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    Curiosity

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    Curiosity One characteristic of Jessica Donnally in the book, Don’t Scream, by Joan Lowery Nixon, is curiosity. Jess spends much of her time attempting to find out the details of other people’s lives, and it often gets her in trouble. The main characters in the book are Jessica Donnally, Lori Roberts, Mark Malik and Scott Alexandar. Jess is a normal sixteen-year-old girl with an unsatisfiable curiosity and a great compassion for kids. Lori is Jess’s best friend. Mark and Scott have both

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    Curiosity has changed my life. From starting off college as a Chemistry B.S. and a career path into medical school to becoming an Economics major pursuing two certificates in business and three other minors and a career path into consulting, curiosity has been a major part of my transformation. Finishing high school with an honors diploma and many other honors awards, I wanted to keep the momentum through college. With curiosity in business, finance, informatics and language, I wanted to minor in

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    Curiosity only Kills Cats

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    Curiosity: Convinced Eve to eat the fruit that God specifically told her not to. Curiosity: Led Odysseus to the Island of the Cyclops. Curiosity: Unleashed all the evils known to man with the opening of a box. This insatiable lust of the mind exposes us to new, unknown paths whilst enhancing our overall well-being and quality of life. It improves our health and increases our intelligence ultimately making us happier (Kashdan 2010). As we grow, so does our innate sense of curiosity – the desire to

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    Personal Narrative- Curiosity and Me How many people wonder about holes in the ceiling and cracks on the floor? When did they happen? What caused them? Or what about when you see a cigarette in the toilet and wonder who had the guts to smoke in the girl's bathroom that day and why they chose that brand of cigarette, or why they even smoke at all. And even if people do think about these things, why? For what purpose? I guess I do it out of boredom. But is boredom really an excuse? I mean

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    On the cost of feminist curiosity: What price do we have to pay? “Beware the adjective ‘natural’. Beware ‘trivial’. Both are boulders rolled up against a door you may want to open. Rolling away those boulders can take a lot of intellectual and social stamina.’’ (Enloe 2007, 10). By this, I believe Enloe is referring to the cost element of feminist curiosity. To be feminist curious, one needs to be dedicated, committed, ready to accept criticism and prepare to sacrifice. She explained further that

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    The Heroes Curiosity in She and The Sign of Four The hero cannot progress without curiosity.  However, curiosity can turn into a dangerous obsession.  There are many good examples of this throughout Victorian literature.  Literary works such as She by H. Rider Haggard and The Sign of Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, for example, reflect the curious mind at work using scientific exploration to achieve the goal of solving the mystery, but attempting to solve the mystery poses dangers to the protagonists

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    novel Lives of Girls and Women, Del the protagonist can be analyzed as being a very enthusiastic girl. Moreover, her curiosity proves to be a dynamic benefit of her actions. Firstly, as an individual develops, it is normal for one to be very keen. Moreover, the enthusiasm leads one to being curious and wanting to learn new things. During the early stages of Del’s life, her curiosity is reflecting with her interest on the life of Uncle Benny. She narrates his life in Flat Roads and presents Benny as

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    Sturla Gunnarsson both portray the theme of curiosity. In both the book and the movie there are characters that have the trait of intellectual curiosity, and there are also those who lack this trait. In the book, Grendel’s personality contains this trait and Beowulf’s character does not, but in the movie Beowulf is the one with this trait, not Grendel. Grendel’s character in the book and Beowulf’s character in the movie both have an intellectual curiosity which seems to drive them to find out the truth

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    Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop

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    Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop Charles Dickens 1841 novel The Old Curiosity Shop, entering its third century, mesmerizes readers with either heartfelt sentimentality to the plight of a homeless thirteen year-old girl, Nell Trent, and her aged Grandfather, as they wander the countryside of England, keeping one step ahead of their horrible dwarf nemesis, Daniel Quilp; or as a "crude sentimental" (Harris 137) journey down the path of individual weakness that lead to the death of them both

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    acceptance of a state of not-knowing. Over the millennia, wonder has moved closer in meaning to curiosity and amazement and into the sphere of the rational. Shadowed by a sense that all knowledge is now possible, mystery and concepts of the unknowable have ceased to exist. This relatively modern loss of wonder can be seen in the history of the museum and its transition from the Cabinets of Curiosities (or Wunderkammer) of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, to the birth of the modern museum

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