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  • Biblical References of the Matrix

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    Biblical References of the Matrix In their film, The Matrix, Andy and Larry Wachowski have included many literary allusions and symbols to enhance the appeal of this groundbreaking science fiction film. As incredible as the special effects and cinematography are in this film, the Wachowski brothers have significantly bolstered the appeal of The Matrix by an elaborately constructed story spanning time and reality. These allusions and symbols include references from infamous writers such as Lewis

  • Biblical References in The Matrix

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    While many may appreciate The Matrix for it’s over-the- top fight scenes, there is much to be gained from the film’s biblical references that gives us a deeper and richer understanding of the film. The Matrix series is much more than an action-packed sci-fi thriller. After one view of this film for the second and third time, we start to notice a great deal of symbolism. This symbolism starts to paint a completely different picture than the images of humans battling machines. It is a religious

  • Biblical References in Pulp Fiction

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    Pulp Fiction Throughout the movie Pulp Fiction, directed by Quentin Tarantino, there are many hidden references to religion and the Bible. The movie starts off, introducing our two main characters, Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield, as two cheap hitmen in search of a package belonging to their boss, Marcellus Wallace. The package is retrieved, and they then began their job of returning it to their boss. Along the way, they ran into difficulties, such as Vega's so-called "date" with his

  • Biblical References in Grapes of Wrath

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    In his novel Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck integrated many biblical references and values throughout the book. This provided a more intriguing and complex style of writing that he used to tell about the Dust Bowl of the early 1900’s and the arduous journey the Joad family and many others took to reach California. The first biblical reference is revealed when the Joad family leaves for California. “the rest swarmed up on top of the load, Connie and Rose of Sharon, Pa and Uncle John, Ruthie and

  • Biblical References In The Handmaids Tale

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    Lizeth Garcia Distorted Religion Laws As you read through The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, you immediately pick up on the abundant amounts of biblical references she has placed purposefully throughout the entire book. The first is the most obvious and easiest to spot. In the epigraph on page one of the novel, Atwood placed “and when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or

  • Biblical reference in "Goblin Market"

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    men and their fruit, as well as the roles played by the two sisters Laura and Lizzie. Together, these elements relate the “Goblin Market”, with the Story of The Garden of Eden, in terms of temptation, sacrifice and redemption The most obvious biblical reference in “Goblin Market” is the fruit that the goblins sell. Like Adam and Eve's eating of the fruit from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil in Eden (New International Version, Gen. 3.15), the fruit in this poem is also tempting, “sweet to

  • Biblical References in the Movie, The Chronicles of Riddick

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    Looking for biblical reflections in movies is something we often don’t do, but you would be surprised in how many Christian connections there are in different movies. If you look for biblical facts in movies you will see a few, if not a lot of connections. When looking for these connections don’t look too hard, or you will see something that’s no really there. When you get into mindset of looking for those Christian connections it is kind of fun. The movie The Chronicles of Riddick written and directed

  • Biblical References in Haydn Middleton's The Lie of the Land

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    Biblical References in Haydn Middleton's The Lie of the Land "This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about: his mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be with child through the Holy Spirit (Matthew 1: 18)." Throughout The Lie of the Land, Haydn Middleton creates "David's Story" through a series of biblical references. These references allow for the speculation of David Nennius as the son of God. This speculation comes about as a result

  • Free Song of Solomon Essays: Biblical References

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    Biblical References in "Song of Solomon" Under the recorded names were other names, just as ‘Macon Dead,’ recorded for all time in some dusty file, hid from view the real names of people, places, and things. Names that had meaning. No wonder Pilate put hers in her ear. When you know your name, you should hang on to it, for unless it is noted down and remembered, it will die when you do. - Song of Solomon Hagar- Sarah’s Egyptian maid. God had promised Sarah and Abraham many children, however they

  • Biblical Reference In George Herbert's The Bunch of Grapes

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    to return to Egypt. The Lord talks to Moses and says he will kill all of the Israelites. Moses pleads with God, saying that others would think badly of God for leading his people to the wilderness and abandoning them there. Herbert reveals this reference very early in the poem: "I did towards Canaan draw, but now I am/Brought back to the Red Sea, the sea of shame." Herbert suggests that the traditional teaching of Christendom, namely that the march of the Jews through the desert, their endless back-turnings