Essays Tagged: "death and destruction"

"Battle Royal"

in the lion's mouth. I want you to overcome 'em with yeses, undermine 'em with grins, agree 'em to death and destruction, let 'em swoller you till they vomit or bust wide open.' In other words his gr ...

(4 pages) 179 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hitler, the on who rebuilt Germany,

Adolf Hitler, the simple mention of his name conjures up memories of total war, death and destruction on an unprecedented scale, and always the deaths of millions of Jews and other ...

(7 pages) 72 0 3.3 Sep/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers

History of Arafat and the PLO. Argues that Arafat doesn't represent the best interests of the Palestinian people.

r themselves that the PLO is a means to enrichment and aggrandizement for the unscrupulous few, but death and destruction for everyone else." I feel that history shows Arafat's true colors time and ti ... ne toward Israel. Later that year, the intifada (Palestinian uprising) began in the Gaza Strip. The death toll rose on both sides. The Palestinians launched suicide attacks and the Israelis retaliate ...

(12 pages) 177 0 4.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Where is Your Special Place gives an indepth description of how one feels while at the beach, or when at home in their own "quiet place."

re can you go just to sit down and concentrate on thoughts of delight instead of worrying about the death and destruction caused by others? Where's your special place? I'll tell you mine.It's nighttim ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"All Quiet On The Western Front".

afe classroom cocoon, and made some of them against their will, to be thrust into a brutal world of death and destruction which few would come through unscathed. Typified in the following paragraph " ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Research paper on the poem "What Were They Like?" by Denise Levertov.

r feelings that she expressed through her poetry. The message to the reader is that war only causes death and destruction. She deliberately used the matter of fact questioning to portray what American ... n civilian life. I think it was this experience as a nurse that enabled her create a vivid image of death and destruction in her antiwar poetry and the strength to be so open about her antiwar feeling ...

(4 pages) 83 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Paper on Battle Royal

in the lion's mouth. I want you to overcome 'em with yeses, undermine 'em with grins, agree 'em to death and destruction, let 'em swoller you till they vomit or bust wide open." (209) He was trying t ...

(5 pages) 116 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Romeo and Juliet: Tragic or Pathetic Figures? An analysis of the Shakesperean characters Romeo and Juliet. Argues that they are tragic figures as opposed to pathetic figures.

ters have the ability to choose what they want to do, or are they simply destined to participate in death and destruction? There is ample evidence of both fate and free will in the play, and the prese ... e. Killing Tybalt caused not only Romeo's exile: it also triggered a chain of events leading to the deaths of Romeo, Juliet, Paris, and Lady Montague.Another example of an event beyond the control of ...

(2 pages) 70 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Romeo nad Juliet, Cause and Effect

Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play that ends in destruction. The play Begins with a feud and ends in death. Many events along the way are involved in the death and destruction. Each event has impacts i ... luencing the next. Cause and effect is essential in moving the plot of the story forward.Mercutio's death is the first of many deaths in the Play. Capulet's servant gave Romeo the party invitation lis ...

(2 pages) 26 1 3.0 May/2004

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

Romeo and Juliet; doomed from the outset?

cters have the ability to choose what they want to do or are they simply destined to participate in death and destruction? There is ample evidence of both fate and free will in the play and the presen ... obvious and transparent obstacle for the two lovers to overcome. This feud wreaks havoc and causes death and destruction throughout the play.The environment and time in history both place great diffi ...

(5 pages) 23 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Angola - Where it is now and what can be done for its future

owing this, Angola has been troubled by civil war and unrest, which reached unprecedented levels of death and destruction following UN sponsored elections in 1992. Angola's economy remains severely af ...

(10 pages) 60 0 4.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT summary and reflection

front lines where Paul and his friends are fighting for survival. As a result of the tragedies and deaths that they see all around them, Paul and his friends are completely disillusioned by the war. ... ght the war and suffer the devastation. Paul's platoon is often bombarded, and Paul constantly sees death and destruction all around him.Paul and his platoon are eventually granted a short time away f ...

(3 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The December 26, 2004 Tsunami in Southeast Asia

0 a.m. local time, the tsunami earthquake hit land in Southeast Asia and caused a massive amount of death and destruction. This 9.3 scale earthquake was the biggest and most dangerous to ever hit sinc ... unamis, and meteorites can also cause loss of lives.In the Simeulu Island, the tsunami didn't cause deaths and destruction because the amount of uplift was larger than the tallness of the waves. The m ...

(5 pages) 54 1 4.2 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Trace Macbeth's journey throughout the play using the themes of ambition, equivoation and free will versus destiny.

eare sadistically jests at the idea of equivocation and how a simple truth can lead to catastrophic death and destruction. The second theme is drive of ambition and power. Throughout the play there ar ... and that the witches merely acted as the agents of fate, while others believe that Macbeth's tragic death was conjured by his own personal flaws and actions. Macbeth is first discussed in the play as ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 May/2006

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

"All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque - Describe and comment on life in the German trenches during World War One on the Western Front, as depicted in the novel.

ause of many reasons, such as the unsanitary living conditions that the soldiers had to endure, the death and destruction that surrounded them, and the affects of the war and fighting that physically ... lly everybody's bread.' (Paul, Chapter 6, page 73)The trenches were filled with the putrid smell of death and unwashed men. There were no showers or toilets. If a man died, he was left there to rot in ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Egyptian Art Topic Paper

tradict themselves completely. For example, to the Egyptians the crocodile could symbolize not only death and destruction but also solar oriented life and regeneration, because both appear to be true ...

(4 pages) 123 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

A necessary evil

cene one (Our desires provide the means for our destruction)To some I'm known as the merchant of death and to others the purveyor of all that is immoral. Personally I like to draw a comparison betw ... evil, the only difference being, I wear a better suit. Yes I suppose you could blame me for all the death and destruction that exists in the world today, but please remember that I only represent your ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Facelessness of War - AP Language and Composition

se they are opposed to dying. In war, killing is necessary, so America attempts to ease the pain of death and destruction by inventing machines to kill the opposition more effectively and to better pr ... of biological warfare programs in 1969,” the idea that a person can be safe while causing the deaths of thousands of people is still embedded in the minds of Americans. In Iraq, the death of 10 ...

(3 pages) 1058 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Sniper

Liam O'Flaherty takes the reader into the life of one inparticular soldier. A sniper who lives for death"¦ An all around cold blooded killer in his mind, his eyes, and his experience. Look clo ... n, his "instinct" was to shoot. This displays a mindset of some one who has almost a need for death and destruction. Where usually a man in that position will first think of how he can avoid the ...

(4 pages) 1232 0 5.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marriage As A Form Of Justice In Measure For Measure

mantic love, the usual bawdy jokes concerning sex take on a dark twist, conveying instead images of death and destruction. Even the four marriages in the end do not constitute a happy ending, for they ... lo's intent to execute him. Therefore, he appears to be referring to some impending doom other than death, since he cannot possibly foresee his own beheading. He clearly fears that the discovery of Ju ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers