The Process Of Grieving

Grief is a range of emotions and behaviours shown by people when confronted with a sudden loss. This range is divided up into a number of stages, or a process of grief. Doctor Granger Westburg developed 10 stages that illustrated these emotions linked with behaviour and then was followed by a number of people who … Read more

Humor and Healing: The Mind-Body Connection

“As it is not proper to cure the eyes without the head, nor the head without the body; so neither is it proper to cure the body without the soul. ” Socrates(Cousins, 56) The word, to heal, comes from the root word “haelen” which means to make whole. Bringing together the body, mind and spirit … Read more

Medea: A Civilized Barbarian

The term “Barbarian” is Greek in origin. The Greeks originally levied it at any races who were not of a Greek origin; especially those who threatened Greek civilization and culture. Because most of these “strangers” regularly assaulted Greek cities, the term “barbarian” gradually evolved into a rude term: a person who was a sub-human, uncivilized, … Read more

Jane Austen’s Emma and the Romantic Imagination

“To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour.” William Blake, Auguries of Innocence Imagination, to the people of the eighteenth century of whom William Blake and Jane Austen are but two, involves the twisting … Read more

Cyrano de Bergerac: Movie Review

The story of Cyrano de Bergerac is about a tragic love triangle it has effectively been told using a number of techniques including the Themes that arise, the Atmosphere of the film, and the Characters in the film. Love, passion, friendship, hate, jealously loyalty and death are all universal themes that arise in the film. … Read more

Rand’s “Anthem”

Anthem, a science fiction novel, deals with a future primitive society in which the forbidden word “I”, which is punishable, has been replaced by “We”. Anthem’s theme seems to be about the meaning and glory of man’s ego. ┬áIn this novel, Rand shows that the individualism needed for building a complex technological civilization has been … Read more

Happiness Report Essay

Happiness: In one word, this concept exemplifies the American dream. People go to any means by which to obtain the many varied materials and issues that induce pleasures in each individual, and intrinsically, this emotion remains the ultimate goal, John Stuart Mill, a nineteenth century philosopher, correctly advocated the pursuit of happiness, and maintained the … Read more