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  • Pride Of The English Nobility
    624 words
    In Jonathan Swifts, "Gulliver Travels", The main character, Gulliver comments extensively on the nature of man and his flaws. The character of Gulliver only brings up Swifts misgivings about humans. The characters that Gulliver reacts with reveal Swifts stance on many moral and ethical issues. One such issue is that of sin. Swift constantly depicts characters as satires upon their real counterparts and often focusing on expressing one sin in particular. Swift in particular is extremely critical ...
  • Seven Virtues Versus Seven Sins Virtues
    598 words
    Seven Virtues versus Seven Sins Virtues are character strengths consistently applied to moral decision making. They show positive patterns of behavior. However, vices are negative patterns of behavior, often harmful to one's self or others. The seven virtues are faith, hope, charity, prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance. The seven deadly sins are pride, envy, gluttony, lust, wrath, greed, and sloth. Practicing one virtue can protect one from the temptation to perform an act which is sinf...
  • End Of The Crucible John Proctor
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    Avila 1 Pride in The Crucible Many people would never consider pride as to being a sin, however the Catholic Church considers pride to be a sin because pride is about "me", "myself" and "I", they only worry about themselves and no one else. Although people might not believe it, today's society is filled with pride; from being proud of your heritage to being proud of your sexuality, pride is all around. However, the Catholic Church believes that pride is the foremost among the seven deadly sins b...
  • Pride In One's Name
    592 words
    In Jonathan Swift's, "Gulliver's Travels", The main character, Gulliver comments on the nature of man and his flaws. The characters that Gulliver reacts with reveal the authors stance on many moral and ethical issues. One of these issues is sin. The author constantly depicts characters as satires upon their real counterparts and often focusing on expressing one sin in particular. The author in particular is extremely critical of one's pride, and chooses to express this flaw in man most often. He...
  • Arrogant As A Result Of Their Pride
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    Pride The word pride in itself isn't an important word but it's meaning implies many things. There are several different definitions for pride. Pride can be referred to as a type of plant, a form of body ornamentation, or even a group of lions. The most commonly used definition of pride is being proud, or having a feeling of great accomplishment and feeling self-satisfaction. The word pride both positive and negative meanings that can be seen throughout history. In 1297 AD, pride was described a...
  • Comparison Of Paradise Lost And The Faerie Queene
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    In both Paradise Lost and The Faerie Queene there are many images of sin. When scrutinized, it can be shown through both poems that pride is a downfall, that pride is the root of all sin and that all other unrighteous acts follow shortly after the introduction of pride. The fall of many characters in Paradise Lost and The Faerie Queene can be accounted for by pride. Three characters were found to be excellent examples of this Satan, Eve and Orgoglio. The best example is Satan, who was known as L...

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