Essays Tagged: "barren"


92, nineteen men and women, all having been convicted of witchcraft, were carted to Gallows Hill, a barren slope near Salem Village, for hanging. Another man of over eighty years was pressed to death ...

(12 pages) 211 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

Myth about why people are fat

to Foodisus. He had a problem because he couldn't find any food. Every field around his village was barren. Immediately Foodisus figured this was the work of Gluttoneus, but he wanted to investigate f ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Ozymandias - Power and Despair" by Percy Bysshe Shelley

s poem as well as many others.Under the immediate assumption that Ozymandias is the sculptor of the barren statues, one must realize that even kings cannot contain their passions and emotions. Ozymand ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Deals with the clash between the French and British (English) in the 1750s over the land in the Ohio Valley.

English?s to clear land for settlements, and the French?s to reap the benefits of land until it was barren, there was sure to be controversy. With both nations claiming the land to be their own, the s ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hemingway's Juxtaposition at the junction

paragraph in "Hills Like White Elephants" immediately pojects his readers into a landscape that is barren and uncomfortable. It is a scene so simple, yet so the vivid, that the reader physically sens ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is an expository essay on the short story "Wyoming: The Solace of Open Spaces," by Gretel Erlich. The essay is about how people in Wyoming are like compared to people who live in the city.

Wyoming, not just a barren state, but the home of a community"The solitude in which westerners live makes them quiet" (E ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"To What Extent Is Ralph Bunche's Vision For The International System The Best Benchmark By Which We Should Measure The Effectiveness Of The United Nations Today"

its challenges. The posterior part of the pyramid is green and the anterior part of the pyramid is barren, symbolizing peace in the U.S and tyranny in Europe (1). The closest manifestation of this gr ...

(4 pages) 103 2 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Our first Corroboree.

warm to think of chasing dinner. Bones of dead animals told us that nothing lives for long in this barren hell.My hair was in a rubber band, high on top of my head. The back of my neck was moist and ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

"Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Hurston.

n years old. "Janie had spent most of the day under a blossoming pear tree in the backyard.... From barren brown stems to glistening leaf-buds; from the leaf-buds to snowy virginity of bloom."(10) The ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A lame narrative story based on the game Everquest.

r task to defend our city from harm." I asked her "What is Halas?" She said "Halas is surrounded by barren arctic tundra. We've many foes. Among them are the orc trooper, ice goblins and the ever-pres ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.1 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Title - SUV's: Are They Really Worth It? This is an argumentive essay favoring anti-suv ideals. It deals with fuel consumption and safety issues.

They are everywhere. You can find them every place from traffic jammed city streets to barren rural back roads. They are large, boxy, and not very hard to miss. Since the early 90's, spor ...

(6 pages) 241 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

(1)the commercial and cultural changes faced by europe in the postclassical era.

ual life in ruins. This period was known as the dark ages because Western Europe was intellectually barren. People of the Middle East still considered Western Europeans as Barbarians at this time. Mus ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A poem written about love pulling you through hard times, letting yourself find comfort in love.

sses through the silvery dark cloudsAlabaster skin shiningI smileWhat a beauty you areThe trees are barren and twistedAnd yetI feel fullAbundantI stroke your raven hairSilky smoothYou take my hand lov ...

(1 pages) 109 5 4.5 Mar/2004

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

Setting in Wuthering Heights (By Emily Bronte)

to set the mood to describethe characters. We find two households separated by the cold, muddy, and barren moors, one bythe name of Wuthering Heights, and the other by the name of Thrushcross Grange. ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Judaism - sacred stories including parables

The second story was of a different type. It began not with watery chaos but with a desert, barren and trackless. Creation took place when Yahweh introduced water to the desert, so making clay ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An essay on Shakespeare's 12th Sonnet.

ld the violet past prime,4. And sable curls, all silvered o'er with white;5. When lofty trees I see barren of leaves,6. Which erst from heat did canopy the herd,7. And summer's green all girded up in ...

(6 pages) 58 1 4.0 Apr/2004

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


BarrenA Poem By: Lee A. ZitoAll she wants is a ringthere's one at Wal-martjust nine ninety five.She' ...

(1 pages) 75 4 4.5 Apr/2004

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

The Waste Land Section I: "The Burial of the Dead"

defeated Austrian imperial family). The woman mixes a meditation on the seasons with remarks on the barren state of her current existence ("I read, much of the night, and go south in the winter"). The ...

(8 pages) 85 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reality Conflict

"This can't be it, it just can't" I said to myself as I walked down the barren streets. I was unwilling to accept this reality; there must be something more. I had created ...

(4 pages) 95 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A diminished reflection on first love from an old age. This short story was written under timed exam conditions.

My sweethart 2375, that was her number, her diminishing identity. Her eyes lay barren unable to comprehend her surroundings. The hospital was hot and stuffy from the midday heat. ...

(3 pages) 64 2 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays