Essays Tagged: "Casket"

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

's grief. I can still recall going into the large darkened parlor to see my brother and finding the casket and my father by his side, pale and immovable. As he took notice of me, I climbed upon his kn ...

(7 pages) 202 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Merchant of Venice

thin 3 months. If he doesn't do this, he may cut one pound of his fair flesh...Act 2In Belmont, the casket bond proceeds: with two already rejected, news comes that Bassanio is at Portia's gate. Meanw ... ring, that was given to Shylock by his wife, for a monkey. Meanwhile Bassanio is picking one of the caskets and takes the correct one; the leaden casket. He may now marry Portia. Because Antonio hasn' ...

(2 pages) 51 1 4.7 Jun/1996

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

"The Scarlet Ibis" by James Hurst

s show that brotherhood is the main theme of the story. When Doodle was up on the loft looking at a casket, his brother explained to him that the casket was made for him, Doodle. His brother told Dood ... his brother, and that he did not want to be separated from him. (By the way, Doodle does touch the casket). Another example is at the end of the story when Doodle and his brother were running to the ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.2 May/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Kennedey Assaination.

t worry about it. But after John F. Kennedy was killed, his brother Robert Kennedy ordered that the casket was to be kept closed to public viewing. Robert thought it would have been him to get killed ...

(8 pages) 54 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Camus - "The Stranger"

e. First was Meursault's decision on whether or not it was proper to smoke in front of his mother's casket. Another is during the funeral procession, when they are walking. Meursault realizes the beau ...

(2 pages) 58 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What fairytale elements can be discerned in Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice?'

erchant of Venice'. For example, there is the idea of being three different items such as the three caskets, three thousand ducats in the bond and the three marriages. There is also the idea of decept ... ose her own suitor due to her deceased father's wishes, as the suitor must choose from one of three caskets, and if he chooses the correct one he will be able to marry Portia. However, Portia's ideal ...

(7 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2004

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

Bassiano's Reversal of Religious Roles in "The Merchant of Venice"

notable instance that implies Bassanio's reversal of religious roles occurs when he opens the lead casket (Act III, scene ii, lines 114-130). Upon discovering he has chosen correctly and has won Port ... f he really did live up to the ideals of his religion, his initial reaction to choosing the correct casket (and thus winning the hand of the woman he loves) would be to thank God for guiding him. He n ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.3 Apr/2004

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

Response poem to Marge Piercy's "Barbie Doll"

tion of society. In the poem she does not committ suicide she is simply having plastic surgury. The casket is the operating table, and the undertaker is her surgeon. In this poem the character could n ...

(1 pages) 51 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Indian Art

uctures.Stupas were burial mounds which contained relics of Buddha in a beautifully adorned crystal casket. Stupas also contained the ashes of Buddha. During the period between the Mauryans and the Gu ...

(2 pages) 32 0 1.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

"Finding Apathy", an essay assignment on a personal experience, using much sensory description.

of smoke could still be seen meandering along the high ceiling,searching for an exit. A heavy black casket with gleaming silver handles lay on a platform on the far side of the room. Half of the lid w ... o an orderly line of relatives dotted with unfamiliar faces, each inching his or her way toward the casket to pay respects. When I stepped up to see my uncle for the last time, I was shocked and confu ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Sexuality in wiseblood

r to see it. When he enters the tent, Haze observes the body of an obese naked woman squirming in a casket lined with black cloth. He leaves the scene quickly.This first bout with sexuality was certai ... th fear and embarassment within most ten-year-olds. Not only was the body nude, but it was inside a casket as well. The author parallels this vulgar display of sexuality with death itself. But Hazel r ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Merchant Of Venice: Who Would Pick The Lead Casket?

Merchant of Venice: Who Would Pick the Lead Casket? The inscription upon the lead casket reads as follows: Who chooseth me must give and hazard ... nd hazard all he hath'. In the story itself, Bassanio made the correct decision and picked the lead casket, allowing him to marry Portia. However, he may not have been the only fitting person for its ... cepted after agreeing to take a pound of Antonio's flesh if the money wasn't properly returned. The casket's description did not match Shylock's tendencies in any way, therefore eliminating the possib ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

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

The Merchant Of Venice

man, hopes to find a husband ,but she must fulfill her father's will. He designs a lottery of three caskets which involves a test of character. The three caskets are gold, silver, and lead. The three ... t obvious character obsessed with looks is the Prince of Moracco. He is the first suitor to see the caskets. The first comment he makes to Portia is about his physical appearance. He tells Portia not ...

(3 pages) 1089 0 3.0 Sep/2001

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

Shakespear

nio is nonetheless the structural centre of the play, linking the flesh-bond story in Venice to the casket test in Belmont. That the nominal hero of this comedy is a man whose role on the stage of lif ...

(1 pages) 422 0 0.0 Nov/2001

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

Cause And Effects Of Alcohol

e did was fall. She was the love of my life. Someday we were going to be husband and wife. Now in a casket, she lies in eternal sleep. As I look at her, all I can do is weep. Now she's in a place wher ...

(4 pages) 79 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Isn’t it ironic that two stories could have separate accounts

in fact, the title of the story is a play on words for it is the cask, which leads Fortunato to his casket. The setting of the story takes place during carnival season where everyone should be smiling ... ite Montresor?s warning and Fortunato?s true virtuoso for wine; he had followed his murderer to his casket.Similarly, these two characters are the same in how they go about things and suffered similar ...

(7 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Merchant Of Venice - Portia

athers will that suitors from all around the world would each choose out of a gold, silver and lead casket, and whoever chose the right casket was the one who I was expected to love. It was out of the ... e.My father wanted the best for me, that’s why he put my portrait and a scroll inside the lead casket, so that the winner would not be deceived and mislead by appearances. When Bassanio was the o ...

(2 pages) 476 1 3.0 Aug/2008

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

To an Athlete Dying Young A.E. Housman

ry he had made.In the second stanza, they are carrying him but this time they are carrying him in a casket to take him to the cemetery. Home is being referred as to the end of life and the place where ... metery. Home is being referred as to the end of life and the place where they are going to bury the casket. This stanza is telling how everyone is running a race to die. Housman is comparing life to a ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays