Essays Tagged: "Fool"

Jester, Clowns, Buffons, in Twelfh Night

Needs a bit of correction C+, grammatical mistakes, needs more points on Malevolio as a buffonA fool can be defined in many meanings according to theOxford English Dictionary On Historical Princip ... ester,clown' or 'one who has little or no reason or intellect' or'one who is made to appear to be a fool' (word originated fromNorth Frisian). In english literature, the two main ways whichthe fool co ...

(5 pages) 83 1 5.0 Nov/1996

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

Iago the Con from Othello

s that hewould do anything to have her as his own. Iago says about Roderigo, 'Thusdo I ever make my fool my purse.' [Act I, Scene III, Line 355] By playingon his hopes, Iago is able to swindle money a ... rning people's trust in him intotools to forward his own goals. His 'med'cine works! Thus credulous foolsare caught....' [pg. 1284, Line 44] Iago slowly poisons people's thoughts,creating ideas in the ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.7 Jan/1994

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

Iago the Con. Othelllo

that he would do anything to have her as his own. Iago says about Roderigo, 'Thus do I ever make my fool my purse.' [Act I, Scene III, Line 355] By playing on his hopes, Iago is able to swindle money ... ning people's trust in him into tools to forward his own goals. His 'med'cine works! Thus credulous fools are caught....' [pg. 1284, Line 44] Iago slowly poisons people's thoughts, creating ideas in t ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.3 Mar/1994

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

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar'He who will not reason is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not, is a slave.' - Sir William Drumman All men have the power to reason. Som ...

(4 pages) 111 2 4.6 Mar/1995

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

Clothes and Shakespeare; The Conspiracy

nvalue, so is his level of power and status. Lear finds the bottom of the abyss he enterswhen he, a fool, a beggar, and a madman have taken shelter in a hut from a storm. ForLear to be in the company ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.1 Feb/1997

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

King Lear, Searching for Vision

exercise of power dominate his person. But a series of losses (based on his own bad decisions), a 'fool' of a conscious, a powerful storm, a 'supposed' crazy man, and the death of the one who truly l ... Lear is when he is outside in the storm. After unhappily leaving Gloucester's castle, Lear and the Fool find themselves outside in a fierce storm. It is through his anger over his last confrontation ...

(6 pages) 107 1 4.1 Nov/1996

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

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

a work camp. He pretty much saw everything and everyone as a joke but the only person who he didn't fool was nurse Ratchet. He thought that he would be able to leave in a couple of months, the time of ...

(3 pages) 156 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Healing Health Care

see new cures and treatments springing into our clinics and homes at an unprecedented rate. Only a fool would argue that these advances are not helping millions, but the costs inherent with these new ...

(3 pages) 250 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

The Ways We Use The English Language. The various ways in which Americans us the English Language

ar piece. Of allthe times I have embarrassed myself by sticking my foot in my mouth, or by making a foolof myself by playing with a strange toy in the toy department, only to my surprise,everyone in t ... d things like this in our lives, and it is strange whatmakes it so interesting to watch people make fools of themselves, as mentioned by Bakerin this quote, '...and any one could could have spoken out ...

(3 pages) 141 0 2.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Fate's misfortune in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"

d instances where fate is blamed for amishap is when Romeo cries out the he supposedly is fortune's fool.He claims that fate has brought on Mercutio's death, and has leadhim to kill Tybalt in revenge. ... he has done, and,unable to believe that he did this of his own will, cries out that he isfortune's fool (III, I, 135).While many people may say that Romeo's grief caused him tokill Tybalt, this still ...

(4 pages) 237 6 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Russian Imperial Army Reforms: The Reliance on the outdated Bayonet while Gunpowder emerged as Supreme in European Armies.

70s, do you agree or disagree with the viewpoint of the Military Academy Elite that "The bullet's a fool, the bayonet's a fine lad."Answer:I highly disagree with the statement "The bullet's a fool, th ... sian mindset were just that--attempts.Even as Mikhnevich declared that the bullet was far from the "fool" and the bayonet was only "a fine lad" in certain arenas, it was now evident that the two must ...

(2 pages) 75 1 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Plight of Daisy in The Great Gatsby

t we know about Daisy Buchanan comes through Nick. Most readers see her as superficial, shallow and foolish but this outward appearance is Daisy's attempt to conceal how she really feels. Nick tells t ... es. At one point, Daisy chose to confess her true feelings to Nick. Daisy says that she rather be a fool"incapable of and invulnerable to ideas and emotions"and she hopes that her daughter will be a f ...

(1 pages) 46 1 2.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Night's DreamIn Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" the mortal teenagecharacters fall in love foolishly, and the character Bottom states, "Owhat fools these mortals be". They are foolish because ... en. Although Lysander, Hermia, Demetrius, and Helena appeargrown-up, when they are in love they act foolishly. The four teenagelovers are fools.Demetrius is a fool because he is unaware that his love ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

"I'm A Fool" by Sherwood Anderson

"I'm A Fool" by Sherwood Anderson takes the reader into the mind of a lying, ambivalent, uneducated and som ... by Sherwood Anderson takes the reader into the mind of a lying, ambivalent, uneducated and somewhat foolish youth. It is a story of a foolish incident in which he lies to a beautiful girl in attempt t ... s him for who he is, not the imaginary character whom he claimed himself to be. The theme in "I'm A Fool", deals with the consequences associated with dishonesty and deceitfulness, and he is able to e ...

(2 pages) 21609 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is about the short story "I'm a fool" by Sherwood Anderson. The story is about how a horse swipe lies to a pretty young lady.

Everyone has morals. The usual ones are: Don't lie, cheat, or steal. The swipe in "I'm a fool" by Sherwood Anderson does not seem to possess these morals throughout the story, although he d ... e end of the story. He lies, cheats, and steals, though not in a way most consider normal.In "I'm a fool" the swipe lies. He lies about who he is, where he is from, and what he does. He tells Miss Eli ... and give him my job. I don't care nothing for working, and earning money, and saving it for no such fool as myself," he is still a liar, a cheat, and a thief.

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

English translation to the 5th and 6th song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Jay' CD.

moving, who let the scores stopMy girlfriend is cheering me on the sideBut why do you still make a fool out of meSpeak up. How did you snatch my ballSpeak up. Why did you hit my handSay it. You don't ...

(2 pages) 28 0 1.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A comparison of "Deirdre" and "On Baile's Strand" by William Butler Yeats.

haracters, and sets the scene at the beginning. In On Baile's Strand Yeats uses two characters, the Fool and the Blind Man, whose purpose in the play was to describe the situation and the characters i ... the characters. Even with this similarity, however, there is a difference. In On Baile's Strand the Fool and the Blind man are not directly involved in the action of the play. The exception is at the ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Whos is the tragic hero, Brutus or Ceasar?

The tragic flaw and the tragic hero"He who will not reason is a bigot, he who cannot is a fool." -Sir William DrummanEvery man was given the natural ability to reason through situations and ...

(4 pages) 73 2 4.3 Apr/2003

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

'Othello' by William Shakespeare.

nsible for the death - the person who pulled the trigger, or the person who was shot. No matter how foolishly the victim acts, the trigger, in the end is pulled by the murderer. Similarly, despite the ... the very start, that it is his intention to bring about the fall of Othello."For whiles this honest fool [Cassio] Plies Desdemona to repair his fortunes, And she for him pleas strongly to the Moor, I' ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.0 May/2003

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

Classic Slave Naratives, A comparison of the accounts of Gustavus Vassa and Frederick Douglass.

this subject. Vassa dreamed of freedom and wrote," Where slaves are free, and men oppress no more. Fool that I was, injur'd so long to pain, To trust to hope, or dream of joy again!" Though he had be ...

(3 pages) 100 1 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History