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    favorite comfort food (Whitten), but the information makes the reader wonder why people eat comfort food to feel better in the first place. In the article “Why Comfort Food Comforts” written by Cari Romm, the author is focused on studies to show why people eat comfort food. She also focuses on how people’s attachment style and childhood affects if a person would eat comfort food when stressed. Although “Why Comfort Food Comforts” is a good article for people who have more secure attachment styles, the article tends to leave out the percentage of people who have insecure attachment styles and does not fully inform the reader on what in a more biological sense makes so many people go for that slice of pizza when they are feeling down. “Why Comfort Food Comforts” was published by The Atlantic and written by Cari Romm. At the time the article was published, Romm was an editorial fellow for The Atlantic. In the article, Romm mainly references research done by Jordan D. Troisi and Shira Gabriel explored the effects of comfort food on a…

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    Food is essential in the culinary memoir, The Language of Baklava by Diana Abu-Jaber. Food reveals truths and induces feelings for its consumers. Food holds one’s culture, heart, and identity, compacted in a delicacy made for others to experience. Food speaks to the consumer and inflicts emotions upon them. Despite the surface level taste of food, there is a dimension of the past, the creator, and the soul put into making food. Thus, food is made to share, and in this memoir, allows Diana to…

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    Since the beginning of the Fall 2016 semester, chocolate has become my comfort food. I cannot spend a week without having chocolate at least five out of the seven days of the week; two to three king sizes of any given chocolate candy’s brands per day. This behavioral intention (i.e. attitudes toward the behavior) now turned into a negative health behavior. My excessive consumption of chocolate has become a health compromising behavior (i.e. behaviors that detract from or damage health) since it…

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    to go if you want to sit and think. But particularly it is a place where books live, and where you can get in touch with other people, and other thoughts, through books” (“Letters to the Children of Troy”). Libraries customarily serve as providers of vast arrays of knowledge, provoking introspection and musing enabling the creation of original notions serving as a haven for independent thought, but also as an area to exchange knowledge. In the case of the J. Murrey Atkins Library—explicitly the…

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    Comfort Theory, developed by Katharine Kolcaba, proclaims that providing comfort interventions a holistic approach can lead to positive outcomes, health seeking behaviors, and improved health-care delivery system. Comfort can be difficult to define and subjective to every person. However, Kolbaca used other theories to propose three types of comfort: relief, ease, and transcendence. Relief comes when a specific comfort is met, while ease is a state of calm or contentment. Transcendence occurs…

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    government in a vulnerable state where the image was tainted by various atrocities. By confining rape and sexual abuse to military-controlled facilities, the Japanese hoped to restore the image of the Imperial Army, especially in a war that required a mass mobilization of the nation. As well as preventing any anti-Japanese sentiment among those peoples in the occupied territories to ensure there would be no rebellions or any backlash while the Japanese were focusing on the war. Comfort women…

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    Comfort Women Essay

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    “military comfort women” during World War Two when Korea was under Japanese rule. In fact, a ‘comfort woman’ is an inappropriate word for the female victims; a ‘sex slave’ is the correct term. Although the sex slave is the right term, people use the ‘comfort women’ because it is well known by many people and sounds smoother than the sex slave. When Korea was under Japanese rule,…

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    A Gesture Life Summary

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    A Gesture Life is about a Korean man Franklin “Doc” Hata, who was adopted at a young age and raised in a Japanese family. Hata is in his seventies, and lives in a suburban town, Bedley Run. He is content with his big house, and the relationships he has made from owning a local medical supply shop, “Sunny’s”, which he sold to a young couple. Hata begins to have flashbacks to his time serving for the Japanese army in Burma. He hides his Korean origins during his time in war, until a group of…

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    A house is a symbol of a home and comfort. However, it’s also composes of constraining walls inside of other walls, that can become a barrier to the outside world. The short story “The Story of An Hour” by Kate Chopin, hints about Mrs. Mallard’s celebration for freedom after the news of her husband’s death, and her sudden death on seeing her husband again. Did she die because she was overjoyed or was it fear of living in bondage? Story of An Hour tells a story about a middle aged woman who…

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    I preferred to just go and get it done and over with. Once it was done, my anxiety level dropped drastically. I almost felt a sense of relief and comfort when I was finally able to go back to me seat. I think that is a normal feeling for most people, the only thing then to wait for is your grade, and that for some reason I wasn’t as anxious about. I knew that I was done, and that I did the best that I could do (excluding the last speech, where I know I could have improved) and that hopefully…

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