Essays Tagged: "time and place"

The setting and its impact as seen in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

ing the impact these elements have on a piece of literature. The setting of a story, defined as the time and place of occurrence, is an extremely important aspect of any literary work. In many cases, ... ic and haunted. As you turn the page, you realize that this house has been abandoned for quite some time. I see the dusted mounted upon the banisters. This is what setting is about, the images it crea ...

(5 pages) 289 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


We all at one point or another dream. Imagine you are in another place or a another time, the future maybe, even maybe the past where years, days, centuries, minutes all irrelevant if ... past where years, days, centuries, minutes all irrelevant if you have imagination. I now dream of a time and place were men have such things as bravery and honor. I now speak of Camolot. The legendary ... ly person to dream this dream, many play writers and actors have shared this wonderful trip through time and space to where we may all interpret an event as we see fit. I will now show you who the rea ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Anglo-Saxon Ideal Code of Conduct in Beowulf

"Beowulf" presents the characteristics of two heroes, Beowulfand Hrothgar. During this Anglo-Saxon time period, Hrothgar rules as the king of hisDanish lands. However, this king faces many problems d ... any problems due to the disturbances of amonster known as Grendel. As an Anglo-Saxon warrior of the time, Beowulf hears ofthis creature and journeys through the hero's path to kill Grendel. Through th ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The report of a story of an hour english 110

"The Story of an Hour"In a short story the setting is more significant then merely the time and place in which the story takes place. The setting of an effective short story often foresha ...

(3 pages) 312 2 2.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


se, invented by Eugene Bleeder. Eugene Bleeder was one of the most influential psychiatrists of his time. He is best known today for his introduction of the term schizophrenia, previously known as dem ... hrenia is almost universally viewed as the 'classic example of madness' . It is a startling and sometimes frightening experience to unexpectedly come across a person who proclaims himself Jesus Christ ...

(3 pages) 121 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ancient Greece - A Time Of Great Cities And Lives

Ancient Greece was an interesting time and place with huge markets inwhich people could sell items of every kind. Strict laws with eve ... were did not have as many rights as they do today,and along with the most outstanding army in their time. A quote that goes along with thistime is; 'I have killed one I have killed two -- the vampire ... as oftenbeen compared with the Nazi Germanies ethics of male domination. very crueland yet enticing time to be alive.'Get your pots and pans...' Compared to today Ancient Greece was acity far ahead of ...

(2 pages) 87 0 2.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Forever Linked to the Ancients" -describes how Homer's "The Odyssey" is still very much relevant today. -explains how human nature links us to the ancient greeks of Homer's time

Throughout the ages very few things in history have remained constant. Since the time of the ancient Greeks, entire cultures have flourished and died off, many great empires have ri ... to magnificent power and crumbled to dust, and great wonders have been built, only to be eroded by time and forgotten. Humans have succeeded in retaining only one thing throughout their existence and ... tence and that is their own human nature. We possess universal human characteristics that transcend time and place. Human nature has yet to change and it is more than likely that it never will. By obs ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.3 Nov/2002

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

Low Cost Airlines.

s have all the characteristics of services that have to be distinguished from goods. At the present time, travelling by air is one of fastest means of transport. Air transport creates both time and pl ... s created by moving goods and people from the places where they are to where they need to be moved. Time utility is created when goods and people arrive in time" (Dipendra Sinha, 2001)Until 1978 the f ...

(7 pages) 518 1 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The Atmosphere.

(Question #1) When atmospheric scientists describe the "weather" at a particular time and place or the "climate" of a particular region, they describe the same sort of characteristi ... ogists often point out that "climate is what you expect and weather is what you get. Climate is sometimes referred to as "average" weather for a given area. The National Weather Service uses values su ... escribe a place or region. Climate can be applied more generally to large-scale weather patterns in time or space (for example, an Ice Age climate or a tropical climate).To investigate how climate may ...

(12 pages) 106 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Poe's use of setting is his three short stories, "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Pit and the Pendulum," and "The Fall of the House of Usher."

ingSetting is the physical background of a story. Normally explained at the beginning, it tells the time and place of the story's action. Words take the place of paints in describing textures, images, ... ry's action. Words take the place of paints in describing textures, images, sounds, colors, and sometimes even tastes, creating a picture in the reader's mind in which he or she can place the story's ...

(7 pages) 139 0 2.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

This paper examines the controversial subject of where and when the great Zoroastrian prophet Zarathustra lived.

on subsequent worldviews and philosophers, very little is known about Zarathustra, particularly his time and place. There is no question that Zoroastrianism and Zarathustra himself are both very ancie ... tion that Zoroastrianism and Zarathustra himself are both very ancient, having come well before the time of Christ. But in trying to piece together the enigma that is Zarathustra's life, scholars are ...

(15 pages) 78 0 3.9 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

"The Shrinking Welfare State: The New Welfare Legislative and Families", by D. Stanley Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn.

I do not buy into the findings of availability of low-wage, entry-level positions depending on the time and place. If you look in the classified section of the Sunday paper there are pages upon pages ... e in no way financially stable to have one child seem to be having up to four or five children. Sometimes I wonder if they are having these children just so they can continue to stay home and receive ...

(4 pages) 75 0 1.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A case study about the Aum Shinrikyo, Sarin attack on a Tokyo subway system, March 20, 1995.

, ten highly placed members boarded five trains at different stations. At predetermined points, and time, the ten members punctured bags containing sarin wrapped in newspaper with umbrellas as they le ... umbrellas as they left their trains. The Kasumigaseki Station suffered the worst of the attack. The time and place appear to have been deliberately selected, since Kasumigaseki station is located unde ...

(4 pages) 43 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Taboos and Love Laws in "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy .

rizes what is meant by a taboo very clearly, but, taboos are not always universal; they change with time and place. Furthermore, taboos may exist in all societies but are not recognized nor are violat ... encourage him to return those feelings is, in some cultures, a crime worthy of imprisonment and sometimes, death. The false piety that Baby Kochamma exhibits when she is in the presence of Father Mull ...

(9 pages) 100 1 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

How is a song's lyrics like poetry...example Jewel's "You were meant for me" Comparing setting, imagery, and structure, all which reinforce its similarities to poetry.

ayed in this song.The first technique that this song utilizes is setting. Setting is defined as the time and place in which the events of a poem or story occur. It is told in the first person. The con ... obvious that the woman in the song is experiencing heartbreak over a failed relationship. This is a time in her life in which she is dealing with immense pain and uncertainty. It is 6:00 in the mornin ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Summary of Walter Benjamin's essay, " The of art in the age of mechanical reproduction".

uce at the same speed as speech.All reproductions of art lack the original's presence in a specific time and place, which is the basis for authenticity. The mechanical reproduction is more independent ...

(3 pages) 15264 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller In today's society

e audiences today are not necessarily drawn to such drama, especially if such drama took place in a time and place such as "Death of a Salesman" did. while there will always be theater goers who atten ... reat contributions to this industry in the past and truly helped in its development, yet slowly, as time goes by, he begins to realize he does not understand the field like he once did. He begins to s ...

(6 pages) 80 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Julius Caesar Overview

hor - William ShakespeareType of work - PlayGenre - Tragic drama, historical dramaLanguage - EnglishTime and place written - 1599, in LondonDate of first publication - Published in the First Folio of ... about defeat for his side.Protagonists - Brutus and CassiusAtagonists - Antony and OctaviusSetting (Time) - 44 B.C.Setting (Place) - Ancient Rome, toward the end of the Roman republicPoint of view - T ...

(9 pages) 48 1 4.0 Feb/2004

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

Influences on F. Scott Fitzgeralds' writing in The Great Gatsby

The Roaring Twenties was a period of frivolous days and exciting nights. Times were prosperous and life was good for most. In The Great Gatsby, published in 1925, F. Scott F ... Gatsby, a self-made millionaire (Gross 1). The setting of the novel is New York in the twenties, a time, and place, where people were jovial and carefree. In New York, more than anywhere, people did ... Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's writing was profoundly influenced by events in his life, the exciting times he lived in, and the people he knew.Born on September 24, 1986 to a wealthy merchant family, F ...

(7 pages) 49 0 3.7 Mar/2004

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

Discuss the innovative nature of the three contemporary poets, Peter Reading,Bernard O'Donoghue, and Carol Ann Duffy

hen he stated that the job of the poet is to highlight "the most conscious point of the race in his time" (Leavis, in Hopkins, 1997). Poets since then have followed this directive by writing about iss ... 7). Poets since then have followed this directive by writing about issues that are pertinent to the time and place in which they are living. As the latter part of the twentieth century, saw a number o ...

(7 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature