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  • Theme Of Existentialism In The Monkey's Paw

    William W. Jacobs displays his existentialist nature through themes of freedom, responsibility, and death. In “The Monkey’s Paw,” Jacobs demonstrates these themes progressively through his characters and their actions after a cursed talisman eradicates all limitations. Arash Farzaneh defines existentialism as the measurement of humankind’s “responsibility when facing a universe devoid of laws.” Fundamentally unbound by religious conviction, humankind is required to take responsibility for their…

    Words: 2011 - Pages: 8
  • Analysis Of Sartre's Philosophy Of Freedom

    Sartre is well known for his work in developing existential thought. The question being addressed in this paper is one that asks what Sartre meant by a “monstrous freedom.” In other words, in terms of existentialism, what did this idea of freedom have to do with the way in which human behavior is explained? In order to understand Sartre’s idea of existentialism, then this question of monstrous freedom must be addressed. One author wrote, “there is an infinite gap between the past and the…

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  • Traffic Increase In Metro Manila

    Over the past years, traffic congestion has become a serious problem in Metro Manila, specifically the Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). This results in loss of travel time, and huge economic and societal costs. "Traffic in the capital and its surroundings is already costing the country about P3 billion ($64 million) a day, or about 0.8% of gross domestic product, according to government figures" (Presse, 2016). The demand for transportation infrastracture has increased because they asociate…

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  • Analysis Of The US Great Lakes Megaregion

    We focus on the U.S. Great Lakes megaregion, which includes large metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Detroit, Minnesota, Cleveland, St. Louis, and Pittsburgh. The dataset consists of a balanced panel based on the monthly data obtained from various sources. Variables measured in this study and the data sources are described in this section. We focus on the time period between 2013 July and 2016 May for data consistency. Figure 1. US Great Lakes Megaregion (source:…

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  • Existentialism In Nausea By Jean-Paul Sartre

    Jean-Paul Sartre was a French Philosopher, novelist and literary critic. He was born on the 21st of June, 1905. During his life, he was one of the important figures in the philosophy of existentialism and also one of the prominent individuals in the 20th century French philosophy and Marxism. Existentialism is a 20th century philosophy which is basically centred on the analysis of existence, freedom and choice. It is the understanding that humans define their purpose in life and try to make…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Harvey Milk's The Trial And Death Of Socrates

    In all circumstances, there is an audience - be it a packed auditorium, with people pushing to sit close to the front of the room, spell bound by every word escaping the speakers lips, or a quiet setting, where the only audience is the individual, speaking to himself. Regardless of the size or location, words are impactful to whomever they’re delivered. Admired are the individuals who realize a moment to persuade and seize it readily. Harvey Milk is one such individual. Milk’s role as a…

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  • Kang Kong Teh Case Study

    KangKang Shih, known as Patrick in the U.S., is part of a family of Chinese immigrants. His grandparents migrated from China to Brazil before his father was born. Patrick’s father, aunt, and uncle all grew up in Sao Paulo and later went on to study in the United States in search of better opportunities. However, while most of the Shih family stayed in the U.S., his father, Teh Shih, moved back to China and consequently, that’s where Patrick was born. While Teh might not have been born in China…

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  • Irony In Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

    Philosophology The first thing that comes to mind while writing a paper about philosophy is “why”. The irony in this is that this is what philosophy is about—asking the “why”. Philosophers question the ideas that people often skip past. These questions, no matter how frustrating or mind numbing, can be some of the most important ones we contemplate. Although there is no definitive answer, it is still necessary to question the who, what, and whys of life. From pondering these types of questions…

    Words: 1956 - Pages: 8
  • The Absurd In Kafka's Metamorphosis

    In the early 20th century there were a lot of social and societal changes happening, and in Metamorphosis Kafka uses the absurd to explore and highlight different social themes ranging from work to the roles of women in society. One of the main things that Kafka uses the absurd to explore is the life of working people. When Gregor first wakes up and he realizes that he is infact a bug, He 's not terribly concerned by it. He is infact more concerned by the fact that he is late for work that that…

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  • Pelissier The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing Analysis

    Inside a busy city there lays a large portrait, housed within a museum of modern art. To the untrained eye, there is nothing particularly extraordinary about it, but experts claim it is worth millions. All the while, in the outskirts of the city, a gorgeous, sprawling mural covers the side of an abandoned building, catching the attention of everyone who catches sight of it, yet it is labeled as vandalism, as mere graffiti. What is the role of art in our modern society, and what is the true…

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