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  • The Monsters In Beowulf

    In Beowulf, Beowulf fights three different monsters. The first monster he fights is Grendel, the second is Grendel’s mom, and the third is a dragon. Each fight shows an important part of Beowulf. The fight with Grendel shows his power, the fight with Grendel’s mom shows his weakness and the fight with the dragon shows his death, as well as the birth of a new hero. The fight with Grendel shows Beowulf’s power. Grendel is a demon that has killed 30 people 12 years previous to Beowulf’s arrival and…

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  • Rhetorical Context In The Barbie Birthday And Let Women Fight

    thought process children have when growing up with Barbie, as well as those who they look up to, based off her own experiences. “Let Women Fight,” by Megan H. Mackenzie, attempts to persuade the reader to believe that women should have the right to hold combat positions in the U.S. military. Both pieces have drastically…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Women's Fight In Battle

    Women should fight in battle for many reasons. Two women just graduated from the Army’s elite Ranger School, but they never get to go on missions because they’re female. Historically, women have played a major role on the home front. Usually women would play as a nurse and help any wounded soldiers or they would stay home. The Navy first allowed women to enlist and serve in 1917 during World War 1. During the 62 day program, these two women Kristen Griest and Shaye Haver were the…

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  • Desmond T. Doss: What Does It Means To Be A Hero

    A hero is an ordinary individual who self-sacrifices themselves to do courageous things. Heroes should be treated with honor and respect. Desmond T. Doss was a hero because of his choices and actions. He was an ordinary person when he was sent to war. He told them that he would go to war without a weapon. During the war, he saved many people’s lives without anything to protect himself. A hero should follow the sequence of a hero to be a hero. A hero should have lived an ordinary life. They…

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  • Beowulf: A Short Story

    It was a dark, quiet night much like any other. I left my lair to feast on Hrothgar’s men. I was so hungry, something inside of me told me to turn back, but I couldn’t. My hunger pain had taken over. I crept up slowly and silently to the mead-hall where I spotted my prey. I had again felt this weird feeling to turn away and go home, but of course I ignored it. I picked out my victim one by one, and grabbed them off the floor swiftly and gnawed on their body limbs. As I reached for my next meal…

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  • The Brothers Compare And Contrast Medoto And Temas

    In the Brothers are the same story, there are twos tall men who try to become a warrior. There name are Medoto and Temas and they both want to become a warrior, but they have to proved their manhood, and he must meet in combat the only worthy enemy is the master of the plains- the lion. Throughout the middle of the story Temas struggle to defeat his only worthy enemy. He’s was struggling to defeat his worthy enemy because he scared of his fear failure.The description of the story of the…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Joining The Army

    I never really knew what exactly I wanted to be when I was growing up. I could never decide between a flight attendant or a doctor. I always knew that I wanted to help someone or everyone even if it was putting others before myself. When I was 18 I was required to sign up to be drafted for the military. I had a choice to legally avoid being drafted or not and I could even just go into the military myself without having to be drafted. {After a couple years of thinking about this I decided that…

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  • Creative Writing: The Lanista

    Daylight seeps in through the cracks under the door, as well as the voice of my lanista calling to us to wake up. “Up, all of you, get on your armor and get outside! Tomorrow the lot of you go into the arena, and I better have impressive results for the Emperor. I have bets on this, and I better come back richer.”, says the lanista (slave owner). The lanista approaches my door and says, “You better train, Mevia, Emperor Winter wants a good spectacle from you. The crowd isn't expecting to see a…

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  • A Good Hero In Beowulf

    In the epic, Beowulf, by Seamus Heaney, the main character, Beowulf, is seen as a great hero to all. This is false. Beowulf is not a hero, he is just a glory driven warrior that does not care about others. He, as a king, should not risk his life to fight the dragon and leave his people to fend for themselves against the other societies looking for more power. If Beowulf is a true hero he would do what is best for his people, not what is best for his ego. Also as he takes his last breathes he is…

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  • Beowulf: The Anglo-Saxon Culture Changed By Burton Raffel

    Anglo-Saxon culture considers heroes vital with the warrior prevailing. Beowulf, translated by Burton Raffel, verifies the Anglo-Saxon culture with Beowulf vanquishing the monsters, including Grendel. Beowulf comes to the Danes to help defeat Grendel, the giant monster killing men while they slept. As a warrior, Beowulf enjoys the thrills of fighting and being known by the community as their hero. Although Beowulf succeeds in overpowering Grendel, the true victory to him includes being seen as a…

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