Amy Tan is quite an engaging writer and provides a great sense of depth to her characters in such a short amount of space.
I think there is a natural state of man that finds the concept of being pitiful to be insulting in the very core of being.
The collective total of stories being told by Shahrazad point out that she has more interest in his well-being than merely filling the role of harlot-queen for a night.
The Western notion that there is a separation between religious and non-religious works is something that isn’t found all that often in, specifically, Middle Eastern literature.
It depends on which side of the fence one examines the evidence as to whether or not one is a freedom fighter or a terrorist.
Quixote was capable of far more imagination and enjoyment out of life than those who had resigned themselves as innkeepers and farmers, whores and monks.
Keep in mind that in our current times Jesus of Nazareth would more likely be given Lithium and sent on his way than given any serious credence.
The key to a hero is not any quality of himself but the quest which defines his character.
We should all be Americans regardless of color, religion, or whatever else.
Some forms of rebellion against tradition are potentially capable of providing change that embraces both tradition and movement while others are pathological and destructive to not only the individual and those around them, but to the very life of Culture itself.
Anthropology seems, to me, to be the study of diversity in action.
Have you ever known a redneck to let the facts get in the way of a drunken barroom brawl?
Would I trade in my child for another? Absolutely not! Let’s be clear about that up-front.
I recall a lot of people from an earlier discussion board posting did not view Gilgamesh as a strong leader, so I am...
I don’t think that the slow to anger angle really measures up to either the image of the god of the Hebrews painted in their Bible or for many of their heroes that remained heroes despite their homicidal anger issues.
What is the alleged nature and source of Original Sin? Desire for some thing that was not already inherent in one’s makeup and nature.
For Cultural Studies, in our second unit, we have to take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Of course, we have to write...
As in ancient times, we recognize two specific and different views of where we stand in relation to everything else around us.
There is certainly a ring of Batman and the death of Robin that echoes through the ending of Gilgamesh.
If marriage had been about love, it is doubtful that mankind would have survived this long outside the proverbial (or literal) jungle.
The process of civilization begins with the transition from the natural to the custom.
The downfall of every man in dealing with a woman is that he inevitably opens his mouth and begins to speak.
The motif of wisdom and/or knowledge coming from a woman and passed down to a man is very common through religious literature.
The mythic journey is not an avoidable process even if it is not immediately recognizable in any specific context.
The source material here is for the next part. The text references are for my textbook, not the website. Part 1 of...
Language is the key component to both the stability of culture and the change of culture.
If our country had been taken over by the Native Americans rather than the Judeo-Christians, then what?
Faith is part of the ultimate questioning process.
Fear isn’t the beginning of anything — except more unnecessary fear, emotional weakness, and mental impotence.
I'm content that I’ve done my job as a parent with a certain measure of success.
Sometimes Christians think before speaking. Not often, but sometimes. This one didn't.