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    Insecurity as a Root of Tyranny

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    Insecurity as a Root of Tyranny “Everyday Use,” by the acclaimed author Alice Walker, is a thematic and symbolic adaptation of the author’s life and the lifestyle of the African-American population during the 1960’s. Reviewing Alice Walker’s life and the 1960’s provides the necessary background to understand the character development of this story. Walker was born in 1944, the daughter of poor southern sharecroppers in Georgia. The history of the Walker family predates slavery; therefore, many

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    Insecurity

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    “The task that we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to tolerate insecurity” -Erich Fromm. Insecurity is a feeling of uncertainty or anxiety about oneself; it is a lack of confidence. In other words it’s the fear of not knowing what could be, or what will be in one’s life or in one’s self. Insecurities stop us from accepting new opportunities or relationships that could change our lives because of not being acquainted with the unknown. The unknown is a thought most people tend to

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    Insecurity and its implications

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    “The task we must set to ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity”- Erich Fromm In today’s world, where the true meaning of beauty lies within the media and what the society dictates to people. Many do not realize that this could lead to insecurities. Merriam- Webster’s Dictionary defines insecurity as being not confident or sure. In addition to the definition published by the Merriam-Webster, it was on the other hand, defined as lack of self-confidence or assurance

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    Creon's Tragic Insecurity in Antigone In ancient Greek tragedies at least one character has the misfortune of having a tragic flaw. The flaw usually effects the protagonist and leads to his down fall. Normally, the characters close to the protagonist are all affected by his flaw. In Antigone, by Sophocles, Creon's tragic flaw is that he is insecure. Creon's insecurity leads to the death of many people and to his own downfall. At many times, Creon feels that people are directing everything

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    Just as men project their feelings onto others instead of explicitly stating them they do not explicitly state their insecurities either. However, their insecurities are revealed through the use of female characters. Whilst in a relationship with Miriam, Paul felt that she made him feel insecure about himself. “Why did she make him feel as if he were uncertain of himself, insecure, an indefinite thing, as if he had not sufficient sheathing to prevent the night and the space breaking into him? How

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    Building Industries with our Insecurities Advertisements such as the iPANT instill anxiety and insecurity in women, this ad implies that this product can correct the appearance of cellulite and construct a bulge-free silhouette. The iPant flaunts a beautiful, flawless, slender woman wearing their shapewear insinuating that you too can shape and sculpt your body to perfection. A nagging question I have would be why would this woman need shapewear? The product is only from your waist to the bottom

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    Human Insecurity in T.S Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock T.S Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock is an examination of human insecurity and folly, embodied in the title's J. Alfred Prufrock. Eliot's story of a man's "overwhelming question", his inability to ask it, and consequently, his mental rejection plays off the poem's many ambiguities, both structural and literal. Eliot uses these uncertainties to develop both the plot of the poem and the character of J. Alfred Prufrock

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    People all around the world face insecurity. In the hit TV show, This Is Us, Kate struggles with insecurities in many different areas of her life. This Is Us is a mixture of comedy-drama and family-drama. Kate experiences insecurity in many aspects of her life - in her dating life and relationship, at her job and in her relationships with her family. This Is Us follows the lives of four different members of the Pearson family; Rebecca, Randall, Kate, and Kevin. Rebecca is the mother of Randall

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    Mr. Garner is a very insecure man with a lot of power. As a result of his insecurity, he feels that he has to prove his intelligence by the misuse of superiority. He proves his superiority by making the slaves feel that he is the superior to them. Due to Mr. Garners insecurity he makes his slaves believe that he is the most powerful man, and that they can not survive with out him. Mr. Garner compensates for his insecurities about his manliness by treating his slaves less than men. Garner tries to

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    husband. In the second story, the jealousy surrounds Smurch who is envious of Charles Lindbergh's fame and accolades. The jealousy in the final story is the envy of the attention that any man with fame can receive from a woman. Each person's own insecurity allows envy to control their actions and creates trouble in their lives. The three stories all have jealousy, in some it is more clear than others. Jealousy lead two of the characters to make a fool of themselves, and it cost another character his

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