Essays Tagged: "fates"

Frederick Douglass' Dream for Freedom

e most secret truth about himself. From then on, he accepted abolition for what it was and rode the fates.The truth he learned about abolition was that it was a white enterprise. It was a fight betwee ...

(5 pages) 196 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Iphigenia, examines the relationship of religion in the classic tradgedy Iphigenia, and also includes modern day examples of religious corruption

The gods do not affect the fates of the characters in Iphigenia. The gods do serve other purposes though. For instance, the god ... ly makes his power play. Regardless of these roles that the gods play, they still do not affect the fates of the characters, the characters themselves affect each others fates, merely using the gods t ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Title:Aggressive and Passive. Compare characters in the Handmaid's Tail between Hamlet. Offred is aggressive while Ophelia is passive

to a baby. Ophelia is also a weak woman in "Hamlet" play. She has no power over anybody. But their fates in the end are quite different. Offred succeeds in escaping from the dystopian socityGilead, w ...

(2 pages) 85 1 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Crucible, By Arthur Miller.

life, or tell the truth and die an honest man? John Proctor must decide between these two horrible fates, as a once sane Christian town falls down around him, and all faith in God is lost.The Crucibl ...

(6 pages) 121 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Human struggle for power in Genesis and Exodus

n, and greed.In Genesis, man and woman disobey God. They believe that they should control their own fates, and thus fail to heed God's commands. Because they ate the fruit for the Tree of Knowledge of ... man by punishing man for his mistakes and limiting the control that humans can have over their own fates.An example from Exodus in which human disobedience and greed lead to divine interference is th ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

How effectively does de Bernieres manipulate the stories of classical Greek mythology to create a modern legend in Captain Corelli's Mandolin?

liad with the novel-like storytelling of the Odyssey to create a three dimensional insight into the fates of his characters.Louis de Bernieres, like Homer, is in essence re-writing history, and the no ...

(12 pages) 87 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

This essay examines the idea of fate in Shakespeare's play Macbeth, and attempts to show that the characters acted of their own free will, not due to the wishes of some higher being.

o unfold, and nothing you can do will change the way it unfolds. Instead, there are always several "fates;" the one that eventually comes about depends on choices you make along the way. Sometime in h ...

(3 pages) 26 0 2.0 Mar/2003

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

Divine intervention dealing with Greek myths, especially The Odyssey and The Iliad.

yths so frequently referred to. In Greek literature, the gods play an immense role in the lives and fates of the mortal dwellers of the earth. As one examines the gods throughout the myths and epic po ...

(6 pages) 118 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A comparison of the characters in the poem (by Samuel Pepys) and short story (written by Elizabeth Bowen) both entitled 'Demond Lover'.

both cases the women involved must deal with the mental struggle of deciding on or preventing their fates, the poem and the story end on bad notes, one with death and the other with something seemingl ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis of "To An Athlete Dying Young" By A.E. Housman

g Young The poem To an Athlete Dying Young by A. E. Housman is a piece about one of the most tragic fates. That fate, of course, is dying at a young age. The first thing that must be determined is who ...

(3 pages) 147 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"To An Athlete Dying Young" A.E. Housman.

"To An Athlete Dying Young"Dying young is considered by most to be one of the most tragic of fates. The specter of things undone and a life unlived haunts the funeral and colors the grief to an ...

(1 pages) 80 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

How is sex determined in Drosophila and Humans?

t of. Each cell is assigned a fate by the information encoded in the DNA of the organism, and these fates vary according to the location of the cell in relation to the original zygote cell. Protein si ... here this fate, once decided, is irreversible.The regulatory decisions that determine developmental fates may occur at any level in the processes that transfer information from a gene to its protein p ...

(8 pages) 57 0 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

"Heart Of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad.

at there is an abundance of religious imagery throughout the novel (Garden of Eden, the Buddha, the Fates, the Snake). There is also a very large role of the use of light and darkness. The battle betw ...

(16 pages) 150 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Fire and Ice" by Robert Frost.

me say in ice. In that statement, Robert Frost believes that the world will end in one of these two fates. Literally, fire could possibly end the world, for fire destroys. On the contrary, ice could e ...

(2 pages) 186 1 4.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Cyberspace and Ethics and Issues.

u would not yell out "FIRE!", if in fact there were none. This could lead to disastrous endings and fates of many innocent people. The same goes for cyberspace. Some material can hurt or destroy a per ...

(6 pages) 243 2 4.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Title: "Earth's First Hero." This essay explains how ultimately Adam is the hero of Paradise Lost.

m and Eve from the Garden of Eden is the final resolution of the epic heroic verse. In Book IX, the fates of Adam, Eve and Satan disguised as a serpent finally clash. First, Eve is seduced by Satan, a ...

(4 pages) 58 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

James Joyce is a complex writer. Through my analysis of his short story The Boarding House, underlying meanings are exposed. Emphasizing a woman's (mrs. mooney's role) in a chauveenistic society.

House," mothers are presented as dominating, manipulative figures that are in control of their own fates and the fates of those surrounding them. Mrs. Mooney has taken upon herself the role of the do ... he mother's in Dubliners manipulate their daughter's lives so the young women relive their mother's fates (Walzl, 45)."The Boarding House" is convoluted with motives and manipulations. Mrs. Mooney inv ...

(5 pages) 69 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Transcendentalism in Beowulf and Antigone

ra were treated almost as if they are friends to the people, or advisors; the gods controlled their fates and the uncontrollable, but the people were still very individualistic. As time progressed for ...

(8 pages) 51 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Twisted Fate, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet, one of his most famous plays, two youngsters have been fooled by their miserable fates. Their encounter is a predestined mistake that they cannot rectify after they have fallen in l ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

The Invincible

Long ago the God Perpiplaneta lived high upon mount Olympia. As the fates spun their threads over countless ages, Perpiplaneta began to feel an urge to cast aside morta ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies