Essays Tagged: "Mother and Child"

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

hat Orestes' crime presents.The case against 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- ... he was committing, that he willfully committed it, and that he must suffer for it. The bond between mother and child was broken when Orestes murdered Clytaemnestra. Marriage, arguably, is a tenant of ...

(6 pages) 194 1 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

"Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan.

Mother and Child ReunionNo child can truly realize the unconditional love and feeling of commitment ... ze the unconditional love and feeling of commitment that a mother has to protect her children. Most mother's do not have a full understand of the love that swells over them after the birth of a child ... ells over them after the birth of a child it is an over whelming bond that makes those stories of a mother picking a car up to save her child believable. And while the union of mother and child is ama ...

(10 pages) 113 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Commentary on Refugee mother and child by Chinua Achebe

True and advanced works of Chinua Achebe, Refugee Mother and Child is a beautiful poem. Chinua Achebe was born in the 1930s in Ogidi, Nigeria. Chinua ... ts the blank verse of writing.The title is short and direct. It portrays the relationship between a mother and her child. It shows the feelings of a mother towards her child.The poem begins with a str ... ild. It shows the feelings of a mother towards her child.The poem begins with a strong feeling of a mother towards her child who is going to die and the mother is not willing to give up on her child. ...

(3 pages) 52 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Love and Friendship

emselves in each others lives. A relationship is a connection between two individuals whether it is mother and child, male and female, or friend and friend. A relationship can be defined as something ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

CDWDW paragraph from Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. It is explaining and proving the relationship between Ekwefi and Ezinma.

My Mother, My FriendIn Chinua Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart Ekwefi and Ezinma have a unique, two-dim ... a Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart Ekwefi and Ezinma have a unique, two-dimensional relationship as mother/daughter and as mother/friend. When Ezinma comes down with a high fever, Ekwefi is immediatel ... immediately at her only daughter's side to aid her. "Ezinma was an only child and the center of her mother's world" (76). Since Ezinma is the only child in her family, she does not have to compete wit ...

(1 pages) 28 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Refugee mother and Child

', relates to the idea of Mary and her child, Jesus. The picture perfect image - the ideal image of motherhood. The picture of a beautiful, serene mother with her holy new born child. Realistically th ... rom that idea of bliss. The idea of the first stanza is that the tenderness that the character, the mother, expresses towards her child in the poem surpasses the ideal image of Mary and Jesus. The two ...

(3 pages) 24655 2 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry


n' illustrates the disastrous consequences of severing the spiritual and biological links between a mother and child. The play explores the tragedies of the stolen children and the effects of what may ... t may happen to the child's psychological mind and physical appearance when being separated between mother and child. The suffering and loss of identity also has a huge impact on a child. The inabilit ...

(5 pages) 26 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

A bookreport on Frederick Douglass's autobiography

t know what year he was born but estimated that it was around 1818. Douglass was separated from his mother at birth. This was a frequent practice of slave owners to try and break the natural bond betw ... ice of slave owners to try and break the natural bond between the mother and child. When Douglass's mother Harriet Bailey died he was hardly affected by the news because he rarely seen her. Douglass's ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ticket with No Return, AIDS.

rs. They were looking forward to the birth of their first child, but Suzie was born sick. The young mother had some weird symptoms too. Life wasn't exciting and happy for them, instead it became like ... answer to their problem. After five months a new physician was able to diagnosed AIDS in both, the mother and the child. The father was barely able to hold his job, and the bills were piling up. The ...

(4 pages) 24 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The God of Small Things - A diary of Baby Kochamma

the day Sophie Mol came. Everybody else behaved so poorly, even though we were greeting an English mother and child.We were surrounded by a sweeper class mob trying to get a better view of the airpla ...

(2 pages) 19 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

We tell stories to come to terms with the world to harmonize our lives within reality.

emingly dead. The Babylonian myth is based on the pagan trinity of Nimrod the father, Semiramis the mother and Tammuz the child. Hislop proposes that all ancient myths are birthed from Babylon and all ... all ancient myths are birthed from Babylon and all false religions have a pagan trinity of father, mother and child, the mother taking the place of the Holy Spirit as the trinity is understood in the ...

(7 pages) 29 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


ELATIONSHIPS There are many relationships that we share in this life. Some are as simple as mother and child and some are more complicated take husband and wife for example. Then there are tho ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparison between "Blackberrying" by Sylvia Plath and "Mirror" by Sylvia Plath

elebratory of the poems' main theme, the beauty of nature. However, there are also certain links to motherhood as a theme for the poem as well, which we shall also explore. The poems mood slowly darke ... into the poems meaning, into the metaphorical ideas encoded in the words, a number of relations to motherhood can be made out. Plath found a sense of contentment in motherhood in her own life and it ...

(3 pages) 29 2 2.8 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


pled into all his major characters. In The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams portrays a crippling mother and child relationship comprising fundamental themes of dysfunctionalism. He poignantly illus ... Amanda Wingfield is the de facto head of the household. A former Southern belle, Amanda is a single mother who behaves as though she still is the high school beauty queen. Williams? still-resonant stu ...

(8 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Individual, group and Society

pplied to the relationship between boyfriend and girlfriend, husband and wife, and either father or mother and child. For example, the relationship between boyfriend and girlfriend might be heavily de ... hnically no genetic connection between these two people. However the relationship between father or mother and child is genetically as well as the attraction to each other. Although mother or father a ...

(7 pages) 35 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

Teenage pregnancy 2 Too add to the problem, thirty-one percent of all mothers are unmarried when they give birth, and that is including two-thirds of all teenage mothers ... Consiglio, p10). Our nation's government can only offer help in this major problem by fathering the mother and child with a welfare check each month. The problem still does not become resolved, and th ...

(4 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Bowlby’s Theory On Attachment

y?s initial report (Maternal Care and Mental Health, 1951) discussed the infant?s attachment to its mother, focussing on the effects of maternal deprivation. Bowlby believed that a secure mother-child ... in the home?.Bowlby believed that babies were genetically programmed to form attachments with their mother in order to survive. Bowlby based his theories on earlier ethological research by Lorenz (193 ...

(11 pages) 115 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Teenage Pregnancy

adults. The earlier children become sexually active the more detrimental it is to the health of the mother and child. Teenage pregnancy is a problem that affects nearly every society -developed and de ... among young women should be discouraged by way of these clinics as rapid repeat pregnancy in young mothers also increases prenatal risks.Numerous studies have examined additional programs designed to ...

(9 pages) 131 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Breast Vs. Bottlefeeding

rics recommends a minimum of one-year breast-feeding with continued feeding after that depending on mother and child. Some of this argument comes with culture our culture in particular, where a women' ... here a women's breast is seen as a sexual object and not a source of nutrition. You see the nursing mother sitting in a booth at restaurant having a 100 eyes staring at her. This paper will discuss th ...

(5 pages) 60 2 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Close Reading Analysis of The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

ng, thereby ensuring a familial and cultural future. Without women and the ritualistic tradition of motherhood, the future of a culture lacks certainty and stability. In her novel, The Namesake, Jhump ... ed tradition of responding to the natural preoccupation of familial futurism. For many, the role of mother is anticipatory, gratifying, and fulfilling; while for others, motherhood is anxiety-ridden, ...

(6 pages) 42 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American