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    Mary’s Earthly Apparitions Besides the four Marian Dogmas of the Catholic Church, Mary has inspired the lives of millions of people across the world. Mary is the Church’s leading intercessor for prayer, and she considered to be the patroness of humanity. Something truly miraculous that Catholic’s believe in regarding Mary is Marian apparitions. A Marian apparition is a supernatural appearance of the Blessed Mother Mary here on earth. The three most famous accounts of Marian apparitions occurred in Lourdes, Fatima, and Guadalupe. The city of Lourdes is located in southern France, and was the home to a young girl named Bernadette. While searching for firewood, the young fourteen year old saw the Blessed Mother in a grotto by the river. The appearances became a regular thing and Mary instructed Bernadette to do multiple tasks such as pray for sinners, build a church at this site, and drink from the spring. The spring is something extra special and unique to Lourdes because the spring did not exist originally until Bernadette was instructed to dig for it…

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    The book “Our Lady of Controversy” edited by Alicia Gaspar de Alba and Alma Lopez addresses many prevalent issues that were raised when Queer Chicana artist Alma Lopez showcased her reinterpretation of the iconic archetype of La Virgen de Guadalupe at the museum of International Folk Art in 2001 CyberArte. The book consist of short essays from scholars that analyzed the controversy through the context of religion, feminism, art and censorship, colonialism, queer theory, and Chicanx history.…

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    When discussing portrayals of what defines true womanhood some begin the conversation with the commonly gender specifics terms which are called Marianismo and Hembrismo (Greer; Asencio). Scholars have defined Marianismo as “derived from the Catholic belief in the Virgin Mary—ascribes superior morality and spirituality to the Latina woman, who is considered able to endure suffering more than men. Her traditional femininity is portrayed as submissive, religious, modest, and humble, and a woman who…

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    Portraits In Colonial Peru

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    One of the common types of paintings in Colonial Peru during the 18th century was a portrait style depicting a single figure. These portraits were not created to only be a image of the person in the painting, but also to convey information about their life and their accomplishments. One of the most notable examples of this type of painting is the Portrait of Marcos Chiguan Thopa Coronilla Inca. Marcos, a royal Inca descendant is portrayed standing very similar to the posture of the Viceroys next…

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    A Marian apparition is an unexplainable appearance of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mary was the mother of Jesus and was betrothed to Joseph. The Angel Gabriel appeared to her and announced to her that she would bring forth a son and call him Jesus, the promised messiah. She was a virgin, conceived by the power of God through the Holy Spirit. Mary was assumed, body and soul into heaven. The Our Lady of Guadalupe, Our lady of Fatima and Our lady of Lourdes are some of the most famous visitations of…

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    Alan Turing

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    working things out. He invented the idea that of the ‘universal machine’ that would be able to decode or solve any set of problems. Later that, Turing moved to Princeton University to study for a PH. D in mathematical logic. Code Breaking: In 1938, Turing joined the Government Code and Cypher School and when the outbreak of war happened with Germany in September 1939, they moved headquarters to Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire. A few weeks beforehand, the Polish government had given France and…

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    Stephen Crane characterized the characters of the novel through their actions and interactions with other characters during the story. Such as Jimmie, from the opening scene it was obvious he was violent and did not care much for rules and even his own safety. In the opening fight scene Stephen Crane wrote,“In the yells of the whirling mob of Devil’s Row children there were notes of joy like songs of triumphant savagery. The little boys seemed to leer gloatingly at the blood upon the other…

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    Hiss and the sheriff. In Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Sheriff George of Nottingham and his cousin, were the main antagonists of the movie. Prince John was never shown in the live movie, either. In Robin Hood Disney movie, by Walt Disney, the movie showed the Prince John, Hiss, and the sheriff in jail and the narrator said, “I thought we never get rid of those two rascals” (Disney, 1973). The antagonists, of the Disney Robin Hood movie, got put in jail. In the movie, Robin Hood Prince of…

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    Loop Pass Research Paper

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    The loop pass is when the first player usually a dummy half or the first receiver of a play of the ball or a penalty loops around the player who he has just passed the ball to. He will loop around the player and then receive the ball again. But only if he is fast enough if he is to slow the move wouldn’t work because he wouldn’t be in the right position to receive the pass. After the first player has got the ball back he should proceed to pass the ball down the line. This could lead to metres…

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    Virgil's Third Platoon

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    “For what reason?” wondered Virgil, his curiosity was piqued by what was mentioned to him by Brünnhilde. “My sisters…Well, you see, my sisters and I were witnesses of a Marian apparition at our local town of Osnabrück,” Isolde told Virgil. “The local Gestapo unit misconstrued it as being a celestial Weltanschauungskrieg action by occultists within MI6. Believe me, Virgil; that was their official explanation when they threw me and my sisters into an asylum.” She continued to elaborate further…

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