Essays Tagged: "Avatar"

The life of the Great Shankaracharya.

many questions behind the life of the Great Shankaracharya. He was and is said to have been a great Avatar. An avatar is a descent, a down-coming (from the verb tri, to cross over, attain, save, with ... says: Thus, Lord Siva, the blue-necked one, will out of his boundless grace, undertake a number of Avatars to establish the orthodox traditions, to help the people in the world. This describes Sankar ...

(10 pages) 38 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Echoes of the Great Song" by David Gemmell.

d empire and its ruler's noble sacrifice that is unquestionably stimulating for spirit and mind.The Avatars are immortal kings of their world. Their everlasting youth is preserved by the power of magi ... now lies beneath 60 million tons of ice. After the sudden arrival of the ice age, predicted by one Avatar thought to be crazy, the Avatars grand city was destroyed and with it the pyramid which grant ...

(5 pages) 24 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

George Gordon Byron - my favourite romantic poet.

He also has written these works: "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", "Beppo", "Age of Bronze", "The Irish Avatar", "Don Juan" and many lyrics. Byron died in 1824. In my point of view romantici ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Vishnu and the Ten Incarnations

is injustice in the world, Vishnu, stepping into his role as preserver, incarnates himself into an avatar to maintain stability within the world. Vishnu only does this when the normal balance of good ... animal form. Of his ten incarnations, Rama, Krishna and Buddha are the most widely known. The other avatars include Matsya the fish, Kurma the tortoise, Varaha the boar, Narasimha the man-lion, Vamana ...

(11 pages) 58 1 3.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Boy You Fight Like a Girl" by Alex Pham

ying as characters of the opposite sex.Pham first introduces a character known as Cardinal, a woman avatar played by a man, Kenn Gold. Gold, a former army sergeant, chose a female avatar for tactical ... g the game as the opposite sex can open you up to the difficulties of being that sex. When a female avatar needs something the men avatars will often be right there to help, but most often with out ex ...

(2 pages) 2622 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Report looking at the virtual world of Second Life, analysing personal experiences and relating it to social interaction and theories of identity

G, I was excited but slightly anxious about entering the SL world as a complete newbie.Designing my avatar was quite an experience. I opted to be a female and selected the 'Nightclub' form of clothing ... eyes, a short black skirt and a red short sleeved top. While I was quite satisfied with my initial avatar, after I had entered the virtual world and gone through orientation (standard entry: Orientat ...

(9 pages) 128 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Analysis of Interpersonal Meaning of the film "Avatar"

lysis (013087)Assessment Task 1:The text I have chosen for analysis in this paper is from the film "Avatar" which, by the looks of it, appears to be a newspaper review written by Sebastian Cordoba and ... sections (judgment) the author expresses his overall view about the film.In terms of the film genre Avatar; the film belongs in what is known as science fiction and fantasy genre.In this paper, I will ...

(22 pages) 57 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

avatar essay

Jose GonzalezFAS Block 1ANov. 26, 2013Ms. MucciaroneAvatar, by James Cameron, is a sci-fi film about how humans are on Pandora to get the unobtanium wit ... Jake but as he learns more about them he wanted to protect and become one of them. The conflicts in Avatar show what happens when different societies clash. Cameron's film is a reflection of realistic ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History


t and viewers/readers worldwide. Use examples of visual and/or oral features to support your points.Avatar, directed by James Cameron, is the compelling and suspenseful story of a futuristic extraterr ... uld shape the text as a whole. And with Jake Sully, Cameron definitely did. His purpose in creating Avatar, was to raise awareness on environmental issues and mistreatment of others, especially indige ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies