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The Great Gatsby, Animal Farm or When I Whistle
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...flaw. Both Fitzgerald and Orwell take advantage of this concept of a fatal flaw in the development of their characters Jay Gatsby in Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and Napoleon in Orwell’s Animal Farm. In The Great Gatsby, the main character has a fatal flaw in that he is too fixated on the past to see the reality in front of him. In Animal... Expressing Failure: Jay Gatsby & Napoleon In the early years of the 20th century, F. Scott Fitzgerald and George Orwell wrote two very different books that focused on the disastrous effects failure can have when it is committed by a powerful person. Failure plays a significant role in most of the great classical tragedies, usually as the result of a tragic...
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Relate to Ibsen's Hedda Gabler
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...fatal defect in her personality. Heddda’s ruthless manipulative streak is the fatal flaw in her character. Hedda’s relieves the tedium of her life through the manipulation of the people who cross her path. Tired of “boring myself to death” (Ibsen, 86), she plays with peoples’ emotions as a child would play with toys for entertainment. Her thirst for excitement makes her fire her father’s pistol as a sport to frighten people. She manipulates George with ease and considers making him enter politics as a vicarious means for herself to find “A vocation—that should attract me” (Ibsen, 83). As a master manipulator, Hedda excels... Hedda Gabler: A Tragic Hero. Aristotle’s definition of the Tragic Hero is a...
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Relate to Ibsen's Hedda Gabler
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...fatal defect in her personality. Heddda’s ruthless manipulative streak is the fatal flaw in her character. Hedda’s relieves the tedium of her life through the manipulation of the people who cross her path. Tired of “boring myself to death” (Ibsen, 86), she plays with peoples’ emotions as a child would play with toys for entertainment. Her thirst for excitement makes her fire her father’s pistol as a sport to frighten people. She manipulates George with ease and considers making him enter politics as a vicarious means for herself to find “A vocation—that should attract me” (Ibsen, 83). As a master manipulator, Hedda excels... Hedda Gabler: A Tragic Hero. Aristotle’s definition of the Tragic Hero is a...
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Shakespeare's Tragidy
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...fatal flaw is in trusting other people to be capable of the same high ideals he has. Convinced that he acted rightly and that, because of this, Antony must have seen the correctness of it, he allows Antony to speak for Caesar before the people once Antony... Shakespeare’s Tragedies It has been d in the past that the theme of the tragic hero is one that runs through much of classic literature, from the ancient Greeks to Shakespeare and beyond. In understanding the concept of the tragic hero, it is important to understand the criteria established by Aristotle (“Aristotle”, 1998). According to that illustrious philosopher, there are six major elements required to make up a tragic hero. To begin with,...
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Oedipus
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...fatal flaw, his... realization of this flaw and a reversal of fortune because of this flaw. At one point, Aristotle even says, “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” (1998). In most cases, the fatal flaw is excessive pride and the characters refusal to admit it is what drives the action of the play. By using Oedipus as his example, Aristotle is emphasizing that a man in high station is more in danger of having this fatal flaw than most. As I will demonstrate,...
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Cryptographic Failures and Challenges
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...fatal flaw’ in the hardware random number generator which in normally used to make sure that the numbers that make the raw materials of crypto keys are not based on noticeable patterns. Randomness is considered a fundamental element in ensuring enemies does not hack the cryptographic keys reinforcement in the smartcards provided to the Taiwanese citizens. For the over 2 million... Cryptographic Failures and Challenges Affiliation Cryptography is a technique used in keeping and passing on information in a particular outline such that, only for whom the data is proposed can understand and process it. However, just like any other inventions, there are instances where the system fails, either due to hacking...
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To what extent are ancient ideals of the hero different or similar to the modern sense of hero
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...fatal flaw; he fights for his honor; and his death must occur... Where Have All the Heroes Gone? This song “Holding Out for a Hero” was written by Jim Steinman and Dean Pitchford; and, was sung by Bonnie Tyler in 1984 (Steinman). It was a smashing success, hitting #2 on the UK charts. #1 in Ireland, #11 in Germany, #19 in Sweden and Austria, #12 in Canada, # 33 in New Zealand, and #34 in the US. This global acceptance, comes from that fact that most are able to identify with the Hero concept. Its most significant lyrics are: “Where have all the good men gone, And where are all the Gods? Where’s the street-wise Hercules, To fight the rising odds?.... I need a hero, I’m holding out for a hero ‘Til the...
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Modern Sense of Hero
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...fatal flaw; he fights for his honor; and his death must occur... Where Have All the Heroes Gone This song "Holding Out for a Hero" was written by Jim Steinman and Dean Pitchford; and, was sung by Bonnie Tyler in 1984 (Steinman). It was a smashing success, hitting #2 on the UK charts. #1 in Ireland, #11 in Germany, #19 in Sweden and Austria, #12 in Canada, # 33 in New Zealand, and #34 in the US. This global acceptance, comes from that fact that most are able to identify with the Hero concept. Its most significant lyrics are: "Where have all the good men gone, And where are all the Gods Where's the street-wise Hercules, To fight the rising odds.... I need a hero, I'm holding out for a hero 'Til the end...
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Oedipus
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...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 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...
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Planning, Siting, and Permitting of Landfills
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...fatal flaws in the construction process... Landfills Landfills A landfill is an engineered depression that offers connection between wastes and surrounding the environment (enjet.com n.d.). The composition of the fill is a bottommost liner, a leachate gathering system, a cover and a natural hydrogeological setting as a construction. It is valuable for long term usage as an infrastructure and environmental protection measure. The planning process involves analysis of various factors such as roads for the waste collection vehicles, types of the waste in the passage, the volume of waste and relating operations such as composting and sorting areas (Sawic Environment 1998). To begin, the construction of a lan...
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...fatal flaw. “The Darker Face of the Earth” does not conform to the pattern of a classical Greek tragedy such as “Oedipus the King”. The protagonist is not a high- born man of status, but a slave. The tragedy in “Darker Face of the Earth” is a result of forces beyond his control, in this case, the institution of slavery. The protagonist’s fate is sealed; he has no choice, no free will. Augustus Newcastle is the protagonist. A mixed-race child of Amalia, the plantation owner... “The Darker Face of the Earth” by Rita Dove Aristotlean tragedy contains several distinct elements. The protagonist, usually a hero and a leader, falls from grace through a series of events triggered by his Achilles’ heel, or...
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Enduring Themes in Hamlet
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...flaw or weakness that leads to his downfall and death. In case of Hamlet, the prince of Denmark, his fatal flaw is procrastination. This flaw, in fact, separates Hamlet from other revenge plays in that what we have here is not action but the postponement of action. Yet, again the play touches a chord because the inclination to procrastinate is something very human. Our actions are not completely based... Enduring themes in Hamlet Introduction William Shakespeare's Elizabethan play, Hamlet, is about an emotionally scarred prince who tries to avenge themurder of his father. His father was murdered by his brother Claudius who not only usurped his throne but also married his wife Gertrude. The incident sets...
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Is Hamlet a Tragic Hero
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...fatal flaw is in allowing himself to analyze a situation too much, which slows his actions considerably and provides his uncle with the knowledge that Hamlet suspects his actions. Hamlet also meets all of the behavioral requirements of Aristotle’s definition of the tragic hero. His mistake in judgment is in giving himself the time to fully analyze the possible murder of his father. He reasons that the ghost may be the true ghost of his father and thus is telling the truth or it could be the semblance of his father sent by the devil... Hamlet as Tragic Hero Shakespeare’s play Hamlet has been the source of criticism for centuries as people try to figure out the behavior of its title character. The...
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Paper discussing the theme and proving it in Sophocles's play Oedipus the King
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...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 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 ...
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The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl
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...fatal flaw was a horrible sense of judgment and an even more horrible tendency to glorify power, irrespective of the ideology it represented. "The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl" compels mixed reactions to its protagonist, evoking both admiration and aversion towards Riefenstahl. In one of the scenes, she is depicted as walking on a pier, carrying her own, undoubtedly heavy, scuba diving gear. Her much younger companions are walking ahead of her and neither offers to help her with her equipment and, indeed, her demeanour suggests that she would have rejected any offers... The of the documentary, "The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl," captures the controversy which Leni...
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Oedipus the King and his Importance to Religious Festivals
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...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 of the kind found in men of high reputation and good fortune such as Oedipus... the best efforts of others have always failed. When the blind prophet Teresias, a highly respected counselor, is finally driven to indicate that Oedipus was the murderer of King Laius at the continued abuse of Oedipus himself and against Teresias’ better judgment, Oedipus’ pride again steps in his way, preventing him from believing the possibility of the truth. Despite this, that same pride urges him to continue solving the riddles of his own parentage, an...
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The Iliad
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...fatal flaw that would ultimately be his undoing. As this essay will analyze and discuss the two tragic flaws that this author believes contributed to the most to Achilles’ downfall were his ego and/or arrogance and his wrath. However, more than merely representing a tragic flaw that would ultimately lead to his demise, these two characteristics of Achilles can also be traced to a link between rage/anger, hubris, and the destruction that the gods of The Iliad ultimately meted out on the characters... Section/# Hubris: An Old Term for Even Older Human Emotional Responses As with nearly every tragic hero, Achilles represented a character that was full of contradiction and exhibited more than one fatal...
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Arbitration case review
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...fatal flaw in the decision taken by the District since the relevant regulation required the assessment prior to making any decisions. The arbitrator in this case found for the grievant and ordered the District to make the grievant whole that is reinstate the grievant with back pay. The arbitrator’s rationale was founded on the Union’s... ? Arbitrator’s decision IN THE MATTER OF THE ARBITRATION BETWEEN THE DISTRICT, EMPLOYER, -AND- THE UNION (CHERYL BOGGAN, GRIEVANT). Opinion and award Summary For the past several years, the district has spent a considerable amount of money on training middle science school tutors in a program called FAST. The FAST program is a practical approach to the science...
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Aylmer's Hubris in The Birthmark
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...flaws, because men are the products of nature. Without these flaws, man loses his humanity. When Aylmer views his wife’s birthmark, he sees a flaw that nature has left on an otherwise perfect being. The narrator describes the birthmark as “the fatal flaw of humanity which Nature, in one shape or another, stamps ineffaceably on all her productions, either to imply that they are temporary and finite, or that their perfection must be wrought by toil and pain” (Hawthorne). Aylmer believes that science can remove the flaw that nature has produced. He describes his... ?John Q. Doe English 344 8 May 2000 Aylmer’s Hubris in “The Birthmark” Because of his strict Puritan ancestors, Nathaniel Hawthornewas a man...
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Choose one of the stories listed below and write a formal essay (Minimum of 2, full, typed pages. A sample is attached for your review.)
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...fatal hand that grappled with the mystery of life" (Hawthorne, 1843). The mark faded, but so did Georgiana; his power was flawed and corrupt. The sadness of this story lies in how a beautiful person could be destroyed by the pride and arrogance of the man she loved and trusted. The lesson must be to be true to oneself, for as the song said "You don't know what you've got till it's gone" and Aylmer "failed to look beyond the shadowy scope of time, and living once for all in eternity, to find the perfect future in the present." (Hawthorne, 1843). That was Aylmer's fatal flaw in the end.... Formal Reflective Essay on 'The Birthmark' by Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1843 "Don't it always seem to go, that you...
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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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...flaws like his 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 es...
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English literature
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...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 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 fl...
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How does Oedipus and Antigones stubbornness lead to their downfall
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...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 stature, but in those who are of high station, this type of flaw can be the cause... 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...
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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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...flaws like his 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...
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Macbeth as Tragedy
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...fatal flaw and his death in the end. McEvoy (2006) makes clear that “For Aristotle, a tragedy has a main character, a protagonist” (p. 208). The theme within the play can be divided into a number of sub-plots. For instance, the whole play can be considered as Lady Macbeth’s villainy and its aftereffects. At the same time, the play can be considered as the aftereffect of Macbeth’s ambitiousness and impotency (say, his inability to be a father and to commit cruel deeds). On the other side... ? Macbeth as Tragedy The play Macbeth, by William Shakespeare is closely related to the basic elements of tragic plays. In general, the play carries the characteristics of a tragedy, and the character Macbeth carries...
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...fatal flaw caused by hubris, or believing oneself to be above divine law, which transgression in the protagonist’s own demise. This act of transgression could be something as active as Prometheus’ theft of divine fire, for which he was savagely punished, or something as helplessly passive as King Oedipus’ plight, having been ordained by the gods to the fate of killing his father and sleeping with his mother, and having been powerless over the course of his own life. Yet these pagan gods played no part... Elements of Greek Fatalism in Rivas’ Don Álvaro Ángel de Saveedra y Ramírez, duque de Rivas’ Don Álvaro o la fuerza del sino broke sharply with the norms of contemporary Spanish theatre, and forged a...
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Elements of Greek Fatalism in Rivas Don Álvaro
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...fatal flaw caused by hubris, or believing oneself to be above divine law, which transgression in the protagonist's own demise. This act of transgression could be something as active as Prometheus' theft of divine fire, for which he was savagely punished, or something as helplessly passive as King Oedipus' plight, having been ordained by the gods to the fate of killing his father and sleeping with his mother, and having been powerless over the course of his own life. Yet these pagan gods played no part... Elements of Greek Fatalism in Rivas' Don lvaro ngel de Saveedra y Ramrez, duque de Rivas' Don lvaro o la fuerza del sino broke sharply with the norms of contemporary Spanish theatre, and forged a new...
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The illiad
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...fatal flaw that would ultimately be his undoing. As this essay will analyze and discuss the two tragic flaws that this author believes contributed to the most to Achilles’ downfall were his ego and/or arrogance and his wrath. However, more than merely representing a tragic flaw that would ultimately lead to his demise, these two characteristics of Achilles can also be traced to a link between rage/anger, hubris, and the destruction that the gods of The Iliad ultimately meted out on the characters... that are exhibited therein. Whereas our own culture and language has adequate terms and words to express the flaws of arrogance and pride, the ancient Greeks utilized the all...
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The Crucible Essay: Tragic Hero
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...fatal flaw which led to his downfall. He was a man of great pride and temper. It was hard to imagine that a man could be filled with so much pride that it finally led to his downfall and destruction. However, it is his flaws that make him human and raise him to the level of a tragic hero. Though Proctor possessed many positive qualities, yet, he had a darker side to his character as well, and it is this dark side that surfaces from time to time creating havoc to his personal life... ?The Crucible – Tragic Hero Order No. 59057 Introduction Arthur Miller in the drama ‘The Crucible’ charts the downfall of John Proctor, a tragic hero. John Proctor definitely qualifies as a tragic hero since he had a fatal...
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English Essay on The Great Gatsby and Animal Farm
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...flaw in the hero’s character. Just because our writing has become more modern, though, doesn’t necessarily mean that we have lost this central ingredient. Two novels written toward the beginning of the 20th century still portray the failure of a protagonist thanks to some fatal flaw he possesses. In The Great Gatsby, Gatsby himself fails to realize his dream of winning Daisy back because he is incapable of understanding her basic psychology. In Animal Farm, Napoleon fails to create the utopia he once dreamed of because he is too eager to give in to his own comforts... Failure to Realize: Gatsby and Napolean Failure plays a key role in many of our great tragedies, often brought about by some key flaw ...
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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Book Report/Review
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...fatal flaw in Walton and Victor. INSANE AMBITION AND IRRESISTIBLE DESTRUCTION Walton is mad after his expedition. He assumes that his ambition is more important than human life. He also thinks that he has been born to accomplish the task with readiness to sacrifice his own life. This is the amount of aspiration he has for his duty. When Frankenstein hears this thirst form his friend, he reminds of his own quest for glory and its failure. He says: "You seek for knowledge and wisdom, as I once did; and I ardently hope that the gratification of your wishes may not be a serpent to sting you, as mine has been." We can see the same thing happening to Frankenstein. Just like Walton, he too... ...
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King Lear and Doctor Faustus: similarities and differences
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...fatal flaw therefore was not his foolishness and blindness, unlike Lear and Gloucester, but his pride. He wanted people to revere him, and he figured that the best way to do this would be to impress them with his magic tricks. He wanted to have a servant... ?KING LEAR AND DOCTOR FAUSTUS: SEDUCED BY EVIL, BUT WITH DIFFERENT TRAGIC FLAWS Introduction There are many similarities between King Lear and Gloucester in King Lear to Dr. Faustus, in Doctor Faustus. King Lear is the story of a King who gives his kingdom away to duplicitous and evil daughters, while he banishes his good daughter for not being sufficiently obsequious. Gloucester, a character in King Lear, also has an evil child and a good child, and, ...
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Compare and contrast how Doctor Faustus and King Lear can be defined as tragedies. In what ways are they similar How are they different
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...fatal flaw therefore was not his foolishness and blindness, unlike Lear and Gloucester, but his pride. He wanted people to revere him, and he figured that the best way to do this would be to impress them with his... KING LEAR AND DOCTOR FAUSTUS: SEDUCED BY EVIL, BUT WITH DIFFERENT TRAGIC FLAWS Introduction There are many similarities between King Lear and Gloucester in King Lear to Dr. Faustus, in Doctor Faustus. King Lear is the story of a King who gives his kingdom away to duplicitous and evil daughters, while he banishes his good daughter for not being sufficiently obsequious. Gloucester, a character in King Lear, also has an evil child and a good child, and, like Lear, is seduced by the evil child...
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The Greek Tragedy Antigone by Sophocles
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...fatal flaw, is her unwillingness to accept the social decrees. Antigone notes, “I didn't say yes. I can say no to anything I say vile, and I don't have to count the cost” (Sophocles, p. 47). This refers specifically to her unwillingness to follow Creon’s law not to bury her brother. d. Antigone’s fall occurs after she is captured by the sentry and brought to Creon. From this point on she experiences a downfall eventually leading to her suicide. After Antigone is captured and is led from the palace, she states, “See me, citizens of my fatherland, setting forth on my last way” (Sophocles, p. 59). e. Antigone’s anignorisis occurs as she is brought before Creon for her actions. She... ?Antigone Sophocles’...
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Inexorable Fate of Catherine
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...fatal flaw of events, a trait which she could not help as it was a fate which caused the tragedy and death. Catherine suffered beyond what could be expected, and paid beyond measure for whatever love and happiness she had. A new life always symbolizes great expectations and hopes which can change the life of a person or a family for the good, but for Catherine it resulted in death. Catherine tells Henry: "I'm not brave any more, darling, I'm all broken. They've broken me" (Hemingway, 329). Aimless death of Catherine and her child emphasizes irrational side of human nature through regret. Very impressive were the words... Inexorable Fate of Catherine Very often life does not meet our expectations, ruins ...
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New world
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...fatal flaw and drawback to this particular medium. However, due to the fact that an internet connection is almost omnipresent in most locations, this particular drawback is not quite as profound as one might first assume. Moreover, whereas the ease of picking up a book is intuitively obvious, the learning curve in order to integrate with an e-reader or any other application that is able to provide... Different or Not One of the questions that has been pervasive in recent years is whether or not the traditional aspects of the human experience, suchas the reading of books, will ever be replaced. Whereas the allure of books is profound, the recent developments in technology have allowed for e-readers and ...
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Expansion On Authur Millers Death Of A salesman
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...fatal flaw. Upon realizing he had not achieved business success, Willy was forced to acknowledge he had... Death of a Salesman It was the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle who first described the important individual characteristics of the tragic hero. According to Aristotle, the tragic hero should have three specific character traits and go through a set of three major transitions. Using this process, it is possible to understand how the sudden downfall of a mighty man, such as Oedipus the King from the play by Sophocles, would be shocking to a public brought up to believe that the mighty cannot fail (Bryant, 1996). To these people, these same events happening to a common man, such as an ancient...
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Finance Class Case Study
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...fatal flaw for the organization. Capitation risks and potentials In the current situation of capitation arrangement, it is generally noted that the community is a focus in the capitation determinant variables. This is done to ensure that funding for health care does not become a reason why people will be demoralized from seeking health care... ? FINANCE CASE STUDY FINANCE CASE STUDY Needed changes at HMA for survival Currently, HMA will be identified to have two major challenges or problems, which reflect the kind of changes that must take place for the outfit to survive. In the first place, there is the need for a functional processing systems change at the facility. By functional processing systems,...
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A Literary Analysis of The Reader By Bernhard Schlink
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...fatal flaw—which she develops into a strength as she lives her life in prison—as we shall see next. IV. Hanna’s Illiteracy Hanna’s illiteracy is definitely a key... A Literary Analysis of The Reader By Bernhard Schlink Word Count: 2250 I. Introduction Bernhard Schlink’s novel The Reader is an engaging political World War II Nazi thriller that takes one on a journey through the lives of two people, Michael Berg and Hanna Schmitz. “The novel traces the sexual romantic relationship between a fifteen-year-old boy, Michael, and his middle- aged lover, Hanna, an ex-Nazi concentration camp guard. The novel’s themes are Michael’s coming of age and [realizing] Hannah’s past during her trial for war...
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Is Willy loman real a tragic hero, or Biff Loman
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...fatal flaw. Upon realizing he had not achieved business success, Willy had to admit that he had not achieved familial success which is the realization of his own complicity in his final downfall. His suicide was the only way Willy could achieve the type of success he’d dreamed of. Once he wasn't confused anymore, Willy was finally able to understand that his son loved him all along, Willy’s moment of enlightenment and redemption. At no point did Biff exhibit any of these important elements of the tragic hero making Willy undeniably the tragic hero of the play. Works Cited Abbotson, Susan C... Death of a Salesman It was the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle who first described the important individual...
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Tolstoy
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...fatal flaw was that he had lived in a spiritual void (Hobby 34). According to Tolstoy, the fact of living and life ironically includes the certainty of death. Living with pain and illness everyday, Ivan Ilyich suffers for several months while refusing to accept the inevitability of his death (Tolstoy 7). The core of his life had consisted of emptiness, self deception and false values. Most human beings, in the process of living, we commonly deny the truth of our human condition, pretend to forget about death; and this lie forms a part of the other lies that vitiate our beings. This means that Ilyich had been “living a literal, physical life but had been spiritually dead... and Number of the Teacher’s...
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Satan and Dr. Faustus, overreachers in their own different ways
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...fatal flaw personal hubris, in relation to this, a combination of greed and ambition; but on a different level, if read from the empirical or rationalist perspective, Faustus is seen as the pitiful moribund society product who has no capacity to provide adequate means of expression. For instance, Copernicus and Leonardo da Vinci noted that, great men should live in the limited shadow (Steane and Marlowe17). In conclusion, it appears that Doctor Faustus was depicted as a metaphorical work, and in relation to this, it did not meant to be understood literally. The devils’ presence like Lucifer and Mephostophilis are seen to be implausible, and demand the interpretation... Satan and Dr.Festus , Overreachers ...
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Perspective in The Great Gatsby
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...fatal flaw that leads to his eventual death, but he also sees Daisy and her social group as a snobbish empty careless group of people who have no idea how to comport themselves in the real world. His impressions are those of an outsider, but also those of an insider, as he warns us at the beginning of the book that he is accustomed to being among the upper-class citizens within his Midwestern home. He... Perspective in The Great Gatsby In the relating of his story regarding Jay Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald opted to tell the story through the narrative perspective of a single character, that of Nick Carraway. Carraway has come to the West Egg, the area of New York in which Gatsby lives, to work on...
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Imperialism, World War 1 and Anti-Colonialism
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...fatal flaw in the European system” is prevalent in Australia too and Australians saw the war from Britain’s point of view and adopted the “my country-right-or wrong” variety of nationalism” (Lecture 6, 2). The poster shows the national flag as a rousing, revered symbol, glorifies the soldier and emphasizes... Imperialism, World War and Anti-Colonialism. Great Britain’s Imperialism found its strongest expression in the economic exploitation of resource-rich India, which provided valuable raw material and also constituted a significant market for manufactured British goods (Lecture 5). By 1930, India was caught up in a nationalist, anti-colonial movement aimed at ending British rule, spearheaded by...
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Fatal Attraction
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...Fatal Attraction is a thriller movie released in American in 1987, which became a huge success because of its thriller theme and extra-ordinary movie script. The movie revolves around a female character played by Glenn Close, who gets obsessed with a casual affair and attempts to take revenge on the man and his family. This movie has gained importance for the psychological disorder reflected by Glenn close, where in she forces herself to get attached to the man involved with her. The abnormal mental disorder with Glenn Close is very clear in the movie as it was a psychological illness called Border line personality disorder. In this movie, this female... ?Topic:  Personality Disorder Introduction Fatal...
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Heroes in the Iliad
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...fatal flaw. Both men achieve high standing among their peers for their prowess in battle and their ability to lead men, yet both are doomed to failure because... Heroes of the Iliad Greek mythology gave birth to the idea of the tragic hero. Aristotle’s idea regarding this type of character generally shapes him as an individual who has the potential for supreme greatness, but is destined to fail because of a certain tragic flaw that exists in his character. Although the definition remains a little fuzzy, it generally also applies to individuals who have been able to win a sort of moral victory, ensuring his/her memory is retained in the community mind. Aristotelian thought indicates “the tragic effect...
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The benefits of open source software within the government and business sector
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...Fatal Flaw, 2008) Meeting deadlines One of the biggest advantages is that when organizations opt for open-source software, the release of the software for business use is on time and regular releases of successful open... Open Source Software The multi-billion dollar market for Information Technology has invoked tremendous job opportunities and its growth has cascaded into several other industries development. This industry is in its brink of an inevitable change. A change that could affect the growth and development of IT management in a way never experienced before. The people who created this market are once again the leaders of making this transformation. The rage of open-source market and the...
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'The Reader' by Bernhard Schlink
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...fatal flaw—which she develops into a strength as she lives her life in prison—as we shall see next. IV. Hanna’s Illiteracy Hanna’s illiteracy is definitely a key touchstone of this book, and it soon becomes apparent that this is her fatal flaw... ? A Literary Analysis of The Reader By Bernhard Schlink Word Count: 2250 I. Introduction Bernhard Schlink’s novel The Reader is an engaging politicalWorld War II Nazi thriller that takes one on a journey through the lives of two people, Michael Berg and Hanna Schmitz. “The novel traces the sexual romantic relationship between a fifteen-year-old boy, Michael, and his middle- aged lover, Hanna, an ex-Nazi concentration camp guard. The novel’s themes are Michael’s...
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Analysis: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
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...fatal flaw, hot-headedness. But this still did not keep him from doing the right thing when it cam down to it. Sir Gawain was involved with a woman named Lady Rangell who was beautiful. But the beauty made Morgan Le Fey extremely bitter and she mystically transformed Lady Rangell into a very hideous looking woman. Gawain managed to look past Lady Rangell’s hideousness and married her... 13 September Who are Sir Gawain and the Green Knight? Geoffrey Chaucer initially put down in the story of “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” between 1375 and 1400. Several others have translated this story, such as J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Another translation came as a...
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Information Literacy: Annotated Bibliography
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...fatal flaw. It also gives a good overview of the kinds of materials used by medieval historians, the kind of conclusions that they can draw, and includes an excellent bibliography for further reading, which includes a great number of books on the crusades. This book is primarily useful as a general reference tool and a gateway for further reading, without necessarily being something that would be directly cited in a research essay. It also provides context so that the crusades can be better understood in their political and social milieu, something... This bibliography is for a research project comparing the actual facts of the history of the crusades with the way the crusades are portrayed and talked ...
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