Essays Tagged: "celebration"


ce many times incompetitions that judged the plays that were performed in the Dionysian festivals,a celebration in which the Athenians held to honor their god of wine. Althoughhe was born 2,500 years ...

(2 pages) 96 0 4.4 Nov/1996

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

Night: Rejoice or Rebel?

ejoice or Rebel?Night can be seen in two contrasting ways. The first can be summarized as a time forcelebration and love. The second, and most commonly associated with night, is a time ofdarkness and ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.0 Jan/1996

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


It is the third day of December, only twenty-two days remain till the celebration ofMithra begins (Cunningham, 197). Myself and a few of my army comrades have big plansfo ... t rites is the sacrifice of a bull(197). She believes that she is going to take him to her chuch in celebration of theChristian god Jesus. The sacrifice of a bull is what I had in store for my son thi ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Studying the setting in the forst quarter of a boys life

ting Task #1- ComparisonDifferences in personalityCoryMe1) Extremely imaginativeEx. The boys annual celebration of the termination of school for the summer where as Cory explains they grow wings and " ...

(6 pages) 39 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

HIV Babies

Last year, it was cause for celebration. The cause of celebration was for the results that several clinical trials of zidovudine ...

(4 pages) 80 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Accounts of Eros in the Plato's "Symposium"

word itself wasn't the only thing that was different about love. In Plato's 'Symposium', there is a celebration for Agathon. He had just won a dramatic contest in Athens, Greece two nights ago. It is ...

(7 pages) 197 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

La Quinceanera

e you a girl? Do you live in Mexico? If you're not I would bet you would want to be for one special celebration. This celebration is for la quinceanera, or the birthday of a fifteen year old girl. A l ... hanks and wishes to God. The party is a time of excitement and fun for the girl and the guests. The celebration is a turning point in the girl's life. It is a symbol of the girl becoming a woman, show ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"A day in the life of a male prostitute". An analyse of the short story Jubilee by Graham Greene

not a lot of money. He may live in a hotel, because he lives in some sort of room. There has been a celebration of the King, the Jubilee, but Mr. Chalfont has not joined in the festivities, because he ...

(10 pages) 47 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Columbus Day, as celebrated by people in the United States annually, is a total joke, as you will consent to after reading the article below.

reatly intrigued when Native Americans protested on Columbus Day and did not view it as a cause for celebration. From all my past readings in historical textbooks, Columbus has been described as a lov ...

(3 pages) 111 1 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Discussion and comparison of 2 works of Art from the MET. "Merry Company on a Terrace" by Jan Steen vs. "Modern Rome" by Giovanni Paolo Panini.

ally going on in the picture. Just from reading the title alone we already expect certain themes of celebration, happiness and joy of life. This is exactly what the painting illustrates. A group of or ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Comparison between transcendentalism and romanticism. What are the differences between the two?

Transcendentalists were influenced by romanticism, especially such aspects of self examination, the celebration of individualism, and the exploring the beauties of nature and of humankind. According t ...

(5 pages) 13766 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Vietnam, The Tet Offensive.

Tet OffensiveOn January 31, 1968, the first day of the celebration of the lunar new year, Vietnam's most important holiday, the North launched a major offe ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

J.B Priestley`s "An inspector calls".

Birling`s dinning room, where the family are gathered by Arthur Birling, a wealthy manufacturer in celebration of his daughter Sheila's engagement to her fiancée Gerald Croft. Also in attendan ...

(10 pages) 43 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Vietnamese New Year.

How I celebrate Vietnamese New YearThe Vietnamese biggest celebration is the welcoming of the New Year. It is called Tet, which means the first morning of the ... ancestors.The markets are swarmed with people preparing for the New Year. Most homes have the same celebration food and items. The traditionally food that must be purchased are the sugared fruits, ba ... l ceremony called Le Tru Tich takes place. The ritual is loud and everyone participates in the huge celebration. Adults and children lights up the firecrackers and bang the gongs to make loud noises t ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.1 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Kate Chopin's "Story of an Hour".

, a woman comes to the point where she celebrates the death of her kind and loving husband. Is this celebration humane? Chopin challenges her readers, through irony, to examine why this celebration is ...

(3 pages) 152 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Celebration" written by W.D. Valgardson.

ve loved one or being trapped by a bad storm, the natural animal instinct of survival is apparent. "Celebration" written by W.D. Valgardson studies that instinct and the helplessness of situations tha ... gresses their intentions to hurt each other ends up killing the children and saving themselves. The celebration aspect between the two adults is also very ironic in the way of the reasons for celebrat ...

(3 pages) 22 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

History of Beer.

rinking is done in a positive sense, it can give release from every day work life to just a form of celebration. This aspect and many others are what we may or may not have in common with the history ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Oct/2003

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

"Meeting the Threat"You are the Director of security at a University and you are concerned with rioting at sports events. Come up with solutions.

ce.We see it constantly in the news. "Dallas Cowboys win the Superbowl, fans riot in the streets in celebration." I have watched on many occasions where communities or school crowds turn to violence a ... have watched on many occasions where communities or school crowds turn to violence and vandalism in celebration. This behavior leads to millions of dollars in damages and negative press. It is almost ...

(3 pages) 33 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

My relationships with myself, and others.

abundance, productivity, a life that is emotionally and relationally rich-in short, life becomes a celebration. It is important to negotiate the rules of a relationship. But how do you do that. I th ...

(3 pages) 101 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This essay is a biography about Alexie Romanov who was the last tzar of russia.

rs, after the birth of the czar's first four children who were all girls, for an heir. The family's celebration was tragically ended six weeks after his birth. It was discovered by the family's physic ...

(1 pages) 25 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History