Essays Tagged: "great desire"

The Apology: the accusations against Socrates leading to his death.

o recognize.Socrates is unlike the Pre-Socratic Philosophers in that he believes in truth and has a great desire for finding out the truth. ?And I swear to you, Athenians, by the dog I swear! - for I ... god mean? and what is the interpretation of this riddle? for I know that I have no wisdom, small or great.? He knows that the oracle cannot lie, yet doesn?t believe that he has such a great ability of ...

(5 pages) 139 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

America was or was not justified in breaking away from Great Britain?

America was or was not justified in breaking away from Great Britain?America had every right, mind and aspect, to throw off the almost inexorable chains of ... e very beginning, (when the colonists first migrated to America) the colonists were displeased with Great Britain's law-makings and government. When diplomatic options and agreements with Great Britai ... ritain failed, America realized it was time to act and retaliate. The colonists' disagreements with Great Britain's law-makings, the specific unforgettable conflicts/events the colonists had with Grea ...

(4 pages) 72 1 1.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Macbeth, The Tragic Hero. Shakespeare.

ntances. Macbeth has motivations and many tragic flaws which lead to his ultimate downfallMacbeth's greatness which leads him to be a great thane and eventually a powerful king makes his actions have ... eventually a powerful king makes his actions have a significant impact on a country. Macbeth has a great desire to becoming king. His ambition comes to a point where he falls to the temptation of evi ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2004

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

John Updike's Works

capturing of the inconceivable.Edward P. Vargo stated that John Updike uses ritual "to fulfill the great desire of capturing the past, to make the present meaningful through connection with the past, ... an cannot reach God and that only God can touch man" (Broadening 280). This suggests that God has a great hold over man and that He has a power to change things in our daily routines.Morality is an is ...

(9 pages) 97 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The of marlowes excessive drin

d get his investigations done. He is a functional alcoholic who abuses alcohol constantly and has a great desire for it for various reasons. Some of the reasons that may be directly linked to Marlowe' ... or casual drinker, he is an alcoholic and has some form of dependency to alcohol, not to mention a great tolerance as well. Marlowe recognizes this and drinks in front of people, with people while al ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Poetry explication stopping by

re are two main characters in this poem, the rider and the horse. There is also an outside force of great desire that is represented by the woods. Which may not be considered a character, but greatly ...

(2 pages) 5 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Johnny Got His Gun

capturing of the inconceivable.Edward P. Vargo stated that John Updike uses ritual "to fulfill the great desire of capturing the past, to make the present meaningful through connection with the past, ... an cannot reach God and that only God can touch man" (Broadening 280). This suggests that God has a great hold over man and that He has a power to change things in our daily routines.Morality is an is ...

(9 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Mr Hollnds Opus And Teaching

rning careers, we come across a number of teachers and different kinds of learning styles. Some are great, some are ok, and some are just totally ridiculous. But for many students, including myself, i ... f my teachers have) soon as the last bell of the day started to ring. But as time went on, he had a great desire to learn more, and that gave him the will power to teach effectively. Pretty soon, Holl ...

(5 pages) 808 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

German Story

3,500. .We negotiated for like half an hour to get to that middle. I liked that about him. He had a great desire to play professional baseball, but he wasn't just going to go. He had some principles, ... aded him before the 1992 season to Chicago Cubs . Over the next years Sosa established himself as a great player.

(2 pages) 601 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

In the play King Lear by William Shakespeare the use

lso uses disguise to do his will. When the Earl of Kent is banished for defending Cordelia he has a great desire to come back and look after his master the King because he sees Goneril and Regan for w ...

(2 pages) 545 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Current Economic Trouble

is on money as being an influential aspect in life. Many people, businesses and corporations have a great desire and yearning for money that seems to override all other thoughts. In the past The U.S. ... even been on the rise too reaching its highest point not too long ago. However, the folks that have greatly benefited from this are those that have needed it the least. Only those individuals that bri ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Alice Munro: a Painter of Words and an Artist of Literature

o creates her protagonist, Del Jordan, an inspired and eccentric young woman whose inquisitiveness, great desire for knowledge, search for sexual experience and profound mind help the reader to reach ... a child perspectives that could only be in the retrospective awareness of an adult" (59). She gives greater credit to her characters specifically Del where she is aware of things a child would not und ...

(9 pages) 32 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Economic Crisis

is on money as being an influential aspect in life. Many people, businesses and corporations have a great desire and yearning for money that seems to override all other thoughts. In the past The U.S. ... even been on the rise too reaching its highest point not too long ago. However, the folks that have greatly benefited from this are those that have needed it the least. Only those individuals that bri ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers