Anthony Essays

  • Anthony and Cleopatra

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    Shakespeare Uses As His Source For The Play Plutarch’s Lives Of The Noble Grecians And Romans. Plutarch, Along With Other Greek And Roman Authors, Saw An Opposition Between The Conquering West Standing For Moral And Political Virtue And The Conquered East Representing Luxury And Decadence. How Does Shakespeare’s Play Present These Positions? Throughout William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, there is the dichotomy of the hard-working political life of Rome and the luxury and pleasures of

  • Anthony Kiedis

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    it on the media, but for one rocker this was not so. Anthony Kiedis, lead singer of the American band Red Hot Chili Peppers, was blatant about his drug addiction. He even wrote a book about his life called Scar Tissue. Throughout his life there were ups and downs that shaped him to be who he is today. It is not the drug abuse that fascinates me about Kiedis but it is how he overcame who he was back then to whom he is today. When analyzing Anthony Kiedis’ life, his childhood, early band years, the present

  • Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

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    Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz The book, Stormbreaker, by Anthony Horowitz is about a boy named Alex, whose uncle had just died in a car crash (or so they say). He finds out that his uncle was really shot by a man named Yassen Gregorovich. Alex’s uncle, Ian Rider, really worked for MI6. He was a spy that was hired by MI6 to figure out the secret behind Herod Sayle and his Stormbreaker computers that he was donating to every school in England. Ian Rider had figured out the secret, but before

  • Susan B. Anthony

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    of it in a negative way, as a woman who is too high strung and opinionated. The word feminist is actually a female who has opinions on the way her sex is treated. Modern feminism will be discussed, along with using some examples such as Susan B. Anthony. As to the history of feminism, the beginning will be with what is called the “Feminist Revolution” (Rappaport 28). This revolution began in 1837 in New York. Women banded together for the first time at an anti-slavery convention. These women were

  • Susan B Anthony

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    Susan B. Anthony was born February 15, 1820 in Adams Massachusetts to Daniel and Lucy Anthony. Susan was the second born of eight children in a strict Quaker family. Her father, Daniel Anthony, was a stern man, a Quaker abolitionist and cotton manufacturer. He believed in guiding his children, not directing them. He did not allow them to experience the childish amusements of toys, games, and music, which were seen as distractions from the Inner Light. Instead he enforced self-discipline. Susan learned

  • Saint Anthony of Padau

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    Saint Anthony of Padau Saints come from all around the world. Each one is unique in its very own way. But for me, I’ve been focusing on one in particular. The saint I am focusing on is Saint Anthony of Padua. I have chosen Saint Anthony because of two things: what he is the patron saint of. The patronages of Anthony that I am focusing on are lost articles and animals. I am focusing on lost articles because I often lose things, so I find myself praying to him quite a bit. The reason Anthony is patron

  • Anthony Bourdain Thesis

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    The Controversial Life of Anthony Bourdain With a “net worth [of around] $16 million”, the path to success looks unconventional for Anthony Bourdain (Famous 1). From his issues that piled up early in life to his thriving popularity, there is a complex life that shaped him. Although undisciplined, Anthony Bourdain learns from his mistakes and is living a complete life. The pursuits of Anthony Bourdain’s career began as a young child. He was born in New York City, although his father, Pierre Bourdain

  • Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange

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    Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange Choice and free will are necessary to maintain humanity, both individually and communally; without them, man is no longer human but a “clockwork orange”, a mechanical toy, as demonstrated in Anthony Burgess’ novel, “A Clockwork Orange”. The choice between good and evil is a decision every man must make throughout his life in order to guide his actions and control his future. Forcing someone to be good is not as important as the act of someone choosing to be

  • Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations

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    Anthony Bourdain. If you happen to be a food aficionado, then you most likely know who this man is, and then there are some of you who have no idea who this ‘Anthony Bourdain’ is. According to Wikipedia, “Anthony Bourdain is an American chef and author”; Bourdain is known for hosting some of the Travel Channel’s culinary programs such as: The Layover and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. On his show, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Bourdain travels to different countries and experiences their

  • Free Will in Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange

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    Free Will versus Predestination in A Clockwork Orange Burgess raises the oppositions of free will and predestination in various of his novel, A Clockwork Orange.  The author describes his own faith as alternating between residues of Pelagianism and Augustinianism.  Pelagianism denies that God has predestined, or pre-ordained, or planned, our lives. A consequence of this is that salvation is effectively within human power (as God hasn't set it down for each of us, it's within our control), which

  • Casey Anthony

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    Casey Anthony was a young mother who was put on trial in May of 2011, for allegedly murdering her two year old daughter, Caylee Anthony. The case had a number of key players, ranging from the offender herself, to judges, attorneys, and investigators. Three segments of the trial stick out in particular: the cross examination, the closing arguments, and the sentencing. All were covered extensively by the media, through a number of sources. There were a number of similarities and differences between

  • Anthony Comstock – The Father of American Censorship

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    Anthony Comstock – The Father of American Censorship Anthony Comstock was the most prominent American advocate of censorship in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  Born in Connecticut in 1844, Comstock fought with the Union in the Civil War and upon release became an influential member of the Young Men’s Christian Association.  His personal quest to rid America of indecent and immoral literature made his name synonymous with the epithet “Comstockery” or the excessive pursuit

  • Casey Anthony

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    Casey Anthony notoriously came to fame after the disappearance of her daughter Caylee Anthony. It all began in June 2008 when Casey’s parenting came into question and she left her family’s home after an argument. Weeks later Casey’s parents received a letter in the mail that her car was had been towed, they went to pick it up and noticed a foul smell coming from the trunk. Casey’s mother questioned the whereabouts of Caylee and was told that she was with a nanny in Orlando by the name of Zenaida

  • Anthony Burgess and A Clockwork Orange

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    absolutely nothing you can do about it. Anthony Burgess created this world through his novel, A Clockwork Orange. Anthony Burgess was born in 1917 and died in 1963. A lot of social changes occurred during this period of time, such as: the roaring twenties, prohibition, the Great Depression, World War II, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and many more. Burgess not only lived through those changes, but also helped influences some social changes in literature and music. Anthony Burgess was a jack-of-all-trades

  • A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess

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    Imagine having stolen, raped, and even murdered all at the age of 15. The new canon of dark literature and controversy has finally hit the stage. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess written in 1962 could only be described in the old cockney expression “queer as a clockwork orange”. Meaning it is bizarre internally, but appears natural on the surface. The story begins with the protagonist and narrator Alex a 15-year-old boy, who sets the bar for the most cold-blooded and callous characters of literature

  • Themes Of Stormbreaker By Anthony Horowitz

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    Theme Stormbreaker Sometimes you are faced with a challenge that makes you want to give up and stop trying, but you should never give up, even in the worst time. The novel Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz, is about a 14 year old boy named Alex Rider which becomes a spy after his Uncle died. His first mission is to find information about Sayle Enterprises, owned by Herod Sayle, and why they are going to donate hundreds of computers to England. In this mission, Alex is able to enter their office

  • The Life And Work Of Anthony Burgess

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    The Life and Work of Anthony Burgess "Autobiography: Story of one's life, written by oneself."(Halsey 64). Everyone knows what an autobiography is, but not so many people realize that although not all authors write a book that can be called a factual autobiography, many authors frequently allow personal, real life experiences to influence their fictional writings. An excellent example of such an author is Anthony Burgess. Anthony Burgess is recognized today as an English novelist, critic, essayist

  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

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    Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange has been placed under much scrutiny by literary critics and readers everywhere. Furthermore, this highly criticized novel contains a myriad of ways to engage with the work, whether it is from the psychological or ethical perspective. Through College Literature Journal’s article “O My Brothers”, the unnamed author draws interesting connections between the main character’s development and how pseudo-families and pseudo- self plays a part on this said development

  • Free Will in Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange

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    Is it better to be a man choosing wrong than a man who is forced to choose right? In the classic novel, A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, a theme emerges. This is the theme of free will. Through the main character, Alex, Burgess is able to convey his ideas about free will and the oppressive nature of establishments such as governments and the media. Aside from these suggestions made by Burgess the question persists: When a man ceases to choose, is he still a man? Free will is one of the

  • Anti-Semitism in Anthony Trollope's Palliser Novels

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    Anti-Semitism in Anthony Trollope's Palliser Novels Because Anthony Trollope belonged to the Liberal party, one would assume that he would be less concerned with the glorification of a specific social class to the neglect of any other. Yet, of the major novelists of the Victorian period, none was more infatuated with the code of the gentleman than Trollope. His political beliefs, which might seem to conflict with those of a Liberal, are best defined by his own description of himself as "an advanced