiful summer day. This gamble for their life is a result of tradition, a tradition that is cruel and inhumane, yet upheld in t

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    Many people are opposed to gambling. The thought of a person spending their hard earned dollar on a risk that may not pay dividends does not sound reasonable. In a walk around the block I saw kids playing in the park. Some boys were playing basketball, some were playing foursquare, and others were playing a game of tag. I thought about it for a while and it reminded me of when I was a kid playing some of these same games. I don’t know if any of these children were gambling, but I sure did. It was never for anything big usually some candy or baseball cards, but it definitely made the game

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    Gambling Addiction

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    Gambling addiction or Problem gambling (ludomania) is an urge to gamble despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop and is a type of impulse-control disorder which disrupts your life. Compulsive gamblers can’t control the impulse to gamble, even when they know their gambling is hurting themselves or their loved ones. Gambling is all they can think about and all they want to do no matter the consequences are. Compulsive gamblers keep gambling whether they’re up or down, broke or full of money, happy or depressed. That is a chronic and progressive mental illness. Gambling addiction

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    Video Games Harmless Fun Or Fundamentally Harmful

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    Video Games 2 Video Games: Harmless Fun or Fundamentally Harmful? Video games turned 30 years old in 2002. The small business that started with “Pong” has become a multi-billion dollar worldwide industry. The growth and demand of the industry is driven by its technological advances. The increasingly realistic and exciting nature of video games has helped to make them extremely popular. Most of the games on the market are appropriate for younger players, and some of them can actually convey benefits. Besides being fun, some of the games provide practice in problem solving and logic as

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    Marcel Duchamp

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    Marcel Duchamp is considered as one of the most influential artists of the 20th Century by the modern art world. Duchamp, who participated in artistic movements from Fauvism to Surrealism, was an innovator and a revolutionary within the art world. Duchamp, being a founding force in the Dada movement, was also a main influencing factor of the development of the 20th Century avant-garde art. All in all Duchamp has become a legend within the art world. Marcel Duchamp was born on July 28,1887 in Blainville France. Being the brother of two prominent artists, Raymond Duchamp-Villon and Jacques V

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    Evil Enabled

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    Human beings are instilled with various virtues and vices resulting in humans, each with a unique identity. A few of these virtues are courage, friendship, loyalty, and respect. Two important vices are jealousy and most importantly, desire. Once command and desire come together, free will is formed as the ability of one to choose and carry out their own actions. In Confessions, an autobiography by Saint Augustine, Augustine attempts to reconcile his relationship with god by explaining the downfalls of his life, namely free will. In Shakespeare’s Othello, multiple characters act upon their

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    From Outlaw To Superstar The American Poker Player

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    Out of the smoky back rooms of the sleaziest dives in the country has come the latest craze in American popular culture. Poker has emerged from these questionable origins and has transformed the way Americans think about gambling. Once written off as the pursuit of cheats, degenerates, and outlaws, poker has recently captured the attention of the world, attracting new players from all backgrounds. Today, the average American can sit down at a poker table totally unknown and walk away a celebrity. In the old days, a poker player was lucky enough to just walk away. The early days of Amer

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    My Best Friend We have been friends for quite a while now, and I just want to say thank you for being there when times got tough. I know you more than I know anybody and I'm so glad that we started hanging out together. Lately I've been thinking about the way that we always compete with each other and it's really starting to get to me. I know that it's not always intentional, but it just seems like you enjoy getting into those little arguements that we seem to almost always come across. You and I have alot of the same personality traits, yet we also seem like total opposites at times. You are

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    Shakespeare Othello

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    Shakespeare: Othello - Bradley on Othello ________________________________________ From Shakespearean Tragedy (1904), by A. C. Bradley. ________________________________________ ... Othello is, in one sense of the word, by far the most romantic figure among Shakespeare's heroes; and he is so partly from the strange life of war and adventure which he has lived from childhood. He does not belong to our world, and he seems to enter it we know not whence -- almost as if from wonderland. There is something mysterious in his descent from men of royal siege; in his wanderings in vast deserts a

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    The Effects Of Video Games On Adolescents

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    Today in society many people associate video games and adolescents to being nothing but bad. Video games were first created and put on the market in 1967. The first video games consisted of fairly easy task, compared to games today. As years have progressed video games have become more interactive, and come in many varieties for all age groups. Video games are considered to be fun for all age groups, but video games implement some positive and negative effects. Positive effects of video games on adolescents are that they strengthen hand and eye coordination. Also video games help adolesce

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    Casino Industry Analysis Isle Of Capri Casino

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    Analysis of Competitors There are two companies that are close rivals to the Isle of Capri Casinos. They are Boyd Gaming and Ameristar. Each of these companies are heavily involved in riverboat gaming and compete in the same markets and for the same licenses as the Isle of Capri Casino. Each houses the same basic features, hotel rooms, restaurants, entertainment options. From there the options are varied, common features are theaters, bowling alleys, conference and ball rooms, retail shopping, kids centers and spas, to name a few. Let’s take a look at some of the key figures of each of

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    Othello Trust

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    There are different reasons leading to Othello’s ultimate downfall in the play Othello, most notably his own major character flaws, and the heavy influence from the vengeful Iago. Extremely prone to jealousy and his lack of ability to separate the evil from the good by trusting the “honest Iago”, have been the major dilemmas that generated the destruction of Othello. In that sense, his flaws acted as a key enemy to him. However, Iago acts as another significant and powerful enemy to Othello through his immorality and ability to manipulate different characters, which also greatly contributed to

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    Ea Benchmarking

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    PART I Five Forces Model of Competition The Five Force Model of Competition consists of the following:  Rivalry among competing sellers  Potential new entries  Firms in other industries offering substitute products  Suppliers of raw materials and parts components  Buyer bargaining power and buyer-seller collaboration We will now describe in detail each of the five forces of competition that are facing Electronic Arts Inc. Rivalry among Competing Sellers: The overall software publishing segment of the

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    Playing Four-Handed Euchre Euchre is a fun and fast paced game that people around the world enjoy. I learned how to play the four-handed version over 20 years ago and have played thousands of hands since then with family and friends. On this page I will be discussing the four-handed Euchre game, including the basic rules and how to play. I also have a page that explains some of the other variations, including three-handed euchre and two-handed euchre and a page about euchre strategy and tips. Euchre Rules - Learn the Rules of Four-Handed Euchre As you learn how to play Euchre and expand yo

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    Symbols In The Lottery By Shirley Jackson

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    Symbols In “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson The Lottery is generally known to have a happy ending. A Lottery is typically thought of as something beneficial because it involves winning thing such as money, houses, cars and other prizes. “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson is filled with a magnitude of symbols. With the use of symbolism, Jackson is able to represent humans in real life nature as tainted, no matter how pure people picture themselves or their environment. The author is able to raise many questions in the back of her reader’s mind toward the pointless nature of humanity regarding t

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    The Theme Of Deception In Macbeth

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    In today’s society, we sometimes face deceptive characters that cause major problems due to their deceptive traits. This idea is especially true in the Shakespearean tragedy, Othello. With the theme of deception that is shown throughout the course of W. Shakespeare’s play, Othello, the main antagonist character, Iago, has clearly demonstrated it through his malicious and demonic actions to fulfill his need for jealousy and greed. In this essay, this will be shown through a detailed analysis of three various actions specifically caused by Iago’s deception: Othello’s dismissal of Cassio, the

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    Grand Theft Auto IV A Materialistic Representation

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    Grand Theft Auto IV: A Materialistic Representation Staying home while playing video games is a way to relax, and in some cases, people preferred that way. Video games can bring people to the fantasy world that they dreamed of. If you asked a person what kind of video game they played, most probably the answer is Super Mario Brothers or maybe Pac-man. As time passes by, the technology is becoming more sophisticated and video game programming becomes one of the biggest industries today. Game makers and publishers make a lot of money by creating video games that can appeal to many audiences

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    Nicole Bailey EN 101 Due date: 02/14/2009. LITERARY ANALYSIS OF “THE LOTTERY’ Shirley Jackson's short story, “The Lottery”, caused much controversy following its publication in the New Yorker, June 26, 1948. In “The Lottery”, Jackson uses symbolism and irony to shed light on weakness in human individuals to resist to communal mores-communal mores eclipse the importance of individuality and act as the puppeteer of society. Also, she comments upon social inequalities in post war

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    By definition, a tragedy is a story of exceptional calamity leading to the death of a man in high estate. Othello is a classic Shakespearean tragedy, fitting with the convention that the hero's downfall is a result of a fatal flaw. In this case, Othello’s flaw is exposed by external circumstances. The emotional impact of the plot on the audience is created through use of dramatic techniques, and the creative use of such techniques makes Othello an effective tragedy. At the beginning of the play, fitting in with the Shakespearean ideals, Othello is presented as a courageous war hero. The au

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    Gambling is a problem found in every part of the world, and it is becoming one of the fastest growing sectors in the US economy. Many people are drawn to gambling, thinking they can buy hope. In our world day, people are introduced to gambling in their early teens, and sometimes, unintentionally, by their parents. It is the degenerate leisure, which our society has created to entertain itself that has deviated our thinking from what is morally acceptable. It is the way our mind works and our receptive social behavior to this kind of entertainment that is encouraging investors and governments t

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    Customer Relationship Management Harrahs Business Strategy

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    Introduction Within the past 20 years, Harrah’s has developed from a small gambling company to the second largest in the industry. The article is base on the study of Harrah’s Case, and tries to track the relationship between the management of database and customer relationship. Firstly, the author will use Porter’s five forces model to analyse the opportunities and threats that Harrah’s face from the external environment and what business strategy does Harrah’s use. Secondly, the article will focus on the effect of the CRM system on the business strategy and profitability. Thirdly, author wi

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    Concepts Of Gaming

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    Concepts in Gaming Paper # 1 There are more than a million videos games in the world today. What makes them so appealing to us that we have to spend every waking moment playing them? A simple answer to that question is, it’s a cure for boredom. But you might say well not all video games are fun, some video’s games just feed the boredom. Well that’s also true. Some games don’t live up to the exception of the gamer. Well what are the elements needed in order for a game to survive and please the gamer? A video game needs a flow, a pattern language and gameplay, without theses

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    Analysis Of The Character Othello

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    Othello is one of the four great tragedies of Shakespeare . Othello is the theme of many works, including: the theme of love and jealousy, breach of trust and rely on the theme, the theme of mixed marriages, and so on. On the comments of Othello , it was known that England praised this drama highly as early as in the last half of the 17th century, "From the poetry and gut, especially from the story, it is a very exellent drama”. Major characters “are depicted well”. And the alluting scene “eminently shows the wicked Iago’s depravity”. For the protagonist Othello ,usually there are two points

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    Violence In Media

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    Commercials, billboards, television shows, movies, these are all places in which violence has gone from being forbidden to expected.There is a retired colonal and self proclaimed expert on a new field of human studies called “killology”named Dave Grossman.”Killology” is his term for the way the media in todays society desenitizes everyone, but children especially , from stong vilolence. “We are training our Kids to Kill” is an essay by Grossman which explores the different methods in which our society is being desensitized to killing and violence.I agree that exposing children to violence thro

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    Beach Boys Pet Sounds

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    Non avevamo capito. Confessiamolo. Quando il disco uscì, nel lontano 1966, non lo comprammo, non lo mettemmo nello scaffale accanto ai dischi che amavamo di più. Anzi, per dirla tutta, il disco finì nel dimenticatoio abbastanza rapidamente. Ed avevamo torto. Si, d’accordo, eravamo piccoli e probabilmente non eravamo in grado di capire, infatuati com’eravamo della musica dei Beatles, del sogno inglese, in fila per diventare cittadini di Liverpool e non certo di Los Angeles, città che ci risultava ancora difficile collocare sulla cartina geografica del cuore. Ma le cose non cambiarono quando cre

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    Is There A Link Between Single Parent Families And Young Teenagers 14 18 Gambling

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    I want to carry out this research as the media show gambling addiction as being on the rise. Single parent families are also on the rise, so are the two linked? Gambling is a massive industry, and once hooked it is a very serious addiction. We now have online gambling, with betting websites, slot machine websites and even websites to play poker online and with money, which are very accessible to teenagers. I wonder where the link between the two could arise. In my hypothesis I hope to be able to see if there is such a link. Word count- 98 Context 1- Under 18’s addicted On the 20th

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    The Lottery By Shirley Jackson

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    The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson The best way I would classify “The Lottery” is as a deceptive little horror story. “The Lottery” focuses on Tessie Hutchinson, a woman who is stoned to death by members of her village. Shirley Jackson uses symbolism to make us aware of the pointless nature of humanity regarding tradition and violence. Jackson describes each scene with such detail, painting pictures again and again of injustice, and a solemn setting that is clear on every page. The story starts off on a beautiful June summer day in a small town of 300 people. Jackson enhances its e

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    Othello, a classic Shakespearian tragedy, is a complex play full of many controversial questions. One of these questions can be found in the fate of the main character Othello, who murdered his wife over a lie, lost his superior rank and killed himself. After all that happened during the play, was his fate deserved or undeserved? If we look closely at the play, it is plain to see that it is. First, we must look at the death of his wife Desdemona. He lusted after her, and then married her. At first he was completely in love with her. But he then turned his back on her and suffocated her wit

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    Othello Character Analyisis

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    Shrey Patel ENC 1102 Professor Wells Shakespeare in his whole life wrote many plays, sonnets, poetries etc. Out of these one of the best works was “Othello”. “Othello” is based on a main character Othello around whom the whole play revolves. In this play there are many other characters that are important in building the play. Characters like Iago, Roderigo, Cassio, Desdemona, Emilia etc. help to build a very intense play and each of the character play an important role. Apart from Othello the most important character in the play is Iago who is the villain of the play. Othello and Iago are

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    Role Of Video Games In Education

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    Video games have appeared and evolved since early 1970 from a very simple from like toys, becoming more and more “complicated and nuanced as real life” (Hartlaub). In the early beginning, video game’s sole purpose is only entertaining, but later with the development and application of advanced technology into video game, it has become a form of advanced entertaining, art, or even education. With advanced entertaining, when you are walking in the street of some city in a video game like GTA, you can hardly distinguish them from streets in real life. It gives the feeling when you are walking the

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    Violence In Society Today

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    Violence is corrupting the minds of the populace in every type of media. If any TV is turned on, some man with a gun just blew someone else away and now CSI is trying to figure out who and why. Another big contributor to the problem is video games. Most video games glorify violence as a means to gain what you want. One great example is the game Grand Theft Auto. This particular game is designed so someone can be put into the body of a criminal who kills whoever, steals whatever, all just to make it through the game. The last big corporation in the contribution to violence acceptance into socie

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    Research And Expsoition

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    Research & Exposition Abstract In the 21st century, internet was made for all over the world. The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that interchange data by packet switching using the standardized Internet Protocol Suite. It is a "network of networks" that consists of millions of private and public, academic, business, and government networks of local to global scope that are linked by copper wires, fiber-optic cables, wireless connections, and other technologies. The Internet carries various information resources and services, such as electronic mail, online c

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    Video Games Can Have Adverse Effects However Parents Can Fight Back

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    Video Games 1 Running head: VIDEO GAMES CAN HAVE ADVERSE EFFECTS Video Games Can Have Adverse Effects, However Parents Can Fight Back Rusty McBee Video Games 2 Abstract In the face of media overexposure and sensationalized reports of inconclusive studies on violent video game content, parents must remember they are the ultimate influence in their child’s life and they must embrace, not delegate, that responsibility. There are many who believe the adverse effects of gaming cannot be avoided, and many studies exist that seem to support their position.

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    A Life Unexamined An Analysis Of Shirley Jacksons The Lottery

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    A Life Unexamined An Analysis of “The Lottery” In “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, the residents of an idyllic village engage in a brutal ritual that leads to murder. On a designated day each summer, the residents of the village gather in the town square to conduct a lottery. This event has existed for generations. As the residents assemble, three boys, Bobby and Harry Jones along with Dickie Delacroix, gather stones and pile them in a corner of the square. To prepare for the lottery, Mr. Summers, the owner of a coal mining business and Mr. Graves, the village postmaster, set a stool down

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    William Shakespeare is undoubtedly the greatest English playwright. He wrote some thirty-seven plays and 154 sonnets, and his four great tragedies "Hamlet", "Othello", "King Lear" and "Macbeth", written during his tragic period are considered to be his masterpieces. "Othello" was first performed at the court of King James I in 1604. It is based on an Italian prose tale written by Cinthio which contains all the bare bones of Shakespeare's plot - a Moorish General is deceived by his ensign into believing that his wife is unfaithful to him. However to Cinthio's story Shakespeare added some othe

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    Racism In Othello

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    Racism in Othello Racism seems to be a big concern in Shakespeare’s tragic play, Othello. Because the hero of the play is an outsider, a Moor, we have an idea how blacks were regarded in England, in Elizabethan times. There are many references that bring about the issue of racism from the very beginning to the end. In the tragedy, where Othello is coming from is not mentioned, yet through the descriptions the reader is informed that he belongs to one of the Eastern nationalities such as African, Ottoman Turk or Arab. In this paper I am going to analyze some episodes involving a prejudi

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    Mr Faceook

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    Real-time strategy games Early real-time strategy games often allowed multiplayer play over a modem or local network. As the Internet started to grow during the 1990s, software was developed that would allow players to tunnel the LAN protocols used by the games over the Internet. By the late 1990s, most RTS games had native Internet support, allowing players from all over the globe to play with each other. Services were created to allow players to be automatically matched against another player wishing to play or lobbies were formed where people could meet in so called game rooms. An exampl

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    The Lottery

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    Morris 1 English 1212 29 September 2009 Source Analysis of “The Lottery” Following tradition without questioning the logic behind it can lead to reckless and disturbed behavior. Tradition in societies and culture allow for important lessons and skills to be passed on from generation to generation. Some would say that these very traditions define our values and personalities. However, following others without question can lead to reckless and impulsive behavior. In “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, the townspeople blindly follow a tradition of stoning to death a member of their vill

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