Essays Tagged: "Fantasy world"

Washington Irving

Washington Irving was one of the first American writers to write any kind of fantasy story or writing. At first he tried to pass his stories as real life accounts found in a dea ... s.To start of with there all around feeling and theme. Now one can tell 'Rip VanWinkle' is set in a fantasy world right of the bat by the way Irving sort of zooms in on the scene, first he tells of th ...

(2 pages) 52 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A review of William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"

s effect the main character Miss Emily, especially her mental state. She seems to live in a sort of fantasy world where death has no real meaning. Miss Emily refuses to accept or even recognize, the d ...

(3 pages) 250 0 4.1 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Hobbit, Bilbo's Journey by J.R Tolkien

thing, but after his journey he will be fearless and full of confidence!!! He will be a hero of his fantasy world and stories will be told of him for ages to come. However, there are many obstacles th ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien BOOK REVIEW. Got 75% on this one.

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is set in a fantasy world that has differences, as well as similarities, to our own world. The author has create ... the main adversary of the fourteen adventurers and is a type of creature that has long been used in fantasy writing. Although most of the characters' species are merely creations of the author, they a ... high, rocky mountains, and flowing rivers just as there are here on Earth.It is not possible that a fantasy story such as The Hobbit could occur in real life. However, I do believe that fantasy can ef ...

(3 pages) 73 2 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Television Violence

restricted in any way.Most people watch T.V. to get away from reality. Watching shows thatdepict a fantasy world are a lot more interesting to watch. People don't want tosee things that happen to the ...

(1 pages) 56 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Homer's "Odysse"y, and what it tells us about greek culture and women

Odyssey provides, for the modern individual, an insight into to an unfamiliar universe. Amidst this fantasy world are elements of the real culture of ancient Greece. By examining this poem one can be ...

(5 pages) 55 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The Film "Unbearable Lightness of Being"

eccentric doctor living in 1968 Prague, and his sexual escapades. Tomas (Day-Lewis) is living in a fantasy world. He enjoys the fruits of life, along with "partner in crime" Sabina (Olin). His life, ...

(3 pages) 50 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Slaughterhouse 5" by Kurt Vonnegut.

historical events like the bombing of Dresden had no effect because of was not present, he was in a fantasy world.The strategic bombing campaigns throughout the war in Europe during 1943-1945 were one ...

(1 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Literary criticism of the literary elements in "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien.

g a name for himself. In the children's classic, The Hobbit, Tolkien uses an unusual point of view, fantasy world setting, archetypal characters and symbols, and vivid characterization to show to chil ... steer the listener through complicated plot lines (Kuznets 34). It is very useful.The setting is a fantasy world setting. It is a "rhetoric of childhood" which designates the means the writer uses to ...

(6 pages) 129 2 4.9 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

this essay is about amanda's failures in the book "The Glass Menagerie"

Each character in the play has his or her own world. Amanda the mother of Tom and Laura lives in a fantasy world and she avoids reality. Amanda fails as a mother because she avoids reality, she is an ...

(4 pages) 52 1 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

William Golding's "Lord of the Flies".

eck for the reader, showing that things never go as plans whether itis real life situations or in a fantasy world. One case of this is shown at the start of the book asRalph and Jack tries to create a ...

(4 pages) 59 1 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A comparison of Everquest to reality.

Everquest is a massive multi-player role-playing game made up of a fantasy world where people from around the world can roam lands interacting with one another as well ...

(3 pages) 82 2 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

A defintion of Everquest.

hole other world of characters, people, beauty, challenge and possibility.Everquest is made up of a fantasy world where a person can be just about any combination of race and class they want to be. It ...

(3 pages) 176 8 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Horses of the Night" by Margaret Laurence.

e-Chris (15)and Vanessa(6)-Manawaka-"I detested the fact that I was so young"-Chris creates his own fantasy world (ranch, racing horses etc.) He tries to sell magazines, vacuum cleaners even when he k ... Also, when there is conflict he ignores it and it seems like he doesn't even notice it. He holds a fantasy in his mind that seems real to him-In Shallow Creek, when Vanessa sees the horses is when we ...

(2 pages) 26200 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A comparison between the books Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

ng through a magical world. The adventure does not begin for either character until they enter that fantasy world. The authors of both books do a great job of using humor and fantasy to capture the re ... e, both books are fantasies.Secondly, the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland uses humor and fantasy to appeal to both children and adults. This novel would appeal to children because of the ma ...

(3 pages) 62 1 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Overview of J.R.R. Tolkien's creation of Middle-earth: includes the Silmarillion, the Hobbit, and the Lord of the Rings.

ensional reality that is seldom found in imaginative fiction. In writing these stories he created a fantasy world brimming with elements of high adventure, suspense, mystery, and poetry that has yet t ... nown as "The Silmarillion". Tolkien still maintains his status as one of the most-loved writers of "fantasy" literature today, and his popularity only grows with each new generation of fans.Work Cited ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Creative writting piece, designed to show a monologuge "Earl's Confesion".

ppeared" about ten years ago. He has no recollection of his father. The pair have been in their own fantasy world ever since. They depend on each other for numerous reasons. However, Earl is the more ...

(5 pages) 37 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Essay on the trajic hero from julius cesaer

utward circumstance regarding Titinius and Cassius in act 5. Brutus was too idealistic and lived in fantasy world in which he made all his decisions simply by expecting that all were as honourable as ...

(8 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Heroes, the topic was are there real-life heroes today and if so who are they? Be sepecific.

is rich, famous or beautiful. Some even say heroes don't exist, but instead are only existent in a fantasy world. A hero can come in all shapes, sizes, genders, and racial backgrounds. Heroes usually ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Changes of Holden Caulfield

olden can't deal with all the challenges that are coming so instead he retreats into his own little fantasy world that he imagines. His fantasy world is where nothing is changing and that he is protec ... , idealistic vision of life that Holden wishes he could live in. The Museum of Natural History is a fantasy world of Holden's where everything is frozen, silent, and simple. He doesn't want to move on ...

(5 pages) 39 2 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers