A Silent Voice

Author: Yoshitoki Oima
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
ISBN: 1632360640
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WORDS OF REASSURANCE Once upon a time, Shoya was terribly cruel to Shoko, his elementary school classmate who couldn't hear. To make up for his past sins, Shoya has devoted himself to repaying the debt of happiness he owes. So when Shoko faces a romantic setback, Shoya assembles some familiar faces from their past for a trip to the amusement park that may just change things for Shoya, too.

The Silent Voice

Author: Joan Surace
Publisher: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1642982059
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The Silent Voice is a story of a young woman who, through her struggles, came to America and found theatrical success and love. Diana was destined to reach the stars in theater. She first had to survive many tragic events in her life. She suffered all the consequences of World War II, including the death of her father. Deeply traumatized by her uncle, she packed her bags for America. As she passed Lady Liberty, Diana knew she had reached her destination. Throughout her many trials and tribulations, she held on to hope. She was persistent and never gave up, and her dreams of Broadway became true.

A Silent Voice In The Land

Author: Hassan Mamman Lai
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781453583319
Size: 29.66 MB
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In a period of dearth in writing even within academic circle, this collection of poems, "a silent voice in the land" coming as a second publication of a collection of poems by this author is a good source of reprieve that perhaps all is not lost in the art of writing.

Silent Voice

Author: Yoshitoki ; translation: Steven LeCroy Oima
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
ISBN: 9781632360564
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"Shoya is a bully. When Shoko, a girl who can't hear, enters his elementary school class, she becomes their favorite target, and Shoya and his friends goad each other into devising new tortures for her. But the children's cruelty goes too far. Shoko is forced to leave the school, and Shoya ends up shouldering all the blame. Six years later, the two meet again. Can Shoya make up for his past mistakes, or is it too late?"--provided from Amazon.com.

Group Inference A Silent Voice For The Buyer S Decision Making

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Abstract : Popular online group buying websites introduced a tipping point mechanism to the e-commerce world. However, the effects of this mechanism on an individual buyer's purchase decisions require further investigation. In this study, we developed a new construct, 'group inference', to study how information about the purchase group's behaviours can influence a customer's online group buying intention in the tipping point mechanism. We find that group inference as well as the buyer's satisfaction with the price discount and his expectation of quality can have significant positive effects on the buyer's intention to buy. The findings provide several important implications for online group buying research and management.

Vocal Apparitions

Author: Michal Grover-Friedlander
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691120089
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Cinema and opera have become intertwined in a variety of powerful and unusual ways. Vocal Apparitions tells the story of this fascinating intersection, interprets how it occurred, and explores what happens when opera is projected onto the medium of film. Michal Grover-Friedlander finds striking affinities between film and opera--from Lon Chaney's classic silent film, The Phantom of the Opera, to the Marx Brothers' A Night at the Opera to Fellini's E la nave va. One of the guiding questions of this book is what occurs when what is aesthetically essential about one medium is transposed into the aesthetic field of the other. For example, Grover-Friedlander's comparison of an opera by Poulenc and a Rossellini film, both based on Cocteau's play The Human Voice, shows the relation of the vocal and the visual to be surprisingly affected by the choice of the medium. Her analysis of the Marx Brothers' A Night at the Opera demonstrates how, as a response to opera's infatuation with death, cinema comically acts out a correction of opera's fate. Grover-Friedlander argues that filmed operas such as Zeffirelli's Otello and Friedrich's Falstaff show the impossibility of a direct transformation of the operatic into the cinematic. Paradoxically, cinema at times can be more operatic than opera itself, thus capturing something essential that escapes opera's self-understanding. A remarkable look at how cinema has been haunted--and transformed--by opera, Vocal Apparitions reveals something original and important about each medium.