Essays Tagged: "Satan"

St. Augustine in the Dante's Inferno

was before his conversion. It is a place for the "nearly soulless. . . who were neither for God nor Satan, but only for themselves" (Inferno, 1295). Augustine never intentionally hurt anyone, but his ...

(5 pages) 174 1 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Témoins de Jéhovah

-'They beleive that soon the forces of good, led by Christ, will defeat the forces of evil, led by Satan, at thebattle of Armageddon. Thereafter Christ will rule the earth for a thousand years. Durin ... in, and all people will have a second opportunity to acheive salvation. At the end of the millenniumSatan will return to earth, and he and those who support him will finally be destroyed. A perfect hu ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Satanism, Is it really a threat to you?

Most religions like Christianity, Hinduism, and Islam havewell defined meanings on exception is Satanism. Most peoplehave their own definition for Satanism.Some people feel that non-Christian reli ... e feel that non-Christian religions and allChristian denominations other than their own are forms ofSatanism. This would imply that all Buddhists, Hindus, Moslems,and Jews. In fact at least 75% of the ...

(6 pages) 129 5 4.2 Sep/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


SatanI grew up in the ------ church. I was baptized at the age of eight. I went to Sunday School jus ... f and it was real. Then I remembered a childish game called Bloody Mary, in the game you got rid of Satan by turning on the lights. I have a night light above my bed that I switched on, then right awa ... that was my last experience of that kind.Then in my junior year I read The Devil in Tom Walker and Satan was dressed as a lumberjack in the story. That imagery of the Devil is like what I saw. In the ...

(8 pages) 91 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Analysis of the Poem "Lucifer in Starlight" by George Meredith

defiant angel that was banished from heaven, and sent to the underworld of hell, where he known as Satan. The title refers to the devil as 'in starlight', so this means he has to rise to a place wher ... Africa. The Sahara desert with its barren, endless, undeveloped sand can seem like hell to anybody. Satan identifies and likes it, cherishes it, for it is like his home. Then Meredith contrasts the sa ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A look within Milton's " Paradise Lost " Looks at Satan as the tragic hero in the Poem

Milton's Satan continues to fascinate critics largely because he is so complex than the Devil of the Christia ... scinate critics largely because he is so complex than the Devil of the Christian tradition appears. Satan's rebelliousness, his seeking of transcendence, his capacity for action, particularly unconven ... e a substantial life of their own; they are properties rather than metaphors.In the presentation of Satan, Milton is dealing with a special difficulty. He is not presenting a human intelligence, but a ...

(3 pages) 190 1 2.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A look at John Milton's work

time as a base for the plot, and he incorporateselements of his own character into the character of Satan. In'On Having Arrived at the Age of Twenty-Three', he speaks plainlyabout the course of his li ... ewould forever lose his reputation as an archangel. Thesesimilarities lead scholars to believe that Satan is Milton.Lucifer says that they should make a 'Heaven of Hell'(Hndout280). This line shows th ...

(4 pages) 106 1 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Sex, Violence and Lust in John Milton's Paradise Lost

lusions to sex and death are intermingled throughout John Milton's Paradise Lost . The character of Satan serves as not only an embodiment of death and sin, but also insatiated sexual lust. The combin ... arns against the evils of lust, insisting lust leads to sin, violence and death.From the beginning, Satan, like fallen humanity, not only blames others; but also makes comic and grandiose reasons for ...

(11 pages) 237 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Why do good things happen to bad people/vice versa. Shows the example of Job

named Job for example. Twenty-five hundred years ago when the earth was ridden by sin and disarray Satan appeared to God and told him to look at all the sin that was going on in the world. Gods simpl ... t you give to him! Take from him all that you have granted , and then see how loyal he is', replied Satan.'Very well', said God,' It is done.' And with that, he accepted Satan's challenge. With out wa ...

(6 pages) 168 0 3.6 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Evil of Fear in "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller

s are necessary, and stands by them unconditionally. When he first comes to town, he concludes that Satan is at work. 'And I mean to crush him utterly if he has shown face!' (p.39) Hale shows his stro ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Crucible" by Miller, and salem witch trials of 1692

became more divided against itself so grew its need to setoff a wave of hysteria in the presence of Satan.The map on p. 49 clearly marks a battle line being drawn between the lesssuccessful hard dirt ... ctinghimself and his position of authority rather than comforting his flock that is beingmenaced by Satan. The support for Rev. Parris clearly comes from those Salem Villageparishioners who are desiro ...

(9 pages) 126 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Paradise Regained, the little known sequel of Paradise Lost. Very well written with a Christian perspective, includes many quotes.

iterature do not know of the obscure poem about the struggle to retake the world from the grasps of Satan and his minions. John Milton, the man who brought the literary world the great fall of mankind ... hifted, however, he again expresses his views through the characters in the story, namely Jesus and Satan. Through their dialogues Milton puts forth his opinions on politics, as well as inserts a very ...

(6 pages) 98 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe - How it came about, progressed, and ended.

orcery had been fully assimilated to heresy... and witches had become the collaborative servants of Satan" (Kors and Peters 152)Witch-hunts were prominent throughout most of Europe and it possible tha ... flourished as a result of the fear that people had for them which was based on the belief that the Satan gave the witches the "power to cast evil spells" (Monter v, viii ).Many witch-trials were moti ...

(3 pages) 96 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Salem Witchcraft By lilangelgirl1420

teenth century who lived in New England believed that a witch was a person who had made a pact with Satan and therefore had strange and terrible powers. They were thought to use these powers on people ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Poetry Analysis of "Batter My Heart, Three Personed God, For You" by: John Donne

mprisoned by his own sinful nature and describes himself as betrothed to the "Enemy" of God, namely Satan. The speaker has a truly passionate longing to be absolutely faithful to his God, but at the s ...

(3 pages) 18254 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Loss of Innocence in Dante's "Inferno" and John Milton's "Paradise Lost". This essay compares the representations of the good of the world between these two epic poems and the real world.

.In Milton's Paradise Lost, the world was good, and everything was enjoyful for Adam and Eve, until Satan came to earth and told Eve that she should eat an apple from the tree of wisdom, even though g ... ruits, god punished tem and prohibiting them from the Garden of Eden. This bad was brought forth by Satan. This action would bring forth sin in later years to come, and what could be called the corrup ...

(2 pages) 60 0 2.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Body Art vs. Self Mutilation.

ghout the history of western culture, these practices have been shunned and outcast as the marks of Satan. In the last few centuries however, these fallacies have subsided to the thoughts of mere loat ... t diminish in societies across the globe. Christianity says that these permanent marks are marks of Satan and shame. Now that today's society has begun to relax its standards concerning these forms of ...

(11 pages) 265 2 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An opinion on the role of the media in a post- 9/11 world.

you hear about it on the radio, the tv, and the next day tabloid headlines everywhere would read, "Satan speaks out on prop. 22", yes, the speed of the media is something only rivaled by a bolt of li ...

(2 pages) 36 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell.

o said, "The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is le ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelly.

eated the characters of Victor, Walton, and the creature to each, in some way, portray the roles of Satan, God and Adam.Most people see God as a creator. He created heaven, earth, man, and life. It is ... granted to any one human being.The creature acts as the Adam of this story in some aspects, and as Satan in others. He was given life by someone of a "greater power", much like Adam."Remember, that I ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature