Essays Tagged: "Envy"


Encylopedic Dictionary of the English Language, "jealousy is a state of fear, suspicion, revenge or envy caused by a real or imagined threat or challenge to one's possessive instincts. It may be provo ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.3 Jan/1997

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

Hotspur and Harry

is envious of Northumberland for having such a son:'a son who is the theme of honours tongue'.' in envy that my Lord Northumberland should be father to so blest a son'.The King feels that Hotspur rem ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.6 Sep/1995

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

Justice in the World

ak about is personal justice.Blessed are those reared in a household innocence of the deadly sin of envy. Their lives will be tormented by a grinding resentment that they are not beautiful, or famous, ... now peace of soul. The injustice of equality 10/15/93The point of this statement is not to say that envy makes equality. When we wish for 'personal equality' with people, we wish to deny what we reall ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Reflections on liberation in Buddhism

on Liberation1) Right understanding [12]In following this path one would not experience feelings of envy or arrogance2) Right thought or motives [15]Kindness towards the unenlightened brings a selfles ...

(1 pages) 56 1 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The Significance of Color in The Great Gatsby

description of characterization and setting.In literature, green is often used to symbolize money, envy, and in Gatsby, Jay Gatsby's love for Daisy Buchanan. Fitzgerald most often used green to repre ... Buchanan. Fitzgerald most often used green to represent old money. This is a factor in Jay Gatsby's envy of Tom Buchanan's possessions, especially Daisy, and the people of old money who come to his pa ...

(2 pages) 107 0 4.3 Mar/2002

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

The downfall of Madame Loisel in Maupassant's 'The Necklace'

Jealousy and envy are among the greatest of sins and have been the down fall of many. Maupassant's 'The Necklace' ... fall of many. Maupassant's 'The Necklace' is the story of a woman who is overcome with jealousy and envy. Mathilde Loisel feels she has been cheated by life from all of the wonderful things it has to ... heated from all of the good things in life that she felt she deserved. This overwhelming feeling of envy cast a shadow throughout Mme. Loisel's life as she found out that things are not always as good ...

(3 pages) 145 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A review of "A Seperate Peace" by John Knowles

't come to grips with the idea that a person of Finny's stature would want to be his friend. Gene's envy grew to a point where he was willing to severely injure Finny for being too perfect. Unfortunat ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Wind in His Sail

nd rough seas, whohas accomplished everything there is to accomplish in Canadian sailing. He is the envy ofevery young sailor and child. They wish, aspire, and dream to be like Cobi."Hii Cooobiii," wi ...

(3 pages) 45 1 4.7 Oct/1996

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

The American Dream This essay is about the American Dream throughout the years of American history.

t means to have the idealistic country so people could admire and take after. To have every country envy us yet not despise us. The dream is that America has to be superior to the world and that our f ...

(4 pages) 407 2 3.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

In the novels Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story, and Snow Falling on Cedars different factors in society contribute to the destruction of love

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. Its not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily ang ...

(11 pages) 59 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Individualism and how it is evident in Ralph Waldo Emerson's story "Self Reliance".

and what you are, and you should neither change yourself nor imitate others. He further says that "Envy is ignorance." (Emerson p. 867) This ties up with what you have and how you feel about it. If y ...

(3 pages) 138 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The civil war in America; Its place in history.

years before the outbreak of the Civil War the United States had become an object of anxiety or of envy to many, of wonder and curiosity to all mankind. Their prosperity, attached by a thousand benef ...

(28 pages) 272 2 4.5 Dec/2002

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

Booker T. Washington

ome slavery and make something of himself. Mr. Washington had the same thoughts as any other slave, envying the white man, and never turning negative items into positive so they might benefit him late ... n the world today, no even if all the odds are against you."In later years, I confess that I do not envy the white boy as I once did. I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the p ...

(3 pages) 67 2 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

A response to a paragraph in Oedipus

solved the famous riddleAnd towered up, most powerful of men.No mortal eyes but booked on him with envy,Yet in the end ruin swept over him.The first half of the ending of the Sophocles shows the risi ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jan/2003

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

It has been said that Tennessee Williams' plays are 'full of hate, anger and envy'. How far is this true in scene three of 'The Glass Menagerie'?

For a play to be full of anger, hate and envy implies that there is no room for other emotions such as happiness, sympathy and sadness. It im ... d that the audience feels no other emotions reflected from the characters other than hate anger and envy. This is true to some extent. In scene three of 'The Glass Menagerie' (set during a blazing row ... lthough both Tom and Amanda are the victims to anger in this scene, it is mostly Tom that expresses envy. He spits out his words, 'What I'm doing, what I want to do', emphasise the words to such an ex ...

(10 pages) 76 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay describes the importance of characters in the Novel Beowulf. It also describes the importance of foils in the writing of a story.

ferth, son of Ecglaf's, spoke contrary words. Beowulf's coming, his sea-braving, made him sick with envy..." (35), after this Beowulf would go on to disprove all of Unferth's accusations. This shows t ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Julius Ceasar's life.

aesar admired and studied the two most successful Roman's of his day, Pompey and Crassus. With this envy and his military genius Caesar was determined to leave his mark in the world. Caesar won power ...

(6 pages) 79 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Secluded Sand" .

y looked around, smiling. Exactly what he needed! Quiet place to get some rest. Most men could only envy the way he influenced women, but he thought it was rather boring. Really awful to have all thes ...

(13 pages) 36 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

John Steinbeck's "The Pearl" and "Of Mice and Men".

a wealthy character in either novel that possesses virtuous qualities; we are bombarded with greed, envy, hate and all things evil regarding particularly prosperous characters. Shown in a very real an ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.8 Apr/2003

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

Literary Response Essay (The Club, David Williamson).

ingly simple Australian comedy is a serious indictment of our life and times.Selfishness, jealousy, envy and greed. These are the images portrayed by the characters of 'The Club'. In essence, they are ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama