Considerations Prentice

The traditional counseling theory that I most connected with in the nine traditional theories critiqued, is the Freudian Psychoanalytic theory. Sigmund Freud, was a well-known psychotherapist, and relied heavily on his theories of the unconscious mind in his practice. Other psychotherapist such as Carl Jung, believed in the power of the unconscious mind, and that …

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The Unpleasant Harvest of Robert Frost’s “After Apple Picking”

Robert Frost’s “After Apple Picking” is on first reading a reflection on a time-honored autumn tradition. A close reading reveals subtle allusions and metaphors that provide a much darker tone and supports a critic’s description of Frost as a “terrifying” poet. “Terror” and “terrifying” seem to be odd and misplaced words to use in reference …

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People and country

Whenever I would come upon the word “frontier” before, I would imagine scenes from period Hollywood westerns and movies about old American settlements. This was the time before the concept of industrialization and urbanization have crept themselves into vocabulary of the people and country. I think of that period in history when the Indians, the …

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Lives and Works Compared

For authors, life experiences come into play often when creating a written piece. Edgar Allan Poe is, in fact, a prime example of an author using personal encounters and passions to coincide with his text. It seems as if Poe reuses his journalism sometimes, when in actuality, the mood is created by his emotions as …

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Policies for domestic violence

Do mandatory arrest policies for domestic violence incidents protect victims? If not, should the policies be revisited? The early domestic violence policies in local police departments across the United States were pretty lenient. The standard procedure was that the offender would not be arrested unless the victim was willing to press charges and this was …

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Government revenue

The state is an institution comprised of its citizens who are men, women and children. These parties have implicit and explicit obligations and expectations for each other. The rule of law and punishment for crime are required to maintain stability and relative peace in an orderly democratic state. Repression and control are characteristics of autocratic …

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Multiple deaths

The narrator learns of multiple deaths in Harlem. He tells the story of Jim Goldie’s death. Jim died because Eddie Canton was looking for the owner of a nightclub he worked at. Jim made the owner’s problems his own problems and was shot four times in the head. The narrator also thinks about the boys …

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