Essays Tagged: "Underworld"

Analysis of the Poem "Lucifer in Starlight" by George Meredith

of the poem.Obviously, Lucifer is the defiant angel that was banished from heaven, and sent to the underworld of hell, where he known as Satan. The title refers to the devil as 'in starlight', so thi ... he has to rise to a place where the stars are visible, not the fires of hell. This rising from the underworld is summed up in the first line. It is later explained that he is doing so because he is t ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The concept of Parrhesia in Antigone, by Sophocles.

s. She buries her brother whom Creon ruled would be denied a proper burial and left to dwell in the underworld as punishment for treason. Antigone believes that it is only just to give her brother a p ...

(8 pages) 65 1 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

discursive essay on the legalisation of cannabis; different peoples views and arguments for and against it.

then fewer people would have to sneak around to get cannabis and therefore not get caught up in the underworld of drugs, and that would stop the lead on to harder drugs. Also cannabis can be used for ...

(3 pages) 86 1 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


, therulers continued to affect daily life through their supernatural powers. In his new life inthe underworld, the king would need everything he needed while alive, and he needed hishome to last for ...

(11 pages) 80 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Compare & Contrast Essay - "Antigone" with "Romeo and Juliet"

a shameful, pointless death, and her soul will wander forever in the Asphodel Fields of the Hades' underworld. This tremendously difficult decision that Ismene faces reminds me of a similar predicame ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Aenid Concept of Heroic Qualities and Destiny

the virtue of pietas in the warrior-hero Aeneas.In Aeneas long journey back to Rome, he enters the underworld to consult the spirit of his father, Anchises. His father, whose "face was drenched with ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Greek Gods

roll in the roman empire and roman republic. He was the keeper of the dead and the guardian of the underworld. The underworld is not the place of pain and torture as we see it today, it was merely th ... when you die.Pluto was awarded everything underground.Pluto could send gifts into the soil from the underworld.Greek counterpart = HadesJupiter was the most important god in Rome, for he was the supre ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Hero's First Death, an essay on Homer's The Odyssey

ghting" (12.141) Skylla. He fights even when there can be no fight.When Odysseus goes down into the underworld, he still crouches with his "drawn sword to keepthe surging phantoms from the bloody pit" ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Trademark infringement In World Markets

for the companies involved, therefor there have been varied attempts to put a stop to this rampant underworld of criminal activity.Particularly, in Southeast Asia well-known global companies are freq ...

(4 pages) 105 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Mafia financing 60 pc Bollywood Movies

sts are expected within a couple of days in connection with alleged links between Bollywood and the underworld, a top Mumbai police official has said.The nexus between the underworld and Bollywood is ... ition of anonymity.As many as 20 films released recently are suspected to have been financed by the underworld don, Chhota Shakeel, who allegedly forced many stars into signing movies and rescheduling ...

(2 pages) 31 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

New Hollywood Cinema (Scarface)

r. The reasons for the success of such films are due to the fact that they create an illusion of an underworld of which is glorified and provides a positive view point to the audiences. In turn, we be ... ment in time.In search to make this feature film realistic, Stone had to get an insight of this underworld that he was to convey. What better way to do this than interview real life people that ar ...

(10 pages) 106 2 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Odyssey. This essay deals with how the film, The Odyssey, shows the desirable and undesirable aspects of human nature.

s life itself. He tries everything in his power to return to them. He risks his life to go into the Underworld to find out how to return to them as quickly as he can. Another item proven desirable by ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Solar Folklore

s. Usually Re was portrayed with a hawk head, wearing a fiery disk like the Sun on his head. In the Underworld, the god took the form of a ram-head.For the Celts, who lived in central Europe, Lugh was ... god took the form of a ram-head.For the Celts, who lived in central Europe, Lugh was a Sun god. The underworld god Balor was his grandfather. Balor was the leader of the Fomorii. The Fomorii were evil ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Theory of recollection from Plato's writings about Socrates

is immortal, "as the soul is immortal, has been born often and has seen all things here and in the underworld, there is nothing which it has not learned; so it is in no way surprising that it can rec ...

(1 pages) 14533 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Greek Mythology: Zeus - This is an essay about Zeus, his powers, etc.

win control over the universe. After defeating his father, Zeus sent most of the Titans down to the underworld. Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades split up all creation. Zeus received the sky, Poseidon the sea ... , Poseidon, and Hades split up all creation. Zeus received the sky, Poseidon the sea, and Hades the underworld. Zeus was also positioned as supreme authority and on Mt. Olympus.+ Powers/Weakness' of Z ...

(1 pages) 57 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Hades god of the underworld

HADES(Roman - Pluto)Hades (also known as Aides) is Zeus' brother and ruler of the Underworld and the dead. He was also called Pluto - God of Wealth - because the precious metals buri ... nonymous to Pluto. Although he was an Olympian, he spent most of the time in his dark castle in the Underworld. This Lord of Hell, who was formidable in battle, proved his ferociousness in the famous ... ver an evil god, for although he was stern, cruel and unpitying, still he was just. Hades ruled the Underworld and therefore most often associated with death and was feared by men, but he was not Deat ...

(7 pages) 41 0 4.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Write an analysis on 'Ode to a Nightingale', focusing on how Keats presents some of the ideas he was struggling with at the time.

drunk" or "emptied some dull opiate to the drains"; this resembles the qualities of the Lethe, the Underworld river that the dead drank from in order to forget all that they had done or said while li ...

(7 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Story "How the World Was Made" and poems "This Newly Created World," "Dream Song," "I Have Killed the Deer," and "I Am Your Mother" all share themes.

eads as follows.The streams that come down from the mountains are the trails by which we reach this underworld, and the springs at their heads are the doorways by which we enter it...We know that the ... the springs at their heads are the doorways by which we enter it...We know that the seasons in the underworld are different from ours, because the water in the springs is always warmer in the winter ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

What elements of Chinese Buddhist Miracle tales provide insights into popular conception do you see deriving from Buddhist belief, and what appear to be indigenous to Chinese.

ists of retribution and rebirth, the five modes of existence, and the bureaucratic structure of the underworld.The Chinese already had their ideas of retribution before Buddhism even came to China. Th ... , for records could sometimes be misplaced. In the miracle tale of Kung Ko, he was brought into the underworld to be questioned about his sins. The official asked Kung Ko the reasons for killing two b ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Dante's "Inferno".

ure of hell as an evil, inexplicably torturous place. Dante travels through the nine circles of the underworld with Virgil, a fellow poet, as his guide. "Therefore, for your own good, I think it well ... e, the ninth circle of hell, they immediately depart after seeing Satan and the final circle of the underworld.Dante Alighieri was a Florentine born of Italian Nobel ancestors. His mother died before ...

(5 pages) 95 0 4.2 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry