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  • Techniques Used In Andy Weir's The Martian

    Mark Watney is having the time of his life, and then it turns into a nightmare. Mark is on a trip to Mars with his crew. When they arrive on Mars, they decide to start building the hab. While they were finishing the hab they noticed the radar said there was a big sand storm. The sand storm was getting closer and dangerous so they were trying to get to the rocket ship. They were in such a rush they didn’t notice Mark was not there until they got to the ship. They had to leave Mark behind because…

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  • Longaberger Basket Company: Double Failure

    In 1997, the Longaberger Basket Company built its headquarters in Newark, Ohio. However, anyone who glances at the building is guaranteed to do a double-take. At first glance, the building looks like a giant basket, complete with handles. The company’s founder, Dave Longaberger, oversaw the design, stating, “if they can put a man on the moon, they can certainly build a building that’s shaped like a basket.” He was able to create this eye-catching metaphor by integrating the parts of a building…

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  • Dark And Dark Imagery In Shakespeare's King Lear

    In this unit we focused on the story of King Lear, one of Shakespeare 's many plays. King Lear is based on a real story that was written in the year 1135 from a book called History of the King of Britain. King Lear was based on a Celtic legend. The name Lear in Celtic means the Celtic God of the sea. He is similar to the Greek god of the sea, Poseidon. They both have the same characteristics such as moody and tempestuous. In this play, Shakespeare uses different types of imagery. According to…

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  • Divine Intervention In Iliad

    interventions of Jove, Apollo and the rest of the gods, can be explained by using human behavior, good vs evil, sense of right and wrong, and other human traits. The story is focused around the Achilles’ behavior and how his actions or lack thereof determine the activities conducted by his comrades the Achaeans, the Trojans, the gods and the outcome of the war. In the introduction, Book I, Homer sets the stage in the middle of the War and first introduces the intervention of Apollo. Homer…

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  • Similarities Between Homer And Hesiod

    into them (36). What Polyphemus did is wrong, and Odysseus and his men did what is right, to correct the situation. Book one of the Iliad details Apollo’s priest coming to buy back his daughter from Agamemnon, but the king refuses, and consequently Apollo sets a plague on the Greeks until the priest’s daughter is returned (2-14). The Iliad and the Odyssey both contain wrongs done that are righted, and Hesiod outlines what happens when right and wrongs are done. Hesiod says that evil falls upon…

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  • Iliad And Odyssey Similarities

    The Iliad and The Odyssey The Iliad and The Odyssey are both texts written by the world famous Homer. These two text are quite popular in not only western literature but also is numerous classrooms around the world. These two texts provide different tools that are included in them to help teach many concerns and methods. Some believe that The Odyssey is the sequel to The Iliad mainly because it has some of the same characters and was written after. These two stories share common themes such as…

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  • Importance Of Xenia In The Iliad

    In ancient times, an essential part of Greek pedagogy was the oral dissemination of epic poems that were widely known and revered by all. One of the most prominent poems is Homer’s epic, The Iliad, which successfully embodies the Greek culture and paints a picture of their idealized world. While it tells the story of the final days of the Trojan War, it also reveals fundamental Greek values concerning relationships, specifically between hosts and guests. The concept of hospitality is defined by…

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  • On The Iliad Analysis

    The Iliad; “the first great book about the suffering and loss of war”, stated by Rachel Bespaloff in On the Iliad. “Its subject is war; its characters are men in battle and women whose fate depends on the outcome.” One may ask why does Homer writes about this and why it is so gruesome like. It’s to catch the human eye, with in-depth descriptions and brutality which is nearly a copy of what everyday life on this planet is today. There’s always murder, battles, and war occurring for food,…

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  • Theme Of Favors In The Iliad

    edge when they were winning the war. The practice of asking for favors was a widespread tactic used with great avail. Three instrumental occasions in which a favor is asked in The Iliad are between, Chryses and Apollo, Thetis and Zeus, and Thetis and Hephaestus. Chryses was the priest of Apollo residing the town of Chryse. His town was raided and pillaged by the Greek soldiers on their way to Troy. Subsequent to the incursion his daughter, Chryseis, was taken as loot by the Greeks’ commander…

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  • Greek Influence On American Literature

    nowadays in English classes. It’s true that not every high school teacher teaches Greek mythology in their English class but for some schools it’s mandatory for them to teach their students. Wabasso High School is one such school that has an English program that has a section dedicated to teaching Greek Mythology. In an interview with an English teacher from Wabasso, Chad Olson, English high school teacher at Wabasso Public School, stated, “I find it important that the future generation…

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