Essays Tagged: "latin phrase"

The phrase "Carpe Diem" in the two poems "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time," by Robert Herrick, and "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell.

The phrase "carpe diem" is a powerful Latin phrase, that when translated into English means "seize the day." Themes of "carpe diem" were p ...

(4 pages) 159 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Carpe diem.

Carpe Diem, the Latin phrase meaning "Seize the day" is universal for a basis to live life to the fullest. But it ca ...

(2 pages) 77 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

This essay explores the character of Grendel in the epic "Beowulf" as opposed to his character in the novel titled "Grendel."

east, brute, savage, villain, barbarian, vandal, glutton, degenerate, and lusus naturae, which is a Latin phrase meaning a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed. Upon assessing the lit ...

(8 pages) 52 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An analysis of the poetic techniques employed by Robert Herrick in his exploration of the concept of Carpe Diem

ine God Bacchaus ruled supreme. Amongst the movements' teachings was the idea of "Carpe Diem" - the Latin phrase for "seize the day". Herrick, fascinated by this ancient philosophy, centred many of hi ...

(16 pages) 109 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Good Poor And forgotten Country people..... Elegy written in a country churchyard

o meditate on the nature of human mortality. The poem invokes the classical idea of memento mori, a Latin phrase which states plainly to all mankind, "Remember that you must die." The speaker consider ...

(4 pages) 49 1 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Importance of Life - Our Town.

to reference the shortage of time or the importance of life. Carpe diem (seize the day), which is a Latin phrase that has become part of the English language urges people to live for the moment. But n ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

What is Statistics?

servations, allowing for variability and uncertaintyOriginThe word statistics comes from the modern Latin phrase statisticum collegium (lecture about state affairs), from which came the Italian word s ...

(6 pages) 334 1 3.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Section 127 of the Australian Constitution

IntroductionThe word aborigine comes from the Latin phrase ab origine, meaning from the beginning. When spelled with a small "a," the word aborigi ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Portrayal Of War In Dulce Et Decorum Est & Charge Of The Light Brigade

e has unfortunately witnessed, and consequently leads his poem to a clever conclusion involving the Latin phrase.Ducle Et Decorum Est opens with a very striking line, 'Bent double, like old beggars un ... '. Pro Patria Mori translates into 'to die for your country' so we are know fully aware of what the Latin phrase means, and we also realise how contradictory it is to Wilfred's account of war. Wilfred ...

(9 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

War Poetry

Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et decorum est" takes it's title from a Latin phrase meaning "Sweet and fitting it is to die for one's country", and the purpose of the poem ...

(8 pages) 1422 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Trench

ident. Although he has many quirks, the most noticeable is probably the fact that he likes to quote Latin in many different situations. Another character in this book, MasaoTanaka, makes a quote in th ... n the novel stating "He is fluent in a dozen languages, though he prefers to impress with quotes in Latin…" The first words out of his mouth is a Latin phrase, Ogenki desu ka, which means how a ...

(2 pages) 415 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Outline the ethical teachings of Anglicanism with some reference to other Chrsitian denominations.

The word 'Anglican' originates from "ecclesia anglicana" a Medieval Latin phrase, dating to at least 1246 meaning 'the English Church'. The Anglican Church dates back t ...

(5 pages) 10 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Meaning of the Anu Motto

) motto carries inherent profound roots and meaning. Since the institution's inception in 1946, the Latin phrase "Naturam Primum Cognoscere Rerum" has assumed a place within the university's crest. Th ... e nature of things" carries many differing interpretations. Besides the actuality that the original Latin phrase can be translated to English variously, which may very well alter its meaning, ANU's "F ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jun/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays