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    The bestiary genre has existed for centuries, introducing and entertaining its readers with compilations of both stories and facts about creatures who are familiar, unfamiliar, real, and imaginary. In some aspects, Henderson’s The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, a 21st century bestiary, is no different, since it still incorporates beasts ranging from the fire-defying salamander to the intelligent macaque. However, in other ways, this bestiary diverges from previous ones. Henderson’s bestiary reintroduces the medieval unicorn as the goblin shark, urging his readers to closely attend to relatively unknown yet striking creatures rather than to imaginary beings. Maintaining the mystical elements of human imagination, which was prevalent in the…

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    Sarah Kim Final The Bestiary: The Aberdeen During the middle ages, manuscripts or hand-made books, were used to educate the people about the principles of Christianity. It was a transition from the dark ages and a time when Christianity was expanding in Europe. Wealthy members in society wanted more churches, artworks, and manuscripts. Many of the works were religious, but also non religious. Manuscripts were an important artwork to expand Christianity. The Bestiary, the book of Beasts, is an…

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    literature, as his sister knitted her life away. Their attempt to keep hold onto the past, and never constructing a future for the house, and family, is echoed in their lack of interest in marriage, and inheritance. “We were easing into our forties with the unvoiced concept that the quiet, simple marriage of sister and brother was the indispensable end to a line established in this house by our grandparents. We would die here someday, obscure and distant cousins would inherit the place, have it…

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    was nearly impossible to suppress all learning. Simultaneously, Christianity and Islam were both spreading new ideas all throughout the world, with the help of other smaller religions such as Buddhism. Religion all together had a positive effect on the spread of technology and learning, and the major religions that spread this were Christianity and Islam. Religion has been helping the spread of learning since they gained enough influence. When Christianity took power in Europe, monasteries…

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    showing of their rank and prowess and seeking their enemies in disguise or passing the time. The poetry during the medieval times was incorporated into the hunt as an analogy to a standard heroic action. Three main aspects of the hunt in medieval art and literature should be considered and the hunt should be understood within the context of medieval poetry.“The practice of hunting as a craft; the iconographic figure of the coursing stag; and the situation of the hunt taken as a promising…

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    be less variety, less history in Middle Earth as an entire race leaves for the Undying Lands or simply dies out. Around the time of World War I and World War II Tolkien could see that the world was becoming more globalized, industrialized, and that many cultures and nations were being overshadowed by others that thought themselves superior. The Lord of the Rings has a hidden point to be made, a point that goes farther that the Ring or the Fellowship; it is that language is just as important and…

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    must have been written by many people. The people who mostly wrote about mythology were the Greeks, Indians, Romans, and Egyptians. The Europeans also wrote about mythological creatures. People in Ancient China, Ancient Sumeria, and in Phoenicia also wrote myths which included mythological creatures. Almost every culture has written myths which include mythological creatures. The Egyptians wrote their first myth in 4000 BCE. While China is where the first myth was written, which was about…

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    awards received by Rodeo FX speak of the company’s creativity and standards of excellence. It has been recognized by the industry through multiple nominations and awards, including two VES Awards for Game of Thrones, one for Birdman, and three Emmy Awards for Game of Thrones. For The Legend of Tarzan Rodeo FX created environments for the London set pieces, which involved 2D matte paintings, CG set extensions, and added CG vegetation. For scenes aboard a paddle steamer that were shot against a…

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    anything the Civil war was an advocate for medical technology to grow and develop. The kindling for new medical technology finally flared. From 1861-1865 technology was not very good. If anything the technology played a major advocate for disease on and off the battlefield. A stifling two-thirds ratio of soldiers, died from disease. Disease such as Typhoid were transmitted easily from unsanitary water and unsanitary field hospitals. Though those were vital and very crucial there was…

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    He is a Cheshire cat, a gang of grins. His new face all jaw, all smile and bite. Look at your brother-he is Borges’s bestiary. He is a zoo of imaginary beings. (105-111) In this poem Diaz explores her brother’s addiction to drugs and how she is walking a fine line between telling her brother the truth about his appearance and behavior while still avoiding the inevitable fight that would ensue if the conversation takes a wrong turn. Diaz illustrates the page with the struggle of waiting for a…

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