Essays Tagged: "Spirit"

Use of Contrasts in Act I of The Tempest

hip between Ariel and Caliban could clearly be seen throughout Act I, scene II. Ariel was the 'airy spirit' that could assume different shapes, such as the lightning flames seen on the ship (Shakespea ...

(3 pages) 82 0 4.5 Feb/1997

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

Hamlet and Gertrude, love or hate

Denmark until certified well. It is at this time he receives word from his friend Horatio that the spirit of his father has returned and walks the night. During the Elizabethan period of English lite ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.4 Jan/1996

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

Shakespeare's Definition Of A Ghost

Definition of a GhostThe American Heritage Dictionary, published in 1973, defines a ghost as, 'the spirit or shade of a dead person, supposed to haunt living persons or former habitats.' Unfortunatel ... it an omen of forthcoming evil. Hamlet's reaction indicates that he is not surprised, 'My father's spirit - in arms? All is not well. / I doubt some foul play. Would the night were come! / Till then ...

(5 pages) 95 0 4.4 Jan/1996

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

The untold Story of Theseus

d in a flash of blue light.This is all I can tell you for I know no more. You shall have to ask the spirit of Theseus to continue...The Traveling(The spirit of Theseus Speaks)'I found myself in a dark ... you must ask the bad that called me here. For I grow tired and must return to my eternal rest.'(The Spirit of Theseus Fades)Ahhh. So, did you enjoy the story? I hope you can tell it to me sometime for ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.4 Sep/1996

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

The Christian Influence. Puritan influence on Native Americans in history with William Apess as prime example. No Work Cited page is included; has in-text citations and is written in MLA format.

purified from all taint of popery" (Burton). The Puritans greatly stressed the "serving [of] God in spirit and in truth" ? by feeling and conduct rather than by doctrine" (Burton). One such writer is ... s:I HAVE HEARD A GREAT DEAL SAID RESPECTING INFANTS FEELING, AS IT WERE, THE OPERATIONS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT ON THEIR MINDS, IMPRESSING THEM WITH A SENSE OF THEIR WICKEDNESS AND A NECESSITY OF A PREPARA ...

(4 pages) 153 2 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Corn, colombus, and slavery. Speaks of 'Origin of Indian Corn', the diary of Colombus first voyage, and "

y is about an Indian boy named Wunzh who sets out on his major boyhood ceremony to see what kind of spirit would be his guardian through life. Wunzh's goal of his ceremony was to seek out an easier wa ... to seek out an easier way for his people to acquire food. By conquering a messenger from the 'Great Spirit', Wunzh created Mondawmin (or as we now know it as corn). This is an important reading becaus ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers

Describes the Bushmen of the Kalahari

eld a hunter/gatherer status, though they could have advanced economically. There exists a cultural spirit that motivates the Bushmen to maintain their traditional hunter/gatherer ways. The Bushmen ar ... tic aspect of their religion is dance. Young Bushmen males are expected to become Shamins, that is, spiritual healers. The Bushmen rely on post-pardom abstinence as a form of birth control, and theref ...

(1 pages) 125 3 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The character Dante in "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri

oose. Perhaps this was adivine warning. In Canto 2, Beatrice, the symbol of Divine Love, an angelic spirit wassent to help aid Dante from his error and help him return back. This is purely love andcom ...

(2 pages) 167 1 2.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Inuit and Amish, Cultural Diversity or Cultural Destruction? A broad, general essay that discusses the impacts of North American society on these other two culture groups

tional Inuit beliefs are a form of animism, according to which all objects and living beings have a spirit. All phenomena occur through the agency of some spirit. Intrinsically neither good nor evil, ... rayers, can be controlled by magical charms and talismans. The person most effective in controlling spirits is the shaman, but anyone with the appropriate charms or amulets can exercise such control. ...

(7 pages) 169 0 3.4 Feb/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The Nazi Doctors" by Lifton

"Our pride-my pride-isto have been able to remain human there...I believe we remained doctors in spirit in spite ofeverything." The book illustrates several different medical killing's and expe ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Christian perspectavie on cloning in a short essay format.

so brought into question is when a person is a person, and if a person is created, does it posses a spirit? As scientists have successfully cloned the first human embryo, these questions press deeper ... od is in control. Nothing would happen outside of His will. If clones are made, then they will have spirits, because the soul is passed through the DNA, and would therefore still be a child of God. Th ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Boneventure's Journey of the mind to god. Explains his theory of how to acsend to the level of god. critisizing as it goes.

life as a representation of God. Just as God is made of three parts ( the father, the son, and the spirit) so are people. People are composed of the mind, the body, and the spirit. The seven steps ar ... xist with out the two accompanying parts. For example, a man can not exist without a mind, body, or spirit, if anyone of these attributes is missing, a man will not exist. However, without a mind, the ...

(3 pages) 52 1 4.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A synopsis of the similiarities and differences of the emergent theory and the reductionist theory in explaining the world

e layers are interconnected but their properties and laws remain irrelevant to one another. In this spirit the parts are defined in terms of the whole.The similarities and differences between the redu ...

(2 pages) 62 1 3.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

TITLE: GOALS This essay is about goals, how to reach them, and why it is important to reach your goals.

combined with a punishing attitude towards one's own efforts can cripple the imagination, kill the spirit, and so handicap performance that an individual may never fulfil the promise of early talent. ...

(1 pages) 323 1 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The title is "Symposium" Diotimas view on reproduction , love, the nature of eros, and beauty

. Not only this, but she also discussed sexuality.Love is not a god, according to Diotima, but is a spirit that mediates between people and objects of their desire. He is a daemon, a spirit between hu ...

(7 pages) 109 1 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Essay on Population. - The principal argument against the perfectibility of man and of society has never been fairly answered - Nature of the difficulty arising from population -

diffusion of general knowledge from the extension of the art of printing, the ardent and unshackled spirit of inquiry that prevails throughout the lettered and even unlettered world, the new and extra ...

(8 pages) 133 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The red room by H.G Wells

n by H.G Wells. The story is set at Lorraine Castle where a specific room is preoccupied by ghastly spirits. This story The Red Room is about a man (narrator) who seeks spirits inside Lorraine Castle, ... (narrator) who seeks spirits inside Lorraine Castle, with his only protection as his revolver. The spirit welcomes the man in an uncomfortable manner, moving furniture, candles going out without smok ...

(4 pages) 71 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Emerson's Nature - "Nature is a vehicle of thought"

te, " nature is the vehicle of thought," means that there is a link between language and thought as spirit is to nature. To break down this phrase, one can say that nature is the medium of expression ... re. Emerson uses three parts to his construction of his essay. He says natural facts are related to spiritual facts, and nature is a symbol of spirit. Language is symbolic because it is a way of descr ...

(3 pages) 110 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A short, brief biography about Leslie Randall, a young entrepreneur from Pennsylvania who owns her own shop. This essay is called "Watch your back, Bill Gates!"

d in an entire lifetime. Leslie Randall is her own boss. Leslie Randall claims jokingly, "I get the spirit of entrepreneurship from my Dad's side of the family."Leslie Randall has been a sports enthus ...

(2 pages) 123 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

A summer reading essay on the Picture of Dorian Gray

Gray holds the painting in a position where it will remind him always of his youth. Yet, this vain spirit is what ultimately cost Dorian his life. This painting somehow causes Dorian to have eternal ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature