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    that we were ever young; / It is to add, immured/ In the hot prison of the present, month/ To month with weary pain” (Arnold 21-25). Similar to Dorian Gray, the speaker would do anything to stay young and beautiful, aware of the better life one can live in society. During the late Victorian Era, there was an immense pressure put upon people to maintain their beauty. Aestheticism was an ongoing movement where individuals only had a value in society if they had a youthful appearance. Pressure to…

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    Three Messages

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    Living is Better Than Doing Nothing “The Discussion of Three Messages from Ulysses” Have you ever read the novel the Odyssey? Well in this novel it is about how a man is away from his home for many years, and when he gets home he has to fight compete to get his wife and kingdom back. In this novel it shows when the man named Ulysses is young and he can do whatever he wants. To show how old Ulysses has become Lord Tennyson writes a poem named Ulysses. Lord Tennyson writes a poem like this…

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    Anti-pornography and Pro-sexuality Throughout history human sexuality has been an essential need to our existence. We engage in sexual activities for procreation and stimuli, but since the turn of the 20th century the United States society has scrutinized individuals need to self fulfill, therefore establishing anti- pornography social groups, feminist social groups and rivaling pro sexuality groups. There have been cases When Individuals hear the term anti- pornography the association of…

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    The Hippie Era

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    The Hippie era has come to end and the days of self awareness have arrived. Instead of focusing on love to all, many Americans were indulging in their own self pleasure. According to Alfred Kinsey’s research,” Americans sexual behavior deviated from their widely accepted norms” (Escoffier 1). Wilhelm Reich added to Kinsey’s research with the remark that he, “believed sexual repression overwhelmingly distorted psychological development “(Escoffier 1). To further societies receptivity of…

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    Experiential Learning Activity #1: Field Trip to Museum of Sex As a women, gender and sexuality major, I have always pondered the sociological and cultural implications of having labels regarding sexual orientation and gender dynamics. The existence of a sexual orientation dichotomy, which places the heterosexual label in a domain of power, marginalize those who do not associate or identify with heteronormative ideals and markers. Being able to take this course on the psychological perspective…

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    In the 1960 's many changes occurred in America that questioned traditional society. From these questions, movements like the Sexual Revolution began to flourish. According to historian Beth Bailey, the sexual revolution of the 1960’s “was built on equal measures of hypocrisy and honesty, equality and exploitation” (Bailey 259). However, the sexual revolution did not consist of just one single movement. Multiple movements transpired at the same time, including the developments amongst women,…

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    Due to numerous unavoidable circumstances, children grow under extremely diverse environments. Whereas the majority of children are exposed to healthy surroundings, others encounter various forms of traumatic events. Adverse childhood experiences within families have been found to come with detrimental repercussions as far as an individual’s mental and physical health is concerned (Anna E. Austin, 2014). However, various theoretical orientations are used to explain different tendencies and…

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    Chung King Express has been celebrated for its innovative use of popular cinematic formulas. This is because of Hong Kong new wave film movement. This movement derived from the French new wave is to rebel against conventions. It is to experiment with new equipment and styles, making a social and political statement at the same time. Wong Kar-Wai tries to make a statement about Hong Kong at the time as Hong Kong was being handed back to Peoples republic of China. Wong Kar-Wai experiments with…

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    Alfred Adler worked with Sigmund Freud as part of the psychoanalytic movement, but he disagreed with his principles and parted ways from Freud. Adler did not think that human behavior could be based on biological determination instead he believes that social…

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    knew a lot about my personality, but I have been able to dig a lot deeper in the process of writing this paper. I have applied Alfred Adler’s, Abraham Maslow’s, and Carl Jung’s personality theories to my own personality. In the process of doing so, I have learned a lot about myself and about the way that other people around me view my personality. According to Alfred Adler, each individual develops superiority in a unique way. This is called our style of life. There are four primary types of…

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