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    The Catcher in the Rye

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    personal temperament, but often it is caused by being cast out of a heartless society, leaving no one to turn to in even the hardest of times. Jodi Picoult once said that "If you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them." Holden Caulfield was forced into this exact situation in The Catcher in The Rye. As the story unraveled, many layers were revealed beneath the

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    Coleridge vs. Robinson

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    which leaves them disoriented and dead at the end, and the wedding guest must cross a line of reality in order to believe the mariner’s tale. The end of Robinson’s poem seems more morbid. The fisherman is “destined mis’ry to sustain, he wastes, in solitude and pain, a loathsome life away” without passing his story on to others (see poem). The difference in punishment could be due to the difference in crime. Although there was an act of murder committed in both crimes, one was of a bird, though held

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    In this talk, Sherry Turkle’s arguments are shown to be very logical because she proves her points through the use of induction. Turkle first provides an example of an experience she has had with people as her “case”. From her experiences, she forms a rule or idea. An example of this is at 8:57 - Turkle says that she often hears people say, “I would rather text than talk.” From one simple statement, Turkle is able to draw from this that people are “used to getting by with less”. Moreover, Turkle

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    The story is written by Gabriel García Marquez, and is a magic realism novel.One Hundred Years of Solitude consists of the past of the segregated town, Macondo, as well as the Buendías family behind it. Besides a few gypsies that come to see the town every now and then to sell things, Macondo has had zero contact with the outside world for years.It is a very isolated village that keeps to itself, preferring to not involve themselves too much in the affairs of nearby nations. José ArcadioBuendía,

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    Not About You

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    me. This is about realizing that people are connected by love and sometimes by sorrow. This is not about me. This is about acknowledging that you’re lonely, but knowing that you are never truly alone. This is about finding peace and contentment in solitude instead of wallowing in self pity. Sometimes, no one’s gonna be there to pick up the broken pieces and make you all ok. Because we are fighting the same war with ourselves. Times when we are alone are given for a reason. Learn to dance with the waves

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    married her marriage is very unstable. Her life has an absence of love and comfort she wants. Chopin says, “The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing, whispering , clamoring, murmuring, inviting the soul to wander for a spell in abysses of solitude; to lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation,” (Chopin 17). In this quote, Chopin gives the sea personal qualities portraying it to be flirtatious, in a way, and inviting Edna to lose herself in it. Chopin continues to say, “The voice of the

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    People do not pride themselves on being like their mother or father. But ancestors traits pass down through families, tying them together. The Buendia family, from Gabriel Garcia Marquez's “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, is a perfect example of the mystical doom that follows through generations. Nobel Prize Winner, Marquez weaves a tale about life in Macadona and the strange and twisted Buendia family line. The story addresses mysterious dark magic, death, and horrifying tales of incest, debauchery

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    heard, and to be able to reach their full potential and contribute in a world that is more extrovert friendly. When I think of it, it is kind of sad how society believes that wor... ... middle of paper ... ...es or finds a way to purposely enjoy solitude it has shown to have cognitive benefits, enhanced creativity and concentration. It has even shown that taking some alone time can result in lower rates of adolescent depression. All three articles shows that although being alone can be looked down

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    mentions, “as all must be,” (9) which gives the impression that the speaker has no other choice but to be alone. In sharp contrast, in “Acquainted with the Night,” the speaker purposely avoids human contact and takes a walk at nighttime to be in solitude. Therefore, the concept of loneliness and isolation in the three poems analyzed is used to enhance and make known the poem’s theme in different circumstances.

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    and listening to their stories, he quickly matures into a young adult. Throughout the novel, Gail Tsukiyama shows how disease forces Stephen into isolation; however, his relationship with Sachi and his time spent in Matsu’s garden lead him out of solitude. When Stephen contracts tuberculosis and is sent to Tarumi to recuperate, he loses his carefree childhood and falls into isolation. Upon arriving in Tarumi, he says, “This early autumn there didn’t seem to be anyone else here, just me, Matsu, and

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