Essays Tagged: "mystic"

Daniel Hoffman says of the House of Usher: »It is no house at all, but a profound and intricate metaphor of the self.« Discuss.

A sense of the supernatural and mystic surrounding the house pervades the narration from the very beginning. The house is personalis ...

(2 pages) 144 2 3.9 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography of Pythagoras (Greek Philosopher and Mathematician)

e at an early date. Sometimes he is represented as a man of science, and sometimes as a preacher of mystic doctrines, and we might be tempted to regard one or other of those characters as alone histor ... at there is no need to reject either of the traditional views. The union of mathematical genius and mysticism is common enough.Originally, from Sámos, Pythagoras founded at Kroton (in southern ...

(3 pages) 145 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The ghosts of York, England

, you would say, that it is the most mysterious and haunted city in England and all over the world! Mystic atmosphere in York is everywhere, and also in old streets and walkways, where there is no sun ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Native American Shaman: The Source of Sacred Knowledge

t Native people the shaman is seen as an all-around sacred practitioner, healer, herbalist, doctor, mystic, storyteller, dancer, and singer of songs. Hopefully, the information in this paper will help ... n their community (Doore, pg.7). The shaman was often seen as an all-around sacred practitioner; a mystic, a doctor, an herbalist, a diagnostician, a hunter, a dancer, a singer, a storyteller, an art ...

(12 pages) 172 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A matter of Life and Death

random clustering of atoms which, for a brief moment in eternity produce a living creature, to the mystic, who thinks that life is either an illusion, or a passage through a multi-layered experience ... layered experience in which there is no death. The materialist sees life in terms of mechanics, the mystic sees life in terms of infinity in which all things are possible but nothing is provable.Some ...

(28 pages) 142 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Close analysis of kybla khan

Coleridge's "Kubla Khan"Kubla KhanA vision in a dream. A fragment.The poem Kubla Khan is a strange, mystic poem that some people believe to be the most romantic poem ever written. A reason why this po ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Childhood

a princess.He bought me a beautiful white pony with blue eyes and light blonde hair. I named her Mystic and he taught me how to ride her and how to take good care of her. I would wake up everyday a ... to ride her and how to take good care of her. I would wake up everyday at 7 am just to take care of Mystic. I had so much fun. When I was about 4 years old, my father bought me a beautiful brown and w ...

(5 pages) 71 1 3.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Alternative Medecine

yday life. It varies from simple treatments such as aromatherapy to rather complicated (and somehow mystic!) ones like accupuncture and hypnotherapy. It has such a wide coverage that any method with n ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Hasidic Interpretations of the First Verse of the Shema" From Norman Lamm's "The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism."

According to the mystic tradition as expressed in the Zohar, the first verse of the Shema represents the "Higher Unif ...

(4 pages) 26 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How does the concept of text evolve from the 18th century onwards? Show how the role of the actor is integrated into the idea of text. Underline any contrasting views on the subject.

ical changes took place during the 20th century where the concepts of Antonin Artaud gave theatre a mystic and supernatural outlook, eliminating the written text completely and focusing mainly on the ... d. Language, if used, should no longer be humanistic, realistic and psychological but religious and mystic, the language of incantation. Another interesting concept introduced by Artaud is his notion ...

(11 pages) 50 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Compare and Contrast of two stories "Latifa" and "The Crazy Dervish and the Pomegranate Tree: A Mystic Tale"

lansky's story "Latifa" and Farnoosh Moshiri's story "The Crazy Dervish and the Pomegranate Tree: A Mystic Tale" both rely on a knowledge of the historical and religious aspects of Palestine and Iran. ... one chosen by God for Issac.Farnoosh Moshiri's story "The Crazy Dervish and the Pomegranate Tree: A Mystic Tale" can also be looked upon as a Sufi - mysticism. Naroo in the Sufi reading can be transla ...

(3 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How does Okara in "Piano and Drums" respond to the two types of different music and instruments?

strong emphasis on the contrast of African and western cultures. The first two stanzas talk of the mystic rhythm and excitement of the drums. The words used to describe the drums are violent and raw: ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Use of magic realism within Tim Winton's "Cloudstreet"

nts are a part of magic realism, and in Cloudstreet they can be found in the form of the Aboriginal mystic, the Pentecostal pig and the spirits in the house. The spirits are particularly important in ... including, but not limited to, water, which is representing both life and death, and the Aboriginal mystic who is representative of the Aboriginal connection with the land. However, the most meaningfu ...

(6 pages) 48 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"An Inspector Calls" - Write about Inspector Goole's character in this play how far is he a believable policeman? How does Priestley use the Inspector in the play?

t of by Priestley to give the character an air of mystery.The Inspector’s role as some sort of mystic, all knowing power is reinforced when he explains to Gerald Croft why Sheila wants to stay to ...

(15 pages) 20 0 1.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ancient History Assessment Task: The Reign of King Thutmose III

adolescent years, the campaigns fought by the King and the structures that he built that add to the mystic and phenomenal civilization of the Ancient Egyptians. These aspects of Thutmose III's reign w ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Crazy Story Lady

seeing as how she has 2 aliases, Dylan Harson and S.J. Strayhorn ("S.(haron)"¦" and "A Mystic"¦"). Her actual real name is Sharon Kay Epperson. She wrote one book under each ... derland, Kansas Blue, Nightmare, Moons of Summer, The Neighborhood, Black Night, and Green Lake ("A Mystic"¦). And that's pretty much all you need to know about this "Crazy Story Lady." S ...

(2 pages) 610 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Isolation As Consequence Of Sin

t was too sterile for cultivation" (84). Also, the cottage is similar to a witch's house in that "a mystic shadow of suspicion immediately [attaches] itself to the spot" (84). The cottage is "shut out ...

(3 pages) 1264 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Letter To The School Board

mber of reasons.First, Blake was a very religious man. He was known to have spiritual relations and mystic revelations at a very young age. Blake was known in the romantic ages as a very religious and ...

(1 pages) 655 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Great Gatsby

oung men. Both men seem just a little out of place in their surroundings but still are drawn to the mystic of the Great Plains. Jim and Nick are an everyman, balanced between the working class and the ...

(3 pages) 522 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oedipus the king 3

s own problem. Though his father may have had a reason to want Oedipus dead, after hearing what the mystic had to say about young Oedipus' future, it was not Oedipus fault that he was destined to do w ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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