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  • Sartre's Man Is Condemned To Be Free
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    When Sartre writes that "man is condemned to be free", he is elaborating on the statement " [man] is responsible for everything he does". Provided that God does not exist, man must live his condemned life of freedom without "any values or commands that could legitimize [his] behavior". Furthermore, man has no means of "justification or cause"; man has no excuse for his actions, because he has chosen them on his own, out of his own freedom. Although freedom is traditionally characteristic of "goo...
  • Man's Ignorance
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    H.G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds" is a very deep and analytical piece on man's overwhelming self-concept of power and control. In an actual scene of the true story of the book, it shows mans' fear, anxiety, panic, ruthlessness, and basic instinct of survival dominate their logic and thinking abilities which they held so high. They now discovered that what they believed since the dawn of human existence, that man is the superior beast on earth was now shattered. The summary will give you genera...
  • Advice Of An Old Man
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    In 'To Build a Fire,' Jack London expresses his perspective of the multitude of greenhorns who flocked to the yukon in a rush for gold. It is evident that he believed that these newcomers were too inexperienced and blinded by gold fever to survive the trip. Like many of them, 'the Man' is driven by his own foolish ego to act irrationally and to not follow wise advice. Though his conscience continually nags at him, his ego-driven way of thought keeps pushing him blindly forward. The Man is not on...
  • Point In The Protagonists Life
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    Wright Ellison & Baldwin Ellison paper The protagonist in Invisible Man was a character constantly going through mental changes. All of the changes formed a pattern that served as a theme for the entire novel. First it was invisibility, than he came to a self-realization and finally he became self determined. In the beginning of the story, the pre Emerson's Office days, the protagonist was not his own man. This was described by the vet as the Golden Day, in a conversation with Mr. Norton. Hes yo...
  • Bobs Image Of His Brother Eddie
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    On the surface, Continental Drift and The Odyssey are very different. The two protagonists, Bob Dubois and Odysseus, are as unalike as two men can be. Bob is an average man with an average life. He works for one man so that he can pay bills to others, trying to make what little money is left supply his family with the needs, both real and imagined, that every family has. Odysseus is a mythical figure, the ultimate man. He surpasses his peers in every manly endeavor, Then there was no man who wan...
  • Monkey Back Onto The Ship Before George
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    Children are susceptible to symbolism portrayed in literature. H.A. Rey is a clever man, who guilefully has incited prejudice views for nearly six decades, through his works of children's literature. The authors tales prevail in stores and in classrooms propagating throughout the world in disguise of a curious monkey. We must bring a stop to the folly of this collection of literature... Ending the frolics and diablerie's of this devious rascal. I am not referring to the monkey. My comments perta...

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