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  • Morality And Virtue In Jane Austen's Literature

    Critics charge that in Jane Austen’s novels, “Happiness emerges only from the practice of virtue.” Many of her characters, after all, follow a strict set of standards. Even characters who do err from social norms (like Pride and Prejudice’s Lydia) achieve happiness only after well-meaning individuals (like Mr. Darcy) rectify their blunders. Yet for Austen, perfectly virtuous women – women who follow Victorian standards of morality without fail – are unrealistic illusions. Women need not panic,…

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  • Pullman Case Study

    The town of Pullman was created to house the workers for Pullman’s factory. It seemed to be a utopia. Every family was equal and almost everything was provided for them by Pullman. The only problem was that the citizens of Pullman had no choice to do as they pleased. Their whole life was controlled by Pullman. They could not do anything to avoid being manipulated. They were defenseless to any pay cut by the factory. They had no control over themselves because they had no superior representative…

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  • Corruption And Manipulation In George Orwell's Animal Farm

    Corruption and manipulation have many times been a part of civilizations and countries in history. One of the most remarkable leaders who fits this profile is Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union. George Orwell wrote Animal Farm in order to show his point of view, as a socialist, regarding the Soviet Union, giving us a closer look of how Stalin's rule was affecting the Russians. By creating characters for many relevant figures in the Soviet Union, Orwell was able to create a literary piece of work…

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  • William The Conqueror Research Paper

    Meet William the conqueror, an unbelievable guy that changed so many lives at a young age. People describe him as a fine soldier, a great administrator, and not a cruel man by the standards of his age. He took over England from 1066 to 1087. During this time, he achieved so many positive things like winning the battle of Hastings, the Domesday book, and many more. William the Conqueror was a very well known Medieval King in England, which is also known as, the first Norman king. He was born…

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  • Animal Farm Speech Analysis

    As the animals on the farm are worked hard with little food or care all social classes are discontented. Old major, in his speech about how their will be a revolution convinces the animals of the inhumane way they are treated. Humans use them for their resources whilst giving them the bare minimum in return. Plus the minute that the animals are no longer of full strength, to pay for their years of service, are killed. The animals have awful conditions,“And even the miserable lives {they} lead…

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  • Short Essay On A & P By John Updike

    A&P Short Story Essay "In walks these three girls in nothing but bathing suits" (Updike 430). The first sentence in John Updike's "A&P" introduces the three girls that will affect the main character, Sammy. The three girls play a big part in Sammy's final decision at the end of the story. Updike puts the three girls in bathing suits instead of regular attire to draw everyone's attention towards the girls, especially in a sexual way for Sammy. Sammy wouldn't have made the final…

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  • Significance Of Big Brother In 1984 By George Orwell

    Little Brother, Big Issue Big Brother. Defined by Merriam Webster as “An all-powerful government or organization monitoring and directing people's actions,” Big Brother exerts its dominance in George Orwell’s 1984 and completely shapes the dynamic of the society. Unfortunately, this is not just some fairytale power. Big Brother still exists in the modern world today, though it may not be as apparent or extreme as it is depicted in the novel. Around the world totalitarian governments still…

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  • Syngman Rhee: The Founding Father Of The Republic Of Korea

    SyngMan Rhee, the first president and the founding father of the Republic of Korea. Born on March 26, 1875, in the province of Pyongsan, Korea. He was born in a family which was once rich. But by the time of Rhee’s birth, his family was collapsed financially. His family tree traces back to the kings of the Joseon kingdom. Rhee moved to Seoul and studied hard to take civil service examinations. When he reached 19, he started learning English from a American Methodist school. He spent his early…

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  • Intolerance In Day Of Empire, By Amy Chua

    In Amy Chua’s book, Day of Empire, the main emphasis is how hyperpowers rise to the top, achieving global dominance, and how they fall off the global plateau. She writes about a theory that she believes is the secret to global dominance, and provides examples to further prove her theory. Chua believes the secret is to be as tolerant as the empire/nation can possibly be, and to obviously not be extremely intolerant. Empires should be tolerant of race, religion, and other cultures, and attempt to…

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  • Totalitarianism Nazi Germany Analysis

    Paragraph 2 The totalitarianism of the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany were attempts to hold off and reject the beliefs and values of liberalism, a turning away from the worth of the individual and the principle of a collective, all-powerful state where individuals served the interests of the state. Totalitarian rule seeks the total, unconditional, control of a disenfranchised population and the society is ruled by force, not by consent. It eradicates political freedoms, democratic process and…

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