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Memory in the Tenth Book of Confessions by St. Augustine

not be found unless it were in ones memory. Chapter XIX tells what it is to remember. In Augustines...

Admissibility of Confessions

with his attorney, on the second day he was moved a different police station, and once again was not allowed to consult with his a...

"The Scarlet Letter" - Explicating Dimmesdale's Confession

tearing away the band that identifies him as a minister, as it was his social office as minister that he was able to use to keep h...

Confessions by Jean Jacques Rousseau

In two pages Confessions by Jean Jacques Rousseau is analyzed. There are no other sources cited....

Lucius in Apuleius' Golden Ass and St. Augustine

it is interesting to note that the heros first name is the same as both Apuleius himself, as well as the name of the author from w...

Satan in Paradise Lost by John Milton

In three pages this paper examines Book I's portrayal of Satan and the author's attempt to influence perceptions of the readers. ...

Book I of A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway and the Conflict Between Reality and Illusion

In three pages the thematic conflict between reality and illusion is examined in a consideration of Book I's portrayal of the love...

Self Knowledge and Confessions

book is the actual confession, which turns out to be a confession to murder and many other misdeeds. This idea of knowledge is an ...

St. Augustine's Confessions and Concepts of Eternity and Time in Book XI

that it does not exist, a word can be a sign that signifies nothing. God, on the other hand, is omnipotent. He is omnificent. T...

Confessions Book I

African parents. His mother was Catholic and his father converted to Christianity in his later years. As a boy, Augustine studied ...

Truth and Time in the Confessions of Saint Augustine

In five pages this paper considers time and truth as conceptualized by St. Augustine in Confessions first 8 books. Four sources a...

Manicheism Rejected Gradually by St. Augustine

This paper consists of six pages and considers how Manicheism is gradually rejected by St. Augustine in an examination of the fift...

Questions of Identity in The Confessions of Nat Turner

This 5 page paper explores three key features of the character Nat Turner in William Styron's book, The Confessions of Nat Turner,...

Analyzing A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes

fictional historical account, as the author uses a host of unusual situations and characters to dramatize historical interpretatio...

Lust According to Saint Augustine

Augustine, himself, mentions his own difficulties in struggling to overcome his own lustful desires in Book III of Confessions. Du...

St. Augustine of Hippo's Confessions

a certain inclination towards laziness. In discussing his childhood, Augustines theories toward education come out. He adamantly r...

Confessions by Augustine of Hippo

back by the love of temporal pleasure" (Augustine 167). In accepting Christianity, Augustine records that he "no longer desired a ...

Two Books by Avi

She goes anyway and is soon caught up in a mutiny (Avi). At first she sides with the captain, thinking hes a gentleman, then reali...

A Comparison of 'Two Kinds' by Amy Tan and 'First Confessions' by Frank O'Connor

structure. "First Confession" recounts the events of a brief period in Jackies life. Therefore, Jackies perspective does not alter...

John Morton Blum's V Was for Victory Reviewed

the culture of the times. One way in which government and politics became involved in directing cultural mores was through ...

The Alchemist by Coehlo

kill him; but most of all he fears that he will not find his treasure-this might all be for nothing (Coehlo, 1995, p. 130). The A...

Bennett: "The Book of Virtues"

responsibility; friendship; work; courage; perseverance; honesty; loyalty; and faith" (Muehlenberg, 1999). Bennett uses a number o...

Russian Modernization and 'the Liberator' Peter the Great

and embarked on a plan of self-improvement that would later define his leadership (Riechers, 2003). An impatient man who had tire...

Examination of Enron

for the scandal that ultimately occurred. "The contributions dwarfed what was at stake for Enron. In its energy trading in Calif...

Act I and Act II Analysis of A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

inasmuch as social interaction implies interacting with other persons; thus, the meaning of that interaction is always to be a joi...

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare and Servants Malvolio and Maria

In five pages this paper discusses these servants within the context of Queen Elizabeth I's 'poor laws.' Three other sources are ...

Elizabeth I's Reign and English Colonization

In ten pages Elizabeth I's reign and the English colonization during the years 1558 until 1603 are examined with the emphasis upon...

Power According to King James I and Martin Luther

In six pages James I's True Law of Free Monarchies speech is contrasted and compared with On Papal Power, Justification By Faith a...

Pre and Post Norman Conquest and Feudalism Differences

In eight pages this paper discusses changes in feudalism regarding from the Norman Conquest and William I's reign. There are 5 so...

Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and England's Poor Relief Efforts

In eleven pages this paper discusses sixteenth and seventeenth English poverty in a consideration of the poor relief efforts initi...