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    Augustus Water Quotes

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    Augustus Water’s metaphor of the unsmoked cigarette is an example of how he is delusional. Augustus’ cigarette in the book is a symbol for illness, and in his case, osteosarcoma. To convince himself that he has control over his illness, he holds the cigarette between his teeth and doesn’t let it do the killing. He says, ‘“It’s a metaphor, see: You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don’t give it the power to do its killing.’” (20) This quote shows that Augustus’ smoking…

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    use but in Rome, portraiture became a fundamental way to share political ideas with people as these portraits often had detailed symbolic imagery which suggested certain ideas about a leader and his rule. In this essay we will discuss Augustus’ portrait, “Augustus as Imperator” and the symbolism within, which was used as propaganda during his reign as Emperor to reach Roman citizens, especially the uneducated. The statue was a political propaganda, showing the world, especially the people of…

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    propaganda. One example of such art propaganda is the Portrait of Augustus as general, from Primaporta, Italy, early-first-century CE copy of bronze original of ca. 20 B.C.E. Marble, 6’8’’ high. Musei Vaticani, Rome. At first glance, this portrait shows Augustus as an orator and a general, but this sculpture also displays his power and ideology. It shows Augustus as a great military victor and a faithful supporter of Roman religion. Augustus…

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    Augustus Waters Monologue

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    Hazel went first. "Augustus Waters the man who makes all of my wishes come true physically and figuratively. Like When you brought to Amsterdam. I promise to be there for you no matter what. I never thought of you as a higher or lower level but as an…

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    Augustus became the ruler of Rome. Virgil created a poem called The Aeneid of his own ideal of Rome. Virgil chose the refugees and put them on a pedestal to make them the founders of Rome. The wealthy people of Rome were the Patricians. In book four of Aeneid, after Jupiter hears about Dido’s and Aeneas affair he lets Mercury have a word with Carthage and makes sure Aeneas must leave for Italy and take care of his responsibilities and stop neglecting his orders as a ruler. Despite being…

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    Augustus Fighting Cancer

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    and Augustus is the same. These two meet at a support group meeting and instantly hit it off. Throughout the book, their families and friends are there too. This story takes place in Indianapolis where Hazel and Augustus live. Now, the story is definitely a rollercoaster. Hazel and Augustus are both still fighting cancer and its effects-- Hazel has trouble breathing and Augustus only has one leg. Together, they go on plenty of adventures including Amsterdam which ultimately leads to Augustus…

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    Augustus Water Monologue

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    About a three months have gone by since Augustus Water’s prefuneral. He is ok. He is prepared to die but I am not. He is strong and I am going to make sure that he doesn’t let the cancer conquer him. He’s alive, and I am too. … Today I went with Gus to get check out by his doctor. I was really moved by what I heard. “The tumor in his chest in decreasing. Your medication is exterminating some of the cancer cells. I am going to keep prescribing…

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    me feel as if I was some unknown third party that took adventures with the book’s characters. I found it amazing how authors expressed vividness, comedy, and their character’s personality. Every author had their own way of grabbing your attention. Augustus Waters’s life, the creative world of Panem, and the fighting Dauntless community were the stories that allowed me to be entertained while learning. This entertainment made me focus and subconsciously memorize the language. It was this…

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    Satire In Augustus Twain

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    Augustus Twain was a highwayman who rob and kill people "used to take his old sabre and sharpen it up, and get in a convenient place on a dark night, and stick it through people as they went by" One day the authorities captured and beheaded him and, his head was placed on a pike on Temple bar. "he was found stripping one of these parties, the authorities removed one end of him, and put it up on a nice high place on Temple Bar" 3.What techniques does Twain use to create satire in the description…

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    Introduction The memorable memories that Augustus Waters has left with Hazel Grace Lancaster has made Hazel grieve even more knowing Augustus is deceased. Hazel Grace Lancaster was a sixteen year old young lady, who had a touch of Thyroid cancer with metastasis forming in her lungs. She was thirteen when she had her first sign of cancer, and that was depression. “Although depression is not a sign of cancer it’s a sign of dying”. The oncologist set up a support group so Hazel could associate with…

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