desperation and compassion in Jesus’ Son

Introduction. Last week we began reading the surreal and often ravishing collection of stories by Denis Johnson, Jesus’ Son. The stories use an unnamed narrator, usually referred to as “Fuckhead,” to explore how a man that struggles to live a normal, adjusted, and healthy life, can at the same time be capable of the most piercing of insights. While the stories follow a rather traditional addiction-narrative arc (from use, to abuse, to bottoming out, to sobriety), Johnson’s uncommon use of language catapults the stories into another category altogether. In each story, Johnson seems to be exploring an interesting connection between desperation and compassion—that is, it seems the most desperate and challenging moments in the stories yield the most insightful or moving moments of the book. I think of how near the end of “Emergency,” for example, the narrator describes suddenly understanding how “a drowning man might feel a deep thirst being quenched;” or similarly how in “Car Crash While Hitchhiking,” after hearing a woman scream upon hearing the news that her husband has died, the narrator says “It felt wonderful to be alive to hear it.” These types of epiphanies or insights, perhaps, help the reader to sympathize with a somewhat unlikable narrator—someone who lies and cheats and steals.<br /> Write a 4-5 page double-spaced essay on the theme of desperation and compassion in Jesus’ Son. How do the stories explore and elucidate this theme? (every argument you make must conclude the text evidence from the book). <br />

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Aid for Trade

Final paper:

  1. 8 pages or more
  2. Do literature review on aid for trade and discuss about the policies related to this area at the beginning part of the paper
  3. Look at the WTO website and the discussions being done around this topic and do some literature review and policy discussion in the paper
  4. At the second part, choose one country as a country case study of “aid for trade”
  5. Use data from http://wits.worldbank.org (The website required you to have a registered account in order to retrieve data) and WTO website. You can use the data from WITS database on trade but you will look at either export or import and the rest from World Development indicators or OECD
  6. Use STATA software to run data you retrieved from WITS database. Use the STATA results and graphs as empirical evidence in order to support the thesis and hypothesis in the case study. Remember, have to find exports and imports data of the chosen country
  7. Can include STATA results, tables and graphs in the paper, but has to explain why and how these graphs can support the argument
  8. Have to provide Excel file of the data and STATA code; have to cite where you find the data and how you find them
  9. In the paper, you have to argue: What is “aid for trade”? What does previous economists think about “aid for trade”? What is the effect of “aid for trade” in developing countries or developed countries? What is the effect of “aid for trade” in the chosen country? What is the chosen country’s economy? What policies have been made as “aid for trade”? Is there any problems caused by “aid for trade”? Is “aid for trade” in the chosen country good for the economic growth? How does “aid for trade” affect the chosen country’s exports and imports? Why are “aid for trade” good or bad for the chosen economy?
  10. It is an International Trade Economic class. So make sure you do not only argue the relationship between variables. Make sure to argue why and how these variables are related.
  11. Make sure you address the research questions thoroughly and in detail. The case study should also be explained thoroughly.
  12. Make sure you follow each of the instructions. Also, it is a term research paper, so it has to be in detailed. Do not introduce something briefly without explanation. If there are extra instructions, I will send message to you.

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Final Analysis Paper

Final Analysis Paper

Using the student’s place of employment, or an organization with which the student is familiar, students will prepare an organization analysis paper organized according to Dr. Andreadis’ model of a learning organization and incorporating knowledge gained throughout the course. The paper will follow APA style and these guidelines:

1. Start with an introduction to the organization and its mission, products, service and customers. Note: this paper is about the whole organization, not a division or department.

2. Clearly use the nine questions for headings in your paper. Do not change or combine the questions.

3. The main body of the paper will address the nine questions posed by Andreadis at the end of the article. Thoughtful reflection and analysis is required, incorporating all course content to support your opinions as appropriate. Obviously, a simple yes or no response to any question is unacceptable. Similarly, comments such as “I don’t typically have access to the information to answer this question” or simply, “I don’t know” are not acceptable. Your job is to understand the organization, viewed through the lens of major course concepts, at a level needed to complete the assignment.

4. Finish with recommendations for improving the organization’s effectiveness and learning capacity based on relevant course content and your own professional experience.

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Confidentiality

Using the survey that you developed in Unit III, choose 10 people in your organization to respond to the survey. If you do not have personnel in your organization to respond or you do not get a favorable response, then you may create fictitious people to conduct the survey. Before disseminating the surveys, please pre-code the data.

Perform the following:

1. Create a data file using an Excel worksheet.

2. Compute descriptive statistics for the variable(s), and explain the measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion that are most appropriate for your study. Refer to the procedure for computing description statistics.

3. Create a pie chart with percentages.

4. Compute a frequency table and histogram for each variable.

5. Decide which measures of central tendency, spread, and graphical display would be most appropriate for the study. Write a one-to two-page paper explaining how the data will be analyzed. This section should begin with a brief introduction to the section and a description of the problem. You must also explain how the data will be coded and edited. Provide justification for the descriptive statistics that will be employed in the study. You will only need to submit the paper for this assignment. Please do not include data, results, or graphical displays.

Statement on confidentiality- This is the survey in Unit III

The customers are not supposed to give their personal identification details in the questionnaire forms provided. The only requirement is feeling their response. The questionnaire have two parts whereby part 1 is open ended question. Customers are supposed to give their response that is not more than fifty words per question. On part 2, customers are supposed to respond on either “Yes” or “No”.

Part 1: Open ended question

1. What good will be provided?

2. What services would be offered in the market?

Part 2: Answering “Yes” or “No” on the following questions

3. Do you understand customer behavior and culture in the region?

4. Do you know the target of the goods and services provided?

5. Do you understand the competitor?

6. Do you know the competitor are the buyers in market have a great market share?

7. Do you understand product and services that competitors offers?

8. Do you know the relationship of products and services with that of competitors?

9. Do you have knowledge on market entry?

10. Do you have information regarding the similar product as stated in Part 1 in the market?

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Anxiety and Phobias

Locate a movie or television show (old or current) that portrays a character with an anxiety disorder (for a list of examples, please see the attached Movie/TV List under the assignment tab). You are not limited to this list, but are welcome to use the shows listed.

In an essay of 500-750 words address the following:

What were some of the irrational beliefs and attitudes that the characters displayed?

In what way did these beliefs/attitudes manifest in the character’s behavior?

How does stress tie into anxiety? What are some ways to modify the stress and reduce anxiety?

What form(s) of therapy can assist the character?

Use one to two scholarly journal articles to support your ideas.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

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Sleep and Mental Health Sucess

Write a 5 page paper about how sleep is an integral part of mental health success. Be sure to include the stages of sleep, what happens when we get too little sleep, and how to improve sleep habits. Use 25% or less of cited information.

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Leadership and change management

Research and describe a current topic in public enterprise management and public sector business relations.

The report is in two parts: the first part describes the researched topic and the second part describes how the topic impacts the student’s place of work.

(I am working at a language institute)

Paper format shall be:10 pages of text; Typed, Double-spaced; Margin Size, 1.25 or less; Font Size: 12; Font Type: Times New Roman; Title Page, Reference page and citations completed in accordance with APA style;

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biographical essay about a music composer

Write a biographical essay of 600-800 words about one of the following composers: Jan Sweelinck,Dieterich Buxtehude, Alessandro Scarlatti, Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni, Georg Philipp Telemann, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista Sammartini , Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Carl Friedrich Abel, Christoph Willibald Gluck.

After the biographical information of your chosen composer, discuss whether you think the composer was an innovator (developed new ideas, i.e. formal, melodic or harmonic elements etc.) or a cultivator of existing constructs and styles.

Search online for free streaming recordings of your chosen composer and include at least one link to a piece by your chosen composer. Include important contributions to the standard literature.

In writing your essays follow these “General APA Guidelines”: General APA Guidelines Your essay should be typed, double-spaced on standard- sized paper (8.5 X 11 inches) with margins of 1 inch on all sides. The essay text should contain an introductory paragraph, several body paragraphs, and a concluding paragraph. Use plain 12-point type. A full page of typed, double- spaced text contains approximately 300 words. List of References: Create your list of references on its own page after the last page of your text. Center the title References one inch from the top of the page. Double space. Alphabetize the list of references by the last name of the authors. If the work has no author or editor, alphabetize the work by the first word of the title (excluding A, An, or The). Include all reference materials including on-line links.

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research paper

Practices of E-learning in colleges of technology – A Comparison between Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom

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Module 6. topic 2 Vision, Leadership and Learning (RESPONDS)

Please write 3-4 paragraphs to answer and write responds on this topic from the references:

Requirements:

M6T2. With this article “The Factory as a Learning Laboratory” we again see the importance of systems thinking and the high value placed on total integration of the enterprise. Recall from your reading that Daniels provides in chapter 9 of “The Measure of a leader, four characteristic of follower behaviors, each with three measures. Find an example of each of Daniels’ four follower behaviors exhibited in “The Factory as a Learning Laboratory” and briefly describe the example, including your reasoning for identifying the example as one of Daniels four types of follower behavior. Use specific page references and quotes.

Instructor requirements about responds:

Your response to each topic question should be substantive, providing a perspective based on your reading, knowledge, and experience. Make sure to reference the readings as appropriate with specific page numbers and quotes for full credit

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