Essays Tagged: "spite"

Greek Mythology. The Ancient Gods.

ns today should take to heart. The Greeks believed in manlike deities as well, whom were capable of spite, favoritism, and jealousy. The only difference being their ability to perform supernatural pow ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.1 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Emilie du Chatelet

n andEnglish. She also studied Tasso, Virgil, Milton and other great scholars ofthe time. In spite of her talents in the area of languages, her true love wasmathematics. Her study in this area ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

King Lear

t Shakespeare's King Lear, there is a sense of renewal, or as L.C. Knights puts it, "affirmation in spite of everything," in the play. These affirmative actions are vividly seen throughout the play th ... undy. Yet Shakespeare rewards Cordelia's noble character with another suitor, the King of France. Despite all that has occurred in relation to being left destitute and friendless, France gladly accept ...

(9 pages) 91 0 5.0 Nov/1995

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


l use throughout the play. One of the main controversies of nature for the reader is that in spite of Macbeth's evil deeds, we still find him likeable. We see him in the same way that the King ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.5 Mar/1986

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

"Dover Beach" by Matthew Arnold

usions. The tone in this poem is very sad and dismal, but he shows us how to keep faith and hope in spite of that and how important being honest, true, and faithful to one another, really is. Througho ...

(2 pages) 186 1 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


eople who have independently chosen for something or someone and work energetically for its sake in spite of opposition from family or society; indifferent individualism refers to people who have eith ...

(5 pages) 282 1 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Who is Macbeth?

that his predicaments and the evils that he commits are worth everything he will have to endure. In spite of this towards the end of the play he realizes that everything he went through, was not worth ...

(10 pages) 70 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The life of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson

o this girl for trampling over her. Hyde did not run over her for any reason. He just did it out of spite and evil. He represents all the evil in the world. The reaction of others to him is one of hor ...

(3 pages) 72 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Death of a Salesman by Miller : Society's Alienation of Willy Loman

g up in age. Many occurrances highlight society's judging of Willy, including him being fired, the 'spite' that he recieves from his sons, and the way he alienates himself. All of these eventually lea ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

heavy metals

hropogenic inputs in explaining levels in animals that are high enough to raise health concerns? In spite of such uncertainties, one message is clear: these metals matter because they accumulate in th ... atter can make the mercury less available because it binds strongly to humus particles. However, in spite of this decreased mobility, acidified lakes often have fish with high mercury concentrations. ...

(37 pages) 201 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry


is, even cancer. It sounds too good to be true - and it is. But we're tempted to try the product in spite of all we know about modern medicalscience - or perhaps because of it. After all, many treatme ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Steps Leading Towards the Russian Revolution

as firmly and unflinchingly as it was preserved by my unforgettable dead father.' (Nicholas II) In spite of the Czar's decrees and declarations, Russia, by the beginning of the 20th century, was over ... er Manifesto, created in 1905, caused two things. First, it granted basic civil liberties to all, despite religion or nationality; it even legalized political parties. This concession was capped by th ...

(8 pages) 137 0 2.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Point of View in "Porphyria's Lover" by Robert Browning

ing: 'The rain set early in tonight,/The sullen wind was soon awake,/ It tore the elm-tops down for spite,/ And did its worst to vex the lake(Barnet 567):' This description gives the reader the first ...

(5 pages) 105 0 3.7 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Nazi Doctors" by Lifton

-my pride-isto have been able to remain human there...I believe we remained doctors in spirit in spite ofeverything." The book illustrates several different medical killing's and experimental s ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN Book analysis

hich came back to haunt him. When rejected by society, the monster committed a series of murders to spite his creator. The novel took place in Geneva, Switzerland in the 1700's. Victor Frankenstein li ...

(8 pages) 191 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Roman Empire, from Caesar's reign through Augustus, and finally the infiltration of the Germanic barbarians. 7-8 pages, double spaced, 10pt Times New Roman, with 'quick references'.

the passage of an agrarian law providing Campanian lands for 20,000 poor citizens and veterans, in spite of the opposition from his senatorial colleagues, and at the same time won the support of the ... strong and dedicated army coming to reinforce them, and they fought harder because of it.However, despite that at the time this was a tried and true strategy and use of military manpower, it must be u ...

(12 pages) 423 0 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Canada-U.S. unemployment rates. Why is Canada's so high?

consistently been about 2 percentage points higher than in the United States. The gap developed in spite of very similar economic performances across the two countries: the growth rate of real per ca ... yroll tax) is slightly higher. Canada currently spends 70% as much on U.I. as the United States, in spite of the fact that the total U.S. labour force is about 11 times the size of Canada's. There are ...

(13 pages) 186 1 4.4 Oct/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Are Political Parties in Decline? This essay delineates the rise and fall of the political party in America ans discusses the future of political parties.

n split ticket voting and a gradual decline in the number of self-identified "strong partisans." In spite of this, parties as organizations are flourishing on the national level, due to special intere ...

(3 pages) 119 1 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Evolution of Emotion, Urge and Behavior

vior. What would be more adaptive for a learning and thinking animal: genesselected for aggression, spite an d xenophobia; or selection for learning rules that can generate aggression inappropriate ci ... o theuniquely human sentiment structures such as hatred, hostility, vindictiveness,revengefullness, spite, etc.' It is possible, by this reasoning then, to viewxenophobia, ethnocentrism and racism as ...

(15 pages) 458 2 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Analyzing of "Porphyria's Lover" by Robert Browning, and opinions.

s place.The rain set early in to-night,The sullen wind was soon awake,It tore the elm-tops down for spite,And did its worst to vex the lake:I listened with heart fit to break.These first five lines se ... all out and made "the cheerless grate", meaning she made a fire in the fireplace that was joyless despite its warm and bright appeal.Withdrew the dripping cloak and shawl,And laid her soiled gloves by ...

(9 pages) 86 1 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers