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  • Creon's Pride In Sophocles Antigone

    In the greek play, Antigone, by Sophocles, pride is seen throughout the story as a negative character trait that can lead to violent actions and the downfall of a man. Sophocles even states that "all men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride." This quote can be seen through the chorus when they say "Great words of boasting bring great punishments"(Sophocles 1536). Creon’s fate is shown by the chorus quote, when he…

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  • The Loss Of Humanity In Shakespeare's Macbeth

    Dying means the end to all of the success someone has obtained, and many people will do anything in order to remain in control. In Macbeth, macbeth gains the title of king, but he is threatened by the prophecy of the witches. Macbeth realises that anything in his way risks the loss of his power, and he is willing to do anything in order to remain in power, “No son of mine succeeding. If ’t be so, For Banquo’s issue have…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis: You Are What You Eat '

    Introduction: Eric Schlosser strongly expresses his ethos throughout his introduction. He talks us through exactly what he will express throughout the book and why. On page 3, he says, “This is a book about fast food, the values it embodies, and the world it has made.” He starts off by telling us exactly what to expect while reading and to also shed some light on the undeniable truth that most fast food businesses want to keep hidden from consumers. He openly promotes his beliefs on the primary…

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  • Comparing Letter To Birmingham Jail And Rabindranath Tagore's Freedom

    Luther King Jr uses imagery in paragraph 11 when he says, “It has been a tranquilizing thalidomide, relieving the emotional stress for a moment, only to give birth to an ill-formed infant of frustration…see with the distinguished jurist of yesterday that ‘justice too long delayed is justice denied’.” Thalidomide is a sedative drug that was used in the 1960s which was later found to cause absence of limbs in children whose mothers took the medicine during their pregnancy. Martin Luther King Jr.…

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  • Idealism And Dreams In Fitzgerald's Babylon Revisited

    Idealism and dreams are essential influence of a character, however, there are times when they clash with characters’ decision. This occurs in ‘Babylon Revisited’ which earned Fitzgerald his top Saturday Evening Post price of four thousand dollars and which is considered to be one of his best short stories (Mangum 1373). As most of his better known fictions, this one is also intensely personal, expressing his feelings about his alcoholism, his wife’s breakdown and his responsibility to his…

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  • Sir Gawain And The Green Knight Agreements Analysis

    agreements are vows meant to be kept until the very end, implying that trust in another by making an agreement is the key to moving forward. In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Gawain starts his journey to find the Green Knight that challenges King Arthur and his court, when he comes upon a castle and its Lord, who allows Gawain to stay there out of the kindness of his heart with the promise of showing Gawain where the Green Chapel is. However, he was allowed to stay only with the agreement…

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  • Why Do The Witches Introduce The Conflict In Macbeth

    into an insane, power thirsty spiral without him being aware of it. The witches pay a visit and speak to Macbeth and Banquo before they mysteriously vanish. Macbeth gets latched onto these words of the evil witches, “All hail Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter” (1.3.48). With these powerful words stuck in Macbeth's mind, it changes the rest of the play completely. Whether Macbeth realizes it or is aware of the obsession the prophecy has on him is unimportant because one way or another Macbeth…

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  • Lyndon Baines Johnson: A Modern Day Hero

    Everybody has a different outlook on a modern hero. Some people think of them as brave romancers, who would do anything for the damsel in distress. Others prefer a brother at arms, rushing into distress for those they love. No matter who it is though, these people expect equality from their “hero.” Nobody imagines a slave owner, or an Ellis Island employee as their hero. That’s what makes indiscrimination the trait that makes a modern hero. These heroes are made to care for everyone close to…

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  • Why Is Chillingworth Guilty For Dimmesdale's Death

    In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter”, Chillingworth is guilty of Dimmesdale’s death. For one he tries to poison Dimmesdale with some medicine, he makes him suffer mentally, and he tortures him for it all and tries to make him feel guilty for all that he’s done. Chillingworth believes that Dimmesdale was the father of Pearl, Prynne’s baby after he found out that she got pregnant from Dimmesdale. Chillingworth came to visit Hester, only to find out she was in prison for committing…

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  • Twenty One Pilots: A Short Story

    Josh x you (girl) fanfic disclaimer: Twenty One Pilots does not belong to me. This story contains sexual content. Summary: Josh and you meet in a bar when he is on tour. Drunk people everywhere, of course not inappropriately so. This bar is probably the best place to lose your mind for a night, or in other people's cases, every night. You hear the loud sequel of your drunk friend as she is attempting to walk in her four inch heels. Some man has been following her all night and anyone could see…

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