Essays Tagged: "fa"


would like it; understanding the word is palpable. Virtually, hypocrite, means someone that makes a façade of his or her righteousness, his or her character or his or her religion. Usually, the ... n in their actions. Therefore, one has to look inside themselves and determine whether they are a wafa n. hypocrite before they can express the fact that others are.The characteristics of a hypocrite ...

(2 pages) 66 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Book Review/Contrast of Keegan's MASK of COMMAND. Sorry, Conclusion is 6th part. All 21 pp with bib/citations attached. E-mail for complete paper.

rtrayal of leadership and how it reflected societal changes over two-thousand years. Where he is at fault, however, is in his portraying only the qualities he wishes to exploit to fulfill his Hero tit ... the qualities he wishes to exploit to fulfill his Hero titles; therefore, leaving the reader with a façade of the overall characteristics of these four men. Without a doubt, his best character ...

(3 pages) 120 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

An essay(with outline)on the novel by Caroline Knapp titled Drinking: A Love Story

ed by alcohol and how her life becomes uncontrollable as a result.I. Introduction to drinkingA. Her familyB. How it makes her feel1. Social reasons2. Avoidance of self-awareness3. Physical SymptomsII. ... SymptomsII. What is an alcoholic?A. "Skid row bum"B. "High functioning alcoholic"III. Is heredity a factor?A. Her fatherB. Other familiesIV. Discomfort + drink = no discomfortA. Social situationsV. Pu ...

(7 pages) 100 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Write about a person that has effected your life. This is a descriptive encounter with a young, homeless girl around Christmas.

Only a few days before Christmas the shelter was all decorated, a façade of Christmas bliss meant to bring joy into the lives of the worlds less fortunate. I, ...

(1 pages) 101 1 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A red house by the beach full of memories.

. In total, it stood approximately fifteen feet high and was painted a bright fire-truck red on the façade, and beige with a hint of gray on the sides and back of it. It also had three rectangu ... with a hint of gray on the sides and back of it. It also had three rectangular glass panels on the façade, sitting parallel to one-another and standing vertically. This solid object had a soli ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The life and crimes of Harry lavender" by Marele Day.

"Witty, wryly humorous and fast-paced, "The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender" is a thriller with a twist which brilliantly evo ... imes of Harry Lavender" is a thriller with a twist which brilliantly evokes the sleaze below the surface of the city's glittering façade". Is this what the novel is about?Marele Day's novel, "T ... and a certain sense of satirical mockery all contribute to composing this witty, wryly humorous and fast paced novel. Through the way in which Day portrays the protagonist, Claudia Valentine, she chal ...

(5 pages) 55 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Visitng the Hsi Lai Buddhist Temple.

r where in China, consists of 8 different schools; Tian-Tai, Pure Land, Chan, Hua-yen (Avatamsaka), Fa-Shiang (Yogacaran), Sanlun (Madhyamikan), Dhyana, and Esoteric (Tantra). Through a Humanistic Bud ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

"The Great Gatsby", By F. Scott Fitgerald.

Gatsby, Confused In His Own MindGatsby, a misunderstood man, was brought to a cruel fate by a hopeless cause. He believed that love was the final key to his past, present, and future. ... many others felt that he was amazing in every way due to the enigma of his life. Unfortunately the façade of his life carried him only to a certain extent. Gatsby knew that Daisy would be the ... e imagined a utopia, which his life would fit perfectly into a life of prosperity and complete satisfaction.Although Jay tried to prove to Daisy how he changed so dramatically from their first acquain ...

(6 pages) 68 1 4.5 Jul/2003

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

Contrast of the Modern American and British House.

e outside, just as an American may appear similar to an Englishman. One cannot judge a house by its façade, however, and beneath the surface; two altogether different design paradigms exist. Th ... le and accommodate his shoe collection. Conversely, the Englishman uses a pine wardrobe, possibly a family heirloom, which moves with him from home to home. In the American bathroom, a shower is a sta ...

(3 pages) 39 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Why do we strive to be just? To live within the constraints of our laws or for the benefit of our soul?

problem still exists within a firmly regimented society, perhaps the trouble stems from an internal failure... a failure to have the desire to be truly, and most importantly, internally just. One of t ... st begin to view justice as something beneficial to our soul and our lives instead of using it as a façade. These changes must come from within, and they must come from a desire to change. Just ...

(8 pages) 109 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


strength but inside, I am frail. Like a little leaf that's easily blown, I am vulnerable.I live in fallacy. I hide behind a mask of sunshine.Yes, I smile and laugh a lot. I look like someone who does ... s, but are you sure that there isn't a shadow lurking behind all these? After all, it may be just a façade.Any person who knows me would tell you I'm emotional. Very emotional. Cries at the sha ...

(2 pages) 22 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Death of A Salesman - in depth analytical essay.

can Dream, thinking that anyone could derive material wealth from hard work. He adopted a whole new façade to his character to maintain this notion of success. This was accomplished by conceali ... "The decision to base his life on achieving the dream is based upon his morals and personality. His family environment is a key factor attributing to Willy's strong feelings of the American Dream. Lin ...

(4 pages) 109 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison of the Met and Guggenheim Museum New York

displaying humanity's greatest achievements. By comparing and contrasting their history, location, façade and interior, I will investigate how they arrive at this goal in contrasting stylesLoc ... he museum but he finally decided on its current location. Its proximity to Central Park was a vital factor in his decision - the park offers a respite to the hustle and bustle of the city and gets as ...

(7 pages) 142 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Symbolism used in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. In particular, the three main uses of symbolism mentioned include machines, diamonds, and garden seeds

but he has little idea that hard work is the true foundation of the American Dream. The glittering façade of this dream is explored in the play with the use of three symbols: machines, garden ... . They represent a verification of triumph in achieving the American Dream for both himself and his family. Willy often seeks advice about success in imagined conversations with his dead brother Ben a ...

(4 pages) 96 1 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Enormous Radio.

Jim and Irene Westcott are part of the upper-middle class community in the fashionable area on New York City\rquote s east side. They live on the 12th floor of an apartment bu ... enjoyment\rdblquote (Cheever 235), but in actually it brings out things they didn\rquote t want to face. The building in which the Westcott\rquote s live is a culture in itself and the radio in the v ... f that culture, serving as a link between the image and reality. The radio brings into conflict the fa\'e7ade and the truth.\parOn the surface, the Westcott\rquote s are an affluent family that is liv ...

(5 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In what sense, if at all, was the Roman Republic "restored" in January 27 B.C.?

e was to be in any doubt who was in charge. However, Octavian must have been conscious to avoid the fate of his great-uncle, Julius Caesar. His first priority was to ensure the stability and continuan ... . From 29 - 27 BC, therefore, he initiated a series of cleverly engineered measures to maintain the façade of restoring the institutions and traditions of the Republic while keeping all the rea ...

(8 pages) 76 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Tragic Hero, Macbeth

Through The Tragedy of Macbeth, the readers witness the rise and fall of the power of Macbeth from a loved and respected nobleman to a feared tyrant. He is a tragic ... f-doubt. Macbeth is pictured as a valiant hero, a courageous warrior, and one of King Duncan's most favored generals. Macbeth's greed first became apparent upon meeting the three witches whose prophec ... phesy becomes reality, Macbeth immediately longs for more power. He reveals his true self under his façade. As Macbeth realizes that he must murder the king to obtain the throne; he convinces h ...

(4 pages) 156 9 3.8 Mar/2004

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

Totemism, Homoeroticism, Sexual repression: their relation to the issue of power and civilization in William Golding's Lord Of The Flies.

#Golding's LOTF is one of his most thought-provoking work and by far the most debated.In LOTF the author/narrator is absent. In the matter of style, therefore it is ... bsent. In the matter of style, therefore it is a romance. The issues that it brings forth under the façade of boys' adventure-romance hit hard the traditional perception of human nature and its ... t is beyond the need of any proof that LOTF works as a modern allegory. It raises the issue of the "fallen nature of humanity" and how what we define as civilization is almost preordained through this ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

An analysis of characters from the books "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe, and "Houseboy" by Ferdinand Oyino

Okonkwo, from the novel Things Fall Apart, and Toundi, from the novel Houseboy, both held flawed ideals, which, when placed within ... ean ideal, believing that the Europeans were perfect in their ways, especially within their nuclear families. However, in reality Okonkwo was not the man he thought he was. He had shown feelings of re ... a while was not able to live with himself after the death of Ikemefuna. Toundi also learned of his false ideals when he became aware of the affair between Susan Decazy and the prison director, Moreau ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Analyzing "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman regarding mental illness in society past and today

es she really get better or does she just pretend to adhere to the advice given to her to cause the façade of recovery to protect herself from the stigma that attaches itself so strongly to men ... scribed were intended to treat the disorders at hand but lots of times they didn't come close or in fact caused opposite results. Blame cannot be put onto the doctors and scientists of the time. They ...

(11 pages) 212 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors