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  • Theme Of Light And Darkness In Frankenstein

    there was never any need for food or water while he was being created by Frankenstein. Like a newborn baby, the monster needs to find sustenance to keep himself alive. “I felt tormented by hunger and thirst. This aroused me from my nearly dormant state, and I ate some berries which I found hanging on the trees, or lying on the ground” (24-27). The monster uses berries to satisfy his hunger and the stream to satisfy his thirst. “I gradually saw plainly the clear stream that supplied me with drink” (55-57). These four sensations are the sole things that the monster feels in his first moments: “No distinct ideas occupied my mind; all was confused. I felt light, hunger, and thirst, and darkness” (47-49). Likewise, a newborn baby also feels these same sensations after just being born. Shelley employs direct characterization in order to further enhance the image that the monster is like a baby learning about the world. The monster bluntly describes himself as “a poor, helpless, miserable wretch; I knew, and could distinguish, nothing; but feeling pain invade me on all sides, I sat down and wept” (36-38). Here, the monster acknowledges his own infant-like state tells how he reacts to it. Being born into a new and strange world, he knows nothing about it and feels confused, helpless, and lost. As a result, he breaks down and cries because he cannot cope with the new world around him. Most newborn babies cry after coming out of the womb for the same reason. They have been brought…

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  • Emotion In Newborns

    The purpose of this research study was to record newborns responses to speech both in their native and nonnative languages and see their responses to emotions. They were interested in testing the finding that had been found by previous researchers that infants do not have the capacity to perceive emotion until a few weeks after they are born. The researchers formulated the hypothesis that newborns differentiate between the emotional characteristics of speech and that this phenomenon is based…

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  • 'Alto Do Gruzeiro' And Bom Jesus De Mata?

    The article talks about poor cities in Brazil, Shantytown called “alto do Gruzeiro” (Crucifix Hill), and Bom Jesus de mata. There is a bell that rings each time an infant or a baby dies. Most of these kids die unnamed and during birth but the fortunate babies who do survive will mostly last two or three months. Alto do Gruzeior is one of the three counties in shantytown that has the poorest representation of the third world countries, shantytown has mostly farms, ranches, sugar plantations and…

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  • Newborn Sleep In A Crib Essay

    Can a Newborn Sleep in a Crib? Most new parents have this question that whether their baby will start sleeping in a bassinet or a crib? Newborns spend maximum time in sleeping, and they need their sleeping quarters to be warm and cosy. It is truly a personal preference whether the new parents want their baby to sleep in a bassinet or a crib. Because the next question they face is when to stop using a bassinet? Can a New-born Sleep in a Crib? There are no set rules on where to sleep your newborn.…

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  • The Importance Of Parental Control Over Screening

    In 2013, former United States National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden laid bay that America had become a Dystopia of electronic surveillance and pushed to the forefront the question “does the American Constitution need to be amended to protect privacy rights in the digital age?” Less than a year later Americans are thrust at another crossroad with privacy rights vs. modern scientific medicine and technology by American poet, fiction writer, and journalist Susan Scutti article The…

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  • Essay On Newborn Birthing Plan

    GENITO-URINARY: In female newborns non-purulent discharge is normal. Note any abnormal findings. In male newborns the scrotum should be descended. Make not of scrotal swelling, and check for signs of infection on male newborns that have had a circumcision. Meconium should be passed within first day of birth. MUSCULOSKELETAL: Examine the hands and feet for symmetric movements. The hands and feet should also be examined for abnormalities such polydactyly, syndactyly, club foot, and other…

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  • Analysis Of Newborn Thrown In Trash And Dies

    “Newborn Thrown in Trash and Dies,” written by John Edgar Wideman in 1992 is a rigorous astonishing short story where the narrator starts off by expressing “They say you see your whole life pass in review the instant before you die. How would they know? If you die after the instant replay, you aren’t around to tell anybody anything.” But how can you have your life flash before your eyes if you have never had one to review? Throughout the story because there is nothing to “replay” the author…

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  • Newborns Should Require Informed Consent

    Lucille Roybal-Allard quotes “Newborn screening is a public health intervention that involves a simple blood test used to identify many life-threatening genetic illnesses before any symptoms begin.” Informed consent is permission granted in the knowledge of the possible consequences, typically that which is given by a patient to a doctor for treatment with full knowledge of the possible risks and benefits. Informed consent is needed to protect both parties. The quandary that is faced is that…

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  • Drug Abuse On Newborn Baby Essay

    The issue, in this case, is the adoption of a newborn family member who may have been exposed to the mom’s cocaine use in the uterus. Drug abuse is common among many youths. Cocaine addiction is quite common among women of childbearing age. The cocaine is either smoked or injected into the system. The drug has many health effects of an individual but has the most adverse effects on the newborn babies. To judge whether one should adopt the newborn baby or not, one should first identify the…

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  • Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Essay

    Universal Newborn Hearing Screenings Over 50 years ago, audiologists, educators, parents, and medical personnel recognized and stressed the importance of early identification of hearing loss among infants. The understanding for a need for early identification of a child’s hearing loss has led us to the modern technology and assessment of hearing for newborns, most commonly referred to as the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS). In the United States, as of 2007, over 90% of newborns are…

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