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  • Wormtongue Character Analysis

    Wormtongue is a malevolent traitor who exemplifies J.R.R. Tolkien’s belief that power is corruptive in The Two Towers: Book One. Wormtongue is not an influential character alone, but he leeches onto the power of Theoden and uses the force of betrayal to attempt his own personal gain. While Wormtongue’s ultimate loyalty remains to Saruman, he manipulates King Theoden to weaken the power of Edoras. While Wormtongue’s method of manipulation and strategic influence over Theoden gain him some…

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  • Shrek The Musical Essay

    “Shrek the Musical” is a book musical adaption of the Dream Works film Shrek. The librettist and lyricist is David Lindsay-Abaire and was composed by Jeanine Tesori. The story line of the play follows closely to the film. It follows Shrek an Ogre trying to reclaim his swamp back from a group of fairy tale characters. In order to do so he must confront Lord Farquad who has banished all the fairy tale characters to Shrek's swamp. In doing so Shrek is promised his swamp back in exchange for…

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  • What Does The Conch Shell Symbolize In Lord Of The Flies

    The Lord of the Flies represents that all of the boys are becoming savage and irrational, sacrificing a head to a “beast”. It “tells” Simon that the boys are the real beast, and that it can’t be hunted or killed. The masks symbolize if you are apart of Jack’s tribe. This tribe was ruthless, and even killed off important characters in the book. These objects represent savagery. The conch shell symbolizes order and rules. It was also the only thing that kept the boys together as a group. The…

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  • Who Is The Parachutist In Lord Of The Flies

    Society contains violence. People receive joy when players begin to fight in a hockey game. People are happy when the villain dies in a novel, movie, or television show. In human nature, it appears normal to get upset and angry when a person cuts off another person on the road. Society responds to those actions with road rage by making rude gestures, or even taking it to the extremes of getting out of the car and actually laying hands on someone else. Civilization is violent. The world is…

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  • Bilbo Analysis

    The Hobbit The Hobbit is a novel that tells the story of Bilbo Baggins, a small hobbit on a big adventure. At the beginning of the novel, Bilbo is living a comfortable lifestyle until he finds himself going on the adventure of a lifetime. Throughout the adventure Bilbo shows strong acts of bravery and composure. Everyone should read this book because the overall message resonates with readers, that small people are capable of big things. A powerful moment for Bilbo is when he…

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  • Allegory In Lord Of The Flies Research Paper

    Lord of the Flies is a known, controversial story regarding ethics in humanity, even if it does not seem as so. In the novel, Lord of the Flies, written by William Golding, the author established another meaning behind it. Golding created a book that is more than just about a group of boys stranded on a remote island. Lord of the Flies has different ways to be interpreted as an allegory. The two authors, L.L. Dickson and Kirsten Olsen, gave their thoughts on what they believe the allegory…

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  • Ways Of Transcendence Film Analysis

    The film is beautifully shot, in farfetched tones-running from brilliant to sepia to dark, in the feeling of the trench fighting. The essential plot is that Tautou 's character, Mathilde, is looking for reality about her significant other Manech (Gaspard Ulliel), who is supposedly dead, sentenced to death with four others for weakness by the French military, for self-mangling, in a situation much the same as that in Stanley Kubrick 's first incredible film, Ways Of Transcendence. Ulliel gives a…

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  • Lord Of The Flies Decay Analysis

    Decay in the Novel The Lord of the Flies Decay is an element of life that is inevitably experienced throughout one’s day-to-day life. Something as simple as the wilting of flowers in a garden represents the idea of decay. In William Golding’s novel, The Lord of the Flies, there are several different forms of decay that are incorporated into the story. The fall of the boys’ unstable political system, the physical decomposition of the boys’ cleanliness, along with the destruction…

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  • Power In Lord Of The Flies Character Analysis

    POWER STRUGGLE IN LORD OF THE FLIES Power is believed to be the only thing stronger than fear. When Lord of the Flies was published in 1954 the novel is considered to be about humans that are inherently evil and when given power, how they choose to use it. Golding demonstrates this through the use of characterization examining Jack and Ralph as individual characters; symbolism is used to illustrate the power in the novel; and lastly, the conflict/dialogue between Ralph, Jack and its effects on…

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  • The Fascinating Story Behind J. R. R. Tolkien's Writing Analysis

    The Fascinating Story behind J. R. R. Tolkien’s Writing Some people think that J. R. R. Tolkien’s works are just another story, but there is so much more to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and others than meets the eye. J. R. R. Tolkien’s works have a rich culture and language behind them strongly influenced by the events of the times. World War I and the people Tolkien met at schools throughout his life were crucial in shaping his writing. The most significant influence on Tolkien’s works…

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