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“The Iliad” by Homer (#3) – Sample 1141 words

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Thesis Statement The role of the Gods in relation to people. Introduction Throughout The Iliad, Homer offers us a glimpse into the lifestyles of the ancient Greeks and their beliefs.  They are a very spiritual and in many ways superstitious people.  The main thing to note throughout The Iliad is the interaction between the gods […]

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The Great Gatsby (#17) – Sample 1405 words

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In the novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald uses the character of Nick Carraway as his mouthpiece, his own little spy in the lives of the characters in the novel to relate back the events happening. Because of this, there are a number of things which we need to bear in mind about his […]

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The Good Earth: the book vs. the movie – Sample 876 words

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The Good Earth, made in 1937, was an interesting portrayal of life in China during these times. Although I think it is a great movie for this era, I had a hard time relating to the film. The advancements in film have made it hard to go back to older movies; things like digital effects […]

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The Depiction of Love and Desire – Sample 1506 words

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A lot of novels seem to instantly possess that kind of connection to readers once the concepts of love and desire are mentioned and discussed. This can be explained through the fact that love and desire are practically very natural emotions and concepts in life that people cannot deny and escape. The concepts of love […]

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Teresa of Avila, St. (1515-1582) (#1515) – Sample 1071 words

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St. Teresa of Avila was a Carmelite nun and a Spanish mystic. She is also known as “St. Teresa of Jesus” or the “Great St. Teresa” to distinguish her from another Carmelite nun, St. Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897) known as “The Little Flower. St. Teresa of Avila is a very much-loved contemplative Catholic saint She […]

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