Essays Tagged: "Devil"

Ouija Boards

ouija board has become a controversial subject. Some people regard them as'evil' or a 'tool of the Devil', yet they continue to be sold in stores along Scrabble andMonopoly as a game. The Ouij ... extremely frightening things can occur. Sinister messages can be spelt out, claimed tocome from the devil. As to prove that no one person is purposely pushing the pointer,tales have been told of all r ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


, Seeing you come.'"(Shakespeare 105). He shows disrespect to Desdemona in front of other people. "'Devil'he strikes her 'I have not deserved this.'" (141). Othello changes even more dramaticallybecau ... er! Come go with me part. I will withdraw To furnish me withsome swift means of death. For the fair devil. Now are the my lieutenant'" (122).Othello's other flaw is his anger. Othello acts upon his an ...

(2 pages) 87 1 2.8 Nov/1996

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


n addition Prospero orally abuses him by saying rude things like, 'Thou poisonous slave, got by the devil himself Upon thy wicked dam, come forth!' (35) Prospero is scolding him saying he is evil. Pro ...

(1 pages) 42 0 4.7 Jan/1997

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

That Place In Your Mind (What is hell, related to Dante's Inferno)

they could not get to the holy land. In Christianity, Hell is a place that God created and sent the Devil to rule over, because he challenged God's power. It is where a person goes if she commits sins ...

(2 pages) 83 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay on the paper: "Mary Jane: The Devil Weed?"

otic and am not a believer in the research indicated.ABSTRACT: This paper, entitled 'Mary Jane: The Devil Weed?' attempts toexamine what we know about marijuana and what problems are associated withit ... ple using cannabisderivatives, these facts raise a significant public health concern.'Is marijuana 'devil weed'? Though marijuana 'does not produce physicaldependence,' it does produce 'psychological ...

(3 pages) 90 1 3.9 Nov/1995

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

A review of Goethe's "Faust"

of things because in the end you will pay for them. This novel starts off with Mephisto the Devil asking God to be able to tempt a scholar named Faust. Mephisto talks with angels and God. Meph ... s very good I give this novel a rating of an A. Some people might think it is not good cause of the Devil in it. This is a good novel no matter what people say you should take a look at it.

(2 pages) 167 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of the Poem "Lucifer in Starlight" by George Meredith

d from heaven, and sent to the underworld of hell, where he known as Satan. The title refers to the devil as 'in starlight', so this means he has to rise to a place where the stars are visible, not th ... the people who will become denizens of his hell eventually. Here Meredith shows how much hubris the devil really has, for the reader can just see Lucifer savoring over the masses entering his vile dom ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An Analysis of Various Hawthourne Short Stories. "Rapaccinni's Daughter, " "Young Goodman, " "The Birthmark,""Look up to heaven, and resist the wicked one"

carrier of a deadly poison. In "Young Goodman" he targets Faith as the character who is lost to the Devil. In the stories "Rappaccini's Daughter," and "The Birthmark," Hawthorne also uses men as trans ... Brown, Faith, the wife of Young Goodman Brown is a character who loses her faith and submits to the Devil. Hawthorne, in this case directly uses faith as the carrier of a flaw. That is, she does not c ...

(3 pages) 156 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A look within Milton's " Paradise Lost " Looks at Satan as the tragic hero in the Poem

Milton's Satan continues to fascinate critics largely because he is so complex than the Devil of the Christian tradition appears. Satan's rebelliousness, his seeking of transcendence, his ... es, thus making it all the greater. Throughout the epic Milton dramatizes this dependence among the devils- even the hatred that gives them their energy is based on that reality which they are bent on ...

(3 pages) 190 1 2.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The crucible, by Miller" - 900 wd essay of who initiated the tragedy in Salem?

the girls initiated the tragedy, what with all their talk about spirits and the conjurance with the devil during the opening act. For one reason or another, it can be said that the blame for this trag ...

(4 pages) 51 0 1.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A review of "Beowulf"

ople of Herot 'sacrificed to the old stone gods / Made heathen vows / hoping for Hell'sSupport, the Devil's guidance in driving their affliction off.' (175-178). With the use of the word'old' in this ...

(3 pages) 78 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

biblical illusions in "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding

metaphors, the character Simon stands out as the Christ figure, and the Beastplays the part of the Devil.As Simon is out walking, he comes across a group of small children trying to reachfruit hangin ... 'the Beast' is a dead paratrooper. Christ was also known to be a profit andto predict works of the Devil. Simon predicting the instances of the beast conjuresthoughtful feelings in him, and leads Sim ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.4 May/1996

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

"A clockwork orange" by Anthony Burgess. About the criminal justice system

anism lovely with colour and juice but is in fact only a clockwork toy to be wound up by God or the Devil or State'(Burgess ix).Burgess expresses the idea that man can not be completely good or evil a ...

(7 pages) 134 1 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hawthorne portayes two different ways of soliciting or being solicited by the devil "Young Goodman Brown" and "Rappacini's Daughter"

ad to be free of sin and evil. It goes without saying, that you could never be caught conjuring the devil, as is illustratedby the horrors of the infamous Salem witch trials. In Young Goodman Brown, a ... i's Daughter NathanielHawthorne portrays two different ways of soliciting or being solicited by the devil. The final scenes in both of these storiesalthough similar in nature, are actually conflicting ...

(8 pages) 174 0 4.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay briefly describing and providing an analysis of Young Goodman Brown and The Telltale Heart.

th, in the wind. Goodman Brown followed the path until it ended, where there was a ceremony for the devil attended by those whom he previously saw as the most upright in their faith with God. Goodman ... people who Goodman Brown sees as the most holy and upright in their faith are secretly apart of the devil's various schemes and are totally corrupted by him.The Telltale HeartThe Telltale Heart, by Eg ...

(4 pages) 142 0 3.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Flesh and the Devil - Clarence Brown, technical devices and cinematic movements of 1920s in the construction of drama.

The narrative and visual story of Clarence Brown's Flesh and the Devil is constructed through technical device of the 1920s and cinematic movements of this period. M ... -edged, sharp tones of previous films. This new approach to cinematography is used in Flesh and the Devil; examples of this soft blurry image are mainly used to describe female or the 'morally' good c ... distorted and exaggerated sets, costume and make up. The ideas and techniques used in Flesh and the Devil oppose the expressionist genre of film. As it portrays a realistic and naturalized narrative. ...

(8 pages) 48 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne: The sins of the characters.

ale, and Chillingworth. Sin toughened Hester,, humanizes Dimmesdale, and turns Chillingworth into a devil.The Puritans were not against sex but actually encouraged it between married couples. Sex make ... rying out his own vengeance, he destroys himself. He attempts to play God, and instead turns into a devil. A large number "affirmed that Roger Chillingworth's aspect had undergone a remarkable change ...

(12 pages) 94 1 3.6 Nov/2002

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

"The Magic Barrel" by Bernard Mallamud

, their lives are controlled by a lot of religious rules and laws which help them keep far away the Devil or more important closer to their Great Father, God. Here, the story reminds us, or at least t ... for teaching the community the law by which they could get closer to God, was rather closer to the Devil. It not only made him panic, but also was a drama for the Jewish community.The magic barrel he ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown"

tions. It is apparent that after Goodman's journey he becomes distrusting because he either met the devil in that forest or fell asleep and dreamt of him. The story seems to lean toward him meeting th ... lines, different morals can be deduced. Goodman Brown's struggle between the evil temptations, the devil, and the proper church abiding life, is a struggle he does not think he can face. The tale is ...

(3 pages) 236 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Having looked at a variety of critical studies, and having weighed the evidence, what do you consider to be the most important motives behind Iago's actions in Shakespeare's 'Othello'?

nature. His vicious tongue indicates the intensity of his hatred, when referring to Othello as "the Devil". However, it is possible that he simply manipulates Roderigo through language into becoming h ... go and the enormity of his crimes to mythic proportions". Iago associates his evil with that of the Devil with, "For my wits and all the tribe of Hell" and "I am not what I am", which implies that he ...

(6 pages) 65 0 4.5 Feb/2003

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