Essays Tagged: "Curse"

"The Pearl" by John Steinbech

An essay on the novel, "The Pearl" Good use of descriptionsThe Curse of the OysterIn The Pearl, by John Steinbech, evil transforms certain humble citizens into env ...

(2 pages) 42 1 4.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Romeo and Juliet - The Capulet and Montague Fued

hough Tybalt of the Capulets is the most aggressive character on the stage, Mercutio's twice-spoken curse, "a plague a' both houses!" (III, i., ll.91, 106), makes it plain that the sides are equally t ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 Mar/2002

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

Industrial Revolution Essay in 1st person point of view. Speaking as a member of the house of commons, I explain the horrible working conditions, and why child labor was essential for the time.

rld. Unfortunately, many of our citizens are beginning to question our blessed industry as a hidden curse. Many feel that the industry we have so proudly built is leading to the downfall of our societ ...

(2 pages) 162 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Your Beauty, My Despair in "London" by William Blake

d so we ask ourselves the question, who does this truth look beautiful to."How the youthful Harlots curse Blasts the new born Infants tear, and blights with plagues the Marriage hearse"(lines 14-16). ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Pearl's Contribution to the Scarlet Letter

Hester's sin', adultery, because as she walks through town with hermother the other kids shout and curse at her. Pearl takes it in stride anddefends her mother and fends off the evil children. The ad ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Characterization of characters in Dostoevsky's novel "The Brothers Karamozov"

be called such. The only things that the members of this family share are a name and the "Karamazov curse," a legacy of base impulses and voluptuous lust. References to this tendency towards immoralit ... hom his son is in love.It is Alyosha, the youngest brother, that is most successful in escaping the curse of the Karamazovs. Miraculously, he is almost the complete opposite of his father; he is an ea ...

(12 pages) 81 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Role of Foreshadowing in Oedipus the King

`You are the curse, the corruption of the land!'. With these words, Tiresias, a blind prophet in `Oedipus The Kin ...

(5 pages) 147 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Essay on "The Scarlet Letter" by Hawthorne

rt from the other Puritans. The scarlet letter is indeed a blessing to Hester Prynne, more than the curse she believes it to be.The scarlet symbol of ignominy may have defiled Hester's public image, y ...

(5 pages) 147 1 4.4 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Why student athletes have become violently competitve. A Cause and Effect essay. Essay has factual evidence & reference to support.

ol sports, from parents! It's true, parents becoming so involved and excited in school sports as to curse at officials, other players, and even physically start fighting. In one incident of a Boston s ...

(4 pages) 298 0 4.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Religious Foundations in Judaism. It is is commenting on passages from the Bible that illustrate GOD's relationship with the Israelites and certain specific interactions between them.

your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed," said God. From ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Theme in Macbeth: "Fair is foul, foul is fair"

, Scene 1, 11-12). The witches meet again in scene three of act one. One of the witches discusses a curse she has placed on a woman's husband, because she refused to share her food. This display of ev ...

(3 pages) 90 0 5.0 Dec/2002

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

Under Jolly Roger This is about early American piracy.

pirate. They were called otherwise in Britain, in Spain and in the Caribbians."We are the men, the curse of the sea!"The term privateer could apply to an armed vessel, its captain or its crew. The ma ...

(7 pages) 56 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

this is a reaction essay to a section of the annals of america. It is a reaction to a speech by sammuell davies about fighting for one's country

Reaction Essay to "The Curse of Cowardice" by Samuel DaviesSamuel Davies, a noted Presbyterian educator in Virginia, early ... hands of the French and Indians at Fort Dunquesne in 1775, Davies delivered a powerful sermon: "The Curse of Cowardice" on a Christian's duty to defend his country. The fervor of Davies' appeal stimul ... ire sermon can be summarized in a single verse from the Old Testament, Jeremiah 48:10; which reads: Cursed be he that doth the work of the Lord deceitfully; and cursed be he that keepth his sword from ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is there is any conflict between different versions of Bible?

led, and those that may have an evil desire to alter God's word to his followers, are met with this curse: "...if anyone adds anything to what is written here, God will add to that person the plagues ...

(10 pages) 177 2 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling This is a book report describing the charcters, setting, plot, and other things.

otter is a thirteen-year-old wizard. He is famous Hogwarts and Diagon Alley for having warded off a curse from Voldemort, the most powerful dark wizard. Harry was left with a small lightening-bolt-sha ...

(4 pages) 114 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The importance of structure in "The Agamemnon" is a classic Greek tragedy written by Aeschylus.

amemnon is a classic Greek tragedy written by Aeschylus in which he entails the continuation of the curse on the house of Atreus in the time period following the end of the Trojan War and the return o ...

(6 pages) 69 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Dramatic Irony in Oedipus the King by Sophocles

he city of a terrible plague, he sets forth with a plan to track down the killer. Oedipus begins to curse the killer and vows:Oedipus: As for the criminal, I pray to God -Whether it be a lurking thief ... e of a number -I pray that that man's life be consumed in evil and wretchedness.And as for me, this curse applies no less (968)This is very ironic, as Oedipus is indeed, without knowledge of the truth ...

(2 pages) 147 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Woman's Curse?, Meredith F. Small, The Sciences, Jan/Feb 1999, pp. 24-29.

Summary PaperA Woman's Curse?"Why do cultures the world over treat menstruating women as taboo?An anthropologist offers a n ... anthropologist offers a new answer - and a challenge to Westernideas about contraception"A Woman's Curse?, Meredith F. Small, The Sciences, Jan/Feb 1999, pp. 24-29.In almost all mammals, menstruation ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The criminal, a choice or a curse?

d Alcohol abuse is passed down through genes. Genetics are hereditary traits and sometimes can be a curse depending on what the trait is. Besides the addictive gene there is something called behaviora ...

(3 pages) 83 2 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Midsummer Night's Dream themes on love.

r Indian boy to Oberon. Hermia was also a fool. She said, "For thou, I fear, hast given me cause to curse. If thou hast slain Lysander in his sleep, being o'er shoes in blood, plunge in the deep, and ...

(2 pages) 118 1 2.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream