Essays Tagged: "gain control"

Discusses the relationship between Mrs. Grose and the other Characters in "Turn of the Screw" by Solomon's

the Screw.' Mrs. Grose tries to remove the governess to getto Flora.Mrs. Grose will do anything to gain control of Flora, as she proved when shemurdered Peter Quint. He, along with Ms. Jessel, was to ... a way to eliminate her. Shedecides to drive her insane, and she uses the governess' hallucinations against her.Having read both Solomon's 'The Return of the Screw' and Mark Spilka's'Turning the Freudi ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905

In the late 19th century, European powers sought to gain control of east Asia. Because of the superior power of the westerners, East Asia was quickly do ... ning 'enlightened ruler'. During the Meiji period (1868-1912), western ideas and business contracts gained great acceptance from the Japanese Populist. The industrialization of Japan was a direct resu ... ccurate in aiming. With the development of the torpedo, the Japanese saw that an advantage could be gained if torpedo boats were used properly. They believed so much so in the torpedo boat that the Ja ...

(11 pages) 131 0 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Fight Club: The repression of masculinity and its effects on society.

The movie Fight Club is a story of one man's struggle to gain control over his life. His masculinity has become so repressed by his upbringing and society th ... e does not feel threatened by this. He does leave very abruptly, however after she kisses him. She again has the power and he cannot handle that. It is clear that something has changed in him because ... Narrator is the dominant one since he is the main character. However, upon watching the movie over again knowing that they are the same person it becomes easier to identify with Marla. She could be se ...

(10 pages) 302 1 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Crusades

pean Christians.The crusades started around 1095. The purpose of these crusades was to overtake and gain controlof the Holy Land from the Muslims. The Holy Land was Jerusalem and the Christians believ ... re they wouldmeet and regroup. They would attack the Turkish forces in Constantinople and hope to regaincontrol of the city.The large Christian armies talked to Alexius I Comnenus, the Byzantium emper ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

This essay is about the development of the King James Bible. It talks about how it was developed, who developed it, and why. It is cited and contains the works cited.

d. His thirty-seven years as king of Scotland provided him with adequate experience to successfully gain control of England (Vance). When he received the crown, his first order of business was to call ... ake a good one better, or out of many good ones, one principal good one, not justly to be excepted against, that hath been our endeavor" (Comfort).They had indeed accomplished what they had been assig ...

(7 pages) 91 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Short story based on the song "Crazy Game of Poker" by OAR.

"Hey Johnny!" I called to him.He looked very uncomfortable when I shouted out his name. He likes to gain control by making everyone else fearful, which is the reason for him dressing in black with mos ... be then things would be different and no one will ever have to say good-bye to another Johnny ever again...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Kozara Mountain, Details the history of this mountain located in present day Yugoslavia.

a Catholic royal family, the Babonics. They were from Croatia and named their kingdom Slavonia. To gain control, the monarchy exterminated all non-Catholics living there. The home of the royal family ... coincided with converting the Catholic population to Orthodox and Islam.In 1878 the area was once again occupied with war and was taken by the Austrian-Hungarian Empire. The Catholic religion was rei ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An overview of what modern historian Hammond wrote about the Peloponnesian League.

racles, shrines, festivals, pilgrimages and Amphictyones were universally recognised and guarantee against attack.( 166). Commecially, interstate contacts increased. Eg, at Naucratis, the Hellenium fo ... nstitution was confirmed; she deposed the last tyrant at Corinth (c 582) and helped, probably, Elis gain control of the Olympic festival (167). Significantly, Sparta fought with and defeated Tegea, BU ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The manifest destiny.

of Guadalupe-Hidalgo. The U.S. got the Oregon Country from Britain when President Polk promised to gain control of Oregon. But he did not want to start a war with Britain, so he compromised. His comp ...

(1 pages) 130 2 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Paper describing cults.

us, sacrilegious groups that follow a leader who initiates unconventional beliefs and practices. To gain control of their followers, these cult leaders use psychological manipulation that can often le ... fferent techniques and styles for executing mind manipulation exist in religious cults. In order to gain complete jurisdiction in a cult, leaders often use brainwashing techniques. For example, many u ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How to write a compare/contrast essay.

approach a pack of tigers uses for hunting down an antelope with techniques football players use to gain control of the ball. But, your analogy can only go so far. Sooner or later, the comparison stop ...

(2 pages) 551 2 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

The essay discusses the Sturmabteilung (SA)paramilitary group, Hitler and Roehm during World War I

923, the SA became inactive. When the Great Depression started to spread Hitler made the SA active again, and got Ernst Roehm to lead it. Later on, Hitler wanted to gain control of the political party ... rol of the political party, so he had to get rid of Ernst Roehm so he could take over. He wanted to gain military support and he wanted to eliminate the SA. The three main factors in the purge of the ...

(5 pages) 24 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

This essay compares Ken Kesey and Harriot Jacobs' use of fear and control in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

the Cuckoo's Nest and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is control. Fear is used as a means to gain control over the slave by their master or even by the slave to achieve a sense of power over th ... by Kesey and Jacobs were credible and thus their trepidation was contagious. The authors rebelled against the mistreatment of the underprivileged minority and stressed the valuable lessons we can lea ...

(5 pages) 59 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

To be a woman warrior or not to be.

et Girl.Independence is a large part of being a woman warrior. The Quiet Girl never has a chance to gain control of her own life being as it is that she always remains under supervision. She is consta ... and that one will be me.'" Although startled, Brace Orchid is not too frightened to defend herself against this unworldly creature.Brave Orchid and the Quiet Girl maintain very distinct qualities and ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography of Ferdinand Magellan (plus some extra review questions!!)

rst of several voyages to India. He helped the Portuguese viceroy of India, Francisco de Almeida to gain control of the key Indian trading ports from the Arabs. In 1509, Magellan was involved in an un ... South America in mid-December. After two weeks, on December 26, 1519, the five ships set sail once again southward. But still, they found no passageway leading to the western ocean and to the Spice Is ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Battered Wives, Shattered Lives"

ned behavior and most of the time it was associated with drinking. The act of violence is common to gain control and seek power over another through physical abuse. Most abusive relationships are held ...

(1 pages) 38 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Why did the allies decide to attack Gallipoli in WW1?

also threatening the Russians and so it appealed to its allies for assistance. If the allies could gain control of the Dardanelles not only would this re-establish communications with Russia, but it ... would also probably lead to the Greeks, Italians, Bulgarians and the Romanians joining the allies against Germany.With the control of the Dardanelles, the allies would be able to open a southern fron ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Winston Churchill

ive Party formed chiefly, according to WSC, "of members of the Carlton Club." The first step was to gain control of the Council of the National Union of Conservative Associations. But Lord Randolph ma ... schoolroom made competition with other boys very difficult."Lord Randolph was meanwhile embroiled again in political controversy, most notably riots at Aston Park in Birmingham. Both he and Lady Rand ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Anorexia Nervosa; a very serious psychological disorder!

cur in males as well. People with this disorder are obsessed with being thin. Their biggest fear is gaining weight, and gaining weight is seen as a loss of control. They believe they are fat even thou ... lem with food or weight, it's an attempt to use food and weight to deal with emotional problems and gain control. People with this disorder use weight loss as a way to control their bodies. People wil ...

(1 pages) 59 0 3.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

2004 Election

nt Bush and Senator Kerry been widespread and complicated while their overall goal was the same, to gain the trust of the American people and gain control of the White House for the next four years. ... rs (source 5). Upon returning he became an anti war activist and spokesperson for Vietnam Veterans Against the War. Under harsh criticism that still follows him today Kerry testified before the Senate ...

(5 pages) 43 1 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues