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    Cultural Context Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” is good representation of the culture of the 1960’s. The 1960’s was a changing time in American culture. The 60’s were radically different from the decades before it. The 60’s were a time when people started to change social norms and people really started to go against authority. The reader sees elements of this in the story. The story describes Connie as pretty and someone who looks one way at home and another way away from home. Connie’s looks and fashion show how the style of the 60’s was different from the time before it. Her mother often citizens Connie for her looks. Connie resents her mother for this and she rebels against her family. She does not wont to spend time with her family and she seems to resent her sister and she has no real relationship with her father in the story. Connie’s rebellious attitude towards her family was common in 1960’s culture. Then there is the character of Arnold Friend. Arnold comes across to the reader as a bad guy. It is unknown what he wants to do, but it is implied he might rape and or kill Connie. Arnold represent another part of 60’s culture. Witch would be the rise of serial killers and the growing danger in society. “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” showcases the culture of the 1960’s The story shows how society became more rebellious and dangerous as well as less conservative. One of the many factors of1960’s culture…

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    men’s work from the home, and the increased reliance on child care manuals in the 20th century, women became responsible for the moral and physical upbringing of their children. This newfound power, however, came at a price and impacted mothers’ experience of childrearing. Women were supposed to be constantly calm, happy, and loving and had to reject their maternal instincts for those of the experts; they had to be the “perfect mother”. As the mother tried to force herself into the glass mold of…

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    The predominant theme of the novel is the destructive effects of revenge and resentment, Bronte utilizes the characterization of Heathcliff and Hindley to develop the theme. The overall effect of such intense and comprehensive characterization is that it emphasizes the caustic consequences of passionate and cruel revenge. Bronte first introduces the theme through the characterization of Hindley and his abusive behavior towards Heathcliff. Not only does his acts of violence against…

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    In the case of this novel, it is the incident in which the “castle” is destroyed. The villagers, who discussed their bitter feelings towards the Blackwoods in the first chapter of the book, said in mocking tones “‘nice land to farm. Man could get rich, farming the Blackwood land. If he had a million years and three heads, and didn’t care what grew, a man could get rich. Keep their lands pretty well locked up, the Blackwoods do...Never can tell what’ll grow on Blackwood land’” (14 Jackson). This…

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    David Mcclean's Analysis

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    sun beating down feels so real and it is almost as if you could touch the animals. After much consideration Lydia and George decide to shut off the playroom for a little while. Finally, after letting their kids do anything they want George and Lydia decide it's time to lay down the law. This causes much mayhem because the kids love the playroom so much that when their parents shut it off for just a little while the children start resenting their parents immediately. As it says in Bradbury's…

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    Chapter 1 Reflection

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    “We are connected human beings who must balance out need for personal autonomy with our need for interdependence. We can no longer live by the myth that somewhere out there is a place where we can be completely independent and do what we wish.” (pg. 35) 2. I want to be independent in my life because I feel that I’m a grown up and should be able to live on my own. But I’m finding that I can’t afford to live by myself right after college because I don’t have a steady job to rely on. I have much…

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    understood in light of her Hedda would be very difficult for an actor to capture because of her extremely complicated persona. She is so cold and calculated with the people around her and so detached from real emotion that an actor may struggle to embrace or even understand who she is. Any emotion she shows is more than likely illegitimate because she is just trying to manipulate the people around her. Until the very end of the play Hedda has a complete lack of emotion and this lack of true…

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    spend as much time at my grandmother’s house as possible. I hated being with my mom. I prayed for someone to rescue me. Where was Children and Family Services when I needed them? Going to school was the absolute worst. The children constantly ridiculed me for my “thrift store” clothing. Honestly, my wardrobe was horrible. It consisted of clothing from the ‘60’s that my mom got from the thrift store. Every school day was the same, I went to school, was made fun of and bullied. It was a…

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    The Resentment Machines

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    Furthermore, people are still getting these items due to ads. Even though they are not able to afford such items, the buyer will figure a way to get this product. They notice that others are getting the product and are satisfied. Fredrik deBoer who wrote The Resentment Machine: The Immiseration of the Digital Creative Class states, “Contemporary strivers lack the tools with which people in the past have differentiated themselves from their peers” (84). Meaning that people are wanting certain…

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    playwright Arthur Miller conveys the motif of resentment in the Puritan community of Salem. The motif of resentment is fueled by the Puritan’s strict ideas of morality, the organization of society and the ¨dark side¨ of human behavior. The Puritan’s strict ideas of morality led to complete hatred and resentment if one was accused of wrongdoing. Going to church on Sundays, resting or plowing on the Sabbath, and following the 10 Commandments were three rules followed in the Puritan community by…

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