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  • The Epic Of Gilgamesh: A Reexamination Of The Epic

    What is adventure? A reexamination The Epic of Gilgamesh The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the best Epic’s every written. Gilgamesh was a king with a lot of power. Before the story he was basically a tyrant to all his people. He was not a good king at the time before this Epic took place. Although plenty of things made him into a great man later in the story. I believe the most important segments of Gilgamesh is that it showed death can be a good thing in the early meeting with Enkidu, the…

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  • Dragon Short Story

    deafening roar and it sounded like it was coming from down the long corridor that led to the highest room in the tallest tower. The only thing that could make that noise in the castle could be Sal. “SSSSAAAALLLL!!!!” her parents roared as they were hurrying to the spot at which they heard the noise. Sal replied, with a softer roar this time, “Help…

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  • Why Introspection: Why Good Time Management Is Important?

    - Thomas Fuller Have you ever speculated how it is that some people seem to have a sufficient amount time to do everything that they want to, whereas others are always hurrying from task to task, and never seem to finish anything? Is it just that the former have less to do? No, it’s much more likely that they are using their time more effectively and practicing good time management skills. It is advisable that you should carry out introspection occasionally and voluntarily without looking for…

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  • Favorite Text In The Iliad

    by invoking the muse to help him tell the tale correctly. He then blames a multitude of Achaean deaths on Achilles. “Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans. Many a brave soul did it send hurrying down to Hades, and many a hero did it yield a prey to dogs and vultures, for so were the counsels of Jove fulfilled from the day on which the son of Atreus, king of men, and great Achilles, first fell out with one another”(Book 1 Lines 1-?).…

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  • Oumar's Journey

    Resting on the edge of the Niger River in the usual searing heat of Timbuktu, Fatima, daughter of a village trader Oumar and his wife Awa, quietly ponders about her father and his current pilgrimage to Mecca alongside Musa Keita I and 72,000 other men. Oumar was individually selected by the Mansa himself for this journey, and as important as the pilgrimage is, Fatima cannot help but to feel perturbed by her father’s absence. Awa and Fatima have uniformly quarreled with each other for the past…

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  • The Midnight Ride Of Paul Revere Analysis

    “Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere...” (Longfellow par. 1). These words by Longfellow seem to spring into the mind when looking at The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere by Grant Wood. Grant Wood’s painting presents an idealized portrayal of a well-known event in American history in a time when when America had lost its luster. Upon first looking at the painting, the eye is drawn immediately to the church that stands in the foreground. The white church…

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  • Jane Hirshfield A Tree Poem

    Jane Hirshfield is connected to nature at her home in Marin County, California this is where she gets her inspiration for her poems. Hirshfield published “Tree” in 2000 as a free verse poem, breaking it into 4 stanzas and 4 sentences to convey the nature world. The poem represents a “young redwood” (line 2) that is growing near a house, near a kitchen window. The redwood is already scraping against the window frame of the house, reminding the reader of the “foolish” (line 1) idea of letting it…

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  • Essay Comparing Marvell's Flea And To His Coy Mistress

    Since the dawn of civilized society, men have been attempting to persuade women into intimate relationships. Only in the last hundred years has a woman’s purity stopped being directly correlated to her value as person, and only in the last fifty years, though still stigmatized by some, have women been able to enjoy the pleasure of sex without the commitment of marriage and not have the act be a life ruining choice. While today we might attribute this to the woman’s rights movement, and rightly…

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  • Ways To Hone Your Intuitive Skills By Andrea Thiel Connell

    Ways to Hone Your Intuitive Skills By Andrea Thiel Connell | Submitted On May 03, 2010 Recommend Article Article Comments Print Article Share this article on Facebook Share this article on Twitter 1 Share this article on Google+ Share this article on Linkedin Share this article on StumbleUpon Share this article on Delicious Share this article on Digg 1 Share this article on Reddit Share this article on Pinterest Expert Author Andrea Thiel Connell Although we like to think that our…

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  • Narrative Essay: The Story Of Isabella's Home

    As the note, slid to the floor beside her feet. Tear drops slid down Isabella’s face. She stared into the fire lost, confused and alone as she reminisced on the past few months……… Being, the youngest daughter of one of the country’s, most influential men. Isabella never had a normal childhood. Sheltered by her father and three sisters; she felt trapped and never truly herself. Her father, Warth, was a wealthy merchant and was traditional, in every aspect of his life and proud of the customs of…

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