Essays Tagged: "Virgin"

Kings of Heros, the Essay relates Gilgamesh and Oedipus as two Heroic kings.

tory. His flaws as a leader are illustrated instantly in the story's beginning. "His lust leaves no virgin to her lover, neither the warriors daughters nor the wife of the noble," (13). Gilgamesh take ... or the wife of the noble," (13). Gilgamesh takes advantage of his people by having his way with the virgin girls of his kingdom on their wedding nights. This total abuse of power and poor ruling is a ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

This is an essay written in five paragraph thesis form about the ancient text Gilgamesh.

for Gilgamesh takes them all; and is this the king, the shepherd of his people? His lust leaves no virgin to her lover, neither the warrior's daughter nor the wife of the noble" (Gilgamesh, 13). So t ...

(3 pages) 149 3 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Good Earth, by Pearl Buck. Essay on how Wang Lung is in cnflict between his desires and his traditional values. Explains which characters are on each side of the conflict.

id not want Wang Lung's wife to be beautiful, because he felt they were of no use and rarely ever a virgin. "We must have a woman who will tend the house and bear children as she works in the fields, ...

(5 pages) 101 1 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Grizzly Saints vs. the Gay Sinners: How does Hawthorne portray the characters in the "Maypole of Merrymount".

ther. Men voyaged by the thousands to the West". Some came to barter goods; others came to "conquer virgin empires"; but the people of Marry Mount simply came to get away from the old world and to est ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Implement and Monitor Marketing Activities: Virgin vs. Qantas.

Virgin vs. QantasIn making a comparison of the offerings between the two airlines, Virgin and Qantas ... ent and why their products and services differ so greatly. Both companies target different markets, Virgin targeting a market who are ready to save money in exchange for the lack of comfort and aesthe ... image is reflected on the markets the two airlines target, in this case, budget versus quality.Both Virgin and Qantas have tangible and intangible aspects of the products and services they provide the ...

(7 pages) 174 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Virgin airline case study

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYVirgin began in the 1970s with a student magazine and small mail order record company. Virgin's grow ... based on developing good ideas through excellent management principles, rather than on acquisition.Virgin looks opportunities where we can offer something better, fresher and more valuable, and seize ... ortunities where we can offer something better, fresher and more valuable, and seize them. Besides, Virgin often moves into areas where the customers have traditionally received a poor deal, where the ...

(21 pages) 903 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A break down of acts and intercuts of the two storylines.

again.Point of no return: they kiss again and she invites him into her room (symbol of white dress/virgin).Conflict: Q's father is found cheating on his mother and Monica does not seem to be there fo ...

(1 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2004

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

Defining the term "Sacrifice"

ing of atonement to a deity or God. Such as the sacrificial lamb to a deity or the sacrificing of a virgin to a God, for protection of a village or even a prosperous harvest for the village.Another ex ...

(2 pages) 33 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Story Telling Explains Truth

ver has had previous relationships. "It hurt to think that in an era when there were supposed to be virgins she had allowed anyone but me, and so on."(Grace Paley) He believed his wife when she told h ... lowed anyone but me, and so on."(Grace Paley) He believed his wife when she told him that she was a virgin, he would have rather heard ise. He takes a vacation by visiting Farte Cove where a group of ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mate... or Wait?

he fact that this is not possible. Let me tell you about a young woman I know. Jenny had remained a virgin and had not dated at all until her senior year at Newport High School when she met Brad, the ... aryland at College Park and Kathryn London of the National Center for Health Statistics "found that virgins face a significantly lower risk of divorce than nonvirgins, even after the effect of various ...

(17 pages) 118 0 3.9 May/2004

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

Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger

he attempts to have sex with Sunny, the prostitute. Holden doesn't like the fact that he is still a virgin, despite having several chances to loose his virginity. However, when he gets the chance to h ... en backs out at the last minute. He doesn't realize it, but Holden subconsciously wants to keep his virginity. He feels uncomfortable with Sunny because he is uncomfortable with everything that is inv ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Things fall Apart

gnation, and Okonkwo travels to Mbaino to deliver the message that they must hand over to Umuofia a virgin and a young man. Should Mbaino refuse to do so, the two villages must go to war, and Umuofia ... irst head that he captured. Not surprisingly, Mbaino agrees to Umuofia's terms. The elders give the virgin to Ogbuefi Udo as his wife but are not sure what to do with the fifteen-year-old boy, Ikemefu ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

AIDS is caused by poverty: Do you agree?

lieve in using condoms, they have myths for example, if a man who is infected by AIDS sleeps with a virgin, he would be cured. People who use the same needle for injections is highly at risk for infec ...

(1 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Growing Up and The Cure to Loneliness - J.D. Salinger's "The Catcher in The Rye"

he also reveals that sex is insignificant to him unless it is with someone significant. Holden is a virgin, but unlike most boys his age, does not exactly welcome sexual relationships as they do. Thro ... n time he makes up excuses and reasons for doing so. "I've had quite a few opportunities to lose my virginity and all, but I've never got around to it yet," Holden says, as he tries to justify that he ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Strategic Management - Virgin Case Study

1) What are Virgin Group's distinctive resources/capabilities?The Virgin BrandFirstly, the Virgin brand is valua ... abilities?The Virgin BrandFirstly, the Virgin brand is valuable in the form of brand equity, where 'Virgin' is one of the most recognised brand names in the UK, and is also well-known in other importa ... well-known in other important markets including Europe and the U.S.A. Based on 1990s research, the Virgin brand was recognised by 96% of UK consumers (Case, p.685). Secondly, it is rare for a brand t ...

(5 pages) 221 1 3.4 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Congo River: The Defeat

began totake place. Marlow first described the shore as a dark and unending jungle of trees. Tothe virgin eye, the jungle would seem like a horrific place. However, the horror on theCongo River and t ...

(3 pages) 512 0 0.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gilgamesh

es them all, even the children; yet the king should be a shepherd to his people. His lust leaves no virgin to her lover, neither the warrior's daughter nor the wife of the nobles.He is arrogant, oppre ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Beowulf

es in literature have are: # A hero's conception is often unusual, and by tradition his mother is a virgin. # Usually there is a plot to kill him immediately after his birth. # Although little is know ... as they are stated. # A hero's conception is often unusual, and by tradition his mother is a virgin. Beowulf's conception is not mentioned in the poem. He was already at adulthood when he was i ...

(5 pages) 1310 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Beowulf

es in literature have are: # A hero's conception is often unusual, and by tradition his mother is a virgin. # Usually there is a plot to kill him immediately after his birth. # Although little is know ... as they are stated. # A hero's conception is often unusual, and by tradition his mother is a virgin. Beowulf's conception is not mentioned in the poem. He was already at adulthood when he was i ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature