Essays Tagged: "Connotation"


de autonomously and take personal initiatives, the concept of individualism has acquired a positive connotation. However, individualism is also linked with the tendency to withdraw from social life an ...

(5 pages) 282 1 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Analysis of the Poem "Lucifer in Starlight" by George Meredith

y possibility, for a deeper theme. Also, 'deciphering' formal literary techniques such as metaphor, connotation, and symbolism is the key to unlock other expressions. The main theme of the poem is tha ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Hacking to Peaces

to be safe from their trespasses?To tackle this question, people have to know what a hacker is. The connotation of the word 'hacker' is a person that does mischief to computer systems, like computer v ...

(5 pages) 99 0 2.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

ESSAY QUESTION: Use a semiotic analysis to discuss the ways that gender is represented in one of the images provided (Nescafe advertisement).

iteral elements of the image (denotation), interpreting the associations that the image draws upon (connotation), and finally identifying the manifest expression structuring the overall meaning of the ... uppressed subordinated, negative counterpart" (Grosz: 1994), therefore if 'Light' is given the good connotation, 'Dark' is it's negative counterpart. Such opposition is often used to represent ethnici ...

(3 pages) 176 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Discuss Crane's treatment of nature in The Red Badge of Courage and Henry's shifting attitudes towards it

dragons, reptiles and serpents is common in the first four chapters, thus giving nature a military connotation. Tents "[spring up] like strange plants. Camp fires, like red, peculiar blossoms, [dot] ...

(3 pages) 116 2 5.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

This essay is critiquing the work of James Baldwin in his short writing "On the Painter Beauford Delaney ". It is a rhetoric analyisis of his work.

contemporary rock band DC Talk describes the desire to be pure and cleansed. Here, we find that the connotation of 'light' pertains to goodness or something holy. For example, God is in the light, of ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Feudalism in Today's Society

ng for information on feudalism it is difficult to find modern sources speaking of it in a positive connotation. Most seem to regard it as merely a necessary step to capitalism. However, there are man ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

persuasive essay arguing for physician assisted suicide, 481 words. includes disqualifications for opposing points of view, seperationg of church and state in america

to care of herself. Although she committed suicide, her particular case should not carry the false connotation of misery which often accompanies such deaths. Jeannine was not miserable; she merely ch ...

(2 pages) 194 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

HSC Changing Self- Gwen Harwood (Prize-Giving and The Glass Jar).

deas looked at in Gwen Harwood's poetry include imagery, retrospect, metaphor, and inversion of the connotation of adjectives. Ideas conveyed in Sky-High include imagery, retrospect, and comparison. T ...

(4 pages) 80 0 2.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Commentary on Yeats' poem, "Leda and the Swan".

ssness of Leda. Most of the words used to identify Leda describe her physical aspects with helpless connotations, such as "the staggering girl (...) the nape (...) her helpless breast (...) those terr ... hs". On the other hand, the words used to identify Zeus are more metaphysical with strong, yet dark connotations as seen in "the great wings (...) the dark webs (...) caught in his bill (...) The feat ...

(2 pages) 67 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Movie review of Primary Colors in regards to Presidential campaigns and elections.

ithless of their system and political leaders. With one man, the word politician brought on a dirty connotation: manipulation, greed, self-service. Now, thirty years later, the nation has still not re ...

(10 pages) 65 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Motivation in the Workplace applying Maslow and Herzberg theories.

e of the most loaded nouns in the English language. It has intrinsic negative, as well as positive, connotation and its trigger is different for each individual. In a corporate context, well-motivated ...

(6 pages) 1007 0 4.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Connotations, themes, attitudes, and other meanings of "Boy at the Window" by Richard Wilbur

- The snowman does not want to go inside and melt, but he feels thankful for the boy's worry of him.ConnotationSnowman - cold and hardened person-literally and emotionallyAll alone - he is independent ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of Christopher Smart's "For I Will Consider My Cat Jeofry"

Smart wrote about the cats of another time. Though he makes references to "Jeoffry" his underlying connotation is towards felines in a biblical sense. He will cover both their physical and metaphysic ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Lies Upon Lies: A thematic explication of William Shakespeare's Sonnet 138

narrator's lover is unfaithful, both pretend to be oblivious to the situation. Through punning and connotation, Shakespeare manifests the same equivocations the narrator and his lover have expressed ... ce the many underlying deceits fabricated to preserve their relationship.Throughout the sonnet, the connotations of the word "truth" manipulate the perceptions of the relationship. In the first quatra ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The best of Bob Marley

b Marley the man, the musician, the legend united countries, political adversaries, and brought new connotation to the world of reggae music. Through his music Bob Marley has touched many people; he w ...

(7 pages) 96 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Synthesis task

h significant experiences that provide growth opportunities for the individuals involved. While the connotation of a journey differ from one person to the next, the experiences are never neutral.Vario ...

(7 pages) 89 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Title: ALMOST THERE AND BACK AGAIN, author: Scott Lewis, subject: analysis of "The Prelude" by William Wordsworth

ying the senses of pleasure in the beginning and fear towards the end. Some phrases with a positive connotation used to describe a pleasurable experience in the first part of the poem are "glittering" ... g", and "grave". The speaker's path was challenged and he fled in fear. These phrases with negative connotations all support the idea that he was afraid.The imagery in both parts of the poem is also c ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Definition of Genius

Subjective EnvyMost of us, at one time or another, have called someone a 'genius.' The connotation is usually quite positive. It brings to mind images of Plato, Maria Curie, and Blaise Pa ...

(8 pages) 180 0 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Tess Galagher "I Stop Writing the Poem"

king or writing". The language of the poem is intended to be colloquial, however, there is a deeper connotation behind the "simple" style. Gallagher only uses uncomplicated words. This is to affirm he ... leased in her life. One who enjoys chores, would not mention the end of a task with such a negative connotation, unless she is honestly displeased with the termination. It appears as if this is not th ...

(2 pages) 33 1 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry