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  • The Importance Of Pearl's Role In The Scarlet Letter

    Pearl is “the scarlet letter, only capable of being loved, and so endowed with a millionfold the power of retribution…” (p64) As a symbol of her sin, Hester dresses up Pearl to look nice just like she does to the scarlet letter itself. This is Hester’s way of overcoming her tribulation, she is, nevertheless, constantly aware of her shortcomings… “Thou must gather thine own sunshine. I have none to give thee!” (p54) As time passes, Hester’s endurance and determination shines through. Many people in the Puritan community “refused to interpret the scarlet A by its original signification. They said that it meant Able; so strong was Hester Prynne, with a woman's strength." (p113) Pearl grows in her understanding of life in the Puritan society and in her understanding of her mother and father. The scarlet letter matures into a symbol of Hester’s perseverance, while Pearl continues to enhance herself as a subject of Hester’s past…

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  • Jaws Film Analysis

    character hits rock bottom, nothing could get worse. The captain has just been eaten by Jaws, Martin is the last man standing on a sinking boat. Suddenly Martin has a great idea to put the oxygen tank in the shark’s mouth. This is often referred to Break Into Three, when there is a fresh new idea the main character uses to help achieve the goal. It is now time for the Finale, this is when the main character uses, all the information he knows, to achieve the goal. Martin climbs to the highest…

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  • Opposite Sex

    Appealing to the opposite sex in a memorable way could pose to be the most challenging, most mind-boggling thing to do for even the most charming of women, but how could this be? Perhaps, in their radiant disposition, they lack an understanding of the effectiveness of their use of touch. Nonverbal communication could arguably be the most important aspect when building the foundation of a new relationship. This analysis of the significance of touch and how it can stimulate desire in the opposite…

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  • Attraction In Relationships

    I’m a firm believer that opposites attract, would you want to date someone that is a complete replica of yourself? Yes? Then you might as well date yourself. When it comes to dating you want someone who is able to balance you out, vice versa.” Nevertheless, when we come to know others and our goal is simply to get along and to have a good time” (Maniaci & Reis, 2013). A relationship where there are two headstrong people wouldn’t work, or a relationship where both are sensitive just wouldn’t…

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  • The Opposite Of Loneliness Analysis

    "We don 't have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I 'd say that 's how I felt at Yale" (4). Marina Keegan experiences a feeling that most people have felt before, but never had a name for it. It is not just one feeling, but it is many feelings combined to become one. It is the feelings of being loved, safe, happy, scared, and so forth. Keegan wrote about her experience with the particular feeling in her essay, "The Opposite of Loneliness". Keegan felt that particular…

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  • The Phaedo: Plato And The Argument From Opposites

    arguments in which he aims to prove that the soul is in fact immortal. One of his arguments that I will discuss is known as the “Argument from Opposites,” which I will prove does not fully succeed in establishing that the soul is immortal. The basis of the “Argument from Opposites” arises from the…

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  • Opposite One Drop Rules Analysis

    Opposite One-Drop Rules Society is ever changing, but because of these changes, many have a binary focus on what they deem as important, forgetting that which may be a valuable part of history. Laura E. Gomez Author of Opposite One Drop Rules describes on how U.S history is not solely based on the black and white relationship but a diversity of races. Laura also goes on further in describing how the American society, assigned the race of an individual which was determined by others who were…

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  • Cycle Of Opposites In Plato's Phaedo

    theories and topics, including The Cycle of Opposites Argument, The Theory of Recollection, The Exclusion of Opposites, and the Affinity Argument. Through the use of the mentioned theories, Plato illustrates the supposed nature of the soul, and attempts to form an argument as to why it must persist perpetually. Two primary ideas Plato uses in the work to argue for the immortality of the soul are the Cycle of Opposites Argument, and The Exclusion of Opposites. The Cycle of Opposites…

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  • Symbolism In Ria Voros The Opposite Of Geek

    The book that I selected is called “The Opposite of Geek” by Ria Voros. This novel was originally published in 2013 and it is a fiction novel. The opposite of geek is about a girl going through the process of growing up as a young adult. This novel contains haiku, high school, and heartache. SETTING The story takes place in high school where a girl named Gretchen is narrating the novel. Not to mention that she has a passion for writing haiku…

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  • Opposites In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

    importance of relationships. One theme that he depicts is the theme of how opposites do not attract. This is certainly the case in Steinbeck’s short novel, Of Mice and Men. In Of Mice and Men, the two main characters, George and Lennie, experience and see many opposites that do not attract, whether they are characters or the imagery of Salinas Valley in the Great Depression. Steinbeck uses those examples to reveal that opposites cannot make good and stable relationships. In the novella Of Mice…

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