Essays Tagged: "Shame"

Mithraism

, 197). Myself and a few of my army comrades have big plansfor this upcoming occasion, it is just a shame though that some of our fellow country men,and our own wives even, are trying to spoil our Mit ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

rest departure takes place at the resolution of the piece as the hero, Sir Gawain, is stricken with shame and remorse rather than modest knightly pride, even after facing what appears to be certain de ...

(2 pages) 99 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Judgementality, contemporary prejudism in the context of the Scarlet letter

'The Ministers Black Veil' no one knew why the minister worethe veil but everyone assumed it meant shame and that he had something tohide. I think that the minister thought that it was his mission to ... amples where an object was used as a sign or omen. Thefirst is of course the letter, it meant evil, shame, and sin to the townspeople.All it was, was a letter nothing more, nothing less. The second ob ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.1 Dec/1996

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

Use of Blood Imagery in Macbeth

in his plays. In the play of MacBeth, Shakespeare uses blood imagery to add a sense of fear, guilt, shame, insanity, and anger to the atmosphere. The use of blood imagery allows the audience to vision ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2002

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

Oedipus Rex by Sophocles , what led to his downfall?

listen to the words of those close to him. In doing so, he will be forced to learnof his unimagined shame.Bearing his burden to the end, Laius' murderer will eventually see the truth.Oedipus delivers ... her states thatOedipus is married to his mother: "You are living with your next of kin in unimaginedshame." Oedipus, unwilling to turn the mirror on himself, resorts to insulting Tiresias:"Was it Creo ...

(3 pages) 152 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

'Gathered by the River,' by Denise Levertov

The double shame in man's war against man is the residual effect on nature; an innocent ,helpless bystander. Th ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Tragedy of One Man. Speaks of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman"

, a psychological reading of Death of a Salesman allows the play to be seen as one mans flight from shame and his own weakened self image. The Marxist perspective is a viable reading of this drama but ... gic hero Miller's Death of a Salesman , powerfully illustrates self psychology principles governing shame and the possibilities of self restoration. The character seems to be in descent physical healt ...

(14 pages) 679 1 4.6 Nov/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Where does the pursuit of Greatness of ourself lead to?

, not many noble, [are called]: but God chose the foolish things of the world, that he might put to shame them that are wise; and God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the ... s true , lasting But after one turn are seen as filthiness of them all.Things of littleness contain shameness of their own nature--Matter of fact No one wants them-- " they are little" How can I becom ...

(3 pages) 75 2 2.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Essay: Broken Heartland, discusses issues in rural society such as the farm crisis

s during the eighties. Some of these hard times brought depression for many farmers, not to mention shame for struggling farmers. Farms are supposed to be thought of as basic element of the American D ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The Significance of the Three Scaffold Scenes in Relation to Dimmesdale.

n and hear Mr. Wilson's sermon on sin. Dimmesdale is there, sharing with her their sin, but not her shame. He is among the other officials of the church and state above her, demanding that she speak t ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.5 Jan/2003

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

Things Fall Apart Chapter Summary 1 through 13

working in the fields. Because of this, his family never hadenough to eat and he became a source of shame to Okonkwo. Once when a neighbor calledOkoye had come to him to request him to return his mone ... hment. Therefore, he wascarried into the forests and left to die. This made Okonkwo feel even more ashamed of his father.Another story reveals Okonkwo's first signs of ambition and the desire to outli ...

(11 pages) 65 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The discussion of the nude in the Greek culture and our perceptions of the nude in today's world

ing subject that most people feel uncomfortable talking about. In our culture, nudity is related to shame and indignity, going all the way back to the beginning of history; "Adam and Eve, having lost ...

(5 pages) 82 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

The Moral Dilemma In Mark Twains "Huckleberry Finn" What is the major moral dilemma that Huckleberry Finn is put in? Weather to turn Jim in or not.

o. Religion tells him that by helping Jim go free, he will go to hell. He would walk around town in shame if found out. Society would disown him. Yet Huck's relationship with Jim, along with his own p ... rd "nigger;" the ignorance in America at this time was huge. If Huck let Jim go free, society would shame him for freeing "Miss Watson nigger". Huck, when thinking of the implications of what he's doi ...

(3 pages) 127 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Elizabeth Kim, a Korean war orphan.

hortly after the end of the Korean War, the mother had returned from Seoul to her native village in shame, pregnant with a GI's child. Mother and daughter live as outcasts in a hut at the edge of town ... grow still.As a "honhyol, female, nameless, without a birth date," she is a fourfold embodiment of shame. Dumped at an orphanage run by Christian missionaries, she joins the other forgotten children, ...

(3 pages) 24 0 1.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Rape.

is a very serious crime it has shown to be one of the nations underreported crimes, because of the shame or fear involved with it. Many rapists also threaten to kill the victim if they go to the poli ...

(11 pages) 260 0 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"Shame" by Dick Gregory.

The short story "Shame" by Dick Gregory, clearly shows that poverty brings many hardships as well as a great deal of ... poor person can derive pride from small actions, which the average person sees as insignificant.In "Shame" Richard is a poor boy without a father, living in the ghetto. However, there is a girl at sch ... nobody understands this and they see it as being something wrong, and because of it he feels great shame and leaves school. Nevertheless we see his good intentions when he tries to help out a wino th ...

(3 pages) 36059 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Ugly Duckling with a sad ending.

living, knowing that some day he would become a beautiful swan and would put all the other ducks to shame. One day, he swam by some children, and they took one look at him, and ran away screaming for ...

(2 pages) 31 1 3.3 May/2003

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

Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn

Scarlet Letter Literary Analysis - Conflict Paragraph - Tonia WestTo Hester, the shame of wearing the Scarlet Letter, committing adultery and having a child out of wedlock was all w ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jun/2003

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

Guy De Maupassant's "The Necklace".

e table, and clothes on her back. For this, many would be grateful but for Mrs. Loisel this brought shame and depression. For she figured she should be embellished in the materials of the rich rather ... and carriage to obtain a ride home. These two choices were nowhere in sight so the had to ride home shamefully in a buggy. This buggy represents the night finally coming to an end and the return to th ...

(4 pages) 101 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Scarlet Letter"

n and hear Mr. Wilson's sermon on sin. Dimmesdale is there, sharing with her their sin, but not her shame. He is among the other officials of the church and state above her, demanding that she speak t ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature