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Samuel Beckett

You’re on Earth. There’s no cure for that. ― Samuel Beckett, Endgame & Act Without Words. (Grove Press January 12, 1994) Originally published January 1st 1957.

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Step Onstage: How to Break Down Social Stigma (Part 2)

Last time, we covered the basics of Goffman’s dramaturgical analysis, the sociological concept that individual-society interactions are like theatrical performances. The individual is the actor and the society is the audience. 588 more words

Social Policy

Stryker, S. 1977. Developments in Two Social Psychologies.

Stryker, Sheldon. 1977. “Developments in ‘Two Social Psychologies’: Toward an Appreciation of Mutual Relevance. Sociometry 40(2): 145-160.

Psychology and sociology have brands of social psychology, but they rarely converse with each other. 435 more words

Identity

William Shakespeare

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

— William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act I Scene i

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William Shakespeare

O, here
Will I set up my everlasting rest,
And shake the yoke of inauspicious stars
From this world-wearied flesh. Eyes, look your last!
Arms, take your last embrace! 28 more words

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William Shakespeare

There lives within the very flame of love
A kind of wick or snuff that will abate it,
And nothing is at a like goodness still, 19 more words

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True West

True West is a classic well-made play with a twist. The story follows two brothers with polar opposite ideas of the American dream, masculinity and their efforts to mold their own identities. 708 more words

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