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    Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar was co-authored by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni. Goodman has a Ph.D. in Political Theory, with a minor in Law. Goodman was a speechwriter for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Senator Chris Dodd. He has a B.A in English and a M.A in Public Policy. He likes to study the history of political thought, classics, and rhetoric. Soni was a managing editor at the Huffington Post. He was also a speechwriter for the office of the mayor of the Washington D.C. Soni and Goodman have collaborated on projects other than Rome’s Last Citizen. Rome’s Last Citizen is a biography about Marcus Porcius Cato the Younger. Cato is a well-known name and legend from Ancient Rome and the exemplar…

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    and other political powers. The several forms of violence, loopholes, and corruption that were present in the Roman Republic, as well as the lack of power that the people possessed, ultimately led to its downfall. Cato the Younger, the first example of unfair tactics, was a powerful man who was known for his speaking ability. He believed and was…

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    “Farewell, good strato. Caesar now be still: I killed not thee with half so good a will” (5.5.78). “Julius Caesar” is a historic Roman story about the genius scheme Marcus Brutus conspires against Caesar. Brutus conspires to kill Julius Caesar and deals with the consequences in a rather brutal way. Brutus is the definition of a tragic hero and demonstrates the qualities a tragic hero needs. A tragic hero is a character that makes a decision that leads to their fate.The characters actions often…

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    A highly debated topic is what the minimum wage should be for workers in America. This is the bare minimum that a person needs to live or that is its intent. Some people feel that it is too low, and that we should raise it. The United States Department of Labor says the raising the minimum wage will be good for the economy and also good for business (Minimum Wage Mythbusters). However some people think raising the minimum wage will be bad. The CATO Institute, in their Four Reasons Not to Raise…

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    group is the Cato Institute. Throughout this paper the ideas of the Cato Institute will be explored. First the history of the CATO Institute and why it was formed and by whom will be explained. Then understand what the main issues and the policy believes of the Cato Institute will be discovered.…

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    opposed to it,” conforming to society so that he may change it (cite 5), neither putting them off with excessive filth nor overshadowing them with self-indulgent stylings. This advice would seem to give great cause for a Stoic following among the literate class, if only for the appeal of the social prestige that comes with knowledge; especially a knowledge that elevates the student above their friends. However, accessible as Seneca made his philosophy, he was at times attacking those he…

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    Grace Wang December 18, 2015 Tragedy Essay Which is the better tragedy, according to Aristotle’s definition of tragedy: Medea or Oedipus Rex? According to Aristotle’s definition, a tragic hero is a distinguished person occupying a high position, living in a prosperous life and falling into misfortune due to his own tragic flaw which consequently leads to his reversal and late recognition. Medea and Oedipus Rex are both one of the best classical and well known examples of tragedy. Oedipus Rex…

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    The year 37 AD was a very influential year for Rome, although they may not have realized it at the time. The Domitius Ahenobarbus family, one that was considered noble and very recognized, gained a new family member during this year. Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, better known as Nero, was born on December 15, year 37. His father was Cnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus and his mother was Agrippina. During the very first years of his life, Nero went through a rough time. When Nero was just two years old,…

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    Themes: Euripides’ Medea is undoubtedly the most famous and widely produced in modern times. One of the reasons for this modern popularity is a sense that the emotions of this story, though emphasized to the levels of Greek tragedy, are extremely modern and relatable. People move on more than they used to, and can tolerate abandoning their own families and homelands to be with their beloved, to start a family in a new land and hope for it to thrive.To achieve the influence today, any production…

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    struggles people face. Although both the Younger family in A Raisin in the Sun and Mrs. Wright in Trifles endure great hardship, the Youngers illustrate how family sustains a person, while Mrs. Wright illustrates how isolation destroys a person. In the play A Raisin in the Sun, family is the root of which Walter hangs onto. As Walter tries to make a name for him within the parameters of society, he inadvertently brings dread…

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