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    Queen Sondok

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    Queen Sondok Queen Sondok was the first woman to become a queen in the Korean Silla kingdom in 632 A.D. Queen Ma-ya, Sondok's mother, did not bear any sons to become king, so King Chinpyong sent her to a convent in the mountains to become a nun. This brought a great deal of sadness to Sondok, she said, "The monastery has swallowed everyone I love." (7) After Queen Ma-ya was gone, King Chinpyong, who had reigned for fifty years, remarried a woman who also could not bear him a son (7). Since Sondok

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    The Magic Of Queen

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    worries, and everyday problems. Until I arrive on the sandy beach, with a precious disc tucked under my arm, wish me luck… Work Cited Marcus, Greil, eds. Stranded: Rock and Roll for a Desert Island. New York: Da Capo Press, 1996. Dean, Ken. Queen. Krakow: Wydawnictwo "Rock-Serwis", 1992. Percy, Walker. "The Loss of the Creature." The Message in the Bottle. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1975: 46-63.

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    The Legendary Queen

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    The Legendary Queen Brian May and Roger Taylor, in 1970, set the wheels in motion for Queen when they decided to form a band during their college years. Queen started out as a band called Smile who signed with Mercury Records, and included: Tim Staffell, Brian May, and Roger Taylor. Once Tim Staffell left, the group added Freddie Mercury (lead singer) and bassist John Deacon. Freddie Mercury, Farrokh Bulsara, was a fan of Smile and was added on as the lead vocalist. John Deacon began as a young guitarist

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    Fallen Queen

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    founding in the King and Queen. Inside the dusty library of the castle, which had rows of bookshelves around the walls - even the door itself was a bookshelf. It had been especially designed with a red carpet, and gold thrones to suit the needs of past royals - who had died years ago. After their deaths the library was only ever used to exploit the royals. "Your Majesty, I'm aware of how much you love your daughter, but think of what's best for the kingdom!" The Queen of Fyrelark, sits daintily

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    Queen Myongson

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    Queen Myongson (Queen Min) Queen Myongsong was born in 1851 in Yohung Min Chan. After the death of her father, the queen would not be able to build her own political power base in the patriarchal Korean society. At that time, the real power was in the hands of Hungsun Taewongun. Taewongun arranged his son to take Queen Min, whom lacked power and thus would not pose a threat to himself or Kojong. In 1866, at the age 14, Queen Min became wife to Kojong whom assumed power in 1864 at the age of

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    The Band, Queen

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    The Band, Queen In early 1970 the band Queen was formed. Freddie Mercury on vocals, Brian May on guitar, Roger Taylor on drums and Mike Gross on bass. They had known each other for years. All living in the town of Kensington in Britain, sometimes even living together. Brian and Roger belonged to a band called Smile, and Freddie was a very talented vocalsit playing for the band Ibex. They decided to join forces, to better themselves, and their chances of obtaining fame and fortune. After a

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    Queen Mary

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    own. Since we never know how long Queen Mary will need us for, rather than use my breaks to stroll through the gardens, I come once I am dismissed.” Good thing she would not need to go to the queen on the morrow, for she would never be able to keep the day’s information from Mary. If she probed her about why she had really needed the day off, there was no way she would be able to restrain herself from telling her everything that had transpired between the queen and Charles Brandon. After minutes

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    Ophelia: Queen of Denmark

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    Ophelia, Ophelia: Queen of Denmark O, I've always dreamed of one day becoming the Queen of Denmark. Yes, you heard me right, the Queen of Denmark. It wasn't supposed to end up this way you know. I loved Hamlet, honestly, I did! I wanted to marry him, but he was weak. Plus, I was not about to lose my chance at becoming a princess. That was my life long dream, and nothing was going to get in my way. Not even love.      How naive everyone was. Don't ever underestimate the quiet ones! Hamlet turned

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    Introduction The statue of Menkaure and Queen was created 2490-2472 BCE and was found at Gizeh, Egypt, Fourth Dynasty. This piece of art is referred to as a relief sculpture and made out of sandstone with approx. dimensions of 2x6x6’ feet. The subject’s matter, just as the title suggests, is the representation of the King Menkaure and Queen. Both Menkaure and Queen are displayed in a frontal view in a typical Ancient Egyptian standing pose positioned close to each other. The articles of clothing

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    Pushkin's The Queen of Spades

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    Pushkin's The Queen of Spades French connoisseurs already know Pushkin's The Queen of Spades in Mérimée's translation. It might appear impertinent to offer now a new version, and I do not doubt that the earlier one will appear more elegant than this one, which has no merit other than its scrupulous exactness. That is its justification. A preoccupation with explaining and rounding off induced Mérimée to blunt somewhat the crystalline peaks of the tale. We have resisted adding anything to

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    Queen Victoria

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    Queen Victoria Is it Georgiana Charlotte Augusta Alexandrina Victoria or just Alexandrina Victoria? Queen Victoria was born at Kensington Palace, London on May 24, 1819. She was the only child of Edward, the fourth son of King George III, and Victoria Mary Louise, the daughter of a German Duke. It was planed that the duke and duchess were to name their daughter Georgiana Charlotte Augusta Alexandrina Victoria but Prince Regent refused to have his name (George) nor his daughters name (Charlotte

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    Queen Victoria

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    On November 6, 1817 Princess Charlotte, the only heir to the crown of England died. She was the only child of the Prince Regent and was not a happy women. She was married off to prince of Orange at the age or 17, but broke off the marriage after falling in love with Prince Augustus of Prussia. He was already married but she was unaware and she continued seeing him. After a long time of Prince Leopold of Saxe-Cobury admiring her, Princess Charlotte gave him a chance and finally they were married in

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    Queen Victoria

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    Queen Victoria was born in 1819 and she died in 1901. She was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1837-1901) and empress of India (1876-1901). Queen Victoria was born Alexandrina Victoria on May 24, 1819, in Kensington Palace, London. Victoria's mother was Victoria Mary Louisa, daughter of the duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Her father was Edward Augustus, duke of Kent and Strathern, the fourth son of George III and youngest brother of George IV and William IV, they were kings

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    The Violence of Plath’s Daddy "Daddy" is probably Plath’s most famous poem. The critic George Steiner has said that, "It is a poem by which future generations will seek to know us." He has also called it, "the Guernica of modern poetry." The violence of its imagery and tone, the references to concentration camps, torture and fascism certainly evoke Picasso’s most celebrated painting. Plath claimed that in this poem she was adopting the persona of a girl with an Electra complex whose father

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    woman in the early modern period. She became Queen and successfully reigned through her years of being Queen. She justified her style but believing in what she beloved in and proved she did not have to change her ways. In the 16th century a king was required to preserve order within his kingdom by giving justice to his people and to ride into battle to defend its borders against external threat. This job was roughly not created for women. The word Queen was derived from the Anglo-Saxons means the

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    picture of Chelna and showed it to king Shrenik of Magadh. Charmed by Chelna's beauty, Shrenik fell in love with her. One day Chelna came to the city of Magadh where she saw king Shrenik and she also fell in love with him. They soon got married. Queen Chelna was a devoted follower of Jainism, while Shrenik was influenced by Buddhism. The king was very generous with a big heart but somehow was not happy with his queen's devotion to the Jain monks. He wanted to prove to Chelna that Jain monks were

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    MARCIA GRIFFITHS: REGGAE QUEEN?

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    MARCIA GRIFFITHS: REGGAE QUEEN? BEGINNING YEARS These two quotes are critical in answering the question of whether or not Marcia Griffiths is the true Reggae Queen. After looking at her success as a female artist, the answer to this question becomes obvious. Women have been oppressed across the globe for centuries, which make Griffiths success as a female Reggae artist that much more outstanding. Looking at her achievements throughout her life starting at a young age to thirty-seven years in

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    Queen Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1533 in Greenwich, United Kingdom. (Bio.com) The queen was recognized most by her nickname “The Virgin Queen.” Elizabeth I was the long filling queen of England, the Elizabethan era is actually named after her. Elizabeth governed with relative stability and prosperity for 44 years. (Bio.com) In Elizabeth 's early life she was a princess, but declared illegitimate through political machinations. She was perhaps England 's most famous monarch, but grew

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    The Use of Numbers in The Queen of Spades

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    The Use of Numbers in The Queen of Spades The use of numbers, especially the three and to a lesser extent the seven, is of major importance in Alexander Pushkin's The Queen of Spades. The use of three permeates the text in several ways, these being major, minor, and in reference to time. According to Alexandr Slonimsky in an essay written in 1922, "A notion of the grouping of three is dominant..." (429). In the major details of the story, we find "three fantastic moments" (Slonimsky 429)

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    Queen Of Attolia Quotes

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    biting deep into the wooden arm of the chair. His right hand disappeared behind the blade” (Turner 32). The action fiction novel The Queen of Attolia, written by Megan Whalen Turner, shows that disabled veterans and amputees can still make a difference in the world, through how Eugenides makes a difference in the defense of his country. In Turner’s book The Queen of Attolia, one of the main characters is Eugenides, he is the thief of Eddis, a small mountain country sandwiched between two fledgling

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