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    From Enjoyment to Ruins

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    musical people are “dying” to see. Entertainment has the capacity to do many things; it can create new moods that people never thought imaginable. This supports the people, like me, who understand that entertainment has the capabilities to ruin society. Entertainment ruins society through stories which create dreadful emotions, shows that make people loose knowledge, and finally coming together to fall apart. As entertainment has many capabilities, including creating emotions. Entertainment has surrounded

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    An Analysis of The Circular Ruins

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    An Analysis of The Circular Ruins "The Circular Ruins" is a short story written by Jorge Luis Borges in 1964. Borges was born in 1899 and died in 1986. At the age of six, he knew he wanted to be a writer. By age eight, he had already written his first story. Most of Borges' stories are listed under the fantastic literature category. Fantastic literature has several things in common with magical realism, but it is less believable. Magical realism and fantastic literature both contain magical

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    “The Circular Ruins” by Jorge Luis Borges “Green is derived from blue and green will become more brilliant than blue” Chinese Proverb The Chinese have a proverb about the evolution of humanity, and in particular, the nature of intellectual relationships. Although the color green is composed from the color blue, it often shines with a more brilliant luster than its predecessor does. This is a metaphor for the pupil and teacher. The pupil learns knowledge from his teacher, but will outgrow

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    Magical Realism and the Sublime in The Circular Ruins Among the many short stories that the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges has written, "The Circular Ruins" was published in 1964 in a collection of his works entitled Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings. Even though "The Circular Ruins" may be classified as a Magical Realist text, one may wonder if this short story could be classified as the Sublime as well. By examining "The Circular Ruins," a reader will be able to see several similarities

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    Greece

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    Crete is a large island located in the Mediterranean Sea. It is a popular tourist area for its beautiful mountains, coastline, and many ancient ruins. Most of the people in Greece live along the coast, or along rivers and harbors. Points of Interest     Top of Page The people of Greece were one of the earliest civilizations. Greece still has many ancient ruins, some over 4000 years old. Greece also has many medieval churchs. This makes Greece a very popular tourist area. Greece is also well known

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    ruins

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    Welcome to the first book of the Ranger’s Apprentice series. The Ruins of Gorlan is written by John Flanagan. It is 249 pages long and the fifteen year old protagonist is named Will. He lives as a ward in Baron Arald’s castle in the Kingdom of Araluen, along with Horace, Jenny, George and Alyss. The book opens with Choosing day. On this day, the young wards will be either accepted or rejected by one of the Craftmasters. Sir Rodney is the craftmaster of the Battleschool and this is where Will wants

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    The Ruin

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    The Ruin "Skipping, yelling the sun poured through the trees onto their small happy faces. Eyes twinkling, gleaming with joy. Long brunette shimmery hair bouncing with each step. I remember..." Each hot summer day seemed endless; picnics, playing house, dolls, applying make-up. Alyssa and Ashley were sisters more than that, they were best friends. They each had a spray of freckles across cute little turnip noses, grins that would light up a room. Everyday they would grab snacks putting them

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    Philippi is a city rich in ancient history, and is possibly the most important archeological site of the great plain of eastern Macedonia.? The ancient town has seen the fate of the West played out within its borders on several occasions and majestic ruins left from the town?s extraordinary history testify to the great civilizations that have inhabited the region.? Philippi is most famous for two reasons: it was the scene of one of the most decisive battles in history, and it was the first European city

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    In the antique land of Rome, a shattered visage of a man lies. This statue, in frigid stone, represents a man who built one of the most formidable empires in human history, all while setting the course for its eventual downfall. As the morning sun rises over the horizon in a blaze of glory, the statue illuminates and reveals the somewhat melancholic ivy as it slowly envelops the forgotten emperor. Beside the statue, hanging on a ruined stone wall, is a painting of the city that once stood tall and

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    would not even consider pressing the button, while Norma kept considering it because she wanted the money. Norma’s selfishness stems from the unhappiness she has with her current living situation, and makes her become impulsive, lose her morals, and ruin the relationship she had with Arthur. “Popular Mechanics”

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