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    The Iliad is the epic poem of war between the Achaeans and Trojans; the cause of the war is credited to Helen running away with the Trojan Prince Paris. There are myths that state that Helen and Paris were in love and Paris kidnapped her and they eloped, causing Menelaus, Helen’s husband, to begin the war. Although this myth uses the illusion of love to justify the beginnings of the war, Helen expresses to Aphrodite that she is only with cowardly Paris due to the goddess. When Aphrodite appears to Helen to tell her to meet Paris in the bedroom, Helen tells her “Lusting to lure me to my ruin once again? Where will you drive me next?” (The Iliad 3 Lines 461-462), Helen reinforces the argument that she did not desire to run away with Paris, but was rather lured by Aphrodite’s words. Helen expresses that she was limited in power which emphasizes that idea of her restricted human decisions, but her protest also exhibits that…

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    My Visit To Paris Essay

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    Visiting Paris, France have always been a great desire for me. There is not one specific reason to explain this desire, but rather a collection of things that draw my specific attention to Paris. Perhaps my first visit to Republic of Congo and the French language being their lingua franca got me intrigued. I love to experience the original French cuisine, the art, the fashion, the architecture, and everything Paris has to offer and their smooth language. Also I have always brought up this ideal…

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    Street in Paris by Elaine Sciolino is bestseller travel guide book. Sciolino reveal the charm and the strangeness of this road and it is time to make longtime resident of Paris come alive in all it is unique. This book will make the reader hungry for Paris, for cheese, wine and kind of street life that are too fast disappearing. Sciolino, former Paris bureau chief of the New York Times, as the author is a joy to live in the Rue des Martyrs in Paris. Sciolino is attentive jelly every one and…

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    France, the country known for its art, love, and food. France has a broad history filled with war and peace. Since France is such a big country with much history, this essay will mainly focus on one city. The city is known as The City of Lights. If you cannot tell already, this essay will be about Paris, France. Paris is an ancient city founded in the 3rd century (300 BC to 201 BC) by the Parisii, a Celtic Gaul Tribe. Nothing much went on after the Parisii settled Paris until the Battle of…

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    During mid-nineteenth century Paris, Where Emile Zola’s Belly of Paris takes place, Napoleon III's reign had caused the French economy to prosper due to the extraordinary need for French goods, a brand-new finance structure, and a substantial plan for public work. This new-found prosperity turned the city of Paris into the envy of the entire world around it. It was entirely restructured and upgraded by essentially gentrifying poor neighborhoods and replacing its archaic history into new…

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    The Eiffel Tower The tragic events that have recently taken place in Paris, France have been the motivation that has drawn my attention to the city and its artistry. The symbol most people think about when they think of Paris is the Eiffel Tower. Paris, also known as the City of Lights, is known for its rich art, culture, museums, and monuments. The Eiffel Tower is one of the most famous French monuments, and has become the icon of the city, although it wasn’t intended to be a permanent…

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    In book III of the Iliad when Aphrodite makes Helen reunite with Paris after battle; Helen uses verbal agency. This means she does not use her actions but instead her words, to show Aphrodite that she does not want to be with Paris. She makes her own decision that she does not want to be with Paris and in that moment she has more power than Aphrodite. **Helen exclaims “Never set foot again on Mount Olympus, never!-/ suffer for Paris, protect Paris, for eternity…/ until he makes you his wedded…

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    the vacation of a lifetime. My step-dad’s movie was set in Paris. As a part of trying the movie funded and accommodating him and my mom, they offered to take Jack and I too. We left for Paris at five in the morning from Chicago. I woke up that day at two in the morning in order to get on the flight to Chicago from Louisville. Although it was incredibly early, it was worth it. It took seven and a half hours in order to get to the Charles de Gualle airport. It took another three hours to get to…

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    Paris, in Full Bloom and Color, in the Early 1900s. No one is a stranger to the black and white vintage photographs back in the day. Despite that exhausting trend, Leon Gimpel, Stephane Passet, Georges Chevalier, and Auguste Leon set out in 1909 under the strict instructions of a French banker Albert Kahn and went on a journey around the world armed with only an Autochrome Lumière. Their rule was simple: go out to the world and document it in vivid and alive colors. These photographers took…

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    Four Seasons Paris

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    9-803-069 REV: JANUARY 8, 2003 ROGER HALLOWELL DAVID BOWEN CARIN-ISABEL KNOOP Four Seasons Goes to Paris: “53 Properties, 24 Countries, 1 Philosophy” Europe is different from North America, and Paris is very different. I did not say difficult. I said different. — A senior Four Seasons manager In 2002, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts was arguably the world’s leading operator of luxury hotels, managing 53 properties in 24 countries and delivering what observers called “consistently…

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