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    I run into my room and slam the door. I stomp my feet and punch the pillow. I want to break something, I have a deep urge to destroy. I take pages from my notebooks and shred them and discard the remains. Tears begin to stream down my face. They are hot and angry. I become angry at myself for crying, it only slows me down, it makes me feel weak when I want to be powerful. My breath is heavy and forceful. I am seething. I feel like there is a small bit of me that is always angry, like a pilot light just waiting to be used to light me all up... Crying has been defined as a “complex phenomenon characterized by the shedding of tears from the lacrimal apparatus, without no irritation of the ocular structures". The function of crying has been researched and studied for centuries and there are still many unknowns and generalizations. Many believe that it is away for the body to relieve stress and to rid itself of toxins. Some recent psychological theories of crying discuss the relationship of crying and perceived helplessness. For example, a person may cry after receiving surprisingly happy news because the person feels powerless to influence what is happening. Some argue that this appearance of helplessness as a way to show appeasement and attachment. It has been proven by multiple studies that women…

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    vulnerable state. Crying is how a person release the pent up sadness within themselves. Kinds of crying can be classifies according to the intensity: The silent teardrops, The hiccupping sobs, and The violent bawling. The first category of crying is the silent teardrops. The silent teardrop is the softest of all the crying . The person 's eyes begin to water and pool up with tears until they finally spill over forming a gentle steam down 6he person 's…

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    After strict moral standards established many years ago appeared to have failed, and science had proven that it could not prove the origin of the universe, a new philosophical and artistic expression moved in to fill the void of the Modernist Movement. The Postmodern Movement was born out of a lack of faith in society and the established way of life as a whole, and embraced the philosophy of meaninglessness and a rejection of the transcendental meta-narrative. This move has been fully expressed…

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    In fact, Oedipa, the main character in The Crying of Lot 49, was trying to perceive and construct the world around a conspiracy, similar to how a television perceives the world in terms of image. Her actions fueled her desire to have the capacity to question and merge many aspects of the world together. Oedipa recognized that the world of The Crying of Lot 49 was fragmented. For example, she recognized in the novel that the world contained diverse groups of people that did not fit together. Some…

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    The Demon in Thomas Pynchon’s Crying of Lot 49 has the complex role of addressing the ideas of information, interpretation, and existence. The Demon is the functional aspect of the Nefastis machine which endlessly sorts molecules in the hopes of creating order and energy without the use of work. This process parallels Oedipa’s journey towards finding the Trystero, as she too faces the struggle of collecting information, and the problem of how to interpret the information she collects. Not only…

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    Thomas Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49 follows Oedipa Maas on her journey as she tries to execute her ex-boyfriend’s, Pierce Inverarity, will and discover the conspiracy of the secret society, Tristero. Oedipa communicates and interacts with many characters in hopes of gaining information that will help her solve the conspiracy, but her efforts are ineffective and she is left distraught and without answers to the existence of Tristero or Pierce’s legacy. Pynchon tries to express in his novel that…

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    My first roller coaster ride My first roller coaster ride was a disaster. It started well but it ended bad , me and my dad were drying of from a water slide and decided it was time for my first roller coaster. We were at kings dominion. We got in line for a ride called the Grizzly, the thing I did not know was that behind a bunch of trees was the real ride. I was seven at the time and thought that you get on it goes…

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    now so I step round the kitchen table with the yellow plastic surface and put my right arm around her shoulders to give her a hug. Now My Mum does something very strange which alarms me and I nearly pull myself away from her, she puts her arms round me, moves her head against my Spiderman tee shirt and starts to cry. She is shaking as she is crying and I am holding her with my right arm but that is the limit of my knowledge of human emotional interaction so what I am supposed to do in this…

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    I walk around the corner and try to eavesdrop but they are talking in too much of a whisper for me to hear them. I decide to go and wake Lars and Hans as I know they will want in on some of the action. I shake them both and they roll over in bed and let out a grumble. Typical boys I thought. I told them it was important and that Dad was crying. They instantly shot out of bed and started running for the door. NO! I thought, but it was too late. They were already entering the kitchen as I chased…

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    But the next morning it was as worse as ever, possibly even worse. It would be horrible to be her I decided. To be well for a bit then go right back to being sick again. Whenever Mama went to her (Lacy’s) room she dove under the covers the moment the light was turned on and screamed for it to be turned off. I really wasn’t supposed to know, I was supposed to be fast asleep in bed until Mama came to wake me at 7:00 for school. Also Mama is insisting that I go to school again!!! When I tried to…

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