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Thucydides Of The Peloponnesian War

- The Melian dialogue is misunderstood. Several years ago I had the misfortune of taking an International Relations course with a professor with a steadfast devotion to realist ideas and principles, which ideologically dominated the course. To drive her point home with regard to ethics in the international sphere, she assigned us to read a small abbreviated passage from the Melian dialogue, the entire point of the useless thought exercise was to get us to understand “the strong do what they will, the weak suffer what they must”....   [tags: Peloponnesian War, Ancient Greece]

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Al Capone 's Violent Rise

- Al Capone 's violent rise to power in Chicago and the media attention it brought made him a lasting figure of the prohibition era and organized crime in general. On January 17, 1920, Prohibition began in the United States with the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution making it illegal to manufacture, transport, or sell alcohol. Despite these bans, there was still a very high demand for it from the public. This created an atmosphere that tolerated crime as a means to provide liquor to the public, even among the police and city politicians....   [tags: Organized crime, Mafia, American Mafia]

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A View from The Bridge

- A View from The Bridge Discuss the importance of stage directions in Arthur Millers ‘A View From The Bridge’ and what they reveal about the character of Eddie Carbone. Stage directions are very important in drama and this is evident in Arthur Millers ‘A View From the Bridge’. Stage directions give actors and directors character motivation and this allows actors to create believable characters and explain a characters actions and feelings. They also highlight characters emotions that are indirectly portrayed through stage directions instead of directly through dialogue....   [tags: A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller Essays]

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Why Marco and Rodolfo Came to America in A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller

- Why Marco and Rodolfo Came to America in A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller The play A view from the bridge the author, Arthur Miller, is presented to the audience as a tragedy but not a classical, a new, modern tragedy. I still employs the elements well known to classical tragedies but then it is set in the docks of America where illegal immigrants are not uncommon to be hiding. There are many cultural issues surrounding the play and the modern tragedy genre like the way that different cultures treat justice; in America there are laws and anyone who breaks them goes to jail but these laws are not always good enough as Alfieri says on Eddie's first visit to...   [tags: Papers]

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Greek Culture During The Peloponnesian War

- In this paper I will be looking at Greek culture during the Peloponnesian war, focusing on the Lysistrata -- an old style comedic play written by Aristophanes in 411 BC which deals with the topics surrounding the Peloponnesian War. This play was written shortly after the Sicilian Expedition in which the Greeks were beaten miserably by the Sicilians. Alcibiades had lead them into battle, believing that Sicily would bring wealth and territory for Athens (Peruzzi, 11/20/2015, Slides 7&13). It isn’t hard to see why some Athenians had negative feelings about the war after being beaten by a country whose army was significantly smaller and less funded than their own (Peruzzi, 11/20/2015, Slide 27)....   [tags: Sparta, Peloponnesian War, Classical Athens]

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E. Annie Proulx's Accordion Crimes

- Accordion Crimes is a difficult book to place in a single time period because the story takes place over about 100 years, originating in a small Sicilian village, but the main setting and focus is the United States.The various settings introduced in the book influenced the characters in various ways, but one instance of influence was great enough to cause his death. The accordion maker was literally ruled over by his setting. The setting around him was one of oppression that worked against him because he was Sicilian....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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When Marco First Appears, Miller Describes Him as a Square-built

- When Marco First Appears, Miller Describes Him as a Square-built peasant of thirty-two, suspicious, tender and quiet voiced.In the Light of Marco's Role in the Play, How Helpful Do You Find this Introduction to Him. When considering this question, it is necessary to somewhat challenge it; to whom is Miller's description meant to be helpful. As "A View From the Bridge" is a play, and therefore presented to an audience, we must presume that the description's intended use is to instruct an actor developing his character which is to be conveyed to an audience....   [tags: English Literature]

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Eddie Carbone in Arthur Miller's A View From The Bridge

- Eddie Carbone in Arthur Miller's The View From The Bridge Eddie is a simple person who is a victim of circumstances but he also contributes to his downfall. I am going to start with his Sicilian background because I believe that this is one of the most important things that motivates Eddie. Coming from a Sicilian background Eddie believed that the man should be the leader of the household and that everything goes by him first concerning his family and that he should be very manly and stand up for those close to him....   [tags: View From the Bridge, Arthur Miller]

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The Functions and Structure of Criminal Syndicates by Donald R. Cressey and Donald Cressey's Contributions to the Study of Organized Crime by Joseph L

- The two articles to be compared are The Functions and Structure of Criminal Syndicates by Donald R. Cressey and Donald Cressey&#8217;s Contributions to the Study of Organized Crime by Joseph L. Albini. Though the second article is merely an evaluation of the first, the goal is to show how Albini agrees with some of Cressey&#8217;s points, and to present Cressey&#8217;s evidence that Albini has rejected in a way that will challenge Albini&#8217;s accusations. In the essay written by Donald R....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Symbolism in Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge

- In Arthur Miller’s tragic drama, ‘A View from the Bridge’, we see that the bridge itself is a symbol of the linking of two cultures, Italian (namely Sicilian) and American (namely New York), whereby the manifestation of these two cultures dwell in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Despite this, differences between the two are distinctly evident from page 17 to 18, and it is the purpose of this essay to discuss how Miller conveys these differences in the given pages. Miller uses language effectively in this play, his use of dialogue, of which makes up the bulk of the drama is his main tool in conveying the large cultural differentiation between Red Hook and Sicily....   [tags: essays research papers]

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