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English Presentation- Greed

Greed: Streetcar, Huckleberry, and Raisin in the Sun
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Brett Wagner

on 9 December 2010

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Transcript of English Presentation- Greed

GREED Greed:Product of desire How does Greed affect the characters?
is it necessecarily Bad? Money
Power
Women
Control -an extreme or excessive desire for resources, especially for property such as money, real estate, or other symbols of wealth. Streetcar Named Desire Huckleberry Finn Greed places too much power in the hands of a few at the expense of others. There is always a risk or loss in the system when greed exists. . People with excessive greed have a strong tendency to be resented by others even though they could be the successful person in the world. Greed will never go "away" as long as people can get more, they are going to want more The characters in each of the stories are not "evil" they
They are driven by a human nature to survive

Without greed, or incentive.. well look at the Soviet Union ... lets take a look a our greedy characters... “Oh- So now it’s life. Money is life. Once upon a time freedom used to be life-now it’s money. I guess the world really do change.” (Hansberry 74) Raisin in the Sun “She said Mr.Arnold has had to take a cab for three days.. Walter you ain’t been to work in three days! where you been, Walter Lee Young? You’re going to lose your job.” (105) “You mean you took your sister’s school money.. you used that too Walter” (129) Duke and Dauphin: Scams provoked by greed Stanley is convinced Blanche is swindlinging him- he wants rightful share Stanley does not care about the mental state of Blanche; selfishness is a form of greed THAT CONCLUDES MY PRESENTATION Are there any Questions?
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