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Dialectic Essay

Sorry it’s late. I had trouble finding out how to post. I’m bad with computers. Truth and Judgement in Kafka’s In the Penal Colony One of the more interesting things that  Peter Neumeyer discusses in his essay, “Do Not Teach … Continue reading

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Synthetic Essay

There is a reason why the idea of an eighty-year-old man marrying a twenty year old makes our heads turn and can even make headline news. There are certain connotations and subtleties to the situation that we just cannot as … Continue reading

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Rebecca Moss

I tried to write about Haller’s self discovery by narrowing down to specifics on his relationship to his personalities, and going back out to his broader future prospects. Synthetic: Steppenwolf             Harry Haller, the main character in Herman Hesse’s novel … Continue reading

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Synthetic Essay

Here is my attempt at a synthetic essay. I know it is too long, but I hope I did it right. Joanna Robinson Apollonian and Dionysian Duality and the Concept of Self                 Sometime during the eighties, or the sixties, … Continue reading

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Ophelia to Hamlet; a tale of indecision to madness

“When down her weedy trophies and herself Fell in the weeping brook. Her clothes spread wide;  And, mermaid-like, awhile they bore her up:  Which time she chanted snatches of old tunes;  As one incapable of her own distress,  Or like … Continue reading

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Dialectical Essay

Rebecca Benning A Comparison of Perspectives on “In the Penal Colony” Franz Kafka’s “In the Penal Colony” is a complex tale of punishment and justice. Set in a penal colony, it details the events of one day as observed through … Continue reading

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Essay

Helplessness in Kafka’s The Trial and “In the Penal Colony”             “The Traveller wanted to reach in to stop the whole thing, if possible. This was not the torture the Officer wished to attain; it was murder, pure and simple.”  … Continue reading

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The Unconscious– Lily Daly

Lily Daly– Herman Hesse involved himself with Jungian philosophy and psychoanalysis in 1916. His interest in psychoanalysis arose from curiosity and a need to understand himself: he wanted self-realization, and he hoped for an ensuing reconcilement and ability to write … Continue reading

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Fragmented – Amber Marks

    Amber Marks Fragmented The brain is a wonderful thing, in that it can complete images and words without needing to see every detail. Those forwarded emails with the jumbled up words that people can read fluently is just … Continue reading

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Characters “von” Class – Heather Carter

I feel like there is a lot of pressure in going first but here is my paper. It is in the form of a Synthetic essay. Heather Carter Steve Krause German 265 4-18-12 Characters “von” Class             How a society … Continue reading

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