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    foils to demonstrate Edna’s evolution in the novel. In a time where women are expected to be subordinate, Edna defies the standards and her oppressive husband. Two polar characters, Adèle Ratignolle and Mademoiselle Reisz, exemplify compliance and individualism. These women act as foils and provide references to the reader in understanding Edna’s awakening of herself and society. Additionally, Robert and Alcée represent Edna’s views of relationships, or love and lust respectively. On one hand,…

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    The Common Good theory, is a theory on groups and individuals based on Aristotle’s principles. It states that the highest good can be achieved when people work together to obtain a certain goal. It is defined as, “a good proper to, and attainable only by the community, yet individually shared by its members” (Dupre, 687). These goods can be material possessions or abstract resources such as honor, security, or any other thing that people have to share. Aristotle states that the scarcity of these…

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    and the right to thought. Henry Drummond’s fairness, empathy, and wisdom emphasizes standing up for one’s beliefs in the Cates v. State trial. Drummond’s fairness gives the impression of himself being a reliable resource, making his message of individualism more easily perceived. Drummond tries to communicate his right to…

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    In the article by Bhullar, Schutte, and Malouff research was done to determine if cross-cultures individualistic and collectivistic differences influence psychological processes. They tried to see the contrasting results of culture tendencies on different psychological phenomena. Psychological process is the contribution of sensation, perception, attention, learning, and memory and how they influence the mind and human behavior. The psychological process or phenomena in this article is emotional…

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    Adelphi 6 Case Study

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    Adelphi 6 has agreed upon a few assumptions to aid us in framing, and appropriately limiting, our research and this presentation to make it most effective. First, given that Ghana has been selected as the ideal country to start our global expansion, it is our assumption that the company, Adelphi 6, has some generic knowledge of the intricacies of doing business there. This is due to the fact that it takes a great deal of time and resources to further determine the feasibility. Additionally, it…

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    not seek the praise that these men sought. He should be more modest when it comes to his military exploits or he will not be remembered as a gentleman. This aspect of Castiglione’s courtier is definitely looked at different as the progression of individualism comes to light. The days of fighting for glory and honor have long passed. Great military commander from more modern times fight for their own personal advance more so than for the honor of a gentleman. Honor in battle during ancient times…

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    think it be evidence, John. I am an official of the court, i cannot keep it,” (1140). Puritans were not yet becoming of individualism or doing anything separate from the pack and instead saw it as a sin or crime. Cheever states Proctor’s rebellious tendencies and shares them to ruin Proctor’s credibility. Puritans interpreted life through god and satan while also seeing individualism as a…

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    Class Bound Values

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    When a counselor in power only believes in the Western ideology of individualism and that everyone can just “pull themselves up by their own bootstraps, he/she demeans the value and the Eastern culture of collectivism. I myself had to process the fact that I believed that independence and individuality was the ideal and I lessened…

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    Suicide Rates

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    Suicide is frequently believed to be an individual act, however, Emile Durkheim proposes it as a social fact that is dictated by society. Suicide is higher for men than women, single versus married, times of peace over war, and Protestants more so than Catholics and Jews. Such examples indicate that genetics are not the sole role for suicide and these differences between demographics are caused by society. Abrupt changes in economic activity are another factor in suicide rates, and,…

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    discrete from each other but are differentiated with the former concerning itself with political economy and macroeconomic policy including the notion of privatisation and welfare reform agendas, whilst the later concerns itself with the notion of individualism and market competitiveness through technologies influencing the thinking around self and governmentality (Ganti 2014). Additionally the sites and agents of neoliberalism allow us to identify the players, whether structurally or…

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