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  • The Theme Of White Imperialism In The Shining By Stephen King

    Novelist Stephen King centered on the theme of supremacy characteristic of white males over western native peoples masterfully in his book, The Shining. As a country yearning for new land, a young America stretched its borders into the West. While colonizing, white males believed that they were superior to the native peoples inhabiting the territory, and slaughtered hundreds of them to take over their lands. It’s been believed since those turbulent times in the colonial days of the United States that Native American burial grounds have the capability to kill those who stumble across them due to antiquated native rituals. A similar idea was represented by King, who described a modern middle-class family by the name of Torrance that moved West to Colorado from Vermont for new employment opportunities at the Overlook Hotel (King, The Shining: pg. 7, par. 1, & pg. 17, par. 6). In this way, the Torrances acted as the expansionary whites, and the Hotel is representative of the soon-to-be-conquered Native American civilizations, since the Overlook is a building located in the North American West, where many natives died defending their lands several years prior (King, The Shining: pg. 1, par. 1, pg. 7, par. 1, & pg. 17, par. 6). Once at the Overlook, Danny, Jack Torrance’s son, experiences grotesque sightings in the west wing of the building, part of which is called the Presidential Suite, such as his viewing of brain particles in a murder that had occurred many years ago…

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  • Laurence Passmore's Therapy

    In “Therapy” by David Lodge, Laurence Passmore, a middle-aged man narrates his experiences with therapy and his divorce. Laurence is a mediocre writer and the creator of a show called “The People Next Door,” who goes to cognitive behaviour therapy, physiotherapy, aromatherapy and acupuncture. Laurence has a habit of looking up words he says to “compensate for [his] lousy education,” (Lodge 33) but the words he looks up are not random; they are his subconscious way of putting his cognitive…

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  • Essay On Native American Mental Health

    medical therapies as well as fulfilling the cultural needs of Native Americans. Historical trauma is the accumulation of emotional and psychological wounding that has occurred to a specific population over many generations. In understanding mental health, it is important to know what types of historical trauma the client may have undergone. Some historical traumas have occurred transportation issues due to relocation onto reservations in areas that are less than desirable locations. Native…

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  • Jim Crow Laws In America

    However Wilson wanted to keep the treaty and some legislatures opposed the acceptance. Example of one who opposed the paris treaty was Senator Henry Cabot Lodge his overall claim was “Mankind suddenly virtuous by a statute or written constitution, “ basically saying that people were not ready to accept coherency with good heart no matter if its instituted by a written document. for it was wilson who assured the nation that joining the League of Nations would prevent war simply because a…

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  • Wilson's Reforms

    As such the only one of the points he could negotiate was the creation of the League of Nations which would enforce the new world order that he had not been successful in getting anyone to agree to. The treaty, as it was created put heavy restrictions on the German people, forcing them to give up their colonies, taking their territory, and forcing them to pay $35 billion in reparations after admitting total guilt in the war. It did not open the seas, allow self-determination for colonies, or…

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