The Adventure of the Final Problem Essays

  • What Is The Theme Of Watson In The Adventure Of The Final Problem By Jackley Jeatson

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    explained in “The Adventure of the Final problem” Watson’s departure from 221B Baker St., recent marriage, and return to general practice led to a distancing friendship. Although their lives were drifting apart,Watson did not oppose providing Holmes with companionship,regardless of the level of risk or time lapsed. His willingness to depart from his responsibilities depict his loyalty towards Holmes. Even after the extended period of sporadic visits, Watsons rarely declined an adventure alongside Holmes:

  • Iron Man Hero's Journey

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    journey. Three important components of the Hero’s journey are depicted in Iron Man. The hero gets a call to adventure,embarks on a journey, and fights his/her way through a final battle. Tony Stark is called for an adventure but is reluctant to accept. Stark crosses the threshold with the help of his mentor and embarks on a journey to create his own suit. In the end, Stark has to face the final resurrection where he has to destroy the Obadiah Stane. Stark completes the hero’s journey hence become a

  • Understanding the Hero's Journey: An Analysis

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    movies, and novels there is always a journey with a hero involved. The Hero’s Journey is the basic template and in general it includes the call to adventure, the initiation, and the return back home. The call to adventure is in the first act of the twelve steps of a Hero’s Journey. The first act is also known as the separation from home but the call to adventure summarizes

  • Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Analysis

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    In many ways, human beings possess a strong desire to understand each other. This understanding is used to form friendships, to solve personal problems, and, at times, to prevent the world from making the same mistakes it has in the past. Nowhere is the desire for human understanding more evident than in the study of literature. To expand knowledge beyond the people of today, literature empowers people to paint a picture of what history was like by analyzing the works of writers from the past. Many

  • The Hero's Journey Analysis

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    The process of rebirth is the culmination of the hero's transformation. The hero emerges from the special world, transformed by his experience. This is the climax in which the Hero must have his final and most dangerous encounter with death. The final battle also represents something far greater than the Hero's own existence with its outcome having consequences to his ordinary world and the lives of those he left behind. If he fails, others will suffer and this not only

  • munchausen

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    word hero is already put in the male tense, suggesting there that most heroes have been and will be males. For the most part Seger’s points are well taken and are backed up mostly by every heroic story I’ve ever read or seen before in my life. The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen definitely pushes the typical hero envelope, but even still, Seger’s idea of typical hero characteristics shown through in most of this crazy Monty Python type film. Seger explains from the beginning of her article that the hero

  • Life Of Pi Hero's Journey Essay

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    after something sparks their adventure we are taken through trials and tribulations till we are finally taken to the hero’s climax. The film Life of Pi is a great heroic story of a man telling the story of his life through his eyes, he tells us the backstory of his life from when we was a young boy in grade school and leads us into his adventure of a lifetime. The hero’s journey begins with there “Ordinary World” which is an insight to a hero's life before there adventure unfolds. This enables the

  • Sherlock Holmes Analysis

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    The original stories about Sherlock Holmes were written by Arthur Conan Doyle in late 19th and early 20th century London, the same setting he used in the stories (Magher). These stories recount the cases, and corresponding adventures, that Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson partake in (Doyle, Sherlock Holmes: The Major Stories). The character of Sherlock Holmes is seen by many as a paragon of logic and justice in the midst of a constantly advancing Victorian society—one that is progressive for the

  • The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn

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    novels, The Adventure of Tom Sawyer and The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn, one sees this transformation and growth in the two main characters by facing conflicts and events, these being Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn In beginning of the novel The Adventure of Tom Sawyer, one sees Tom as a crafty, intelligent, and imaginative boy with excellent theatrical skills. “Twain invented the American archetype of the prankish, widely imaginative boy with a taste for adventure in The Adventure of Tom Sawyer”

  • Hercules: The Hero's Journey In The Hunger Games

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    known as the hero 's journey, is found in many different types of stories/myths/movies from around the world, no matter what the culture or setting it is a part of. There are twelve stages in which the hero participates in, where the hero goes on an adventure, is in a decisive crisis, wins a reward and comes out of it a changed or transformed person. Hercules, is a Greek myth and is an American animated film loosely based on Ancient Greco-Roman mythology, Heracles. The story is modernised in the 1997

  • Defining Adventure Education

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    Growing up, I knew adventure education to be about practical skills and recreation. It was a way of keeping youth active and engaged. More recently, however, I’ve come to learn more about the history and philosophies of adventure education and so my idea of the concept has changed dramatically as I have also lived and learned much since the days of my youth. I define adventure education as one word: integration. Integration encompasses both personal growth and development of morals and an understanding

  • Essay About Odysseus, Adonis, And Thor

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    his family. His journeys in those ten years were very similar to Jason's journey in his search for the Golden Fleece. Also, in the course of Odysseus' adventures, he proved himself to be not only a great hero but also a cunning and resourceful man, worthy of the title the most cunning man in the world. There are many similarities between the adventures of Jason and those of Odysseus'. Both heroes proved themselves to be mighty warriors; Jason, when forced to battle against the soldiers of the dragon

  • Themes In Alice In Wonderland

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    Megan Wickingson Orrick Honors English Language Arts 9, Hour 4 18 April 2014 Lewis Carroll employs the elements of theme, setting, and narrator/voice in his piece Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Theme is an important element in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. It helps the reader to better understand what is happening as time goes on. Though there are many, one theme in particular is death. It may not seem like much, but it is in fact an important factor to Alice’s story. Alice is constantly

  • R2W first draft

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    “Elementary, my dear Watson.” Probably one of the most famous quotes from thrilling universe of Sherlock Holmes, however never mentioned once in the books, but coming from the 1899 stage adaptation. Ever since it's publication in 1887, Sherlock Holmes has never been far from the publishing table having published countless unofficial stories, spin off’s and other media. Possibly, the most noticeable adaptation of the past decade is BBC's Sherlock, first in which they took the timeless protagonist

  • Piscine Patel: Pi's Journey As A Hero

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    into three separate phases. The ordinary world, the special world, and the return into the ordinary world. The first ordinary world phase contains the following steps; the ordinary world, which is where the character originally lives, the call to adventure, the refusal of the call, and crossing the threshold. The next phase is the special world. In the special world the character will make allies, enemies, and go through trials. Within this phase he will enter his inmost cave, which is an intro to

  • Kyd’s The Spanish Tragedy - The Humanist Chronotope

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    which in turn creates a unique dramatic genre, one we might call "humanist drama." According to Bakhtin, two seminal chronotopes from classical literature form the basis of most later chronotopes. The first of these seminal chronotopes is the adventure chronotope, found in romance narratives such as Longus’s Daphnis and Chloe. Time in this chronotope is a random and non-causal chain of events characterized by "suddenly" and "at just that moment" that ends at the same point in biographical time

  • Compare And Contrast Gilgamesh And Odysseus

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    and Odysseus an interesting subject. Both the stories of “Gilgamesh” and “The Odyssey” show that the characters were successful warriors with many adventures to be told. Gilgamesh and Odysseus are human with many god-like qualities. Their perception of immortality, as well as regard for death and the influences of the gods in their lives and adventures, are similar; however, the characters have many differences. Gilgamesh was two-thirds God and one-third human that had no regards for his subjects

  • Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland: The Inevitable Loss of Childhood Innocence

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    their height reliant on the situation. Her experience in the house of White Rabbit is another fascinating occurrence. (Carroll) Overall, “her adventures before entry into the attractive garden are of a kind that leads her to question herself and the knowledge that she has about herself and of the world.” (Senna) The bottom line of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures of Wonderland there is growing up to be done and a puzzle to be solved. (enotes) Throughout the progression of the book, Alice goes through

  • Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind Hero's Journey Analysis

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    How closely does the main character's journey in 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' follow that of the hero's journey, and to what extent can an anti-hero follow this narrative structure? Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004) is a romantic science fiction film which follows main character Joel's relationship with his ex-girlfriend Clementine in reverse; As Joel goes through a memory removal process in order to move on from the hardships of their break up, he realises

  • Coral Divers Resort Case Study

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    Problem: Coral Divers Resort is a safe and knowledgeable scuba diving resort with a beach front location. Over the past three years revenues have declined and Greywell suffered a $5, 174 in losses in 1994. Coral Divers Resort needs to do something before business gets worse and Jonathan Greywell and his resort go out of business. The first option that Greywell has would be to move Coral Divers Resort to New Providence Island in the Bahamas. The island has a large population, and Nassau the