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    The short story Demon Lover written by Elizabeth Bowen, as well as the ballad Demon Lover appear to revolve around the same concept. The short story is about a woman that was once in love and engaged to a soldier, who fought in World War II. When she returned to her former home she was blindsided by a letter she found on her table.No one had known that she would be visiting her home. The letter forced her to recall a promise that she had made to her former lover. Along the lines of the Demon Lover, the ballad is about another woman who was once engaged, but her lover was deployed to war, and returned at an unexpected time. Unlike the first woman her lover showed up without any warning. Without a struggle she chose to leave with her former lover. These two pieces present multiple similarities and differences. The similarities include the following: both demon lovers wait until they can return to their beloved, and return at an unexpected time of their former fiances lives. Second, both demons end up with their lovers, one way or another. The final similarity is, both the short story and the ballad have a supernatural or ghostly sense to them. The…

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    Elizabeth Bowen's short story, "The Demon Lover," is a genuinely dull and premonition story, made so by the scores of graphic pictures it is so overflowing with. Bowen utilizes overflowing measures of typical symbolism in a to a great extent fruitful push to draw the peruser, however quickly, into this universe of her own configuration, and it ends up being an unsettling and evil place; this sentiment premonition that Bowen looks to ingrain in the peruser just turns out to be more purported as…

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    In fact, the way in which Elizabeth Bowen delineates her disoriented national identity becomes the most alluring aspect in the novel. The two family homes, Holme Dene and Mount Morris serve as key representers for London and Ireland respectively. Stella’s visit to Mrs. Kelways house provides her the motivation to shift her thoughts from ignorance to knowledge about Robert. Mount Morris, on the other hand, restores Stella’s vision of her heritage but she quickly realizes that she could never live…

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    living in Ireland for multiple generations, so there is a mixed sense of loyalty that is seen throughout the novel.Postcolonial theory investigates how a country bounces back and recreates its self after a colonial conquest; Lois demonstrates this same sense of creation throughout The Last September. Bowen relates Lois to her self in the sense that “She was still only half awake; partly because disorder in any form obstructed her own development…The growing nation left cold the growing…

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    What are the theoretical underpinnings of Bowenian family therapy? The theoretical underpinnings of Bowenian family therapy are Differenation one’s self from origin of family, triangles, sibling position, emotional cut off, and societal environment pressures. Differenation is learning to separate self from family. According to Bowen(1978) “It has long been recognized that emotional attachment between the spouses is identical to the emotional attachment that each spouse had in his or her family…

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    In the article “Toward the differentiation of self in one’s family of origin”, by Murray Bowen, he speaks of family systems therapy. The goal is to have the members of the family reach a better level of “differentiation of self”. The first method of family therapy of relieving symptoms was ineffective. Then came the triangle method, that put the two parents and the therapist could remain “differentiated” from the two. He then talks of how trainees from the 1967 conference used the concepts…

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    Family Therapy is a process that many families have to go through at some point in time in life. Normally it’s because the busyness of our daily lives get to us and weigh us down. Which normally leads to many problems within the family. The therapy options are Psychodynamic Approach, Bowen Family Systems Theory, Person Centered Approach, and Cognitive Behavioral Family Therapy. Each these theories work best in their own way based on the situation at hand. The first one is Psychodynamic Approach…

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    A pro that I have seen in using the Bowenian Family Therapy is that Bowen focuses on multigenerational issues that a person may have in past present and feels that addressing those issues are crucial in dealing with the current issue. Sometimes we experience things that can be triggers and remind us of things that happened in the past. So it is important to be able to identify those triggers to help us deal with our issues. Bowen therapy is a process of active inquiry and therapist helps family…

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    Dr. Murray Bowen (1913-1990), developed in the early 50 's theory of natural systems, based on observation of the processes that take place in humans from a natural point of view. This theory could be considered one of the most appropriate when we work with families. Bowen, offers a broad and profound vision of the human being, as is incorporated in the understanding of the functioning, emotional and intellectual aspects of the human-natural system. Bowen pays close attention to the observation…

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    presented as a social worker. The usefulness of each of the two theories in regards to social work practice, concentrating on a micro practice perspective. Keywords: Family Emotional Systems Theory, Structural Family Theory Family Emotional Systems Theory & Structural Family Theory Family Emotional Systems Theory “The family systems theory sometimes known as family emotional systems theory is unique in its attention to multigenerational family processes and also in its prescriptions for…

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