Essays Tagged: "Theseus"

Theseus or Hercules

Theseus or Hercules?Theseus is most worthy of emulation. He was a great hero in Athens. 'Theseuswas, ... e as all heroes are, but unlike the other heroes he was ascompassionate as he was brave.' (p. 159). Theseus also was a man of bravery, intellectand bodily strength. Hercules on the other hand was what ... t of theconsequences that his actions would bring about before he followed through with them.First, Theseus was very strong. He fought many terrible horrendous monsters suchas the Minotaur, '..a monst ...

(2 pages) 68 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Comparison between Theseus & Oberon

A Midsummer Night's Dream~Comparison between Theseus & Oberon~Theseus and Oberon are similar in some ways yet very different in other ways.Th ... mmand.Some similar qualities the two share are that they are leaders of their people andhold power. Theseus has the power over an army and Oberon has a mysteriousright-hand man known as Puck who does ... es Oberon's dirty work using majic.Another quality they have in common is that they keep a promise. Theseus is aman of his word and if he says something, you can count on it to be done. Oberon willnot ...

(1 pages) 98 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer nights dream---sort paper on women

would rather marry Lysander, she is placed in a difficult position. Her father seeks out the aid of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, who states the law and what she can do in such a situation: marry who h ... her example of how woman were seen as second class citizens is how they were supposed to treat men. Theseus proclaims to Hermia that she should see her father as a God for he alone is responsible for ...

(1 pages) 58 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

The untold Story of Theseus

The Untold Story of TheseusThe road ran along the edge of the cliff above the burning blue sea. Theseus turned a bend in ... ook the cliffs. The projected voice was heard to say, 'Bumble Bee Tuna, Look to la Luna.' Suddenly, Theseus disappeared in a flash of blue light.This is all I can tell you for I know no more. You shal ... sh of blue light.This is all I can tell you for I know no more. You shall have to ask the spirit of Theseus to continue...The Traveling(The spirit of Theseus Speaks)'I found myself in a dark place voi ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.4 Sep/1996

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

Theseus and his Adventures in the Labyrynth. How Theseus killed the minautor

Theseus Athens great heroAt birth Theseus an unknown father. His mother , Aethra , was friendly with ... unknown father. His mother , Aethra , was friendly with both Poseidon and Aegeus (Hunt 3-6). Before Theseus was born Aegeus said to Aethra .' If we are to have a son , when he is grown have him take m ... rown have him take my sword and sandals from under this boulder to me ,' then he was off to Athens. Theseus was born in a small town called Troezen and grew up there, in a normal way.When Theseus was ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The King Must Die. Is Theseus to perfect to be a human being?

n separates us from any lower being, or for this book's concern separates us from any higher being. Theseus had endured a life that during some times showed to be like that of any human. Yet, there we ... ring some times showed to be like that of any human. Yet, there were numerous occasions that proved Theseus to be not of human flesh and blood, but that of a god.The most compelling event of the book, ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"Romanticism in A Midsummer Night's Dream"

mmer Night's Dream", magic and fantasy invoke Romanticism is a dream-like state. The play is set in Theseus' Athenian palace. Shakespeare is purposely set it in a vague antique period with the goal of ...

(6 pages) 255 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

"Midsummer Night's Dream", a journal on the Play by William Shakespear.

ConcreteIt starts off with Theseus, Duke of Athens, and Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons and Fiancée to Theseus discussin ... d Hermia to marry Demetrius -She disobeyed her father, and Hermia and Lysander have fallen in love. Theseus tells Hermia to expect to be sent away or killed. Lysander than says that Demetrius is fickl ... thens at the home of Peter Quintus, common laborers are present to practice their play of Hippolyta Theseus getting married. It is title "The most lamentable comedy, and the cruelest death of Pyramus ...

(9 pages) 73 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream By: Tan Ly

company of Bottom and his fellow mechanicals.Act IScene i: The play opens in the Athenian court of Theseus as he looks forward to wedding his bride, the former Queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta, some f ... ysander. Hermia refuses her father's demand, while both Lysander and Demetrius press their suits to Theseus. The wise Athenian ruler upholds the law as it stands: he first rules that Hermia must eithe ...

(7 pages) 35 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In a production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', how would you highlight the difference between the mortal and immortal worlds? Refer particularly to Act 3 scene 1 and 2 and the film.

ning of the play in Act 1 the first scene is set in Athens. Here there is much order and restraint. Theseus reflects power and control. He has the authority to make Hermia choose between marrying Deme ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Oedipus Rex writeen by Sophocles and translated by Robert Fitzgerald. It is about two ways to interpret a passage.

ing, Oedipus arrives in a grove outside Athens and understands that this is the place he would die. Theseus, king of Athens and its surroundings, promises to give Oedipus the right to be buried in Col ... e Oedipus the right to be buried in Colonus and to protect his secret burial place. More than that, Theseus brings back Oedipus' daughters who were abducted by Creon. Oedipus apologizes for not thanki ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A Midsummer night's Dream" by William Shakespeare Essay -Describe one of the main characters and explain he or she was important in the play.

out her marriage with Lysander. Her father, Egeus, wanted her to marry Demetrius who was wealthier. Theseus the duke of Athens wanted her to marry Demetrius too or else she will be prepared to have a ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

"Midsummer Nights Dream" :Scene Summaries and Notes.

ACT I, SCENE 1SummaryThe play opens in the court of Theseus, Duke of Athens. He is discussing with Hippolyta their marriage, which is four days away; Th ... emonies, to organize the youth of Athens to prepare some merriments for the wedding celebration. As Theseus is planning to banish sorrow from the face of Athens, Egeus enters with Hermia, Lysander, an ... ia's friend. Hermia's pleas fail to move either her father or the Duke. In fact, Egeus demands that Theseus should enforce the ancient law of Athens which says that a daughter should either marry the ...

(12 pages) 32 0 4.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Mid Summer Night Stream

yet difficult to comprehend at some parts, but side notes helped sort confusion.The novel begins as Theseus, the Duke of the Athens is preparing to marry Hippolyta in a couple days. Soon Egeus arrives ... ns is preparing to marry Hippolyta in a couple days. Soon Egeus arrives at the palace to share with Theseus problems he's been having with his daughter Hermia. Hermia wants to marry Lysander, but her ...

(3 pages) 972 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Summer Nights Dream

Theseus, the Duke of Athens who was the in control of the Athenian law who was preparing the city fo ... ian law who was preparing the city for a large festival to mark his marriage to Hippolyta. I assume Theseus is an older looking man, who is very wealthy since he is the Duke of Athens.Theseus in the p ... ander but Egeus, Hermia's father wants Hermia to marry Demetrius. Egeus becomes very upset and asks Theseus to use the Athenian right to either make his daughter marry Demetrius or have the power to k ...

(1 pages) 399 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Ownership And Control In Love

sander and Hermia are in love and they believe that Lysander rightfully should get to marry Hermia. Theseus kidnapped Hypolita from the amazons and owns her; he chooses to take her as his wife. This i ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Theseus

Theseus and His Petulant Decisions If you have read Jean Racine's Phaedra you know what I have been ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Midsummernightdream

characters? Do they belong to a certain group? Which? The most important events is the marriage of Theseus, the duke of Athena, and Hippolyta, the queen of the Amazons. That's were the story begins w ... : one is human and the other is like a fairytale.The artisans, Hermia, Helena, Lysander, Demetrius, Theseus and Hippolyta are the humanly.Puck, Oberon, Titania and here elves are the fairytale ones.Ge ...

(8 pages) 2 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sigmund Freud

help us map this maze and slay this beast of mystery? One can not say. But there was one man. This Theseus of modern day science was the first to explore the deep and vast systematic chambers of the ... influence of the apparently forgotten past on the present--have become part of our culture. Just as Theseus forever changed his fathers empire when he slayed the minotaur, Freud did when he vanquished ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Canturbury Tales Knights Tale Summary

he is about to tell is in fact authentic, as he wouldn't tell a lie.The knight's story begins when Theseus, who just prevailed in battle, found two Theban enemy soldiers on the battlefield that were ... ng decided to lend them help and allow them to heal instead of leaving them to a certain death. But Theseus feels they must live a life of imprisonment if he is to save them. The two former warriors w ...

(2 pages) 901 0 3.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies