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    The Grapes of Wrath: Beauty in the Midst of Hopelessness The Grapes of Wrath portrays life at its darkest.  It is the story of migrant workers and the hardships and heartbreaks that they experience as they are driven from their land - the land that  they have lived on for generations - so the banks can make a profit. Sure, cried the tenant men, but it's our land.  We measured it and broke it up.  We were born on it, and we got killed on it, died on it.  That's what makes it ours - being born

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    Hopelessness of the Irish in Nineteenth Century England Throughout my research into the subject of the Irish in England's industrial north during the early nineteenth century, one fact became quite clear; contemporary writers' treatment of the Irish was both minimal and negative. I consulted many sources, Friedrich Engels, Leon Faucher, James Kay-Shuttleworth to name but a few and the reoccurring theme as pertaining to the Irish in all these works was mainly consistent; the Irish were a lazy

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    Hopelessness, Futility and Escape in The Glass Menagerie The Glass Menagerie is set in the cramped, dinghy apartment of the Wingfield family.  It is just one of many such apartments in this lower-class neighborhood. Not one of the Wingfield family members desires to live this apartment. Poverty is what traps them in their humble abode. The escape from this lifestyle, this apartment and these relationships is a significant theme throughout the play. These escapes may be related to the fire escape

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    Hopelessness in Albert Camus' The Plague and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot Does Existentialism deny the existence of God? Can God possibly exist in a world full of madness and injustice? Albert Camus and Samuel Beckett address these questions in The Plague and Waiting for Godot. Though their thinking follows the ideals of existentialism, their conclusions are different. Camus did not believe in God, nor did he agree with the vast majority of the historical beliefs of the Christian religion

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    Hopelessness

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    Hopelessness Screaming. Constant screaming. It's so loud and goes on for so long that you can't stand any more. And it gets louder. More persistent. More unrelenting. Louder and louder and louder until you can't see how to stop it. But you have to stop it. To stop the pain. To stop the hurt. To stop everything * * * "Room 309. Lily Halliwell. She's yours. Quite an interesting case. The notes are all here," he held up the clipboard he was carrying and handed it to Dr. Quinn. "Patricia

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    considering the work, its author, and the comments I have found about the play, I have come up with three hypotheses as to the meaning and overall theme. Either it is about Humanity waiting for a savior that does exist to return; or it could be about the hopelessness of Humanity waiting for a savior that doesn’t exist, and therefore will never come; or, the easiest of possibilities, that Waiting really has no theme at all. This last theory is the one that I most readily accept, and the answer that Samuel Beckett

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    Bruce Almighty

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    Kimberly Mena                                        2/15/05 Mr. Shea                                         Bruce Almighty Bruce Almighty Watching Bruce Almighty, starring Jim Carrey, we were shown several scenes. In these scenes examples of hopelessness, individualism, enlightened self- interest, compassion, hope, love, free will, relationships, sin, and images of God were seen throughout them. In scene 2: This is my Luck; an example of compassion is when Grace is getting ready to give blood to

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    The Imagery of Bloodshed in The Oresteia

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    The blood will be transformed from pain into a deliverance from the blood vendetta. Throughout the Oresteia, there is a transformation in Aeschylus' use of blood imagery. In Agamemnon, he uses it to illustrate the suffering and hopelessness that arise out of the vendetta system of justice. Then, in The Libation Bearers, he continues use of the imagery as the bloody cycle continues and also uses it to testify to the beginnings of the search for a deliverance from all the bloodshed

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    Agency and Servitude via Hopelessness in The Moonstone and “The Woman’s Labor” Upon an initial read, both Mary Collier’s “The Washerwomen” and Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone show the servant as a figure who has little control over their own life and choices. In Collier’s poem, the washerwoman toils from early morning to late at night in order to make ends meet, all while dealing with the abuse of the mistress. In The Moonstone, servants are treated with more respect than the Washerwomen Collier

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    Suicide In Jails

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    the result of isolation. Isolation causes an individual to lose all social support systems. Placing an individual in isolation may be a form of protection, but this gives the individual an opportunity to concentrate on feelings of hopelessness (Winkler 1992). Hopelessness can be defined as the presence of despair and negative feelings about the future (Shneidman 1987).Isolation can also produce a severe threat to those inmates who have difficulty with coping abilities as this only encourages future

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