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  • Number Six Persuasive Speech

    You have been eagerly awaiting our part three article of the top 20 best photos of the 21st century, and we are excited to tell you that it is finally here! We have analyzed each of the iconic events of the 21st century, ranked them, and compiled them into a fun list just for you! To finally discover what we have deemed to be the top seven best photos of the 21st century, just keep on reading! You might even learn something new! Number Seven: Kittens in a Basket. Also in 2011, Pakistan endured…

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  • Essay On Apollo 8

    Apollo 8 is the first manned flight around the moon. The Apollo 8 was launched on December 21, 1968 at 6:31 a.m. from Cape Kennedy. Besides being the first to orbit the moon, NASA had a bigger objective. They wanted to test the equipment, trajectory, and operations. This was being tested to simplify the system and procedures for future launches. Also, Apollo 8 demonstrated translunar injection. Three astronauts were sent up, Frank Borman, James Lovell Jr., and William Andres. Within the 6 days…

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  • Screen Printing In Andy Warhol's Moonwalk

    Andy Warhol's Moonwalk exemplifies how pop art took inspiration from cultural trends and, in this case, from the events of the cold war and the space race. The image envisions a single electrifying moment, when man took his first step on the moon, using a technique known as screen printing to capture the dynamic composition of the image. Andy Warhol, a connoisseur of pop art and expressionism, screen painted his Moonwalk only months before his death in the year 1987. It is currently located in…

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  • Lost Moon The Perilous Voyage Of Apollo 13

    Lost moon : the perilous voyage of Apollo 13 was written by Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger. It was published by Houghton Mifflin, in 1994 and tells the story of the Apollo 13 mission that almost resulted in a catastrophe. In April of 1970, Navy Captain Jim Lovell and two other astronauts were sent by NASA on America 's fifth mission to the moon. Fifty-five hours into the flight of Apollo 13 due to an electrical fault, one of the oxygen tanks exploded, causing its oxygen and power to begin to…

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  • Juxtaposition Of Boss And Zorba

    The importance of maintaining a balanced lifestyle will allow one to achieve the most worthwhile existence. Nikos Kazantzakis’ Zorba the Greek dramatizes the significance of balance between the Apollonian and Dionysian dichotomy, through the characterization of the contrasting protagonists, Boss and Zorba. Kazantzakis typifies the differences amid the philosophical ideologies through the comparison Boss and Zorba’s beliefs. Moreover, he represents Boss by his willingness to try to improve…

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  • Homer's Historical Impact Of The Iliad

    Transcending almost 3000 years of time with its emotional resonance, integrity, and relevance to both the Ancient and Modern world, the Iliad is arguably one of the most outstanding poetic feats in the history of Western literature, praised explicitly throughout the ages by esteemed historians and scholars alike. Between its undeniable influence on Alexander the Great and it’s correlation to Rome, the Iliad certainly has a lot to say about the ancient world that so quickly embraced it’s epic…

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  • The Iliad: Is Glory Worth Dying Over

    Is Glory Worth Dying Over The Iliad is the oldest work of western literature and it is considered by the majority to be the most important piece ever. It is a story of the Trojan War. Instead of focusing on the battle outside the walls of Troy, I found the internal, mental battle that the hero, Achilles was fighting to be much more interesting. Achilles is tired of fighting in combat. He has already won great material wealth and glory from other conquests around the world. Achilles says, For…

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  • Essay On Zeus Is The Great Leader Of The Olympian Gods?

    It has been said “he is a sacred twin” (102). His sister was Artemis, the great virgin huntress. Being the god of law, and knowledge, “he brings reason to the Greek world in the trial of Orestes” (102). When thinking of Apollo, they are thoughts of beauty and order. In art he is drawn as a handsome young man, usually naked. He lived in Delphi, a major site where he gained control of the known oracle, by slaying the giant python that roamed near. Apollo’s sister, Artemis…

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  • Humans And Gods In The Illiad By Homer's The Iliad

    save the heroes in the war based on their liking and benefits. One of the most biased gods is Apollo; Apollo is a major catalyst of the war. He protects the Trojans wall countless times when it was under attack, he also strips Patroclus of his armor so that Hector will be able to kill him. He knows that if he do not help the Trojans, they will lose the war for sure. To ensure their chance of victory, Apollo actively participates in the war. Another active participant is Athena, Athena convinced…

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  • Relationship Between Individual Action And Fate In Oedipus

    The ancient Greeks believed that their gods could see the future, and that certain people could access this information. A common debate that still brought up today is whether we as a species have free will or if fate controls our destiny. The same question applies to Oedipus the King. Does Oedipus control his actions, or are they predetermined by the gods? It’s that question that makes Oedipus classic, and there are many different views on it. With all the oracles and talk of prophecies, it’s…

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