Essays Tagged: "Watchmen"

The Role of the Supernatural in Shakespeare

ring in the form of Hamlet's father, makes several appearances in the play. It first appears to the watchmen, Marcellus and Bernardo, along with Horatio near the guardsmens' post. The ghost says nothi ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.7 May/1992

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

Jack the Ripper

heir founder, replaced the Bow Street Runners, the former Thames River Police Force and the general watchmen and parish constables who had patrolled the streets of many British towns and cities. In th ... rmation leading to a felon's arrest. In addition to these, and many other methods, the MPF employed watchmen to hide in dark alleys or patrol around Whitechapel, every potential source was followed th ...

(14 pages) 123 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Comedy and Tragedy in Alan Moore's "Watchmen"

first thing I thought of when I heard this was The Comedian.In Alan Moore's brilliant graphic novel Watchmen, cited in Wizard: The Comics Magazine as the best American comic of the Twentieth Century, ... y, the plot begins with the death of a costumed vigilante (read: "super-hero") called The Comedian. Watchmen is to comic books what Citizen Kane is to cinema in more ways than one--besides having the ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jack the ripper source based questions

ce was popular. It is so popular it still exists today. They were designed to carry out the work of watchmen and special constables. They would patrol the dimly lit streets and tried to tackle crime. ... cial constables. They would patrol the dimly lit streets and tried to tackle crime. They unlike the watchmen and parish constables they could deal with riots. When they required help they were backed ...

(8 pages) 48 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Describe Law and Order in the Late Nineteenth Century

and order in the late nineteenth was different to the people as they were use to the constables and watchmen. The police was enforced to ensure minimal violence and crimes that was occurring to make L ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Is Shakespeare's Hamlet character mad?

er and his new father, or rather his uncle. Throughout the play we hear of a ghost appearing to the watchmen, it appears only briefly each night and wearing a fullsuit of armor, at first we interpret ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The mystery of the red box.

was calm and quiet. There were no vehicles outside on the streets surrounding the school. Both the watchmen of the school were sitting on the two chairs outside -- bored with their usual job -- one o ...

(3 pages) 23 0 2.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Supernatural in Shakespeare's Plays

ring in the form of Hamlet's father, makes several appearances in the play. It first appears to the watchmen, Marcellus and Bernardo, along with Horatio near the guardsmens' post. The ghost says nothi ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.4 Apr/2006

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

Conflict: The Watchmen

Conflict: The Watchmen In the Book The Watchmen tells a tale of a world on the brink of a nuclear ...

(2 pages) 1868 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Claudius' Unintentional Confession

er night as a ghost walks the ramparts of Elsinore Castle in Denmark. Discovered first by a pair of watchmen, then by Horatio, the ghost resembles the recently deceased King Hamlet. After the watchmen ...

(3 pages) 435 0 3.0 Oct/2007

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

The Ghost of King Hamlet

when he is only seen by his son. The Ghost materializes in the night, showing himself first to the watchmen at Elsinore (1.1) and later to his son Hamlet (1.4). King Hamlet is seen armed "cap-a-p&eac ... , and the appearance of the King armed from head to toe is a symbol that can be read many ways. The watchmen, Horatio, and Hamlet discuss the costume of the Ghost, indicating that the armor is signifi ...

(1 pages) 1098 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

description of a specific character in the WATCHMEN novel.

Watchmen Final PaperOne of the main heroes in the comic book Watchmen by Alan Moore is Rorschach. Hi ... to a man who stood up for himself. One of his first violent assaults occurred when he was a kid. In Watchmen, Dr. Malcolm Long writes down in his notes that, "In 1951, he attacked an older child, part ... ade him the hero he was. His strength, intelligence, and will power were a few of his attributes in Watchmen. His dark past is what drove him to the man and the hero he was. Although he wanted to corr ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American