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  • Fast Role Towards The Dragon The Knight
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    Dragon Slayer The musty odor lingered across his nose. 'This was it, this was the cave' he whispered under his breath. He knew this would be a challenge. The entrance of the cave was scattered with the bones of many who dared entered. He knew he had to do this even if this was the last thing he ever did. The young knight entered the musty cave with all the silence of a stalking leopard. The cave was a gloomy sight, even in the interior of the cave there were bones of many past knights. This was ...
  • Beowulf Strength And Courage In Fight Against The Dragon
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    In Beowulf, the protagonist Beowulf is shown as a hero with extrodinary strength. This is not what makes him a hero. By definition, a hero is a man of exceptional quality. However this term does not do Beowulf justice. His self-imposed purpose in life is to help others, and eventually sacrifices his own life in doing so. Beowulf's battle with the dragon serves as a critique of the notion that Beowulf is a hero. The Dragon section displays many of Beowulf's heo ric characteristics. Beowulf establ...
  • The Fifty First Dragon
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    "The Fifty - First Dragon " By Heywood Broun Settings: The first setting is in a knight school where Gawaine is taught how to be a knight. It also takes place in the forest where he beheads all the dragons and is almost fooled into being eaten. Plot: This story is about a student becoming a knight with no spirit at all named Gawaine le Coeur-Hardy. He was considered the least promising of all the pupils. The headmaster of the school thought he make better of Gawaine. He discussed about Gawaine w...
  • Breath Weapon Of A Dragon
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    Dragons Introduction: The dragon, long considered a mythical creature, which indeed once existed but is now extinct. The last one having died in captivity in 1911, was part of a traveling zoo where it was falsely labeled as a rare winged garter snake. Although scientists have so lonely disputed the existence of dragons because their attributes, anatomy and abilities appeared scientifically improbable. The key word being here: "improbable" and not impossible. Few fossils of dragons have ever been...
  • Hobbit The Dragon
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    Parallels between Beowulf and The Hobbit 'Canst thou draw out leviathan with a hook? Canst thou put an hook into his nose? Or bore his jaw through with a thorn... his scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal... Out of his mouth go burning lamps, and sparks of fire leap out. ' ; (Job: 1-2, 15, 19) When you take the time to compare modern stories about dragons with ancient one's it becomes obvious that modern writers use the same 'model dragon'; for their dragon character as did...
  • Challenging Of The Stereotypical Dragon
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    "A poem is nothing but a picture painted black and white". This anonymous quote perfectly explains ekphrastic poetry. Like a caption following a picture, a poem about a painting contains additional information relating to the contents of the painting. The information portrayed in the poem may not be the painters intended objective in painting what and how they painted. It is simply an opinionative description of what the poet sees. Paulo Uccello's aint George and the Dragon inspired poet U.A. Fa...
  • Dragon And John
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    Author-Barbara HamblyPublisher-Balentine Books Date of Publication-1987 The setting for Dragons bane was in about the 1400^1's in a place called War. Jenny John and Gareth are the main characters. Jenny is a wizard women who is always trying to advance her skills but still isn^1 t very good. John is Jenny^1's husband and is also a dragon^1's bane, which means that he has slayed a dragon. Gareth is a prince who^1's hero is John. And finalZyerne, she is also a wizard women whom is the most powerfu...
  • Hero Of The Dragons The Head Elder
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    ... guards tumbled to the ground. Dazhrej jumped onto his back and experienced a sensation he never thought possible, Flight. Azhwing flew across the landscape heading for the place he called home... Chapter 2 - The Dragon's Lair The mountain ranges to which Azhwing flew were riddled with caves and caverns. In the caves too high for mankind to reach lived the dragons. All the different dragons from the flightless fire breathing kind to the great dragons whose wingspan is larger than 10 ft. The e...
  • Elves And Dragons
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    The Hobbit The Hobbit By J.R.R. Tolkien. Don't judge a book by its cover. This famous phrase can very well be applied to the hobbit a small human like creature that goes along with 13 dwarves and a wizard. The wizard, Gandalf, has total faith in the little hobbit knowing full well that when the time comes he will serve the dwarves quite well. He does this with the help of a ring that makes him invisible. He saves the dwarves from evil spiders that wish to eat them. Uses it to help them escape th...
  • Komodo Dragons
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    On Komodo island you can find some of the largest lizards in the world. This is how the lizard got its name. Komodo is west of Flores, east of Sumbawa, and North of Sumba. Most people get to these islands by boat. If you are rich you can get there by a helicopter and get permission to land on the presidents landing pad. Komodo dragons can also be found on the island of Rica and other small surrounding islands. These islands are not what you usually think of when you think of a jungle island. The...
  • Cleverness Exhibited By Bilbo
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    The Cleverness Exhibited by Bilbo Help's him Throughout The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien is a masterful writer, and envelops the reader in his fantasy world through his hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. Throughout the story, Bilbo exhibits a certain mixture of bravery and cleverness that many times saves his life, and the lives of the dwarves. Exercising this cleverness, he successfully deals with the goblins, Gollum, the spiders, Smaug, and many other things. I will tell about how his cleverness saves his life i...
  • Dwarves And The Hobbit
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    In the enchanting story The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tonkin the main character undergoes a significant changes. The character goes from a peaceful fun loving hobbit to a brave daring adventurer who helps kill an evil dragon and steel a great treasure. Finally at the end starts his adventure home. It all begins one fine morning when Biblo Baggins got an unexpected knock on his door. He answered and an old man came in. First the hobbit did not notice who he was. Finally he remembered it was his old friend...
  • Evilness The Hijackers
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    Evilness occurs in everyday life. It is a quality that has been around since the beginning of time and will be around until the end if time. It is a quality in a person that never leads to anything good. It can be found in both literature as well as reality. Evilness can cause one to harm to the world, others, and eventually to themselves. Evilness has occurred all over in the world, in many different places, and many different ways. One example of evilness is a hijacking that took place in Afgh...
  • Anglo Saxon Period Warriors
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    The Anglo- Saxon period was a period of tribal societies that relied on their warriors to keep them safe. Their warriors were very important to them because this was a time of many invasions and bloodshed. A warrior had to be brave, strong, smart, trustworthy, and very loyal. A warrior had to be brave because there were many battles with dragons and giants and many other creatures of that nature. They couldn't be scared when it came down to the time for them to slay a fire-breathing dragon. The ...
  • Western Dragon The Eastern Dragons
    406 words
    Dragons are large reptilian creatures with a strong layer of scales and cold blood in their veins. There are legends of dragons from all over the world but the two main types of dragons are the eastern dragon (mainly from China or Japan) and the western dragon (Europe). Eastern dragons are quite different from those found in the west. The appearance of the eastern dragon varies slightly depending on status and sex but they all have the same basic look. The Eastern dragon has a long snake like bo...

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