Essays Tagged: "Exile"

Justice in the Orestia. A look at the contrasting views of justice in Greece, and the transition to a deliberative for of justice.

riking down his mother, in violation of the sacred tenant of kinship. 'But I came back, my years of exile weathered--killed the one who bore me, I won't deny it, killed her in revenge.' (Eumenides lin ...

(6 pages) 194 1 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Shakespeare - real or not?

hakespeare of Stratford-on- Avon never wrote the plays and poems." (Hoffman 27)Crime, guilt, fraud, exile, hate, deceit, and murder are all woven into this shroud of authorship that hides the identity ...

(9 pages) 154 0 3.9 Jan/1996

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

why koreans came to usa

19th century the USA received it's first refugees from Korea, three pro-Japanese activists seeking exile after an unsuccessful attempt to over throw the government. (Moynihan 45) They were followed b ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Loneliness in the novel "Of mice and Men"

The Feeling Only the Lonely could Feel Loneliness is the core of a broken soul. It feeds on exile and hate. It engulfsdreams, pleasures and certain futures. Those who live with loneliness ever ... is one of the loneliness characters in the book and it is because of prejudicethat he suffers this exile. The fellow workers on the Ranch cause Crooks not to be a partof their group because of the ra ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.0 Feb/1997

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

Voltaire, Author and Philosopher

year.In 1726 Voltaire insulted a powerful young nobleman and was given two options: imprisonment or exile. He chose exile and from 1726 to 1729 lived in England. While in England Voltaire was attracte ... before of his death. Ferney soon became the intellectual capitol of Europe. Throughout his years in exile Voltaire produced a constant flow of books, plays, pamphlets, and letters. He was a voice of r ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.9 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

A Whisper of Change. Speaks of Nikolay Gogol's novel, "The Overcoat"

against the evils of the Russian government. Heused symbolism to prove his points, and often risked exile by his own government forexpressing such radical views. Many different objects in The Overcoat ... l's believe that some will not be satisfied under a democraticrule.Nikolay Gogol was able to escape exile from his country only by hiding hisopinions through the use of symbolism. No one will ever kno ...

(4 pages) 142 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Clinton Foreign Policy

i will also be discussed. Theproblem in Haiti was the pro democratic elected president Aristide was exile from Haitiduring a military coup. Several issues arose out of Haiti after the exile of Aristid ... had made clear theirintent to construct in Haiti a version of democracy that left the president in exile but withan Aristide - appointed prime minister and cabinet. This tortured scenario was doomedt ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Community Policing

crimes are defined and punished pursuant to statutes. Punishments may include death, imprisonment, exile, fines, forfeiture of property, removal from public office, and disqualification from holding ...

(5 pages) 231 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is an analysis of the poem "The Same Moon Above Us", by Pittsburgh native and current New Jersey resident Gerald Stern.

s immediately preceding and following the death of Christ. In 9 A.D., Augustus Caesar sent him into exile for unknown reasons to live in a primitive town called Tomis on the Black Sea. For seven years ... does a dance/ because of the dirty ice and the leather boots" (111-113). After choosing a temporary exile, to understand the plight of the indigent, of the emotionally bankrupt trying to survive in a ...

(5 pages) 121 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explains Giuseppe Garibaldi's whole life. How he created the Thousand men army and how he expanded

e. He became a hero by supporting his country against Austrian and French forces. During his second exile, he lived in North Africa, Peru, and the United States. He returned to Italy in 1854 when Cavo ...

(1 pages) 45 1 2.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Crito by Plato, why Socrates should escape, why Socrates shouldnt escape.

s on thosearguments which address justice and the state. I will also discuss Socrates' concern that exile would lead to a painful afterlife.Socrateshas three arguments for remaining in Athens and faci ... liged to keep his agreement with Athens, he will notbe shunned in Hades for his decision to embrace exile.In order to determine if Socrateshas really entered into a just agreement with Athens, we must ...

(6 pages) 124 0 2.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe Okonkwo's internal struggle

the limit are: the death of his adopted son Ikemefuna, his eldest son becoming a Christian, and his exile from his tribe for seven years.The first major mishap in Okonkwo's life occurs when his adopte ... h the religious side of the tribe.The final event that drives Okonkwo to the edge is his seven year exile from his tribal village. The reason Okonkwo is exiled for seven years is that at a ceremony, h ...

(4 pages) 141 1 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Essay about Magwitch from Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations."

the kind man hidden behind his rough exterior. Magwitch took great pride in Pip while he worked in exile to make him a fine gentleman.In the beginning of the novel, Magwitch is presented as a ravenou ... ad luck. If Magwitch had received a fair chance, he would have been given a chance to succeed. Once exiled, Magwitch worked hard to give Pip the chance he never had. A lonely and frail man in the end, ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hemingway's Juxtaposition at the junction

nd Madrid. The time is probably the early or mid-1920's, when the post-war "lost generation" was in exile. It is fitting that Hemingway should choose, as a setting for his story a junction--that place ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Human Wisdom and Virtue in Plato's Apopogy.

gainst the people who are condemning him. However, in the Crito Socrates is in his cell waiting for exile and does not want to go against the laws and would rather be put to death than to be unjust. W ...

(5 pages) 154 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Comparing "Blue Winds Dancing" with "Lunch Counter sit-ins"

wn upon. From segregation intransportation, education, and public facilities, to having returned in exile to one'svillage, they both represent a time unforgotten.The story "Blue winds dancing" is a sh ... ciety", as he refers to it as, tom decides he would be better off almost giving up and returning in exile to his village of origin, which is exactly what he does.The Lunch Counter sit-ins mainly deal ...

(9 pages) 50 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

"Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.

ds of years of unviolated and untouched tribal existence, Okonkwo returns after just seven years of exile to find his village almost unrecognizable. Similarly, his fellow villagers didn't seem to reco ...

(4 pages) 88 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Prophet Ezekiel.

of the writing, Babylon was a leading political power as a nationand one action of theirs was to exile the people of Judea in order to keep a tighter grip on their power. As the exile went on, Jeru ... exile went on, Jerusalem and the Temple in the city were destroyed with the Judean people still in exile with little hope or thought of redemption left.Ezekiel himself was a priest and temple wor ...

(5 pages) 62 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Dante Alighieri importance in literature and how did his work reflected "the spirit of the Renaissance".

number of significant public offices at a time of great political unrest in Italy. In 1302, he was exiled for life by the leaders of the Black Guelphs, the political faction in power at the time. All ... Divine Comedy, and consisting of three books: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso) was done after his exile. He completed Inferno, which depicts a symbolic journey through Hell. Dante roamed from court ...

(3 pages) 87 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Shakespeare's "As You Like It" and "Twelfth Night".

the exposition of As You Like It, we discover that Rosalind's father the Duke of Burgundy has been exiled by his brother Duke Frederick. Even though Rosalind is initially permitted to stay because of ... aughter Celia, the Duke's allowance is quickly revoked and Rosalind is forced to join her father in exile in the forest of Arden. Since it would not be safe for a woman to travel unaccompanied the wis ...

(6 pages) 71 0 5.0 May/2003

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