The Fallen Essays

  • Light And Dark Imagery In John Milton's Paradise Lost

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    recognizes his separation from his former alliance with the divine essence (qtd in Martz 72.) In his brief period of grief, Satan finds himself struggling towards the light that radiates from Heaven, signaling the presence of innate light still within the fallen being. However, this light soon becomes squandered when Satan finds it, “better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven,” (1.263) In his decision, the prevalence of darkness within Hell increases and eventually seeps into the secular realms created

  • 'Envy In Samuel Johnson's Rambler'

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    Envy is an aspect of humanity that has been approached from many perspectives. In the “Rambler” by Samuel Johnson, the author took the stance that envy is a terrible and purposeless entity that serves only to degrade the quality of life. He analyzed the cause and effects of envy, how it relates to human error, and the consequences it is tied to. To emphasize the true impact of envy, he described the patterns in which he observed it as it manifested around him in his day-to-day life. In this passage

  • A Short Story: The Fallen Angel And The Fallen Angel

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    muttered, “Go back where you came from, fallen angel.” With furious eyes, the exorcist turned around and faced Calvin’s father, “You and your son will suffer worse pain than she did!” Calvin all swaddled in blankets, started to cry. The stars of the night glittered in the void of darkness. Calvin, now seventeen still dreamed of what happened so long ago. His father and himself were treated like outcasts. Calvin’s father had told him how he found his mother, a fallen angel, severely injured. His father

  • Vietnam Memorial Komunyakaa Analysis

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    involved and our society in general. Our nation honors the sacrifices of the fallen as well as the survivors of past conflicts through museums, monuments, and memorials. Given the origin of these commemorations, they can carry a far greater significant meaning than anyone could ever possibly understand. Through the use of imagery, Komunyakaa illustrates the notion that the Vietnam Memorial is a connection between the fallen and the living that are in its presence. Komunyakaa initiates the use of imagery

  • Commentary On Mary Shelley's Quote Response To Frankenstein '

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    Kristen Moody Pre AP English 10, Period 2 September 17, 2016 Crouch Frankenstein DJ’s Quote Response "Remember that I am thy creature: I ought to be thy Adam; but I am rather the fallen angel, whom thou drivest from joy for no misdeed."(68). In this passage the monster is talking about Adam, the loved creation of God. God created Adam for companionship and loved him like a son. It is hard to find Frankenstein and God alike, and to me is offensive to think of Frankenstein as a god. My God is good

  • Essay On Fallen Angels

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    From “second Peter , two, verse four”, these lines stem Tartarus was thus conferred on the Fallen Angels that’s God’s pronouncement Some of the “Fallen Angels” in tartarus are set loose And some are chained and keep opposing God Those unfettered, their liberty do abuse Not caring for the Judgment of The Lord “The Angels which kept not their first estate But left their own

  • The Good Side Of Satan In John Milton's Paradise Lost

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    The Good Side of Satan Since the ancient times up today, the perception of good and evil has always existed. As an example, in the Christian Bible, evil is represented by the figure of Satan who before transforming himself into a demon, he was one of the most confidant and influence angels in heaven. However, due to the fact of his ambitious to become more powerful than the same Creator, God sent him to earth. As a matter of fact, in the bible Satan is portrayed as the cost of temptation and the

  • Essay On The Masque Of The Red Death

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    In the Bible, Jesus said to disciples “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.” However, nowadays, Christians starts to cloister themselves and wants to stay in their comfort zone, just like the “royalties” at the party in “The Masque of the Red Death”. The people in the story have a party inside an abbey and locked themselves in there while the disease that devours people runs like a hungry lion outside the abbey. In the end, the pestilence comes into the abbey also

  • Literary Devices In Where Are You Going Where Have You Been

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    In her short story "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?", Joyce Carol Oates utilizes a variety of literary devices to strengthen the story in its entirety. This short story is essentially about a 16-year-old girl named Connie and the conflict between her desire to be mature and her desire to remain an adolescent. Throughout the story, the audience sees this conflict through her words in addition to through her behavior. The audience is also introduced to Arnold Friend, a rather peculiar man

  • Individuality In A Doll's House

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    During the Victorian era, the controversial play was written to highlight a female seeking individuality in an immoral society which stirred up more controversy than any other works. In Ibsen’s writing, “A Doll’s House”, women’s lack to having their own purposes and goals was introduced. Throughout the play, Nora Helmer eventually comes into realization that she has to conclude playing the role of a doll and instead seek out her individuality as a heroine. These occurrences are portrayed through

  • Stylistic Analysis Of The Poem Magician

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    The poem “Magician” is as clever and deft as the tricks it describes. Through the use of concealed metaphor, combined with terse and logical language, Miranda expresses the human desire to hide from the harsh realities of life and conveys to the reader that people cannot turn to ‘magic’ for answer—we must discover them for ourselves. The title of the poem is frank and self-explanatory—the single word ‘Magician’. There is certainly no magic here—no colorful metaphor or exposition. The title takes

  • The Drought Poem Analysis

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    Gary Soto, an American-Mexican Poet born in 1952, published an array of pieces that recount the realities of his upbringing. Growing up in San Joaquin Valley, ensured his involvement in the fields. Living in a drought prone region, droughts were inevitable, and the community remained vulnerable to hardships that came along with the drought. These hardships experienced were transformed into a visible theme found throughout this poem. Weather conditions can make people vulnerable to the effects experienced

  • Literary Analysis Of The Pit And The Pendulum

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    “The Pit and the Pendulum,” the story of life and death. The narrator is sentenced to death during the inquisition, waiting for his execution, he is trapped in a dark dungeon. The narrator believes he is going to die in this dungeon which is unusual because executions are usually public. In this dungeon is a small pit in the center and a pendulum swinging from the ceiling slowly descending to kill the narrator. The pendulum retracted into the ceiling and the narrator thought he was going to live

  • A Character Analysis Of Charco's Raju In The Novel

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    The novel is the showcase of Raju’s queries of conventional way of life when he sets out to comprehend his dreams and desires. When it comes to Rosie, he is ready to break the social rules and traditions and he does not wish to follow any regulation of the society. However, in this respect Dr. Sunita Rani calls him a brave man as to fight and revolt against the society in this manner. Raju was the person against whom the whole society stands including his widowed mother. However, he does not really

  • Love In A Fallen City Analysis

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    Significance of Female Figures in Love in a Fallen City "In 1918, Lu Xun asserted that whenever the country seemed on the verge of collapse, Chinese men would thrust their women forward as sacrificial victims to obscure their own cowardice and helplessness in the face of the onslaught of aggressors and rebels" (Louie 15). Eileen Chang critiques the social status of females during the transitional period before the modern era in China throughout her novella Love in a Fallen City. Eileen Chang was influenced

  • Fallen Women In Oliver Twist

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    image of fallen women and to reveal reason why three female characters are ruined by describing their situation in detail. The big reason for the fall of women is the cruelty of people in the underworld, the inequitable moral code towards women and severe class differences. The main concern is extended not only about accusing the condition where fallen women were put, but about how women should be restored to decent conditions in society through family and social support. Here we see the fallen women

  • Frankenstein And The Modern Prometheus Comparison

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    Frankenstein Essay Connor McGuire 11/9/17 The Story of Frankenstein is a story of sadness, pain, and loss. It has shown itself as an incredible achievement in literature and its captivated readers for over two centuries. One observation remains though. This story is not only known as Frankenstein but also as The Modern Prometheus. This story, as can be seen, draws many parallels with the story of Prometheus and it’s characters. This subtitle is more than just another name for the story, it is

  • Short Story: The Fallen Angel

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    she saw the leaves from the trees in front of her, she suddenly realized that she was no longer in the real world for even the trees there looked just like a piece of paper with no volume. On top of the sky in that place written a text reads “The Fallen Angel”. “Do.. Don’t tell me that this is inside of that old book? How come such a thing like this could ever happened?” shortly after she has understand everything, that book was taking her into a distinct dimension of the story that she read all

  • Character Analysis: 'The Fallen Monument'

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    Emily Grierson: The Fallen Monument Miss Emily Grierson is a descendant of a family that embodied the traditions, duties, and cares about the Old South. She had a hereditary obligation upon the town and was represented as a symbol of what it meant to be chivalrous, to have formal manners, and to live out what it meant to be traditional. When her father died, she became broken and became a victim of the values she once represented. She had become humanized, letting time trickle by as her life passed

  • Examples Of Irony In Fallen Angels

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    In the book Fallen Angels Walter Dean Myers tells the story of soldiers who struggles with a problem involving what is right and wrong in war. Fallen Angels set in Vietnam during the Vietnam war, the story introduces the main character Perry, who faces obstacles, including death and killing. The author’s use of literary devices, specifically imagery, irony, and metaphors convey the theme warfare often forces soldiers to reconsider their traditional notions of right and wrong. The author employs imagery