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Essay Discussing Societal Conflicts in Lispeth and Story of an Hour

- Societal Conflicts in Lispeth and Story of an Hour     "Lispeth" and "Story of an Hour" are both stories that deal with societal conflicts through their impact on the protagonist. In both stories the protagonists seem largely unaware of the conflict and resulting oppression, until events occur that force them to see it. In both stories the protagonists are ultimately "defeated" by the social conflicts; but the really important point of these stories is not winning or losing the struggle but the change that comes about as a result of the struggle....   [tags: Story Hour Lispeth Essays]

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Kipling’s Notions of Race in Plain Tales from the Hills

- Kipling’s Notions of Race in Plain Tales from the Hills "No other Western writer has ever known India as Kipling knew it" "nobody can teach you British India better than Rudyard Kipling" "There will always be plenty in Kipling that I will find difficult to forgive; but there is also enough truth in these stories to make them impossible to ignore". Salman Rushdie, "Kipling", from Imaginary Homelands, London: Granta Books, 1991, 74-80. It may be discerned from the quotes displayed above that Rushdie, a writer not renowned for suffering fools gladly, accords Kipling some epistemological superiority....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

- “Lost in translation,” a common phrase describing the not just the occurrences of miscommunication language but also the possible distortions of culture in the process of translation. The Swedish novel, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (part of the Millenium trilogy and originally titled Män som hatar kvinnor, literally “Men who hate women”), was made into two film versions. The original was a Swedish film production that was released in 2009, and with the worldwide popularization of The Millenium Trilogy in both its written form and the Swedish film versions prompted an American Hollywood remake that was released in 2011....   [tags: Character Analysis, Film, Book, Review]

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

- The personification of sadomasochistic ideals in the novel comes from Martin Vanger, head of the Vanger companies and, unknown to everyone, a serial rapist and murderer. For example, Vanger may very well have felt that his father, Gottfried Vanger, by raping him as a child, had forced him to not only become the man he became, but to accept his “fate.” Stekel and Brink also explained why many serial sadomasochists kill their victims, something he labeled the death clause. The death clause explained the idea of “the parapathic amalgamation of death and normal intercourse” (Stekel and Brink 2: 246)....   [tags: rapist and murderer, quid pro quo, pain]

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson

- Plot Overview The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, written by Stieg Larsson, is a complex murder mystery thriller based in Sweden. The plot involves power, family, love, sex, and death making it intriguing and entertaining to read. The story revolves around a wealthy Swedish family – the family of Henrik Vanger whose great niece Harriet Vanger has been missing for the last 40 years. Since then, Henrick has made several futile attempts to find out what happened to her but all the investigation seemed vain....   [tags: Character Analysis & Comparison]

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Blurred Viewpoints

-   Walking into a room there are two people sitting on either side of you. To your right, sits a female who is dressed in all black and has multiple piercings and several tattoos. To your left is an average looking and plainly dressed middle aged man. At first glance in each of their directions whom would you suspect to be victim of circumstances and who would you believe to be a murderer. Understanding the scenario can give insight on how in the criminal justice system, appearances and actions contrary to social norms, in addition to prejudice, can influence court decisions and jury trials....   [tags: Mersault, prejudice, jury trial, criminal justice]

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Fred Gipson's Old Yeller

- OLD YELLER This was one of my favorite books during my childhood days. The book is a classic, and Disney later made it into a motion picture. the story’’s climax develops quickly by telling stories and adventures of a boy named Travis and his old stray yellow dog named Yeller.At the introduction of the book Travis is plowing corn in the garden when an old yellow darts bye and causes the mule to jump. He chases the dog out of the garden and curses at him. Then a few days later the stray dog ate some of the deer meat that was very important for the family’’s survival....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Wicked Venom

- Her heart sunk with sorrow as he told her he had to leave her forever or receive a bite that would keep her living; but dead forever. The rancid venom will mysteriously spread right or wrong depending on the firmness of flesh. The article, “Our Bella, Ourselves” by Sarah Blackwood explains how young and middle aged women are unknowingly losing their identity to men who controlling drain the independency out of innocent women. Besides that, there are still women who fight battles with courageous values, allowing no one to defeat them....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Effects Of Materialism On Adolescents ' Behavior And Attitude Towards Learning And Behaving Around Other People

- Materialism and adolescents then and now Bethany Breaux University of Houston Clear Lake   This paper will discuss the effects of materialism on adolescents’ behavior and attitude towards learning and behaving around other people. The studies I choose will help provide a basis of and how materialism can potentially affect behavior, if it does at all. If one takes a look at the many published magazines in today’s society it would seem that the majority of its content are advertisements aimed at the audience....   [tags: Adolescence, Psychology, Research]

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Stereotypes and Identity in Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun

- In Langston Hughes’ poem “Harlem,” he discusses the idea of unfulfilled dreams and their plausible outcomes using symbolism and imagery. He initially describes a “deferred” dream as a sun-dried raisin, depicting the dream originally as a fresh grape that now has dried up and “turned black” (Jemie 63). This idea provides Lorraine Hansberry’s play A Raisin in the Sun with its basic foundation, for it is a play about a house full of unfulfilled dreams. As the poem goes on, Hughes depicts the idea of a deferred dream as something rotten or gone bad....   [tags: A Raisin in the Sun]

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Understanding Intercultural Communication At Thich Hanh 's Peace

- Concepts and Responsibilities The first important concept that allowed me to understand intercultural communication efficiently was the idea of mindfulness, a quality that came up numerous times in the texts we read, especially in Thich Hanh’s Peace is Every Step. In the text, Hanh mentions how we need to be mindful with our daily actions, such as eating, discussed in his exercise Eating a Tangerine. We also need to handle conflict with others mindfully, by using practices such as meditation to heal....   [tags: Cross-cultural communication, Communication]

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Intercultural Communication At Thich Hanh 's Peace

- The first important concept that allowed me to understand intercultural communication efficiently was the idea of mindfulness, a quality that came up numerous times in the texts we read, especially in Thich Hanh’s Peace is Every Step. In the text, Hanh mentions how we need to be mindful with our daily actions, such as eating, discussed in his exercise Eating a Tangerine. We also need to handle conflict with others mindfully, by using practices such as meditation to heal. To Hanh, mindfulness equates to an exercise where we “return to ourselves, breathe, smile, and live fully in the present moment” (Hanh 20)....   [tags: Cross-cultural communication, Communication]

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Exploring Why We Enjoy the Anti-Hero

- There is no doubt that the popularity of the anti-hero as we know it has increased in recent times. With unlikely, yet popular moral gray protagonists like Jack Bauer, Dexter, and Gregory House leading some of the most popular TV shows and characters like James Bond, Lisbeth Salander, Tyler Durden (from Fight Club), and Jack Sparrow being some of the most memorable in movies, it is not surprising that there has been an increased interest to understand what causes this characters to be so popular (Peter Jonason in et al., 193)....   [tags: The Rise of the Anti-Hero]

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A Critique Of On Dumpster Diving

- A Critique of On Dumpster Diving According to Mayberry (2009) Lars Eighner, a graduate of the University of Texas, became homeless in 1988 and again in 1995 (p. 351). Some of the accounts from Travels with Lisbeth (1993), a book by Lars Eighner, depicted what he went through and what he found during his homeless state. A homeless person must eat and sleep but may not know where or when this might happen next. The human will to survive enabled Eighner to eat food from a dumpster, reach out to other for handouts, and sleep in places other than a bed with covers....   [tags: Homelessness, Poverty, Homeless shelter]

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David Fincher Analysis

- “Entertainment has to come hand in hand with a little bit of medicine, some people go to the movies to be reminded that everything’s okay. I don’t make those kinds of movies. That, to me, is a lie. Everything’s not okay.” - David Fincher. David Fincher is the director that I am choosing to homage for a number of reasons. I personally find his movies to be some of the deepest, most well made, and beautiful films in recent memory. However it is Fincher’s take on story telling and filmmaking in general that causes me to admire his films so much....   [tags: Filmmaking]

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The Relationship Between Colonial Heritage Of African Nations And Their Subsequent Economic Development

- Is there a relationship between colonial heritage of African nations and their subsequent economic development. This paper will seek to expand upon studies that have sought to understand what if any relationships exists between democracy and colonial heritage (Lispet 1959). In examining the impact of colonial rule on the long term economic development of three African nations, I will seek to understand the how the colonial experiences of these nations has or has not had a long term impact on economic development....   [tags: Africa, Colonialism, Imperialism]

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George Eliot's Adam Bede: Christian Ethics Without God

- George Eliot's Adam Bede: Christian Ethics Without God The greatest recent event -- that "God is dead," that the belief in the Christian God has ceased to be believable -- is... cast[ing] its shadows over Europe. For the few, at lease, whose eyes....are strong and sensitive enough for this spectacle... What must collapse now that this belief has been undermined... [is] our whole European morality. --Nietzsche, from The Gay Science: Book V (1887) Dr. Richard Niebuhr writes, in his introduction to Eliot's translation of Feuerbach's The Essence of Christianity, that Eliot "sought to retain the ethos of Christianity without its faith, its humanism without its theism." In her first full...   [tags: George Eliot Christianity Faith Papers]

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Proper Feminine Beauty in George Eliot's Adam Bede

- Proper Feminine Beauty in George Eliot's Adam Bede Victorian women lived according to strict social conventions, which dictated their actions, emotions, and beliefs. These conventions were often presented in antithetical pairs: private versus public spheres, the angel in the house versus the fallen woman. One of the most complex paradoxes for women to master was that of beauty versus vanity. Society’s rules required a young lady to be attractive, but not provocative; diligent about her appearance, but not overly so; aware of her beauty, and simultaneously unconscious of it....   [tags: George Eliot Adam Bede Essays]

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Media Influences on State and Local Government

- Around 50 million people watch CBS, ABC, or NBC every single night in order to obtain information from the day. Since the amount of people watching a news channel every night is so great, the media has had a great effect on the lives of everyone living in the United States. In our state and local government regions, each and every news channel or newspaper is going to take a certain view and stand-point on what the people say, think, and believe. Media effects are classified as direct or indirect, and the Media itself as well as the people behind the headlines can create positive as well as negative publicity....   [tags: Current Events]

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