Essays Tagged: "Survivor"

The character of Dr. Alexandre Manette in A Tale Of Two Cities

A Tale Of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)Dr. Alexandre ManetteDr. Alexandre Manette the great survivor of the Bastille and father to Lucie Manette.Dr.Manette is the most important character in t ...

(2 pages) 81 2 3.3 Jan/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

The Byzantine Empire

The Byzantine EmpireThe Byzantine Empire, the survivor of the Roman empire, flourished into the oldest and longest lasting empire in our history. ...

(5 pages) 320 1 4.2 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Diary of Anne Frank: A Compare and Contrast Essay between the Franks and the Van Daans.

in the play. The two characters that I chose to compare were Otto Frank, Anne's father and the only survivor of the group hiding, and Mr. Van Daan, Otto Frank's Jewish associate.Otto Frank was probabl ...

(4 pages) 169 2 4.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Research paper on Kurt Vonnegut's use of satirical atrocities in his novels

The Humorous AtrocitiesHe [Vonnegut] had no taste for war; and even less for being a survivor of it. (Blieler 553)When a person faces the hardships of life, he must develop a way of dea ... was working in an underground meat locker, somehow emerging to the blasted landscape one of the few survivors. Afterwards, the prisoners were forced to excavate the ruins of Dresden and sniff out the ...

(4 pages) 100 0 5.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This essay, Reality TV, explores why reality tv has become so popular.

osity and imagination.In an interview with my father, Jim Souders, who happens to be a huge fan of "Survivor", "Big Brother", and "The Amazing Race", he said, "most reality shows give you people that ... eeps them so interested in these shows? I don't think that is the only thing that makes shows like "Survivor", "Big Brother", "The Amazing Race", and other shows so popular that people return every we ...

(5 pages) 408 4 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

This essay explains the history of Smallpox through the present.

at produces distinct skin lesions, then afterwards leaves distinctive pock marks on the face of the survivor. Then after a ten to fourteen day incubation period in which the infected can still remain ...

(3 pages) 50 0 2.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Stephen King's The Stand: Summary

e strikes America, leaving onlya few thousand people alive who are "immune" to the epidemic. Of the survivors,those who serve G-d instinctively join in Boulder, Colorado, while those whoworship the "D ... thinks shecan not deal with her parents' deaths, being unwed and pregnant, and having theonly other survivor in her hometown of Ogunquit, Main be her recently deceasedbest friend's weird brother Harol ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hamlet the Emotional Side.

es to your father; But you mustknow, your father lost a father; That father lost, lost his, and the survivor bound in filialobligation for some term To do obsequious sorrow." (a.1, sc.2, 88-92)The Kin ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck.

s to how other people live in everyday life just as many of today's "reality TV. shows" do such as "Survivor" or "Big Brother". Humans like to see how other humans live and compare themselves with the ...

(6 pages) 71 1 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Talleyrand: For the Love of France

cial decisions and as a result, most fell. But, Charles-Maurice Talleyrand proved to be a political survivor of the French Revolution, quite an amazing feat. Not only did he endure this radical govern ... listic rhetoric and judging his service to France during the revolution he proved to be a political survivor by means of moderation and cool headedness. The fact that these changes worked to his advan ...

(30 pages) 76 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Everyday Use" written by Alice Walker

about poverty and stereotypes that often affect many young girls in similar situations. Maggie is a survivor who through the love of her mother is able to rise above these negative attitudes and begin ...

(2 pages) 142 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Postman" is a film directed by Kevin Costner and starred by he himself. This review is complete with character analysis and summary.

ty that emerges over time.Ford Lincoln Mercury.............................LARENZ TATEHe is a young survivor who is inspired to acts of tremendous bravery because of his belief, through the Postman, i ... of separated communities minus a national government. A war has destroyed the country, leaving its survivors struggling to make their lives in isolated towns lacking any means of communication.An arm ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.7 Jan/2004

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

How is figurative language used to convey the speaker's changing attitude in Elisabeth Bishop's poem "The Fish"?

ed, showing signs of death and decay. However, upon closer inspection, the fish is made out to be a survivor of many battles. Through the use of figurative language, the poet shows the speaker's shift ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of "Briar Rose" by Jane Yolen and linking it to poetry by Peter Skrzynecki

Gemma's fairy tale castle she besieged by the realisation of the holocaust. Whilst speaking with a survivor of the time Rebecca realises that not only did he know Gemma, but he was the Prince she alw ...

(7 pages) 86 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Depression Story, Interview.

Marcel is what mental health workers call a "survivor."The grey-haired, 55-year-old Gananoque-area resident, a member of the depression recovery ...

(6 pages) 131 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

An analysis of music videos

elevision programming in the scheme of the Real World, Road Rules and network television shows like Survivor. However, unable to abandon music videos completely, MTV was forced to create a new channel ...

(14 pages) 190 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

A Short Essay on John Stienbeck's "Of Mice And Men" -- Is Crooks a Survior?

was an African-American. Because Crooks existed in conditions that could drive one insane, he is a survivor.Crooks did not live in the bunkhouse with the other men, but lived in the harness room of t ... how miserable Crooks was on the farm. But he stayed and endured these conditions, which makes him a survivor.Crooks not only survived with the prejudice against him on the farm, but also with the prej ...

(1 pages) 61 5 2.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Truman's Fate

Truman's FateJoe Millionaire. The Bachelor. Survivor. The Real World. What are these names? These are just a few of the dozens of reality televi ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

The Allure of Reality Television

years there has been an increase in popularity of reality TV shows. From MTV's Real World to CBS's Survivor these shows are popping up on every network and in every time slot. Most of the shows are a ... traditional scripted show. Actors, writers, and set designers don't have to be paid. The winner in Survivor gets paid one million dollars. That cost the producers the same as each actor in Friends ge ...

(2 pages) 89 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Homer - "The Odyssey" It is surprising that Odysseus, 'a master of stratagems,' can also be reckless and impulsive?

can also be reckless and impulsive?Throughout the Epic, The Odyssey, Odysseus is determined to be a survivor and return to Ithaca with a status appropriate to his own sense of excellence. Odysseus is ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers