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    King Henry And King Lear

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    four characters and two families are prevalent throughout William Shakespeare’s King Henry and King Lear. The similarities between the characters and families shows how both plays can be compared in terms of character function, theme, and plot device. The comparisons demonstrate King Henry and King Lear’s demanding attributes, King Lear’s knight and Hotspur’s ability to recognize that their friends are not being treated respectfully, and the beginnings of feuds between the Percy family against King Henry and Goneril against King Lear. King Henry and King Lear parallel each other regarding their egotistical attitude as they both rudely command others around. King Henry commands Worcester to “get thee gone”(KH 1.3.14),…

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    The Conflict of Great Kingship in Sophocles Play “Oedipus the King” The righteousness and transgression of two great kings, Oedipus and the biblical character David both have similarities in their sudden rise to success as kings in their young age and their degradation at the end of their reign as prominent monarchs. These powerful kings descended into sin, immorality, and lack of perception to distinguish their false self-righteousness. King Oedipus is the victim of a cruel sinful fate, which…

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    King Arthur, also spelt Aurthur in other cultural texts, is the mythical king of England who is made king by many supernatural events in order for him to unite all of the people to be one nation. He is given many gifts, those gifts could include Excalibur the sword of Kings, Guinevere the Queen he sought, and the most loyal and true knights. Arthur was an iconic figure to all Englishmen who wished to be king. His story was one that would be revised for centuries and used as a basis for every…

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    being physically blind and being enlightened. A blind person in the story is said to have powers to see things that people with sight cannot see. Though the blind doesn’t have sight they have another kind a vison that shows them the future. Teiresias who is the blind prophet, present the truth to King Oedipus and his wife Jocasta. Oedipus has been blind to the truth all his life. And Jocasta is also blind to the true identity of her king. The difference between blindness and seeing is how King…

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    Stephen edward king was born in portland maine on september 21, 194 king and his older brother lived with their mom after their father left when he was just two years old (Stephen 1). Once his father left his mom ended up moving them to several different areas until she decided to stay in one place for the next six years. Stephen king later graduated in 1966 from high school then went to college were he graduated in 1770. After college king accepted a job as a english teacher, during this time…

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    The Lion King is a classic Disney animated film that depicts the story of Simba, a young lion prince, and his journey to inheriting the throne. During Simba’s odyssey towards kingship his father was murdered and Simba’s guilt over his father’s death caused him to abandon the kingdom and never return. However, there are many more causes that lead to the exile of Simba and effects of his departure.The causes that lead up to the exile of Simba are mainly related to the character traits of Simba and…

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    Stephen King

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    The horror genre is a severely underrated and neglected literary zone that not many writers choose to call home. Stephen King is an author who dares to face the odds, writing about what he truly enjoys, which has paid off for him in the end. If you have read any amount of King’s books, you can see a similarity in both tone and style. With over fifty works under his belt, including books, movie adaptations, and short stories, King has worked his way to the top, becoming one of his generation’s…

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    Divided Kings

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    The first three kings of Israel, Saul, David and Solomon were men of strength and weakness. When the kings listen to the message of God’s servants the prophets, they make the right decisions and experience the blessings of God. When the leaders reject the prophet’s inspired message, the entire nation suffers. Thus, everything ultimately rises or falls spiritually, socially, militarily, and politically because of leadership. As God’s anointed leaders, the kings are held accountable to maintain…

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    Oedipus The King

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    Through the centuries, Aristotle’s “Poetics” offers an outline for writers on what to guidelines to use for their works since the third century BC. “Oedipus the King” follows the criteria for Aristotle’s “Poetics”. Both characters, plot, ideals, and play type meet Aristotle’s recommendations. Aristotle would consider “Oedipus the King” a tragedy to his works. One of Aristotle’s preferences of naturalism and romanticism, is presented in the play “Oedipus the King”. King Oedipus is both an…

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    A hero could be defined as someone who does his or her best, even when the situation that is presented is not the greatest situation. How you finish and what you learn from the circumstances you are giving will decide if you are a hero of what fate has come your way. Oedipus Tyrannus, is such that, he is a hero from what fate has and will bring to him. Oedipus came into power after solving a riddle that the Sphinx. The city of Thebes looked up to Oedipus, he was their mighty ruler, that saved…

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