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    different cultures offer the potential to breed negative outcomes. When discussing these negative outcomes, stereotypes would be a prime example because a lack of effort in understanding another culture can produce conventional images. Considering this, Drew Hayden Taylor explores the stereotypes directed against native women in his play “Dead White Writer on the Floor”. In Taylor’s play, Pocahontas’ unique construction as a consistently stereotyped character offers a criticism of how stereotypes labeling native women as dependent alter the situation they cannot save themselves from but, endure over time. The initial presentation of Pocahontas reveals a character with a dependency on others to save her from unpleasant situations. Her language choice is highly influential in implying the stereotype of dependency surrounding her. Rather than finding ways she could help herself, she instead asks where John Smith is because “He’d know what to do.” (Taylor 14). In regards to Pocahontas’ decision to cast aside her potential independence and instead act helpless, she suggests the stereotype that as a native woman she is incapable of acting independently, requiring the aid of a white man. Considering Taylor’s Pocahontas is an adaptation of Disney’s Pocahontas, Taylor’s version’s language choice implies a criticism of the stereotypes present in her initial Disney version’s construction. This criticism stems from the fact that, despite her transition through many years, stereotypical…

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    Theme Of Independency

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    Characters Henry Skrimshander, Guert Affenlight, and Pella Affenlight not only encounter the issue of dependency in their relationships, but they also are faced to deal with the level of control that they have over their own situations. This degree of control varies between the characters based on their level of awareness regarding their own dependency. Henry, unlike the other two characters, has to deal with this issue in a platonic relationship with the character Mike Schwartz. Mike, in…

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    Balanced Use Of Technology

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    The Need for a Balanced Use of Technology American society is facing a serious dilemma. Americans are steadily creating, accessing, and utilizing technology in every aspect of life. If this trend continues, the dependency on technology to complete even simple tasks is inevitable. This dependency will stifle creativity, learning, and diminish the value of personal relationships. While the types and access of technology increases, so does the average time the typical American spends utilizing…

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    people on their sexual preferences/ fetishes. Bornstein, R. (1996). Construct Validity of the Rorschach Oral Dependency Scale: 1967-1995. Psychological Assessment, 8(2), 200-205. This article reviews the validity of the Rorschach oral Dependency Scale (ROD) through examining several research and comparing their results. Bornstein mainly focuses on the reliability of ROD as a measure of interpersonal dependency. He questions…

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    In the novel, JPod, it has demonstrated that humans are becoming more and more dependent on technology for their everyday use. From surfing the web for tutorials to ordering an iPhone from China. They video chat mostly nowadays instead of talking face to face. The dependencies of technology are increasing at an incremental rate in the novel. Because of the dependency of technology, it has limited the character’s performance for doing common tasks, their communication skills and also, their…

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    Birds In Jane Eyre Essay

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    In Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, Brontë’s choice to associate Jane Eyre or Edward Rochester with birds represents their dependency on one another. In the beginning of their relationship, Jane is dependent on Rochester for financial and social reasons. As their relationship develops, she becomes more dependent on his love than his money. In both of these cases, Rochester describes Jane as a bird. But when Jane asserts her independence, she realizes she cannot identify as a bird anymore because…

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    her story and go on living with Stanley” (1838). 3. Stella’s motivation comes from her love and dependency on Stanley and her concern and love for her sister. Whenever Blanche says anything about Stanley, Stella automatically sticks up for him, “I have told you I love him” (1807). But whenever Stanley mocks Blanche, Stella tries to stand up for her. The feeling of love she has for both Blanche and Stanley keep her motivated, along with her concern and dependency. Stella loves her sister so much…

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    In order to better understand social welfare and avoid misconceptions and remove the stigma, people must educate themselves about social welfare and what are social welfare services are, who can benefit from what services and so on. Popple and Leighninger argues the social welfare is not easy to define and there is not one single correct term for it so it provides many different definitions for social welfare and one of them is “Social welfare is the institution in the modern industrial society…

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    According to Benstien (1973), dependency is a conditioning situation in which the economies of one group of countries are conditioned by the development and expansions of others. Origin of Dependency Theory The Dependency Theory is a body within social science theories, which is made up of the notion that raw materials (recourse) flows from the borderline of more poorer and undeveloped nations to the centre of much wealthier and more developed countries, enriching them in the expense of the…

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    In nearly every family, children are dependent on their parent or guardian for nourishment, care, and a source for happiness. They lack the maturity and understanding about the world in order to make their own decisions. Therefore, they aren’t able to seek the independence and freedom until they are old enough and properly prepared to explore the world on their own. Once children gain the wisdom to do so, they free themselves from the detention of adult dependence. Furthermore, they are…

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