Essays Tagged: "bosom"

A review of "Thanatopsis" by William Cullen Bryant

ond stanza he writes, "All that tread the globe are but a handful to the tribes that slumber in its bosom." Instead of referring to death he uses the word "slumber." These connections continue in a nu ...

(2 pages) 6045 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Term Paper, including Bibliography.

unshine does not love you. It runs away and hides itself, because it is afraid of something on your bosom... It will not flee from me, for I wear nothing on my bosom yet!""Nor ever will, my child, I h ...

(6 pages) 189 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Shay's Rebellion and the Modern Militia

a? Are they not ourselves? Is it feared, then, that we shall turn our arms each man against his own bosom? Congress shall have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords and every other terrible imp ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Greed, vanity, and repentance in "Moll Flanders" by Daniel Defoe

. Moll lets down her guard and meets with the brother frequently. '... so putting the purse into my bosom, I made no more resistance to him, but let him do just what he pleased and as often as he plea ...

(5 pages) 102 0 2.0 Dec/1999

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Strength in the Face of Suffering" - The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne: An Essay about how suffering and the burden of wearing the "A", changed Hester's life.

mother, Hester, who is required by the strict laws of her society to wear a scarlet letter upon her bosom, which identifies her as an adulteress.Hester's enormous sin, unforgivable in her time but per ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthrone. This is a report that descrbes all the symbolism throughout the book.

at the prison door symbolizes beauty in the midst of evil. The scarlet letter upon Hester Prynne's bosom, that is so beautifully embroidered, represents sin cloaked in beauty, and a secret for Pearl ... unshine does not love you. It runs away and hides itself, because it is afraid of something on your bosom." (Page 180) Hester and Pearl lived in a cottage hidden from view, as if there was something t ...

(2 pages) 162 0 2.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

as a sinner, the explanation of her crime is brief. She "clasp[s] the infant (Pearl) closely to her bosom" (37) while standing on the scaffold so all can see her scarlet letter. Pearl is an "infant... ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Hester commits adultery with the town minister and bears a daughter along with the scarlet A on her bosom so everyone can see her sin and shame. Hester undergoes a dramatic change throughout the seven ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

No one person is perfect.

g the degradation she was subjected to and the infamous letter that will be forever embedded on her bosom and her child Pearl -- the fruit of her sin.Hester was a woman that was well ahead of her time ... is reputation. He tells Hester, "happy for you Hester that wear the scarlet letter openly upon your bosom! Mine burns in secret (177)." Meanwhile Hester had enough audacity to stand alone with out a k ...

(4 pages) 49 2 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Resolution of Sin in The Scarlet Letter.

hame. Her beauty and warmth go away, buried under the burden of the elaborate scarlet letter on her bosom. Hester settles in a cottage at the edge of town, lives a somber life with her daughter, and e ...

(2 pages) 54 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Scarlett Lette"r written by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

than what we have today. Hester Prynne commits adultery, and her punishment is to wear an A on her bosom and stand on a scaffold for three hours every day for the rest of her life, along with her chi ... hen the narrator states "that scarlet letter, so fantastically embroidered and illuminated upon her bosom" (51). Hester embroidered her scarlet letter so great to show people that she will not let her ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

T.his paper summarizes the entire story of the scarlet letter in plain and easy to understand text

ion and refusal to name her lover, Hester is sentenced to wear an embroidered scarlet letter on her bosom. This letter becomes the emphasis of the novel and assumes many different roles.Hawthorne star ...

(4 pages) 36 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Explanation on the lines: "Full many a gem...sweetness on the desert air" from the poem "Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard" by Thomas Gray

es:"There is many a rich stone laid up in the bowels of the earth, many a fair pearl laid up in the bosom of the sea that never was seen or never shall be".Again, there are exquisitely beautiful flowe ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Scarlet Letter, character analysis on Hester Pryne

ter Hester and Pearl were released from prison Hester was ordered to wear a scarlet letter upon her bosom for the rest of her life.In the story Hester Pryne changes several different times. Throughout ...

(1 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne- written in point of veiw of Hester Prynn

reason for living and keeps me sane. My daughter does not know me without the letter attached to my bosom. Even though she is quite young, she knows it means something important... I have nothing to d ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Seduction in Richard 3

the cause of the effect...To undertake the death of all the world so I might live....in your sweet bosom" (I.ii 130-133). Throughout this encounter with Richard, Anne could have at anytime walked awa ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Scarlet Letter

ng woman was accused of adultery. For punishment she was forced to wear a scarlet letter "A" on her bosom for the rest of her life. After that she and her child moved to the outskirts of Boston into a ... s Hester. At his Election Sermon, which is to be his last, Arthur reveals a scarlet letter upon his bosom burned into his flesh. Soon after his Election Sermon Arthur Dimmsdale dies. About six months ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter

gether. The woman, Hester Prynne, admits her sin, is forced to alwayswear a scarlet letter A on her bosom, and is ostracized from society. The man, Reverend Dimmesdale, hides his sinfrom the world, is ...

(5 pages) 20 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Symbolism signafications of Pearl in The Scarlet Letter

Hester stood fully revealed before thecrowd, it is her first impulse to clasp Pearl closely to her bosom; "notso much by an impulse of motherly affection, as that she might therebyconceal a certain t ... t it irresistibly reminded the beholder of the token which Hester Prynnewas doomed to wear upon her bosom." Pearl really was the scarletletter, the scarlet letter in another form; the scarlet letter e ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The symbolism of Pearl in The Scarlet Letter

Hester stood fully revealed before thecrowd, it is her first impulse to clasp Pearl closely to her bosom; "notso much by an impulse of motherly affection, as that she might therebyconceal a certain t ... t it irresistibly reminded the beholder of the token which Hester Prynnewas doomed to wear upon her bosom." Pearl really was the scarletletter, the scarlet letter in another form; the scarlet letter e ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne