Essays Tagged: "Snake"

"The Rattler"

hor uses smaller effect to produce the overall picture of life being dear. The conflict between the snake and man makes the reader realize that life is precious and the author controls the readers emo ... s. The author uses smaller effects to make the reader like the man, he then continues to depict the snake as an innocent creature, and he also has the man justifying his intentions to kill the snake t ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of "The Pearl" by Steinbeck

poor family that runs into a problem. The problem is that their son Coyotito got bit by a posinous snake and they need money so that the doctor will treat him. Kino, the father, went out to find a pe ...

(2 pages) 67 0 2.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Analytical paper on "The Rubiyat of Omar Khayyam"

arrative-which in the space of a few pages includes such disparate characters as the Moon, God, the Snake (and his traditional Christian neighborhood, Paradise), the 'Balm of Life', not to mention nea ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The history of the Aztec Indians and how they succeded in being as great as they were

d thatAztec people would create a empire on in a swampy placewhere they would see an eagle eating a snake while perchedon a cactus which is growing out of a rock in theswamplands. This is what priests ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Current research on psychology of creativity

tions have came about as a result of some visualization process.For example:*Kekule's dream about a snake in his fireplace forming a ring by biting its own tail led him to the structure of the benzene ...

(11 pages) 276 0 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"Poetic Justice."

crime.Not knowing what to do or what road to take;The confusion grips tightly and constricts like a snake.But the freedom does ring so true and so sweet,Emancipation of stupefaction holds thicker than ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.6 Jan/2003

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

A discussion of DH Lawrence's depiction of weakness in the face of other forces

is poems ('Odor of Chrysanthemums', 'Strike Pay', 'Tickets, Please', 'Daughters of the vicar', and 'Snake'), it can be seen that Lawrence has presented weakness through a variety of his characters. Th ... ting her to the strength and understanding of happiness and love of her younger sister.In the poem 'Snake', the snake symbolises nature. The speaker has inner conflict and is torn between two feelings ...

(5 pages) 112 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord of the Flies by William Golding. This essay describes the motif of fear bringing chaos through the focal point of the disappearance of the "birth-mark" littl'un atop the mountain.

the novel by his "mulberry-colored birthmark," questions Ralph, "what you're going to do about the snake-thing." (35) Taken by surprise, Ralph tries to assure the assembly that none exists and it is ... ... him with the mark on his face, I don't see him. Where is he now? ... Him that talked about the snakes. He was down there - "(46) With this, fear explodes and the little shrapnels of the "inevitab ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Essay prompt: Discuss the extent to which there was colonial unity and identity in America by the eve of the American Revolution.

in published a cartoon in the Pennsylvania Gazette. The cartoon showed eight disjointed pieces of a snake, each labeled with a colony. The phrase "Join, or Die" was written at the bottom, illustrating ...

(5 pages) 130 1 4.6 Mar/2003

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

The Little Prince, by "Saint Exupery". A Visionary Heart

the earth - having arrived exactly one year earlier on that spot, the little prince is bitten by a snake and "appears" to die, although his body disappears, in order to return to his planet. The auth ... agems. Flowers are so inconsistent! I was too young to know how to love her." By the end, after the snake bites the Little Prince and he appears to "die" or is back to his planet unencumbered with his ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthrone.

the narrow path creep through, and closed immediately behind." The author compares the path to the snake in order to show that the path was tempting. Snakes have always been seen as tempting such as ... path was tempting. Snakes have always been seen as tempting such as in The Bible with Adam and Eve. Snakes are sneaky and quiet, when they appear they startle us. Snakes also shed their skin. This cou ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Heart Of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad.

an abundance of religious imagery throughout the novel (Garden of Eden, the Buddha, the Fates, the Snake). There is also a very large role of the use of light and darkness. The battle between passive ...

(16 pages) 150 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Arts and Culture: Art Critique Boyd Webb Darwin.

"One snake has been mutilated in Darwin, but the other is still active. Doing what is not so clear; nethe ... quite a lot, that or she has not given his piece much thought.Darwin presents two seemingly plastic snakes and one has been mutilated by the other. Harper is very observant there. The snake that is st ... pair of bloody scissors and seems to be breaking the surface of what appears to be water. The other snake floats on the water in many pieces with its tail in its mouth.The reference Darwin seems quite ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Contrast of two versions of Macbeth's Beliefs.

d of their snout. They had a power of any creature that they wanted. They could have the power of a snake. They could kill you instantly. Plus many were scared to be around any type of witch. Polanski ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Oct/2003

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

Did females once dominate the world? Were they considered to be above men at one time? Comparison to "The Epic of Gilgamesh."

tor as the divine mother. One symbol of birth that people considered significant in society was the snake. To them, this symbolized the power of having children. The snake sheds its skin only to grow ... o grow new skin. In comparison to the female, the older female gives birth to the newer female. The snake was considered the biological understanding of females. Another symbol of birth for the people ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a compare & contrast essay about dog ownership vs. cat ownership.

t people's lives when they decide to get a pet. Some people choose an exotic animal such as a bird, snake, or rodent. Most people, however, decide on the more common four-legged creatures: cats or dog ...

(3 pages) 312 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

An Analysis of Edward Abbey's Feelings toward the Creatures of the Natural World as Determined by "The Serpents of Paradise"

zing and wishes to understand it in a better fashion. When he describes his first encounters with a snake at his home, he uses several terms of endearment such as "fellow creature" (p. 614) and "Cousi ... such as "fellow creature" (p. 614) and "Cousin"(abbey, 615). Abbey maintains the act of killing the snake is comparing it to "murder" (abbey, 614) and an affront to morality. The writer describes the ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Precis for the little prince

. When the little prince wished to go back to his star because of his rose, he receives help from a snake. The snake bites him, sending the prince back to his lovely planet, and I found myself sad I w ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Effigy Mounds: Ohio's Serpent Mound

ong its coils and averaging three feet in height.Serpent Mound, an embankment or earth resembling a snake nearly a quarter-mile long, is the largest and finest serpent effigy in North America. Who bui ... ew effigies in Ohio - and why they constructed it remains a mystery.The mound represents a gigantic snake uncoiling in seven deep curves along a bluff overlooking Ohio Brush Creek; the oval embankment ...

(6 pages) 43 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Othello Reaction Paper

ct less like scrutinizers of the play.Iago is revealed in the very first pages of the play. He is a snake, and a master of manipulation. He swindles Rodergio out of jewels, and shows he has nothing bu ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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