Essays Tagged: "solace"

Analysis of Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher"

of the senses". His friend, Roderick Usher, sent for him in hopes that his friend might afford him solace. Though his mental problems were a large part of his sorrow, most of it was due to his sister ... reinforce the situation Usher is trying to escape from. Everything the narrator does in attempt to solace him only reaffirm the truth that Usher probably knew deep down, there was no way he could esc ...

(4 pages) 146 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Irony in the novel "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

g men of the family's acquaintance: "The business of her life was to get her daughters married, its solace was visiting and news."(pg. 3) In this, she receives little help from her mild and indolent s ...

(5 pages) 149 0 4.7 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Theme of disharmony in "The Merchant of Venice" and "Hamlet"

in this first soliloquy, religion has failed him, and his warped family situation can offer him no solace. In the first ghost scene, Hamlet does not know whether the ghost is his fathers spirit or an ...

(4 pages) 88 0 5.0 Oct/2002

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

How helpful is Boyer in explaining or understanding religion? This is an analysis of Pascal Boyer's "Religion Explained"

ons for dreams, natural phenomena, the beginning of the world, and our place in it. Religion grants solace during times of hardship, and is the glue that binds societies around the world in addition t ...

(8 pages) 137 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

This is an expository essay on the short story "Wyoming: The Solace of Open Spaces," by Gretel Erlich. The essay is about how people in Wyoming are like compared to people who live in the city.

p in contact with each other and they keep in touch with reality. In the short story, "Wyoming: The Solace of Open Spaces," Gretel Erlich writes about the tight community in Wyoming. Although they are ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Explore the relationship between Toby and Dora in Iris Murdoch's 'The Bell'

ber community have seemingly very little in common at the beginning of the novel but find temporary solace in each other in the later stages of 'The Bell'. Neither of the characters reveals their trou ...

(9 pages) 47 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Internet Needs a Dot Kids Domain.

r for Children and Families can wholeheartedly say that such a domain is needed, would be a welcome solace to parents and educators who care about the best interests of our children and grandchildren, ...

(2 pages) 31 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"Sula" by Toni Morrison.

unit.Brought together through their family life, the two seemingly diametrically opposed girls find solace in one another. Nel is balanced and lucid, while Sula is wild and irrational. Before they met ...

(5 pages) 125 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Media law subject defamation in relation to journalists. Australian based.

ilable defences, vary within each separate jurisdiction. The law of defamation is supposed to offer solace to an individual who has had their reputation damaged due to defamation by either slander or ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Sporting Legends of the 20th Century: Pelé.

to the massive event it is today.Born on the 23rd of October 1940 an only child, Pelé found solace playing 'futbol' on street corners and in alleyways, barefoot and with a bundle of rags as a ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Cornelius ("Commodore") Vanderbilt 1794-1877.

ty you, Commodore Vanderbilt! Most men have at least a few friends, whose devotion is a comfort and solace to them, but you seem to be the idol of only a crawling swarm of small souls, who love to glo ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Resolution of Sin in The Scarlet Letter.

was persumed lost at sea. She looked to Arthur Dimmesdale for comfort and spiritual guidance. Their solace became passion and resulted in the sin of adultery and the birth of their daughter, Pearl. Th ...

(2 pages) 54 0 1.0 Oct/2003

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

The life and times of Maya Angelou

table home environment. She moved to her grandmother's house in search of a place to relax and take solace from society. Angelou then realized that this place was no more stable than the ones before. ...

(2 pages) 77 2 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is Ireland a classless society?

ook pleasure in lauding Ireland as 'classless society'. Years ago, Irish citizens were able to take solace in the fact that their national and cultural identity was assured-being born of Irish heritag ...

(5 pages) 61 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

On the Sonnet John Keats and William Wordsworth - a comparison of two poems

le form. Wordsworth however, tells the reader that he uses the format of the sonnet as a refuge and solace from "too much liberty." Both authors sonnets contrast in their attitude and form but also ar ... doom / Ourselves, no prison is." Both Keats and Wordsworth, one feeling constrained and one feeling solace, show that the sonnet form is not a prison. Keats feels that even while being constrained, th ...

(2 pages) 56 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'I Dunno Y': lyrics to a song composed by Raghav Kaushik

l never grow larger.How much I try I will never succeed;That's just the fate of the life I lead.One solace I have is my musicBut one day I'll surely lose it.Why am I wasting my life?Every day seems li ...

(1 pages) 27 2 4.6 Jul/2004

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

A Love for God - "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel

t is their refuge against the horrors that they've had to endure in life. It is peace and grace and solace in a world full of indignity, sorrow and loss. In Yann Martel's novel, "Life of Pi" the main ...

(3 pages) 82 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explain in detail the symbolism used by Alfred, Lord Tennyson in his poem "The Lady of Shalott

a curse bring about suffering simply because that is the "expected" result?At first, the Lady finds solace in her weaving. A mirror placed on the far side of her loom allows her to see the front side ...

(5 pages) 52 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The title was A Separate Peace and we had to write about what was the "separate peace" in the story. We had to write it in the MLA format

d War II affected the nation during Gene's generation and caused him to turn to Devon and Finny for solace.Gene and Finny's relationship was very important to Gene and to the story itself. The relatio ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparing and Contrasting "The Miller's Tale" and "The Reeve's Tale"

ies, the wives of the miller and the reeve commit adultery."And thus lay Nicholas and AlisonBusy in solace and the quest of fun" (101)Upon John the carpenter falling to sleep, Nicholas and Alison deci ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature