Essays Tagged: "hardships"

Biography and History -- Harriet Jacob's The Life of a Slave Girl

was also important that she make sure the readers understood slaveryfrom a woman's perspective. The hardships she had to endure not only entailed the work and thepunishments, but also the sexual aspec ... too personal, however, the reader looses sight of the biggerpicture, and does not relate all these hardships to the condition of the general female slave. Sheaccomplishes this in two ways, through he ...

(4 pages) 150 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Symbolism in Grapes of Wrath

ts. Regardless of the critical opinions, John Steinbeck utilized symbolism as a forum to convey the hardships and attitudes of the citizens of America during the 1930's in his book The Grapes of Wrath ... as to focus on one of the two things that nearly all migrants had in common, which was religion and hardships. Steinbeck creates a story about the journey of a family and mirrors it to that of biblica ...

(11 pages) 192 0 4.1 Dec/1996

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


ppression in Egypt. Contained in the story of Exodus are many examples of Moses' sacrifices and the hardships which he endured while freeing the Hebrews. The faith of Moses was tested numerous times t ...

(6 pages) 166 1 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck

Grapes of WrathThe novel Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, illustrates thehardships of the common man in great detail. The one aspect ofthis book that displays life as it exi ...

(2 pages) 114 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Fill The Hole"

ore, was not going down without a fight. Through seemingly endless struggles, Mr. Escalante endures hardships and insults to try and save the students and the school. Finally, he finds a handhold and ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Oct/1996

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

Artist - Kathe Kollwitz. Born 1867 died 1945. Disscuss how her two artworks reveal the suffering of humanity and social workind class

vel the suffering of humanity and social working class.Kathe Kollwitz was greatly influenced by the hardships of humanity, her main subjects being body language, distortion, death and human vulnerabil ... uenced by her surroundings. She was very in touch with her emotions and her work reflects that. The hardships of humanity were her maun focus. The suffering and social problems experienced by the Germ ...

(2 pages) 248 3 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Vale of Soul-making vs. Vale of tears

experience on earth. He says that the soul is initially just an "intelligence" and that through the hardships and experiences that one goes through it becomes more personalized, and gains an identity. ... soul is not simply born with the being, but that it is something which evolves from the trials and hardships one goes through on earth. The different experiences that the person goes through give the ...

(1 pages) 33 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


o Jewish people in this story. They also were slaves and were faced with over four hundred years of hardships and inequalities. It has not been known for the people of the Jewish faith to be insulted ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Critique of William Golding's "Lord of the Flies"

lopment from innocent, irresponsible, playful adolescent to a tough, self-reliant man shows how the hardships and turmoil of life can greatly effect a person's character. The story takes place ... adversary is Jack, the appointed leader of the savage hunters. The boys go through many trials and hardships while on the island including the dangers of the jungle, finding food, and remaining a fun ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Relations between women in the 18th and 19th centuries.

hese ties were acknowledged and easily accepted in their societies. Many women survived unthinkable hardships such as geographical isolation, child birth, and loss of children because of the unconditi ... , and rituals surrounding their daily lives together, many of the women would not have survived the hardships that often presented themselves in life.Point of Analysis: I feel that the author was a bi ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The text is about Sherman Alexie novel: The Lone ranger and Tonto fist fight in heaven. It is a character analysis on how the Indian's in the Spokane reservation are at different phase of survial.

novel The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven depicts how reservation Indian's survive their hardships that mainstream society has put on them, with the use of emotion and imagination. Survival ... Showing these different stages Alexie's has shown that his Indians are able to cope with societies hardships through their journeys of finding themselves.Work CitedAlexie. Sherman. The Lone Ranger an ...

(4 pages) 140 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Down and out in Paris and London" by Orwell

stricken in Paris and London in the 1920's. He lives with them on equal terms and suffers the same hardships and tribulations.Orwell shows great compassion for the plight of the poor and feels that s ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Usage of Symbolism in The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath is a novel chronicling the hardships endured by migrant families moving west to find a better life. In order to achieve the aff ...

(1 pages) 74 1 3.5 Apr/2002

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

Tess of the d' Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

owever, it seems that she was chosen, for whatever reason, to be on the receiving end of continuous hardships.From the very beginning of the novel, Tess receives "the short end of the stick" in almost ...

(3 pages) 74 0 2.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Cry the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton

out the injustices that have taken place in South Africa, and it gives us a sense of the trials and hardships the blacks went through then. Cry, is a story about a Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and how h ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Odysseus's Challenges

ese difficulties were a cannibalistic Cyclops, huge whirlpools, determined suitors, along with many hardships. Odysseus fought constantly to return to his homeland of Ithaca, but to accomplish this Od ...

(3 pages) 114 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A deep look into Nixon's early life and political position.

NixonNixon had a difficult early life with many trials and hardships, which affected his character and way of thinking about the world and himself. The prematu ...

(8 pages) 139 0 4.7 May/2002

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

The Competitors

for what was being called, 'the event of the century' , the participants readied themselves for the hardships they would surely suffer from the games. After a long grueling season of intense bodily to ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.8 Nov/1996

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

"Cry, the Beloved Country", by Alan Paton. Stimulates a Change

he characters that he incorporates within his story, helpto establish a sense of the conditions and hardships that the country is experiencing, and thepresence of fear through the whole of the populac ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton, the theme, human nature

The Outsiders, an enthralling tale by S.E. Hinton, is an excellent story about the hardships andtriumphs experienced by the Greasers and the Socs, two rival gangs. This novel suggests ... people want to have a good job, make a lot of money, and live a goodlife. Everyone also encounters hardships throughout their life. Their car can break down, their lovedones can die, and they can run ...

(2 pages) 108 1 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American