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    the queen mother

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    The queen mother was the queen of England. My topic is important because she was royalty and played a big role in England’s history. Elizabeth bowes-lyon was born in London on august 4, 1900. (pgs. 8 and 9 the queen mother) Elizabeth was the ninth child of her mother, lady Strathmore. Her family has lived in the glamis castle for six centuries. Most of her brothers and sisters were older. Her and younger brother David were very close. When he left for boarding school it broke is heart. She soon

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    Hamlet's Mother: Lustful Widow or Evil Queen?

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    minded individual. The Queen was a shrewd and passionate woman that would go to any limit to obtain her heart’s desire. Gertrude finds herself in the middle of this family conflict as mother and peacemaker to a newly blended family ("Frailty thy name is woman", n.d.). In the first Act, the Ghost of Hamlet’s father provides Hamlet with the details of his untimely death and the devious acts of his uncle Claudius. This event, coupled with the hasty marriage of his mother to his uncle, causes much

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    Stuff

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    stood between much heat and him.” He snuck a look at how the queen was responding. The Queen sat overwrought in her poorly lighted chamber. All curtains were drawn to keep prying eyes out. She threaded her fingers through her hair, inadvertently making it more disheveled than before. Feeling a terrible weight keeping her down, it took all her strength to keep her head high and appear Queen-like. Polonius handed the glass of wine to the Queen, but she pushed it away. Picking herself up, she paced back

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    wrath, and envy. The plot of Snow White is built around the queen’s obsession with her beauty. The queen is infatuated with being the most beautiful women of the lands (Pride/Vanity). Lust and extravagance is represented in the queen’s wealth while her daughter toils. She also lusts to be most beautiful. The next deadly sin is not shown in Walt Disney’s version, however, in the original version the queen eats what she thinks is White’s heart representing Gluttony. Also in the fairy tale is the representation

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    Analysis Of Snow White

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    defined as one’s subjective evaluation of his or her own self. The fairytale is a story about a Queen who seeks to be the prettiest by constantly asking her mirror “Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?.” Initially it was always her; however, as the story progresses and as her stepdaughter Snow White matures, the mirror states that Snow White is the fairest. This causes the step-mother to try to kill Snow White through a huntsman, using a comb, a corset, and finally an apple. This

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    The Origins and Purpose of the Goblin Queen in George MacDonald´s the Princess and the Goblin Whatever the purpose of a story may be, whether the tale is a philosophical, moralizing or merely entertaining one, an assortment of characters with sufficient depth, notability and believability is vital to shoulder the burden of the author’s intent. George MacDonald, in one of his most famous novels, The Princess and the Goblin, displays an acute awareness of this fact, presenting us with some of

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    beauty custom, the Wicked Queen challenged her Magic Mirror, "Who is the fairest one of all?" and was summoned that Snow White, her flourishing stepdaughter, was now the "fairest one of all." In an appetent animosity, the queen decreed a woodsman to execute Snow White, who had just met the aristocratic and personable Prince, in the forest. Once there, however, the woodsman discerned he could not do the feat and exhorted the princess to hide, while he returned to the queen with a pseudo pig's heart

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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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    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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    Foils

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    through the play and explain the foils of Hamlet, I find it kind of hard to come up with the foils. When coming up with foils, I guess the first foil I can come up with is Hamlet and the King. Looking at another one, I guess it would have to be the Queen and Ophelia. These are the only two foils that I can come up with that have some similarities and some differences, but still think it is kind of difficult to determine which characters in Hamlet are foils. [SS - 1] [Definition of foils?] 2

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