Essays Tagged: "Leper"

Leprosy in Medieval and Islamic Societies

these influences to affect theunderstanding and treatment of disease, as well as the status of the leper in society. Medieval views of leprosy inChristian and Islamic societies illustrated these idea ... f contagionand the unpleasant sight of the disease's symptoms led to the practice of separating the leper from the rest of society(Palmer, p.80). This practice also reflected the biblical idea of the ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

A Separate Peace: The Nature of Hatred and Peace This essay discribes the fatal extremes of hate and peace, as seen in John Knowles' "Separate Peace"

sh behavior; though Finny's help, his peace slowly transformed Gene into something like Finny. When Leper faced the war by enlisting, the hatred and brutality negatively transforms him into a selfish ... . His ambitions had destroyed his best friend. Another example of negative influence from hatred is Leper enlisting for the war. Before joining the army, his life was peaceful with no hatred to distur ...

(2 pages) 141 2 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Separate Peace Allegorical Essay

racters.One's true attributes can not fully be recognized without others to draw reference to. When Leper, a reserved and gentle hearted boy, enlisted into the army, it brought shock throughout Devon. ... d and gentle hearted boy, enlisted into the army, it brought shock throughout Devon. Shortly after, Leper abandoned the army before being discharged for severe mental illness when faced the harsh tran ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Separate Peace: Character Analysis, Plot Summary, General Analysis, and Alternate Ending

iency and ruthlessness. He feels that the truth is being hidden and goes to all ends to discover it.Leper LepellierLepellier is a nature-loving student and a classmate of the other boys. A peaceful, o ... s stead.The entire school is amazed when the first student to enlist was the most unlikely student, Leper. The boys pay no mind to this for the games are of greater importance. Gene and Finny try to s ...

(9 pages) 42 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A separate peace - Chapter by chapter summary notes.

. Finny makes up the rules as they are running and this is very confusing. They enjoy this game and Leper does not want to play they game. Finny is able to talk him into playing the game and they all ... pter 613) Summer and winter fit into the moods and people that attend the school. During the summer Leper was around. Brinker represents winter and rules and reform. Leper was always free and skied pl ...

(8 pages) 28 0 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Separate peace

counter. We see the world as a good place with no wrongdoing, full of opportunity. As the character Leper in A Separate Peace says, "everything has to evolve or else it perishes" (117). Leper's words ... and go on, or we can avoid and reject our disappointing knowledge and hold on to naïve views. Leper's words are true in "A Turn With the Sun", by John Knowles, as well as in A Separate Peace, al ...

(7 pages) 38 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"A Separate Peace" - Leper

In The story "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles, a minor but vital character, Leper, reflects the impact of war on a fragile, innocent, young man. As he leaves for the war, the b ... war, the boys at Devon look to him as a heroic figure. Then the story takes a disappointing twist, Leper returns and brings a part of the war home with him. Youth and adolescence, interrupted and des ... his mind, incapable of handling and accepting the brutality of the war, becomes un-puzzled."You saw Leper?" Gene asks in an uncertain voice. "I saw him here this morning... Anyway... then I knew there ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book Of Mark

. (1:39) 12. The whole town lined up and were cured of their disease and demons. (1: 32 - 34) 13. A leper came to Jesus and kneeling down begged to cure him. Jesus had pity on him and he was cured. (1 ...

(8 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Seperate Peace

characters in this story. The characters he has negative relationships with are Finny, Brinker, and Leper.Finny was the one who was talented at everything. He was great in sports, popular, and never s ... was towards the end of the story that Gene started to get negative towards everyone, and especially Leper. Gene went to go visit Leper, but it was only so he could make sure he could clear his name. W ...

(3 pages) 507 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Leper Lepellier

The Critical Analysis of Leper Lepellier In a time of war, people can experience a variety of posttraumatic stress di ... among our World War II veterans, it is evident in John Knowles' A Separate Peace. The character of Leper displays this characteristic after he leaves boot camp. In John Knowles', A Separate Peace, th ... characteristic after he leaves boot camp. In John Knowles', A Separate Peace, the, minor character Leper, experiences a dramatic personality change, due to his traumatic experiences during World War ...

(5 pages) 2918 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord Of The Flies

of guilt Gene learns what true friendship is. Gene also learns a lesson through his friendship with Leper. After Leper's mysterious telegram, Gene visits Leper and finds him crazy from his war experie ... and finds him crazy from his war experience. Gene suffers from hearing the reality of war. Through Leper's description of dead bodies and bloody limbs Gene learns the unpleasant truth about war. ...

(1 pages) 276 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A separate peace is a story of

valries with the peoplehe interacts with especially Finny, a major character, and Cliff Quakenbush. Leper Lepellier, and Brinker Hadley, minor characters.The tree represented the war for Gene and Finn ... is told never to come back to crew practice. Ignorance in any situation always leads to war.Elwin "Leper" Lepellier began his conflict with Gene towards the end of the story after Leper goes AWOL fro ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The letter sent by elwin leppi

Your best friend, Elwin Leper Lepellier. The letter at the end of chapter nine presents provocative and unexpected ... ter nine presents provocative and unexpected new events in this novel. Let's first understand where Leper is coming from. He had enlisted in the Army a few months earlier and was just sent off to the ...

(3 pages) 420 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The display of peer pressures

e was loosing his own self-identity and was paranoid. Finally when Finny died, Gene is heartbroken. Leper was rejected by the boys and his only relationship was with Gene, who really did not care that ... cted by the boys and his only relationship was with Gene, who really did not care that much either. Leper is the first of the boys to go to war. Although the army shows the satisfaction you will find ...

(4 pages) 690 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A separate peace is a story of

valries with the peoplehe interacts with especially Finny, a major character, and Cliff Quakenbush. Leper Lepellier, and Brinker Hadley, minor characters.The tree represented the war for Gene and Finn ... is told never to come back to crew practice. Ignorance in any situation always leads to war.Elwin "Leper" Lepellier began his conflict with Gene towards the end of the story after Leper goes AWOL fro ...

(5 pages) 1253 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Tracing The Relationship Of Gene And Finny

t would push them to the point that they could not handle life and went crazy, as was the case with Leper.Gene and Phineas, or more commonly referred to as Finny, started a friendship and seemed to be ... be part of it.Things start to die down between Finy and Gene while Knowles concentrates on Gene and Leper. Soon after Gene returns to Devon from his trip to Lepers house he is once again investigated ...

(8 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Michel Foucault and Walker Percy: Loss Power In Michel Foucault’s

he people to be true individualist is lost in the plague town and the Panopticon he talks about how leper and plague victims were subjected to, 'strict spatial partitioning: the closing of the town, t ...

(2 pages) 1409 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Mother Teresa a life of love by Elaine Murray Stone

on to help the poor all Mother Teresa had to do was just pay him the money needed. At one point the lepers came to Mother Teresa. The lepers were even despised my the sick the even were cut off by the ... n despised my the sick the even were cut off by the population having to live in their on villages. Lepers were very sick a leper is a person who is very disfigured and finger and body part fall off o ...

(4 pages) 523 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Silver Lining: A reflective essay on a life changing moment in my childhood

xt, but to spare the gory details, I'll just say that when these blisters burst, I look more like a leper than a person suffering from a common rash.When I was 15, I was unlucky enough to have brushed ...

(6 pages) 26 0 4.0 Sep/2008

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

Kasurdi

I just remembered Christ's love and care for children and, did Christ ever hesitated to come near a leper or a sick person??.We left pune and were heading towards kasurdi, which is about 30-35 km from ...

(20 pages) 13 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays