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Science Versus Faith In Memoriam A. H. H. - Science Versus Faith In Memoriam A. H. H.     The Victorian Age, named for the queen who reigned nearly the entire century, was characterized by incredible scientific progress. Charles Darwin, for example, came forth with his treatise The Origin of Species, which advanced his radical theories of evolution and survival and rocked the pillars of traditional Christian faith in humankind's superiority to the beasts of the earth. Darwin's theories of natural selection and survival of the fittest conflicted with the story of the Creation related in the Bible....   [tags: memoriam] 2471 words
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Tennyson's In Memoriam - Tennyson's In Memoriam In Memoriam is an elegy to Tennyson's friend Arthur Hallam, but bears the hallmark of its mid nineteenth century context, 'the locus classicus of the science-and-religion debate.'Upon reflection, Hallam's tragic death has proved to be an event that provoked Tennyson's embarkation upon a much more ambitious poetic project than conventional Miltonian elegy, involving meditation upon the profoundest questions faced by mankind. Scientific advancements, most notably in the fields of geology and biology, challenged the beliefs that form the foundation of Christianity: the belief in a beneficent God responsible for creation and ensuing superintendence and the belief in man's immortal soul....   [tags: Tennyson Elogy Memoriam Essays]
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In In Memoriam - The poem In Memoriam by Alfred Lord Tennyson comprises sections that differ in emotion, tone and appearance but are all unified by the speakers confusion about religion and new discoveries in science. Charles Darwin wrote The Origin of Species, which had many theories of evolution which include, the survival of the fittest and natural selection. These scientific developments characterized the Victorian age and confused the foundation of the Christian faith among people. The stories of the bible conflicted with the scientific facts and the people could no longer accept many of the things that the bible once said....   [tags: Literature]
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Nature Imagery in Tennyson's In Memoriam and Arnold's To Marguerite--Continued and Dover Beach - Nature Imagery in Tennyson's In Memoriam and Arnold's To Marguerite--Continued and Dover Beach Two poets who used an abundance of nature imagery in the Victorian period were Alfred, Lord Tennyson and Matthew Arnold. In Tennyson's In Memoriam, he utilizes many different aspects of nature as metaphors to describe his emotions after the death of a close friend. Arnold's poetry uses different types of water as metaphors in To Marguerite--Continued and Dover Beach. In the beginning of Tennyson's poem, he describes an old yew tree....   [tags: Comparison Compare Conatrast Essays] 1471 words
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Alfred Tennyson, Charles Darwin, Charles Lyell, and - Alfred Tennyson, Charles Darwin, Charles Lyell, and "In Memoriam" Alfred Lord Tennyson was born August 6, 1809, at Somersby, Lincolnshire. He was the fourth of twelve children. As a boy he led a very miserable and unhappy life. In 1828 Tennyson entered Trinity college, Cambridge. The most important part of his experience there was his friendship with Arthur Henry Hallam, who was the son of a well known historian. Hallam encouraged and inspired Tennyson to write. Hallam died in 1833. Tennyson published poems in 1842 which proved to be a great success and secured his position as the foremost Victorian Poet....   [tags: Tennyson Darwin Lyell Memoriam Essays] 3224 words
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Maya Lin Vietnam War Memorial - Although controversial in its inception, Maya Lin's Vietnam War Memorial adequately fulfills the vision of Jan Scruggs, who returned home wounded from the conflict in Southeast Asia at the age of 19, for a monument to his fallen comrades in arms that would "provide a symbol of acknowledgement of the courage, sacrifice, and devotion to duty of those who were among the nation's finest youth."1 Lin's work, unlike most previous military monuments, rejects the emphasis on heroics in favor of a poignant, contemplative, apolitical design which conveys an almost unbearable sense of loss....   [tags: Vietnam War Memorial] 1505 words
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Multiculturalism in Mother Tongue, Memorial Day and Multiculturalism, and College Writing - Multiculturalism in Mother Tongue, Memorial Day and Multiculturalism, and College Writing       As an American it is very important to understand the different concepts of assimilation and multiculturalism. It is these terms that differ one person from everybody else in some kind of way. Multiculturalism is a term that is just what it sounds like. It is including several cultures. According to the American Heritage dictionary, multiculturalism is " a social or educational theory or program that encourages interest in many cultures within a society rather than in only one mainstream culture....   [tags: Tongue Memorial Writing]
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Lincoln Memorial - Washington, DC is a spectacular place. This being my first time in DC, I was in awe of everything and all the historical places I encountered. The presence of the monuments and history is what made the capitol so magnificent. Having only read about the Lincoln memorial, I never had the chance to experience the sensation of being inside such an honorable place of importance. The imposing white marble walls of the memorial and the many people surrounding it could be seen from afar. Arriving at the location, an unknown feeling came over me....   [tags: U.S. History ]
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Memorial Hall - Memorial Hall When walking through Boston's renowned Harvard Yard, one may scope out the mixture of architecture throughout its landscape. From the traditional Memorial Hall influenced by Romanesque churches, to the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard Yard is like a salad bowl of architecture. Perhaps because I am a lover of Victorian style structures, or maybe because of its interior's beauty and richness, Memorial Hall intrigued my interest most of all. Memorial Hall, which was originally a civil war monument, is now a theater and student union for Harvard University....   [tags: Architecture] 450 words
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Memorial Day - What is the first thing that goes though your mind when you hear the words Memorial Day. What does it mean to you. What symbolization does it hold in you. Ladies and gentlemen, sadly enough, the true meaning of Memorial Day has been seemingly lost by the majority of Americans today. Many confuse this day for Veterans Day or even Armed Forces Day. Although it is highly appropriate to honor all our veterans, living and dead, and to recognize their immeasurable contributions to our country, this is not the true meaning of Memorial Day....   [tags: essays research papers] 1180 words
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial - ... She was not known for her beauty, but the statue does make her look elegant. The statue commemorates her role as First Lady, as well as the work she did for the United Nations and her efforts to promote human rights. She redefined the role of First Lady. Inscribed in a bronze plate is the famous quote by Eleanor Roosevelt, “Do the things you think you cannot do.” This simple quote has great meaning and helps visitors think about what they can do. Eleanor Roosevelt, along with her husband, were good examples of doing things they thought they could not do....   [tags: Politics, American Leaders]
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Memorial Day Thoughts - I usually write a piece for Memorial Day. I didn’t write one this year because I had written a memorial piece just this past Veteran’s Day. But, within minutes of last week’s item posting on May 30, three things happened that made me regret my decision. First, I received word that a fellow Vietnam veteran had died a few days before. Then, I received a Memorial Day ecard from another friend. And, third, between May 31 and June 4, emails from regular readers filled my inbox wanting to know why I had not written one....   [tags: Patriotism] 1027 words
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East Memorial Elementary School - ... This type of thinking could lead to the school to have a stagnant mentality which leads to the school to stop growing. The major people involved in defining the problem are East Memorial elementary school leadership and the school staff. The leadership team would need to be involved in defining the problem and finding interventions to help in prove EME professional development. It could be concluded from the situational analysis that the PD’s at EME are not efficiently changing the “…attitudes, collaboration, knowledge levels, skills, and practices of individuals” and therefore learning is not occurring....   [tags: Analysis, Activities, Action Plan]
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The Voice of the Stakeholders of East Memorial - East Memorial is an elementary school consisting of grades K through fifth. The school is a part of Weld County School District Six (WCSD 6). The purpose of this paper is to identify how East Memorial Elementary School (EMES) and WCSD 6 seek to understands the voice of all stakeholders. Methods Used to Solicit Input from Stakeholders According to Baldrige, “The voice of the customer refers to your process for capturing student-and stakeholder-related information. Voice-of-the-customer processes are intended to be proactive and continuously innovative to capture stated, unstated, and anticipated student and stakeholder requirements, expectations, and desires” (2012, p....   [tags: Education]
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Student and Stakeholder loyalty of East Memorial - East Memorial is an elementary school consisting of grades K through fifth. The school is a part of Weld County School District Six (WCSD 6). The following information will identify how WCSD 6 and East Memorial Elementary School (EMES) build and keep stakeholders loyalty. This is an important part of any school organization. According to Baldrige, one organizational goal should be “…achieving such a degree of loyalty that the student or stakeholder will advocate for your organization and your programs and services” (2012, p.39)....   [tags: Education]
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Jefferson Memorial and the Pantheon - Jefferson Memorial and the Pantheon The Jefferson Memorial is a testimonial to the past, present, and future of the United States. Its architecture, like most neo-Classical buildings, gives a sense of permanence. This permanence has a history far older than many would suspect. Centuries ago and thousands of miles away a building was erected that would later become the model for which many other buildings, including the Jefferson Memorial, are based upon. This building is the Roman Pantheon. Though the Jefferson Memorial borrows the basic form and elements from the Pantheon, the Memorial has distinctive differences from its predecessor....   [tags: Architecture Compare Contrast Essays]
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The Marine Corp Memorial - The Marine Corp Memorial On February 19, 1945 five Marines and one Sailor participated in an event that would forever change the course of events for the Marine Corps. Undoubtedly one of the most powerful images of the 20th century is the flag raising atop Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima. The flag raising captured the courage, commitment and honor that these Marines held as they reached the top. These individuals were only doing what they were instructed to do, but it was the Pulitzer Prize winning photograph that was taken by Joe Rosenthal that turned this war time event into a world wide historical event....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Memorial Hall in Philadelphia - Memorial Hall The massive domed building in Fairmont Park, Philadelphia, is the only major structure remaining from the Centennial Exhibition in 1876. Memorial Hall served as the Art Gallery for the fair and was designed to become a permanent museum. The building was commissioned and paid for by the State of Pennsylvania and the city of Philadelphia. The budgeted amount for the hall was $1,500,000 and it cost just $64,000 more than planned. Although smaller than other major buildings at the 1876 fair, Memorial Hall is massive....   [tags: Architecture History]
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America Needs a Memorial to Slavery - America Needs a Memorial to Slavery Slavery in the United States is one of the major atrocity incidents in American history. Slavery has been abolished many, many years ago but the effects of slavery still linger in American society today. I believe America needs to reconcile for the effects of slavery, rather than slavery in general. All around the world, there have been many atrocities devastating many people. We all understand that atrocities are horrid and inhumane, but there are few benefits from them even though this may sound disrespectful; it increases the awareness in degrees in harm if one individual possess power and how those powers are used unconsciously, by other societies....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Manor Memorial Hospital - Manor Memorial Hospital Problem The potential of a competing neighboring clinic poses an obstacle in the progress towards achieving DHC's service and profitability objectives. There are also unfavorable demographic shifts out of urban and into suburban areas, which cause a need to adjust the focus of the target market. Objective In the short run DHC needs adjust the image in the community to increase the number of first time and returning patients. In the long run DHC needs to be grow and satisfy the current patient base to be prepared when and if a competing clinic does appear....   [tags: Business Analysis Market Management] 1039 words
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The U.S National World War II Memorial - Americans have often used art to symbolize the relationship between themselves and their history. Therefore, art is used to honor and remember someone or an event where people died, through a memorial. As an example, The National World War II Memorial is a memorial to honor and remember the people who served in World War II. The success or failure of a memorial depends on how well it represents the image that people have of a certain person or event. Especially in America because they find the construction of a national monument so controversial that no memorial has been erected in the National Mall without a discussion....   [tags: U.S. History ]
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The Creator of Mount Rushmore National Memorial Park - The Mount Rushmore National Memorial Park is one of the world's largest sculptural and engineering projects. In 1923, a historian named Doane Robinson came up with the original idea for Mount Rushmore as a way of attracting tourists. Sculptor-designer John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum (1867–1941) was contracted in 1927 to carve the solid-granite memorial. Borglum conceived the model figures, brought them to life within the mountain's stone, and directed 400 artisans until his death in 1941. Later that year, his son Lincoln finished the project, which had spanned 14 years (6.5 years of actual carving and 8.5 years of delays due to lack of money and bad weather) at a cost of $1 million Every monument and every large project of any type has its stories to tell....   [tags: Mount Rushmore, national parks, John Gutzon de la ] 940 words
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Case Study: Performance Management and Peel Memorial Hospital - ... The adoption of a balanced scorecard was crucial for the company’s success as it is one of the keys to performance management. The balanced scorecard provides the framework and alignment on all levels of the organization by specifying designed performance in relation to current performance and identifies the gaps between the two (Harber, 1998). Without a balanced scorecard, PMH or any healthcare organization does not understand where they need to be in relation to where they are currently. PMH performed an assessment to assess where they currently by examining the strengths and weaknesses of the current organization....   [tags: hospitals, Canada, healthcare, culture]
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Unique Design of the Vietnam War Memorial - Unique Design of the Vietnam War Memorial At the age of twenty one, a female undergraduate at Yale University named Maya Lin submitted her design for the Vietnam Memorial. Her idea for the memorial was extremely unique and controversial. After long discussions by a panel, it was chosen for construction. The design that she submitted was one that was very different in comparison to other memorials, and it was one that has a tendency to leave a lot of questions on the minds of the visitors. On the face of the memorial there is a list of all those who died or are missing in the order by which they were lost....   [tags: American America History] 877 words
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Post-Mortem Photography - ... Photographs of this type indirectly acknowledge the Nazi view of human life: “corpses took the equivalence of necessary waste products lacking the value and civil rights usually accorded to humans” (Fernandez 354-5). The exhibition of these Holocaust atrocity photographs could be said to have intended to shock the public into caring about and believing the horrors of the Nazis. The newsreels adamantly featured commentaries that “began to raise the issue of responsibility and again the question of the guilt of the German nation as a whole,” the effect of which was greatly intensified by the addition of atrocity photographs....   [tags: Holocaust, memorial photography, education]
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Assessment of the Methods Used by the Australian War Memorial - Assessment of the Methods Used by the Australian War Memorial The Australian War Memorial fulfils its aims by commemorating through understanding. It promotes awareness of war through an extensive historical collection of relics, a multitude of dioramas and hundreds of historical accounts concerning all military conflicts that common Australian soldiers have been associated with. As a result an illustration of actual warfare is presented, not a romanticised ideal so often related to military conflict....   [tags: Papers] 1297 words
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The Healing Wound - The Healing Wound It’s a beautiful morning at our nation’s capital. Constitution Gardens is blooming with life. Flowers of red, yellow, and pink bob their heads in the gentle summer breeze. Wise old trees proudly oversee the grassy lawns, while twittering birds scamper about on their strong, sturdy limbs. People talk animatedly as they stroll in small groups along the brown, dusty paths. Children run and jump, stopping occasionally to make quick poses for parents’ snapping cameras. As we walk ahead, we notice a shape taking form on the horizon....   [tags: Vietnam Veterans War Memorial Essays]
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Victorian Doubt In God - Victorian Doubt in God: Alfred Tennyson's In Memoriam When I first got this assignment I racked my brain for a topic that would interest me as well as something I could learn from. When I came across Alfred Lord Tennyson it sparked my interest and as I read on I decided that I would write about him. My next decision was to pick one of his poems to research. I finally chose In Memoriam I read the background on it and it interested me. In Memoriam is very long so I'm only going to discuss some it....   [tags: essays research papers] 1153 words
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Replacement of the Book with Computers - The Book Is Dead. Long Live the Book. The book, so post-structuralists critics have long been assuring us, just isn't what it used to be—or, to be more accurate, what we used to think it was. It's no longer a discrete entity, a little world unto itself wedged between two covers, a piece of discourse that speaks to us with a unified voice, the work of an individual author. Instead, as critical discourse by the likes of Barthes (1979) and Derrida (1974) have informed us, the contents of one book or article are inextricably linked to dozens, even hundreds or thousands, of others, and its contents, in turn, are absorbed by other texts....   [tags: Reading Electronic Text]
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The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred Lord Tennyson, an English poet often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry, wrote “Charge of the light Brigade,” a poem to commemorate a battle bravely fought by the British troops in the Crimean War. In this poem, Tennyson expresses the deep emotions he felt after reading a newspaper in which there was an account of the Battle of Balaclava, a battle that the British lost. This poem presents a theme of courage and honor, as we can see from the author’s use of detail, diction, and imagery....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]
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Poetic Perceptions of Death - ... These concepts are driven by religion and faith and thus here we can begin to see how religion still influences Dickinson’s views on death, despite her distance from an ‘official’ church. As seen in “Mariana”, Tennyson’s concept of death has conventional pejorative connotations as it signifies “finality” as well as inevitability, mainly because it’s so unknown. Naturally, death can be both frustrating and agonizing, yet, how can Emily Dickinson approach such a topic with so much equanimity....   [tags: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Emily Dickinson]
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Nature versus Nurture - The Battle of Nature vs. Nurture In Nancy Kress' "In Memoriam" the philosophical issue of identity becomes apparent. As a son pleads to his mother to take part in a medical procedure, which wipes your mind clear of memories, the question of "what makes me 'me'?" arises. Set in the future, the mother is faced with a decision: whether or not she wants to die as a result of having too many memories, or as a result of having none at all. The son, Aaron, takes quite a different approach however; as he feels that it is not a question of death, rather a question of life....   [tags: Philosophy] 1339 words
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Sir Alfred Tennyson: Expression Through Poetry - Alfred Tennyson was born in 1809, the fourth son of the Reverend George Clayton Tennyson, in Lincolnshire, England. His early childhood was a combination of cooperating with numerous siblings, engaging in a rigorous classical education forced upon him by his father, and an increasing fear of his father's drunken violence and paranoid resentment at the children and wife. Tennyson's fear of inherited madness, what he called “the black blood of the Tennysons”, and his grief for his friend Aurther Hallam, would be with him for much of his life and provide a basis on which he expressed his feelings in poems....   [tags: Biography]
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Poety of Alfred Lord Tennyson - Today, Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poetry is widely known and appreciated, though this was not always the case. In his early years of writing his poems were criticized for content and style of writing. This strongly impacted Tennyson and caused him once to cease writing for nine years. Tennyson’s childhood influenced his writing and this is often seen in many of his poems. He was regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry. He become Poet Laureate in 1850 and was appointed by Queen Victoria and served 42 years....   [tags: Poetry] 981 words
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The Triad of Victorianism: Explored - ... Ushering in the meat of the metaphorical “Victorian-sandwich” was the riotous and ever dissatisfied, Matthew Arnold. Yet, the incongruence of his role in the Mid-Victorians was that, relative to the other stages of Victorianism, the Mid-Victorians marked a time of relative social stability. As the “Age of Improvement,” the era marked the rising of a British Empire from the ashes of the fire that destroyed what had been. While Arnold confined writing to his free time, it was impossible to confine the themes that he managed to convey....   [tags: Societal Change, British History]
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A Study Of The Life And Career Of Lord Alfred Tennyson and Selected Criticisms of His Works - A Study Of The Life And Career Of Lord Alfred Tennyson And Selected Criticism Of His Works Whether a person likes or dislikes the works of Lord Alfred Tennyson, most would agree that he was one of the most influential writers of his time period. Tennyson grew up in a wealthy family never wanting for anything. English author often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry. Tennyson succeeded Wordsworth as Poet Laureate in 1850; he was appointed by Queen Victoria and served 42 years....   [tags: essays research papers] 1735 words
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“Beauty is truth, truth beauty” - Of the five odes written by John Keats, this ode was written to show the beauty of love through a work of art. This work of art is a Grecian Urn, one side adorned with a woman being pursued by a “bold lover” and on the other a priest leading a heifer to be sacrificed. The beauty of this poem is given in five stanzas of iambic pentameter with a two part rhyme scheme, giving the poem a sense of a two part structure and, furthermore, two meanings just as there are two sides of the urn. The manifest meaning is one of the picture being timeless and the love eternal, while the latent meaning is that of silence and how love can be expressed without word or sound....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]
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Alfred Tennyson - Alfred Tennyson was born in the early 1800’s to his parents, George and Elizabeth (Fytche) Tennyson. Tennyson wasn’t a very well known poet until he published some of his poems about his best friend, Arthur Hallam. His poems pertain to his own life and feelings after the death of Hallam. In his poem, In Memoriam A.H.H., Tennyson writes about his depression about losing his best friend. After his best friend’s death, Alfred Tennyson wrote some of his best poems about his grief and losing someone special in your life....   [tags: Biography ]
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Victorian Era Life: Inspiration Revealed - Is it not true that events from the past can subsequently affect or influence the events of the future. This is certainly demonstrated in the poetry of Alfred Lord Tennyson. His nineteenth century background is clearly evident in his poetry. Inspirations for majorities of his works were from people he knew, occurrences in his life, imagery of trials, tribulations, love, and death in the Victorian era. His literary works in Poems of Tennyson 1830-1870 and The Poems and Plays of Tennyson strictly show the effects of his background during his adolescence and early adulthood....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Tennyson] 1524 words
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The Relationship Between Body Modifications and Psychological Factors - ... The respondents to a survey who self-injured and also tattooed or pierced were found to have higher rates of depression and lower self-esteem and sense of control (Aizenmapapn and Jensen 39). Students who feel like their lives are out of control are more likely to receive body modifications to help them “gain a sense of control” since they can undergo these procedures whenever they want as long as they are eighteen or older. I can personally relate to this because throughout high school I always felt like my mother was over controlling....   [tags: identity, disorder, rebellion, medical alert, drug]
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Satire, Surrealism and Dark Humor in Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle - Satire, Surrealism and Dark Humor in Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle "And there on the shaft in letters six inches high, so help me God, was the word: Mother" (48) "'If that's mother,' said the driver, 'what in hell could they have raised over father?'" As the reader soon finds out, 40 cm of marble, as directed by Felix Hoenikker's will, that says "FATHER" (49). Vonnegut stops you short and plucks at your hand like a little boy who has just shaved the cat and can't wait to show you what he's done: you can't, as a responsible adult, laugh at the absurdity of the bald and shivering feline because you know that you should be astonished, offended, annoyed, anything but burst out laughing, which you desperately desire to do....   [tags: Vonnegut Cat's Cradle] 555 words
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Influences and Sources of Theodore Roethke's Elegy for Jane - Influences and Sources of Theodore Roethke's Elegy for Jane In "In Memoriam A. H. H.," a new kind of elegy with roots in the elegiac tradition, Tennyson writes, "For words, like Nature, half reveal/And half conceal the Soul within" (1045). The truth of Tennyson's statement appears in Theodore Roethke's "Elegy for Jane: My Student Killed by a Horse." Roethke conceals much about himself as a person yet reveals much about himself as a poet when he puts his grief into words. Without knowing something of Roethke's personal and professional life, one would think that a student named Jane was the sole inspiration for this moving elegy; however, in The Glass House, the poet's biographer, Allan Seager, reveals more than one possible source of inspiration for the poem....   [tags: Elegy Jane Essays]
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Last Days Of Socrates - The Last Days of Socrates Plato. The Last Days of Socrates. London: Penguin Books Ltd., 1993 Imagine the time just after the death of Socrates. The people of Athens were filled with questions about the final judgment of this well-known, long-time citizen of Athens. Socrates was accused at the end of his life of impiety and corruption of youth. Rumors, prejudices, and questions flew about the town. Plato experienced this situation when Socrates, his teacher and friend, accepted the ruling of death from an Athenian court....   [tags: Plato Socrates Philosophy Essays] 2263 words
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Elegy by Thomas Gray - Elegy Written in a Country Chrchyard Thomas Gray’s Elegy laments the death of life in general while mourning long gone ancestors and exhibiting the transition made by the speaker, from grief and mourning to acceptance and hope. It was written in 1742 and revised to its published form in 1746, and is one of the three highlights of the elegiac form in English literature, the others being Milton’s “Lycidas” and Tennyson’s In Memoriam. It was first published, anonymously, in 1751, under the title "An Elegy wrote in a Country Churchyard." Although believed to be started in 1742 the exact date of composition of the Elegy, apart from the concluding stanzas, cannot be exactly determined....   [tags: essays papers]
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Hard Times of World War I-Personal Narrative - Hard Times of World War I-Personal Narrative I live in Great Britain with my wonderful, loving mother, Helen Noble Thomas, and my two siblings. My mother is going through a very difficult time right now because it has only been two years since the death of my father. It is April 9, 1919. Today in school we talked about the war that went on for several years. It was difficult for me to talk about because of my father’s death. My teacher told us that in October of 1914, the French army attempted to attack the German forces on the Western Front....   [tags: Papers] 996 words
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Victorian Age - Victorian Age Not all 19th-century writers were attracted to the novel. Walter Savage Landor, besides writing one or two unforgettable lyrics, poured out his views of the past and present in a series of literary dialogues, Imaginary Conversations. Charles Lamb became an accomplished essayist in the Addisonian style, while William Hazlitt was a more penetrating essayist and critic. Thomas De Quincey, a victim of the opium habit, published Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821), an account of his lonely youth and of the sublime dreams and appalling nightmares that had haunted his existence....   [tags: Papers] 694 words
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Lord Alfred Tennyson - Lord Alfred Tennyson was the most popular British poet of the Victorian era, even though he avoided the public life. "Tennyson earned his position in literature because of the remarkable range of his talents and his dedication throughout his long career to perfecting his art." "Tennyson's long list of works showed his consistent inspiration and creative vitality, beginning with poems, Chiefly Lyrical (1830) and extending to The Death of Oenone and Other Poems, published after his death more than 60 years later" (Dunn 169)....   [tags: Biography Poet Poetry Poem] 1808 words
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Conspiracy Theory - In the Roman world, reputation and character were powerful concepts. A person could be brought up to prominence or down to infamy through their reputation alone. Some attempted to cultivate their image to suit their purposes, while others had theirs ruined by detractors. After the discovery of a conspiracy, the suspected participants could be punished by damnatio memoriae, considered unworthy of remembrance. However, because of the practical difficulties of this and the importance of remembering conspiracies, it was more likely that a conspirator would instead have his or her reputation slandered and any posthumous honors removed from them....   [tags: Character Analysis] 1717 words
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The Disaster of Port Chicago, California, during World War II - The site of the biggest home front disaster of World War II is in Port Chicago, California. This place of importance is often overlooked by many but has a great history behind it. The area is concealed by the surrounding Suisun Bay, Belloma Slough, and other bodies of water. The history of Port Chicago also includes racial issues which involve African-Americans and the cases that followed up some incidents in court until recently resolved. In Port Chicago, California stands a permanent memorial honoring the tragic unrest involving African-Americans who were treated unfairly....   [tags: World War II, Port Chicago, history, USA, ]
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Communist Memorialization - The rhetorical implications of Communist memorialization are intricate. Communism is both a personal (family) history and a collective (national/global) history. Each commemorative display in Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Germany are indicative to that particular country’s role in Communism; their historicity is mainly dependent upon social, political, and artistic ideals that transform from one generation to another. Which, may lend reason to, why and what each of these countries chose to memorialize from their past....   [tags: Communism]
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Changed Forever - ... Murrah Federal Building annihilated. The audio delivers an emotional blow that makes you think twice about entering through the doors opening into the next gallery where screens replay the first video images of the chaos taking place and actual recordings of 911 calls. As you proceed, the museum kiosks are randomly positioned to take you back to the mystification in the first moments of the blast. Displays are set up throughout with artifacts that reveal details of the news coverage around the world, clocks stopped at 9:02 a.m., piles of car keys and pieces of crumbled concrete....   [tags: Oklahoma City National Museum] 884 words
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Commemorating the Soldier Who Gave His Life For His Country - ... During World War Two we see pictures of ticker tape parades, famous kisses, and the marching of troops. This continues today with events like Fleet Week, but these practices were also a large and politically charged aspect of Roman warfare. They were called triumphant processions, but were used to show a families military might, spoils of war, and "promote the benefits of military life, and its corollary war, and were not concerned with death, loss, sacrifice, and mourning." (Hope, 2003). It is yet again a showing of how we are both similar and dissimilar with our military past....   [tags: burial of a soldier]
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