Essays Tagged: "exaggerate"

The Subtle Humor of "Pride and Prejudice", by Jane Austen

s to further show how ridiculous a character may be.Pride and Prejudice has many character foils to exaggerate a characters faults or traits. Austenalso uses irony quite often to inform the readers on ... rs,but they also helped Austen to give her own personal opinion on public matters.When an action is exaggerated on stage by an actor, it becomes all the more noticeableto the audience. An author can e ...

(4 pages) 130 1 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen


mically without directly offending anyone. Satirical writers often make light of something serious, exaggerate, something trivial, use unclear (dual) meanings, and make sarcastic statements. Huck Finn ...

(1 pages) 53 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

uations shown may have appeared very different. Williams has explored memory by showing how you can exaggerate certain things in your memory, and also how imagery, symbols and music can play a large p ... use he is in control of the play, as it is his memory, it gives him the power to change, distort or exaggerate the truth of what happened. Tom stays on the stage for the whole play but stands to the s ...

(4 pages) 104 1 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Television portrails of teenagers (positive and negative)

on television that teenagers are loud, rude, obnoxious, and violent towards to society. Most shows exaggerate teenager's actions leading to a negative portrayal.Some television shows portray teenager ... s eyes they would conclude teenagers to be loud, wild, and violent. Basically "That 70's Show" over exaggerates completely about teenagers. In some of the shows I watched there were five teenagers who ...

(2 pages) 78 1 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

The Mask, an essay on the war aspect of Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell To Arms."

im, and then they will offer up thanksgiving services for having slain such vast numbers (they even exaggerate the number) and proclaim a victory, supposing that the more men they have slaughtered the ...

(7 pages) 38 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley.

tire on the intellectual conceit of his time.Huxley's early comic novels demonstrate his ability to exaggerate intellectual debate in fiction. In addition, he also discussed philosophical and social t ...

(6 pages) 60 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Working with people and teams.

occur, largely because the worker may be suspicious of the job analysis. The employee may decide to exaggerate the importance of the job or occasionally try to make it seem unimportant. The main probl ... allow their description of the job to be influenced by their opinion of the jobholder and they may exaggerate the duties and responsibilities of the job in order to increase their own importance.A st ...

(30 pages) 1064 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Describe in your own words how the deviancy amplification spiral operates to produce a moral panic. Illustrate with two examples.

rong doing believed to be a threat to society, is stereotyped in a negative manner by the media who exaggerate the facts so that it makes a good story. As a result of this there is a rapid build up of ... vandalism in Clacton on Easter Monday 1964. Although there were only small scale scuffles the media exaggerated the potential threat and the level of violence and damage that was caused. They distorte ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The theme of Beowulf

odly, is very present in the poem Beowulf. When things get frightening, there is a tendency to over exaggerate them in order to maintain a sense of dignity. The spawn of Cain conceived Grendel. This r ... own until it had been passed down for many generations. It is possible that out of fear people over exaggerated Grendel's countenance. Grendel was immune to all sorts of weapons and could only be kill ...

(2 pages) 36 2 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How did women's fashion create changes in society in Australia and the world between 1901-1945?

ed corset, which was considered a permanent basic requirement in achieving a fashionable figure, to exaggerate every curve of the female form, for the fashionable S shape. The extreme styles fitted th ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why did the US declare war on Germany in 1917? Include the following 3 factors in your essay: a)German Naval Policy b)American economic interests c)Wilson's idealism

Zimmerman Note? Did Wall Street, American oil industry, and or the armament producers unnecessarily exaggerate the threat to American interests by saturating the airways with pro-British propaganda to ...

(2 pages) 55 1 3.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The unfinished recession

trong economies are in growth for years and people think 'the good times would never end'. But they exaggerate. We can not say that the business cycle is 'dead'. It appers just not so often than befor ...

(4 pages) 103 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Satire in Huckleberry Finn

rn and to expose and discredit vice or folly. Satire is the tool that Twain employs in his novel to exaggerate and make fun of the many problems facing American society. Some of the major aspects of s ... see the show as well so that they would not be the only ones taken in by fraud. At this point Twain exaggerates the distance people will go so that they will not be the only ones fooled. When, however ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Renaissance: Foundation of Modernity or Pinnacle of the Ancient?

or to the renaissance.Many scholars, when describing the humanist movements during the renaissance, exaggerate them so ridiculously to the point where they make the humanists sound like pagans. They d ... e grayscale Middle Ages. But it seems that perhaps it is the optimists of that time period who have exaggerated their achievements, and some scholars of our age who have magnified them even more. What ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Political and Economic Changes After the War of 1812

n and his cabinet invested power into an powerful Executive Branch. The Jackson democrats tended to exaggerate the puissance of the lower class poor while decreasing the influence of the rich and pote ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

"Is This a Penis Metaphor?: An Analysis of Adolescent Sexuality in Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

l of the subject in televised and filmed media, many suggesting a belief in the media's tendency to exaggerate the significance of sex in everyday adolescent life. However, the medium of television ca ... of Buffy the Vampire Slayer's strongest characteristics. Rather than attempting to oversimplify or exaggerate the issue, the composers attempt to consistently depict the complexities involved in a re ...

(16 pages) 61 0 2.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Torture: The Abuse of Violence

acting information. Some writers such as Michael Levin even intentionally make up fake scenarios to exaggerate the advantages of torture, claiming that it is danger free, low cost and useful for obtai ...

(4 pages) 163 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Obstacles do not exist to be surrendered to, but only to be broken

ent and agricultural prices practically collapsed, many farmers were bankrupt. This have lead to an exaggerate feeling against the Weimar Republic, especially within the middle class and leading figur ...

(4 pages) 17 0 2.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Art as a Relfection of Life: A Discussion of Peter Godwin's "Mukiwa"

ses a precise choice of words to illustrate the main importance of his memories. He adds nothing to exaggerate his feelings or the situations to which he was exposed. Mukiwa is a literary work of art ...

(5 pages) 16 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Genetic Engineering

Anti-technologists and political extremists misinform, and over exaggerate statements that genetic engineering is not part of the natural order of things. The moral ...

(9 pages) 88 1 4.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects