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    Originating in Greek mythology, werewolves have been depicted as some of the most aggressive monsters in history. The tale of the first werewolf, then called “Lycaon” is found in Homer’s The Iliad. The beast, portrayed as a half-man half-wolf, highlights aggression and primitive instincts in humanity. Though rarely provoked, nearly every modern account of werewolf sightings involve the beast attempting to attack witnesses. Whether these sightings are fact or fiction, society has a fascination with these monsters that has been translated to pop-culture through television shows, books, films, and other similar trends. This essay will discuss a variety of books, movies, and articles that provided us more insight to the history of development of werewolves. The 2003 thriller Underworld directed by Len Wiseman depicts the connection between werewolves and vampires-something made even more popular through the Twilight Saga novels by Stephanie Meyer. While biologically polar opposites, the two beasts share a similar blood-thirst. “Legend tells that the war began with two brothers, the immortal sons of Alexander Corvinus: Marcus, bitten by bat, became the blood leader of the vampires. William bitten by wolf, became the first and most powerful Lycan (werewolf)” (from the 2006 film Underworld: Evolution, directed by Len Wiseman, Lakeshore Entertainment and Screengems). The film depicts werewolves as ferocious beasts with a desire for violence. In the film, the Lycans (werewolves)…

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    Analyze how the protagonist of the two assigned Chopin stories are similar. What are important differences between them. How do these differences affect the behavior of the protagonist. In the stories "The Story of an Hour" and "Desiree 's Baby" the two protagonist are trapped in a world where there is inequality between men and women. During that time men had more authority than women did which is why we see this female struggles. Both protagonist were anxious and struggled for the approval of…

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    Prompt: one aspect of narrative technique(pt. Of view, description or telling or scenic) in an appropriate passage and discuss how it functions in the context of the rest of the tale. (4-5 pages) Main Idea: Charlies internal conflict A central intelligence perspective allows the reader to view Charlie’s experiences and derive meaning from them. This knowledge highlights Charlie’s fatal flaw in not being able to extract meaning from his experiences. Without being able to comprehend the…

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    Sullied Flesh is an iconic soliloquy that appears in Act I Scene II of the famous Shakespeare play, Hamlet. Before this point, in a ghost has appeared in the garden and the ghost tends to look like elder Hamlet, Hamlet’s father who had recently been murdered. Then, in scene II, the reader learns that Claudius, elder Hamlet’s brother has married elder Hamlet’s widowed wife. This causes Hamlet to lash out in rage and go into this soliloquy about what he is feeling. Hamlet, a 17 year old boy, is…

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    Introduction The Story of an Hour is written by Kate Chopin in 1894, the story focuses on the emotional changes in Mrs. Mallard learned that her husband died unexpectedly : she first is in anguish, and then gradually becomes ecstasy.This story is generally regarded as ‘a masterpiece of feminist literature to express the awakening of women’s self-consciousness’(Li ChongyueWang Lihua ,2013, 3(2)). In the patriarchal society, Mallard Mrs. is a typical female representative, she is characterized…

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    Hamlet is a revenge tragedy play written by Williams Shakespeare. The play is all about revenge; many characters are seeking revenge of other characters with different reason and motives. In every revenge tragedy, there should be a ghost that asks for revenge. The three major themes that most of the characters are involved in are revenge, madness and spying. The three themes are related to each other, while revenge was the reason behind madness and madness was the reason behind spying. To make…

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    Christiania R. Williams proposes an intriguing argument on the main theme of feminism in “The Awakening”. “Reading Beyond Modern Feminism: Kate Chopin’s The Awakening” was a critique given by Williams debating if the novel was more about promoting individualism rather than the idea of feminism. In the novel, Edna Pontellier portrays an average American wife during a Creole New Orleans society. The story starts off with the main character feeling like a caged bird to her lover Leonce Pontellier…

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    Finding Liberation “The Story Of An Hour’ written by Kate Chopin, puts a spotlight on the repressed state of women in the nineteen hundreds. The readers are introduced to Mrs. Mallard Chopin’s main character, a woman who’s found liberation in her husband’s death. Recently widowed Mrs. Mallard goes through what seems like a grief that never ends. After the grief settled, she found herself to be a liberated woman. She had felt this liberation so intensely, that she later was diagnosed with “the…

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    In the novel the awakining by kate chopin the protagonist Edna Pontellier figures out how to consider herself an independent individual and dissidents against social standards by abandoning her spouse Leónce and having an unsanctioned romance. The first half of the novel happens in Grand Isle, an island off the shore of Louisiana. Over the summer it is occupied by the upper-class Creole families from New Orleans who go there to escape from the heat and to unwind by the sea possess it. Amid the…

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    In “The Story of an Hour” written by Kate Chopin, Chopin symbolizes the theme of freedom in many ways, one of which is through the use of the main character Louise and her self-confinement and initial powerlessness in the story. Genuinely at first Louis was shaken about Brently’s death, who is Louis’s husband. It is apparent that she is greatly saddened over the death of her husband, but through the hour she thinks he is dead, she realizes the freedom she will have as an unmarried woman. She…

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