What is the significance of frame story in “The Thousand and One Nights”? The frame story signifies life through the embedding of stories the characters’ lives are spared. Must of the frame story reflect back on Shahrazad’s plan.
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How does the description of Lucifer represent the nature of evil?
WangWei, Li Bo and Du Fu, these three people were alive at the same time and lived under the Tang dynasty, the Tang dynasty was said to be a prosperous time in ancient China. Why did these poets interpretations of … Continue reading
Is it necessary to have transformation to fulfill one’s desire? Why and why not?
Sappho describes love using powerful sensual language, but were her relationships with these women more platonic than suggested?
1. Does order have to be maintained through fear and violence? 2. Did the frogs know whats best for them when asking for a better king or should they have been careful what they wished for?
In the civilization portrayed in Epic of Gilgamesh, do females have power? If so, what is the nature of that power? Is it weaker than or equal to the power of males, or is it of a different order altogether?
Lucretius (c. 99-55 B.C.E.) explicitly rejected religion, but did he reject gods? His six-book Latin poem De rerum natura accepts the existence of gods. But what role does it assign to them?