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The Kitty Genovese Case Analysis

- The Kitty Genovese case still shocks us to this day even after 50 years of its occurrence. Why is it that he story made the Genovese murder front-page news around the world. Maybe because after the story was published people were shocked at how 38 people saw the crime and did nothing to stop it. On the night of March, 1964 Kitty Genovese was brutally stabbed to death. There are at least three factors that make Kitty Genovese’s murder unforgettable. First, it was a random act without reason. Second, the brutality of the crime, which consisted of three separate attacks where she endured several stab wounds in a period of half an hour....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese, Attack, Ethics]

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Bystander Effect After The Murder Of Kitty Genovese

- Bibb Latané and John Darley, two psychologists, studied the bystander effect during their experimentation after the murder of Kitty Genovese. The Bystander Effect refers to the effect that bystanders have during the intervention of an emergency. Latané and Darley used a series of experiments to look at different aspects of the bystander effect; The series of experiments included smoke, a lady in distress, hand in the till, stolen beer, “children don’t fight like that,” and fit to be tried (Latané & Darley, 1970)....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese]

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Who Was Kitty Genovese And Why Is Her Death Still Discussed Through Criminal Justice Studies Today?

- 1. Who was Kitty Genovese and why is her death still discussed in criminal justice studies today. Catherine Genovese also known as Kitty was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 7, 1935. Her parents’ names were Vincent and Rachel Genovese. Kitty was known for the energy and enthusiasm of life. In her school, she was a popular person who enjoyed her English and music classes and was also known as a chatterbox. This young girl was charming and attractive that she was elected between her all girl high school and her graduating class of 712 students as the “Class Cut-Up” in 1953....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese]

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The Kitty Genovese Murder Case

- On March 13, 1964 a woman by the name of Catherine “Kitty” Genovese was coming back to her apartment in Queens, New York at 3:00 a.m. when she was impaled to death by a serial killer. According to the news, the said attack was about 30 minutes long. During the attack, Kitty Genovese screamed for help numerous times. The killer left the scene when the attention of a neighbor was attracted. Ten minutes later, the killer returned to the scene and murdered Genovese. It came to attention that 38 people witnessed the attack and murder, but all thirty-eight failed to report it until after the murder....   [tags: the bystander effect]

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Aunt Kitty

- He chatted about his relationship with this democratic river, that was most often lazy and whispery, and rarely in a testy mood. “Just about where the GW Bridge stands, it’s like an old man awakening from a nap sensing its approach to the turbulent Atlantic, it takes on a youthful vigor.” “It’s almost poetry I’m hearing, said Aunt Kitty looking toward the silver bridge. “More like the makings of a Barcarolle,” he laughed. He turned to her, becoming serious and almost in a whisper he said rapidly, “I must talk to you....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Kitty Genovese ' Murder Became The Crime

- On the morning of March 13th, 1964, 28-year-old Catherine “Kitty” Genovese was on her way home from work when she was suddenly attacked (Rosner & Zheng, 2004). Like any person in her situation, Kitty screamed hoping that one of the residents in her 10-story apartment would come to her rescue. Unfortunately, no one did and she was stabbed, raped, and ultimately left for dead. Days later, the New York Times published an article claiming that 38 people witnessed Kitty’s murder. Thus, what was once a relatively unknown crime became a national headline with people from all parts of the country weighing in on what happened....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Question, Transgender]

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Mrs. Kitty 's Life Story

- Mrs. Kitty’s Life Story Introduction Humans experience many changes throughout the life span. Humans go through emotional and physical changes as they grow older. Life experiences could either leave a positive or a negative impact on humans. In this paper, I am going to discuss Mrs. Kitty’s life story as told by her during our interview. Mrs. Kitty is a 77 year-old Caucasian female. She is a resident in a nursing home. As she recounts, she went through many changes throughout her life. Therefore, I am going to provide a reminiscence overview, major life events that have occurred during Mrs....   [tags: Old age, Middle age, Gerontology]

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The Need for Clean and Unpolluted Water: Kitty Hach Darrow

- Water is one of the most important things in this universe. It is used in everyday life, and without it, there would be no life on this planet. But, to be able to use the water efficiently, it needs to be clean and unpolluted. One woman realized that all across America people needed something to purify their water with. So, she and her husband set out on a mission to create a chemical company for water analyzation. Her name was Katherine Hach Darrow. Kathrine (Kitty) Hach Darrow was born in 1922....   [tags: biography, water analyzing]

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Sex Kitty, By Denise Uyehara The Playwright And Actress Performed A Solo Piece

- Denise Uyehara the playwright and actress performed a solo piece “Hello Sex Kitty” that delved into the issues of “sexuality, dating, domestic violence, and the AIDS epidemic by portraying several vastly different caricatures of Asian women and men” (Lee 173). She relates these issues to the female identity through a comedic, sexual, and realism performance. Denise Uyehara broke down the fourth wall and included audience participation in her performance in order to further involve the audience in her journey of the “borderless identity” (Lee 171)....   [tags: Vegetable, Fruit, Tomato, Japanese tea ceremony]

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The Dead Kitty in Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite)

- The Dead Kitty in Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat (Favourite) Gray's "Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes" is a story of a curious cat that ends up in Purrgitory (ha ha). Gray uses not only formalistic literary devices, but he also uses dialog. As Gray speaks to the reader, he uses word choice and allusions to convey the correlation between women and cats. Word choice plays a major roll in this poem, due to the fact that it helps set up allusion and other literary devices....   [tags: Ode to the Death of a Favorite Cat Essays]

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Anomie : Catherine Genovese And The Lack Of Societal Responsibilities

- Anomie: Catherine Genovese and the Lack of Societal Responsibilities Morgan R. Danke Pima Community College Author Note This Paper was prepared for Criminology, AJS 225, taught by Professor Morris. Abstract In 1964 Catherine ‘Kitty’ Genovese was murdered and raped outside of her New York apartment in the early morning hours of 3 a.m. Her case was one that shocked all of America to its very core. The killer and the witnesses to the crime show the start of disassociation within society in the three theories that are applied throughout the following pages: Rational Choice, Anomie and Routine Activity....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese]

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The Bystander Effect Is An Element Of Social Psychology

- The bystander effect is a phenomenon in our society in which people will most likely not help a victim when there are other people around, making you a bystander. One of the most used examples was the case of Kitty Genovese. The New Yorker reported that she was stabbed to death in New York City, and 38 eyewitnesses did not try to help in any way. If people are informed about this social phenomenon then there is a better chance that more people will break this unwritten rule. The course would be largely based off studies already published, starting with the 1968 study based on Kitty Genovese’s murder case, Axel Casian, Esmin Green, Hugo Alfred Tale-Yax and other popular cases where individual...   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese]

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The Bystander Effect On Social Psychology

- The bystander effect is a key issue of interest in social psychology. A variety of theories have been suggested by psychologists in an attempt to explain this social phenomenon which describes cases where the presence of others inhibits individuals helping a victim. One such theory suggested is the diffusion of responsibility (Latané & Darley, 1968). This essay will explain, assess and evaluate supporting and disputing evidence before concluding whether the bystander effect is caused by the diffusion of responsibility....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese]

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An Explanation Of The Bystander Effect

- Most of us would like to think of ourselves as decent, helpful people. We proclaim that we would never turn our backs on someone in obvious need of help-or would we. In fact, any of us, when faced with a person who seems to be in trouble, do nothing. To explain this, the term bystander effect was coined by sociologist and psychologists. It is a psycho-social phenomenon that suggest the more people there are present at a scene of emergency, the less likely they are to help. In the mind of the individuals in the group, a common unconscious thought occurs: “This group is really big; surely someone has dealt with the situation or eventually will”....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese]

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Traditional Virtue Of Chinese Culture

- Three Character Classic is a book recording Chinese classics, illustrating traditional virtue of Chinese culture, reminding us of how we should behave by our ancestors. One of the most representative sentence is that “Man at birth is fundamentally good in nature”. We tend to help those who suffer, not for anything solid but because we are born to be good. Because it is so well-written, people tend to remember the beauty of words, neglecting the importance of applying it in life. On 13 October 2011, two vehicle driver was plead guilty for the death of Wang Yue, a two-year-old girl, daughter of my cousin, who was later announced dead....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese]

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Apathy And Neglect By J.k. Rowling

- Author, J.K. Rowling once stated, “Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.” Imagine you are waiting to cross a street, a blind man is standing in front of you.The begins to cross the street even though the light has not changed in his favor, he seems to be in no danger until you see a car about a half mile away speeding towards him. Totally unaware of the situation, the man continues walking across the street. As you and many others watch he is hit by the car....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese, Stoicism]

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Effect Of Bystander Effect On Children

- Bystander effect refers to the instance in which there is an emergency and people witnessing don’t respond when there are others around witnessing the same event. This happens because of pluralistic ignorance which is when people assume that there is nothing wrong because others surrounding them don’t look concerned. Two researchers, Latan and Darley, conducted an experiment to further study the bystander effect. In this experiment, Latan and Darley took multiple college students and one at a time, put them into cubicles....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese, Witness]

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An Examination Of Prosocial Behavior Theory

- On Friday, March 13, 1964, around 3:15 a.m., in Kew Gardens, located in Queens, New York, Katherine “Kitty” Genovese walks home from the end of her job shift, is attacked and screams before she William Moseley murders her. However, a large number of neighbors hear her cries for assistance, and details differ as to how many people call the police. Subsequently, a single witness who hears Kitty scream ultimately makes the call for police assistance. This situation prompts the phenomenon of the bystander effect, which suggests there is a diffusion of responsibility (John Darley and Bibb Latané, 1968)....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese, Psychology]

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The Factors That Influence The Choices We Make?

- What are some of the factors that influence the choices we make. Several reasons why people make profound decisions include their past experiences, subjective bias, and individual differences, such as gender and socioeconomic status. In fact, a study shows that age influences decision making, and that older adults prefer fewer choices than younger adults (Reed, Mikels, & Simon, 2008). However, the decision making process is typically quite specific to the particular decision in question. Vying to solve a tough problem will lead an individual to attempt different methods to solve their problem than a simple task would....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese, Human]

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Social Psychology : Human Aggression And Egocentric Attitude Together With The Mass Destruction

- Human beings can be unpleasant, selfish and inconsiderate in their treatment of other people. Also, the manifestations of human aggression and egocentric attitude together with the mass destruction effected by War propelled Sigmund Freud to believe that people are aggressive by nature ( ). Humans habitually act to benefit other people in an act exemplified as prosocial behavior. Behaviors such as sharing personal resources, helping someone in need, volunteering time, effort, expertise and cooperating with others in an attempt to achieve a common goal ( )....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese, Psychology]

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Gender Stereotype: Gender in The Toy Store

- Envision yourself entering a toy department and noticing numerous diverse aisles. In one aisle, you encounter toys packaged in complementary and color triads colors that include building sets (such as “LEGO”, “LEGO Super Heroes”, and “Angry Birds”) and a wide selection of action figures—Spider Man, Transformers, The Dark Knight, Power Rangers, etc. In the next aisle, adjacent to the aisle with complementary and color triads colors, you find toys packaged in shades of pink and purple. These toys range from “Hello Kitty” dolls to “Barbie Dream” house play sets....   [tags: hello kitty, barbie dream, children]

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An Analysis Of Robert Frost 's Poem ' Mending Wall '

- Three Isolated Stories Human contact is considered to be one of the worst elements of life to be deprived of. In nearly all prison systems, isolation is the punishment given to inmates who commit the worst offenses. It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that such reclusiveness is the theme of many literary works and essays. In one, a man insists a wall be kept up between himself and his neighbor, all because of his father’s mantra. In another, there 's a young woman, murdered brutally in the street, while all of her neighbors watch in horror, but make no move to help....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese, Girl, Woman]

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Crime Reporting Has Long Been A Central Part Of News Coverage

- ENG-1010 Asefaw,Simen Winston Moseley Crime reporting has long been a central part of news coverage in free press societies because crime stories are usually newsworthy. Since 1964 there have been many newspapers and articles written about the remorseless Winston Moseley. Moseley was born on March 2,1935 in New York City. He was married and had two children. Moseley owned a house in Queens and worked at Mt.Vernon in nearby Westchester county as a machine operator....   [tags: Life imprisonment, Prison, Murder, Kitty Genovese]

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The Bystander Effect Of A Blind Eye

- The Bystander Effect 1) In your opinion, what causes people to turn a blind eye when they see others in danger. I think that due to the reactions of others, some people may not want to look foolish by coming to the aid of someone that may be play acting. They may believe that if something serious was truly happening, someone else would definitely have done something about it already. Also, if there are indeed others around, it is common to look to them to gauge their reaction towards the situation....   [tags: Bystander effect, Kitty Genovese]

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William Golding 's Lord Of The Flies

- Witness Behavior Do we ever really know how we will act when put into a hectic situation. Some may be calm and collected in times of need and step up as a leader; others may fall under the pressures put upon them. Though the boys from William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, all react very differently in their particular situation, they all have one thing in common; they all fall victim of becoming a bystander. When looking at John Darley and Bibb Latane experiments on witness behavior, one can easily see that the boys on the island fell into what we know as the bystander effect, while stranded on the island....   [tags: Bystander effect, Psychology, Kitty Genovese]

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The Murder They Heard By Stanley Milgram And Paul Hollander

- The article “The Murder They Heard” written by Stanley Milgram and Paul Hollander is a response to the article that Martin Gansberg “38 Who Saw Murder Didn’t Call the Police”. Milgram and Hollander explain why they do not agree that the neighbors of Catherine Genovese should have called the police. Milgram and Hollander give reasons why they disagree with Gansberg, and why I should agree with what they are saying. After reading both articles, I felt very conflicted with who I agree with, but after much deliberation, I realized that I agree more with Milgram and Hollander....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Kitty Genovese, Kew Gardens]

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The Last Rung On The Ladder By Stephen King

- Time can change everything including a person’s personality, which is shown in Stephen King’s ‘The Last Rung on the Ladder”, by portraying one of the main characters, Kitty. She goes through a profound change after her life begins to disintegrate. At the beginning of the story, she appears to be daring and trusting but later without her brother to help her, she becomes hopeless and weak who would rather jump from the top of a building than be tortured by life. Kitty is a daring person with strong willingness to undertake new things that might involve risks of danger....   [tags: Suicide, Suicide methods, Trust]

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Women’s Right to Choose: Marriage in Anna Karenina

- “Women are the only oppressed group in our society that lives in intimate association with their oppressors.” said American journalist Evelyn Cunningham. For centuries, women were considered inferior to their male counterparts and caged into the small bubble of the domestic sphere, left out of any advancements in politics or science. In protest, women would attempt to voice their opinions is various ways, such as going through their husbands, writing essays under a male alias, or just plainly defying society’s regulations....   [tags: Leo Tolstoy, Novel Analysis, Gender Roles]

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Anna Karenina

- In Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy presents marriage in a realistic sense, marriage is not an easy institution; couples must work through the rough patches in order for it to be strong; he also presents passion as a force that can have a positive influence, but simultaneously presents passion as a factor that can have a corrupting power on a person’s life. These two couples, Levin and Kitty and Vronsky and Anna, are compared throughout the course of the novel. Levin and Kitty differ from Anna and Vronsky because they do not communicate in the same ways....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Leo Tolstoy]

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Anna Karenina

- Photographs, despite their reputation as a form of proof, can be at most, an interpretation of reality because after all, cameras have a limited dynamic range (the range from light to dark) and a limited depth of field. Still, the human eye is even more subjective than a roll of film because past experiences, gossip and most importantly, emotion can alter one’s perception of a person. Perception can also be influenced by how someone wants to appear and in fact, everyone consciously acts to present a certain image....   [tags: Marriage, Characters]

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The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

- “The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank opens the reader’s eyes to the world of a teenage girl living in hiding during World War II. In this dairy, the day-to-day life of young Anne appears along with her hopes, fears, and deepest thoughts. The reader learns how drastically a life changes at any moment. This book serves as evidence of the suffering of the Jews living in Europe in the years of 1942-1944. The reader learns valuable lessons from Anne’s thoughts, beliefs, and emotions throughout her diary....   [tags: Jews, World War 2, Germany, bravery, Otto Frank]

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Feminist Analysis of Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

- Anna Karenina is a novel by the prominent Russian author Leo Tolstoy. It was published in serial installments between 1873 and 1877. Tolstoy himself claimed that Anna Karenina was his first novel. Despite criticism that the novel was indeed two separate novels, there was much acclaim. Fellow Russian author Dostoevsky hailed it as “a flawless work of art” ( Despite the criticism that Anna Karenina is actually two novels, Tolstoy insisted that it is one novel. Although certain characters hardly ever interact, they are still aware of each other and one’s actions have even the smallest influence on the other....   [tags: Oblonsky family]

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The Children of the Holocaust

- The children of the Holocaust had plenty of experiences throughout their lives in the Holocaust. They went through very hard times as children from the time when they lived in the ghettos, living conditions, and there transport to safety. What experiences did children who lived in the Holocaust have. The General way kids lived in the Holocaust was very bad and what they went through. Children would be forced out of their houses with their families. The first group of kids that were transported out of their countries were the ones who lived in Poland....   [tags: ghettos, racial struggle, nazi]

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His Fifteenth Year Crystallized

- The film, Donnie Darko, shows Donnie a fifteen year old suburban teenage boy is visited by a six-foot bunny, named Frank with a disturbed face. Donnie is the only person who can see Frank. Frank first visits Donnie in his upstairs bedroom while sleeping; he coaxes Donnie to a golf course in which he reveals his fate. Frank tells Donnie the world will end on October thirty-first; meanwhile, a rogue jet-engine crashes into his home and crushes his room. The next morning Donnie and his Father drive to see his psychotherapist....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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The Theme of Growth in Exodus

- The Theme of Growth in Exodus  Exodus, by Leon Uris, is a novel of genuine Affirmation. One of the most prevalent of the affirmative themes is the idea of growth. Many of the characters learn a lot about themselves, and change tremendously in a positive way. Earlier in their lives, these characters decided to live their life one way, but throughout the book they change, and join each other to unite. Fighting for their common religion and fundamental rights brought them together in a way that is barely imaginable....   [tags: Exodus]

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The Nature and Significance of Gender Relations in Mrs. Warren’s Profession

- Mrs. Warren’s Profession is one of three plays that feature in George Bernard Shaw’s collection titled “Plays Unpleasant”, each of which Shaw indicated “force the spectator to face unpleasant facts”. Shaw was an early advocate of feminism, so he wrote Mrs. Warren’s Profession to highlight the capitalist and chauvinist society and challenge how people view the role of women within society. The play takes a critical look at the male double standard and how women are objectified. Victorian society created a rigid outline where the roles of women and men were clearly defined....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Analysis Of The Book ' First Crushes '

- The first thing that I want to say about this article is that it isn’t what I was expecting when I went into reading this. The stories that we have previously read from this anthology were either about first crushes, loves, or even failed relationships, but they existed with real people. Coake makes the decision to write about a crush that never had a possible future of becoming a relationship. It is an interesting take on the nonfiction piece because it becomes almost theoretical at times. Coake seems to be using the theme of “first crushes” in order to make a point about the pure nature of love....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Lust, Writing]

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Anna Karenina by Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

- One of literature’s most beloved works is Anna Karenina, written by the famous Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy in 1877. Leo Tolstoy was a Russian author who wrote many epic-length novels as well as short stories in the genre of realistic fiction. As a writer, Tolstoy tends to focus on the major and minor details of everyday Russian events, and in the space of a single page can enlighten the reader of a character’s entire past and lifestyle. He is a master of close-ups: short segments in a novel that describe something in great detail....   [tags: literary, story and character analysis]

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The Relationship Between Gender And Helping Behavior

- The Relationship between Gender and Helping Behavior Introduction On the morning of March 13th, 1964, 28-year-old Catherine “Kitty” Genovese was on her way home from work when she was suddenly attacked (Rosner & Zheng, 2004). Like any person in her situation, Kitty screamed hoping that one of the residents in her 10-story apartment would come to her rescue. Unfortunately, no one did and she was stabbed, raped, and ultimately left for dead. Days later, the New York Times published an article claiming that 38 people witnessed Kitty’s murder....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Question, Transgender]

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Will You Practice What You Preach?

- ... Perhaps, in between the photoshoots, someone could have called medical personnel. No one needed to perform a miracle during that rescue situation; however, a call -- just ten mere, yet powerful, digits long -- could have saved a woman’s life. Unfortunately, this incident is only the tip of the iceberg. In early 2011, a toddler named Yueyue was hit by a van not once, but twice because the van driver knew the fee he’d have to pay would be lesser if the young girl was dead rather than just injured (Osnos)....   [tags: the bystander effect, psychological analysis]

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Pride And Prejudice By Jane Austen

- Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice, written by Jane Austen, was published on January 28, 1813. Pride and Prejudice was originally named First Impressions. In 1789 Jane Austen’s father submitted her novel to a publisher, but the story was rejected. Austen continued to work on the novel and was later recognized for her amazing work. In the beginning of Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen states, “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife” (1)....   [tags: Pride and Prejudice, Fitzwilliam Darcy]

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Mrs. Warren’s Profession

- Mrs. Warren’s profession is just one of three plays that feature in George Bernard Shaw’s collection aptly titled “Plays Unpleasant” each of which according to Shaw ’force the spectator to face unpleasant facts’. Shaw had an idea, which was to highlight and challenge the role of women within society. Mrs. Warren’s profession takes a critical look at the male double standard within society and how women are objectified. Victorian society created a ridged outline where the roles of women and men were clearly outlined....   [tags: Gender Relations, Social Dichotomy]

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Free Essays - Chronicle of a Death Foretold

- The Understanding of Characters Through Relationships Relationships create strong holds in novels. They give a sense of what to base a character's acts and decision's on. Through how the author uses their tone and descriptions, relating to relationships, a sense of characterization can be developed. "Anna Karenina", by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Joel Carmichael, and "Chronicle of a Death Foretold", by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, translated by Gregory Rabassa, are no exception to this clause. Relationships form throughout these novels, by incorporating literary elements like characterization romanticism and realism, giving characters a sense of who they are, and the reader a sense of their ro...   [tags: Chronicle Death Foretold Essays]

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Class, Exile and Trauma In Rebecca West’s "The Return of the Soldier"

- In Rebecca West’s The Return of the Soldier the continual coverage made by the media of the war during its occurrence and the infectiousness it had on those back home is portrayed through the eyes of her narrator, Jenny. The use of a female narrator wasn’t uncommon nor new but the way West includes her feminist values into Jenny without making it central to the story is fascinating. Up to this point in history, coverage of a war had never been read about as it was during this period. Because of this advancement in getting news out had improved drastically from the last war, people back home were more aware of what was occurring from reading a newspaper without having to wait for letters from...   [tags: Literature Review]

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The Issue Of Physician Assisted Suicide

- In the documentary, Bill Moyers talks to three terminally ill patients, their families, and their doctors about the concerns with physician-assisted suicide (PAS). PAS allows a terminally ill patient to hasten an inevitable and unavoidable death through a lethal dose. The patients considered PAS in order to end their prolonged suffering. The legal role of advance directives in end of life issues allows a patient to specify how he wishes to be treated by a healthcare provider during a progressively weakened state....   [tags: Patient, Medicine, Physician, Death]

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The Sitcom That 70 's Show

- I chose to analyze the sitcom That 70’s Show, a show that follows the lives of a group of teenage friends: Jackie, Donna, Hyde, Kelso, Eric, and Fez. The show addresses several social issues of the 1970s, including: sexism, sexual attitudes, drug use, politics, and the recession. I selected certain episodes from Season One based on their titles and descriptions; ones I thought may deal with sexism more in-depth than other episodes. “Battle of the Sexists” begins with the boys reading a Playboy magazine and forming judgements of the women based on their bodies....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Man]

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Our Young Folks - An Ethical Guide for Children

- Our Young Folks - An Ethical Guide for Children Our Young Folks was a children’s magazine that ran from 1865 until 1873. Although the magazine didn’t last long, it was widely read by children across the country and even abroad, and circulation eventually exceeded 75,000 (Kelly 345). The magazine began publication just four months before the end of the Civil War, and during this time of upheaval Our Young Folks was an ethical guide for the nation’s children. Nearly every story offers the reader a moral, and children were continually urged to put others before themselves....   [tags: Our Young Folks]

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Use Of Indirect Characterization in Anna Karenina

- Use Of Indirect Characterization in Anna Karenina          Russian author, Leo Tolstoy, is famous for his novels, among them, Anna Karenina . It is said that Tolstoy reaches "unsurpassed perfection in the realistic art of the novel" with Anna Karenina . In the novel Anna Karenina , Tolstoy leads the reader through Anna Arkadyevna Karenin's life and all the people who surround her. The reader follows Anna as she sorts out a fight between her brother Stepan and his wife Dolly. Next the reader finds themselves trailing Anna as she dances away from a Moscow ball with Count Vronsky's heart....   [tags: Tolstoy Anna Karenina Essays]

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William Shakespeare 's The Undefinable : A Fantasia And The Return Of The Soldier

- Class boundaries play a significant role in “The Undefinable: A Fantasia” and The Return of the Soldier, as these texts create a picture in which those boundaries are done away with, if only for a moment. The women of the lower classes, who are described in the beginning of these stories in negative aesthetic terms, are ‘Otherized,’ due to class distinctions in their appearance and manners. The stories show the progression of the unreliable first person narrator ‘falling for’ the Other, but being unable to describe the woman in artistic terms, they turn to spiritual terminology....   [tags: Social class, Working class, Middle class]

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Cat Restaurants : Whiskers And Tails Cat Cafe

- Cat Cafés and Entrepreneurialism: Whiskers and Tails Cat Café INTRODUCTION Does the idea of a cat café intrigue you. Whiskers and Tails is a first of its kind — not just for Reno, but the entire state of Nevada. You probably wonder, “What is a cat cafe?” Whiskers and Tails Cat Café is a cat themed restaurant where you can enjoy delicious food and beverages, complete with kitty cat fun all in one place. We’re bringing together adorable, adoptable kitties and a relaxed café all in a setting that makes you feel cozy at home....   [tags: Cat, Cats, Kitten, Nevada]

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Time Travel and Black Holes: Annotated Bibliography

- Anderson, Craig. “The Twin Paradox.” College of the Redwoods, Spring 1999. Web. 22 July 2010. This article explains the concept of the “twin paradox”, which is also known as “time dilation.” Craig starts his article by introducing the readers to Albert Einstein’s concepts of relativity. According to Craig, Einstein believed that “the basic premise of relativity is that neither time nor space is absolute.” Craig then goes on to explain the background of time dilation, and tries to explain the complicated mathematics behind time dilation....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography]

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The Film Industry During the Great Depression

- The Great Depression is when the film industry boomed with new types of movies like: gangster films and musicals. They were both born in the Great Depression. Most films show the hardships of the time period. Some of the films display this very well for example Modern Times staring Charlie Chaplin. One of the more well-known gangster films was The Public Enemy.. These films have very different views of the time period but still have things in common. This paper will compare Modern Times and The Public Enemy....   [tags: work, gangsters, jail]

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Movie Analysis : ' Mad Men '

- Scene Analysis Radio/Television/Film 326-0 Mad Men Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen: Homosexuality in Mad Men When Mad Men is analyzed from an academic standpoint, the richness of the show’s content is too often attributed to the program’s cinematography or mise en scéne, thus detracting from the importance of intrapersonal relationships in the plot. In spite of this analytic oversight, the show is often touted for how well it uses the examination of male/female relationships (platonic, romantic, or sexual) to characterize and portray the complex humanity of 1960s America....   [tags: Homosexuality, Gender, Gender identity, LGBT]

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The Top 5 Best Janome Sewing Machines

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Marinette '

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Foreshadowing in Anna Karenina

- Foreshadowing in Anna Karenina Throughout life there are situations which arise that seem to have been hinted earlier. You might not have noticed the hint when it first appeared, but suddenly at one point it finally dawns on you. The same goes for the literary aspect of foreshadowing. The novel Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy has many instances where the situations are similar to the one described above. The following paragraphs will present the foreshadowing that is included in this novel....   [tags: Tolstoy Anna Karenina Essays]

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The Marriage And Divorce Laws

- In his play, Shaw brings up the realities and issues of the restrictive marriage and divorce laws in England, especially how they affect women. Cuthburtson we know has a judicial divorce because everyone knows about it, because of the publicity of divorce courts at that time. The biggest reference to the issue of marriage and divorce however is in the original third act regarding Julia and Paramore. The couple is struggling because they are no longer happy, in fact were never really happy because they never really cared for each other in the first place....   [tags: Marriage, Divorce, Lady Windermere's Fan]

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My Cat

- As I walk into the kitchen, I spot Kitty sprawled out on the dining table with rays of warm sunlight striped across his jet black fur. Kitty gazes up at me with his huge, green eyes, lets out a soft little cry to say hello and jumps to his feet. He scampers over to me then standing on his hind legs, he puts his paws on my thigh. I pick him up, knowing that after a long day alone, he's dying to be handled. I hold him in my arms as if he were my child, and he immediately begins to almost vibrate....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Mr. Bennet 's Speech

- Mr. Bennet was among the earliest of those who waited on Mr. Bingley. He had always intended to visit him, though to the last always assuring his wife that he should not go; and till the evening after the visit was paid she had no knowledge of it. It was then disclosed in the following manner. Observing his second daughter employed in trimming a hat, he suddenly addressed her with: "I hope Mr. Bingley will like it, Lizzy." "We are not in a way to know what Mr. Bingley likes," said her mother resentfully, "since we are not to visit." "But you forget, mamma," said Elizabeth, "that we shall meet him at the assemblies, and that Mrs....   [tags: Elizabeth Bennet, Fitzwilliam Darcy, Cough]

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Plantation and Race in the Caribbean

- Plantation and Race in the Caribbean The incredible history of the Caribbean is indeed, one of the most rich, and at the same time troubling, of the New World. Its incredibly heterogeneous population and its social racial base make it a very difficult place to, for instance, live and raise a family. While some children may have a future because of their light complexion, the others are doomed to a life of poverty in the unforgiving culture and society of the Caribbean. Three people have taken it upon themselves to portray the Caribbean in their own ways....   [tags: Caribbean History Racism Agriculture Essays]

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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

- Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy is a novel about love and marriage among the Russian aristocracy in the 1870s. Anna is young, beautiful woman married to a powerful government minister, Karenin. She falls in love with the elegant Count Vronsky and after becoming pregnant by him, leaves her husband Karenin and her son Seryozha to live with her lover. Despite the intervention of friends such as her brother Oblonsky, an adulterer himself, she is unable to obtain a divorce, and lives isolated from the society that once glorified her....   [tags: Tolstoy Anna Karenina Russian Literature]

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Character Analysis: Stew

- Mary Gaitskill uses a third person perspective, along with crafty diction and insightful allusions to keep her reader’s in suspense through her piece of “Tiny, Smiling Daddy”. It is with these tools that Gaitskill is able to slowly change our perceptions of the narrator from likeable to confusion and ultimately ending in dislike. “Tiny, Smiling Daddy” is told in the third person limited point of view through the father, Stew. This point of view is vital to our understanding of events, in that the progression of the story evolves only through Stew’s recollection of memories giving a very limited perspective....   [tags: Character Analysis ]

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A Good Death

- There have been many research studies viewing the perception of a good death from the viewpoints of health professionals such as hospice co-ordinateurs and nurses. Almost nothing is known about dying patient’s preferences and no outcome measures using the concept of a good death are available to demonstrate the value of terminal care. According to text; clear decision making, pain and symptom management, preparation for death, contributing to other persons, accomplishments, and affirmations of the whole person all are components of a good death (DeSpelder & Strickland, 2011, p....   [tags: care, death, dignity, health]

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Factors That Affect Bystander Behavior in Criminal Situations

- This essay will give examples and discuss the factors which can affect bystander behaviour in various situations. Models explaining theories will be looked at along with various studies, as well as looking at the three social cognitive processes by Latane and Darley and explain how these were put together to propose a complex cognitive model. The essay will explain the Arousal cost reward model by Piliavin and Piliavin. After the murder of Kitty Genovese in 1964, bystander behaviour was first looked at by Latane and Darley in 1970....   [tags: psychology, criminal justice]

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Yellow Journalism: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

- 1964 was a very turbulent year for America; the people were still mourning the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the war in Vietnam, the cold war, race riots, boycotts, the civil rights movement, thermo-nuclear testing, political divisions, violent imagery was increasing on TV and film, a growing drug culture was becoming apparent, and crime rates were rising rapidly ( New York City had over 600 murders in 1964 alone (Lemann), and the residents were awash with fear. Yet during this horrendous time in our history, one reporter wrote an article specifically designed to spark moral outrage from the citizens of New York and the world....   [tags: inaccuracies, civil rights movements, war]

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Saviour in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

- Elizabeth gave a small inaudible sigh as she walked through the white grounds of Longbourn, not even pretending to be listening to the constant ramblings of her companion. Instead, she was paying much more attention to the snow that was crunching beneath her feet and to the refreshing cool breeze that hit her face as she walked. She had hoped that her sister Kitty would make this time spent with Mr Collins more bearable, but it seemed that Kitty had suddenly developed an extremely quick pace and was out of their sight soon after they left the house....   [tags: walks, elizabeth, mr. collins]

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George Hutchinson : An Inmate Of Elgin Asylum

- away, and they told a policeman what had happened. Police-constable 332 X arrested the prisoner in the Chippenham public-house, and when told the charge he said it was only a stupid joke. The man was in drink but knew what he was about. He had actually been into a shop and sharpened the knife on the counter. - Mr. de Rutzen said this sort of thing must be stopped. He remanded Humphrey for a week, and refused bail. GEORGE HUTCHINSON (AMERICAN) In 1881 American George Hutchinson (not to be confused with the witness, George Hutchinson), was an inmate of Elgin Asylum....   [tags: Jack the Ripper, Murder, Spitalfields, Joliet]

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The Death Of An Elderly Woman

- Animals have played an enormous part of my life, they offered me an escape from a sour childhood, and without them, I would not be me. I was a lonely kid all though my childhood, no friends -did not want any-, no love interests -mother would not allow-, and bullies -mostly mental but a few physical-, few people actual seemed to love me other than family, even then they were not home to give love. After going through years of torture, an elderly woman from a couple of blocks over was giving away kittens, of course, I wanted one and shortly got one, named it Kitty; she was always there for me ready to show me love, something I did not have at the time, during particularly rough or stressful d...   [tags: Human, Hominidae, Reproduction]

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Analysis of Carol Tavris' In Groups We Shrink From Loner’s Heroics

- Analysis of Carol Tavris' “In Groups We Shrink From Loner’s Heroics” “Something happens to individuals when they collect in a group. They think and act differently than they would on their own. (17)” States Carol Tavris in her article, “In Groups We Shrink From Loner’s Heroics”. Tavris believes people who are in groups tend to act in a more sluggish manor than those alone. She states many examples of this theory in her article, including the story of Kitty Genovese which is stated in the first paragraph....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis]

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Plots, Characters, and Relationships in Anna Karenina

- Plots, Characters, and Relationships in Anna Karenina   "Reason has been given to man to enable him to escape from his troubles."1 These words, spoken by an unknown woman on a train minutes before Anna took her own life, proved cold comfort for Vronsky's mistress. Unable to reason her way out of her despair, she flung her body under a train in an act of vengeance and escape. She failed in her personal quest, one for fulfillment that she shares with the other main protagonist in the novel, Levin, who makes corresponding attempts to reason through his own dilemmas....   [tags: Tolstoy Anna Karenina Essays]

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Synthesis of Tavris, Goodman, and Underwood

- Synthesis of Tavris, Goodman, and Underwood We’ve all been in a situation where we’ve been unknowingly manipulated by a group of people. It’s human nature to follow. Often times, for instance a gang shooting or the Holocaust in the 1940s, the outcome of blind following reminds that human nature can be atrocious. But do you think every German Nazi who contributed to the mass murders was an evil person. No, most were lead to believe that they were doing a good thing. Hitler was a powerful orator who convinced millions of people to support him....   [tags: Culture Sex Cultural Essays]

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Addressing Safety in Home Care

- A universal aspiration for all Registered Nurses (RN) and workplace environments is to create a safe atmosphere for both the client and employees. The RN has an obligation to ensure, “a culture of safety by using established occupational health and safety practices, and other safety measures to protect client, self and colleagues from injury or potentially abusive situations” (Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association, 2007, p. 11). This competency guides RN’s to provide and advocate safe practice environments....   [tags: Health Care, Registered Nurses]

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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

- “Sometimes [one should be] terrified of [the] heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants (Edgar Allen Poe). Endeavors of the heart may be the most dangerous of all, resulting in dismay. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy follows the lives of several families who live in 18th century Russia, each coming from different social groups and classes. The story begins with Anna’s brother Stiva Oblonsky, who is caught having an affair. As a result of this discovery, Anna must leave her family in St....   [tags: literary analysis, allen poe]

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Anne Frank and Hello Silberberg

- This first chapter of her diary contains the diary entries between June 14, 1942 and June 30, 1942. Anne starts her diary with the hope that she can reveal everything and anything to it, since she has never really been able to confide in anyone. In the first chapter Anne says that on June 12th it was her thirteenth birthday and for her birthday she received this diary. Anne then tells how she was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1929 and in 1933 her family moved to Holland because they were Jewish....   [tags: nazi, holland, jews]

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The Death Of Assisted Suicide

- Assisted suicide also known as mercy death refers to a patient who request assistance with terminating his/her life due to a terminally ill diagnosis or an illness that brings on pain that is deemed unbearable. Most patients who request assisted suicide do so because they are unable to commit suicide due to paralysis or they are too weak [physically to so it themself. Some request the assistance simply because they do not have the courage to commit suicide. The support for assisted suicide and the support against assisted varies from one person to the next person....   [tags: Death, Suicide, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis]

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A Small Town Big City

- Cincinnati is a small town big city with a variety of hole-in-the-wall coffee joints to take your laptop or just sit back and people watch. There are a half dozen great cups of coffee awaiting you a ten minute walk of the center of the city. Staying in town. Of course you can get to a number of Starbucks coffee locations and other large chains quite easily, but Downtown Cincinnati can offer you a wide variety of tastes and atmospheres. Try one of these more unique coffee houses in the city. Tazza Mia 441 Vine St....   [tags: Coffee, Coffeemaker, Coffee preparation]

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The Wright Brothers Invention of the Airplane

- Invention Project: The Airplane Oliver and Wilbur Wright had invented the airplane in 1909. Their parents were Bishop Milton Wright and Susan Catherine. They had 3 other siblings. Their father worked as a minster in churches, causing them to move a lot. Also, their father pushed them to read extensively and deliberate issues. This encouraged the Wright Brothers to invoke in a wide variety of interests. When in France, their father bought them a small helicopter which helped spark a curiosity towards flight, and they soon began to build their own models....   [tags: flight, engine, pilots]

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Evolution of Social Psychology

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Cultural Globalization

- Globalisation and global flows of culture have redefined the processes in which we share and connect to ourselves, others, and the world. From its onset, globalisation had both proponents’ and critics; some believed that it leads to a rich, hybrid global culture. Others saw it as the west versus the rest, an imprint of Western values and ideologies upon the world’s rich and diverse cultures. In exploring global flows of culture, we can observe these major assumptions about globalisation as well as its changing nature....   [tags: Globalization of Culture ]

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Stereo-typical Characteristics of the Old West Lawman

- Marshall Matt Dillon - Stereo-typical Characteristics of the Old West Lawman The sound of pounding horse hooves and the piercing ricochet of a gunshot break the silence over the radio. As theme music begins to play, an announcers voice is heard, Around Dodge City and in the territory out West, theres just one way to handle the killers and the spoilers, and thats with the US Marshall and the smell of gun smoke. (Radio Spirits) Thus begins the program Gunsmoke, a program in which the hero, United States Marshall Matt Dillon, personifies the stereotypical old-west lawman through his lonely, compassionate, and judge-mental character....   [tags: Sociology Essays Research Papers]

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