Essays Tagged: "terror"

The deeper meaning to the poem 'The Conqueror Worm' BY Edgar Allen Poe

We often call Edgar Allen Poe one of the fathers of terror and mystery. His twisted, Macabre tales and poems are filled with great detail and often end ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.3 Oct/1996

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

Spirits of the night

cars were secured in theirgarages as cats and dogs were brought in from outside. People watched in terror as thesun would sink low on the horizon, leaving the community vulnerable to the clutches oft ... ouldportend dreadful consequences. The darkness was not for their eyes.So the night would pass with terror and resignation. Night after night, the patternwould remain unchanged. The town was accustome ...

(5 pages) 64 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

The Warsaw Ghetto

ampments were guarded by security or S.S. officers so that Jewishprisoners couldn't escape Hitler's terror.The ghetto was overcrowded, sometimes with fourteen people inrooms that were made for six. Wi ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Roots of Nazism

shed internationally through Hitler's maintenance of stern, authoritarian rule. A constant state of terror and bombardment of propaganda caused such a state. The Third Reich was founded on Nazi ideas, ... the whole of Germany, Hitler maintained a well-run country through means of an authoritarian state. Terror was a very evident aspect of life in the Third Reich, as SS troops could search, arrest, or e ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

major turning point in lord of the flies

urse they quickly came to the conclusion that this was the beast. They ran off toward the others in terror to warn them it was a beast.This event clearly affected the group. They were clearly shaken, ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Through the Eyes Of Terror - A look behind the motivation of the Taliban and other Terrorists.

Through the eyes of a terrorist:The motivations behind the horrorIt is very clear to everyone world wide that any terroris ... ns, especially the most recent on September eleventh, are very wicked and evil. Everyone except the terrorists themselves, that is. So the question of what the terrorists underlying motivations are ar ... rises, and for good reason. The only person that can really answer that question is one who studies terrorism or is a terrorist himself.In the book The Anatomy of Terrorism, the author David Long reve ...

(6 pages) 148 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Jane Eyre Literary Analysis

Jane's description of her fire. Eyre describes the fire as something of a physical comfort, not of terror. The fire is used as a symbol of kindness and friendship, as well as acceptance as an equal t ...

(2 pages) 62 1 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Terrorism: What It's All About. What Is Terrorism? Will it ever stop? Why do people resort to terrorism? Terrorism is the war of today.

bombing, assassinations, and hi-jacking? How do individuals and organizations justify these acts of terror. These acts can be described as terrorist actions. Terrorism is an growing international prob ... terrorist actions. Terrorism is an growing international problem. During the last twenty years, new terrorist groups have sprung up al lover the world. Governments have had little success in their att ...

(3 pages) 704 6 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Review of Gil Bailie's Book: "Violence Unveiled: Humanity at the Crossroads"

Accounts of what can no longer be termed "unspeakable" acts of violence and terror assault us daily. Newspapers and televisions capture the carnage and chaos that increasingly ... e we to do in the face of the societal and cultural disintegration that follows in the wake of such terror? This worldwide escalation of violence, and the unsettling questions it raises, is the subjec ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This essay attempts to explain the message behind Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find".

ck value of the story is not lost even though the family's fate is quite evident quite early on.The terror is in knowing and hoping against hope that this is not so. Then you are forced to analyze why ...

(3 pages) 175 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

About the hypnotizing blades of a fan.

The Blades of TerrorHe stared at the electric fan, his eyes not wavering once as he deliberately examined the blad ...

(2 pages) 56 4 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Improvements to Aircraft Security.

through the United States pondered by all citizens. Why would anyone want to kill all those people? Terrorist do many things normal human beings would never consider. They feel no one is listening to ... hem and this is the only way of gaining attention and having someone listen to their troubles. Many terrorist organizations are driven by religious beliefs and feel what they are doing is right. After ...

(6 pages) 154 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

"The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco.

e way was a series of skulls with deep hollow eyesockets which filled those who looked at them with terror. The skulls and bones are obvious symbols of death, and therefore are a warning to all that w ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2003

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

To what extent did Hitler's power depend upon the use of propaganda and terror in the period from 1933-1939?

Modern History EssayTo what extent did Hitler's power depend upon the use of propaganda and terror in the period from 1933-1939?Adolph Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in January 1933 and h ... ame Chancellor of Germany in January 1933 and his power depended upon propaganda for the Nazi's and terror. This essay will attempt to show how the Nazis used fear and propaganda to sustain power duri ...

(3 pages) 58 1 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Blitz, Sources questions.

se of the British people to the effects of the Blitz?People can learn that the British responded to terror and tragedy with courage and determination and that even people in the most appalling circums ...

(12 pages) 67 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Freedom of Religion related to the freedom of speech and press.

people take for granted going to church on Sunday, or praying before a meal. In some other places, terror reigns over the citizens when they pray or try to worship their god in public. Is their ruler ...

(1 pages) 110 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Terror.

Topic Report - The TerrorIn the years 1793 - 1794 a vital stage of the French revolution known as the Terror took place ... ehaviour was far from democratic and was beheaded himself on July 28th 1794, marking the end of the Terror.The Terror as a form of government meant the organized use of state power to ensure complianc ... ced those it convicted to the guillotine. These suspects included foreign and domestic enemies. The Terror was also used to enforce wage and price "maximums" that guaranteed affordable provisions as w ...

(5 pages) 83 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Religious Discrimination - Muslims

eople are based on when this kind of discrimination occurs. To most of the people around in USA the terror of living and going through the tragedy that people of September 11 had gone through is just ...

(1 pages) 204 6 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Dansk analyse af en leder i Information samt et indlæg til Chili om USA's nye metoder til at spore og likvidere terrorister. Karakter: 11 pil ned

i hvert fald bland Informations læsereEmnet i lederartiklen er overordnet set USA's krig mod terror. Dette manifestere sig denne gang i drabet på de 6 terrorister i ørkenen i Yemen ... er medlem af KUJ.Budskabet med artiklen er, at skabe debat og opmærksomhed om USA's rolle som terrorbekæmper og om de metoder USA bruger. Lederen stiller sig kritisk overfor de metoder, so ...

(5 pages) 23 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Alfred Hitchcock Biography Essay. 860 word summary of Hitchcock's life, his achievements, and his death.

ked up behind bars for awhile to think about what he had done, and during this time he felt immense terror. It is thought that this had a profound effect on the movies Hitchcock would go on to make; t ... d a profound effect on the movies Hitchcock would go on to make; themes of innocent victims feeling terror and confusion, as he did during this punishment, surfaced in many of his works.Hitchcock rece ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors