Essays Tagged: "time period"

Greek gods vs the Judao Christian God

Bible, this is not referred to as mythology. Both pieces of literature were written around the same time period, and yet, in modern day, we read one book to help teach us daily lessons, and we read th ... re. I began to wonder why the stories of the Greek god's, that were worshipped by the Greeks of the time, came to be known as mythology, and not as a religious book, like the Bible. So, I examined wha ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


hings that happened during the war. The play also shows the disrespect the men had forwomen in that time period. In front of Agamemnon's palace, a watchman wishes his shift would end. He istire ... leader that the army has taken Troy. The leader is skeptical andasks her to repeat herself several times. The Queen gets angry and tells him she is not a'credulous girl.' When the leader asks ...

(2 pages) 105 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Gerard Manely Hopkins

eir lives. For Gerard Manley Hopkins this was difficult. Gerard was a poet that came way before his time and people didn't realize the power he had with words.Gerard Manley Hopkins was one of the most ... had with words.Gerard Manley Hopkins was one of the most original poets to write in English at any time period. He only lived for 45 years and only had three of his poems published during his lifetim ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

A paper that concerns the lessons that Scrooge learns from the 3 spirits

lessons that Scrooge learns from the 3 spiritsA Christmas Carol, although occurring at a different time period than today, still holds values and lessons that are important in society today. The main ... atchit's wife does not like the idea have toasting to Scrooge because of the way he treats his long time employee. Also, Scrooge is looked down upon by the charity collectors because he simply states ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.8 Feb/1997

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

Symbolism in Grapes of Wrath

Grapes of Wrath, a book which was written in order to show what a family was going through, at this time period, and how they were trying to better their lives at the same time. It wouldn't be enough ... eaning. The first goal that Steinbeck had in mind, was to appeal to the common Midwesterner at that time. The best way to go about doing this was to focus on one of the two things that nearly all migr ...

(11 pages) 192 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Was Paul a male chauvinist? Cite particular passages in his letters to support your view. New Testament.

ny of the letters that Paul transcribed during his travels, he espoused views that feminists of our time might construe as being chauvinistic. In trying to determine whether his views on marriage and ... whether his views on marriage and the place of women in society are biased, we must understand the time period of his writings. The theological impact on his pronouncements, and the society in which ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.7 Jul/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


lization defined their religious beliefs.The lives of people who lived in the early ancient history time period were tough.They had to roam the land always looking for new game to hunt and plants and ... nd so the religion of these early people was minimal. Then came the development of farminginto this time period. Farming brought the people together. Small cities began to developbecause the people di ...

(4 pages) 65 1 3.2 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Loneliness in the novel "Of mice and Men"

oks not to be a partof their group because of the racism that existed in society in that particular time period.Crooks is not allowed to be close friends with anyone or participate in the fun stuff ot ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Why I think that Mark Twain is the greatest author of his time

s about the adventures of ayoung boy, he depicts the struggle that people had to go through in that time period.That is just one of the reasons why some people consider Mark Twain to be thegreatest Am ... ust one of the reasons why some people consider Mark Twain to be thegreatest American author of all time. As I was reading the book Huck Finn I started to agree more with whatMencken had to say ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.7 Aug/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Progression of music in america since the 1940's

progression of music from the 1940's to the present has seen extremes, it has been controversial at times, traditional at times and inspirational at times, but never have the American people turned aw ... nal at times, but never have the American people turned away music in its entirety. There have been times when parents did not approve of the music that their children chose to listen to, but the pare ...

(4 pages) 123 0 4.3 Dec/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Holocaust

The Holocaust was a time period where Jews were treated like trash. Germany acts like they were garbage and called them ... ould be "dirty Jew". What holocaust meant was that it was a sacrifice or loss of many lives.At that time a lot of Jewish people suffered so much that it makes me feel sad also. Of course the Germans d ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.4 Mar/2002

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

"Barn Burning" by William Faulkner

set in the imaginary Mississippi county of Yoknapatawpha. During the restoration of the South, the time period following the Civil War, the only thing that kept the South alive and running where the ...

(2 pages) 282 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Marketing Strategies for Cell C

, objectives and strategies, and its method for measuring success. It should also have a designated time period (i.e. 6 ? 12 months) and one should document the costs of the planned marketing activiti ... Disruption 2 presentation)Intended target areas/methodsTaxi drivers for distribution of prepaid airtime cards etc.Individuals in rural and semi-urban communities/settlements.Children under 12 years ( ...

(6 pages) 442 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Anglo-Saxon Ideal Code of Conduct in Beowulf

"Beowulf" presents the characteristics of two heroes, Beowulfand Hrothgar. During this Anglo-Saxon time period, Hrothgar rules as the king of hisDanish lands. However, this king faces many problems d ... any problems due to the disturbances of amonster known as Grendel. As an Anglo-Saxon warrior of the time, Beowulf hears ofthis creature and journeys through the hero's path to kill Grendel. Through th ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Answering Americas Call. The role of America today

ghout the history of America there have been several different answers to her call. Every different time period has had it's own call, from the days of Jefferson and the Constitution, to the days of K ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

because of his race, which in all details the way society miss-treated African Americans during the time period the novel was set in. Tom's actions were different than what others in his situation wou ... r Lee does a wonderful job of portraying the racial injustice which was very much alive during this time period. The remedies given include self-restraint, and being yourself. My views and opinions ma ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Red Badge of Courage, The great Gatsby by Scott Fitzergerald

successful for himself. TheGreat Gatsby is about what happened to the Americandream in the 1920s, a time period when the dream hadbeen corrupted by the avaricious pursuit of wealth. TheAmerican dream ... about Gatsby's dailyagenda and how in the earlier days he upheld the pureAmerican Dream 'No wasting time at Shafters, No moresmoking or chewing, Read one improving book or magazineper week, Save $3.00 ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

y two miles between the twohomes. The moors are vast open lands that may stretch out for miles at a time. Due to location andclimate, there is usually a heavy fog present on the moors during the night ... the already complex feud occurring between the two families living in thehomes.The exact period of time was never precisely established but the general time period issuggested by the setting. The use ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck, one of the greatest American books of our time, explained and dissected.

focused on showing the corruption and destruction in the world especially in California during the time period of the 1930's. The most popular book written by him to show these evils was the 1939 nov ... le to the general public in the 1930's and 40's who did not know what happened to the Okies in that time period (Schorer 2). In Steinbeck's novel, The Grapes of Wrath, he uses motifs, symbols, and all ...

(6 pages) 174 0 4.7 Apr/2002

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

Dracula, by Bram Stoker - The Superstition That Made the Supernatural Powers

stounding ways.Dracula's supernatural abilities were based on ancient superstitions andfears of the time period. The beginning of the book, also, was set upon theday of May third- St. Georges Eve- 'wh ... /night represents evil and day/light represents good, which would explainwhy he is powerless in day time. He can become or commandeer certaincreatures: the rat, the owl, the bat, the wolf, the fox, an ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature