Essays Tagged: "outdo"

Beowolf - a literary super hero

s superhuman powers. Like the Anglo-Saxons of Beowulf's time, he is boastful, manly, and willing to outdo his fellow neighbor. The only difference between him and the rest of the Anglo-Saxons is that ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

King Lear is a play about conflict between parents and children. Discuss this theme and one other of your choice.

of his daughters to tell him how much they love him. Goneril and Regan lie to him whilst trying to outdo one another, in order to win his approval. Each daughter receives a third of the kingdom. Cord ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.7 Oct/2002

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

"From Egoism to Humility" deals with Shakespeare's King Lear. This essay argues how King Lear journeys from egoism to humility.

h king (who out of whim) issues a challenge to his children to which they must respond by trying to outdo each other in praising their father. The daughter who displays the most affection takes the la ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Morals And Orders in "Guests of the Nation"

ion that under danger men can be expected to have more than their normal powers, and that they will outdo their best efforts simply because their lives are in danger. Indeed, in many ways the reality ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Grimm Brothers "The Master-Thief", analysis.

he basic story carries morals and a hidden cognizance of human perception that not always does good outdo evil."The Master-Thief" boils down to a story of tests. A peasant farmer meets a well-off gent ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Egyptian Alliance Under Nasser". An analysis of the Soviet influence on Cold War Egypt.

e Soviet Union and the United States gathering countries to form blocs with which they attempted to outdo each other's world influence. Egypt experienced Western rule as a British protectorate, and in ...

(7 pages) 78 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why the First World War lasted so long New style of warfare - attrition - trenches - stalemate

r desire for power and security. The rivalry created by this caused an intense rush by countries to outdo one another, specifically between the German and British empires. By the.time the war itself s ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

A brief summary of the build up in WWI. Contains infomation on alliances.

power tried to colonise as much as possible. Germany not keen on being second best did its best to outdo Europe to try and be a better nation. They then began to do anything to claim land and it soon ... e because they were so close together. It was then a case of getting as much as possible, trying to outdo the other empire.In the end the Entente and Alliance were set for war. They wouldn't give in b ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Three Main Causes of World War I

etter naval protection with Dreadknought class ships. Because of this advantage, Germany decided to outdo Britain and build their own Dreadknought class battleships. As both countries tried to build m ...

(4 pages) 81 1 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

"Why Japan's Students Outdo Ours," BY: Laurence Steinberg

on't value the importance of education as much as the Japanese.In the article "Why Japan's Students Outdo Ours," Laurence Steinberg explains that students in Japan are more educated in schools than in ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on an Analysis of Horror Movies in general...the examples used are from "Nightmare on Elm Street 3", "Friday the 13th (Part 8)" and "Freddy VS Jason"

r categories of films in the movie industry. People liked to watch horror films to be afraid and to outdo their fears: "On a psychological level, the horror film dramatizes our nightmares, so that we ...

(4 pages) 61 2 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Shakespeare-Much ado about nothing, analysis of major characters

that he led her on and their relationship ended. Now when they meet, the two constantly compete to outdo one another with clever insults.Although she appears hardened and sharp, Beatrice is really vu ... e for him, Benedick vows to be "horribly in love with her," in effect continuing the competition by outdoing her in love and courtship (II.iii.207). Benedick is one of the most histrionic characters i ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2005

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

Separate People (A Separate Peace) John Knowles

s than Gene. Gene wants to be just like Finny. They would have competitions, but Finny would always outdo Gene. Once, they had a "brief wrestling match on the turf," (Knowles 7) which Finny won, of co ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Slaughterhouse-Five" by Kurt Vonnegut

r abounds mankind and its brief history. As nations, ethnicities, et cetera interminably attempt to outdo one another war will continue to arise. In recent years much has been said about the negative ...

(3 pages) 13 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Race for the sky

gun. It may be subtle, but towers that are over 500m are shooting out of everywhere, each trying to outdo each other, each boasting about its engineering feat, each saying their tower is better. The c ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

The Black Robe

though the film is set in a beautiful part of Canada, background is the only piece where movies can outdo the mind in this story.A film is limited most in the workings of a characters mind. The though ...

(1 pages) 528 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers