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    themselves unable to produce a male heir. When Sir Thomas More rises to the title of Lord Chancellor of England, the King approaches him, hoping to convince More to support the divorce. More did not approve of the marriage from the start, as it went against the Bible and forced the Pope to issue a dispensation to allow the nuptials. Years pass and Henry creates a new church, the Church of England, and marries his former mistress, Anne Boleyn, and More…

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    Risking so much for such little moral satisfaction may seem naive to most, but not to Robert Bolt’s depiction of Sir Thomas More in A Man For All Seasons. Everything Sir Thomas More does in his life; from how he deals with his friend King Henry VII to how he treats his family and ultimately how he presents himself towards his final demise are guided and controlled…

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    Since Mumford and Sons, an English folk rock band, released their album in 2009, Sigh No More, has gotten a popular reputation among the Shakespearean community for their strong literary influence. The community has grasped that each song in the album is actually a reference to at least one of Shakespeare’s many plays, even the title of the album, Sigh No More, was a reference to Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing. Marcus Mumford, the lead singer, gave an explanation about all the literary…

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    was very eye opening because there were times when I was really overjoyed by being there and some other times where I just participated because I wanted to gain the experience and it turns out it wasn’t for me and that’s okay. Overall, I’d say I’m more interested than ever pushing forward and learning from these opportunities because a career in this profession is something I’m hungry for and I’m extremely excited to see where I end up. All of the visits gave me a different perspective…

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    Dystopia In The Giver

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    The Giver Since the beginning of time, humans have formed settlements in order to survive. Naturally the settlements have become more advanced and complex. Communities and settlements advanced as did society and the way people lived. The settlements became more organized with laws, forms of government have been created, and they even had leaders. As time passed, novels plotlines have advanced in this same way. An example would be Lois Lowry’s novel The Giver that takes place within a Utopia.…

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    Thomas More lived a reasonably long life dying at age 57, doing all the things he has done. Being named all these high ranked religious labels, studying at Oxford University, working under powerful people for example King Henry VII. He lived a fruitful life. We can say that Thomas More had many contributions in his lifetime. On February 7, 1478 a child by the name of Thomas More was brought into this world in the town of London, England. Thomas More attended St. Anthony school in…

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    A perfect world doesn’t exist, but humans keep trying to create them, and humans keep striving for the perfection that they cannot reach. Although this sounds pointless, creating a utopia can help bring to light the many problems that we still need to solve in the world today. Creating a utopia can also help reveal new ideas to implant into society, like Democracy. We use many ideas from utopias to make our world a better place and make it slightly closer to a utopia than it was yesterday. The…

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    A perfect society: Long sought after, however, impossible to achieve. There have been many theories on a perfect society and how it will be a reality one day. This reality seems desirable but could never be accomplished without some people getting put down for this society to rise up. A utopia appears perfect but deep down has many fatal flaws that take away freedom and knowledge from the citizens. Our modern day society, even though far from perfect, gives us things a utopia can not. The…

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    women can't make their own decisions/choices and can't be equal. They all have to play their roles to keep the Utopia or “good place” in balance,and this is wrong. According to the text,"The same trade generally passes down from father to son"(More). More shows injustice because he is implying a young boy has to learn a trade from his father. In other words, boys can't learn from their mother, or the mothers aren't capable to teach their boys. Why can't the son learns a trade from his mother…

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    Saint Thomas More truly was a great man, worthy of his canonization and throughout his life he exhibited many gifts, talents, and qualities. He was born February 7, 1478, became the councilor for King Henry VIII and Lord High Chancellor of England before his death on July 6, 1535. This man was called a ‘Man for All Seasons’ or in other words a Renaissance Man. This title, along with many of his other prestigious titles, was presented to him because of how he put God at the center of his…

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