Essays Tagged: "Hospitality"

This is a very well written paper on the Greek Theme of loyalty.

ithin each work. There are five dominate themes among most literary works of the time that include: hospitality, courage, opposition to tyranny, loyalty, and love. The Greek tragedy Antigone, along wi ...

(5 pages) 128 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hospice, General Purpose of the Department:

As we have learned, the hospice idea is not new. Literally meaning 'given to hospitality,' hospices provided comfort, kindness, and nourishment to people in need hundreds of yea ...

(8 pages) 263 1 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Odyssey Essay: Greek Culture and Life as Evident in The Odyssey.

a myth, many aspects of Greek culture and life are portrayed well in The Odyssey, such as the great hospitality that the Greeks had and showed towards visitors, the gods in which the Greeks believed i ... s believed in, and how the Greeks kept themselves entertained in their leisure hours during the day.Hospitality is one of the more obvious aspects that Greeks seem to have throughout The Odyssey. As s ...

(5 pages) 111 1 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Greek Ideals are Universal Ideals.

The three main ideals of Greek Myth include Arete, Hospitality, and Hardwork. All these characteristics separately are noble for a person to attain but ... nd even arrogant in the sight of the Gods, thus his fate is being humbled at the end of the Odyssey.Hospitality is a universal ideal that travels beyond class structure to display the goodness of the ... ond class structure to display the goodness of the person who displays it. The positive form of the Hospitality was shown by Penelope when she let the suitors stay in her house especially the beggar w ...

(2 pages) 110 2 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Facts on Costa Rica> The Republic of Costa Rica. Works Cited Included!

osta Rica has a land area of 19,730 square miles.3 Costa Ricans have a reputation for friendliness, hospitality, and a commitment to conversing their county's natural beauty.4 This commitment is so st ...

(6 pages) 93 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Greeks placed great importance on hospitality. How is this displayed throughout Homer's The Odyssey?

Hospitality was an integral part of Greek life and this is extremely apparent throughout Homer's epi ... The idea of guest friendship is one of the strongest themes in the epic. Three aspects relating to hospitality are displayed: those who welcome without question, such as the Phaecians, those who negl ... re portrayed and the consequences of their actions provide an insight into the importance placed on hospitality by the Greeks of that period.Hospitality comes easily when the guest is pleasing to the ...

(4 pages) 80 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The effects of wireless technology on hospitality retail and tourism trade.

ommunication where the by words will be total operability, anywhere, anytime, and any device.As the hospitality industry continues to embrace new technology, from the way that rooms are distributed, t ... cient table turnover, the industry is finally finding that the traditional methods and attitudes of hospitality management are changing as quickly as the technological advances that shape them. As org ...

(13 pages) 501 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Odyssey: Hospitality The Odyssey by Homer

According to the American Heritage Dictionary, the meaning of hospitality is "cordial and generous reception of or disposition toward guests". In The Odyssey, hos ... ranger (guest) with food, drink, and gifts to bear on the way home as a remembrance of that person. Hospitality is such a main factor in the epic tale that The Odyssey would collapse with the lack of ... to the fact of how Odysseus is so famous, and is treasured by the people that treat the strangers. Hospitality being in use throughout the whole book makes The Odyssey the way it is.Throughout the wh ...

(3 pages) 144 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Penelope in the Odyssey

deals include faithfulness, loyalty, willpower, long-suffering, pride in one's home and family, and hospitality to strangers.The majority of the other characters in the poem lack one or more of these ... having sex with the suitors (Book XXIII). Another value that is significant to the Greek society is hospitality. In Odysseus' time, hospitality is a symbol of civilization. One who treats his or her g ...

(6 pages) 68 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Multinational Marketing plan

ice. The experienced staff is dedicated to making customers stay a memorable one with classic "Lidu hospitality". Lidu Hotel is a distinctive hotel and well decorated, all of the guest rooms are comfo ...

(20 pages) 625 0 2.8 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Social Conventions in Homer" Consider the importance of following established rules of conduct in the Odyssey, with especial reference to the interaction of women and men (goddesses optional).

e great ethical imperative, the obligation to entertain outsiders. It is the sacred Greek custom of hospitality. Mortals as well as gods have to adhere to it. Zeus, the most powerful of the Olympian g ... custom.In Book 6, Princess Nausicaa, daughter of Alcinous, King of the Phaeacians, offers help and hospitality to Odysseus, who was washed ashore. "This man is an unfortunate wanderer who has strayed ...

(5 pages) 66 1 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Synagogue Through the Eyes of a Roman Catholic

normal Sunday Mass in Christianity, celebration of the Sabbath.From the moment our group walked in, hospitality was not found wanting. They welcomed us wholeheartedly, showed us in to the synagogue, a ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Chagnon's definition of unokai in regards to the Yanomami.

and tends it themselves. Chiefs, who have to produce more food to meet their obligation to provide hospitality, commonly receive help from others. A village can produce all of its needs from only thr ...

(5 pages) 39 1 2.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Cycling in Ireland- Does Irish society support it, and will it do so in the future?

weather greeted us as we cycled along the Antrim coast and down into Belfast, strangers offering us hospitality and stout. In the Republic however it was a different matter. Imagine after having cycle ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.4 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Analysis of a Hotel business.

inly to do with its geographical position, its good climate conditions, thephysical beauty, and the hospitality of the local population. All this factors makeCyprus one of the most famous and most pop ...

(5 pages) 105 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What do you think makes a perfect home?

e.A home is a place where the diseased world dies on. The doors are made with steps of patience and hospitality. My doors are not made by wood but they're made by the sweet smile which always welcome ...

(2 pages) 21 0 2.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Romeo and Juliet"- Explore Shakespeare's presentation of act 3 scene 1 as a turning point in the play.

be forced to now, but he will not later. Only the intervention of Lord Capulet, concerned that the hospitality rules of time will be broken and reflect badly on the Capulets, stops trouble.Benvolio a ...

(4 pages) 15 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Making mealtimes memorable!

are likely to have. Parents who pay compliments and show respect, kindness, honesty, friendliness, hospitality and generosity to their children will encourage them to behave in the same way.Parents s ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2006

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

Hospitality in 'The Odyssey of Homer' - A verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum

ieved to be a god or a beggar, either way is welcomed to feast and stay in the host's lavish house. Hospitality is an important reoccurring theme in the novel, The Odyssey by Robert Fitzgerald. Hospit ... ece, serving as a means of communication and often as a test for the gods. The disregards of giving hospitality, or disrespecting received hospitality, persistently lead to harsh consequences.In the n ...

(4 pages) 36 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

TAJ Group of Hotels

years, we have acquainted guests with the living heritage of India - and a legendary experience in hospitality.It began on December 16, 1903, when Jamshetji Nusserwanji Tata opened Taj's first hotel, ... lities, interiors, and world-class, personalized service.In India, Taj is recognized as the premier hospitality provider, spanning the length and breadth of the country, and gracing important industri ...

(21 pages) 109 0 1.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies