Essays Tagged: "Kinship"

Justice in the Orestia. A look at the contrasting views of justice in Greece, and the transition to a deliberative for of justice.

Orestes is strong. The son admits to striking down his mother, in violation of the sacred tenant of kinship. 'But I came back, my years of exile weathered--killed the one who bore me, I won't deny it, ...

(6 pages) 194 1 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Effects of Modernity and the Military

he king's interest were at stake, instead of when the nation's interest was on the line. This is a 'kinship relation' as Giddens says, that is 'as an organising device for stabilizing social ties acro ...

(6 pages) 113 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Colonization of Mongo basin :Effects

n. The Mongo lived in the segmentary lineage model.They were arranged in small-scale villages, with kinship and seniority being large socialdeterminants. These were not the only factors involved, pers ...

(8 pages) 85 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Social intergration via Kinship

Joey Rahimi February 20, 1997Kinship as a Mechanism for Social IntegratingIt is often demonstrated in many anthropological studie ... ortant means for social integrating in a given society. But is it a fair generalization to say that kinship always functions as a mechanism for social integration?Kinship refers to the relationships e ... als. When researching the case studies we have explored, I found that two main events that utilized kinship for social integrating were death and marriage.In the Trobriand Islands of Papua New Guinea, ...

(4 pages) 136 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Is totemism a religion? An analysis of Emile Durkheim's view of totemism in 'The Elementary Forms of Religion'

create lasting societal bonds. Totemic tribes are assorted into clans whose unity results not from kinship, but from the religious relationship between the members. From Durkheim's perspective, the t ... s constituting a religion. Thus, the real question is, can a society whose spirituality is based on kinship, and whose idea of sacred lies only in the ties within the clan and not on a god or gods of ...

(8 pages) 127 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Romeo and Juliet, were they really in love? This essay details the romance between the two.

love1 : strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties2 : affection and tenderness felt by loversinfatuate1 : to cause to be fooli ...

(4 pages) 78 1 4.9 Jan/2003

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


lieved a government of daily life was best carried out by groups that were closely bound by ties of kinship, belief and history, the state and local governments.When the federal government was establi ...

(1 pages) 31 1 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Figurative Language in Shakespeare's Macbeth.

in many different ways with many different meanings. In this play, blood symbolizes murder, guilt, kinship, and loyalty.Blood is mostly associated with murder in Macbeth. To become king, Macbeth murd ... e, with this brandished steel, which smoked with bloody execution."Finally, blood is used to depict kinship. In Act II, Macbeth tells Malcolm and Donalbain of their father's death; "The spring, the he ...

(2 pages) 79 2 5.0 Apr/2003

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

Romeo and Juliet.

egiate Dictionary (Tenth Edition) defines it as: 1. (1): strong affection for another rising out of kinship or personal ties. 2: warm attachment, enthusiasm, or devotion. 3: unselfish loyal and benevo ...

(7 pages) 40 0 4.0 May/2003

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

A detailed study of William Blake's 'Songs of Innocence and Experience' in relation to the principles of the pastoral convention.

, Songs of Innocence and Experience by ardent romanticist William Blake, the reader is exposed to a kinship of poems, a majority of which vividly reflect the characteristics archetypal to the Pastoral ...

(7 pages) 101 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


, while the other stayed in Sparta. "These large powers were always limited by the double nature of kinship." This originated in 507BC, when 2 kings disagreed over the expedition against Athens. The k ...

(5 pages) 49 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

This is an essay on the topic of religious presence in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

endship. Though many friendship themes operate throughout the story, the most evident and important kinship is that of Antonio and Bassanio, the two Christian friends. The strong bond between the merc ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Argumentative article comparing the love of Kamala and Siddharta vs. the love of Hamlet and Opehlia

finition. Webster's Dictionary defines love as a strong affection for another arising out of kinship and personal ties or an attraction based on sexual desire: affection and tenderness felt by ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Nationalism Research Paper

ica is a modern movement (1). Nationalism is just like a family, it is held together by a sense of kinship. The original use of the term nationalism refers to elite groups, but in modern usage it re ...

(7 pages) 171 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Looking Beyond Adult Interpretations: Views of Children

sociological point of view. Our text book, The Family by J. Ross Eshleman, states that family is a kinship/structural group of persons related by blood, marriage, or adoption; usually related to the ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Prompt: Was Romeo and Juliet's love true and strong or weak and superficial (provide examples from text)? Essay topic: Romeo and Juliet's love was weak and superficial.

Love: a strong affection for another arising out of kinship, personal ties or attractable qualities. Infatuation: a foolish, unreasoning, or extravagan ...

(6 pages) 77 1 4.5 May/2004

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


ploits of heroes belonging to the royal houses of Germanic Europe, with which its listeners claimed kinship. Its sentences were usually long lines, the lax rhythm of which shows that it was intended, ...

(11 pages) 224 1 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Conditions experienced by Australian soliders in the Western Front in World War One.

end England. Many Australians also felt the need to defend England 'united by the crimson thread of kinship'; they also felt they were fighting for Australia's defence. By defending England they ensur ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Harlem Renaissance

d musicians emerged. They focused on African-American culture in their works and aroused a sense of kinship, togetherness, racial pride and a true independence among blacks in America. This artistic a ...

(6 pages) 170 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Saga of Gisli: A Critical View of Scandinavian Justice System and Settler Mentality

to gain supporters. Christian thought, however, opposed revenge, uprooting traditional codes about kinship and honor.Further, no central government enforced laws or regulations and crimes were custom ... d new ways of life.First, the author of The Saga of Gisli, believes that conflict caused by the old kinship system is bad, but finds such conflict unavoidable, nonetheless. The author observes that se ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History