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  • Alt-J: A Brief Psychological Analysis

    Sensation in its most fundamental form is kenned as the ability to "feel" through our senses. Those senses being: visual perception, aurally perceiving, taste, touch and smell. When these senses are externally stimulated they are transmitted to our brain for perception. Perception in its most fundamental form can be described as the way we internalize the constant stimulants we receive throughout everyday life. Our perception of the world around us opens doors to the conditions of existence. We,…

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  • The Consequences Of Sin In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

    middle of the story when Dimmesdale asks Hester and Pearl to stand on the scaffold with him in the night, he felt something, “...there come what seemed a tumultuous rush of new life, other life than his own, pouring like a torrent into his heart and hurrying through all his veins, as if the mother and child were communicating their vital warmth to his half-torpid system. The three formed an electric chain” (143), Hawthorne states. What Dimmesdale felt was the feeling of family, this made him…

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  • The Importance Of Nihilism In Grendel

    has nothing to do every day. His tedium only intensifies that he does not have anything significant in his life and is continued in the story as he states, “In my cave, the tedium is worse, of course. My mother no longer shows any sign of sanity, hurrying back and forth, wall to wall, sometimes on two legs, sometimes on four.” (145). The only thing that Grendel can interact with, in the cave, is his mother and she is slowly going into insanity. This lack of interaction Grendel faces makes it…

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  • Golf Observation Essay

    Today’s observation took place on the most beautiful golf resort of Naples, Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz Carlton Golf Resort where my subject currently works. The golf resort is made up of two lengthy courses one called the black course which is the hardest and the other the gold course which is the easier of the two. Today my subject Jason is playing the black course which has a rating of 69.7 and a slope of 133 this only explains the difficulty within the course. Each course has eighteen…

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  • The Ash Hut: A Short Story

    glow of the darkening sky, swore she had seen a faint light pass between the thick boards nailed across its windows and slip through the gap beneath its crooked door. Jana had lost her nerve then and darted back to school in the purple twilight, hurrying so as not to miss lights out—or so she told herself. And most of all she knew it wasn’t locked because she and the…

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  • The Puritans, Pearl, And The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Owning up to the truth is a difficult task that most people struggle to do. It is often easier for humans to hide their wrongdoings from their peers, rather than being truthful. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, both main characters, Dimmesdale and Hester commit an act that is regarded by their peers, the Puritans, as a sin. The Puritans were a Protestant religious group that sailed to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in order to practice their religion in peace. They had strict moral and…

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  • To His Coy Mistress Analysis

    Love has always been a controversial topic between men and women. Analyzing Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s poem, “My Letters! All Dead Paper” and Andrew Marvell’s, “To His Coy Mistress,” men and women vary in some expectations about love. Marvell’s character focuses on convincing the mistress to make love with him; Browning’s character is reviewing the letters from her lover and having reactions on the paper’s words. It is also important to pay close attention to the words used in Marvell’s poem…

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  • In The Fall Of The House Of Usher Analysis

    Hence, we can read The purloined letter as William Wilson’s Paris intervention in order to prevent the narrator from doing another immoral action. Because in William Wilson we only have access to the narrator’s point of view, we don’t know who is copying who, and thus, read like that, Dupin might be a similar image to William Wilson’s double, that intervened in Paris, while D. is blackmailing the queen. In William Wilson the concepts of self and the other are relative because it depends from…

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  • China And Rome Dbq Analysis

    Between 200 BCE and 200 CE, the two leading empires in the world were China and Rome, due to their widespread and rapidly expanding territories. Both empires expanded significantly throughout the span of their empires. To control such vast areas, Rome and China implemented comparable practices, yet significantly different. The Chinese government was much more centralized and bureaucratic, when being compared to Rome. In governing such extensive territories, bureaucratic and legal considerations…

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  • Hester's Punishment In Scarlet Letter

    Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel The Scarlet Letter focuses on an adulteress, Hester Prynne, depicting strict Puritan values and overall judgment from society. Hester’s daughter, Pearl, is conceived during Hester’s affair with the respected Puritan minister Arthur Dimmesdale. Roger Chillingworth, Hester’s husband, returns to New England while Hester is being publicly shamed on the scaffold. After discovering his past intimate relationship with Hester, he torments Dimmesdale as his revenge for the…

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