Anaïs Nin

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  • Mallori : My Best Friend

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    Famous writer, Anais Nin, once said, "Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born" (  I felt that meeting my best friend and being reunited with her after five years, has a close relation to this quote.  Throughout the years, our friendship has grown.  We have bonded and become closer than ever.  Mallori is my best friend, and our moms are the reason why.  When our moms, Jen and Stefani

  • Paper Towns John Green Analysis

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    Before noticing these two metaphors, I did not think much about the different perceptions of people and how “we don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are” (Anais Nin). In a way, it made me understand how two people can have two very different opinions on the same person. This is a concept I could never grasp before. I always wondered why, for example, I could get along with someone, but friends could not. Now

  • My Personal Goals : My Motivation For College

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    Swami Sivananda once said “Put your, heart , mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” The person I was when I arrived was one who did not care about school work I even was one who put everything else before school. My career plan was always to become a dental hygienist, knowing it was two years of school it interested me the most. When it came to school and knowing what I wanted it lead me the right way. I had went to a dental program with New Horizons for two

  • The History of Modernist Literature

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    banned from being staged in London for its religious (rather than sexual) content. It is worth asking, then, what role was played by explicit sexuality in defining Modernist art and Modernist consciousness. An examination of works by Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, and Djuna Barnes may demonstrate that, to a large extent, the description of sexuality served a two-fold purpose: it helped Modernism define itself against the proprieties of earlier literature, but it also represented an inward turn for art. By

  • The Growth of a Woman’s Consciousness: Women´s Movement

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    “To do something very common, in my own way” : The Growth of a Woman’s Consciousness The history of human civilization has taken centuries to form and it continues to evolve every instant. There has never been talk of a ‘man’s civilization’ or a ‘woman’s civilization’ which is evidence of the fact of both man and woman starting from the same platform. The difference, nevertheless, has been in the trajectory of the evolution of these sub-species. What, however, could have caused this distinction

  • Rorschach Test Character Analysis

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    For the most of the people it’s hard to see the world objectively. Especially, I understood this situation more deeply when I read a quote from Anaïs Nin. The Anaïs Nin says that ““We don’t see things as they are; we see them as we are.” which reflects it pretty well. People sees a thing through their own perceptions, beliefs and attitudes. Rorschach test has been used for a long time to analysis a person's character and perspective. In Rorschach test, the person's perceptions of ink blobs are recorded

  • Non Duality

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    non-duality within duality as a new insight in analyzing female characters’ subjective and gendered identity of the selected novels; Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights (1847), Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1848), Alice Walker’s The Color Purple (1982), and Anaïs Nin’s A Spy in the House of Love (1954). The idea of non-duality within duality points to the autonomous yet interrelated subjectivity of characters in terms of self-consciousness, self-love, the ethical relationship, and poetics of love, as Irigaray

  • Portrayal of Art and Sex in Modernist Literature

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    Art and Sex In Modernist literature, the artist is the most important occupation that a person can pursue. The artist is the person who is responsible for holding a mirror to the culture of the community. It is thus their responsibility to show that community exactly what the community was truly about, especially if that truth were particularly harsh or ugly. Paris, France is famous for being a location wherein one could indulge in every kind of sin, the more lascivious the better. This aspect

  • Harlem Renaissance Reflection Essay

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    What is so amazing about writing and reading? Well, As Anais Nin once put it: “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” and I’m sure everyone has felt it, the magic in putting yourself into words. With my blog, I like to believe that I can share such “taste,” because it is not only a way for me to improve my writing skills, but also to express myself through the things that interest me. The Harlem Renaissance Essay was somewhat challenging, since it encouraged me to use and

  • The Reader's Sympathy for Dorian from Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray

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    The French born author, Anais Nin once wrote, “We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative” ("Think Exist Quotations"). Anais is expounding upon the inconsistency all people have in aspects of their personalities. Some days a person may be hailed as a saint for their actions, while other days they seem absolutely evil. In most literature, characters are defined as good or evil based on their revealed