Essays Tagged: "Harold"

1066, the Norman conquest of England

n Anglo-Saxon England and Normandy including their feudal system. I will also compare and contrast Harold of England and William the Conqueror as portrayed in 1066. England and Normandy had very si ... who was chosen by the Witena Gemot to be king. The king's followers in England loved and admired Harold. He was a great man who was honest and fair. In Normandy the William didn't have very suppo ...

(4 pages) 87 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Stephen King's The Stand: Summary

ther survivor in her hometown of Ogunquit, Main be her recently deceasedbest friend's weird brother Harold Lauder. Fran puts aside her personalfeelings for Harold aside, and goes with him to the place ... om the evil. In the dreams there is also a "Dark Man". He is alwaysthere lurking, waiting to attack.Harold admits to himself that he is in love with Fran and goes crazywhen he realizes how serious Fra ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"William the Usurper"--William the Conqueror used immoral and manipulative tactics to lay claim to a throne that did not rightfully belong to him.

ord of his French friends, insisted that Godwin punish Wessex. When Godwin refused, he and his son, Harold where banished from England (History 1-2). This incident shows us that the foreign king was f ... r the people he ruled over even when it meant defying a king.It was during the time that Godwin and Harold were banished from England that William saw an opportunity to assert his place in the kingdom ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ernest Hemingway's "Soldier's Home".

on is all too real in Ernest Hemingway's "Soldier's Home" (World). The main character of the story, Harold Krebs, has just returned home from a two-year stint in war-torn Germany. Through his brief ta ... ut dealing with what he has just gone through. His town seems to be a completely different place to Harold, although it seems to be the ex-soldier himself who has changed so much. Perhaps the most dif ...

(6 pages) 244 3 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Middle Ages Report assessment -An important event- -Life in Anglo Saxon Britain-

ght on the battle of Hastings which destroyed the Anglo Saxon rule in England.The leading party was Harold Godwinson. He was the second most powerful man at the time because he was so close to the kin ... . He was the second most powerful man at the time because he was so close to the king. The king and Harold were brothers in law as the king had previously married Harold?s sister. This gave him a stro ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay is about Ernest Hemingway's a Soldiers Home. includes a works cited

storyhas nothing to do with the elderly, or institutions; rather, it tellsthe story of a young man, Harold Krebs, only recently returned fromWorld War I, who has moved back into his parents' house whi ... son; despite the fact thathis parents' comfortable, middle-class lifestyle used to feel like hometo Harold Krebs, it no longer does. Harold is not home; he has no homeat all. This is actually not an u ...

(6 pages) 133 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A Mine Of Serpents" by Shena MacKay. A Semiotic Approach.

tease the boy some more, Gerald remembers the things he used to do together with his twin brother, Harold.(11) "The Creedy twins were not popular but their dyadic aspect gave them status; two-faced, ... ve connotation and lets the reader infer its meaning.(12) "Now Gerald uprooted a painful thought of Harold, with a green weed that had dared to survive the first frost and flaunt itself from the drain ...

(11 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How useful is the Bayeux Tapestry as a source for the events surrounding the Norman invasion of England?

be addressed at the start of this essay is that the Bayeux Tapestry finishes rather abruptly after Harold is slain and his army routed. The start of the Tapestry is bordered on three sides, so it's l ... re is William?Also, the Tapestry is very much a story of great men - Edward the Confessor, William, Harold - and only four characters of unimportance are given names in the inscriptions; Ælfgyva ...

(9 pages) 54 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Battle of hastings battle techniques

lank forcing a disorderly retreat.A section of the Saxon line pursued the Bretons, probably against Harold's orders. It is likely that the less disciplined fyrdsmen did so, the Beaux tapestry showing ... disciplined fyrdsmen did so, the Beaux tapestry showing them as unarmored. It is often said that if Harold had ordered an all out attack at this stage, he may have routed the Normans from the field en ...

(5 pages) 26 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings

When King Edward of England died in 1066, the man who replaced him was Harold Godwinson, who was one of Edward's advisors and the second most powerful man in England. Haro ... because of his powerful position in England.The problem was, William, the Duke of Normandy, who was Harold's distant cousin, also laid claim to the English throne; and another person, Harold Hardrada, ... got help from Vikings along the way, who eliminated the English forces blocking the York road. When Harold heard of this attack, he immediately went north, picking willing troops up on the way. Harold ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Texts, Culture & Values Heroism- What did it mean in the past and does it still mean the same today?

mposer, Kurt Vonegut, parodies Book 22 of the Odyssey. In this play, the hero coming home is called Harold Ryan. He has been travelling out in the wild for many years, not able to return, and when he ... , he finds that his wife has 2 suitors, and no longer wants a hero like him.* Here the character of Harold, who is based on the hero Ulysses, is thrust into the modern word, which is one which he clea ...

(6 pages) 33 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Joy Luck Club

as to be equal to one another, but this does not always work. "The way things are going this week, Harold's already spent over a hundred dollars more, so I'll owe him around fifty from my checking ac ... l owe him around fifty from my checking account." (Tan, 175). This proves that she keeps a track of Harold's spending and her share of money with him. Her marriage is falling apart because their relat ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Swimming Upstream - "The Fingleton Family was dysfunctional" Discuss

relationships act as a rapport for Tony and Dora. Tony is unloved by his father to the extent that Harold wishes Tony “Didn’t exist”. This has a profound effect on Tony, however he can ... ours they shared in the pool. Dora is very protective of Tony due to the hardships he suffered from Harold and Harold Jnr. Tony wasn’t loved by Harold however Dora made up with this by giving him ...

(3 pages) 3503 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

With reference to "Maria" and "The Writer in the Family", compare how the author has enabled readers to perceive a character from different perspectives.

", he puts forth every effort in writing the letters, which is underscored when he told his brother Harold "Don't watch me." He wishes to stay concentrated and give every attention to writing the lett ... perspectives in shaping Jonathan's and Maria's character. For Jonathan in the Writer in the Family, Harold once asked him, "Grandma is almost totally blind, she's half dead and crippled. Does the situ ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Harold and Maude

In the movie Harold and Maude, a young man named Harold discovers that love is important in life. Love transforms ... ansforms a confused lost boy into a man who understands more about life and life's priceless gifts. Harold learns about love and the consequences its emotional consequences. He develops into a man wit ... bout love and the consequences its emotional consequences. He develops into a man with a good heart.Harold discovers something in life he has never felt. He discovers the one thing in life that people ...

(3 pages) 13 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Theories in spectatorship regarding Asian American stereotypes in cinema paying particular attention to Harold and Kumar go to White Castle

to hate and loves to love. While this film conveys many Asian American stereotypes, a film such as Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle is a film that has a much broader range of stereotypes suggested ... ereotypes suggested within the text. Since no one is safe from being stereotyped within the text of Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, this is an exceptional film in an attempt to understand how it ...

(8 pages) 20 0 1.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Theories in film spectatorship regarding stereotypes of Asian Americans portrayed in films specifically in Harold and Kumar go to White Castle.

to hate and loves to love. While this film conveys many Asian American stereotypes, a film such as Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle is a film that has a much broader range of stereotypes suggested ... ereotypes suggested within the text. Since no one is safe from being stereotyped within the text of Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, this is an exceptional film in an attempt to understand how it ...

(8 pages) 42 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies