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    Many people have come to believe that Charles Schmid was only slightly narcissistic and egotistical, but not to the point of malignant narcissism. However, this is not the right way to think when it comes to Charles Schmid. Malignant narcissists, unlike normal narcissists, are destructive in nature, and are not afraid to inflict brutality towards others. They also have criminal tendencies. Charles Schmid was destructive in the sense that he murdered three people just for the sake of wanting to…

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    Empathy—the ability to sense the feelings of another person—is a key component of narcissism when used to provide therapy to others, while simultaneously boosting the narcissist’s sense of self-importance (Fine 53). Due to the fact that Arty uses empathy to grow his following, which in turn boosts his sense of self-importance, the conclusion…

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    In Greek mythology we are fronted with a character named Narcissus. He is the son of the river god Cephissus and nymph Liriope, and is known for his unparalleled beauty; a man so handsome that everyone who meets him instantly falls madly in love. Unaware of his allure, Narcissus does not comprehend their infatuation and wishes they would simply leave him alone. As the tale goes, one day Narcissus is strolling through the woods and comes upon a river. When he kneels down to take a sip of water,…

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    2.2 Narcissism in Millennials: The article asserts that the millennials have a strong sense of narcissism. These findings need to be taken with a pinch of salt. Basically, it is more likely to say that their parents boost the narcissism in them in attempt to increase self-esteem. The research shows the children offered praises for a talent, they have not mas-tered or…

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    Focusing once more on the death of his wife, he shows no empathy towards her grim passing. Instead, the loss of his property is consoled with “the loss of his wife;” the narcissism is clear as only Tom and his needs, wants and feelings matter. Walker can’t take a moment to grieve for her, but grieves for himself instead. Tom also doesn’t seem attached to her in the slightest way, common for narcissists, and feels “gratitude…

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    Cather demonstrates that Paul feels paranoid all the time, because he believes people are always watching him. Cather also states how Paul’s father, teachers, and other students feel his insolence towards them, further proving his narcissism. Paranoia and narcissism both control Paul’s way of thinking, to an extent. While Paul sneaks into the house late at night, he wonders, “Suppose his father had heard him getting in at the window, and come down and shot him for a burglar?” (Cather 7). Paul’s…

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    Donald Trump shows many characteristics that resemble a narcissist. But is he a narcissist or someone with a narcissistic personality disorder? A narcissist is someone who is in love with him or her self. A person with narcissistic personality disorder is “conceited, boastful, or pretentious.” They view other people as inferior to them and treat them accordingly. Those with narcissistic personality disorder desire the best of the best, for instance; an extravagant vehicle or a prestigious home…

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    Social Media vs. Social You: Do you have hands to hold, or keys to click? Over the past decade, our dependence on social media has actually decreased our social skills. Social media is glorified for all the neat features that it might offer, but people often do not see the negative affects it has. We often use social media to highlight the important parts of our lives or make it seem we live an idyllic life. While we are so drawn to social media we are missing out on key parts of our lives.…

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    Edgar Allan Poe, responsible for many of the most renowned works of poetry and short fiction, often includes a “psychological intensity” in his writing that has created interest in the interaction between psychology and literature (“Edgar Allan Poe”). One of his best-known works, “The Tell-Tale Heart,” is a good example of this interaction, showcasing Poe’s interpretation of psychological fiction and the genre of horror. In the story, the narrator recounts his tale of the killing of his…

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    Narcissism is when a person makes everything about them, and has a constant need for glorification. A narcissist always thinks that they have the answer and refuse to take help or advice from anyone else. Now this can be clear to see as a problem in everyday…

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