• Quest For The Holy Grail
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    Jim Dougherty Mrs. Shah English IV 541-08 10 October 2000 King Arthur's Quest for the Holy Grail The Quest for the Holy Grail was the greatest and noblest of all quests for King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table. The Holy Grail was believed to be the cup used by Jesus Christ at the Last Supper, and it was the cup that caught Christ's blood when he was thrust in the side with a spear at his crucifixion. Joseph of Arimathea, the wealthy man who allowed Christ to be placed in his tomb, is said to...
  • The Natural Fisher King
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    The role of symbolism in Bernard Malamud s The Natural is important in helping the reader understand the theme and meaning of the novel as well as the time period in which it took place. Malamud s use of symbolism defines the character of Roy Hobbs and shows how the events occurring around him affected his decisions and, eventually, his career. Symbolism in The Natural takes the form of characters, such as women who strongly influenced Roy; historical events, such as the infamous 1919 World Seri...
  • Holy Grail Parry Jack Helped
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    Jack, a cynical Manhattan disc jockey plunges into a suicidal depression when one of his outrageous comments inspires a crazed listener to shoot seven people in a fashionable nightspot. Redemption comes in the form of a derelict, ex-history professor named Parry whose wife was one of those killed by the sniper. Parry heads a gang of loony homeless people in the search for what he believes to be the Holy Grail. Jack helps Parry in his quest and in the process finds what he had been looking for, t...
  • Davinci Code Grail Find Vinci
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    The Da Vinci Code By Dan Brown For my book report I read The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. The Da Vinci Code has one main character and many supporting characters. The main character is Robert Langdon, a Harvard and professor. He is a tall American with coarse black hair and blue eyes. He is very intellectual and very modest. He is a quick thinker under pressure and doesn't give up easily. He is careful with his words. The most important supporting character is Sophie Never. She is a crypto logis...
  • The Search For The Holy Grail
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    What is the Holy Grail A chalice A philosophers's tone The bloodline of Christ In Arthurian romances the quest for the ever-elusive Holy Grail and the secrets therein was the highest spiritual pursuit one could embark on. In today's times it is a mental, rather than a physical, journey, and while not fraught with the danger it once was, it is still, for all practical purposes, an exciting and adventurous journey. To discover the truth of the identity of the Holy Grail, one must first look to see...
  • Monty Python Movie Knights Arthur
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a hilarious satire of the Crusades. The movie pokes fun at everything from the woman of the age to monsters to the Knights of the Round Table. It is a perfect example of satire, because it makes use of almost every satirical weapon, although humor is the most commonly used one. I will prove FX Fee ny, a professional movie reviewer wrong when he said, In theory, Hail Grail is a spoof of the legend of King Arthur, but John Cleese, ...
  • Monty Python And The Holy Grail
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    "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" is a satiric comedy about the quest of King Arthur. The movie starts out with Arthur, King of the Britons, looking for knights to sit with him at Camelot. He finds many knights including Sir Galahad the pure, Sir Lancelot the brave, the quiet Sir Bedevere, and Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir Lancelot. Through satire and parody of certain events in history (witch trials, the black plague) they find Camelot, but after literally a quick song and dance they ...
  • Galahad As A Christ Figure
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    Very few people can call themselves a Christ figure. There are so many elements that go into being a Christ figure. Galahad had all those elements. He was enraptured, he saw "the wonders of the Holy Grail", and he had disciples. Also, he made life better for human beings by sacrificing himself for others, he preformed miracles, and he heard holy voices and saw holy visions. Because of all that he did Galahad was a proven Christ figure of his time. Galahad would hear holy voices and see visions ...
  • Monty Python And The Holy Grail
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail In Monty Python and the Holy Grail, logic is used in an unfamiliar way. This logic does not deal with the nature of life, but deals with the more complex forms of logic that require the filling of blanks to make things work out. Although, for the most part certain things did not make sense, but yet they did express logic. They used environmental attributes to make sense of the complexities they had. The first application of logic found in the movie was in the firs...
  • Indiana Jones Movie Reports
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    Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade BY ROGER EBERT / May 24, 1989 Cast & Credits Indiana Jones: Harrison Ford Henry Jones: Sean Connery Marcus Brody: Den holm Elliott Elsa Schneider: Alison Doody Young Indy: River Phoenix Sallah: John Rhys-Davies Paramount Presents A Film Directed By Steven Spielberg. Executive Producers George Lucas And Frank Marshall. Written By Jeffrey Boat. Edited By Michael Kahn. Photographed By Douglas Slo combe. Music By John Williams. Running Time: 125 Minutes. Classifie...
  • Monte Python Compare Scenes To Real Life
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    Monte Python Compare/Contrast Paragraph #2 Scene: The Holy Grail This scene starts out with King Arthur and his nobel knights walking through a path. Then the skies open up and God speaks to them. "Arthur, Aaa arthur!" (Monte), say's God. Arthur answer's and asks what God wants. God requests that Arthur go search for the Holy Grail. The Holy Grail is generally considered to be the cup from which Christ drank at the Last Supper, and the one used by Joseph of Arima thea to catch his blood as he hu...
  • Indiana Jones Versus Arthurian Legends
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    Indiana Jones Epic versus King Arthur Legends Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a thrilling, modern-day adventure of a search for the Holy Grail. As a remake of many Medieval stories, several of the characters reflect upon the characters in King Arthur stories. With the ongoing chivalry theme of "Might for Right," Indiana struggles to unveil the secrets of the Holy Grail, and to protect it from theft by evil forces. The characters in this movie were based on those in the legends of King Arth...
  • Knights Of The Holy Sophronia Torrismund Agilulf
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    Suppose one day, you walk out of your manager's office, box in hand, head held low, walking towards your cubicle. Thinking just minutes before you entered the manager's office you were somebody, you had a purpose to society, and a job that needed to be filled. You based your identity on your role in society. But now, jobless, your self-esteem is at rock bottom, you have nothing to do, your identity had been shattered. Maybe you base your life around your identity which keeps you sane, you plea w...
  • Hitler's Search For Religous Artifacts During Wwii
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    We all know that Adolf Hitler was the primary catalyst for the emergence of the Third Reich in 1938 Germany. But there are many things that are overshadowed by his lust for genocidal world domination and the advancement of the Aryan race. One of these being his untiring search for objects of great religious and historical significance. There were three such objects he sought after throughout the span of the Second World War. The first being the Holy Lance thought to be used by the Roman centuri...
  • Consumerism Holy Grail
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    Dawe's ideas of consumerism may not be unique because there are many evidences from other sources that have shown similar ideas to his. For example there is a cartoon strip by Leunig called "The sunrise" which has the same idea / theme as "The Not-so-good Earth", another cartoon strip called "Entertainment Tonight" with the same ideas as "Enter without so much as knocking" and another one of Leuing's cartoon strips called "The Holy Grail" which has similar ideas as another one of Dawe's poems ca...
  • A Monty Python Version Of Camelot
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    David Sondergaard General Writing: Film Prof. Anus tup Basu A Monty Python Version of Camelot As a film that has become so popular that it has grown to be considered a cult favorite, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Gilliam and Jones, USA, 1991) is an entertaining retelling of the story of King Arthur and his knights and their search for the Holy Grail. Although it is stylized in medieval times, it is far from your traditional castles and chivalry sort of story. It has undergone the Monty Python...