Scottish clan Essays

  • Characteristics Of Synergy Is A Discourse Community

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    Synergy Is a Discourse Community Introduction: What is Synergy? Synergy is a gaming clan that plays many games such as Combat Arms, Counter Strike: GO, Minecraft, and other strategical games. The clan has over thirty members, and they compete with other clans. The clan was made by Anthony in 2012 with the help of Andrew and I. It started out as a competitive team, but ended up as a casual based team. We recruited and played games with friends, family, and strangers who just wanted to have fun or

  • Summary: Child In The Crystal

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    hundred men dressed in purple robes with an insignia of black flame on there backs.For some reason the black flame insignia was easily disernible from the black robes ,this is because it was created using mana . These men were all members of the Shen clan, at this moment they were surronding a old man and a young girl. The old man had white hairand was medium built. His face was full of wrincles and liver spots he was wearing a brown robe and there was an insignia of a black bull trampling the earth

  • Short Story: The Sky Spirit Shawnee Tribe

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    The Sky Spirit, Shawnee Tribe, and Kiwaan 's legacy   Long ago lived a great Sky Spirit, a Giant Snake named Scavenger, and a mischievous Coyote by the name of Kahali. The Sky Spirit and Scavenger lived together up in the sky above a world of nothingness where Kahali lived all alone. All around them was nothing but clouds as the eye can see.   One day the Sky Spirit decided that he will make new land and a new place down below on the world of nothingness. He said " I 'll create a world filled with

  • Scotti's Descriptive Essay: A Day At Home

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    There it was, lying there in the dirt. Joe thought he was supremely lucky. Not every one who went scrounging around in an old forgotten battlefield found a antique. Joe MacIntosh was a fervent Scot who worshiped his Scottish heritage. Every chance he got, he would visit a dank, crumbling castle, or scrounge around a battlefield. There was many battlefields to choose from. The Scots had had a bloody past. There was at first when the Picts came and conquered the land from the indigenous people, and

  • The Role Of The Witches In Macbeth

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    In his book, William Shakespeare, Terry Eagleton offers a controversial insight to the role of the Witches in Macbeth. Eagleton views the Witches as the heroines of the drama for exposing the truth about the hierarchal social order describing it as, the pious self-deception of a society based on routine oppression and incessant warfare (Eagleton 1986:2). This essay will explore the implications of Eagleton’s insights, showing that even though they are controversial and original, they can very well

  • The Sign Of The Chrysanthemum Analysis

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    Paterson’s The Sign of the Chrysanthemum accurately portrays the Heiji Disturbance and the status of craftsmen and ronins. The Heiji Disturbance is one of the biggest events in the book and as the book progresses the tension level rises between the two clans the Heike and rebels the Genji. Finally the much anticipated Genji rebellion took place in the book, “When he was nearly a week’s journey from the capital,

  • William Shakespeare In The Comedy Of Errors

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    William shakespeare is an idol for most if not all english scholars, professors, and teachers. Shakespeare’s most famous fourteen comedies and twelve tragedies really outline the way modern literature is written and perceived. A lot of modern films and books are based around the same theme or plot that shakespeare introduced to theatre almost 400 years ago. Shakespeare's play The Comedy of Errors is a masterpiece due to its entertaining comedic characters throughout and the confusing, hilarious plot

  • The Importance Of Downfall In Macbeth

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    In the play of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, the main character, Macbeth, is told by three witches that he was to become a king. This information prompts him to murder King Duncan which in turn makes him face constant pressure from multiple sides. His desire to receive and maintain power forces him to make questionable decisions as well as to turn to others in the story, including, for example, the witches and Lady Macbeth. The question that arises as a result is whether Macbeth’s downfall was

  • Film Analysis: A Game Of Thrones

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    “... a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge” (Tyrion Lannister). Set in the Medieval Ages, A Game of Thrones written by George R. R. Martin is an engaging and intriguing battle for the iron throne. Ned Stark, lord of Winterfell and Hand of the king, battles endlessly to drive sense into the, Robert Baratheon king of the seven kingdoms and outmaneuver Robert’s wife Cersei. While Ned is in the capital with his daughters Arya and Sansa, his oldest son, Robb rules

  • Analysis Of Alfred Eisenstaedt's V-J Day Kiss In Times Square

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    IF the text had been written in a different time or place or language or a different audience, how might it differ? In Alfred Eisenstaedt's iconic photography, V-J Day kiss in Times Square, 1945 we see a United States navy soldier grabbing a female nurse giving her a kiss. The photographer was able to capture the celebration that followed in Times Square after the end of world war 2 which portrays the celebration that ensued in which two individuals shared. In the photograph we see the woman, a nurse

  • Toyotomi Hideyoshi's The Last Samurai

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    CONCLUSION Hideyoshi contributed militarily, culturally and politically to Japan. Militarily, he was a tough warrior. Culturally, he made Osaka Castle as beautiful as it was strong. Inspired by Kinkaku-ji in Kyoto (the Golden Pavilion), he constructed a fabulous portable tea-room covered with gold leaf. Using this mobile innovation he was able to practice the tea ceremony wherever he went, powerfully projecting his unrivalled power and status. Politically, he set up a governmental system that balanced

  • Tale Of The Heiji Rebellion Analysis

    1935 Words  | 8 Pages

    The Tale of the Heiji Rebellion or the Night Raid on Sanjo Palace is a handscroll that depicts a battle between Fujiwara Nobuyori and Minamoto Yoshiomo, versus Taira Kiyomori. The scroll was created between January 19, 1160 and February 5, 1160. The medium that was used in the creation of the scroll is ink and color on paper, and it the measurements of the scroll is; sixteen and one-fourth inches, by two-hundred, seventy-five and one-half inches, and reads from right to left, and all the action

  • Self Determinism In Macbeth

    893 Words  | 4 Pages

    Macbeth is the unquestionably the main character in the book Macbeth by William Shakespeare, however we can question whether or not Macbeth’s free will is legitimate, and I say he is tied by fate and/or chance throughout the play. This essay will expose how outside forces influence and destroy the nature of self-determinism in Macbeth by looking at how the words the witches say relate to the words Macbeth speaks verbally, the witches’ predictions and the fulfilling of the witches’ prophecies. Elements

  • Short Story: The Fallen Angel

    907 Words  | 4 Pages

    Soon as she screamed the last words of her sorrow, that old book was somehow gleaming so brightly then pulled Ana into an unknown dimension and everything turned dark. . . . . . “Unghh Where is this? Ahh what has happened recently?” Ana said while slowly rubbed her painful head and walk around that weird place to find a clue. However when she saw the leaves from the trees in front of her, she suddenly realized that she was no longer in the real world for even the trees there looked just like a piece

  • Her Peers Trifles

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    Susan Glaspell’s short story A Jury of Her Peers was written in 1917 based loosely on the murder of John Hossack in 1900, which she covered as a journalist while working in Des Moines Daily News. In her short story,she uses stylistic elements such as, using an omniscient tone to talk in third-person,giving a third-person point of view and a knowing all perspective of the story. Glaspell also uses the manipulation of setting to describe the roles of women and their oppression. She clearly uses her

  • Don Pedro Character Analysis

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    Not only does Don Pedro seem to be the mastermind in my specific performance scene, but he seems to be the mastermind throughout the entire play as a whole from the start till the end where everything is revealed. Don Pedro functions more as a relatively strong mastermind because of his strong ability to have his peers around him follow his instructions, even when it was all a trick. Don Pedro, who was called “Prince” sometimes, is definitely the most socially powerful character in the play. He is

  • Voltaire The Rogue Thinker

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    Voltaire: The Rogue Thinker "God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh" (New World Encyclopedia), once said the French Enlightenment writer, Voltaire. Ever since he began to become popular in Europe, Voltaire had an intense dedication to his beliefs. This offset the fact that he never created a philosophy of his own. He was a man of ideas rather than systems, and he used his works to criticize them. Attacking religion because of its systems, Voltaire gathered a great deal of attention

  • What Are The Challenges To European Integration

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    Introduction Although European integration from mid 1940s has continuously forged a wide spectrum of unity among European states, the integration carries three institutional challenges towards the states. First, democratic legitimacy and sovereignty of European states are constrained due to political integration. As parliamentary sovereignty of a national parliament is contested by transfer of powers and the European Court of Justice (ECJ), its parliamentary supremacy diminishes. Second, a national

  • Selfish Ambition In We Were Liars

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    Dan Brown once said: “men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire”, encapsulating the tragic events of E.Lockhart’s novel We Were Liars. Human nature, defined as characteristics that are central to humanity, is profoundly explored through the events which triggered and resulted from the accident that deformed Beechwood Island. Through the character of Harris Sinclair, the domineering ‘King’ of the Sinclair family, alongside his daughters who are intoxicated

  • Lot's Wife Poem Analysis

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    Szymborska systematically undoes the damage inflicted upon Lot’s wife by undermining the smug certainty of moralization in response to the human story. In the first line of the poem we are introduced to the idea that curiosity was reason for her disobedience. Her story is then completely unraveled into a flurry of potential alternatives juxtaposing the simple and tragic moral tale “they” reduced it to in order to communicate that disobedience equates to destruction. In the line “A hamster on its