Essays Tagged: "main themes"

Meaning of death in Hinduism

action, the way of devotion and the way of knowledge.When Hinduism originated as a religion it was mainly concerned with sacrifices for ancestors. The sacred texts - called the Vedas - on which Hindu ... acrifices for ancestors. The sacred texts - called the Vedas - on which Hinduism was based were the main root of the many different branches of Hindu philosophy. The Vedas originated around 1400-1200 ...

(8 pages) 225 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Greenspan - The Case for the Defense

to learn more about Jurisprudence and the Criminal Code.The entire casebook revolves around several main themes including the balance of Positiveand Natural influences in the courtroom, whether a lawy ... e entire novel, the theme bends and curves itselfaround different and unavoidable situations, but remains its original meaning that no one isguilty until proven so. Greenspan refers to this phrase cou ...

(2 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Expository Essay on "A Street Car Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams

One of the main themes expressed by Tennessee Williams in his play, A Streetcar Named Desire, is to condemn tho ...

(3 pages) 158 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Cay -Book Review by Theodore Taylor"

ty of the island and Williamsted, Phillip's home, which is a Dutch colonised island.ThemeOne of the main themes in this novel is racism. Phillip sees Negroes in the same way as his mother despises the ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fate's misfortune in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"

others believe it to be controlledby a person's own actions. In Romeo and Juliet, fate is one of themain themes, described as having power over many of the events inthe play. Fate is often called upon ...

(4 pages) 237 6 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Mill's Theory of Liberty

Essay on Mill's theory of Liberty Brilliant exposition of the main themes. Well done!In outlining his theory on liberty, Mill separates his discussion into twocle ... hat the singularly most important benefit of liberty is theprogress of humankind.Nevertheless, it remains doubtful whether some of the benefits Millattributes to liberty would materialise, and whether ... pediments, people wouldnaturally aspire to individuality. He forgets that some people would ratherremain in the safety of conformism, try to be as ordinary as possible,rather than risk being made to l ...

(14 pages) 360 1 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

This essay is about the main themes in the book "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Nelle Harper Lee,and how the themes are each important to the story.

To Kill a Mockingbird essayIn the novel To kill a Mockingbird there are a few main themes that run throughout it. The themes are; coming of age, racism and feminism. Each of thes ...

(2 pages) 75 1 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Themes in "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

in theearly 20th century. It shows the families, feelings, and bigotry of the time. There are three main themes in the novel,which are: justice is not blind, mob rule is not the way to solve things, a ...

(4 pages) 121 0 1.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

The issue of predjudice in "To kill a mockingbird" by Harper Lee

to storyB. relation to Scottsboro trialsVII. ConclusionIn this paper I intend to explore one of the main themes of Harper Lee'sTo Kill A Mockingbird, the issue of prejudice. I intend to explore how th ... y by Thorndike Barnhart asan 'opinion formed without taking the time and care to judge fairly'. The main focus of part one is Boo Radley. Boo was considered to be an outcast by many of the people in M ...

(6 pages) 90 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Poe's "Cask of Amontillado"

TASK: To write a summary theme of Poe's 'The Cask Of Amontillado'One of the main themes of Edgar Allan Poe's The Cask Of Amontillado is revenge. In this summary theme I intend ... han a hundred years ago ( it was first published in 1846 ) during Italian Carnival festivities. The main character, a man called Montressor, feels terribly ofended, even insulted by a friend named For ...

(2 pages) 342 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

this essay will be talking about the two main themes played in the novel A Separate Peace.

The themes hope and fear are two of the main themes played in A Separate Peace. These two themes play an important role in the novel. The re ... lls Brinker that it is just an accident. -"Oh you mean Gene? - He wasn't in--" Finally, hope is the main and only thing that helps gene stays calm. It is the only thing that helps Finny stays happy an ...

(5 pages) 59 0 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

King Lear

fuller understanding of the issues involved and a dramatic unity to the whole. Nature is one of the main themes, Shakespeare frequently presents it in terms of what characters feel is natural or unnat ... as an opportunity for justice to be done, by considering other violent or unnatural criminals who remain 'Unwhipped of justice', he wants people to be found out for their wrong doings. He begins to se ...

(8 pages) 101 0 4.4 Oct/2002

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

Oedipus the King..or Oedipus the Blind!

Oedipus the BlindIn Sophocles' play, Oedipus the King, one of the main themes is blindness. Not just physical blindness, but intellectual blindness as well. The blind ...

(1 pages) 134 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison of themes in "McBeth" by William Shakespeare and "The Last Safe Place on Earth" by Richard Peck

the common theme of 'appearances can be deceiving'. In Macbeth, deceiving appearances is one of the main themes and it is portrayed by Lady Macbeth's character. She seems to have two separate personal ... on grows and this is what many readers enjoy in a book. The theme of looks can be deceiving was the main theme in The Last Safe Place On Earth and one of the many main themes in Macbeth. The reader ca ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.7 Dec/2002

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

Response to Lois Tilden's "Sleep, My Little One." A response to a short science fiction story about a world that never sleeps - literally - and the probility of such a future.

sleeping for eight hours, all that is needed is a thirty minute relaxation exercise. There are two main themes of this story: the over-scheduling of life, and the importance of sleep, especially for ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of archetypal symbols in the film "The Last Wave"

ulture and social conflict, while at the same time being a watery thrill ride. The film has several main themes, which may not seem apparent by merely watching the film, but rather doing in-depth anal ... mes of "The Last Wave" can be seen as both culture subjugation and an archetypal Hero's Journey.The main theme of the film is less evident than it's advertised theme, which is a story about one man's ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.0 Apr/2003

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

John Webster's "The Duchess of Malfi.".

s obvious the use of metaphors that are continually part of the text. During this scene, one of the main themes, the Duchess's desire to be in control, is very distinct for the first time.The Duchess' ... esire to remarry is a shock in sixteenth and seventeenth century England where most widows simply remained single living off the wealth of their deceased husbands. The Duchess's willful nature is furt ...

(5 pages) 79 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Act one of Edward II.

From the first sentence of the first Scene of Christopher Marlowe's Edward II, three of the main themes of the play become apparent; "My Father is deceased; come Gaveston, and share the Kingdo ... said by Gaveston on his return to England, having been banned years before by Edward I. The play's main themes are therefore; death, politics, and friendship, and out of these three themes politics i ...

(6 pages) 34 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Three Themes in Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein".

Three Main Themes In FrankensteinMary Shelley illustrates many important themes in her famous novel Franke ... s there.One of the novels' most outstanding themes is birth and creation should be left to God. The main character, Victor Frankenstein, succeeds in creating a 'human' life form. In doing this, Franke ...

(4 pages) 123 2 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is about the Duke Vincentio in Measure for Measure. He is described as the old fantastical Duke of dark corners.

ar opposites the character is nethertheless a character of ambivalence. Contradiction is one of the main themes of the play, as is appearance versus reality, law versus grace and justice versus mercy. ...

(6 pages) 88 0 4.1 Apr/2003

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