Essays Tagged: "stubbornness"

Antigone by Sophocles

Its a pretty good essay Very good - on task essay - could be stronger on supportEnglishStubbornness could be a virtue, but many times it could be a fatal flaw. In the play Antigone by Sop ... sobey Creon's rule in fear of the consequences. Antigone cannot heed her sister's advice and in her stubbornness rashly proceeds with her own plan to bury her brother.One of the first signs of Antigon ... ou!". Antigone responds outright "No. For you chose life and I chose death". This also portrays the stubbornness of Antigone. Antigone rejects her sister outrightly. She selfishly wants all the glory ...

(3 pages) 178 0 3.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

"You are Alfieri, Write Your Thoughts About Marco and Eddie Between Pages 77-80 and 83-85" 'A View From The Bridge'

at for all the love and protection he had given her, she seemed not thankful for any of it. Marco's stubbornness to his cause - that old Italian trait of honour and revenge. We nearly couldn't persuad ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Character of Amanda Wingfield in "The Glass Menagerie"

viously an overstressed and psychotic single care taker with insufficient mothering skills.Amanda's stubbornness and complexities always irritates her son Tom (the narrator of the play). Although Aman ... , and that bitterness is what motivates her to make her children become something. Her foolishness, stubbornness and selfishness makes her cruel to her children without the intention. Amanda, Tom, and ...

(2 pages) 149 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Stone Angel" by Margaret Laurence's

hin me, and they spread out from me and shackled all I touched.' (Laurence, 292). Hagar's pride and stubbornness were the causes of her failed relationships and lack of love in her life. Her excessive ... r relationships with her father, brother and husband. It also led to the death of her son John. Her stubbornness caused her marriage to dissolve, Marvin to be unhappy, her daughter-in-law's frustratio ...

(4 pages) 69 0 2.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

HyperKinetic Children

They may also demonstrate aggressive and very negative behavior. Other features include obstinacy, stubbornness, bossiness, bullying, increased mood lability, low frustration tolerance, temper outbur ...

(9 pages) 120 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Party Animals By, Ernesto Sanchez The complete history of the republican and democratic mascots. From conception to the present. Also a mini biography and a tribute to the creator Thomas Nast.

ds and posters. While he was president his rivals used the donkey once more to illustrate Jackson's stubbornness when he vetoed the re-chartering of the national bank. Still the donkey just represente ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Holden Caulfield

ectly. This resistance is expressed indirectly through such maneuvers as procrastination, dawdling, stubbornness, intentional inefficiency, and "forgetfulness". Often time people suffering from this d ...

(6 pages) 62 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Puritan immigration to the United States and the causes behind this.

, living in a land with little or no religious tolerance because of the lack of open-mindedness and stubbornness of previous settlers. The land that was supposed to be religious freedom for all ended ...

(2 pages) 41 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

English translation to the 6th and 7th song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Eight Dimensions' CD.

what situation, I will look over youSince time has not discover us, let me take you awayThis is not stubbornness, this is not escapingIt's just that no one is helping you to walk away, therefore this ...

(2 pages) 30 0 1.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Is Hamlet's Nature largely responsible for his difficulties?

responsible for his difficulties are Hamlet's tendency to think to much, his impulsiveness, and his stubbornness. Although two of these traits do contradict each other, Hamlet is able to show each one ... remedy." One would be a fool not to take any advice offered to Hamlet though out the play.Hamlet's stubbornness is most notable during the last scene of play, Act V Scene ii, when Hamlet is killed by ...

(5 pages) 89 0 4.6 Apr/2003

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

Founding brothers novel by Ellis.

s and causes that led to the duel are not mentioned. Was it all a miscommunication, or was it shear stubbornness that showed Hamilton to his grave. Ellis also contemplates what may have happened that ... s and causes that led to the duel are not mentioned. Was it all a miscommunication, or was it shear stubbornness that showed Hamilton to his grave. Ellis also contemplates what may have happened that ...

(7 pages) 133 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sophocles Theban plays on oedipuis rex and antigone.

onflictSophocles' Antigone, in its later phases is no longer about the conflict of law. It is about stubbornness and self will, about the sin of refusing to listen; about a man who has never been told ... hat establishes the notion of the sin and punishment that both Creon and Antigone face due to their stubbornness and self will.Antigone holds her love of family, and respect for the dead, elevated bey ...

(5 pages) 59 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Book Title: Scarlet Letter Author: Nathaniel Hawthorn

her feel ashamed and guilty about cheating on her husband. Despite her circumstances of the town's stubbornness and living in a dirty, rundown area she still managed to be a lovely and content person ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.8 Jun/2003

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

Antigone: Who is the more tragic character; the title character or Creon?

t Antigone and Creon were both tragic characters, but Creon was slightly more tragic because of his stubbornness, pride, and position of power.Antigone and Creon were both stubborn. Antigone was stubb ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/2003

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

This essay proves that Creon is a tragic hero in Antigone.

er to death and would not change his mind because he thought he would look weak to his people. This stubbornness caused him to murder Antigone. Creon's stubbornness is his tragic flaw which is shown t ...

(2 pages) 34 0 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

About my own personal strengths and weaknesses.

e my unlikeable short-temper and a tendency to become easilyfrustrated.My first strength is stubbornness. I am the oldest of four kid's which I believe hasa part in me being obstinate. It ... t strong willed children and they create a plan then put itinto action. Some people might think stubbornness as weakness. However, it is a trait thatis really an advantage for a strong willed ...

(3 pages) 258 0 2.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Margaret Laurence's "The Stone Angel".

carried my chains within me, and they spread out from me and shackled all I touched."(292) Hagar's stubbornness and pride are the cause for the lack of love in relationships in her life. Hagar's exce ... to marry the one man that Jason Currie least approves of demonstrates her need of independence and stubbornness. Jason's insistence on the disproval of the marriage only pushes Hagar's belief in marr ...

(5 pages) 61 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Into The Wild" by Jon Krakauer, about the debate if chris mccandless was a fool or hero, in which i choose a fool. Perhaps paper could use a a little variety in the vocabulary.

fused mind pushed him into sad solitude. To travel from here to there with the most extreme case of stubbornness. Even when he had no good knowledge of how to fend for himself he still wandered "Into ...

(2 pages) 108 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

How the Conflict Between Roman Duty And Egyptian Sensuousness Develops The Tragedy Of Antony And Cleopatra Comments: More focus on final scene was expected.

rstand his downfall as a result of the conflict.The conflict embodies his tragic flaw, which is his stubbornness in trying to achieve an elusive compromise between his duty to Rome and his passion for ...

(7 pages) 65 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Title: Sylvia's Acceptance of a Lesson Through Stubbornness ; Book: The Lesson ; Author: Toni Cade Bambara

Sylvia's Acceptance of a Lesson Through StubbornnessIn Toni Cade Bambara's, "The Lesson", the story seems kind of linear when you start read ... . The conflict was started because of the division between the rich and the poor. Although Sylvia's stubbornness prevented her from learning Miss Moore's lesson at first, the other children, especiall ...

(7 pages) 172 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American