Essays Tagged: "Abyss"

An Analysis of the Opening of Canto XXVIII

he opening of Canto XXVIII with a rhetorical question. Virgil and he have just arrived in the Ninth Abyss of the Eighth Circle of hell. In this pouch the Sowers of Discord and Schism are continually w ... Comedy that Dante is a great poet. What is it that Dante sees before him on the brink of the Ninth Abyss that is so ineffable that he, as a poet, feels he cannot handle?In the following lines Dante e ...

(6 pages) 100 0 4.2 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Clothes and Shakespeare; The Conspiracy

s garments are lessening invalue, so is his level of power and status. Lear finds the bottom of the abyss he enterswhen he, a fool, a beggar, and a madman have taken shelter in a hut from a storm. For ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.1 Feb/1997

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

Definition Poem - In the Arms of a Knight

reA raging, twisting torrent of temptationAching to leap the chiseled banks of proprietyFilling the abyss of my sanity with the vastness of his magnificenceHe wonders through my everydayPausing occasi ...

(1 pages) 64 0 4.3 Nov/2002

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

biligraphy of Tom Clancy and his writing style

to get to their battle stations. Your hear the creaking of the hull as you descend deeper into the abyss. Everything around you jolts suddenly and you fall to the ground knowing that the next depth c ...

(5 pages) 92 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This essay in on "Paul's changes through out all Quiet on the Western Front" describing traits of Paul Baumer that changed during the war.

old; yet I know no thing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow...." said by Paul Baumer during his time at war in All Quiet on the Western Front. T ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

1984 by George Orwell. This report includes a very well writen summery, context, and also a analisis of all the themes included in this book

Police and dedicated himself to becoming a writer.Inspired by Jack London's 1903 The People of the Abyss, which detailed London's experience in the slums of London, Orwell bought ragged clothes from ...

(13 pages) 515 11 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare/contrast essay for Peter Shaffer's "Equus" and Joseph Conrads "Heart of Darkness".

of fundamental differences in these characters. The role of Marlow as the rescuer of Kurtz from the abyss of humanity's darkness parallels the function of Dysart as the savior of Alan from the darknes ... , 83)This self-restraint that Marlow values so highly is what allows him to walk to the edge of the abyss to retrieve Kurtz without succumbing to its grasp. Dysart too refuses to let his fascination o ...

(8 pages) 54 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mount Etna, the dormant volcano in Europe.

was 10,902 feet high.This mountain is an gigantic cone that has 250 minor cones. Valle del Bove, an abyss, is on the eastern flank of the mountain. It is an original crater that is three miles wide. T ...

(1 pages) 57 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

"The Lost Shepherd." This Essay examines the prevalent theme of Holden Caulfield as a protector of innocence in "The Catcher and the Rye."

an watching a group of children playing on a cliff; he alone can save them from plummeting into the abyss (Salinger 173). At this point it becomes apparent to the reader that the title The Catcher in ... nnocence in his family members prove that he really is seeking keep innocence from falling into the abyss.In addition to his concern with the innocence of the children in his own family, Holden is als ...

(8 pages) 125 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Weakness in mandatory sentencing.

g Guidelines by means of mandatory minimums and the fairly new "Three Strikes" law have left a vast abyss of uncertainty for offenders, tied the hands of judges, and at best, given society the chance ...

(12 pages) 226 0 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck.

llThe Threshold (with guardians, helpers, and mentor)Initiation and TransformationThe ChallengesThe AbyssThe TransformationThe RevelationThe AtonementThe Return (to the known world)The Return (with a ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"Class in America: Myths and Realities" Gregory Mantsios.

about the existence of social classes in the U.S. such classes not only exists but there is a huge abyss between them. Second part of the essays is demonstration that people who are born in the famil ...

(2 pages) 17091 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Judaism - sacred stories including parables

ing. In two separate stories, the Jewish people described Creation. The first told of a vast abyss of chaotic waters into which Yahweh (Jewish name for God) had brought order; he had fashioned ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Movie review" Ghost Ship

stablished himself in the industry as a visual effects designer on "The Hunt for Red October," "The Abyss" and "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade." As a feature helmsman, he's brought us "Thirteen Gh ...

(1 pages) 18 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A glass of whiskey and some ice

lly and mentally you are, it is a relief to know that there is someone who will hurl himself in the abyss to help you. Even the friend's hug or smile will make you feel calm, sure and confident. Human ...

(1 pages) 32 0 1.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Peace through Education

rather than helping them in their divine mission. Fathers and sons do not understand each other. An abyss yawns between them from the day the child is born. And this lack of understanding is mans undo ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Hotel Entropy

anity.In a sea of bliss.I don't understand why we can't all just get along.Do you not understand my abyss.The scented smoke flows throughout my room.And I find myself lost in the sea of bliss.And down ...

(1 pages) 34 0 1.0 Aug/2004

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

Poetry - Pablo Neruda

poem, the speaker 'finds himself' as part of something, part of the "void", "mystery", "part of the abyss". He finds himself going with the flow, wheeling "with the stars", "my heart broke loose on th ...

(1 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Philosophy in "CHICAGO"

yet simultaneously they are digging a deeper hole. At one point or another that hole will become an abyss that they will never escape. In the case of the movie, it is better to use deception to get ea ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2005

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

The Great Depression- which reading offers the best perspective

The readings of E. Hobsbawm, Age of Extremes, Chapter 3 "Into the Economic Abyss", J. Stevenson and C. Cook, "The Dawn of Affluence" Reading 13 HST101 Readings and J.K Blackwe ... pact of the Great Depression of the 1930s.Hobsbawms, "Age of Extremes" Chapter 3 "Into the Economic Abyss", is mainly concerned with the dire consequences that World War 1 imposed on most of the world ... d classes of women.The themes throughout E. Hobsbawm, Age of Extremes, Chapter 3 'Into the Economic Abyss" are very pessimistic, Hobsbawm tends to only write of the solemn effects of The Great Depress ...

(4 pages) 69 1 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History