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    and arms to be human. It is known that all Centaurs are children of Ixion and Nephele. Ixion was the King of the Lapiths. The Lapiths were clouds in the form of Here the goddess. Most centaurs live in the regions of Magnesia. The more important Centaurs live on Mount Pelion in Thessaly. The Centaur is a generic term for all of them to have lived, so this story is about the most important Centaur of all. Chiron the Centaur lived on Mount Pelion. Centaurs generally are known to be crazy and methodical. But Chiron was different, he was wise and a good teacher. Since he was so special, Chiron was immortal. Some famous figures Chiron tutored were Achilles and Jason. The story continues as Hercules had just finished killing the infamous Hydra. As Hercules was playing around after his great win, he accidently shot Chiron with an arrow. This particular arrow had been the one that killed the Hydra, so it had it’s evil blood. The arrow causes so much pain, Chiron had volunteered to sacrifice himself later on when he needed to free Prometheus and Zeus (“Centaur”). A symbol for Chiron is wisdom. During his long life, he gave young gods and heroes advice and guided them through their adventures. Later sacrificing himself because…

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    He grabbed Mason and me and lifted us both onto his back. Then he spread his enormous wings, and with a soft swooshing sound, we rose into the sky and soared high above Sirethiel, where the air was thin and the sea below was only a dark lilac halo encircling the land. As Kheiron tilted to the right, ascending on an updraft, I gripped him tightly with my knees and saw that the kingdom was an enchanted island—each territory astonishing, and yet so different from the other. There was a…

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    Chiron: A Tragic Hero

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    In 1980’s Miami, African American 9-year-old Chiron, or as people call him, Little, is a sensitive and timid boy who, as an outsider and an easy target, has been running away from bullies all his life, labelled as “soft” for the way he walks. When that day, the intimidated and chased by his classmates scared Chiron will try to escape in a derelict, boarded up crack den, Juan, a sympathetic, yet, expendable and always cautious local drug dealer, will bring him home not to take him under his wing,…

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    Sagittarius Case Study

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    1. I've chosen the constellation Sagittarius (“The Archer”), because it's my zodic sign. It's placed between Scorpius and Ophiuchus to the west and Capricornus to the east. It also lies in the direction of the center of our Milky Way galaxy, and being in such a dense part of the sky is packed with many interesting astronomical objects worth observing. 2. The constellation I've chosen, Sagittarius, represents the centaur Chiron. Most centaurs were seen as bestial, after all, they were half…

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    Titus, a Roman general, arrives at Rome, returning from a war with the Goths, a tribe of East Germanic people. He has captured Tamora, Queen of the Goths, her three sons, Alburus, Demetrius, and Chiron, and Aaron the Moor, her lover. He has some of followers bring in a black coffin filled with his family’s remains. At this point, twenty-one out of Titus’ twenty-five sons have passed due to the war between the Goths and Rome. He sacrifices Tamora’s eldest son, Alarbus, to the gods in honour of…

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    As a teenager Chiron continues to visit Teresa for food, a place to crash some nights, and sometimes some money. Even though Juan had past away, his house and Teresa were still more like a safe haven for Chiron. On his way back home, his drug sprung mother Paula comes out pressing the fact that she need money from Chiron, probably so she can get more drugs for herself. She forcibly takes money from his pockets reminding him in anger and somewhat jealousy that he is her child and not Teresa’s,…

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    Moonlight Film Essay

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    metamorphosis of its central character, Chiron. One particular scene expertly directed occurred within the first fifteen minutes of the film, where Juan teaches Chiron how to swim. The scene itself retains an intimate mood and is comprised of eight medium close-up shots in total, with low contrast and natural lighting. These aesthetic choices aid in the establishment of the intimacy between the two characters and illustrate the budding relationship created between Juan and Chiron. A shot is a…

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    Moonlight Film Analysis

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    movie Moonlight followed a boy named Chiron, who was a poor little boy from Miami, throughout three main stages of his life his childhood, adolescence, and his early adulthood. Throughout his childhood and adolescence Chiron is often teased and called homophobic slurs by the other neighborhood kids, the movie is about Chiron learning how to cope with the different struggles in his life one being his sexuality, another being his relationship with his mother, falling in love, and heart break.…

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    The Movie Moonlight

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    best-supporting actor as well as best adapted screen play. Moonlight is a coming of age story about Chiron who is a child figuring out who he is. He is from the ghettos of Miami called Liberty City. In Act 1, You find out Chiron is alone in the world and his mom is crack addict who buys crack from a man named Juan who is the neighborhood drug boss and meets Chiron in a trap house after he was running away from kids who wanted to beat him up after school because he is gay. Juan breaks into the…

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    an unpublished play by Tarell Alvin McCraney. The story follows a Chiron, a black boy growing up in Miami, through three distinct vignettes. These vignettes, spaced about ten years apart, depict Chiron’s childhood through young adulthood, as he struggles with poverty, trauma, bullies, and his own crystalizing sense of sexuality and masculinity. From a sociological perspective, the film is fundamentally about the intersections of poverty, blackness, masculinity, and homosexuality. Each of these…

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