Essays Tagged: "second marriage"

a bio on george washington

ngtonBorn February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, he was the first son of his father Augustine's second marriage; his mother was the former Mary Ball of Epping Forest. When George was about three, ... r Jack, "I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound." A second engagement quickly followed and Washington, retreating to Fort Necessity, was beaten by a mor ...

(4 pages) 82 1 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

To Juliet's grave; for there must I use thee.

d the feud of the Capulet's and Montague's, the impulsiveness of youth, Juliet's arrangement to her second marriage, and chance.Fist of all, the feud between the two families was the beginning of thei ... ate not "love a loathed enemy" as Romeo says when he finds out that Juliet has the blood of his foe.Secondly the impulsiveness of their youth was one of the reasons that lead to their catastrophe. Rom ...

(3 pages) 16 0 5.0 May/2003

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

Peter the Great.

to the Westernization of Russia and its rise as a great power.Peter was born in Moscow through the second marriage of his father, Alexis I. Alexis I. ruled Russia from 1645 to 1676, and in his first ...

(5 pages) 106 3 2.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Peter the Great.

r created the foundation for new Russia.Peter was born in Moscow, on June 9, 1672, the child of the second marriage of his father, Alexis I, who ruled Russia from 1645 to 1676. When his first wife, Ma ... e was locked up in a prison for committing treason against his own father, Peter the Great). Peter' second wife, Catherine I, rose to the throne and succeeded him, supported by Peter's top assistant, ...

(8 pages) 86 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Benjamin Franklin

Boston and had a total of seven children.(4) He had ten more children with Abiah Folger, during his second marriage.Josiah had wanted Benjamin to enter into the clergy. Clergymen need years of schooli ... laration of Independence is one of the world's most important political documents. A year after the Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia in 1775, the appointed a committee to draft the Decl ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Friar is to Blame for the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare by Samiah Alam

ried the title characters despite their feuding families, he had a risky plan to save Juliet from a second marriage and his fear of committing sins.Initially, rather than telling the couple to either ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jun/2004

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

The Last Dutches

1842 by Robert Browning is the dramatic monologue about the Duke of Ferrara who is negotiating his second marriage through an agent of the count of Tyrol. The dialog is exchanged on the grand stairca ... y the structure of the poem. In the first reading I read the first line kind of quickly, but on the second pass the line almost jumps out at me. "That's my last Duchess painted on the wall, looking as ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

George Meredith

s. Meredith married twice; his first wife 1849 to 1858 was the daughter of Thomas Love Peacock. His second marriage was 1864 to 1885. Meredith's poems and novels were characterized in a sustain ...

(1 pages) 280 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poetry Ozymandias Of Egypt

ered Oxford University.His first marriage was to Harriet Westbrooke however she killed herself. His second marriage was to MaryWollstonecraft Godwin who later wrote the famous Frankenstein.Bysshe Shel ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Review: "Why Marriage Matters" by by Evan Wolfson

itment and love to another person and an opportunity to receive public support for that commitment. Second, marriage has for many people and important spiritual or religious dimension. Third, marriage ...

(8 pages) 29 1 4.6 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Freedom To Choose

…"(Their Eyes 21). She did not find the love that she was after in this marriage, nor in her second marriage, but only in her third marriage.Unlike Janie, whose original and continuing dream wa ...

(2 pages) 1130 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Yellow Wallpaper

to her daughter, this lead to depression, which inturn lead to the destruction of her marriage. Her second marriage was to her first cousin, George Houghton Gilman, and they remained married until his ...

(6 pages) 1859 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Da Vinci Code," "Rebecca," and Film Noir

rotagonist in "Rebecca" is named Maximilian de Winter. Max's past continues to haunt him during his second marriage. He cannot escape the clutches of his first wife, Rebecca, whose hand seems to be re ... gonists, Max De Winter and Robert Langdon, show how both stories are typical of the film noir genre.Secondly, the "Da Vinci Code" and "Rebecca" also have parallels in the usage of the "blocking figure ...

(7 pages) 17 0 2.3 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Troubadours and Trouveres

tadorn. He was one of the most influential men during that time. He worked for a duchess who by her second marriage was married to Henry of England, who became the King of England. Bernart was known f ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies