El Cid

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  • The Song Of The Cid Analysis

    The Song of the Cid was composed during a time of major change and chaos. Christian rulers were compelled to reclaim previous Christian lands in Spain from the Muslims. Through these proceedings, the relationships between Christians, Jews, and Muslims were tested in order to maintain set social boundaries. These social boundaries, however, were not absolute in reality as depicted in The Song of the Cid. Instead, Jews and Muslims present more a of a caricature view in The Song of the Cid. In this essay, I am going to examine how Jews and Muslims were presented in The Song of the Cid, and contrast those views with how Jews and Muslims actually interacted with Christians in this period. While the author of The Song of the Cid included a number…

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  • Analysis: Candide Leaves For Cunegonde

    El Dorado differs from Europe in that they don’t have a religion, have no need for material wealth, and all work together cohesively, instead of warring over pieces of land. 10. What is the significance of the “six kings” (Chap. 26) The six kings were thrown in to the story for Voltair to make a point that power is not definite. All six of the kings were once in power, but in the end, Candide gives the most amount of charity (pg. 76) and the kings remain obscure beggars. 11. What does "We must…

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  • The Characteristics Of Gilgamesh: A Hero As A Hero

    A hero can be classified by many things. A hero can be superman, a police officer, and even your mom, but what makes a hero. Is it someone who can fly or shoot laser beams from their eyes or someone who saves a baby from a burning building. I’ll admit some of these characteristics are far-fetched since I don’t know anyone who can fly or randomly saves babies on a normal day. All heroes, including super ones all, have something in common, they're admired for their courage or an outstanding thing…

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  • Response To The Colonel's Poem

    It 's not hard to understand the plot of this poem or the language, though it can be hard to stomach the truths that it waves in your face. The image of the ears can be disturbing, but we get the full force of the message. The Americans have entered the house of a colonel in El Salvador during the civil war in the late 1970s. The Colonel captures the brutality of the people in El Salvador at the hands of the high ranking military man and uncovers the hidden inhuman treatment of the people in…

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  • Fanaticism In Tartuffe Essay

    During the Age of Enlightenment, thinkers believed in reason, liberty, and scientific methods instead of tradition and religion. Many writers published their works that stated the problems of the misuse of religion and the importance of critical thinking. Moliere was one of writers during the Age of Enlightenment, known mostly for his comedy. He was a French play writer who wrote the comedy Tartuffe, which shows the concept of religious hypocrisy, ignorance and fanaticism. In the drama, he…

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  • Analysis Of Vega's Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard In San Salvador

    character Vega, who is an art history professor that comes back to El Salvador to attend his mother’s funeral in exchange for his fair share of her will she left behind for him and his brother. While being in El Salvador for fifteen days Vega meets up with his so called friend named Moya at a bar called La Lumbre. They decided to meet up in the evening in regards to bar being a pleasant time during the hours from five to seven to discuss Vega’s anger towards El Salvador. However, Vega ended up…

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  • El Salvador History

    The Conquest The history of El Salvador begins with the time period in which indigenous people resided in the country. According to Roy Boland, in Culture and Customs of El Salvador, The Spanish conquered El Salvador in 1524; the spanish found the country was divided into three states (13). The spaniards hegemonic influence finally converted El Salvador into a Spanish colony after twenty six years of indigenous resistance(Boland 14). Such conquest brought violence, diseases, and poverty to the…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Distracted Driving

    injuries that easily could have been prevented. This public service announcement (PSA) from El Colombiano newspaper illustrates the dangerous reality of texting and driving by addressing both drivers and young adults through the use of text, imagery, and emphasis. At first glance, the PSA is simple and does not seem to mean much of anything. Most of the space is empty except for a bar in…

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  • The Consequences Of Gun Violence

    Laws have been enforced to reduce the incidence, but the second step to solve this problem is education. Education is a step that should be taken to teach people the consequences of gun violence and ways to reduce this violence. In developed countries, educating people on gun violence has been done but not to a point that has an effect. Parades and marches for gun control has helped, but it's not teaching the rest of the non-participant anything. In less developed countries like El Salvador, the…

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  • Voltaire's Use Of Optimism In Candide

    One of the topics reoccurring in the story is the association of greed. In Candide’s adventure, he stumbles upon the lost of city of El Dorado, where the city is made entirely out of gold and the people live in utopian society. Sadden that this perfect society lacked his love; he leaves the city to continue his search for Cunegonde and is given rarities from the island to aid him. These rarities consist of gold, diamond, etc. which lead to problems. He was robbed in multiple occasions and he was…

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