Term Papers on Arts and Movies
Compare And Contrast: "Dune" By Herbert And "Star Wars" By Lucas
Number of words: 400 - Number of pages: 2
.... race called Jawas who live out in the desert in the story
In Dune the main character is a teenage boy whose father was killed
by the evil Vladmir, a powerful leader who he must confront and kill. The
main character finds out that Vladmir is related to him, he is his uncle.
He also starts to learn about a powerful force from someone close to him,
his mother. Similarly, in Star Wars the main character is a teenage boy,
whose father was killed by the evil Darth Vader, whom he must confront.
Darth Vader also turns out to be related to the main c .....
Light And Darkness Found Within The Gospel Of John And In Sophocles' Drama Antigone
Number of words: 1156 - Number of pages: 5
.... truth to permeate throughout one's lifetime. John's light, as the
manifesta tion ofthe logos, presents truth and enlightenment to humanity, but
also ensures a glorified and joyous afterlife through Christ's salvation.
Teiresias, the voice of fate and harbinger of truth in Sophocles' play
Antigone, humbly enters the drama by addressing the malevolent Creon and stating
that he "must walk by another's steps and see with another's eyes" (Antigone,
102). The wise prophet was metaphorically declaring that he delivered the
message of a higher truth. Thi .....
Riefenstahl's Triumph Of The Will: A Work Of Art
Number of words: 2249 - Number of pages: 9
.... content from form? Can Nazi art be considered great art although we know their message is against humanity? With reference to Ben Shahn’s book, The Shape of Content, I will examine these questions in an attempt to show that great art like anything labelled great must first accomplish certain goals which include excellence in and impact of content and form Although Triumph of the Will is nearly great, its content and history cripple the art, demoting it to a great technical film and as an example of flawed talent. Triumph of the Will, though eloquent and innovati .....
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Love
Number of words: 782 - Number of pages: 3
.... Hermia and not her. Demetrius stole Helena’s heart, and now is after Hermia. Helena wants to be like Hermia because then Dimities would like her. “Sickness is catching: O were favour so, Yours would I catch, Fair Hermia, ere I go, My ear should catch your voice, my eye your eye, My tongue should catch your tongue’s sweet melody.” (Act I, Scene I, Line 184-6). When the fairy juice is applied to Lysander and Demetrius and they begin to love Helena, Hermia becomes jealous of Helena because her love, Lysander, does not love her. The jealousy in these characte .....
Number of words: 1084 - Number of pages: 4
.... liberal aspects are ideas such as feminine politics, justice, recognition, and determination. For example, Lysistrata is a woman who is always determined to get her way. She feels that victory is not just important in the definition of winning an outcome, but that victory should be the primary priority. Her determination to win her battle against the Greek men will not be judged or questioned. this liberal trait is an outstanding aspect concerning women because she ceases to be denied.
Lysistrata: Enough of these shams, you wretched creatures.
You w .....
The Philosophy Of Life According To Macbeth
Number of words: 688 - Number of pages: 3
.... want to deal with life and focused on it as just a "walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more" (V.v.25-27. As he saw it, life was like a big production where everyone has a time limit on what they have to do. This particular philosophy is brought on by the various things Macbeth has went through in his life.
The loss of lady Macbeth must have had an enormous impact on his way of thinking. Lady Macbeth died, apparently, due to her insanity. Macbeth loses his wife, and all he has is as kingdom to rule .....
Shakespeare's Definition Of A Ghost
Number of words: 1195 - Number of pages: 5
or mission. On the other hand, the ghost could be the devil disguised in the
form of a deceased loved one, tempting to procure the soul of one of the living.
The nonbelievers among the Elizabethans saw ghosts as omens, telling of troubled
time ahead, or simply as the hallucinations of a crazed person or group.
Shakespeare recognized the complexity of the Elizabethan ghost's identity and
played off of the confusion, making the question of identity a key theme to his
play. Throughout Hamlet Shakespeare explores each of the possible identities of
the ghost wit .....
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.... as a storehouse for offerings.
This shelter consisted of a cella (back wall), a pronaos (columned porch),
an opisthodomus (enclosure), an antae (bronze grills securing the porches),
and a colonnade that provided shelter for visitors.
The earliest monumental buildings in Greek architecture were the
temples. Since these were solidly built and carefully maintained, they had
to be replaced only if destroyed. The architectural orders, Doric on the
mainland and Ionic in the eastern Aegean, were developed in the archaic
temples, and their lasting example tended .....