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    The Brotherhood is meant to represent the Communist Party which Ralph Ellison strongly disproves for many reasons: “It stifles free thought; it ignores people’s uniqueness; it attempts to simplify the paradoxes of social life” (Ambivalent Man 622). These problems will become apparent with the narrator accepts the invitation after which he is given a new name and apartment. Before leaving Mary’s home, he stumbles around a coin bank in the shape of a black man with exaggerated features. Angered the Mary owns such an object, he destroys it and takes the remains in his briefcase. Trying to get rid of the remains, he is prevented by others. This represents his struggle to get rid of the stereotypes in order to be seen as an individual but is prevented…

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    The Muslim Brotherhood is a Religious Non Government Organization that operates in Egypt who have developed their political ideology through competing in a previously secular political space. The Muslim Brotherhood fill the void in Egyptian Governments social programs through supplying aid to underdeveloped parts of Egypt in the form of education, medical aid, and acts of charity & welfare on behalf of the community, however their work is self motivated as it seeks to both spread the word of…

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    The Aryan Brotherhood had small beginnings within the California state prison systems, but it has since grown into one of the most powerful white supremacist gangs in the world. The Aryan Brotherhood was formed in 1964 by an Irish biker gang in the San Quentin Prison as a method of protection during a period of desegregation of the California State prison system, which had caused many violent altercations between inmates (Ferranti, 2013). Two groups that had already been around since before the…

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    The Aryan Brotherhood had small beginnings within the California state prison systems, but it has since grown into one of the most powerful white supremacist gangs in the world. PUT CITATIONS HERE The Aryan Brotherhood was formed in 1964 by an Irish biker gang in the San Quentin Prison as a method of protection during a period of desegregation of the prison system, which had caused many violent altercations between inmates. The recruits go through a “boot camp” where they do things like physical…

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    It was home. I didn’t join Alpha Kappa Psi for the only reason to help build myself professionally, but it was because I wanted to help it grow. It was a place in which I wanted to nurture not only myself, but the organization itself. That’s why I’m so willing to dedicate so much of my time to the brotherhood as I don’t just simply believe in the brand of Alpha Kappa Psi, but the brand of the Alpha Omicron Chapter. But passion alone doesn’t necessitate the responsibilities to take up the…

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    In Shinny Game That Melted the Ice the puck represents the development of the brotherhood and journey to belonging. It says “the puck a forgotten thing tucked away in the corner of the net.” (Wagamese 82), this represents that they have officially achieved the relationship they were looking for and he has found the belonging that he has desired for a long time. Because of the series of events that led to this moment, they were able to reconnect through a mutual love of hockey. The main component…

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    Clifton's The Brotherhood

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    The Brotherhood promises the narrator the transcendence of race, but reveals the actual “best interest” of an institution, sacrificing the individual. The “best interest” of an institution, including The Brotherhood, means to sacrifice the individual and their interests, sometimes non-consensually, for the benefit of the greater plan. Disoriented, the narrator wanders the streets and almost collapses causing a woman called Mary to take him in. One night, as an elderly black couple face eviction,…

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    Spartacus Brotherhood

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    Brotherhood, Family, and Love The theme of brotherhood, family and love is one of Spartacus’s major motivations throughout the film. The small scenes like Spartacus and Varinia laughing in a field together, to men huddling around a fire, accompanied with a light soundtrack push the importance brotherhood and love. The scene close to the end of the film, where Spartacus walks around the slave’s camps before the major battle, and views the people in his camp. It is not only made up of hardened…

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    The novel The Outsiders by S.E Hinton is a story famous for the consistent theme of brotherhood and loyalty. The book takes place in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1965 where the town is divided into two distinct social groups, the Socs’ (the rich and sophisticated) and the Greasers (the poor underdogs). The main character, Ponyboy Curtis, a greaser, experiences some conflict with the Socs’ which results in Bob, a Soc, trying to drown him. Ponyboy’s best friend, Johnny Cade, comes to his rescue by stabbing…

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    Do all brothers need to be related by blood? In the novel, Tangerine, by Edward Bloor the main character has a brother that does not treat him well. But eventually he finds a strong brotherhood in his friends. In the novel, Edward Bloor uses the motif of brotherhood to show that brothers do not have to be related by blood. Paul, the main character, has an older brother who he fears and does not interact with him like most brothers do. In the novel it says, ¨Erik was sitting in one of the…

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