Henry Vane the Younger

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    When Anne, her husband and her then eleven kids did move they moved to America which is where Anne started to have her discussion groups, and where it all started. There were many people who began to attend her meetings and the majority of people attending her meeting were women, but it was open for men and some men did attend and were drawn to her discussions, but like many great people she was misunderstood and mistreated in her. Henry Vane, the elected governor of massachusetts was one of the people who would attend the discussions, but problems began to arise which pushed Vane to want to return to England. After Vane left John Winthrop was elected as governor and not even a year later Anne Hutchinson was charged for heresy. Anne Hutchinson, like her father was put on trial because she was accused of heresy, or having a belief or opinion contrary to the orthodox religion and that angered the men that were in power extremely since she was, in their eyes brainwashing the people. That information is also what makes not only Anne Hutchinson interesting, but her family as well since Anne was not the first in the…

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    crucial knowledge of nursing and midwifery. By using these gifts for the bettering of the community, Anne became known through all social levels and made many contacts across the settlement. In the late spring of 1635, Anne began to hold religious meetings at her home for the women of the community. Having earned the respect of local Puritan women from her healing skills, Anne became to preferred mentor for women to turn to on matters of complicated religious doctrine. Soon the numbers of…

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    In the book Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde, an artist by the name of Basil Hallward becomes obsessed with a man named Dorian Gray, whom he meets at a party they both attend. Basil intrigued with Dorian and his looks, decides to paint a portrait of the charming, wealthy, young man. Dorian ends up loving the portrait painted of him, and starts to in-vision himself as the man Basil has depicted of him in the picture. A picture that at the time promises eternal youth and beauty. A friend of…

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    It is Lord Henry who advocates the new hedonism as he believes "the senses could refine, and the intellect could degrade. Who could say where the fleshly impulse ceased, or the psychical impulse began?" (Wilde, 52). Lord Henry's eloquence and romanticization of new hedonism seduced Dorian's mind and he began to stop using his logic and reason to dictate his decisions, allowing his impulses and desires guide his life. This caused him to go to the theatre every night for months just to watch the…

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    Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray follows the life of a young man, Dorian Gray, in the Victorian Society. The main character is Dorian Gray, a young man who attempts to be young forever. At the beginning of the book, Dorian has many interactions with Lord Henry, a sarcastic, influential, and intelligent man. Lord Henry uses many epigrams, witty sayings that reveal deep truths about Victorian society. Wilde uses blunt epigrams to reveal the hidden truths of high society during the…

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    Batman is a comic book hero that fights crime to avenge his parent’s murder. A skilled fighter in hand-to-hand combat, he uses a variety of gadgets to protect the citizens of Gotham City. Batman does not fight crime to gain success or fame, unlike some arrogant epic heroes. Batman’s true identity in his normal everyday life is Bruce Wayne. Bruce Wayne is a billionaire business man that runs a company called Wayne Enterprises. Batman can be compared to James Vane, Dorian Grey, Perseus, Beowulf,…

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    roles during his play, The Importance of Being Earnest. In The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, Lord Henry makes numerous riveting statements about woman. He appears unfond of woman as a whole and comes off as sexist, believing that men are the superior sex. He implies that women are unintelligent, shown when he declares “My dear boy, no woman is a genius. Woman are a decorative sex. They never have anything to say, but they say it charmingly” (87). He also gives the impression that woman…

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    The duality of man is a highly debated topic, and while some believe that man is either perfectly good or completely evil, others argue “man is not truly one; but truly two” (Stevenson 65). However, what truly defines a man? According to the rules and standards set during the Victorian age, a man is only as good as his wealth and social stance in the community. Wanting to abide to these Victorian standards, both Dr. Jekyll and Dorian Gray were forced to hide their other evil beings, and in doing…

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