• Dorothy Wicked Witch
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    The Development of Dorothy The movie The Wizard of Oz opens on a farm in Kansas. The lead character is a twelve-year-old girl named Dorothy. Dorothy exists in a world limited by aged beliefs and fears, which make up a great part of her reality. In Kansas, Dorothy is a twelve-year-old girl, with twelve-year-old needs and emotions. I feel that the movie is a device by which we can analyze Dorothy in all states of mind, her conscious, pre-conscious, and unconscious. I believe that Sigmund Freud pr...
  • The Frog Princess Back Swamp Find
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    "The Frog Princess" 2/6/05 This book is about a princess named Emma who is clumsy always trips over herself and when she laughs she sounds like a donkey. She has an aunt Grassina who's a witch. She goes to a near by swamp and meets a talking frog. The frog claims to be a prince and he wants her to kiss him. But the princess just goes home and tells nobody, what she found. Feeling bad she goes back to the swamp and decides to kiss the frog to see if he really is a prince. And he said that if she...
  • Bad Witch Dorothy Good Heart
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    Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, a Zen master? The Tin Man an enlightenment seeker? "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" a mantra? Joey Green's, The Zen of Oz, is a witty, whimsical, and surprisingly insightful introduction to Eastern Philosophy via one of the world's most beloved movies. It delivers universal truths in a charming, non-preachy, fashion allowing you to explore Dorothy's yellow brick road, as well as your own. Along the way, you will discover original song lyrics, your favorite dial...
  • The Salem Witch Trails
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    The Salem witch trials began with the accusation of people in Salem of being witches. But the concept of witchcraft started far before these trials and false accusations occurred. In the early Christian centuries, the church was relatively tolerant of magical practices. Those who were proved to have engaged in witchcraft were required only to do penance. But in the late Middle Ages (13 th century to 14 th century) opposition to alleged witchcraft hardened as a result of the growing belief that ...
  • Witches This Was Necessary To Combat The Devil Witch Authorities Belief
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    The European witch craze is easily understood when placed within the historical context of the seventeenth century. Explain this statement, supporting your answer by discussing issues of gender, politics, economics, and religion. The European witch craze is easily understood when placed within the historical context of the seventeenth century. At this time, there were economic hardships, religious rivalries, and troubled politics. Also, during this time, most Europeans were looking around for a...
  • The Witch Hunt In Modern Europe
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    THE WITCH-HUNT IN MODERN EUROPE By: Brian Levack The Witch-Hunt in Modern Europe by Brian Levack proved to be an interesting as well as insightful look at the intriguing world of the European practice of witchcraft and witch-hunts. The book offers a solid, reasonable interpretation of the accusation, prosecution, and execution for witchcraft in Europe between 1450 and 1750. Levack focuses mainly on the circumstances from which the witch-hunts emerged, as this report will examine. The causes of w...
  • Blair Witch Movie Search Three
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    The Blair Witch There is much controversy surrounding the legend of the Blair Witch. This is all brought on by the latest movie and book called The Blair Witch Project. Is this interesting movie and book real Is the legend real That is what we all are wondering. Through careful reading of the book and careful examination of the movie a conclusion is ready to be made. The movie is a documentary. Three student filmmakers in search of the truth of the Blair Witch make it. These three students head...
  • King Soldier Dwarf Daughter
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    Magic Lighter Once upon a time, there was a soldier who served his king for many years. When war was over the king sent the soldier away and gave him nothing in return. With heavy heart he left the king and walked all day until he came to a house that belonged to an old witch. The witch let him in on a condition that he will do a task for her. She asked him to get a lighter out of an old dry well. When she was about to pull him out of the well, she told him to give her the lighter first, but th...
  • 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...
  • Witchcraft 2 Witch Craft
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    It seems that in today's society, new religions and practices are popping up all over the place. One of the oldest, yet fastest growing faiths today is witchcraft. This earth-based, nature oriented belief has been established since the thirteenth century, but it is not until recently that it has began to spread across the world. Everywhere we look we see something associated with the practice of wicca. The new movie release, Blair Witch Project, for instance, is a good example of the growing bel...
  • True Witch Exist World
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    I think desc arts was right about the only thing we can true ly know is that we exist. All other thoughts, feelings, and the like must be questioned. Because we are human and to be human is to be f alible. We can not a sume that we are correct in our basic about anything. Even the idea that we do exist (in some context) must be questioned. The answer to that questioning must inevitably be yes. I as the preciser of the world must exist. My cape ability to ask 'Do I in fact exist?' is proof that ...
  • The Crucible And The Mccarthy
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    The Crucible and the McCarthy Era Arthur Miller's The Crucible, depicts the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692 but is analogous to the McCarthy trials of the 1950 s. In both situations, widespread hysteria occurs, stemming from existing fears of the people of that particular era. The Salem witch hunt trials parallel the McCarthy era in three major aspects: unfounded accusations, hostile interrogation of numerous innocent people and the ruination and death of various people's lives. The unfounded ac...
  • Witch Salem Village
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    In the winter of 1692, a wave of witch hysteria surrounded the settlement of Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The accusations began with two little girls who were acting strangely. There are many underlying factors to why these thoughts of witchcraft started coming about. These issues were going on before that winter of 1692. The winter of 1692 was the onset of the hysterics behind the witchcraft trials. To understand the reasons behind the hysteria, you have to know a little about...
  • Monty Python Logic Witch Ironic
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail Logic affects our lives everyday. We use it both subconsciously and consciously to make decisions which can be as important as our careers, or as insignificant as what to eat for lunch. Logic can also be used in other ways. Ironically, others' bad logic can result in us learning something just as much as we learn from our own bad decisions. This is shown in Monty Python's Quest for the Holy Grail. One example of this ironic use of logic is with the trial of the wi...
  • Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone
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    Harry Potter starts off slow, but gets very interesting near the end. In the beginning, you meet the Dursleys, Harry's aunt, uncle, and their son Dudley. Then you learn that Harry's parents were witches, and that they were destroyed by a evil wizard. A good witch, Albus Dumbeldoor, sends Harry to the Dursleys, because they " re his only remaining family. The Dursleys however, hated Harry and his family, so Harry was mistreated for years. He was forced to live in a cuborrod under the stairs. He ...
  • Abby Marry Witch Girls
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    7. I have chosen the character Abigail and will show the impact she had on the witch hunt in Salem because of her strong leadership and the accusations she made towards others in Salem. Abby was a very fluensul girl in the play and the other girls looked up to her and would follow along for what ever she told them. A few examples of something that she did was she wanted to get rid of elizabeth so she used the witch hunts to here advanatege. She seen Marry Warren in court making a poppet for Eliz...
  • Book Review Demonic Possessions On Trial
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    Demonic Possession on Trial by William W. Coventry was written based on the author's thesis to earn his Master of Arts in History from the University of Vermont. The book's purpose is to examine and explore certain witch-craft cases that took place before the Salem witch trials occurred in order to identify the behaviors and ideas that shaped them. It was unclear from reading the book what the author's views of the cases were; although, he seemed to show sympathy towards the supposed witch's per...
  • Salem Witch Trials Village People Religion
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    "Fear and paranoia over lost control sometimes led to gruesome excesses... Salem Village during the 1690 s was a case in point." (Nash and Graves, 50) Many events that occurred in the late 17 th Century were results of animosity and aggression between Salem Town and Salem Village. The tension between the two villages created an idea of one being possessed by the devil. With that, unjustified events such as Salem witch trails took place in order to remedy the problem. In the early 17 th Century w...
  • Bless Me Ultima Trementina Sisters
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    In the story Bless Me Ultima by Rudolf o Anaya, there are clues that are left throughout the story that lead the reader to one of two conclusions depending on how the reader sees the characters and there actions. the first conclusion is that Ultima is a messenger form satin and is working for the devil himself. The second conclusion is that Ultima is a person that walks the earth and preforms miracles and saves lives through the use of her magic and power. Ever person in the story that hears the...
  • The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe
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    The implied reader of this story would be someone willing to believe in a world such as Narnia, where the personification of animals is real and where children can become Kings and Queens. Not only would the reader have to believe in the imaginative reality of Narnia but also in the characters portrayed in the novel, for example Mr. Tum nus, "[f]rom the waist upward he was like a man, but his legs were shaped like a goat's (the hair on them was glossy black) and instead of feet he had goat's hoo...