"Summary On Voices In The City By Anita Desai" Essays and Research Papers

  • Summary On Voices In The City By Anita Desai

    Anita Desai: Biography Anita Desai (born 1937) has been touted by "British Writers'" A. Michael Matin as "one of the preeminent contemporary Indian novelists," even referred to by many as the Mother of the Indian psychological novel genre. Her meticulous depictions of modern Indian life, combined with an elevated level of linguistic skill that frequently enters the poetic realm, have secured her a place of honor in the pantheon of Indian authors. Early Life Anita Desai was born on June 24, 1937...

    British Raj, Children's literature, Delhi 1968  Words | 5  Pages

  • theme of aleniation in Anita Desai novels

    THEME OF ALIENATION IN ANITA DESAI’S NOVELS WITH REFERENCE TO ‘CRY, THE PEACOCK’, ‘VOICES IN THE CITY’ AND ‘FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN’ Alienation is one of the greatest problems confronting modern man. The 20th century Especially the postwar period has been called the ‘Age of Alienation’. Edmund Fuller remarks that in our age man suffers not only from war persecution , famine and ruin, but from inner problem a conviction on isolation , randomness , meaninglessness in his way of existence. There are...

    20th century, Fiction, Hominidae 864  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Voice of the City Anita Desai

    Beloved is a novel by the American writer Toni Morrison. Set after the American Civil War (1861–1865), it is inspired by the story of an AfricanAmerican slave, Margaret Garner, who temporarily escaped slavery during 1856 in Kentucky by fleeing to Ohio, a free state. A posse arrived to retrieve her and her children under the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, which gave slave owners the right to pursue slaves across state borders. Margaret killed her two-year-old daughter rather than allow her to be recaptured...

    Family, Identity, Maternal bond 1664  Words | 4  Pages

  • Anita Desai

    III *ISSUE-32 RESEARCH ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION Among the post- independence Indo- English writers Anita Desai holds a prominent place because of the immense popularity she commands as a novelist of human predicament of anxiety, frustration and loneliness in the insensitive and inconsiderate contemporary world. This paper aims at tracing the theme of alienation in the novels of Anita Desai. Alienation refers to estrangement that occurs in the relation between an individual and that to which...

    Husband, India, Kiran Desai 800  Words | 3  Pages

  • Anita Desai

    A conversation with Anita Desai, and some notes on her work [Statutory warning: long, bifurcated post – some thoughts on Anita Desai’s writing followed by a Q&A. Apologies in case there’s some overlapping between the two elements. I wrote it as a flowing piece - a profile-cum-interview - for Business Standard Weekend but since there isn’t a word-constraint here I prefer to spread it out and play with the format.] Long before the publication of Midnight’s Children brought alive new possibilities...

    India, Kiran Desai, Life 1227  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Village by the Sea by Anita Desai

    Sea by Anita Desai mirror its society’s values? What to include: Define the cultural values and ideas of this society. Theme as a cultural representation of values and ideas Characterisation – characters as a stereotype of values and ideas Hari, his father (role of fathers in society) Setting – city and village – as representation (symbols) of values and ideas Introduction: (Author and the title of the book must be included in the first sentence). The Village by the Sea by Anita Desai...

    Culture, Family, Father 1632  Words | 6  Pages

  • Major Works of Anita Desai, the Indian Novelist

    Major Works of Anita Desai, the Indian Novelist Most of Desai's works engage the complexities of modern Indian culture from a feminine perspective while highlighting the female Indian predicament of maintaining self-identity as an individual woman. Cry, the Peacock, Desai's first novel, chronicles the morbid dread, descent into madness, and suicide of Maya, a young Delhi housewife who is trapped in a loveless, arranged marriage to the much older Gautama, a misogynistic lawyer. The novel foreshadows...

    Fiction, India, Indian English literature 2239  Words | 6  Pages

  • Desai Pres.

    Anita Desai (b.1937) – formerly Anita Mazumdar Indian novelist and short story writer, especially noted for her sensitive portrayal of the inner life of her female characters. Several of Desai's novels explore tensions between family members and the alienation of middle-class women. In her later novels Desai has dealt with such themes as German anti-Semitism, the demise of traditions, and Western stereotypical views of India. "Even though his cigarette stank - it was a local one, wrapped in a tendu...

    Culture of India, Delhi, Economy of India 1247  Words | 4  Pages

  • Village by the Sea Anita Desai

    Name of the book; Village by the see By; Anita Desai Story; of an Indian family A story of an Indian family, staying in a village, called Thul, almost 14 miles away form Mumbai one of the most famous cities of India. This family consists of a mother who is very sick and lying in bed all the time, father who drinks all the time and is unable to work due to his hard drinking habit, three sisters and a brother, the two younger sisters who are studying at school, and an elder sister who has stopped...

    Banach–Mazur game, City, Family 1028  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Village by the Sea - Anita Desai

    Anita Desai?s novel, The Village by the Sea, is a vibrant narration of perseverance and hope in distress. It is a saga of changes and adaptation, a little of evil and more about the goodness of nature and human kindness. Based on true events, it is a story set in a small coastal village Thul near Bombay. The two main characters of the novel are a brother and sister duo, 13-year-old Lila and 12-year-old Hari. They have two young school-going sisters, Bela and Kamal, a chronically ill mother and...

    Adrien Brody, Diwali, Paddy field 1034  Words | 3  Pages

  • Fasting Feasting by Anita Desai

    Part 1, Chapters 1 and 2 Summary Anita Desai's novel of intricate family relations plays out in two countries, India and the United States. The core characters comprise a family living in a small town in India, where provincial customs and attitudes dictate the futures of all children: girls are to be married off and boys are to become as educated as possible. The story contrasts the life of the main character, Uma, the family's older daughter, with Arun, the boy and baby of the family. Uma spends...

    Generic Access Network, George S. Patton, Mama and papa 1884  Words | 5  Pages

  • Congugal Cacaphony in Anita Desai's Novels

    CONGUGAL CACAPHONY IN ANITA DESAI’S NOVELS Suneeta Upadhyay, Research Scholar M.M.H. college, Ghaziabad, C.C.S. University, Meerut Indian novelist and short story writer, Anita Desai is specially noted for her insightful depiction of the inner life of the female characters in her writings. In most of her novels Anita Desai dwells on the themes incongruity, incertitude and hazards of human relationship particularly the man-woman relationship. D.H. Lawrence points out: The great relationship...

    Family, Husband, Interpersonal relationship 1348  Words | 4  Pages

  • Review: Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai

    Review: Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai The most recent novel of Indian born author Anita Desai, Fasting, Feasting (1999) tells the story of two middle-class families and the allegorical struggles of the individual members to find individual identity and happiness. This meticulously constructed prose gravitates towards the position of women in the family unit and explores socially ordered gender imbalance in domestic life. Featuring a traditional Indian family in provincial town India and...

    Family, Feminism, Gender 1978  Words | 6  Pages

  • Summary of In Custody by Anita Desai

    man, Deven, who gets the opportunity to go interview his hero, the great poet Nur, the greatest living Urdu poet. Having always loved Urdu poetry and missed the chance to be an Urdu language professor, he is charmed into going to Delhi the big city. Even though he shrinks at the idea of possibly being exploited by his sharp and selfish friend Murad, the dream of meeting Nur draws him on. So he sets off on a number of adventures on Sundays, the one free day that he should have spent with...

    Ghazal, Literature, Mir Taqi Mir 315  Words | 2  Pages

  • anita desai

    FASTING, FEASTING by Anita Desai The main characters who struck me the most are Uma and her brother Arun; to them are dedicated the two parts of the novel. Personally I think they have a lot of things in common and I’m not only considering the fact that they belong to the same close-knit family: they are somehow subjected to a reality from which they both want to escape. Uma is the plainest character of the novel, I think: she always obeys her parents and makes everything they want her...

    Novel, Protagonist 3006  Words | 8  Pages

  • Anita Desai

    org/ijel ISSN 2141-2626 ©2011 Academic Journals Review Anita Desai’s ‘in custody’: Unlocking the web of time and space Bhasha Shukla Sharma Department of Humanities, University Institute of Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal. (M.P), India. E-mail: Bhasha.shukla@gmail.com. Tel: 9826090200. Accepted 6 August, 2011 This paper attempts to semiotically interpret the use of time and place as narrative device in Anita Desai’s ‘In Custody’. Space and time have aroused the curiosity...

    Delhi, Hindi, Mirza Ghalib 6807  Words | 18  Pages

  • A Summary on Convergence of Voice and Data

    A Summary on Convergence of Voice and Data Phyllis Lotus Stevenson Grantham University A Summary on Convergence of Voice and Data As our community seeks after improved quality and technological advancements for their care, hospitals and clinics find themselves moving toward a change in the structure and goals that they must pursue to meet these demands. Joanne Cummings (2005) describes one such healthcare system in MetroHealth System whose "Convergence for critical care"...

    Doctor-patient relationship, Florence Nightingale, Hospital 707  Words | 3  Pages

  • anita desai

    Interview with Anita Desai Magda Costa interviewed Anita Desai in Barcelona, 30 Jan 2001. Desai was in Spain to launch the Spanish and Catalan translations of Fasting, Feasting. -How was it to grow up in a family like yours, with a German mother and a Bengali father, in India? -When you are a child you take for granted what your family is; you don’t question it. The fact is that my mother adapted so completely to the Indian way of life that nobody thought of her as a foreigner anymore. It’s true...

    Creative writing, English language, Hindi 3853  Words | 9  Pages

  • A Devoted Son - by Anita Desai

    A Devoted Son by Anita Desai Summary This story takes place in a shabby suburb in India. Rakesh, the son of a vegetable seller, triumphs in medical school and afterwards. He is a devoted son, bowing to his father, marrying the girl his parents choose, and becoming the director of his own clinic nearby. His father grows old, becomes a widower and begins to develop physical complaints and unpleasant habits, such as spitting forcibly. Still, his son tends him, and even decides to take over the...

    Death, Family, Health 578  Words | 2  Pages

  • A Comparative Study on the Theme of East-West Encounter in Kamala Markandaya’s Possession and Anita Desai’s Bye-Bye Blackbird

    A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE THEME OF East-west encounter in KAMALA MARKANDAYA’S POSSESSION AND ANITA DESAI’S BYE-BYE BLACKBIRD P.KRISHNAVENI, Research Scholar. P.KUSUMA HARINATH, Associate professor , Dept. of English S.V.University...

    England, English people, India 1582  Words | 5  Pages

  • Anita Groener vs. the Minister for Education and the City of Dublin

    SUMMARY OF THE CASE STUDY The case study is presenting a lawsuit of Anita Groener, who is suing Minister for Education (hereinafter referred as ‘the Minister’) and the City of Dublin - Vocational Educational Committee (hereinafter referred as ‘the Education Committee’). The charge was based on the free movement of workers, more specific, knowledge of an official language of the host country. Mrs. Groener was a Netherlands’ national, who wanted to work as a full-time art teacher. The origin...

    Discrimination, Education, European Union 1296  Words | 4  Pages

  • Multiplicity of Voices in Indian English Novels: a Postcolonial Study

    Multiplicity of voices in Indian English novels:A Postcolonial study A foundational text in the discussion of postcoloniality is Edward Said’s Orientalism. Said identifies how the western world “spoke” for and represented the Orient, while the Orient was kept silent to maintain and allow this position of power for the westerner. In Said’s Orientalism, he gives a brief history of these phenomena he identifies and describes. He says, [t]aking the late eighteenth...

    Aravind Adiga, Man Booker Prize, Orient 1177  Words | 4  Pages

  • A Devoted Son - Anita Desai

            Anita Desai’s story is all about duty and devotion. It draws a picture of the life of a son. The son is brought up by his father, starts earning his livelihood and then, dutifully looks after his father. However, crisis develops as his father, whimsical due to age, starts misinterpreting his son’s treatment. The question that the story posse is that how long should a son take care of his father? What should be the extent of his dutifulness and obedience? This is a problem of the modern world...

    Ageing, Death, Elderly care 825  Words | 2  Pages

  • Post Colonial Impact in Anita Desai’s in Custody

    Post Colonial Impact on Urdu Language Lovers in Anita Desai’s In Custody Dr.A.CHANDRA BOSE, PhD., Assistant Professor of English The Madura College (Autonomous) Madurai, Tamilnadu -625 011 boseac@gmail.com Introduction Anita Desai is an important women novelist in the firmament of Indian fiction in English. She unfolds lot of complex things for example, struggles of innocents, problems of human relationship and decay of Urdu...

    Ghazal, Languages of India, Mir Taqi Mir 1866  Words | 5  Pages

  • Summaries and Review the Novel Eden Close by Anita Shreve.

    Summaries and review the novel Eden Close by Anita Shreve. Eden close is the first novel by acclaimed romance author, Anita Shreve. In this novel, Andrew returns to his childhood home to bury his mother and prepare the house for sale. The more time Andrew spends in this home he has rarely visited in nineteen years, the more memories of his childhood flood his mind. Many of these memories centre on Eden close, his childhood friend and neighbour. Eden was blinded the summer Andrew left for college...

    A Story, Affection, Anita Shreve 1011  Words | 3  Pages

  • Voices

    Alexis Joyner English Composition 2 Dr. Shirokova Voices Essay An aphorism is an original thought, spoken or written in a laconic (concise) and memorable form (Bartholomae). My first impression of aphorisms was that they were a bunch of sentences that had meaning to them. As I did more and more research on aphorisms, I came to the conclusion that you can use an aphorism as a form of inspiration in your everyday life. People use aphorisms every day and don’t even realize it. Some examples...

    Antonio Porchia, Aphorism, Everyday Life 877  Words | 3  Pages

  • Village by the Sea, Anita Desai

    Anita Desai's Village by the Sea is set in a small village called Thul, which is 14 kilometres from Bombay. Lila, the eldest child among four siblings, is but thirteen years of age, yet she already has the outlook and maturity of an adult. Her brother Hari, twelve is the only person with whom she can share her troubles . Their mother is an invalid and needs constant care and nursing. Nobody knows what exactly is wrong with her but she grows weaker and weaker with every passing day. Their father...

    Adrien Brody, Family, Homemaker 702  Words | 2  Pages

  • A Tale of Two Cities: Summary 3

    A Tale of Two Cities By: Charles Dickens (In the year 1775, King George III sat on the throne of England, preoccupied with his rebellious colonies in America. Across a narrow neck of water to the east, Louis XVI reigned in France, not very much bothered by anything except seeing to his own comforts.) On a cold and foggy night in late November, Mr. Jarvis Lorry was headed out of London bound for Paris, via Dover, on a matter of business. In the darkness of the coach, as he and the other passengers...

    A Tale of Two Cities, A Tale of Two Cities characters, Charles Darnay 1439  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cities

     Cities of the Future Presented To: John Gillies Presented by: Devon Francis English Essay Wednesday, October 8, 2013 The arrival of the cities of the future and what it has to offer such as technology and many other things evolves as everybody awaits to see what the city has to offer and what changes and improvements the city will have also. Many people have these types of question stuck in their heads and wonder: “Could the changes and improvements...

    Better, City, Crime 851  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary

    Quantification of Stylistic Traits: A Statistical Approach Summary of the Study This study attempts to identify the distinct stylistic features of the three contemporary Tamil scholars named Mahakavi Barathi (MB), V. Kalsanasundaram (VK) and Subramaniya Iyer (SI) by using their literary works. These three scholars wrote articles on India's Freedom Movement in the magazine called India. Initially, all the three scholars have written articles by attributing their names however, because of the...

    Grammar, Grammatical tense, Noun 1100  Words | 4  Pages

  • Citys

    in the population. According to the definition provided by the United Nations, megacities are cities with populations of over 10 million (UNFPA, 12). Based on this definition, it is expected that the number of megacities in the world will be mostly located in the developing world. However, the definition of megacities based on the population size is arbitrary given that the population in any given city changes with context and time. In the ancient times, for example, Rome, which has a population...

    City, Demography, Megacity 872  Words | 3  Pages

  • Distinctive Voices

    Distinctive voices are part of our everyday life and can be expressed in many ways. This is not always projected through speech and language. It can be intrinsic and is inherent in any text. This is particularly helps when reviewing The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender by Marele Day and related film Miss Congeniality directed by Donald Petrie. Both these composers have created a variety of distinctive voices in the texts. The most distinctive voice within the novel the life and crimes of Harry...

    Barack Obama, Beauty contest, Corruption 1379  Words | 4  Pages

  • Anita Roddick, the Body Shop

    Anita Roddick, The Body Shop Sylvia Whisenant Strayer University Dr. Johnny Maddox Business 302 November 24, 2011 Anita Roddick, The Body Shop This paper examines the management style of Anita Roddick, how her unique style of leadership helped her become not only a success in business, but a success in getting the world of corporate business to become green and socially responsible. The Primary Business The Body Shop, a world- wide cosmetics company, its products are made...

    Anita Roddick, Entrepreneurship, History of cosmetics 1341  Words | 4  Pages

  • Poem

    SOCIETY IN VOICES IN THE CITY BY ANITA DESAI Author Introduction: Anita Desai was born on June 24, 1937 at Mussoorie of Bengali-German parentage. Very little is known of the life of this Indian English fiction writer who published 14 novels .A keenly observant writer, she cannot be faulted on the specifics. In Voices in the City she has captured the spirit and the essence of Calcutta. The Title: Anita Desai’s...

    Family, Kiran Desai, Kolkata 1896  Words | 5  Pages

  • Flower Festival: Feast of Santa Anita

    Flower Festival: Feast of Santa Anita By Diego Rivera Diego Rivera was born on December 8, 1886 in Guanajuato, Mexico. His love of art showed early on as he began drawing as a child. Around the age of 10, Rivera was able to study art at the San Carlos Academy of Fine Arts in Mexico City. One of his early influences was artist José Posada who ran a print shop near Rivera's school. In 1907, Rivera traveled to Europe to further his art studies. There, he became friends with other leading...

    Art media, Beeswax, Encaustic painting 1582  Words | 4  Pages

  • City of God

    Introduction In my essay I will discuss the differences between national cinema and Hollywood cinema by using Rio de Janeiro¡¯s famous film City of God. There will be three parts in my following main body, the first part is a simple review of the film City of God, I will try to use the review to show the film structure and some different new points from this, show the how did the ¡®Shocking, frightening, thrilling and funny¡¯ (Nev Pierce) work in the film. The second part is my discussion parts;...

    Cinema of the United States, City of God, Classical Hollywood cinema 2397  Words | 7  Pages

  • Essay analysis chapter 4 Clear Light of Day by Anita Desai

    also the fact that Bim is taking the mum figure, nursing her brothers and sisters, taking care of the house, keeping the garden alive and so on. However, she's also destroying childhood memories (as the rose) to refresh everybody's purpose. Perhaps Desai wants to remind the reader that they are grown adults, they have to let their infancy (and everything attached to it) behind them to finally move on. Perhaps the writer is trying to give a message to the reader. Finally, what if she was giving the...

    Childhood Memories, English-language films, Family 1071  Words | 3  Pages

  • marital discord

    contemporary Indian English novelists Anita Desai is, perhaps, the most perceptive and consistent explorer of the inner life, especially that of Indian women, convulsed by an acute sense of helplessness in the face of onslaughts of an unfeeling world and the resultant mental agony. Anita Desai in most of her female protagonists, by a variety of factors – the most prominant being the marital dischord. This paper puts forward the portrayal of marital dischord in Anita Desai’s Cry, the peacock. The...

    Conjugal visit, Family, Husband 981  Words | 2  Pages

  • Summary

    Summary== Colonel Herncastle, an unpleasant former soldier, brings the Moonstone back with him from India where he acquired it by theft and murder during the [[Siege of Seringapatam]]. Angry at his family, who shun him, he leaves it in his will as a birthday gift to his niece Rachel, thus exposing her to attack by the stone's hereditary guardians, who, legend says, will stop at nothing to retrieve it. Rachel wears the stone to her birthday party, but that night it disappears from her room. Suspicion...

    Birthday party, Black-and-white films, Iggy Pop 1517  Words | 4  Pages

  • Anita and Me

    SOUTH ASIAN WRITING HOME ASSIGNMENT: Diaspora In South Asian Literature- As seen in Meera Syal’sAnita and Me” Submitted by : 08/EL/47 Urmimala Bhattacharjee The mention of ‘home’ and ‘outside’ is not a specification of India at all, but rather...

    Anita and Me, Asia, Betty Trask Award 2688  Words | 7  Pages

  • Anita Roddick

    2. How do you evaluate Anita Roddick’s management philosophy and style? How important a contribution did she make to the creation of The Body Shop? How important is her role in its ongoing management? Anita Roddick’s Management Philosophy & Style 1. PHILOSOPHY The 4 basic management functions of Planning, Organizing, Leading & Controlling can be analyzed in detail for drawing a picture of Anita Roddick’s Management Philosophy for The Body Shop. 1. Planning * First major...

    Anita Roddick, History of cosmetics, Host Universal 809  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary

    Summary [icon] | This section requires expansion. (March 2012) | During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Anne Frank received a diary as one of her presents on her 13th birthday. She began to write in it on June 14, 1942, two days later, and twenty two days before going into hiding with her father Otto, mother Edith, older sister Margot, and another family, Hermann van Pels, his wife Auguste, and their teenage son Peter. The group went into hiding in the sealed-off upper rooms of...

    Anne Frank, Anne Frank House, Fritz Pfeffer 2180  Words | 5  Pages

  • The City of Ember

    The City Of Ember “The City Of Ember”, the first “Book Of Ember”, was written by Jeanne DuPrau and published in 2003. This is a “science fiction for those who do not like science fiction” (Voice of Youth Advocates, Starred). The story was about Ember, a city underground that is running out most of energy and supplies. Ember is covered by the darkness and colorlessness. In the city of Ember, Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow are trying to find a new world that has light. Following the Instruction of...

    American films, City of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau 904  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary

    Venice is a timeless piece and provides great themes to be analyzed for purposes of a book report. The Merchant of Venice is one of Shakespeare's less popular comedies, having been plagued in recent times with complaints of anti-Semitic themes. The summary of this really has to do with the character Shylock, a caricature of a greedy, Jewish money-lender. The two main characters of the story are a Venetian merchant, Antonio, and his Bassanio, who is in love with a wealthy heiress named Portia. Bassanio...

    Antonio, Portia, Shylock 720  Words | 3  Pages

  • summary

    Summary marybeth04102 years, 2 months ago 0  The narrator in "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is a loyal friend and good-sport character, who is never identified by name. On a quest for his friend to find out information about Reverend Leonidas W. Smiley, the narrator never does discover anything about this Mr. Smiley. Instead he finds Simon Wheeler in Angel's Camp who proceeds to tell him about a man named Jim Smiley. Jim Smiley was a man who would bet on almost anything...

    Angels Camp, California, Calaveras County, California, Frog 2239  Words | 6  Pages

  • Anita Desai Revision For Chapter 1 Part 2 "Village by the sea"

    The poverty of the lila's family is very evident in the writings of Desai. Throughout the book, the poverty is emphasized over and over again to promote the theme and hence develop links with other themes such as superstition and helplessness. Lila "went in with a tumbler of tea" and she "stopped to add a little extra milk to it." This shows that she is very caring of her mother as she adds some more of the 'precious' milk for her mother. The mother "lay on the string bed on some old grey sheets"...

    Anxiety, Family, Father 1305  Words | 3  Pages

  • summary

    and to the tolerance of ambiguity. Summary of results and discussion This section is organized according to the answers to the research question of this study, which was: How does cultural background impact upon strategy use? Both groups of students used strategies frequently. According to the results, there was no overall statistical difference in strategy use, according to the means. At the category level, no differences were identified. These summary result mirror the Grainger (1997) study...

    Education, Language acquisition, Language education 1127  Words | 4  Pages

  • summaries

     Research Summaries Research Summaries When discussing parenting styles, the name of Diana Baumrind always comes up. She proposed the idea of different parenting styles based on how responsive and demanding a parent is. Three different parenting styles are compared and contrasted. Permissive parents are accepting and affirmative toward their child’s desires. Authoritarian parents try to completely control the behavior of their child while authoritative parents try to direct the...

    Childhood, Concerted cultivation, Developmental psychology 1481  Words | 5  Pages

  • Summary

    the damage to agriculture, infrastructure and property from Ondoy at P11 billion. The damage caused by Pepeng was estimated at P27 billion. Luy said Napoles had called a meeting of her JLN Corp. staff in their office at the Discovery Suites in Pasig City in July 2009 because she had found a new funding source for their “racket”—the Malampaya Fund, royalties from the gas project off the west coast of Palawan province. “Present at the meeting were Madame Janet Lim-Napoles, myself, Merlina Suñas, Evelyn...

    Ferdinand Marcos, Luzon, Makati City 710  Words | 2  Pages

  • summary

    Summary Huang xiaoxiaArticle: Using netnography research method to reveal the underlying dimensions of the customer/tourist experience This study aims to examine the concept of customer experience in the tourist industry by using netnography research method. Customer experience is defined as the internal and subjective response that customers have of any direct or indirect contact with a company. The origin of “customer experience” is the book, Experience Economy. The authors claimed that experiences...

    Positivism, Quantitative research, Research 764  Words | 2  Pages

  • Summary

    1 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND PRESS The Spare Room Kathryn Lomer Teachers’ Notes ISBN: 978 07022 3477 4 / AU$18.95 Summary Structure Characters Discussion Drama About the Author 2 2 2 3 4 4 These notes may be reproduced free of charge for use and study within schools but they may not be reproduced (either in whole or in part) and offered for commercial sale. Staff House Road St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia PO Box 6042 St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia Ph: (+61 7) 3365 2606 Fax: (+61 7) 3365...

    Australia, Brisbane, Post office 1331  Words | 5  Pages

  • Distinctive Voices

    Compare the ways distinctive voices are created in Burn's poetry and in ONE other related text of your own choosing. Joanne Burns uses satirical free-verse such as 'public places' and 'echo' to expose and criticise society's ways of thinking. Burns creates a distinctive voice in her poems by examining the themes of psychology, obsession and paranoia through the use of various techniques such as humour and irony. Similarly, Danny Katz's article "Christmas: a time for peace, love and corpses decaying...

    Comedy, Mind, Psychology 985  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary

    Case Study#1 Summary Problems facing by Strategic Marketing Unit Two (SMU2) of Fine Food: Unfairly allocated costing system Unreliable performance evaluation standard leads to undervaluation of SMU2 and negative motivational effect on employees. Key Findings: Fine Foods allocates some period costs (including sales and marketing costs, media and sales promotion costs, and freight out cost) based on weight of product sold. SMU2 thus seems less profitable because the main product of SMU2 is Product...

    Cost, Costs, Economics of production 1677  Words | 6  Pages

  • Voice of the Customer and Voice of the Market

    Samer Hamade Voice of the Customer and Voice of the Market March 27, 2013 I currently work for an ISO certified company where customer-driven quality and continuous improvement are extremely important. It all starts with the company’s quality policy which emphasizes the commitment to provide highest quality technical services and products consistent with the schedule and cost commitment made to the customers. This is achieved through a system of processes that are continually improved...

    Better, Consultative selling, Customer 935  Words | 3  Pages

  • Vanishing Voices

    plants and animals in view--most Americans are at least on some level aware of such destruction. The issue of language extinction, however, is completely off most people's radar screens. Suddenly, the review seemed even more urgent, because Vanishing Voices is a work that deserves the attention of the widest audience possible. The grim statistic is, as the authors Daniel Nettle and Suzanne Romaine explain early on, that almost half of the world's known languages have disappeared in the last 500 years...

    Extinct language, Indigenous languages of the Americas, Indigenous peoples 1280  Words | 4  Pages

  • The City of Ember

    role as one of the main personality in discovering the mystery of the “City of Ember”, and lead the story in an act of escape from the underworld with her friend doon. Doon- plays another major character in the story, whereas, he and his friendship as messenger with the people of the city of ember, lead to discovering clues in which he himself was surprised to discover the mystery behind the 200 plus years old underground city. Other Characters 7th Mayor- significantly acted to be guilty...

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