Essays Tagged: "Miller"

Advanced Technology of todays society using Arthur Miller litt as perspective.

r, people were forced to live and work in unfit and extremely hot temperatures. According to Arthur Miller, "Given the heat, people smelled, of course, but some smelled a lot worse than others" (Mille ... ple smelled, of course, but some smelled a lot worse than others" (Miller 186). The conditions that Miller described are completely different from today's standards of living. For example, although an ...

(2 pages) 93 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

All My Sons , Miller's Chief Criticism Of American Society

A shot was heard throughout the Keller home as Joe ended his guilty, worthless life. Miller criticizes that American society has become corrupt- a place of selfishness, where people car ... esses that money seems to be the key factor that drives society to this level of corruption. Miller emphasizes this point in several ways. The first example is that Keller knowingly ships out c ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller, clearly a representation of the true meaning of tragedy.

Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible' is clearly a representation of the true meaning oftragedy. John Proctor was, ... esentation of the true meaning oftragedy. John Proctor was, in fact, the medium, the tool, of which Miller utilized toconvey a universal depiction of tragedy. A broad definition of a tragic hero is ap ... and scheme of things. This mistake leads to suffering, whichultimately leads to a self-realization. Miller, himself, has said, 'Tragedy, then, is theconsequence of a man's total compulsion to evaluate ...

(5 pages) 112 0 4.9 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Canticle For Leibowitz" by Arthur M. Miller Jr.

Walter Miller, in the novel A Canticle For Leibowitz, mocks the way we are as humans, particularly in those ... fun at the attention to impractical details, such as to the spent copying the Leibowitz blueprints. Miller also mocks humans by describing the inordinate amount of attention and energy given to a spir ... a spiritual being such as Leibowitz, as today's society worships God. Finally, the most absurd way Miller mocks today's society occurs when he describes how they do not give something very important ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare and contrast: The Canterbury Tales

A COMPARISON AND CONTRAST:THE KNIGHT'S AND MILLER'S TALES REVISITEDThe Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer is a classic piece wherein pilgrims ... piece wherein pilgrims tell tales during their journey to a holy shrine in Canterbury. A Knight and Miller are two of the pilgrims. Chaucer gives personality to each character wherein a drunken Miller ... t, being the noblest amongst the pilgrims, is invited to speak first. The second tale-teller is the Miller. The Miller speaks second, not by invitation, but as a way to repay the Knight's romantic tal ...

(13 pages) 242 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

Conformity, Imbalance of Power, and Social Injustice in The Crucible by Arthur Miller.A "Great Drama" is a play in which an audience can find personal relevance. It is something w ... ce can relate to. A great drama should having meaning to audiences for multiple generations. Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" successfully related to its audience and left us with messages that still ec ... with messages that still echo today. The Crucible must be considered to be a great drama because of Miller's skillful play writing which created a script that not only addressed the idea of conformity ...

(5 pages) 175 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arthur Miller's intended message of the need of individualism in a uniform (Puritan) society.

t of being an individual in a uniform society could possibly lead to death. In The Crucible, Arthur Miller relates the Salem witchcraft trials to the modern acts of McCarthyism being practiced. He use ... events and characters in the play to describe what occurs in both situations. One of the characters Miller uses to describe his ideas is John Proctor. Miller uses Proctor's moral ambiguity to express ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Arthur miller

A leading American playwright, Arthur Miller, b. New York City, Oct. 17,1915, has enriched the Broadway stage for several decades. Althoug ... amilial settings, he has made a reputation for dealing with contemporary political and moral issues.Miller began writing plays while a student at the University of Michigan, where several of his drama ... Salesman (1949; film, 1952), winner of both the Drama Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize--Miller condemned the American ideal of prosperity on the grounds that few can pursue it without maki ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An analysis of Chaucer's Miller's Tale

Scholars, critics and readers of The Miller's Tale should not try and find a moral, a revelation or historical context with his words - t ... tion or historical context with his words - there is none. McDaniel does exactly the opposite: "the Miller has preached a sermon on the sin of pride, couching his homily in the vulgar garb of a naught ... ther than this stating that the three men are "victims of vanity." There is only one reason for the Miller to tell such a tale and that is to "quite the Knyghtes tale"(3127) . The author and our narra ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of western films "Shane" and "High Noon"

to Amy, Harvey's (Lloyd Bridges), resignation as deputy and Hellen's (Katy Jurado) background with Miller (Sheb Wooley), are supported by the use of real time editing. Kane's marriage occurred less t ... ot only the cowardice of Harvey, but also the loneliness Kane experienced. Hellen's background with Miller is not fully revealed, however the audience is aware of its severity due to real time editing ...

(9 pages) 83 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

oetics, the tragic mode is archaic, "fit only for the very highly placed, the kings or the kingly" (Miller "Tragedy and the Common Man").In contrast, in a modern tragedy "the common man is as apt a su ... modern tragedy "the common man is as apt a subject for tragedy in its highest sense as kings were" (Miller "Tragedy and the Common Man"). One did not need to be the aristocracy or royalty in order to ...

(11 pages) 36 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Affirmative Action

rmative action is and the different types of affirmative action currently in place. According to Dr Miller, affirmative action is a selection process intended to make the chances of success of members ... nto consideration how Strong Affirmative Action Cases benefit the general welfare. According to Dr. Miller's handout, such programs do this in the following ways: benefiting the people who get the pos ...

(7 pages) 100 4 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Case Studies - Millers international Ltd

Millers international Ltd, a U.S. originated multinational firm that manufactures processed food inc ... the target market chosen and their international marketing strategy approach. The adaptations that Millers took are the results of their careful exploration of the Sri Lankan market condition and thu ... al source of higher profit margins or of more added-on profits." (Czinkota and Ronkainen, page 269) Millers took a pro-active strategic approach to management as it tried to take a long-term view to a ...

(6 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Arthur Miller's Treatment of Women

Throughout "Death of a Salesman", Arthur Miller presents a very bleak view of women. From the male opinion, to their place in the play, women ... eir place in the play, women were subjugated. Some may think this was just a role set out by Arthur Miller for this play. I find this difficult to believe given the ubiquity, leaving me to think that ... subtle nuances. Factors like setting and relationships. Through this essay I will make clear Arthur Miller’s true opinion on women evident via events, characters, setting, relationships and dialo ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Crucible

individual connection and courage, and also the dangers of making judgments about important beliefs Miller explores that paradox between allowing individual freedom and thereby creating a society in w ... individual connection and courage, and also the dangers of making judgments about important beliefs Miller explores that paradox between allowing individual freedom and thereby creating a society in w ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Canterbury Tales

The Knight's Tale shared similarities with the Reeve's Tale and especially the Miller's Tale. These tales along with similarities shared their differences. These factors made thes ... or, and chivalry. Vulgarity is not found in the Knight's Tale. On the other hand, the brawny Miller is a bore not noted for his honesty due to his drunkenness. His tale is comical, immoral and ... ted for his honesty due to his drunkenness. His tale is comical, immoral and full of vulgarity. The Miller's Tale mocks the chivalry and nobility of the Knight's Tale. In comparison to the Knight's Ta ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Arthur Miller's (Death of a Salesman) views on present society

Willy, the mentally unstable salesman from Arthur Miller’s play “Death of a Salesman,” is Miller’s tool in a play that criticizes ... Miller’s tool in a play that criticizes our changing American society. Some critics claim that Miller uses the play to express the unpleasantness in a changing society. Although Miller is not exp ... as a declining society.“How do they whip cheese?” Willy asks as a metaphor to expressing Miller’s views against the increasingly industry based America. The “whipped cheese” ...

(3 pages) 30 1 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller is considered one of the "five most important American writers for the theatre in the twentie ... h century". After the production of his second full-length, professional play, All My Sons in 1947, Miller was given the title of "'major' playwright". This international reputation has been known to ... n to put a heavy burden on an artist at any time. After the 1949 production of Death of a Salesman, Miller was considered as "one of the world's most important living dramatists…". This made la ...

(2 pages) 537 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Comparing and Contrasting "The Miller's Tale" and "The Reeve's Tale" The Miller's Tale and The Reeve's Tale of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

The fabliaux, "The Reeve's Tale" and "The Miller's Tale" of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, express similar characteristics yet simul ... teristics yet simultaneously express differences. "The Reeve's Tale" is far more perverse than "The Miller's Tale", which is expressed as a story of slapstick humor and ignorance. Both "The Reeve's Ta ... ", which is expressed as a story of slapstick humor and ignorance. Both "The Reeve's Tale" and "The Miller's Tale" coincide on the topic of deception. Both of these tales express the theme of revenge. ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Capstone Case Brief

Miller v. StateSupreme Court of Nevada, 1996991 P. 2d 1183People in the United States commit crimes ... porary insanity as it relates to criminal procedures. One of the most significant court decision is Miller Vs State Supreme Court of Nevada, 1996 991 P.2d 1183.FactsOn May 8, 1993, hearing a commotion ... aring a commotion, Officer Maria Jordan went to an upstairs neighbor’s apartment; when John K. Miller opened the door she noticed bloodstains on Miller’s clothes. Officers responded to the 9 ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays