Essays Tagged: "Holy Grail"

"Eliot's Waste Land"

t's agony in the garden, the collapse of Babylon according to the Apocalypse and the finding of the Holy Grail. The concluding lines of "The Waste Land" do not so much resolve the question of how thin ...

(2 pages) 161 0 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Let People Decide Their own Fate: Free Market Bioethics" Discusses the benefits of allowing people (not government) to make their own decisions regarding cloning and bioengineering.

ioethics is complex because both sides have such strong arguments. On one hand biotechnology is the Holy Grail for millions of people, offering cures for illnesses and disabilities thought to be incur ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Description of the evolution of Romance literature and the use of heroism as a common theme

example can be found in a poem about Perceval, a knight, who did find what he was looking for, the Holy Grail, even though he did not get it he was taught a lesson in the process of searching for it. ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Robert de Boron's "Merlin"

Robert de Boron's Merlin portrays Merlin as the prophet of the Holy Grail, a role he was to repeat in the Vulgate cycle. This set of manuscripts fleshes out the ro ...

(12 pages) 39 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A comparative essay on "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" with focus on the impossibility of fulfilling the chivalric code

Comparative Essay onSir Gawain and the Green Knight and Monty Python and the Holy GrailIt is impossible for a human being to fulfill all the ideals of the Chivalric Code and the ... , which were justice, prudence, temperance, fortitude, faith, hope and charity.Monty Python and the Holy Grail as well as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight demonstrates the problematic nature of chastit ... Green Knight demonstrates the problematic nature of chastity. As Sir Galahad (Monty Python and the Holy Grail) is on his quest to find the Holy Grail, he arrives at the Castle Anthrax where he imagin ...

(4 pages) 93 1 5.0 Apr/2003

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

Running head: The Path of Success.

yet distant goal is treacherous; one must have determination and face limitless challenges for this Holy Grail. The Mystic Masseur is a comedic novel which explores the life of a young man, Ganesh Ram ...

(5 pages) 63 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Assuming Responsibility: A Yaqui Indian's Guide towards the Grail

sive idea. It has taken, and will continue to take, many different forms in many people's minds.The Holy Grail and its quest is a legend that has had a powerful impact on our civilization and culture. ...

(16 pages) 40 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


e organizations overall goals.Introduction" When Management Information System (MIS) was young, the holy grail at the heart of our discipline was" how do we [create and] develop information systems th ...

(7 pages) 152 1 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What characteristics of Medieval Romance are shown in Le Morte D'Arthur? Book: Le Morte D'Arthur Author: Sir Thomas Malory

ng the fundamental characteristic of the quest, Malory writes of Sir Galahad and his pursuit of the Holy Grail. Sir Galahad's quest tested every facet of his character, but the spiritual rewards were ... haracter, but the spiritual rewards were received in the end. When Sir Galahad finally attained the Holy Grail he declared, "I thank you (Jesus) for giving me what I have desired; and now, if it pleas ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A research paper that summarizes the legend of the Holy Grail.

The sacred vessel in which Jesus allegedly drank out of during the Last Supper, theHoly Grail. The most sought after religious element in the world, the Holy Grail has been subject to ... ce it's origin in Biblical and later Medieval times. Though the Bible doesn't directly refer to the Holy Grail, an oral tradition has been passed down generation to generation. Finally, in the Medieva ... st authors in history, and was the the theme for many medieval written works. The legend behind the Holy Grail has been altered throughout the years; however, the base of the story is the same in ever ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown: Summary.

us Dei named Silas apprehends Jacques Sauniere, the museum's curator, and demands to know where the Holy Grail is. After Sauniere tells him, Silas shoots him and leaves him to die. However, Sauniere h ... Knights Templar. He reveals that the Priory protects secret documents known as the Sangreal, or the Holy Grail. Langdon's latest manuscript is about this very subject.When Sophie and Langdon enter the ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Risking it all for the things we long for... - A Compare/Contrast essay on Thomas Merton and Langston Hughes and their works regarding the Birmingham Bombings of 1963.

unachievable goals, to a person, will only further the desire in one's soul to quest for this said "holy grail." The settings that follow in these poems are examples of what people, driven to the edge ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Faith Prevails, Not Fact" - a book report following a theme in Dan Brown's book "The daVinci Code"

What if The Holy Grail was not the chalice that Lord Jesus Christ drank wine from for the last time? What if the ... Lord Jesus, the Saviour Christ and the Son of God? What if this is only one of the truths that the Holy Church has concealed for about two thousand years? The mystery and the wonderment that lies in ... the heroic brotherhood called the Priory of Sion - all have a common goal - to sway the fate of the Holy Grail towards the bias of their faith and beliefs. Their individual pursuits and encounters wit ...

(3 pages) 54 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


l quest. On the other hand, examples of symbolic quests are examined in any medieval stories of the Holy Grail, where the search was to discover religious truths and values. There are three things in ... lgamesh's quest, a literal quest, was find the secrets of everlasting life. Medieval stories of the Holy Grail were symbolic quests in search for religious truths and values. Generally, quests are pur ...

(4 pages) 555 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arthurian Legend

eize the throne"(Arthurian Legend) Another of Arthur's mistakes was the quest for the Holy Grail. "The Holy Grail is considered, usually, to be the cup that Christ drank from at the Last ... thea to catch his blood as he hung from the cross"(Camelot Project) During this quest for the Holy Grail many of Arthur's best knights leave and some are hurt or even killed, leaving Arthur's re ...

(4 pages) 1622 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dreams And Ideals In James Joyce's "Araby"

istian symbolism while the boy is carrying his aunt's parcel through the market comparing it to the Holy Grail, or the cup of Christ saying, "[he carried the] chalice through a throng of foes (Joyce, ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Educating and Entertaining

elps this average person further understand the faults of a particular culture.Monty Python and the Holy Grail, is a satirical film based on the legend of King Arthur. Although Monty Python and the Ho ... pealing than completely serious novels and movies. One is more likely to watch Monty Python and The Holy Grain than a special about medieval times on the History Channel. Satire is simply more enterta ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

s in the in the supernatural and will in fact believe the various truths. Dr. Jones believes in the Holy Grail and the power it possesses. He spent his whole life in search of it, through various sour ... r. Brodie has faith in god and his creations. As he said once after asked about his thoughts in the Holy Grail ?I do not have the facts supporting its existence but at my age I am willing to take it u ...

(2 pages) 1140 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Bits and Pieces of King Arthur and His Knights         Sir

m the King Arthur legend. This book contains tales such as "Merlin", "Pelleas and Ettard", and "The Holy Grail". King Arthur and His Knights was a very difficult book to read. "Merlin" was a st ... Sir Pelleas realized that he was better than Ettard. He wished to never see her again. "The Holy Grail" was difficult to read as well. I found that words such as very or rest were confusing be ...

(3 pages) 1250 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Davinci's The Last Supper

to acknowledge the importance of woman. One of the most sought for items in history is the elusive ?holy grail?.The Holy Grail is supposed to be the chalice which blessed the table of Jesus Christ?s l ... t, trying to leave his impact on the world? Or was he trying to expose the truth, the idea that the holy grail as a chalice was only a metaphor, a metaphor for the wife of Jesus Christ; the bloodline ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith