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  • Sexual Coercion Essay

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    Baldwin-White, 2015, p.323). It is distinct from intimate partner sexual assault in that unwanted sex is obtained through manipulative tactics and emotional and mental control rather than physical force (Black et al., 2011; Broach & Petetric, 2006; DeGue & DeLillo, 2005; Logan, Cole, & Shannon, 2007). When thinking of coercive control in intimate partner violence, it is clear that demands and threats can be implicit. For example, Dutton & Goodman (2005) describe how women report just knowing that if they did

  • Kennedy's Legacy: The Legacy Of John F. Kennedy

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    The Legacy John F. Kennedy, an American politician, served as the thirty-fifth president of the United States of America, from January 1961 up until November 1963, and had a major impact on politics, economics, and American culture. The epoch was filled with political tensions and was on the verge of World War, and Kennedy’s ailments only intensified the struggles he had to overcome as the President. Although Kennedy was overwhelmed with a heavy load of societal and political issues, Kennedy served

  • White noise research paper

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    given way to a loose aggregate of siblings, step-siblings, and ex-spouses rotating in various impermanent groupings”(4), says author Mike Osteen. Mike hits the nail on the head with this because you can tell that after the toxic cloud event occurs, DeLillo adds man more family members into the mix, further fragmenting Jack’s family life as well as his mind. This is exemplified in the previously mentioned scene in which Jack’s wife’s brother just happens to be in their yard and with a gun, upsetting

  • Airport Security After September 11

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    Airport Security Before the dreaded day of September 11, 2001, a person or persons flying could be escorted to their gate by family members and loved ones. The thought that a gun would or could be brought on board of an airplane and used as a means to hijack an airplane never crossed a passenger’s mind. Isaac Yeffet said, “After Lockerbie, everyone thought; now we’ve learned the lesson of how to be proactive instead of being reactive. Unfortunately, September 11 came and we know the result. Thousands

  • Gothic and Feminist Elements of The Yellow Wallpaper

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    claims that "women who just can't seem to get out of the house [are] the most basic subject of Gothic plots" (207). The Gothic has always been and still is a genre that picks up on the concerns of its day. In the same way that postmodern Gothic (Don DeLillo and John Crowley, for example) concerns itself with late twentieth century technological issues, Gilman's Gothic of a century ago was very concerned with the plight of women in American society. When we recognize "The Yellow Wallpaper" as both a feminist

  • An Article, a Short Story, and a Poem

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    An Article, a Short Story, and a Poem This paper will analyze and compare an article, a short story, and a poem according to; audience, purpose, context, ethics, and stance. The article “Under the Volcano” is written by Jack McClintock and is the most informative. The persuasion to have people move away from the danger area of Mt. Rainier is very subtle. The article lists volcanoes that have erupted and when they did so. Throughout the article there are pictures of volcanoes and the corresponding

  • The Importance Of Intertextuality In Mailer's The Armies

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    Mailer`s The Armies is written in an overtly self- conscious manner as he assumes the roles of both the author and the central character. It models itself on the tradition of the more experimental fiction of the time. In this novel, Mailer does not abandon reality like fabulists but rather he extends the literary range to make reality relevant and meaningful in this multi-faceted and complex world. In this novel, Mailer attacks traditional reporting that rarely gets at the truth of a situation such

  • Close Readings of Historical and Fictional Narratives of Conspiracy Theories: Challenging the Dominant Narrative

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    Conspiracy theories have gained a greater discourse in the twenty-first century. Fictional narratives, Hollywood blockbusters, television series and documentaries, and many other pop culture mediums have used conspiracies to spin tales and capture an audience. In this essay I would like to argue that the dominant narrative of a historical event exists because the elite have the power to manipulate and transform it. The group in power values a hegemonic society, perpetuating certain myths in order

  • polotics and religion

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    Whether it is a bomb going off in a market place, or the hijacking of an aircraft where innocent people are held at ransom to achieve political ends, we live in an age, where the manipulation and loss of innocent lives has become commonplace. Religion is used as a tool by the governments the elites class for their own interests. Politicization of religion is it good or bad can be seen in history. Pakistan was formed by politicizing Islam. Not just Pakistan Nigeria Turkey India is other examples

  • The Invasion of Consumerism into the lives of a Post-Modern Family

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    The Invasion of Consumerism into the lives of a Post-Modern Family Consumerism is taking place everywhere. Whether we like it or not, it has come to invade our everyday modern lives. Steven Miles, a lecturer in sociology at the University of Plymouth says "How we consume, why we consume, and the parameters laid down for us within which we consume have become increasingly significant influences on how we construct our everyday lives" (1). Consumerism has even gotten to the point of affecting