Encomium

Encomium Progymnasmata             Anthony Bourdain is one of my favorite TV presenters. Bourdain was a chef and travel documentarian who would travel the globe to introduce people to cultures that are not as commonly known as others. My personal liking of him came from Bourdain’s will to try anything and everything. He did not care […]

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Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain Progymnasmata: Encomium   If you do not know who Anthony Bourdain is. I suggest you get to know him. Personally, that is no longer possible since he tragically committed suicide in 2018. But it is still possible to become closer to him and his message through his books, essays, and travel shows such […]

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An Encomium to People

Type of progym: Encomium Personally, I think we can all resonate with Frow’s explanation of nostalgia as a “social disease”, especially during these difficult times.  compares nostalgia with the sense of certain losses including “the sense of loss of personal wholeness and moral certainty”, “the sense of loss of individual freedom and autonomy”, and “the […]

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Where was the Birthplace of the American Vacation?

A Encomium to William H.H. Murray Progymnasmata: Encomium Coming from modest beginnings, William H.H. Murray caused the view of the wilderness of the Adirondacks to completely shift. Murray left his hometown Guildford, Connecticut to attend Yale college with only $4.68 in his hand sewn pocket. During the summers he became familiar with the Adirondacks and […]

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