Tales Essay Topics

The Princess Bride

The movie, “The Princess Bride,” also a novel written by William Goldman, is the wonderful tale of Buttercup, a beautiful young woman of Florin and Westley, her beloved farmboy, whose true love guides them through many struggles and leads them to a “happily ever-after ending.” It is a classic example of the romantic mode, with… View Article

Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales”

The term character can be applied in several ways. It can mean either a physical being, or to their total pattern of behavior. In Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, one is used to complement the other. He often uses certain physical characteristics to dictate exactly how the person is going to act*. This is most evident in… View Article

The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince is the beautiful statue of an adolescent Prince, who rises on a city with a medieval touch on the English port. The Prince, whose eyes are two sapphires, and top of his sword shines a beautiful ruby, was, while he lived, a happy person, but now from the pedestal he contemplates for… View Article

Deconstruction of Fairy Tales

As most fairy tales are written there is always a happy ending, and no fairy tale yet has failed to deliver that ending. Fairy tales now in the modern day are perceived to be like a dream, an unattainable reality. A common theme in fairy tales is that the women are the victims that are… View Article

Watership Down Heroic Epic Essay

Spiderman, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Cat Woman; when you hear the word hero or heroine that is who you think of. The most famous heroes of all time, as well as the not so famous heroes such as Hazel, fit the archetype of a hero; they are all courageous, resourceful, and strong-willed. Most people don’t… View Article