Category: Arts and Humanities

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Open University : Assignment AA100

OU essay submission – AA100 We recently got sent this essay from a reader who took course AA100. You can find previous contributions like this DU301 assignment if you search “essay” on this website. Please contact us if you wish to submit previous work to help current and future students. All submissions...


AA100 Revisited

The Burial at Thebes – Seamus Heaney translation   Commissioned to mark the centenary of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin in 2004, “The Burial at Thebes” is Seamus Heaney’s verse translation of Sophocles’ great tragedy, “Antigone” – whose eponymous heroine is one of the most sharply individualized and compelling figures in western...


Neither a Lender nor Borrower be?

I was scanning through my bookshelf recently and noticed something was amiss. One of my books was absent and I couldn’t think why. After some strenuous thinking back I realised that I had loaned the book out to a friend, some two years’ previous, and never received it back. I’m sure it’s...