Essays Tagged: "Narcissus"

Critique of the article 'Myth of Narcissus: economic lifeblood of the catwalk' by Lia Darby.

'Myth of Narcissus: economic lifeblood of the catwalk' by Lia Darby is a poorly constructed and argued articl ... n't lead naturally to the conclusion she obviously wants us to draw.The central premise of 'Myth of Narcissus: economic lifeblood of the catwalks' is that the ideal of beauty when taken to excess is d ... ialities get in the way of doing worthwhile things. The author is claiming the moral to the myth of Narcissus: excessive vanity leads to self-destruction, is still relevant in our society today. Her c ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

On Narcissism: Psychological Theories and Therapeutic Interventions in the Narcissistic Disorders

nd to dehumanize him or her. The narcissist conjures in us images ofthe mythological character Narcissus who could only love himself, rebuffing anyone whoattempted to touch him. Nevertheless ... l phenomena was first madeby Ellis in 1898. Ellis described a special state of auto-erotism as Narcissus like, inwhich the sexual feelings become absorbed in self admiration (Goldberg, 1980). ...

(17 pages) 216 1 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Comparison Between The Metamorphosis, by Kafka, and metamorphosis, by Salvatore Dali

with precise accuracy, striving to make his paintings as realistic as possible.In Greek mythology, Narcissus was a beautiful young youth, who fell in love with his own reflection, and then drowned wh ... red, but a flower, which was named after him was. The left side of this painting shows the kneeling Narcissus, outlined by the craggy rocks of what could only be Cape Creus's. On the right side of the ...

(4 pages) 148 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Love" in "Narcissus and Goldmund" (a novel by Herman Hesse)

more of them. Only when this point has been reached, true love will bepresent. As the story begins, Narcissus and Goldmund already have a very specialrelationship is growing and changing as the novel ... lity untilthe very end.The relationship begins innocently enough. Goldmund is a young student, whileNarcissus is his older mentor at the Mariabronn cloister. Goldmund admires the learnedmind and disce ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

THE TRAGIC FLAW OF OEDIPUS The tragic flaw of Oedipus that caused him suffering all his life. This is about the book Oedipus Rex by Sophocles.

reatness. Oedipus is in love with his idealized self, but neither the grandiose nor the depressive "Narcissus" can really love himself (Miller 67). All of the above characteristics make Oedipus a trag ...

(4 pages) 523 0 4.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Running head: Narcissistic Personality Disorder Narcissistic personality disorder and its psychopathology. Treatments and overview of varies theories.

e tend to dehumanize him or her. The narcissist conjures in us images of the mythological character Narcissus who could only love himself, rebuffing anyone who attempted to touch him. Nevertheless, it ... al discussion of the disorder with his 1914 paper "on narcissism". The disorder takes its name from narcissus, who in Greek mythology was the son of a river god and a nymph. As a young man he was know ...

(25 pages) 292 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Echo and Narcissus

Echo & NarcissusThe tale of Echo and Narcissus is a fascinating story. I understood the whole story, but I ... s in the story. One of the parts in the story that I did not appreciate is why the story focuses on Narcissus more then Echo? Another part I really couldn't comprehend is why did the nymphs always go ... was like that toward nymphs? Other then that, it was an interesting myth to read. Echo and Narcissus was a tale of love and suffering. Echo was a beautiful nymph. She had a love for the woods ...

(2 pages) 35 2 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Greek Mythology: Naricissus relevancy to today. vanity

Many tales have been told of Narcissus, the son of a god who fell to his peril due to his own vanity and love for himself. The st ... y and love for himself. The story is told according to The Mythology Guide, and this is how it goes:Narcissus was cruel not in the case of Echo alone. He shunned all the rest of the nymphs as he had d ... , purple within, and surrounded with white leaves, which bears the name and preserves the memory of Narcissus.(paraphrased from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book III, Narcissus and Echo, lines 477-745) ...

(8 pages) 45 1 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"Do not be deceived by beauty" or "looks are deceiving".

med by their beauty and believe that they are the center of attention.One example that can describe Narcissus is the Beast from the classic Disney movie "The Beauty and the Beast". When the movie star ... ks can sometimes payoff at times but often people can put themselves into serious consequences like Narcissus who was punished and was to stay by the water and look at himself in the reflections for t ...

(2 pages) 29 2 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Dusk Till Dawn!!

here and thereLike opals of an April dawn.A sudden breath I draw with a smileAs thousands blooms of NarcissusOn a grassy slope not far away I see.Light be sipped from the worldly cupWith straws of sun ... e splendors and colors of my fieldAs in a wakening aghast I advanced up the fieldTo the slope where Narcissus once I had perceivedUp and with turns I went abroad to its paddockPicked at the locks of g ...

(3 pages) 20 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Valuing Life

lace in the near future? The debate continues on. Carol Foote presents the heated debate in "Narcissus Cloned," which gives an assessment of the pros and cons on genetic engineering. She ... of an individual? The process could only hurt individuality. Why would we want to destroy this? In "Narcissus Cloned," Emmanuel Levinas, a French philosopher once argued that the cloning process ...

(6 pages) 391 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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ual devotion from his wife as he is to her.3. In Sonnet 35 the speaker compares his eyes to narcissus and his own-self infatuation.4. In the first four lines the speaker writes his wi ...

(2 pages) 1531 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

William wodsworth

(2 pages) 866 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Hades / Pluto Greek / Roman God

to the Romans. His only weakness was his passion for Persephone. The plants sacred to him were the narcissus and the cypress. All black animals such as black cats, sheep and cows were also sacred to ...

(2 pages) 2012 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

a rose

ethargy" also points in the direction the tale is moving, which is toward the famous fountain where Narcissus falls in love with himself, known in The Romance of the Rose as the Fountain of Love. A ... and in the stone, on the border of the upper side, had cut small letters saying that there the fair Narcissus died" (Lorris and Meun 50). Initially, this frightens the Dreamer, "I drew back a little, ...

(9 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Sonnet 1 - "From fairest creatures we desire increase"

en drew on Greek and Latin myth and legend in his works, we see a possible allusion to the story of Narcissus in the fair lord's obsession with his own appearance. The fair lord seems not only obsesse ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

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