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  • Abstinence: The Most Important Cases Of Teen Pregnancy

    The effect teen pregnancy has on the mothers in substantial, from conception to life after birth. How do most cases of teen pregnancy occur? Adolescent females are likely to answer either out of “readiness” or peer pressure. In the case of “readiness”, we describe readiness as feeling as if you are mature enough to make the responsible decision to have sex, and understanding and accepting the responsibility of practicing safe sex, for not only you but for your partner as well. One the other hand…

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  • Roman Republican Coinage Analysis

    coinage saw scenes illustrating pride and glory in their place. Around 110 BCE the ‘Roma’ head began to disappear, to be replaced with deities and legendary heroes. Catalogued between 110-44 BCE were varied types of minted coins, featuring Jupiter, Juno, and Mars frequently. The coins of this period show extreme syncretism, with symbols such as tridents and sceptres being added to portraits of deities not usually depicted with those items. Luce suggests that this is ‘intended not as means of…

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  • Anthropomorphism In Virgil's The Natural History

    only instance of an insect to human metamorphosis throughout Ovid’s poem. The story begins with Cephalus seeking for king Aeacus’ help in the Athenian war against Crete, while Aeacus agrees to help him, he narrates how not long ago a plague sent by Juno had consumed his city and people. Thus Aeacus begins to narrate the creation of the Myrmidons, ants who were transformed into humans by Jove. Throughout Aeacus’ story, many parallels with Virgil’s Georgics begin to emerge. For example both poems…

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  • D-Day: The Normandy Invasion

    After World War two began, Germany was on mission to conquer Europe. Germany Invaded and occupied France, early in the month of May, 1940. The United States was dragged into the war by the Japanese at Pearl harbor, on December 7,1941, by 1942 the British were already thinking about a invasion across the English channel. With great planing, and difficulties from many generals and intelligence agencies D-day came about. D-Day, June 6, 1944. United the Departments of, Army, Air Force, and Navy, of…

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  • Analysis Of Saving Private Ryan

    SAVING PRIVATE RYAN PART 1: THE BATTLE OF NORMANDY The Battle of Normandy was key for the allies success in France. The Allies landed on the Normandy beaches on June 6th, 1944 and had major issues moving off the boats, moving into the mainland of Normandy and then onward to Paris. The Allies initially had the element of surprise because of D-Day however once the landings had occurred, that changed as the Germans then knew what their plan was, to push inland and not to be in Pays de Calais. The…

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  • Turnus: A Short Story

    Juno hurries Iris down to Turnus, who’s seated by chance in a hallowed Glen. The messenger with rosy lips bestirred the king:” Turnus, your prayers have been answered at last. Aeneas and some of his men have left the camp to go to Palatine Hill and he’s arming the Tuscan countryside. Quick! Strike the camp while it is weak! Why hold back? Now’s the time for horses and chariots”. With that, she whisked away in a rainbow. Seeing her, he fell on his knees in astonishments raising his hands. “Isis,…

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  • Theme Of Innocence In The Aeneid

    Aeneas begins to find himself in a peculiar situation when he begins to fall in love with Dido. Aeneas feels genuine happiness through Dido, something he did not feel since long before the war. One day, while hunting with Dido and several others, Juno sends a storm to isolate Aeneas and Dido together. Rumors spread amongst the kingdom that the two are to be married. Abhorred by the events happening in Carthage, Jupiter sends Mercury to relay his message. Mercury says to Aeneas, “Are you now…

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  • The Importance Of Power In Tales From Ovid

    bitterly deceived by Jove disguised as Diana. In the middle of the forest, she is raped by him. Because Callisto is left pregnant, she is looked down upon by her friends and Diana, making her leave the group. Then she is absent-mindedly transformed by Juno, Jove’s wife, into a bear after having the child. Arcas, her child, then hunts his own mother right before they are both turned into constellations by Jove. This part of the myth emphasizes…

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  • Dido In The Aeneid

    Publius Vergilius Maro, usually referred to as Virgil, is recognized as the greatest of the Roman poets. His best-known work, the epic poem Aeneid, describes the adventures of Aeneas alongside his fellow survivors of the Trojan War. With many characters filling important moral and symbolic roles, Dido allows the protagonist to exercise an important Roman value, pietas. Dido’s character is present in the first half, books one through six, of the Aeneid. With all of this mention, she must be…

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  • Gender Difference Between Dido And Aeneid

    The glorious story Aeneid depicts the preconstruction of Roman empire, and the plot is promoted through several conflicts and fights. One particular conflict that serves as the turning point of the whole story is the difference between man and woman. Female characters advance and fulfill the epic poem Aeneid by their distinctive characteristics from other male figures. No where is Virgil’s notion of gender difference more obvious than in the story of Dido and Aeneas throughout Book Four when…

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