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    about a father (John Gunther) who wrote a memoir about his son (Johnny Gunther) who was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiform Brain Tumor in April 1945 and passed away on June 30th 1947 because of his tumor. The four main characters in this book are John (dad) Fransice (mom) Johnny (son) and the doctors that are helping Johnny extend his life expectancy. The setting in this book is in New York City where Johnny’s main hospital for his treatments is located. In this book Johnny is a child that excels

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    Hope in Death Be Not Proud The novel, Death Be Not Proud, by John Gunther, is the story of the struggle of a child to stay alive. Johnny Gunther Jr.'s constant hope got him out of bed every morning with a positive attitude. His outright opposition to the fact that he was going to die and his determination not to, kept a fiery spirit in him so that he didn't give up. Johnny's stubborn determination to not accept defeat at so early an age, along with the tremendous courage he showed when realizing

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    Mosquito

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    In the article “The Mosquito in the Net,” author Marc Gunther explores the impact of a small environmental group, Rainforest Action Network, on corporate giants such as Citigroup, Home Depot, Ford, and others. Gunther provides examples of how corporations are influenced by RAN’s less than conventional campaigns and how corporate environmental polices are changed in response. By applying the six theories, one can gain a better understanding of how RAN’s tactics are justified and effective. The utilitarian

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    Nibelungenlied and Parzival

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    Nibelungenlied and Parzival Although both the Nibelungenlied and Parzival were composed around the same time (c. 1200), they are vastly different in certain respects—namely concerning the matters of diplomacy, redemption, revenge, and deceit. Some striking similarities do exist among the two texts—concepts of honor (êre), loyalty (triuwe), moderation (mâze) and knightly deeds (âventiure) are valued highly by both societies. However, each notion is accomplished through different measures in

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    language. This broadcast occurred on a mid-afternoon weekday. Immediately before the broadcast the station announced a disclaimer telling listeners that the program would include "sensitive language which might be regarded as offensive to some."(Gunther, 1991) As a part of the program the station decided to air a 12 minute monologue called "Filthy Words" by comedian George Carlin. The introduction of Carlin's "routine" consisted of, according to Carlin, "words you couldn't say on the public air waves

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    Death Be Not Proud

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    Death Be Not Proud by John Gunther, his son Named Johnny is faced with this situation. At an early age, Johnny was found with a brain tumor, and struggles to survive. Johnny later died from the brain tumor. Johnny was loved by many people; much of whom tried his/her best to help Johnny through this ordeal. Although Johnny was faced with death, Johnny faced death with courage throughout the book. Even though Johnny was faced with death, he faced death with courage. Johnny showed that, by keeping a

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    them down a path to certain death. Each of them interacted with the archetypal hero who was brave, valiant, and all-powerful. Hagen deeply hated and envied Siegfried. When Siegfried insulted Queen Brunhild and threatened his influence over King Gunther, Hagen proclaimed his disdain. He declared, “I fancy I shall manage this so well in secret that he will repent of Brunhild’s weeping. I declare that I shall always be his enemy!” (Hatto 118) Hagen was pushed down a path towards certain death because

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    Beowulf and Siegfried

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    The only similarity between Beowulf and Siegfried is the letter e—that is until you actually start reading the stories. Within the early moments of Beowulf and the Nibelungenlied significant amounts of correlations steadfastly intertwined a web of parallelism between the two heroic characters. Both glory-seeking and nigh invincible warriors from noble origins, the two warriors blasted through adversities in pursuit of their ultimate goals. While both eventually fulfilled their desires, Siegfried’s

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    Siegfried vs Beowulf

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    “Any relations in a social order will endure, if there is infused into them some of that spirit of human sympathy which qualifies life for immortality.” -George William Russell Homer defines a hero as one who acquires and maintains honor through victory in battle while embracing a highly individualistic attitude. Homer’s epic warriors were self-interested in order to preserve their honor and to acquire fame--the currency used by the hero to achieve immortality. Heroes of this archetype often

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    A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but is the scent sweet the same for everyone? (line 1600, Romeo and Juliet ). If one person from a whole different culture or world believed that something sugary always has a hint of bitterness as well, would one still consider it the same kind of sweet as we do? With this in mind, the meaning and definition of the word honor presents us with the same situation. Considered as an important attribute in what defines warrior-hero, honor is what distinguishes

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