Essays Tagged: "salient"

The Red Badge of Courage, The great Gatsby by Scott Fitzergerald

THE GREAT GATSBYThe Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald embodies maythemes, however the most salient one relates to thecorruption of the American Dream. The American Dream isthat each person no ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Love is Not All: It is Not Meat Nor Drink," a sonnet by Edna St. Vincent Millay - Explicated

s one through six and lines seven and eight. It is lines seven and eight that are probably the most salient lines in the poem. The lines state:Yet many a man is making friends with deathEven as I spea ...

(3 pages) 170 0 2.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

How a voter's social class affects their choice of political party.

ntury, and into the twenty-first century.That these cleavages brought about by class continue to be salient to today's voting habits is mentioned by Aitken:The most important cleavages in Australian s ...

(8 pages) 115 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates

f the popular vote did not match the decision of the Electoral College. Moreover, the irony of this salient incident is that although, after the fact, America was abuzz with the results, the fact of t ...

(7 pages) 148 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Cultural Issues in Internationa Business

In this paper, we will examine the concepts of culture and some salient cultural dimensions. We will then explain why it is important to understand cultural differe ... and these differences and be aware of their implications for effective performance abroad. The most salient dimensions of culture that can affect the conduct of business overseas were identified and d ...

(4 pages) 517 2 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How should the UN be reformed to promote international peace and stability in the 21st century?

ements. Despite this there are numerous critics of the organization who have asserted that the UN's salient purpose of maintaining of international peace and security is gradually being lessened. Acco ...

(10 pages) 121 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Motifs of "The Awakening" by Katherine O'Flaherty Chopin

A motif is a "usually recurring salient thematic element." In other words, a motif is a dominant idea or central theme. One of the m ...

(1 pages) 23 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Employee Training

are utilizing to train individual employees. While the advice provided by Walsh appears to be quite salient within the context of developing training programs for employees, one cannot help but wonder ... loyees. Thus, while training is important, it must be the right training in order for it to produce salient, meaningful results.With the realization that training programs are only effective if what i ...

(4 pages) 480 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

The Native Family Versus the Dominant Culture in "American Horse" by Louise Erdrich

s come to be called "multicultural" literature has focused critical attention on defining its most salient characteristic: authoring a text which appeals to at least two different cultural codes. (W ...

(8 pages) 64 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The philosophy of social research.

cial sciences has a long history bearing some resemblance. Philosophical issues perhaps become more salient in periods of intellectual crisis; this is not to say that philosophical matters are relevan ...

(3 pages) 229 0 2.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Melana Marchetta's "Looking for Alibrandi", "The Conciliation" and "The National Picture" from the stimulus book.

an be embraced or feared, but the consequences of change must inevitably be dealt with. This is the salient factor of change that is responsible for shifts in perspective, as it facilitates greater kn ... the use of vivid imagery and figurative language. Most prominently though, it can be seen that the salient factor of change responsible for these shifts in perspective are those characteristics of ch ...

(9 pages) 46 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Empowerment benefits all organizations"

focusing on the case studies on failures and success stories.Empowerment has become one of the most salient concepts in modern management theory and practice. Houtzagers, G. (1999) acknowledges that " ...

(19 pages) 203 0 4.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Plato And The Cave

The Allegory of the Cave In Plato's The Republic, one of his most salient criticisms of the Homeric world was that the complete lack of the distinction between truth ... d in a way such that the meaning, the idea came first, speech was justified.Summary One of the most salient distinctions between the pure orality of the Homeric world and the increasing visuality of t ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers