Essays Tagged: "possessions"

The Constitution of the USA

e living together. Two, to establish justice for creditors by given them the right to take away the possessions of people who don't compensate them. Three, to ensure domestic tranquillity, or prevent ...

(10 pages) 437 3 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


s. It may be provoked by rivalry, in sexual love, by competition or by desires for the qualities or possessions of another."Roderigo is foolish and even at times unusually feeble-minded. This explaine ... mona loves Othello and not him. In accordance with the definition of jealousy, Roderigo desires the possessions of another. It is this jealousy which moves him to do many evil things in the play. He p ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.3 Jan/1997

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

The Bow of Odysseus

it with him to Troy; rather, he locks it away in his storerooms along with his other most treasured possessions. Further, the origins of the bow lay not in violence but in friendship; it was a guest-g ...

(10 pages) 129 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Locke And Rouseau Relationship between the "Hand and the Glove" theory

ent. The purpose of a government is to ensure therights of all people to life, health, liberty, and possessions, which all humans are bornequally to. In Locke's theory of government, he uses the analo ...

(1 pages) 66 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Female Circumcision: Good Tradition or Not

ale virginity until marriage. Today people areeducated, and more open to the fact that women are notpossessions, they are able to make their own decisions onwhat they would like to be done to their bo ...

(1 pages) 330 9 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Significance of Color in The Great Gatsby

st often used green to represent old money. This is a factor in Jay Gatsby's envy of Tom Buchanan's possessions, especially Daisy, and the people of old money who come to his parties. Green is used to ...

(2 pages) 107 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Battle of Louisburg The fall of Louisburg, a Frecnch fort on the coast Nova Scotia, to the English Navy was a turning piont in the Seven Years War in North America.

ance. The war lasted over a century, with a final result that England lost most of it's continental possessions. In 1803, France, under Napoleon Bonaparte plotted to invade England. Napoleon allied wi ... ussia, and Austria. Although England made few gains in Europe, they succeeded in capturing France's possessions in India and in North America, in what is known to some as the "real" first world war.Th ...

(14 pages) 115 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"What is Poverty"? A look at Jo Goodwin Parker's article

hese emotions, a prominent one is guilt. Parker is capable of making the reader feel guilty for the possessions that he or she has. For example, she uses the phrase 'You say in your clean clothes comi ... uccess causes her argument to become very powerful.Not only does she make us feel guilty for having possessions that she cannot, but Parker also makes us feel guilty about the stereotypes we hold. She ...

(4 pages) 21778 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"The Things They Carried,' by Tim O'Brien,

'The Things They Carried,' by Tim O'Brien, contains many references to 'possessions of character.' Many things Lt. Cross carries were carried by all, including: military eq ...

(2 pages) 231 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Major Theme of Victor Hugo's " Les Miserables"

catch him and bring him back to the bishop. The bishop hands him two candlesticks, the last of his possessions, and sais, 'Don't forget that you promised me to use this silver to become an honest man ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Significance of Reason, discussed in John Locke's "The Second Treatise of Civil Government", and in Jean-Jacques Rousseau's, "Emile"

rty, freedom, and equality and stresses that no man "ought to harm another in his life, liberty, or possessions" (123). According to Locke, the law of reason is the basis of man as well as society. It ...

(5 pages) 165 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Nature is the strongest force; We can not tame it.

se damage which we, as humans, are unable to hinder. As a result, many people usually lose valuable possessions and, sometimes, loved ones during these times.Many communities were devastated by eve ... warra region, Sydney areas and on the South Coast. Many people were forced to leave their homes and possessions as they rushed to safety. Many of these people lost contact with their loved ones during ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

internet Privacy and business ethics

"We, who have a private life and hold it infinitely the dearest of our possessions...." (1)INTRODUCTIONAn important part of the ethics of business is computer ethics (CE) ...

(11 pages) 1277 3 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ideology and politics

re naturally in, and that is, a state of perfect freedomto order their actions and dispose of their possessions and persons as theythink fit, within the bounds of the law of nature, without asking lea ...

(7 pages) 212 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Immigration of Germans How did germans migrate to the US in the 1900's? What were their stuggles as a immigrant? Where did they go in the US? How did they influence the current US?

anguage all for the "land of opportunity." Your family is ready to leave their home and all but few possessions behind for what they hope as a better life for them and generations to come. Would you b ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Discusses the American Dream in the Great Gatsby

strives for. The American Dream changed as America did. People became more and more infatuated with possessions. The characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby each work for their own ... his dream, Jay ends up being killed. Jay's American Dream may seem to be one filled with riches and possessions, but it really isn't. He works for all the things for his one true dream, Daisy, a goal ...

(4 pages) 379 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Individualism and how it is evident in Ralph Waldo Emerson's story "Self Reliance".

(Emerson p. 867) This ties up with what you have and how you feel about it. If you look at other's possessions and are jealous of them, you are not looking at what you yourself have but you are think ... d are jealous of them, you are not looking at what you yourself have but you are thinking that your possessions are better than theirs. Therefore you are being ignorant of your own possessions. Emerso ...

(3 pages) 138 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Externally Different, Internally the Same; an essay about the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. Compares and contrasts two of Chaucer's pilgrims, the knight and the plowman.

lgrims, the knight and the plowman, represent the high and the low of the feudal class.The knight's possessions and the plowman's possessions are basically similar, a surprising fact because of the di ... though, probably did not have much else he could have brought. Even with the similarities of their possessions, there is clearly a difference between the status of the knight and the status of the pl ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.4 Dec/2002

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

What Happened to Freedom? - describing the influences that contributed to Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and how it is a reflection of past societies and a warning future generations.

ne day the world turned upside down and individuals were stripped of all their rights, freedoms and possessions and were suddenly enslaved because a group of people believed that they held too much po ...

(5 pages) 155 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

the life of buddha

man misery that he saw around him everyday. One day he saw a wandering holy man, an ascetic with no possessions. Siddhartha started questioning the holy man, who had a shaved head, wore only a ragged ...

(1 pages) 55 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism