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    In the final battle of the epic narrative Beowulf, Beowulf slays the dragon, but not before the dragon poisons him with his venom. When Beowulf becomes aware that he is dying, he passes off his necklace, golden helmet, rings and mail shirt to Wiglaf, who has come to his aid. By passing off his gear to Wiglaf, Beowulf is both physically and symbolically passing off his leadership role to Wiglaf. Beowulf does not just pass his role of king onto any person, but specifically Wiglaf because he would…

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    The warrior class attacks at close range, and they deal insane levels of damage to their enemies with a two-handed sword. It wreaks chaos and destruction upon your enemies, and the warrior class comes from the same roots that you find with the force shielders. The biggest different between the two is that a force shielder focuses on the defense aspect of fighting while the warrior class is more like a loose cannon. On the battlefield, their very presence will increase ally morale and strike fear…

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    It is 1973, the Vietnam War is still going strong and will continue for two more years. The women’s liberation movement has payed-off with the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and the world is still adjusting to this new layer of freedom and equality. It’s in the midst of this upheaval that 18 year old Carmon R. Bulkley will begin her journey to become the first female helicopter mechanic working on the flight line. I had the honor of interviewing Carmon, now Carmon Hepp, the following are her…

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    Military Downfall

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    The Slow Downfall of the U.S.A. Imagine that the world has entered into a war with no predictable outcome. Countries fighting against one another with no clear sides or allies. The U.S. is nowhere to be found on the battlefields, in the skies, or even in the sea. What could have happened to the powerhouse with the strongest military in the world? Because of weakening foreign relations, decreases in the protection of America, and the negative effects on the families of those who serve in…

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    fighting on the front lines in combat you think of males, because they 're normally on the army posters. Women can make a big difference in the armed forces and contribute as well as the men. Vernice Armour says, "Bottom line is if you can do the job, you should be out there doing it...man or a woman" (picture caption). Women were band from the military in 1994 but in 2013, Leon Panetta and General Martin Dempseysign a memorandum ending the 1994 ban on women serving in combat roles in the…

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    Invisible War Reflection

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    Monday: Being a part of a military family means being a part of a community and network of people across the United States and world. Being a member of this group of people creates a special bond that outsiders may not fully understand. It can be difficult for civilians to understand that military members of service would choose to fight in a war that no one truly knows anything about. With modern technology, we can see that violence is a large part of war, but the battles our members of service…

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    Acting Minds Hillary Clinton, Amelia Earhart, Sojourner Truth and Rosa Parks. This is just a short list of many great female figures in history. While each of them might have different beliefs and goals, each one of them have something in common. They all made the decision to act with their mind despite what the social norm may be. Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman” speech expresses that woman have as much potential as men to do anything they put their mind too (574-576). Today that sort of tenacity…

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    alternative way to obtain might be through the use of the horn itself. The authors hypothesized that the “density of sensory hairs (and sensitivity) would correspond with the regions of the horns that are used most in both precombat assessment and actual combat” and “that hair density would increase distally along the length of the horn, and to be more abundant on the anterior of the horn” (paper). Basically, the authors are stating that the parts of the horn that are in contact with the…

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    Heroes are unique and different in their own ways. A hero will go the path they think is right and follow their mind. Some heroes have a tragic ending and others have a happy ending. For example, Beowulf from “Beowulf” was on a quest and was strong physically but had a tragic death. Mulan the main character from Disney movie “Mulan” on the other hand had a different quest than Beowulf 's and was strong mentally. Both heroes were honored at the end for doing what they thought were right.…

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    In order to avenge Caesar, Mark Antony turns a shocked, confused crowd of mourners into an angry mob of rioters by using persuasive techniques. The main component of Antony’s speech, Pathos, appealed to the commoners by striking an emotional spot inside them, trying to turn the fickle crowd against Brutus. Antony displayed the persuasive technique of Pathos by repeating words, showing them Caesar’s body, and presenting Caesar’s will. In the beginning of Antony’s speech, he spoke of Brutus as…

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