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    Xena Vs Buffy “In a time of Ancient Gods, Warlords, and Kings; a land in turmoil cried out for a hero. She was Xena a mighty princess forge in the heat of battle, the Power, the Glory, the Passion, the Danger, her courage will change the world.” “In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampire and demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer.” If anyone has ever watch the late 1990’s TV show Xena Warrior Princess and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. One can hear those sayings. When someone watches these TV shows, they find out that in both TV shows that Xena and Buffy are the lead characters. They both have a strong female lead. So I am going to compare and contrast the type of people they fight against,…

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    Samurai and Knights Imagine the medieval time period, the 1400s, in the blazing sun, a fully trained soon to be Knight, European warrior, was kneeling before his father. At that moment his father would have placed the mighty sword, that would’ve finally made him a full Knight at war, in his hands. A drop of sweat fell down the Knights face as he imagined the disappointed look on his father's face when he told him that he was going to break the contract, and not follow through with becoming a…

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    Edward Bloor Quotes

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    “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore” (Andre Gide). This quote describes the main character, Paul, in Edward Bloor’s novel. He has trouble not only with what he sees and how to cope, but what he doesn’t see. Erik is Paul’s older brother and he finds great joy in agonizing him. Erik is one of the characters that contrasts to Paul and his eyesight. He sees what Paul does not and vice-versa. What the author is trying to provide the reader with with…

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    Samurai Warrior Culture

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    The Age of the Warrior in Japan has a distinct impact on the culture of Japanese Samurai, it defined who they were and their beliefs. (Independence Hall Association in Philadelphia) This initiation of the warrior class in Japan began in 1185 with the period known as the Kamakura Period, which was the longest of the three periods in Medieval Ages of Japan. The time period was mark by the defeat of one of the most distinct families in Japan the Taira family and the leadership of the Kamakura…

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    Upon the middle ages (400 to 1400 A.C) lived the samurai, the loyal warriors of Japan, and the knights, the religious warriors of Europe. Though they may be on opposite sides of the world, they do not acknowledge each other’s existence, similarities were mere coincidences, and the two display little correlation among each other. The knights and samurai differentiated upon their training, had dissimilar loyalty policies and codes, and diverse perspectives of death. Although the samurai and…

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    Question 1) Who were the Samurai? The Samurai were the warrior class of Japan. Being a Samurai was the greatest honour most men could have. Their masters were the Daimyos and Shogun. Question 2) Who were the Daimyos? The Daimyos were warlords whose status was below the Shoguns but above the Samurai. The Daimyos were wealthy, and this wealth usually came from the taxes they collected from people of lower status to them. Part of the Daimyos wealth had to be shared with higher status warlords and…

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    “The Snake Warriors – Sons of the Tiger Teeth: a descriptive analysis of Carib warfare, ca. 1500-1820” by Neil Lancelot Whitehead Neil Whitehead, in his article The Snake Warriors analysed Carib warfare, uses historical texts’ to interpret Carib war culture and society anthropologically. He does this by first, describing Carib military tactics prior to European contact, discussing social and ideological context they were deployed, and also to analyze the effect European contact had on the…

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    Japanese Feudalism Essay

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    overall. They could also play roles as lords as well as giving land to nobles and getting military service. Although, Emperors in Japan were basically just figureheads and really didn’t have power overall. the real power was placed with the Shoguns and Daimyos. One thing leaders did have in common at these times was that they were top of the social structure. Warriors of Europe and Japan shared common similarities and differences. The Samurai warriors of Japan lived by…

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    Essay On The Crystal Ball

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    The witch smiles her sweet grin. “Wonderful!” She rises from her chair and grabs a spherical green object from a nearby shelf. She sets it on the table with a thump. “Is that a crystal ball?” Will asks. The sound of his voice sends my heart into a downward spiral. Heat rises up my spine. Whatever is in the air in this place, it’s making my emotions go haywire. The crystal ball suddenly sparks into a cloud of green, producing sparkles within it. The woman laughs at the sight. “So much attraction!…

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    mark on history that will be remembered for centuries to come. Samurai’s played an important role for Japan's history. From their fashion style to the way they battle, and ways to gain and overpower the government and their ruler. While seeing how the era for Samurai and knights had some common interest, but also not even some common interest. Samurai’s were Japanese warriors that were known for their skills and fashion style. In…

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