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    read one of the Hans Christian Anderson's short stories, The Emperor's New Clothes. This Danish writer in his story made such a good picture of foolish kings and governors that now-a-days are much more before. Many years ago there was an emperor who was so excessively fond of new clothes that he spent all his money on them. He cared nothing about his army, nor for people and his country, except to showing off his new clothes. One day two swindlers came to castle and said to emperor that they can

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    The Witches' New Clothes

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    Witches’ New Clothes In Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, the author challenges the reads to ponder whether or not the witches foresaw the events of the play, or caused them to occur themselves. AS the play begins, Macbeth was a good, honest man, and loyal to his king; but upon meeting the three witches and hear their “prophecies,” he beings to defy that role by entertaining thoughts if becoming king. After writing to his wife, the Lady Macbeth, of this encounter, her ambitions feed off of such news and inspire

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    Imagery In Macbeth

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    Macbeth's ambition and the consequences thereof. We see this ambition, through Banquo, when he says, "New honours come upon him, / Like our strange garments, cleave not to their / mould but with the aid of use." (Shakespeare, Macbeth I, III, 144-146), meaning that new clothes do not fit our bodies, until we are accustomed to them. Throughout the entire play, Macbeth is constantly wearing new clothes (titles), that are not his, and do not fit. Hence, his ambition. This ambition, as we see, is what leads

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    Characterization in Sister Carrie

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    From early in the novel we see Drouet established as a representative of the new America - industrialism, capitalism, and nouveau riche successes.  When Carrie meets Drouet on the train, his manners and fine dress impress her but they are only a cover for an identity that believes he needs to impress others to be successful.  In other words, Drouet's manners and attitudes are put on like so many new clothes, discarded when they no longer fit his purposes.  However, it is exactly these superficial

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    Pygmalion

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    proposes to Eliza when she comes to ask for English lessons from the Professor. He then makes a bet with another man, Colonel Pickering, who says he will pay for her new clothes and English lessons, if Higgins can make a lady out of her in six months. The deal is made, and Eliza is immediately washed up and put into new, clean clothes. The play begins like this, which sets the plot for the rest of the story. An example of modern day class relations with speech can be described by linguistic anthropologists

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    The purpose of this essay is to analyze a personal conflict using Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and Jerry B. Harvey’s concept “The Abilene Paradox.” It will also describe an experience in the personal life of Debbie Williams and attempt to compare its similarities to the Abilene Paradox. (Harvey, 1988) The tendency for groups to embark on excursions that no group member wants is what Harvey now refers to as the Abilene Paradox. Harvey goes on to explain how the Abilene

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    Over-consumption = More Waste The single most important environmental issue today is over-consumerism, which leads to excess waste. We buy too much. We think we always need new and better stuff. Will we ever be satisfied? There will always be something better or cooler on the market. Because we live in a capitalistic consumer culture, we have absorbed things like: “Get it while the getting’s good,” “Offer ends soon, buy while it lasts,” “For great deals, come on down…Sunday Sunday Sunday!” We

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    are mostly composed of white people and the upper class. Even if the show claims to be about the working class the characters are usually never seen working or even warring about money, they also never have a problem paying rent or buying new clothes. This gives a false image of the working class. The lack of a divers cast also misleads the audience the black population is expected to outnumber the white population in this country by the year 2009. Yet all major television stations don't

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    short story

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    A NEW PAGE by P. Ringon It’s been two weeks, and I haven’t made any real friends. It’s just that, I feel as if no one likes me. Sure, I’ve talked to a few people, like Jessica and this really hot guy Chase, but I’m starting to feel lonely again. I mean, I was captain of the cheerleading squad at my old school, and was one of the popular girls. Diary, I just don’t get it. Well, whatever, I’m way too tired to keep on writing so, let’s just hope tomorrow will be at least a little different from the

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    according to her. His father didn’t like to argue with his mother so never really did anything. People at school didn’t know what was going on. Dave felt unloved and unwanted. He was lonely and didn’t have any friends. Since he only got to wear new clothes once a year, he was often made fun of . David goes through several changes. In the beginning David was a very happy child and had a perfect family. His mom was very loving and took care of them. They would go on family trips and had a good time

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