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    Since Arden’s dramatic representation is altered to be “by birth a gentleman of blood” (1.36), his altercation with Mosby, “the botcher” (1.25-27) becomes the quintessential new gentleman’s challenge against the birth gentry. As according to Civile and Uncivile Life, people of those times when comparing two gentleman “accompt him more or lesse honorable or worshipfull, as hee is more or lesse landed or wealthy” (Jones 21). If Arden, being of wealthier status, would have been understood by sixteenth century audiences as more honorable in consideration of his wealth, than the dramatist would have been compelled to fashion Arden as honorable and a victim of an unjust crime. Although, some critics such as Belsey, and Sullivan in a milder interpretation of Belsey’s argument would both attribute Arden’s management of land, and his disregard…

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    the realities of slavery, mentioning the backbreaking labor that his hands did on his plantations, clearing land, harvesting, and planting crops. At one point, Washington writes that he spent the day writing “Advertisements of Harry who ran away.” When discussing his slaves, Washington does not comment on the morality of the system or consider the implications of it. From this perspective, his diary may seem less helpful than that of Fithian’s. However, Washington embodied gentry values and…

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    Stories are told different ways after every generation, and that goes the same for fairy tales. Throughout time the main concept never changes, only by a slight bit. At first glance, Straparola story The Pig King would have nothing to do with the modern day adaption of Beauty and the Beast. However, the concept of the story is basically the same throughout, and these similarities lead me to believe that the, oh so famous, movie Beauty and the Beast originated from this tale. The symbolism…

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    Plot Of The Movie Rosebud

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    The abandoned golf course is used to convey the message of the feelings of abandonment by the gentleman who said, “Rosebud”. The introduction also has a moment when there is a quick shot of bright light from a window which the filmmaker is conveying that there is hope, and there will be answers to the puzzle at hand, “Rosebud”. The introduction is a bit depressing, and even haunting which maybe “Rosebud” is haunting the memories of the man in which he suffers with depression from it. I think…

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    Interviewer: Today on Mythology Talk, we have Bacchus, the god of wine. He's also known as Dionysus. Bacchus: I happy to be here! Interviewer: So, Bacchus, tell us about yourself. Bacchus: I am the God of wine and the vine. When I was growing up, I discovered the culture of the vine and how to extract the juices from it. Interviewer: That's interesting! Could you tell our listeners about an intriguing story or situation you've been in? Bacchus: Sure! I'll you about the time that I encountered…

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    “My next choice is my guard, Aber Tawy’s First Knight, Sir Maxen.” He moved to the front of the crowd and caught the fabric in his hand once it reached his hand. He and Audra acknowledged one another with a nod, but nothing more. “As for my third selection, I choose John as a my champion.” Several men glanced at one another, since John was such a popular name, so Audra clarified by pointing, and young John, pride shining in his light eyes, stepped forward and bowed. “I shall win for you today,…

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    Words can be very manipulative and persuasive, if used right, they can be used to get people to feel different emotions and make people do things. But also, they can be used to make people do things that they might not have ever done without hearing that speaker say what they said to them. Rhetorical and literary devices are included when people are trying to persuade and manipulate people to more effectively change peoples minds. In certain situations, this can lead to really bad endings and…

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    Modern Day Gentleman

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    Do you have what it takes to be a modern-day gentleman? Do you even know the many rules and requirements of being a gentleman? No matter your size, age, or who you truly are you can be a gentleman. According to requirements given over this world’s vast history, today’s generation still has gentlemen among us. There are many different variations and kinds of gentleman throughout the world, but a gentleman is purely a thoughtful, polite, well-mannered man that has a good social standpoint and a…

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    Not all heroes have special powers. A hero can be your everyday Joe. A here is someone who looks for the wellbeing of others and takes the initiative. However, even though the teacher may be doing something for the greater good, this does not mean they will always win. To begin with a hero takes the initiative. This means that they will do something to help without being told to do it or they will do it because they feel it needs to be done. In the article “The Definition of a Gentleman”, the…

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    Author Diane Barthel confirms this social gender expectation in her essay “A Gentleman and a Consumer,” “[T]he masculine model is based on exactingness and choice… There the keywords are masculine terms: power, performance, precision” (Barthel, 117). When this concept is applied to the copy of the Degree advertisement, immediately the viewer can observe the words “performance” and “intense” in bold text, followed shortly with the phrase “made for men.” The use of these masculine terms help to…

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