Miguel de Cervantes

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    The Gathering Curiosity, it is seen in everyone, it is part of the human brain. The thing about a story that is full of curiosity is that it is hard to get bored and easy to get lost. Maya is a 17-year-old girl who lives in a small town, Salmon Creek. Salmon Creek is a medical research town as well as very small containing approximately only 200 people, which always makes new people interesting to the town. We see Maya and Daniel who is her best friend thinking a lot about the mysterious death…

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    Relationships are a significant part of an individual’s like. The people that make up those relationships, the kinds or sorts of relationships they are, what those relationships are based (the basis for those relationships). They can make an individual’s life in one way or another. Ways never expected, it can be positive or it can be negative. But either way, it presents one with the ability to learn from it whether there be good or bad consequences that stem from it. It’s something to look back…

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    Lorna Dee Cervantes’ poem “Poem for the Young White Man Who Asked Me How I, an Intelligent, Well-Read Person Could Believe in the War Between Races” is different than the other poems she wrote in that the poem’s content appears to be meant to be taken very literally instead of metaphorically. From the title of the poem alone, the reader can conclude that the poem is a response to the person whom the poem is directed towards—the young white man. In addition, this particular poem dramatizes the…

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    more of the cultural differences in her identity. Cervantes depicts her loneliness that her mother caused because of her quest for the American Dream; “Mama raised me without language./I’m orphaned from my Spanish name./The words are foreign, stumbling/on my tongue…” (343 Ln 5-8). Cervantes’s mother’s drive to assimilate her daughter into her adopted culture detaches Cervantes from her lineal cultural affiliation. This in turn provokes Cervantes to feel trapped in the life she has been given.…

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    of Tommaso de’ Cavalieri. Tammaso would later get married and have children. Michelangelo was 57 when Tammaso was in his teens. Michelangelo wrote this to his lover, “If one soul in two bodies is made eternal, raising both to heaven would be with similar wings.” About the age of 16 he was inspired to do sculptures. Soon he went to live with Lorenzo the Magnificent and started to do a tomb for them. While doing this Julius asked him tto do the Sistine chapel and paid him. He a Lorenzo de Vinci…

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    Once we all piled in the van, we had to stop at McDonald’s for food. When we got done eating, we started on our way to Des Moines. About half way there, some of us girl started to get a little tired. Some fell asleep in their seats, and some fell asleep on the floor of the van. I was one of those girls. When we got to Des Moines, we had to go check into our hotel. We had to share the whole hotel with West Lyon. When morning arrived, we all headed down to the lobby for…

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    Gold In Utopia Every country in the world recognizes gold as a very valuable metal that people desire. The value of gold is immense because it is malleable and ductile, it is used in many industries, and it has had a high value since ancient times. Although most people perceive gold as an extremely treasured item, Thomas More presents a vastly different perception of gold in the book Utopia. Thomas More was a philosopher in England and the advisor of King Henry VIII but was killed after not…

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    De Beers focuses on building brand Nothing is forever in business, not even diamonds. Ask De Beers, which runs the world 's diamond cartel. The London-based company, actually De Beers/Centernary, has developed and inflated the connection between diamonds and romance -- a link that goes back only to the 19th century. Its highly effective advertising slogan, "Diamonds are forever," was established in 1948 and is still going strong. "De Beers ' operating strategy has been pure and simple," says…

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    Introduction: De Beers is an association of companies that dominate any things related to diamond such us diamond trading, diamond mining, diamond shops and industrial diamond manufacturing sectors. The company was established in 1888 by British businessman Cecil Rhodes and funded by London-based N M Rothschild & Sons bank and the South African diamond magnate Alfred Beit. They have many places for mining like Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Canada.However; there was a big debate about some…

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    The Mughals ruled northern India from 1526 – 1857 AD where the Lodhi’s was the last dynasty to rule India. The invasion started all because of India's reputation of being the only known source of diamond mines in the world and it's flushing International trade attracted many invasions. “North Indian kingdoms resisted invasions by Arab and Turks for centuries, but soon small Islamic empires or Sultanate were established in several parts of the north. Before these invasions, Muslim trading…

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