Essays Tagged: "Passion"

Hamlet's Tragic Flaw

of irresolution, the uncertainty on how to act or proceed, is shown when Hamlet sees a play and the passion the actors had, after Hamlet's third soliloquy, in Hamlet's fourth soliloquy, and in Hamlet' ... enging his father's death.First, Hamlet's flaw of irresolution is shown when he sees a play and the passion one particular actor had. A group of players has arrived and Hamlet arranges a personal view ...

(4 pages) 324 0 4.1 Jan/1997

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


reflect that 'there issomething rotten in the state of Denmark'. It is full of corruption, deceit, passion,ruthlessness, and ambition that Hamlet is not used to (Lidz, 71). His mind temporarily canno ... usionment3(Lidz, 130). He is here making an attempt to not only regain the love of his mother, but apassionwhose flames were ignited by Gertrude's hasty marriage.The dear and lovely Ophelia is another ...

(12 pages) 309 1 4.4 Jan/1996

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

Mountain bikes

Mountain BikesIt has been a decade in the making, but the mountain bike has become a passion for many people.Along with this passion it has also become the most environmental way to get ...

(18 pages) 72 0 4.3 Jun/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A study on Romanticism - Wordsworth

Wordsworth poetry derives its strength from the passion with which he views nature. Wordsworth has grown tired of the world mankind has created, and ...

(2 pages) 230 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Madame de

erfection. This tragedy of love, which begins in narcissistic flirtation and passes from romance to passion, to desperation, is set, ironically, in aristocratic circles that seem too superficial to ta ... are used to evoke the protection that style and manners and wealth provide, and to demonstrate that passion can destroy it all.In Madame de there occurs a rather intricate merger of complex, even dazz ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.9 Jan/1996

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

Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

, represent the sharply contrasting themes that govern the lives of their inhabitants: wildness and passion in Wuthering Heights and public elegance and respect in Thrushcross Grange. Much of the powe ... ic force of the attachment of Catherine and Heathcliff for each other. Catherine is the intense and passionate daughter of Mr. Earnshaw and Heathcliff is an orphan boy that he adopted. Catherine and H ...

(8 pages) 177 1 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"The Martian Chronicles" by Ray Bradbury

ned with man throughout history. In the book, The MartianChronicles, this theme is portrayed with a passion. Man's lust withimperialism leads to destruction.Man's greed for land causes desolation. In ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The most dangerous game" by Richard Conel

od and plenty of rest. Zaroff was talking to Rainsford about hunting, and then Zaroff explained his passion, he hunted humans because animals were no challenge. Rainsford did not like this and tried t ...

(2 pages) 94 0 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley. Compares life as Huxley described it in the World State with life in the United States today.

son is happy. It does its best to eliminate any painful emotion, which means every deep feeling and passion. It uses genetic engineering and conditioning to ensure that everyone is happy with his or h ... ngs to everyone else.' In this Utopia, what we think of as true love for one person would lead to a passion for that person and the establishment of family life, both of which would interfere with the ...

(5 pages) 192 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The storm" by Kate Chopin

n sexuality. This essayargues that 'The Storm' may be interpreted as a specific actof sexuality and passion joined with a condemnation of itsrepression by society. If one is to attempt to interpret 'T ... ry to examine the conditions ofthe surroundings.The title of 'The Storm,' with its sexual energy andpassion, is of course critical to any interpretation of thenarrative. The title refers to nature, so ...

(3 pages) 337 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

First Love. Refers to Vladimir, in Turgenev's "First Love", and Tatyana, in Pushkin's "Eugene Onegin"

rson; like wildfire spreading through a tree. But as the feelings become more intense, the flame of passion can turn into a blazing fire that burns painfully through every vein. A person's first love ... ry vein. A person's first love is especially powerful because it grows from an innocent, naïve passion. Such was the case for both Vladimir, in Turgenev's First Love, and Tatyana, in Pushkin's Eu ...

(5 pages) 72 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

ion, and impossible odds. Although she processesa strong soul she must fight not only the forces of passion and reason within herself ,butother's wills constantly imposed on her. In its first publicat ... of the19th century. Emotions any respectable girl would repress. Women at this time were notto feel passion, nor were they considered sexual beings. To conceive the thought ofwomen expressing rage and ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Edna, the main character in "The awakening" by Kate Chopin

life--'she grew fond of her husband, realizingwith some unaccountable satisfaction that no trace of passion orexcessive and fictitious warmth colored her affection, therebythreatening its dissolution. ... itable annihilation. (Chopin, 588)Edna struggled to make her life more fulfilling. Ednawanted what? Passion, excitement? She states to the Doctor,'But I don't want anything but my own way. That is wan ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Common Law - Development of Defence of Provocation. Refers to the case of Mancini

ation to be an ample defence to murder it needed to be something which incited immediate anger, or 'passion' and which overcame a person's self control to such an extent so as to overpower or swamp hi ...

(9 pages) 76 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Many Traits of Blanch. Speaks of Tennessee Williams' "A Street Car Named Desire"

nley:Stanley: It looks like you raided some stylish shops in ParisBlanch: Ha-ha! Yes-clothes are my passion!She does not directly say she is vein but it is implied.Another time that she is noted for b ...

(6 pages) 90 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Evil of Isolation. Essay on "The Scarlet letter"

east where it stands as a constant reminder of her malfeasance. Shame and isolationstrip her of all passion and femininity, leaving her a shell of her former self. ThoughArthur's mark of shame is not ... ough Hester's ostracism from society and the tortuous nature of her shame,Hester is stripped of all passion and humanity. Since society acknowledges Hester's sin,she becomes an exile in her own town. ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Describe the recurring use of imagery, motifs, themes and ideas in Michael Ondaatje's novel In the Skin Of A Lion. explain how multiple readings can be concluded from the book.

d in these relationships as the characters themselves. The vivid representation is one of entangled passion, romantic obsession and heartache surrounding Patrick, Clara and Alice, as they become invol ... manages to make it seem as though he is introducing us to a new world, one containing lust, sexual passion, and spiritual, friendship and parental love.The novel is essentially about the working live ...

(3 pages) 103 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An analysis of "True Love" by Judith Viorst An essay about a poem which talks about love and what a marriage is really like. I'm sure this could be improved, I'd appreciate any help.

stic view of love. The poem is aptly named true love because love does not simply imply feelings of passion, but of fondness, friendship, affection and devotion. The wife puts on make-up and watches f ... n, cigarette coughing and dandruff are mentioned as examples that a real marriage is more than just passionate kisses and living happily ever after. By inspecting what true love is like, Viorst is rea ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My experience at a weezer concert

g to it. This is what makes music so important and special to me. Attending concerts has become a passion in my life. Thus, by seeing Weezer, one of my all time favorite bands, I am experiencing on ...

(5 pages) 112 0 3.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Essay on "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway, includes the literary element of characterization of Hemingway's "Ideal Man"

e form of relationship with Lady Brett Ashley, a near-nymphomaniac Englishwoman who indulges in her passion for sex and control.Brett plans to marry her fiancée for superficial reasons, complet ... lovers and all attempts at a relationship that is sexually fulfilling are simply futile. Brett is a passionate, lustful woman who is driven by the most intimate and loving act two may share, something ...

(10 pages) 186 0 3.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway