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Literature and the Nature of Good vs. Evil

goading and nagging, contributed to Macbeths downfall; however, when one examines the play that the main impetus to Macbeths actio...

Laws of Nature in Billy Budd

In a paper consisting of five pages the ways in which Herman Melville uses the novel to discuss how nature's laws do not always pr...

Struggle Between Good and Evi

idea creates a "binary logic," in which evil is conceptualized as an "entity, a quality that is inherent in some people and not in...

Assessment of Human Nature

the class they come from. The nautre is open and forgiving, they have short attention spans and any negative emotions are likely t...

Morality and Reason According to Plato, Socrates, and Sigmund Freud

inquiring and trying to discover what is good is the best kind of life, the only life worth living" (Frost, 1962, 84). As this de...

Thematic Analysis of 'The Lamb' and 'The Tyger' Poems by William Blake

A relevant phrase in literature that relates to the overall concept of good versus evil in Blakes work is that of the human...

Good versus Evil in Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya

the old and sick. There was always room in the safety and warmth of la familia for one more person, be that person stranger or fri...

Nietzsche's Philosophy

(Nietzsche, 1974). It does seem to be true that when someone supports old institutions and mainstays they are applauded by the lar...

Dualities and Opposites of Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'Young Goodman Brown'

The opposites and dualities that appear in this short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne are analyzed in 5 pages with Puritan ethics and...

Henry James' Turn of the Screw

In five pages this paper emphasizes the governess in a Freudian analysis of Henry James' The Turn of the Screw that also examines ...

Demonic and Divine Powers in Oedipus by Sophocles

In four pages this paper examines the play's good vs. evil conflict in a consideration of how divine power is dominated by demonic...

Symbolism and Themes in Nathaniel Hawthorne's Stories

an intriguing plot concerning a ministers request to never remove the curious black veil he wears. When he dies, should the congre...

Applications of the Classic Tests for a Just War

under the just intention of abating evil and promoting good, 4. whether other means of rectification have been attempted and war ...

Nature of Siva in Hindu Myth

This paper is in outline form and pertains to literature promoting understanding of the nature of the god Siva in Hinduism. ...

Plato and Confucius on the State and Society

In eleven pages this research paper contrasts and compares Plato's and Confucius's perceptions on the ruling state and society wit...

Themes of Bood and Evil in The Bible, Crito, and The Oresteia

This paper addresses the nature of morality as portrayed in these three works. The author compares and contrasts how good, evil, ...

Good and Evil in 'Araby' by James Joyce and 'Young Goodman Brown' by Nathaniel Hawthorne

reality of humanitys cruel heart. True to Hawthornes nature of portraying both the worst and the best humankind has to offer, he ...

Evil in 'A Good Man is Hard to Find' by Flannery O'Connor

unfortunate accident, and they do run into the notorious Misfit. Both the grandmother and the Misfit are concerned with the quest...

Themes of Cultural and Moral Relativism

tribes would simply allow certain effeminate men to take on female occupations (153). Seemingly, their plight was accepted. They w...

Good and Evil as Conceptualized by Plato in Meno

In six pages good and evil are examined along with Plato's assertion that evil is not knowingly committed by man. There are no ot...

Othello by William Shakespeare, Direct Prose, and Dramatic Poetry

In a paper consisting of 7 pages Shakespeare's uses of iambic pentameter in his 'good' characters and spoken prose by the 'evil' c...

Nature vs. Nurture

There are many theories about intelligence and there are some debates about it. Gardner proposed multiple intelligences while Ster...

Prospectus - Othello and the Nature of Evil

In a paper of one page, the writer looks at evil in "Othello". The nature and motivations of Iago's evil are explicated. Paper use...

The Disturbing Worldview of Alfred Hitchcock

the side of the road in the midst of miles of cornfields. It is a bright, sunny afternoon and the prairie seems benign after the c...

Nietzsche's Philosophy and Essays

that is good. The sun is going down, and it is cold, so that is bad. Evil is something much worse than bad. Obviously, a setting s...

Great Expectations and Charles Dickens

conditions within the factories were terrible. Unfortunately, it can be said that they same disgraces that Dickens saw during his ...

Good and Bad of Human Nature as Portrayed in Literature

Swift, "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley, and "Heart of Darkness" by William Conrad. Gullivers Travels "Gullivers Travels" is a b...

Overview of Documentary Television

to make it irrelevant whether or not the details are portrayed correctly. The distinction between narrative and fiction is that n...

Essay Explication on Three Varying Topics

This 9 page paper examines three essays in detail, comparing and contrasting the concepts used. The papers are entitled Robust Sat...

The Exorcist and Frankenstein

possesses a girl. She has no control over this possession and there seems to be no character that actively engages in evil. As suc...