Ivan Turgenev

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  • Comparing Crime And Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    explore the subject in his writing. Also in the novel, the main character had written an article about normal people and gifted people, who are above the law. The main character thinks he is above the law and he has the right to commit immoral acts because he is pursuing greatness, and that could be another parallel to the tsar because of his leadership position and his comfort with breaching moral code (when he was about to execute innocent philosophers and intellectuals, and when he stifled harmless literature study). Because of Dostoyevsky's arrest and time spent in labor camp, this novel was written and I think part of it is because he wanted to understand Nicholas I's point of view by writing in a similar one. Shishkin's oil portrait Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy (1880) shows the progression to a more modern time with the use of photorealism vs. the popular impressionist style of recent years. It was also part of an art exhibition in Russia that spread social reform throughout the country, this was the beginning of a revolutionary movement which reflects Russia's move to the modern world as well. Despite the restriction of art exhibitions to Saint Petersburg, this exhibition traveled throughout the country to allow peasants to appreciate the art. They used the exhibition to start changing their country and help citizens realize they needed a change. It brought about the sharing of art to different places and challenged exclusivity problems by bringing it to as many…

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  • Turgenev's Criticism Of Bazarov By Turgenev

    There is no doubt that Turgenev had reformist tendencies; he moved amid the circles of the Russian intelligentsia (Freeborn 1994, 39), which would have in turn born some influence on him. Since the 1860s, however, Turgenev’s work has met with criticism revolving around ideology versus poeticism, and at the center of this argument is Bazarov. In regard to this controversial character, Turgenev said, ‘in the main character, Bazarov, there lay the figure of a young provincial doctor that struck me’…

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  • Three Second Memory Essay

    A Three Second Memory? There is a common belief that fish only have a three second memory and that they cannot be trained to compete tricks, and this may be caused by the short lifespan of some species of fish, making testing for long term memory difficult (Reebs, 2008, p.1). Moreover, many assume that goldfish do not have a memory since goldfish always seem like they are hungry, since they are always seen foraging for food. However, as a long time goldfish owner, I have witnessed my goldfish…

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  • Pavlov Contributions

    There are many more things that make up Pavlov’s contribution to psychology, including other psychologists that we would not even know about without Pavlov. This topic fits into this class because the entire section of 3.2 is about Pavlov. I am hoping that this will bring up some new information about Ivan Pavlov that we are not usually taught about. I want to talk about his life leading up to the point that we have all gotten to know him from; Pavlov lived a very unique life. I want to talk…

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  • Reflection On Behavior Modification

    After receiving this assignment, the behavior that I knew I needed to change was my sleeping habits. Usually at night, I will stay up until 4 in the morning because I am either doing homework or messing around with my friends. Since I have to wake up at 8 in the morning for my classes, I only receive about 4 hours of sleep a night. This causes me to take a lot of naps during the day to make up for the missed hours. My roommate always complains that I need to stop sleeping during the day because…

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  • Edo Khn How Dogs Dream Analysis

    In Eduardo Kohn’s “How Dogs Dream”, Kohn delves into the life of the Upper Amazonian Runa and attempts to analyze dogs’ dreams by understanding the relationship of the Runa with other lifeforms. Unlike previous frameworks of anthropology, Kohn focuses not only on “the human” and their interpretation of their culture, but Kohn studies the interactions between humans and the nonhuman selves of the Amazon. The core mission of anthropology seeks to understand the differences of language, culture,…

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  • Essay On Appropriate Classroom Behavior

    (Psychology, a Journey, 2014). Operant conditioning can be used in the form of discipline for students. Discipline is important for children to develop and succeed. Discipline is usually thought of as being negative but that is not always true. Skinners theory operant conditioning uses both positive and negative reinforcement to discourage unwanted behavior. It is also used to reinforce appropriate behavior. Because every action has a consequence, when the consequence is positive, the…

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  • What Constitutes Effective Practice In Secondary (KS4 Mathematics Teaching Case Study

    What constitutes effective practice in Secondary (KS3/KS4) Mathematics teaching? “It is noble to teach oneself; it is still nobler to teach others.” -- Mark Twain “Mathematics is a more powerful instrument of knowledge than any other that has been bequeathed to us by human agency.” -- René Descartes Introduction In the ‘good old days’ the emphasis was on “the three Rs: reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic”.x More recent developments have emphasized the core of literacy (“the ability to read,…

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  • Outline And Evaluate One Learning Approach

    Outline and evaluate one learning approach One learning approach in psychology is the behaviourist approach. The main assumptions of behaviourism are that behaviour is a response to a stimulus and that what we do is determined by environment. Behaviourists also assume that learning processes are common to all species – meaning that there is little difference between humans and animals as well as believing that all complex behaviour is the result of learning through interaction and that people…

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  • Analysis Of Greed

    Every movie has multiple techniques that coordinate with each other in order to bring the meaning of it all together. The movie Creed, directed by Ryan Coogler, is one that uses these techniques quite nicely in order to show the determination of the main character, Adonis Johnson. From the very beginning of the film a big technique that stands out is narrative, which provides the structure of the movie. It begins with an extremely noticeable motif of Adonis Johnson at a juvenile detention,…

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