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    he feels about his place in life. He’s stuck in a place that doesn’t have anything for him and he sees nothing for himself in the fields. The last bit really ties together how the main protagonist, Dave, feels about his situation. He is looking “homeward” in a sense rather than towards a specific location. More of an idea than an actual place but somewhere where he can feel at home. All the while looking through a paling light. In this context we can assume that paling means dimming and it’s as if

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    Christopher Columbus

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    Columbus, Christopher (Italian Cristoforo Colombo, Spanish Cristóbal Colón) (1451-1506), Italian-Spanish navigator who sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a route to Asia but achieved fame by making landfall, instead, in the Caribbean Sea. Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy. His father was a weaver, and it is believed that Christopher entered this trade as a young man. Information about the beginning of his seafaring career is uncertain, but the independent city-state of Genoa had a

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    Did you know that William Dampier was the first person to circumnavigate the world three times. He was born at Hymerford House in East Coker, Somerset, in 1651. He was baptised on 5 September, but his actual date of birth is not recorded. He was educated at King's School, Bruton. William Dampier was Australia first natural historian. Dampier married Judith around 1679, then left for the sea a few months later. William explored for England and was one of the most important british explorers. In

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    Picture a water-logged, bearded man floundering about in the ocean, yet never failing nor drowning. This is Odysseus, King of Ithaka, trying to survive. In The Odyssey by Homer, characters in the story were impacted by significant events, and emerged either more joyful, or more depressed than before. Telemakhos journeyed on a long voyage to find his father, enduring much pain in the process that eventually lead to reunion with his father. His father, Odysseus himself, the great Greek hero, suffered

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    It is quite interesting to watch little children grow up. Sometimes, of course, it is also quite disappointing, because the child may not develop the good character traits that his parents desire. Moreover, the child might even develop some shocking traits. However, at the end of the ‘process’ one acquires the opportunity to look back on the past years and understand what events influenced the character of that particular person; thus, being able to, at least, somewhat control the character of the

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    Christopher Columbus

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    accountant. On October 12, 1492, at 2:00 in the morning he spouted a small island, which he called San Salvador. In January, the Santa Maria was wrecked off the coast of Espanola. The Nina, with Columbus in command, along with the Pinta began the homeward voyage in January 1493. The storms drove the ships first to the Azores and then to Lisbon, Columbus arrived in Palos, Spain, in March. He was enthusiastically received by the Spanish Monarchs. Columbus planned immediately for a second expedition

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    reference to secret sin and sad mysteries which we hide from our nearest and dearest, and would fain conceal from our own consciousness even forgetting that the Omniscient can detect them” (Line 83). After Mr. Hooper’s implication “some decided to head homeward” (103). He has realized that all people

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    Oh, for the Love of Men

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    Beowulf, an Anglo Saxon epic poem, is useful in understanding a warrior culture. An important aspect of a warrior type culture is brotherhood, which is based on trust. A liege lord must have military prowess, and the attributes of honesty, honor, and generosity. A liege lord with these qualities should inspire the same characteristics in his comrades. A group of men with traits such as these, will have a bond built and maintained solely on loyalty. This paper will elaborate on the scenes where this

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    Dialogical and Formalistic Approach to Elegy (Eulogy) Written in a Country Churchyard Elegy in a Country Courtyard, by Thomas Gray, can be looked at through two different methods. First the Dialogical Approach, which covers the ability of the language of the text to address someone without the consciousness that the exchange of language between the speaker and addressee occurs. (HCAL, 349) The second method is the Formalistic Approach, which allows the reader to look at a literary piece, and

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    In the intricate and complex epic poem, “The Odyssey”, Odysseus’s main goal was to reach his home, Ithaca. Even though all of his thoughts were turned towards his family and home, he learns many lessons along the way. Odysseus's greatest learning experiences were in his journey, not his destination. The quote “the experiences of the voyage itself were more meaningful for Odysseus than his arrival home,” truly depicts that Odysseus’s experiences and confrontations with others throughout the journey

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