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  • The Crusades Justification

    How Misinterpretation of the Bible Helped the Justification of the Crusades. The Crusades were a series of expeditions undertaken by Christian holy men in the hopes of delivering holy places from Islamic tyranny (Douglas J. Potter). The popes felt that Europe should be under Christian unity, and the pressure that they felt from the Byzantine Empire threatened said unity, so they decided to send troops of men to free the land of the Byzantine Empire once again for the Christians. One would think that for a religion that is supposed to promote the teachings of Jesus, who said “But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; (Matthew…

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  • Wulf And Eadwacer Analysis

    As there is no correct translation of this poem, the translation by Henk Aertsen closely resembles the consensus of scholars interpreting the text and will validate how the syntax and structure of the poem support that there are only two characters involved in this story of love and loss. First, lines one and two introduces the situation between the speaker, a man and her people as she describes…

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  • Old Testament Textual Analysis

    archeology of the Old Testament and the geography and information about early civilizations from the Fertile Crescent to Palestine. Reading also included canonization of the Old Testament, the various translations that have arisen from different sources, the textual criticism that lead to these different translations, the geography of the Old Testament and the different periods of time from the ancient near east to the Roman Empire. The part of this reading that I found most interesting is how…

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  • Importance Of Lesson Plan

    input, I had the students’ take notes and I taught the definitions and importance of the vocabulary words and made sure to voice and visualize them. (CLPs are defined as those lecture points that have been deemed important by the teacher…” (Boyle 91). Proceeding into the guided practice the students were provided a worksheet and to wait for further instruction. As a class, we read and highlighted context clues in the poem, Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare. After reading the poem, we re-read it…

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  • Compare And Contrast Books And Movies

    Nowadays, if you ask a number of people if they prefer ‘books or movies’, it’s most certain that, there will be an extensive collection of different answers. For many centuries books have been the biggest source of stories that human kind has, but now, things are changing. Today’s way to get introduced to a new story is, to watch a movie. The demand for movies is constantly increasing, so, why do some people still read books? Why do a countless number of people like to watch movies? There are…

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  • A Temporary Matter, Interpreter Of Maladies By Jhumpa Lahiri

    From the fortune tellers in the ancient time to weather reporters we have now, people’s curiosities in their nature stimulate them to explore the coming unknowns, and the expectations they put on the future events are usually based on two things: what they wish for and what they know about. Since the former is highly subjective, and the latter is often limited, things don’t always turn out to be what we thought they would be. In “A Temporary Matter”, “Interpreter of Maladies” and “The Blessed…

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  • Sign Language Interpreter

    Interpreters were families and friends of individuals that knew some of the language and would volunteer their time to assist with translation. Interpreters were used “informally” for all language needs (p.1). America started using language interpreters in the 1930’s after the creation of the United Nations, and even more so after World War II. However sign language interpreters took a little longer to develop. It was not until the 1970’s that state legislations were starting to represent the…

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  • Analysis Of A Noiseless Patient Spider By Walt Whitman

    Walt Whitman wrote a poem about making connections from the perspective of a spider and his soul. Using both literal and figurative observations he shows the conflicts each face and how both overcome their difficulties. Why would his soul struggle to make connections? How will observing a spider help with this challenge when both are so different? What has impelled the poet to have an observer watch the spider? What significance does writing in the literal and then the figurative tense have on…

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  • Emily Butler Feminist Analysis

    The category of “women” used in a feminist context is rejected by Butler because it creates ground for over generalization, and thus, would misrepresent individuals of that category that leads to the public’s misinterpretation of them in turn. The language and wording used in which to supposedly unify a group of people with similar characteristics turn out to generate resistance and factionalization. The term “women” could hold certain meanings and be understood as something different at face…

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  • Fresh Fruit Broken Bodies Analysis

    First provide health care and must be offered quality care to all patients. Another solution is excluding the language barrier by employing interpreters because is communication is fundamental for example having a translator during the process would make everything much simpler and easier and the patient would leave happy. For example In Chapter five Bernardo one of the people Holmes wrote about. Bernardo was suffering from chronic, and continuous stomachache that made it hard for him to eat,…

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