Essays Tagged: "aristocrat"

The Poet of Nature, William Wordsworth. Includes parts of some of his poems

(Wordsworth, William DISCovering).Wordsworth was born in Cockermouth, England, to John, a prominent aristocrat, and Anne Wordsworth, but with his mother's death in 1778, William and his family began t ...

(10 pages) 339 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The bubonic plague

Cantor states that,No one - peasant or aristocrat - was safe from the disease [bubonic plague], and once it was contracted, a horrible and ...

(5 pages) 143 2 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"The Picture of Dorian Gray" (by Oscar Wilde) - brief plot outline - character analysis - critical evaluation

fond of Dorian, does not want him to get in contact with his friend, Lord Henry Wotton, a sinister aristocrat, who has a certain influence to other people. His cynical outlook on life, his "mental po ... man "without a heart", but "pleasure in mind". He appears as a sinister and morally rotten elderly aristocrat, who has a certain influence to other people, but in a highly negative way. His cynical o ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Well-Structured Class System in Britain.

system with its different living conditions and privileges.At the top of London society there were aristocrats and merchants, lawyers and high civil servants. The merchants were often land owners whi ... ervants. The merchants were often land owners which gave their children the opportunity to marry an aristocrat. This was a chance for them to acquire a title in their own right, like Sir George who ma ...

(7 pages) 91 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

e of the American Dream. The ruthless pursuit of this ideal from the lowliest worker to the highest aristocrat leaves a pungent trail of ruin and corruption. The progression of the novel witnesses thi ... ned to always be on the outer of higher society always wanting, never achieving the outsider of the aristocratic landscape. Tom has no intention of marrying her yet she continues with her facade naive ...

(6 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Porphyria's Lover and My Last Duchess.

will be compared to Robert Browning's other dramatic monologue, 'My Last Duchess', where an Italian aristocrat reveals his cruelty to his late wife whilst showing off a portrait of her to one of his g ...

(9 pages) 73 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An exposition of Plato's analogy of the cave.

Plato was a philosopher living in Athens during the Hellenistic period. He was an aristocrat, but did not venture into politics, instead having a love of philosophy instilled in him ...

(3 pages) 98 2 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

The Jacksonian Period of common man.

ice without a college education. Jackson owned slaves, many acres, and a mansion; he was a frontier aristocrat. He was a fierce military man who had headed the campaign to acquire Florida, and he was ... class, led to the power of political decision being granted to the masses, and the downfall of old, aristocratic ways that still plagued the government of the time. Jackson was different than any pres ...

(4 pages) 67 2 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Churchill Dude

Sir Winston Churchill was the eldest son of the aristocrat Lord Randolph Churchill, born on 30th November 1874. He is best known for his stubborness ...

(2 pages) 30 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Machiavelli vs. Thoreau (Compare and Contrast Essay)

ime preserve its citizens' natural right to be free? The ideas from Niccolo Machiavelli, an Italian aristocrat, who published "The Prince" in 1513 for a Medici prince as a guideline on how to rule a c ...

(4 pages) 96 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Structuralism Critic of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables

With the Revolutionary War only sixty-eight years removed, aristocratic thinking is being challenged by the new democratic mind-set. During this turbulent, yet ... btlety argues for the wholesomeness of plebeian democratic values rather than keeping the patrician aristocratic power structure. Hawthorne creates several characters that are in binary opposition to ... an. The scene is first set with Colonel Pyncheon and Matthew Maule. The Colonel is a puritan aristocrat who encourages the persecution and subsequent hanging of Matthew Maule for witchcraft dur ...

(7 pages) 27 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Most Dangerous Game" By Richard Connell "A Portrait Of A Most Dangerous Man"

ary during the Russian Revolution. After the Russian Revolution, General Zaroff, an avid hunter and aristocrat moves to his island (referred to as Ship-Trap Island) to create a new hunting game involv ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Richard Cory" by Edwin Arlington Robinson

The poem "Richard Cory" by Edwin Arlington Robinson is a poem written about the town aristocrat named Richard Cory. It is written with four quatrain stanzas with a rhyme scheme of a, b, ... pavement" gives the visual imagine of people sitting around on the street staring up at the wealthy aristocrat walking by. The third line says Cory was "a gentleman from sole to crown." The word crown ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.5 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Leadership Behavior

that there are two extremes to the leadership continuum - on one end would be the harsh and brutal aristocrat while on the other end is a caring, considerate and supportive leader. While there are so ...

(19 pages) 711 1 2.4 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Tragic Dimensions in "The Return of the Native" by Thomas Hardy

sible emblem and manifestation. In his "Study of Thomas Hardy"' Lawrence sees Eustacia as a natural aristocrat, identifying her with the dark, pristine abysmal powers in nature.Eustacia seems to lead ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Great Gatsby"- Tom Buchanan & Myrtle Wilson

cale socialite friends of her boyfriend Tom; and Tom as a self-absorbed, wealthy, and power craving aristocrat.Tom Buchanan, the wealthy and self absorbed socialite, is a man whose main goal in life i ... e she can afford an expensive luxury item-supporting her reason to be able to fit in with the other aristocrats. Last, is when Myrtle lets “four taxi cabs drive away before she selected a new, la ...

(2 pages) 18 2 4.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Italian And German Unification

a's king, Victor Emmanuel II named Count Camillo di Cavour his prime minister. Cavour was a wealthy aristocrat and a moderate nationalist. He also was a realpolitik. Realpolitiks were shrewd,purposefu ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


artillery as a second lieutenant. In 1796 he married Joséphine de Beauharnais, the widow of an aristocrat guillotined in the Revolution and the mother of two children. Also in 1796, Bonaparte was ...

(2 pages) 444 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Han Vs. Mayan

ut through the fall of the Qin Empire. Some peasants first challenged the Qin Empire but failed. An aristocrat and a commoner led the next rebellion. The aristocrat eventually defeated the Qin forces ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Summary Of Sirens Of Titan

The Blessing of Hermes The Sirens of Titan is a story about a New England aristocrat Winston Niles Rumfoord, who encounters a temporal anomaly, called a "Chrono-Synclastic In ...

(5 pages) 3832 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American