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  • Corcordancing In The Cop And The Anthem - 1,986 words
    ... a clue; then Soapy successfully had a big meal in a restaurant yet he was just beaten instead of being sent to prison ; he ever lured a woman in order to be captured by the policeman but the woman was a prostitute and he failed to be captured by the policeman again; then Soapy began to yell drunken gibberish ,however, the policeman disregarded him as a Yale student and pardoned him; in a cigar store he took a man' umbrella in public yet that man was not the true owner of it, too ,thus Soapy failed again. The eighth plot is the love-------Soapy was moved by the anthem from the church, he decided to be a new man. The last plot is the mystery and denouement----- Soapy was captured by a pol ...
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  • Ernest Miller Hemingway: His Influences - 1,274 words
    Ernest Miller Hemingway: His Influences Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois, on July 21, 1899. From a young man interested in sport and drink, Hemingway grew into and old man who was interested in sport and drink. Al1ong the way he became one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Throughout his life, he had many influences. Among them were; his wounding in Italy, his time in Paris as an expatriate, and his love of sport and excitement. These things helped shape Hemingways life, and, as will soon be shown, Hemingways art imitated his life very often. After graduating from High School, Hemingway soon went to work for the Kansas City Star, which was, at that time, ...
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  • God - 1,352 words
    God Since the time of Epicurus to the present, many people have had certain beliefs in myths and in the Gods. Epicurus presents his philosophy pertaining to these convictions. In his reasoning, he derives a definition of mythology and of the Gods contradicting to much of popular thought. Many people depend on mythology when they need an explanation for a phenomenon. Epicurus rationalizes that mythology is unchangeable and dogmatic, for when one accepts one theory and rejects another which is equally consistent with the phenomenon in question, it is clear that one has thereby blundered out of any sort of proper physics and falled into mythology (3.87; pg. 20). Epicurus believes that the cycli ...
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  • Plato, The Stoics And The Epicureans Views On Pleasure And Pain - 511 words
    Plato, the Stoics and the Epicureans Views on Pleasure and Pain. Plato, the Stoics and the Epicureans Views on Pleasure and Pain. Platos believes that the body is nothing but constant distraction to the soul. The five senses, along with pleasure and pain are among the most distracting feature of the body because with them, one cannot search for reality. Plato viewed death as the one release from the body in which the soul is free to search with reality, since it has no contact or association with the body. Plato thinks of pleasure and pain, as something one cannot have without the other, "A man cannot have both at the same time. Yet if he pursues and catches one, he is bound to catch the oth ...
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  • Thomas More: The Hypocritical Martyr - 1,013 words
    Thomas More: The Hypocritical Martyr Thomas More: The Hypocritical Martyr Thomas More should not be on the pedestal that people tend to put him. His stance against the divorce that King Henry VIII wanted does not make him righteous or even close to it. More felt that divorce would go against the principles of the Bible, yet his work, Utopia, also goes against the teachings of the Bible. Just as Henry wanted to create his own church to satisfy his own needs, More's Utopia is a society created to fit his needs. To begin, we must look at the utterly blasphemous comment that More makes relating his Utopian society to Christ. And I have no doubt that either self-interest, or the authority of our ...
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