Essays Tagged: "Excalibur"

Beowulf vs. King Arthur (COMPARE CONTRAST)

ero of the Medieval Period, King Arthur relied greatly upon his arms and retainers. 'Take thou here Excalibur...' The King had a extraordinary sword which he brought forth and kept at his side at all ... e behold that noble sword - That the pommel and the haft was all preious stones.' The distinguished Excalibur was carried and shown with dignity. Immense care and respect was imposed into the weapons ...

(2 pages) 117 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

essay on John Boorman's movie "Excalibur"

t. The yearning aspiration to become a knight is portrayed in several ways in John Boorman's movie, Excalibur. Arthur's responsibility as a squire (before he was king), Lancelot's challenge of worthin ... a knight is one way in which a man is eventually knighted. In the early opening scenes of the movie Excalibur, young Arthur serves as a squire to his brother Kay. Squires were the duties of young men ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.6 Jan/1997

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

Marketing analysis of Excalibur, restaurant sport bar producer.

MARKET ANALYSISExcalibur is faced with the exciting opportunity of being the first-mover in the restaurant sport ba ... ing concept in other markets and will produce the same results in Atlanta.Market SegmentationWe see Excalibur as appealing to three major market segments. Fortunately, the long, late night hours of op ... ling to three major market segments. Fortunately, the long, late night hours of operation will help Excalibur lend itself to multiple segment appeal. Our market segmentation scheme allows some room fo ...

(5 pages) 235 0 2.7 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

"Merlin".

he rose and was able to talk to him while riding. The Queen of the lake had a magical sword called Excalibur that was used in battle for good. Swords like that are things people use in imagination wh ...

(2 pages) 29 0 2.5 Nov/2003

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

The three major themes in the movie Excalibur are Magic,Power, and Fate

The entire story of Excalibur is based on three things which intertwine with each other. Those three things are magic, p ... sed on three things which intertwine with each other. Those three things are magic, power and fate. Excalibur would not exist with out the magic of the all-powerful Merlin; the town of Camelot would n ... ord from the stone. With out these three things to be the center themes, there would be no story of Excalibur.In the movie, "Excalibur" a lot of magical incidents took place, mostly done by Merlin. If ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Resaerch paper on Scientology. IN MLA format.

1). In 1923, Hubbard began his studies of the mind and spirit, resulting in a manuscript entitled "Excalibur" in 1938. It was in this work that the word "scientology" was first introduced. The word s ... decided to go further." (Hubbard, 11).The "going further" resulted in Dianetics.In his first book, Excalibur, Mr. Hubbard discussed life and what life entailed. There was no discussion of therapy to ...

(7 pages) 118 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Passing Of Arthur And Excalibur

John Boorman adapted the "Passing of Arthur" in the movie "Excalibur." Movies are not the only adaptations of Tennyson's poem but there are several art a ... phere Tennyson creates focuses a lot on the beauty of nature. During the scene when Bedivere throws Excalibur in the lake he describes the area with "zigzag paths, and juts of pointed rock, the shinin ... Tennyson concentrates on the image of the winter moon while Bedivere tries to get rid of the Excalibur. This picture makes the reader think that the setting is a winter night. According to Webs ...

(4 pages) 326 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Excalibur

Excalibur Excalibur, the weapon that struck fear into the hearts of its enemies, is the titl ... ohn Boorman's film, which brought the Arthurian legend to the big screen. There are many aspects of Excalibur which are exceptional, but the symbolism is just plain excellent. A symbol, as defined by ... ct accepted as representing a thing, quality, or idea. Many powerful symbols are present throughout Excalibur, but three seem to attract the most attention. One such symbol is the mystical swor ...

(2 pages) 468 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arthur: Beyond The Legend

Excalibur, Camelot, Sir Lancelot and Guinevere: Were these tales just the inventions of legends, or ...

(2 pages) 482 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

King Arthur

roke his sword in combat. Merlin took him to the Lake of Avalon where the Lady of the Lake gave him Excalibur, which is a magnificent jeweled sword. During another journey he married Guinevere. ... e Round Table, Arthur made his way to a chapel near a lake. There, he asked the knight to throw the Excalibur into the water and return to report what happened. The knight thought it would be a shame ...

(6 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Holy Regalia Mists of Avalon

One of the more compelling parts of the various Arthurian legends is that of the the Holy Grail and Excalibur with scabbard. This collection is what Bradley describes in The Mists of Avalon as the Hol ... collection is what Bradley describes in The Mists of Avalon as the Holy Regalia, that is the sword (Excalibur), spear, dish, and cup (identified as the Grail) that are the artifacts of Avalon in her s ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors