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  • Ira's Use Of Violence
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    Brief Insight: IRA Terrorist or freedom fighters The IRA (Irish Republican Army) is an unofficial, paramilitary nationalist organisation whose purpose is to make British rule in Ireland ineffective by the use of armed force and to assist achieving an independent republic (the entire island) by the unification of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. This objective is pursued on a military level by the IRA and on the political level by the nationalist party, Sinn Fein (Ourselves Alone). T...
  • Story Of King Shahryar And His Brother
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    Sex, Lies, and Open Sesame In Richard Burton's translation of Arabian Nights, several stories revolve around three ideas; sex, lies, and violence. It seems that one idea hinges on another and the stories use one to justify the other. This paper will explore the use of sex, lies, and violence and their interdependence on one another throughout three stories. These stories are The Story of King Shahryar and His Brother, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and The Hunchback's Tale. It will also discuss...
  • Jane And Mrs Reed
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    Discuss Charlotte Bront"e's use of violence, in the text Jane Eyre, that captures the reader's attention in relation to scenes, settings and characterizations? The author of Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bront"e, uses depictions of mental, physical and natural violence throughout the text to interest the reader and create springboards towards more emotional and dramatic parts of the novel. By doing this, Bront"e not only uses violence to capture the reader's attention, but also leads the reader on an int...
  • Use Violence
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    Topic: Domestic violence What is domestic violence? Domestic violence include sex abuse and intentionally or unintentionally use of physical force such as slapping, hitting and causing other injuries to your partner, children, friends, etc. A psychologist and law school professor, Mary Ann Dutton, who is an expert in domestic violence described it as 'a pattern of behavior in which one intimate partner uses physical violence, coercion, threats, intimidation, isolation and emotional, sexual or ec...
  • Use Of Cartooned Violence
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    Oliver Stone's Portrayal of the Effects of Violent Media When I was young the only time I willingly woke up early was on Sunday mornings. I would throw on a robe over my pajamas and run down stairs with my brother to the living room and sit myself in the middle of the couch, which was directly in front of our television. To me the best part of the week was watching the morning cartoons with the family while eating breakfast. We always enjoyed good laughs watching the Coyote try to catch the Road...
  • Gandhi Believes
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    Gandhian Pacifism Pacifism is opposition to the practice of war. Many pacifists have a commitment to non-violence in general in society, making a commitment to achieving one's goals only through actively non-violent resistance or non-aggressive means. Among these pacifists, there may also be differing views as to what constitutes violence. There are several different varieties of pacifism including those who believe killing is always wrong, those who believe that any kind of violence is wrong, t...
  • Indictable Offence
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    Jim Snoxall ROBBERY AND PROPERTY CRIMES Break N Enter Break n Enter is commonly called Burglary it is a serious offence. Break is defined as being: (a) To break any part, externally or internally (b) To open anything that is used or intended to be used to close or to cover an internal of external opening. Enter is defined as a person enters as soon as any part of his body or any part of an instrument that he / she uses is within anything that is being entered. A separate offence (carrying a less...
  • Legitimate Violence
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    "The state is an organization of violence, a monopoly in what it is pleased to call legitimate violence (Gardner, 119)". This excerpt from John Gardner's Grendel shows one of the many issues he deals with in his satire of man, and that is the issue of the use of violence in society. Gardner shows this throughout the book, but most prominently in chapter eight, in which we learn of the arrival of Hrothulf, Hrothgar's nephew, at He rot. Hrothgar recognizes the evil in Hrothgar's kingdom. He discus...
  • South Africa And Many Other Changes
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    The extent to which Nationalists should pursue their goals is a complex issue. The possible changes as well as the losses must be weighed. There is a myriad of complex issues surrounding the situation. Without Nationalists making changes, Italy would not be unified, Apartheid would still exist in South Africa, and many other changes would not have occurred on this planet. I believe that Nationalists should try to solve their problems and get what they want without using violence as a tool. Giuse...
  • Movie's Story Line In Some Scenes Violence
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    Boys N the Hood: Justified Violence Violence is a part of our life in today's society. The word violence is used quite often in everyday conversations. Not only is violence used and described in daily conversations, but violence is used in the entertainment world as well. By saying entertainment world, in specific, the movie entertainment business is meant. Violence has been used in movies as far as anyone can remember. The original version of Godzilla was made quite a few years ago and with les...
  • Controversial Link Between Aas And Violence
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    Anabolic-Androgenic steroids (AAS) are used by many individuals for improved athleticism, strength, or just to look better. Many researchers believe there have been no studies that concretely show that AAS make individuals more prone to commit violent acts, however, a strong argument can be made to show otherwise. According to Forbes, the masculinizing properties of the male reproductive system have been reported since the 18th century. Androsterone was the first synthesized AAS in 1934 (Lamb 25...
  • Violence Alex
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    A Clockwork Orange: Settings of a Human Machine In the novel A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess suggests that a controlling government will cause a dark, turbulent, gloomy future using music, using violence, and using language. I. Burgess's use of music A. music as emotional heightened B. music to calm C. music to harm II. Burgess's use of violence A. use of rape B. use of fighting C. use of blood. Burgess's use of language A. language as social identifier B. language as mask C. language to sho...
  • Lady Lazarus The Theme Of Violence
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    "A Far Cry From Africa' And "Lady"A Far Cry From Africa' And "Lady Lazarus' The theme of Violence in "A far Cry from Africa' and "Lady Lazarus' Through out both poems, "Lady Lazarus' and a'A Far Cry from Africa', both Sylvia Plath and Derek Walcott use violence as the backdrop for their narration. Both poems have a intense feeling of intimacy with each writer, and each focuses on both internal and external violence. The poems concentrate on both writers personal experiences. The use of violence ...
  • Primitive And Uncivilized The People On Earth
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    You are savages, said Kreton, in the play A visit to a small planet. In the play, Kreton, a character who is from another time and dimension, did not seem to understand, or even recognize the morals and love that the people on earth had. Kreton only cared about entertaining himself by causing war and destruction. Because he liked it so much, Kreton could easily recognize violence when it came before him. Kreton thought that the people on Earth loved violence, because he saw them practicing it so...

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