Jane Elliott

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  • Jane Elliott: Documentary Analysis

    issues surounding the process that Jane Elliott used to conduct her classroom experience. She was creating emotional abuse and trauma to her students by making them feel inferior to the other students in the room and telling them they were not as smart and that they were not good at anything. She degraded, rejected, humiliated and isolated certain groups of children and you could see the emotional abuse written all over their faces when they were in the "discriminated" test group. Emotional abuse of a child can result in serious emotional or behavioral issues, such as depression, detachment or emotional bond to their fellow students or teacher. Emotional abuse can also delay learning abilities and children…

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  • Analysis Of Racism By Jane Elliott

    Jane Elliott left a powerful message in her experiment of understanding racism. By segregating individuals by eye color, she was able to prove a point that would change the lives of the individuals participating in the study as well as anyone who would watch it. I believe that racism is a major problem in this country and with small steps, like Jane Elliott’s, racism could be eradicated from our world. Although I have never believed to being racist, Elliott changed the way that I understand…

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  • Jane Elliott Case Study

    On 5th April 1968 Jane Elliott conducted a classroom exercise with the objective to experience discrimination and hence curb racism. To get learning points from the assassination of Martin Luther King, she asked her 9-year-old students whether they wanted to participate in an exercise where they would judge each other by their eye colour and they consented. The brown eyed students were told that they were better and smarter than their blue eyed counterparts. Jane Elliott supported her pitch by…

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  • I Ve Been To The Mountain Top Analysis

    Jane Elliot is an anti-racism activist, “in the human rights revolution, if something isn 't done, and done in a hurry, to bring the colored peoples of the world out of their long years of poverty, their long years of hurt and neglect, the whole world is doomed”. This is a line from Martin Luther King, Jr’s last speech, “I’ve been to the mountain top”. Jane Elliot didn’t become ‘the’ Jane Elliot until Martin Luther King, Jr was assonated at the end of this exact speech. Jane took ownership of…

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  • Analysis Of The Little Prisoner By Jane Elliott

    The Little Prisoner by Jane Elliott This book was a powerful if not over powering story of a child whose step father abused her on every level of abuse; physical, mental, sexual, and emotional. The author of this book Jane, a pseudonym for the actual child, made the book come full circle. It started in the court room and was brought back to that pivotal moment when she is forced to face her attacker as an adult. It shows the reader the reaction of someone who clearly has no understanding the…

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  • Why Commitment Is Important

    When you make a commitment, especially one to yourself, you begin to strengthen your mind in ways that opens new possibility. Without cutting corners, no excuses, and no games. Once you look at the overall picture of what you seek to achieve within your life, you gain what is called “tunnel vision” which, nothing seems to be impossible. However, if your focus is on getting through the day, and thinking about what’s for dinner, just passing this semester only in college, or getting any job then…

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  • Sleepers Movie Analysis

    Ethical decisions may not always be the right decision according to law but they can be right according to the circumstances. Ethics is a set of moral principles, especially ones relating to or affirming a specified group, field, or form of conduct. We are all faced with ethical decisions in our life at some point. We have to determine whether or not the choices we make are worth the compromise of our values. At the beginning of every priests career they take a vow of obedience, celibacy, and…

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  • Rationalization Interview Essay

    I have conducted an interview with a sixty-two-year-old nurse to develop a better understanding of non-sharable problems and of rationalization. I was surprised with the understanding of these terms my interviewee had without really hearing the terms used often in her life. She told me of encounters she has had personally with rationalization and non-sharable problems, and she also told me of stories of co-workers and friends who faced similar issues. The main thing I took away from the…

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  • Eminem Legacy Analysis

    “Legacy” by Eminem “Legacy” is a very elaborate song written by popular artist Marshall Bruce Mathers III, more known by Eminem. The song is mainly about his struggles as a child to be happy and succeed. He was not a very popular kid, so he didn’t have very many friends, and at the same time he was bullied. All of these factors made his childhood a complete and utter “Hell” for him. But as the song progresses he gets older, and grows more confidence. Overall this song is a great representation…

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  • Diversity In Business

    Diversity is an important trait in a business or your life in general. There are very many reasons as to why this is a true statement. Diversity is a range ofor different things or a variety. It could be a very beneficial trait to have but could also be very hard to find that trait, especially when you live in the same environment for a long period of time. There are a few ways to explore and find this part of you, but many cannot. Diversity is the key to creativity. What does diversity mean to…

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