Essays Tagged: "frail"

The Outer and Inner Worlds of H.G. Wells and R.L. Stevenson

he Time Traveller tells his story in dim light; he tells how he meets the Eloi. The Eloi are short, frail and have the face of Tuberculosis patients. These strange people all wear a fantastically made ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Decision That Could Have Been, alcoholism

es letting go of old habits, has a lowself-esteem that leads to her being submissive, and puts up a frail fight by hidingher feelings behind her sarcastic comments.Jig faces an immense decision that w ... cter Jig in Hills Like White Elephants wasunable to change her life through her decision due to her frail characteristics. Somereasons that lead up to her failure were: the hardships of letting go of ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.4 Jan/1996

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

Battle of the Sexes, who is more superior , man or woman?

nding office jobs. There are exceptions though such as the big 250 pound butch women and the skinny frail men who switch roles and that is perfectly fine. This becomes a problem when the massive dumb ...

(2 pages) 89 2 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Ralph Waldo Emerson - A Man of Many Faces. This biography deals with Emerson and his diverse lifestyle and writing practices throughout his life.

ld meet his first wife, Ellen Louise Tucker. The two got married but unfortunately, Tucker was very frail and died of tuberculosis. After his wife's death, Emerson abandoned preaching, perhaps seeing ...

(2 pages) 118 0 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

You are what you eat, Why your body is what it is and how what you eat relates to your health

an obese individual you would now that they have a nutritional problem. Likewise when you look at a frail underweight individual they may have a nutritional problem as well. Your health depends on wha ...

(2 pages) 112 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Points out that the reason for the eventual downfall for the characters in the play "Hamlet" are caused by character flaws such as: obsession, cleverness, manipulation and bitterness.

itter, the deaths of these two contrasting yet vastly similar characters are inevitable. Gertrude's frail personality and her apparent unfaithfulness lead to her indirect death. As littler or as large ... ftermath of his ambition to be King.A widow and a Queen, the new wife to King Claudius, Gertrude is frail and was undoubtedly unfaithful to Hamlet's father, King Hamlet. Gertrude's frail personality c ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.9 Feb/2003

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

Tennessee Williams's "Streetcar Named Desire" early reflections on character, interaction between characters and theme.

ern belle who lives in a state of perpetual panic about her fading beauty. Her manner is dainty and frail, and she sports a wardrobe of showy but cheap evening clothes. Stanley quickly sees through Bl ...

(10 pages) 223 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Mrs. Louise Mallard in the story "The Story of an Hour"

occurred. Her sister, Josephine, has to tell her sister that her husband died because Louise is so frail. Louise wept for a time then left to go to her room alone. When in her room, Louise, felt some ...

(2 pages) 141 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Examining the character of Andres in "Talking in Whispers" by James Watson

he has just escaped from the CNI who killed his friend and kidnapped his father. He is described as frail with "all sharp angles- bony shoulders, wide hips" (p.12) It also says that:"He was lithe and ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Frailty, thy name is woman.

FRAILTY, THY NAME IS WOMEN Frailty is defined as being fragile, foible, and having a moral we ... d having a moral weakness (Oxford Dictionary). At one point during the play Hamlet, Hamlet states, "Frailty, thy name is women" (i.ii.146), generalizing that all women are frail. During the period Ham ... d as marionettes, who are easily manipulated by those around them. Thus their behavior portrays the frailty of their characters. They are similar in the sense that they are frail, however, they displa ...

(4 pages) 77 1 3.5 Apr/2003

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

The importance of a father.

the doctors have ruled out any possibility of him waking up again. When I look at him lying in bed, frail but peaceful as if he were asleep, it's hard not to dwell on the "what ifs": what if he hadn't ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


I am weak. I may look like someone who stands tall with inner strength but inside, I am frail. Like a little leaf that's easily blown, I am vulnerable.I live in fallacy. I hide behind a ma ...

(2 pages) 22 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Oedipus at Colonus - Summary and analysis of Section 1

fter years of wandering in exile from Thebes, Oedipus arrives in a grove outside Athens."XBlind and frail, he walks with the help of his daughter, Antigone."XThe grove in which they sit bears the mark ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Notes for 1984 by George Orwell

Date- 1949Characters-Winston Smith- A minor member of the ruling Party in near-future London, thin, frail, contemplative, intellectual, and fatalistic thirty-nine-year-old, hates the totalitarian cont ...

(6 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Explication of phllip larkin's "cut grass"

image of mown grass. The sharp sounds of "cut grass" imply fierceness, while the next phrase "lies frail," is reminiscent of helplessness and weakness. He continues to parallel sounds by using phrase ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Strength and weaknesses

evident personal strengths and weaknesses. Knowing what he or she is excellent at along with being frail can help one become a better person. Discovering our weaknesses along with having the yearning ...

(3 pages) 250 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

As parents, we need to understand that adolescents.

the new person they are faced with. Therefore, the connection between parents and teenagers becomes frail.We all know from past experiences or from families and friends that parenting a teenager is no ...

(1 pages) 65 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"The Story of an Hour" summay, analysis, and commentary

Before the plot, it is mentioned that the main character, Mrs. Mallard has a heart condition and is frail and weak. Upon receiving news of her husband's death in a fatal accident from her husband's fr ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Puddle Girl. Creative Writing story about a girl dealing with abuse and anorexia.

sly she utters the sigh of a woman far beyond her years and reaches to open the beckoning door. Her frail, ivory hand encloses on the scuffed brass door knob and she abruptly looks about her, as if sh ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Miss Havisham...A Victim or a Villain?

eath her. The fact that he jilted her and was of a lower station was a double blow to her obviously frail mental state. Dickens reminds us that even money earned by hard work rather than noble inherit ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens