Essays Tagged: "greatness"

Women's role in Macbeth

Macbeth, is a play full of betrayal and deception. It is a story about Macbeth's desires to achieve greatness and become king. Despite his involvement in actually committing the treasonous acts, he ca ...

(2 pages) 66 1 5.0 Oct/1996

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

Wages in sport

greatest on earth. The only problem is so are their wages. Although the athletes pay indicates the greatness of their individual ability, the amount earned per year is way beyond reason. Due to these ... d reason. Due to these great wages being paid in particularly in the sport of basketball, the games greatness is being lost.One example of the extreme pay an athlete can achieve is shown by an athlete ...

(2 pages) 76 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


hat our goals are a commitment to ourselves.People make goals for themselves in order to strive for greatness,but a man once told me that goals not written down are only dreams.We can dream all we lik ...

(1 pages) 78 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Heart of Darkness- Joseph Conrad- explores truth in the novel

go looking for truth and adventure. He starts out with a strong set of moral beliefs concerning the greatness of truth and the evil of lies. However, things turn out to be not so black and white for M ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A look at John Milton's work

At a young age, John Milton was convinced that he wasdestined for greatness. He thought that he 'might perhaps leavesomething so written to aftertimes as they should ...

(4 pages) 106 1 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

2000 Problem

. and the Clock Ticks Away.'The year 2000 is practically around the corner, promising a new era of greatness andwonder . . . as long as you don't own a computer or work with one. The year 2000 is bri ...

(12 pages) 202 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Hero's Epic, Beowulf

urse of time, many heroes have made their name and many stories have been written to proclaim their greatness. However, none as captivating as Beowulf. This Anglo-Saxon epic demonstrates it's power wi ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Speaks of Okonkwo of "Things fall apart" by Chinua Achebe, and Charles Foster Kane of Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane"

ecognition. Their need for something that was extinguished long ago. Okonkwos struggle to prove his greatness in the face of those who knew his father. Charles Foster Kane's void that must be filled. ...

(6 pages) 99 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alexander Hamilton

were led by George Washington, a valiant andmotivated warrior. This simple man would later achieve greatness and become a legend in thefuture. These brave and courageous men and women put up a praise ...

(8 pages) 116 0 3.0 Jan/1996

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

Blindness to reality is one of the characteristics of Shakespeare's tragic heroes. How is this blindness exemplified in Othello's case?

se of this drama. Othello is very characteristic of a tragic hero. Othello is a man that shows much greatness throughout the play, as well as weaknesses. One of these weaknesses that Othello has is bl ... hout his adult life he has been acclaimed for his many conquests throughout the land. He also shows greatness through his love for Desdemona.But that I love the gentle Desdemona,I would not my unhouse ...

(4 pages) 125 0 3.5 May/2002

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

Jay Gatsby compared to a hero. Title of the Essay The "heroic" Gatsby?

The definition of hero is one noted for courage, greatness etc. The classic novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, portrays a sarcastic fable ... of the pursuit of success and the collapse of the American dream. The author shows many aspects of greatness and courage portrayed by most of his characters, but what all makes one of these character ... uchanan, Meyer Wolfsheim, George Wilson, and Henry C. Gatz, each obtain their own unique courage or greatness.Jay Gatsby, also known as the Great Gatsby, in which this novel is named after, may be a h ...

(1 pages) 69 1 2.8 Jun/2002

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

THE TRAGIC FLAW OF OEDIPUS The tragic flaw of Oedipus that caused him suffering all his life. This is about the book Oedipus Rex by Sophocles.

te is not deserved, and his punishment exceeds the crime; he also must be of noble stature and have greatness. Oedipus is in love with his idealized self, but neither the grandiose nor the depressive ...

(4 pages) 523 0 4.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"Flannery O'Conner" What are five things you learned about Flannery O'Conner from reading her Casebook?

way of doing things because where most people would just be proud of their work, and proclaim it as greatness, O'Conner humbled herself enough to objectively analyze and criticize her own work.Flanner ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Abraham Lincoln

of slavery prompted him to return to national politics and run for the U.S. Senate.Lincoln rose to greatness from a humble beginning. Born in 1809 in a log cabin in Kentucky, Lincoln spent most of hi ...

(2 pages) 61 1 5.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

A report on Marie Curie.

und her marveled at her abilities and stood in awe as she held the world in wonderment of her sheer greatness in and out of the laboratory. Marie Curie was not just a great scientist, she was a great ...

(5 pages) 103 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"We can usually learn much more from people whose views we share than from people whose views contradict our own; disagreement can cause stress and inhibit learning."

retation of facts, experimentation and innovation.Throughout history, great men have achieved their greatness through individuality and originality of thought. For instance, ancient science believed t ...

(2 pages) 50 0 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

HOW SHOULD WE ACT AS LEADERS IN THE COMMUNITY? A comparison between Nicollo MAchiavelli's theories for leadership and those of the Catholic Church

uggests that a leader must learn to deceive, lie and even act against one's own morality to achieve greatness. His central idea is that a leader who is not wicked should practice wickedness to rule ef ...

(5 pages) 195 1 2.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Where does the pursuit of Greatness of ourself lead to?

ined for greater things in everyday life-But how to culminate it, is it from us or from God Himself.Greatness belongs to God- the Creator of thee Heaavens and thee Earth.John the Baptist said" He Must ... mulate"What now is considered great in the sight of our people today? Does it really comes from the greatness of material you own to be great? What does it take to be?Are we obligated /Under pursuit o ...

(3 pages) 75 2 2.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The epic of Gilgamesh

What kind of character do we know that possesses beauty, strength, and unmatchable potential for greatness, but also who is an autarchic ruler, unexperienced and impetuous? Gilgamesh is who comes t ...

(4 pages) 174 3 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The mythilogical figure Bellerophon. It is written in first person perspective like Bellerophon is the speaker.

estruction.Born the son of a human mother and the God Poseidon, at birth my destiny pretold of a greatness disturbed. During my childhood on earth with my mother Eurynome and my foster father Glau ... eadly quests. The King thought this a sure way bring forth my downfall however, he did not know the greatness of my skills nor that I had my winged companion Pegasus with me. The favor of the gods als ...

(2 pages) 52 1 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History