Essays Tagged: "Sacrifice"

The Tale of Two Cities

dience, of the characters, are also affected by the themes in a book. Three themes in this book are sacrifice, love and hate, and death; these themes show up many times in this book. The themes in thi ... many times in this book. The themes in this book are shown through the characters and their actions.Sacrifice shows up in the book many times. Sacrifice is giving up something that is apart of your li ...

(3 pages) 101 1 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Témoins de Jéhovah

e; une utérusd'une vierge, Mary.-(Jésus) '...that his perfect human life laid down in sacrifice makes possible salvation to eternal life for thosewho exercise faith; that Christ ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What Family Is To Me. From an adoptee's point of view.

By adopting me and my sisterinto the family, my parents showed that family means love, respect and sacrifice. Myadoption gave me a family to belong to and be loved by.Love is the first part in any fa ... eme, in turn gave me their trust. And I gave them the respect and trust that was given tome.Without sacrifice, a family cannot be. The sacrifices that family members make foreach other show the willin ...

(2 pages) 104 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Beowulf--unknown author...this is a paper on beowulf that tells how he is an epic hero

an epic hero like Beowulf, one must enforce the ethics set upon him, and be willing to consistently sacrifice himself to defeat whatever distresses his people.?Lucky or not, nine was the number of sea ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Holocaust

different names. For example, one name would be "dirty Jew". What holocaust meant was that it was a sacrifice or loss of many lives.At that time a lot of Jewish people suffered so much that it makes m ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The pro's and Con's of Pornography

untry to take a step back and ask ourselves how far we are willing to go and what we are willing to sacrifice in order to preserve free speech and our rights to personal choice.The argument over porno ...

(7 pages) 232 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Why I don't have a hero

at heart. A hero has to know how to give and takeaccordingly. When he/she is needed to make a great sacrifice to help the community,their closest friends, or even their greatest enemies, they need to ... heir closest friends, or even their greatest enemies, they need to know that it is okay tomake that sacrifice and know they did the right thing. That person also needs to go outand make a difference i ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Safe v.s unsafe sex

ll sexual contact. For those who prefer to indulge in sexual contact, this is often far too great a sacrifice. But it IS an option to be considered.For those who wish to have sexual contact with folks ...

(4 pages) 92 0 2.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Love & Sexuality

someone means taking these 'wrong' things and trying to fix them.What are some signs of love?Making sacrifices is one sign of devotion to another person. When you care about someone, you have to give ... someone, you have to give a little. It all comes with life. In order to receive something, one must sacrifice other things. For example, if having to make a choice between the love of your life and go ...

(2 pages) 143 0 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Characteristic of Huck Finn in Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn

iety. The greatest one in fact is,the fact that he is a slave. Jim is a very modest person, he will sacrifice anything to help his fellow man. Hucksees this and begins to think of Jim as a human being ...

(3 pages) 125 0 3.3 Sep/1996

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

My day of work on Franklin, a gambit

With my mind made in a fraction of a second, I tell Chris that I can't go due to my essay. I just sacrificed my day of leisure and enjoyment for success. Ironically, Franklin's Autobiography displa ... biography displays the same formula for success he sets for himself, and for others to fallow, that sacrifice is inevitable for success.        Franklin in his youth sacrifices childh ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Tale of Two Cities: Charles Dickens --The theme sacrifice in the book

A Tale of Two Cities is a tale filled with the theme of sacrifice, as it is used to help the reader realize the cost of life, as well as to develop the plot ... lp the reader realize the cost of life, as well as to develop the plot through the effects of those sacrifices. Through the characters of Sydney Carton, Dr. Manette, and Ms. Pross the theme is develop ... Ms. Pross the theme is developed. This theme brings key aspects of the plot together, and Carton's sacrifice brings the novel to closure in the end.Ms. Pross sacrifices her life day by day for Lucie ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Development of Irony In Guy de Maupassant's "The Necklace"

cklace borrowed for show, which only worsens their economicposition, and finally, their unnecessary sacrifice.The irony begins with Matilde's frequent daydreaming. She is abeautiful and charming woman ... m part of a lower one.Without a doubt, the most ironic part of the story is the Loisel'sunnecessary sacrifice. The Loisel's decide to replace the necklacewithout telling the owner of its loss. "In a s ...

(2 pages) 253 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Chapter 8 Plot Summary: Lord of the Flies by William Golding

island, instructed his hunters to leave a small portion of each of their kills behind as a type of sacrifice to the "beast," in the hopes that the "beast" would be pleased and leave them alone: "'Whe ...

(2 pages) 62 1 3.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The essay is a deft analysis of Jeremy Rifkin's book "Beyond Beef"

ted to the host of illnesses those beef eating individuals are susceptible to. The titles include, "Sacrifice to Slaughter," "Cows Devour People, "and "Marbled Specks of Death." One point he makes is ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The themes of control within Susan Douglas's "Narcissism as Liberation," Ralph Ellison's "Extravagance of Laughter," and Walker Percy's "Loss of the Creature" are explored.

hors believe that it is important for the individual to maintain control over their own self for to sacrifice control would be to lose the individuality that makes a person. The methods society uses t ...

(6 pages) 64 0 3.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


oint is more concerned with the good for the greatest number, 'even if an individual must suffer or sacrifice' (class review). These different elements do not necessarily label the people as opposed t ...

(6 pages) 216 0 4.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Should Animals be used in invasive Laboratory techniques in psychological research

ission shall explore the problems that stem from these beliefs, such as invasive techniques and the sacrifice of animals in psychological research. Bowd and Shapiro (1993) defined invasiveness as, to ...

(6 pages) 166 0 3.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Capital punishment. this essay is opposed to capital punishment

ishment is just not only when it aims at redeeming the person being punished, but also when it is a sacrifice to the common good.Striking out to hurt what hurts us is a natural impulse. It is what mak ...

(3 pages) 463 2 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

"Conformity Uncensored" Essay Comparing Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" and "1984" by George Orwell. Discusses the effects of conformity on society.

of a bright future held by humanity was taken advantage of by the promise of a better life through sacrifice of individuality to the state. In the novels 1984 by George Orwell and Fahrenheit 451 by R ... ation the utopia can maintain a strong grip on the people it encompasses before anyone realizes the sacrifices made. The popularity of these books does rule out the possibility of such a society comin ...

(4 pages) 105 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American