Essays Tagged: "nuns"


changeAn begin to beg for changeHit the streets as thugs and bumsAshamed to look up at gods or even nunsExcuses created and fronts put upAfraid to show fearTo any other peerShow weakness an lose respe ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Report on Lady of Angels Fire

s and other rescuers soon arrived, but they weren't able to save all; ninety-two students and three nuns lost their lives.As a result, the community started seeking scapegoats. People first blamed the ... . People first blamed the janitor for setting the fire, when no evidence was found; they blamed the nuns, who encouraged the students to say rosary rather than escape. Most of all, they accused the sc ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2003

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

Religions in China

at there are 9500 temples, monasteries and convents throughout the country, run by 170000 monks and nuns.Lamaism is found mainly among such minorities as Tibetans, Mongols and Tu, Naxi, Pumi and Menba ... . Six hundred Taoist temples are opened to the public across China, and about 6000 Taoist monks and nuns live and worship in them. The Taoist Association of China was founded in 1957 and runs one Taoi ...

(25 pages) 316 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Chaucer's attitude towards the Church in the prologue to the canterbury tales.

racter, the Prioress, is an important nun, who also brought with her another nun and three priests. Nuns should have no possessions, live simple lives, should eat simple food, and look after the poor, ... the impression that they don't mean anything to her.She has jewelry, expensive personal items which nuns should not own."Of smal coral aboute hire arm she barA peire of bedes, gauded al with greneAnd ...

(6 pages) 92 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Buddhism: Case Study - Continuity, Change and Globalisation in Buddhsim.

eology has changed throughout the centuries, as there is evident discrimination towards females and nuns. This has come about because of the seemingly natural predisposition of males to want to domina ... ple, we did not see many monks around because they were elsewhere, doing more important things, the nuns were left to teach the school children and tourists. After visiting the Nan Tien Temple, and se ...

(3 pages) 101 1 1.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Catholic Christianity and Rastafarianism.

Christianity being the Pope, supported by cardinals, archbishops, bishops, priests and brothers and nuns. Christianity has many stories, such as those in the Bible, those of the Saints and the story o ...

(4 pages) 141 4 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This essay Is an analysis and personal response to "The Whores Child", by Richard Russo

use of her background. After her mother dies, she joins the deity and grows up to become one of the nuns she hated so much. Using narration and character, "The Whore's Child" ironically shows how the ... ut himself and his life. The first image we see from the narrator is he and his wife looking at the nuns. He tells us that he is a very famous writer and that he has written a book that is a best sell ...

(4 pages) 57 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is about the corruption of the papacy in the Middle Ages.

lergy. The clergy are church officials who are divided into two classes. The first class, monks and nuns, lived in accordance to a recognized religious rule, and remained secluded from the outside wor ...

(7 pages) 147 1 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The arts (painting, music, literature etc.) reveal the otherwise hidden ideas and impulses of a society.

, that cannot be seen through open eyes. Consider the frescoes of Fra Angelico and others monks and nuns of medieval period, who sought primarily through their representations of Madonna and Child to ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

"Nuns, Wives, and Mothers: Women and the Reformation in Germany"

Nuns, Wives, and Mothers: Women and the Reformation in GermanyBefore the Protestant Reformation ther ... get remarried and they'd take on the guild of their new husband.After the Reformation, many of the nuns and sisters married. Even during the Reformation they'd be married to Reformers, not to mention ...

(1 pages) 52 2 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

"The Catcher in the Rye".

ly feeling sorry for others. He is also charitable and considerate, as when he donated money to the nuns (pg115).Holden talks and often acts impulsively, "All of a sudden for no good reason, really, e ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay On Crow Dog

holic school. Although there were no social workers ripping me from their arms, society was enough. Nuns were brutal and still insist and hitting children with rulers, paddles, and anything they can r ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Holden Caulfield's Characteristics

d he goes out to meet Mr. Spencer, his teacher at Pencey. He donates a large amount of money to the nuns he meets at the station with the cheap glasses, and even feels sorry for the prostitute he orde ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Religion in Tibet

rma he had realized in that moment. Around him developed a community or Sangha of monks and, later, nuns, drawn from every tribe and caste, devoted to practicing this path. In approximately 486 BC, at ... he Chinese Cultural Revolution with the Red Guard destroying anything religious and persecuting the nuns and monks. Many temples were destroyed and other religious buildings during this time. The reli ...

(6 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


ral cult that connected the dead, the living, and the unborn. Buddhists who did not become monks or nuns often made generous contributions to the construction or beautification of temples. Although be ... e provinces of China (like a disease). During the eighth century day after day the number of monks, nuns and followers grew larger in China. Now the "anti-Buddhism" had a real reason why they responde ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Beguines

"There are among us women whom we have no idea what to call, ordinary women or nuns, because they live neither in the world nor out of it. Franciscan Friar Gilbert of Tournai, 127 ...

(8 pages) 43 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Critically analyse the treatment of the sexually sublime in 'Zofloya' and 'The Monk'

ious society in which Ambrosio lives is seen to be hypocritical, particularly about sexual matters. Nuns lust after young Theodore, the cruel abbess reveals her secret machinations, Ambrosio (who fant ...

(6 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Literary Analysis of Catcher in the Rye. How Overanalyzation leads to rationalization.

sex, why he ordered the prostitute, why Sally did not want to go with him, and why he only gave the nuns $10.Detailing his own intimate opportunities, Holden considers why he has never had sex. Trying ... ning was beneficial.Holden even fights with himself over a small amount of money that he donated to nuns. When Holden donates to a few nuns, he reanalyzes the situation to rationalize his decision. "A ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Role of women and children (1600-1900)

ct, worked in a range of trades, though they were concentrated in the food and clothing industries. Nuns avoided the problems associated with pregnancy, and could attain some power. Aristocratic women ...

(6 pages) 109 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Frederick Ozanam

im and several of his friends during one of their debating sessions. "We know about your clergy and nuns working with the poor, but what are you and your friends in this room doing about the poor?" "S ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History