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The villain

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VILLAINS Villains are often complex creatures. Many people believe that even in the worst person there is some good. Indeed, depending on the situation, good people may do bad things and bad people may do good things. It is hard to paint a person entirely with the label of villain…
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Is Faust a villain or a hero

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The following writing "Is Faust a villain or a hero?" would conduct an analysis regarding the Goethe's "Faust" in order to represent a debate with a special focus on a question whether the protagonist of the story should be considered as a hero or as a villain…
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The Flourishing Villain

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According to Aristotle, human flourishing stays for the innate potential of persons to lead a life of enduring happiness, which is different from a pleasure of feeling good. In this context, the condition of attaining the state of flourishing is exercising personal virtues…
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Heracles in Euripides: Hero or Villain

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This paper “Heracles in Euripides: Hero or Villain” argues that Heracle's life actions contributed to him either being a villain or a hero. He is a man full of pride and arguably cannot allow anyone to disrespect him. On the other hand, his good deeds overshadow his bad deeds and he is seen as a hero…
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Shylock: Villain or Victim (Merchant of Venice)

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Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian…
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Christopher Columbus, Hero and Villain

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Describing the importance of Christopher Columbus in the history of United States in mere words is almost impossible. America would not have been there if…
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William Shakespeare's Othello. Iago: Analysis of a Villain

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The tragedy Othello by William Shakespeare is a story of betrayal and madness, driven by the manipulations of one of the worst villains in literary history. While the protagonist, Othello, is the central character in the play, it is Iago who is the most prominent character within the work…
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Is the character Crake a hero or a villain in Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake

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Margaret Atwood, the second Canadian to win the Booker Prize describes her eleventh novel Oryx and Crake, first published in 2003 as both a Speculative Novel and a Dystopia (Curious Pursuits, 85-86). Extrapolating contemporary social issues, the novel projects a bleak future as…
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'Rip Van Winkle is an early work that casts the American woman as the cultural villain. Analyze the character of Dame Van Winkle in the story and discuss the significance Irving attributes to her death

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An allegory is defined as a “form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons and actions in a narrative are equated with the…
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William Shakespeares Othello. What is the impact of Iago's role in Othello
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One of the paramount illustrations of William Shakespeare’s expertise in character-sketch, Iago plays a crucial role in the tragedy Othello, and he is the driving force in this play, conjuring up every action and character to the ultimate tragedy…
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Genre Paper and Presentation
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 Date   Film1: The Silence of the Lambs Year: 1991 Director: Jonathan Demme Writer: Ted Tally Stars: Jodie Foster (Clarice Starling), Anthony Hopkins (Dr. Hannibal Lecter)   Film2: Ringu Year: 1998 Director: Hideo Nakata Writer: Hiroshi Takahashi Stars: Nanako Matsushima (Reiko Asakawa), Hiroyuki Sanada (Ryuji Takayama) Horror Genre Conventions   Setting…
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Documented Inquiry
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Nevertheless, still movies still reflect on issues in the society according to film theorists. An example of such is the Star Trek Into Darkness movie, which is a typical…
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Present the closing argument for the prosecution in the case of The Tell Tale Heart
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This is evident in the fact that as the law enforcing team arrives in the house, he welcomes them and starts it off by implying to the fact that the old man is away. This is well advanced by his motive in trying to convince the officers that the…
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Oedipus & Hamlet
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Within the context of the play Oedipus the King, Sophocles provides ample importance to the existential quest and heroism of the protagonist, Oedipus. On the other side, in the play Hamlet, Prince of…
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Deontology and Utilitarian Scenario
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Application of Deontological and Utilitarian Ethical Principals to solve an Ethical Problem Basic differences between the two approaches Deontological frameworks of ethics, such as that put forward by Immanuel Kant, look at whether something is right or wrong by looking at the intrinsic nature of the thing being done or not done, rather than looking at the ends achieved by such action or non action…
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Critiquing the Analysis of Peers Paper
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Christopher Columbus Historical Analysis Critique Date Christopher Columbus is revered and hated in Europe in equal measure. There are different views on the question of his discovery of the New World and America with different historians holding different views on the net impact of the discovery to Europe in relation to the atrocities he and his men did…
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Macbeth - how the brave hero/warrior becomes a villian
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Macbeth, the world renowned tragedy by William Shakespeare, is mainly based upon the tragic flaw of the protagonist, i.e. Macbeth the warrior. First of all, his ambitious attitude was behind the murder of King Duncan and usurping the throne…
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The Role of Aaron in Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus
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The role of Aaron in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus Introduction Titus Andronicus is one of Shakespeare’s lesser well known plays and is also one of his most violent. In the process of the play 14 different people are killed, and in addition to mere killings are acts of rape, insanity, cannibalism and live burial…
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Locating Literature/Speaking Subjects
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William Shakespeare seemed to have a good understanding of human nature, both bad and good, and his characters look best when they are not described as one thing or the other. While most of the villains are considered as being evil, it…
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Non-Causal Linearity In Contemporary Drama
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Ibsen’s A Doll’s House has been one of the most acclaimed theatrical works of Ibsen. The paper "Non-Causal Linearity In Contemporary Drama" reviews various resources that help an actor explore the scope of the play and its characters with the special focus on Krogstad…
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Critical Journalism Studies Textual Analysis
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In other instances, they are portrayed as villains who bring turmoil to the ruling class. The depiction of Journalists in different character aims to show a widely accepted values in society or to ridicule…
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See attach
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In his words, it seems clear that things have taken a new pattern and only the advantaged benefit from the changes. According to the speaker’s utterance, he falls on the disadvantaged bracket…
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Batman
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Batman – The Most Loved Anti Hero Batman is the most beloved superhero who does not have any superpowers. The "World’s greatest detective" simply uses his wealth and wits to transform himself into a technically sophisticated anti-hero who fights to save the world…
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Exhibition review interview
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Just like the “Un-forgiven”, the film“High Noon” has a number of elements of the traditional western such as villains, the moral lawman and the climatic gun fights. In the story of “High Noon” one can easily see an allegorical; a man is betrayed by the same people…
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Why the Generation Is Obsessed with the Anti-Hero
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In the paper “Why the Generation Is Obsessed with the Anti-Hero” the author provides an example of Dexter, the serial killer who is a lab technologist by day and serial murder by night. The love to hate feeling is due to the fact that he kills only those that have also killed…
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Analyse the iconography, conventions and audience expectations (Grant, 2007) of one film genre & assess how (and if) they have changed over time
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Essentially, the action film is a genre in which the hero or heroes are placed in complicated and difficult situation which they have to surmount through a combination or brain and brawn although mostly the latter. The hero is in most cases a resourceful and either very strong…
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Film critiques on The Bad Sleep Well (Kurosawa, 1960)
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Taking place during the post World War 2 reconstruction of Japan, Akira Kurosawas film The Bad Sleep Well focuses on the corruption that was present in the corporate world during this time period. Everyone is aware of what these corporate entities are doing, but no one has the…
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Analysis of Hamlet by William Shakespeare
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The author states that the resemblance between the trio heaven, earth and hell can be compared to the trio of Hamlet, his dead father, and his mother. The ghost on receiving repose reaches heaven while Hamlet becomes a person who resembles hell and his mother who continues to have her feet on earth …
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Play: A Doll House by Henrick Ibsen
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Firstly, the conflict driving the plot surrounds a crime, forgery. Many melodramas centered around a crime. Additionally, the play…
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Character research paper
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Name of the of the Concerned Professor Subject 16 April 2011 A Doll’s House- Nils Krogstad Krogstad’s Threat to Nora Krogstad is the man responsible for creating a complication in Nora’s life and in bringing about a crisis in her relations with her husband…
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Travis Bickle and Rupert Pupkin: Heroes or Villains
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The author states that Travis Bickle winds up as the hero at the end of Taxi Driver that has driven much of the acclaim for that movie. In fact, the latter film stands as a much more complex example of anti-heroism in a film because Travis Bickle’s standing as an antihero must be held up to question…
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Welcome To Hard Times by E.L. Doctorow
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Welcome to Hard Times.
Welcome to Hard Times is perhaps a contradiction in itself. The author intends to communicate the relationship between man, evil and good. What the author does portray is the salient features in humanity…
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Reponse to a Shakespeare Play

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The essential problem with regard to placing the blame for the tragedy in Romeo and Juliet is that there is no outright villain in the story (Draper, 1939). With the tragedy of Hamlet, we have Claudius playing the role of the villain and with Othello it is Iago who fits the…
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Examine the components of Iago's villainy
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Author Course Tutor Date Introduction Othello is usually regarded as the greatest tragedies among Shakespeare’s tragedies (Shakespeare and Honigmann 1). Iago has a unique place in the drama as a dramatic character placed on a pedestal of human incarnation of evil…
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Character Analysis of Iago in Shakespeare's Othello
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“Multiple Iago”, book written by Pia Witzel; depicts Iago as a two faced person. Iago owns an important part in the play, and creates his image as a virtuous soul. …
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Importance of Television Encoding
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The paper "Importance of Television Encoding" discusses that contrary to popular belief, encoding is not exclusive to the fictional television, broadcast that we have come to consider as objective, hence presumably immune to manipulation that comes with encoding such as news and current affairs are subject to the same. …
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Character Analysis of Iago in the Shakespeare Play Othello
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This literature analysis essay makes an attempt to analyze the William Shakespeare's play "Othello" and take an indepth look at one of the characters of this tragedy - Iago. The Tragedy of Othello is believed to have been written in approximately 1603…
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Archetype of Winston Churchill
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In order to explain the change archetypes can bring to the community, the paper focuses on analyzing Winston Churchill’s archetypal characteristics. It evaluates the effects these characters under archetypal assimilations have in the modern ways of life…
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Multicultural psychology

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For a substantial segment of the world's population, these are very dangerous times. With the collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite communist countries, western democracies and their defense departments turned elsewhere for a villain that could be easily demonized…
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Fairy Tale
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Additionally, they are crafty and use their sly ways to lure their prey into their traps (Carter 142). The statement applies to Perrault’s “Bluebeard” in the sense…
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Dramatic irony in Oedipus King
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In the paper “Dramatic irony in Oedipus King” the author analyzes dramatic irony in Oedipus King Dramatic irony allows Sophocles to give Oedipus’s downfall two completely incongruent dimensions simultaneously: fate-like inevitability and intense suspense. …
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Discovery Of The World
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An essay "Discovery Of The World" outlines that the initial education on world tours captures the role of Columbus as a first explorer, which is not accurate because of the existence of data suggesting there were other voyagers before him who explored the world…
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Sympathy for the Monster
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This essay analyzes "Frankenstein", that is the masterwork of Mary Shelly and the magnum opus which makes it unlikely that the literary world will ever forget her name. However, it is a lot more than a gothic novel since as noted by Oates (1984)…
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Comedy Litterature/ Moliere's Tartuffe
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According to the Free Online Dictionary (2011, para 1), satire is ‘a literary work in which human vice or folly is attacked through irony, derision, or wit.’ In Moliere’s play puts emphasis on the theme of religious insincerity…
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Edgar Allan Poes Short Stories

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Edgar Allan Poe's stories were set within 19th century Europe. His witty depiction of various rumoured tales and a significant portion of Poe's literature vaguely resembled occurrences during his eventful life, "The setting is European, set in some indeterminate past, so as not to get too close to depicting Poe's own enemies." 1
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The Speckled Band
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, is legendary. In one of his classic escapades, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, Doyle frames the brilliance of his hero in an exotic tale of mystery and intrigue by using several devices familiar to the detective genre; particularly in regard to his characters…
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Narrative - To what extent do you agree that Propp's structural analysis of folktales reveals the underlying structure of othe
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Vladimir Propp’s Structural Analysis of Folktales Vladimir Propp’s Structural Analysis of Folktales A tale is one of the most basic types of literature and it comes in different forms such as fairy tales, folk tales, tales about animals and many others…
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The Beginning, Middle and End of Spider-Man
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Name Professor Course: Visual Arts and Film Studies Date Spider-Man I. Three Events: The Beginning, Middle and End of Spider-Man In the story of Spider-Man there are distinct events that marked the beginning, the middle and the end of the character. The part where Peter Parker got bitten by the spider that had been the product of recombinant DNA mutation marks the beginning of Spider-Man…
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Shakespeare Character Analysis - Richard III
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22 June 2011. Character Analysis: Richard Richard happens to be the most dominant character of the novel. Richard plays the dual role of a villain and a protagonist in the novel. The novel, Richard III intensely explores the evil psychology which is fundamentally focused upon the mind of Richard…
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The Image of Iron Man
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Iron Man Iron man has currently become an icon among children and adults. The comic figure, Iron Man, entailing an intelligent billionaire that managed to build himself an intelligence iron wear with marked strength and power to face enemies, proved a point to many comic readers…
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