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    and the archetype has littered the media throughout time, appearing everywhere from biblical texts to comic books. El Cid is an underdog himself, and, despite being centuries old, is no exception to people’s love of underdogs. In fact, he is so relatable to the people of Spain that his beliefs in regards to minorities were successfully used to support both the Inquisition and the Fascist regime. The perception of the monarchy as incompetent because of their mistreatment of El Cid within the text positions him as an underdog, and this position encourages the reader to…

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    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…

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    El Cid was born in Vivar del Cid, Spain. He was born in 1040 and he died on July 10, 1099 in Valencia Spain his death was more than likely caused by a famine. Rodrigo was a Castilian noble man and a Military leader in Spain. Many people called him El Cis which meant the Lord. He was born into a poor family and was brought to serv King Ferdinand’s Son, Sancho. He worked hard enough to be the commander and rule armiger regis of Castile in 1065. He led his army against the rulers of the kingdoms of…

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    Cid Vs American

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    Flying Sword In this essay I have chosen to compare the Cid Ruy Diaz de Vivar with Superman, a fictional character, a comic book superhero and famous movies. The legend of El Cid sits in the era of the Middle Ages around the twelfth century, when society was divided into fiefs or kingdoms preceded by a King, who dominated a given territory and engaged in the defense and protection of its people. The subjects, in turn, pay taxes to contribute to the King in such objectives. El Cid was not a…

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    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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