King Essay Topics

King Lear

The portrayed role of King widely varies between Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’ and Sophocles’ ‘Oedipus Rex’ as each has very different approaches to the position. As the plays continue however we can also draw similarities between Oedipus and King Lear. As we begin with the play ‘Oedipus Rex’ we get our first impressions of the Oedipus… View Article

Madness through king lear

In the 17th Century, madness was still a relatively new concept. Many people believed it was due to a person being possessed, which resulted in madness often being linked back to black magic and witchcraft. In context, the public would frequently visit Bedlam Hospital to enjoy the spectacle of a madman’s behaviour thus, Renaissance dramatists… View Article

Henderson The Rain King

The great book ‘Henderson the Rain King’ is a masterpiece creation of an imperative American writer who in addition became the source of inspiration for many other writers in the era of 1950s. The author, Saul Bellow’s triumph has been striking enough for he stirred other writers a new-fangled kind of idol and a new… View Article

Analysis of Sophocles’ Creon in Oedipus the King

Sophocles is considered one of the most profound and best tragedians in the Ancient Greek. Sophocles came from a wealthy family and was highly learned and skilled. At young age, he had already seen many plays that were exhibited in ancient Greek theatres during his time. One of his favorite dramatist-writer was Aeschylus, whom he… View Article

The Blindness of Oedipus The King

Light and darkness, sight and blindness come in different forms. One can be literally blind, and thus be physically unable to see the people around him, the places he goes to and everything that comes about. On the other hand, one can be figuratively blind and, hence, see only what goes on in the outside… View Article

Why the King Became the King?

Elvis Presley is undeniably a music pop icon. However, he should be credited as well as a man who has created an enormous impact in the history and culture of the American society. His popularity has reached far enough that even after his death, his name is still being remembered with such prestige and nobility—two… View Article

King fights for the poor

Besides this support for the reconciliation of Americans, King also spoke up for poor people, especially those who had escaped slavery. Many of them did not have houses to live in, and opted to work as casual laborers in fields owned by whites for a payment. He believed that it was the responsibility of the… View Article

King Hussein bin Talal

Nobody knew that Hussein bin Talal would live to be not only a king but also long serving executive head of state in the world. His life would have ended at a tender age but he survived a bullet and lived on to be a great man in history. His family was as complicated as… View Article

King Leopold’s Ghost: A Critical Book Review

At the beginning of the 18th century, Africa became a target of European imperialism. Prior to the said period, Africa only served as trading post for ensuring the flow of goods to Europe. It was also one of the chief sources of slaves. The Portuguese established small settlements on the Cape of Good Hope and… View Article

King Hussein bin Talal

Many individuals desire power to create change and leave a mark in history. Though some were successful in achieving this, many were left to do their part and contribute to the betterment of many. One man was able to do this and create his own legacy; an unending desire to develop and create his lasting… View Article

The relations of King Abdulaziz bin Abddulrahman Al Saud

King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud was the first King of Saudi Arabia and ruled between 1932 and 1953. He was also referred to as “Abdul-“Aziz Ibn Saud’ or Ibn Saud by the Western nations. Being a member of the family of Al-Saud, his ancestors had ruled during the eighteenth century. King Abdulaziz is acknowledged… View Article

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther king Jr was born in January 15th, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents were martin Luther King Sr and Alberta Williams King. His father was initially called Michael King, but after they traveled to Germany, he changed his name to Martin Luther after a German protestant leader Martin Luther. He got married to… View Article

Egyptian king

The two sculptures that I chose to compare and contrast were the Cycladic Woman Figure and the Menkaure and Khamerernebty sculpture. Though each is from a distinctly different culture and historical time period, each depicts the female form in a unique and positive light, utilizing characteristic artistic details from the time period in which it… View Article

The Kings Speech

Question 1: In the sessions with Lionel, he asked Bertie what was his past like because there was a reason for being afraid to speak publicly. He told Lionel that when he was a young boy he used to get teased a lot because he shuddered a lot and his father also encouraged it, especially… View Article