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    On little island Rhodes one of the largest statues once stood. The Colossus of Rhodes. The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the seven ancient wonders of the world, and the most aggressive and tallest statue in the hellenistic period. The Colossus of Rhodes fell due to an earthquake. A war broke out between Demetrius and the people of Rhodes. Demetrius brought along over 40,000 men and also got more men because Demetrius brought Aegean pirates. The rhodians protected their city with a big tall wall, because of the wall the attackers were forced to use siege towers. Demetrius used a huge tower that had to be pulled by six ships lashed together. This tower though was destroyed when a storm suddenly came, causing the battle to be won by the Rhodians.…

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    Title What do the words of the title suggest to you? What denotations are presented in the title? What connotations or associations do the words posses? Colossus refers to the Colossus of Rhodes, which is one of the seven wonders of the world. The Colossus of Rhodes was built to celebrate victory over the ruler of Cyprus in 305 BC. Denotations: The poem is about a new statue that resembles the Colossus in Ancient Greece. Connotations: Colossus of Rhodes was a statue in Greece that had…

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    The story of Galio, the colossus sentinel started a long time ago. Back before Demacia existed, lone bands of refugees wandered across the lands, searching for a home and protection against the dark mages. Finally, they came upon an ancient forest, where the wood of the trees was instilled with anti magic capabilities. And the refugees all agreed this would be their new home. So they started a city, and they called it Demacia. They used the trees and combined them with ash and lime to…

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    The Statue of Liberty You may not know that the Statue of Liberty was actaully not an original idea of the Americans. Actually, it was shipped from France and sent to the U.S. to be built. “It commemorates the friendship between the two countries during the American Revolution” (Stokely). And since the American Revolution, it has greeted the immigrants coming to the New York Harbor, guarenting freedom and opportunity to them. The Statue of Liberty is a 151 foot-tall building, that indicates…

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    attitudes on immigration found in the forms of poetry and political cartoons. While in many ways these can be similar in content to prose and photographic sources, these new forms of primary documents provide some additional information and tone that other documents do not fully capture. Through this media one might grasp more fully the attitudes of the author and the public at the time, in ways mere prose or photographs might miss. The first poem, a sonnet entitled The New Colossus, written…

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    The New Colossus Essay

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    “The New Colossus” is a poem written by Emma Lazarus to help raise money for the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. The poem was critically acclaimed and was put on the bottom of the Statue of Liberty. This poem is an important part of our U.S history and why we are such a diverse nation today. The theme of the poem talks about unity and uses symbolism to convey the theme. The theme of the poem is unity. This theme is relevant to the poem because the poem was created for the intention of…

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    1. Marge Piercy, “Barbie Doll” 2. Edna St. Vincent Millay, “What Lips My Lips Have Kissed” 3. Sylvia Plath, “Daddy” The three poems show the dissatisfaction the women get form their lives based on views of men in their lives. Their actions and feelings are based on how the masculine characters in their lives have impacted them. The poems project various feelings of depression, fear, anger and sadness as the different women reflect on their lives. The poem ‘daddy’ shows the narrator’s…

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    In “Lazarus, Emma (1849-1887)” Emma Lazarus’s writes in her sonnet “the New Colossus”, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free…” (Par. 1). Engraved within the Statue of Liberty, the icon of freedom, this sonnet defines the country of the United States. Even before its independence from Britain, the America was vastly recognized as the land of opportunity for those seeking a better life for themselves and their families. Emigrating by the thousands, many…

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    The New Colossus Essay

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    Have you ever seen The Statue of Liberty or read the poem “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus? Have you wondered what the meaning of the poem means? Well continue reading, you’ll get a better understanding of what the poem means. Why some groups immigrated to America, like Irish, German, and Chinese. Learn about their experiences in America. Hear testimonials of real immigrants about their feeling when they first came to America and saw The Statue of Liberty. If the meaning behind the poem…

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    In “Lazarus, Emma (1849-1887)” Emma Lazarus’s writes in her sonnet “the New Colossus”, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free…” (Par. 1). Engraved within the Statue of Liberty, the icon of freedom, this sonnet defines the United States of America. Even before its independence from Britain, the United States was widely known as land of opportunity for those seeking a better life for themselves and their families. Emigrating by the thousands, many immigrants,…

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