Essays Tagged: "horrendous"

Theseus or Hercules

about before he followed through with them.First, Theseus was very strong. He fought many terrible horrendous monsters suchas the Minotaur, '..a monster, half bull, half human..' (p.151), and went on ...

(2 pages) 68 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

An analysis of the character Le Ly in Oliver Stone's "Heaven and Earth"

the suburbs of California.For average farmers who only wanted to tend their crops, the war brought horrendous choices. Le Ly's village is visited both by Viet Cong propagandists and American and Sout ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.6 Apr/2002

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

The Hot Zone, the Ebola and Marnurg Viruses

questions burn holes in the minds ofmany people, something should be done to learn more about these horrendous viruses. People sometimesbecome scared stiff from the thought of the bone-chilling effect ...

(2 pages) 115 1 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Black Death and the devestation it caused. A look at the effects it had on the political, economical and social structures of medieval Europe

ve been many diseases reported historically such as small pox, measles and typhoid but none were as horrendous as Black death. In order to understand the devastation of this disease we must look at th ...

(7 pages) 262 1 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This essay explains the history of Smallpox through the present.

solated community can avoid the virus, however once it's brought into the community the effects are horrendous.The path of smallpox can be followed can be traced back along with the history of human m ...

(3 pages) 50 0 2.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What was the outcome of Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle"?

ased on one employee who worked for a Chicago's meat-packing factory. This detailed novel described horrendous conditions and gruesome visions of contaminated meat. This brought forth significant chan ... informed the nation as well as the world that it was safe to buy canned products from America. The horrendous, detailed description of what occurred in the meat-packing factory of Chicago took trust ...

(8 pages) 90 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Wayward branches"--a creative writing poem that describes the life of a tree with personification and intense detail.

his shape would mold that of an old man's.In the evening his flailing branches admitA vast array of horrendous thoughts.In the night a great grinding noise is heard.A moan, a crash.Branches swinging, ...

(1 pages) 89 2 2.8 Jan/2003

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

"The Eternal Night" - essay describing the difference in Eliezers reactions to the two hangings, in the book "Night" by Elie Wiesel.

"Night" by Elie Wiesel; Eliezer, a young boy from Sighet was forced to endure one of mankind's most horrendous atrocities. He witnessed the daily suffering and death of humans during his time in the N ...

(3 pages) 81 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Throughout "The Color Purple" Celie is growing and learning about herself emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

on around her.The fact that Celie is writing to God shows us that she has a way of coping with her horrendous life. In a way God is the only person/thing she could turn to since her stepfather scared ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Saddam Hussein (abused or abuser) His Rise To Power.

ned out to be the same type of person, with the same type of personality, and done some of the same horrendous things that this man has done. The man that I speak of is Saddam Hussein, and it is my pe ...

(6 pages) 156 3 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Elie Wiesel's novel "Night" through the critical lens of Coleridge's poem "The Dungeon".

ronmental factors when they are surrounded by them on a daily basis, most especially those that are horrendous. In his poem, Coleridge ridicules the then-common method of attempting to "straighten out ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The plague and its effects on European society.

pean Population. We know from contemporary accounts that the progress of the disease was absolutely horrendous - families were split, "fathers left sons," "entire households were split," according to ...

(8 pages) 95 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Long-Suffering and Self-Pitying Odysseus. The Odyssey by Homer This essay anaylyzes Odysses' character and his worth as an epic hero.

extreme physical pain that no other mortal could survive or perhaps he is even forced to watch the horrendous slaughtering of his comrades. But more often than not, it is only mere words and memories ...

(6 pages) 114 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Why did the French fail so often in military battles around the period of the French Revolution? A look at France's military tactics from the 1400s-1800s.

ople themselves. But why did the French really lose so often in combat? Their military tactics were horrendous, their armor was impractical, their formations were illogical, and their weapons were ine ...

(3 pages) 47 4 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

The Impact Of The Civil War On The African American Community.

d mainly come from the west of Africa as slaves. The conditions in which they were transported were horrendous. The slave ships were always packed. The slaves were positioned head to toe and this allo ...

(6 pages) 133 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Everlasting Effects of the Bubonic Plague, describes transmission of disease, effects on population and culture.

ke out through areas near the Black Sea which is now modern Ukraine. From 1347 through 1351 A.D., a horrendous outbreak of the bubonic plague struck Europe and changed nearly all forms of culture. Dur ... pt to kill off the infection, the body tried to pump blood to the infected area which caused large, horrendous welts about the size of a chicken's egg, Buboes appeared on any part of the body where ly ...

(13 pages) 142 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Capital Punishment is wrong and should be abolished.

er is wrong and criminals should be killed, when in all actuality, we are committing the exact same horrendous deed. Is an eye for an eye really just? Capital punishment is extremely wrong for several ...

(3 pages) 55 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Flannery O'Conner and the use of grotesque character in "Good country people" and "a good man is hard to find"

ic of much 20th century writing" (Holman 61). Almost all of O'Connor's short stories usually end in horrendous, freak fatalities or, at the very least, a character's emotional devastation. People have ...

(5 pages) 285 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cna feature films such as stalingrad and enemy at the gates be used to illustrate the past or is it more dangerous than useful?

tself surrounded by the Russians in a winter offensive. After months of bitter fighting in the most horrendous conditions, ninety-one thousand Germans surrendered in what came to be a decisive turning ...

(10 pages) 34 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

To an Athlete Dying Young

s uncontrollable by any human, and to view a young and premature death in a positive light would be horrendous to many. However, Alfred Edward Housman does exactly that in his poem "To an Athlete Dyin ...

(3 pages) 110 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American