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  • The Importance Of Honor In The Early Middle Ages

    very honorable thing, and the mutual respect and loyalty the two knights showed each other, through good times and bad, shows that both Roland and Oliver were both knights with great senses of honor. It is honorable to show pride, yet having too much pride can cause trouble for a knight, sometimes putting them in fatal situations. Charlemagne gave Roland a horn called an oliphant, and said that if Roland got in trouble during battle to sound the oliphant, for Charlemagne would hear it and come to his side. When the battle began, Oliver believed that the Franks needed reinforcement. He tells Roland to blow his horn, for Charlemagne will come to their side for help. Roland replies, “That would be an act of folly; throughout the fair land of France I should lose my good name” (62). Roland does not want to look like a coward to the Frankish people. Roland also says, “The Franks are brave men, they will strike courageously; for those from Spain there will be no escape from death” (63). This shows that Roland sees the Frankish army as superior, and does not want to smear the name of his country by calling for help. Although it is honorable to see your army as superior, Roland’s hubris ultimately cost him not only the battle, but the lives of many of his companions. After Roland sees that the battle is all but over and his companions have perished, only then does he give the oliphant a blow. Unfortunately, Roland swallows his pride too late, and dies shortly before Charlemagne shows…

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  • Legal Case Study: A Matter Of Veils In France

    Case Study: “A Matter of Veils” This case study takes place in France. An American couple, Marty and Patricia, went to visit her cousins, Jacques and Rochelle. As they were visiting, the conversation became a little heated regarding the current debate in France of whether Arab girls should be allowed to wear their veils in school or not. Currently, veils are prohibited in all schools in France. Jacques had made a comment to Patricia, stating the French are becoming more diverse like they…

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  • Materialization And Resurrection Essay

    41. What is the Innermost Essence of ‘MATERIALIZATION’ & ‘DEMATERIALIZATION’? • An average Terrestrial Man was puzzling and at the same time fascinated by phenomena of Materialization or Manifestation which is Appearance or Creation of (Living) Matter from an unknown source, and even more with ‘Teleportation’. The last is Dematerialization and Re-materialization which is a ‘transfer’ of Matter or Living Body from ‘point A’ to ‘point B’ without traversing Physical space between them. Per…

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  • What Is The Difference Between Lifeless And Animated Matter?

    27. What is a Difference between Lifeless and Animated Matter? • There are two aspects of life. When we perceive something as ‘substance’ it is in reality something “living” from “THE ASPECT OF SUBSTANCE”. When we perceive something as alive it is, in reality, the substance we see from “THE ASPECT OF LIFE”. The ability to feel life from “THE ASPECT OF SUBSTANCE” have PRIMITIVE stages of development. The ability to SENSE The Substance from “THE ASPECT OF LIFE” have beings on the threshold of “The…

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  • The Theme Of Tragic Love In The Canterbury Tales By Geoffrey Chaucer

    Tragic love stories have fascinated humans since ancient times. They conquered the hearts of many and opened the ways for more love stories. Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – to October 1400) is one of the most famous English authors of the middle ages. Chaucer is considered the father of English literature and thrilled the mass with his literary works. His most famous works include the Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde. Yet, again a tragic love story that is still widely popular in the 21st…

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  • Le Radeau De La Meduse Analysis

    It is one of his first major works of art, and was completed when he was merely twenty-seven years of age. His choice of a controversial and taboo subject matter helped to launch his career. It depicts a scene from the infamous wreckage of French Naval frigate Méduse. On July 2, 1816, the vessel ran aground off the coast of Western Africa in the Bay of Arguin. By July 5th, The one hundred and forty-seven people aboard were forced to cast away on a makeshift raft. In their thirteen days lost at…

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  • Dark Matter Vs Dark Energy Essay

    What are Dark Matter and Dark Energy? Introduction: To start with, Dark Matter is invisible material that permeates the galaxies. It exerts a gravitational influence on the stars causing them to deviate from Newton’s and Kepler’s laws. Dark Matter also affects members of a group of galaxies. The nature and composition of the Dark Matter are unknown. In space there is a lot of totally empty space, the vacuum, which contains energy. This energy is variously called Dark Energy and also may be…

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  • Summary Of Jerry's Self-Actualization Theory

    The following paper will be about juror #3, or rather, Jerry. Jerry is a fascinating individual with a deeply rooted disdain for children. One could imagine that it came from his rough upbringing with his own father that caused him to begin to see kids in much the same way as his father did. Jerry has always had a rough time maintaining social relations due to his narrowmindedness on almost every subject which leads him to have a short temper. Once his mind is focused on one set of beliefs,…

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  • The Symbolism Of The Werewolf

    possession." Just like werewolves, every human being constantly carries this part of them around every day wherever they go. Each individual, whether they know about it or not, has this slot in the back of their conscience filled with this dark matter that, at any given moment, can be triggered and take over the more sensible parts of the brain. It is not a matter of possession. This darkness is inside of us all from the day we are born, and it only grows stronger the older we are. It is only a…

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  • Case Study On Dengue Fever

    Conditions such as uncleared drainage canals and a swampy soil in Kemar’s landscape are favorable to mosquito breeding and habitation. 2. On a broader level, stagnant water, excessive reeds, and extreme heat can also play a role in the increased mosquito breeding. Specifically, tropical regions are typical breeding grounds for mosquitos thanks to acute water presence from rain. 3. Shanae’s illness could be caused by the increasing number of mosquitos she has been exposed to, some of which cary…

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