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    the people they represent, and resist the temptations of power. In The Education of Cyrus, Xenophon describes Cyrus as the embodiment of these traits, but Book 8 shows the Persian empire immediately disintegrating after his demise. It would seem that altruism and success as a leader are inadequate, and that Cyrus’ hopes of leaving a legacy disbanded along with his empire. Despite his empire’s lack of longevity, Cyrus was able to leave a legacy through his ability to create such a huge empire, though the qualities and virtues he possesses, and through the impression Cyrus left on Xenophon. Cyrus was legendary…

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    Did anyone know that Cyrus Mccormick invention has created over 4.5 million loaves of bread into Chicago? Cyrus was born in February 15, 1809 and at a young age Cyrus started inventing things for agriculture. His father worked on it for 22 years and a 22 year old kid came and finished the reaper. Cyrus has started a very worldwide and international company that is still known today. Cyrus wanted to create a company that will be remembered, and Cyrus has a brilliant invention the reaper. His…

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    In Balcer’s analysis of the Indo-European epics—in particular, the Behistun Inscription—he asserts that the nature of historiography as to how the panegyric text was formed through the methods of the scribal tradition detecting “the exposition…and the entire text as well possess[ing] numerous qualities of epic narrative and thematic development” (61). Yet, this continues as he finds the “epic form, based upon scattered kernels of historical oral traditions, produces a fictional narrative”, which…

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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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    Miley Cyrus Essay Thesis

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    Metamorphosis When the words “Disney Starlet” come to mind, what does the average person picture? Who do they envision? If millennials were asked this question ten years ago, a blonde haired, bubbly, Miley Cyrus, also known as Hannah Montana, would have come to mind for many. Ten years later, she portrays quite the opposite persona, going from Disney darling to outspoken, edgy it girl. Thesis (last sentence/ play around with this/ topic +claim + reasoning): Miley Cyrus elects to shed away from…

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    increasingly prevalent in child celebrities such as those featured on Disney Channel. This behavior, although not completely the fault of Walt Disney Studios, can be widely attributed to the loss of childhood and innocence of these young actors and actresses. At young ages, around 12 and sometimes younger, young actors and actresses are recruited by Walt Disney Studios to take on the task of becoming the newest Disney icon. They will become the faces…

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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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    Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and 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…

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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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