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    popularity, “just about every Roman city had its own amphitheater. The most majestic, the Colosseum, held 50,000 spectators and offered every sort of diversion from circus acts to reenactments of historic naval battles on the flooded arena floor. Roman emperors spent vast

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    Has one ever wondered how Louis Vuitton became about? Well this is how, he was born in Jura, France on August 4, 1821 in a small village in eastern France's mountainous and heavily wooded area. Louis Vuitton soon became one of the biggest designers due to his fabulous work. Although, he had no educational or degrees in design his work is still very famous and popular today even. Louis Vuitton was part of a hardworking family who were carpenters and farmers. His father, Xavier Vuitton happens to

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    Kurt Vonnegut Analysis

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    Born on November 11, 1922, in Indianapolis, Indiana, Kurt Vonnegut is viewed as a standout amongst the most powerful American authors of the twentieth century. He was recognized as a writer who mixed sci-fi and humor. Vonnegut made his own remarkable world in each of his books and filled them with peculiar characters, for example, the outsider race known as the Tralfamadorians in Slaughterhouse-Five (1969). In the wake of studying at Cornell University from 1940 to 1942, Kurt Vonnegut enrolled in

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    Animal Farm Essay

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    revolution. Manor Farm – where the plot unfolds – is based on the country of Russia. The character of Mr Jones is a replica of Tsar Nicholas II, the final Russian emperor. Throughout Nicholas’ rule, the Russian people were faced with horrendous poverty and turmoil, just like the animals in Orwell’s novel lead lives of starvation and desire, as revealed when the creatures rebel against Mr Jones due to the fact that he hadn’t fed them in days (page 12)... ... middle of paper ... ...lements such

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    A Hero is a person who is brave and acts to protect the population and willing to sacrifice his own life for others. At the basis of a hero is self-sacrifice and can be male or female. In The Wrath of Khan (1982), Spock talks about how the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few and Captain Kirk answers, “Or the one.” This defines a hero and their unselfishness. Christopher Vogler a story consultant for Hollywood states from his book The Writer’s Journey, “In the process of becoming complete

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    Sci-Fi at It's Best: Star Wars

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    Star Wars is the biggest influence and best rated sci-fi series in all of America. With unforgettable characters, unique weapons and aircraft, and powerful mythology, Star Wars has shaped how all outer-planetary sci-fi movies and shows are made today. Although many people think Star Wars is an exact replica of Star Trek, they are sadly mistaken. Time frame, species, events, mythology, characters, it’s all different and in no way better than Star Wars. Star Wars began with one mans stellar imagination

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    Pope Innocent III: A Savior of Christianity

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    Pope Innocent III to many people is a savior of Christianity. He is thought of very highly because he was one of the most influential and powerful popes of the Middle Ages. Pope Innocent III not only made a mark on everyday citizens of his reign, but especially so to the Roman Catholics. The election of Pope innocent III happened to him at the age of thirty-seven on 8 January 1198, his real name was Lothar of Segni. Many popes before him had let the Christian values slip through their fingers, ultimately

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    Rationale and significance Due to the wide speed of the Christianity around the world, Bible deeply affects the western culture. There are many useful and up-to-date marriage thought and system in the Bible. In the fourth century, the Roman Emperor Constantin made Christianity as the state religion. From then on, Christianity spread throughout Europe and the Bible’s influence on people become deeper and deeper. Besides, Bible is the classic of Judaism; Christianity (including Catholic, Orthodox

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    Origami Yoda Analysis

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    The Strange Case Of Origami Yoda by Tom Angle Berger (2010) This book is a great example the popular fiction genre of children’s books. It is designed to appeal to the middle school aged child, which it does an excellent job of from the cover art, to the different fonts, and ‘rumpled’ look of the pages. While the Star Wars reference inherent in the Yoda and light saber may deter a few readers who are not fans of the movie, those who take the book off the shelve will be hooked from the opening

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    Rome: The Eternal City

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    Cowell, Everyday Life in Ancient Rome (New York: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1962), p.18. [xxi] ibid, p.14. [xxii] Encyclopedia Americana, vol.23 (Danbury, CT: Grolier, Inc: 1997), p.686. [xxiii] ibid, p.686. [xxiv] ibid, p.686. [xxv] Stuart E. Jones, ?When in Rome. . .?, National Geographic, June 1970, p.746. [xxvi] ibid, p.747. [xxvii] T.R. Reid, ?The World According to Rome,? National Geographic, August 1997, p.82.

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