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    Voltaire was very specific in the names he selected for every one of his characters, since they were not just there to move the plot, but to also represent a larger idea or theme. For example, many scholars have argued that Cunégonde was a French variation on the name Cunigunde, a name often associated with the Nordic area. However, there is also the belief that Voltaire adapted the name to initially sound vulgar with the first syllable sounding like either the

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    in a long time, I was so happy I felt like crying. The drive down to Illinois was the most exciting hour and a half of my life. My parents had picked my brother and I up early from school, we had picked up some snacks and were talking about puppy names. My brother and I were fighting about whether we should get a girl or a boy and my parents were fighting about getting all of them or just one. When we got there two older goldens greeted us at the door they reminded me so much of my old dog, I could

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    Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad provides an essential link between the strict Victorian expectations and the contrasting paradigm of a Modernist text. Conrad’s own experiences aboard a steamship that travelled to the Belgian Congo provided much of the insight and inspiration for Marlow’s quest in the novel. Many of Conrad’s real-life encounters are reflected in the novel through the eyes of Marlow. This overlap between reality and fiction will be examined throughout this essay. Furthermore, this

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    Social Interaction When studying sociology social interaction is defined as the dynamic sequence, which occurs in social actions between groups or individuals, which alter their actions and reactions based on the actions of their interaction partner. Erving Goffman created social interaction; it is also known as microsociology. Simply stated social interaction is the process through which people react to the people in their environment. Social interaction involves the people’s acts and their responses

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    foremost with their own names. At first blush, it may not seem like that drastic of a problem, but a name is rooted within one’s identity, and for many slaves, this loss of identity proved to be problematic. Within the novel Beloved, by Toni Morrison, the issues associated with naming are discussed and how it represents so much more than something you merely refer

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    the opportunity to fully vet out each point that she makes, an opportunity she wouldn’t have gotten had she written her essay in chronological order. Throughout each anecdote that Kincaid tells, the theme of names and giving things names is central. Kincaid argues that by giving something a name, one unrightfully takes ownership of it and erases its history. Kincaid, who is from the South American country of Antigua laments the loss of her country’s history at the hands of famed fifteenth century

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    levels were congruent vs. incongruent and for task the levels were name the word vs. name the color. Results Data from the Stroop test experiment was calculated using a 2x2 factorial design that was within subjects. There were two independent variables (factors), congruency and task. Both variables had two levels. For congruent the levels were congruent and incongruent and for task the levels were; name the color and name the word. The results show a main effect of congruence that is; everything

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    Chuck Norris, a famous American artist, actor, film producer, and screenwriter has found “that anything worth achieving will always have obstacles in the way and you've got to have that drive and determination to overcome those obstacles on route to whatever it is that you want to accomplish” (Chuck Norris Quotes). This quote relates to the two poems, The Odyssey and “The Journey”, which discuss the difficulties of achieving a goal. In both poems, the main characters are faced with many obstacles

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    My first name Nathan ranks thirty-eighth in the United States and thirteenth in Canada, but that is low in relation to crowning my first name to be the most popular in France (Campbell). I would have certainly not known my name to be so popular in a different country. Since I was born, I have been alien to knowledge of how I came to have my name, how popular it was, and what it meant because of accepting it without any thought. I never thought about how much my name represents who I am and how

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    The use of names has gone back as far as we can remember in human history. People have given their kids names and have also named everything else that exists around them. From simply giving different shades of colors names to the naming of ships and bridges. This use of “names” is simply overlooked as it is simply the way things are for most people. In “If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things” by Jon McGregor, the idea of names actually takes a big role in this novel. The use of names in this novel

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    Fingers Crossed, Pupoljci There is a family in Georgia. To begin, they had bad luck. For example, the dad, Nicostratus Pringle, has been in 3 ships while they sank. He somehow had survived all 3. When he was in preschool, a crazy, domestic terrorist had come to his school and shot 2 adults. One died, one was injured, obviously. She lived, but suffered from surgeries from the shot. The terrorist went to jail and got life in prison. When Nico (Nicostratus) was 10 (in 5th grade), the same terrorist

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    Exploring Identity Through Silence: The Role of No-Name Woman in Woman Warrior Maxine Hong Kingston opens The Woman Warrior with the tale of her nameless aunt, a woman who has been silenced and forgotten by her village after giving birth to an illegitimate child, known only as the “no name woman” (Kingston 7). On the night that “no name woman” gives birth, villagers raid her family house to “show her a personal, physical representation of the break she had made in the ‘roundness’” (13). She later

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    shaped my values, perceptions, and behaviors. The culture of my family, community, and society has made who I am as a person in numerous ways. Culture impacted my personality and how I act and feel. To me, culture is a very important part of every person’s life. Culture can influence my different types of values. My mom practices Mormon and my dad is Catholic and because of this circumstance, I grew up with both beliefs. In my family on Christmas, we celebrate the Birth of Christ. We make tons

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    life for young girls in China as restricted, disciplined and structured. Jade is the name that Song throughout the poem. It is a known fact that the Chinese culture values jade stone more than gold. Its

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    Confusion. Distress. Frustration. All of these feelings were present and prevalent throughout Gogol’s life story as he had a difficult time identifying himself due to conflicting cultures. This is best represented by the people he chooses to maintain relationships with and his actions within the relationships with those closest to him. His parents, specifically his mother, are more in touch with the Bengali culture and want him to be as well, while his American friends want him to be more in touch

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    newguyen but over the past years I’ve actually admire my name Andy K Nguyen which is pronounced Andy, the letter K in the alphabet and Nguyen or how most people pronounce it (win). Andy of the english origin means brave; manly and it’s commonly given to both boys and girls but mostly boys.(Norman 29). From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 86,338 babies born with the name Andy in the United States("What Does The Name Andy Mean?"). In my opinion Andy means the exact opposite

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    When Someone You Love is Wiccan by Carl McColman is written in question and answer format for the purpose of educating spouses, family members, and friends of witches about the practice of Witchcraft. It answers the most popular questions and dispels the most popular misconceptions about the religion. Paganism, nature spirituality, Goddess spirituality, and Wicca are all names to describe the same religion. While they all describe the same overarching religion, they each have small differences- much

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    Coming of age is a time when a young adolescent’s life begins; A new chapter in their lives where life will start to become a roller coaster. There will be the ups in their lives and there will be the lows. However, the roller coaster of life will not be the only obstacle that the adolescent will encounter. As problems in the young adult life come and go, the young often pray for everything to go well and when it does they believe faith has taken its course causing the Generation-Z to rely heavily

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    kids names that means something to them, or names that are familiar. Kids often get named after their grandparents, their great grandparent and so on. My own name for example, is one of my great grandmother’s middle names. Our names might also come from places that our family has been living for generations, or our names might mean something special. In the news article “Native American Heritage Month” we meet a woman that has a very special name herself, and has given just as special names for

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    Romeo and Juliet begins with the Prologue that foreshadows the feud between the two families and tells the reader about the tragic death of Romeo and Juliet "From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean" (Shakespeare12). The opening scene also confirms the fact that the feud is not only between family members, but also it involves their servants" A dog of the house of Montague moves me" (Shakespeare 14), Sampson’s language

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