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  • Metropolis Film Analysis

    The general premise of the film Metropolis relies on the duality and segregation that causes tension within the film. The duality of the films animation style can suggest a metaphorical description of the separated society. This brewing tension within the story stems from reactionary circumstances due to causations of tyrannical government, militant and radical forces within the segregated city of Metropolis. Although there is an obvious wealth and power imbalance that separates the city from…

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  • Gender Inequality In Greek Mythology Essay

    Gender Inequalities in Greek mythology and Greek society Just like all the other paces on the planet, men ruled the earth with an iron fist. I am ashamed to say that we as men treated women like second class citizens all through out history; the ancient Greeks were no different, this is just one example amongst many crawl deeds of men. Greek society was dominated by the wealthy, if you were a wealthy woman you had it bad but if you were a female peasant your life was a living nightmare. Greek…

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  • Morgan Le Fay Character Analysis

    Jill M. Hebert considers the duality of Morgan Le Fay in her book Morgan Le Fay, Shapeshifter. Hebert explains that the contradicting characterizations of Morgan stem from authorial manipulation; in each story that mentions Morgan, the author has slightly changed her character traits and personality to fit the author's vision of who she should be. Morgan is a complex legend and that is exactly why Hebert claims that to limit her as either a witch or a goddess would be undermining who she is. Her…

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  • Ada Lovelace And The Analytical Engine

    Ada Lovelace Ada Lovelace was a mathematician and writer from England who is commonly known as the first computer programmer. Ada worked with Charles Babbage on his Analytical Engine, a proposed mechanical, general-purpose computer and the beginnings of computer programming. Her notes included the first of what is now known as an algorithm. She is the only legitimate child of the Romantic poet, Lord Byron. ==Young Life and Education== Ada Lovelace was born Augusta Ada Byron King on December…

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  • Vacuous Socialite In The Great Gatsby

    r to blind herself from her own destruction in which she created. She caused the death of Gatsby and Myrtle and she doesn 't feel bad about it. She ruined not only those two lives but she permanently damaged the lives of the people who surrounded Jay and Myrtle. Yet, she feels nothing when she does this. In conclusion, Daisy Buchanan is a vacuous socialite whose decisions lead to the destruction of both Jay Gatsby and Myrtle Wilson. In The Great Gatsby we come to find out that Daisy and Tom…

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  • Art Analysis: Titan's Olympia, An Oil On Olympia '

    Knowing that Manet has chosen to use Titans model for his painting, he leaves out a lot of the techniques titian makes his painting feel warm and inviting to the viewer. Titan paints Venus as a seductive enchantress of the nude. Making her appear warm and inviting and not overly bearing staring at the viewer, but hinting at the viewer to come in closer. Where Manet has painted his Olympia overbearing to the viewer, staring directly at the viewer and not making…

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  • Examples Of Admirability In The Odyssey

    Different societies have different views on the favorability of some traits over others. However, there are similarities in what each society believes is admirable. In the fictional epic poem “The Odyssey,” by Homer, the reader can see what ancient Greek society views as admirable. The character traits that were most admired by the ancient Greeks were intelligence, pride/reputation, and loyalty because they were frequently used, characters respected these traits, and they were important to many…

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  • The Great Gatsby Is A Tale Of Hopelessness Analysis

    “‘The Great Gatsby’ is at its heart, a tale of hopelessness.” Discuss this quote, illuminating your discussion with reference to other critical views and relevant context. Despite the Great Gatsby being considered the ‘Great American Novel’, Fitzgerald uses the dream of the aspiring Jay Gatsby to illuminate the limits of American opportunity and the illusion of the American Dream. Throughout the novel Jay Gatsby, consumed by the cultivation of image, exhibits an outrageous display of status…

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  • The Arthurian Legend: Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

    The Arthurian Legend is a collection of various stories which revolve around King Arthur, one of the legendary kings of Britain. These stories vary in their versions, interpretations, and spelling of names but their essences remain the same. They regale us with tales of the time prior to King Arthur’s conception to his rise to kinghood, tales of his adventures with his Knights of the Round Table, tales of the adulterous romance that occurred between his queen, Guinevere, and his knight and…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between The Epic Of Gilgamesh And The Odyssey

    Both The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Odyssey are epic poems that portray protagonists’ journeys. While reading both epics, a reader can observe characteristics and situations that parallel one another in both of the poems. Although there are differences between the two characters and their voyages, there are similarities among them that ultimately lead them to discover their true purpose. Throughout the epics, both protagonists’ perspectives on the meaning of life change based on the obstacles and…

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