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    RIVAL GAMING - ARABIAN TALES SLOT REVIEW Today I decided to give Rival Gaming's newest video slot, Arabian Tales a try. I enjoyed playing this enchanting new slot game as well as its "One Thousand and One Nights" theme. "One Thousand and One Nights" is the story of King Shahryar who killed his wife after learning she had been unfaithful and then vowed to marry marry a different woman each night before killing her the next morning to prevent being betrayed ever again. He did this for many years until he married Scheherazade, who devised a plan for her survival which consisted of her telling Shahryar a different story every night but stopping the story in the middle so that she may live to finish it the next night and begin a new story. She went on with this plan for 1,001 nights, until Shahryar had a change of heart. She told tories such as "Aladdin's Lamp" and "The Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor" to name a few.…

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    Unfair Balance of Power One Thousand and One Nights is a collection of stories from India, Persia, and Arabia and have been translated by various authors over hundreds of years. Even though it is a collection of different stories, they are all centered on the frame story of King Shahryar and his wife, Scheherazade, who narrates different stories for a thousand and one night in hopes that the King would stop killing innocent young women as punishment for his first wife’s adulterous act. The…

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    society. However, Alf Layla Wa-Layla’s The Thousand and One Nights is not thought of as influential literary piece. The revolutionary ideas this story conveys, considering that The Thousand and One Nights was written in the thirteenth century, is simply astounding. Alf Layla Wa-Layla’s The Thousand and One Nights had a resounding impact upon women’s rights and literature throughout the years to this day. In The…

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    Tiffany Bertone Professor Kelley LIT-203-099WB 19 October 2015 The Thousand and One Nights: The Tale of the Ox and the Donkey The Thousand and One Nights is a collection of folk tales arising from the Islamic Golden Age. The book was compiled by many different authors over many hundreds of years. Today I have chosen to analyze The Tale of the Ox and the Donkey, which is the first tale told in The Thousand and One Nights. Shahrazad, who is the daughter of the king's vizier, is the narrator of…

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    most stories the Thousand and One Nights has portrayed female roles to be brave and powerful. Characters such as Shahrazad, the demon’s wife, King Shahryar’s first wife, and king Shahzaman’s first wife play a fearless role. The two reading works that have stood out was the Homer’s Odyssey and The Thousand and One Nights. These two works show the different ways of how female and/or male roles have been portrayed before the Common Era. The depiction of women in The Arabian Nights changes…

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    is the ability for the agent, the person, place, or thing, to have meaning, voice, choice, or impact. The ideology has been ‘Survival of the fittest’. Eventually, people stopped fighting animals and began fighting one another. One huge dynamic of the whole war against humanity seems to be the war against women. Throughout…

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    can be a Survival Tool or Cause Submission in a Patriarchal Society Hisham Matar’s novel In the Country of Men presents a young woman and mother, Najwa, who is surviving in a world ruled by men. Scheherazade, the protagonist of Richard F. Burton’s The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Night, faces a similar predicament of trying to be successful in an intricately oppressive society. Examining the lives, choices, and actions of these two women reveal many commonalities and stark differences in…

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    Bedtime stories are a common place in almost any home. Most of us grew up with fairytales like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and the wide array of Disney movies with princesses as the female protagonist that gets saved and lives happily ever after with her hero. Scheherazade of “One Thousand and One Nights” is one the few exceptions. She was one of the first feminist stories of her time and of her culture. She gave power back to the women; and not with her body, but with her mind. “One Thousand…

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    Glossary,” Lewis Hyde suggests, “tricksters are ‘boundary-crossers’ who do not accept physical, social, or temporal constraints as real, and who seem deliberately to blur culturally fixed lines of distinction.” A perfect example of a typical trickster, in Hyde’s eyes, is Shahrazad, from “The Thousand and One Nights.” In this story, Shahrazad risked her life because she did not like the way one man was acting. If it were not for Shahrazad, this story would not come together or have the…

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    In part one, chapter six of The Stranger, Camus utilizes a multitude of literary devices in hopes of describing and explaining Meursault’s killing of the Arab. Although Camus employs the use of a plethora of literary techniques, some of the most conspicuous include those of foreshadowing, imagery, and intricate diction. In the final chapter of part one, Camus makes use of various literary devices to present the notion that Meursault’s needless murder of the Arab lacks a rational explanation,…

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