Essays Tagged: "real story"

Myth Book Report

OK REPORTTitle - Prometheus Steals Fire From HeavenAuthor - Shortened, Simplified version of real story. Author UnknownI. Setting:        The setting for the story Promet ... ten, and the consequences were not good at all. One negative trait of Prometheus is that he didn't realize what the consequences would be from stealing the fire from heaven. He just took it, and wen ...

(5 pages) 84 0 3.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

America, Land of the free. Discusses what would happen if it didn't have the freedom of press, and the freedom of speech

iety without freedom of the press, people would wake up to an altered paper giving only half of the real story. The common everyday magazine would carry a distorted view on all the issues it covers, a ... llow them to. All of these factors combined would create a society that wouldn't know if they could really trust their government. In a situation like this, America's government could decide not to ev ...

(3 pages) 176 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Shooting The Hippo by Linda McQuaig

s bombarded us over the past few years. 'With the excitement of a mystery writer, McQuaig tells the real story behind the debt.' . This book explains the history of the deficit myth, and enables peopl ... o points out that the media has created a negative image of spending on certain social programs. In reality, spending on social program has not contributed much at all to the increase in deficit. This ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Tired of taxes- the REAL story behind 1776.

Tired of Taxes- the real story behind 1776"All men have a right to remain in a state of nature as long as they please; a ... tacked Ft. Louisbourg mainly by sea, but also set up an English Naval blockade in the Atlantic. Montreal and Quebec fall to the English soon after; leaving the "Treaty of Paris" to be signed in 1763, ...

(9 pages) 62 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Washington Irving's "Rip van Winkle" : 'The mountain episode'

material in German Folktales. This is where Irving found the source for 'Rip van Winkle'.Before the real story begins, Irving introduces Diedrich Knickebocker; an old gentleman of New York, who was ve ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The things they carried, tim o'brien, use of irony, symbol, and point of view to reveal his thoughts on war

o exactly what happened and how others reacted towards him. In the man I killed he gets his readers really curious as to what happened and who he is talking about. In Ambush, the next chapter he acts ... telling the story to his daughter, and he fills the readers in. The second chapter, Ambush, is the real story of what happened, but reading, The Man I Killed, right before that makes everything he ex ...

(1 pages) 89 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Three Faces of Hamlet

e's tragedy about a young man out for revenge, this is the answer you might receive. But what's the real story? To make an almost four hour play short, the prince of Denmark comes home to find his fat ... let's sexual feelings for his mother Zeffirelli makes considerably more explicit" (Franco 754). Any real relationship between Hamlet and Ophelia has been downplayed in favor of an Oedipus-like psychoa ...

(5 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

Deconstructing an Australian Icon - Ned Kelly

yeah, that bushranger who had the steel bucket on his head who got shot". Not many people know the real story, but it is an intriguing one. Ned Kelly has, over the years, been described as a hero, "o ... n. To a person with no knowledgeable background of Ned Kelly, he would be seen as exactly that. The real truth is though, Ned Kelly was a thief. He held ordinary people hostage, and shot and killed po ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Eric Clapton: Clapton is God. This paper was written for a simple research paper.

artist. The purpose of this paper is to give you a background on Eric Clapton himself, explain the real story behind "Clapton is God", and explain why his music still appeals to teenage music listene ... s music still lives on in the heart of post-disco generation, and even thoughmost adolescents don't realize it they her bits of Clapton in every rock song that they hear.In conclusion, Eric Clapton ha ...

(6 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/2004

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

Jane Eyre-Book review

marry with Mr. Rochester or not. So, finally I found this an interesting story, because it's like a real story and not a fiction.Mr. Rochester and Jane Eyre are main characters of the story. By my poi ...

(2 pages) 33 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Universal Truths Found In Macbeth

he surface. The words themselves are not what is important, it is in the subtext where you find the real story. After reading Macbeth I learned that Shakespeare says many things beneath the surface of ... brings him down. I, too, have regretted many of my actions, one of which was when I said something really mean to my mother. When I saw how much it hurt her, I regretted it. Regret is also found in s ...

(3 pages) 22 0 5.0 May/2004

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

Shooting an elephant

y incident in itself"(118) why should we care about the day Orwell shot an elephant? What is Orwell really shooting? That is the question. The real story is not about an elephant at all. It's a story ... t" Orwell reflects upon, gave him, in his own words, "a better glimpse than I had had before of the real nature of imperialism - the real motives for which despotic governments act"(Orwell, 118).Orwel ...

(3 pages) 158 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Charles Darwin

ch and nobody could disagree with their views/opinions. Everyone still believed the bible told the 'real' story of how life came to be. Since more and more people have read through Darwin's works, rel ...

(2 pages) 54 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

The Story of homer

ading the epic poem seems like its main theme is utlimately the totality and gruesomness of war. In reality it is an ancient "Saving Private Ryan" in that it tells us of the raw details of war without ... emotion of the actual fighting and Trojan War is not the main focal point of this heroic tale. The real story centers on one awesome fighter, man, and hero--that man is Achilles.Achilles shows the gr ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Is "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" appropriate for school?

tory Mark Twain did not hold anything back when it came to racism, he wanted the people to hear the real story and remember it. That is why it would be a shame to censor this book from schools; it wou ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

"The Usual Suspects": A Modern Day Odyssey

survivor of a huge criminal operation. As far as the Detective knows, he is the only man with the "real story" who can give them the truth. The art of storytelling is also used by everyone's favorite ... rove his position.The Odyssey begins in the middle, or in media res, and slowly we are caught up to real time and find out where Odysseus really is. Similarly, in "The Usual Suspects," the story is to ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Nov/2004

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

What We Talk ABout When We Talk ABout Love

sets the scene with the two couples sitting around a table drinking gin and making small talk. The real story begins when the topic of love comes up.Terri, Mel's wife, was once married to an abusive ... Later on, Mel describes his former relationship in which he believed to have found love, but now realizes that the love was lost somewhere along the line. Mel says, "There was a time when I thought ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Crucible By: Arthur Miller

In Arthur Miller's autobiography, Timebends, he writes that "the real story" of the Salem witch trials is to be found in "the breaking of charity" within a human com ...

(1 pages) 3762 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


y aspect of anything that crosses the silver screen. The Disney company is always questioned on the reality of their films. Some see racism, bias, or ignorance toward history. Now for a cartoon that's ... by Disney. This is a film with many flaws that could eventually lead kids off the truth behind the real story of Pocahontas. Pocahontas was a real story with real people. By Disney taking that film a ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Spanish Inquisition

Michael Palin, booms: "Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!" Hilarity follows.Anyway, here's the real story.HER MAJESTY Mention Queen Isabella and most of us picture the wise and generous patron wh ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History