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    Jude the Obscure

    Conflict between the Ideal and the Social in Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure A Dissertation Submitted in a Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Master Degree in British and American Studies Supervised by: Pr. Brahim Harouni Mr. Hamoudi Boughenout By: Mr. Boussaad Ihaddadene June 2010 Acknowledgement I would like to thank God for His guidance and help. I would also like to thank my supervisors Pr. Harouni and Mr. Boughenout for their help and discussion of my topic. I would like

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    What Does The Yellow Car Represent In The Great Gatsby

    F. Scott Fitzgerald’s, The Great Gatsby, demonstrates that Jay Gatsby lives a life of the American Dream gone wrong by lowering his morals with the corrupt nature of greed, Jay only focuses on the past to move forward in his own grand dream for himself, and how Fitzgerald’s use of symbolism during the Roaring Twenties exemplifies theme areas in the novel. F. Scott Fitzgerald's, The Great Gatsby, the cars represent a form of status. Nick takes taxis while Gatsby drives his custom made, cream-yellow

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    Adolf Hitler

    Mein Kampf, Hitler wrote “I had honored my father but loved my mother.” (Hitler, 1999). Hitler was the type of child that would challenge his father on almost a daily basis and would receive severe beatings for it. He experienced death when his little brother passed away from the measles and the passing affected Hitler deeply. His father passed away in 1903 and his mother passed only four years later. At the tender age of 18, he was placed in a boarding house for men. He also experienced loss at

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    India of my dreams is a place where there’s an IIT  for every Harvard and a Narayan Murthy for every Bill Gates. Where youngsters don’t hop aboard a plane to US for their dream job, rather stay back in their homeland  and work for its welfare. An India, where those not related by blood are united by beliefs. By their love & not separated by faith or color; where it’s not a crime to wed out of ones community, where millions aren’t stashed in Swiss accounts rather with every individual. India

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    Myths and Heroes

    this notion. A myth is a fictitious story which narrates the foundations of a given community. These narratives can convey the ideals of this community and create or perpetuate inspiring heroic figures. In this case, the concept of myths and heroes then serves a more profound purpose in our culture than mere fictional stories. To illustrate this, I have chosen to focus my thought on people's successful careers, that is to say people who started from scratch and reach the top of the social ladder.

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    Discusses the True Meaning and Defining Factors of Friendship. Describes the Importance of Friendship and Personal Relationships.

    you need learn a lot of different ideals from others. If you know to listen their ideas, you are more useful in the big society. True friendship come to you with a trustful heart. They do not care about your background family, education, and so on. For instance, when I first came to the US, I did not have any relative or friends. I was homesick and really wanted to come back to Vietnam. At that time, Hoang, who is my new neighbor came over to y house and helped my family a lot things such as helping

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    My Ideal Job Essay

    job at Limestone Kebob House. In my current situation I am trying to balance my studies and work. To balance work and study at the same time can be a very difficult thing to do. Although the thought of balancing work and study may seem overwhelming, it can be achievable with some planning and self-discipline. To be honest, I don’t have any professional experience. But I have skills that i have developed thought my life strengths are my communication skills and my flexibility to adapt

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    The Intrinsic and Extrinsic of 'the Great Gatsby' by Scott Fitzgerald and the Portuguese Sonnets of Barret Browning

    frame of mind. This mindset persists through ‘The Great Gatsby” as characters are governed by concepts of hedonism, majorly seen in the character Jay Gatsby. Gatsby is blinded with obsession and infatuation of Daisy who will complete his American dream of idealism and perfection. But the quest proves to be myth in the scene of Daisy first

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    In Cold Blood Character Analysis

    Truslow Adams once wrote that the American Dream is “…a dream of social order in which each man and each woman shall be able to attain to the fullest stature of which they are innately capable, and be recognized by others for what they are, regardless of the fortuitous circumstances of birth or position.” The notion of striving for dreams – the American Dream to be precise – is vocal a point to In Cold Blood. Characters flounder with how to achieve their dreams. In Cold Blood, Truman Capote uses characterization

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    The Corrupted Dream

    The Corrupted Dream by Stephanie Provenzano For many people since the beginning of time, wealth and power have been essential tools for the success within society, yet somehow these desirable goals always seem to fall just beyond their reach.  The Great Gatsby is solely oriented around the fact that the American Dream, embodied in the ideal of the self-made man, was a corrupt piece of American history. Nick Carraway, the narrator, helps give the reader a better look into the lives of those living

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