Essays Tagged: "Orphan"

The Rise of Muhammad and Islam

ne key character in history who began it all: Muhammad.Muhammad was born in 570 AD, and was soon an orphan without parents. He was raised by afamily of modest means and was forced to work to support h ...

(4 pages) 265 0 2.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History


mammal is a Bumblebee bat that lives in Thailand. It weighs less than a penny!2. Vampire bats adopt orphan pups (the name for a baby bat) and have been known to risk their lives to share food with the ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Narcissm in " Anne" of Green Gables

played through her imagination.        When Anne arrives at Green Gables she is an orphan and has never learned to love anyone but herself, this changes primarily through her relation ... mands for love and Anne identifies very closely with this heroine. Anne substitutes her victimizing orphan situation for her imagination and identification with heroines such as Cordelia.   ...

(3 pages) 49 1 4.2 Jan/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Arron Burr's life

grandfather, Jonathan Edwards, was Princeton's third president. The younger Aaron Burr was left an orphan when he was two years old, his mother and father, and both maternal grandparents, died within ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Harry Potter And The Court Of Public Opinion Remarks on the hysteria that has accompanied this new generation children's classic

ow this, who has not been sequestered in an underwater dome for the last couple of years. The young orphan, rises above his lowly station in life by receiving a scholarship to the wondrous Hogwart's S ...

(2 pages) 132 1 4.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The summary of Frankenstein by Mary Shelly

rew up in Geneva, Switzerland as the eldest son of a higher class family. He was brought up with an orphan, Elizabeth and also had two younger brothers. He did not have many friends, Henry Clerval bei ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Diviners: mother-daughter relationships

wn begin to fade with her age. Prin Logan, christened Princess, lost her only child but adopted the orphan Morag Gunn, who, as a grown woman, gave birth to Pique. In this essay I will focus on the rel ...

(7 pages) 50 0 2.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a book report about "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre - Penniless and in PainBeing an orphan and poor can make someone stronger. In Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, Jane is an orphan, penn ... e in spirit. Jane does not have a close relationship with her cousins because she is poor and is an orphan. She has very little right to express herself in front of her relatives because they take tha ... er cousin's house. She endures this injustice and attempt to become less bothersome.Jane Eyre is an orphan who does not get along well with her relatives, has very limited right to express herself, an ...

(3 pages) 69 1 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Oliver Twist: describe the basic traits of a central character and explain how society has shaped these traits.

n a young boy named Oliver whose real identity is unknown when his mother dies in childbirth. As an orphan, he is exploited by unscrupulous and selfish authority figures, and is forced into a life of ... on the starving paupers, so they decrease their rations and increase their labor. In describing the orphanages and workhouses, Dickens is portraying the Victorian belief in Malthusian economics which ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

"The Outsiders" and how Alienation from one's family and society can result in the downfall of an individual. in 637 Words

friends are. Without them you may not be able to have a good life. When Johnny found out he was an orphan, he lost it. He ran away form home and joined a gang and began to steal. He mugged white peop ... do, so he ran away. Johnny ran to Billy, his best friend, and Billy decided he would take him to an orphan gang. When Johnny got there the gang put Johnny to a test. He had to fight the leader of the ...

(3 pages) 42 1 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

EDGAR ALLAN POE: LIFE AND WORKS This is about the life and the works of the poet edgar allan poe, i basically describe his life and how it effected what and how he wrote.

lved with the Federal street theater. David Poe had a reputation for drinking. Elizabeth Poe was an orphan, her first husband, an actor had died, then she married David, and was dying all when she was ... man 232). He was very lonely; he felt the "long and desperate struggle with the ills attendant upon orphanage, the total want of relatives."(Silverman 232) According to Poe:Events not to be controlled ...

(5 pages) 327 4 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

"Vanity Fair" by William M.

ry Amelia's brother Joseph, but fails. She is in charge of her own marriage because she was left an orphan. She ends up marrying Rowdon Crawley, he is disinherited later on. And Becky, true to her cra ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Roman emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus.

n emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus or better known as Hadrian lived from 76-138 A.D. He was born an orphan in Spain and later adopted by his uncle Trajan. Texts describe him as a tall, elegant man who ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Tragedy, Closure, and Society: Agamemnon.

The guy gets the girl. The poor man wins the lottery. The orphan gets a home. They lived happily ever after. Americans are so used to endings that provide clo ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay vividly illustrates the hardships of childhood education in West Africa.The title is "Education in Africa : A Matter of Survival of the Fittest".

f his teacher's cane, but also hungry.This compelling, yet sympathetic story is about a 10-year-old orphan. Residing with his father's friend at that time, he was beaten and sent back home by a primar ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte.

hemes. Now let me introduce the main content about Jane Eyre . Jane Eyre , the heroine, a penniless orphan, has been left to care of her aunt Mrs Reed. Harsh and unsympathetic treatment rouses her def ... soled for the severity of the regime by the kindness of the superintendent Miss Temple and a fellow orphan, Helen Burns, who dies in Jane's arms of consumption? She spends some miserable years, eventu ...

(7 pages) 82 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Central Africa's Orphan Gorillas talking about the gorilla protection program I learned from National Geographic. It is written in first person to spice things up.

Central Africa's Orphan GorillasThe Orphans were dependent on the project protection des Gorillas (PPG.) This 12 yr. ... s were dependent on the project protection des Gorillas (PPG.) This 12 yr. old project searches for orphaned gorillas rescues and raise them in a healthy group environment to be released into one of t ... o sanctuaries Congo and Gabon. Although there real origins are unsure most were probably "bush-meat orphans": Their mothers killed by hunters who butcher and smoke the meat in jungle camps to be shipp ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Johann Sebastian Bach: This details his life and studies from his brith to his death. Also includes famous works of his.

ourt musician. As a child, Johann attended Eisenach's Latin school. At the age of ten, he became an orphan after the death of his mother and father. He was then sent to be raised by his older brother ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"Beowul Part One" He saves a neighboring people from a monster, Grendel, eventually becomes the king of his own people, and dies defending them from a dragon.

.Shield, the son of Sheaf,took many an enemy's chair,terrified many a warrior,after he was found an orphan.He prospered under the skyuntil people everywherelistened when he spoke.He was a good king!Sh ... m for his long trip.No doubt he had a little morethan he did as a childwhen he was sent out,a naked orphan in an empty boat.Now he had a golden bannerhigh over his head, was,sadly by a rich people,giv ...

(13 pages) 52 2 2.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay explains why Joe is a better parent for Pip than Pips sister Mrs. Joe in the book "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens.

Great ExpectationsIn Great Expectations by Charles Dickens , Pip is an orphan who is raised by his sister and her husband. Joe is the parent Pip needs , and he is a better ...

(2 pages) 27 0 2.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers