Essays Tagged: "stab"

Essay on "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allen Poe.

tor in the narrator's self-destruction. He wasted hours at the local pubs. Alcoholism drives him to stab an eye out of his cat, Pluto by saying, "My disease grew upon me-for what disease is like alcoh ...

(3 pages) 135 1 4.1 May/2002

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

Twelve angry men

t an hour, because it was a hot night. When she casually looked out he window. She had seen the boy stab his father. The problems with this testimony are explained to the other jurors by juror #4 who ... ical knife. Another problem with the knife was the way it was used in the murder. First of all, the stab wound was in a down ward angle. Juror #5, as well as the boy, grew up in the slums. Juror #5 ex ...

(3 pages) 146 1 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

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

sk of delivering the news of his friend's fatality to his love partner...a whore. She then tries to stab the man to death with a -wait a minute- a potato peeler! She continues to insults him by callin ... tain what he wants, the right to go home. But at the point in which he believes the seduction he is stabbed, his trust is failed again, he stops trusting his superiors once they lie to him and send hi ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Julius Caesar Overview

First FolioNarrator - NoneClimax - Cassius's death (V.iii), upon ordering his servant, Pindarus, to stab him, marks the point at which it becomes clear that the murdered Caesar has been avenged, and t ...

(9 pages) 48 1 4.0 Feb/2004

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

Humourous Story by Wafa Nurdin called The Mallow Men.

of feeling. He was telling the truth. I had to take desperate measures. I took my pen and tried to stab his fingers. It didn't work. I gave up, just like that; one futile attempt was all I needed to ...

(6 pages) 18 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Metamorphosis

his writing of The Metamorphosis. According to him, one should only read books that would wound or stab them, in which he implied the kind of books that would make an impact on the audience.The Metam ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Necklace (Altered version of Lord of The Rings) Chapter 3

e he used in wars and killed everyone. The necklace made the master imortal so if anybody tried to stab him it would reverse. He never lost a war. The good tried everything to kill him but never was ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jul/2004

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

Title: Lord of the Flies Author: William Golding Topic: The Pig Hunts

civility. Jack is presented with the perfect opportunity for an easy kill, yet he is relucantant to stab the helpless sow. To justify his hesitation, he claims 'I was choosing a place'. Although Jack' ... do in the first chapter before power corrupted him. Ralph nails the sow in the snout, as opposed to stabbing from behind, as Jack and his hunters later do. Even though he is dignified, the thirst for ...

(5 pages) 26 0 4.8 Aug/2004

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

The Bystander Effect: Safety in Numbers?

On the night of March 13, 1964 at 3:10 in the morning, 28 year-old Kitty Genovese was stabbed repeatedly in front of an audience of 38 people. She screams, "Oh my God, he stabbed me! Ple ... rtment, bleeding and begging for help. Some time passes. The assailant decides to return and begins stabbing her again. Now Kitty is screaming, "I'm dying! I'm dying!" The headlights of a bus that dri ... :45 in the morning, and the assailant returns for the third and final time. This time, however, the stab wound is fatal, and Kitty falls down dead (Newsweek, 1964).According to Davis and Palladino, th ...

(7 pages) 138 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The three main deaths and the speeches from brutus and Marc antony in julius caesar

, 59-63). Instead of committing suicide by himself, he is a coward and asks his servant Pendarus to stab him with a sword as he lies there and covers his eyes. This act confirms that Cassius is a cowa ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Driving in Taiwan!!

didn't make sense. But nevertheless, there it was. All the answers seemed implausible, so I took a stab at it and moved on. And then I stopped to consider the situation in which I'd found myself.I'd ... n the engine and right myself, but it was too late: I was tipping over. I shot my left foot out and stabbed at the ground to keep from tipping over. My foot landed precisely on one of the white lines. ...

(6 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Green Eyed Monster

ll feel.Envy varies its intensities; it can give you a tiny scratch to a corrosive, soul-destroying stab.But you know what? I think envy has been given a very, very bad reputation. I don't think it is ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Love You I Will Not

you I will not.Since of dawnTill break of duskPush me on till break I mustStill love I will you notStab me with needlesWound me with namesFeed me with seeds of shameTill purple I turn in disgraceLove ...

(1 pages) 19 1 0.0 Oct/2006

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

What are the main character traits of Oedipus, and show how the traits are used by the god in realizing prophesy

his mother Tiresias. Oedipus threatens to banish them both from Thebes, and goes into the palace to stab out his own eyes. Then Oedipus demands to Creon that he is to be exiled from the city when he f ... ontrol man's fate. Throughout the play, the Chorus has been desperate for the plague to end and for stability to be restored to the city.The chorus goes on to talk about things that were used in Oedip ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Critical Thinking: "Maybe Bush doesn't want to capture bin Laden?" by Cindy Rodriguez

d in the Denver Post, "Maybe Bush doesn't want to capture bin Laden" by Cindy Rodriguez is a direct stab at the Bush administration. Rodriguez's essay entirely demeans the character of our nation's pr ...

(1 pages) 17 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Summary of the Movie "12 Angry Men"

inds.The jurors dispute about the evidence, especially one exhibit in particular, the knife used to stab the boy's father. A clerk from a corner store had said that the boy had bought the same knife f ... day. The jurors continue on disputing, that is until one of them pulls out the same exact knife and stabs it into the table. The jury argues a bit about how bringing a knife like that into the court r ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Julius Caesar

t the republic than his best friend. He would rather be a peasant than have a monarchy. When Brutus stabbed Julius Caesar you could tell in his eyes that he didn’t want to stab Caesar.Cassius was ... us’ wife. Portia wanted to know want was there plan, but Brutus wouldn’t tell her. So she stabbed her leg and swallowed hot charcoal to prove that she could know what they were up to. Calper ...

(1 pages) 657 0 4.0 Apr/2007

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

Old Man And The Sea

's hand become cut from the leaders. Finally the fish gives up the struggle and Santiago is able to stab it with a harpoon, and begin dragging it back home. Because of all the blood, along the way he ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Seperate Peace

getting in trouble part really bothered Gene. "He had gotten away with everything, I felt a sudden stab of disappointment". That's not what a true friend would say. It was quite obvious that he was j ... ground and ran away. He didn't listen to leper or take the time to understand. Leper was mentally unstable after living through the trauma of being discharged from the army. Gene did nothing to help h ...

(3 pages) 646 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


bear that with patience And not my husband's secrets?" (II, i, 299-302). The action of Portia stabbing herself allows her to show Brutus that she can resist the pain of the knife and keep the se ... any secret. Portia is loyal to her husband, Brutus, and to their marriage. She is willing to stab herself just to help Brutus by finding out what he was worrying about. She exhibits her loyalty ...

(1 pages) 3377 0 5.0 Oct/2001

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