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    Zusak’s use of symbolism, syntax, and diction highlights the shining kindness in the darkness of despair in cruelty, which in turn empowers man to fight for the survival of humanity. He shows the almost robotic way that man treats those who do not comply with the majority, and the result of that lack of emotion. “The first couple of times, he simply stayed - a stranger to kill aloneness...Trust was accumulated quickly, due primarily to the brute strength of the man’s gentleness, his thereness”…

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    men with similar cases were among this list of exonerations. Two different men with two different crimes were both wrongfully convicted, were not given enough investigation, and were exonerated many years after conviction. Jimmy Ray Bromgard was a man convicted for a crime he did not commit: the rape of an 8-year-old girl in 1987. He was put in jail for 15 years before he was exonerated. There were many issues with this case, such as the little girl being unsure of who really raped her, how…

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    In The wife of bath’s tale “Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.” – Oscar Wilde. Men often feel they are authoritative, and women should be obedient. The Wife of Bath is immodest; she applies her sexual utilize in the way she uses sexual power to secure what she desires. In the medieval time there’s not much she does to achieve the power she craves. Most women desire freedom and sovereignty of leadership, “A woman wants the self-same sovereignty over her husband…

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    Effects Of Love Obsession

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    Obsession has many forms and different effects on people young and old. A love obsession is one of the most common. The story of “Araby” is a very good example of a love obsession, the story follows a young boy in Dublin, Ireland, in the 1914, who had an innocent love obsession with a young girl. The ever changing hormones in a young person coming of age of maturity has many effects on their body. As their hormones change and they start to realize things they never noticed before, in this case…

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    cruelty. In his play, Shakespeare uses the word “man” to encourage, provoke and even justify certain actions. Immediately when we meet Lady Macbeth through a dialogue between her husband, Macbeth, we realize that there is a vagueness in gender roles. Macbeth, who was introduced as a violent and valiant man, is hesitant about carrying out a terrible deed, which happens to be murdering the king of Scotland. Whereas women are supposed to be innocent and amicable, Lady Macbeth is shown as a…

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    The Rashomon Effect

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    motives to commit the murder. Any one of them could have done it; not one is truly innocent, emphasizing a postmodernist rejection…

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    In One Foot in Eden, by Ron Rash a young man named Holland Winchester has disappeared without a trace in a small North Carolina town. Throughout the many narrations of One Foot in Eden, the novel lacks the most important, the victim who has been unfairly murdered. There are five other narrators that tell their own story in the timeline, which include: Sheriff Alexander, who is investigating; the husband who committed the crime; his wife; their young son; and the deputy aiding in the…

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    In terms of classical literature and theatre, dating back to Ancient Greece, a tragic hero is a man of great wealth or power who falls from grace. This fall happens at times because of external forces, but more often the man’s downfall is caused by none other than himself. At times, this curse belies the character by an action of choice, be it due to personal failings or because of a misunderstanding. The downfall of Okonkwo, in spite of seeming to be a far different story altogether, is not so…

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    geographical, cultural, and physical surroundings help shape the morality of the little boy. The Road takes place during a post-apocalyptic world, in which morals and humanity is questioned through the actions of cannibals, rapists, and murderers. The man and the boy go on a quest that carries on throughout the novel to head further down south in hopes of finding warmer weather. As Thomas C. Foster stated in How to Read Literature Like a Professor, “the real reason for a quest is always…

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    portrayals which not uncommon to find. “Linking sex with violence in the most dangerous in ads” (Kilbourne). The objectification of women in our society is more established than many would like to believe. Women being portrayed as passive, easy, innocent, needy, submissive and dependent beings create an understanding that women are…

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