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    In the beginning of the book when Lyra is still at Jordan College, she discovers that the Master of Jordan College has attempted to poison Lord Asriel, her “Uncle”. Lyra’s discovery “changed things completely.”, as she found out the master “poured a thin stream of white powder into the decanter”(5). This realization that the Master is trying to kill Lord Asriel shows that people with a lot of power are just like everyone else in the sense that they cannot always be trusted, powerful does not necessarily equal trustworthy. This shifted her thinking about the master and had an impact on her because of his importance. From very early on in the book powerful figures do things that shape the characters and the plot in order for Lyra to learn through other characters actions and…

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    In the “Diamond as Big as the Ritz” Kismine betrays her family because of her love for John, but in “The Golden Compass” Lord Asriel deceives Lyra for his own gain. Both characters feel no remorse for what they have done because they both think they have made the right decision. In Kismine’s case she did not realize that she would never see her parents and brother again, but even once she realizes it she is not that saddened by the thought. Whereas Lord Asriel never wanted Lyra to begin with and…

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    she had known, but there was no other choice. Pulling open the door to her well-constructed little house, the Seer stepped into the night. Her breath escaped her in a fog, and she drew her cloak more closely around herself. The village men were tense, muttering angrily. She tried to avoid letting herself brush up against them, for the flashes of violence she saw in their minds pained her as though it was her own. They were not a violent people, but they would fight to protect and defend her.…

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    People can achieve something great by banning together people are more powerful than they would be as individuals in the novel Lyddie is a fictional novel about the industrial revolution a time where people transferred over from handmade goods to machined goods in the book a mother who isn't in their right state of mind forcefully sends her too kids to work to pay a debt their father had left all those years ago however when the main character Lyddie is fired she goes to work in the factories to…

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    David starts out by saying, “Trust in the LORD, and do good; so, you will live in the land, and enjoy security. Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” (Psalms 37:4-5). God doesn’t want anyone to struggle and worry. God wants us to trust that the Lord will always be there to guide us out of obstacles that may arise in life. Later throughout Psalm 37, God changes to being presumptuous because the Lord does know all. Verses 12 and 13 states, “The wicked plot…

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    Feudalism, England’s alternative to a government during the Middle Ages, played a significant role in the age of war and monarchs, and in some ways continues to have a role in today’s government. The workings of feudalism are simple. A king, or lord, gives land, also known as fiefs, ownership to nobles, also known as vassals, and in return for the king’s overall protection, the vassals would be responsible for providing their support and defense in the form of knights. In reciprocation for their…

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    In Europe the way of passing down knowledge was through apprenticeship. From the middle-ages where they passed down blacksmith and butchery. To now where they do culinary apprenticeships. Jacques Pepin was one of the best to have emerge from this styles of learning. From starting right front the age of 13 with just learning how to work a wood stove to coming to America by himself and changing the entire cooking game. However in the other side only 30 some years later in America was a young boy…

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    In the times of the Middle Ages, there was a very prominent social structure set into place. The Middle Ages had people such as; Kings, Lords, Nobles, Knights and, Peasants. During this time period, there was a Feudal system in place. This system meant that if someone like a peasant worked for a lord or the King, they would be rewarded with land. This system kept everyone satisfied. To be a knight meant that you were to fight, protect and work for the Lords of an area. Since the knights…

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    What are the key features of a feuded society? Why is this important to know today? Feudal society What is feudal society? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary (2016) "the system of political organization prevailing in Europe from the 9th to about the 15th centuries having as its basis the relation of lord to vassal with all land held in fee and as chief characteristics homage, the service of tenants under arms and in court, wardship, and forfeiture" Image source:pyramid of feudal…

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    When we think of “Medieval England” we think about guys in armor suits, royalty ruling cruelly over their land and servants, and among other things, farms. However, medieval England- and medieval europe for that matter -isn’t that far from our own society today. We actually inherit many of the things that were created in the medieval times, such as the basic structure of land tenure that we now see as renting. Society in the Middle Ages may appear to be much different than ours today, but in…

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