• Chapter By Chapter Of Lion Witch And The Wardrobe
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    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Chapter Summary Chapter 1: Lucy Looks into a Wardrobe Four siblings, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are sent from their home in London to live in a mansion with an old Professor to avoid war. The children discover a room with a wardrobe Lucy stays in the room. Lucy goes inside. She finds a row of fur coats. She feels the fur. The soft fur becomes hard like a tree. Lucy notices a light. She moves towards the light and finds herself in a snowy wood. Lucy frigh...
  • Salem Witch Trials
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    Witches Today and Yesterday What is the difference between witches in today's society and witches in the past? Why were people accused of being witches? What were the punishments people got when they were accused of being a witch and found guilty? How is the witch trials repeated in history? When someone talks about witches what's the first thing that comes to mind? Most people think of witches from movies such as the witch in the "Wizard of Oz" or in "Snow White and the Sevens Dwarfs." These tw...
  • Witchcraft In The Colonies
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    Witchcraft in the Colonies Salem, Massachusetts Thesis-In Salem fear of the different led to mass hysteria and panic, people lashed out blindly and accused the innocent. I. Causes A. by late 1640's witchcraft shifted dramatically 1. began spinning out of control 2. began rising in accusations. for many years people believed in witches 1. Christianity spread through out early Europe 2. after spread of Christianity, witches were accused of flirting with the devil. C. accusations were made agains...
  • The Protagonist Ofthe Witch Of The Blackbird Pond
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    The Witch of Blackbird Pond; Elizabeth George Speare; Fiction; 223 pgs; 1958 The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Spear is about Kit Tyler, a young woman, living in the time period of 1687. Kit is left without a family in Barbados and she has no choice but to travel to her only relatives in Connecticut. Her aunt, uncle and two cousins Judith and Mercy are surprised by Kit's spirited nature and unconventional views on life. Kit finds it difficult to fit in with her new surroundings and...
  • Predictions I Think That Hannah Kit Witch Nat
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    CH 1 The main character loads a ship called the dolphin. While on the dolphin she makes some friends and some enemies. A lot of the people on the ship think she is a witch. They think this because she jumped off the boat and she could. Predictions I think once they arrive the people on the dolphin will put kit on a witch trial. I dont believe youre a witch if you can swim CH 2 No one is talking to Kit right now. Her friend Nat teases her a lot. It seems that at this point that Kit loves to read...
  • Crucible Events Witch Hunt
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    In the Crucible, Salem was presented as a town in peril. Satan was at work in the town and its citizens were going crazy. People were being persecuted for casting "spells" on people and if someone even mentioned your name and you were related to witchery, you could be put to death, even if you didn't do anything. There are also other incidents that are quite similar to the calamity in Salem. For example, in the province of Germany and Poland, Jews were slaughtered and put in concentration camps ...
  • The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe
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    The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe By C. S. Lewis The four children, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy had to stay at the home of a professor in the time of the second world war. Because there was not much to do and it rained a lot, the children decided to look around the house. They came across a room that had nothing in it, but a big wardrobe. Peter, Susan and Edmund found nothing interesting, and left the room. But Lucy opened the wardrobe, and looked inside. There were many coats in it. She l...
  • The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe An Analysis
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    The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe: An Analysis The main characters in this story are Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. During a war in London they were sent to a professor's house outside London. Lucy, while exploring with her brothers and sister, found a secret passage through the wardrobe to Naria, a secret world. In Naria there are other characters. One of them is the White Witch, also known as the Queen of Naria, who was like a tyrant. If anyone disobeyed her she turned them to stone. Ano...
  • Story Of Rapunzel Ram Pion
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    This summary is about the life of a couple who wanted to have children but they were unable to. They lived in a house where there was a small window at the back of their house which lead them to a garden who belongs to an old witch who was famous for her well-known power in the entire world. There was one moment which the wife was looking at the small window and there she was amazed by the beauty of the plants that were planted in that garden. When she was looking at the bed full of the finest r...
  • The Magic Circle Ugly One
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    The Magic Circle The Magic Circle, by Donna Jo Napoli dealt with three main characters. In the story a woman named The Ugly One possesses the power to heal. The woman has a beautiful daughter named Asa. The Ugly one is a sorcerer; who also helps sick people who are possessed by demons. The Ugly one becomes a witch after biting the finger off a deformed baby child and desiring an exquisite golden ring. The main character is The Ugly Sorcerer who is a hunchback. At first she helps deliver childre...
  • Witchcraft Ideas And Their Parallels Across The World
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    Witchcraft is said to be the most widespread cultural phenomenon in existence today and throughout history. Even those who shun the ideas of witchcraft cannot discount the similarities in stories from all corners of the globe. Witchcraft and its ideas have spread across racial, religious, and language barriers from Asia to Africa to America. Primitive people from different areas in the world have shockingly similar accounts of witchcraft occurrences. In most cases the strange parallels cannot be...
  • Mccarthy Era And Salem Witch Trials
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    The McCarthy Era and the Salem Witch Trials The McCarthy era is very similar to the Salem Witch trials. They are both similar, because they both dealt with hysteria. Hysteria is an uncontrollable fear or outburst of emotion. Both things had to do with people accusing each other of people being communist, and people being witches. The McCarthy era, took place in the twentieth century. It had to do with people thinking that other people were communist. Since people thought that others were commun...
  • Witchcraft And Its Effects On Society
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    Witchcraft is a phenomenon that has captured the minds of millions since the beginning of history. These so-called witches have caused fear, hatred, interest, widespread panic, and a variety of other emotions in other people from all over the world. Every society and civilization on this planet have all some form of witchcraft in their history. Witchcraft itself has a deep history of its own causing it to be recognized in literature and modern society. First, witchcraft has a very fascinating hi...
  • The Crucible Witch Hunt
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    The Crucible Many of the characters in The Crucible become changed by the end of the play. Three of the characters who change a lot are John Proctor, Reverend Hale, and Mary Warren. It is shown that John Proctor changes in his willingness to have anything to do with the witch hunt and his moral decisions. Reverend Hale changes his personal outlook on and role in the witch hunt throughout the play, and he changes his general attitude towards the justness of witch hunts, the court, and the church....
  • Salem People Witch Town
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    The Salem Witchcraft Trials: A Time of Fear and Confusion Imagine, just for a minute, living in a time and place where you are not free to practice your own religious or spiritual beliefs and you are forced to live in fear because of persecution by the church and everyone around you. Persecution back in 1692 in Salem Massachusetts was a very real, very serious thing. Those persecuted were hanged, burned, and even pressed against rocks if found guilty of witchcraft. The Salem Witchcraft Trials st...
  • The Place Of Witch Doctors In Zande Society
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    The Place of Witch-Doctors in Zande Society As much of Zande society, the character of witch doctors is overseen by political authorities, such as the nobles and princes. Although the profession of a witch-doctor is exclusively only a commoner profession, the nobles do have some interest with the activities of the witch-doctor. Nobles seem to have a broader range of concerns, since many of the political interests are added to their everyday responsibilities. A prince that owns a large number or ...
  • Witchcraft In Medieval England
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    "You shall not permit a sorceress to live" (Ex. 22: 18). Introduction The ancient belief in witchcraft and magic has existed for a very long time, having been mentioned in the tales of Homer in ancient Greece and even in the Bible. Witches are supposed to be females that have supernatural powers for evil purposes. A male with such powers is called a warlock, sorcerer or wizard. The Craze The first man to take action against heretics was John XXII, who was Pope from 1316 to 1334. A century later...
  • Three Sovereigns For Sarah
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    The Salem Witch Hysteria was horrific time in New England's history that affected many people, including Sarah Cloyce. The documentary Three Sovereigns for Sarah explores the causes and effects of the Salem Witch Hysteria of 1692. The documentary focus on Sarah Cloyce, who was accused of being a witch. Although Sarah survived, her sisters Rebecca Nurse and Mary Esty were hanged. After the witch hysteria ended Sarah Cloyce was pardoned. She later appeared before the Court of Inquiry with hopes of...
  • Anne Sexton Witch Poem Light
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    ANNE SEXTON Her Kind This is a poem that is filled with imagery that the author uses to identify the reader with what I feel were personal stresses in her own life. In class we talked about Anne as an emotionally challenged women who couldn? t cope with every day life. The Title of the poem suggests by saying? Her? that she is talking about someone else that she could relate to. However I think that instead she might have been talking about her self. Through out the poem she shows the Worlds vi...
  • Blair Witch Mike Trees Scene
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    Blair Witch Project An Analytical Essay Essay, Blair Witch Project An Analytical Essay Blair Witch Project An Analytical Essa Anita Maiezza Power of film David Grey December 5, 2000 The Blair Witch Project is a mock documentary on three film students: Heather, Mike and Shaun, who go out and shoot their own documentary on the Blair Witch. This Blair Witch apparently haunts a forest in Burkittsville Maryland and these students are going to find out firsthand if this rumor is true. Unfortunately th...