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    An Analysis of Robert Frost's Once by the Pacific Most readers are familiar with the poetry of Robert Frost, but they may not be familiar with his poem "Once by the Pacific." This poem stands out from most of his popular poems, which frequently relate to rural New England life. Many critics have thus commented that his works are too simple. "Once by the Pacific," however, seems to challenge this opinion, as it is one of Frost's more "difficult" poems to interpret. Although this poem

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    When it comes to reading and writing, I have always been a fluent person. Since I was a little child my mother always emphasized on the importance of books and the knowledge they teach. I even received books on various genres as a gift from my family and friends. Gradually, reading became a hobby and I was known as a bookworm by my Elementary peers. You could always find me at the school library searching for new and unique books; however, my interests were only targeted towards sci-fi and mystery

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    Flood Legends From Around the World

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    There are flood stories from many cultures. The flood stories usually consist of a higher power that floods a civilization due to some act that has made the higher power angry. The stories talk about one specific family and how the flood consumes the entire globe. So many cultures have a story about a great flood that have many similar details that it is hard to not believe that it is not true, but whether the story of a great flood is true or not, it is up to the individual to decide. Judaism is

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    Evidence for the Biblical Flood

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    “And God said to Noah, “I have determined to make an end of all flesh, for the earth is filled with violence through them. Behold, I will destroy the earth. Make yourself an ark…” (Genesis 6:13-14, English Standard Version) “For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.” (Genesis 6:17, ESV) “And of every living thing of all flesh you shall bring two of every sort into the

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    The Flood Stories of Gilgamesh and the Bible The amazing stories of the great flood that are described in The Epic of Gilgamesh which is translated by N.K. Sandars and “The Story of the Flood” which is the King James version, both stories similarly. Many of the events of each story are very similar in ways and very different in some of them. From reading both stories I concluded that there was a huge flood that took place in that area of the world. Even though the way both stories describe the

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    The Flood of Noah and the Flood of Gilgamesh

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    Myths, some parts speculated to be true and many not, have always been part of our lives. However, as one glances across the different myths of different cultures, one can find that some portion of two different myths can be eerily similar to each other, causing one to speculate whether they have made contact with one another long time ago in history. This led to the question that people constantly try to prove: do myths that have overlapping ideas verify actual historical truths and similar culture

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    Two Flood Stories

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    By having two separate flood stories, one is able to realize that there are multiple accounts of the creation and flood stories further developing varying beliefs among society today. In both the P and J versions, a peaceful beginning is tarnished by human misdemeanor. In the P version God counters these transgressions with the flood, marking the beginning of a new era of creation, which is protected by the covenant of Noah. However, the J source presents a narrative cycle of transgressions and

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    The Flood story has been retold, and interpreted in different styles or versions and pass on to generations. For instance the two stories – the Babylonian version in the Atrahasis and Gilgamesh epic, and the Yahwist version from Genesis are the two famous flood stories with similar themes and a few similarities like, the flood occurred in Mesopotamian plain, main characters were asked or warned to build a boat to escape from the flood, but they differ in the events that took place, i.e., the details

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    “The most remarkable parallels between the Old Testament and the entire corpus of cuneiform inscriptions from Mesopotamia . . . are found in the deluge accounts of the Babylonians and Assyrians, on the one hand, and the Hebrews, on the other,” Heidel stated. A story of a great flood has been recorded by various civilizations, such as the Hebrews with Genesis, from the Bible, and the Babylonians with the Epic of Gilgamesh. The flood story, in the book of Genesis is remarkably similar to the Tablet

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    Global floods have been a shared part of human culture and religion for thousands of years. There are countless stories of worldwide floods throughout the ages. A majority of the global flood stories share the same basic framework which consists of a hero, a means of salvation, and a blessing. The most popular flood accounts are the Biblical flood of Noah and the Babylonian “Epic of Gilgamesh”. There are many similarities between the Babylonian flood story and the Noachian flood accounts. There are

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