• Othello Tragic Hero
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    Othello as a Tragic Hero William Shakespeare's famous tragedy "Othello, the Moor of Venice" (c. 1604, as reprinted in Laurence Perrine and Thomas R. Arp, Literature: Structure Sound and Sense, 6 th ed. [Fort Worth: Harcourt, 1993]1060-1148) is arguably one of the finest, if not the finest, tragedies in the literary history of Western civilization. This paper discusses Othello as a "tragic hero" and compares him to the great Aristotle's concept of what a "tragic hero" actually is. First, we need...
  • Hamlet A Man Of Many Qualities
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    Hamlet: A Man of Many Qualities Tanya TugwoodHamlet is a man of many different qualities and he reveals only certain qualities to certain people. Hamlet draws his audience, the reader, into noticing the different qualities that he has. His qualities are shown through his conversations with other characters as well as through his soliloquies. These words of wisdom and help to distinguish how Hamlet feels about each other character that he encounters. The phrases and speeches that Hamlet addresses...
  • Friendship Good Friend
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    When I think about what makes someone a good friend, Think about all the characteristics of my own friends. My personal definition of a friend, is someone who is always looking out for me, and will help me if I'm in trouble. Friend has to be someone I trust and who trusts me in return. Another important characteristic in a friend is someone who I can talk to, and make me laugh. One of the most important traits of a friend, is someone who will help you if you need it. One personal experience Iha...
  • Good Friend Person People Trust
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    Education in the Classroom, or in the Real World Oscar Wilde and Lord Brougham have different ideas about the education system. Wilde states Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. This means that education does not teach a person every thing they need to know, a person learns from doing things outside of school. Lord Brougham says Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern ...
  • Good Friend Coincidence Lucie Manette
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    Charles Dickens beautifully incorporates the use of many literary devices, irony, allusions, tone, point of view, and many others. He develops the story around a young French woman, Lucie Manette, who has just found her father, Dr. Manette. Dickens uses situations around Lucie and her Father, to integrate the device of irony, which in some cases just turns out to be coincidence. So many times irony is confused with coincidence, to illustrate the difference here are a few examples. Take a look at...
  • Obligations Of Friend Simon Joe Outsider
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    Simon Birch Journal Entry By Alyssa Schankman Simon Birch is a film about outsiders, friendship, and love and sacrifice revolving around the life of a diminutive twelve-year-old boy named Simon. It captures the answers to the questions studied in the course of English thus far during the short story "The Lady or the Tiger" and the novels A Separate Peace and Lord of the Flies. In the film, Simon acted as an outsider, a friend, and a sacrifice. As all those things, Simon became a hero. I believe...
  • A Good Friend Life Important Person
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    Thu Tran English 108 A Essay # 1 A Good Friend Most people have a lot of friendships through their life. However, it is true to think that a friend relationship is more important than a family relationship sometimes. There is a proverb that says, "A friend in need is a friend indeed." I have a lot of friends since I came to the United States, but I believe that Nancy is not only my aunt but also the best friend in my life. She is ten years older than I am and she is very nice and friendly. Durin...
  • Narrative Essay Of A Midsummer Night's Dream
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    CHARACTERS A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy of situations and confusions, which are further complicated by a group of fairies interfering and interacting with human beings. In short, the play resembles a pleasant dream where no one can be sad or disappointed for long. The interest lies not in the evolution of characters but in the development of the actions and the events that contribute to them. Hence, the characterization is rather shallow with most of the characters not changing fro...
  • Brutus And Cassius Character Foils In Julius Caesar
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    In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the two main characters are presented as foils to each other. Brutus and Cassius, two of the lead conspirators whom arranged the assassination of the Roman political figure Julius Caesar, remain in direct contrast throughout the play. Although they do succeed in the murder of Caesar and victory in the battle that ensues, there is discord because of their conflicting attitudes especially evident in their personality traits, motives in conspiracy, ...
  • Great Expectations Pip's Changes In Life
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    Pip's change is caused by both the changes in his environment and his changed stature in life. As a result of his changed stature he makes new friends which are influential, and his attitude toward his friends that he has from the beginning changes for the worse. His level of ingratitude stays the same for most of the book except for towards the end when Joe takes care of him. Most of the changes that came about made Pip's life more difficult. From the time when Pip was a little boy, Joe had alw...
  • Good Friend Advice Care Sacrifice
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    Encountering a good friend can be quite difficult in the contemporary lives of teenagers. They experience an immense amount of worries and problems throughout the day, that being a good friend is one of their last priorities. I, myself, was once baffled by what the definition of a "good" friend was, until I discovered a single step that if taken would make you the greatest friend there is. Willingness. That is all it takes in order to be considered a good friend. If you lack will, there is a di...