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  • Curiosity Killed the Cat

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    exciting event for the townspeople. Faulkner begins his story with this statement, “When Miss Emily Grierson died, our whole town went to her funeral: the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument, the women mostly out of curiosity to see the inside of her house, which no one save an old manservant . . . had seen in at least ten years” (128). This statement indicates to the reader that the story will be about how Miss Emily died. It also leads the reader to question why

  • Prohibition Cultivates Curiosity

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    A government has the duty of protecting the individual rights of its citizens by stating laws, which are actually a set of rules to ensure the harmonious and safe interaction of society. Based on determining the moral values of society, whether or not laws align with morality, they have everything to do with the personal sense each individual has of moral values, but there is a really important question we must consider; if our laws were based on “morality”-whose morality would we use? Religious

  • The Power Of Curiosity Essay

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    “The Power of Curiosity” is an article from Curious? Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life (published in May 2010) that can certainly change one’s perspective on their outlook on life. How? The author, Todd Kashdan, explains how curiosity actually has a lot of beneficial traits that we are not aware of, but if we think about it, it is exposed in our everyday life. How was the author so convincing for us to believe that being curious can actually benefit an individual? The purpose of

  • Case Study: Curiosity And Wonder

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    Curiosity and Wonder: Design & Interpretation in the Museum Dru Colbert This class presented many real world challenges, the biggest of which was the overlapping project deadlines. At one point in the term, I was working on a group project and two other independent projects. All projects were due by the end of term, but due to their complexities, some would need more time than others. The first project was to construct curiosity cabinet which served as some of the first museum’s hundreds of years

  • Studying the Trait of Curiosity

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    perspectives is the character trait of curiosity. Curiosity is commonly viewed as the eagerness to learn about the unknown. This trait can have many effects on one’s life and behaviors. The trait of curiosity is typically seen as a combination of both a positive and negative aspect of one’s personality, depending on the situation in which it is observed. For example, a curious person may be very inquisitive and ask numerous questions on a daily basis. In this situation, curiosity is viewed as an annoyance and

  • Personal Narrative- Curiosity and Me

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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

  • Analysis Of Crypt Curiosity

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    bunnyman, abyss, Graveyards • Dapper Cadaver  This was a Texas story. I wrote it about the same time that I wrote Crypt Curiosity. There was one of those mighty fearsome Texas thunderstorms going on, and I imagined what a dance with death in physical form might be like. This one has taken me yeeaarrsssss to edit it just the way I like it. Well, worth it, I think. • Crypt Curiosity  I wrote this story after a very hot halloween evening in Texas. (I got sunburned. Yes. On Halloween. Unreal.) Towns on

  • Analysis of Curiosity by Alastair Reid

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    "More likely the cat was just unlucky" (l. 1-2). In this narrative poem ?Curiosity?, by Alastair Reid, he gives a dissertation on cats and dogs. Cats are adventurous and dogs do not take chances. Reid uses symbols Have you ever heard the saying ?curiosity killed the cat? (l. 1)? and allegory to disclose the theme that life can be more fulfilling if one opens the door to new and different prospects. In ?Curiosity?, Reid describes the lives of cats and dogs as though they are everyday people. Cats

  • Analysis of Curiosity by Alastair Reid

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    The poem entitled “Curiosity” written by Alastair Reid is a symbolic poem that uses cats as a metaphor for humans. It relates felines to people in the sense of curiosity, and what could be considered actually living life to the fullest. Essentially, this work contradicts the popular phrase, “curiosity killed the cat” by placing it within a broader context. Instead of discouraging curiosity, Reid explains why people should embrace it. In the first stanza, the author argues that the cat may have died

  • Female Curiosity: The Piano and Bluebeard

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    Female Curiosity Curiosity is often defined as a strong desire to know or learn something. Being filled to the brim with curiosity is one of the most amazing feelings. Finding something you are interested in and wanting to know every single thing there is to know about it. Being inquisitive is such a powerful thing, always wanting to see more, to hear more, to do more, to be more. It makes people who they are, if someone is not very curious, they might be very dull because they know what they know