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  • Aristotle's Examination Of Friendship In Nicomachean Ethics
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    Throughout Aristotle's examination of friendship in Nicomachean Ethics, he refers to the friendship between a parent and a child in a number of different ways. Aristotle believes that there are three different kinds of friendship. One type is a friendship based on the use one friend has for anther. In this case, two people are friends because they give an advantage to the other or serve some useful purpose. An example of this would be a person who is friends with someone because he is popular or...
  • Form Of Friendship With Other Individuals
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    The human survival is based on friendship. From the highest authority to the lowest bums living on the streets all of them have experienced in some way or the other one of these different kinds of friendships. We take this friendship for granted because it is something that exists naturally in society and most of us never really have to actually go out into the world looking for a friend. Those of us who have had to live in a foreign country or in new surroundings have learned how important this...
  • John Grady Cole And Lacey
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    During adolescence, friends bring an intimate quality of support that can't be provided by any adult. In the novel "All the Pretty Horses", by Cormac McCarthy, John Grady Cole and Lacey Rawlins illustrate characteristics of a typically strong and supportive friendship but at some points also show some weaknesses. One prominent point in the novel where a good friendship is needed is at the jail. At a point when a person is faced with fear and death all around, they need a good friend they can tru...
  • Pleasurable Friendship
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    In Nicomachea n Ethics, Aristotle tells us that there are three types of friendships; the useful, the pleasurable, and the perfect. In this paper, I am going to try to show why the pleasurable friendship is the worst kind to have, and of course why the perfect friendship would be the best. 'Now those who love each other for their utility do not love each other for themselves but in virtue of some good which they get form each other. ' (Nic. Ethics Bk. 8: 3) Among my extremes of the pleasurable a...
  • Three Different Types Of Friendships
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    Friendship is undoubtedly one of the most important elements in the books of Aristotle's ethical principles. Aristotle takes the idea of friendship to a serious degree. He categorizes them into three groups or types of friendships. This report will attempt to define each type of friendship as well as identify the role of friendship in a society. Aristotle considers friendship to be a necessity to live. He claims that no individual would chose to live without friends even if the individual had al...
  • Ox Bow Incident And First Knight
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    First Knight and The Ox-Bow Incident In the novel, 'The Ox-Bow Incident,' and the movie, 'First Knight,' the differences by far out weighed the similarities. Some of the more evident similarities Round Table had a set book of laws and rules that all knights must abide by, regardless of their feelings were, the characters seemed to both have leader which they followed, Tetley in 'the Ox-Bow', and King Arthur in 'FirstKnight'. Both groups seemed to follow what their so-called 'leaders's aid. Nobod...
  • Friendships
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    email: FriendshipWhat is friendship Friendship is a very special gift I have been blessed with and is something I cherish more each day. Friendship is an unspoken promise between two people that comes only from the heart; it is the feeling of knowing that someone will be there under any circumstance, despite any distance that may exist. Friendships give the opportunity for learning to trust someone and confide in that person with the most intimate feelings, dreams, and desires. Friendship is bei...
  • D'artagnan S Friends
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    Friendship of the Musketeers Everyone in the world has a few really good friends, these friends would do anything for you. Friendship has been shown throughout history in the form of stories, poems, and novels. In the book, The Three Musketeers, you find yourself reading about the friendship and the adventures that four men have. These friends supported each other when the times were bad and the pulled each other up when they wee down. The first example of friendship concerns M. d'Artagnan, d'Ar...
  • Male And Female Relationships
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    Female vs. Male Friendships Male and female friendships are different and alike in many ways. They differ in how men and women can relate to each other both physically and emotionally. Men and women also differ in the communication aspect. In both friendships, there is a certain level of competitiveness, and the friends obviously will have the same interest in common. Friendships will differ from person to person because of the different personalities, but there will be the same likes and differ...
  • Love Between Tanya And Vassily
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    Enemy at the Gates, a film with intense violence and man's inhumanity to man, tells the story of the triumph of love and friendship set amidst the brutality of World War II Stalingrad. It is the winter of 1942, and a desperate, poorly equipped and demoralized Russian army faces the possibility of crushing defeat by the might of the German blitzkrieg. A young na " ive soldier from the Urals, Vassily Zaitsev, arrives in Stalingrad where he is thrust into battle amid the needless slaughter of his f...
  • Theme Of Shyra's Letter
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    A letter written by my best-friend expressing how much she valued our friendship is what I chose to analyze. I chose this letter because it is of value to me. The letter reminds me of how our friendship used to be and the fun we used to have. We used to always write each other letters and send or give each other cards expressing how much we valued each other's friendship. We do not spend time doing those things anymore, so this letter is a good reminder of the past. This letter was written three...

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