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    In Cassandra Clare’s novel series The Mortal Instruments and other related series, there are many references to other religions mythologies. The main question that is asked refers to the number of mythologies that she uses without the readers realizing it until her books are re-read or researched further. Before things get too out of hand, I believe that we should go into the history of the Nephilim and their relatable mythology with other cultures. One of the most common angels mentioned in Clare’s novels in Nephilim’s history and mythology is one of the angels, Raziel. The angel Raziel is known in the Jewish Kabbalistic tradition for when he gave Adam a book of wisdom. In the Mortal Instruments series, the Gray Book would be the Book of Wisdom in the Jewish mythology. The second item Raziel gave to the Nephilim is the Mortal Cup; the Mortal Cup could be represented as the Holy Grail in the Catholic mythology. After the rise of Nephilim, it was thought to be traced back to the witch trials. The witch trials resulted in a bunch of crazy mundanes (normal humans) killing off innocent civilians; however,…

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    Cassandra Clare Analysis

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    Time is the key to everything in life. It shows that a fictional story can come from anyone, no matter what age they are or what time period they come from. It also shows that there is a big difference in the works coming from an author of the victorian era and works coming from an author of the Modern era. Proof of this are the lives of both Victorian author, Charles Dickens, and Modern writer, Cassandra Clare. Charles Dickens, who was an English writer and social critic, was born on February…

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    The City Of Bones Essay

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    “The City of Bones” by Cassandra Clare is the first instalment in the Mortal Instruments series. The book follows Clary Fray, a 15 year old artist who soon discovers that she is much more than that. Clary is at an underage nightclub, Pandemonium, when she witnesses what appears to her as a brutal murder in a storage closet. She runs for help, looking for someone to either arrest or fend off the criminals, when she discovers that she is the only person who can see them. These strangers are not…

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    Cassandra Clare has been into books ever since she was little. She’s the author of The New York Times Bestselling series, “The Mortal Instruments.” There are many events in her life that shaped the who she is today. Some events are when she traveled with her parents, When she read Jane Austen’s, “The Beautiful Cassandra,” and when she wrote fanfictions and was an assistant editor at “The Hollywood Reporter.” According to “Cassandra Clare,” Ms. Clare traveled to many different places when she…

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    When looking at contemporary literature from a philosophical point of view, one can often find truths that give us a greater understanding and awareness of our surroundings, literature allows us to expand our knowledge in a deeper, more connected way. Similar to this, Cassandra Clare, a poet from Tehran, Iran, once said that “Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.” In that light, Kaveh Akbar, a poet also from Tehran, shares a similar philosophy on literature…

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    In the novel, Clockwork Angel, Cassandra Clare asserted that “Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.” Dating back to Ancient Greek and Rome, literature was perceived as the dominant and best means of communication. Poets and authors structured their passionate thoughts into the form of stanzas and managed to captivate and enchant their readers. Literature and its ability to grasp the attention of society is an unwavering trend. Literature and its impact is a…

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    The book “City of Glass” written by Cassandra Clare, takes place in a mythological world where two characters, brother and sister, named Jace and Clary, struggle to hold in their true feelings of love with each other. While this happens they face different challenges with not only each other, but their family. As conflicts stir with their father when he tries to take over the Shadowhunter world, Clary and Jace have to figure out how to stop him. The main idea of love runs through the entire…

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    The thrilling novel City of Bones, the first book in The Mortal Instruments series, written by Cassandra Clare is about more than just killing demons and stopping the villain. It’s also about the relationships that the characters have with each other. This novel was exciting and mysterious which led many people at the edge of their seats at every turn of the page in the book. The author set the book in New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray, discovers she is the descendant…

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    I am reading City of Glass by Cassandra Clare and I am on page 204. In this section of reading, Jace, Isabelle, Alec, were planning to travel to Alicante to warn the clave of Valentines demon army. Simon, a vampire, unexpectedly wound up traveling through the portal with the Shadowhunters because an army of forsaken had attacked as they were leaving. Simon was hurt and knocked unconscious during combat. Jace saved his life by carrying him through the portal, breaking the law by doing so because…

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    The Oresteia Play Analysis

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    Aeschylus’s trilogy The Oresteia is a play of immense proportions, and at its heart it is a study of morality and the palpable tension of the competing ideas of dikē – justice or right. It depicts a societal change from one form of justice and law to another; from the law of the old gods to the law of the new. The third play in the trilogy, The Eumenides, depicts the culmination of this conflict, where all the individual conflicts reach their conclusions and the overarching themes of the trilogy…

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