Essays Tagged: "Levin"

Tolstoy, and the value he places on characters . Speaks of "Anna Karenina "

racters appearance and actions that give a sense of realism. For example, the waiter that Stiva and Levin encounter at their dinner, although a flat character is definitely presented in a manner which ... the novel and the characters.Perhaps the most realistic of Tolstoy's major characters is Konstantin Levin. Throughout the novel, the reader witnesses the trials of Levin's life and his response to the ...

(7 pages) 82 0 3.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What does it mean to 'think sociologically'? Illustrate your answer with examples from sociological research and from your own experience.

iologists' use while thinking, such as continuity, change, action or form (Krauss 1980: 12-19). For Levin (1996) thinking sociologically is the human extension of seeing sociologically - observing the ... s to consider issues on scales large and small, from the behaviour of individuals within elevators (Levins 1996: 43-4) to explanations for society-wide conflict (Johnson 2000).The work of Emile Durkhe ...

(8 pages) 413 3 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Anna Karenina - To what extent can a novel you have studied be considered the journey of a character or characters?

ety.The novel was originally written and posted in separate installment over a length of time, thus Levin's character grows with Tolstoy. This is evident as certain events unfold in chronically order ... nfold in chronically order simultaneously both in the book and in Tolstoy's life.When we first meet Levin, he is at Oblonsky's work, interrupting a meeting, inpatient and rude. "Without taking off his ...

(7 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Anna Karenina

The passage in which Levin is returning home after a visit to Moscow is a powerful one because of the intense feelings ru ... es a variety of literary elements that make the passage so much stronger and deeper in its meaning. Levin evolves so much over this single subsection in terms of his self-awareness and constantly chan ... t are so often overlooked.The use of "morning" and "evening" shows the different mental stages that Levin is experiencing at that particular time through imagery. When Levin left Moscow in the morning ...

(4 pages) 51 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy

In Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina", the characters of Levin and Anna are devoured by their doubts and their inability to derive meaning from their lives. ... e as a novel, a structured series of events that has form and in which she is in the hands of fate, Levin grapples with his inability to find any form at all to the disordered, and seemingly meaningle ... his life which he nevertheless lives in a determined and resolute fashion. Tolstoy implies through Levin, that though we would like to attribute the qualities we ascribe to Art to our own lives, beca ...

(8 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Circular Relationship: The Role of Trust in Knowledge Management and Organizational Systems

her "impersonal sources" of information still opt for knowledge from their colleagues or superiors (Levin and Cross, 1).What comes into play with knowledge and sharing that information is a need from ... ness, or benevolence, and trust in a person's competence, or abilities (Abrahams, Cross, Lesser and Levin, 66). This type of trust would be invoked during situations of information sharing where a per ...

(7 pages) 154 0 4.6 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Hackers Thought

f internet technology to the general public introduced many brilliant individuals, such as Vladamir Levin, who deceived Citibank's computer to furnish ten million dollars to the Russian hacker gang; M ...

(6 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Serial killers 3

ives that they have become dead to their surroundings and have attained no sense of moral autonomy (Levin & Fox 52). To truly understand a serial killer, society must put aside their media-born mi ... thing peculiar about him and described him as a boy scout type -- courteous, reliable, and helpful (Levin & Fox p. 198). Another documented serial killer said, "It is my belief that the reason I n ...

(9 pages) 70 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Anna Kareninia Review

r then it would be acceptable to be married. This is brought forth through the relationship between Levin and Kitty (actual name is Princess Catherine Alexandrova Shcherbatskaya). They meet originally ... t is turned down by Kitty's love for Vronsky. Only after Vronsky turns Kitty down, will Kitty marry Levin. This is odd that people would be wed because it is the next person on someone's list. Even th ...

(2 pages) 392 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy

chausen Syndrome by Proxy        Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MBP), as stated by Levin and Sheridan (1995), is “the deliberate creation of actual or apparent illness or the false ... Mothers might be lonely and feel isolated, on rare occasions they may have a personality disorder (Levin and Sheridan, 1995)        There are several warning signs of MBP. Several thi ...

(9 pages) 20 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The country setting in Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina"

ction. Tolstoy uses a country and city setting to establish his point of view through the character Levin, who seems to belong to the countryside. It is idyllic how farmers and agriculture in this nov ... ch results in physical and spiritual contentment.Tolstoy's thoughts are revealed in the thoughts of Levin, who despises city life and that society, because of their irresponsible lifestyle and their i ...

(2 pages) 1662 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Priming Effects of Counterfactual Thinking

to the message arguments. Further, given the robust nature of framing effects in consumer behavior (Levin. Scheider and Gaeth 1998) framed messages would provide a strong test of the strength of count ... rfactual thinking and advertising responses.” Journalof Consumer Research, 28 (March). 650-658.Levin. Irwin P.. Schneider. Sandra L. and Gary J. Gaeth (1998).“All frames are not created equa ...

(4 pages) 13 1 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Another Necessary Evil: A Justification of Torture

the lives of many innocents must be saved even at the price of hurting the one who endangers them" (Levin 809). It is undeniable that in instances where civilians and citizens are at risk of attack, a ... h About Torture." Current Issues and EnduringQuestions. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2008. 812-820.Levin, Michael. "The Case for Torture." Current Issues and Enduring Questions. Boston:Bedford/St. Ma ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The UK housing market

lead to higher demand of houses, as the investors would have to pay a reduced interest to the bank (Levin et al., 2009).•Consumer confidenceWhen the consumers feel pessimistic about their future, ... Volume 5, Issue # 11, 2008, Eric J. and Pryce, Gwilym B.J. 'What Determines the Price Elasticity of House Supply? Real In ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics