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    A Comparison of Thomas Gray's Elegy (Eulogy) Written in a Country Churchyard and Bryant's Thanatopsis Thomas Gray and William Cullen Bryant both chose to write about nature and death being intertwined. Since Thomas Gray lived in a time of social injustice, he chose to use death to illustrate the problems inherent in a socially stratified society. William Cullen Bryant, on the other hand, lived in a rapidly expanding young nation that cherished the vast amounts of untouched nature and he used

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    Many of the young officers who fought in the Great War enlisted in the army with glowing enthusiasm, believing that war was played in fancy uniforms with shiny swords. They considered war as a noble task, an exuberant journey filled with honor and glory. Yet, after a short period on the front, they discovered that they had been disillusioned by the war: fighting earned them nothing but hopelessness, death and terror. They had lost their lives to the lost cause of war, which also killed their innocence

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    it would appear that Antigone’s decision to bury Polynices’ body is based off of her bravery and courage, it later becomes apparent that she is only doing so because she is seeking attention and glory. Antigone’s willingness to risk her life to bury Polynices, further highlights her longing for glory. When she finds out about Creon’s decree,

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    God,Gold, and Glory

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    culture and economy grew, along with their desire to explore the world. As Europe entered the Age of Exploration, European explorers had three motives above all others that drove them forward in their discoveries. The European desire for God, gold, and glory, had a major impact on the early modern world. Religion had a significant impact on the early modern world. One of the goals the Spanish had when they set out to conquer foreign lands was to convert as many foreigners as possible. Missionaries were

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    Love Of Glory In Beowulf

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    love of glory, loyalty to a leader, and their belief in fate. Throughout the epic poem, Beowulf shows his love for glory by fighting for his kingdom. Beowulf was Geatland’s greatest warrior which means that he was always thirsty for a battle. So once Geatland found out that Denmark was being terrorized by Grendel, Beowulf was the first to help. One of the first ways the epic shows this trait of a love of glory is after the

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    place a few years later, with the author’s own suicide. This ‘Glory’ which ‘as anyone knows is bitter stuff’, is restored to the Sailor, who had failed to achieve when it mattered. The portrayal of Glory, the macabre desire for a glorious death, for ‘the pinnacle of manliness’ all contribute to an incredibly disturbing interpretation of the author’s state of mind, in this, his most celebrated work. Needless to say, the bitter taste of ‘Glory’ in Mishima’s work, leaves an unpleasant after-taste.

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    The Glory Road Movie

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    The movie I decided to watch was Glory Road. I have watched The Blind Side many times before so I wanted to watch something different for this project. Both videos have the same points in which they are involved in society. Both involve race and ethnicity. Both movies were based on real life stories. Glory road is about a coach who is low on resources to seek out new players for his basketball team. The coach puts his own personal money into recruiting these new players. The new players he was looking

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    film, Paths of Glory directed by Stanley Kubrick, is a 1950s war drama highlighting the immense absurdity of the First World War. The use of vivid images of corpses, trenches, and inept leadership, prove to be one of the best portrayals of the actual war. During the First World War, ordinary soldiers and officers fought bravely in the face of the enemy, but inept leadership from the top brass proved deadly and incredibly deficient of any real concern for human life. Paths of Glory, follows a French

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    tragedies life holds. However, in the poem “To An Athlete Dying Young”, author A.E. Housman contradicts those beliefs. Housman uses the character of an athlete dying in the earlier stages of life to demonstrate the pros of dying at the peak of one’s glory. He does so by presenting this through the eyes of a speaker with a pessimistic view of life. Although a sad reality, according to the speaker of the poem, dying young is not as bad as it is naturally perceived. The speaker tries to make the most

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    "Silence is a woman's glory." Although this may have held true during the times of ancient Greeks, and although the un-silence of a woman is her glory today, one finds within Greek political theory, a critique of the idea. Regardless of that the ancient code for how women should be, especially exemplified in Athenian culture, philosophers, especially Euripides have questioned this idea in relation to the idea of Athenian democracy. I will use Aristotle's Politics, Suppliant Women and Children

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