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The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli

- The Prince is a piece of literature written during the great Italian Renaissance. It was written during a time of Italian flourishment all many aspects of society including art, literature, science, and even religion. In his twenty-six chapter guide The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli discusses the ways in which he believes a leader should rule his country. It also describes how to gain and then maintain political power. To do this, he uses very straightforward and direct phrases and logic, which makes it easily understandable to the reader....   [tags: Florence, Political philosophy]

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Commentary on Niccolò Machiavelli's The Prince

- Relatively little is known for certain about Niccolò Machiavelli's early life in comparison with many important figures of the Italian Renaissance. Machiavelli was born May 3, 1469 in Florence, Italy. He attended the University of Florence; even a quick glance at his works reveals that he received an excellent humanist education, as his speech and opinions are highly intelligent, well read, and as far as the reader can tell, correct. For years after graduating, Machiavelli passionately engaged in diplomatic activity for Florence, traveling to the major points in Italy as well as to the royal magistrates of France and to the imperial Vatican court....   [tags: Italy, Renaissance, Politics]

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Niccolo Machiavelli 's The Prince

- Niccolo Machiavelli was a fifteenth century diplomat and historian. Born in Florence in 1469, he lived during a turbulent time in Italy’s history when the division and rivalry between city-states made Italy vulnerable to external powers such as France and Spain. Although he created many other works such as plays and poems, his most famous work is perhaps The Prince. Machiavelli is primarily remembered for his political works and is known as the father of modern political thinking (Monte, 2013; Wilcox, 1975)....   [tags: Florence, Political philosophy, Virtue]

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Ideas of Government in The Prince

- Modern-day society is corrupt. It is sad and unfortunate, but it is true. The global economy is suffering an international meltdown. Egypt is at war with itself. AIDS infections are at an all-time high, as are divorce and suicide rates. Optimism is becoming less and less of an option for most individuals. Put flatly, the world is in chaos, and it is not showing any signs of getting better. Because of this, the hope of one day living in an “ideal society” is today thought of as no more than a fantasy to most people....   [tags: Literature, Government]

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Analysis Of ' The Prince And The Cobbler '

- Classical Dualism² (SWINBURNE’S VIEW) For Swinburne’s argument dualism is defined as the view that there are just two mutually irreducible substances that are either material or mental. Swinburne’s Argument follows as it is logically possible for a person to continue to exist without their body, but with that it can be ambiguous and the interpretation can be considered to be qualitative identity with his first premise. His second premise follows as if one’s mind is an immaterial substance, also known as the soul, and is continuing to exist without someone’s body as a possibility then one can continues to exist if their mind continues to exist....   [tags: Soul, Philosophy of mind, Mind, Reincarnation]

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Adventures of Prince A & Princess L

- Prologue Once upon a time, like how most fairy tales start out, there were two grand kingdoms that was unknown to each other because they were far, far apart. They both decided to throw a party for their newborn child. One was a handsome little boy and one a beautiful small girl. The kingdoms handed out many invitations to family and friends to attend that the kingdoms found out about each other. The kings and queens were angry because the parties were on the same day. The two kingdoms fought and decided to just host one party....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Machiavelli 's ' The Prince '

- SaDale Richards POLS 1102 Machiavelli Essay The person that closely embodied Machiavelli’s “The Prince” was Adolf Hitler. There is more to Adolf Hitler than everyone usually knows. Besides from being one of the most hated people in the history of the world, he had the characteristics of a good leader. The correlation between him, and Machiavelli’s perspective on what a good prince/leader is supposed to be is extremely similar. It is as if Hitler Studied “The Prince” before he began to pursue his rule over Germany....   [tags: Germany, Nazi Germany, World War II, Adolf Hitler]

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Ideas of Virute in Machiaveli's The Prince

- Machiavelli has a consistent teaching about virtue in The Prince, and it is that virtue isn’t something that consists of being the utmost good, but instead something that is just so amazing it deserves the acclaim of others. The idea of this virtuous act is based off of two main key concepts, which are justice and power. Although virtuous meaning by good people was all well and good and meant to fix things, it was truly whoever had the power or could manipulate the virtue that had the power. That is the overwhelming mindset that has been controlling the world for at least the last couple thousand years....   [tags: justice, statesmen, leadership]

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Niccolo Machiavelli 's The Prince

- Niccoló Machiavelli (1469-1527), Italian political thinker and historical figure best remembered for his masterpiece, The Prince (written in 1513, but published posthumously in 1532). Machiavelli is considered one of the great early analyzers of political power. As a thinker Machiavelli belonged to an entire school of Florentine intellectuals concerned with an examination of political and historical problems. His important writings were composed after 1512 when he was accused of conspiracy in 1513....   [tags: Florence, Political philosophy, House of Medici]

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Analysis Of ' Prince Of Persia '

- Prince of Persia (Mike Newell, 2010) perfectly demonstrates the use of the white race being seen as beyond ethnicity. It dehumanises the Persian people to a mere stereotype through the use of cinematic techniques and racial casting. The film is another example of white actors playing a role of a character they have no association with. In other words it is perceived as white washing. Unfortunately, this is a system that has been in place for many years thus making it impossible to pull apart. The casting of Jake Gyllenhaal as the lead character, along with a white cast, raised controversial debates....   [tags: Race, Racism, White people, White American]

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The Uninsured in the Town of Prince's Lakes

- The demographics of the uninsured have changed to include many working families who can no longer afford health insurance. The cost of health insurance has increased radically over the past ten years. Both employee and employer are spending over 100% more (The Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research & Educational Trust, 2011). Not having health care can impact individuals, families, and communities by decreasing physical, social, and mental health. Without prevention of disease and disability, or detection and treatment of health conditions, their quality of life decreases....   [tags: Healthcare]

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Review Of ' Hamlet ' And ' The Prince Of Norway '

- Minor characters are often left out of the light and aren’t given the credit they are due. Even a skull such as Yorick can be important to the plot and development of characters in a story. In Hamlet, a minor character is one with few or no lines as well as an outsider to the main relationships of the story. Shakespeare uses these minor characters to develop the background of major characters as well as use them to drive plot forward and help major characters grow. One example: the Players, a comical theater troupe, function as one of these minor characters to develop Hamlet as well as his weapon....   [tags: Characters in Hamlet, Hamlet, Character]

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Niccolo Machiavelli 's The Prince

- Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli born in May 3th, 1469. He was an Italian writer, politician, and philosopher who’s consider very influential in modern political science. He was secretary of the Second Chancery in the Republic of Florence from 1498 to 1512, when the Medici, with help from Pope Julius II used Spanish troops to defeat the Florentines. After the Medici took power, they accused Machiavelli of conspiracy against them and soon after he was captured and torture. The next month after his imprisonment, Pope Julius II dies and Machiavelli obtained amnesty, and got send into house arrest where he wrote his masterpiece the Prince....   [tags: Florence, Political philosophy, Evil]

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Niccolo Machiavelli 's The Prince

- Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was born May 3, 1469. He was an Italian writer, politician, and philosopher who’s considered very influential in modern political science. He was secretary of the Second Chancery in the Republic of Florence from 1498 to 1512, when the Medici, with help from Pope Julius II used Spanish troops to defeat the Florentines. After the Medici took power, they accused Machiavelli of conspiracy against them and soon after he was captured and tortured. The next month after his imprisonment, Pope Julius II died, and Machiavelli obtained amnesty and got sent into house arrest where he wrote many books including his masterpiece The Prince....   [tags: Florence, Political philosophy, Evil]

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Machiavelli : The Qualities Of The Prince

- 1. There is a sufficient argument that Machiavelli advises leaders to be unscrupulous in The Qualities of the Prince. This is especially arguable when reading Machiavelli’s explanation for why it is better to be feared or to be loved. He claims that cruelty is permissible when it is necessary to maintain order. Machiavelli believes that compassion and mercy have led to the fall of many leaders in the past. He also emphasizes the effectiveness as manipulation. After discussing the necessity for a leader to use force as with animal nature, Machiavelli writes, “…it is necessary to know how to disguise this nature well and to be a great hypocrite and a liar.” When his instructions are riddled w...   [tags: United States]

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The Prince Of Darkness Is A Gentleman

- According to William Shakespeare,“The prince of darkness is a gentleman”. Iago in William Shakespeare 's, Othello, is a brilliant character capable of controlling and manipulating surrounding characters. Iago admits in his soliloquies of attempting to destroy Othello’s happiness for different reasons. Iago has an uncanny ability to exploit people who have a higher moral standard to achieve what he wants. Iago is a cynical sociopath who takes pleasure from his victim 's misery as they unknowingly wade through Iago’s plans that are as dark as a moonless night....   [tags: Iago, Othello, Samuel Taylor Coleridge]

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Qualities of a Leader in Machiavelli's The Prince

- In Machiavelli’s, The Prince, he listed seven of the characteristics that he thought a leader had to have to be a good leader. However, some of these tenants had conflicts concerning the lack of thought towards actual human nature. One of the tenants specifically said,”Virtue can ruin a person, and vice can bring success.” This statement seems logical when you first look at it, but, as you delve into the actual meaning of the tenant, you realize it is more complex and misleading than before. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, the definition of virtue is,”morally good behavior and character”....   [tags: morals, vices, deceiving]

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Analysis Of Niccol 's ' The Prince '

- Prompt 1: The first philosopher is Niccol Machiavelli. He believed that rulers are the gods on earth and should know the goodness in people. He wrote a book called The Prince. The philosopher said “The ends justify The means.” (Khatri 2016) He thought that the government should know right from wrong and do their best to be better people. He thought that a strong military would make a strong government. The reason he thought that if the military was strong the government would be strong too because the government controls the military....   [tags: Separation of powers]

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Prince of Parthia, by Thomas Godfrey

- Play writing has evolved over time. As each new century has dawned, new genres of plays have been introduced to the world. American plays have changed a great deal from Prince of Parthia to Margaret Fleming. Characters have become more dimensional, plots have become more complicated, and even the style of the dialogue has changed. With all the changes that have occurred, plays have gotten more intriguing to the audiences. The first play to ever be published by an American, Prince of Parthia by Thomas Godfrey, closely resembled Shakespearean literature, and another early play that resembled another culture is Fashion by Anna Cora Mowatt; by the time Margaret Fleming by James A....   [tags: American Plays, Summary]

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Relationship Between The Prince And Me

- Signature Assignment For this assignment, I chose to discuss the relationship between the main characters in The Prince and Me. Before I go into detail about the relationship, I would like to describe the main characters so that you have an understanding about their persona. First we have Julia Stiles who stars as Paige Morgan. Paige is an average farm girl who was raised in Wisconsin and is attending college to become a doctor. She is currently in her last semester and is very focused and dedicated to her school work....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Intimate relationship]

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Analysis Of Machiavelli 's The Prince

- One of the most difficult things about being human is learning to live in a way that simultaneously benefits ourselves and others. Often, personal conflicts of interest cause us to make decisions that advance our own wellbeing to the detriment of those around us. Since childhood, parents and teachers have encouraged us to live selflessly. This is apparent in the commonly used phrase, “the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.” But is it necessary to always put others’ best interests before our own....   [tags: Virtue, Political philosophy, Ethics, Morality]

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Adolf Hitler And The Prince

- “Adolf Hitler and The Prince” The Prince gives sincere instructions on how to be a good ruler. One can learn that sometimes what seems to be the correct way to govern their country, is incorrect, and The Prince gives a better and more efficient way to rule as well as conquer other countries and defend himself. This book was not originally written in regards to Adolf Hitler, but its timeless principles applied to his rulings. The tips from Machiavelli and whether Adolf Hitler used these guidelines will be sought out through this analysis....   [tags: The Holocaust, Nazi Germany, Political philosophy]

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How I Got The Prince

- How I Got The Prince My life wasn’t always the best. Back when I was just a young girl, my mother fell ill and died short after. Every day after her death, I would visit her grave and pray that I would turn out to be the woman she hoped for me to be. In time, my father remarried to a nasty woman with two unbearable daughters that found joy in pestering me. Although my new step sisters were indeed very pretty, they had evil souls. My step mother did nothing to stop them, instead egged them on and even replaced all of my beautiful clothes with raggedy servant clothes and uncomfortable shoes made of wood....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, Ugly sisters]

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The, Prince Of Persia, Sands Of Time

- When we were young, we learned that dark was evil and light was good. As we become older, we found that dark and light can be symbolic to other meanings as well. Symbolic shades of darkness could be a symbol of power, mystery, unhappiness, or even in some cases death. Whereas, Light could be symbols of simplicity, innocence or purity. In the movie poster “Prince of Persia, Sands of Time”’, the artist want to show the battle between good v.s. evil and how even good people can be tempted to do evil things....   [tags: Light, Darkness, Good and evil, Grey]

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The Death Of The Prince Of Denmark

- This is Yumet Hernandez 's opinion on the writings of Hamlet tragedy of the Prince of Denmark. This award winning Novel portrayed the most powerful scenes concerning the death of Hamlet 's father in a time when technology, as advanced as it is now, was not available. Hamlet was presented with the death of his father, by an appearance of a Ghost who in turn was his father 's spirit; filling him up with vital information concerning his death. I see this drama being one of the most patient, and thrilling dramas written by William Shakespear....   [tags: Hamlet, Characters in Hamlet, Ghost, Gertrude]

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The, The Little Prince, And The Hobbit

- Because I know Evolution is real. The fragment of a sentence just read is irrelevant to the entire literacy narrative. Personally, reading is a challenge. Reading requires the reader to sit and be still for a length of time. Being submerged in a southern American culture, one may find it hard to make such time for reading; because, the yard needs mowed, football to watch, beer to drink, church to attended, wife to please, friends to entertain, quotas to meet, cars to fix, and toilets to break. As the child grows from developmental stages into stages of self-awareness the topic of reading usually arises....   [tags: Book, Paperback, Bookbinding, High school]

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Comparing Beowulf, The Prince Of The Geats

- Throughout the story, Beowulf fights three battles against frightening monsters. Beowulf, the prince of the Geats, was a well known warrior with extreme strength who makes a promise to protect his people under any circumstance. In the poem, his strength is tested, but he uses it to save many people in battles against: Grendel, Grendel 's mother, and a dragon. Before, during, and after each of these battles Beowulf shows many similarities and differences in his actions. Hrothgar and the Danes hold a celebration after they finished of their new mead hall, named Heorot....   [tags: Beowulf, Heorot, Beowulf, Hroðgar]

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Machiavellian Advice from The Prince

- Niccolo Machiavelli was a middle-class and humanist-educated Florentine diplomat, philosopher, and writer who lived during the Renaissance in the late 15th and early 16th centuries. Although bestowed with the title of the father of modern political theory, Machiavelli has been, and continues to be widely misunderstood and misinterpreted (Kreis). The term “Machiavellian,” and it is in the dictionary, is defined as subtle or unscrupulous cunning, deception, expediency, or dishonesty (Dictionary). In acknowledgment of the enduring impact of Machiavelli on society, psychologists have identified a distinct personality style that is characterized by manipulativeness, cynicism about human nature, a...   [tags: Political Science]

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The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli

- The Prince, written by Niccolò Machiavelli in 1513, addresses Lorenzo de Medici who was the ruler of Florence. Throughout the book, Machiavelli offers Lorenzo political wisdom on how to become a great prince and how he should go about achieving this greatness. As he does this, Machiavelli proceeds to list the different types of principalities and the modes in which they are acquired. He states that a great prince is one that "establishes new modes and orders" and gives Lorenzo examples of rulers that he should imitate and ones that he should avoid (Machiavelli, 23)....   [tags: Cesare Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, Florence]

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Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis

- Kingship and Authority C.S. Lewis’s book, Prince Caspian, is a tale of three kings: King Miraz, Aslan, and Prince Caspian. Each of these kings portrays the diversity between the different personas of a king, or leader, of a country. King Miraz for example, represents the selfishness and deceit that takes place in a ruler that is too consumed by his throne. While Prince Caspian shows the peace, justice, and hard work that comes when the king is truly concerned for the good of their subjects. Lastly, Aslan represents everything good about a ruler....   [tags: Jews, gypsy’s, communists]

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Dreams Of A Beautiful Prince

- Since early childhood, every girl dreams to be she recognized as special princess of her prince and waits for the most important event in her life, which is a meeting with her charming prince sooner or later. These types of dreams for girls are a fantasy of meeting their prince, and here at this point, the truth should be considered just in key words that sooner or later every girl meets her life partner (prince). For some, this meeting happens very early and sometimes so early that girls could not have time to understand that what is happening and how did they meet their princes....   [tags: Love, Mind]

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Machiavelli 's Qualities Of The Prince

- Machiavelli Would you rather be feared or loved in a position of authority. According to Machiavelli it is "much safer to be feared than to be loved’. Machiavelli was an Italian historian amongst many other things during the late 15th century. He wrote about political topics which have made their way into current times and are still relatable topics and pieces of advice. The pieces Machiavelli wrote can be considered as very influential works. In specific the topics brought up in the “Qualities of the Prince” can still to this day be translated and interpreted and applied to life today....   [tags: President of the United States, President]

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Prince Hal By William Shakespeare

- In William Shakespeare’s play Henry IV, Part 1 Prince Hal is a young man who is trying to find his way while dealing with the pressures of the crown. Like many teenagers Hal has reached his rebellious stage, and spends his time with a group of rogues. Hal experiments living life as a commoner, drinking his days away, playing jokes on his companions, and committing crimes. The weight of his responsibility ways heavily on him, and his father, King Henry, is disappointed with the way he spends his time....   [tags: William Shakespeare, Henry V of England, Henry V]

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Another Holiday for the Prince

- In “Another Holiday for the Prince” by Elizabeth Jolley the author draws upon many themes, one in particular that Jolley illustrates is how poverty influences changes in the individual lives within one family. To begin with the head of the family; a father is never mentioned in the story, not even once. But by not having a father figure in the story the reader can understand a lot. In society the man is the one who earns the money and provides all the essentials for his family, however this story is presented in a society were the mother has to be the man of the family....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Elizabeth Jolley]

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The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

- Machiavelli’s The Prince has been widely interpreted as representative of political behavior that is violent and deceitful. As such, the term Machiavellian has to come to be associated with deviousness, ruthlessness, and power politics. The issue of whether or not Machiavelli can be considered a Machiavellian himself is difficult to resolve because of the complexity of the arguments he puts forth in both The Prince and Discourses. While the claims made in the former are more focused on the individual, namely the “prince,” those posited in the latter describe phenomena on a broader spectrum, having to do with human nature and society at large....   [tags: sociopolitical analysis]

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The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli

- The 16th century novella The Prince by Niccoló Machiavelli discoursed on politics and set standardized methods of obtaining and maintaining power in varying situations. Despite Machiavelli using historical and dated examples to fortify his claims, the ideology behind his novella has held true for the past 500 years. The Prince on several occasions discusses the power struggle between the nobility and the common people; the situation in the United States differs from Machiavelli’s model in that wealthy groups and individuals compete for political influence at the expense of the voice of the nation’s citizens....   [tags: United States, Political philosophy]

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The History Of Mary Prince

- The History of Mary Prince is the story of the first female British slave to escape slavery. The book is told by Mary herself, and was used to help the anti-slavery movement. This book is the main source of information on Mary’s life, but there is no way to ensure that all of it is authentic. One should be aware of who truly had the control over this book, and how it may have affected whether or not all of the stories Mary had to tell got in. Without following the standard expected of her, she may not have ever been able to share her experiences like this....   [tags: Abolitionism, American Civil War]

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Prince Hal By William Shakespeare

- William Shakespeare’s historical play Henry IV is a story about performing the role of a king. It asks us, how are we to know and remain true to ourselves when we are constantly expected to remain in character and adhere to the roles in which other people have given us. Prince Hal is one character that has to pay the debt of a performance that he “never promised” (1.2.187). However, Prince Hal is not the only one who has a role to play. King Henry, the usurper to Richard II’s throne, is continually seeking ways in which he can prove to his people that he is worthy of his crown, while Hotspur, the rival to Plantagenet rule, seeks ways to rally forces to overthrow it....   [tags: William Shakespeare, Henry V, Henry V of England]

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The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli

- When striving for power there are various methods that are used in order to assert dominance upon ones’ peers. As presented in The Prince written by Niccolo Machiavelli and translated by William J. Connell various characteristics of a true leader must be adapted and practiced in order to establish a powerful and long lasting princedom. Through Ceasare Borgia, Remirro de Orco, and Pope Alexander VI Machiavelli is able to establish cruelty as an effective yet hazardous tool to gain power and influence....   [tags: Cesare Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, Florence]

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The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli

- Novels, and works of literature in general, are created by authors for the purpose of telling a story. These stories, are developed and gestated within the author 's mind, and as a result are an extension of the author 's own manner of viewing the world around them. To create is to showcase, even if only to oneself, the manners by which one interprets actions and images. A piece of an author can always be found within a literary work, for it is the author describing the world according to their characters, which they have in turn created....   [tags: Novel, Literature, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Fiction]

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Prince Albert and Queen Victoria

- No matter who you are, everyone enjoys a great love story. There is a love story in particular, the one of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, that is unique when compared to other’s in history. While being a hopeful story, it is also one of sadness. There were numerous significant details of their love that stuck out the most, as to all stories like it. The love story of Victoria and Albert was truly great because of the devotion to each other that showed itself in their love at first sight, marriage, their children, Albert’s death, Victoria’s life without Albert, and even in the legacy of their love....   [tags: notorious romances of the XIX century]

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Niccolo Machiavelli 's The Prince

- Maintaining any relationship can be complicated, especially a relationship between a ruler and residents and especially when the advice is that you should oppress your people just enough to be able to control them, but not enough so they want to kill you. In his work The Prince, Niccolò Machiavelli explores the complex relationship between a ruler and his people, but ultimately comes to the conclusion that the people, because they are crucial to the well being of the country, are to be manipulated in order for a country to thrive....   [tags: Oppression, Intersectionality, If You Have to Ask]

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Book Review: The Prince

- ... However, criminal acts or extreme cruelty can also end up in the acquisition of a new principality. In some cases, new principalities are civic principalities, which are given by the will of the people. Ecclesiastical principalities, however, belong to the Catholic Church. They are known as the Papal States. Machiavelli goes on to explain how rulers from each principality can make the best of it and obtain their power. The next few chapters talk about four different types of armies: mercenaries, auxiliaries, native troops, and mixed troops....   [tags: Niccolo Macchiavelli]

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Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince

- More than 480 years ago, Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince was published. It established a system of governance influential still today. His ideas were available before thinkers such as Rousseau and Locke. Men who believed that government derived its just powers from the consent of the governed. Machiavelli, unlike Rousseau and Locke, did not suggest government of the people, but government were power was centralized and secure in the hands of an elite few. His ideas, for example, led to the rise of France as a world power under the leadership of Louis XIV, arguable one of the most successful monarchs in European history....   [tags: governance, power, leaders]

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Hamlet, A Noble Prince

- The thought of knowing the secret of .your father’s murderer must be extremely agonizing. In Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, this the unfortunate tragedy the Prince of Denmark faces upon returning to his homeland. The historical play about Denmark’s royal family follows the basic outline structure known as the Freytag pyramid. Shakespeare implies the pyramid structure using the five acts, which builds the intensity of the drama before revealing the tragic plot. The play not only stresses his feelings and thoughts but also his philosophy on life after death as well....   [tags: Summary, Analysis, Shakespeare]

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Virtù in Machiavelli’s Prince

- For most contemporary readers, Niccolò Machiavelli is a name synonymous with deceit, cunning, and manipulation, a reputation which stems almost entirely from his authorship of one of the central works of modern political philosophy: The Prince. Given this image, it is incredibly ironic that the Italian word virtù and its derivatives appear no less than seventy-two times throughout the work. While the translator goes to great lengths to adapt this versatile word to the context of the situation, it is nevertheless clear that virtù is closely related to its English cognate virtue....   [tags: Ethics, Strength, Skill]

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The Prince And The Pauper

- The Prince and the Pauper On an autumn day in the ancient city of London, in the second quarter of sixteenth century, a boy was born to a poor family of the name Canty. On the same day another English baby was born of a rich family of the name of Tudor. There was talk in England about the new baby, Edward Tudor, Prince of Wales, who lapped in silk and satin. While on the other hand Tom Canty, who lapped in his poor rags, was seen as trouble. For fifteen years, Tom Canty lived in place where it is narrow and dirty, which is not far from London Bridge....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hamlet: The Irrational Prince

- Has the Prince of Denmark gone mad. Or has he simply disguised his intensions by acting like a lunatic. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, named Hamlet, is the main character that’s going to avenge is fallen father. Shakespeare makes the audience wonder if Hamlet is really mad or he is just presenting some excellent acting skills that make it seem as if he has really gone insane. We must consider if he has gone mad, could be due to the loss of his father and if he is just simply acting mad, could that be to confuse his enemies....   [tags: Hamlet, Shakespeare]

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Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince

- In The Prince, Machiavelli explains several principles for a leader to follow and establishes that is better to feared than loved if one cannot balance both. A ruler that is well-loved is not always respected and can easily lose control of his people, especially when others have devious motives. By drilling fear and avoiding hatred from one’s subjects, a leader is able to stay in power and at the same time still have the respect of his people. As a leader there will always be adversities, and doing what is best for the state of affairs should always come first....   [tags: princiciples of leadership, Obama]

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Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark

- Hamlet Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a dramatic play, written by author William Shakespeare in the period between 1599 and 1601. The play has three acts and it is packed full of drama, betrayal, incest, revenge and demise. It is well written, and it best presented in live stage form. In the early 1600’s, elaborate theaters and stages were built for stories like Hamlet to unfold upon, and the audiences were not disappointed. Many writers wrote dramatic plays during this era, but Hamlet was different....   [tags: Hamlet, William Shakespeare, London, KILL]

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The Prince and the Pauper

- The Prince and the Pauper The three main ideas of this book are (1) two boys' wishes become true but later they don't enjoy it (2) Be careful what you wish for(3) Always think about what you're doing first. The two major characters were Tom Canty and Edward, the Prince of Wales. The conflict was between John Canty, Tom's father, and the prince. The other conflict was between Tom and the lords, servants, the King, and all the royal people in the castle. John Canty, the lords, the servants, the King, and all the royal people in the castle opposed Tom and Edward....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Prince Hamlet Versus Machiavelli's Prince

- Prince Hamlet Versus Machiavelli's Prince           The Prince is a celebrated and highly controversial piece of work by the Italian aristocrat Niccolo Machiavelli. His work is a summation of all the qualities a prince must have in order to remain in his position. Machiavelli supports the idea that a prince use his power for the ultimate benefit of all, but he also does not condemn the use of any unpleasant means in order for the prince to maintain his power. His ideas both compare and contrast to the methods used by Prince Hamlet of Denmark in Shakespeare's Hamlet....   [tags: Niccolo Machiavelli, Shakespeare]

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The Prince by Machiavelli

- The Prince by Machiavelli The Prince is by far Machiavelli's most well known and important work. In 1513, after his exile from Florence, Machiavelli began this great work. In The Prince, Machiavelli dedicated it to Lorenzo de Medici, who never responded to the privately sent copy. Interestingly enough , the line of the Medici family represented the ineffectual leadership that Machiavelli disliked in The Prince. Machiavelli's work has long been infamous for what some consider its harsh, unscrupulous methods of obtaining power and in ruling....   [tags: Papers]

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machiavelli and the prince

- Social Life in Medieval and Early Modern Italy Nicolo Macchiavelli and The Prince At the end of the 14th century, Italy was still politically organized by city-states. Emerging as one of the most influential writers of the Renaissance, Niccolo Machiavelli was a political analyst, whose aim was to free italy from foreign rule, as well as to unite and strengthen the Italian city states. Machiavelli believed Italy could not be united unless its leader was ruthless....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Machiavelli - The Prince

- The Prince, one of the most popular and well known doctrines of political thought was also one of the greatest works of Niccoló Machiavelli. First published in 1513, The Prince was written in response to the failure of the Greek-based Italian city-states. Machiavelli wrote The Prince because, despite being a firm Republican, he was also well-documented as a strong patriot. He wanted that his people live under a free but effective government, but he decided that if his nation has to be ruled by a despotic form of government that he would rather have it be a strong yet merciful tyranny....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Prince Christian

- Salina and I often wondered why we heard so many bad things about the prince. He turned out to be a perfectly good person. “Maybe he has some angry outbursts,” I speculated, “or maybe he only gets angry when someone crosses him.” However, he never once lost his equanimity since we arrived. We decided to ask Aunt Evelyn. “On the way here,” I began, “we heard lots of bad rumour about Prince Christian but he is very different from what people said. Could you tell us, why is there such a discrepancy between him and his image?” “You heard,” she answered, “you cannot believe everything you hear....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Prince Charming and His Hand in Society

- Through the years, the human race has managed to relate the history of events through storytelling. We humans have told stories of nonfiction and fiction, through pictures and words. For example, The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, have told countless stories of the fantasy persuasion. These brothers wrote such famous stories as Cinderella and Snow White, two classic tales whose impact has changed the idea of storytelling. As time went on, many of these stories have been changed and re-written to entice the various audiences....   [tags: Perception, Relationships, Fairytale]

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The Little Prince By Chen Mengran And Niemao

- There are studies from several aspects researching into The Little Prince In domestic research situation. Like the structure of intersubjectivity, the thinking of existentialism, symbolism, the angle of the point of view and the aesthetic meanings. About the structure of intersubjectivity, a dissertation called The Little Prince Migrate from The Book and The World——The Structure of Intersubjectivity written by a master student named Li Shuangli who studied in Northwest Polytechnic University in 2009 studied the pattern about exist——search——return and illustrated the meaning of intersubjective connection, communication and return....   [tags: Writing, Meaning of life, Linguistics]

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Comparing Movies Up And The Little Prince

- For starters, there are many similarities between the movies Up and The Little Prince. There were also many differences between the movies which would be expected. Though the movies were very similar, their authors wanted their audience to get very different messages, and displayed different story lines. Up and The Little Prince were both great movies in there own ways, and displayed strong messages. Furthermore, Up begins with an old grumpy man who refuses to move his house for society, who wants to industrialize where he is living....   [tags: Boy, Female, English-language films, Girl]

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The Marketing Activities Of Prince Sports, Inc.

- Scenario MKT 113 – X2456: Prince Sports, Inc. Brenda Sewell Southern New Hampshire University In this scenario, the marketing activities of Prince Sports, Inc. will be examined. Prince Sports manufactures a large line of tennis, racquetball, squash, badminton and table tennis products. The company also manufactures clothing, bags and other accessories that would be useful to individuals in those particular sports. The company makes use of multiple different marketing strategies based on the type of equipment, level of expertise of the player and the type of media outlets that are available....   [tags: Marketing, Tennis, Social network service]

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Morals and Ethics in The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

- In The Prince, Machiavelli discusses morality and ethics concerning secular powers, specifically principalities and secular government. On the other hand, Erasmus discusses the role of morality and personal ethics with regards to religious institutions, specifically the church. While both address different institutions, both express similar viewpoints on many issues. Both agree that personal ethics and morals run thin in the institutions. However, while Machiavelli attempts to completely decouple the actions of good rulers from personal ethics, Erasmus argues that the church has lost track of its original principles down the line....   [tags: human natures, cruelty, christianity]

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The Dimensions of Morality in The Prince and The Republic of Plato

- Morality is likely the most debated topic of all time, especially in regards to our moral responsibility for each other. Throughout history many writers and philosophers have taken different angles the concept of morality and have applied it in many ways. This includes: Niccolò Machiavelli with The Prince (we will be looking at The Qualities of the Prince) and Plato with The Republic (we will be looking at the section The Allegory of the Cave. The Prince (1513) essentially lays out a how-to guide of how to obtain power and how to keep it; The Qualities of the Prince contains a list of qualities that one should appear to have while in power; this work will be used to represent the case agains...   [tags: philosophy, allegory of the cave]

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A Comprehensive Review Of The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli

- A Comprehensive Review of The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli Ryan Ardelle University of Pittsburgh ADMJ 1235: Organized Crime Professor Giunta October 21, 2014 No book has been as influential to the practice of realpolitik throughout history as Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince. This Renaissance classic is so infamous for its unorthodox lessons that the author even has a word dedicated to him – Machiavellianism – referring to the employment of cunning, deception, expediency, or duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct....   [tags: Florence, House of Medici, Political philosophy]

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The Prince and The Discourses: a Study in Sovereign Power

- When Machiavelli originally wrote The Prince at the end of 1513 and perhaps early 1514, it had been written quickly by an author who was, among other things, seeking to regain his status in the Florentine government. Since many of his colleagues in the republican government had been quickly rehabilitated and returned to service under the Medici’s, Machiavelli felt that he needed a fair advantage in order to regain his previous post. It was originally written for presentation to Giuliano de'Medici, who might have actually appreciated it....   [tags: Politics, History]

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The Scarlet Letter and The Little Prince, a Comaparison

- The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne and The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry are two novels that are quite similar, due to their authors' use of style, character actions, and setting. Their techniques contribute to the conflict and the overall effect through an exploration of the theme of guilt and blame. Although the stories seem different, there are still some similarities in both while keeping the themes of guilt and/or blame present in either novel. In The Scarlet Letter and The Little Prince, both of the authors Saint-Exupéry and Hawthorne have a similar style that uses symbolism throughout the novels to make guilt and blame contribute to the overall effect in the two wo...   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Antoine de Saint-Exupery]

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Applying Machiavelli's The Prince to Real Life

- Many people have attempted to explain their beliefs on gaining power and holding on to it as a leader or ruler. Although many people have attempted this, not many have explained it in such a way as Niccolo Machiavelli. Machiavelli’s reputation is often said to be based on one of his writings called The Prince. This handbook was written to explain how to obtain and keep political power (Norton Anthology, 182). Machiavelli’s point from this writing was to make the rule effective even if those means included the ruler being deceptive and violent (Norton Anthology, 182)....   [tags: Fidel Castro, Cuban revolution]

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Prince Klemens von Metternich and Prince Otto von Bismarck

- Prince Klemens von Metternich and Prince Otto von Bismarck can be compared to the dual sides of a Deutsche Mark, a Deutsche Mark that has sported different faces when repeatedly tossed over the years. After 1871, the Prussian-friendly German historians hailed Bismarck as the national hero who had united Germany while Metternich was deemed a failure. Then after the loss of the two world wars, the coin was again flipped, and Bismarck was seen as a bloodthirsty power monger while Metternich still carried the stigma of a failure....   [tags: Klemens von Metternich, Otto von Bismarck, Germany]

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Sex in Prince's Little Red Corvette

- 1980’s pop star Prince Rogers Nelson, better known by his pseudonym, ‘Prince’ is a recording artist whose image and songs are perceived as provocative and explicit. Prince’s songs, such as ‘Kiss’, ‘Soft and Wet’ and ‘Head’ were viewed with controversy, as the topic of sex in the 80s was not as openly accepted and direct as it is in present day media. Released in 1983, ‘Little Red Corvette’ was Prince’s first song to make Top 10 charts in the US. It can be argued that the song’s denotation describes an overly sexualized woman whom Prince feels is ruining her life with her promiscuity....   [tags: musician, song]

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PRINCE 2 Project Management Methodology

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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

- J.K. Rowling, Joanne Kathleen Rowling an English writer born July 1965 at Yate General Hospital in England (Rowling). Mrs. Rowling grew up in Chepstow, Gwent where she went to a school called Wyedan comprehensive (Rowling). Joanne left her hometown of Chepstow for Exeter University, where she earned a French and Classics degree her course including one year in Paris (Rowling). As a postgraduate she moved to London and worked as a researcher at Amnesty International among other jobs (Rowling). Joanne moved to northern Portugal, where she taught English as a foreign language (Rowling)....   [tags: Literary Review ]

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Political Ideology in The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli

- Niccolò Machiavelli transformed political theory by forming new ideas essential to the progress of Europe in the 16th century, strengthening the Heads of State in Italy, and revolutionizing views on politics through his views of power and dominance. The ideology that Niccolò Machiavelli manifested in his many political writings created a new motive for politics. Before he began his works such as The Prince and The Discourses, Machiavelli had a different idea of political thought. His ideas changed most notably from 1503 to 1513 (Mattingly 6)....   [tags: leaders, head of states, dominance]

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Honor And Glory By Hector, The Prince Of Troy

- There are many themes in The Iliad, but the most prominent one is the theme of honor and glory. Hector, the Prince of Troy, exemplifies this theme throughout the entire epic poem. Throughout the poem, Hector is faced with many difficult challenges. On countless occasions, Hector is forced to decide between doing what is best for himself and his family, or doing what is best for his country. Hector represents the theme of honor and glory by standing up for what he believes is right, fighting for his country, and never backing down from any challenges presented to him....   [tags: Achilles, Iliad, Homer, Trojan War]

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Prince Siddhartha Was Born Of King Suddhodana

- Prince Siddhartha was born of King Suddhodana, who ruled over a warrior tribe named the Sakyas, and a princess from a neighboring tribe. Her name was Maha Maya, and she was from the Koliya tribe. Both tribes were located in the north of India. Maha Maya had a dream one night that left her puzzled the next morning. In detail, she was carried up into the Himalayas, to a lake by four angels or Devas. They bathed her in the lake and clothed her. Subsequently, a white elephant with a lotus flower circled her three times and disappeared, ending the dream....   [tags: Gautama Buddha, Buddhism, Four Noble Truths]

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Comparing Orwell's "1984" and Machiavelli's "The Prince"

- When examining the totalitarian government of 1984 by George Orwell, a direct connection can be drawn to the motives and ideals associated with Niccoló Machiavelli’s The Prince. Machiavelli’s support of the political necessity as a means to remain in power resonate with the government whose aim is to “extinguish once and for all the possibility of independent thought” as a way to ensure complete political orthodoxy within the country (193). Specifically, Machiavellian thought plays an important part in 1984 as its ideas on reputation, revolution, avoiding hatred, and the use of fear to control a populace are used by INGSOC in order to maintain complete control throughout the story....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Vladimir Putin - A Modern Machiavellian Prince

- In 1513, an Italian politician by the name of Niccolo Machiavelli distributed, though privately, a political treatise called The Prince. This treatise was, essentially, a guide on how to effectively rule one's country. It's important beforehand to define exactly what a Machiavellian is, before describing one. A Machiavellian is a leader who, through his power and influence, works toward the common good of his people. This can be done through fear, through deceit, even through manipulation. It is important to understand the main principle of a Machiavellian; the end justifies the means....   [tags: Machiavellian Leadership]

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The Fresh Prince of Bel Air: Will Smith

- The Fresh Prince of Bel Air is a sitcom portraying actor Will Smith in the title role which aired on television from 1990 to 1996 (IMDB). The Fresh Prince is a comedy that showcases the efforts of a young under-privileged black teen trying to adapt to the lavish lifestyle of his wealthy relatives, whom he is sent to live with. The sitcom is actually based on the real life struggles of the producer Benny Medina. The character “Will” was sent by his mother to Bel Air to live with his aunt “Vivian Banks,” played by actresses Janet Hubert and Daphne Reid, and uncle “Philip ‘Uncle Phil’ Banks,” played by actor James Avery, to escape the inner city confines of Philadelphia....   [tags: comedy, young and poor, african american]

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Class Distinction Shown in The Prince and the Pauper

- In his book, The Prince and the Pauper, Mark Twain highlights class distinction very often. It plays an immensely important role in his novel, because Twain places his two main characters in the total extremes of the social class. Through these characters, Edward and Tom, Twain illustrates the vast difference between the high and low ends of the social class in England, shows how ignorant they were of each other, proves that a person's social status was determined by his appearance, and demonstrates that social status does not show the true worth of a person....   [tags: classism, class distinction, Mark Twain]

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Princess Mononoke, The Prince Of The Forest Village

- In the movie Princess Mononoke, the prince of the forest village, named Ashitaka was protecting his village from a rampaging boar god. The boar-god attacked his right arm and cursed him, but Ashitaka managed to kill the boar-god. He then renounced his title as prince and went out to seek a cure for the curse by moving west, where the cursed boar-god came from. Leaving the village is known to be a taboo, so he could not return. As he traveled he met a monk named Jigo. They met for a little while, but he left in the morning to continue his journey....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Man, Atypical gender role]

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The Method in the Madness of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

- Arguably the most popular of Shakespeare’s plays, Hamlet has intrigued audiences worldwide since it was penned almost four hundred years ago. Not only have audiences found the play riveting, the academic world has delved into the text trying to ascertain the nature of Hamlet’s madness. The story unfolds with the late King Hamlet appearing to his son, asking for vengeance on his brother, the King Claudius, which is an event likely to perturb the Crown Prince. Throughout the course of the drama, Hamlet endures many trials of his will and conscious, forcing him to strengthen his convictions and the methods by which he will execute them....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature ]

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Machiavelli 's The Prince, An Ideal Ruler

- Although, Machiavelli argues that an ideal ruler must be cruel, feared and unjust in order to maintain power in his paper, "The Prince", this is not necessary true. An ideal ruler must be assertive, just and filled with integrity to maintain power, prestige, and the loyalty of those he governs. An ideal leader must be assertive in the sense that he is able to stand up for himself without undue anxiety, express his beliefs and honest feelings comfortably in direct and honest ways without denying the rights of others....   [tags: Leadership, Political philosophy]

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