Umberto Eco Essays
Fall of a Hero, Triumph of a Villain: An Analysis of Umberto Eco's Choices Regarding the Characters William of Baskerville and Bernard Gui in The Name of the Rose
The Name of the Rose
Courage, intellect, and success: three typical characteristics which could easily be attributed to the hero of any story. Take cunning, manipulation, and eventual failure, and you have yourself the typical villain. In The Name of the Rose, Umberto...
Hobbes and Foucault’s View on the Conception of Power College
The conception of power is a topic that has been pondered upon by philosophers for thousands of years. Generally, this refers to the distribution of power in a society and the subsequent structure that it forms; for example, how a ruler controls...