Essays Tagged: "eternity"

Analysis of "Because I Could Not Stop for Death"

ould Not Stop for Death,' death is portrayed as a gentleman who comes to give the speaker a ride to eternity. Throughout the poem, Dickinson develops her unusual interpretation of death and, by doing ... a dash. Judith Farr believes that the dash seems to indicate that the poem is never ending, just as eternity is never ending (331). In conclusion, Dickinson's form helps the reader begin to comprehend ...

(8 pages) 471 0 4.4 May/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Bodily Resurrection and 1 Corinthians 15:42-54

istianity, asserted his beliefs on the nature of bodily resurrection in 1 Corinthians 15: 42-54. As eternity tends to last a long time, believing Christians (even agnostics such as myself) would likel ... will we all Oebe zapped' up into heaven? If we aren't zapped into heaven, will we remain living for eternity on this earth? Since in verse 52, Paul mentions the dead rising before the transformation a ...

(12 pages) 113 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Epitaph by Thomas Grey

orld. Their one and only sole purpose in this world is to waste space in the earth and rot away for eternity. Gray's style is very intriguing. He speaks of god and how there are certain things ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

What is Taoism?

not be seen. It exits by and through itself. It existed before Heaven and earth, and indeed for all eternity. The following was what Taoism is to Hua-Ching Ni, a Taoist. Taoism is also pronounced Dow- ...

(3 pages) 207 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Shakespeare 18

e is enforcing that his art is outside the world of time and to validate his point, he embodies the eternity of his lady\'s beauty through the permanence of poetry.In lines 1 to 9 of the sonnet, Shake ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.9 Mar/2002

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

This is an essay from Paradice Lost that talks about the pride that Satan possessed that ultimately lead to his permanant destination, HELL.

ts in the name of pride, he and all the other angles that followed his beliefs were sentenced to an eternity in Hell.Satan was saturated with pride. This pride was shown through the actions that he ma ... iant. Satan and his followers were captured by the lethal sin and choose to be a slave to pride for eternity in Hell.

(2 pages) 68 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The character Dante in "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri

y back to the straight path. Being on the right path in his lifetime would ensure hewould not spend eternity in such a miserable place. I believe the whole purpose of thisjourney into hell was to let ...

(2 pages) 167 1 2.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

One strange trip

ng drink. Another dream I had was where every five minutes the machine gave me a can from now until eternity.When I awoke I jumped up and turned around to see if any of the dreams were true. I quickly ...

(5 pages) 51 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Everything Ends

Jennifer stopped running through the forest after doing so for what seemed like eternity. She had no idea where she was, why she was here, or who was chasing her. All she knew was ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Hawthorne portayes two different ways of soliciting or being solicited by the devil "Young Goodman Brown" and "Rappacini's Daughter"

to be accepted, by the community, you had to be a member ofthe 'elect,' destined for a spot in the eternity of heaven. In order to be member of this elite group of 'selected' individualsyou had to be ...

(8 pages) 174 0 4.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Reoccurrences of Death in Emily DIckenson's Writings

ickinson's most famous poems. Death in this poem is translated as a woman's last trip headed toward eternity. This poem helps to characterize and relate to death on a more personal level. Dickinson ma ... presses importance is by ending the poem with a dash, stressing that it is a cycle that goes on for eternity, but when you die you go on to a heaven of some sort."I heard a Fly buzz-when I died," show ...

(4 pages) 239 0 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marvell's conception of time is ever changing in "To His Coy Mistress",

dvance of time. Time now becomes an enemy to be feared, an enemy who is closing down on us, and the eternity that he earlier facilated and requisite offerin to his mistress now becomes a vast desert. ... offerin to his mistress now becomes a vast desert. It is ironic that to understand "desert of vast eternity" we call on that very conception of the monotonous which we have failed to apply where it w ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Who is Prometheus?

with the Olympians. It is said that Prometheus was a god before Zeus ever took over his Throne of Eternity. Prometheus had no Roman name, only a Greek name, Prometheus. He was one of the few gods ... ausing him to have Prometheus shackled and taken to Caucasus Mountain. Here Prometheus would spend eternity bound in shackles where everyday Zeus' eagle would fly down and tear and Prometheus' flesh ...

(7 pages) 88 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Antogone written by Sophecles Ismene argues that it is hopeless to embark on a hopeless task. Antigone is furious.

er brother whom she loves. Antigone belives they have only little time to please the living but all eternity to please the dead. She strongly believes it is her duty and she will be defying the laws o ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Odyssey: Paper that highlights Odysseus's characteristics, Penelope's characteristics, and the hardships they faced.

Odysseus's legacy will echo throughout all eternity because, like all epics, it resembles the values of a specific society; values which are st ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Oedipus Rex (by Sophocles) analysis essay in the form of an interview (easily edited) includes quotes from the text and line references

t fear of the gods in the knowledge that one wrong move to offend them and they could be doomed for eternity. The tragedy of Antigone is that Creon knows he is defying the will of the gods, but his pr ...

(7 pages) 139 0 4.3 Mar/2003

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

English translation to the 5th and 6th song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Fantasy' CD.

important you are to me I regret not telling youSilently listening to you, watching you sleep still eternityI was just unable to let you knowIt's just those few simple phrases and yet I'm unable to sa ...

(1 pages) 34 0 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

persuasive essay arguing for physician assisted suicide, 481 words. includes disqualifications for opposing points of view, seperationg of church and state in america

ful businessman slowly bringing a gun to his head. Some see Romeo and Juliet uniting themselves for eternity though death. Others remember Lifetime Television Movies about women in their twenties who ...

(2 pages) 194 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

"Telling the Bees" by John Greenleaf Whittier.

s when he left it. The surroundings are all the same as when he last saw them, but it seems like an eternity since he last saw his love. The only things that he notices different are the beehives. He ... ct her from evil spirits who are jealous of happiness.Wedding rings are gold and plain, a symbol of eternity, and are worn on the left 'ring finger' because it was believed that a vein runs from that ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

"The Restoration of King Fisher" (a creative story on how two people save their king and kingdom).

In a land and a time that has ceased to exist in the minds of most men, there was a kingdom called Eternity (Eternity Plains was named in honor of this mythical land), ruled by King Fisher. The kingd ... o the kingdom. As for Queen Gwenivere and Sorceress Fallen, they were banished from the kingdom for eternity (although it is rumored that the former queen and sorceress are building an army to exact r ...

(5 pages) 30 0 3.5 May/2003

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