Essays Tagged: "being a man"

A comparison of W.H. Auden's "The Unknown Citizen" and Edwin Arlington Robinson's "Richard Cory".

ing nearly to end consists of something that this individual has done that would associate him with being a man of the "Greater Community" (Auden 5). All of his traits are either professional or appro ...

(4 pages) 183 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Athena: A Positive Role Model for Women Today.

n, it is nearly impossible for me to truly know what a woman would desire in a positive role model. Being a man in a "mans' world" I can only see and try to understand the struggles that many woman go ... che, which was relieved by splitting his head open with an axe. From this open wound sprang Athena. Being born unwanted and motherless was very traumatic, but Athena left Zeus' body prepared. She was ...

(3 pages) 178 2 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"The Decameron" by Boccacio.

ople who believe to much into storiestold by people who don't have first hand knowledge of the tale being told. The implications of ascoundrel coming to be regarded as a Saint points out how naive a s ... iappletto, he preys on the unconditional trust of a Friar who takes hisword to be honest. The Friar being a man of faith takes this mans word to be true withouthaving questioned anyone whom might know ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The land of the free and the not so free to some.

are not exactly like we are. In the following paper, three brilliant authors will be discussed. One being a woman, who, after the Revolution, returned to England where she acted, wrote many novels and ... r the Revolution, returned to England where she acted, wrote many novels and married before forever being remembered for her greatest novel, Charlotte Temple. Another author being a man that went thro ...

(9 pages) 84 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Rembrandt.

be very good looking and had approached him several times saying "come to bed with me;" and Joseph being a man of God would not sin against his master or the Lord, so he refused her. One day when all ... reatest color affects people is through their emotions. When I first studied the painting of Joseph being Accused by Potiphar's wife, the dreary, somber colors left me feeling depressed. I've never re ...

(7 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Making the Wise and Mature Decision

h all substances are in high school. When I was a little kid, I always wanted to think of myself as being a man instead of a boy, so I have chosen to make the mature and wise decision to pass on using ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

"Gender Roles and Fashion " How do clothing fashions aid in the social construction of gender? What does a woman or man say about herself or himself with various pieces of clothing?

d emotionally.In Judith Lorber's article "Night to His Day", Lorber explains that the definition of being a man or woman is comprised of more than apparent genetic information. "Gender" is a socially ... of an established social norm. John Lorber puts it best: "Men look at women. Women watch themselves being looked at" (Lorber 46). In a society where many women still do not recognize the inequalities ...

(4 pages) 220 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Over The Edge" was done to mimic an Edgar Allen Poe story in which I had to use 4 elements of his (1st person, twisted ending, dealing with death, and an insane personality)

er of us is happy with our lives as they are, to the point where she kicked me out of the house. I, being a man of honor, to an extent, went back into the house and proceeded to make the basement couc ... too much self worth to have their own flee market. I guess she doesn't realize that if something is being sold at a flee market it is useless to people who have any sense of self in them. So, to my ne ...

(5 pages) 26 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analysis of Remembrandt

be very good looking and had approached him several times saying "come to bed with me;" and Joseph being a man of God would not sin against his master or the Lord, so he refused her. One day when all ... reatest color affects people is through their emotions. When I first studied the painting of Joseph being Accused by Potiphar's wife, the dreary, somber colors left me feeling depressed. I've never re ...

(7 pages) 36 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Macbeth by Shakespeare -tragic hero

is shows Macbeth's loyalty to his king. Macbeth is related to King Duncan, which is how he fulfills being a man of noble birth. Macbeth and Banquo meet three witches as they are returning to Scotland, ... e he has deteriorated morally and mentally.Macbeth fulfills all of the necessary characteristics of being a tragic hero. He is a man of noble birth, he is a man of great potential, he has a tragic fla ...

(4 pages) 43 1 5.0 May/2004

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

An essay detailing the effects that power had on Macbeths decency.

y to his wife, MacBeth actually commits more unhonorable acts in an attempt to protect his ideal of being a man. Shakespeare's detail in MacBeth show how MacBeth thought that his action were wr ... can was a just king that was honorable and portrayed most of the characters that a man should have. Being just and noble Duncan ruled with a fair hand, and MacBeth felt as that he should have this pow ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jun/2004

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

"The Flea," by John Donne

The poem, "The Flea," by John Donne, is an example of a monologue. However, instead of being a dramatic monologue, it is known as a dramatic lyric. Through the ideas of the speaker being ... " which it sucked from her (line 22 Norton). The speaker is comparing himself to the flea again, as being a man who will do nothing but have sex with her, as if it is some minute thing with no big imp ...

(3 pages) 77 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Men's Liberation" Briefly discusses the stereotypical roles we place on men in contemporary society and describes two conflicting points of view.

early 1970's were psychologists. They wanted to help destroy the sex role stereotypes that regard "being a man" and "being a women" as separate states that must be achieved by proper behavior. The ma ... ocially and politically, so that differences between the two could hardly be distinguished. This is being accomplished very slowly over time and maybe in the near future both sexes will be able to com ...

(3 pages) 101 2 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Napoleon and the french revolution

al and the purpose of government is to protect the natural rights of the individual (105). Napoleon being a man of the revolution believed in some of these ideals such as religious toleration, access ...

(2 pages) 43 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Literature response for "living in sin" by Adrienne Rich.

Being a woman is different from being a man. Women do have difficulties living with men. In the poem ...

(1 pages) 41 1 3.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Comparison Between John Donne's "The Flea" and "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning"

The poem 'The Flea' by John Donne is an example of a monologue. However, instead of being a dramatic monologue, it is known as a dramatic lyric. Through the ideas of the speaker being ... the little "drop," which it sucked from her. The speaker is comparing himself to the flea again, as being a man who will do nothing but have sex with her, as if it is some minute thing with no big imp ...

(5 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Themes and Concepts in "Things Fall Apart"

p tradition. This question has various affects on all the characters. Okonkwo hates the new changes being made in government and religion. He feels that if these changes are made people will view him ... me in "Things Fall Apart" is another question trying to be answered. That question is how to define being a "man." Okonkwo feels a man needs to be aggressive, angry and violent. For those reasons, he ...

(2 pages) 52 1 2.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Henry Ford

ventiveness changed American history. Henry Ford was a man with an interesting private life as well being a man who pushed to make his dreams come true and did not take "no" for an answer which is wha ... and believing in his dream accomplished much. He did have a somewhat colorful private life as well being a man who lived rather simply but went after what he was interested in and kept trying until h ...

(11 pages) 49 1 4.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Falling Short

r so closely associated with manhood but doesn't want to accept the responsibilities that goes with being a man.I found the title of the story very interesting in relation to the story itself. Wright ... t his paycheck he thought would make him a man. In reality, material things have nothing to do with being a real man. It is all about responsibilities. He must first learn how to accept responsibility ...

(3 pages) 265 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Red Badge Of Courage

so passed those traits on to his comrades in arms. By doing this, he started thinking of himself as being a man, rather than a lost boy, as he had once thought of himself. Crane's Red Badge of Courage ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers