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Dhammapada English Essay

Summary: The Dhammapada clearly illustrates a set of moral ethics. In this ancient piece of literature the author utilizes several effective literary strategies, to promote a set of ethic morals. The author illustrates examples and analogies throughout the literature to demonstrate how well these ethics benefit an individual as a human being on our planet.
The Dhammapada clearly illustrates a set of moral ethics. In this ancient piece of literature the author utilizes several effective literary strategies, to promote a set of ethic morals. The author illustrates examples and analogies throughout the literature to demonstrate how well these ethics benefit an individual as a human being on our planet.

The author of The Dhammapada uses physical examples to express the literal meaning of the moral that he is trying to communicate with the reader. For example (line 4-6) " Troubles do not befall the person who, processing nothing, does not cling to body and mind" This visibly demonstrates how when one does follow these ethics that their issues shall no longer "cling" to them, and come back and continue to hover over them and their life. It provides an image of a stress free, no strings attached life.

In paragraph 2 a very evident paradox...

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