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  • Frog Princess
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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 ...
  • Dorothy's Yellow Brick Road
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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...
  • Fear 2 Twenty Innocent People
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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 against ...
  • Vision As Witches
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    Witches Children For the month's reading assignment I read the historical novel called Witches Children: A Story of Salem by Patricia Clapp. Although at times it was somewhat repetitive and the characters under-developed, it was historically accurate and deepened my understanding of the witch trials to a greater extent. When we were assigned the reading based on this topic, it mentioned the victims (usually young girls) who were thrown in convulsions and visions of witches. The book raised these...
  • Kit Tyler
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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...
  • Harry Potter An The Prison Of Azkaban
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    The book is about Harry potter an the prison of Azkaban. It is book 3 of a series of 4 extraordinary books written by J.K. Rowling. In this book Harry potter is a 13 year old in his 3rd year at hogwarts's school of witch craft and wizard y. In the beginning Harry leaves the his muggle (non-magical) family, because he blows up his aunt Petunia. He packs all of his trucks and got on a special bus going to diag on alley (a magical city in Britain). On the bus he learned that Sirius black had escape...
  • Edmund Back To Aslan
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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 lef...
  • Aslan's Army And The Witches Army
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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. Anot...
  • Old Witch
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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...
  • Snow White The Witch
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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...
  • True Ly
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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 '...
  • Actual Existence Of Witches
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    THE CRUCIBLE During the seventeenth century and well into the eighteenth century, belief in the reality of witches was widespread both in America and in Europe. Thousands of people were put to death during the period; and a few people questioned the actual existence of witches, but the only problem was how to identify one? The Puritans accepted most readily the idea of witches existing in society. Part of this is the result in the complete acceptance of the Bible as totally accurate and would al...
  • Harry's Letters
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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 h...
  • Macbeth The Witchs Lines
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    The first scene is very short, but full of impact. The thunder and lightning alone give it a dramatic opening, which grabs the interest of the audience, as it is representative of evil. These dramatic sound effects help to set the eerie and supernatural atmosphere that Shakespeare wanted to create along with the witches. Instead of seeing Macbeth, Shakespeare audience is faced with three weird-looking women. The witches introduce us to a dark, dangerous play, in which the theme of evil is centra...
  • Zande Witch Doctor
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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 ...
  • Innocent In Order
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    One of the most awful chapters in human history, timeless oppression. Parallels between The Crucible, and more modern examples of "witch hunting" such as the McCarthy hearings of the 1950's, are appalling. Other such time periods in history, including the 1940's Japanese American Internment era, the Apartheid struggle of South Africa, or Hitlers horrid Holocaust, all exemplify persecution and discrimination similarly. Each in the midst of a poignant theme, societies often trying to suppress indi...
  • Witches Prophecies For Macbeth
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    It is dark and dreary, there is a storm rolling in. From a distance one can hear three strange voices plotting to meet someone of great courage and strength. This is the opening scene to the famous play, Macbeth written by Shakespeare. The readers, or audience in those times, first get introduced to three characters that will be essential throughout the whole story, the witches. The witches take on many roles and functions. They are there to foreshadow events that will occur at a later point in ...
  • Dahls Witches
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    Introduction Like all of Roald Dahls books, The Witches is a highly entertaining and humorously sarcastic look at many of the fears and realities that children face. As the title indicates, this particular Dahl story is about witches. From this simple understanding we know that the tale is about women, for only women are witches, males are warlocks. With that perspective in mind the following paper examines how one could look at Dahls story from a feminist perspective. The Witches It should be n...
  • Arabic Culture
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    Mr. Arabic Literature Anthony Balding Mr. Crudele English IV December 10, 2000 Arabic Literature I. 1. Many would say that the Arabian culture has contributed the most to our culture in the areas of science and philosophy. 2. However they have also contributed much in the area of literature. 3. You can see there influences in the books before you. II. 1. Possibly the oldest form of Arabian literature are the qaida witch is a kind of lyrical poem that expresses a noble feeling. -These early poems...
  • End Mike And Heather
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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...

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