Essays Tagged: "ruin"

The Cause of Macbeth's Ruin

The Cause of Macbeth's RuinThe specific root of Macbeth's ruin is his uncontrollable ambition. His desires take control of ... tisfaction is caused by his hungry ambition that grows throughout the play. This contributes to his ruin because in order to obtain all that he wants - power and security - he sends a wave terror thro ... tful claim to the thrown as the son of Duncan. This inability to tell appearance apart from reality ruins Macbeth because his judgments are wrong.Macbeth' s uncontrollable ambition contributes to his ...

(7 pages) 116 0 4.9 Jan/1996

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


if you don't take care of the baby, it wouldn't come out. Like if you do drugs or alcohol, it will ruin the child.There is one exception that I would have is if the girl got raped. Even though I stil ...

(3 pages) 177 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


del citizens that you should really look up to, butthere are also some bad apples in the bunch that ruin it for everyone. Athletes can inspire youngpeople to work hard so that their efforts can pay of ...

(6 pages) 169 1 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Destroying Your Health By Smoking Cigarettes

If you really want to ruin your health then smoking cigarettes is one of the best ways I know how to do it. Smoking cigare ...

(3 pages) 112 0 2.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

As I lay dying. An essay on drugs

ontrolled substances are simply to dangerous for anyone to use. They the effects of thes substances ruin the body and mind so badly and quickly that no one should try them.We have law aginst drug is s ...

(3 pages) 97 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

King Arthur The Legend

ary supremacy. Around 540, a Welsh monk and historian named Gildas wrote in his book Concerning the Ruin and Conquest of Britain that "The disasters that the British people suffered at the hands of th ...

(9 pages) 148 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Conflicts in Monetary Policy

ll- employment rate. Pushingunemployment below that level would cause inflation to rise and thereby ruinthe other objective--stable prices, economic growth, which is our objectivesin the long run.Over ...

(3 pages) 273 0 2.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"War in the gulf"

e Middle East. Afterthe time of the Persian Gulf War, Iraq was a beaten country. Their cities liein ruin an their people demoralized. Recently, Iraq, after being bored withhaving no one to pick on, we ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Code of Hammurabi and how people lived their lives according to it

sopotamia believed the gods used nature to punish them.For example, a flood, which would therefore, ruin crops and homes, was cast upon them becauseof something bad they had done. People believed in o ...

(3 pages) 131 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Tragedy of Antigone

literary work in which the principal character engages in a morally significant struggle ending in ruin or profound disappointment. In creating his tragedy "Antigone", Sophocles uses many techniques ...

(2 pages) 93 0 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Press and Media's effect on Early American Presidential Elections

opinions and reports. People are often misled with half-truths and believable rumorsthat can aid or ruin an election. Journalists and the newspapers often print things toohastily, without first invest ...

(10 pages) 201 1 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

College Drinking

it with the popular group. Drinking in college can have some major consequences that will extremely ruin a person's life.Since college binge drinking consumes a large amount of a student's time it cau ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Socrates-not perfect- I got a A- at UC Berkeley on it Essay on how Socrates arguments are contradictory and can be proven faulty. This essay proves a few of Socrates arguments faulty.

than the majority. Socrates argues that following popular belief instead of the moral experts will "ruin" life and thus make it "not worth living". From this premise, I plan to show that Socrates argu ... that of a non-expert. That fact alone, however, is not enough to destroy one's body and leave it in ruin. Socrates argument is flawed in that it assumes an "absolute" there is no middle ground in what ...

(5 pages) 203 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Nature vs. Man in Frankentein

consequences of what could happen. After he createdthe abnormality of life, Frankenstein would ruin any chance of the monstersurviving in society, Frankenstein would lose his most loved ones, ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bookreport: Things Fall Apart Author: Chinua Achebe Describes the book as a tragedy, shows evidence about why Okonkwo makes this book a tragedy.

. The definition of a tragedy is a drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow, especially as a consequence of a tragic flaw, moral weakness, or ina ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A response to a paragraph in Oedipus

iddleAnd towered up, most powerful of men.No mortal eyes but booked on him with envy,Yet in the end ruin swept over him.The first half of the ending of the Sophocles shows the rising action, climax an ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jan/2003

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

Tungsten (the element).

ght bulbs as well as other things because it has a very high melting point which makes it harder to ruin when used in electronics. Tungsten was found in 1781 by brothers who were from Spain with the l ...

(1 pages) 66 1 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Claming Compensation in the courts, Closing address.

hat protect his reputation in the community. These hurtful, fabrications were published in order to ruin my client.The law of defamation has a difficult task. It draws the line between the rights of a ... reporter has been to. His reputation has been damaged severely, by the actions taken by reporter to ruin my client.Secondly is the publication about the restaurant going to injure its business? Of cau ...

(3 pages) 67 1 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo

ith human fatality; so long as the three problems of the age-the degradation of man by poverty, the ruin of woman by starvation, and the dwarfing of childhood by physical and spiritual night-are not s ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Explains the United States' and the USSR's political and economic concerns at the end of World War II

meless, six million buildings destroyed and 30 percent of its capital gone, the Soviet Union was in ruin. Russia was ill prepared before the war because Stalin had decimated his military leadership an ... rge it only had 10 thousand miles of coast, which made it more vulnerable to attack. With cities in ruin Stalin set out to rebuild, but concentrated on transport and heavy industry first starving vill ...

(1 pages) 29 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War