Essays Tagged: "Sleep"


In front of Agamemnon's palace, a watchman wishes his shift would end. He istired and wants to sleep but he must stay awake. He awaits news from QueenClytemnestra. The Chorus of Argive eld ...

(2 pages) 105 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Short essay of Richard Wright's Native Son and his views toward Capitalism vs. Communism

in a small, run-down home . The book shows this right from the start . Bigger and his family had to sleep in the same room, and big rats were running around the house . This shows the Thomas family re ...

(2 pages) 104 0 2.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A heoin Term paper, describing what heroin is and how it effects the body

, heroin is classified as a depressant drug. A depressant "suppresses body actions and it brings on sleep" (Dolan 65). This drug is the most abused of the opiates worldwide as well as addictive in one ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.4 Apr/2002

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


Raphael going to separate, in which they would probably break up. She did not know if she wanted to sleep with someone she wasn't going to stay close with. Then she thought about college. It would pro ...

(4 pages) 368 9 4.3 Apr/2002

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

Essay is a critical analysis of John Keat's poem "To Sleep," using college-level literary terms.

In John Keats's poem "To Sleep" the construction of the poem works to enhance the reader's interpretation. The poem dwells wi ... ce the reader's interpretation. The poem dwells within a sonnet form, extolling all the virtues of "sleep." Falling within the general bounds of the sonnet, the poem is the obligatory fourteen lines o ... merely serve to enhance the meaning of the poem._ _ _ _Within the first two quatrains of the poem "sleep" is personified to be an "embalmer of the still midnight," closing our eyes and offering a "fo ...

(4 pages) 145 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Early to bed early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise"

ly misses out on a lot of things and must be antisocial.Let us just say that everybody in the world sleeps eight hours a day, and every onegoes to bed at about eleven and gets up around seven but he w ... , and wise goes to bed around eight and wake up at about four. He would still getthe same amount of sleep as the rest of the world because not only did he go to bed earlybut he got up early too so tha ...

(2 pages) 13952 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Dream Come True

understand what I dreamt about. After thinking about the dream for about ten minutes a went back to sleep.By next morning I had forgotten all about the dream. That morning , I was late as usual. I ran ...

(4 pages) 52 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Psychology Essay on Dreams

These dreams are most likely createdbecause of the flash and mixture of chemicals that occursduring sleep. Many times these dreams are actually so bazaarthat they have no meaning even to the dreamer. ... es. This type of dream has a significance Ibelieve in helping the person have the feeling of a good sleep,where things have, if not in some bazaar way, been resolved.The third type of dream is one whi ...

(2 pages) 156 0 3.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


clopedia) but there is still much about hypnosis thatis not understood. Because it resembles normal sleep, it was studied and was found that thebrain waves of hypnotized people are more similar to the ... become mostly unresponsive to ordinary forms ofstimulation, and although they are sometimes told to sleep, they are also told to listen andbe ready to respond to commands made by the hypnotist. The wo ...

(5 pages) 168 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

SEXUAL HARRASSMENT- FACT v. MYTH: An explanation regarding a few of the sexual harassment case laws

forms -- "quid pro quo" and "hostile working environment." The former is pretty straight- forward: "sleep with me or you're fired." Essentially, "quid pro quo" harassment involves making conditions of ...

(3 pages) 334 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

My Summer Off, personal essay

f your grade for the course. We will begin at eight tomorrow morning. Get some practice, get some sleep, see you there."        I don't know what drew me to the course but I can rem ...

(6 pages) 218 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Fate of King Oedipus

nt role throughout the play. He learnsfrom a oracle that he will eventually kill his own Father and sleep with hisown mother. As one could imagine this is a shock to Oedipus, and he doesnot believe th ... ollo. The oracle, though, gives him a horrific prediction.Which is that he will kill his father and sleep with his mother, which are thetwo most inconceivable crime in a Greek family. After hearing th ...

(4 pages) 140 0 3.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Creon's Defense to Oedipus's Accusations and Their Relevance to the Ambivalence Nature of the Kingship

he says, 'Consider, first, if you think any one/ would choose to rule and fear rather than rule and sleep' (36.584-585). By this, Creon means that the main difference between his position and the king ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

To Dream a Little Dream. Speaks of dreams, how philosophers and the Greeks view them, and which elemnts dreams can contain. Personal experience included

es.Even though dreams are not fully understood, researchers have documented a number of facts about sleep. For instance, studies have shown that sleep is classified into four stages according to depth ... For instance, studies have shown that sleep is classified into four stages according to depth as a sleeper goes from a light sleep to a deep sleep. As people fall asleep they first enter stage one sl ...

(8 pages) 162 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Hero's Epic, Beowulf

e story itself. Alliteration usage and can easily recognized in line 33, 'He found them sprawled in sleep, suspecting nothing...' which demonstrates the 's' sound. Another example of alliteration at w ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Man in a bathtub, a psychological turmoil fiction story

ny woke up, shivered, put on his robe over his sweats, got back gotback under the coversand went to sleep. Two hours later, the alarm by the TV woke up a stillchilly Johnny Black.Johnny turned on the ... g airon his face, but for some reasonthe bath water had gotten warmer.Johnny had been hungry in his sleep, but now that feeling was beginning topass. He felt curious, as thoughthere was something he n ...

(3 pages) 84 2 4.5 Sep/1996

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


he realization that it was Saturday, and after that affair with the hyperdrive motor, she wanted to sleep in, since it she had just come back to earth.'I hate this stupid robot!' she yelled out loud, ...

(6 pages) 54 0 4.7 Jan/1997

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

The Basic needs of Gregor Samsa in Franz Kafka's 'The Metamorphosis.'

idual are mostly neglected. Before Gregor's metamorphosis, his basic needs of food, shelter, water, sleep, oxygen and relationships were only half met. After his great transformation, almost none of h ... efore Gregor's metamorphosis his needs were not met, as they should have been. Food, water, oxygen, sleep, shelter, and healthy relationships with others are essential for one to lead a healthy life. ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Symbolism for Independence and Freedom in Kate Chopin's "The Awakening"

ssed. At the house in Cheniere Caminada, Edna takes off many pieces of clothing and is then free to sleep and escape from reality. Also, when she swims, Edna is in the least amount of clothes and feel ... lways having to entertain guests. And once again, in the house at Cheniere Caminada, she is free to sleep and dream at her leisure. She even takes off most of her clothing in order to be more comforta ...

(2 pages) 203 2 4.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Review of Article "studies of sleep in strange places"

wsome teacher loved it and gave me extra creditA.P. Bio Article ReviewBibliography:Jama, Studies of Sleep in Strange Places May Benefit People with Common Ills, American Medical Association, Chicago I ... 28, 1996 Vol. 276 No. 8, pg.'s 587-589Article Review:This article is about a broad study about the sleeping patterns and needs of humans. It focuses on seven astronauts in space, a time isolation lab ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology