Essays Tagged: "Secrecy"

Nathaniel Hawthorne Weaves Dreams Into Much of His 19th Century Prose

itanical society, he carefully and successfully manages to depict humanity's propensity for sin and secrecy, and any resulting punishment or atonement by weaving dreams into his tales. The dreams he ... roblems, as they need God Himself. Hawthorne created angles in his writings by identifying sin and secrecy that were imbued in the ecclesiastical and hypocritical conventionalities of his day and par ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Truth revealed in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzergerald

way or another they find out what they are hiding. In the Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the secrecy and deceit practiced by Jay, Daisy, and Myrtle leads to inevitable tragedy when the truths a ... was ran over by Gatsby's car and Mr. Wilson commited suicide. But lies always tend to collapse. The secrecy and deceit that was practiced by all of these individuals all collapsed and the truth was revealed.

(3 pages) 46 0 4.6 Mar/1996

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

Surgery in the Renaissance

ey were illegal and very risky. If a surgeon was going to dissect someone he did it at night and in secrecy.Many admirable surgeons attained their knowledge and experience on the battlefield. They ope ...

(3 pages) 72 1 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"KKK" The Ku Klux Klan. The origin of the Klan and what they pursued

and rituals that later started in generations. (Ingalls, 9) The Klanwas a small group very much in secrecy at first. The exact date of the beginning is unknown.Despite all of the secrecy the six KKK ... ture permitting the Klan to spread across the south.New members had to be over 18, pay $1, sworn to secrecy, recruits pledged to 'protect theweak, the innocent, and the defenseless, from the indigniti ...

(7 pages) 224 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Romeo and Juliet essay about who is to blame for the tradgic occurrences in the play.

led to the disastrous events which were to follow. The Feud between Romeo and Juliet's family, the secrecy, which resulted because of it and the fighting between the two families are all responsible. ... uliet's" many tragic occurrences can be blamed on the Capulet and Montague feud, Romeo and Juliet's secrecy and the fighting between the two families, but perhaps the blame should be placed on Romeo a ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Harriet Jacobs The Life of A Slave Girl book review

h an audience that offered no support or compassion for women in her position." I had no motive for secrecy on my own account."(1) This motivation sparked controversy among the whites and admiration w ...

(3 pages) 187 0 3.5 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The origins of the Ku Klux Klan.

n, various things were used to make this happen. First off, the oath bound every member to complete secrecy about the organization. One was not allowed to disclose the fact that he was a Klansman. One ... cted, and created their own "dens" in the area that they lived, keeping the same complete amount of secrecy. Rumor had it, that the Klansmen were actually dead Confederate soldiers. Red lights and fir ...

(7 pages) 47 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Was perestroika doomed from the outset?

y perestroika was doomed to fail. It introducedclarity and openness to a system, which thrived upon secrecy. "The Soviet system thrivedon three pillars, ideology, the CPSU and a strong state. Gorbache ... bachev. He did not expect that the new clarity and openness,introduced to a system which thrived on secrecy would harm the Soviet Union or thereform progress. Gorbachev himself is perhaps a factor as ...

(4 pages) 55 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

The Cover-up, is a short story about a computer hacker that gets assasinated by an agent from the government.

iracy theorist, Simon believed that the government hid everything from the public; maintaining it's secrecy using disinformation and lies. He spent most of his time trying to get more information abou ...

(3 pages) 51 1 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Book of Revelation and the Interpretation of the Three Angels

ewish circles around the time of the Babylonian Exile. Its developmentwas sparked by the need for a secrecy of communication during times ofpersecution. Words of encouragement had to be relayed to the ...

(8 pages) 129 3 2.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

As one reads Confederation: The Use and Abuse of History by D.G. Creighton, it becomes apparent that he exemplifies no secrecy when referring to the present day problems emerging between Quebec and the rest of Canada

eration: The Use and Abuse of History by D.G. Creighton, it becomes apparent that he exemplifies no secrecy when referring to the present day problems emerging between Quebec and the rest of Canada. H ...

(6 pages) 58 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jefferson Davis's accomplishments and steps he took to get there.

", which was a southern term for the newly rich. Davis was a compromise candidate who was chosen in secrecy. He had self command, gained by the discipline of a soldier, which fitted him to command oth ...

(1 pages) 27 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

"The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair.

the United States. I believe the title "The Jungle" was chosen to give mist, and almost a sense of secrecy to the book, compelling the reader to experience the novel in order to find a purpose behind ...

(5 pages) 114 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Accounts for the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in America in the 1920s.

lux Klan of the 1920s provided what was perhaps one of the most spectacular examples of patriotism, secrecy and malevolence ever witnessed, and as with all sensational organisations , has been subject ...

(9 pages) 163 1 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Scarlet Letter.

ngs contained powerful symbolic and psychological aspects of "the effects of pride, guilt, sin, and secrecy" (Encarta, 1997).Although many moral lessons are dealt with in the book, the most significan ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

New World Order.

-----------------This book demonstrates how an ancient plan of secret societies has been kept in secrecy for centuries, how their influence have had on historical events and in the present, and how ... of government to reach the goal of "universal democracy." The book questioned why there is so much secrecy in these groups. And the book answers itself that this is why they still exists. Their ideal ...

(6 pages) 103 1 2.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Poetic in both its language and its pacing.

ctly what Cally wasn't. But in her struggle, Cally finds enough courage to fight through the fog of secrecy and silence that's suffocating her family. Borrowed Light is an intensely honest, painful, f ...

(3 pages) 23 1 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Examin the daily lives of the inhabitants of Deir el-Medina and assess the extent to which religion was a dominant force in their lives.

in the walls, all of mud brick with stone foundations. The nature of employment required a level of secrecy that was provided by their location and isolation. By observing their daily lives it is evid ...

(5 pages) 51 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Pythagoras of Samos and his mathematical theories.

goras's writings. The society, which he led, half-religious and half-scientific, followed a code of secrecy, which certainly means that today Pythagoras is a mysterious figure.Pythagoras was born arou ... ve a mystical significance, and(5) that all brothers of the order should observe strict loyalty and secrecy.Both men and women were permitted to become members of the Society; in fact several later wo ...

(3 pages) 135 0 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Bluebird, Artichocke are they real programs?

nd action, much of it conducted outside of the public's view. Few programs were sheltered with more secrecy than the Agency's mind control experiments, identified together with the code-name MKULTRA. ...

(5 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology