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    English Literature Coursework - Compare How Dishonesty Is Presented In ‘King Lear’, ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ and ‘The Glass Menagerie’ The theme of dishonesty reoccurs in different ways in these three different texts: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, ‘The Glass Menagerie’ and ‘King Lear’ and reflects the relationships between the characters, emphasises their developments and also raises the traditional concerns of the importance of truth and honesty which is still relevant in modern society. The theme

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    INTRODUCTION Welcome to the senior Course Guide 2010 for St Edmund’s College, Canberra. We are a Catholic school living the tradition of Blessed Edmund Rice where faith is translated into action. Fundamental to this are the relationships our students develop with each other, with their teachers and with the wider community. At St Edmund’s we are focused on the students taking responsibility for both their actions and learning. We encourage a spirit of inquiry among our 1200 boys and the development

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    Bury St. Edmunds

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    Bury St. Edmunds Bury St. Edmunds is a quaint little town in the most remote corner of the South-East of England. It is apparently ‘famous’, as claimed by its inhabitants, yet 99.9% of people I know have never heard of such a place, so I am forced to give them the crude description of “It’s somewhere near Cambridge” to satisfy their curiosity. The source of the town’s reputed fame is an old story that St. Edmund was slain by the Danes in 869 and was buried in the cathedral. However, that was

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    St Edmunds

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    Founded 1896 by Henry Fitzalan-Howard 15th Duke of Norfolk and Baron Anatole von Hügel. Named after Saint Edmund of Abingdon. Sister College – Green Templeton College Oxford. Men and Women over 21. Mature Undergraduates 140 Postgraduates 350. St Edmund’s is one of a group of Cambridge colleges geared towards mature students – which in Oxbridge speak, does not mean scholars with grey hair and walking sticks, but anyone over 21. It is now one of the most diverse in the university with over half the

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    Defining Martyrdom

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    In the mid 1700s, Pope Benedict XIV defined martyrdom and outlined the characteristics of martyr. According to the Pope, a martyr is a “believer who dies for the faith and, specifically, who’s killer (the “tyrant”) … must have been motivated by hatred of the faith” (Peterson, 93). Additionally, it is not sufficient for a martyr to simply die for a cause; rather he must have been observed, as someone who refused to recant is belief. In other words, people as someone who chose to uphold his beliefs

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    Ed. James P. Draper. Vol. 4. Detriot: Gale. 1992. 2082-2084. 6 vols. Lockerbie, Dr. Bruce. "LEWIS, C(live) S(taples)." Contemperary Literary Criticism. Ed. Carolyn Riley. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale. 1973. 177. 21 vols. DCTalk., and Voice of the Martyrs. Jesus Freaks. Tulsa: Albury Publishing, 1999.

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    Early and Mid 19th Century Thought Throughout history, there have been many isms that had come and gone. Many things have come out of these so-called "isms." Romanticism began in the closing decades of the eighteenth century. It practically dominated European cultural life in most of the first half of the nineteenth century. Poets such as Shelley, Wordsworth, Keats, and Byron were all exponents of romanticism. This was expressed in many different ways such as Writing, art and music

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    Jesus Christ and the Red Cross Knight

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    Jesus Christ and the Red Cross Knight In his first book of The Faerie Queen, Edmund Spenser recites the tale of the Red Cross Knight and the many trials and tribulations that he encounters along his quest to save Princess Una's kingdom. Throughout the tale Spenser makes many allusions to the Red Cross Knight being a Christ-like character. All of the qualities and attributes which Red Cross develops along the way lead up to his personification of Christ on the third day of the dragon fight. Many

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    The March to Real Freedom

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    desire was not because they simply wanted to be involved with politics, but rather the ability to vote would make them more equal with their oppressors. Equality was something that many African Americans were willing to die for, and many would become martyrs. Resistance campaigns would sprout all over the country, but one of the most significant movements occurred in Selma, Alabama. The Alabama Voting Rights Project, AVRP, was centered on Selma (meaning "high point" in the Civil Rights Movement), Alabama

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    The Crisis of Religion in the Elizabethan Age

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    underwent a continuing crisis of religion that was marked by a deepening polarization of thought between the supporters of the recently established Protestant Church and the larger number of adherents to the Roman Catholic faith. Of these latter, Edmund Campion may be taken as the archetype. Well known as an Englishman who fled to the Continent for conscience's sake, he returned to England as a Jesuit priest, was executed by the English government in 1581 and was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church

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