• Hail! King Arthur: Long Live Who
    Price Hail! King Arthur: Long Live Who? It is hard to adequately explain how long scholars, writers, and historians alike, have extensively researched the topic of King Arthur. Who was he? Did he exist? Was there really a Camelot and Guinevere? When I first began this study myself, my opinion was...
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  • The Satirical Essence of Monty Python Imbibed Into Cotemporary Theatre
    incorporating many aspects of modern day theatre; such as realism, surrealism, futurism, existentialism and of course Theatre of the Absurd, for no Python sketch was sans an eccentric dash of absurdity.<br><br>The very roots of Monty Python lay in the humble beginnings of six men, five British and one American...
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  • J.R.R. Tolkien: Creator of the Modern Fantasy
    left England in March of 1891 for South Africa to marry a man by the name of Arthur Tolkien. They had been engaged for years; however Mabel's father had denied Mabel her marriage due to her young age. Tolkien's father, Arthur Tolkien, had sailed to South Africa a few years earlier to try out his luck...
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  • mr dirk
    Aquitaine has a walk-on part, and some characters are based on noblemen named in contemporary records but about whom little is known beyond the name (e.g Sir Ralph Murdac, who was Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and the Royal Forests at the time). The main characters are figures from the legends (Robin...
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  • J.R.R Tolkien
    Three Rings for the Elven-Kings under the sky, Seven for the dwarf lords in their halls of stone, Nine for mortal men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord in his dark throne. In the Land or Mordor where the shadow lies. One Ring to rule them all, One ring to find them, One ring to bring them all...
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  • Drama
    written at the beginning of the 7th C. 2. History: Anglo-Saxon Chronicles - An early history of the country - King Alfred had a great influence on his work. - King Alfred also translated a number of Latin books into old English and brought back learning to England and improved the education...
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  • The Struggle of Good vs. Evil in J.R.R. Tolkien’s the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    the Rings trilogy, Tolkien suggests that the ends do not justify the means. J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3rd 1892, the child of Arthur and Mabel Tolkien. Arthur Reuel Tolkien was 31 years old when he proposed to 18 year old Mabel Suffield. She gladly accepted, but her father was not too happy...
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  • Death of a Salesman
    A TEACHER’S GUIDE TO THE PENGUIN EDITION OF ARTHUR MILLER’S DEATH OF A SALESMAN By RANDEANE TETU, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT A Teacher’s Guide to Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman 2 NOTE TO THE TEACHER The questions, exercises, and assignments on these pages are designed...
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  • A Brief History of English and American Literature Chapter I. from the Conquest to Chaucer.
    got the better in the struggle, and became, about the middle of the 14th century, the national speech of all England, it was no longer the English of King Alfred. It was a new language, a grammarless tongue, almost wholly {12} stripped of its inflections. It had lost a half of its old words, and had filled...
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  • Nathaniel Hawthorn
    Hawthorne's daughter Una served as the model for Pearl. Hawthorne was one of the first American writers to explore the hidden motivations of his characters. Among his allegorical stories is 'The Artist of the Beautiful' (1844) in which his protagonist creates an insect, perhaps a steam-driven butterfly...
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  • English Literature
    storm, the eponymous tempest, to lure his usurping brother Antonio and the complicit King Alonso of Naples to the island. There, his machinations bring about the revelation of Antonio's low nature, the redemption of the King, and the marriage of Miranda to Alonso's son, Ferdinand. There is no obvious single...
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  • 补水较好,用久之后效果一般
    D. evolution 2. The short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is taken from Irving’s work named ______. A. The Leatherstocking Tales B. The Sketch Book C. The Autobiography D. The History of New York 3. Which of the following is not the characteristic of American Romanticism? A. Rationalism...
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  • Happy Days
    and Richie's older brother Chuck (a character who abruptly disappeared during the second season). Most of the early episodes revolve around Richie (often with his best friend Potsie); as the series progressed, more and more stories were written to revolve around Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli, who was originally...
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  • Ladyy
    the novel begins in October 1827 and ends in August 1846 (Francis Steegmuller). This is around the era known as the “July Monarchy”, or the rule of King Louis-Philippe. This was a period in which there was a great up-surge in the power of the bourgeois middle class. Flaubert detested the bourgeoisie...
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  • Death of a Salesman Study Guide
    Teachers TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Interview with Director Steve Stettler The Playwright Arthur Miller in his own words Inspiration for Death of a Salesman Writing Death of a Salesman The Characters Synopsis The Setting Themes Motifs Style, Structure, Form Literary Connections CURRICULUM MATERIALS...
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  • Tolkien - a Man or a Hobbit? a Short Biography.
    1892, in South Africa. His father was Arthur Tolkien, who had gotten a job on a bank in South Africa, and therefore moved from England. He was married to Mabel, also English, and she was the mother of Ronald. Mabel didn't like the new country at all, so when Arthur died in 1896 she moved back to England ...
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  • the role of youth in realising the dreams of dr kalam
    Susan Coolidge Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle Bleak House Charles Dickens Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens David Copperfield ...
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  • Notes for Class (Magic of Words)
    the Presentation Slides also. The Three Day Blow -Ernest Hemingway 1. Describe the setting in which the writer locates his characters. The writer locates his two characters Nick and Bill in the countryside. Both of them drink and talk together in Bill’s cottage that is built on a small hill. Almost...
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  • Drama
    an audience with fast-paced plots, creative imagery, and multi-faceted characters. Macbeth is an action-packed, psychological thriller that has not lost its impact in nearly four hundred years. The politically ambitious character of Macbeth is as timely today as he was to Shakespeare's audience. Mary...
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  • King Arthur: The once and future king
    The Once and Future King King Arthur of the Arthurian legends is one of the most unique characters in the history of literature. Since he has been depicted by a variety of writers, there is more than a single description of his personality. The Arthur we know is actually a conglomerate of many different...
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