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  • Charles Williams Research Paper

    Charles Williams is one of the most eccentric, odd, and influential writers to have ever lived. He lived a very eventful life and managed to influence many writers not only in his time, but even to this day. He demonstrates his influence through his personal life and personality, his writings, and his theology. Charles Williams managed to change literature and theology through his unique viewpoints that he has gained through his odd life experiences. Charles Williams was one of the strangest writers of his time, and certainly the oddest of the Inklings. To examine why he was such an influential writer we must first look at his personal life. Charles Williams was born in London in 1886. Unlike many writers of his time, Charles Williams preferred…

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  • C. S. R. Lewis Analysis

    C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien are considered to be two of the greatest authors of the last century. Ralph C. Wood in his article “Conflict and Convergence on Fundamental Matters in C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien” analyzes the stylistic and philosophical differences between these two authors. His article focuses on the correlation between an author’s philosophy and writings. Although Wood makes valid arguments he is clearly biased towards Tolkien, therefore affecting his credibility. Wood…

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  • Cs Lewis Reflection

    C.S. Lewis has had a profound impact on my heart, mind and soul. I was first introduced to this great Christian thinker the fall of my junior year in high school. I decided to join an honors English course that focused on analyzing, discussing and writing about the 20th century group of writers known as the Inklings. To be fair, this type of course was not my forte. To pursue academic excellence from a liberal arts perspective was I was quite satisfied being a flat, one dimensional easy…

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  • The Fascinating Story Behind J. R. R. Tolkien's Writing Analysis

    of the TCBS had encouraged him to move forward with his stories, and now that most of them were gone, he felt he had to go through with it to honor their memories. The TCBS was one group that left an impact on Tolkien and his writings. Another society that had a profound influence on Tolkien were the Inklings, who formed after the end of WWI. Tolkien one said, while talking about the Inklings and the support they gave him, “”What I owe them is incalculable…”” (Becker 36). The Inklings listened…

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  • Dorothy Sayers Are Women Human Analysis

    One of the many writers occasionally involved in the Oxford literary group The Inklings was Dorothy L. Sayers. The Inklings met weekly to enjoy each other’s company and discuss their latest writing endeavors (Zaleski). As a woman, she was not only a minority in the group but also as a scholar and Oxford graduate as well. The Inklings influenced each other’s writings and brought forth the creativity in each other. Dorothy L. Sayers was born in Oxford, England on 13 June 1893 to Helen Mary Sayers…

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  • Gender Identity In Intersex

    This quote stood out to me because it rivals the proposed basis of the book. The summary of the book presents the idea that Middlesex was written with the intent to challenge gender norms and the concept of gender identity as a whole; this quote, however, demonstrates an acceptance of these norms and little questioning on how gender identity is determined. Eugenides in earlier and later sections of the book portrays Cal with male stereotypes, such as being into bloody literature or the fact that…

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  • Comparing The Federalist And Anti-Federalists

    When the three branches of government were coming into existence, one could only hope that the Founding Fathers intended them to help serve balance in our government rather than give opportunities for certain people to oppress a minority or weaker entity. There is an emphasis on hope because history has confirmed our government’s capacity to corrupt circumstances of power for statesman and tyrants alike. Both the Federalists and Anti-federalists cast arguments against the system, deeming certain…

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  • C. S. Lewis: The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe

    Mythology. In The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, protagonist Lucy Pevensie's first encounter in Narnia is with a faun named Mr. Tumnus. In Aslan’s army, there are fauns, griffons, and centaurs. In the White Witch’s army, there are cyclops and minotaurs. After finishing his studies, Lewis stayed at Oxford and became a tutor of English at Oxford’s Magdalen College, where he began teaching in 1925. (Belmonte.) It was at this point where Lewis’ would go through the experiences that would…

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  • My Nursing Career Goal

    My career goal is to become a registered nurse in the state of Oregon. I plan on attending Portland Community College and receiving my Degree of Arts. I then plan on transferring to a applicable Nursing program. In the near feature I would like to transfer into one of the nursing programs at University of Portland and San Francisco State University. Since I was a child I have always had an inkling that I was destined to be some sort of doctor, nurse, or medical practitioner. The idea of helping…

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  • Healthy People Research Paper

    of our current plan. Whereas the threat of an Ebola outbreak is not beyond reason, so many other medical issues are at the forefront of healthcare in the United States in a much more prominent manner. Additionally, the hysteria of a health crisis large or small is always magnified by the discussions which take place. In the age of social media the actions that take place at the inkling of something like the Ebola virus will cause other issues affecting the nation in its entirety. An…

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