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Literature Literature review

Mapping Vulnerability, Disasters, Development and People
In this perspective, local people have no concept of ‘vulnerability’.Theorizing vulnerability in a global world, among other things, is bound to test the political and economical scales. Besides, Wilches-Chaux (1989) identified eleven different forms of vulnerability including natural, physical, economic, social, political, technical, ideological, cultural, educational, ecological and institutional vulnerability (pp20-41). However, political and economical vulnerabilities hog the
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Literature review
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Poetry and Meter
It has an effect which I liken to dancers on the floor if I may, where the word ‘one’ is the star dancer and the words ‘for’ and ‘the’ are back-up dancers who usually stand back to give prominence to the star-dancer.The use of meters generally gives life to the poem, and attracts the reader’s attention. Without which, the poem could be monotonous and unattractive, lessening the meaning of the poem to a mere understanding of words and not the feelings involved in it. The meters
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Literature review
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Fashion Muse - The Story of a Murderer
The unusual and coveted scent of the girl becomes associated with the scents of the plums as the extraordinary and unnaturally beautiful scent is given a more tangible reference for the reader. She could have been cutting any number of things, but the evocation of the plums provides a specific imagery that can be associated through multiple senses.In this first kill; Grenouille becomes defined by his obsession. He eventually becomes involved in the profession of perfumery, but in his initial
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Literature review
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Faust by Goethe
Goethe was one of the geniuses of this period of Sturm und Drang (Robertson, 2011). He used Faust as a platform for introducing the elements of ‘storm and stress’ into this play by means of characters presented in the essay with their orientation toward freely expressed emotions such as Faust and Gretchen caught in the uncontrollable trap of love. However, the pursuit of intellect by Faust throws light on the individualization aspect in the play making it a characteristic of the Sturm und
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Dorian Gray in the 21st Century
Cannot resist checking the transformation of his portrait, and finally, the only time that Dorian attempts to redeem himself by being good to Hetty Merton, he has to ensure whether it is working or not by checking the picture.Dorian, in the twenty-first century, would realistically be in his early to mid-twenties. Any younger than that and he would probably not enjoy the kind of access the original Dorian Gray did to ladies of high society, places of ill repute and financial means of
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
Hr should be an attractive 21st century persons, with modern thought and belief and a broad minded person (Seagroatt, 1998, p. Dorian can be reinvented in looks, appearance and dress which are more appropriate to the 21st century audience. Mainly the story depends on the individuality of Dorian. Presently in this century people like to be young therefore, this story is highly linked to the thinking of prevailing youth. However, there can be modification in the thinking of Dorian character and
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Literature review
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Annotated bibliography on Fernando Pessoa and nationalism (see attached document)
In his quest, he brings together the poetic constructs of modernist lyricism, including Pessoa. He evaluates the impact of the structures of imperialism in the inside forms of poetic modernism. The author refers to Pessoa’s poems as imperial, especially, when the poet becomes totalitarian in his quest to be both national and international. He evaluates the poet’s identity as modern, but opposes the imagery of the angel as signifying the dissolution of boundaries in culture, sexuality and
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Literature review
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War is Kind by Stephen Crane
The father “…gulped and died” (stanza 3, line 3) implying that to this child war is a symbol of loss of family. Just like the child, the mother lost their husband in the war. On the other hand, the father lost their family in the war. The message of the speaker in this poem is that war is a source of suffering for the society. In the event of the war, many people die and their close relatives are left mourning the great lose. War causes separation of one with their loved ones. They have
Pages: 3 (750 words), Literature review
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Applied criminal justice. teenagers and crime
The topicality of the issue is stressed by attention of world organizations (United Nations) and local governments (The House of Commons) to it.According to the United Nations report (2004), social and economic factors in juvenile crime are very influential. According to UN (2004), during the periods of political and economic instability, crime rates in all groups of people show significant increase. On the contrary, economic and political stability is associated in decline in delinquent
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The Concept of Heterosexualism in John le Carres Writing
‘I have no idea, Sir. Haven’t heard from him since he disappeared in Beirut’. Since Alleline has no evidence to prove the rumors, he concludes on the topic by instructing Guillam to report to the ‘grown-ups’ in case Tarr made contact. He is compelled to be sly to safeguard his main objective of being a spy.
Pages: 3 (750 words), Literature review
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Answer the following question from John le Carr, Call for the Dead [1961] (London: Penguin, 1989), Ch 1, p. 4) and John le Carr, Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy, Ch 23, p. 248
Le carres argument that people are essentially double agents in that they have divided loyalty to their souls and then their world that the writer proposes if filled with innumerable natural betrayers. Smiley is depicted as a spy who is trapped in the front lines both in a figurative and literal sense; he is sent to Germany as an undercover agent posing as a lecturer. However, in a different sense, he is conflicted on a personal level since he is torn between his personal moralities more so in
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Literature review
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Literature Review In the topic is body modifications tattoos
On the other hand, Gustafon identified three kinds of penal tattoos. The first type inscribed the type of the crime on the victim’s body (Clerk, 2011). Then, the other two types write the name of the emperor and finally the type of the penal punishment that the criminal will receive. Wollrab, Stahl and Kappeler (2007) argue that body tattoos and modification were correctly used in initiation rights and thus proving identity of a certain group. In the contemporary society, individuals with
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