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Erik H. Erikson: Biography & Works

Where and When He Lived (Erik’s Background): Born in: Frankfurt, Germany on June 15th, 1902 1911: Adopted by step-father Theodor Homburger 1919: Begins traveling throughout Europe 1927: Becomes teacher at Heitzing School in Vienna Researched at the Vienna Psychoanalytical Institute 1928: Studied child psychology with Anna Freud 1933: Emigrated to USA; learned of society and…

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Major Technological Advancements: 1837-Morse Code and Telegraph invented by Samuel F.B Morse, extremely important to the progression of communication technology. 1846- Sewing Machine by Elias Howe 1850- Oil refining first used, which is where crude oil is processed into gasoline, diesel, oil and more. 1858- Sewage system invented in London by Joseph Bazalgette. Extremely important,…

How to Cite MLA: Works Cited and Embedded Citations

How to reference a lecture in Works Cited Lecturer’s last name and first initial. “Title of lecture.” Course code. Name of school/institution. Location of lecture, date. i.e. Gill,R. “Genocide”. CGC 1D0. Stephen Lewis Secondary School. Room 306. Monday Sept 24th, 2010. How to reference a lecture as an Embedded Citation. (Lecturer’s last name, date) i.e.…

Formalism: Literary Perspective

What is Formalism? Formalists focus on literary elements such as plot, character, setting, diction, imagery, structure, and point of view Literary works are studied as independent systems with interdependent parts Biographical information and historical data are subordinate/not as vital to the formalist perspective What is Formalism? For Formalists, the proper concern is with the work…