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  • Gender And Violence In The Mabinogi Literary Analysis

    Gloria Steinem once opined, “[a] feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.” Steinem renovated American journalism through being influential on expressing the improving the treatment of women in workplaces through her involvement in the feminist movements of the late 1960’s and 1970’s. Her domineering emotional strength as an independent female character connects similarity to even other beings. In the Four Branches of the Mabinogi, Pwyll encounters a…

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  • Suicide Squad: The Supervillain Industry

    The marketing for the highly anticipated group of criminals, monsters and supervillains has been slowly amping up as it nears the release date. Suicide Squad is DC Extended Universe’s big move that promises to be bigger when it hits theaters. With cast members like Jared Leto, Harley Quinn and Will Smith, the movie is expected to be a big hit. With Suicide Squad’s theatrical release only a few weeks away, the supervillain ensemble and cast members are already taking their characters to various…

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  • Ilura Sacrifice

    When I was reading enchantress from the stars, I noticed a pretty constant theme of sacrifice throughout the whole book. What with Ilura sacrificing her life for the mission, Terwyn sacrificing his life after attacking the soldiers, and Elana Willing to sacrifice her life for the mission if necessary. In the first example, When Ilura sacrifices herself to avoid discovery of the ship. Not only does she feel that sacrifice, but everyone who was on the mission felt the pain of that loss. Elana’s…

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  • Lord Bertilak In The Green Knight

    Right in the beginning, readers are introduced to a menacing, giant green warrior that immediately intimidate Arthur, Gawain, and the rest of the Knights. So many thoughts run through the readers mind as they try to contemplate the mysteries of this towering foe. It 's safe to assume that this green giant is the antagonist that would eventually oppose the protagonist, Sir Gawain in some way shape or form. That just so happens to be the case when it 's revealed that the scary looking green knight…

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  • Bizet's Carmen Character Analysis

    Introduction to Opera Compare the characters of Carmen and Micaëla in Carmen. What are the differences between them, how is this expressed in the music, and do you think the outcome is inevitable? Introduction Bizet's Carmen is an Opera in four acts, first performed at the Opéra-Comique in Paris on 3 March with a plot based on the 1845 novella by Mérimée. Today it stands as one of the most popular french operas of all time.The Opera explores the relationship between the enchanting Carmen and…

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  • Cassius Dio Cleopatra

    seem to relent and reconsider his stand point on Cleopatra. Comparatively, neither Horace nor Augustus make any attempt to speak of her beauty, but rather of how she is in personality, with both coming to an agreement that she is some sort of 'enchantress'. However, Plutarch suggests that Cleopatra was provocative, which is also insinuated in Cassius' passage, as she would sneak into the palace at night, which suggests sexual undertones due to all the references made in the passage beforehand.…

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  • Venezuelan Culture

    Imagine for a second if you could pay your semester by paying only six teen USD. That is the reality for most of the Venezuelan people who are studying abroad. A grant that is given by just being a Venezuelan citizen. A Venezuelan government institution that is paying almost everything of the fees of every Venezuelan that is abroad. This government institution named CADIVI (according to its initials Currency Administration Commission) gives the opportunity for Venezuelans to study abroad for…

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  • Blonde Theory In Disney Movies

    While watching a movie maybe like Disney or Pixar have ever noticed little cameos of pervious characters in new movies. Some appearances might be a mere nod to another story just for the sake of a reference. While others seem to confirm the existence of a timeline shared by several movies. There are various theories about how Disney movies are connected. But there is a network of connections between Frozen, Tangled, Beauty and the Beast, Tarzan, and The Little Mermaid. So how are the movies…

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  • What Are The Similarities Between Superman And Suicide Squad?

    The movie’s events happened before the “Batman v Superman.” The feared Suicide Squad will include Joker (Jared Leto), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Deadshot (Will Smith), Slipknot (Adam Beach), Boomerang (Jai Courtney), Katana (Karen Fukuhara), Enchantress (Cara Delevingne), Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), Killer Croc (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) and El Diablo ( Jay Hernandez). All of this said villains were placed by Batman in the Belle Reve Prison. This dangerous cast will be sent on covert missions…

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  • Journey Of Death Of Odysseus In Homer's Odyssey

    Journey of Death Odysseus is the said hero in Homer’s epic The Odyssey, though his actions speak louder than his words. The Odyssey is the returning journey of Odysseus for ten years with an additional ten years from the Trojan War. On his journey he finds monsters, beasts, and gods. He also kills every single person in his crew “on accident”. Although Homer intended to portray Odysseus as a hero, he does not deserve the title of hero because of his self-centeredness causing his crew an…

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