Essays Tagged: "Hagar"

Abraham

By this point, Abram and Saraia still have no children. Saria tells Abram to go and wed their slave Hagar, and to have Children with her. Abram does so, and has a son, Ishmael. While Hagar was pregnan ... Children with her. Abram does so, and has a son, Ishmael. While Hagar was pregnant, fights between Hagar and Saria began to break out questioning each other on who was the real mistress of the house. ...

(6 pages) 151 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Abraham

.By this point, Abram and Saraia still have no children. Saria tellsAbram to go and wed their slave Hagar, and to have Children with her. Abram doesso, and has a son, Ishmael. While Hagar was pregnant ... e Children with her. Abram doesso, and has a son, Ishmael. While Hagar was pregnant, fights between Hagar andSaria began to break out questioning each other on who was the real mistress ofthe house. A ...

(5 pages) 81 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Stone Angel, an essay about anger and disappointment

Anger and disappointment can be a source of many things. Hagar's anger and disappointment can be seen from her guilt and her criminal ways. Through Hagar's g ... ere yet, in memory of her who relinquished her feeble ghost as I gained my stubborn one...'. (p. 3) Hagar's stubborn personality is the stem of most of her anger and crimes. One of Hagar's first crime ... most of her anger and crimes. One of Hagar's first crimes was when her brother, Daniel, was dying. Hagar was unable to grant him the comfort Matt gave. Hagar would not put her mother's shawl on becau ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Coping with poverty.

s growing up in a poor lifestyle. Stone Angel is written by Margaret Lawrence and is in the view of Hagar, who is aging, and reflecting back on her life during the Great Depression. The Great Depressi ... y did not have the money to buy it for themselves. Because of the desperate situations being faced, Hagar leaves Bram, and Malachy leaves his family to find work in England for the war occurring. Turn ...

(5 pages) 194 4 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Usage of Love in "Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison.

olomon, love was used to accelerate and progress the plot of the story. Guitar's love for his race, Hagar's obsession for Milkman, and Milkman's love of his ancestors are ways that Morrison was able t ... fe is threatened by a different, but equally misguided love. At age twelve, Milkman and his cousin, Hagar, get sexually involved. Milkman's love becomes vitally important to Hagar, but then he breaks ...

(3 pages) 104 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the d'Urbervilles", and Margaret Laurence's "The Stone Angel".

urence's The Stone Angel, comparisons are made between the varied incidents that send both Tess and Hagar's life into isolation and the similar causes for both of the women's tragic life.The fist inci ... ses for both of the women's tragic life.The fist incident that is introduced is how both Tess's and Hagar's deaths are similarly caused by the deceitfulness of their loved one's, who consequently ruin ...

(7 pages) 48 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Stone Angel Symbolism Essay - "Possessions"

lationships. This is proved in Margaret Laurence's Stone Angel. She uses a piece of the past within Hagar's family to show the persuasive value possessions can have on a person. She uses family monume ... le is an essential and inherent part of life.In possession symbolism, the plaid pin is used to show Hagar concealing her emotions from everyone, including herself. She has always been proud of her her ...

(16 pages) 76 0 1.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Moby Dick and the origin of "American hero"

ment communicates the narrator's feelings of identity with the biblical Ishmael, Abraham's son with Hagar. After Sarah, Abraham's legitimate wife, gave birth to Isaac, Ishmael was disinherited in favo ...

(3 pages) 42 0 2.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hajj: It's events and their significance.

rituals at Hajj began because Muslims believe the Prophet Ibrahim was instructed to bring his wife, Hagar and their child Ishmael to Arabia from Palestine to protect them from the jealousy of Ibrahim' ... em with some supplies of food and water. However the supplies quickly ran out and within a few days Hagar and Ishmael were suffering from hunger and dehydration. In her desperation Hagar ran up and do ...

(6 pages) 27 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The utility of Abraham and Sarah's maid, hagar, in Genesis.

In the bible, Hagar seems to be present only when she is needed. Yes, she is the servant of both Abraham and Sarah ... r towards her shows another side to the characters of Abraham and Sarah and also the personality of Hagar.When Hagar is first introduced in the bible, it is when Sarah decides to give her to Abraham. ... raham. This is when they know Sarah cannot bear any children. Already, this shows how they mistreat Hagar. Let me explain. In genesis 17, it clearly says: "and Sarai Abram's wife took Hagar her maid t ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Flower Imagery in "The Stone Angel"

Margaret Laurence uses flower imagery in her novel "The Stone Angel" to represent Hagar's way of life. There are two types of flowers, wild and civilized. These two types of flowers ... hen the prarie bluffs were walked though only by Cree with enigmatic faces and greasy hair. (p. 4-5)Hagar was the lucky one in her family. She was able to go to college where she learned how to be mor ... ms to be natural about her, she criticizes everything that seems to be wild or out of control. When Hagar marries Bram Shipley, she is content and in love.It was spring that day, a differnt spring fro ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Stone Angel" Imagery

The statue of the stone angel is symbolic of the Curie family pride, Hagar's inability to relate and share her emotions, and the blindness and ignorance that comes from ... bolic of the Curie family pride because it does not seem to serve it's purpose, which is to hon our Hagar's mother who had died giving birth to her. Hagar describes Mrs. Curie to be a "meek woman" and ... grief for someone he considered his possession, his "dynasty". The stone angel is also a symbol of Hagar's pride as she inherited it from her father. It was this pride that kept her from speaking up ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discussing Imagery in Margaret Laurence's novel "The Stone Angel".

ges such as flowers, the element of water, and even the stone angel itself, represent the themes of Hagar's outlook on life, the essence of life and lack there of, and the theme of pride respectively. ... erences: free, wild flowers and domestic, cultivated flowers. These two flower types represent both Hagar's outlook on life, and how she should have lived her life. Earlier on in her life, when Hagar ...

(5 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character analysis -" The Great Gatsby" and "The Stone Angel"

characters a lot better. For example, in Margaret Laurence's 'The Stone Angel', the main character Hagar (who we love to hate), openly uses interior monologue to describe to us her whole life right u ... ver she was raised without a mother, although her Auntie Doll was hired to help with the housework, Hagar felt she had a responsibility to be the "homemaker". She had two brothers,Matt and Dan, and he ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.8 May/2006

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

"The Stone Angel" vs "King Lear": Blindness,Insight

use their thoughts and emotions to see a person for whom they truly are. King Lear, Gloucester, and Hagar are prime examples of characters that suffered most by having this flaw. Nevertheless, from th ... han brutish! Go, sirrah, seek him; I'll/ apprehend him. Abominable villain! Where is he?(I.ii 75-78)Hagar is blinded by her pride, and from this she has a great stubbornness to show emotion. Just as s ...

(6 pages) 42 0 4.3 Jun/2006

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

Hagar as a Holy Terror, "The Stone Angel" by Margaret Laurence

Hagar is a "holy Terror" But does she also arouse pity, Hagar seems to try to avoid pity right throu ... t like to shed tears, however she almost cries on a bus when a young teenage girl gets up and gives Hagar her seat, "I scarcely nod my thanks, fearing she'll see my unseemly tears." Hagar does not rea ... to deal with emotions, as she has never really expressed them.There are many missteps that lead to Hagar's ruin.Missteps that lead to Hagar's ruin, her concept of death began early since her mother d ...

(3 pages) 62 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Effect of Pride: "The Stone Angel" by Margaret Laurence

t, she talks about the events that have happened in her life which have affected her significantly. Hagar allowed her pride to ruin many of her relationships with those around her. Her pride was inher ... ose around her. Her pride was inherited from her father, Mr. Currie, who was a very proud man. When Hagar's mother died, her father bought "The Stone Angel," a very expensive statue from Italy in whic ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Song Of Solomon

Analyze ThisHagar's murderous rage to kill Milkman and Guitar's involvement in the Seven Days are closely tied b ... n the Seven Days are closely tied but there are some differences. They both have murder on mind but Hagar never goes through with killing Milkman and ends up giving up on him. Also the Seven Days are ... ing Milkman and ends up giving up on him. Also the Seven Days are concealed with their plans unlike Hagar who is very open with what she is going to do.Hagar loves Milkman so much she can't live witho ...

(1 pages) 281 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The stone angel 2

or is mentioned, it is used to describe the stone angel that sat at the top of the hill above town. Hagar did not understand at that time how valuable it was to her or what it meant, but she knew that ... when Auntie Doll is described. Although she was just hired help, she symbolized a mother figure for Hagar when she was a child. When described, she seen as widow whom wore a white lace boudoir cap. (7 ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Stone Angel Essay

e those closest to them. Isolation from love causes them to realize that their actions were faulty. Hagar Currie grows up in a household filled with boys, she lacked the feminine influence of a mother ... cked the feminine influence of a mother and therefore lacked the ability to embrace her femininity. Hagar is raised in a very traditionalistic way by her father Jason Currie; she is raised in a highly ...

(4 pages) 17 0 4.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American