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Othello: Reputation And Honesty

... that he is a noble honest man. Without this reputation of being honest he could never get Othello to believe that Desdemona was cheating on him. Othello would have probably killed him if he didn’t have the reputation of being an honest man. Iago knew that an important man like Othello couldn’t ignore the possibility that his wife was cheating on him. Nobody suspects that Iago is a deceitful man and would plot and plan to destroy Othello, Cassio and Desdemona in such a cunning way. Iago used his reputation, and the insecurities of Othello ...

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Analysis Of A Cartoon Regarding The Vietnam War

... soldiers and the American public as a reason for going to Vietnam. America was there to stop the spread of communism, also known as containment. Their goal was to contain communism. The three heads represent the three communist countries, two of which were super powers. One head represents Russia, definitely a communistic super power, one head represents China, a communistic super power of that time as well, and the third head represents Vietnam. This was represented as a group of monolithic communists. Another myth present was "Peace w ...

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Madness In Shakespeare's Hamlet

... very powerful form of madness; she seems caught as a "baker's daughter,"(Act IV, Sc. 5, 42) between memories of her father and Hamlet who ought have spokedn to her of events on "Valentine's day."(Act IV, Sc 5, 48) She is doubly hexed and the madness she has infects the whole court. Once a person's mental state has been studied in public, there is no telling the injuries which may affect the viewers. Ever since the death of King Hamlet young Hamlet has been what appeared to be in a state of madness. In a discussion between Hamle ...

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“A Doll’s House”: The Theme Of Individual Vs. Society

... She just came home with Christmas decorations and presents for her children. While she was shopping she stopped by the confectioner’s for some macaroons. These and other sweets are forbidden by Torvald. Nora does rebel against this small rule: “See here, macaroons! I thought they were contraband here” (979). Nora is eager to make decisions on her own, without other people trying to help her. Society dictated at the time that she listen to her husband and obey. Borrowing money from Krogstad was not only a disobedience to society, ...

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Othello: Reasons For Iago's Hatred Of Othello

... that is filled with lust that Iago possess for Desdemona but a love that feeds upon the jealousy of suspecting Othello and Emilia of sleeping together. Iago's two-sided nature is clearly depicted throughout the play as his malicious plan against Othello unfolds. One of the most compelling reasons for Iago's hatred of Othello is depicted in the first scene of the play, when Iago expresses his jealousy of Cassio. Iago is a non-commissioned officer who is experienced and ambitious. Instead of appointing Iago who had plenty of experience o ...

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Hamlet's Character

... while he had the chance he over-analyses and eventually decides to postpone Claudius' murder, missing the best chance he will obtain in the play. Hamlet is also a procrastinator and this is demonstrated many times in the play. In line eighty he says "Why, this is hire and salary, not revenge". He knows that he must kill Claudius but he postpones it. This almost suggests that Hamlet does not really want to kill Claudius, but feels obligated to do so. Through his over-analysis he seems to be almost talking himself out of doing his job. ...

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Summary And Analysis Of The Movie Gandhi

... pursuit for this freedom. From his first stand, the burning of the passports to his last strive for a shared India between the Pakistan and Muslims Gandhi did not stray from his goals or beliefs. Gandhi's's stressed non-violence to such an extreme, that his followers stood up to armies unarmed and without intent to harm anyone viciously being beaten to the ground for holding the beliefs that they did. When India was declared independent the people were joyed, but the British government had a catch they stated that the Pakistanis and the Musli ...

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Who Is The Villian In Macbeth?

... her forceful nature towards Macbeth, and her increasing guilt, which leads to her insanity. Lady Macbeth is a force to be reckoned with. She pushes Macbeth into something he does not want to be involved in, the murder of Duncan. Lady Macbeth's insults slowly drive Macbeth to the point of no control. Macbeth grows weaker from her constant put downs, and the fact he can not disobey his own wife. He is weakened by the words of Lady Macbeth, when she questions the fact of if he is a man. "Was the hope drunk/ Wherein you dressed yourself? Hat ...

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Essay On The Movie "Lord Of The Flies"

... were hunting for the beast. The music was too slow. It didn't match mood of the boys when they were hunting. The music showed as if the boys are going to a party. Secondly, The special effects in the movie was not done properly for the film. My first example is the editing of the movie, explains they did not edit the movie carefully. When a scene was cut you could focus on a different picture, then go back to what happened. My second example is that the movie was black and white. Since their was a lot of special effect in the film t ...

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Oedipus' Destiny

... had already been determined before he was born. His every intention only brings him closer to his downfall. Oedipus’ tragic destiny started when he was born. From the day he was born, Oedipus could not choose how he wants to live. He can only live the life that was set up for him. An oracle told his real parents – Laius and Jocasta that Laius would die at the hands of his own child. Out of fear, they pinned Oedipus’ ankles and handed him to a shepherd to abandon him to death. “ Jocasta: … An oracle came to Laius ” (p. 17) t ...

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Macbeth: A Tale Of Two Theories

... open to many different interpretations, none of them right and none of them wrong. But the text of the play seems to imply that Macbeth is indeed responsible for his own actions which are provoked by an unwillingness to listen to his own conscience, the witches, and his ambition. First, Macbeth ignores the voice of his own psyche. He knows what he is doing is wrong even before he murders Duncan, but he allows Lady Macbeth and greed to cloud his judgement. In referring to the idea of the murder of Duncan, Macbeth first states,"We will proceed ...

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Six Hours Of Television

... this season and one not brand new, but still going strong. For the two hours of police dramas, I looked at programs with different angles. NYPD BLUE is the story of police detectives, and HIGH INCIDENT was a new show that looked at the view of policing from the Œbeat.' HIGH INCIDENT represented one of the first t.v. shows to come from the SKG works of Steven Spielberg. However, just like Spielberg's previous AMAZING STORIES, HIGH INCIDENT has already ceased to air. This could still change though, with the next season. Of the rema ...

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