Essays Tagged: "Gunpowder Plot"

"A Mine Of Serpents" by Shena MacKay. A Semiotic Approach.

vember, when fireworks are displayed and figures representing Guy Fawkes are burnt in memory of the Gunpowder Plot. The two "burnt-out rockets" found in the garden and the "bangs" heard every night, m ... s childhood.In the following lexies, from (38) and (39), Gerald recalls the "exhilarating smell" of gunpowder in the air and the times when he and Harold together with their dad used to light the bonf ...

(11 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The causes of the gunpowder plot and the reasons they had

There are many causes for the gunpowder plot. They were building up for more than 100 years. On the night of November 5th Guy Fawk ... ange the situation with another group of Catholics, wanted to blow up parliament with 36 barrels of gunpowder. The question arises, who was right and who was wrong? I think that neither was rig ... wn way accepting the other. If the Kings and Queens had accepted both Catholics and Protestants the Gunpowder plot would never have started up in the first place.

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Shakespeare, Macbeth- What does Macbeth say about kingship?

What Does Macbeth Say About Kinship? -How?Macbeth was written just after the gunpowder plot in 1605, this was a severe act of treason and the people of Britain needed something ...

(5 pages) 26 0 5.0 Apr/2005

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

Why did Guy Fawkes and his companions undertake this act of state terrorism? What did they hope to accomplish by it?

On November 5 1605, a cellar located under the House of Lords filled with dozens of barrels of gunpowder was primed to explode with the hope of restoring a Catholic Government to England. This tr ... nged his mind.' This direct betrayal by the King was the biggest motive for the conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot to take some action, action which would see the King eliminated, perhaps punished for ...

(9 pages) 31 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


in 1605 and was greeted by three witches who hailed him as descendant of Banquo. During the gunpowder plot, 5th November in 1605a medal was struck to commemorate the kings escape. The plot is ...

(44 pages) 18 0 0.0 Sep/2001

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

Henry VIII

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

A firework display

twisting and turning like fireflies. The night sky returned to its peaceful existence. The smell of gunpowder was everywhere, and the lake mirrored the night sky with the lanterns twinkling like stars.

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing