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    Essay 2 My goal in this paper is to show that Swinburne’s solution to the Problem of Evil is persuasive. I begin with a formulation of Swinburne’s thoughts about the similarity and difference between moral evil and natural evil. I then formulate the connection between evil and free will. Next, I consider the potentiality objection to this argument, and Swinburne’s response to this objection. Finally, I argue Swinburne’s solution to the Problem of Evil is persuasive. First, I begin with Swinburne’s

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    "Godfather Death," is a short story written by Brothers Grimm. It is about a poor father’s 13th son. The father already had 12 sons. He gave his 13th son to Death to be his godson; since he was very poor. When the son grew up and became doctor, he tried to deceive the Death and as a result, the Death could not tolerate his action and took the protagonist’s (the son, or doctor’s) life. 1. Conflict: A. The plot of the story is based on the conflict. Conflict is the main issue that happens between

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    In this excerpt from "The Interlopers," the two characters are Ulrich von Gradwitz and Georg Znaeym. These two are sworn enemies, though the author, Saki, does not directly state why they despise each other. One night, they crossed paths in a dark forest, each on a quest to find and murder the other. They both carried rifles, but before they could inflict bodily harm on the other person, a storm caused a beech tree to collapse and hold the helpless men to the ground. They were bloody, weak, and hurt

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    actions toward another, or can be the conduct involving the executions of such crimes and wrongs. In the novel, “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley, both definitions of guilt were the common theme. However, the main problem was whether the creature or the creator, Victor Frankenstein, were guiltier for their actions. The one presumed to be more guilty was Victor Frankenstein who created the monster in the first place causing his family pain and failed to take responsibility for the monster’s actions. Although

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    walked down, he saw the same dull gray walls imprisoning him and the rest of the people in this unit with him. ‘The Creator is behind all this,’ Jacob thought. The Creator was a man who looked and talked just as any other human in the unit, but everyone knew inside his human form was everything but human. He was a cold, calculating computer that tracked the every move of the unit. The Creator controlled everything and there were rumors that he would do nasty things to the people who spoke up or opposed

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    The Misanthrope is a seventeenth century comedy of manners written by Jean-Baptiste Moliere. This play ridicules and criticizes the French aristocratic rule while revealing the foibles of man. His primary intention is not to tell his audience what is right but to teach the society a definite lesson. The Misanthropist remains relevant through the years because every generation since 1666 has managed to find something that reminds them of their own society. The writer uses the protagonist, Alceste

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    Greed is existent within all individuals despite how generous and altruistic one can be. Because of how commonly greed is seen in society, many authors have instilled selfishness as a part of literature for ages and still continue to do so. Thanks to this narrow-minded understanding everyone withholds, author such as Thomas Hardy, Tom Godwin and Shakespeare, present this self- centered understanding in a unique approach during the olden times. Although the past stories carry the same message quite

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    accurately portraying how social beauty standards, along with being alienated from society, affects one’s perception of oneself. For the most part, when people think of “Frankenstein,” they immediately think of “monster.” However, Frankenstein is the creator of the creature - a creature who in actuality is unfit to suit the label of “monster” and is not given a name. In the midst of the novel, the creature becomes aware of other people’s appearances, the beauty they possess, and how it is all so different

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    Through the eyes of the monster, Viktor Frankenstein is seen as a God. Viktor is the one who delivered him the gift of life and provided him the freedom to live. The problem between the creation and creator arises when Viktor becomes fearful of his creation and refuses to help his monster navigate the complicated path of life. Viktor feels the monster is simply no longer his problem and allows his monster to experience emotions such as pain, isolation, and neglect all on his own without guidance

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    continue his journey. By the actions of Felix when he discovers his father with this creature, the monster was met with repulsion from the old man’s family. The repulsion that was subjected onto him was, in fact, very similar to the repulsion from his creator, Victor Frankenstein. While forced to continue his journey, the monster was met with more repulsion and abandonment by society. “[U]gly wretch!” and “[h]ideous monster” were examples of words used, by society, to describe the creature (Shelley 142)

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    Thesis 3. The monster is the harbingary of the monster crisis. The monsters always escape because they deny the very concept of categorization. They are hybrids(), embodying every single characteristic known to a human being and/or none of those. Mixed category presupposes the impossibility to adjust, to become. The monster always escapes to its own realm, which is always secluded, far away and undisclosed. Every single work of Gaga is a challenge, a question and an issue to reflect upon. She denies

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    Who is 'The Doctor' in Doctor Who? Television (TV) has a serious role in people's life nowadays because it tries to make their life easier and more informed about the world. There are lots of channels and serials on TV's, and all of them have a different kind of plot.British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has one of the oldest TV series in the world.According to Guinness World Records, ''Doctor Who'' is the longest running science fiction show in the world.In this show, the protagonist ''The Doctor''

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    Creator, let us address the sorrows that your choice to bring me to life has wrought on yourself. “Still thou canst listen to me, and grant me thy compassion. By the virtues I once possessed, I demand this from you” (Shelley 67). Though my English is poor… (Creature is never to have someone to be with him due to his “disabilities,” so that makes us pro-choice. (Quote about Frankenstein destroying the creature’s mate) Should you, creator, be forced to breathe life into a creature that will feel no

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    in which one must fall” (103). Just as Victor abandons the creation from the day he creates him, Victor demands for the creation to leave him. Victor’s first instinct is to escape, avoiding his creature, and the responsibility he has to him as the creator. He rejects love in the relationship, while the creation seeks it from his estranged author. Victor manifests hatred onto the embryonic creation, assuming the creature is programmed with evil nature. Instead, the creature, who desires affection, consumes

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    “A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength but by the strength of his heart” This quote was said by a recognised hero in literature, hercules. By this definition Okonkwo the main character of Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe is not a hero. Not only is Okonkwo not a hero by hercules’s standard, but also by Aristotle’s too. Aristotle said that a hero is a noble figure which Okonkwo was not. All that Okonkwo ever accomplished was from fear of becoming his father, which means that he

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    The novel “The Outsiders” by S.E Hinton depicts the theme of violence predominantly. This novel portrays how violence leaves physical and emotional scars. SE Hilton explores the effect of living in a place where a teenager can't even walk home by himself and where fear is the foremost emotion. Gang violence, shooting, stabbing, ignorance etc are examples of violence illustrated in the novel. I will explore the theme of violence through characters such as Johnny,Dally and Bob and analyse the emotional

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    lots of criticism. One common argument that occurs is the debate on which of the two main characters is truly at fault for the suffering of the other. At first glance, Frankenstein’s monster is a hideous beast who causes severe mental pain to his creator, despite the fact Frankenstein had done no direct harm to him. However when one recognizes of the consequences of indirect harm, it can be argued that Victor Frankenstein was the one at fault. Who then is truly guilty? If one compares and contrasts

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    viewed themselves in relation to their creator god known as the Plumed Serpent. Just from reading the text, there is absolutely no way to be sure of who the author of this source is. The author could be some type of spiritual leader. This source is a creation myth of the planet, and all the creatures that live on it, this includes humans. Creation myths are meant to answer fundamental philosophical questions about the

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    This famous painting was made in the age of expressionism between (1893-1910) in Norway. The genre of this painting is abstract. It can now only be found in National gallery and the Munch museum where most of his masterpieces are kept safe. It is basically an oil painting but other media like tempera and pastels are also used in this painting. In some ways it is surprising that artist Edward Munch’s painting The Scream is one of the most famous paintings of all time. The Scream is known for its

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    Lynchings, murder without trial by a mob, were very common in the nineteenth century and early twentieth. While the law was well enforced in cities at the time, many rural towns were left to their own. As seen in Claude McKay’s 1922 poem, The Lynching, such events happened in public areas in town and the dead hung for all to see. The author is thus illustrating the lack of law enforcement and the ignorance in the ways of the villagers, by how the murder went unpunished and the villagers accused an

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