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Social Phobi Loneliness And The Feeling Of Being Unwanted Is The Most Terrible Poverty

- Gender Differences in Loneliness and How to Fight It during the Holidays “Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty”, said Mother Theresa. Many agree. Loneliness is a subjective feeling of disconnection, emptiness or isolation from others. It can be drastically separate from being alone; one can feel lonely in the middle of a boisterous party or in bed cuddled up to another. The presence or absence of others does not always influence this feeling. There are many reasons why people may feel lonely....   [tags: Emotion, Depression, Loneliness, Feeling]

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Loneliness in Works of Emily Dickinson

- In the poems of Emily Dickinson, there are many instances in which she refers to her seclusion and loneliness, and how wonderful the two can be. In a book entitled, Emily Dickenson: Singular Poet, by Carl Dommermuth, she writes: "She (Dickinson) apparently enjoyed a normal social life as a school girl, but in later years would seldom leave her home. She was passionate yet distant." This distance Dommermuth speaks of is quite evident in Dickinson's works. Dickinson not only loves her loneliness but also feels as though she cannot live without it....   [tags: seclusion, loneliness, poetry]

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John Steinbeck´s Of Mice and Men; The Loneliness of American Society

- In an American society, many people settle in the United States of America in hopes of seeking the American Dream, which is the freedom of life, equality, and the aspiration to accomplish individual goals in life. Any person that has lived through the great depression has had their life drastically changed by many hard obstacles that had to be fought in order to sustain an excellent life. Some of the crucial themes of the novel Of Mice and Men is that having your own dream attains ambition, companionship, and assurance, allowing one to succeed in life with meaning and importance....   [tags: Loneliness, American Dream]

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Loneliness in Herman Melville's Writing

- Loneliness in Herman Melville's Writing "[Melville read] The Solitude of Nature and of Man, or The Loneliness of Human Life (by Horatio Alger) making particular note of passages linked with solitude to the intellectual life" (528 Lorant). Loneliness is a major theme of the life and work of Herman Melville. What makes one so damnably alone and is there a cure for this. Loneliness was something that Melville suffered with his whole life yet he must have cherished his alone time somewhat since a writer's life is to be alone....   [tags: Herman Meville Lonely Loneliness Essays]

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Radcliffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness

- Radcliffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness - A Classic of Lesbian Literature. Radcliffe Hall’s novel, The Well of Loneliness, depicts the girlhood and womanhood of a non-conventional woman, Stephen Gordon, who after assuming her natural inversion during her adolescence, fights to find a place in the world. After fulfilling partially her aspirations by serving in I World War as an ambulance driver, she falls in love with Mary, another ambulance driver, and for a short while they defy the world with their happiness....   [tags: Radcliffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness]

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Philip Slater’s The Pursuit of Loneliness

- Philip Slater’s The Pursuit of Loneliness The purpose of Philip Slater’s book The Pursuit of Loneliness is to “reach some understanding of the forces which are unraveling our society” for his readers (xxii). It is a common conception that America is the best country, an idea which is substantiated by economic figures. However, Americans are not happy. According to Slater, “all societies frustrate certain human needs and satiate others (because) humanity and any particular society’s idea of what humanity should be is never very exact” (2)....   [tags: Philip Slater Pursuit Loneliness Essays]

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Loneliness : The True State Of Loneliness

- Throughout Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet, we see the true tragedy of loneliness Ophelia encounters in the play. Ophelia, who remains lonely with silence in the play, was not able to express her feelings and had no freedom of choice to make her own decisions. She lived her life with grief under the control of men. The only escape, she saw from her sorrow was madness and death, which was not a willful choice for her to do. However, Hamlet didn’t feel as lonely as Ophelia, as he was allowed to speak to everyone in the palace and he had the power to make his own choices as well....   [tags: Gertrude, Characters in Hamlet, Suicide, Hamlet]

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Loneliness As A Person 's Level Of Loneliness

- Loneliness is a feeling of emptiness due to not having any friends or company around. Being lonely doesn 't always mean that one is alone. Keeping to oneself does not always mean reclusiveness. In fact, one can have many people to talk to and be a very popular person and still feel alone. There are many key aspects that factor into a person’s level of loneliness including how many close friends they truly have, how many people that really understand them as a person, and their willingness to share parts of themselves with aforementioned people....   [tags: Friendship, Interpersonal relationship, Love]

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A braid of loneliness

- “The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.” –Mother Teresa A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris is a novel about Native American, narrated by three generations of Indian women; Ida the grandmother, Christine the mother, and Rayona. The stories of three people, “twisting and tying and blending,” fabricate the braid of their relationship. Each of three strands is a complicated composition of hairlines. There is a hairline that all strands have in common and shape this braid: loneliness....   [tags: Character Analysis, Rayona, Ida]

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The Revulsions of Loneliness

- The Revulsions of Loneliness Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is a melancholic novelette set in the era of the Great Depression. This novelette tells a tragic story while not being extremely long. The characters George and Lennie show a special bond that not too many men like them share. They start off running from Lennie’s mistakes and come to a new ranch to have a fresh start. Altruistic George has never left Lennie, even though Lennie has crushed his dream of living on his own land many times....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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