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What issues arose in the aftermath of World War II?

What issues arose in the aftermath of World War II? What issues arose in the aftermath of WWII and how did new tensions develop? After World War II, two superpowers arose; The United States and the Soviet Union. Both had nuclear weapons, which caused much tension (The Cold War) between the two nations as to […]

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What does the ending of Once More to the Lake mean?

What does the ending of Once More to the Lake mean? In the essay “Once More to the Lake”, E. B. White ends with a mystifying sentence, “As he buckled the swollen belt, suddenly my groin felt the chill of death.” He uses this puzzling conclusion as a metaphor for his sudden realization that he […]

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How many military robots are there?

How many military robots are there? There are over 7,000 of them in service, and the next generation of robot aircraft will only expand on the task. Is bite force in BattleBots 2020? We’ll miss you, BattleBots fans. Here’s to your (hopeful) return next year. As I mentioned in my previous post, and as has […]

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Why were Oedipus feet pierced?

Why were Oedipus feet pierced? In Oedipus Rex, Oedipus’s feet were pierced on the orders of his birth father, Laius. Laius had just received a disturbing prophecy that his son would one day grow up to kill him. To make sure that the prophecy wouldn’t come true, Laius ordered that the infant Oedipus be left […]

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What was Oedipus punishment?

What was Oedipus punishment? The simple answer is that Oedipus is guilty of two crimes: killing the king and incest. While traveling on the road one day, Oedipus meets King Laius. Oedipus is certainly guilty of these crimes, but it seems unreasonable to give him the most extreme punishment. After all, he had no idea […]

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What does Oedipus blindness symbolize?

What does Oedipus blindness symbolize? Oedipus’s act of blinding himself symbolically represents his ignorant decision to dismiss Teiresias’s intimate knowledge of his past, by purposefully overlooking his message and the signs which reveal that he murdered his father and married his mother. What does it mean to be metaphorically blind? To be “figuratively blind” means […]

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How did Jocasta kill herself?

How did Jocasta kill herself? Jocasta is dead, by suicide. She locked herself in her bedroom, crying for Laius and weeping for her monstrous fate. Oedipus came to the door in a fury, asking for a sword and cursing Jocasta. He finally hurled himself at the bedroom door and burst through it, where he saw […]

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What is the final punishment for Oedipus?

What is the final punishment for Oedipus? His pride has blinded him to his oncoming downfall and, fittingly, his punishment for that is to actually become blind. Why does Oedipus blind himself is this an act of weakness or of strength? Oedipus blinds himself out of shame because he does not want to see what […]

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Who does jiraiya marry?

Who does jiraiya marry? Tsunade Is Sai Uchiha? no. Sai was an orphan. He had no other attachments to anything or anyone other than Root and Danzo. If he were an Uchiha, surely by now his dojutsu would have been made a prevalent part of the series (along with an attempt by Danzo to steal […]

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What are the major functions of political parties quizlet?

What are the major functions of political parties quizlet? Function of Political Parties Recruiting and nominating candidates. Educating the electorate about campaign issues. Helping candidates win elections. Monitoring actions of officeholders. What are the two main responsibilities of a US citizen? Mandatory Duties of U.S. Citizens Obeying the law. Every U.S. citizen must obey federal, […]

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