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    The Fragile Human Spirit “Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism. It is the belief that problems can be solved, differences resolved. It is a type of confidence. And it is fragile. It can be blackened by fear and superstition”(Bernard Beckett). The human spirit suffers and withers without human interaction. To say, theme can be described as a military personal who has not seen his/her companion who is waiting for them to come home to them. Many humans can have emotional ties to other people. To break a bond between individuals, it can lead to their spirit suffering and suffering as it withers away. In the 1930’s, The Great Depression where people have needed support from one another to…

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    qualities in beliefs. Generally speaking, their religion is characterized by a monotheistic belief in an all-powerful creator known as the "Great Spirit". The Iroquois believed in the constant care of the Great Spirit. He ruled and administered the world, and the affairs of the red race. The Iroquois did not think it practical to developing a detailed conception of their creator. This knowledge was thought to be greater and beyond their capabilities to understand. His power was administered…

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    Though the Nilch’I Dinee was spiritual beings, they were also corrupted by adultery and had to be punished by the guardians. “Because you do not listen, you must depart at once!” (pg. 27). Engulfed in their wickedness they did not listen causing the guardians to become “outraged and turned their backs on them; they refused to listen to excuses or pleas for forgiveness” (pg. 27) causing the water guardians to send a great flood. When they thought there was no way out, they were saved by the…

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    I have always imagined that there was more to the culture and history of Native Americans than just what I was taught in school; for that reason, In the Hands of the Great Spirit by Jake Page attracted me. Although I realized that a book about the twenty thousand year history of Native Americans would be like reading a textbook, which is not something I do during my free time, I considered the fact that I would actually learn more about a topic that is not “properly” taught in school. One of…

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    “The Great Spirit gave you those fish to be your brothers, to feed you when you are hungry. You must respect them. You must not kill them just for the fun of it.” “My culture did not prize the hoarding of private possessions; in fact, to hoard was a shameful thing to do among my people.” “My culture lived in big family communities, and from infancy people learned to live with others.” The lines I quoted came from the story and says what people should and should not do in their civilization. My…

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    Rebeca Lambarria Steve Nehlsen Cultural Anthropology Spirit of the Rain Forest In the book "Spirit of the Rain Forest," Mark Andrew Ritchie relates the story of a Venezuelan Shaman named Jungleman, and his people. Although the author is Mark Andrew Ritchie, the story is told by Jungleman. Jungleman affirms that many of the stories he is telling came to him via the spirit world. When Jungleman was a young boy, he says that the spirits came to him but at first he was really afraid of them.…

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    Tim O’Brien is a veteran, as a result, there are many things he takes for granted and does not tell us, making us wonder if it is fact or fiction. America’s involvement in the Vietnam war resulted from internal domestic politics rather than from a national spirit. The soldiers were disembodied from the war, just like ghosts. O’Brien uses syntactic illusion to express the idea of ghosts thoroughly but indirectly, as to further convey the sinister nature of war. First and foremost, O’Brien…

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    Lost Souls She started to read, and as she continued her horror only grew. Lost Souls are those that are unable to enter the Land of the Dead due to past deeds that they made in the Living World. The souls are too corrupt to exist in the In-Between and are sent to the Other World where they live in constant pain, reliving the same pain that they caused to others. They wander the Other World, searching for Spirits that have wandered in and feed off their fear in order to feel powerful. They…

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    He immediately returned from the dead so as not to miss the adulation of the crowd. His spirit has been encountered with many workers. They say he is not a threatening spirit. The theatre even has a tradition of saving him a seat for every opening night performance. “Fred is very much benevolent presence, nothing nasty ever happens” (Ghost 2). “ Many present and former staff of the princess theatre talk of their own personal hair- raising experiences with the ghost of Frederick baker, or…

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    may, these inquiries become an integral factor later in the story advancement. A standout amongst the most essential inquiries comes ahead of schedule in the play and affects Hamlet 's whole point of view toward the occasions that happen: Was the apparition of Hamlet 's dad truly his great soul, or an evil presence from hellfire? With a question as intriguing as this, many…

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