Essays Tagged: "rumours"

To kill a mocking bird by Harper Lee

ht wonder, fear and then finally relief to her heart. At first kids thought he was evil. There were rumours that while he cut out the newspaper for his scrap book he 'drove the scissors into his paren ...

(4 pages) 146 1 4.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

World War One Assignment - Empathy

e over within a few months, and I want to get a good chance to have my go at the Boche.All kinds of rumours are spreading through the regiment about the things that the Boche are doing. They are suppo ...

(7 pages) 53 0 3.8 Jan/1996

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

Byron in Italy A biographical review of Lord Byron's period spent in Italy, discusses his relationships and works of the time.

, Lord George Gordon Byron. His mood was sullen: having suffered under much derision and scandalous rumours, having failed in his marriage to Annabella Millbanke, having risen suddenly to fame only to ... s lifestyle would be somewhat more acceptable in Venice, and there he could escape from the painful rumours - and from the pain he felt concerning his failed marriage, and more importantly, at having ...

(14 pages) 124 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Roman emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus.

He was married to Trajan's grandniece Sabina.Him and his wife were anything but close, with several rumours that he tried to poison her. He's sexuality was also questionable and many said he was homos ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

February Revolution in Russia of 1917.

ution of 1917The revolution began with a strike of industrial workers in St Petersburg, inflamed by rumours of food-shortages. The protesters ignored the police, the military forces were sent in, and ... ries did not plan the revolution, instead, there was a small rebellion, aggravated by food shortage rumours. The uprisings were confused, lacking in leadership. They became uncontrollable not as a res ...

(7 pages) 59 2 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

174)Many legends and stereotypes about Boo are distributed among Maycomb citizens. Hypothetically, rumours state "he went out at night when the moon was down, and peeped in windows". (Lee, 9) Also, l ... ugh Boo never dares to confront the prejudicial world outside his home, there are many preconceived rumours of his background, appearance, and personality. Boo wants to stay inside his house because h ...

(6 pages) 48 0 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A look into the world of business ethics and a review of Albert Carr's article: "is Business Bluffing Ethical?"

gain advantage over competitors; deceitful negotiation of union contracts; price fixing; spreading rumours about other companies; advertising in a way that makes a product look better than it actuall ... , employees, and customers by squeezing them too hard" (Carr p233). Carr believes that by spreading rumours about other companies, concealing facts and figures, denying employees raises in order to ma ...

(7 pages) 520 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

To kill a mockingbird - How is the theme of prejudice and discrimination presented in the book?

ination against the blacks still exists in the Maycomb society. Seen through the eyes of Scout, the rumours about Arthur Radley (Boo) seems nothing more than a simple story, but they are, in fact, an ...

(7 pages) 49 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Critical Analysis of the first 41 lines in Chapter Three of William Faulkner's "Light in August." Focus mainly upon themes of Landscape and the Identity of the character,Gail Hightower.

go to Memphis and have affairs there, until someone threw her out of a window. However, there were rumours that Hightower had either killed her or that she had committed suicide. Soon after and even ... people of Jefferson would never know the good things he achieved. They will merely remember all the rumours and sadness attached to this lone man.(c) Petra Montague-Sylvester

(3 pages) 68 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

How Daunting is English Literature?

Lit). The question is, how true are these accusations?First of all, E. Lit (despite the exaggerated rumours) is NOT "impossibly difficult" at all. Difficult? Well, maybe, but not to the extent where y ...

(1 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Does God exist?

that may say God exists would be the bible. And yet, I question, who exactly wrote that? There are rumours of Jesus's disciples producing this, but there is no proof Jesus existed either. The bible i ...

(3 pages) 92 3 2.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"What are the similarities and differences between Thucydides' and Herodotus' depictions of Themistocles as a person?"

esponse is as followed "Themistocles, realising this, told them that instead of being led astray by rumours they ought to send some reliable people of their own who could go and see for themselves and ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Heinrich SChliemann Biography

s largely self-educated after leaving the local school at the age of fourteen because of scandalous rumours about his father that disabled him from funding his education. By the end of his life Schlie ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Christopher Columbus Villian or Hero?

Columbus heard that there was gold in the hills he sent 500 Natives to mine it. When Columbus heard rumours of the Natives planning an attack, he sent 400 men to go terrorize them to show that they we ...

(1 pages) 64 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bulling Essay

bullying can be verbal, meaning that the bully is, calling the victim names, swearing or spreading rumours about them.Another form of bullying is physiological, for instance, staring and dirty looks, ... y upset.Bullying that is thought of to be less serious would be name-calling, swearing or spreading rumours as the victim usually will just walks away or never gives them a second thought.Nevertheless ...

(4 pages) 67 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A reaction to Supersize me

nutrition doesn't make sense to me. I used to eat there maybe twice a month. You would hear rumours that they used rat meal, or people would find eye balls in there burgers. After watching tha ... rs. After watching that movie, I'm having second thoughts about if the claims they made were really rumours or actually true. A lot of people think that fast food is good for you, but it isn't ...

(1 pages) 91 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

ISU Analysis - The Jade Peony

ly immigrants, believing there is a "gold mountain" that could make them rich. "There had also been rumours of gold in the rivers that poured down those mountain cliffs, gold that could make a man and ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Roll of Thunnder, Hear my Cry." TJ's Problems throughout the book.

se incidents, were caused or at least partially caused by him.Early on in the book, TJ is spreading rumours about Stacey's and Cassie's mom, and this reflects on him very negatively. He appears irrita ...

(4 pages) 11 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Coca Cola: Basic SWOT Analyis

umption per capita was 77 servingsWeaknessesCoca-Cola's sales have decreased to a certain extent by rumours about the company and its products from time to time. For example, the company's sales in th ... ts products from time to time. For example, the company's sales in the Middle East were affected by rumours alleging that Coca-Cola is a Jewish company and its trademark carries anti-Muslim messages.O ...

(1 pages) 170 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Saint Sebastian

tiananity rose over Sebastian, he started to convert soldiers and once converted a governer.As soon rumours spreaded, Sebastian was charged as a christian.Diocletian didn't know that Sebastian was a c ...

(2 pages) 1024 0 4.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity