Essays Tagged: "love affairs"

A review of Gone to Soldiers

r II. Piercy connects the lives of women and men, Jews and gentiles by using family ties and steamy love affairs. The people have dramatically different profiles, some are rich some are poor, some are ... ing resisting French Jews. Piercy makes history exciting by making each character really experience love and hate and the mundane daily struggles of the individual. I completely enjoyed Gone to ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

The Great Gatsby:A Great American Love StoryF. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby can be characterized as being one of the great Amer ... at Gatsby can be characterized as being one of the great American love stories of the 20th century. Love is clearly a theme throughout the novel. Whether it be between Nick and Jordan, George and Myrt ... be between Nick and Jordan, George and Myrtle, Myrtle and Tom, Tom and Daisy, or Daisy and Gatsby, love is a constant element of the story.Although all of the love affairs present in this story are s ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Aug/2003

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

Reaction Paper to Michele A. Paludi's "Sexual Harassment in College and University Settings".

le figure--all these 'harassing' behaviors have been used to fire professors. Even fully consensual love affairs weren't safe, once some third party found out, got offended, and found time to complain ...

(3 pages) 66 1 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The essay is about the life of bob Marley.

tragic death in 1981 left the world in mourning. When Bob was alive, there were many stories of his love affairs with scores of women, Bob secretly carried guns or knives and threatened to kill those ... ry, but she believes he was born in Clarendon. Norval family was middle class white people. Cedalla love Bob's father. Norval was in his forty when he had a relationship with her.As the relationship g ...

(8 pages) 99 1 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Book report of The Scarlet Letter

as published in 1850 in Massachusetts by Ticknor, Reed, and Fields.The story tells of the forbidden love affairs, which happens between a sensitive, religious young priest, the Reverend Arthur Dimmesd ... st difficult to understand. As revealed by Hester:"She is the scarlet letter, only capable of being loved." Pearl acts as the symbol of both love and sin, so she is both loved and hated by her mother. ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.5 Apr/2004

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

Ernest Hemingway's Love Life

newspaper columns, Hemingway was known in a more infamous way. Hemingway became known for his many love affairs. Between the years of 1920 and 1961, Hemingway had been married four times to four diff ... fter a while, however, breaking up and moving on became nothing more than habit to him. Each of his love interests played a unique and interesting role in Hemingway's life.Agnes Von Kurowsky was the f ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Review of Madame Bovary and its symbolism

urgeois, Madame Bovary relates the story of Emma Bovary, a bored housewife whose dreams of romantic love (primarily gathered from popular romanticized novels) are unfulfilled through her marriage to a ... lled through her marriage to a simple country doctor. She attempts to realize her fantasies through love affairs with a local landowner and a law clerk, and later through extravagant purchases. Unable ...

(11 pages) 42 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


e years Hollywood has portrayed Cleopatra as a beautiful temptress and mainly focused on her famous love affairs with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. The fact is she was not that good looking but was a ... ke a fish. This metaphor never grows old, even in our time. One thing is for certain, in matters of love, as in all things, Cleopatra favored high drama: her emotions were as volatile as they were the ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Discussion of the use of magic in Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'.

m through their use of magic. Magic also provides the means by which the plot, power relationships, love affairs and themes of the play are created and affected. The most obvious effect of magic in Th ... ich illustrate his power on the island. As well as illustrating power, magic is also used to affect love in The Tempest.The Tempest is seen by many as one of Shakespeare's Elizabethan romance plays. T ...

(6 pages) 74 0 0.0 Jul/2005

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

Comparison between the poems "Love" by George Hilbert and "Valentine" by Carol Ann Duffy

I am going to talk about two different kinds of love: mature love and religious love. I will compare Love (III) by George Hilbert (religious) and Va ... rends in both.These two poems have distinct meanings, as one of them relates to religion and Jesus' love for us. It portrays the Last Supper, and the author attempts to create greater intimacy and ide ... fying it into a feeling which is common. Valentine is about a woman who has been hurt previously in love affairs and is giving her lover an onion for his valentine's gift, because with it you are able ...

(3 pages) 26 1 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Why do they commit suicide?

essay will discuss three main reasons for Vietnamese students' suicidal tendency.First, breakups in love affairs account for a remarkable percentage of suicidal cases among Vietnamese students, or to ... t certain moments. Thus, a partner becomes their indispensable source of consolation. However, when love ends, these students, especially females, tend to be shocked and may think of death as the only ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

The Relationship Between the Gods and Mortals as Portrayed in "The Iliad"

elves. The gods have human-like characteristics, as they watch over their favorite mortals and have love affairs with them. Some of the gods are not as virtuous and admirable, but are rather flawed, a ... r hearts' content, Apollo playing beautiful melodies on the lyre, The Muses singing responsively in lovely voices... And the Lord of Lightning, Olympian Zeus, went to his bed, The bed he always slept ...

(4 pages) 61 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature


eu of the 1940's. Although the movie was viewed by many as one giant soap opera, in relation to the love affairs of Sergeant Warden and Private Prewitt, the love affairs, besides providing romantic cl ... er mother) who are desperately trying to live a safe life, even if that might entail giving up true love. Alma, however, does not choose a safe life over Prewitt, instead she begs him to stay and be w ...

(7 pages) 705 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Wuthering Heights-real In Depth

s in the 19th century, Emily Brontë's novel Wuthering Heights is the story of several love affairs that try to withstand the separation of social classes in order to keep their love aliv ... sehold. As children, Heathcliff and Catherine were the best of friends, a friendship that turned to love with the coming of age. As the plot thickens, Catherine develops a close relationship with the ...

(18 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Sun Also Rises : The Lost Generation

outhful idealism, these individuals sought the meaning of life, drank excessively, were wanton, had love affairs and created some of the finest American literature to date. (" ... er occasion in the novel conveying the ideas of the lost generation was when Brett could not really love anyone. She did not stick to one person but slept around with many different men. " "˜ I' ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Letters Of Abelard And Heloise

f "The Letters of Abelard and Heloise" is thought to be one of the world's most greatful and tragic love affairs. In the realm of critical thinking, Abelard undoubtedly ranked highly in his day. He wa ... to what made Abelard an individual. Then he tells us in graphic language the tale of how he fell in love with Heloise, niece of Canon Fulbert.In the midst of his exploits he met Heloise, and in the fi ...

(4 pages) 785 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jude The Obscure And Tess Of The D’Urbervilles

ern he follows in writing novels is the entanglements and cross-purposes resulting form conflicting love affairs, which is the same for this novel, as well. The public outcry over Hardy's two final an ... his is where Mrs. Henchard met Henchard the first time after he sold them. It was a place for happy lovers. This is symbolic because they were lovers and they are reuniting again in a lover place. The ...

(18 pages) 2229 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord Byron: His Life and Influence in the World of Literature

of the notoriety surrounding Byron lies on his provocative lifestyle, which included extravagance, love affairs, incest, sodomy, and numerous debts (Wikipedia, par. 2). Lady Caroline Lamb described h ... 2007<>2. Crompton, Louis. Byron and Greek Love: Homophobia in 19th Century England. Gay Men's Press, New Ed: 19983. "Lord George Byron (1788-1 ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Wars

of Great War Canadian novels." · It has characteristics of descriptions of battles and great love affairs in England · However, The Wars has more form then it's predecessors, through its ... diaries that the reader sees Robert's true character, a person who strove for perfection and craved love. Which ultimately tells of other men in the war.The stories told about Robert and other charact ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Gainer or mourner - Which role does the mistress in

Gainer or mourner - Which role does the mistress in a love affair with a married man play? Love affairs with a married partner involved used to have a wic ... it seems that the subject has lost a little bit of its delicate character. However, when discussing love affairs people still tend to see a sexist part in the topic. They often put the feminine lover ... the other hand a woman, usually younger than himself, who is responsible for the refreshment of his love life. But is it still realistic to put the mistress in the role of the poor victim? I think it ...

(4 pages) 1411 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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