Essays Tagged: "outcast"

Letters from the heart. Why the Scarlet Letter is truly romantic.

a romantic. -Letters from the Heart I'm lonely. Being alone makes me feel like I'm lost, an outcast that doesn't deserve to stayhere with the ones I love. They all ignore me now, they all trea ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This essay talks about evil, and how it's inside all of us. It makes references to Macbeth and Lord of the Flies

hat makes people laugh at other peoples' mistakes? What makes a little kid relentlessly pick on the outcast? What fuels the hate that people have for each other? Everyone has their individual views an ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Sep/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Symbolism of the letter 'A' throughout "The Scarlet Letter"

ment andsin. Hester Prynne bears the label of the letter upon her chest. She stands as a label of anoutcast in front of society. She is wearing this symbol to burden her with punishmentthroughout her ...

(6 pages) 307 4 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

George Orwell, expresses a feeling of alienation throughout "Such, Such Were the Joys...."

tform for his views on life. Repeatedly Orwell describes the society of the school from which he is outcast:That bump on the hard mattress, on the first night of term, used to give me a feeling of abr ...

(7 pages) 70 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The issue of predjudice in "To kill a mockingbird" by Harper Lee

me and care to judge fairly'. The main focus of part one is Boo Radley. Boo was considered to be an outcast by many of the people in Maycomb. He never came outside, except for two occasions in the boo ... ught of going up to Boo's house. They like everyone else thought of Boo as different, strange and a outcast. The children begin to realize that Boo isn't the way they see him as, when he wraps the bla ...

(6 pages) 90 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Search for Self Identity in Robertson Davie's "Fifth Business" Search for Self Identity

t be discarded before one can become significant in the world.Firstly, Paul Dempster grows up as an outcast in Deptford, his mother's 'simpleness' leading the tight social world of the town to cast ou ...

(3 pages) 184 1 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Religion in "Jane Eyre ", Charlotte Bronte

sesses a higher standing in society. Due to Jane's lower class standing, Mrs. Reedtreats Jane as an outcast. As Bessie and Miss Abbot drag Jane to the 'red room' a mostscary room for a child, she is t ...

(5 pages) 78 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Strength in the Face of Suffering" - The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne: An Essay about how suffering and the burden of wearing the "A", changed Hester's life.

e in her time but perhaps excusable in ours, places her in a position of suffering and makes her an outcast of the devout and morally rigid Puritan society, which she lives in. Hester, being forced to ... and morally rigid Puritan society, which she lives in. Hester, being forced to live her life as an outcast and refugee, learns to become self-sufficient and to rely on no one, other than herself and ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The effects and Implications of Sin in The Scarlet Letter: This is an essay about how sin effected the different characters in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

tletter A all the time. Her clothes become dull in color and her hair is put in a cap. Hester is an outcast in the town so she lives in a cottage by the sea off to itself. When Hester walks in the str ...

(3 pages) 246 1 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The characterization of Piggy in the novel Lord of the Flies

characteristics, and several goals.Throughout the entire endeavor on the island Piggy is seen as an outcast of society. No one wants him around, and no one sees why anyone even needs him around. Howev ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Review of the movie the breakfast club. Talks about main message and filmography. Contains specific examples

roup" was represented by a student. There was the princess, the jock, the brain, the rebel, and the outcast.The main message in the movie is that despite all our outer differences, we are all going th ...

(4 pages) 127 0 4.7 Dec/2002

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

Moby Dick and its Biblical Allusions

intelligence, and he knows nothing about whaling or the sea. In the book of Genesis, Ishmael was an outcast "with everyone's hand against him," and in the book you see how he is different from the sai ...

(5 pages) 10093 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A summer reading essay on the Picture of Dorian Gray

rica. The author of many acclaimed novels, including The Picture of Dorian Gray, Wilde was made an outcast of society. In The Picture of Dorian Gray, Wilde explores human the human psyche when it co ... is soul and not the boyish outward appearance Dorian still retained was "hideous," making Dorian an outcast in his own right.Dorian having a purely corrupted soul murdered Basil upon showing him th ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Short Summaries of "Les Miserables"

the chain gang,finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by law, displaycondemns him to be an outcast. Only the saintly Bishop of Dignetreats him kindly and Valjean, embittered by years of hards ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Body Art vs. Self Mutilation.

ation. Often times throughout the history of western culture, these practices have been shunned and outcast as the marks of Satan. In the last few centuries however, these fallacies have subsided to t ...

(11 pages) 265 2 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley & "Obasan" bu Joy Kogawa

Both stories deal with moral questioning and help us determine right from wrong. In both cases the outcast is treated badly and with disgust.The main theme in Obasan is the unjustness of the Canadian ... picts the ill-treatment of The Monster by society. In Obasan, the Japanese-Canadians are treated as outcasts whereas the monster is the outcast in Frankenstein. In both cases, the outcast is treated w ...

(2 pages) 48 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

r children; she was the result of a terrible sin, adultery. Since her birth, Pearl is shunned as an outcast of society. She is tangled in a web of lies and secrets, while all she wants to know is the ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Advantages and Disadvantages of being an Outcast in John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" and in "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of being an OutcastAs proven in John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath and in The Scarlet Letter written by Nathan ...

(7 pages) 28 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

The Greek idea of hubris.

e an effort to ride Pegasus for the second time Pegasus threw him and Bellerophon became a crippled outcast. When Bellerophon was thrown off of Pegasus he tried to avoid men after that incident. Belle ... phon, Arachne, and Niobe show the real threat of the hubris sin. First Bellerophon became a cripple outcast, next Arachne was turned into a spider, and finally Niobe was turned into a stone .One lesso ...

(2 pages) 48 3 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

"Catcher in the Rye", it describes the character Holden Caulfield shows the world with the true side of him.

en year old, about 6 feet, partially grey-haired, and horribly skinny. He's also considered a total outcast. In a nutshell, he's the kind of guy you'd see receiving a swirly as you walk by the boys' b ... l, he's the kind of guy you'd see receiving a swirly as you walk by the boys' bathroom. But as most outcasts, he proves simply to be a boy who happens to question the world for what it is.Perhaps his ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American