Essays Tagged: "anti semitism"

Ezra Pound

While he lives on as a gifted poet and historian, people will always remember Pound for his strong anti-Semitism. These ideas stained his writing and his character. Ezra Pound wrote many poems of que ... g poetry, words illegible and senseless.Ezra Pound lived in a peaceful environment, but the fire of anti-Semitism fueled his writings. He wrote a series of poems called 'Cantos,' which explored histor ...

(8 pages) 135 1 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Shylock - Victim or Villian

ng Shylock, had any political or social intentions' ( 112-13). Both Jews were placed in time where 'anti-Semitism was in fashion' (Palmer 113), and both thrown into court where they would be tried unj ... Venice. Lopez' incident occurred in 1594, The Merchant of Venice was written only two years later. Anti-Semitism was prevalent during Shakespeares' time, and therefore we must understand that it was ...

(10 pages) 62 0 3.9 Dec/1996

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

Racism is All Around Us - White Supremacist Views in Mainstream Society. Describes discrimination against Jews, homosexuals, and blacks.

States has steadily eroded over the past decade, and the issues and incidents of racism as well as anti-Semitism, homophobia, and violence against women are ones which need to be addressed with incre ... . They have adopted not only homophobia as a prominent part of their new agenda, but are forcefully anti-abortion, pro-family values, and pro-American, in addition to their traditional racist and Anti ...

(9 pages) 484 2 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"Babi yar" by Yevgeny Yevtushenko

not a Jew, Yevtushenko writes this poem with hopes ofbettering his country's society by deprecating anti - Semitism. In achieving this, Yevtushenko uses various literary devices, including allusions t ... s.These allusions, in reference to Egypt and Dreyfus, are meant to improve the world's awareness of anti - Semitism. In Egypt, Jews were viciously mistreated and held captive against their will, as sl ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Shylock Antisemitism

s address a question that invariably arises in discussions of The Merchant of Venice: a question of anti-Semitism. Specifically, these pages investigate whether there are anti-Semitic elements in The ... Merchant of Venice and, more specifically, whether Shylock is the embodiment or expression of some anti-Semitic attitude that is pervasive in Elizabethan society. It is necessary to look at a timelin ...

(4 pages) 77 1 4.0 May/2002

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

"Hitler" by George H. Stein

George H Stein also tries toshow how Hitler had unique and affective tactics and techniques.Making anti-Semitism a keystone of his propaganda and policies,he built up the Nazi party into a mass movem ... ly militarized society. Hitler made allies withRussia and Italy and launched World War II. He taughtanti-Semitism, Making it the keystone of his propaganda andpolicies. He built up the Nazi party into ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hitler and DAP

most of whom were railwaymen, thatwere banded together by shared sentiments of fierce nationalism, anti-Semitism, and support for the war effort. Previous to the end of World War I, this small union ... tory of Aryan man and at the same time the victory of the idea of creative work, which is eternally anti-Semitic and always will be anti-Semitic.(Hitler, 557)Hitler saw to it that this party developme ...

(9 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jul/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Historians, spend their lives pursuing the meaning of the past for the present. Speaks of how a historian works.

ch as the reason why six millions Jews died in the Second World War. The reason history gives us is anti-Semitism. The Nazis were a group that had as a goal to purify the world of what we call minorit ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Richard Wagner's Anti-Semitism (Wagner:1813-1883)

only the radical ideas that caused him to fall from favor for many people; it was also his extreme anti-semitism. This paper will explore the many instances of Wagner's anti-semetic feelings, both wi ... ng Levi conduct for various performances, but evidence proves otherwise. He was inconsistant in his anti-Jewish feelings with Levi, probably due to the fact that he was not always hateful of Jews. He ...

(5 pages) 97 1 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Anti-Semitism in Canada and Europe during World War 2

Anti-SemitismAnti-Semitism has been a part of our world in one way or another, whether you are a Jew ... llions of people who feel deeply disturbed by its very perseverance. The term derives from the word anti; meaning against and the word Semite; meaning a member of any of the peoples supposed to be des ... nclude Jews, Arabs, Assyrians, and Phoenicians. Although there are many different Semites, the term anti-Semitism is focused on the Jews. The Jews are the main targets of aggression for many of the fa ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Holocaust in general. 2 pages of facts and the controversy that surrounds it.

ce the early 20's, in his book Mein Kampf, about the "Jewish question." He fed on the centuries old anti-Semitism in Europe. The Jews were the killers of Jesus, it was thought, and they practiced bloo ...

(2 pages) 110 3 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History


Anti-Semitism is hostility or discrimination toward Jews. It has been an issue in the world for thou ... scrimination toward Jews. It has been an issue in the world for thousands of years. Actually German Anti-Semitism first started in the early 1800's. The work that influenced people about Anti-Semitism ... civil and religious persecution of Jews that had existed throughout history. This pattern of German Anti-Semitism was followed in other parts of central Europe.With the rise of Christianity throughout ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Holocaust

heir concentration camps. They all came to North America in search of a better life that is free of anti Semitism, and luckily found that home in Canada.In the early 1930's a man named Adolph Hitler c ... He also had the idea that the German, Arian race was superior over all other races. He was a known anti-Semite and made this very clear in his novel that he wrote while in jail, called Mein Kampf. (M ...

(3 pages) 46 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Evils of Christianity Is Christianity Good or Bad

kipped over. Many problems in society have arisen from this religion, which include discrimination, anti-Semitism, sexism, violence and war. Christianity has fought over hundreds of years to become th ... r non-Christ-believing faith worships Satan. This could not be further from the truth. Satan is the anti-god of the Christians, the controlling fear factor of their faith. True pagan faiths do not bel ...

(3 pages) 192 8 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Why did the majority of Germans conform to Nazi rule.

Nazis became somewhat known Germans continued to conform to Nazi rule, primarily as a result of the anti-Semitism and bigotry prevalent in German society, effectively fostered by the Nazis. Finally, t ... . The Nazis also linked crime to Jews, homosexuals and gypsies, which heightened the homophobia and anti-Semitism already prevalent in German society, which meant that the more radical aspects of Nazi ...

(7 pages) 119 3 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Nazi Germany's discrimination against the Jews throughout World War II.

As a result of anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany, a system of violent suppression and control emerged that ultimately t ... ssion and control emerged that ultimately took the lives of an estimated 6 million Jewish peopleAnti-Semitism is an opposition to, prejudice against, or intolerance of Semitic people, most commonl ... e Nazi programme... Jews were molested in cafes and theatres, synagogue services were disrupted and anti-Jewish slogans became the daily calling card of Nazi thugs. (Gilbert,2001:31)One particular ...

(4 pages) 69 1 3.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust

From the recent conflicts over Pope Pius XII, whether portrayed as a pitiless anti-Semite or a saver of many Jewish lives during World War II, to the confusion over how to take t ... as also heard at the time of Hitler's Holocaust. The fact that the Catholic Church has a history of anti-Semitism and it is a prevalent belief in Christendom that the Jews, as the murderers of Christ, ... re of the Jews was met with silent acceptance from the vast majority of his subjects. The continued anti-Semitic feelings of the Church stem from Christian teachings based on interpretations of the Ne ...

(7 pages) 86 2 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

How the church was formed.

manifested a dual relation to the Jewish faith, a relation of continuity and yet of fulfilment, of antithesis and yet of affirmation. The forced conversions of Jews in the Middle Ages and the history ... y of anti-Semitism (despite official condemnations of both by church leaders) are evidence that the antithesis could easily overshadow the affirmation. The fateful loss of continuity with Judaism has, ...

(6 pages) 104 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


ained a certain sort of freedom. It was, for example, only after the McCarthy Era, with its obvious anti-Semitism, that Jews were really free to pursue careers in American philosophy departments. One ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Hitler, the Man.

and concentration camps, brought terror and devastation to the Jewish communities of Eastern Europe.Anti-Semitism had deep roots in early European history. Hitler's passionate hatred for Jews began to ...

(2 pages) 121 6 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History