Essays Tagged: "awe"

Why Rome Fell

looked. The mammoth buildings seem to shed their long years and are once again as they were; huge, awe inspiring, it is as if a portal in time had opened and I am afforded a glimpse into what was Rom ... logical and fits with the political situation of the times. At the time of the fall, state was 'overawed' by the soldiers who were simply mercenaries. Leaders were murdered by their own troops for the ...

(4 pages) 117 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Shakespeare 18

et #18 \"Shall I compare thee to a summer\'s day?\" -- William ShakespeareMood: Cheerful, praising, awestruck, confidentTheme: True beauty is immortalized through art and thus prevails despite the rav ... ough art, true beauty is immortalized and thus surmounts the ravages of time. The poet expresses an awestruck, confident and praising attitude towards his subject to convey his idea that his mistress ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.9 Mar/2002

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

_Understanding the Obsession_, a psychological examination of the main character's sexual compulsions in Oshima's "In the Realm of the Senses".

s of sexual compulsives to date. The typical response of viewers to Oshima's film is some level of awe, either good or bad, at the level of practically pornographic realism filmed with Oshima's perso ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Ancient China's Culture and Customs. This is very simple and straighforward, but has a bibliography.

se people lived in country villages. Peasants going to town to sell their goods at market looked in awe at the town houses with their tiled roofs, and the busy teahouses (Williams, B., 1996, pg.27). F ...

(8 pages) 363 2 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

I know the secret!

s of how acertain trick or illusion is done and these people who used to watch the fabulous art withawe are now skeptical to what the prestidigitator is doing and keep their eyes focused onthat which ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

The Lake

es later, flowed the emerald green and ever-so livelylake in front of us. We stopped and starred in awe. The lake had appearedso shiny and reflective, it resembled a finely-cut diamond. The rare anddi ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.0 Dec/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ascending to Darkness. This is a short story fantasy story about a young elf who goes into the world seeking magic just to be corrupted by evil lure of power.

ss that once was in living and life itself filled me. I was a young elf, in elven years, who was in awe of the power of the unknown and unseen. The energies that flow through all living and dead, exis ... ark God which I had only thus far read about appeared to me, he was dreadful and in the same breath awe-inspiring. I fell to my knees by no act of my own. But no more can I speak of him or what transp ...

(4 pages) 251 2 4.8 Apr/2002

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

Your Choice.

Your Choice'Battle scars on my arm, I look at them in awe, I see a glimpse into the past, a time I thought I wouldn't last, I see myself within my scars, ...

(3 pages) 78 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Vist

suddenly pierced the night's sky and left adazzling trail of cosmic dust behind it. Jane gasped in awe.A falling star. The brightest she had seen! She quickly closedher eyes and made a wish, knowing ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time

to result from Hemingway's novel.Ernest Hemingway uses intense short stories to leave a feeling of awe and wonder in the reader of In Our Time. One begins to become emotionally involved and attached ... ngs that are all too common today. This leisure time seems like a pastime that has all been but outlawed in today's fast paced modern society. They seem to get by on nothing else but their own company ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.9 Nov/1996

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

A Comparison of the Medieval and Renaissance Eras

the realms of architecture, painting, and philosophy.Architecture noticeably shifted from religious awe to classical reason between theMedieval era and the Renaissance. During the Middle Ages, archite ...

(4 pages) 258 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

John Keats poem's "First Looking into Chapman's Homer", "Seeing the Elgin Marbles for the First Time"

love of beauty. The connection between these twopoems is not so much in subject, but the feeling of awe. Both these poems show more emotion andamazement in the experience of discovering something new. ...

(2 pages) 111 0 4.2 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Scarlet Letter" (Hawthorne) paper

ety shuns a character named Pearl, yet the author, who lived in the Romantic period, views her with awe and reverence. Nathaniel Hawthorne's use of nature imagery in The Scarlet Letter reflects Pearl' ...

(7 pages) 59 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This essay shows every single thing you will need for one of Alexander Pope's poems, namely it is "A Dying Christian in his soul". i take honors english, hopes this helps :)

t in his own way. One of his greatest works "The Dying Christian in his Soul" was one poem of great awe and inspiration. His poems cover many of the literary devices used in the English language, and ...

(9 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Art of a Facial Massage

Since I could remember my mother had a nightly beauty ritual that, as a little girl, I observed in awe. There were lotions, cotton balls, and green gunk but what stood out was a time consuming massag ...

(2 pages) 50 1 2.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Ever Changing English Language. How has the American English dialect changed over the years? What are the three main areas of change?

standard hyperbole. If one was said to be "awful" in earlier days, it meant that they were full of awe or wonder; however, if someone is "awful" in thispresent day, they are interpreted as terrible o ...

(2 pages) 152 0 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

"A Discussion On Earthquakes"

ime, earthquakes have been recorded for their incredible destructive forces, and their abilities to awe mankind with their unparalleled force. Earthquakes can often strike without any notice, leveling ...

(5 pages) 138 1 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A report on Marie Curie.

athematics, which she was equally adept at. Those around her marveled at her abilities and stood in awe as she held the world in wonderment of her sheer greatness in and out of the laboratory. Marie C ...

(5 pages) 103 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"Romanticism in A Midsummer Night's Dream"

of the senses over intellect. Emphasis is placed on imagination and it's role as a access point to awe-inspiring experience and spiritual precision.In William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream ...

(6 pages) 255 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

High Tide In Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver

personal aspect and to feel as if they too have had the same experiences. Kingsolver also displays awe for the natural world and a passion for protecting it. She respects all the world's cultures wit ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American