Essays Tagged: "Idealism"

1984 , a tale of future society, by Orwell

ify its selfish ways because it holds all of thepower. The symbol of the party was Big Brother. The idealism of blind loyalty wasembodied in this symbol. It was the centre of control. The Party has se ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The progressive era

the Spanish-American War and World War I is knownas the Progressive Era. It was a period marked by idealism, reform, and significanteconomic growth. Progressivism was a movement designed to correct t ...

(2 pages) 242 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Renaissance and Its Influces on Music

ed.Some historians argue that the culture of areas such as Italy existed, but was suppressed by the idealism of the Church. Others would assert major historical events such as the fall of Constantinop ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Relativley Speaking...The Causes of America's Declaration of War on Germany

e into this war were the German's naval policy, American economic interests, and President Wilson's idealism. However, these reasons are not equally important. Wilson's idealism about international re ... declaration... of... neutrality...stand in the way of our national interests...?"Wilson's personal idealism and morality fueled public opinion. In Wilson's war message to Congress on April 2, 1917, W ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Great Gatsby - Significance of Title

el to include society in general and imply their prominence as well. Gatsby symbolizes the state of idealism that had been a common ideal of society when the novel had been published. His ideal life c ...

(1 pages) 8173 1 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Julius Caesar- Brutus & Cassius: Who Is the better leader?

and the strategies at Philippi. Each man has his reasons for their mistakes, if it is either their idealism, being uncompassionate or not, fully thinking for their actions. Brutus and Cassius are ver ...

(9 pages) 83 0 3.5 Mar/2003

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

A Critical analysis of The film Platoon.

dealistic student who had dropped out of college, joined the army, and volunteered for Vietnam. His idealism and view of war in general rapidly change during the course of the film. The character is b ...

(4 pages) 149 2 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Whos is the tragic hero, Brutus or Ceasar?

o come to a successful solution. Some choose not to reason, while others simply cannot due to their idealism. In any case the inability to reason becomes a flaw, and in the case of Julius Caesar, a tr ... as of (Brutus') name" and once this is done Brutus no longer reasons or questions consequences. His idealism and nobility mask his ability to make the proper decision. Brutus does this several times w ...

(4 pages) 73 2 4.3 Apr/2003

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

Reign of Terror was during the French Revolution.

immediate bloody aftermath , was a product of social, economic, and political forces. The spirit of idealism that gripped France during the early phases of the Revolution gave way to mass paranoia and ... ng the grievances of the French common people. This small victory led to a mass outbreak of fervent idealism among not only the Third Estate of French culture but also among the clergy and the nobilit ...

(7 pages) 194 4 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Micheal Hunt's Lyndon Johnson's War.

son decisions to escalated this war with troop involvement and the idea to "win the war." He blames idealism in the sense it was the miscalculations of the Vietnamese people could endure.What was the ...

(16 pages) 131 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Wilson as a Peace Advocate Out of Touch with Reality.

position of the president on the neutrality positions during the war. She provided the realism and idealism sides of the United States political parties. She supported her facts by direct quotes from ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Personal View on Berkley's Theory of Human Knowledge.

Idealism is the philosophical system developed by an Irish philosopher George Berkeley (1685-1783). ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy


t, and was a clever man because of his nobility. What lead the downfall of the play were his honor, idealism, and poor judgment.Honor is a fundamental basis of Brutus, and is evidently worked out in h ... tremely idealistic, and had an inexperienced personality which was formed by nobility, and loyalty. Idealism leads Brutus to think that everything people tell him is true. Brutus gets stubborn when pe ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jul/2003

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

Psychology and me.

understand. My life is based upon two very simple, sweeping philosophies: pragmatism in actions and idealism in thought. Thus, with these two attitudes, I characterize myself.Pragmatism in actions. I ...

(3 pages) 78 1 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Connections between Dexter's Dream "Winter Dreams" and the American Dream, and F. Scott Fitzgerald's life. Includes outline & works sited.

ugh Dexter's dream can be paralleled to that of the American Dream Fitzgerald presents this idea of idealism in a negative sense saying that in reality the dream can never truly be achieved.I.Introduc ... ldAlthough Dexter's dream parallels to that of the American Dream, Fitzgerald presents this idea of idealism in a negative sense, saying that in reality achieving this dream is impossible. The America ...

(4 pages) 71 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Into The Wild" by Jon Krakauer, about the debate if chris mccandless was a fool or hero, in which i choose a fool. Perhaps paper could use a a little variety in the vocabulary.

What could drive a man to abandon everything, his family, friends and even possession to pursue an Idealism that eventually led to his own death? What can I make of this tremendous tragedy? His confu ...

(2 pages) 108 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The American Dream Within a Corrupt Society, a comparison between life and "The Great Gatsby"

to attain higher status. Though only some characters seek to change their lives for the better, the idealism and spiritualism of the American Dream is inevitably crushed beneath the harsh reality of l ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.6 Dec/2003

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

Analyzing the play 'Dracula' at the Delaware Theater. Mainly opinion and proving opinions.

ount of seating that was provided and expected the room to be a lot bigger. The type of reality was Idealism Romanticism and it was both representational and presentational.There was a small cast of l ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

"The Cycles of American History" Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

rominent political historian continues to reflect on the "recurring struggle between pragmatism and idealism in the American soul" (Time). Faced with a new century, a new millennium, and social and te ...

(2 pages) 48 3 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Defend or Refute - "The Renaissance was a new development, strikingly different from the preceding Middle Ages." - This essay agrees with this quote, and gives many reason as to why.

t then before. People became more secular, and were concerned more with individuality, materialism, idealism and humanism. The invention of the printing press made books cheaper and available for anyo ...

(5 pages) 117 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History