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    control. Blake also talks about how the people's minds are not free to think, “The mind-forg’d manacles I hear.” The noun ‘manacles’ describes people’s minds as being chained and controlled like slaves and prisoners. ‘London’ is set in the night time which straight away makes you think about the city being drowned in darkness, “But most thro’ midnight streets I hear.” The adjective ‘most’ shows us how nearly everything occurs at night. The darkness also shows us how there is a feeling of secrecy

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    William Blake: Holding Up A Mirror To Society

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    they were crafted, but because they continue to speak to a modern audience--perhaps in a different register or tone, but continuing to address a vital human need, filling an emotional void or addressing an inherent aesthetic. Being removed from the time in which a particular work was created presents a multitude of difficulties. One school of critics argues that we cannot hope to understand a work unless we first consider the historical moment in which it was created, looking for historical and biographical

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    Blake's Jerusalem and Political Correctness Blake's, Jerusalem is commonly associated with the National Anthem, Rule Britannia, and I vow to thee my country. However this association is misplaced. Although Jerusalem is often played at national sporting events for example major cricket tournaments and rugby matches as a symbol of national pride, the lyrics do not in fact totally focus on pride in England or the greatness of our country. At a glance Jerusalem gives off the impression that

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    Sir William Blake was known for his lucid writings and childlike imagination when it came down to his writings. Some will say that his writings were like day and night; for example, "The Lamb" and "The Tiger" or "The Little Boy Lost" and "The Little Boy Found." Born in the 18th century, Blake witnessed the cruel acts of the French and American Revolutions so his writings also, "revealed and exposed the harsh realities of life (Biography William Blake)". Although he never gained fame during his lifetime

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    but his freedom from the Miltonic tradition. In the preface to Jerusalem Blake writes that it is a, "more consolidated & extended Work,(Keynes,620)" than he has tried before. The primary reason for his ability to begin such an undertaking when he did in 1804, is from the liberating release he gained from the completion of Milton. Within the context of poetical influence, a poet must first choose to misread and distort his mentor's poems, else he cannot function ; a broad and deep understanding

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    Aréte In Ancient Greece

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    is reaching the best of your abilities, the Greeks did it in ways like athletics and art and in modern society we do with things like architecture (Hooker). The Ancient Greeks strived for Aréte in many different ways. One of the ways was athletics. Competitions were held at Delphi, Nemea, and Isthmia. Those were more of the big competitions. The more local competitions, like the Panathenaic games held in Athens. If you won a competition, you did not get a prize. instead you brought upon honor to

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    Pre-Columbus Discovery

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    Many people around the globe think that the Spanish were the first nation to set foot on American soil. Several other nations came before the Spaniards. There is evidence that the Chinese, Vikings, and Polynesians reached the Americas before Columbus did. The Emperor of the Ming Dynasty wanted to show off the wealth and power of the Ming Empire. He constructed huge treasure ships. He choose a Chinese Admiral, Zheng He, to command the huge fleet. The Ming rulers welcomed Indian and Muslim visitors, and

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    into two groups: the hinges and door support and the handle, locking mechanism, and key. The general size of the hardware suggests a door slightly larger than that of the standard exterior door common today in America (normally three feet by six and three-quarters feet), but not a door of enormous size. The styles of hinges presented are known in modern terms as strap hinges, where two long and narrow leaves, roughly the same approximate size, are attached in the center by one knuckle, which usually

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    Women and the Family in Chinese History

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    Women and the Family in Chinese History By Patricia The price paid by women in ancient china: Foot binding and Concubines Georgiana Grecea WHO 2001 Professor: Peterson November 1st, 2013 When it comes to traditions, customs and beliefs, one of the most mysterious civilizations in the world is considered to be ancient China. Through their values and cultural lifestyle they have succeeded for many years to make us wonder and want us to know more about their beliefs

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    because there are so many resources proving that the flood actually happened, and yes there are facts that also state that the flood did not . I understand why people believe it's not true, like two of every animal on an ark, yeah I know it sounds crazy but when you know the facts it makes a lot of sense. Now here are the facts, Robert Ballard proved the flood did

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