Essays Tagged: "ing"

Long Swings in the Exchange Rate and the Excess Returns Puzzle

turns to be a function of the distance from the bench-mark (PPP). The uncertainty of a switch occurring in a regime (the Peso Problem) is an interest-ing form within which to embed the imperfect infor ... fect information. It is a format that seems ready to ex-pand into many other areas of economic modeling in which expectations are at the core of the model's dynamics.Of course, the choice of the bench ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Teacher's notes on Past Tenses for those who learn English as a foreing language.

ense.Progressive (continuous) forms all contain present participles:1.Present Progressive: I am working now.2.Past Progressive: I was working yesterday.3.Future Progressive: I will be working all day ... ture Progressive: I will be working all day tomorrow.4.Present Perfect Progressive: I have been working this morning.5.Past Perfect Progressive: I had been working before he came in.6.Future Perfect P ...

(3 pages) 77 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar

Detailed notes on Gerunds.

GERUNDSMany people say that gerunds are ing verbs used as nouns. While that may be offensive to some, in fact, the statement is quite true: ... may be offensive to some, in fact, the statement is quite true: They are verbs; they always end in ing; but they are used as a noun. Because they are nouns, they can be subjects, direct objects, indi ... ubjects, direct objects, indirect objects, objects of the preposition, or predicate nominatives:Cooking is fun. (subject)I enjoy cooking. (direct object)The audience gave Emeril's cooking enthusiastic ...

(2 pages) 46 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar

Analysis of Shakespeare's sonnet 126

be by most considerations split into two parts. In thefirst part, sonnets 1-126, the speaker is talking to a young boy. The second part, sonnets127-152, the speaker is addressing a dark lady. For the ... uldlike to look at the last sonnet of the first part, sonnet 126. In this sonnet, the speaker isissuing a warning to "my lovely boy," of the inevitability of time over nature.The sonnet begins, "O tho ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Scanty Security

It's 3:30pm on a Tuesday afternoon, and an urgent phone call is received by the bank manager advising him that the network is 'acting-up' again. Frozen systems, blue screens, and data losses are occ ... ees sit at their cubicles dumbfounded, as they no longer have control over their computers. An incoming fax is received, and the sender is anonymous; "Your network is a f__ing mess." The message goes ...

(7 pages) 91 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Why is Racism Against Caucasians Acceptable? By David Woolf

When someone says the word racism what is the first thing that comes to mind? Images of slavery, segregation, and The Ku Klux Klan ring all to true. The H ... name was "White Boy". Even now at least 10 times a day, I hear, "Hey, shut up white boy" or "Move gringo" and if they find out I'm Jewish, its a barrage of "Why did you have to kill Jesus" or "Why do ... u have to kill Jesus" or "Why do you still complain about Holocaust" or sometimes it's simply an "F-ing Jew" kind of day. There is a double standard however, were I to use racial slurs I would be the ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Effects of World War II on American Society by: Tan Ly

e Great Depression deepened and millions of Americans were forced out of their homes and jobs, equaling little money to support their families. Despite the numerous government agencies created by Pres ... sident Roosevelt, which produced thousands of jobs, many Americans felt hopeless. The rich were getting richer, and the opportunities and prospects of America's poor became grimmer. American morale wa ...

(3 pages) 18479 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ending Re-Write for "On the Sidewalk Bleeding" by Evan Hunter. Written from Laura (Andy's girlfriend's) point of view.

April 19, 1962 - 11:59 pm What a f#$&ing week! I can't believe Andy is really gone, I mean, I knew all along with him being part of a gan ... oner, before it was too late. It could have happened to any of them, it's not as if they were targeting Andy, it was because he was a Royal that he was attacked... isn't it? Andy's never done anything ... d about my brother and the problems that would arouse with his girlfriend, while my boyfriend was lying in an alley, bleeding to death, fighting for life. Some girlfriend I was.What the h^$% is this w ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Snow Falling On Cedars by David Gutterson

Ismael Chambers: An honest and hard-working man, Ismael brought forth evidence in the murder trial of Carl Heine that proved Kabuo Miyamoto ... in the murder trial of Carl Heine that proved Kabuo Miyamoto to be innocent. The loss of his arm during the war did not prevent him from continuing the publication of his father's newspaper, The San P ... fell in love with Hatsue Imada and was heart broken when he found out all Japanese families were being transported to the internment camps. After receiving a letter from Hatsue stating that she could ...

(9 pages) 67 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How does Aeneas present himself and his people in Book 2 of the Aeneid?

view. Since Aeneas is the narrator, the characterisation of him and his men is particularly interesting because it demonstrates the way in which Virgil intended his future founder of the Roman race to ... t Virgil is able to emphasise the bravery of the Trojans in contrast with the merciless Greeks, showing that although the ancestors of the Romans lost the war, they remained wholly courageous in spite ...

(12 pages) 51 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Prisoners of War - Chapter 31

continued to choke as my throat burned. A couple of them chuckled to themselves, and a big guy walking past pointed at me and laughed but I paid him no mind."What?""You heard me." Said O'Conner. "If ... , you gotta kill him."I took another long drag on the cigarette as the nausea subsided, almost reaching into my pocket for more heroin before remembering that I had none. "But why?""You know why, I to ...

(17 pages) 25 0 3.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Semantics and Discourse analysis

s that are able to stand on its own in a language. This is usually a stem or root word. So, the meaning of the word allows us to identify the number of morphemes in a word.Examples of free morphemes a ... 'ly', in 'quickly'. All inflectional and derivational morphemes are bound morphemes.Eg: (a) 'in-distinguish-able' (b) explain-ingb) Inflectional morphemes and derivational morphemesInflectional morphe ...

(7 pages) 64 0 4.2 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Transformation from a Romantic to a Realist

ues most and with this occurrence a romantic will evolve into a realist. In Poet's Society, Mr. Keating an English teacher transforms from a romantic to a realist as a result of a student's . Montag, ... a realist as a result of a student's . Montag, a character from Fahrenheit 451, as a result of the ing of his former city, goes from a romantic to a realist. The character that had the largest growth ...

(8 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Speech critique on Ida Wells-Barnett's speech, "Lynch Laws in America". Includes brief biography on Wells-Barnett, summary and analysis of speech.

Ida Wells-Barnett and Lynch Laws.Ida Wells-Barnett was born in 1862 in Holly Springs, Mississippi to slave par-ents and in her sixty-nine years of life, accomplished a great many t ... er sixty-nine years of life, accomplished a great many things.Remembered as the legendary anti-lynching crusader and militant journalist, she became a teacher at the young age of fourteen to support h ... sader and militant journalist, she became a teacher at the young age of fourteen to support her siblings after the loss of their parents to the yellow fever epidemic. With the termination of her em-pl ...

(6 pages) 46 0 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

"Man to Send Rain Clouds": A Compormise in Cultural Identity - exhibits how the loss of culture can happen in society.

ilko explains that her people "were well informed about [culture]," and that "old traditions were dying out" (Silko, "Language" 772). The local Catholic Church's minister, Father Paul, attempts to inc ... 772). The local Catholic Church's minister, Father Paul, attempts to incorporate the Church's teaching into the Laguna's way of life. He shows great concern for Leon and his family "miss[ing] [Mass] ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Military Customs and Courtesies

e civilian world and the military world besides the evident like uniforms, stricter standards of living, and traveling. However, to the trained eye one huge difference stands out. That difference is m ... Regulation, which is a manual on how to show proper respect and etiquette. The manual covers such things as personal salutes and honors, courtesy visits within the Army, and even Inter Service and Mil ...

(4 pages) 228 1 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Depths of Hurt in "Home Burial"

ch pair; a pure example would be the second line of this poem, "BeFORE/ she SAW/ him, SHE/ was STAR/ing DOWN". However, there are few lines in Frost's poem which are metrically this pure, for the simp ... cally this pure, for the simple reason that people really don't talk like that, and Frost is attempting to give the impression of speech within the constraints of poetry.The meter is important in this ...

(4 pages) 40 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

'Intrinsic Motivation: How to create an intrinsically motivating environment and stimulate creativity and innovation within employees of technology sectors.'

y highlight the importance of intrinsic motivation, which refers to the motivation to work on something because it is interesting, involving, exciting, satisfying, or personally challenging (Amabile, ... dictates from superiors, or the promise of rewards (Amabile, 1997). We aim to develop an understand-ing of why this is and how it can be applied to modern organizations. We will use previ-ously establ ...

(27 pages) 490 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" Ch 27-36 Moor House Setting Analysis (Essay)

als her thoughts about the fair treatment of everybody in Victorian society through the passage setting as well as the feelings, thoughts, and actions of the characters.In this passage of the book, Ja ... rs.In this passage of the book, Jane's tone and characterization are both able to be described as being very accepting. This is shown by her getting to know the "inmates of Moor House" along with "lik ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Disc Jockeying

A Disc Jockey, also called as a DJ is the person who unites the art of mixing music while producing a new song of concurrently playing pre recorded tunes. No matter if it is ... oducing a new song of concurrently playing pre recorded tunes. No matter if it is Turntablism or Mixing, the concept is to engage your creativeness and talent to captivate the people on the dance floo ... gage your creativeness and talent to captivate the people on the dance floor.The Dj creates music using techniques such as mixing, cueing, beatmatching as well as scratching, beat juggling and cutting ...

(4 pages) 19 3 4.4 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies