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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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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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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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Society in The Giver by Lois Lowry

- The society of “The Giver” was much like ours at one time, but they decided to get rid of all the pain, fear, hatred, and war this type of society is called futuristic. Everyone is given a job at the age of twelve, they continue school during their training with the job they were given by the Chief Elders, and the Chief Elders takes careful time to decide who gets what job. Every child receives a job that best fit them. Lois Lowry was inspired to write “The Giver” with her fascination with memory....   [tags: futuristic, job, society]

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Huck's Battle with Conscience in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

- The battle between what is right and what is wrong has proven to be a heavy subject from all aspects of history, but in some cases the conflict at hand may be internal. In Mark Twain’s 1884 novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn the title character yearns for answers about his own morals and principles. This coming of age novel follows the tale of a young boy, Huck, and a runaway slave, Jim. Mark Twain wrote this book as a direct sequel to his action packed and fun loving bestseller The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, written in 1876....   [tags: Mark Twain, battle between right & wrong]

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Caregivers' Behavior Contributes to Offspring Behavior

- Caregivers' Behavior Contributes to Offspring Behavior The field of violence prediction research has advanced to the point where predictions about serious criminal violence by men who have already committed one violent offense can be made with a considerable degree of accuracy (Rice, 414). This group, although a small proportion of the population, is a group whose violence is the focus of much societal concern. Research on the nature of psychotherapy is yielding new insights into a group of offenders who are highly prone to violence....   [tags: Biology Biological Research Papers]

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Effective Communication Among The Health Care Setting

- Communication is essential in all human interactions and is defined as an exchange of information between individuals through shared symbols and signs (Ruesch & Bateson, 1987). It encompasses not only verbal forms such as spoken words but also nonverbal forms which include facial expressions, body movements and gestures. Effective communication conforms to a person’s culture, ethnicity, age, psychological development and spiritual and religious beliefs in order to be understood properly. As today’s health care moves to a patient-centered approach, communication among nurses and patients is a top priority....   [tags: Developmental psychology]

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To What Extent is Reasoning between the Authoritative Firgure and the Subordinate Figure the Same?

- We always want to follow the leader. It has been programmed in us, probably since societies were founded. So it is to no surprise that knowledge and beliefs are different between these two positions. However, if they are different then can it be the same. In this paper I will be answering this question that follows: To what extent is reasoning between the authoritative figure and the subordinate figure the same. To do this I will be looking at two experiments, the Monster Experiment and the Milgram Experiment....   [tags: leader, society, experiment]

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Child Development in the First Twelve Months

- By our first birthday, fifty percent of essential qualities needed to survive are developed. About twenty percent of all child development is completed, and this is not only physically but also intellectually, linguistically, emotionally, and socially. The infant is truly a remarkable creature. We, as adolescents, still struggle to learn new material, yet as a baby everything is new. We are open to it, though, at that age. To think, we were all infants at one point. Child development during the first twelve months is the most determining segment of a person’s life....   [tags: Human Growth]

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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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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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Motherese in Language Aquisition

- Motherese in Language Aquisition 'Motherese' is known as 'Caretaker speech' or 'Parentese'; this is an important part of language acquisition. According to Sara Thorne's mastering advanced English language. Motherese means: the 'altered interaction of adults towards children'. Motherese is an important part of bringing up children. Because it gives children specific opportunities to take part in the discourse of speaking. In Motherese utterances are simplified; notation patterns are distinctive; extra information is given for clarification and questions invite direct participation....   [tags: Papers]

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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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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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The Bride Of An Albanian Man

- It is important that the bride of an Albanian man is a virgin (WNN - Women News Network, 2012). There is not much written or recorded on this topic but oral tradition and one that is continually held today within traditional Albanian homes is that the night on which a man and woman are married, they are to be brought back to the family of the man and are to have their marriage night of union within the family household. A towel is to be laid on top of the marriage bed sheets and it is expected that there be blood on the towel in order to prove that she was a virgin and that her husband was the one to break her hymen....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Albanian language, Wife]

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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 Gap Between Hispanic And American Cultures

- Culture can be found in every aspect of life, even if it is not easily identified. Culture can range from the way someone holds his or her head, to his or her taste in music, to the way he or she speaks. It is truly everywhere. American and Hispanic cultures have a multitude of similarities and differences. These similarities and differences set the two cultures apart. However, their similarities bridge the gap between Hispanic and American cultures. Thomas Wolf once said, “culture is arts elevated to a set of beliefs.” This is true in many cultures, including Hispanic and American cultures....   [tags: Family, Communication, Nuclear family]

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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 Effect of Alzheimer's on Elders

- Imagine a life where one does not recognize his family or friends. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is an escalating disease that damages mental function and memory. Symptoms of the disease usually begin slowly and worsen over time, interfering with daily tasks and one’s lifestyle. Alzheimer’s is the third leading cause of death. It has become “a significant health problem in the last twenty five years because of increasing life spans and the scientific recognition that significant memory loss is not a normal part of aging” (Akbar 8)....   [tags: most common form of dementia]

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Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: Sick Kid or Sick Parent?(4)

- Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: Sick Kid or Sick Parent?(4) In relating the details of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP), the initial reaction is usually shock, followed quickly by fascination. The reason for the latter is that the medical community has yet to make up their minds about what exactly MSBP is. The debate: psychiatric disorder v. child abuse. Essentially the arguments for both create a divide between the brain and behavior, though not relating the two. Munchausen Syndrome "is a condition manifest by persons feigning or inducing illness in themselves for no other apparent gain than adopting the sick role and thus exposing themselves to painful and sometimes damaging and disfigu...   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde

- In The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde revealed that animalistic traits can tint a character’s intellectual attributes. All of the characters possess an overwhelming desire which seems to diminish their morality. Wilde uses Jack Worthing’s animalistic behaviors to reveal that his animal self is damaging his intellectual self. The play is presented to show that the characters retain an exaggerated pleasure with food, which shows their pleasures in inanimate objects. Every character in the play is drawn into lustful relationships, thus mutilating their psychological self....   [tags: the importance of being earnest, oscar wilde]

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Absurdism in The Stranger by Albert Camus

- ... Also at the time of the funeral, the caretaker approached him and asked if he “would you like to see [his] mother one last time?’” (Camus 13), an offer he chose to decline. This developing indifference in Meursault’s character is what the reader is presented with as the book starts off. This excerpt from the novel shows his overall attitude towards the death of his mother, not wanting to see her for the last time before she is gone forever, which leads the reader to question the personality of this man....   [tags: personal relationships, family, relations]

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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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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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The Victorian Era Vs. Women

- Drastic changes in simple life As time as passed, life for women has changed drastically in their social and personal life. As researching about women and their lives in the Victorian era vs. Women today, I was able to get a grasp on how much has changed. From their simple everyday lives of what they wear and their hobbies, to their job duties and family life; so much as changed that show how powerful women were and still are today. Throughout my paper, I decided to focus mainly on the lives of women in the Victorian era and today including; dressing, living, marriage....   [tags: Victorian era, Social class, Marriage, Woman]

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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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Friendship in Oroonoko and Gulliver’s Travels

- The word ‘friend’ often carries vague connotations and assumptions that have no real purpose to the meaning of the word that is important here. Within the boundaries of a true friendship, the superiority of one individual over another should never be outward nor should one individual benefit at the other’s expense; also, an individual should not claim ownership over the other within a relationship termed a friendship. A relationship where an individual contains more power over another and asserts this power cannot be defined a friendship regardless of how kind each individual is to the other....   [tags: Oroonoko, Gulliver’s Travels]

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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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China During The Twentieth Century

- China in the twentieth century makes for a useful setting as Tan uses the time period to explain the complicated and bound condition of women. The novel takes place amidst a culturally confused China, one filled with too many opposing ideologies to function as a whole. Winnie describes her experience with the era: That’s how China was….Too busy fighting each other to fight together. And not just the Americans and the Chinese. The old revolutionaries, the new revolutionaries, the Kuomintang and the Communists, the warlords, the bandits, and the students--gwah....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Woman, Wife]

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Scenario on Social Learning Theory

- ... If the court finds that the accused is innocent of the offense, than this policy cold possible face legal problems including civil law sues. Our main goal is to protect the children and help provide them with the best positive future possible and leaving them in an abusive home is not going to help us achieve that goal in life. This abuse can also lead to the biological trait theory as well. The biological trait theory is when a child or children learn to act, talk, and behave the way that their parents, guardian, or caregiver does....   [tags: child protection, breaking the pattern]

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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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Alzheimer 's Disease : A Progressive Degenerative Form Of Dementia

- Frazier and Drzymkowski (2013) stated, “Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive degenerative form of dementia that produces the common symptoms of loss of mental and physical functioning” (p. 722). Alzheimer’s disease is on of the most common types of dementia (Frazier & Drzymkowski, 2013, p. 722) and is most common in those who are older than 65 years of age (Frazier & Drzymkowski, 2013, p. 722). Frazier and Drzymkowski (2013) stated, “incidence increases with people who are older than 80 years of age” (p....   [tags: Alzheimer's disease, Neurology]

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Imperialistic Presidential Office

- The United States presidents have always been an icon for leadership. Initiative is something crucial in the qualities of a president. They need to be able to step in when necessary and get things accomplished. The presidency has always changed depending on who is in office. The presidency is constantly changing with the help of the preceding presidents. Three influential men in the shaping of the oval office include Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Richard M. Nixon. Theodore Roosevelt can be argued to be the one that started off the imperialistic presidential office....   [tags: United States, president, Theodore Roosevelt]

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Video Games And Its Effects On Society

- Across the world of news and entertainment formats a lot of the focus is on the more serious forms of crimes and victimization, ignoring images of violent and frequently sexual interpersonal offending. Media, such as the news outlets, focus on what will bring them the highest ratings no matter how they manipulate and distort the truth. It isn’t just the media that can change the views about crime. Movies and video games can shape young and old minds about how they view crimes. It can even come at a negative price, when people start to reenact what is in movies and video games....   [tags: Crime, Crimes, Capital punishment]

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The Stranger By Albert Camus

- Themes appear in almost every form of literature. In Albert Camus’s The Stranger there are multiple different themes that could be interpreted. The theme that installs itself right when the book starts and stays relevant until the last page is isolation. A scholarly recourse taken from Journal of Health and Social Behavior explains the indicators of social isolation including “living alone, having a small social network, infrequent participation in social activities, and feelings of loneliness” All of these except the last one are traits of Meursault....   [tags: Albert Camus, The Stranger, Feeling, Emotion]

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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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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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Child Custody Evaluations

- Child custody is a difficult and sensitive matter. During the disputes people go through multiple interviews, background checks, and other privacy invading matters. Child custody evaluations are need when parents are divorcing. This is all done in order to obtain custody of one or more children. The children do not have to be the parents biological children in order to be able to fight for custody of the child. In the evaluations multiple factors are taken into consideration. Through the entire process the most important aspect about the outcome of the evaluations, is that the child’s best interest is always the main factor....   [tags: Interviews, Background Checks, Privacy]

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Family Health Nursing : The Nucleus Of Any Nursing Practice

- Family health nursing is the nucleus of any nursing practice. It is utilized in all aspects of healthcare. Health and illnesses affect the family as a whole. It is a major family event when one or more of the family members are involved with a medical problem. This affects the health of the individual members and vice versa. Support for the family is just as important as it is for the patient. Health care effectiveness is improved when emphasis is placed on the family. A nurse plays a critical role with the interventions of family health care....   [tags: Nursing, Family, Death, Nurse]

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Parent-Child Relationship

- Parent-Child Relationships The topic I have chosen for my paper is that of relationship between parents and children. Some of the points that I will be discussing are child abuse, child neglect and how it can affect a child and the relationship with the parents. A parent-child relationship is a special relationship that has a huge effect on the way that the child will turn out. This relationship is formed through pregnancy, adoption, and step parenting. Parenting requires a great deal of adaptation....   [tags: Papers Parenting Children Essays ]

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We Must Prevent Child Abuse

- With the abundance of issues that currently surround the citizens of this country, decisions must be made when it comes to prioritizing these challenges in order to most effectively solve them. Different groups of people have varying views in terms of what is most important to work on. Due to this disagreement, there is a standstill and some issues are left to grow while they are overshadowed. While the United States government focuses their attention mainly on the economy and foreign affairs, the issue of protecting children from abuse and neglect is an ongoing struggle that needs to be more acknowledged....   [tags: social issues, parental roles]

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Taking Care of Animals: Kill Versus No-Kill Shelter

- ... A no-kill shelter probably started as a wonderful idea, but was soon turned into a very bad thing. The idea of a no-kill shelter is that any animals that is well-tempered enough or healthy enough to be adopted out, would be. The negative aspect of no-kill shelters is that once they run out of room to place the animals, a few things start happening. When shelters are filled to capacity, they are forced to turn away animals in need. These animals that are turned away are left on the streets or in the hand or irresponsible owners who cannot properly take care of these animals....   [tags: pets, caretakers, animal cruelty]

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The Structure and Underlining Meanings of Rapunzel by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

- The Structure and Underlining Meanings of Rapunzel by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm The story of Rapunzel, by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, has the same basic structure as all other fairy tales born from the oral tradition; what is commonly referred to as the opening, main part and ending, is the foundation of the tale. It is around this clearly defined three-part structure of the plot, that invisible layers of meaning exist – often very different for each reader. Between the clever design of the plot – which allows several stories to surface within a seeming individual tale – and multiple layers underneath the literal action, exists a limitless journey of personal exploration....   [tags: Grimm Brothers Fairytales Rapunzel Essays]

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The Wrath of Society

- In the book “The Stranger,” Albert Camus portrays Meursault, the main character, as one who shows indifference towards the moral standards set in place by society. Because of this indifference, he does not restrain his actions based upon what society would think of him. Thus, his failure to abide by society’s norms, as seen when he is interviewed by the magistrate, during his court case, and when he “talks with the magistrate, leads him to his downfall. Meursault’s failure to fit within society’s guidelines begins to lead to his downfall, as can be seen when he talks with the magistrate....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Loyalty and Ignorance of Emilia In Shakespeare's Othello

- Emilia is a minor but necessary character in Shakespeare’s Othello. She battles playing the role of a loyal wife and caretaker, while possessing inner strength to rebel against society and man’s invisible reign on woman. Emilia is a wife to Iago, a caretaker to Desdemona but most importantly she is a lady of potency and character. Through these qualities Emilia unwillingly follows her wifely obligations to Iago, but additionally develops a strong relationship with Desdemona. This connection between the two women, allows Emilia to hold Shakespeare’s key to the entire tragic plot....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparison of Essays About a Woman's Role in Society

- In the present, as well as in the past, it has been thought that women are held to a different set of standards than men, simply because they do not measure up. This is not only true in real life situations, but also in the media. The harsh reality is that a majority of the worlds’ population believe these false ideas. In the essays “The Smurfette Principal” by Katha Pollitt, “Two Ways a Woman Can Get Hurt” by Jean Kilbourne, “The Wonder Woman Precedent: Female (Super)Heroism on Trial” by Julie O’Reilly, “Taking a Bite Out of Twilight” by Carmen Siering, and “From Multicultural Barbie and the Merchandising of Difference” by Ann Ducille, they discuss several different ways in which the idea t...   [tags: Women Roles, Essays, Analysis]

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How Does Meursault Become an Existentialist Hero?

- Meursault is the protagonist and narrator in Albert Camus' The Outsider, and at first notice, he is seen to be someone who is rather 'colourless', emitting a very boring and uninteresting aura. It is during his time spent in prison (convicted of a murder which wasn't cold-blooded, but rather one that was due to a chain of events) that he becomes an existentialist hero. Right from the start of the novel, Meursault is introduced to the reader as a person that is distant. For one, he doesn't even know the day his own mother died[1]....   [tags: Literature Review ]

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The Effects Of Child Abuse On Children 's Health And Welfare

- Did you know many people commit child abuse, child neglect, and also sexual abuse. The type of things parents or caregivers do is neglect their loved ones like they don’t love them anymore. Child abuse is one of the most outrageous things in the world, knowing both the facts and some children’s stories might change your life for the better. In this research paper you will read what child abuse is, what can happen to a child who is being abused, and who a person can contact if a child is being abused....   [tags: Child abuse, Domestic violence, Abuse]

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The Id, Ego and Superego Shown in Frankenstein and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

- Frankenstein: the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson both show Freud’s ideas of Id, Ego and Superego as well as of innate desire. Frankenstein: the Modern Prometheus shows Freud's stages of psychosexual development. Collectively both novels should be considered Freudian through these ideas. Jekyll and Hyde works as a symbolic portrayal of the goodness and evil that resides in equal measure within the soul of a man. It pre-empted Freudian psychoanalysis by twenty-five years and yet is similar to some of his theories....   [tags: Frankenstein Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde]

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The Politics Of Family By Robert Kuttner

- As century pass by generation also pass their traditional values to the next generation. some people still think the way their ancestors thought and believe in what they believed in. During the beginning of 1890 people couldn’t have premarital sex, women had to be the caretaker while men was the breadwinner. during this century those perspective have changed argued Stephanie Coontz the author of “The American Family”. Coontz believe women should have more freedom and there should be gender equality....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Mother, Family law]

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Shaken Baby Syndrome

- Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is an incident that will forever change and affect the victimized child dramatically. Most normal children are able to develop normally without deficits in areas of occupations or performance skills, but a child with SBS may never be the same. The lasting effects of Shaken Baby Syndrome impact a child’s life in areas of occupations such as social participation, play, and education. Characteristics of Shaken Baby Syndrome Etiology Shaken Baby Syndrome is, “a condition of whiplash-type injuries, ranging from bruises on the arms and trunk to retinal hemorrhages or convulsions, as observed in infants and children who have been violently shake; a form of child abuse th...   [tags: whiplash-type injuries, caretakers]

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Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

- "Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri Through her tasteful selection of contemporary Indian influenced prose pieces, Jhumpa Lahiri traces the unique journey of Indian families established in America. Focusing on the intergenerational aspect of traditional households, Lahiri conveys the emotional rollercoaster that accompanies a person who is branded as a foreigner. In America, there exists a common misconception that immigrants who arrive in this country fully assimilate or seek to assimilate as time progresses....   [tags: World Literature]

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Victims of Society in The Outsider and Antigone

- Victims of Society in The Outsider and Antigone Both Meursault and Antigone are the protagonists in their stories. They have much in common, such as the fact that they explain their impending deaths as decided by fate, even though each seems to have an easy way of surviving. Both are willing to die for what they believe is right. The concept of fate is quite different between the texts. In Antigone, a Chorus tells you at the beginning of the play that Antigone will die. Antigone uses the excuse of fate to explain her own death to Creon, where as in The Outsider fate is much more subtle....   [tags: Meursault Antigone Literature Plays Essays]

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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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The Reflection of Kubric's "The Shining"

- The Reflection of Kubrick’s The Shining Many people today have read Stephen King’s horror novel The Shining and enjoyed his use of literary devices, but what about the techniques that transferred into Stanley Kubrick’s film. First, The Shining is about an already dysfunctional family, that move into a hotel because the father, Jack Torrence, has gotten a job as the caretaker of the hotel. Before taking the job, Jack is informed that the previous caretaker got “cabin fever” and killed his entire family....   [tags: film, cinematography]

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A Comparison of The Signalman by Charles Dickens, The Red Room by H.G. Wells and The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs

- A Comparison of The Signalman by Charles Dickens, The Red Room by H.G. Wells and The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs Works Cited Missing All these stories were written in the Victorian era and ghost stories were popular. The reasons that ghost stories were popular was because people were learning to read and write, there was not much entertainment and people had a fascination of supernatural events....   [tags: Papers]

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Democracy and Accountability: Making the Transition from an Authoritarian Regime

- The need to acquire human rights can, at times, motivate social and political groups to move mountains. In the 1980s, authoritarian regimes were representative of these large obstacles. This struggle is not new to Latin Americans. Throughout their history, from slavery, which still exists today, to political and religious oppression, Latin Americans have continually fought to gain basic human rights. Americans have come to see these rights as rooted in life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness....   [tags: latin americans, polarization, guerillas]

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The Four Kinds of Attachments

- Ever wondered, why instinctively you knew that being very close to your parents or caregivers was so vital to your survival. Why did you feel like you were dying when you were not near them and when they would walk away from you just being in reach distance, you felt like you were lacking oxygen. There is a scientific explanation for all of this, it is called something that we all heard of before but do not know the psychological aspect of it. It is called attachment. There are four kinds of attachments....   [tags: secure, insecure, ambivalent]

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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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Ralph Waldo Emerson 's A Good Man

- Ralph Waldo Emerson said “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” “In a Good Man is Hard To Find” the Grandmother expresses herself as a lady of upmost standards. In actuality, she lives as a Grandmother from the old South whose mouth runs on its own. The Metamorphosis includes Gregor Samsa a self-proclaimed family man who tries to take on all of the responsibilities in the Samsa household. His way of living seems great for everyone, but at the same time does not seem necessary....   [tags: Family, The Metamorphosis, Gregor Samsa]

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Pablo Picasso and Cubic Art

- Hindu believes women are creator, caretaker, destroyer and a lover. Such beliefs are common in both eastern culture and western tradition that can be seen represented in different canvases of many famous artists. From renaissance Michelangelo Angelo to abstract Pablo Picasso, artists have always painted women in different circles of life explaining different paradox of emotional feelings, spiritual beliefs, and physical representations. Explaining such themes in balanced form and in limited canvases was not possible without abstract thinking and imaginative hard work....   [tags: Visual Arts]

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Analysis Of Homer 's First Time Again

- Double Binds Lead to Unfair Criticism Gender stereotypes are vastly present throughout the Walking Dead. Each of these characters plays an important role to the plot of the show. The episode “First Time Again” follows a ride as the group fends off their lives against horrid zombies. Some characters follow the nature as being masculine, while other characters tend to be more feminine. The characters shown in the Walking Dead resemble common gender stereotypes through the way they portray themselves....   [tags: Stereotype, Gender, Stereotypes, Leadership]

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- Paedophilia: comes from the Greek word; paidophilia, which means friendship. But such a meaning denies the true horror of their beliefs and actions. A paedophile is a person who fantasies about having a relationship with young children. It is a person with a dark, destructive and a disturbed mind. Society in general is revolted by these people but they are encouraged to view it with understanding. Many health officials describe it as a mental illness that has no known cure. This is why they have to hide their tendencies from public view....   [tags: Sexual Criminals]

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A Worker With Hospice Of Springville

- Kathy Scott is a hospice social worker with Hospice of Springville. She is a thirty-three year old Caucasian woman from a middle-class family. Kathy has a master’s degree in both theology and social work. Kathy Scott is an experienced social worker with eight years of hospice work and two years of pediatric team. Kathy is a respected colleague that is thoughtful and reflective. Evelyn Brampton is a twice married single parent currently facing her second divorce. The first divorce is connected to Timmy’s birth and illness....   [tags: Medicine, Hospital, Mental retardation]

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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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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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Choice Versus Coercion In Toni Morrison's Sulla

- Choice Versus Coercion In Arlie Russell Hochschild’s, “Love and Gold,” she depicts the economic influences that turn choices of mothers in Third World countries into a precondition. Similarly, in Toni Morrison’s, Sula, a recurring theme of the struggle between independence, the ability to choose, and doing what’s best for others, or coerced decisions, is imminent throughout the entire novel and revolved around the main character, Sula. Often times the factor that weighs down choice is responsibility....   [tags: Third World, Second World, First World, Choice]

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The Outsider

- Albert Camus states that “In our society any man who doesn’t cry at his mother’s funeral is liable to be condemned to death” (Camus, 18). In the book The Outsider, Meursault defies local convention by not showing the sadness that is expected of him at his mother’s funeral. Ultimately, his life is dependant on this very decision of whether or not to show emotion. In the society that Meursault lives in, one is expected to conform to their standards and social norms. Anyone who deviates from these norms is considered an outcast and destined to die at the hands of society....   [tags: Character Analysis, Meursault ]

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The Shinning by Stephen King

- In the horror genre, there are many concepts that can contribute to horrifying the audience. A common fear for most is the fear of the unknown or that of which cannot be seen such as what lies beyond the world people cannot see. It can raise question of what may cross the line into ghosts or "supernatural" territory. There could be tons of reasons as to why something could be portrayed as haunted. In the film The Shining by Stephen King, the Overlook Hotel calls to Jack Torrance to come back to the hotel and fulfill his duty as caretaker of that hotel....   [tags: supernatural, ghosts, film, horror genre]

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Huckleberry Finn Analysis Essay

- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Analysis Essay “The situation of the orphan is truly the worst, you’re a child, powerless, with no protectors or guides. It’s the most vulnerable position you can be in, to see someone overcome those odds tells us something about the human spirit. They are often depicted as the kindest or most clever of characters.” Michelle Boisseau describes how important these types of characters are. In a Sunday Times article, she states that a lot of the stories and novels are considered to be apologues about orphans becoming the hero of the book....   [tags: analytical essays, literary criticism]

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Notes On ' Good Will Hunting '

- Helpful Background: Attachment Theory Applied to "Good Will Hunting" Will Hunting has a classic attachment disorder. Abused as a child, he has trouble developing meaningful and appropriate relationships with adults and women. His only friends are among a group of young men his own age who cannot begin to compete with his intelligence. He has no empathy for people outside his close group of friends. He cannot manage his basic emotions, such as anger. If he has a disagreement with someone or if he dislikes them, he will assault them either verbally or physically....   [tags: Psychology, Emotion, Attachment theory, Love]

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Sex Trafficking in Cambodia: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine by Somaly Mam

- “Some girls come to us beaten half to death. They are so young. They have marks that are worse than anything I have ever endured.” (Mam 166). Throughout the world, traffickers coerce and abduct women and children into the sex trade. Traffickers then trade and sell these women for the use of sexual exploitation (Mace Venneberg, and Amell 336). As many as 20 million people are involved in the global sex trade at any given time (Nawyn, Birdal, and Glogower 56). Though sex trafficking is acknowledged as an issue throughout the world, it continues to become even more extreme....   [tags: sex trade, mass trafficking, women]

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Pride And Prejudge By Jane Austen

- I wish that I would not overthink or worry too much. I tend to over analyze things which sometimes leads to trusting people more than I should. In Pride and Prejudge by Jane Austen, one of the main characters, Jane Bennet, struggles with being too kind, and very trusting of others. “Jane’s delicate sense of honour would not allow her to speak to Elizabeth privately of what Lydia had let fall; Elizabeth was glad of it; till it appeared whether her inquires would receive any satisfaction, she had rather be without a confidante” (Austen 238)....   [tags: Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen]

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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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The Effects of Parental Addiction of AOD on Children

- Drug and alcohol abuse has become a worldwide epidemic within today’s society. The battle against drugs and alcohol is not going to diminish. Therefore, we as a society need to work together to address these problems while incorporating successful treatment plans and services for these individuals. The addiction to these substances does not only effect oneself, but can also have profound consequences for the children and families. When children are involved in a family structure that abuses alcohol or drugs an array of dysfunction becomes evident....   [tags: drug, alcohol abuse, child maltreatment]

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Lady Capulet in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

- Lady Capulet in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet A woman during the 16th century did not have the freedoms that a woman today enjoys. During Shakespeare’s life wives were not allowed the independence they take pleasure in today. Therefore, the role of the mother for Juliet in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is not commanding or authoritative because of the time period Shakespeare lived. The role of a wife must be looked at in order to understand and appreciate Juliet’s mother. When a couple was married during the 16th century, Susan Amussen said it was the beginning of a partnership, but not one of equal proportions....   [tags: William Shakespeare]

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Animal Rights Of Zoos And Aquariums

- Ever since the dawn of human civilization, people have enclosed animals for their own personal enjoyment. In modern times, animals are now kept in zoos and aquariums not just for entertainment, but also for preventing the extinction of a diversity of species. For the past few decades, animal rights activists have been disputing whether or not if these captive areas have been benefiting the animals or if they are just depriving them from their natural rights. Even though supporters of zoos and aquariums argue that these isolated environments improve animals’ lives; the emotional state, habitat, and nutrition change drastically causing problems for the captive animals....   [tags: Animal rights, Animal welfare, Extinction]

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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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A Path to Education

- A Path to Education Life is unpredictable and there are an infinite number of paths for one to choose from as they journey through life. One “trail” that seems to be a popular choice to travel is that of an educator. Why is this. What makes the sharing of knowledge so special. Perhaps there is an unparalleled joy in enlightening someone else. Perhaps it is a combination of unlimited elements that drives individuals to be educators. And perhaps there is no one sure answer to these questions....   [tags: Teaching School Philosophy Essays]

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Child Abuse And Neglect Is Defined By Federal Law

- Child abuse and neglect is defined by federal law as any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation or an act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk of serious harm. Child abuse and neglect is something that isn’t new to the general public, though it is a subject that is taken lightly. There is no solitary form of child abuse and neglect it comes in all forms; which actually most of the time transitions to other forms of abuse or neglect....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Neglect, Domestic violence]

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