• Alcohol and the Church
    Alcohol And The Church It seems to be that our main questions are, Should we use alcohol and what about those that abuse it? How should the Church deal with those that do drink or should we as a society deal with it? While there is nothing in the Bible that says drinking is a sin, but drunkeness
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  • That Which Is of No Worth
    That Which Is Of No Worth Parker Coddington Man Ec 300 464-75-9246 January 13, 1997 2 Nephi 9:50-51 talks about buying, prices, and worth. The main point obviously does not refer to the literal exchange of money for goods or services, although the concept can apply to that type of exchange. T
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  • The Ambivalence of Abortion
    The Ambivalence of Abortion Whether or not abortion is morally right or wrong, the fact remains that a woman has the right to make her own decisions. If a woman decides to have an abortion it is her right to do as she pleases with her body. It is understandable that many may disagree with abortio
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  • The Life of King David
    The Life of King David In this essay I will be talking about the life of King David. He was a man who went from being a giant slayer, to a king, to a man in exile and, then he went back to being a great man. As a boy, David was a shepherd. He took care of his father's sheep. He was a very courageo
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  • The Symbolism of Religion and Comparison
    The Symbolism of Religion and Comparison In comparing the books "Confession of the Jews" and "First Confession", I have found there to be similarities and differences. For example, "First Confession" deals with a boy converting from a boy to a young man by going to confession and telling his si
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  • Tradition: Lost and Kept
    Tradition: Lost and Kept Each culture in the world follows its own customs and traditions. These traditions, however, are sometimes broken to allow a compromise in their society, or are still kept throughout the culture's existence. In the story The Rain Came, an African tribe faces a harsh and d
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  • Pyramids
    Pyramids The pyramids of Egypt are the last remaining Wonder of the World. Even in the days of Ancient Egypt when powerful pharaohs ruled over Egypt the pyramids were considered a wonder. Today, the ruins of 35 pyramids still stand near the Nile River in Egypt. These pyramids were built to pro
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  • Herman Hesse's Siddhartha
    Herman Hesse's Siddhartha In the book Siddhartha, by Herman Hesse, the main character Siddhartha had many teachers along his quest for happiness. Throughout his life he denounced teachers and their teachings. In his last meeting with his lifelong friend, Govinda, he mentions five in which he w
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  • Oedipus: Fate Is Unavoidable
    Oedipus: Fate is Unavoidable No matter what anyone tries, no matter what anyone does, no matter what anyone believes they have accomplished, they have not controlled fate. Fate is uncontrollable. Much like betting on a ³sure thing² and knowing in the back of your mind that there are infinite
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  • The Odyssey: Telemachus
    The Odyssey: Telemachus Telemachus recounts his confrontation with the Old man of the sea who could change his appearance in order to escape danger. Telemachus reveals the information which he obtained from the Old man of the sea to the reader. The Old man told Telemachus of the sorrowful t
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  • Theseus or Hercules?
    Theseus or Hercules? Theseus is most worthy of emulation. He was a great hero in Athens. "Theseus was, of course bravest of the brave as all heroes are, but unlike the other heroes he was as compassionate as he was brave." (p. 159). Theseus also was a man of bravery, intellect and bodily strength
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  • Abortion: Is It Murder?
    Abortion: Is it Murder? A mother kills her baby because it is unwanted, yet she is not charged with murder. Is this right? Believe it or not, this has happened more than twenty-million times in the past twenty years. The problem is that they have been killed legally because of abortion. Many
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  • Sex and Aggression: Whip Me, Beat Me, Make Me Feel Like an Idiot!
    Sex and Aggression: Whip me, Beat me, Make me feel like an IDIOT! This documentary does hit on the key issues of instinctual drive, Sex and Aggression. I felt like sex and aggression was met by both participants in each sexcapade by the use of what the customer felt was a mixture of love and do
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  • Sexual Addiction
    Sexual Addiction Sexual addiction, can be better defined if compared with other types of addicts. There is little difference between the voyeur waiting for hours by a window for forty seconds of nudity and the compulsive gambler hunching on a long shot. An alcoholic's relationship with a
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  • Short Story/Film Analysis
    Short Story/Film Analysis Aric McDonald Short Story/Short Film Comm. 411-35 11:30-12:45 Spring 1997 The three short stories are similar because they all involve jealousy. This type of jealousy surrounds the main characters who are en
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  • Hamlet's Madness
    Hamlet's Madness `What is madness? Is someone mad merely because they are different, and do they in return see the same about the world? The dictionary defines madness as, "1. the state of being mad; insanity. 2. senseless folly. 3. frenzy; rage. 4. intense excitement or hilarity." Thou
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  • Romeo and Juliet: They Did It to Themselves
    Romeo and Juliet: They Did it to Themselves The fall of Romeo and Juliet is a culmination of many factors. A controlling father, an ongoing feud and a gullible friar all contribute to this catastrophe, but, for the most part, it was Romeo and Juliet themselves that lent a hand to their own do
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  • Henry Iv: Appearance vs. Reality
    Henry IV: Appearance vs. Reality Shakespeare's play Henry IV begins with a king (King Henry) beginning a pilgrimage after killing King Richard II. Henry believes that by gaining the throne of England he has done an honourable deed, yet he admits that the fighting and bloodshed could continu
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  • Comparison of Hamlet and Claudius
    Comparison of Hamlet and Claudius Relationships are very important today and they where very important in the past. Each relationship is different, some are good and some are bad. Good relationships can last a long time and sometimes forever but bad relationships can end very quickly. In some
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  • Hamlet: Act 2 Scene 2 - Compare Hamlet's Reaction to Arrival of Rosenc
    Hamlet: Act 2 Scene 2 - Compare Hamlet's Reaction to Arrival of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern and To the Players Yin Choi Compare Hamlet's reaction to the arrival of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern with his reaction to the arrival of the Playyers. Account for his reactions. By comparing Hamlet's rea
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  • A Letter to Shakespeare
    A Letter to Shakespeare January 23, 1997 William Shakespeare Stratford upon Avon Dear Mr. Shakespeare Just recently, I have read what it probably your most highly acclaimed works, Romeo and Juliet. I must give you credit for doing some great work with it, being that there are many people who en
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  • Macbeth: Ambition Is Root of All Evil
    Macbeth: Ambition is Root of All Evil It is said that ambition is the key to success. In the case of Shakespeare's Macbeth, it is the key to his downfall. He is presented with the ambition by the supernatural power of the witches. Lady Macbeth, his wife, then pushes the ambition. After the murde
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  • King Henry Iv and Joseph Strorm: Archtypical Fathers
    King Henry IV and Joseph Strorm: Archtypical Fathers An ideal father is one who is both caring and understanding. To fit this mould, one must express these characteristics. The outlook and actions of King Henry IV (Shakespeare, Henry IV Part 1) and Joseph Strorm (Wyndham, The Chrysalids), su
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  • Macbeth: a Tale of Two Theories
    Macbeth: A Tale of Two Theories Macbeth(c.1607), written by William Shakespeare, is the tragic tale of Macbeth, a virtuous man, corrupted by power and greed. This tragedy could in fact be called "A Tale of Two Theories". One theory suggests that the tragic hero, Macbeth, is led down an unescapable
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  • Macbeth: Banquo's Soliloquy
    Macbeth: Banquo's Soliloquy John Spitzer In Macbeth, a play by William Shakespeare, Banquo's soliloquy at the beginning of the third act explains some of his present feeling towards Macbeth. He believes that Macbeth killed to become the King of Scotland. He explains that he is the one who will st
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  • King Lear: Conspiracy in Nakedness and Dress
    King Lear: Conspiracy in Nakedness and Dress Nakedness and dress in Shakespeare's King Lear, represented the status of a character. Many scenes use clothing to show one characters dominance over another. The more opulent the clothing, the higher the status, or the lack of clothing, the lower
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  • Macbeth: Characteristics of Macbeth That Led to His Downfall
    Macbeth: Characteristics of Macbeth That Led to His Downfall Rickford Foo Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow..." Sometimes tomorrow never comes and as for Macbeth, tomorrow meant another day of inner torment and guilt. This victorious Thane literally got the better of himself as soon as
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  • A Comparison of Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story.
    A Comparison of Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story. There is a lot in common between the two plays Romeo And Juliet and West Side Story. The main male characters have many things in common. In fact, Toni and Romeo both miss the beginning fight at the beginning of the plays, they both fall in
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  • Comparing the Different Types of Love Evident in Romeo and Juliet
    Comparing the Different Types of Love Evident in Romeo and Juliet "True love is like ghosts,"claims François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, "Which everyone talks about but few have seen". What is true love? Is it idealistic love or physical love, mature love or paternal love. Well kiddies, it is all t
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  • Dear Shakespeare: a Critique of the Tempest
    Dear Shakespeare: A Critique of The Tempest To Mr. William Shakespeare, I am going to get right down to business. I am writing to you regarding our recent collaboration on The Tempest. In my opinion I think we need to make a couple of changes. The first is in regards to Caliban and the second
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