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    Let’s face it, not many of us get any formal training when it comes to being a gentleman. We attract girls by showing off, proving our manliness by doing something to hurt ourselves then bask in feminine sympathy. We’re too busy playing sports to learn how to do laundry. And why should we learn how to do laundry? When we’re in the big leagues, someone else will do it anyway. Women are very capable creatures. They can open their own doors and defend themselves if they know where to strike a guy…it

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    The true purpose of every man is to become a gentleman- the level of maturity. A gentleman is the one who focuses his joys upon wisdom. There many pathways unto becoming a gentleman but there are also many adversaries on this path. Although most adversaries are outsides of man, the greatest of them all is the adversary. This adversary has existed since the creation of the world; it is a great virus that has ruled over man by infesting every segment of his heart with its disease. The disease creates

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    of what it means to be a gentleman; namely, Anne Elliot’s merit-based perspective and Sir Walter Elliot and Lady Russell’s aristocratic perspective. At the time, landed gentry and aristocrats believed that a man could only be considered a gentleman if he owned land; came from a wealthy, noble family; and did not need to work for an income. However, due to the rise of the middle class in England, Austen also included other opinion: that it was possible to become a gentleman through study, adherence

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    The True Gentleman of Great Expectations To determine if someone is a gentleman, one must look within them and not focus upon their material wealth. In the novel Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens, three characters show qualities of a true gentleman. Pip, Joe, and Provis have true gentlemen-like characteristics, which are shown through the way they live and present themselves. Pip's actions towards others are those of an authentic gentleman. For example, when Provis is very ill and

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    How Conan Doyle Perceives a Victorian Gentleman in Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes is a hero, he is also a typical Victorian gentleman. A very important fact about the books is that he was the first detective. This brought him much attention and many people loved this idea. He set the standard and has been copied by others many times. Detectives nowadays are still perceived to be just like Sherlock Holmes. They still have the same mannerisms: for example Sherlock Holmes Detectives nowadays

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    The staple to each tradition in the south, and ultimately masculinity, is to be a southern gentleman. William Faulkner, a man with the most southern of blood running through his veins, was everything but a southern gentleman. A southern gentleman is to support his family, to be the sole provider. To support something such as a family is a great responsibility, and it is expected of a southern gentleman to be able to handle that responsibility. Faulkner did not have a secure job or income. He wrote

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    The Influence of Confucius on Chinese Culture

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    means by which one may achieve the higher ideal of following the Way.”2 The gentleman extensively studies literature and restrains himself with the rules of propriety. Thus he will not violate the Way. "3 And also " Set your heart upon the Way. Support yourself by its virtue. Rely on goodness. Find recreation in the arts."4 Confucius put the moral duties before the arts as the essential activities of the gentleman. "A young man's duty is to behave well to his parents at home and to in love

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    A gentleman in the twentieth century is considered a man that is courteous, polite, and honorable. Confucius had the same definition of what a gentleman was but he precisely described what a man had to do in order to be considered a gentleman. In the Analects of Confucius, a translation by Chichung Huang, he translates Confucius teachings about life. There are four main things that Confucius applied to his teachings: culture, wholehearted sincerity, truthfulness, and moral conduct. His teachings

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    children. However Atticus does his best to be the ideal father to Jem and Scout and is the best lawyer to defend Tom Robinson because he is courageous, gentlemanly, and wise. One of Atticus’s predominant qualities is what gentleman he is. He shows this when he teaches Jem how to be a gentleman and shows an example by speaking with Ms. Dubose: Easy does it son, Atticus would say. She’s an old lady and she’s ill. You just hold your head high and be a gentlemen. Whatever she says to you, it’s your job not to

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    eventually lead him to becoming a genuinely good man. During his journey into adulthood, Pip comes to realize two diverse concepts of being a gentleman and he comes to find the real gentlemen in his life aren't the people he had thought. Encouraged by Mrs. Joe and Pumblechook, as a child Pip entertains fantasies of becoming a gentleman. In the eyes of Pip a gentleman is to be wealthy, educated and have a high class, thus Pip's desires. In his mind, Pip has connected the ideas of moral, social, and

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