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Character or the Female Narrator
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The protagonist's resistance is thus effective, psychologically in the sense that the fire-watcher has been given a gift that other members of society and the world might lack, a sense of his own personal ineffectuality, true, but also a sense of the ultimate transience of all human desires for boundaries and possession. This does not necessarily provide a solution to the problem of social marginalization, or of the historical conflicts presence in Israel and waged in the political sphere, but it does provide a certain ideological 'gift' to the marginalized man.

In contrast, Anita Desai's short story is more lighthearted in its analysis of cultural marginalization. In her story, the central protagonist travels to another city in India and establishes a career for herself, quite contrary to how she has been taught to live. The central, female protagonist does not fall into the conventional mode of simply marrying an acceptable…

Character and Nature of Frankenstein's Creation the
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character and nature of Frankenstein's creation, the monster. It aims to study the potential nature of the monster's evil deeds and to provide readers with understanding of the monster's "being" as told in the story. eing the creator of the monster, this paper also looks into the nature of Victor Frankenstein having to be able to create a monster that haunted his family, friends, and even his own life.

Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein, shows how humans tend to be influenced by the major factors in their lives, such as people and the environment that they are living in. The novel shows how constant rejection can cause someone to become a monster. It also stresses an idea of human injustice towards outsiders, as the monster experienced from humans.

Throughout this paper, I will attempt to point out some factors in the story that made the two characters, Frankenstein and his creation,…

Bibliography

Brasier, Keri. Psychoanalytical Panel.

1999. Class Uidaho. 13 Dec. 2002.  http://www.class.uidaho.edu/eng321/_disc1/0000001c.htm 

Collings, David. The Monster and the Imaginary Mother: A Lacanain Reading of Frankenstein.

Boston. Bedford Books of St. Martins Press. 1992.

Characters Struggling Authenticity Character Authenticity the State
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Characters Struggling Authenticity

Character Authenticity

The state of being authentic in our lives, in our personalities, and in our actions can be a difficult, but important concept to come to terms with. As we grow, events and people in life can shape who we are, and we can choose to be true to ourselves or succumb to pressures and assume an inauthentic identity. In the stories "Signs and Symbols," "The Lady with the Dog," and "The Death of Ivan Ilyich" (written by Vladimir Nabokov, Anton Chekhov, and Leo Tolstoy, respectively), we can examine characters influenced into inauthenticity, and the realization of their example can help us reflect upon the authenticity of our own lives.

Each of the characters in these stories is influenced by a different motivator. Through their judgment of their circumstances, they choose to react in the way they see fit. In "Signs and Symbols," for example, a…

Works Cited

Chekhov, Anton. "The Lady with the Dog." 26 March 2011. .

Nabokov, Vladimir. "Signs and Symbols." 26 March 2011. .

Tolstoy, Leo. "The Death of Ivan Ilyich." The Classical Library. 2001. 26 March 2011.

Characters and the Way They
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y the final chapter, although Huck has come to like Silas and Sally, he knows that they are still a part of the society he has come to distrust and fear so, before the dust from his adventures is fully settled he is already planning to detach himself again:" but I reckon I got to light out for the territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can't stand it. I been there before" (chapter 43, Electronic text center, University of Virginia Library).

In Austen's novel the theme is to show the violation of the moral and social codes and its disastrous results in a humored way. While human follies and stupidities lead to the violation of the code and only the self-knowledge can prevent the human error, Jane Austen's main theme becomes to know yourself. Through self-analysis Emma changes…

Bibliography

Twain, Mark (1835-1910)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library

 http://etext.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/Twa2Huc.html

Exile Literary Characters in Exile Can Be
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Exile

Literary Characters in Exile

Exile can be the self-imposed banishment from one's home or given as a form of punishment. The end result of exile is solitude. Exile affords those in it for infinite reflection of themselves, their choices, and their lives in general. Three prominent literary characters experience exile as part of the overall narrative and in that, reveal a great deal about themselves to themselves as well as to the readers. The three narratives in questions are "The Epic of Gilgamesh," "The Tempest," and "Things Fall Apart." All of the main characters of these narratives experience exile as a result of actions taken by the protagonists at earlier points in the story. The protagonist in each respective story are exiled because of their choices and the exile forces each character to face consequences that ultimately bring their inner character to the surface in a more direct manner…

References:

Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart. New York: First Anchor Books Edition, 1994.

Mason, Herbert. Gilgamesh A Verse Narrative. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.

Shakespeare, William. "The Tempest." Ed. Barbara A. Mowat & Paul Werstine. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 1994.

Sutton, Brian. "Virtue Rather Than Vengeance": Genesis and Shakespeare's The Tempest." Explicator, Vol. 66, No. 4, 224-229.

Setting How Settings Define Characters Into the
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Setting

How Settings Define Characters:

Into the ild and Sex and the City

Every year at the Oscars, an academy award is awarded to the best costume designer, to the best in visual effects, to the best sound editing and best sound mixing. All of these individual elements work in harmony to create the setting of a motion picture- a setting that the audience will remember, so incredible that it makes the plot better. Settings are extremely important facet in any story- a book, a movie, a television show, as it helps the audience imagine that they are there and walking alongside the characters on the screen or through the pages of a novel. Settings are also important in propelling the individual characters through the plot- the setting helps meld their personalities, their actions and reactions to certain situations. The idea that settings aid in the shaping the main characters…

Works Cited

Hiott, Taylor. "Into the Wild - Critical Review of the Novel About the Journey of Christopher McCandless." Associated Content. Yahoo!, 26 May 2009. Web. 11 Aug 2011. .

Wisniewski, Chris. "Sex and the City." Reverse Shot. Web. 11 Aug 2011. .

Conceptualize Zits The Main
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The decision of the pilot to crush the plane in the city can have no valid motivation and is deeply painful for Jimmy who feels betrayed by his student. The pilot who decides to crash the plane is a further stereotype, an incarnation of the belief that people belonging to the same cultural space as him are most likely to engage in terrorist acts.

Throughout his transformations, Zits realizes that he has done many mistakes in the past. In fact, he interprets the negative situations in which he is cast as a sort of divine punishment for his bad behavior in the past. He feels as if the violence episodes are supposed to make him learn from his mistakes- a task which he successfully performs.

Looking at the episodes in which Zits plays the main role, the reader realizes that Alexie is actually describing the history of the American people.…

Bibliography:

Alexie, S. Flight: a novel, Grove Press, Black Cat, First edition, April 17, 2007

Barbash, T. Native son in NY Times.com, May 27, 2007, Retrieved April 9, 2011 from  http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/27/books/review/Barbash2-t.html?_r=1&pagewanted=print 

Christie, S. Renaissance man: the tribal "schizophrenic" in Sherman Alexie's Indian Killer in American Indian culture and research Journal, UCLA American Indian studies center, volume 25, number 4, 2001

Cummins, a., Flight: a novel (by Sherman Alexie)- Time traveling boy in the Washington Post Book World, Review a Day, April 20th, 2007, Retrieved April 8, 2011 from  http://www.powells.com/review/2007_04_20

Handicapped Characters in Contemporary Fiction
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In order for the study to be conducted properly, it would be expected to use the literature review method of examination. This is the logical way to conduct this type of study. However, there is not that much literature available. ecause of this, the method that will be used will instead be similar to a case study method, but will be expanded to study more than one case. In other words, the study will not just examine Forrest Gump, for example, but will look at books, stories, television shows, and movies over the last 20 years in order to determine the way that handicapped characters evolve, the way that they are treated, and whether there are more handicapped characters now than there were. While the handicapped characters' evolution and the way that they are portrayed is important, also important is whether more handicapped characters are being seen in fiction today…

Bibliography hero sits next door. (2005). Episode Guide. Family Guy Main. http://familyguymain.bravehost.com/EpGuide.html

AnxietyPanic.com (2006).  http://www.anxietypanic.com/ 

Forrest Gump. (n.d.). UMBC. English 347.  http://userpages.umbc.edu/~landon/Film%20Summaries/Summary_ForrestGump.htm 

Perry, Gregg. (2004). Confessions of a handicapped man. World Net Daily.  http://worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=37143 

Snakes on a Plane (2006). Plot Summary. IMDB.  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0417148/plotsummary

Duality of Character in Nathaniel Hawthorne and
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Duality of Character in Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe

In Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, "Young Goodman Brown," and in Edgar Allan Poe's story, "The House of Usher," there are main characters who have several characteristics in common. The main character in Hawthorne's story possesses a duality of character and undergoes a life-changing experience. The title character in Poe's story has a similar duality of character; he, too, undergoes a transformational experience that may be seen as representing duality of character as well. Both stories have a dreamlike quality that adds to the atmosphere of the story; it also leads the reader to question whether the events have actually occurred, or if they were somehow the products of a hallucination or dream state, perhaps even supernatural in nature.

In Nathaniel Hawthorne's story, "Young Goodman Brown," the title character is a young, newly married Christian man who lives in Salem, Massachusetts…

Works Cited

Harmon, William, and Holman, Hugh. A Handbook to Literature, Eleventh Edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: 2009. Print.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. "Young Goodman Brown." In Literature: Reading Fiction, Poetry,

Drama, and the Essay, Second Edition, ed. Robert DiYanni. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1990. 93-102. Print.

Poe, Edgar Allan. "The House of Usher." Retrieved electronically on July 23, 2012 from . Web.

Mrs Mallard's Character in The
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Mrs. Mallard looks with delight upon the long years of freedom that lie before her, now that she is no longer married and therefore dependant on her husband: "But she saw beyond that bitter moment a long procession of years to come that would belong to her absolutely. And she opened and spread her arms out to them in welcome."(Chopin, 112) the perspective of so many days of freedom that she would spend at her will is clearly dazzling to her. Her need for assertion is obviously urged by the context of oppression in which she lives. At the same time however, this imperative need for independence demonstrates Mallard's strong character that requires a certain space of its own to flourish.

This aspect of Mrs. Mallard's character is furthermore emphasized by her mixed feelings for her presumably dead husband. From her reaction of joy and liberation upon hearing the news,…

Moses -- a Flawed Character
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In addition, Moses' flaws give the Bible a little more drama and excitement.

For example, readers would expect that Moses -- a great leader -- would have an automatic invitation to the Promised Land (Fox, 1995). However, Moses was barred from entering the Promised Land because he was disobedient and flawed (Deut. 32:48-52). Moses was told to speak to a rock to get water from it, but instead he beat the rock repeatedly, showing his bad temper and a lack of faith (Num. 20:7-13).

Moses was a man who wanted to save others. His compassion made it very difficult for him to watch others suffer. When he followed God's commands to meet with the Pharaoh, he trusted that God would alleviate the suffering of his followers. When the situation worsened, Moses' compassion for the people got in the way of his trust in God. He cried out to God, questioning…

References

Boadt, Lawrence. Reading the Old Testament. Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press, 1985.

Fox, Everett. The Five Books of Moses. New York: Schocken, 1995.

Elsewhere Liz Hall the Main
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During her time in Elsewhere, Liz made friends, including a girl her own age named Thandie, and a woman named Betty, who turned out to be Liz's own grandmother. Liz fell in love, brought her grandmother together with her former rock-star idol, and found forgiveness in her heart for the driver of the car that killed her. Liz's life, and death, mattered very much to these people Liz met in Elsewhere.

The book is divided into three parts that represent three stages of grief: denial, anger and sadness, and acceptance. In Part I: The Nile, Liz struggles to understand what happened to her. She finds herself asea, both literally and figuratively. Nothing makes sense and she cannot believe she is dead: "I am dreaming, she thinks, and any moment, my alarm clock will sound, and I will wake up" (Zevin, p. 19). In Part II: The Book of the Dead,…

Reference

Zevin, G. (2005). Elsewhere. New York: Square Fish.

Conflict Character Change and Stasis
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Now that he is dying, Harry thinks that he has waited too long to write the things he really wants to write, and that he will never be able, now, to write all that he has left for a later time. As the article "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" (ikipedia, August 31, 2006) suggests "This loss of physical capability causes him to look inside himself - at his memories of the past years, and how little he has actually accomplished in his writing." He realizes that although he has seen and experienced many wonderful and astonishing things during his life, he had never made a record of the events; his status as a writer is contradicted by his reluctance to actually write.

As the now pain-ridden and dying Harry thinks to himself bitterly, for example:

So now it [his writing career] was all over... So now he would never have a…

Works Cited

Evans, Oliver. "The Snows of Kilimanjaro: A Revaluation." PMLA. Vol. 76, No. 5 (Dec. 1961). 601-607.

Excerpt from 'The Snows of Kilimanjaro'" [online text]. Powell's Books. 2006.

Retrieved September 8, 2006, from:  http://www.powells.com/biblio?show= 

HARDCOVER:USED:0684862212:12.50&page=excerpt#page.html>.

Tehano by Allen Wier Main
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The author uses the journal as another way to add depth to the characters, and he begins almost every chapter with the journal. It helps center the reader so they know what they will see in the upcoming pages. It also speaks in a language that would not be appropriate for the entire novel. Instead, it is simply little gems of wisdom scattered throughout the book that the reader looks forward to seeing like an old friend. Starting each chapter with Gideon's words helps keep the novel focused, too.

Finally, Gideon is a thoughtful man. That comes through in his dealings with the other characters, but it becomes even clearer when the reader sees the words of his journal. He has an eye for detail. For example, he writes of the emptiness and sprit-filled plains, "Even now - out on the wide Staked Plain - one can hear the parting…

References

Wier, Allen. Tehano. Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University Press, 2006.

Antonia Compare Two Characters Willa
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Thus, while one character had a targetable aim, the other, Antonia, had a symbolic purpose for Jim's life.

Antonia's role in the novel goes beyond that of encompassing the pure nature of childhood. It represents a clear window of strong powerful women. Better said, "This extremely influential character represents a positive compromise with feminist ideals. She is independent and strong while still living as a wife and mother" (Giglio, 2006). In this sense, Antonia is the embodiment of the successful woman, still not the average successful woman. This is largely due to the fact that the expression of her achievements is not always considered to be the common desire for women those days. Still, the symbolist part of this side of the character reflects in fact the social reality of that era and from Cather's point-of-view, it is a fair and clear recollection of her past.

Jim's complex character can…

References

Cather, Willa. My Antonia.2008. Accessed from Project Gutenberg at  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/242/242-h/242-h.htm#2H_INTR 

Giglio, Elizabeth. "Feminism in My Antonia." Agora Journal. 2006. Accessed from http://www.agorajournal.org/2006/Feminism%20in%20My%20Antonia.pdf

Holmes, Catherine D. "Jim Burden's Lost Worlds: Exile in My Antonia." Twentieth Century Literature, Fall, 1999. Accessed online from  http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0403/is_3_45/ai_58926040/ 

Lucenti, Lisa Marie. "Willa Cather's My Antonia: Haunting the Houses of Memory." Twentieth Century Literature, Summer, 2000. Accessed from  http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0403/is_2_46/ai_67315272/

Magic and Its Different Affects on the Characters of Walpole's
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Magic in "The Castle of Otranto" and "The Monk"

The 18th century had created one of the most popular genres in Western Literature, which is referred to as Gothic Literature. The Gothic literature genre began with the publication of Horace Walpole's novel entitled, "The Castle of Otranto" in 1765 (Gothic Experience 2003). The term "Gothic" connotes the "medieval style" that Walpole uses in his novel (Guran 1999). Elements of Gothic literature that is evident in Walpole's novel includes the elements of terror or horror, fear, strong emotions, and the pursuit of the protagonist for or against evil. "The Castle of Otranto" is a novel that focuses around the life of Manfred, Prince of Otranto, and his obsession in prolonging his power in his kingdom through his sons. Manfred's eternal pursuit for power and dominance is evident in the conflict that happens between him and the people in his castle, wherein…

References

Baines, P. "The Castle of Otranto." The Literary Encyclopedia Web site. 22 April 2003  http://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec= true&UID=1356.

Gothic Experience, The." Brooklyn University. 22 April 2003  http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/english/melani/gothic/history.html .

Guran, P. 1999. "The Horrors of Science Fiction." Dark Echo Web site. 22 April 2003 http://www.darkecho.com/darkecho/horroronline/scifi.html.

Lewis, M. E-text of "The Monk." The Project Gutenberg Web site. 22 April 2003 http://ibiblio.org/gutenberg/etext96/tmonk10.txt.

Whole and Its Parts an Analysis of Characters in Tortilla Flat
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Tortilla Flat

CHAACTES IN TOTILLA FLAT

Tortilla Flat" by John Steinbeck was first published in 1935. It is set in the Monterey coast of California. This book features the adventures of a group of men of Mexican-American descent called the paisanos. As California writer and critic Gerald Haslam has noted, "Steinbeck must be recognized for seeing the diversity of the state's population, for writing about the paisanos of Monterey, for example, at a time when the majority of Californians did not acknowledge the importance or even the existence of mixed-blood Mexicans." (Shillinglaw, Susan. "Steinbeck and Ethnicity, 1995)

Thought they are troublesome people they are good at heart and like to help less fortunate people than them. The members of the gang are Danny, Pablo, Jesus Maria, Pilon and Big Joe Portagee.

They are soon joined by another paisano, the Pirate. All these men like to do is to enjoy a…

References (Shillinglaw, Susan. Steinbeck and Ethnicity, 1995) www.questia.com/PM.qst?action=openPageViewer&docId=23148594(DeMott, Robert. Steinbeck's Typewriter: Essays on His Art. Troy, NY: Whitston, 1996). After the Grapes of Wrath: Essays on John Steinbeck in Honor of Tetsumaro Hayashi. Eds. Coers, Donald V., Paul D. Ruffin, and Robert J. Demott. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1995 (DeMott, Robert. Steinbeck's Typewriter: Essays on His Art. Troy, NY: Whitston, 1996). (John Steinbeck, Tortilla Flat, 1935).

Shillinglaw, Susan, Steinbeck and Ethnicity After the Grapes of Wrath: Essays on John Steinbeck in Honor of Tetsumaro Hayashi, OH: Ohio University Press, 40-55, 1995.) (Walter Neary, Students Drawn to Human Themes of Hope, Equality The Californian, 1992)

Psychological Representation of Characters Throughout
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Clearly, the films Shadows, Cleo from 5 to 7 and Memories of Underdevelopment; highlights a shift that would occur in film making from: the late 1950's to the late 1960's. Where, a variety of cinematographers have begun to focus on a new type of genre that would be radically different, from the traditional films that were produced by Hollywood. As these kinds of features would discuss various social issues, that could be affecting society and the individual. This would have an impact upon film making in the future, as it would highlight vast disparities that were occurring through the use a different characters and subtle themes. This is important, because the use of these techniques, along with small hand held cameras would create a new way of entertaining a host of audiences. As it would give them the actual feelings of the main character and how the various events being…

Bibliography

Bradshaw, Peter.: Cleo from 5 to 7." Guardian. 29 Apr. 2010. Web. 31 Oct. 2010

Burton, Julia. "Film and Revolution in Cuba." N.d.123- 142. Print.

Carney, Ray. "The Searcher." Guardian. 21 Feb. 2004. Web. 31 Oct. 2010 .

James, David. "Underground Film: Leapfrogging from the Grave." Allgories of Cinema: American Film in the 1960's. Princeton NJ: Princeton UP, 1989. 85 -- 110. Print.

Madam Bovary and Looks at the Character
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Madam Bovary and looks at the character of Rodolphe Boulanger, seducer and womaniser. Also looking briefly at a psychological perspective as to why he carries out his seductions.

Rodolphe Boulanger: Seducer of Emma Bovary

Literature has gone thought many phases, form harsh realism with it social messages and hidden meanings to softer romanticism where the world is see though different eyes and we may indulge in a little fantasy. It is in the latter genre that we may find some very interesting, yet remote characters. For example in 'Madame Bovary' by Gustave Flaubert we can see two strong characters.

Emma Bovary is the heroine of Madam Bovary, she is an alive character who is very conscious of her surrounding, but she has also been criticised as being 'synthetic' (Nadeau 307). The similarities between her and the person who created her have been noted on many occasion, and as such we…

Behns Oroonoko and its Character Symbolization
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Aphra Behn's Oroonoko is a tale of Coramantien prince and victorious general, Oroonoko, who loses his heart to the lovely Imoinda. First published in the year 1688 when African slavery through the barbaric trans-Atlantic slave business became established as an economic, transcontinental system, this tale draws on the popular literary themes of aristocratic romance, social censure and travel narrative. It indicates a few ways in which the British were starting to view cultural and racial disparities and their personal contribution to the slave business and colonialism. Behn's tale, somewhat broadly, is one text that demonstrates the way European literature on the subjects of slavery, colonization and race evolved in the course of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Questioning Slavery

Oroonoko's inspirational speech to fellow slaves clearly makes Behn's work the very first English-language fictional work speaking against slavery. The lead character of the tale addresses his fellow slaves thus:

"And…

Power of Absence A Character
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In this case, the sound that Vladimir and Estragon may or may not have heard is announcing not the coming of Godot but the coming of Lucky and Pozzo. The relationship of Lucky and Pozzo is so suggestive of a God-man relationship, and of the psychological power that Godot holds over the two main characters, that one wonders if Pozzo is not in fact Godot and therefore, symbolically, God. In fact, Vladimir and Estragon do think that Pozzo is Godot until Pozzo tells them otherwise. Even this denial on Pozzo's part is not necessarily an indication that he is not Godot, since Vladimir and Estragon were never quite sure of Godot's name in the first place.

In Act I, Pozzo is clearly the God of Lucky's world, even if he denies being the Godot of Vladimir's and Estragon's world. Pozzo keeps Lucky on a long leash, but it is clear…

Works Cited

Beckett, Samuel. Waiting for Godot. New York: Grove Press, 1982. Print.

The Character of the Oklahomans
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Oklahomans
Oklahoma has only been a state in the U.S. since 1907, yet Oklahomans were around well before then. Oklahoma is known as the “sooner” state because settlers had arrived in the territory before it had even been declared part of the United States. In the first half of the 19th century, the region was part of Arkansas Territory. The Native Americans were forced on the Trail of Tears and made to settle in Indian Territory in modern-day Oklahoma. In the latter half of the 19th century, cattle ranchers from Texas drove their cattle through Indian Territory to states up north and out west, paving cattle trails along the way. More and more whites began to settle in the area as a result of these cattle trails and the expansion of the railroad. Then when oil was found, Oklahoma became a major focus for the oil industry and Tulsa became…

Egyptian Box Chapter 1 Introduces the Main
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Egyptian Box

Chapter 1 introduces the main character, Tee Woodie, a young girl who has just moved to a Southwestern town from her home in Maine after her parents inherited an antique shop from her late-Uncle Sebastian. She is watching a movie about a Princess named Maryam who is in love with a "djinn" or genie, and she clearly imagines being in this film. When it ends, she reluctantly goes outside, but runs into a door on the way out and falls face down on the floor. As she waits outside for her father to pick her up, the narrator reveals that she is unhappy in this town and with her parent's deciding to move there. From her point-of-view, all the antiques in the store are junk, and she is happy not to deal with it at all.

Figurative Language: Tee is watching the movie screen "in a trance," eating…

Characters in American Fiction Two Terms Used
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Characters in American Fiction

Two terms used that are to describe characters are static and dynamic, which mean rarely or never changing, and constantly changing, respectively. This paper provides an analysis of the characters of Sammy in the short story "A&P" by John Updike and Louise Mallard in the short story "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin to determine whether these characters are static or dynamic. Drawing on supportive quotations from the two short stories, a discussion concerning who the person is at the start and end of the story is followed by an analysis of whether constant changes were a good thing for the dynamic character. Finally, a summary of the research and important findings concerning these issues are provided in the conclusion.

Review and Analysis

"Sammy" in John Updike's "A&P"

This short story is set in the early 1960s in a small town somewhere north of…

Works Cited

Chopin, Kate. (1894). "The Story of an Hour." Virginia Commonwealth University [online]

available:  http://www.vcu.edu/engweb/webtexts/hour/ .

Saldivar, Toni. (1997, Spring). "The Art of John Updike's 'A&P.'" Studies in Short Fiction

34(2): 215-217.

Character With Reference to Main Themes of
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character with reference to main themes of the short story, 'A good man is hard to find' by Flannery O'Connor. Grandmother occupies the most important place in the story along with the Misfit. She is quite a manipulative woman whose real character surfaces when she is closest to death.

Good Man is Hard To Find' good man is hard to find' is not exactly the kind of story that you would want to read again and again. This is because there is certain air of evilness surrounding the entire plot and the ending is pretty grotesque. The characters are all rather bleak and death seems to prevail over every scene and conversation. Symbolism has been used effectively to accentuate the presence of death and homicide. Though there appears to be nothing extraordinary about the story, the only thing that really attracts the attention of the readers is close to perfect…

References

Martin, Carter W., The True Country: Themes in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor, Kingsport, TN, Kingsport Press, Inc., 1969

Flannery O'Connor, Mystery and Manners edited by Sally Fitzgerald and Robert Fitzgerald, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1969, pp. 107-18

Grimshaw, James A., The Flannery O'Connor Companion, Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1981

Main Themes in the Film Yentl
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film "Yentl"
"Yentl" is a tale set in 19th century Poland, portraying a vivacious, independent little girl called Yentl from the Polish Jewish community, who was doggedly determined to follow her dreams despite knockbacks. Yentl obstinately wishes to pursue education in a community where academics, particularly Jewish religious learning, is strictly reserved for males only and is forbidden for girls. Posing as a youth, Yentl, however, flouts all societal rules and prohibitions with the strength of character that goes well with the personality of Barbra Streisand, who is the director, producer and co-writer of this remarkable movie. Although the film is essentially a musical movie, the theme of love is strong as well. Its execution and staging is indeed highly remarkable. Yentl also offers intricate details of the culture/society it is set in, of its characters' nature and of events which transpire in the course of the movie (Hobbs, n.d.).…

character analysis of emily in rose for emily
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Emily through the eyes of the townspeople, who narrate William Faulkner's short story "A Rose for Emily." The townspeople's understanding of Emily is limited by prevailing norms and values: as a mysterious and almost antisocial woman, Emily subverts gender norms and roles in the traditional Southern community. Emily never marries, although she is rejected by two men. Her fear of abandonment is the only identifiable aspect of Emily's character, as her abandonment issues are made clear relatively early in the story: "After her father's death she went out very little; after her sweetheart went away, people hardly saw her at all," (Faulkner II). The final straw for Emily, what set her over the edge into committing a murder-suicide, was Homer Barron. Barron is described in terms almost as ambiguous as Emily herself. He is a Yankee -- a northerner -- and it may be that he was both a person…

Characters and Conflicts
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Frank tocktons and Langston Hughes. It has 2 sources.

Comparing the two characters, the king's daughter in Frank tocktons' "The Lady or the Tiger," and Nancy Lee in Langston Hughes' "One Friday Morning," one can predict their actions considering their social positions. This is possible because of the life patterns that both the characters exhibit.

Nancy Lee is a character in 'One Friday Morning' who believes in hard work to get to where she does. It is clear too that she is talented too. However, due to the fact that she lives in a period during which people like her are discriminated against she is denied opportunities that she fully deserves. This can be something quite discouraging for her, but she manages to emerge as one of the best students in her class. Her work was also well appreciated so much so that her teachers felt that she should be…

Sources:

Stockton, F. [2003]. The Lady, or the Tiger. Available at http://www.selfknowledge.com/ladyt10.htm

Hughes, L. [1996]. "One Friday Morning" from Short stories [of] Langston Hughes / Langston Hughes; edited by Akiba Sullivan Harper; with an introduction by Arnold Rampersad. Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. New York: Hill and Wang.

Characters in a Story by William Faulkner
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characters in a story by William Faulkner. The story That Evening Sun provides an interesting study in characters because it places children with an adult but the adult is not considered equal. There were two sources used to complete this paper.

Throughout history many authors have developed their characters to interact with each other so that the reader can come to know them as well as the author does. In one story by William Faulkner called That Evening Sun the character Nancy and the children are a main focus of the story at hand.)One of the most interesting points of the story is the fact that the children are actually portrayed as equal to Nancy. It is a commentary on the era as well as the attitudes of the era.

Nancy

Nancy is a Negro who lives in the era in which blacks were treated like second class citizens. It…

References

Faulkner, William. That Evening Sun.(Accessed 6-17-2003)

http://www.geocities.com/su_englit/faulkner_evening.html

That Evening Sun (Accessed 6-17-2003)

 http://amb.host.sk/american/4/faulkner/sun.htm

Character Animation
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3D Animation Model: Parkour Performance

This paper describes a three dimensional (3D) animation movie of a parkour performer. Parkour training is defined as the art of the movement and needs a lot of skills to overcome obstacles within the range of one's path. The latter allows the animator to exhibit his/her skills demonstrating the rapid changes and randomly appearing obstacles. As the animation will last only 2 min, a simple design would be suitable to emphasize details of animation from different camera angles.

3D animations are modeled by manipulating polygon meshes, embedding them into objects, characters, and scenes and eventually moving them. ecently, 3D animations have become a part of daily life routine from the advertisements on the billboards to web pages, television, video games, simulations and medical technologies. The high demand for the 3D animation attracts a lot of young people's attention; however, the skills such as being patient,…

References

(1) HAAG, J. A brush with the real world, Master Thesis (2009), University of Queensland.

(2) KERSTEN, D., MAMASSIAN, P., AND KNILL, D.C. Moving cast shadows induce apparent motion in depth. Perception 26, 2 (1997), 171 -- 192. Also see: http://vision.psych.umn.edu/www/kersten-lab/demos/shadows.html.

(3) LASSETER, J. Principles of Traditional Animation Applied to 3D Computer Animation, Computer Graphics, 21, 4 (1987), 35-44.

(4)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUWxaHOYaBA

Crash Character Profile Anthony One
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' Anthony, an actual resident of the street, sneers at white perceptions of how blacks talk in the media: "You think whites go around callin' each other honky all day?" hile Anthony's theft of the SUV is clearly shown to be destructive, socially as well as morally, the film also shows how black inner city views of law and order have evolved in such a negative and polarized fashion: the presence of the black officer Detective Graham aters is undercut by the racism and racial profiling of other members of the force.

Racism is circular in nature, and this is revealed in Anthony's lapses in logic: "That waitress sized us up in two seconds. e're black and black people don't tip. So she wasn't gonna waste her time. Now somebody like that? Nothing you can do to change their mind. You expect me to pay for that kind of service?"…

Work Cited

Crash. Directed by Paul Haggis. 2004.

Tale as Told by Another Character Sweat
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Tale as Told by another Character: Sweat - Zora Neale Hurston

Sweat

The spring came along with its flare of sunny afternoons in Florida on that particulate Sunday afternoon. For a given number of women in the small village populated by the black persons would be thinking of what the family would have for supper. However, for Delia Jones, she was still in bed, thinking of her previous life when she was still young and pretty. Then the thought of her poverty and suffering stricken husband hit her mind, and the trail of cursing and lamentations flowed from her mind; and eventually found their way into verbal words oozing from her mouth like the waters of the spring streams of the Amazon. Sure, this situation was getting to the peak of the humiliation and underpinning of poverty and suffering that she could take.

Delia sat up in her bed of…

References

Anders Bjorklund, Donna K. Ginther, and Marianne Sundstrom. "Family Structure and Child

Outcomes in the U.S.A. And Sweden." Journal of Population Economics 20.1 (2007):

183. ProQuest. Web. 24 Aug. 2013.

Hurston, Zora N. Novels and Stories. New York, NY: Libr. Of America, 1995. Print.

Animated Characters in Advertisements the
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On the one side are those who argue against advertisements aimed at children due to a belief that children are uniquely susceptible, and on the other side are those who sell advertisements and advertising, such as ad agencies and business school textbook authors, out of a belief that advertising is able to effect product preference in any meaningful way. In short, both of these groups are incorrect, because advertising, and animated characters in particular, actually have fairly little influence on product preference and purchasing decisions. They can generate recognition and positive emotional connections between the audience and the product, but these connections do not necessarily translate into actual purchases. However, in order to demonstrate why this is the case, one must examine some relevant scientific research on the subject and attempt to inject some reasonable skepticism into the hyperbolic claims of parents' groups and advertising cheerleaders.

Aside from market research…

Bibliography

Altstie, T, and J. Grow, Advertising strategy: creative tactics from the outside/in, SAGE,

Thousand Oaks, 2006.

Callcott, MF, and W. Lee, "A content analysis of animation and animated spokes-characters,"

Journal of Advertising, vol. 23, no. 4, 1994, pp. 1-12.

Anne's Foil Anne's Main Foil
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All of the residents of the attic live with the constant fear of discovery, and death looms over the Secret Annex.

However, although Anne and Peter are more grown-up in many ways than adolescents who lead a more normal childhood, they also are far more under the watchful eyes of their parents, almost as if they are small children. The growing restlessness of Anne and Peter, combined with the closeness of the environment exacerbates the normal tensions that always exist between the parents and children. The divisions between the married couples, the Franks and the Van Daans, are also amplified because of the tensions of the war, the small living quarters, and the lack of privacy.

Q4) Give an example of anti-Semitism.

Anti-Semitism is manifest in the fact that Anne and her family had wear yellow stars, to identify them as Jews, and were denied basic rights (such as the…

Justice Given by the Character Thrasymachus in
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Justice Given by the Character Thrasymachus in Plato's Republic Is Incorrect

The objective of this study is to prove that the theory of justice given by the character Thrasymachus in Plato's Republic, using only Plato's arguments in ooks 1 and 2 is incorrect.

The theory of justice given by Thasymachus in Plato's Republic holds that justice "is another's good and the interest of the stronger, and that injustice is a man's own profit and interest, though injurious to the weaker." (Jowett, 2012) ook 2 relates that justice is "sometimes spoken of as the virtue of an individual and sometimes as the virtue of a State." (Jowett, 2012) Justice is related in ook 2 of Plato's work to be formulated in the mind of the individual through experiences and information gained in the society and educational institutions in the individual's life. Thrasymachus claims that justice is the advantage of the stronger…

Bibliography

The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Republic, by Plato (2012) Trans. B. Jowett. Retrieved from:  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1497/1497-h/1497-h.htm

Hudson Your Character Works With Another Person
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Hudson, Your character works with another person, or persons. Focus on the effort that he makes with another, not on what he does by himself.

Thomas Hudson and Roger Davis: Two middle-aged men 'stuck in time'

The main protagonist of Ernest Hemingway's posthumously-published novel Islands in the Stream is Thomas Hudson, an artist living on a tropical island who is trying to leave his past behind him as a heavy drinker. Hudson's goal is to gain control over his appetite for drink so he can realize his potential as an artist. However, many dispiriting events occur over the course of the book which increases the attractions of drink to Hudson. For example, in the first section of the book, Hudson takes his son David on a fishing expedition. After David makes a great catch and makes his father proud, the boy dies in a freak car accident after leaving the…

Shaped Character Miss Emily A Rose Emily
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shaped character Miss Emily "A ose Emily." What forces work creates a character Miss Emily? Something made Emily character meet story. • Locate (2) scholarly resources include a minimum quotes (2) source.

"A ose for Emily:"

A false, fragile, and wilting image of perfect southern womanhood

William Faulkner's short story "A ose for Emily" chronicles the life of an aristocratic southern woman who is unable to accept the realities of the changing world around her. Two primary factors shape Emily's existence. The first is that of her father, Colonel Sartoris, who believes that no man can ever be good enough for his daughter. The Colonel is so rigid in his worldview, he chases all young men from his door, effectively condemning Emily to spinsterhood. The other shaping force is the mores of the town in which Emily lives. When Emily does not pay her taxes or when her yard smells,…

References

Faulkner, William. "A Rose for Emily." E-text available:

http://flightline.highline.edu/tkim/Files/Lit100_SS2.pdf

Nebeker, Helen E. "Emily's Rose of Love: Thematic Implications of Point-of-View in Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily.' The Bulletin of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association,

24. 1(Mar., 1970): 3-13.

Restaurant Downtown on Main Street
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The parking lot is also visible, so I get to see people taking their laundry in and out of the building. Some people use baskets and others use pillowcases, garbage bags, and even boxes. All kinds of people wash their clothes there. I see people ranging from bikers to mothers with children. The city changes when it rains, at least from this perspective. The buildings simply do not look good against the grey. Some views are stunning with dark clouds looming overhead but not this place. The buildings across the two-way street are simply too close for comfort and rain falling only seems to make me feel claustrophobic. Winter can be dreary, too. While winter is bad everywhere, it is worse here because the effect of the weather are within close proximity of the window. In fact, the window is always more neglected in the winter. The bottom is always…

Virtue What Is the Main Problem in
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Virtue

What is the main problem in the field of higher education today, according to Dr. Christina Hoff Sommers?

Sommers is concerned about several things that take place on college campuses in America. She is aware that students cheat rather than do their own work, for one thing. She reports on a survey by the Boston Globe that revealed a shocking 75% of high school students have admitted to cheating; the percentage of college students that cheat is 50% and the percentage of college-age students that would steal from their employers is 34%.

All of this shocking to Sommers but she believes the source of these negative statistics is the fact that students are not being taught ethics. Instead the students are enrolled in courses in moral relativism and social justice (along with other social issues); very little was being taught regarding morality, personal morality and taking responsibility for person…

things fall apart achebe character analysis
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Chinua Achebe presents an archetypal patriarchal warrior with the character of Okonkwo in the novel Things Fall Apart. Okonkwo is described as being “well known,” his fame being based on quintessential masculine feats like winning wrestling tournaments and having many wives. A round character, rather than a dynamic one, Okonkwo also epitomizes the classical tragic hero whose hubris and stubbornness prevent him from changing or recognizing what he could do to better lead his people. Achebe uses traditional storytelling methods and a straightforward narrative style to elucidate the main elements of his protagonist. The reader therefore gleans information about Okonkwo primarily through the narrator’s direct descriptions of the protagonist’s actions, reactions, and words. Motivated by the desire to maintain power and to fulfill patriarchal roles and norms in his society, Okonkwo ends up committing egregious ethical wrongs in order to achieve his egotistical goals, and in the end of the…

Account Studying the Characters of Adam and
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Account

Studying the characters of Adam and Samson reveals that they have many things in common but it seems totally out of place to compare them with Jesus. Adam and Samson typify men who are on a godward journey while Jesus is the way and also the end of the road.

John Milton the poetic legend of the seventeenth century is well-known for his deep belief in providence and divine judgement. His puritanical sentiments are echoed in most of his poems. His sheer belief in divine ordinance is reflected in his works like "On his Blindness," "Paradise lost" and the tragic poem "Samson Agonistes." In all these poems we see a peculiar pattern wherein Milton projects his own beliefs through the characters. In these poems there is a gradual transition wherein the troubled conscience finally finds tranquility and deliverance by divine grace. Particularly Milton's Paradise lost and "Samson Agonistes" have…

Axia College Material TV Character
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The Jungian model uses rationality and spirituality in place of Freudian sexuality as the main determiners of personality. Jung also believed that personality continued to evolve until at least middle-age; far later then the pubescent cementing of personality that Freud described. In today's world, Jungian types (with the additional differentiation between perceiving and judging) are used much more often than Freudian models.

Another great personality theorist was Carl Rogers. Rogers took a vast departure from both Feud and Jung in his basic approach to psychology and especially when it came to personality. Rather than ever seeing personality as a finished product, Rogers believed that the innate purpose of a human individual was fulfillment of our genetic capabilities through the completion of positive works, a drive that he called the actualizing tendency. Personality is born through the relationship of an individual's self-concept with their inborn potential -- the closer the two…

Orchestrate the Plot Such That the Characters
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orchestrate the plot such that the characters are forced to make crucial decisions regarding their most centrally held values and beliefs; whichever action a specific character chooses serves to inform the audience as to what type of individual he or she is. It should not be surprising, therefore, that the motif of abuse, in particular, occurs in tales throughout history; but also, considering each story's social context allows for insight into these singular characterizations, as well as, a better grasp of the underlying values permeating their settings. Through the characters in The Bluest Eye and Bastard out of Carolina their particular moral settings become clear, and the similarities seem to span many of the divides of race. Centrally, the key issues in both novels seem to be poverty, oppression, and their emotional consequences; in other words, the themes within The Bluest Eye and Bastard out of Carolina are similar mostly…

Works Cited:

1. Allison, Dorothy. Bastard out of Carolina. New York: Dutton, 1992.

2. Morrison, Toni. The Bluest Eye. New York: Plume, 1970.

Corporate Character Individual Res as
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WorldCom (CEO Bernard Ebbers) supported by years of profitability arising from the deregulation of phone companies was a fast moving stock that was highly toted by stock specialists as a must buy, even while it was seriously hemorrhaging from bad and fraudulent business deals and its own shoddy accounting, cover ups and bad investment deals.

WorldCom quickly supplanted at&T as the favorite of many investors, based heavily on Grubman's recommendations. The investment world quickly sang WorldCom's praises as a result. A technology magazine, Network World, named it one of the ten most powerful companies, behind only Cisco and Microsoft. After listing its virtues, the magazine went on to conclude that, "MCI WorldCom will probably be a keeper on this list." 18 as for its investment virtues, Grubman claimed that it was a traditional "widows and orphans" stock, to be held for the long-term. Based partially upon his recommendations, Fortune listed…

References

Beauchamp, Tom. L. Bowie, Norman. E. Ethical Theory and Business 7th Ed. New York: Prentice Hall, 2003.

Dalla Costa, John. The Ethical Imperative Why Moral Leadership Is Good Business. Reading, MA: Perseus Publishing,1998.

Fox, Loren. Enron: The Rise and Fall. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2003.

Geisst, Charles R. Wall Street: A History: from Its Beginnings to the Fall of Enron. New York: Oxford University Press. 2004.

MNE Select Multinational Organizations Describe Main Line
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MNE

Select multinational organizations describe main line business organizations. Examine ways companies utilizes internet part marketing strategies. Identify current potential problems recommendations improvement.

Multinational enterprises (MNE)s: Nike and Kellogg

Multinational enterprises (MNE)s: Nike and Kellogg

A multinational enterprise (MNE) is defined as a firm that is based in two or more nations. Although they began as iconic American companies, Nike and the Kellogg Corporation have operations all over the globe and have customers in almost all of the developed and much of the developing world. But because of the different types of products they sell, the ways in which they reach their customer base -- particularly online -- are quite distinct.

The multinational company Nike uses the Internet to both advertise its products as well as to sell its products. Nike markets fashion-forward sportswear that is supposed to fill a functional purpose, but also is noteworthy because of its style.…

References

Holmes, Stanley. (2004, September 20) The new Nike. Businessweek. Retrieved March 3, 2011

at  http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/04_38/b3900001_mz001.htm 

Kellogg: Promotions. (2011). Homepage. Retrieved March 3, 2011 at http://www2.kelloggs.com/PromotionSearch.aspx?search=

Nike. (2011). Homepage. Retrieved March 3, 2011 at http://www.nike.com/nikeos/p/nike/en_US/?sitesrc=uslp

Biblical Character Abram
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Abraham was the son of Terah and the descendent of Noah's son Shem. Many scholars estimate the span of his life to fall somewhere within the second millennium BCE. The story of Abraham begins in the ancient Sumerian town of Ur in southern Mesopotamia when his father, Terah, decides to leave the town with his family (Gen. 11.31). The family eventually settles in Horan, and it is here where Abraham receives God's call (Gen. 12.1-2). Essentially, God makes two promises to Abraham and to the ancestors: first, they will possess the land of Canaan; and second, that they will become a great nation. After receiving the Lord's word Abraham leaves Horan together with his wife Sarah and his nephew Lot; they journey to Canaan. Abraham erects alters and invokes Yahweh at Shechem and Bethel. By doing this, Abraham attempts to lay a foundation for their eventual occupation of Canaan, and…

Shawnee Chief Tecumseh How the Two Main
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Shawnee Chief Tecumseh [...] how the two main authorities on Tecumseh, John Sugden and David Edmunds, compare with each other? Sugden and Edmunds exhibit extremely divergent writing styles and approaches to their topics, yet, through their research and understanding of their topic, they both manage to convey the man Tecumseh, as well as his accomplishments.

My poor Indians! My poor Indians! Oh, what will become of my Indians?'"

Tecumseh (Tecumtha in the Native language) was born in an Indian village near Dayton, Ohio, in March 1768. His name in Shawnee means "panther lying in wait." Because he was such a successful leader, many historians have recounted his life. "Of all the Indians in American history, he has always seemed the most admirable. His white contemporaries, both British and American, described him in glowing terms, and since his death historians have echoed their praises." John Sugden and David . Edmunds have…

References

Edmunds, R. David. Tecumseh and the Quest for Indian Leadership. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1984.

The Shawnee Prophet. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1983.

Langer, Howard J. American Indian Quotations. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Pesanmbbee, Michelene E. "When the Earth Shakes: the Cherokee Prophecies of 1811-12." American Indian Quarterly 17, no. 3 (1993): 301-317.

Socializing in General Affects it Has on Shaping Character Attitude
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Socialization

Effects of Socialization

Socialization by its very definition involves the assistance individuals receive when becoming members of a social group. This would include the "acquisition of rules, roles, standards, and values across the social, emotional, cognitive, and personal domains" (Grusec 1). In short, socialization is the process that prepares humans to function in social life. This includes the development of impulse control as well as a conscience, role preparation, and the understanding of a system of value. For a person to become an acceptable member of a society, they must understand what is expected of them by the other members of that society, but also adhere to those expectations. Socialization is the process by which people do this, and scientific studies have demonstrated that "personality dispositions, parent -rearing styles and social values are all related to socialization." (Garcia 1680)

As crime and violence are a blight on society, it…

Works Cited

Garcia, Luis, et al. "The effects of personality, rearing styles and social values on adolescents' socialisation process." Personality and Individual Differences 40: 1671-1682. Web 9 July 2011.  http://web.udl.es/usuaris/e7806312/publi/pu_69.pdf 

Grusec, Joan, and Paul Hastings. Handbook of Socialization: Theory and Research. New York: Guilford. 2007. Print.

Harris, Judith. "Where is the Child's Environment? A Group Socialization theory of Development." Psychological Review 102.3: 458-489. Web. 9 July 2011.

http://webserver1.pugetsound.edu/facultypages/cjones/chidev/Paper/Articles/

Analyzing Two Characters in a Fiction About an Apocalypse
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Walk to the End of the World

It is a post-apocalyptic account of a journey of a father and his young son over a time of several months, across a landscape blasted by an unspecified cataclysm that has destroyed most of civilization and, in the interceding years, all life on Earth. George and his child Tim proceed with a trip together where they know they won't survive. The area is loaded with fiery remains and without living creatures and vegetation. A significant number of remaining human survivors have depended on savagery, searching the debris of city and nation alike for substance. The boy's mom, pregnant with him at the season of the catastrophe, surrendered trust and conferred suicide some time before the story started, in spite of the father's requests. Acknowledging they can't survive the approaching winter where they are, the father takes the boy south, along unfilled streets towards…

Darkness Charlie Marlow the Character
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For example he often found himself wondering whether the Africans could not be considered humans equal to the whites since they experienced human emotions and issues too. At one point in the story, Marlow was surprised and curious as to why the cannibals accompanying him on the trip to see Kurtz never considered devouring him and the white pilgrims since they outnumbered the whites. This situation, as well as others throughout the story, often led him towards thinking deeply about these matters. Based on the novella, it is possible to describe Marlow in a few sentences. Basically, he could be described as a wandering seaman who loved to travel for its own sake and who often found himself thinking deeply about the peoples and places he visited. He was also an avid storyteller, who was able to vividly describe Africa's environment and peoples to a great extent.

Nurse-Patient Relations the Main Focus of This
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Nurse-Patient Relations

The main focus of this essay is going to concern the nurse-patient relationship idea, and why it is important. This was chosen because the researcher desired to achieve a better accepting of how a helpful nurse-patient relationship can be advanced and even from different theorists who have discovered this idea. In this essay, the researcher sets out to demonstrate what they have learnt regarding the nurse-patient relation concept and how this connection can utilized in the clinical practice setting. T The nurse patient connection, according to a study done by Press Gamey Associates Inc., creates the quality of the care experience and generates an influential influence on patient gratification. Nurses will a lot of their time with patients. Patients see nurses' relations with people among the care team and make their own conclusions about the hospital founded on what they are observing. Furthermore, nurses' approaches toward their vocation,…

Works Cited

Berdes, C. & . (2001). Race relations and caregiving relationships: A qualitative examination of perspectives from residents and nurses aides in three nursing homes. Research on Aging, 23(1), 109-126.

Biering, P. (2002). Caring for the involuntarily hospitalized adolescent: The issue of power in the nurse-patient relationship. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 16(2), 65-74.

Heijkenskjold, K.B. (2010). The patients dignity from the nurses perspective. Nursing Ethics, 6(3), 313-24.

LaSala, C.A.-B. (2007). The role of the clinical nurse specialist in promoting evidence-based practice and effecting positive patient outcomes. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 38(6), 262-70.