The Hobbit

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  • John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, Better Known By His Pen Name

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    John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, better known by his pen name J.R.R. Tolkien, came from a family that was primarily craftsmen that had emigrated to England from Germany in the 18th century. John was born on January 3rd, 1892 to father Arthur Tolkien and mother Mabel Tolkien in Bloemfontein, South Africa. His family had moved there after his father was promoted to head of the Bloemfontein office of the British bank. John had one sibling, his younger brother, Hilary Arthur Reuel. At age three John, Hilary

  • Employment Law : A Good Indicator Of Our Social Behavior Essay

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    I. Introduction Employment serves as a good indicator of our social behaviour in various aspects. Particularly, employment law stands as a crucial element that make up our society with an order and fairness. As a member of a society, we ought to be aware of the ways of ensuring our rights in this fast changing legal system of ours, of which determining whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor can be one. With New Zealand’s significant authorities and improvements in both

  • Examples Of Transmedia Storytelling In The Harry Potter Saga By J. K. Rowling

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    now provide us with some of the best examples of transmedia storytelling, one such example is The Lord of the Rings series, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The journey in Middle Earth, the world where the series is set, began in 1937 when Tolkien released “The Hobbit”, and ran until 1955. Multiple attempts were made in this time to make the books into films but Tolkien believed that the technology didn’t exist to do them justice. Due to advancements in filmography, in 2001 director Peter Jackson

  • Beowulf As A Hero's Journey

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    For Beowulf to retain its relevance after a journey from single surviving manuscript to famous epic poem, one can assume its star role is filled by a character extraordinary. The poem’s hero, Beowulf, strikingly resembles many renown principal characters. It would be an uphill battle arguing against him joining the likes of Hercules, Jesus Christ, and many more in their Übermensch status. Based on his words and actions, it is painstakingly clear that Beowulf is an archetypal hero; someone who shares

  • Analysis Of Arthur Miller's ' Death Of Salesman '

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    Research paper on death of salesman Arthur Miller created stories that express the deepest meanings of struggle. Miller is the most prominent twentieth-century American playwrights. He based his works on his own life, and his observations of the American scene. Arthur Asher Miller was born 17 October 1915 in Manhattan, New York city. He was the son of Jewish immigrants from Poland. His parents had a prosperous clothing company. Unfortunately when the stock market crashed, because his family

  • Creative Brief On Target Audience

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    Creative Brief Target Audience/Player Hardcore Gamer Target Purchaser: Hardcore Gamer Lead/Primary Platform: Xbox One/PS4 Anticipated Rating: MA15+/R18+ The X Statement: Play as the unknown hero in a dark fantasy open world single player experience, brutal 3rd person combat for the serious gamer. Executive Summary A once rich land of castles, keeps and townships has been torn apart when a rift to an unknown place brings forth a dark force that wants only to ravage the world. Nearly

  • A Long Day 's Journey Into Night And Birdman

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    Virtuous Ignorance? A Comparison of A Long Day 's Journey Into Night and Birdman In the art of storytelling, the artist tends to rely on a specific pattern of story development. This pattern, as we have seen in the numerous literary examples that we have read so far, naturally conforms to a rigid framework—one that we, as humans, repeatedly desire. This framework was described by Dan Harmon as “the story circle”, and mirrors the cyclical nature of our conscious perceptive capabilities, as well

  • Are There Any Similarities Between Works Of Fantasy And Myths?

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    I’d like to start this paper with the questions it asks and answers: What is fantasy literature? Are there any similarities between works of fantasy and myths? In order to define fantasy, one must recognize certain patterns in what we call fantasy literature. When these patterns are recognized, an enlightened definition can be realized. Sabine Wienker-Piepho defined fantasy as “the modern term for longer narrative texts which are similar to the folklore genre” (Wienker-Piepho 32). This definition

  • The Diary Of Anne Frank

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    Anne’s Relation to Modern Music A multitude of people nowadays choose their favorite songs because of how they sound and the attractiveness of the singer. However, some people select their favorite songs because of its appeal by relating to their personalities and feelings. Just as songs can relate to people, they can express countless similarities with stories as well. When it comes to the story, The Diary of Anne Frank, there are a variety of characters and events that songs can relate to. The

  • When It Comes To Folktales, Fairytales, Legends, Myths,

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    When it comes to folktales, fairytales, legends, myths, and popular and unpopular lore, I believe I have a pretty extensive collection of fairytales and myths stored away in my mental library. These are tales that I can pull out and tell on a moment’s notice. My library has stories from all over Europe, including obscure or not well known stories such as “Brother and Sister” (a German tale), “The White Snake” (a German tale), “Cap o’ Rushes” (an English tale), and “Bluebeard” (a French tale) that