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  • Betrayal In Lord Of The Flies

    fiction literature and media. Showing moments of a person turning his back on his boss, leader, and superior power to become independent. Or gather their own people and fight back, become rival of their former boss. Betrayal would be like, putting your loyalty in someone, and them turning their back on yours. It is something that can happen to anybody in the real life and Paradise Lost by John Milton, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, and the hit TV series El Chema by Rafael Amaya all have the realistic and eye opening portrayals of betrayal and the impact it can have on the lives of the characters involved. Satan’s fall is a small portion of Paradise Lost and describes how Satan was sent to hell. The story tells that Satan’s name is Lucifer and was once an angel up in heaven. He was even one of God’s closest angels too. But Satan is a clever and a seductive speaker; he is portrayed in the poem as actually the interesting character. God is shown as a boring person. To make this easier to understand, Satan is the best speaker in the poem. When he wakes up in Hell, chained to a burning lake, it makes you feel sorry for him. All he really tried to do was overthrow God, which is impossible anyway because he’s God. Yeah we get that he's God, but when we actually meet God in Book 3, he doesn't even compare to Satan. He comes off like some boring unnamed character, whereas Satan is like an evil Hamlet. We can see how boring his words are through this, "So will fall He and his…

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  • Satan In Milton's Paradise Lost

    Lucifer, the light bringer, and the most beautiful angel at God’s side. He shined brighter than all the other angels and had the most power next to God, but that was not enough. Cast into hell because of his pride and beginning to want nothing more than the power that was God’s and God’s alone, the fallen angel, Satan, is now commonly known as the ruler of all things evil, destructive, and bad. When thought of today, Satan brings to people’s minds things such as torture and sin, nothing at all…

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  • Research Paper On Heaven

    The devil is a fallen angel who terrorizes the world through evil. Before the devil became who he is today, he was actually an angel. His name was Lucifer and he was the perfect angel. He was above everyone in Heaven. He radiated light and glory and he was covered in gold and shimmering jewels (History of Satan). One day God and Jesus had a private meeting and Lucifer was not included. He became jealous of envious of God power and wanted the same thing. Lucifer refused to repent and return back…

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  • Theme Of Ambition In Macbeth

    Ambition is something everyone has. Your ambitions strives and makes you achieve your goals. However, too much ambition can corrupt and destroy a person. Ambition is like a drug, small amounts can make you feel great, but too much can kill you. Shakespeare clearly portrays the negative effects of too much ambition throughout his play The Tragedy of Macbeth. He uses the main character, Macbeth, to show us how excessive amounts of ambition can lead someone to their doom. In the beginning of…

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  • Proctor's Inferno Analysis

    What has brought upon this madness? It is as though the entire town of Salem has been swept up in a wild inferno of vengeance – an inferno surely herding us all into the wrathful grasp of Satan. Surely, for all the years of learning, the wisdom I have found in my books I should have doused this folly before it began! I see the brand of condemnation on my hands, as bright and stained as it were the ink that with those hands sold the souls of the good Christian men and women of Salem. I have not…

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  • Disobedience, Sin, And Revenge In Milton's Paradise Lost

    Paradise lost reviews its inner beauty with the guidance of confinement, man's first disobedience, sin, and revenge. Confinement: To keep or restrict someone or something within certain limits of (space, scope, quantity, or time). Confinement ties to Satan’s perspective of the Garden of Eden because he feels as if he does not belong. The book portrays jealousy from Satan since Adam and Eve live royally in Paradise. Because Adam and Eve live like kings/queens, sin rises to make a strike within…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Satan

    Too many Christians are being tricked and deceived by the actions of the devil. Resulting in losing battles that God has already won for us. How is that even conceivable possible? To lose battles that God has already won for us? It’s because we are underestimating the devil’s power and the conduits he uses. We have adopted this unrealistic image of the devil that society has built – a red being with horns with a long pointed tail with a pitch fork. If such a creature approached you, you would…

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  • Here Sits A Woman Analysis

    Here sits a woman. A woman you are all familiar with. A woman who has, beyond a doubt, lived a Godly life. A woman familiar with the daily struggles of raising a family. Familiar with the strains of living on a farm. Struggles that; in many ways, unites Salem. Yet here this woman sits before her town, awaiting the decision on her life. This decision not only affects this woman however. No, this affects many more. Her own children, who have already seen the life fade out of their father’s eyes…

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  • The Lucifer Effect

    This essay will discuss the psychology of evil and how people are not born evil but they’re created evil, also known as the Lucifer effect. The Lucifer effect is the effect of good people becoming evil from their situations; people make personal decisions that result in evil consequences. The oxford dictionary defines Evil as, ‘Profoundly immoral and wicked’. This essay will address some questions, such as; how do people perceive evil, what makes a person evil and what are the outcomes of evil…

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  • The Lucifer Effect Summary

    The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil is written by Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D and published in 2007. He is professionally known as a psychologist and a professor at Stanford University as well as the founder and president of the Heroic Imagination Project. He graduated summa cum laude from Brooklyn College with a triple major in psychology, sociology, and anthropology in 1954. Then he attended Yale University where he received his Master’s degree and Doctorate in psychology.…

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