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The Impact of Play on the Affective Development of Primary School Children

- In recent years there has been a shift in educational theory as more research is done about the positive effects play has on learning and development. One age group specifically that is helped by the use of play in their curriculum is primary school age children. This paper seeks to investigate the impact of fantasy and dramatic play on the development of identity in children ages 5-8. Erik “Erikson built his theory based on Sigmund Freud’s theory of psychosexual development and his own work with children and families....   [tags: self-concepts, fantasy play]

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What Role Should The Government Play in Gun Control?

- What Role Should The Government Play in Gun Control. A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.      Gun control is a real issue with Americans today. Many people have different opinions about how to handle our growing dilemma concerning guns. There are those who believe we should ban guns altogether and those who believe we should not ban or restrict the people's right to own guns at all. Both sides have valid arguments, but neither side seems to know how to compromise because of their very different opinions....   [tags: Second Amendment The Right To Bear Arms]

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The Homeschool Soccer Team : A Good Time And Play For God

- Problems have arose with the homeschool Saturday soccer team that was created to have a good time and play for God. This was a very special thing for all ages because there was no other leagues that played for God or any homeschooled ones for that matter. The only other options for a soccer league would be the county’s league, however, they had a few problems of their own. People started signing up for the new league to avoid these problems but unfortunately different issues have occurred....   [tags: Game, Play, Want, The League]

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How Play Is A Means By Which Children Develop And Learn

- Key concepts: • Play is a means by which children develop and learn. When children play, is a way for them to develop and learn new skills. The children that play have a positive future comparing to those that don’t play at all. For example, I was a reading an article regarding the generation from today. There was a study conducted with two groups of children. One group had no technology and was in nature camping. The other group wasn’t in the nature camp. The children that had no technology were able to recognize the emotions from the picture....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Play, Learning]

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Play Review: Baby with the Bathwater

- Red Rock Community College’s adaptation of Christopher Durang’s play Baby with the Bathwater, directed by James O’Leary, concluded its 8-show run with a sold out finale performance on Sunday April 23rd, 2014. When the lights came up on the bassinet in the otherwise darkness of the stage, the image more or less stands for everything that follows – childhood, loneliness and abandonment. It seems that an icon of the entire human experience, not just the implied infancy, is being presented. When the lights come up even further, the bassinet gives way in significance to a married couple standing over it: John (Kyle LaBoria), the father that coos at “Daddy’s little baked potato,” and Helen (Amien...   [tags: Play Reviews]

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Tony Kushner's play, Angels in America

- Tony Kushner’s play, Angels in America, comments on a number of social issues of its time; ranging from political to societal. Additionally, it incorporates many concepts discussed in the Modern Condition courses. Thinkers such as Nietzsche, Borges, and DeBeauvoir are specifically represented in the play through the characters presented. Kushner uses his characters to convey the ideas of these thinkers in the context of the culture the play takes place in. Nietzsche’s ideas are most clearly reflected in Roy Cohn: a power driven, “heterosexual” lawyer, “who fucks around with guys” (Kushner 52)....   [tags: Tony Kusher, Play Analysis, Social Issues]

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An Analysis of Yeats' The Second Coming

- An Analysis of Yeats' The Second Coming Yeats' poem "The Second Coming," written in 1919 and published in 1921 in his collection of poems Michael Robartes and the Dancer, taps into the concept of the gyre and depicts the approach of a new world order. The gyre is one of Yeats' favorite motifs, the idea that history occurs in cycles, specifically cycles "twenty centuries" in length (Yeats, "The Second Coming" ln. 19). In this poem, Yeats predicts that the Christian era will soon give way apocalyptically to an era ruled by a godlike desert beast with the body of a lion and the head of a man (ln....   [tags: Yeats Second Coming Essays]

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Service Games Game Play Analysis

-  Service Games Game Play Service Games Game Play Home / Service Games Game Play Overview To provide an explanation of how the Service Games game is played. Go To Top Of Page The Arena The game is played in the Service Desk Arena. Each game played is part of the learning process for Service Management. Games consist of CBTs, quizzes, and various other challenges that may appear. When completing a game you will be awarded points based on the Service Games Point System....   [tags: Play, Game, United States, Ancient Olympic Games]

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The Elementary School Is Offering The Second Language Program Class For Nonnative English Speaker

- Context The Morningside Elementary School is offering the Second Language Program class for nonnative-English speaker students. Students will focus on Basic English practical skills for 35 minutes a day for five days a week. SLP class combines creativity and language skills for different student level proficiency. Students will be able to step out the general teacher-centered instruction classroom setting. The program is open to all 2nd through 5th grades. The curriculum divides by 35 minutes....   [tags: English language, Second language]

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John Locke's Second Treatise, of Civil Government: Putting Sovereignty Into the Hands of the People

- Locke's "Second Treatise, of Civil Government" has the main idea of putting sovereignty into the hands of the people, and this was one of the main ideas behind the constitution. It plays in very well, the framers built the government around the people, by making it a republic. On the national level all people are represented, and as it is divided down to state, county, city, etc. the people gain more power. Albeit, there are many differing theories of the motives of the founding fathers, from God's hand on their minds to the Burkean conservatives they are....   [tags: Second Treatise of Civil Government]

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Love in Desire's Baby, The Passionate Shepherd to His Love, and The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

- Love in Desire's Baby by Kate Chopin, The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe, and The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd by Sir Walter Raleigh The socioeconomic condition and status of a person greatly impacts whether or not love will be reciprocated. That is evidenced by the story of “Désirée’s Baby”, by Kate Chopin and the poems “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love”, by Christopher Marlowe and “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd”, by Sir Walter Raleigh. All these literary works relate love with socioeconomic status and how love is subordinated to society’s norms....   [tags: The Passionate Shepherd to His Love]

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A Comparison of the Passionate Shepherd to His Love and the Nymphs Reply to the Shepherd

- These two poems are alike and different in their own way. The Passionate Shepherd to His Love and The Nymphs Reply to the Shepherd are both trying to mirror each other on their structure of the poems. Both Christopher Marlowe and Sir Walter Raleigh had a very unique way of writing and making these poems so similar, but throwing in different types of love and view points. The Passionate Shepherd to his Love and The Nymphs Reply to the Shepherd are both four line stanzas. They are both pastorals as well which means that the are replies to each other....   [tags: love, viewpoints, sheep, shepherd]

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Significance Of Simone De Beauvoir 's The Second Sex

- This essay aims to critically discuss and evaluate the significance of Simone De Beauvoir’s work and the relevance of her book ‘the Second Sex’ and how women are seen as the second sex in society. The essay will explore Beauvoir’s early life and what influenced her to write ‘the second sex’ (1999). The essay will briefly explain what is feminism, along with how her work has impacted on and influence women in society and how her work is relevant in contemporary society along with some limitations and criticisms for her book ‘the second sex’ (1999)....   [tags: Feminism, Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex]

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The Morality Play: More than Just a Lesson Learned

- Morality Plays are allegorical plays that teach moral lessons and were especially popular with the medieval audience. Today, the morality play Everyman, is occasionally performed or read at colleges and church organizations. These productions are usually academic in nature or focused on religious ideology. Ron Tanner, author of Humor in Everyman and the Middle English Morality Play argues that the play has value beyond such narrow focus. A closer evaluation of the plot and characters would support this assertion....   [tags: morality play, plays, theatre, everyman, ]

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The Physics Of Magnets, Developed And Designed For A Second Grade Class

- The Science unit on magnets, developed and designed for a second grade class, will be used for my Teacher Work Sample. The magnet unit will require approximately twelve days, thirty minute lessons each day, to successfully complete the unit. A summative assessment will be administered on day thirteen. By the end of the unit the students will be expected to reach the following learning goals: 1. The student will be able to label the poles of a magnet and explain how the poles of magnets attract and repel each other....   [tags: Magnet, Magnetism, Magnetic field, Second grade]

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Hannibal During The Second Punic War 218

- Hannibal a fierce determine warrior, general and leader who demonstrated bold, aggressive military leader during the Second Punic War 218 BCE through 201 BCE against the most power rising adversary the Roman Empire. Hannibal was born in Carthage to a family of great wealth. He was reared by a military father, whose ambition was to defeat and conquer the Roman Empire. Although, his father plans never became a reality of defeating the enemy, His investment was in his son Hannibal to bring the powerful Roman Empire to a devastating end....   [tags: Roman Republic, Roman Empire, Second Punic War]

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Research Outdoor Play For Two Year Olds

- In this investigative report, I have gathered and presented information for my chosen topic, which is to research outdoor play for two to three year olds and it’s importance in my setting. I have researched the five objectives that are in my action plan and I have critically analysed and evaluated them, using a variety of sources. As a result of my research, here are my findings in relation to each of my objectives. Objective 1 What is the current recommendation and guidelines in Scotland provided for 2-3 year olds regarding outdoor play....   [tags: Natural environment, Nature, Learning, The Play]

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The Controversy of the Second Amendment of the Constitution

- I. INTRODUCTION: The Second Amendment to the Constitution(Second Amendment) of the United States of America(USA) is one of the most controversial. The Second Amendment specifically grants that, "the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed" The way that an individual interprets the wording of the Second Amendment influences their point of view on who has the right to "keep and bear arms" (Amendment 2). The controversy brought on by the Second Amendment is because the Second Amendment does not clearly define whom "the people" are....   [tags: Bear Arms Second Amendment USA]

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The Importance of Play

- There are many misconceptions of what play is, it can be mistaken as being an antinom of work, and people consider play as being something one does while being immature and believe that play is grown out of as one grows up. Psychologists, Gaskins, Haight and Lancy studying play in relation to culture identified three cultural views of play that impact children's play. The first is culturally curtailed play, the perception that some pre-industrial societies have; which is that play has limited value but is tolerated, although certain types of play are discouraged....   [tags: childhood, playwork]

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How Play Is Essential For A Child 's Development And For Learning Life Skills

- Children like to play. Play is essential for a child’s development and for learning life skills. It provides a natural, comfortable setting for young children to develop and learn. Froebel and Montessori have said that play is children’s work, but it is also adult work. Preschool must work to better understand the role of play in the lives of young children, and how to nurture and utilize play with children. (Koralek, 2004) Play is important to the academic environment. The school focuses on social, emotional and cognitive development of children....   [tags: Learning, Play, Problem solving]

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Age Is An Important Factor On Chinese Learner 's Second Language Acquisition Of English

- Age is an important factor on Chinese Learner’s Second Language Acquisition of English With globalization, a growing number of Chinese starting to learn a second language. For example, massive foreign language teaching materials have been published and various foreign language training centres have been established. Second language acquisition, or SLA, is the processes by which people learn languages in addition to their native tongue. Johnson and Newport (1989) find that age is to some extent most significant factor which leads to the individual difference of second language acquisition....   [tags: Second language acquisition, Language acquisition]

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Renewal in Yeats' Second Coming and Eliot's Journey of the Magi

- Renewal in Yeats' Second Coming and Eliot's Journey of the Magi         Both William Butler Yeats' "Second Coming" and T.S. Eliot's "Journey of the Magi" present a renewal process, but each one focuses on different goals and subjects; Eliot on a particular person's transformation, whereas Yeats predicts a renovation of the entire world as a result of an escalation of chaos. And while Yeats attempts to present a definite picture of what he believes will happen at the time of this renovation, as a human being, lack of foresight leaves him to conclude with nothing more than an unanswerable question....   [tags: Second Journey]

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P1 : Describe How Children Play At Each Age Range

- P1: Describe how children play at each age range, using appropriate examples. P2: Describe how adults in early years settings support children’s play at each age range, using appropriate examples. M1: Explain the importance of the support provided by adults in early years settings for children’s play at each age range. Adults play a vital role in encouraging development and enriching play for example, giving children support to show them how things work and to help them learn new skills and new words....   [tags: Learning, Play, The Child, Game]

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International Students 's Second Language Learning During The Studying Process Abroad

- International students have challenges in second language learning during the studying process abroad. Sawir (2005) illustrates that international students in Australia are facing language difficulties. Strategies of how to help students study in a persistent, energetic and efficient language acquisition status have been discussed. Dörnyei (2009) concludes that motivation has been found to be of the great significance in facilitating the success of language learning. It can be referred to a metaphor that motivation is the ‘engine’ of study by Gardner (1985)....   [tags: Second language acquisition, Language acquisition]

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Love in the Present and Future: "The Nymph's Replay To The Shepherd" by Sir Walter Raleigh

- The poem "The Nymph's Replay To The Shepherd" is written by Sir Walter Raleigh. This poem is reactiaction for the poem "The passionate Shepherd to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe's. "the passionate Shepherd to His love" poem talks about the about the moment love and the pleasure of the moment love. Malowe's believed that love should includes any future planning or promises and he emphasies living in the moment idea. The poem " The passionate Shepherd" idea is about love and how it suppose to be in present , it should not be attach to the future....   [tags: The Nymph's Replay To The Shepherd, Sir Walter Ral]

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The Play of Frankenstein

- Frankenstein, a play adaption done by Colony High School, was directed by Mr. Brian Mead, a language art, drama, journalism, and digital communications teacher. The genre of this play was more horror and romance than anything else. I attended with my friend and my father November 16, 2013. It all starts when Victor Frankenstein becomes fascinated with electricity and convinces himself that he can recreate life. He has two men gather a recently dead body to bring back to him. Along the way, it is revealed that Victor is to be married soon to his love, Elizabeth....   [tags: adaptationdone by Colony High School]

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Analysis Of The Play ' A Doll House ' By Henrick Ibsen

- In the play A Doll House, written by Henrick Ibsen, many people see the main theme to be a feministic worldview, or a finding of one’s inner self through life’s struggles. Her husband’s request and the outlook of society on the roles of women in life bar Nora down throughout the story. During this time period, women were supposed to look after the children and take care of the house with hardly any freedoms and without ever contradicting their husbands or other men. Henrick Isben uses the diverse character that Nora is to illustrate the struggle women had to endure throughout the 17th-20th centuries and even still today....   [tags: Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House, Husband, The Play]

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The Second Amendment

- “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” This quote from Benjamin Franklin illustrates how an emphasis on safety can drastically reduce the freedoms enjoyed by citizens of the United States, especially the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which states that “...the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” However, with active shooter situations such as Columbine; the Tucson, Arizona shootings, which nearly killed former Representative Gabrielle Giffords; and recent situations at Newtown, Connecticut; Los Angeles International Airport; and Westfield Garden State Plaza mall in New Jersey...   [tags: Constitution, US, gun control, federal government]

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Wisdom of Parents in the Poem, Photograph of My Father In His Twenty-Second Year

- Wisdom of Parents in the Poem, Photograph of My Father In His Twenty-Second Year We have all grown up hearing our parent's advice "Do as I say, not as I do". When your parents give this advice you do not always listen at first, but later on in life you may catch yourself using it. I believe it is very important value, respect and listen to what your parent's say; their experience with life is their major tool in shaping their children into adults. Parents have lived life longer than their children that is a fact....   [tags: Photograph of My Father In His Twenty-Second Year]

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Newton's Second Law

- Newton's Second Law F = ma (Force = mass x acceleration) Aim. To investigate the relationship between force, mass and acceleration, as detailed in Newton's Second Law. Hypothesis. For the experiment method we are doing, I predict that as the mass on the end of the string increases, increasing the force, the trolley(s) will accelerate faster. I also think that the more trolleys there are, the more force will be required to pull them along at the same speed as previous, and therefore the acceleration at any given weight, compared to results at a time when the were less trolleys, will be slower....   [tags: Newton's Second Law Essays]

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The Effects Of Play On Human Being And Has Shape My Human Potential

- Reflecting about play has had enormous impact on me as human being and has helped to shape my human potential. By filling out these reflections I learned many new things about myself and also have seen what it has done to make me the man I am today. This ranges from me playing throughout life, realising my barriers to play and my life goals, and finally how all these made me the man I am today. Through out my life I use to surmise that play was just for children but this is not the case as adults and children should play....   [tags: Meaning of life, Human, Childhood, Play]

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The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

- The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir In the chapter of her book The Second Sex entitled “the Woman in Love,” Simone de Beauvoir characterizes the romantic ideal of the relationship with a man as a woman’s purpose as a form of self-deception (translated here as “bad faith”). The self-deception de Beauvoir describes is based in the thesis of The Second Sex. This is the idea that women have been deceived into believing that they are second-class humans. Western culture, according to de Beauvoir, teaches us that women are missing some elusive element of the self that endows men with freedom- a concept essential to the existentialist definition of the conscious being....   [tags: Second Sex Simone Beauvoir Essays]

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The German Shepherd Is The True Criterion Of Beauty

- Max vom Stephanitz, founder of the German Shepherd breed said it best, “Utility is the true criterion of beauty.” The German Shepherd is a dying breed, not because it is losing popularity, but because it is drifting too far from it’s origin. Initially the breed was supposed to be versatile, confident, smart, courageous, and aloof to strangers. They were sable, grey, and black. They had straight backs, and normal functioning hind limbs. Health problems were nearly extinct. This breed still lives today, but most people’s idea of a German Shepherd is different....   [tags: German Shepherd Dog, Dog, Genetics, Hip dysplasia]

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Disenchantment with the Modern Age in Yeats' No Second Troy

- Disenchantment with the Modern Age in Yeats' "No Second Troy"       "No Second Troy" expresses Yeats' most direct vision of Maud Gonne, the headstrong Irish nationalist he loved unrequitedly throughout his life. The poem deals with Yeats’ disenchantment with the modern age: blind to true beauty, unheroic, and unworthy of Maud Gonne's ancient nobility and heroism. The "ignorant men," without "courage equal to desire," personify Yeats’ assignment of blame for his failed attempts at obtaining Maud Gonne's love....   [tags: Yeats No Second Troy Essays]

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Secularism v. Spirituality in the Second Nun's Tale

- Secularism v. Spirituality in the Second Nun's Tale         In the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales, Chaucer describes the men and women of the Church in extreme forms; most of these holy pilgrims, such as the Monk, the Friar, and Pardoner, are caricatures of objectionable parts of Catholic society.  At a time when the power-hungry Catholic Church used the misery of peasants in order to obtain wealth, it is no wonder that one of the greatest writers of the Middle Ages used his works to comment on the religious politics of the day.          Yet not all of Chaucer's religious characters are failures in spirituality....   [tags: Second Nun's Tale]

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Hybridity In Ezekiel Mphahlele's Down Second Avenue

- Hybridity in Ezekiel Mphahlele's Down Second Avenue The criticism that Mphahlele's awareness of his being a "hybrid' person imparts an inability to his being able to "write his story himself " is a criticism contrived out of literal derivations of the Greek components of the word "autobiography". The textual landscape of Down Second Avenue includes many varied and detailed arenas, the rural setting and its many dimensions, the city and its many dimensions. In the sense that autobiography is part of the genre of biography in the postclassical European tradition, that being the life accounts of saints and princes, the criticism is perhaps true to some extent....   [tags: Ezekiel Mphahlele Second Avenue]

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John Locke's Second Treatise on Civil Government

- Locke's The Second Treatise of Civil Government: The Significance of Reason The significance of reason is discussed both in John Locke's, The Second Treatise of Civil Government, and in Jean-Jacques Rousseau's, Emile. However, the definitions that both authors give to the word “reason” vary significantly. I will now attempt to compare the different meanings that each man considered to be the accurate definition of reason. John Locke believed that the state “all men are naturally in ... is a state of perfect freedom” (122), a state in which they live “without ......   [tags: Second Treatise on Civil Government]

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John Locke's Second Treatise on Civil Government

- Locke's Second Treatise of Government, by far, is his most influential and important piece of writing. In it he set forth his theory of natural law and natural right. He shows that there does exist a rational purpose to government, and one need not rely on "mysticism and mystery." Against anarchy, Locke saw his job as one who must defend government as an institution. Locke's object was to insist not only that the public welfare was the test of good government and the basis for properly imposing obligations on the citizens of a country, but also that the public welfare made government necessary....   [tags: Second Treatise on Civil Government]

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Summary and Analysis of The Second Nun's Tale

- Summary and Analysis of The Second Nun's Tale (The Canterbury Tales) Prologue to the Second Nun's Tale: The Host praises the Nun's Priest for his tale, but notes that, if the Nun's Priest were not in the clergy he would be a lewd man. He says that the Nun's Priest, a muscular man with a hawk's fierceness in his eye, would have trouble fending off women, if not for his profession. The Second Nun prepares to tell the next tale, warning against sin and idleness. She says that she will tell the tale of the noble maid Cecilia....   [tags: Canterbury Tales The Second Nun's Tale Essays]

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William Butler Yeats' The Second Coming

- William Butler Yeats' "The Second Coming" The poem “The Second Coming” was written by William Butler Yeats in 1919. Yeats was an accomplished Irish poet and was known for the socio-religious ideas he emphasized in his poetry. In “The Second Coming,” his ideas unfold in three significant metaphors. The first metaphor relates a falcon and its falconer to the destruction of society. The metaphor has two possible interpretations. One view may be that the falcon represents society and the falconer represents God and morality....   [tags: Yeats Second Coming Poem Poetry Essays]

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"The Second Coming" and the Death of God

- Death of God theology is a theological movement dating back to the radical theologians of the 1960s, like Thomas Altizer and William Hamilton, and continuing in a more diverse form in the work of individuals like Slavoj Žižek and John Caputo. The movement can be traced back to the works of G.W.F. Hegel, of whom Thomas Altizers says, "The Phenomenology of Spirit is the first philosophical enactment of the Death of God,” (Altizer) and thinkers like Nietzsche, Lacan, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, and Derrida and poets like William Blake....   [tags: theological movements]

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Advantages to Having a Second Life

- The majority of the adult American population age 18+ is unfamiliar with the ever-growing virtual community known as Second Life. Second Life is a virtual world developed by Linden Lab, which offers its residents a place to connect, a place to shop, a place to work, and a place to love. There are many advantages for people to create a Second Life for themselves. Second Life’s residents are given the ability to explore any region they choose and allows one the ability to be themselves, or even someone different....   [tags: Social Issues]

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The Crucible And The Second Red Scare

- Arthur Miller, in his article “Why I Wrote The Crucible”, elaborates on the political allegory he incorporated into his drama. Showing parallels between the Salem witch trials in The Crucible and the Second Red Scare, Miller dismisses the opposing argument that resists the idea of an allegory because of the false existence of witches contrasting the reality of communism. He proves that the foundation of fear in the two situations were analogous, for it was the dominating factor perpetuating both conflicts....   [tags: Salem witch trials, The Crucible, Witchcraft]

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"The Second Coming" and the Death of God

- Death of God theology is a theological movement dating back to the radical theologians of the 1960s, like Thomas Altizer and William Hamilton, and continuing in a more diverse form in the work of individuals like Slavoj Žižek and John Caputo. The movement can be traced back to the works of G.W.F. Hegel, of whom Thomas Altizers says, "The Phenomenology of Spirit (1807) is the first philosophical enactment of the Death of God,” and thinkers like Nietzsche, Marx, Freud, Lacan, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, and Derrida and poets like William Blake, Dante, and Milton....   [tags: liberation theology, sphinx]

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Analysis Of ' The Second Coming '

- Drenched in a dark pessimism, and nightmarish imagery, Yeat’s intent with “The Second Coming” from a text-based perspective, is a prophetic warning to post-WWI Europe. As the narrator is personal - despite his minimal use of first person - and orates alike a prophet who’s illustrating a desolate vision he’s witnessing in real-time. The first stanza is the portrayal of his vision. A collapsing post-WWI society, sitting on and than exceeding the threshold of crisis, represented by symbolic lines such as: “the blood-dimmed tide is loosed.” Which refers to society exceeding the aforesaid threshold of crisis, and the resulting violence....   [tags: Linguistics, Meaning of life, The Reader, Poetry]

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Holocaust : A Second Murder Of The Holocaust

- Six million Jews, two million children, and five million non-Jewish victims were each executed by the Germans to get rid of the “inferior race” under the reign of Adolf Hitler. Despite these horrific deaths and persecutions from many concentration camps in Auschwitz, to Kristallnacht, “The Night of Broken Glass”, where Temples, synagogues, Jewish businesses, and Jewish cemeteries were set on fire or destroyed, people still deny that any of these events took place. That the murder of approximately six million Jews during World War II never occurred; that the Nazis had no official policy or intention to exterminate the Jews; and that the poison gas chambers in Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp nev...   [tags: Nazi Germany, Antisemitism, The Holocaust]

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Countries with English as a Second Language

- CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION An introduction is the first point in everything we want to do. In this proposal writing, the first chapter is introduction, which contains Background of the Study, Reason for Choosing the Topic, Statement of the Problem, Objective of the Study, Hypothesis, Limitation of the Problem, Significance of the Study, Definition of Key Terms and Organization of the Research. 1.1 Background of the Study One of language function is as a communication tool. Some countries use English as a second language, for example Malaysia and Singapore....   [tags: writing, communication, schools]

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Second Language Acquisition ( Sla )

- Second Language Acquisition By definition, language acquisition makes reference to the process by which human beings acquire their capacity for not only comprehending and perceiving language but also for producing both words and sentences with the aim of communicating. Second Language Acquisition (SLA) thus refers to the process taken by people to learn a second language. In this case, a second language is defined as a language spoken in the locale of a person but is not necessarily their native language....   [tags: Language acquisition, Linguistics]

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The Second Generation Education in Molenbeek

- In the 1960s, Molenbeek, one of the nineteen municipalities of Brussels, was known as the attraction point for industrial opportunities to non-European immigrants, especially for Moroccans and Turks. Given their role in the production process, these migrants occupied low skilled jobs; their education was elementary. After industrial declination, these ethnic groups changed their attitude towards education and their presence in education increased evidently. Nevertheless consequently performance gap between natives and non-natives in education is still noticeable in this context....   [tags: Education in Molenbeek]

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Should Parents Allow Kids For Play Violent Video Games?

- Should Parents Allow Kids to Play Violent Video Games. Are you tired of seeing your kids stuck on video games where they are killing people and taking pride for it, instead of playing outside with friends. Growing up with an extremely poor family I grew up with one game system, and I was only allowed to play when it was a rainy day when I couldn 't go outside. My mom only allowed to me play the Crash Bandicoot games and that’s a kids game that 's enjoyable to anybody. More than 90% of kids these days are playing games, and 90% of them are E10+ related games which contain violence....   [tags: Game, Play, Video game controversy, Video game]

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Is Learning a Second Language Necessary?

- Multicultural education in the U.S. school system has become more pragmatic with the affluent nature of globalization. As the world’s technology increases exponentially, our world has grown smaller, increasing the need for global communication skills and cultural sensitivity. However, American schools are plagued by the pressures of budget cuts, test scores, educational bureaucracies, and impending closures. For many schools, foreign language education has been put on the proverbial chopping block....   [tags: Social Studies]

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Gun Control And The Second Amendment

- Gun Control and the Second Amendment The topic of gun control comes with a widely spilt crowd. Some people believe that gun control is essential, especially in today’s world. Some people think gun control will help with decreasing crime and making the nation a safer place for us to live. On the other hand, there are people who speak of anti-gun control. These people believe the right to bear arms would make our nation a safe place to live due to the fact that we would have protection. Do you think the Government has the right to make something illegal like the right to bear arm....   [tags: Gun politics in the United States, Firearm]

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Second Language Acquisition ( Sla )

- According to Ellis (2010), Second Language Acquisition (SLA) scholars have proved the importance of their research in the area for the Language Pedagogy (LP). At the same time, there is no consensus regarding the exact nature of this relationship as well as the actors and actions involved. Obviously, teacher training institutions have to take into account the specific nature of language teaching because, as mentioned earlier in the text, this field requires the instructors to teach, not only the subject per se, but also introduce the intercultural competence....   [tags: Language education, Foreign language]

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The Second Stage And Beyond Gender

- Betty Friedan wrote many books, however, “It Changed My Life”, “The Second Stage”, and “Beyond Gender” will be mentioned in my paper. Friedan fought for many things such as the perspective of the change in school, home, and workplace, women’s rights, and women’s right to choose whether it is how they want to live their life or how they take care of their bodies such as abortion. The mindsets of women from her novels between the1960s to the 1980s changed drastically, from the time of women having plenty of free time, to women not having enough free time....   [tags: Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique, Rights]

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Cigoli’s Adoration of the Shepherds and Moretto da Brescia’s Entombmen

- Man has been creating art for over 30,000 years. There are cave drawings, sculptures, Egyptian art, Greek Art, Modern Art and plenty more but to many, the Renaissance Art period is considered to be most important. Never had so many geniuses in art lived at one time and never had so many pieces of cherished art been produced. Two examples of Renaissance paintings are Cigoli’s Adoration of the Shepherds and Moretto da Brescia’s Entombment. Both paintings posses the attributes that were popular during the Renaissance period which I will now contrast and compare....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Smoking and Second Hand Smoking

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The Nymph Rejects the Shepherd

- The Nymph Rejects the Shepherd   "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" is Sir Walter Raleigh's poem of compassionate rejection in response to Christopher Marlowe's poem "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love." The reasons the nymph gives for her rejection are just excuses; her real reason for turning the shepherd down is her lack of love for him. The nymph responds to the shepherd's proposal to "come live with me and be my love" (1) by saying all of the things he wants to give her will fade, whither, and be forgotten; therefore, she cannot accept his offer....   [tags: Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd]

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Splitting The Second Rough Draft

- Splitting the Second Rough Draft When I was born, the song Proud Mary, by Creedence Revival Clearwater was playing on the radio and the doctors were throwing their medical instruments in the air. It was a joyous occasion for my mother, a nurse who worked in that hospital, and my sperm-donor father, a surgeon in the neighboring hospital. Darryl Werner was the man who drunkenly agreed to send me into the world to my mom- a recently divorced friend of his, whose only dream in the world was to have a baby....   [tags: Mother, Father, Mother insult, The dozens]

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Second Topic On Peer Relationships

- Second Topic: Peer Relationships Friends—they are really important to teens. And as teens grow, parents recognize that friends play bigger and bigger roles in their lives. They become romantic partners. They help teens develop social skills, try new activities, and provide them with lots of support and encouragement. Through their friends, teens figure out a lot about themselves and who they are becoming. Teens who have trouble forming positive friendship relationships can struggle in many areas of their life....   [tags: Friendship, Interpersonal relationship]

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English Is My Second Language

- English is my second language, Spanish is my mom’s only language. My mom immigrated when she was 17 along with my father. When I turned 10 I got the “talk” not the “birds and bees” talk, I got the “I’m an immigrant”, I asked what that was and she continued by saying “It means that I can be taken any moment if mom isn’t good or you aren’t good”. I was afraid and cried for weeks, because I mean who wants to have their mom taken away. I always hoped of being a famous rock star, actress, pizza maker, but I already was someone I wasn’t aware of....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Parent, I Cried]

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The First Second World War

- The First World War, as Strachan posits, was the first actual international conflict; the battle did not only occur at the trenches of the Western Front but also in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Back in 1894, Russia and France entered into an alliance, while Britain “reaches understandings” with both nations although it does not yet agree to fight in case war erupted. On 28th June, 1914 the heir to Austro-Hungarian throne, Franz Ferdinand, is assassinated. He was shot dead in Sarajevo which is the capital of the Austrian province Bosnia....   [tags: World War II, World War I, British Empire]

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Gun Control: Should the Second Amendment of the Constitution be Updated?

- According to the F.B.I., 14,369 murders involving firearms took place in the year 2013 within the United States. We as Americans have the right to “bear arms,” however there can be some changes to at least try to minimize these casualties. The 2nd Amendment states “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a Free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” This may be outdated now that we have a strong military (that is our “well regulated Militia,”) to protect our security, but can a right be scratched off the Constitution because of someone’s interpretation....   [tags: Second Amendment The Right To Bear Arms]

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The Significance of the Exposition in a Play

- There are instances in plays that when omitted disturbs the plot line. These instances may be small scenes, short actions, exchanges between characters, or an entire act. Failure to include these scenes often leads to many faults in the play, the worst of which is incoherence in the plot and the destruction of the progress through it. Certain plays have deeply interwoven scenes, which with the removal of one affect the rest greatly. This can be seen in William Shakespeare’s play The Tempest. In particular the first act of the play reveals its course....   [tags: Dangers in Omission, Shakespeare, Tempest]

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Second Amendment Sisters Inc.

- Second Amendment sisters Inc., also known as SAS, is a women’s advocacy group dedicated to preserving the basic human right of self-defense as recognized by the Second Amendment. They believe in personal responsibility, education, and enforcement of laws against violent criminals. SAS was founded in 1999 by five women who got together on the internet in response to The Million Mom March, a rally on Mother’s day, may 14th 2000 designed to keep guns out of the hands of children and criminals through promotions of tighter restrictions....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States, Gun]

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Analysis Of The Play ' A Doll House '

- Breaking ties In the play A Doll House a woman named Nora starts out careless and childlike, who has over time developed as a character. At this time period woman weren’t allowed to do certain things without a man approval. Yet at the beginning Nora already started showing some rebellion by eating macaroons and lying about it. What else could she be possibly lying about. In the story A Doll House, Nora is portrayed as a strong female role model for her time period because she made difficult sacrifices, went against societies expectations, and takes responsibility for her actions....   [tags: A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen, Money, Woman]

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Importance of Play in a Child's life

- The key issues that apply to this theme are; education, how play has changed risk and challenge. Education affects a child’s play and learning, as parents who aren’t well educated may not know the importance or benefits of play and the impact it has on learning. They will not value play as a ‘crucial’ part of learning. As an alternative of allowing their children to play they would force them to be seated all day and work. Play helps a child cultivate socially, intellectually, emotionally and services the development of motor skills, as children play alongside each other they form and maintain relationships, recognize their own and other’s feelings and develop empathy for others....   [tags: child eduaction, cognitive skill, discipline]

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The Necessity Of Play As An Elementary Student

- The Necessity of Play As an elementary student, I had the amazing privilege of having three recesses a day plus P.E., music and art twice a week. Elkind argues that “play is crucial to physical, intellectual, and social-emotional development at all ages (Elkind, D).” Chapter two and three concur with Elkind that play is crucial for all humans. As I reflect upon my own experiences, I agree with Elkind as well. To begin with, Elkind mentions the benefits of having students have play incorporated in their lives....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Learning]

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An Expressionist Play : A Station Drama

- An expressionist play makes subjectivity the main point. It also is known as a station drama that refers to religion process to being saved. Some formal features that are in an expressionist play have many characters with big monologs. Characters with titles instead of names. The play would have crossfading scenes because this was a moment in theater in the 1920s when cinema expanded. The dialogue was more lyrically poetry based with sound escapes throughout the scenes. A play that has these traits to classify as an expressionist play is The Good Person Of Setzuan....   [tags: God, Good and evil, English-language films]

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Media: The Second God

- The thought of having a power that could control and influence your thoughts and opinions in politics, social issues and values seems as it can only be possessed by a supernatural being. This power has a forceful factor in our daily life; this power is media Tony Schwartz describes it as being “The second God”. As many tools media is a double edged weapon it posses a powerful social influence that can be good and bad. In the stories Two kinds and Boards both authors reflect the extent to which the power of media has influenced our perspective as cultures and individuals....   [tags: Fictional Literature, compare]

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Analysis Of The Play ' Waiting For Godot '

- Everything Comes to Those Who Wait When Alan Schneider put the first American performance of Waiting for Godot, he asked Beckett who Godot is or what is Godot, Beckett said: “If I knew, I would have said so in the play.” This is a useful warning to anyone who is coming to the Beckett’s play with the intention to find the key to understand and accurately identify the meaning. However, it is not surprising that the plays written in this unusual and mysterious manner are perceived as if there is a particular need to disclose their secret meaning translated into everyday language....   [tags: Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett]

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An Analysis Of Euripides ' The Play ' Medea '

- Euripides (485-406 BC) is considered a paramount tragedian from Ancient Greek culture. In Medea, Euripides depicts tragedy in an epic play both genders could partake in at that time by signifying drama. To Euripides, tragedy is a revolunatary form of speech to writing, intertwining too cultivate barbaric motifs of dystopian structure in literature. In dystopian Ancient Greek tragedian literature Euripides used powerful theatrical form of art to show everything being unpleasant or in bad standing to Athenian audiences....   [tags: Tragedy, Drama, Greek mythology, Jason]

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Hamlet Is No Doubt A Complex Play

- Considered to be one of the most famous playwrights written in the history of English literature, Hamlet is no doubt a complex play and far from being easy to decipher. The protagonist finds himself entangled within a slew of different predicaments ranging from love, incest, death, murder, and even touches upon the spiritual world when his father’s apparition presents himself with the task of avenging his death. How he goes about handling all of these difficulties has been a debate for decades and continues to baffle even the greatest minds today....   [tags: Characters in Hamlet, Hamlet, Gertrude]

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Analysis Of The Play ' Proof '

- Reader Response Criticism is focused more on the audience and their personal connection with the play, poem, story or movie. It focuses more on what the author is trying to say to his/her audience to feel connect to what they are reading. Within the play “Proof” there is a lot of 101 family connections that I relate to and I’m sure anyone who reads this would relate to it as well. Varying from the eyes of a parent to a lover and a teen/student. One illustration that I felt connected is that the play is easy to understand coming from the point of a teen to another adult-teen....   [tags: Family, Sibling, English-language films, Parent]

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The Role Of Socialization And Culture Play

- In order to understand what it means to be human, it is important to understand the key role that socialization and culture play in the process. Socialization is defined as “the process by which the various representatives of society teach people the ways of society and, in so doing, form their basic qualities” (Charon, 2010, p.31). Throughout the world socialization is lifelong and is necessary for survival (Charon, 2010). Socialization also plays a major role in the creation of the individual qualities of an individual (Charon)....   [tags: Religion, Human, Sociology, Meaning of life]

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Play: The Crucible, by Arthur Miller

- Buddha once said, “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” Buddha states that the truth is one of the things that cannot be overlooked as the truth is eventually revealed, and the truth might end up having bad effects. Buddha’s quote is significantly true in the play The Crucible by Arthur Miller which discusses the Joseph McCarthy era. Miller shows that McCarthy manipulated and abused his power and fame, leading to his downfall. In The Crucible, Miller uses parallelism between Judge Danforth and Joseph McCarthy to accentuate the horrific, unlawful, and untrustworthy complications that they brought to the United States in the 1690's and the 1950's....   [tags: Analysis, Parallelism, Downfall]

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William Shakespeare 's The Play

- This play was slow starting in the sense that it took me until act two to fully get involved with the situations and themes that were being displayed. The play was somewhat built up in class, but fell short when I went to see it. My expectations were that of a play that transcended time and could connect to my personal life and to an extent this was true, but only for two-thirds of the play. The actors, to my knowledge, worked well together and seemed to be comfortable on stage. As for directing there seemed to be a lingering theme of mortality that was fully acknowledged at the end of the play....   [tags: Actor, Acting, Character, Fiction]

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The Principle Of Fair Play

- The notion of obedience is imperative to the notion of law, and legal obedience is accepted by virtue of its necessity in the definition of law. The discussion of moral obligation to obey the law, however, raises difficult questions met by various arguments. As one of the leaders of discussion, Rawls proposes that moral obligation to obey the law is upheld if the system of law is grounded in the principle of fair play. Rawls’s principle of fair play is essentially a just and united social scheme that yields benefits when most or all members cooperate....   [tags: Law, Justice, Citizenship, Political philosophy]

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Play: Macbeth, by William Shakespeare

- The play Macbeth contains many hallucinations. The hallucinations in the play were trying to make the characters realize the things they were doing was wrong. It is making them conscious of their miss doings. I believe this story is to teach people that they should do the right things at all time because if not there conscious will hunt them down. Throughout the play Macbeth there is a couple of characters hallucinating about so many scenes going on in this play. Here are the things they hallucinate about in this play....   [tags: Role of Hallucinations]

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Hamlet As A Shakespearean Play

- Hamlet is a Shakespearean play written at the end of the sixteenth century. Throughout this tragedy, the life of the prince of Denmark, named Hamlet, is closely followed after the death of his father. Hamlet eventually discovers that his father has been murdered by his own brother and Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius, who has already wed Hamlet’s mother. Furthermore, Claudius crowned himself as king, even though Hamlet was the successor to the throne. After Hamlet is confronted by his father 's ghost, he vows revenge on Claudius....   [tags: Hamlet, Gertrude, Characters in Hamlet]

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Offensive Play By Malcolm Gladwell

- In the New Yorker article “Offensive Play,” by Malcolm Gladwell, he makes a comparison between dogfighting and football, claiming that they tend to be more similar than people may conclude. Gladwell argues this because they both develop a negative effect on one’s body and brain causing several physical and mental changes that could possibly lead to death. However, some of these events that cause injury go without notice until later on in life when they have retired from their “glory days.” The article opens with a former football player and offensive lineman, Kyle Turley, who begins having episodes while he was at a bar with his family and friends....   [tags: American football, National Football League]

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