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    The Separation between the Fantastic and the Real in the Stories of Julio Cortázar Throughout the following research paper, we will develop the literary analysis of the stories "The night face up” “After lunch” “The Axolotl” and “Cefalea” by Julio Cortazar. I chose this author because we can enjoy his literature in which reality is transformed into fantasy, which catches us and forces us to interpret it. The author chosen belongs to the "boom" of Latin American literature. That is why his style is avant-garde and uses surrealism as the only way to represent reality. The main characteristic of his fantastic narrative is the application of unusual and suggestive elements; always part of daily situations combined with paranormal…

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    few labor unions that were communist were often heavily suppressed, with violence, and destruction caused b.y both sides. An example would be the “Worker strikes occurred throughout the United States in support of the Bolsheviks. One strike led by a future radical communist, William Z. Foster, caused hundreds of thousands of steelworkers to walk off their jobs. In Seattle, a general strike led to the entire city being shut down for a lack of workers. Terrorism and violence led to injuries of…

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    is broken, then a lot changes and the aircraft needs to be as streamlined to do that. To make an engine more streamlined it becomes smaller and more part of the wing of the plane. The engine might be smaller but it has to move more air than a subsonic engine which means the rate at which the engine rotates will be higher, increasing the noise. With hearing protection this might not be a huge deal, but for people who live close to an airport and have to listen to lift off and landing might be…

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    rents” (Schwarz 604). Rentier states are heavily concentrated in Latin America, the Middle East, and Sub-Saharan Africa. The similarities of the rentier economies in these three regions vastly outweigh the differences as they are all plagued with the two classic problems all rentier economies face: economic dependence and vulnerability due to the boom and bust cycle. There are some nuanced differences between the economies in the regions, such as Dutch Disease occurring at a higher rate in…

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    Capitalism is one of the most talked about subjects today by many economic geographers and how much commotion it can cause. Capitalism has been debated since its invention so many years ago. Capitalism is crisis prone and truly only works because it is so dependent on crisis. Capitalism is based on the theory of boom and bust cycle and creates outwards of flow during a boom and causes many jobs to be lost during a bust. David Harvey mentions in his article about the dependency on crisis for…

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    Ancient Rome has been depicted in various fashions by Roman authors, whose literature may vary from telling fictional tales to chronicling factual history, but in some way share a part of the Roman culture. One recurring aspect of their culture in Roman literature is unequal treatment according to gender, as women are consistently regarded and treated as an inferior people. (Topic) Both in ancient works of literature and modern studies of the Roman Empire, (Argument) the culture can be described…

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    The excerpt from Graffiti from the walls of Pompeii tells readers what daily life was like in Pompeii. Pompeii was located in ancient Rome and was considered a city. The sources title “Graffiti from the walls of Pompeii” is quite literal because the writings actually came from graffiti on walls in Pompeii. The sources of graffiti are very important to archeologist because it gives them an inside look at what life was like in Pompeii. It can tell one what they mainly focused on in their…

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    is the establishment of Rome. The differences between King Latium and King Evander are evident in the origin of their nations and peoples, the physical description and status of their lands, and the treatment of the gods within each individual kingdom. The Latin people were a tribe of Italy who ruled the lands surrounding the Tiber River long before the establishment of Rome. They had one king, Latium, from whom they received their name. King Latium was the son of a nymph, Marica, and a…

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    article is to provide sources that “presents the evidence of female gladiators” in Rome from texts from both Ancient and modern writers, find out how the female gladiators lived and what exactly they did within the arenas, and find out if the aforementioned grave exhumation was indeed one of these female gladiators, as he says in the beginning of the article. The purpose of this article is to let the readers of the article learn more about the female gladiators that most people do not know…

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    resources. At the same time they were very different with their views on government, religion, and leaders (“Compare and Contrast the Roman Republic with the Roman Empire”). Both time periods have differences, but they also have very similar territory, language, and resources. The both of the Roman time periods had land expanding from Spain to nowadays Turkey. Over time they both gained and lost land during their rule, but the core land mass obtained by them was the same. The capital for both…

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