Essays Tagged: "magical powers"

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

f, the wizard, is able to help the adventurers out of a number of dangerous situations by using his magical powers to harm their enemies. He set Wargs afire while he was trapped in a tree and created ... reated a bolt of lightening to kill many of the Goblins who had surrounded the group in a cave. The magical ring, which was a key to helping the group succeed in the book, allowed he who was wearing i ...

(3 pages) 73 2 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Schizophrenia. What is schizophrenia? What are the causes? What is it's history? What are the symptoms? How is it treated? What are the different forms of the disorder?

st, people with these visions were thought of as messengers of the gods. They were believed to have magical powers and were thought of as medicine men who could heal.Later on when Christianity became ...

(13 pages) 436 3 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Education in Once and Future King

ve as his tutor. He and the Wart return to Sir Ector's castle, where Merlyn offers a display of his magical powers. After a month passes, Meryln begins tutoring the Wart. His first lesson consists of ...

(3 pages) 44 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A comparison and contrast of the role of Merlin in Arthurian Mythology

ilms written about him. Merlin is best known for his role in the coronation of King Arthur, and his magical powers. However, the role of Merlin in the Arthurian cycle of stories varies from author to ... lin was bought to King Vortigern as a young child as a sacrifice. He saved himself by demonstrating magical powers more adept than any the King had ever seen.Robert de Boron introduced the story about ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discussion of the use of magic in Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'.

empest is almost entirely dependent on the use of supernatural powers. Prospero and Ariel both have magical powers at their disposal. This allows them, primarily Prospero, to orchestrate many of the o ... s order following the disruption caused by the tempest. The storm is the most obvious and important magical feat of the play. This storm was created by Prospero, who orchestrated the shipwreck. He did ...

(6 pages) 74 0 0.0 Jul/2005

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

Alchemy.

His name was not Merlin or Ariel. He had no magical powers. He could not cause a fierce storm to appear out of nowhere. His name was John Dee. H ...

(7 pages) 20 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparitive Analysis of the movie "Ever After" and "Cinderella".

was more patient than her stepsisters and stepmother, but because she was wittier and utilized the magical powers offered to her, namely an enchanted dress. In "A Feminist's View of 'Cinderella'," Ma ... la did not win the prince because she was deserving of him, but because of the things she wore. The magical dress and the glass slipper were crucial elements in her success with the prince. However, b ...

(12 pages) 67 0 4.7 Dec/2005

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

The Great Adventures of Cluckey the Chicken!

at that moment that Cluckey felt the sudden urge to prove the Sage chicken wrong (That's the Sage's magical powers at work.) Cluckey then said, "We'll do your stupid quest. Just tell us what it is and ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Tempest" (Imaginative Journies)

of exile, has had an abundance of time to imagine his vengeance on his brother, Antonio. Using his magical powers and supernatural forces, he creates a storm to capture his enemies, with the assistan ...

(4 pages) 89 0 5.0 May/2006

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

History and origins of tobacco smoking

ance. Among the Mayans tobacco was used as an all-purpose medicine, and was widely believed to have magical powers, being used in divinations and talismans. It was also burned as a sacrifice to the go ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

How is Suspense and Tension Created in "The Monkey's Paw" and "The Red Room" by William Wyman Jacobs

tension most successfully.The story of 'The Monkey's Paw' features a mysterious talisman which has magical powers, it grants its owner three wishes that comes with an enormous price. The monkey's paw ...

(8 pages) 13 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Power of Words in "Woman Warrior" by Maxine Hong Kingston

l rights while fighting the notion that words carry no weight in society.Although the Fa Mu Lan had magical powers that Maxine can only dream of, Maxine, ironically, can fight a much greater battle. " ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Medea

in Colchis. She is the daughter of King Aeetes, the ruler of her city. As a sorceress, she used her magical powers to earn the love of Jason. She assisted him in obtaining the Golden Fleece in order t ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Discussion on "Beauty and the Beast"

ionary defines a fairy tale as “an unreal or incredible story” that includes fairies with magical powers. Such a definition is inadequate because fairy tales contain morals and are allegorie ... sforms the story into a surreal world. As its name suggests, fairy tales include fairies, which are magical creatures that transforms elements in the story from the normal into the extraordinary. Sinc ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Character analysis of Miss Havisham in Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations"

r, ordinary or not, I loved the quilt, which I called Quiltie. To be honest, I believed Quiltie had magical powers; it kept me warm in the winter, cool in the summer, and it was always the right size. ...

(6 pages) 14 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Mercury And Hermes

ia" and his cap was called the "petasos".He also carries a staff called the Caduceus that possessed magical powers. It also had wings that were at its tip and is said to have two snakes warped around ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Mercury And Hermes

ia" and his cap was called the "petasos".He also carries a staff called the Caduceus that possessed magical powers. It also had wings that were at its tip and is said to have two snakes warped around ...

(2 pages) 547 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Mercury And Hermes

ia" and his cap was called the "petasos".He also carries a staff called the Caduceus that possessed magical powers. It also had wings that were at its tip and is said to have two snakes warped around ...

(2 pages) 626 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

bo Baggins’ house with thirteen dwarves in tow. Gandalf is a wizard, a sort of superhuman with magical powers and a keen mind. He is very old, almost ancient and plays a very large part in Bilbo& ... hers. Why should he be, Hobbits prefer to sit at home and enjoy the quiet surroundings. Hobbits are magical creatures, some say they are descendants of an elf therefore, their pointy ears and special ...

(14 pages) 18 1 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Freemasonry: Nothing to be Afraid of Essentially, this was written as a research term paper, with a small critical analysis / personal critique of the topic at the end.

he secrets of the master mason. They believed that one codeword would give them all the secrets and magical powers. He tells them he won't tell them and that the word will be revealed after the comple ...

(17 pages) 57 0 3.8 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith