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    putting them on the front lines of combat. The military has had several claims brought to their attention over the years regarding this subject. General Dempsey stated, “Witness General Dempsey 's astonishing claim that women 's exemptions from direct ground combat, which the majority of women in enlisted ranks want, somehow have contributed to problems of sexual assault in the military”(CMR: General Dempsey, 2013). Some of claims are caused by fellow soldiers in the combat units with the women.…

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    Arthur Ashe, a winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, once said that “true heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.” There is a sharp contrast between these words and the aggressive depictions of so-called heroism that abound in popular media. Take a look around you- from movie posters to book covers, images of heroism defined as synonymous to violent masculinity prevail. In…

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    be allowed in Combat? Woman should be allowed in combat for many reasons. First of all allowing woman into combat situations would make our military more effective by putting talent into sections that were frowned upon before, it would help our forces become more modernized, putting women into combat situations would not break tradition because women have served in every war since the revolutionary war, and would put ability above gender. Allowing woman into combat situations…

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    A monster in a story is the one who seems to be bad, the one who wrecks everything and brings death onto a certain town, city, country, or people group. Monsters or monstrous characters have superhuman abilities and can be extremely powerful. The monster is usually perceived as the “bad guy” and the hero as the “good guy”. For forever people have picture the monster as this horrible scary creature; in Beowulf that is not the case though. Yes, Grendel and his mother are monsters in the story…

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    The epic of Beowulf consists of three battle where, the main character, Beowulf himself, battles his greatest foes. enemies. Beowulf has different strategies, weapons and reasons for fighting each one of his foes, along with a specific motivation when fighting the maleficent monsters. Beowulf will fight Grendel, Grendel 's mother, and the dragon. Grendel and his mother are giants feared by all but Beowulf, the Dragon is the protector of treasure and will stop at nothing to keep it safe. Beowulf…

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    Combat is an emotionally and physically draining experience. Men preform differently in warfare than women, as the requirements for each gender to succeed in the military differ. In the article ‘the truth about women in combat’, David Frum expresses that women are less likely to succeed in the military and the New York Times demonstrates in their article ‘women in combat jobs’, that women are capable of achieving the standards set for men. Although it is harder for women to execute exercises…

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    In the stories of Beowulf, he is displayed as a hero in many instances. Mostly from major fights or battles he has won, when no one thought it would be possible. He most famously defeated Grendel, Grendel’s Mother and the Dragon. Each are very similar in the way he fought, and had their differences at the same time. When Beowulf is decided he will fight the demon Grendel, he is very confident in himself. He knows his strength and he knows he is blessed with the ability from god. The night before…

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    Thesis: Women’s presence on the front lines in the military weakens fighting forces, makes them less efficient, a opposes God’s intention for women. From a larger perspective women weaken forces simply less than ideal physiology for combat. No one can deny that women as a majority are weaker than men. Army PFT test even recognizes this fact by allowing women to pass with lower standards then men. On Military.com the chart for Army Basic Training PFT requires men to be able to do at least 35…

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    is characterized as a Hemingway Hero because he is able to display grace under pressure in difficult situations. Henry has to constantly battle against the void or nothingness in his life called nada. Henry uses the sensual pleasures in his life to combat against nada. Do you know of any chaotic and stressful heroes? Henry shares plenty of characteristics with non traditional superheroes like Wolverine or Deadpool; whose lives are always upside down. Ernest Hemingway characterizes a hero as…

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    Back then, people believed that a hero was someone who had high ambitions and would never desert an opportunity to gain glory. Actions like this had extreme significance because glory and honor meant everything to a person with Pagan beliefs. Out of the many applicable characters presented in the three pieces of literature, Beowulf, The Iliad, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, only one figure best fits this description. He is a man with a daring personality and always strives to win whatever…

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