Florence Cathedral

  • Reflections: "Cathedral"

    Running head: READING REFLECTIONS Reading Reflections: “Cathedral” Crystal Monique Morrison ENG 125 Professor Brad Waltman October 22, 2012 Themes in literature are not as easy to identify as one may think. From reading into the work, it is not always the most easy of the work to come across. Many times the author may have a theme in mind that is not what you, as the reader may think. When reading critically to search for what is to be found in literature, you must use personal experience

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  • The Gothic Cathedral

    The Gothic Cathedral Unit 3 AIU Online The Gothic Cathedral’s In 1163 was when Notre Dame Cathedral also known as Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris, “Our Lady of Paris”, was first started to build. The beautiful cathedral was mostly completed in 1250. Many different architects worked on the site, this would explain the different styles types and different heights of the west front and towers. The towers were finished in 1245 and the entire cathedral was finally finished around 1345. The building

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  • Raymond Carver’s Story, "Cathedral’

    Carver’s story, "Cathedral’, talks about an outside relationship within a marriage that is established between the narrator’s wife and a blind man. The story elaborates how the relationship can affect the normal relations of the couple. Communication in that marriage is not as effective as expected. Also, the privacy of the husband is affected. However, openness results to seeing a cathedral when the husband explains what it is to the blind man. The title is based on the cathedral but the story is

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Florence Nightingale Introduction A human service is a non-profit organization or effort that renders the services for human needs. We should believe that human services is the greatest gift for anyone else and even too your own self satisfaction. This profession offers the assistance needed to manage with primary and social human needs. It is the person’s own will that raise him to pay services for human welfare and help needy people for their survival. Under the human service profession

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Description of Theory: Nightingales theory is based on natural laws ("Current Nursing ", 2012). Florence Nightingale uses an environmental model. It is based on the idea that healing comes from within the individual. The emphasis of care is on placing that patient in an environment conducive to being and becoming well (Cruz, n.d.). She felt that nursing was a calling and defined it as an art and a science that requires a specific educational base of knowledge. She also went on to say that nursing

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  • Florence

    IPG KAMPUS TEMENGGONG IBRAHIM, JOHOR BAHRU PPISMP TESL (R) Foundation Course Cohort 4 (June 2011 Intake) English Studies II PI 1353 K (R) REVISION QUESTIONS – FLORENCE Answer ALL questions individually and present in the next interaction. 1. What is the significance of the title “Florence”? _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________

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  • Inside the Cathedral

    Inside The Cathedral In the short story “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver, Carver touches on a personal experience. Carver and his wife were going to have a house guest, a man that his wife had worked with ten years ago over the summer in Seattle. Carver’s wife had stayed in touch with this man, Robert, over the years. The visit was bittersweet, though Robert was going to be reunited with a long-time friend; it was under the conditions that his wife had passed way. He’d come to Connecticut to visit

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  • Florence Nightingale

    feminism in the early 1850s while struggling with her self-definition and the expectations of an upper-class marital and family life. * Born May 12th 1820 into a wealthy upper middle-class family in Florence Italy, she was named after the city in which she was born. * As a child, Florence was very close to her anti-slavery lobbyist father. Being the youngest of two girls, and having no son, her father treated her as his friend and companion.  Her father, William Nightingale, a wealthy English

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  • Cathedral

    Cathedral There are three major characters in this short story. Two of which stay unnamed throughout the story, the husband and the wife. The third character is a middle-aged blind man named Robert. He is an old friend and previous employer of the wife. It has been ten years since they had seen each other in person, but they kept in consistent contact by sending each other recorded messages on tapes. When Robert’s wife Beulah passes his old employee, the young wife, more than happily opens

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Florence Nightingale’s philosophy of nursing was centered on the patient and their relationship with their surroundings. She believed it was important to focus on the patient by studying their behavior and recording what was observed. She also focused on sanitation or cleanliness of hospitals. She linked five environmental factors that assisted in the recovery of patients. They are fresh water, fresh air, efficient drainage, cleanliness and direct sunlight. Her general concepts of ventilation, quietness

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  • Background on Florence Nightingale

    Background Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820, named after her birthplace, Florence, Italy. Florence’s mother Frances Nightingale was from a family of merchants and enjoyed socializing with people of prominent social standing. Florence was the exact opposite; she avoided anything where she was the center of attention. Florence’s father William Shore Nightingale was a wealthy landowner. Her father was able to provide Florence with the best education. Florence Nightingale was always

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  • Cathedral

    Diane Perry Response Paper 1 Inside a Box Raymond Carver’s the “Cathedral” takes place in somewhere upstate New York with an estimated time frame of a setting of late 1960’s to early 1070’s. The clues of how Robert should travel while coming and going passed the Hudson, should offer the reader a clue where the setting takes place. (Carver 109)The references in the story with a color television set, terms used in the text, the use of cassette tapes, and the use of marijuana

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  • Cathedral

    "Cathedral," written by Raymond Carver, is about a person who is blind and is a friend of narrator’s wife. His name is Robert. Robert is going to meet narrator’s wife, who is his friend, after his wife’s death. The narrator feels unhappy that his wife’s friend is coming to their house to spend the night. His wife has gone to pick the blind person from the train station while the narrator stays at home. When his wife arrives at home, he sees from the window and feels bad because his wife is laughing

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Colleen Worth Florence Nightingale January 28, 2008 Throughout history, wars have emphasized the need for nurses. During the Crimean War (1854-1856), the deficiency of care given to soldiers led to a public outcry in Great Britain. Florence Nightingale played an impressive role in addressing this problem. Florence Nightingale was born in Italy on May 12, 1820 into a rich, upper class, wealthy and intellectual family. She believed she was “called by God to help others and to improve the

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  • Chartres Cathedral

    building of Chartres Cathedral. Wine production and consumption was a crucial part of the culture during and after the building of Chartres Cathedral. Like today’s culture, wine is a substantial part of everyday life. Whether it was used as a form of payment, or simply to enjoy the celebrations and company of others, wine played a great role in medieval France at Chartres Cathedral. The geography of Chartres was practical for vinification. Vineyards surrounded Chartres Cathedral. They stretched the

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  • Florence Nightingale Film Analysis

    Florence Nightingale Film Analysis The story happened in England in the early 1840s. According to the narrator, it was a time of only two classes: the fabulously wealthy or the very poor. As a member of the aristocratic gentry, young Florence Nightingale's life has been predetermined by tradition: she is to marry a suitable man of her class and become a mother. Any personal ambitions she may possess should be ignored as she pursues this singular goal. But Nightingale is a strong-willed woman

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  • Comparison and Contrast of Two Gothic Cathedrals

    contrasting the two Gothic Cathedrals Art Works from different times so as to lay out the key differences in their styles, time, societies and characteristics. Difference and similarities of the two artists’ stylistic will also be highlighting with their ideas, thought patterns and relativity according to the society which they belong. Thesis Statement This paper aims to explain various differences between the three designers and the painters the two Gothic Cathedrals. The artwork design and their

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  • Raymond Carver's Cathedral

    Pete Moran Professor Wright Unit #4 Essay ENWR 106-11 August 8, 2013 Even the Blind Can One Day See In the short story “Cathedral” the speaking voice comes from the character known as the husband. The husband appears to narrate the story with the intent of telling it like it is. He makes his opinions, usually negative, very well known to the reader, which I believe makes him appear that much more human to the audience. I chose this story for my final paper because I was able to develop a connection

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  • Florence Nightengale

    Florence Nightingale was a legend in her lifetime and was one of the greatest pioneer's in nursing. She lived ninety years and accomplished many great things for the field of nursing. Her descriptions of nursing, health, environment, and humankind are remarkable and still true to this day. Nightingale reformed nursing and changed the way nursing was viewed. Some of the issues during Nightingale's time, the 1800's, we still face today. Nightingale not only impacted nursing in the 1800's, but

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  • Florence Prescription

    Arriving to work on time, advocating for my patients, and making the correct choices when faced with ethical dilemmas are a few ways I can display commitment. The second is initiative. Florence is a prime example of why this is so important. When she knew conditions weren’t safe for soldiers during the Crimean War, Florence took the initiative to change the situation. Despite the much negativity against her, she continued her work until conditions were changed. As a nurse, I will voice my opinion when

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  • Story Questions a&P and Cathedral

    Story questions A&P and Cathedral A&P 1. Sammy is a 19 year old boy with raging hormones which affects him by quitting his job in order to try and catch the attention of Queenie and her friends. 2. The customers in the store are regular people wearing normal clothes and Queenie and her friends stand out because they are wearing bathing suits inside the store. 3. Sammy likes their bodies, Queenies leadership and how they move. 4. Yes. She is a stock character because they name her Queenie because

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  • Florence Nightingale Theoretical Framework

    Florence Nightingale Theoretical Framework Katherine Perona and Ashley Schultz Grand Canyon University Theoretical Foundations of Practice NUR 513 Sandra Wheeler November 04, 2014 Florence Nightingale Theoretical Framework Florence Nightingale is well known as the mother of modern nursing. She drew upon her many experiences as a battlefield nurse during the Crimean war to develop what was widely accepted as the first nursing theory. She viewed the manipulation of a patient’s environment

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Florence Nightingale: Her Theory and the Impact That Remains in the Nursing Profession and Modern World Megan Greaves The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing NUR 308: Conceptual Foundations of Nursing Summer 2014 Florence Nightingale Florence Nightingale was a pioneer of professional nursing and established a descriptive theory that it still important in the modern world. Nursing theories provide a base for knowledge and provide guidelines for making decisions and

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Florence Nightingale Katharine Hamilton University of Phoenix September 21, 2014 Florence Nightingale There have been many nursing theorists throughout history; however there is one who set the foundation for nursing theory as it exists today. Florence Nightingale played an instrumental role in the development of nursing theory. Nightingale believed that “person” was the whole person who included physical, social, psychological, and spiritual. Health was “to be well” but also have control

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  • Cathedral

    Cathedral It is an ongoing problem that people are narrow-minded and have preconceptions. It does no one good and is an obstacle in your everyday life. By closing your eyes, the other senses, like feeling, hearing and smelling, tune in and take over. A lot can be learned from these senses and new truths can be unrevealed. In the short story Cathedral, the main character stops his prejudices and sees a new truth. The short story Cathedral takes place in the 1990s in a married couple’s house in

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  • Cathedral

    Cathedral I did not care for the narrator of this story at all! The way he told the story was very irritating and made it hard for me to become interested. I had to read back over many paragraphs to comprehend what was going on. He could have put five of his short sentences that said the same thing over and over again, into one sentence. To me the narrator seemed simple minded. There was a couple moments only a sentence or two where he made me think the story was going to become easier to

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  • Florence Nightengale

    Source 4 is an extract from The Times Newspaper published in February of 1855. It includes little information to support Florence being the main cause of the improvement of medical care, but does include information on how she supported soldiers and was seen. For example, they say that wherever there is disease, Florence nightingale is depicted as a caring nurse, on hand to help. Her ‘kindly presence’ and ‘good comfort’ sense of aura is greatly appreciated by the soldiers whilst everyone is surrounded

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  • Florence Nightengale

    Abstract Florence Nightingale is known as the “mother of modern nursing.” Her intelligence, classical education, religious beliefs as a Unitarian, and her family’s social status were all attributes that stimulated her drive to begin what nursing is currently. Nightingale’s Environmental Model is one of the earliest grand theories. It connects the concepts of the patient, the nurse, the environment, and health. Florence Nightingale pioneered the theory that the environment affects an individual’s

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  • The Plot and Theme in Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral”

    The Plot and Theme in Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral” Raymond Carver states that by the mid-1960s he was tired of reading and writing “long narrative fiction” (“On Writing” 46). Shorter fiction, he found, was more immediate. This mode of thought may help us to understand why Carver turned to compose shorter works of fiction like “Cathedral,” a work that acts as a brief glance into how one man’s physical blindness helps another man begin to overcome his own spiritual blindness. Carver’s thematic plots

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  • Raymond Carver Cathedral

    RAYMOND CARVER CATHEDRAL Student’s name Institution Summary Raymond Carver gives a story of a blind man who his wife met during her singlehood but during their relationship. His name was Robert. Robert who was going to pay a visit to their home courtesy of his wife. Robert is a blind man from Seattle who Raymond’s wife had been working for ten years ago. Raymond’s wife had seen an advertisement on a newspaper of a blind man who needed to assisted in his

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  • Cathedral Analysis

    Ashley Duffel Ms. Keitel English 112 2 April. 2015 Cathedral Short Story Analysis Raymond Carver based Cathedral in the era where the color television has just replaced the basic black and white television. The narrator is the husband, whose name is unknown. The story takes place in the home of the narrator and his wife. Because of this, I believe it is safe to assume the husband was chosen by Carver to be the narrator so we can see how this character changes throughout the story that is

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  • Cathedral

    Cathedral In this world, it’s quite common to meet someone with a disability. In fact there are 650 million people in the world who are disabled, according to the World Health Organization. One of the main characters in “Cathedral” written by Raymond Carver, Richard, is blind. I can relate to him on a certain level because I have asthma. People with disabilities are often discriminated against, though sometimes, I believe, unintentionally. The general population of non-disabled people usually have

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  • A&P and Cathedral Comparison Essay

    Mallory Russell 06/12/15 Comparison Essay ENG 102 Online “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver versus “A + P” by John Updike In the short stories “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver and “A + P” by John Updike the protagonists experience an epiphany that change their restricted way of thinking. The main character, “Sammy” in John Updike’s, “A + P” is a teenage boy working in the town grocery store. Sammy experiences an epiphany when he decides to quit his job at the grocery store. He quit because he believed

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  • Theme and Narrative Elements of Cathedral

    In Raymond Carver’s story Cathedral, our narrator recounts his first meeting with a blind man using a first-person point of view, “the main character is telling the story from their point of view and of course using the 'I' form. This viewing of events largely through a character's eyes is called an internal point of view. We may not experience everything they do but events are mostly seen through their eyes, with an insight into their thoughts and feelings and often with comments on the situation

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Sujet: Les découvertes depuis le 19ème siècle sur l’hypothèse de Florence Nightingale sur l’importance de la nutrition, de l'hygiène et du repos pour une guérison plus rapide, en cas de maladie. Introduction : Sujet amené : Les soins offerts pour les patients avant le 19ème siècle. Sujet posé : L'hypothèse de Florence Nightingale (19ème siècle) sur la nutrition, l'hygiène et le repos comme facteurs majeurs dans le recouvrement de la santé et les découvertes pour la clarification de son hypothèse

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  • Family in Renaissance Florence

    Leon Battista Alberti’s book, The Family in Renaissance Florence, is a dialogue spanning a variety of topics including education, money, marriage and management of the household. Amidst a discussion reconciling the virtue of thrift with the necessity of dressing well, the character of Giannozzo Alberti reveals a clear distinction between the private and public spheres. Giannozzo declares that “good clothing for civic life must be clean, suitable and well made--that’s the main thing” (p.64) and

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  • Murder in the Cathedral

    good friend where he was delivering mass in his own cathedral. This was the day that Thomas Becket was martyred for his faith. Grim remained loyal to Becket, writing down the details of the brutality he had seen that day; He called it Martyrdom. Martyrdom is now known as a historically accurate text depicting the murder of St. Thomas Becket. Using Grim’s text as reference, the prestigious playwright, T.S. Eliot, wrote Murder in the Cathedral, with Becket as the central character. Historical accuracies

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  • The Portal of Rouen Cathedral Light.

    Art 2 The piece I chose was “The Portal of Rouen Cathedral in Morning Light,” painted by French artist Claude Monet in 1894. The medium Monet chose for this piece was oil on a 100.3 by 65.1 cm canvas. This Rouen Cathedral itself is a Roman Catholic cathedral that is located in northwestern France, and was something Monet found interesting enough to paint while his stay in France. The Rouen Cathedral was a one of the few paintings that caught my eyes, as it is very unique. I instantly knew the

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  • Analysis of the Cathedral

    Analysis of The Cathedral In the short story Cathedral by Raymond Carver, Carver uses the narrator's doubtful tone and 1st person point of view in order to portray how prejudice and bias is a result of false assumptions based on common stereotypes about the blind. The story ironically shows how the blind man, Robert, is readily open to new experiences and ideas while the narrator, a man who has all of his senses is largely limited by his ways of thinking. In a way, Carver forces the reader to

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  • Florence Renaissance

    Florence in the Renaissance was the home of a galaxy of men of talent and genius who find no parallel in history except in ancient Athens. A sketch of the history of the city cannot "explain" the presence of so many outstanding individuals nothing can do that. It can only present some idea of the conditions in which they flourished. From at least as far back as the eleventh century we can discern some features of Florentine history that were to remain fairly constant. The governing class at this

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  • Analysis of Cathedral by Raymond Carver

    Alvin Veras Safia Ahmad English 108-OP95(1) 27 November 2015 Analysis of Cathedral by Raymond Carver In “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver, it is about two men who are blind, one physically and the other psychologically. Carver uses a narrator who is a faux naif narrating his story about his life. The narrator’s wife has an old blind friend named, Robert. The story is about transcendence where although the unnamed narrator can physically see things, he lacks the wisdom and potential to see the

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  • The Leadership and Legacy of Florence Nightingale

    The Leadership and Legacy of Florence Nightingale Pamela Passmore Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Roles and Practice/510 01/11/2015 Dolores Diehl The Leadership and Legacy of Florence Nightingale Florence Nightingale is known as the founder of modern nursing. Her contributions and influence not only to the nursing profession, but to the public health care system, is unparalleled. She was instrumental in establishing multiple processes and practices that are still in current

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  • Florence Nightingale

    The Leadership and Legacy of Florence Nightingale Mary-Margaret Charles NSG 510 June 24, 2016 Professor Michelle Dorin Nursing is an evolving and constantly changing profession. It is a blend of art and science that proves to put a theory to action. Florence Nightingale created modern nursing and before Nightingale's time, nursing was considered an action that did not demand any skill or training and was only for the old, sick and indigent women that were not suitable for other worthy jobs

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  • David Macaulay: Cathedral 

    David Macaulay: Cathedral  This film is an animated documentary about the building of a fictitious Catholic cathedral in 13th century France. Based on the book by David Macaulay, "Cathedral" references the real cathedrals of today, looks at the challenges of building such huge structures, given the available technology of the time, explains why they were of such importance to medieval life, and how they remain so today, 700 years later. Whenever I travel, I adore visiting cathedrals, when though

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  • Gothic Cathedrals, Compare and Contrast Two

    Gothic Cathedrals The Gothic style has been the root for some of mankind’s most beautiful works of art. It was introduced by the Romanesque style of building. Romanesque style only lasted for nearly one hundred years before the Gothic style replaced it entirely. Abbot Suger was the founder of the Gothic style. One great form of Gothic architecture was the Notre Dame de Chartres cathedral that was built in France between 1145 and 1513. Another form is the Bourges cathedral, located in Bourges

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  • Cathedral

    The story “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver is based around a narrator talking in first person about his feelings towards a relationship that his wife has with a blind man. We can extract a lot of the narrator’s emotions about the blind man, as well as the narrator’s personality because Carver uses different types of characterization. Carver’s uses first person narration as a method of revealing the narrator’s dynamic and complex characteristics. This can be seen through the use of language in the story

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  • The Impact of the Cathedral

    In Raymond Carvers “ The Cathedral”, a young American couple expect a guest who is blind to pay them a visit. The blind man named Robert happens to be a real dear friend of the wife. Robert is coming through from Connecticut where he was paying a visit to his deceased wife’s family. Bub isn’t really excited about the fact that a blind man is coming over to his house to stay. Bub later gets the time to know him after the wife pretty much asked him to be a good house host, Robert in the end impresses

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  • Hypothetical Proposition to Florence, Az

    There is a very tiny town in another state that has been making international news regarding the lack of medical care being administered by the State prison complex’s and received by the inmates. While researching the demographics of Florence, Arizona, including five different prison complexes, the focus of attention will be the needs of the inmates for appropriate healthcare. This includes researching how the population of the state prisons is affecting the quality of healthcare the inmates receive

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  • The Cathedral

    “A Drastic Change in Carver’s Cathedral” “I wasn’t enthusiastic about his visit. He was no one I knew. And being blind bothered me” (Carver 184). These were some of the things the narrator made towards the blind man Robert, when hearing of his future visit to his house. In Carver’s short story “Cathedral”, the author shows a character that develops throughout the story, and this particular cathedral proves to play a big role in the theme of the story. From the very start, you could tell

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  • Florence Nightingale

    Florence Nightingale Florence Nightingale was a strong woman with a big heart. Nightingale advocated strict discipline, cleanliness, and felt that nurses should possess an innate empathy for their patients. She built the foundation for professional nursing and was a reformer of hospital sanitation methods. She founded the sanitary methods that we still use today. Florence rebelled against her family and was determined to serve our society. In the 1800s, she developed an ambition to work in the

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