Essays Tagged: "tombstones"

All Quiet On The Western Front: Comparing the Movie to the Book.

ased. Upon returning home he floated from job to job (ironically enough, he spent some time selling tombstones) before becoming a writer for a Swedish car magazine. It was with those literary skills t ...

(4 pages) 222 4 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays


d to a mere name etched on a tombstone or written on a genealogy chart. In a few centuries even our tombstones will be unreadable due to weathering; our skeletal remains will be all that is left of us ...

(2 pages) 21 2 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Arlington Cemetery

rces. The cemetery spans a total of about 1,100 acres, and includes numerous memorials, plaques and tombstones in order to honor important people and events in our country's history. In 1802, G ... on National Cemetery, I was privileged to observe these monuments as well as the rows after rows of tombstones that have been constructed to remember and honor our country's veterans. I also witnessed ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Damned

an unholy aura; its shadow becoming the silent guardian of the graves as it draped itself over the tombstones. There was little room left on these hallowed grounds, the granite markers dotting the la ...

(1 pages) 30 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Several Short Essays on Great Expectations

er Pip grows up having no sense of family. The only things he knows about his family are what their tombstones look like. Family is not taught to Pip as being very important, Mrs. Joe never takes the ...

(4 pages) 38 1 5.0 May/2005

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

Compare and Contrast of two stories "Latifa" and "The Crazy Dervish and the Pomegranate Tree: A Mystic Tale"

men as well. The black - flags were also a barrier for the dervish for he couldn't go to the poet's tombstones. Every time the dervish tried to go "home" he was beaten by the guards. Now the dervish f ...

(3 pages) 11 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Blake's "The Garden of Love"

much happier as naive children. "Tomb stones where flowers should be" could be thought to mean that tombstones are sad things for children. (line 10).The speaker of the poem tells of his visit to the ... loss of innocence has destroyed the garden as well, transforming the 'sweet flowers' to graves and tombstones. These tombstones and the flowers were always there, but simply not seen as negative thin ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

E.Dickinson : I died for beauty ....I was scarce...

and talked between their tombs until the moss reached their lips and covered up the names on their tombstones.This poem follows many of Dickinson's typical formal patterns--the ABCB rhyme scheme, the ...

(2 pages) 44 2 3.9 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Roman society from Augustus to Titus

t does not provide details of the full spectrum of Roman life. From archaeological evidence such as tombstones, paintings and mosaics we receive a less detailed image of the life that poorer women liv ...

(6 pages) 51 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

A Funeral In Austria

interrupted by the beautiful view as we turned off the main road and into the parking lot. The tall tombstones, aged by time, appeared to be rising all along the lush green mountainside. The grass was ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Roman History

they lived and died. On the birthdays of the dead the family would have a meal in there honor. Most tombstones had a chute where food could be dropped into, this was thought to nourish the soul. Some ...

(3 pages) 1049 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History