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Beowulf: Good versus Evil, Fate, and the Warrior Identity
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In the paper “Beowulf: Good versus Evil, Fate, and the Warrior Identity” the author examines the oldest surviving major writing in English – Beowulf. It is an epic Old English (Anglo-Saxon) poem that depicts the warrior, conflict-ridden culture of Europe’s early medieval society.… Setting is important to the poem because it…
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Warrior Politics
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Robert Kaplan's Warrior Politics is widely described as an extended, willfully provocative essay arguing that the bedrock of sound foreign policy should be "comprehensive pragmatism" rather than "utopian hopes." Kaplan calls for a reestablishment of American (primarily) real politics, one distanced from Judeo-Christian (or private) virtue and closer to a "pagan" (public) one.…
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The woman warrior
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The inscription of The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Girls is a fictional collection of tales told by Maxine Hong Kingston in which Chinese and American cultural displacements and societal aspects are blended into the postmodern context. She tries to incorporate the… However, the actualization of her tales represents Maxine living the life of the…
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The movie 13th Warrior
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The research paper “The movie 13th Warrior” seeks to evaluate the movie “13th Warrior”, which is based on the epic poem Beowulf, however, the representation of major themes, such as friendship, fame, courage, religion and evilness are quiet different.   … There are also references to the Cain killing Abel…
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The woman warrior by maxine hong kingston
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The focus of Maxine Kingston’s “The Female Warrior” is the second class status accorded to women in Chinese society, whether in China or in America. Through her book, she highlights the poignant suffering of women forever confined to an inferior status, yet demonstrates… This story is evocative of Chinese patriarchy and a society where a woman in a socially…
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The Native Warrior at the Battle of the Little Bighorn
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It was not easy surviving at this time of the year. Things were taking critical turns such that it was continuously becoming difficult to survive. With many impending dangers and the many army patrols that I was seeing, life was scary especially as a warrior as many people depended on you. … You had to deal with the enemy and anyone from the east coast was…
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Herodotus
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The sea has always played an important role in their history. They are always seafarers seeking opportunities for trade and finding new cities across the Mediterranean sea.(History… The ancient Greeks were active seafarers seeking opportunity to find new independent cities to trade with at the coast across Mediterranean Sea. These new cities act…
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A good ruler
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The Bhagavad Gita, which is part of the classic Indian epic the Mahabaratha, records the dialogue between Arjuna, the Pandava warrior prince and Lord Krishna who is also his chariot driver. When faced with the prospect of fighting his own cousins in the field of battle, Arjuna… Krishna derives his code of conduct from the ancient Hindu tradition of Varna…
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Good Warriors Don't Cry
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Good Warriors Don’t Cry The book “Good Warriors Don’t Cry” is a reflection upon the history of the United States; Melba Pattilo, an African American, who is currently a journalist, has written it.… The book maps her entire story, from being taunted by the Whites in Little Rock’s Central High school to being threatened by a lynch mob’s rope and attacked in…
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General Louis-Joseph de Montcalm; Master Tactician and Warrior
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Unable to overcome the superior manpower and resources of the English, he managed to thwart the impending conquest of Canada for three… Montcalm remains a legendary military leader, an enduring icon of Canadian national history2. Thesis statement: The purpose of this paper is to first present a short biography of General Montcalm and his place in the French…
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The Woman Warrior
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Name Instructor Task Date The Woman Warrior Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior is the recounting of a story that happened in ancient China. The writing style of her texts is lyrical and appealing due to figures of speech employed to make the story more interesting.… The villagers criticized her for the reason that she had become pregnant. They treated…
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Maxine Hong Kingston The Woman Warrior- How she used talk-stories as a way of breaking silence and finding a voice
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Writer Customer English 15 November 2012 Talk-story: A Technique to Break the Silence in The Woman Warriors “The Woman Warrior” by Maxine Hong Kingston is an autobiographical account of the writer’s personal growth and development as a woman and as an individual while living in America as an immigrant from China.… Kingston has utilized various stylistic and…
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Life of Tecumseh
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Tecumseh is the renowned Shawnee political leader and war chieftain who was feared and admired both by his allies and opponents alike. Given his outstanding skills in the art of war as well as in public speaking, Tecumseh was revered and given the honor befitting a national hero.… His name is accurately rendered as Tecumtha or Tekamthi, which meant "I cross…
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Pride in Homer's Iliad
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Name Class Instructor Date Pride in Homer’s Iliad For the reader to better understand the character flaw of “pride” in Homer’s Iliad, it must first be emphasized that during the time of the story “Iliad”, both the Greek and Trojan people were still a warrior society.… While these value systems are not bad by themselves, they could prove to be destructive when…
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Good night Desdemona
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Good night Desdemona (Good morning Juliet) is a play written by Anne-Marie MacDonald. It is a comedy of sorts which, they say was crafted based on the Shakeperean masterpieces Othello and Romeo and Juliet. Some say there is also a hint of Hamlet in it. It strikes one as a play that creeps into the viewer's or reader's mind for it allows one to ponder on the reality of the sub-conscious, unconscious and the super ego.…
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Maxine Hong Kingstons Women Warrior
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Maxine Hong Kingston 's "Women Warrior" is a classic piece of literature, elucidating in details the different problems and aspects of a woman's life. Through the talk-stories of her mother, she discovers what different women have been through, how each reacted to the ordeals of her life and what end did their reactions brought to them.… As Butler says:" In…
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A good example of sociological perspective
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Thus, during the reign of Apartheid in South Africa and erstwhile Rhodesia, the European ruling class rigidly segregated the non – whites and subjected them to several restrictions. A… The lowest among these have been referred to by the term untouchables. Subsequent to gaining independence from the British in 1947, the Indian government adopted a new…
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The Woman Warrior: At the Western Palace
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The two sisters meet at the airport after a long period of time with an identical look. The arrival of Moon Orchid’s made Brave Orchid realize that her children did not… The experience Moon Orchid portrays as she goes to Los Angeles becomes difficult as she ends up being ashamed over the recognition problem, and decided to live with her daughter (Kingston 23).…
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The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
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This descriptive essay researches the story about the Woman Warrior, wrote by Maxine Hong Kingston, that happened in ancient China. This essay follows the story, in which the sister-in-law's ordeals and her pregnancy, while her partner having been gone for many years. … This essay follows the recounting of a story that happened in ancient China. The Woman…
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Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
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Where the word ‘class’ has created a division between the society for many years, due to the preconceived notions of the people, the works of the Canadian writer Anne-Marie McDonald have always reflected her thoughts regarding this notion. She succeeds in portraying the many… Karl Marx’s theory of social class states that one class exists as to dominate, lead…
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Racism (Walleye Warrior) Reading and Questions
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In this article, George Lipsitz argues that the experiences that Native Americans gained, in the late 1980s and early 1990s, are indications of how progressive and regressive racial identities can help in creating a broader movement for social justice. His article primarily… It is evident from the article that people of color suffered significant…
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Marriage and Ethnicity
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The following essay dwells on the issues of marriage and ethnicity. As the author puts it, throughout the world, there are many perspectives about marriage. For example, in the West, the ideal notion of marriage is perceived as a union based on love understanding and mutual attractions.… A young, beautiful single female, is seeking a partnership between the…
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Performer is a man of action. He is not somebody who plays another. He is a doer, a priest, a warrior... What is Acting
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Acting is a profound and vast phenomenon that initially holds its origin in the ancient classical Greek tragedies with the supernatural intervention of Dionysus- the goat head god of revelry. According to the legend of acting, in the sixth century Greece, a man called Thespis… The works by Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles etc, are the treasures of the classical…
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What does the Warrior Ethos mean to me
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Pressfield is an American author who has made a name for himself by writing historical-themed books. This particular book, which is the subject of this essay, was published in… Rather, everyone must fight at work, in society, and in our relationships to stay safe and successful. Without the impulse to engage in fight, a person is listless and demotivated.…
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Macbeth - how the brave hero/warrior becomes a villian
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Macbeth, the world renowned tragedy by William Shakespeare, is mainly based upon the tragic flaw of the protagonist, i.e. Macbeth the warrior. First of all, his ambitious attitude was behind the murder of King Duncan and usurping the throne.… Thesis statement: An investigation to unearth the influential factors behind Macbeth’s tragic flaw in the play Macbeth…
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