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    My Uncle John, my father’s older brother, and my Aunt Thellen have been married together for 35 coming up on 36 years. However, they were not always together and they didn’t always know one another. When my Uncle first met his wife it was their freshman year of college. They were on a retreat in a state park, it was just a small group over a weekend. They knew who they were but other than first impressions they were strangers. His first impression of her was that she was a very pretty and smart girl. His younger brother Morten, was eight at the time of God’s Spell. He went to a rehearsal one time and told John to “dance with the pretty one”. Thel’s first impression of John was that “he was adorable at the very beginning, therefore, he would…

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    If I remember my childhood days. The days of learning in school, chasing after my younger brothers and sisters, playing cricket under the beating sun against the neighborhood boys and being able to embrace my life as it prospered. But as I grew from a scrawny young boy to a fresh young adult, I enjoyed mathematics, physics and the understanding of structural architecture. Engineering, a job reserved for the illustrious and high British scholars before the Satyagraha movement, was now available…

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    In the beginning of the novel, Mother’s Younger Brother lived in the respectability of the middle class. However, exhibiting many sullen and estranged sensibilities, he soon became disinterested in his life because of the limitations set upon him by the family, mainly Father. Much like his name implies, he is seen as someone who follows in the footsteps or is shadowed by the elder family member. As soon as father leaves on his exhibition to Alaska, Mother’s Younger Brother is taxed with taking…

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    throughout the novel, Mother’s Younger Brother. Brother tried to find his purpose…

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    Quintus Ennius

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    known for the exquisite tragedies, comedies, and satires that he has composed. One of the most dominant epic poems he created was Annales. The epic poem, Annales, contains 18 books about Aeneas’ flight from troy. He is also famous for the 20 tragedies. One of his most superior plays he created was Ambracia. Ambracia was about the city of Aetolia. Quintus Ennius can be attributed to being a virtuoso in poetry, but his potent contribution of the establishment of Latin shorthand in his era was…

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    Elder Pliny Analysis

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    Who was Gaius Plinius Luci fulius Caecilius Secundus? He was the Younger Pliny, for short, a lawyer, senator, consul, governor, and a passionate writer. He went to Rome to get a better education, but he also developed a stronger relationship with his uncle the Elder Pliny, his mother’s brother. After his uncle's death from the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius, Elder Pliny’s will allowed Younger Pliny to inherit Elder Pliny’s property. Through his will, Elder Pliny also legally adopted Younger Pliny…

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    pities the suffering hero. Medea is very different from Oedipus; I tend to take more pity and fear on Oedipus than on Medea mainly due to the fact that Oedipus cannot change his fate - he is a person locked in by his own destiny. Medea, however, is a manipulative and ruthless person of free-will; she betrays her homeland by brutally killing and chopping up his brother and leaves the land. There is no doubt that I should feel pity for her due to her husband’s actions, and admit the fact that this…

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    brought back to Rome. Soon after being brought back, in the year 49, Agrippina married her uncle, Claudius. As expected, Nero was to obtain an education, and this task was given to famous philosopher, Seneca. Around this time, Nero became engaged to Octavia, who was Claudius’ daughter. Claudius adopted Nero in the year 50. Upon doing so, Nero became next-in-line to the throne over Claudius’ biological son, Britannicus. So that Nero could become emperor, Agrippina poisoned Claudius in the year…

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    Themes: Euripides’ Medea is undoubtedly the most famous and widely produced in modern times. One of the reasons for this modern popularity is a sense that the emotions of this story, though emphasized to the levels of Greek tragedy, are extremely modern and relatable. People move on more than they used to, and can tolerate abandoning their own families and homelands to be with their beloved, to start a family in a new land and hope for it to thrive.To achieve the influence today, any production…

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    Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar was co-authored by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni. Goodman has a Ph.D. in Political Theory, with a minor in Law. Goodman was a speechwriter for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Senator Chris Dodd. He has a B.A in English and a M.A in Public Policy. He likes to study the history of political thought, classics, and rhetoric. Soni was a managing editor at the Huffington Post. He was also a speechwriter for the office of the…

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