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  • Cultural Differences In Ancient Greece

    On earth, in this universe, there are seven continents and in these seven continents, there are 196 countries. 196 different cultures that are vastly diverse in religion, apparel, and way of life. The thing that links all of these countries together is religion, or the belief in some superior being. All countries can trace their history back to one major religion. Greece believed in the gods, such as Zeus and Hades. Chinese citizens held several regions practices, depending on the dynasty, but…

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  • Common Tropes Of Religion

    Religion is an idea. The idea of religion is a construct of ideas, that form the basis of morals, and brings a community together. Religion has always been a way to explain what humanity hasn’t been able to explain through logical reasoning. The modern definition in Merriam-Webster dictionary is defined as, “the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods.” (Merriam-Webster, 2015) But, is that what religion really stands for? One of the most common…

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  • Point Of View In Fiction

    Point of View. Who sees? Who speaks? Why? Point of view, in literary terms, is the perspective from which a narrative is told. The choice of point of view in fiction is probably the single most important decision a writer must make. This choice will bend and shape the narrative, control the storytelling and fundamentally affect the way the reader will respond to the characters. Percy Lubbock called point of view the “relation in which the narrator stands to the story” (Craft Of Fiction 1955…

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  • Pros And Cons: A Feather In A Salary Cap

    A Feather in a Salary Cap Why should the President of the United States make less than a Major League Baseball rookie? Professional athletes acquire a whole heap of money, and there are some people who believe that star players make way too much money. For example, many superstars in baseball, basketball, and football enjoy multi-year contracts that are worth more than $100 million. Because of these unreasonably high salaries, many people think salary caps are a good thing for the players. On…

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  • Literary Themes In Gilgamesh, Beowulf And Iliad

    “The glittering sword failed when it never should have” (beers 35) This caused Beowulf 's sword to not work and be defenseless against the dragons mother. With such strong bravery from Beowulf he continues to fight when he comes across the powerful viking sword and accomplishes victory. Unfortunately this wasn 't the end and he still had to go into the layer to defeat the dragon for his people of Herot. It was a strong fight between the two enemies but the dragon attacked and cut Beowulf…

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  • The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women

    At night, when a woman walks down the street by herself, pay attention to the way she walks, the way she clutches her purse to her side, and the way her eyes dart back and forth, prepared to flee in case someone comes near. Compare that to the way a man confidently strides with a smirk plastered across his face, occasionally cat-calling a reluctant victim. In Jackson Katz’s book the Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help, the author argues that the violence and…

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  • Chartres Gothic Architecture

    Beginning with the evolution of Romanesque architecture, a new mode of architecture had been born. Gothic architecture began in the midst of France during the Medieval period and through this emergence a series of cathedrals were born under the strain of Notre-Dame. One of the most fascinating is the divine Chartres Cathedral of Chartres, France, dedicated to the Virgin Mary (3). Noted as holy, feminine, and secretive the Chartres has been a fabrication of nothing short of extraordinary (2). The…

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  • The Comeback Kid: A Legendary NFL

    When compiling a list of the all-time great quarterbacks in the National Football League one may mention names such as Joe Montana, Dan Morino, Peyton Manning, John Elway, or Otto Graham. Due to the controversy surrounding his team and his play in the past decade some may decide to leave a name off of this list. This name is Tom Brady. While it is certainly reasonable to question his spot in history because of this controversy, what is undeniable is Brady’s remarkable skills at the quarterback…

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  • Terry Bradshaw Research Paper

    Terry Bradshaw leads the steelers to three other super bowls championships, in the year after his rookie year, 1975 against the Minnesota Viking, in 1978 against the Dallas Cowboys , and even in the year after in 1979 against the Dallas Cowboys again. bradshaw did amazing things in the years the steelers won their super bowls, Terry had a talent that was quite useful for the Steelers offense…

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  • The French And Indian War: The Colonization Of America

    The expansion to America across the Atlantic Ocean was a significant historical breakthrough at the time. Even though, half millennium before Christopher Columbus accidentally discovered America in 1492, Vikings where the first to set foot on the North American loam by their leader Leif Eriksson. The discovery of the new world was viewed by many world power country leaders as not only a financial opportunity but also control the flow of precious materials and trade goods coming out of the…

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