E. Morton Jellinek

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  • Symbolism In The Swimmer

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    "The Swimmer," An Alcoholic Journey "The Swimmer," written by John Cheever follows the journey of the main character, Neddy Merrill and his struggles with alcoholism. Living in a wealthy community; full of golf courses, tennis courts and lots of parties, an envious lifestyle, but in the end Neddy's journey doesn't seem so desirous. Cheever uses symbolism to describe the phases of Neddy's life and reflects on how a life of alcoholism is a constant sink or swim battle. Neddy discovers the power of

  • Reflection On Winter

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    Narrative Self-Reflection A large purpose of the narrative is to show the change a person must go through in order to change long-term habits, and the setting heavily reflects on that, because both the character and the setting changed. It is set over the course of a year, which is shown through lines such as “flowers bloom”, and “it grows colder”. It is also shown in the title of each poem, which both corresponds to the season, and the stage of recovery the main character is in. These help to establish

  • Definition Essay On Alcoholism

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    Huss in 1849, but it was not brought into common usage until the 1940s with the founding of the Alcoholics Anonymous. The AA didn't have a clear definition for the disease, so they likened it to a kind of allergy. E. Morton Jellinek was a pioneer in perceiving alcoholism as a legitimate disease. His study in 1960 limited the definition of alcoholism to patients showing a genetic history of the disease. Modern medical definitions have been revised since then, but the majority

  • Essay about Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

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    FORWARDING CERTIFICATE Ms Bandana Grover has been permitted to write a project on “Alcoholism and Drug Addiction” for B.A. LL.B. (Hons) Internal Evaluation of Amity Law School, Sector – 125, Noida, AUUP. Date: 10th October 2011 Ms. Mokshdha Bhushan Lecturer Amity Law School AUUP Noida - 201301 Introduction Alcoholism and Drug Addiction may be conceptualized as crime without victim that is, addict himself is the victim who becomes a prey of its misuse. This