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    Voltaire's Candide Exposes Extreme Optimism

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    Philosophy of Extreme Optimism in Candide It is often said that a person's life is shaped when he or she is a child. This is very much so with Candide - Pangloss was his tutor in "metaphysico-theologo-cosmolonigology" (Voltaire 18) since Candide was a child, and instilled into Candide's mind his philosophy of extreme optimism. Pangloss belief that "all is for the best in this world" (24) somewhat stays with Candide throughout his travels and is more of a burden to him than anything else

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    I am an aficionado of the extreme sports. Today, extreme sports have been accepted by all over the world. In this regard, an increasing number of people are actively participating in extreme sports. They are different from other sports in that it needs not only excellent competitive level, but also a great measure of courage. They have been christened "the game of the brave". I have always likened extreme sports to art, until I fell from the skateboard and realized there are many risks in extrema

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    Extreme Jealousy in Othello, the Moor of Venice Aristotle's Poetics laid out the definition of tragedy: unlike comedy, the purpose of tragedy is not merely to instruct and delight an audience. Rather, its aim is to allow a cathartic release as a result of the heightened emotional state caused by the events of the tragedy. This idea assumes that the average person can experience these intense emotions vicariously. In Psyche and Symbol in Shakespeare , Alex Aronson contends that the characters

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    Extreme Apathy in John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation Many authors go to great lengths to explore the limits of human experience, testing realms beyond the imagination. Anything from physical boundaries to social boundaries are broken and thus redefined; Kafka explores the life of a man turned into a bug, Nabokov examines the life of a man ruled by a sexual desire that is taboo. With so much effort focused on the extremes of life, one work, a play by John Guare entitled Six Degrees of Separation

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    Extreme Censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 was an interesting Science fiction thriller that provided an odd view on the censorship of books. Not just some books, but all books. An entire distorted culture and civilization where all books are prohibited. And the penalty for being caught with books is that the books must be burned and in some cases the penalty may lead to death. In this tale of censorship and self discovery, Bradbury leads the reader

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    Feminism taken to Extremes in A Streetcar Named Misogyny As women's studies programs have proliferated throughout American universities, feminist "re-readings" of certain classic authors have provided us with the most nonsensical interpretations of these authors' texts. A case in point is that of Kathleen Margaret Lant's interpretation of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire in her essay entitled "A Streetcar Named Misogyny." Throughout the essay, she continually misreads Williams' intention

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    Extreme Sports Over the past ten years I have noticed that my local snowboarding park has become more crowded every season, especially with younger kids. This has not only been the case for snowboarding, but for all extreme sports. I’ve noticed this trend at my local skateboarding park also. More so, there has been a noticeable increase of extreme sports being broadcast on television today than ever before. These changes caused me to ask the question: why have extreme sports become so popular

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    An Inside Look at Extreme Programming

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    Introduction Extreme programming roots evolved from Kent Beck and Ware Cunningham working together on a research group at Tektronix and the collaboration used on the project. (Larman, pg. 170) Extreme programming really became known during the Chrysler Comprehensive Compensation (C3) project where Kent Beck took personal risk in deciding which factor of programming to emphasize. As the methods taken became known as Extreme Programming (XP) the founders are often considered to be Ward Cunningham (the

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    Extremes Collide In My Name Is Asher Lev By Chaim Potok In My Name is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok writes about a young boy in a Landover Hasidic community in Brooklyn who is an excellent artist. Asher travels through childhood hanging onto his art, but when his art interferes with his religious studies, Asher's two worlds of art and Torah collide. Potok deliberately chooses the extreme icons and symbols of secular life, such as the world of art, on the one hand, and of Judaism, Hasidim, and the

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    and the latter with a permanent planet hint that the former is not as safe, seeing as planets tend to outlast meteors. This quote might connect to the concept of extreme sports, seeing as their risk is exhilarating yet dangerous like the meteor, while a life without risk is the sleepy and permanent planet. This might imply that an extreme sport is a good way of becoming that brilliant meteor. I agree with the author’s claim and support the idea... ... middle of paper ... ...xtreme sport or as

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