Affair Essays

  • Is An Affair Worth It?

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    When engaging in an affair with someone other than your partner, most people find in the end that the affair is not worth it. If a person is having an affair because they are no longer in love with their companion, it will be easier to break all ties with a loved one instead of being unfaithful. If the affair is out of lust, perhaps resisting the temptation and concentrating on trying to revive the romance at home is a solution. Affairs are not worth the pain that they eventually cause all parties

  • News and Current Affairs

    1826 Words  | 4 Pages

    Since the television was invented in 1924, news and current affairs programs have surly become one of our main media sources. With this in mind, reporters and stations alike are able to manipulate their audiences through a variety of techniques, to make them believe a representation of reality as opposed to the true fact. This is evident in the current affairs story “Video Game Violence” and the standard news story “Music Video Ban”. These similar stories both originated from Channel Nine and represent

  • Bureau of Indian Affairs

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    Bureau of Indian Affairs This is a great day for you and for us. A day of peace and friendship between you and the whites for all time to come. You are about to be paid for your lands, and the GREAT FATHER has sent me today to treaty with you concerning the payment...And the GREAT FATHER wishes you to have homes, pastures for your horses and fishing places. he wishes you to learn to farm and your children to go to a good school; and he now wants me to make a bargain with you, in which you will

  • Extramarital Affairs in Othello by Shakespeare

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    Extramarital Affairs in Othello by Shakespeare Extramarital affairs happen all the time. This is not a new thing. People have been having affairs for as long as people have been in relationships. However, many people can have wonderful relationships without having affairs. Many times though marriages break up and divorce because someone beliefs the other person is having an affair, it is not really based on facts. The main reasons people think their partners are having affairs is because of

  • Extramarital Affairs And Marriage

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    Do extramarital affairs help or destroy a marriage? A lot of people say that having such affairs helped them solve the problems they had with their spouses, while other people’s marriages are destroyed by them. Do partners feel more comfortable in relationships outside their marriage and what could be the cause of that? Studies conducted by Pittman, who argues that unfaithfulness is not normal or acceptable, have shown that first-time divorce occurs in the wake of an affair; yet its also Pittman

  • Caesar and Cleopatra's Affair at the Expense of Calphurnia

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    Caesar and Cleopatra's Affair at the Expense of Calphurnia Abstract In the trailer to his 1934 film "Cleopatra", Cecil B. DeMille confidently suggests that the romance between the Queen of Egypt and Julius Caesar is one of history's grandest love affairs. Perhaps this statement is in a way true, but when buying into the tradition of this romance many disreputable elements of the affair are often overlooked. One such component of the romance that if looked upon with a critical eye can serve

  • The Dreyfus Affair In France

    1946 Words  | 4 Pages

    The Dreyfus affair was a scandal which rocked France for 12 years. It comprised of a Jewish staff officer named Alfred Dreyfus who was falsely convicted of giving French military secrets to the Germans. This came about when a ripped up letter was found in a bin at the German Embassy in Paris which had similar handwriting to that of Dreyfus. He was sent to Devil’s Island to serve a life sentence. It became such a huge scandal due to all of the speculation surrounding Dreyfus’ guilt or innocence. In

  • The Alfred Dreyfus Affair

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    The Alfred Dreyfus Affair Alfred Dreyfus affair was a political and legal scandal in 1894-1906. The affair divided France political landscape and viewed as an extreme case of justice miscarriage, and developed global and modern recognizance. This affair involved the conviction of Alfred Dreyfus on charges of treason. He was an artillery officer whose descent was of Alsatian Jewish. Alfred allegedly was guilty of spying for the German government after some letters emerged in military attaches dustbin

  • Dreyfus Affair Essay

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    Throughout history, anti-Semitism has been a reoccurring problem in which the Dreyfus Affair was an important event. The Dreyfus Affair was a political scandal, which divided France from the 1890's to the early 1900's. It was a very important event in history. 1894 marked the start of a revolution for Jewish people, as a French-Jewish artillery officer, Captain Alfred Dreyfus was accused of treason (Isseroff). The accusations against Dreyfus were false all because he was a Jew. Following his accusation

  • A Comparison of Generational Conflicts in The Kiss and Marriage Is a Private Affair

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    Kiss and Marriage Is a Private Affair As a family's lineage develops, there may be apparent differences in the way of thinking, attitude, and devotion to tradition between the generations. These differences or developments can either build up friction between generations, or in some cases ultimately heal the discord between other generations. Both Julia Alvarez's contemporary short story, "The Kiss," and Chinua Achebe's classic "Marriage Is a Private Affair" reveal the conflict that can

  • Why Gurov And Anna Were Destined To Have An Affair

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    Gurov and Anna were Destined to have an Affair When two people decide to have an affair, they usually do not follow through with it, leaving maybe after a month. This decision to stay or not to stay has a lot to do with the events and places surrounding the affair. When it occurs in a literary story, those events and places are called setting. The setting for “The Lady with the Dog” played a pivotal role in how Dmitri Gurov and Anna Sergeyevna handled their affair with each other. The key settings were

  • Romeo And Juliet, An Affair To Remember And Moulin Rouge - "the Path O

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    The path of true love never did run smooth. Three such love stories from our time are ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘An Affair to Remember’ and the recent movie ‘Moulin Rouge’. These great well-known stories depict the path of true love littered with tragedy, other people trying to sabotage love and other disasters befalling the star-struck lovers. Nothing in love goes smoothly all the time, there are always hiccups along the way. This is the key factor that makes these stories and other great love stories

  • Emile Zola & The Dreyfus Affair

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    Emile Zola proved to not be just another French writer in the end of the 19th century when he spoke out about the Dreyfus Affair. He brought proof of anti-Semitism to everyone in France’s doorstep with his article “J’accuse.” Zola defended the truth even when he knew that there would be consequences against him. His article made it impossible for the public to ignore the hard truth that the French army falsely accused a Jewish man. Zola believed that the truth and justice are two of the most important

  • Othello: Iago Makes Othello Believe His Wife Is Having An Affair

    1103 Words  | 3 Pages

    Othello: Iago Makes Othello Believe His Wife Is Having An Affair In Shakespeare's "Othello," Iago carefully and masterfully entraps Othello into believing that his wife, Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. He does this through a series of suggestions and hesitations that entice and implant images into Othello's head that lead him to his own demise. More importantly, Iago gives Othello the motive to murder his own innocent wife Desdemona, satisfying Iago's immense appetite for revenge.

  • The Diamond Necklace Affair

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    The Diamond Necklace Affair Marie Antoinette, Queen of France from 1770 to 1797 was despised by the people of France. Their hatred of her and the monarchy in general led to the French Revolution. Many issues led to the unpopularity of Queen Maria Antoinette, her vanity, her disregard for the people, but perhaps the most significant was the Affair of the Diamond Necklace. In 1785, the court jewelers, Bohmer and Basange, constructed a necklace with five hundred and forty diamonds of

  • Iran-Contra Affair

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    and domestic. One of the main issues that came around in the 1980s for the Unites States was the Iran-Contra Affair, which involved the Reagan Administration. With the United States readily inserting influence across the globe, the Iran-Contra Affair proved how foreign intervention can lead to scandal and disgrace in the modern world. Along with detrimental scandals, the Iran-Contra Affair showed how America’s imperialistic behavior in South America was beginning to catch up. In order to remain a

  • The Iran-contra Affair

    753 Words  | 2 Pages

    Iran-contra affair is the name of a major United States foreign policy scandal in the 1980's. It involved two secret operations by the executive branch of the government. The operations were (1) the sale of military equipment to Iran, an enemy of the United States; and (2) the provision of military aid to contra rebels in Nicaragua, which Congress had banned. The two operations were connected by the use of profits from the Iranian arms sales to aid the contra rebels. Background. In 1979, a political

  • Thomas Crown Affair

    1660 Words  | 4 Pages

    that worldly possessions can afford you? Whoever this person is, they most undoubtedly would not gain the same pleasure from activities that you or I would. This is the main theme of the remake of the 1968 movie The Thomas Crown Affair. The original Thomas Crown Affair was written by Alan Trustman and directed by Norman Jewison who also did In the heat of the night and the 2003 movie The Statement. It starred Steve McQueen as the Financer, Thomas Crown, and Faye Dunaway as an insurance investigator

  • The Iran Contra Affair

    1334 Words  | 3 Pages

    The Iran Contra Affair The Iran Contra Affair was a secret arrangement to provide funds to Nicaraguan contra rebels from profits accumulated by selling arms to Iran in the 1980's. There is much controversy surrounding this scandal, including the president's knowledge of these events. Throughout the trials, President Regan claimed that he knew nothing about the diversion of funds, or the illegal arms sales to Iran. The following information gathered will prove otherwise. The president not

  • Iran-Contra Affair: The Diversion Scandal

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    Iran-Contra Affair: The Diversion Scandal Eugene Hasenfus of Marinette, Wisconsin was captured when his cargo plane suffered damaging missile blows. Hasenfus’ outdated cargo plane was knocked from the sky as a result of Nicaraguan surface to air missiles. After notifying the office of the United States Vice-President, informants in both El Salvador and Costa Rica would scramble to assess and control a seemingly uncomplicated situation. While United States officials prepared to limit their damages