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  • Manhood Heroes In Hollywood Movies

    2.1 Oversea Research The author Richard Sparks discussed the relationship between manhood and heroic roles in some popular movies. She researched that movies how to beautify and glorify hero's sufferings and struggles, which reflected the qualities and virtues of man. In addition, there are some positive evaluations about the manhood heroes in the classic movie, including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. Because of the attraction of hero’s charming, the audience admire the hero in…

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  • Create Smart Machines With Ethics Summary

    TL;DR – Smart machines need to be used with ethics in mind or have ethics included as part of the design. The Gartner article “Create Smart Machines With Ethics in Their 'Minds '” (Buytendijk, & Andrews, 2015) examines how ethics should be included within the programming of smart machines. The article describes five levels of ethical programming. Level 0 is where ethics in not part of the programming of a device or software. The idea behind level 0 is the devices must perform as described,…

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  • Compare And Contrast Santiago In The Old Man And The Sea

    Hook: The definition of a hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities (“Hero”). B. Link: In The Old Man and the Sea, Santiago encounters many challenging events in which he overcomes. Through his accomplishments, Santiago’s actions display a man who is courageous, determined, and humble. On the other hand, there is Henry Fleming who enlisted in the war to become a hero, but by the end of The Red Badge of Courage, Henry remains a coward…

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  • Gilgamesh And Hospitality Analysis

    An epic is a long narrative novel that is designed in an elevated style that deals with the trials and achievement of great heroes. The virtues that are celebrated in the novel are of national, military, religion, and political as well as historical significance. For instance, Odyssey is one of the earliest epic that is still in existence in a number of ways. The epic of Odyssey opens with the subject and the statements of Muse who identifies the techniques that is associated with trials and…

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  • Who Is The Protagonist In Beowulf

    The Bible is the religious book with an unbelievable history. In the very beginning many people were not able to read the bible because it was not written in their language. The Bible is split up in the Old Testimony and the New Testimony. It was until King James that the Bible was translated to English. It took 52 scholars and several days until they were and to translate the entire text. In our textbooks we are presented with 4 excerpts on this translated version. The 1611 King James Version…

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  • Woman In Art Observation

    Throughout my visit to the Hirshhorn Museum there were many video, drawing, and sculpture pieces that really struck me. However, the one instillation that spoke to me the most was a performance piece called “Woman in E” by Ragnar Kjartansson. While I was walking around the museum I kept hearing this ominous and melancholy guitar strum. I originally had thought it was some odd music playing over the sound system to give the entire museum an eerie feel - however, as I kept walking the sound got…

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  • Ethos Pathos Logos In The Cove

    Dolphin Slaughter in Taiji About 23,000 dolphins are being killed each year in the town of Taiji, in Japan. Not only they are killed, but their meat is also sold in the Japanese market and given in schools, even though it contains high levels of mercury. The film The Cove uses logos, pathos and ethos to effectively persuade their audience to seek some type of action from the audience to protect the lives of dolphins and to inform people on what is going on in the town of Taiji. The film The Cove…

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  • Beowulf By Seamus Heaney: Poem Analysis

    Top of Individuals always go through obstacles; that’s part of life. There is always a decision to be made. Whether, it is to be a positive or a negative decision. On these hard situations, people believe fate is in their hands. Fate is a predetermined event and it is often caused by a supernatural force. While others don’t believe that. In the poem, “Beowulf” translated by Seamus Heaney, the concept of fate is introduced and fate follows the protagonist throughout the poem. Beowulf was…

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  • The Descent Of Alette Poem Analysis

    Alice Notley’s The Descent of Alette is an epic poem that shows the relationship between gender, sex, and the human body. By doing so, Notley challenges the traditional form of an epic poem through her use of a female hero and a series of lyric poems that create an epic poem. Here, we see two sets of binaries: female hero/male hero and lyric poem/epic poem. Additionally, these binaries are a function of hierarchy. By resisting traditional binaries, Notley shows equality through an open space for…

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  • Reflective Essay: What Makes An Expert

    In evaluating my own writing, I suffer from both seeing it the way I envision it and being overly critical. I find it hard to evaluate my strengths. Though I have learned through this course, I realize that I still have much work ahead of me. My main difficulties with each essay are forming my thesis statements and topic sentences, finding the right words to convey my point, organization and a few grammatical weaknesses. My initial thesis statements were weak. In the first graded essay (the…

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