Minor Arcana

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  • Book Review : ' Ok, Cut The Deck '

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    “OK, cut the deck.” Codee’s mother said as she slid the cards to him. He stifled a sigh. Tarot readings had always seemed a ludicrous act to him, but he felt his mother’s tarot readings had an especially ludicrous quality to them. He had no issue with humouring her, but he found it hard to take her seriously. It wasn’t just the fact that she was obviously stoned: the hoppy smell of weed was discernible through the smell of incense, and Mother’s eyeballs were lined with a warm, blood-red glow. But

  • Phaaethon And Icarus Analysis

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    Embedded Assessment A prideful disregard of the warnings from those who are older and wiser can quickly lead to disastrous consequences. In the two stories, Phaethon and Daedalus & Icarus they share pride as a subject and those morals were explained very well by the plot. The main elements to show the morals are imagery, conflict, and character traits. It uses imagery to show serious settings and their emotions. Conflict to make things happen and see how characters react. Lastly, Character traits

  • The High Priestess's The Magician The Fool

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    Eventually, the High Priestess leaves her temple and goes out into nature. It is in nature that she takes her inner knowledge and uses it to create an outward reality, thereby becoming the Empress (III). Unlike her virgin predecessor, the Empress is married. Her husband the Emperor (IV) is her masculine counterpart. Whereas the Empress is surrounded by untamed nature, the Emperor sits in his throne room (Nichols, 1980). He is the Father archetype that provides order to the archetypal chaos of the

  • Analysis Of Cloo De 7

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    Agnes Varda, ‘the grandmother of the French New Wave’ is known for her quirky, documentary-styled cinematography. The title sequence of her second major film, Cloe 5 à 7, let’s the viewer glimpse upon this highly-stylized cinematography she would go on to perfect. Quoting Varda, she ‘wanted to make a very violent sequence that confronts the film within its contrast’. The film opens with Cléo (the main character the viewer follows for the rest of the film) getting her tarot card’s read. The scene

  • Sei Shōnagon: A Court Gentlewoman?

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    Nancy Rathburn stated it perfectly when she wrote, "A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts." Sei Shōnagon was the perfect example of a Court gentlewoman in ancient Japan. She was standardly pleasing to the eye, profusely knowledgeable in poetry, and always did the right thing when it came to the Emperor and Empress. Shōnagon was also snotty and particularly

  • The Blazing World as Feminist Manifesto Essay

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    Margaret Cavendish truly had faith in the female spirit, and she felt that women were never given the credit they deserved.  Cavendish wholeheartedly believed that women could comprehend philosophy and politics as well as men, and that they should be allowed to study these subjects freely.  In addition, she called for the independence of women from masculine restrictions.  Because of this, feminism abounded in her thoughts and works.  In The Blazing World, Margaret Cavendish shows that women are

  • Death Of Death By Emily Dickinson

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    Emily Dickinson like many poets of her lifetime was misunderstood and isolated. Her poetry was reflection her frustrations and her obsession with the unexplainable. She was rejected by society as well as her mentors due to her ideas and dark poetry. As time went by she became withdrawn, devoting her life to perfectionalize her writing. It was during this period of isolation that Dickinson wrote some of her greatest work, for instance “ Because I Could Not Stop For Death” published in 1890 after

  • Power And Authority In Tang Dynasty

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    Han Yu BaiJuyi’s poems during the Tang dynasty, his use of contrast highlights the constant theme of the suffering of the common people at the hands of the wealthier tier. He is well-educated in this issue due to the fact that he was the son of a minor official, but the family was poor. He uses the poem format, which was mainly an aristocratic medium of art and knowledge, to address how poor the common people are. Han Yu BaiJuyi writes about the class differences during the Tang dynasty and addresses

  • Case Study : Contracts. Jason V. Moser. Liberty University

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    the home state of North Carolina. Also, a minor’s capacity to contract and an employee’s capacity to bind a company by contract will be covered since they have particular relevance as the delivery of the contract involved an employee who was also a minor. Other practices and specific actions will be scrutinized using legal, spiritual, and ethical standpoints, including a biblical worldview perspective. Keywords: good faith, capacity to contract, authority to bind Discussion Board Week 3

  • A Reader Response to The Lie Essay

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    A Reader Response to The Lie     Pleasing people and the pressure that comes with it.  This is a major factor in one's everyday life. Eli Remenzel, however, has been caught in the middle of just one of the many lies he will ever tell. It just happens to be that this lie was one that would make a lot of people disappointed. In the short story "The Lie", the parents, and Eli's actions make me angry.  However, I can definitely relate to what Eli is going through.