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  • The Ideology of Keynes

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    of irony. In his Essays in Pursuasion, Keynes wrote the short piece “Am I a Liberal?” that took on the established political system of the time and thoroughly rejected it. For those seeking a quick answer to questions about the politics of his enigmatic General Theory, “Am I a Liberal?” would seem to raise more questions than it answers. Nevertheless, Keynes makes it abundantly clear what he is not. He rejects the Conservatives and the Labour parties out of hand. While he seems to have contempt

  • Philosophy

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    few concepts have been pondered as much as the nature of beauty. Philosophers, poets, scientists, and theologians have contemplated and been inspired by its many forms and mysteries. Some find it in the wonders of natural, others in the simple, enigmatic smile. There are even those who have traveled to the ends of the earth and beyond in search of beauty. I say the beauty is a person who has a warm heart. In the pass, I will judge a person from his or her looking. But now I know it¡¦s a wrong

  • Pro Capital Punishment

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    crack of the human neck! Where has the humanity vanished? Judgement was never meant to be so brutish. One of the most portent arguements against capital punishment is that we have no right to take something we cannot replenish.Life, the supreme and enigmatic benediction of God. We cannot provide one with it. What gives us the right to take it away? History says, there was a time in middle earth, when an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth , used to be the form of justice imparted. History also nomenclates

  • Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats

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    dead, the urn will remain, telling future generations its enigmatic lesson: "Beauty is truth, truth beauty." The speaker says that that is the only ... ... middle of paper ... ...o human life. The final two lines--in which the speaker imagines the urn speaking its message to mankind--"Beauty is truth, truth beauty"--have proved among the most difficult to interpret in the Keats canon. After the urn utters the enigmatic phrase "Beauty is truth, truth beauty," no one can say for

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    already well known: her father was Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire and her mother was lady Elizabeth Howard. History portrays Anne as a remarkable character who may have been an adulteress but not guilty of anything. She was also viewed as an enigmatic figure in history, and truly had tremendous achievements in her life. She was presented as the second wife of King Henry VIII, though she tended to mislead the king. There is no denying that Anne Boleyn is the most mysterious and misunderstood individual

  • Racism and Slavery in Benito Cereno, by Herman Melville

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    Herman Melville is known greatly in the world of literature for his enigmatic works, such as "Bartleby the Scrivener", and "Benito Cereño". His complex plot and unique character personalities make his works both interesting and compelling. In "Benito Cereño", we are introduced to the narrator Captain Delano as he and his crew encounter the ship, the San Dominick, in need of assistance. Upon climbing aboard he meets Captain Cereño along with is crew and slaves, and is informed of their unfortunate

  • How Arthur Conan Doyle Creates an Atmosphere of Mystery and Builds Suspense in The Speckled Band

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    very end. The precise nature of the crime and criminal are then identified and with almost all Sherlock Holmes' stories, the culprit is brought to justices and Holmes emerges as the triumphant sleuth and saviour. The reader sees how Holmes' enigmatic mind has used simple logic to solve the mystery that neither the police, the client, the readers, or Watson could solve and so the case of 'The Speckled Band', perhaps the most interesting story in the collection of the 'Adventures' ends.

  • Endings and Beginnings

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    Endings and Beginnings Death, while in many respects an "end," actually serves as more of a beginning for all but the most pessimistic of religions or philosophies. Even Socrates, at one time near the end of his life, at least, felt this sort of hopefulness. According to Plato, on his deathbed after having drunk the hemlock, Socrates mumbled these last words to Crito: "I owe a cock to Asclepius; do not forget it." In his time it was customary to offer a cock to Asclepius, the God of Healing, upon

  • Revenge of the Killer Genre

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    as John Cawelti would agree, "difficult to know what to call this type of film". While Penn's film and Tarantino's Pulp Fiction clearly acknowledge the conventions of the gangster genre, it is only as a point of departure. Tarantino introduces enigmatic characters and complex incongruities which combine to successfully remove his film from the "conventions of a traditional popular genre" (Cawelti 505). Cawelti describes the myth within the gangster film as "affirm[ing] the limits of individual

  • Role of the Inspector in An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley

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    Role of the Inspector in An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley The inspector is an enigmatic character; playing one of the biggest parts in the drama. He is described on his entrance as creating "an impression of massiveness, solidity and purposefulness. He is a man in his fifties, dressed in a plain darkish suit... He speaks carefully, weightily, and has a disconcerting habit of looking hard at the person he addresses before actually speaking.". He works very systematically; he