Essays Tagged: "ankles"

Compare and contrast the views of Oedipus and Queen Iocaste as to the validity of uncontrollable fate, and oracles being able to see the future.

far away from the town. King Laios gives the baby to a servant and instructs him to bind the babies ankles and leave him on the mountain side to perish. The servant follows his instructions but instea ... ) Iocaste: 'But this child had not been 3 days in this world before the King had pierced the babies ankles and left him to die on a lonely mountain side.'(Oedipus Rex, 37) These lines powerfully demon ...

(6 pages) 171 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Capital punishment should be abolished. Persuasive essay

a firing squad. The convicted are executed slowly, by firing bullets at intervals, starting at the ankles. In Islamic countries the condemned are stoned to death. But there are special rules for thes ...

(4 pages) 361 0 3.0 Jan/1992

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Of Mites And Man.

er cat with a sever ear mite infestation. This time it was the woman who complained of bites on her ankles. Subsequently in both cases the itching and bites had subsided along with the treatment of th ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Unhealthy Fashion.

has been detrimental to health.Some of the new footwear squish the metacarpals. High heels harm the ankles and knees. In a short amount of time high heels become uncomfortable to walk in.The American ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Wrestling and the controversy over weight cutting.

on the bench in the locker room and his dad is taping Leo's plastics to make them tight around the ankles and wrists. Then, with sweatpants and a cotton beanie on his head Leo rides a stationary bike ...

(10 pages) 81 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The controversial topic of Capital Punishment.

a firing squad. The convicted are executed slowly, by firing bullets at intervals, starting at the ankles. In Islamic countries the condemned are stoned to death. But there are special rules for thes ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

History of the Melungeons

thern GA and AL.They are related in many ways to other mixed race groups such as the Lumbees, Brass Ankles, Redbones, Jackson Whites. One of the most common descriptions of the Melungeons is a "tri-ra ...

(6 pages) 29 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Andres Captured

tructure - circled around their feet; almost as if the hounds of hell were already gnawing at their ankles.Andres looked around himself, dark silhouettes of the other prisoners loomed around him - sil ...

(6 pages) 48 2 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Rheumatoid Arthritis

ally start in the hands and feet. RA affects hand joints, elbows, shoulders, neck, knees, hips, and ankles. It usually persists over long periods of time, but some people go into remission, usually wi ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A poem written under the title 'matter'

MatterSilk lavished skin embraced with the glowings of sun.Cockles and muscles hauled along by bony ankles,Swaying anchor at the bottom of the deep blue kiln.Hesitating scent of serenity strewn across ...

(1 pages) 82 3 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Great essay on mexican culture teacher loved it worked on it with 2 people

an you imagine helping an NFL superstar prepare for the Super Bowl, or even taping Micheal Jordan's ankles? If your jaw is hitting the floor right now an athletic trainer is the job for you. In this e ... hysical condition and readiness to play. They spend a majority of their time wrapping the athlete's ankles, fingers, writs, or other body parts with tape to support muscles and ligaments. One of the m ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Oedipus the King's Tragic Flaw in "Odeipus Rex" by Sophocles.

cy Laius, the former king of Thebes, tries to kill his son by leaving him in the mountains with his ankles pinned. Unfortunately for Laius, the shepherd that was supposed to abandon the baby Oedipus i ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a first person analysis essay on the Middle Passage Slave Trade.

others who had been "selected" to go to this new world. They branded us and shackled our wrists and ankles, leaving just enough slack to rip my skin off and allow me to stumble forward. Aboard that sh ...

(5 pages) 28 1 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

"Crazy Halloween": Personal Paper, but good ideas for other stories- How to write a paper and be yourself.

l but it was hard for me to look at him. He was wearing a long black tattered gown that hung to his ankles. He had long lanky skeleton fingers, with extremely sharp claws. His gruesome oblong skull sa ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Dreams Change

court and shoot, but I wanted to be the girl who went between her legs, around the back, "broke ya ankles" and layed it up between 3 different defenders.I have always played basketball. I played in m ...

(3 pages) 414 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Spencer-Part 1: Spence is the leader of a gang enterprise in Jamaica. The underworld of organized crime

he rainwater on the sidewalk raised a little, wavering repeatedly towards and away my bare feet and ankles as it beat on the ground. Some of the streetlights were cracked, some broken, resulting in a ...

(20 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Oedipus Complex

e are left to destiny, the gods branded Oedipus, so to speak, by allowing the servant to pierce his ankles. The gods marked Oedipus when he was born and his fortune would never be forgotten. He fled h ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Quakers

Women in the New England colonies Women wore linen blouses and full woolen skirts that came to the ankles. They had woolen stockings and leather shoes. They wore a tight bodice over the blouse that w ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hemophilia

thers after an injury or accident. They also may bleed internally, especially in the joints (knees, ankles, and elbows). Coagulation, or clotting, is the body's mechanism to halt bleeding. It involves ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Leguins omelas

the basement was only a "child" and the "boys and girls" ran around naked with "mudstained feet and ankles." As much as she may shift to one character, Le Guin never gave more than a few vague details ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry