The Kings

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  • King Batharious The King

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    Once in the far away mystical land of Boven Athar, there lived a wise and compassionate king, his caring and honest queen, and his two wonderful children. This tale is not about them however, but rather the king's champion Batharious the brave, who at a young age was determined to become the strongest force of good in all the lands. Batharious was visited by the goddess of everything good Zelandra, who later blessed him and deemed him her champion, her Champion of Light. Unfortunately, this blessing

  • The King In Oedipus The King

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    In the popular Greek tragedy Oedipus the King, the plot shows how a single bad trait can lead to the fall of a once great man. The author Sophocles portrays the story of the titular where a hero rises to fame after solving the city of Thebes’ great riddle. The solution to the riddle frees Thebes of its curse from the Sphinx and relieves the city’s misery. Although Oedipus is praised and crowned king for freeing the city, he is not entirely a good man. Oedipus is very arrogant, which causes him to

  • The King Case Of Rodney King

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    media can play a role in court cases is the Rodney King case. Rodney King(King), a black man living in Los Angles, California who was on parole for a robbery conviction and two friends were driving west on Interstate 210, on the night of March 3,1991, when California Highway Patrol officer spotted his care speeding down the Interstate. The officers attempted to pull King over, but King refused to pull over, resulting in a high-speed chase (Koon 1996) King then exited the freeway and the high-speed pursuit

  • Stephen King: The King Of Horror

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    Stephen Edwin King, the King of Terror, is one of the most well known best selling American authors. King utilizes vivid detail, psychological thrills, fantasy, the supernatural, science fiction, as well as, inspiration for everyday life and his childhood to create novels. Many of these novels became best selling series that captured the hearts of readers; some of which were adapted into movies. Stephen King was born on September 21, 1947 in Portland, Maine to Donald and Nellie King. Early on he

  • King Arthur And First King

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    Ideally, a king has an old look, a great amount of power, and naturally rules his domain with an iron fist in literature. In the two works, Le Morte d'Arthur and First Knight see two different versions of how king Arthur is portrayed. Yet the honor and respect that a king should have remains undisturbed, much like how both are products of their time. First Knight is told as a modern retelling of the legend and Le Morte d'Arthur is a minorly altered, much older work. While the depictions of king Arthur

  • King Stephen King Reflection

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    The video “Stephen King on Childhood” changed the way I look at things. He claims, “the things that really scare us are the things that are going on just outside the spotlight that you can’t quite see” (“Stephen King on Childhood”). The video starts off with Stephen King talking about a day he was walking and came across a little girl on the side of the street drawing in the dirt talking to herself or an imaginary person. Then, he thought to himself, “If I did that, somebody would come along and

  • Oedipus The King: Ignorant King

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    Oedipus Rex: Ignorant King Was Oedipus downfall caused by himself or by the gods? Oedipus Rex, the King of Thebes, ruin started off with a prognostication, and his demise ended with self-mutilation and banishment. Ultimately, his destruction was self-caused because of his pride and ignorance. Oedipus starts off the play with a lot of self-admiration and haughtiness. He makes himself seem so highly honored by the people as if he was a savior chosen by the gods, and he was chosen by the gods; however

  • Oedipus King And Allegory Of The King

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    In Sophocles’ Oedipus the King and Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, the main characters begin in a state of darkness, either literally or figuratively, but throughout the texts, both are able to see the light eventually and grasp higher knowledge. One difference between the two texts is that the main character in The Allegory of the Cave is physically restrained from enlightenment. Meanwhile in Oedipus the King, Oedipus is restrained by his rash, arrogant, and illogical actions. The contrast in the

  • Sympathy For King Oedipus The King

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    I feel sympathy for King Oedipus, not for all of his sins of killing and marrying his mother and having children. But of his fate that was left in the hands of his biological mother Jocasta, and his foster parents Polybus King of Corinth, and Merope, the Dorian, foster mother. Oedipus biological mother heard about the prophecies so; she took her son away to protect her husband, herself and her son Oedipus. Then, he is found and taken to another family Polybus and Merope, who does not tell Oedipus

  • ##us The King As A Good Leader In King Oedipus The King

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    becomes fast to temper in arguments on what should be done, he begins to focus on the current state and doesn’t take into account on what may lie ahead, but he can’t seem to try and choose what is best. In the Greek Tragedy, Oedipus Rex, a great leader, King Oedipus struggles to choose what is best and remain rational so he can be true to his people. Oedipus, attempting to out due his fate set upon him by the gods makes decisions to sometimes help himself over his people showing him to be ineffective