Essays Tagged: "Live for Life"


m, he married at the young age of sixteen to a girl named Yasodhara. His father had ordered that he live a life of total seclusion, but one day Siddhartha ventured out into the world and was confronte ... s upon a river. Just as he's about to kill himself he hears Om. Siddhartha decides there is much to live for. He looks a this experience as a rebirth, and starts a new life. Siddhartha stays by the ri ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

On Walt Whitman's Crossing the Brooklyn Ferry

tful and convincingobservations. By living under and for the standards of others,a person can never live a fulfilling life. Distinguishingoneself from the mobs of society can be next to impossible whe ... suggestion that Whitmanoffers as a means of becoming distinguished, or obtaining anidentity, is to live a life of self-satisfaction. Thepersuasive devices in 'Crossing Brooklyn Ferry' successfullycom ...

(3 pages) 121 1 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Les Miserablesy by Victor Hugo: Jean Valjean, An Angel in hell...

hop, who offers Jean Valjean food and lodging, and by doing so he paves the way for Jean Valjean to live a life of financial prosperity and renewed spiritual faith. Jean Valjean poses as M. Madeleine ... erial comfort for moral comfort and selfishness for selflessness.In this paradise that Jean Valjean lives in, he takes on the role of M. Madeleine, a prosperous mayor, who brings wealth to the entire ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compares Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer" and "Huckleberry Finn"

nn.Although Tom and Hucklberry Finn have many things in common and are very good friends, they also live a life of two totally different lifestyles. Tom, who is a dreamer, lives a life out of romantic ... amer, lives a life out of romantic novels, and can be amusing and exasperating at the same time. He lives a life out of drama and brings out his imagination in a realistic way. He is amusing when show ...

(3 pages) 117 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

A Closer Look at Character

when she has to learn one of life's little lessons the hard way. She and her husband are forced to live a life of hard work and struggle because of her own selfish desires. Mathilde changes from a wo ... ends. Then she is awakened, only to realize that she is in her own grim apartment. In her eyes, she lives a tortured and unfair life. Mathidle has a husband named Losiel. He is much the opposite of hi ...

(5 pages) 91 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mao's Actions and it's Consequences

Mao Tse-Tung was a revolutionary person in his era; his ideas and actions have changed the lives of billions of Chinese people. Mao's motifs were made to make the people of the People Republi ... tifs were made to make the people of the People Republic of China live a life free from poverty and live in a more pleasant place. Mao used many methods to make this possible but some of them were cru ...

(6 pages) 249 3 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Reparation for slaves

. For three hundred years, they were forced to perform tedious tasks, work without receiving wages, live in shacks, and have no freedoms. Slowly, Africans' began to ascend the social ladder by obtaini ... n a difficult path. Life was arduous for slaves, however, present day African Americans are able to live a life of happiness. Though present day life may not be simple, it does not equal in comparison ...

(5 pages) 140 2 4.6 Mar/2003

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

Do People in Public Life Have a Right to Privacy?

though some of them have voluntarily made themselves known to the world, they are still entitled to live a life without others following them all the time, eavesdropping on what they say and being und ... pected criminals, for instance, could lose their jobs, their families could break up or their whole lives could get destroyed, even when they are innocent. Apart from that, as soon as someone is well ...

(7 pages) 263 2 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Character Arc in "American Beauty".

n't very aware of his problem outright. His problem is that he wants to be young again. He wants to live a life that's very unobtainable this late into his life, and by trying to achieve it he will ce ...

(3 pages) 63 0 5.0 Apr/2003

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

Why black were attracted to piracy?

modern entertainment world are comprised of images of greedy, cutthroat, high seas adventurers who live a life of lawlessness with a trusty parrot, cutlass, and an earring. However, these views clear ... s that were free, escaped, or freed from slaver-merchants would find themselves with opportunity to live on a floating nation were the only national allegiance was that of the ship and its crew to its ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Taoism to regular life

are unnecessary and uncalled for. People should just take things as they come in life and they will live a life full of happiness and pleasure. "Working and not taking credit, leading yet not dominati ...

(5 pages) 86 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The movie dead poet's societys neil vs. A separate peace's finny

inny and Neil are both dreamers and idealists and were therefore destined to die for they could not live in a world where dreams are only dreams and reality includes hate, jealousy and practicalists. ... e dreams are only dreams and reality includes hate, jealousy and practicalists. Finny was unable to live a life where his best friend hated him. Neil was in able of living a life in military school. B ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 May/2003

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

The Most Important Lessons You Learned from Your Parents.

' words often are not reasonable to the children because the children have not enough experience to live a life in society; Thus, the children do not want to listen to their parents, and sometimes the ...

(2 pages) 73 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Epicuris and His Life Objective".

etitive which is a "pleasure derived from the pursuit of pleasure; anticipation" It is difficult to live a life without any pleasure and according to Epicureanism, one should pursue pleasures that hav ... nd unnecessary', according to Epicureanism. We do not need these things to provide happiness in our lives, and I feel that the barley cakes and water are adequate so long as one makes the most of it.I ...

(6 pages) 75 1 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Comparison essay between "In a Glass House" and "Where She Has Gone". Both written by Nino Ricci, as part of his trilogy which included award winning title "Lives of the Saints".

pted suicide and running away from family and reality. Children that are abandoned by their family, live a life in misery and destruction. Family abuse can cause a child's personality to change, in mo ... giving birth to his sister and was later maltreated by his father when he and his sister arrived to live on his farm. Vittorio never had a good relationship with his father because he was always angry ...

(7 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Scarlet Letter: Desire of Freedom.

The Scarlet Letter: Desire of Freedom.Freedom is not easily granted to people whose lives have been filled with the guilt of sin. In order to live a life free from a guilty conscience, ... r is either strengthened by the experience or the character meets their demise. Everyone desires to live a life free from the morose and nefarious ways of sin, but in order to do this they must clear ... that he was going to have to confess if he wanted to finally feel free from his wrong doings and to live a life happily with Hester and Pearl. That night Dimmesdale left one of his gloves on top of th ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Crucible, by Arthur Miller. Essay interpretes quote "Good people...are good because they've come to wisdom through failure".

as failed, by not according to his moral codes he has gained integrity and the ability to refuse to live a life of hypocrisy; further, John Proctor is good because he died refusing to lie in order to ... part, this unwillingness reflects his desire to honor his fellow prisoners; he would not be able to live with himself knowing that other innocent, pious people died while he faltered at death's door a ...

(10 pages) 85 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

College Admissions Essay - Thoughts mostly relevant to studying/education.

that I know, that it is possible to be good at many things. I plan to teach my peers at Rice how to live a life immersion in many fields, which I believe is to be truly educated. By stretching my time ... for excellence in multiple arenas I run into the same obstacles that Da Vinci would have if he had lived in modern days. The offerings of my school are built for the typical specialized student. Ther ...

(4 pages) 165 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Question: For your creative writing task write up a short story. My story is a very emotional one! Suitable for those doing their GCSE's.

ove is so complex that describing it and explaining it to the full is impossible. Is it possible to live when no one in the world loves you? What is possible though is understanding some forms of love ... family or were born without one? Where is the central source of love for them? How does it feel to live a life without a family?***Rachel Watson, 16, gazed out of her window into the dark silent nigh ...

(20 pages) 151 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Small Towns and Big Cities

favor living in small towns; others prefer living in big cities. They both have the same reason--to live a life which they like the best. However, there is a remarkably conspicuous contrast between sm ... of activities can be observed happening at the same time, which altogether builds up a mood that is lively and vigorous rather than just active. In big cities, the life is dynamic and diverse, full of ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays