Essays Tagged: "Abel"

Murder

Murder'And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when theywere in the field, that Cain rose up against ...

(7 pages) 123 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This essay argues that Cain was unjustly punished after he killed his brother able

d to know about death. In this paper I plan to prove that it was partly Gods fault that Cain killed Abel and that Cain was just acting out of jealousy and sibling rivalry.If Adam, Eve, Cain, and Able ... onscious or asleep. He had never seen a dead person. How was he to know that he had actually killed Abel? All Cain knew was that his little brother had just shown him up in front of the God, and that ...

(4 pages) 56 2 2.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

God Exhibits Parental Characteristics. Uses examples from the Old Testament of the Bible to prove that God exhibits the traits of a parent when interacting with humans.

are upset over the loss of a loved one, their parents are there to comfort them. After Cain murders Abel, God gives Eve another son, Seth, to console her. Another is if a child is afraid, they look to ... parents scold their children if they hurt their sibling, as does God. After Cain slays his brother Abel, God tells him that the ground that he plows will not grow anything and that he shall be a vaga ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Dickens, "Great Expectations".

ric recluse, Miss Havisham, the shrewd and careful lawyer, Mr. Jaggers, and the benevolent convict, Abel Magwitch. However, without a doubt, Great Expectations is the story of Pip and his initial drea ... married, but now his hopes and expectations are just beginning to fade.When Pip finally learns that Abel Magwitch, not Miss Havisham, is his benefactor, his unrealistic expectations cease and his genu ...

(8 pages) 156 0 4.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

The novel, entitled GREAT EXPECTATIONS, was written by the remarkable Charles Dickens. My report tackles the overall view of the story including the characters & their backgrounds.

.Mr. Jagger- the lawyer who had clients of all kinds--- not all of them the best kind of people.Mr. Abel Magwitch- the convict who willed a big sum of money to Pip.MINOR CHARACTERSMr. and Mrs. Hubble- ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Not Your Typical Villain (William Shakespeare's classic play Hamlet).

curse upon't, a brother's murder." In this statement he alludes to the first murder in the Bible of Abel by his brother Cain, and brings to our attention that this parallels with his situation. He lam ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Pip's Progression in Charles Dicken's "Great Expectations"

s, including the callous Miss Havisham, the sharp and crude lawyer, Mr. Jaggers, and the benevolent Abel Magwitch. However Great Expectations is the story of Pip and his dreams and consequential disap ... work, he carefully washes his hands--with scented soap" (Jackson 174).When Pip finally learns that Abel Magwitch, not Miss Havisham, is his benefactor, his idealistic expectations fade and his inhere ...

(10 pages) 178 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

1952 Film East of Eden as Midrash. What "problem points" in the Bible does East of Eden address? How are these areas resolved? Is it a modern midrash on the Cain and Abel story?

East of Eden, director and darshan Elia Kazan attempts to resolve the moral tension in the Cain and Abel story by depicting Cal as a sympathetic character. The ambiguity of the biblical account is res ... biblical account is responsible for much of this tension. God does not offer a reason for accepting Abel's gift and rejecting Cain's. Neither of the brothers have a distinct personality, and so the mo ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Great Expectations

ce but to believe that his benefactor was Miss Haveshem. Though in reality, his real benefactor was Abel Magwitch, the convict that he helped back in the marshes so long ago. Magwitch came into big mo ... e facts that Estella isn't really meant to be with him. But the story takes an unexpected turn when Abel Magwitch comes to visit and reveals that he is Pip's benefactor, and Pip later gets Estella in ...

(6 pages) 56 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

"Muy Contento" de Ana María Matute: El Tema de Existencialismo

, y se abrió los ojos a la revolución. A la edad de veintidós, escribió su primera novela, Los Abel. Éste era la primera de siete novelas que serían publicadas entre 1948 y 1971. Después de ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In the Book Great Expectations, who most influcened Pip? Book: Great Expectations Author: Charles Dickens

ns. However all four characters greatly affected Pip in Gargery, Herbert Pocket, Miss Havisham, and Abel Magwitch. Each person had a different way his quest to become a gentleman.Joe Gargery is Pip's ... te and does not forgiver her.Finally the most influential character on Pip is his secret benefactor Abel Magwitch. "Look'ee here, Pip. I'm your second father. You're my son--more to me nor any son. I' ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Euthanasia and Islam.

e as decreed by God even before thetimes of Moses, Jesus and Mohammad. Commenting on the killing of Abel by hisbrother Caine (the two sons of Adam), God says in the Quran: "On that accountWe ordained ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Some characteristics of Adam, Eve, and God.

are upset over the loss of a loved one, their parents are there to comfort them. After Cain murders Abel, God gives Eve another son, Seth, to console her.Another way God is like a parent is He sets ru ... parents scold their children if they hurt their sibling, as does God. After Cain slays his brother Abel, God tells him that the ground that he plows will not grow anything and that he shall be a vaga ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Eridanos or Styx? An Exegesis of "A River Runs Through It"

to be the truest for Maclean and the characters of "A River Runs Through It". Like Isaac, Jacob and Abel, Norman seems peculiarly chosen, and like his biblical counterparts Ishmael, Esau and Cain, Pau ...

(4 pages) 16 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Medicalweed

e of marijuana or cannabis can date back to 6000 B.C. where it wasused for food in China" (Ernet L. Abel 120). By 2727 B.C. marijuana was used formedical purposes in Chinese pharmacopoeia. In the 20th ...

(7 pages) 18 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

A Descriptive Essay of Grendel from "Beowulf".

ned in that slime/Of Cain, murderous creatures banished/ By God, punished forever for the crime/ Of Abel's death." (Lines 101-108).Although Grendel is likely the poem's most memorable character, we ar ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

But A Fly In A Web

father to a life with Miss Havisham, an eccentric, rich, old woman. As a child, Estella's parents, Abel Magwitch, a man convicted of several crimes, and Molly, a murderer, faced many difficulties, bo ...

(5 pages) 424 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ben franklin 2

opics he would narrate to his readers. Eleven years later, this list somehow fell into the hands of Abel James who urged Franklin to finish writing his memoirs. In 1782, Franklin completed the second ... to be is interesting in itself. It shows Franklin's motives behind writing his autobiography. When Abel James wrote "kind, humane, and benevolent" Franklin to finish his life story, he told Franklin ...

(8 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Snow Falling on Cedars This story begins with Kabuo Miyamoto

testified that Heine's boat was found drifting on the morning of September 16. Art and his deputy, Abel, found his body entangled in a net. They also testified that they found batteries that may have ...

(7 pages) 2527 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Group Theory and the Rubik's Cube

roof) [7], and the three-hundred page proof that all odd-ordered groups are solvable, which won the Abel prize [6].A group is a set of objects, called elements, that, when paired with an operation  ...

(3 pages) 957 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics