Free Curse Essays and Papers

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • The Curse of Odysseus and Aeneas

    1495 Words  | 6 Pages

    The Curse of Odysseus and Aeneas As a noun, the Oxford English Dictionary defines a curse as “an utterance consigning, or supposed or intended to cosign, (a person or thing) to spiritual and temporal evil, the vengeance of the deity.” As a verb, the OED says, “to utter against (persons or things) words which consign, or are intended or supposed to cosign, them to evil spiritual or temporal, as the wrath of God or the malignity of fate.” For classic heroes Odysseus and Aeneas, their curses were

  • Curses Inherited From Previous Generations

    806 Words  | 4 Pages

    Curses Inherited From Previous Generations (Smith 1) In the first chapter of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s House of the Seven Gables, we learn the dark history of how the house so easily fell into the lap of the Pyncheon family. Colonel Pyncheon had used his influence and political power to have Mathew Maule put to death under suspicion of witchcraft. It just so happened that Mathew Maule was the owner of a piece of property that the Colonel had been trying to get his hands on for years. Before

  • Love, Dances, Curses, Oh my!

    1781 Words  | 8 Pages

    Prologue The curse on Hunter had just been broken, and he discovered that he in fact did have magical powers. He had super strength, and he could fly and teleport with his mind. He also could find Nikki and Ally anywhere, since they were the ones to help him break the curse. He had not told them yet, but he had heard that a Valentine’s Dance was coming, so he decided to wait until after to tell them. He knew who he wanted to go with. Chapter One: Big News Ally had just gotten into class when

  • Why Do Curses and Death Scare People?

    575 Words  | 3 Pages

    Why do curses and death scare people? What can I say? Another has ben the only anime to actually interest me when it comes to horror. Not because an anime has to do with horror means that I will like it. I’ve seen plenty of horror anime, but the fact of Another’s complexity and well development make it one of the best horror anime out there. “When it comes to anime I'm usually good at guessing what will happen next, but not this anime, it kept me on my toes. The ending had a very nice twist that

  • Curse of the Pyncheons in The House of The Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    693 Words  | 3 Pages

    The House of The Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne chronicles the generations of a Puritan family and the curse which haunts their fates. Although the Pyncheons are a respected family in their small Massachusetts town, their past is riddled with secrets, mysterious deaths, and the curse of a dying man. Few in the family ever believed in the curse, giving the generational disasters of the family the name of coincidental misfortunes, the simple results of human action. And, while the author attempts

  • Sakuntala Analysis

    1116 Words  | 5 Pages

    Many acts from the Recognition of Sakuntala are important in understanding the play in its entirety, for example the curse that was placed on Sakuntala. The curse is a major part in the climax of the play, King Dusyanata forgetting and disclaiming Sakuntala and her unborn child. By explaining the curse from act four shows how it contributes to the play in more than one way. Also, how it helps understand the play in more depth. After Sakuntala and King Dusyanata secret marriage is performed, she

  • Black Magic Essay

    734 Words  | 3 Pages

    middle of paper ... ...e across many sites that were claiming the possibility of removing curses and evil presences by following silly instructions. Some claim that we can remove a binding spell for example, by burning candles and whispering to the full moon about it. Others require to buy protective talisman charms that can remove and help against curses. Frankly speaking none of us can remove curses or evil eyes simply because it requires spiritual protector who can properly perform ritual of

  • Cannibals and Vampires in Aeschylus and O'Neill

    944 Words  | 4 Pages

    bloodlust is insatiable and inherited, an inescapable curse. A family curse provides the dramatic force necessary to push characters toward pivotal actions and events. At the conclusion of both trilogies the curse is finally broken (or at the very least supplanted). While O'Neill and Aeschylus articulate the destructive and violent effects of the curse in similar terms, each playwright breaks the curse to achieve distinctly different thematic goals. The curse is described and decentered in order to be critiqued

  • History and Myths About Diamonds

    719 Words  | 3 Pages

    desired, not only for their value but for their refraction of light. During the past 3,000 years there have been many myths associated with diamonds. Some beliefs were conspired based on forms of metaphysical properties, medical treatments, and a curse resulting in the death of all who owned it. Diamonds are credited to holding metaphysical properties of immense power and strength. In magical terms, it is the element of fire and is associated with the sun. In India they were believed to protect

  • price of greed

    555 Words  | 3 Pages

    they are lost in a world of gluttony. Now will enter a place where the desire for more has taken control over many men that are now doomed. Pirates of the Caribbean: The curse of the Black Pearl is a tale of betrayal and greed; where the greed of man leads to a path of many riches but a life cursed without enrichment. The curse that will leave man always wanting more as well as the lost of their senses of life and feelings of emotions. The code of the pirates like many other codes establishes the