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    Illustrating this difference is the setting of Belmont vs Venice. Romance, love and mercy flow freely in the former, while the latter brims with resentment, acrimony, and money. Hatred and cynicism, in this incident, build upon each other, and Shylock asserts “The villainy you teach me I will execute—and it shall go hard but I will better the instruction (III.i.59-61). In contrast, Portia stands for mercy, and Jessica and Lorenzo prove that love conquers hate. In essence, one major theme or even the central idea of the whole play is lovely Belmont vs cynical Jewish Venice. While Portia does not fall in love with her eyes, this statement is misleading. In this incident, Portia implies that Morocco’s skin color does not bother her. However, the heiress previously confessed to Nerissa that if Morocco “have the condition of a saint and the/ complexion of a devil, I had rather he should shrive me than wive me” (I.ii.115-116). Therefore, this statement Portia delivers after the Prince beseeches her “Mislike me not for my complexion” (II.i.1), is a fallacy. Honeyed words delude Morocco into thanking Portia for her…

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    Every time she felt the weight of someone’s eyes on her the Heiress unconsciously tensed up, thinking that they had been found out and would soon be apprehended by her Father’s security. Being recognized would have been catastrophic to their plan, and though she relaxed marginally once they had cleared security it was still tough to let go of the paranoia. It was bad enough catching a glimpse of Karl when they were in the car, but if she had to come face to face in the airport with the man who…

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    illustrated in the law code, since it gave provisions on marriage of an heiress, and an example would be, “The Heiress is to be married by the brother of her father, the oldest of those living” (4.49). Even though this may seem like woman in Gortyn were forced into marriage if they were the heir to their father’s fortune, there are still many provisions that guarantee woman’s freedom of choice. For example, one law gives the right to the heiress to reject this groom-elect, and the law states, “…

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    Following the introduction of sound in the late 1920’s, the film industry flourished, and multiple genres took their place in the forefront of the industry, including gangster, horror, and western films (Dixon & Foster 90-91). One genre of film that started in the early 1930s and became popular until the late 1940s was the “screwball comedy”, which contained elements consisting of comedy and romance (Dixon & Foster 99-100). It was “characterized by social satire, comedic relief through zany,…

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    Throughout 1951 and 1952, Aaron gave the Charles Eliot Norton lectures at Harvard, which were later published as ‘Music and Imagination.’ Throughout the 1960’s, Aaron toured, conducted, and lectured throughout the United States and Europe. The last 40 years of Aaron’s life, he was praised and received several awards, ranging from a Pulitzer Prize for ‘Appalachian Spring’, to an Oscar for the score of ‘The Heiress’ and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. On December 2, 1990, Aaron Copland died…

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    Candide, in the beginning, glorifies the beauty of the royal heiress and devotes his life to making her his wife. The aristocratic family also opposes the marriage of the two young kids, and Miss Cunogonde does not seem to be enthusiastic about the idea of being married to the young boy. However, after being reunited with the love of his life, Candide describes her as being unaware of her grotesque appearance; “she reminded Candide of his promises in so firm a tone that the good Candide did not…

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    who was inspired by Bronte’s sister Marie. Like her novel counterpart, Marie died of consumption in an institution much like the Lowood School for orphan girls in the novel. Jane Eyre is the story of an orphan girl who had never known love. She lived with her atrocious aunt and cousins who wanted absolutely nothing to do with her, but her luck changed when she attended Lowood School. As Jane matures over the course of her stay she developed new ideologies and a need for something more, which…

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    A History of Music in Western Culture: Volume 2. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2010. • Copland, Aaron, and Aaron Copland. Copland on Music. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1960. • Copland, Aaron. "Forward by Alan Rich." In What to Listen for in Music. New York: Penguin Group, 2009. • Copland, Aaron. Music and Imagination. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1952. • Gutmann, Peter. "Classical Notes: Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring" is America." Goldmine, Aug 19, 2005. 38,…

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    the fine line between reality and illusion. He chases his love for Daisy to the foundation of insanity. All Gatsby wants to do is win Daisy back, so in turn, he becomes a self-made millionaire and throws extravagant parties in his mansion—which he deliberately purchased so he could see the symbolic green light on her dock. Gatsby becomes so consumed with Daisy that he loses sight of reality and his entire world becomes convoluted with his desire to claim Daisy as his and doesn't realize how…

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    about their wealth, but they were still thankful for the protection. That is a main thing they have in common. There are also many other things they have in common and there are also differences. The life of a female serf was different but also similar to that of a noble woman. Women were controlled by men. Before a woman was married her father controlled her life. After marriage her spouse controlled her life. Female serfs also had to obey the nobles and the lord of the manor. Noble women and…

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