Essays Tagged: "baby boy"

Compare and contrast the views of Oedipus and Queen Iocaste as to the validity of uncontrollable fate, and oracles being able to see the future.

, Oedipus will kill his father and marry his mother. The king and queen make a decision to take the baby boy up to a mountain far away from the town. King Laios gives the baby to a servant and instruc ... d, to end their problem. However this plan, almost foolproof does not work. The shepherd brings the baby boy back to his city and gives him to King Polybus because the King and Queen could not have a ...

(6 pages) 171 0 4.3 Jan/1996

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


"Circumcision"SummaryAs the father watches his new baby boy being born, a question arises in his mind. He starts wondering if he wants to have his new ... is excruciating for babies. The procedure is done with out any anesthetic due to the hazards of the baby.Removal of this foreskin has said to reduce cancer, but the American Caner Society says that "c ...

(2 pages) 90 2 3.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Benjamin Franklin

January 17th, 1706 Abiah and Josiah Franklin were blessed with the birth of a baby boy, a boy who would grow up to be a great man. A writer, an inventor, a scientist, a diplomat, ...

(9 pages) 80 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

The Pearl By: John Steinbeck

e PearlBy: John SteinbeckKino lived in a brush house along the Gulf of Spain with his wife Juanaand baby boy Coyotito. Like his relatives, he was a poor diver and was notvery wealthy. He would dive to ... , andculture, and ended up being twisted into a man who's only thought of livingwas for riches. The baby ended up getting shot, while being mistaken for acoyote. Keno now felt that the pearl was evil ...

(2 pages) 37 1 2.2 Mar/2003

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

The reforms Lycurgus' institute at Sparta.

t the throne from his father, but as his late brother left a pregnant wife he was superceded by the baby boy as the ruler. While the child was young Lycurgus ruled Sparta as his guardian. However, the ... nd virtuous. Whenever a child was born, it was taken to a council of elders for examination. If the baby was in any way defective or appeared weak, it was dropped into a chasm. In Lycurgus' opinion, c ...

(10 pages) 46 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"The Yellow Wallpaper", written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

a young women suffering from nervousness (which was really post-pardom depression after having her baby boy) and a husband that is controlling of her due to the illness. The young women is lead to be ... look after his wife while he is away treating other patients, as well as take care of the house and baby boy. They young women is weak and tired because she receives little or no exercise. Today the c ...

(5 pages) 160 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gender socialization, how does society view those with no decerable sex.

A baby is born and the doctor looks at the proud parents or parent and says three simple words: It's a ... th of life outside the mother?s womb, he or she is distinguishable and characterized by gender. The baby is brought home and dressed in clothes that help friends, family and even strangers identify th ... and dressed in clothes that help friends, family and even strangers identify the sex of the child. Baby boys are dressed in blue and baby girls are dressed in pink. The baby boy may be dressed in a b ...

(5 pages) 194 4 4.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Dealing with Bipolar Disorders in Children: A mother's story of Despiration.

ttle did I know that on June 19, 1996 my life would change forever. I had given birth to a 8lb, 2oz baby boy and I was so happy. Until, I didn't hear him crying, I began to worry that something was se ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

In Search of Perfection

beyond therapy and towards the limits of our imagination. Unlike a few years ago, when conceiving a baby girl or a baby boy was a matter of chance, today's prospective parents can choose to alter the ... of the issues surrounding genetic technologies should we pursue the illusion of creating a "perfect baby" and intrude upon our children's lives by intervening into their genes.Let us have a closer loo ...

(8 pages) 114 2 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Animal Imagery used throughout The Pearl by John Steinbeck

tely results in destruction. Kino, a simple Mexican pearl diver who provides for his wife Juana and baby boy Coyotito, finds a pearl, which he hopes will provide his family a better life, but instead ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Struggles of Armand's Identity Crisis This is one view from the short story Desiree's Baby.

Kate Chopin's short story "Desire's Baby" tells how, Armand, a plantation owner struggles with his own identity through his child. Arman ... with Desiree "as if struck by a pistol shot" (Chopin 185). He then marries Desiree and they have a baby boy, this devastated their marriage.In the beginning of the story, Chopin starts with telling u ... d their marriage.In the beginning of the story, Chopin starts with telling us about Desiree and her baby. She also gives details of the surroundings providing clues that it is indeed a plantation home ...

(1 pages) 67 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Pearl" by John Steinbeck.

ve and stubborn. Juana is Kino's wife and Coyotito's mother. Coyotito is obviously Kino and Juana's baby boy. The situation of this novel is that Coyotito has been stung by a scorpion and Kino and Jua ... his family, and village are at the bottom of the social structure in La Paz. When Kino and Juana's baby, Coyotito, is stung by a deadly scorpion the family has to walk all the way to the doctor (when ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Television Report Write a report on a drama programme which has screened over the last 5 years.

f two parents who work hard to keep the bills paid and try to control four bickering brothers and a baby boy. They are "holding on until the last one turns eighteen." The whole story is written from M ...

(6 pages) 42 1 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Yellow Wallpaper"

What?"The Yellow Wallpaper", begins with the central character, Jane, who has just given birth to a baby boy. Even though for most mothers a newborn child is a merry time, for some, like Jane, it beco ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Al Capone

that both of them were 20 years old, but Al was only 19 and Mae was 21 years old. Later they had a baby boy they named Albert Francis, but he was always known as Sonny. In Al's spare time he enjoyed ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Billie Jo - "Out of the Dust": A book written by Karen Hesse.

irsty. Billie Jobrought a pail of kerosene, thinking it was water, mom drank it. She gave birthto a baby of flames. Dad left to a city called Guymon and used the emergencymoney, that should have been ... y, that should have been used for mom, to buy drinks like liquor.Dad’s sister came to take the baby boy and raise it up. But she was too late, on her way to Billie Joe’s house; the baby died ...

(2 pages) 2691 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


a man purchasing a gift silently contemplates a toy fire engine or race car. On the birth of a new baby girl, the new grandmother whispers to her son, " are you going to try for a boy soon?" In an As ... you going to try for a boy soon?" In an Asian country side where the land is overcast with green, a baby girl cries as the nurse holds her over the churning river, ready to drown her, and on the Indon ...

(10 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ora. The floods were too deep for Apollo to make evaporate with the light. Hera's brother had a new baby boy, and she thought her husband, Zeus should make him into a god. After twenty years the flood ...

(1 pages) 482 0 1.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A Degree In Medicine

ision, which was very interesting. I had never seen anything like that before. First, they gave the baby boy some painkillers and then they clamped him down and put a blanket over the rest of his body ... That was interesting and the mom handled it really well. I saw a lot of sad cases where the newborn baby was in a glass box with tubes coming out because it was really sick. Some of the children had n ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


ery religious preacher and her mother Melena was a lonely promiscuous woman. Melena had hoped for a baby boy, but instead she delivered a baby girl. Before Elphaba was born, the time dragon clock pred ... he household, since Frex was out preaching most of the time. Since the nanny was taking care of the baby, Elphaba had to spent most of her time looking after Nessorose. She also had the responsibility ...

(10 pages) 21 0 1.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays