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Search term: nobility-of-character

"Vain, boastful and blundering, his ambition far exceeded his ability to realise them." Is this judgement of Mussolini realistic or too harsh?

... to the masses. As historian Mack Smith stated, "Mussolini lacked all nobility of character, but he knew the Italians and how to make them serve ... of character, but he knew the Italians and how to make them serve him." The Archbishop of Canterbury declared him "the only great figure in ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 10/Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What is the dramatic contribution of character of Iago in the play "Othello"

... 's play "Othello" ,we learn a lot about the dramatic contribution of character of Iago , his insatiable desire for revenge, and ... are mean spirited, boastful and dismissive. Othello is the picture of nobility and devotion but unlike Othello, Iago's pride is ...

(9 pages) 181 1 4.8 19/Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Brief summary and commentary on the first three scenes in Act III of Macbeth.

... on to admire Banquo and his qualities. He admires Banquo's 'nobility of character', 'loyalty', 'dauntless temper', 'daring', and his 'valour guided by his wisdom ... of character', 'loyalty', 'dauntless temper', 'daring', and his 'valour guided by his wisdom'. Here Macbeth compares himself to Mark Antony and Banquo to Julius Caesar ...

(5 pages) 51 0 3.5 10/Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Melanie Wilkes: A Paragon of Loyalty, Courage, and Kindness (Gone With the Wind)

... so ugly and disagreeable that she could not discover grace of form or nobility of character in her?? (156) Melanie?s kindness results from no ... of character in her?? (156) Melanie?s kindness results from no ulterior motive; she just wants to make other people happy. Many southern women, like ...

(6 pages) 63 0 4.4 09/Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character Nobility in the Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

... Wrath, John Steinbeck displays the Joads as characters of nobility. Each family member shows an essence of character, courage, generosity, or honor. People who carry ... person is; he defends his fellow man and life itself out of the nobility of his heart and is able to pass on his kindliness ...

(7 pages) 24 0 3.0 05/Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lope De Vega’s Plays Present The Democratisation Of Honour

... reference to the commander's noble lineage, and hence nobility of spirit and character, and thus is professing of his genuine conviction that a man ... all men merit respect. Honour, therefore, began to be associated more with nobility of spirit than with noble birth. (Edwards, 1999, p.xv) Fuenteovejuna embraces ...

(21 pages) 12 0 0.0 30/Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The two wrongs of an alcoholic case", by F. Scott Fitzgerald

... hearts and trying to achieve a sense of nobility and character. These are just some of the similarities in Fitzgerald's stories. These two stories ... in these two stories is the attempt by the male characters to show nobility and character as an apologetic method. The cartoonist begins his relationship ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.2 01/Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The two wrongs of an alcoholic case", by F. Scott Fitzgerald

... hearts and trying to achieve a sense of nobility and character. These are just some of the similarities in Fitzgerald's stories. These two stories ... in these two stories is the attempt by the male characters to show nobility and character as an apologetic method. The cartoonist begins his relationship ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.0 01/Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The French Revolution: Assess the view that the main cause of the French revolution was popular discontent.

... mind (and) the decision of purpose ... which make the statesman". Louis lacked the strength of character to control the nobility or even his wife, Marie ... did not possess "the clearness of mind (and) the decision of purpose ... which make the statesman". Louis lacked the strength of character to control the ...

(4 pages) 137 0 3.0 14/Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Not all Carnival: Arcangela Tarabotti and the Experience of Seventeenth-Century Venetian Women

... access to education. The nobility of Venice was extremely protective of their status. Around 1400 the patriciate consciously created restrictions ... the blame on the female character. Eve became responsible for the fall of man. The women of Venice were not ...

(12 pages) 1250 0 0.0 23/Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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