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    Psychological Manipulation in 1984

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    Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell, is a superb novel with outstanding themes. One of the most prominent themes found in this novel is psychological manipulation. Citizens in this society are subject to ever present signs declaring “BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU” (Orwell 1). Along with psychological manipulation, physical control takes place. The Party not only controls what people in Oceania think, but what they do as well. Technology is another important theme. Without the constant telescreens

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    Methods Of Manipulation

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    Manipulation is a powerful tool used in an unfair manner to manage or skillfully influence one’s opponent. Psychological manipulation is a type of social influence that aims to change the perception or behavior of others through underhanded, deceptive, or even abusive tactics. By advancing only the interest of the manipulator, often at the others expense, such methods could be considered exploitative, abusive, devious, and deceptive. Some may get confused, but manipulation is not the same as social

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    include the Amway Motivational Organizations and Scientology. Not only are these organizations classified as a cult through their Pyramidal structure and regulation of member behaviors, but they are also classified as a cult through their psychological manipulation. Cults are identified as social groups with abnormal and unusual practices as well as aberrant beliefs, some being religious. The study of cults has been ongoing for many years and by many cultic psychologists. Ultimately, it has been determined

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    accepted in the “popular” herd. These upside and downsides turn into major themes which are incorporated during the course of the book. The major themes that are developed inside the book are: peer pressure/manipulation, psychopaths, conscience/guilt. First of all, peer pressure/manipulation is the lighting match of the whole conflict inside the story. Mark Kinney is the father of all peer pressuring during this story; he uses phrases as: “aw its just a joke, last year senior class kidnapped Mrs

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    "So you see, Professor, Psychological Manipulation is truly a wondrous craft, something to marvel at, and fear. With the thoughts of my study, I leave you to think on just how problematic Psychological Manipulation could be if left in the wrong hands, hands such as mine." And with that Adira turns on her heel and struts down the walkway towards the old wooden doors, as her pale hand reaches for the doorknob the sound of a large book falling on the cold floor freezes her hand in midair, and the Professors

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    A Discussion of How We as an Audience are Manipulated Into Feeling that Capital Punishment is Inappropriate We as an audience are manipulated into feeling that capital punishment, as a form of punishment is inappropriate, as we are presented with a young, vulnerable boy who has been taken advantage of and is punished for a crime he did not commit. He is in the wrong place, at the wrong time with the wrong people. He is put in a situation where he does not have the brains or the confidence

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    Wanting Mor, by Rukhsana Khan

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    The novel, Wanting Mor, by Rukhsana Khan is an enthralling tale of life lessons. The story unfolds through the eyes of a traumatised Afghan female named, Jameela. Jameela begins to discover and comprehend themes and morals of life after witnessing the death of her loving mother, Mor. As the novel progresses, numerous themes arise throughout the course of the novel. This powerful novel depicts themes of confidence, tranquility, and righteousness in the cruel cold-hearted world in which Jameela inhabits

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    Portrait of Fear in The Grapes of Wrath Steinbeck shows throughout The Grapes of Wrath that mankind is afraid of failure. Although that fear is present in both the desperate migrant workers and the big, ruthless land owners, Steinbeck uses Al Joad's character to his full advantage t model this characteristic of man. Al's personal fear of failure motivates him to do well in life in comparison to his male role models, as well as to help support the family. This is conveyed through Al's sense of

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    The Ego and Despair in Ordinary People Ordinary People by Judith Guest is the story of a dysfunctional family who relate to one another through a series of extensive defense mechanisms, i.e. an unconscious process whereby reality is distorted to reduce or prevent anxiety. The book opens with seventeen year old Conrad, son of upper middle-class Beth and Calvin Jarrett, home after eight months in a psychiatric hospital, there because he had attempted suicide by slashing his wrists. His mother is a

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    When we talked about Nietzsche in class we discussed how a lot about the second essay, which is about Guilt and Punishment. Here are two quick overviews of what Nietzsche describes punishment and guilt as. Guilt is being accountable and responsible for the action you have done. You have guilt because you could have done something in the right direction instead. Nietzsche says that if free will is attached to accountability and responsibility then it cannot be connect with guilt. It is based

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