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    Dorothea Mackellar

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    The poem ‘My Country’ written and published by Dorothea Mackellar incorporates a strong representation of the Australian bush. Mackellar uses many poetic devices to portray her love for Australian bush as the land of Australia is highly representative of Australian culture. Mackellar uses a first person point of view, repetition and personification to reinforce the representation of Australia. The point of view Mackellar uses is important as it demonstrates her love for the Australian representation

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    Dorothea Lange Analysis

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    Description Dorothea Lange creates a work of art using her camera. This black and white photograph from the depression era portrays the struggle of motherhood while in a destitute state. This photograph would be much different if the value was altered. Using black and white with the photograph represents the depression that overcame society at this time. The intensity the photographer reveals would alter if the photo was in color. The focal point is the women’s hand on the lower corner of her

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    Dorothea Dix Thesis

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    To begin, Dorothea Dix was a key player in bettering the treatment for mentally ill patients.  In the mid-1800’s, many mentally inept people dwelled in prisons.  This was because the people of the time didn’t exactly know how to properly treat or deal with these mentally ill people.  Initially, Dix worked as a nurse and teacher for prisoners, where their living conditions were less than adequate (History.com Staff).  Altogether, seeing what was happening to these abused people made her feel as though

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    Dorothea Dix Essay

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    Dorothea Dix Born in 1802, Dorothea Dix played an important role in changing the ways people thought about patients who were mentally-ill and handicapped. These patients had always been cast-off as “being punished by God”. She believed that that people of such standing would do better by being treated with love and caring rather than being put aside. As a social reformer, philanthropist, teacher, writer, writer, nurse, and humanitarian, Dorothea Dix devoted devoted her life to the welfare

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    Dorothea Dix Thesis

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    control. It wasn’t until a woman named Dorothea Dix was so appalled by these conditions that things started to change for those who were mentally ill. She spent over forty years of her life campaigning to get better care and living conditions for the insane and homeless. Dorothea Dix: Early Years Dorothea Lynde Dix was born in 1802 in Hampden, Maine on April 4th. Her father, Joseph Dix was a Methodist preacher and alcoholic. He was the one who first taught Dorothea how to read and write and this made

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    Dorothea Dix Essay

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         Dorothea Lynde Dix was quoted as saying, “In a world where there is so much to be done, I felt strongly impressed that there must be something for me to do.” Dix began at the age of 39, and spent the next 20 years as a social reformer for the treatment of the mentally ill. When asked to teach a Sunday School class at a women’s correctional facility, Dix was appalled at the conditions, as well as the fact that many of the women weren’t criminals, but were instead mentally

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    have influenced today's society by their works and words. Dorothea Dix, for example, was a reformer of the mentally ill who changed the way mental institutions are run today. Dix, born in 1802, was an author, reformist, and teacher during her life who helped create dozens of new institutions across the US and Europe; challenging the idea that people with mental disturbances could not be cured or helped. Although some believe that Dorothea Dix created a new issue by introducing the idea of mental

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    technology to better the lives of the mentally ill, but back then it was very different. People thought that the mentally ill had no feelings and they didn't try to help them. It wasn't until a woman named Dorothea Dix made a discovery that would stop the mistreatment and make sufferers lives better. Dorothea Dix was a woman who was born in Maine in April of 1802. Many people were inspired to make society a better place with the reform movement of the 1800s, so was Dix. Dix traveled to Massachusetts and

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    Dorothea Puente was an American serial killer, she was born on January 9, 1929, in Redlands, California. She like the majority of serial killers had a very harsh childhood. She not only grew up poor during the depression period in Redlands. But, Her parents, Trudy Mae Yates and Jesse James Gray were both alcoholics before there scaring deaths. Dorothea’s father died of tuberculosis when Dorothea was at the young naive age of 8 and her mother passed away less than two years after her father's passing

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    On March 28, 1841, Dorothea Dix was invited to teach a Sunday class at East Cambridge, Massachusetts women 's jail. The invitation was at the right time because Dix have already heard how horrible the conditions and treaments of the mentally ill were in Massachusetts, it was just not justified. After her class she toured the jail and was appalled by what she had discovered. The innocent, guilty, and the mentally ill were combined in the unsanitary, crowded, cells of the East Cambridge jail. In addition

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