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Elaine Essay Examples

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A Review of the Book Homeward Bound by Elaine Tyler May
Looking back into life at an earlier period of time is always an
exciting and curious experience, and the Cold War Era is definitely no
exception. The book Homeward Bound by Elaine Tyler May outlines the
lives of people across the nation and takes a look into to their
marriages, beliefs and other aspects of life. Families w...
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A Reading of Elaine Hatfield's Equity Theory and Research: An Overview
In the reading "Equity Theory and Research: An Overview" by Elaine Hatfield, she explains about the four propositions the equity theory is based upon. She explains that the first proposition is where individuals try to maximize their outcomes. For example, an employer may pay it's employees much less that they des...
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A Short Story of the Lives of Elaine and Lance in a Small Peaceful Town
For the next few days, Lance toiled away working on his shed and making it a little more livable. A few times he had to go into town where he could find what he needed in the strangest places. Once he found a perfect size nail that he needed in his shoe. Then he soon got bored and decided to go into town. Lance was lured to...
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How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish Is a Parenting How-To Guide
Throughout time, parents and children have interacted everyday about many of life's tough problems; they have shouted, cried, and laughed with each other, and hopefully more of the latter. How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish is a parent's how-to guide about their...
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Strong Themes of Abandonment Found in William Shakespeare's Hamlet
Throughout many of Shakespeare's works he uses tragic heroes. According to Charles and Elaine Hallett, "Tragedy implies acknowledge achieved through suffering."(Hallet) Prince Hamlet of Denmark exemplifies tragedy through his experiences in abandonment and isolation, as well as flaws in his character. As the play...
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A Short Biography of Mother Teresa by Elaine Murray Stone
Mother Teresa's A life of love by Elaine Murray Stone Mother Teresa was born in the year 1910 in a small town called Skopje! Skopje is in the southern part of Yugoslavia. In her little years in Skopje she thought about helping the poor. One day when she was eighteen in her chapel she heard about missions in India she...
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A Book Report on The Descent of Woman by Elaine Morgan
The Descent of Woman, by Elaine Morgan, tells the idea of the Aquatic Theory of Evolution. According to this theory of evolution, the ape, which man is believed to evolve from, comes down from the trees due to a drought and into the water. While adapting to a new environment, the ape evolved to become more like man. When t...
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A Literary Analysis of the Novel by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Written by: Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Copyright: 1980
Published by: Rawson, Wade Publishers Inc. This book is targeted at adults specifically with younger children,
but from my view these methods can be used in the job place or when talking
to someone else. The book talks a lot about control. People control the
con...
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An Analysis of the Numerous Themes That are Explored in Elaine Tyler May's Homeward Bound
During the 1950’s there are numerous themes that are explored in Elaine Tyler May’s Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era. Such themes as the baby boom, hygiene, sex, bomb shelters, and marriage are some of the major examples. These particular themes and ideas can be seen in high volume through magazines...
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A Look at the Book, The Descent of a Woman by Elaine Morgan
Critical Analysis of Elaine Morgan's "The Descent of a Critical Analysis of Elaine Morgan's "The Descent of a Woman" Elaine Morgan’s 1972 book The Descent of Woman contains eleven chapters that tell about the role of women in the evolution of humans. She begins the book by telling how humans were ref...
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An Analysis of the Parental Affection in a Child's Life and the Novel Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
Parental affection is crucial in a childs life especially druing their formative years. Abscence of this loveing and tender behaviour can be detrimental to the child in their later life. In the novel Cat's Eye, by Margaret Atwood, the main character Elaine Risley has sufered many emotional conditiona such as depression, sui...
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An Analysis of the Characteristics of the Black Panther Movement in 1970's
A Taste of Brown: A Black Panther s Movement Critique And, we sat and we talked About freedom and things. And, he told me about what he dreamed. But I knew of that dream Long before he had spoke And a feeling familiarly came around. I said, Man, where have you been for all these years Man, where were you when I sou...
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A Review of the Art gallery of Singlehandedly Slam You To The Canvas
The piece I chose for my first art gallery review is named Singlehandedly Slam You To The Canvas done by Sable Elaine Matula. It was done in January 2012 and currently resides in her studio. The portrait is done on corrugated board and she used oil paint and charcoal. It is very colorful and includes warm and cool colors. H...
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Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk Is a Method Used to Have an Effective Communication
Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk Written by: Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish Copyright: 1980 Published by: Rawson, Wade Publishers Inc. This book is targeted at adults specifically with younger children, but from my view these methods can be used in the job place or when talking to someone else...
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The Misunderstood and Understated World of Tourette's Syndrome
“Tourette Kids” Sometimes we are happy Sometimes we are sad Sometimes we get teased Sometimes we get mad Although we seem different When tics appear each day Remember this disease chose us And no the other way So if we jerk, or yell, or swear Please try not to forget It isn’t us doing it But a disease called Tou...
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The Description of Marriage and Family Patterns in Elaine Tyler May's "Homewards Bound"
Homeward Bound differs from the other works read to this point in that it is a social history. The author, Elaine Tyler May, looks at statistics derived from marriage and family patterns, and then attempts to show how the politics of the Cold War impacted people's decisions about when to marry, how many children to have, an...
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An Analysis of Women in a Jury of Her Peers by Susan Glaspell
Women You Have To Love Them “A Jury of her Peers” was written by Susan Glaspell in 1917. This short story is entertaining but also tells the story of women in the early twentieth century. Ms Glaspell give you an idea about the hardships that women had to deal with, such as loneliness, lack of beauty, physical labor, and li...
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An Analysis of the Law About Accomplice Liability to an Unintentional Crime in Alaska
Questions Presented 1. Whether a person in Alaska can be charged as an accomplice to an unintentional crime, when Alaskan courts required that one must have the specific intent to promote or facilitate the offense? 2. Whether the mother was the legal cause of her children’s death, when she permitted the father to take the...
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A Literary Analysis of the Narrator of I Stand Here Ironing
I Stand Here Ironing “I stand here ironing,” a unique phrase uttered by a woman in her conquest of life. It may seem like an unwanted phrase to many, but it has deep meaning behind it. This phrase is almost whispered by the narrator of “I Stand Here Ironing,” Tillie Olsen, and also by many other mothers going through an i...
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The Families in the Cold War Era as Told by Elaine Tyler May
The Cold War: Homeward Bound In the article, “The Cold War: Homeward Bound”, by Elaine Tyler May, she talks about the American families in the cold war era. In the early years of the cold war, the home seemed to offer a secure private nest removed from the dangers of the outside world. Demographic studies show that in th...
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A Literary Analysis of Tituba Reluctant Witch of Salem by Elaine Breslaw
Informal Essay 2 In the 17th century colonialism was at its peak with Europeans on the move to the new world. The term racial fluidity is a term that comes about once Europeans meet the Indians. This term is used in the mixture of two different races of people. In most cases during the 1600s it is referring to the relation...
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An Analysis of Domesticity in the American Culture in Homeward Bound by Elaine May
Critical Summary of Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era Elaine May’s book Homeward Bound documents, explains, and contextualizes the movement toward domesticity in American culture following the Second World War. She draws a parallel between the policy of ‘containment’ abroad and the informal ‘containment...
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