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    Binary Oppositions in Leda and the Swan

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    Binary Oppositions in Leda and the Swan Yeats' "Leda and the Swan" uses the binary oppositions of the beauty and viciousness of Zeus as a swan and the helplessness and eventual strength of Leda, Yeats reveals that even the mightiest entities may suffer the consequences of their misuse of power. In "Leda and the Swan," the beauty of the swan is contrasted with the physical attributes of a swan who acts out his male animalistic power over his female prey, demonstrating the raw male and female

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    Binary Oppositions in Heart of Darkness In Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad used a series of reversed traditional binary oppositions to convey the theme that every man has his own heart of darkness that is simply masked by the superficial light of civilization. The novella focused primarily on the adventurer Charlie Marlow's journey into the African Congo, but dealt with larger themes. Marlow was from Europe and understood the basic premises of imperialism, but was unprepared for the

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    Helena Maria Viramontes’ The Moths

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    transform facts into values/themes, the reader creates “supplementary meaning” to the text by unconsciously setting up tension, also called binary opposition. Culler describes this process in his statement “The process of thematic interpretation requires us to move from facts towards values, so we can develop each thematic complex, retaining the opposition between them” (294). Though supplementary meaning created within the text can take many forms, within V... ... middle of paper ... ...eedom

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    The Importance of Sports to Mass Communication Understanding of mass communication without attention to sport coverage is practically impossible. Through the mass media, millions and even billions of viewers, listeners and readers are brought into the experience of a great sports performance. The emotional power of sports performance enchanted by slow-motion video and musical sound track, can take you to breath away or bring tears to you eyes. There are a lot of massive spectacles like the Super

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    become increasingly concerned with the problem of how to represent subjects in a technologized world. Traditionally, dominant conceptions of the subject have relied on Western metaphysics; naturalized monolithic categories arranged in hierarchic binary oppositions: male/female, human/machine, subject/object, etc. In this system, the discourse of science maintains an isomorphic and mutually reinforcing relationship with the discourse of heterosexuality, since each posits an active, masculine subject and

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    Perversity and Lawrence’s Prussian Officer

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    is through constructs like metaphor and metonymy.  These work within a text, simultaneously concealing and betraying meaning.  Metaphor an... ... middle of paper ... ... the characters oppose each other.  The tension becomes too much, and the binary opposites cancel each other out, literally - the orderly murders his captain and then dies himself.  Truly, "The Prussian Officer" is bound up in a language of its own.  Signification is dynamic, moving with increasing speed toward destruction.  Meaning

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    groundbreaking advertising campaign, daring to challenge the average Joe's views on various matters that are normally seen as taboo. The advertisements in question could be seen in various situations, billboards, magazines etc. They used Binary oppositions to highlight social issues. Many have found the various images offensive, disturbing and blasphemous. Some are even believed to only 'fuel' disputes. But in this modern day we are constantly bombarded with information on the way we should

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    Cloning Customized Human Beings Advancement in genetic engineering has always been controversial. However, never before has it sparked more interest then with the advent of Dolly, which represents the possibility that human lives could change in more than conceivable ways, upsetting the whole dynamics of procreation. Dolly is an exact genetic duplicate of a 6-year old Finn Dorset ewe made by nuclear transfer technology (cloning). Although artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization has

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    Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House

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    Phylogeny versus misogyny, arguable one of the greatest binary oppositions in a work of literature, is present in Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 Norwegian play A Doll’s House. The title itself suggests a misogynist view, while the work mainly consists of feminist ideology, as Ibsen was a supporter of the female as an independent, rather than a dependent on a male. Nora knew herself that her husband did not fully respect her, and this became a major conflict in the play as Nora progressively became more self-reliant

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    This essay will examine an advertisement for the Palm Centro cellular phone with regards to the techniques referred to as “The Method” by the authors of the book Writing Analytically (Rosenwasser 26-52). This essay will then describe how the ad for the Palm Centro appellates the viewer, and what meanings are then transferred from the advertisement to the viewer. Advertisements have an enormous effect on the collective conscious of consumers today. Advertisers, through advertisements, have the ability

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