Importance Of Silence Essays

  • Importance of silence in class

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    Learning is best achieved in a quite environment, therefore being quite during a lesson is important. If there are uncontrolled uproars during class, the ability to concentrate is hampered and the material being taught is not grasped well. This puts not only the students causing the disruption at a disadvantage, but the rest of the students who are trying to learn. This can lead to negative tensions between the unoffending students and those at fault. These tensions can even progress and continue

  • Silence Is Violence

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    SILENCE IS VIOLENCE One would say that silence is golden. The question is “Why is it Golden?” If you want to chill out after a hard day at school or work and need that peace to rejuvenate, sure it is golden, but if you are the victim of domestic violence, then the silence is violence, and you live your life in constant fear of what will happen next. Why is there so much domestic violence? I can tell you in one word. “SILENCE.” As long as there is silence there will always be violence.

  • The Mission vs. the Silence

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    Marie Philips UFDN 3100 / Watson March 5, 2012 Theology and the Arts Reflection “Silence” and “The Mission” are two distinct, artistic depictions of Christian missions. Their stories follow the trials and tribulations that the two groups had to endure in attempts to convert and enlighten the people of their travels to the Lord. While the two missions share a similar goal, their journeys are quite different. The places that they travel and the people that they encounter are unique to their specific

  • Freedom Writers Essay

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    203 class while Erin Gruwell’s role is a teacher. The director uses visual and oral text features such as narration, the uses of ambient sounds or silence and flashbacks to show why these two characters were important. Both characters are important because they show the movies overall theme which is the acceptance of other people, aswell as the importance of never giving up. Eva is a Mexican high school student at Wilson High. She uses white people as enemys because she witnesses her dad getting arrested

  • Woman Warrior Compare/Contrast Essay

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    is perceived in the Chinese culture versus society as a whole reflects the importance of having a “voice.” In the Chinese culture, individuality is generally looked down upon and most things are done as a community. Those that do not adhere to the norms of the community are shunned and greatly looked down upon. The “No Name Woman” and the stories told by Brave Orchid and Moon Orchid help the reader depict the importance of this idea. Initially, the novel starts out with a story regarding Kingston’s

  • Stop-Time -- Dead Mule Discovery

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    this as the boys, instead of feeling the adventure and thrill of something, stood their static, trying to comprehend this revelation of death that has come onto them. “We talked about the mule for weeks...Death dramatized, something of unbelievable importance being revealed right in front of us.” [29] The fact that the sight of the mule dramatized death really shows that this find was no ordinary carcass. It was so significant in changing their views on life and death that they talked about it for weeks

  • The Silence Of "Hills Like White Elephants"

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    The Silence of “Hills Like White Elephants” From a feminist perspective, Ernest Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants” deals with a woman having to make an important choice. Both symbolism and silence portray a great deal of importance throughout this story. The representation of men having the power over women is the theme depicted in this story. The silence of the symbolism puts an interesting point of view on the story. By using symbols, the author gives enough information for the readers

  • Explicating Jonathan Safran Foer’s “a Primer for the Punctuation of Heart Disease”

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    Jonathan describes various punctuation marks, the most prominent being the “silence mark”, which Jonathan dubs a “staple of familial punctuation” (135). The noun “staple” not only mocks the alarming frequency at which silences occur in his family, but also insinuates that silence has dominated their family conversation for generations, becoming a defining characteristic of their family dynamic. Jonathan also likens intentional silences with “building a wall over which you can’t climb […] against which you

  • Comparison and Contrast of Liz Rosenberg’s “the Silence of Women” and Marge Piercy’s “What’s That Smell in the Kitchen?”

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    understand the tone in these poems because of the diction used, and also because of my understanding of feministic rights. In this project, I chose to compare and contrast Marge Piercy’s, “What’s That Smell in the Kitchen,” and Liz Rosenberg’s, “The Silence of Women.” Because these poems both possessed an angry tone towards the role of patriarchy in the household, it was easy to compare them to one another. Both of these speakers were against patriarchy in the home. In contrast, each poet used different

  • Book Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling

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    Counseling by Mark R. McMinn, PhD published by Tyndale House Publishers shows how psychologists use theology and spirituality in their counseling. McMinn show the importance of Christianity in counseling of clients. He gives various examples of the best tactics for psychologist to use in Christian counseling. He also shows the importance of building a trusting relationship with clients and uses the cognitive therapy background as a theoretical foundation. In the book he discusses that many counselors

  • The Shannon and Weaver Mathematical Model of Communication Nursing

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    meaning of the message and the receiver passively accepts it. The simple linear structure attracted many critiques, influencing the development of many further models (FISKE 2011). Schramm (1954) criticises the mathematical model by emphasising the importance of feedback, meaning both the speaker and listener take it in turns to send and receive messages. Hartley (1999) adds to this the relevance of social context which influences the messages of sender and receiver highlighted in his Interpersonal model

  • Boyz In The Hood

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    of the person who shot him, this tells us that the person who shot the gun isn't very important, which also tells us that anyone can murder anyone in this society. The director John Singleton uses camera, editing and soundtrack to emphasise the importance of this scene. The film “Boyz in the Hood” naturally shows this is the key scene as it also is the turning point of the film. Firstly, the way the director controls the camera is interesting. The camera helps build suspense when the main character

  • Bruce Dawe Journey

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    a world controlled by greed and corruption due to the inevitability of our own mortality, to live a fulfilling life This is further emphasised in the increasing regulation of our lives, from the opening lines of the poem, “BLINK, BLINK, HOSPITAL SILENCE,” it is emphatic that the persona has been born into a world of noise, haste and selfishness with little chance to follow the right journey. The newborn is a victim of his context, abused by materialism resulting in a loss of identity. The environment

  • How Do Language, Imagery and Structure Contribute to the Mood of "Stop All the Clocks" by W H Auden?

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    emotions of the poet. In the first stanza, a lot of imagery is used whereby the poet commands for all daily activities to stop, he wants complete silence, for example “stop all the clocks”, “cut off the telephone”, “prevent the dogs from barking” and “silence the pianos”. Auden does this to show that something tragic has happened, and it has great importance to him. The first line, “stop all the clocks”, is something that the poet is commanding that isn’t possible, this could mean death – as when someone

  • Analysis of "A Pittance of Time" by Terry Kelly

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    the store would be participating in two minutes of silence to show respect for Canadian soldiers. On this particular day Kelly was aggravated by a man who refused to take part in the respectful silence. During the two minutes, the discourteous man tried to engage in conversation with the clerk, causing a scene that interrupted Kelly’s and the other shoppers’ right to silence. “A Pittance of Time” by Terry Kelly illustrates how two minutes of silence hardly suffices for remembering Canadian soldiers

  • How Does Chaim Potok Use Imagery In The Chosen

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    different levels. First, Danny suffers from silence of his father. The only times Rev Saunders talks to his son is when he is testing Danny. This suffering, even though hard for Danny, is still “understood” by Danny “ it isn’t pleasant, but he’s a great man…” (p.116). Not until the end of the novel does Danny truly understand the silence from his father. Beyond the silence Danny struggles with his growing fascination and desire for psychology. Because of the silence Danny cannot speak to his father about

  • Haroun and the Sea of Stories

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    told what you had to say. Imagine that you weren’t allowed to share your thoughts and ideas. Would you really like to live a life that way? In ‘Haroun and the Sea of Stories' Rushdie uses the literary device foil characters to convey the theme of importance of freedom of speech. Rushdie has not been given a lot of freedom to express his thoughts and ideas in his life and therefore he uses his books to send this message. He shows in this story that expressing your thoughts and feelings freely is vital

  • Drown by Junot Diaz

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    them to be able to cover their bills, and without each other they would struggle even more. These contrasting and contradictory aspects function together by the mother’s degree of silence is comparable to the degree of importance in the narrator’s life. The factor of their co-dependency serves a purpose in her importance to the narrator. The mother is someone who he can come home to, and have a meal waiting for him and some new clothes once in a while, although it came from his money. The narrator

  • The Rule of St. Benedict and the Training of the Self

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    Obedience, silence, humility. In today’s society, these three words carry little to no value in regards to a happy and fulfilled life. As a society, we value to the confident, the expressionists and the esteemed. However, at the time of St. Benedict they represented the very ideal of a fulfilled life. The monastic culture attempted to train the self in order to be in complete control of ones emotions and actions. At the time, The Rule of St. Benedict presented the three master virtues in the life

  • Sharing Jesus Without Fear

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    Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary Book Critique: Sharing Jesus without Fear A Paper Submitted to Professor Outhouse In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Course Personal Evangelism EVAN 565 By Muna Haddad 07-24-2011 Bibliographical Entry Fay, William and Linda Evans Shepherd. Sharing Jesus without Fear. Nashville: B & H Publishing, 1999. Author Information William (Bill) Fay is