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Art As A Form Of Self Expression

- Art is a form of self-expression which allows us to explicate our inner-selves, imagination, and emotions through visual means. Art is crucial to every society because it provides the social, educational, and economic benefits that give the power to communicate, correlate with the rest of the world, understand history and establish cultural identities (5). Despite these critical aspects, art in today’s world is profoundly undermined. Art has proven to be vital to society, and should therefore be publicly supported by the government....   [tags: Art, The arts, Arts, Feminism]

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Racial Identity And Self Expression

- Families, language, ancestry/birthright, and multicultural identity of self all connects to one’s heritage and identification process by giving the opportunity to self-expression. A writer who goes through the experience of self-expression and realization of identity is Emiene Shija Wright. Wright, the writer of “Say Something in African,” speaks about discrimination and prejudice but most importantly, her culture and how it helps shape her identity. With her writing, Wright exemplifies the way a culture is linked through some traditions and/or traits....   [tags: Family, Culture, The Culture, Multiculturalism]

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Personal Statement On Self Expression

- To know yourself, you must truly dig deep within you to find out what you are made of. An individual can learn a lot about himself or herself through evaluating their life based on the leisure definition. My three major roles in my life are a loving daughter/sister, dedicated student and a competitive athlete. Leisure is defined as, the experience of living a moment of positive self-expression (Pavelka, 2000). Based on the definition, it can be split into three components, which are, the experience, living in the moment, and a positive self-expression....   [tags: Life, Meaning of life, Stress, Stress]

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Utopia Without Self Expression

- The Handmaid’s Tale by Margret Atwood takes place in a government imposed “utopia” with strict rules and constant surveillance, however; the system is anything but perfect. This utopia fails because it does not recognize that human nature demands a means of self expression. The lack of freedom to love whom you want, dress how you want, or create what you want leads this society to corruption and self destruction. With the deprivation of choice, people are no longer human. Virtually every decision a person makes is in an attempt to express their character, it may be in the clothes they wear or the music they listen to, but ultimately everyone just wants to be loved and understood....   [tags: Ficitonal Literature]

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Is the Corporate World Taking Away the Right of Self Expression?

- Is the Corporate World Taking Away the Right to Self Expression. Ron Carter’s Starbucks’ Coffee uniform includes pants, a shirt, an apron, and wristbands to cover the tattoos on his arm (Feldstein, 2011). Many people have to cover up their body art while at work. Some businesses do not even hire people that have visible body art such as tattoos or piercings other than the typical ear piercing. This is not uncommon in the United States today. However, the question comes up as to whether this is demoralizing or mandatory for the workplace....   [tags: Business Management ]

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The Value Of Self Expression Through Music And Art

- There are many things that influence an area’s culture. All of the factors come from the values of the population. As individuals, we all have our own set of values that influence who we are and where we are going with our lives. Our individual values can be anything from a set of characteristics, political ideas, music and arts, and many more. I would say the biggest thing that has influenced where I am today is music. I have been into music from a very young age and I am currently looking at becoming a music producer once I graduate from college....   [tags: High school, Music, Culture, Art]

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Burning Man: An Experiment in Radical Self Expression

- I work for a very conservative, global medical device company in Orange County. Within a month of starting my position, I had become acquainted with a woman who was very in every sense of the word “professional”, was always dressed in her Brooks Brothers best and had a reputation among her peers for being very straight laced. One day I overheard another manager taking about her, mentioning that she was a regular at Burning Man. Of course judgments were immediately made, perhaps prematurely as I had only the vaguest idea what this event was about; but was sure I heard somewhere that it was a weeklong drug binging, orgy....   [tags: Event Analysis ]

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Facebook Is A Global Platform For Public Self Expression And Conversation

- Company Profile & Background Twitter describes itself as a "global platform for public self expression and conversation in real-time." Twitter have proved a platform for its users to discover, uncover, find, generate and distribute content, with an emphasis on simplicity. Currently, the majority of Twitter users reach it online or by a mobile application, so the 140 character limit is more of a systemic limitation instead of technical one. Twitter is a public real-time platform allowing any user to tweet and any user to follow other users (users can choose to make their accounts private)....   [tags: Twitter, Social network service, Facebook]

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Painting Nails : Creative Outlet For Self Expression

- Painting nails is a creative outlet for self-expression and can aid in complementing one’s style; complex techniques and designs have emerged throughout the evolution of nail painting, but can be easily tackled with a systematic approach. As one dives into nail painting endeavors, it is easy to make a mistake and become frustrated. Obstacles ranging from difficulty in painting with one’s non dominant hand to accidentally smudging the paint may push one to abandon the effort altogether. Fortunately, the art of painting one’s nails is a simple task that can be mastered through practice, a methodical system of filing, applying a base coat, and applying a final coat with even brush strokes....   [tags: Manicure, Nail care, Pedicure, Hand]

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Religion of Self-Expression

- ... There is no official tome-like text to represent Wicca, but there is a very short and straightforward rede. The Wiccan Rede simply states, “As it harms none, do as ye will,” thus directly following the Threefold Law. The message of Wicca is to strive to cause as little harm as possible while on your journey through life (Rose-Rede). One role of religion is to give it’s people the answer to the question of where we go when our time on Earth is up. Wiccans believe in a theory called reincarnation, or the belief that when one dies, they will eventually be re-born into the world again....   [tags: Wicca, personal decision]

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Self Expression

- Self Expression The American social environment has revolutionized the ways in which people express their sexual identity. Years ago it was taboo for a young lady to talk about sex or even arouse her interest about the topic. Sheltered under her parents wings a girl was not given the opportunity to explore her sexuality. Parents molded their children in their image and did not allow them much choice or opportunity for diversity. It was not as socially acceptable for a young person to be allowed to express themselves through clothes, music or lifestyle as it is today....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Selfishness And Self Expression : Herman Melville 's Bartleby, The Scrivener

- Selfishness and Self-Expression Herman Melville’s short story Bartleby, The Scrivener, opens the reader’s eye to charity and selfishness. On page 24 Melville says “Though, concerning the self-indulgent habits of Turkey…” which is saying that Turkey’s desires are more excessive than they should be. Later Bartleby becomes selfish in the fact that he applied for a position of work and then proceeded to say he would “prefer not to” compare the sheet for the lawyer (27). He would prefer not to because of motive resistance and bunking the illusion of power....   [tags: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper]

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Freedom of Self- Expression: Tattoos and Body Piercings at 16 Should be Permitted

- Most parents would agree that children should have permission to get tattoos and body piercings. I believe that teens should have the authority to get them on our own. The current Texas law states that any person under the age of 18 must have parental permission before getting a tattoo or any body piercing. Identification is required to verify the persons age. I feel that by the age of 16, any student should have the authority to express themselves in a way such as tattoos and body piercings. There are various aspects through which people, especially youth, identify themselves....   [tags: rhetorical essay, rhetoric]

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Hip Hop : A Culture And Form Of Ground Breaking Music And Self Expression

- What is Hip-Hop When thinking of the term Hip-Hop many have there on presumptions “A culture and form of ground breaking music and self-expression with elements that consisted of the elements of graffiti art, DJing, MCing, and breaking.” (urban dictionary) “the emerge of black talent mainly in the form of rap.” (Smith, Quin. Personal interview. 25 October 2015). Here we have two different definitions but, yet meaning the same thing. Hip-Hop originated from the African American community, and has been around for over 25 years begging in the South Bronx in New York City....   [tags: Hip hop music, Hip hop, Rapping, Rapper's Delight]

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Religion Stifles Creativity, Self-expression and Individual Freedom

- In the midst of a diversified society, communities tend to hold individuals to many set standards and stereotypes. One may compare the poor man to the rich, the black woman to the white, and even in the United States of America, the Christian family to the Muslim. Despite the many unique characteristics individuals and communities have, it is the institution of religion that places strongholds on individuality thus harboring conformity. Religious communities expect their members to assume a certain shape, to fit a particular mold; restriction essentially diminishes individuality while accepting conformity....   [tags: The Power of Religion]

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Self-destructive Self-expression in The Yellow Wallpaper

- Self-destructive Self-expression in The Yellow Wallpaper        In "The Yellow Wallpaper", a story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the conflict centers around the protagonist's inability to maintain her sanity in a society that does not recognize her as an individual. Her husband and brother both exert their own will over hers, forcing her to conform to their pre-set impression an appropriate code of behavior for a sick woman. She has been given a "schedule prescription for each hour in the day; [John] takes all care from me" (155)....   [tags: Yellow Wallpaper essays]

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Self-Expression in Theodore Roethke's Elegy for Jane

- Self-Expression in Theodore Roethke's Elegy for Jane Theodore Roethke demonstrates an abiding honesty toward the facts of his experience. Roethke, who was one of America's teaching poets before his death, was self-absorbed, and his poetry derives much of its imaginative strength from his quest for that communion joining self and creation (Mills 527-28). In "Elegy for Jane," one of his most successful poems, he blends his grief for his student Jane Bannick with his childhood memories, his students' experiences, and his role as teacher....   [tags: Elegy Jane Essays]

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Feminism and Postmodernism Used to Describe Female Characters: Adrienne Rich’s “Snapshot of a Daughter-in-law” and Don DeLillo’s “End Zone”

- Adrienne Rich’s “Snapshot of a Daughter-in-law” and Don DeLillo’s “End Zone” use negative diction and imagery to relate their thoughts on feminism and postmodernism. Rich uses negative diction and imagery to describe a woman who has adapted to the world’s opinion of what a woman should be. DeLillo uses negative diction to describe Myna after she conforms to social expectations of beauty. Rich brings in ideas of how domestic chores create a burden on women physically and emotionally, and DeLillo also uses Myna to portray what he thinks about the world’s view on beauty and notions for women....   [tags: Negative Diction, Self Expression]

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Sigmund Freud and Conscious and Unconscious Decisions

- According to Badiau, Art, Science, Politics, love are the only four possible domains of human existence in which it is possible do have some access to the truth, within which it is possible to serve life, create life, live life and produce life. If life is dependent upon art, science, politics, love then art, science, politics and love are fundamentally revolving around self, world and God. Since all these ideologies seed with the idea of God, it is impossible to envisage self and world without God....   [tags: pleassure principle, self-expression]

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School Uniforms and Their Role in Education

- Contrary to popular belief, school uniforms play a larger role in education than one might think. Studies have shown school uniforms to promote more focus and increase drive pertaining to students’ school work. Just like a businessman puts a suit on when attending an important meeting, some students become more serious about their projects and assignments at school when putting their uniforms on. While individuality is an important thing, many people are constantly ridiculed not because of personality-based traits but because of the pattern on their t-shirt, or their pants not being the perfect fit for them....   [tags: school environment, self-expression]

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Are Tattoos, Art?

- There are many forms of art in today’s society, all ranging in a wide variety of intricacy and complexity. From performing arts, there is also interpretive arts and the classic hand molding and paint brush wielding type of art. Most art is easily distinguished, but there’s another form that has been bubbling to the surface for quite some time now and that art form is tattooing. Though many disagree that this is an actual art form, most often times, people determine tattooing as a “rite of passage,” for when a person turns 18 at the very least, but are tattoos, truly considered an art....   [tags: Trend, Repetition, Self-expression]

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The Life of American Women in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

- ... On the other hand, Tea Cake brings her speech out by conversing with her and putting himself on equal terms with her. Her love stems from his respect for her individuality. Tea Cake specifically tells her, “If it was you wouldn’t be sayin’ dat. Have de nerve tuh say whut you mean” (Hurston 104). After Janie discovers her ability to define herself by her speech interactions with others, she learns that silence can also be a source of empowerment. She learns to control her voice after she finds it....   [tags: passive women, independent, self-expression]

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Human Nature in A&P by John Updikes

- John Updlikes, “A&P” is a fictitious narrative that presents an insightful view on some facets of human nature. Our story takes place at an A&P grocery store in a small Massachusetts town. We are taken into the mind of our 19-year old narrator, Sammy, who quickly leaves behind his innocence as a carefree teenager to become a man, with a realistic understanding of being an adult. Throughout this story, Updlike, creates scenes where peoples idealistic views of themselves and social norms, shake the monotonous routine of the A&P....   [tags: gender, social class, self expression]

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Despite the Trends in Fashion, Teenagers Should Dress Appropriately

- Fashion is in demand for all walks of life, young and old, male or female, and rich or poor. Fashion is a way to express one’s self and also a way of showing off. Fashion is being who you are. For most teens, image is important. Despite the provocativeness of much of today's fashion, it is possible for teen's to dress appropriately while keeping up with the latest trends. In 1970's the latest fashion trends included, disco look, tie dye shirt, and fringe. The Disco look was one of the fashion styles in 1970’s because of the disco music station was introduced on New York radio....   [tags: self-image, self-expression]

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Photography- The Path to Art

- If asked, one’s interpretation of what classifies as forms of art may vary from visual arts, to literary arts, based on one’s individual opinion. These opinions are produced through the influence of one’s individual lifestyle and society in which they live. If a street artist was asked what forms of art exist, one may give examples on urban artistry with an underlying motive, while a professional architect may give examples of geometric, unique designs from past work. The backbone to art in itself is the concept that it is a manmade creation of something from the mind, whether it be based off of preexisting or new influences in the world....   [tags: self-expression, art critics, opinion]

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Body Piercing: Reclamation, Enhancement, And Self-Expression

- In America the practice of body piercing is everywhere, especially among young people, who are getting several parts of their bodies pierced either as an affirmation of their personal individuality, as a means of sexual gratification or stimulation, a reclamation of their bodies from physical or emotional trauma, or for as a means of adornment. Whatever the reason, it's widespread. Body piercing is the piercing of the ears, nose, septum, cheeks, lip, tongue, nipples, navel, clitoris, labia, penis, and scrotum....   [tags: Body Piercing Fashion Trends Essays]

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Racial Discrimination : The Body And Expression Of Self Identification, And Formulation Of Individual Body Image

- Many cultures utilize the body as a way of expressing their identity by modifying specific features, which help to demonstrate cultural pride. The modifications of physical features represent racial empowerment, self-identification, and formulation of individual body image. The manipulation of the body and expression of individualism has been scrutinized and unaccepted in most dominant cultures. The establishment of standard body images and rejection of abnormal features has created a hostile environment for racial minorities....   [tags: African American, Sociology, Racism]

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Expression of Self-worth in Homer’s Iliad

- Expression of Self-worth in Homer’s Iliad The story of the Trojan War as played out in the Iliad is perhaps most gripping for the focus on the role of the individual; the soul is struck by the very concept of a decade-long war and a city-state razed to the ground for one man’s crime and one woman’s beauty. As such, the dynamic between Helen, Paris, and the Trojan people they have doomed is a fascinating one. For while Prince Paris is hated by all of Troy, his right to keep Helen is challenged by none....   [tags: Iliad essays]

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Celebrities' Privacy vs. Freedom of Expression

- Introduction Celebrities as public figures publish more information than ordinary people, and at the same time, the public is eager to pry into their private life through the media, but it is easy to clash with each other. Therefore, it is worth discussing whether the law should take celebrities’ privacy as priority or the right to freedom of expression when conflicts happen. This essay illustrates the development and current status of privacy laws in US, UK and China as well as analyses the application in social media....   [tags: self-determination, privacy]

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The Self: As Defined by Charles Taylor

- Ever since the human race developed the gift of sentience, we have long since been on a quest to discover who we are. After all, this is one of the defining traits that make us human. When an animal looks in a mirror, it does not recognize itself as an individual, but rather sees another member of its species. We are different, we see ourselves in the mirror, with all our flaws, insecurities, and doubts. Despite all of this we still achieve and thrive, for being human means that we are blessed with the infinite capacity for creativity....   [tags: Sources Self: The Making of the Modern Identity]

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The Expression of Gratitude

- The purpose of this study was to test the effect of verbal expression of gratitude on relationship satisfaction. It was hypothesized that participants who expressed gratitude in a close relationship would have greater relationship satisfaction than those who did not express gratitude. At the end of the study, the experimental condition had a higher relationship satisfaction after gratitude expression, than the control condition after expression. For the experimental condition, relationship satisfaction after gratitude expression was significantly higher than before expression, while for the control, relationship satisfaction after expression was not significantly different than before expres...   [tags: Interpersonal Communication]

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Taking Risks to Self-fulfillment in The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Stetson

- ... Her character, mentally weak and fragile and with no desirable means to be self-fulfilled, succumbs to everything her physician/husband says because “what is one to do?” (p. 638) She is pressured to agree to a “rest cure” for her nervous disorder, although she intuitively knows that this treatment stands in the way of her inner happiness: “Personally, I believe that congenial work, with excitement and change would do me good.” (p. 648) Her husband forbids her any form of creative expression: “He says that my imaginative power and habit of story making, a nervous weakness like mine is sure to lead to all manner of excited fancies, and I ought to use my will and good sense to check the t...   [tags: oppression, self-control, turmoil]

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External Expression and the Human Element

- Few emotions envelop a human being along the same line as love. Love forces individuals from all walks of life to act different, to speak differently and to ultimately change the way they act, all in order to demonstrate their connection to the other individual. All of the elements revolving around love are part of human self-expression, and while unique to every person as a whole, each person experiences love and the feeling of love in a similar manor. Self-expression, however, is not simply limited to real life interactions....   [tags: communication, Internet, emotions, social media]

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Art Is An Expression Of A Community

- What is art. Art can be presented in different forms such as painting, music and poetry in people’s daily life. Art which exists around people keeps changing its form and appearance over the time. For instance, when students study in the classroom, those desks and tables which they use are artworks. But when students look at their shoes, those shoes they wear are also art because they are designed, and functional. Therefore, in general, art is in a constant state of change and nobody can exactly define what art is....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, Africa]

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Emotional Connection With Tactile Expression

- INTRODUCTION Emotional connection with tactile expression within a relationship can be explored through the attachment styles of the individuals in the relationship. New relationships encounter a learning process of balancing the attachment and expression of the two partners. This process creates an intimacy language that blends the two styles into a new language that is understood by the partners (Sherman, 1993). Sometimes attachment injuries or past experiences mold and inhibit one partner from participating in this new language....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Attachment theory]

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Feminist Expression in The Yellow Wallpaper

- A woman driven crazy by post partum depression and a dangerous treatment summarizes the short story of “The Yellow Wallpaper”. The story was influenced by the 19th century women’s depression and their vision of life. Through phantasmagoric symbolism in “The Yellow Wallpaper” Gilman is able to speak volumes on the destruction and autonomy of feminist self-expression, the restrictions of gender roles, and the patriarchal paradigm. Advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men, Charlotte Perkins Gilman speaks to the “female condition” in her 1892 short story “The Yellow Wallpaper”, by writing about the life of a woman and what caused her to lose her...   [tags: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, theme analysis]

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Experiential Therapy On Emotional Expression

- Experiential Experiential therapy is centralized on emotional expression and awareness (Nichols, 2013). When families have discouraged emotional expression, members are unlikely to know the difference between healthy and unhealthy handling of emotion. The process of experiential therapy encourages emotional expression, but not simply emotionality. According to Wiser and Arnow, “Deep experiencing describes a process in which a client attends to emergent affective material and uses it as the basis for examining self and situation....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Family]

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Self Defeating Humor And Self Esteem

- Self-Defeating Humor and Self-Esteem Self-concept is an individual’s compilation of feelings, self-perception, and an idea of the basis of human personality. Self-esteem, usually identified in a positive approach, is the concept of one’s confidence in abilities and self worth, and the idea of self-respect. Self-evaluative standards evidently have a vital role in shaping future emotions and subsequent behaviors (Kuiper & McHale, 2009; 143.4: 359-76). According to Abraham Maslow’s Theory of Self-Actualization, self-esteem, notably confidence in oneself, respect for and by others, is achieved after physiological needs, safety needs, and love and belonging needs....   [tags: Self-esteem, Psychology, Mental health]

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What are the Effects of Representation and Self-regulation in the Media in Respect to Gender and Sexuality?

- Introduction Media in its numerous forms is an endemic part of modern life. We are continually exposed to media texts and their representations of gender and sexuality. In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in how these representations affect our perceptions of gender and sexuality. Initially I will define what is meant by representation and self-regulation in a media context. Secondly, I will examine debates around these issues including self-identity & role models, privacy & public interest and censorship & freedom of speech....   [tags: censorship, freedom of speech, self-identity]

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Expression is Not Free

- Expression is Not Free It is said that writer's block is the inability to write because of a loss in creative thought about a given subject. It is entirely possible that this term can be attributed to other aspects of writing and life in general; it is this area I will explore. Virginia Woolf explains the angel in her house as the pure spirit that would come between her and her paper when writing reviews about men. ' You are writing about a book that has been written by a man. Be sympathetic, be tender, flatter, deceive, use all these arts of our sex.'; She was able to slay this angel because of a trust fund left to her by family, which paid her a handsome living....   [tags: Writing Writers]

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America 's Freedom Of Speech And Expression

- What is an American. The American people are each unique human beings, not one is like the other. Americans can be defined as people of self-expression and diligence in the workforce because they have multiple freedoms, rights to be themselves, as well as gratitude towards the United States of America. Many Characteristics can be used to describe an American but self-expression and hard work are the most important ones. These characteristics are what helped the American society grow into the strong community it is today....   [tags: United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt]

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Outward Expression : The Impact Of Modern Photography

- Outward expression: The impact of modern photography With roughly 576 mega pixels the human eye is more than capable of captivating this magnificent world (Clarkvision). Thousands of billions of precious moments seen by every human. Continually occurring wanted or not, "Images like those in ‘Precious Time’ are difficult for anyone to look at, yet we need to know that this, too. ” (Documentary Photography). The ability to record of every single instant is unfortunately virtually impossible and has always been a problem....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, The Real World, Media]

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The Harlem Renaissance : An Era Of Cultural Expression

- The Harlem Renaissance was an era of cultural expression. It was an eruption of literature, music, and art that was created and inspired by African Americans. The movement was centered in Harlem, New York City. It was a part of a worldwide revolution that was sparked by World War I. The Harlem Renaissance brought about a debate over racial identity and the future of black Americans following a growth in the African American population in Northern cities during and after the war. Minstrel shows, well-known for depicting blacks in a stereotypically comical way (Bodenner), shaped the way blacks were seen in popular culture....   [tags: W. E. B. Du Bois, African American, Negro]

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Ffacial Expression and Its Connection to Emotion

- Emotion has remained a very debatable topic because although each individual does carry emotion, the many factors that are involved differ from culture to culture. The differences come from the comparison of individualistic cultures and collectivistic cultures. Many studies have shown that Americans have a contrasting expression of emotion when compared to East-Asian cultures, like Japan and China. The importance of value, goals, and motivation play a dominant role in how emotion is expressed in these cultures....   [tags: individualistic culture, westeners, americans]

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Ownership of Self and Property

- Ownership has long affected our sense of self and worth. It has changed with the times but still affects us the same way as before. The famous philosopher, Plato, thought that “owning objects is detrimental to a person's character”. By examining the different types of ownership and evidence from historical to contemporary society, ownership correlates with one’s sense of self by either improving or diminishing it. . It is impossible for any living organism to survive without owning anything. From insects to mankind, owning some sort of property, whether tangible or intangible, is our way of surviving....   [tags: financial system, economy, self-ownership]

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Human Expression of Emotion

- Have you ever wanted to know what someone was thinking or feeling in a given moment. Perhaps someone has, to all appearances, been feeling one way, but for some unexplainable reason you felt they were actually experiencing another emotion. It is possible that your subconscious was picking up on subtle clues in the other person’s face, manner of speaking, or posture that gave away their true reaction to the situation (“Gut Feelings”). To most people, these feelings are only vague hunches that are often dismissed, but to people who have honed their instincts and have learned to interpret these visual signals for what they are, other people’s true emotions become clearer....   [tags: body language, facial expressions]

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Self-Plagiarism is Allowed by Jewish Law

- Ever since the invention of the printing press and other forms of mass reproduction, duplicating the work of another has gone from being a painstaking and time-consuming task to a simple click of a mouse. As society moves towards an electronic-based culture, plagiarism, the act of using another person's words or ideas without giving credit to that person, has become much more prevalent due to the ease with which it can be done. With plagiarism becoming commonplace in colleges and universities, teachers have begun to restrict what can and cannot be submitted to fulfill assignment requirements....   [tags: Self-Plagiarism Essays]

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Personal Expression Of Jeremy Clarkson

- Jeremy Clarkson, born on the 11th of April 1960, is an English broadcaster and writer who specialises in motoring. He writes weekly columns for ‘The Sunday Times’ and ‘The Sun’, but is better known for his role on the BBC TV show Top Gear, which won an International Emmy in 2005. Jeremy’s ‘World View’ is more related to ‘hedonism’ and ‘high-living’, which is the principle that you should do what makes you feel happy. Jeremy speaks his mind, and does not hesitate, or even take any notice if people take offence to his bold statements....   [tags: Analysis Writer Boradcaster]

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Protecting Religious Expression

- ... Unfortunately, trends such as the modernization and secularization of religion mean that religious tolerance faces challenges in the decades ahead (Conkle 1773). The truth is, humans have an inborn urge to spirituality, to hope in the fantastic and supernatural, and all societies owe religion a variety of social benefits. Thus, attending religious services is “linked to healthy, stable family life, strong marriages, and well-behaved children (Fagan). Religion creates a compulsion to live better lives than people otherwise are disposed to, and for many people it is an important part of developing a conscience and personal morals (Fagan)....   [tags: protecting expressions of faith]

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Learning Ones True Self Based on A Separate Peace by John Knowles

- In the novella, A Separate Peace by John Knowles, the narrator, Gene, expresses the hardships of leaving innocence of adolescence and merging into reality. During this journey, Gene’s lack of self-assurance leads him to jealousy towards his best friend, Phineas, also known as Finny. Through the eyes of Gene, Finny is portrayed as athletic, outgoing, and unpredictable; otherwise, everything Gene is not. Upon his return to Devon, Gene is reminded of the accident that occurred on the tree. Overwhelmed with jealousy and resentment, Gene jolts the limb of the tree, causing his best friend’s fall and development of uncertainty....   [tags: irony, metaphors, seach of self]

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My Music Is an Expression of Myself

- Music played a sparingly important role in our lives to illustrate, that it could cure depression that we could have experienced through our continuous life. Music may bring back memories from the past that could be notably, as our childhood and regrets we had may experience. Music could be different in many tones such as, many colors that would resemble remedy of the song or how the artist may feel about themselves. For example, music could be a rhythm that dancer may use to express through art of movement to show how they are feeling....   [tags: personal account and reflection]

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Art As A Form Of Creative Expression

- Art is a form of creative expression in once unique innovative form. This form can be looked upon in various ways. While, art may come in multiple forms by articulating its solitary purpose. As it has been understood that, individuals receive comfort from art either by creating it or as an alternative by assembling it. In addition to, in today’s society, the purpose of art serves as historical momentum. This helps us to look back in history and makes us able to distinguish if a collector of artifacts is different than an artist or they both serve the same purpose....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Transgender]

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Freedom Of Expression : School Uniforms

- FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION School uniforms as they are used today violate the core principles of our constitution. The first amendment guarantees the right to freedom of expression. “Among the basic rights is the right to hold and to have the exclusive use of personal property. One ground of this right is to allow a sufficient material basis for personal independence and a sense of self-respect, both of which are essential for the adequate development and exercise of the moral powers. Having this right and being able effectively to exercise it is one of the social bases of self-respect” (Rawls, 2001, p.114)....   [tags: Clothing, Dress code, Education, Uniforms]

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Hip Hop: The Method of Expression

- From the impoverished section of Bronx, New York arose a youth culture that spread throughout the community like wild fire. Within the gang-ridden, drug-infested streets, a depravation of creativity forced underprivileged African American youths onto the streets in search of an output for their imagination. It was within these streets that hip-hop appeared as the product of independence, self-realization, creativity, and pride. Hip-hop began between the transformations from the late 1960’s to the early 1970’s....   [tags: Music]

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Biological Sex And Gender Expression

- Biological Sex and Gender Expression Biological sex indicts from birth whether we are born as a male or female based on our reproductive system. Once we enter the world, we are shaped and influenced by our social environment and culture, and we begin to identify with masculine or feminine roles that form our gender expression. Sociologist Raewyn Connell established a four-fold theory on the structure of gender relations in certain societal structures. This theory includes power relations, production relations, cathexis (emotional relations) and symbolism....   [tags: Gender, Gender identity, Male, Gender role]

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Freedom of Speech and Expression

- On December 15, 1791, Congress adopted the freedom of speech as a constitutional right under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution as a law to protect all American citizens. The law clearly states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances” (www.law.cornell.edu)....   [tags: Law, Autonomy, Ethics]

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Cultural Expression Of Cultural Culture

- Cultural expression frequently serves as a way to cope with conditions of a society or culture. Film, literature, and music all serve as cultural time machines. These modes of cultural travel can send us back and help us understand the cultural impact of the past and give us a greater understanding of why the world is what it is today. In the countries of Brazil and Jamaica, with similar histories of oppression, slavery, genocide, crushing poverty and systemic racism, it is not surprising to see similarities within many of their cultural expressions, but especially in their music....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, Bob Marley, Reggae]

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Influences on Emotional Expression

- Emotions play a significant part in our daily lives, especially to our overall wellbeing whenever we share these experiences with other people. The ability to express and interpret emotions is an important skill that everyone can improve on that would greatly benefit their interpersonal communication. Our expressions accompany our emotions; they serve as windows that allow other people to know what we are feeling inside. There are several factors that influence how we communicate our feelings. The primary explanation for the differences in how people express their emotions rests on biology....   [tags: Psychology, Emotions]

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The Effects Of Low Self Esteem And Bullying On Plastic Surgery Patients

- According to research, various researchers in the past have shown and done many studies on the effect of low self-esteem and bullying on plastic surgery patients. People that go through plastic surgery must have a reason as to why they want plastic surgery (Gimlin 2002). Plastic surgery is something that is permanent and is something to think about before getting. Researchers have focused on women who had plastic surgery and if they were victims of low self esteem and bullying (Brito 2010; Kinnuen 2010; Veiga 2010; Collins 2012)....   [tags: Self-esteem, Bullying, Plastic surgery]

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Freedom of Expression is Essential in a Democratic Society

- Freedom of expression involves a number of aspects which are regulated under Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights. It is thought to be essential in a free and democratic society. Article 10 describes freedom of expression as having the freedom to hold an opinion or express a view without intervention from public authority . However, this right is not an absolute right as there are a number of formalities, restrictions and conditions placed on the right to freedom of expression. A number of legal restrictions have been put into place to protect national security, public safety, for the prevention of disorder, which may lead to crime, protection of public health and morals , p...   [tags: judicial, journalist, article 10]

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Limits of Freedom of Expression in English Law

- What are the limits of freedom of expression in English law. Are they satisfactory. Article 10 of the European convention of human rights holds “Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers. This Article shall not prevent States from requiring the licensing of broadcasting, television or cinema enterprises” This is enshrined in UK law through the Human rights act 1998....   [tags: article 10 of European convention of human rights]

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The Expression Of Emotions, A Natural Human Behavior

- The expression of emotions is a natural human behavior, exhibited from birth until death. Emotions give a name to the multitude of feelings and moods that a human being will experience throughout their life. Why then, does society discourage this expression. Especially for boys, the language surrounding the expression of emotion is extremely negative: “Boys don’t cry,” “Man up,” and “Grow a pair” are just some of the phrases that have traditionally been commonplace when raising young men. Even young girls are subject to harmful opinions regarding the expression of emotions, commonly being dismissed as “melodramatic” or “overemotional.” Only recently have the academic and societal spheres beg...   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Feeling, Emotions and culture]

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Art Is An Expression Of Human Emotions And Creativity

- What is art. It is an expression of human emotions and creativity. This can be through varies forms such as writings, sculptures, and paintings. Although, not everything is considered art. There is a defining line between what is art and what is not. For it to be art, it must go through three steps. They are: thought process of the artist, artists process of construction, self-evaluation, and critical reception. Which, are all art forms within themselves. The thought process is a major step in art and which is often over looked....   [tags: Emotion, Art, Psychology, Feeling]

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Gender Identification And Expression Of Human Existence

- The most evident pillar of human existence is the unrelenting and quenchless desire to discover the unknown and uncover the mysteries of reality. In the past century, humans have figured out how to fly, walked on the moon, and begun to use phrases like “gigabits per second” and “nuclear fusion.” The question of if we will figure it out was altered to when will we figure it out, and it seemed like nothing was out of reach for human discernment. For all of these reasons, it is arguably poetic that the one thing it seems we cannot interpret is ourselves....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Nature versus nurture]

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Personal Note On Creative And Personal Expression

- Creative & Personal Expression Personal and creative expressions are an alternative approach to traditional academic writing. They employ personal experiences to convey anecdotal narratives. Personal narrative in scholarly writing allows for a broader spectrum of emotion, such as empathy, compassion and humanity. This style no longer confines argumentative research to the empirically verifiable. For the reader, creative and personal expression allows for a broader chance of identification with the text....   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Academia, Sexual intercourse]

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Buddhism And Its Expression Of India And Japan

- Buddhism and Its Expression in India and Japan. Buddhism is one of the oldest religions practiced today. It was founded the Indian subcontinent, in what is today Nepal, and soon spread throughout all of Asia and eventually, the world. While defined as a religion, some claim that Buddhism is more of a philosophy; a way of life that can be adhered to alongside other religions and philosophies. It is, however, as vast and complex as any other world religions, and, henceforth, will be referred to as such....   [tags: Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, Four Noble Truths]

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A Worldview Is An Expression Of The Basic Beliefs Embedded

- A worldview is an expression of the basic beliefs embedded in a shared grand story that are rooted in a faith commitment that gives shape and direction to the whole of our individual and corporate lives” Lubeck, R. (2010). My discussion comes from the epistle of Paul to the believers in Romans, 1-8. Paul was an Apostle of Jesus Christ, and the author of the Book of Romans. People have called the Apostle Paul’s great epistle to the Romans “the most profound work in existence” (Hindson & Towns, 2015)....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Jesus, Gospel]

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Green City Is An Expression For Eco City

- It has taken 20 to 30 years, based on images taken in space of the Earth during the late 1960s, for people to realize that the environment ‘is like a bathtub of limited capacity’. Cities have been developing based on human culture whilst trying to be sustainable at the same time. Although it may be sustainable, the production process and the energy producing systems where they burn fossil fuels, contributes to the amount of carbon emissions that we produce each day. Green city is an expression for eco-city which is a city built off the principles of living within the means of the environment....   [tags: Renewable energy, Wind power, Fossil fuel, Wind]

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Should Artists have Total Freedom of Expression?

- Should Artists have Total Freedom of Expression. Laws about obscenity, libel, slander and official secrets restrict freedom of expression, yet society’s understanding of what is offensive often needs to be clarified by the courts. Personal freedom requires the exercise of judgement even if law limits it. Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights states, “Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers” and “ The exercise of these freedoms may be subject to such …restrictions or penalties as are prescribed by law…fo...   [tags: Visual Arts Paintings Art]

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The 's Lack Of Self Confidence

- A truly confident woman possesses a quiet inner strength. She exudes a silent confidence that speaks for itself. She isn’t cocky or conceited. Confidence should not be confused with conceit. Confidence is being self-assured of your abilities and believing that you can get the job done. When a woman is truly confident, she doesn’t have to brag or boast. Conceit, on the other hand, is constantly bragging. Unfortunately, one of the things that often prevents women from pursuing their dreams is a lack of self-confidence....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Confidence, Woman]

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Personal Statement On Self Denial

- Self-denial A traditional approach to spiritual realization would include repetitive prayer, painful disciplines, suffering misfortune, social isolation, and poverty. Most who take such a path of self-denial expect to realize something of great value and personal significance; but there is an incongruity in practicing self-denial as a means of self-awareness. The end negates the means. The objective refutes the methodology. The destination denies the journey. If there is any validity to self-denial then ignorance is the only end that would be justified by such means....   [tags: Mind, Spirituality, Thought, Consciousness]

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Questions On Self Determination Theory

- Self-determination theory SDT literature empirically differentiates extrinsic and intrinsic valuation of work. Within SDT an extrinsic value orientation emphasizes work motivation for material acquisition and security while an intrinsic value orientation emphasizes work motivation towards self-actualization and self-expression (Amabile, Hill, Hennessey, & Tighe, 1994; Baard, Deci, & Ryan, 2004; Hageström & Gamberale, 1995; Malka & Chatman, 2003; Vansteenkiste, Niemiec, & Soenens, 2006; Vansteenkiste et al., 2007)....   [tags: Motivation, Maslow's hierarchy of needs]

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Tattoos and Their Effect on the World around Them

- As tattoos become more and more involved and apparent in the American culture it affects how people receive what is professional and what is personal expression. Through this growing trend of tattoos in our culture, the question of what is socially acceptable starts to beg for an answer. If all forms expression are okay as a whole, does that make all tattoos okay and presentable in all situations. With the professional image stressed in American industry there is a cause for concern as to where to draw the line when it comes to the acceptability of tattoos in the work field....   [tags: professional appearance, artistic expression]

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Development of Emotion Based on Culture for Infants and Toddlers

- ... Seven situations would be presented in front of the children in pictorial representation with verbal descriptions, and the children were asked to pretend that they were undergoing the same situation in the real world. The researchers would ask the children several questions after each story, and the children’s responses to each situation of hypothetical conflict and distress would be observed and analyzed (Zahn‐Waxler, 1996). Asian culture is very different from Western culture. Asian culture encourages children to put more emphasis in group rather than individual; on the contrary, Western culture encourages independent and self-expression....   [tags: communication, language, expression]

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Body Modification and Self-Worth

- The research compiled within these five articles, pertaining to body modification and self worth, concluded that the correlation is both valid and apparent in teens, young adults and adults. Currently, societal norms are switching what is deemed to be appropriate. Sociologist have taken an particular interest in this new phenomenon, because we are currently stuck in a split society; while many agree with the new wave of body modification, and have accepted its inevitability, the more conservative values can still be found....   [tags: body image, physical beauty,deviant behavior]

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The Right to Self-Determination

- Generally speaking, the right to self determination means the right of a group of people to freely determine and control their political, economic or social-cultural destinies. The development of the right to self-determination is Intadem with the development of government. This right or concept traces its origins as a political and constitutional principle to the democratic principles proclaimed by the American and French revolutions of 1776 and 1789 respectively. However, its development as a legal principal of international law can be traced down to the works of Joseph Stalin and Woodrow Wilson in 1913 and 1916 respectively TYPES OF SELF DETERMINATION There are two types of self determi...   [tags: political, economic, social-cultural]

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The Essential Principles of Freedom

- Freedom – it is one of the most essential, ever-present, and controversial themes in both literature, and throughout the world. Every day we exercise our freedoms without giving a thought as to how lucky we are to have the freedoms that we do. So what is freedom really. Equality, rights, democracy . . . these are all ideas that come to mind. But what are the essential principles of true freedom. True freedom is constituted by safety, the ability to freely express oneself, and the right to live without oppression from government....   [tags: safety, expression, oppression]

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Arguement Against the Use of School Uniforms

- ... I found out that other schools have problems like my school too. “ Parents, you must take back control and help your children understand the rule on uniforms.” Obviously this person is aggravated by students dis-obeying the rule on school clothing. If people get upset like this why have the uniforms or rules on school clothing. I believe that students can wear what they want as long as it is appropriate and doesn't have anything bad on it like cuss words, and belly showing. To me this doesn’t seem so hard you probably wouldn't have as many problems with the school policies like they do now. The students will have some kind of consequence if they don...   [tags: bullying, cost, expression]

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The Concept of Self

- The Concept of Self Who am I. What am I. Where am I going. These questions have baffled the minds of humankind for centuries, since man was able to evolve a concept of self and consider his own nature. Man has come a long way since that day, but has no further answers in the quest for "Self-Concept". Who we are is, and always will be a reflection of different yet individual societies and environments in which we live. The roles we play in our specific societies give us a place of belonging and self....   [tags: Papers]

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What Is The Expression Theory Of Art

- Art has evolved and regenerated itself many times during our human existence. These differences are defined through changes in styles under various theories. During the nineteenth and early twentieth century, a style known as Expressionism became popular. During this movement the artists were trying to use their artwork as a tool of expression toward life. It was mainly dominant in the nonrepresentational arts, such as abstract visual arts and music. It also was probably one of the most difficult movements to understand because the whole point of the piece lay within the artist....   [tags: essays research papers]

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