However this only provides the edges of what a person is trying to look at, and the focus (and colour strength) in this area is poor. Whatever the person tries to bring to the centre of their vision, to see more clearly, simply becomes dark or lost. Any activity that requires detailed, clear vision is compromised, and in the late stages of the disease sight loss is so severe that patients are offered registration as partially sighted or blind. Retinitis Pigmentosa- is the name given to a group of hereditary diseases of the retina - the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye. About 25,000 families in the UK are affected.
The symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease may change as the disease progresses. Many symptoms include becoming confused, forgetful, withdrawn, loss if communication, behavioural problems such as mood swings, frustration, anger and sadness. They may begin to have difficulties performing every day tasks such as personal hygiene or eating and drinking. However every person is unique and no two people may have the same symptoms. There is currently no cure but medication can be taken to stabilise some symptoms for a certain period of time.
Did you know that 27 people in America die each day due to drunk driving fatalities and another 15 due to fatalities linked to distracted driving? According to Johnston and Wiggins, 2012 Every year there are thousands of fatal car crashes due to distracted drivers. Distracted driving is not only caused from texting & drinking, but from other distractions as well. These distractions include eating, music, children or other passengers in the car, & even putting on makeup or fixing their hair. There are many laws out there that ban texting and drinking while driving to keep people from harm’s way but there are so few people who actually obey the laws.
Statistics state that there is an estimated 10 million alcoholics in the U.S. and alcoholism is the 2nd leading cause of death behind cancer. In addition, the statistics also state that there are some who suggest that “alcoholism is actually ranked 1st because alcoholism is often misdiagnosed.” (Milam & Ketcham, 1983)The cause of death for the alcoholic can range from dying in a car accident; to deterioration of his or her organs from years of alcohol abuse. The alcoholic can look forward to a life in which they will have heart disease, cirrhosis of the liver, organ failure, loss of family, and loss f job. In addition, the ethnic group most likely to become an alcoholic is Native Americans while the least likely ethnic group is Orientals. Most people view alcoholism as a controllable disease and a “personal emotional weakness”.
Pink gains a sense of trustworthiness through his use of credible sources. On the other hand, Babauta has no credibility in his lackadaisical methods, only showing what he does with no belief of success. Not everybody trusts paintings, but people believe photographs. The two authors use different types of diction. Some examples are seen in Pinks essay when he says “Have I eradicated all unproductive behaviour and become a self-disciplined, self-actualizing machine?”(2).
I am unique; I don’t fit into the crowd and why spend my time trying to when I could have fun standing out? So what if people didn’t like the real me, it would be their loss anyway. That night I wrote a poem about what I had learned, “If I was a color right now I would be white, a powerful unique perfection, reflecting off of everything around me; Creating new bright light. Then everyone would see the vibrancy that is inside of me. Let it pour out of my soul; make pain never again take its toll.
Everybody wants to spice up their looks with a great natural glow. Tan completes outfits and adds somewhat exotic hint to your appearance. It looks harmless and it seems like tanning only benefits your skin, but as you look deeper into the process, huge issues are starting to rise. Although for general society golden tan is an indicator of healthy skin, health professionals disagree. In professionals’ eyes tan is considered a skin damage that causes premature aging of the skin, links directly to skin cancer, and puts addicted youth in danger.
He introduced lifelike figures and used light and shade to a level which was more advanced than ever. He had a strong contrast of colour and good colour balance. By no means did he perfect any of these innovations however he did revive them; shaking of the Byzantine influence on art. He did not have much success with perspective but he did attempt to use it which was bound to have an influence on later artists to use the same technique. We can see that he made an effort as figures fade in the
Have you ever been in a car accident? Recent studies have shown that the fatal crash rate for 16-17 year olds has a lower rate than the 18-19 year olds. The fatality rate for teenager as a whole, has been decreased by about 30% ever since in the mid 1990’s, the requirement of having a certain number of hours behind the wheel has been enforced in almost every state in the U.S. Some people have brought up the suggestion of pushing back driving ages. That is a terrible idea because although they’re the ones getting into them, it’s not just the minors fault.
When he says ‘what might have appalled us when we started out trip a few days ago no longer impressed us much’, the reader gets the impression that Alagiah is a heartless, cruel man. However, as the extract goes on, the view of Alagiah’s character changes quite rapidly, as his emotions are more involved. Alagiah also uses senses to describe what he was feeling and experiencing. A good example of this would be ‘it was a smell that drew me to her doorway’. This utilization of synaesthesia is effective as it creates a better relation with the reader by combining two senses- touch and smell- to create one realistic effect.