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  • Modern Day Churches And Place Of Worship
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    Ziggurats were used in ancient times for purposes of worship and to fulfill spiritual needs. One example, The Pyramid of the Magician, has a legend attached to it depicting the god Itza mna who had single-handed ly built it in one night. The Pyramid of the Magician is, by 100 feet, the tallest architectural structure in the city of Uxmal on the Yucatan peninsula. Interestingly enough, the pyramid has a stairwell that faces the setting sun on summer solstice. Also of note, the whole city is perfe...
  • Use Of Symbolism
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    There are many symbols in our lives that reflect our culture. Even when we don't know it, we are either influenced by symbols, or are helping those symbols influence others. Without the use of symbolism, a culture or society cannot continue to stand. William Golding's Lord of the Flies shows how symbols are created, and how those symbols become powerful. Three of the symbols he uses are the conch, the pig's head on a stick, and Piggy's glasses. The first symbol we come across is the conch shell....
  • Ganesha With A Human Head
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    Ganesha is one of the five major Hindu deities. He is the Elephant god, one of the most recognized symbols of Hinduism. He has the head of an elephant, the body of a pot-bellied man, and 4 human arms. Ganesha is the Lord of Success, and the destroyer of evil and obstacles. In addition to that, he is also worshipped as the God of education, wisdom, knowledge, and wealth. He is the son of Shiva and Parvati. He is often the most revered of the Hindu Gods, since he is one of the five major gods, and...
  • Auntie Unlike Sharma And Shabanu
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    Shabanu Essay In the novel Shabanu, by Suzanne Fisher Staples, women are portrayed in two distinct ways: obedient and rebellious. The obedient women would include Phulan, Mama, and Auntie. Rebellious women would consist of Sharma, Fatima, and, of course, Shabanu. The protagonist Shabanu, portrays herself as a rebellious woman. Shabanu constantly disobeys her father. In the beginning of the novel, Shabanu attempts to retrieve her camel Mit hoo so he will not be harmed by Tips, another camel. Dadi...
  • Pigs Head
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    once there was a dog named George who went to the store ad bought a bag of dog food to eat and went hoe m and sat in the sun on the trampoline to eat his dog food, A bear came into the back yard and scared the girl so she ran inside and got attacked my stink bugs, She hated them so much and had to kill so many of them, its really sucked. There was a girl name Miranda who had a sister and o brother named ge gore and fred. They all wrested and were the wrselting family. Lord of the Flies is a book...
  • Silly Little Boy
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    Lord of the Flies Essay In the compelling story Lord of the Flies, author, William Golding uses symbolism to help the reader comprehend the concept of this story. Lord of the Flies takes place in the 1940's, around the time of WWII. A plane containing a group of young British boys around the ages 7-14 crashes on a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean. Any adults on this plane were killed by the crash, and now only children are on this island. A young boy by the name of Ralph is elected by the ot...
  • Boys The Beast
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    Symbolic Themes of Lord of the Flies Usman Raul In William Golding's, Lord of the Flies, Golding uses several symbols to get his point across. Symbols such as the pig's head, the "beast", and the hunts, are all there for the purpose of the audience to understand that when liberated from society's rules, the natural instinct for evil and power can dominate a society's existence. One of the most important and obvious symbols in Lord of the Flies, is the pig's head. The pigs head is depicted as "di...

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