Ivan Bunin

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  • Ethical Research Practices: Pavlov's Conditioning Experiment

    In addition, the animals involved in research has to be of scientific benefit. Pavlov’s Conditioning Experiment. Pavlovian conditioning (classical conditioning) was discovered accidentally by a Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov, who was studying the salivation in dogs in response to being fed. He noticed this when he entered the room with his dog and his dog would begin to salivate. In behaviourist terms: Unconditioned Stimulus (food) > Unconditioned Response (salivate)…

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  • Comparing Classical Conditioning In The US And The US

    There are two behavioral phenomena being studied in this research. The first phenomenon is Classical conditioning with inhibitory conditioning. Classical conditioning is a process in which a previous stimulus that does not elicit certain response is associated with a second stimulus that does: as a result, the first neutral stimulus comes to elicit a response. The procedure of classical conditioning involves the unconditioned stimulus (US), the unconditioned response (UR), the conditioned…

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  • Analysis Of Leo Tolstoy's The Death Of Ivan Ilyich

    Leo Tolstoy wrote: The Death of Ivan Ilyich in 1886 to show his view of how life should be, how we all should live, and what actually matter most at the end of everything. According to Tolstoy, there are 2 ways to live life; one is by outer appearance which are propriety, decorum, and standards of conduct, and second, inner appearances, and spiritual life which are “the real thing” that makes one’s life worthwhile. Insincere life style is the first way human can choose to live and it is shown…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Lottery Ticket And The Gift Of The Magi

    To his surprise, the series matches, but instead of checking the ticket number, they begin to fantasize the grandeur of possibly winning. Eventually however, their dreams and thoughts of each other, turn dark. With the intention of spiting his wife, Ivan finally checks the true ticket number, and to their disappointment, it doesn 't match. Crushed, they go back to their lives, but after dreaming of such lavishness, they no longer find the same contentment they once did. While, "The Gift of the…

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  • The Role Of Religion In Leo Tolstoy's The Death Of Ivan Ilych

    unfulfilling jobs, Tolstoy struggled with finding a purpose for his existence and began to put his faith into religious outlets. Ivan Ilych, the main character of his story The Death of Ivan Ilych, shows a struggle very similar to this. I believe that this novel is a reflection of the pursuit in which Tolstoy sought to find life fulfilling work, as well as a purpose for living. Ivan Ilych is first introduced through…

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  • Machiavellian Ruler: Ivan The Terrible

    Ruler, Ivan the Terrible Ivan Vasilyevich, Ivan IV, was a Machiavellian ruler called to the throne at the age of three after his father’s death; however, his mother, Yelena Glinskaya, ruled as a surrogate until her death in 1538. Later on, Ivan IV was crowned as Russia’s ruler on January 16, 1547 (Andryev). Later, during the constructive period of Ivan’s reign, he issued many reforms involving self-government, taxes, and religion (“Ivan the Terrible”). After this seemingly calm time, Ivan IV’s…

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  • Father Returning Home Poem

    Dilip Chitre creates a stark impression of the isolation of old age in his poem ‘Father Returning Home’ by showing his fathers’ estrangement from society and his own family. Chitre conveys this isolation by using literary devices such as similes and repetition, and addressing themes such as modernity vs tradition. The poem begins when a father is waiting outside for a train which will take him home. We know this as it says ‘My father travels on the late evening train’. Already by labelling the…

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  • Rosalisa De Castro Analysis

    fatality not only through Ivan, but also his collaborators, exposing the certainty that death can come upon anyone at any moment in time. His alleged “friends” are not so much distraught concerning his death, yet pleased it wasn’t them. Even felt a restrained paroxysm of apprehension for having to attribute time from their daily lives for obligatory sympathetic gestures to his widow. “Each one thought or felt, “Well he’s dead but I’m alive!” But the more intimate of Ivan Ilyich’s acquaintance’s,…

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  • The Death Of Ivan Ilyich Summary

    Death of Ivan Ilyich begins. The revelation that Ivan Ilyich has died was met with dismay and shock for all of the wrong reasons. Colleagues and “friends” became concerned for his death not because of the loss of his life, but for the inconveniences and changes it would cause for them. The lack of sincerity surrounding Ivan became very clear in the opening scenes of the story, and we quickly start to realize that Ivan lived a “false” life. Instead of living his own life sincerely, Ivan was more…

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  • Symbolism In The Death Of Ivan Ilyich By Leo Tolstoy

    afraid of that sack, yet wanted to fall through” (99). The Death of Ivan Ilyich, by Leo Tolstoy, is the story of a man who cares for nothing but worldly achievements and self-seeking happiness. Completely engrossed in his career, Ivan gives no thought to his spiritual life, and, as a result, the idea of death never crosses his mind—until death knocks on his door. When death stares Ivan in the face and laughs at his helplessness , Ivan can do nothing but pity himself, seeing no escape from the…

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