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  1. Mar 2024
    1. et without a cause did not he sup one drop; for if he happened to be vexed, angry, displeased, or sorry, if he did fret, if he did weep, if he did cry

      it seems as if the character cannot locate his feeling for as to why he may be experiencing the mental suffering he is detailing in this excerpt. It can also be noticed how emotionally sensitive the character is, when the smallest of disturbances will cause grand commotion internally. All of the different emotions he feels such as vexed, displeased, or even weeping show the true nature of deep and complex the emotions of humans can truly be. With the severity of sensitivity one possesses to experience such a wide variety of emotions internally is what seems to be the presenting idea here.

    2. If you trust it, with neither hand nor foot do you come near to my opinion, which judgeth them to have been as little dreamed of by Homer,

      Homer who is the poet who wrote both the Odyssey and the Iliad which offer a world of Greek mythology insightfulness. What the speaker has alluded to Homer is that their viewpoints differ greatly. Similarly to that of a interpretation that is normal. Homer's writing may have failed to anticipate his viewpoint. The speaker believes so strongly and confidently in his viewpoint that compares the writing of Homer and he imagined emotion that would be illicted when reading his work. He goes on to show how truly different and unique his viewpoint is that it is so orginal to what Homer had thought.

  2. Feb 2024
    1. Shall find it–being grown perfect–in himself. Believing, he receives it when the soul Masters itself, and cleaves to Truth, and comes– Possessing knowledge–to the higher peace,

      Arjuna struggles with moral decisions while serving his country. Jnana Yoga, often known as the "Yoga of Knowledge," is a highly profound kind of yoga that emphasizes realizing one's own transience and pursuing self-realization. Arjuna's journey through this Yoga illustrates the transformational potential of knowledge by serving as a metaphor for the seeker's journey towards enlightenment. In the face of adversity facing the challenges of line ones Dharma must still be fulfilled. This understanding reveals the moral and ethical beliefs Hindu philosophies operated by. Nonetheless philosophy like this can be applied to our own lives. Regardless of the mountain present in front of us, it is important that we seek and fulfill our life's purpose. .

    1. ou wicked women, cease from juggling lies. You want your men. But what of them as well? They toss as sleepless in the lonely night, I’m sure of it. Hold out awhile, hold out, But persevere a teeny-weeny longer. An oracle has promised Victory

      By refusing sexual connection,  Lysistrata directs an unconventional attempt among women to put a stop to the Peloponnesian War. Lysistrata threatens gender norms by making us wonder who actually holds the power and what happens when the conventional is no longer seen as such. Consider the possible disruption of existing power systems and the social consequences of her scheme in a time period such as this where men obtained what seems as totalitarian power in comparison to woman.