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  • Genuine Concern For Justice Issues
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    For the last few years, I have been going through life trying to figure out what my purpose is. My drive for life had been lost, and I needed spiritual guidance. As I reflected on the past, it brought a feeling of emptiness within. By stepping back and allowing the Lord to lead me, my life finally had purpose, a direction and set values. These values came second nature to breathing, however I never viewed them as things I had to do. They were things I enjoyed doing. The Franciscan Values that ar...
  • Lovborg And Thea's Life
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    Hedda Gabler Hedda Gabler is a more modern tragic figure. Like Job, she has gone through pain and suffering. Just as many of the Greek tragic figures and Job confront their Gods, Hedda Gabler confronts the controlling forces in her life. She needs control and in order for her to gain control over her life she commits suicide and does it beautifully to fulfill her romantic quest. It is implied, though never clearly stated, that Hedda grew up without a female influence. Her father who was a Genera...
  • Abner Control Over His Family
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    Russ Crawford English 115 Analysis essay Control Control is a word that can mean a variety of things. Control can mean having power and having command over something. It can mean restraint against outside forces, as well as manipulating other forces or persons. Control can be a limitation or influence over certain things or rule over certain people. Control is something that most people like to have over their own lives, no matter what the definition or interpretation of control might be. Willia...
  • Neil's Father
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    "Carpe diem boys, seize the day!" Robin Williams' character exclaims in the film "Dead Poets Society". Williams portrays passionate English professor John Keating, whose lessons go far beyond the classroom. Keating teaches his students to follow their own hearts and minds instead of the conformist ideals taught at their strict boarding school. Several of Keating's students take his lessons to heart and resurrect the Dead Poets Society, a secret club that meets late at night to read and discuss p...
  • Freedom And Control Throughout The Play
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    The Tempest is a play that explores many themes, one of which is the theme of freedom versus control. This theme can be explored by examining the characters of the play. There are countless examples of power and authority through control, along with characters having a strong desire for there freedom. All the characters in the play suffer some sort of incarceration before they are free. I will further explore the theme of freedom versus Control in the Tempest. For a start the characters in The T...
  • Facade Of Garson's Freedom
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    In the short story The Electric Ant, Philip. K. Dick is expressing his sarcastic al opinion of man in society and man's inability to distinguish between the truth and fantasy. Using his main character's life, Garson Poole, the author illustrates teh delusion of mankind's freedom. This delusion is demonstrated by three components of Garson's life: his automated reality chip, and his emotional and physical makeup as an organic robot. Garson Poole who, prior to his detection of the reality chip was...
  • Kelvin's Life
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    Main Idea of Solaris The main idea of the novel Solaris, by Stanislaw Lem, is commonly thought as a pretty easily distinguishable one. It is thought mainly as a study of the question: What is human I see it a different way. In my opinion the main idea of the novel is life is what you make of it. I think that this theme is trumpeted throughout the novel. This theme is shown through the actions of the ocean and the individuals on the spacecraft. Even the visitors exhibit the choices that make thei...
  • Taekwon Do
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    At the risk of sounding clich " ed, TaeKwon-Do to me is more than just a sport or hobby or pastime, but, rather, a way of life. It has consumed me more than family, friends, school, or any other sport I have ever played. As Grandmaster is fond of pointing out, when I first came to him, I was weak, insecure, selfish, dishonest, lazy, et cetera. In other words, a typical American teenager. However, in 2 years, with the help of Grandmaster Kang, I was transformed from that feeble child to a man. No...
  • Control Of Their Lives As Decisions
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    I would certainly have to agree when it's said that women during Elizabethan England didn't have much control of their lives. Most of the women during such times were under control or live on other people's orders and the rules of community or country. They have no control of their lives as decisions are made mostly by the one that is from a higher rank or more powerful and even parents. Let's just take a look at the nurse who works for Viola's family. I would have to say that the nurse doesn't ...
  • One In Control Of My Body
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    One night a man had a dream. He dreamed that he was walking along the beach with the LORD. Across the sky flashed scenes from his life. For each scene, the man noticed two sets of footprints in the sand: one belonging to him, the other to the LORD. When the last scene of his life passed before him, the man looked back at the footprints in the sand. He noticed that many times along the path of his life there was only one set of footprints. He also noticed that it happened at the very lowest and s...

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