Essays Tagged: "plight"

James Joyce

evealing qualities about himself. His early writings reveal individual moods and characters and the plight of Ireland and the Irish artist in the 1900's. Later works, reveal a man in all his complexit ...

(7 pages) 206 0 4.5 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Black Boy review of Richard Wrights novel

ting with the communist party: because of their fair treatment of blacks. Black Boy illustrates the plight of black America and how Wright dealt with it through education and reading. In his quest for ... ting with the communist party: because of their fair treatment of blacks. Black Boy illustrates the plight of black America and how Wright dealt with it through education and reading. In his quest for ...

(14 pages) 199 0 4.4 Aug/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism


osopher, Sophocles, is no exception to literature's domain. It deals withone king, Oedipus, and his plight to avenge the death of his predecessor, King Laios. Inhis determined search to find the murde ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Reeducating a king:Lear's self Awareness.

m to his unknowing father Gloucester about the terrain far below them, it accurately summarizes the plight of the mad king. Lear is out of touch with his surroundings, riding high upon the wave of pow ... hat aware of her sisters' intentions, she wishes them well, without incident.Time shall unfold what plighted cunning hidesWho covers faults at last with shame derides.Well may you prosper.Cordelia hin ...

(5 pages) 100 0 4.8 Jan/1995

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


peoples personal preferences we are all humanbeings. The article Do You Believe In Magic tells the plight of twopracticing witches, the Riley's, who chose to open a pagan shop in a predominantly Chri ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck

k that displays life as it exists in the hostile real-worldis the third chapter, in which the human plight is displayed by aturtle, and his struggle to reach the other side of a road. As theturtle is ...

(2 pages) 114 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Designing Effective Training Programs - University of Phoenix (HR Class) assignment for addressing the secret of designing an effective training program

AbstractThe plight of companies across the United States today is not a result of improperly employing technolog ...

(3 pages) 570 0 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Hello, My Name is Orson Welles

es serves as a story teller in the beginning of Lady from Shanghai, recalling the beginnings of his plight and giving insight into his character. Welles reads the enigmatic parable, serving as the bas ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.3 Feb/1997

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

Plight of Worker during the Industrial Revolution: A Paradigm Shift from Agriculture to Industry

untry had just come out of a war and, at the same time, was making an attempt to industrialize. The plight of laborers during this time was a terrible one. Not only were the working conditions atrocio ... od.Many different labor unions and organizations arose during this time to aid the workers in their plight. Perhaps the most famous were the Knights of Labor. The ideals that this group strove for are ...

(2 pages) 100 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cosmic irony in "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane.

the belief that the universe is so large and man is so small that the universeis indifferent to the plight of man. In 'The Open Boat,' Crane's theme, cosmic irony, is illustrated through the use ofsym ...

(2 pages) 160 0 3.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Sudetenland

blic justification for the dismemberment of the Czech state through either war or diplomacy was the plight of the 3.5 million ethnic Germans the Treaty of Versailles had left inside Czechoslovakia. Th ...

(7 pages) 71 3 4.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Down and out in Paris and London" by Orwell

n equal terms and suffers the same hardships and tribulations.Orwell shows great compassion for the plight of the poor and feels that society is very unfair in their criticism and judgment of the tram ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Arther Ashe, From His Perspective.

ble death sentence known as AIDS.Mr. Ashe kept his illness private for many years. Only sharing his plight with those very close to him and those who held an interest with his public image. He wrote o ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gone Fishin' ("The Fish" by Elizabeth Bishop)

nd create a bond with him, a bond in which the reader has a great deal of admiration for the fish's plight. The mental pictures created are, in fact, so brilliant that the reader believes incident act ...

(4 pages) 219 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My search for a meaningful existence

onscious knowledge that our culture is entirely devoid of meaning. This is, more specifically, the plight of my generation, which has been defined by its disillusionment, apathy and inaction, rather ... re, while celebrating our ability to freely chose our own destiny, because he is conscious of man's plight of constantly struggling to attain an unattainable goal.        Albert Camus ...

(19 pages) 453 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Opressed. Speaks of Dr. Howard Zinn's " A People's History of the United States"

however, stresses the role ofa number of groups and ideas that most books neglect or skim over: theplight of the Native Americans that had their numbers reduced by up to90% by European invasion, the ... the callousbuildup of the agricultural economy around these slaves, thediscontented colonists whose plight was ignored by the rulingbourgeoisie, and most importantly, the rising class and racial strug ...

(8 pages) 176 2 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


echnology, Aaron went away with a new experience to relate . Another guest, upon hearing of Aaron's plight, related a similar experience. It seems that Diane had given her son a watch for Christmas. T ...

(10 pages) 125 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Triumph over tragedy. Speaks of Kate Chopin's "The avakening"

ble headlong into the story. Enthralled by the suspense, captured by the Irony that, 'we know' what plight lies ahead for the characters. We become enraptured by tragedies. We feel the pain, the suffe ...

(5 pages) 95 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Grapes of Wrath", by Steinbeck - Critical Analysis

eeing such treatment fueled his novel The Grapes of Wrath. Steinbeck sought to change the suffering plight of these farmers who had migrated from the midwest to California. Also, and more importantly, ... he theme in that each soul is a group, and together they add up to one collective group in a common plight (91).As far as the central narrative about the education of the Joads is concerned, the novel ...

(9 pages) 172 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Society's Problems and my role in helping it

ample, the problem of homelessness is not just the problem ofthose who are without residence. Their plight effects us all. Homelessness hurts the localbusinessman whose customers are frightened away b ...

(5 pages) 138 0 3.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community