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    The idea of gift giving in the Antebellum South, symbolized one’s stature in their community as it projected wealth, status, and honor. Furthermore, southern men of honor loved to give gifts as much as they could, even if they could not afford it as it gave the illusion that they were wealthier than they actually were. It was very important to men of honor to keep up an illusion they were more important and powerful than they actually were. These interactions were not just limited between men of honor moreover it was not uncommon for the slave owners to share gifts with their slaves, such as extra food or a day off for a holiday . The practice of the gift exchange in the Antebellum South showed paternalistic power between the master class…

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    gift can signify the status of a person. A person to demonstrate their high social status might donate money to TCU to construct a building with their name on it. This would indicate their wealth and status in society. This leads to Mauss’s obligations of giving gifts. The giver is obligated to give so they are perceived generous. The receiver is obligated to show respect and potential in the future give back based on your relationship…

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    The Giving Tree Meaning

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    Everyone does this. Always reading the words in the book not even thinking about the real meaning. In the Giving tree, it really is only talking about how the much the tree loves the boy and gives him everything. Did you ever ever think that sometimes the young boy was just using the tree when he was older so he could whatever he wants. Shel Silverstein the author of the Giving Tree really only gave the point Sharing is Caring. People whenever they read the book they read what is in front of…

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    The Giving Tree Poem

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    The Giving Tree is a poem about a relationship between a boy and a tree. When the boy was young the tree would give him everything to make him happy and they were best of friends. The tree was like a caretaker for the boy and always gave him whatever he needed, like branches to swing from, shade to sit under and rest, apples to sell, branches to build a house, a trunk to build a boat so he could get away, and a stump to rest on when the boy grows old and needs to rest. As the boy gets older…

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    Children’s literature plays a pivotal role in enabling children to appreciate the reality of diversity associated with human existence (Jane Smith). Through interacting with the literature, children can empathize with other people’s tribulations and understand the fact that people share universal needs for love, security and even hope. It is essential, however, for children’s literature to have messages that impact positively on children’s developmental processes. Shel Silverstein’s The Giving…

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    ever stop to think about how the tree and the boy bond? The tree and the boy have a beautiful relationship, but really what type of relationship do they have? In “The Giving Tree”, Shel Silverstein shows the relationship of a parent and child through the characterization of the boy and the tree. First the boy was only little, and would play on the tree. Yet as he got older he stopped playing on the tree. This is just like when a teenagers behavior towards their parents changes, or when they no…

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    The premise of the book is how a boy and a tree have a forever lasting relationship, but soon the boy grows up and begins to need things from the tree. Eventually he uses all that the tree can give him, her apples, her branches, her trunk, until she is nothing but a stump. Defeated and sad was the tree until one day the boy came again, now an old man, looking for a quiet, resting place. Again the tree was able to provide for the boy; giving both comfort and joy to both the tree and old…

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    Giving always causes me to pause. As an item leaves my hands, or a person leaves my presence, and there is emptiness created that feels pregnant, as if my palms hold a phantom, or the room a ghost. Is giving always a form a losing? But what of these things that give and go on giving? As it leaves your hand, it is already there again to be given once more. It is a gift. This is what my children have taught me. A mother’s love, being imperfect, and intentions, always impure, can never give the…

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    reach perfection if he or she claimed to be a professional. As a Christian, we are instructed not to lie. If doing my practicum I told my clients that I was not a student, I would feel guilty that not only would I be lacking integrity, I would be lacking competence. If I pressure myself to act like and tell others that I am a professional, I am probably going to make a lot more mistakes. 2. If I was a field instructor, my policy regarding gift giving would be that it would not be appropriate to…

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    gorgeous locks of hair? Well, they certainly do and hair loss may be the side effect of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and stem cell transplants. These treatments can cause hair loss by harming the cells that help hair grow and during this process hair may fall out entirely, slowly, or in sections. Hair loss related to cancer treatment is usually temporary, however most of the time, hair will grow back, although rarely, it may remain thin. Therefore, the patients will want their hair back.…

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