• Are humans naturally evil
    literature, it is proven that humans are not naturally evil. The issue of good and evil is brought up in “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding, when innocent boys find themselves on a deserted island attempting to create a society like ours. The actions of the boys were not a matter of being good or...
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  • Literature’s Affect on Life
    because this type of behaviour still exists in some parts of the world. Literature also helps us to better understand our society and how it works because it shows us what would happen if we lived in a society where rules and social norms did not exist. For example in Lord of the Flies, a plane full of...
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  • Art for Arts sake - Analysis of the Picture of Dorian Gray
    . Dorian makes a passionate wish that he would remain young and the picture aged instead of him. Being influenced by Lord Henry, Dorian abandons the life of virtues and starts the life of vices. His behavior seems to be reflected in the portrait and Dorian quickly realizes that his wish has come true...
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  • Hoover's Profile
    of “ghetto killings” in those days. Today, the Vice Lords are a part of the “People” alliance which stand squarely in opposition to the Gangster Disciples who happen to belong to the “Folks” alliance of gangs. It is estimated that there are 40,000-50,000 G.D.’s active in Chicago, factoring in...
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  • History of Ramayana
                  The age-old battle between virtue and vice is the main theme of the Indian epic Ramayana. It is the life story and message of SreeRaaman, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu who took human form in this world to tame the wicked. This great literary and religious classic is a traditional mind...
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  • Macbeth
    Critical Lens Essay Throughout the course of human history, innumerable works of literature have been created; many written with the intention of exposing the flaws in human beings, inorder to facilitate the betterment of the individual. John Steinbeck was once quotedsaying, “It is the...
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  • The Prologueto the Canterbury Tales
    The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales A satire is the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Satires are used in the piece of writing named “The...
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  • Literary Analysis of Dorian Gray
    Cheyenne Moore World Literature Ms. Demmer-Freeman 17 February 2014 Dorian Gray: A Zombie of Fine Sensibilities To describe the walking dead all of the following apply: soulless, insatiable hunger, actions based purely on instinct; these qualities combined, with or without the rotting...
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  • How It Feels to Be a Colored Me
    the work toward it? This is the criterion of moral tone. "Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil," says the Lord through the prophet Isaiah (Isa. 5:20). A good work of literature does not glorify human weakness or encourage tolerance of sin. It allows evil to appear in a controlled way in...
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  • Bartleby, the Scrivener
    Doloff, Steven. The Prudent Samaritan: Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener” as Parody of Christ’s Parable to the Lawyer. Studies in Short Fiction. 34.3 (Summer 1997): p357. From Literature Resource Center. The critical essay, “The Prudent Samaritan: Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener” as Parody...
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    literature. They have collated the outputs of such credible work which are worthy of standing up to cross validation. In the context of the Historicity of Rama, the works of Shri. Pushkar Bhatnagar, as brought out in the book "Dating the Era of Lord Ram" form the basis of what is presented here to...
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  • The Theme of Decadence in the Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
    sensations are so strong that such characters can not distinguish the reality from art and vice versa anymore, as probably happened with the decadent artists who lived with such intensity of feelings, mistaking their own lives with the artworks. One of the works in which the decadent movement...
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  • Asus Research
    powerful 16th-century Japanese feudal lord, during a typhoon one night by candlelight, planting the seeds of his interest in books. "Whether it was textbooks, comic books, or historical fiction, whenever I got my hands on a book, my butt would be stuck in place," he remembers. During his youth, Tung...
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  • Humor
    1. 19th-century Russian literature, Gogol’s humor is original in the highest degree. It takes diverse forms, ranging from the festive folk humor of Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka and the “heroic” humor of Taras Bulba to the fantastic and grotesque humor of “The Nose,” the idyllic humor of “Old...
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  • Christians in Politics
    "As the vice-regents of God, we are to bring His truth and His will to bear on every sphere of our world and our society. We are to exercise godly dominion and influence over our neighborhoods, our schools, our government, our literature and arts, our sports arenas, our entertainment media...
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  • Oscar Wilde
    evil, he conduces a dissolute, unregulated life, till the extreme limit of the destruction through the vice of the flesh, the use of alcohol and drugs. Both of them refuses bourgeois normality: Also the "poete maudit" follows the mystic cult of the art and exalts the evil for its aesthetic value...
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  • Concepts of Judaism
    Concepts of Judaism HUM 130 Concepts of Judaism Theology 1. God 2. Torah is a teaching, Jewish literature and law Sacred Texts 1. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy 2. People, events and genealogies 3. 600 CE, Babylonian Talmud competed 4. 200CE...
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  • Protestant Gothic
    interesting life. His wittiness -shown in his numerous epigrams, like «The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about»-, sense of humor, vividness and way of thinking made him one of the most interesting people of his time, and also in the history of the literature. His only novel, The...
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  • puritarism
    according to the teachings that they found in the Bible and on the basis of their English experience. Over time, the term puritan has broadened to mean a strictness in morals or religious matters. The term is commonly applied to cultural traits found in the literature of and social attitudes shared by...
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  • Richard 3
    RICHARD 3- LITERATURE Act 1- scene 1 Richard, the duke of Gloucester, speaks in a monologue addressed to himself and to the audience. After a lengthy civil war, he says, peace at last has returned to the royal house of England. Richard says that his older brother, King Edward IV, now sits on the...
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