Essays Tagged: "Homecoming"

This is a Compare/Contrast Essay on two vietnam veterans returning home after the Vietnam War.

Harold Bryant's experience. It's amazing to me how differently people felt about the war and their homecoming.Upon returning home Bryant and McClusky's stories were similar. Both had a tough time adj ...

(3 pages) 124 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Analysis and Comparison of the Themes of "Beowulf", "The Odyssey" and Other Related Epics

riptively outline the story. Most epics, like "Beowulf" and "The Odyssey", havethemes like battles, homecoming, identity, recognition etc. Through themes like these,morals, values and traditions relat ... ugh the theme(s), canalso be introduced. Not only are the themes identity, battles, recognition and homecomingrelated to "Beowulf" and "The Odyssey", but they are also linked to other epics as well."T ...

(10 pages) 142 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The importance of school pride and its influence on students.

arents, devote their time to countless activities including: spirit week, rallies, red ribbon week, Homecoming, Snack stands, etc. Parental contributions are seen in many aspects of student life, not ...

(2 pages) 72 3 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

This is about how Penelope procrastinates about remarrying throughout the Odyssey with hopes of Odysseus' return.

ating Penelope" In the beginning of the Odyssey, Penelope and Telemakhos are waiting for the homecoming of Odysseus. Odysseus has been gone for many years at Troy and his family is awaiting his ... is keeping her content by delaying remarrying and at the same time strengthens her hope of Odysseus homecoming. Another instance of Penelope procrastinating remarriage is when she remembers wha ...

(2 pages) 38 1 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Movie review about homecoming: a Filipino movie about SARS awareness

HOMECOMINGA Movie Review "What a story!" That is my initial reaction after watching the movie ...

(2 pages) 25 1 1.0 Mar/2004

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

"Principal makes the right call"

ty. So Principal "Common decided ... to cancel the two remaining games of the season, including the homecoming against Menlo-Atherton. How would you feel not to play in the games that mean the world t ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Omen Birds in Homer's Oddeyssey

ory than in the Odyssey. In The Odyssey, omen birds foretell the killing of the suitors, Odysseus's homecoming, and reassure Telemachus that his house will remain powerful.In The Odyssey, when the Tel ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"Growing Up" by Joyce Cary.

about a father coming home from a business trip to his family. He expects joy and excitement at his homecoming from his daughters and is surprised by their indifference. He meets his daughters and the ...

(3 pages) 45 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tennyson vs Homer Ulysses Vs Oddyseus

ready completed his journey, but he wishes to go back on another journey.Odysseus's longing for his homecoming is wrought with temptation to swerve from his goal but he resisted it due to his desire t ... celess prize. Resisting the temptation to become something near a god clearly shows that Odysseus's homecoming is still his only goal. "Stay here with me... and be an immortal... I myself know that al ...

(7 pages) 33 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord of the rings book 3 of 6 by JRR TOLKIEN and motifs

es and villains, the supernatural, The journey, the trial, the struggle, the transformation and the homecoming. In traditional stories it is always the hero is good and the Villain is evil. This story ...

(3 pages) 20 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Dumb Waiter" as an Example of the Combination of the Absurdist and Naturalistic Traditions of Theatre.

tated tension, one which the audience itself often creates out of its own imaginings. His plays The Homecoming and The Dumb Waiter, but in particular the Dumb Waiter, are indeed a meeting of the Natur ... aging and setting, characterisation that we can examine the Dumb Waiter, and to a lesser extent The Homecoming, in the context of the Absurdist and Naturalist traditions of theatre. For example's of A ...

(10 pages) 50 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

In speaking for those who have no means of speaking, Bruce Dawe has succeeded in writing poetry that has universal appeal.

s his readers through a wilful determination to terminate the pregnancy of a healthy foetus. And in Homecoming Dawe questions the validity of war as he speaks of the untimely death of several adolesce ... l foetuses that would normally have no means of speaking.The repetitive use of words and phrases in Homecoming reiterates the "machine-like processing of human bodies. This is a ghastly reality common ...

(5 pages) 30 0 4.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Jose Rizal Trial and Execution

Last Homecoming and Trial by the Spanish Military CourtAfter being held prisoner in Barcelona, Rizal was ...

(4 pages) 33706 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Compare and Contrast how H.G. Wells and Will Jenkins create tension and atmosphere in 'An Uneasy Homecoming' and 'The Red Room'

"The Red Room" and "Uneasy Homecoming" are both Suspense stories yet both story's were written at different periods. "The Red R ... story's were written at different periods. "The Red Room" was written in the 1800's whilst "Uneasy Homecoming" is written in 1900's and so the audiences for both stories have changed over the years t ... itten in first person and so you get the suspense from the main characters point of view and Uneasy Homecoming was written in third person and you get told which is around the main character what the ...

(2 pages) 1412 0 3.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Home Coming" By Bruce Dawe: Poem Analysis

times. There would be a sense of warmth and welcoming home the weary traveller.Dawe dramatises the homecoming of Australian veterans' bodies from Vietnam in his anti war poem titled 'Home Coming'. Th ... e." These quotes from the poem give a strong sense of imagery and highlight the consequences of the homecoming on a relatively stable and uncaring society back home (in Australia). Ironically, he cele ...

(2 pages) 58 1 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

The Odyssey- Imortal Interference

nately for Odysseus, the immortals Kirkê, Kalypso, and Poseidon frustrate his ultimate homecoming.One goddesses who delays Odysseus's trip home is Kirkê, a sorceress who uses ... o leave. But once again, Kirkê puts another obstacle in the way of Odysseus's eventual homecoming. "'"�[Y]ou shall stay here no longer against your will; / but home you may not go ...

(3 pages) 1702 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Agency In Gender And Performativity

the strong confines of reiteration and performativity. One of Howard Pinters characters in the play Homecoming, Ruth, is caught in a position where she is subject to the performativity of her gender a ... es. The proposal is that Ruth, paradoxically, has the most agency and power among the characters in Homecoming precisely because she is so completely performed by her gender.The blood family in the pl ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.5 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Mary Rowlandson

ivity as well as her shocking release and look closely at the faith she kept in God, as well as her homecoming. Mary Rowlandson was first taken captive during King Philips War, when Indians att ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis of the poem 'Homecoming' by Bruce Dawe

An Analysis of 'Homecoming'In twenty-five lines of dramatic and saddening poetry, Bruce Dawe's "Homecoming" describe ... and Dylan Thomas. Dawe's poetry revolves around Australian society, politics and culture.The title "Homecoming" is used effectively to contrast the traditional universal implications of the word, with ... with the shocking reality of dead soldiers flown home from Vietnam to grieving families. The word 'homecoming' usually implies a celebration or Heroic welcome for a great achievement, with a return t ...

(2 pages) 22831 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature


Bruce Dawe's "Homecoming" is a deeply moving poem, which follows the long journey home for the corpses of dead sol ... it can easily be applied to any war. The message is the same - war kills and wastes lives.The word 'homecoming' implies a time of reunion and joy. Dawe ironically uses 'homecoming' to depict the great ... ant to be a joyous moment for relatives and friends; instead, it is a moment of tragedy and grief ."Homecoming" highlights the only product of war is death. Dawe creates war as a machine and its proce ...

(1 pages) 25 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry