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James Earl Jones: A Voice in the Crowd
James Earl Jones: A Voice in the Crowd
James Earl Jones: A Voice in the Crowd James Earl Jones: A Voice in the Crowd March 19, 1996 People all around the world know the voice of James Earl Jones. From Star Wars fans listening to the voice of Darth Vader to news junkies who hear a voice that dramatically intones AThis is [email protected] just before all the cable network= s station breaks to children who hear the stately voice of the majestic Mufasa, the king of the jungle in Walt Disney Pictures= animated The Lion King - people know this deep h
Heinrich Himmler
Heinrich Himmler
Heinrich Himmler Word Count: 1920 Reichsfuhrer-SS, head of the Gestapo and the Waffen-SS, Minister of the Interior from 1943 to 1945 and organizer of the mass murder of Jews in the Third Reich, Heinrich Himmler was born in Munich on 7 October 1900. The son of a pious, authoritarian Roman Catholic schoolmaster who had once been tutor to the Bavarian Crown Prince, Himmler was educated at a secondary school in Landshut. He served as an officer cadet in the Eleventh Bavarian Regiment at the end of
James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
: James Earl Jones: A Voice in the Crowd March 19, 1996 This page intentionally left blank People all around the world know the voice of James Earl Jones. From Star Wars fans listening to the voice of Darth Vader to news junkies who hear a voice that dramatically intones AThis is [email protected] just before all the cable network=s station breaks to children who hear the stately voice of the majestic Mufasa, the king of the jungle in Walt Disney Pictures= animated The Lion King - people know this deep harmon
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci: Leonardo Da Vinci was born was born in the town of Vinci, Italy, in 1452 on April 15, a natural child of ser Piero. Ser Piero was a successful government official, and his mother, Caterina, a peasant girl in service with the family. Leonardo spent his early years on his familys farm. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Biographies [Paper Title]: Leonardo Da Vinci [Text]: Leo
Macbeth: Blood
Macbeth: Blood
Macbeth: Blood Macbeth: Blood I am going to prove that in the play Macbeth, a symbol of blood is portrayed often(and with different meanings), and that it is a symbol that is developed until it is the dominating theme of the play towards the end of it. To begin with, I found the word blood, or different forms of it forty-two times (ironically, the word fear is used forty-two times), with several other passages dealing with the symbol. Perhaps the best way to show how the symbol of blood chang
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver\'s Travels Gulliver\'s Travels Although it appears simple and straightforward on the surface, a mere travelogue intended solely for the amusement of children, Gulliver\'s Travels, by Jonathan Swift, proves, upon closer examination, to be a critical and insightful work satirizing the political and social systems of eighteenth-century England. Through frequent and successful employment of irony, ambiguity and symbolism, Swift makes comments addressing such specific topics as current poli
King Lear: Motifs
King Lear: Motifs
King Lear: Motifs King Lear: Motifs Shakespeare uses many motifs to expand on the themes of the story. His most-used motif revolves around filial responsibility. Each of the two plots contains characters who betray their fathers. Goneril and Regan flatter their father, King Lear, and then betray him. The drastic change that occurred in their attidtude towards their father is clearly evident through Goneril\'s speech before: Sir, I love you more than words can wield the matter; Dearer than eye-
The Labours Of Mendevolin
The Labours Of Mendevolin
The Labours Of Mendevolin The Labours Of Mendevolin ACT I SCENE I (HIGH PRIEST on stage right. Enter MENDEVOLIN stage left. HIGH PRIEST crosses to centre stage to meet MENDEVOLIN there.) MENDEVOLIN: High Priest Marchand! HIGH PRIEST: Ahh Mendevolin, it is such a pleasure to see you again. MENDEVOLIN: Let\'s disperse with the pleasantries. Take me to my father. HIGH PRIEST: There are things you must know Mendevolin. Your father has not been well. He has been slowly passing away for the last few
Greek Gods
Greek Gods
Greek Gods Greek Gods With our view of God, it can sometimes be difficult to comprehend the actions and thinking of the Greek deities. The Christian God does not tend to take such an active role in the affairs of people\'s lives, where, on the other hand, the Greeks regarded direct involvement by the gods as a daily, uncontrollable part of life. Needless to say, divine intervention was a major variable in the equation of Homer\'s Iliad. The gods picked who they would favour for different reason
The Odyssey Report
The Odyssey Report
The Odyssey Report The Odyssey Report In The Odyssey , Homer uses guest-host relationships as an ethical norm against which behavior is measured. When the ritual is preformed correctly by guest-host, good results ensue. In contrast, the violations of this ethical norm results in misfortune. This idea was taken very seriously by people of that time and it can be found throughout the story. A great example of a guest host relationship where both the guest and the host behave properly is the relat
Greek and Roman Architecture
Greek and Roman Architecture
Greek and Roman Architecture Greek and Roman Architecture The Greeks thought of their Gods as having the same needs as human beings, they believed that the Gods needed somewhere to live on Earth. Temples were built as the gods\' earthly homes. The basic design of temples developed from the royal halls of the Maycenaean Age. A Mycenaean palace consisted of a number of buildings often more than one story high, grouped around a central courtyard. It was brightly painted, both inside and out. In ea
Henry IV: Appearance vs. Reality
Henry IV: Appearance vs. Reality
Henry IV: Appearance vs. Reality Henry IV: Appearance vs. Reality Shakespeare\'s play Henry IV begins with a king (King Henry) beginning a pilgrimage after killing King Richard II. Henry believes that by gaining the throne of England he has done an honourable deed, yet he admits that the fighting and bloodshed could continue, A. . . ill sheathed knife . . . @ (I.1.17). He, also, admits that his own son, Prince Hal, is not honourable enough to occupy the throne, Asee riot and dishonour stain the
Hamlet: Appearance vs. Reality
Hamlet: Appearance vs. Reality
Hamlet: Appearance vs. Reality Hamlet: Appearance vs. Reality One of the most famous and popular authors and script writers is William Shakespeare. Shakespeare has always been able to create interesting characters and one of the reasons they are so interesting might be that they are complex people with their inner selves differing from their outer selves. Are the characters in Hamlet the same on the inside as they appear to be on the outside? The characters in William Shakespeare\'s Hamlet can
Comparing Prince Hal and Henry's Models of Statesc
Comparing Prince Hal and Henry's Models of Statesc
Comparing Prince Hal and Henry\'s Models of Statescraft Comparing Prince Hal and Henry\'s Models of Statescraft To compare the difference between King Henry and Prince Hal\'s style of statecraft, first we have to understand the basic philosophy of each. The King belives that to effectively lead the country one needs to lead by example. According to the King\'s philosophy the best man is the one who lives a pure life and garners respect and honor from all men. To the King\'s way of thinking Hots
The Deception in King Lear
The Deception in King Lear
The Deception in King Lear The Deception in King Lear William Shakespeare\'s play King Lear is a play full of deceit, betrayal and meaningless promises. This becomes evident in the first few lines. We first learn of the empty words of Goneril and Regan as well as their hatred for their father, King Lear. This becomes the center of the play and also leads to the madness that the king suffers from. The first words that Goneril speaks are totally empty and are the complete opposite of what she rea
Hamlet: A Man of Many Qualities
Hamlet: A Man of Many Qualities
Hamlet: A Man of Many Qualities Hamlet: A Man of Many Qualities Tanya Tugwood Hamlet is a man of many different qualities and he reveals only certain qualities to certain people. Hamlet draws his audience, the reader, into noticing the different qualities that he has. His qualities are shown through his conversations with other characters as well as through his soliloquies. These words of wisdom and revealance help to distinguish how Hamlet feels about each other character that he encounters. T
Hamlet: Antiheroism
Hamlet: Antiheroism
Hamlet: Antiheroism Hamlet: Antiheroism Antiheroism has always been an interesting aspect of a character that authors have chosen to illustrate. In literature, there has been countless antiheroic characters, from Randle McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo\'s Nest and Allie Fox in The Mosquito Coast, to others as famous as Robin Hood and ... By literary definition, an antihero is the hero of the play or novel, but has negative attributes which separate him or her from the classic hero such as
Is Hamlet Mad?
Is Hamlet Mad?
Is Hamlet Mad? Is Hamlet Mad? Perhaps the world\'s most famous mental patient, Hamlet\'s sanity has been argued over by countless learned scholars for hundreds of years. As a mere student of advanced-level English Literature, I doubt I can add anything new to the debate in 2000 words, but I can look at the evidence supporting or dispelling each argument and come to my own conclusion. Hamlet is obviously experiencing grief and despair right from the beginning of the novel, with the death of his
King Lear: Rejection
King Lear: Rejection
King Lear: Rejection King Lear: Rejection An important idea present in William Shakespeare\'s King Lear is rejection and the role this rejection plays in the experiences of the involved characters. The important ideas to be considered here are the causes and effects associated with the act of rejection. The most important situations to be considered in the story of King Lear are those that develop between the two fathers, Lear and Gloucester, and their children, Goneril and Regan, Corde
Hamlet: Laertes An Important Character In Play
Hamlet: Laertes An Important Character In Play
Hamlet: Laertes An Important Character In Play Hamlet: Laertes An Important Character In Play Though seeming to simply be a minor character, Laertes is of great importance in the play, Hamlet, and much more than one would initially believe, due to his extensive inner conflict. He is good, loyal, and honourable, seeming to possess the greatest virtue of all the characters, yet he still is doomed to die along with the other characters, precisely because of his great virtue. As Scene Two begins, i
Macbeth: Macbeth A Tragic Hero - His Strengths, Hi
Macbeth: Macbeth A Tragic Hero - His Strengths, Hi
Macbeth: Macbeth A Tragic Hero - His Strengths, His Weaknesses, His Tragic Flaw and the Effect of Outside Influences on His Nature Macbeth: Macbeth A Tragic Hero - His Strengths, His Weaknesses, His Tragic Flaw and the Effect of Outside Influences on His Nature The contributions of Macbeth towards his fate in becoming the tragic hero is evident from the first act. Like other of Shakespearean plays, the tragic hero, Macbeth, is noble, honourable and highly respected by the general public at th
Macbeth: Summary
Macbeth: Summary
Macbeth: Summary Macbeth: Summary Macbeth and Banquo, Scottish generals, are returning after crushing a rebellion against Duncan ( King of Scotland ), when they are met by three witches. The witches prophesy that Macbeth will become thane of Cawdor , then later on he will become King. Banquo is told that he will never become King, but will be the father of Kings. Macbeth is horrified, for shortly afterwards a messenger arrives to tell him that Duncan has created him Thane of Cawdor as a reward f
Macbeth: The Symbol of Blood
Macbeth: The Symbol of Blood
Macbeth: The Symbol of Blood Macbeth: The Symbol of Blood I am going to prove that in the play Macbeth, a symbol of blood is portrayed often(and with different meanings), and that it is a symbol that is developed until it is the dominating theme of the play towards the end of it. To begin with, I found the word blood, or different forms of it forty-two times (ironically, the word fear is used forty-two times), with several other passages dealing with the symbol. Perhaps the best way to show h
The Cause of Macbeth's Ruin
The Cause of Macbeth's Ruin
The Cause of Macbeth\'s Ruin The Cause of Macbeth\'s Ruin The specific root of Macbeth\'s ruin is his uncontrollable ambition. His desires take control of his actions and this becomes his tragic flaw. It prevents him from becoming aware of when to stop; he is never fully satisfied as his desire for power grows. Macbeth\'s judgment is impaired since he only accepts ideas that will benefit him in obtaining his wants. He also becomes self centered and loses his feeling towards others as a result o
The Character of Macbeth
The Character of Macbeth
The Character of Macbeth The Character of Macbeth The play \'Macbeth\' is a portrait of one man, Macbeth, showing how he changes. Although we are presented with his deterioration from good to evil, we can see his human side throughout the play, which makes it a tragedy. It is the shortest of Shakespeare\'s tragedies, and has a very fast pace. Once Macbeth\'s ambition has set the ball rolling\', events happen quickly in the play as it gathers momentum. The themes of Macbeth\' are ambition, eff
Macbeth: Not All Men Are Heroic
Macbeth: Not All Men Are Heroic
Macbeth: Not All Men Are Heroic Macbeth: Not All Men Are Heroic Macbeth was written while when Scotland lacked a good Leader to defend it from a Norwasian invasion. During this dangerous situation, Macbeth stood out as the most commanding figure by defeating the rebel army. His thrill towards the witches\' prophecies all confirmed his hopes of becoming the King and replacing King Duncan, who lacked the power and courage to save his country from this invasion. In this essay, I will discuss Macbe
The Problem in Macbeth
The Problem in Macbeth
The Problem in Macbeth The Problem in Macbeth 1. We have already seen that the focus is on Macbeth and his wife, furthermore, we have seen that the crucial problem is the decision and the act, especially in which sense you can consciously and freely choose to do evil, then do it and then be faced with the consequences. The problem is old. Socrates maintained that no one with full insight in what was evil, would of his own free will do it and that claim had been dominating for almost two millenn
The Tempest: Comparing The Cultures in The Tempest
The Tempest: Comparing The Cultures in The Tempest
The Tempest: Comparing The Cultures in The Tempest and Ours The Tempest: Comparing The Cultures in The Tempest and Ours All men are created equal is one of the declarations that American culture is built on. This declaration means that all men no matter of race, religion, or creed are equals in the eyes of society, as well as the law. This was not always true in history, especially not in Shakespeare\'s day and age. During this time, society had levels of classification where men were conside
Great Expectations: Themes of Love, Redemption and
Great Expectations: Themes of Love, Redemption and
Great Expectations: Themes of Love, Redemption and Isolation Great Expectations: Themes of Love, Redemption and Isolation By Anne Gilmour Of the major themes from Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations to be discussed as to their importance concerning its structure, I have selected Love in the context of human relationships, Isolation and finally Redemption. The loneliness isolation brings can only be redeemed by the loving associate of our fellow man, this is a two way thing. Had gr
The Canterbury Tales: Wife of Bath
The Canterbury Tales: Wife of Bath
The Canterbury Tales: Wife of Bath The Canterbury Tales: Wife of Bath In the Hollywood blockbuster Basic Instinct, Sharon Stone plays a devious, manipulative, sex-driven woman who gets whatever she wants through her ploys for control. Stone\'s portrayal of this character is unforgettable and makes the movie. In book or film, the most memorable female characters are those who break out of the stereotypical good wife mold. When an author or actress uses this technique effectively, the woman oft
Achilles' Doom
Achilles' Doom
Achilles\' Doom Word Count: 1481 To be, or not to be, that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles and by opposing end them. Though written centuries after the death of Achilles, this quote from Shakespeares Hamlet speaks honestly of his life. The epic poem, The Iliad of Homer, is a story of the journey of his soul, and his attempts to escape his fate. He questions his fate set out f
Macbeth Essay
Macbeth Essay
Macbeth Essay I am going to prove that in the play Macbeth, a symbol of blood is portrayed often(and with different meanings), and that it is a symbol that is developed until it is the dominating theme of the play towards the end of it. To begin with, I found the word blood, or different forms of it forty-two times (ironically, the word fear is used forty-two times), with several other passages dealing with the symbol. Perhaps the best way to show how the symbol of blood changes throughout th
Dance, Puppets, Dance!
Dance, Puppets, Dance!
Dance, Puppets, Dance! In the Hollywood blockbuster Basic Instinct, Sharon Stone plays a devious, manipulative, sex-driven woman who gets whatever she wants through her ploys for control. Stones portrayal of this character is unforgettable and makes the movie. In book or film, the most memorable female characters are those who break out of the stereotypical good wife mold. When an author or actress uses this technique effectively, the woman often carries the story. In Geoffrey Chaucers Cant
Film Openings
Film Openings
Film Openings Word Count: 832 The opening scenes of a feature film can play a major role in establishing key elements that parallel throughout the rest of the film. The three key elements are settings, characters and plot. The film Dead Poet\'s Society shall be used as an example throughout this essay. The first scene in Dead Poet\'s Society is in a dim room with a candle being lit by boys in school uniform. Although very brief, this scene is symbolic of many things. The candle being lit symbol
Focus Statement Essay: Romeo & Juliet
Focus Statement Essay: Romeo & Juliet
Focus Statement Essay: Romeo & Juliet Word Count: 618 David Cunha English 1 Honors pd. 4 Focus Statement Essay: Romeo Juliet In the Shakespearean play, Romeo Juliet, aggression is represented in different ways by the different characters in the play. Tybalt, Romeo, Benvolio, and the others all have their own way of dealing with hate and anger. Some do nothing but hate while others cant stand to see even the smallest of quarrels take place. Tybalt is one the few characters, if not the only, tha
By Anne Gilmour. November 1996.
By Anne Gilmour. November 1996.
By Anne Gilmour. November 1996. Of the major themes from Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations to be discussed as to their importance concerning its structure, I have selected Love in the context of human relationships, Isolation and finally Redemption. The loneliness isolation brings can only be redeemed by the loving associate of our fellow man, this is a two way thing. Had grown diseased, as all minds do and must and will that reverse the appointed order of their maker. In isolat
GRENDEL & FRANKENSTEIN
GRENDEL & FRANKENSTEIN
GRENDEL & FRANKENSTEIN Word Count: 2756 GRENDEL FRANKENSTEIN AN ANALYSIS OF THE TWO MONSTERS AND THEIR SUPERIORITY TO MANKIND GRENDEL FRANKENSTEIN AN ANALYSIS OF THE TWO MONSTERS AND THEIR SUPERIORITY TO MANKIND In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said, Is it good friend? It is bitter-bitter, he answered; But I like it Because it is bitter And because it is my heart. -Stephen Crane This reflects how both G
Although it appears simple and straightforward on
Although it appears simple and straightforward on
Although it appears simple and straightforward on the surface, a mere travelogue intended solely for the amusement of children, Gullivers Travels, by Jonathan Swift, proves, upon closer examination, to be a critical and insightful work satirizing the political and social systems of eighteenth-century England. Through frequent and successful employment of irony, ambiguity and symbolism, Swift makes comments addressing such specific topics as current political controversies as well as such unive
Macbeth Essay
Macbeth Essay
Macbeth Essay Word Count: 915 I am going to prove that in the play Macbeth, a symbol of blood is portrayed often(and with different meanings), and that it is a symbol that is developed until it is the dominating theme of the play towards the end of it. To begin with, I found the word blood , or different forms of it forty-two times (ironically, the word fear is used forty-two times), with several other passages dealing with the symbol. Perhaps the best way to show how the symbol of blood change
Motifs in the play King Lear by Shakespeare
Motifs in the play King Lear by Shakespeare
Motifs in the play King Lear by Shakespeare Shakespeare uses many motifs to expand on the themes of the story. His most-used motif revolves around filial responsibility. Each of the two plots contains characters who betray their fathers. Goneril and Regan flatter their father, King Lear, and then betray him. The drastic change that occurred in their attidtude towards their father is clearly evident through Gonerils speech before: Sir, I love you more than words can wield the matter; Dearer
Pride and Prejudice.
Pride and Prejudice.
Pride and Prejudice. On pride and prejudice, which in your opinion comes in for sharper criticism from Austen. Support your answer by referring to specific incidents and episodes. pride n., v., 1. high (or too high) opinion of ones own dignity, importance, worth, etc. 2. the condition or feeling of being proud. 3. a noble sense of what is due to oneself or ones position or character; self respect; self esteem. prejudice n., v., 1. an opinion (usually unfavourable), formed beforehand or with
Realities In Macbeth
Realities In Macbeth
Realities In Macbeth Word Count: 621 William Shakespeare wrote the play Macbeth in 1606. The play tells the story of a man who is so ambitious that he commits treason and murder. His actions are predicted by three weird sisters, and he is also encouraged by his wife, Lady Macbeth, to perform the evil acts that will result in his ultimate demise. Throughout the play the perception of Macbeths character and morality are quite different than the reality that the reader is ultimately confronted
The Greeks thought of their Gods as having the sam
The Greeks thought of their Gods as having the sam
The Greeks thought of their Gods as having the same needs as human beings, they believed that the Gods needed somewhere to live on Earth. Temples were built as the gods\' earthly homes. The basic design of temples developed from the royal halls of the Maycenaean Age. A Mycenaean palace consisted of a number of buildings often more than one story high, grouped around a central courtyard. It was brightly painted, both inside and out. In each palace there was a large hall called a megaron, where t
1: Henry IV: AAppearance vs. Reality
1: Henry IV: AAppearance vs. Reality
1: Henry IV: AAppearance vs. Reality Shakespeares play Henry IV begins with a king (King Henry) beginning a pilgrimage after killing King Richard II. Henry believes that by gaining the throne of England he has done an honourable deed, yet he admits that the fighting and bloodshed could continue, A. . . ill sheathed knife . . . @ (I.1.17). He, also, admits that his own son, Prince Hal, is not honourable enough to occupy the throne, Asee riot and dishonour stain the brow of my young Harry (I.1
One of the most famous and popular authors and scr
One of the most famous and popular authors and scr
One of the most famous and popular authors and script writers is William Shakespeare. Shakespeare has always been able to create interesting characters and one of the reasons they are so interesting might be that they are complex people with their inner selves differing from their outer selves. Are the characters in Hamlet the same on the inside as they appear to be on the outside? The characters in William Shakespeare\'s Hamlet can be studied in a manner relating to appearance versus reality.
Comparing Hal and Henry's Models of Statescraft
Comparing Hal and Henry's Models of Statescraft
Comparing Hal and Henry\'s Models of Statescraft To compare the difference between King Henry and Prince Hal\'s style of statecraft, first we have to understand the basic philosophy of each. The King belives that to effectively lead the country one needs to lead by example. According to the King\'s philosophy the best man is the one who lives a pure life and garners respect and honor from all men. To the King\'s way of thinking Hotspur is more fit to be a King than Prince Hal, a comparison the
February 24, 1997
February 24, 1997
February 24, 1997 ENLU 1000.02 Professor S. Fox The Deception in King Lear William Shakespeare\'s play King Lear is a play full of deceit, betrayal and meaningless promises. This becomes evident in the first few lines. We first learn of the empty words of Goneril and Regan as well as their hatred for their father, King Lear. This becomes the center of the play and also leads to the madness that the king suffers from. The first words that Goneril speaks are totally empty and are the complete opp
Hamlet
Hamlet
Hamlet Antiheroism has always been an interesting aspect of a character that authors have chosen to illustrate. In literature, there has been countless antiheroic characters, from Randle McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo\'s Nest and Allie Fox in The Mosquito Coast, to others as famous as Robin Hood and ... By literary definition, an antihero is the hero of the play or novel, but has negative attributes which separate him or her from the classic hero such as Superman. Such negative aspects
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Perhaps the world's most famous mental patient, Ha
Perhaps the world's most famous mental patient, Ha
Perhaps the world\'s most famous mental patient, Hamlet\'s sanity has been argued over by countless learned scholars for hundreds of years. As a mere student of advanced-level English Literature, I doubt I can add anything new to the debate in 2000 words, but I can look at the evidence supporting or dispelling each argument and come to my own conclusion. Hamlet is obviously experiencing grief and despair right from the beginning of the novel, with the death of his father and his uncle\'s seizur