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Gerda Weissmann Klein : A Holocaust Survivor

- Gerda Weissmann Klein is a Holocaust survivor that was born in Bielsko, Holand. She went through the misery of knowing what pain and suffering is. When she was 15, the Germans took over Bielsko and that is when everything started happening. On April nineteenth of 1942, the Jews were asked to move to the ghetto. Then they were forced to work in work camps and Gerda and her parents got separated. Later she went to a concentration camp, a 5 month death march. Stating of what this teenager (now woman) went through, Gerda was very qualified to write this book, knowing what actually happened inside the camps....   [tags: The Holocaust, World War II, Gerda Weissmann Klein]

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Critique of Naomi Klein’s No Logo

- Naomi Klein’s No Logo states that corporations have been championing globalization using the reasons that globalization allows U.S. consumers to benefit from cheaper products produced abroad, while developing nations benefit from the economic growth stimulated by foreign investments. The generally accepted belief is that governmental policies should be established in favor of the corporations to facilitate the trickling down of corporate profits to the end consumers and workers abroad. Klein, however, contends that globalization rarely benefit the workers in the developing countries....   [tags: No Logo Naomi Klein ]

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Gerda Klein

-       During the Holocaust, Jewish people were submitted to the vilest and most inhumane conditions the world had ever seen. Their most basic freedoms were taken from them. At first, all they lost were items such as flour, eggs, sugar, and cocoa. Later, they were stripped of their land and businesses and separated according to their ability to be productive slaves to Hitler's Third Reich. Those that were deemed unfit were sent to slaughter houses. Entire families were torn apart, much like what happened to Gerda Weissman Klein's family....   [tags: Gerda Weissman Klein, Jewish Holocaust]

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Klein and Fairbairn

- Klein and Fairbairn are both object relations theorists who believed that early object relations significantly influence one’s development and personality. While they have this main commonality, they each have their own conceptualizations about healthy development, as well as the origins of psychopathology. The following paragraphs will attempt to first reiterate some of the major postulates of their theories and their notions of normal development, and then attempt to explain how they understand the emergence of neurosis....   [tags: neurosis, development, object internalization]

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Melanie Klein: A Brief Biography

- A prominent female psychologist of her time dynamiting the field with her endeavor of psychoanalysis and child development there is a resurgence of interest in studying the work of Melanie Klein. Melanie Klein was a psychoanalyst who devised therapeutic techniques for children that had great impact on child psychology and contemporary psychoanalysis. She was best known for play therapy and was a leading innovator in theorizing object relations theory. Melanie Klein was born on March 30th, 1882 in Vienna, Austria....   [tags: prominent female psychologist and psychoanalyst]

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This Changes Everything By Naomi Klein

- Title: Student’s Name: Professor’s Name: Date: An Argumentative Essay on “This Changes Everything” by Naomi Klein Introduction The book by Naomi Klein “This Changes Everything” is astonishing as it enlightens the readers about the society and the confrontations of the 21st century and its challenges. The author of the book emphasis’s on the activism in a remarkable way and reports of unlawful activities in the co-operate world (10). The author further elaborates on the issues of misuse of power by co-operate and underworld brought about by the western- style capitalism tied by the government which tries to cap on profitability....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Natural gas, Greenhouse gas]

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Primary Colors by Joe Klein

- Primary Colors, by Joe Klein, is an entertaining, informing, and controversial novel. Filled with both humor and wit, this book provides a drama filled fictional story, in which Joe Klein purports to describe characters and events that resemble real-life political figures. Joe Klein is an American Journalist and columnist. He is also the political columnist for TIME Magazine. When Klein published his book, Primary Colors, in 1996, he left the author as anonymous and then later published the book under his name....   [tags: Book Review, Literary Analysis]

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Naomi Klein : The Rise Of Disaster Capitalism

- Naomi Klein is a well-known Canadian Journalist that has written for The Rolling Stone, The Guardian, New York Times and many other well-known publishing companies. Naomi Klein is also a well-known writer of the books This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate (2014). This book debates about climate change and how it is not an issue that should be as ignored as it is. Fixing the issue will not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve conditions it will also help in economic ways (Klein 2014)....   [tags: Global warming, Greenhouse gas, Climate change]

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The New Testament Book By William Klein

- Upon reading the New Testament book, Matthew chapters 5-7 from the Message version I was able to understand the sermon in a different, more modern point of view. It made reading and understanding the first chapter of, Become What You Are by William Klein a little easier as well. In response to the reading of the first chapter, I appreciate how simplified Klein made understanding what is expected from Jesus’ followers. Klein uses what I would consider modernized guidelines for employing the Sermon on the Mount into our everyday lives....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Want, WANT]

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Calvin Klein : An American Fashion House

- Calvin Klein is an American fashion house that began in New York, selling high end or high fashion underwear, jeans, fragrances, among others. To the public Calvin Klein has become a highly popular clothing line known for their fashion, youthfulness, and chic and classic styles. CK uses their luring advertisements to entice consumers and persuade them into more buying. The average CK advertisement appears to the public as simply a man and woman posing in an image to promote their product, however the underlying meaning of the advertisement is increasingly overlooked....   [tags: Female, Sex, Gender, Male]

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Days of Defiance by Maury Klein

- Days of Defiance by Maury Klein Days of Defiance by Maury Klein is a very interesting and detailed account of the events leading up to the Civil War. It was published by Alfred A. Knopf inc. in New York City in 1997. It is a four hundred and twenty one-page book. The author of this book is Maury Klein. Klein is a professor of history at the University of Rhode Island. He specializes in American history during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This gives him good credentials to write an accurate book on the coming of the Civil War, since the Civil War took place in the nineteenth century....   [tags: Papers]

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Calvin Klein Trademarks Global Marketing Campaigns

- Calvin Klein trademarks is the subject of registrations and pending applications throughout the world for use on a variety of apparel, footwear and related products, and we continue to expand our worldwide usage and registration of new and related trademarks. In general, trademarks remain valid and enforceable as long as the marks continue to be used in connection with the products and services with which they are identified and, as to registered trade names, the required registration renewals are filed....   [tags: Brand, Advertising, Trademark, Branding]

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Analysis of an Image Taken from a Calvin Klein Advertisement

- In this essay I will describe an image taken from an advert and use visual methodological approach to analyse and depict the different set of meanings produced by this image. In order to explicate my ideas I will provide a brief outline of the picture. Then, I will describe a number of coded and non coded meanings and how the advert is employing a range of signifiers to communicate messages to the consumer and reinforce the brand identity. (Barthes 1972) For the purpose of this argument I will explore the image in the context using Barthes methodology in its “signs” (Barthes 1972) produced and deconstruct the image in basic building blocks....   [tags: advertising, marketing]

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Survival in the Stories of Anne Frank and Gerda Weissman Klein

- ... She survived by studying, and she hide her feelings and outrages in her studies. Anne Frank and company were eventually caught and sent to a concentration camp where all but her father died. Gerda Weissman Klein’s story of survival has some very striking similarities to the story of Anne Frank. She lived in Poland before the Nazi occupation. Both her brother and father were deported to a concentration camp in 1942. She and her mother were forced into hiding in their basement, where they were later found and forced onto trucks that took them to two separate concentration camps....   [tags: holocaust, strength, history, courage]

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A Look into Calvin Klein’s Advertisements

- A Look into Calvin Klein’s Advertisements As a seductive young man looks into a camera a raspy voice, off camera, whispers, “You got a real nice look. How old are you. Are you strong. You think you could rip that shirt off. That’s a real nice body. You work out. I can tell.” No, it’s not straight out of a steamy romance novel, though it could be. This is just one example of how provocative Calvin Klein’s advertisements have been. Although the ads boosted sales for the Calvin Klein empire, it angered many parents, religious groups, and even the media over its message, its image, and its legality....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Bioliographic Information on Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa by Martin Klein

- Bibliographic Information: Klein, Martin A., Slavery And Colonial Rule in French West Africa, 1998, Cambridge University Press The book bears importance in being one of the few studies about domestic slavery within the French West Africa. It contributes to the field of study, by elaborating on the importance of slavery in Senegal, Sudan and Guinea in Africa’s development. The period of the study lies from 1876 to 1922, wherein Klein ultimately shows the evolution of slavery. In the years prior to 1876, Klein argued that slavery had an economic and social significance in societies....   [tags: study, slavery, exonomic, social]

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Calvin Klein Inc.'s Suit Against Warnaco Group, Inc.

- In the year 1990 Calvin Klein, Inc. and Warnaco Group, Inc. entered a licensing agreement. Under the licensing agreement the product that is being produced is the famous Calvin Klein Jeans. The license agreement was to expire in the year 2034 making it a 44 year term, but that all change on May 30, 2000 after Calvin Klein, Inc. filed a law suit against Warnaco Group, Inc. “for breaching its Jeanswear licensing and distribution contract and, in so doing, diluting the equity of CKI’s brand.” On this law suit the Calvin Klein company stated that the Warnaco Group, Inc....   [tags: licensing agreement breach]

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Analysis Of Gerda Weissmann Klein 's Personal Account Of Her Experiences

- Gerda Weissmann Klein’s personal account of her experiences during Germany’s invasion of Poland and of the Holocaust illustrated some of the struggles of young Jewish women at the time in their endeavors to survive. Weissmann Klein’s recount of her experiences began on September 3, 1939, at her home in the town of Bielitz, Poland, just after Nazi troops began to arrive and immediately enforce their policies on Polish Jews. On that night, which had only been the beginning for her and her family, Jews within Nazi Germany had already felt the effects of Adolf Hitler’s nationalist ideals for almost five years....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Germany, Jews, The Holocaust]

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Building a No Bully Zone

- Imagine a society overrun by bullies. It would be awfully frightening if it was true, but it is. The Bully Society, by Jessie Klein discusses the many stories kids who are entangled with issues regarding bullying and how they are struggling to cope. Before Klein began writing her book, she worked for years as a high school teacher, a social worker, and a conflict resolution coordinator. Klein writes many scholarly journals, articles which have appeared in many well-known media organizations. One of her main goals as described on her website,, is “I hope to help schools build compassionate communities leading to more peaceful and productive education environments.” Klein i...   [tags: The Bully Society by Jessie Klein]

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Calvin Klein’s Ad Campaign

- An array of young models, each idealized and every one showing themselves off in a beautiful, yet sexual stance. The focus on flowing dark hair and thin bodies draped with trendy clothes that in some cases leave a lot of skin to be seen and admired. The idea of perfection personified through facial expressions of self-confidence and uncompromising appearances in each image. These are just a few ways in which Calvin Klein’s ad campaign tries to attract costumers. Attempting to convince the public that Calvin Klein clothing will look as impressive on anyone and will have people staring in envy like many do at the ads is the technique being used in this ad campaign along with many other aspect...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Medical Field For Patients, Physicians, And The Truth, By Susan Cullen And Margaret Klein

- One of the most complex, ever-changing careers is the medical field. Physicians are not only faced with medical challenges, but also with ethical ones. In “Respect for Patients, Physicians, and the Truth”, by Susan Cullen and Margaret Klein, they discuss to great extent the complicated dilemmas physicians encounter during their practice. In their publication, Cullen and Klein discuss the pros and cons of disclosing the medical diagnosis (identifying the nature or cause of the disease), and the prognosis (the end result after treating the condition)....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Patient, Infectious disease]

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Surviving the Holocaust: Comparison and Contrast of Anne Frank and Gerta Klein

- ... They all survived with the hope that the allied forces, the ones fighting against Germany in the war, would come and save them before the Nazis found their secret annex. Another jewish girl, Gerta Weissman Klein, lived during the holocaust. Gerda Klein, a 15yr. old jewish girl. She had a brother, a mother, and father. Whom all were taken from her. Her brother was the first of these to leave with the Germans. Next it was her father and then she and her mother went to a transportation center to a concentration camp and there she was separated from her mother....   [tags: survival, hope, belief, jewish, poverty]

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Do Name Brand Clothing Affect Children and Teens Lifestyles and Interactions With One Another?

- Although there are a few good reasons as to why name brand clothing does not affect teens, there are more reasons as to why they do. The bulk of research shows that fashion branding does have an impact on youth because it can cause insecurities and uncertainties brought by the transition from childhood to adulthood. Teens are in the awkward stage and feel insecure about where they fit in in life and how they look, and these name brand clothing advertisements are not making teens feel confident in their skin....   [tags: calvin klein, guess, advertisements]

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Analysis of Naomi Klein’s book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

- The term the Shock Doctrine was created by journalist Naomi Klein in her book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism which refers to the idea that economic liberalists formed an entire industry take advantage of disasters such as natural disasters or military coups and privatize everything they can get their hands on. The name of this industry is the Disaster Capitalism Complex and it is comprised of the corporations and organizations that see recently shocked areas as ripe for the emplacement of economically liberal policies and institutions....   [tags: shock doctrine]

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The Good Enough Mother By Klein 's View On Ending Therapy

- Initially, the historical overview of the literature will be outlined, followed by Klein’s view on ending therapy. Winnicott’s concept of the ‘good enough mother’ in relation to ending therapy will then be described, followed by an outline of the absence of ending therapy in the literature and analytic trainings. Historical Overview When reviewing the historical literature on ending therapy, it is clear that this phase has been given less attention than other it deserves. This view aligns with Novick and Novick (2006) who concluded that the historical literature appears bleak....   [tags: Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy, Paper]

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Branding Our Lives

- In Naomi Klein’s essay “No Logo” the author tells us about how logos have replaced products, thereby creating something known as “branding”. Klein tells us about how this started as a means of insuring that consumers were getting the real deal, not one of the imitator products. And that during this time period, the primary goal of several companies was the production of goods and services, so that they could sell these to the public, and this was the “very gospel of the machine age” (Klein 275)....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Noemi Klein]

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Lone Bather by A.M. Klein and The Swimmer by Irving Layton

- Poetry is used to send a variety of messages, either through its imagery, meaning, or by the poetic devices used. Each and every poem has something special and unique to offer to the reader, as long as the reader looks deep enough to find it. “Lone Bather'; written by A.M. Klein, and “The Swimmer'; by Irving Layton both offer such messages to the reader. At first glance, these messages seem surprising similar, but after further examination they are in fact strikingly different....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The General Motors and Fisher Body Case Study by Benjamin Klein, Robert Crawford, and Arman Alchian

- The General Motors and Fisher Body Case Study The first paper referring to the case study was written by Benjamin Klein, Robert Crawford, and Arman Alchian, "Vertical integration, appropriable rents and the competitive contracting process." (Klein et al, 1978). It discusses "possibility of post contractual opportunistic behaviour" (Klein et al., 1978 p297) and is a great example of vertical integration used to relieve a hold up in the face of assets specificity, as occurred between GM & Fisher body....   [tags: opportunism, vertical integration]

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A Critical Exploration of Klein’s Discarded Factory in Connection With Stoller’s Money Has No Smell

- There is an undoubtedly enormous influence on the world by consumerism. Consumerism and capitalism shape the nation that we live in today. Everyone knows this because they see advertisements all day long on television, on the radio, on billboards and through hundreds of other mediums. Unfortunately, what the world is not exposed to is what goes on behind the marketing and the ultimate final sale. There is a dark side to capitalism created not only by shady merchants, but the worldwide multi-national companies as well....   [tags: Marketing ]

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A Brief Note On Kurt Klein, And Families Endured Horrible Things Under Nazi Rule And Throughout World War II

- Gerda Weissmann, Kurt Klein, and families endured horrible things under Nazi rule and throughout World War II; such as: famine, work labor, and a great deal of loss. Gerda’s memoir All But My Life and Kurt’s appearance in America and the Holocaust explain the hardships of their young lives and German Jews. One was able to escape, one was not; one lost everything, the other living with a brother and sister in a new and safe place. The couples’ stories are individually unique, and each deal with different levels of tragedy and loss....   [tags: World War II, Nazi Germany, Jews, Germany]

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A Glaring Societal Problem Exposed in America’s War on Sex” by Dr. Martin Klein

- ... There are plenty of way on doing this such as, filtering the internet, limiting the usage time for children, and having the website where they could get information for their homework already preprogrammed in their computer. This type of control I agree on because parents have that right if they do not want their children accidently viewing explicit information online, which is a growing problem on the internet. We are not able to manage what information goes on the internet. This is why wrong type of information gets past around, which in turn we blame the good sources for failing to stop the problem....   [tags: religion, expression, pornography]

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Comparison of Kevin Klein's Hamlet, Lawrence Olivier's Hamlet and Mel Gibson's hamlet

- Compare/Contrast Kevin Klein's Hamlet, Lawrence Olivier's Hamlet and Mel Gibson's hamlet         Hamlet is one of the best known pieces of literature around the world, and has fascinated many people from all walks of life, from critics to psychologists.  There has been much speculation to the different interpretations of the play.  Every reader has his or her own views of the play, like which words are emphasized in a speech and what actions the actors are making throughout the play.  Several Hollywood directors have created their own versions of the play, including a soon to be released full length version....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Objective Psychology and Psychoanalysis

- 1. Objective psychology and psychoanalysis have much in common. Wulff compares these studies on page two hundred and fifty eight by stating “both reject unaided introspection as a means of gathering fundamental data.” In other words, in neither psychoanalysis nor objective psychology, can a person take an observation made from themselves about themselves and consider it fundamental data. Another similarity would be “that human conduct is the outcome of complexly determined casual events that lie outside awareness” (258)....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein]

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Biography on Felix Christian Klien

- ... Klein had some worries about staying in the country during this time so left (O’Conner and Robertson). Felix Klein did serve in the military for a short time. Felix Klein served as a medical orderly, but that ended as he was given the role of a lecturer at Göttingen in 1871 (O’Conner and Robertson). As Felix Klein was given the position as professor at Erlangen, he supported Clebsch. Clebsch stated that he believed that Felix Klein would become the next leading mathematician in his day (O’Conner and Robertson)....   [tags: theory, government, research, mathematician]

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This Changes Everything : Capitalism Vs. The Climate

- Over the past few years, climate change has drastically increased to alarming statistics and per Naomi Klein, there is no indication that it is going to stop while the global society stays on this track. In her book ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate’, Klein writes about several factors that pertain to climate change. She writes about why people still seem to deny the cause and even the presence of climate change, what sort of technical fixes can be made to the environment, and that we either need to make a great change to our current ideology and economic beliefs, or even greater change will come to our environment in a negative presence....   [tags: Global warming, Climate change, Capitalism]

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MIS Improvement and Design Innovation

- Tornatzky and Klein performed a critical meta-analytic study of over 75 articles in their 1982 theses. They reviewed literature concerning innovation characteristics and their relation to innovation adoption and implementation. Tornatzky and Klein (1982) share the results that earlier literature was largely devoid of “any detailed examination of the reviewed studies’ methodological or conceptual rigor” (Tornatzky & Klein, 1982, p. 28). Based on their results, they determined that research in innovation characteristics is “typified by poor conceptualization and research methodology” (Tornatzky & Klein, 1982, p....   [tags: Innovation]

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Relationship Between Capitalism And Environmentalism

- With rising sea levels, CO2 emissions, and global temperatures, climate scientists and researchers alike are left to wonder how the global climate was allowed to progress to its present state, as well as how to stop this progression in the future. The main topic of debate in this paper will be the relationship between the free market and the environment, and if such a relationship even exists in the first place. In assessing the works and positions of both Naomi Klein and Ronald Bailey, I find Klein’s view of the negative relationship between capitalism and environmentalism to be more convincing, overall....   [tags: Climate change, Global warming, Climate]

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BP’s Gulf Oil Spill

- The April 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will forever change the way Americans view deepwater oil drilling. No one could have foreseen that BP’s well would spew into the Gulf waters for over 80 days before it was successfully capped. Over the years, many articles have been written about the disaster, and many different viewpoints given in the articles. This essay discusses the oil spill’s effect on Gulf coast animal and plant life, plus whether the government is implementing effective legislation regarding the spill....   [tags: BP Disaster Gulf of Mexico]

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Consumerism in a Sexual Economy

- Have you ever flicked through a magazine nonchalantly and been stopped flat by some image that you just couldn’t pull your eyes away from. If so then the advertisement did its job, and may even be worth the chunk of change it cost to produce. The people of the United States have seen and heard about countless products for so many years, and that has brought about a problem for the corporations putting the ads out. With so many ads pushing into the heads of the American public, there has been desensitization and a growing accustomed to all the advertisements....   [tags: Advertising, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sylvia Plath’s Mourning and Creativity

- Sylvia Plath’s Mourning and Creativity Abstract In this article, I concentrate on the connection between mourning and creativity in Sylvia Plath’s work. Melanie Klein postulates that the pain of mourning and the reparation experienced in the depressive position is the basis of creative activity. Through creative activity, one can restore lost internal and external objects and lost happiness. I argue that Plath’s work is an example of Klein’s idea that artists’ creative products represent the process of mourning....   [tags: Sylvia Plath]

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The True Meaning of Love on a Psychological Standpoint

- Butterfly Kisses on Cloud Nine “You know that when I hate you, it is because I love you to a point of passion that unhinges my soul.” –Julie de Lespinasse. Love and hate are two of the most compelling emotions human beings are capable of. Normally contrasted, these emotions are used to scale how much we like or dislike a certain object. However, recent studies show a different relation between the two that could significantly alter the way average people in society would view them. It’s common knowledge that a person in love may be capable of the most selfless acts of beauty or terrifying horrors, but people do not generally admit that this is due to the ever-thinning line drawn between lov...   [tags: hate, psychologists, child relationships]

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Marketing Mix For A Selected Branded Product

- P-2 asses the marketing mix for a selected branded product in this selected business by explaining how each element of the marketing mix is used by the product The marketing mix which includes the four Ps is extremely important and is a useful way of planning the business’s marketing. For example, the Calvin Klein, be 100 ml perfume from Boots: Products- Boot’s products are to target things such as, skin care, health care, hair care and etc. Therefore the beauty and health care products for both men and women vary from a range of products such as, razors, wax strips, body washes, aftershaves, shampoos and conditioners for hygiene to medicines for health, to make up,...   [tags: Marketing, Sales, Perfume, Consultative selling]

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Capitalism Vs. The Climate

- In the articles “Capitalism vs. the Climate” by Naomi Klein and “Global Warming’s the New Math” by Bill McKibben, both authors discuss many issues and possible solutions to reconstruct our economy structure and reduce carbon emissions. Climate change, and the effects of global warming are just a few issues that are affecting everyday life. Another concern that needs to be dealt with is capitalism. CEO’s of big corporations that have economic power, control the root causes of these problems. Owner of big companies are financially stable to do as they will and are not being taxed enough for it....   [tags: Climate change, Global warming, Fossil fuel]

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Advertising On American Culture Has Taken On The Very Interesting Character Of Representing Our Culture As A Whole

- Advertising in American culture has taken on the very interesting character of representing our culture as a whole. Take this Calvin Klein ad for example. It shows the sexualization of not only the Calvin Klein clothing, but the female gender overall. It displays the socially constructed body, or the ideal body for women and girls in America. Using celebrities in the upper class to sell clothing, this advertisement makes owning a product an indication of your class in the American class system. In addition to this, feminism, and how that impacts potential consumer’s perception of the product, is also implicated....   [tags: Social class, Advertising, Gender, Sociology]

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The Problem Of Global Warming

- The first reason why Klein strongly disagrees with science and technology is that instead of solving the problems from its underlying reason, they create more issues. “The earth is not our prisoner, our patient, our machine, or, indeed, our monster. It is our entire world. And the solution to global warming is not to fix the world; it is to fix ourselves” (Klein, 279). Klein confirms as she discusses geoengineering, the think extensive scale mediation in the Earth 's characteristic frameworks to check the environmental change....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Greenhouse gas]

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How Play Is A Vital Aspect Of Childhood

- From the readings this week and observing children interacting in different settings, I learned that play is a vital aspect of childhood. From play children learn about themselves, they learn social skills, problem-solving skills and get somewhat of an understanding of life. The play is also beneficial it teaches children to make choices and to conform to social norms. According to Cook; Klein; Chen; (2012) when it comes to “promoting social and emotional development” it helps kids to become more emotionally secure and develop a healthy “sense of self” (Cook, Klein, & Chen, 2012, p....   [tags: Learning, Psychology, Sociology, The Play]

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The Threat Of Man Made Climate Change

- What can we humans, as a species, do to overcome the most daunting challenge facing us today. That challenge is, of course, that all the practices we have come to rely on for our prosperity have grown to the point where their incidental impact on our natural habitat is threatening not only that prosperity, but our very survival. In other words, what can we do to avert the consequences of man-made climate change. Veteran campaigner Naomi Klein presents her own answer in this sometimes brilliant, but ultimately unconvincing, book....   [tags: Global warming, Climate change, Capitalism]

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What Is Gangbuster Bill It 's A?

- I think that all the researchers would agree that Gangbuster bill it 's a very brut generalization and might intentionally falsely consider any type of organization, street or not, belong to the gang culture and subsequently to be a potential subject for perquisition. They will probably consider the opposite to the effectiveness of such a law. Here in my reasoning, I 'm inclined to use macro level of explanation,because we are comparing the differents studies, conduced in the differents territories....   [tags: Gang, Crime, Organized crime, Criminology]

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America And The Holocaust : Film Analysis

- eau HIST 284 Extra Credit: Film America and the Holocaust I found the film, America and the Holocaust, to be very interesting and very beneficial. It not only told the story about that Holocaust from America’s perspective, but it also shows what America was like during that time. I never even thought to look at America during this time, and this film showed me things that I had no idea were going on. Film first started to talk about Kristallnacht, or The Night of Broken glass. During this time Germans went around burning and destroying Jewish homes and businesses....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Jews, Antisemitism, The Holocaust]

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An Educators Privacy and Social Networks

- This document “An Educators Privacy and Social Networks” will discuss educator’s privacy, due to the incidents that have been happening in today’s society. With technology taking over the world, writing letters and making phone calls have been replaced with social networks. These sites allow a person to socialize quickly with one another by posting comments about anything that is on his or her mind. However, with this comes the thought of what should and should not be commented. Does society believe that teachers’ First Amendment rights regarding Freedom of Speech protect them in every situation....   [tags: Education, Technology]

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Solutions to Gang Violence in Society

- Gang violence is a major problem in our society today. If nothing is done soon, gang violence could take place in our neighborhoods. MW Klein, a gang researcher, says that gangs are an aggregation of youths who perceive themselves as distinct, and that are viewed as distinct by the community. Klein also states that the gangs call forth a consistently negative image of themselves through their actions (Klein). To those involved in gangs however, gang membership provided a youth means of attempting to consolidate their gender identities (Douglas)....   [tags: Gang Violence Crimes Violent Essays]

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Information Systems Development : The Case For Ethics

- 3. Scholarly Research Article: Hirschheim, R., & Klein, H. K. (1994). Realizing emancipatory principles in information systems development: The case for ETHICS. MIS Quarterly, 18(1), 83-109. 3a. Research Question: How emancipatory principles and methodologies such as Effective Technical and Human Implementation of Computer Systems, might be applied in information systems development. 3b. Research Method: The research method is an emancipatory dialogue (Kelemen & Rumens, 2008) between the researcher and the subject matter of information systems development....   [tags: Sociology, Research, Scientific method]

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Solution Focused Therapy For Children And Families

- As we grow up, we begin to forget what it is like to be a child and how sweet and innocent we were. We forget these things because of the daily stressors that are thrown at us as mature. In my future, I want to be able to help children hold on to their innocence; because for some, it is taken from them far too early. By providing counseling for children in need there is hope that therapists can guide their adolescent patients onto a path that will allow them to live a great life no matter what their goals are....   [tags: Family therapy, Solution focused brief therapy]

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The Globalization of Sports

- Sport is an ever growing aspect of our cultures, and as the access to different avenues of sport begin to present themselves we question the ability of sport organizations to expand globally. This review of literature will examine different avenues of sport and the research that has been done in regards to their effort to expand on a global scale. Arguably one of the most successful avenues of sport to expand globally is soccer. Soccer is played in more countries(204) than any other sport. (Klein, 2008) A perfect example of soccer as a brand that has expanded globally is Manchester United....   [tags: Globalization, Sports]

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Canadian Inventors and Engineers

- Although Canadians have made more improvements and advances on inventions rather than solo inventions, Canadian inventors have contributed more than they are generally given credit for. Canadian inventors have been making contributions to society for hundreds if not thousands of years. Among the many Canadian inventions prior to the Second World War are the telephone which was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876 , the light bulb invented by Henry Woodward and Mathew Evans in 1874, and Plexiglas co-invented by William Chalmers in 1931....   [tags: technology, modern societies]

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A Meeting Between Philip, The Evangelist And A Jewish Proselytized, Ethiopians Official

- In Acts, a meeting between Philip, the Evangelist and a Jewish proselytized, Ethiopians official, is detailed. Although, not a chance meeting, it was God ordained, Phillip is led to pose a crucial question to his new acquaintance that is germane to the following discussion. Phillip hears the Ethiopian reading a passage from the Prophet Isaiah and he ask, “Do you understand what you are reading” (8: 26-38). As evident in the narrative, the Ethiopian official did not understand and Philip found an opportunity to explain and declare the good news of Jesus Christ....   [tags: New Testament, Old Testament, Bible, Jesus]

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Analysis Of ' The Royal Road ' By Sigmund Freud

- • Freud called dreams a “wish fulfillment” because he believed that dreams are based on our own experiences. He reflects this based on dreams being real and on the other hand dreams being private, where they can be fulfilled. However, in Freud view wishes can be explained better in children’s dreams. For example, there can be a difference between wishing and wanting something which leads to “censorship”, which is controlled by their ego. With adults the older dreams become internalized and wishes that are forbidden become unconscious....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Personality psychology]

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The Apostle Paul And The Doctrine Of The Bible Cannon

- The Apostle Paul, in writing to his young tyro Timothy; the son of a Greek father and Jewish mother, a Galatian, (Newton, 2012), held that, “All Scripture is God-breathed…” (2 Timothy 3:16, New International Version). Thus the inference is that “scripture” (gr. grapé), as recorded, comes directly from God (Strong, 2007) and hence, “…is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness”. However, herein lies the crux of concern for scholar throughout the ages. Simply put how do we know what is that “God-breathed” scripture....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Bible, Old Testament]

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Emotional Support For Family Partnerships And Supporting Families

- Emotional support for families Building strong family partnerships and supporting families, especially those who have children with special needs is very important in the field of education. Not only is this beneficial, it lets families know that the school is looking out for the best interest of the child and also making sure they are getting the help they need. According to Reinsberg (nd) she indicates that “parents of children with” exceptional “needs” sentiments of anxiety are frequently intensified “by a profound sense of” sorrow “that results from the loss of their initial hopes, dreams, and expectations” (Reinsberg, nd)....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Special education]

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Advertising Lingerie For Male And Female Audiences

- Marketing companies try to surpass one another thinking outside the box and creating advertisements which are unconventional, however, they operate within a few stereotypes about gender roles and representations. This essay will examine the differences between advertising lingerie for both male and female audiences. Commercials of focus are Primark’s Valentine’s Day campaign called 'For every side of you ' (see Figure 1.) and Justin Bieber’s photo shoot for Calvin Klein (see Figure 2.). Both brands are well – known, nonetheless their profile and target groups are slightly different, mainly because of price range, thus associations created by their campaign can be seen variously, depending...   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gender role, Man]

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A Critical Thinking On The Education System

- Critical Thinking Now that I have explored the education system itself, I will analyze how issues such as race are addressed in Finland. Although Finland may seem like this perfect and equal society with the values they try to implement, there is still a lot of issues regarding race which take place. Although any form of bullying is now seen as unacceptable in North American countries, according to an article by, the author demonstrates that many teachers do not know how to deal with bullying. They are either oblivious to racist remarks or deliberately choose to ignore them....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, History of education]

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Case Analysis : On Equity Theory

- on equity theory, outline the reasons why some employees might feel that the seniority policy might be considered unfair and why other employees might be interested in maintaining this policy. How would you advise Mr. Klein to adjust his seniority policy to maintain equity. The seniority policy might be considered unfair to some employees because their view may be that ‘it does not matter how many years you have been with a company. What matters is how hard and well you work opposed to others.’ The view is that seniority in a company should not reflect whether if an employee should be promoted or not....   [tags: Pharmacy, Pharmacist, Employment, Work]

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Terror of the Middle Passage

- A popular literature has painted this part of the slave experience as uniquely evil and inherently more inhuman that any of the others horrors of the slave life(Klein 130). Slaves were taken from their homes and was forcibly traded.One cannot, of course, mention the Middle Passage without eliciting the horrors of tightly packed men, women and children chained together, to keep them from rebelling, or from choosing the suicidal fate of jumping overboard. The mortality of captives in Africa, therefore, included not only losses among those headed for export at the Atlantic coast but the additional losses among those destined for export to Orient among those captured and transported to serve Afr...   [tags: Slavery]

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Historical Overview of Therapy Termination

- Literature and Conceptual Framework Unfortunately, there is a lack of research on termination specifically in the correctional setting; however, other research can be consulted to draw parallels. At first, the researcher will review the literature on the topic of termination, its history, and the issue of forced termination. Then the researcher will explore why therapy in the correctional setting is important. Historical Overview of Therapy Termination All psychotherapeutic work has to end because it is the most fundamental goal of therapy to make itself obsolete....   [tags: psychotherapy, freud, anxiety, anger]

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Object Relation Therapy For Treatment

- Object Relation Therapy In order to understand where a client is at presently one must take a look back into their childhood. Object relation therapy is one such therapy in which the focus starts at childhood and work up to the client at adulthood. Through object relation therapy, clients who experience anxiety, depression, and PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) counselors can find ways to find out about the human nature of the client, establish a counseling process, efficacy of the process, ethical issue, and multicultural issues and whether or not this particular therapy meets the criteria for a crisis situation....   [tags: Psychology, Psychoanalysis, Attachment theory]

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The Story Stuff

- In the essays that we have been reading, there is a consist theme that has been occuring. This consist theme has been that there are people who are in power, and that their conscience has been covered by hot iron, becuase their minds are being controlled by their love for money, and that they have screwed up the way that the world works in the pursuit of money. The first assignment that we had was to watch the “Story of Stuff” and then had to talk about it. In the “Story of Stuff”, the main idea was that corporations cared about one thing and one thing only, making the most money, even if that meant destroying human lives and destroying the planet....   [tags: Environment, Corporations, Consumerism]

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The Mystery of the Rose and the Narrator in A Rose for Emily by Faulkner

- While one of the most traditional interpretations of “A Rose for Emily” is the variety of meanings for the “rose” presented in the title and how the “rose” fits in with the story. Laura Getty states in her article many varied perspectives that many could ponder when identifying what the “rose” stands for. She states many possible theories that depict what the “rose” means, including theories of other writers that help support her own theory and also that adds another way that most might not consider at first....   [tags: A Rose For Emily, William Faulkner]

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No Or Less By Brad Werner 's Answer : A Complex Systems Researcher

- “More or less…” This was Brad Werner’s answer - a complex systems researcher – to a question posed by a journalist at a meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco in 2012. The question being “Is Earth F**ked” [Pg. 449]. Klein claims that this book is optimistic. I think the book itself is optimistic. Nevertheless, with the darkness of the content It seems almost impossible to believe that the future of climate change is an optimistic one. Klein presents this future to be possible though....   [tags: Law, Human rights, LAW, Climate change]

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`` Shock Doctrine `` And Tom Friedman 's `` Golden Straitjacket ``

- Naomi Klein’s “Shock Doctrine” and Tom Friedman’s “Golden Straitjacket” characterize the policies needed to globalize a country’s economy. Both policies follow similar underlying themes, yet they take entirely different positions on whether or not these policies help or harm a country’s economic development. The chapter given on Naomi Klein’s “shock doctrine”, discusses the use of “economic shock therapy” to remodel South American economies in the 1970s. The chapter focuses on the coup in Chile led by General Augusto Pinochet and a group of Chilean economists that had been trained at the University of Chicago in the Economics department....   [tags: Capitalism, Free market, The Shock Doctrine]

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A Look At Life During the Great Depression

- The United States during the early decades of the 20th Century was a nation at the dawn of a transition politically, economically and socially in the United State. It is during this time that the relationship between employers, employees, and the United States government would change dramatically. The United States by the mid-1930's will see the federal government assume a greater role in the business and personal lives of its citizens. Lizabeth Cohen's book Making A New Deal and Jennifer Klein's book For All These Rights discuss these transformations within the United States during this time period....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

- ' 'McDonaldization of Society' the current exemplar for future developments in rationalization.' Ritzer (2005) introduced Weber's (1958) theory of rationalization in which Weber believed that the modern society is being rationalized. Ritzer (2005) then specified 5 essential components in the theory. Those are efficiency, predictability, calculability, substitution of non-human for human technology, and control over uncertainty. He noted that McDonaldization is not only influencing the operation of the fast food industry in America, but also the other aspects of society, including family, travel and leisure, and even to the rest of the world....   [tags: Globalization Essays]

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Race, Hurricane Katrina, and the Aftermath

- “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” these are the words that Kanye West spoke during a Hurricane Katrina fundraising concert. Not only did the sentiment expressed with those words resonate with many Americans watching the concert that day, but observing the post Hurricane Katrina aftermath some would go a step further and argue that the United States government doesn’t care about black people. Although there were several events in the history of this country that would lead one to the same conclusion it was the disproportionate suffering and devastation experienced by African Americans in New Orleans not only during Hurricane Katrina but long after the storm had passed tha...   [tags: George Bush, African Americans, Katrina]

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Sex Sells in High-End Fashion Advertisements

- Sex Sells The desire to be desired. High end fashion advertisements are known primarily for their jaw-dropping qualities. Constantly on the verge of crossing the line and being considered culturally unacceptable, these ads individually signify a common message and appeal to young women. They are promoting sexuality and making their image a desirable part of the readers identity. Due to their costly price tags, these advertisements are marketing only to a select few, the elite class, but the identity displayed in the image portrayed is marketed to a large amount of consumers....   [tags: marketing and publicity]

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The Consequences Of Shock During Iraq

- The Consequences of Shock in Iraq When a human being goes into an advanced state of shock, the body will shut down and it will be unable to acknowledge external surroundings. Similarly, when a country experiences shock, it is not likely that its citizens will be able to fight back. The idea of taking advantage of this disorganized state in order to induce economic reform is described as “shock therapy” and was widely used by the United States since the 1970’s. University of Chicago professor and economist Milton Friedman developed the economic reform strategies used, which came to be known as Chicago School tactics, in developing countries....   [tags: 2003 invasion of Iraq, Iraq War, United States]

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College Is Not The Right Decision

- Considering the fact that a college degree doesn 't guarantee success some people decide that college is not the right decision. While some are convinced that not going to college may guarantee failure, students can still be successful without a degree. Though some careers may require a college degree there are still jobs that don’t require a college degree. Nevertheless, critics would probably argue that they wouldn 't make as much money as people who have a college degree. This isn 't always true because being a business owner doesn’t require a college degree....   [tags: Higher education, University, Academic degree]

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Investment Of Corporations And Environmental Issue

- Investment of Corporations and Environmental Issue In August 2015, the President of the United States Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced The Clean Power Plan to limit the greenhouse gas emissions. This plan is reducing the carbon pollution from the coal-burning power plants while encouraging the use of renewable energy. It is a significant step to take real action to face the climate change. In a fall 2014 survey done by The University of Michigan, they found 67 percent of U.S....   [tags: Environmentalism]

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Spike Lee

- Spike Lee In 1995 I considered Spike Lee's gritty CLOCKERS one of the year's best films; recently I spotted its video in a clearance bin and picked it up. Upon re-viewing, I am struck again by its complexity. It is the first urban drama to depict inner-city race relations with the intricacy such a pervasive cultural issue demands. On the surface it resembles a whodunit, but its main concern is how drugs and violence contaminate entire communities, dramatized in the collapse of one African-American youth's life....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Crime Of Gang Activity

- Literature review According to the FBI (2010) there are approximately 1.4 million people in the United States that are actively involved with a gang. There are also around as many as 33,000 gangs across America according to the FBI, (2010). Gang activity is currently a huge problem because gangs are responsible for a majority of the crime that takes place in America but, criminal street gangs have become one of the most serious crime problems today (Ryan, 2009). One solution for reducing criminal gang activity in the United States is to do more research and intelligence to determine where the most gang activity takes place, what gangs cause the most trouble, and which gangs are the mos...   [tags: Crime, Gang, Criminology, Police]

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Sitting Shiva Funeral

- The passing of a loved one is something every person will encounter in his or her lifetime, just as the birth is a natural part of life so too is death. In its wake, it leaves to the living reeling with emotions of sadness, shock and confusion, especially if the death was sudden and unexpected. In many cases people will often turn to religion to help them cope with the loss. Each religion has their own tradition for funerals, and support for those who are mourning for the dead. Within Judaism, the traditions for funerals and grieving are specific in what a mourner and those consoling are to do and not to do....   [tags: death, burial, mourning]

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Importance Of Musical Theatre

- Musical theatre is a widely diverse, entertaining, and fascinating field. Yet, it is misunderstood by so many. Young students with interests in theatre are constantly insulted. Those trying to succeed in theatre as a career are looked down on. The world of musical theatre is neglected, forgotten, and ridiculed in modern society. As a result of this behavior, musical theatre and art activities in general suffer extreme budget cuts and attention loss in schools. Administrators put their funds and focus on their losing high school football team rather than the drama club which includes a handful of students who could very well be successful on Broadway one day....   [tags: Musical theatre, Education, Music, Theatre, Play]

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