Essays Tagged: "Grief"

A comparison of The Aeneid and Metamorphoses

ess (Course Packet, p16). As Aeneas enters the Underworld, he sees numerous horrible sights: Grief, Disease, Old Age, Fear, Hunger, and several others. (Lines 356 - 379) These unsettling and da ...

(4 pages) 149 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

he died unexpectedly when he was twenty. At ten years old, my childhood was shadowed by my father's grief. I can still recall going into the large darkened parlor to see my brother and finding the cas ...

(7 pages) 202 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Finding Courage To Die. On Hamlet

de problemFinding Courage to DieIn William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' we see a young man paralyzed with grief over his father. So much so that he is believed to have gone mad. Hamlet is such a complex cha ...

(2 pages) 104 0 5.0 Nov/1996

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

Harriet Beecher Stowe

e. She married a professor from Yale University who died in a shipwreck. For years Catherine was in grief and was on the verge of mentally collapsing. She continued on in this melancholy state of mind ...

(6 pages) 103 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Appearance Vs Reality in Hamlet

s isshown in his first speech addressed to his court, 'and that it usbefitted/To bear our hearts in grief, and our whole kingdom/To becontracted in one brow of woe' (Shakespeare I 2 2-4). It isshown f ...

(3 pages) 135 1 4.1 Jan/1996

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

Soliloquies of Hamlet

d. He is saddened by thedeath of his father, who he admired as a king and husband tohis mother. His grief over his father's death iscompounded by his mother's hasty marriage to Claudius.Hamlet protest ... d. He is saddened by thedeath of his father, who he admired as a king and husband tohis mother. His grief over his father's death iscompounded by his mother's hasty marriage to Claudius.Hamlet protest ...

(5 pages) 141 0 3.2 Feb/1997

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

Romeo and Juliet

e pain is lessened by another's anguish.Turn giddy, and be helped by backward turning.One desperate grief cures with another's languish.Take thou some new infection to thy eye,And the rank poison of t ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Is Hamlet Mad?

pporting or dispelling each argument and come to my own conclusion.Hamlet is obviously experiencing grief and despair right from the beginning of the novel, with the death of his father and his uncle' ... is uncle's seizure of the throne and rapid weddign of Hamlet's mother, and we can observe his great grief bordering on irrational suicidal tendencies as early as Act II Sc I, where he gives his first ...

(8 pages) 186 0 4.5 Nov/1996

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

The Symbolism of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter' and particularly the Pearl

rt of demon from Hell, that committed a terrible crime. This would give her much mental anguish and grief. On the other hand, God's treatment of Hester for her sin was quite different than just a phys ... es, she could be wilting. It was at these times when she was 'wilting' that brought Hester the most grief.One final way in which Pearl symbolized something in the novel was with her association with t ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.2 Nov/1996

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

Short on symbolism in Miller's drama "Death of a salesman"

alities of life. As seen in the loss of his job and hisfailure to succeed. The hose also represents grief and deception. For whenLinda, Willy's wife, finds the hose, she is distraught over its in tend ...

(2 pages) 156 0 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Things They Carried,' by Tim O'Brien,

. He, thus, reveals something of what Cross values. Belongings reflect his character and thoughts. 'Grief, terror, love, longing--these were intangibles, but the intangibles had their own mass and spe ...

(2 pages) 230 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Being a Hero, an essay on the Aeneid and how the gods make a hero who he is Sometimes a little wordy,

the status of hero through divine intervention, and this god-given position causes him just as much grief as it does splendor.What is a hero? We would like to think that a hero is someone who has achi ... the status of hero through divine intervention, and this god-given position causes him just as much grief as it does splendor.Aeneas is the son of Venus. This fact alone brings about much of the hero ...

(6 pages) 119 1 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Literary criticism and anlysis of "Richard Cory," "I'm nobody! Who are you?," and "We wear the mask."

s himself. "We wear the mask" by Dunbar shows us society's use of a "mask" to hide their sorrow and grief, grinning and smiling when they truly feel overwhelmed with sadness. Dickinson's "I'm nobody!" ...

(6 pages) 308 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Innocense of a child. Refers to 'The Child by Tiger', by Thomas Wolf and 'Tears, Idle Tears', by Elizabeth Bowen. Talks about how both use different writing techniques to develop their themes

reader finds that the boy cries because his mother can't cry and, consequently, he experiences her grief for her. Some people in life seem to carry the burdens and grief of the world on their shoulde ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women's Images in "Management of Grief" and "A Pair of Tickets"

Both Management of Grief and A Pair of Tickets were written by women and about women. Authors were able to portray an i ... t so much what happened to them but how they took it.After reading first few pages of Management of Grief one may see Shaila as 'traditional' Indian woman who due to her upbringing was not even comfor ... rmination families were reunited, sisters found each other.She, like Shaila, chose to deal with her grief alone and like her she've never given up hope. Even her own husband did not know that she was ...

(4 pages) 89 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Carl Friedrich Gauss info.

Revolution, Napoleon period, and the democratic revolutions in Germany, he suffered from political grief and financial insecurity. He found very few mathematical peers and worked alone for most of hi ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Is Hamlet's View Of His Father A Believable One?

and see if it is a believable one. In the play we learn that Hamlet loved his father and felt great grief when he died. Hamlet has always had a very high opinion of his father and because his mother m ... ople appear to be different from what is happening inside them. Claudius tries to diminish Hamlet's grief by using the speech everyone loses their father.Thou knowest 'tis common. All that livesmust d ...

(7 pages) 62 0 3.3 Oct/2002

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

Hobbes's Commonwealth

e view on the human state of nature stating:"Men have no pleasure...on the contrary a great deal of grief...where there is no power able to over-awe them all... it is manifest, that during the time wh ...

(7 pages) 118 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Jon donne says people can't be an island, otherwise, no man is alone. Paul simon says that you can and he is alone.

died, I don't think his family or friends would say "oh well". There is bond to be people that will grief for that certain somebody. It could be the next-door neighbor, your dog, a teacher, pet fish, ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The was a reaction paper for the poem the Raven. I submitted this for an American Lit class and recieved 10/10 points.

is trying to tell him "she shall press, ah, nevermore", but he thinks the bird is lying because his grief is so great, and he doesn't believe that Lenore's death is final. When he realized that the ra ...

(1 pages) 110 1 3.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American