Essays Tagged: "Chastity"

Trevor Huddleston

nastic community within the Church of England; he was professed in 1941 taking the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.In 1943 Father Huddleston was sent by the Community of the Resurrection to So ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A controversial essay about abortion with the view of despising abortion, and a little about some alternitives to abortion.

e" to the mother. Society has excepted abortion because it seems to eliminate the responsibility of chastity. In reality, they are only spilling innocent blood onto their hands. Murder is a capital pu ...

(2 pages) 313 1 3.2 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

El Dorado Explored: Explains how El Dorado was a utopia and what effect it had on Candide. It also explains how Eldorado is a counter for the evils of Europe.

nters throughout the story are corrupt and sexually promiscuous even though they have taken vows of chastity. El Dorado is a counter for all of the evils of Europe. He uses El Dorado rhetorically to c ... f prayer seem like pleading from beggars. Also an interesting point here is that in their religion, chastity is not required as part of holiness. Heads of families have the dual roles of leaders and p ...

(7 pages) 82 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Sexuality in the Victorian Era"

a society of little, if any, sexual openness. Britain became primarily Protestant and mores such as chastity or abstinence as well as sex with only one partner and other strict rules involving the rol ... stian church offered "the religious life": women and men pledge to a life of obedience, poverty and chastity. (Harrison, 1977, 122) Furthermore, laws were created by the British parliament in an effor ...

(7 pages) 180 3 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Unholy church. Who and how does Geoffrey Chaucer satirize in the Canterbury Tales and what is his opinion on the Church?

t of these characters is the Monk; a man who one must remember has vowed to lead a life of poverty, chastity and obedience. It can immediately be seen that Chaucer is not partial to the Church and the ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

A comparative essay on "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" with focus on the impossibility of fulfilling the chivalric code

purest knights to always stick to these conventions of courtesy, generosity, loyalty, consistency, chastity, poverty, valor and skill. In addition to these components of the Chivalric Code, a knight ... nd the Holy Grail as well as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight demonstrates the problematic nature of chastity. As Sir Galahad (Monty Python and the Holy Grail) is on his quest to find the Holy Grail, h ...

(4 pages) 93 1 5.0 Apr/2003

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

This essay describes women in china during the Qing dynasty

y was clearly the root virtue. Women, too, were expected to be filial, but by late imperial times, "chastity" (zhen ) received even greater emphasis as the foundational female virtue. Indeed, the Qing ... received even greater emphasis as the foundational female virtue. Indeed, the Qing rulers promoted chastity to the point where it became virtually a cult. The Han dynasty was a time when several impo ...

(9 pages) 111 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Ben Franklin.

, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, and humility. But it could not be achieved, for he had problems with humility. Though he w ...

(2 pages) 39 0 0.0 Sep/2003

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

The Corruptness of the Church and the Reformation.

the church became very corrupt. Itbecame a serious problem. Priest and nuns although taking vows ofchastity still sexual relationships. Popes including Innocent VII andAlexander VI fathered and raise ...

(4 pages) 126 3 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

How Does Shakespeare Portray Love in Romeo and Juliet?

er favour where I am in love". He is "in love" with Rosaline but she has sworn herself to a life of chastity and does not return Romeo's love. Shakespeare mocks Romeo's infatuation with the language h ...

(7 pages) 73 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Othello by William Shakespeare A discussion on the portrayal of women in Shakespeare's play Othello.

Shakespeare's play Othello is set in a time when women were supposed to have the characteristics of chastity, silence and obedience. A major theme of the play is jealousy, which the three women in the ... ! help! ho! help!The Moor hath killed my mistress! Murder! murder! (5.2.165-68).She also challenges chastity by pardoning women who cheat on their husbands saying that men "slack their duties" and "br ...

(5 pages) 164 1 3.0 Mar/2004

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

How does the film "Pretty woman", appropriate the Pygmalion myth to reflect the context of the time in which they were composed?

ed by his culture and religion. Pygmalion lived in a society which idealized perfection, beauty and chastity in women. However, the "corruption" of females caused him to despise them. The gods were gr ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Decriminalization of Prostitution and Recreational Drug

The nobility and chastity of males and females is protected in every religion. Every religion forbids unlawful acts i ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Fashion/ Style Changes occurred in the city Flappers

also constantly challenged the old-time morals and beliefs - the largest of which comes to mind are chastity and modesty. Young women were considered easy and immodest because their skirts weren't as ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Female Imagery in Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing".

n this play, Shakespeare demonstrates that women are objects, that their worth lies solely in their chastity and purity, and that women, on the whole, lack in personality. He further illustrates that ...

(5 pages) 69 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Tess of the D'Urbervilles" BY Thomas Hardy

edly, you will recognize that one of Hardy's major observations in the 19th century is the value of chastity and purity in women. This value is depicted vividly in "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" through ... s significance in 19th century society. Evidently, a detailed emphasis upon the value of purity and chastity in women is provided in "Tess of the D'Urbervilles", hence indicating to us that Thomas Har ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Powerpoint Presentation- Comparative Analysis: Sex Appeal in Dracula and its Appropriations

particularly through the character of Dracula.- Jonathon and Mina Harker are presented as models of chastity. Stoker avoids any overt treatment of the sexuality of these characters, choosing rather to ... nt influences Mina to become sexually adventurous. While Winona Ryder's Mina represents the purity, chastity, and propriety of the good Englishwoman, it is a state that she cannot fully sustain. In a ...

(3 pages) 63 1 3.0 Jul/2006

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

Theme of "One Flesh" by Elizabeth Jennings and theme of "Telephone Conversation" by Wole Soyinka

nts' passion as flotsam, to show that their passion grew cold. She also used a religious diction - 'chastity' to describe their love did not have any sexual intercourse. She also used a contrast image ...

(1 pages) 60 2 3.6 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

"Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys : Antoinette Cosway's stay at the convent

is enrolled in lessons at the Convent, where she learns to cross-stitch, and is also taught virtue, chastity, manners, and to be modest in speech and attire. She is given religious education and taugh ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

An essay examining gender roles in the child's fairy tale Red Riding Hood, or "Little Red Cap".

could also be perceived as sexually suggestive. It is arguable that the story could be viewed as a chastity tale, preaching the importance of young women staying away from smooth talking men who see ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology