Essays

Canterbury Tales: The Pardoner

Throughout literature, relationships can often be found between the author of a story and the story that he writes, whether intentional or not. In Geoffrey Chaucer’s story, Canterbury Tales, many of the characters on the pilgrimage make this statement evident with the tales that they tell. Such a distinct relationship can be made between the character of the Pardoner and the tale that he tells. Through the Prologue to the Pardoner’s tale, the character of the Pardoner is revealed. Although the Pardoner displays many important traits, the most prevalent is…

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Apollo 13- Questions About The Movie Answered

1.Id first have to say that the head of mission control on the ground was definitely important in the salvaging of Apollo 13. He was faced with problem after problem yet he kept a somewhat level head through all of it and managed the engineers and other people involved back at Houston very well. Jim Lovells piloting skills played a roll in the crews survival as well. When he had to set the ships course for Earth manually it took a great deal of skill and patience and he deserves…

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Film Review Richard III

“Civil war divides the nation,” the first caption we see at the onset of this adaptation of Shakespeare’s Richard III sets the tone for scenes to come later in the movie. It starts by focusing on Shakespeare’s underlying tone regarding Richard as somewhat an outlandish character to be mocked and amused by. Enter Richard to “stab” Edward in his war room at Tewkesbury in his tank. He then fills Edward full of holes with a gun rather than a sword to start the play on words that Richard is known…

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