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Pride and Honour in William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet
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...pride, they neglect to honour their country and fellow citizens. As the Prince warns that further disregard for a peaceful Verona will result in death,4 Shakespeare also warns of excessive pride that eclipses one’s honouring of one’s country and neighbours. Unfortunately, the Prince’s message is not headed by Tybalt, as he again hastily calls for his rapier against Romeo at Capulet’s masquerade.5 Capulet, on the other hand, appears... ? Pride and Honour in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Short Essay September 13, of School Pride and Honour in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet In Romeo and Juliet, while the Montagues and Capulets feel a great deal of familial pride, William Shakespeare warns...
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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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...excessively deceived in him?”(119). She is therefore responsible for spreading her prejudice on those around her. Elizabeth’s pride is often seen to cause her to trust the wrong man and be blind to the virtues and feelings of the right man. This is seen in the fact that for most of the book, Wickham manages... Pride and prejudice Pride and prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen (published in 1813) that through thecharacters created by the author tells the story of the prejudice that was common in the 19th century. As seen in the novel, the prejudice was responsible for keeping many lovers apart because of their perceived differences. The book tells of the story of characters that are often portrayed as...
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Oedipus
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...excessive pride, expressed in both his words and actions, and which brings about his own downfall. I. Excessive Pride in Speech A. Oedipus before his people B. What he reveals about his own self-image II. Excessive Pride in Actions A. Oedipus' actions coming into Thebes B. Creon's warnings to Oedipus III. Downfall A. Pride forces the truth out B. Pride forces great punishment Oedipus the King In his analysis of what makes a true tragedy, the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle identified three major elements. These included a character with a fatal flaw, his realization of this flaw... Outline Thesis ment: As I will demonstrate, Oedipus in the play Oedipus the King by Socrates is acharacter plagued by...
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...excessive pride, expressed in both his words and actions, and which brings about his own downfall. I. Excessive Pride in Speech A. Oedipus before his people B. What he reveals about his own self-image II. Excessive Pride in Actions A. Oedipus actions coming into Thebes B. Creons warnings to Oedipus III. Downfall A. Pride forces the truth out B. Pride forces great punishment Oedipus the King In his analysis of what makes a true tragedy, the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle identified three major elements. These included a character with a fatal flaw, his... realization of this flaw and a reversal of fortune because of this flaw. At one point, Aristotle even says, “the tragic...
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Pride and Prejudice: A Character Study of Elizabeth Bennet
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...excessive pride young man who owns the Pemberley estate in Derbyshire. He does not make a good impression on strangers but is valued by people who know him well. After a few unimpressionable and not-so convivial meetings, Elizabeth is decided that Mr. Darcy is no more than a man who is has excessive pride and primarily concerned with his social status. However... of Teacher May, Pride and Prejudice: A Character Study of Elizabeth Bennet I. Introduction: Plot Summary First published in 1813, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is a novel that revolves around societal issues dealing with etiquette, education, and marriage in 19th century England. The main plot revolves around women’s marriage to men of land...
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Hubris
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...excessive pride. "Hubris according to its modern usage is exaggerated self pride or self-confidence (overbearing pride), often resulting in fatal retribution" (). This paper will examine modern day hubris as well as past time hubris and how it has changed. Hubris first originated in ancient Greece when the Greeks were trying to establish laws that would explain the meaning of life. Along with advancements in science the Greeks made significant advances... rather than one of the gods. In this case, hubris was an act of violence but an act of arrogance. Penelope's suitors believed that Odysseus would not be returning so they helped themselves to his property and wife. From a modern...
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Pride and Prejudice: Character Study of Elizabeth or Mr. Darcy 3 character traits qualifyiing them as hero or heroine
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...excessive pride young man who owns the Pemberley estate in Derbyshire. He does not make a good impression on strangers but is valued by people who know him well. After a few unimpressionable and not-so convivial meetings, Elizabeth is decided that Mr. Darcy is no more than a man who is has excessive pride and primarily concerned with his social status. However, Elizabeth’s... of Teacher May, Pride and Prejudice: A Character Study of Elizabeth Bennet I. Introduction: Plot Summary First published in 1813, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is a novel that revolves around societal issues dealing with etiquette, education, and marriage in 19th century England. The main plot revolves around women’s marriage...
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Critically analyse class expectation and gender in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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...excessive pride which is due to what society expects of him and with the big influence of what his father taught him. He is basically born into aristocracy but due to his honest and kind heart, tagged with his encounters with Elizabeth, Darcy eventually sees that the factors other than material possessions, status quo and power are the ones that truly belong to aristocracy. (Peterson, 1982, p. 11-13) When she declines the marriage proposal of Darcy, it shows that she does not belong to the class-conscious women that the only thing that runs in mind is to look for a wealthy man who can give them tiaras to make them belong to the upper class. Her character is the most prominent in the novel... ?Pride and...
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...pride lead to the protagonists downfall in Sophocles Oedipus the King and Anouilh’s Antigone Name: Teacher: Candidate’s number: Word Count: 1471 To what extent does "pride" lead to the protagonists downfall in Sophocles Oedipus the King and Anouilhs Antigone The idea of excessive pride plays a monumental role in Greek tragedy. Pride in itself, can be seen as a positive attribute, but when it is expressed in arrogance and defiance of fate and the gods, it becomes a fatal flaw that leads to their downfall. Aristotle stated "the tragic hero falls into bad fortune because of some flaw in his character of the kind found in men of high... World Literature Essay English A1 SL To what extent does pride...
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Pride
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...PRIDE What is Pride Neu (2002) defines pride as "a sin of judgement, an intellectual deviation involving bias in favor of one's self". Pride can be a state of mental conditioning of one's self in a way that it gives them a sense of achievement against one's own standards or even against others in terms of financial, social and other status. It can be observed in almost every person at some point or the other and can be a conscious effort or can be influenced or conditioned due to the environment in which he or she lives. Most of the times, this characteristic is observed in individuals who have experienced a change in his or her living conditions or social standing. Pride can be considered... ...
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Pride and Prejudice
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...pride and prejudice. It is also the first sentence and sets the scene immediately. It enables the reader to know that the book deals with marriage and finding a life partner either a husband or a wife. It is a very amusing story but reading it more carefully one is able to know that there is actually more to the book than just an amusing story of finding a husband or wife. The writer has a good command of language and has used the same to help the reader understand the society and culture of the pride... Introduction “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife” (Austen, 5). This is the most famous of sentences in the Jane Austen’s...
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Is Hamlet a Tragic Hero
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...excessive pride in some aspect of his being. Finally, he has to have a tragic flaw, usually something related to his source of pride. These three character traits combined lead the character to his or her downfall through a three-step process that comprises the behavioral aspect of Aristotle’s definition. This process begins with a mistake in judgment or action that will eventually cause the hero’s ruin. The second event is when the hero realizes where he made his mistake. The final event is the reversal of fortunes the hero experiences as a result of his mistake (“Aristotle”, 1998... a tragic hero. Aristotle’s definition of the term includes three essential character traits and three...
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...pride and prejudice. It is also the first sentence and sets the scene immediately. It enables the reader to know that the book deals with marriage and finding a life partner either a husband or a wife. It is a very amusing story but reading it more carefully one is able to know that there is actually more to the book than just an amusing story of finding a husband or wife. The writer has a good command of language and has used the same to help the reader understand the society and culture of the pride... Introduction “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife” (Austen, 5). This is the most famous of sentences in the Jane Austen’s...
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Pride and Prejudice
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...pride and prejudice, which interferes with their ability to recognize their affection for one another. Both exercise prejudice in assessing one another. And both let their pride get in the way. During the initial ball scene, Darcy’s behavior is quite foolish and excessive. He... ? In the time period of Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the roles for men and women were clearly delineated. Gender roles were rigid. The expectations for women were quite conservative. A man searching for a wife would be seeking a woman who was well-mannered, with a good reputation. Reputation, however, went hand-in-hand with social standing. Thus, a man would seek out a marriage partner whose social status was comparable to his...
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Excessive Materialism
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...Excessive Materialism Running Head: Excessive Materialism The Negative Effects of Excessive Materialism on Individual Well Being, Collective Justice, and Ecological Balance Name Institution Excessive Materialism 2 Abstract Excessive materialism, which has redefined the American Dream into something increasingly unattainable, threatens our individual well being, collective justice and ecological balance today and in the...
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Oedipus the King and his Importance to Religious Festivals
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...excessive pride plays a monumental role in Greek tragedy appearing as hamartia and is thus the driving force for the rest of the action. It is the concept that a noble man will fall not as the result of a vengeful god or violation of the god’s laws per se, but rather as a result of some inherent flawed portion of his character that causes him to act in a specific way or make a particular mistake in judgment. In much of Greek tragedy, this tragic flaw appears in the form of an excessive pride on the part of the protagonist that renders them incapable of listening to the counsel... Oedipus the King and his Importance to Religious Festivals One of the plays commonly performed to help celebrate in both the ...
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Paper discussing the theme and proving it in Sophocles's play Oedipus the King
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...excessive pride plays a monumental role in Greek tragedy appearing as hamartia and is thus the driving force for the rest of the action. Pride in itself, can be seen as a positive attribute, but when it is expressed in arrogance and defiance of fate and the gods, it becomes a fatal flaw that leads to a character’s downfall. Aristotle (1998) stated “the tragic hero falls into bad fortune because of some flaw in his character... Oedipus the King Much of Greek tragedy follows a consistent pattern that was once identified specifically by one eloquent orator. According to Aristotle, every tragedy is structured around three key events. These include hamartia, anagnorisis and peripeteia. The idea of...
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Tragic Dramas of Oedipus Rex and Antigone
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...pride he takes in himself, his abilities and his position as their king. Throughout the play, Oedipus continues to demonstrate excessive pride in himself... Tragic Dramas of Oedipus Rex and Antigone In the days of ancient Greece and Rome, people didn't have such easy access to entertainment as we do now. For these ancient people, one of the highlights of the year was the ability to go to the theatre where they would be able to watch live dramas acted out on stage. Since tickets were free to every registered citizen, plays had to be written to appeal to a wide variety of social classes and often with more than one simple purpose. More than just providing an afternoon of entertainment, many of these plays ...
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Creon and the Concepts of Arete, Hubris, Ate and Nemesis in Antigone
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...excessive pride or arrogance expressed in acts and words of petty revenge or self-gratification). This hubris leads to the ate (supreme folly) of the ill-advised actions and words that ensure his nemesis (the downfall that is his just retribution). When Creon finally becomes King, after having been one or two steps away from the throne all his life, he wants to begin his reign... these decisions to his preponderance of arte, but any audience would have passed the judgment that these were merely the fruit of his insecurity and desire for power. Rather than a man of true arte, Creon proves a mere bully and the embodiment of petty vice. There is no doubt that Creon's major flaw is an...
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Excessive Force
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...Excessive Force Excessive force refers to going beyond the usual or proper limit in terms of physical power or strength possessed by a person. According to the law, any unlawful violence threatened or committed against a person or property can be considered as excessive force. Police officers are trained to protect and serve the people. Police officers represent the government which is required and entrusted to work within legal boundaries (Ortmeier, 2006). Police officers should have a higher standard when putting on the uniform and wearing a badge. However, Police Officer Edward Krawetz abused his authority by using...
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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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...Pride and Prejudice is a reflection of the nature of courtship during the Victorian era; but more importantly, it is an authentically honest depiction of the triangular relationship between class, love and one' self perception. It is for this reason that Austen titled her novel Pride and Prejudice. In her pursuit of love it is Elizabeth's pride that leads her to feel prejudice; it is the prejudice inherent in the class system that provide for the tumultuous courtship between her and Mr. Darcy, as well as the catalyst to their predestined humility. The relationship between Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy is the most significant in the novel. It shows... Austen's critique on Courtship Jane Austen's novel Pride...
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Othello
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...excessive pride and a tragic flaw. These three character traits combined must then lead our character to his or her downfall, from which they make an admission of their own guilt and are then redeemed in the end. In his final words, Othello... The Heroism of Othello The theme of the tragic hero is one that runs through much ic literature, from the ancient Greeks to Shakespeare and beyond. In understanding the concept of the tragic hero, it is important to understand the criteria as set forth by Aristotle (“Aristotle”, 1998). According to that illustrious philosopher, there are six major elements required to make up a tragic hero. To begin with, these heroes (or heroines) must have a noble stature,...
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The Crucible's John Proctor as Tragic Hero According to Arthur Miller's Tragedy and the Common Man
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...excessive pride, fatal flaw, anger, hatred for corrupts and his unwillingness to remain passive. As the judge Danforth said “Proctor is beyond speech in his anger” (Miller, The Crucible, Act III), however, these characteristics were not actually his personality flaws but his failure to deal with these attributes eventually turned him... ? Number] “The Crucible’s” John Proctor as Tragic Hero according to Arthur Miller’s “Tragedy and the Common man” In the modern tragedy The Crucible Arthur Miller depicts the character of protagonist John Proctor as tragic hero to illustrate the conflicting situation encountered by a common person in maintaining his respectable image in the society. In his essay Tragedy...
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Excessive lose weight
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...Excessive Weight Loss Introduction This paper examines the various approaches that an individual can use to deal with excessive weight loss. The paper takes a problem-solution approach in analyzing the main problem and offering appropriate solutions. Weight loss is a healthy process aimed at helping individuals avoid health complications that are associated with obesity of overweight conditions. Obesity and overweight comprise of a major issue in the developed world affecting a big percentage of teenagers. There is, therefore, a need to promote healthy lifestyles in developing countries aimed at reducing obesity and overweight problems (Chin 93). However,...
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How does Oedipus and Antigones stubbornness lead to their downfall
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...Pride in Oedipus and Antigone A great number of Greek tragedies are founded upon the concept of excessive pride. Although pride in itself can be seen as a positive attribute, when it manifests itself in terms of arrogance or defiance of fate and the gods, this characteristic rapidly becomes a fatal flaw leading to the downfall of even the greatest heroes. Aristotle said “the tragic hero falls into bad fortune because of some flaw in his character of the kind found in men of high reputation and good fortune such as Oedipus.” This is what is meant by the fatal flaw, which can be overlooked or overcome in men of normal...
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Pride & Prejudice
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...Pride and Prejudice In MLA Style 2 Pride and Prejudice is a novel written by Jane Austen that contains one of the most cherished love stories in the English literature – the courtship between the main characters in the story; Elizabeth and Darcy. Just like in any great love story, the lovers should undergo a number of hindrances and tensions before ending it on a happy note. Elizabeth’s pride overshadows her take on Darcy and misjudges him poorly on first impression while latter’s prejudice on the Elizabeth’s poor ranking on the social ladder shades the many good virtues Elizabeth has. This ordinary but cherished love story becomes a more interesting read due to the symmetries Austen... Symmetries on...
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Julius caesar-shakeaspere
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...excessive pride, which the Greeks called “hubris”. He was even too proud to listen to his wife, Calpurnia’s plea to stay home because of her premonition of his death. Caesar’s pride is clearly depicted when he said, “The gods do this in shame of cowardice: Caesar should be a beast without a heart, If he should stay at home to-day for fear. No, Caesar shall not: danger knows full well. That Caesar... Marcus Brutus – A Tragic Hero In the William Shakespeare play, “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar”, Marcus Brutus, theleader of the conspiracy against Julius Caesar, can be considered a tragic hero. A tragic hero in literature is not an ordinary man but rather a man with a noble stature. He possesses outstanding...
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Theme in Faulkners: A Rose for Emily
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...excessive pride (such as Emily Grierson's) before the humbling fact of death." A conflict... Theme in Faulkner's A Rose for Emily A Rose for Emily, Faulkner's most sensational short story dramatizes the conflict between tradition and non-tradition. Miss Emily comes to represent the old order. The American south is pictured by her, as in a condition of stasis. She is unaware of changed time; she feeds on old memories, atrophying by old hurts. Through her inner world, a symbolic picture of Southern decay is presented. The clash between the Old Order and the New appears in many different forms throughout the story and becomes its principal unifying theme. An intuitive artist, Faulkner instinctively...
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Individual and Society in Swift's Gulliver's Travels
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...excessive pride of humankind and the inability of Gulliver to diagnose that misplaced human pride. The Brobdingnagians and the Laputans, symbolized the inner struggle of an individual to incorporate the theoretical knowledge in accordance to the reality of human existence. However, the theme of the individual and society, appears more appropriate... ?15 July Individual and Society in Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels Written to vex the world, Gulliver’s Travels, highlights the fiercest indictment present in the relation between the individual and the society. For this purpose, Swift uses the idea of ‘Utopia’ to make his narrative function at a satirical level. As a result, Gulliver’s Travels, appears to be a...
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Mythology Greek Drama Agamemnon Sophocles' Oedipus
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...excessive pride brings him to his own destruction for upon realizing that he has actually killed his own father at the crossing of the three roads and has married his own mother, he blinded his own eyes and decides to be banished from the kingdom of Thebes. He stood by his own words that the culprit must be severely punished. However, throughout his life even when he was at Colonus, he firmly opines that all that happened to his life and his loved ones were not his own doing but that of the gods who controlled his destiny. He claims that he was not entirely... The Three Great Men in Sophocles' Oedipus Cycle Three men, Oedipus, Tiresias and Creon, stand out in Sophocles' Trilogy (Oedipus the King,...
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Violent Pride
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...Pride by Roy F. Baumeister The article Violent Pride by Roy F. Baumeister ties to determine whether people turn violent because of self-hateor because of self-love. The author writes that this question rose as a result of a conversation with a youth counselor who was in doubt of whether the traditional belief that people show aggressive behaviors due to low self-esteem was true. The counselor’s experience showed that his violent clients, instead of having low self-esteem, were extreme egotists and felt superior to the surrounding people. As a result, this conversation became a basis for the research conducted by Baumeister with the purpose of proving that low self-esteem really... Pride by Roy F....
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A Literary Essay on John Procotor as a Tragic Hero using Arthur Miller's Tragedy and the Common Man
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...excessive pride, fatal flaw, anger, hatred for corrupts and his unwillingness to remain passive. As the judge Danforth said “Proctor is beyond speech in his anger” (Miller, The Crucible, Act III), however, these characteristics were not actually his personality flaws but his failure to deal with these attributes eventually turned him... Number] “The Crucible’s” John Proctor as Tragic Hero according to Arthur Miller’s “Tragedy and the Common man” In the modern tragedy The Crucible Arthur Miller depicts the character of protagonist John Proctor as tragic hero to illustrate the conflicting situation encountered by a common person in maintaining his respectable image in the society. In his essay Tragedy and...
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Troilus and Cressida
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...excessive pride, arrogance, as well as he is unable to forgive offenses. It becomes obvious that Achilles’ refusal from participation in the war is caused by his desire to insult Agamemnon in response. Disappointment and anger of Achilles are the main reasons of his refusal to participate in the battle and no tricks of Agamemnon and the other... Analysis of Achilles in the Play Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare Analyzing the image of Achilles in the play, one can conclude that it is rather complicated. On the one hand, Achilles is perceived by other Greeks as an insolent and arrogant person who thinks first about his own pride and ignores the interests of the Greek army. On the other hand,...
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Workaholism (Excessive Working)
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...pride in it, recognizing it as part of their culture. Americans, on the other hand, consider it as part of the requirements to realize the American Dream, while envying the Japanese for their attitude towards work. The adverse effects of workaholism to the individual are gradual. This is the reason why it may be difficult for one ascertain whether he is already a workaholic or not. The psychological effects are usually depression, stress, short-temperedness or irritability. The ability... ?The Problem of Workaholism Workaholism is an addiction that has afflicted millions of people across the globe. This problem is made seriousby the fact that it is oftentimes unrecognized by the individuals affected by...
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How Sophocles' Oedipus exemplifies Aristotle's definition of a tragic hero
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...excessive pride of Oedipus IV. Secondary elements that evidence Oedipus is a tragic hero A. Oedipus’ noble birth B. Greater degree of suffering than the mistake C. Downfall ultimately caused by hero’s decisions V. Other elements demonstrating Oedipus as a tragic hero A. Family fallen apart due to own mistakes and decisions B. Catharsis and enlightenment VI. Conclusion Introduction: Considered to be one of the most significant works in literature, Sophocles’ Oedipus The King, is basically a tragedy about the life of its protagonist... ?How Sophocles’ Oedipus Exemplifies Aristotle’s Definition of a Tragic Hero Thesis: Upon analyzing the drama, it becomes clear that Sophocles indeed exemplifies Aristotle’s...
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Albert Einsteins Impact on Society and the Modern World
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...excessive pride in one’s country. He was loyal to the human race and not any one nation. Accordingly, he was at the forefront of the World Government Movement. He was a profound thinker and he has had significant effect on world peace. Works Cited "Biography: Historical Figures. Albert Einstein." Studyworld. 16 January 2007 . Einstein, Albert . 2002. 16 January 2008 . "Einstein, Albert... celebrities, he was beset upon by photographers and reporters, irrespective of the country that he visited. However, he utilized this opportunity to disseminate his political and social views (Glasstone). The exactitude and attention to detail that was the hallmark of Einstein’s theories in science...
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The Epic of Gilgamesh Tablets I-XI
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...excessive pride must be punished as shown by the fact that though Enkidu and Gilgamesh triumph; the gods also want to revenge on them by punishing them. The punishment of death is therefore shown as the ultimate fear by all human beings and in spite of killing the demons, death is still dreaded and this sis shown by how disturbed... The Epic of Gilgamesh This epic gives the story of King Gilgamesh of Uruk who was a much loved king and also strong but soon became despotic in his actions against the subjects. These acts by the ruler of Gilgamesh led to complaints by the subjects who asked the gods to reign in on the atrocities committed by Gilgamesh. The gods heard the complaints and the cries of the...
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Excessive use of pesticides
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...Excessive use of Pesticides A pesticide is a substance or mixture of substances which is used to prevent or control or reduce the damage caused by apest. This substance could a chemical one, a biological agent, an antimicrobial, a disinfectant or a even a device which can be used against any pest to eliminate or reduce its damage. A pest is the name given to any insect, plant, weeds, birds, fish, roundworms and microbes which compete with humans for food; they may destroy property, may spread a disease or act as a vector for disease (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pesticidea). Types of Pesticide Solid: This type includes a solid carrier, a pesticide and an amount of flour and/or starch... ...
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Pride in Homer's Iliad
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...Pride in Homer’s Iliad For the reader to better understand the character flaw of “pride” in Homer’s Iliad, it must first be emphasized that during the time of the story “Iliad”, both the Greek and Trojan people were still a warrior society. This is not a peculiar characteristic among the Greeks and Trojans because almost all societies first started as a warrior society until it evolved to a more mature and civilized society that would avoid war knowing its destructiveness. Being a warrior society, the Greeks and Trojan’s value system revolved on the virtues of a good warrior such as the primacy of honor, glory and legacy. While these value systems are not bad by themselves, they could prove... ...
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Tragic Flaw in Sophocles' Oedipus the King
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...excessive pride in Oedipus that also contributes to his downfall can be seen in his treatment of Tiresius. Just minutes after praising Tiresius for “shielding Thebes from many plagues” (340), we hear him calling him “scum” and even accusing him... Tragic Flaw in Sophocles’ “Oedipus the King” Tragic flaw, as explained by Aristotle, basically refers to “flaw” of the character that might be blamed on the character’s pride or hubris. This flaw might take the form of “error”, “sin” or “omission” that underlies the mistakes that the character has committed so that the playwright could justify the protagonist’s downfall to the audience. It was only through providing an underlying error, sin or omission on the...
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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
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...Pride and Prejudice” - A study of Women in Late Eighteenth Century England Women inEngland, in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, were seen as mere ornaments by the society. Their position in the family was like that of painted china dolls and all that they could do were getting themselves married off to men with respectable family names and plenty of money. This picture was evident in both the middle class and upper class sections of the society. It was a very clearly drawn picture where a family was seen as a basic pillar or foundation of the then society and so stress was laid on creating beautifully happy families where the men ruled supreme and held a...
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...Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen Through the novel “Pride and Prejudice”, Jane Austen uses a third person viewpoint and exhibits the possibility of perceiving a woman in a character of intelligence which, despite the popular value of charms and social status, may be found in a natural behavior apart from the dictates of norms. In a way, Austen’s tale makes an argumentative response to what the British society of the early 19th century could expect of women who, in Austen’s time, bear the typical image of domesticity, incompetence, and commodity to men where the British social class including the rural gentry assumes by convention that women are not intellectually... Critical Analysis of the “Pride...
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Defence, Pride and Prejudice
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...Pride and Prejudice Socrates and Augustus were in their seventies at the time of Apology and Res Gestaerespectively. Both had a desire to be remembered by posterity. Apology as well as Res Gestae were sort of public relations moves. While the former readily deserves to be labeled propaganda, applying the same word for Apology may cause a bit of uneasiness especially because of the respect we have for Socrates and his wisdom. Nonetheless, it is no sin to see propaganda in Apology since its chief motive was to impress and influence the listeners. As for objectivity, there is no way we can verify the claims made by Augustus in Res Gestae. But common sense tells us... Ramakrishna Surampudi 17 May Defence,...
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How Gene Luen Yang's Life contributes To the Novel American Born Chinese
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...excessive pride with Yang’s colloquial dialogue “I don’t care who you say you are, old man. I can still take you” (Nelms and Yonas, 2006) and the Christian undertones (this occurs when the monk and the Monkey King and other two companions travel west to greet someone who looks like baby Jesus). This way, Yang is able to transform the story familiar to (most) Chinese with the new meaning for the Chinese-Americans (Nelms and Yonas, 2006). The second plot line features Danny (a blonde-haired and blue-eyed) who is not happy with the visit made by his Chinese cousin by the name Chin-Kee. In this narrative, the presentation made by Yang perfectly indicates the American... ?How Gene Luen Yang’s Life contributes ...
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Pride and Prejudice
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...Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Table of contents Introduction. 2. Elizabeth Bennet's experience in the novel. 3. The relevance of ElizabethBennet's experience for women today. 4. Conclusion. 1. The novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is one of the most famous books of the author who tried to uncover traditions and manners of English society of the nineteenth century. The novel depicts a story of love and marriage in the family of Bennets and draws eloquent pictures of bourgeois society life which can explain the motives of different people's deeds. One of the most important characters of the novel is Elizabeth Bennet whose love story can be a...
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Pride and Prejudice
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...Pride and Prejudice This book has been described by scholars as a very conservative text. Did you find it so? Whatsort of position do you see it taking on the class system? It has also been described as Austen's most idealistic book. What do you suppose is meant by that? In a way, the conservative property of the text is thought to have been derived from the narrative technique of indirect speech in which the character of Elizabeth for instance is made to exude by forming a representative statement out of her thoughtful prejudices. It may be perceived as conservative in utilizing the notion that she would often employ the attitude of contradicting the prevailing social formula or inclination...
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Police Excessive Use of Force
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...Excessive Use of Force Table of Contents Section Page Number Introduction 1 What is Police Excessive Use of Force? 1 Police Excessive Use of Force –History 2 What Police Say? 3 Legal Issues 5 Gender Issues 6 Racial Issues 7 Prevention is better than Cure 8 Conclusion 9 Bibliography 10 Introduction Excessive use of powers invested by means of law by police, and the resulting complexities become a major problem in many US States. When a conflict occurs between the society and the police, it will badly affect the enforcement of law. Police officers assert that the use of force is an essential evil... in...
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Romeo and Juliet
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...excessive pride and a tragic flaw. These three character traits combined must then lead our... The Heroism of Othello In his article “Honest Othello,” Michael Andrews argues that a great part of thetragedy that occurs in this play is brought about in part due to Othello’s deep-seated cultural tendency to be overly superstitious as evidenced in his treatment of the handkerchief. The entire article centers upon the strange inconsistency of Shakespeare as he allows Othello to give two very different accounts of the origins of the handkerchief, both of which serve to illustrate his superstitions. To ensure the reader understands to what he is referring, Andrews first provides the two passages in which...
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What is Pride
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...PRIDE What is Pride? Neu (2002) defines pride as “a sin of judgement, an intellectual deviation involving bias in favor of one’s self”. Pride can bea state of mental conditioning of one’s self in a way that it gives them a sense of achievement against one’s own standards or even against others in terms of financial, social and other status. It can be observed in almost every person at some point or the other and can be a conscious effort or can be influenced or conditioned due to the environment in which he or she lives. Most of the times, this characteristic is observed in individuals who have experienced a change in his or her living conditions or social standing. Pride can be considered... ...
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Is management remuneration too excessive
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...excessive? A Literature review A literature review on the argument regarding the justification of the excessive salaries and perks offered to the higher management of companies against the services that they offer for the management the day to day affair and decision making. INTRoDUCTION In an article published in Business Week, In 1980 it was established that the a Chief Executive Officer working at a any foremost organization, on average, makes approximately 42 times compared to what a worker works on a normal hourly pay. In the next decade, i.e. 1990, this rate had crossed the doubled mark as it was up to 85 times compared to a normal hourly pay of a worker... ? is management remuneration too...
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