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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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    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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    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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    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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    Symbolism, Literary Style and Form in John Donne’s ‘The Flea’ ‘The Flea’ is a satirical love poem by medieval poet John Donne. In the poem, the speaker uses the flea as an example in attempts to persuade his lover into having intercourse with him. While the poem is humorous and satirical in nature, the poem is also one that is both erotic and uses some important literary devices and reflects upon the experience of love and romance in medieval Europe. The speaker in his attempts to persuade his…

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    I Am Muslim Essay

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    Here’s some shocking news; I’m Muslim. Most people do not expect to hear that I associate with the religion of Islam because what they see is a tall, white girl with red hair and green eyes who would walk outside in a sports bra and shorts. Contrary to what my image may suggest, I do pray, fast, and attend Mosque in my hijab. I come from a very religious household. Being Bosnian, there is an even greater emphasis on being proud to practice Islam due to the attempt to ethnically cleanse Bosnia of…

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    In the horror movie It Follows, Jay is a teenage girl who has sex with her new boyfriend, Hugh, in his car on one of their dates. But, then she is comatose by him and wakes up to find that she will be pursued by a demon, whose appearance can be any person, and only she can see that demon. And if she is caught by that demon, it will kill her and then back to pursue the previous person who passes this curse. After that, he drives the terrifying Jay home and flees. The next day, Jay starts to see…

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