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Carl Sandburg and How He was Influenced by Walt Whitman - Carl Sandburg and How He was Influenced by Walt Whitman Carl Sandburg and Walt Whitman had very similar lives. They both came from working class families and neither one of them went to high school or graduated college. They learned from watching people and by reading books on their own. They both had a certain sense for the world that made them able to see what was going on around them and grasp its significance. Although Whitman was born sixty years before Sandburg there were still a lot of the same things happening in America and they both picked up on one important factor of the time, that of the average working class man....   [tags: Carl Sandburg Walt Whitman Essays]
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Pride in Chicago by Carl Sandburg - Pride: we can take it in what we do, who we are, and what we’ve overcome. In Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago” he writes about the criticism and judgment that comes at his city, Chicago, and her laborers. The theme he portrays in his poem is that people can be proud no matter what they do, where they live, and what people think of him/her. He illustrates this theme through, word choice, imagery, and relational shifts throughout the poem. First of all, the poem tells us the thesis stated through word choice....   [tags: word choice, imagery, relational, poem] 837 words
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The Legacy of Carl Sandburg - What brings into existence any great work of literature. Is it a natural gift, artistic vision, dumb luck, or a little bit of all three. As I was writing this paper I tried to keep that question in mind. As I was researching the author, Carl Sandburg, of the poem “Chicago” I decided to try to understand his work I needed to meet four criteria of knowledge of his past and background, literary terms used, a common element shared by him and the poem, and my immediate responses to his work. The first criteria I want to go through is the common element shared by both the author and the poem, particularly the effects of the Industrial Revolution and the gap between the richest and poorest of the...   [tags: industrial revolution, literature]
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Carl Sandburg's Use of Allusion in Grass - Carl Sandburg's Use of Allusion in "Grass" Carl Sandburg's short poem "Grass" represents a metaphor for the disguise of history. The persona tells how histories that have taken place are sooner or later disregarded. The persona tells that the histories should not be disregarded, but be left the way it is as cited in the poem "I am the grass .Let me work." People should notice the events that took place and learn from their mistakes and be better people. The places that are mentioned in the poem are allusions....   [tags: Poetry Sandburg Poem Grass Essays] 556 words
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Chicago: The Legacy Of Carl Sandburg - Chicago: The Legacy of Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg may be one of our most influential poets in American history, he knew the American working man and his necessities. Sandburg used his poetry to explicate to the economy how life is, can, and could be. Carl Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois January 6, 1878 to Swedish immigrant parents with the names of August and Clara Johnson. His family was extremely poor. Carl left school at the age of thirteen to work odd jobs from bricklaying to dish washing to earn money to support the family....   [tags: essays research papers] 1092 words
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Carl Sandburg's View of Language - Carl Sandburg's View of Language Carl Sandburg's poem Languages is a poem about how languages can change over time. On the surface level, it compares the evolution of language to the formation of a river. At the same time, however, it makes a statement on why languages are difficult to label and mark. The lines dividing languages blur very easily. Languages There are no handles upon a language Whereby men take hold of it And mark it with signs for its remembrance. It is a river, this language, Once in a thousand years Breaking a new course Changing its way to the ocean....   [tags: Poem Poet Essays] 1032 words
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Carl Sandburg: American Writer, Poet and Editor - ... Where they stayed until they died. (Bildir) Carl wrote many poems throughout his college experience that many people did not know about. One person that really influenced and helped him was Prophesier Philip Green Wright. Prophesier Wright was a literature teacher at Lombard College. He paid for the publication of Carl’s first book of poetry “Reckless Ecstasy” (Buehrmann). This book contained many of Carl’s poems he had written and had five of his most popular poems. One being “Mary Lincoln, Wife and Widow” he wrote in 1932....   [tags: Pulizer prize winners, Joy]
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Carl Sandburg - Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois on January 6, 1878. Carl and his family lived in a three room cottage at 313 East Third Street in Galesburg, Illinois. His parent’s names were August and Clara Anderson Sandburg. Sandburg’s nickname was Charlie. His parents were both Swedish immigrants. His Dad worked for a blacksmith in Chicago. Sandburg did not have much of an education because he quit school at the age of thirteen. His favorite subject in school was geography....   [tags: essays research papers] 993 words
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Carl Sandburg and Robert Frost's Ability to Connect with Poetry Readers - When you think of poetry what comes to mind. Do you think of the abstract thoughts of Emily Dickinson, the intense illusions of T.S. Elliot, or the vengeful stories of Sylvia Plath. Most people do think of poetry’s complexities and think that it does not relate to them because they cannot understand the meanings of the poetry. On the other side of things, there are poets who write goofy rhymes to make people laugh such as Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein. While it is easy to understand these goofy poems, they do not really relate to real-life....   [tags: poems, poets] 1156 words
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Bringing Chicago to Life - ... Sandburg sneers, “Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be/ alive and coarse and strong and cunning,” (14-15). Sandburg defends his city while some people think it is cruel and harsh he describes Chicago as proud of those characteristics. Sandburg portrays Chicago as wicked, crooked, and brutal, but takes pride in living in a city that is so tough. Sandburg uses personification to describe Chicago as an actual living person. The author characterizes Chicago as various types of workers....   [tags: Carl Sandburg, American poetry]
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Glimmer of Hope - In the darkest of places, the hardest of times, or the lowest of lows, hope can always be found. “Hope Is a Tattered Flag,” by Carl Sandburg, illustrates where hope can be found, even when it seems like all is lost. This optimistic poem focuses on the depth of hope and the many aspects of life in which it lies. The setting of the work is in America amid a time of depression and hardship during the 1930s. In these trying times, all people were struggling to find their own gleam of hope anywhere they could....   [tags: Analysis, Carl Sandburg] 1310 words
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Buttons vs. Dulce et Decorum est - Written by Spanish-American war veteran, Carl Sandburg, “Buttons” illustrates that the actions of those not in the war first hand but, then exposes those who pay for their decisions in a vivid and ghastly approach (“Carl Sandburg”). “Dulce et Decorum Est” was written in 1917 by an injured Wilfred Owen due to World War 1(“Wilfred Owen”). Owen describes to the reader the graphic and gruesome side of war rather than the typical romanticized description. Similarities in imagery and theme can be found in both of these poems, but the differences in structure and point of view remain prevalent and apparent....   [tags: Carl Sandburg, Wilfred Owen, Analysis]
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Comparing The Sick Rose by William Blake and Fog by Carl Sandburg - Comparing "The Sick Rose" by William Blake and "Fog" by Carl Sandburg In this assignment I will gracefully compare and contrast two short poems. In my selection for the poems, I kept in mind that the two poems needed to have something in common metaphorically or thematically. After many hours of browsing I came upon two poems that contained an ultimately strange connection metaphorically and in content. Interestingly, the two also had numerous differences. The first poem I encountered was "The Sick Rose" written by William Blake in 1794....   [tags: Compare Contrast Sick Rose Fog Essays] 1480 words
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Carl Sandberg's "Grass" - Carl Sandberg’s poem “Grass” is about the remembering of the mistakes of the past and fixing them so they wont hurt our future generations. Sandberg first published this poem in 1918, which is right in the middle of World War 1. His voice on death is strong in this poem probably because there has been countless times of people die during the world and he is getting tired of hearing about it. I believe that this poem was not written in the form it is on purpose and that there is a strong reason for why it is....   [tags: Poetry Analysis] 677 words
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Carl Rogers Self Theory of Personality Development - The purpose of this assignment is to give us an opportunity to apply the theories that we learnt during the class and imply the learnt personalities onto a “real personality.” Reaching to our consensus, we had chosen Tyra Banks, a television personality, producer, author, actress and former model. She is a living and non-fictional individual, and throughout the assignment, we will use her as an example to elaborate our idea of personality that correlated to her personality and real life events. Biography Tyra Lynne Banks was born in Inglewood, California on December 4, 1973....   [tags: tyra banks, carl rogers, self theory]
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Carl Friedrich Gauss - Carl Friedrich Gauss Carl Friedrich Gauss was born in Brunswick, Germany in 1777. His father was a laborer and had very unappreciative ideas of education. Gauss’ mother on the other hand was quite the contrary. She encouraged young Carl’s in his studies possibly because she had never been educated herself. (Eves 476) Gauss is regarded as the greatest mathematician of the nineteenth century and, along with Archimedes and Isaac Newton, one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time....   [tags: Carl Friedrich Gauss]
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Carl Jung's Exploration of the Unconscious Mind - Carl Jung's Exploration of the Unconscious Mind Carl Jung is best known for his exploration of the unconscious mind, developed through his education in Freudian theory, mythology, religion, and philosophy. Jung was born July 26, 1875 to a well-educated family in Kesswil, Switzerland. He was raised with a love for language and literature, beginning Latin lessons at the age of 6. As a teenager, Jung led a solitary life. He did not care for school, and shied away from competition. When he went to boarding school in Basel, Switzerland, he was the victim of jealous harassment, and learned to use sickness as an excuse....   [tags: Carl Jung Personality Theories Essays]
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Ambiguity in Coover's Quenby and Ola, Swede and Carl - Ambiguity in Coover's Quenby and Ola, Swede and Carl   Ambiguity occurs often in writing, and readers often choose to fill in the blanks with facts, which are not from the text. By filling in spaces in the story, the reader creates a plot, which fits into their understanding. In Coover's "Quenby and Ola, Swede and Carl," the plot is ambiguous. Many of these ambiguities are subtle and are easily overlooked, leading the reader to make assumptions about the text. Simple words, phrases, or the language leads the reader to a plot, which almost fits the text....   [tags: Quenby and Ola, Swede and Carl Essays] 1752 words
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Carl Sagan's The Demon-Haunted World as Social Commentary - Carl Sagan's The Demon-Haunted World as Social Commentary        Carl Sagan sums up his view of the basic flaw of man in one phrase: "history reveals that we humans have a sad tendency to make the same mistakes again and again" (Sagan 424). Humans today have an understanding of the world around them that is vastly superior to that of their ancestors. In spite of this, a growing number of people perpetually fail to scrutinize to the degree necessary for the evolution of the self. According to Sagan, failure to think scientifically seems to be the reason why most people get caught up in investing all their faith in as-yet-unproved phenomena such as UFOs and even religion....   [tags: Carl Sagan Demon-Haunted World]
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Working Class Solidarity:Rebuilding Youngstown - Working-Class Solidarity; Rebuilding Youngstown Undoubtedly work and place influence its surroundings. Youngstown, Ohio is emphasized as one in particular. As a result “steelmaking fueled the area’s economy and defined its identity” (68). The city was represented in newspapers, art work, postcards, and many texts as both “impressive and attractive” (75), as well as “imposing, confusing, and uninviting” (86). Considering the conflicting representations, steelmaking “also suggest(s) a key element of conflict in the community” that it was so clearly creating an identity for (69)....   [tags: Ohio social and class conflicts] 1219 words
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Angry and Ignorant: Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College - “Ignorance is bliss”. The line from Thomas Gray’s poem, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College, published in 1747, has lasted throughout the ages due to its omnipresent applicableness. This is especially seen in the public’s view on war before World War II. Before pictures and news reports from the World Wars were publicized, the United States home front did not see a problem with going to war. All they had heard from the war was propagandize success. However, some people, like poets Carl Sandburg and Nan Braymer, knew the true brutality of war....   [tags: Thomas Gray poem]
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The Life of Carl Friedrich Gauss - ... Next, Gauss’ studies in mathematics also included equations and theorems. While at the University of Gottenberg, he became the first mathematician to prove the quadratic reciprocity law. Also, he proved the fundamental theory of algebra in which he gave four different proofs. In 1801, Gauss proved the fundamental theory of arithmetic which states that every natural number can be represented as the product of primes in only one process. Gauss’ works in mathematical equations were highlighted by the number theory....   [tags: mathematician, positive integers]
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Biography of Carl Friedrich Gauss - Known to many as “Prince of Mathematics”, Carl Friedrich Gauss (born Johann Friedrich Gauss) was destined for greatness nearly from the time of Brunswick, Germany on an April day 1777. Interestingly enough, Carl’s Mother, Dorothea Benze, had not known the exact date of his birth, only eight days before the holiday Ascension. Almost 30 years later, Gauss created a rule for knowing the date of Easter, letting him place his birthday on April 30. As a toddler, Carl showed signs of being highly intelligent....   [tags: intelligent, prince of mathematics, germany]
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The Life and Work of Carl Warren - ... Earl Warren had gone from a very slow rkinr, political career first as the elected District Attorney for Alameda County for over ten years, then four years as the elected Attorney General for California and then he was elected as the Governor of California for three terms totaling nearly 13 years as Governor." Warren then became the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court witn no prior experience as a judge." Eisenhower did not know what kind of decisions Warren would make as Chief Justice because Warren had no track record as a judge....   [tags: 14th chief justice in US supreme court] 1391 words
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Patterns in Columns by Carl Zimmer - The difference between a great piece of writing and an average one can be voice. Voice in writing is just like how identification can be made by accents and pitches while speaking. The columnist Carl Zimmer consistently uses patterns of argument structure, closes, and shifts in point of view in order to have a personal voice in his writing. Zimmer has a distinct way of presenting the counterclaim for arguments he makes. He first gives a brief introduction of the counterclaim and then gives a quote as evidence, abruptly leaving the reader after the quote....   [tags: voice, structure, clses, shifts, view, writing] 690 words
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Critique on Carl Milles' Work - ... So, he sculpted two dancing women. He was interested in the concept of turning and lacking gravity when he created this sculpture because dancing meant the turning movement and the dancer lost contact with the ground momentarily. And later his sculptures were dominated by these concepts nearly. The sculptures with these concepts will be discussed later in this essay. Some critics noted the French sculptor, Auguste Rodin influenced on Carl Milles’ early work like the Two Girls Dancing. Rodin was an enthusiastic worshiper and collector of Mediterranean and East Asian Sculpture....   [tags: Swedish sculptors] 673 words
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Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung - Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung begun their relationship in 1906, when Carl Jung sent Freud a copy of his signed published studies, But Jung did not know that Sigmund Freud actually already owned a copy (well-Documented). Jung looked up to Freud and saw him as a father figure (well-Documented). Freud became Jung’s Mentor. In 1909, Freud and Jung toured the United States, and this is were they had a few disagreement on the unconscious mind. Jung thought Freud was negative and incomplete with his theory on the unconscious; however he did agree with him on the model of unconscious (well-Documented)....   [tags: psychology, religion, god]
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Activist Investments by Carl Ichan - Hedge fund activists rely on their ability to guide corporate decisions in a manner that will unlock value at an underperforming company by altering management and strategic direction. Shareholder activists will make sizable investments in companies with the intention of affecting this “positive” change. There has been significant debate whether these activists are truly adding value to corporate shareholders. However, it does seem that the negative connotation associated with the term “activist” seems to be fading....   [tags: shareholder, business, capital] 2611 words
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On War by Carl Von Clausewitz - Amongst military theorists and practitioners who studied war, its origin and implications, Carl von Clausewitz assumes a place among the most prominent figures. With his book On War, he demonstrated his capability to provide thorough historical analysis and conclusions of the conflicts in which he was engaged, and as a philosopher he reflected about all encompassing aspects of war. Today, Western armies conduct modern warfare in a dynamic environment composed of flexible and multiple threats in which civilians form a substantial part....   [tags: military theorists, military leadership]
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Carl Henry: A Baptist Hero - On January 22, 1913, Carl F. H. Henry was born to immigrant parents in New York City. His parents, Karl and Joanna Heinrich, were young German immigrants to the United States. His parents changed the family name because of the anti-German sentiment produced by World War I. In 1935, after receiving a call to Christian service, Henry left a career as a newspaper reporter and enrolled in Wheaton College. It was here that he formed friendships with individuals such as Billy Graham and Harold Lindsell....   [tags: Christian Service] 763 words
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Carl Jung's Life and Accomplishments - Around 1913, Jung began to argue Freud's view that all complexes or dysfunctional patterns of behavior and emotion are created by sexual trauma (Myers, 2008). The relationship between Jung and Freud began to dissipate as Freud couldn't come to terms with Jung's erroneous interest in spiritualism and it's physical counterpart, parapsychology. Jung and Freud's relationship ultimately soured after the publication of Jung's Symbols of Transformation, which dove into the world of mythological symbols (Myers, 2008)....   [tags: sigmund freud, psychotherapy, symbolism]
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Carl Sagan and Skeptical Thinking - Among the tools for skeptical thinking provided by Sagan’s essay are: facts confirmation, authority can be wrong, comparing your hypothesis objectively to others, quantify, chain of argument, and always try to falsify the hypothesis. The foundation of science is built on trust. It is constructed on the fact that scientists using research and precise testing to based data on. Scientific testing uses analytical and statistical methods accurately and respectfully to obtain results (Committee on Science, 2009)....   [tags: Science Methods]
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Nightfather by Carl Friedman - ... The narrator becomes aware of this at her school: her childlike, adolescent remarks about traumatic incidents, or simply her drawings depicting these events cause strange reactions from her teacher and fellow pupils. The three siblings share this common perspective and often play games inspired by this (van den Berg and van Coller). If they hear the word "camp,” they immediately presume that someone is talking about the Holocaust. Readers can believe that the children have no idea that "camp" is another word for the Holocaust....   [tags: horrendous events, holocaust]
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Carl Jung on Synchronicity - ... Jung used the term synchronicity to mark a certain kind of a connection between the psyche of a human being and external events - meaningful coincidences. However, the subject him- or herself decides what coincidence is meaningful and what is not. For the most part, Jung wrote, one needs to experience synchronicity. Only then a person would truly know what it is. There are significant differences between synchronicity and causality. Causal explanation is associated with the objective knowledge....   [tags: non-casual relations] 2360 words
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Carl Friedrich Gauss - Carl Friedrich Gauss was born in Braunshweigh, Germany, now lower Saxon Germany, where his parents lived and they were considered a pretty poor family during their time. His father worked many jobs as a gardener and many other trades such as: an assistant to a merchant and a treasurer of a small insurance fund. While his mother on the other hand was a fairly smart person but semiliterate, and before she married her husband she was a maid, the only reason for marrying him was to get out of the job because she was so tired of it....   [tags: Biography, Family, Accomplishments]
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Carl Jung, A Huge Figure in Psychology - Carl Jung, one of the largest figures in 20th century psychology, was born on July 26th, 1875, to Paul Achilles Jung and Emilie Jung in Switzerland. According to Barbara Hannah, “Jung belonged organically to Switzerland, just as much as its famous mountains, and was just as much rooted in Swiss soil.” (Hannah, 1997) The Swiss’ famous reluctance to engage in wars fostered a culture where people looked more to their own issues rather than those of foreign lands. According to Jung, “We have a tolerable social order in Switzerland because we fight among ourselves.” (Hannah, 1997) Jung’s family had a strong religious background: his father was a reverend, and his maternal grandfather was a theol...   [tags: freud, dream analysis, collective unconscious, ] 578 words
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Carl von Clausewitz - Carl Philipp Gottfried von Clausewitz was born June 1, 1780 in Burg bei Magdeburg, Prussia. Drawing from influences such as his professor of theology grandfather as well as philosopher Immanuel Kant, Clausewitz is regarded as a very experienced military strategist and the father of war philosophy. Due to my Army ROTC commitment and future career path, I chose him to suit my interests and aspirations. He grew up as the youngest son of a middle class family and became a cadet in the Prussian military service in his early teens....   [tags: biography, theology]
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A Brief Biography of Carl Friedrich Gauss - Carl Friedrich Gauss is revered as a very important man in the world of mathematicians. The discoveries he completed while he was alive contributed to many areas of mathematics like geometry, statistics, number theory, statistics, and more. Gauss was an extremely brilliant mathematician and that is precisely why he is remembered all through today. Although Gauss left many contributions in each of the aforementioned fields, two of his discoveries in the fields of mathematics and astronomy seem to have had the most tremendous effect on modern day mathematics....   [tags: important men in Mathematics]
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Carl Von Clausewitz - Question 6: Clausewitz wrote “in war the result is never final.” Under what conditions and through what actions can belligerents make their victory more permanent. Carl Von Clausewitz theorized that “in war the result is never final” and that “the defeated state often considers the outcome as a transitory evil…” (Clausewitz, 80) There are many examples that support his theory that defeated belligerents will wait for another opportunity to achieve their objectives. There are also examples of belligerents who, under certain conditions and through deliberate actions, made their victory more permanent....   [tags: History, War, Victory] 2228 words
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Dreams: Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud - ... In the article, “What are Dreams?”, it states the belief that Hobson had. The statement is, “It asserts that when we enter REM sleep, the state in which we dream the most, a signal is sent out from the brain stem located farthest below the brain, and the area of it responsible for visual perception becomes active. During sleep, we cease to input information from the outside world, so the brain takes memory fragments and pieces them together to create a story: a dream. The part of the brain that handles caution and judgment is not fully active at this time, which results in incoherent stories.” “REM means a stage in the normal sleep cycle during which dreams occur and the body undergoes m...   [tags: psychological work, stages of sleep]
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Sun Tzu and Carl von Clausewitz - ... On War is classified as one of the most influential pieces of military philosophy in the Western world and has been translated into virtually every major language. Sun Tzu on the other hand, is responsible for writing The Art of War, an ancient, thirteen chapter long, Chinese military text that is regarded as the definitive work on military strategy of its time. Another similarity is the love for the idea of morale. Tzu and Clausewitz agree it is of the utmost importance for not only the army, but also for the commanding generals as well as the home front to maintain the highest level of focus during war....   [tags: philosophy of War] 617 words
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The Influences for Langston Hughes' Successful Writing Career - ... He was denied acceptance and ignored by white peers in high school. Another obstacle in Hughes’s path to success, was his ongoing fight with poverty (Biography). “Hughes worked many odd jobs and was forced to move around a lot as his writings could not support him financially” (Sullivan 17). Hughes did gained a white-collar job as an assistant to Carter G. Woodson, though this was not a bad job it left Hughes no time for his writing which led to him quit (Biography). He was able to gain some recognition for his poems from other African Americans such as W.E.B DuBois....   [tags: culture, race, harlem renaissance] 980 words
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A Foggy Biography - When one is in a fog, one can see nothing but an endless amount of grey, covering the area. When one is outside of the fog, one sees a cloud. Fogs and clouds serve as metaphors for many subjects. They could mean the last bit of opportunity before a bitter ending, or lack of clarity, or even lack of boundaries. Many writers use such metaphors in books, and they have become almost cliché. Poets also use such techniques less frequently. Both Sylvia Plath and Carl Sandburg have used those themes at least once....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Collection of Poems by Various Authors - Collection of Poems by Various Authors Poet Biography, Edgar Allan Poe The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Mamie by Carl Sandburg Explication, Mamie by Carl Sandburg Two Strangers Breakfast by Carl Sandburg Mag by Carl Sandburg Explications of Two Strangers Breakfast and Mag by Carl Sandburg Reasons Why by Langston Hughes Explication of Reasons Why by Langston Hughes The Faces of Our Youth by Franklin Delano Roosevelt Enjoyment, Explication, The Faces of Our Youth by Franklin Delano Roosevelt Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe Explication Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe Works Cited Poet Biography Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe is one of the best-known American poets....   [tags: Edgar Allen Poe Langston Hughes Poetry Essays]
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Carl Jung and The Great Gatsby - Carl Jung and The Great Gatsby   The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic story about the shallow aristocracy of the 1920's American society, is the topic of much interpretation. This paper presents the proposition that the "Roaring Twenties" were years dominated by an SP (part of Carl Jung's archetypal psychology that will later be explained in more depth) society and the characters in The Great Gatsby reflect and were deeply affected by this fact. Daisy will be analyzed herein, as well as the effect that an SP society had on her actions and development....   [tags: Great Gatsby Essays]
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A Way of Being by Carl Rogers - A Way of Being by Carl Rogers In the book by Carl Rogers, A Way of Being, Rogers describes his life in the way he sees it as an older gentleman in his seventies. In the book Rogers discusses the changes he sees that he has made throughout the duration of his life. The book written by Rogers, as he describes it is not a set down written book in the likes of an autobiography, but is rather a series of papers which he has written and has linked together. Rogers breaks his book into four parts. In Part I, of A Way of Being, Rogers discussed his own personal experiences and perspectives, on life to include relationships, philosophies, and what it means to look back at the way things were and what...   [tags: Book Report] 924 words
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Biography of Carl Gustav Jung - Biography of Carl Gustav Jung Carl Gustav Jung was born in Kesswil, Switzerland in the year 1875 and died 86 years later in 1961. He studied at Basel from 1895-1900 and then at Zürich where he received his M.D. in 1902. He worked at the University Psychiatric Clinic there in Zürich and afterwards worked for Eugen Bleuler at the Burgholzli Clinic where he wrote his book on the psychology of dementia praecox in 1906....   [tags: Papers] 540 words
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Compare and Contrast: Freud Sigmund and Carl Gustav Jung - Freud Sigmund and Carl Gusav Yung are two psychoanalysts who share the same similarities and differences in their career study. Both professional analysts embraced tremendous contributions to psychology. Sigmund theorized human behaviors, mental illness, interpretations of dreams and the unconscious. Carl Gustav Yung formulates the concepts of dream symbols, individuation, and personality types. Freud Sigmund was born on May 6, 1856, in Freiberg, Moravia and died on September 23, 1939, in London, England....   [tags: Psychologists, Theory, Dreams] 861 words
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Customers For Life By Carl Sew - "Customers for Life" Carl Sewell’s book “Customers for Life” is devoted to teaching the businessperson of today ways in which they can turn one-time buyers into customers for life. He states that every customer has the ability to be worth 332,000 dollars to your business if you can keep them for life. Mr. Sewell is the number selling luxury automobile dealer in the country. He started from the bottom and manipulated his automobile business into a 250,000,000-dollar business. In his book he explains the things that he has found to work for his business in great detail so that you may also apply them to your business....   [tags: essays research papers] 988 words
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The Process of Aging in Up a Movie by Carl Fredricksen - ... Reflection provides self-awareness by improving oneself can present a sense of purpose that provides direction to how we live our life. There are moments of reflection that focus on the bad times, the realization of mistakes made, dreams not fulfilled and the tendencies to dwell on regret. The movie “Up” demonstrates reflection through an older man’s journey of life and his later years after his wife passes. The loss of a spouse is the most stressful life event someone can endure it can leave an individual in a depressive state where they seclude themselves from the world....   [tags: animals, animated films] 845 words
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Carl Rogers: One of the Founding Fathers of Humanism - As one of the founding fathers of humanism, Carl Rogers was very interested in an approach to psychology that had to do with the thoughts and feelings of clients (notice that the word patient is sparsely used). His feelings on resourceful therapy were always centered around the client and how they wanted the therapy to affect their life. In humanistic psychology, the main focus is allowing the client to decide how the therapy would direct them on their own life. Carl Rogers, as with many other humanistic psychologists, believe in keeping the values and morals of the clients in tact....   [tags: Biography] 2178 words
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Examining Abraham Maslow and Carl Rogers Theories - ... It all depends on the child’s behaviour. When parental love seems conditional, , children will in most cases block out their self-concept those experiences that make them feel unworthy of love. Some parents make their affection unconditional that will make their children to have unworthy experience. (Weiten.W.2014) Anxiety and defence According to Roger, experiences that threaten an individual’s personal view of themselves are the cause of anxiety. People often behave defensively in an effort to reinterpret their experience....   [tags: humanistic perspectives] 856 words
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Carl Marx and Frederick Engels - Everyone that was born within the last 100 years knows or has heard about communism. But most do not know the actual basis of communism. They have been given the “Red Scare” and as usual people use fear as an excuse to go against a new idea that goes against the norm. But the truth is that what we strive for in our civil rights movements and the “equality for the masses” is the basis of communism. Making sure that everyone had the same share of wealth and giving the “have nots” an equal share of the wealth and power is the true ideal of communism.(Britannica, M575) First of all, if you want to know about communism we must first look at Marxism....   [tags: Communism Essays] 1895 words
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Carl von Clausewitz as the Father of Modern Military Strategy - As modern military historians debate on the founder of military strategy, two military theorists emerge in the period after the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic War: the Prussian Carl von Clausewitz and the Swiss Antoine-Henri Jomini. In modern military philosophy, the theoretical traditions established by each of these military theorist has significantly impacted our military thinking and their teaching has become essential in the education of modern military leaders. Clausewitz and Jomini have become required reading for today's military professional officer....   [tags: military strategy, modern military ]
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Dr. Carl Nelson: What a Teacher Should Be - Dr. Carl Nelson epitomizes the definition of what a teacher should be. He has literally changed my life, and I am sure he has done, and will continue to do, the same for others. He possesses qualities which cannot be purchased from a store or taught in a school. He spreads himself as thin as possible so that he may reach as many people as possible, but he always finds time to help anyone when called upon. In 20 years, I easily see myself looking back and realizing where my successful engineering career began....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 751 words
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Thoreau’s Case for Political Disengagement by Carl Bankston - In the article “Thoreau’s Case for Political Disengagement,” the author, Carl Bankston, examines Thoreau’s portrayal of having a moral conscience while being controlled by society. The author distinctly explains Thoreau’s ideas, while also giving his own opinion on the subject. Absorption in civic involvement, from the point of view Thoreau gives us, dimin-ishes the independent self and therefore diminishes the ability to think for oneself, which is necessary for the use of the full range of moral judgment....   [tags: moral decisions, civil disobedience]
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Carl Gustav Jung: Breaking through the Myth - ... 5). Thus, the external world can be embodied from the transformation in perspective to gain the meaning and relevance. As a result, the myth conveys its purpose to the reality so that the conscious can experience and respond to the unconscious. Second, Segal (2003, pp. 604-6) mentioned that for Jung, the function of myth is to encounter the unconscious. Both Freud and Jung agreed that myth is needed to express the nature of the unconscious, through the form of god(s) and hero(s). Myth introduces a much wider range of personality and moreover there are an endless number of sides of personality or archetypes....   [tags: reality, religion, society, concepts] 1425 words
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Carl Rogers' Theory of Person Centered Therapy - ... Rogers Person-Centered therapy process in a personal light sets the client up to feel comfortable talking with the therapist. This approach draws in a kind of acceptance as you are, without judgment of feelings, helps those shy or embarrassed feelings to subside creating space to open up. If empathy is presented in a genuine context, a feeling that someone understands can translate to someone cares which may not have been their experience in the past. Active or reflective listening seems that it could be a tool used for many situations, not just therapy....   [tags: acceptance, empathy, christian]
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Carl Ally Research Assignment - "We have a competitor who says he's No. 2. That's hard to argue with" Hertz's Avis counterpunch campaign exuded arrogance, aggression and attitude. Such was typical of Carl Ally's `Grab em' by the throat' attitude, which won him fame, fear and loathing. He was known as a brash, heavy-hitting man; stubborn, and perhaps a little reckless in his ways. Albeit his disagreeable ways, he was responsible for transforming many corporate underdogs like Federal Express, MCI, Volvo and Scandinavian Airline Systems into American household names....   [tags: Marketing] 1050 words
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Participation of Women in the Workforce - Since the late 1970s, the participation of women in the workforce has dramatically changed from women traditionally following their mother’s footsteps to obtaining an independent career of their own. According to Resident Scholar, Christina Hoff Sommers of the Huffington Post, "there are far more women than men in college, and they earn more than fifty-eight percent of [the] college degrees [in the year of 2013]." However, some women in the workforce do not receive the full compensation as men do, even though both genders have the same level of education....   [tags: Sheryl Sandburg, Lean In Women, Work]
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Carl Gauss - Carl Gauss Carl Gauss was a man who is known for making a great deal breakthroughs in the wide variety of his work in both mathematics and physics. He is responsible for immeasurable contributions to the fields of number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy, and optics, as well as many more. The concepts that he himself created have had an immense influence in many areas of the mathematic and scientific world. Carl Gauss was born Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss, on the thirtieth of April, 1777, in Brunswick, Duchy of Brunswick (now Germany)....   [tags: Biographies Gauss Mathematician Essays] 1527 words
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Carl Jung - Carl Jung 1875 - 1961 Anyone who wants to know the human psyche will learn next to nothing from experimental psychology. He would be better advised to abandon exact science, put away his scholar's gown, bid farewell to his study, and wander with human heart throught the world. There in the horrors of prisons, lunatic asylums and hospitals, in drab suburban pubs, in brothels and gambling-hells, in the salons of the elegant, the Stock Exchanges, socialist meetings, churches, revivalist gatherings and ecstatic sects, through love and hate, through the experience of passion in every form in his own body, he would reap richer stores of knowledge than text-books a foot thick could give him, and h...   [tags: essays research papers] 6367 words
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Carl Friedrich Gauss - Carl Friedrich Gauss This report is on Carl Friedrich Gauss. Gauss was a German scientist and mathematician. People call him the founder of modern mathematics. He also worked in astronomy and physics. His work in astronomy and physics is nearly as significant as that in mathematics. Gauss also worked in crystallography, optics, biostatistics, and Making mechanics. Gauss was born on April 30, 1777 in Brunswick. Brunswick is what is now called West Germany. He was born to a peasant couple....   [tags: essays research papers] 465 words
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Carl Friedrich Gauss - Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) Introduction: Carl Friedrich Gauss is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of all time. He is a creator in the logical-mathematical domain as he contributed many ideas to the fields of mathematics, astronomy, and physics. Being a math education major, I have come into contact with Gauss’ work quite a few times. He contributed greatly to the different areas of mathematics like linear algebra, calculus, and number theory. Creativity can be seen when a person makes or discovers substantially new ideas that dramatically impact the domain in which the person is working....   [tags: Mathematician Biography Biographical Essays]
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Carl Gustav Jung and the Buddhist Mandala - Carl Gustav Jung and the Buddhist Mandala A one-time disciple of Sigmund Freud's, Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) is credited with contributing significantly to the burgeoning field of psychotherapy by formulating some of the first ideas regarding dream analysis, psychological complexes and archetypes (paradigmatic images or instinctive impulses to action). As part of his search for universal keys to the human psyche, Jung also studied and wrote numerous commentaries throughout his career on Eastern religious texts and practices....   [tags: Buddhism Religion Philosophy Essays]
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Carl Rogers and Client-Centered Therapy - Carl Rogers was a psychotherapist who, in the early part of the twentieth Century, developed the concept of client-centered psychotherapy. He was a great proponent of the scientific method and was one of the first to incorporate it into psychotherapy. His person-centered approach to psychotherapy entailed an unconditional acceptance between client and counselor. And with all this said I still find it phenomenal yet suspicious that a therapist can listen to an individual without interjections and still assists in improving the individual by making them a person....   [tags: Psychology] 299 words
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