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Beowulf and Gilgamesh

In seven pages topics of general intent, good, evil, and heroism are related to the epic tales of 'Beowulf' and 'Epic of Gilgamesh...

Tragic Heroes in Death of a Salesman and Oedipus

A 10 page analysis of the tragic hero as he manifests in these two classic plays. Twists of events affect these heroes differentl...

Past and its Importance in Black Culture and Black Consciousness Afro American Folk Thought From Slavery to Freedom by Lawrence W. Levine

self-worth" (xi). It is culture which not only links modern-day people, but also connects contemporary man to his primitive ances...

Jesus Christ and Beowulf as Heroes

a bit. When it appears that his warriors are no match against this monster who has taken on a craven for human flesh, Herorot r...

Tragic Hero's Journey in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and William Shakespeare's King Lear

In five pages this paper examines how the tragic hero's journey is thematically portrayed in these plays. Three sources are cited...

A Literary Hero: Henry V

Is Henry V really a literary hero? The paper argues that he is a literary hero and in fact could serve as a role model in today's ...

Heroism in the Ancient World: Gilgamesh and Achilles

This essay pertains to the characters of Gilgamesh and Achilles and how they each warrior-heroes representing their culture. The w...

The Shape of Heroism

Using examples from literature and from world events, this essay identifies some of the heroes everyone knows and those nobody kno...

Much Ado About Nothing: The 'Comedy' of Scapegoats

This paper examines how scapegoats propel the comedy of William Shakespeare's play in the characterizations of Don John, Claudio, ...

The Film 'Titanic' from a Formalist Perspective

heroes (or heroines) epic journey in self-discovery and personal awareness and understanding of the world in which he or she exist...

Heroic Myth in Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

In 7 pages this paper applies Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell to the novel Prisoner of Azkaban in an analysis of how...

Analysis of 3 Plots in 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'

of self-centeredness. The problem is simple: Mankind has completely lost his reverence that once existed toward one another, an e...

Business World and 'A Hero's Journey'

In five pages this research paper applies Christopher Vogler's 'hero's journey' concepts to Fictions of Business by Robert Brawer....

The Tragic Hero of Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Sclarlet Letter is analyzed for the presence of a tragic hero. Using Aristotle standards the author of ...

Icons and Heroes

In five pages this paper examines the concepts of icons and heroes and defines hero along with providing a human example. There a...

The Heroic Aeneas

In a paper that consists of eight pages the definition of hero throughout the course of cultural history is considered in support ...

Classical Literature and the Hero

In ten pages this paper contrasts and compares the hero's role in Sophocles' Antigone, Thucydides' The History of the Peloponnesia...

'Don Juan' by Lord Byron

In eight pages the romantic 'Don Juan' is contrasted and compared with the hero's poetic satirist, Lord Byron. Five sources are c...

Heroic Dante and Sir Gawain

In five pages this paper examines how the concept of hero is defined and how both Dante in The Inferno and Sir Gawain in Sir Gawai...

Heroism in 'Aeneid' by Virgil and 'The Odyssey' by Homer

In four pages the concept of the hero's journey as it manifest itself in these classical works of literature is examined. There i...

Violence and How It is Glorified in 'The Iliad' by Homer

In eight pages this paper discusses the epic's glorification of violence in an analysis that also considers gender roles, human na...

Two Very Different Heroes Aeneas and Achilles

ultimate control, where there could be no arguments. Although all power was concentrated in the hands of a single ruler, Roman c...

Popular American Mythological Hero Forrest Gump

In eight pages this paper examines the popular movie character in terms of the qualities he embodies as a popular mythological her...

Real World Microcosm of the Asylum in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

In nine pages this paper presents the argument that the 'world' of the asylum that is featured in the novel represents a real worl...

Gilgamesh and Sumerian Religion

on having sex with every bride on her wedding night. It was an imperative belief in the ancient world that for society to exist, t...

Self-Realization and the Hero’s Quest in ‘Beowulf,’ ‘Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,’ and ‘Everyman’

the heros quest is self-realization, with the glory being more internal than external, the awakening of inner strength and self-kn...

Louis Riel

national-liberation leader."1 The author then notes a very intriguing point in that while none of these descriptions are entirely ...

Gabriel and Dubliners and Mr. Rochester - Byronic Heroes or Not?

notes that Byron "emphasizes specially the spirit of revolt against society ... But his villain-heroes ... are selfish and unscrup...

Characteristics of Leadership Characteristics: Learned, Innate or Both?

as well. Leadership Theories [A brief history of leadership theories which have emerged since WWII should be discussed allowing t...

Carol S. Pearson's 'Innocent' Archetype Characteristics' Example

as children within their family homes. Pearson writes that "children who have been loved and cared for have a wonderful faith that...