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    The Conqueror Worm and the End of the World Edgar Allen Poe is one of the fathers of terror and mystery.  His twisted, Macabre tales and poems are filled with great detail and often end with a dismal twist.  "The Conqueror Worm" is one example of his masterful rhymes and tells how a play on life turns into reality for mankind. The setting is a theater but it is not just a site for plays.  Poe describes it to be that way to trick the reader, but the theater is actually the setting for mankind

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    Poe’s “The Conqueror Worm” represents a gothic view of death through the praise and genocide of society. Poe introduces the poem with the use of romance, which only expands the horror of the poem. The poem describes a play called “Man,” representing society where the audience is the angels. ‘The Conqueror Worm’ then appears, killing the patrons but is still praised as a hero. The final applause for the worm then suggests that he has helped society end its tragedy. “The Conqueror Worm” is a gothic

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    The Raven and Ligeia a comparison Although the two tales are presented in different literary forms the tales themselves deal with remarkably similar subject matter. So much so that it is possible to compare the style of each with but a little reference to the general themes of the two works. The Raven and Ligeia are both about loss. The narrators of both tales have lost the dearest thing to them, a woman of incomparable talents and beauty. That the loss of this woman has happened for different

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    Here We Stand Exposed

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    I began with a mindset to prove one of these actions to be of greater good than the other. I assumed that if the two oppose one another, it would naturally follow that they be mutually exclusive to one another, for to oppose implies an eventual conqueror: thus, a natural superior and inferior. However, after beginning my attempt at this proof, I found myself presented with another—and somewhat surprising—conclusion: that these two, in truth, depend on one another for their own existence, and that

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    William the Conqueror

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    William the Conqueror Missing Works Cited William the conqueror was the bastard son of Robert the Devil, the sixth Norman duke, and a tanner’s daughter named Arlette. In those days it was common for noble men to have children without marriage. Robert was either eighteen or nineteen years old when he first saw William’s mother Arlette. He summoned for her to come to his castle and Arlette moved in with Robert and stayed until he got rid of her. When William was about seven-years-old his

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    Balboa, a Spanish conqueror and explorer. Vasco Nuñez de Balboa, a Spanish conqueror and explorer, was the first to see the coast of the Pacific Ocean. He saw the ocean in September of 1513, from the top of a mountain of what is now Panama. On September 29, 1523, Balboa claimed it and all its shores for Spain. His findings opened Spanish explorations and conquests along the western coast of South America began. The Spanish called the ocean the South Sea because it lay south of the isthmus

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    Alexander the Great

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    Humanity has known a few distinguished consolidators of civilizations. Alexander the Great is one of them, and the first to accumulate power in his hand beyond any conqueror’s dream. His feats served as guidelines for other rulers like Cesar Augustus and Napoleon, who, by means of outstanding military prowess, conquered and ruled most of the civilized world of their times. Alexander was born in 356 B.C., as the son of King Philip II and Olympias. He was taught by the great philosopher, Aristotle

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    someone admired for his impressive exploits; or someone who shows tremendous courage. A hero controls a great deal of power of authority, or strong influence over others. When people envision a hero, they usually think of a champion, a paragon, a conqueror, or a celebrity. Jimmy Connors represented all these qualities. He displayed power when he was on the tennis court, and he asserted his force off the court. Mr. Connors is a dominant, influential powerhouse. A champion was born unknowingly

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    Elizabeth Inchbald’s A Mogul Tale

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    work suggests. The Mughal Dynasty was a line of Muslim emperors who reigned in India from 1526 to 1858.3[3] The line began with Babur as the first great Mughal emperor. He was a descendant of the Turkish conqueror Timur on his father's side and of the Mongol (in Persian, mughal) conqueror Genghis Khan on his mother's side.4[4] Babur came to power with the defeat of Ibrahim Lodhi in the first battle of Panipat.5[5] During his reign as the Mughal, Babur extended his empire to Punjab and Bihar.6[6]

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    ability to respond to what is going on around him has departed; therefore taking away the very factor that defines a living object? When examining force by means of killing others, this force does not only have an effect on the victim, but also on the conqueror. “Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates” (332). Weil goes on to say that force is not really a retainable thing. All persons, weak and strong

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