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The Character of Moth in Love's Labor's Lost

- The Character of Moth in Love's Labor's Lost     Like much of Love's Labor's Lost, the young character Moth is full of paradox. When Shakespeare has little Moth play great Hercules in the "Nine Worthies," the playwright offers humor in contrasting the physiques of the actor with his role, or as Armado puts it, Moth "is not quantity enough" (5.2.130) to play the Greek god. However, Shakespeare may also be using this contradiction to compare physical strength with mental. Although physical ability doesn't carry significance in Love's Labor's Lost, mental ability does, and Moth (mentally superior to his contemporaries) proves himself worthy of a high status....   [tags: Love's Labor's Lost Essays]

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The Hofstra Production of Shakespeare’s Play, Love's Labor's Lost

- The Hofstra Production of Shakespeare’s Play, Love's Labor's Lost Well-educated college students who study Shakespeare’s plays tend to have mixed feelings on how to stage scenes. In Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost, the boy says, "An excellent device. Now Hercules destroys the snake." (5.2.137). Here he is supposed to be taken seriously and be bringing out a good point during the "Nine Worthies." In the Hofstra stage version he pretty much looks like a joke and his comments then become meaningless....   [tags: Love Labor Lost]

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The First Words Of Paradise Lost

- The first words of Paradise Lost states that the poem’s main theme would be of “Man’s first Disobedience.” Milton narrated the story of Adam and Eve’s defiance, explained how and why it happened, and placed the story within the larger context of Satan’s revolt and Jesus’ rebirth. Raphael informed Adam about Satan’s defiance in an effort to give him a secure understanding of the danger that Satan and humanity’s defiance poses. Paradise Lost presented two moral paths that one can take after defiance: the descending spiral of growing sin and dreadful conditions, exemplified by Satan, and the road to improvement, exemplified by Adam and Eve....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve, Garden of Eden]

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Improv is a Labor of Love in the Theater

- ... Improv has become so synonymous with comedy that many of us often forget that it used by various other different mediums. As soon as Hayden presented the class with the other types, I became surprised about the variety in this one art form. As Hayden explained improv as a whole and how it was different depending on the form, common themes that were shared by all became clear. No matter what type,there are basic rules in improv that can applied to everyday life. These basic rules are: always say yes and, respect your partner,and listen....   [tags: stage, script, interact]

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Analysis of Shakespeare's Loves Labours Lost

- Shakespeare’s story, Love Labour’s Lost, focuses the story on the endearing lust of men. Women are a powerful force, so in order to persuade them men will try to use a variety of different resources in order to attract the opposite sex. Men will often use their primal instincts like a mating call, which could equivocate today to whistling at a woman as she walks by. With the use of lies to tell a girl what she wants to hear, the musk cologne in order to make you appear more sensual, or the cliché use of the love poem, men strive to appeal to women with the intent to see his way into her heart....   [tags: critical analysis, literary criticism]

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The Lost Eden

- The Lost Eden The story of Martin Eden is a dark but interesting one, written by Jack London, an author from early 20th Century California. Martin’s life is difficult, as he decides to defy society and join the upper class, ultimately alienating his own class while realizing the superficiality of the upper class. Through this journey, Martin embodies and evolves through three main personas, mind sets, or personalities. In the beginning, “Martin’s feeling of social inadequacy developed”(Sinclair 145), as he is a man seeking approval of society, trying to become a successful writer and win the love of an upper class woman, Ruth Morse....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Children Of The World ( Child Labor )

- Presently, there are 168 million child laborers in the world (Child Labor). Childhood is a priceless time meant to be treasured and valued by memories and positive experiences. Every child deserves to live with love and security, but there is a worldwide crisis of children being denied the basic fundamentals of life. Although it is no longer a situation in America, hundreds of countries face the reality of underage individuals being forced to work. The debate surrounding this topic revolves around the morality of families in less developed countries using their kids to help furnish their family income....   [tags: Childhood, Child, Occupational safety and health]

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Identity, Work and Labor

- What are the differences between work and labor. There are many differences between work and labor. At the same time, it is complex to point out these differences because they are subtle. To illustrate one difference between work and labor, here is an example from a building site. The manager or contractor organizes the structure of the tasks that need to be executed. The laborers are those who are doing the heavy work, laying bricks, digging the holes and carrying the lumber. The manager, foreman and the laborers, however, are all working at the site....   [tags: Work, career, ]

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The Triumph Of God By Paradise Lost

- The Triumph of God When you read Paradise Lost, it’s like reading the other side of the book of Genesis. You begin to have a new understanding of the both books. You see the relationship between God and Satan. You begin to understand Satan in a way that you never have before. You begin to see Satan as a character who has been through a lot. Then you begin to sympathize with him. After all, he did get kicked out of heaven. The book of Paradise Lost discusses man’s first disobedience toward God, how satan played a part in it, and why it happened....   [tags: Adam and Eve, Book of Genesis, Cain and Abel, Hell]

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Paradaise Lost by John Milton

- ... Greenblatt et al. (2008) write of Adam and Eve, “Their relationship exhibits gender hierarchy, but Milton’s early readers may have been surprised by the fullness and complexity of Eve’s character and the centrality of her role”. This statement accurately reflects Milton’s representation of Eve throughout the books of the poem. The first introduction to the characters is through Satan’s description. Satan postulates, “...both/Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed” (4.295-96). This is the point of view of only one character, but Satan’s opinion reflects the view that Eve was created inferior....   [tags: adam and eve, good, evil, bible]

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The Road of Lost Innocence, by Somaly Mam

- The Road of Lost Innocence by Somaly Mam is not merely a book. It is an inspiring journey for . Somaly Mam bleeds the story of her life onto paper from as early in her childhood as she can remember up to her present life struggle against human trafficking. An orphan of unknown circumstances, Somaly’s earliest years were spent in the wild but relatively safe mountain village of Bou Sra. At the age of possibly ten years old she was given away to a man who claimed to be her ‘grandfather’. Somaly was expected to run this man’s house, to cook and clean and be rented out for labor in the rice paddies without complaint....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Cambodian Culture]

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The Film Labor Day : Social Psychological Theories

- The film Labor Day (2014) exemplifies several social psychological theories. This tense, captivating movie, upon examination highlights perspectives of social psychological principles and theories in the areas of prejudice, counterfactual thinking, and self-concept. Linking the film to these theories illustrates the relevance of the analysis to the practical and real life experiences of social psychology. In a time of scientific, moral, and social expansion, the illumination of social psychological theories in the movie Labor Day, provides a forum for critical examination and awareness of the attitudes towards prejudice, self-concept, and counterfactual thinking theories (2014)....   [tags: Sociology, Psychology, Social psychology, Mind]

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Death and Love in Little Women

-   "Four women, taught by weal and woe To love and labor in their prime. Four sisters, parted for an hour, None lost, one only gone..." (365-366). Jo wrote these lines in a poem, after Beth died. This is the most significant struggle for Jo. Jo and Beth are the two middle sisters in the classic novel, Little Women (1869) written by Louisa May Alcott. This is a classic novel about an American family of four daughters, a father who is off at war and a mother who works for the food. Jo and Beth are best friends and Jo sets the example for Beth....   [tags: Louisa May Alcott, Little Women]

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Philip Levine and Robert Hayden: What Work is? Those Winter Sundays

- If I were asked who the most precious people in my life are, I would undoubtedly answer: my family. They were the people whom I could lean on to matter what happens. Nonetheless, after overhearing my mother demanded a divorce, I could not love her as much as how I loved her once because she had crushed my belief on how perfect life was when I had a family. I felt as if she did not love me anymore. Poets like Philip Levine and Robert Hayden understand this feeling and depict it in their poems “What Work Is” and “Those Winter Sundays.” These poems convey how it feels like to not feel love from the family that should have loved us more than anything in the world....   [tags: brotherly love, family]

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Personal Narrative : ' Forever I Will Love You

- Forever I Will Love You I remember the morning sun shining brightly through the window of the car. The temperature was soaring, soon the temperature would reach 75 degrees Fahrenheit. I watched the cars pass by, but I barely noticed them because all I could think about was getting to see my tiny cousin who weighed less than two pounds. Every time we slowed down I would look around excitedly hoping to see the hospital in the distance. Time seemed to drag on and I quickly became restless. “Are we there yet?” I asked impatiently again for the fourth time....   [tags: Family, English-language films, American films]

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John Milton 's Easter Wings, By George Herbert

- When it comes to life, there are so many questions about life that everyone longs to get an answer to. Sometimes our best friends, our family, or even strangers can give us the best answer and advice to a question. Sometimes it is impossible to get answers to certain questions, and we just have to live life not knowing what will happen. There are also times when there is nowhere to turn, but to look to a higher power to get the answer. In, “When I Consider How My Life Is Spent,” by John Milton, and, “Easter Wings,” by George Herbert, they both must look to God to find answers to their questions in the midst of their despair....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve, Garden of Eden]

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Kenneth Branagh's Love's Labour's Lost

- Kenneth Branagh's Love's Labour's Lost In our teaching of Shakespearean film adaptation to undergraduates, one of the issues that frequently arises in class discussions is the question of how the visuality of the cinematic medium is constructed in tension against the verbal nature of Shakespeare's dialogue. The tension between the visual and verbal dimensions of filming Shakespeare is created on two levels: firstly, where the poetry of Shakespeare, functioning as word pictures that stimulate and enhance the imagination of the spectator is set against the capacity of film to show rather than tell; and secondly, where the adaptation negotiates with the canonicity of the Shakespearean text t...   [tags: Kenneth Branagh Love Labour Lost Essays]

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Personal Narrative : Lost Without Love

- Lost without Love Love is precious to every living soul on this planet. With the absence of love, people start contemplating their own worth. Every year, more than two million people die in the United States and this leaves millions of loved ones behind to grieve (Kerr). This can be said for someone who has lost a dear love, their spouse. The loss of a loved one can be the most traumatic event in a person’s life. According to the Psychiatric Times by the age of 65, “more than half of American women and ten percent of American men have been widowed at least once” (Hensley)....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Love, Mother]

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Those Winter Sundays By Robert Hayden

- At times we look back and regret certain moments in our lives. Most of the times it 's when you are lost and confused in life and try to figure out where it went wrong. Consistently pondering ourselves, on things we could have done different if only we had known what we know now. As we become older, our view of the world transform into a clear picture. Through experience, maturity, and life lessons we grow into older but wiser adults. During this transformation, we realize the hard work the ones who care for us actions convey....   [tags: Poetry, Emotion, Love, Stanza]

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The 's Child By Dalene Matthee

- Fiela’s Child by Dalene Matthee tells the story of a South African, coloured woman, Fiela, who adopts Benjamin, an abandoned white child. Within the novel, Matthee effectively uses the symbolic actions of the characters, strong diction, and both positive and negative word choice in relation to the contrasting relationships Benjamin formed with both Fiela and Elias in order to display the influence each relationship had on Benjamin’s acceptance of his identity. To begin with, when we are first introduced to Benjamin it is noted that he “had always known that he was his parents’ hand-child…but it never mattered because he was just like Dawid and Tollie and Kittie and Emma in the house (10).” T...   [tags: Adoption, Family, Love, Diction]

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The Archetypal Hero in Like Water for Chocolate

- “A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with [their] freedom” (Dylan). However, though heroes face complications throughout their quest, in the end they often accomplish an important rask. In the book, Like Water for Chocolate, the main character, Tita shows a perfect example of a hero. Tita is in a continuous emotional quest throughout the entire story, but proves along the way she is indeed one who will not fail. Many characteristics of a hero certainly fit Tita’s character, however, there are some very important ones, she: suffers an unusual childbirth, yields a special weapon, goes through a traumatic event that leads to an adventure, has supernatural help, exper...   [tags: quest, love, characteristics]

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A Speech On Loving Sacrifice

- Loving Sacrifice Throughout time people have made sacrifices in the name of love. A sacrifice is made when someone surrenders a possession for someone else. It is also giving up time with those one loves in order to keep them safe. Sacrifices can be made by giving up physical things, emotional things, and giving up opportunities that would drastically change one’s life. For instance people make physical sacrifices for love. People who volunteer in swimming competitions “give of themselves for the love of the aquatic sport”(Ingram 1)....   [tags: Love, Mother, Swimming, Korban]

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Mira, Bharati And Bharati

- In the story “Two Ways to Belong in America” the two main characters, Mira and Bharati had their goals, expectations, and appreciate for what they wish to accomplish in their lives in America. The narrator says, The sisters plans where to stay in America for two years, then return to India to marry of their fathers choosing (Mukherjee 404). Just like anyone else plans in this world; naturally, plans change and new plans occur. As a result, coming to America for the characters made a huge change in their lives even though the characters did not plan to stay as long as they intended....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Love, Sibling]

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Rekindling Lost Love in Ray Bradbury's A Story About Love

- I decided to write this in pencil, knowing it would have to be transcribed onto a computer later because it seemed natural. I forgot how easy they are to use when time has given me so much technology, time has given me a computer. Natural seems the most appropriate thing to do when referencing a story about love. Love is something ironically so cliché and so important that I always take it for granted, like this beautiful piece of yellow painted wood with a small number two engraved into it. Like love, when using a pencil sometimes mistakes are made, but the eraser like time doesn’t fully cover them up ever....   [tags: A Story About Love]

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Love and Lust in Love's Labours Lost

- “Love is a familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love. (Love’s Labours Lost. 1.2.)” This Shakespearean quote relies on the fact that love can lead to many misfortunes, presented as one of the aspects of love in both William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, and Wole Soyinka’s “The Lion and the Jewel”. One aspect of love demonstrates its brilliant sides, and with it, brings affection, faith, and intimacy. However, it is also noted that an equal aspect of love conveys the consequences and misfortunes, the negative connotations of love, which the essay will be exploring, broken down into several characteristics: lust, manipulation, and hatred, which both plays share in...   [tags: Shakespeare]

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Realm of Labor

- Separation can develop from anywhere or anyone over periods of time since people’s needs, desires, and goals are very diverse. The variety of people with dissimilar interest can cause tensions among groups, especially in the modern age. There are three categories that contributed to the physical and abstract separation all within the realm of labor: workers versus machines, skilled versus unskilled labors or workers, and immigrant versus non-immigrant workers. These three all intertwine and connect to one another under the world of labor....   [tags: Labor History, Technological Revolution]

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Paradise Lost, by John Milton

- In Paradise Lost, Milton writes the creation story from the perspective of three different characters: Eve, Raphael, and Adam, in that order. Eve’s story tells of her creation and her interest in herself rather than in Adam. Adam’s story tells the creation of animals and then of Eve from his rib. Raphael’s story is more of a warning to Adam to make sure that Eve does not eat from the tree of knowledge. Raphael is sent by God because he is omniscient and knows that Satan’s snake will tempt her. Analyzing from the perspective of the already fallen world, it is difficult for us to see how Raphael is doing much more than simply following God’s orders and warning Adam of Eve’s future actions....   [tags: paradaise lost, milton]

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Labor and Alienation

- “Political economy conceals the estrangement inherent in the nature of labor by not considering the direct relationship between the worker (labor) and production” (Pg. 30). According to Marx, human nature is neither fixed nor transcendent; instead, it is alterable and embedded in the productivity of everyday life. The only fixed attribute that we have is our openness. We are different from other animal species in the sense that we are able to adapt to different natural environments by creating a social environment....   [tags: Labor]

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Children and Labor

- Childhood is part of the most important and vital phase in human life. It is the stage when the human foundations and morals are laid for a successful adult life, however many children have their childhood life taken away from them. Many children nowadays, instead of spending it in a safe and carefree environment while learning and playing, are being tortured and forced to work under hard circumstances. Children have their childhood and would do anything to escape it; to get out of the dungeons that they are trapped in....   [tags: Childhood, Cheap Labor, Foundations, Morals]

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Child Labor Should be Banned

- Outline Claim : Young labor should be banned I. Threatening the lives of children A. Exploiting immaturity of children 1. Targeting small aged children 2. Exploiting low wage children B. Facing risks while working 1. Many children lost their lives while working 2. Many children are enforced to perform dangerous tasks II. Involving children in illicit activities A. Producing and trafficking drugs 1....   [tags: Child Labor Essays]

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Upton Sinclair and Labor Laws

- Imagine a workforce without labor laws. Massive companies would still be in control of the major products, creating a nightmare for the American people. Workers would be drastically underpaid for their exhausting labor; children would still feel forced to work to help support their families. Now imagine a world without food safety laws. Meat packing companies could put ingredients in the product without labeling. They could even include toxic chemicals without any major government and legal repercussions....   [tags: work safety and labor rights]

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A Labor of Love

- A Labor of Love Teaching should be considered the most significant and rewarding profession that anyone could choose. The opportunity to touch the hearts, minds, and souls of so many young people during one’s lifetime will be an honor and a privilege. The responsibility is enormous, but the satisfaction is greater when graduates are sent into the world prepared to reach their dreams. Upon becoming a teacher, my goals are to motivate children to become lifelong learners, inspire them to never give up on their ambitions, while providing them with a solid academic foundation....   [tags: Reflective Writing Education Teaching Essays]

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The Gilded Age And The Labor Movement

- Evan Anton Professor Andrea Estepa Rough Draft The Gilded Age and the Labor Movement The Gilded Age took place during the last thirty years of the nineteenth century where unionization of workers would become more frequent. The reasoning behind the name of this era is due to the fact that everything seemed nice on the outside in America but in actuality corruption and inequality could be found underneath the surface. As the economy was changing during the industrial revolution workers began leaving rural areas and flooding to urban areas for the opportunities, such as working for the oil or steel industry....   [tags: Trade union, Collective bargaining, Labor]

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Love Lost

- “ Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.” dictated William Shakespeare in the prologue of his play, Romeo & Juliet. West Side Story, directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise, is a film about two gangs in New York during the 1950’s who are fighting each other. Their feud is based on racial and ethnic differences. This differs from Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare, where the main conflict is centered around an old family feud....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare]

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The Power of Milton’s Paradise Lost

- Paradise Lost is an epic poem portraying John Milton’s theological standpoints. The theme is knowledge and the fall of man. Milton uses his poem to state some of his theological beliefs and his personal reflections. Milton wrote Paradise Lost in the 17th century but uses influence from classic poets. Milton’s epic is an extremely important piece of literature. The excerpt used in this commentary takes on the subjects of sin and the punishment with regards to the atonement from God’s point of view....   [tags: Paradise Lost Essays]

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Defeats at the Workplace, in the Media, and Within the New Corporate Order: The Homestead Strike, a Lost Cause for American Labor

- In the mid-nineteenth century, industrial America witnessed an evolving struggle between labor and big business. Although fiercely opposed by industrialists, rising labor movements in the steel and iron industries, which had become increasingly critical to the U.S.’ modernization and emergence as a world power, experienced initial success for decades up until the early 1890s. The strongest union in the industries, the Amalgamated of Iron and Steel Workers (AAIS) was able to garner support from an increasing membership and national recognition from other labor organizations as well as from the press, and in 1892, rose to meet the challenge of the powerful Carnegie Steel Company....   [tags: labor, big business, industry, AAIS]

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Historical Background of Labor Unions and Leaders

- Introduction The history of labor unions dates back the late 1700’s. Without strong leadership, workers were rarely able to improve their wages or working conditions. However, as effective leaders began to emerge, labor became a force demanding to be recognized by business and the government. Change came slowly, but through the efforts of some forward-thinking union leaders, a great deal of change in the world of labor was finally achieved. Historical Legal Status of Unions Trace the evolution of the legal status of American unions....   [tags: Labor Unions, Unionism, History]

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Paradise Lost By John Milton

- John Milton was a Puritan poet and author who started writing in 1658. One of his most renowned works was his epic, Paradise Lost, which was published in 1667. In Paradise Lost, Milton describes and tells the story of how paradise slipped from the hands of Adam and Eve and how they were dismissed from the Garden of Eden. Divided into 12 books, the epic starts by stating the purpose of the epic: to describe the loss of mankind’s spiritual innocence. Then, it goes into the very start of evil in the world with the fall of Satan and his self-appointment as ruler of hell....   [tags: Garden of Eden, Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve]

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Paradise Lost By John Milton

- Most people, throughout history, have always been quick to judge others and their actions. Author John Milton is no different. In his books of Paradise Lost Milton finds faults in Eve’s actions and blames her for the fall of mankind. He points out specific flaws in her character. Flaws like chosen ignorance, pride, and vanity. They way Milton makes these points in Paradise Lost almost encourages readers to believe that all women possessed these character flaws and are there for the cause of most problems for men....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve]

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Paradise Lost By John Milton

- In 1667, John Milton wrote an epic poem titled Paradise Lost. The poem is laid out over ten books with the plot of Adam and Eve’s disobedience of God and the Fall. Book 9 Satan returns to try and deceive immortal Adam and Eve. Adam disobeys God’s plan allowing Eve to be encountered by Satan deep in the garden. Satan successful in deceiving Eve runs away after she eats the forbidden fruit. Returning to Adam, Eve seduces him into committing a sin thus results in the Fall of grace. However, Adam not deceived by Satan; but he’s swayed by Eve’s feminine charm....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve]

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Paradise Lost By John Milton

- Milton’s poem Paradise Lost tells the story of Adam and Eve’s creation and how they came to their fall from innocence in the Garden of Eden. The poem does not start from the beginning but rather in the middle of the current action. At this point of the plot, readers already know why God has created Adam and Eve. It appears that God’s ultimate purpose for creating Adam and Eve was so he could pass on his greatest traits into physical form. Adam was created first which led to Eve’s creation for the sole reason that Adam needed a companion....   [tags: Adam and Eve, Garden of Eden, Paradise Lost]

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My Long Lost Love For Writing

- My Long Lost Love for Writing I believe writing is an extraordinary way of expressing feelings. The level of piecing together thoughts and putting them down on paper for others to read is an art in its own. Since I was a young child, I have incessantly journaled. However, my love for journaling came to a screeching halt in middle school. My personal desire to write about what I loved intertwined with the extreme guidelines and requirements that came with school. With this, came my slowed interest in writing....   [tags: High school, Education, Middle school]

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Labor Relations: Southwest's Current Issues

- Current Issues Despite Southwest’s long standing reputation as an employer who makes their employees and customers happy, there have been storms brewing in the company’s labor relations and customer relations sector. As was mentioned before, Southwest recently acquired AirTran Airways and revealed plans to take its already successful domestic business international with flights to Mexico and the Caribbean (Martin, 2014). This organizational restructuring is causing Southwest to have what Time Magazine’s Brad Tuttle calls an “identity crisis” for the airline whose new advertisements have removed the humor they are famous for and the messages of “bags fly free” from commercials....   [tags: labor unions, financial sucess]

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The Knights of Labor

- The Knights of Labor represented the pinnacle of the up lift labor movement. They, at one time, had membership that numbered in the hundreds of thousands and nearly hit a million members. This organization was unique in its time because it espoused many of the ideals we hold today as statutory for an ethical and equitable society as well as employee and employer relationships. The Knights of Labor did not begrudge industry or capitalism, moreover they were less of a concern than the organization’s larger goal to protect and promote social equity in labor and society, for the common man....   [tags: Labor Issues]

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John Milton 's Paradise Lost

- “Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay to mold me man. Did I solicit thee from darkness to promote me?” said Adam in Paradise Lost (Milton 10.743-745). This quote, used as an epigraph on the cover page of Frankenstein, provided the reader with a premise of the acclaimed novel. In writing Frankenstein, Mary Shelley took much inspiration from John Milton’s Paradise Lost by constantly redefining and questioning the true meaning of good and evil just as Milton did with God, Satan, and Adam by the use of her characters: Dr....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Frankenstein, John Milton]

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Resilience in Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers

- “Grandma- Stay the way you are, Bella, because you don’t know vot such feelings would do to you. Bella- Yes, I do, Momma. I know what other things you’re talking about…Because they have happened to me, Momma…They’ve happened because I wanted them to happen. When I was in school, I let boys touch me…And boys that I met in the Park…And in the movies…Even boys that I met here in the store…Nights when you were asleep, I went down and let them in…And not just boys, Momma…men too. I needed somebody to touch me, Momma....   [tags: Lost in Yonkers Essays]

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No Love Lost

- For a play about marriage A Doll’s House does not have much love in it. All of the characters claim to love each other, but are really concealing other emotions. The expectations of society have forced them into love that they do not feel. This false love is what causes them to fall apart in the end. The play is riddled with marriages that are born out of convenience or expectation rather than love. Every character only loves in ways that they are expected to, and only continue to love for convenience’s sake....   [tags: Literary Analysis, A Doll’s House ]

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Good And Evil : Themes Of Paradise Lost

- Good and evil are central themes in Paradise Lost. Classic symbols of both extremes are in the book: God and Satan, good and evil personified, respectively. In spite of the seeming dichotomy of either pure evil or total goodness, for much of Paradise Lost the distinction between good and evil is not very clear. The goodness of Man overcome by sin and the fall of God’s holy angels to hell are examples of the overlap of both good and evil within characters. This inherent potential for evil in Adam, Eve and Lucifer ****....   [tags: Garden of Eden, Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve]

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John Milton 's Paradise Lost

- John Milton’s “Paradise Lost” is one of the most well known epics written during the Renaissance. Milton expresses great feeling into his epic, because he felt as if it connected directly to himself during his lifetime. The epic was written when he was unofficially exiled from Cambridge, and the exile of Adam and Eve from Paradise is a comparison in the epic. John Milton uses epic conventions in “Paradise Lost” as he attempts to justify the ways of God to men. Milton believed that everything had been predetermined by God/the Holy Spirit and not through free will....   [tags: Epic poetry, Paradise Lost, John Milton]

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John Milton 's Paradise Lost

- John Milton’s Theodicy works well, the story is very well presented through this story of Man’s first fall, although, there are many things that are flawed in Milton’s story. Some examples of his flaw are from his views on Eve, as a woman who is easily persuaded, and as a female who must be constantly monitored because if she is not watched she may be easily tempted, which is not the case. He is also flawed in his account of Adam, that Adam does not know about the creation in the garden, which is not the case....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve]

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Child Labor and its Effects

- In today’s world, one would believe that the majority of Americans would oppose supporting a business that exploits the use of child labor to produce its goods. However, the odds are we all have in one way or another supported these businesses the last time we went shopping. Whether it is a toy for a child or a jacket to keep you warm, it was probably was made using child labor in one of the many different parts of the globe. The use of child labor is a major factor of the global economy in today's age of globalization where U.S....   [tags: Child Labor]

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The History of Labor Unions

- After the Civil War, many ideologies developed into the United States of America. Some of these ideologies included the free labor ideology and the producerist ideology. Free labor endorsed the belief that by removing slavery, or any other kind of barrier, everyone had an equal chance to try to get wealth (Farless). The producerist ideology tried to stay to the customary view of society and it stressed the importance of viewing the community instead of an individual (Farless). With these two ideologies, they had an impact on labor....   [tags: Labor Unions]

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Love Is The Easy Part Of Love

- Love doesn’t come easily to some. To a few, love is as easy as breathing, but not to Jisoo it isn’t. The hardest thing in life comes in the form, well not a form, but emotion. Yes, the emotion of love. Falling in love is the easy part, but actually getting that person to love you back, well that’s the hard part. Jisoo’s already done the easy part. He’s fallen in love, and he’s quite sure that he fell for the one person who will never love him back. He’s fallen for his one and only best friend. He isn’t just any best friend....   [tags: Love, Debut albums, Bismuth-209]

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Love Medicine : The Idea Of Love

- There are cultural significances to the idea of “love medicine” and how the idea of love comes in different packages. In addition to these cultural images, the significance of “love medicine” can be seen between many separate characters within the novel, however I am going to focus on the following sets of characters: June and Gordie Kashpaw then Lulu Nanapush, Nector Kashpaw (and Marie Lazarre). Gordie and June June 's one-night stands are described throughout the book, while at the same time, readers learn there were many people who loved her....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Romance]

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Self Love Is True Love

- Self-Love is True Love In the Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, the play emphasizes how there is not one way to show love, whether this is showing love to others or to oneself. Each character tends to explicitly show love towards another person whereas; Maria shows her love in a different manner. In the first act we are able to see how Orsino shows love to Olivia by sending Cesario as a messager to wooe Olivia for Orsino. And because Olivia interacts with Cesario, Olivia falls in love with Cesario instead of Orisno....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Marriage]

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Analysis Of John Milton 's ' Paradise Lost '

- John Milton was a very interesting human being. Milton was a poet who lived during the seventeenth century and he wanted to create something astounding that rivaled Homer and Virgil, authors of the world’s great epic poems. He decided to follow the story of Adam and Eve from the Bible’s, Genesis 3. To explain the acts of God to men was his chief goal and he achieved it by telling of the first disobediences towards God and what he did as a consequence. What’s even more interesting, is that Milton wrote the whole poem, Paradise Lost, completely blind....   [tags: Epic poetry, Paradise Lost, John Milton, Homer]

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Lost Love in The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

- Edgar Allan Poe tells the story of a bereaved man who is grieving for his lost love in the poem, “The Raven.” During a dark and gloomy night, the man hears a knock at his door. Hoping that it is Lenore, his dead lover, coming back to him, he goes to open the door. Unfortunately, he is only met with emptiness and disappointment. Shortly after, a raven flies into the room through the window and lands on the bust of Pallas. The man begins to converse with this dark and mysterious bird. In response to everything the man says, the raven repeats one dreadful word: “Nevermore.” The symbolism of the raven being connected to death, and the man’s interaction with the dark bird reveals to readers that...   [tags: poem, leonor, symbolism]

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Union and Labor Relations,

- The objective of this paper is to provide the history of Union and Labor Relations, outline the advantages and disadvantages of working in a union environment, and to identify ways in which management can successfully manage in a union environment. Today only one in eight Americans belong to a union and even though Labor Relations has declined in the past 30 years, unions still have a major influence in the lives of millions of Americans. America's 15.3 million union members represent a cross section of people -- women and men of all ages, races and ethnic groups....   [tags: Labor Unions]

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Analysis Of John Milton 's ' Paradise Lost '

- In Paradise Lost, John Milton uses the character of Eve to argue that women are created to be intellectually inferior to men but upon realizing they are inferior women will fight back until they return to submission. From the first mention of man and woman in his poem, Milton immediately asserts that the function of a woman is to submit to her husband. Prior to the fall of man, Eve’s submission to Adam is continually emphasized. This emphasis begins with the very first mention of Adam and Eve. The narrator discusses the purposes Adam and Eve appear to be made for as well as Adam and Eve’s hair....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve, Garden of Eden]

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Disappearance of Roanoke: The Lost Colony

- When most people think of the early settlement they think of the first successful settlement, Jamestown, but this was not the first settlement in the New World. The settlement at Roanoke was the first attempt to colonize the New World. The settlement at Roanoke is often referred to as the “Lost Colony” because of its unusual disappearance. The reason people often do not know about the first settlement at Roanoke because it was abandoned, forgotten, and lost. The Roanoke settlement was located on an island on the northern coast of what is now North Carolina....   [tags: settlement, abandon, forgotten, lost]

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Sense of Lost Love

- Sense of Lost Love Love bears all the happiness and all the pain; true satisfaction will come from loving another with all your heart. My mother always told me to remember that because that to her creates and embodies the genuine essence of life. Those words still echo through my head like ringing chime bells lost in the mist. She never hurt another soul, nobody as kind as she. Then she left me that night, no word of good bye or any wave, or hug. Nights after that I cry myself to sleep, the anguish so harsh, the wound etched so deep....   [tags: essays papers]

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Lost Between Love and Abuse

- Since the time of Adam and Eve, parents have played a major role in upbringing children and reproducing more generations. In most societies, the father has been the backbone of the family and played a major role in providing support and stability to the family. Yet, the role of the father differs from a family to another. While some fathers focus only on feeding and educating their children, others focus on every aspect of their children’s lives. The father’s leadership often drives the children to have a close relationship with the father....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]

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The History of the Labor Movement up to the Present

- Research the history of the Labor Movement up to the present. Labor Unions were made to help the worker. The first know labor union was in New York in 1768 when New York Journeymen protested wage agreements (History.com Staff). Then later in 1794 a bunch of journeymen otherwise known as shoemakers formed together to form what was the first known Union (History.com Staff). Labor Unions actually started with skilled workers. Not many factory workers were part of a union. One of the most famous Labor Unions is known as the Knight of Unions and is also when the national labor union was formed in 1866 (history.com Staff)....   [tags: labor unions]

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The Effects Of Child Labor On Children

- “Global number of children in child labor has declined by one third since 2000, from 246 million to 168 million children. More than half of them, 85 million, are in hazardous work*”. We have all at one point seen or read an article of young girls and boys being abducted or simply forced into manual labor. Many reasons have been given as to why child labor occurs in these foreign countries such as: poverty, low pay, and unskilled work. These foreign companies or sweatshops find it easy to simply abduct poor and uneducated children, and force them into slavery for little to no pay and horrible working conditions....   [tags: Employment, Childhood, Wage, Labor]

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The Lost Generation by Ernest Hemingway

- The Lost Generation by Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway is one of the authors named “The Lost Generation.” He could not cope with post-war America; therefore, he introduced a new type of character in writing called the code hero. He was known to focus his novels around code heroes who struggle with the mixture of their tragic faults and the surrounding environment. Traits of a typical Hemingway code hero are stimulating surroundings, self-control, self-reliance, fearlessness, and strict moral rules....   [tags: The Lost Generation Ernest Hemingway Essays]

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The Labor Force Participation Rate

- Have you ever worried about your job security. Have you ever considered that you may be replaced by a robot. Well if you haven 't, maybe you should. There have been many predictions that computers and robots will replace more and more jobs, resulting in either a near or completely jobless future. Controversially, many claim that technology will not ever threaten our jobs in a significant manner. This paper compares arguments between those that claim that technology will lower labor force participation rate, and those that argue that it wont, and explains why technological progress will cause the labor force participation rate to become lower and lower over the 21st century....   [tags: Supply and demand, Employment, Labor force, Labor]

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Creation of Labor Unions in Bangladesh

- The act of unionizing, in any sense, shows the strength and oneness of a group of people. Whether it is the unionization of a school group or on a larger scale the unionization internationally, it is the ideal step in forwarding a group effort to move away from despicable acts of inhumanity and into the world of liberation. Such is the step needed to be taken in Bangladesh; where children are forced to work, where “minimum wage” is non-existing and gender discrimination is a constant up rise. Unionists in Bangladesh are facing much scrutiny even till this day....   [tags: child labor, gender, lobbying]

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Love Essay - Love Happens

- Love Happens Love happens when you least expect it. It can happen on the street corner, at the bar, at the grocery store, the park. That’s one of the greatest things about love. As for me I found love in the pouring down rain in the middle of the street. I fell in love with a man who I never thought in a million years I’d fall for. A man who is loving, caring and respectful. The night I laid my eyes on him I knew he was it. He came into my life at a point when I was unraveling and losing control....   [tags: Love, English-language films, The Beatles]

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Eva Hoffman's Lost In Translation

- Eva Hoffman’s memoir, Lost in Translation, is a timeline of events from her life in Cracow, Poland – Paradise – to her immigration to Vancouver, Canada – Exile – and into her college and literary life – The New World. Eva breaks up her journey into these three sections and gives her personal observations of her assimilation into a new world. The story is based on memory – Eva Hoffman gives us her first-hand perspective through flashbacks with introspective analysis of her life “lost in translation”....   [tags: Memoir Eva Hoffman Lost Translation]

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Benefits of ending child labor

- Florence Kelly, a factory inspector of the late 19th century, described the plight of the “Cash Child” at a conference in Geneva, New York. As described in a newspaper clipping, “She called attention to the fact that in our absorption in our efforts to celebrate the birth of the Christ child, we are oblivious to the presence of the cash child, whose young life is a sacrifice to our indifference.” Adolescence is the beginning of many positive changes for individuals, and allowing children more time to develop would lead to far greater benefits than those provided by underpaid child labor....   [tags: Exploitation of Children, Child Labor]

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Condemning the Innocent: Child Labor

- Condemning the Innocent According to the International Labor Organization 215 million children (5-14) are involved in child labor. That’s almost 1 in three children having to work causing them to lose time that could be spent in school experiencing their childhood and most importantly being in a safe environment. Today Child labor has become a growing concern throughout the global community and should be put to a stop because of it is abusive, destructive, and promotes a regressive society for children everywhere....   [tags: International Labor Organization, Children]

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The Golden Era of Labor

- The Depression Era was a period of major strife brought about by speculation and largely unregulated business practices. Almost everyone in the United States was affected, even many citizens of other countries around the world, but the working poor were disproportionately affected. Both Farmers and Workers experienced anti-union sentiment since before the turn of the century, and were subject to extremely hazardous working conditions, low wages, and in the case of farmers, many accumulated mass debt to decreasing prices of produce....   [tags: Great Depression, Labor Movement]

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Analysis Of Paradise Lost And Frankenstein

- Free will is an inherited ability everyone obtains from birth. This ability allows humans or any living being the freedom to act on their own behalf without being influenced or forced by an external medium. However, this fragile, yet powerful capability is susceptible of being misused that may result in unsavory consequences to the one at fault. In Paradise Lost and Frankenstein, both texts feature powerful figures who bequeathed the characters in focus, the freedom to do whatever they desire in their lives....   [tags: Adam and Eve, Paradise Lost, Frankenstein]

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Protagonist Of Paradise Lost : Satan

- Protagonist of Paradise Lost: Satan (Analyze Satan as the main character of Paradise Lost: is he a hero or villain?) During the seventeenth century John Milton dared to write an epic poem like no one had ever seen before. This work displays Milton 's genius because he wrote this epic after he became blind, yet he is very deliberate and crafty the way he develops the characters and the plot. Paradise Lost became a representation of a famous story from the Bible, specifically the book of Genesis which tells a story of the first man and woman that lived on Earth....   [tags: Epic poetry, Paradise Lost, Antagonist]

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Love Is A Fool For Love

- It all started near the end of November of last year. I moved to Harrisonburg , Virginia with my recent boyfriend everything was fine so I thought. Love makes you do a lot of crazy things during that time I was happy with my life and with him and then things changed in a blink of an eye. One day we were on the top of the world, then the next his fist was coming towards my face. I thought that was love so I stayed through the hurt, pain, depression, I just wanted him to love me like I loved him.     Before I met my recent boyfriend Jacob I had just gotten out of a 2 year relationship, with the person I thought  was the love of my life....   [tags: Love, English-language films, Debut albums, Sleep]

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Lost Love

- My Lost Love It was ever so dark that evening. It hurt to look at her. It was like looking at my heart barely beating on the floor. I couldn't stand it. Love never hurt me this much. I can't believe this happened. Why me. Why her. Why us. In an instant it was over. I remember the first time we met. It was actually kind of funny. She was walking her dog. Actually, the dog was walking her. I was reading a poem and walking along. When all of the sudden, we collided. The second I looked up into her eyes, I fell for her harder than an avalanche off of Mount Everest....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Essay About Love And Love

- Love. Until you experience it, truly experience it, it’s really hard to understand. On earth we have this tainted concept of love… I’ll love you if you do this… I’ll love you as long as… I’ll love you until… We may not verbally express these sentiments, but our actions surely show them. We’re quick to lash out in anger, hold grudges, end relationships, gossip, judge, get divorced… we’re quick to show that our love isn’t unconditional. We excuse ourselves because of the pain we experience, rationalizing that we have the right to act this way because this person did x, y and z....   [tags: Love, English-language films, Family, Want]

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The Labor-Management Relationship

- Introduction Traditional literature in the field of labor relations has focused immensely on its benefit towards the employer and in the process equating it to working rules. This has been so despite the field being expected to cover the process of, labor management, union formation, and collective bargain; all which are anticipated to create a positive employer-employee relationship. This relationship is said to be positive if there exist a balance between employment functions and the rights of the laborer....   [tags: Labor Issues]

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Child Labor- International Issue

- Introduction Child labor is an immense international issue in the world today and gives rise to other problems. Through several facts, articles, and stories this paper will dive into the problems that many face on a daily basis due to their situation in child labor. This problem will look at where it is hitting some groups of people the hardest and where it may not be as much of a problem and is considered to be over exaggerated, getting several different perspectives of the issue. The various factors contributing to the dilemma of child labor will be touched upon throughout as well....   [tags: Immerse Coorporations, Cheap Labor]

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Innovation of Women’s Labor

- Society defined woman's role in the labor force, which only started to change with the hard work by women themselves. Men did not accept the equality of women until they proved themselves in the labor force. During the times of the Civil War, depending on race, were working in different types of environments and circumstances. Some were getting paid for their work, some where not getting paid but were free, or some were people property and had no choice on the matter. With each of these different types of labor came with a social understanding of the worth of you and your work....   [tags: labor force, woman's role]

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