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    successful one.”(p49) however, some critics argue that it could be viewed as an artistic failure. This is the story of one person, Korotkov, whose life is changed by new bureaucratic foundations. It can be viewed both ways as a failure and as an excellent work. This essay looks at is as being an excellent work, the magic way Bulgakov manages in a few pages to express the absurdity of a new system, the disregard towards the new soviet man. The narrative voice of this story is not distinct; however it focuses more on the action and the pace instead of Korotkov itself. The essay fixates on psychological disorientation which is the impaired ability to identify yourself in relation to time, place and other aspects of your surroundings; it is a mental confusion or impaired awareness towards everything. It also analyses the depiction of psychological disorientation, which results from the revolutionary shake-up of bureaucratic foundations, regarding Korotkov’s impaired ability to identify himself as in his personality, people, and aspects of surroundings as in time and space. A. Colin Wright came to the conclusion that: “[l]oss of his position is for Korotkov the equivalent of loss of his entire personality”. (p52) This is a statement that applies for this whole story and where the absurdity, disorientation and madness start. The reason why the main character lost the job is because of the change in the system, as a result of getting paid by matches, misunderstanding and the…

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    Relationshipis the bondage in which the Indian society prevails. Githa Hariharan being an Indian women writer has written many novels and short stories. In all her novels she deals with the theme of social, political issues. She also deals with problems faced by women in Indian society. One another theme is relationship. In all her novels, she deals with some kind of relationship. In the novel The Ghosts of Vasu Master Hariharan deals with the relationship between a teacher and a student. She…

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    “In essence, suicide terrorism is an extreme form of what Thomas Schelling (1966) calls "the rationality of irrationality," in which an act that is irrational for individual attackers is meant to demonstrate credibility to a democratic audience that still more and greater attacks are sure to come.” So if there were no incidents of suicide terrorism between the quoted decades, how Thomas Schelling was was able to bring and redefine the issue of suicide bombing. This is a false argument that is…

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    sickened, connecting to possibly why they feel dead inside. This connection and confusion of feelings can bring fear of the event and lost all trust in some or almost all of the people around that victim’s life, scarring and damaging their lives and ‘insides’ forever. While those lines can be read as PTSD from rape, the lines, “There’s nothing in my dreams”, and, “Just some ugly memories” (Iggy & the stooges), are stated as if the person's life or memories are all negative in some way and their…

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    Because of her uncertainty of what to do with Dawson I also found at times that Dawson was confused as to how Amanda actually felt about him. A clear state of confusion demonstrated in this quote: "He still loved her, she was certain of that now, and the realization was intoxicating. She knew it was wrong, and she tried to force the feeling away, but Dawson and their past had taken root once more, and she could no longer deny the simple truth that for the first time in years, she'd felt like…

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    protecting me from fear.” Ch.16 (pg. 114 Taylor) The change of character from the beginning of being fearful to now being determined shows how the actions of Phillip changed throughout the novel. Philip demonstrates contentment after experiencing the confusion of what had happened on the island as evidence in the novel shows when he returns to Curacao and continues life as normal. At the beginning of the novel Phillip was often confused on why certain things were happening. He states, “For a…

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    day before. Surely nothing like that happened without her knowing about it… When all of the children were huddled together and the few Yellers that were there were looking around at all of them with confusion as to what was happening as well, Blur knew that something was out of the ordinary, and that something was out of the knowledge of anyone except for what was causing it. The Yeller paused for a second before speaking, as if he didn’t know what he didn’t know what he was supposed to say or…

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    The classification system of mental disorders can affect the study of mental illnesses because each mental disorder is categorized differently, leading patients to receive different diagnoses. Two widely enacted systems for classifying mental disorders are Chapter V of the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10) produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) produced by the American Psychiatric Association. These…

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    General Difference Between Successful and Unsuccessful Mental Disorder Defense Despite many characteristics mentioned in the above, the fact that most individuals found NCRMD have had previous contact with the psychiatric system or history records with the criminal justice system are very interesting to acknowledge. When compared with individuals with successful the NCRMD defense and unsuccessful NCRMD defense, individuals with NCRMD found more involvement with the psychiatric…

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    Mental illnesses are naturally given disorders that affect an individual’s life to think, feel, act, and relate within the standard norms of society. 1 out of 4 American Adults are diagnosed with a mental disorder each year. “About 17 Million Americans suffer from the severe mental illness everyday of their life” (“Mental Illness”). There goes to show that mental illnesses are a huge deal in America. It isn’t just a disorder, it’s a way of life for people with mental disorders in the U.S., and…

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