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The passage discusses the mixed attitude of different historical periods towards elderly both in terms of status and position. Though nowhere in the world has old age been ever celebrated or appreciated. Generally those who were healthy, physically and mentally were respected but the ones who were frail were treated no more than burden and hence ignored. There have been some meager differences between eras eg ancient Greece and Rome looked down upon old age as slowing down and decline. During classical period beauty was considered strength and old age as ugly. During medieval times and Renaissance, old age was viewed as cruel and weak. Even the modern era shares the same opinion. The lectures supports the points from passage while discussing the writings of different authors regarding old age. It agrees that some authors believed that in between the age of 55-75 debilitating effects come up which are a reflective of the lifestyle lived and passed 85 frailness is a common feature. It focuses mainly on the views of Lily, who considered old age as pain. While quoting another author, Morrison who opined old age to be bad due to failed and weak body. Also that many authors believed that early old age would be better.
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Using the points and examples from the lecture, explain two drawbacks of Safe Drinking Water Act of United States.
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Why do the educated girls accept the first proposal that comes their way? (Para 4)
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Directions: Placed below are certain species of flora and fauna which would benefit or suffer from human extinction. Put three species under each category out of the species listed below. Two of the options will not be used. Please type your answer as: Would benefit: ______; Would suffer: ________.
|Would benefit||Would suffer|
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"You missed a good chance in your career."
"Yes, I _____ that job when Mr. Johnson offered."
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What are the two sites for improving reading section in toefl? grudge report in think.. what are other onces ?