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Sell Back Books allows students to do just what the company's name claims - they can sell back used textbooks.  For students not looking to hold onto textbooks they do not intend to use again, this can be a great way to clear some space.  Selling back textbooks can also be a great way to make a little extra cash to put towards next semester's reading list, too.  To this end, Sell Back Books claims that its clients get paid more for their books.  SellBackBooks.com lets its cli...
Published by Krista Springer 64 months ago in Literature & Classics | +3 votes | 0 comments
BetterWorld is an online store that sells new and used books. However, BetterWorld is so much more than just an ordinary bookstore, BetterWorld sells and collects books to help promote worldwide literacy and education. Through BetterWorld's efforts, over 40,000 tons of books have been saved from going to the landfill and more than 50 million books have been sold to raise over $10 million in funding for literacy and education. BetterWorld allows students to sell...
Published by Patricia Cartwright 66 months ago in Literature & Classics | +0 votes | 0 comments
"Lorna Doone' is a love story that has stood the test of time. Blackmore himself tried to get it published, but the first attempt failed and the novel was published only on a second attempt. The novel is a historical romance in the genre of the novels of Sir Walter Scott who himself rated Blackmore very highly'.The book was published in 1869 and has been in continuous print since then. The novel is a moving love story which has an historical background. The writer makes no pretense for histori...
Published by Madan G Singh 67 months ago in Literature & Classics | +4 votes | 0 comments
Want to know a short crash course in learning hanggeul? There is an article which can help you, I have been in the Language Learning Industry for a year, but I've learned alot over the course of that same year. I also got to learn a bit of hanggeul which you can use to know more about korean culture, korean friends and possibly some good conversational topics with ESL students.
Published by Antonio Imperial 67 months ago in Literature & Classics | +0 votes | 0 comments
Aphrodite, one of the most beautiful, most alluring, most attractive, most controversial and most famous goddesses with a sexy body in mythology, is the Greek goddess of beauty, love and lust. In addition she is also the goddess of pleasure and procreation. She married Hephaestus and the lover of Ares, Dionysus, Poseidon, Hermes, Anchises, Adonis and many others.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 68 months ago in Literature & Classics | +5 votes | 2 comments
In early Greek art, Eros is depicted as a adult male with sexual prowess, but becomes cupid, the blindfolded and childlike boy who flies around, shooting his arrows at unsuspecting individuals destined for love, with a little push of course. Aphrodite sent Eros to transfix Psyche with an arrow of desire, to make her fall in love with a horrible monster. When Cupid saw how beautiful she was, Cupid dropped the arrow meant for her and pricked himself, and fell in love with her.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 70 months ago in Literature & Classics | +9 votes | 1 comments
The kinaidos was neither a homosexual nor an ordinary man, however all his actions are seen as socially deviant. Kinaidos was a category of person, not just an act. The word cinaedus describes sexual deviance, also effeminate behavior, referring typically to males who most often prefer to play a "feminine" (receptive) role in intercourse with other men. Many cinaedi are destined to be prostitutes.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 70 months ago in Literature & Classics | +9 votes | 2 comments
The purpose of this article is to investigate the events that led up to the Salem witch trials, representatives of the government, legal and religious institutions that presided over the trials, and the outcome of the trials. The historical inaccuracies embodied in Arthur Miller's dramatic presentation the Salem witch trials, entitled The Crucible, will also be examined.
Published by Deborah Livingston 70 months ago in Literature & Classics | +7 votes | 2 comments
Physiognomy exists to distinguish the masculine and feminine types. Innate human behavior and the character than one gender, or even mixed genders, essentially possess allows one to classify the stronger sex. Ideals such as these influenced the likes of Aristotle, Loxos, Polemo, and many other men, who sought to classify the sexes by their obvious tendencies.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 70 months ago in Literature & Classics | +7 votes | 4 comments
The Rape of Lucretia was, evidently, a legend in the Roman Republic and it was included in Livy’s notable work the History of Rome. The the violation of chastity is also a violation of the domos of man. The act of rape, in this case, is the interaction between men. A rape of one’s dignity and a violation of family honor. The story of Lucretia is filled with notions of tyranny, often associated with violation and hyper sexuality. There is a lack of control so one must act on it.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 71 months ago in Literature & Classics | +4 votes | 2 comments
Blockade Billy, by Stephen King, is an attempt by King to step away from the horror and supernatural elements that are commonly found in his novels, instead focusing on a mentally ill baseball player. While the book itself is quite well written and entertaining, is this the right move for King?
Published by Seth Morgan 71 months ago in Literature & Classics | +1 votes | 0 comments
The playwright Titus Maccius Plautus is one of the earliest comic dramatists in Rome. Many of Plautus’ works remain incomplete, yet what is left is often regarded as soiled and corrupt. Nonetheless, he was a comedic genius in every sense of the Latin world and his work continues to have an enormous impact on Western Civiliation.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 71 months ago in Literature & Classics | +16 votes | 5 comments
The era of the Napoleonic Wars was characterized by a high level of military, political and social turbulence in the European Continent. Napoleon was a charismatic emperor who led his army to numerous victories. He managed to conquer a large part of Europe and this inevitably resulted in a big number of fanatic followers and supporters, as well as an equal number of sworn enemies.
Published by New Energy 71 months ago in Literature & Classics | +7 votes | 1 comments
Ovid’s narrative often highlights the thrill of fear; as if it is an attractive quality to have, to inflict fear on the innocent. Ovid wrote a frivolous series of love poems known as the Amores, intended to entertain and shock. Ovid also wrote The Art of Love, which appeared to applaud the loose sexual morals of the Roman upper classes at a time when Augustus was trying to clean up the mores of upper class Rome.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 72 months ago in Literature & Classics | +16 votes | 4 comments
Grab your towels. May 25th is Towel Day since, It is a day of tribute to Douglas Adams, author the science fiction trilogy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. The day will be celebrated by fans around the world. It was first celebrated in 2001, just two weeks after Adams sudden and unexpected death. Grab your towels and some friends - just maybe not their towels! - and pay tribute to Adams on May 25.
Published by Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman 73 months ago in Literature & Classics | +6 votes | 0 comments
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