Nurse Ratched manipulates the patients into thinking that the group therapy and such is what is best for them, however she uses techniques such as making the patients belittle each other to “make them better”. “It was better than she dreamed. They were all shouting out to out do one another going further and further no way of stopping, telling things that wouldn't ever let them look one another in the eyes again. The Nurse nodding at each confession and saying Yes, yes, yes”(p.51). By the nurse saying yes, and by her encouraging the patients to out do each other it is showing that she is gaining enjoyment from their pain even though she is telling them that it is for the betterment of them.
According to Freud, mixture of feelings of love and hate that Diane presumably felt for her mother were the results of her obsessional thoughts and fear of losing the mother, and could actually mean an unconscious wish of Diane to kill her mother. In order to remove the feelings of guilt resulting from those thoughts, Diane engaged in ritualistic praying that have given her a relief. In terms of treatment, Freud believed that people could be cured by making conscious their unconscious thoughts and motivations, thus gaining “insight” (McLeod, 2007). The therapies such as psychoanalysis, free association and dream analysis are used to deal with unconscious mental processes. It is assumed that some anxiety disorders such as phobias, OCD,
Sexuality is a largely debated topic in recent society; this engages the audience as they are intrigued to see the implications and general representation of sexuality in the novel. Identity, a theme which is probably the most important in the novel engages the audience as they wish to follow the continual progression of the story of Gemma while the main protagonist Becca is able to discover herself. Audiences are engaged by this theme as in recent times it is considered a pivotal thing to know yourself and is often searched for by many people. The audience may take comfort in the reading of another’s journey to find their true identity. Yolen has used themes effectively to engage the, these themes include love, sexuality and
The use of sarcasm amuses readers and also is appropriate because they are teenagers. Josie’s description of her teacher and the way she acts towards her is ironic because of the discussion about sex (for example page 3) and her teacher being a nun. There are also quite a few one-liners in the novel and it creates an effect of suspense and keeping readers interested in the novel. Emotive language is an important language technique used in this novel. There are many situations in this novel where Josie has either felt sad, angry, frustrated, excited or happy.
One example of harassment is the mental attack on Lennie. Curley’s wife leaves Lennie with the words, “O.K., Machine. I’ll talk to you later. I like machines.”(Steinbeck, 80). This implies that Curley’s wife will use emotional and mental harassment to attempt at getting what she desires.
Hahaha” While one might defend this by saying, that’s high school, kids are mean to each other, and it makes you grow into who you are. Yes, they are right, but when is there a line drawn? Day after day, hour after hour, Patty was being emotionally torn down by her peers. Not only being called the names of “rat” or “Fatty Cakes” but also continually bullying about food. On May 6, Patty cried out to the public, through making a video and posted it on a social media website called Youtube, titling it, “Pretty or Ugly”.
Many times the end result is young girls subjecting their selves to abusive boyfriends at pre-teen age to fit an image. When kids are shown images that promote sex as good things that are tied directly into fabulous products or lifestyles why not
Liesel takes in what she said and imagines of Ilsa's face becoming physically battered by her cruel invective. Liesel later comes to regret her tirade, as she realizes the power of words to inflict harm on others. 6. "Mystery bores me. It chores me.
(Flood 2012a). The term sexuality refers to the expression of one’s bodily desires, be it through actions or through ones imagination (Abbott, Pamela & Wallace 2005). Society classifies acts of sexuality or certain sexual behavior as appropriate or inappropriate. This leads to social norms regarding sexuality being formed. They shape sexual behavior in society (Flood 2012b).
The Cycle of Sexual Response Introduction to Psychology The Cycle of Sexual Response Sex is part of most intimate adult relationships, and many would argue it is an important element to the long-term relationship. What some may now realize is that sexual response can be said to have a cycle. The sexual response cycle is defined as “changes that occur in the body as men and women become sexually aroused” (Nevid & Rathus, 2005, p. 445), and the cycle is broken into four phases: excitement, plateau, orgasmic, and resolution. Through each of the phases, the male and female body works to respond to stimuli, which aides in the pleasure and satisfaction. Females and males transcend the four phases, and surprisingly, some of the phases are similar for both sexes, while others are different.