Essays Tagged: "Odin"

The Death Of Balder

- -The god of light, joy, purity, beauty, innocence, and reconciliation. Sonof Odin and Frigg. He was loved by both gods and man and wasconsidered to be the best of the gods. He h ... and Balder fell dead, pierced through the heart.While the gods were lamenting over Balder's death, Odin sent his otherson Hermod to Hel, the goddess of death, to plead for Balder's return.Hel agreed ... antess Hyrrokin.Loki didnot escape punishment for his crime and Hod was put to deathby Vali, son of Odin and Rind, who was born for just this purpose. Afterthe final conflict, when a new world arises ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Description of several major characters in Norse (Scandanavian) Mythology, including Woden and Thor, and a brief look at the Ragnarok (end of the world).

as well, the main idea behind these major gods remained somewhat constant through time and distance.Odinn, or Woden, as he is more commonly known is the chief god in Norse mythology. His two ravens, H ... the patron and protector of heroes. His weapon of choice is the spear and he spoke only in poetry. Odinn is also the creator god. He created the sky and earth, gave man his spirit as well as had a ha ...

(5 pages) 53 0 2.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Review of Movie "O" Film Adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello.

e United States and revolves around the lives of the school's basketball players and in particular, Odin James, the Hawks' star player. Odin is a modern Othello that the age group watching this film c ... Despite the fact that the language is severely different in "O", what is being said stays the same. Odin's final speech in "O" is as meaningful as Othello's in Othello but is just easier to understand ...

(2 pages) 64 0 1.0 Jun/2003

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


ccording to which country one was in and also on the individual3. The most widely worshiped god was Odin, who was the head of the Aesir family and the omniscient god of power, of wisdom, poetry and ba ... the head of the Aesir family and the omniscient god of power, of wisdom, poetry and battle0. Thor, Odin's son, was the god of thunder and the Vikings believed that it was his chariot racing across th ...

(6 pages) 47 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Othello vs. O

play, director Blake Nelson makes it much easier for the audience to follow the plot of the movie. Odin is the captain of the basketball team, and he obviously plays the part of Othello. Odin seems v ... he thought was his friend. A major part of the movie that wasn't in the play was the use of drugs. Odin takes drugs in order to help his game and keep his mind off Desi. Instead, it makes him more up ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.5 Apr/2004

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

Transformation of Shakespeare's "othello" to Tim Black Nelson's "O"

orked very well. This was due to the history of America's South and black slavery, and also because Odin was the only African American at the school, much like Othello being the only black male with s ... rap, and most certainly seemed that the distinct majority of other students at the school accepted Odin. Verbal racism was minimal, but many stereotypes of African American were present. These includ ...

(6 pages) 54 0 2.0 Jun/2004

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

Differentces and similarities of the movie othello and the movie "O"

oles. The two main characters in the play "Othello" are Othello and Iago. In the movie "O" they are Odin and Hugo.The play "Othello" was about a noble Moor, Othello that was in love with a woman named ... oor, Othello that was in love with a woman named Desdemona. In the Movie "O" the characters name is Odin and that are similar in many ways. Odin (Mekhi Phifer) is a superstar basketball player that is ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Tor - guden over alle guder

nom historien. Han er den sterkeste, og var en av de viktigste i vikingtiden. Tor er sønn av Odin og Jord, de to sterkeste av gudene. Huset til Tor ligger i Trudvang og heter Bilskirne. Tor er ... re klasseskille blant mennesker i vikingtiden, også blant guder var det også et skille. Odin var spesielt stormennenes og høvdingenes gud, mens trellene og bøndene var mer To ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Othello", written by William Shakepeare and "O", directed by Tim Nelson Blake. Comparative Essay

set in contemporary America, in a state which also has a history of racism which the main character Odin suffers. Along with racism, the film is also influenced by the high amount of violence known in ... iewed themselves as superior compared to black people.In Tim Nelson Blake's "O", the main character Odin, an African American also stands out similarly to Othello. Odin is "the only black kid in the w ...

(5 pages) 26 0 3.0 Sep/2006

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

"Othello" and "O" Comparative Essay

l be contrasting these two texts and in more depth contrasting two parallel characters, Othello and Odin. The different language and medium of production of the two texts reflect the time in which the ... , calling him "old black ram" and "barbary horse." In opposition to Othello, O is more realistic as Odin is African-American, like many great basketball players. Also, black people are generally more ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.7 Nov/2006

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

Shakespeare "othello" vs "O" no bibliography required as its a comparison (teacher requirememnts)only include where you found your quotes (Act:scene:line)

men can be twisted and turned and used to bind the will of others (Iago).The fact that Othello and Odin are black immediately creates a tension in the story because they are seen as the minority and ... especially one much older than her was looked down upon. In "O', Desi's father does not approve of Odin and Desi's relationship, forcing them to have a semi-secret affair. Othello and Odin are black ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers