Category: Culture and Mythology

The Trojan War The Trojan War is one of the most legendary stories of warfare of all time. The cause of the war was said to be when the Trojan Price named Paris went to Greece and kidnaped the beautiful Greek princess Helen. It is also believed the sea trading Mycenae were a cause of the war. The Troy’s controlled the straits, small water passageways,…

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The Treatment of Women by Men in Homer’s The Odyssey Women in Homer’s The Odyssey are judged mainly by looks. If important men and gods consider a woman beautiful, or if her son is a hero or important king the woman is successful. The way women in The Odyssey are treated is based on appearance, the things men want from them, and whether the woman…

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Something about Mary Its a comedy film, that came to Spain in November of the 1998. It was directed by the Farinelli brothers. And his main stars are: Cameron Diaz (Mary), Matt Dylon (a strange detective) and Ben Stiller (Ted). The film is set up firstly in Ohio (USA) and the last part in Miami (USA). The great star of this film is Cameron Diaz,…

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Expository Paragraph Characterization Point to be proved: Jay Gatsby is a very determined individual. He is very determined to get Daisy Buchanan back into his life. Evidence: Gatsby buys a mansion right across the lake from the Buchanan’s place. Gatsby flaunts his wealth by having huge parties for the sole reason that he thinks it likely Daisy will show up. Gatsby befriends Nick only so…

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After watching the disney movie, Pocahontas, many people have found a large amount of historical inaccuracies in both the setting, and the characters portrayed. An example is: the topographic features of Virginia aren’t at all like the waterfalls and mountains shown in the movie. Other examples include the fact that Pocahontas and John Smith never actually fell in love, that Powhatan never actually intended to…

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I am a real American fight for the rights of every man I am a real American fight for your life. When it comes crashing down and it hurts in side. Ya got to take a stand you don’t have to hide. If you hurt my friends you hurt me pride I got to be a man I got to slide. I am a real…

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Of all the great Greek playwrights, Sophocles is probably the one regarded as the greatest. Born at Colonus around 496 BC, he was the son of a wealthy armor manufacturer. As a young man, Sophocles was given a traditional education in music, dancing, and gymnastics. At one time, he even studied under Aeschylus. Also, he was said to have been handsome and graceful. As an…

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The Greeks vs. Their Gods in Hippolytus The play Hippolytus by the Greek playwright Euripides is one which explores classical Greek religion. Throughout the play, the influence of the gods on the actions of the characters is evident, especially when Aphrodite affects the actions of Phaedra. Also central to the plot is the god-god interactions between Artemis and Aphrodite. In this essay, I hope to…

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It has been known that the Romans and the Greeks have had many interactions with each other, whether it would be due to trading or just plain traveling, the stories of their myths have crossed each other in one way or another. This is may be the reason why there are many similarities between Greek and Roman Mythology. Even though a Greek god or goddess…

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There are many differences between the South American Yanomamo culture and the North American culture that we have adapted to, but just at there is culture diversity between us, we have some similarities. The ethnography, which is chose, was Yanomamo written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, anthropologists. Chagnon tells us how to it was to live among the Yanomamo family, political and warfare system versus the…

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