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  • Plot Summary Of Dante's Inferno

    Plot summary During Dante’s midlife crisis, he ponders on how he lost his way. He is at point in his life where he wants to fix himself and go back to his “true path.” He then finds himself in a dark place and lost. After the sin radiates the mountain above him with light, he tries to climb the mountain only to see it is clocked by a leopard, a lion, and a she-wolf. Vulnerable as he is, he decided to go back into the dark. He then sees a specter, Virgil, who was a Roman poet. Virgil says…

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  • Comparative Eschatology

    Comparative Eschatology of Christianity and World Mythologies When dealing with the idea of eschatology, many common views come from break-offs of the Abrahamic religions, with the most commonly known revolving around Jesus’ second-coming, the Rapture, and the Armageddon, the fight between the Antichrist and Jesus. While this view seems to be the most developed view of the end of the world, many religions prior to modern times also had some stories or ideas that explained how the end of the…

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  • Lady Chatterley's Lover Literary Analysis

    Within society, both past and present, we can discern a myriad of façades which present a deceptive outer appearance. William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Willy Russell’s Educating Rita and D.H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover are works of literature which diversely consider a vast array of characters and situations which demonstrate such façades within society. These façades may be actively used by a character or be surrounding an abstract concept or institution, such as wealth or…

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  • Her Soft Voice Poem

    Oh fascinating,” Her soft voice chirped as she reread the poem by Ovid numerous times, trying to find perhaps, a hidden message that she had some how missed. Why hadn’t her educator taught her about these important poems? Weren’t ones skins suppose to shin brightly? She’d have to ask her servant, or perhaps Drusus about it later if he was going to stop by. She was grateful he did threaten to flog her or smack the backside like she had heard the horror stories of doing. Just the thought sent…

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  • Early Medieval Literature

    From Spoken Words to Written Works Since the dawns of civilizations, people have used literature not only to express their feelings and their imagination but also to narrate what happened on their surroundings. During the medieval period there was a sudden rebirth of literature. Spoken legends orally composed were transformed into written poems and hymns. New writing styles were introduced by those poets and scholars who traveled with the Crusaders – people who went on expeditions for the…

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  • Hip Fracture Essay

    Proximal femoral fracture (PFF) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the elderly population (Khasragi, Christmas, Meers, & Wenz, 2005). Referred to as a ‘hip fracture’ in laypersons terms, PFF occurs in the “region between the femoral head and 5 centrimeters below the lesser trochanter” (National Clinical Guideline Center [NCGC], 2011, p. 6). In industrialised countries, the mean age of people sustaining hip fracture is 80 years old, demonstrating hip fracture is predominantly a…

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  • The Book Of The City Of Ladies Summary

    Christine de Pizan and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda were both influential authors from their times, despite addressing very different settings in their literary works. Pizan wrote The Book of the City of Ladies, a metaphorical story about building a city where women could thrive, protected and segregated from the sexist attacks of men. Sepulveda wrote Democrates Alter in support and defense of colonial conquest and slavery of the native peoples in the New World. Despite the apparent lack of…

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  • The Dietary Factors And Effects Of Hypertension

    In atherosclerosis, fatty deposits called plaque, build up on the inner wall of the coronary arteries. These fatty deposits usually develop over many years. Plaque is composed of porridge like accumulation of cholesterol and their compounds within a fibrous coat. After it builds up, the injury to the arteries signal the immune system to release white blood cells to the site. This initiates a process called the inflammatory response. Macrophages literally "eat" the oxidized cholesterol…

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  • Corruption In Dantes Inferno

    Dante’s profound Imagination The Divine Comedy, one of the most famous work by Dante Alighieri described the poet, Dante himself walk through the inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. Since the artwork was done seven hundred of years ago, does did Dante accurately organize the circles? In other words, are the sins really worse as he heads to the center of Hell? Is greed really worse than glutton or lust? Is fraud really worse than heresy? Combining personal feelings from Dante himself and…

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  • Library Membership Case Study

    What interests you about this position? This position represents a great opportunity for me to put my experience and knowledge amassed over the past few years to good use. I have recently graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Librarianship and Corporate Information and since 2011 I have been working at the North Metropolitan College of TAFE (formerly Central Institute of Technology). I am keen to be heavily involved in the changing nature of the public library…

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