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    Both the Enuma Elish and From the Theogony have a powerful hero in Marduk and Zeus, but, while From the Theogony asserts that Zeus acts heroically because he is innately a hero, the Enuma Elish asserts that Marduk is a hero as a result of his heroic actions without needing purely heroic motivation. A key difference that shows how the myths treat the cause and effect relation of being a hero and heroic actions is how Marduk and Zeus assume the role of the hero in their stories. In the Enuma Elish, Marduk rises to the occasion to defeat Tiamat, but Zeus, in From the Theogony, is destined to be the hero, even before he is born. Their motivations also demonstrate how they are heroes in different ways. Marduk assumes the role of hero as a way to gain power, while Zeus does not gain power over his allies by defeating Kronos and the Titans. The myths also show a difference in how ambition to gain power is rewarded. In the Enuma Elish, Marduk is rewarded and made a hero for his ambition, but in From the Theogony, Kronos, is punished for his ambition and desire for power as he acts out of greed rather than heroic responsibility. The most obvious sign that the myths view being a hero differently is how Marduk and Zeus assume the role of being a hero. Zeus is destined to be the hero even before his birth and Kronos knows this. “For he learned…that his destiny Was to be overcome…by one of his own sons, and through the plans Of mighty Zeus” (PM 161). There is no room for interpretation in…

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    Tartarus Monologue

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    All I knew about me was fact that I was demigod. My mother died whet I have just been born, she was killed by this Jackson. He thought that I was his enemy. I was raised by Tartarus him self. He told me my story. I am son of Poseidon sea. Jackson is his son too. But Poseidon is not my father, Tartarus is one. I hate gods, all of them. Poseidon let his son kill my mother with cold blood. One day I was training fighting with monster when my father came. 'Rogue' he said 'I need to talk with you'.…

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    “To struggle up a never- ending stair” a line that resonated with me while I was choosing a poem to recite in front of the class. ‘Yet Do I Marvel’ by Countee Cullen is a masterpiece within itself, the poem goes over the astonishment Cullen has regarding God’s power and much more if you don’t take the time to carefully read it. This poem is one of his famous poems during his career and was published in 1925, during a difficult time for blacks- especially black poets. The type of poem ‘Yet Do I…

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    No Exit Analysis

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    Tulane’s production of No Exit was a very fun experience. No Exit itself is a very interesting story, with some very good dialogue. The dialogue really has to be very good, as the entire play takes place in a single room, which leaves a very heavy burden upon the actors to not only remember lines, but to execute them. While no doubt I think Garcin, Inez and Estelle were played a little differently than how Satre intended, the parts were acted well, and I view the differences from the script as…

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    Tartarus Of Maids Meaning

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    The story, Tartarus of Maids by Herman Melville, is about a seeds man who takes a trip out of town to visit a paper mill. When the seeds man goes to the paper mill he asks for a tour. On this tour the seeds man realizes that the only people working at the paper mill, or at least on the machines are women. The seeds man seems very shocked and soon becomes uncomfortable by the situation going on in the paper mill. That is a very short summary of the story, however, if you look deeper there are…

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    Tartarus – “The infernal regions of ancient Greek and Roman mythology, or the lowest part of them; hence sometimes used for hell (Oxford English Dictionary).” Tartarus is an afterlife for the wicked where they are punished for their cruel behavior and tortured for all eternity. In other words, hell. The Maids' Tartarus is a paper mill where they are worked from dusk till dawn. With strict rules forbidding them from having a life outside of the factory, it is truly hell on earth. In “The…

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    Melville’s “Paradise of Bachelors and Tartarus of Maids” Responses 2. Word choice in the first two pages that suggest corruption are those like “luxury”(1), “immortal fame”(1), “fuller cells”(2) of wine, and “glorious dinners”(2). The knights started to only care about wealth, wine and happening a good time, dismissing the needs of the poor people. Their instruments turned into “a one-handed quill”(2) to attack in court using law and the motivation of charging high fees to their clients. The…

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    goddess of the earth. Then light and day gave birth to Thalassa primordial goddess of the sea. Beneath the earth arises the pit, Tartarus primordial of punishment and other deities such as…

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    The House Of Hades

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    The House of Hades is a fantasy book by Rick Riordan. The book starts directly after Percy, the son of Poseidon, and Annabeth, the daughter of Athena, fall into Tartarus, a primordial deity and the darkest part of the underworld, and follows the progress of the Seven of the Prophecy as they struggle to close the Doors of Death before it’s too late. Along the way Hazel, the daughter of Pluto, takes Hestia, the goddess of magic, as her patron goddess and has to select a fate for the Seven. After…

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    democratic idealism of the American identity. In his pair of Narratives, The Paradise of Bachelors and the Tartarus of Maids Herman Melville questions the effect of emerging industrialization on societal inequality by not only juxtaposing two separate narratives to present…

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