Essays Tagged: "Batman"

Byron's poem, "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"

em we see the strong resemblance the Byronic hero has to many of todays popular characters, such as Batman.In the third stanza of the poem we learn that Childe Harold is the product of a long line of ... of nobility. "Childe Harold, was he hight-but whence his name and lineage long." Bruce Wayne who is Batman is too the product of an extremely wealthy family. As with Bruce Wayne, Childe Harold is both ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

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, ...

(3 pages) 141 0 2.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compairing the two books, "Dispatches" by Herr and "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by" Miller. Focuses on an indepth look at the main characters and how they are seen in the eye's of the reader.

cies could have become the Alfa-species thousands of years ago. Throughout the books Dispatches and Batman: The Dark Night Returns, the characters are constantly placed in classifications of varying v ... uman's life over other all other such as mutants. Gothamites show fear and contempt for heroes like Batman because he doesn't fit the traditional norm. "Rumors fly--army helicopters hover over the emp ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Descartes claims that his existence of a thinking thing is the one certain truth, which can serve as the foundation for all other knowledge.

e either both known or both not known in order to be identical, we could argue that Bruce Wayne and Batman are not one and the same as well. Nevertheless, Descartes has proved to have found the one th ...

(4 pages) 100 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

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 don't have. The ... 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 superpowers or not. ...

(5 pages) 84 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

An essay comparing Beowulf to Epic Heroes of Today

"True Blue Revolutionaries or Tired Beowulf Reruns""Beowulf to Batman: The Epic Hero and Pop Culture" by Roger B. Rollins compares the design of the epic poetry to ... Anglo-Saxon poems such as Beowulf. Pop culture refers to movies, shows, and comics of today such as Batman and Spiderman. The main point of Rollin's essay is to show the significance of epic poetry to ... e Good also represents what we would like to be. For example they can be extremely intelligent like Batman, outrageously handsome like James Bond, or amazingly strong and brave like Beowulf. Many pop ...

(4 pages) 55 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


future sequel rights would also need to be resolved--in cases of movies like Rocky, James Bond, and Batman, studios would likely be hesitant to give away rights to all sequels when it is easily expect ...

(6 pages) 217 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Batman- the Perfect Role Model

n America, two of the myriad of comic book characters on offer immediately captured my attention, - Batman and Superman. I was informed by those "in the know" that Superman is the greatest superhero t ... perman. I was informed by those "in the know" that Superman is the greatest superhero there is, and Batman never seems to get enough credit. After watching a great number of Batman and Superman cartoo ...

(3 pages) 46 0 2.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

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

world, nothing is perfect. The great Superman could be destroyed by a little kryptonite. Take away Batman's tool belt and there would just be a guy wearing tights and a cape. Chandler also states tha ... ro. There is no true meaning for a hero, but by combining opinions one can come close. Superman and batman are fictional characters drawn in comic books and on the television. These two are named as s ...

(2 pages) 59 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Film Noir and German Expressionism in: "Batman" and "Citizen Kane"

In the films, "Batman" (1989), directed by Tim Burton, and "Citizen Kane" (1941), directed by Orson Welles, there a ... linity, history of colonialism and colonization, and Film Noir and German Expressionism.In the film Batman, the institution on the American family is similar. This is because Alfred (actor Michael Gou ... milar. This is because Alfred (actor Michael Gough) would be acting as Bruce Wayne's--also known as Batman--(actor Michael Keaton) father figure. Alfred would be like the father because he guides Bruc ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2006

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

Definition of Love

l feel connected to it no matter what happens to it. For example, my little cousin loves his little Batman action figure. He holds on to it all day every day, and he even has it in his possession when ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

ESL - Unexpected Heroes

mes to the mystifying topic of heroes, many people instantaneously think of Spiderman, Superman, or Batman. These superheroes play a huge impact on society and are admired for their special abilities ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Castle Rock As A Symbol

re corrupted people such as Jack and his choir. The good people have their place to stay, much like Batman and the Bat Cave. And they corrupt villains have their secret hideouts. Castle Rock is the vi ...

(1 pages) 6348 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Characteristics Of A Hero

e smart and be able to figure out any kind of problem. The hero must be very rich and powerful like batman and his business which gets him billions of dollars. He must be very nice and understanding. ...

(1 pages) 668 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tragic Hero (Things Fall Apart)

The most common superheroes are perhaps Superman or Batman, but are they tragic heroes? The answer to that is no, what is a tragic hero? Where can one b ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Authors Create Conflict following Same Formula as Shakespeare – By

ng now to avenge his father=s cruel death. Other stories have this same style of plot, old and new. Batman a famous comic book hero was created when Bruce Wayne watched his father get murdered at a yo ... appen to anyone else and to avenge his father=s untimely death he becomes the cape crusader himself Batman. This has been used for the plot of many super heroes as well as other stories that do not de ...

(5 pages) 1493 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

A Hero

on you look up to as a remodel. A fictional character that I would strongly identify myself with is Batman. While he's not out there fighting crime he is a lawyer, which in the future, it is what I wi ... a criminal justice major and if becoming a lawyer doesn't work out, I still get to fight crime like Batman in one way or another.I feel a kinship with this character due to the lifestyle Batman has an ...

(1 pages) 470 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Four Functions of Management Paper

nt now as they were then. This paper will define and explain each function in today's organizations.Batman and Snell (2007) define management as "the process of working with people and resources to ac ... oals to be achieved and deciding in advance the appropriate actions needed to achieve those goals" (Batman and Snell, 2007). Planning should engage all levels of management and improve decision-making ...

(4 pages) 83 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How does the surrounding and interactions with society affect our belonging in fight club, a love song of j. Alfred Prufrock and Batman Begins?

Fight Club, The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock, Preludes, and Batman Begins are all texts which reveal how our surroundings and interactions with society are the ... identity to suit that of society. This idea was also acknowledged by Christopher Nolan in the film "Batman Begins"Nolan used many cinematic techniques portrayed through his main character Batman/Bruce ... ings just go bad."In addition, the direct contrast between the city before and after the arrival of Batman again re-iterates the belief that our sense of self is influenced by our surroundings and int ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers