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Literature

Chivalry the Shield and Sir Gawain

Words: 3060
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Chivalry and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Introduction In the medieval world, chivalry was a code of conduct—a principle of behavior—expected of courteous knights, as endlessly expressed by…

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2 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Chivalry and the Church

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Chivalry has been a part of some societies since the Middle Ages. It originally applied to men who became knights and it became their code of conduct that served…

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5 Pages
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Literature

Knighthood Medieval Knighthood or Chivalry

Words: 1536
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

By the late thirteenth century he had his own seal. The various officials concerned with the holy infirmary, the infirmary for sick brothers and almsgiving were under his authority.…

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8 Pages
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Literature

Courtly Love

Words: 2729
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Chivalry in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Although Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is considered to be a romantic poem because of its nature and the era…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Words: 1398
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This discovery was maliciously divulged by the Cardinal Richelieu, who wanted to bring disgrace to the Queen as his way of scheming against King Louis XIII's leadership in France.…

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2 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Knight's Tale

Words: 994
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Chaucer's The Knight's Tale Jonathan Zaun The societies which flourished throughout Europe during the medieval period were built upon a foundation of institutionalized honor known as chivalry. Orders of…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Drama - World

Dark Ages the Author of This Report

Words: 1342
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Dark Ages The author of this report is asked to answer to a number of questions relating to the Dark Ages. Specifically, the author is asked to define what…

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4 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Dark Ages and the Middle Ages Existed

Words: 1264
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Dark ages and the middle ages existed between fifth and fourteenth century. The Dark Ages observed traditional and modern clashes when there was no intellectual growth not only the…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Old and Middle English

Words: 2234
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Knighthood and Chivalry: Heroism, Love, and Honor in "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucer and "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" Fourteenth century literature was characteristically based on medieval period,…

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2 Pages
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Criminal Justice

Socialization Theories

Words: 869
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Homelessness in America has been a problem for a very long time. The homeless are a vulnerable population therefore something has to be done to make sure that the…

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2 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Knight's Tale How Does it Illustrate the

Words: 598
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Knight's Tale:" How does it illustrate the principles of chivalry? "The Knight's Tale" is meant to illustrate the medieval ideals of chivalry to the knight's listening audience of fellow…

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5 Pages
Journal

Drama - World

Future King Book II The Queen of

Words: 1450
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Journal

Future King Book II: "The Queen of Air and Darkness," Character Flaws Morgause raises four boys. She is not a good mother, and she does not give her boys…

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5 Pages
Essay

Military

William Wallace Is Perhaps One of Scotland's

Words: 1769
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

William Wallace is perhaps one of Scotland's most famous historical figures, but the popular conception of him owes more to Hollywood screenwriters than actual historiography. Adaptations such as 1995's…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Freud Doris Lessing's Through the

Words: 622
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Jerry's "unfailing impulse of contrition -- a sort of chivalry" struggles against the boy's impulse to be accepted and viewed as a man (3). The lack of father figure…

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4 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Frame Story Takes a Number

Words: 1290
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Like so many of us, he feels that heaven has cursed him. The element of disgrace would mean that he has fallen out of favor with God. He feels…

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5 Pages
Essay

Criminal Justice

Criminology Examples Policeman's Working Personality

Words: 1967
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

This fear is intensified in the close quarters of prisons. Also, as noted in "Police Control of Juveniles" of Donald J. Black and Albert J. Reiss, Jr. both groups…

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7 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon the Film Documentaries

Words: 2317
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon The film, documentaries and the last docudrama are exceptional production pieces by notable directors and producers. Crouching tiger-hidden dragon defies the usual mantra of strength…

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7 Pages
Essay

Literature

Real Men Explored Through Literature

Words: 2427
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

In "The Secret Life of alter Mitty," Mitty escapes the reality of his manhood with daydreaming. He does this because his wife emasculates him. For Mitty, daydreams are better…

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11 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Cultural and Construction History of

Words: 3190
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Essay

Crusaders were able to implement feudal states throughout their travels during this period of warfare, many of which have been termed Crusader states and which were erected throughout the…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Medieval Knights

Words: 2396
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

knight was "a mounted warrior in the service of his liege-lord." Knights were professional soldiers. They were higher in rank in the cavalry. They wore coat of arms that…

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17 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Green The Science - Literature

Words: 6746
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Essay

Aristotelian influence predominated together with the wisdom and learning of other ancient writers, while the former was often used as a framework for intellectual debates which readily expanded both…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Criminal Justice

Gender Bias in the U S Court System

Words: 2961
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Gender Bias in the U.S. Court System Statistics regarding male and female criminality Types of cases involving women and men Sentencing guidelines for judges imposed to diminish disparities Feminists…

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12 Pages
Literature Review

Careers

Knowledge and Skills to Get

Words: 4345
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Literature Review

It involves the replacement of rule of thumb gradually with science for the mechanical arts. Mesopotamia The existence of the two rivers i.e. Euphrates and Tigris gave this name…

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7 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Life in a Medieval Castle

Words: 2462
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

The Cid is a fair and just man, which is part of the knightly image, and he lives a good and just life. He is pious, and he commands…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Le Morte D'arthur the Legend

Words: 3262
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

No other hero is so frequently mentioned. He is the only person so important that triads are enlarged into tetrads to fit him in. (Ashe 45) The account that…

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4 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Dark Ages or Early Middle Ages Is

Words: 1254
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Dark Ages or Early Middle Ages is that historical time period of the Western Europe that came after the collapse of the West oman Empire in the fourth and…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Courtly Love

Words: 2762
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Courtly love is, in general form, a structured form of male / female interaction which was infused with a poetic, heroic, romantic idealism about the virtue of both the…

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19 Pages
Term Paper

Criminal Justice

Women Offenders

Words: 5340
Length: 19 Pages
Type: Term Paper

delineation of the research hypotheses. The chapter will conclude with an outline of the remaining chapters. Relevant Background Information Increasingly, female offenders and issues associated with their incarceration have…

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5 Pages
Research Proposal

Mythology - Religion

Warrior in the Song of

Words: 1528
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

These warriors are unique in that they stand out from the typical images we normally associate with knights and warriors. Soldiers and knights, as well as chivalry were aspects…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

British Lit Legends Tales About

Words: 2346
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" In total contrast with these heroes lies the modern hero or better said the modern man defined by his struggle for power. The idea of an individual selling…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Saladin and the Christian Crusaders Saladin or

Words: 2735
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Saladin and the Christian Crusaders Saladin, or Salah al-Din, or Selahedin, was a twelfth century Kurdish Muslim general and warrior from Tikrit, in what is currently northern Iraq. Saladin…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Drama - World

Honor Code of Chinese Warriors the Objective

Words: 2238
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Honor Code of Chinese Warriors The objective of this study is to discuss the honor code of warrior-heroes in Chinese history and to answer to what the honor code…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Jews in Ivanhoe Sir Walter Scott's Novel

Words: 1160
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Jews in "Ivanhoe" Sir Walter Scott's novel Ivanhoe makes Jews central to the plot, but it is not an anti-Semitic book. Despite the inclusion of some traditional stereotypes which…

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16 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Management and Leadership Strategies Were

Words: 5635
Length: 16 Pages
Type: Essay

Specifically, Caesar masterfully showed how through building alliances one may achieve power and rise to the top of the leadership tier even in a group or society as vast…

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15 Pages
Thesis

Sports - Women

Japanese History Attribute Meiji Masculinity

Words: 4126
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Thesis

Disorder does not descend from Heaven, It is the spawn of a woman. 10 Contemporaneous with relocating the capital from Edo to Tokyo was the drawing up of the…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Dante Is Characterized as a

Words: 1057
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For some people, beating on drums and meditation is a spiritual way to experience their religion on a higher level, which releases a different understanding. The Decameron includes a…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Chivalric Code Refers to the

Words: 352
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

To counter the fast moving armies, some European nobles started fighting on horseback too. Since maintenance of horses was expensive and cavalry training difficult, the feudal lords or kings…

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15 Pages
Research Paper

Literature

Guinevere Depictions of Guinevere in

Words: 4674
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Research Paper

The French tradition of the Arthurian legends, however, are far less overtly political in their approach to the tales and to Guinevere in particular, and though politics and loyalties…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Green Knight vs The Mario

Words: 1712
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mario, however, is not so lucky. He finds Bowser, and is forced to do battle with the giant beast until Bowser inadvertently casts himself into the fiery abyss of…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Nellie Mcclung

Words: 3239
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Nellie McClung Many women and children live in substandard and marginal conditions in many parts of the world and they need a voice to transmit those conditions and voting…

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14 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

19th Century British Literature

Words: 3946
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Term Paper

medieval romance has inspired literature for generations. The magic of the Arthurian romance can be traced to Celtic origins, which adds to it appeal when we look at it…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Horrors of the 14th Century -- Barbara

Words: 1769
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Horrors of the 14th Century -- Barbara Tuchman's a Distant Mirror turns the image of the quaint, chivalric Middle Ages in Europe into an image of a divided land,…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Women in Medieval Society During

Words: 1963
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This gave her husband the right to sell any of her property and she was not in a position to object in any way. Religious women with their vows…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Marie De France Lanval and

Words: 1806
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The wife's lie is revealed in "Bisclavet" because the inner humanity of the werewolf does shine through, albeit to another man. "This beast understands, feels like a man," says…

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Book Review

Literature

Courtier Baldassarre Castiglione's Classic Book of the

Words: 1925
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Book Review

Courtier Baldassarre Castiglione's classic Book of the Courtier was set in the ducal palace at Urbino in the early-16th Century. Because of the Duke's illness, he always went to…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Arthurian Literature

Words: 5193
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Pearl Poet's Sir Gawain The Arthurian Legends are one of the most mysterious of Middle English literature. For many years historians have tried to match King Arthur to one…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Role of Women in Shaw's Mrs Warren's Profession

Words: 2629
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mrs. Warrant's Profession: The Intellectual, the Victim, and the Conventional Woman Mrs. Warren's Profession" by George ernard Shaw was a play written more than a hundred years ago in…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Knight in History

Words: 1037
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Knight in History by Frances Gies. Specifically, it will explain the author's purpose and main points in writing the book. "The Knight in History" is a detailed look at…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Hero in Literature and the Hunt Symbolism

Words: 2642
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

unter and the unted: Courtly Love and the Many Faces of the ero Literature abounds in depictions of the hero. Solomon, Esther, Gawain, and countless others call to mind…

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2 Pages
Essay

Education

Early Medieval and Contemporary Education

Words: 638
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Assignment 1 According to Gutek (1995), the church in the medieval period exercised a virtual dominance of formal education through direct or indirect means. During this period, formal education…

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12 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Project Management History of Project

Words: 3534
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Essay

The study of physics, optics and biology of the eye contributed to the development of the quadrant and sextant. The Islamic world also created the concept of a library.…

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6 Pages
Essay

Literature

Scarlet at the Time it

Words: 1864
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Sherlock Holmes is presently associated with a deerstalker hat, a pipe and a magnifying glass, but few people know that the first description of the character has nothing to…

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19 Pages
Journal

Literature

Beowulf as a Hero Lesson

Words: 8817
Length: 19 Pages
Type: Journal

Your answer should be at least five sentences long. The Legend of Arthur Lesson 1 Journal Entry # 9 of 16 Journal Exercise 1.7A: Honor and Loyalty 1. Consider…

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10 Pages
Journal

Drama - World

Beowulf as a Hero Lesson

Words: 2900
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Journal

Those with issues to overcome are always more heroic. Hector also becomes a hero when, after at first running from Achilles, he eventually stands up to him and dies…

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5 Pages
Essay

Film

Chinese Film Analysis the Process

Words: 1916
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

(Chu 58 -- 67) it is also important to note that the film has an emotional / cultural tie, to the director Ann Hui. As a child, she immigrated…

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3 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Troubadours During the French Renaissance

Words: 983
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Troubadours actually represent an example of that change in the social set up that signifies individualistic approach. Troubadours represent the rejection of social locks on the ability of people…

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2 Pages
Journal

Race

Race Ethnicity Class Gender Reading

Words: 686
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Journal

The predominating media sentiment according to Ransby was that of 'blaming the victim,' or blaming the impoverished residents for being insufficiently prepared for the disaster. Ransby suggests that the…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Religious Culture in Korea

Words: 1448
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Confucianism promotes the "ideal of the scholar, who cultivates virtue in oneself and shares it through service in government, teaching, and daily life," Canda explains on page 1. The…

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2 Pages
Essay

Military

Wallace Stevens' Poem The Death

Words: 700
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Thus, we can see that the perils of man seem meaningless in the overall scheme of the world, "hen the wind stops, and, over the heavens / The clouds…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Film

John Woo Ng Yu-Sum as

Words: 1609
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

" Hard Target, 1993 -- His first Hollywood movie. Face-off, 1997 -- John Travolta and Nicholas Cage helped create Woo's first real Hollywood blockbuster on the third try. Mission…

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