Essays Tagged: "Avalon"

The Women Behind King Arthur

The Women Behind King ArthurThe Mists of Avalon, by Marion Zimmer Bradley, is not only an example of a Medieval Romance, but also tells the s ... ovel explains the reasoning and decisions that Arthur made in the women's perspective. The Mists of Avalon is a twist on the Arthurian tales as told by the four women instrumental to the story: Gwenhw ... story: Gwenhwyfar, his wife; Igraine, his mother; Viviane, the Lady of the Lake, High Priestess of Avalon; and his sister and lover, heiress to Avalon, Morgaine. The story is told by each, as they sa ...

(7 pages) 82 0 4.3 Nov/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

It is about King Arthur and some history.

the Underworld. Glastonbury is also believed to be the place known in Arthurian lore as the Isle of Avalon. According to the legend, Arthur, after being mortally wounded by Mordred, was taken by a sac ... rding to the legend, Arthur, after being mortally wounded by Mordred, was taken by a sacred boat to Avalon. And it is in Avalon that Arthur waits the day when Britain requires his services as the "onc ...

(8 pages) 88 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Book review on "The Priestess of Avalon" by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana Paxton. 480 pages

Marion Zimmer Bradley in her novel, Priestess of Avalon, tells the story of a girl named Eilan and follows her for her life story. Princess Eilan is ... llows her for her life story. Princess Eilan is the daughter of Rian, priestess of the holy isle of Avalon, and Prince Coelius of Camulodunum in Britannia, circa 300 A.D. When her mother dies giving b ... er father raises her in the Roman manner. Then war threatens Camulodunum, Princess Eilan is sent to Avalon to learn the ways of the priestesses of the Old Religion, the pagan beliefs that in that time ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Social work

es out of town. As both a hotline operator and Crisis Companion for a community organization called Avalon, I had been trained to be an active listener, crisis counselor, and advocate for survivors of ... ll the training I had received, as well as the passion which had driven and encouraged my work with Avalon, as I neared the emergency room of the hospital and prepared to meet my newest clients.Every ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Media release

this morning at Toyota's Altona plant to mark the launch, where the company's successful Camry and Avalon models are manufactured. She congratulated Toyota on this achievement, and being Australia's ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Mists of Avalon

Mists of AvalonThe perspective of a story, any story can completely change the story. This film for example i ... rences with Lancelot as well. In Mists he is the cousin of Arthur, the son of the High Priestess of Avalon. Yet in Excalibur Lancelot is a foreigner from some far off Lake who seeks a man to serve who ... lly enjoy Monmouth's stories quite a lot, no matter how historically incorrect they may be. Mist of Avalon places Avalon near the Monastery at Glastonbury, Archaeologists and historians today do much ...

(1 pages) 17 0 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparison of The Importance of Family in "Bread Givers", by Anzia Yezierska, and the movie "Avalon"

struggles: one of them being keeping the family together. Similar to the Bread Givers is the movie Avalon in which one man, Sam Kirchinsky, immigrates to the US from Russia also. Once Sam establishes ... ce so they must try to stay together. Similar to the Smolinsky family is the Kirchinsky family from Avalon. In Avalon, the Kirchinsky family is a little better off than the Smolinskys are in the begin ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Task: to write and essay on the novel 'Destroying Avalon' outlining four issues that effect teenagers and how they are portrayed through the novel

Kate McCaffrey's novel, Destroying Avalon is the terrible and touching tale of a teenage girl, pushed from her comfortable life in the ... that make up her new school in the city. McCaffrey portrays a series of issues through the eyes of Avalon her main character, these include cyber bullying, stereotyping, the effect of dysfunctional f ... e, some, such as cyber bullying, are new issues that we still have a lot to learn about. Destroying Avalon portrays all these issues in a very convincing and reliable way.The main issue of Destroying ...

(4 pages) 17 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparison between Anna Avalon and Her Daughter Essay About the short story, ``The Leap``

Anna Avalon and her daughter have been through a lot in there life times. From bad weather causing the de ... she is similar to her by coming back, she made a leap into a new life, just as her mother did.Anna Avalon’s daughter feels guilty about not being clearly like her mother, she feels that she owes ... k to her mom and her now, new life. This is what her mother did after her circus days ended.As Anna Avalon’s daughter gets older and grows in more ways than one; she realizes that she may be more ...

(3 pages) 2222 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Holy Regalia Mists of Avalon

The Holy Regalia in The Mists of AvalonOne of the more compelling parts of the various Arthurian legends is that of the the Holy Grai ... e Holy Grail and Excalibur with scabbard. This collection is what Bradley describes in The Mists of Avalon as the Holy Regalia, that is the sword (Excalibur), spear, dish, and cup (identified as the G ... is the sword (Excalibur), spear, dish, and cup (identified as the Grail) that are the artifacts of Avalon in her story. Also, of importance in Bradley's novel is the scabbard that encases Excaliber. ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors


oes have a disadvantaged youth. Instead of spending her childhood with her brother, she is taken to Avalon to be trained as a priestess. Her future is what the Goddess desires. She is to keep Avalon f ... ve birth to a child as punishment from God for Arthur's divided allegiance to both the followers of Avalon's Goddess and the Christian God. She uses Arthur's love for her to convince him to turn his b ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Destroying avalon answers

Destroying Avalon (ODD QUESTIONS)(1) The pseudonym 'AFriend" is ironic because the person by this name is not a ... AFriend" is ironic because the person by this name is not a friend however a bully which is sending Avalon messages about what the other girls think of her at school.(3) Being overwhelmed by the conte ... girls think of her at school.(3) Being overwhelmed by the content of the email is quite normal for Avalon mainly because it was suggesting that she was not liked and that she was being bullied.(5) Av ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies