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    A Response to Night of the Scorpion and Sacrifice Both Nissim Ezekien and Taufiq Rafat are writing the poem from the point of view of a older person living in the western world looking back at the culture that hey were brought up in and the differences in ways of life and beliefs. "Sacrifice" tells the story of how a goat was slaughtered to bless a house about to be built and the struggle that a young onlooker is having comprehending why it is happening. "Night Of The Scorpion" also accounts

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    Kreon, Tragic Hero in Antigone

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    In the play, Antigone, by Sophocles, there is a character, King Kreon, who is portrayed as the tragic hero, or protagonist. A tragic hero is the main character with tragic flaw, or a defect that leads to their downfall and the character is usually of high status. King Kreon would be considered the protagonist because he is opposed by an antagonist and is the main character in the play, he has the tragic flaws of stubbornness and too much self-pride, and these flaws are struck with bad luck. King

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    Wiglaf the Loyal Warrior Loyal, courageous, and strong are all characteristics of Wiglaf, warrior of the Geats. The Geats were the tribe of the great Beowulf, in the epic of Beowulf, which is set in the 8th century in modern day Denmark and Sweden. The author of the epic of Beowulf is still unknown, and it is an epic poem about the adventures of its main character, Beowulf. Wiglaf is a character that is not mentioned in the epic of Beowulf until near the end of the epic. So why did the author include

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    Old Man and The Sea

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    Old Man and The Sea In the novel The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway uses the literary device of metaphors. Hemingway uses the metaphor of the ocean to symbolize life and to depict the role that individuals play in life. Hemingway uses the metaphor of the lions to signify people who live their lives as active participants. The tourists in the novel represent the individuals, who in observe their lives and are not active participants. In the novels that Ernest Hemingway writes, he

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    Theoretical Approaches to Speech Production There are two main theories of Speech production, Spreading Activation Theory - SAT (Dell, 1986: Dell & O’Seaghdha, 1991) and Word- Form Encoding by Activation and Verification – WEAVER++ (Levelt et al., 1989: 1999). The SAT theory was devised by Dell (1986) then revised by Dell & O’Seaghda (1991). The theory works on a 4 level connectionist model: parallel and dynamic. The Semantic level is the meaning of what is going to be said. The Syntactic

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    A kite is a victim

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    The Poem titled “A Kite is a victim” written by Leonard Cohen contains multiple tropes. Through my own analysis I propose that the author’s central focus concerns life. Cohen discusses the relationships and accomplishes that we make throughout our lifetimes. In my opinion, the kite is a metaphor for the essence of life and living. Each of the four stanzas in the poem begins with a trope. In every case the tenor is the kite. These tropes will be analyzed with regard to the central theme of the poem

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    Rhythmic Gymnastics - A Combination of Athleticism and Grace If, in six years time, I were to become a successful Hollywood screenwriter and was commissioned to write a screenplay about women in sports, I would have a hard time deciding what to write about. There are currently so many sports that women participate in that I cannot image what will be available in the future. Out of all the athletic activities in which women participate, I feel that gymnastics has been overlooked by Hollywood;

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    The article “The Phenomenology of On-Screen Reading: University Students’ Lived Experience of Digitised Text,” written by Ellen Rose covers a multitude of themes in which Ellen Rose interviewed ten participants from the ages of 20-55 and utilized their answers in order to communicate her belief that reading on screen is much different than reading a physical book. Throughout the article she targets her audience on students and uses pathos, ethos, and logos persuasions in order to appeal to her readers

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    The Waste Land: A Single Protagonist The idea of a single and unifying protagonist in The Waste Land was briefly proposed by Stanley Sultan in Ulysses, The Waste Land, and Modernism form.  I would like to pursue this topic in greater depth.  Part I presents no obstacles to reading the poem in this light. On the contrary, the hypothesis of a single speaker and performer adds shadow, depth, drama, and direction to everything in the movement. It discovers a poem of far more seriousness, profundity

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    The Heroic Quest of Beowulf In Heaney’s Beowulf, Beowulf exhibits the traits of an epic hero through his three battles of good versus evil and his lifelong quest to rid the world of demons. A quest must begin with a quester, and in this poem, his name is Beowulf and he must perform heroic actions to complete his quest. The quester is often the hero of any book or poem. His goal is to do something meaningful and heroic that will sometimes bring the quester fame and fortune. In Beowulf, the quester

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