Essays Tagged: "Merlin"

Merlin

e were men have such things as bravery and honor. I now speak of Camolot. The legendary castle wear Merlin the priest, Merlin the magie, and Merlin the wise is supposed to have lived. I am not the onl ... me and space to where we may all interpret an event as we see fit. I will now show you who the real Merlin was and whom actors have made him out to be. I will then draw a parallel between the two time ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Satire and Socil Commentary in "A connecticutt Yankee in King Arthur's Court" by Mark Twain

teenth century society(Wiggins 80). If we look at the character progression of both Hank Morgan and Merlin, the reader can easily see Twain's dual-criticism.When Hank arrives in Camelot, he quickly ri ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Who Pushed Merlin? In "The Crystal Cave, by Mary Stewart"

nand the encouragement to achieve their fate. In The Crystal Cave, Mary Stewart portraysthe life of Merlin, the main character, as he grows into a reputable individual of the time.Merlin begins his ch ... any care for. Through the help of someimportant people, such as Tremorinus, Galapas, and Ambrosius, Merlin develops into aintellectual and knowledgeable individual.Sometimes all it takes to advance in ...

(3 pages) 42 1 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Robert de Boron's "Merlin"

Robert de Boron's Merlin portrays Merlin as the prophet of the Holy Grail, a role he was to repeat in the Vulgate cycl ... rail, a role he was to repeat in the Vulgate cycle. This set of manuscripts fleshes out the role of Merlin as advisor: He tells Uther to establish a knightly fellowship (Round Table, anyone?), and he ... er that his true heir will be revealed as the one who could draw the sword from the stone. Finally, Merlin's infatuation with the Lady of the Lake (in most cases Nimue) is introduced.Merlin, Arthur's ...

(12 pages) 39 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Merlin and the facts of the truth and fiction.

"great" King must be. The most historically believable character in Geoffrey Of Monmouth's story is Merlin. He is by far the most historically implanted character in all of the Arthurian stories. The ... This may affect the actual story, but most likely not. Therefore, the conclusion must be drawn the Merlin's real carnation did not affect Geoffrey of Monmouth's Story of Arthur.The tendencies over ti ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

King Arthur.

n to generation as a source of great entertainment.Arthur was a great leader because of his mentor, Merlin. Merlin often told Arthur what to do and when. Merlin suggested to Arthur a night attack in h ... rlin suggested to Arthur a night attack in his battle against the eleven kings. Because Arthur took Merlin's advice the eleven kings' forces were reduced from sixty thousand to fifteen thousand. When ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Merlin's time and how relevant they are to Camelot.

Druids, Merlin, SorceryDruids, Merlin, and Sorcery are all there own subject, but all connect in some way an ... o early medieval times. The earliest reference for Druids dates back to about the 2nd century B.C., Merlin's references date him back to the 10th century B.C., and finally Sorcery was found to be date ... forms of animals" (Witcombe 1).These "Sorcerers" held a status of Kings and were respected as such. Merlin, a great sorcery was said to have been one of the Druids.Merlin first appears, "in extant rec ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Problem solving various management situations.

Merlin Needs a MagicianThe two welders in this case study followed the chain of command when they bo ...

(2 pages) 143 0 3.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Assignment on Stonehenge.

r its abandonment. Numerous theories have arisen over who built Stonehenge including the Druids and Merlin, and about what it was built for such as a calendar, an observatory and a ritual burial groun ... s built Stonehenge.An enduring theory concerning the builders of Stonehenge is that King Arthur and Merlin built Stonehenge. While this theory is attractive, it is historically impossible since King A ...

(4 pages) 71 0 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Merlin".

happen that people always wish could happen. One example was when Queen Mab used her magic to make Merlin part human and part wizard. Later on in the movie, Merlin was trying to help Guenivere when s ... movie, Merlin was trying to help Guenivere when she had left her group and got stuck in quicksand. Merlin was able to use his magic to make the stick grow and pull her out. Merlin used his power for ...

(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

things are magic, power and fate. Excalibur would not exist with out the magic of the all-powerful Merlin; the town of Camelot would never been created with out the power and strength of Arthur and h ... story of Excalibur.In the movie, "Excalibur" a lot of magical incidents took place, mostly done by Merlin. If not for Merlin, Arthur wouldn't had ever been alive. Merlin is the one that conjoured up ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Magic vs. Technology in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain

of the technology who opposes passionately to the idea of superstition and false magic, proposed by Merlin.In the book, Merlin represents superstition, fake magic and the old order while Hank is the s ... e is an extraordinary miracle to which they must humble. Hank's popularity among the people worries Merlin, who tries to humiliate the Yankee wherever there is a chance.But in proclaiming the eclipse ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court What made one chapter interesting, and another dull.

r's Court goes on to tell of the adventures the Connecticut Yankee has, his struggle for power with Merlin, and also his struggle for power with the Church. It ends with all of England's knights attac ... so his struggle for power with the Church. It ends with all of England's knights attacking him, and Merlin putting him under a spell so that the Yankee will sleep for 1300 years. While A Connecticut Y ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

King Arthur and Merlin Fact or Fiction? This essay is about wether King Arthur and Merlin were in fact real.

King Arthur and Merlin: Fact or Fiction?Many people have enjoyed the legendary tales of King Arthur through numerous ... King Arthur had really existed, but many people tend to forget about his mentor and close advisor, Merlin. Merlin, who first began as a prophet and slowly evolved into a wizard, plays a main role in ... into a wizard, plays a main role in the tales of King Arthur. Some scholars believe there were two Merlins: Myrddin Emrys and Myrddin Wylt. The fact that Merlin apparently lived from the reign of Vor ...

(5 pages) 84 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Mysts of Avalon: Character Anlysis, Polt Summary, General Anlysis, and Alternate Ending

o would be loyal to God and the Goddess, but is ultimately disappointed.TaliesonTalieson is Merlin, the most powerful Druid of Avalon, and he aids Viviane in finding a High King. In the action ... that she is too young to learn, even though Igraine's sister, Morgause, is attempting to teach her. Merlin and Viviane arrive from Avalon with important news. They say the High King Ambrosius is dying ...

(12 pages) 23 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

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

Merlin is one of the most well known figures in Arthurian Mythology, with numerous texts and films w ... he most well known figures in Arthurian Mythology, with numerous texts and films written about him. Merlin is best known for his role in the coronation of King Arthur, and his magical powers. However, ... t 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 author, because of the values and att ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Tainted Studs: A Comediac Cautionary Tale of Teen Sexuality.

Long Dark Road: The Story of the Tainted Studs(Merlin Ashley walks down the hallway thrusting his loins and shouting obscenities at all females pas ... ities at all females passing by, he eventually stops to talk to one particularly fetching chickadee)Merlin: How you doing, Baby?Martika: I'm fine thanks (Swooning)Merlin: My name is Merlin, what's you ... aby?Martika: I'm fine thanks (Swooning)Merlin: My name is Merlin, what's yours?Martika: I'm Martika.Merlin: Well Martika, how would you like to come back to my place for a bite to eat, I'll provide th ...

(5 pages) 50 1 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Mary Stewart's The Wicked Day

with the rest of his family to Camelot, where he became favored by the King and Guenevere. Despite Merlin's prophesies that Mordred would be bane to the king, Arthur had come to grips with a much rep ... nnot say that he was a will-less puppet of the gods. In a conversation with Nimue, the successor of Merlin, Mordred threatens to kill himself in order to save Arthur. Nimue responds calmly, "Prince Mo ...

(3 pages) 13 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

King Arthur vs. Pellinore the chivalric code shown by both characaters by mundeazy

decision to send out young Griflet to battle Pellinore is a horrible decision, he didn't listen to Merlin's advice. Griflet had just been knighted by Arthur, and he was still inexperienced. By sendin ... e kept his composure, and displayed all the chivalric ideals. Ultimately, Arthur needed the help of Merlin so that he wouldn't get killed; this proves that Arthur does not follow the chivalric code. ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Significance of the Catching of the Sword in the "Hollow Hills" by Mary Stewart.

eld."Emrys" did not know that the king was his father and niether did anyone else besides the King, Merlin, and Ralf. Which in turn, caused the scene to be worth even more in the eyes of the people wa ... he heavens above and knew that a God was on their side that day, which ever one it was, seeing that Merlin foretold right, as he always had in the past.This scene not only shows the importance of "Emr ...

(2 pages) 478 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American