Essays Tagged: "Puppet"

An analysis of how the author gains the sympathy of the reader in "Shooting an Elephant," by George Orwell

of theunarmed crowd - seemingly the leading actor of the piece; but in reality I wasonly an absurd puppet pushed to and fro by the will of those yellow faces behind(101). Everyone has been in a situa ...

(3 pages) 240 0 4.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Interpreting Plato's "Allegory of the Cave"

e prisoners. He also utilizes the term "marionette players" which should create a peaceful image of puppets moving on string. Instead he creates a feeling of captivity for the puppets being controlled ... moving on string. Instead he creates a feeling of captivity for the puppets being controlled by the puppet holders. He reiterates that these prisoners are not normal in the phrase "strange image, and ...

(2 pages) 266 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Interpreting the first 5 lines in Plato's Allegory of the cave

e prisoners. He also utilizes the term "marionette players" which should create a peaceful image of puppets moving on string. Instead he creates a feeling of captivity for the puppets being controlled ... moving on string. Instead he creates a feeling of captivity for the puppets being controlled by the puppet holders. He reiterates that these prisoners are not normal in the phrase "strange image, and ...

(2 pages) 107 0 5.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The Roman Occupation of Britian

troyed the Druid religion of the people. They disrespected the customs of the Celts. They installed puppet kings to make the people think they had some in the Government. The Romans did all this from ...

(10 pages) 84 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Flight-227

Flight-227By Master puppetMy presentation is on the survivors of Flight-227. On October 12, 1972, a propeller-driven F-2 ...

(2 pages) 350 7 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Whether slaveholders were able to enslave Africans both physically and mentally.

s and stay strong for future struggles for independence.The body of the African slaves was easily a puppet of the slave owners. The masters enslaving them in the first place, left the blacks with no p ...

(4 pages) 68 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner.

y name. She is cast into the lime light of the town. Her father controls her by treating her as his puppet, he decides what and what not she does.Emily's position in the community is that of a mysteri ...

(3 pages) 103 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sophocles' 'Oedipus The King' - Was Oedipus a victim of hubris or a victim of the gods?

t that Oedipus fell victim to? Was it the hubris that seemed to so permeate his character? Was he a puppet held in the cruel grip of the gods? It would seem that perhaps it was neither of these and th ... ess of course they use chance to reach the outcome they desire. If so then Oedipus was simply their puppet, a cruel example to the rest of the world. If not then Oedipus was a luckless man who fell vi ...

(5 pages) 161 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Vietnam and the Johnson Administration

ical beliefs and military strategies were bound to fail for the reasons that America was becoming a puppet of its puppet country, Johnson preferred to fight a limited war, and the political influence ... of the many Saigon governments were elected by the Vietnamese people. South Vietnam was in fact, a puppet government. However, when the Vietnam War rolled around, things started to change. As one of ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

A brief history of the PLO (Palestinian Liberation Organization)

reats to drive Israelis into the sea, and had little support among Palestinians forhe was seen as a puppet of the Egyptians. In the 1960s Palestinian students began to form their own organizationsinde ...

(8 pages) 91 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Scarlett Letter, and its power over Pearl.

e that have brought their punishment upon themselves, it is Pearl, their daughter, whom must be the puppet of the letter. All her actions, from her playing to thinking, are controlled by its never end ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.5 May/2004

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

Indochina study notes

ountry as far as when things interfered with the French, then he was censored. He was effectively a puppet of the French.The French's police force was called 'gendarmerie'.Bao Dai was Vietnams last em ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Romeo and Juliet are ' Star-Crossed Lovers

e characters make references to the stars and express premonitions of doom. Romeo becomes a pitiful puppet in the hands of fate when he says:"I fear too early; for my mind misgivesSome consequence yet ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Ho Chi Minh

ly influence the person that he was to become.The area was indirectly ruled by the French through a puppet emperor. Its impoverished peasants, traditional dissidents, opposed France's presence; and Ho ...

(6 pages) 65 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

'The Gothid Project'- Part 2

"(A puppet)""What, what does that mean? Is it not enough that you burnt down my home town, killed my mot ...

(3 pages) 85 7 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Summary and opinion on George Orwells "Shooting of an Elphant" good paper many qoutes and examples.

of the unarmed crowd seemingly the leading actor of the piece; but in reality I was only an absurd puppet pushed to and fro by the will of those yellow faces behind" (573). Everyone has been in a sit ...

(3 pages) 85 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Allegory of the Cave and The Matrix

ve," the people creating the shadows represent the powerful people in society. In "The Matrix," the puppet-handlers are the machines controlled by Artificial Intelligence. The puppet-handlers use fake ... the prisoners receive. While the prisoners are being fooled and influenced by the fake reality, the puppet-handlers are too because they are also living inside the artificial world they have created a ...

(5 pages) 20659 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Compare and contrast the representation of charities in two different television adverts

ching story and the ventriloquist doll adds to this effect because it shows how this girl is just a puppet and controlled by her abuser. The British Heart Foundation uses the simple technique of showi ... you realize how bad it is which links to the technical side of the advert. In the NSPCC advert the puppet represents an abused child that can't say her feelings because she is scared of the consequen ...

(5 pages) 30 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

The Causes of World War II

losion in Mukden of a Japanesetrain to invade Manchuria. They took over Manchuria and made it intoa puppet state. The new state was called Manchuko. Its king was PuYi.* Additional events such as the r ...

(2 pages) 63 2 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The importance of setting in Patrick White's 'A Fringe of Leaves'

ntly, the reader gains an excellent insight into Ellen's World and the fact that she is primarily a puppet and that there is in fact someone quite different playing the role who is desperate for a cha ... en and was and remains, throughout the novel, the home for Ellen where she need not go to work as a puppet to function in the society in which she has been placed. This society Ellen finds herself in ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers