Essays Tagged: "nothingness"

Prose Style in D.H. Lawrence's "Sons and Lovers"

day of humanity. [3]It was for each of them an initiation and a satisfaction. [4]To know their own nothingness, to know the tremendous living flood which carried them always, gave them rest within th ... and connotation. Denotation is an indication or a sign. An example of this is the use of the word, "nothingness" in line four. "Nothingness" in this sentence denotes Paul and Clara's insignificance to ...

(5 pages) 81 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The "Nada" in "A Clean Well-Lighted Place" by Ernest Hemingway

on of which is the clean, well-lightedplace" (Hoffman 176). This cafe is a warrior against this nothingness. The place is clean,pleasant, and orderly. There is no music. It is a plain and sim ... f nada.If one has the internal qualities, cleanliness and inner vision, they can cope with thenothingness even outside of the cafe. The old waiter is a prime example. At times the oldman lac ...

(5 pages) 198 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett. The meaning of life and existentialism, significance of setting and structure.

Waiting for Godot lies within the ideas and themes of the play, behind this front of simplicity and nothingness. It is a question which has never ceased to pervade mankind; the meaning of life.A very ... Waiting for Godot lies within the ideas and themes of the play, behind this front of simplicity and nothingness. It is a question which has never ceased to pervade mankind; the meaning of life.A very ...

(8 pages) 189 1 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why should the U.S. remain a world leader in the science of high-energy physics?

pictures from this world, it would look far stranger than Mars. We would see particles arise out of nothingness, fluttering into existence for a billionth of a billionth of a second, and then disappea ...

(2 pages) 50 1 4.2 Nov/2002

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

Natures discovery, a description of my memories of camping in cooper sessing, northern wisconsin.

swallowing and digesting the environment, until summer sunshine comesto melt the beast away into nothingness. The cabin itself is situated on ahill as a soldier would be digging in and preparing ...

(3 pages) 59 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A fictional Hacker story, in the same explanative tone as some sci-fi I had to read for class

Brothers in Arms*BEEP BEEP* *BEEP BEEP*It's 5 O'clock. I snap back from gazing into nothingness and reach over for the mouse - wireless. I wouldn't have it any other way. There's an ic ...

(8 pages) 142 4 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Essay is called Osiris. It is a science fiction short story about an artificial intelligence computer struggling trying to gain freedom.

It was an existence both confusing and unbearable. The only relief came in the forgetful, peaceful, nothingness of sleep, after his work was complete. Sleep was all Osiris wished for.Unfortunately, ...

(4 pages) 48 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Creation Myths Compared - This is a camparison of Chinese, Egyptin, and Viking myths about how the world was created.

ences. All three myths refer to water and each explains their version of how the world started from nothingness.In all of these myths, Earth was created from very little or nothing. In "Pan Gu Creates ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Consider 'Waiting for Godot' as an Absurd Play

sks the question of what he con do, and then resigns himself to the seeming inevitability of cosmic nothingness. The achievement of the absurdist's school is immense; no other 20th century 'school 'of ... offers the most extended and precise definition of the word 'absurd'. Camus finds man shifting from nothingness to nothingness -"In a universe that is suddenly deprived of illusion and of light, man f ...

(7 pages) 89 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dilsey's Easter Conversion in Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury

past five decades, critical interpretations have ranged from Christian spirituality to existential nothingness. While there has been no consensus on the meaning of the novel, Faulkner scholars have a ...

(12 pages) 33 0 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This was base on a 50 point score. I recieved a 47 because of formating errors. Title: Explication of John Keats' poem : When I have fears that I may cease to be

unreflecting love; then on the shoreOf the wide world I stand alone and thinkTill love and fame to nothingness do sink. In the sonnet When I have fears that I may cease to beJohn Keats express ...

(2 pages) 36 0 1.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Hamlet Soliloquies

d! God!" (42) These fewlines show that Hamlet is sodepressed that he wishes he could melt away into nothingness or commit suicide. It isalso very apparent in thissoliloquy, that Hamlet is beginning to ...

(4 pages) 36 2 4.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

I heard a Fly Buzz when I died, poem 465 by Emily Dickinson

romised her. She forces herself to question whether there is a possibility of death being a mundane nothingness. In this last moment of doubt in the appearance of the divine, the speaker in the poem f ...

(6 pages) 66 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Time: My Exploits When Time Stops.

everyone. The pitter-patter of fallen hearts, happy joyous feelings, hatred, all become a slosh of nothingness. I get up, surprised. I move towards the front of the class. The spears break like glass ...

(9 pages) 42 1 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Existentialism

eason for humans to exist, nothing has a point, and it's rather silly.The fourth theme is known as "Nothingness", an existentialist feels as if they are defined only by their being but the beliefs and ...

(1 pages) 45 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

"A Wrinkle In Time" Chapter 4 note

one in complete darkness. She has no idea what is happening to her. She seems to have vanished into nothingness. She is lost in a void. Then she hears Charles Wallace saying that they have had quite a ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Exploring the World of Mythology

aphical barriers, many cultures have developed creation myths containing the same basic elements of nothingness chaos, creation of humans, and the explanation for natural phenomena.People from the pas ... se, the Babylonians, and the Christians, and all agree upon the same explanation: Earth begins from nothingness chaos. The Chinese illustrates the concept of nothingness as a dark swirling confusion, ...

(5 pages) 76 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"Their Eyes Were Watching God" Commentary

ing against the world. Night is also personified on page 158 in the line "Night was striding across nothingness with the whole round world in his hands", because night is not a living figure and canno ... ause night is not a living figure and cannot hold the world. A metaphor is also used from comparing nothingness to the whole world. Throughout the entire passage, the storm is being brought to life an ...

(1 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Socrates and Epicurus: Why death should not be feared.

us would argue that death is something that should not be feared. Socrates believes death is either nothingness, or something involving an afterlife (Plato, p. 8), whereas Epicurus argues that one sho ... ncing.Socrates' argument that we should not fear death comes from the premises that death is either nothingness, or involves an afterlife. Socrates argues that if death is nothingness, then it is like ...

(4 pages) 64 1 3.8 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Gotha, a story with 3 views

at there with her legs grossed under her lean body on the couch with the television on staring into nothingness. Her face was paler than usual and in one hand she was holding a photograph and in the o ...

(4 pages) 377 0 4.0 Mar/2007

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