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    As an adult Pippi Longstocking would be much like she is as a child. Pippi will have the same child-like way about her for the rest of her life. There would be no reason she would have to mature or change her ways of living. As a child she lives on her own, while taking care of two animals. Pippi cooks, cleans and finds ways of getting everything she needs. In Pippi’s world she can be a “thing finder” forever. If for some reason she were to ever get in trouble for taking something that was not…

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    Relationship Between God and Man Within Myths Gods have expectations that man struggles to understand. The Epic of Gilgamesh, Popol Vuh, and Genesis, like many creation stories, show similar themes that create a common lesson for the reader to learn from. There are rules, laws and commandments that the gods use to instruct man on how to live. When these commandments are broken, the gods impose punishments that show their authority over man. The punishment is not only given to the immediate…

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    Cain chose to till the ground and grow food. When both Cain and Abel had prospered in their effort they sacrificed part of what they had made, tithe, to the Lord. Abel gave the best he had, the fattest calf of his flock of sheep in sacrifice to the Lord. Cain grew fruits and vegetables. Cain offered up the fruits of the ground, which the Lord rejected. This made Cain…

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    In the story Cain: A Mystery by Lord Bryon, Bryon creates the character Cain as a suffering eldest brother of Abel and son of Adam and Eve with the many complications of his own thoughts. This character is a key aspect of the author’s purpose. The author wants the readers to understand that your own thoughts impact the world around you when put into action. Your world, meaning not only yourself, but others and your environment. Within this action, your own world can be weakened or strengthened.…

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    in an hour. This essay is about Sibling Rivalry. This subject is introduced in the movie named The Lion King, the book Hamlet by Shakespeare, and in the biblical story “Cain and Abel”. In each of these stories the older brother is killed by the younger brother. The Lion King, Hamlet and the biblical story of Cain and Abel make evident, that even blood can’t be trusted, when power is involved; as it can lead to pain for the brothers themselves and those around them. In the Lion King, Scar was…

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    Symbolism In Strange Fruit, By Billie Holiday

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    The man behind "Strange Fruit" is a man from New York City named Abel Meeropol. In The Guardian news article by Caryl Phillips He says, "Meeropol was motivated to write the poem after seeing a photograph of two black teenagers, Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith, who had been lynched in Marion, Indiana on August 7 1930. Their bodies were hanging limply from a tree" (Phillips 5). Harold heft says in The Jewish Daily Forward, "The poem “Bitter Fruit” was first published in the union journal The New York…

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    The Monstrous Grendel “An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.” Throughout John Gardner’s Grendel, William Makepeace Thackeray’s idea of “never letting the light shine through” aptly portrays Grendel’s evil and monstrous figure even though Grendel himself is not a person. Living in a world of loneliness, Grendel searches for the meaning of his own life, attempting to discover the “good” aspects that life brings instead of focusing on the evil individual he…

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    show the balance each brings to the world, neither being evil but opposites. In Genesis, Cain resents his brother Abel because of the favor he has received with God. Because of his jealousy, Cain lures Abel out into the field and “[w]hen they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him” (Gen. 4.8). In the Book of Genesis, the animosity Cain has for his brother Abel arises out of envy towards him. The Iroquois use the right-handed and left-handed twins to demonstrate how…

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    Strange Fruit

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    “Strange Fruit” by Abel Meeropol displays great example of acceptance. Although this poem refers to specific events that occurred several years ago, this poem captures a great feeling of acceptance since it shows how African-Americans of the past were not accepted or treated as people; which is something relevant and relatable to this day. “Strange Fruit” protests against African-American lynching during the 1930s as it was common in the South. It narrates the sadness, desperation, and sorrow…

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    Genesis 3: 18 Analysis

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    punishment in Genesis 3:16b is absent, because the woman willingly submits herself to her husband’s rule.” There are similarities between the understanding of the Hebrew word being disputed in both Genesis 3:16 and Genesis 4:7. In 4:7, it is Cain and Abel, and “the meaning in this context of the fourth chapter is that what sin desires is what Cain will carry out.” It is then due to say that there are more similarities between the desire and sin of women and the desire of Cain: “The woman has the…

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