Essays Tagged: "Fantasy"

Infidelity In Literature

nside, to be terrified of abandonment and to resent sharing. We never quite give up on the childish fantasy that somehow, someday, we'll find someone all our own who wants only us. This destructive fa ...

(4 pages) 87 0 3.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A fantasy tale, " Crypt of the Shadowking" by Mark Antony

Crypt of the Shadowking by Mark Anthony is a fantasy tale of the never ending struggle of good against evil. The Zhentarim, the hell-bent organiz ... is never a dull moment, making it easy to read in just one or two sittings. Anyone who loves a good fantasy should read this book.After seven long years of traveling, the rough looking, worn out Caled ...

(4 pages) 40 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fantasy's integral role in the creation of a killer

and murderedthirteen women keeping the entire city captivated in a state of fear.Serial Killers... Fantasy plays a very important role in creating and ormodeling a serial killer and it is shown throu ... andweather or not they have or follow a trademarked style. All of theseelements combined expose the fantasy portrayed by a serial killer.Pain, does a serial killer have or feel pain for their victims? ...

(5 pages) 120 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine"

urrealistic and were very emotional. (Wolfheim 42) Critiquing Bradbury is difficult as it dulls the fantasy, and it is usually better to concentrate on what Bradbury himself wrote rather than archetyp ... Bradbury himself wrote rather than archetypally analyze the book to truly enjoy and understand his fantasy. (Bradford 69) In Dandelion Wine, Bradbury's deeper themes mainly have to do with the world ...

(7 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Popular Culture - displayed by the film; james bond - The World Is Not Enough

1). Ian Fleming, creater of James Bond, invented the British Intelligence secret agent to provide a fantasy which every male can imagine being for the short time they are in the cinema providing a rel ... the short time they are in the cinema providing a relief from reality. Not only does it create this fantasy for the male audience, it provides a handsome, brave and charming (just to name a few of 007 ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Romanticism in A Midsummer Night's Dream"

experience and spiritual precision.In William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", magic and fantasy invoke Romanticism is a dream-like state. The play is set in Theseus' Athenian palace. Shake ... enian palace. Shakespeare is purposely set it in a vague antique period with the goal of it being a fantasy suitable for the magic of a summer night in a never-never place and time. (Gianakaris). In t ...

(6 pages) 255 0 3.9 Oct/2002

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

Asimov on Chemistry

v on Chemistry by Isaac Asimov is a collection ofseventeen essays that he wrote for The Magazine of Fantasy and ScienceFiction. This book is one of ten that were published by Doubleday & Company,I ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Essay relating Plato's Allegory of the Cave to the movie Matrix

r. Both stories, the Allegory of the Cave and the Matrix, illustrate the difference between what is fantasy and what is real. The Allegory of the Cave tells a story about a prisoner chained in a cave ... ing of his life. The Allegory of the Cave and the Matrix centers on Plato's four types of thinking: fantasy, trust / public opinion, scientific / mathematical thinking, and dialectic thinking.Plato's ...

(6 pages) 372 5 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

The Media Watchers & Women's Representation of the Body

typical models, which consequently have a negative affect on young girls who emulate women based on fantasy and unrealistic standards. As media continues to show negative images, young girls will cont ...

(8 pages) 392 0 2.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

The Power of Illusion- an essay about "The Purple Rose of Cairo"

dy, shows us that it is possible to be brought into a totally different era (the 1930's) and genre (fantasy) and still have something to think about after having watched the movie.The ending of the fi ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Significance of Myth in Ceremony"

the sky when viewed from earth. Therefore, the myth is written off purely as a work of fiction and fantasy.Indigenous peoples throughout the world, however, look at their myths and folktales in quite ...

(6 pages) 134 1 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Maybe" by Lillian Hellman.

80's, is a short story in which the author describes a portion of her life during which reality and fantasy were put side by side. Though Maybe seems more of an autobiography and does not follow the t ... biography and does not follow the traditional plot system; there is a subtle mixture of reality and fantasy, which makes the story seem like a fiction story. The story, for the most part describes the ...

(6 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Boy's Life" by Robert McCammon.

lly be perceived. The major theme of the book, keeping the magic of staying a child, is obviously a fantasy, but the things that happen to Cory Mackenson, the main character, that make that magic stay ... a reality that someone Cory knows in the town could be this murderer. There is only a little bit of fantasy that goes along with this and it is that Saxon's Lake could not possibly be bottomless. Also ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Pros & Cons of Media.

home. But that is not all. Media provides entertainment. Television and movies can take us into fantasy with its pictures. Radio read books allow our imagination to entertain; while newspapers ma ...

(2 pages) 11242 2 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.

en Crooks mention theirfantasies of a better, more enjoyable and admirable life.George and Lennie's fantasy is the main example used to express the struggle torealize impossible dreams. George created ... ding in a nice sanctuary away from all the cruel people.When Lennie tells Candy and Crooks George's fantasy, even after beinginstructed by George specifically not to do so, they want to share the drea ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"Just Around the Bend".

e long until I realized how wrong I was.For as long as I can remember though, driving seemed like a fantasy just outside my grasp. When I first set foot into my big wheel truck at the age of six, I kn ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Special Place.


(2 pages) 57 1 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Haroun and the Sea of Stories.

t an imagination, and to help people keep their imagination. One question you could ask is, who are fantasy stories mostly told to? They are told to children and babies. This is probably the reason wh ... of stories that aren't even true is to teach a moral, or tells the truth under the description of a fantasy. It also lets the storyteller a chance to be free with his/her speech.What is the nature of ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Great American cars have changed the major aspects of our lives, and rapidly developing world.

of our lives, and rapidly developing world. As one of man's most coveted objects and most powerful fantasy symbols, the car has always been much more than a machine, a mere means of transport and the ...

(8 pages) 88 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Different views and multiple examples of video games

l their minds with images of fiery destruction. Many parents are concerned about children confusing fantasy with reality, as an effect from these games. Critics say these games are poison for society ...

(2 pages) 141 6 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays