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    The Scarlet Letter

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    The Scarlet Letter In most books, readers see events and happenings in their own personal way, which differs slightly from other readers' interpretations of the same book. In The Scarlet Letter, however, a radical new theory has developed on the death of Arthur Dimmesdale. Originally, it was generally accepted that Chillingworth's part in the death of Dimmesdale was purely psychological, but perhaps he played a greater role than thought before. In the book, Chillingworth is a physician

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    toxins deadly to humans, but we have found ways to combat some of them. How do the toxins in nature affect the body and how does man fight back? Many plants are poisonous from poison ivy and poison sumac to flowers used in bouquets such as larkspur and lily of the valley. Plants spread their poisons in different ways. Their poisons rang from skin irritation to death. Some are poisonous to the touch while others are orally toxic and have to be ingested to cause harm. Aconite is a plant that is poisonous

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    Hamlet

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    The Revenge of Prince Hamlet Shakespeare’s, Hamlet, is a wonderfully written play that has many tangled webs of lies, betrayal, and revenge. The play starts off with the death of Hamlets father, the king. One night Hamlet sees the ghost of his dead father. The ghost speaks to Hamlet and tells him that he was killed by Claudius. Claudius, who is Hamlets uncle, has recently become the new king and as well married Hamlets fathers wife, Gertrude. Prince Hamlet devotes himself to avenging his fathers

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    Exploring the Ruin of Man in Rappaccini's Daughter Who will redeem man from his evil tendencies and his fallen state?  Nathaniel Hawthorne in "Rappaccini's Daughter" delves into the nature of man and reveals that the evil imaginations and machinations of man may eventually lead to his ruin. "Rappaccini's Daughter" is a story set in the mid-nineteenth century in Padua, Italy, a country well known for its romantic stories and history. This period in time was marked by various scientific discoveries

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    Reasons to End Social Poisoning on the Internet [NOTE: Many of the links the student refers to are no longer active.] While spreading the word of knowledge to the masses, the internet simultaneously dispenses social poisons. Many of the recipients are, unfortunately, children, and despite the American policy of free-speech, this kind of unintentional inculcation must stop. One of the problems lies in the fact that the right to criticize and the right to display "poisonous" material are one

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    Imagery In Othello

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    The function of imagery in the mid-sixteenth century play Othello by William Shakespeare is to aid characterisation and define meaning in the play. The antagonist Iago is defined through many different images, Some being the use of poison and soporifics, sleeping agents, to show his true evil and sadistic nature. Othello’s character is also shaped by much imagery such as the animalistic, black and white, and horse images which indicates his lustful, sexual nature. Characterisation of women is heavily

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    the food served isn’t lower quality. The food is not even food. It is poison! The chain restaurants food that is sold to the world population contains over 70 cancer-promoting ingredients (Roberts), not to mention it also contains preservatives that are butane-based, bleached flour, and the main ingredient found in silly putty (Breyer). It is clear that McDonalds does not sell food that anyone should be eating; yet, it poisons 68 million people a day, or in other words one percent of the population

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    ('Tis sweet and commendable in your nature, Hamlet ...') shows him to be a master of persuasiveness. He encourages Polonius to practise subterfuge; his favourite weapon is poison. This recourse to poison, initially against his own brother, nauseously poured into the ear of the sleeping king, is repugnant; and in the final act, poison is used both on Laertes' sword and in the cup of wine that is to be offered to Hamlet. But from the start, his very words are like a drug, aimed at deflecting Hamlet away

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    Rappaccini’s Daughter Essay: The Irony

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    relaates to the medical establishment, which is traditionally sworn to uphold the health of people, but in this story Dr. Rappaccini, out of scientific zeal, has been skewed away from the fundamental purpose of medicine. It is indeed ironic that he poisons his own daughter and her boyfriend, alienating them from society and dooming them. The tale takes place in Padua, Italy, where a Naples student named Giovanni Guascanti has relocated in order to attend the medical school there. His modest room

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    atmosphere of the play and reinforce the main themes. Through this, the audience is able to grasp a better understanding of the play. Throughout Othello, images relating to poison frequently occur. These references are predominantly made by Iago. This seems appropriate for Iago who exhibits the characteristics of poison; they being fatal and deadly. There are several possible explanations to what motivates Iago: being overlooked for the lieutenancy, the belief that Othello and Cassio had committed

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    The Count of Monte Cristo

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    Mercédès Contrast of Madame de Villefort Love and hate are most common and basic traits that portray characters in novels. Hate is strong characteristic to have because it can bring out the worst qualities out of person those who are considered loving people. Love is quality that describe as passion or affection for others.In the Count of Monte Cristo Mercédès and Madame De Villefort have these qualities and they are both very different. They are very different because Mercédès is beautiful loving

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    implements this method when he says “All of Harlem, indeed, seemed to be infected by waiting” (73). This sentence is placed in between two moments. Prior to this sentence, Baldw... ... middle of paper ... ...bat the poison with it, “…perhaps poison should be fought with poison” (78). Through his own experiences, Baldwin is able to highlight the social condition that he was surrounded with during that period. Through skillful use of words and transition, Baldwin was able to indirectly question

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    desires another woman, Iole, and, off stage, destroys her father’s kingdom so that he can have her and then sends Iole to his home. In response to this, Deianira, desiring Heracles to love her, and not keep another woman in their house, uses a deadly poison, which she believed was a love potion, hoping to make him love only her. Because of this, he dies, and she kills herself out of remorse. Both of them desire, both of them act on their desires, and both of them die because of desire. However, the way

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    Essay On Aconite

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    For this assignment I have chosen to demonstrate my knowledge about Aconite. In muggle society Aconite is also known as ‘The Queen of poisons’, Blue rocket, Devil’s helmet, leopard’s bane and women’s bane. In magic society Aconite is known as Monkshood or Wolfsbane. Aconite is a plant with magical and non-magical properties. Aconite has dark green leaves. The stem is crowned by large blue, purple, white, yellow or pink flowers. These herbaceous perennial plants grow in the wild, in forest and in

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    Divergent is Cool

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    perform what is the least work or what is not burdensome, so all it takes is one to infect the rest. Agreeing with Tris’s mother when she says, “Look where they got us. Human beings as a whole cannot be good for long before the bad creeps back in and poisons us again.” In Divergent there are five separate factions that together make up the society. These factions all stand for different characteristics: bravery, intelligence, selflessness, honesty, and peaceful...

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    uses images of poison and death to create moods of death and sorrow. In Romeo and Juliet, poison very often represents death. One example of where images of poison represent death occurs after Juliet receives a potion from Friar Lawrence that is supposed to put her to sleep for forty-two hours. Before she takes it, she expresses a portentous doubt about her trust in the cunning Friar's plan. She worries about the possibility of this potion actually being a pernicious poison, which could lead

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    "The Dog will have his Day" When fear overcomes individuals, it acts like a "poison"; it paralyses them, which forces them to escape. In the play, Hamlet, Shakespeare reveals how it is human nature for people to run and hide from a quandary. Hamlet being burdened with the sins of Denmark tries to find a proper escape that will not force him to take decisive action. To Shakespeare the desire for escape is an unpredictable one. Eventually fate has its way; a person can try to avoid it but it will

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    1914: Tear gas 1915: Large-scale use and lethal gases 1915: More deadly gases 1916: Austrian Use 1917: Mustard gas Post-war 1914 It’s August 1914 and Britain has just joined the Great War but there’s a new enemy on the horizon, poison gases. The first recorded uses of poison gases being used in World War 1 are from the French targeting the Germans with tear gas. Originally used by the French police against riot outbreaks from 1912, the army did not know how more powerful the gas was in an open area

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    compositions is the use of poison. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, poison is the master metaphor. Poison is the major theme in the play, both literally and figuratively. A story of love, vengeance, and betrayal, Hamlet is one of Shakespeare’s greatest works. The play is partly constructed around the literal use of poisons. In Act 1, Scene 5, Hamlets’ Father says, "Upon my secure hour thy uncle

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    Forensic toxicology is a branch of forensic science concerned with the study of toxic substances or poisons; toxicology is the study of the toxic or harmful effects of chemicals. It is concerned with how toxins act, when their harmful effects occur, and what the symptoms and treatments are for poisoning. It also involves the identification of the substances involved (Interdisciplinary). Forensic toxicologists have faced numerous challenges throughout the 1800’s and are still facing some of these

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