Robert Hare

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  • Summary: The Two Towers

    J.R.R Tolkien is credited with having the second best selling book series in the world. The series has sold over 150 million copies. The Two Towers is the second book of the Lord Of The Rings series. The book was published on November 11, 1954. The Silmarillion paints a bigger picture to the overall story of The Lord of the Rings; it goes more in depth into the lives of characters and the lands they inhabit. The Silmarillion was finished by Tolkien’s son, then he published it on September 15,…

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  • The Importance Of Time In Truman Capote's In Cold Blood

    On the shores of a Mediterranean island, one man finds himself naked, afraid, and drained of his strength. This hero, Odysseus, makes his way to the palace of the royal family ruling the island of Scheria with the help of the lovely princess Nausicaa and his protector, Athena. After winning the favor of the king and queen as a mysterious guest and stranger, the king urges him to tell of his life and Odysseus gives in. As Odysseus tells of his travels in a flashback, he recounts his time at sea…

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  • Selflessness And Individualism

    is not about “me”. Being generous and kind to others become the characteristic of selflessness; for example, a donation to charity and goodwill are showing the sign of selflessness and people also can reach a higher level of inner peace. In Wisdom, Robert…

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  • Yasunari Kawabata's Snow Country

    Nature is one of the fascinating element in literature and it has significant role connecting major themes and characters. One great example is, ‘Snow Country’ by Yasunari Kawabata. The book consists of a major role of nature, where, principal of ‘mono no aware’ is effectively used for appreciation of nature, focus on physical senses to create the feeling of a place, and lastly, images that arouse the emotions and its delicate-like beauty. These imperative factors of his work transparent the…

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  • Analysis Of Robert Frost's Stopping By The Woods On A Snowy Evening

    Stopping By The Woods On A Snowy Evening by Robert Frost Frost’s “Stopping by Woods” is a classic worshipped for it’s perfect structure of iambic tetrameter and lead rhymes, telling a tale of a horseback traveler trotting through an awe-inspiring wood at night on his way to a destination far away. However, this simple interpretation can be only derived from a first glance of the poem; after constant read through in trying to discover a deeper meaning, complexity is discovered in the story as…

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  • Difference Between The Matrix And Nozick's

    The Matrix, on the other hand, is more than just a thought experiment. It is a narrative that is judged aesthetically, and as such its success requires that its creators produce something that will captivate and engage an audience. Carroll has asserted that, narratives, far from being complete, have gaps which need to be filled by the audience. That is, creators of narratives do not spell-out every detail of the narrative, instead, narratives rely on the elicitation of moral emotions from an…

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  • Medieval Outlaw Heroes: Poem Analysis

    One of the essential motifs of medieval outlaw heroes is the motif of the Greenwood. The outlaw separates himself from society by living in the woods, enjoying a sort of Edenic paradise free from the corrupt laws of society. There, the outlaw can do what he pleases, usually accompanied by a band of merry men. Modern-day outlaw group Anonymous too has its own Greenwood. Unlike the physical Greenwoods of the medieval outlaws, however, Anonymous' Greenwood is the Internet, and, once the computer is…

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  • Private Security In The 21st Century

    Part A In 1829 Sir Robert Peel established 9 principles, these principle are used today to guide the minds of the 21st century police. After 200 years the principles are still the same but the there are many differences that have changed and evolved the police. In the 21st century there are many forces changing the police, such as police action to reduce fear and promote co-operation with communities, the new developments in technology, the deconstruction of old quasi-military policing and, the…

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  • Landscape And The Fall Of Icarus Poem Analysis

    The poem Landscape and the Fall of Icarus by William Carlos Williams is based off of a painting by the same name. It invokes similar imagery and emotions, while emphasizing the insignificance of Icarus’s death. Although the poem briefly mentions Icarus in the first stanza, he is only acknowledged once more in the final line. The remaining four stanzas focus on describing the setting. Williams speaks of “a farmer… ploughing his field,” and of how “the whole pageantry of the year was tingling…

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  • Anne Sexton Research Paper

    Jong). Anne Sexton was an honest and unapologetic young writer, who was unafraid of expressing the true realities of life through the medium of her poetry. As a young woman of the 50s, 60s and 70s, Anne was inspired by poets such as Sylvia Plath and Robert Lowell. The 50s and 60s were a time of oppression and sexism towards women, and Anne’s writing often challenged that of the social norms of her era. She was bold enough to incorporate topics such as abortion and addiction into her poetry;…

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