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  • Marian Into The Image Of The Woman
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    C.G. Jung's comment, 'The unconscious mind of man sees correctly even when the conscious reason is blind and impotent', is indicative to Margaret Atwood's book The Edible Woman. We see how the unconscious affects a woman mind unknowingly. The mind and body have an inter connection. They work with each other even though the conscious mind may not know it. Atwood's main character, Marian Mcalpine, was ordinary. After she graduated college she started her simplistic job. Her relationships with peop...
  • Causes Fear
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    Causes of Fear Fear was originally a developed sense that was supposed to guard us against things that may cause harm to our bodies. It was based on past experiences as well as that "gut feeling" or instinct. In today's world a large amount of fear can be traced back to unreasonable paranoia aroused by the media and movies. These form of mass communication often stirs up many emotions about things like violence and plane crashes and other such rare events. People become so accustomed to seeing i...
  • Love Song Of J Alfred Prufrock
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    In T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", the author is establishing the trouble the main character, Prufrock, is having coming to terms with middle age. He is deeply distressed over the fact that he is growing old, and feels that the prime of his life has passed him by. His preoccupation with time throughout the poem characterizes his fear of aging. He is a man experiencing a mid-life crisis, brought about by his perception of aging and his own feelings of inadequacy. J. Alfred Pru...
  • Lesbians In Their Middle Adulthood State
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    The Impact of Women Redefining Sexual Identity in Middle Adulthood It is becoming an increasing phenomenon that women are coming out as lesbians in their middle-adulthood. While defining one's sexual identity is often a confusing time for youth it becomes that much more difficult for women as they get older. As women age they are more likely to get married, have children, begin careers, and settle into a lifestyle that is dictated to them by patriarchal rules. The further they become saturated w...
  • Fear Earthquakes
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    FEAR Recently, earthquakes have hit many places like, Kobe, Greece, Turkey and Taiwan. Moreover, some scientists predict that a huge earthquake will hit the Tokai area and it will have enough power to destroy the Tokyo area. I fear earthquakes for 3 reasons: anticipation of disaster, being on the point of death in the rubble, and becoming injured or sick. First, when any size earthquake hits, even a small one, I feel fear because my mind says, "Someday there will be huge earthquake". Actually, a...
  • Feelings Of Bravery And Fear
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    Beowulf and "The Seafarer" Beowulf and "The Seafarer" are two works of literature that portray the attitude and the feelings people had in the Anglo-Saxon times. These feelings give the reader a more accurate representation of how society worked back in those times. Both pieces have similar feelings such as fear, bravery and religious ideas. These abstract feelings interact with each other to create conflicts that make the work interesting to the reader. Although these feelings are opposite insi...
  • Ads Play On The Parents Fears
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    The flood of emotions that engulf parents when contemplating their newborn child is overwhelming to say the least. These emotions center on the hopes and dreams the parent has for the child; fears of known and unknown dangers that may threaten the precious new life; and personal insecurities about parenting skills and expertise. Thrust into a new and unfamiliar role as important as the raising of the next generation, many parents feel vulnerable and a bit out of control. Parents, a national maga...
  • Different Sort Of Paralysis In Little Chandler
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    In James Joyce's Dubliners, we are introduced to a number of themes and symbols through a variety of short stories. One such theme that makes Dubliners a highly unified literary work is that of paralysis. This unity can be seen in many of the stories, but this paper will look specifically at "A Painful Case, "Eveline, "A Little Cloud and "The Sisters". Through the images and emotions he uses in his characters, Joyce shows us that at least one main character, from each of these four short stories...
  • Fear Deals With Real Danger And Anxiety
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    Anxiety, Fear, and Nervousness, Oh My! Is the emotion you feel on the first day of school the same feeling you get during a car accident If not, than what are these feelings I am asking about. I am talking about anxiety and fear, about why they are assumed to be the same when they are truly quite different. Fear is what you feel when you are surrounded by eminent danger; where as anxiety is the reaction to anticipating something new or very important in your life. In comparison, what emotion do ...
  • Experience Panic Attack
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    PANIC DISORDER An anxiety disorder in which the individual has sudden and in explicable episodes of terror and feelings of impending doom accompanied by physiological symptoms of fear. A person who suffers from panic disorder lives each day in a state of high tension. He feels vaguely uneasy or apprehensive much of the time and tends to overreact even to mild stresses. An inability to relax, disturbed sleep, fatigue, headache, dizziness and rapid heart rate are the most common physical complaint...
  • Man Of The House Bruce
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    I feel empty. I feel darkness pass inside me and through me devouring me into pure emptiness. I feel my walls cracking. I feel my suds rot and my inner structure collapse in upon itself to relieve my suffering. I wish this upon myself I no longer want to exist. I am a house. I am a house that wishfully rots away. I once felt the joy of being the shelter from the storm. I once felt the joy of being filled with a family that cared for me, kept me and cherished me. I felt the joy of love on all hol...
  • Fear Of The Vietnamese And Caputo's Feelings
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    A Rumor of War, by Philip Caputo, is a first hand account of the Vietnam War. He landed with the first group of Marines to be committed to Vietnam. Caputo was a Lieutenant in the Marines and was the leader of a platoon. His platoon encountered many assaults by the Vietcong and the group of men passed into Vietcong controlled land several times. Caputo left Vietnam 16 months after he had arrived. Philip Caputo is one of America's most prominent writers. Besides A Rumor of War, other novels of his...
  • Similar To Roethke's Father
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    Chris Watkins March 5, 2003 English 1302 Tuesday / Thursday 9: 30 a.m. Father Theodore Roethke in "My Papa's Waltz", is discussing spending time with his father. "My Papa's Waltz" brings questions of physical and mental abuse in regard to Roethke as a child. "The whiskey on your breath could make a small boy dizzy", is an indication of a disaster waiting to happen. Most individuals cannot operate properly under the influence of a large consumption of alcohol. Roethke's father being drunk, rompin...
  • Hero In His Eyes
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    "Too, he wondered why he did not feel some keen agony of fear cutting his sense like a knife. He wondered at this because human expression had said loudly for centuries that men should feel afraid of certain things and that all men who did not feel this fear were phenomena, heroes. He was then a hero. He suffered that disappointment which we would all have if we discovered that we were ourselves capable of those deeds which we most admire in history and legend. This, then, was a hero. After all,...
  • Last Type Of Fear
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    "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself – nameless, unreasoning, unjustified, terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance, wrote Franklin D. Roosevelt. The sensation of fear is felt by all. The degrees of this emotion, beginning with the most moderate, may be thus expressed, – apprehension, fear, dread, fright, then terror. These levels of fear can then be classified into three different types: anxiety, trigger reflex, and phobia. Everybody knows what...

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