Essays Tagged: "Dehumanization"

Racism in Society, an essay on "Obasan" written by Joy Kogawa.

s images of animals, such as insects, kittens and especially chickens to support a general theme of dehumanization. Also these animals always seem to correspond to human beings, whether they are gener ... f animals to not only represent human beings in society, but also to help support the theme of this dehumanization. Racism in society is extremely awful as it is based on utterly false beliefs. In the ...

(5 pages) 152 1 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Becoming Responsible Communicators

Language of Oppression," to demonstrate the use of language and naming to aid in the oppression and dehumanization of others. Our names specify who we are, and we feel demoralized and resentful when w ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

"Banking Concepts." Paulo Friere raleted to education.

oppressed to make the critical discovery that both they and their oppressors are manifestations of dehumanization" (261). Freire describes the oppressed and the oppressor as not being fully human (de ... is is a form of controlling the thoughts, actions, and creative power of students, which results in dehumanization. Again, according to Freire, this form of education is ultimately oppressive.The term ...

(4 pages) 136 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"The heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad This essay is about how marlow portrays the natives of the Congo as "Dark Shadows"

ed race of people. The natives of the Congo have no choice but to become servants of the Europeans. Dehumanization of the Congo natives occurs throughout the novella and is a major issue among debater ...

(3 pages) 71 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Brave New World: A Study of Dehuminization "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley

Brave New World: A Study of DehumanizationUniversal happiness is one of the most sought-after goals for mankind. "BraveNew World ...

(7 pages) 184 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dehumanization in Kurt Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron."

Dehumanization in Kurt Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron.""The year was 2081, and everybody was finally ...

(3 pages) 122 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Science and Technology: Are they really a success?

s todays exceedingly advanced technology really a step towards success?? Or just a step towards the dehumanization of mankind.A success is defined as something that turns out satisfactorily.Lets take ...

(3 pages) 113 1 2.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gilead's Language System in Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale"

tic novel by Margaret Atwood recounts the story of a totalitarian state, Gilead, which endorses the dehumanization of women with the excuse of effacing all scurrilous events and resolving a catastroph ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Racial identity

The decades of dehumanization endured by blacks as a result of the transatlantic slave trade, people of African des ... opportunities that are available to us including creating opportunities on our own. The decades of dehumanization has kept us down, yet we rise from the ashes of Slavery, Jim Crow and Institutionaliz ...

(3 pages) 91 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

George Orwell's 1984: Methods of Suppression in 1984. A study of ways people were oppressed in the book.

984 several central themes through which the Party controls its members unfold - the first theme is dehumanization, the second theme is encroachment of privacy, and third theme is subtle erosions of f ... oncerning Party situations (Orwell 156). Secondly, the destruction of family values also causes the dehumanization of the people. By shifting loyalties from the family to Big Brother, the Party succee ...

(6 pages) 112 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sethe, a Slave to her Past Beloved by Toni Morrison

in the United States of America. It is a depiction of the horrible conditions under slavery and the dehumanization suffered by human beings when they are owned by other human beings. Beloved is a stor ...

(1 pages) 36 0 1.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Effects of Dehumanization On Slaves

Dehumanization played a crucial role in Beloved, slavery and the civil war by demoralizing, degradin ... achine. In this case, Paul D is, and therefore, is dehumanized. Bestiality was a major depiction of dehumanization in this book. The book graphically explains how men had sex with calves. This was a l ... as forced upon her by slavery that was inhumane; a mother should never have to make such a decision.Dehumanization was also displayed during slavery. In order to transport slaves over the Atlantic to ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Henry David Thoreau and Indiviualism

e some of the things Romanticists opposed such as empiricism, mechanization, mathematical thinking, dehumanization, and increased materialism. Individualism is a belief in the importance of the indivi ...

(3 pages) 84 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Does modern technology do more harm than good?

ogy is the fact that many products as the result of technology are said to be the beginnings of the dehumanization of society. An example of this is the modern invention of the television. The televis ...

(1 pages) 12750 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Comparitive Critique of Stanley Milgram's Prison Experiment and "The Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal: Sources of Sadism" by Marianne Szegedy-Maszak.

rdo's experiment adds specificity to Szegedy-Maszak's claims. Szegedy-Maszak speaks generally about dehumanization, whereas Zimbardo uses his experiment to delve deeper into despotism and the role it ... ses his experiment to delve deeper into despotism and the role it plays in prisons; the evidence of dehumanization in prison environments is further complicated by the notion of internal and external ...

(6 pages) 112 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


and replace these with the traditions of Europe. European imperialism meant brutal exploitation and dehumanization and certainly foreshadowed the holocaust. If the Europeans needed any sort of further ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Assessing Karl Marx's Alienated Labor (Philo 104 position paper)

Marx's alienated labor suggests that after the eradication of all private properties, all types of dehumanization and injustice will be eliminated. But will it? Proletariats during his time work for ...

(1 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Philosophical Analysis of Viktor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning"

s about human nature. While a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps, Frankl witnessed the horrors of dehumanization daily. As a neurologist, he was able to use his psychology background to analyze his ...

(4 pages) 95 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Islamic Fundamentalism

ive to the global superiority of Islam. They fight for Allah, or God. This Muslim minority promotes dehumanization and justifies terrorism.Islamic fundamentalists reject both secularization and democr ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

"Blade Runner" and "Brave New World" in terms of context and man's relationship with nature.

n yet dealing with essentially the same themes of science and technology dominating nature, and the dehumanization of society through excessive control.Science and technology has often been man's mean ... a result of its desolation through industry.Excessive control over the natural world results in the dehumanization of a society. Huxley lived in a turbulent time, as WW1 forced people to question acce ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature