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The term "Barbarian" is Greek in origin. The Greeks originally levied it at any races who were not of a Greek origin; especially those who threatened Greek civilization and culture. Because most of these "strangers" regularly assaulted Greek cities…
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Romance and Love; an essay When I was assigned this topic to write about, I immediately thought of Eros. The ancient Greek word that describes the romantic side of love. Philos and Agape are really more spiritual in nature, but Eros, now that's…
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Nadine Gordimer’s “Once Upon a Time” begins with the telling of two stories. The first is about the author, who awakes in the middle of the night, afraid of a possible intruder. Then, to distract her mind, she creates a second story. The story…
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Case Synopsis The Kansas City, MO Hyatt Regency Hotel was designed to be open and airy, with a lobby consisting of an open atrium that extended to the top of the building. On one side of the building were the hotel rooms, and on the other side were…
The European Barbarians Even though when we hear the word barbarian, we tend to envision a people with clubs, and hatchets of enormous size that would pillage the surrounding country and all that lived therein. Some of that may be true…
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The relationship between the Magistrate and the “barbarian” girl in “Waiting for the Barbarians” is not at any point in the novel, a typical relationship. The Magistrate’s guilt for having been involved in a government that has for so long mistrusted…
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Cromwell, Thomas, earl of Essex Cromwell, Thomas, earl of Essex, 1485?–1540, English statesman. While a young man he lived abroad as a soldier, accountant, and merchant, and on his return (c. 1512) to England he engaged in the wool trade…
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Earl Simmons was born on March 4, 1970 in Maryland. After a few years, him moved with his mother to Yonkers, New York, where he would be raised. His father left him at a young age, leaving him forced to reside with an abusive mother. At 7, DMX…
Nadine Gordimer was born on 20 November 1923 in Springs, a small mining town near Johannesburg in South Africa, which turned out to be the setting for Gordimer's first novel, The Lying Days (1953). Her father was a Jewish jeweler originally from Latvia…
as individuals and a group. When the oppressed secedes from the oppressor, they must free themselves of oppression. Nadine Gordimer explores the theme of defying oppression through the use of characterization, setting, and tone in the short story "Africa Emergent…
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