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Comparing Survival Concepts And Situations

.... all contact of civilization coupled with the hatred of the two “tribes.” This is extremely dangerous because the tension between the two groups is at a high and everyone fears for their lives. Although I can’t explain the ending of William Golding’s book (because I am not sure what exactly happens) I’m sure it is vaguely similar to that of Gary Paulson’s book Hatchet. The theme of the story Hatchet is determination, perseverance, and survival. Brian Robeson, whose parents are divorced, flies to visit .....

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.... discovers a package left by another aunt, a political activist and teacher, full of papers, news clippings, photographs, documents, letters... and memories. Obasan is a thoroughly gut-wrenching story of a Japanese family's efforts to survive the trauma of separation from home and each other. Forced to live in squalid conditions, sharing quarters with complete strangers, without enough food or supplies to adequately live, what happens to the Japanese is very similar to what happened to the Jews when t .....

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To Kill A Mockingbird: Scout

.... misperception that Scout has is about Mrs. Dubose. She always thought of her as a mean old lady who had nothing better to do than to yell at children. But, they soon found out that she was in withdrawal for a very serious addiction which was why she was so angry all the time. "Mrs. Dubose was a morphine addict. She took it as a painkiller for years"(Lee 111). After she dies Scout starts to grasp the fact that Mrs. Dubose had a very hard time being happy. Alike many other children her age, S .....

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The French Lieutenant’s Women: Sara As A Nonconformist

.... to become a wife and mother, it was unlikely that there would be enough men to go round." This quote exemplifies the fact that roles of women were predetermined. Their main goal in life was to get married. Sara swims against this current in the river of Victorian society and in return she is ostracized. Men also have predetermined roles; this is evident today in the stereotypes created for men by what they wear and by their interests. By entering into a category, you are somehow expressing your ind .....

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A Tale Of Two Cities: Recalled To Life

.... chance at life, and therefore he was “recalled to life.” The last and most significant instance of someone being “recalled to life” is found in the last chapters of the book. Sydney Carton has recently switched places with his look alike, Darnay, and is awaiting the guillotine. While he awaits his death he thinks, “It is a far, far better thing that I do, then I ever done, it is far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.” Through these words Sydney recognizes that by sacrificing his .....

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The Return Of The Native: A Relationship Destined For Destruction

.... deep vein of self-destructiveness that runs right through the Yeobright family”(Hardy 492). He goes on to say that aspects of the Yeobrights reflect the “condition of man”(Hardy 496). Mrs. Yeobright is quick to pass judgment on others, including Clym. “And yet you might have been a wealthy man if you had only persevered. Manager to that large diamond establishment –what better can a man wish for? What a post of trust and respect and respect! I suppose you will be like your father; like him, you are .....

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Shakespeare's Cymbeline

.... in the dungeon. It got her son killed and almost killed imogen (the Tonic, that was supposed to be poison). But after she realized what her arogant scheme had done to her son, she went mad and died as a result. So in the end she got what was coming to her. Cloten-The Queens son, he’s a character you kinda feel sorry for, because he probably wasn’t arrogant by choice, he probably inherited it from his mother. Cloten was the simple minded son of the Queen who wanted to marry Imogen, (though I am not sure .....

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Why Is It Called The Bean Trees?

.... must deal with motherhood, being of Native American decent, coming across the unexpected, and learning about the real world she never knew existed outside of Kentucky. The idea of “beans” is irrelevantly brought up several times. When Taylor is searching for a room to rent, she interviews a group of hippies who tell her that “…[they] eat mainly soybean products”(78). Soon after, when Taylor and Lou Ann become friends, they make fun of the hippies and call them, “bean turds”(79). The first words Turtle spe .....

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Symbolism In The Scarlet Letter

.... a physical token: he gave Hester the punishment of a very unique child which she named Pearl. This punishment handed down from God was a constant mental and physical reminder to Hester of what she had done wrong, and she could not escape it “ ‘Thou art not my child! Thou art no Pearl on mine!’ ” (pg.99) at times Hester would get frustrated. In this aspect, Pearl symbolized God’s way of punishing Hester for adultery. The way Hester’s life was ruined for so long was the ultimate price that Heste .....

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Dante’s Tools Of Character: Love And Choice

.... another has a restorative effect on a person. To become isolated from others is to be submerged in the ice of Hell. A person's self perceptions can be frozen and they are unable to move or respond to love. A person rarely gives up on those they love, at least not with out a great struggle. Giving up on our own liberation is quite natural, most of the times. Being found worthy in the eyes of another allows us a new perspective on ourselves, especially if their admiration and compassion is coupled wi .....

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Willy’s Loss Of Life And Dignity

.... feelings, he escapes into a time when things were better for his family. It is not uncommon for one to think of better times at low points in their life in order to cheer themselves up so that they are able to deal with the problems they encounter, but Willy Lowman takes it one step further. His refusal to accept reality is so strong that in his mind is transported back in time to relive one of the happier days of his life. It was a time when no one argued, Willy and Linda were younger, the financial .....

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest: Rules In Society

.... shoes to dinner than they wear shoes. It is the norm and the right thing to do. Why? Because the masses deem it so, or because it is truly the right thing to do? The people who wear their shoes do not ask questions like this. They follow their fellow men like drone robots, good little servants of society. There are those people in our society that do as they please when it comes to the unwritten rules of the world. They are decent folks who obey laws that doctrine civilized behavior, but they do s .....

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Fahrenheit 451: Insignificance Of Life And Death

.... The room is described as not empty and then empty indeed, because she is physically there, but her thoughts and feeling are elsewhere. Montag will not turn on the lights in the bedroom and will not open the window to let in outside light, even though he feels as if he cannot breathe in the room with the windows closed. Mildred suffers from a hidden melancholy which she cannot consciously accept and which leads to her overdose on sleeping pills without knowing she is doing it; this same inner pain whic .....

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Brighten Beach Memoirs: Neil Simon's Background Influence

.... say no. Lastly, everyone in his family was exepting to pitch in and help. Simon is like that and under stands his role and makes sure everyone in the play has their own role in the house because he feels that that Is right (Simon p 54). Responsibility and exceptingness of his less fortune Neil Simon always had a way to keep everything under control. Finally Simon’s responsibility helped out a lot and helped the family out in many ways. Living with a minimum amount of money and a small house, Neil S .....

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The Mists Of Avalon

.... and change. Morgaine as a child lived with her mother and her mother’s husband Uther, until Viviane took her into the service of the Goddess. She was a quiet girl that kept her thoughts and feelings to herself. She was satisfied with her life, and did not long for anything else. Morgaine respected those around her, but with the exception of her brother Arthur, she did not love them. When Viviane brought Morgaine to Avalon for the first time, she was even more a child then she was when she lived wit .....

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