Essays Tagged: "Wizard"

Cognitive Artifacts and Windows 95. Refers to the article by David A. Norman

he interface known as Windows 95.Within Windows 95, Microsoft has included a little tool called the wizard that guides us through the steps involved in setting up certain applications. This wizard is ... y helpful tool to the non experienced computer user, in the way that it acts like a to-do list. The wizard takes a complex task and breaks it into discrete pieces by asking questions and responding to ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"The Hobbit" by J.R.R Tolkien. Complete summary of plot, characters, setting, etc

gonists:Bilbo Baggins- he is the main character of story. The tiny hobbit is convinced by the great wizard Gandalf to undertake a long journey with thirteen dwarves to help them retrieve their lost tr ... the other twelve dwarfs in hopes of regaining the treasure and his kingdom.Gandalf- He is the great wizard who helped organize the adventure. At first he travels with the dwarves and the hobbit but le ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is an exercice from the novel Cue for Treason. The exercise was too subsititute the main character for another one and explain how the story would have been different.

ould have been more careful. He would have reacted sooner to Sir Philip Morton arriving. Harry is a wizard; as a result, he would have been able to magic himself out of dreadful situations. For exampl ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Everlasting Nightmare

t of it off and I saw a part of a muddy shirt with a star and a moon, when it got up kind of like a wizard from a movie.After that all I could think about was what happened last night. In school there ... t to kill and why you and those hounds are after me"He started to explain to me that he was under a wizards spell to kill you but only at some times at some certain times I don't know why your importa ...

(7 pages) 101 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Fellowship Of The Ring" by J.R.R. Tolkien.

h Frodo and Bilbo Baggins planning a big birthday party for Bilbo. As they are planning, Gandalf, a wizard, arrives to help them set up the party. Near the end of the party Bilbo gives a speech to all ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


wish could happen. One example was when Queen Mab used her magic to make Merlin part human and part wizard. Later on in the movie, Merlin was trying to help Guenivere when she had left her group and g ...

(2 pages) 29 0 2.5 Nov/2003

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

The Effects of a Mogul Wound: Chapter One and Two

held in a few days."What if the halfling has not arisen by then Gandalf?" Elrondquestioned the old Wizard. "It is imperative that he be there! Maybewe should wait more than two days for the council." ...

(3 pages) 27 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Problem of Power in The Fellowship of the Ring By Jrr Tolkien

at come through in "The fellowship of the Ring" and his other works.Gandalf the Grey, the wandering wizard is not the only Istari that is bound to middle earth's fate. Tolkien puts four of these great ... agast the Brown, Saruman the white and the last is unknown to us. The fact that four of these great wizards were needed to take care of this task show that is important that there be not to much power ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Hobbit

ntent in doing so. He is middle-aged, and resides in a burrow in the ground. One morning Gandalf, a wizard stops by to talk with Biblo. He tells Biblo that he is looking for someone to go on an advent ... The next day Biblo hears his doorbell and he remembers inviting Gandalf for tea, but instead of the wizard at the door, there is a group of dwarves, thirteen in all. Thorin son of the dwarf king start ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Harry Potter and the Wizards/Witches Phenomenon (A Children's Literature Analysis)

te. Thoughts, ideas and criticisms have been generated expounding on whether it is acceptable for a wizard to be a children book's hero or heroine. Selling over 130 million copies and printing in 42 l ... The series tells the tale of a young boy who, on his eleventh birthday, is told that he is a famous wizard. The novels discuss the trials and tribulations of not only a boy coming of age but also lear ...

(16 pages) 130 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban" by: J.K. Rowling.

g's Harry Potter books.Just really quickly run through the first two books; Harry Potter is a young wizard, whose parents were killed by the worst and darkest wizard, Lord Voldemort. The reason why Ha ... rworld in hiding. In the first book, Harry receives a letter from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He's eventually allowed to go, and spends the next six months at Hogwarts while learning m ...

(9 pages) 40 1 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Drama scene. 4 people acting. Very interesting piece of work. Only for the VERY creative.

..."Setting: A room with a bed, presumably a bedroom - Dorothy in night attire, desperate(lights in)Wizard as Munchkin: (taking a fit) Four feet, one and a half inches is not short! (grumbles under Do ... nder Dorothy)Dorothy: (impatient) I wasn't trying to insult you. I just want to know how you got in!Wizard as Munchkin: (not listening) I'm the tallest one around! (grumbling continues)Dorothy: I real ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Book Review of "THe Hobbit" by Tolken

ory for kids. This story included a hobbit, dwarves, elves, wargs, goblins, a half-man half-bear, a wizard, and a magic ring. Bilbo was asked to go with the dwarves on their adventure and he would get ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


le of his hometown, Oakvale. He returns to his home only to see his father lyeing dead. A powerfull wizard by the name of Maze saved him and brought him back to the Guild. The Guild is where many of t ...

(1 pages) 583 1 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Witch article.

ticing witchcraft but couldn't you say that they were tortured into it?Maybe the words of the first wizard were the words of a human. John Proctor was a wealthy farmer who greatly warned against liste ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

"Wishing Upon a Wizard" Feature story for Public Relations and Advertising

"Freshmen Wishing Upon a Wizard"To some it's "wishing upon a star" but to the freshmen of Alvernia college it's "wishing upon ... he faculty and they have called upon some friends for help. The freshmen are bringing in the Harlem Wizards for some help against the staff. The game which is slated to tip-off at 7:00 on April 25th a ... t the staff. The game which is slated to tip-off at 7:00 on April 25th at Alvernia's gym.The Harlem Wizards? I'm sure your asking yourself who are they? Well they are a farm team that takes after the ...

(1 pages) 462 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Escape From Krazniraz: A story about an adventure...

, Jango, Bardoc, Touchfire, Doughty, Littlejohn and Athor. The leaders were Jango, a powerful alien wizard and Bardoc, a strong, wizard giant and Touchfire was also a wizard. Doughty was a warrior, Li ... hem.Wargs were ferocious wolfs who loved eating humans, hobbits and dwarfs, but they keep away from wizards. This was good because there were three wizards. Wargs were also not to smart, and were know ...

(5 pages) 16 0 2.3 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Hobbit

hobbit who is short, very smart, likes to keep things clean, and likes to be organized.Gandalf is a wizard, who is also smart, he ... The Dwarves are all short, fat, and they are very adventurous Plot: The wizard Gandalf takes homeless dwarves to Bilbo Baggins' hobbit hole, hoping he will let them stay th ...

(3 pages) 825 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

English Out

The movie and story of Merlin, the great wizard, showed many different characteristics of a typical Medieval Romance. This story was about a ...

(1 pages) 580 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Harry Potter

etters started coming in for him inviting him to attend school at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. His Uncle Vernon didn't let Harry read the letters for fear that he might find out what he ... ad the letters for fear that he might find out what he really is, the most well known and respected wizard of his time. He is the only wizard to ever defeat the wicked Lord Voldemort. Then, at a last ...

(3 pages) 544 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers