Day: December 5, 2007

  • Creon and The Four Greek Concepts

    Sophocles was born in Colonus, Greece and was considered one of the most successful poets of all time. He wrote one hundred and twenty three prize winning plays and acted in a number of them; He stopped acting due to his loss of voice which forced

  • Philip Larkin: “A Study Of Reading Habits”

    Philip Larkin’s “A Study of Reading Habits” follows the life of a young boy who loved reading books. The entire poem is written from a grown mans perspective looking back on his reading habits when he was young. The speaker indirectly talks about reading books during the three different stages of his life.

  • Cleopatra: Ruler of Egypt

    Cleopatra was born in 69 BC in Alexandria, Egypt. She was the third daughter in the line to her father, King Ptolemy XII of Egypt. Cleopatra had two older sisters: Cleopatra VI and Berenice, as well as a younger sister Arsinoe VI. She also had

  • The Woman of Willendorf

    The Woman of Willendorf was discovered in 1908 by the archaeologist Josef Szombathy. The sculpture is one of the greatest findings in art history and is considered a significant symbol of what we know about beauty from the past. The Woman of Willendorf

  • Vision Quests – An Integral Part of Native American Culture

    Vision quests are an integral part of Native American culture. Boys that are in their early teens usually do vision quests. Girls are not allowed to go on a Vision Quest. First they go to the medicine man and tell him that he is ready to go