Essays Tagged: "mortality"

Comparison of shakespear poem/sonnet to a modern day song from kmfdm (with citings and all)

e and in variable fashions, embody similar topics concerning memories of the past, the briefness of mortality, and the human recollections that allow earthly pains to be laid to rest.The resurfacing o ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.6 Apr/2002

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

Zen in the Influence of Zen Buddhism on Samurai warriors

line, the samurai realized the ease with which the monks of Zen Buddhism dealt with issues such as mortality and then began to seek these methods of discipline for themselves for the purposes of beco ...

(1 pages) 115 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Ozymandias by Percy B. Shelley

eThe lone and level sands stretch far away.Humans throughout history have striven to overcome their mortalityby leaving something of themselves behind -- evidence of their existence.The subject of She ... s power. Through irony, unique use of rhyme,and historical allusion, 'Ozymandias' reminds us of our mortality throughthe realization that our earthly accomplishments, so important to us now,will one d ...

(3 pages) 192 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Skin Cancer

still do not have an adequate amount of prevention information to help reduce the disfigurement and mortality from this cancer.Exposure to the ultraviolet radiation from the sun is the most frequently ...

(6 pages) 132 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ovarian cancer

Of all gynecologic malignancies, ovarian cancer continues to have thehighest mortality and is the most difficult to diagnose. In the United Statesfemale population, ovarian canc ... ifficult to diagnose. In the United Statesfemale population, ovarian cancer ranks fifth in absolute mortality amongcancer related deaths (13,000/yr). In most reported cases, ovarian cancer,when first ...

(16 pages) 201 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Treatments of Alcoholism

*In 1988, alcoholism and problems related to it cost the United States an estimated $85.8 billionin mortality and reduced productivity;*Fetal alcohol syndrome, caused by a woman's drinking during preg ...

(7 pages) 166 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte, a direct assault of Victorian morality.

the controversy of Bronte's novellied in its realism, challenging the role of women, religion, and mortality in theVictorian society.In essence, Bronte's novel became a direct assault on Victorian mo ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Term Paper, including Bibliography.

free will, isolation, ancestral sin, humanity's potential for cruelty, the dark side of people, and mortality. I am most famous for my novel The Scarlet Letter that "explores the symbolic romance that ...

(6 pages) 189 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Textbook picture on Diabetic Ketoacidosis.

a patient with Type 1 diabetes is not going to eat, that he or she should not take any insulin. The mortality associated with DKA is less than 5%. Ketoacidosis is common caused by not taking insulin, ...

(1 pages) 61 0 3.9 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Reoccurrences of Death in Emily DIckenson's Writings

ge one of life's undisputable phenomenon's, death. Much of Dickinson's work showed her interests in mortality, and in these three poems, her interests in exploring death are evident. Her curiosity lea ... , "We slowly drove-He knew no haste." The third stanza seems to speed up as the trinity of death, immortality, and the speaker pass the playing children, the grain fields, and the setting sun. The poe ...

(4 pages) 239 0 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marvell's conception of time is ever changing in "To His Coy Mistress",

turies.We find Marvell now occupying the role of a prahmatist. He has become on who is aware of his mortality and of the advance of time. Time now becomes an enemy to be feared, an enemy who is closin ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Report on the black death

Black DeathThe Black Death, which was at first called the great Mortality originated in Asia in the early 1340's. It probably began in China, and from there it spre ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The laws of seatbelt usage.

in all automobiles. . Seatbelts have proven to put the driver and the passengers at lower risks of mortality involved in accidents. It is for this reason that forty-nine of the fifty states of Americ ...

(2 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"Because I Could Not Stop for Death" by Emily Dickinson and "I Heard A Fly Buzz-When I Died".

I Died", both deal with one of life's few certainties, death.Dickinson's intense curiosity towards mortality was present in much of her work, and is her legacy as a poet."Because I could Not Stop for ... "We slowly drove-He knew no haste."The third quatrain seems to speed up as the trinity of death, immortality, and the speaker pass the children playing, the fields of grain, and the setting sun one a ...

(2 pages) 206 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Plain Sense of Things" by Wallace Stevens.

, a short poem, as though to symbolize how short life truly is. It may also possibly be a symbol of mortality, and how everything must come to an end at some point. Stevens obviously takes great care ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

In Jack London's novel, "The Call Of The Wild", adaptation is essential to survival.

rative for one to get a feel for their environment or else they may not prosper and possibly suffer mortality.Buck's character traits mark him as being well adapted to life in the Yukon. First, Buck d ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Death and Rebirth In the Poetry Of Sylvia Plath

g themes in many of Sylvia Plath's poems is that of death, dying, and rebirth. Her fascination with mortality ranges from reluctant acceptance to longing. In this essay I will examine both her view of ... a phoenix and "Eat men like air."(Plath, Sylvia 2) However, it can be argued that the revenge and immortality that Lady Lazarus promises is all talk, with no action forthcoming. Plath doesn't personal ...

(9 pages) 124 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Capital Punishment.

ty is that it involves death; something which is rather permanent for humans, due to the concept of mortality.Ever since the 1650's colonists could be put to death for denying the true God. However, u ...

(5 pages) 117 2 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Attaining zero population growth 2030 in U.S

y 2003. There are three main factors that have an impact on the population, immigration, births and mortality. Immigration and birth rate and fecundity affect the growth of the United State's populati ... factor that contributes the most to steady population growth in the United States is mortality rate. Access to medical care, improved diet and exercise, improved sanitation, immunizatio ...

(3 pages) 57 1 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A very thorough essay on Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats

mous. Ode to a Nightingale was one of his last poems before he died. In this poem, themes of death, mortality, immortality, and the realities of life are reiterated.In the first stanza, the speaker is ... ivers, which were young and beautiful. Using allusions the speaker reiterates his theme of death, immortality, and the harshness of life.In the second stanza, the speaker wants to escape from the pain ...

(8 pages) 74 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers