By Glenn Kardy
American popular culture is popping jap. on a daily basis, thousands of children spend hours observing anime on caricature community and analyzing phone book-sized comics known as manga. From "Spirited Away" to Shonen bounce, if the label says "Made in Japan" it is thought of cool. yet what a good way to take pleasure in anime and manga in its unique language? Written eastern comprises 3 scripts: the phonetic hiragana and katakana syllabaries, every one constituted of forty six characters (collectively referred to as kana); and kanji, a posh set of characters in keeping with chinese language ideographs. Hiragana and katakana are the real "ABCs of Japanese," as they are often used to jot down entire sentences. kids in Japan discover ways to learn and write hiragana and katakana lengthy prior to they're brought to kanji. such a lot manga certain towards the youngest readers in Japan also are written thoroughly in kana. "Kana de Manga" makes studying kana effortless and enjoyable for college kids who already get pleasure from jap comics. each one web page has a funny manga representation representing a observe that starts with the hiragana or katakana personality featured prominently on the best. a short clarification accompanies every one drawing; the English an identical of the notice is given; and there's a paintings zone the place scholars can perform writing the characters. Is the anime-and-manga increase only a fad? might be. but when it conjures up children to wish to profit in regards to the eastern language and tradition, then it's a fad educators and scholars alike may still include.
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Procedure Palpate each fossa for swelling, tenderness, and any abnormal bony or soft tissue masses (Fig. 3-4). Pain and tenderness associated with swelling secondary to trauma may indicate a fractured clavicle or a separated acromioclavicular joint. Abnormal bony tissue may indicate a cervical rib, which may cause neurological or vascular symptoms in the upper extremity. If an extra rib is suspected, evaluate for thoracic outlet syndrome (see Chapter 5). An abnormal soft tissue mass may indicate lymph adenopathy or a tumor.