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    He was a ruler during the Renaissance. He is also called Charles V before he became ruler. I will tell you all about his life. Charles I during the Renaissance; he became ruler, during ruling, and withdrawing from ruling. Charles was the son of Philip I (the Handsome), king of Castile, and Joan the Mad. He was born in the Flemish city of Ghent. He was raised be his paternal aunt Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands when his father died. His tutor’s names were Chamberlain Guillaume de…

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    The study of the Carolingians can sometimes be daunting based on the vast amount of sources, different languages used in the secondary sources, and the numerous arguments presented. That being said, this work looks at the way the church influenced the monarchy, specifically through the use of the Speculum Principum, followed with a chapter viewing if those ideas made an impact upon King Louis the Pious. The Carolingians were a product of their own demise. By gifting too much power to the church,…

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    once by the archbishop of Mainz, and a second time by Pope Stephan II. Pepin was the first of the Carolingians to be king of the Franks. When Pepin dies, he passed the power on to Charlemagne.…

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    Hobbits are always predictable—they never have any adventures or do anything out of the ordinary. They like peace and quiet and enjoy the comforts of home, like the six meals they have a day. The unexpected hero, Mr. Bilbo Baggins, like any hobbit, enjoys the comforts of his hobbit hole, but eventually finds himself doing and saying things rather unexpected. The Hobbit, a fantasy fiction novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, shows how Bilbo evolves from a simple hobbit to a true hero. Bilbo Baggins…

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    Essay On Loyalty

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    Loyalty’s Different Meanings Loyalty can make or break any relationship. Loyalty is being there for that special someone, keeping secrets, only talking to them, and always protecting them from harmful things. Loyalty is when a person is committed to someone and they do not associate with anyone else on that same level, While some may say it is only having one friend that you only tell things to and expect them to keep it to him or her self. Loyalty is what defines a relationship it is like…

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    disappointing because it wasn’t as good as The Lord of the Rings. Peter Jackson had more money to spend while making The Hobbit, he didn’t follow the book as closely as he did for the Lord of the Rings, and the last Hobbit movie extended edition is rated R. After making The Lord of the Rings trilogy Peter Jackson earned quite a bit of money. Since he had the money, permission and the actors he decided to make the Hobbit trilogy. When Peter Jackson made The Lord of the Rings trilogy he wasn’t…

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    the success of a novel. If a reader is not interested in the novel, it is unlikely for them to finish it or recommend it to others. Therefore, an author will use various narrative strategies to promote reader engagement, and this is something that J. R. R. Tolkien does extremely well. The Hobbit has received wide critical acclaim and has become one of the most famous novels of our time, due in part to the reader engagement it produces. In The Hobbit, the narrative strategies such as the use of a…

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    Confidence in the Quest Bilbo Baggins from The Hobbit and Sierra from Shadowshaper both start out as characters who do not know much about the fantastic that is in their lives. Bilbo knows a miniscule part of what lies beyond his hole in the ground, but never imagined being a part of any adventure because as a hobbit they stay with comfort. Sierra on the other hand is an artist that knows nothing of what was to come in her future. At the beginning of the book it shows that after leaving the…

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    Bilbo’s Discovery of Bravery An American soldier, Omar. W Bradley once said, “bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death”(www.brainyquote.com). In the novel, The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien, Bilbo Baggins, a timid and meek hobbit, proves this true, as he overcomes his sheepishness, and battles terrifying creatures along his extensive journey. Bilbo Baggins is just an ordinary hobbit who is forced into an adventure, but the experiences along the journey teach him how to…

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    It was the year 2010, I was 17 years old, and at the time I was living with my older brother Jacob and his family. I was downstairs in the computer room checking my Facebook as usual, when all of the sudden I get a message from my father in Norway. My father was a very prominent pastor in the Hampton roads area for nearly thirty years, but he and my mother had some problems and decided to get a divorce about four years earlier. After the divorce my father had decided to move to Norway and host a…

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