• Morte D'Arthur
    prophesized, or at least clear to the reader. So, in Morte Darthur, free will is a slave to Wyrd, and so are the characters within the story. There are many occasions, on which a certain fate is prophesized. The first one occurs in Book I, where Merlin says onto Athur that he has slept with his...
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  • Charecter
      education at the university; it is the benefit to the future that is the guide. Parents should think of the welfare of the child even  before it is born. The child will show what he has inherited; but how few parents think of that. Our rest, our peace, our harmony, our tendency to all good and...
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  • Oedipus Rex
    cannot be avoided. However, this does not mean that the fate controls the actions of the man. The Prophesy must be looked at as being out of time, seeing the past, the present and the future all at once. Although the individual controls completely his or her actions, the Prophesy sees these actions in...
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  • Oedipus the King
    belief in Gods, fate, freewill, pity, and fear. With the past, present, and future all in balance, the audience is captivated. Sophocles' words are still being read and studied, after two-thousand years. Oedipus is one of the most idolized characters of all Greek tragedies. The Greek culture was...
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  • Crucible Chatacters
    illness of the child spurs on rumours of witchcraft and creates an opportunity for future accusations of witchcraft in Salem. Betty also accuses Abigail of drinking blood and a charm to kill Elizabeth Proctor, thus letting us know about the hatred Abigail harbours towards John Proctor’s wife...
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  • Role of Fate in Tess of the D'Urbervilles
    child and taken care of him. The shepherd comes and testifies that it is the same child. Thus, the story of Oedipus is the story of fate or destiny. Destiny has decreed that it will be like that. Destiny said that Oedipus will kill the King and marry the queen. Accordingly that destiny...
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  • Analysis of Thomas Hardy
    was due. In Hardy’s estimation because the child is of poor parentage the child should simply not subject itself to its tragic fate, as the abject poverty which will undermine its growth, will cause intense hardship and pain. The first stanza speaks to also the passage of time deemed the enemy of...
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  • A Comparison and Contrast of the Search for an Identity in This Boy's Life, by Tobias Wolfe, and Limbo, by A. Manette Ansay
    A Comparison and Contrast of the Search for an Identity in This Boy's Life, by Tobias Wolfe, and Limbo, by A. Manette Ansay At a glance, both protagonists (Jack, from This Boy's Life, and Anne, from Limbo) appear to have very little in common. Jack, the only child of a single mother, is...
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  • Children of Men Review
    have the showy special effects normally found in movies of this genre, but you won't care one bit after the story kicks in, about a dystopian future where women can no longer conceive and hope lies within one woman who holds the key to humanity's survival. It will have you riveted. Children of Men...
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  • Consider the figure of the child in novels by Austen and/or the Brontës
    and Linton, are typical of the gothic genre, in which writers employed the use of ‘doppelgangers’ or ‘foils’ in order to create opposition within a text; this is relevant when considering comparable characters with different childhoods, and the way in which the figure of the child is moulded by their...
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  • Lauren Stanton
    through brutal means. They are required to do this while risking the very same fate. If a child cries, it would mean they were weak or were thinking of home and be instantly killed. The girls are usually to serve as wives for rebels and boys would use weapons to kill people within villages. Some would...
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  • antigony
    ! Choragos. Then do not pray any more: the sky is deaf. Creon. Lead me away. I have been rash and foolish. I have killed my son and my wife. I look for comfort; my comfort lies here dead. Whatever my hands have touched has come to nothing. Fate has brought all my pride to a thought of dust. [As...
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  • Macbeth
    . This gives the audience a clue to what the future holds for Macbeth. "When the battles lost and won" (Act I, Scene I, l.4) was said by the second witch. It says that every battle is lost by one side and won by another. Macbeth's fate is that he will win the battle, but will lose his time of victory...
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  • Romeo and Juliet - Fate
    fingers itch. Wife, we scarce though us blest That God has lent us but this only child; But now I see this one is one too much, And that we have a curse in having her Out on her, hilding! (III, vi, lines 162-169) Little does he know, that he is totally wrong. God ( representing fate), send...
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  • Research paper
    the innocence of childhood and the need to preserve it’s cherished memories for future use that can serve as much needed nourishment to the pains and adjustments adulthood requires. Wordsworth masters the mystifications of memory and draws on the connection of nature’s comparisons to being a child...
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  • Macbeth
    . Macbeth resolves to assist fate: But yet I'll make assurance double sure, And take a bond of fate: thou shalt not live; That I may tell pale-hearted fear it lies, And sleep in spite of thunder. (4.1) Meanwhile in England, Malcolm asks Macduff, "Why in that rawness left you...
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  • David Malouf's Ransom: Experiences
    . Somax, a character of Malouf’s own creation and the only common man presented in depth within the novella, despite his own experiences of loss and grief and his worries for the future, never experiences a deep malaise or prolonged scarring. He has always been comfortable in his own skin, and as a...
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  • Death of a Salesman
    back together, all while slipping in and out of trances within his life. The man invests everything into his sons, Biff and Happy, and is constantly wondering what went wrong with his life, and covering his failures with excuses and lies. Eventually, when the reality that his life is meaningless and...
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  • English Extension 2 HSC Creative A+ Standard
    don’t quite know why I paint, or who I paint for. What do I gain from painting? An escape –or in reality, do I seek to preserve, to encapsulate myself within each canvas? Do I desire to leave a legacy? A legacy – painting for strangers of a distant future, an uncertain future. Feebly they shall...
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  • English Anthology
    regular in that all but the final stanza are quatrains; the last stanza has six lines, which allows Rossetti to comment of the fate of her parents, her lover, herself and finally her sister. The rhyme scheme follows the pattern ABCB for the quatrains. However, the last stanza follows the rhyme scheme...
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