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  • Relationships In A Doll's House

    Already Torn Into A Hundred Thousand Pieces Like any living thing, a partnership needs care to survive. In Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, what Nora and Torvald do not realize is that their marriage didn’t deteriorate because of Nora’s lies. The relationship was broken from the start, which is a fact the couple only realizes at the end of the play. For example, in the beginning of the play, Torvald refers to Nora as a “squirrel” (3). He continually addresses her as anything but a human. He…

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  • Tripmaster Monkey Wittman Character Analysis

    Individuality and community are the two defining characteristics for humans. Driven by both his rage and vanity, Wittman in Tripmaster Monkey by Maxine Kingston searches for a balance of these principles. As a character, Wittman is a confused artist. He is trying to be an individual in contemporary society, but finds this impossible because people think of him as different. Wittman correctly comprehends that this is because of the color of his skin. Wittman wants people to view him as…

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  • Romeo And Juliet Figurative Language Analysis

    you men, you beasts,That quench the fire of your pernicious rage. With purple fountains issuing from your veins.". You there! You men, you beasts, who satisfy your anger with fountains of each other’s' blood! This is a metaphor because their comparing each others anger to blood. The Prince compares the Capulets and Montagues to beasts, because they have just had a fray. He then compares their rage to a fire. "My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand To smooth that rough touch…

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  • Witchcraft In Premodern Literature

    “impurity”. When a woman is on her monthly period her spirit is “Inflamed with malice and rage” (Kramer/ Sprenger 17). By giving an example of something that only happens to a woman they are able to completely cancel out the male population but, by only giving a female example we don't have enough evidence to make a claim that male witches do not exist. Just because a woman has her period or is in a rage does not make her a witch and just because a man doesn’t have a period does not mean that…

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  • The Power Struggle In Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton

    parallels between the fire and the crowd: “the mighty diapason of whose roaring flames formed an awful accompaniment to the screams, and yells, and imprecations, of the struggling crowd (54). The roaring fire symbolizes exploding the working class’s rage towards the middle class and the destructive power which is released when labour bands…

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  • Dan Krokos 'False Memory' Be Viewed As A Weapon?

    Noah over hears their owner, Dr. Tycast, talking to a women about selling these weapons and using them for a 'dry run', to test their capabilities. These robots or weapons can cause massive amounts of deaths all at one time, "Your power is dangerous. Rage comes to the forefront. This is more than a loaded gun"(86). These Roses, or robots, are very powerful and none of them knew that their purpose is to be a weapon, but a weapon for good. If the Roses were to…

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  • The Downfall Of Hamlet In William Shakespeare's Play

    with Claudius again. Hamlet forces is anger on his mother by pushing her down making her see what she is and the horrible act she did by marrying a man like Claudius. As their argument continues Hamlet discovers a spy listening to them. Hamlet in rage believes it is Claudius and takes his sword and stabs it through the arras. Coming behind the arras Polonius cry, “O, I am slain” (III.iv.24)! Hamlet has killed Polonius because of his obsession to kill Claudius has caused him to kill Polonius.…

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  • Agamemnon Character Analysis

    reckoning his army and his resolution of taking another prize in return, stating, “’but if they give me nothing / I will take a prize myself – your own, or Ajax’ / or Odysseus’ prize – I’ll commandeer her myself / and let that man I go to visit choke with rage!’” (82). Agamemnon’s inaction despite the plague on his army demonstrates a stubborn disregard for the well-being of his soldiers. When faced with the inevitable loss of his prize, he reluctantly returns the daughter and brazenly demands…

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  • Literary Analysis Of Frankenstein

    kind from Victor since society judged him and he was isolated from the world. He desired someone like himself in order to have someone to relate to (Shelley 129). Although at first Victor agreed, he later changed his mind. This filled the monster with rage motivating him to take all sources of happiness away from his creator in order for Frankenstein to feel as low as he felt. While Victor lived in fear of his creation, Adam and Eve were given protection and love by their creator because they…

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  • The Wrath Of Achilles In Homer's The Iliad

    in the Achaean army and he uses that to his advantage. When Achilles questions something, he demands an answer. If he does not get what he wants, he becomes mad in which his wrath continues to accumulate. The actions of Achilles shows the reader his rage and why he has so much anger towards the people that he comes in contact with in the poem. Although Achilles is a strong warrior, he only fights in battles when he chooses to fight. Homer uses literary devices such as diction to help the reader…

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