Essays Tagged: "commoners"

1984 and Animal Farm Compatitive Essay, both by George Orwell

In George Orwell's 1984 and Animal Farm, reality is defined by what the leaders tell the commoners it is, and the idea of individuality and free thought are abolished in order to preserve t ... timate supremacy by controlling the minds of the other animals, and by controlling the minds of the commoners, both Napoleon and the Party demonstrated that reality can be changed and manipulated to a ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jean Racine's play "Phaedra".

dy in the play and therefore, is the tragic hero.Distinguishing the persons of high estate from the commoners is quite simple and is an important first step in identifying potential tragic heroes. Hip ...

(5 pages) 124 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Vanity Fair" by William M.

different. Clever and ambitious Becky is born into poverty as the daughter of a artist and actrice (commoners of the lowest sort). She planed to marry Amelia's brother Joseph, but fails. She is in cha ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The French Revolution.

hole new phase in French history. The aristocrats lost much of their power and influence, while the commoners began to have more of a say in the affairs of the nation. This illustrates how, as John Mi ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Analisis of Henry IV by William Shakespear.

d win back a son that has forgotten all responsibility and stature with wasting time with the local commoners. His son, Prince Henry, has put off his future destiny as king but, as he explains in the ... es of the play. His character is light hearted, forgiving, but still possesses power over them. The commoners respect him not as just a prince but as a man who is willing to give up his noble status t ...

(4 pages) 52 0 5.0 Sep/2003

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

Mahayana Buddhism.

(Duiker and Spielvogel, 243). According to Mahayana Buddhism, Theravada teachings are too stern for commoners to handle and more favorable to the wealthy since they have the time, energy, and resource ... ccupations for religious activities (Duiker and Spielvogel, 243). So, Mahayana Buddhism was for the commoners; it provided hope for them to reach their Nirvana.Mahayana Buddhism also teaches that salv ...

(2 pages) 114 1 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Ambition of Hitler and Macbeth

uring the time of Shakespeare, the time of the Renaissance, many dukes, lords, thanes, monarch, and commoners were ambitious in gaining power. They all slew each other, even their own bloodline to gai ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.7 Mar/2004

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

Study guide on the early time periods of the united states, and how british ruled them leading to rebellions

y-Author of pamphlet Common sense - Thomas paine-To whom was the pamphlet written- American people, commoners-Author of declaration of independence - Thomas Jefferson-What are Jefferson's inalienable ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay on the trajic hero from julius cesaer

with Cassius and the conspirators regarding decisions about Antony and the oath, his speech to the commoners after Caesar's assassination and finally the outward circumstance regarding Titinius and C ... lines by reviewing his orchard soliloquy, discussions made with the conspirators, the speech to the commoners and the outward circumstance in the conclusion of the play. Brutus died because of his ide ...

(8 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Julius Caesar by Shakespeare, Funeral Oration Analysis

The stupidity of the commoners works to Marc Antony's advantage as Antony attempts to lead the common citizens into his w ... this seemingly insignificant object, Antony had once again successfully turned the mindset of many commoners.Another manipulative way Antony had of swaying the crowd was by taking a sentimental appro ... people and cried with them during wars and ambition should be made of sterner stuff. This makes the commoners question their judgement of who really was the ambitious one, especially since Caesar is t ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Task: In a well-organized essay, briefly summarize the King's thoughts and analyze how the diction, imagery, and syntax help to convey his state of mind.

eads with sleep for it to abandon its partiality and bestow upon him some rest, as it does upon the commoners. At the end of the passage, however, his indignation turns into resignation, as he realize ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Crusades: Reasons and Results

g to fight in the Crusades had more benefits than it had downfalls. Probably the biggest reason the commoners went to fight was to secure a place in heaven. Pope Urban the II told the people of Europe ... if they fought to reclaim the Holy Land they would go to heaven after they died. Other reasons that commoners fought in the Crusades were for the glory, the gold, and the women. If you went and fought ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Caesar the mighty biography

said he would do.Caesar began to shine and showed his leadership skills and became popular with the commoners. Pompey and Crassus deiced to work with Caesar so they to could become mighty. This contra ...

(4 pages) 38 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Coriolanus-Discussion of Volumnia

affect on Coriolanus. In fact, Volumnia is responsible for her son's arrogance and contempt of the commoners. She has taught him to regard the plebeians as "woollen vessels" and "things created/To bu ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Sep/2004

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

This essay is a Comparison of the French and Russian Revolutions.

e afraid due to the great armies and some due to the idea of their political situations spreading, (commoners overthrowing the government.)Both Russia and France began their Revolution lead by an abso ... overnment was formed which despised the church in both nations. Both governments were overthrown by commoners demanding more rights. During both revolutions many of the European nations feared the ide ...

(2 pages) 74 1 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

French Revolution . What were the major cause's effects of the revolution. Who impacted it most greatly.

created economic crisis to spur throughout the country. Royal mismanagement added to the revolt of commoners. Such impediments led to jeopardy of national stability, which soon became disastrous.As t ... he country began deteriorating, Louis XVI along with Marie Antoinette furthered themselves from the commoners and the gap between rich and poor dramatically increased. Clergy and nobility lived well w ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Louis XIV, his good, great, and bad habbits as ruler.

im of having bad aspects such as having homosexual habits, being anti-protestant, not understanding commoners, and following Colbert's mercantilist principles which did not have a solid basis. There a ... ic faith did not bring him religious allies from the Protestants. Finally he did not understand the commoners when he claimed that he was the absolute ruler or France. While there are many downsides t ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The political atmosphere during the civil war

more people started getting into politics. Most of thepoliticians were of different class then the commoners. They were of higher status andtheir appearances and demeanor were very formal. Ame ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2005

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

The Bastille became the focus of the opening of the French Revolution. Why?

s long as the State wanted . By the time King Louis XV1 was in power, the Bastille no longer housed commoners but generally held only two classes of people: writers whose work was considered treasonou ...

(5 pages) 26 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Common Ancient Egyptian Homes

e homes of the people of Egypt reflected their social status, as they do today. Most Egyptians were commoners, living in small, square shaped houses with few windows and flat roofs. In villages as fam ...

(5 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jun/2005

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