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  • Analysis Of Joe Turner 's Come And Gone

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    ‘Cause you forgot how to sing your song” (II, ii, 68). According to Bynum, an individual’s song is synonymous with his or her identity. This is seen on a historical level, when one considers the detrimental impact Joe Turner’s chain gangs had on individuals: he broke each member until they had all forgotten who they were

  • Buster Bynum Education Scholarship

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    I would like to express my thanks to the Buster Bynum Education Scholarship for allowing me the opportunity for financial assistance through your scholarship program. Being the second child in my family to attend college, I know that college can be expensive. At the age of seventeen, I am the youngest of six children. I learned from my family that they will give me all the love in the world, but when it comes to money I have to earn it. For the past three years I’ve earned my gas and spending

  • Analysis of Caroline Walker Bynum´s Holy Feast and Holy Fast

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    which were more common to women. Bynum builds up her narrative by exploring how, although the renunciation of money and sex had a shared significance to both genders, the chief metaphor governing the spiritual life of women specifically concerned food. Bynum weaves her monograph together through a careful analysis of both food symbolism and food-related religious practices as described in the works of female mystics themselves and in the hagiographical

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Miller County ' Mississippi ' Essay

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    about Confederate deserter Newton Knight and his band of rebels. Newt’s story has endured the tests of time. Sadly, many of the sources on Newt’s life are biased, exaggerated, or wholly inaccurate. After ten years of taxing research, Dr. Victoria Bynum wrote one of the most well received books on the topic, The Free State of Jones. In it, she presents factual evidence to narrate the Newton Knight story with as much integrity as possible. She used accounts not just from Newt, but also from other families

  • What Are The Similarities Between Joe Turner's Come And Gone

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    During the reading of Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, the similarities of the Long Christmas Dinner and the characters within the play were blatant. This is a story about the values, traditions, and changes made during the time that African-American people were moving and becoming part of a society that wasn’t the same as those before them. There also was a similarity with the Crucible when talking about Bynum's rituals or “witchcraft”. Due to the similarities within the stories one can say that certain

  • Fasting and The Eucharist: Catholic Participation in the Sacrifice of Christ

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    Although Bynum struggles to avoid the association, many other scholars would consider these women to be suffering from what we now call anorexia. But I think an important distinction needs to be drawn between these women and modern day anorexics (as well as my own

  • African American Religion

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    African American Religion Joe Turner’s Come and Gone Misty Ricard Before Africans were brought to America during the slave trade, they had their own culture and society. They had their own language and dance.  They also had their own religion.  History tells us that the Europeans justified their abuse toward the Africans as helping them become more civilized because the Africans lifestyle appeared primal to them and not as developed and industrialized as theirs. What

  • Race, Ethnicity And Gender

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    parole, assessing future risks to protect the community and when the system experiences overcrowding. Parole officers are responsible for establishing whether an inmate is ready for a release and deciding the conditions of the release (Huebner and Bynum 2008: 908). Parole decisions making process are provided with guidelines when making a decision. The parole officers focus various characteristics of the offender are looked as such as age, ethnicity, history, participation programs, risk recidivism

  • Synthesizing In The Criminal Investigation Process

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    complex method of comprehension strategies. This process happens if we are taking in the valued meaning throughout the information that is read. Our understanding of the criminal investigation is enhancing as we read more of the provide information, (Bynum, T 2001). The process of criminal investigation in Synthesizing is based on the forward movement of the evolving thinking. Synthesizing in the criminal investigation processes the scope from taking in the understanding of the meaning while reading

  • Essay Is Crime a Biological or Learned Behavior?

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    88-89). The conclusion that Lombroso came up with was that there is a "born criminal type" (Thompson and Bynum, 2010, P. 89). This concept of physical characteristics was used in other fields, like Anthropology to see if people of a certain race were more primitive then others. It is not all that surprising that it was used to try and establish if criminals