Essays Tagged: "inner conflict"

Laertes' Role in Hamlet

mportance in the play, Hamlet, and much more than one would initially believe, due to his extensive inner conflict. He is good, loyal, and honourable, seeming to possess the greatest virtue of all the ...

(5 pages) 95 0 4.5 Jan/1997

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

Arthur Miller's The Crucible

sses. These personal faults are manifested in the character's actions and in the intricacies of his inner conflict. John Proctor is a man with many moral weaknesses, the first of which are reve ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

How sin cause characters to act differently in the Scarlet Letter

ester is the only one publicly punished for hers, while Rev. Dimmesdale is punished through his own inner conflict caused by the sinful revenge being exacted on him by Chillingworth. Their sins cause ... ieves people will come out and see him as the adulterer he is, though none do (102). This shows the inner struggle going on inside Dimmesdale's mind whether to be revered and loved for someone he is n ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Historical Critism of the "Power and Glory" by Graham Green - a story that depicts a catholic priest who struggles with life's problems.

is a story that depicts a catholic priest who struggles with life's problems associated with faith, inner conflict, love, and addiction, perhaps revealing a parallel with this fictional character, the ... eligion and his conversion to Catholicism enable him to focus on plots where the protagonist was a sinner in a fallen world. Greene was known as a realist who presents life as he really sees it (Yiu 1 ...

(6 pages) 62 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Revolt of Mother" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

r"By, Mary E. Wilkins FreemanIn Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's "The Revolt of Mother," we see a mother's inner conflict of accepting her role as a submissive wife, the one society wants her to be, and know ... sed for her new house.Nevertheless, Sarah decided to voice her disapproval, she waited until after dinner was served and Sammy and Nanny were away. She went to Mr. Penn and asked him, if she could him ...

(5 pages) 181 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Chosen" by Chaim Potok, and "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.

ns. Both characters were raised to respect the rules of their communities, however realize, through inner conflict, and a deeper understanding of self, that the only way to help not only themselves bu ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.

she opts for true love, she will lose her individual freedom. This dilemma creates in Catherine an inner conflict, which leads to her death.Cathy is placed in a real dilemma as she has to choose betw ... f reconciling Edgar and Heathcliff, claiming that Heathcliff "must get accustomed to" Edgar.Cathy's inner conflict is symbolised through the rivalry between Edgar and Heathcliff. We already know that ...

(5 pages) 62 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A book review about the book Bachelorette #1called the Dawnign of REality. It talks bout what teh central theme or message that teh author is tryign to get across.

e to the fullest. As Sarah progresses through a critical period of her life, she struggles with her inner conflict of who she wants to be and who she has become.For instance, lives sometimes tend to b ... hat she has taken for granted the wonderful life and people that she was blessed with.However, this inner conflict is best shown through Jack and Sarah's relationship that, like many other American fa ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Conflict in A Man for All Seasons

, a well respected lawyer and citizen, to support the divorce.This presents Sir Thomas More with an inner conflict. In Robert Bolt's play,A Man for All Seasons, Thomas More resists pressures exerted b ... e of this that she wants More to remain loyal to him. However, Aliceclearly does not understand the inner conflict that More is facing, and More isfrustrated with this. More replies by saying "whateve ...

(7 pages) 70 1 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

King Henry IV Part 1 Passage Analysis - Act 5 Scene 1, lines 115-138.

order and disorder. Such conflict is brought to light by the use of many vehicles, including Hal's inner conflict, the country's political and social conflict, the conflict between the court world an ...

(4 pages) 46 1 5.0 Mar/2004

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

Elie Wiesel- Night

author does not use a great deal of descriptive imagery either. We are shown more of the characters inner conflict rather than a detailed depiction of the setting itself. This further reinforces the f ... author has already established a base from the dialog that connects us more deeply to the story.The inner conflict of the character toward the end of the scene though, when he seems certain he is goin ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Internal Conflict in "Barn Burning" by William Faulkner and "The Chrysanthemums" by John Steinbeck

fferent plot they focus on similar ideas.The story "Barn Burning" by William Faulkner discusses the inner conflict within Sartoris Snopes, a young boy who faced a dilemma. He tries to make a decision ... bout blood ties. And we clearly see how Sarty is affected by these blood ties. Faulkner depicts the inner conflict and dilemma that the main character faces.We start to understand the moral dilemma of ...

(8 pages) 62 1 4.6 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Pathology and Therapy

al distressDefining Neurosis and PsychosisNeurosis - characterized by anxiety, often as a result of inner conflict. The outward signs of anxiety may be hidden, however, as the person uses ego defenses ... .PERSONALITY DISORDERSregarded as long-standing, pervasive, and inflexible patterns of behavior and inner experience that deviate from the expectations of a person's culture and that impair social and ...

(6 pages) 176 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"Hamlet" and the "Lion King".

Hamlet, written by William Shakespeare, had an inner conflict. The main character, Hamlet, struggled with the emotions involving his father's murde ...

(2 pages) 21 0 2.3 Dec/2005

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

"A Hanging" by George Orwell

erform their job responsibilities, through an appearance of a dog to show humanity, and through the inner conflict of the narrator as he participates in and observes the execution.In terms of responsi ... now that the job was done" (Orwell "A Hanging" 1217).Throughout the story, the narrator exposes the inner conflict between duty and humanity. The execution is especially difficult for the narrator bec ...

(4 pages) 58 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Scarlett Letter": "No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true."

ovel, convey this two-faced nature in the countenance of an overbearing Puritan society. It is this inner conflict, existing within all humans, that eventually brings about the downfall of these chara ... Sin and agony have enabled the intellectual scholar-minister to recognize and empathize with other sinners. In the long run, Dimmesdale has not the strength or honesty needed to overcome this sin. He ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Edgar Allan Poe's short story, "The Tell-Tale Heart" - The inner conflict, the state of madness, and emotional breakdown that one's mind can inflict upon itself

rious rage. The Tell-Tale Heart reveals through use of various literary elements and techniques the inner conflict, the state of madness, and emotional breakdown that one's mind can inflict upon itsel ...

(1 pages) 42 0 3.0 Aug/2006

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

Themes in "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamtress" by Dai Sijie

d contribute to the coming of age of our three protagonists. One of the most blatant examples of an inner conflict is that of the narrators. His lust for his best friend's girlfriend ultimately is tes ...

(4 pages) 59 1 4.3 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Comparraison Between We And Wars

-503 was introduced to many irrationalities that did not fit in the world of the One State creating inner conflict because he did not know what to follow: His morals? or his feelings? Morally, D-503 w ... fit his emotions and · into a logical formula of the One State. D-503 confronts many inner conflicts, which are conflicting between morals and emotions.The Protagonist in the novel The ...

(4 pages) 317 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brutus Character Analysis

s Caesar. But what would cause a person to kill a close friend? Brutus' relationship to Caesar, his inner conflict for Rome or for the love of a friend, and his importance to the plot, answer this que ...

(3 pages) 867 0 3.0 Oct/2001

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