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    Giver Adaptation Theory

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    The Giver & Adaptation Theory After reading The Giver and watching the 2014 film in class, I have noticed lots of differences and similarities among the two. Most of the movie is correct but at the same time, they made some slight changes from the director’s perspective. I will apply Linda Hutcheon’s Adaptation Theory to analyze the choices that the director made in the movie that is different from the book. The first thing I would talk about is the main character Jonas, exactly like the book,

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    One of the most recognized fairytales is “Little Red Riding Hood”. In the Aarne- Thompson Folktale Types and Motifs Index LRRH falls into the tale tile of an AT 333 Red Riding Hood (AT12). Within the story of LRRH, there are two characters that are present in each telling of the tale; LRRH and the wolf. These two characters contrast each other. Whereas the wolf is a wicked, greedy, predator (including sexually), Little Red is innocent (sexually) and depending on the version she is either cunning

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    “The Dominant Primordial Beast” “Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself” (Chinese Proverb). In The Call of the Wild, others give Buck the knowledge of how to survive in the wild, but Buck learns to master the wild on his own. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London, is a story about a dog named Buck who goes from a pampered house dog to a primitive wolflike beast who belongs and thrives in the wild. Buck starts out at Santa Cruz, living a luxurious and aristocratic life. The gardener

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    Diction Of Macbeth

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    power, the same appetite that led to his demise. There have been many adaptations of this acclaimed play and my group’s own adaptation has added to the list. Essentially, for my group’s Macbeth scene adaptation, we decided to focus on changing the diction, setting, and characters of the original play. Diction is important in a piece of writing because it determines how the audience will interpret it. For our Macbeth adaptation we made the decision to greatly change the diction. The change in diction

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    Norman Rockwell is one of america's most famous painter, he grew in popularity because his painting showed descriptive details about american culture. They were so popular because their meaning were relevant even now. One painting “Saying Grace” caught my eye, it showed the very real problem that America is having with allowing being free to practice their own religion. The picture at first glance is of a mother and child praying in a busy cafe. After taking a deeper look at the photo, you will

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    Professional Nursing Practice. Nursing theory is a set of thoughts, connections, and expectations technologically advanced from other nursing approaches and disciplines to define, forecast and illuminate a particular occurrence. Nursing theories predominantly are based on relevant developments and different strategies. The theory under analysis here is the Developmental theory which summaries the development and growth of humans in an orderly manner from conception to death (Masters 2010). Nurses

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    Dorothea Orem was a needs and self-care theorist. She earned her diploma and Bachelor of Science and Nursing in the 1930s, her Master of Science and Nursing in 1945, and earned an honorary Doctorate in 1976 and 1980 (Meleis, 2012). Her philosophy of nursing was that patients can heal and recover quicker when they are able to take care of themselves. Her definition of nursing as stated in Theoretical Nursing Development & Progress is “nursing is art, a helping service and a technology” (Meleis, 2012)

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    Social Structure Theory

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    Social structure theories look at the formal and informal economic and social arrangements of society that cause crime and deviance. The negative aspects of social structure such as disorganization within a family, poverty, and disadvantages because of lack of success in educational areas are looked upon as the producers of criminal behavior (Schmalleger, 2012). The three major types of social structure theories are Social Disorganization, Strain, and Culture Conflict (Schmalleger, 2012). Social

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    From the beginning to the end Buck transitioned from a domestic house pet to a complete product of the wilderness. Buck adapted to the new environment, the Klondike Gold Rush. Buck changes throughout the book from a domestic dog to a primordial beast. Like a fish adapts to it’s tank, Buck adapts to the wild. Adapting to your environment is essential to thrive. Buck started off as a house pet and he was kidnapped and sold slowly adapted to the new environment he was put in. The Klondike Gold Rush

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    Adaptation is the key to survival, both Penumbra and Billy realize the fact that they must change their ways of acting or thinking in order to thrive in today’s day and age. Clay recommends the use of technology to Penumbra and proves the benefits by finding

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    Andean people have adapted to the their natural environment in two main ways. For example, their hearts and lungs are larger than ours in the US. This means that their lung capacity is larger and therefore, they can obtain more oxygen at the high elevations of the Andes mountains they live in, which have very little oxygen in the air. Without this, people cannot do much physical activity in the high elevations because they will not get enough oxygen to keep their bodies going. They also have larger

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    The Bad Kids uses an assortment of techniques to create a way to get the viewer emotional involved in the story. The techniques involved in the film are shots of the weather, the way voice overs are used, and the overall structure of each child’s conflict. The director’s purpose in using these techniques is to get the viewer to see that these kids, who have had a hard life, are largely victims of the circumstances that they were born into. These kids are just a few in a country and world where millions

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    Naturalism, it isn’t really a word that we hear that often in our day to day lives, but what does it mean and how does it correlate to The Call of the Wild? Naturalism, in this regard, refers to the natural properties and causes which everything arises from. And in this context, we will be examining the setting, plot, and narrator’s storytelling within The Call of the Wild, and how these elements impact our understanding of this work and its relation to naturalism. The first item we will be looking

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    The Power of Context’s Influence on Cadets When a person commits an action, such as a crime, the reason for it usually has to do with the person’s surroundings. The reason for this is because people tend to follow the behaviors or perspectives that are common in their surrounding environment. In Malcolm Gladwell’s essay, “The Power of Context,” Gladwell embraces the theory that a person’s actions are directly related to their environment. This means that a person’s personality is developed from

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    The Cultural Conflict: An Analysis of Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies Manoj Kumar (Research Scholar, Department of English and Modern European Languages, University of Allahabad) Email- m4nojkk@gmail.com Abstract The present paper tries to analyze cultural and social theme that we face in the fiction of Jhumpa Lahiri, one of the most dazzling authors of diaspora. The topic of culture is always a matter of interest especially when it has to do with an alien setting. Lahiri’s characters

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    Oman is known for its tourist attractions from all around the world. Wadi's deserts, beaches, and mountains are areas which make Oman different to other gulf countries. Mountainous areas such as Jabel Shams are widely common in Oman which makes camping even more interesting. Moreover, there are many deserts and sand plains in Oman. Wadies are also common land features in Oman. In the capital of Oman, Muscat we can find many malls and more civilized areas that will make anybody more interested. During

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    Gary Paulsen’s novel, “Hatchet” introduces us to the protagonist, Brian, a young boy facing an amazing challenge. Brian’s character evolves over the course of the novel from an overwhelmed little boy to becoming a mature man. At the beginning of the novel, the best word to describe Brian’s personality or character is panicked. For example When the pilot of the plane has a heart attack and dies, Brian experiences “a terror so intense that his breathing, his thinking, and nearly his heart had stopped”

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    Have you ever gone through the desert with only a small gourd of water? Well, the Lost boys of Sudan went through South Sudan to get away from the war, and some other challenges. In the book a Walk to Water Salva and Nya have problems of getting water, but Salva is based on a real person who went through the challenges of losing his family and the brutal Sudanese war. These are some of the challenges he faced and how he solved them with what he had throughout his life. Through harsh challenges

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    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a widely recognized an accepted approach of treatment for a host of different psychological difficulties (Westbrook et, al., 2007). There are a large number of well-constructed experiments that have shown it to be highly useful in treating depression and anxiety disorders, including GAD (Carr 2009). The aim of this case study is to examine the application of CBT. It contents, structure, processes, theory, research knowledge and practice skills, in relation

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    Though the film is supposed to be taking place in the present-day, the screenwriter, John Logan, decided to use the original text of Shakespeare minimal changes like cutting short most of the scenes and altering the order of the character’s lines and entire scenes. This techniques work for most part of the film but in the first scene, for example the speech of Menenius to the angry people is reduced to merely two lines and through a TV broadcast so the audience cannot realize how gifted he is using

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