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Greek Loanwords

Tragic Greek dramas featured tragic heroes. A tragic hero is defined as a character who makes an error of judgment or has a fatal flaw that, combined with fate and external forces, brings on a tragedy. Of all the tragic heroes in Greek literature, Sophocles believed that Oedipus was the truest. Sophocles was correct, for based on analysis of Aristotle’s Poetics; it is obvious that Oedipus is indeed far more of a tragic hero than any other hero of ancient Greek literature. According to Aristotle...

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The Crucible Essay

How far do you agree that John Proctor is a tragic hero? John Proctor, the main character in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible can be classified as a tragic hero. The term tragic hero was made by Aristotle who was a Greek philosopher that lived between 384BC and 322BC. He said that the main characteristics that a character must have to be a tragic hero is having a noble status, a flaw that will lead to their downfall when they make a mistake, the audience must be able to feel empathy towards the character...

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that does not bear the ictus or stress. (less commonly) the part of a metrical foot that bears the ictus. Compare arsis (def 2). 6. Philosophy, See under Hegelian dialectic. Origin Middle English Latin Greek 1350-1400 1350-1400; Middle English < Latin < Greek thésis a setting down, something set down, equivalent to the- (stem of tithénai to put, set down) + -sis -sis Can be confused antithesis, synthesis, thesis. dissertation, thesis. Synonyms 1. theory, contention, proposal...

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Xenophobia in America

States for example, is perhaps the country that posses the largest cultural diversity in the world. Nevertheless, we don’t see all this cultures intermixing. Cities with large cultural diversities are divided among cultures. Where China town ends the Greek town begins and Where the Mexican town starts the African American ends and so on. Cultures don’t intermix, providing a save net for individual to feel secure from the threat that outsider might represent. This is the reason that leads me to believe...

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An Analysis of Aristotle's Poetics

An Analysis of Aristotle’s Poetics A square may be a rectangle, but a rectangle may never be a square. This idea is not complex, however when it is applies in Aristotle’s Poetics to the Greek Epics and Tragedies, it is suddenly not only applicable in an arithmetic context, but it gives a relevant and true breakdown of the commonalities and different components within these genres of literature. Within these poetics, Aristotle explicates the difference between an Epic and a Tragedy and defines...

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1 Rhetoric Is Best Described As

1. Rhetoric is best described as a) an appeal b) fiction c) poetry d) analytical 2. Logos, ethos, and pathos are examples of a) types of rhetorical questions b) light, eternity, and paternity c) Greek gods d) types of appeals 3. James and Saba argue about the true definition of “freedom”. James argues it is the ability to do anything you want; Saba argues it means that laws are in place to protect the people. In the end, James and Saba develop a new understanding of freedom...

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stylistic analysis of stopping by woods on a snowy evening

Style, Stylistics, Robert Frost, Loneliness, conflict, hostile nature, faith, phonological level, grammatical level and Graphlogical level. INTRODUCTION "Style" is a word derived from Latin word "elocution" which means style and means "lexis" in Greek. Style is a broader term. It has several meanings in and outside of the literary text. A particular procedure by which something is done, a manner or a way is style. Broadly, appearance of everything is style. The way of doing something or the way...

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An Intro To Argument Week 1 Discussion 1

academic argument. 2 common types of arguments are Classic & Rogerian. How do the 4 elements of an argument fit into these 2 styles? How do the 3 points of the rhetorical triangle fit into each style? Classic (Aristotlelian) Argument – rooted in Greek philosophy & rhetoric. Aristotle believed that every valid argument contained a syllogism. It's a statement w/evidence to support it. The key to understanding how a syllogism works is the ability to evaluate or generate proper evidence. In the classical...

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Images of Organization, Chapters 1 and 2 Critical Anaylsis

metaphor is presented. Just like any other metaphor, there are advantages and disadvantages to a mechanistic way of approaching organization. From an outward glance, it would seem obvious that an organization would be compared to a machine. From the Greek, organization means organon, or tool (Morgan, 1998, p. 21). A tool is utilized to achieve a predetermined result. Similarly, an organization is formed to achieve a predetermined result or product. Inherit in an organization is the structure and process...

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languages, and reconstructing its ancestral form where possible. 2. The branch of linguistics that deals with etymologies. ETYMOLOGY: Middle English etimologie, from Old French ethimologie, from Medieval Latin ethimologia, from Latin etymologia, from Greek etumologi : etumon, true sense of a word; see etymon + -logi, -logy.   ETYMON  NOUN: Inflected forms: pl. et·y·mons or et·y·ma (-m) 1. An earlier form of a word in the same language or in an ancestor language. For example, Indo-European *duwo...

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