Essays Tagged: "great debate"

The True Tragic Hero in Antigone

There is still a great debate on who is, in fact, the true tragic hero in Sophocles' Antigone. Many hold that it must ... e characters within the tragedy. Appropriately, Creon's station as king place shim in a position of great power, influence and responsibility. The extent of this power was quite evident when he senten ...

(2 pages) 93 0 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Antigone As Drama

Antigone, is the drama written by Sohpocles. There is still a great debate on who is the true tragic hero in Sophocles' Antigone, Creon or Antigone. Many people b ... is neither overly good nor bad. Appropriately, Creon's station as king place shim in a position of great power, influence and responsibility. The extent of this power was quite evident when he senten ... self-esteem is irreparably damaged. But he tired to fix the mistakes that he had made even he is a great king. The whole play is sad, it is make viewers feel anger and respectful. I do respect Antigo ...

(2 pages) 75 2 3.5 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Koru and kowhaiwhai in New Zealand painting.

s. Since the politically engaged 1980's this appropriation of motifs by Pakeha artists have spurned great debate in New Zealand. Pakeha artists have been seen by many to have created works using koru ... ife force, white representing light and black representing darkness. Architectural kowhaiwhai has a greater focus on whakapapa and painting is usually painted in and on various buildings such as whare ...

(10 pages) 61 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Paedophilia and sex crimes in conext of labelling theory and the interactionist approach

to explain the actions of those described as criminals or deviants. These have proved the source of great debate among sociologists and criminologists, but there is not necessarily one that is a defin ... norance, children are therefore somewhat unlikely to report the abuse until much later, if ever.The great majority of society justifiably holds child sex offenders in contempt. However, the subject wa ...

(11 pages) 184 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This is a paper for a debate about creation vs evolution. The opinion is creation.

Evolution vs. Creation is indeed the Great Debate of our scientific times. In any scientific debate, the theories must be tested accordin ... the modern world.Darwin admitted that the number of transitional links "must have been conceivably great." The fact that there are none prompted him to conclude that this fact is "the most obvious an ... lead one to suppose that certain modern human skulls are something less than human. This has been a great mistake by evolutionists who not only have failed to recognize variance in human skulls but al ...

(9 pages) 150 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Abortion:Biblical and Christian teachings

its condemnation of abortion, as many believe it violates the sixth commandment. However there is a great debate in the enquiry into when exactly a foetus becomes human, in other words when, according ... omon is not alone in the argument.Some Christians can choose to bring up the words of Job, a man of great faith and wealth in their argument that abortion is sometimes considered right, when his life ...

(7 pages) 59 1 3.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

To what extent was the Pilgrimage of Grace a protest against the religious policies of Henry VIII's government?

There has been great scholarly interest in the Pilgrimage of Grace for decades, with there being two main disputes; ... the Pilgrimage of Grace for decades, with there being two main disputes; each argument provoking a great debate. The first argument being about the motive for the uprising and the second; how it was ... about the motive for the uprising and the second; how it was started. Religion must have been of a great influence, and therefore the reason behind the rebellion as it has become known as the Pilgrim ...

(8 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Harry Potter and the Wizards/Witches Phenomenon (A Children's Literature Analysis)

the globe, concerned parents, teachers and religious leaders ask the previous questions and ignite great debate. Thoughts, ideas and criticisms have been generated expounding on whether it is accepta ... els discuss the trials and tribulations of not only a boy coming of age but also learning about his great new power while fighting of an evil lord (Voldemort, the antagonist) bent on destroying him. T ...

(16 pages) 130 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Contraceptives and Abortion

therefore, is whether or not abortion should be legal. Although this is also a matter which compels great debate, the fact is that legalized abortion is an option which protects the lives of women.One ... ld is by far the best reason for an abortion." Although having a child can be considered one of the greatest gifts, there are already too many unwanted children in the world today. A woman may not be ...

(2 pages) 49 1 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A character analysis of jay gatsby

with Gatsby, and letting him use his imagination, so that in the end, the reader can decide if the Great Gatsby is truly 'great'. Fitzgerald allows the reader to incorporate the story into their own ... the reader in Gatsby's shoes and seeing what the reader would do in the same situation. It raises a great debate; should people live their lives yearning for something in the past? Is it acceptable to ...

(4 pages) 41 0 2.3 Oct/2004

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

Can They Really Ask For Your Urine?

There is a great debate about whether or not companies should be allowed to test its employees for drugs. Indiv ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Theatre vs. Rentals-The Debate Goes On

you watch that movie in a theatre or in the comfort of your home is up to you. In fact, there is a great debate about whether it is better to go to a theatre to see a movie or to stay at home and wat ... stay at home and watch a rental. Let's examine the pros and cons of both, shall we?The theatre is a great place to see the newest films, and it's the only place where you can watch the new releases. A ...

(2 pages) 32 2 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Jefferson, Madison, and the US Presidency

The interpretation of the constitution has been a topic of great debate since it's ratification in 1790. Some presidents, such as James Madison, preferred a br ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 Dec/2004

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

What is the significance and origins of the bush legend and other images in early Australian literature?

he important and prolific images or legends is the Bush legend. The bush legend has been a theme of great debate over the years and two historians who have participated in this debate are Russel Ward ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Does modern technology do more harm than good?

ern day world that we live in, technology is forever changing and improving all around us. There is great debate over whether technology should be allowed to go ahead or, on the other hand, should it ...

(1 pages) 12746 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Victims of Crime

ects women who suffer from Battered Women's Syndrome. Battered Women's Syndrome, or BWS, has caused great debate on whether or not it should be allowed in the courtroom. It is a very complex psycholog ... he late 1970's as a result of the oppression of women. Feminist movements in the late 1970's caused great social uproar among legal and political bodies of government in the United States. Many social ...

(15 pages) 124 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Can the notion of Human Rights be justified and in what are such rights grounded?

nts" (Brysk, 2002 p. 3). The notion of human rights is an important ideal in society and a cause of great debate these days. Rights limit the extent to which other humans can intrude on other individu ...

(11 pages) 123 0 4.2 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Creationism and Evolution in School: Steven Jay Gould's essay "Genesis Vs. Geology"

Steven Jay Gould is the author of the essay, "Genesis vs. Geology". There is a great debate over the idea of the Genesis flood. It is being argued that the geological facts may be ... ore to think about. For some students, the argument between evolution and creationism is one of the greatest challenges of their faith. A child grows up believing in God's miracles and that they shoul ...

(5 pages) 48 2 2.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Repressed Memories, False Memories

AbstractThere is a great debate regarding the recovery of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) memories and on the accuracy of ... d intervening (false) information" (Gleaves, et al. 2005) or a completely false memory?After such a great length of time (often years) after the initial CSA do these adults 'remember' what happened to ... e made. Is the memory completely true or false or fragmented with bits of both? This question is of great concern in the recovery of memories in CSA cases. Why do these memories come to light now? As ...

(9 pages) 121 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Is the Harry Potter phenomena reviving children's love for books or creating a new generation of occult followers?

the world, concerned parents, teachers and religious leaders ask the previous questions and stir up great debate. Thoughts, ideas and criticisms have been generated on whether it is acceptable for a w ... .K. Rowling, Readers Digest, 2000).The above quote also portrays Rowling's belief that children are greatly underestimated. She believes that we should treat children as equals and that by shielding a ...

(5 pages) 59 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing