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Le Cid (french)
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... réfléchissait avant de prendre leurs décisions. Corneille croyait que les grands sujets importants devaient être au-delà du vraisemblable et il dit aussi . (Corneille lui même) Corneille créa toujours des situations dans laquelle les personnages devaient prendre des décisions importante soit entre la vie ou la mort. Ces décision portait toujours le risque de mauvaise répercussions. Ceci est appelé le conflit cornélien. Le conflit cornélien consistait dans le Cid consistait d'une décision entre l'amour et le devoir/l'honneur. Après la première mise-en scène du Cid, il y avait plusieurs critiques. L'une d'elle venait des Espagnols, ils accusaient Corneille du ...



The Parable Of The Doorkeeper
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... worth viewing and discussing are the multiple character of the doorkeeper. The first character of the doorkeeper that one sees is the warders. When the man goes to the “place” of law, he encounters the doorkeeper. The doorkeeper does not allow him to go inside. This reminds one of how K was treated, by the warders, when he tried to discover his charge. The act of refusing entry into the house of law, can be considered to the “incarceration” that K was put under. Although, it appeared that the greater part in impeding entry into the house of law, can be compared to the judges. When the doorkeeper says that maybe K will be allowed entry later, it reminds one of the I ...



To Build A Fire
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... out of them. Then he could build another fire...” That idea is a perfect example of his turn to bestiality. When the man tries to carry out this insane idea, the dog demonstrates his lean towards human characteristics. Another example how the man is beginning to move and act like an animal. It reads, “After some manipulation he managed to get the bunch between the heels of his mittened hands. In this fashion he carried it to his mouth...” At this point, the man’s hands are so cold that he can no longer grasp objects, such as matches. In order to get the matches he has to use the heels of his hands just like paws. This also shows his ...



Scarlet Letter Symbolism
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... the author's tone and diction as a beautiful, gold and colorful piece. Pearl, Hester's child, is portrayed Puritanically, as a child of sin who should be treated as such, ugly, evil, and shamed. The reader more evidently notices that Hawthorne carefully, and sometimes not subtly at all, places Pearl above the rest. She wears colorful clothes, is extremely smart, pretty, and nice. More often than not, she shows her intelligence and free thought, a trait of the Romantics. One of Pearl's favorite activities is playing with flowers and trees. (The reader will recall that anything affiliated with the forest was evil to Puritans. To Hawthorne, however, the fore ...



Catcher In The Rye
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... out in Hollywood being a prostitute". Holden often thought that D.B should leave his job in Hollywood writing movies and go back to his old life writing short stories. He should do that so that he could stop trying to please the people and just please himself. Another way that D.B was on Holden’s mind was how Holden thought about the many stories that D.B. would read him at night. When thinking of this it would remind Holden of the good times at home, this was a time when he felt comfortable and was a memory that made him feel good at almost anytime. And finally D.B. affected Holden by remembering there visits to the movies with Pheobe to watch old movies. "But I ...



Pygmalion
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... follows this theory. He is consistently rude towards Eliza, Mrs. Pearce, and his mother. His manner is the same to each of them, in accordance to his philosophy. However the Higgins we see at the parties and in good times with Pickering is well mannered. This apparent discrepancy between Higgins' actions and his word, may not exist, depending on the interpretation of this theory. There are two possible translations of Higgins' philosophy. It can be viewed as treating everyone the same all of the time or treating everyone equally at a particular time.It is obvious that Higgins does not treat everyone equally all of the time, as witnessed by his actions ...



Neorealism In The Bicycle Thie
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... this film affective power. Antonio's new job can bring his family new hopes and happiness, which are drastically destroyed when his bicycle is stolen. The banal circumstances are brought to life when it is realized that a modest bicycle is such an important element in determining the future survival of the Ricci family. Human optimism is there, beginning with Antonio's excitement when he gets his bike from the pawn shop, and the next morning when the family joyfully interacts before setting out for work. These scenes contain the promises that a modest job can bring and the dignity and pride of being able to once more function within Italian society. The embodime ...



Pride And Prejudice - Characters
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... who was not afraid to stand up to others. " I felt that you were the last man in the world whom I could ever be prevailed on to marry.", (Ch. 34) she exclaims in response to Darcy’s initial proposal. However, with all her strong-mindedness, her courage is still shown when she admits that she is wrong after she read Darcy’s letter of explanation and said: "But vanity, not love, has been my folly." Through this realisation, we see that Elizabeth does not have the stereotypical nature of the majority of the people in her society, who, in contrast are unable to recognise their own faults. Vastly contrasted to Elizabeth, we have the comical Mr. ...



Julius Caesar
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... in omen and signs that foretell events to come. Cassius is conceded. This is shown when he says to Brutus (act1, scene 2, line 116), “ And this man is now become a god, and Cassius is now a wretched creature, and must bend his body if Caesar careless but nod on him…”. Cassius continues on saying about times when he saved Caesar from drowning and when he saw Caesar with a fever and he started to shake. All this tells us that Cassius thinks he is just as good or even better than Caesar. Cassius first shows his character of deceit when he put false notes from people in the window of Brutus. This was so Brutus would think a lot of people would be with him if he ...



Romeo And Juliet - Comparisson To West Side Story
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... many differences, but one thing remains constant in all of them, They all use universal truths to relate to their audiences. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a timeless play that concentrates on many different human emotions and reactions. Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story are alike in many ways, they were both very successful in their day. West Side Story is essentially the same play that was revived in 1961. Like Romeo and Juliet, Tony and Maria are of opposite "families", They fall in love and their love is forbidden. Maria is Puerto Rican and Tony is Irish. In West Side Story they don't get married but they do have a torrid love affair. The hate betwee ...




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