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  • The Chrysalids- Role of Women - 1454 Words
    Examine the role of women in the Waknuk society. Make sure to include the position they hold in the household, how they are treated/ regarded by men, the position they hold in the larger society, and their acceptance of the role that has been laid out for them. In the novel 'The Chrysalids' written by John Whyndam, males are the dominant gender. Even though women play a key role in the Waknuk society, they are not treated as equals compared to men. The Chrysalids outlines the development of...
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  • Animals Can Communicate - Compare and Contrast Paper
    My Name Teacher English 132 11 March 2011 Animals Can Communicate Animals communicate in many, many different ways. Everyone has communicated in some way with a dog by simply clapping one’s hands or simply whistling, but according to some, telepathically communicating with animals is a reality. Sonya Fitzpatrick makes a living communicating with animals, telepathically. She claims to communicate with animals through thoughts, feelings and desires where no known scientific laws exist to...
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  • Esp Research - 1329 Words
    Much research has been conducted looking in to the question of whether or not ESP actually exists, with dream ESP often being focused on in research, where an individual attained information during their sleep which has not come through any of the five recognised senses. Many of the reported cases of ---- of ESP has been deen to take to take place whilst the individuals is in some form of an altered state of consciousness and as dreaming is the most easily accesible altered state of...
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  • A Few Answers for Chrysalids - 943 Words
    The Chrysalids Questions Chapters 1-4 1. Joseph Strorm was a man of local consequence. What does he do, besides farming, that makes him so important? Joseph Strorm is one who devotes much of his time maintaining religious laws and developing a strong community. He is a significant contributor towards religious efforts, for he preaches on Sundays and ensures that every Offence and Blasphemy in his community are dealt with. 2. What evidences does the author give that reveal Joseph Strorm is a...
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  • The Chrysalids Comparison Uncle Axel And
    ! ! ! ! The Chrysalids Comparison Uncle Axel and Joseph Strorm, very contrasting characters in the novel, are compared by their personalities and their relationship with David Strorm. Joseph Strorm is a very dogmatic and detached man in the way he acts towards his son, David, and others in the town of Waknuk. In the novel, Joseph appears to be a very strict man who has no compassion and no positive influence on David’s life. In chapter three, David injuries his hand with a splinter and he...
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  • Chrysalids and Secret Party Comparison
    Different texts in literature are all written with a number of themes the story is based on. One of these common themes is Walls and Barriers. The characters in these texts face many barriers during their journey of life, preventing them from achieving their goals. This year, we have read 3 specific texts that share this theme. Thesis: The characters in Romeo and Juliet, The Chrysalids and The Stolen Party were unable to reach their desired goal due to the problematic walls and barriers they...
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  • According To Churchland - 213 Words
    According to Churchland, parapsychological phenomena include “…telepathy (mind reading), precognition (seeing the future), telekinesis (thought control of material objects), and clairvoyance (knowledge of distant objects) are all awkward to explain within the normal confines of psychology and physics. If these phenomena are real, they might well be reflecting the superphysical nature that the dualist ascribes to the mind. Trivially they are mental phenomena, and if they are also forever beyond...
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  • David Strorm, character from "THE CHRYSALIDS" by John Wyndham
    A beautiful city, clustered with things from inside his head, things he had never seen before, was what the young boy dreamt of. At ten years old, David met Sophie, a special young girl, taking in every detail very clearly about her. David seemed to have an attitude much more mature than his years should have brought. This may have been because he didn't feel he really had any one to truly confide in because his community was so narrow-minded whereas he wasn't. David didn't take others opinion...
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  • The Chrysalids-Summary - 555 Words
    The society of Waknuk has survived a nuclear war. The people have, however, only a dim memory of that period and refer to it as Tribulation, a time during which mankind had to pay for its sins. Although the war happened a long time ago, radiation still contaminates the living world outside the small community. Whenever any evidence of contamination is found within Waknuk, the inhabitants immediately eliminate the offending plant, animal, or...... person. The story centres around the narrator,...
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  • Celta Assignment 3 - 857 Words
    James Quinn Assignment 3 Reasons for choosing text Although a long piece of text, it contains an overall context of animal powers and is an interesting topic. Similar topics students have worked with include qualities of famous people and superheroes. It is an authentic text, containing a wide range of language items and so provides a challenge for intermediate students. The text could also be broken down into sections for specific tasks. Receptive language sub-skills that could be...
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  • The Chrysalids - 934 Words
    The Chrysalids We humans have a wide array of emotions. Some are rarely felt and others can dominate our lives. Fear is an example of the latter. Despite what we may think, fear controls the way you live your life. It gives you a sense of right and wrong and provides the understanding of consequence. The Chrysalids by John Wyndham uses fear as one of the most dominant themes of the novel. The plot of this novel is based around David Strorm, a boy who lives in the post-nuclear-apocalyptic town...
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  • Chrysalids-John Wyndham- Book Report
    The Chrysalids John Wyndham Book Report Static vs. Change: Waknuk did not want to change anything about their society, and wanted to keep fighting Deviations until the whole society was pure according to the way church and they think god says it. For this reason, they had no progress. More and more deviations were created in the society as, Waknuk wanting to stay the same grew. Example: The Sealanders say that they are against the Waknuk people because the Sealanders accept change, but the...
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  • The Guides of David Strorm - 1103 Words
    Reshad Jamil The guides of David Strorm In the beginning of the book The Chrysalids, David Strorm was describing a dream. A marvelous dream about a city seamlessly embraced by the untainted sea set around it. On the streets ran carts without horses and in the sky flew these burnished things shaped like fish, but they weren’t birds. Such a city was so fascinating to a boy who had lived in a society where everyone would look for anything that was odd, or really anything out of the “norm.” David...
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  • The Chrysalids 1 - 812 Words
    In The Chrysalids, John Wyndham creates a nightmare society in which the citizens are driven to obey cruel laws out of fear and punishment by man or by god. Because of the cruelty of their laws and their religion, the people become selfish and hateful towards each other. We are surprised when we are introduced to young people like the Waknuk telepaths, for as they mature, they demonstate qualities of loyalty, compassion and self sacrifice. The mystery of it is that the people of Waknuk were...
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  • The Chrysalids: Uncle Axle Character Sketch
    In the novel The Chrysalids, Axel Strorm—David Strorm's Uncle—is described as "a cripple." (24). They live in Waknuk, Labrador; a community with very unique and bizarre laws and religions. As you read through chapters 1-8 you see his traits prevail. You also learn that David sees his Uncle as a friend and a role model rather then just a relative. "…because he was Uncle Axel and my best friend among the grown-ups." (30) You also get the sense that David almost feels as if his Uncle...
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  • David Strorm Write-Up - 485 Words
    David Strorm is a round character. David grows up in Waknuk, a God-fearing district where all living organisms must be of the “True Image”, without any form of mutation (Deviation as it is called in the story). David is able to “thought-speak” with others that also have the ability. These people are, Rosalind Morton, Anne, Rachel, Mark, Katherine, Sally, Michael and last of all, his younger sister Petra Strorm. David Strorm is adventurous. We know this because, as a child, he often snuck away...
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  • The Chrysalids - 2188 Words
    In the beginning of chapter one of the book, The Chrysalids, David, the main character, describes a recurring dream about an unknown city. He describes the dream as a city clustered on the curve of a big blue bay. The city had unusual automobiles, with carts being pulled without horses and shiny fish shaped things in the sky. David's description of the dream is quite vague and the book does not further address its significance. The reader is unaware of its importance later on in the book....
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  • The Chrysalids - 333 Words
     The Chrysalids David’s new discovery marks an uncertain future for the human race. The revelation of “Sealand” by David and his fellow telepaths have revealed a new beginning of human advancement. It implies a future of further discrimination, corruption and disaster. The novel’s monumental conclusion is full of pessimism as it signifies the evolution of telepaths with a new form of persecution and the possibility of a Second Tribulation. The telepathic world of “Sealand” is the...
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  • Chrysalids - 833 Words
    By close reference to any TWO characters in the story, show how they have been important in communicating the novel’s key themes. Joseph Strom portrays the theme of intolerance. When Aunt Harriet came to see Emily in the hope of exchanging babies to get the normalcy certificate, Joseph asked Aunt Harriet if she wasn’t ‘ashamed of producing a mockery of her Maker’. This shows that he sees the baby as a deviant and sees Aunt Harriet’s act of producing such a child to be an act of mocking the lord....
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  • Vegan Diet - 1408 Words
    Precognitive Dreams Precognitive dreams occur but what are we to make of them? Published on July 30, 2011 by Patrick McNamara, Ph.D. in Dream Catcher Here is a so-called precognitive dream reported in Van de Castle, R.L (1994). Our dreaming mind. Ballantine, New York; p 406-407 "Walter Franklin Prince, a psychologist and Episcopal minister, ....dreamed that he had in his hand a small paper, with an order printed in red ink for the execution of the bearer, a slender woman with blond hair...
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  • Psychic Power - 4465 Words
    When you say psychic, many people have an image of an old woman in a gown with a crystal ball (Simon Bacon) All our life, we look at super heroes that hold some psychic powers that no one believe that it is possible to hold. These psychic powers were seen in cartoon heroes such as Superman, Flash, Batman, Xmen and the mutants. However, today in this writing, we will deduct if such powers do exist in every human being and the reasons of being hidden if they really do exist. Psychism isn't...
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  • effects of internet on youth - 2074 Words
    Are people superfluous? More and more people seem to be equipped with dubious brain implants, both with and without their knowledge. The purpose may be to connect our minds with machines in order to simplify our lives. Imagine that by only using the power of your mind control your environment in terms of sound and light, temperature and the flow of information in general; your intelligent home or your own smart car already knows what you want and how you want it by wordlessly read your...
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  • The Psychic Medium - 1455 Words
    The Psychic Medium There are many types of psychic phenomena that exist. In this paper, I will discuss that of the psychic medium. The term psychic medium refers to a person thought to have the ability to communicate with the spirits of the dead or with agents of another world or dimension through extra sensory perception or paranormal powers. While a medium will always be psychic, a psychic is not always a medium. The main objective of a mediums work is to prove survival of the human...
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  • Chrysalids - 694 Words
    The importance of relationships consists of disagreements, respect, common interests and also their opinions. The Waknuk community all can relate to each other because they all follow the same religion, the “True Image” or the “Nicholas Repentances”. In the Strorm family they all have different opinions, religious views. David and the telepaths all need to stick together because they all share the same secret. In the novel The Chrysalids by John Wyndham, the theme Relationships,...
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  • The Chrysalids - Fear essay - 1142 Words
    “The Chrysalids” by John Wyndham is a science fiction novel which takes place in the future, years after a nuclear holocaust has devastated large areas of the world. The story focuses on the lives of a group of telepathic children, who are forced to flee to “The Fringes, a place where whoever is not the “True Image of God”, is a mutant. The text is written in first person and narrated by David Strorm, one of the telepathic children. It follows David’s life and the events he encounters. “The...
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  • When Harry Met Sally
    When Harry Met Sally Background of Characters and Episode Harry and Sally’s relationship has developed into a stabilized friendship. They arrive at Jess and Marie’s new apartment with a plant. Jess and Marie are unpacking, and they’re having a disagreement about a wagon wheel that’s been made into a table with a round plate glass on top. Harry and Sally have just run into Harry’s ex-wife. He seems upset but denies it when Sally asks him if he’s okay. Jess asks Harry for his opinion, and Harry...
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  • Psychic Abilities - 1440 Words
    Psychic Abilities Are Real Michael Tollis English 8 Mrs. Rodgers May 11, 2012 “A course in miracles claims that the mind has abilities far beyond what our modern world deems possible” (2012, circle of a, Mackie). There are stories that there are sightings of people using psychic abilities. There are also people who swear that they have seen psychic abilities. However, some might say that those people who swear by it, must be watching too much...
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  • Beliefs in Paranormal Phenomena and Locus of Control: a Field Study
    McGarry, James J.; Newberry, Benjamin H.; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol 41(4), Oct 1981. pp. 725-736. In this study, people's beliefs and attitudes toward paranormal phenomena are related to a person's locus of control in four different groups. The way the people in these groups were put together was by their involvement in paranormal practices. The subjects all received a questionnaire asking questions about their beliefs in paranormal phenomenon, locus of control,...
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  • The Chrysalids Essay on Judgment, Discrimination, and Alienation
    In The Chrysalids by John Wyndam, Waknuk is a community throughly brainwashed by tribulation that causes the citizens to believe “normality” is the main focus in life. Consequently, Waknuk became a hostile environment totally intolerant of differences, which causes judgment, discrimination, and alienation to occur in everyday life. This quality of life is clearly evident firstly by the thought group's constant threat of being discovered, secondly, the brutal treatment of those who are...
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  • The Chrysalids Essay - 1246 Words
     Meerarobin 1 Rakin Meerarobin Mrs. Costley ENG1DB April 12 2015 Why has our society become stagnant to change? Change is inevitable, ongoing, and it is a special stage in life. It can have a significant impact on our lives. John Wyndham has effectively, expressed the thought of change throughout the whole story. He has portrayed this thought by characters, setting, and the...
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  • Sixth Sense - 392 Words
    ------------------------------------------------- Shauri Yuen P. Ebba August 14, 2013 The Sixth Sense: A Research Paper on ESP Extrasensory perception (ESP) is commonly referred in layman‘s terms as the ‘sixth sense’ because it occurs independently of the five subtle senses we have (sight, smell, hearing, etc). Basically, ESP involves reception of information not gained through our physical senses but rather through the mind. This ability of the mind involves mental...
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  • The Chrysalids Questions - 618 Words
    The Chrysalids Questions Chapter 9 1) Petra is the newest member of the group. She falls into a pool, and telepathically calls for help, in a powerful and commanding way the others are not capable of. 2) He dreams that his father was putting a mutant to death, except it is Petra, not Sophie. It is foreboding of what will happen in the future. 3) There is an unusually high rate of deviation this season. Jacob thinks this is because people are getting away with more deviation,...
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  • Mediumship: Fraud Oe Genuine
    Aldana 1 Monique Aldana Professor Ferguson English 101 17 April 2013 Mediumship: Fraud or Genuine? Many attempts to communicate with the dead have been documented back to early human history. The oracles of ancient Greece were consulted for advice, and ancient shamans and witch doctors traditionally contacted spirits. People believe mediums mediate communication between the spirits of the dead and other human beings. Although mediumship threatens beliefs of many people and their...
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  • The Chrysalids Essay (stressay) - 1676 Words
    A Hunger for Survival, A Greed for Life Religion teaches one to fear change, or more specifically, natural succession, which occurs when an original population evolves or invades and outlives the population prior. According to Nicholas’s Repentances, a religious text worshipped in the novel, religion provides a reason for destroying or dispersing deviants as seen through the eyes of God (which includes but is not specifically limited to noticeable physical abnormalities). Such actions...
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