Essays Tagged: "escape route"

Symbolism in "Scarlet Letter" by Hawthorne

he settlement out into the wilderness where all signs of civilization vanish. This is precisely the escape route, from strict mandates of law and religion, to a refuge where men, as well as women, can ... h and crippling to one's inner self. Hawthorne created the forest to give the characters a place to escape and express their true thoughts, beliefs, and emotions. It was here that thoughts and ideas f ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.0 Oct/1996

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

Capital Punishment should be abolished

nd that death penalties have a deterrent effect on criminals.I believe that the death penalty is an escape route for criminals anyways. With being put in a cell for life imprisonment I believe they su ...

(1 pages) 636 1 2.6 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Slavey

freedom of others. She was purely of African ancestry, and she deeply sought freedom and wanted to escape. At age 25, she planned an escape route to Canada after fearing she would be sold to the sout ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Handmaids Tale

icons in the story such as Offred, the lead character, resort to reminiscing about the pasts as an escape route from this totalitarian regime.Atwood heightens the dystopic effects of her novel throug ...

(4 pages) 1102 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Claustrophobia

� fear of enclosed spaces. A more accurate description might be a fear of not having an easy escape route. There still is not one actual cure for this phobia, but there are many treatments that ...

(2 pages) 1302 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Scarlet letter 3

ttlement out into the wilderness where all signs of civilization vanish. This secluded trail is the escape route from strict mandates of law and religion to a refuge where men, as well as women, are a ... se her hair, she was at once transformed" (Hoffman 344). They [the readers] see the real Hester who escapes her sheild of shame. Her eyes grow radiant and a flush comes to her cheek. The reader recogn ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Welfare

hat it ended the pattern of trapping single mothers in poverty. Others feel that it gave mothers an escape route to refrain from working and depend on the government to take care of their families. Wi ...

(5 pages) 84 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

c causing it to spread rapidly. Most of the employees from the eighth and tenth floors were able to escape by rushing to stairs, the freight elevators, and the fire escape. Unfortunately, those whom o ... ecause they were unable to open the locked door to the exit. Catastrophe continued as the rear fire escape collapsed, killing many and eliminating an escape route for others still trapped. Those who w ...

(2 pages) 662 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Short Story -- Dust Clouds On The Primrose Path

ar look. He wasn't fine or anything, but he made her laugh, so you can guess the rest. Serg was her escape route. When they talked, he understood where she was coming from, he was on her level. Their ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Themes in the novel 'The Handmaids Tale'

ooth' running of society. Suicides appear to be a major threat to civilization as they serve as an 'escape route' out of the oppressive lifestyle - therefore precautions are taken to ensure that suici ... ames. Razors and any other potentially harmful objects have been removed to ensure that an urge to 'escape' is never satisfied. These arrangements, although seemingly severe, were seen as necessary af ...

(9 pages) 4273 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature