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    or destroys that belief. Would you work to hide what was found in order to preserve your way of being or fight to let the world know of the important discovery? Nina Kirov and Kurt Austin decide to do the latter and choose to inform the world in Serpent by Clive Cussler. After a series of organized massacres and multiple other murders, Nina and Kurt make it their mission to bring the organization responsible to justice. They uncover many artifacts and secrets but the three most important objects

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    many know this story. It could be argued that Eve knowingly opened Pandora's box and exiled humans to be less than perfect. But in truth Eve shows humanity was innocent from the very beginning. She could not have known the malice intentions of the serpent because of her inexperience on Earth. “She could not have known that someone who looked like a friend could in fact be the enemy of mankind”(Wiesel 33). Eve had only just been created, new to the horrors of the world Eve put her trust in the wrong

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    Adam. This shows that Eve wants Adam to eat the people because the serpent has already deceived Eve and wants both of them to leave the garden of Eden. They will leave him in the Garden of Eden by himself. This is important because Eve could also deceive Adam to get him to eat the apple and the serpent is aware enough that Adam is forbidden from eating the fruit. However, in Pietro Facchetti’s painting Eve looks up to the serpent and is holds hands with Adam. This shows that Adam has already been

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    doing this is by writing down different topics or buzz words to identify common topics and things that are repeated throughout a passage. One can find many overlapping topics in Dante’s Inferno Cantos XXIV and XXV; some of the bigger ones include serpents, fire or the holy spirit, descending and ascending and rebirth. One can see each of these topics several times throughout the passage, as per the principles of close reading, one can determine that when a topic is repeated, it should be further

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    The sun was rising on the open sea And Odysseus looked out over the horizon. It had been almost five days since there last stop; Ismaros The sea shined bright in the Sweet spring air and the sun Beat down on the hopeless men. They were farther away from home now than ever. In the distance, the sailors could see An island that was rather immense in size And full of massive trees and lush forests. The water surrounding the island glistened like The finest

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    Women In Macbeth

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    Women, Power and the Devil; although many may incline to believe this to be the feminist holy trinity, it is, in fact, men's worst fear. Going back from second-century Christian theologian Tertullian who claimed women to be the gate of Hell (2) to a notorious American businessman who recently accused this presidential candidate of being the Devil himself (Volk and Sullivan,"Trump calls Hillary Clinton ‘the devil’"), men have always been prone to demonize women in order to prove their unfitness to

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    the Bible, the Fall of man occurs when a character named Eve disobeys God’s command of, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil” by eating the forbidden fruit when the serpent tempts her and corrupts the world with sin (New International Version, Genesis 2:16-17). Correspondingly, all the boys in Lord of the Flies are assumed to be free to eat from a bounty of fruit like in the Garden of Eden because: “They ate most of

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    share a similar event, the flood, and a similar character, the serpent. Though there are still several distinctions between the two stories. The Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh both contain a serpent as one of the less significant characters. In both stories the serpent is depicted as a negative force. It is the thing that denies humanity of immortality or some pleasure. In the Bible the serpent is a sign of temptation. The serpent convinces Eve to eat fruit from the forbidden tree in the

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    between MacBeth and Genesis. In Genesis, the readers are introduced to a serpent, along with Adam and Eve. It is common knowledge that God had forbidden Adam and Eve to eat from the Tree of Knowledge without a solid explanation. While Eve is away from her husband, the serpent approaches her and immediately begins convincing her to eat from the Tree of Knowledge. Despite being told not to, Eve chose to do as the serpent said and ate from the tree. Eve collects fruit from the tree and returns to

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    Archetypes In Gilgamesh

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    meant migration, water is destruction and rebirth, and how the serpent will always be evil. Archetypes still affect us today, when people see birds flying in the V formation, fall comes to mind the idea that winter is coming there is a migration of seasons. Water shows destruction in many forms for example hurricanes and floods, but it also shows rebirth in situations like baptisms or how the waves move, crash and recreate. The serpent will always mean danger, when snakes are near it is human nature

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    In Genesis, Eve was sinned by God to be in sorrow and to be subjected to the husband because of her disobedience to God by eating the fruit of the tree when the serpent told her to. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Shamhat is subjected in the beginning because of her occupation as a harlot. That alone, lead men in the epic to see her as a sexual object for the pleasure of men, especially to Enkidu, who does not have self-control

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    3:6 – “And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.” Thus, she regarded and dwelt upon the qualities of the tree. The tree was: 1. Good for food. Many, alas, have thought of their belly before the will of God. Paul wrote, “Whose God is their belly…who mind earthly things” as he lamented over the spiritual

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    Goodman Brown Vs Misfit

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    point of the Puritan’s journey into that forest, although each individual’s is different, is so they can get a glimpse of this traveler and what he is capable of and in turn realize how much they actually need God. The serpent on his staff is a symbolization that he is like the serpent in the Garden of Eden. (Shmoop Editorial Team) Within O’Conner’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find”, the forest has more of a threatening, rather than creepy ambiance. The forest is hunched over the ditch where the family is

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    from an abyss. Other religions suggest that life on earth came into being from a male and a female being together. According to the Japanese their cosmology suggests that there was corruption and darkness. Part of the chaos was a monster and a serpent (189). A suggestion that I am familiar with is that in the beginning there was chaos.

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    The Head of the Rain God housed at the Dallas Art Museum Introduction Tlaloc was one of the most important gods in Mesoamerica and has maintained an air of significance for archeologist and artist studying Pre- Colombian history. Tlaloc’s importance comes from him being revered as the god of rain, water and fertility for multiple Pre-Colombian communities. For example, the rain god was worshiped atop of Templo Mayor, which was one of the main temples located in the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan

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    Cricticism In Lamia

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    figure of the sensuous and the sensory as much as the example of sorrow and misery and that the description of her physicality merges with Keats’s sympathetic understanding of her predicament. Lamia is both a woman trapped in a serpent’s form and a serpent trapped in a woman’s physique. Keats deliberately portrays her as mysterious and vague. She is good and evil, inhuman and human, a lover and a destroyer. She is associated both with the demon and the innocent maiden. She represents the Other towards

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    if some passions high have warm’d the world, If queens and soldiers have play’d high for hearts, It is no reason why such agonies Should be more common than the growth of weeds (II, 11-14) Now Lamia is transformed from a half woman/half serpent into a woman and her cunningness shows that she cannot be trusted. This allegorical poem has deeper meanings. It is also ambiguous, which is how Keats always refers to women, as ambiguous and indicates that she recollects her essentially demonic nature:

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    Golding’s Use of Religious Allegories “Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad, for a tree is recognized by its fruit. You brood of vipers, how can you who are evil say anything good? For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him” (Matthew 12:33-35). The message from Matthew uses metaphorical terms to describe how

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    Ransom responds to the first tempting by doing nothing. He wanted to join the conversation but “found himself throughout there dialogue confronted with an intolerable contradiction. Something which was and was not Weston was talking.” Satan manifests himself through Weston, and Ransom notices. From this point on Weston is not referred to by his human name alone, but by Un-man. However, looking past this, Ransom fails in countering the Un-man. He loses this battle and he begins to doubt if his being

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    Unweeded Garden In Hamlet

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    Denmark goes from being infected by weeds and the serpent, Claudius, to being considered a fresh plate of dirt where the Garden can be replanted and pure once again. Denmark will be able to return to its former glory, a pure and powerful state. To both Hamlet and his dad, Denmark is an equivalent to Paradise

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