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    Frankenstein: Victor

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    Frankenstein: Victor Victor Frankenstein has always been fascinated by nature. By the time he was in his late teens he was at a school of science. This school sparked his obsession with recreating human life. This was not an easy task because of the minuteness of the organs, etc, which forced him to design an oversized human, about eight feet tall. After many unhealthy months of labor, he finally achieved his goal. The hideous creature sat up and grinned at Victor. Victor fled immediately. When

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    Victor Frankenstein

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    Question #7- What difficult circumstances is Walton encountering when he meets Victor Frankenstein? In the letters that Robert Walton sent to his sisters, there is legit evidence that he was encountering difficult circumstances when he met Victor Frankenstein. When Walton's vessel was sailing to the Northern Pole they encountered heavy fog and lots of ice. Walton's exact words were, "...we were nearly surrounded by ice" (8). and he also exclaimed, "...we were compassed round by a very thick fog"

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    Victor Hugo

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    "Oh Memories! Treasures in darkness born! Murky horizon of our ancient dreams! Dear brilliance of a past that brightly beams! Casting a radiance on things dead and gone" (Hugo 116)! In a foreign land, in a foreign era, an extinct sound resides in the atmosphere. It's the sound of a world that has never experienced or conceived of anything like an automobile or a jet, a television or a radio, a microwave or even an alarm clock. It's the sound of a small population, people that live on the amusement

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    The Determined Victor Jimmy Connors The Determined Victor What is a hero? A hero is someone who has achieved many goals in their life; someone admired for his impressive exploits; or someone who shows tremendous courage. A hero controls a great deal of power of authority, or strong influence over others. When people envision a hero, they usually think of a champion, a paragon, a conqueror, or a celebrity. Jimmy Connors represented all these qualities. He displayed power when he was on the

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    Les Misérables is an epic tale of hope, empathy, sympathy, redemption and hate set in post-revolutionary France. Written by acclaimed author Victor Hugo, Les Misérables follows the transformation of its two main characters from criminal to honest man and from dedicated reactionary to compassionate fellow man. Written sometime between 1845 and 1862, Hugo provides a detailed look into nineteenth century France’s society and politics. BY combining his story of redemption with the wrongdoings of the

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    Victor Horta

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    Victor Horta was an architect in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was born in Ghent, Belgium and while he would study and lecture abroad some, most of his work was done in his native country. Horta was a widely respected architect most know for his implementation of the ideas and principles of the new “Art Nouveau” movement to architecture. After the First World War his style would evolve to more modern and simplistic methods. His style would fall out of favor for a time after his death

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    Eugene Victor Debs Eugene Victor Debs was the most well known as a leader of the American Socialist Party. Eugene Debs had no executive positions but he was most popular leader of the socialist movements in American history. He was a revolutionary and he wanted to establish a socialism in America. Eugene V. Debs was born on fifth of the November, 1855. His father Jean Daniel Debs small storekeeper was originally from the Colmar, Alsace and emigrated with his wife Marguerite Marie Debs to Terre Haute

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    The Meaning of Life According to Victor E. Frankl The meaning of life, defined by Victor E. Frankl, is the will to find your meaning in life. It is not the meaning of life in general, but rather the specific meaning of a person’s life at a given moment. He believes that if you are approached with the question of “what is the meaning of my life” or in this case, “life is meaningless,” then you should reverse the question to that person asking the question. For example: What are you bringing to

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    Victor Hugo the Romanticist

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    Et nox facta est, written by Victor Hugo (1802-1885) in the mid nineteenth century, is the first part of an epic poem called The End of Satan. What is being illustrated in Hugo’s piece of writing is Satan’s fall from heaven which demonstrates the morals and historical values of religion; specifically Christianity. Hugo wanted to present “both psychological acuity and powerful identification with the figure of a rebel” (Hugo 780), the rebel being the Devil himself. The importance of this piece is

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    what is at heart. In Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Dr. Victor Frankenstein, is a scientist inspired by the study of the dead. He wants to be able to give life back to the deceased. Why is Victor motivated to plunge into bringing life back from inanimate matter? He spends all of his time concentrating on this one goal and ignores his family and friends. His life is destroyed because of his selfish obsession by the power to create life. Once Victor is successful in his creation, everything falls apart

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