Essays Tagged: "Coffin"

Critical analysis of "Leningrad Cemetery" written by Sharon Olds. Essay uses college-level literary terms.

amatic pictures, using powerful imagery that forces the reader to see the despair of having to use "coffin wood for fuel." The poem shows the reader the "dead," the casualties of the "siege," and the ... into a desolate world, where even the "dead" cannot be properly laid to rest. Hunger prevails, and "coffin wood is used for fuel."The third line continues, the poem begins to shift, describing the "de ...

(3 pages) 107 0 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The King Must Die. Is Theseus to perfect to be a human being?

sthmus' current between Athens and Troizen. Theseus was losing strength and falling deeper into his coffin. Theseus had not sooner lost the struggle against the angry current as Poseidon lifted his bo ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Book report on "White Fang" by Jack London"

" starts out with 2 men and a group of 6 sled dogs traveling across the Arctic with a dead man in a coffin. This group was followed by a pack of famished wolves. Each night a female half wolf half dog ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cash. Paper on Faulkner's As I Lay Dying

ng on the board. It sounds like snoring,' (9). This quotation is a summation of Cash working on the coffin. Quotations such as these are thick in the beginning of the story. In fact, his work provides ... re also told of Cash's attention to the details. He is totally focused on his work. The work on the coffin is a metaphor for Cash's diligence throughout the novel. It becomes a template for many of Ca ...

(8 pages) 153 1 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Saying Goodbye" by: Tina Wang

s stone. You keep hoping she would suddenly sit up and is back to life. But she just lay inside the coffin. Slowly, the coffin is lowered into the hole for her coffin. People where starting to cover o ... e coffin is lowered into the hole for her coffin. People where starting to cover over on top of the coffin.That moment you stood staring at the coffin screaming to yourself,"stop it! Wait! Bury me in ...

(1 pages) 45 1 4.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Stranger by Albert Camus

g home where his mother's body is. The doorkeeper of the nursing home starts to open the lid of the coffin but Meursault stops him because he does not want to see his mother's body. Mr. Perez, his mot ...

(7 pages) 42 0 2.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a two page essay describing cleopatra's poltical strategies in egypt.

s to arrange a plan to get rid of Osiris. Seth then secretly measured the body of Osiris and made a coffin to fit his size. Seth threw a party and invited many people. Later on during the party he pre ... it his size. Seth threw a party and invited many people. Later on during the party he presented the coffin and said that anyone who could fit in this coffin shall have it. During this time coffins wer ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Symbols of escapism in the Glass Menagerie

he play.In the play Tom becomes highly pre-occupied with the magician and his ability to escape the coffin 'without removing a nail'. Tom's pre-occupation is as a result of his desire to escape his '2 ... eem the most likely to escape out of all the characters. The father's photograph and the magician's coffin are the two symbols of true escape. Only the magician and the father were able to escape thei ...

(3 pages) 121 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tennessee Williams: A Great American Author.

American AuthorThomas Lanier Williams, born in Columbus, Mississippi to Edwina Dakin and Cornelius Coffin Williams, became one of the nations greatest playwrights. He was born on March 26, 1911 in hi ...

(10 pages) 103 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Tennessee Williams.

26, 1911. His life started in the small town of Columbus Mississippi. Tennessee's parents Cornelius Coffin were a traveling salesman for a shoe company. Even Williams started writing at an early age, ...

(4 pages) 150 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Rene' Magritte, Surrealist Painter.

s of famous paintings, such as Madame Récamier de David in 1949. In this piece, an elaborate coffin is substituted for the reclining woman in the famous portrait by Jacques Louis David. Magritt ...

(1 pages) 46 0 2.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Composition II, Short Eassay on Edgar Allen Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher".

sole, remaining members of the time-honored Usher family. When Madeline "dies" and is placed in her coffin the narrator notices a strong resemblance between her and Roderick. Roderick tells his friend ... dies'. Roderick decides to entomb her temporarily in the vault beneath the house. As the lid to the coffin is sealed, Roderick's friend notices a faint blush on the chest and face of Madeline. After s ...

(2 pages) 41 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In under 10,000 words, write a snappy book with miniture chapters describing a story a person.

ng quietly, the rest just staring aimlessly into space.Shyanne Blake stared at the smooth pine wood coffin that her mother, Lizzy lay in. Her heart suddenly felt heavy wit sad emotional pain. She coul ... shouting back, "We have to work together, otherwise you and me wont be the only one's looking for a coffin!"Tiffany paused and seemed to be thinking, "Did you know that our mother's were related? Oh y ...

(35 pages) 124 1 4.4 Sep/2003

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

William Faulkner's "A Rose For Emily" The Character Miss Emily.

the death of her father, his photograph is given prominence to her house, and even rests above her coffin.When Faulkner describes Emily as an old woman, he mentions a gold watch she wears around her ...

(1 pages) 203 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Analyzing the play 'Dracula' at the Delaware Theater. Mainly opinion and proving opinions.

were some really cool lighting effects such as a large moon and red lights coming out of Dracula's coffin. There was fake fog and noise effects that helped make the original set look very spooky and ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

What does Capitol Punishment mean to me?

em the death penality all you would be paying for is the doctor, to make sure they are dead and the coffin and grave. I would think that would be a lot cheaper than letting them live. Maybe you can gi ...

(2 pages) 36 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

An Analysis of Marc Antony's Funeral Oration during Julius Caesar

Analysis of Marc Antony's Funeral Oration"...Bear with me; / my heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, / And I must pause till it come back to me." (JC III ii 47) Marc Antony's ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.3 Apr/2004

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

"If I..." Poem of love and death (Its like a life story, starting from teenage love to elderly love)

?If I said, "I love you", would you say it back?If I cried, would you hear?If when they closed your coffin, and I said goodbye, would you do the same?If I prayed at night for you, would you respond?If ...

(1 pages) 54 2 4.5 Jul/2004

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

More than sadness

What eye doesn't drop a tear for you ?That needs awelcoming chainThat urges you to say goodbye to a coffinThat asks to sew a soul***********DalalAnt said to the elephantGet up & massage meMake me ...

(1 pages) 55 2 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Moby Dick and the origin of "American hero"

ing off the spleen and regulating the circulation." His suicidal impulses make him pause in from of coffin warehouses. His bitterness and anger with the world make him feel like stepping out into the ...

(3 pages) 42 0 2.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American