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The Weeping Prophet

The Book of Jeremiah is the longest book in the Bible containing more words than any other book. The greatest majority of the Book...

Judges in the Bible

through weak judges" (Malick, 2009). Clearly, in light of this, they were only men, for the most part, and they attempted to creat...

Money Compare Franklin and Bible

Some of Ben Franklin's wise words about money and specifically about lending it to friends is compared/contrasted with what the Bi...

Process of Grieving

In five pages the grieving process is discussed in terms of the Bible and scripture views regarding death and eternal life in the ...

The Role of Women in The Knight's Tale of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

This paper presents a critical analysis of womens' roles as seen in The Knight's Tale of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. The author a...

The Wife of Bath Examined Critically

which also includes the tales of the Friar, Summoner, Clerk, Merchant, Squire and Franklin and consist of tales or perceptions rel...

Exercise in Dante's 'Inferno'

commit a sin where he would go to held under Dantes model, it seems that he might be found in Limbo. At the same time, the truth i...

Credibility and Creation of Character in The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

In eight pages each of the five Canterbury Tales' pilgrim's stories are used in order to examine how Chaucer's employment of langu...

Canterbury Tales: The Shipman and the Wife of Bath

acting as a prostitute. When the merchant comes home and finds out she got the money from the monk, without knowing she slept with...

Geoffrey Chaucer's Writings and Bird Symbolism

natural fears and perplexities and institutionalize social views (Malinowski 11). These stories and the use of language, then, de...

Odysseus' Tale in Homer's 'The Odyssey'

In five pages this paper considers Odysseus' heroic tale as described in Homer's poetic epic 'The Odyssey.' There are no other so...

Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer and Themes of Morality and Immorality

In eight pages this paper discusses how Chaucer addressed morality and immorality in such stories as 'The Friar's Tale,' 'The Prio...

3 Canterbury Tales and their Story Morals

In 6 pages this paper analyzes the morals in the selections 'The Wife of Bath's Tale,' 'The Nun's Priest's Tale,' and 'The Miller'...

The Canterbury Tales and the Discussion of Love

In five pages this paper examines how contrasting attitudes about love are represented in The Knight's Tale, The Wife of Bath's Ta...

Fear of Death and Geoffrey Chaucer

In five pages the fears Chaucer expressed about death particularly in 'The Nun's Priest Tale,' 'The Pardoner's Tale,' and 'The Mil...

Homer's 'Odyssey' and Its Stories

In five pages this paper examines the stories featured throughout 'The Odyssey' in a consideration of the repetition of Agamemnon'...

Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales and Social Class

a man who liked to demonstrate his position as more than it honestly was, socially speaking. "He hid his debt well. He wore daintl...

Rebekah and Nausicaa in the Bible and Homer's 'The Odyssey'

This paper examines the power by women in ancient Hebrew and Greek societies as represented by Rebekah in the Old Testament and Na...

'The Odyssey' of Homer and the Hebrew Bible Compared

look at the example of Odysseuss wife Penelope. This queen is pictured as not only being desirable, but she is also pictured as be...

Comparative Analysis of the Bible, 'The Odyssey,' and the Oresteia

In six pages and three parts a comparative analysis of these literary works considers 3 different topics. There are no other sour...

An Analysis of the Bilingual and Bicultural Facets of The Next of Kin

speaks of a person who is able to adjust to different cultures, or the culture of humans, and also exist as a multilingual being. ...

The Character of Louisa in Hard Times

This Dickens tale is looked at as it relates to this single character but other characters are discussed as well. Gender is someth...

'Ideal' Parson in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

Its almost as if Chaucer chose to include the Parson as a character in order to foil the other characters. In other words, its as...

The Canterbury Tales and the Ideal Characters of Geoffrey Chaucer

but more than that he is dedicated to God in his heart. The Parson is an example of a man who lives in accordance with what he pr...

Timing and Disguise in 'The Odyssey' Stories

his household. The suitors have taken it upon themselves to essentially use Odysseus home as though it was their own, killing live...

Details as Storytelling Style and Strategy of Geoffrey Chaucer

the poets compositional strategy. She is one of Chaucers best-known and most discussed characters, primarily because she challenge...

"Gawain and the Greek Knight"/"Wife of Bath's Tale"

face" (lines 444-445)("Sir Gawain" 229). The head then warns Gawain not to forget their agreement, which is that Gawain will submi...

Chaucer, Deceit and Medieval Honor

The Miller's Tale and the Pardoner's Tale from Chaucers' Canterbury Tales are compared in this paper to Beowulf and Sir Gawain and...

Marriage Medieval Style in The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

In five pages this paper compares how medieval marriage and women's roles were depicted in 'The Nun's Tale,' 'The Wife of Bath's T...

Differing Versions of the Underworld in The Inferno, Gilgamesh and the Odyssey

can defeat death too. His first leg of the journey involves descending into a tunnel-like cave composed of nine terrifying leagu...