Evil Side Essays

  • The Evil Side of The Internet

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    The Evil Side of The Internet In my present employment at the moment, the usage of the Internet is not that important. The only times that I use the Internet is when I have to do a search for a research paper for school or in need of directions to a new location. I have always found the Internet to be a positive tool that helps with the spread of information in order to educate a large population. It is cheap and easily accessable by All. The internet was and is a new invention compared to the

  • Heart of Darkness and Lord of the Flies

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    of Darkness and also present in Lord of the Flies.  Both novels deal with the theme of civilization versus savagery.  Also, both novels imply that every man has a heart of darkness or an evil that is usually drowned out by the light of civilization. However, when removed from civilized society, the raw evil of untamed lifestyles within his soul will be unleashed. For example,  in the Heart of Darkness the main character Marlow journeys up the Thames river and as he gets further away from civilization

  • Shakespeare's The Tempest - Is Prospero Good or Evil?

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    Tempest:  Is Prospero Good or Evil? To be able to answer this question we must first understand why Prospero can be seen as good or evil. It is fair to say that Prospero is a main protagonist to the plot of Shakespeare’s Tempest. It is due to Prospero's role as a key figure in the play that has put him under so much scrutiny. Many different Shakespearean critics have their own view of Prospero and those that read or see the play also have their own opinion of the way in which Prospero may be

  • Colonialism, Imperialism, Symbolism, and Materialism in Heart of Darkness

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    Imperialism, Symbolism, and Materialism in Heart of Darkness In Conrad's Heart of Darkness Marlow, the main character, symbolizes the positiveness of Imperialism. Marlow, as a character realizes the evil that negative Imperialism has caused and decides it is truly unnecessary. When Marlow states, "I had got a heavenly mission to civilize you," he expresses his good intentions to help the Africans progress and advance. Furthermore, when he says, "I was an impostor," Marlow recognizes the fact

  • Dual Personalities in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Stevenson

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    in general. I believe that Stevenson is suggesting that "All human beings…are commingled out of good and evil.", as spoken by Dr Jekyll. HYPOCRISY & THE GOOD MAN Stevenson is suggesting that good and evil are inseparable in human nature. By discussing such themes as the hypocrisy of society, and the suppression of passion he proves that Stevenson proposes that we must feed our evil souls as well as the good. Throughout the novel Stevenson portrays the central characters Utterson, Lanyon

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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    to represent how man prioritizes by putting himself over others. Throughout the book, Jekyll’s two different sides are used to show that man is consistently selfish and will usually think of himself before others. Even though Jekyll has a good side and an evil side, both sides of him are selfish. Jekyll originally takes the potion for selfish reasons, Jekyll uses Hyde to conquer his own evil temptations, and in the end Jekyll gives into Hyde and completely gives up. Jekyll originally taking the potion

  • Stanley Kubrick's The Shining

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    recesses of the mysterious human mind-in broad daylight, at that. Perhaps Kubrick said The Shining is "the scariest horror movie of all time" not because it offers a bit of suspense, blood, and gore, but because it shines a light on the inherently evil nature of humankind on psychological and sociological levels. After Kubrick bought the rights to Stephen King's 1977 novel The Shining and hired novelist Diane Johnson to help write the screenplay, both Johnson and Kubrick read Freud's essay on

  • Blood In Macbeth

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    respect for Macbeth and realization of Macbeth’s honor, "O valiant cousin! Worthy gentleman!" Blood as it shows the good also shares the evil.Lady Macbeth portrays the evil side that blood offers to contrast with the good. Lady Macbeth hears from a messenger that the king shall arrive at the castle tonight. Lady Macbeth is the evil one of the pair while Macbeth seems full of good in this world Lady Macbeth sees opportunity. The only problem she finds wrong with herself is that she is a woman; she

  • A Journey into Darkness in Heart of Darkness

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    A Journey into Darkness in Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad, in his story, "Heart of Darkness," tells the tale of two mens' realization of the dark and evil side of themselves. Marlow, the "second" narrator of the framed narrative, embarked upon a spiritual adventure on which he witnessed firsthand the wicked potential in everyone.  On his journey into the dark, forbidden Congo, Marlow encountered Kurtz, a "remarkable man" and "universal genius," who had made himself a god

  • Confronting Fear in Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now

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    Confronting Fear in Heart of Darkness and Apocalypse Now Inherent inside every human soul is a savage evil side that remains repressed by society. Often this evil side breaks out during times of isolation from our culture, and whenever one culture confronts another. History is loaded with examples of atrocities that have occurred when one culture comes into contact with another. Whenever fundamentally different cultures meet, there is often a fear of contamination and loss of self that leads

  • Canterbury Tales Interpretive Essay

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    The Evil Side of Human Nature Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales became one of the first ever works that began to approach the standards of modern literature. It was probably one of the first books to offer the readers entertainment, and not just another set of boring morals. However, the morals, cleverly disguised, are present in almost every story. Besides, the book offers the descriptions of the most common aspects of the human nature. The books points out both the good and the bad qualities

  • guilty as charged

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    anything for that position, and Piggy interfered, which resulted in his murder. Jack did plan to kill someone, and Piggy happened to be first. In addition, Jack treated Piggy with extreme cruelty. Jack's brutal behavior toward Piggy exposed his evil side. This could be why he wanted to kill him, as they began arguing since they had first met. Jack also felt a desire for power; Piggy would never grant him this supremacy, which led to violence either physically or verbally. After Jack let the fire

  • Epic of Beowulf Essay - The Conflicts in Beowulf

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    namely the struggle between good and evil, and how the monsters are representative of the evil side: Ker was answered in 1936 by the critic and novelist J.R.R. Tolkien, author of Lord of the Rings, who argued that “the monsters are not an inexplicable blunder of taste; they are essential, fundamentally allied to the underlying ideas of the poem, which give it its lofty tone and high seriousness.” For Tolkien, the monsters were symbolic of eternal forces of evil while remaining real monsters (1273)

  • Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

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    be worse only to be disproved by some helpful person or situation. Once Harry enters the wizarding world, he is again abandoned, accidentally, and left to his own devices. He ends up in an alley with many people who practice the Dark Arts, or the evil side to magic. Here once again he is rescued from his sad situation by a friend, Hagrid. Looking at what has happened until this point , it is sure to be seen that Harry will find his way out of any dark corner he lands in. Tuesday: Origin & Detail:

  • Macbeth: Macbeth A Victim of Circumstances

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    not.  Macbeth is weak.  He gave in to his evil side by even considering murdering Duncan.  We can see him questioning himself in his aside in Act I scene 3 "Why do I yield to that suggestion whose horrid image ... Are less than horrible imaginings;"6.  He cannot seem to be able to control his thoughts.  He lets his ambition to become king run a wild.  The murder of Duncan is the first and biggest step in Macbeth's moral degradation.  From here evil deeds become easier because he feels he has

  • Importance of Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange

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    is evident when Heathcliff and Catherine peek through their window. In addition, Wuthering Heights is always in a state of storminess while Thrushcross Grange always seemed calm. Wuthering Heights and its surroundings depict the cold, dark, and evil side of life. Wuthering Heights is parallel to the life ... ... middle of paper ... ..., emotional power, figures of speech, and handling of dialect that make the characters of Wuthering Heights relate so closely with their surroundings. The contrast

  • Lord Of The Flies: Defects Of Society Due To Nature Of Individuals

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    a major to English literature. When World War II broke out in 1939, Golding served in the Royal Navy for five years. The atrocities he witnessed changed his view about mankind's essential nature. He came to believe that there was a very dark and evil side to man, which accounts for the savage nature of the children in the novel. He said, "The war was unlike any other fought in Europe. It taught us not fighting, politics, or the follies of nationalism, but about the given nature of man." After the

  • Essay on Wharton's Ethan Frome: Ethan Frome as Fairy Tale

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    Ethan Frome as Fairy Tale Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome is vividly real to its readers, its issues continually relevant to society, but through its structure and moral lessons, it is intended to be read as a 'fairy tale'. Elizabeth Ammons discusses this 'fairy tale' in her article "Ethan Frome as a Fairy Tale," explaining that the novel is a "vision" of the narrator's. As evidenced by the introductory chapter, the narrator truly has few clues as to the real story of Ethan Frome, and these clues

  • We Should Not Fear Cloning

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    and tossing "Brave New World" into every headline. The uninformed also look to popular culture instead of facts to argue against cloning. Jurassic Park, Frankenstein and The Island of Doctor Moreau have shown to the majority of American the dark, evil side of cloning, which is not the aim of scientists and at present not technologically possible. It is obvious that we must act now and set guidelines, both ethical and legislative, but we should not ban cloning completely without further research.

  • A Clockwork Orange: Good Riddance To Bad Rubbish

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    controversy began, A Clockwork Orange was a novel, written mostly in Russian, by Anthony Burgess. Stanley Kubrick is known to critics as a film maker who probes the dark side of human psyche. Kubrick has also directed films such as Dr. Strangelove, The Shining, and Full Metal Jacket. In each of these movies the audience delves into the evil side of the main character. Great Britain had this film removed from theaters across the country because the government justly illustrated there was a connection between