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  • C. S. R. Lewis Analysis

    C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien are considered to be two of the greatest authors of the last century. Ralph C. Wood in his article “Conflict and Convergence on Fundamental Matters in C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien” analyzes the stylistic and philosophical differences between these two authors. His article focuses on the correlation between an author’s philosophy and writings. Although Wood makes valid arguments he is clearly biased towards Tolkien, therefore affecting his credibility. Wood…

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  • The Screwtape Letter

    I picked up this book because it was recommended to me as very funny and, having been a huge fan of The Chronicles of Narnia as a child, I wanted to read an example of C.S. Lewis's overt literary argument for Christianity. I thought I might find a Christian counterpoint to Twain's Letters from the Earth. I'm afraid I was somewhat disappointed. The Screwtape Letters is an epistolary novel with the central conceit being that C.S. Lewis has recovered letters of advice that a Demon from the depths…

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  • S. Lewis Use Of The Allegory In The Chronicles Of Narnia

    There may not be magic rings, wardrobes, or paintings to take us to Narnia, but there is still a way to get there. Was C. S. Lewis creating an allegory in The Chronicles of Narnia? Perhaps not. At the very least, however, his profound belief in Christianity motivated his compelling story. Narnia is all the better off for it. Works Cited Bruner, Kurt, and Ware, Jim…

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  • Overarching Perspectives

    As one continues to interact with the world and its inhabitants, it is common for one to maintain a rudimentary understanding. To combat this and allow for individuals to think more deeply in their evaluation and perception, sociologists use their imagination to see the connections between our personal experience and the larger forces in history. After all, sociology is the study of human society, making the familiar strange through successful questioning and careful analysis (Conley 2015: 3).…

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  • Character Analysis Of Offred In The Handmaid's Tale

    Her shocking, revealing story is brought home by a complex, and effective, narrative technique. Works Cited and Consulted Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale. Anchor Books: New York, New York, 1985. Conboy, Sheila C. "Scripted, Conscripted, and Circumscribed: Body Language in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale." Anxious Power: Reading, Writing, and Ambivalence in Narrative by Women. Eds. Carol J. Singley and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney. Albany : State U of New York…

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  • Essay On The Handmaid's Tale By Margaret Atwood

    “The Handmaid’s Tale”, by Margaret Atwood, is a dystopian novel concerning a woman living in the totalitarian and theocratic state of Gilead. Throughout Atwood’s novel, one is travelling alongside Offred, [a Handmaid to the Commander and Serena Joy] and is experiencing her journey as she is treated as political property. The Republic of Gilead is used by Atwood, to comment on the already existing radical feminism and religious rights trends within western society. Atwood utilises these trends…

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  • Case Study Of A. C. Reynolds High School

    At the beginning of the 2013-2014 school years, A.C. Reynolds High School (ACR) had a total enrollment of 1,369 students with 52% of the population being male and 48% female. The ethnic make-up of the school was predominately Caucasian (80% of the student population), followed by 10% African American, 4% Multiracial, 4% Hispanic and less than 1% Asian or Native American. Students who attend ACR live in the suburban area around the city of Asheville including Fairview, Arden, Fletcher, and Haw…

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  • Aeromedical Evacuation

    The field of aeromedical evacuation encompasses different levels of coordination, communication, and effort in transporting ill or injured to higher levels of care. From the time a person is injured in the field though the arrival at a fixed facility hospital, the patient entrusts care to people assumed to be trained professionals. In reality, the issues surrounding the deployment of personnel has holes in the process. The demand is high in times of crisis and the need for well-trained…

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  • Why Do We Have Freedom In The Handmaid's Tale

    Set after the collapse of the United States, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood tells the tale of a woman named Offred living in a totalitarian government. The Republic of Gilead dictates roles based on one’s sex organs and their viability, such as the Commander, Eye, and Handmaid. Through the narration of the Offred, the reader notices that the relationship she forges with the Commander emphasizes her strengths and weaknesses. By analyzing the bond the main character has with the foil,…

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  • What Is The Destruction Of Sex In The Handmaid's Tale

    The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is a novel with thought-provoking storytelling which allows for powerful ideas and themes to be bred. The story takes place with the overthrowing of the democratic government in the alternative future United States (called Gilead), bringing about a new, totalitarian regime to replace it. The protagonist, Offred, finds herself in an bizarre position as a handmaid trying to survive her new life. In this new society, it is widely agreed among the upper echelon…

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