Essays Tagged: "dead men"

The pyschological results of war, using "Catch-22 by" Joseph Heller, and "The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane as examples from literature.

ar affects everything it touches. Whether it is the blood soaked land, the destroyed buildings, the dead men and women, or the living ones, war is a dreadful thing. Blood washes away, cities can be re ... men, or the living ones, war is a dreadful thing. Blood washes away, cities can be rebuilt, and the dead can be laid to rest but not forgotten. However the living soldiers must do just that. They have ...

(8 pages) 62 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of the protagonist's character flaw or error in judgment that causes his downfall in the story "Dead men's path" written by Chinua Achebe.

the books written on Africa were stereotypical reflections of a European view. One of his works is "Dead men's path" which is about a headmaster of Ndume Central School. The school is stationed in the ... hat they want even if you do not agree. In the story, the villagers believe the path led away their dead, allowed their ancestors to visit, and brought their children to be born. However, the headmast ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Decribing Forensic Anthropology in the book "Dead Men Do Tell Tales" by William Maples. Forensic anthropology is the examination of skeletal remains.

urnishing ideas and evidence to the world of the living" (Maples 33). This is a quote from the book Dead Men Do Tell Tales, written by Williams R. Maples, Ph.D. He is referring to bones and how many s ... a fairly new science that holds a bright future in crime investigating.Works CitedMaples, William. Dead Men Do Tell Tales. New York: Doubleday

(3 pages) 86 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

"The Lord of The Files" by William Golding.

ure who did not know the difference between yes and no, and was intent on finding the graves of two dead men and, "making signs to me that we should dig them up again, and eat them". In the story, Cru ... of such horrification that it makes you think of the rape of a woman. As Simon falls to the ground dead, he is described as beautiful and pure. The description of his death, the manner in which he di ...

(6 pages) 40 0 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

WB Yeats.

ntinuing conflict. These influences are apparent in the poems The Song of Wandering Aengus, Sixteen Dead Men, Easter 1916, The Tower and Sailing to Byzantium which reflect the influences of the mystic ... wherever green is worn" the people will not relent in their quest for independence.The poem Sixteen Dead Men also reflects the influence of the conflict in Ireland. In the first two lines of the poem ...

(9 pages) 108 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Basically this essay is a contrast/compare about William Wordsworths two poems "Expostulation and Reply" and "The Tables Turned". approximately 500 wrds.

.that light bequeathed to beings else forlorn and blind! Up! Up! And drink the spirit breathed from dead men to their kind." From what I take of it, Mathew is saying that William should be fortunate t ... I take of it, Mathew is saying that William should be fortunate to have the books written by these dead wise men, for that the poor and blind are unable to.In stanzas nine through twelve, "You look r ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dead Hearts : This is about a Poem, " NOT WAVING BUT DRWONING", was written by steve Smith

Dead HeartsThis essay is going to discuss the symbolic meanings of a poem written in both first and ... en in both first and third person, illustrating the misinterpretation of his emotion.In the poem a "dead man" is said to be "moaning", yet dead men do not make sounds. The dead man appears to be dead ... also says that his situation was also misinterpreted or completely missed. " Nobody heard him, the dead man.. I was much further out than you thought and not waving but drwoning:. The :dead man : app ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison Essay of "The Gilded Six-Bits & Dead Men's Path" Self titled essay For Love or Success

f the characters, Joe Banks, from The Gilded Six-Bits, by Zora Neale Hurston and Michael Obi in The Dead Men's Path, by Chinua Achebe.Joe Banks, the protagonist shows us a bright side of life. He is a ... Mr. Obi demonstrates his close-mindedness. When he refuses to listen to the village priest, saying "Dead men do not require footpaths," mentioning that the purpose of his school is "to eradicate just ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Mary Shelley's Dr. Frankenstein

Shelley. The resulting story of an obsessed scientist who creates life from the bits and pieces of dead men is one of the most famous in literature, but once filmmakers got their hands on it, the ama ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.0 Oct/2004

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

"All Quiet on the Western Front" by Paul Baumer

urn from the front. The cook doesn't want to give the survivors the rations that were meant for the dead men but eventually agrees to do so; the men thus enjoy a large meal. Paul and his friends visit ... of the shelling causes the buried corpses to emerge from their graves, as groups of living men fall dead around them. After this gruesome event, the surviving soldiers return to their camp, where they ...

(5 pages) 31 1 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Outline for potential essay on the effects of war using Steinbeck's The Moon is Down characters.

These horrible people! These coldpeople! They never look at you. They never speak. Theyanswer like dead men. They obey, these horrible people.And the girls are frozen." (Steinbeck 71).II. Colonel Lan ...

(1 pages) 20 1 0.0 May/2005

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

Savage Gardens

rebellion by the behavior of others. Nigerian author Chinua Achebe relates this in his short story "Dead Men's Path". The main character Michael Obi directly affects he tone and conclusion of this sto ... as well.In some ancient societies, teachings and beliefs do not allow for revisions. In the story "Dead Men's Path", Michael Obi's selfish, unyielding ideals drive the villagers to rebel. Ultimately, ...

(2 pages) 416 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Beach Burial, Kenneth Slessor Poem, analysis and poetic techniques

e. This particular statement works well with the beach scene featured in the poem and the amount of dead men continually sinuously into the beach. The line "the convoys of dead soldiers come" reinstat ... einstates this idea. Slessor also proposes that war is inevitable and always continue just like the dead men. Slessor's purpose of half rhymes also creates a standstill in the poem, the audience stops ...

(2 pages) 45 1 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Hiroshima 3

he looked for another boat to help ferry people across. He finally found one but the boat had five dead men laying in it. He somehow moved all the dead bodies out of the boat. I think that that would ... nk that that would be one of the worst things's ever. I don't know if I could pick up and move five dead bodies. It would haunt me in my dreams for the rest of my life. He then found a paddle and bega ...

(2 pages) 436 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Insight on necrophilia,whats t

opening a passage through the soul of a young woman, in order to humanize the inexplicable lust for dead flesh.What better way to translate imagination in its purest form than through the soul of a yo ... e the power to soften what would otherwise seem arch: "…he would push it into the penises of dead men to make them look semi-erect, and then he'd sodomize them". (p. 4). In society, the woman's ...

(3 pages) 949 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Subjective Bravery

tion alive, while the stupid ones don't. But that is a gross oversimplification: there are a lot of dead men who were very brave, and a lot of stupid ones who are still alive. Simply watching the tele ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Reflecting realities in Genet's Theatre

nly as a nostalgic memory of life in a sphere of dream and fantasy. Sarte observes that "Genet is a dead men; if he still seems to live, he does so only in that larval existence that certain people as ... he still seems to live, he does so only in that larval existence that certain people ascribe to the dead in their tombs. All his heroes have died at least once in their life."Genet plays with mirrors ...

(6 pages) 1240 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Critical Comparison Of The Role Of The Media During The War In Vietnam And World War 2.

rty iron mouths, a flood of smoke and flame. The flight was marked by instant gaps in our ranks, by dead men and horses, by steeds flying wounded or riderless across the plain.' (Knightly 2002)This st ... ne by highlighting the heroism of the British soldiers and rescuers rather than reporting about the dead or wounded. This contributed to keeping morale high. (Portman 2007)In 1941 the U.S. founded the ...

(11 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts