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The Great Gatsby: Evidence of Insecurity and Ambiguity that Question Nick Carraway's Heterosexuality

The Great Gatsby is a magnificently written story about the loss of love, the problems of American wealth, and the reality of life. With these themes in mind, it is important to remember that in our complex reality, not all men are only sexually attracted to women as some would commonly assume...

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Anthem Theme

Sins and Transgressions The society and government in which a person lives is one of the most influential factors for their religion, values and what is socially acceptable within the terms of society. In Ayn Rand’s Anthem, the dystopian society’s government has a very prominent role in every...

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Anthem Essay by Ayn Rand

Near the end of the novel Anthem by Ayn Rand the main character, Equality, reaches one of the most important realizations of the entire book about the concept of individualism. In the quote form the text “To be free, a man must be free of his brothers” Equality comes to the conclusion that to be...

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Essay about Illusions in The Great Gatsby

Through the hustle and bustle of any ordinary day, the individual takes on what is called life and Its struggles. The individual eventually tends to develop a round; a sense of what Is reality to him or herself. Reality Is quite persistent, and tends to maintain Its uphill progress In a usual way...

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Anthem Study Guide Questions

Jake Shovlin 7th period 4/22/13 Anthem Study Questions Chapter 1 1. A. The society in which Anthem is set is a very dystopian, futuristic, and harsh society. The only pronoun used is “we”. All individualism has been taken away. B. No, I would not want to live in this society because it is a very...

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Anthem Essay

Imagine if there was no electricity, no computers, no cars, no smart phones. What if there was no “I” or “you,” or anything that allowed people to stand out from one another? In the novel Anthem, Ayn Rand creates a dystopia that is true of all those things, but still proves that liberation and...

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Anthem and Farenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 and Anthem Comparison Essay When a person is entrapped within a society that dictates their behaviour, thoughts, and opinions they are unable to grasp the realization of their societies corrupt nature. However, there is always the odd individual who willing and capable of uncovering...

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Great Gatsby Essay - Wjec Exam Board Gcse English Lit: "Views on the Role of Nick as Narrator in the Great Gatsby Have Varied Greatly. How Do These Two Views Relate to Your Own View of Nick's Function in the Novel?"

'Views on the role of Nick as narrator in The Great Gatsby have varied greatly. How do these two views relate to your own view of Nick's function in the novel? ' I aim to explain effectively my opinion that Fitzgerald's use of Nick as the narrator of The Great Gatsby is a very...

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Anthem Essay- Comparing It to the Bible

Compare and Contrast of Adam and Eve and Equality 7-2521 In the novel Anthem, Equality 7-2521’s circumstance of rebellion create similarities and differences to the story of Adam and Eve in the Bible. Adam and Eve’s sin can be compared to Equality 7-2521’s sins. Adam and Eve break one and only...

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The Great Gatsby Literary Essay

In The Great Gatsby, a classic novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nick Caraway is in love with Jordan Baker, George Wilson is in love with Myrtle Wilson and Jay Gatsby is in love with Daisy Buchanan. Regrettably, all of these women are unworthy of the love and affection bestowed upon them by...

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Anthem Characters

Prometheus and Gaea In Greek mythology, Prometheus and Gaea were gods whom the people of the time worshiped. These two gods were important because they both associated with beginnings. Prometheus was the god of wisdom and could tell the future he also was said to have helped create man. Gaea is...

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Literary devices in "The Great Gatsby"

Literary Devices in 'The Great Gatsby' Personification- where inanimate objects or abstract concepts are seemingly endowed with human self-awareness; where human thoughts, actions, perceptions and emotions are directly attributed to inanimate objects or abstract Ideas. Fitzgerald uses...

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A Comparison in Anthem

ANTHEM In Ayn Rand’s Anthem, the story of Equality 7-2521 and the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden can be compared and contrasted in many different ways. Two of those are their similarities and differences. They include both personal and behavioral similarities as well as personal...

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Reflection Paper on Anthem (by Ayn Rand)

University of the Philippines Diliman Extension Program in Pampanga Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City, Pampanga Reflection Paper Anthem by: Ayn Rand Jemima Micah T. Sadsad 2012-20252 BS Business Management Submitted to: Sir Aoux Santos It’s a sin to not write this. For finishing this will allow me...

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Anthem and Girl in Hyacinth Blue

Ego, a sense of self, is a conflict that all characters must face in many different genres and literatures. Many people have their own definition of what ego means, however, www. dictionary. com defines ego as the “I or self of any person; a person as thinking, feeling, or willing, and...

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Romeo and Juliet Lit Guide

His friends convince him to attend the Caplet Ball (they go incognito so they aren't discovered by the Capsules) that night in an attempt to cheer him up and possibly find a new girl to love. * At the party Romeo meets Juliet where they fall in love instantly once they see each other. When the...

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Similarities Between "Anthem" and the Creation Story

Perhaps the most well known story of the Holy Bible is that of the creation story. In this story, God creates the earth in six days and rests on the seventh, after creating light, dark, oceans, and animals of all types. When he feels that there should be creatures other than animals, he creates man...

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Hastiness in Romeo and Juliet

Hastiness in Romeo and Juliet Consider the quote: They stumble that run fast. Illustrate the way in which characters in Romeo and Juliet act in haste and show how this behavior contributes to tragedy. Introduction: In Romeo and Juliet, a play written by William Shakespeare set in the ancient Verona...

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1984 and Hamlet

There are a great amount of similarities when you compare 1984 and Hamlet, about maintaining high moral standards. First of all in 1984 the proles are forbidden to interact with prostitutes, because they are not supposed to fall in love and they are not supposed to enjoy sex. “but a real love...

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Feminist Criticism of The Great Gatsby

Feminist criticism focuses on the power relationships between genders and the ways pieces of literature has been shaped according to them. During the sass's, many changes had begun to counter the evident inequality between men and women. Views readily changed from politics to social lives as...

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1984 and Brave New World

Thesis Statement After going through both the pieces of literature, it transpires that both differences and similarities exist between Brave New World and 1984. They are both prophetic novels, they were both written in turbulent times, both suffering changes that could lapse the future of the world...

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Compare and contrast Brave New World and 1984

George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World are commonly classed together as distopian novels. The tenor of them are however markedly different, leading many commentators to find differences in their themes too. Some are even bold enough to suggest that Huxley’s vision of the future...

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Conditioning, Persuasion and Propaganda in 1984 and Brave New World

Both Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and George Orwell’s 1984 present an anti-utopian future, in which anything that might be validly equated with freedom has been destroyed. Although markedly different in many ways, these two books show a grim parallelism in their presentation of many of the ways...

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Compare and Contrast: Brave New World and 1984

George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World are commonly classed together as distopian novels. The tenor of them are however markedly different, leading many commentators to find differences in their themes too. Some are even bold enough to suggest that Huxley’s vision of the future...

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This is an essay with a comparison of Animal Farm to 1984.

1984 vs. Animal Farm In both novels Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm there are many similarities. Three main topics, which will be discussed in this essay, are: control, isolation, and rebellion. The governing powers in each society of the two novels use control and isolation as tools for...

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Essay about Gender aspect in The Great Gatsby

'Fitzgerald novel displays an ambiguous attitude towards the sass's greater freedom for women' how far Is gender an Important aspect of the novel Scott Fitzgerald novel was set in the sass's, where the role women had was moving on to make a drastic change, The Great Gatsby portrays...

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1984 Comparison to Brave New World

Esteban Poveda December 12 Mrs Suhr Mindless Robots It is interesting how individuals are those who make the greatest advances in mankind, yet it is human nature to want to be a part of something, to conform to those around them. Those who go against their basic instincts and think out loud are...

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1984 Analysis of Winston Smith

Analysis of Winston Smith In the novel 1984 by George Orwell, Winston Smith is the protagonist. He is thirty-nine years old, frail, and thin. Winston is a common man that most of the readers can sympathize with. He is a man who wants to test the limits of the Party’s powers by seeing how many...

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1984: Character Analysis of Winston Smith

Character Analysis Of Winston Smith Winston is the main character in this novel and he seems to be separated from all of the other characters in the book by his thoughts. It is Winston’s uncommon character that we see unfolding as we read through the novel. He seems to be the only one set apart...

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1984 Winston Smith

Winston is the protagonist of the story, whose unsuccessful attempts at questioning and overthrowing the Party and Big Brother symbolize the defeat of humanity at the hands of socialism. Winston becomes de-humanized when his thoughts and emotions are controlled by the Party and when all his...

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"1984" by George Orwell: Themes, Dialogue, Symbolism

A certain theme that stuck out a lot in this book was the "Physical control" of the bodies of its subjects. Winston, is followed and looked over by the Party, everywhere he goes. They constantly watch to see if he makes any sign of disloyalty, so that if he does, they would arrest him. The Party...

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How George Orwell uses Tone and Diction in 1984

George Orwell uses tone and diction in his book to mold the scene of 1984 into a gloomy, dark and depressing set. He begins with setting the time of day, thirteen. Choosing "thirteen" instead of one Orwell sets a tone of an over militarized nation. He then moves on to using "boiled cabbage and old...

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The Price of Freedom: An Analysis of Rebellion in George Orwell's 1984

As a new society unfolds, so do new values and authority. In 1984, George Orwell presents a futuristic vision of the power of government as well as its social conventions. Primarily, Orwell uses Winston Smith to exhibit the effects that government control can have on morality. Winston lives in...

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1984 and Brave New World

Throughout the weekend I watched Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. I have always been a sucker for the futuristic movies, the viewing depictions of what the future might look like holds a fascination that, I trust, need not be explained as I watched 1984 and Brave New World in...

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George Orwell's 1984: Methods of Suppression in 1984. A study of ways people were oppressed in the book.

Methods of Suppression in 1984 George Orwell's anti-utopian novel 1984 paints a picture of a society in which the individual has no freedom, hope, or feeling. Three super states called Oceania, Eurasia, and Eastasia, divide and ravage the earth with perpetual war between them. The story takes...

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The Catcher in the Rye and Their Eyes Were Watching God Essay

One of the interesting things about literature is that comparisons can often be drawn between different works based upon prevailing themes in those works. In the case of J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye and Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes were Watching God, important correlations...

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George orwell, "1984"

In George Orwell's "1984", Winston Smith and Julia live in Oceania, where their actions become a subversive force that the "Party" must control. Oceania, located in Europe, represents a totalitarian society in its purest form during the 1940s. Many aspects of Wilson's and Julia's daily life in...

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George Orwell's 1984 Human Nature Essay

George Orwell's 1984 is a novel which describes utter and total hate- hate of those who are different, hate of evil and hate of all other humans. It is where love is described as absurd, and totally unnecessary. People are bred to hate, and hate is the primary emotion that people feel. The lack of...

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The Catcher in the Rye - An analysis of the novel

The Catcher in the Rye is published by the American author J. D Sallinger in 1951. The story is about a teenager Holden Caufield’s turbulent last few days before his Christmas vacation. During these days, Holden leaves Pency Prep, a boys’ school he has been kicked out of and takes off...

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George Orwell's 1984 Thematic Analysis

1984 George Orwell, author of 1984, describes a world where anonymity is dead. He goes on to tell the reader that this idea of a world could possibly exist in the real world. This idea haunts readers throughout Orwell's novel. Orwell hopes that readers will leave 1984 believing the possibility of...

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George Orwell 1984

English George Orwell’s 1984 In the year of 1984, a man by the name of Winston Smith lives in London in the oppressive state of Oceania. No matter where he goes, he, as well as his fellow citizens are always being watched by the notorious “Big Brother. ” There are cameras everywhere that can watch...

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An thematic analyisis of The Catcher in the Rye and Of Mice and Men

Most people don't know what it feels like not to know themselves, but more specifically, what they're supposed to do with their life. The feeling disconnects them from their present life, and when they realize it they are messed up and don't know where they are or why they are there...

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Soundtrack for 1984 by George Orwell

? English 10 Semester Project Soundtrack based upon the novel 1984 by George Orwell Track #1 Song: Satellite Artist: Guster Album: Ganging Up On the Sun Shining like a work of art Hanging on a wall of stars Are you what I think you are? You're my satellite You're riding with me tonight Passenger...

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Essay about Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet: Haste Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, said to be one of the most famous tragedies of all time, is a play filled with haste. Although the haste plays as a dominant role in the tragedy, the revealing character of Romeo, Tybalt, and many other individuals are displayed...

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"1984" By George Orwell

Contemporary Voices P. 4 November 29, 2012 1984 Today In the book “1984” by George Orwell, depicts a dystopian society in a country called Oceania that’s under heavy surveillance because the government wanted to have total power and crush any possibilities of individualism, which is why they are...

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1984 by George Orwell

In the book 1984 by George Orwell, love and sex represents a significant resemblance to homosexual discrimination in our society today. Big brother condemns a law on all citizens that love itself is forbidden, let alone - the pleasure of sex. Any marriage between party members would be trailed by...

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The Catcher in the Rye's Relevance to a Present Day Audience

The style and the concerns of The Catcher in the Rye, written by J. D. Salinger in 1951, continue to interest a present day audience as it draws attention to human problems through the eyes of Holden Caulfield, who rejects the “phony world of adults”, the teenage conflict of staying as...

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Irony of George Orwell's 1984

"The irony of a dystopia is, nasty and brutish as they are, they usually begin with the best of intentions" -Author Unknown Through the backdrop of a crumbling world, George Orwell is able to paint an image of human life in years to come, if the society he lives in continues the track it is on...

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The Catcher in the Rye: Holden is Fleeing the World

Topic: Existential Crisis Thesis statement: Holden deals with his existential crisis by resorting to a constant seek of numbness, which can be easily identified with his tendency to fantasize about death, his rejection towards intimacy and sexuality, and his excessive drinking. I. Introduction...

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1984 by George Orwell

The effects of totalitarianism are explored in George Orwell’s “1984” when his nightmare vision of the future is created through a tyrannical government, controlling the past, future and everything else. The effects of totalitarianism are explored in George Orwell’s “1984” when the concept of hope...

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