The Prince in, “The Little Glass Slipper”, is only able to recognize Cinderella when she is in her aristocratic outfit, showing that material possessions are the key to the higher social classes. The Prince during the beginning of the ball sprints out to this “new princess” with such beauties leading to a sweep of silence over the ballroom as she walked in, leading to the the desisting of dancing and “violins [ceasing] to play” due to the fact that everyones eyes became fixated on the “unknown new-comer” (3). Perrault has the Prince at first sight see this aristocratic Princess, but underneath she has more to hide. An average man would think that he would be able to remember the “finest princess ever seen with with mortal eyes” (4), but Cinderella 's material possessions have him tricked. On top Cinderella is a beautiful princess, but underneath all of her material possessions lie her actual proletariat self.
Ava the Elephant Update – See What Happened After Shark Tank Ava the Elephant Before Shark Tank Ava the Elephant, originally called Emmy the Elephant, is a medicine dispenser that eliminates the scare many young children get when taking oral medicine. It was founded by Tiffany Krumins when one of the children she was watching would refuse to take medicine. With a background in medicine, Tiffany knew that many parents faced similar issues and that children weren’t afraid of the medicine, but rather the process. Tiffany set out to solve this issue and was able to create a prototype of Emma the Elephant with some basic supplies from the store such as sponges and fabric. Having no background in product development, however, Tiffany faced many challenges that early entrepreneurs do such as how early a patent was needed or how to get into retailers.
The story Water for Elephants by Sarah Gruen is a powerful love story that is set place in the 1930’s. The story focuses on the past and present life of Jacob Jankowski as he made a journey with the Benzini Brothers Circus after the sudden death of both of his parents leaving him on his own. Although, a work of fiction the story has many historical connections that in most way are extremely accurate. Some of these closely related events are the Benzini Brothers Circus disaster, the immense amount of animal abuse that takes place in circuses, and the time period showed the depression hit people during the 1930’s.
Then, we have Babar the Elephant who lives a carefree life until his mother is killed by hunters sacrificing herself for the herd’s safety. As the story continues young Babar is faced with the same situation and brave like his mother risk his life to save the herd as well. Amazingly, he 's not murdered only separated from his family so and learns to survive on his own. Personally, I think it’s sad how Elephants are killed by polluters for their tusks. In King Leopold’s Ghost, he used his power to rob Africa of its natural wealth which included ivory and many other resources.
At the beginning of the One and only Ivan, Ivan is caged at The Big Top Mall. Ivan is soulful that has suffered for years as mall employees and used to entertain a crowd. Ivan lives a hard life cooped up with no hope for the future. During the rising action, Ivan is introduced to a cute new baby elephant named Ruby. Ruby’s innocents and curiosity gives Ivan the inspiration he needs to hope for a better life.
With his father just being murdered by his uncle Claudius and Polonius banning the relationship between him and Ophelia, the only thought running through Hamlet’s mind was anger and revenge. The acts of violence throughout the play comes in three different forms; murder, suicide, and combat. Polonius is unexpectedly murdered, Ophelia goes mad and commits suicide, and Hamlet provokes a battle with Laertes that ends poorly for both men. All three of these violent acts can be traced back to clouded judgements, indecisiveness, anger, revenge, and heartbreak. Shakespeare created such acts of violence to keep the readers on their toes and informed, but also to invoke questions.
Najuana also took her research one step further with her title selection, “Engaging the Pink Elephant in the Room: Investigating Race and Racism through Art Education”. The author combines two phrases that are widely known in the literary world. “Addressing the elephant in the room”, and “The white elephant” are two separate phrases that are commonly combined in today’s language. A “White Elephant” is something more expensive to maintain than its overall value or usefulness, and which the owner can't seem to dispose of. This term is often used by retailers trying to get rid of excess stock that isn't selling, mostly just to give the impression of deep discounts.
The short story “The Landlady” by Roald Dahl is a great mystery because it has lots of suspense. In “The Landlady”, a seventeen year old boy named Billy Weaver has gone to London, and while searching for a place to stay, finds a bed and breakfast to stay for the night. But he didn’t decide to stay there, he was forced there. In the story, it states, “Each word was like a large black eye staring at him through the glass, holding him, compelling him, forcing him to stay where he was and not walk away from that house, and the next thing he knew, he was actually moving across from the window to the front door of the house,” (Dahl, 2). In this passage, Billy is actually being pulled to the bed and breakfast by some unknown force.
As his wife, Lady Macbeth, urges him to kill king Duncan so he can become king, his urge for killing only grows and transforms him into a serial killer. There are many different aspects of this play that could have contributed to Macbeth’s tragic end, including characters. The three witches in the play could be to blame for this. They predicted his future which influenced him greatly. However, the main person to blame for Macbeth’s downfall is Lady Macbeth for three reasons: her insult on his manhood, her her manipulative tricks, and her influential qualities.