In The Garden Of Eden Analysis

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In Dr. Philip Zimbardo’s psychology experiment called the Stanford prison experiment, he came to realization without rules and structure of the guards, they can take matters into their own hands and do whatever they want. The prisoners were deindividualized and were just called by their number on their uniform. The cruel and unusual punishments that the guards inflicted got too out of hand would cause the prisoners to have a mental breakdown and wouldn 't be able to finish the experiment. Zimbardo called this the lucifer effect. In William Golding’s novel “Lord of the Flies” and Sheryl St. Germain’s poem “In the Garden of Eden,” Lucifer and evil are also temptations, which eventually creates the fall of man. The poem, “In the Garden of Eden”, it talks about how no one really talks much or know much about how their were vultures in Eden. Eden was often described as Paradise or the “garden of god.” And many people didn’t understand why such a dark animal that ate on rotting animals was in the garden. Within the garden, vultures were not described as a bird that represented as death and decay, but rather as “soar like gods.” We know from the poem that these animals were once looked at as a beautiful, peaceful bird. Vultures and other animals within Eden didn’t bother one another. Vultures were also known as vegetarians and never ate flesh of another animal. Then the vulture’s temptation strikes, which is to eat meat. This would be the fall of “man,” but in this case would

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