Essays Tagged: "contrary"

Much Ado About Nothing

ve is shown in Much Ado About Nothing when it is said,'Speak low if you speak love.' (Shakespeare). Contrary to this, the positive side of loveis apparent:'Friendship is constant in all other thingsSa ... e also understands deceit as he incorporated it into Much Ado AboutNothing ('Shakespeare, William').Contrary to love and deceit, Shakespeare uses comedy as the third and finalelement of the play. Come ...

(3 pages) 171 0 4.0 Nov/1996

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

Of Mice and Men

urity of 1992 screen version of this timeless drama does not mean that it was poorly done. Just the contrary is true, it is one of the best film adaptations of a novel that I have seen. The novel and ...

(5 pages) 140 2 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Socrates on Athenian law and obedience

herefore a contract. Some exceptions Socrates makes are: 1) why it is okay to break the law if it's contrary to the law of a higher being 2) and a contract is invalid if it's coerced or forced onto yo ... survivors of a naval battle behind. Socrates found to punish all the generals at the same time was contrary to Athenian law. The laws of Athens provided that each person was to be tried separately an ...

(6 pages) 347 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Anti-terrirosm legislation and legal theorists

ce said it was not necessary to look at cases that clearly violated the political process (Ely 53). Contrary of this, Ely argued that laws that violate the political process should have the highest le ... is wrong to suppose that the word, as a word, has anything like so precise a meaning" (Dworkin 47). Contrary to Bork, Dworkin believes that if a judge does get an "invisible value or right" from the c ...

(15 pages) 283 2 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

American and Nigerian Culture, similarities and dissimilarities

ng towns/villages, and the attainment of manhood or maturity through experiences or accomplishments.Contrary to the similarity of the cultures, there are also some basic differences. One of the main d ...

(2 pages) 105 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


o the lack of education concerning this disease, many myths as to how AIDS is contracted is spread. Contrary to what people believe, there are many precautions that can be taken to to avoid becoming i ...

(3 pages) 172 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Hypnosis In Psychology

Throughout the history of this country, hypnosis has been dismissed as a form of gimmickry. Contrary to this, for centuries numerous cultures have used hypnosis as a means of mental and spirit ...

(4 pages) 173 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Twain's Huck Finn's Conflict with Society

tical with Christianity. Slave owners would make slaves believe that God loves all people, which is contrary to the belief that slaves are inferior. The southern view of gentlemen is also hypocritical ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

The Existance of Free Will

of men. This distinction is important because it shows both that no man can control his environment contrary to the laws of natural or scientific laws, but neither are his actions completely out of hi ...

(3 pages) 121 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Porn on the 'net.

this summer. How many times did pornography of any sort sneak up on me unknowingly? Not even once. Contrary to popular belief, no pornography is going to spring up on you unexpectedly, for a few main ...

(2 pages) 204 4 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

A review of Richard Brookhiser's article "All Junk, All the Time" criticizing the boyband phenomenon.

culture rock music, or pop, is inferior to the musical stylings of classical, jazz, and show tunes. Contrary to these superior forms of music, rock music requires no talent, it uses repetitive lyrics ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Lord of the Flies by Golding - Literary Breakdown

1. IRONY- a saying, happening, or situation that is apparently contrary to what is intended or desired.a) Fire with intent to kill ended up being the reason for re ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx

el (1770 - 1831). According to Hegel's theory, in any period of history there is a conflict between contrary and opposing forces. For Marx, although not for Hegel, these opposing forces were exclusive ...

(3 pages) 339 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

judical review and what it means in a democracy

the purpose ofjudicial review is to make sure that policies created to deal with suchissues are not contrary to the rule of law.Numerous studies regarding the separation of powers in American democrac ...

(6 pages) 242 1 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

judical review and its criticisms

e purpose of judicial review is to make sure that policies created to deal with such issues are not contrary to the rule of law.Numerous studies regarding the separation of powers in American democrac ...

(7 pages) 227 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Rousseau on slavery,

act is considered one of his best works. This essay describes the relationship of man with society. Contrary to his earlier work, Rousseau claimed that the state of nature is "brutish condition withou ... ervation and well-being, but he cannot give them irrevocably and without conditions: such a gift is contrary to the ends of nature, and exceeds the rights of paternity. It would therefore be necessary ...

(15 pages) 193 3 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Title:Aggressive and Passive. Compare characters in the Handmaid's Tail between Hamlet. Offred is aggressive while Ophelia is passive

to things, events or life. They cause different results. Offred and Ophelia are two women who have contrary destinies because of their different attitudes.Offred is a powerless woman in "the Handmaid ...

(2 pages) 85 1 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Levi Strauss: polarities and deconstruction

topics he writes about. A polarity, according to Webster's Dictionary, is "the having or showing of contrary qualities, powers, tendencies, forms, etc." Levi-Strauss demonstrates polarities by present ...

(5 pages) 117 0 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The classification of Ophidia Serpentes. A classification essay on snakes. The essay mostly places them into 2 categories, venomous and nonvenomous

eir prey.Snakes are one of those animals that, for some reason, a majority of people are afraid of. Contrary to popular belief, snakes are not slimy, not overly aggressive, and are not man-eaters, but ...

(2 pages) 121 0 4.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


Today, immigrants arelucky to cross the boarder without being shot--God forbid they become citizens.Contrary to what many believe, many immigrants are not here to become citizens. Many wish tostay for ...

(6 pages) 449 1 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology