Alphonse Elric

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  • Equality In Ayn Rand's Short Story 'Joyride'

    Equality is a simple concept that not everyone understands. True equality is when everyone gets the same chance, everyone has the same expectations, and others are to be treated as expected by everyone. “Joyride” takes place about 30 years ago. In those days, women were breaking ground and were in the beginning stages of being treated as equals to men. Before, being born a woman was like being born in prison. Women had no say in everyday details most of the time. They were to listen to her husband and not question. Almost like a dog listening to their owner. They were breaking stereotypes and getting out of the house. Women were out getting jobs, earning money, and no longer having to rely on the man of the house. Men are finally being prosecuted for raping their wives. Even if there is nothing truly wrong in the relationship that a woman has with her partner, she could just leave and explore. In this story John Dern’s mother Richard Russo depicts a dependent woman’s ability to break her husband 's hold on her and is able to find herself. Sometimes the world throws the unexpected from you. You suddenly feel the need to get up and leave everything behind. In this case the mother leaves her husband to travel across the country with her son, John Dern. In the beginning while writing the letter to leave her husband, she was having problems with what to say. The story reads, “When she became aware of me standing there, she scratched one big work in capital letters on the…

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  • Fullmetal Alchemist Character Analysis

    “Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is Alchemy’s first Law of Equivalent Exchange.” (Alphonse Elric). Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood follows the Elric brothers, Edward and Alphonse on a mission to get their bodies back after discovering the power of the Philosopher’s stone. Their journey is tough and filled with a lot of heartbreak for the characters and viewers. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, I…

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  • Suffering In Christian Life Essay

    “character unleashes hope in suffering.” (Stetzer, “3 Ways Suffering Makes Us Holy”) Through suffers, people can divert their attention from hopeless cures to hope in God who is sovereign over all aspects, even suffer. Like a clump of clay needs to burn in scorching fire to become a beautiful vase, God allows suffering to occur in both non-believers and believers’ life so that He can conform them into His image. People will not alter their wrong path until they see the consequences, thus God…

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  • Fullmetal Alchemist: The Hero's Journey

    The force of love pervades in all situations and circumstances, even in those that appear distant from this current reality. Love plays an important role in the hero(ine)’s journey. Love incites the hero(ine) to embark on his/her journey. The hero(ine) may journey for family, dreams, self-discovery, treasure, community, a lover. No matter the reason, the hero(ine) establishes a strong emotional connection with someone or something and is driven to complete the Hero’s Journey for the love of this…

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