Essays Tagged: "Contentment"

A study on Romanticism - Wordsworth

views nature. Wordsworth has grown tired of the world mankind has created, and turns to nature for contentment. In his poems, Wordsworth associates freedom of emotions with natural things. Each aspec ...

(2 pages) 230 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"My Oedipus Complex" by Frank O'Connor. Point of view essay. Includes other elements of a story such as theme.

lly bring people closer together. In the beginning, the young boy displays signs of excitement and contentment when his father arrives unexpectedly on his visits from the war. His "pleasant musty sm ...

(1 pages) 9476 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dreams, a vehicle to express emotions, thoughts and feelings. Includes a personal experience

park, a park I've never visited or seen. I felt as if anyone were to stare at us they could see the contentment and harmony radiating from myself. I was watching myself lay down on very soft green gra ...

(6 pages) 183 3 4.8 Nov/2000

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"Sleep is death without the responsibility," A reflective essay

errifying thing? Are dreams in a way our heaven and hell? Some dreams give a sense of happiness and contentment, some just confuse, and some terrify to the point anything seems better than sleep.But s ...

(6 pages) 182 1 3.9 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

In Hamlet by Shakespeare, the implications of double meanings and deceptions are conglomerated in such a way that a literary cycle is circumvented.

of literary devices through out a literary work. By doing so, Shakespeare produces an atmosphere of contentment and worried unease. The irony of these two antagonistic elements is relevant in the sens ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.2 Nov/2002

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

Proof of why Money has had a detrimental factor on the lives of characters in Charles Dicken's Great Expectations.

apart from the rest. They live lifestyles to be desired, as they are believed to be the epitome of contentment. With enough money, a person can buy anything. Could this be true about life? Is happ ...

(5 pages) 94 1 5.0 Dec/2002

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

Consumer Culture: Describes how radio, advertising, automobiles, and movies effected the consumer culture of the 1920's

ture that is a staple of America even today.Since one's work could no longer ensure satisfaction or contentment, people began to look for other avenues of gratification outside the workplace. Industry ...

(4 pages) 186 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Is it the government's obligation to ensure and protect every citizen's pursuit of happiness?

positive outcomes in life. Pursuit of happiness can be defined as actively working to achieve daily contentment. The Declaration of Independence sets life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as "una ...

(3 pages) 79 1 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Hellenistic Judaism- Still Prevalent Today.

tently and in peace with themselves as well as their Creator. However, their material and spiritual contentment was short-lived. Their tranquil lifestyles gradually transformed into a nightmare, which ...

(10 pages) 123 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Tejano Music History.

le, undeniably, the initial impression one gains from the writings is one of extreme excitement and contentment. Listening to only a small fraction of the recording collections, what is written about ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Chinua Achebe's tragic work "Things Fall Apart".

Mezu, examine the intricate roles both men andwomen play in society. While Achebe's novel relays no contentment for dominated andexploited women, Mezu's work analyzes the complex role women play in Ac ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Short story.

e with sympathy to sit next to him. He had never had a friend before and always had desired for the contentment of a friendship since he started school. However, he had always been portrayed as too fa ...

(2 pages) 58 2 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Why the people in Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World" were in actuality not as happy as Huxley claimed...

without sadness one wouldn't know happiness, therefore by abolishing sadness the only thing left is contentment, which some people would interpret as being happiness. This is exactly what Brave New Wo ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitsgerald - morality.

ry happiness, yet even when things fall apart, they never realize that immoral actions do not equal contentment.Most people willingly yield their morals for love. Gatsby is a prime example of this. Hi ...

(14 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Hard Times" by Dickens.

ss at the true nature of happiness, instead grasping at surface beliefs to substitute their lack of contentment. Mrs. Gradgrind completes the picture by allowing her husband's system of Fact yet unabl ... l that the reader is shown the tragedy of the lower class. Rachael represents the haven of domestic contentment that Stephan longs for yet cannot reach because he does not have the money to do so, whi ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Greek Gods Research Paper: This Essay is a research paper on the Greek Gods. It is about the important role that the Gods played in the lives of the Ancient Greeks.

eople happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature," (Anne Frank, 5). In times of despondency and even contentment, people look towards the gods for counsel. They set the guiding principles for human sub ...

(8 pages) 217 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

An examination of Nora, from "A Doll's House" and Rose-Anna, from "The Tin Flute" as wives.

role in the everyday lives of families, and they have contributed greatly to the success, failure, contentment and morale of their husbands. The roles of the wives Nora and Rose-Anna are no different ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Brave New World: How to Save Humanity - The New or Old World?

ing to pay for me to remove all your worries, sadness, and depression and replace it with unlimited contentment? Ah, I can just see your eyes begin to sparkle. Would you pay me a thousand, ten thousan ... , but cannot turn unattended. There must be men to attend them ...sane men, obedient men, stable in contentment" (Huxley 42). Upon close inspection of the statement, all three values are expressed. Id ...

(4 pages) 123 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Happiness, A definition Essay

hundred definitions to any one person. The dictionary defines it as feeling or showing pleasure or contentment. It also says it is being lucky or fortunate. Each person has their own way to define ha ...

(2 pages) 239 3 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Semiotic analysis of Winter by Tori Amos

emiotics to express deeper meanings, she gives a narrative account of life in which she never finds contentment due to childhood fatherly dependence and juvenile ideas of a fantastical adult life.The ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies