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Contrasting Old Mother Savage and The Tell-Tale Heart

- Contrasting Old Mother Savage and The Tell-Tale Heart Writers may use different techniques to get the same effect out of the audience. In the short story, "Old Mother Savage" by Guy Du Maupassant, a tragic story of a woman who losses everything is told. The story is scary in that it has an ending that one would not expect. Also, it can be looked at as a sad story because the mother seems to be sad throughout the entire story. At the end the only thing that she has to be satisfied about is that her murdering four young men can make other women feel how she felt when she found out about the death of her son....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Analysis Of The Novel ' Mother Savage '

- ... She received a letter from Césaire Rivot, a private in her son’s regiment. This letter was rather straight forward. “This letter has a sad story to telco. Your boy Victor was killed yesterday by a cannonball, which cut him practically in two” (CITATION page 1348). After receiving the letter informing her of her son’s death, the motives change within her. With a letter this blunt, anyone would see a change in themselves. The Prussians killed her son three weeks prior to her receiving this letter....   [tags: Antagonist, Protagonist, Guy de Maupassant]

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The Savage Sun Beat Down

- ... My parents fought nonstop, which affected my brother and I tremendously. Seeing them struggling financially transformed the way we lived and the ideal life I was living came to a grinding halt. The stress was unbearable for all of us, specifically my mother and father. My father began drinking in excess, which led him to ruin his relationships with the people closest to him. I can recall times in my youth where he took to hurting me for reasons big and small. My mother and I became more distant, and for a while it was like she didn’t understand me at all....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Sadness, Happiness]

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The Anarchist Journal, Mother Earth

- "This version of Mother Earth was an anarchist periodical aimed at bringing up progressive issues, and discuss these. It was in circulation among people in the radical community in the United States from 1933 - 1934." -- Wikipedia Repeatedly in history, conceptions of nature have served as ideological justifications for political theory. The most obvious example is the Hobbesian state of nature against which even the most oppressive government appears perfectly legitimate....   [tags: Mother Earth Essays]

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The Between Hitler 's Savage Effectiveness, Drive And Ambition

- 7.3.3 Depression and indolence. The contrast between Hitler’s savage effectiveness, drive and ambition later in his life and this period of drift and passive homelessness has been difficult, biographically, to assimilate. Langer interprets the distinction as a qualitative difference in personality brought about by the psychiatric illness a biological depression. Thus for three or four months between 1909 and 1910 Hitler became a different man, subjectively depressed and hopeless and biologically with altered brain chemistry that materially altered his personality and characteristic way of reacting to his environment....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Narcissism]

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Analysis of Shakespeare's The Tempest - Heart Of The Savage

- The Tempest: The Heart Of The Savage Caliban the deformed savage on the island from his first appearance in the play is more animal than human. Prospero first refers to Caliban by calling him a, "tortoise" (1.2.318). This sets the tone for Caliban's character in the play as he is labeled as a semi-beast in the play. But interestingly despite Caliban's deformed body and animal like appearance he possess remarkable eloquence that gives him power. Prospero, a renaissance prince even with his velvety language only equals Caliban in eloquence....   [tags: free essay writer]

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

- The use of “Brave New Worlds” John allows powerful insight into the deep-rooted flaws of society. John’s character allows for the establishment of character ideals, as he is the only one to have a relevant view of what life outside of the domineering society of the Brave New World. Huxley allows these view to shine, as illustrated by John’s infatuation with this new world, his them dissatisfaction and isolation, and finally his eventual suicide the World State is demonstrated, meaningful relationship, high art, and true raw human emotion and a higher religious power....   [tags: flaws, society, savage world]

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Hostess, Peace Weaver, and Mother

- Within the pages of the well-known epic poem are many extraordinary and warring narratives of the Middle Ages. Beowulf is important because it is one of the most ancient European epics written in the vernacular, or native tongue. The seemingly super natural heroes of this exciting and famous writing have a great impact on the typical roles of their women. As declared through out the many lines of the astonishing poem, the women have many purposes and serve a variety of roles. Wealhtheow, Hygd, Hildeburh, Freawaru, and Grendel’s Mother give examples of the historical roles that are expected of the women of this ancient time....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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A Testimony From An 82 Year Old Woman

- ... On that same day a Japanese soldier, came into his house and ordered he wanted a woman. Chen’s mother was pregnant at the time so instead he took Chen 's aunt. The soldier took her into another room and was going to rape her. Chen stated that his aunt was an educated woman and would not let the soldier rape her. So she began to struggle until the Japanese soldier stabbed her six times. The soldier brought her back to the room Chen was in and Chen witnessed his aunt 's death right in front of him and losing his dad in the same day....   [tags: World War II, Empire of Japan]

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A Motherly Type Of Love

- ... Why were child protective services never brought in to deal with the matter. My mother was not fulfilling her roles, but someone in the household was picking up the slack. I was nine years old, not yet able to conceive a child, but I was a mother through and through. As a young mother, I had a large, black mass of stress on my shoulders. I was struggling with school work of my own, but I was able to nurse my brother’s grades from straight Fs to sprinkled Bs and Cs. My little sister was too young for school, only two years old....   [tags: Family, Parent, Mother, Sibling]

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Award-Winning Book Split by Swati Avasthi

- Split is an award-winning, realistic fiction book written by Swati Avasthi. The book has a total number of 280 pages, and it could be found in our school library. The story focuses mainly on two brothers, Jace and Christian Witherspoon. After years of suffering from abuse from his father, Jace eventually runs away from home like his older brother did before. Finding himself, bruised and tattered, at Christian’s doorsteps, Christian decides to take him in because he is family. Along with new identities and new friends, the story centers on the two brothers settling in to a better life while trying to figure a way to rescue someone that has been unable to escape from the wrath of their enemy...   [tags: brothers, mother, blame]

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A Comparison of Seamus Heaney's Poem Digging and The song of the old mother, by William Butler Yeats

- I have looked at the poem 'Digging' by Seamus Heaney. The poem is about the poet digging into his past and appears to be a modest poem. The "nicking and slicing neatly" that Heaney says in his poem can also apply to the crafting of a poem. Heaney seems unhappy and distanced from his farming family roots however he shows a good amount of admiration for farming men. Heaney shows the skill and dignity of labour. The expertise is rather admired than the strength and the technique is very precisely explained....   [tags: Digging, The song of the old mother]

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Beowulf, By Seamus Heaney

- In society, cruelty often leads to dehumanization, but it can also be the reaction to dehumanization. Perpetrators are either idolized or villainized, while victims tend to be blamed for the actions committed against them. In Beowulf, cruelty is used as a social crutch, as well as a symbol of humanity, or the lack thereof. Barbarity, and the intent behind it, is what makes the heroes and the villains one and the same in Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf. Grendel’s alienation from society motivates his cruel behavior, but Beowulf’s idolization leads him to be revered for the same actions....   [tags: Beowulf, Hero, Social class, Grendel's mother]

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A Noble Savage in The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

- “Chingachgook told me, don't try to understand them; and don't try to make them understand you. For they are a breed apart and make no sense”, explains the first American hero in The Last of the Mohicans. James Fenimore Cooper's objective during this novel was to portray the first American hero to the English man. To do so he created a white man by the name of Hawkeye; adopted by the last of the Mohican Indian tribe, Hawkeye was very resourceful and intelligent. His sharp mind was eventually needed to rescue two ladies by the names of Alice and Cora....   [tags: helor, love, war, savage, adventure]

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Mother Savage & Desirees Baby-Compare and contrast

- Mother Savage takes place in Virelogne during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870. The narrator retells the story behind the ruins of a thatched cottage. At thirty-three years of age, Mother Savage’s son volunteered in the war (on the French side), leaving his mother alone. Mother Savage lived alone in her cottage until the Prussians came one day. Since she was known to have money, she had to take four of them. They seemed to be good boys. Since they saw Mother Savage was an elder lady, they showed consideration toward her and helped with as much as they could....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol

- In Savage Inequalities, Jonathan Kozol describes the conditions of several of America's public schools. Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods and found that there was a wide disparity in the conditions between the schools in the poorest inner-city communities and schools in the wealthier suburban communities. How can there be such huge differences within the public school system of a country, which claims to provide equal opportunity for all. It becomes obvious to Kozol that many poor children begin their young lives with an education that is far inferior to that of the children who grow up in wealthier communities....   [tags: Savage Inequalities, Jonathan Kozol]

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Being A Mother : Single Mother Guide

- ... Growing up, Casie did not see many families that were split up. However, there were a few of her friends who’s parents were not together. The friends who just their mothers were either one of two things; a widow, or a single mother. If their mother was single they most likely lived with their mom and their mother’s parents as well. According to Casie, she had some friends that lived with just their grandparents, because their mother was deemed “unfit” to care for them any longer. It was as if joint custody did not exist....   [tags: Family, Mother, Poverty, Father]

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Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol

- Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol      In Savage Inequalities, Jonathan Kozol documents the devastating inequalities in American schools, focusing on public education’s “savage inequalities” between affluent districts and poor districts. From 1988 till 1990, Kozol visited schools in over thirty neighborhoods, including East St. Louis, the Bronx, Chicago, Harlem, Jersey City, and San Antonio. Kozol describes horrifying conditions in these schools. He spends a chapter on each area, and provides a description of the city and a historical basis for the impoverished state of its school....   [tags: Education Savage Inequalities Kozol Essays]

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Imagining A World Without A Mother

- Imagining a world without a mother is a very gut wrenching feeling. A mother is usually the support system for a child during the stages of development. A mom is a mom no matter if they stay at home or if they are working independently. Years ago a woman’s job in society was to simply take care of the family’s day to day responsibilities and the children. Throughout time more women have created a life for themselves by helping support their families financially. One of a mother’s greatest assets is connecting with their child....   [tags: Mother, Family, Mother, Wife]

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The Old Testament Of The Bible

- ... Even in other arguments, like in class, it was debated that Ham had committed sexual acts with his mother instead of his father, which is why he cursed him. Although this story, like Sodom, seems to accuse a particular community of unacceptable behavior, the sin is not clearly stated as being homosexuality. One of the strongest evidence of biblical opposition to homosexuality comes from the book of Leviticus, which insists, “Do not lie with a male as one does with a female; it is an abomination” and “If a male lies with a male as one does with a female, the two of them have committed an abomination; they shall be put to death” (20:13)....   [tags: Bible, Old Testament, Homosexuality]

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I 'm The Mother Of A Typical Years Old Son

- ... Tiffany and I were in the same grade in school and her grandmother lived next door to us. Tiffany’s grandmother watched her when her parents worked so she and I got to play on the weekends often. The television schedule didn’t have all day cartoons. The only time I could watch cartoons is when I would get up early on Saturday morning before I headed down to the park. I would make my bowl of cereal and sit down for about an hour of Rainbow Bright and The Flintstones. I think back now and try to remember what the impact all of those events had on my life....   [tags: Parent, Parenting, Want, Family]

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The Influence of My Mother

- It took a long time to value the exceptional influence my mother has been on my life. She is the type of person who has thoughtful discussions about the importance of building a united family. The type of mother who always has time to listen when I need to express my feelings. The type of benevolent individual who loves to help anyone who is in need. Growing up with such a strong role model, I developed many of her convictions and interests. I not only came to enjoy the enthusiasm of learning simply for the profit of knowing something new, but I also came to conceive her notion of contributing with the community in exchange for an excelling sense of life, love, and spirit....   [tags: mother, heroes, ]

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Old English And Modern English

- ... Christian missionaries introduced the Germanic tribes to a much more rounded Roman alphabet, common to that we have today, which was easier to write with and read. Therefore, the Anglo-Saxons quickly adopted this new Roman alphabet. Old English literature developed rather quickly around the 6th and 8th Century. Many beautiful poems and text survive from this period in history, including the best known epic long poem “Beowulf” which may have been written in about the 8th century. With its three thousand one hundred and eighty two lines of work Beowulf shows that Old English was a fully developed language at this time....   [tags: English language, England, Old English]

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Absolution from a Mother

- Mother, I am not looking for the absolution and undoubtedly I don’t deserve it in your eyes. Your eyes… always so full of concern; constantly accusing. The pressure you put on me and the pain it caused was unbearable. Everything you have done – you told me – you were doing for my own good. But you never realized I grew up did you. It’s not possible, it’s just wrong that you want to make all decisions for me: beginning with the extracurricular lessons, through carefully selected well mannered friends and even the damn shoes....   [tags: Absolution, Mother, ]

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Clytemnestra: Not Another Homeric Savage

- The Greek interpretation of what makes a man “civilized” and what makes him “savage” is a recurring theme throughout the ancient epics, battle narratives, and dramas, including Aeschylus’ Agamemnon. In this first installment of The Oresteia, the chorus of Argive elders expresses keen outrage at the killing of Agamemnon, which suggests that they equate savagery with the madness they see in Clytemnestra: “just as your mind is maddened by the bloody deed, the blood-fleck in your eyes is clear to see” (1426-1427)....   [tags: Aeschylus's Agamemnon]

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The Hallucinations of David Savage

- It’s cold, damp, and dark on the morning of September first at six in the morning. But today, today is September first, the day of light to fashion followers everywhere. The day that Vogue releases their fall fashion issue and tells us what to wear, how to pose in our selfies, what plastic surgeries to be on the look out for, our new goal weight, what’s in, what’s out, and who “can’t sit with us”. Today is the day that we not only redefine our views on fashion, but also stick to them as if we came up with them ourselves (though we’ll reference Vogue in the way a priest references The Old Testament when our sensible friends mock our pain in those shoes)....   [tags: size twos that don't feel pretty]

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The Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother

- ... In her book Chua tells stories of her daughters and of the mistakes they have made. The way Chua handled the situations was outrageous. For example, when one of her daughters made a mistake while playing the piano Chua threatened to give her favorite dollhouse to the Salvation Army. In interviews Chua has admitted to calling her daughters lazy, garbage, and telling them that they are a disgrace to their family (“Battle Hymn”). A lot of people felt disrespected by Chua’s book, and they were not afraid to let Chua know how they felt....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Childhood, The Child]

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Losing A Mother At The Age Of Ten

- Losing a mother at the age of ten is not something one could imagine; when faced with it, you have no other choice but to hold onto the memories that were left. The day my mother was killed she had the opportunity, to call everyone in the family, to say goodbye. Sixteen years later, I can still remember those exact words of that phone call. While on the phone, I remember my mother saying that she loved me, and that I would probably not be seeing her for a while. At first this really did not register in my mind, because she always struggled to take care of my sisters and I; we often ended up staying with family members for a good amount of time....   [tags: Family, Mother, The Driver]

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My Mother Is A Middle School

- Throughout my life, I would hear constant stories about my parents and their devoted faith to each other. Their love, support, and encouragement created the most ideal scene for my siblings and me to live the childhood dream. Conflictingly, in the United States, we suffer from a 50% divorce rate that is higher than most countries around the world. My parents were born and raised in Laredo, TX, and joined the middle class of America. My mother is a middle school reading teacher and my father worked as an oil field worker after the divorce....   [tags: Family, Mother, Divorce, Parent]

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Mother And The Little Monster

- Mother is love, she is what we children the offspring call the one who raised us, gave birth to us, took care of us protected us from all evil, did anything in their power to keep us happy and well nourished. Ones mother is responsible for making her child the little monster they are today. Moms love unconditionally and will make everything better with her warm smiles, or in someone 's case her corny jokes. A mother is what children, people all around the world recognize as power, all love, a treasure....   [tags: Mother, Family, Parent, Father]

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What Is A Good Mother?

- ... In these two stories, “Ceil” by Harold Brodkey and “The Mother” by Natalia Ginzburg, one can see two mothers with different mentalities, different backgrounds, and what made them to be considered either a bad mother or a good mother. The first story “Ceil” consists on what I consider is a good mother. The story starts with a young boy named Wiley who tries to picture his mother based on stories he is told about her because he cannot remember most of his life next to her since she passed away when he was just 2 years old....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Mother, Woman]

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Mother Is The Most Social Person

- ... Her anxiety always gives me anxiety which is incredibly irritating, but her bravery in the face of great adversary makes up for the headache. Even though she is incredibly embarrassing when she traumatizes the coaches. Another quality of my mom is her intelligence but complete lack of common sense. Ever heard of book smart and street smart. Mom is mainly book smart. She is a teacher so of course she knows everything from English to random trivia. For Christmas she bought this game called Historical Figures and said it would be a lot of fun for the “family.” Yeah, right....   [tags: Anxiety, Mother, Fear, Worry]

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My Mother At My Father

- ... One of the things that my mother reminds about my temperament is that I was very sensitive and since I was the first daughter, I became a spoiled child, which was really bad at the end because if I was not able to get something that I wanted I used to cry and do all that bad stuff that kids do I was “berrinchuda” (bad-tempered). According to Baumrind’s the way that my parents raised me was in the authoritative style of parenting, I was actually just raised by my mother because my father was never there to worry about certain things, he was a monetary father....   [tags: Family, Mother, Baja California]

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My Mother And My Father

- When I was six years old, my father divorced my mother. I was blindsided; my young, naïve mind couldn’t understand why my dad did not want to be with my mom anymore. In my mind, we were a happy family. I was convinced that my home life was normal, and that everyone’s parents continually fought like mine did. This was why the divorce shocked me so much. But looking back, the imminence of divorce was obvious. The constant fighting, yelling, and strife combined with the lack of healthy communication ravished my home life....   [tags: Family, Parent, Mother, Father]

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My Mother And My Grandmother

- ... Before she died, she wrote a poem that implied as much. Uncle Bubba has never seemed to be the church-going type, but he highly values family and work, and I do think he believes in God. Carol certainly is religious, as she taught Sunday School before I was born and for a short time after. She has always put her family above herself, and I can say without doubt that she would do anything for me. In a similar sense, Carol holds education in high esteem and has encouraged my and my brother’s studies for as long as I can possibly remember....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Father, Mother]

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My Life With My Mother

- It is estimated that 50 percent of all American marriages end in divorce, and that 22 million children in the United States alone live without a father. My parents added to these numbers in 2002, when I was only 5 years old. My mother raised me solely. When I was young, I spent every other weekend traveling eight hours round trip to see my father, but for the past five years I’ve only seen him sparsely — maybe three or four times annually. As a child it was, of course, upsetting — I wanted a daddy to come to my piano recitals and ballet performances like all the other girls — but the discontent only grew as I did....   [tags: Marriage, Divorce, Family, Mother]

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Medical Center Vs. Savage

- ... 2010-SC-478-D C/W Case No.2011-SC-348-D (K. Of Appeals, Trans.). (2011, December 21). THREE RIVERS MEDICAL CENTER VS. SAVAGE (SOPHIA), ET AL “Medical Center filed a motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict (JNOV) or, in the alternative, a motion for a new trial.   On July 17, 2008, the trial court denied the motion for JNOV but granted the motion for a new trial and set aside the jury verdict.   An appeal (Appeal No.2008-CA-001411-MR) was pursued to this Court but was dismissed as having been taken from an interlocutory order”....   [tags: Jury, Appeal, Surgery, Court]

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My Family : My Mother

- My Story In 1980 my mom gave a birth to a cutie whom they named Anush (means sweet) after my grandmother, the mother of my father. That was me. I was the first child of my parents. My father was the youngest of 7 children and was the first brother out of 4 to have a child. I was a gift of happiness for my parents and grandparents. My mom has told me that my father’s whole family, parents and siblings were all interested to help out my mom to raise me....   [tags: Family, Mother, Parent, Sibling]

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The Life Of A Old Farmer

- ... During the day, she would do her chores and help her mother and father, as any good farm girl would. She dreamed of one day becoming a more talented sorceress than even her grandmother. She would use her magic for good, helping others and teaching those who did not understand about magic. She would open a magic shop, and finally give her parents the wealth they so dearly deserved. By the time she was sixteen, the day’s work had begun to take its toll on her parents. Father’s eyes sagged, and he walked as if bones could no longer support him....   [tags: Family, Mother, Wicca, Witchcraft]

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Analysis of The Mother by Gwendolyn Brooks

- Analysis of The Mother by Gwendolyn Brooks The poem “The Mother” by Gwendolyn Brooks was written in 1945. Gwendolyn Brooks was the first child of David and Keziah Brooks. She was born on June 7, 1917 in Topeka, Kansas. Brooks wrote her first poem when she was 13 years old and was published in the children’s. Moreover she was the first black author to win the Pulitzer prize. magazine. In 1938 she was married to Henry Blakely and had two children. After a long battle of cancer Brooks died in December 3, 2000....   [tags: Poetry Analysis, The Mother, Gwendolyn Brooks]

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The Importance Of A Mother And Father

- ... One day she walked in on me while I was crying and asked “What is wrong Devin?” and I replied with an “I hate you.” Not knowing fully what was going on I look back on that situation and feel bad. I was small and obese. A father provides discipline, advice, protection, and experience. Growing up without one affected me accordingly. I believe it made me a crybaby and soft. My mother told me my father was on drugs and in and out of jail. That is no excuse for excusing his self from my life. It was always hard for me being picked on....   [tags: Family, Meaning of life, Father, Mother]

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My Mother At A Young Age

- ... As a result, my father chose the best option available to him at the time and brought us to work with him. My brother and I were 8 and 10 years old, respectively, so all we wanted to do was to climb the carpets and chase each other around the store, which made his already tough job much more difficult to do. In an effort to restore order in both his business and family, my dad started putting us to work. Our “chores” involved dusting and folding smaller carpets, as well as other relatively simple tasks that seemed arduous and daunting to us as children....   [tags: Mother, Family, Online shopping, Father]

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Mother's Milk Unlocks Magic

- A Mother’s milk unlocks the magic Milk, a tasty drink of creamy white deliciousness, a cookie can’t wait to be dunked into. In this advertisement, Oreo describes itself as milk’s favorite cookie. The milk which Oreo has chosen to represent its cookie, is not your typical milk from a dairy cow. Oreo is actually referring to a mother’s milk. The advertisement was designed by Cheil Worldwide; who has created an inspirational advertisement, using a clever pitch, and descriptive photo. This ad was never intended to be released to the public, due to negative views on public breastfeeding....   [tags: breastfeeding, mother, nursing]

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My Life With My Mother

- Throughout my life I have always had one person who has stuck with me through thick and thin, my mother, Genoveva. My mother’s devotion was to her two daughters, she always prayed that my sister and I would have a better life then what she had and pushed through every obstacle for us. She is from Mexico, Puebla and is a very loud, assertive woman. She always believed in herself and whenever she put her mind to it, she always got the job done. She came to America in 1982 when she was just 16. Even though her journey was made from a rash decision, having to be forced to do something illegal and having to get accustomed to life in America she is just glad that she can now have a happy life with...   [tags: Family, United States, Mother, Parent]

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My Experience With My Mother

- ... For instance,“what am I going to tell my parents” or “how are we going to support this new baby because we’re broke?” She eventually faced all of the facts and decided to keep this precious child, which in my opinion was the right choice because without him our family wouldn’t be complete. Like I said in the interview, the financial situation for her and Richard was definitely a tough one. She openly said, “We went out every once in awhile, but for the most part we stayed home because we didn’t have a lot of extra money to spend on going out....   [tags: Parent, Family, Mother, Full-time]

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My Mother Is Not The World

- ... I was not used to living with her and at times I felt like I was alone and could not trust her anymore. I missed my mother very much, but I didn’t know how to live with her and I also did not know how to let her in. She was my mother and felt that I should not have felt this way but I did. I was scared to move back in with her after two and a half years of not living with her. I would ask myself, why did I feel this way. What was wrong with me. I believe it was because I had lived with my aunt for so long that I was just used to being in her house and being around everyone....   [tags: English-language films, Mother, Family, Want]

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My Family And My Mother

- My family and I are from China, where most of our relatives and extended families still reside. When I was 4 or 5 years old, my father hopped onto a plane and flew to Canada, in hopes to find a better future for my mother and me. From ages 4 to 8, I lived with my mother in a small apartment. Close to the end of age 8, my mother and I got onto a plane and was finally able to reunite with my father. On the day of the reunion, I was unsure if I was excited to finally see my father or if I was excited to finally ride a plane....   [tags: Family, Mother, Parent, Incandescent light bulb]

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Psychological Disorders : Old Age And Prevalence

- PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS; OLD AGE AND PREVALENCE The study was related to the psychological disorders in old age people and its prevalence. The design of study was cross-sectional in which they have designed a structured questionnaires to determine the relationship between the age factors with different mental problems in old age. The major objective of current study is to examine the relationship between old age and psychological problems. They created two hypothesis one was null hypothesis about there is no significant relationship between old age and psychological disorders, and alternate hypothesis that there is a significant relationship between old age and psychological disorders....   [tags: Sociology, Mental disorder, Old age, Psychiatry]

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Savage vs Civilized

- Man needs civilization in order to control his savage side. William Golding elicits this theme in his renowned novel, the Lord of the Flies. At a first glance, the Lord of the Flies may seem to be a simple adventure novel about a group of boys marooned on a deserted island. However, if one gives more thought to the novel, one comprehends that this book is also an attempt to associate the obliteration of civilization to the defects of human nature. Civilization is social order promoting cultural creation....   [tags: Lord of the Flies, William Golding]

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Othello by William Shakespeare: The Collapse of a Civilized Savage to a White Savage

- The play Othello by Shakespeare is set up in Venice, during the 1500s. At the time blacks were deemed and dehumanized due to their complexion. Non-westernized people were also seen as savages. Having one black character (Othello) in this story presupposes that there will be tension between Othello and a white male. Therefore, when Othello promotes Michael Cassio to lieutenant Iago becomes infuriated and filled with jealousy. Iago becomes enraged because he feels that he should have been the one to be promoted....   [tags: race, non-westernized people]

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John The Savage Vs. Mustapha Mond

- ... Shakespeare was unheard of in the Brave New World. John was immersed so deeply in Shakespeare’s ability to portray power, love, and emotion, all things that have been sacrificed by the World State, that he find himself in isolation once again. John used his knowledge of Shakespearean plays to help him understand occurrences in his life. John makes a parallel connection between his mom’s openness to having sex with the Pope and Othella. The connection signals the audience to recognize the disapproval of sex by John and helps the reader foreshadow his hatred and disrespect towards Lenina....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Dystopia]

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Theme of Death as Explored in Crabbit Old Woman, Remember, and Refugee Mother and Child

- In the three poems Crabbit Old Woman, Remember, and Refugee Mother and Child, the similar theme is death. Remember is a sonnet by Christina Rossetti, which goes into the thoughts of a dying woman imploring her lover to forever remember her, only to change her mind after the volta. Phyllis McCormack’s Crabbit Old Woman tells of an old lady’s opinion on her nurses’ perception of her. Refugee Mother and Child, written by Chinua Achebe, is an emotive poem which depicts a mother’s unwavering devotion towards her dying son....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]

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My Story About My Mother

- ... 2 I even had to get dressed somewhere else. In the bathroom usually. And so it was for over a year. Unwanted extra baggage. This whole time I was under the auspice’s of my older brother. Gerard was not even technically a year older than me. 11 months and 23 days to be exact. You would think by the way he lorded over me that we were years apart. Always it was ‘take your little brother and see that he behaves’. I know a year doesn’t seem like much time but when its a quarter of your life, its a lot....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Mother]

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Analysis Of Lou Anne, The Mother Of A Bright And Beautiful Years Old Girl

- ​Lou Anne, the mother of a bright and beautiful nine year old girl, was happily planning a weekend vacation to the beach. She and her daughter, Leslie, always loved their annual trip to the southern beaches of California. They would pack as much of their lives as they could into their van and drive up and down the coast, stopping at every beautiful beach they could see for miles. This was an event looked upon for months in their household, but for some reason this year, Leslie’s face didn’t express the joy it had nearly every year before....   [tags: Eating disorders, Anorexia nervosa, Media]

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What Is A Mother 's Ultimate Parenting Goal?

- What is a mother 's ultimate parenting goal. Is it receiving a certain amount of hugs from her child or witnessing a certain number of smiles. Is it watching her child achieve academic success or excel at athletics. Is it managing to successfully parent during times that make it difficult to breathe in and out or through a pain that makes it hard to be selfless. Tillie Olsen 's short story "I Stand Here Ironing" (Olsen 233-239), Amy Tan 's short story "Two Kinds" (Tan 240-248), and Alice Walker 's short story "Everyday Use" (Walker 249-256) each involve a complicated mother and daughter relationship that has emerged out of a time of economic difficulty and a circumstance of great loss and sa...   [tags: Mother, Mothers, Short story, Guilt]

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My Mother Of High School Age

- When my mother was of high school age (around 16 years old), she lived with her parents and six other siblings (D. Ta, personal communication, July 8, 2015). Her father, mother, four brothers, and two sisters were 48, 45, 22, 21, 21, 20, 18, and 16 years old, respectively (D. Ta, personal communication, July 8, 2015). They were all of Vietnamese descent and followed the religion of Buddhism; however, this did not play a major factor in their lives, as they were not devout followers who attended weekly lectures and listened to every single word spoken in the temple(s) (D....   [tags: Family, High school, Grandparent, Mother]

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My Greatest Influence: My Mother

- Even before my first tear hits the ground, my mother is there to wipe it away. My mother feels my pain before I can even realize it. She understands my needs before I can even think of them. That’s why we call her a mother. My mother has been an extraordinary influence on my life and always will be. She’s the kind of mom who would always take time out and care for her four children and the mom who would never let her hardships in her life distress her kids. My mother has always been a very strong role model to me, and growing up with someone like her to look up to has changed my life in many ways....   [tags: mother, ]

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Why I Am A Great Mother

- I stopped working because I was not being paid enough, I reached my glass ceiling at work, and I didn’t have time to be with my daughter. Those were the main reasons why I chose to continue my education, in hopes to find new answers and to align myself with genuine happiness; the happiness Aristotle talked about, one that comes from flourishing. This class is certainly helping me to find my voice while I dismiss the ones I no longer need. I am consciously becoming aware that the beliefs on which I had built my sense of how to be a great mother, a woman, and simultaneously a successful professional are crumbling around me....   [tags: Family, Mother, Nuclear family, Household]

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The Everlasting Bond between a Mother and a Daughter

- ... Sophia always impressed anyone that heard her play the violin. Yet again, Chua was not surprised because she knew all along that her daughter had the ability and potential to exceed in the performing arts. In The Joy Luck Club, Waverly Jong is having a hard time telling her mother that she is going to marry a man named Rich. This is because Waverly believes that her mother does not think anyone is good for anything. After pondering and worrying, Waverly realizes that she must tell her mother that she is getting married....   [tags: The Battle Hymn of a Tiger Mother, Amy Chua]

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Mother Daughter Relationships : Everyday Use And Two Kinds

- Mother Daughter Relationships: “Everyday Use” and “Two Kinds” Based on the mother daughter relationships in the two short stories, the moms and the daughters have a different perspective of what their heritage is, how they should live their lives, and what should influence them. “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan expresses the conflict between a Chinese mother and daughter. “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker discusses the differences in opinion between a mother who followed her culture and her daughter that went to live a different life....   [tags: Mother, Family, Amy Tan, Mother insult]

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My Mother 's Journey With Cancer

- I often find myself wondering what my life would be like with her here or if I turned out to be how she imagined. I have come to the conclusion that no matter how hard I try, no amount of research or begging for answers from God will help me. Unlike these few things that will never be known, I will always know her smile, crave her laugh and appreciate the impact my beautiful mother had on this earth. Some days it hits me harder than others that I no longer have a mom, but remembering the feeling helps like medicine....   [tags: Family, Mother, English-language films, Father]

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My Mother Never Worked By Smith Yackel And Storm

- The two separate works My Mother Never Worked by Smith-Yackel and The Storm by Chopin hold similarities in their themes such as motherhood, womanhood, and being housewives. However the details, with in the stories themselves, hold many differences. A Mid-western American woman works are and makes multiple sacrifices to hold her family together during times of hardships in My Mother Never Worked. A Créole American woman takes a chance against her family to relive the passions of her younger days during The Storm....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Woman, Mother]

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My First Time My Mother

- The first time my mother told me that we were going to move to Florida was when I was in the 3rd grade in 2005. I asked her “Why are we moving?” She responded “Because I want to start over with you and your younger brother.” I asked “Why Florida?” She replied “We have family over there and they can show us around.” My mother let me go to my 3rd grade class for one last time. I was pleased and excited to move to a new place where I can meet new friends and have a good time with my family. But inside I was feeling somewhat down because I was going to miss all my friends from elementary and not remember any of their names....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Mother, Father]

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The Power of Mother Teresa’s Charismatic Leadership

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My Famous Person Paper Mother Teresa

- Mother Teresa I choose for my famous person paper Mother Teresa, the reasons are quite humble. It is a known fact that here in the US we take so much for granite, we are never satisfied with what we have or have been given. In addition, our success is measured by how much money, possession we have. This brings me to Mother Teresa, born “Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu on August 27, 1910 in a Macedonian town of Skopje. To a middle class business family. Her parents baptized Agnes as a Christian. She was the youngest of the three....   [tags: Mother Teresa, Missionaries of Charity]

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Family Conflict : My Mother And My Dad

- ... I became very cautious about whom I would open up to. As a result, I became very shy and introverted. For the next ten or so years, my mom would try her hardest to avoid my aunt at family gatherings and would refuse to go into her house. Eventually, my aunt gave birth to her own children. As her kids grew up, I started interacting with them more. I started to become a “role model” for her kids because they often looked to me for advice and small talk. I was at their house more frequently, and my cousins would constantly ask me to come over....   [tags: Family, Love, Marriage, Mother]

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My Old Man By Charles Bukowski

- ... It seems that Cofer was really looking for her father’s time and approval because changing like this was something she loved to do and couldn’t wait for. When it came time for dinner, Cofer needed to change, her mother, “was not amused by my transformations, sternly forbidding me from sitting down with them as a man” (Cofer 725). It is so heart breaking because, when Cofer changed back to herself she felt “invisible” from her father (Cofer 725). I think the poem “Nikki-Rosa” by Nikki Giovanni actually is an example of Giovanni growing up having mental, emotional and physical support....   [tags: Joyce Carol Oates, Short story, Mother, Thing]

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The Old Testament

- The very first puzzle in the book is a puzzle. This could be done to make the reader think that the words, “Scripture” could be redundant to use where the words,” Old Testament” are present. The book has been divided into many parts. The first part contains a very long and a very useful discussion about the history of the Old Testament. There is an introduction and the presentation about the views of the canonization process. In this the reader does not come to know what exactly is coming towards him....   [tags: Torah, Bible, Old Testament, Tanakh]

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The Old Testament

- ... It was during this exodus that God wrote His Law on two stone tablets. This law was and still is the foundation of Israel’s beliefs. And today we can see society break down when the laws God wrote on those stone tablets are not followed. The Exodus gave hope to future generations of Israelites in that, regardless of their situation they had faith that God always comes through. Incredibly, Israel 's trip to Canaan lasted for forty years due to a faithless report from ten of the twelve spies when Israel first arrived at Canaan: ...“We can’t attack those people....   [tags: Old Testament, Bible, Israelites, Torah]

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The Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes

- The Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes      The Old Gringo is a fiction novel written by one of Latin America's most renowned and eloquent authors, Carlos Fuentes. Filled with war, adventure, love and more, this novel takes you back to the Mexican revolution fought in 1912. This contemporary fiction is based on many themes found and experienced by the main characters in this novel. The relationship between Mexico and the United States, the drive to find one's true self and the different ways two men need a woman are only a few themes contained in this story....   [tags: Old Gringo Carlos Fuentes Essays]

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The Mother By Terrence Mcnally And Night, Mother, By Marsha Norman

- ... Andre created this space by leaving out an important aspect of his life, causing the mother and son to spilt apart. Andre was afraid of what is mother would think of him to the point where Cal said to Andre’s mother that “the only thing that frightened [Andre] was you” [1603]. Andre thought very high of his mother and wanted to make sure that he didn’t disappoint her. Coming out as gay to her made Andre feel as if that would make her feel bad about him. Andre didn’t want his mother to be scared of him because of the person that he loves....   [tags: Mother, Family, English-language films, Mothers]

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My Mother Is Not A Statistic

- This is going to be an obvious answer to the question, ‘Who is significant to me?’ Yet, my answer would be my mother. I would hope that most people would answer the same because it would be a shame if others would overlook their overpowering love and sacrifice. Being a mother has a job that most are not capable of fulfilling; my mother is one of those people who can fulfill the tiring job. My mother uses phrases that I always end up laughing at, but honestly, what good parent doesn’t. “Don’t be a statistic” is one my mom’s favorite things to say to me as I am leaving the house....   [tags: Mother, Family, Mother goddess, Thought]

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Graduation Speech : My Mother, The Baby, And The Great Grandmother

- ... I was happy to see that the mother was there, although I had already contacted the mother in order to make sure that she was going to be able to attend the home visit. Content of the Session At the beginning of the home visit, the family was watching the news on television and talking amongst one another. Grandmother greeted me and welcomed me into her home, we began talking and she understood that he television was a distraction so she turned the tv off and went to another room. The mother was watching television sparked some conversation with me until she she had gotten phone....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Mother, 2003 in film]

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Santiago in "The Old Man and the Sea"

- Many characters in the history of literature, such as Odysseus were obviously portrayed as heroes and were offered accolade. However, some characters are not easily recognized as being heroic. The old man, Santiago, in The Old Man and the Sea is one of them. The old man and the sea is a novella about an old Cuban fisherman, Santiago, and his three-day battle with a giant Marlin fish. Throughout the novella, Santiago is portrayed in different perspectives. He is tough and refuses to give up at any time....   [tags: Old Man and the Sea, Steinbeck, heroes,]

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The Old Man And The Sea

- ... Manolin’s parents did not want him going fishing with Santiago because he was unlucky. The old man goes on his trip alone and repeatedly says that he wish the boy were with him. As the old man gets lonelier he begins talking to himself (QUOTES GOES HERE) and forming relationships with nature and animals. Conflict is a state of opposition,disagreement or argument a protagonist and an antagonist. In The Old Man and the Sea , there are many examples of man versus nature that Santiago experiences....   [tags: The Old Man and the Sea, Fishing, Fish]

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The Sublime Savage: Caliban on Setebos

- The Sublime Savage: Caliban on Setebos "Caliban my slave, who never / Yields us kind answer." (The Tempest, I.ii.310-1) "Caliban on Setebos" was one of Robert Browning's more popular poems among the Victorians, for its presumed satire of orthodox Calvinism, Puritanism, and similarly grim Christian sects. And Browning as Shakespeare's savage does indeed seem to hurl a few barbs in that direction, but the poet's exercise seems to be as much one in alternative theology. Caliban's bog-bound conjectures, in their significant departures from standard religious doctrine, serve as both an interesting repudiation of Archdeacon Paley's attempts to rationalize God, and as an entertaining...   [tags: Caliban on Setebos Essays]

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How is Sympathy Provoked in ‘Piano’ and ‘Crabbit Old Woman’?

- In the two poems Crabbit Old Woman and Piano, both the writers use language to provoke sympathy towards a person and their situation by using the present and the past tense to build up emotions. In the poem Piano, Lawrence introduces us to his childhood using a piano. He describes to us what his childhood memories used to be like with his mother, and what comfort he used to have in her presence. The first two lines of each of the three stanzas are all in present tense and the rhyme scheme is rhyming cuplets....   [tags: Sympathy, Piano, Crabbit Old Woman, poetry, D.H. L]

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The Old Maid - My Delia Dilemma

- The Old Maid  - My Delia Dilemma      In my first reading of The Old Maid, I found it hard to dissect the character of Delia.  Edith Wharton made me work hard to figure Delia out by not spelling her out directly, but bringing her on gradually.  After subsequent readings however, I saw this story as a sort of coming of age story about Delia Lovell and not about an old maid. Although the title is surely meant to reflect our feelings for the character of Charlotte, whom it seemed was destined to become an old maid in the eyes of Delia, Wharton uses the character of Charlotte as does Delia, to tell a story of a woman who gets a second chance and does everything in her power not to mess it up...   [tags: Old Maid Essays]

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Responsibility in Fred Gipson's Old Yeller

- Responsibility in Fred Gipson's Old Yeller Responsibility may be defined as "a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct." (www.thefreedictionary.com) Responsibility is shown all through Fred Gipsons novel Old Yeller about a family living in the dangerous wilderness in 1860. The young hard working Travis, his loving mother and the loyal dog Old Yeller all show responsibility. Travis has many responsibilities when his father left for the cattle drive and he must work hard to take care of his family....   [tags: Fred Gipson Old Yeller]

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The Definition Of Old Age

- The definition of old age is not one that is universal. In some cultures, 50 is not considered old, but for some 40 is deemed old. This fluid definition is often created by an appearance. The gray hairs and wrinkly face are enough within some cultures to write someone off as old. In other cultures a person isn’t labeled old until they have hit a certain age milestone, i.e. becoming 60 or 65. The life span of people within that culture also influences when someone begins being “old.” If the life span within that society or culture goes to 120 then someone who is only 40 would be seen to have only lived one-third of their life and not be so old, while in a society or culture where the life spa...   [tags: Geriatrics, Old age, Ageing, Gerontology]

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