Essays Tagged: "corpse"

The Personality Traits of Antigone

iven a burial with full military honors. To make matters worse, anyone that were to acknowledge the corpse of Polyneices would be given absolutely no support from the state and be severely punished. C ...

(5 pages) 149 1 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jim's sense of love and humanity in "Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain

ry Finn.The reader first becomes aware of Jim's sense of love and humanity when Jim discovers Pap's corpse on the houseboat:...But it didn't budge. So I hollered again, and then Jim says: "De man ain' ...

(4 pages) 69 1 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

A stylistic analysis of A Lyke-Wake Dirge

cold night, in a small house with a blazing fire and a candle burning. People are gathered around a corpse, and they sing the dirge.You can tell from the diction used, that this dirge was written a lo ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The religious symbolisms in The Sisters, by James Joyce.

obably as early as the eighth century - : "for I knew that two candles must be set at the head of a corpse". The auxiliary "must" implicates the obligation, the enforced aspect of religion, instutatin ...

(6 pages) 45 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lecture Notes on "Tell Tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe.

e of paranoia. The Old man is killed with the bed. Oediple scenarios: The Old man is killed and the corpse is buried under the floor - boards. The police come and he confesses, no Old man is found. WA ...

(1 pages) 152 4 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Red Harvest and S. S. Van Dine's Rules Is Red Harvest ruled by Van Dine's principles?

of the genre.The crime and its detectionIn S. S. Van Dine's opinion, a detective novel must have a corpse that has been murdered and the crime and the way it has been committed must be solved by tota ...

(4 pages) 20 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Corpse: Short story dealing with Alienation and Kafkaesque

The Corpse is a short story by Joshua Gonzalez aka NeonFx and it deals one of the the most important asp ... ts of the Kafkaesque: Alienation. In this same page i also included a short review of the story.The CorpseOpening his eyes, G. did not know where he was, did not know why he was lying on a cold floor. ... own, was in fact the face of the dead man in the alley from earlier that morning.Reflection on The CorpseThe Corpse was designed to demonstrate alienation as being one of the main aspects of the Kafk ...

(5 pages) 31 1 4.3 Feb/2004

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

Kafka and Alienation

(Please see The Corpse by Joshua Gonzalez aka NeonFx)Kafkaesque: AlienationTo be alienated is to be separated from a ... rther understanding of alienation you might want to read a very short story by Joshua Gonzalez, The Corpse. This short story tells of the complete alienation, in all forms, of a man. With the reason a ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tell Tale Heart

ike when the narrator pulled the heavy bed over the old man. Also when the narrator dismembered the corpse. The author emphasis the eye of the old man as being an evil eye. "The eye of a vulture-a pal ...

(1 pages) 72 0 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Night" by Elie Wiesel Comment on the final staement of Elie Wiesel's "Night".

God, whom his life has been tied for so long, (Pg.65) a man who has been transformed into a living corpse, separated from his dead soul, all that left inside the skin were death, horror and the indel ...

(1 pages) 122 1 1.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How do the protagonists in the plays Antigone and A Doll's House achieve self-determination in their respective plays? (A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen and Antigone, Jean Anouilh)

his would seem bizarre, to want to end one's life for the sake of a religious ritual on a sibling's corpse. In fact, it is rational. Antigone desires independence and freedom from external control. Sh ...

(6 pages) 122 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Chinese Views on Death and Dying Burial Techniques, Rituals and Beliefs of the Common Man

lines as to where the rites are to be performed, how the rites are performed (ritual bathing of the corpse), the dress of the attendees and the dead, the transfer of material goods on Earth to the dea ... ng for the Chinese. These mourning clothes are usually ragged, unbleached, unhemmed and white. 5The corpse must go through a series of cleansings and blessings before it is allowed to be buried. A rit ...

(11 pages) 128 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Characterise and assess Plato's theory of forms/essences in the first half of the Phaedo (up to 95e).

homeFloatest thou? -I am the image of swift Plato's spirit,Ascending heaven; Athens doth inheritHis corpse below.P. B. Shelley. (1)Plato's Phaedo is a work that stands proud amongst the great works of ...

(11 pages) 119 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Secret Sin- An essay about the appearnce vs reality of sin done in the book.

sdale is an example of a person who conceals his sin. Every day his spirit comes closer to a rotten corpse. Hester, because she openly displays her sin, is made spiritually stronger. Hawthorne's theme ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Symbolism in "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World"

e story "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is easy to see that the corpse of the drowned man could have symbolized several things, but after reading about the author t ... st forty after years of feeling "like an extra thinking "that he didn't count anywhere". Stephen thecorpse when alive might have felt like the author felt, and when he washed a shore he was than appre ...

(2 pages) 82 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


fethen finally melting away into darknessAll things are one on either side of infinitythe seed, the corpseI saw god split in two, the beings join hands:a life of balance is a life with constant comple ...

(1 pages) 59 3 4.7 Jul/2004

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

Analysis- Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead

ow is to undergo when her husband, she learns has been killed in battle. When they have brought the corpse home, her feelings was nothing too emotional and she never fainted out of sadness or never cr ...

(2 pages) 19 0 2.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Very sad and lonely poem about suicide

bloodless body,Save the emotions for one who can hear,For as they lower me into the silent earth,My corpse shall shed no tears.

(1 pages) 56 5 4.2 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Review of "Haiti: A Cigarette Burning at Both Ends" written by Marie Ketsia Theodore-Pharel

story starts with the disturbing account of how a trip to buy school clothes was interrupted by the corpse of a Haitian man who had soaked himself in gasoline and set himself on fire. The man was Hait ...

(1 pages) 22 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Moving Pictures By Terry Pratchett

rn in 1948 and is still not dead. He started work as a journalist one day in 1965 and saw his first corpse three hours later, work experience meaning something in those days. [...] Since then his book ...

(5 pages) 20 1 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers