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    in different ways. their combined insight on the art of remembering add light to the mechanics of literary composition on memory (or vice-versa) as a whole. Both authors aim to preserve what they deem a lost element within memory. Foer attacks writing as an enabler for forgetting facts, as Bechdel is holding onto writing as the preserver for her own emotionally tied memories. Though they seem to be on opposing ends of the spectrum, each writer carries a portion of the other’s sentiments in order…

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    literary devices is used at the beginning of every new sentence, “Never Shall I Forget, [...].” The use of this anaphora initially creates an overall tone of the poem to be a sympathetic one in reference to Wiesel’s emotions. It is also used to engrave that sentence into the reader’s memory so that the reader will not forget the message that is being passed on by Wiesel. The intensity of the indisputable pain and suffering that Wiesel endured in the concentration camps seems to continue way past…

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    Music is one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the world. It is hard to find someone that does not listen to some genre of music. In fact, music is so popular that there is currently over twenty six billion songs on iTunes (Neumayr, 2012), with over thirty five billion songs sold as of last year (Cue, 2015). That comes out to around five songs sold for every living person in the world. It is believable to say that almost every person in the world has been exposed to some form of…

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    How would you feel if you were unable to effectively communicate your feelings and emotions? Would you become frustrated, depressed, or even angry? Alzheimer’s disease affects numerous people, in fact one in ten people age 65 or older has Alzheimer’s dementia. Alzheimer’s causes memory loss and gradually diminishes a person’s ability to communicate; therefore, learning how to effectively communicate with those who have Alzheimer’s is very important. Good communication with an Alzheimer’s patient…

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    Flashbulb memories (FBMs) can be defined as episodic memories and recollections of autobiographical events that are formed when an individual experiences intense emotions generating from a surprising public event. FBMs are referred to as special memories that are cognitively processed and stored as explicit recollections and are vivid, long lasting and consistent remembrances retained throughout life. (Goldstein, 2014). This phenomenon was first proposed by Brown & Kulik (1977) whereby they…

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    several different locations within her small hometown. Except, Shelby had been taking many trips to Denver to have more treatments to help with her memories. As Shelby starts to have more questions about her past she runs into Auden. Auden tries to bring back Shelby’s memories by taking her to the places where they shared special moments. Shelby’s first memory comes to her as Auden and she are sitting on the hood of Auden's car at a local lake. Shelby always had a dream of making it big in the…

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    are easy to lead by the suggestive questioning and difficulty distinguishing reality from fantasy (Whipple, 1911). Eyewitness is often connected with a person’s level of emotional arousal, which children may have trouble control and adjust their emotion.(Heuer and Reisbery, 1990). Although, many researchers started to research on children’s abilities regarding eyewitnesses, and techniques for interviewing…

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    Critically evaluate the contribution that learning styles and learning strategies could make to a students educational development on the SED Learning strategies are used by everyone to help in learning a particular thing or piece of information. They form a huge part of a students life during university. It can be questionable as to whether they can be beneficial to a students educational development. Many people feel they are helpful but some students cannot find a perfect learning strategy…

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    mind wanders through the darkest parts of my head and drudges up only the worst of the memories. These memories beget thoughts like, “am I good enough?” and, “does anybody even like me?”, and they whittle down my mental defenses in an effort to let…

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    Effectiveness of Rote learning and Narrative pedagogy as Pedagogic Techniques in Congregational Life Christian educators, as a God´s chosen to evangelize people, are always looking for the most effective way to develop spirituality in their congregation. Despite didactic techniques has been evolving for centuries, providing us many different pedagogy strategies, it is still a challenge for Christian educators deciding which is the most effective pedagogical method in order to fulfill the God’s…

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