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    Mythic Heros: Sinbad the Sailor When I think about mythic heroes, for many years the first name that came to mind was Sinbad: Sinbad the sailor. In his days as an adventurer, he went on seven fantastic voyages which earned him fame for the rest of his life. Yet, now in retrospect, I no longer consider him to be the great adventurer that I saw him as in my childhood. On his seven voyages, Sinbad encountered every obstacle one could possibly think of. He and his crew met up with: a fish so large

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    transformed into was Sinbad the Sailor. At the beginning of the book, while Edmond was still Edmond Dantes, he work and pursued his career on a ship. The guy at which he worked for soon became in debt because his shipping business was going out of business. Edmond Dantes payed off this shipping guys debt under the name as Sinbad the Sailor. Edmond accomplished this mission under a different name so his former boss wouldn't know that Edmond Dantes was really the bill savior that Sinbad the Sailor has became

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    The Count of Monte Cristo   	The Count of Monte Cristo, written by Alexandre Dumas, tells the story of a man, Edmond Dantes, a sailor who goes through being betrayed by his enemies and thrown in to a dark prison cell to planning revenge on his enemies. His behavior and personality changes after spending 14 years in jail for a crime that he didn’t commit. Edmond Dantes was thrown in jail ,after being framed by his enemies, accused of committing treason and being a bonapartist. The story

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    The Nights creates the setting and motivation for all of the other stories; in which the main character Scheherazade narrates a set of tales to the Sultan Shahriyar over a period of many nights. Many of these stories, such as the Tale of Sinbad the Seaman and Sinbad the Landsman are a collection of narratives that interconnect with one another while continuing to be an extension of the original story of Scheherazade. The concept of the framed story is one that evolved from ancient Sanskrit literature

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    tale of Sinbad the Sailor which occurs from nights 536-66, Sinbad the Sailor credits God for everything that happens to him during his journeys. Sinbad went through terrible sufferings, trials of physical depletion, and extreme hardships but through it all he still praises and credits one God. Several times in the journeys of Sinbad the Sailor, Sinbad says “By God” as a precursor to telling the events of his tale. Sinbad gives God an enormous amount of credit and thanks towards God. Sinbad also proclaims

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    magic. For example, in Aladdin there are magic carpets and genies and in Sinbad the Sailor there are ogres and other mythical creatures. Although I am familiar with many fairytales, I am not aware of many folktales. The only one I am truly aware of is Paul Bunyan. Additionally I am not sure what exactly constitutes a folktale. Furthermore, the only two stories from the Arabian Nights that I vaguely know are Sinbad the Sailor and Aladdin from the movies I’ve watched in the past. Aladdin is about

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    Dante's Inferno Inferno

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    Use of the Fantastic in Inferno and Sinbad Valerie Skerkavich Fantastic elements occur in both Dante’s Inferno and The Tales of Sinbad but it is obvious that Inferno uses a lot more of the fantastic than Sinbad. In Dante’s Inferno, there are several fictional creatures (Cereberus, the Furies, Geryon) in the realms of hell, which all serve a specific purpose in hell and in Dante’s journey through the depths of hell. Through Sinbad’s journey, we see a lesser quantity of fantastic creatures, but

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    Thor and the Odyssey

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    from Asgaurd due to his arrogance and immaturity. He has realizations; he changes from arrogant, capricious, and boastful to a mature leader which leads to him returning home to Asgaurd. Works Cited “http://www.answers.com/topic/sindbad-the-sailor” 30 Nov. 2011 “http://potcoplayers.wikia.com/wiki/Captain_Long_John_Sinbad” 30 Nov. 2011 “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_Thousand_and_One_Nights” 30 Nov. 2011 “http://www.helium.com/items/1861390-references-to-the-odyssey-by-homer-in-popular-culture-and-film”

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    enemies used the rivalry between the two parties in order to convince the Royalists that Edmond is a Bonapartist, therefore it is the basis for his arrest and inevitable captivity in the Chateau D'If.. The Count of Monte Cristo is a story about a sailor, Edmond Dantes, who was betrayed during the prime of his life and career by the jealousy of his friends. His shipmate, Danglars, coveted his designation as the captain of the mighty Pharon. Ferdinand Mondego wished to wed Mercedes, who was affianced

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    themselves in one way or another, but sometimes people change their appearance and personality to the point where those who were close to them, can not even recognize them in a crowd. The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas, is a story of a sailor, Edmond Dantes, who was betrayed during his prime time of his life by the jealousy of his friends. Dantes is sent to prison where he spends countless years planning an escape with the help of a fellow prisoner. The prisoner informs Dantes that he

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