Essays Tagged: "longing"

The Rise and Fall of Lady MacBeth

y; slowly, but continuously changing throughout the play. What begins as a struggle for power and a longing to shred her femininity turns Lady Macbeth into what she fears most - a guilt ridden weaklin ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

The Life of Vincent van Gogh

n unpaid assistant at a school, and his expereince of urban squalor awakened a religious zeal and a longing to serve his fellow men. His father was a Protestant pastor, and van Gogh first trained for ...

(1 pages) 124 2 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Defintion paper on Desire

DesireDesire: The act of wanting; to covet. One word with so many meaning: Want, crave, longing, carnality, lust, greed and so many more. Everyone desires something: a rich and full life, ...

(1 pages) 76 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Fashion and the trends to watch

ion week in New York. He invited me to go with him the following month but I declined despite of my longing to go. This was the point when I got really interested in the fashion industry and all the e ...

(3 pages) 196 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Gustave Flaubert and his "Madame Bovary"

never lasts. There's no real perfect life by definition, but instead, the desire and uncontrollable longing to reach this dream.In the novel Madame Bovary, it's easy to relate to the characters as wel ...

(6 pages) 191 1 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

This is a creative writing text about what I would be doing if the year were 1492. I had to finish the sentence, "It is the year 1492, and I..."

ve become discouraged and disheartened. I can see fear in some of their eyes, and I can sense their longing for the smell of that fresh bread, olives, and provolone on the table at home. They sing the ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Green Light" a significant symbol in "The Great Gatsby", by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald, is a significant symbol which reflects Gatsby's dream and other aspects beyond Gatsby's longing. Throughout the novel Fitzgerald uses many other images or symbols. At first, it may seem ve ...

(4 pages) 132 0 3.3 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"The Things They Carried,' by Tim O'Brien,

th special things that Lt. Jimmy Cross carries. He, thus, reveals something of what Cross values. Belongings reflect his character and thoughts. 'Grief, terror, love, longing--these were intangibles, ...

(2 pages) 231 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Phaedra's Charactor

play, she is pictured as being at death's door, as suffering from some secret ill: unable to sleep, longing to see the day (Sun), 'Eternal chaos broods within her mind.' Emotions are slowly consuming ...

(4 pages) 91 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Emma Goldman

context forsome of today's most important political and social debates.Poverty, oppression, and the longing for deliverance marked EmmaGoldman's early years. Born into a poor Jewish family in a backwa ...

(12 pages) 122 1 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Symbolism for Independence and Freedom in Kate Chopin's "The Awakening"

bolism plays a major part in shaping the story. The most important aspects of this story are Edna's longing for freedom and independence. These two yearnings are represented in many ways. One of the m ...

(2 pages) 203 2 4.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

this essay describes the settings in Paul's Case by Willa Carter

erceive Paul only encourages him to fulfill his dream of escaping his monotonous lifestyle. Paul is longing for the beauty and aesthetics pleasures in life. He does not get any of that in his house on ...

(2 pages) 127 1 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Barn Burning" by Faulkner: Element of Fire

lent and bitter man who worked as a sharecropper and destructively burned barns. Abner had a strong longing for revenge against the socio-economic system and burned barns as a means of getting even wi ... ollapse of a staircase." The fires allowed her father to somewhat connect with her resulting in the longing for "burnt wood and a smell of flames high into the pines." She saw her father watch the fir ...

(5 pages) 165 2 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

To those who plan to go to Thailand..... Heed this true story.

n love with hisThai associate's second daughter.He couldn't seem to stop thinking about her and the longing will only go away when he is with her. He insisted on the divorce and wants to marry the gir ...

(1 pages) 75 1 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Frailty, thy name is woman.

s moral frailty, as she does not contend to common rules and beliefs. She hastily marries Claudius, longing for the affection she loses when her husband is murdered. She is oblivious to the fact that ...

(4 pages) 77 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Why Russia's provisional government failed when so many wanted a democracy.

nths, at the end of which the Bolshevik communists led by Lenin seized power. With so many Russians longing for a democracy, why did the provisional government fall so fast? There are several reasons ...

(6 pages) 73 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Impact of Literacy on Our Lives.

on the board; and we must turn in our homework on time. To get away from home and work, we plan our longing vacations with the help of traveling guide books and we find our perfect destinations on our ...

(4 pages) 139 2 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Alice Munro's "Boys and Girls".

a Canadian Fox Farm. Because she was living in a time period still centered on male dominance, her longing to become a powerful woman wasted away when she obeyed the rules society embedded in her. Mu ... ce was deemed as futile because she had no choice but to conform into a "girl". She had to hide her longing for individualism in order to be someone who was socially acceptable.WORKS CITED"Flora." Mic ...

(10 pages) 134 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Representation of The Media.

as truth? Some Needs of the media depend on factors such as the relentless pursuit of ratings, the longing for reputation and respect and pleasing their superiors/authority. These needs sway how the ... periors and hence ensure its funding.The representation of the truth can to be effect by a programs longing for reputation and respect. Taking the example of a non-fictitious program on the ABC called ...

(8 pages) 174 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the d'Urbervilles", and Margaret Laurence's "The Stone Angel".

by our direct and indirect relationships to people and events, but also by our feelings of disgust, longing, and depression over a long period of time, "Tragedy may also be created by an opposing envi ...

(7 pages) 48 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature