The central message of these seasonal productions, that the hope of the world lies in the reformation of the individual human heart and in the social reintegration of the deviate, is consistent with both the drama and the problems of the period prior to the repeal of the Corn Laws and the expiration of Chartism. Then, too, this was the age of the minor playhouses and new periodicals, innovations that indicate a cultural broadening and a new awareness of the importance of entertainment, information, and moral guidance for the middle and working classes. The founding of The Illustrated London News in and the passing of the Theatre Regulation Act in the year following are both the result of a new appreciation of the theatre. Although the act did away with the old patent monopoly of Drury Lane and Covent Garden Theatres in the metropolis, it compromised between the conservatives who favoured protecting 'legitimate' drama and the reformers who advocated legitimizing the myriad of unlicensed houses that had sprung up in London since the turn of the century.
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White abolitionists urged slave writers to follow well-defined conventions and formulas to produce what they saw as one of the most potent propaganda weapons in their arsenal. Yet for the writers themselves, the opportunity to tell their stories constituted something more personal: a means to write an identity within a country that legally denied their right to exist as human beings. Working cautiously within the genre expectations developed by and for their white audiences, highly articulate African American writers such as Douglass and Jacobs found ways to individualize their narratives and to speak in their own voices in a quest for selfhood that had to be balanced against the aims and values of their audiences. Harriet Jacobs A comparison of the narratives of Douglass and Jacobs demonstrates the full range of demands and situations that slaves could experience.
Erik Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development
Are you living on this side of the hill now? Made my day to see ya! What about the redemption arc planned for Hans? Does anyone have any ideas about that? What happened to your blue tongued skink and praying mantis?.
This stage occurs during adolescence between the ages of approximately 12 and During this stage, adolescents explore their independence and develop a sense of self. During each stage, people face a developmental conflict that must be resolved to successfully develop the primary virtue of that stage. During the identity versus confusion stage, the conflict is centered on developing a personal identity. Successfully completing this stage leads to a strong sense of self that will remain throughout life.