Essays Tagged: "mother queen"

Siddharta Gautama - The essay describes the life of the Buddha, Siddharta and some characteristics of the origin of Buddhism.

two important great people. Siddhartha's father's name was Shuddhodana, the King of the Sakyas. His mother, Queen Maya, was a lady "of perfect form and bee-black tresses, fearless in heart and full of ... k tresses, fearless in heart and full of grace and virtue." Siddhartha got his name from one of his mother's dreams. When she told her husband about her dream, he called Brahmins, or taught men to int ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Buddhism and the Values.

two important great people. Siddhartha's father's name was Shuddhodana, the King of the Sakyas. His mother, Queen Maya, was a lady "of perfect form and bee-black tresses, fearless in heart and full of ... k tresses, fearless in heart and full of grace and virtue." Siddhartha got his name from one of his mother's dreams. Her dream was that an elephant with 6 tusks, carrying a lotus flower in its trunk, ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.5 Oct/2003

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

The Characterization of Hamlet.

n the drama. Eliot made the point in the "Closet Scene" (Act 3, Scene 4), when Hamlet confronts his mother, Queen Gertrude, in her bedchamber; his words demonstrate a bitter hostility and a vindictive ... he 20th and 21st century has been to imply, on Hamlet's part, a frustrated, incestuous love for his mother, which may justify his words although Shakespeare gives no background of his feelings towards ...

(6 pages) 83 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Queen Elizabeth

As a youthful woman, Elizabeth Tudor seemed to be the hapless daughter of an ill-fated mother, Queen Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII. With her half sister and brother, Elizabet ... omise of a stable succession and reign and was, because of her sex, an inadvertent component in her mother's downfall. However, as Elizabeth I of England, she proved to be a singularly long-lived Tudo ... tator, a royal ruler opposing the detested foreigner, and a conservative in religion, but also of a mother who symbolized, in the eyes of her friends and rivals, subversive Protestantism, the revoluti ...

(10 pages) 128 3 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Oedipus- Fate or Choice

outs that he is the bane of Thebes as the killer of his father (King Laius) and the husband of his mother (Queen Jocasta), he stabs his own eyes because he could not bear to face the people of Thebes ... olybus and Queen Merope. He says, "I barely restrained myself that day but early the next I went to mother and father, questioned them closely... Still this thing kept gnawing at me, the slander sprea ...

(5 pages) 40 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The Life of Buddha

now Nepal, in about 563 BCE. His father, King Shuddhodana was the ruler of the Shakya clan and his mother was Queen Mayadevi. The legends surrounding Buddha suggest that both his conception and birth ... evi. The legends surrounding Buddha suggest that both his conception and birth were miraculous. His mother, Queen Mayadevi, conceived him when she dreamt that a white elephant entered her womb. She ga ...

(8 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Question: Justify Hatshepsut's claim to the throne, with references to political, religious and social forces.

atshepsut claimed that she was the divine conception of Amun. She claimed that Amun had visited her mother Queen Ahmose while she was sleeping and held an ankh symbol under her nose and this made her ...

(5 pages) 18 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Buddha

two important great people. Siddhartha's father's name was Shuddhodana, the King of the Sakyas. His mother, Queen Mahamaya, was fearless in heart and full of grace and virtue. Siddhartha Gautama got h ... was fearless in heart and full of grace and virtue. Siddhartha Gautama got his name from one of his mother's dreams. Her dream was that an elephant with six tusks, carrying a flower in its trunk, touc ...

(6 pages) 47 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Creon

tablishes her royal status and high standing in her country, Thebes. Creon is brother to Antigone's mother, Queen Jocaste, who is blood queen to Thebes. Creon proves he is King of Thebes, when he make ...

(4 pages) 1000 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Buddhism

tradition, Siddhartha was miraculously conceived, not unlike Christ five-hundred years later. His mother, Queen Maya, had a dream of an elephant with six tusks, carrying a lotus flower in its trunk, ...

(7 pages) 97 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Buddhism Worldview

hills of the Himalayans. According to legends the birth of the Buddha was the result of a dream his mother, Queen Mahamaya, had in which a white elephant entered her right side impregnating her throug ...

(7 pages) 58 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Depiction Of A Tragic Hero In Hamlet

ragic hero B. Discussion on Hamlet II. Hamlet?s Personal Experiences A. Family 1. Father?s Death 2. Mother?s Marriage B. Others 1. Ophelia 2. Polonius III. Hamlet?s Dilemma A. Meeting with the Ghost B ... slike him. His father, King Hamlet, mysteriously dies, and Hamlet is grief stricken. Meanwhile, his mother, Queen Gertrude, marries Hamlet?s uncle, Claudius, a mere two months after the death of her h ...

(7 pages) 58 0 4.0 Feb/2008

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

Hamlet: Queen Gertrude

understands that Hamlet is not crazy, a character that enhances Hamlet's character would be his own mother, Queen Gertrude. Many times during the play we see Gertrude choose her new husband over Hamle ... ts and gatherings, which greatly upsets Hamlet. He loved his father and does not understand how his mother could be so happy with a new husband so soon after her husbands death. The one major f ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

Hamlet, Heart of Darkness and Wuthering Heights

Hamlet himself and ironically while he was trying to spy on the conversation between Hamlet and his mother, Queen Gertrude. Polonius' guile and eavesdropping bring on his death. They are rightly punis ... ce of Denmark, is going through tough times psychologically as he has recently lost his father; his mother has entered into an overhasty marriage with the murdered man's brother, Claudius. Hamlet is g ...

(9 pages) 16 0 4.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature