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  • Tv's New Wave Of Women Analysis

    Have you ever watched television shows and noticed the genders of the main characters? If so, how does the producer create their personalities? Does he or she consider the actors as “crazy” or does he or she consider the actors as airheads? Two articles that discuss this topic are “TV’s New Wave of Women: Smart, Strong, Borderline Insane” by Heather Havrilesky and “Male-Bashing on TV” by Michael Abernathy. In Havrilesky’s article, she talks about how women are portrayed as “crazy” on television…

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  • Paradise Lost: Is Satan A Hero?

    Is Satan a hero? That is a question asked by puzzled readers of Paradise Lost. Even though the answer appeared to be a simple yes or no, the answer to this question is complex. However, the condensed version of this answer is that Satan is a fallen hero; basically, Satan is neither a hero or not a hero. Instead Satan’s character is considered to be in the middle of this fine line between both hero and villain. This is made evident through the various actions and characteristics that have been…

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  • Metaphors In Shakespeare's Poetry

    A popular topic expressed in poetry is that of Time and Death and the physical and mental toll that time has, on both the body and the mind. The physical destruction of time, and the angst in the imminence of death is drawn out from this sonnet. The abstract nature of both Time and Death attracts the use of metaphors to identify and clarify these concepts with the known world. Thus there is purposefulness in Shakespeare’s use of the Sonnet, broken up into three quatrains of metaphors. Each uses…

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  • A Separate Peace Poem Analysis

    Comparison Essay on A Separate Peace and Dead Poets’ Society In the stories A Separate Peace and Dead Poets’ Society, the main characters influence others, create secret societies, and there are symbols for how the boys change during the school year. The characters influence others by having influential opinions about academics, friendships, and freedom. Individual characters create and improve secret societies that allow the boys to have a secure place to express themselves. There are symbols…

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  • Theme Of Loyalty In Beowulf

    “ Respect is earned , honesty is appreciated , love is gained and loyalty is returned “ In the epic poem Beowulf most say it is written by a monk. The main characters in the poem is Beowulf , Hrothgar , Grendel , and wiglaf. In this epic poem there is a brave , loyal leader name Beowulf. Beowulf who slays many monsters arrived at the Herot to defeat a monster name Grendel. Beowulf many obstacles during his journey. The major theme in the epic poem Beowulf that makes up the character is loyalty.…

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  • Art Of Rhetoric Analysis

    What is the Art of Rhetoric? The art of rhetoric is the process used to persuade an audience to the speaker’s point of view. The Art of Rhetoric is found in many places: magazine, advertisements, documentaries, politicians’ speeches, comercials, and whenever a teanager is trying to get out of trouble. The art of Rhetoric is made up of Ethos, Pathos, and Logos. First, Ethos is the credibility of the speaker. The audience needs to know why they should trust what the speaker is saying. Ethos…

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  • Epic Challenges In Beowulf

    The perfect example of an anglo-saxon poem that displays true actions and duties as an epic hero would be Beowulf. Throughout this epic poem, Beowulf encounters many challenges that he manages to overcome in order to save his people. Beowulf is called upon to defeat 3 monsters, which is Grendel, his mother and a Dragon. During these battles, Beowulf displayed his knowledge, honor and courage in all 3 battles and obtains the honor of being called a hero. The hero, Beowulf had gotten word that it…

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  • Stereotypes In Diaz's This Is How You Lose Her

    When biologists look to determine whether two organisms are of the same species, one of the things they often look for is whether or not these these organisms can mate and produce fertile offspring. If they can, then they are considered to be of the same species. Humans are no different; however, when it comes to the actual act of sex, so much more goes into it than the simple ability to produce offspring. Sex involves an attraction, a connection, a spark, and, as Diaz and Alexie point out, it…

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  • Beowulf Hero Characteristics

    A hero is adequately defined as a larger than life hero who embodies the values of a particular society. Commonly, these heroes have superior strength, have strong love for their people and are fearless of death. The epic poem, Beowulf describes a hero who upholds the ethics of their society through heroic journeys to fight off the faces of evil. The Anglo-Saxons admired these epic poems and is known to be the most favored within their time. Beowulf prevails over insurmountable odds, shows…

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  • The Heroic Character Of Odysseus In Homer's Odyssey

    In our enormous world, powerful beings are sculpted by artists and authors of all sorts to express the exquisiteness that is heroism. In the epic poem The Odyssey, the main character Odysseus faces multiple trials consecutively, in an attempt to reach his homeland Ithaca. During these trials, he also demonstrates a very obvious and apparent heroic nature, which is seen throughout the epic. From an objective standpoint, there are several cases from the beginning to the end where he develops his…

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