John Farrar

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  • A Teachable Good Book Analysis

    In "A Teachable Good Book: Of Mice and Men" by Thomas Scarseth, the professor argues that "Of Mice and Men" is a tragedy, in which it is simple, yet complicated as it provides wonderful examples of realism and problems in the world, despite being a short read. Scarseth provides many claims and examples supporting the thesis of his paper, which will be highlighted in this essay. The claims are: every story doesn't have to have a happy ending, objectionable elements are necessary as they make…

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  • Feeling Good Song Analysis

    Being covered by a multitude of artists in different genres, the song “Feeling Good” has become a staple cover in the music industry. “Feeling Good” was written by two British writers Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse. The song was written for a musical called The Roar of the Greasepaint-The Smell of the Crowd in 1965. This musical is about a troubled society, and amongst this society, an unusual trio comes together to proved hope to their world's. In the play, the song was sung by Gilbert…

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  • The Power Of Loneliness In Of Mice And Men By John Steinbeck

    The Power of Loneliness The Great Depression was an era of hardship for many, and kept several people from accomplishing even the most basic goals and dreams. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck tells a story of two friends, George Milton and Lennie Small, and their search for a better life in rural California. George, a smart but small and wiry laborer, and Lennie, a giant man who is mentally challenged, take jobs bucking barley on a large ranch outside of Salinas and try to save money to…

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  • Theme Of Loneliness In Of Mice And Men

    Mother Teresa once said, “Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” Everyone at some point goes through or struggles with loneliness. So, if everyone gets lonely are we really alone? In the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, loneliness plays a huge role. Lennie, Crooks, and Candy all face loneliness. At times they are put in situations that they would rather not be in which moves the story along. Since they are lonely they get put through a lot for better…

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  • Compare And Contrast Hobbes Locke And Rousseau

    Many people specifically philosophers would question, “Why we need a state?” or “What kind of state should we have?” This question opened up all the different views and perspective of the three following philosophers, Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau. They all have different but also very similar views on the state of nature, social contract, laws. Hobbes definition of state of nature is a state of war. Morality doesn’t exists and everyone lives in constant fear. A reason why people aren’t free is…

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  • Analysis: Dellarobia And Cub Turnbow '

    Dellarobia and Cub Turnbow, a bickering, low-class rural couple, showcased in “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver, written in 2012, display front and center the emotional and financial hardship that their socioeconomic class face on a day-to-day basis. The balancing act between providing a valuable Christmas, while keeping a balanced budget provides a challenge to the Turnbows. Class difference, like in rural Feathertown, Tennessee maintains the commercialist ideals that solidify and…

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  • Communism And False Accusations In The Crucible By Joseph Mccarthy

    John Proctor is the main character and tries to bring the truth to the judges; the truth being that the “afflicted girls”, lead by Abigail Williams, are just pretending. When said and done, the Salem witch trials were just a giant revenge court, which…

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  • Importance Of Hobbes Social Contract Hypothesis

    2b) Hobbes' social contract hypothesis serves twofold obligation: as a political hypothesis that legitimizes the presence of an administration and an ethical hypothesis that determines our ethical commitments. As a political hypothesis, Hobbes' social contract hypothesis keeps up that legislatures are the manifestations of individuals, and not the manifestations of God. The total avocation for an administration's presence is its part as preserver of the peace. In any case, despite the fact that…

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  • Social Contract Theorists: Hobbes Vs. Locke

    political philosophy. Hobbes garnered recognition in several areas; he was the champion of absolutism for the sovereign, but greatly contributed to many other subjects such as ethics, geometry, physics of gases, theology, and even political science. John Locke, on the other hand, has been coined the father of liberalism. He was one of the most influential Enlightment thinkers and proved to be a great English Philosopher and physician. Additionally, he was one of the first few…

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  • How Is Friendship Shown In Of Mice And Men

    Mice and Men Friendships are a very key part to living a happy life. Even though, they often put people in the position to be more open to being attacked or criticized. George Milton and Lennie Small show a great deal of this in Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Lennie, who is mentally disabled, relies on George for making good decisions and taking care of him. On the other hand, George relies on Lennie for a companion and sometimes to protect him because of Lennie’s big strong build. The…

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