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    The author uses elements of the literary genre magical realism to convey that things are not always what they appear. Using this approach, Garcia Marquez combines the mundane with the magical to...

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    To answer this question, we should first establish what constitutes a syllable. A syllable is generally described as a “building block” of language, a slightly unscientific explanation that can...

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    The Theban Saga is a collection of sagas, or legends, that focus on important events in mythology around the founding of Thebes, the major city in Boeotia, a region in mainland Greece, as well as...

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    Narrative is an important concept in the work of Ricoeur. It is related primarily to the identity of the self and ethics, which treats of the relations between the self and Other. Indeed, for...

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    Herakles (better known by his Roman name, Hercules) is a hero in ancient Greek mythology. He was the son of the god Zeus and Alcmene, a mortal woman. Zeus was a legendary adulterer. He had many...

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    The Trojan Saga refers to the events that led to the Trojan War, the events which occurred during the war, and the aftermath of the conflict. The Trojan War was a conflict between the Achaeans...

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    Hades and Elysium are both realms of the afterlife. Hades as a realm takes after the god Hades. Hades, the brother of Hera, Demeter, Hestia, Poseidon and Zeus, was the eldest son of Cronus, the...

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    Classical mythology has been a fertile source of artistic inspiration in the West for thousands of years. This is not surprising when one considers that Greek and Roman antiquity together provide...

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    "Push" and "pull" factors are usually associated with immigration. "Push" factors are the things that propel people to leave a place (religious persecution, economic downturn, famine) and "pull...

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    As well as being the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell also achieved considerable renown as an educator of the deaf. His own wife was deaf and so he had a deep understanding of the...

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    In "The Canterville Ghost," the twins play a number of tricks on the ghost. Here are some examples: In Chapter Three, the twins attack the Canterville ghost with their pea shooters. Later in this...

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    Joan of Arc was an immensely brave young woman. She fought courageously on the field of battle, leading a whole army at a time when war was considered man's work and opportunities for women outside...

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    The Glamour Era of Hollywood, or the Golden Age, took place during the 1930s. In the nearly 100 years that have passed since this time period, societal roles for women have changed significantly....

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    The Sahel, meaning “coast” or “shore” in Arabic, is a belt-like region on the southern edge of the vast Sahara desert. It is the transitional zone in Africa between the Sahara to the north...

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    It seems reasonable to say that the conflict is best described as one with the forces of nature. Indeed man versus nature is a common theme throughout Jack London's work, especially in his short...

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    I think that you mean to ask, "What is the greatest problem of the present-day world?" The answer to this question is a matter of personal opinion, but one that should be based on the issues that...

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    Tybalt has the deserved reputation of a hothead, a young man with a violent temper who is quick to take offense and forever getting into fights and scrapes. In the very first scene of the play we...

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    This is a subjective question because everyone has had different experiences with parents and teachers. For me personally, I would have to say that my parents have had a greater impact on my life....

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    For a country of 190 million people with a per capita income of just over $5,000 (compared to over $57,000 for the United States, $15,000 for China, and over $6,000 for neighboring rival India),...

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    In the short story "How to Tell Renata," we are introduced to a first person narrator, Renata's daughter, who is fifteen years old and is soon starting high school. She has taken to reading the...

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    The poem "Freedom," by Rabindranath Tagore, is concerned specifically with freedom "for you, my motherland." From the opening lines of the poem, Tagore's patriotism is clear: he allies himself with...

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    Most people would say that Adam Smith is the father of economics. However, there were others who came before him. One of those people was Richard Cantillon. He was an Irish banker and merchant who...

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    When the novel first begins, Lyddie lives with her family in a small country home. The family is eventually forced to sell the house, and Lyddie is essentially forced into being an indentured...

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    The benefits from working to make a wish come true are profound. When a person works to achieve a dream, it is, psychologically speaking, worth more because of the effort expended to obtain it....

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    Recognizing your lens refers to the perspective from which a person views events. It is important to know the perspective from which a person views events. A person’s lens often contains some...

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    Rebel Without a Cause is a film that tells a story within the context of its time—the 1950s—while Bonnie and Clyde is a film that takes place during the Great Depression in the 1930s, though it...

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    There are several things you would do in order to write an article about why breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The first step would be to conduct research that supports this...

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    Ethopia is confronted by a number of macroeconomic issues. One is the persistent dependence on agriculture in the country. This lack of economic diversity means that the country is highly...

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    There are various factors that could hinder the proper implementation of formal curriculum. One factor could be a lack of resources. It takes money to develop and implement a curriculum. If...

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    The essential features of a state are best summarized by Oppenheim’s International Law: “There are [...] four conditions which must be obtained for the existence of a state. There must, first,...

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    Great question! The largest muscle in the human body would be the gluteus maximus, which is also one of the human body's strongest muscles. There are three gluteal muscles: the gluteus maximus,...

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    The aging process is influenced by many factors, including gender and social class. These influences affect aging because they often shape the expectations society has for the behaviors, habits,...

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    Miss Havisham is known to be an immensely wealthy woman who leads a secluded life. She has requested for Pip to go and play at her house. Pip lives with his sister and Joe, her husband since he was...

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    There are reasons why a person should donate to organizations that work to help endangered species. One reason is that this is a cause in which a person believes. People often donate time or money...

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    There are two branches of economics, microeconomics and macroeconomics. Macroeconomics looks at how the economy, as a whole, works. For instance, it can study the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a...

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    The term “Hooverville” refers to the shantytowns and homeless camps that sprung up in the U.S. during the Great Depression (1929 through the late 30s). Herbert Hoover, a Republican, was the...

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    Scrooge is an important character because the story is about him. Without Scrooge, there wouldn't be much of a story. What's great about A Christmas Carol is that readers are not meant to like...

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    Computers can process enormous amounts of information faster, cheaper, and more reliably than humans. They are also capable of simultaneously analyzing and comparing the data being catalogued,...

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    First Purchase is Calpurnia's church. She takes Scout and Jem with her one Sunday because Atticus is out of town. This takes place in Chapter 12, and all the quotations used in this answer come...

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    In chapters 4–6 of George Orwell's Animal Farm, we see the implementation of Napoleon as leader of the animals. Snowball has been expelled by Napoleon's dogs, so now there is no resistance to...

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    This section of the text deals with the themes of transformation, betrayal, and memory. Barry’s art has always seemed like a mask to me: her stylized, intentionally inelegant and ugly drawings of...

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    Distance and displacement are both measures of how far something has travelled. However, they measure travel in different ways. Specifically, distance measures the total length of the path...

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    Start with some general research to find out which aspects of your topic interest you the most, and see what kind of information is already available that you can use to support your own arguments....

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    The climax of any story is the part of the story preceding the resolution. It is frequently tense and is the highest point of action in the entire story. In Langston Hughes's short story "Thank...

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    Helen Keller attended Radcliffe College, an all-female institution of higher education in Massachusetts. Though highly intelligent, Helen was worried that her serious disabilities would hold back...

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    A baby boomer is a person born between the years of 1946 and 1964. The baby boom period was characterized by the explosion of births across various countries worldwide, following the end of the...

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    Public administrators are responsible for the public good. They work in positions such as city or county manager, public works directors or commissioners, and various other offices within some kind...

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    In this poem, Hayden explains his changing relationship with names. In the first stanza, names are the cruel taunts that other children hurled at him. This includes "Four Eyes," which refers to...

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    Before answering the question "why is torture justified for national security," this "educator" feels compelled to emphasize that what follows is a justification for torture that does not recommend...

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    Marketing exists to instill in the mind of consumers the need or desire for products or services that those consumers might otherwise ignore. By advertising under the most favorable conditions...

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