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  • Prince Ahkeim
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    Coming To America: Adjusting to a Culture Prince Ahkeim Jahfar wakes up on his twenty-first birthday and realizes that he is to be wed to a woman he has never met before. This is a custom that is traditional in the royal family of Zamoonda, Africa. His father, King Jahfi Jahfar had been planning this wedding for many years. The woman who is groomed to be the prince's wife has been trained since birth to learn everything about the prince and what he likes. She is trained to fill his every desire....
  • Prince William And Harry
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    Prince William tries to live a normal life, but being royalty makes it just too hard (Morton, Diana: Her True Story, 79). 'He is the most fascinating person of 1997,' says Walters (Unknown, Facts on Prince William, 1). Prince William lives an active life where he deals with disappointments of the past, but family members help him deal with the future. In Paddington, London William was born at St. Mary's Hospital (Gilmer, The Royal Archive, 1). Prince William Arthur Phillip Louis Mountbatten Wind...
  • Machiavelli In The Prince
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    The Prince is by far Machiavelli's most well known and important work. In 1513, after his exile from Florence, Machiavelli began this great work. In The Prince, Machiavelli dedicated it to Lorenzo de Medici, who never responded to the privately sent copy. Interestingly enough, the line of the Medici family represented the ineffectual leadership that Machiavelli disliked in The Prince. Machiavelli's work has long been infamous for what some consider its harsh, unscrupulous methods of obtaining po...
  • Prince By Machiavelli
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    In secular democracies, power is necessarily derived from the will of the governed. That power is then entrusted to a leader, who Machiavelli would understand to be a prince. Inherently, his book, The Prince, has been close at hand for most politicians for centuries, as it provides general, historically proven advice for principalities and republics on how to govern and maintain relations with their most important resource and the very core of their power, which would be the people themselves. M...
  • Goal Of The Prince
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    Policraticus, By John, Bishop Of Salisbury, And The Prince, By Niccol Machiavelli Policraticus, by John, Bishop of Salisbury, and The Prince, by Niccol Machiavelli, show distinguishable differences in thinking between the Middle Ages and the period of Renaissance. The two books were written in different eras, and they both talk about the true meaning of prince as a ruler and how he should conduct himself in order to maintain his power. The most significant differences between the two writers res...
  • Machiavelli's The Prince
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    Is The Phrase The Ends Justify The Means A Useful Summary Of Machiavelli The Prince In Machiavelli's 'The Prince' it would appear, at first, that Machiavelli is advancing the argument that 'the ends justify the means'. However, I am unsure that this is a useful summary of 'The Prince' and that it may be an over simplification and even a misunderstanding. 'The Prince' has been condemned for promoting fraud, force, and immorality in politics, justifying the use of evil means by a beneficial end. I...
  • Old Witch
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    This summary is about the life of a couple who wanted to have children but they were unable to. They lived in a house where there was a small window at the back of their house which lead them to a garden who belongs to an old witch who was famous for her well-known power in the entire world. There was one moment which the wife was looking at the small window and there she was amazed by the beauty of the plants that were planted in that garden. When she was looking at the bed full of the finest r...
  • Machiavelli's Reasons For Writing The Prince
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    Niccol Machiavelli's The Prince is a blunt political pamphlet concerning the various kinds of principalities, military affairs, the qualities of a Prince, and Machiavelli's views on Italy's political status during the Renaissance. Machiavelli uses many specific examples throughout the text both ancient and current to Renaissance era. To understand the book more completely and Machiavelli's reasons for writing The Prince, it is necessary to understand Machiavelli's life and the times he lived in....
  • Qualities Of The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
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    Essay on Niccolo Machiavelli Niccolo Machiavelli recommends a very practical course of action for the prince: obtain power by direct and effective means, which is necessary. In the story "The Qualities of the Prince" by Niccolo Machiavelli, the concept "The ends justify the means" is saying that a prince should hold absolute control of their territories, and they should use any means of resort necessary to accomplish this end, including violence and deception. In this chapter, "On Those Things f...
  • Cinderella And The Handsome Prince
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    Cinderella Syndrome I think the time has come for someone to write "Cinderella: The Sequel". How did we get here? In 1697, French writer Charles Perrault updated an age-old fairy tale about a young woman named Cinderella to appeal to his contemporaries, French nobility and bourgeoisie. So many of the early versions of the tale boasted a very resourceful young woman who played an active role in her destiny. Perrault, however wrote his Cinderella as a well-mannered, docile, selfless women who woul...
  • Stars As The Little Prince
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    THE LITTLE PRINCE The Little Prince was one of the first books that got me interested in reading. I got it as a present from my mother when I was nine together with Jonathan Livingston Seagull. Since then, I have gotten it as gift four times and read it at least ten times. After each reading, I seem to come away with different insights from the book depending on what stage of my life I was in or what my situation was. It strikes me that this book, first published in 1943, holds timeless truths o...
  • Achilles And Many Other Ancient Princes
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    Niccolo Machiavelli wrote his famous dissertation on power The Prince in 1517. His thoughts on the rules of power encompass the struggles for every level of power, from the proletariat struggling in the corporate world to strategies performed by the world leader in the sixteenth century to now. Talking about the very statement Rivers and man can be controlled but not trusted, we can find many objective arguments which, however, lead us to the very content of ruling. There are a great number of e...
  • Ella Lies To Prince Char
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    A young girl named Ella received a spell at birth from the fairy Lucinda. Lucinda gives the gift of always being obedient. The spell causes Ella to obey commands of others. Ella was happy with her life otherwise. Ella and her mother would do everything together, until her mother became sick and died. Ellas father did not like the way Ella was brought up so he sent her off to finishing school. A rich widow named Dame Olga sent her two daughters, Hattie and Olive, there also. Ella despises them be...
  • Most Controversial Section Of The Prince
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    Assignment # 7 Nicole Machiavelli was the first great political philosopher of the Renaissance. He was born in 1469 and died in 1527. He was born in Florence, Italy. At the time he was born, the country was in political upheaval. It was divided between four dominant city-states, although each was always at the mercy of the stronger, more unified surrounding foreign governments. The Medici family+s reign, which had ruled Florence since 1434, was temporarily interrupted by a reform movement that b...
  • Princes And Statesmanship Niccol Machiavelli
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    Of Princes and Statesmanship Niccol Machiavelli, historically recognized as one of Italy's most prominent political theorists of the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, witnessed the temporary downturn of his homeland's welfare due to foreign invasions from France, Spain, and Germany. In response to these misfortunes suffered by Italy, Machiavelli penned The Prince, in which he addressed Lorenzo the Magnificent, the contemporary ruler of Florence. In this treatise, Machiavelli articula...
  • Machiavelli's Ideal Prince
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    In Niccolo Machiavelli's the Prince, he is conveying to the reader and also to the Medici family, his views on how Princes should run their states. As one gets further into the reading they will find the Machiaveli's ideal Prince is a harsh and fierce individual that must be able to execute actions that might be considered intolerable, but however, must be done in order to ensure an effective rule. He begins by discussing Hereditary states. Hereditary states are states that are ruled for many ye...
  • Wise Prince
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    Summary of The Prince The Prince, written in 1513 by Niccolo Machiavelli, was dedicated to Lorenzo the Magnificent, the prince of Florence. At the time, Italy was not a unified country, but a collection of city-states, each with its own court and ruler, attempting to gain power over the others. Machiavelli wrote this book for two purposes. First, he urged the young Medici to save and unite Italy from constant foreign invaders by instructing him to be a successful prince. Also, he pleaded Lorenzo...
  • Princes To Proper Actions In War
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    The Prince, written by Niccolo Machiavelli, in 1513, attempts to explain the role a prince must play. In The Prince, Machiavelli gave advice by referring to leaders of the past to point out how they handled situations and learned from their mistakes so that those mistakes would not be repeated. Machiavelli wrote that "a prudent man must always tread the path of great men and imitate those who have excelled". # In The Prince, Machiavelli discussed how a prince should play his role by defining the...
  • Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
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    Essay on "The Prince" by Niccolo Machiavelli Machiavelli's "The Prince" in essence notes that anyone who hopes to gain the favor of a prince must present him with a gift. The book is his gift to Lorenzo de Medici, a Florentine ruler during the Renaissance period. Machiavelli lessens the value of the book, as was the custom, saying it is unworthy of acceptance. Nevertheless, it may prove useful to the prince to become powerful. The author has been close to the seats of power and has learned how p...
  • Prince's Monologue
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    A Man of the Moon or Not at All? In Act I, Scene II of William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part I, Prince Henry of Wales, a. k. a. Hal, delivers a monologue that has profound effects on both the perception of his character, and on the entire plot of the play. Prior to his monologue in scene II, the Prince plots mischief with his mutinous friends, Falstaff and Poins. We think the Prince to be somewhat easy to read. He seems to be merely a rebellious young heir to the throne who spends all his time wi...

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