Dragons are described as reptilian beasts with the power of a “thousand men”, which may or may not possess wings (like the Eastern dragon). Depending in culture, dragons are said to have more than just one head or multiple limbs. The Naga in India and the Hydra in Greek mythology are prime examples of this; Naga are usually portrayed as having the head or face of a man and the body of a snake, such as the king cobra. Some have dozens of heads with more appearance of the cobra. While in Greek myth, the Hydra is a multiple reptilian heads that guarded the entrance to a cave. In Medieval Time, dragons are depicted as malevolent; with the power to breathe fire and give death by their lethal stare. In Eastern society, dragons are viewed as
What's a dragon? A dragon's something a person may have to overcome to achieve the most great. Everyone has obstacles or a dragon that holds them back and make them it seem impossible to complete a goal. In reality, thank god our dragons are not fire-breathing killers like in Beowulf. Everyone has something different they would like to achieve. Whether it's graduating high school or passing a final exam. Some goals may seem bigger or harder to accomplish but really equally the same to others. I'm my senior year of high school, my dragon is to graduate high school and going to college.
As humans, we all possess great qualities. We develop memories that we can cherish forever. Hopes and dreams help us strive to do great things. However, we all have our demons that we all tend to conceal. The famous poem “Beowulf” is renowned for the battles against Beowulf and many monsters. The battles in the poem pose as metaphorical battles. Beowulf defeating the monsters represent him trying to overcome his demons. The last battle was between him and a dragon. To the reader’s surprise, he lost the battle. The dragon represents Beowulf’s greatest demon. Despite the dragons that Beowulf faced that are external, my dragons are more internal.
Defeating Dragons and Minutes That Matter have many similarity and differences! Defeating Dragons is about a group of teens who help the local people of Aniak, Alaska they work 24 hours 7 days a week.Minutes That Matter is about a group of teens who send phones to soldiers who were overseas so they could talk to there family.These two groups both help people,whether it's helping them communicate with their family or helping them if they're hurt.They also are different in some ways Defeating Dragons help if there's an emergency, and Minutes That Matter help the soldiers keep in touch with their friends and family.
Immigrating to a new country is not easy; immigrants’ lives become very hard. They are often discriminated against race, nationality or skin color. These problems occur many times in the book Dragonwings. Moon shadow’s family face all these challenge coming to America. They have to suffer many hardships, and they are lonely due the fact that they leave their families back in China. He in his father face multiple difficulties and challenges in the new world they know as the Land of the Golden Mountain. The historical event that is remarkable and important for Chinese people that address this book is the great earthquake of 1906 in San Francisco.
Have you ever thought about people who need help in your community and ways you could help? In Aniak, Alaska, there was a need in the medical field because the town only had one doctor. A team of teenagers saw this need and decided they could do something about it and formed a team called the Dragon Slayers. On the other side of the country, Cassandra saw a different kind of need in her community. Because of harsh Rhode Island winters, fuel for heating homes is really important. She and her friends learned about biodiesel and how it could help her community. In the two articles, Defeating Dragons and Food That Fuels, young people saw community needs and helped bring positive change in unique ways.
A symbol is an object that represents something else, especially something abstract. Around the world, there are many animals that have various symbols across different cultures. For instance, serpents, reptiles that have an eerie appearance, have been an archetype across countless civilizations. This animal is a global symbol that represents either negative or positive energy, and sometimes provides balance between the two. In this report, the various interpretations of serpents will be explored.
Modern media has deemed dragons as bad, ugly, evil, and murderous creatures. Books and movies have supported this idea to sell tickets and books. However, it is a falsehood given to the public that avoids the truth. In shadowy shelves in libraries everywhere, the truth lies. Books like “Wings of Fire”, “Inheritance Cycle”, “Eon”, and “Pete’s Dragon” exposes more of the real beauty of dragons. This truth is supported by one of the oldest and wisest cultures in the world, Asian culture. The Asian people know that dragons are the misunderstood giants of the fantasy fiction world.
Centaurs are mythical creatures born with the torso, head and arms of a man and the rest of the body of a horse. Most centaurs are known for always being drunk and violent. They usually would drink too much wine which would cause them to start conflicts with others, hurting people mostly women. But not all the centaurs were bad, Chiron was one of the wise and more civilized centaurs. He was known for his ability to treat people with his experience with medicine, he also taught others how to hunt for food using bow & arrows.
The Flickering Shadows clan is a rather varied place, housing dragons of many different breeds and elements; though it's frowned upon, speciesism/flightism(?) does exist, though mostly among the younger clan members. The dragon who really keeps everyone from each others' throats is Raspberry - he really is the glue of the clan, which is part of the reason he hasn't been dethroned yet (no one has challenged him for his position in all the time he's been co-leader; there's no way he'd win the battle for leadership, should someone decide he is no longer suitable for co-leadership. On that note, Obsidian leads with a stern but caring claw, guiding the clan through their everyday lives
In the Age of Ancients the world was unformed, shrouded by fog. A land of gray crags, Archtrees and Everlasting Dragons. But then there was fire and with fire came disparity. Heat and Cold, life and death, and of course, light and dark. Then from the dark, They came, and found the Souls of Lords within the flame. Nito, the First of the Dead, The Witch of Izalith and her Daughters of Chaos, Gwyn, the Lord of Sunlight, and his faithful knights. And the Furtive Pygmy, so easily forgotten. With the strength of Lords, they challenged the Dragons. Gwyn's mighty bolts peeled apart their stone scales. The Witches weaved great firestorms. Nito unleashed a miasma of death and disease. And Seath the Scaleless betrayed his own, and the Dragons were no
“Master named me Redgar by my red scales and as a chosen guardian of this realm.” Redgar then continues when he was taught how to used his’ dragon's tongue to gain the ability to cast magic that only dragons can muster. “Master referred it as Dragon Magic. It’s magic I use to conjure fire breath attacks. My tongue also casts magic for flight, to hide, and how I learn to speak with Master and nature. Days later a light appears around my master blinding me,” “It appears my time is short,” the master continues to talk, “Listen carefully Redgar, before I leave you. In the upcoming events, your future will be tested in many ways as you begin your journey from here. I’ll amend this warning to thee and may thee use your gifts for a greater purpose
incarnation of the devil, or more likely, what the devil represents (Rauer 33). The first dragon from The
He possess the eyes of a God. He sees you, he know what u have accomplished or have not. Kod, The dragon half breed that see every little living thing. Our beloved Kod dresses in old ripped farming clothes that leave a strong bitter taste of dead fish in the air and its not a very pleasant flavor for your nose. His skin feels like a new born baby, which is surprising because of the amount of scars he has all over his body. His voice is like melody to your ears that could probably make baby fall sleep in a couple of seconds.