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    I Never Promised You A Rose Garden Analysis I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, by Joanne Greenberg, is a description of a sixteen-year-old girl's battle with schizophrenia, which lasts for three years. It is a semi-autobiographical account of the author’s experiences in a mental hospital during her own bout with the illness. This novel is written to help fight the stigmatisms and prejudices held against mental illness. Joanne Greenberg was born in Brooklyn in 1932, and is a very respected

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    I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Hannah Greene I Never Promised You a Rose Garden takes place in the late 1940s. The main setting is in a mental hospital just outside Chicago. But it also goes back and forth between the hospital and the main character’s home in Chicago. This book is about a girl named Deborah who is diagnosed with schizophrenia. She is sent to a mental hospital after trying to commit suicide. Deborah lives in her own world of Yri and has lost touch with reality. In fact, she

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    "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden" by Joanne Greenberg Schizophrenia has long been a devastating mental illness and only recently have we begun to see an improvement in our capabilities to treat this disorder. The development of neuroleptics such as, Haldol, Risperidal, and Zyprexa have given psychiatrists, psychologists and their patients great hope in the battle against this mental disease. However, during the 1960s, drugs were not available and psychologists relied upon psychotherapy in

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    I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Joanne Greenberg The cold tone of this story starts out right in the beginning and her mother and father are quite distraught because of the daughter’s illness and the fact that they must trust the doctors; they seem to not trust anyone. They even told their own family that Deborah is at convalescent school, not a mental institution. Of course the time period of the book is much earlier than now so it is more understandable why they were upset. Hopefully

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    Characters, Language and Physical Characteristics in I Never Promised You a Rose Garden A past of discomfort and sorrow, loneliness and pain shadowed an innocent girl with so much potential. She lay broken under the weight of her own secret longing, while no one seemed to care. Then, through a thick veil of anguish, Deborah noticed an unfamiliar, yet inviting light sprouting from within herself. Through the open door of this needed world Deborah ventured, drowning in her own relief. The

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    The Eyes Motif in the Works of D.H. Lawrence D.H. Lawrence's short stories The Shadow in the Rose Garden, The Prussian Officer and The White Stocking possess an eyes motif. This motif, along with a variety of other motifs, are used throughout the works of the author and adds depth to the stories. "The Shadow in the Rose Garden" possesses an eyes motif. The eyes as a "window to the soul" is an ever present reference in this work. First, Lawrence notes the "china-blue eyes" of Mrs. Coates, who is

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    artists1. He has worked his way through life with many occupations and experiences under his belt, with the same diversities possessed by his poems3. Some of these poems include "Men At Forty," "For A Freshman Reader," "Poem," and "Incident In A Rose Garden" and show a great difference in tone. Not every poet has the same way of showing a different tone for their poems; sometimes, poets keep to one style of writing and stick with it. Donald Justice works his own weave for these poems, each individual

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    Clarisse runs into her house, they notice how fast drivers go that they "'don't know what grass is, or flowers because they never see them slowly,' she said. 'If you showed a driver a green blur, Oh yes! he'd say, that's grass! A pink blur! That's a rose garden! White blurs are houses. Brown blurs are cows. My uncle drove slowly on a highway once. He drove forty miles an hour and they jailed him for two days'"(9). Their speed limit is so high that everything that they see seems like blurs. They never see

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    familiar vehicles that do not belong to her parents, which can only mean a small gathering of friends and family have been invited for her home coming. The driver opens her door and she steps out viewing the front of the property. She notices that the gardens have changed and is eager to walk through them. Unfortunately, she does not want to keep her family and friends waiting so she gathers her bags and heads to the front door. “Do you need help with those Miss?” the driver asks. “No, I’ve got them. Thank

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    it is also linked to. For example, in "Second Best," there is no real reason for Anne to feel great fury, yet she does towards the mole. Anne somehow equates the mole with a barrier to her success in love, so she hates it. In "The Shadow in the Rose Garden," the intense anger is connected to jealousy. The husband is extremely jealous of his wife's prior involvement with Archie. In "The White Stocking," the anger is also associated with jealousy. Ted does not like the fact that Elsie has been accepting

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    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, was the widow of John F. Kennedy the 35th President of the United States of America and of Aristotle S. Onassis, a Greek businessman. Jackie was constantly in the spotlight during her years as First Lady and afterward, we admired her self-possession over things, beauty, and grace. She was known to the public as “Jackie,” and in her later years as “Jackie O” after she remarried Mr. Onassis. Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born in Southampton

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    President Bill Clinton

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    friends and even then he had a drive to be successful in life. Clinton’s passion for playing saxophone led him to consider a life as a professional musician. However, after having the opportunity to meet President John F. Kennedy at the White House Rose Garden during his senior year in high school, Clinton’s previous musician dreams came to a halting stop. After graduated from High School, he knew that the only way he would accomplish all his goals would be to attend college. Clinton did understand that

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    John Cabell Breckinridge

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    John Cabell Breckinridge One day I was walking around the grounds at the capitol building in Frankfort. There sitting alone in the First Lady’s rose garden on a bench was a solemn looking fellow. He looked very distressed and confused. So, I inquired if he was feeling well or needed something. He replied that he had just discovered everyone he had ever loved was gone and for some odd reason he was all that was left. I wasn’t sure what he meant by that so I sat down beside him. He was dressed quit

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    the south side of the park, but I was not sure exactly where. As soon as I began my quest, I could faintly smell roses, a smell so familiar from the endless warm summer days that Jordan and I would spend next to the rose garden, in front of the statue. I knew I was getting close. Next, I saw the roses in the distance from where I was, walking towards the stairs that lead to the rose garden. I remembered walking in the same general direction. I was closer. Then I got to the stairs. As I was walking

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    Creating a Garden for the Blind In creating a garden for the blind, the senses of smell, hearing and touch take on prominence. Even without sight, a person can enjoy a garden simply by feeling the symmetry of leaves, touching the bark of different trees and feeling for buds at the start of spring. Even though a visually disabled person cannot enjoy the vibrant colors of a rose garden, they can enjoy the strong scent from such flowers. Because the sense of sight is taking aback seat in this

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    D.h. Lawrence

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    southwestern U.S. and the Mediterranean region. Also, the most significant of his early fiction, Sons and Lovers, dealt with life in a mining town. Another wonderful example of the nature in D.H. Lawrence’s writing would come from The Shadow in the Rose Garden. In this book, the images he has given to a person, make it seem like they really are there. "She closed her sunshade and walked slowly among the many flo...

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    these questions, wondering how Death itself would appear if greeting a dying man, or why it seems so natural for each new generation to outlive the last. One man, named Donald Justice, offered his own spin on the subject with his poem Incident in a Rose Garden, in which he used figurative language devices such as personification, imagery, metaphor, and simile, to enhance the text and communicate a theme that not only gives Death itself a character, but also tries to disprove the common idea that the young

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    “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner and “The Garden Party” by Katherine Mansfield are both short stories that are centered on characters, who are considered to be (or at least consider themselves to be) of high social status. “A Rose for Emily” is about a recluse named Miss Emily Grierson and her lonely life in the town of Jefferson. After her death it is discovered that she had killed her lover and even lay beside his corpse for long periods of time. “The Garden Party” centers around a young

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    Roses in a Forbidden Garden: A Holocaust Love Story is an absolute must read. This is the inspirational survival story of a young, Jewish girl at a time when Jews were an Enemy of the State. The persecution starts off subtly enough. First, you call the Jews names and blame all your problems on them. Next, you ban them from going to schools. After that, you make them wear stars identifying them as Jews, remove them from their homes, and relocate them so that they are all together. The final step is

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    Character of Sula as a Rose Authors developed the canon in order to set a standard of literature that most people needed to have read or to have been familiar with. The works included in the canon used words such as beautiful, lovely, fair, and innocent to describe women. The canonical works also used conventional symbols to compare the women to flowers such as the rose and the lily. Thomas Campion depicts the typical description of women in his poem, "There is a Garden in Her Face." He describes

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