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    The Thousand and One Nights: Unique Tales The Thousand and One Nights and Arabian Nights comes in the Middle Eastern and Western origin. The stories gathered from different cultures in India, China, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Turkey, and Greece. The Thousand and One Nights and Arabian Nights give triumph to fables bring heroes and heroines with moral lesson to life. “King Shahryar and his brother, Shahzaman believe women are treacherous” (Byatt, 1). “This led Sultan with every new wife to be executed by

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    entertainment of kids on these popular stories. One might wonder that where these stories originated and how it came down and made place in the western culture. Although these stories are very popular in both the western culture and the eastern culture but the original literary work is not so popular in common people. Theses stories are some of the stories from the Arabic work "The Thousand and One Nights." The work of "The Thousand and One Nights" represents basically a female that is a strong

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    The Thousand and One Nights

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    When a person becomes trapped in a situation that stems from an individual with greater authority, being manipulative can be a very promising method to escape. The Thousand and One Nights does a very good job of being a good example of someone in this situation that uses stories within a story to capture encapsulate the attention of the reader. Despite the many little stories that go into the text, the main story behind it all is about a king named King Shahrayar and how he goes insane after catching

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    tale inside of a larger story. In the Prologue of The Thousand and One Nights, The King named Shahrayar witnessed his very unfaithful wife by making love with another man. Because of this eventful tragedy, Shahrayar decides to have his wife killed because of her unfaithful acts. The man that killed his wife, named Vizer, once the dead was done by killing his wife, Vizer had a new job which was to find a new women to sleep with each night. Every morning the woman is killed after she sleeps with

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    write, every author has one major purpose in their writings, and that purpose is to have a moral. A lesson learned, so the world as the characters know it will be a better place; but how does an author express that moral? The answer is through literary devices. There is no such thing that one author moral in their writing is better than the other authors writing and vice versa when it comes to how they explain it. Everyone writing is unique, but in my opinion, there is only one piece of writing that

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    The book Chimera by John Barth is not one but three books all taking places in different places and times in Greek mythology. The book is split into three part the Dunyazadiad, the Perseid, and the Bellerophoniad. Just as in the Aeneid the main characters names are in each of the section titles: Dunyazade, Perseus, and Bellerophon. Their stories are literally just simple retellings except told from other points of view to give another point of view as if we are seeing it from the worlds point of

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    Husain Haddawy’s The Arabian Nights and Zora Neale Hurston’s Mules and Men - Revealing the Conflicts, Desires and Dreams of the Collector "For the translator, who stands astride two cultures, possesses two different sensibilities, and assumes a double identity" —Husain Haddawy Magic, love, sex, war, gods, spells. These are all common ingredients in the folktales of almost every culture. Many people say that folktales are windows to cultures. That might be so. Often readers do not realize, though

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    Now in our society, women are always involved in many important events or issues. As we can see on the news that there are many women joining global decision making conference, for example, Global Health Conference, The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, etc. Women can make decision and the representative for the country. Just like Michelle Obama, The First Lady of United State, she can follow Obama to nearly all of the business trip or conference trip. She can talk to the

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    Gender and Power in The Arabian Nights Works Cited Not Included Contemplating the relationship between gender and power, one undoubtedly notices that tradition regards men as the holders of official office and power. Historically, men have also always been the leaders of their families, and turned to in times of trouble or need. Making generalizations is normally a weak approach to any task; in this case however, it is necessary to do so in order to illustrate how drastically opposite the situations

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    Mermaids have been long-lasting symbols in mythology for thousands of years. This half-human, half-fish creature is considered dangerous to many. Mermaids are considered monsters because of their deadly voice, ability to cause lethal storm, and that they represent a different world, unknown to humans. As Skye Alexander states, “Mermaids, it seems, are as changeable as the sea — serene one moment and tumultuous the next” (Alexander 235). A mermaid is a mythical creature that is half-human, half-fish

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