Essays Tagged: "shy"

The Odyssey: Telemachus And His Development

o battles.Not having any father figures as a child severely effects Telemachus. He becomes a timid, shy and spineless boy who is greatly pampered by his mother. He is not helped by being the son of a ... inst him. He skillfully avoids a bad fate with some help from Athene.By the end of this epic a once shy, timid, incompetent boy has matured into a thoughtful and brave man that lives up to the legacy ...

(4 pages) 162 1 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Symbolism in the Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

c aspects to describe Laura and the world she livesin.In the play,Laura represents the very fragile,shy and emotionally crippled girl.In her mind she livesin a world of glass animals and doesn't have ... aura after they had dinner,he tried to make her morecomfortable because he felt that Laura was very shy.He showed Laura how superior he is in order toimpress her.For example,he said,'Look how big my s ...

(3 pages) 250 0 2.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Miller and the Reeve, by Chaucer

ous man, his wife, and a young scholar. In 'The Miller's Tale' the scholar Nicholas is a 'close and shy' (89) person who has a talent for 'making love in secret' (89). His talent is illustrated when h ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Chat Rooms

eal life, so they are not worried. Some people are lonely and need someone to talk to. They are too shy to talk to people in person and make friends, so online they do not have to worry about anything ...

(1 pages) 69 1 3.4 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

A comparison of Alfred Hitchcock and Edgar Allan Poe. For both madness exists in the world

ite different. They are victims of their fears and their obsessions. Norman who seems agreeable and shy is, in reality, a homicidal maniac who has committed matricide. He suffers from schizophrenia -- ... f Norman acts as his evil side, while the other side seems completely normal. Norman is a seemingly shy and innocent man -- however this is just a front hiding the beast within. Hitchcock expresses sp ...

(5 pages) 81 1 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

'Rebbecca' written by Daphne Du Maurier

their thoughts, beliefs and behaviour.In the beginning of the novel, the narrator is the insecure, shy and inexperiencedpaid companion of Mrs. Van Hopper. However, when she marries Maxim De Winter he ... how experience often changes people. The readerfollows the narrator's evolvement from an insecure, shy girl to one who is confident,strong and loving. The author also shows Maxim's internal struggle ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.3 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Get into College.

had he, been exposed to life outside his fifth grade classroom and his immediate family. Timid and shy, he decided he had listened to his mother's continuous nagging for the last time. That weekend, ...

(3 pages) 82 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Woodrow Wilson

ring processes.Dr.Wilson also taught Woodrow respect for other people.His mother[Jessie Wilson] was shy and reserved,but looked and acted like Woodrow. Woodrow's life was different from mine by the wa ...

(2 pages) 58 0 2.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Nikolai Gogol's "dead soul" short summaries

dead. Each person that Chichkov presents this offer to has a different reaction, starting with the shy and introverted Manilov. Though he does not understand Chichikov's need for the names of these d ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Feminine Perspectives Presented in Shakespeare's Play "Much Ado about Nothing"

on of many faces which are all altered copies of each other.Although often appearing to be meek and shy, Hero the daughter of Leonato who is the governor of Missina, possesses a hidden strength, benea ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.5 Nov/2002

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

Character Sketch of Odyssey Character Telamakhos

hos goes through a huge character change during the book. At the beginning of the epic poem he is a shy, very hesitant, and unconfident. At the end he is self-confident and aggressive. This occurs wit ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Drive By - a short story about a meeting that changes two lives.

in highschool, a loner who had a hard time making friends. He was intelligent, quiet and extremely shy. His new school was constituted of mainly Hispanic students who made up half of the student body ... unless they spoke to him first. His contact with these girls was painfully awkward; but it was his shyness that hampered his social graces. The black students, especially the girls were friendly with ...

(6 pages) 149 1 3.3 Dec/2002

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

Character analysis of Simon in "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.

s of the mind and body, hysteria, and finally true insight.Simon is a skinny bright-eyed boy who is shy of public speaking and whom all the other boys think is "batty." Simon likes to be by himself an ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

English translation to the 8th, 9th, and 10th song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Eight Dimensions' CD.

ard to survive in realityChorus:Wishing to return to the past, to hold you once more in my armsYour shy and timid face was child-likeWishing to see your world, to appear in your dreamsAs long as we're ...

(2 pages) 36 0 2.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Gorilla behavior

Gorillas are shy gentle animals, that weren't discovered until 1847 in Central Africa. They are harmless and live ...

(2 pages) 94 3 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

"The Catcher in the Rye", by Jerome David Salinger

hool and was considered an average student in most subjects. Most of his teachers found him to be a shy, polite, introverted boy. He flunked out of the first private school he attended-- McBurney. Lat ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tim Burton, the writer and Director.

began his life in Burbank California, a small suburban town on the 25th ofAugust 1958. Tim was very shy growing up. He had a huge passion for movies; hisfavorite was type was Monsters and Horror. His ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Explication of Charlotte Mew's "The Farmer's Wife".

"Shy as a leveret, swift as he/Straight and slight as a young larch tree/Sweet as the first wild viol ... ribes an admiration of her beauty and grace, but the farmer eventually concludes her actual value: "Shy as a leveret, swift as he/Straight and slight as a young larch tree/Sweet as the first wild viol ...

(5 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Michael Jackson

after James Brown. He showed absolute self-confidence when on stage that contradicted his private, shy, real life personality. He moved on to become a solo artist and one of the most famous men of al ...

(9 pages) 158 3 2.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Tennesse Williams Use of life experiences in his works.

21 March, 2002Tennesse Williams"Tennesse Williams saw himself as a shy, sensitive and gifted man trapped in a world where mendacity replaced communication, brute viole ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors