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ad·ven·ture sto·ry

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  1. adventure story, heroic talenoun

    a story of an adventure

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  1. Adventure story

    Adventure Story is a 1949, play by the English dramatist Terence Rattigan. The play tells the story of Alexander the Great and his conquests.In this play Rattigan portrays the historical Alexander faithfully, at the same time revealing that his life was what it was because he was the kind of person who very well might have wept because nothing remained to conquer. The play focuses on the transformation of Alexander after his conquest of Persia from a military adventurist to an uncompromising despot with grand vision of a world empire which estranges him from his erstwhile friends. Driven by a deep-felt insecurity, he has to kill people close to him including even the father figure Cleitus. He tries to justify his actions in the name of his dreams of the world empire, but is haunted by loneliness in the end The play holds a deeper significance, that the conquests of Alexander were actually trials to find himself and achieve spiritual enlightenment, through becoming a god (see Theosis). The play ends with a nihilistic tone, that Alexander was to die and fade after all, his last words in the play are 'Who is to succeed me to the throne of Asia? Who shall I condemn to death?'

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  1. adventure story

    An adventure story is a genre of literature that primarily focuses on a protagonist or group of characters embarking on a mission, journey, or quest, often involving unknown dangers, extraordinary experiences, physical challenges, or exciting events. It often includes elements like survival, exploration, discovery, daring tasks, or treasure hunting, set either in real-world settings or imaginary lands, and usually aims to evoke a sense of thrill, suspense, and excitement in the reader.

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  1. Adventure Story

    Adventure Story is a 1949 play by the English dramatist Terence Rattigan. The play tells the story of Alexander the Great and his conquests. In this play Mr.Rattigan portrays the historical Alexander very faithfully, at the same time revealing that his life was what it was because he was the kind of person who very well might have wept because nothing remained to conquer. The play focuses on the transformation of Alexander after his conquest of Persia from a military adventurist to an uncompromising despot with grand vision of a world empire which estranges him from his erstwhile friends. Driven by a deep-felt insecurity, he has to kill people close to him including even the father figure Cleitus. He tries to justify his actions in the name of his dreams of the world empire, but is haunted by loneliness in the end The play holds a deeper significance, that the conquests of Alexander were actually trials to find himself and achieve spiritual enlightenment, through becoming a god. The play ends with a nihilistic tone, that Alexander was to die and fade after all, his last words in the play are 'Who is to succeed me to the throne of Asia? Who shall I condemn to death?'

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adventure story in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adventure story in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    Some people can read War and Peace and come away thinking it’s a simple adventure story. Others can read the ingredients on a chewing gum wrapper and unlock the secrets of the universe. -Super man


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