Hypocrisy in “The Crucible”
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Maggie Johnson February 11, 2013American Lit X Period 2Hypocrisy in “The Crucible” and Todays Society In the play “The Crucible”, by Arthur Miller, the theme of hypocrisy seems to correspond with today’s society. Miller writes a fictional story that revolves around true characters consumed with hypocrisy, much like real people and leaders today. Both the […]

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The Scarlet Letter and Its Hypocrisy
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As you read Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter” Hypocrisy is plainly evident throughout the entire book. The story begins in seventeenth-century Boston, then a Puritan settlement. The characters of Hester Prynne, Arthur Dimmesdale, Roger Chillingworth, and the very society that these characters lived in, serve as prime examples of this sin. It’s within these people […]

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Exposing the Hypocrisy in Emily Dickinson’s “Some Keep the Sabbath Going to Church”
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Losing My Religion: Exposing the Hypocrisy of Religion in Emily Dickinson’s “Some keep the Sabbath going to Church-“ Who does society consider the faithful? Is it the man on the street corner screaming for everyone to repent their sins before the apocalypse? Is it the zealot who straps a bomb to his body, and walks […]

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How Does JB Priestley Reveal The Hypocrisy of The Edwardian Era In An Inspector Calls
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An Inspector Calls is a controversial play set in the subtle society of 1912. Written in 1945, the play script critically analyses the hypocrisy of a symbolist group of characters living in the Edwardian era (1901 – 1914). During this period many revolutionary changes happened ; there were dramatic rises in business and many factories […]

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In P’tang, Yang, Kippebang Jack Rosenthal
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P’tang, Yang, Kipperbang is set in 1948, straight World War two. Jack Rosenthal deals with a boy who comes to a painful realisation of the world he is growing up in. Alan gradually loses his naivety and he becomes aware of the true nature of the characters who surround him. Many adults in the play […]

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The Forms and structure of Vinegar Tom by Churchill
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The overall play is made up of twenty-one scenes. There are no acts that separate the scenes from each other. The effect of this is that the play is continual, therefore the action will not stop until the end. This forces the audience to question what they see and not be given the chance to […]

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Tartuffe By Moliere Analysis
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The play Tartuffe written by Moliere depicts two fundamental themes, Hypocrisy and Deception. Tartuffe is a satire of the religious fanaticism and hypocrisy and deception were the major ideas that Moliere was trying to point out. Hypocrisy is one claiming to have moral or religious believes, but doesn’t really possess it. It’s the act of […]

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The Perpetuation of Senseless Traditions in Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery
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Any story can be a story about social expectations but Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” is one story that points out the fact that it is the people themselves who perpetuate such social expectations and senseless traditions. Nevertheless, this act of perpetuation is a rather unconscious process going on in a person’s mind. Jackson’s “The Lottery” […]

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Comentary on Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov
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The above passage is a dialog extracted from the third act of Chekhov’s play The Three Sisters. The work was written In Russia in the year 1900. This was during the final years of the Russian Empire, where the small portion of upper-class families would live in luxury and languor, while the peasants in the […]

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George Washington: Slavery and the Hypocrisy of the War for Liberty
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yGeorge Washington: Slavery and the Hypocrisy of the War for Liberty History tells us that George Washington was one of our country’s leaders who acted as a commander in the American Revolutionary War, a war that fought for freedom from the Parliament of Great Britain and our natural rights as a people. What some people […]

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Heathcliff – Hero or Villain
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Emily Bronte also convey’s aspects of the class system within Victorian society through the use of imagery. Bronte depicts two English households which both resemble slightly different classes but for which could not be further apart. The heights is described as “narrow windows being deeply set in the wall” and then Thrushcross Grange as “the […]

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