Essays Tagged: "Black Magic"

Magic in the Tempest

Shakespeare as a controversial topic, as it had been the persecution of those believed to perform 'black magic,' (witches) that had been at the forefront of societal concerns since 1050. However, aft ...

(3 pages) 123 0 4.2 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Shakespeare's "Macbeth".

MACBETH ESSAY"Something wicked this way comes" Shakespeare's "Macbeth" is a play about murder,black magic, witches, the struggle for power and deception. These words are spoken byone of the thre ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Restoration of King Fisher" (a creative story on how two people save their king and kingdom).

dirty secret of his illicit rendezvous with other women, which prompted her to seek the aid of the black magic of nefarious Sorceress Fallen. The sorceress concocted a poison that when ingested nulli ...

(5 pages) 30 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Narrative about a homeless soldier.

Work For Food"Will work for food." The words were neatly written in black magic marker on a jagged piece of brown cardboard. A filthy man about forty-five held the sig ...

(4 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Witches And Heretics In The Medieval World: Why It Can Never Be Proven If The Ever Existed.

en, whom devoted theirlives to killing and bringing pain and illness to others through the power of black magic, or sorcery. They sold their soul to the Christian Devil, and worshipped Satan. Once a p ... t was adjourned, with the condemned going back to confinement, too weak to perform thier underhandedblack magic. The judge then went home and documented the proceedings after the trial has ended. Ther ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The City of Ephesus in Biblical Times

, or ?Diana?. This city was full of cultic practices, such as; palm reading, wizards, sorcerers and black magic. This type of pagan worship was prevalent during the time of Apostle Paul?s arrival ther ... Paul witnessed the diversity in the culture of the Ephesian people. With so much pagan worship and black arts being practiced, Paul must have had a difficult time ministering to this group. There was ...

(11 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Colour, Sound and Other Symbols in "Soylent Green" by Richard Fleischer

also ironic because the colour green represents life, and Soylent Green is composed of dead people.Black represents a lack of colour, a primordial void, and emptiness. It can also mean sorrow or mour ... ordial void, and emptiness. It can also mean sorrow or mourning (the Christian tradition of wearing black to funerals). In this respect it can also symbolize death. Black is also linked to witchcraft ...

(9 pages) 43 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Salem Witch Craft Trials

things up in Salem Village, and there is no evidence from the time that Tituba practiced Caribbean black magic, yet these trials and executions actually still took place, how can you explain why they ... was the cause of the illness. In addition, several young girls in the village had participated in "black magic" experiments - harmless adolescent games - in the company of Tituba, Reverend Parris's s ...

(9 pages) 97 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Research paper on salem witch trials

things up in Salem Village, and there is no evidence from the time that Tituba practiced Caribbean black magic, yet these trials and executions actually still took place, how can you explain why they ... was the cause of the illness. In addition, several young girls in the village had participated in "black magic" experiments - harmless adolescent games - in the company of Tituba, Reverend Parris's s ...

(8 pages) 65 1 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

India's Witch Hunts

tchcraft is being used in India. This ontology is "notable for its references to sorcery, evil eye, black magic, spirit attack, poisoning, and bewitchment. It is associated with the idea that one can ...

(9 pages) 23 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Koroviev's (Fagot's) Character in Bulgakov's "Master and Margarita"

"interpreter" (Bulgakov, 107) and the secretary of the famous foreign artist and the "specialist in black magic" (15) Professor Woland. Koroviev is also said to be the former regent of a church choir, ... nterpreter's profession is the true purpose of him coming to Moscow.Further in the book, during the black magic show this demon also gives to people in the audience free money and clothes, which then ...

(5 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Myths and Rituals: From Christianity to Obeah

nous highlands, flourishing rain forests, large reserves of petroleum, and obeah. Obeah, a form of black magic or witchcraft used in the West Indies, is prevalent even today in Trinidad and Tobago. ... h. I remember my mother going through all of my children's books back when I was a little girl, and blacking out all of the pictures and drawings of snakes. In the Christian religion, Adam and Eve we ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Beginners guide for magic!

such as a "Money spell" or a "Good Luck spell" or perhaps a "Protection spell" .*Stay away from the Black Magic until you have a couple years of practice and knowledge.... for you will only hurt yours ...

(4 pages) 36 2 3.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus

learning"”one of them theology"”and now wishes to pursue the greatest scholarship of all: black magic. As Faustas chases this lofty goal, we learn a lot about human nature as well as the nat ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Crucible

d evil they were by letting innocent people die for their own acts. In The Crucible, the absence of black magic and witchery come to life through those who are corrupt and evil, while those of high mo ...

(1 pages) 316 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay on the outsiders in the play "Othello"

es. Within the play, Othello is portrayed as the stereotypical alien, mistrusted and feared for his black skin and ethnic characteristics. Throughout the play he is constantly referred to as “the ... hroughout the play he is constantly referred to as “the Moor”. When others call him ‘black’, they refer to his physical stature but also to the idea of symbolism within Elizabethan ...

(4 pages) 20 0 1.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Free-will and repentance in dr

as not enough to satisfy the thirst of knowledge of the great figure of learning. Only Necromancy - black magic - offers new knowledge, the attraction of the unknown. His free-willed actions led him t ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Examine The Issues Of Racial Stereotyping In Othel

stereotyping in Othello in relation to Elizabethan culture Many Elizabethan's had negative views of black Africans. Some Elizabethan's viewed non-whites as inferior beings and savages; and because rel ... and savages; and because religion played a big part in Elizabethan culture, others would associate blacks as evil and witchcraft, and other non-Christian superstitions such as the devil. Usually blac ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Dr. Faustus Christopher Marlowe’s play Dr. Faustus depicts the story

rs of both pleasure and power. Faustus has faith in neither God nor Paradise; therefore he turns to black magic in order to fully enjoy life on earth. Mephistophilis, an accomplice to Lucifer, acts as ...

(1 pages) 1891 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Supernatural in and Surrounding Macbeth

s the first aspect of the witches we get to see. Familiars are attendants that allow one to perform black magic. Since these women have familiars it is safe to say that they are members of the occult. ... th is unarguably the darkest play Shakespeare ever wrote, "it is the only play in which witchcraft, black magic and Satanism not merely play an important part, but provide the vital pivot on which the ...

(9 pages) 1597 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth