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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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    understanding both good and bad, about the structure and makeup of a group. As the story unfolds, it becomes evident that the jury must reach a decision of guilty or not guilty judgement in a capital murder case. The man on trial is a Latino teenager, accused of murdering his abusive father. If the young man is found guilty, he will be sentenced to death. While examining the jury, there are several differences of opinions, or bias that affect the way each individual will vote. Analyzing the…

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    Haramb

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    healing, the gorilla Ohana was none for he magical abilities to heal the wounded. It took him 3 day before he arose and was able to get back to his duties. Then on the 7th day of his return there was an instance that would change the jungle forever, a man child was found lost in the jungle. Harambe was the first one to race to the scene, as everyone else began to crowd around they all wondered what they would do with it. Some said to kill it, some said to just leave it, but Harambe stood up and…

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    portrayed as needing a man in their lives to feel completed. In a male dominant society, the male is the rule maker. Things must always be approved by him. In Fatal Attraction, Dan is the main male character, which he has two different relationships with two different women. In one specific event in the movie Dan is turned down by his wife for sex. He take advantage of…

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    In William Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth is portrayed as a masterful puppeteer in a male predominant world in which she attempts to control. Throughout this tragedy, the role of manhood and what it takes to be a man is called into question. Lady Macbeth is one who desires to take on the male role in the play’s cruel world. The audience sees what manhood means in her eyes as she manipulates her husband into committing numerous, horrific crimes. She has many male characteristics, but…

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    the boy set out making good choices, but as time progresses, the father starts to lose his moral compass. McCarthy describes a split in humanity, as when placed into life threatening situations, both paths of good and evil arise. The younger, more innocent people in humanity can serve as a moral compass for the older, more selfish people in humanity. At the beginning of The Road, the father and the son define themselves as…

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    article mentions that apologies are a sign of weakness. Stereotypically, are strong and do not show weaknesses. Since men aspire to appear as the stronger and dominant sex, they avoid situations and actions that may portray them as being weak. If a man appears weak, they believe that someone will take advantage of them. On the other hand, women reward and embrace each other who do not believe they are superior to the others. Thus, in these ways and many more, men and women have different ways to…

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    of the good guys, the man has to teach the son to carry the fire so he can replenish the earth by turning the world from evil. If the man does not do this the son will not have anything to live for and will want to die with the man. The man and son have only a few pieces of hope keeping them going; without the son the man would have given up but in the hardest times they remind each other to carry the fire ¬– to remain “good” guys in a bad world. In the dark grey world, the man and son carry the…

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    In the movie 12 Angry Men, a young man is on trial for murdering his father. The movie opens at a point in the trial after the witnesses have testified, and the prosecution and defense have had their say. It is now up to the twelve men of the jury to decide the fate of the defendant. In this particular case if he is found guilty, he will be sentenced to death by the electric chair. The jury go in to the jury room, sit down, and take a vote. The defendant is found guilty eleven to one, but since…

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    detained him. After all, there was only one man against twenty or more men. It wasn’t the young man’s threat to O’Brien that made him throw the grenade, it wasn’t that he was in danger at that moment in time. It was the violence that resonates with war and the paranoia that grasps a man by the throat and won’t let go. The violence the O’Brien has experienced up until this moment pushed O’Brien to cross the line and murder someone who could potential be innocent. The savagery of violence made him…

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