Essays Tagged: "Torture"

Ellison's Battle Royal

hey areshown off like animals. The woman dancing represents the sick pleasure derived from theboys' torture. Ellison shows us a picture of the human mind, in seeing something to lustafter then watchin ... e the boys were given the chance to chase the money, they were numbfrom pain. I don't think the new torture methods were really affecting the boys. Theirbodies became somewhat immune to the blows afte ...

(4 pages) 244 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

TO (blank) or not to (blank) that is the question

sufferI could leave this treacherous place,Which makes me think of deathAnd continue to a place of tortureYet I don't know if there is such a placeSo it is when life turns to the worstThat I decide t ...

(1 pages) 61 1 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


by unrelenting sin.Such beauty brings but sorrow,Struck deeply by Cupid's arrow,Her delicate hands torture my mind,Such unknowing cruelty from a woman so kind.Folly is my unwanted friend,My thoughts ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Mill's Utilitarianism, Sacrifice the innocent for the common good?

ed, and no relative weights are assigned to thevarious considerations.In deciding whether or not to torture a terrorist who has planted abomb in New York City, a utilitarian must evaluate both the ove ... forehand how much pain would be caused by the bomb exploding orhow much pain would be caused by the torture. Utilitarianism offers nopractical way to make the interpersonal comparison of utility neces ...

(5 pages) 310 0 4.0 Oct/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Competitors

e hardships they would surely suffer from the games. After a long grueling season of intense bodily torture this would by the final chapter of confrontations. Out of the 275 original members of the DF ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.8 Nov/1996

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

The Torture of the Innocent, Iraq's long and vicious attack on Kuwait

ed State's, Britain's, and France's elite to put an end to Iraq's torment on the small country. The torture and torment inflicted upon Kuwaitis during Iraq's occupation of Kuwait however, has many mor ... a high order.' (Coughlin 11) The nursery was turned into an Iraqi interrogation station, where they tortured their victims with various items. 'Pools of congealed blood were still visible beneath the ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers

"The Pit and The Pendulm", a comparison to the book and movie

His sister hadmoved there when she married Dom Madena, but now she was dead. The castle was usedto torture Catholics during the Inquisition. Dom Madena believes that the castle has anatmosphere of to ... d she died of fright. They buried her in a tomb below the castle.As child Dom Madena saw his father torture and kill his father's brother and hisown wife. He accused them of adultery. His father didn' ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.7 Jan/1997

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

The Basic needs of Gregor Samsa in Franz Kafka's 'The Metamorphosis.'

oxygen, water, and shelter, but his food, sleep, and relationships were inadequate. "'I've got the torture of traveling, worrying about changing trains, eating miserable food at all hours, constantly ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

William Faulkner - The Sound and The Fury; this is comparison between the innocent and experienced characters in this book.

being capable of only feeling anger himself, is the head of the household and uses his position to torture and inflict pain upon every member of the household. The startling difference between the tw ...

(6 pages) 112 1 4.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kafka's Punishment - an essay about Kafka's short story, In the Penal Colony and the theme of punishment throughout his literature

ted and liberal. He has come to evaluate the effectiveness of this machine, a device of punishment, torture, and execution. Of course, the explorer is totally biased against the whole thing from the s ... inally after 12 hours, the victim is impaled through the head, killing him instantly. What made the torture so effective was how the people could watch the transformation take place on the victim's fa ...

(4 pages) 122 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Position paper on a class assigned reading - Born to be Good? I wrote in favor of the prospect that people are, in general born to be good.

in general will do whatever they can so another does not have to go through some hardship or worse, torture. One of the examples she gave was of a study done where an individual was subjected to a ser ...

(3 pages) 148 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


ith his beloved princess Cinderella. Meanwhile back at Cinderella's house, she had been reported of torture by her 2 cruel step sisters watching her suffer doing chores for them while they had all the ...

(1 pages) 104 1 3.0 Jan/2003

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

Psychology's effects on the mentally unstable children.

continuesly pushed onto the unstable is unbarible to many. The pain is increased, and the sence of torture is more then the reality for the patient. Everything that they suffer could be increased dra ... his or her feet. Or may even go farther and stop breathing, living and end their life...and all the torture that could have been easily avoided. But parents who know of nothing to do beleive they are ...

(1 pages) 56 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


tured alive by their enemies or to die on battle fields. The assumption being that the enemies will torture the wounded man or that he will die slowly and painfully. In fact there are stories where so ...

(3 pages) 239 4 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Paper on Winston's transformation after Room 101 from 1984 by George Orwell

tered and he was brainwashed into loving Big Brother for the rest of his existence.Winston has been tortured, in the Ministry of Love by O'Brien for days, maybe weeks or months, we never know. As the ... e never becomes fully transformed until he loses the ability to love. At a certain stage during his torture Julia was the only thing he still loved. She was the only person that stood in the way of Wi ...

(6 pages) 46 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Reservoir Dogs - The Movie.

"I don't give a fuck what you know or don't know, but I'm gonna torture you anyway, regardless. Not to get information. It's so amusing for me to torture a cop. All ... verted guy in the whole movie. He had no reservations about killing people. He was brutal. He loved torture and death. By his own admission he liked to see the peoples' expressions when they died. He ... so gruesomely true to his belief that cops weren't people that he begins to prove this through his torture "techniques". He treats the cop like an object as opposed to a human being. He slashes off h ...

(2 pages) 100 1 2.7 Mar/2003

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

This is a persuasive esay AGAINST Animal Rights and those who fight for Animal Rights.

How can anyone be brainless enough to think of that? I can understand that people beat animals and torture them; that is wrong.. That is not the case in every aspect of the animal kingdom. Those peop ...

(2 pages) 254 4 2.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"Waiting for the Barbarians" by J.M. Coetzee.

s time for him.The cruelty of Joll is what really made me cringe when I read this book. The idea of torture has always been something that sickened me, so reading a novel that deals directly with it w ...

(1 pages) 63 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Guillotine

for a more humane form of punishment. He figured out that a beheading delivered the least amount of torture. Dr. Guillotin delivered his idea in the form of six articles to the French government. Afte ...

(2 pages) 62 2 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Christian Morality in Western Societies.

away from my parents. If only I could get away from my parentsI'd be free. Well, after 24 years of torture (I felt), I moved out of my parents house andvindication was mine. I remember thinking to my ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity