Essays Tagged: "devotion"

Meaning of death in Hinduism

found its dominance over four segments of Hinduism: Vedic sacrifice, the way of action, the way of devotion and the way of knowledge.When Hinduism originated as a religion it was mainly concerned wit ... ors with food and means of sustenance in the kingdom of Yama (the afterworld). As a result of their devotion people expected certain favorable influences in their lives, such as good fortune and yet b ...

(8 pages) 225 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Heart of Darkness- Joseph Conrad- explores truth in the novel

Conrad represents this as mans failure to speak the truth when faced with an ugly reality.Marlow's devotion for the truth is apparent and describes a lie as "biting into something rotten"(pg.45). As ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Poem of The Cid

e life to following what he feels are God's wishes. The mostnotable occasion where El Cid shows his devotion to his faith is in the first verse. As El Cid isbeing exiled he said, 'I give Thee thanks, ...

(3 pages) 56 1 2.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Love & Sexuality

'wrong' things and trying to fix them.What are some signs of love?Making sacrifices is one sign of devotion to another person. When you care about someone, you have to give a little. It all comes wit ...

(2 pages) 143 0 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This essay is a brief analysis of Niccolo' Machiavelli's most famous treatise, "The Prince", written in 1513

e presents this work specifically to "Lorenzo The Magnificent", son of Piero Di Medici as a gift of devotion but the underlying reason was to influence the powerful Lorenzo to reinstate NM's employmen ...

(4 pages) 191 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Humanism, a word of many meanings

te confusing if you don't know what kind of humanismsomeone is talking about.Literary Humanism is a devotion to the humanities or literary culture.Renaissance Humanism is the spirit of learning that d ... best sense, religion may inspire dedication to the highest ethical ideals. Thecultivation of moral devotion and creative imagination is an expression of genuine'spiritual' experience and aspiration.B ...

(6 pages) 252 1 2.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Tale of Two Cities: Charles Dickens --The theme sacrifice in the book

y devotes her life to Lucie, and her well being which is shown when Mr. Lorry describes Ms. Pross's devotion, "there is nothing better in the world than the faithful service of the heart; so rendered ... ed to Lucie. She does everything she can so that Lucie can have the best possible life. Ms. Pross's devotion is demonstrated once again on page 92 when she is described as, "one of those unselfish cre ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What Goes Around Comes Around. Speaks of "The Black Cat," by Edgar Allan Poe

s animal friends as "unselfish" and their love as "self-sacrificing" illustratingto the readers his devotion to them for their companionship. The author uses foreshadowing in thestatement "we had bird ...

(5 pages) 94 0 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Lady Macbeth, A Wife in Support of Her Husband. Speaks of "Macbeth" by Shakespeare

bitious for the throne, so is Lady Macbeth driven to assist him. All of her actions are done out of devotion and allegiance to Macbeth.Throughout the play, the character of Lady Macbeth is developed t ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

William Faulkner - The Sound and The Fury; this is comparison between the innocent and experienced characters in this book.

harmless person in the book. His mind and heart are like that of a young child's; he has the utmost devotion to his sister, Caddy, and it is his innocence which prohibits him from understanding what g ...

(6 pages) 112 1 4.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An analysis of "True Love" by Judith Viorst An essay about a poem which talks about love and what a marriage is really like. I'm sure this could be improved, I'd appreciate any help.

because love does not simply imply feelings of passion, but of fondness, friendship, affection and devotion. The wife puts on make-up and watches football games just to please her husband out of love ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sir John Alexander Macdonald

hem and their problems. Showing humility, Mr. Macdonald considered himself as one of them*. And his devotion to helping these people is shown by his life course, to which even his opponents admitted ' ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why does Gladstone decide to join the Liberal party (England) in 1859 and what does he have to contribute to Liberalism?

olonial secretary 1845, were no less important. Peel's mastery of government administration and his devotion to duty and economic liberalism made a deep impact on the style and substance of Gladstone' ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Love and sex in Geoge Orwell's novel 1984

d man, and between man and woman"(220).To train the citizens of Oceania for complete submission and devotion to Big Brother and the Party the family bond has been completely devalued, as "No one dares ... rty has managed to wedge itself between one of the most powerful instinctual bonds to turn parental devotion into fear and children into faithful machines of the Party as an extension of the Thought P ...

(4 pages) 71 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison and contrat of the characters Macduff and Roland. thier points of similarity and difference. How they understand duty and their relationship with God and thier eartly king.

Shakespeare's Macbeth. Roland and Macduff both seem to be the essence of loyalty, even though this devotion leads them down two very different paths.Also connected to this theme of loyalty, vassalage ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.5 Dec/2002

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

Great Gatsby is a tragic hero

to be defined as a tragic hero, he must be noble in character. Jay Gatsby demonstrates this in his devotion to Daisy Buchanan, whom he has been preparing for a re-encounter with for the past 5 years. ... es her, everything he does is for her, and there is no characteristic more noble than true love and devotion.The very denotation of a tragic hero is a noble person with a tragic flaw which helps to br ...

(4 pages) 94 0 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Live and Love

ceted topic that conceivably we are bound to bask in it from the cradle to the grave.Love is mutual devotion and everlasting passion; love is a powerful stimulus instilling each creature with vigor an ...

(2 pages) 109 2 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Analysis of Robert Hayden's poem "Those Winter Sundays"

y the regret the speaker shows when he says things like, "No one ever thanked him"(5). The father's devotion is seen in lines 3-5, "with cracked hands that ached from labor in the weekday weather made ...

(2 pages) 206 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Chivalry, Politically Incorrect? Who would have thought that chivalry, a sense of justice, and honor above all else would be accosted by a modern society and the legal system?

ght that chivalry, the idealization of virtue, military courtesy, a sense of justice, unconditional devotion, and honor above all else would be accosted by a modern society and the legal system? Who w ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Discuss the sexual hipocrasy that runs rampant through the novel "Joseph Andrews" using the character of Mrs. Slipslop as the primary basis for your argument.

te use of language and her uncontrolled sexual impulses when combined with her undeniably misguided devotion to those of status make her the ideal comedic example of society's wrong doings.Mrs. Slipsl ... d exactly as a lady does to her sweetheart in a stage-play"Fielding also mocks Slipslip's misguided devotion to the class structure. The conversation between Slipslops and Lady Booby demonstrate that ...

(5 pages) 41 0 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers