Essays Tagged: "patriarch"

The Greek Orthodox Church

that is, governedby its own head bishop. The head bishops of this autocephalouschurch may be called patriarch, metropolitan, or archbishop. Theseclergymen are much like the Pope in that they decide ch ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Cash. Paper on Faulkner's As I Lay Dying

ily that keeps the others from spinning away. Cash becomes, throughout the course of the novel, the patriarchal figure in the novel. He is thrust in to this position through his words, actions, and An ... to this position through his words, actions, and Anse's total lack of leadership. Cash becomes that patriarch.Diligence. Definition: ' Close application, perseverance.' 'We can hear the sawing on the ...

(8 pages) 153 1 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Soda Wars" This essay is about Coca-Cola in the International market

en, the company that gets into a foreign market first usually dominates that country's market. Coke patriarch Robert Woodruff realized this 50 years ago and unleashed a brilliant ploy or in a way a ve ...

(11 pages) 572 1 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Illusions and denial in "The Glass Managerie" by Tennessee Williams

to of the husband that abandoned the family many years before as if he is the honorable husband and patriarch. She behaves like a flirtatious southern belle and dresses inappropriately in the outfits ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

British Imperialism in James Joyce's "The Dead" and Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal".

The relationship shared between Ireland and its imperialistic patriarch England, has been a long and tumultuous one. Throughout centuries of British rule, million ...

(6 pages) 115 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Patriarchal Law.

Patriarchal Law is often mentioned but rarely do we understand what it is. The English term "patriar ... tioned but rarely do we understand what it is. The English term "patriarch" derives from the Greek 'patriarches', which is actually made of two words - 'pater' meaning "father" and 'arches' meaning "h ... s actually made of two words - 'pater' meaning "father" and 'arches' meaning "head" or "founder". A patriarch is "the head of a house - the founder or ruler of a tribe, family, or clan. Patriarchal La ...

(11 pages) 151 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

VIKINGS -Analysis of the "Vinland sagas".

emale weakness, not pitying tender infants".Above are a few of the terms used by the Constantinople patriarch Photius to describe Vikings and their actions; but similarly horrific descriptions of the ...

(11 pages) 59 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain.

contrast with each other in a big way. Both Pap and Jim provide for Huck with characteristics of a patriarch. Throughout the novel they each influence Huck with their beliefs and make a different imp ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The SImpsons.

ple and their motivations. (Common Culture, 2nd Edition, Berger, page 243) Homer Jay Simpson is the patriarch of the Simpson household, a thirty-eight year old safety inspector at Springfield's local ...

(4 pages) 237 6 4.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Critical reaction to Marquez's One Hundred years of Solitude.

ntury, Macondo and the Buendias, faced many triumphs and tragedies that lead to their downfall. The patriarch, Jose Arcadio Buendia, founded the town of Macondo while escaping a violent past. However, ... n be compared to modern day television soap operas. Like every soap opera, there is a matriarch and patriarch of family who is prominent in a town. We watch the successes and failures of their childre ...

(3 pages) 72 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Interpretation of Titus Andronicus, Act III, Scene 1.

h all his mind and strength, even to the point of neglecting his duty to his family as a father and patriarch. Throughout the play, from the triumph parade in act 1 scene 1 to the execution of his son ... y experiencing ultimate persecution and despair, Titus changes from a loyal military commander to a patriarch. Becoming a patriarch allows Titus to feel emotions he has suppressed all his adult life. ...

(14 pages) 50 0 4.3 Feb/2004

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

The Educational Advances of Women in the 17th and 18th Centuries//Did wome have their own Renaissance

uction. Men hunted, made war, assumed primary responsibility for the family's economic welfare. The patriarch figure Orgon in Tartuffe is a good example of how the Father of the house has absolute pow ...

(11 pages) 238 2 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The San Fermin Festival and the Running of the Bulls

ever, the focal point of the festival is the running of the bulls.San Fermin was the son of a local patriarch of Pamplona in the third century A.D. ( One day a French bis ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Pierre S. Dupont This essay was assigned for analysis of the life and contributions of influential leaders to business and leadership thought.

DuPont in his street railway business in 1899, but he was soon back in the family business when the patriarch of the family, Eugene DuPont, died in 1902. On the firm's 100th anniversary, it was about ...

(2 pages) 35 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Religion/Christian Marriage: The Parenthood, directed by Ron Howard, dicuss one family in the movie and relate it to christian marriage.

ly issues. The movie is about a large family, and all of the adults have children of their own. The patriarch of the family is Frank Buckman. Frank has four children, Gil, Helen, Larry, and Susan. Eac ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Arjuna and Krsna's relationship in the first chapter of the epic poem 'Bhagavad Gita'. How doe Krsna moraly justify Arjuna's decision to fight.

mily of close relations. Arjuna's brother is the leader of the army trying to overthrow the current patriarch. Arjuna's cousin, the reining king, is fighting to hold onto the thrown which was passed d ...

(8 pages) 72 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Such a Long Journey and Family Matters: Family Relationships Author: Rohinton Mistry

9 page novel, Family Matters deals with a plot concerning an extended family breaking down when the patriarch, Nariman Vakeel, a retired English professor, breaks his ankle and requires home nursing c ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This isn't really a true essay but rather many helpful terms acquired from my world religion class. These terms apply to many religions around the world wether they be current or of the past.

irca 135-c. 220), known as ha-Kadosh (Hebrew, "the Saint") or ha-Nasi (Hebrew, "the Prince" or "the Patriarch"), but generally known to devout Jews simply as "Rabbi."Talmud, body of Jewish civil and r ...

(5 pages) 88 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Manzanar - How Everyone Was Impacted: Life as an Innocent Prisoner

nd how their lives were affected both during and after being in this camp. While separated from the patriarch of the family, Ko Wakatsuki, they face many hardships and much hatred during some of their ...

(8 pages) 59 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Conflicts in the Godfather

amily" in the boroughs of New York City in the mid 1940s, dominated at first by the aging godfather/patriarch "Don" Vito Corleone. As a turn-of-the-century Silician immigrant, he is the head of one of ...

(2 pages) 103 2 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies