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Modernism : The Modern Era

- The ‘Modern’ era began, approximately, in the mid-1800s (Worthen), following its predecessor the Romantic period, which was an era that was emotionally charged ad focused on the physical relationships between characters and being one-with-nature, rather than the focus of the modernist period, which was to bring social and political issues or statements into the storyline of a script whilst still keeping the stage, characters and overall performance aesthetically pleasing for the audience of the particular period....   [tags: George Bernard Shaw, Henrik Ibsen, Anton Chekhov]

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Modernism : The Modern Era

- The ‘Modern’ era began, approximately, in the mid-1800s (Worthen), following its predecessor the Romantic period, which was an era that was emotionally charged ad focused on the physical relationships between characters and being one-with-nature, rather than the focus of the modernist period which was to bring social and political issues or statements into the storyline of a script whilst still keeping the stage, characters and overall performance aesthetically pleasing for the audience of the particular period....   [tags: George Bernard Shaw, Henrik Ibsen, Drama]

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My Teacher As A Teacher

- We all remember our teachers and for different reasons but an outstanding teacher, ones that we truly remember and cherish that memory have in some way moulded our lives. Outstanding teacher really can change lives. We often hear people say they were inspirational, they made me love school/a subject, I love being in their lessons… Whilst writing this section I reflected on my time as a primary school pupil and three very different teachers in three very different schools immediately came to mind… and probably have never been too far from my consciousness....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, George Bernard Shaw]

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What Are Your Morals Mother?

- What Are Your Morals Mother. – Mrs. Warren’s Profession George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs. Warren’s Profession is a feminist play that emphasizes the injustice and inequality towards women in society on a professional and informal aspect. Mrs. Warren’s Profession highlights the concept of iconoclasm while mocking the typical plot of a play from nineteenth century London. In doing so Shaw exposes the reader to a diverse and unprecedented point-of-view that focuses on the rocky relationship between a sentimental mother and her practical daughter....   [tags: Henrik Ibsen, George Bernard Shaw, Woman, Morality]

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I 've Know My Mawmaw

- From Brewton to New Orleans I’ve know my mawmaw, Marie Knauer, since the day I was born. She has been married to my pawpaw, Earle Knauer, for sixty-four years. When I was small I would go to my mawmaw and pawpaw’s house for the day while my parents were at work and she would make me cheese and crackers while I watched tv until my PawPaw was done working at his drafting table and wanted his tv back. When Katrina hit in 2005 my mawmaw and pawpaw moved in with our family because St. Bernard parish had flooded and their house was destroyed....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Parent, St. Bernard Parish]

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An Analysis of "The Magic Barrel"

- An Analysis of "The Magic Barrel" Bernard Malamud's short story The Magic Barrel takes place in uptown New York and is centered around Leo Finkle, a rabbinical student who is about to be ordained. In hopes that being married may help him win over a congregation, Finkle solicits the help of a marriage broker by the name of Pinye Salzman. Salzman presents Leo with card after card each representing a potential marriage candidate. The number of possible suitors is so great that Salzman claims to have a barrel filled with these cards....   [tags: American Literature]

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Moral Luck

- The case of moral luck was introduced by Williams Bernard and developed by Thomas Nagel in their articles respectively. Both raised the question whether luck can influence the judgment of morality. In this essay, the definition of moral luck and four kinds of moral luck by Williams and Nagel will be discussed through several case examples, and then followed with some arguments from Judith Andre, Donna Dickenson and David Enoch and Andrei Marmor who disagree with the concept of moral luck. Let take a simple example from Nagel’s paper to acquire a brief understanding on the idea of moral luck....   [tags: Analysis, Williams Bernard]

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Gender Roles and Stereotypes Explored in Judy Mann's The Difference and Bernard Lefkowitz's Our Guys

- Gender Roles and Stereotypes Explored in Judy Mann's The The Difference: Growing Up Female in America and Bernard Lefkowitz's Our Guys Gender stereotypes are common in the United States today, even though many men and women have been working hard to defeat it. The task is made difficult however, when society in general implants the idea of gender roles into the mind of a child. Two authors, Judy Mann of The Difference and Bernard Lefkowitz of Our Guys face the issue of gender roles and stereotypes, and how they affect our lives today....   [tags: Gender Roles Stereotypes]

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Waiting for Godot and The House of Bernarda Alba

- In the plays Waiting for Godot and The House of Bernarda Alba, life and death are significant concepts. Life is meaningless in Godot as they merely wait until death, whilst Bernarda Alba depicts futility of life without passion, love or freedom. The House of Bernarda Alba, through Adela’s rebellious spirit signifies living a life that is passionate, while in Waiting for Godot Beckett seems to imply that life is meaningless. Whilst Waiting for Godot focuses more on the metaphorical aspect of death, The House of Bernarda Alba takes on the literal death through Adela’s suicide....   [tags: Waiting For Godot Essays]

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The House of Bernarda Alba and A Doll's House

- Federico Garcia Lorca's “The House of Bernarda Alba” and Henrik Ibsen's “A Doll's House” both protest against the confinement of women of their days. Although the Houses are set differently in Spain of 20th century and Norway of 19th century respectively, both the plays relate in illuminating their respective female protagonists, Adela and Nora, as they eventually develop a sense of individuality and self-expression, emerging as free individuals from repression. The authors’ attempts to do so allow the audience to gain an insight into the social norms that each protagonist was pitted against....   [tags: Feminism]

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A Doll's House and the House of Bernarda Alba

- Federico Garcia Lorca's “The House of Bernarda Alba” and Henrik Ibsen's “A Doll's House” both protest against the confinement of women of their days. Although the Houses are set differently in Spain of 20th century and Norway of 19th century respectively, both the plays relate in illuminating their respective female protagonists, Adela and Nora, as they eventually develop a sense of individuality and self-expression and emerge as free individuals from repression. The authors’ attempts allow the reader audience to gain an insight into the social norms that each protagonist was pitted against....   [tags: Feminism, Literary Analysis]

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What is Right and Wrong with Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe's Regiment

- Analysis The First thing to be analyzed pertaining to the book Sharpe’s regiment is that the basic idea of the beginning incident of the book where the British parliament does not want to send soldiers to the Spain or continue to fund the war. The book portrays this parliament quarrel as a major setback for the British fighting throughout the Spanish conflict. Throughout the beginning of the book Major Sharpe is fighting in Spain, but after the battle of Vitoria he needs reinforcements in order to continue fighting do to the losses in battle (the depiction of the battle of Vitoria will be addressed in depth later on)....   [tags: british, war, slum]

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Vegetarian and Vegans in America Today by Doctor Bernard

- “The Earth is so big. We can’t possible have any lasting, harmful impact on the Earth’s environment.”1 In the documentary, The Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore presents a brief synopsis of some of the outcomes that global warming has played on our delicate Earth. Mr. Gores objective is to “…separate truth from fiction…” by providing various statistics, charts, equations, pictures, while including his personal life experiences. The data gathered, and the trends of different climatological graphs, were introduced to the public in order to provide a finer comprehension of the situation at hand....   [tags: health, cancer, diet]

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Eliza as a Strong, Assertive Woman in Pygmalion

- Eliza as a Strong, Assertive Woman in Pygmalion Bernard Shaw’s comedy Pygmalion presents the journey of an impoverished flower girl into London’s society of the early 20th century. Professor Higgins proposes a wager to his friend Colonel Pickering that he can take a common peddler and transform her into royalty. Eliza Doolittle is the pawn in the wager. But little does Higgins know the change will go far beyond his expectations: Eliza transforms from a defensive insecure girl to a fully confident,strong, and independent woman....   [tags: George Bernard Shaw Pygmalion Essays]

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Equality and Social Class in Pygmalion

- Equality and Social Class in Pygmalion      The idea of ranking individuals based upon their wealth and behaviors has endured through all cultures, countries, and times.  George Benard Shaw's Pygmalion addresses an individual's capability to advance through society, an idea as old as social distinction.  Shaw does so through the social parable of a young English flower girl named Eliza Dolittle, who after receiving linguistic training assumes the role of a duchess.  She receives instruction, as a bet, by a self-absorbed language professor named Henry Higgens.  However, Eliza does not take her social ascension alone, as she is joined by her drunken father Alfred P....   [tags: George Bernard Shaw Pygmalion Essays]

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Changes in Eliza in Pygmalion

- Changes in Eliza in Pygmalion Before Eliza first encountered Mr. Higgins, she was simply a dirty, yet caring girl in the gutter of London. During her time with both Mr. Higgins and Colonel Pickering, Eliza did change, for the fist few weeks of her stay in Wimpole Street, she questioned everything that Higgins asked her to do, and generally couldn't see how they would help her. Later, Eliza begins to understand that Higgins, as harsh as he is, is trying to do his best to teach her, and therefore should be respected....   [tags: George Bernard Shaw Pygmalion Essays]

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Lester Scenario: Investment Alternatives Benchmarking

- Investment Alternatives Benchmarking for Bernard Lester Whether it’s a strong competitive market or the effectiveness of shareholders maximizing shareholders wealth has become the norm for the global production market. Companies have found different operational strategies to convert less than profitable corporation into long-term profit maximizing corporation. Corporate CEO’s and financial manager must distinguish between growth or operational wealth, which will determine the possibilities of growth maximization, defining current and projected values to shareholder, examining growth opportunities, and increase market values....   [tags: Investment Alternatives Benchmarking Bernard Leste]

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Paul Bernardo

- Paul Bernardo The urge shot through the mans body, uncontrollable, like sharks in a feeding frenzy. He could only quench his feverish desires by carrying out unspeakable devilish acts. The victim didn't matter, no thought was given to any implications of the satanic rituals. Several times Bernardo resorted to defecating of human beings in order to satisfy his sick and abnormal urges. Paul Bernardo's lustful and diverted sexual desires sprouted from the influence of pornography. Pornography caused him to fixate on anal intercourse, and violent, dominant sex....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Natural

- The Natural The Natural written by Bernard Malamud was a very well written book. I really am not a big fan of baseball but I did enjoy this novel. This book is about never giving up no matter how bad the situations gets. Roy Hobbs wanted to be the best baseball player that ever lived, who broke all the records, and when he went walking down the street he wanted people to say, “Hey that’s Roy Hobbs,the greatest player of all times.” He would have been excellent and could have played baseball for many years, but someone didn’t want that....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Bernardo Bertolucci

- Bernardo Bertolucci Bernardo Bertolucci is an expressionist filmmaker in the sense that the style of his films transgresses the realities of everyday life and the traditional cinematic way of depicting it. He achieves this through many techniques such as original camera shots or compositions that only we, behind the camera, could see. Bertolucci also paints his films in a light that creates a surrealist or "metarealist" mood and aura. The Conformist is shot with camera angles that evoke an avant-guarde style of cinematography....   [tags: Papers]

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Sympathy for Two Characters in Brave New World

- Sympathy for Two Characters in Brave New World Bernard Marx and John "the savage" are both outcasts in their societies. Haunted by their own inadequacies and inability to fit in. They are the two characters in "Brave New World" whom, for numerous reasons and in many ways, the reader can feel the most sympathy for. Bernard's physical appearance was one of his main insecurities and so he can be sympathised with because of it. As an Alpha male, society expected him to be taller, better looking and more masculine than he was....   [tags: Brave New World Bernard Max John Essays]

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The House of Bernarda Alba

- The play "The House Of Bernarda Alba" gives an interesting portrayal of a middle class home consisting entirely of women. The plot is set in a small town, middle class house in a society dominated by men. It is believed to be set somewhere in Spain in the 1930s. The play was written in a time when the suppression of woman was still strong. The mother, the head of the household, does everything she believes is necessary to keep her house within a good social standing in the town. The mother had become the master of the house after her husband died, which makes her work harder to keep a good reputation for her house of women....   [tags: European Literature]

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German Guilt in Bernhard Schlink's The Reader

- Every year or so, something happens in the media that brings us all back to the atrocities of World War II, and the German persecution of the Jews. It seems that the horrors of that time can only be digested and understood in small bites. How else can we personalize and comprehend a tragedy of that magnitude. Most of what we read and view in the media about the holocaust is a perspective from the Jewish experience. Recently, however, a question has been posed in regards to finding closure with that troubling piece of history from the German conscience....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The House of Bernarda Alba

- The House of Bernarda Alba Federico Garcia Lorca was born in 1898 and died in 1936, he lived through one of the most troubling times of Spain's history. He grew up in Granada, Spain, and enjoyed the lifestyle and countryside of Spain. His father was a wealthy farmer and his mother was a school teacher and encouraged his love of literature, art, and music. He was an extremely talented man. A respectable painter, a fine pianist, and an accomplished writer. He was close friends with some of Spain's most talented people, including musician Manuel de Falla, and painter Salvador Dali....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The House of Bernarda Alba

- The House of Bernarda Alba The National theatre Choose one production that you have seen and which you particularly enjoyed and discuss the aspects which made it so successful. The House of Bernarda Alba is a tragedy by Lorca which was set in Spain in the early 1930’s during the Spanish civil war and is about five daughters whose life’s resolve around their mother Bernarda Alba. The girls are repressed by there mother which could be why he wrote this play, to express his feelings and show through the characters how he felt during life as he was repressed for being gay “better never to lay eyes on a man, never to have seen one’....   [tags: Drama]

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Bernie Madoff And The Securities And Exchange Commission

- The Story of Bernie Madoff and the Securities and Exchange Commission Ponzi schemes are a continuing problem in the investment world and can only be stopped if the Securities and Exchange Commission does better safe guarding investors’ money. This paper will address Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme and how he was able to steal billions of dollars from investors. The reasons why the SEC responded so slowly to Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, and what can be done in the future to make sure another Ponzi scheme of this magnitude does not happen again....   [tags: Bernard Madoff]

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Coral Reefs : A Study Conducted By Bernhard Riegl And Sam Purkis

- Coral Reefs. These amazing organisms play a huge role in the lives of millions of people, as well as on countless species of animals and plants, in more ways than one might imagine. They serve to protect coastlines from major storms, they provide shelter to countless species of fish and aquatic vegetation, and they help to bolster economies in areas surrounding them as tourist attractions. Is coral incredible. Yes. Is it invincible. No. A study conducted by Bernhard Riegl and Sam Purkis serves to demonstrate the fragility of these coral reefs, not only studied, but also, coral reefs around the world; as well as to call into question the actions of society and their effects on the environment...   [tags: Coral reef, Coral, Algae, Population]

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Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka: Canadian Rapists/Murderers

- Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka: Canadian Rapists/Murderers Paul Bernardo was a well liked child by all the parents in the neighbourhood, he was pleasant and friendly.  Although, when he was a sixteen, he got into an argument with his mother and she told him about how he was a illegitimate child and showed him the picture of his real father for whom she had an affair with.  Paul was devastated and after the incident he did not get along with his mother.  He started to hang around a tough crowd of people, had a terrible temper and enjoyed humiliating women publicly....   [tags: Canada]

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Contradictions of Character in George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion

- “Manners are the happy way of doing things” according to Ralph Waldo Emerson. According to Emerson people use manners as a front to make themselves look better. Inherently, this will lead to a contradiction of the front and the reality. One such man who is most concerned with manners is the protagonist of Shaw’s Pygmalion, Professor Henry Higgins. Higgins is a man who displays contradictions within his character. He is in the business of teaching proper manners, although lacks them himself. In addition, Higgins is an intelligent man, and yet he is ignorant of the feelings of those around him....   [tags: Professor Henry Higgins]

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Hamlet by William Shakespeare

- Hamlet seemed like a very intresting book to me, because of the series of unfortunate events were more like a domino affect. Their was no space in between these events. The death of Hamlets father to him loosing his sanity from learning the truth about his fathers death. The death of Ophealias father and that leading to her own. It taking hamlet to realize he loved ophelia after she died. In the begnning when Horation, Marcellus, and Bernardo witnessed Hamlets father ghost walking the nights. Horatio tried to speak to him, but he would not respond....   [tags: ghost, marcelo, bernardo]

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The Reader 's Book, By Alexandra De La Rosa

- The Reader Book Review, by Alexandra De La Rosa. (Vintage International, 1995, 218pp. $11.35) Bernhard Schlink is a German lawyer, philosopher, and writer. He wrote the book The Reader which is semi-autobiographical. The book tells a story of how a fifteen year old boy falls in love with a thirty-six year old women. The book is set in 1950s Germany after World War II. In part one of the book the relationship between Hanna and Michael develops. Michael meets Hanna when he gets sick on his way home and she helps him and takes him home....   [tags: The Reader, Bernhard Schlink, Writing]

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Love Despite Dominance in Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel and The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico Garcia Lorca

- Literature often words complex phenomena, which otherwise possibly remain ignored. One example of such complex phenomena is the coexistence of two contradictory elements, dominance and love. Dominant personalities in Like Water for Chocolate and The House of Bernarda Alba, Mama Elena and Bernarda Alba respectively, do not explicitly display love towards their daughters, but it is revealed by their behaviour and uncharacteristic actions. Some elements of characterization or narrative mode in both the works try to limit the reader’s perception of the dominant personalities to their static characteristics....   [tags: Compare and Contrast]

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The Impact of Marriage in "Like Water for Chocolate" by Laura Esquivel and "The House of Bernarda Alba" by Federico Garcia Lorca

- Marriage is an important theme in the plays, ‘A Doll’s House’ written by Henrik Ibsen, and ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ written by Federico Garcia Lorca. Though the concept of marriage is two people living together through love and companionship, it revolves around the duties and principals put up by the society. Both of these books share anachronistic views of marriage where marriage is not an emotional attachment between two entities but a social engagement between two entities of similar wealth and power....   [tags: Compare and Contrast]

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A Business Man Who Made Unethical Business Decisions

- Bernie Madoff, villain or simply a business man who made unethical business decisions. This is a question that many people have asked since he was caught and sentenced for perpetuating a global Ponzi scheme. What we do know is that Madoff’s unethical actions led to the cash losses of at least $20 billion for his clients. This caused the financial devastation of pension funds, hospitals, and universities across the globe. His actions had a devastating affect not just on the social elite but nonprofit organizations and working class people looking to retire to name a few....   [tags: Ponzi scheme, Bernard Madoff, Ethics]

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Movie Review : ' Psycho '

- When watching the Hitchcock film Psycho through the lens of this quote, the viewer begins to notice more of the bird motif throughout the film. This even includes the things that seem so slight and insignificant but help to draw a parallel between Marion and Norman. There are several instances in this film where the birds motif appears. The first time the birds motif appears in this film seems minor and insignificant because at this point in the movie, the viewer doesn 't even know that the birds are significant and will help to draw a parallel between two characters....   [tags: Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock, Bernard Herrmann]

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A Report On The Pyramid Scheme

- Couple of years ago my brother told me about this good samaritan in his class that inroduced him to a job that can yeild millions in no time. Thos class mate “good samaritan” explain this job as a program rather than an everyday job. He claims you are enrolled by investing a small amount in the program then you become a recruiting agent for the program, the new investors also invest in this great program and whoever recruited the new recruiter gets a share of the investment. As a fresh graduate this sounded great but as an Accounting Major it rang too many illegalities and fraud, I just couldn’t phantom it....   [tags: Ponzi scheme, Bernard Madoff, Fraud]

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Henrik Isben's A Doll’s House and Frederico Garcia's The House of Bernarda Alba

- Henrik Isben's A Doll’s House and Frederico Garcia's The House of Bernarda Alba The House of Bernarda Alba and A Doll's House, by Frederico Garcia Lorca and Henrik Ibsen respectively, are two similar plays written at different times. In 1964, Frederico's The House of Bernarda Alba debuted in Madrid Spain, thirty-one years after it's birth in 1933. It pioneered the style of surrealistic imagery, popular folklore and was written in prose. A Doll's House was published in 1879 and appeared on stage that year in Copenhagen....   [tags: Compare Contrast House Garcia Doll Essays]

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Federico Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba and Isabel Allende's The House of the Spirits

- Federico Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba and Isabel Allende's The House of the Spirits Society, and its influences upon the characters, plays a pivotal role in the development of the story in Federico Lorca's "The House of Bernarda Alba" and Isabel Allende's "The House of the Spirits." Though the characters in each literary work were influenced by a range of societal pressures, three major influences dominate both works. The Church, male dominance over women, and socio-economic status (in other words, one's social class) are all sources of the greatest societal pressures upon the characters....   [tags: Alba allende House Spirits Essays]

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The Usage of the Motif of Eyes in Federico Garcia Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba

- The Usage of the Motif of Eyes to Illustrate Defiance, Effects of Repression and Confinement, and Foreshadow in Federico Garcia Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba Although the human body functions the best when all five senses work, the sense of sight is arguably the most important of the senses. With that intact, it is definitely easier to get by because one will always be aware of the events occurring around him or her. In Federico Garcia Lorca’s “The House of Bernarda Alba”, the motif of eyes and sight is prevalent, and is used for various purposes: to show rebellion against a greater force, to show the effects of repression and confinement, and as well as a way of foreshadowing....   [tags: English Literature]

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- English A Summer’s Reading Respect is a very dominant and important factor in the story of Bernard Malamud, “A Summer’s Reading.” The reach for respect from the people around him causes a lot of dilemma within the main character, George Stoyonovic. And those dilemmas led to consequences that George hated. George, a high school drop out, can not get any job during one summer. He decides to read the magazines found at home. But when he met Mr. Cattanzara, he immediately lies about the hundred books he is reading, in order for Mr....   [tags: English Literature]

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Task Force Group II : Module For Reljj Bank

- AML Task Force Group II: CDD Module for RELJJ Bank Jagjeet Bhamra Rosa Gutierrez Erica Means Lizbeth Pineda Jacqueline Takyi-Yeboah Roosevelt University   At RELJJ Bank, we are committed to customer satisfaction and ensuring that our customers banking activities are both private and safe for all parties involved. The banking institution community has evolved over the last decades thanks to the introduction of the internet and exposure to the national and international banking markets....   [tags: JPMorgan Chase, Bank, Bernard Madoff, Banking]

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The Case Of The Bernie Madoff Case

- Life, has it’s many challenges and benefits, but with this comes CHOICE. Everyday we face choices; good-bad, happy-sad, anger-joy, and RIGHT-WRONG. Sometimes it’s not that black and white and sometimes it’s nothing but. Such as it was with the Bernie Madoff case. He may have had a plan that might have given his clients what he said, and thought that by the time that they needed and wanted their monies the plan would come together, but as he earned the TRUST of many and it became EASY, then it became easier and easier....   [tags: Bernard Madoff, Ponzi scheme, Morality, Ethics]

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Gabriel García Márquez) and The House of Bernarda Alba (Frederico García Lorca)

- Chronicle of a Death Foretold, by Gabriel García Márquez and “The House of Bernarda Alba”, by Frederico García Lorca People will do and say almost anything to protect their reputations. Their reputations become such a large part of their lives that their thoughts and actions revolve around protecting and maintain them. In Chronicle of a Death Foretold, by Gabriel García Márquez and “The House of Bernarda Alba”, by Frederico García Lorca, the characters focus their lives on building and maintaining good reputations....   [tags: essays papers]

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Pygmalion's Obsession with the Statue of Cyprus

- Pygmalion's Obsession with the Statue of Cyprus Pygmalion decided to portray women as he searched for the most perfect being and he hadn't found any in Cyprus. He placed all his love and wishfulness in his statues and so the most beautiful of his creations was sculpted. Pygmalion, being a man, and having 'animal' urges, must have wanted a partner to share his emotions and get frisky with, so this was the perfect idea for him. What could be better, a woman with beautiful looks, and never talks back or argues with you....   [tags: Bernard Shaw Pygmalion Relationships Essays]

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The Character of Henry Higgins in Pygmalion

- Shaw has often been criticized for his inability to create well- developed round characters. His characters are usually seen as mere puppets propelled by the crisis of the plot or as mouthpieces for his socialist viewpoint. However in Pygmalion,, Shaw vindicates himself of these charges by the creation of rounded and life-like characters such as Higgins and Eliza. Clearly they are not authorial stooges. They have a peculiar quality that leaves a lasting imprint on the reader's memory. But there is some truth in the charge that Shaw created a mouthpiece for his own ideas and the character of Alfred Doolittle is a case in point....   [tags: Character Analysis, George Bernard Shaw]

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Character Analysis of Roy Hobbs in the Natural

- The Natural "He was like a hunter stalking a bear, a whale, or maybe the sight of a single fleeing star the way he went after that ball (Malamud, 162)." Since he is young, Roy Hobbs has great ability and amazing talent in baseball. However, just like a tragic hero in Greek myth, those ones who fight for their honor, but fail because of their hubris or the desire of being such immortal and an aspects of not accepting the truth and reality, Roy Hobbs' hubris, ambition and a desire for fame and his fortune really tell that he is a tragic hero....   [tags: attitude, limitation, hero]

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Animals Should not be Kept in a Box

- ... I have always been willing to debate with anyone who agrees with the imprisonment of animals. I believe that imprisonment in this case is mistreatment and a form of cruelty; I have adapted a new living style of being a vegan. Not only do I disagree with the concept of zoos, but I also find the process of butchering animals into meals unethical and cruel. Also inserting drugs to make bird feathers fall off, breaking the breaks of young fowl while they are still alive, and beating sows up with sharp sticks until they die are atrocities to the highest degree....   [tags: zoos, cruelty, habitats]

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Minor Characters' Impact on Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's play, Death of a Salesman

- Minor Characters' Impact on Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's play, Death of a Salesman In the Arthur Miller play Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman comes in contact with several characters, many of whom prompt him to examine his past as well as his conscience. Charley's son Bernard is such a character. Lacking dimension and depth of character, Bernard functions primarily as a foil to expose Willy's tragic and pathetic nature. The other characters have no real interaction with Willy that would allow for development....   [tags: Death Salesman essays]

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Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- How valuable is the protection of individuality. In a society dominated by falsified, scientifically manufactured happiness, individuality proves a rarity. Aldous Huxley’s speculative novel, Brave New World, demonstrates the consequences of this type of impassive society. Bernard, Helmholtz, and John are all unique from their peers, and they think individually as a result. Because of their individuality, the group is ultimately banned from civilization and sent to a remote location. Being segregated because of appearance or mental capacity and not subject to society’s influences stimulates individuality; however, the knowledge and truth correlating with individuality comes at a price, in thi...   [tags: story and literary analysis]

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Analysis Of Sherman Alexie 's ' Brave New World '

- In Brave New World the social conditioning causes the characters to struggle with their acceptance of their place within society. In Sherman Alexie’s Blasphemy the hereditary ties to the modern and Indian culture causes a strife among the characters. In both works, characters such as Bernard and the narrator from The Toughest Indian in the World are seen to initially struggle with their self-identify through internal thought. However, their internal struggle soon seeps through to the exterior, which causes a defining act....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Sociology]

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Brave New World Character Analysis

- Brave New World Character Analysis Every dystopia story has that one person that is special because they see thing differently when placed a world of adversity. Brave New World is a novel by Aldous Huxley which is set in the future and is meant to parody our current society by going to the extreme with certain aspect of society. The aspect of society are questioned by the character Bernard who is meant to be the person that goes against the social norms and the character the reader loves and roots for....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Outcasts in Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

- Aldous Huxley once wrote, “If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.” This is clearly a statement about public acceptance and tolerance of dissimilar people. Aldous’ beliefs can be seen in his book, Brave New World by two outcast characters, John Savage and Bernard Marx. Bernard and John are both outspoken about their ideas on society, but differ in their actions when faced with temptations. Although many citizens are conditioned to appreciate the community they live in, both Bernard and John are frank and communicate their controversial views openly....   [tags: controversial, citizens, government, society]

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The American Dream and a Lost Eden in The Tenants

- The Tenants is one of the most accomplished novels from a writer Malamud who is one of the finest post-war American novelists. The novel describes the confrontation of two writers – one Jewish, the other African-American and probes into the nature of the art of writing. His novels exhibit an interlacing of fantasy and reality with equal importance on moral obligation. The setting of the novel at issue is New York City, where the theme of self exploration is gradually developed through the contrast between two writers, one Jewish and the other black, struggling to survive in an urban ghetto....   [tags: Interplay between Realism and Fantasy]

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Control Theories And The Application Of Control Theory

- This paper describe about different types of control theories and the application of control theory in real world context. Social control theory is based on philosophical principles that individuals automatically would commit crime if they left alone with situation. In other words, we, all are born with criminal characteristics and learn to follow laws as we grow in society. Many sociologist and criminologist have suggested that acceptance of social norms and beliefs are a vital evidence of someone is a reputed member in society or a criminal....   [tags: Sociology, Social control theory, Criminology]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- Modern society is filled with ever-growing, ever-changing technology that, for the most part, is not harmful to its users. In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, Huxley demonstrates the impact scientific technology plays on the lives of Bernard and Lenina. Aldous Huxley grew up with a grandfather that was a well-known Victorian scientist by the name of Thomas Henry Huxley, who was a popularizer of Darwinism. Despite the expectation of Huxley to be a rationalist and skeptical advocate of empirical science, He was also related to a famous Victorian schoolmaster named Dr....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Sophi What Was The Name Of Your Friends Or Family Have Any Nicknames For You?

- Sophia: Okay so the first question is, what is your full name and did any of your friends or family have any nicknames for you. Bernard: Well my full name is uh… Bernard Maggio, well Bernard Joseph Maggio. And nicknames, well let me see...uh there was dove,stuff, benny brooklyn...hmm and there’s probably a few others but those three will do. Sophia: What was the significance of those nicknames. Bernard: Well they called my dove because it was a peaceful sign, when I was just the opposite of being peaceful....   [tags: High school, Middle school, School terminology]

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Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- ... It’s this disposition to so bluntly live life without meaning, however, that makes her role in the novel so important. Lenina, in a sense, is the rest of society. Throughout the novel, Lenina’s character remains constant; therefore, she has not changed in from any two points of the story. Lenina, however, desperately struggles to win over John the Savage. Lenina’s strength and weakness in the novel is her conformity. 4. Helmholtz Helmholtz Watson is a socially superior Alpha-plus lecturer at the College of Emotional Engineering....   [tags: character description, analysis]

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The Loss of Individuality in the Strive for Power: Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- The love of Power and its grasp on humanity is exemplified in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. In Huxley’s dystopian society, access to power is limited; it is allowed only to those who have been conditioned to gain it. "We also predestine and condition. We decant our babies as socialized human beings, as Alphas or Epsilons, as future sewage workers or […] future Directors of Hatcheries." Power in Brave New World initiates from eliminating choice but also from giving the illusion of choice, thus, erasing any conception of choice....   [tags: Subordinate Gender, World State]

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Analysis Of ' O Brave New World '

- 1. The title refers to what John anticipates and initially thinks about the world outside the savage reservation. When Bernard invites him to go to London, he says, “O brave new world that has such people in it. Let’s start at once” (139). He soon realizes that the society is corrupt and unjust, the opposite of his dreams and hopes. 2. The plot takes place mostly in London and the savage reservation in 632 AF (After Ford created the Model T). In addition, the higher level castes work at the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Story Summary of Brave New World

- Brave New World opens in the Central London Hatching and Conditioning Center, where the Director of the Hatchery and Henry Foster are giving a tour to a group of boys. The boys learn about the Bokanovsky Process, which allows the Hatchery to produce thousands of nearly identical human embryos. During the gestation period the embryos travel in bottles along a conveyor belt through a large factory building, and are conditioned to belong to one of five castes: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, or Epsilon....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Brave New World - Unit Essay

- In 1932; Aldous Huxley published the classic novel Brave New World. The novel is about a futuristic controlled utopian/dystopian society, which seems successful and stable, yet evil and uncompassionate. The regime of Brave New World strongly enforces the indulgence in drugs and casual sex, caste systems, along with other various issues that would be considered unethical in our present Western society. Although Brave New World has many literary values; the novel’s most apparent literary value lies in the concept of establishing a fake morality....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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George Orwell 's Brave New World

- Happiness is an emotion effect defined by positive surroundings. It is been proven that to reach happiness, you will have to surround yourself by the people that truly makes you happy. When it comes to the topic of comparing two characters from different novels features some similarities, most of us readily agree that they both live in a different society from us. They were also treated differently, though, it isn’t impossible to think that they do have some sort of similarities. Where this argument usually ends, however, is on the question of what are some of the differences and similarities of these characters side by side....   [tags: Brave New World, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Marriage]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Brave New World Analysis Paper Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is a fascinating tale of a utopia with no possible way of ever being disrupted. That is, until Alpha-Plus Bernard Marx brings a savage into their type of normalcy. Along with this plot, symbols and countless complex concepts make the book an educational experience worthwhile. Thomas C. Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor helps to show these concepts to an inexperienced reader. Some of the many literary elements the author includes are how all works are connected, how every trip is a quest, and of course, irony....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Love, Island]

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Analysis of major characters in 1984

- Analysis of Major Characters John - Although Bernard Marx <javascript:CharacterWindow('http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/bravenew/terms/char_2.html', '0b1405ef1f', 500);> is the primary character in Brave New World up until his visit with Lenina <javascript:CharacterWindow('http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/bravenew/terms/char_4.html', '55db940fc2', 500);> to the Reservation, after that point he fades into the background and John becomes the central protagonist. John first enters the story as he expresses an interest in participating in the Indian religious ritual from which Bernard and Lenina recoil....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Police Arrested Himself And Locked Him Up

- “They caught him though and locked him up.” Lewis argued. “So the police arrested him?” I asked. Lewis and Ashley scoffed at the question. “No way Kade. Thieves don 't call the police on thieves.” Lewis said. “Yeah.” Ashley chimed. “After Villion took him down, He put him in a secret dungeon here at the school with an un-breakable lock cell.” “Whoa. So, he is still here somewhere at the school?” I asked not able to believe what I was hearing. “No probably not.” Ashley laughed. “It 's just an old rumor....   [tags: Debut albums, 2008 singles, 2006 singles]

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Emile Durkheim 's Anomie Theory

- According to Bernard, Snipes and Gerould (2010), Robert K. Merton adopted Emile Durkheim’s anomie theory, which Durkheim defined as the breakdown of social norms or rules, as a result of rapid social changes. In other words, anomie refers to a breakdown in the ability of society to regulate the natural appetites of individuals (Bernard et. al., 2010). Merton, however, argued that many of the appetites of individuals are not natural, instead, they are a product of American society. As stated by Bernard et....   [tags: Sociology, Anomie, Working class, Criminology]

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Alan Paton's Cry the Beloved Country

- When Alan Paton wrote Cry, The Beloved Country in 1948, it was clear that he intended to leave an enduring impression of a time in which social structures seemed to almost insult the concept of a common humanity (Malamud). The story, which revolves around two men’s quest to find, both literally and figuratively, their sons, beautifully articulates the countless struggles that humans face in the endeavor to understand and better their world. The novel is exceptional given that Paton illustrates the chaos of emotions associated with trying to comprehend the morality of an individual....   [tags: historical and biographical analysis]

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Different Components That Make Up One 's Leadership Style

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The Passage Of Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Situate the Passage: The passage takes place in the seventh chapter of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley where the two primary protagonists, Lenina and Bernard, two alphas from the World’s State, are visiting the reservation, which is outside their society, to witness the life of a community still subsisting the “outdated way” where people do not have the technology to stay young, healthy and without children who are being created by machines. Plot Indication: Lenina and Bernard are alone on the reservation while their guide went for enlightenments....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Grades and Self-Esteem

- Death of a Salesman, and research performed by the American Psychological Society (subsequently renamed the Association for Psychological Science) show how grades and self-esteem share a direct correlation. In Death of a Salesman Biff and Bernard both demonstrate how grades and self-esteem correlate. In Death of a Salesman, Willie Lowman’s son Biff fails math in high school, because of this failure. Biff loses his self-esteem and therefore is unsuccessful. However, in contrast, Bernard passes all of his classes and is successful....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, students, grading]

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Self-Esteem and Grading

- ... From here, he spiraled downward. Biff lost his self-esteem when he realized his failure. Upon his failure Biff went in search of his father for reassurance. The reassurance that everything would be alright, and that he wasn’t as he believed himself to be, a failure. Biff shows a correlation between grades and self-esteem. Biff failed math, therefore he lost his self-esteem. When Biff lost his self-esteem he lost his drive to be successful. Biff’s loss of self-esteem made it so he lost the drive needed to be successful....   [tags: Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman]

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Aldous Huxley's Brave New World and Political and Social Ideas

- The characters in Aldous Huxley&#8217;s Brave New World represent certain political and social ideas. Huxley used what he saw in the world in which he lived to form his book. From what he saw, he imagined that life was heading in a direction of a utopian government control. Huxley did not imagine this as a good thing. He uses the characters of Brave New World to express his view of utopia being impossible and detrimental. One such character he uses to represent the idealogy behind this is Bernard Marx....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Everyone’s days are filled with choices. They start of small; what to eat for breakfast, what shirt to wear, whether or not it worth chancing it by giving the dog full roam of the house while the brand new unmarked shoes sit peacefully next to the bed. Throughout the day and throughout one’s life, the choices gradually grow bigger and bigger, until suddenly someone is faced with a decision that the consciously know will alter the course of the life. In a world so full of choice, it is hard to imagine any kind of society where they do not exit....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Mediation For The Mediation Process

- Facilitative mediation, according to Zumeta, “is an approach in which the mediator structures a process to assist the parties in reaching a mutually agreeable resolution” (Zumeta, 2000, as cited in Folberg, Milne, & Salem, 2004, pg. 32). The mediator is dedicated to the overall process of the mediation, rather than the outcome. This “process oriented” approach to mediation ensures the clients are the center of the process, communication is central, and the talks are interest based rather than position based....   [tags: Mediation, Negotiation, Bargaining]

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Brave New World

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Analysis Of The Book ' Brave New World '

- Brave New World did not start off with a quest; in fact, the quest did not take place until the middle of the book. The quest consisted of: a) a quester: John; b) a place to go: the “new world” or civilized London; c) a stated reason to go there: to see how John’s mother’s stories compared to the real world. John heard euphoric details about the other world so he wanted to experience them himself. Due to feeling like an outcast from being white in an Indian-filled society, John wanted a change; d) challenges and trials en route: Civilized life was nothing like John expected, he hated it even....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, We, Island]

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A Modern World Of The World State Director

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Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

- The play, Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, set in the last century, centers around Willy Lowman, a traveling salesman in New England. The play grows out of Willy’s serious mental illness resulting from a disparity between reality and Willy’s idealistic goals of success. Willy’s visions of success through abundant material wealth deviate as Willy struggles to provide for his wife, Linda, and his two sons. As a result of his apparent failure of success, Willy tries to live vicariously through his son, Biff Lowman, who appears to have the ability to be a successful businessman by Willy’s standards....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller, Success]

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Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

- Multiple forms of parent and child relations are portrayed throughout the play Death of a Salesman, written by Arthur Miller. Throughout the play, it is seen that Willy Loman and his son 's relationship is all over with its ups and downs; this also occurs with Willy’s wife, Linda, and their sons. Also, other parent and child relations are seen throughout the play with Charley and his son Bernard, which can also be seen as another type of peculiar relationship. In Death of a Salesman, relationships between child and parent can be analyzed by the changes, differences and the effects it had on the people....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, Family, Arthur Miller]

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Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

- Aldous Huxley explores the concept of a utopian and human perfection in his novel, Brave New World. The story is about a world in which controllers have created order for the citizens of the world. They have also gained obedience from practically every person. Children are no longer born, they are grown. In these factories, children are conditioned and brainwashed into becoming whatever the Controllers, the leaders of this global government, wish them to be. As such a society in which everyone has a place and a purpose is born....   [tags: Community, Identity, Stability]

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