Essays Tagged: "Hallucination"

The Apprehensive Apparition - hallucination

ing noises; how far does it go when your scared and alone. With all the hidden terrors in all world hallucination is far most the worst. One day realizing that your conscience has gotten louder has go ... r conscience has gotten louder has got to be the most frightening sounds you could ever experience. Hallucination is defined as sensory perception in absence of external stimuli. There are three chara ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Anselm's Ontological Argument and the Philosophers

Anselm of Aosta, Bec, and Canterbury, perhaps during a moment of enlightenment orstarvation-induced hallucination, succeeded in formulating an argument for God's existence which hasbeen debated for al ...

(7 pages) 229 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge asks the ultimate question - how great is the power of imagination, and answers it, with simple but poignant words, Beware! Beware!

duced slumber caused by opium, from which a man from Porlock rudely woke him up . This drug-induced hallucination, with such techniques as paradoxical imagery, juxtaposition of details and irony, asks ... out its symbolic meaning. He will build the pleasure-dome, that is, he would want to go back to the hallucination during which he dreamt this scenario; however, he warns of the power of hallucination, ...

(5 pages) 188 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The American dream" and it's troubles.

ns of this dream, which compares with a marsh light. A marsh light can be symbolized as an oasis, a hallucination or motivation. The American dream can be described as an ideal that while trying to ac ...

(7 pages) 203 1 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Macbeth - Study Notes - Act II

his relation to Banquo?Fleance is the one who accompanies Banquo. He is his son.2.What is Macbeth's hallucination before he murders Duncan? What does this mean?Macbeth's hallucination is a dagger whic ... n Scene 2, Macbeth could not say "Amen" when a voice said "God Bless US" because it was part of his hallucinations.6.The images of blood and water are interwoven in lines 55-68 of Scene 2. What does e ...

(2 pages) 46 2 3.5 Dec/2003

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

Analyzing Holden Caufield and his characteristics from "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D.Salinger

den still don't want to accept that he is dead. When Holden walk through the street, he saw Allie's hallucination is talking to him. His imagination had made this hallucination so that everything woul ...

(3 pages) 49 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay about the charactor Madeline from the Fall of the House of Usher, by Edgar Allen Poe.

home. What exactly the narrator sees in the form of Madeleine, however, is not clear. He may see a hallucination, a ghost, or a real person.The narrator may of shared a join hallucination with Usher. ... eard the noises and then saw Madeleine at the same time, it is highly unlikely her appearance was a hallucination. More proof can be found in the quote following: "Suddenly there shot along the path a ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe


to relax and let our minds drift away from the problems and worries of everyday life. A dream is a hallucination. They can relieve us of our stress, or they could tell us of a habit or future happeni ...

(4 pages) 227 8 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Negative and positive symptoms of Schizophrenia.

ed psychotic symptoms. These are assumed to show a "distortion of normal functions". Examples are hallucinations and delusions. Positive symptoms do not mean that these symptoms are beneficial; rat ... hat are present during an active phase of schizophrenia and tend to respond better to treatment.Hallucinations are sensory preceptors that are not caused by outside stimuli. These are usually aud ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

History of Ghosts during the Shakespearian era and how they're incorporated in his works.

osts, but differed in the areas they were initiated in. Both religions felt that a ghost could be a hallucination, a specter seen as a portent, a spirit of a dead person returned to perform some deed ... estants took the five apparitions that the Catholics acknowledged and cut it down to three: demons, hallucinations from insane people, and ghosts that people played for criminal purposes. They believe ...

(11 pages) 25 0 5.0 Sep/2004

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

Analysis of Koroviev's (Fagot's) Character in Bulgakov's "Master and Margarita"

one.In the beginning of the novel we first meet Koroviev in form of Mikhail Alexandrovich Berlioz's hallucination, which he sees while sitting on the bench in the Patriarchs' Ponds Park. According to ...

(5 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Online Dating : The Pros and Cons

rite cola. Without the "Genie in the Bottle," this dream of mine will forever be a dream, perhaps a hallucination or delusion not a reality. The fact is, only affluent people can afford and experience ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Sinful Salesman

bar;" denotes Robert Hogan (216). The play is about Willy Loman, a salesman whose soul is lost in a hallucination and cannot distinguish between reality and illusion. Willy is incompetent to deal with ...

(4 pages) 368 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Narctoics How They Affect The Body

ect the human body very .much different then normal, they get you high, which causesdizzeness, hallucination, mood swings, anxiety, appetite, sexuality,and ascpects of sensory and motor behavio ...

(2 pages) 1430 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Unidentified Flying Object

from Sacramento to San Francisco; then moving to other parts of California and to parts of Canada. Hallucination, hoaxes and heavy drinking were blamed for these sightings.Per Rasmussen, the fatal Ma ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Comparative Analysis Paper: "The Ferryer" by Sharon Olds, "A Supermarket in California" by Allen Ginsberg and "The Junior High School Band Concert" by David Wagoner

a"The second poem, "A Supermarket in California", by Allen Ginsberg (1984), is his description of a hallucination he had of Walt Whitman. He starts the poem with, "What thoughts I have of you tonight, ... s making sense I decided to research the author Allen Ginsberg. There I found information about his hallucinations. This made more sense to me. My response to "The Junior High School Band Concert" was ...

(4 pages) 45 1 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Two books by kurt vonnegut jr

e same tragedy as Vonnegut did. Pilgrim, however, comes out of the war a crazed lunatic. He has the hallucination that aliens (tralfamadores) abduct him and make him a exhibit in zoo. He greatly admir ...

(3 pages) 596 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Decision to Commit Suicide

t. He starts walking to the tree and finds an old man covered with a tattered blanket."It must be a hallucination…some kind of trick of this mist and darkness" he soothes himself after seeing t ...

(2 pages) 465 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Drugs Induced Schizophrenia

approximately universally viewed as the standard paradigm of insanity. Symptoms include delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, and lack of emotional response (Hoffer, 1992).Scientists and do ... cocaine and amphetamine cause the positive symptoms of schizophrenia, such as increased locomotion, hallucination and other aspects of psychosis at high concentration ( About 5% of th ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Macbeth Analysis

ent to kill King Duncan. Macbeth is obviously under great mental torment, which is the cause of his hallucination of the imaginary dagger. He imagines the dagger, covered with “gouts of blood ... does he mean by a “dagger of the mind?” What is suggested by having Macbeth experience a hallucination at this moment, just before the murder?A “dagger of the mind” (II.i.38) sugg ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2009

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