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- In the movie, Once Were Warriors by Alan Duff, he explains how a family is ruined mainly because of alcohol. Once Were Warriors is a movie that is all about the truth in cultures. As we all know, alcohol usually causes negative behavior. For example, in the movie it shows how alcohol causes violence, poverty, and child abuse in a family.
- Filmic technique plays a vital role in the way an audience looks at a character or society in a whole. Lee Tamahori’s film “Once were warriors” uses filmic technique in the crafting of the characters, the roles they adopt and the society they live in.
- She also taught him to kneel and pray to Usen fir strength, health, wisdom, and protection. When the children were young they would play with each other and sometimes with their mother and father. When they were grown up enough to do real services they went to the field with their parents: not to play, but to toil.
- With this progression of civilization, from simple to complex ideals, so will the evolution of the ideals and desires of our heroes change from simple to complex. Odysseus is a man who is both strong and smart, but most known not for the brawn of his body, but the wits of his brain.
- (Edward A. Bloom) Not only is Beowulf a hero because of his physical strength, but like Favre, gives the glory to God. Beowulf is the ultimate hero who put his life on the line for an entire kingdom.
- A myth is a purely fictional story that has been passed on for generations, usually involving supernatural persons, actions or events. Hercules (also called Herakles), is one of the strongest and most celebrated mythical heroes. These myths were made up thousands of years ago and have acquired more details as they have been passed down.
- Only through outstanding achievements and demonstrations of allegiance, eminence, and gallantry, could a Germanic tribe exist. With these three characteristics flowing through the blood of all men throughout the tribe could they all establish an immense trust, a vow of sacred friendship, comitatus.
- Are you really what you eat? Why are people born with certain unique tendencies? Are matter and spirit separate, or the same? Although seemingly unrelated, these questions are unified by the subject under consideration in this paper: the Hindu caste system.
- According to an ancient superstition a werewolf is a man who is transformed, or who transforms himself, into a wolf in nature and appearance. The werewolf, sometimes transformed under the influence of a full moon, roams about at night, devouring infants or corpses.
- The Beowulf manuscript survives in one codex, the British Museum MS. Cotton Vitellius A. XV. In 1731 the codex was scorched, damaging the last two thousand lines of the poem. The manuscript itself seems to be scribed by two different monks, the first scribing the first two thirds of the poem and the second abruptly taking over for the last third.
- The Illiad is a story that deals with a small part of the Trojan War. The cause of this war is when Paris, the prince of Troy, sailed to Sparta, seduced and abducted Helen and returned to Troy. When Menelaos discovered that his wife was gone, he gathered a number of Greek generals together to go with him, conquer Troy, and retrieve his wife.
- The Kickapoo IndiansThe Kickapoo Indians are Algonkian-speaking Indians, related to the Sauk and Fox, who lived at the portage between the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, probably in present Columbia County, Wis., U.S., when first reported by Europeans in the late 17th century.
- Campbell explains the details about what makes a hero a hero in his discussion The Hero?s Journey. The story of the hero must have a mystical quality. A hero?s characteristics should include doing something beyond the normal range of a human and giving up one?s life for something bigger.
- This general?s name was Tineius Rufus, he was the general that put down the uprising of the Jews in Parthia. Because of Rufus? reputation of his severity to the Jews, he uprooted any thought of the Jews in Palestine to rebel against Rome at that time.
- When comparing the epic poem of The Song of Roland to the romantic literature of Ywain, the differences between the early medieval period and the high medieval period become evident. Both The Song of Roland and Ywain depicts the societies from which each story derives its fundamental characteristics.
- Heroes take arduous journeys, confront mythical creatures, discover lost treasure, and change the nature of the world with their acts of courage and selflessness. They are legendary figures, endowed with great strength and ability, who dare to heed the call of adventure.
- Beowulf, the son of Ecghtow, lived in Scandinavian Islands in the early 10th century. Those were the times of battles, wars, and sure there were warriors. Beowulf was one of them. He was the best warrior of Hygelac, the king of Geats. He was brave, confident, and strong.
- Hello and Welcome to Channel 7 news at 11:00. Today we have a Special Broadcast coming tous live from Washington D.C. We are going to join Bill Beutel in a couple of seconds. ReadyBill…..Ok we are now sending you live to Washington…..Bill: “Custer’s Last Stand”…this rings a bell in the minds of many as you will see in tonight’ssegments…”Custer Stands Again”.
- Hello and Welcome to Channel 7 news at 11:00. Today we have a Special Broadcast coming to us live from Washington D.C. We are going to join Bill Beutel in a couple of seconds. Ready Bill…..Ok we are now sending you live to Washington….. Bill: “Custer’s Last Stand”…this rings a bell in the minds of many as you will see in tonight’s segments…”Custer Stands Again”.
- Not used at the time. It was invented by jurists in the Renaissance to describe the property laws and customs of the middle ages. A fief, or feudum, was land held by a man from his lord, in return for which he was to provide him with knight services and/or financial payments.