Essays Tagged: "distortion"

Artist - Kathe Kollwitz. Born 1867 died 1945. Disscuss how her two artworks reveal the suffering of humanity and social workind class

ollwitz was greatly influenced by the hardships of humanity, her main subjects being body language, distortion, death and human vulnerability, as well as fleeting joys. She also focused on social prob ...

(2 pages) 248 3 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Use Of Distortion in brave "New World" by Aldous Huxley

ty has become a prisoner of the verytechnology it hoped would save us. In -Brave New World Huxley's distortion oftechnology, religion, and family values, is much more effective than his use of literar ... than his use of literaryrealism found in his depiction of a savage reservation. Through his use of distortionHuxley tells a classic tale with the theme of, be careful what you wish for, because it ma ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A discussion into the ways in which Williams explores memory in 'The Glass Menagerie'

Tennessee Williams has shown memory as a distortion of what really happened. The 'Glass Menagerie' is all Tom's memory. If seen from another ... on how to chew his food properly. This seems a little over exaggerated and may be the result of the distortion of Tom's memory - he remembers his mother constantly fussing. Tom's speeches as a charact ...

(4 pages) 104 1 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explain the role of a concept of the American Dream plays in act 1 of Miller's "Death of a Salesman" (405 words)

y Willy Loman comments on how he was "vital to New England". This is a great example of how Willy's distortion compromised his obtainment of success. In all reality he was not "vital to New England", ...

(2 pages) 135 4 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Topology: from Lefschetz to Euler

defined as the study of those properties of geometric figures that remain unchanged even when under distortion, so long as no surfaces are torn. The word topology was coined in 1930 by the mathematici ...

(6 pages) 61 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

This paper is all about jitter and wander on a transmission line. it contrasts the difference of jitter and wander

ror performance, slips in the timing of a circuit which would lead to errors on the circuit and the distortion of the analog signal after the decoding or the digital signal has taken place. There are ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Look at two poems by Larkin that deal with our subjection to time and the painfulness of memory, and explore how he achieves his effects. (Love Songs in Age and Reference Back)

negative opinion expressed in the final stanza of each poem, with 'Reference Back' dealing with the distortion of memories over time, and the theme of 'Love Songs in Age' being the overrating of love. ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

It is a paper about anarchism. describeing what it is and what anarchy is,

implication, anarchists desire social chaos and a return to the laws of the jungle. This process of distortion is not without historical parallel. For instance, in countries, which have considered gov ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Logic and Critical Thinking: How it Impacts our Perceptions

an accurate reflection of the real world. There are many external influences that can assist in the distortion of our logical thinking. Gender, ethnicity, socioeconomics, culture, age, physical charac ...

(3 pages) 317 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley: Creativity vs Technology. Promot: make a good case for distortion as distinct from literary realism and explain how it contributes to the effectiveness of the work

hich society has become imprisoned by the very technology it believed would bring freedom. Huxley's distortion of technology, religion, and family values in Brave New World is far more persuading than ... s far more persuading than his use of literary realism in depicting the savage reservation. Through distortion, Huxley is able to make his arguments more effectively, and cause speculation over whethe ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The aquisition of Prejudice

ve attitude based on information or knowledge that is either irrational, unrelated to reality, or a distortion of fact, and that is discriminatorily generalized to all the members of a group. As with ...

(2 pages) 100 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Investigating Hookes Law

tigation is to find out the relationship between the extension and force applied up to the point of distortion.Theory: Robert Hooke discovered a law for all elastic materials in the seventeenth centur ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Biography of Jimi Hendrix

strument, often with innovative amplification experiments that produced high feedback and deafening distortion. His frequent blasts of noise and amazing showmanship has sometimes obscured his signific ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Play with Two Heads

acter, who acts within those memories and highlights the play's conflict between truth and memory's distortion of truth. Although The Glass Menagerie is considered to be a non-realistic play, there is ...

(2 pages) 41 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Negative and positive symptoms of Schizophrenia.

ositive symptoms of schizophrenia are also called psychotic symptoms. These are assumed to show a "distortion of normal functions". Examples are hallucinations and delusions. Positive symptoms do n ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Jimi Hendrix and His Life Accomplishments

es. His new style of music involved, "...the extensive use but sensitively nuanced use of feedback, distortion, and other electronically manipulated sound effects." ("Hendrix, Jimi"). Some found the p ... chnique, sonic imagination and ingenious, painterly exploitation of effects like wah-wah, feedback, distortion and sheer earthquaking volume transformed rock & roll -- and its primary instrument, ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Canada's Electoral System

ounteracted with its numerous weaknesses, including the encouragement of regional divisions and the distortion of seat allocation in election outcomes.Quebec in the 1980's saw Canada's only experience ... nada's electoral system has resulted in diminished national unity due to regional divisions and the distortion of seat allocation, and the adoption of MMP would provide Canadians with an accountable g ...

(9 pages) 80 0 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Review of William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"

s of; human drama, the decay of the old South, racial prejudice by using some techniques like, "the distortion of time through the use of the inner monologue" (Clausius, 56). In his short story called ...

(7 pages) 62 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Pornography: Not A Moral Issue"

s that "Pornography is not imagery, it is some relation to a reality elsewhere constructed. It is a distortion, reflection, projection, expression, fantasy, representation, or symbol. It is sexual rea ...

(1 pages) 52 1 2.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Funhouse Mirror: an Examination of Distortion of Government in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

O'Connor states (correctly, might I add) "[distortion] is the only way to make people see". Writing about what already is is not nearly as effe ... large government could be capable of in the future. Brave New World is almost entirely based on the distortion of reality, and that is an element which allowed Huxley to broadcast his commentary masterfully.

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature