• The Loman Family And Their Problems Of The Spirit
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    The Loman Family and Their Problems of the Spirit. In his 1950 Nobel Prize acceptance speech, William Faulkner lamented the dearth of problems of the spirit in modern literature and pointed out the importance of the old universal truths love and honor and pity and pride and compassion and sacrifice in weaving a successful, meaningful story. Faulkner placed these human traits into a genus all their own and labeled it the human heart in conflict with itself. Part of the reason Arthur Millers play ...
  • William Blake Divine Image
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    Innocence & Experience in Blake's Poetry William Blake focused on biblical images in the majority of his poetry and prose. Much of his well-known work comes from the two compilations Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience. The poems in these compilations reflect Blake's metamorphosis in thought as he grew from innocent to experienced. An example of this metamorphosis is the two poems The Divine Image and A Divine Image. The former preceded the latter by one year. Blake's poems of innocence ...
  • The Dark Side Of Hawthorne
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    The Dark Side of Hawthorne In The House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne exhibits the fate of a family due to a curse by analyzing the most "disagreeable" secrets of a man's soul (Great Lives 1077). Hawthorne shows the decay of an aristocratic family due to the sins of the past. He uses allegory within his character's personalities and emotions to expose "the truth of the human heart" (biography). Hawthorne's chosen location for this novel reflects greatly on his life and specifically hi...
  • Arthur Dimmesdale Chillingworth Hester Sin
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    In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne the reader gains insight into the background and personalities of the characters through Roger Chillingworth and Arthur Dimmesdale. These two characters show us the evil in the novel, the unfolding sin, and add a special romance to the novel Arthur Dimmesdale is the preacher in the Puritan settlement. He becomes involved with Hester Pyrene, the wife of Roger Chillingworth. Pearl, Hester's daughter comes to her from Reverend Dimmesdale. Hester is force...
  • Heart To Heart Human Artificial Body
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    With technological advances every day, the human heart and the artificial heart are beginning to bridge the gap between the artificial and the natural. These two objects are becoming very similar, yet the human heart still has many advantages over the artificial heart. The human heart still ranks superior over the artificial heart because of its structure, design, and the fact that it can be medically treated and become stronger. Primary, the human heart differs from the artificial heart because...