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  • Charlemagne's Influence On Modern Society

    The actual war spanned somewhere around thirty three years, and the true cause of the violence lies in the antagonistic relationship held between the Franks and Saxons (Heritage History Staff, 2015). Though to be sure, another factor was the religious aspect, as he wanted to convert the Pagans to Christianity. This was shown when, during his campaign against the Saxons, he had his men burn down their…

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  • Symbolism In The Wizard Of Oz

    The representation of a New Religious Movement can be seen throughout the movie “The Wizard of Oz” (Dir. Victor Fleming and George Cukor, 1939). This can be displayed through numerous aspects, such as the mystic symbolism in the film, the ideologies of the witches, and the setting of the plot. Many of the films that we see on a daily basis have…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Interpretation

    adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz was one of the most important movies of its time, capturing the eyes of the young and old with bright color and lively songs. But behind the bright green lights of Oz, were real people put in real danger. Between an unsafe set, dangerous makeup, and generally unpleasant and unenjoyable conditions, filming The Wizard of Oz was anything but magical bubbles and sparkling ruby slippers for the Hollywood stars of Oz. On the set of The Wizard of Oz there…

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  • Social Oppression In Maguire's Wicked

    Gregory Maguire’s novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, is a rework of the classic novel, The Wizard of Oz, written by L. Frank Baum. The novel aims to reveal the other side of Oz; the true side that the first novel masked. Munchkinland is no longer the peaceful place that we are accustomed to, but rather it is now full of political upheaval. The Wizard in Wicked has managed to usurp the throne and instill his own totalitarian regime. One important political issue…

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  • Charlemagne's Influence Of Education

    After the fall of the Roman Empire in the late 5th century, the eastern Byzantine Empire flourished while the western regions disintegrated into fragmented kingdoms without any unifying authority. Europe was in the midst of its Dark Ages when Charlemagne was born in 742 AD. This time was marked by frequent warfare; therefore there were few cultural achievements during this time. Charlemagne became ruler of one kingdom in Germany in 768 AD, immediately setting out to expand his territory. Through…

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  • Monseron Analysis

    During the French Revolution, France realized they had a very weak military. Through strategic, economic, and political changes, France took action and became one of the most dominant military powers in all of Europe. In the text underneath I am going to describe and analyze the seven presented documents and how they support one another. When France undertook these ideas, they quickly understood that the key to a strong military were the roots behind it. In France the size of their army grew…

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  • Why Is Charlemagne A Good Ruler

    Charlemagne as “Emperor and Augustus” Throughout the eighth and ninth centuries, Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, greatly expanded the Frankish kingdom into what came to be regarded as the Carolingian Empire. During his reign, Charlemagne successfully led many wars of conquest that had been started by his predecessors and in doing so, regained the wealth that had been lost during the Merovingian Dynasty. In addition, as a devout Christian, Charlemagne was aided by his alliance with…

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  • How Did Charlemagne Reduce Education

    Before Charlemagne, education was not much encouraged. It was sparse in the Kingdom of the Franks, the kingdom in which Charlemagne would rule. The reduced education caused the kingdom to progress slowly. Charlemagne would eventually rule during the medieval times, a time of progression and improvements. The unique government of the kingdom allowed a king to rule. He could decide to make any change he wanted to, so Charlemagne used that ability to progress his kingdom. On April 2,0742 A.D.,…

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  • Rosamond Mckitterick's Charlemagne Chapter Summary

    Charlemagne is often claimed as the greatest ruler in Europe before Napoleon. In her study, Rosamond McKitterick re-examines Charlemagne the ruler and his reputation. She analyses the narrative representations of Charlemagne produced after his death, and thereafter focuses on the evidence from Charlemagne's lifetime concerning the creation of the Carolingian dynasty and the growth of the kingdom, the court and the royal household, communications and identities in the Frankish realm in the…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Analysis Essay

    like home.” For my remix analysis I am focusing on the phenomenon that is the Wizard of Oz and how it became the starting point for so many different remixes that are very well know today. First off, the 1939 movie that was directed by a few different directors but in the end was finished being directed by Victor Fleming. This movie, being one of the first movies to use color, brought L. Frank Baum’s vision of Oz to life. Secondly, Wicked, the musical with music by Stephen Schwartz. Wicked is…

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