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  • Pillory As Punishment
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    TRIBUTE: During this report I give numerous examples of Medieval Punishment / Torture. I have to give extra credit to the web sites I found on Torture. Some give such excellent descriptions of the use of torture devises that changing them or rewriting them would totally ruin the whole picture they exemplify. His weeping wife stood on a stool and kissed his poor pilloried face, and when his ears were cut off she placed them in a clean handkerchief and took them away, with emotions unspeakable and...
  • Child's Behavior Without Physical Force
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    "Can parenting or child rearing be non-punitive?" Is one of the most common questions that parents ask. If spanking is so effective, why do most people have such an uneasy feeling about it? Some how we cannot silence our inner doubts about the long term effects of physical punishment. We are a little embarrassed by the use of force and we keep saying to ourselves", "here ought to be a better way of rearing children". Another reason is, within ourselves, no one wants to be hit. While hitting rele...
  • Children From Physical Abuse Corporal Punishment
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    Running title: Corporal punishment Corporal punishment is a form of discipline that is deeply ingrained in Western society. The bible reads "he that spare th his rod / hateth his son: but he that loveth him his chaste neth his betimes" (Proverbs, 13: 24), and this sentiment is clearly reflected in today's disciplinary styles. Research has also shown just how deeply embedded these ideals actually are; ninety percent of parents in the U.S. use corporal punishment as a disciplinary technique with t...
  • Use Of Corporal Punishment On Children
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    Corporal Punishment Is Physical Abuse Corporal punishment is the execution of a judicially imposed sentence that inflicts a manner of physical pain upon the offenders body without killing him. In the past corporal punishment included flogging, whipping, branding and facial or bodily mutilation of all types. Corporal punishment also refers to the discipline of children at home and in schools but it was made illegal for punishing schoolchildren in 1986. Historically, corporal punishment was used i...
  • Dante's Creative And Imaginative Punishment For Sins
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    Johnson, Brad# CRUEL PUNISHMENTS OF SINNERS IN THE RAGING INFERNO Dante Alighieri was born in Florence, Italy in 1265. In his life, he composed two major books of poetry: Vita Nuova and The Divine Comedy. The Vita Nuova is composed of love poems, sonnets, and lyrics. The Divine Comedy, is an epic poem segmented into three books, each of which recounts Dante's travels through hell, purgatory, and heaven. The first section of The Divine Comedy, Dante's Inferno, is a narrative with a man named Virg...
  • First Physical Punishment Dante
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    In Dante's Inferno, Dante narrates his descent and observation of hell through the various circles and pouches. One part of this depiction is his descriptions of the various punishments that each of the different sinners has received. The various punishments that Dante envisions the sinners receiving are broken down into two types. The first type he borrows from various gruesome and cruel forms of torture and the second type, though often less physically agonizing, is Dante's creative and imagin...
  • Physical Effects Of Corporal Punishment
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    Corporal punishment is the use of physical punishment as a form of discipline for school children. Corporal punishment is generally associated with spanking, paddling, or whipping, it can also refer to any physical act that causes discomfort to the student. For example, slapping, striking, grabbing, pulling to the ground or out of the classroom, and requiring the student to stay in a physically difficult position are all forms of corporal punishment. Corporal punishment could also include the co...
  • Use Of Physical Punishment
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    Avoiding Physical Punishment In Child Rearing Essay, Avoiding Physical Punishment In Child Rearing Is "sparing the rod's polling or saving the child? Is violence, resentment, anger or fear worth the risk taken when striking him or her. Whether your for or against using physical punishment in child development, as a parent, you will someday have to face this issue. Many parents are taught this method in their childhood, and are not aware of any other way. Often originating from religion, physical...

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