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  • Adlerian Psychotherapy: An Overview Of Theory And Practice - 1,190 words
    ... odify behavior. The goal of the therapy is to stimulate cognitive, affective and behavior change. Although the individual is not always fully aware of their specific goal, through analysis of birth order, repeated coping patterns and earliest memories, the psychotherapist infers the goal as a working hypothesis. The client approaches control of feelings and emotions. First, the client recognizes what kind of feeling he or she is having (angriness, sadness, frustration, etc). Once the client sees and knows the feeling; then he or she will try to imagine or think of something pleasant that had happened to him or her, replacing the bad feeling for a good one. By doing this, the client is in ...
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  • Biography Of Author - 744 words
    Biography of Author Ken Kesey was born in La Junta, Colorado but his family later moved in Springfield, Oregon, where he attended public schools, and later the University of Oregon at Eugene. He has received the Woodrow Wilson scholarship to Stanford University, a Saxton Fellowship, and won the Fred Lowe Scholarship awarded to the outstanding wrestler in the northwest. Mr. Kesey was king of the Merry Pranksters, a group which traveled the West Coast staging happenings. As a leader of the group, Mr. Kesey appeared as subject and star in the best seller, The Electric Kool Aid Acid Test, by Tom Rolfe. Literary Components The story takes place in a mental hospital out in the country, somewhere i ...
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  • Bookreport - 1,222 words
    BOOKREPORT by Maximilian Schreder Malcolm X The Autobiography as told to Alex Haley Introduction When Malcolm X was murdered in the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem on February 21, 1965, he was world-famous as the angriest black man in America. By that time he had completed his autobiography, so we have now the opportunity to get information of this both hated and loved Afro-American leaders life at first hand. The book The Autobiography of Malcolm X, which he wrote with the assistance of Alex Haley, was first published in 1965. The Two Authors Malcolm X did not write his autobiography on his own, but he told his life to the journalist and novelist Alex Haley. Haley had already interviewed Malcolm ...
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  • Breakfast Of Champions - 700 words
    Breakfast Of Champions Book Report on Breakfast of Champions By Marcel Burney When one hears the phrase "Breakfast of Champions," he envisions a grinning picture of Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan slam dunking, or Dale Earnhardt in a racecar on a box of Wheaties, a popular breakfast cereal. A few avid Saturday Night Live fans might recall a skit performed by James Belushi. In the skit, Belushi's "Breakfast of Champions" was beer, cigarettes, and donuts. Neither of these examples are the subject of Kurt Vonnegut's Breakfast of Champions or Good Bye Blue Morning. A "Breakfast of Champions" is actually a martini. Breakfast of Champions is a work of fiction with semi-autobiographical allusions. The ...
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  • Carl Gustav Jung 18751961 Was A Son Of A Minister In Switzerland He Was Born On July 26, In The Small Village Of Kesswil On L - 1,390 words
    Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) was a son of a minister in Switzerland. He was born on July 26, in the small village of Kesswil on Lake Constance. He was named after his grandfather, a professor of medicine at the University of Basel. He was the oldest child and only surviving son of a Swiss Reform pastor. Two brothers died in infancy before Jung was born. Jung's mother was a neurotic and often fought with his father. Father was usually lonely and very irritable. When the child could not take his mother's depressions and his parents' fights, he sought refuge in the attic, where he played with a wooden mannequin. Carl was exposed to death early in life, since his father was a minister and attend ...
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  • Catcher In The Rye - 507 words
    Catcher In The Rye Should Holden Caufield be in a mental hospital? I believe that Holden Caufield should be in a hospital, at least for a short term stay. There are two main reasons that he should do this. The first is that it will help him get back on his feet and get all his school work under control. The second is that he will be able to talk to his parents more openly once he gets his problems out in the open where they can be seen and analyzed. Holden really needs to talk to his family about his troubles because that is the place where most of them originated. Holden is a very troubled person. His one brother, Allie, who was two years younger, had died of leukemia. Holden really misses ...
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  • Catcher In The Rye - 495 words
    Catcher In The Rye The setting for the Catcher in the Rye was in New York around the 1950s. The novel covered about four days from beginning to end. The setting took place in a mental hospital in California where he flashes back to these four days in New York. This was were his family lived and thats why this was important for the setting. There was one main character in this book and his name was Holden Caulfield. He was very smart and he was always thinking about something. He wanted people not to be phony but this never happened the way he wanted it. He never changed his thinking about people but in the end he did miss them. I liked all the characters except Holden because he always had t ...
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  • Clean Well Lighted Place - 963 words
    Clean Well Lighted Place Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21st, 1899. He was the son of Dr. Clarence Edmonds and Grace Hall Hemingway. He grew up in a small town called Oak Park, Illinois. Hemingway was brought up in a somewhat conservative household by his parents who pushed the value of politeness and religion. It wasn't until he began English classes in school that his writing talent began to shine. After he graduated from high school Hemingway turned his back on university and he decided to move to Kansas City. It was there where he got his first job as a writer. He was a reporter for the Kansas City Star. The Star was the first to introduce to him the news writing format which demands ...
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  • Edward Gein - 1,709 words
    Edward Gein All through history there have been stories of death and killing. There have been many murders in America. Some killers have had odd practices that they inflict on their victims; however, few have gone to the extent of Edward Gein. Because of his obsession with women and odd practices committed on the bodies of his victims, Edward Gein is considered to be the most bizarre murderer in America's history. Ed Gein was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin on August 21, 1906 (Woods 8). His father later moved the family to Plainfield, Wisconsin (Woods 9). Gein had one brother named Henry (Woods 6). Their father was an alcoholic and their mother was a strict believer in God and doing the right t ...
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  • Ezra Pound - 422 words
    Ezra Pound Ezra Pound Ezra Pound was born in 1885 in Hailey, Idaho. He was considered one of the foremost American literary figures of the 20th century. Pound's style was unlike any other poet during this time period. He wrote about ancient and modern history with his personal reflections and experience. In Pound's poetry he tested many new forms of verses. Pound influenced young authors such as: James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, and Ernest Hemingway. When Pound was 15 years old he had already decided that he wanted to be a poet. In 1901 Pound had decided to attend the University of Pennsylvania. After the two years he spent at the University of Pennsylvania, he transferred to Hamilton ...
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  • I Have Had Many Theaterrelated Experiences Every Chapter That I Have Read In My Theater Book Has Allowed Me To Make A Connect - 1,356 words
    I have had many theater-related experiences. Every chapter that I have read in my theater book has allowed me to make a connection to my past experiences with theater performances. I have also seen many plays and could relate to things an audience sees by reading the book. My first theater experience ever is when I was in the Nutcracker. We did a ballet performance for this play. I was very young when I did this, but I remember my instructor always saying that we must make contact with our audience through movements. Since in ballet you can not talk, you have to express the emotions that you are feeling to the audience through movement. This was very difficult. I must say that acting with wo ...
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  • Kurt Vonnegut - 686 words
    Kurt Vonnegut Kurt Vonneguts character Billy Pilgrim, in Slaughterhouse-Five, is an American soldier in Europe in the last year of World War II. What he sees and does during his six months on the battlefield and as a prisoner of war have dominated his life. He comes to terms with the feelings of horror, guilt, and despair that are the result of his war experiences by putting the events of his life in perspective. He reorganizes his life by using the device of "time travel." Unlike everyone else, he does not live his life one day after another. Billy Pilgrim has become "unstuck in time," and he jumps around among the periods of life in a constant state of transience. In the beginning of the n ...
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  • Lady Audleys Secret By Braddon - 1,210 words
    ... er work, Braddon aimed her novel for the market Collins had created. Although many people read and enjoyed the sensational style of writing, not everyone felt that way. As a sensation novelist, Braddon was often criticized by people who felt stories of crime were immoral and tainted. Critics also attacked her because they felt that "an authoress of originality and merit ought to aspire to higher things" (Peterson, 160). Murder mysteries, like melodramas, have specific characteristics that are necessary to keep them true to form. These characteristics include coincidence, return, disguise, madness and buried information. Popular in most Victorian mysteries, Lady Audleys Secret, especially ...
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  • Malcolm Hendrix - 658 words
    Malcolm Hendrix All men are created equal. This statement was the basis of the civil right movements of the 1960's. Malcolm X is a man that promoted a society in which all human beings were equally respected. He believes that blacks should achieve that goal by any means necessary. In a time when blacks were not allowed to sit in the front of the bus, using the same bathroom, or were not admitted to Universities. Malcolm X's cry of justice was believed to be the voice of all blacks behind closed doors. Little grew up as poor and did not have much parental support. His father was run over by a street car when he was six. Soon after his father's death, his mother was put in a mental hospital. H ...
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  • Malcolm X - 657 words
    Malcolm X All men are created equal. This statement was the basis of the civil right movements of the 1960's. Malcom X is a man that promoted a society in which all human beings were equally respected. He believes that blacks should achieve that goal by any means necessary. In a time when blacks were not allowed to sit in the front of the bus, using the same bathroom, or were not admitted to Universities. Malcom X's cry of justice was believed to be the voice of all blacks behind closed doors. Malcom Little grew up as poor and did not have much parental support. His father was run over by a street car when he was six. Soon after his father's death, his mother was put in a mental hospital. He ...
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  • Malcolm X Was A Black American Leader, Born May 19th, 1925 In Omaha, Nebraska, As Malcolm Little Malcolms Father, A Baptist M - 468 words
    Malcolm X was a black American leader, born May 19th, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska, as Malcolm Little. Malcolm's father, a Baptist minister, was an outspoken follower of Marcus Garvey, the Black Nationalist leader of the 1920s. The family moved to Lansing, Michigan, and when Malcolm was six years old, his father was murdered after receiving threats from the Ku Klux Klan. Malcolm's mother suffered a nervous breakdown and the welfare department took the eight children. Malcolm was sent first to a foster home and then to a reform school. After the eighth grade, Malcolm moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where he worked at various jobs and eventually became involved in criminal activity. In 1946 he was ...
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  • Narrator Influence - 1,120 words
    Narrator Influence "The role of the narrator influences the type of relationship we have not only with him or her but also with the story" (Landy 75). This quote was taken from our Literary Studies book in which we have read several stories concerning different styles of narration. Narration is one of the most important components of a story. The characters, plot, setting, and theme are also significant, however the narrator sets the mood and also the pace of the story. Two good examples of narration is the short tale The Zebra Storyteller by Spencer Holst and The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. These are stories in which the narrators retain certain styles of narration. An out ...
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  • Nightmare On Elm Street The Dead Of Night - 1,573 words
    ... ke into the room. It was Alice. She ran to the group, shielding them with a sort of force field. "We're safe here, for now. I have to talk to you. Everybody concentrate on the house you're sleeping in. Hopefully your combined thoughts will be enough to take you there. I hope I can get to you before Freddy does. Remember, when you're in the house, you'll still be dreaming. Now... concentrate!" The figure's vanished before their eyes. Alice followed suit, appearing before them. "What's going on? Who is he? What's going to happen to Tracy?" Julie asked. "You're friend, I'm afraid, will probably die as a result of the injuries. She'll die in real life. The man's name is Fred Kreuger, and he ...
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  • Nightmare On Elm Street The Dead Of Night - 1,573 words
    ... oke into the room. It was Alice. She ran to the group, shielding them with a sort of force field. "We're safe here, for now. I have to talk to you. Everybody concentrate on the house you're sleeping in. Hopefully your combined thoughts will be enough to take you there. I hope I can get to you before Freddy does. Remember, when you're in the house, you'll still be dreaming. Now... concentrate!" The figure's vanished before their eyes. Alice followed suit, appearing before them. "What's going on? Who is he? What's going to happen to Tracy?" Julie asked. "You're friend, I'm afraid, will probably die as a result of the injuries. She'll die in real life. The man's name is Fred Kreuger, and he ...
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  • Nightmare On Elm Street The Dead Of Night - 1,573 words
    ... ke into the room. It was Alice. She ran to the group, shielding them with a sort of force field. "We're safe here, for now. I have to talk to you. Everybody concentrate on the house you're sleeping in. Hopefully your combined thoughts will be enough to take you there. I hope I can get to you before Freddy does. Remember, when you're in the house, you'll still be dreaming. Now... concentrate!" The figure's vanished before their eyes. Alice followed suit, appearing before them. "What's going on? Who is he? What's going to happen to Tracy?" Julie asked. "You're friend, I'm afraid, will probably die as a result of the injuries. She'll die in real life. The man's name is Fred Kreuger, and he ...
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