Essays Tagged: "belonging"

Individualism and Belonnging to the Family in Anne Tyler's novels The Accidental Tourist and Searching for Caleb

Individualism and Belonging to the FamilyAnne Tyler's novels The Accidental Tourist and Searching for Caleb are concer ... lism. In the Accidental Tourist each character undergoes a transformation between individualism and belonging to his family. Individualism means isolation, while family means belonging. Searching for ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Character Sketch of Joe Gargary from Great Expectations

to raise the readers respect for Joe by the sharpcontrast between him and his wife. Three qualitiesbelonging to Joe are his affectionate nature, pride, and hisperseverance. When Joe asks Mrs. ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Who is God

black Atlantic art, especially in the New World, in terms of thoughtfully selected [altar] objects belonging to specific philosophic constellations which help to define the face of divinity."Through ...

(3 pages) 93 0 3.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Multiculturalism in the US

ference; relate 2. belong as an adjunct, function, quality, etc. - pertaining to having to do with; belonging or relating to.After reading these definitions I figured out that an American is someon ...

(3 pages) 658 17 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Analysis of the methaphor "Life is like a box of chocolates"

to the World Book Encyclopedia, life is 'a state, existence, or principle of existence conceived as belonging to the soul.' Most people, when questioned about life would not have a very clear or conci ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Piracy

e entitled 'RCMPseizes BBS, piracy charges pending.' The RCMP have possessed allcomputer components belonging to the '90 North' bulletin boardsystem in Montreal, Quebec. The board is accused of allowi ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Transsexualism

A transsexual is defined as a person whose sex is uncertain or who considers himself or herself as belonging to the opposite sex. It is also defined as a person with a psychological urge to belong to ...

(3 pages) 82 2 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The feeling of winning and losing in the novel "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" By Ken Kesey. McMurphy and patients win, the Big Nurse loses.

The game is called life and the prize is a feeling of belonging in the world. The patients in the mental ward of Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Ne ...

(3 pages) 58 0 5.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Is the Power Absolute? Compare the power in Handmaid's tale and the Matrix. the power looks very strong, but actually it's not.

ontrolled by the commanders. They are ranked in different classes. Handmaids are one of the classes belonging to the commanders like slaves, and their only duty is to have sex with commanders and give ... being cheated too. And in Matrix, the computer program is also restricted and the real power is not belonging to the computer, but to the one, Neo, or we can say is belonging to the real humans. So in ...

(5 pages) 127 1 4.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"To what extend did women's position in British society change between 1850 and 1929?"

he minority though as in 1850 on average 87% of each generation would marry. Once married all money belonging to the woman was her husbands. Her husband had the right to choose where she lived, what s ...

(10 pages) 141 1 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

In 1 Corinthians 1, what are the main emphases of Paul's theology?

e, power. Within a religious community too, people sought to advance their status with claims about belonging to this or that noted leader and factions were forming around heros such as Apollos, Cepha ...

(3 pages) 68 0 2.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Involvement of K+ in Leaf Movements During Suntracking

signals. Heliotropic movements, or movements that are affected by the sun, are common among plants belonging to the families Malvaceae, Fabaceae, Nyctaginaceae, and Oxalidaceae. The leaves of many pl ...

(9 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Comparison of "Surfacing" and "Picture of Dorian Gray"

e, there are often those that lead to nowhere. These "paths to nowhere," are found in the road maps belonging to those who travel in pairs, and follow others, but are not found in the guidebooks of th ...

(8 pages) 50 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A Doll's House" by Katherine Mansfield Summary

of their natural goodness. In short in life-like manner Katherine tells us the hidden vices people belonging to higher society.From the very outset of the story we see that the girls of Burnell's fam ...

(2 pages) 41212 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Role of African Americans in the American Revolution.

e in slavery sided with whichever army promised them freedom. The British actively recruited slaves belonging to Patriot masters and, consequently, more African Americans fought for the British. An es ...

(1 pages) 70 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

This is an essay about the annexation of western lands during the 1800s. It includes annexation of Texas, Oregon and western lands of Mexico.

beyond the country's western boundary. They flocked into Texas, California, and other western lands belonging to Mexico. Americans also settled in the Oregon Country, a large territory between Califor ...

(4 pages) 77 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Struggle for Land in Vietnam The Vietnamese people had successfully fought for their land for over 2000 years. America was no different from the others that were defeated.

e public lands of the Vietnamese people and gave the lands to investors. "They confiscated the land belonging to the locals and gave this land to themselves and their Vietnamese collaborators. Tens of ...

(11 pages) 74 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Comparison on "Song of Songs" by Ellen Gilchrist and "Shopping" by Joyce Carol Oates

s gone astray. The other lost contact with her mother at an early age and is experiencing a lack of belonging.Mrs. Dietrich, the protagonist in "Shopping," is a divorced woman who is seeking a love re ... ed by families with the most joyous atmosphere. However, the protagonist does not feel any sense of belonging on the morning of this special holiday. Instead, she gets up late with a "fuzzy feeling of ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discuss BELONGING in Tim Winton's 'Cloudstreet'.

The reading of belonging in Cloudstreet is one of the more apparent and dominant readings. We as human beings have ... g, which makes the reading all the more prominent for the reader. For Winton to put such a focus on belonging in his book, he must have struggled with belonging sometime during his own life. Although ... ... Number One...' (Page 47) As the book progresses, all the characters struggle to find a place of belonging of their own. They all look in different places, Oriel moves into the tent, Lester seems t ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The process of federation in Australia

s and cities for most of their lives and it was hard for most to identify with the idea of everyone belonging to a nation first and being governed by a central government. These beliefs were what sepa ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History