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    nearly any verb that is descriptive of the proceedings of an agent. Intelligence- words are expressive of a manner of doing things that may be narrated in one of two ways. The first takes the form of a series of contrasts which, when put together as a list of disjuncts, may be called the contrast-criteria of intelligence. The second may take the form of the characteristic activities which comprise the criteria of intelligence. This subject is but a small part of the larger issue that is waged between

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    novel, David Copperfield, Charles Dickens contrasts many different characters. The main two characters that he contrasts are Tommy Traddles and James Steerforth. He displays the contrast between these two characters in many different ways. The only common thing that they share is their close friendship with David. Dickens shows these differences through their looks, personalities, and the final results of their lives. For one thing, Charles Dickens contrasts these two characters through their looks

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    perspective to make it clear that the woman is not floating in midair. The composition of this painting forces the eye to the woman, and specifically to her face. Although the white wedding dress is large and takes up most of the woman’s figure, the white contrasts with her face and dark hair, forcing the viewer to look more closely into the woman’s face. She smokes a cigarette and rests her chin on her hands. She does not appear to be a very young woman and her eyes are cast down and seem sad. In general,

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    Peasant, wrote that "light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error--we only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash" (Aragon 18).  Aragon noted that the world is full of contrasts, and it is through those contrasts that we live and understand who we are and why we are here.  Without an understanding of light, Aragon argues, we cannot understand what darkness really is.  Or, without an awareness as to the concept of truth, one cannot possibly

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    Use of Contrasts in The Masque of the Red Death "There were buffoons, there were improvisatori, there were ballet-dansers, there were musicians, there was beauty, there was wine. All these and security within. Without was the Red Death." (Poe, 209) In the short story, The Masque of the Red Death, Edgar Allen Poe uses the sanctity within the abbey walls to juxtapose the harshness and inescapable nature of the Red Death. The author uses the contrasts between the abbey and the Red

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    have the chance to tell their families of the news.  If you could continue the story, you would probably be able to assume that then the families continued to feud. The story All the Years of Her Life by Morley Callaghan, on the other hand, contrasts greatly with The Interlopers in this area.  In the story All the Years of Her Life, Callaghan writes about a young boy who works at a thrift store and is caught stealing merchandise one day.  By th... ... middle of paper ... ... to humble

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    Macbeth: Contrasts of Nature In the play, Macbeth, Shakespeare uses contrasts of nature in various ways.  He consistently shows us that Macbeth and his wife's actions go against nature. The first lines of the play are a condensed version of the unnaturalness of things to come.  "In thunder, lightning or in rain?"  ( I, i, 2).  In nature, thunder, lightening and rain occur together, but Shakespeare's use of the word "or"  infers the unnatural occurrence of one without the others.  "When

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    Comparisons and Contrasts in Heart of Darkness Comparisons and contrasts are important devices which an author may use to help convey his thoughts and feelings about a situation or an event. Joseph Conrad makes use of these devices in his novel Heart of Darkness. Throughout the novel when he was trying to convey a deeper meaning about a situation or a place, he would us a comparison or contrast. The comparative and contrasting themes in the story help to develop Conrad's ideas and feelings

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    Dark Overtones, and Their Contrasts in My Antonia In My Antonia by Willa Cather, there are many dark overtones that pervade the novel. It is through the use of symbolism and contrast these overtones are made real. The prairie is the predominant setting of the novel. It may be shaped, and it conforms to the desires of those working it. The prairie¹s loneliness, shown by the wide open spaces, is a brilliant way of revealing internal conflict by using a setting. Also, it brings out the characters true

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    A man without feeling

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    compelled to do it by his passion or his reason, but because it is what would be expected and what others would do. Hamlet cannot feel and therefore has to put on an act during the entire play. A predominant theme in this play is how appearance contrasts with reality. Where reality represents the truth an true emotions and appearance has the connotation of deception and false emotions or a lack there of. All of the characters put on an appearance except those who have nothing to hide, in this case

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