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    her dreams, in large part depend on the family of origin or a family of choice. The individual is shaped through beliefs, values, and assumptions that the family holds about the world and that are based on family member's experiences and collective memory. The family itself, in turn derives its values from the social, cultural, political, and philosophical assumptions and beliefs of the larger, and more dominant culture. In today's modern society, assumptions regarding a family can be very

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    In the book, National Trauma and Collective Memory by Arthur G. Neal, he mentions that since this traumatic event was experienced by the nation as a whole, it is considered to be a national trauma. A national trauma is different from a specific individual experiencing trauma because it is shared

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    War. This meeting, of course, with Abraham Lincoln also serves to illustrate a greater point: nobody can be sure of whether anything along those lines was actually spoken to the “little woman.” Yet it has become a part of our collective historical memory, and has become as good as fact in its recognizability. This identical situation is one that has befallen Uncle Tom’s Cabin itself. There is a public view of Uncle Tom, the character, held by anybody with a well- tuned social

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    Collective Memory and Media Effect 1. Introduction a. the topics and reasons Numerous studies have been conducted on various aspects of media effects, adapting themselves into new media at the time. However, their results are not enough to catch up new trends because media undergo sea changes from newspaper to the internet. At the same time, they sometimes focus on individual and small effect and dismiss the long-term and social effect of media. Media studies have some difficulty that they have to

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    terms 3. Collective memory assists economic development 4. Promoting identity 5. Acting as educational medium 6. Maintaining the multifunctional society 7. Criticism is for improvement 8. Conclusion Annexes 1. Image reference 2. Book reference Introduction “Memories reveal the culture, history and time of the city.” (Aldo Rossi, 1982). The demolishment of Star Ferry Pier and Queen’s Pier in 2006 and 2007 has gathered a raising awareness on the discussion of collective memory with urban

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    mystery. As a result of uncovering the past, collective memory is a common theme in the movie. Collective memory involves a community or a society that has a common set of feelings, beliefs, and knowledge about the past (Schwartz 2007). The conflicting ideas of past events further

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    “A nation is a soul, a spiritual principle. Two things, which in truth are but one, constitute this soul or spiritual principle. One lies in the past, one in the present. One is the possession in common of a rich legacy of memories; the other is present- day consent, the desire to live together, the will to perpetuate the value of the heritage that one has received in an undivided form... Of all cults, that of the ancestors is the most legitimate, for the ancestors have made us what we are. A heroic

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    obvious tragedies in slavery. Finally, transcending class, race, or ethnicity is the distortion of history preventing the development of the collective memory. Works Cited Charles, Ron. “U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey: Poetry still matters.” Washington Post. 2 May, 2013. Washingtonpost.com. 6 April, 2014. Transcript for Poems, History and Memory with Natasha Trethewey. ttbook.org. 6 April, 2014. Trethewey, Natasha. Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Athens, GA:

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    devices such as metaphors, repetition, and dialect to create a certain characteristic, impression, and image. Of all the different techniques and literary devices manipulated by Langston Hughes, I would like to discuss his use of age, gender, and memory in uncovering multi-layered meanings of Mother to Son. On the surface, the poem is a monologue of a weary mother telling her son about struggles in life, as portrayed in the title. Why did Hughes choose to use a mother’s voice instead of a father’s

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    did not survive the Holocaust. The cemetery coordinator shared that this creates an opportunity for individuals to grieve the lost ones they never got to see again. Research Questions The research questions focused on the relationships between collective grievance and burial practices, which was observed in monuments and their inscriptions. This explored how communities, specifically the Jewish community, grieved survivors of the Holocaust. Further analysis, examined how bereavement was associated

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