Essays Tagged: "Wine"

Accounts of Eros in the Plato's "Symposium"

He had just won a dramatic contest in Athens, Greece two nights ago. It is customary to drink much wine at these gatherings, however, every one present is too weak from the night before. (Nehamas &am ...

(7 pages) 197 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Prohibition of alcohol in the States. A Noble Experiment?

o formed our population.Most people would think nothing of having a strong drink in the morning and wine withevery meal. Children were often given liquor before going to school. All of this began toch ... ed drunkards, and only hard liquor. Then theyprogressed to condemning casual drinkers, and beer and wine. Propaganda flooded thecountry in the form of temperance books, magazines, plays, and pamphlets ...

(11 pages) 176 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Animal Farm, by George Orwell. The purpose of the paper is to describe the use of allegory and satire found in Animal Farm.

Wine, Swine and Karl MarxNickie Cross 10/9/02During the time when Orwell is writing animal farm, com ...

(3 pages) 130 0 3.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

EGYPT--Description of Egyption culture, mummification, government and religion of ancient egypt--also a comparison with modern Egypt

omach, liver, and intestines through a cut in the side.In the second step, the body was washed with wine. The alcohol in the wine was used to kill the bacteria. The body was then stuffed with cloth or ...

(14 pages) 215 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Odyssey

wisely to think of a plan.When he comes up with a plan he is brave enough to be the one who offers wine toPolyphemus. On page 78 Odysseus says, " Here, Cyclops, take this wine and drink afteryou feas ...

(2 pages) 104 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Cask of Amontillado" by Allen Poe.

ed, 50 years ago, I came to the season carnival at the dusk. Fortunato had connoisseurship in great wine and he loved it every bit. I had to refer to it so I can lure him into the cave. I met Fortunat ...

(1 pages) 79 0 1.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Describe how wine and knitting are used as symbols to foreshadow and explain the uprising of the poor.

Knitting and wine are elementary symbols to understanding A Tale of Two Cities. Dickens collectively foreshadows ... efully selected list of condemned aristocrats to die in the revolution and the streets stained with wine that are soon to be stained with blood. Both of these themes create an atmosphere of darkness a ... the scene in detail of how desperate and hungry the French peasants were. Peasants licking up spilt wine by any means possible suggests that they will do and use anything available to save as much win ...

(2 pages) 22 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

This is a self-disigned experiment on photosynthesis. Pretty self explanitory, right.

t works well)soilTwo heat lampswaterProcedure: Set six 4-inch pots out. Fill each pot 3/4 full. Put wine seed into the pot, about 1 1/2 to 2 inches below the surface. Set pots one through three into a ...

(1 pages) 31 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

About the Crucification of Jesus and some of the major points of it and many other things

he path that he took is known as Via Dolorosa.When they arrived at Golgotha the two men offered him wine mixed with gall, but after tasting it he refused to drink it. They then divided his clothes up ...

(3 pages) 81 4 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens.

Knitting and wine are elementary symbols to understanding A Tale of Two Cities. Dickens collectively foreshadows ... efully selected list of condemned aristocrats to die in the revolution and the streets smeared with wine that are soon to be smeared with blood. Both of these themes create an atmosphere of darkness a ... the scene in detail of how desperate and hungry the French peasants were. Peasants licking up spilt wine off the street suggests that they will do anything to save as much wine as they can for themsel ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Wisdom vs. Strength in Odyssey.

ttempts to fascinate Polyphemus's sense of taste. For example, Odysseus allures Polyphemus with his wine by describing how it would be comfortable to drink with human flesh. Then, Odysseus tempts Poly ... mus's sense of hearing. Odysseus talks about his name. Odysseus tells Polyphemus "Cyclops, try this wine- to top off the banquet of human flesh you've bolted down!"(9.388-3.389) Shrewdness's superiori ...

(3 pages) 38 1 2.0 Nov/2003

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

Compare and discuss how different characters react to being imprisoned in "Little Dorrit "by Charles Dickens.

mired by fellow inmates then he wouldn't receive the frequent gifts such as cigars or a glassful of wine now and again.He does however shame himself whenever a potential handout from outside the priso ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Where would you wish to focus your audience's sympathy in Act II Scene II, Yerma, Juan, or both? Explain how you would direct the scene, up to the entrance of Maria.

ry cold matter and will be standing up with his sisters sitting down at a table while drinking some wine and the sisters will agree with him not to aggravate him so they won't be kicked out of the hou ...

(1 pages) 19 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Same sex marriage.

n of marriage; it destroys it. For example, if you declare that, because it has similar properties, wine should be labeled identically to grape juice, you have destroyed the definitions of both "wine" ... n of marriage; it destroys it. For example, if you declare that, because it has similar properties, wine should be labeled identically to grape juice, you have destroyed the definitions of both "wine" ...

(2 pages) 210 9 3.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dionysus: The God of Wine includes bibliography

Dionysus was the god of the vine. He invented wine and spread the art of tending grapes. He had a dual nature. On one hand, he brought joy and div ... sy. On the other hand, he brought brutality, thoughtlessness and rage. This reflected both sides of wine's nature. If he chooses, Dionysus can drive a man mad. No normal fetters can hold him or his fo ... the world actively encouraging his cult. He was accompanied by the Maenads, wild women, flush with wine, shoulders draped with a fawn skin, carrying rods tipped with pine cones. While other gods had ...

(8 pages) 63 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Description restaurant

single day, so i asked my friends to go check it out with me;we like to eat spicy Chinese food with wine and treat ourselves to a fairly nice meal once every couple of weeks since we are students livi ... ery attentive and thoughtful. He offered his own opinions as to what dishes were delicious and what wines were inexpensive, yet still of quality. Anything we requested we were given. He walked over to ...

(4 pages) 94 0 2.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Best friend

ool. Today, we're still going to school together, and are better friends than ever. We're like good wine, we get better with age. We have so much in common it's sometimes scary. We think the sa ...

(3 pages) 106 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Assess how Trotsky lost the leadership challenge in 1924/5.

ounded by.He was also vain and ruthless. He enjoyed the higher qualities of life with good food and wine. But one thing which did make him no so much liked was the fact that he was Jewish.These qualit ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Symposium

r party attended by seven men to discuss the topic of love. Usually they would have drunk plenty of wine but they had just attended one of the men's daughter's wedding so they decide to have a dialogu ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

ODE TO THE GENTLEMEN : on learning to be yourself This is for the gentlemen of about 30 and under.

ollow from someone else.Go out, have a good time,Do what YOU want to do,Cut the cheese and pour the wine.Let everything you do evolve around YOUBecause when it comes down to itYou may find your future ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.7 Nov/2004

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