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  • Optimistic Analysis Of Stress

    inevitable in life.The amount of which stress is brought upon people and the way they deal with it varies broadly from person to person. However, the good news is that believing in oneself will, indeed, tone down the intensity of their problems. Psychologists have concurred that stress is a matter of three direct variables: personal control, explanatory…

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  • Biological Theories Of Depression Essay

    ill that day”, “The Maths teacher gave hard test this time”, “I didn’t have time to study”) instead of trying to say they would try to do better next time they do the exam. Depressed individuals tend to attribute negative views of events with internal, global and stable factors using the “I am stupid” and “I’m not good in Maths” explanations. These factors have a pessimistic attributional style- meaning that it cannot be easily changed so that future failures would be avoided and reduces…

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  • Self-Regulated Learning

    To understand some of the research developments there are some technical terms that should be described first. Self-regulated learning is another way to discuss student-centered learning mentioned previously which involves active participation of the learner. Attribution styles are determined by how a person interprets the cause of a situation. There are two types of questionnaires discussed in the research. The first being the ‘Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire’, which is a list…

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  • Seven Floors By Dino Buzzati

    Italian novelist, Dino Buzzati, in his story, “Seven Floors,” describes the struggles a man, Giovanni Corte, has with his slight illness in a sanatorium. According to the story, the seven floors of the sanatorium are separated based on the “gravity of their state;” the seventh floor is for the extremely mild cases while the first floor are for the casses the doctors can’t fix. Self-serving bias, described in module four, is defined as the tendency to perceive oneself favorably. The story begins…

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  • Depression: A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective On Depression

    Depression: A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective Aetiology of depression is multifactorial, with risk factors including low levels of parental warmth, high levels of family hostility, abuse and poverty (Gledhill & Hodes, 2010). Environment, cognitive and behavior are significant factors that cause the onset and duration of depression (Carvalho, Trent, & Hopko, 2011). Depression can affect all aspects of life, and may even lead to more serious problems including suicide. Although there is still a…

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  • Chruchland's Argument Analysis: The Hornswoggle Problem

    The Hornswoggle Problem In this paper I will examine “The Hornswoggle Problem” in which Patricia Chruchland makes some strong claims on the argument about consciousness. I agree with Chruchland’s argument on about that Chalmers argument on consciousness isn’t a good argument. my conclusion is that Chalmers makes some valid points which helps make his argument an ok one but not strong enough for it to be a good one. I will show parts of what Chalmers is saying is a valid to his argument and what…

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  • Analysis Of Salvador Late Or Early By Sandra Cisneros

    Sandra Cisneros, an author who is deeply inspired by her Mexican American heritage. This inspiration is clearly shown throughout each and every one of her writing pieces, such as “Salvador Late or Early”, as well as “Eleven”. Both short-stories focus on adolescents with a mature mindset and adult precision, and each story does a marvelous job portraying Cisneros constant writing style. “Salvador Late or Early” is focusing on a young boy, Salvador, with heavy burdens to carry on his shoulders,…

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  • The Importance Of Setting In The Sound Of Waves

    If a story was told without a specific setting, would it be as meaningful? Setting is a powerful tool that provides substance to a work of literature. It is as as interesting as the actual plot of the story and readers must closely examine setting to see what kind of impact it leaves the story with. Mishima uses setting in the novel The Sound of Waves to highlight the theme that love empowers people to overcome hardships and challenges through the use of tone, characterization, and diction.…

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  • Dramatic Monologue In The Bloody Chamber, By Angela Carter

    Angela Carter wrote ‘The Bloody Chamber’ in 1979 it was set in the early 20th century in France, Carter showed the difference between the past and present. In the past women were oppressed and did not have any freedom, but in the present women are being treated more equally. I chose this source as it was a dark twisted story describing the role of a woman in a household and how they were actually treated behind doors. Using the short story source I changed the genre to a dramatic monologue. The…

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  • Unreliable Narrator In The Tell Tale Heart

    According to Poe, a story achieves its unity by enforcing a single emotional effect on the reader. In the Tell Tale Heart, Poe achieves the single effect of terror on the reader by his use of all the story’s components. In the short story, an unknown narrator with credence that he is not suffering from insanity, in view of the fact of how carefully he plans a murder, deteriorates from the thought of the “vulture” eye of an innocent old man. The narrator’s pathological time stretch of observing…

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