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    Call of Duty

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    The marks of our heroes are deeds of courage and valor, along with the nobility of purpose; even sacrificing their fleeting life upholding the lives of brothers at arms or ideals greater than themselves. In the Iliad, the heroic code administers the underlying conflict between Achaeans and Trojans, both acknowledging the presence of their unwritten code. For the ancient Greeks, a hero had but a single task to fulfill: to live by honor and to leave with glory. How this was achieved varied from hero

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    Iliad bro

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    The Iliad has been a tremendous force in the development of Western culture and the impacts from the modern dominant ideologies derived from the culture are felt globally. In particular, the traditional patriarchal nature of the Iliad presents an intriguing allegory with the values of the later western cultures. It is crucial to make the link between the Iliad and the schooling of the educated classes. Although the classics have been largely deemphasized in contemporary secondary and tertiary education

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    Rage In The Iliad

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    The Iliad, being the first great book, is described in many ways from a summarizing standpoint. The first word of the Iliad is rage. Rage is a feeling of anger that originates from true feelings of regret, loss, and love, and fury in one which then is put forth through a response to that stimuli. This stimuli is the result of what Homer loves to portray in the Iliad to us; death. The bloody and gruesome descriptions of the many battle scenes are what turn the reader into an intrigued yet somewhat

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    Ideals of Greeks and Trojans: A New Analysis The story of the Iliad portrays a vial battle between the Greeks and Trojans that has been ongoing for over 9 years. The Greeks ultimately win the war, but not without bloody conflict with the Trojans. The Greeks and Trojans each have positive characteristics that help them maintain some of their glory throughout the Iliad and lead to a tense fight between the two sides. Unfortunately, their emotions do get this best of them and hinder their positive

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    One may conclude that the Hecuba scene is among the most pivotal parts of the play. Hamlet formed the plan to expose the guilt in Claudius by putting on a play that reenacts King Hamlet’s murder. This idea is inspired by the deep emotional and powerful speech recited by the First Player. The speech tells a gruesome story about Priam, the king of Troy, and his queen Hecuba. Pyrrhus, the son of Achilles has come after Priam to avenge his father’s death, which is very similar to what Hamlet will do

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    Medea and Hecuba are used by Euripides to represent two aggrieved women in Ancient Greece in a chauvinistic society that only attended to the rights of men. Medea was the princess to Jason but he later married Glauce the daughter of King Creon of Corinth. Jason the Greek hero had taken Medea his wife to Corinth where they had run to exile and takes the chance to woe the King’s daughter whom he marries and forgets about his wife Medea and his children. Aggrieved, Medea aims to take revenge on Jason

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    have changed as much as the stories that surround him. The epic and tragedy I will focus on in particular is The Odyssey by Homer and Hecuba by Euripides. The defining characteristics of Odysseus ranges widely as is shown in Homer’s The Odyssey and Euripides’s Hecuba. The figure of Odysseus in homers The Odyssey is the antithesis of the Odysseus in Euripides Hecuba due to their historical contexts and respective audiences. The character of Odysseus in homers epic is known for his strength, courage

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    No Justice in Democracy

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    Unfortunately, this did not always happen. In Hecuba, the practice of democracy contradicted its fundamental principles. The amount of justice a person could receive vastly depended on their stature in Greek society. Oftentimes, the collective vote of the army benefitted the few who held the most sway, such as when Odysseus suggested the sacrifice for Achilles' tomb. However, the policies they passed did not affirm the morals of what is just to slaves like Hecuba, when they chose her daughter. Also, those

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    father, mother, brother, and husband. However, Hector, faced with this tough decision between staying with his wife and going to war, commits to his duties as a Trojan warrior to serve and protect the entire community. Before Hector dies, his mother Hecuba announces that she too was completely reliant on him, who was “the only comfort / [She] had, day, and night, wherever [he was]” (22.478-9). These women are heavily dependent on Hector and beg in vain for him to stay. Helen also cannot influence Paris

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    OBAMA Bin Ladin

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    Opportunities are like shy ghosts that appear out of nowhere, then quickly hide's it's face again. We will never know when it will disappear, or if it will ever show it's face again. But when opportunity does decides to show itself, it is vital that we do not turn our backs towards it, or hesitate to take advantage of it. By hesitating the mind starts to over think the situation and become uncertain what to do, making the human body practically useless since it cannot act accordingly; and when there

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