Essays Tagged: "fixation"

this is a research paper for an undergraduate college abnormal psych class. it is on autism. Autism- A Pervasive Spectrum Disorder

les are affected four times as often as females. Symptoms include impairment in social interaction, fixation on inanimate objects, inability to communicate normally, and resistance to changes in daily ...

(11 pages) 869 5 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

David La Chapelle, the photographer that worked with Andy Warhol.

colors are original and vibrant. Pictures seem almost surreal. initially distinguished by his campy fixation with white-trash culture and is also known for his groundbreaking use of computer manipulat ... s, vogue, the face,the london sunday times and vanity fair).---initially distinguished by his campy fixation with white-trash culture,lachapelle is also known for his groundbreaking use of computerman ...

(3 pages) 75 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Temple Grandin.

his aloneness led Temple to fixate on, or obsess about specific things. Temple always had a certain fixation in her mind, which put away her desire for learning to communicate verbally. All of Temple' ... re that Temple found Mr. Carlock, a teacher. Mr. Carlock always challenged Temple by channeling her fixations into constructive projects; he did not see any labels on Temple because of her condition. ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Defence mechanism.

completely forgotten the act itself and the circumstances surrounding it.Reaction formation is the fixation in consciousness of an idea or desire that is opposite to a feared unconscious impulse. A m ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Commercials and their affects on Teenagers

mercials that set a standard contribute to unhealthy practices, such as eating disorders and sexual fixation.How often do we turn on the television and see a beautiful woman dancing through rose petal ...

(2 pages) 94 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A critical analysis of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

istic world. In Bradbury's technology-obsessed society, a clear view of the horrific effects that a fixation for mindlessness would have on a civilization shows through his writing. Being carefree is ...

(5 pages) 73 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Death of a Salesman

very excited with the idea. He emphasizes that Oliver really liked Biff and we begin to see Willy's fixation with the idea that one only needs personal attractiveness to be successful in the business ...

(2 pages) 44 1 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

American Culture: What is in and what is out.

American popular culture is clearly defined by what is the most fashionable or eccentric fixation that is a trend at a certain time. Examples of this phenomenon are written literature and b ...

(6 pages) 390 1 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Mary Shelley: Champion of Nature and the Natural (Asked to relate Romantic influence in the novel)

ew way of thought known as Romanticism had emerged to challenge it. This movement shied away from a fixation on reason and the pursuit of knowledge. Instead, it focused on mankind in his primal nature ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Short report outlining the reasons why the USA developed the policy of containment.

one. This zone would be made of eastern European states that would be under Soviet influence. Their fixation with safety measures was seen as an attempt to spread communism to the United States.The po ...

(2 pages) 41 1 2.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

"The Pearl" Essay

y because we do not always act the way people want us to. In "The Pearl", by John Steinbeck, Kino's fixation on the pearl and newly found ambitions corrupts his values and directs him away from the no ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.8 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Personality conceptions and personality analysis of Devi from "Serving Crazy with Curry"

child's needs in a particular stage are met too much not met enough, the child can become fixated. Fixation is an inability to progress normally from one stage into another. When the child becomes an ... an inability to progress normally from one stage into another. When the child becomes an adult, the fixation shows up as a tendency to focus on the needs that were over-met or under-met.Psychosexual S ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Carton and Darnay- a compare and contrast essay

For many years, people across the world have been in admiration, fixation, and curiosity about the inquisitive novel, "A Tale of Two Cities", written by one of the m ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

"Fahrenheit 451"

istic world. In Bradbury's technology-obsessed society, a clear view of the horrific effects that a fixation for mindlessness would have on a civilization shows through his writing. Being free from wo ...

(10 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Was it really love between dimmsdale and hester in "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

communication, today or two-hundred years ago. When someone looks at their loved one with a certain fixation, a certain longing for, adoration, love is obviously about. During one single moment, someo ...

(2 pages) 734 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Revenge tragedy genres explores the tensions created by the ambiguities involved in the revenge act Identify some of the ways in which your texts do this

create tension and conflict, resulting in the audience questioning the final conclusion.Tourneur's fixation with the theme of revenge is a reflection on society's interest in the moral and ethical im ... ice, who uses this idea as a means to justify the revenge act itself. Because of the audience's pre fixation on the idea of revenge it the form of personal honour, they are able to empathise for Vindi ...

(8 pages) 42 1 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Mother: The Oedipus Comparison Of "Psycho" And "The Wall"

Oedipus Complex or "Mother" complex. This occurs when a male child has an overpowering affection or fixation on his mother than transcends the natural boundaries and often overts incestual overtones, ...

(3 pages) 912 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Crucifixion

of our Lord's death, what did he feel when he died? Crucifixion is torture and execution by fixation to a cross. It was a method of capitol punishment that was used particularly among the Pers ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Essay on Chapter Sixteen: Analyzes Pearl and the Brook

agery. Pearl’s character is understandable through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s metaphors of her fixation with one subject, enigmatic birth, and feelings of repression in his novel The Scarlet Lett ...

(3 pages) 1088 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Caroline compsons obsession wi

. In her eyes he was not her son. She found it impossible to love a feeble child.Caroline Compson's fixation upon sound and appearance led to the death of Quentin. She forced Harvard upon her son. Mrs ...

(3 pages) 1265 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American