Essays Tagged: "refuge"

Symbolism in "Scarlet Letter" by Hawthorne

sterious forest. Hawthorne uses the forest to provide a shelter for members of society in need of a refuge from daily life.In the deep, dark portions of the forest, many of the pivotal characters brin ... lization vanish. This is precisely the escape route, from strict mandates of law and religion, to a refuge where men, as well as women, can open up, and be themselves. It is here that Dimmesdale can o ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.0 Oct/1996

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

The "Nada" in "A Clean Well-Lighted Place" by Ernest Hemingway

ingness. The place is clean,pleasant, and orderly. There is no music. It is a plain and simple refuge against the lonely,dark world that awaits outside (Hemingway 256). However, this cafe mus ...

(5 pages) 198 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

The Finger Lakes (Character of a Place)

ople. In a state that bares the advantages and drawbacks of the World's financial capital, a nearby refuge that challenges even remote sections of the country with its untrampled forests and clean lak ...

(8 pages) 72 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

after reading One Flew Over the Cukoos Nest, the relationship of the charictor McMurphy in a dispute with a nurse and our lives to problems we face

s my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of mysalvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my savior; thou savest me fromviolence." (2 Kin. 13). At the time of Jesus he was the people ...

(4 pages) 74 0 5.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Buddhism vs Catholicism. Define two rituals within each religion and discuss the meaning of these rituals

Essay- Buddhism rituals (taking refuge & Buddhist funeral) compared to Christian rituals (baptism & Christian funeral)Buddhism a ... said by the mass.The equivalent ceremony to Baptism in the Buddhist religion is known as Taking Refuge. This ceremony takes place after the person has really thought about what they are doing. The ... they are doing. The person involved in this ceremony is not an infant but are only allowed to take refuge when they are old enough to make their own decisions. The ceremony of Taking Refuge is in sev ...

(7 pages) 146 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Essay on the establishments of the Colonies in America

eligion, economics, or government. Some colonies wanted religious freedom while others were seeking refuge.Massachusetts' inhabitants were Puritans who believed in predestination and that God was perf ... a literal enough interpretation of the Bible. Punishments included jail and even execution. To seek refuge, the Pilgrims went to Holland but their lives in Holland were much different than their lives ...

(4 pages) 145 0 4.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

New York City House of Refuge:the first juvenile reformatory in the nation.

The New York House of Refuge was the first juvenile reformatory in the nation. It began as a product of a humanitarian ass ... rmation for Juvenile Delinquents took its place.(Pickett, 1969)Even though the New York House of Refuge was managed privately, the State of New York was involved form the beginning. It participated ... matron was to supervise the Female Department.The first Superintendent for the New York House of Refuge was Joseph Curtis. He was a businessman, who upon hearing about the House of Refuge, immediat ...

(6 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The overthrow of Jacobo Arbenz.

e. Analyzing Arevalo's term, Americans began to detect sins of Communism. Guatemala had long been a refuge for Communists in Latin America because of its openness. The number of homegrown Communists, ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2003

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

"Horses of the Night" by Margaret Laurence.

is when we are aware that Chris is living in a world of delusions.-Chris' fantasy world is his only refuge from potential insanity because without it, he would have no hope for life-Vanessa worries th ...

(2 pages) 26200 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bryce Courtenay - Power of One - Peekay speaking eulogy for Geel Piet.

l and unreserved love. The legendary Zulu medicine man, Inkosi Inkosikasi, endowed me with a mental refuge, a place where I could draw on my inner strength to overcome any obstacles. It was a Jewish s ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Billy Budd An analysis of the handsome sailor and the cost of naviety.

itting from within our foundling. A man without a home or a family, the sea becomes Billy's form of refuge, but every form of refuge has its price. Billy's integrity and veracity comprise the nucleus ...

(6 pages) 61 2 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The First Semole war of 1817

th a U.S. invasion of East Florida to punish hostile Seminole Indians, whose territory had become a refuge for runaway slaves. American troops on July 27, 1816, had destroyed the Seminole stronghold o ...

(1 pages) 17 0 1.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analysis of Refugee mother and Child

The title of the poem gives off the initial impression that the poem may focus on refugees: one who flees to seek refuge, The lives of refugee children, their parents, their feelings ... f Mary and Jesus. The two situations do not even compare to the depth of love and tenderness of the Refugee Mother and Child. 3 The poet uses the repetition and the contrasting ideas of the word 'wash ... repetition and the contrasting ideas of the word 'washed' in describing the emaciated state of the refugee children. 'Unwashed...' - the hygienic state, 'and 'Washed-out...' the physical state of the ...

(3 pages) 24712 2 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Look closely at II.1.1-60 and discuss how the Duke and Jacques present the Forest of Arden.

nt or distressing, and to try and keep up the spirits of his followers. He presents the forest as a refuge and tries hard to make his lords feel this too, as they must live in contentment, and not suf ... Forest of Arden acts as the green world and is a place of safety for the Duke and his followers and refuge for the youthful runaways. In the Forest, Rosalind and Orlando and the other couples have tim ...

(6 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

The Forest of Arden, in Shakespeare's 'As you Like it', is an idealised pastoral setting? Discuss.

often contains shepherds who pipe, look after their sheep and fall in love.The Forest of Arden is a refuge from the deceit, hypocrisy and ambition of the court. It is a place of harmony, free from the ... hough the Forest of Arden displays many characteristics of the Pastoral setting, such as it being a refuge and place of harmony and innocence, and a place where characters develop and transform into m ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.5 Apr/2004

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

On the Sonnet John Keats and William Wordsworth - a comparison of two poems

nidentifiable form. Wordsworth however, tells the reader that he uses the format of the sonnet as a refuge and solace from "too much liberty." Both authors sonnets contrast in their attitude and form ...

(2 pages) 56 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Refugees at Sea - The recent issue involving the Tampa boat people has raised two persisting questions. Who is a refugee and where should he or she find refuge?

Essay - Refugees at SeaThe recent issue involving the Tampa boat people has raised two persisting questions. ... t SeaThe recent issue involving the Tampa boat people has raised two persisting questions. Who is a refugee and where should he or she find refuge? A refugee is a person who is being persecuted, be it ... a person who is being persecuted, be it for religious, ethnic or political reasons. Traditionally, refugees sought sanctuary in their own geographical or cultural environment to return home as soon a ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Thomas more and utopia

ecuted in the face of his disobedience against the king.Ideas of Humanism and Reformation had found refuge in More's mind.While carrying such qualities in theory,he was in fact a staunch radical in re ...

(8 pages) 84 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Comparison and Contrast: Species Endangerment

to look at three main ideas: the lost of habitat in Hawaii (For example: destruction of the island refuge and vacant niches (a secluded, sheltered place in which different species may occupy) and in ... that it is a sanctuary for beautiful flora and fauna, and that it is. Hawaii is a wonderful island refuge for animals such as birds, turtles, fishes, bats, seals (particularly the Hawaii monk seal) a ...

(8 pages) 107 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Comparison between Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King -- Pick two authors from the gothic portion of literature and compare/contrast them.

uch as Prince Prospero, took in certain people, mainly their closest friends. But even as they took refuge death inevitably prevailed and all were killed. Poe has focused on death in his pieces of lit ...

(3 pages) 92 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors