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Andrea Yates and the Drowning of Her Kids - Andrea Yates and the Drowning of Her Kids How does a perfectly normal woman, living in a typical suburban neighborhood wind up in jail on charges of murdering her five children. On June20, 2001, Rusty Yates receives a call from his wife Andrea to return home from work. He learns that his wife of eight years has systematically drowned each of his five children in the family bath tub. She is arrested in Texas on charges of capitol murder and is convicted and sentenced to life in prison. Andrea Yates was born in Houston, Texas on July 2, 1964....   [tags: Andrea Yates Mental Disorders Murder Essays] 882 words
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Analysis of the Case of Andrea Yates - The Andrea Yates murder trial was one of the most highly publicized cases of 2001. Perplexing and complicated, it appealed to the public audience for various reasons. A mother methodically, drowns her five children in the family bathtub after her husband leaves for work. Was this an act of a cold calculating killer, or was this the act of a woman who lost touch with reality. Is this a case of medical neglect, and psychological dysfunctions, or is this a battle of ethics and deviant behavior exploiting medical and legal loop holes....   [tags: murder trial, andrea yate, classical theory]
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The Case Study of Andrea Yates - Andrea Yates long history of mental illness did impact what she did to her children as well as an outside influence of Michael and Rachel Woroniecki. In 1993 Rusty and Andrea married and a year later they had their first child a son named Noah. They planned on having many children whatever God intended for them. Their five children were all named after figures from the Bible. After Andrea’s first child Noah was born she began to have violent visions and felt that Satan was speaking to her. Andrea kept all her feelings to herself not realizing how much mental illness was in her family because she and Rusty had Bible inspired notions about family and motherhood....   [tags: Postpartum Depression] 888 words
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Andrea Yates and The Evolution of Insanity Defense - The criteria for insanity has changed due to the different criminal cases that people are faced with and there isn’t a fine line between sanity and insanity. From what I have researched, I find that there could be a fine line drawn between sanity and insanity. My criterion for insanity is for a person not to know the difference between right and wrong. My criteria matched well with the M’Naghten Rule which states, “Defendant either did not understand what he or she did, or failed to distinguish right from wrong, because of a ‘disease of mind’” (Reuters, Para....   [tags: disorder, syndrome, pyschotic disorder]
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Postpartum Depression and Crime: The Case of Andrea Yates - ... However, as noted by the pair, a general population study of mothers with colicky infants discovered 70% had aggressive thoughts toward their infants and 26% experienced thoughts of infanticide during colic episodes.” In Postpartum Psychosis and the Courts, Melissa L, Nau and team found four percent of women with postpartum psychosis commit infanticide. In the article, The Process of Recovery in Women who Experienced Psychosis following Childbirth written by Laura McGrath and team, psychosis is a mental illness that affect 1-2 mothers per 1000 deliveries shortly after childbirth....   [tags: postpartum psychosis and the courts]
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Andrea Kennesy Yates - Biography Andrea Kennedy Yates was born on July 2, 1964 in Houston, Tex. She graduated from Milby High School in Houston in 1982. She was the class valedictorian, captain of the swim team and an officer in the National Honor Society. She completed a two-year pre-nursing program at the University of Houston and then graduated in 1986 from the University of Texas School of Nursing in Houston. She worked as a registered nurse at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center from 1986 until 1994....   [tags: biographical essay, early life, success]
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Andrea Yates - Story of Andrea Yates Composition I: Effective Writing for Criminal Justice Majors Story of Andrea Yates On June 20, 2001 a woman by the name of Andrea Yates, stunned the whole country with one of the most bizarre acts of violence that a parents could ever do to their own children. She called her husband at work and told him “I did it” confused by what was going on, he rush home only to find his house filled with officers of the law. The husband asked, “What is going on?”, and only to found out that his wife had drowned all five of their children....   [tags: Criminal Justice] 1819 words
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Andrea Yates - Andrea Yates Arguement Last June in 2001, a 37-year-old lady by the name of Andrea Yates, was arrested for killing her five children. Most people like me would agree that she was sane, and the death penalty would have been the right punishment for Mrs. Andrea Yates. The punishment in the State of Texas for committing two capital crimes is life in jail or the death penalty. Andrea’s lawyer tried to show her innocence by protesting that she was insane at the time of the killings. This plea of insanity could have kept her from life in jail or the death penalty....   [tags: essays papers]
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Andrea Yates - Andrea Yates      “Yates does not fit the profile of a mother who kills her children” said Hay of Child Protective Services. (Glenn par. 14) Most mothers who kill their children are younger and generally start out as teen-age moms. However, thirty-seven year old Andrea Pia Yates killed her five children and is now on trial to receive a punishment for her actions. She claims the reason she committed the crime is because she suffers from a severe case of postpartum depression. Andrea Yates possesses many problems and no matter her state of mental health, she will be punished for the crime she committed....   [tags: Killers Murder Crime Criminals]
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Yates - The article that I chose is one from TIME magazine entitled “The Yates Odyssey”. It tells the story of the tragic murder of five children by their 37 year old mother, Andrea Yates. The article traces her mental history throughout the years of the marriage and even before the marriage. The article notes that one of the reasons that she even initiated a relationship with her husband Rusty is because she was feeling down about a recent break up and “she got to a point where she needed companionship.” Reporters from TIME did an in depth investigation into the life and mind of Andrea Yates in an attempt to reveal the truths about one of the most appalling and disturbing murder cases of our...   [tags: essays research papers] 860 words
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Quiverfull, General Strain Theory, and Filicide - The Yates’ unconventional standard of living along with the social belief that a woman’s role is to be the homemaker could have created anxiety and undue pressure on Andrea. Their pastor and mentor, Woroniecki “preached that parents were ultimately responsible for the souls of their children” and if children were behaving poorly the parents should “commit suicide rather than cause their children to stumble and go to hell” (Lancet 1952). The Yates lived on Woroniecki’s converted bus for two years with Noah, John, and Paul—all of which toddlers—while Andrea tried to be content because she “thought [she] was helping [her] husband and trying to do what [Rusty] wanted”(Park & Dietz 9)....   [tags: the Yates murder case]
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Andrea Palladio - The Renaissance produced a wealth of great skill and craftsmanship. Describe in detail the work of one of its great artists or architects. Andrea Palladio (1508-80) was one of the most influential figures of Renaissance architecture, who worked in Vicenza in northern Italy as well as in Venice and the surrounding Veneto. Born in Padua, Palladio trained as a stonemason moving to Vicenza in 1524 to continue his training. Giangiorgio Trissino (1478-1550), his patron, introduced him to classical and humanist studies and took him on his first trip to Rome – where he later spent two years studying....   [tags: Andrea Palladio] 944 words
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Robert Browning’s Andrea del Sarto - Robert Browning’s Andrea del Sarto Lucrezia del Sarto (To My Dear Husband) My dear husband, put away your plate of bread Or, pray you, hand it to the dogs; the sun Has but an hour to make its mid-way trek, And here sit you etching pewter with crust, And smearing cheese and jam with lazy thumbs. Ah, yes. Kiss me so. Then kiss me better To smother my lips. Your artlessness is What makes me smile so, dear, and not your kiss. No, I will speak. And should you be so kind As to listen, you’ll find me plainly spoken....   [tags: Andrea del Sarto] 1634 words
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Changing Feelings Towards Peter and Andrea in Once in a House on Fire - Changing Feelings Towards Peter and Andrea in Once in a House on Fire 'Once in a house on fire' by Andrea Ashworth At the beginning of the Novel, A freak accident robbed Andrea of a loving father at the age of five. Her mother Lorraine, widowed at just twenty-five years old, was distraught, not least because she was left alone to raise Andrea and her younger sister Lauren ( also known as Laurie). By the time Andrea was six, she had a new 'father'... When the reader first meets Peter, it is difficult to contrive a clear opinion of him....   [tags: Once in a House on Fire Andrea Ashworth Essays] 1865 words
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Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates - Throughout a lifetime, one can run through many different personalities that transform constantly due to experience and growing maturity, whether he or she becomes the quiet, brooding type, or tries out being the wild, party maniac. Richard Yates examines acting and role-playing—recurring themes throughout the ages—in his fictional novel Revolutionary Road. Frank and April Wheeler, a young couple living miserably in suburbia, experience relationship difficulties as their desire to escape grows. Despite their search for something different, the couple’s lack of communication causes their planned move to Europe to fall through....   [tags: Frank and April Wheeler ] 1398 words
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Andrea - The myth of Andrea`s first love is a story of the things anger causes a person to do and the power it gives someone. As one of many of the daughters of Zeus and Hera, Andrea was young, beautiful and wealthy. She lived on Mount Olympus with her maid in a beautiful palace made of gold and exquisite carvings which was given as a gift from Hestia. There was never anything that made her special from her many other brothers and sisters. She didn’t have a hundred hands, powers or talents. Zeus thought she may be mortal like his other 32 children who became leaders of different states of Greece....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1087 words
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A Brief Biography of Andrea Jung - Andrea Jung was born in 1959 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and raised in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Jung graduated magna cum laude at Princeton University and planned to continue to law school afterwards. Jung had gotten a job training her to be a manager at Bloomingdale’s, allowing her to step into the field of law. She did so exceedingly well at this job that she continued to a different job and began her debut at I. Magnin & Company as senior vice president, general merchandising manager. Next, she handled issues concerning accessories, cosmetics and apparel as the executive vice president of Neiman Marcus....   [tags: notorious Canadian women] 1058 words
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An Example of Successful Management: Andrea Jung - Management is a job that is “harder than it looks,” as the saying goes. Not only must you have a plan, be able to organize, control, and lead, you must be able to continue to make decisions that will benefit not only the company, but everyone involved in said company. That involves stockholders, employees, and management that is both above and below what position you may be in. Andrea Jung, one of the most successful CEOs is an example of manager who can plan, organize, control, and lead in Avon and continue to make it a success....   [tags: CEO of Avon]
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Letter to a Playground Bully by Andrea Gibson - Andrea Gibson’s’ poem ‘Letter to the Playground Bully’ is an unforgettable poem about bullying. She cleverly crafts a poem from the perspective of an 8 and a half year old girl who is trying to confront the playground bully through a letter. The poem’s sole purpose is to expose the hardships and reality for victims of bullying. She achieves this by making the speaker a younger version of herself. She wrote this poem in order to perform in front of high school and elementary school students to try and stop bullying....   [tags: rhetorical analysis, poetry]
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The Voyage of the Narwhal by Andrea Barrett - The Voyage of the Narwhal by Andrea Barrett The voyage of the narwhal is a novel by Andrea Barrett, who reveals many aspects of the search for fame and glory, versus search for the truth. When the characters leave for the voyage with the same mission, it is the drive of their different motives for the expedition that separates their destiny on the trip. It was the commander that in blindness of fame led the expedition to tragedy and loss. Through out this novel the author reveals through the characters that the search for the truth is more important than the search of fame and wealth....   [tags: Voyage Narqhal Barrett] 1931 words
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Ill or Evil: The Insanity Defense - ... Also, because the jury claimed that she, at the time, knew exactly what she was doing and killed her children in cold blood. She was found guilty and the jury decided in lieu of the death penalty, she would receive a sentence of life in prison. The decision was overturned in a 2005 Texas Court of Appeals after a psychiatric witness for the prosecution admitted he lied about his testimony, falsifying that she got the idea from a Law and Order episode, and a new trial began. Andrea Yates was found not guilty by reason of insanity, and was committed to a state hospital in Texas, where, more than likely, she will spend the rest of her life institutionalized....   [tags: law, psychiatric facility, mental disorder]
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Faith and Other Flat Tires by Andrea Palpant Dilley - Faith and Other Flat Tires is the story of Andrea Palpant Dilley’s journey through her religion. Raised in Kenya by Quaker missionary parents, Dilley had assumed her religion was already laid out for her. Her father was a priest, and her mother was a devout Christian. She dressed up as Amy Carmichael, a Christian missionary, for Halloween, stayed involved with her church community, and chose to get baptized herself. After her baptism, Dilley felt spiritually fulfilled. She describes the experience, “In that moment, I felt the blessing of a priest upon me....   [tags: biography, kenya, religion] 559 words
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Understanding The Meaning of Freedom: James Yates, Tadeusz Borowski, and Adolf Hitler - Understanding Freedom Freedom: the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. While a Webster dictionary provides a sound definition to this most coveted of words, it is by no means universal. While one person may define freedom as their accessibility to a clean source of fresh drinking water, another may define freedom as a having a stable wi-fi connection. In the context of the world during the second world war, there were at least three men, James Yates, Tadeusz Borowski, and Adolf Hitler, who each had their own understanding of the word, “freedom-” Yates, that of solidarity, Borowski, that of freedom’s nonexistence, and Hitler, that of racial sup...   [tags: power, superiority, solidarity]
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Interpretation of Poems by Robert Browning, William Yates, and William Williams - ... One is aware that he is already trying to control his next possible wife by telling the story of his last Duchess, to the servant, with the belief that it will be passed along to the daughter. Finally, in his last attempt to remind the servant of their discussion and his expectations, he directs the servant’s attention to a rare piece of art. The reader conceives that the Duke views himself as Neptune and his past and future wives as the “sea-horse” which he tames (Browning line 54-55). The reader witnesses a Duke, which is controlling and believes everyone else is beneath him....   [tags: duchess, byzantium, wheelbarrow]
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The Road Far From Heaven: Richard Yates’s Book Revolutionary Road - From the founding and settling of the United States, the deeply rooted American ideology of individualism has compeled the nation to strive for self-reliance and nondependence. This ideology is captured in Walt Whitman’s words “A man is not a whole and complete man unless he owns a house and the ground it stands on” (Jackson 50). However, the early 20th century’s threat of dependency and socialism, resulted in the conformity of a nation after WWII, reaching an ultimate height during the Eisenhower Era in the 1950’s....   [tags: eisenhower era, socialism, dependency]
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San Andrea Fault - San Andrea Fault Introduction The San Andreas Fault is a geologic fault zone between two tectonic plates that runs from San Francisco south to San Diego in California. It is an area of frequent earthquakes caused by the plates sliding past each other. It is so called because it runs along the San Andreas Valley. The San Andreas fault was brought dramatically to world attention in 1906 when sudden displacement along the fault produced the great San Francisco earthquake and fire. This earthquake was but one of many that have resulted throughout its life of about 15-20 million years....   [tags: science]
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Aborted Confidence: An Analysis of Acting and Role-Playing in Revolutionary Road - Confidence takes people down the right road, a road they will not want to escape, a road that is not petrified or petrifying, and a road with a positive reflection of life. Revolutionary Road, a fiction novel by Richard Yates, is a skillfully written tragedy based upon a society in Western Connecticut where life appears quite dull on Revolutionary Road. The Wheeler and Campbell families all include members who lack confidence, a characteristic having been aborted at an early age or during tough situations....   [tags: Richard Yates, literary analysis]
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The Coloristic Virtuosity of Venetian Painting as Exhibited by Andrea Schiavone's "The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche" - Sixteenth century art focused on individual artistic styles, which helped a lot of painters develop key characteristics in their artwork. The end of the High Renaissance and a turn towards what would later be defined as the Baroque style marked this time period. Andrea Schiavone’s The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche shows the perfect blend of taking different characteristics from the master painters before him and creating his own style. The combination shown in his depiction of The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche is of Titian and Parmigianino, both of whom were great master painters during the Renaissance....   [tags: Art Analysis ]
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The Use and Misuse of Academic Words in Writing by Andrea Marie Cons - In her article “The Use and Misuse of Academic Words in Writing,” (2012), Andrea Marie Cons compares the writing of students who are developing their English language skills to those who are not native speakers but who have reached a level of proficiency such that they are no longer grouped with second-language learners. While it is true that language is something learned over a lifetime, as new words are invented and new meanings are given to old words, Cons focuses on so-called “academic words” which serve as more enduring markers of academic achievement....   [tags: second language, writing, students]
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Do Men Mother?: Fathering, Care and Domestic Responsibility by Andrea Doucet - Traditionally, mothers have been assigned to stay in the house to take care of children and perform daily household activities. However in recent years, men are becoming more involved in the house. Men are sharing more of the same responsibilities with women in terms of housekeeping and childrearing. Several fathers are choosing to stay in the house to take care of their children rather than working outside; either because of employment interruption or their wives are earning a higher salary than them....   [tags: Social Issues, Housekeeping and Childrearing] 1044 words
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Prader-Willi Syndrome Discovered by by Endocrinologists Andrea Prader and Heinrich Willi - Prader-Willi Syndrome “Prader-Willi Syndrome was discovered in 1956 by Endocrinologists Andrea Prader and Heinrich Willi (Prader- Willi Syndrome Association.)” Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is “…a genetic disorder that is present at birth and that affects 12,000 to 15,000 people in America (Prader- Willi Syndrome Association.)” This syndrome makes the lives of those it affects so much more difficult than the average person. By writing this paper others will see how amazing they are, and realize how much as human beings can withstand, how much life is worth to people....   [tags: articulation errors, genetic testing, treatment]
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The Debate Over Pornography Being Art: Pornography, from Andrea Dworkin - Can art be pornography. Can pornography be art. Does the observer become the judge of what is or is not pornographic, or is the culture in which the images/sculptures/writings originate from the deciding judge. I would argue that only the creator and the original intended viewers of the art or pornography should assign the piece regardless of medium to the classification it is meant to represent. In reading the essay Pornography, from Andrea Dworkin’s “Pornography’” Pornography: Men Possessing Women (Jones pg....   [tags: rape, culture, images, whore]
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Post Partum Depression - Post Partum Depression Unlike "the baby blues" which affects 70% to 80% of new mothers and does not require prompt medical attention due to its mild nature. Major Post Partum Depression attacks 10% of new mothers and is entirely a beast of a different nature, one that must be reckoned with. The most recent Post Partum case that has rightfully caused a media frenzy is the Andrea Yates case. Yates was the mother of five young children. This past summer Yates held each of her children in a bath tub full of water until their death....   [tags: Papers] 890 words
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Should Death Penalty Be Utilized? - ... Or is it because of the image that women are weaker so they cannot construct a whole plan to committee such a violent and horrific crime. Regardless of the reasoning behind it, it is still no secret that a female offender are rarely put on death row and the women who are, more often then not, are on death row for killing someone in their immediate family. Capital Punishment is known to have been around since the Eighteenth Century B.C. The first known community that utilized the death pentality is said to be King Hammaurabi....   [tags: capital punishment, legal decisions] 676 words
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Avon's First Female CEO: Ms. Andrea Jung - Each year Fortune magazine publishes its list of the top 500 U.S. companies ranked according to reported gross revenues. In the highly competitive world of business, the CEO's of these companies are responsible for making decisions that allow a company into this elite group and remain on the list year after year. Avon Products Inc. first appeared on the Fortune 500 list in 1955 inaugural year, ranked at number 455. Over the years, Avon has moved up and down the list of 500 managing to remain there since its first appearance as a top grossing corporation....   [tags: Avon Business CEO Management] 1451 words
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Defense of the Insanity Defense - Defense of the Insanity Defense: John Hinckley Jr., Jeffery Dahmer, James Holmes, and Andrea Yates: all are perpetrators of violent crimes, and all claim insanity as the reason. In recent years, it seems that the verdicts of many major violent crimes have come down to whether the defendant is accountable for their actions or if they should be held Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGRI). This verdict more commonly known as the Insanity Defense is often seen as a way for criminals to ‘get out’ of punishment for their crimes....   [tags: perpetrators of violent crimes]
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Post Partum Depression - It is a doctors job to inform pregnant women of the changes their bodies will go through in the stages of pregnancy; changes such as tearfulness, irritability, hypochondriasis, sleeplessness, impairment of concentration, isolation and headache. (Andrea Yates) Women are given time off work and are instructed to do minimal physical activities, they do this in the US so that the woman’s body may recover. Recovery takes a long time and there is an 80% chance that post pregnant woman will become diagnosed with depression, which is when a person feels sad or down for a long period of time....   [tags: Women's Health] 998 words
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Future of Water: A Startling Look Ahead - In this book the author, Salman and Bradlow provide a foundations for water resource management. The book includes importance and similarity to water legislation within different countries and legislations. The authors encompass relvancy to elements that highlight the upcoming involvement of water legislation. Some issues that are presented with in the context are the representation of different regions and the legal systems of the international world. This is a relevant book as for water resources and management is a primary issue within the topic of choice and a resource in a manner of this is very rich in the details of elements that are right on key fact to be portayed in the overall out...   [tags: water legislation, water usage, scott yates] 1542 words
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Can Churches Save America by Joseph Shapiro and Andrea Wright - Can Churches Save America by Joseph Shapiro and Andrea Wright When reading Joseph Shapiro and Andrea Wright’s article, Can Churches Save America, I couldn’t help but to feel compelled to write about this. The article touched on how the government is an institution that is impersonal to those who are seeking help to reestablish themselves in society, yet the most churches are caring and plant their programs in a strong-grounded religious foundation. The same goes for programs that are in our prison systems....   [tags: Papers] 456 words
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An Investigation of Postpartum Depression - An Investigation of Postpartum Depression Missing Works Cited The recent Andrea Yates murder trial brought a firestorm of controversy as the issue of postpartum depression (PPD) became a debated topic throughout the country. Did Andrea truly suffer from psychosis as she drowned her five children in the bathtub or was such defense a scheme to avoid the death sentence. Prosecutors suggested the spousal-revenge theory as a motive for the killings. Could she have committed murder to get back at a possessive and domineering husband....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Well-known Women From Illinois - The women from Illinois are different and unique in their own way. Learning about a few of the famous women from Illinois might help to understand the many different people who have lived in Illinois. Even though Betty White was mainly known for her acting she was also a writer. Betty White, Veronica Roth, and Catherine Yates are some of the many interesting and important women from Illinois. Betty White Betty White was the only child of Horance and Tess White; when Betty was two years old her family moved to Los Angeles (“Betty White” Biography para....   [tags: Betty White, Veronica Roth, Catherine Yates]
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Revolutionary Road Analysis - Suburban life in the 1950s was ideal, but not ideal for the women. Women were continuously looked at as the typical suburban housewife. In Richard Yates’ novel, Revolutionary Road, we are given the chance to see the dynamics of the Wheeler family and of those around them. Through the use of theme, tone and major symbolism in the novel, we are shown the perspective of gender roles in the 1950s. The author shows the reader the struggles of strict gender roles and how the protagonist of the story will do just about anything to escape from it....   [tags: Richard Yates, gender role, suburban life]
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Gender Roles in Henrik Ibsen´s A Doll´s House, Gail Godwin´s A Sorrowful Women and Andrea Potos´ Depending on the Light - In Henrik Ibsen’s short story A Doll’s House, Gail Godwin’s “A Sorrowful Women”, and Andrea Potos’ “Depending on the Light”, the characters reactions revel the author’s attitudes challenging the traditional roles of men and women. The authors used different attitudes and mediums, but each challenges the traditional roles of men and women. Andrea Potos’ poem, “Depending on the Light”, emits a nostalgic tone that is evident throughout. As the narrator puts on lipstick, she sees her “mother again carefully coloring inside the lines.” The flashback depicts the narrators mother putting “on her face” in anticipation of her father’s homecoming....   [tags: attitude, tradition, roles, women, men, tone] 1291 words
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Postpartum Depression - Postpartum Depression In 2001, Andrea Yates, a Texas mother, was accused of drowning her five children, (aged seven, five, three, two, and six months) in her bathtub. The idea of a mother drowning all of her children puzzled the nation. Her attorney argued that it was Andrea Yates' untreated postpartum depression, which evolved into postpartum psychosis that caused her horrific actions (1) . He also argued that Andrea Yates suffered from postpartum depression after the birth of her fourth child, and that she attempted suicide twice for this very disorder ((1))....   [tags: Health Medicine Reseach Papers]
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Mentally Insane but Guilty - Mentally Insane but Guilty The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.1822), sponsored by Senator Frank Padavan (R-C, Bellerose), that would allow juries to find defendants "guilty but mentally ill" in cases where they believe the defendant may have been mentally ill at the time of the crime, but should still be held responsible for his or her actions. "The Andrea Yates case in Texas highlights the need for another option for jurors other than simply guilty or innocent. Often, juries are reluctant to find defendants 'not guilty by reason of mental illness,' because they are afraid those defendants will not be held responsible and will go free after only a brief stay in a psychi...   [tags: Papers] 5200 words
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Andreas Capellanus' De Amore: - Andreas Capellanus' De Amore: An Instructional Book for Men in the Ways to Treat Women Andreas Capellanus was born between the years 1150-1160 and died sometime after 1186. Not much of his life is known besides that he is believed to have been a chaplain in the Court of Henry of Troy. Capellanus wrote a book named De Amore, which became the definitive work on the subject of courtly love throughout medieval times. De Amore is a book stylized in the form of a letter to a fictitious friend, Walter, about the intricacies of love....   [tags: Andreas Capellanus De Amore]
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Andrea Del Sarto- How Browning?s Poetry Can Be Linked To When It Was W - Robert Browning’s poem, ‘Andrea del Sarto’ presents the reader with his views on the painter’s life, an artist who has lost faith in the Parnassian ideal of living for art, and now has to use art as a living. The poem looks at the darker side of the painter when he was older, and expresses a lot about Browning as well, and how he thought his work was perceived, and the context of his life and times. The poem covers many ideas and themes, which not only create a powerful poem, but also create commentary from Browning’s prerogative of his own situation....   [tags: essays research papers] 1552 words
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The Mind of a Serial Killer - Serial murder is one of the most baffling crimes that occur in the U.S. and all over the world. Knight (2006) defines serial murder as the killing of three or more people over a period of more than 30 days, with a significant cooling-off period. The cooling off period may be weeks, months or even years long. Researchers have proposed various psychological, biological and sociological theories that offer a partial understanding of the nature of serial murder. Some propose that the basis for criminal behavior is a predisposition to violence as well as a mix between environment, personality traits and biological factors....   [tags: Criminology ]
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The Insanity Defense - Over the years the standards and requirements for the insanity plea have changed, from strict to lenient back to strict and so on. In some states for example Kansas, Montana, Idaho, and Utah just abolished the ability to plead insanity all together. (Insanity defense among the states ) In other states the requirements vary like in California they use the McNaughton rule which says that to be declared insane, defendants must either not have known what they were doing at the time or not have realized their actions were wrong....   [tags: legal reform, McNaughton, mental health]
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The Insanity Plea - Over the years the standards and requirements for the insanity plea have changed, from strict to lenient back to strict and so on. According to the article ‘Insanity defense among the states’, in some states for example Kansas, Montana, Idaho, and Utah just abolished the ability to pleading insanity all together. (Insanity defense among the states) In other states the requirements vary like in California they use the McNaughton rule which says that to be declared insane, defendants must either not have known what they were doing at the time or not have realized their actions were wrong....   [tags: psychiatric hospital, defense]
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The Insanity Defense - The Insanity Defense Former U.S president Ronald Reagan was shot by a man named John Hinckley in the year 1981. The president along with many of his entourage survived the shooting despite the heavy infliction of internal and external injuries. The Hinckley case is a classic example of the 'not guilty by reason of insanity' case (NGRI). The criminal justice system under which all men and women are tried holds a concept called mens rea, a Latin phrase that means "state of mind". According to this concept, Hinckley committed his crime oblivious of the wrongfulness of his action....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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I Am a Humanist - I Am a Humanist One Sunday afternoon, under the warm, unrelenting gaze of the sun, a revelation interrupted my usual observations of the psychological flux seemingly inherent in all family relationships. Since the fact which I had noticed seemed relevant to the conversation, I saw no harm in prodding out the truth by a simple statement, "My sister is one too." Of course I meant it partially in jest, since she had made no such rebellious declarations. A few inconsequential discussions had made me consider stating her liberalism valid, and I took only a small step further by calling her an equal....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 1788 words
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Postpartum Depression - Postpartum depression is a serious mood disorder experienced by women after giving birth. This complex disorder can shatter mothers mind, body and spirit and end their dreams of what they expected motherhood to be. Health professionals estimate that between 15 and 20 percent of women who have recently given birth will be affected by postpartum depression (Stone, 2008). 700,000 new moms each year develops postpartum depression (Veng & Mcloskey, 2007). Postpartum depression affects more than just the mom....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Behavioral Problems] 2372 words
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Hurricane Andrew: The King of Destruction - Imagine sitting in your room, and on the phone. Maybe you are playing a game, like Angry Birds, or Cookie Clicker. Out of the blue, a hurricane rips apart your newly built house. Hurricanes can be deadly, and can cause a lot of damage if attention is not paid. “Anyone who says that they’re not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool, a liar, or a little bit of both”-Anderson Cooper . Mr. Cooper is not alone on that quote. Natural disasters affect hundreds of thousands of people each year....   [tags: hurricanes, hurricane andrew, natural disasters]
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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Life and Work - Andrew Lloyd Webber was born on March 22, 1948. He composed many musicals throughout his lifetime including; “Evita”, “Phantom of the Opera”, and “Cats”. Webber grew up in South Kensington to parents William who was a professional in theory and composition at the Royal College of Music in England and Jean who was a singer and a violinist in the same school. By age three Webber was playing the violin. Then by age six he composed his own songs. Then by age nine he had a piece of music published in the magazine, “Music Teacher.” Thanks to Webber’s Aunt Vi who got him into theatre....   [tags: Andrew Lloyd Webber, ] 572 words
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