Essays Tagged: "Ogre"

The theme of the epic poem Beowulf

the British epic poem Beowulf, there are many killings and deaths. Grendel (a gigantic, troll-like ogre) kills Danish thanes, Beowulf comes to the rescue and kills Grendel and his mother. Also Beowul ... l, because of his jealousy of human society. Grendel is a hideous monster, similar to a troll or an ogre. He envies the fellowship and happiness he sees; he hates living the fens, excluded from the co ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.0 Oct/2002

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

Henry VIII the "Old King Cole" or Blue Beard approach is often under scrutiny. This essay affirms the Old King Cole approach, in which Henry acted out of the interests of the country.

Richard.Without question, Henry VIII's notoriety has been unrelenting by the image of a womanizing ogre who divorced or decapitated five of his six wives, but this is an incomplete portrait of a mult ...

(5 pages) 62 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

SHREK

In traditional fairytales, ogres are man-eating beasts. The prince usually rescues the princess; they marry and live happily ev ... er.How do the makers of 'Shrek' use presentational devices to reverse this tradition, to reveal the ogre as good, and the prince as evil?In this essay, I am going to analyze the characters of Shrek an ... s prince charming, but they are the only kind of prince you are normally going to find, whereas the ogres and giants are a mixed breed, there is the ogre who attempts to eat the three Billy goats gruf ...

(6 pages) 97 3 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shrek - movie review - for the healthy growing of a young mind.

in the ideas and characters is excellent for creating humour.The film is about an ugly yet lovable ogre who is on a quest to renew the title deed of his swamp. He is to slay the guarding dragon, fetc ... s that Shrek does possess, but he is far from being honoured or at all handsome. He is an repulsive ogre, not a handsome prince, that inhabits a dirty swamp, and not a beautiful rich castle. Shrek is ...

(3 pages) 93 2 5.0 Jul/2004

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

Movie review (shrek)

ShrekNear a bubbly soupy swamp in a forest of strange creatures, lives the ogre Shrek (voiced by Mike Meyers of Saturday Night Live and Austin Powers fame). Feared and hunted ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Movie review (shrek 2)

mpleting a quest in Shrek to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona (voice by Cameron Diaz), the husky ogre (voice by Mike Myers) and lovely damsel were married. Now their idyllic honeymoon, snuggling on ... nately neither King Harold (voice by John Cleese) nor Queen Lillian (Julie Andrews) is expecting an ogre for a son-in-law.When the local Fairy Godmother (voice by Jennifer Saunders) finds out the news ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Ogre

Once upon a time there was a hideous ogre. Many village people thought of him as a belligerent beast who had to be mean since he were as ... im as a belligerent beast who had to be mean since he were as ugly as he was. Well one day when the ogre went to meander around his swamp, he found a village man who seemed to gather up all of his dex ... ound his swamp, he found a village man who seemed to gather up all of his dexterity to confront the ogre. "Where is my live stock ogre?" Asked the man. "How am I supposed to know?" asked the ogre. "Yo ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.1 Nov/2004

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

Analyse of the violent American Far West in the book "The Collected Works of Billy The Kid" (1996) by Michael Ondaatje.

in nineteen more. In the following years he had become the mythologized Billy the Kid, bloodthirsty ogre and outlaw saint; "a boy with buck teeth and a pleasant face who could shoot a stranger calmly ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Media Studies-SHREK

e different presentational devices to break the stereotype and tradition.In traditional fairy-tales ogres are man eating beasts. The prince usually rescues the princess; they marry and live happily ev ... w the makers of Shrek use different presentational devices to reverse this tradition, to reveal the ogre as good, and the prince as evil.One thing I noticed in this film is the language and accent use ...

(11 pages) 47 0 5.0 Aug/2005

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

"Little Boy Crying" by Mervyn Morris.

h needs controlling. There is frequent use of onomatopoeia such as when he describes his son as an "ogre", despite his size. The boy still wants revenge on his parent, believing the latter thinks noth ...

(1 pages) 97 1 3.9 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Very informational notes concerning the highs and lows of Napoleon Bonaparte

s the "Little Corporal." To the monarchs and kings whose thrones he overthrew he was "that Corsican ogre." Some believed him a great reformer. Others thought him a monster. Friend and foe alike, howev ...

(12 pages) 52 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How does the director of "Shrek" convey morals to the audience?

ody simply by looking at their appearance.The director has made "Shrek" look like an ugly and green ogre but he actually was a kind hearted ogre with feelings. This is shown when he was staring into F ... e dragon. When Shrek kisses her, instead of turning back to human form, she turns permanently to an ogre. When Fiona says she was supposed to be beautiful, Shrek says she is already beautiful. Fiona a ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Aug/2006

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

Shrek embarks on a great quest: What kind of quest is Shrek on and what does he achieve?

Shrek is a green ogre who prefers a life of solitude. He thinks he embarked on a quest in order to save his swamp fro ... the world that seems to have the problem with me. People take one look at me... A big, stupid, ugly Ogre! They judge me before they even know me..." At the end of his great quest, Fiona reveals her og ... reveals her ogre appearance. Although Shrek thought that only beautiful people can be kind, Fiona's ogre appearance made Shrek realise that appearances can be deceiving and things are more than they a ...

(3 pages) 58 3 4.8 Sep/2006

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

Out Of The Silent Planet

fact that there is no time and what to do About it and what kind of punishment is necessary for the ogre. While this is going on the supreme magistrate keeps on objecting to anything that is said. It ... keeps on objecting to anything that is said. It seems that nothing will ever be proven and when the ogre dies he rebukes that and then they decide to put the last remaining clock into the town museum, ...

(3 pages) 540 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Little Boy Crying" by Mervyn Morris

feeling. He doesn’t understand why his father slaps him, he describes his father as ‘the ogre’, ‘empty of feeling’, ‘colossal cruel’. Usually the boys think someone ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Love Story

ht. He was at his work usually, as he had no friends, just his work and his animals. He was an ugly ogre, he was shunned by all of society, but was tolerated only because of his expertise at his craft ... n in his cauldron and dipped the wooden stirrer inside. All that was left of it was the handle. The ogre, Jon Needle, smiled.For years they had shunned him, but that was fine, as now they would shun h ...

(4 pages) 21 0 4.0 Oct/2007

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

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he Noble Earls (Danish Warriors) would also sleep in the great hall at night. All was well until an Ogre named Grendel, a fiend from hell, and a Satan who ruled over the swamps, went inside Heorot and ... times afterward. Soon Heorot was seldom occupied, and no one came to visit, for everyone feared the ogre Grendel would devour them as he did the others.The news of Grendlel traveled to many kingdoms, ...

(16 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Character Analysis Of Frankenstein's Monster

ion of the name "Frankenstein" from Mary Shelley's gothic work conjures up an image of a grotesque, ogre-like monster whose only instinct is to murder and take life. Victor Frankenstein's scientific c ... murdered the lovely and the helpless" (210) and is genuinely saddened by the death of Victor. The progression of emotions from joy to anger and remorse that the Monster experiences are the same sensat ...

(5 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Character Analysis Of Frankenstein's Monster

ion of the name "Frankenstein" from Mary Shelley's gothic work conjures up an image of a grotesque, ogre-like monster whose only instinct is to murder and take life. Victor Frankenstein's scientific c ... murdered the lovely and the helpless" (210) and is genuinely saddened by the death of Victor. The progression of emotions from joy to anger and remorse that the Monster experiences are the same sensat ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Shrek and the Code of Shivalry

portrays this ideal when he first confronts Lord Farquaad, and he orders the knights to attack the ogre, Shrek. Shrek defeats all the knights and the Lord presents Shrek with a deal which would give ... s are finding the meaning of friendship and boosting his self-confidence. Shrek transformed from an ogre with a life of solitude with no friends to an ogre with a life of joy with friends, which is wh ...

(3 pages) 3077 0 4.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature