Essays Tagged: "Countess"

A Queen Adored, England's Elizabeth II

A QUEEN ADORED: ENGLAND'S ELIZABETH IICountess of Longford, Elizabeth Pakenham, was born in London England in 1906. She attended Lady Marg ...

(7 pages) 94 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Phillis Wheatly

Whitefield, the great preacher who frequently toured New England, happened to be a close friend of Countess Selina of Huntington, and the latter invited Phillis to London to assist her in the publica ...

(1 pages) 196 4 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Alexander Pushkin "The Queen of Spades" Hermann and Greed

e Queen of Spades is one of the oldest games of chance. What I will try to determine is whether the Countess' seemingly real ghost is authentic only in so much as Hermann's consuming madness produces ... coming a member of the Russian elite. After an evening at a friend's, he learns the story of an old countess who is known to hold an invincible secret at playing cards. This Countess resides with her ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

This is a paper on the basic life of Geoffrey Chaucer, and the fundamental concepts of his composition "The Canterbury Tales".

king to advance his political career. He served in the army, as a member of the house of Elizabeth, Countess of Ulster, and was appointed comptroller of the customs and subsidy of wool, skins, and tan ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

The marriage of Figaro review of a theater play

mainly in three rooms, adjacent to each other. The Count?s room, Figaro and Suzanne?s room and the Countess? room in this particular order. Instead of making the rooms small enough to all fit in the ... e is facing them. The door to the right leads to the Count?s room, the one to the left opens on the Countess? room and the further one place in the center leads to the rest of the Almaviva castle. The ...

(6 pages) 82 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The truth about prince kellms von metternich.

e son of Count Georg, the Austrian envoy of the Count of Vienna at Koblenz,- and Maria Beatrix, nee Countess Von Kageneck. The French revolutionary wars were going on at the time of his childhood. Thi ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Book Summary of War and Peace This was written for a freshmen World Civ. class.

his idle company and indulges in frivolous pleasures. In the house of Rostovs, the name day of the Countess is celebrated. The Countess is kind and generous and proud of her children. Her daughter Na ... sed to him during an encounter with the enemy and also mentions about the promotion he had got. The Countess feels disturbed to hear about his injury, but is proud of the bravery of her son. Count Ros ...

(6 pages) 22 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare characterisation in the Age of Innocence and Poor Things

. Below is a brief synopsis of Age of Innocence; Newland Archer is engaged to May Welland, but when Countess Ellen Olenska comes back from a disastrous marriage, Archer and Olenska are attracted to on ...

(2 pages) 80 2 1.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Geoffrey Chaucer

yal court. In 1357 the first real record of Chaucer says that he was a page in the household of the Countess of Ulster, she was the wife of Prince Lionel. From this time on Chaucer on Chaucer is belie ...

(7 pages) 62 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Elizabeth Bathory: The Blood Countess

er business...(Krause,2003). He was home long enough to make sure that his bloodline continued. The Countess grew very bored, and during those lonely periods away from the count, she began to have cou ... st(Count Gator,2003). During this time, Elizabeth began to dabble in witchcraft taught to her bythe Countess Dorothea Szentes. Also when she would visit her aunt,Countess Karla Bathory, she would enga ...

(4 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lady Bathory. Lots of research on the vampire countess

The Vampire CountessThe story of Lady Bathory is a strange and grisly real-life vampire tale. She was born in 15 ... ory of Lady Bathory is a strange and grisly real-life vampire tale. She was born in 1560, and was a countess in Hungary. She was said to be very beautiful with an angelic complection. It's also certai ... as said to be very beautiful with an angelic complection. It's also certain she was very cruel.This countess was obsessed with her looks. She wasn't going to trust her beauty to a plain old jar of col ...

(10 pages) 39 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Geoffrey Chaucer

, and Latin (Pearsall 29). In 1357, Chaucer took a position in the royal court of Elizabeth, Countess of Ulster (Macropedia 760). With the help of his father John, Chaucer was able to work with ...

(5 pages) 62 1 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"A region without problems and a people without grievances." Discuss this view of Southeast Asia and its inhabitants in the years 1870-1942.

ing what the Westerners had in mind for them, there were many negative backlashes on the region and countess grievances by the people. While it must not be forgotten that there were minimal advantages ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Age Of Innosence

r benefit. The van der Luydens send a large envelope to Mrs. Mingott's door which means that countess Ellen Olenska has been accepted by the van der Luydens, which in turn means that she will s ...

(6 pages) 466 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Archery Hunting

r got married on May 2, 1969. Earl Spencer also re-married to the daughter of Barbara Cartland, the Countess of Dartmouth. Diana's father died on March 29, 1992 from a heart attack. He died in a Londo ...

(10 pages) 16 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Geoffrey Chaucer

ent in English and French (Malcolmson 12). After school Chaucer worked as a page in the home of the Countess of Ulster. In 1367 he a squire working in the house closely related to Edward III. Then he ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Queen Of Spades

e. As the gentlemen reflect on their wins and loses Tomsky tells a story about his grandmother, the Countess. He tells the guys that the Countess has the ability to play three cards and always guess t ... decides not to use his father's money.As the story continues the Lisaveta is introduced. She is the Countess' maid that hates her life. Lisaveta is willing to do anything to get out of her current sit ...

(4 pages) 8 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Characters from shakesperes tw

tivate him, just as, soon after, when she's sent to "woo" Olivia, these qualities also entrance the Countess. Indeed, in almost every scene in which she appears - whether she's jesting with Feste, qui ...

(13 pages) 831 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

GCSE COURSEWORK 19TH century style newspaper article of The Red Room by H.G. Wells

Lorraine Castle, haunted?The Castle Lorraine, which since her ladyship the Countess of Lorraine’s death last August, has been left in the care of three elderly pensioners ... ing neither smoke nor glow behind. I thought back to the young duke and his tragic death, the timid countess, my mind was in a whirl. My voice gained a queer high note as I rushed to relight the candl ... n about the origins of these old folk. Possible links between the unusual death of her ladyship the Countess of Lorraine are even being made.The Countess was discovered dead in her room on the morning ...

(4 pages) 425 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character Analysis of Malvolio and Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

ooks like a simple type of a person. He seems to be a puritan and a stiff and proper servant in the Countess' household. But later, we get to know that he is a proud and arrogant person who likes to s ... pparent to someone as dense as Sir Andrew. The mere fact that he has made no progress in wooing the Countess (Olivia) does not surprise us. What is astonishing is that he still believes that he still ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2009

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