"Joyas Voladoras" Essays and Research Papers

  • Joyas Voladoras

    Book Review: “Raising My Voice” by Malalai Joya The book I studied is “Raising my voice” by Malalai Joya. This is the extraordinary story of the award winning Afghan woman who dares to speak out. She was born in Western Afghanistan. Three days after she was born, a soviet-backed coup changed her life forever. Within a year, Afghanistan was an occupied country, and she says “since then war is all we Afghans have known.” (p.7, 2009) Her childhood was spent in refugee camps in Iran and Pakistan...

    Afghanistan, Hazara people, History of Afghanistan 2254  Words | 6  Pages

  • Joyas Voladoras

    Consider the hummingbird for a long moment. A hummingbird’s heart beats ten times a second. A hummingbird’s heart is the size of a pencil eraser. A hummingbird’s heart is a lot of the hummingbird. Joyas volardores, flying jewels, the first white explorers in the Americas called them, and the white men had never seen such creatures, for hummingbirds came into the world only in the Americas, nowhere else in the universe, more than three hundred species of them whirring and zooming and nectaring in...

    Bacteria, Blue whale, Fin whale 1035  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Heart of “Joyas Voladoras”

    Bethany Davis First Year Writing September 27, 2012 The Heart of “Joyas Voladoras” “In our time together, you claimed a special place in my heart, one I’ll carry with me forever and that no one could ever replace.”-Nicholas Sparks (Dear John). The heart is a very abstruse thing. Scientifically, know the differences between a human’s heart and a dog’s heart. They know how many hearts a worm has and how a bacterium has none. Doctors know how to perform surgery on...

    Blue whale, Human, Humpback whale 1295  Words | 4  Pages

  • Joyas Voladoras

    Sept 2010 “A hummingbird’s heart is as small as a pencil eraser, a whale’s heart is as big as a room, and a human’s heart is somewhere in between the two.” Brain Doyle introduces various aspects of hearts to the reader in his essay “Joyas Voladoras.” Doyle himself writes, “A hummingbird’s heart beats ten times a second. They can dive at sixty miles an hour’’(273). Doyle describes the physical aspect of a hummingbird’s heart. The uniqueness of a hummingbird's heart limits its life span roughly...

    Heart, Heart chamber, Human heart 561  Words | 2  Pages

  • Brian Doyle 'Joyas Volardores' analysis

     Brian Doyle’s work, Joyas Voladoras, is about humming birds, a whale, worms, and a cat dragging itself into the forest to die. He uses a lot of metaphors and anthropomorphism in his style to grab your attention. By describing the life we live and how we love, Doyle compares and contrasts differences and similarities between the Hummingbird, Tortoise, Blue whale, small insects and humans. He talks about love and emotion, insecurities and loneliness, and childhood memories. Doyle emphasizes that...

    Bird, Bird feeder, Blue whale 1021  Words | 4  Pages

  • Precis Writing

    org/publications/upload/49-7-Solomon-Katz-In-Focus.pdf Mark Coleman, “Review of Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why we Bought It” http://www.aaanet.org/publications/upload/49-7-Solomon-Katz-In-Focus.pdf Brian Doyle, “Joyas Voladoras” (Flying Jewels) http://nowimjustashotinthedark.blogspot.com/2008/02/joyas-voladoras-by-brian-doyle.html Richard Feynman, “The Value of Science” http://alexpetrov.com/memes/sci/value.html Religion Laurie Goodstein, “More Religion, but Not the Old-Time Kind” http://www...

    2007–2008 world food price crisis, Cosmopolitanism, Frederick Douglass 832  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Art of the Conclusion

    feel solidifies their argument; every approach makes different demands of a reader because of the moves the writer chooses to make. The essays “How to Tame a Wild Tongue” by Gloria Anzaldua, “Translating Translation” by Alberto Alvaro Rios, and “Joyas Voladoras” by Brian Doyle contain conclusions that vary greatly in terms of content and structure, but also have resemblances. Anzaldua’s essay, “How to Tame a Wild Tongue,” has a conclusion that is short, simple, and to the point; she wraps everything...

    Conclusion, Essay, Essays 1160  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary of Brian Doyle’s “Joyas Volardoras”

    Summary of Brian Doyle’s “Joyas Volardoras” Brian Doyle focuses on how a heart is mesmerizing in various ways in his essayJoyas Volardoras.” However, he also shows that a heart is vulnerable to the simplest things in everyday life. He expresses both of these points by having a different outlook on the hearts of hummingbirds, whales, and humans. Doyle informs us that a hummingbird’s heart is small in size but it is full of strength. Their heart allows them to fly hundreds of miles nonstop...

    Emotion, Feeling, Heart 540  Words | 2  Pages

  • Hummingbirds

    explains why this helps the hummingbird has the ability to fly deliberately backwards or vertically, and to maintain position while drinking from flower blossoms. "They can fly more than five hundred miles without pausing to rest." Doyle, Brian. "Joyas Voladoras." The Best American Essay. ED Susan Orlean. Boston: Houghton Miflin 2005. 161-180. The air passing over the top of the wing must travel further than the air going under the wing. As the hummingbird moves forward, the velocity of the fluid increases...

    Bee Hummingbird, Bernoulli's principle, Bird 784  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reader Response 3

    Thuy Tran Ms. Frey Writing 115 – Reader response 3 October 5, 2009 Joyas Voladoras When I read the title of the reading, I am very curious about “Joyas Voladoras”. I try to figure out what the author talks about. Does this essay tell about the name of something? And I decide to read more to get main point. The essay “Joyas Voladoras” is written by Brian Doyle. He is using the picture of hummingbird as a way to talk about other things, especially is humans including emotions and life itself. I think...

    Artery, Blood, Emotion 495  Words | 2  Pages

  • Ways We Are Connected To Each Other

    be well connected to other threads. If we share our threads to perception of others, we would have a very strong web of life. Our life, that needs social perceptions for nourishment, connects us as humans. Works Cited Doyle, Brian."Joyas Voladoras. “Joyas Voladoras.” Ways of Reading: An Anthology for Writers. Bartholomae, David, and Petrosky, Anthony. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011. 274-275. Print Butler, Judith. “Beside Oneself: On The Limits of Sexual Autonomy.” Ways of Reading: An Anthology...

    Facebook, Internet, MySpace 1426  Words | 5  Pages

  • Coke Case

     Ethics Case Study: Coca-Cola Business Law April 21, 2013 In the case of Coca-Cola vs. Joya Williams for conspiring to steal trade secrets and then sell them to a competitor, Joya Williams showed that she was very unethical and lacked judgment in how she handled herself. The fact that she was in deep debt and was unhappy with her job should not have meant that she needed to steal from her employer so that she could get ahead. Many people are in the same boat that she...

    Coca-Cola, Ethics, Jury 881  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hibi

    writing class as part of my English major. In this class we read a number of essays and short-stories in a collection that promotes up and coming writers. In any case, as I was flipping through this book, I ran across a very short essay called “Joyas Voladoras” by Brian Doyle. While only slightly over two pages, this essay perfectly captures the reality of the human heart and the pain of love. The last paragraph is one of the most beautiful–and heart-wrenching–paragraphs that I’ve read in all of literature...

    Creative writing, Eraser, Heart 594  Words | 2  Pages

  • Husky: Pea Soup and Warm Summer Night

    Hannah Hafsos Block 7 Imitation Story of “Joyas Voladoras” 38°. Not exactly what I would call a warm summer night. Weather here was so unpredictable that you never knew if it was going to be warm or cold, rain or shine. I come home from play practice at 4:30, thinking to myself, Wow. It got dark so late today. There are times when I enjoyed the cold, dark and dreary days outside. I could snuggle up by the fire with hot tea and enjoy the warmth. There were also times when I wish we lived...

    A Good Day, Pea soup, Snow 1336  Words | 3  Pages

  • jkvjh

     Taylor Ruettgers- contract Doyle and Haidt. Brian Doyle’s short essay “Joyas Voladoras” is written in an entirely different writing style compared to Haidt’s book “The Happiness Hypothesis.” Doyle’s writing was very nature oriented. He considers the reality of the human heart and the pain of love in his writing. Brain’s writing could easily change what people think about the world, people or life itself. When people read his essay, it could make people stop and think about the reality of life...

    Essay, Heart, Mind 492  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mother Tongue

    "Even though Tom was foolish, Mary thought he was ridiculous:' Well, according to my mother, there were very few limitations as to what Tom could have been and what Mary might have thought of him. So I never did well on tests like that”. (37) Joyas voladoras This is a complicated piece of prose. This essay talks about the human heart and the pain of love. Parts of this essay are scientific. For example, “Mammals and birds have hearts with four chambers. Reptiles and turtles have hearts with three...

    Amy Tan, Blue whale, Chambers of parliament 570  Words | 2  Pages

  • Civil Disobedience and Other Essays Response Questions

    enable students to be a part in the activities outside of school. We need to get back our motivation. We need to find what makes us chant. Katie Morissette AP Language and Composition Section one; Part B Joyas Voladoras by Brian Doyle Responds Question The piece Joyas Voladoras was written about animals and their hearts. Even though he talked about the physical features of the heart, beats per second and heart chambers, his goal was the reach out to the meaning of the heart. This quote...

    Abraham Lincoln, Civil disobedience, Federal government of the United States 5191  Words | 13  Pages

  • FIRST PART

    the researcher mentioned above and submitted by Aldynn John M.Orencia has been approved and accepted on___________ by Research Oral Panel Committee, with grade of _____. Mrs. Gay Borgonia Mrs. Cherry A. Joya English Teacher Adviser Approved by Sr. Cicily Jacob, USS School Principal...

    Bless you, Child Jesus, Children 1215  Words | 9  Pages

  • Synthesis Essay

    the perspective of life differs dramatically between the large and the small. The things we see in nature every day, sometimes it makes me think we live in a strange world. The similarities between “Joyas Volardores” and “A Matter of Scale” are that they both go in depth with nature. In “Joyas Volardores,” Doyle talks about the heart of a hummingbird and a blue whale. They both differ in size and weight but they both have the same amount of heartbeats in a lifetime. Either you can live fast(a...

    A Lifetime, Ant, Difference 440  Words | 2  Pages

  • Assignment on Local Advertising of Bangladesh

    is Sandalina Sandal Soap. The commercial of this soap has some royal types of set up as animating the users of this soap are someone having aristocratic background. The makers of the ad perfectly portrayed the aristocracy through the famous actress Joya Ahasan. Their tag line is also “iƒcPP©vq AvwfRvZ¨”The drama based scene, perfect amount of aristocracy, royal sets, props, background music everything is portrayed very well in the 55 second of ad and the soap also has print media advertisements. ...

    Advertising, Air conditioner, Brand 810  Words | 3  Pages

  • Production of Cassava Tubers (Manihot Escidenta) Using an Enhanced Method of Planting

    to Level of Preference V SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS Conclusion 72 Recommendations 74 LITERATURE CITED APPENDICES 77 PLATES 101 Literature Cited Ceren de, Joya. The oldest direct evidence of cassava cultivation, South Africa. Elsharkawy, Dr. Mabrouke. CIAT Wanderings in South America Lery’s, Jean. Voyage to the land of Brazil Tacio Henrylito D. Deterioration of Cassava. America Waterton, Charles...

    Agriculture, Cassava, Digos City 765  Words | 5  Pages

  • 0960 Description Packet Summer 2011

    could only picture and taste destroyed pieces of chicken and asparagus floating among slug-like chunks of potatoes and bile. Joyas Voladeres by: Brian Doyle 1 Consider the hummingbird for a long moment. A hummingbird's heart beats ten times a second. A hummingbird's heart is the size of a pencil eraser. A hummingbird's heart is a lot of the hummingbird. Joyas voladoras, flying jewels, the first white explorers in the Americas called them, and the white men had never seen such creatures, for hummingbirds...

    Heart, Odor, Olfaction 3227  Words | 15  Pages

  • Reaction and Analysis on Film and Stage Version of "Rent"

    COMMENTARY BACKGROUND Jose T. Joya, an Abstractionist, was posthumously proclaimed a National Artist by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on May 26, 2003. Joya, named as a National Artist for Visual Arts, was cited because “his art constitutes an important landmark in the development of Philippine modern art. His legacy is a large body of work of consistent excellence which has won the admiration of artists both in the local and the international scene”. Jose Tanig Joya was born in Manila on June...

    Art, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, History of painting 5050  Words | 14  Pages

  • Practicum Report

    ii. Acknowledgement I would like to thank all the people who helped me on accomplishing my practicum. To my mother Phey Concepcion, To my father Joel Concepcion for always helping me every time I need them. To the HII management of Joya Lofts & Tower Extended Leasing Services for accepting me as an ojt at their establishment. For entrusting us the service of their condotel. To the staff of the sales department, specially to our General Manager Miss, Monica Punzalan for treating...

    12-hour clock, Makati City 3402  Words | 20  Pages

  • Rhetorical Analysis of "How to Tame a Wild Tongue"

    C4C Aaron Joya English 111 Maj Black 6 February 2015 Word Count: 401 Rhetorical Analysis of “How to Tame a Wild Tongue” Being proud of one’s culture and language is often times lost when immigrating to a new country. Although criticized and attacked for her culture, Gloria Anzaldua describes in “How to Tame a Wild Tongue” that she refuses to let others force her to reject her culture for the sake of belonging and informs Americans and Latinos attempting to suppress Chicano culture specifically...

    Chicano, Rhetoric, Spanish language 468  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Massacre in El Mozote as Told by Mark Danner

    sympathetic to the guerillas cause. As the author notes, the geopolitical stakes in Central America and ensuing debate in congress did not leave the White House many options albeit cable reports and first witness accounts of the massacre in El Mozote and La Joya. According to Howard Lane, the Public Affairs Officer in the Embassy, the American Embassy was well informed as to who was orchestrating the killings especially after the murder of Archbishop Oscar Romero as he said Mass (pg 28). The first reports...

    Cold War, El Salvador, Federal government of the United States 1359  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pupusas

    ) Body: 1. A Pupusa is a very popular traditional Salvadoran dish. A. Pupusas are from El Salvador, and were first eaten by the Natives there almost three thousand years ago. 1. Cooking implements for their preparation have found in Joya De Crem and other archeological sites. 2. They originated from the Pipil tribes who lived in the area that came to be El Salvador (Multi Cultural Cooking Network). B. It wasn’t until about the 1960’s that Pupusas began to pop up in stands...

    El Salvador, Latin American cuisine, Masa 1005  Words | 3  Pages

  • Literature Circle Role

    vengeance will have its day. Book Report The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Gabiola, Angelika Faith Kitane, Angelyn Canunayon, Rachelle Ferrer, Mary joy Yerro, Angelica Mondarte, Elcee Vera, Prince Larry Belandres, John Mark De Joya, Marione John Ms. Toda (Teacher)...

    Characters in Hamlet, Derek Jacobi, Gertrude 1448  Words | 5  Pages

  • practicum report

    2011 ii. Acknowledgement I would like to thank all the people who helped me on accomplishing my practicum. To my mother Phey Concepcion, To my father Joel Concepcion for always helping me every time I need them. To the HII management of Joya Lofts & Tower Extended Leasing Servicesfor accepting me as an ojt at their establishment. For entrusting us the service of their condotel. To the staff of the sales department, specially to our General Manager Miss, Monica Punzalan for treating...

    Cavite, Hospitality, Hospitality industry 1457  Words | 5  Pages

  • Allusion Catcher in the Rye

    de los Condes y reunidos junto a la lumbre, sólo Beatriz y Alonso permanecían ajenos a la conversación general, hasta que el joven rompió el largo silencio comunicándole a su prima que pronto se separarían y que antes de ello le quería regalar una joya. Beatriz le contestó que aceptar un regalo suyo podía comprometer su voluntad, y entonces Alonso le contó que era el día de todos los santos y que por lo tanto, un día de celebración para todos. Ella, sin decir nada, aceptó el regalo y él le pidió...

    812  Words | 3  Pages

  • Burqa Should Be Banned

    the burqa subjugates Muslim women and is a way in which Muslim men can enforce their will and demeans women. The Koran makes no mention of the wearing of the burqa or any similar form of apparel except that they should wear modest clothing. Malalai Joya, an Afghan Member of Parliament and a devout Muslim admitted that “It’s not only oppresive, but it’s more difficult than you might think. You have no peripheral vision. And it’s hot and suffocating under there.” What women in her right mind would wish...

    Burqa, Causality, Clothing 577  Words | 2  Pages

  • Family Buddhist Altar

    the deities that we will live safety through the coming year. When we get to our house, my grandmother and mother cook Japanese noodle “Soba”. “Soba” eaten on the day is old custom in Japan. There are some customs in the holidays. One of custom is “Joya no kane(New Year’s Eve Bell)”. It rings one hundred eight times in each temples beginning a little before midnight on the day. It is said that human have one hundred eight worldly desires in our hearts and the bell can remove them. I think it is Buddhism...

    Christmas, Eating, Family 502  Words | 2  Pages

  • Pilipinong Pintor

    na lokal at internasyonal na parangal at napili bilang artist-in-residence sa Japan, Israel, Chile, Portugal, Estonia at Switzerland. . Jose Joya Si Jose Tanig Joya (1931-1995) ay isa sa mga Pilipinong pintor na naunang gumawa ng abstrak na mga dibuho. Noong 2003, siya ay itinuring na isa sa mga Pambansang Alagad ng Sining. Nagtapos si Joya sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas noong 1953, na may kursong fine arts, at natamo ang pagkilala bilang kauna-unahang magna cum laude ng unibersidad. Noong...

    2584  Words | 9  Pages

  • Ethnic Conflict in Karachi- from Past to Present -1

    mainstreamweekly.net/article1890.html, last viewed 22/08/2011 2. Lucy Chester, The 1947 partition, drawing the Indo-Pakistani Boundary, http://www.unc.edu/depts/diplomat/archives_roll/2002_01-03/chester_partition/chester_partition.htm, last viewed 22/08/2011 3. Joya Chatterji, The spoils of Partition: Bengal and India, 1947-1967(Cambridge University Press, 2007) 4. India’s Struggle for Freedom: Role of associated movements, http://www.congress.org.in/new/india-struggle-for-freedom.php, last viewed 22/08/2011 ...

    British Raj, Human migration, Karachi 1843  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pierre Lescot (Arquitecto)

    del mercado. La Fuente de los Inocentes fue la obra maestra del escultor Jean Goujon (ninfas) en conjunto con Lescot. HOTEL CARNAVALET El Hotel Carnavalet fue construido en 1544 bajo el diseño original de Pierre Lescot. El hotel es considerado "una joya del Renacimiento" y fue la casa de la escritora Madame de Sévigné. Está inspirado en el Château d'Écouen. Las habitaciones se encuentran sumamente decoradas y cuentan con varias obras de arte. Las estatuas estuvieron a cargo de Jean Goujon. A través...

    1031  Words | 5  Pages

  • arts

    the Patnubay ng Sining in 1969 and Diwa ng Lahi in 1976 from the City of Manila.  H.R. Ocampo posthumously received the Gawad CCP para sa Sining Award in 1979 and the Award of National Artist for Visual Arts in 1991.H.R. Ocampo joins Vicente Manansala, Jose Joya, Victorio Edades, and Botong Francisco in the list of artists featured in Ayala Museum’s Images of Nation exhibition series. The program gathers works by Filipino artists who were named National Artists in Visual Arts.  A gathering of works by this...

    Ayala Corporation, Bank of the Philippine Islands, Jaime Augusto Zobel 1759  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Most America’s Challenging Issue

    Cited Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. Dir. Kelly Asbury and Lorna Cook. DreamWorks, 2002. Yang, Liu. “Party” and “Ich”. 1997. Seeing & Writing 4. Donald McQuade and Christine McQuade. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2010. 60. Print. Brian, Doyle. “Joyas Volardores”. Seeing & Writing 4. Donald McQuade and Christine McQuade. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2010: 81-83. Print. Page, Clarence. "Are Blacks More Racist than Whites?" Chicago Tribune News. N.p., 10 July 2013. Web. 09 Oct. 2013. . ...

    African American, Black people, Native Americans in the United States 1673  Words | 5  Pages

  • Business Law 3210 Unit II Assessment

    Briefing Paper 2: Law Case with Answers Name School Author Note This paper was prepared for Business Law Course, BBA 3210-13N, taught by Professor Name Abstract Facts of the Case “United States vs. Joya Williams” Joya Williams, who was an executive assistant to one of Coca-Cola Company high-level employee, conspired with two others to steal and sell trade secret to PepsiCo or the highest bidder for $1.5 Million. The fraud was uncovered when one of the conspirators...

    Appeal, Appellate court, Arbitration 2484  Words | 19  Pages

  • Divergent Aftermaths of Unvaried State of Affairs!

    completely different outcomes than the one depicted in “The Road.”! ! Flynn exhibits a chain reaction of violence, caught up in a vicious cycle of infectious women. Camille’s mother, Adora, states explicitly that "You remind me of my mother, Joya. Cold and distant and so, so smug. My mother never loved me. … I won’t love you… you were punishing me for being born.” (Flynn, 148-9). Instead of giving her child what she herself never got, she turns on the children and creates a vicious cycle...

    Family, Mother 1506  Words | 6  Pages

  • Philippine Arts

    region in Spain.How he was struck by inspiration while travelling on a train andseeing all the beautiful sunflowers pass him by. Bright yellows dominate the canvass and establish the mood –pure joy, life, and energy. * 34. Other works of Jose Joya: 1948 – Barter of Panay 1954 – Christ Stripped of His Clothes 1958 – Granadean Arabesque, his landmark painting 1965 – Dimensions of Fear 1981 – Vista Beyond Vision 1985 – Torogan 1998 – Playground of the Mind * 35. Thank You ☺ * 36. Miniature...

    Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people, History of painting 2444  Words | 7  Pages

  • Zamboanga City

    shut down Aviation authorities suspended all commercial flights to Zamboanga International Airport and ferry services to the Port of Zamboanga as government troops secured points of entry to prevent the entry of more followers of Misuari. Rodante Joya, chief financial officer of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), said commercial flights to Zamboanga would remain suspended “until further notice.” Salazar said the city grandstand had been converted into an emergency center for...

    Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Basilan, Mindanao 2168  Words | 6  Pages

  • Painting and its mediums

    exhibited at the National Museum of the Philippines after the state pension fund transferred management of its collection to the National Museum in March 2012. Jose Joya  Jose Joya was a pioneer modern and abstract artist who was active as a painter, printmaker, mixed-media artist and ceramicist. It has been said that it was Joya who "spearheaded the birth, growth and flowering of absract expressionism" in the Philippines. His mature abstract works have been said to be "characterized by calligraphic...

    Fresco, History of painting, Michelangelo 4617  Words | 13  Pages

  • An Overview: What Uncle Sam Really Wants

    were made, "to watch soldiers torture dissidents --tearing out their fingernails, cutting off their heads, chopping their bodies to pieces and playing with the dismembered arms for fun." Well at least we try our best to cover it up; César Vielman Joya Martínez was an admitted member of the Atlacatl Battalion, he detailed the US advisers and Salvadoran government involvement in death-squad activity. "The Bush administration has made every effort to silence him and ship him back to probable death...

    El Salvador, Foreign policy of the United States, Human rights 2627  Words | 7  Pages

  • Women of Japanese Theater

    because presumably her body is on sale to select customers. Thus a geisha needs to constantly distinguish herself from a prostitute while at the same time maintaining a pose of sexual availability not ostensibly required of an artist. An actress (joyū) is often seen as not much different from a geisha and is in direct competition with actors who impersonate female roles (onnagata). Thus an actress needs to distinguish herself from a geisha by emphasizing her art over their sexual appeal while...

    Actor, Femme fatale, Geisha 2380  Words | 7  Pages

  • Fluidity in Brazil

    Affiliation: International Studies Department, Far Eastern University Manila Fluidity in Brazil: The History of Migrants Jemicah M. Joya Bachelor of Arts in International Studies Prof. Fe. Atanacio Fluidity in Brazil: The History of Migrants Outline: I. Introduction 1. History 2. Geography 3. Population II. Statement of the Problem 1. Objectives of the Study ...

    Brazil, Immigration, Immigration to the United States 3589  Words | 18  Pages

  • Mapeh

    Amorsolo's romanticism of Philippine scenes. According to restorer Helmuth Josef Zotter, Francisco's art "is a prime example of linear painting where lines and contours appear like cutouts."[3] José T. Joya (1931–1995) was a Filipino abstract artist and a National Artist of the Philippines awardee.[1] Joya was a printmaker, mixed media artist, and a former dean of the University of the Philippines' College of Fine Arts. He pioneered abstract expressionism in the Philippines. His canvases were characterized...

    Electric folk, Folk music, Jazz 3983  Words | 11  Pages

  • The Use of Metaphors

    Brian Doyle, Author of “Joyas Valdoras”, uses the hummingbird metaphor to support his story. The story starts off by grabbing the reader’s attention with a fact. The fact is very interesting. Unless you are someone that studies animals, you would have no idea that a hummingbird’s heart is the size of a pencil, or that it beats ten times per second. After I read the first sentence, I was instantly interested to see what more the author had to say. He got the name, Joyas Valdoras, from a reference...

    Heart, I Have a Dream, Martin Luther King, Jr. 3201  Words | 8  Pages

  • Advertising Industry

    industry.  Examples were “11 Ways to get the most out of your Ad Agency,” and a long-running series,  “What is Advertising?  What Does it Do?” substantial research and survey reports were also published.  Among these was one prepared by Antonio R. De Joya, Oscar P. Lagman, Jr., and Pedro “Boo” Changco III, on “The State of the Television Business Today.” To wit:     “The year 1975 was a struggle for survival for the television industry.  While billing in 1975 increased over 1074, expenses also swelled...

    Advertising, Advertising agency, Broadcasting 6845  Words | 19  Pages

  • Cycling to knowledge with Big History

    Cycling to Knowledge with Big History by Joya van Hout, Attorney at Law, Founder and board member of “The Study Road Foundation” S ummary This year we finished the pilot of The Study Road and cycled 12,500 km all the way from Istanbul to Beijing, visiting 8 universities where the pilot team took classes together with local students. It was an adventure in every way. And this was only the beginning. In this modest contribution I explain the concept and the values of The Study Road;...

    Learning 1919  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Japanese New Year

    to listen to the 108 chimes of a nearby temple bell. Toshikoshi-soba is a bowl of hot brown noodles in broth. The noodle is a homophone for a word that means “being close” and therefore signifies the approach of the New Year. The 108 chimes called Joya-no-kane, rings out the old year and rings in the New Year. It is supposed to release people from the 108 worldly sins.Pictures: Stone statue of Jizo (religious icon) and inside shrine (c) Hirotsugu Oi . Shogatsu Shogatsu is the celebration of the...

    Chinese New Year, Japan, Japanese New Year 6398  Words | 16  Pages

  • Aeolian Landforms

    inland desert regions such as Turkistan, where the name originated. The Russian naturalist Alexander von Middendorf is credited with introducing the word into scientific literature in 1881. * The largest barchan being at Parangkusumo Beach (La Joya , Arequipa, Peru) 2. Dune (Dunes at Holland) Less than 1m-10m high. * A dune is a hill or a ridge made of sand. Dunes are shaped by the wind, and change all the time. * Sand dunes...

    Aeolian processes, Convergent boundary, Divergent boundary 1998  Words | 8  Pages

  • Idea 3

     Jhansi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Sitapur, Faizabad, Raebareli, Gorakhpur,Rajesultanpur,Varanasi, Jaunpur Uttar Pradesh (West) Western Uttar Pradesh 12 Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh Kotdwara, Roorkee, Rudrapur, Haldwani, Nainital, Moradabad, Rampur, Gajraula, Joya, Pilkhuwa,Bilaspur, Govardhan, Vrindavan, Etah The pre-paid card used in people: For pre-paid connections with lifetime validity (not applicable for Assam, NESA, Jammu & Kashmir), the connection will continue as long as you maintain the usage as...

    Aditya Birla Group, Jammu and Kashmir, Mobile network operator 2011  Words | 9  Pages

  • Electoral Process in the Philippines

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