Essays Tagged: "fantasy novel"

The psychoanalytic criticism on "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone".

ation to pretend that it did not happen at all. There is a strong sense of defense mechanism in the fantasy novel, "Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone" by J.K. Rowling (also known as "Harry Pott ... is cease of the Defense Mechanism.The analysisHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a famous fantasy novel by the author J.K. Rowling among the children around the world. It could be a study fo ...

(2 pages) 77 2 2.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Tolkien's "The Hobbit" compared to Homer's "The Odyssey"

an epic poem written by Homer and passed down the centuries by the oral tradition. The Hobbit is a fantasy novel authored by J.R.R. Tolkien introducing the world-renowned Lord of the Rings series. At ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fantasy novel assignment: Sabriel, Garth Nix.

Fantasy novel assignment: Sabriel, Garth Nix.1. Identify the fantasy elements in the novel and discu ... .1. Identify the fantasy elements in the novel and discuss why these particular books belong in the fantasy genre.Magic, Free magic and Charter magic: In this novel there are two forms of magic, one o ... gic, it is very powerful and very few posses it. Most who posses it turn it to evil work. These are fantasy elements as there is no such thing as magic in the real world.Necromancers: Necromancy is Fr ...

(17 pages) 60 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

GULLIVER'S TRAVELS (Part 4)

yages known as Gulliver's Travels. "Gulliver's Travels" was published in 1726, and can be read as a fantasy novel, a story for children, and a social satire, its tales of dwarves, giants, floating isl ...

(8 pages) 64 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oral Presentation for Fantasy Unit (10-12 mins). Focus Question: What makes a good fantasy novel?

All of us have at one time or another read something we would call Fantasy. Be it when reading "The Hobbit" or "The Lord of the Rings" as a school assignment (or for t ... that made the world we imagine exist, or more commonly from general love of the genre. But what is fantasy? What makes us pick up a book, read it from cover to cover, sigh and say "This is a good (or ... ies. Along the lines of originality--there are certain things that we come to expect when we read a fantasy novel; whether it be magic, dragons, political intrigue, etc.--not necessarily all of these ...

(6 pages) 24 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How could technology transform the re-telling of "The Hobbit"?

vel that I have read, "The Hobbit" by J.R.R Tolkien, can be easily retold by technology, as it is a fantasy novel. J.R.R Tolkien has written the Lord of the Rings trilogy, with "The Hobbit" as a prelu ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" is more than just a fantasy novel.

'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' is more than just a fantasy novel. There are several reasons for this. One reason is that the book includes many Christi ... in this magnificent book.In conclusion, 'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe' is more than just a fantasy novel. It contains many Christian symbolism, has been made into a movie, has a good imaginat ... These are just some of the reasons for why The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe is more than just a fantasy novel.

(3 pages) 66 0 2.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gaming

PC games, with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the adventure game based on the J.K. Rowling fantasy novel, retaining the lead. Second place went to The Sims: Hot Date, EA's popular virtual-lif ... PC games, with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the adventure game based on the J.K. Rowling fantasy novel, retaining the lead. Second place went to The Sims: Hot Date, EA's popular virtual-lif ...

(7 pages) 411 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Fellowship Of The Ring

o. A tale of his adventures. This is the amazing story you will find when you read J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novel The Fellowship of the Ring, In this grand adventure, a small hobbit by the name of Fro ... ff together, bound for Mordor.This is a wonderful book that will entrance any reader with a love of fantasy. Even though the task is not yet complete, the story does end there, but continues into the ...

(4 pages) 551 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Connected Text Essay: 'Memoirs of a Geisha' & 'Servant of the Empire'

different, until you stop and look more closely. One may be a Japanese Geisha story and the other a fantasy novel, but many connections can be made eg: both are the main part of the life of a girl/wom ...

(3 pages) 13 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays