Essays Tagged: "Caste"

An Informative Essay on the life and accomplishments of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Discusses also Civil Disobedience.

ndhi was born on Oct. 2, 1869, in Porbandar, near Bombay. His family belonged to the Hindu merchant caste Vaisya. His father had been prime minister of several small native states. Gandhi was married ...

(3 pages) 106 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Life In The Franco Regime

t Franco should never have been enabled to come to power.After all, he was a born into a particular caste, as a soldier, not a politician; he wasdoing the wrong job. That is a view, which many hold, h ...

(8 pages) 93 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

the life of buddha

Siddhartha Gautama, or Buddha, which means "enlightened one." Siddhartha was born into the Brahmin caste, and led a rich life. However, he was troubled by the human misery that he saw around him ever ...

(1 pages) 55 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The Mask, an essay on the war aspect of Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell To Arms."

-- enforced inactivity, ignorance, cruelty, debauchery and drunkenness. And yet this is the highest caste in society, respected by all. Tens of thousands of men meet ... to massacre one another: to ki ...

(7 pages) 38 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

"Moll flanders" by Amber Romanowski.

s an excellent story about one woman's evolution from a poor economic status to a, later, mid-class caste in life. Moll Flanders used her meticulous cunning in order to survive in the 18th century. Sh ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ancient Mayan Civilizations

Civilization was built upon a rigid social structure based on their religious beliefs. They used a caste social structure in which divisions were based on wealth, inherited rank, privilege, professio ...

(3 pages) 64 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Negro Community. Compare different texts of how authors construct negro's in a positive and negetive representation.

America, especially in the case of the African Americans. African Americans are traditionally Type caste as being violent and untrustworthy. This discrimination has been promoted by prejudice texts, ...

(4 pages) 47 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Brave New World, Freedom vs control

humans are grown and genetically altered so that they are content with their role in society. Each caste is altered so they are more efficient at their social task. The alphas are bred to be large, s ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The View from the Bottom Rail

meant to be a slave is far from complete, they ask the reader to consider context, expectation, and caste in order to arrive at a more complete understanding of the "peculiar institution." This social ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Biographical Analysis of "Revelation" by Flannery O'Connor

neral idea was that the less fortunate were of a lesser social and personal quality, resulting in a caste-like system of social labeling and stereotyping. O'Connor's childhood provided her the charact ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reservation System - A necessary Evil? It is about the reservation system prevalant in India

and other organizations to see how best the private sector can fulfill the aspirations of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe youth", says the Common Minimum Programme (CMP). The recent suggestion mad ... ty and needs unbiased growth in all sections of the society. Already, job reservations for backward castes exist in the government sector. As the public sector units are not generating sufficient empl ...

(5 pages) 28 1 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

If man created culture then how can man be a creature of culture? This essay explores on man as a member of a universe, a dimension that views man as a part and not merely as the center.

to the influences of its neighbors. There are also variations in culture, which depend on class or caste. In the movie Caste at Birth it is established that an individual cannot change their caste, a ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Religion in Tibet

t. Around him developed a community or Sangha of monks and, later, nuns, drawn from every tribe and caste, devoted to practicing this path. In approximately 486 BC, at the age of 80, the Buddha died. ...

(6 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


carefully removed the peel. For this crafty thought of self, the proud Brahmin was born in a lower caste in his next life. In western societies karma is a term applied to events with out really under ... Nirvana, when you are one with Brahma. It is part of Hindu belief that karma is only for the upper caste, Brahmins, and the Kshatriyas caste. They are the only ones worthy to reach Nirvana. The Vaish ...

(10 pages) 122 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Who is Kim?

here the cheap cabs wait'. With his skin 'burned black as any native' he looks and lives like a low-caste Hindu street-urchin, unable to read or write, or speak English very well, and known to all as ...

(3 pages) 461 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gender and Education

fluences their chances in life, alongside other important variables such as socio-economic class or caste, race or ethnicity. The biological differences of being born as a boy or a girl become importa ... portant variable and classifier in society. It is affected by other variables such as age, class or caste, race or ethnicity, and by the geographical, economical and political environment."Gender issu ...

(11 pages) 402 2 4.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

World Religions: Buddhism

main differences between Buddhism and Hinduism is that in the late one there is an strict lifelong caste classification system. The teachings of Buddha rejected the caste social class classification. ...

(6 pages) 213 1 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Patterns of Campus Life Short Report

, age, and generation. These vary, in part, on the basis of a society's stratification order (i.e., caste, class, or mixed) and its cultural history (i.e., the legacy of slavery on race relations in t ... osed", meaning that in a certain place advancement or opportunities in stratification can vary. The caste system is the extreme example of a "closed" system where people are ranked on the basis of tra ...

(5 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How does the novel "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley suggest that the individual will be treated in the future?

r people. While they are being created the embryos undergo specific conditioning according to which caste they are going to belong to. Alpha's, those at the top, receive the most conditioning so that ... ep-teaching. Through a mistake in his conditioning as an embryo he is stunted and resembles a lower caste rather than an alpha. He hates himself for looking Gammas in the eye when he should be looking ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Brave New World" vs. Today's Society

bs, food, homes, etc.-- that would keep the population happy and satisfied. People are designated a caste, in which their future is practically written out for them. Everyone is specially conditioned ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature