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  • King Arthur

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    leader. (Reporter). The location of King Arthur’s last battle can be identified as well as some of the characters, meaning the battle actually happened! Some works of literature record Arthur not just as a hero, but a tyrant as well. According to Gildas, “Arthur is spoken of as a tyrant, and wholly without heroic qualities, showing that the life was composed before Geoffrey of Monmouth had thrown a false glamour over this disreputable prince, who generally figures in the Legends of the Welsh Saints

  • Did King Arthur Truly Exist? Essay

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    Did King Arthur Truly Exist? Who was King Arthur? Most people would tell of a great King; a devoted circle of heroic knights; mighty castles and mightier deeds; a time of chivalry and courtly love; of Lancelot and Guinevere; of triumph and death. Historians and archaeologists, especially Leslie Alcock, point to shadowy evidence of a man who is not a king, but a commander of an army, who lived during the late fifth to early sixth century who may perhaps be the basis for Arthur. By looking at

  • Gender Roles In Gilda

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    Gilda (1946, Charles Vidor) is a story about two ex-lovers that reunite when his employer marries the girl he once dated. In this film, there's a presence of power. Not only between gender, but between class. One of the first examples in the scene given is the class and power of the two men, Ballin Mundson and Johnny Farrell. The second example is Gilda verse the boys. While Johnny and Mundson have a battle of authority and status. Gilda battles being dehumanized and objectified. The only trick is

  • Pride And Corronment In Beowulf And Lanval

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    Pride is a trait everyone poses, but is having pride and being boastful a double edge sword? Pride and boasting are something that appears in many different characters with different manifestations through literature. In "Beowulf" and "Lanval", the pride and boastfulness are demonstrated as both a strength and weakness. Having the pride to boast caused many issues for Beowulf, Lanval and the Queen Guinevere. Beowulf starts boasting as soon as he is introduced to the King Hrothgar. Beowulf tells

  • Essay on Character Analysis of Lancelot in the Movie the First Knight

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    In the medieval time, knight was a really essential part of the society, because they protected people and prosperities for them. They are respected, and have good behavior. In order to keep the good reputation, people came up with the code of chivalry which lists all the qualities that a knight should have. The movie, First Knight is about a man named Lancelot who is good with sword. He saves the life of King Arthur’s wife, Guinevere, and his behavior captures King Arthur’s attention. Then, he is

  • Gilda L. Ochoa Chapter Summary

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    Without a wide comprehensive social development, Gilda L. Ochoa exhibits however simply a fearless, management aware, counter-hegemonic academic modules will approach as a stabilizer to dissensions ways and practices like understudy following. Ochoa has done the essential work of concentrate complexities Latino and Asian American tutoring in one group and gives us a dialect, structure, and perspective with which to discuss and check it. Surprisingly provocative and perceptive, educational identification

  • Hollywood Film Design For Living

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    film. Gilda Farrell (Miriam Hopkins) meets two men on a train, Tom Chambers (Fredric March) and George Curtis (Gary Cooper). The film illustrates the creation of the trio's friendship, as well as, a love triangle forms. The scene analysed for this essay deals with Gilda’s separation from the gentleman's agreement with Tom and George. Gilda accepts a marriage proposal from Max Plunkett (Edward Everett Horton). This marriage does not truly make her happy but

  • Femme Fatale Analysis

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    of a femme fatale interferes with the very idea of, as Angela Martin would say, “hardboiled” film noir. Films such as Mildred Pierce, Gilda, and Klute, though objectively different, hold a commonality in that they all present some aspects of film noir while not being seen as entirely so. Mildred Pierce presents flashback narration and shots dominated by shadows, Gilda uses the well-known role of the femme fatale, but deviates from classic noir by presenting aspects of the femme fatal in two decidedly

  • The Big Sleep, The Postman Always Rings Twice, and Gilda's Adherence to the Noir Genre

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    The Film Noir genre is the product of the 1940’s which reflects the darker attitude of society representing depression, realism, and amplifying a new dynamic for women on screen. As World War II progressed, there was less money compiling in Hollywood. The little money collected affected the creative drive for the directors in how they were able to produce for their films. The smaller budget impacted money to spend on lighting, sets, costumes, as well as providing pay for extras to appear in scenes

  • Women’s Roles in Classical Hollywood Cinema

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    heroin. The 1940’s film Gilda wasn’t an exception. In Gilda, the female character mainly had two different stereotypes. The female character was first stereotyped as a sex object and the second stereotyped as a scorned woman who has to be punished. The film Gilda,

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