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  • Lovley Hula Hands

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    Hawaiian Culture written by Haunani Kay Trask was written in 1993. Trask wrote this paper to inform Americans about what she thinks of tourism, a “colonial imposition” towards the Hawaiian culture. Trask incorporates ethos, pathos and logos throughout her essay to show how tourism effects these three points in the Hawaiian culture: The homeland, the language and dance of the culture and the familial relationships. In the essay Lovely Hula Hands, Trask shares her emotions and thoughts with the

  • Analysis Of The Film Borat

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    As a kid, I remember reading National Geographic in awe. Every picture captured a different story that depicted a certain idea about the culture being displayed. While as a child, I did not know any better, I was contributing to the marginalization and misrepresentation of people and their cultures. This concept is also know as “Anthro-Lite” in which people tend to focus in on the more “desirable” parts of the humanity of cultures, rather than the raw truth. Books such as Reading National Geographic

  • Free Will in East of Eden by John Steinbeck

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    significance of timshel through the introduction of free will, the internal conflict of Caleb, and the blessing of Adam. Steinbeck portrays the significance of timshel through the introduction of free will, which plays an important role in the theme of Cain and Abel and provides the interpretation of Steinbeck. Timshel is brought in by Lee who is the servant of the Trask family and discussed by both Samuel Hamilton, and Adam Trask. In chapter 24 Lee discusses the idea of timshel by showing the different interpretations

  • Theme Of Timshel By John Steinbeck

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    Steinbeck provokes both virtues in the East of Eden, taking place in Salinas Valley, California in the 1900’s. The theme that is subtly circling all over the book is the meaning of the word “timshel” which revolves around the characters Cathy, Adam, and Caleb. To begin with, a central theme in the story is the Hebrew word “timshel.” There are several philosophical analyses involving this word throughout the book. Steinbeck brought it up through the character Lee as he explained that the “American Standard

  • John Steinbeck's East of Eden - Biblical Symbols and Symbolism

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    representing Cain and Abel.  Both pairs are similar to Cain and Abel in the way they go about winning their fathers’ favors.  All four give gifts to their fathers, and the fathers dismiss the gifts of Charles and Caleb, the Cain representations (Marks, Jay Lester. p.121).  Caleb and Charles Trask are obviously the more malignant brothers.  They are also the more loving towards their father.  Steinbeck’s purpose in this is to illustrate the need of the Cain character in

  • Environmental Factors Play a Key Role in the Development of Any Human Being

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    play a key role in the development of any human being. Within a family unit, the ones who are closest can effect the way they are to be as adults. Adam Trask grew up with his half-brother, Charles. He had a “difficult relationship with [him because he} was jealous of him and [beat] him when they [were] boys” (“East”). Fighting for the love of Cyrus Trask, Charles took his anger out on Adam, scarring him and his view of his brother. Adam had no control within the feelings of Charles, making him that more

  • Essay on East of Eden: An Interpretation

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    and lonely path. Perhaps this is the reason Samuel himself was so content with his own financial status. He was never alone, and always had the pleasure of family near. Samuel Hamilton died a rich man - surrounded by friends and family. Caleb Trask - Cal wanted desperately to be liked and loved the way Aron was. He loved

  • John Steinbeck's East of Eden - A Biblical Allegory Essay

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    character that provokes disillusion, or an emotion felt when one's self patterns are distorted. As seen thougout the novel, Cathy's own evilness arouses the devil within her. One of Steinbeck's most compelling characters in East of Eden is Adam Trask. In the beginning of the story he searches long for his Eve, and a sense of happiness he knows exists somewhere.

  • The Importance Of Death In The Bible's Life

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    while his brother is a little darker and harder to love. When Mr. Trask was a young boy he was always held back and never really left the tiny space of his comfort zone, meanwhile his brother Charles was always seeking the attention and approval of others especially that of their father. Adam however, was never really a dark child, unless you recall his dark past. The one fear that should be on Lee’s mind when he sees the darkness in Caleb is the darkness of Caleb’s mother. There is also the possibility

  • Representation Of Cain In The Bible

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    generation of the Trask family, Charles is considered as Cain representative. Charles is stronger, faster and more intelligent than his brother Adam. When growing up, he won all the contests he had with his Adam, so when he got bored with him, he found competition amongst others. At one time, when Adam and Charles