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    In Frankenstein, author Mary Shelley explores how seeking vengeance can grip and ruin the lives of the individuals who give in to it. She creates a conflict between two emotionally driven characters, Victor Frankenstein and the Creature, who entangle themselves in an endless cycle of revenge. Examining cyclical revenge and its various aspects, the novel argues the futility of seeking vengeance. Strong emotions like anger and hatred towards his maker constitute the crux of the Creature’s…

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    Early Adulthood Sociology

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    and young adult hood, one 's middle life, and ultimately to one 's old age and the eventuality of death-this is what sociologists call a person 's Life Course. Immediately after a person 's birth, a baby is bombarded by fresh new senses, from the light of a light-bulb, to the cold crisp embrace of Earth 's unfiltered air. During this Sensorimotor Stage, “infants learn mainly by touching objects, manipulating them, and psychically exploring their environment” (Essentials…

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    a specific hero or villain type situation. They are far too perplex to be categorised into a stereotypic hero or villain. The story of Frankenstein is told through multiple narrators and through different times in Victor Frankenstein’s life. As a young man, Victor Frankenstein can be seen as man who could grow linto the role of a hero. He is a man of science and he wants to create life to help people. But when his creature awakens he instantly fears it and things just go south from there. He…

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    A Bit of Both The ironic tale of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein shows that the miserable and tragic fate of the protagonist, Victor Frankenstein, is the product of his nature. In his relentless quest to instill life upon inanimate objects, Frankenstein “deprived [himself] of rest and health” (Shelley 45), and “lost all soul or sensation but for this one pursuit” (Shelley 42). After his own invention murdered his closest family and friends, Victor vowed to revenge their deaths. He persistently…

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    idolized the president, who at the time, was Barack Obama. I was raised in a town where racism was subtle, but present, but my eyes and ears hadn’t been trained to notice it yet. I internalized much of what I saw and had a preference for whiteness as a young black girl. I was never told that I should hate myself for what I looked like explicitly, self hatred embedded itself in me. As I grew older, into the person…

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    Through the madness of the Frankenstein, the author Mary Shelley introduces the reader to one of the main characters Victor Frankenstein who created a monster whom was not truly a monster till he became mad for love and started killing his creator's loved ones, thus shows if that the death of Victor's loved ones was not only his monsters fault but his own. This novel also questions the mind of the reader and it their feelings towards the monster and Frankenstein. In which they mind sympathies…

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    He never got the support or education that he needs to be a functional being in society. The monster may be a more developed creature, but has the mindset of a young child. He learns quickly that he must embrace his surroundings and learn things for himself. “When night came again I found, with pleasure, that the fire gave light as well as heat and that the discovery of this element was useful to me in my food”…

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    In my creative piece I choose to rewrite the scene where the monster in Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein is created; I believe this is the most important scene because it is where the story shifts, it takes a bold turn and the monster becomes real instead of just a thought. Victoria is the scientist who creates the monster rather than Victor in my version, because it allowed me to add a lot of political topics and issues into the story that may have been interpreted differently if the character were a…

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    be giving teens the opportunity to speak up and say how they think they’re represented in the media. The media portrays teenagers in many ways which can be shown as realistic or unrealistic representations and can give misleading thoughts about the young adults. The accurate representations of teenagers, ‘Looking for Alibrandi’ by Melina Marchetta, is a novel about a half Australian half Italian teenage girl who is struggling to cope with her teenage existence because of her cultural…

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    title, “Association between Adolescent Eudaimonic Behaviors and Emotional Competence in Young Adulthood. In this study eudaimonic is used synonymous with moral values. The purpose of this study was to evaluate two hypotheses, “1) The eudaimonic behavior in late adolescence (19-20 years old) would predict greater emotional competence in young adulthood (23-24 years old); and 2) that emotional competence in young adulthood (23-24 years old) would reduce risk for anxious-depressive symptoms at…

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