Snagged Responding Task Introduction: -Introduce the play; who wrote it, what it is about, the themes, when it was performed etc. -Your thesis: Has the director been successful in his manipulation of the elements of drama to create dramatic meaning (ie was the play good..?) -Outline what you will discuss in the essay: elements of drama, acting skills, overall success of the production. Elements of Drama Tension: What is dramatic tension? What are the types of tension evident in the play?
CASE STUDY Assignment: Thyroid Drugs Ms. Kissinger, 43-yr-old Caucasian female, comes to the urgent care clinic, complaining of weakness, insomnia, awakening during the night with “a rapid heart beat,” and “feeling anxious.” Ms. Kissinger denies chest pain or shortness of breath associated with her rapid heartbeat. She also complains of muscle tremors when doing small motor activities and “can’t wait for the summer to end” because she cannot tolerate the heat. Past medical history includes hypertension diagnosed 8 years ago. Family history includes one sister with “thyroid problems.” Social history includes a twenty-five pack-year history of cigarette smoking, although she quit 5 years ago. She also consumes one to two drinks of brandy per week.
Neurological Disorder Case Study - Meningitis The nurse is caring for a 21-year-old female college student who presents to the emergency department (ED) with complaints of “bad” headache pain, nausea, vomiting and neck tightening. She states, “My sinuses were bothering me last week, but I thought I was getting better until this morning.” No past surgical history noted, has recurrent sinus infections, and denies drug use, but is a social drinker on the weekends. Physical assessment findings are as follows: T – 100.8 F, P – 104, R – 24, B/P – 122/78 Alert and oriented X3 – person, place and time with periods of confusion and agitation over last 4 hours Lung sounds slightly diminished at the bases Mucous membranes dry and capillary refill <3 seconds Assessment of cranial nerve XI elicited severe pain response Pain to neck worsening and unequal pupillary responses are noted 4 hours after admission Lumbar puncture was prescribed and results are: Turbid appearance WBC - 560 cells/µL Glucose - 20 mg/dL Protein - 510 mg/dL Other diagnostic test results CT scan identified no obstruction to flow of CSF Define the key terms below: * Meningitis - see pgs. 1451 – 1455 in Lewis (8th edition) Critical Thinking Questions: 1. Define meningitis?
Blanche is watching all this drama with disgust when Stanley comes around the corner and informs Stella that Eunice is getting a drink at the Four Deuces, the bar around the corner where Eunice has gone. To this Stella remarks, “That’s much more practical”(P.75). Stanley looking at Blanche asks her if she knows someone named Shaw who met her in Laurel and got her mixed up with someone else at hotel Flamingo. He asks you know anyone named Shaw, She is shoked and tries to speaks lightly in her voice has a note of fear in it. She says that Shaw is common name.
4 months later on January 13, 1995 Patti was fired due to a “ shortage of hours”. All of her upcoming shifts were assigned to other waitresses. Ms. Orth was a good worker who had not trouble within the workplace up until the time when she had opened up about her pregnancy. It was not openly said to Ms. Orth by any of her bosses that she was being laid off due to her pregnancy, but one other fact that was mentioned by Ms. Orth was that there was a waitress in the past that was also fired from that restaurant that also happened to be pregnant. Section 7 and 28 of the Alberta human rights act both stand to protect people in such positions as pregnancy from workplace discrimination.
Ms. Spelling has been in decent physical and mental health through her husbands support but has had episodes recently with her physical health. A few months ago, Ms. Spelling was hospitalized due to unknown weakness and stomach discomfort on multiple occasions in one week. Doctors were not able to find a cause but a major weight loss may have been a factor. Tori Spellings immediate family do not show any signs of mental health issues, but not much is known about the mother, father and brother. Tori Spelling has had a long going feud with her mother and has been brought to media attention for many years.
29/9/11 Character Analysis- George George is one of the two characters in the first chapter of ‘Of Mice And Men’. The other man (his best friend) is called Lennie. They traversed together from ranch to ranch to find work. They are called migrant workers. This makes sense because the author John Steinbeck writes about social novels dealing with the economic problems of rural labour.
Speak is a fiction, young adult novel about Melinda Sordino who gradually loses her ability to communicate through speech after being raped at a party. The book is written in first person, as if she is reading her journal to the reader. Along her journey she is bullied, ostracized, and abandoned. She suffers flashbacks in silence from that awful night, feeling as if there is nobody except an art teacher from her new high school who she can relate to if at all. Melinda was an outgoing, popular, active, and talkative eighth grader.
By the time she was eighteen she was taking valiums ,Quaaludes, smoking crack and drinking 24/7. She no longer wanted to live in her world. When Jesse got her younger sister pregnant Teal began drift off but, by this time she was a junkie, she says she tried to stay in a drug haze and she did it till she was almost forty. Teal went into a drug rehab to get help with her drug problem, little did Teal know that till she took care of the mental part of her drug use would persist. She kept using till one day in her late forties Teal was so tired so she
The naiveté of the family soon faded but by the time that concern arose, he was beyond the point of salvation. The rest of the Walls family was worn-down from Rex’s drinking and became submissive. One night when Rex returned home from several nights of binging he exclaimed, “’Rose Mary, your one hell of a woman’…Mom told him he was a stinking rotten drunk. ‘Yeah, but you love this old drunk don’t you?’…Mom first said no, she didn’t, but dad kept asking her again and again, and when she finally said yes, the fight disappeared from both of them.” (pg. 122).