Essays Tagged: "destitute"

"The Pearl" by John Steinbeck

In John Steinbeck's The Pearl, a destitute pearl diver finds a giant pearl with whichhe hopes to buy peace and happiness for his fami ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.3 Jul/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

The plague and its effects on European society.

tury history..."Yves Renouard"...Ministers and executors...were either dead or sick or else felt so destitute...that they were unable to exercise any office..."Giovanni BoccaccioThe Plague is often re ...

(8 pages) 95 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A War of the Ages.

never lashing out in an unprovoked, military manner. That is, until 1950, when the invasion of this destitute, dignified country by the Chinese empire sparked a monstrous Tibetan, militant rebellion. ...

(6 pages) 54 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Comarison of the bias over the Pequot War in four different US History textbooks.

sents the Puritans expansion as a favor to the Native Americans. It states that the Natives were so destitute that they offered their independence and land for military protection. Subsequently the Pu ...

(3 pages) 33 1 1.7 Nov/2003

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

Reaching Mrs. Brown: Interiotity and Typification in Virginia Woolf. This is essentially a study of VW's methods of characterisation.

aterial description left his characters bare. Taking as her example a putative Mrs. Brown, elderly, destitute, proud and afraid, she proposes that Bennett would, in describing her, intricately and ski ...

(13 pages) 101 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

King Lear - Renaissance models of femininity require women to be quite and submissive; Lear's evil daughters Goneril and Regal subvert all excepted codes of filial and feminine behaviour. Discuss?

h the offspring that really love them. As a result of their lack of judgment, both fathers are made destitute by their unappreciative children. The filial greed and ingratitude shown towards their fat ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.1 Feb/2004

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

The essay is on Charles Dickens' novel, "A Tale of Two Cities". It describes the theme, "People must retore into a new life by sacrificing, instead of follwing the path of hatred and murder."

h and apathetic behaviors cause them to abuse their power to punish and adulterate the lives of the destitute. As the outcome, anger and vengeance grow in the hearts of the people affected by them. To ...

(4 pages) 17 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Who is Adolf Hitler? A Biography of Adolf Hitler.

ed both times. Between 1909 and 1913, he lived in Vienna. There is controversy as to whether he was destitute there. He moved to Munich (Germany) in 1913, and was still there when World War I broke ou ...

(3 pages) 58 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Francis of Assisi

n experience. Although his life was short, from the onset of his conversion, he set out to help the destitute, lepers and preach the message of the gospel. Francis helped others in their time of need ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Blakes London

ders on a journey through the "chartered" section of the city of London, a place where the poor and destitute are forced to live. Blake uses this piece to depict eighteenth century London, where socia ... an impoverished life. The final stanza symbolizes the social problems that exist within this destitute community. As the journey through the "chartered" streets come to an end, you can hear the ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Descursive Essay on Asylum Seekers in Britain

kers? In fact, no. Asylum seekers are not allowed to claim mainstream welfare benefits. If they are destitute, the only option for some is to apply for support with the National Asylum Support Service ... th the National Asylum Support Service (NASS), the Government department responsible for supporting destitute asylum applicants. NASS support is very basic indeed. A single adult has to survive on &po ...

(5 pages) 64 0 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Drugs and alcohol

rt in the people?s culture. Whether it be a native taking hallucinogens for a religious ceremony, a destitute alcoholic drinking on a city street, or a group of teenagers smoking marijuana, drugs and ...

(4 pages) 89 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


ut while Hitler only left graves, devastation and degradation in Germany, Stalin turned a starving, destitute land into a powerful industrial state. However, this gain, and Russia's increase in territ ...

(6 pages) 39 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Mexicos Fight for Independence

end the rich Europeans, also known as gachupines and on the other a huge population of deprived and destitute criollos.Between the years 1740 and 1803 the prime export to Spain was gold and silver, am ...

(9 pages) 74 2 4.2 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Flesh in Scarlet Letter

There exist little in The Scarlet Letter that cannot be traced back to the dark, debilitating, and destitute repercussions correlating with fleshly sin. Moreover, the effect of sin in The Scarlet Let ...

(5 pages) 35 1 4.7 Apr/2005

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

Globalization and its effect on Market Dominant Minorities

s up to the state to press charges. No charges were ever filed. The largely ethnic Filipino, mostly destitute, police force was unsympathetic to the woman's death, and apathetic towards the case. This ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The life of Adolph Hitler

ed both times. Between 1909 and 1913, he lived in Vienna. There is controversy as to whether he was destitute there. He moved to Munich (Germany) in 1913, and was still there when World War I broke ou ...

(3 pages) 47 2 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The Decline of Presidential Reconstruction and Rise of Congressional Reconstruction. Cite from "Voices from the Reconstruction Years" by Glenn M. Linden

rried away, or butchered. My wagons, ploughs, implements, all destroyed; and I am here, temporarily destitute, without money to spare to telegraph you." (Simms pg. 3) The harsh conditions led to the e ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

S-U-C-C-E-S-S starts with D-I-F-F-E-R-E-N-C-E

Poverty. Political Instability. Chaos.These are the problems our destitute motherland suffers nowadays.I remember one day I saw a mother and her kid walking on the s ...

(4 pages) 18 0 2.6 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Civil War Prisons

ly accepted by many groups of historians that prisons in the South, during the Civil War, were in a destitute state as compared to those in the North. What might not be taken into consideration is tha ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers