Essays Tagged: "sacrifices"

The Tale of Two Cities

fe that you do not really want to give up. The greatest sacrifice in the book is Carton's death. He sacrifices his life for his love for Lucie Manette. Sydney Carton met his death with great dignity. ...

(3 pages) 101 1 4.1 Mar/1997

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

Mothers With a Divided Heart

nd to understand and respect each individual decision. All moms have one thing in common: they make sacrifices to do what is best for their families. To a working mom, this means not spending as much ... o each individual. Both kinds of moms have a lot in common: both miss what the other has, both make sacrifices, and both find themselves having to justify their decisions. Dr. Jacqueline Lerner, a psy ...

(4 pages) 140 0 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


he Hebrews out of oppression in Egypt. Contained in the story of Exodus are many examples of Moses' sacrifices and the hardships which he endured while freeing the Hebrews. The faith of Moses was test ...

(6 pages) 166 1 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

India and it's economy

ied with it and settled in peasant villages.The Aryans brought their religion to India. The various sacrifices of the Aryan cults were accompanied by chanted hymns. These hymns comprised the first gre ...

(3 pages) 1221 41 4.1 Oct/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Meaning of death in Hinduism

votion and the way of knowledge.When Hinduism originated as a religion it was mainly concerned with sacrifices for ancestors. The sacred texts - called the Vedas - on which Hinduism was based were the ... in themes of Yajurveda are the sacred formulas recited by Brahmin priests during the performance of sacrifices. The third book of Vedas, Samveda (1100 BC), was also known as the Veda of chants. In its ...

(8 pages) 225 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Gospel Of John

hn 1:29 when Jesus is referred to as the "Lamb of God." During this time period, lambs were used as sacrifices to atone the sins of God's people (Exodus Chapter 12, Numbers chapter 7). Usually, the pe ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The definiton of civilized

n barbaric, to us but were everyday events to theseancient people. For example, the Aztec conducted sacrifices, to their Gods,in which they torn out their victims heart with a knife, and their priests ... New World is a mirror toour own when we view the past. If a person from the present were to seethe sacrifices and eating of the human flesh by the Aztec Indians, that personwould see it as barbaric i ...

(2 pages) 55 0 2.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Jean Valjean's Redemtion in Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

agonist, Jean Valjean, in his struggle with his past. Even in the face of societal condemnation, he sacrifices himself repeatedly for his loved ones as well for his moral and political convictions. Th ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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 ...

(2 pages) 143 0 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

My day of work on Franklin, a gambit

to fallow, that sacrifice is inevitable for success.        Franklin in his youth sacrifices childhood dreams to his father's ideals for success. Young Franklin wanted to go out to ... sacrifice in ones life. Yet Franklin has no remorse about this, which means he does not regret the sacrifices he made to get where he was in life.        Yet Andrew Carnegie, a self ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Salvation through McMurphy - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

he 'Big Nurse' to prove to the patients that she shouldn't be controlling them. Although McMurphy's sacrifices begin mainly for himself, they change as he realizes that the others depend on him and lo ... ). The men return home with a newfound sense of confidence in themselves.Like Jesus, McMurphy makes sacrifices throughout the book. These sacrifices begin small and for personal gain, but as the war r ...

(5 pages) 152 1 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

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 ... pects 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 to have a better life. She simply devotes her life to Lucie ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"How was the large immigration of overseas students affected New Zealand?" This essay is aimed at how kiwis see asian overseas students and how they contributes to the New Zealand economy.

he reasons the students come to New Zealand, the financial effect they have on the country and what sacrifices their families make to send them here.Asian students come to New Zealand to begin an educ ... into New Zealand's economy. Their families also have a major impact on our country, making finical sacrifices in order for them to come and stay in New Zealand. Money is crucial to the survival of ov ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An Example Essay on Success

goal would be having a successful career. Even though having a successful career causes us to make sacrifices, it enables us to have "more" money, "more" opportunities, and "more" respect.If we have ... ore money, more opportunities, more respect. We all want more out of life. For us to be successful, sacrifices must be made. Sacrifices in time, sacrifices in decisions, sacrifices in life. We all mak ...

(3 pages) 223 0 3.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Lottery"- A story of senseless killing, this essay is about the short story by Kate Chopin where a young woman gets stoned to death as e result of a stupid custom.

to death. This seems a bit like ancient greek tragedy because to get good things people had to make sacrifices to the gods and as Old Man Warner says they should get good corn after having stoned some ...

(2 pages) 165 2 2.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Henry IV part one: How Do Hal, Hotspur, and Falstaff Regard Honor?

These three men all think honor is important for respect and power, but the question remains: what sacrifices and risks on the battlefield are they willing to take to find it?Hotspur views honor as s ...

(4 pages) 63 0 2.7 Nov/2002

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

Pretty good BS essay on integrity

ily can be thought of as immediate family, extended family, community and the whole human race. His sacrifices and hard work extend to all of these groups.Throughout his whole life, he has committed h ...

(2 pages) 195 2 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Essay looking at the abortion issue from a strictly legal standpoint, with opinion based thesis pro-abortion. From 1973 to 1995, landmark cases, political climates and bibliography included.

ith. Those of us with these freedoms we have never had to fight for often forget what hardships and sacrifices others have made for these rights we now take for granted. And just as we take this right ...

(7 pages) 140 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Outcasts of Poker Flat

es such as how we judge other people before we actually know them, how in times of need people make sacrifices, and how all is revealed at judgment.In The Outcasts of Poker Flat all of the outcasts ar ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How and why the Azkecs made sacrifices.

Aztecs, and their sacrificesIn the early summer of 1521, sixty-two of the Spanish army's companions had been captured, ... ropeans, shortly after the Spanish took over the Aztec empire. Ever since then, the exact number of sacrifices made is unknown. 20,000 a year is a common estimate.Scientist can only guess why these sa ... t can only guess why these sacrifices were made. Once guess is that the Aztec religion required the sacrifices, basically their gods demanded them, frequently as well. Although this explanation doesn' ...

(2 pages) 53 2 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History