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    aspects of human life and nature. As a pronounced atheist, Pullman implicitly instilled in this novel a criticism of religion, specifically of organized belief systems. Throughout the novel, Pullman questions the validity of belief systems by not only putting into question the message that is being enforced by the system, but also by trivializing the leaders of the belief system. For example, Pullman portrays Marisa Coulter as the head of the belief system, which are the Gobblers, and he immediately characterizes them for the reader by calling into question their motives and tactics, especially the part where they cut off humans from their daemons in an effort to prohibit them from accumulating Dust. Dust, in this novel, is explored as a central topic which ties into its anti-religious aspect because of its similarity with the Christian thought in which a person is created with a stain or a stigma. Not only does Pullman criticize organized belief systems, but he also divulges a criticism of those who take advantage of positions of power, which is portrayed in the novel by Mrs. Coulter ("His Dark Materials"). Many critics consider The Golden Compass an "antireligious allegory," as they seem to concur that it is evidently opposed to organized religion. As stated in the article titled, "His Dark Materials," "This book views organized religion as repressive, life-smothering, mendacious and just plain wrong, right from the beginning of time." Another critic wrote, "Controversy…

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    People can achieve something great by banning together people are more powerful than they would be as individuals in the novel Lyddie is a fictional novel about the industrial revolution a time where people transferred over from handmade goods to machined goods in the book a mother who isn't in their right state of mind forcefully sends her too kids to work to pay a debt their father had left all those years ago however when the main character Lyddie is fired she goes to work in the factories to…

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    Both “The Golden Compass” and “Diamond as Big as the Ritz” deal with the theme of betrayal in contrasting ways. On one hand, Lyra tries the whole book to save Roger and in the end is his downfall, but Percy betrays John from the start and ends up dead instead. The novel “The Golden Compass” by Philip Pullman and the short story “Diamond as Big as the Ritz” by F. Scott Fitzgerald involve important deceptions which result in death. Death is inevitable in the stories as it portrays the foundations…

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    The movie only you tells a story about a girl that has been in love with a guy that she never met. Until one day that she decided to go look for him in Italy. The movie it is not only a common love story, but also teaches a lesson about choices in life. The main character Faith Corvatch ( Marisa Tomei) was only a kid when a fortune teller told her the name of her true love Damon Bradley . Since then she has not stopped thinking and looking for him, but as the time went by she got tired of…

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    Ann Coulter is known by many Americans as a highly conservative woman that argues against illegal immigration, same-sex marriage, abortion, and drugs. She speaks out about highly controversial topics which most people find unpleasant. Because she is very bold when it comes to voicing out her opinions, she is often criticized for being a homophobic, racist, and sexist. In regards to trustworthiness, Ann Coulter is heavily biased towards her own opinion. This is especially true when she stated in…

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    power to make people see their point of view. The “credible” resources try to do whatever they can to slander a person’s name to show their disapproval to make people follow in the bandwagon. The goal of slandering for “credible” sources is to make people jump in the bandwagon in your belief. Vulgar statements are said in American politics because people simply do not like the other person. “And thus Obama felt the cruel lash of racism! He actually writes that his response to his friend’s…

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    physical form of a person’s soul. As a child they often change form, but after the child grows up, their dæmon establishes a permanent form. Lyra is the estranged daughter of Mrs. Coulter and Lord Asriel, who both basically got rid of her, and grew up with the scholars at Jordan College in Oxford. Although she grew up in a college, she had little formal education, only attending classes that interested her. Lyra was a rebellious and unruly child, who frustrated her caretakers and the…

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