Essays Tagged: "war torn"

Bishop Francis X. Ford. A Martyr's Victory in a Spiritual Sense

t time millions lost there lives and were driven from there homes. Bishop ford refused to leave the war-torn country, even after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States into the ... ht the United States into the war.During this time he distinguished himself by the way he cared for war refugees.Chinese paid a terrible price during this war with Japan, but even more costly was a ci ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

For Sex or Money?

uals seeking to take advantage of a weak government. What country is this? The Middle East? Perhaps war torn Eastern-Europe? No, it is the United States that fosters such anarchy, in the form of sexua ...

(3 pages) 102 1 4.4 Jan/1996

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

Melanie Wilkes: A Paragon of Loyalty, Courage, and Kindness (Gone With the Wind)

h the Wind chronicles the drastic changes imposed on Southern society and civilization by the Civil War. The heroine, Scarlett O?Hara, sees her home and position in society destroyed but struggles to ... tt O?Hara, sees her home and position in society destroyed but struggles to adapt to the demands of war-torn Georgia. She marries Rhett Butler, a dashing blockade runner, but clings to a romantic obse ...

(6 pages) 63 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Lost Horizon" by James Hilton

Lost Horizon is the story of four people who, while being evacuated from a war-torn city in Asia, were kidnaped and taken to a mystical and mysterious valley in the Tibetan mo ... s. Conway is a very relaxed and indifferent person. He has suffered great emotional trauma in World War I and has no family or friends back in England. Because of this he is passionless, and thus perf ...

(6 pages) 73 0 2.6 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Lost Horizon" by James Hilton

Lost Horizon is the story of four people who, while being evacuated from a war-torn city in Asia, were kidnaped and taken to a mystical and mysterious valley in the Tibetan mo ... s. Conway is a very relaxed and indifferent person. He has suffered great emotional trauma in World War I and has no family or friends back in England. Because of this he is passionless, and thus perf ...

(6 pages) 41 0 4.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Concert for Bangladesh"

estined for Bangladesh, a suffering area of India.It was a difficult time in the United States, the war in Vietnam was still raging, and people had grown hardened by the years of blood and violence. T ... grown hardened by the years of blood and violence. Those of us who had grown up watching the daily war horror scenes on the evening news were a touch bunch. After all, our people, most of them only a ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Rania al-Abdullah: Not Just Another Pretty Face". The impact of Jordanian Queen, Rania al-Abdullah, on the Middle East.

The war torn Middle East is not where one would typically expect to find a modern day fairy tale. Howeve ... rom Kuwait as were many other Palestinians because of the PLO support of Saddam Hussein in the Gulf War.1Her family was forced to move to the much poorer country of Jordan which is slightly smaller th ... st Bank Arab Bedouin tribal stock. Every violent turn in neighboring Israel, therefore, is a step towards destabilization of Jordan.3After graduating from the American University of Cairo with a bache ...

(12 pages) 342 8 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ernest Hemingway's "Soldier's Home".

A person's return from war is always a frustrating experience. Facing the normalcy of everyday life while the memories of t ... The situation becomes much more dire when the environment he is coming home to tries to push him towards the routine of day-to-day living without letting him adjust gradually. This situation is all t ... ld). The main character of the story, Harold Krebs, has just returned home from a two-year stint in war-torn Germany. Through his brief tale of life, back at home in Oklahoma, one can clearly see a ma ...

(6 pages) 244 3 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Fugitive Pieces.

ackground of the novel, stating the character's history and the idea of lost or hidden memoirs from war heroes.Ann Michaels shows off her fancy language just mere sentences in the beginning of the boo ... language. The beginning brings the protagonist, Jakob Beer, running away from the Nazis during the war at the age of seven. Bursting from the mud of a war-torn Polish city, the place where he has bur ...

(2 pages) 46 1 2.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Film analysis of the beginning segment of the film 'Welcome to Sarajevo' (good for film orals)

icahel Winterbottom, is based on a true story, follows Michael Henderson and his news team, ITV, to war-torn Sarajevo. It's 1992 and the city has just seen its worst fighting as Bosnian Serbs try to d ... e, Henderson encounters Flynn, a US TV journalist, and Annie, a freelance writer covering her first war. Henderson and his new company eventually come across an orphanage near the front lines and are ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

Acccount for th failure of democracy in Germany between 1918 and 1933

c to flounder and fail unable to cope. Despite being hastily established in an attempt to restore a war torn and defeated nation to a semblance of order- the Weimar republic that was established was t ... ragile attempt to introduce democracy was doomed to failure.The crushing defeat of Germany in World War 1 saw the collapse of the monarchy heralding a need for change in how Germany was governed and a ...

(7 pages) 55 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Interest Groups - UNICEF

and continue through the twenty first century as far as time would allow.Much of the world was left war-torn after the World War Two. In Europe and Asia especially, children were left sick, starving, ... ecially, children were left sick, starving, and cold. UNICEF was created to curb the effects of the war on children and women."Its full name was the United Nations International Children's Emergency F ...

(4 pages) 51 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

DeBeers Case Analysis and PEST Analysis

business. With recent turmoil in Western Africa, where illicit diamonds are beginning to come from war torn villages, and other sources of diamonds being found in Russia and Australia, it is clear th ... e problems we are faced with are due to Political issues in the United States and elsewhere. Due to war in western Africa, diamonds are beginning to flow from the war torn fields of Sierra Leone and A ...

(10 pages) 215 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Triumph of the Human Spirit: Casablanca & Saving Private Ryan Film Comparison

g of one of the most critically acclaimed movies of the 20th century. Released in 1942 during world war two, Casablanca is an epic tale that for the time raised the bar of pro-war movies. Set around t ... ound the story of basically two lovers meeting up again under a different set of circumstances in a war torn world. With actors who deliver a spectacular performance such as Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Be ...

(8 pages) 48 0 5.0 Nov/2004

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

Izzetbegovic passes away .. the end of an era in the Balkans

rkable lives of the twentieth century - that of Alija Ali Izzetbegovic, the former president of the war torn republic, who passed away in October, 2003.* * * * *'I shall die when I lose the reason to ... govic the unique status that is truly his in the history of modern Europe. While two international awards, namely the King Faisal Award (1994) and Figure of the Year in the Islamic World Award (2001) ...

(15 pages) 27 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparing the effects of WWI on Africa, Latin America and the Pacific Islands

While World War I is thought to have most greatly affected Germany and the surrounding European countries, it di ... rly as much. Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific Islands all suffered from the first great World War.The First World War did not only cause negative effects. Africa, one nation that was very war to ... use negative effects. Africa, one nation that was very war torn, did benefit in small ways from the war in terms of relationships with other countries. "World War I gave rise to a crucial change in th ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

"Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri's will for change in Lebanon"

ually, change has to come, and I know a man who has done a fine job at instituting change in a once war-torn country. He is none other than Mr. Rafik Hariri, Lebanon's former prime minister, who has m ... n of the country as an exceptional tourist destination, as it once was before the devastating civil war that is now, fortunately, in the past.Mr. Hariri's will for change in Lebanon extended far and w ...

(1 pages) 700 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

To what extent did Khrushchev help diffuse the Cold War up to 1960?

d not be consistent in all of his foreign policies during 1953 to 1960, his involvement in the Cold War was instrumental to the eventual full diffusion of tension between the United States and the USS ... ively.Under Stalin, the USSR was incessantly preparing for US aggression, while trying to rebuild a war-torn Soviet Union. The dilemma was the choice between bread for the Russian people and protectio ...

(2 pages) 15 0 2.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Khrushchev's drive for peace between 1953 - 1960.

decessor Stalin did, or to make amends with the West to concentrate on the rebuilding of the USSR's war-torn economy, industries and cities. Khrushchev showed that he intended to appear to have chosen ... isings in Eastern Europe, competition for control over Africa and Asia and the establishment of the Warsaw Pact, the propaganda war and the tension manifested in the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile ...

(5 pages) 30 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Compare the human condition depicted in three of your chosen texts and state how the composer uses techniques to represent the human condition.

es which a person is placed in, the environment of existence, and their character. Set in the grim, war-torn future of the 41st Millennium, the weakness of humans become especially apparent in the nov ... r described by "forget the promise of peace and understanding, for in the grim future there is only war." Juxtaposition of peace and war emphasises the notion that in the setting of this text, the hum ...

(6 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers