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Darkness At Noon
... is divided into ten parts, or "pouches", where sinners of "ordinary" fraud are punished. In the First Pouch, the panders and seducers are whipped by horned demons. Here Dante encountered Venédico Caccianemico, a Bolognese who pandered his own sister, giving her to another man as a prostitute. These panders and seducers had forced other people to obey them, many times against their will, and had tortured them if they didn’t listen. As compensation for their sins, they are being held under the control of the demons, and are also being tortured continually. This continual suffering also acco ...
Animal Farm - George Orwell
... Russia, but from a viewpoint slightly more comical: that of a farm in England. The story begins in a barn, where a boar on the farm named Old Major has gathered the other animals to tell them of a dream he had, a dream of a world in which humans do not rule over other animals. Old Major encourages the animals of the farm to revolt against Mr. Jones, the owner of the farm. Not long after, he dies, but the animals keep his ideas of Animalism (which is essentially Communism) alive and the pigs, who are the most clever animals on the farm, begin to plan a revolution. One day, the workers on the farm forget to feed the ...
The Return Of Martin Guerre
... the “Da” from their name thus
pronouncing and spelling it “Guerre,” and also in style of dress.
As for the Guerre women, life in the village of Artigat was a
drastic change. No longer could they push ahead of the men to
make their offerings at parish mass or go about the church to
collect for the vestry. The Guerre’s seemed to like their new
lives, their family grew, and they became successful in their
In 1538 the only son of the Guerre family, Martin, got
married to Bertrande de Rols, the beautiful daughter of a
well-off family. After much trying they have one son. ...
Pride And Prejudice: 5 Married Couples
... that Elizabeth and Darcy share a common interest. For example, Miss Bingley states that ‘Miss Eliza Bennet… is a great reader…’ p34. While in a conversation between Darcy and Miss Bingley, it is stated, ‘What a delightful library you have at Pemberly,…’ p34. This illustrates to the readers that the two share the same interest of reading. Having the interest reading portrayed to the readers as an interest, reveals that Elizabeth and Darcy may be suitable match for one another. It clearly shows how common interests can increase the chance of marriage as it makes the bond for one another stronger. Thereby demonstrating ...
Beowulf, Virtues Of A Hero
... the most ferocious of beasts but he never fears the threat to his life or death itself.
Beowulf if also the epitome of strength and is portrayed as the 'strongest of the Geats' and later magnified to be 'stronger than anyone, anywhere in this world.' He is able to use his strength, of super-human proportions, and courage to put his people before himself. Representing good, this great man uses his strength to slay the horrible demon of evil.
In his argument with Unferth he is able to turn his 'loss' in a swimming competition into a tale in which he not only swims for hours wearing a 'mail shirt' and carrying a ' ...
Nightmarish Themes In Edgar Al
... and “The Masque of Red Death” all contain those qualities that make them dreamlike or nightmarish.
“The Fall of the House of Usher” contains many of the elements that make it a true horror story. One example of the foreshadowing of an unexpected event is the crack that runs down the side of the giant house. This fissure is a form of foreshadowing and also is a way to show how Roderick Usher’s mind is cracking and how he is slowly going mad. As the story ends, the “fissure rapidly widened”(172) and the house crumbles to the ground. Also, the setting and setting add to the terror of the story. The House of U ...
Hawthorne's "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment": Reality Or Illusion
... of the magical water. The first is
rather evident and straight forward because it happens before a single person
even raises glass close to their lips. I am of course referring to the fifty-
five year old rose that was given to Dr. Heidegger on the eve of his wedding by
his bride to be. Heidegger places the rose in the water so there could be
proof of the mysterious water's power, but in the same act of proving its power
to his guests Hawthorne proves to us the power of the water because when the
rose regains life nobody was drunk or had even attempted to drink the water.
"The crushed and dried petals stirred, ...
Analysis Of Steppenwolf Diseas
... to Mr. Haller. His loneliness has eaten away at him for so many years that he has lost sight of the happiness in life. He is no longer able to enjoy life to it’s fullest potential because he will not let himself do so. He has no one and, at times, he feels that life is not worth living. This disease of loneliness has brought him to the point of suicide, brought him to the edge of existence. He is at the point of suicide when he meets his treatment and his cure. Companionship and love.
That is the only help for this most debilitating of diseases, companionship and love. One will help but only both together ...
Hector A Fiction Tale
... their victory. They had chased a small group of creatures here and were ambushed. Nevertheless, they had fought through it and earned an overwhelming victory that had dealt a vicious blow to the North landers, hopefully quelling their raiding parties for at least a couple of months. These creatures, though very weak, produced large quantities of offspring making them very difficult to destroy completely. This was Hector's 52nd battle as lieutenant of the militia and he was proud of himself for such a flamboyant victory.
Hector was an odd man who had overcome many odds. He was born into the world as Adam Gro ...
Hesiod And The Ascent Of Zeus
... and the "hundred-handers." Ouranos hated his children at first sight, so he kept them trapped inside the earth and would not let them "rise to the light" (Theog. 157). But this caused Gaia great pain. She created a sickle from a new form of metal, then went and asked her children for help. Kronos, the "clever devisor" (Theog. 168), was the only child who spoke up. Kronos follows his mother's plan, cuts off Ouranos's genitals and throws them into the sea. The blood landing on Gaia forms the three Erinyes or furies, the giants, and the Melian nymphs. Then "foam" (Theog. 191) rising from the sea out of the ...