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  • Julius Caesar-Dictator Of The Late Roman Republic And Nicholas II

    Julius Caesar- dictator of the late Roman Republic, and Nicholas II- last tsar of Russia under the Romanov Rule were both abdicated from their throne. Caesar was a long standing politician and general who made his way up the political latter through strong leadership and influence among the Roman citizens. Nicholas II was the son of Alexander III, who inherited the throne after his father died in 1894. Though Nicholas received an extensive education, he failed to comprehend politics and economics, which will be the reason for the people to drive his murder. “I never wanted to become one. I know nothing of the business of ruling" (Nicholas II Biography 2016). Nicholas II was forced upon the throne while Julius Caesar claimed his throne. The…

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  • Macbeth Hamartia Character Analysis

    In the play Macbeth, William Shakespeare uses the Aristotelian definition of a tragic hero as a guideline for the characters and their tragedies. Aristotle’s definition of a tragic hero is someone of nobility who has a tragic, fatal flaw. He believed that there are three characteristics of a tragic hero: Hamartia, hubris, and peripeteia. Hamartia is a tragic flaw that causes the downfall of a hero; hubris is excessive pride and disrespect for the natural order of things; peripeteia is the…

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  • The Powerful Transfers Of Power In Indonesia

    During the time of Indonesia’s two successive dictators, the country held elections, but there was only one party, the Golkar party, to choose. Since Soeharto’s downfall in 1994, an enormous number of parties have entered the political battlefield to represent Indonesia’s geographically and economically diverse population. Twenty-four different parties won seats in the 2004 parliamentary elections and twelve gained seats in the most recent parliamentary elections in early 2014. Instead of one…

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  • Watership Down Analysis

    almost did not make it out alive. As he is telling his story, Hazel notices his injuries and begins to tend to him. He lies beside Holly and notices that his ear is cut and bleeding as well as covered in dirt. As he cleans it to try and soothe Holly, he remarks, “It’s a pity they didn’t clean you up as well. That dirt’s dangerous.” (162). Hazel, on more than one occasion, sees to the welfare of his brothers. He cleans and nurses them back to health immediately. Hazel does not see himself as a…

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  • The Balance Between Good And Evil In William Golding's Lord Of The Flies

    are the only thing we’ve got!” (91) when the boys begin to defy them and disrespect others. Being a firm believer in working together, he suggests the idea for assemblies that will “decide things” (79). Golding’s utilization of words such as “we,” “everyone,” “debate,” “meeting,” and “fundamental statements” indicates Ralph’s democratic values. Contrary to democracy, a dictatorship possesses authoritarian values that are expressed in the plot through Jack. From the start, Jack challenges Ralph’s…

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  • Animal Farm Comparative Analysis Essay

    George Orwell A Comparative analysis George Orwell’s Animal Farm (1945) and Shooting an Elephant (1938) both share two major characteristic features, namely politics and history. Animal Farm is mainly an allegory of the Russian Revolution which took place in 1917. All of the characters in the story represents the biggest names in the Russian Revolution and the early start of the Soviet Union. The farm itself is also supposed to represent the Russian Federation, which they fight for in the…

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  • Eastern Vs Western Absolutism Essay

    Absolutism was a political theory created by the following individuals; Jean Bodin, Thomas Hobbes (somewhat), and Bishop Bossuet. The era of absolutism was a time, 16th to 18th centuries, when monarchs ruled with all power to themselves in most countries, especially in France. Absolutism was favored among monarchs because it gave them complete power over their country and did not have to answer to anyone but themselves. Western absolutist France and eastern countries were similar by focusing on…

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  • Analysis Of The Tyranny Of Experts By William Easterly

    William Easterly argues in his book The Tyranny of Experts that the support of autocratic dictatorships does not promote economic or political development in a more efficient way than what allowing a democratic and free regime to flourish would promote. He presents the idea that development experts who try to implement policies through dictators in order to promote the economic well-being of nations fail to support the economic or political well-being of individuals due to four things that…

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  • Comparing The Lottery, The Hunger Games, And The Island

    essay. First, there is fascism, a political system headed by a dictator in which the government controls business and labor and opposition is not permitted. Then there’s totalitarian dictatorship, in which a dictator has overall control and there is complete allegiance. Last but not least, there’s hope and the antithesis hope. Hope is a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. The antithesis of hope is expecting for something not to happen. Many traditional and…

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  • The Speeches Of Brutus And Mark Antony

    demonstrating his superior power over the citizens of Rome. The third citizen claims Brutus is noble in line 1539, but because Brutus is "worthy," he must stand higher than others. Brutus stands above, yet Mark Antony was the right-hand man of Caesar. Meanwhile, Antony stands along with the crowd to display his equal to the citizen's approach. His equality approach is shown in line 1618 when he starts his declaration with “Friends, Romans, Countrymen.” Antony knows his distraught and equal…

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