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    Forming the Pomegranate

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    Forming the Pomegranate pome·gran·ate Punica granatum Punicaceae Derived from Old French pome grenate: pome for apple and grenate, having many seeds. And there is also Latin: grantus, granum, grain, seed. This skin of a pomegranate is like tissue, the inside of the body, like blood clotting. Soft tissue. At least twenty-seven different hues of red. Or any other number, perhaps it is more. Pomegranate red when a lip is bitten, the inside of the mouth--soft tissues of the mouth. The fruit's

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    Benefits Of Pomegranates

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    Pomegranate Health Benefits Pomegranates are often considered as the healthiest fruit around. This is because they naturally have a large amount, specifically, 20% of your daily value needs, of Vitamin C, as well as large amounts of fiber which has immense effects on the overall health of your bloodstream. The most wanted attribute in pomegranates are their anti-oxidant properties. Antioxidants work to damage a certain type of cell called free radicals, which can damage brain cells. There have also

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    One of the oldest cultivated fruits, pomegranates first grew in the Fertile Crescent of Mesopotamia and ancient Persia. The Romans gave it its name -- "pomegranate" literally means "seed apple" in Latin -- and planted the sturdy seedlings throughout their empire. Spain so loved pomegranates that they named the city of Granada after them, according to some historians. The fruit also made its way eastward to India, where its juice was considered a health elixir that cured any number of ills. As modern

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    Mothers, Daughters, and Myths “The Pomegranate” by Eaven Bolend and “The Bistro Styx” by Rita Dove are both poems that relate mother/daughter relationships to the Greek myth of Demeter and Persephone. In “The Pomegranate” the narrator discusses her personal relation to the myth and the reality of her daughter’s growing relation to the tale. “The Bistro Styx” explores a mother who no longer lives with her daughter and uses the myth to display the divide that is already between the two. Both of these

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    Atkinson “Apple in French is pomme and it is pronounced pom. This represents the forbidden fruits: the pomegranate and the apple, which Eve ate in the Garden of Eden” (Atkinson, 2005).This is petrifying the speaker because she knows the tale of Eve. To her the forbidden fruit appeared very tempted and she ate it in the Garden of Eden. This action led Eve and Adam enter into this world of pain and sins. Boland used the myth of Eve to elaborate the inner horrifying emotions and concerns of the speaker

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    The Pomegranate Tree in The Kite Runner

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    Friendship does not require physical connection.. The Pomegranate tree is used as a motif and changes throughout the novel. Amir often returns to the motif of the Pomegranate tree. In the beginning of The Kite Runner, Amir and Hassan’s friendship is flourishing as they share stories and laugh by the pomegranate tree. Hassan and Amir bond over stories such as, “Shahnameh,” (Hosseini, pg. 103). As the novel continues, Amir throws pomegranates from the tree at Hassan, breaking the physical relationship

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    Introduction The pomegranate fruit has become popularized across the United States due to health benefit claims.[1] With the introduction of new products entering the food system, it is important to determine if the phytochemicals touted for their health benefits, due in fact impact physical health in a positive manner.[2] The known phytochemicals found in the pomegranate fruit have been proven to have benefits, but it has not been well studied if the compounds themselves produce the benefits,

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    Persephone ate the seven seeds of pomegranate and that turned her into a fertile woman ready to continue the circle of life on this world. Tatjana Pavlov writes in this context Persephone is raped and carried off by Hades into the Underworld. Her mother, Ceres, the goddess of fields and gardens, searches for her daughter but her quest makes the world barren. When she finally locates Persephone, Hades refuses to release her daughter, who has eaten seven seeds of a pomegranate, a fatal fruit, which confines

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    Kite Runner

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    The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, follows the maturation of Amir, a boy from Afghanistan, as he discovers what it means to stand up for what he believes in. His quest to redeem himself after betraying his friend and brother, Hassan, makes up the heart of the novel. For most of the book, Amir attempts to deal with his guilt by avoiding it and refusing to own up to his mistakes. Because of his past, Amir is incapable of moving forward. His entire life is shaped by his disloyalty to Hassan and his

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    countrymen by suggestively dangling fruits that hold "a secret that can be experienced with the senses, but cannot be grasped intellectually" (Lockwood 105). Lawrence accomplishes his poetic journey through revisions of myths. The opening poem, "Pomegranate," which alludes to the myth of Pers... ... middle of paper ... ...h life with "family and friends" (Unterecker 241). Works Cited French, Roberts W. "Lawrence and American Poetry." The Legacy of D. H. Lawrence, Jeffrey Meyers, ed

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    Dali’s Vision The painting “Dream Caused By The Flight Of A Bee Around A Pomegranate A Second Before Awakening” was painted by Dali in 1944. The painting is an oil on canvas painting with a dimension of 51cm x 40.5 cm. Salvador Dali was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Spain. In his masterpiece he uses many different lines and colors to enhance what is going on in the painting. He illustrates a fruit, a fish, tigers, a rifle and a woman wearing no clothes sleeping. With every single

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    her return to Earth if she did not eat anything while in the Underworld. Knowing that he wanted to keep her for his Queen, Hades deliberately gave her a pomegranate from which Persephone later admitted to have eaten a few seeds. Hades agreed to let her live on Earth, but she had to visit him four months out of the year because she ate the pomegranate seeds. Demeter was reunited with Persephone and the crops again flourished (Bryant 55). Much like Persephone, the character of Breege is a young woman

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    Images of Life and Death in Bavarian Gentians As the last few days of summer fade away, and September's end brings promises of a cold, sad autumn, the feast of Michaelmas has come and gone, and one can not help but be reminded of D. H. Lawrence's "Bavarian Gentians," a poem that commences by reminiscing of the sad days at the end of September, when summer has finally departed along with its intoxicating and life-giving breath.  Like the days that separate summer from autumn, Lawrence's poem

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    of the Underworld. She is then fated to spend one-third of the year in the underworld as Hades’ bride because she consumed pomegranate seeds. This myth appears frequently as a metaphor not only in “The Pomegranate” and “The Bistro Styx,” but in many others as well. In both poems, the myth of Persephone is used to symbolize the mother-daughter relationships. In “The Pomegranate,” right off the bat, the poet writes,”story of my daughter lost in hell.” Right there is where the poet refers to the myth

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    hurt—or letting Assef rape Hassan. Since that incident, Amir struggled with his guilt. He had even gone looking for punishment in the past, as when he tried to get Haasan to hit him with the pomegranates because he felt that there would be some justice for the way he treated Hassan. As Amir constantly threw pomegranates at Hassan, Hassan never got angry or reacted differently. Amir wanted Hassan’s anger and aggressiveness, which he never got because Hassan was faithful to Amir. However, Amir’s guilt lingered

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    Pan 's Labyrinth is a film with the thrilling mythical story-line in the development of a civil war. A young girl by the name of, Ofelia, is sent out with her pregnant mother to live with her captain/army based stepfather. As she arrives, she is a greeted with a fairy that peaks her interest because of her fascination with fairy-tales. She is directed to a labyrinth and welcomed by a faun explaining her relation to a mystical king. In order to be reunited with her true father, she needs to complete

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    Importance Of Pomegranate

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    pomegranate’s medicinal qualities have been known for thousands of years (Rustaiyan, 2013). pomegranate is now widely cultivated in the Mediterranean, tropical and subtropical areas. Botanically, the Punica granatum L. (P. granatum L.) belong to the family of Punicaceae with 2n = 16 or 18 chromosomes. The genus punica is known to include two species P. protopunica and P. granatum (Mars, 2000). In Iraq, pomegranate is produced in Diyala, Karbla, Hillah, Kirkuk, Sulaymania and Duhok governorates. However

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    The pomegranate (Punica granatum) is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree in the family Lythraceae that grows between 5 and 8 m (16 and 26 ft) tall. The name pomegranate is actually derived from medieval Latin pōmum "apple" and grānātum "seeded"[5]. The fruit is typically in season in the Northern Hemisphere from September to February,[2] and in the Southern Hemisphere from March to May. Today, pomegranates are used in baking, cooking, juice blends, meal garnishes, smoothies, and alcoholic

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    Pomegranate Case Study

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    Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) is oldest and beloved fruit crop belongs to the family Lythraceae. It is believed to be originated in Central Asia and adapted the Mediterranean regions of Central Asia, Africa and Europe. It is having both cultivated (Punica granatum L.) and wild types (Punica protopunica Balf.) of which P. granatum L. is mainly cultivated for fruit production. Besides this, ornamental type, Japanese Dwarf pomegranate (Punica granatum var. nana) is also popular in Asian countries

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    Pomegranate Eavan Boland

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    parents, turning his home’s safety for the uncertainty, and the life stability for hardship. Although a young person wants to have a good relationship with his parents, he also wants to be himself, and emphasize his individuality and autonomy. “Pomegranate,” a poem by Eavan Boland, draws on the Greek myth “Demeter and Persephone” to illustrates the influence of inevitable changes in human development on relationship between mother and daughter, and periodicity of human existence. To express her

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