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  • Argumentative Essay: Is Apollo 13 A Failure?

    “Houston, we have a problem.” said Jim Lovell, an astronaut of Apollo 13, when the oxygen tank explored in the Space in 1970. After the talk, this lunar exploration gained a worldwide concern. Three astronauts in the craft fought with numerous disastrous faults and eventually back to the earth. In 1995, this regrettable story was even recorded as a historical docudrama named Apollo 13. Such social repercussion brought up a perspective that Apollo 13, one of the most well-known explorations of…

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  • The Motel Short Story

    It was a stormy day and the blank family decides to go on a vacation because they are sick of the nasty weather. The Blank parents decide on a destination to go on so they call down there kids liam and michael they are twins but do not get along at all. There parent finally announce they are going on vacation to pluto to see the moon rise. the next day they head to nasa to take off to pluto. The Blank family loads up the rocket with there stuff and they headed for pluto. Liam starts to pick on…

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  • Minor Characters In Interstellar And Ender's Game

    The 2014 Oscar winning film Interstellar- directed by Christopher Nolan- shadows the protagonist Joseph Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) an ex-NASA pilot and engineer. The storyline begins in an apocalyptic America were the environment can no longer sustain human life. Out of chance Cooper and his daughter Murphy (Jessica Chastain) find the remains of NASA and discover just how little time humanity has. To save his children Cooper agrees to join the crew of the Endurance, tasked to locate a…

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  • NASA Moon Landing Analysis

    The video also relied heavily on the French mockumentary of the Apollo moon landings called The Dark Side of the Moon. The film begins its claim with there being a skeleton crew of two actors and two technicians working in Stanley Kubrik’s set to film the moon landing. These four men where supposedly CIA agents who were…

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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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