Antagonist Essays

How Antagonists Effect a Story

In the movie Dark Knight Rises, the antagonist was Bane. Bane’s motives were to wreck and destroy the plans of the protagonist, Batman. Likewise, the antagonist in the book To Kill a Mockingbird, Bob Ewell displayed similar characteristics that were against the protagonist, Scout Finch. In the case of the Shakespearean play Midsummer Night’s Dream, the antagonist is not clear since the play is fully based on confusion and accidents. However, the closest thing being the antagonist is love since…

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The Glass Menagerie and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape Essa

The Glass Menagerie was written by Tennessee Williams and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape was written by Peter Hedges. The first main difference between these two works is that The Glass Menagerie was a memory play that premiered in 1944 and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape was a novel in 1991 that was later adapted into a film in 1993. The main factor in The Glass Menagerie is that the characters and the story mimic the author’s own life, which he includes…

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Bret Harte

The United States has some of the best literature that has ever been written. American literature is very well refined and unique from other countries. In the writing world, American literature has not even been around that long. The past 337 years that America has been a country is relatively short compared to the thousands of years that literature has existed. The many great American writers are what make American literature able to overcome its short lifespan and be one…

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Final

Many people view character as the most important thing in a man. Others often look past this and see their social or economic status as deciding who they are. They think these things are what define a person. In reality it is things like ingenuity, free will, and morality that make a great man. In contrast such characteristics like hypocrisy, greed, and cruelty are what bring someone down. Through his novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain displays the…

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Sleeping Beauty – Differences Between Two Stories

Fairy tales have been around for many generations. They have been read to children all over the world because of how they can relate to children no matter what culture they come from. One of the more well known fairy tales is ‘Sleeping Beauty’. The most commonly known version today is the Disney movie, created in 1959. This movie was based on the Grimm’s version of Sleeping Beauty called ‘Little Brier-Rose’ which was written in 1812 in Germany. Another less…

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Compare and Contrast

At multiple points in life, people are faced with judgments ranging in difficulty and significance. And every decision could be affected by outside influences which could persuade people to make a choice. Sometimes, one is faced with the choice of which juice to drink in the morning, a very minute decision to make. There are other, more substantial decisions like choosing which college to attend or whether or not it is the right time to buy a home. Depending on…

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Enders Game

Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card, is the story of Andrew “Ender” Wiggin, a third born child in a prejudiced, futuristic world, as he is recruited to train at battle school to fight the “buggers”, an alien species that previously tried to wipe out the human race. Little does he know that Colonel Graff, the commander of battle school, is the puppet master of a scheme to brutally train Ender to lead the human armies to wipe out the buggers;…

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Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire was a worldwide movie sensation as it engages with a wide range of social issues and universal desires. An important and interesting character in the film is Salim Malik, brother to the main character, Jamal. Salim is heavily contrasted to his brother and becomes a main antagonist in the narrative. Director Danny Boyle uses multiple visual and verbal techniques to reveal Salim’s violent and greedy tendencies and to reveal to the audience that money and power do not…

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Louise

The story is entitled by a woman’s name, therefore it gives a foreshadowing that the story will be about a woman or a girl named Louise. The first sentence begins with the personal pronoun I, which means that the story is written in the first person. Thus, taking into consideration that the author is a man, even before the reading, it is possible to suppose that the story will be about a woman who has left a great impression about…

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Crossing

Since the beginning of human life, fathers from around the world have played a vital role in their sons’ lives, whom they have had to learn to fish, hunt and survive in general. It has been crucial for fathers to hand over their knowledge to their sons. Concurrently with the development of human life and its foundation, it has been possible to form a social stratum given that it has been facilitated for some people to make more money than…

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Love Me if you Dare – Movie Analysis

Love Me If You Dare is a French love-story film that released in 2001. It doesn’t have the typical arragement of plot that is commonly used in Hollywod cinema, so this film is categorized as Non-Classical Narative Structured film. The narrative structure itself is engaged with the content of a story and the form used to tell the story. In order to analyze the narrative structure of Love Me If You Dare, here we are going to discuss more about…

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Tungkung Langit and Alunsina

The story of Tungkung Langit and Alunsina is a Visayan myth. The story revolves only in the Characters of the two Gods, Tungkung Langit as the protagonist and Alunsina for me as the antagonist. Tungkung Langit did everything as the protagonist in the story. I’m in favor of what he did in the story. I think he did his part as the husband and the protector and caretaker of the Universe. Even he drove his wife away from him just…

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