Essays Tagged: "mother and sister"

The Uberman, Friedrich Nietzsche

sidered himself a devout Lutheran. At age six(two years after his father passed away)Nietzsche, his mother and sister moved to the small town of Naumburg. When Nietzsche was twelve he wrote "I saw God ... to assume leadership."(Bentley, p.85) Ironically, Nietzsche planned to study theology(to please his mother). At this time Nietzsche no longer believed in Christianity, because "with maturity he lost h ...

(4 pages) 187 0 2.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Basically this essay is about "The Life and Times of Edgar Allen Poe" it will tell you about his early life to his death

id and Elizabeth Poe. When his father died at the age of 36, Edgar was left alone with his pregnant mother. He traveled with his mother and sister from theatre to theatre, often sleeping backstage. Wh ... o children, Henry, 13, and Virginia, Poe's cousin and future wife, who was nine, his paralyzed grandmother, and his dying brother William, 24. He tried unsuccessfully to get a job at several newspaper ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.5 May/2002

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

Kenji Mizoguchi and an analysis of his film Ugetsu

class district of Hongo, in Tokyo. Kenji Mizoguchi grew up in poverty, watched his father abuse his mother and sister, and witnessed his sister sold into prostitution. His work was inspired by that of ... lize any scene or tragic event throughout the film. From the boy placing a bowl of rice on his dead mother's grave, the action punctuated by a simple bow, to Genjuro's doomed affair with the ghost Lad ...

(14 pages) 87 1 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

In Tenessee Williams' 'The Glass Menagerie', Amanda says to Tom, 'Go to the moon you selfish dreamer' (pg 96). How far do you agree with this statement?

t to him, this is his only happiness. However 'there is little suggestion that his desertion of his mother and sister has been sanctified by the liberation, or public acknowledgement of his talent', a ... often the harsh reality that Laura has not yet received a gentleman caller - he is objecting to his mother mentally hurting his sister through love. Although Laura does not view his interruption in th ...

(13 pages) 114 1 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Describe how the theme of Heritage fits into several pieces of ethnic literature. "Heritage"

eritage.?Everyday Use? by Alice Walker is a story about how to truly appreciate one?s heritage. The mother and sister, Maggie, live in the same style of house their family has always lived in. Poor an ... what is fashionable and stylish, returns home only to take some of their family heirlooms. When her mother refuses to let her have two quilts made from their ancestors old clothing, Dee, who prefers t ...

(5 pages) 85 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Loss of Innocence.

d say that Elie Wiesel and his father were lucky, but I would have to differ in that opinion.Elie's Mother and sister were taken to the "showers" which unbeknownst to him until later was really a burn ...

(2 pages) 68 4 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Camille Claudel: a Study of her Life.

he family moved to Paris from the Champagne region in 1881. Camille didn't quite get along with her mother and sister. They never really understood her personality and her art, and it was obvious that ... t, and it was obvious that the preferred daughter was Louise. Luckily, they never had the power to smother Camille's talent and ambition.On the other hand, Camille was always close to her brother Paul ...

(11 pages) 54 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Structure Paper for Crime and Punishment.

uced to Rodion's living arrangements and his problems with his landlady. We also find out about his mother and sister and the problems that are going on with them. Rodion's family issues consume most ... ter.Chapter Four: Rodion decides that his sister must not marry Luzhin. He is very unhappy with his mother and sister about the upcoming wedding. In this section we also see him worrying about a young ...

(5 pages) 40 1 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Glass menagerie analysis

mily. The Wingfield family consists of Tom, a thirty-something warehouse employee; Amanda, a loving mother who is a little too overprotective of her children; and Laura, Tom's older sister who is incr ... le as "the man of the house." Because of this, he feels obligated to stay at home and look over his mother and sister. Not only is Tom a character in this play, but he also serves as the narrator, fur ...

(1 pages) 102 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alfred E. Smith. 12pg term paper includes bibliography, endnotes, outline.

. James' Parochial School, yet soon felt obligated to leave school and begin working to support his mother and sister. One can only imagine the many things going through this young boy's mind; at twel ...

(15 pages) 180 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams.

ams.In the play, the character of Tom Wingfield is a brilliant young man that is taking care of his mother and sister because of his dead-beat father that left his family alone. Tom often feels the ne ... uses the excuses to go to the movies whenever he needs to think and get away from his over-bearing mother. I believe that Tom has a love for movies and poetry and he finds comfort in these things. "T ...

(6 pages) 127 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Native son (richard wright) and Bigger's struggle for power.

portrays just exactly the kind of poverty that would drive a person like Bigger to crime. Bigger's mother and sister are horrified at the sight of a huge rat, which Bigger quickly slays. Other humil ... simply so they can dress in private. Bigger is constantly reminded that he is to blame. Bigger's mother often states, "We wouldn't have to live in this garbage dump if you had any manhood in you. ( ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography of Robert Frost

born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco, California. His father was William Prescott Jr., and his mother was Isabelle Moodie Frost. When Robert was the age of eleven, his father passed away. After t ... passed away. After the death of his father, Robert Frost moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts with his mother and sister. His mother took a job as schoolteacher to provide for her children. Soon, Robert ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry


excelled academically and had a love for sports, animals, and poetry.In 1914, Amelia along with her mother and sister left her father after losing another job and Amelia.s mother sent the girls to pri ... student at Columbia University.Although doing well in her studies, in 1920 she decided to join her mother and father in California. While in California she went to an aerial meet at Daugherty Field i ...

(5 pages) 38 3 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

What Jamie Saw Stephene Drouillard

feelings of Jamie through his fear of abandonment, physical sickness, and his effort to protect his mother and sister. By the end of the tale, Jamie begins to realize that all he really need is his fa ... ry and how it will unfold.As the story progressed, Jamie had constant unpleasant thoughts about his mother's ex-boyfriend Van. "When he thought of Nin's crib, he pictured Van standing beside it, and h ...

(5 pages) 18 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

TITLE: In Blood and Heart TOPIC: Alice Walker's short story "Everyday Use" THESIS: [Alice Walker] shows how families fight ignorance, face change, find happiness, and feel love.

and Maggie lack knowledge of the world while Dee lacks understanding of her family. Dee read to her mother and sister of the outside world, "forcing words [...] upon us two" making them "ignorant unde ... f her grandparents' and great-grandparents' clothing; the quilt-tops were hand-stitched by her grandmother, and the quilts finished by Mama and Big Dee (315). Dee wanted the quilts simply because they ...

(4 pages) 186 2 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

About the novel, A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess

rgess was born in Manchester, England on February 25, 1917. When he was a child of one-year-old his mother and sister passed away due to the influenza epidemic. He continued living with his father who ... x, what caused this behavior in him is a mystery. Could it have been an alcoholic abusive father, a mother whose painstakingly high expectations were only belittled by her son's prepubescent violence, ...

(7 pages) 69 1 3.3 Apr/2004

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

Family Past Means a Lot to the Present This essay is on the short story "Everyday Use," by Alice Walker. The assignment was to describe how the quilts are symbolic.

nd them, or instead choose to hold onto their heritage and traditions. In our story, Maggie and her mother live the old fashioned way and cherish the traditions, while Dee just wants to move forwards ... way and cherish the traditions, while Dee just wants to move forwards and modernize. She views her mother and sister as somewhat backwards. When Dee comes to visit, Mama is faced with a dilemma: whic ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Everyday Use" and "A Pair of Tickets"

"Everyday Use" and "A Pair of Tickets"In "Everyday Use," Alice Walker writes about a black mother and her two daughters, Maggie and Dee. Both the mother and Maggie are traditional characters, ... traditional characters, who are proud of their black heritage. However, Dee is the opposite of her mother and sister. She has false thoughts of her heritage. In "A Pair of Tickets," the author, Amy T ...

(5 pages) 66 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Biography of George Washington Carver: A Hero to all African-Americans.

parents. When he was an infant his father was killed in an accident. Shortly thereafter George, his mother, and a sister were stolen and carried into Arkansas by raiders. His mother and sister disappe ...

(8 pages) 47 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents