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  • Personal Narrative: My Crucifix Necklace

    There are many important objects that people use on a day to day basis. Whether the object would be a car that is used to get around places or a cell phone which gives you access to connect with your close ones. These objects are a reliable source to one’s self because it get them through the day including mine. Even though writing about either one of these objects will be an interesting task, I decided to choose any everyday object that has a deeper meaning to me. The object I’ll be speaking…

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  • How Did Capital Punishment Changes After Ivan The Terrible

    and take over the throne. Peter the Great sent his half sister, Sophia, off to the Novodevichy Convent when she tried to stage a coupe in 1682. Peter had the men who had tried to help her, the Streltsy, over hung outside of her room. They were left there to rot and smell. Her room was close enough to where the bodies were hung, that she could smell the rotting flesh. Sophia would later die in the Convent in 1689. One similarity that can be made between Ivan and Peter is they both were…

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  • Why Is Galileo Important To The World

    Galileo was a man with confidence in what he believed in, but how did he express that? As Galileo Galilei once said “I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use”(BrainyQuote.com). In this essay, I will describe Galileo’s life, his revolutionary idea and how his idea worked, and its importance to the world. Revolutionary ideas are not easy to come by, They are even harder to make into a reality.…

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  • Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz Essay

    that women should not be reliant on a man, for they are completely capable without. Her parents were never married, and neither were other women in her life, so she saw female independence first hand. This was evident when she decided to join the convent instead marrying off. She also claimed to be a virgin that was free of a man in many writings (“Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz." Feminist). Because of the recurring theme of freedom in her works, she has become known as a precursor of the…

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  • How Does Shakespeare Develop The Theme Of Unrequited Love Ophelia

    Explain how Shakespeare uses literary elements (irony, tone, mood) to develop two or more themes in the text. Use evidence from the text to support your explanation. Has your heart ever been broken? In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, how could Hamlet be so cruel to Ophelia? Ophelia told Laertes that Hamlet was touching her waist and kissing her. Later on Hamlet told Ophelia that he no longer loved her. Throughout the play Shakespeare uses irony, mood, and tone to develop the themes of unrequited love…

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  • The Eclipsed Script

    Eclipsed Script Research Danai Gurira author of the award winning playwright, The Eclipsed was born in Iowa on February 14 1978, then until the age of five when her parents decided to move to Zimbabwe where she was raised there for most of her life. She was raised during a time where the country was granted their independence and was a just starting out as new nation. The economic status of the country was low because they had just come out of a war and was trying to rebuild. Her economic…

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  • Religious Scholar F. Ellen Weaver Summary

    movement without emphasizing the strength and character of the women who were prominent in it.” In order to understand the case of Port-Royal, one must examine issues of gender because they directly and significantly impacted the persecution of the convent, the methods of defense employed by the nuns and Jansenist sympathizers, and, after the convent’s destruction in 1709, its…

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  • Mother Cabrini Research Paper

    Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, Mother Cabrini, was an Italian saint who was sent to America to help the immigrants. She took a stand for all the immigrants by helping and taking care of them when others didn’t, and because of that, she became the first American saint. Frances, or Francesca, was born on July 15, 1850 in S’ant Angelo Lodigiano. Her parents were Agostino Cabrini and Stella Oldini. (Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus). Her family was a very nice, but poor family.…

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  • Years Of Persecution

    “In Germany they came for the communists, and I didn’t speak up… They came for the Jews, and I didn’t speak up… Then they came for me, and by that time no one was left to speak up.” Reverend Martin Niemoller wrote these impactful words in 1946 addressing group responsibility for the Nazi’s actions during their regime. Perhaps inspired by the same words Saul Friedländer would come address similar topics in his historical narrative Nazi Germany and the Jews Volume I: The Years of Persecution,…

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  • The Handmaids Chapter Summaries

    eradicate normal human activities of the pre-war period. Atwood infuses the scene with sights and smells and sexuality of teenagers of the past era by emphasizing sense imagery. Harking further into the past to medieval times, when women were immured in convents, the reference to palimpsest recalls the copyists' method of erasing old…

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