Essays Tagged: "Darkness"

A Futuristic Interview With Romeo

ready. We do just that - go back and visit those times and places that had so much mystery, so much darkness, and so little knowledge. Our current model of time machine is the best that money can buy ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

The Deterioration of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth's Relationship

Macbeth is a play full of darkness, evil, and tragedy. It is the story of a man who goes against his conscience and commits a ...

(5 pages) 172 0 4.2 Jul/1996

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

Night: Rejoice or Rebel?

as a time forcelebration and love. The second, and most commonly associated with night, is a time ofdarkness and horror. Two shining examples of the different emotions and reactions brought onby darkn ... later promises during the welcomed night to be loyal to himthroughout his life. Under the cloak of darkness she is unafraid to pledge, 'And all my fortunesat thy foot I'll lay, And follow thee my lor ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.0 Jan/1996

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


s of imagery. This essay seeks to prove that in the play Macbeth the authorWilliam Shakespeare uses darkness imagery for three dramatic purposes. Those three purposesare, to create atmosphere, to arou ... osphere, to arouse the emotions of the audience and to contribute to themajor theme of the play.The darkness imagery in Macbeth contributes to its ominous atmosphere. In the verybeginning of the play ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.9 Nov/1996

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

The concept of Afterlife as explained through world's major religions

rain. The world turned hazy, then completely dark, as George felt himself slowly floating into the darkness. He flew and flew without end. Then there was the light - that infamous 'light at the end o ... ve, and the aged boatman Charon ferried the souls of the dead across these waters. Somewhere in the darkness of the underworld Hades' palace was located. It was represented as a many-gated, dark and g ...

(10 pages) 322 1 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Frankenstein. Compares movie Frankenstein with Mary Shelly's Frankenstein

t to life, through electricity. Also he usually wears a black suit with black pants. This shows the darkness that surrounded the monster. In most of the movies and T.V. shows, Frankenstein walks like ...

(2 pages) 249 0 4.3 Nov/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - The Meetings between Montag and Clarisse

ize that he is not happy after Clarisse asks the question and arrivesin his home. Montag observes ' Darkness. He was not happy. He was not happy. Hesaid the words to himself. He recognized this as the ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

James Joyce's "Araby"

ght into the narrator's thoughts and feelings is found at the end of the story. "Gazing up into the darkness I saw myself as a creature driven and derided by vanity; and my eyes burned with anguish an ... The last sentence of the story contains four words that deal with the sense of sight: gazing, darkness, saw, and eyes. The story both begins and ends with darkness. The first sentence tells that ...

(2 pages) 152 0 4.8 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Beowulf--author unknown....another paper on beowulf as an epic hero

mber of sea-huge monsters I killed. What man, anywhere under Heaven's high arch, has fought in such darkness, endured more misery, or been harder pressed?" (Line #307). Beowulf wanted to be looked upo ... My people have said…They have seen my strength for themselves, have watched me rise from the darkness of war, dripping with my enemies' blood" (Line #149). There was no doubt that the people of ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Lord of the Flies Discuss what 'The darkness of man's heart' means.

to do this essay on is to discuss the way the novel is described; it is described as exploring 'the darkness of man's heart'. The novel is set in the not too distant future where war is waging between ... going to look at how the events on the island have created an idea that the novel is exploring 'the darkness of mans heart'.There are many areas within the novel which give evidence to support the vie ...

(4 pages) 65 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Lord of the Flies

knew what images it would create. Fear is the only thing that stopped the boys from going into the darkness. Literally and also symbolically.All of the boys on the island, are still of quite a young ... n to have bad dreams and are scared to go near the jungle. In this sense, the jungle represents the darkness, because it is an unknown place, with little light, where there is the possibility of infin ...

(3 pages) 72 0 2.3 Oct/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

The Births of Kings in 'Hamlet', by William Shakespeare and 'Oedipus Rex', by Sophocles

them first, to enlightenment and then to their downfall. This is a battle between the light and the darkness, the light being the truth and the darkness being the lie. Throughout the two plays we can ... n see the light, meaning he has vision, but at the same time he is blind and is still living in the darkness of a lie.The lie leads to a day when a blind prophet reveals the truth to him that he had i ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.5 Feb/1997

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

multiple personalities in "The Scarlet Letter" written by Nathaniel Hawthorn

he first encounter with the forest we have symbolizes just some of the evil that lingers within the darkness of the forest. As Hester and Pearl are leaving governor Bellinghams estate they are confro ...

(3 pages) 44 0 4.3 Nov/1996

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

Ascending to Darkness. This is a short story fantasy story about a young elf who goes into the world seeking magic just to be corrupted by evil lure of power.

Ascending to Darkness:As I look now upon the road that I have traveled I see clearly what I set out to become. If ... d to me by the damned spirit. In a lost temple deeply hidden from the world I read the pages in the darkness with only a candle to give light to the dust-filled tomb. I discovered in this the secret p ... of the Shadow Arcane when he did not appear as I instructed. Instead a dark shadow fell on the very darkness itself. I heard howls of unearthly origin; nothing could make such sounds not even the daem ...

(4 pages) 251 2 4.8 Apr/2002

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

Themes in "The Minister's Black Veil" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

s internal nature, he not only found the source of dignity and virtue, but also certain elements of darkness and violence. In The Minister's Black Veil, these elements are treated as real and inescapa ... obably the one that best matches Hawthorne's point of view. According to this line of thought, the 'darkness' that Hawthorne describes is a natural part of the personality. However, because of social ...

(3 pages) 128 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Joseph Campbell and Comparative Religions

In the beginning there was darkness. Then there was light. Then there wasconsciousness. Then there were questions and then ther ... or stories to account for the world. In almost every ancient culturethe universe was thought of as darkness, nothing and chaos until order is induced by thedivine creative hand. The type of order env ... Tribes the supreme deityof their religion is confronted by an adversary representing the powers of darkness andevil. Very much like the relationship in the Christian mythos between God and Lucifer,th ...

(6 pages) 225 2 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Narrative Techniques of Poe

. I think that this was done deliberatly by Poe so that the reader canmake a connection between darkness and death. For example, in the 'Pit andthe Pendulum', the setting is originally pitch b ...

(5 pages) 249 0 2.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Children of the Sun- A fantasy short story about a young girl and her brother living on a foreign planet.

light would be sufficient enough to revive her into a conscious state. Brabe looked around into the darkness and tried to remember what he had done to become caught in this awful dark chamber. First h ... enough sun power to keep her alive.The border guards had caught him just as he was getting into the darkness. He knew that his Father was being held prisoner in the "Dark World" as his elders called i ...

(8 pages) 70 0 3.5 May/2002

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne' s stories that exemplify the diversity of his writing are " Young Goodman Brown" , " Ethan Brand" , and "The Birthmark" .

and" , and "The Birthmark" .Having read these stories it is possible to become engrossed in the darknessthat is portrayed and none is better than " Young Goodman Brown" . Young GoodmanBro ... world renowned writer for his many skills butespecially for his vivid descriptions of gloom and darkness. These skills define hiswriting and have an affect on the reader of astonishment. The ...

(6 pages) 144 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is a breif discripition of how the KKK formed and who the founding fathers were.

e, the KKK often uses violence and moves over the law to promote their cause. They have been in the darkness for over one hundred and thirty years and continue to increase in America's society today.T ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues