The Aztecs thought that the god Quetzacoatl brought down chocolate from the heavens, maybe they were half right, maybe chocolate is a gift from god.Look back and remember the results of Dr. Taubert’s studies with hypertensive men and women and how their hypertension was diminished.Dr. Dirk Taubert, MD, PhD, conducted a study in Cologne, Germany, to observe whether or not dark chocolate really did lower blood pressure.Taubert reports that even thought the effects of the test were small, the results are still very clinically noteworthy.I will certainly be experimenting with these studies myself.
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Dark chocolate can help one reduce and prevent cardiovascular diseases and diabetes and can also protect one’s body from oxidative stress and even relieve one from mental stress.Dark chocolate, as all other food substances does have some flaws but the positive effects outweigh them by far.The lead author of this study, Dr. Dirk Taubert says that they conducted research at the University Hospital of Cologne in Germany on 24 hypertensive women and 20 hypertensive men, their age ranging from 56 to 73.Taubert and his colleagues concluded that “ on a population basis, it has been estimated that a 3-mm HG reduction in systolic BP would reduce the relative risk of stroke mortality by 8%, of coronary artery disease mortality by 5%, and of all-ca...
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Since then, it has been frequently used by the most varied composers such as by Vangelis for the soundtrack of the film 1492: Christophe Colomb, Cécile Corbel in his fourth album Rose and Pierre Charvet in Vercingétorix.”In 1717, the German dancing master Gottfried Taubert also wrote that the folia is“ the best known of the saraband melodies ”.D m / A (7) / D m / C / F / C / D m - A (7) / D m .The theme of Folia is based on the succession of chords (here in D minor): .Those recorded by Jordi Savall bring together about twenty different versions, including those of Arcangelo Corelli, Diego Ortiz or Marin Marais.
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Overall, Nick battles with his inner self and those around him, supporting the claim that Nick is a reliable narrator because he is also a character in the story itself.To emphasize, Gatsby only confides in Nick and this shows how close Nick and Gatsby truly were.Her unnatural behavior is what attracts Nick to her and the fact that both Nick and Jordan are dating each other also proves that Jordan trusts Nick.The way Fitzgerald introduces everything and how he tells the story through the character of Nick, it emphasises the symbols, the themes and even the meaning of the story and because of this, Nick Carraway is an ideal and reliable narrator in the novel The Great Gatsby.It seems that Nick is talented in describing every detail that h...
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Nick is honest and refuses to engage in any of the wrongdoings in which his friends partake.Nick knowing everything that goes on with his friends’ lives has both positive and negative consequences.Although the actions of the East Coast residents are immoral and unjust, Nick is the only character in the novel who possesses a strong sense of virtue .Even when Gatsby asks Nick if he would like to be a part of Wolfsheim’s illegal business, Nick chooses not to participate in Gatsby’s corrupt business dealings, even though these illegal activities make a great deal of money.When Nick sees the Buchanan’s lack of concern for him and their love for gossip, Nick incredulously says to himself, “Their interest rather touched me and made them less re...
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After all that Nick has gone through, he still did not allow women to get into his life.Towards the end of the book we find Nick again in the story titled “Big two hearted river: part I” where we find Nick returning home to the old fishing ground slightly after the war.The family of Adams comprising of the father, mother and Nick should interact more amongst themselves and this would help Nick to develop much more psychologically.Nick shuts out civilization from his life and even starts his own life in solitude and this is in an attempt to preserve masculinity.Nick is also left all alone because the people who had not gone to war could never understand what Nick was going through.
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At Gatsby’s funeral no one was their but Nick this showed that Gatsby had no other friends except for Nick.”(154) Nick also tells Gatsby’s father that “We were close friends.By the end of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Nick and Gatsby became best friends.The way Nick described it was not normal he said “It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life.Even after Gatsby lies to Nick and then confesses the truth Nick was still friends with Gatsby.
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An example of this can be portrayed through ” The Exorcism.” Martha reveals to their guests Nick and Honey her true feelings of her marriage to Nick.Nick and George’s futile attempts at grasping power can be perceived as a competition between the two male characters.Martha rightly declares that for some men, being married to the daughter of the president of the university ” would be an opportunity.” Throughout the whole evening, Nick responds to Martha’s advances, not, because he is attracted to her, but due to his enthusiasm to get close to the president of the university’s daughter.The characters of George and Nick can therefore be seen through their differences in ambition and potential.Nick can be seen as the Soviet leader Nikita Khr...
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Without Nick, the .Most importantly, Nick is the only character in the novel that .Nick is like the box of a puzzle; the puzzle is impossible to put .As an example, Nick is disgusted at the .Throughout the novel, Nick is instrumental as voice that tells the .
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However Nick states that we cannot help but being “born back ceaselessly into the past”.Also, Nick says that his father told him to remember that “not everyone has had the advantages you’ve had” which tells us that Nick does not discriminate against people from other backgrounds and classes.Nick has a varying attitude towards Gatsby.Fitzgerald constructs the language so Nick adds his own comments to show the reader that although the story may be one from someone else, Nick is still the narrator and completely in control and feels the need to remind the reader of this fact.Nick is also a modified first person narrator, this means that although Nick can only rely on what he is told, he still speculates about other characters feelings and t...
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” When she accuses Nick of liking silly and asks again what is wrong, he lies, “l don’t know.Marjorie is aware as they prepare to eat hat Nick is irritated about something and she asks him what’s wrong, but Nick doesn’t want to talk about why he is irritable.Nicks friend Bill, who will appear unexpectedly at the end of this story, reports to Nick that Marjoram’s mother “is sore as hell” about the breakup and built this castle-in-the-air without the recent help of Nick.Nick, however, is far too immature at this point to pursue the work that any economy, be it timber or love, requires if it is to continue.Nick is upset at the end of something, but he is not completely clueless about the legislation.
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Nick could convince daisy and the date happened, at first it was awkward , then Nick returns and found them radiantly happy.after the lunch, Nick saw Jordan, and Jordan told him mr Gatsby and daisy use to love each other then, that mr Gatsby told her, mr Gatsby also said he was in love with her during first world war, daisy love him too but she married tom after he left during the first world war, he also bought his mansion in west egg just to be close to daisy then Nick remembered the day mr Gatsby was starring at the water he realized the green light in the water was daisy’s duck.Nick and mr Gatsby became close friends and they started talking frequently, mr Gatsby and Nick went to have lunch together, as they spoke to each other, Gats...
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Nick expresses disapproval towards Gatsby once again later, “I disapproved of him from beginning to end” (134), which contradicts with Nick’s description of Gatsby in the beginning, “I could see nothing sinister about him” (55).Nick then immediately followed with a disgusted statement: “I disliked him so much by this time” (126).This personal experience of Nick is presented to the audience vividly, which stresses the superficial, irresponsible relationships between couples.Nick is carefully chosen by F. Scott Fitzgerald to reveal corruptions, contradictions, and relationships in this novel.Gatsby, on the other hand, treats love completely differently from Nick.
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They go from admiration to disapproval really quick, like when he says “Gatsby … represented everything for which I had unaffected scorn (Fitzgerald, page7)”, “There was something gorgeous about him (Fitzgerald, page 7)”.This approval of Gatsby allows nick to overlook some faults that he sees with Gatsby like when Gatsby says he is from San Francisco which isn’t in the Middle West, nick overlooks this and lets Gatsby think he believes this event though this is false.Nick is not always rational and objective: in chapter 3 of the book, we can clearly see that Nick is drunk.This and many more makes him very unreliable and is not fit for the role of the narrator proving my thesis that nick isn’t a reliable source Nick is seen constantly judg...
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Ultimately the memory of Gatsby is the only treasured possession that Nick may bang back to his native Middle West.Tags: characters, Gatsby, Jay-Gatz, Nick-Carraway, Tom, vision Auteur de l’article : Matt .With Gatsby’s death, Nick is made aware of the barrenness and sterility of the East, of a world that is ‘material without being real’.Nick, it should not be forgotten, had up until the novel’s beginning, led an aimless existence, lie was unmotivated by his work as a bondman and used to let himself be carried along by events.As Gatsby’s former acquaintances each in their turn finds an excuse for not attending his funeral, Nick realizes that the spree bas ended once and for all.After Gatsby’s death there remains nothing in the East but v...
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Nick fools with Jordan and Daisy fools with Gatsby.Also Nick Carraway and Daisy are both ok with the deception and lying throughout the novel.Jay and Nick are very similar but differ in one major decision or realization.Nick and Daisy Buchanan are to some extent similar but Daisy could be one of the most immoral people in the story.Nick Carraway is the middleman in all of the immoral failures throughout the novel.
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Although the title of the novel is Gatsby, Nick analyzes the behavior of others and presents a story so that the reader can understand the subject.Throughout the novel, Nick is used to collect all works to understand Gatsby's car.Nick is the only person who changes from beginning to end in the novel.Nick Carraway is a character connecting all other characters.Nick and Tom met each other at the university, Tom married Nick 's cousin Daisy and was dismissed twice.Tom Buchanan introduces Nick to his mistress, Mister Wilson.
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Nick is used as the modernist viewpoint with his first person narration and condemnation of contemporary society.Nick is the only individual sympathetic to Gatsby.Himself from the Midwest (which contrasts to the East of Long Island and the world of the Buchanans), Nick is attracted by the beauty, the wealth, and the sophistication of “The Wasteland” but comes to understand the essential emptiness, the gaudy display of “nothingness” which characterizes the Wasteland itself.Nick shows ambivalence in his dedication to satirising American society.Nick Carraway’s first-person viewpoint, allows the reader, to participate in his sense of discovery as the narrative takes on meaning at various levels of abstraction in such a way that the reader a...
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For instance, both Nick and Gatsby fought in World War I, attended world renowned universities, and came from poor families in the Midwest, but both have now acquired great wealth for themselves.Nick shows particular interest in Gatsbys smile and says, He smiled understandingly- much more then understandingly.Overall, Gatsbys image of an Oxford Man tainted by a notoriously mysterious background could only interest a true observer, like Nick Carraway.Gatsbys great wealth and success also interests Nick, It was an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic readiness such as I have never found in any other person and which it is not likely I shall ever find again.Another aspect that makes Gatsby attractive to Nick is his charismatic personalit...
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By using the main character Nick as the narrator, Fitzgerald is able to jump in and out of conversation, while having Nick break down each one.(4) On another occasion, Daisy and Nick are in conversation and Daisy’s voice is described by Nick as a “wild tonic in the rain” (5).In short, the image that Gatsby creates for Nick is not as fairytale-like as Nick had once thought it to be.Allowing Nick to become involved in conversation provides face-to-face narration and gives the reader another perspective on the development of Nick himself, as well as the characters he is interacting with.In the final confrontation between Nick and Gatsby, Nick is left in awe as Gatsby flashes his compassionate smile towards Nick after hearing him say, “You’r...
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If Gatsby did not throw his luxury party with his own pirate wine, or if he did not participate in World War I, Nick might not be interested in him as much.Nick is very interested in Gatsby.Regarding Nick Callaway, he is considered to be somewhat homosexualIn "Great Gatsby", friendship and obsession with Nick and Jay Gatsby is an important part of the novel.Some say that "The story of true love depends on Nick and Jay Gatsby's friendship."That's why Nick talks about Jay Gatsby's story.
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The disappointment that Nick shows when nobody other than Gatsby’s father and a few servants came, made Nick feel angry towards everyone else as the contrast between Gatsby in life and death is so hugely different and it is now a world in which Nick takes a while to accept.The idea that nobody respect Gatsby the way he does leads Nick to believe that there was a “scornful solidarity between Gatsby and me against them all”.And so the start of his book begins two years later, the book that Nick hoped to clear Gatsby’s name with and right the wrongs that occurred that summer.The fact that Nick is still reminiscing about Gatsby and has written a book about him highlights the huge impact that Gatsby has had on Nick’s life.Even two years later...
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Regarding Nick Callaway, he is considered to be somewhat homosexualIn "Great Gatsby", friendship and obsession with Nick and Jay Gatsby is an important part of the novel.Nick 's obvious obsession with Gatsby is obvious, as it tells a story based entirely on Jay Gatsby.This friendship and Tsby's commitment, Nick did not even talk about 'great Gatsby'In "Great Gatsby", Nick is a very important part of Jay Gatsby's friendship and obsession.(Barbarese cxxii) Without this friendship, Nick would not even say "Great Gatsby".That's why Nick talks about Jay Gatsby's story.
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Throughout the chapter, Nick uses adverbs such as “accusingly” and “helplessly” when referring to Daisy, allowing Fitzgerald to give the impression that she is dominated by Tom and that they are living in a patriarchal society.Fitzgerald has Nick harshly describe Tom as being “arrogant” and powerful “not even the effeminate swank of his riding clothes could hide the enormous power of that body” by using this description Fitzgerald highlights his role as a dominant male, Fitzgerald supports this by the use of direct speech from Tom “I am stronger and more of a man than you are”, this again shows that Tom believes he is above everybody else again re-enforcing his arrogance.However when Nick says “I’m inclined to reserve all judgements” the...
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When gross profit of Fantastic was up, the cost of goods sold and sales were up same as Nick Scali.Vertical Analysis The vertical analysis of comparative income statements of both companies show that Nick Scali had increased in gross profit from 58.08% to 62.73%.However, non-current assets of Fantastic increased from 32.24% to 39.29% which is higher tham Nick Scali’s that declined from 23.46% to 19.86%.Total equity of Nick Scali was gain by 16.32% while Fantastic got only 13.77%.Net profit of Nick Scali’s net profit had greatly amount of change in total net profit, went up dramatically from 6.21% to 11.28%, In contrast, net profit of Fantastic decreased from 4.62% to 4.42%.
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Nick recognises the admirable qualities in Gatsby that are missing from the rest of the people in their social circle.Nick alone out the rest of the characters recognised that Gatsby’s gift for hope and his power to dream made him great, despite his flaws.When he first met Gatsby, Nick said this about Gatsby’s smile – “… It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life… ” This sentence describes more than Gatsby’s smile; it could well be describing Gatsby himself.To Gatsby, anything in life was possible; Nick describes Gatsby as having an ‘extraordinary gift for hope’ – however impossible it is that his dream will be achieved, Gatsby never gave up hope.Nick i...
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This shows that Nick is more emotionally drawn to feminine men rather than masculine women.It is Jordan Baker’s masculinity that attracts the attention of Nick Carraway, and if Jordan’s masculinity is what draws the attention of Nick, then it is femininity in a man that attracts him to Jay Gatsby (Fraser 558).Nick’s harsh childhood and strict father that created his insecurity, his attraction to Jay Gatsby’s femininity, his acceptance of a coming decade of loneliness with no plan of marrying while at the very same time keeping a list of single men to know, his attraction to Gatsby’s masculine vulnerability, and the fact that the author himself has admitted to being “half feminine” all demonstrate the notion that Nick Carraway has a sexua...
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Through witnessing all these events that are involved in Gatsby’s attempt to achieve his dream, Nick learns that the American Dream brings one hopes and incentives in the beginning, but depression and disappointment at the end.Nick discovers that the members of the upper class society are all dishonest, egoistic, and cruel.When Nick first moves to West Egg, he is innocent and hopes to learn about the wonders of the world.Furthermore, Nick comes to know that the American Dream does not bring people happiness but rather fill them with disappointment.Tom wants Nick to meet his mistress Myrtle because he wants to show Nick that he has great wealth and that it is fine for him to have a beautiful wife and have an affair with another woman.
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In the novel, the character trusts Nick and convinces him quite a lot.- Nick Callaway - F · "Great Gatsby" written by Scott Fitzgerald, a controversial narrator "Great Gatsby".Although the title of the novel is Gatsby, Nick analyzes the behavior of others and presents a story so that the reader can understand the subject.After arriving in New York to study the bond business, Nick, the hero and the talker of the story, is moving to a new house on West Egg Island.Throughout the novel, Nick is used to collect all works to understand Gatsby's car.
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She doesn’t seem very interested in the totalitarian vision of the future, until George mentions Nick.Along with her advances towards Nick, she gets at George by putting him down, teasing him about his “paunch”.Here, Albee breaks down the image of the American Dream which Honey and Nick are supposed to embody.Martha is subtly developing her relationship with Nick, flattering him constantly.” Nick is becoming infuriated with George’s taunting, but tries to control himself by “trying to make light of it all”.
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