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  • Contentment

    most of us. We will not always have our parents holding us by the hand and providing for us financially. And if we want to be independent and move on, this project does a good job of making the reality of it all stand out and sink in. It also helps us realize that we ourselves must follow what our parents did, such as getting a good education, work hard and start small to work up from there. My biggest monthly expense was my rent which was $900. Ironically, my groceries came into second place price

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  • Dramatic Analyses of Antigone

    NAME: EMMANUEL ALICE LAMBAJO COURSE: STUDIES IN DRAMA QUESTION: ATTEMPT A DRAMATIC ANALYSIS OF THE PLAY ANTIGONE BY JEAN ANOUILH Dramatic analysis is the process of identifying the elements of the structure of a dramatic work such as a play, or film. There are six elements used when analyzing a drama which includes: exposition, inciting incidence, rising action, climax, falling action and the resolution. The exposition provides the background information needed to properly understand

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  • Antigone

    Introduction The story behind Antigone is well-known. Antigone’s father was Oedipus. When he was born, it was prophesied that he would kill his own father and marry his mother. To avoid this, his parents had him sent out to be killed. The servant tasked with this, however, could not kill him and left him on a hillside to die of natural causes. He was discovered and raised by a poor family, and then later he returned and unknowingly fulfilled the prophesy, becoming in the process the king of

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  • Antigone

    a format chart example to help you organize your ideas. If you want to write about Antigone and Ismene, just switch the names when you make your own chart. Antigone Vs. Creon |Antigone |Creon | |What is her argument against Creon? |What is his argument against Antigone? | |She believes that her brother, Polyneices, deserves to

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  • Antigone and Macbeth

    the mistake the tragic hero makes. The tragic hero must during the play achieve a revelation(anagnorisis) that means that the hero will go from not knowing to knowing, and that could be about anything. All these elements are what makes a tragedy a good tragedy according to Aristotle. In 1963 Gustav Freytag, a playwright, made a pyramid for how a tragedy is composed and it is called Freytag's pyramid. Freytag's pyramid consists of five parts: the exposition where the audience is introduced to the

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  • Antigone Summary

    State control A well established theme in Antigone is the right of the individual to reject society's infringement on her freedom to perform a personal obligation,[14] obvious in Antigone's refusal to let Creon dictate what she is allowed to do with her family members. She says to Ismene about Creon's edict, "He has no right to keep me from my own."[15] Related to this theme is the question whether Antigone's will to bury her brother is based on rational thought or instinct, a debate whose contributors

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  • Antigone

    Creon and Haemon; Conflict of Antigone Creon and Haemon have dissimilar points of views when it comes to Antigone because Haemon has affection for Antigone while Creon feels animosity towards her. In the play, “Antigone” Sophocles tells the story of King Creon who rules Thebes the town. Haemon who is the son of the king falls in love with Antigone. Antigone is the niece of Creon and sister of Polynices. She plays a stubborn character. When her family is involved with the situation

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  • Antigone Essay

    Hero in Antigone According to the dictionary, a tragic hero is a literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a fatal flaw that, combined with fate and external forces, brings on a tragedy. In the story "Antigone," by Sophocles, Antigone has all the necessary traits to be qualified as the tragic character of the story. She is an honorable and important person, she has a fearless attitude, and she ends up facing a downfall because of her deeds. Antigone is an honorable

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  • New Take on Antigone

    related too somehow. Accordingly, while talking to Sophia earlier this week, the setting of the mob came to mind for my new interpretation of Antigone. Let your mind imagine that it is the year of 1925, and the mob is in full swing on the streets of New York City.  This setting works in the fact that it is a family business, and death and scandals are common. Creon is a huge name for the mafia, notoriously known around many cities in the US.  Order is mainly kept under control by Creon’s demands

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  • Antigone

    Antigone is credited as one of the best works of Sophocles, ranked by most modern critics above Oedipus the King. There are many aspects of Antigone that make it the play critics love to ramble about. “Antigone must be received as the canon of ancient tragedy: no tragedy of antiquity that we possess approaches it in pure idealism, or in harmony of artistic development” says one critic named Berhardy. Tragedy is usually concerned with a person of great stature, a king or nobleman, who falls because

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  • Antigone

    March 11th, 09 English 112 Antigone: Divine Law vs. Human Law The play entitled Antigone was written by a man named Sophocles, a scholarly author of philosophy and logic. The play Antigone is probably one of the most prominent interpretations of a tragic drama. The two main characters of the play are Antigone and Creon. There is much conflict between Antigone and Creon throughout the play, both of them having their own ideas and

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  • Antigone

    Antigone Essay The Tragic Hero in Antigone According to the dictionary, a tragic hero is a literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a fatal flaw that, combined with fate and external forces, brings on a tragedy. In the story "Antigone," by Sophocles, Antigone has all the necessary traits to be qualified as the tragic character of the story. She is an honorable and important person, she has a fearless attitude, and she ends up facing a downfall because of her deeds

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  • Antigone Essay

    At the beginning of “Antigone,” the author reveals that Antigone and her sister, Ismene, are very different. The two sisters have different personalities, tone of dialogue, and motives. They also view the situation that they are in differently. Although they are sisters, Antigone and Ismene are very different. Antigone has a very strong personality. She is a very loving, brave and determined person. She is brave because she wants to bury her brother, Polyneices, even though she knows she might

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  • Antigone vs. Creon

    the play “Antigone”, by Sophocles, there is an antagonism between Antigone and Creon. As the novelist George Eliot says, “the antagonism between valid claims”, there is such an antagonism in the play, and it is hard to judge who is right because they both have their valid claims. Is Antigone right to bury her brother Polynices’ died body even though she will die? Yes, she is right, because she has her valid claims. First, Antigone has a strong belief in protecting her family. Antigone states:

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  • Antigone

    Analysis on Antigone Antigone is a play about a woman who defies her king. She does this because she feel her brother was unjustly disrespected. Because of her fight, she knew the consequences of her actions: death. She dies but dies for her cause; dignity for her brother. Sophocles’ play Antigone, depicts divine law pitted against the laws of man as a major theme because Antigone uses of divine laws as her defense for her actions against King Creon societal laws. It all begins when

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  • Reconciliation for the Common Good

    Reconciliation for the Common Good Reconciliation involves building mutually respectful relationships between Indigenous and other Australians that allow us to work together to solve problems and generate success that is in everyone's best interests. The process of Reconciliation formally began as a result of the Report of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody in 1991. The issue of Reconciliation is of great importance to common good because it helps avoid feelings of revenge, anger

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  • Antigone

    The play “Antigone” by Sophocles displays many qualities that make it a great tragedy. A tragedy is defined as a dramatic or literary work in which the principal character engages in a morally significant struggle ending in ruin or profound disappointment. In creating his tragedy “Antigone”, Sophocles uses many techniques to create the feelings of fear and pity in his readers. This in turn creates an excellent tragedy. In order for a play to be considered a tragedy it must achieve the

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  • The Individual and the Community

    The Individual and the Community This paper will give insight into the different views of three different philosophers with a never-ending struggle to keep a balance between the community and the Individual. By explaining their views he/she will find different definitions from the philosophers on how to live as an individual under a ruler and how a good citizen should be characterized. For example in Antigone a good citizen would not have gone against the law and buried their sibling in one of the

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  • Antigone

    Composition II, Section 90 March 2, 2014 Antigone “Antigone”, is filled with betrayal, internal and external struggles, courage, loyalty to one’s family, and contempt towards gods and law. Antigone is a young woman, engaged to Haemon, son of King Creon. Antigone, devastated and grief stricken by the death of her brother Polyneices, has a moral responsibility to honor her brother’s death with a proper burial. Despite facing death herself as punishment, Antigone chooses family honor and commitment,

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  • Drama Analysis: Antigone

    Jack Wardlaw Matt Turner English 102 March 12, 2014 The Original Rivalry: Conflict in Antigone Antigone is a dramatic piece of literature written by Sophocles and translated by Robert Fagles to portray, but not limited to, one major conflict. The major conflict portrayed is Antigone against the state but as the story unfolds another conflict begins to become apparent. This conflict is the never-ending conflict of men against women. These conflicts quickly become apparent as the story begins

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  • Antigone

    In Antigone, by Sophocles, two sisters, Ismene and Antigone, have two different views on what it means to be human. Ismene understand “being human” or “life” in a biological sense. She believes in continuing, by being a female, in continuing the family bloodline. Antigone however, understands “being human” in a sense of family honor and reputation. Both are important, but neither is right nor wrong. Creon, the ruler, has his own views on how to rule the city. He believes that he is in charge and

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  • The Certainty of Punishment in Law for the Pursuit of Justice in Antigone and Measure for Measure

    for The Pursuit of Justice in Antigone and Measure for Measure The concept of justice hinges on the beliefs of any given individual, human influences must always ultimately crumble and be brought to justice in the face of what is morally correct and divine. Punishment, conflict and pursuit of justice are major themes in both Sophocles Antigone and Measure for Measure. Antigone is laden with violent imagery; countless arguments causing conflict between Antigone and Creon as well as Creon and

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  • Antigone

    Literary Analysis of Antigone Sandra Peppers South University Antigone is an epic Greek tragedy written, by Sophocles, around 442 B.C.E. The women of ancient Greek were considered to be less significant than were the males of the same time period. As with this tragedy, gender roles play a pivotal part in understanding why Antigone, the female heroine, did what she did and graciously accepted the punishment that she was dealt. During this particular epic, it will be evident that power, wisdom

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  • Godliness with Contentment Is Great Gain

    PAPER PRESENTED AT THE 2014 TRAIN THE TRAINERS WORKSHOP HELD ON SATURDAY 26TH JULY, AT OUR REDEEMER ANGLICAN CHURCH. Theme: “GODLINESS WITH CONTENTMENT IS GREAT GAIN” Text: 1 Timothy 6:6 INTRODUCTION: “Now godliness combined with contentment bring great profit” 1 Tim 6:6. (New English Translation) It is said that sometimes big things come in little packages. 1 Timothy 6:6 is loaded with profound spiritual insight and complexity. However, we must note that we live in a world in which

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  • Antigone

    Final Paper on Antigone In “Antigone,” one can be able to come up with different interpretations of the meaning surrounding the Greek tragedy. From upon reading this play, my view about it was mainly on staying loyal and respecting your family no matter what the consequences. As I began to read the different scholarly interpretations, my view on “Antigone” had changed. The aspect of ‘hanging virgins’ all throughout the play and the Greek culture poses an interpretive problem. The lives of virgins

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  • Oedipus and Antigone

    Kailan White Jerry Gilbert English 1020 Section – 3 11/12/14 Familial Rushes to Judgment: The Tragedies of Oedipus and Antigone “Oedipus the King” is a story about a man who is prophesized to kill his father and lay with his mother. The drama opens with Oedipus’s current city of Thebes being held under a plague and the only way to save the town is by ridding it of the previous king’s killer. Oedipus quickly sets out to find this person and save the town not knowing that he is the killer. Oedipus

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  • Antigone

    In scene three of Sophocles Antigone, there is a conversation between Creon, the king, and his son, Haimon. Haimon comes to his father to talk to him in grief and concern over Antigone, his bride-to-be. Creon questions Haimon and is unsure if he agrees with him or not. Haimon tells his father that he, Creon, is his guide and that no marriage is as important as his fathers continuing wisdom. Creon being satisfied with his sons answer, he tells his son that he is subordinate, and that is the

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  • The Public Realm and the Common Good

    "The public realm is the connective tissue of our everyday world," as James Howard Kunstler argues in "The Public Realm and the Common Good” (Kunstler 521). Kunstler published his book, Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the Twenty- first Century, in 1996. His claim is that communities of America have become very “dismal” because they are no longer functioning properly as the connective tissue (521). He believes that “when you degrade the public realm, you will automatically degrade

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  • Antigone and Galileo's Discoveries

    Answers to Questions Student’s Name Institution’s Name Antigone The basic conflict in “Antigone” is a distorted understanding of the Justice. Unfortunately, the vengeance and justice can be confused in the minds of some self-centered individuals. Thus, Creon, the king of Thebes, was confident that his punishment of Antigone was justified, because she disobeyed not just the request of her uncle and future father-in-law, but she disrespected the direction of the supreme

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  • What Are He Impact of It (Good, Bad, and Ugly) on Individual, Organization, and Society.

    What are he Impact of IT (good, bad, and ugly) on Individual, Organization, and society. 1. What is SIS? Strategic Information Systems (SIS) is basically a viable strategy that seeks to obtain competitive advantage in an industry. Now more than ever with frequent changes in technologies in a global market; new business models are created or modified. All this idea entangles, changing customer’s demands, online competitors, pressures for better quality products and services, higher supplier cost

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  • Antigone Analysis

    Antigone: Analysis Contrary to popular belief, Antigone is not trying to be martyr, but instead someone who deeply cares for her brother. A common belief at the time was that without burial, one could not enter the underworld. She cannot stand by and watch as her brother sits, trapped in limbo, unable to travel into the underworld. She knows that her brother was a traitor, and still risks her life to save his soul. She faces the question of whether to be loyal to family or to government. Although

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  • Antigone and to Kill a Mockingbird

    “ To kill a mockingbird” by Harper Lee and “Antigone” by Sophocles are both dramas having to do with justice, the main characters in both dramas are struggling to bring justice to a society or situation that was lacking. In Sophocles’ drama, Antigone was trying to bring justice by burying her brother Polyneices against the kings, Creon’s, orders. While in “To kill a mocking bird” Atticus is an attorney in a case where race is a major issue and he is trying to save Tom Robinson from being convicted

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  • Antigone

    Guglielmino 3/17/15 “Antigone” In ancient Greek civilization, the Greeks believed that loyalty is the most influential value one could have in society. They believed that loyalty is important to family, community and the gods (Ancient Greek Values). In the play “Antigone”, Antigone’s loyalty is exemplifying one’s perseverance to clear her family’s name of slander due to the mistakes of her ancestors. When her brother, Polynices, is refused a burial after dying in war, Antigone fearlessly challenges

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  • Antigone

    Western Perspectives I The play Antigone by Sophocles is unquestionably a tragedy, however the question remains: whose tragedy is it? In essence, is it a tragedy for one or two characters in the play or is it rather a tragedy for the entire populace of the city of Thebes? It is a tragedy in varying degrees, from somewhat tragic to extremely tragic. Analyzing the play it is easy to see tragedy from beginning to end. It’s also simple to see all main characters and even those in the background

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  • A Critique of Antigone

    English 1020-02 Essay V 8 August 2014 A Critique of Antigone The story of Antigone, by ancient Grecian author Sophocles, is a tale of two conflicting systems of law and morality. On one side of the parallel there is Antigone, Oedipus daughter, who defies stately law by obeying divine law, and on the other there is Creon who is the enforcer of rule in the city and ignores the laws of the divine. Which system was in the wrong? In the case of Antigone, she is charged with the responsibility of giving

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  • Antigone of Man

    Antigone - Pride and Conflict of Law     Sophocles' Antigone, in its later phases is no longer about the conflict of law; It is about stubbornness and self will, about the sin of refusing to listen; about a man who has never been told.     Conflict of law, presents the initial disturbance within Thebes. Creon, King of Thebes, refuses to bury the body of Polynices, for in his eyes Polynices is 'his country's enemy' Antigone pg.131. Thus, despite breaking the laws of the gods, Creon holds

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  • Antigone

    You can see in Antigone that the role of a human is very important, in this case it means so much that she is willing to risk her life to honor what the Gods would want of her in fulfilling her role in the burial of her brother. Some major themes that are evident throughout the play is the law of the Gods and man-made law, the abuse of power, and furthermore even though the play is titled Antigone, who’s story is it really? The problem arises when both of Antigone’s brothers Eteocles and Polynices

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  • Antigone, Authoritarianism, and Religion in Leadership

    Antigone, Authoritarianism, and Religion in Leadership I have chosen to compare and discuss the opposing forces of the state and religion in the tragedy of Antigone, how leaders deal with these conflicting forces. Ultimately, I think that the crux of Antigone’s argument is that any attempt to maintain leadship through a rigid structure and suppress the religious ideas of your subordinates will ultimately result in tragedy. Central to the development of the tragedy of Antigone is the conflicting

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  • Most Common Used Population and Individual Measures

    Week 1 From the first e-Activity, determine the most commonly used population and individual measures used in providing healthcare today. Examine the primary impact that these measures exert on the choices that consumers make in order to address their own healthcare needs. Justify your response. Measuring health is used commonly across populations and individual measures used in providing healthcare today. Tracking health of the population is necessary to trend and control cost. The broad health

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  • 'Antigone' Drama Writing Piece

    Antigone Acting the role of: Antigone ‘Antigone’ is a Greek tragedy written by the playwright Sophocles, about a girl named Antigone who defies the law to bury her brother who was considered a traitor, who died at war fighting her other brother, who was given a proper burial. I played the character of Antigone, and I thought I used my vocal skills, facial expressions and body language to portray her as a brave, strong-willed and fearless woman. At the very beginning of the scene where Creon

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  • Antigone

    the conflicts in Antigone, is the struggle between men and women. Ismene tells Antigone that since birth, women “were not born to contend with men,” (75) displaying women’s obedience and passivity. In the same passage, Ismene says: “we’re underlings, ruled by stronger hands,” (76) a representation of men’s aggressive and “stronger hands” that dominate women and treats them as second-class citizens. The only woman in Thebes who desires to break free from these chains is Antigone, who stands up against

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  • Antigone

    Antigone Antigone is a very interesting Greek tragedy, full of death, love, and betrayal. The tragedy, Antigone, starts with the death of Antigone’s brothers. Both brothers, Eteocles and Polynices, died fighting each other in combat. Creon, the king of Thebes, has granted permission for Eteocles to have a proper burial, but not for Polynices. The Greeks at this time believed that without burial the person’s spirit would not be able to rest and would be a ghost for eternity. Antigone decided

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  • Antigone

    As the two stubborn protagonists, Antigone and Creon, demonstrate qualities of tragic heroes, the play is correctly named Antigone due to her heroin characteristics to overcome the law in order to obey the gods. Antigone buries her brother regardless of the consequences. She does this action alone and will not let anyone in her way. Creon is the tragic hero, but due to his rottenness, Antigone is seen more likable for putting her family before law. In this story, Creon is the tragic hero. The whole

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  • Antigone

    Surname: Students name: Professor`s name: Course: Date: Antigone Antigone is a tragedy, in this play two key characters, king Oedipus and his daughter Antigone seem to be followed by tragedy and misfortune. Their seemingly innocent and just actions to them initiate a series of unexpected tragic events such as their deaths and those close to them. The tragic misfortunes that Antigone and her father king Oedipus face can in part be attributed to their shared flaws such

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  • Antigone

    Antigone is a play written by Sophocles in or before 441 BC. Sophocles is a greek poet and a tragic dramatist, who wrote three great tragedies about the Theban mythology. Antigone is known as the first of these plays. The play Antigone shows conflict between the king and a woman. The play was written in Athens, a Greek city The ancient Greeks developed Democracy which gave people to have power on making decisions based on their own beliefs. Antigone, daughter of Oedipus is visualized as a tragic

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  • Antigone

    Quran Norris English 102 AC106 Mrs. Stephenson 0Antigone Paper Being a part of a family forces one to have responsibilities and duties that are needed to be fulfilled. In Sophocles’ Greek tragedy Antigone, Antigone has the responsibility of being loyal to her brother, Polynices. Her intuition and strong will discourages her from listening to the power of the state, thus disobeying part of her family, to respect her immediate family. Her devotion leads to the destruction of Creon and herself

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  • Antigone

    Antigone | Quote | Comments | Analysis | 1. "And now what is the proclamation that they tell of made lately by the commander, publicly,/to all people? Do you know it? Have you heard it?/Don't you notice when evils due to enemies/are headed towards those we love?"Line 8-12 | Antigone speak to Ismene about their brother Polyneices, that it is unfair to unbury him. Also she refers to the situation of the evil, cursed their father Oedipus who had been expelled outside from Thebes. | | 2

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  • Common Good

    Rule 7, 2 of the Augustinian rule states: "The degree to which you are concerned for the common good (rem communem) rather than for your own, is the criterion by which you can judge how much progress you have made." This passage synthesizes Augustine’s conviction regarding personal growth in Christian love. It appears in a context wherein Augustine gives the guidelines for day-to-day life in community, a life characterized by mutual service. We have already pointed out the importance of the

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  • Antigone

    resort to drastic measures to get it. In Antigone, power both corrupts and blinds some of the characters. The clearest example of power is by far King Creon of Thebes, who is arrogant, insensitive, and just plain cruel to the individuals around him. Another example of power, which is more of a struggle for power, is Antigone, the main character in the play. She is a young girl who rises up alone against the state power.  In Sophocles great tragedy, Antigone, power is an eminent theme that fatally

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  • Spending by Individuals, Firms, and Governments on Real Goods and Services

    Chapter 12: Spending by Individuals, Firms, and Governments on Real Goods and Services Prepared by: Sherie Rose C. Fabian GS –MBA Student Managerial Economics 14-March-2012 Focus on the Short-Run o Potential GDP: maximum amount of output that can be produced  Depends on size of labor force, number of structures and amount of equipment in the economy, and state of technology  Policy goal is managing aggregate expenditure to keep economy close to potential output without

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