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  • The Rape of The Lock, by Alexander Pope

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    The Rape of the Lock, written by Alexander Pope, is a mock-epic with a serious purpose. This narrative was written to diffuse a real life quarrel between two high-class families in 18th century England; the Petres and the Fermors (Gurr, 5). The character’s names were changed but their characteristics hold true; simply put, Belinda, young and beautiful, had a lock of her hair cut off by the Baron and this thus causes a feud amongst the two families. Pope wrote this mock-epic by employing humor and

  • Similarities Between The Dark Knight and the 9/11 Attacks

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    Introduction: In 2005 Christopher Nolan spearheaded the commercial re-boot of the Batman franchise with the movie Batman Begins, the movie achieved wide critical acclaim, and, subsequently generated, talk of a sequel. In the summer of 2008, after a vast amount of advertising and viral marketing, the highly anticipated sequel was finally released. The film 'The Dark Knight' grossed almost $67,165,092 in its first day and went on to break countless box office records. Later the next year the film

  • Blacks of the Bible

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    Blacks of the Bible Any attempt to establish a universally accepted statement as to the presence of blacks in the Old Testament would be futile for several reasons. Firstly, current definitions of a black or Negro person may differ greatly dependent on the context of their usage, and therefore any study aimed to show the presence of blacks in the bible would be limited to the definition used by either the author or the reader of such a study. Also, the concept of race defined on a basis of

  • Severe Mercy in King Lear

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    worldview have got to displace ourselves and push our assurances and belief aside, if possible, to let inan inkling of the dispair and horror which must meet each man with no hope. It is not easy to do, and extremely discouraging when we succeed. Asin Beowulf, one of our language's oldest pieces of mythic literature, a man's only assurance of afterlife was living on in the memory of those who remained alive, and the greatest end would be a heroic ballad, a song through which a man may live forever, if

  • Screenplay Written for My Final

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    The setting is a vast stage. In the middle of the stage is a large television screen, there are also two segmented rooms on the stage. It is a television set, there are camera men, crew members and action going on everywhere backstage. [Lauren the host speaks into her earpiece] Lauren: Who do we have today? Prospero and Faustus? Pronounce that again. Faust-us, got it. No I haven't had a time to read the whole thing but it should be fine. Whats that quote? Often, for undaunted courage, fate spares

  • A Re-Hearing of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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    A Re-Hearing of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight As J.A. Burrow has recently reminded us, Middle English literature "requires the silent reader to resist, if he can, the tyranny of the eye and to hear. Certain of the writings ... make a further requirement. They treat the reader, not just as a hearer, but as an audience or group of hearers" (Medieval Writers 1). Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is such a poem, a literate composition designed for oral performance, bearing the imprint of a poet skilled

  • Essay On Medievalism, Fantasy And Modernity In The Hobbit

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    SUMMER PROJECT ON Medievalism, Fantasy and Modernity in J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in English Submitted by: Submitted to: Shalini Panchal