Essays Tagged: "Superman"

Hamlet Review. Anithero.

he play ornovel, but has negative attributes which separate him or her from theclassic hero such as Superman. Such negative aspects may include a violentnature, use of coarse language, or self serving ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.2 Mar/1997

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

Beowolf - a literary super hero

Beowulf was the first literary super hero. Like the common day superman, Beowulf has ordinary human characteristics, as well as superhuman powers. Like the Anglo-S ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Report about the hero in American movies

a hero is in today's society. A hero in today's society needs to admit that he needs help and isn't superman, he needs to have problems and prove that he doesn't belong up on a pedestal where his imag ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Expository Essay - The Old Man and the Sea

Everyone has an arch enemy. Batman had the Joker, Superman had Lex Luthor. But without their enemies, they would be unimportant, just like anyone else ...

(3 pages) 141 0 2.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


ple. Beowulf shows great power and resourcefulness, and in this way is similar to one of my heroes, Superman. Beowulf and Superman have many similarities and differences.Superman and Beowulf have some ... any similarities and differences.Superman and Beowulf have some obvious similarities. For instance, Superman is just about the coolest superhero around, just like Beowulf was in the Middle Ages. First ...

(3 pages) 92 0 2.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

This essay explains how Arthurian legends and current movies, like Spiderman, all use the motif of Concealing Identities.

thurian legend by T.H. White, to a modern blockbuster film adaptation of the Marvel comic superhero Superman? Whatever it is, it's enough to be used over and over again as a timeless motif that has be ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Beowulf vs. Superman

Beowulf vs. SupermanPeople have always imagined, created legend, or told campfire stories. These are humanities ... y hero, Beowulf. A more modern example of this idea of a "perfect hero" is the comic book creation, Superman, who is featured in Alex Ross' edition of Kingdom Come. Both of these heroes are quite simi ... s but one superhuman ability, super strength that is greater than any other man in the world. While Superman, because the era in which he was created, has many more superpowers, super strength, heat v ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


hing I know with the help of my dad and that's why he's my American hero.He isn't a super hero like Superman and he's not a super villain like Lex Luther, either. He doesn't have any super powers nor ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A FATHER'S LESSON TO HIS CHILD: A Book report of symbolizism within TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Shows the Atticus's relationship with his children and important lessons.

A Father's Lessons to his ChildrenA Father is like a child's superman in the early years of age. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, takes you back to childhoo ...

(5 pages) 77 2 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

A bit about how Walt Whitman may not be the writer everyone says he is. He may qualify to be in the justice leage of writers, but if he does, he's Hawk Man.

g in the Justice League of America? They weren't American. Hawk Man wasn't even wasn't human. Yeah, Superman wasn't an earthling either, but at least he had citizenship.}).Although he sought to become ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Society For Need

and act upon things.Society's influence creates this new world for Raskolnikov and the boys. This "superman" theory which was created by Raskolnikov states that extraordinary men are above all manhoo ... isfied some others and himself. Saving others was Raskolnikov's task. Raskolnikov believed in this "superman" theory which explains that the extraordinary man must do the extremes to save their societ ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Anyone or Everyone can be a Hero

When it comes to the topic of heroes, many people immediately think of Spiderman, Superman, or Batman. These superheroes are admired for their special abilities that normal people do ... in reality, a hero is a person who is admired for his or her achievements and qualities. Spiderman, Superman, and Batman are superheroes, but it really doesn't matter whether or not a person has super ...

(5 pages) 84 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

What does Nietzsche mean by the Eternal Return? Explore with reference to Thus Spoke Zarathustra.

show how it is fundamentally linked to his other main ideas in Thus Spoke Zarathustra; namely; the Superman and the Will to Power. I will do this by examining the Eternal Return as it appears in a nu ... of Nietzsche's works as well as concentrating on the role of the Eternal Return in relation to the Superman and the Will to Power in Thus Spoke Zarathustra itself. I will also recourse to a number of ...

(13 pages) 101 0 2.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Delagation Paper

ed the stories of Aquaman, The Fantastic Four, and The Green Lantern. Most of all, however, I loved Superman. As you know, Superman could perform practically every amazing feat of all of the other sup ... s, but now, after all these years (and much to my chagrin), I have discovered another limitation to Superman's powers. He does not have the power of delegation. Think about it. In the popular eighties ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Heroism. This essay is about what a modern day hero is. It contrasts another authors point of view but is properly cited.

HeroismLeaping tall buildings in a single bound, and faster than a speeding bullet. The model hero, Superman, triumphs over all evil. The real question is, what is a hero? Does a hero have to have sup ... e no flaw a hero would have to be paranormal for in the entire world, nothing is perfect. The great Superman could be destroyed by a little kryptonite. Take away Batman's tool belt and there would jus ...

(2 pages) 59 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Essay analyzing Nietzsche's "Ubermensch"

Nietzsche's philosophical idea of "superman," or übermensch, portrays a man who has dominance over himself, not others. Often peop ... s a man who has dominance over himself, not others. Often people connect the modern day picture of "superman" with Nietzsche's übermensch. This however, could not be any more incorrect. Superman ...

(1 pages) 39 0 1.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

1999 Superman DuPont Chevrolet Replica Die Cast Car.

. I possess a model that really stands out in my collection. This stock car is the Jeff Gordon 1999 Superman Chevrolet Monte Carlo. This certain car has a few reasons why it is the favorite in this se ... nter of the hood is the decal of the main sponsor DuPont, and right below is the big red and yellow Superman "S", to be exact its one inch in diameter. On each door is Jeff Gordon's number "24" in bol ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"To Build a Fire" by Jack London: An anyalisis of the symbolism in this short story.

cold it is. I think that he knows it is cold but refuses to admit that because he wants to be like superman, which is impermeable to the cold. The man sets this unattainable task, getting to the camp ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character more powerful than a Locomotive: Looks like a Job for Superman

"Look, up in the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman!", and he may be more like us then you would ever believe. Although he may be one of the gr ... c book character of all time, his character seemingly attributes to our goodness and righteousness. Superman stands for everything that the American dream is about. Upholding truth, justice, and the A ... ds for everything that the American dream is about. Upholding truth, justice, and the American way, Superman is a men among men. Is this enough to make Superman stand out among other Superheros? Sure, ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2006

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

Examine why superstars get paid so much and the effects on the industry involved.

ilm industry today is priceless in terms of movie production costs and salaries. The production of 'Superman's Return' has just finished beating the world record for the most expensive movie ever to b ...

(6 pages) 36 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies