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    crime.” In 1981, the IRA prisoners started the second hunger strike in the Maze prison because the prisoners wanted to be recognized as prisoners of war. In Northern Ireland, the British government planned to isolate, criminalize, and demoralize the IRA. Some Mother’s Son appeals to the personal side of the argument by showing how one person can affect their whole family and then some. Hunger depicts the personal side as well, but it shows by making the audience think deeply through silences. In Some Mother’s Son, the hunger strike is shown through multiple sources mostly Bobby Sands, Gerard Quigley, and Francis Hughes. Gerard Quigley and Francis Hughes got caught…

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    television’s signal was intermittently dropping out. The heart monitor attached to me kept perfect time. “How could they let that happen to him?” I asked, “Why would they let him die?” Rajeed, my friend from my home country of Afghanistan, was dead because of two stupid guards who thought they were above us. He wanted to get to Australia like the rest of us. But no, leaving a war-torn country so he could live a decent life was not a good enough reason for him to be allowed in. They locked us all…

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    Thomas, John, Wilfred Waluchow, and Elizabeth Gedge, eds. "Case 3.3 Discontinuing Force Feeding of an Anorexia Nervosa Patient. "Well and Good -Fourth Edition: A Case Study Approach to Health Care Ethics. 4th ed. New York: Broadway, 2014. 131-135. Print. This is a case study of a patient who suffers from anorexia nervosa and has been force fed for 4 years in order to keep her alive. No improvements in her mental state have been made in this time, despite the many types of therapy have been…

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    chooses to starve herself, much to the despair of her nurse Lib. Similarly, the movie Some Mother’s Son depicts Bobby Sands, a member of the IRA, and the other men in his prison block going on a hunger strike due to poor treatment by the British in 1981. The prevalence of hunger strikes post-famine and Anna O’Donnell’s self-imposed fast in Donoghue’s novel demonstrate the…

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    Many may rationalize that Richard was fool to place his dignity before financial gain. In fact, many of Richard’s friends at the time condemned him for his pride and tried to instil humility in him so that he could survive into the world that white people created for him. However, Richard’s resilience to this is the perfect example of the hunger of the human soul. Sure, acting in submission and inferiority to white people at the time may have filled Wright’s stomach, but it would have left a…

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    9) Drink Black Coffee Coffee has more uses than just waking you up in the morning, studies are showing that coffee, specifically black coffee, can help you control your weight and manage your hunger pangs. A study done by researchers at Brooklyn College showed that caffeinated coffee significantly lowered hunger during the study period. Eleven men, all at a healthy weight, were given one of three beverages: caffeinated black coffee, water with caffeine, or decaffeinated coffee, they were then…

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    wake up expectant and excited to enjoy the food readily available to them. It is possible to end hunger now. One of the most fundamental acts of civilization is to ensure people can get enough food. Every 10 seconds, we lose a child to hunger. That is more than HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis combined. More than 25 million people are projected to be acutely food insecure and in need of urgent humanitarian response, according to USAID 's Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Loewenberg).…

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    Feed my starving children is a non-profit organization that packages food to send to malnourished children in several countries. These sustainable meals are made specifically to pack as many nutrients as possible to help nourish and strengthen the children so they can be healthy and conquer their fight against starvation. When most people think about global hunger they think of a lack of production of food in developing countries, however, it’s more than that. Global hunger encompasses not only…

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    Famine Of 1315 Analysis

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    Famine of 1315 In 1315, England was faced with many difficult hardships one of which was hunger. This was caused by the Famine of 1315, which was a very difficult time where food ran scarce. Animals died because of pest, and swine could not be fed because of prices. Prices of food were high, and had quintupled in price since 1313. Furthermore, the land was completely oppressed. The hunger began in May and lasted until September. The hunger incited when summer rains were extremely heavy, so the…

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    The Hunger Games is based on a dystopian novel by the American writer Suzanne Collins. The novel tackles severe issues such as poverty, starvation, oppression and the effects of war among others. The citizens starvation and the scarcity of resources that they are suffering from, both in and outside the arena, creates an atmosphere of weakness that the main characters try to conquer during their fight of survival. After the novel's success in the market, the film was released in 2012 and was…

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