James Longstreet

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  • The Relationship Of Power In William Shakespeare's East Of Eden And Macbeth

    While most fall short on their journey to greatness, some are able to rise above and achieve that coveted honor. However, to achieve this, some must sacrifice everything, including their morals. In East of Eden by John Steinbeck, and Macbeth by William Shakespeare, the main characters demonstrate the consequences of the temptations of greed and undeserved power. In East of Eden, Cathy, a beautiful and devious woman, spends her entire life manipulating others and moving her way up in the world.…

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  • The Federalist And Anti-Federalists

    The Federalists and Anti-Fedarlists of the 1780s, were not the first political parties in The United States, but were political factions created to achieve a short term goal. The Federalists were primarily wealthy conservatives from cities and the East Coast. They supported ratification of the Constitution, and a strong central government. The Anti-federalists were composed of working class, poor, rural people, that opposed ratification. They were in favor of a weaker central government that…

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  • James Naismith: The Game Of Basketball

    around today if it wasn’t for one man, his name was James Naismith. James was born on November 6, 1861 in Ontario, Canada. He was born to the parents of John and Margaret Naismith. When James was only nine years old both of his parents had died, leaving James an orphan. This was a very rough time in James’ life. After becoming an orphan, he was raised by his very strict grandmother for a little bit, and then his bachelor uncle. While growing up James enjoyed hunting, the outdoors, and most of…

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  • Endangered Species Ethics Essay

    According to scientists, around 150-200 species of plant and animal go extinct every 24 hours. This statistic doesn’t seem so shocking until the realization comes that this is almost 1,000 times the natural rate for extinction. Humans contribute a great amount to this pandemic. A prime example is that of the dodo bird, which was famously hunted into extinction. Around 20,000 species are currently listed as threatened by extinction by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).…

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  • Characters And Characterization Of Victor Frankenstein And The Modern Prometheus's Frankenstein

    Characters and Characterization Although the novel Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus portrays a number of characters, one should always keep in mind that all characters are not real-life persons; rather, they are constructed people who are represented in the narrative. For this reason, are two major characters worth describing and analyzing: Victor Frankenstein and the creature. Victor Frankenstein First and foremost, as the title alludes to his name, Victor Frankenstein is the protagonist…

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  • Summary Of Stephen Dedalus In A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man

    James Joyce’s novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, written in 1916 follows the life of Stephen Dedalus, a young man trying to find his identity through art. Each chapter of the novel represents Stephen in different phases of his life, from boyhood to a young adult. In his resolve to find himself, he flounders by placing his identity in one Irish institution after another--education, religion, carnal pleasures. This presented the audience with several versions of Stephen—first as a…

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  • Analysis Of Monster Culture By Jeffrey Jerome Cohen

    In his writing, “Monster Culture (Seven Theses)”, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen argues that we no longer live in an age that uses Unified Theory, an age when we realized that history is composed of a multitude of fragments. In this writing, he has bound some fragments together to form a “monstrous body” and pushes his readers to reevaluate their cultural assumptions relating to those specific fragments. In his first thesis, “The Monster’s Body is a Cultural Body” Cohen explains that each monster has a…

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  • Love And Romanticism In Frankenstein

    “It’s alive” is usually the first correlation between Frankenstein, along with a large man that voicing inaudible sounds. Although this relationship is accurate when discussing the film adaptions. In 1818, Frankenstein was written by Mary Shelly. She was an early feminist writer that wrote Frankenstein which is a story of turmoil, isolation and abandonment. Victor Frankenstein is the main character that is brought aboard Robert Walton’s ship while chasing his “creation” that is a murder. While…

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  • The Theme Of Revenge In Frankenstein

    In her novel “Frankenstein”, Mary Shelley develops a story in which a human attempts to create life out of death, but instead creates his mortal enemy. After Victor Frankenstein creates this creature, he leaves it alone and hopes that it will perish. However, the creature gains consciousness of his surroundings, of his creator, and of the history of the world he was thrust into. As the creature began to gain consciousness and finds the letters that his creator had written about him, he came to…

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  • Fatal Deception In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    Fatal Deception in Frankenstein Knowledge is a powerful weapon that can help or destroy a person; plunging them into darkness.From the start Victor was a humble, shy young man. However, his awestruck interest with philosophers and their ideas later lead to a dark path. He created his own deception without trying and fell into his own invisible barrier. He realized far too late what was happening until it was at the point of no return,where only destruction laid. His alter-ego, obsessions control…

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