Fictional universe

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  • Star Trek Comparison

    Science fiction movies are based off of imaginative while including futuristic advances while fantasy movies use imaginative elements that are impossible. The misconception between Star Wars and Star Trek fans that both franchises fall into the same genre is easily refuted. These loyal fanatics are familiar with untrue comparisons and they give the true arguable difference between the two genres. Star Wars and Star Trek do share similarities within settings, action, romantic scenes and their participation within the movie franchise. Yet there are people that to this day do not know the distinct differences in the two. With different technology, settlements, action portrayal, and actor qualities being used, Their main differences tend to stick out. Star Wars is and will forever remain a fantasy genre and Star Trek a science fiction genre. Star Wars does have some characteristics of future technology and robots or droids. Their inclusion of these parts does not make it a science fiction like Star Trek. Giving that the technology that is portrayed within the movie Star Trek advanced from human Earth allows for it to be established as science fiction. Star Wars remains a fantasy because the technology has no relationship with Earth or its present technology. Even the filmmaker of Star Wars, George Lucas, started out his films by saying, “A long time ago, in a galaxy, far, far away...", which told the audience that it is not based on Earth. There are other planets and fantasy…

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  • Mythological Universe In The Lord Of The Rings

    What sort of mythological universe is presented in the work? The Lord of the Rings is set in the fictional world of Middle Earth. In a mythological sense, it can be viewed as myths of the events that took place before human history. Throughout the films, an aura of myth and reminiscence is maintained. It starts off in the Shire with a bright and casual tone, and moves into a more dark and serious tone as the fellowship branches out into more dangerous parts of the world. Middle Earth is…

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  • Cleanthes Vs Demea Essay

    This says that every effect from the universe results from chance events. If we believe that matter is finite, like contemporary physics, and that God is infinite, Philo concludes that there has to be infinite parallel universes with infinite differences. This idea scares both Cleanthes and Demea. Demea offers his own input on Philo’s theory of matter motion in that it would require something to start it and thus only God could have done this. Philo responds by saying that just because there is…

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  • Heraclitus And Parmenides Comparison Essay

    Stand-Off The pre-Socratic philosophers were among the first to lay the foundation upon which our current beliefs and philosophies were built upon. These philosophers of ancient Greece were some of the very first scholars to apply logic to the universe and attempt to rationalise the world around them. Just the thought that these individuals had such a colossal ability to infer, with regard to the era they presided in and the resources accessible to them, is simply remarkable. Their resolve to…

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  • The Truman Show And Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

    In the 1998 film, The Truman Show, featuring Jim Carrey as the main protagonist, it poses philosophical questions pertaining to Plato’s allegory of the cave found in The Republic. The main character of a fictional television show was Truman Burbank who lived in an alternate reality that was actually a television set that he perceived to be real. From his birth, to early childhood, teenage years, and adult life, Truman has been filmed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through a television…

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  • Similarities Between The Great Gatsby And I Too Sing America

    The American dream is defined as an “ideal by which equality of opportunity is available to any American, allowing the highest aspirations and goals to be achieved”. Sound like the perfect dream, doesn’t it? But sadly every one must wake up eventually. The American dream is a major theme is novels and poems such as a book called The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and a poem titled “I, Too, Sing America” by Langston Hughes. The Great Gatsby is the story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby…

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  • Tom's Truth In The Great Gatsby

    Page 98. “Spr[inging] from his Platonic conception of himself,” James Gatz changes his identify to Jay Gatsby. Page 65. As Gatsby states, “I’ll tell you God’s truth,” he doesn’t intend to tell Nick the actual truth, but the truth his delusional mind has created to fit inside his own religion. Page 61. While Gatsby acts as God of his own religion, Nick compares Gatsby’s house to the yard of a church. Page 110 - 111. Gatsby becomes taken with Daisy from the moment he sees her and her house.…

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  • Prince Prospero's Life And Death Analysis

    What is the plot of this story? Use your own words to summarize the plot in one thorough paragraph: The plot of the story is about a prince named Prince Prospero. Prince Prospero was a very rich man. There was a illness spreading rapidly throughout their town killing everyone. The illness was called the red death and was described as fatal and hideous. The Prince thought the only escape from the red death was to lock himself away in his castle with many of his friends. To pass time they drank…

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  • Religion Vs Science Essay

    way of spiritual beliefs and practices. Others would look for scientifically supported theories. Which is better? The choice is yours. There are many different religions and scientific theories about who we are and where we come from; though they are different in many ways there are times when religion and science coincide. Since the beginning of time and civilization humans have searched for the answers to questions regarding the origin of humans and life as we know it. Some attempt to explain…

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  • The Great Gatsby Lies And Fortune Analysis

    Lies and Fortune Mahli Strasser Junior Composition: Orange 2 Is living a fake life of fame and fortune worth the pain of living and keep up with all of the lies? Many of the characters in the novel, The Great Gatsby, face this question. The characters must make challenging decisions to decide if all of the lies are worth the suffering or should they just live a normal life. Throughout the book many of the characters lie and cheat. Even though each character cheats in his or her own way,…

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