Essays Tagged: "inanimate objects"

Pantomime

nds by inventing hand signals and gestures, by adopting physical attitudes, by imitatinganimals and inanimate objects, by acting out the needs of the movement."1 To Romans mime referred to simp ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.9 Sep/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Imagery in Literature

ystery to the poem or story. Imagery is best used in nature, but it can also be used for describing inanimate objects. Many writers even use imagery to display something that cannot be seen, such as w ...

(2 pages) 15792 19 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

cted 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 routine (An ...

(11 pages) 869 5 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Symbols and Meanings in "Moby Dick".

asses many different styles of writing. Herman Melville uses his characters, his locations and even inanimate objects to serve as symbols for his story. This is a story of a man (Ahab), in search of S ...

(9 pages) 152 1 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Thomas Gainsborough: The Blue Boy

ing is out doors, with a panoramic view a valleyto the left of the boy. No other people, animals or inanimate objects are present in the painting. The dark and blusteryappearance of the sky, seem to f ...

(10 pages) 95 1 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Greek god, Morpheus

tasy; these were often the most strange and unrealistic dreams of all. He would appear in dreams as inanimate objects, such as earth, rocks, water and plants. Morpheus, the leader of the tribe, was th ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

Whitman's Writing Techniques

which he uses his narrator is similar to Dickinson except it tends to be more from living people or inanimate objects, and the title of his writings give you a sense of what the poem is about before y ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A close analysis of Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Fall Of The House Of Usher.'

laced on the feelings that the house gives to the unnamed narrator.The imagery of the house and the inanimate objects inside also play a symbolic role in this story. when the narrator approaches the h ... struck by the windows; appearing to be "vacant" and "eye-style" (pg 138). Poe's descriptions of the inanimate objects as objects with life-like characteristics, gives the house a supernatural quality ...

(5 pages) 67 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of "No Exit", and Existentialism.

e's doctrine that existence precedes essence. Sartre believed that a being-for-itself differed from inanimate objects, or a being-in-itself, since humans have the ability to choose and define their in ...

(1 pages) 44 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Controversial Topic on SUV's.

ly unacceptable to show intolerance toward any group of humans, it becomes more tempting to condemn inanimate objects. They can't defend themselves. They can't hire lawyers or take out full-page ads. ... place in society. The author states that some people are misdirecting their anger and hate towards inanimate objects (e.g. machines, vehicles) now that human rights have become a tasteless issue. Kir ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Is nature; hostile, benign or neutral? The effects of nature on humans and other species.

adoes, earthquakes). It also includes the behavior of living animals, and processes associated with inanimate objects.Based on Charles Darwin's "survival of the fittest" theory, Nature is a very po ...

(4 pages) 35 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Poetry analysis: "America" by Tony Hoagland.

ature this is sometimes done through the use of metaphors by using specific words when relating two inanimate objects. A writer might use metaphors in order to hide these messages and not be completel ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Language and Women

a threshold marked "Men only," she knows the admonition is not intended to bar animals or plants or inanimate objects. It is meant for her'; as quoted by Alma Graham. Language is the main source of po ...

(5 pages) 54 1 4.1 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

How do both humans and rose bushes exhibit common characteristics of life?

Uniquely living organisms are separated from inanimate objects by a set of characteristics. If all of these characteristics are present, you will ... on is made. If just one of the unique characteristics are missing is would then be classified as an inanimate system and not considered living.

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays

WAR IS HOLY

sed the word "heaps" to describe the patients.This probably shows that people were being treated as inanimate objects piled on top of each other to emphasise on the pathetic state and shows the lack o ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Wicca

and uses many of the Celtic deities, elements, and nature.Wiccans believe that both animate and inanimate objects possess a spirit, which forms part of the Whole, or “The Cosmic Web”. The ter ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Horse Dealer's Daughter

ativity of the unconscious mind, he sees it as a source of love and happiness. Animals, nature, and inanimate objects are all used as symbols by Lawrence.Human behaviour is often compared to animal be ... y with a slow, moist heavy coldness sinking in and deadening all faculties" (59).Lawrence also uses inanimate objects to help express the feelings of love and happiness. When Mabel changes her clothes ...

(3 pages) 19 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Siddhartha Paper

it instead of himself. His attitude was OK because he learned how to separate the Self, and become inanimate objects. He didn't really have a philosophy yet.2. Siddhartha left the Samanas, found the ...

(1 pages) 549 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Little Hans illustrates perfectly Freud's theories on infantile sexuality and the perversions. Discuss

e aware of the fact that he names his penis his "widdler". Hans goes on to classify all animate and inanimate objects based on whether they have a penis or not. This theory is soon challenged when Han ...

(10 pages) 28 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

What has Dylan Thomas tried to achieve in this passage? How has he used language to try and achieve this?

setting the mood of the play. Dylan Thomas has achieved this through the comparison of animate and inanimate objects with their opposite characteristics. Thomas has given humans the descriptions of i ... r opposite characteristics. Thomas has given humans the descriptions of inanimate objects while the inanimate are given characteristics not dissimilar to those of humans. These descriptions compare th ...

(2 pages) 26 1 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories