Essays Tagged: "Manhood"

Character Analylis of Macbeth in Shakespeare's Macbeth

l traitor, the thane of Cawdor.' Lady Macbeth convinced her husband to murder Duncan by putting his manhood and courage at stake (I,7, 'When you durst do it, then you were a man;/ And to be more than ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.2 Jan/1997

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


y techniques throughout the first act toconvince him to execute the King, including questioning his manhood. He appearsto be a very strong individual before all of this occurred, being very stable men ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.3 Dec/1996

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

Huckleberry Finn vs. Holden Caulfield

orals. While Holden Caulfield in Catcher in the Rye, is an adolescentstruggling to find mature into manhood. In comparison, they are both on a journey towardsmaturity and identity. Life itself is a jo ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

The Pressures of todays youth

d adult pressure. Two essayists have given their thoughts on these subjects They are Mark Gerzon ( 'Manhood... The Elusive Goal ') and Joan Didion ( OnSelf-respect'). "Manhood The elusive goal" is an ...

(2 pages) 169 1 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

American and Nigerian Culture, similarities and dissimilarities

lel in how teenagers are typically stereotyped, rivalry among towns/villages, and the attainment of manhood or maturity through experiences or accomplishments.Contrary to the similarity of the culture ... n and many many people attend.Finally, in both Nigerian and American cultures, it is perceived that manhood is dependent upon certain achievements. The wrestling match symbolizes the coming into manho ...

(2 pages) 105 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Communication and technology

s sharing information. Since the very beginning language has been one of man's greatest inventions. Manhood has been able to pass its knowledge from generation to generation in early times thanks to c ...

(2 pages) 354 4 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

essay on John Boorman's movie "Excalibur"

k behaviors were the everyday duties of men during the Middle Ages. Becoming a knight was the ideal manhood during this time. Every aspect of a mans life revolved around their desire to one day serve ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Roger Sherman

ested in the church. Because of this it was very strange that he didn't join the church until early manhood. His reason for not joining the church was that he generally took a long time to make import ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Compares "Araby" by James Joyce, and "My Antonia" by Willa cather

r the ideal love. The quest ends in failure but results in an inner awareness and a first step into manhood. The story consists of a grown man's remembered experience, for a man who looks back to a pa ... on. He feels he is a creature driven by vanity. In Araby, Joyce uses the boyhood character with the manhood narrator to embody the theme of his story. The boy's admiration for the girl is important be ...

(4 pages) 143 2 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


raohs pierced their navels as a rite of passage. Roman soldiers pierced their nipples to show their manhood. Mayans pierced their tongues as a spiritual ritual, and both sexes of Victorian royalty cho ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Lady Macbeth as an evil villain.

th the witches. Lady Macbeth revealed her evil side when she manipulated Macbeth and questioned his manhood in an attempt to persuade him to kill King Duncan. In comparison to Macbeth, she had an easy ... e appropriate thing to do. She was constantly acting contemptuous towards him while questioning his manhood. Lady Macbeth clearly stated she would go much further to attain her evil desires than Macbe ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2003

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

Duck and Hide Technique Help Reveal the True Odysseus.

to himself and to those around him, test the loyalty of the people around him, mature his son into manhood, test the love of his wife and to further the notion that all men must succumb to their fate ... seus to continue his disguise as a beggar in order to kill all the suitors.Telemakhos maturity into manhood went full circle in book 20 when he told the other suitors to stop throwing items at the beg ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"All Quiet On The Western Front".

rely a tragic story.All Quiet on the Western Front is the story of a man's growth from childhood to manhood accelerated by the war. It portrays the innocence of a generation taken from their safe clas ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay on Fight Club the movie.

nderground boxing society and engages in bare fisted fighting in an attempt to recover his sense of manhood. How did he lose it you ask? By trying to achieve the American Dream--the right job, home, a ...

(4 pages) 190 2 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane.

oughout history, war has been considered a time where a man shows what he ismade of or show off his manhood. In The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane representsHenry Fleming, who searches for himsel ... ortray him if he had lived during that time period. Fleming entered the war where hewould prove his manhood and prove that he had courage within him.Fleming's ideas about war were almost exactly like ...

(3 pages) 52 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Crucible" a character that experiences growth, cleansing by fire and the universal lvl/thematic.

The transition of a young boy into manhood is filled with mental and physical challenges. Some of the events that occur during the tran ...

(7 pages) 62 2 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Which is More Important to Pip in the First Section of "Great Expectations", to be Loved, or to be a Gentleman? Deals primarily with Pip's upbringing and his relationship with Estella.

ations, is a story, which follows the life of a young man, named Pip. During Pip's struggle towards manhood, he discovers a need to become a gentleman, at all costs. This obsession begins when he firs ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew Essay: about Petruchio and Katherine's need for eachother and the effect give off by the times of the play.

acts them to each other. Also, each of them had something to prove; Petruchio needed to confirm his manhood, while Kate needed to steer her demeanor toward the ladylike side of things. The whole plot ...

(5 pages) 52 1 5.0 Nov/2003

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

Bless me Ultima, Good Vs. Evil.

religion and morality. Anaya's portrayal of these magical characteristics shapes Tony's ascent into manhood.The need for good is represented by the owl, which symbolizes Ultima. The symbolic value of ...

(3 pages) 87 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Tools that Shaped Cicero's Political Ideologies

regarded as a national hero in his earliest poems . In 90 B.C Cicero would assume the white toga of manhood and education would consume the next ten years of his life . Cicero held the offices of quae ...

(8 pages) 86 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History