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  • Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone Quest Cycle

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone written by J.K. Rowling is the first novel in the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter series. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is a Heroic Quest Cycle because it includes a call to adventure, a descending into darkness, and a transformation and resurrection. This novel shows Harry evolving into a better being, descending into the darkest part of his quest, and more importantly, being presented with an adventure that completely…

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  • Of Mice And Men And Lord Of The Flies Analysis

    Three completely different books including Of Mice and Men, Lord of the Flies, and the Odyssey deal with two contrasting traits; the power of strength or smarts. In Of Mice and Men, Lennie and Curley represent strength while George and Crooks represent intelligence. In Lord of the Flies, Jack and his crew represent power and athleticism, while Piggy represents wisdom. In the Odyssey, Odysseus and Tiresias represent the brains while characters like Odysseus’s crew represent brawn. But what is the…

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  • Bilbo In The Hobbit

    Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who never once dreamed of going on an adventure, suddenly got chosen by Gandalf to become the fourteenth member of Thorin and Company's adventure to reach the Lonely Mountain and take it back from Smaug. Bilbo is a Baggins, the heir of a thoroughly respectable and conventional family through his father, but his mother was a Took, an eccentric clan of hobbits noted for their love of excitement and adventure. Despite having more money, the Tooks were less respected than the…

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  • Stone Circles

    The six stone circles vary in structure and are concentrated in compact area. A distinguishable grouping of stone circles is a double ring of squat boulders called, “Fingal’s Cauldron Seat”. The outermost circle of 14 stones jaggedly forms around an almost perfect inner circle of 8. These stone circles are one of the smallest rings on Marchrie Moore, however they feature the most vivid legend. It’s common to find stone circles being linked with legendary figures and giants, and with…

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  • Ralph Lord Of The Flies Leadership Analysis

    In the Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, several characters demonstrate their leadership by establishing separate groups of children. Between all groups, the main characters, Ralph, Jack, Piggy, and Simon all highlight their strengths and exposes the weaknesses of their specific leadership style. With these contrasting leadership styles, a struggle for power emerges. Ralph, who is an authentic leader, focuses on creating a democratic body. Whereas Jack, who is an autocratic leader, wants…

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  • Kerberos Essay

    INTRODUCTION Kerberos is a compound network authentication system that was initiated by MIT in 1989. In Greek tradition, Kerberos was a wild three-headed dog that controlled the passageway to the underworld (Hades). Kerberos shielded that only the deceased, not living humans, pass into Hades. In our world, Kerberos is a system that handle powerful data encryption algorithms ahead with message digest algorithms to guarantee data confidentiality and integrity in the time of the authentication…

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  • The Hobbit Book Report

    published in 1937 and is an example of the high fantasy genre. Its sequel is the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Although many readers have thought that the book’s theme is about hidden heroism within, Tolkien has stated his distaste for allegory and told his readers that the book’s main purpose was for storytelling. I chose to read this book because I liked the Lord of the Rings movies. I thought the Lord of the Rings books had too much irrelevant information in the narrative, so I chose the Hobbit…

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  • The Plot In James Hilton's Lost Horizon

    Lost Horizon is a fantasy, fiction, and adventure based 1933 novel by English writer James Hilton. James Hilton was born on 9 th September 1990 in Lancashire, England. He was from a reputed family where his father was a headmaster of a school. It was published by Macmillan, an international publishing company that publishes books, academic journals and magazines worldwide in the year 1933. The book was turned into a movie, also called Lost Horizon in 1937 by director Frank Capra. The book has…

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  • The Rings Of Saturn Literary Analysis

    Critical Analysis “Rings of Saturn” is a book written differently then any book I’ve encountered. I was very hesitant to allow myself to enjoy it at the start. The novel seems to have little to no organization which can make keeping up quite a challenge until you understand this is no ordinary novel and you cannot read it as such. Constantly while reading this I found myself putting the piece together and slowly I began to understand that there was method to the madness. Kristina Ten said not…

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  • The Keystone XL Pipeline In The Lord Of The Rings

    Tom Bombadil was a character portrayed as both a god-like figure, and a man who deeply cared for the Earth. Lady Galadriel is another character in The Lord of the Rings that also possesses god-like characteristics while simultaneously living a sustainable life. Both Tom and Galadriel are examples of powerful creatures living a balanced life, therefore portraying Tolkien’s respect for nature and strong spirituality. Religion was a very important part of Tolkien’s life. He was a Christian and…

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