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Paul's Character in Paul's Case

- Paul's Character in Paul's Case Pauls's Case is the story of a young man who struggles with his identity. Paul feels that he knows where he belongs, but his family and teachers refuse to support his choices. In the middle of Paul's Case, there is a switch in narration. At this point, the reader can associate with Paul and his problems. Paul struggles with both internal and external conflicts, causing him to be quite a puzzling character. From tha perspective of his family and teachers, Paul seems abnormal....   [tags: Paul]

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Use of Symbols in Paul's Case

- Symbols are one of those most important things to a story. They share the meaning of themselves, as well as the meaning for something else. Symbols usually make the important ideas stick out as well as make the reader have different ideas of what is actually being said. One of the many symbols in “Paul’s Case” is flower’s. From violets to carnations, the flowers Paul talks about are ones of many meanings. The flowers represent a continual motif, expressing Paul’s character. The narrator expresses the teacher’s views towards Paul’s flowers, “…his whole attitude was symbolized by his shrug and his flippantly red carnation…” (Cather)....   [tags: Paul's Case]

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The Setting of Paul's Case

- The setting of the short story “Paul’s Case” is clear and appropriate for the story. This is because Paul's feelings in the story happen to have a direct connection to the setting of the story. The East Coast of the United States is where the story takes place. From Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Newark, New Jersey, and then on to New York, New York, the exact setting differs throughout the story. “…the dull dawn was beginning to show grey when the engine whistled a mile out of Newark” (Cather)....   [tags: Paul's Case]

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The Tragic Tale of Paul's Case

- The Tragic Tale of Paul's Case Love could have saved Paul in Willa Cather's "Paul's Case," but love does not find Paul. It is withheld within the hearts of all the people that could have shown affection toward Paul. Although Paul's life ends in suicide, Paul's English teacher, Charley Edwards, or Paul's father could have prevented his premature death.   First, Paul's English teacher could have prevented Paul's suicide. After her confrontation with Paul at the chalkboard, she becomes Paul's greatest school adversary....   [tags: Paul]

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Major Themes Of Paul The Apostle Paul

- Major Themes of Paul The Apostle Paul is known to be one of the most significant influences in modern Christianity. His conversion, church-building and encouragement from his letters has been the cause of widespread faith known today. Though there are many translations and versions of the original text, there are core themes Paul stood for that are fundamental to Christianity. Some of these major themes include: righteousness, reconciliation, grace, justification, sanctification, redemption, cosmos, and the cross....   [tags: Christianity, New Testament, Jesus, Paul of Tarsus]

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Jean Of Jean Paul Sartre

- ... As we are condemned to be free we are always acting as Sartre had said. As Kant insisted the things that we do, we cannot use the excuse of having causes of why it things happened. Our decisions and our actions are souely upon us. As humans we are always making decisions. As a human myself, I am making decisions about my life every single day. We make decisions whether they are rational or irrational. We are stated that we must make decisions but it is not stated that you have to make every decision that steps in front of you....   [tags: Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism]

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Existentialism, By Jean Paul Sartre

- In life humans have to make several different choices based on different circumstances, some decisions you make you regret and some you do not. Many kids parent encourage their kids to go to college for a better life but sometimes a child does not always listen to what their parents want, in the end hurting their parent’s feelings. In the Continental Ethics Reader Sartre describes four ways in which the student is forsaken. Focusing on the four different ways hoping to explain how one is forsaken, what does this mean for humanity and whether I agree or disagree with the four different ways....   [tags: Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre]

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The Book Of Galatians, The Apostle Paul

- ... In chapter 3, Paul starts out by asking the Galatians if they received the Holy Spirit by obeying a law (3:2-3). He then goes on to talk about Abraham obeying and trusting in God’s Word, and becoming righteous as a result; he also stated that everyone who believes in Christ comes from Abraham (3:6-9). It does not matter if you obey the laws, for only faith can yield justification (3:11). God’s promise to Abraham was fulfilled through his offspring, Jesus Christ. If Abraham did not believe in this promise, then we would not be saved (3:19)....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Paul of Tarsus]

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`` No Exit `` By Jean Paul Sartre

- ... The second, deeper level is that hell is other people’s presence and how they remind one of how inadequate their own behavior has been. The one act, existentialist play, “No Exit,” exemplifies this perfectly by setting up three characters, Garcin, Estelle, and Inez, to prove that hell is other people on two different levels. Garcin is in hell. He knows it and he accepts it. He was a terrible person while living. He beat his wife and brought his mistress home often. While telling the story of why he is in hell, he states that, “Night after night I came home blind drunk, stinking of wine and women.” (24) He was hell for his wife, even if she never shed a tear....   [tags: Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism, No Exit]

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PAUL'S THORN in the FLESH

- “And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure”- 2 Corinthians 12:7, (KJV). To help get a better understanding of how other translations translate the beginning of this verse, which they say, “To keep me from becoming conceited.” We as Christian’s, human beings living on God’s earth, indeed love attention, accolades’, and praise. In the above-mentioned scripture we have here, Paul has received a special gift in which he can receive revelations from God....   [tags: Christianity, Paul, Apostle, Bible, Jesus]

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Paul Walker's Life and Movies

- “If one day speed kills me, don’t be sad because I died smiling” Born in California in 1973, Paul Walker made his debut in the 1986 horror spoof Monster in Your Closet. After appearing in a couple television shows in the 1990s staring Charles in Charge, Who's the Boss, The Young and the Restless, Walker gained attention with a role in the film Varsity Blues, and his TV days were officially in the past. After working in movies like She's All That and The Skulls, Paul got his role in 2001 with The Fast and the Furious, which would become his star vehicle and keep him busy through four sequels....   [tags: paul walker, fast and furious, speed]

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Description of Saint Paul's Cathedral in England

- I have had many experiences that changed my outlook towards life. One of them was when I went to London, England. It was called St. Paul’s Cathedral. I had never been to a “cathedral” before, and I didn’t especially care to go and look at one. But my coach made me, and when we got there I heard a voice in my head yelling, “You’re going to hate this!” Regardless I was there and without chance to leave, so I figured I might as well try to appreciate it. Boy, am I glad I did because as I stood at the bottom of the enormous concrete steps towards the doors of St....   [tags: cathedral, london, st. paul's]

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The Life And Times Of St. Paul

- The life and times of St. Paul’s starts with his date of birth has not been recorded however it has been speculated that he was born within ten year of Jesus’s birth 10 AD. (Online.infobase.com. 2016). His birth name was Saul and was born in the city of Tarsus which was a Roman province of Cilia, located in modern day south-eastern Turkey. Paul was born into an earnest Jewish family and he believed himself of being a Pharisee". [Phil. 3:5] (Yarbrough, R. 2016). When he was young his parents moved him to Jerusalem to receive an education, he attended a school ran by Gamaliel a famous rabbi called the Hillel school....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Paul of Tarsus, Jesus]

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David Hume And Jean Paul Sartre

- ... Soren K. belief of his family being cursed brought upon the disruption of the relationship between his father, Michael Kierkegaard and himself. Also in addition, it led to the broken engagement with Regine Olsen. At 27 years old, Soren Kierkegaard was engaged to Regine Olsen, who was only 18 at the time, until Soren decided to call it off one year later. There were exactly two reasons as to why Soren decided to call off his engagement with Regine Olsen even though, both of them loved each other....   [tags: Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism]

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Interactional View Theory by Paul Waltzawick

- The Interactional view is based on systems theory and was developed by Paul Waltzawick. Waltzawick was a part of the Palo Alto group because he was one of twenty scholars and therapists who was inspired by, and worked with anthropologist Gregory Bateson. The Palo Alto group does not focus on why a person acts a certain way, instead the focus is on how that behavior affects everyone in the group (Griffin, 2012, p.182). “Family system is an autonomous, mutually dependent network of feedback loops guided by members’ rules; the behavior of each person affects and is affected by the behavior of another” (Griffin, 2012, p.182)....   [tags: systems theory, Paul Waltzawick]

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St. Paul 's Cathedral

- ... In 675-685 AD the church was replaced and demolished by Viking raiders in 962, and another one was raised in 1087 AD to stand on the same place. In the late 11th century the well now known Old St. Paul’s Cathedral, was erected out of Caen stone. This was one of the biggest structures in England at that time, having its spire standing higher than the dome of the already standing cathedral. After King of England, Henry VIII (1491 – 1547) separated the Church of England from the authority of the Pope, the Crown took control of the church in the country....   [tags: Christopher Wren, St Paul's Cathedral]

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No Exit By Jean Paul Sartre

- In the theatrical play No Exit, by Jean-Paul Sartre, is set in 1944 and has an existential theme popularized by Sartre. This play describes the mysterious adventure of three characters, Garcin, Inez, and Estelle, who are trapped in a room by the Valet. By being trapped in this room, they are forced to confess their crimes. Annette Petrusso, author of “No Exit” an article written about the play, refers to the characters as cowards, or how they lack courage. Even though Petrusso makes a good point about how all of the characters show a cowardly trait, she leaves out the fact that each character becomes less of a coward throughout the play just by being trapped with each other....   [tags: Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism, No Exit, Coward]

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Existentialism, By Jean Paul Sartre

- Existentialism Comparison Essay Existentialism is a philosophy, which revolves around the beliefs humans create themselves. Every person has his own view on existentialism and displays it differently. An existentialist in search of his meaning of life to end meaningless existence. Jean-Paul Sartre in his story The Wall attempts to demonstrate the conditions due to which a protagonist loses himself and becomes an existential after a deposited psychological trauma, but afterwards finds his new meaning....   [tags: Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre, Meaning of life]

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Existentialism, By Jean Paul Sartre

- “Existentialism in Humanism” is a speech given by Jean-Paul Sartre given in 1946. Existentialism is a philosophy that states the existence of the individual person determines their own development through the acts of free will. Basically, this means that a person is free to decide and manipulate the course their life will take. They can control their reactions to situations, and cause other actions to occur. The argument made by Sartre is essentially nature vs nurture. The point Sartre argues is that existence precedes essence....   [tags: Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism, Human, Religion]

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Analysis Of Jean Paul 's ' Hell '

- No Exit is a play that I remeber seeing in compition in High school. Once I saw the name I instanly was tranported back to watching my fellow speech class mates practicing the play for compition. What do the damn have to say to the damned. No Exit seems to answer half of that question. Jean-Paul Sartre is a 1944 existentialist play writer. He explores peoples own private hell and poses the question what happens if you are in a room with no exit in hell what then. Jean-Paul Satre’s version of Hell in No Exit is full of drama, irony and humor....   [tags: Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism, No Exit]

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Analysis of Paul’s Case by Willa Cather

- According to many readers of Paul’s Case, this is a short story that shows affection, passion, and most of all enthusiasm. Willa Cather seems to base her stories off of daily life and events that she thought progressed in many lives. Her passion for writing showed in her literature giving a visualization on what people think doesn’t occur in the regular life of a person. Also throughout Willa Cather’s short stories she gave examples upon her childhood and her time spent in a small town she grew up in....   [tags: Analysis of Paul’s Case]

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Willa Cather's Paul‟s Case: A Study in Temperament

- Willa Cather‟s “Paul‟s Case: A Study in Temperament” (1905) invites the reader to wonder, “What really is Paul‟s case?” Cather provides us with ample clues and descriptions of Paul‟s temperament with remarkable detail and insight into the human psyche considering that she had no formal background in psychology and that she was writing when Sigmund Freud was just beginning to publish his theories and was therefore writing by intuitive observation rather than by using a scientific approach. Because “Paul‟s Case” is written much like a descriptive analysis or case study in a patient‟s temperament, the reader is left with several details about Paul that are mysterious and psychiatrically and med...   [tags: Paul's Case 2014]

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The Main Themes Of Paul 's Theology

- God did not reject his people, whom he foreknew. Don’t you know what Scripture says in the passage about Elijah-how he appealed to God against Israel”( New International Version, Romans 11.3). There are five major themes that will be discussed in Paul’s theology. The first being a biographical defense of Paul’s autonomy and his relationship with the Jerusalem leadership which is referenced in Romans 1:1-2:14. There are thirteen epistles that were attributed to Paul in the New Testament: Romans, I & II Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, I & II Thessalonians, I & II Timothy, Titus and Philemon....   [tags: New Testament, Paul of Tarsus, Christianity, Jesus]

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The Apostle Paul On The Church And How The World Views That Taught

- Worldview can be defined as a matter of opinion. A person may state that an opinion can be neither right nor wrong. In order to make that opinion credible it would need to have a solid backing from a scientific standpoint or some type of doctrine. As a Christian, worldview is formed on the teaching of the Holy Scriptures. In this essay I would like to take a look at how the apostle Paul gave us a good foundation to define worldview. There are seven items the apostle Paul talks about in the book of Romans....   [tags: Christianity, Paul of Tarsus, New Testament]

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Importance of Point of View in The Story Paul’s Case

- In the story “Paul’s Case”, point of view plays a huge role in the telling of this short story written by Willa Cather in 1905. This is a story of a young boy who has to perform on a daily basis for society and hide his true self. In Paul's case Cather uses the point of view to show pauls emotion towards other character and his daily routine this helps better understand what the character is going through and the choices he makes. It also shows the reader how the world sees him and what he thinks of himself....   [tags: willa cather, pov, paul's case]

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Paul 's Unhealthy Desire in Paul's Case

- Paul 's Unhealthy Desire in Paul's Case In her short story "Paul's Case," Willa Cather tells the tale of a young boy's struggle to separate himself from his common, everyday life and the people he shared it with. Paul admired the opulence of the theater, the wardrobe, the perfumes, the lights, the colors, the flowers, and the champagne. When he realized it wasn't possible to have these things, he threw his life away. Cather's purpose was to show that, by focusing on what he didn't have, Paul could not live at all....   [tags: Paul's Case Essays]

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Paul And James Should Be Removed From The Canon Of Scripture

- For centuries it has been debated whether Paul and James contradict each other’s theology. At times, they do seem to make opposing statements. The Book of Galatians affirms over and over that we are justified by faith in Christ alone, not by works of our own. Most evangelical Christians agree to that concept of sola fide. We are faced with an interesting dilemma when James famously says, “faith without works is dead.” Martin Luther, himself, felt that the Book of James should be removed from the canon of scripture because of such statements....   [tags: New Testament, Paul of Tarsus, Justification]

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Paul Taylor's Respect for Nature: Human Superiority

- In Respect for Nature, Paul Taylor develops the following four elements of the biocentric outlook on nature: 1. Humans are members of the Earth's community of life in the same sense and on the same terms as other living things. 2. The natural world is an interdependent system. 3. Each organism is a Teleological Center of Life (TCL) with a good of its own. 4. Humans are not inherently superior to other living things. Taylor believes that if one concedes and accepts the first three components then acceptance of the fourth component is not unreasonable....   [tags: Paul Taylor, biocentric outlook on nature]

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The Poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar: We Wear the Mask and When Malindy Sings

- Paul Laurence Dunbar was born in a northern town near Dayton, Ohio on June 27, 1872 (Brawley 12). His parents instilled in him the value of an education, and he excelled at the all-white Dayton Central High-school where he held the titles of class president, the president of the school literary society, and the editor of the school's newspaper (15). Dunbar was extremely well learned; he spoke and wrote in Standard English, but just as often his poetry was written in black dialect. As one of the first professional African American literary figures (Baym 1038), Paul Laurence Dunbar's poetry consists of two distinct styles: his dialect pieces with the simple rhyme schemes of the ballad lyrical...   [tags: Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry]

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Analysis Of Paul Casting From An Unnamed Slave Girl

- Often skimmed over, is the story of Paul casting out a spirit from an unnamed slave-girl found in Acts 16. When read using a feminist lens, the seemingly minor text reveals unique power differentials between the girl and the other characters. Every character in the story exploits and uses the girl for a specific purpose, which illuminates the power differentials. The spirit of divination uses her body to speak through, the apostle Paul uses her by casting out her spirit so satisfy his needs, the owners exploit her for her fortunetelling abilities, and Luke, the author of the text, uses her to progress the story....   [tags: New Testament, Paul of Tarsus, Christianity, Malta]

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Paul’s Case

- Taking a deeper look into a story can help a reader see and understand a story better. By looking into a story, the little details stand out about the characters. The reader can understand so much better when reading between the lines. By reading between lines the reader can learn more about the characters in the story and understand them better. Also the setting in the story is more clear and easier to see. When taking a farther look into the story, the conflicts the character face make more sense....   [tags: Paul’s Case]

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Paul's Ministry in Corinth

- Paul's Ministry in Corinth Apostle Paul of Tarsus has been described as a one who "gave his heart and strength as he ministered to each flock" (Moore 115). This description is definitely applicable to Paul?s ministry in Corinth.. Though Paul?s ministry began with a visit to Corinth that is chronicled in Acts 18:1-18, the majority of knowledge about the nature of his relationship with the Corinthians comes from the letters that he wrote to them after his departure.. By examining the account of his initial visit and the letters, it is possible to determine a few of Paul?s main themes.....   [tags: Paul Ministry Religion Essays]

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Paul, the Motherly Paterfamilias

- Paul, the Motherly Paterfamilias Introduction In Paul's time the role of paterfamilias in Roman households—as well as in general society—was that of an authoritarian ruler with absolute control over all people in his realm. In his letters to the congregations that he had founded and towards which he felt paternal affection, the apostle Paul transcended this dominating relationship by expressing deep emotions of longing and affection. He also nurtured them by sharing his life with them and helping them resocialize to Christianity....   [tags: History Paul Historical Essays]

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The Beatles and the Paul McCartney Hoax

- I read the news today, oh boy, about a lucky man who made the grade...he blew his mind out in a car. He didn't notice that the lights had changed.(the Beatles, 1967) These lyrics proved to fans that Paul McCartney had indeed died in a tragic auto accident in late 1966. Some people were skeptical about the explanation, but upon investigating the album covers and the lyrics of the Beatles' songs, the story seems to make sense. Some of the lyrics have to be a twisted in order to make sense in the prank, but after an explanation, the clues are perfectly coherent....   [tags: Research Papers Paul mcCartney Essays]

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The Life And Ministry Of The Apostle Paul

- The Life And Ministry Of The Apostle Paul The beginnings of my life are an interesting jumble, and they highlight the cosmopolitan world that was the Roman Empire. I was born in an Asian city now located on the southern coast of Turkey called Tarsus in about the year 10. My parents were Jewish, presumably strict Pharisees. They were also Roman citizens. It is important to note that even though Judea was within the Roman Empire most Jews were not Roman citizens. Citizenship outside of Italy was an honor reserved for people who made great contributions to the Empire....   [tags: Religious Creative Writing Paul Christianity]

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Whirligig by Paul Fleischman

- Do you think it’s possible to have a positive outcome after accidentally killing someone. It can happen, and this book shows you how. The message that the author sends is important, and the story is laid out in a unique way that makes it interesting to read. After being humiliated at a party, 16-year-old Brent drives away intoxicated and makes the last minute decision to kill himself. Letting go of the wheel on a busy highway, he ends up killing someone else. The victim is another 16-year-old female named Lea....   [tags: Whirligig, Paul Fleischman]

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Paul's Case by Willa Cather - Socrates’ Perspective of the Courageous Paul

- Paul's Case by Willa Cather - Socrates’ Perspective of the Courageous Paul In "Paul's Case" by Willa Cather, Paul becomes aware of the fact that his life is not exactly what could be called "liveable." His physical home leaves something to be desired, his teachers clearly dislike him, and his father is not the "model" father. Paul feels that these things are unjust and detrimental to his life. Due to the unjust things in his life, he decides to rid himself of them by running away....   [tags: Cather Paul's Case Essays]

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John Paul The Second's Life And Death

- Pope John Paul II, had been the leader of the Roman Catholic Church since 1978. Before his death he had assumed a greater political role in world affairs than any other Pope in recent history. He was fluent in eight languages, and was a frequent traveler of the world and was the first Pope in over 60 years to visit an Islamic country. Pope John Paul II has extended his influence in farthest reaches of the world. He became the most influential promoter for peace and human rights in the last two decades....   [tags: John Paul Pope Biography Catholic]

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Bud Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis

- Bud Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis Bud Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis, takes place in Flint, Michigan and Grand Rapids, Michigan. It took place in the 1920's (during the depression). It is about a boy named Bud Caldwell who is on a search to find his father. He uses lies throughout the whole book to get him where he wants to go. He is 10 years old and his mother died when he was 6. Bud tells everyone she died a fast and painless death. Buds mother never did directly tell Bud who his father was, but she did give him a lot of hints....   [tags: Bud Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis]

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Irony and Symbolism in Willa Cather's Paul's Case

- Irony and Symbolism in Willa Cather's Paul's Case  "Paul's Case," by Willa Cather, is a story that deals with a young boy who does not feel that he lives a life befitting of him. Upon a close reading, it is evident that "Paul's Case" is ruled by irony and symbolism, which are apparent in the story through the words of the narrator. The irony woven throughout the text builds up to an epiphonic moment, a main paradox in the story, which reveals to the reader Paul's true nature. Paul believes that everyone around him is beneath him....   [tags: Cather Paul's Case Essays]

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Paul Robeson

- Paul Robeson was a famous African American athlete, singer, actor and advocate for the civil rights of people around the world.  He rose to prominence in a time when segregation was legal in America and black people were being lynched by white mobs, especially in the South. Born on April 9, 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson was the youngest of five children.  His father was a runaway slave who went on to graduate from Lincoln University, and his mother came from a family of Quakers who worked for the abolition of slavery....   [tags: Biography Paul Robeson]

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Analysis of Paul's Case by Willa Cather

- Analysis of Paul's Case by Willa Cather Willa Cather’s “Paul’s Case” is a story about a young 16 year-old man, Paul, who is motherless and alienated. Paul’s lack of maternal care has led to his alienation. He searches for the aesthetics in life that that he doesn’t get from his yellow wallpaper in his house and his detached, overpowering father figure in his life. Paul doesn’t have any interests in school and his only happiness is in working at Carnegie Hall and dreams of one-day living the luxurious life in New York City....   [tags: Paul's Case Willa Cather Literature Essays]

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A Comparison of Two Articles on Henri Paul

- A Comparison of Two Articles on Henri Paul Diana, princess of Wales died on 30th August 1997. She died in a car crash In a Paris tunnel. At the time she had divorced Prince Charles who was the father or her two children, (Prince William and Harry), and was in a relationship with Dodi Alfayed....   [tags: Henri Paul Princess Diana Compare Contrast]

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St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England

- St. Paul’s Cathedral, in London, England, was designed by architect Sir Christopher Wren. Approval of this most significant architectural project took six years just for the plan. Construction, which began in 1675, took thirty-five years until finally complete in 1710. It was built to replace a church that had been leveled by the Great Fire of 1666. St. Paul's is the largest cathedral in England, and said to be Wren's masterpiece. He brought a range of new forms, and architectural combination into English architecture....   [tags: Saint Paul Architecture Sir Christopher Wren]

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Biography of Pope John Paul the Second

- Biography of Pope John Paul the Second The most recognised man in the world, His Holiness Pope John Paul II was born in Wadowice, Poland on the 18th May, 1920. When he was born he was given the name Karol Jozef Wojtyla, Karol after his father and Jozef after the father of Jesus Christ. He was referred to affectionately as Lolek. By the age of 21 the Pope had experienced great loss with the deaths of all the immediate members of his family. His mother died when he was only 8 years old, his elder brother, a doctor, when he was 12 and his father when he was just 21....   [tags: Popes Religion Religious John Paul Essays]

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Willa Cather's Short Story Paul's Case

- Willa Cather's Short Story "Paul's Case"      In Willa Cather’s short story Paul’s Case we learn of a young man who is fighting what he fears most: to be as common and plain as his world around him. How others perceive Paul only encourages him to fulfill his dream of escaping his monotonous lifestyle. Paul feels he is drowning in his everyday environment and his only breath of air is his savior: the theater.      Paul has very little interest in his class studies. This leaves him open to distraction and eventually criticism....   [tags: Willa Cather Paul's Case Essays]

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Paul’s Case: A Study in Temperament by Willa Cather

- A Symbolic Perception Imagine being entrapped in a life that you did not feel you belonged in. That is the story of Paul in “Paul’s Case,” written by Willa Cather. He lived in a suburban home where everyone seemed the same and there was a feeling of despair. Paul, who was a young man, felt that his father, teachers and classmates misunderstood him and therefore were unworthy of his company. In the story there are many symbolic elements. Flowers, for instance, symbolize Paul’s personality and life....   [tags: Paul’s Case, Willa Cather]

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Willa Cather's Paul's Case and Maupassant's The Necklace

- Willa Cather's Paul's Case and Maupassant's The Necklace When comparing two fictional characters from two different writers one must first and foremost analyze their dreams, ambitions, or goals in the story. Whether the character is setting out to accomplish something physically, or they are on a personal or spiritual quest to find themselves....   [tags: Necklace Maupassant Cather Paul's Case]

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Jean Paul Marat: Target and Martyr of Liberty

- Jean Paul Marat: Target and Martyr of Liberty The French Revolution produced countless influential politicians throughout its tumultuous course. As a political figure in the French Revolution, Jean Paul Marat began as a nonentity and became a martyr to the revolutionary patriots of France. His influence is often misconstrued, and sometimes overlooked. Although he was not a political leader like Robespierre, his influence was substantial in that he motivated many people through his writings and powerful personality....   [tags: Jean Paul Marat Politics Essays]

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Sources and Implications in Paul Ricoeur's Ideology Concept

- Sources and Implications in Paul Ricoeur's Ideology Concept (1) ABSTRACT: This paper intends to shed light on the issue of ideology as found in the work of Ricoeur. According to Ricoeur, ideology is not only distortive of social reality; it is as well related to society's power and integration, which in fact changes our way of understanding the entire world. Ideology is an endless and unresolvable problem, since there is no non-ideological place from which to discuss ideology. The phenomenological hermeneutic is employed in an attempt to mediate ideological phenomena in a Ricoeur-like fashion....   [tags: Paul Ricoeur Philosophy Philosophical Essays]

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The Language of the Black Condition and All Conditions: Paul Laurence Dunbar’s “We Wear the Mask”

- Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem, “We Wear The Mask” cleverly talks of the black condition in a language so universal that it could apply to any race of people that tries to hide their emotions from the world in order to survive. Dunbar argues for the reality of the black man’s plight in America, the black man's struggle for equality in the world, and the struggle for peace within. These are circumstances of the poet’s life that influenced his writing of the poem. PARAGRAPH 2: Background information on your author or document....   [tags: Paul Laurence Dunbar, We Wear the Mask, ]

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Jean Paul Sartre's No Exit And Its Existentialist Themes

- Jean Paul Sartre's No Exit And Its Existentialist Themes I would like to take this opportunity to discuss Jean Paul Sartre's philosophy and it's integration into his play "No Exit". Embedded within the character interactions are many Sartrean philosophical themes. Personal attributes serve to demonstrate some of the more dominant ideas in Sartre's writings. Each of the three characters in the play show identifiable characteristics of sexual perversion, bad faith, and interactions of consciousness.This play takes an interesting setting, that of the afterlife....   [tags: No Exit Jean Paul Sartre Essays Existentialism]

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The Conflict Between Conformity and Individuality in Willa Cather's Paul's Case

- The Conflict Between Conformity and Individuality in Willa Cather's Paul's Case Willa Cather’s “Paul’s Case,” displays the conflict between conformity and individuality through the main character, Paul. On a number of occasions, Paul is forced to lie and steal to escape the conformists who wish to control him and stifle his unique imagination. However, his lying, stealing, and attempts to escape the conformists, only force Paul into isolation, depression, and feeling a sense of shame for his individuality....   [tags: Willa Cather Paul's Case Society Essays]

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Paul The Apostle

- Christianity is one of the major religions of this world. Its foundations are centered on the belief that Jesus Christ was sent by God as a Messiah, and that he gave his life for the sins of humans. It is through the belief and acceptance of Jesus Christ that one can obtain salvation and go on to an eternal life. Paul was an apostle who preached the gospel. Through his letter, 1 Corinthians, Paul conveys the essence of Christianity; he emphasizes on important beliefs and Jesus Christ so that people may go on to living an eternal life....   [tags: religion, christianity, belief]

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The Apostle Paul

- Harris calls Paul “the most influential apostle and missionary of the mid-first-century CE church and author of seven to nine New Testament letters” (H G-33). It would be quite an accolade to receive such recognition, but what makes it even more remarkable is that Paul, or Saul, (Saul was his Judean name and Paul was his Roman name (footnotes B 1943)) originally persecuted the ekklesia or “church”. Paul went from persecuting the ekklesia or “church” to being its “most influential apostle and missionary”....   [tags: Religion, New Testament]

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Paul The Apostle

- Paul the Apostle, was a famous preacher of first century Christianity and was God’s tool used to spread the light of the gospel to the Gentiles. Paul is credited fir having written many books in the New Testament of the Bible. He was born an Israelite to a clan of the tribe of Benjamin, speaking the Aramaic and Hebrew tongues from infancy. He was an enthusiastic student and a stringent devotee of the Torah. He was the man that later had a peculiar meeting with the Lord Jesus Christ while on the road to Damascus....   [tags: christianity, god, preacher]

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Paul of Tarsus

- Saul (later called Paul) of Tarsus Paul the Apostle, was a famous preacher of first century Christianity and was God’s tool used to spread the light of the gospel to the Gentiles. Paul is credited fir having written many books in the New Testament of the Bible. He was born an Israelite to a clan of the tribe of Benjamin, speaking the Aramaic and Hebrew tongues from infancy. He was an enthusiastic student and a stringent devotee of the Torah. He was the man that later had a peculiar meeting with the Lord Jesus Christ while on the road to Damascus....   [tags: christ, gospel, gentiles]

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Response to Paul

- I got so wrapped up in your site and the accompanying spreadsheet that I think I forgot to thank you for the refund on the 'scope arm. I apologise. I'm sorry for that. I'm very grateful. I've made this arm something of a crusade now. The word is out to all my potential suppliers to come up with the gears necessary for its repair. One day it will be restored. I won't quit until it is. Once installed on the 'scope, it will carry with it the story of my chance meeting with Paul Golding and how he came to "gift" this arm to me....   [tags: Letter]

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Paul Was An Apostle Of The Lord

- Paul was an apostle to the Lord. Known for his letter to the church in the New Testament, this was not the only part of the story that we read about. Paul started out as a Pharisee that persecuted Christians for many years. During this time he was called by his Hebrew name of Saul Paulus, which means “asked for” or “prayed for”. He will be called this until Acts 13. Though the years, after his conversion, Paul become one of the most recognized followers of Christ. His letter helped transform the church....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Old Testament, Christianity]

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Bible: Hope in the Letters of Paul

- Hope (in Paul) The term “hope” appeared many times within the letters of Paul, fifty-four in the NIV Bible to be exact. The Greek term that Paul used for “hope”, “ἐλπίς ”, conveys a sense of trust in a divinely given future. Paul amplified this definition for hope in Romans; he wrote, “For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have?” Paul expressed this same idea that hope comes through God throughout his letters . Paul prayed, “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” This verse of prayer clearly exemplified Paul’s belief t...   [tags: god, christians, New Testament]

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The Theology Of Paul The Apostle

- Outside of Jesus Christ, there may not be a more important figure in Christianity other than St. Paul the Apostle. Paul was at one point a persecutor of early Christians, however a revelation experience in the mid-30’s AD changed his view of the faith. He ultimately became the most prominent figure in the spread of early Christianity, as his many missions established Christian churches throughout the Roman Empire. During the time of his missions, Paul penned numerous letters to the various Christian communities that he had helped establish....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Christian terms]

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The Geography of Colossae in the Times of Paul

- ... In Paul’s epistle he said that Epaphras is his fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of Christ (Col 1:7). Epaphras was the one who established the church in Colossae. Through his ministries in Colossae he could found it hard to encounter the philosophy of other men. So he went to see Paul imprison in Rome to help me encountered the new philosophy which the church in Colossae were facing. Therefore, Paul wrote his epistles to Colossae church to encourage them to stay firm in their faith....   [tags: bible, jesus christ]

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Paul after the Damascus Road

- The Apostle Paul, the Apostle to the Gentiles, is a central figure within both Christian tradition and New Testament thought and writing. With such a crucial place, it is vital that we come to understand more of his life and thinking, as well as the world in which he and, more specifically, his theology were shaped. With this in mind, this essay will seek to explore Paul’s conversion and call experience as understood from Acts, and his personal references to it, drawing from them the ways in which this time was significant for Paul’s theological thinking, as expressed in his letters and work....   [tags: Christian Theology]

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Paul and the Church of Corinth

- ... Since all these gifts and blessings are given from God It is unthinkable to create division in the church by creating sects and calling yourself by a specific minister for everything we have belongs to God. Questions to ask yourself 1. Do ever go to church based on who’s preaching. If so, why. 2. Do you talk bad about some preacher’s based on their performance. 3. Do you look at a preacher’s anointing as their own gift or do you look at the giver of the anointing. 1 Corinthians 3:6-7 Paul compares the Church of Corinth to like that of planting a tree....   [tags: religious beliefs, the New Testament]

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Why Paul Is A Salvation Of God

- Finally, Paul says, 'If there is any affection and compassion. ' Jesus said in Matthew 5 verse 7, 'Blessed are the merciful for they shall receive mercy. ' This indicates that a merciful heart is a sign of having received mercy. You are going to be merciful if you understand the mercy that you have been given. That is why Paul points us back so that we do not forget who we are in Christ and what He has done for us. It should be a continual reminder, daily reminder, which we have been given what we do not deserve....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christian terms]

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St. Paul Of Tarsus And The Foundation

- ... Thankfully, salvation was found for early Christians when Paul began his support and development of the Church, having a seismic role in solidifying much of the beliefs and practices that existed in the early Church, results of his work still forming the bedrock of modern Christianity and it’s varied denominations. Although Christianity has been fragmented over the years, much of the core DNA of the ground St. Paul broke and established exists in some form across all denominations, and has done so since the days of Paul himself, the messages he communicated through his letters are excellent examples of this, showcasing some of the elements crucial to Christianity today....   [tags: Christianity, New Testament, Jesus]

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Prayer Through A Prayer Of Paul

- ... The fifth chapter deals with the aspects of Paul’s prayer that arises from his passion for the Thessalonian church. He longs to be with them and has a genuine affection for them, not desires that are meant to fulfill him. Out of this, his prayers contain key aspects: he is thankful for them, he prays that he will be able to strengthen them, he prays for an overflow of love among them, and that they may have the strength to be found holy at the end. In the sixth chapter, we are encouraged to engage in a more challenging prayer life modeled after his prayer for the Colossians....   [tags: Prayer, Spirituality, Meditation]

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The Good Life: Plato and Paul

- The Good Life: Plato and Paul For the span of all philosophical theory, the quest for the “good life” or permanent and final happiness has time and again been at the forefront of human motivation and thought. In surmising on how to make our lives good, it is not uncommon to believe that existing in the customary ways, given the lifestyles humans naturally form in becoming adults, is not automatically the preeminent way to exist. If we were to dedicate deliberate and conscious thought to the problem, a superior method may appear....   [tags: philosophical theory]

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Paul and the Dead Sea Scrolls

- The Essenes were a Jewish religious group that prospered from the 2nd century BCE to the 1st century CE. They considered themselves to be a separate from others because of their inner life and their knowledge of the hidden mysteries of nature, which were unknown to others. The Essenes thought that they were the heirs of God and to their own civilization. They felt that they were sent out on a mission and that they were true saints and masters of wisdom. They were open to all religions and considered each to be a stepping-stone of a single revelation....   [tags: Scripture Analysis ]

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Paul's Letter to the Corinthians

- Without the aid of modern technology, early Christianity had to rely on the missionary trips of its advocates to promulgate news and information. In First Corinthians, Paul’s intention was to spread the new message of God’s Anointed One and change how people led their lives. When Paul made his initial visit to Corinth, he stayed for a substantial amount of time in order to effectively educate the residents of the area. Similar to other letters like his letters to the Galatians, this epistle is Paul’s follow on interaction with the community, in an attempt to clarify details which may have been confused or overlooked during his visit....   [tags: Christianity, Doctrinal Instruction]

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Paul 's Contributions Of Christianity

- Paul’s Contributions to Christianity Unequivocally, Paul wrote half of the Books in the New Testament, no one except the Lord, Jesus Christ had more profound influence of his world and ours. With God’s calling, Paul the persecutor of Christian Jews will open his heart to Gentiles. The book of Acts and his epistles reveal that Paul possessed many outstanding characteristics of Christian leadership, and invites others to take lead as well. Paul played a pivotal role in expanding Christianity beyond its border of the Palestinian region, and instituted the equality of Christian religion by writing and advocating the gospel of free grace, in which everyone receives eternal life the moment one bel...   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Jesus]

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God 's Plan For Paul

- The Lord had completed an entire 180 on the Apostle Paul. He used to persecute the church, and looked on in approval when Christians were persecuted. Then, God opened his eyes and revealed the truth of Christ to him. He took Paul’s education and gift of rhetoric for the advancement of His church. Part of God’s plan for Paul was Paul’s stay in Athens, a city of intellectualism and paganism. Here, Paul was “greatly distressed” by the number of idols around him. He tried to reason with the locals, to show them the same Truth that had been revealed to him....   [tags: Christianity, Religion, New Testament, Stoicism]

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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

- In 1860, less than one hundred years after the event in which it is based on, the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere was immortalized in a children’s poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The poem became an instant classic and is mostly remembered by the opening line, “Listen my children and you shall hear, of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.” Written at a time when the United States was on the brink of a Civil War, it made some accurate accounts of what happened that night however, it was a children’s poem therefore a lot of the events were distorted and dramatized....   [tags: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s, us history]

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The War Escalates By Paul Boyer

- War can be defined as conflict and battle. Wars are waged intentionally to destroy bonds between relationships, however, there are also wars that occur within oneself. These wars negatively affect the mentality of humans as it is able to manifest conflicts within the mind. Through the use of literary devices such as: tone, mood, imagery and pathos, writers Paul Boyer, Tim O’Brien, and Kenneth W. Bagby are able to convey the idea that war has a substantial impact on the self. In the texts written by these authors, the notion that war is affects the self the most is apparent....   [tags: Vietnam War, Army, Affect, Vietnam]

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Analysis of Paul's Letter To The Romans

- In continuance of Romans chapter 5 verse 20, the next sentence of this verse reads as follows: “But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound”, notice, the beginning portion of the sentence as stated just before the comma is implemented, it says, “But where sin abounded. What this means is, that where sin was exceedingly plentiful and beyond measure in the sense of it having dominion, it no longer abound having dominion over the lives of those who were born and shaped in iniquity, but instead are made free from this curse through Jesus Christ....   [tags: Christianity]

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John Paul The Great Of The Family

- ... The church follows in Jesus Christ, and the wife is supposed to trust that her husband’s main goal is to lead their family to heaven. When a child is brought into the world, he/she is most likely to follow in the spiritual direction of the father. If the father is a good practicing Catholic, then most likely the child will become a good practicing Catholic, and vice versa, if the father has no spiritual life, then more than likely the child will not have a spiritual life. The father has such a major role in the life of the child....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Family, Meaning of life]

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The Life of Jean-Paul Sartre

- Existentialism could be defined as a philosophical theory that focuses on the individual person being a free and responsible person who determines his or her own development through acts of will. Existentialism is a thesis that has been discussed by some of the greatest philosophical minds ever to live. Minds such as Kierkegaard and Nietzsche all had their own view on what existentialism was and major impact on the development of this thesis. Each of these philosophies played a huge influence on a great mind that would come later on in history....   [tags: philosophy, existentialism]

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The Conscience of a Liberal, by Paul Krugman

- Over the years, America has been struggling to implement a health care reform. Krugman’s book The Conscience of a Liberal discusses a “new New Deal” for America. He proposes that America is ready for another program similar to the ones that Franklin D. Roosevelt implemented during the Great Depression. Krugman suggests that health care reform should be the main focus for the winning administration of the 2008 election. Krugman was right to propose that America should be leaning towards health care reform....   [tags: Book Analysis, Health Care Reform]

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The Second Letter of Paul to the Corinthians

- It is essential to pay the price. You will never fulfill God’s purpose for your life if you fail to pay the price. The Lord expects us to count the cost of everything in our lives, according to the passage in Luke 14:28-32. In order to have a successful journey you must pay the price. In the third chapter of the second letter of Paul to the Corinthians, we read of two groups of materials for edification of the church: wood, hay and stubble, and gold, silver and precious stones. The most obvious difference between the two groups is the price....   [tags: corinthians, bible, god, price]

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A Interview About Paul Digiorno

- ... While working on this project, he helped work on automating the process for the server. Paul works as the Lead Engineer for a team of seven. In the past he has worked as the manager of a team. However, after asking if he liked it better, Paul admitted he enjoyed working as a team member and leader rather than the leader only. In the position he is now, he is in charge of a team, but he is more involved with the development process and can work on the projects as well. He stated that when he was the manager, Paul was helping the team advance but not as much as if he was also working on it himself....   [tags: Computer, Computer program, Software engineering]

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