Essays Tagged: "Vigil"

An Analysis of Symbolism in "The Scarlet Letter" by Hawthorne

nsion which is so extreme that it seems to hide and cover Hester. On the night of Arthur Dimmesdale vigil, he sees a red A in the sky. And finally, the letter is revealed on Dimmsdale's chest in front ...

(4 pages) 122 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Discussion of the sun in the Albert Camus novel "The Stranger".

entional thinker, twisted the common meaning of the sun into a painful image. Thesun is on constant vigil of Meursault?s every action. Ironically, the bright light of the sunclouds his thoughts and ju ... e opening of the book, Meursault is faced with the death of his mother. Hemust attend the overnight vigil of her body the day before her burial. The next day,Meursault is to walk her body to her grave ...

(2 pages) 74 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Outsider".

ath, Meursault is not remorseful, or sad at her passing. Right just the opposite in fact, after her vigil he almost begrudges her passing because " It was going to be a beautiful day (the day of her f ...

(4 pages) 68 1 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Review of "The Chocolate War", adapted from Robert Cormier's novel of the same name, discusses Jerry's problems and how he overcomes them.

ashington. Trinity is ruled by an insidious gang of senior students, the bullies of the school, the Vigils. Assisted by the corrupt stand-in head of the school, Brother Leon (John Glover) the Vigils s ... anding, indicative of their power over the students. This is relevant, as they are both high in the Vigil ranks and are plotting to humiliate Jerry and other students with their 'assignments'. Jerry l ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The fotunes of Silas Marner" by George Eliot.

f the book.Silas' first misfortune occurs in his hometown of Lantern Yard. Here he is asked to keep vigil over the senior deacon; this is where Silas suffers from an epileptic fit, '...he had fallen.. ...

(7 pages) 44 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Stranger by Albert Camus. This is an essay on the book about the character Meurasault.

ows no emotion for anything. Meursault did not dare cry for his mother. In fact, when going to keep vigil a woman who was very close to his mother was weeping all he could think about was if she would ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Chicanos' today in america

Chapter nine's focus in Vigil's From Indians to Chicanos is on the breakup and transformation of the social order. It is bro ... s Chicano Movement, and concludes with the 1970s and beyond. With some more emphasized than others, Vigil applies each of the "6 C's" in this chapter.The initial factors will be on the first three-Cla ... ve benefits. Unfortunately, it fell through due to counterattacks and low federal funding. Finally, Vigil moves on to color. Chicanos still had to endure discrimination from the Anglos. One example wa ...

(3 pages) 102 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Choclate War: Themes & Charachterization OR CONFORMISTS: ARE THEY IN DANGER?

parts. One is every year they sell chocolates to raise money and also they have a group called the Vigils. Basically the Vigils watch over the school. Jerry is part of the Vigils, and he also goes ag ... of the Chocolates, Jerry sort of lead Brother Leon on. Brother Leon knew that he was a part of the Vigils, and knew that he could get the Vigils to increase the sale of the chocolates and the Vigils ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Chocolate War

Archie is disgusted by the thought of perspiration? What does this say of his character? Why do the Vigils seem to strive on black mail and deviant behavior towards each other. "They murdered him", th ... Archie is disgusted by the thought of perspiration? What does this say of his character? Why do the Vigils seem to strive on black mail and deviant behavior towards each other."They murdered him", tha ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Once upon a time, amidst the rubble of an old citadel a man kept vigil for zombies. He was one of the elite, who managed to survive. A few months ago, on a cold Octo ...

(3 pages) 485 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Passion: Who Really Needs It?

s so their decisions are not clearly thought through. This can be said about the main characters in Vigil's The Aeneid. It was Dido's love for Aeneas that ultimately led to her destruction and similar ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Chocolate War And Human Cruelty

team and everything, but Jerry's life was soon to change. A secret group in Trinity High called the Vigils were a group based on intimidation, and enjoyed making peers miserable. The Vigils gave the s ... signed a special one. In addition, there is a tradition at Trinity High to sell chocolates, and the Vigils got an idea for a certain task involving Jerry. They would decide to tell Jerry to stop selli ...

(2 pages) 1177 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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


onfess her secret or sin9.ForestSanctuary = Free world10.Meteor's light (Chapter 12: The Minister's Vigil, 130-134)To Dimmesdale = Adultery, He should wears the same mark as Hester does (mark of shame ... xpression after get Hester's advice12.Black GloveVeil of something hidden (Chapter 12: The Minister Vigil)13.Brook (Chapter 19: The Child at the Brookside, p. 178-179)The limit that Pearl doesn't want ...

(3 pages) 6171 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Stranger

to fake the emotions that are expected from the death of a loved one. When he attends his mother's vigil, he recounts his experience more as an observer than as a participant. He is very detailed whe ... himself. He has a strong reaction to all things tactile like the discomfort of the bus ride to the vigil and the overbearing heat during the day but still attaches no emotions to them. Meursault noti ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway