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    between the English language and the Italian language. First of all, what is denoted by the terms English language and Italian language and where are these languages used. The free dictionary defines the term English language as” an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries.” It is estimated that three hundred and thirty five million (335,000,000) people uses this language, worldwide. On the other hand, the term Italian language is described as the official language of main land Italy, and approximately sixty million (60,000,000) people uses…

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    Italian Language Myths

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    There are many myths that are true and others false. Some language myths that you might have heard of are Italian is Beautiful, German is Ugly or Black Children are Verbally Deprived. In Italian is Beautiful, German is Ugly, the author explains to us that a language’s accent becomes more attractive either depending on the person who is talking. This demonstrates that a member of the opposite sex or who does the judging shows us that the values of this myth. As stated in the reading, “research…

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    Everyone started to trickle in and check their bags. There were parents there to say their goodbyes and give last minute advice. Once everyone arrived, we all headed down to TSA security. I did not have any problems with security, so I headed to the gate to wait for the others. After 30 mins of waiting around in the terminal, we were off to Italy. “If you look out the left side of the plane, you will see the French Alps.”, said the Captain. He then repeated what he had just said, but now in…

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    Italian culture is steeped in to the arts, family, architecture, music and food, home of the Roman Empire and a major center of the renaissance; culture in the Italian peninsula has flourished for centuries. Here is an overview of “Italian customs” and traditions about 96% percent of the population of Italy is Italian though there are many other ethnicities that live in this country. North African, Arab, Albanian, German, Austrian and some other European groups fill out with a remainder of the…

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    people who read his work but his work itself created a whole wave of Dante impressionists. His works made an undoubtable impact on medieval literature and theology. The Divine Comedy is and was considered one of the greatest Italian works of literature. Dante is considered the father of the Italian language. His works and his legacy have continued to flourish even after his death on September 13th, 1321. Dante was born in Florence, Italy on May 21st, 1265. He was born into a family that was…

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    Contrapasso in Inferno by Dante Alighieri as Illustration of Justice Dante Alighieri, who lived from 1265 to 1321, was one of the major Italian poet and political figures during the Middle Ages period. He is particularly famous for a piece of literature which later made a major impact on the development of the Italian literature and the world literature – Divine Comedy, which he composed during the final years of his life. Dante 's Divine Comedy belongs to the list of the most gorgeous pieces…

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    Paramaribo is the country’s capital city, and oddly enough, is really nothing like the rest of South America. The national language of Suriname is Dutch, thanks to Dutch colonization of the area in the 16th century. There is also a mix of Creole and indigenous cultures here, making it a true melting pot. The entire downtown area is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, with such buildings as the Presidential Palace, Fort Zeelandia, and St. Peter and Paul Basilica all dating from the…

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    Research Paper On Italy

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    Italy’s Culture Ciao! This is Italian for “Hello!” The culture of Italy is a of particular interest to me because all of my dad’s side of the family is Italian and has Italian ancestry. My father’s Grandparents were born and raised in Italy, and spoke all Italian. Italy has the most romantic people in the whole word, just before Paris. Some cultural practices that they do in Italy, is that their most popular sport is “football” or soccer. Although my family is a Italian family, we don’t always…

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    Dante's Life

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    the beliefs and values of Dante are apparent; therefore, the reader grasps his view of the world, which is through the lens of Christianity. There are several references to aspects associated with Christianity, such as sin, hell, and Satan. Also, as taught in Humanities, Dante referenced the Trinity by the utilization of the number three. Dante believed corruption existed within The Church. “I know not if here I was too audacious that I only answered him in this strain, ‘Pray now tell me how…

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    Enisa Gutic Comment on a Canto from Dante’s Inferno different from the one you posted in the Discussion Board. Don’t give just a summary, but think about the organization of the canto, themes, depiction of characters, imagery. Dante Alighieri was one of the three fathers of Italian literature and he along with Boccaccio and Petrarch greatly impacted Italian culture and literature. All three had close ties to Florence. Dante is most known for “The Divine Comedy”. This epic poem “The Divine…

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