Essays Tagged: "Sibling"

Antigone by Sophocles

th. To have left unburied her brother would be to tell the world that one, she did not care for her sibling and two, she did not respect what her brother's cause was, namely, the control of the state. ...

(3 pages) 178 0 3.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Harriet Beecher Stowe

s the youngest of them all. Her mother died in 1816 when Harriet was four, so Catherine, the oldest sibling, raised Harriet for most of her life. Catherine was a big influence in Harriet's life ...

(6 pages) 103 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Alcohol Abuse

olism (or alcohol abuse) somehow effects everyone's life at some point in time; through a parent, a sibling, a friend, or even personal encounters. Alcohol abuse, as a medical diagnosis, refers to a p ...

(3 pages) 296 1 4.4 Mar/1997

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

"The Scarlet Ibis" by James Hurst

work, etc., as a fraternity.' That statement says that someone really does not need to have another sibling to be a brother. Friends can act like brothers, or people in a fraternity can be brothers. I ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.2 May/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

s and emotional suffering that results from the loss of a child, the toll it takes on the surviving sibling, and possible counseling or other help that is available for parents who may have lost a chi ... part of such a loss is very important. Children grieve, often deeply, and the unexpected loss of a sibling due to SIDS elicits feeling from other family members that changes the family structure (Man ...

(16 pages) 293 1 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Labels for Laibel, by Dina Rosenfeild.

ung age that they have to share. Some children learn this through interaction with younger or older siblings while others learn it through playgroups and school. Either way, most children eventually l ... dren eventually learn that it is expected of them to share with other people.In a family, the older sibling usually has trouble sharing at first. They were the only contender for their parents love an ...

(5 pages) 26 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alice Munro's "Boys and Girls".

d for 8 paragraphs where the reader finds out little from the narrators gender. As she is the older sibling, she has come to identify and imitate her father and she identifies with values and norms th ...

(2 pages) 73 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a biography on Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Traphagen Kinnan. She was born in Washington, D.C., on August 8, 1896. In 1900, her first and only sibling, Arthur Houston, was born. During 1913, Rawlings' father, which whom she was very close, die ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

This essay is on the subject of Transracial Adoption.

ke to learn what sort of strategies families use to make the child feel as comfortable as any other sibling does in the family. Does the child feel so comfortable that when they reach adulthood they e ...

(5 pages) 62 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This essay is about my older brother, and how I remember how he treated me, and the memory we had

traditional Chinese family, and a girl for that matter, I was naturally less favored than my older sibling, a boy. I never failed to understand this concept as I was growing up, and I was not surpris ...

(5 pages) 55 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Alice Walker's "Everyday Use".

Dee is characterized as a controlling sibling who always wants to be the center of attention and is often referred to as the mistaken chil ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Whore and How she becomes a parallel character to the novel as a whole

lls out a bread knife to kill him. The whore's little sister gets involved and copies off her older sibling attacking this poor man with another bread knife. The woman then stalks him all the way to t ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character sketch for atticus in "to kill a mockingbird"

ounty a midsized town in which Atticus is the second child of three born to Simon Finch. The eldest sibling of the Finch family would be Alexandra who's main responsibility is to instill the virtues o ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jane Addams Twenty Years at Hull-House

n of Cedarville, Illinois. She was born in 1860, the fifth surviving child of eight. Her mother and sibling died during childbirth when Jane was two years old. Her father, John Addams, was a Quaker, a ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of characters number of stars by Lois Lowry

ny ways. Ten years old, she deals with the typical difficulties of growing up--getting along with a sibling, understanding the way the adult world works. But these difficulties play out in the complic ...

(3 pages) 63 1 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


confused about the witches predictions. He wants to become king but he doesn't know if killing his sibling is worth it. "If it were done 'tis done, then t'were well. If were done quickly."-MacBeth Ma ... confused about the witches predictions. He wants to become king but he doesn't know if killing his sibling is worth it. "If it were done 'tis done, then t'were well. If were done quickly."-MacBeth Ma ...

(6 pages) 49 2 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How do the protagonists in the plays Antigone and A Doll's House achieve self-determination in their respective plays? (A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen and Antigone, Jean Anouilh)

inarily, this would seem bizarre, to want to end one's life for the sake of a religious ritual on a sibling's corpse. In fact, it is rational. Antigone desires independence and freedom from external c ...

(6 pages) 122 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice.

decided upon age and marital status. If you were young and married you took priority over an older sibling if they were not married. They were all very formal towards each other, you would call peopl ...

(2 pages) 47 0 2.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Life of Hitler

born in Braunau am Inn, AustriaParents were Alois (1837-1903) and Klara (1860-1908) HitlerOnly one sibling survived childhood, Paula (1896-1960). Four siblings died in childhood: Gustav (1885-1887), ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Sep/2004

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

A lesson learned in high school

e four most difficult, unbelievable, and thrilling years of my life; but, I'll try.Being the oldest sibling, and having parents in their own little world I had no one to tell me or guide me. I had to ...

(6 pages) 67 3 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing