Essays Tagged: "Disappointment"

Minor League Baseball: Boom or Bust to Communities?

Minor League Baseball: Boom or Bust to Communities?Despite the occasional disappointment, minor league baseball provides manycommunities with economic development and an impr ...

(11 pages) 151 0 4.4 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Dead Poets Society

the phone. Next, the camera swings around from Knox to his friends. This medium close-up shows the disappointment on all their faces and that expression makes Knox ring once more. This time, t ...

(5 pages) 101 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


l being bribed by companies, criminals, etc. for special treatment. Americans desperately waited in disappointment for the change they needed. Muckrakers were those that felt it necessary to expose an ...

(3 pages) 197 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Stone Angel, an essay about anger and disappointment

Anger and disappointment can be a source of many things. Hagar's anger and disappointment can be seen from her ... en from her guilt and her criminal ways. Through Hagar's guilt she feels anger for what she did and disappointment for what could have been.In the first paragraph of the book when she is telling about ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Symbolism in "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams

ely express the theme of "The Glass Menagerie" : That of hopeful aspirations followed by inevitable disappointment, having dreams which are destroyed by the harsh realities of the world.Symbols are a ... irony tied up in this symbol, in that although rainbows seem to be positive signs, they all end in disappointment.Tennessee Williams has managed to create a powerful play using a combination of diffe ...

(4 pages) 429 1 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Essay on 'The Great Gatsby' (Fitzergerald): the Question of Nick Carraway's Integrity

of this course. In the novel 'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the journeyfrom delight to disappointment may be seen in the narrator, Nick Carraway. Moving frominitial interest to romantic a ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.7 Oct/1996

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

This essay is called "Seven Days in a Week" and is about the school board's consideration of whether or not to extend the school time in days. This essay is in letter form.

ad hoped the rule changed before Friday, but your hopes are dashed in sudden misery. You groan with disappointment.I think that extending the school week will create many conflicts, such as not being ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Power of Illusion- an essay about "The Purple Rose of Cairo"

about after having watched the movie.The ending of the film is one that has come as a surprise and disappointment to many viewers. Cecilia is left abandoned by both Tom and Gil. It seems like a disap ... e why the ending, a last shot of Cecilia looking up at the screen in enchantment despite her recent disappointments, had such an impact with audiences and critics.An ironic idea that came up in many s ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Heart Of The American Dream

"If you don't expect justice you won't have to prepare for disappointment"This essay is a critical analysis of democracy and humanity's social values, it was d ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The religious symbolisms in The Sisters, by James Joyce.

enter of paralysis". True to his goal, each of the fifteen stories composing Dubliners are tales of disappointment, darkness, captivity, frustration, and flaw.We will concentrate on the first novel of ...

(6 pages) 45 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Shakespeare's sonnets 4 and 64.

, implores the reader ponder the obligation of a person to interact with society versus the risk of disappointment and sadness that comes with these interactions.The worldly message contained in Sonne ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Validity of History.

asurable perspective of an Indian. When her parents took her to meet real Indians, it "was always a disappointment" ( 718) for her. She would see them for who they were: real Indians in full headdress ...

(4 pages) 84 2 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

This is a short story of mine.

ive servants walked into their master's studying room with energy and confidence, but came out with disappointment and confusion. They were fired by Mrs. Burston, their master. Mrs. Burston fired them ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jul/2003

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

"The golden compass" by phillip pullman to a quote by Tennyson ("to seek, to strive, to find and not to yield."

to care for her and her wishes. As she realizes her misjudgment, one would expect her to give up in disappointment. However, Lyra keeps going and tries to find another way to accomplish her goal.While ...

(2 pages) 75 1 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Epicuris and His Life Objective".

eme luxury because they believe that by giving in to these kinds of pleasures, failure, illness and disappointment are inevitable in one's life.Epicurus says "Barley cakes and water provide the highes ...

(6 pages) 75 1 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Amy Tan's "Two Kinds".

identity her mother tries to create for her. No one wins this tug-of-war; it only ends in anger and disappointment. Jing-mei sets out to become the direct opposite of what her mother wants. It just go ... hurt her mother, as she was wounded. Despite the volatile relationship, poor attitude and numerous disappointments, Jing-mei's mother ploughs on, even more zealously. She is convinced that she can ma ...

(2 pages) 152 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is an essay about how one my become disappointed and the effects the emoctin my have on someone.

Disappointment A Powerful EmotionMost people have expectations of how something is going to turn out ... is going to turn out. When things do not turn out the way, we want them to turn out; the feeling of disappointment takes over.Disappointment is the feeling people get when something or someone fails t ... e up to our expectations.There are many ways and reasons why we become disappointed.People can feel disappointment in themselves or others .Sometime we are disappointed in a movie that we have seen or ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Teenage Suicide.

ods of anxiety, sadness, and despair. These are normal reactions to the pain of loss, rejection, or disappointment. Those with serious mental illness of ten experience much more extreme reactions, rea ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

How Central America suffers and struggle to create high standard of living and how sad is their everyday life. Prostitution, suicides because of lack of employment.

r lives working on the streets because their parents are not able to get jobs. All of this constant disappointment and depression leads to people committing suicide.In addition, high levels of crime a ...

(1 pages) 44 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Society Short of Satisfaction-Anylizes the individual within society, incorporating Rustam and Suhrab from the Shah-nama of Firdawsi, Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane, and The Bet by Anton Chekhov

extreme as life itself, whereas in others it may simply imply experiencing the sting of failure or disappointment. The following literary works characterize individuals who challenge society in order ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers