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  • Chance And Fate
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    It is said in The Bible that God has given Man "free will". Unfortunately for Man, The Bible does not entail exactly what "free will" is. Some speculate that there is a force called Chance. These people believe that through a serious of coincidence, luck, and their own choices, they can control their future. Others believe in a force known as Fate. With this line of thinking, everything has a goal, and those goals will be met eventually. This gives the believer a sense of inevitability and they ...
  • Iphigenia's Fate Of Death
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    Euripides' Iphigenia at Aulisby: Danielle Riley There are obviously many obligations at hand in Iphigenia at Aul is. The one however that widely catches my attention is Iphigenia's ending decision to accept her fate. Iphigenia's fate of death is a sacrifice that her father Agamemnon has to uphold to his brother Menelaus. Agamemnon like any father would not willingly offer his child as a sacrifice, however he does so because of his "commander-in-chief" position and the oath he took on behalf of M...
  • Simple Seeming Choice Within The Wyrd
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    WYRD, FATE AND GEIS The old Nordic word 'wyrd', from which the modern adjective 'weird' is derived, is a kind of synonym for 'fate'. Yet unlike the Greek concept - with everything preordained, predestined, fixed, wyrd is dynamic, active, a chaotic interweaving of choices and consequences, and sometimes some very strange twists... which is why it's called 'weird'! Although the basic concepts underlying both wyrd and fate come from the same Indo-European myth group, they " ve developed in very dif...
  • My Fate And My Choice
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    Romeo and Juliet - Theme analysis Fate or choice? Choice or fate? How does one separate these ideals? Can one? Shakespeare could not. Nor can we. Fate and choice are so intertwined that our choices determine our fate, and our fate determines our choices. William Shakespeare trusts the audience to scrutinize whether it is fate or choice that rules our human life. Shakespeare aptly conveys this oxymoron (with which people have been dealing for ages) through the evidence and structure of his play, ...
  • Fate
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    IN the above quote from "Of Human Bondage", it is implied that fate is inevitable, that is also implied in Oedipus Rex. The idea is that people are responsible for their actions, but cannot be held a countable for them because all of their actions were Preordained. TO all in this book, Fate has determined thier lives before they were born. The idea that fate is inevitable is clearly the overriding theme of this book is clearly portrayed when Oedipus states, "Woe! Woe! It is all plain indeed! O l...
  • Sorry Water
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    Say [maybe say] (don? t say) Where's my towel? I got some condensation in my headphones... (Chorus: ) Im sorry water... i never meant to waste you... i never meant to make you dry but tonight... you " ll go back to the sky... [one more time... ] i said im sorry water... you flowed into the ocean... you got evaporated, but tonight... you " ll get "precipitated.".. (Verses: ) 1 yo... first things first... evaporation from the sea; with heat from the sun, a cloud i can be Chorus 2 water vapor net m...

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