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    Ferdinand Tonnies is the sociologist who constructed two basic categories of social relationships. He did so through comparing premodern and modern social worlds. The first category of relationships is “Gemeinschaft”. “Tonnies called these emotion-based relationships.” (Page 16) Gemeinschaft relationships are formed from a close emotional bond between one another. Family, significant others, childhood friends, siblings, and your best friend are all examples of Gemeinschaft. That’s the rule for a relationship to be placed in this category; the relationship is held together and rooted by emotions and pleasure. Many people in the modern world may not have a Gemeinschaft relationship with their family members. My own understanding is that Gemeinschaft is a…

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    Tahiti Tattooing History

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    During his voyage to Tahiti, Captain James Cook encountered heavily tattooed men and women. The word ‘tatu’ meaning to mark something and the tattoos the captain and his crew got cemented our use of the word. The term derived from the specific method of inscription where sharp needle-like instruments were tapped onto the skin to penetrate the dye under the surface skin layers. However Tahiti is not the only evidence of ancient tattooing tradition. The history of tattooing can be dated back at…

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    Therapeutic Assessment

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    It is very essential to know and consider that when a family and planning treatment that there is a lot of differences in an assessing adults and assessing children, with trauma and abuse. The definition of Therapeutic Assessment (TA) is an assessment that is defined in a series of a semi- structured form of collaborative that is Psychological assessment that is defined in a series of Publication by Psychologists, clinicians, and therapists. (TA) starts with an interview with the parents and…

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    Mukudj Mask Symbolism

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    This paper examines the symbolic importance of Mukudj mask in the culture of Punu community of southern Gabon. The paper follows the historical research methodologies and examines what is the importance of the Mukudj mask to Punu community, how does viewer describe it, and understand the symbolism in the Mukudj mask. The Punu reside on the left bank of the Upper Ngoume River (Gabon), where villages are divided into clans and families, and society known as moukouji. Officiates of moukoudji…

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    “…I know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling, but some day someone will…and to all the little girls..you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world…” This powerful statement from Hillary Clinton’s concession speech on November 8, 2016 depicts the need that our culture still has for gender equality. Throughout history there has been a battle between the sexes, mainly men attempting to take power away from women. Stories or…

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    Tim O’Brien’s novel The Things They Carried is a story with seemingly no plot, however, upon closer look you will realize that this novel is filled with many reoccurring themes and patterns that give the novel a much deeper meaning. The last 3 chapters have a way of tying the book together with the beginning and give meaning to the questions he poses about what a true war story is. The three main patterns present throughout this novel are the concepts of war and life as a soldier being…

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    Chris Ware works wonders when it comes to his graphic novel “Unmasked.” He tells this story about how one woman does not accept the fact that her husband may be cheating on her. This graphic novel seems difficult to comprehend at first, but with different literary elements and devices, Ware makes comprehension possible. Ware uses his unique color scheme, panel transitions, the use of the five senses, and the attitude of the characters to tell how a woman is made aware of her father and her…

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    In the late 1400’s and all the way to the mid 1700’s, the way we look at our planet changed drastically. Ferdinand Magellan set out on September 20, 1519 to find the Spice Islands for Spain. Magellan discovered the Strait of Magellan at the southern tip of Argentina. He crossed through the Strait and found an ocean which he named the Pacific Ocean. Though he died on an island, Magellan is credited as being the first man to circumnavigate the world. Ferdinand Magellan and his expedition to…

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    decided he will return to Portugal and not continue on this voyage he has set out for. Later on, King Manuel sent Vasco de Gama, an explorer from portugal, on a voyage around the cape of good hope. Romeo (and Juliet)- I decided to choose Romeo from Romeo and Juliet because I thought it would be a good match. In the movie Romeo commits suicide because he thinks Juliet doesn’t like him, when, in reality, she does. Because this happened, I think he would be a great fit. Similar to Bartolomeu, he…

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    The name of my explorer is Giovanni Da Verrazano. Giovani Da Verrazano was born on 1485, later on he died on 1582, which made him approximately 43 years old. A particular accomplishment Verrazano is famous for is that he reserved the Atlantic Coast of North America in the middle of the Carolinas and Newfoundland, as well as the New York harbor. The country that sponsored Verrazano is France.The particular person who commissioned their voyage was King Francis I. Giovanni Da Verrazano made…

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