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Month: March 2020

ENG 221 QCQ #11: Rawls I

ENG 221 QCQ #11: Rawls I

Quote: “Existing societies are of course seldom well-ordered in this sense, for what is just and unjust is usually in dispute. Men disagree about which principles should define the basic terms of their association. Yet we may still say, despite this disagreement, that they each have a conception of justice. That is, they understand the need for, and they are prepared to affirm, a characteristic set of principles for assigning basic rights and duties and for determining what they take…

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Commonplace Book Entry 3/4/20: Jekyll and Hyde

Commonplace Book Entry 3/4/20: Jekyll and Hyde

“With every day, and from both sides of my intelligence, the moral and the intellectual, I thus drew steadily nearer to that truth, by whose partial discovery I have been doomed to such a dreadful shipwreck: that man is not truly one, but truly two” (76). The characters in the novel manifest characteristics of the structural theory of the mind. Mr. Hyde would seem easily recognizable as the id, seeking instant gratification, having an aggressive instinct, and having no moral…

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ENG 420 QCQ #6: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde pg. 31-77

ENG 420 QCQ #6: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde pg. 31-77

Quote: “Mr. Hyde was pale and dwarfish, he gave an impression of deformity without any nameable malformation, he had a displeasing smile, he had borne himself to the lawyer with a sort of murderous mixture of timidity and boldness, and he spoke with a husky, whispering and somewhat broken voice; all these were points against him, but not all of these together could explain the hitherto unknown disgust, loathing and fear with which Mr. Utterson regarded him. ‘There must be…

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