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    open deliberation over the significance and nature of equity. Starting in lines 338c, Socrates chooses to leave aside Thrasymachus ' declaration that equity is simply the upside of the more grounded gathering, to center in around a remark Thrasymachus made about whether the life of an unreasonable man is superior to the life of a simply man (347e). Socrates contends that the equitable individual is astute and great, that equity is goodness, that treachery is bad habit, and that the crooked individual is oblivious and terrible. Despite the fact that he befuddles Thrasymachus, Socrates ' contention depends on an imperfect guideline he puts forth concerning the characteristics of like things. Socrates starts his contention for equity over foul play by embarking to characterize which of them is a righteousness and which is a bad habit. Thrasymachus and Socrates concur that the simply man will just attempt to show improvement over the out of line man, who is not at all like him, while the low man will attempt to show improvement over both the fair and uncalled for man, who are both not at all like and like him. Thrasymachus states that the unreasonable man resembles the great, while the out of line man dislike the great (349d). Socrates contends that best professionals of an ability don 't look to exceed their similarly invested colleagues, yet just attempt to show improvement…

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    what is expected of me as a man? Society, over the last one hundred years or so, has defined masculinity not with words, but with image; with muscles, with a lack of emotion, with athletics, with jobs that “only…

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    8th Juror Analysis

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    The fate of a young 19 year-old man accused of murdering his father was between 12 jurors and their arguments on weather or not the young man was guilty or not guilty. In this case the 8th Juror can be seen as the hero and the protagonist as he was the only juror to give some reasoning behind his vote and actually use his mentality in this risk taking decision. The next three paragraphs state how the 8th Juror is a hero by Standing alone to his beliefs and reasonable doubt and voting not guilty…

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    puts girls only in relation to boys besides the rare occasion of Ariel. While Ariel looks like Barbie, she still has a story that makes her adventurous. This is uncommon among most movies because they commonly portray women as just a pretty face. While it may still be completely about love and romance, she doesn’t follow the norm and wait for a man to come for her. This is teaching the little girls that women can be important in the world and hopefully show them they can can do big things in…

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    In our modern day society, men are regarded mainly as strong, dominant figures who know exactly what they plan to do, and how they will carry out those plans. In short, to be a man means being powerful and the epitome of blunt force in human terms. Consequently, those who show weakness are looked down on or shamed, similarly to women who are seen as inferior in strength. In contrast, men are expected to put up a strong front and take out their emotions in a gratuitously violent way that…

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    In our modern day society, men are regarded mainly as strong, dominant figures who know exactly what they plan to do, and how they will carry out those plans. To be a man means being powerful and is the epitome of blunt force in human terms. Consequently, those who show weakness are looked down on or shamed, similarly to women who are seen as inferior in strength. In contrast, men are expected to put up a strong front and take out their emotions in a gratuitously violent way that romanticizes…

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    world, women were considered as property, no better than cattle or land. However, Shakespeare's significant plays drove the idea into people's minds toward accepting the new ideas that women were just as strong, valiant and independent like any other man. Especially in the play, The Merchant of Venice. In this play, three female characters were introduced that are very influential in the course of the events happening in the play as a result of them not conforming to traditional values of that…

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    continue these favors towards you, Cesario, you are like to be much advanced. He hath known you but three days, and already you are no stranger. (I.iv.1-4) Despite the fact that Viola only changed her outward appearance to become Cesario, that outward change was enough to provide her with a much wider range of opportunities. If she had applied to the same job in the same manner without her disguise, she would not have achieved the same success, or have gotten a job at all in that matter. The…

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    time. Though her explanation of how women were seen in society, the confines in which women were expected to live in society during the period are revealed. Wollstonecraft writes that “women aren’t thought to have enough strength of mind to acquire virtue…” (pg 12), she goes on to show that women were only taught lessons and qualities from infancy which would “obtain for them the protection of man” (pg. 13), and it is considered when a woman is married that “she has reached her goal” (pg. 22).…

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    thought to be an actor but is then revealed to be a Chinese spy, to create a tragedy. After Gallimard falls in love with Song and separates from his wife he learns that Song is, in fact, a man. The audience’s opinion of his refusal to accept that his lover could be another man allows for several interpretations of Hwang’s reasons for writing this piece and what can be learned from it. Sexuality and gender identity are the two biggest topics within these interpretations. Rather than focusing on…

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