Essays Tagged: "Proverb"

A Comparison of the Ways in Which Four Authors Treat Fables (chaucer, angela carter, thurber, orwell)

he Nun's Priest's Tale', he produces a subtle attack on the reliability of women. He quotes a Norse proverb that roughly means "Women's advice is often flawed"; he also says that Eve got Adam kicked o ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

My Room, personal essay

        There is an old proverb which states 'When you are a child, your room is the world to you.' I believe this is a ver ...

(3 pages) 217 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"Early to bed early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise"

"Early to bed early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise," is one of themost widely quoted proverbs from Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanac. Thisproverb is seldom disputed however I f ... one enjoys being alone waking up early might be the thing to do but oneshould not be mislead by the proverb. Early to bed early to rise won't make you healthy,wealthy or wise.

(2 pages) 11802 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"A stitch in time saves nine", explaining this proverb.

Proverbs have a deep meaning and if we analyze them ,we can decipher their meaning . This proverb li ... ll tear may widen leading to more work or the garment may have to be discarded.In this manner, this proverb warns us against neglecting small faults or imperfections which may lead to big troubles . T ... often mess up their work leading to them redoing the task and having more work in the long run.This proverb advises us to realize the value of time and that small things make a big difference so we sh ...

(2 pages) 34766 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Personal Goals Paper about being a student at the University of Phoenix

ts always had this saying, "Set personal goals in life that will help strengthen the rainbow". That proverb had a profound effect on me as I grew older and starting to plan my life. We all have rainbo ...

(3 pages) 549 1 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Drug Abuse is Life Abuse .

ca is. " what you eat is what you become" the wise men said. They were not thick upstairs when this proverb was decided on. Research has shown substantial links that what you are abusing is killing yo ...

(1 pages) 155 8 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Tea culture in china

hinese people's life.Seven most important things in daily life of Chinese people are expressed in a proverb often recited when people talk about their family budget. "Seven elements face you on openin ...

(14 pages) 133 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Neil Jordan - Appearances and understanding of his works, his autuerism, deceptions, use of realism and fantasy, gender roles and use of visual surfaces. complete with references

out he is interested in appearances and visual surfaces."A picture paints a thousand words is a proverb that has been used by many to describe the works of many famous artists. A work of art can d ...

(11 pages) 82 1 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Are clothes important for everyday life?

meets strangers, but person's intelligence is a lot more challenging and important. We have a nice proverb in my country (Bulgaria), which proves that one 's intelligence is more important than any c ...

(3 pages) 76 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Problem of Power in The Fellowship of the Ring By Jrr Tolkien

Power is every-thing, it has almost become a proverb that: power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Being a solider in World War O ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Goals setting to be successful

ng is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination ...

(4 pages) 246 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The depth of knowledge to be gained from books is much richer and broader than what can be learned from direct experience.

As a well known proverb put "never too old to learn", it is necessary for us all to learn ceaselessly throughout our ...

(2 pages) 35 1 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why Americans Give More Than You Think The paper is about Philanthropy

k"'It is more blessed to give than to receive'" (Holy Bible, Acts. 20.35). This passage is a spoken proverb from the Jewish profit Jesus who facilitated philanthropy. Philanthropy comes from the "Gree ...

(4 pages) 47 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Beowulf" as an expression of Scandinavian values and conflicts: Meta-narrative

To be without silver is better than to be without honor. -- Old Norse ProverbR.M. Liuzza's reflections on his translation of Beowulf treated this early work as historical ...

(5 pages) 21 0 4.2 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Perseverance in my life

ng is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Cyrano's Tragic Flaw

The Tragic Flaw of Cyrano de Bergerac (Final Draft)A proverb of the wise king of Israel named Solomon once said, "Pride goes before destruction, a haught ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Things fall apart" by Chinua Achebe.

ce to Okonkwo. Achebe covers great territory over theme, characterization, conflict and values in a proverb spoken by Okonkwo's uncle Uchendu: "There is no story that is not true. . . . The world has ... despised.Okonkwo's clan in "Things Fall Apart" lives by values that are bound to change. Uchendu's proverb foreshadows the logical inevitability of changing values by revealing independent truths tha ...

(3 pages) 75 1 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Truth in the Face of Reality: Anton Chekhov's "Lady with the Dog"

Emily Dickinson once penned a proverb about love, saying "Love is anterior to life,/ Posterior to death,/ Initial of creation, and ...

(10 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Ecstasy of Hamlet: A critcial analysis on Hamlet's madness in Shakespeare's play includes works cited

nd thought disorder. Hamlet's speech is often rapid and difficult to understand. As he moves from a proverb that is "something musty" to "recorders" (3.2.319) he exhibits a symptom called disorganized ...

(3 pages) 31 1 3.0 Dec/2006

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

Summarization of the Article: "The Arab in American Cinema: From Bad to worse, or Getting Better?"

the article; "The Arab in AmericanCinema: From Bad to Worse, or Getting Better?" uses a line from a proverbwhich states: "truth is stranger than fiction." In the media's presentation ofArabs, this sta ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study