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    Miss Julie is naturalistic play written by August Strindberg in 1888. A naturalistic piece is a more extreme form of realism that is defined as “An avant-garde movement, which flourished between 1880 and 1914, that portrayed heredity and environmental factors as the primary causes of human behavior through the accurate rendition of external realities,” explains editor Tobin Nellhaus. Miss Julie contains these naturalistic elements as it takes place in real time and focuses heavily on survival of the fittest between two main characters who develop a conflict based around their gender and social status in society. Plot: The story takes place on Midsummer’s Eve in the kitchen of the Count’s house and revolves around a conflicting relationship between a servant named Jean and Miss Julie, the Count’s daughter. Jean is engaged to the other servant of the house, Kristin, but develops a flirtatious affair with Miss Julie after her fiance ended their relationship. Jean confesses that he was madly in love with Miss Julie when they were children, and while Julie is in awe of his story, Jean warns her that her reputation would be ruined if they were caught being together. Suddenly, guests begin arriving and start singing a rumorous song that implies a relationship between Jean and Miss Julie, but they exit together and end up having sex. Horrified with the consequences of the arrival of the Count, Jean wants to run off with Miss Julie , but their plan is diminished when they hear the…

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    The girls who ran away For many years the concept of adoption was masked by a set of social values. These values has influenced many people 's life. While the process of adopting a child is complex, the understanding and the discovery of each child 's relinquishing story is more difficult and enlightening. In the book, " The Girls Who Went Away", by Ann Fessler, the journey of adoptees ' mothers are narrated in several stages. These stages covers pregnancy, social forces, shame, family 's…

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    Analysis of "Sex Without Love" In this great poem the first question Sharon Olds ask is, "How do they do it, the ones who make love without love?" (Olds 1).Sharon Olds requests that the reader consider in her lyric "Sex Without Love" (958). Sharon Olds has been commended as one of America's most blunt writers at chronicling familial and sensual connections. All through Olds' verse, she enlightens a promise to composing of the body to uncover an assortment of troublesome subjects. Through Olds'…

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    In the media, we find that there is a stigma that revolves around pre-marital sex and the concept of virginity. Through various forms of social media, such as Facebook, there are many posts concerning a multitude of heated controversial topics ranging from abortion, war, and immigration. There are also many posts from religious advocates that disdain sinners by shaming natural processes of life such as sex and frowning upon different sexualities. Obviously, these people are perhaps a bit more…

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    later, Sandra (2013) Sex and Sin: The Historiography of Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Colonial Massachusetts The purpose of this article was to go in depth about what it was like in Colonial Massachusetts. One of the most important things is how everything starts and without a base, you have nothing. When starting a colony, you must have people and to have people you have to have marriage, sexuality, and family. Back in Colonial America sex without marriage was a forbidden thing, but sex…

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    Old Fashioned Analysis

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    Call me old fashioned, but I love when my husband opens the door for me or gives me his jacket when I’m cold. To me, this signals his affection for me and a desire for my well being. He does it because it honors me and makes me feel special. Flowers are also a big hit with me. Leon can be a real charmer, and I soak it up like a plant soaks up water on a hot day. Recently, I had the opportunity of watching the movie “Old Fashioned”. It’s about a couple that falls in love. During their courtship,…

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    Case Study: Addison

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    Addison is walking down a hallway in her school. She is a Christian girl who never makes the wrong decisions or fails. Her classmates all watch her to find out what Addison is going to do. Addison is like every other girl in her school except for one feature is different, Addison is pregnant. The United States is ranked number one in the world with the highest teenage pregnancy rate as of 2015 (Novicio, 2015). What is this saying about our nation and society today? What can you do as a parent…

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    In today’s modern society, children often grow up being taught to exercise the religion that their parents claim themselves to be. While growing up, children are not exposed to different types of religion, therefore they are unable to identify themselves with a religion that they choose or fits them the most. Instead, these individuals are being forced to adopt the religion of their parents, and they blindly accept it. Most, not all, of children do not go out and explore all the different…

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    My grandmother is the individual who I decided to interview. Her name is Dolores Griffith and she is from 88 years old. She was born in the year 1932 in Chicago, Illinois. She was a single child with no siblings. She was raised by her mother and father who stayed together her whole life. My great grandfather passed away at the age of 69, but my great grandmother lived until she was 93 years old. In my grandmother’s home growing up, both sex and sexuality talk around the house was something that…

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    “The right thing at the wrong time is the wrong thing.” ― Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye: A New Attitude Toward Relationships and Romance Dating is an interesting thing nowadays. People consider it a something all teenagers do for fun. The book I read this quarter, I Kissed Dating Goodbye by Joshua Harris, goes against this thinking and explains how we should approach dating as young men and women in Christ. He talks about dating as something that is not to be played with. It is a…

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