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    Inside Out is a film that is about one main character, Riley. The film shows us how from the time of Riley’s birth until eleven years of age, how her emotions change as the older she gets. The first emotion that Riley is born with is Joy. Joy is always happy, and looks to the brighter side of anything negative. Next came sadness. Sadness seems to always look down on everything, or finds the negative in everything. Fear was third to arrive. He gave Riley a sense of caution in times of danger and a basically was her sense of reason when it came to doing bad things. Disgust is fourth to make an appearance. She basically helps Riley decide what is gross or not. Anger is the fifth final emotion. He is responsible for Riley’s tantrums, short outbursts and give her a sense of determination. This movie is about how these five senses work together to help Riley in her everyday life. The philosophical theme/issue in this movie is Metaphysics. According to Google.com, Metaphysics is a “branch of philosophy that deals with the first principles of things, including abstract concepts such as being, knowing, substance, cause, identity, time and space”. Metaphysics is shown throughout the movie in Riley’s development through the years. At first, when she is born her emotions are either joy or sadness. As she gets older, fear, disgust and anger come into her field of emotions. Up until the age of eleven, Riley shows one emotion at a time. Either she is Joyful or Sad,…

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    Essay #1 Draft: Close Reading Contrary to popular belief, the stereotypical “real man” who never shows emotion does not reflect mature, developed behavior. It is easy to assume that if one does not show emotion, he/she is not present, and that by suppressing those emotions one can make them “go away.” Plato argues in “Republic,” his seminal work that describes his ideal city, that not only is suppressing the emotions of sadness, humor, or passion essential in a perfect society, but that the…

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    Losing A Loved One Essay

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    How to Heal Death is inevitable. Any creature that is born into this world arrives with an expiration date. It could be as soon as they were born or in a hundred years. Death is a sad and an unwanted event, which almost no one knows how to perfectly cope with. There are numerous remedies to numb oneself from the pain but none that is acceptable for you, physically, mentally or emotionally. People seem to face losing a person with an attitude they obtained from their first experience. With that…

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    All students are excited for breaks from school, but in Seamus Heaney’s case his break was more of a hard blow than a relaxing time. This lyrical poem addresses the reader directly by reaching their emotions. The poem is about an elder brother who was away at school but had to return home in order to attend the funeral of his younger brother who tragically passed away. The poem is written in first person from the viewpoint of Seamus Heaney himself, he focuses on the reactions of his parents…

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    Quebec, after 1965 the Catholic Church experienced a dramatic decline in its authority and its role in Quebec society. The people then abandoned the Catholic Church rapidly, and then transferred their allegiance from the Catholic Church to the Quebec state. This created a political vacuum within Quebec, due to the fact that, in contrast to the previously powerful Catholic Church, the state did not have the infrastructure to deal with the Quebec population 's social and economic needs. In…

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    Debussy's Musical Impressionism "I have no hobbies...They never taught me anything but music." ––Claude Debussy. He brought an entirely new musical style into the public eye; he expressed visual phenomena by appealing to auditory senses; he stepped outside of the grasp of Romanticism, yet still followed its pathways; he paved the road for nearly all modern music to be composed after him; he altered music history. Claude Debussy was nothing if not an absolute master of the art of composition,…

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    the representative impressionism composers. He was born in Paris and trained at the Paris Conservatorie. His musical languages are telling that he pursued to avoid traditional forms; he tried to avoid practice harmony and form. Like to avoid traditional harmony, he gave interesting new approaching for the dissonances which he claimed that dissonances do not need to resolve. He also created and juxtaposed musical images (motives no developed/ parallel motion, etc). His symphonic poem “Nocturnes:…

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    A Good Man is Hard to Find in a Cathedral In works of literature, authors who use various forms of literary tools such as characterization, dialogue, and symbolism to help the readers understand the complexities within the stories. From the authors’ perspective, stories that have every detail and plot laid out for the reader will exemplify a poorly written piece of work. In the story “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver and “A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Conner, the main characters had to…

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    Claude Debussy, born August 22 1862and died at the age of 56 on the 25th of March 1918. He was born in France and is known as a very influential composer of the 19th century going into the 20th century. Debussy started piano lessons when he was 7 and at age 10 he left to go study many musically related things such as: music history, harmony, and composition. Debussy was considered to change music in such a way that no one had ever heard of. He did this through the development of dissonances…

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    The Quiet Revolution was a period of tremendous social and economic change in Quebec society that redefined the role of Quebec and French Canadians within the Confederation of Canada. The underlying belief in Quebec during the Quiet Revolution was that French Canadians played a subordinate role in socio-political and socio-economic matters in Canada and that reform of Quebec society was only attainable through the utilisation of Quebec to drive change. Jean Lesage, the elected Liberal Premier of…

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