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Literature

In his essay The Loss of the Creature, Walker Percy addresses the importance of adopting a more critical view on the reality that surrounds us. According to the author, we live in an artificial reality that is highly mediated and that we usually have very little influence on. Walker Percy...

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If one thing emerges immediately from reading “The Variety of Critical Theory,” it is that postmodernism, in its application to criminological theory, certainly may have attempted to clarify criminological ideas but it did so in a dense and sometimes seemingly (unnecessarily?) complicated fashion. Trying to navigate the definitions of postmodernism,...

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The essay “The Loss of the Creature” deals with one of the most important, but often unremarked aspects of the modern world: the effect that this world has had on our ability to experience the things within it. The essay considers areas of life through which people either seek to...

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In Richard Rodriguez’s “The Achievement of Desire,” a story within a story is told. The story of Rodriguez is told, with emphasis on his childhood and coming of age experiences. Rodriguez reflects on his life experiences while he was a scholarship boy, and it is through these reflections that he...

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Michelin Tires commenced an ad campaign about 1985 that featured a baby sitting by a Michelin tire. This baby looks at the camera with his mouth half-open, expectantly looking out of the ad at parents who drive. The baby’s innocent look challenges parents to purchase anything less than a Michelin...

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Feminist research on the role and importance of women in world culture, both in the past and in the present, plays a huge role in the scientific literature in Europe and the United States. Although gender rights movements are traditionally discusses as a modern phenomenon, the roots of feminism can...

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IntroductionThe Underground Railroad has become mythic in American culture. This was the vague means by which anti-slavery supporters assisted slaves desperate to be free, taking many forms. The reality of this complex system, understandably never defined in its time, has been largely unexplored. In Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of...

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The children’s picture book Cinderella or the little glass slipper is a folk story that recounts the experiences of a European girl named Cinderella and her journey to becoming the wife of country’s prince. In the beginning of Cinderella’s story, the narrator introduces her to the readers while she is...

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Part 1: Academic Article Das, M., de Valk, H., & Merz, E.-M. (2016) ‘Mothers' Mobility after Separation: Do Grandmothers Matter?’ Population Space Place, doi: 10.1002/psp.2010. What Population Geography ‘concepts’ does the article address? The study aimed to get a better understanding of the movement patterns of women that were recently...

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