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    People often wonder what the most powerful force in the universe is. Is it some otherworldly power that guides all of our actions? Is it love? Mario Vargas Llosa would without a doubt say literature. In his essay entitled “Why Literature?” Vargas Llosa argues that literature should stop being viewed as a pastime and start being seen for what it really is: an absolute necessity. Throughout the essay, he backs his argument with several premises highlighting the different functions of literature. Primarily, Vargas Llosa claims that literature is one of the uniting factors of human existence and can bring people together no matter their professions, life plans, location, or their personal circumstances. He also argues that literature is the “food…

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    Mario Vargas Llosa

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    Mario Vargas Llosa is one of the most celebrated and best known spanish speaking writers of the twentieth century.Some of his best include works The Feast of the Goat and The End Of The World War. He has written many books and many pertain to the time that he lived in and their problems in . Mario always told a deeper story in his books, based on his view of a situation of something that he feels is wrong in the government. Mario won the nobel prize in 2010 his ‘cartography of structures of…

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    Mario Vargas Llosa has done and accomplished many things throughout his life. Not only was he a successful writer, he was also a college professor, journalist, essayist, and a politician. Before he started writing novels and short stories, he was a Spanish teacher in France, a journalist as a student for La Industria, he even became a broadcaster on the radio at some point. He also ran for President of Peru. It seems that he was always doing something throughout his life. He has written numerous…

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    terre sans être soutenue se tient en l’air, un livre qui n’aurait presque pas de sujet ou du moins où le sujet serait presque invisible, si cela se peut ' – Flaubert, 16/01/1852. Bibliothèque de la Pléiade (1980). Thanks to Madame Bovary Flaubert revolutionized the notion of Realism1 as imitation or accurate reproduction of reality. According to Mario Vargas Llosa, Unwin, T. A. (2004), pp. 220-223: Flaubert was the first novelist who realised that to transmit to the reader the notion of life…

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    perks that come with a book were priceless. On these occasions, he would tell us of how my grandfather was the one who installed the importance of reading into his mind. My father works in education development in the third world, so on these occasions he would also tell us of what he would see abroad. Through these stories, he tried to give us the idea of how fortunate we really were. It was my father who transferred the value he put on reading into my mind. Due to these outings, all I would do…

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    terrorist attacks, assassinations and abductions. The population tired of the incompetence of Garcia’s government demanded a radical change. Fujimori, a relative unknown academic of Japanese also known as “El Chino” (Chinaman) was able to form a political party called Cambio 90 (Change 90) and gain substantial support from the lower-class voters, indigenous people and coalitions of small business owners. Without previous political experience, he promised during his campaign radical economic,…

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    Nintendo has positively impacted the world in many ways. Nintendo has had some pretty impressive inventions throughout the years such as the gameboy, nintendo 64, gamecube and many more. In 2006 Nintendo came out with the Nintendo Wii. The nintendo wii came out with many new games such as Super mario and super mario world and new Zelda games. The Wii also had hand motion features and new Wii sports which conducted hand movements of many sports such as Basketball, Baseball, Tennis and boxing.…

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    Jumpman Research Paper

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    Mario debuted as "Jumpman" in the arcade game Donkey Kong on July 9, 1981.[24] He is shown to be a carpenter and has a pet ape called Donkey Kong.[25] The carpenter mistreats the ape and Donkey Kong escapes to kidnap Jumpman's girlfriend, originally known as the Lady, but later named Pauline. The player must take the role of Jumpman and rescue the girl. Jumpman was later renamed "Mario" in the 1982 arcade game Donkey Kong Junior, the only game in which he has been portrayed as an antagonist. In…

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    America has a long standing tradition of constantly evolving their ideal beauty standards. For example, there was a gradual shift in the 2000’s when models like Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell traded in their stick thin aesthetic for a still thin but athletic curvy figure such as models like Kylie Jenner and Gigi Hadid. The progression of Americas beauty has a global presence that affects many nations. In the beginning of the United States existence their standards of beauty were similar to much…

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    Sexism In Videogames

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    Anita Sarkeesian, feminist media critic, blogger, and public speaker, was once sent into hiding by a death threat because of her views on women in video games. She created videos called Tropes vs. Women. In her videos, she explains how women are portrayed in video games. She says in one of her videos that most damsel in distress based games follow the Subject-Object Dichotomy. Saying that the subject, or main character that is usually a male, must find the object, or the girl. A great example of…

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