Essays Tagged: "Orpheus"

Creatures Of Anciant Greece.

who ventured to Hades and wrestled Cerberus into submission. Cerberus also appears in the story of Orpheus, who lulled the dog to sleep with music on his way into Hades to search for his lover Eurydi ...

(2 pages) 54 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

I Forgive You.

As I watched Orpheus' prone figure in the distance, a thought kept processing in my mind. Why wasn't he with his ... r with a thud. "Oww..." I whimpered as I rubbed the sore cheeks of my derriere. "What's up with you Orpheus?!" I growled as I got up for the second time that day from falling on my butt.Well, obviousl ... idn't even hear. The door had already been shut. My eyes went back towards the direction I last saw Orpheus go but for some odd reason, he had disappeared completely.Shrugging and then turning around, ...

(14 pages) 103 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Monteverdi`s opera "L`Orfeo".

u nobile dio"4. Schlusswort5. Bibliografie1. Claudio Monteverdis Oper "L`Orfeo"Immer wieder hat der Orpheus - Mythos die Musiker fasziniert. Es gibt allein an die vierzig Opern über dieses Thema, ... ten Höhepunkt. Die vom Komponisten als Favola in Musica bezeichnete Oper beinhaltet die antike Orpheus - Erzählung. Weder der Text noch die Musik steht im Vordergrund. Monteverdi schafft ein ...

(16 pages) 55 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A short characterization on a character named Darcourt in a short story. example of a characterization.

DarcourtIn The Lyre of Orpheus, Robertson Davies writes about a character named Simon Darcourt who is a Professor of Greek ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Artist-Scientist: Orpheus and Daedalus. Compare and contrast two Greek myths. Make sure to link to Joseph Campbell's The Hero With A Thousand Faces.

nglehearted, courageous, and full of faith that the truth, as he finds it, shall make us free"(24). Orpheus is the artist and Dædalus is the scientist. These two heroes use their crafts as a mea ... alus is the scientist. These two heroes use their crafts as a means to aiding themselves and others.Orpheus' skill was his music. He was said to be the greatest musician who was not a god. Hamilton sa ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.7 May/2004

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

Hoffmann's role in The Lyre of Orpheus

Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann plays an extremely important role in The Lyre of Orpheus. His character is vital to plot development, character exposition and theme revelation. Hoff ... ral presence impacts these aspects of the novel. One of the main plot strands of The Lyre of Orpheus "concerns the production of an opera subsidized by the Cornish Foundation - not so much a pr ... ntial element in the afore-mentioned aspects of the novel.Works CitedDavies, Robertson. The Lyre of Orpheus. New York: Penguin, 1990.Gray, Paul. "Whisperings of Intuition". Time. 26 December 1988.Lodg ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Inner journey's as represented by various texts

ner journeys along with the intense emotions that are linked with these journeys. In ?Of Eurydice?, Orpheus?s journey to the underworld is what initiates his inner journey. Orpheus believed that he wa ... the physical journey can be established and therefore reveal that his physical journey resulted in Orpheus?s inner journey. Additionally, in the film ?Girl, Interrupted? there are various physical jo ...

(7 pages) 25 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Socrates and Epicurus: Why death should not be feared.

his is the case, death cannot be a bad thing, because you'd get to meat great people like Homer and Orpheus, and would have the opportunity to talk with them and ask questions. He believes they would ... erlife may be, some of which weren't always good. For Socrates, meeting great people like Homer and Orpheus would be a blessing, but what is pleasant for Socrates may not be pleasant for others (Jackm ...

(4 pages) 64 1 3.8 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Opera composer 1590 - 1890

omantic" tone. Pastoral elements in the opera include the band of shepherds who form the retinue of Orpheus and Eurydice and, most importantly, the frequent use of the pathetic fallacy. For instance, ... l in the forest, a bird in the trees, or a fish in the streams that fails to rejoice at the news of Orpheus and Eurydice's betrothal (Che non e fera in bosco, augello in fronda, o muto pesce in onda, ...

(22 pages) 22 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

"A Few Notes for Orpheus", by Don Bailey

Jennifer AngelucciOctober 17th, 2006English 10 - EMs. IgnacioA Few Notes for OrpheusBy: Don BaileyIn the short story "A Few Notes for Orpheus" Don Bailey portrays the protagonis ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Socrates on why Death is a Blessing

to another place" and upon relocating to this other place being able to question the great minds of Orpheus, Musaeus, Hesiod and Homer. If the latter is true, Socrates states this will bring him great ...

(6 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Veil Nebula

ame into the sky in remembrance of his amorous adventure.Other stories say the swan is the musician Orpheus, who the gods transformed into a bird and placed near the beloved harp he invented, Lyra. Bu ...

(8 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Space