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Legal and Historical Context

This essay will consider key issues that relate to mental health problems in the practice of social work with adults in the United Kingdom. This will be demonstrated by firstly examining the legal and historical context of the mental health and the Mental Health Act (MHA). Secondly, an understanding of theories suitable for individual assessment…

The Social And Historical Context Of Blue Remembered Hills

Introduction Blue Remembered Hills is a play set in 1943 written by Dennis Potter. It studies a group of seven-year-olds playing in the Forest of Dean one summer afternoon until the character Donald, or better known as “Donald Duck” by his friends, is burned to death as a result of the other childrens’ actions. The…

The social and historical context in juvenile court

What was the social and historical context in which the juvenile court was created? What has been the fundamental difference between the procedures used in juvenile courts and those employed in criminal (adult) courts? Juvenile Court, authority charged with the disposition of legal actions involving children. One hundred years ago, the Illinois legislature enacted the…

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Historical context of 1984 – George Orwell

George Orwells 1984 is one of the most important pieces of political fiction; it is a timeless political satire that demands to be read to be truly appreciated. Published in 1948, and set 36 years into the future, 1984 eerily depicts where the world is going, where the truth is shunted and lies are promoted…

The Historical Context of Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Every great piece of literature is influenced or inspired by the time period in which it was written. Whether the author consciously or unconsciously intended to write about a specific milieu, it will always be evident in the text. This is because the author is always influenced by the point in history in which he…

Historical Context of Images for Your Virtual Art Gallery Tour

Sleep was painted with oil in 51×78 cm. canvas in 1937 by Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dali i Domenech, or simply known as Salvador Dali, a famous Spanish surrealist painter and sculptor. He painted Sleep for his British millionaire patron, Edward James. Dali almost incorporated sleep into almost all his works because he was fascinated…

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Analysis and Historical Context from Second Treatise of Civil Government by John Locke

The previous fragment we’ve read belongs to the work of John Locke, ‘Second Treatise of Civil Government’, who published it anonymously in 1689. It is a work of political philosophy, in which Locke talks about civil society, natural rights and separation of powers. Locke was one of the first empirical philosophers and he believed that…

Historical Context of the Remakes of The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera has undergone subsequent remakes. This Hollywood film has undergone numerous remakes at different historical moments throughout the world. In Hollywood and the United Kingdom, it has spawned more than ten film and TV versions that differ significantly in selecting the settings for the horror-romance [Paris, New York and London] in…

Understanding Literature through Historical Context

Requisites of literary criticism involve understanding and delving into a set of concepts and intellectual assumptions based on the underlying structure which constitutes the literary matter and the objective of the critical practice. The text is not merely just text but is a product or conception of the world outside the text. Even with the…

The Relationship Between Ideas And The Historical Context

During the Qin Dynasty, the commencement of the Imperial China begun under the First Emperor Qin Shi Huang in 221 BCE in which the said period, the Imperial China, continued until the Qing or Manchu Dynasty, the ruling dynasty of China. Furthermore, in this dynasty that Legalism became the vital prevailing inspiration that wraps up…

What are specific historical references in historical context?

“Sundiata” is an epic, almost a mythological story, however refering to massive historical background. It can be viewed as poetic explanation of particular events from Malian history. Although often told allegorically, the “Sundiata” is a historic composition that provides us with a great number of facts from the history of Mali and neighboring nations. The…

Historical context: book of lamentations

Mourn, grieve, dirge, and wail are some words related to lamentation. There are deep emotions involved in lamentation. The author of the Book of Lamentations had experienced real, actual events that caused bereft of hope to his soul. Believed to author the Book of Lamentations, prophet Jeremiah had not only vividly narrated what happened to…

Historical context: book of 2 thessalonians

Thessalonica was one of the key cities of Macedonia. In Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians, he had expressed that their efforts to spread the Gospel to their place were not wasted because their faith in God became evident and in fact, became known to many places in Macedonia and Achaia (1 Thessalonians 1). Because…

Macbeth Summary – historical context and the main female roles

* Macbeth was written around 1606 * King James I has recently honoured Shakespeare’s theatre company and so this play was a ‘thank you’ to him; o The story is made relevant to him as he had written a book on Demonology about witchcraft with many of his beliefs appearing in Macbeth. o He also…

With reference to Historical Context

    At the beginning of Act 2, we have a long paragraph of stage directions, this is obviously is not written for performing art groups who are performing this play, this is written specifically for English Literature students to use and talk about, which is what I shall do. We are told that we…

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