Jacques de Lamberville

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  • Kateri Tekakwitha Research Paper

    Tekakwitha’s life changed Figure 1. Painting of Kateri Tekakwitha clutching a cross (“Tekakwitha Kateri”). beyond return the day Jacques de Lamberville dipped her head under water while making the sign of the cross (Bowden). Following Tekakwitha’s Baptism, she slept on a bed of thorns, constantly fasted, arranged for a flagellation, stood in the snow for hours praying the rosary and whipped herself with reeds until her back bled in atonement for her sins (“Kateri Tekakwitha”). In her debilitated state, Tekakwitha made the trip up to Montreal, where she took the vow of chastity and became a nun (see figure 2) (“Kateri Tekakwitha”). “The priests advised that she should wait Figure 2. Painting of Kateri Tekakwitha dressed in her veil…

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  • Book Analysis: Alone Together By Sherry Turkle

    The Review of the book Alone Together by Sherry Turkle In her book Alone Together, Sherry Turkle considers the issue of the relationships between people and technologies that has become critical nowadays. According to the author, the new “smart” technologies were perceived as the second intelligence that provided the opportunity to its users to estimate the trait of their minds and determine their “selves” through conversation with machines. However recently this attitude has significantly…

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  • Laura Mulvey's Visual Pleasure And Narrative Cinema

    Laura Mulvey is the author of “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”. Where she uses psychoanalytic theories of Freud and Lacan, to critique Hollywood films. A very big argument that she pursues is Freud’s concept of “Scopophilia”. Which is defined as obtaining a sense of pleasure from observing someone else. Freud compares this to a form of sexual domination. Observing someone without their knowledge, is like possessing a kind of mastery over them. Mulvey takes this concept and compares is to…

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  • Definition Of Ideology Essay

    to group colors with similar colors, and to group shapes with similar shapes, so why would we think it would be any different when it comes to grouping people together? Although when using stereotypes in society today does lead to judging, as it is usually used in a wrong manner, but it does not mean that it should be totally disregarded when we are figuring things out with limited information given. Next I will be discussing how propaganda and ideology are both very different from each other.…

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  • Similarities Between The Lottery And The Cask Of Amontillado

    Analysis of “The Lottery” and “The Cask of Amontillado” Psychoanalytic theory is based on Freud’s idea that we can realise what does person’s thinks and feels if we look at what he or she perceives in his mind (Psychoanalytic Criticism (1930's-present)). Moreover, it follows that by analysing one of the author’s characters we are really analysing the author itself. We do not need to believe this as a whole. We believe based on experience and on some Psychological theories, that the main…

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  • Theme Of Ambiguity In Henry James The Turn Of The Screw

    In Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw, the reader is pulled in two directions as he or she must decide for himself or herself if the ghosts are simply projections of the governess’ unconscious or if they are truly haunting both Miles and Flora. These two differing viewpoints are a direct result of James’ use of ambiguity of the text. James’ story then changes from a simple ghost story about a governess, two ghosts, and two children to a story filled with ambiguity and questions, which contribute…

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  • Mirror Stage

    Unconscious 1.Instincts are part of our unconscious mind. 2. Language and its structure also exist in the mind, but is a conscious part of an individual’s mental development. a. The ability to use language is stored in the mind. b. Humans learn to acquire language from birth and the language that they acquire is based on the cultural structure in which they live. c. Language structures are what separates humans from other living creatures. d. Language and its uses have evolved…

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  • Summary Of Ramsden's Opinions In Place Of Conclusions

    the archaeological record to provide the answers regarding the past. He highly relies on the archaeological record (ceramic styles, design) to determine information on identity, politics and interrelationships between the St. Lawrence Iroquoians and Huron-Wendat people. Opinions in Place of Conclusions: These are unsupported assertions which Gibbon (2014) suggests are opinions. Therefore, the following are opinions asserted in place of conclusions: ¬ Ramsden (2016:6) suggests that his…

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  • Indian Scalping History

    Racial tension has dominated conceptions of scalping as “the traditional wisdom of American history asserts that the ‘savage’ Indians scalped ‘civilized’ whites in their resistance to the ‘taming’ of the continent.” In the twentieth century, this racialized understanding was rebuked as a fundamental distortion of Indian history. Attempts to “de-racialize” scalping allowed for a series of new and troubling misrepresentations of the practice’s role in early America to emerge. By far the most…

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  • Powder Short Story Summary

    Powder In the short story “Powder”, the theme love is portrayed the most through deep connections between father and son. These two characters alone express bond that love can create between families. A father and son begin to drive through the snow storm until they are stopped at a road block by an officer. Love is first shown when the father stops to tell the son that they have to make it back in time for dinner so that the mom won’t feel let down once again as she has been lately. This is…

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