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Pornographic Theme in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- The Scarlet Letter: The Pornographic Theme Why has the author of The Scarlet Letter selected such a theme. Why, amid all the suggestive incidents of life in a wilderness; of a retreat from civilization to which, in every individual case, a thousand circumstances must have concurred to reconcile human nature with estrangement from home and country; or amid the historical connections of our history with Jesuit adventure, savage invasion, regicide outlawry, and French aggression, should the taste of Mr....   [tags: free essay writer]

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The Variety of Specifically Religious Programmes on Television

- The Variety of Specifically Religious Programmes on Television In this essay I will strive to investigate how Christianity and Christian issues are portrayed on the four main television channels. There are many Christian issues and programmes on television, nevertheless in this essay I will only discuss Ballykissangel, The Vicar of Dibley, Songs Of Praise and Son of God Ballykissangel ============== Ballykissangel is a drama with a religious issue weaved into the main theme....   [tags: Papers]

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Television's Portrayal of Religious People out of Touch with the Modern World

- Television's Portrayal of Religious People out of Touch with the Modern World The statement "television always presents religious people out of touch with the modern world" is saying that all the programmes that are shown on television show religious people to be old fashioned and boring. They appear to be the type who would not go out and have fun because they think it is wrong. There are some programmes, which support this statement and some that don't. I agree with the statement because most of the television programmes I have watched, with religious people in, have a fixation with their religion, and are very stereotype about other religions....   [tags: Papers]

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Portrayal of Religious Individuals by Television

- Portrayal of Religious Individuals by Television The recent series of the BBC2 show, Coupling, presented an episode where a very religious Christian, James, was presented. In this episode, James was a presenter for a religious programme at a radio station, and meets Jane, who has an extremely stereotypical view on Christians. Jane is non religious herself, which is assured when she mentions that "I'm Christian too, I just happen to dress well" - which presents the typical outlook of many people nowadays, that believe Christians tend to wear 'out of fashion' clothing....   [tags: Papers]

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Religious Programmes on Television

- Religious Programmes on Television There are many different types of religious programmes on T.V such as Songs of praise on BBC 1. This programme lasts for about half an hour and includes famous guest singing religious hymns. These guests include people like Michael Ball and Lesley Garret etc. Also they have a vicar who performs a typical ceremony like what normally would happen on a Sunday morning. And on Sky TV there is a whole channel to “24 hour broadcasts such as “The life of Jesus”....   [tags: Papers]

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Television's Presentation of Religious People

- Television's Presentation of Religious People 'Television always presents religious people as out of touch with the modern world' I think that this statement could be seen as both true and false. Some television presenters and directors do present religious leaders as stereotypes; meaning that they appear out of touch and old-fashioned. I do, however, appreciate that the directors sometimes have to make a character appear out of touch for them to fulfil their part....   [tags: Papers]

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A Controversy Over Office Rent Forecast

- How will office rent move. At least three foreign property management and consulting firms in Vietnam, namely CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), Savills and Jones Lang LaSalle, have shrugged off Cushman &Wakefield's projection. They share a view that office rent will remain firm or drop slightly rather than sharply because of high demand. "We do not think rent will fall quite as dramatically as some are suggesting, particularly in the Grade A office sector," says Brett Ashton, managing director of Savills Vietnam....   [tags: Real Estate Economy]

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The Use of the Bible in Private and Congregational Worship

- The Use of the Bible in Private and Congregational Worship The Bible is a key element in all services in the Christian faith and used for various reasons in the church. The Bible is viewed by Christians as the book of God, and God’s word to be followed by faithful Christians to live their life with help and guidance to be as God would want. Christians keep God in their hearts with regular praying and private worship. In congregational worship, which is a group of people worshipping God together, helping each other to understand the way they ought to live their lives....   [tags: Bible Studies, Religion]

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Uniqueness and Universality in Tess of the D'Ubervilles

- Uniqueness and Universality in Tess of the D'Ubervilles      She can flirt, she can listen, she can sympathize, she can work with her hands.    (Hardy  131)   The above line from Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles demonstrates a great deal about the themes of the novel as well as the character of Tess.  The line reprinted above is supposed to reveal the versatility of Tess' character.  However, it also reveals a good deal that helps us understand Hardy's central theme of the book.  This is because the versatility of Tess' persona is what makes her unique.  However, she is purity, fortitude, woman and suffering personified.  Nonetheless, she is herself and no other person, unlike any ot...   [tags: Tess of the d'Urbervilles Essays]

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Vernon Corea

- Vernon Corea Vernon Corea was one of the world's greatest broadcasters - he was born on the island of Ceylon. The 'Hindu' newspapers placed him among the 'greats' in the world of broadcasting. Vernon was born in Kurana, Katunayke on September 11th, 1927. His father Rev. Ivan Corea was a curate at the St.Phillips Church in Kurana in 1927. The Corea family are descendants of Dominicus Corea who was crowned King of Kotte in the 16th century. Vernon Corea's parents were the late Canon Ivan Corea and Ouida Corea, one time Rural Dean of Colombo of the Church of Sri Lanka and Vicar of St....   [tags: History]

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Prejudice in The Son's Veto by Thomas Hardy and To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

- Explore the theme of prejudice in The Son's Veto by Thomas Hardy and To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird", is set in Maycomb County in southern North America. The story is written about the prejudices people experienced in the 1930's. Atticus, a lawyer and one of only a few good honest men in the story, battles to save a black man accused of raping a poor white woman. Atticus lives with his two children and a black maid. The children get involved with an intriguing character named "Boo", a lonely and ostracised man....   [tags: English Literature]

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Maintaining the Audience's Interest in Talking Heads

- Maintaining the Audience's Interest in Talking Heads One character talking to a camera for half an hour, Do you call that drama. How does Alan Bennet try to maintain the audience’s interest in his Talking Heads. In A Lady of Letters, Patricia Routledge plays the part of Irene Ruddock, who is a very lonely woman that has an obsession with writing letters to everyone to complain about the smallest of things. She lives by herself, and has done since her mother died. A Lady of Letters is a drama because it includes different amounts of lighting at certain points of the video....   [tags: Talking Heads Alan Bennet Essays]

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Television Portrayal of Christians as Being Out of Touch With the Modern World

- Television Portrayal of Christians as Being Out of Touch With the Modern World "Television always presents religious people as out of touch with the modern world" Do you agree. Give reasons for opinion showing you have considered another point of view. Your answer should refer to a specific Television programmes. People sometimes do present religious people as out of touch with the modern world because they think religious people have no life. The meaning of out of touch is that people are not involved with what's going on in the world around us at the moment, and do not want to try new things out, that other people are trying in the world....   [tags: Papers]

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Love and Relationships In Islam and Christianity

- Love and Relationships In Islam and Christianity Introduction In this report, I will be comparing and contrasting the differences in the views of marriage, chastity, relationships and more between two religions of my choice - Islam and Christianity. I chosen Islam as one of my religions as I am a Muslim and believe that I can make this report more interesting by including first hand views on these topics along as other information. I chose Christianity, because out of Christianity and Hinduism, it is the religion which I am more aware of and know most about....   [tags: Papers]

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A Comparison of Female Characters in Two Stories

- A Comparison of Female Characters in Two Stories The stories that I studied I felt were mostly about relationships some of which work but sometimes they don’t. It did show however that different attitudes can change circumstances for instance if you have a positive attitude things can be perceived differently than if you have a negative attitude. Many people want personal gain from a relationship, which doesn’t make a sound relationship where trust is important. In the first example the main character was Rhoda Brook and her relationship with Farmer Lodge....   [tags: Papers]

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Alan Ayckbourn’s Concerns in Gosforth’s Fete and How He Achieves Them

- Alan Ayckbourn’s Concerns in Gosforth’s Fete and How He Achieves Them “Gosforth’s Fete” is the fourth play in a collection called “Confusions”. The collection consists of five plays which are loosely linked and bring out various issues and concerns. All five of the plays share a common concern: relationship breakdown. The plays were set and written in 1977 by Alan Ayckbourn, one of the most creative and productive writers in England at the time, having written on average, one full-length play or comedy since 1965 up until 1986 where he took a two year break to direct and run a company at the National Theatre in London, returning to work in 1988....   [tags: Papers]

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Why Thomas Wentworthand William Laud Were Unpopular

- Why Thomas Wentworthand William Laud Were Unpopular The term “Thorough” in this context means “Getting the job done efficiently” Wentworth evolved the policy known as "Thorough" by which he managed the administration of Church and State during the period of King Charles' Personal Rule. In January 1632, he was made Lord Deputy of Ireland, largely because of his reputation for harshness. There he exercised the "Thorough" with a certain degree of brutality, propagating the English tradition of using Ireland as a practice ground for social and military experimentation....   [tags: Papers]

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Varying Practices of Christian Denominations

- Varying Practices of Christian Denominations For the first part of this coursework assignment I am going to write about two different Christian denominations and show differences in the two buildings were all worship is carried out, and the different ways some objects are used differently in either type of worship. The two denominations that I am going to write about are the Baptist church (found in maghull) and St George’s church (also found in maghull). Maghull Baptist Church Maghull Baptist Church, this building, used for worship is very simple and quite plain in design, because of this the church can afford to donate more money to charities and other usefu...   [tags: Papers]

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Religion in Britain

- Religion in Britain Introduction: ============= Religion has always played an important part in PeopleÂ’s daily life in Britain. It will be very helpful when we study the Britain. So this passage is going to talk about religion in Britain, include history, impact and so on. History review: =============== The English Reformation ======================= In the 15th century, the plague and the war created confusion in European. A lot of people died. More and more people turn to Churches for help....   [tags: Papers]

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Translating 21 Grammes from screen to stage.

- Translating 21 Grammes from screen to stage. Explain how research material was gathered and used within the process At the very beginning of the devising process the whole group watched the film of 21 grams and in our first lesson we collected any comments about form, structure and content. We then started creating possible ideas and characters, and after a few weeks we decided we could set ourselves almost mini homework’s for certain characters or storylines and come back to the next lesson with some fresh new ideas....   [tags: Drama]

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Major Depresive Disorder

- ... Difficulty concentrating and indecisive decision making that is outside the person’s baseline skillset. Lastly, preoccupied thoughts of dying and attempts of suicide are symptoms that one needs to seek medical and or psychiatric treatment. Suicide attempters with more than one diagnosed mental disorder are 18 times more likely to commit suicide (Wunderlich. 1998). People can experience depression at any stage of life. Depression can run in family genes, and considered risk factors; as well as, difficult life events such as a break-up, a loss of a job, or the death of a love one....   [tags: blues, feeling sad, guilt, worthless]

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geore washington

- George Washington was born in Wakefield, Virginia. Then at age three his family moved to a town near Fredricksburge. There the story about George and the Cherry tree was started. There he started tutoring and later attended Henry Williams School. At age 15 he became a surveyor. In 1748 he went to live with his ½ brother in mount Vermon where he took his first place in office as surveyor of Culperper County in1749. Later at age 20 in 1753 Gov. Dinwiddle made him major in the militia. When the French and Indian war started he was made lieutenant colonel of Virginia Militia....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The War of the Roses

- The War of the Roses The War of the Roses was the struggle from 1455 - 1485 for the throne of England between the houses of Lancaster (whose badge was a red rose) and York (whose badge was a white rose). In the mid 15th century, the weak Lancastrian king Henry VI was controlled by William de la Pole, duke of Suffolk, Edward Beaufort, duke of Somerset, and Margaret Of Anjou, Henry's queen. They were opposed by Richard, duke of York, who gained support from the popular unrest caused by the anger over the Hundred Years War and by the corruption in the court....   [tags: Papers]

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The Flea - John Donne

- John Donne and an Analysis of "The Flea" John Donne was born on Bread Street, London, in 1572. His family was very rich but they were Roman Catholic, not the best group to be a part of at his time, in England. He studied three years at the University of Oxford and three years at Cambridge. He never got a degree because he refused to take the oath of supremacy at graduation time. He then studied law and was on his way to be a diplomat. He wrote a book of poems, Satires, after his brother died of fever in prison after offering sanctuary to a proscribed catholic priest....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jane's First Impressions of Lowood School

- How does Bronte describe Jane’s first impressions of Lowood School in a way that evokes. Lowood School was a school where Jane Eyre attended and suffered greatly from the strictness and poor conditions which the pupils of Lowood had to put up with. There was no social security in Lowood so orphaned children were brought up by relations and treated as ‘dependents’, that is lower than the relations family. The pupils who attended the school were girls from the upper class but poor families were unlikely to marry because they had no ‘dowries’ and therefore could expect a single life and most likely working as governesses in wealthy families....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Emma: The Typical Jane Austen Novel

- JANE AUSTEN, who writes the novel Emma, was the greatest novelist belonging to the second Romantic Age. She wrote only six novels of which Pride and Prejudice and Emma are famous. Jane Austen moved in a limited society. She was familiar only with that. So her novels are domestic novels. She never writes about a world which h she does not know. As such she deals with her story knowingly and confidently. The resultant novels are highly remarkable artistic successes. The great charm of Austen's novels lies in their truth and simplicity....   [tags: European Literature]

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Flight

- Flight Only 12 hours to go before I am completely alone. I have been expecting this day would come but why so soon. When my older grand daughters left, Maryand Betty, I hoped that my remaining grand daughter Alice would stay, to keep me company. Now she has met him. Steven. I don't even know him. I have met him once. I don't want to know him. He is taking my last grand daughter away from me and I don't like it. At least my pigeons will never leave me. I let a fat purple backed one go....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Comparing the Written Report of Derek Bentleys Execution to the Film

- Comparing the Written Report of Derek Bentleys Execution to the Film The film was made in 1999 ,40 years after the murder trail of Derek Bentley. The movie is not a documentary its a writers and directors view of what happened in side the prison. The film is an interpretation of the true story. This movie very sympathetic towards Derek an his family. The written report is from a Book published in 1954 by Montgomery Hyde. The film and report are both pro- Bentley and anti- capital punishment....   [tags: Papers]

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The Middle Ages

- The Middle Ages The Middle Ages was a time of reformation, this was the time when the western world lost its Roman rules and began a new chapter in history. The Middle Ages span from the 5th century to the 15th century. However these dates are estimated. Flavio Biondo first used the term Middle Ages, and they were also known as the "Dark Ages." The Middle Ages are broken into three parts by modern scholars, the Early, High, and Late Middle Ages. Medieval popular religion was a mixture of many different elements, heathen, antique, "folk", and Christian....   [tags: Papers]

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Gulliver's Travels

- The author of Gulliver’s Travels os Jonathan Swift. He was born on November 30, 1667 in Dublin, Ireland (Cody, 1). At an early age his father past away and because of this sudden death Swift’s mother soon moved back to England. Swift, in the care of his relatives, was sent to school at Kilkenny Grammar School. He then attended Trinity College but did not finish his schooling because the school was closed because of a revolution occurring in the government (Cody, 2). Swift then moved to England where he became the secretary for Sir William Temple....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Jonathan Swift]

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George Gissings

- George Gissings A Brief Biography Gissing was born at Wakefield, Yorkshire on November 22nd 1857. Not much is know about Gissing's early years, but it is know that the death of his father, a chemist, left Gissing heartbroken, although he never really cared for his mother. Gissing was an extraordinarily bright child. When he was just 15 he won a scholarship to Owens College, Manchester, where he did exceedingly well. He then moved on to London University, where it seemed he was destined for a life of scholarly leisure....   [tags: Biography]

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War of the Roses

- War of the Roses The War of the roses was a group of civil that were fought in medieval Britain between 1455 and 1487. It was, essentially a battle for the throne that two groups of people felt they were entitled to. They were the House of Lancaster and the House of York. The King at the start of the war was Henry VI, who was a Lancastrian. His rival was the Duke of York, who was of course, a Yorkist. York was very unhappy about the fact that Henry wouldn't allow him on his council, a group of lading noblemen that advised the King....   [tags: Papers]

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Implications of the Professional Project of Psychiatry

- ... Implications for Psychiatry After the above statement comes to light in the field of psychiatry for more than fifty years it remained a major point of debate because of its implications. One of the major implications for all stake holders is that madness is unarguably a “biomedical condition”. This stand has the underlying assumption that mental illnesses are caused by biological factors and like other sicknesses should be diagnosed and treated with medications. In line with this Wakefield (1992) defines metal dysfunction as the ‘failure of a mental mechanism to perform a natural function for which it was designed by evolution’ (as cited by Kendell, R.E., 2002).This was what led to deins...   [tags: mental health, interventions, practitioners]

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Tolkien's Lord of the Rings as a Catholic Epic

- Tolkien's Lord of the Rings as a Catholic Epic It will be the contention of this paper that much of Tolkien's unique vision was directly shaped by recurring images in the Catholic culture which shaped JRRT, and which are not shared by non-Catholics generally. The expression of these images in Lord of the Rings will then concern us. To begin with, it must be remembered that Catholic culture and Catholic faith, while mutually supportive and symbiotic, are not the same thing. Mr. Walker Percy, in his Lost in the Cosmos, explored the difference, and pointed out that, culturally, Catholics in Cleveland are much more Protestant than Presbyterians in say, Taos, New Orleans, or the South of France...   [tags: Lord of the Rings Essays]

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Humorous Wedding Speech by an Old Friend of the Groom

- Humorous Wedding Speech by an Old Friend of the Groom Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen Let me first say that the bridesmaids look absolutely smashing today, and only rightly outshone by our bride, Pamela. And, I'm sure you'll agree with me gentlemen, today is a sad day for single men, as another beauty leaves the available list. And ladies, I'm sure you'll agree that today's passing by without much of a ripple. I've known Robert for the best part of twenty years and of course there are plenty of things I could tell you about what we got up to in our younger days....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Anthony Trollope's: An Eye for an Eye

- Anthony Trollope's: An Eye for an Eye Anthony Trollope's intense commitment to drawing for his readers a picture of the world as it actually is, to creating a fictional reality in which they "might recognise human beings like to themselves" (Autobiography 145), can obscure the depth and sincerity of his concern with the moral dilemmas confronting the characters he has so painstakingly rendered lifelike. But as the startlingly candid passage quoted above from the Autobiography reveals, Trollope's purposes in his fiction are not merely descriptive, but normative as well; he sets out both to show us "the way we live now" and to direct our attention to questions that are in the broadest sense...   [tags: Ethics Morals Anthony Trollope]

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A Review of Emma

- A Review of Emma I’ve read Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and most recently Emma. All of them are wonderful, and I can never decide which one is my favorite book by Jane Austen. But definitely Emma is, to me, a very engaging one. I have no special feeling about this book at first glance. Because of Jane Austen, I choose it and take some patience to read. And finally, the patience is greatly rewarded. Emma is a timeless story which is both funny and compelling. The characters are all really well developed, especially Emma, a 21-year-old girl, who is portrayed as incredibly human....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Portrayal of the Contemporary Society in Talking Heads

- The Portrayal of the Contemporary Society in Talking Heads We have been studying three different monologues written by Alan Bennett. They are 'Her Big Chance' involving Lesley an actress, 'Bed Among the Lentils' with Susan, a vicars wife and 'A Chip in the Sugar' including Graham who still lives with his mother. In this essay I am going to discuss how contemporary society is portrayed in all three. There are many different issues in our society which are raised in talking heads, for example: religion, ageism and sexuality....   [tags: Papers]

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Father of the Bride Speech with Humor, Sentiment, and Love

- Father of the Bride Speech with Humor, Sentiment, and Love (Stand up, mobile phone in hand)” Well thank you vicar it is a bit inconvenient at the moment I am just about to start the speeches." I’m afraid there's been a bit of a hiccup in the proceedings; the vicar has just phoned to say that we have to do the registry signing all over again. It appears that the groom’s pen wouldn’t work so he borrowed the vicar’s. He was still having problems so the vicar said. "Put your weight on it”(To the bride) I’m afraid that you are now Mrs....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Humorous Wedding Speech from the Father of the Bride

- Humorous Wedding Speech from the Father of the Bride Well, good afternoon everyone, for those of you that don?t know me my name is Lee and I?m Janie?s dad, and in keeping with tradition, it is my honor and privilege to deliver the ?Father of the Bride Speech?. Having to make this speech is one of the few opportunities in a married man?s life when he is allowed to do all of the talking...and I intend to make the most of it. Now, giving a speech can be a little stressful so I will put into practice what I preach, that is...always remember the ABC to the XYZ of public speaking....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Wedding Toast - Best Man

- Wedding Speech – Best Man Hello my name’s Paul and I’m Martin’s best man, although I’m sure Martin will have a new name for me by the time I’ve finished this. When Martin asked me to be his best man I was initially thrilled at the prospect. Unfortunately it didn't take long for this feeling of well being to dissolve into utter apprehension as I remembered the last time I had to stand up in a room full of people….. I was found guilty and fined $300. I went to a wedding two weeks ago that was held in a nudist colony....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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The Role Of Women in Thomas Hardy's Wessex Tales

- The Role Of Women in Thomas Hardy's Wessex Tales In this piece I will be showing the role of women in the 18th century around the time the 'Wessex Tales' has been set. I will be showing the ways Thomas Hardy expresses his opinion in the way that some of the women act and showing the harsh reality that women had to face in the 18th century. 'The daughter's seclusion was great, but beyond the seclusion of the girl lay the seclusion of the father. If her social condition was twilight, his was darkness....   [tags: Papers]

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The Benefits of Vaccinations

- Introduction Vaccines against diphtheria, polio, pertussis, measles, mumps and rubella, and more recent additions of hepatitis B and chicken pox, have given humans powerful immune guards to ward off unwelcome sickness. And thanks to state laws that require vaccinations for kids enrolling in kindergarten, the U.S. presently enjoys the highest immunization rate ever at 77%. Yet bubbling beneath these national numbers is the question about vaccine safety. Driven by claims that vaccinations can be associated with autism, increasing number of parents are raising questions about whether vaccines are in fact harmful to children, instead of helpful (Park, 2008)....   [tags: Vaccinations Essays]

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Vaccinations Should Be Mandatory For All Children

- As a child, everyone remembers having to get shots. My first memorable experience with shots came at age four. I didn’t understand why I needed shots. All I knew was this sharp thing was going to be stuck in my arm and it was going to hurt. Before I got my four year old shots I received my first set of vaccines, vaccines that people are now claiming are dangerous. Research shows that vaccination rates fell. MMR (mumps, measles, and rubella) vaccine rates dropped from 93.5% to 90.6%, tetanus, whooping cough and diphtheria rates dropped from 87.2% to 85.4% in 2009....   [tags: Vaccinations Essays]

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The Charm of Henry James

- Henry James, one of America¡¯s major novelists and critics, has produced many great works, such as Portrait of a Lady, The Wings of the Dove, The Golden Bowel and The Ambassadors. His method of characterization is ¡°a complete objectification of characters.¡±¢Ùand he focuses on the inner life of characters rather than external action and environment to explore the mind and inner activities of the characters through their dialogues, mental conflicts, thoughts on man and events instead of the complex plot....   [tags: American Literature]

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Religion and the Media

- Religion and the Media In the world we live in today people have revolutionized the image of religion, so that it is now regarded as a pastime instead of it solely being about God. In today's world media has evolved to be much more powerful than religion, and therefore some say that media is taken more seriously. After observation of the TV channels broadcasting specific religious programmes, I saw that all terrestrial TV channels had at least one hour a week of religious programmes....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis of an Advertisement

- Analysis of an Advertisement The intention of doing this treatise is to deconstruct and scrutinize a cake advert called ‘Death by chocolate’. In this treatise I will try to explain the importance and intent behind the different techniques used to sway the reader to buy the product. Finally I will give my own elucidation of the advertisement and if I believe it is effective and successful in making the product appealing to the reader....   [tags: Papers]

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Patient Safety

- Introduction Keeping patients safe is essential in today’s health care system, but patient safety events that violate that safety are increasing each year. It was only recently, that the focus on patient safety was reinforced by a report prepared by Institute of medicine (IOM) entitled ” To err is human, building a safer health system”(Wakefield & Iliffe,2002).This report found that approx-imately 44,000 to 98,000 deaths occur each year due to medical errors and that the majority was preventable....   [tags: Nursing]

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Sir Thomas More

- Thomas More In life, belief can be a very powerful thing, powerful enough to affect major choices. Believing is having faith in an idea, person, thing or religion. In Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons, Sir Thomas More made many important choices the were affected by a belief in the religious theory that the Pope is the "Vicar of God" (the descendant of St. Peter, and our only link to Christ.) Throughout Mores entire life he chose to be loyal this belief, even thought it cost him his life in 1535....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Inaccessible Inner Life of Wakefield

- The Inaccessible Inner Life of “Wakefield” “All these—all the meanness and agony without end I sitting looking out upon, See, hear, and am silent.” –Walt Whitman We are presented with a piece of gossip of a man named Wakefield who leaves his wife for twenty years to live in a house the next street over. If this story were workshopped in a present-day fiction writing class, it would be argued that this story has interesting elements but is not, as a whole, an interesting story-- that the story lies within Wakefield’s motivation for leaving or within the reaction of Wakefield’s wife upon the return of her presumed-dead husband, or that the point of view ought to be reconsidered in o...   [tags: Wakefield Stories Essays]

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Life Outside of Life in Hawthorne’s Wakefield

- Life Outside of Life in Hawthorne’s Wakefield Efficacy lies at the heart of human desires for immortality. Characters throughout literature and art are depicted as wanting to step aside and see what their world would be like without their individual contributions. The literary classic A Christmas Carol and the more recent, but ageless, film It’s Wonderful Life both use outside influences (three ghosts and Clarence the Angel, respectively) to demonstrate Scrooge’s and George Bailey’s significance to the lives of others....   [tags: Hawthorne Wakefield Essays]

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Wakefield

- What Was He Thinking. What would you think of a man who left his family, moved over to the next street to watch their lives unfold, and then returned after twenty years as if nothing had happened. What could drive a man to such bizarre behavior. These are the issues that Nathaniel Hawthorne deals with in the story of Mr. Wakefield. The very idea that a man could possibly do such a thing makes the audience want to understand his intentions. It is hard for a modern audience to make sense of such a story because television shows and movies have made today’s society focus so much on easily apparent themes or morals....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Hawthorne]

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Dr. Flint Behaviors And Wakefield Acts

- Dr. Flint behaviors and Wakefield acts are extremely unhuman, abnormal, and antisocial. Live life like a sensible person is the best way of accepting humanism. To regard others feelings, emotions, and respecting other ideas and view led an individual in right direction of life. Despite of education, common sense would play a vital role for one to be sensible and a real human. Further, it would be a better idea to be morally well established rather than an evil. A man should physically, socially, and mentally fit in the society as a good always....   [tags: Religion, Slavery, Morality, Human]

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Finding True Success : Kim Wakefield

- Finding True Success: The Life of Kim Wakefield Many who come to America from another country struggle with the difficulties that arise with attempting to transition to a new country. Kim Wakefield knows this all too well. Kim is a Jamaican. But moreover, she is a wife and a mother of three young children living in Houston, Texas. She previously supported herself by working on oil and gas projects as a Cost Engineer. In addition, she serves in an American Sign Language congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, giving deaf ones in her area an opportunity to study the bible with her....   [tags: Personal life, Happiness, English-language films]

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Why Wakefield 's Harmful Dysfunction Theory

- Health and disease do not have a straightforward definition. It has been altered by many people in many points of history. For example, Boorse, Nordenfelt, and Wakefield are all philosophers that have defined what it means to be healthy. I am going to explain why Wakefield’s harmful dysfunction theory is the most plausible. First, I will briefly explain each theory. Next, I will determine whether Amanda Baggs would be considered healthy according to their definitions. After I examine Amanda Baggs, I will defend Wakefield’s harmful dysfunction theory and why it is the most plausible....   [tags: Epidemiology, Health, Medicine, Disease]

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Waste Land Essay: Love and Sex

- Love and Sex in The Waste Land      Attitudes toward love and sex are one of the major themes of the poem. The introduction to "The Waste Land" in The Norton Anthology of English Literature states that "This is a poem about spiritual dryness," and much of this spiritual dryness relates to the nature of the modern sexual experience (although there are also other aspects of spiritual dryness the introduction also notes that major themes include a lack of a "regenerating belief" that gives "significance and value to people" and a type of death that "heralds no resurrection")....   [tags: T.S. Eliot Waste Land Essays]

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Critical Opinions

- Critical Opinions Oliver Goldsmith, author of The Deserted Village, spent years as a hack writer, turning out books and articles on all sorts of subjects for London booksellers. Eventually, Goldsmith used his fluent pen to write himself out of obscurity and become one on the most characteristic and best English writers of the late 1700s, with his works The Vicar of Wakefield, The Traveller, and The Deserted Village. The Deserted Village is one of Goldsmith's acknowledged masterpieces, and probably the most distinguished long poem by an Irishman....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Biography Of Charles Dickens

- Charles Dickens was born February 7, 1812 in Landport, Portsea, to a middle-class family. His father John Dickens worked as a clerk in the local Navy Pay-Office, and his mother was Elizabeth. Soon after his birth, Charles moved to Norfolk, temporarily, and then to London and finally to Chatham. (Bloom 1-3) A few years later, in 1821, the Navy made internal reforms, and Charles's father lost his job, leaving the family poor and without steady income (Bloom 7). Due to this, the family moved to Camden Town, London in search of work....   [tags: Author Writer Biography]

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Romeo and Werther: Crazy In Love

- Shakespeare’s play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is an Elizabethan tragedy Goethe’s book The Sorrows of Young Werther is an important novel of the Sturm und Drang movement which is promoting the Romantic’s philosophy in Germany. The play and the novel, both feature a male protagonist. The resemblance does not stop there. Exploring their similar characteristic one can say they both fall in love at first sight, they both idealized their beloved one, isolated themselves from their families and damn their souls....   [tags: shakespeare, goethes, romantics]

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The Effects Of Vaccination On Children And Children

- Fabiana Aguilera English Professor #1 ENG 102 17 September 2015 When a person visits their doctor, the doctor may prescribe a medication, or provide a vaccination. However the contents of these medications or vaccinations may be somewhat of an enigma to most. Healthcare is somewhat of a mystery to those uninvolved in the field itself. When news comes out about a side effect, or other negative press, it is hard to know what is true and what is not. When a doctor, a trusted medical professional published an article stating that vaccinations were linked to an increase in autism in children, people began to panic, and with good reason, nobody knew any better....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination, Measles, The Lancet]

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Parents Who Refuse Vaccines for Their Children: Why Is There an Uneasiness Around Vaccination?

- Since Edward Jenner’s first inoculation of the smallpox virus science has made leaps and bounds in the development of vaccines. Today the CDC recommends at least 16 vaccines for children. Through vaccines and crowd immunization we have eradicated polio and smallpox. There is no doubt that vaccines have helped human life grow and develop. However, there are growing concerns about side effects of vaccines. There are groups of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children. Groups like this have lead to outbreaks of diseases we have not seen in decades....   [tags: autism, intestinal inflamation, bloodstream]

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Traffic Analysis

- Steven Soderbergh directs an astounding versatile study of the U.S. war on drugs in his film, Traffic. This is a film, which on the surface, looks like its main theme is the controlling of drug trafficking between the U.S. and Mexico. Indeed this is so but there is also a lot more to the film than just the trafficking of drugs. It is about the corruption of the government, law enforcement, and most importantly the corruption of family. Heartless violence, ambition, greed, hypocrisy, deceit and the ugly results of drug addiction all make their expected appearance in powerful ways....   [tags: Papers]

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Vaccines And Anti Vaccine War

- Many people have strong opinions on whether or not you should vaccinate your children. Although there are some people in between that allow their kids to get some vaccines, most who oppose do not give their child any. In the Frontline documentary “Vaccine War,” there was clearly a for and opposed group for vaccines. Both sides made points throughout the documentary outlining their beliefs. People who do not vaccinate their children do so for many different reasons. Groups such as Generation Rescue provide a support system and anti-vaccine advocacy....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Immune system, Measles]

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I Remember Running, The Year I Got Everything I Ever Wanted

-  I read the book, I Remember Running, The Year I Got Everything I Ever Wanted – and ALS written by Darcy Wakefield. The author of this book was a 33 year-old English professor at a community college in Maine who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. ALS is a fatal disease that affects the nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain which controls a person’s voluntary muscle movement (Walrath, 2015). This disease causes a person to lose strength and their ability to move their arms, legs and body....   [tags: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig]

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Civil War : Anti Vax V. Pro Vax

- Civil War: Anti-Vax v. Pro-Vax Andrew Wakefield, an autism researcher and graduate of St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, notoriously published a study plagued with fraudulent data in a United Kingdom medical journal in 1998, formerly known as Lancet (Rao, 2011). Wakefield, conducting a study of the long-term impacts of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine, concluded that the vaccine may or may not have led to gastrointestinal problems and autism (Rao, 2011). Since no control group was established, a causal relationship could not be implied....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, MMR vaccine, Autism]

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A Research Study On Autism Spectrum Disorder

- Autism Spectrum Disorder is a progressive epidemic that faces society with nearly 1 in 68 children being diagnosed in the USA according to the CDC. (CDC) As a prevalent documented issue that has become more known in recent years, there is a susceptible link drawn between the disorder and progressively stricter vaccination regiments required by state and local governments for children. It is often commonly accepted that a vaccination will protect a child against many diseases such as MMR and polio, but advocates against immunization believe that certain chemicals in these vaccines can trigger and be a primary cause against children with a genetic predisposition of Autism spectrum disorder....   [tags: Autism, Autism spectrum, Vaccination, The Lancet]

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Vaccines And Autism : The Anti Vaccinationists Group And A Medical Researcher

- Today people have created an entire realm of science that presents itself to be true; however, under scientific investigation it is proven to be false. This form of science is popularly known as pseudoscience. A well known pseudo-scientific topic is vaccines and autism. The anti-vaccinationists group and a medical researcher by the name of Andrew Wakefield created separate claims that attempted to correlate childhood vaccinations with autism. Their claims produced an epidemic among the parental community for the safety of their children....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Scientific method, Smallpox]

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The Link Between Vaccinations And Autism

- Vaccines have benefited society for years by thwarting diseases such as Small Pox, Polio, and Measles. The cause for concern nowadays arises from parents’ fear of autism. Many parents believe that there is a direct relationship between vaccines and autism. This essay will prove that there is little to no biological or scientific evidence supporting the link between vaccinations and autism, and will be supported by statistics, biological legitimacy, and advances in medical technology. One argument that is supported by anti-vaccination lobbyists is the Mumps, Measles, and Rubella vaccine theory....   [tags: Vaccination, Immune system, Vaccine, Measles]

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Analysis Of ' Falsehood Flies And The Truth '

- Jonathan Swift said it well, “Falsehood flies and the truth comes limping along after; so that when men come to be undeceived it is too late: the jest is over and the tale has had its effect.” This is true of the anti-vaccination movement that has grown exponentially over the past decade. There are a few prominent voices, Jenny McCarthy and Dr. Andrew Wakefield who have led the movement to both empower but also frighten parents from vaccinating their children due to possible illnesses. The most common claim is that vaccinations cause autism....   [tags: Vaccination, Immune system, The Lancet]

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The Virtual Distance Leadership Model

- Lojeski’s Virtual Distance Leadership Model As technology improves, businesses expand and recruitment pools decrease, organizations contemplate ways to, not only reduce the overhead costs of doing business but, to attract new talent in a competitive employment marketplace (Darleen, 2012). To do so, many organizations have redefined what it means to ‘go to work’, in terms of not only the act of getting there, but how work is accomplished and where (Lojeski & Yuva, 2008). A study conducted three years ago by the Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM) reported that almost half of the organizations surveyed utilized virtual teams (Minton-Eversole, 2012)....   [tags: Management, Leadership]

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Vaccinations Helpful Or Harmful?

- Vaccinations Helpful or Harmful What is really at risk by not vaccinating children. Parents are choosing not give their children immunizations due to myths linking them to disorders such as Autism but forget that this puts them at risk for many more illnesses such as Polio, Hepatitis, Tetanus, and Pertussis. Because of this trend diseases that had been dormant are on the rise and making a comeback. Most recently was the measles outbreak that was linked to a park in California. Measles cases have been a rare occurrence until 2014 when the Center for Disease Control reported a total of over six-hundred new cases which is the largest and most significant increase in the past ten years....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Smallpox, Infectious disease]

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Vaccinations Helpful Or Harmful?

- Vaccinations Helpful or Harmful What is really at risk by not vaccinating children. Parents are choosing not give their children immunizations due to myths linking them to disorders such as Autism but forget that this puts them at risk for many more illnesses such as Polio, Hepatitis, Tetanus, and Pertussis. Because of this trend diseases that had been dormant are on the rise and making a comeback. Most recently was the measles outbreak that was linked to a park in California. Measles cases have been a rare occurrence until 2014 when the Center for Disease Control reported a total of over six-hundred new cases which is the largest and most significant increase in the past ten years....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Smallpox, Edward Jenner]

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Why Our Children Should be Vaccinated

- Why our children should be vaccinated Vaccines are said to be one of the greatest public health achievements in history. They date back to 1796, when Edward Jenner used cowpox material to create immunity to the smallpox disease. (Historyofvaccines.org 2014) Now over two-hundred years later they’ve helped dramatically reduce the instance of viral diseases in children. For example, old childhood diseases such as Polio, Smallpox, and Diptheria have either been completely eradicated or are rarely seen in the United States thanks to vaccines....   [tags: childhood diseases, polio, smallpox]

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Vaccinations, A Common Practice For Most People

- Vaccinations, a common practice for most people, have been under the watchful eye in recent years. Many people have begun to question the ingredients of vaccines calling for clear labeling of ingredients as well as questioning the effectiveness and necessity of vaccines. This vaccine paranoia can be traced back to a paper published in 1998 by Andrew Wakefield, a British Surgeon, who cited a link between the administration of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, more commonly referred to as the MMR vaccine, and autism....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Measles, Mercury]

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Analysis Of Andrew Moody 's The Mansion On The Hill

- This essay observes the trauma of Andrew Wakefield in Rick Moody 's “The Mansion on the Hill”, a short story based on the accidental death of the narrator 's sister. The breathtaking story was the groundbreaker in Rick Moody’s novel “Demonology: Stories” published on April 10th, 2002. Moody’s point-of-view, tone of words, and character narration shines a headlight on Andrew Wakefield traumatic actuality of no longer being able to communicate with his beloved sister about the skirmish of romance and refining a new job....   [tags: Fiction, Short story, Novel, William Faulkner]

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The Epidemic Of The Smallpox Vaccine

- Vaccines have been used to prevent diseases for centuries, and have saved countless lives of children and adults. The smallpox vaccine was invented as early as 1796, and since then the use of vaccines has continued to protect us from countless life threatening diseases such as polio, measles, and pertussis. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (2010) assures us that vaccines are extensively tested by scientists to make sure they are effective and safe, and must receive the approval of the Food and Drug Administration before being used....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination, Smallpox, Infectious disease]

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Should School Vaccinations Be Mandatory?

- The start of a new school year can mean a lot to a student. New backpack, new notebooks, and even new teachers, but what about new vaccinations. Since 1855, school vaccinations have been mandatory in the United States. Public schools in all states do not allow students to attend school unless they have had all of the state’s vaccination requirements. While in most states, it is very difficult to get out of vaccinations, it is possible. Many parents also believe that vaccinations cause more harm to their children than worth the prevention....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination, HPV vaccine]

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Vaccinations And Vaccinations For Vaccinations

- Children accumulate fear when they see these. They are stored safely in hospitals, doctors’ offices and many other facilities. They contain part of the virus; producing immunity when injected. No medicine is ideal to produce immunity other than childhood vaccinations. Although there are concerns involved with childhood vaccinations, children must receive vaccinations to remains healthy and protected. Vaccines, vaccinations and immunizations are three words associated with vaccinations. Even though they are associated with vaccinations, they have different meanings....   [tags: Vaccination, Immune system, Vaccine, Smallpox]

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Why Childhood Vaccinations Should Ensure The Health Of All People

- In 2012, a woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl, the writer’s sister. She expected the next few months to be tiresome yet joyful. The newborn’s first two weeks at home were seemingly perfect when at 16 days old the baby girl started to have seizures. After rushing to the hospital, and seeing her newborn being kept alive by life support, the new mother got disheartening news; the baby had pneumococcal meningitis which had turned into encephalitis (swelling of the brain). The baby’s future looked grim as she had minimal brain activity....   [tags: Immune system, Vaccination, Vaccine]

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Reinvention of Self in Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

- ... When her baby, baptized Sorrow dies, the town Vicar refuses to give her illegitimate child a proper burial for liturgical reasons. Furthermore, the Vicar says that he would have been happy to if the matter was between them only. The church and society will have nothing to do with Tess, a fallen woman. Tess’s first attempt at reinventing herself was met with intense scrutiny and judgment. The humiliation of working with a fallen woman weighs heavily on Vicar’s conscience. Although society and the church have abandoned Tess, she is still able to preserve some her pride and optimism....   [tags: rape, fate, freedom]

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