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The Caretaker

- The Caretaker "OI LOSER. PICK UP THE CRAP!" This is the way he always got treated. No one gave a second thought about him. They thought that just because he was the caretaker who picked up the rubbish, he didn't deserve any respect…….but they wished they'd have gave him some. After 10 years of cleaning up after people who just didn't care. People who laughed at him for don't his job, picking up their rubbish. Peeling up snotty tissues in the rain in his bright yellow Rain Mack, whilst they laughed at him through the window, he pretended he couldn't see them....   [tags: Papers]

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Human Interactions in The Caretaker by Harold Pinter

- The Carataker by Harold Pinter is a play, which focuses on complexity of human interactions and at the same time it blends different sub-genres such as, comedy, tragedy and psychological play. For the purpose of this commentary I am going to compare two separate but also to a certain extent similar scenes from the Act One and the Act Three. Both scenes deal with a seemingly trivial matter- the shoes. However, in both instances “the shoes” have a deeper meaning. Therefore, I would like to analyze them in terms of interactions between the two characters; namely, Aston and Davies, attitudes, motifs and how they fit in the context of the entire play....   [tags: characters, attitudes, shoes, motifs, context]

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Emily Dickinson

- Emily Dickinson Breaking news revealing the truth about Emily Dickinson’s life has recently been uncovered. For the past hundred-plus years literary historians believed Dickinson to be a plain and quiet type of person who did not communicate with the public for most of her life. Her romanticism poetry drew attention from fellow literary legends. After corresponding with the well-known Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who showed interest in her work but advised her not to publish it, she became defiant to publish any of her work....   [tags: Author Biography Emily Dickinson Essays]

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Political And Economic Changes In Bulgaria

- Political and Economic Changes In Bulgaria Over the course of the past two months, January and February 1997, Bulgaria has undergone some sweeping political changes and its economy has deteriorated into further collapse. The following is an attempt to describe the events which took place in Bulgaria in January and February of 1997. This is somewhat of a difficult task given the current rate of political, economical and social changes which are occurring in Bulgaria. What follows is an account of the events which have taken place in Bulgaria over the last two months i.e....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Simon Delmore Case

- The Simon Delmore Case Initial Findings * Place: Librarian's Room, Ayrton Technical College. * Victim: Simon Delmore, student at the college. * Apparent cause of death: stab wound in abdomen causing great internal bleeding. * Weapon: Fine carving gouge, next to body when found. * Time of death: Approximately between 8.00 and 10.00 p.m., 24th April (certified by T.Brooks, police surgeon). * Crime reported: 9.35 a.m. Saturday 25th April by Mr. G. Smith, the caretaker....   [tags: Papers]

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Depth Perception, an Inborn Skill?

- In 1960, Eleanor Gibson and Richard Walk conducted an experiment to see whether depth perception is an inborn or a learned skill in humans. They conducted their experiment with a table that had a thick glass surface on half of the table and a solid base on the other half. This created an illusion of a small cliff without the dangers of actually falling. In this experiment, infants ranging from the age of 6 to 14 months were placed on the solid side of the table. The infants’ mothers were placed on the other side of table and were there to coax the infants to the other side....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Creating Tension throughout Red Room by Nicci French

- Creating Tension throughout Red Room by Nicci French This gothic story is about an arrogant man who has heard of the “Red Room” and believes he is above the caretakers. He makes his way through the house, commenting on his surroundings. When he arrives at the room he is less confident than he was before. He sits waiting with his revolver at the ready, expecting something solid to attack him. When the candles start to extinguish, he is suddenly unnerved. He panics and falls unconscious and awakes to find himself in the presence of the caretakers with several injuries....   [tags: Red Room Nicci French Gothic Novels Essays]

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The Nurse's Role in Child Maltreatment Prevention

- Nurses who regularly see children in their practice are currently treating victims of child abuse, including sexual abuse and neglect, whether they know it or not. The causes of child abuse and neglect are complex and varied, and occur in all types of families and settings. Nurses must always remain alert to the possibility that abuse may be occurring in any family, regardless of their socioeconomic status. Nationally, in 1993, averages of 42.9 children per 1,000 were reported to authorities as victims of alleged abuse or neglect....   [tags: Child Abuse Prevention]

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The Effect of Family Violence on Youth Violence

- The Effect of Family Violence on Youth Violence   Everyday, a child witnesses an act of violence. Not on television but in their own home. "Family and home are not havens in which a child finds nurturing and safety, but rather a battleground where fear, anxiety, confusion, anger, and disruption are significant threads in the tapestry of home life," Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. Children of family violence are often abusers or victims of abuse themselves. Family violence is a cycle that is very hard to stop....   [tags: Expository Cause Effect Essays]

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Toni Morrison and bell hooks - Society and the Media

- Toni Morrison and bell hooks - Society and the Media There is a lot of misrepresentation of the black society as a whole in the media. The reason that this is true is because the mostly white society accepts this and prolongs s this misrepresentation in the media. Toni Morrison and bell hooks share some of the same ideas on sexism, racism and conformity. This American society is made up of mostly whites. The whites have an extreme effect on how the stereotypes of today relate with media....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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O, the Sweetness of Reading

- O, the Sweetness of Reading Works Cited Missing Deep in the wilderness of Texas, the untamed, open fields provide a vast space for imagination to run free. Tales of adventure, cattle ranches, gamblers, rogues, and scoundrels abound. In the book Raising Sweetness, author Diane Stanley contrasts the stereotype of uncivilized lawlessness with a story of eight Texas orphans and the sheriff in their town who adopted them. The contrast of a sheriff of the wild west and orphans provides a unique juxtaposition....   [tags: Literacy Illiterate Education Texas Essays]

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Child Abuse and Neglect

- Outline Thesis: What is Child Abuse and what are it’s effects on the child and his/her family. I. Introduction II. Different types of child abuse A. Physical Abuse B. Sexual Abuse C. Incest D. Exploitation III. Neglect A. Physical Neglect B. Educational Neglect C. Emotional Neglect D. Moral Neglect IV. Sexual Abuse A. Exhibitionism B. Sexual Acts V. Incest A. Sexual acts between relatives B. Victim statistics VI. Child Pornography A. Boomed in the 70's B. Abused passed on through generations VII....   [tags: Violence Against Children]

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Mary Downing Hahn's The Old Willis Place

- ... The Old Willis Place has many round characters, thus making it believable. When Lissa is writing in her diary, she wrote, “I’d love to see a ghost-- just to know for sure they exist.”(Page 19) This piece of the book proves that there are round characters inside. Lissa, like she said here, is very curious. She is full of thoughts and wonders, like everyone is. When Diana and Georgie are arguing about Lissa, Georgie exclaims, “I hate her.” (page 63) There, displays that Georgie has feelings. He has many emotions....   [tags: book analysis]

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The Unemotional Meursault in The Stranger by Albert Camus

- Unemotional Meursault in Camus’ The Stranger (The Outsider) In Albert Camus’ novel, The Stranger, the protagonist Meursault is a character who has definite values and opinions concerning the society in which he lives. His self-inflicted alienation from society and all its habits and customs is clear throughout the book. The novel itself is an exercise in absurdity that challenges the reader to face the nagging questions concerning the meaning of human existence. Meursault is an existentialist character who views his life in an unemotional and noncommittal manner, which enhances his obvious opinion that in the end life is utterly meaningless....   [tags: The Stranger, The Outsider]

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The Work of John Steinbeck

- The Work of John Steinbeck       John Steinbeck was a major literary figure in the 20th century and continues to be widely read in the twenty-first century. Steinbeck was born on February 27,1902 (About John Steinbeck) in the Salinas Valley of California. (Laskov) "His father, John Steinbeck, Sr. was the County Treasurer and his mother, Olive Hamilton Steinbeck, was a former school teacher. As a youth, he worked as a ranch hand and fruit picker. (John Steinbeck [2])". "He attended the local high school and studied marine biology at Stanford University between 1920 and 1926, but did not take a degree" (John Steinbeck [1])....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Women in the Workplace

- Women in the Workplace If one takes a closer look at the issues surrounding the differences between the male and female roles in the workforce and in education, one will notice that women tend to be one step below men on the "status" or "importance" ladder. In American society, the woman has always been viewed in the traditional viewpoint of what role she should play in the home; that she is the homemaker or caretaker. Even when women break from the stereotypical role of "housewife" and join the workforce, they still are not given an equal opportunity at acquiring a job that is seen to be as advancing or of higher recognition, as they would like to have....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Role of Women in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

- Huckleberry Finn – Role of Women Throughout history women have been subject to sexual discrimination based on being the physically weaker gender and thus leading to society's negative view of women, there is no exception to the stigma cast on women in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. During the novel every character portraying a woman shows society's view on the role on women. The issue of sexism was never questioned by Mark Twain, which leads to another question--- how can such a powerful novel dealing with such a heated topic like racial prejudices remain totally neutral and bypass altogether sexual inequality....   [tags: Adventures Huckleberry Huck Finn Essays]

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Assisted suicide

- Assisted Suicide Kovorkian’s killing spree targeted people with disabilities. The problem is that there are many doctors and nurses out there that are doing the same thing or at list supporting this issue. I agree that in some rather rear cases assisted suicide can be an act of compassion and can offer the chance of living this earth with some dignity and on one’s own terms. It sounds wonderful and in a perfect world it would be easy to determine when that would be the best thing for one’s self, a loved one or a patient....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Shining

- The Shining The story take place in Colorado and begins with Jack Torrence, going to a place by the name of "The Overlook Hotel" to be the caretaker over the winter month's, because of coast of keeping a twenty-five mile road, in which it take to get to the hotel open, because of all the snow. To get the job as the caretaker of the hotel, he would be alone for five months, and have free food, and also free stay at the hotel, all Jack has to do is mantiance and handyman work around the hotel....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Red Room

- The Red Room I am writing an essay, based on the story ‘The Red Room’, and will try to explain what makes it such a good mystery story. Some of the main reasons for why it’s a great story include the vocabulary and words the author has used and the setting that the story is created in. The author uses gothic language, giving the story more suspense; he also sets the story in a haunted setting which builds up tension. The story was written by HG Wells, between the turn of the 20th century. HG Wells was an English author and a political philosopher; he was most famous for his science fiction romances....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Metamorphosis

- Metamorphosis means a change from one thing to another. Kafka's "The Metamorphosis" deals several changes, Gregor's transformation into a giant bug being the most dramatic. His transformation is also the catalyst for change to happen around him. His family experiences changes in their mindset and lifestyle, greatly altering their situation by the end of the story. Although they are supporting characters to Gregor, the fact that the story does not end when Gregor dies suggests that it is about his family as much as him....   [tags: European Literature]

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Analysis of How the character Daniel Weir has Changed Throughout his Journey in Espedair Street by Iain Banks

- Analysis of How the character Daniel Weir has Changed Throughout his Journey in Espedair Street by Iain Banks Espedair Street by Iain Banks is a novel which is pretending to be a rock star autobiography; the story of a fictional seventies band Frozen Gold as told by bass player and song writer Danny Weir. It is told using a series of flashbacks which converge to explain the present, Danny living as a recluse, pretending to be his own caretaker in a bizarre Victorian folly in Glasgow....   [tags: Papers]

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The Terry Shiavo Story

- Terry Shiavo was a young female, who became sick after she had an accident in which left her brain dead for the rest of her life. Her husband, Michael Shiavo was her caretaker and was later appointed as her legal guardian on June 18, 1990. (http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/schiavo/). This was a struggle for Mr. Shiavo, as it would have been for me and many others. From this point on, Mr. Shiavo knew that he had a hard and long struggle dealing with the fact that his wife, whom he loved, is now brain dead, and he is the one left to care for her and make medical decision on her behalf....   [tags: Euthanasia Assisted Suicide]

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The Caretaker

- The Caretaker How does the opening of the play set the tone for what will follow. The opening of the play starts off by describing the scene and how everything on the stage would be set out, following that it briefly describes what will happen when the curtains are raised. From the opening of the play it jumps right into the story as though we are picking it up from where we left off, it doesn’t really have a beginning where you are introduced to the characters its as though you have to imagine what the characters are like....   [tags: Drama]

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Planning for the Caretakers - Original Writing

- Planning for the Caretakers - Original Writing It’s Thursday night in central London, and the damp air envelopes the city as an eerie silence pervades through its soulless streets. In an isolated street Davies sits patiently in his van with six others. “You all ready then “his says confidently, without glancing back, “Yeh” comes the monotoned reply of the other gang members “Give everything quick butchers” he says over the ominous sound of clunking metal as the semi-automatics are loaded., Davies casts a patriarchal look over his ‘boys’ which is reciprocated by the unspoken badge of respect they hold for him....   [tags: Papers]

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Motherhood

- Motherhood Many different aspects of life characterize motherhood. Traditions along with society influence the role of motherhood. Carol Stacks' "All our Kin," is an essay about the "structuring of kin groups" (1974, p.47). In the society, if the mother is not mature enough to raise the child, a close female relative takes on the role of the mother; whereas, the man has the option of choosing to claim the child and take on the responsibilities of fatherhood or he can imply that the father could be anyone, which is a socially acceptable reason....   [tags: Papers]

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The Shining as an Exceptional Horror Movie

- The Shining as an Exceptional Horror Movie Stanley Kubrick a.k.a. "The Master Filmmaker," was born on July 26, 1928 in the Bronx, New York City. By age 13 he had developed passions for jazz, drumming, chess and photography. In 1951 at 23 years of age, Kubrick used his savings to finance his first film, a 16-minute documentary short about boxer Walter Cartier. On March 7th, 1999, Stanley Kubrick died in his sleep of a heart attack. He was 70 years old. The Shining is a typical example of the horror genre because it works by arousing irrational fear....   [tags: Papers]

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Mastering a Second Language

- Mastering a Second Language There is no best way to master a second language in a day but there is an effective way to acquire it. That is the reason why a teacher's role is so important, especially for the second language learners. There are many theories and hypotheses experimented and claimed by many scholars, but among many, there is no doubt that the best learning condition for students is to provide the massive comprehensible input and the low affective filter. However, output can be considered more important for learners to stretch their interlanguage ability....   [tags: Papers]

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The Stranger

- Albert Camus' influential novel, The Stranger, a great work of existentialism, examines the absurdity of life and indifference of the world. This paper provides a summary of the novel, and outlines some of the novel's main themes. The novel's protagoinist, Meursault, is a distanced and indifferent young man. He does not believe in God, and lives his life with seemingly sensuous abandon. After Meursault is caught up in the life of a local pimp, he rather inexplicably murders a young man on the beach, and is put on trial....   [tags: Albert Camus]

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The Demon Lover, An Analysis

- In "The Demon Lover," by Elizabeth Bowen, Kathleen Drover returns to London from her house in the country in order to gather some things that she and her husband had abandoned during the bombings of the war. It is a humid, rainy day in late August and her once familiar street is now mostly deserted. The caretaker of her house is supposed to be out of town for a week and her arrival is assumed unknown. Mrs. Drover enters the old musty house and discovers a letter addressed to herself and it is marked with the present date....   [tags: American Literature]

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A Feminist Study of "The Dead"

- As the last story of James Joyce's short story collection, The Dubliners, "The Dead" is about a young Dubliner's one day of attending his aunts' party and his emotional changes after the party ends. In the paralyzed city the young man feels the atmosphere of death everywhere. And he often has misunderstandings with people, especially women including his wife. From the main character Gabriel's experience, we can see his personal life is in a strained circumstances. This difficult situation is probably caused by his failure to deal with the relationship with the female characters....   [tags: European Literature]

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House of the Spirits Character Comparison

- Journal 5: Elaborate on the functions of Ferula, Nana, the Count, and Esteban Garcia, using a compare and contrast format. The characters Ferula, Nana, the Count, and Esteban Garcia, in the novel The House of the Spirits all have similar functions throughout the novel but they express them in different ways. Ferula and Nana are more alike because they have motherly skills and they like to care for others, while the Count and Esteban Garcia are distinctly more similar than the other because of the male chauvinist attitudes and the need to always have what they want....   [tags: Character Analysis Comparison Isabel Allende]

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Characters in Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

- The novel starts with introducing the orphan, Pip, who live in the English marshes and is adopted through his sister. He lives with her and her husband, Joe Gargery, who is a Blacksmith. As he is at his parents’ grave, an escaped convict frightens the boy and tells him to bring him food and a file for his shackles, or else he would experience extreme consequences. He steals food from his sister and the file from Joe and sneaks out to deliver the stolen goods. After time passes, Mrs. Joe informs Pip that he is asked to play for Miss Havisham, the richest lady in town....   [tags: pip, Estella, ]

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Work and Goals in Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- ... Today people still of course have dreams and long term goals that they give up on or don’t want to work hard enough to achieve because they are so worried about the future that they miss things happening in the present. During an early point of the novel George always tells Lennie a story about how they owned a farm of their own and Lennie would be able to tend to the rabbits. Lennie and George decide they want this dream of theirs to come true. Their goal is to raise enough money working on a ranch to purchase the farm....   [tags: george, candy, lennie]

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The Role Of A Caretaker

- The role of a caretaker is to nurture and care for instance a mother with her child, though a natural instinct in which a mother takes care of her own, there is no instinct to show some sort of figure that represents authority but caring thus only showing a sort of weakness in today 's society because we precise it to be because we do not see it as masculine. The brief article by Chad Graham involves aspects of gay and lesbian relationships. The meaning of this is that Graham is trying to prove some sort influence that happens to the children that are raised by same sex relationships....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Gender identity, Transgender]

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Occupational Profile : Emily Is The Caretaker Of Two Cats

- Occupational Profile Emily is a twenty-one year old college student. She is from New York, but lives on-campus while a senior at the University of New Hampshire, pursing a degree in Occupational Therapy. At home, Emily is the caretaker of two cats. On campus, she only needs to take care of herself. Her role as a college student entails lots of responsibilities, including completing homework and readings, writing papers, gong to class, maintaining focus, and managing her time. She is also a member of the Student Occupational Therapy Association and a volunteer with the Therapeutic Riding Program....   [tags: Question, Interview, Interrogative word, Therapy]

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Book Analysis: The Shining by Stephen King

- ... He quickly befriends Danny and warned him to stay away from parts of the hotel. Halloran comes back to the hotel after Danny calls for help and helps save the family from the hotel.’ Tony (Minor) - Danny’s imaginary friend who is visually older than him. He brings Danny visions and messages to warn him. Because Danny isn’t fully literate, many messages such as MURDER go ignored. Watson (Minor) – The Overlook’s regular caretaker, whose great grandfather was the owner of the hotel. He warns Jack about the boiler, and helps explain his duties....   [tags: alcohol abuse, restaurant, caretaker]

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I Don 't Do You Know What A Life Thread Is?

- The sun peeked over the Black Shadow Mountains to the east and illuminated the broad grassy Tamorian plains. Riasean stifled a yawn. Morning held no appeal, heralding another day of scraping by. Of course, now things were a bit different. He accompanied a sorceress – or something of the sort – initially out of curiosity than anything else, and now a necessity. Or so he was told. His memory of what happened at and after the Inn was strangely dim. But now he was “tied” to Larah, whatever that meant, but since they had at least another day to ride together, he might as well ask....   [tags: Life, Soul, Threads, The Caretaker]

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Women in The Count of Monte Cristo

- Women in The Count of Monte Cristo possess unique personalities, but intensely similar restrictions. Currently, women in the United States, as well as other countries, are able to have jobs, travel, and participate in many other activities that the ladies Dumas portrays are not allowed to. Feminist analysis of this book reveals the ways of the time and the delicate balance of society’s typical structure. In The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas realistically conveys that when women violate their traditional roles, the balance of life is disrupted....   [tags: mother, caretaker, dumas, dantes]

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Story, The Yellow Wallpaper, Isolating the Sick is not Medication

- ... This feat crippled the new mother. She was not only isolating her thoughts to “dead paper” but she was isolating the emotions of motherhood. She was moved out to the country and put in a nursery to heal her. Jennie worried for her son when she was sent away. She knew he was in good hands with Mary, but it made her nervous. If Jennie was surrounded by loved ones, specifically her child; she would not have been confined to her thoughts alone. Jennie would have been occupied by the responsibilities of motherhood....   [tags: journal, caretaker, mentally ill]

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Alcohol, Drugs and Child Abuse

- Dare to envision a young child who is helplessly beaten, who starves every night because her mother decided to spend the money on her drug habit, or visualize a child that is always covering up for his mother because the police are questioning why he is always home alone. These things are not uncommon, child abuse and neglect happen in staggering numbers all over the country. Cases of child abuse and neglect are reported every ten seconds in the United States. This is an ongoing issue, that not only affects the present, but it will increase complication in the future as well....   [tags: caretaker, suicide, bulimia]

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Challenge of Taking Care Elderly Loved One

- My mother broke her hip and had to stay at a nursing home temporarily to rehabilitate. I knew then if she had to stay for a long term that would not be option for my mother. Nursing homes are okay, if family members are checking on your love one while they are there; because I believe they do not have adequate staff to accommodate all the patients in the nursing home. As a result the challenges of taking care of my mother were her refusal to help, effects to health of caretaker, and family conflicts....   [tags: nursing home, caretaker, care, patient, guardian]

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The Child 's Experience With Caretakers

- I. The child 's experience with caretakers. John resided with his grandmother; Ms. Johnson and mother from birth until the age of 4 years old. At, which time John’s mother was not consistently present, and was in and out of his life. At, the ages of between 7-8 years old, John moved to Minnesota with his mother. While, in Minnesota with his mother John was placed in a foster home for 6 months where he physically attacked and tried to stab his pregnant foster mother with a knife. The foster mother expressed that she was afraid of John and stated she “thought something was wrong with him.” John was then hospitalized (Health House) for 6 months after the incident with his foster mother....   [tags: Family, Parent, Physical abuse, Abuse]

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Baby DJ School: Music Program for Toddlers

- The word “DJ” stands for disc jockey, “a person who uses samples of recorded music to make music”. The educational experience of Baby DJ School is a portal into the wonderful worlds of electro, hip-hop, and house music. Baby DJ school is originated in Brooklyn, New York and opened by Natalie Elizabeth Weiss, DJ, composer and playwright to “attribute gross and fine motor skills, spatial reasoning, and language skills and foster a special bond between caretaker and baby.” The school provides an interactive music program for toddlers and teach them how to make their own beats via using their own creativity....   [tags: Caretakers, Motor, Beats]

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Child Abuse and Neglect

-      Maltreatment of children is not a new phenomenon. It dates back far into history, even back to biblical times. During recent years child maltreatment has had an increase in the public's eye. There are many factors to child maltreatment. There are four general categories of child maltreatment now recognized. They are physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and emotional maltreatment. Each category, in turn, covers a range of behavior. The maltreatment of children not only affects the children themselves, but also affects the family by making it dysfunctional....   [tags: Violence Against Children]

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Career Benefits Of Career Cruising

- Career cruising is a website to give you ideas of what careers I would be interested in. It gives me the information about the career such as the job description, earnings, education needed and working conditions. The tools I chose to explore careers is a quiz I take. I chose six careers that are baker, animal caretaker, firefighter, zoologist, cook, and crime scene investigator. The career as the animal caretaker looks after animal wherever they are housed, including in kennels, pet shops, and zoos....   [tags: Academic degree, Bachelor's degree, Police]

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How Freud 's Structural Model Of The Mind

- SOWK 506 Questions for Quiz #2 Unit 8 1. Describe how Freud’s structural model of the mind (i.e. the Id, Ego and Super Ego) explains our behavior in daily life. Just like the stages of brain development in neurobiology, Freud’s structural model of the mind (i.e. the Id, Ego, and Super Ego) goes through stages of development to create the true nature of a human being. The collective workings of the Id, Ego, and Super Ego create the ultimate “You.” Even though Freud’s theory may seem complex, his writings on psychosexual development stress how one’s personality develops....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Sociology, Society]

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The Green Mountain Resort

- Case Study of the Green Mountain Resort Introduction In this week’s assignment we will discuss the images of managing change and how they relate to the case study of the Green Mountain Resort. First I will identify the change images held by key players in the case study. Then we will look at how the assumed change images influenced dealing with the issues in the case study. Then we will apply an additional change image to the case study and discuss the possible outcome. Then finally I will discuss thoughts on the statement from the text “if we only draw upon one particular frame, then this will take us away from the thinking about what is going on from an alternative perspective” (Palmer,...   [tags: managing change, hospitality, images]

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The Importance Of Caring At Special Education Needs Setting

- How might the barriers to caring prevent effective, caring at special education needs setting. The therapist, special education needs assistant, special educational needs teacher, dinner supervisor, caretaker, support assistant and school receptionist should treat people well and this implies having a duty of care for clients and helping them achieve their highest potential. A practical reason for treating people well are that clients who are well treated tend to behave agreeably and cooperatively....   [tags: Teacher, Head teacher, Special education, Rector]

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Why Parents Can Apply With Their Children

- One of the most important aspect of our world today is how people continue to build and grow families. It’s become more and more acceptable today to be single and independent for the rest of their lives, but most people will meet their spouse and have children in the future. According to David, Chung, and Berhane (2008, 2009, 2011) however, decisions regarding childbearing and family planning are influenced extremely by “social and cultural norms, gender patterns of the society, marital quality and the social networks among couples” (as cited by Lee, Lee, Ahn, Jang, Shin & Kim, 2014, p....   [tags: Family, Parent, Pregnancy, Mother]

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The Role Of A Custodial

- Introduction Recently there has been a change in the dynamic of the family structure in American. For serval reasons parents are unable to take care of their children. This leads them to rely on their parents for support. Grandparents are now aiding their families by becoming custodial grandparents, which is another name to address a grandparent that has become the primary caregiver of a child. This is different from the traditional grandparent role where an older adult is active in their child and grandparents lives but not to the point where they have taken over the parent role....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Parenting, African American]

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Solving The Foreclosure Crisis

- For many people the “American Dream” is to own a house, one that they can start a family in and get married. In order to own a house there are many obstacles that one has to go through in order to come up with the funds to support their purchase. Most people cannot outright purchase a house without taking out a mortgage. Unfortunately a certain percentage have been affected by the downturn in the economy and lost employment, making it difficult to keep up on the loan payments from month to month which leads them to get foreclosed on....   [tags: Economics]

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Effective Professional Communication Requires Specific, Well Defined Professional Skills

- Therapeutic professional communication requires specific, well defined professional skills. These communications take place between a person who has a specific need and a person who is skilled in techniques that can alleviate or diminish that problem (Tamparo & Lindh, 2008). The foundation of a competent therapist is built upon the ability to communicate effectively. They must be able to adjust to a variety of environments and individuals, while managing personal influences such as culture, economical status, and moral values....   [tags: Communication, Family, Decision making]

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Rebel Without A Cause By Stewart Stern

- REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE by Stewart Stern Is a story that takes place in the 1950’s showcasing the youth and the lifestyle of the middle class of that time. The main character is played by James Byron Dean an “attractive” young man who based on his appearance can easily persuade the audience that he is forgivable for his actions, character role Jim Stark. Jim Stark’s grew up in a middle/upper class family and experience the pressure of his parents and grandmother expectations and the way they resolve conflict....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father]

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Being Abused And Your Mind

- As a school counselor one is passing through the halls acknowledging students as they prepare to leave for the day. You notice a student having problems gathering her things and attempt to assist her. The student is startled and practically jumps out of her skin. You reach to pick up her books and notice she has bruises on her arms. The student immediately thanks you and grab her books and walk away. You instantly assume the child is being abused and your mind is racing with thoughts of what to do....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, School counselor]

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Research On Primary Parental Child Care And Involvement

- Historical, research on primary parental child-care and involvement has been focused on the female partner in relationships (lamb, et al. 2014). Moreover, the majority of research that does exist, studying father involvement revolves around the negative effects of distance fathers (lamb, et al. 2014). Notwithstanding, in recent years there have been strides to better understand how families with a male figure as the primary caretaker differ from women, there is still much to room to grow. Another new trend in family research is that of same sex families with children....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation, Family, LGBT]

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Child Abuse and Neglect

- Every day, about five children in the United States are murdered by a parent or caretaker. In 2014, more than 3 million reports of child abuse were made in the United States involving more than 6 million children. Child abuse kills more children in America than does accidental falls, choking on food, suffocation, or fires in the home (Newton). As if these statistics weren’t horrifying enough, they are inaccurate in relaying the actual number of children that have fallen victim to child abuse in the United States....   [tags: Violence Against Children]

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The Use Of Flashback Of Slavery Throughout The Novel ' 72 Hour

- Dealing with mental illness is difficult, but even worse when caring for a family member with a mental illness, creating the feeling of a lifetime of servitude. Bebe Moore Campbell uses flashback of slavery throughout the novel, 72 Hour Hold to explain how taking care of a family member with a mental illness can make one feel enslaved. Flashbacks throughout the novel are used to describe a mother’s, Keri, struggle of taking care of her bipolar daughter, Trina, while also insinuating that she feels her daughter’s illness has enslaved her....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States]

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Child Sexual Abuse During Miami Dade County

- Kristi House is a non-profit organization dedicated to healing and eradicating child sexual abuse in Miami-Dade County. Department of Justice statistics reveals high child sexual abuse incidents in the US: 1 out of 4 girls and 1 out of 6 boys are sexually abused in the US before age 18 (2000). When a child disclosure about the abuse, it is important that caregiver believes those allegations and provide support as soon as possible. Mothers are the principal caregivers and are the connection between agency and child....   [tags: Child abuse, Child sexual abuse, Sexual abuse]

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The Life of Women in the Victorian Age

- Women, although many a times not as powerful as men physically have long been a strong force in society, especially in the Victorian Age, where they had obvious contributions in ways that have seen positive effects to this present day. Prominent, among many other successful women of the Victorian age who departed from their usual roles assigned in the hierarchy of society were Florence Nightingale, Madam Curie and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The Victorian age is seen as a period of questioning of a woman’s traditional role in society as established by nature and religious tradition....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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Horror Films: The Haunted Castle by George Melies

- ... According to a study by Andrew J. Elliot and Henk Aarts, when a test subject is shown the color red, “the person is instilled with a feeling of threat, fear, and danger, a phenomenon similar to a wild animal behavior where red may be seen as a threat, inducing a rapid preparation for defense or flight” (“Perception of the color red”). And in The Shining, Kubrick uses red in crucial scenes to cause tension in the viewer’s mind and to foreshadow death in the Overlook Hotel. Similarly to The Shining’s use of red, Jaws also uses a “danger” color to scare viewers....   [tags: film analysis, the shining and jaws]

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Description Of A Dinner Supervisor

- A dinner supervisor would be helping children who are in difficulties, for example with cutting up food. They would be encouraging good table manners; making sure behaviour does not become too boisterous. In addition, they would stop any dangerous behaviour and deal with minor injuries such as cuts, grazes, and bruises. Overall, they would ensure that the children are enjoying in their free time. They would do this by organising games. Reference 28 Caretaker Caretaker would carry out security procedures for school buildings and grounds....   [tags: Teacher, School, Education, Emergency exit]

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The Bridge Of San Luis Rey

- Brother Juniper, a young missionary in eighteenth century Peru, is the main narrator in Thornton Wilder’s The Bridge of San Luis Rey. Juniper was responsible for the conversion of the immense Native American populations of South America into Christianity. While enjoying this success, he made his way to the Bridge of San Luis Rey in order to finish his missionary trip. As he walked toward the bridge, it collapsed. He witnessed five individuals fall to their death. Being a strong believer in divine intervention, he sought explanations in why these five victims suffered the ultimate punishment....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Mission San Luis Rey de Francia]

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Gregor Samsa 's New Body

- Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning to discover that he 's transferred into a bug. He struggles to come to terms with his new body, and realizes that he is late for his job as a traveling salesman. His mother, father and sister, knock on his bedroom door in an effort to get him out of bed and ready for work. His manager, arrives to inquire about his absence. With his parents pleading with the manager, they 're upset because they think Gregor is sick or ignoring his responsibilities. Gregor manages to crawl to his bedroom door and open it, he reveals himself to everyone that he has transformed into a bug....   [tags: Family, Mother, Rooms, Accept]

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The Stranger By Arthur Camus

- There are over seven billion people in the world, all different, yet all the same, each living their life in unique ways, yet all heading to the same place. Each day hundreds of thousands of people are born and hundreds of thousands of people die, every birth a meaningless miracle and each death an insignificant tragedy. Humans are the most influential species in the universe that we know of, and yet we barely impact anything. So what is the meaning of life. Or is life just senseless. In The Stranger, Arthur Camus explores the idea that no matter how an individual lives his or her life, the same fate awaits as that facing any other individual who may have lived life in a completely different...   [tags: Meaning of life, Life, Absurdism, Human]

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Cognitive Development : Erikson, And Kohlberg

- In life we go through many stages and we don’t have names for them. That changed when Piaget, Erikson, and Kohlberg went more into depth with them. They discovered the many stages of life every person goes through. Their stages define what I have gone through and what I will go through. While Piaget focuses more on cognitive development, Erikson focuses on social development, and Kohlberg kept his focus on developing morality. As an infant, Piaget states infants are in the sensorimotor stage, where we lack object permanence and have reflexes....   [tags: Jean Piaget, Theory of cognitive development]

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Relational Turbulence Between The Wife And Husband

- In the movie Brothers, I saw relational turbulence between the wife and husband. Relational turbulence is when people react to an interpersonal situation that ordinarily would not be significant; due to difficult times in the relationship, changes in behavior are more noticeable (Katz, 2015). One of the main components in relational uncertainty. One of the scenes where this is seen was during dinner, the husband got up and left the dinner table when the kids mentioned the uncle. When the wife went to check on him, she wanted to know about what happened to him while he was away, but the only thing he could focus on was if she slept with his brother....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Psychology, Family therapy]

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer 's Stone

- It seems like every year Hollywood does a motion picture interpretation of a novel and although the movie may become a box office hit, the novel will always be much more detailed and in depth. Movie producers and directors try to fit an entire book filled with the tiniest of details into approximately an hour and thirty minutes of entertainment, therefore are forced to cut out many important details. For instance, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” a children’s literature novel written by J.K....   [tags: Harry Potter]

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Special Skills And Qualities That Can Benefit Our Volunteer Program

- Please state your reasons for volunteering along with any of your special skills and qualities that would benefit our volunteer program. (Please do not exceed the allotted space.) The volunteer program would allow me to help the community of Ronald Regan Hospital, as well as gain experience of working in a Hospital environment. I have an interest in Nursing and want to learn about healthcare from a clinical perspective, while helping patients feel better. My interest in Nursing stems from my involvement in an organization called Volunteers of America, which allowed me to be a caretaker for a girl named Maya who has autism; a developmental disorder that affects how she relates and communica...   [tags: Education, Student, High school, Ronald Reagan]

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My Plan For A Lifelong Learner

- My objectives for this week were to use 25 hours this week to continue communicating with past and new participants by phone and email as well as attending a legislative meeting. From each feedback I will correlate the information with literature articles that I will review. I am a little uncertain how my week will go since this is election week. I reached out to all participants to gain answers to my questions and I looked into additional participants that were recommended. Some of the information I gather got me thinking about my role in nursing....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Politics, Nursing theory]

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The Genetic Heritage Of A Child Can Affect Our Future

- There are approximately three billion base pairs in the human genome, which serve as the blueprint for life. DNA is responsible for the formation of proteins and forms the structure of any living organism. Moreover, DNA lays the basic framework for both physiological and psychological processes. Although the humans are 99.5 percent genetically similar to one another, there is still great diversity amongst us. This sparked new questions in early scientists as to what exactly made us so different from each other....   [tags: Nature versus nurture, Genetics]

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The Role of the Teacher in Reporting Cases of Child Abuse and Neglect

- Child abuse is a growing problem that affects children of all genders, ages, races, religions, and classes. It generally can be defined as “the non-accidental physical, sexual or mental injury or neglect caused by basic omissions of the child’s parents or caretakers”(Colorado State Department of Education, 1998). Narrowing the causes of child abuse to one in particular would be impossible, due to the wide range of factors that contribute. Today, teachers hold an important and unique position, for they are required to have an understanding of the laws and regulations in which to detect and report any suspected cases of child abuse....   [tags: Detecting Child Abuse]

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The Myth Of Race By Harriet Jacobs

- Biological or an Essence. How Harriet Jacobs Deconstructed the Myth of Race A prevalent belief during the Enlightenment, a time of great learning and science, was that Africans were an inhumane species, only fit for slavery. Race determined slavery, it was treated as a biological essence that accounted for unbridgeable cultural differences. Race also determined the “whiteness” or “otherness” of an individual (Blevins-Faery 10).The differences Europeans observed in Africans left them to believe African cultures were inferior, attributing the differences to skin color....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, Racism]

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Children And Their Aging Parents

- According to Matthijs Kalmijn (2007), the support provided by children to their aging parents is affected by the parent’s gender and more specifically, the parents’ differing levels of investment and marriage protection during the course of their lives (p. 1080). It was found that levels of investment and marriage protection are proportional with the amount of contact and support they receive from children later in life. Investment is defined as the amount of the time parents spend with children during their formative years (p....   [tags: Marriage, Mother, Divorce, Family]

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Race Is Not An Essence

- A prevalent belief during the Enlightenment, a time of great learning and science, was that Africans were an inhumane species, only fit for slavery. Race determined slavery, it was treated as a biological essence that accounted for unbridgeable cultural differences. Race also determined the “whiteness” or “otherness” of an individual (Blevins-Faery 10).The differences Europeans observed in Africans left them to believe African cultures were inferior, attributing the differences to skin color....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, Racism]

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Does Changing Gender Role Affect Family Relationship?

- Does changing gender role affect family relationship or will it be beneficial. Gender as a social construction has become one of the most mentioned topic in today’s society. In fact, gender as a social construction has given a lot of disadvantages too many women, men, and families. With it rigid definition create by traditional cultures that state what it means to be a man and women or the perfect gender role that a father and mother should have. This conversation has cause a controversy in many marital relationship, families and community....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Transgender, Masculinity]

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The 100 Years Show By Carmen Herrera

- Age is only but a number for many optimistic people; especially for those people who defy the typical social standards that the elderly are not able to keep up with the younger generations due to retirement and health issues. The same optimistic elderly defy these standards by maintaining an active participation in an activity meaningful to them and acquiring respect for that activity by younger generations while also reaching the impressive status as a centenarian. Exceeding expectations for centenarians is shown through the short documentary, called The 100 Years Show, that depicts the life of a Cuban artist named Carmen Herrera, who at the time the documentary was filmed was 99 years old....   [tags: Old age, Gerontology, Ageing, Alzheimer's disease]

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The State Of Indiana

- The state of Indiana has also created laws to help prevent and intervene in elder abuse. One of these laws includes making everybody in the state of Indiana a mandated reporter. This means that if any Indiana resident witnesses or suspects elder abuse, they are legally required to report it to the proper authorities. Failure to report can result in class B misdemeanor charges being brought against this person (Family and Social Services Administration, 2016). It is a class A misdemeanor to financially exploit a person in Indiana and if the value exceeds $10,000 or the person is 65 or older, the charge becomes a level 6 felony (Adult Protective Services, 2016)....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Social justice, Abuse]

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Elder Abuse, Neglect, And Neglect

- Today, in America the population of older people is being seen as more active and more independent. Also, older people are living longer and are in better health. However, just as the population of older people is growing in America, so is the hidden issue of elder abuse, exploitation, and neglect. Elder abuse is an issue that affects the physical, mental, and emotional mentality of all older people no matter their race, gender, social class or religion. Until services like the justice system, health care professionals, and social service agencies work together to address this issue, elder abuse will continue to burden the ones we love so dearly....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Gerontology, Physical abuse]

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Child Abuse And Its Effect On Children

- When getting these types of call is important in my view. To be able to get the suspect in the act or even attend to care for the minor. When getting to the house I would make sure to park away from the house without lights on and sirens because if you park close to the home with all that on the suspect may run away from the sense. Another big one is that the suspect may have the opportunity to hide evidence. Child abuse is something that in my personal view I feel like a child does not have to go through that....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Psychological abuse, Bullying]

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