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El Cid: A Time of Loyalty, Bravery, and Compassion
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This essay explores the values, relationships and lifestyle that the author of The Poem of El Cid see as praiseworthy, and it also examines the political, economic, social and religious conditions that these values, relationships and lifestyle reflect.… The Poem of El Cid illustrates the life of the historical Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (c.…
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The hero returns home chose from 1.Odysseus 2.Joseph 3. Gilgamesh. what did he learn, the knowledge he acquired, his new mental and physical strengths, his bravery and how he has changed and what exactly has changed during his transformation i
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From each tale springs forth a life learned lesson, may it be coming from a journey of a valiant hero, or from an expedition that caused the irrevocable doom of a God… A good example of such would be the story of Odysseus. The Odyssey mostly narrates the story of the adventure of Odysseus; his journey towards home after Troy has been destroyed. His heroic…
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Freedom
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Freedom, and its synonyms and like terms such as liberty, is a term often invoked in philosophical, political and social discourse throughout history and modern times, and undoubtedly will be invoked in the future. Armies and navies have fought and died for this term and artists and poets continue to explore the very meaning of freedom.… (Merriam-Webster…
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Critique
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The script is around the life of a fictitious character Benjamin Martins. Benjamin finds himself in the American Revolution war after his family is threatened. The story… A careful review proves that Many of the American militias suffer heavy loses personally but believe in the revolutions course. The Militia show courage as the film portray their force…
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Definition Essay: The topic of the essay is a definition of the concept of the right stuff as explained in Tom Wolfes book
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In 1979, a conceptual book, called The Right Stuff hit the shelves which earned its writer Tom Wolfe, both the American Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. The book carries an intellectual feel to it, which envelops the achievements of The Mercury Seven,… It was both their physical and psychological abilities which amounted to ‘the right…
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Character trait
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Sur Lecturer Date Character trait This paper seeks to discuss the character trait that is common to Harrison in Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron,” Sammy in John Updike’s “A & P,” and the narrator in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper.” These characters share particular traits and qualities in the way they carry out themselves in the novels.…
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Definition of the concept of The Right Stuff
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The concept of “The Right Stuff” involves around bravery and the willingness that the astronauts and the test pilots had which led them to fly against the toughest odds. It was both their physical and psychological abilities which amounted to ‘the right stuff’ as portrayed by Wolfe. … ‘The Right Stuff’ not only requires one to be analytical, skillful, relaxed…
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My Role Model
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Personally, I consider Rosa Parks as a role model. She is considered an epitome of courage, maintaining her beliefs of fighting for her… Eventually, she was fined. Nevertheless, this event sparked the Black people to organize themselves to protest against the injustices being served to the them in the leadership of King. Obviously, the less known bravery of…
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Yvain
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Analyze the value of a knight’s reputation. Yvain is a collection of adventure stories, where knights battle monsters and each other in pursuit of fame or a good reputation (among other things). As depicted in Yvain, how does a knight earn, keep, or lose his reputation? Who… Yvain or the Knight with the Lion tells of Yvain, a knight in King Arthur’s court,…
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CULTURE WARS
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10 May 2011. Culture wars: Humans have always been quite vigilant when it comes to promoting and protecting the ancient cultural and moral values that shape any society or form the bedrock of a particular culture.… Men and women of the eastern culture have always been extremely careful about protecting these values. Historically, the cultural values that are…
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The Buffalo Soldiers in World War II
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The Buffalo soldiers were composed of 9th, 10th cavalry, 38th, 39th, 40th and 41st infantry regiments. They were eventually given the moniker… As expected, they were discriminated during their service in the army. Many officers did not wanted to command them including George Armstrong Custer. Their role eventually dwindled due to discrimination as their…
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Discuss the theme of Aunt Granny Lith using the topic of Lilith
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The short story begins with an introduction into a fight between two women, Lil, and Beth. It is not clear at first what the fight is all about until the story of Beth and her husband… The story then takes us back more than 20 tears when Beth and Casey married. Beth was the third wife of Casey, and the first two having died under mysterious circumstances.…
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Major Themes of the Movie (La Vita e Bella) Roberto Benigni
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Bravery is one of the major themes of the movie. The main character, Guido, is a simple Jewish man living in Italy in the 30s. Guido is perseverant and very charismatic, important characteristics that make it possible for him to marry the woman of his dreams, Dora.… They had a son some years later and then the World War II began. Guido, his uncle and his son…
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Beowulf
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Besides, the work is the best example for an epic poem in Old English period, with full of adventurous stories where the hero (Beowulf) travels a lot to fight… Thesis statement: Does Beowulf in the poem possess heroic qualities that can be termed under the real qualities of an epic hero? The most important quality of Beowulf that makes him an epic hero is his…
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Compare and contrast the two images in that set, and illustrate and explain your reasoning as to the main point(s) of comparison and/or contrast you find important for the viewer to study when looking at and thinking about both images
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When a person faces a seemingly immovable foe in order to fight an injustice, the experience can be life-altering. As well, it can change society. However, in that moment, if a… The protests in 1989 by students who assembled in Tiananmen Square in Beijing China were followed by a tragic massacre that left many civilians dead - a figure that is disputed by the…
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Book Review
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Raquel Jaramillo Palacio’s book, ‘Wonder,” chronicles a young boy (10-years-old) who was born with a facial deformity, which stopped him from attending mainstream school. The protagonist is August Pullman and he tries to show the world that he is normal by doing things… Family theme is portrayed through the care shown to August by his parents and other…
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Shakespear - King Lear
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The play is about a king who wants to retire from his throne and divide his kingdom among his three daughters but his method leads to the death of the one daughter that truly loved him as a father, leaving the throne to another gentleman to rule his kingdom. The paper is going… Despite this she still loves her father, she says simply, “I love your majesty,…
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Is mountain climbing a heroic or selfish act
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The big question is whether it is a heroic or selfish act. Those who consider it a selfish act assume so because of the glory attached to the person only but it should not be… One of the mountaineers, a sick man, after the avalanche passed away, told his friends, “I was going to unclip and get it over with,” as they were holding together with just a single…
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Heroism English Essay
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Heroism A hero is a character known for a very long time. A hero is defined as “A man of distinguished valor or enterprise in danger, or fortitude in suffering; a prominent or central personage in any remarkable action or event; hence, a great or illustrious person” (BrainyQuote, 2012).… As the world has become technologically advanced, and knowledge has…
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In the Iliad, analyze the critical similarities or differences between the Trojans and the Achaians
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Much is made of the poetry and plot of this epic, and rightfully so. But beyond the story of Helen and Paris lie fascinating similarities between these two opponents. In many ways, Trojans and the… A central theme throughout The Iliad is the recognition by both the Trojans and the Achaians that the gods of Olympus would determine the final outcome of the…
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Major Themes of the Movie (La Vita e Bella) Roberto Benigni
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The main character, Guido, is a simple Jewish man living in Italy in the 30s. Guido is perseverant and very charismatic, important characteristics that make it possible for him to marry the woman of his dreams, Dora. Dora was… They had a son some years later and then the World War II began. Guido, his uncle and his son Joshua were forced to go to a…
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World war I
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Poetry is an observation and the expression of the feelings of human beings. There can be number of different topics that can be covered in a poem and war can also be a topic for the poetic thought. The concept of war in the poetry… Women have played their role equally in the war as compared to men. In the poetic thought Jessie Pope has shown the woman as…
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A Truly Incredible Journey
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Jerry Ciacho May 3, 2011 A Truly Incredible Journey Legends of true animal heroes are heard of often. There are stories such as of Hachiko’s, the Akita who sat and waited for several years after its master has passed away. There are other stories of dogs that defend their masters until their very last breath.… The title of the story suits perfectly and is…
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Why did the World War II service of the all black Ninety-Second Division become so controversial
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World War II was one of the most critical wars fought in the European front that literally changed the dynamics of the politics in the international sphere. All enlisted men ninety-first division were Negroes and that became controversial for many factors.… Regardless of all the criticism, the ninety-first division left an ever lasting legacy in the…
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What is a Hero
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Since the days of the ancient Greece, there have been instances where men and women who showed extraordinary courage and adversity were in fact considered to be a demigod which means half human half god. The reason for such patronizing was that they believed the bravery and the… But a question arises that whether this definition can be used in modern times…
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