Are the American realist & naturalist writers breaking away from Romantic literary tradition, or are these later writers still infusing the Romantic spirit?
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...American writers were definitely realistic than romantic writers such as Hawthorne. The quote above expresses one of Robert Lowell’s most common poetic motifs – the theme of religious (and familial) criticism. Another similar motif in his poetry is that of Lowell’s dichotomous relationship with his ancestral history... . The contradictory feelings that define Lowell’s ambivalent relationship with his family history have much to do with his ancestors’ (hypocritical) religious beliefs and how those pious beliefs were not reflected in the daily lives of Lowell’s ancestors. In focusing on this ancestral legacy, Lowell joins the ranks of writers such as the great American...
Definition Essay: Spirit
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...Spirit The word ‘spirit’ is a homonym. Homonyms are words which are spelled and pronounced in the same way, but stand for different meanings (Hatch, 2010). To infer the meanings of homonyms, it is best to take into consideration, the context in which the word is being used. Being a homonym, the word ‘spirit’ is used to convey more than one meaning. Origin of the word, different meanings of it and uses of the word ‘spirit’ in English language are explained below. The term spirit is a translation of the Hebrew word ‘Ruah’, the literal meaning of which is breath, air or wind (Ratzinger, 1994). The American heritage dictionary (2009) defines spirit... ?Submitted By: Submitted Institute: Definition Essay:...
The American Sense of the Possible in Literature
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...American Sense of the Possible in Literature The American spirit and sense of what could be-- the possible-- is celebrated and proclaimed throughout American literature. What sets this spirit apart is the willingness of American authors to examine the self from both celebratory and critical points of view. There has been no easy road for Americans to settle the continent and to establish themselves, and American authors and writers do not shy away from examining this process form a critical point of view. There is also no shortage of authors extolling the...
The Personality of the Holy Spirit
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...Spirit as parakletos “To walk in the Spirit and be led by the Spirit then means something more than miracles. It means victory over the desires and impulses of the flesh. It means crucifying those desires. It means cultivating the fruit of the Spirit, the best antidote to the lusts of the flesh.”27 THE HOLY SPIRIT AND THE CHURCH Power to Witness A well-known American revivalist, R.A. Torrey wrote, “Many people are naturally shy. They long to do something for Christ but are afraid. The Holy Spirit can make believers bold…it was the Holy Spirit who turned cowardly Peter into the one who fearlessly faced the Sanhedrin and rebuked... LIBERTY THE PERSONALITY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT a paper sUBMITTED TO dr....
The Personality of the Holy Spirit
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...Spirit as parakletos “To walk in the Spirit and be led by the Spirit then means something more than miracles. It means victory over the desires and impulses of the flesh. It means crucifying those desires. It means cultivating the fruit of the Spirit, the best antidote to the lusts of the flesh.”27 THE HOLY SPIRIT AND THE CHURCH Power to Witness A well-known American revivalist, R.A. Torrey wrote, “Many people are naturally shy. They long to do something for Christ but are afraid. The Holy Spirit can make believers bold…it was the Holy Spirit who turned cowardly Peter into the one who fearlessly faced the Sanhedrin and rebuked their sin.”28 Agent... ?LIBERTY THE PERSONALITY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT a paper...
American football culture
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...American natives despite its crude beginning, which comprised of disorganized rules and players playing while barefooted (Crothers, 2012). Mainly, this is because of its socialization aspect coupled with intensive media telecasting to reach many people not only in America but also globally. Therefore, this has aroused more interest especially among the female gender, though their participation is passive. Besides the violent sporting associated with American Football, its fans view it as symbolic of “cultural wars” backed by universal and a strong American spirit (Carroll, 2003). References Carroll, B. E. (2003)....
"New spirit in the west"
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...spirit. Dennis Sherman and Joyce Salisbury (2007) demonstrated the complex interaction between the world’s history and American history. They also created a strong social historical trend that was based on cultural and political frameworks. The combination of these elements helped the two researchers to write a book that conveyed the drama and inherent interests of the new spirit in the west (Evans and Alexander 37). In addition to showing interesting stories of the history of the world, the two authors integrated unique features that support learning and enhance the narrative of the story. According to Sherman and Salisbury... New Spirit in the West The new spirit in the west was a critical historical ...
Death Epitomizes American Dream, Society and Time (The Great Gatsby)
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...American dreams, which are grounded on their aim for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Gatz is presented as a man filled with spirit: aspiration, commitment, braveness, and faith. This is evident in his longing for Daisy when Gatsby stated that he seemed closer to Daisy similar with the distance of the star to the moon. He further exclaims his proximity to his dreams -- the green light on a dock (Fitzgerald). Gatsby once believed that his dream is impossible to achieve because of his distance to Daisy, but he realizes that his hope and faith never vanish... ?Death Epitomizes American Dream, Society, and Time Our purpose is not entirely measured by the things we possess on earth, but it is the...
The American Sense of the Possible in Literature
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...American spirit that told the world that Americans were bold in their approach to literature, and that American writers would have a certain spirit of "the possible" that was first mentioned in our Constitution, but really implemented by President Abraham Lincoln in his eventual quest to eliminate slavery, and to fight for the freedom of all men, not just some. It is this quest for "a more perfect union" that Lincoln was talking about in his inaugural address, and which finally made those words have some meaning to them. American writers took this mantle and incorporated this quest of...
American football culture
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...American natives despite its crude beginning, which comprised of disorganized rules and players playing while barefooted (Crothers, 2012). Mainly, this is because of its socialization aspect coupled with intensive media telecasting to reach many people not only in America but also globally. Therefore, this has aroused more interest especially among the female gender, though their participation is passive. Besides the violent sporting associated with American Football, its fans view it as symbolic of “cultural wars” backed by universal and a strong American spirit (Carroll, 2003). References Carroll, B. E. (2003)....
Comic spirit- new comedy
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...Spirit: New Comedy Introduction The genre of ‘Old Comedy’ portrayed by Aristophanes (446 BC – 386 BC), a comic playwright of ancient Athens, evolved by 317 BC into the genre of comic drama known as ‘New Comedy’. The new form of comedy similar to the modern day farce was distinguished by “the use of mistaken identities, ironic situations, ordinary everyday characters and wit” (Perks 76). The earlier Aristophanic style of ‘Old Comedy’ was characterized by topical issues, unconcealed satire, and the ridiculing of contemporary celebrated personalities. On the other hand, the ‘New Comedy’ model practised to a great extent by Menander, involved romance, situational humour... and Number of the Teacher’s Comic...
Interview about American Culture
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...American spirit, John indicates... Interview on allowing guns on campus John is a true American as he loves this country with a passion and he would even die defending it and some of its laws that are unbelievable or even against the majority. He even defends the move to let the soldiers fight a while longer in Iraq. When I asked him to do the interview for him he was obviously excited about it until I mentioned the topic and he seemed frozen. According to the interview, this is the very first time he will be disagreeing with his beloved motherland and actually seems rather reluctant to discuss the moral of the topic which was on allowing students to carry concealed weapon which is a gun to campus which ...
Topic related to Native American Culture
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...Americans in a way that formed a strong basis of the American culture. For example, young children were trained to respect community elders even if they were not their close relatives hence cultivating the culture into their adulthood. Secondly, the Native Americans exercised certain rituals with respect to their spirituality beliefs. Throughout the world, many people exercise spirituality rituals that form an integral part of their culture. The Native American spirit was integrated into the ways of life rather than organized religions (The American Indian Heritage Foundation b 1). The...
NASA Spirit and Oppurtunity Mission
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...Spirit became stuck last year holds evidence that water, perhaps as snow melt, trickled into the subsurface fairly recently and on a continuing basis.”(nasa.gov) There is no stopping scientific research in the outer space. In fact, the next event is already lined up for NASA’s next comet flyby within four months: “One comet down, one to go,” said Tim Larson, project manager for both the Stardust-Next mission and the EPOXI mission—which successfully flew past comet Hartley 2 in November 4 of 2010.”(jpl.nasa.gov) For the American scientific community the works ahead is immense and vast as the universe. One of the greatest challenges the gallant men and women of NASA... Romeo F....
The spirit catches you and fall down
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...American hospitals have accepted the cross-cultural traditions of different communities. The traditional people such as the Hmong have also accepted modern medicine and now can work better with American doctors. Works Cited Eric, Gallagher. Structural Causes of Cultural Insensitivity. New York: The New York Times. 2011. Fadiman, Anne. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997. Margalit, Fox. Lia Lee Dies; Life Went On Around Her, Redefining Care. New York: The New York Times. 2012.... The spirit catches you and fall down Introduction The book is based on a Hmong family from Houaysouy, Sainyabuli Province, Laos. It focuses on one of the children, Lia Lee,...
In the Spirit of Crazy Horse
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...Spirit of Crazy Horse” Introduction After years of virtual warfare between the American Indian Movement (AIM)militants and the Federal Bureau of Investigation(F.B.I) agents, a shoot out ensued between FBI agents and American Indians on a reservation near Wounded Knee in South Dakota in the morning of June 1975. As a result, two F.B.I agents Jack Coler and Ronald Williams passed on together with one Indian named Joe Killsright Stuntz. Later on four Indians members of American Indian Movement, were indicted on murder charges. This prompts Matthiessen to focus on the execution style murder of the two F.B.I agents and the events that followed. What drives Matthiessen to write... . This just shows...
Holy Spirit
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...SPIRIT- FILLED LIFE BY CHARLES STANLEY This is an extraordinary spiritual book written by Dr. Charles Stanley. The book is basically about the relationship between us and the Holy Spirit. It discusses in an eloquent way how one can get closer to the Holy Spirit in our life. The author touches on every aspect making the book interesting to read as well as making the readers to connect themselves with his world. We have been moving far and far from the spiritual things through the growth of science and technology. We have gone up to the extent that we are ready to disbelieve in the existence of God. We are struck in the world of dilemmas unable to realize the reality... A BOOK REPORT ON THE WONDERFUL...
Influencial Person during the American Revolution
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...American spirit for independence17. It was written at a time when confidence was low, the cause (presumably of patriotism) was in great danger, and became another unexpected success when The Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, George Washington, was so taken with it that he had it distributed throughout the army to be read by all men, and believed heartily that the spirits of the men were so aroused after it that they began to win battles18. Paine was seen as an influential member of the American Revolution not for his actions, but for his thoughts and ease with a pen, through... ?Of the numerous diplomats, generals, and other important and influential figures in the American Revolution, one that ...
American Conflict
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...American spirit. What seemed too old is still fresh in our history books because it was a traumatic period in the annals of the growth of a nation. Civil wars and conflicts are never pleasant to anyone’s memory. It was a brutal blood confrontation of a people that ended slavery in the United States. In 1791, a revolution known as the Whiskey War was started. Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton enforced what was considered a bitter pill for whiskey farmers, imposing a 25% excise tax for whiskey distilleries. The farmers, later known as “Whiskey Boys... American Conflicts Introduction The American Revolution The American Revolution was staged by American colonists to gain independence from Great ...
Relate the theme "the american dream" to death of a salesman and arthur miller's life
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...American spirit of salesmanship and material pursuit. His subjection to suicide acts almost as a red-alert to the American society. The death of Willy Loman is actually manifested as a failure of millions of American Dream and pursuit for happiness. It shows that every American wants to be a rich and prosperous man and when they fail to achieve... The Theme of American Dream in Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” And Its Reflection in His Life Introduction Literature is reflection of life andit evidently evolves out of time and society in which it is created. Likewise the importance of the concept of American Dream plays very crucial role in literature of America. The concept of American Dream is...
Fadiamn book, The spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
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...SPIRIT CATCHES YOU AND YOU FALL DOWN The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Anne Fadiman’s The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down is a book essentially about two clashing cultures, the American medical culture and the Hmong culture. Foua and Nao Kao are from the Hmong community that has migrated to the United States with their child Lia Lee, as a result of running away from the Quiet war in Laos. Fadiman tells a story about Lia Lee, a child who was diagnosed with epilepsy by her American doctors while her parents believed that her ailment was because their child, Lia Lee was possessed by spirits, which they referred to as ‘qaug dab peg’ which in English translates to, the spirit... Running Head: THE...
The Spirit Catches You and You fall down
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...Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures: New York. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2012. Print... The Spirit catches you and you fall down Anne Fadiman evenhandedly presents a case between medical culture and the Hmong culture in her book, ‘The Spirit catches you and you fall down.’ The Spirit catches you and you fall down is an analogy that represents epilepsy in the Hmong world. Anne evenhandedly describes the conflict between the Hmong culture and the medical culture as she presents a case where Foua and Nao Kao Lee refuse to give their daughter the correct prescription of the medicine from the doctor on the perception that the medicine...
The Spirit catches you and you fall down
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...Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Book Review The book “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” focuses on a number of themes and aspects that are present in the society and that are highly sensitive. One of these is the cross-cultural differences between members of different societies and the challenges that people go through as they attempt to integrate into new societies for different reasons. In the book by Anne Fadiman, cultural differences are illustrated in the medical and belief systems that two cultures have the Hmongs and the Americans. Lia Lee a patient suffering from Epilepsy, her parents and Jeanine Hilt represents Hmong, while Doctors Neil Ernst and Peggy Philp represent... ? “The...
THE AMERICAN CHARACTER
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...American Spirit. The United States is in the process of trying to enact a new immigration bill to help in controlling immigration in the country strength its communities, the country’s economy as well as its future. However there are a number of critical issues that must be addressed in this bill before it is passed. The first of these issues is amnesty. The bill creates a framework for the legalization of an estimated over 11 million people that are unlawfully present in the country. Anyone that was present in the U.S before 2012 qualifies for this amnesty... Essay I: Q1: The American Character A study of American history and its politics is often found to be replete with numerous references to the...
Relate the theme "the american dream" to death of a salesman and arthur miller's life
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...American spirit of salesmanship and material pursuit. His subjection to suicide acts almost as a red-alert to the American society. The death of Willy Loman is actually manifested as a failure of millions of American Dream and pursuit for happiness. It shows that every American wants to be a rich and prosperous man and when they fail to achieve... ?The Theme of American Dream in Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” And Its Reflection in His Life Introduction Literature is reflection of life and it evidently evolves out of time and society in which it is created. Likewise the importance of the concept of American Dream plays very crucial role in literature of America. The concept of American Dream is...
Inner Spirit
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...Spirit Inner Spirit Introduction High blood pressure (hypertension) is commonly referred to as “silent killer” since it has minimal or no outward signs but many internal organs are continuously damaged. This condition occurs as a result of high pressure (strain) within the arteries which are responsible for carrying blood in various parts of the body. This is a dangerous condition because the heart works harder in pumping blood and the arteries harden from this pressure (Regenerative nutrition, n.d). There are specific holistic self-care activities that can be adopted to deal with the problems of high blood pressure. The most effective holistic approach to high blood pressure is eating... ? Inner Spirit...
The spirit catches you and you fall down
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...Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Group 1Question 2 Hmong American is a group of Asians Americans who migrated from Thailand in 1975. When they arrived in the US only 3,466 were granted asylum in the US leaving a large number of them in Thailand. Their admission in the US has been barred with so much controversy. In 1976, 11,000 of the immigrants were allowed to live in US but later ejected. However, a consensus was reached to allow the immigrants to the US. These immigrants are different from the rest of the refugees living in the US since their admission to the country has been controversial. The first group of people to be granted...
Germany's Broken Spirit: Ludendorff's Final Offensive of World War One
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...American forces on Marne was the start of many counter-offensives by the allied forces leading to the withdrawal of Germans.5 The German troops lost confidence in the legitimacy of their generals to successfully lead them through this war. The kind of force used by the allied forces against German troops was unmatched and this kind of scenario did discourage the fighting spirit of the Germans. The allied forces’ attacks were well coordinated and targeted at Germans to an extent that the Germans reported many casualties as compared to what these allied forces registered.6 The cooperation and kind of coordination exhibited by the allied forces did manage to weaken the advances made by Germans... ?...
Book Review: Buffalo Girls -- Auther: Larry McMurtry
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...American spirit evident during the period after the Civil War. On the other hand, it has a great deal of Calamity’s trip to London with her friends with the purpose of setting performance before the queen... Buffalo Girls by Larry McMurtry is a fictional novel on the life of two women, one of which is an outstanding Martha Jane Canary, also known as Calamity, who was a star of the Wild West Shows; and Dora DuFran, a frontier woman. In fact, it is a dramatic story of how mountain men, buffalo girls, Indians, and cowboys had lived and built the Wild West until it fell in oblivion by 1887. The story told by McMurtry is striking enough in different episodes both funny and sad. It is a book full of genuine...
Job application letter
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...American spirit of public service, the position of logistics management specialist for the Ohio Army National Guard will allow me to progress my career aspirations and goals within the organization. Currently, I am employed as an automated logistical specialist and a supply technician for the Ohio Army National Guard. With eight years of experience as a logistical specialist, I am very well-versed in all aspects of this career including providing technical support, filling out the proper DA forms and also receive... 111 North Street Apt #111 Columbus, GA 43333 March 13, Ohio Army National Guard JFHQ-J4-SASMO 2825 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, OH 43235 Dear Hiring Manager: In keeping with the Ameri...
The spirit of 1968 politicised everyday life. Discuss.
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...Spirit of 1968 Introduction The year 1968 witnessed the unfurling of historical political events that somehow evoked long concealed angst in people all over the world and turned them into instant revolutionaries. The US was struggling with a war that it had trouble controlling and winning, the former USSR was busy keeping Czechoslovakia from shedding basic socialistic tenets and embracing the ways of democracies, and other countries all over the world were simply preoccupied trying to keep its citizenry calm down and off the streets. People were simply out there in the streets, in fury, raging and simply agitated. From the streets of First World cities like Memphis, London...
African American History:the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Power Era
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...Americans of the time, the Black Power movement was necessary as a way to encourage the people to be more resilient and to demand their rights despite the intimidations (Woodard, 1999). Luther King Junior wrote his famous letter from Birmingham Jail while in the New York maximum security prison. Malcolm also wrote his famous books while in prison. These were like statements to the white folks that there would be nothing which would crush the highly resilient African American spirit and that nothing would stop the imminent change which was about to happen (Ogbar, 2005). Black Power was a slogan which was used by African Americans to indicate that nothing would stop them... ? African American History: The...
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
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...spirit catches you and you fall down:The eight Questions." Fadiman, Anne. The spirit catches you and you fall down: A Hmong child, her American doctors and the collision of two cultures. Farrar,Straus and Giroux, 1997/8. 259-261.... “Cross-cultural Conflicts in Medicine Practice” The relationship between a patient and the doctor should always be based on trust. This trust should be both ways and should not just be some kind of romantic trust but trust that employs professionalism in it. In a nutshell, this trust should be earned from professionalism and competencies in the relevant line of profession. It is however very important to note that dealing with patients or any party that does not understand...
Book Review: Buffalo Girls -- Auther: Larry McMurtry
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...American spirit evident during the period after the Civil War. On the other hand, it has a great deal of Calamity’s trip to London with her friends with the purpose of setting performance before the queen... ?Buffalo Girls by Larry McMurtry is a fictional novel on the life of two women, one of which is an outstanding Martha Jane Canary, also known as Calamity, who was a star of the Wild West Shows; and Dora DuFran, a frontier woman. In fact, it is a dramatic story of how mountain men, buffalo girls, Indians, and cowboys had lived and built the Wild West until it fell in oblivion by 1887. The story told by McMurtry is striking enough in different episodes both funny and sad. It is a book full of genuine...
Final Project
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...American Character A true American is not always a Puritan or a Theist. America thrives on the spirit of freedom and people representing the country are always full of the freshness and zeal to discover and establish something new, by breaking through the old and keeping all inhibitions out of bay. The true American spirit is that of strength and innovation. When one studies the character of Amory Blaine from the Fitzgerald book, “This Side of Paradise” Blaine’s character comes across as a true American in many ways. We analyses and study these aspects in this article and try to elucidate that Puritanism is not the only tool to assess a true American. In the storyline, Amory... Armory Blaine as a True...
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: Cultural Variation in Medicine
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...American medicine calls severe epilepsy, and what Hmong medicine calls the spirit catches you and you fall down. For the doctors, epilepsy is a strange and horrible disease that must be heavily medicated to prevent any additional seizures. For the Hmong people, quab dab peg is both a disease, and a calling. In Hmong culture, seizures are seen as a sign that the person can communicate with the spirit world, and has the makings of a shaman. Even if they end up not being a healer, they have a mark of distinction in their society. Seizures are not medicated, (there are no drugs... The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: Cultural Variation in Medicine It is not unusual for there to be differences in...
'Rip Van Winkle" is an early work that casts the American woman as the cultural villain. Analyze the character of Dame Van Winkle in the story and discuss the significance Irving attributes to her death.
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...American spirit of individualism and freedom. The society to which Rip returns is the hopeful, energetic, idyllic image of the new nation free of any form of social or cultural constraint (Baym, 1981). Throughout the story, Dame Van Winkle is presented as a nag, a domineering woman so furious with her husband that she has no sympathy left for him. She continuously tries to force him into a mold for which he is simply not suited and, in doing so, strips him of his ability to find happiness, independence or to pursue his own interests. In light of this situation, he has no option toward fulfilling his manhood other than plunging into the forests... Rip Van Winkle as Allegory In a lot of ways, Washington ...
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down comparing Social Work/ Nursing /Public Health
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...spirit catches you and you fall down”, narrates about a Hmong child, her American doctors and the collision of cultural differences. The experiences of Lia, the epileptic Hmong child is told in tragic and intimate details. Fadiman learns the significance of understanding the patient’s culture, while others do not learn. Understanding the culture of a patient aids in proper treatment for the patient (Fadiman, 1998). The book has a protagonist, who is Anne Fadiman, who identifies herself with the Hmong when researching and writing the book, and the antagonists who create an obstacle for the protagonist. The antagonists... are the Lees, who are bound by their cultural beliefs, and, the...
"The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down"
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...Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down": A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Lazarus, Ellen S. [March 1988] "Theoretical Considerations for the Study of the Doctor-Patient Relationship: Implications of a Perinatal Study", Medical Anthropology Quarterly, New Series, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Mar., 1988), pp. 34-58 [accessed on March 26, 2008] Warner, Miriam E. & Mochel, Marilyn 1998, "The Hmong and Health Care in Merced", California Hmong Studies Journal [accessed on March 26, 2008] ... Order 214526 Deadline: 2008-03-27 08:04 Style: MLA Pages: 5 Essay questions about the book "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Why is this book...
Manifest Destiny and Mission by Frederick Merk
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...Americans were superior to others as, what was called, “the Anglo Saxon race”. Americans were exceptional. “Manifest destiny” was, for them, an expression of the exception. FEDERICK MERK’S REINTERPRETATION: In “Manifest Destiny and Mission in American History” Frederick Merk, tries to reinterpret the whole concept. Hence this book turns out to be an essential tool to reread this period of American history. According to Merk, “Manifest Destiny”, was a convenient expression of imperialism. And through out he remains a critique of imperialism. But the argument that “Manifest Destiny" and imperialism represent the actual American spirit... Neelan Premji 20459) October 31, 2008 Manifest Destiny and...
Answering question after reading 'The spirit that catches you and your fall down'
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...Spirit That Catches You and Your Fall Down Hmong refugees highly regarded and valued their culture and traditions that they believed was superior to the American civilized culture. Nevertheless, most of the traditions negated the American culture and were morally unacceptable by the American agencies. Interestingly, the culture denied individuals most of their palpable crucial rights such as right to life by purely taking less concern or barely being ignorant about the importance of some phenomena such as child bearing (Fediman, 1997). For instance, Foua, thought that life in America was more rigid and stern as she was termed child abuser after repudiating her the chance to care for her sick...
Business Plan: The Spirit Hop And Grape Company Asia Ltd
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...SPIRIT, HOP AND GRAPE Company, Ltd The Business Plan The Spirit Hop And Grape Company Asia Ltd       Presented By        04 November 2005     The content of this report is confidential and is the sole property of The Spirit Hop and Grape Company Asia Sdn Bhd. Its use is strictly limited to those readers authorized by the Company. Any reproduction or divulgence of the content of this report without the written consent of the Company is prohibited.    TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary The Products The Offer Organisational Overview Strategic Analysis Strategic Issues Marketing Plan Production/Operations Plan Organisational Plan Financial Plan... Critical Risks Action...
The Buffalo Soldiers: Triumph of the Human Spirit
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...Spirit Nobody knows who coined the phrase 'The enemy of my enemy is my friend'. It may have been a slave that had escaped his master's clutch and was fleeing to join the Union Army. It would have been a noble endeavor to take up arms against your former tormentor and many did. During the latter part of the Civil War, African-American slaves were recruited into the US Army. By the end of the war, nearly 150,000 ex-slaves had escaped the treachery of their imprisonment and had entered the US Army (Levine, 79). The Buffalo Soldiers, the brave black men and woman named Cathay Williams, faced hardship to triumph over slavery and become America's unsung heroes... The Buffalo Soldiers: Triumph of the Human...
Book: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall
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...spirit catches you and you fall down: A Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.... The Spirit Catches You and You Fall How did you feel about the Lees’ refusal to give Lia her medicine? Lees’ refusal to give Lia medicine prescribed by doctors for her epilepsy condition is very unfortunate. I felt that it was unnecessary given the severity of the situations. The refusal is more of risking the life of their daughter rather than acting to save it based on their customs and beliefs. 2. Can you understand their motivation? Do you sympathize with it? I can understand their motivation. Basically, they are driven...
Benjamin Franklin
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...American spirit, but the enormous respect for his intellect and nature helped shape the American identity, so it is not coincidental that he embodies it, as he helped to found it. Beyond embodying the American spirit, even the modern American spirit, very well, Franklin was also the true definition of a renaissance man. He is possibly most famous for his experimentation with the study of electricity, mythologized in the famous tale of the kite and the key (), and his eventual invention of the lightning rod. Beyond his scientific pursuits in that vein, he also invented many things that are still used to this day – he invented the odometer, to measure the distance a carriage had traveled... Prof’s There...
Reflection Paper on The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
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...Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and The Collision Of Two Cultures. New York: San Val.... ? The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Introduction Important Issues Regarding Healthcare and Religious Belief The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down is a book that irrefutably brings out the divergence sandwiched between the modern ways of life accompanied with the contemporary beliefs and the outmoded cultural and religious disparities. Generally, the inconsistency has been enormous thus raising questions among the so-called fashionable society such as what the pioneers of these ethnicity could have been thinking about and weather they strongly cared for human life....
Hegels Phenomenology of Spirit
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...Spirit, is a dis in which, the has tried to achieve the in-achievable by attempting to break and transcend the limits of human reason. Though Hegel is well-aware of this existential limitation, still he has chased the dream of crossing that limit and succeeded though partially. Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit has been a philosophical discourse that describes how human consciousness evolved through history (Hegel). What he has tried to explore is how to analyze something all the same keeping in mind, the act of analyzing itself can bring about changes to the reality that is being analyzed. This book analyses history and evolution... ?Introduction In this paper, I will show that Hegel’s Phenomenology of...
Explain the paradox of slavery and freedom, and how slavery and ideals of freedom could coexist in North America.
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...American Spirit: United States History as Seen by Contemporaries, Volume 1. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2009.... considered inhuman in all aspects. They were treated as chattel and made to work continuously, without any pay or any other benefit, very less food to eat, few hours to sleep and were punished brutally for any small mistake they made or if they tried to escape. Though, all these practices have now been legally eliminated but it still remains in the form of racial discrimination, which is quiet apparent in the American Society1. These marginalized groups of people now face the harsh treatment even in the hands of legal systems in America. White policemen are let of...
"Love".Write a blog in which you define double consciousness and how race can affect your interaction with other groups.
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...American Spirit W.E. Du Bois coined the term double consciousness to mean that feeling when you look yourself from another’s person perspective especially when people view you as a problem. You find yourself being an American but still a Negro (Bell, Grosholz, and Stewart 57). Being a Negro, one tries harder to fit in the society. Back in the 19th century, the color line divide resulted in many blacks having a low self-esteem. Furthermore, this led to developing of stereotypes in the black community. Most of these stereotypes are negatively inclined towards the nonwhite community. Race has a significant influence on trust issues. Race will influence how certain people process... information...
Rhetorical Analysis of an appointed article ("The Missionary Spirit: Dunbar & Allis")
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...Spirit Rhetorical Analysis John Dunbar and Samuel Allis were two early missionaries to Nebraska. They lived with the nomadic Pawnees tribe for years. Over the period, they tried to achieve two things: firstly, they tried to convert the tribe to Christianity; and secondly, they tried to encourage the tribe to make permanent settlements and depend on agriculture. They joined the moving tribe in 1834. They had to join two different bands of the tribes. However, despite their best efforts, the missionaries could not make much change in the attitude or lifestyle of the tribes. Admittedly, the journals of both the people reveal that they had a dislike for the culture of the tribes... "The Missionary Spirit...
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