Essays Tagged: "imitation"

This essay, Bad advertising, is about the effect the media has on children in our society today. It specifically focuses on television watching.

in shaping behavior and developing value systems. It may lead to a gradual acceptance of violence, imitation of violence, and the identification of violence within themselves.The more a child views a ... r of violence, or to gradually be able to accept it as a part of the world. It also can lead to the imitation of violence from the children.Television violence causes an imitation and a heightened sen ...

(3 pages) 339 1 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Sophocles:The Legend of Greek Tragedy

force behind Sophocles' great tragedies. Aristotle wrote, "Tragedy should be a serious and complete imitation of action; it should arouse pity and fear and provide a catharsis, or purging of these emo ...

(4 pages) 168 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Music is lacking in integrity and originality (i.e. too much sampling and covering): an example essay

c. Is there any originality in music anymore? In general, popular music and culture has become an imitation of an imitation. Almost everything found in music today is sampled music from yesterday, m ...

(3 pages) 118 0 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Imitation; Truthful or Deceptive? The concept of art to Plato and Aristotle

te notions of art are based upon the same fundamental assumption: that art is a form of mimesis, of imitation. Both philosophers are concerned with the artist?s ability to have significant impact on o ... guments by their different conceptions of the reality that art professes to imitate, the process of imitation, and the inherent strengths and weaknesses of imitation as a form of artistic expression m ...

(7 pages) 227 1 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"If thought corrupt language, language can corrupt thought", this is a statemnt from an essay "politics and the English language"written by George Orwell.

the English language" written by George Orwell. He says, " A bad usage can spread by tradition and imitation". The whole essay is mocking other writers on their language usage. He claims that the lan ...

(4 pages) 218 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aristotle's Poetics. It examines and explains an excerpt from the philosopher's work. The essay examines the way in which tragedy works and affects its audience, according to Aristotle.

Aristotle, poetry, along with other art forms, is based, more than anything, in man's "instinct" of imitation. Tragedy, which Aristotle regards as a superior form of drama, is a particular type of thi ... ype of this imitation which follows specific formulas in order to achieve its goals. Tragedy "is an imitation of an action that is serious, complete and of a certain magnitude." It uses "artistic" lan ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"The Glass Menagerie"by Tennessee Williams.

d" (Williams 80; sc. 6), he proves his generosity through his actions.In order for Tom to be a true imitation of his absent father, he is going to have to meet certain criteria. Amanda, Tom's mother, ...

(6 pages) 89 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Intellectual Property Law in Australia.

he Copyright Act 1968 Cth:(a)The reverse engineering and adaptation of the computer software;(b)The imitation of the look and feel of the fabrics and the jewellery;(c)The confusion of some consumers a ... l be important for Mondo Designs to establish that Diva was aware that a copyright existed .(b) THE IMITATION OF THE LOOK AND FEEL OF THE FABRICS AND THE JEWELLERYAs mentioned previously the Copyright ...

(10 pages) 135 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Effects of teenage on media.

in mind. Violent programmer may depress some people, shock others, de-sensitize some and encourage imitation by a few." (BBC Handbook-Guidelines for T.V Producers Regarding Violence and Censorship)Th ...

(9 pages) 191 1 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

What is art?

s defined as the "Human effort to imitate, supplement, alter, or counteract the work of nature." An imitation, for example, would be a painting or statue of a famous king. It represents a duplicate im ...

(2 pages) 72 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Do infants have an innate ability to recognise the human face and imitate facial expressions?

nts are born with innate abilities has not been resolved, but by looking at research conducted into imitation with neonates Meltzoff and Moore (1977, 1983) and by considering possible functions of imi ... bles them to learn, and recognise their mothers by, external features.Piaget (1951), considered the imitation of facial gestures to be a key developmental stage, which was reached at 8-12 months, and ...

(7 pages) 124 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The life of buddha.

, spiritual, and material aspects of any culture that are transmitted orally, by observation, or by imitation. People sharing a culture may have in common an occupation, language, ethnicity, age, or g ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Summary of Walter Benjamin's essay, " The of art in the age of mechanical reproduction".

Art in the Age of Mechanical ReproductionSummaryWorks of art have always been reproducible, through imitation. Mechanical reproduction characterizes a new period in reproduction, with new limits and r ...

(3 pages) 15306 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Contrasting parenting styles in poems "Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden and "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke.

uide children toward an independent adulthood. Morals and lessons are developed through discipline, imitation, and learned respect for oneself and society. Some parents show love and affection whereas ...

(3 pages) 138 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Comparison of Daniel Defoe's Roxana. A woman who has "fallen" into sin to Milton's epic "Paradise Lost"

the fall as one of repetition and replication, which attempts to regain a form of paradise through imitation. Defoe conveys the curse of the fall through his protagonist Roxana by linking images of i ... r regain the original Eden or paradise. The closest that a fallen world can come to paradis is mere imitation.Defoe's novel Roxana traces the history and life of a once bourgeoisie woman by the name R ...

(9 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oedipus Rex- Conflict and the Essence of Drama

predicted because balance cannot be achieved by constantly questing to be number one. Oedipus is an imitation of this kind of character who will always end in destruction.One of the best examples of t ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A critical analysis of the sonnet by Sir Thomas Wyatt beginning "My galley charged with Forgetfulness" and of The sonnet by Samuel Daniel entitled "Care-charmer Sleep".

wise follows this petrarchan sonnet form. One of the principle practices of this period was that of imitation, where one poet would imitate the form or themes of other poets. This is what Wyatt did in ...

(10 pages) 53 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Conventions Of classic Greek Tragedy mention the role of thespis, Dionysus The Chorus and the Dithyramb

core evidence that this is true, as said by Aristotle a crowning of a king is a firm reality not an imitation and a play is an imitation of an action [drama] not an action its self. The theatre howeve ...

(4 pages) 47 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

What were the reforms of Catherine the Great meant to achieve?

creating a court to rival Versailles, and developing a national culture that would be more than an imitation of French models. Her projects obviously were too numerous to carry out, even if she could ...

(7 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Parody is the greatest compliment to the original- discuss in relation to the mouse trap by agatha christie and the real inspector hound by tom stoppard

"Parody is the greatest compliment to the original"By definition, parody is a comic imitation of a piece of writing. The essence of parody is the treatment of a light theme in the styl ...

(7 pages) 53 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers