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    Does the society believe that animals should have rights? Society believes that animals are not like humans so the animals get treated inhumanely, but they are wrong. Studies have shown that animals are more like humans than previously thought and that they are more aware. The way society treats animals is inhumane because animals can feel pain, have similar characteristics to humans, and are self-aware. The way society treats animal is inhumane and should change because they can feel pain. In the article, “Hooked on a Myth” by Victoria Braithwaite she explains that fish have similar responses to pain as humans do. Braithwaite wrote, “Well, fish find these naturally irritating chemicals unpleasant too. Their gills beat faster, and they rub the affected area on the walls of their tank, lose interest in food, and have problems making decisions” (Braithwaite 62). When fish feel pain they begin to get agitated and they act similar to what humans do when feeling pain. Another example that fish can feel pain is explained by Braithwaite, “If you look at thin sections of the trigeminal nerve, the main nerve for the face for all vertebrates, fish have the same two types of nociceptors that we do-A delta and C fibers. So they do have the necessary sensory wiring to detect pain” (Braithwaite 62). It is explained in the quote that fish have the same two types of nociceptors that humans do, so fish would be able to feel pain just like humans would. Another reason why society should…

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    Benjy Compson is the narrator of the first part of the novel entitled “On April 7, 1928” this date represents Benjy's thirty-third birthday. Throughout this section reader discover Benjy’s world and his innermost thoughts from the morning until night. The section reports only one day. Because of Benjy’s limited cognitive skills which render him unable to distinguish time, readers are guided throughout his narrative by the change of his servants: each one represents a particular moment in his…

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    Shakespeare composed the majority of his great works in around a twenty-five-year span and he died relatively young at fifty-two. He penned comedies, tragedies, and lyric poems ; and his dominance of dialect, character psychology and emotion combined to make him one of the best authors in the English dialect. These are typically isolated into four classifications: histories, comedies, tragedies, and romances. He composed histories, for example, Julius Caesar. He composed romantic tales, most…

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    of dirty and muddy waters in the morning light and come out completely clean. This is a sign of being reborn pure and free of any sin from any previous life - a rebirth. Jihei's love for Koharu conflicted with and often overcame his sense of giri to his wife, children, and even his work. Osan's willingness to support her husband even though he is in love with another woman shows her strong belief in giri and her obligation to Jihei. Koharu's fear of what Osan will think of their suicides shows…

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    William Shakespeare had a way with words, unlike any other person that stepped foot on this earth. He is known for creating a lot of the words that we still use today. This helped Shakespeare when expressing his love since he would often express his love through his writings. One can see examples of this in “Sonnet 18: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day” and “Sonnet 130: My Mistress’ Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun.” As one can tell from the titles, these are drastically different poems. Just…

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    marriages in his comedies to convey ideas of happiness. Mullan’s states, “Marriages conventionally represent the achievement of happiness and the promise of regeneration,”(Mullan). Marriages often depict starting anew and represent new life. Marriages make a great plot line for a comedy, because marriages are often happy events. This comedy is ironic in that when Claudio is at the altar to marry Hero, he turns her down and the conflict of the play is born. Later, however, the conflict is…

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    the subject and his unique and powerful beauty” (Shakespeare, William 12). “Any words uttered in praise of beauty by the writers of the past,” Shakespeare believes, “can only be regarded as prophecies of the beauty of this poem's subject” (Shakespeare, William 12). He distinguishes his subject from subjects of prior poems and “admits no flaw in his subject. Rather, the man is beauty incarnate; he has no equal in all of recorded history” (Shakespeare, William 12). This means that a poem written…

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    The play, The Glass Menagerie written by Tennessee Williams, the main characters in this play were Amanda Wingfield, Laura Wingfield, and Tom Wingfield. The play was about a memory of Tom. Tom’s father left him and his family years ago, and he had to work in a shore warehouse to support his mother, Amanda, and his sister, Laura. Unlike the other main characters, Tom stood out and he should be considered as the main character because he was the narrator and the play seemed to revolve around him. …

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    Macbeth is the perfect tragic hero. His tragic flaw of ambition leads to his downfall— death by vengeance. There is both internal and external conflict, which are more characteristics of a tragedy. He is a great soldier and therefore faces external conflict. His captain details one of Macbeth’s killings with “For brave Macbeth (well he deserves that name), Disdaining Fortune, with his brandished steel, which smoked with bloody execution (like valor’s minion), carved out his passage till he faced…

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    With as much as literature and entertainment have evolved in the past 400 years since the honored genius William Shakespeare popularized theatre and genres such as the Tragedy and Comedy, people still remember his work by reading and seeing it performed from time to time. People are even shown techniques he pioneered on his own such as words he invented and comic relief. In the play Macbeth, it has been debated for years about the value of the Porter’s scene and whether or not it is comic relief…

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