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  • Love and Destruction in City of Boones by Cassandra Clare

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    Cassandra Clare, author of the best-selling novel City of Bones, once wrote, “To love is to destroy, and to be loved is to be the one destroyed”. As an author of a series of young adult books, Clare wishes to send a message to adolescent readers regarding the destruction that young, passionate love can lead to. A similar theme is explored in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, where two adolescents from feuding families fall in love with one another. When they first see each other on the night

  • In Christa Wolf's Cassandra, the story of the fall of Troy is cleverly

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    In Christa Wolf's Cassandra, the story of the fall of Troy is cleverly retold in a monologue that focuses on patriarchy and war. In Christa Wolf's Cassandra, the story of the fall of Troy is cleverly retold in a monologue that focuses on patriarchy and war. The novel tells the tale of the Trojan War through the eyes of Cassandra, who is the daughter of Priam and prisoner of Agamemnon. While reading the book, the reader must wonder what changes Troy is going through before and after the war

  • Wislawa Szymborska's Poetry: An Opinion On The Question Of Cassandra

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    of the world and the knowledge that her experience brought her resulted in a recurring motif of intellect throughout her works. The motif is glaringly prevalent in the poems “An Opinion on the Question of Pornography”, “Discovery”, “Soliloquy for Cassandra”, and “Conversation with a Stone”. Wislawa Szymborska’s views on the importance of worldly experience led to her portrayal of intellect and knowledge as potentially dangerous and extremely powerful agents. The poem “An Opinion on the Question of

  • Craig Waddell’s Perils of a Modern Cassandra and the Ehrlichs’ The Population Bomb

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    Rhetorical Strategy in Craig Waddell’s Perils of a Modern Cassandra and the Ehrlichs’ The Population Bomb In Perils of a Modern Cassandra, Craig Waddell suggests that the Ehrlichs should revise their rhetorical strategy in The Population Bomb because it is ineffective in attracting readers to their argument. Particularly problematic are the Ehrlichs’ alienating attitude towards non-educated non-environmentalists in his audience, a lack of both an inviting ethos, and a lack of compassion for

  • Comparing John Stuart Mill's The Subjection of Women and Florence Nightingale's Cassandra

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    Comparing John Stuart Mill's The Subjection of Women and Florence Nightingale's Cassandra For thousands of years, women have struggled under the domination of men. In a great many societies around the world, men hold the power and women have to fight for their roles as equals in these patriarchal societies. Florence Nightingale wrote about such a society in her piece, Cassandra, and John Stuart Mill wrote further on the subject in his essay The Subjection of Women. These two pieces explore

  • Cassandra's Progress Case Study

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    Cassandra’s Progress: From the video, Cassandra is a first grader who attends a school in Boston. It was learned that the Cassandra teacher Ms. Perez works with her students and Cassandra to ensure that they are constantly reading. Reading is something that is important because it is something that students will use for the rest of their lives. It was learned from the video that Cassandra is a first-grade student who is academically reading wise exactly were a first grader reading should be at. The

  • Descriptive Essay On Deadly Halloween

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    Deadly Halloween The date is 31st October 2003, also known as Halloween. Three friends, Tommy, Landon and Cassandra have planned to go trick or treating. They wanted to try something new this year. They have been friends for a long time, and they always go trick or treating in the same neighborhood. It had always been a great neighborhood to trick or treat, but as the years gone by the decorations are very familiar. This year Landon got his driver's license and he got permission to borrow their

  • Gender Roles in the Play: Agamemnon by Aeschylus

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    Agamemnon. Although male characters are significant in the play, female characters such as Clytemnestra and Cassandra depicted by Aeschylus are complex for numerous reasons. First, Cassandra is a very different character, since she was given the ability to tell and predict the future. Her role in the play is symbolic because of her given ability and her constant struggle in the Trojan War. Cassandra went through rape, war, losing her family and abducted to a kingdom cursed by the Greek gods. Her persistent

  • The Amazon 's Dynamo

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    5-5. Clearly, Dynamo, Bigtable, and Cassandra are critical technology to the companies that created them. Why did they allow their employee to publish academic papers about them? Why did they not keep them as proprietary secrets? Amazon created Dynamo when they faced problem related to their business. Similarly, both Bigtable and Cassandra were created when Google and Facebook encounter similar problem related to their business. In these three cases it is clear that, all these technologies are not

  • Tug of War

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    Tug of War If the two women of Agamemnon, Clytaemnestra and Cassandra, were put to the test of Tug of War, would there be a winner or would neither win? A game of Tug of war meaning, a pull from each side of the rope until one side with out a doubt crosses a drawn line. There are similarities between the two ladies as well as several differences. The actions of the ladies and confrontations lead the town to have confused thought of each woman. Both women are strong characters having strong