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  • Major General Stanley And The Pirate King
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    Pirates of Penzance - Critique The Pirates of Penzance was an opera performed by the Southwest Texas Opera Workshop. The Pirates of Penzance, composed by Gilbert & Sullivan, is a light-hearted parody of the traditional opera. This opera takes place somewhere in the British Virgin Islands. It is about a boy, Frederic, who is to be apprenticed by his nurse, Ruth, to become a pilot. Ruth mistakes the word pilot for pirate and apprentices him to a band of pirates. She, too, remains with them as a ma...
  • Deepest Between The Cid And King Alfonso
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    "As soon as the Cid caught sight of the King he ordered all his men to halt... He knelt down on his hands and knees on the ground and with his teeth he pulled up a mouthful of grass. With tears of joy streaming from his eyes he showed in this way his complete submission to his liege lord, Alfonso". What would cause a grown man to act in such a manner? The Cid was the ruler of Valencia, and the leader of thousands of soldiers. The Cid has defeated countless enemies and have been victorious in all...
  • King's 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 the...
  • Western Version Of King Leer
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    Multiple Viewpoints of Shakespeare's King Lear Shakespeare's King Lear is a tragic about an aging King of Britain and his three daughters. When it comes time to divide his kingdom, he puts his daughters through a test to prove how much they love him. The two older daughters, Goner il and Regan, give King Lear flattering answers and therefore receive great amounts of finer land. The third and youngest daughter, Cordilia, says that she has no words to describe how much she loves her father. King L...
  • King Lear And A Thousand Acres
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    King Lear & A Thousand Acres: The Storms That Loom Within Our Lives ByD. Dadds World Literature English 206 May 2, 2004 Dadds 1 Thesis Statement: The similarities that have been revealed in King Lear and A Thousand Acres are havoc, turmoil and dysfunction that so many families have been plagued with for centuries. There have been many movies made in the last century that have remarkable similarities to movies and plays made decades ago. This is true with the movie A Thousand Acres. A Thousand Ac...
  • 1492 Ferdinand And Isabella
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    Timeline of Queen Isabella 1451-Isabella was born (April 22) to King John II of Castile and his second wife, Isabella of Portugal in Madrigal de las Alt as Torres, in Castile. 1452-Ferdinand was born (March 10) to King John II of Aragon and Juana Enriquez in Sos, Aragon. 1454-King John II of Castile died. 1454-Isabella's half-brother Henry IV became King. 1455-Isabella's brother Prince Enrique married Princess Juana. 1460-King Henry IV offered the hand of Isabella to Don Carlos, Prince of Viana....
  • Akhenaten And Nefertiti
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    Famed throughout the ancient world for her outstanding beauty, Akhenaten's queen Nefertiti Remains one of the best known of the queens of Egypt. Nefertiti, which means a beautiful woman has come. "Ahenaton's own words describe Nefertiti: "The hereditary princess, great of favor, Mistress of happiness, gay with the two feathers, at hearing whose voice one rejoices, soothing the hart of the king at home, pleased at all that is said, the great and beloved wife of the king, lady of the two lands, Ne...
  • Competition Between His Three Daughters
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    Competition is everywhere in our society today. We see it in the media, athletic competitions, in schools, and at the places we work. Everyone is striving to be something better. It is said that competition enriches our society and as long as we continue to keep up our competitive spirit our communities will continue to thrive. William Shakespeare saw competition and capitalism in society in a different light. He didn't see this as a wonderful opportunity to gain power and wealth; he saw this as...
  • Quest To Retrieve A Magic Potion
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    Pulsar's Quest To Retrieve The Magic Potion This is an adventure about a young boy named Pulsar, who was on a quest to retrieve a magic potion to cure the King's daughter. Legend says an Evil Water God named Aquarius fiercely guards this potion. During Pulsar's quest to trace the magic potion he crosses many life and death situations. In his travels he encounters evil Trolls whom Pulsar has to battle with to the death. Pulsar also makes friends with a Gnome named Ferr a who decides to help Pulsa...
  • Shelter King Leer
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    What defines a great individual? Their actions, is what defines whether they are great or poor. If their actions are noble, they will be great. They are noble if they show wisdom and care towards others. The character of King Leer, in William Shakespeare's play of the same name, is betrayed by his own daughters, then falls into insanity. In this state he becomes compassionate and caring to those around him as well as a wiser man. First of all, King Leer demonstrates compassion outside in the sto...
  • Daughters Name Of King Lear
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    God created us with different characteristics and our own self-concusses. But people will think about this play with anger and hate. What I am talking about is the wickedness and the cruelty set in this play. If we are to have a happy ending, we are to reflect on one's action and hope that we have the knowledge and the common sense to see and change our wicked ways. In Shakespeare's 5th play, King Lear, there are two rules of man that we are suppose to see. One is " What goes around, comes aroun...

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