Essays Tagged: "strong willed"

The similarites in Antigone and Creon

Greek trilogy written by Sophocles there are two maincharacters, Antigone and Creon. They are both strong willed and stubborn people. Bothbeing unwilling to change, they both seal each others fate. C ...

(5 pages) 162 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Essay regarding the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, from birth to death.

arte was an eloquent lawyer and a prominent citizen of Corsica. Napoleon's mother was beautiful and strong-willed. His family had moved there from Italy in the 16th century. His original name was Napo ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Opinion of Antigony, by Sophocles. talks about what I liked about the story and why.

their ways especially the new king, Kreon. Kreon is one of my two favorite characters because he is strong willed and believes that Eteocles was a patriot and deserved a greater amount of respect for ... was willing to stand up for her brother no matter what the repercussions were going to be. She is a strong willed person and commands respect for her believes. If it had been my brother, I would have ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A Response Paper to "A Dolls House" by Henrik Ibsen

h a personal loan without a man's signature. Total dependency had to be a tough pill to swallow for strong willed women. I am sure that many clever and cunning women were able to manipulate the men in ...

(2 pages) 188 2 2.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

These essays are about the stories "A Little Cloud" and "Boarding House" from James Joyce's "Dubliners".

ing HouseThe story begins with Mrs. Mooney's failed marriage. It is apparent that Mrs. Mooney was a strong willed woman and refused to deal with a husband that was an abusive drunk. The introduction t ...

(4 pages) 100 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A full analysys of the Movie "Trip to Bountiful".

tion, breaking down in tears in several scenes. Old with gray hair she remains young at heart, very strong willed, and independent. She is the least bit defensive, with a good example in one of the la ... appearance, a very static character, remaining calm and cool throughout the story. Very easygoing, strong willed, and caring all at the same time. Doesn't swear or any apparent bad habits. He seems t ...

(6 pages) 54 0 1.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan.

going for the throat of her daughter. The major conflicts in the book are caused by a clash of the strong willed Chinese, and revolutionary American cultures.Waverly's mom, Lindo, is the proud parent ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lloyd George's government was destroyed more by his style than by the content of his policies.

ress the rise of Labour. During the war, he had proved to be a capable, flexible realist. There was strong support for Lloyd George in the highest ranks of the Conservative party, as they had worked w ... t they needed to. In 1922, the coalition collapsed, this was due to both Lloyd George's independent strong-willed character and also his policies, for example, on Chanak.Policy was an important factor ...

(9 pages) 41 0 2.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Martin Luther King Jr.: A Champion of Rights and Freedoms.

r King Jr. was born on Jan.15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. From the beginning he was destined to be a strong willed religious man and a champion of civil rights and freedoms His father was the pastor of ...

(4 pages) 181 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"Oedipus the king".

Oedipus is a self-confident, intelligent, strong willed man and a great king. Ironically these are the very traits that bring about his tragic ... tors to developing Oedipus' character are his interaction with other characters, the chorus and the strong reference to light, darkness, sight and blindness. All these issues are relevant and importan ...

(5 pages) 91 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Women in ancient societies.

ties and power with lesser restrictions than Eastern women. Undoubtedly there were a number of very strong willed women who disregarded custom and ruled their families with the sheer force of their pe ...

(8 pages) 147 1 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Anna Larina: Stalinist Terror and Her Ability to Survive.

a Larina's This I Cannot Forget. She expresses the struggle to survive for those who were proud and strong willed. Although Stalin's wrath physically pulled her away from those she loved and admired, ... was charged with counter revolutionary activities and tried in the second show trial. He had been a strong figure in the party since the beginning of the revolution and was a popular politician. One t ...

(7 pages) 51 2 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

History becomes "Her-story" in West Africa: Representations of the female gender's role in the past, present, & future of West Africa

e colonial period to the present. Gender history does not necessarily mean women's history, but the strong-willed, influential women of Nigeria, Senegal, and Ghana have left a lasting impression on co ... d themselves against the marginalization of gender roles that colonial systems of administration so strongly imposed upon the people of Africa.Much of the literature on African nationalism has greatly ...

(10 pages) 211 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Favourite literary character.

l. I consider him to be my favourite character for a few reasons. These reasons are that he is very strong willed, his fatalistic attitude, his inquisition towards many things, as well as his rebellio ... s rebelliousness toward society. I will go into more detail in the following short essay.He is very strong willed, Winston never let's any of the antagonists in the story intimidate him, even though t ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Oedipus the King.

henian's. Oedipus is the embodiment of the perfect Athenian. He is self-confident, intelligent, and strong willed. Ironically these are the very traits which bring about his tragic discovery. Oedipus ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

What are capricorns are like.

. These independent, rocklike characters have many sterling qualities. They are normally confident, strong willed and calm. These hardworking, unemotional, shrewd, practical, responsible, persevering, ... and utterly irresponsible bouts of flippancy. In certain individuals in whom the characteristic is strong, the temptation to do this has to be resisted with iron self-control. Another unexpected qual ...

(3 pages) 23 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Gender Stereotyping in "Antigone".

verage Greek woman is characterized as subservient and passive, but Antigone possesses independent, strong-willed characteristics that make her intimidating to the men around her. Creon says himself t ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparison Essay.

What are the traits between Frank Capra's America and Oliver Stone's America? America is said to be strong willed, enterprising, materialistic, nationalistic, and stubborn; But would any of these real ...

(5 pages) 87 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Harper Lee "To Kill A Mockingbird" character analysis of Scout. goes through the book and how scout grew and changed.

d to play and have fun with her brother Jem and Miss Rachel's nephew, Dill.Scout and Jem had a very strong bond and learn a lot from each other. Jem was much likehis father, Atticus. He was calm and t ... was much likehis father, Atticus. He was calm and thought things through. However, Scout was a verystrong-willed little girl who lived in the moment and doesn't think about the long termaffect of thi ...

(2 pages) 42 0 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Louisa May Alcott

was the second born and the most mischievous of the two. Her father thought that she was unusually strong willed, and temperamental. He told his father-in-law that he thought she would affect the wor ...

(4 pages) 51 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies