Essays Tagged: "Temptation"

Joseph Conrad "Heart of Darkess" This essay describes the "human tendencies toward evil" found in conrad's work the heart of darkness.

the constraints placed on it by the environment, and that it is able to be either good or evil. The temptation of evil, existing especially in an environment lacking any rules, creates turmoil in the ...

(4 pages) 320 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Analysis of Crito

ries to convince the condemned to acquiesce in the plan to avoid his imminent death. Though Crito's temptation is imposing, it is in accord with reason and fidelity that Socrates chooses to fulfill hi ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

the fearsome GreenKnight and to let him retaliate a year later at the distant Green Chapel; and the temptationto commit adultery with the wife of Lord Bercilak--in reality the Green Knight--in whoseca ... tter. The lady is later to be known as the wife of Bercilak -aka-the Green Knight. This is shown as temptation. The lady tries to seduce Gawain whileBetilak is away on a hunting excursion. Gawain resi ...

(3 pages) 152 0 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Compensating College Athletes

team sweatshirt that they are making popular. Thus, it is difficult for the athletes to resist the temptation of accepting compensation for their performances. Not surprisingly, the media is filled w ...

(5 pages) 218 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Essay on "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, What are some symbols that are used in the story, Dr. Heideggar's Experiment?

rom being discovered. For example, the "massive silver clasps" secure the book from being opened by temptation. This book is very important to the Doctor and must contain his disappointing past. The m ... s to avoid letting the dust over the mind be swept away by another, letting the leakage of youthful temptation begin.Well, time is disintegrating and life is passing by. The conflicts of the past have ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Temptation and desire in Pearl Buck's book "The Good Earth."

Temptation and DesireTemptation is a daily obstacle lurking around the corner for every man, woman, ... as the toddler reaches for the large piece of chocolate candy. As an adult it is learnt that every temptation has a danger like getting that chocolate candy on the carpet and it is not always probabl ... nter the world of wine, dice, and concubines with Cuckoo, the temptress, ushering him in. The first temptation Wang Lung was interested in was the beautiful concubines who he "thought were pictures of ...

(6 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparison of the characters in the poem (by Samuel Pepys) and short story (written by Elizabeth Bowen) both entitled 'Demond Lover'.

r former love. She must decide between being moral and staying with her husband or going along with temptation and allowing herself to leave with her former lover and forget her family. In the story w ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" by Joyce Carol Oates.

ity has a dark side. Hormones spread like fire, often leading teenagers to go beyond simple kisses. Temptation surrounds teenagers, especially teenage girls. The desire for rebellion is also evident, ... rapists and murderers. These rapists often strive to lead young girls on the path of rebellion and temptation, the dark side of sexuality. The sexual theme is often hidden in literature, and the dark ...

(9 pages) 398 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Spanish American War Versus Operation Iraqi Freedom" This essay compares and contrasts certain areas of both wars that are coincidently similar to each other.

thousand and four, and the rest of the world view the war in Iraq, many find it hard the resist the temptation to create their own conclusions on as to why this war got started, but many do not realiz ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Mark Twain's "The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg.

surfaced weaknesses of individuals and the community as a whole. Dishonesty, greed and falling into temptation are the stories greatest examples of human weakness. From these three sprout many more, a ... n of any respect there after. The idea of theft is brought into someone's mind solely by one thing: temptation.The ability to not be lead into temptation was practiced religiously in the town of Hadle ...

(5 pages) 76 0 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Persuasive essay about the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rodstan.

Through out Cyrano de Bergerac, the main character, has remained consistent, unfaltering to temptation or desire. Other weaker characters immediately gave into these temptations at the first o ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A look at the affect names have on the characters of Fifth Business By Robertson Davies

n...mad about learning, terribly stiff and stern and scowly, and an absolute wizard at withstanding temptation"(Fifth Business p.90). Dunstable Ramsay had always been interested in learning, as eviden ...

(4 pages) 100 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Why Laws are broken and deterents to the breaking of them

aws are broken everyday and what can be done to prevent people in society from breaking the law.The temptation to break a law is sometimes too strong. It is overwhelming and some find it difficult to ...

(3 pages) 49 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Good vs. evil basically the text is about the religious corrolation between robert lewis stevenson's "The strange case of Dr. jekyll and Mr. Hyde" and how it goes along along with mankind.

Since the beginning of time man has come across temptation and has given into it, it was the sole reason man was kicked out of paradise in the begin ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Essay on The Crucible by Arthur Miller

and wants to be with him and tempts him to leave his wife Elizabeth Proctor. John cannot resist the temptation of Abigail Williams and commits the sin of adultery. "I know how you clutched my back.... ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Scott Russell Sanders - In response to an excerpt from, "The Common Life": The Players Of Modern Societal Theatrics

t my young life I have already felt deeply disturbed by the lengths to which greed, envy, lust, and temptation drive so many of our nations individuals. Corruption infests the ranks of our country's l ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Use Mind Over Passions to View Milton's Satan in Book Nine of Paradise Lost This was an essay included with an oral report.

as a hero or as sympathetic in Milton's Paradise Lost, as many critics like to argue. He symbolizes temptation in disguise, and seeks to destroy "The whole included race, his purposed prey" by implant ... sions. Evil is no match against the entirety of the soul but when separated it is not difficult for temptation to overcome the weaker of the two, Passion.The prologue of Paradise Lost tells how Milton ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Similarities of Unfaithful and Paradise Lost

any subtle details and intriguing metaphors. Just as Eve falls from grace because she gave into her temptation of the tree of knowledge, Connie's marriage falls due to her temptation for Paul Martel.T ... e that being with Paul isn't wrong. Being with Paul isn't a mistake.Connie only wants to flirt with temptation, but she soon finds herself consumed by it. This is partially why she keeps returning to ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Speech: Topic-Inspiring his/her class to collect for a certain charity...

up if you've thrown this food out. I can understand if u feel bad. I myself have succumbed to this temptation and yes due to the society that we are brought up in its just the way it is, but think ab ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Customer loyalty

The most appealing aspect of business to me is the area of entrepreneurship. How one can resist the temptation to be their own boss as apposed to being ordered around your whole life by some arrogant, ...

(4 pages) 195 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing