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The Return Of The Jedi

... and extremely well-made, gives us a complete portrait of a society (The Empire) and a religion (Jediism, for lack of a better term). Although the movies are mostly devoted to the growth of the characters, throughout the trilogy we see the society change in a drastic manner. This paper will examine the history of Jediism, the current (as of the end of the last movie) status of the religion, and offer some suggestions as to what we can expect from Jediism in the future. I. The Religion To examine the future of religion as it r ...

Number of words: 1461 | Number of pages: 6

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Egeus

... with poems and serenades. Egeus says and the Duke confirms that she must do as her father wants or die. He also tells her that she has a choice of becoming a nun. But she answers that she will marry the man she loves or die unmarried. Lysander does not understand why his not good enough for her, so he argues with Egeus and Theseus the Duke and he tries to change their minds. No matter what he does or what he says the situation is not getting better, so he decides to propose and asks Hermia to leave the city and go to a place outside of At ...

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What To Do?: Terrorism And The Media

... voices vanish from Jerusalem. The fear of terrorism grows and Roman repression grows along with it, this in turn leads to the people of Jerusalem to revolt in 70 AD (Miller V). If this attack had been made in some dark alley with no spectators would the people react the way they did? The marketplace of old Jerusalem, can be compared to the media of today. What better place to get the public informed about your reasons and purpose for attacks than the news. Albert gave a good definition of terrorist's objectives when he stated: "Terrori ...

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Saint Joan's Tragic Flaw: The Epilogue

... and unnecessary. It essentially repeats and reinforces the events of the play without enhancing the drama. and serves to add historical facts which are either familiar to the audience or which could have been inserted skillfully into the body of the play with greater dramatic effect. It seems almost as if Shaw was afraid that his audience would not understand the play and he felt compelled to make his ideas clearer in the epilogue. The action of the epilogue takes place 25 years after Joan has been burned. King Charles has a dream in whi ...

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Creative Writing Of Hamlet

... or Claudius did around the castle when dad was away. He was away a lot, fighting wars, signing treaties, and being king. He was a busy guy. He always told me to keep things in order when he was away. I guess I screwed up. I remember one incident in particular. I was must have been eight years old at the time. Dad was going to fight in Norway. We had a talk before he left. We sat down in the courtyard. It was a beautiful day and dad's presence was like another sun. He seemed to glow as he spoke to me. He said, "Hammy, I will be awa ...

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Infomercials And Other Dishonest Commercials

... grill. It is amazing what they come up with nowadays. As I continued surfing I came across Sally Struthers trying to sell an "earn your college degree at home" commercial, honestly, how good can that kind of degree be? Then as I kept flipping, I came across the "psychic network of friends" advertisement, just as they were offering a "free psychic reading to first time callers" all that was required was that a certain 1-800 number be dialed and a person could get a reading. Then to show that the reading was accurate, they had peop ...

Number of words: 1129 | Number of pages: 5

Lady Macbeth And Macbeth's Reactions And The Plot

... Cawdor, she believes that Macbeths nature is too full o the milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way. Eventually, one begins to see that Macbeth is essentially left with no kindness at all. He has committed so many violent acts of useless murders that he has almost forgot the taste of fears. Nothing even shocks him anymore. He is in blood stepped so far that returning were as tedious as go oer. There has just been too much blood shed, and he knows that there is no going back for him. However, he still reveals that he i ...

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King Lear: Consequences Of One Man's Decisions

... through hell in order to expiate his sin. As the play opens one can almost immediately see that Lear begins to make mistakes that will eventually result in his downfall. The very first words that he speaks in the play are :- "...Give me the map there. Know that we have divided In three our kingdom, and 'tis our fast intent To shake all cares and business from our age, Conferring them on younger strengths while we Unburdened crawl to death..." (Act I, Sc i, Ln 38-41) This gives the reade ...

Number of words: 2000 | Number of pages: 8

Saint Sernin Of Toulouse And Notre Dame Of Paris

... and chapels, and towers. Early Gothic architecture, which began in 1144 with the dedication of Saint Denis, concentrated more on mastering the idea of an obscenely high ceiling, as well as ribbed and pointed vaults, the relationship between the structure and its appearance, and perhaps, most importantly the use of light. One of the most enjoyable things about comparing the two structures of St. Sernin and Notre Dame is that there are so many differences as far as the particulars go, but in general the two cathedrals are very, very much alike. ...

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"Rage"

... towards that which causes your anger. My own agree is caused by the little things, like when I have a hang nail or a cut in my mouth. The pain is excruciating, But I can't reflect the pain back because it is on myself. I force it on my surroundings which include other people and other objects. My rage sometimes forces the vain in my forehead to give me a headache. To me that's what rage is, that sensation in your mind that let's you know that you are frustrated. Beginning my search I looked up the definition in the dictionary my compute ...

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The Crucible: John Proctor Is A Hero

... to Nathaniel Hawthornes THE SCARLET LETTER. The affair between Arthur Dimmesdale and Hester Prynne internally destroys Arthur because no one could know. This is exactly what happens to John. He can not tell anyone and it destroys his marriage. John confesses to lechery with Abigail and he also confesses to being a witch. It was not easy for John to do that. Most people confess and sign away their lives to a lie. John does not see the point in it. He can not live a saint so why live at all? John dies with everyone knowing the ...

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Comparison Of Macbeth And Jack (of Lord Of The Flies)

... too, he won the battle in the beginning of the story. Thirdly, they were both ambitious. Jack was the leader of the hunting party in the beginning of the story, but he wanted to become the leader of the entire group on the island. Macbeth wanted to become the king of Scotland after having the conversation with the three witches. Fourthly, they both became more cruel as they gained more power. After Jack formed his own group and set up a camp on Castle Rock, he became more cruel than before. For Macbeth, he hesitated six times before killin ...

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