Essays Tagged: "obsessions"


s scene, where Duncan announced Malcom as his future successor, that Macbeth's thoughts became evil obsessions. A power was taking over him, his own flaw from evil, brought about by the weird sisters. ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.1 Oct/1996

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

A comparison of Alfred Hitchcock and Edgar Allan Poe. For both madness exists in the world

any common traits although they are also quite different. They are victims of their fears and their obsessions. Norman who seems agreeable and shy is, in reality, a homicidal maniac who has committed ...

(5 pages) 81 1 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Psychology and Religion" How is psychology present in religion? How might some dangerous behavior be linked with religious beliefs? Is religion useful or detrimental to society?

does tend to make the person exceptional and eccentric...They have known no measure, been liable to obsessions and fixed ideas; and frequently they have fallen into trances, heard voices, seen visions ...

(4 pages) 348 4 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This essay describes how the story Romeo and Juliet is altered when transferred from stage to the film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes.

love, sex, death, adolescent angst, (just to name a few) are natural curiosities, and for some even obsessions, for the world writ large, which is, ostensibly, the reason the play has enjoyed success ...

(14 pages) 312 6 4.5 Dec/2002

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

Beowulf vs. Beowulf. This essay goes into detail about who Beowulfs real enemy is.

gins shortly after his defeat of Grendel. Beowulf's real enemy seems to exist within himself as two obsessions: to be the best man of his time and to be absolutely loyal to his lord and his people. Be ...

(4 pages) 156 0 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Humbert's obsession with Lolita, lust vs. love in "Lolita" by Nabakov

ssive-compulsive behavior which he cannot control, and therefore keeps returning for her. Humbert's obsessions can be clearly recognized in his behaviors when looked upon in H. R. Beech's Obsessional ...

(4 pages) 101 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Phycology - Adolesence.

very difficult. The preoccupation with bodies at this age cannot be overstated. Small flaws become obsessions. Just at this point that their bodies are becoming rounder, girls are told that thin is b ...

(4 pages) 154 4 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Unreliable narration in The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro and Love and Death in Long Island by Gilbert Adair. Vanderbilt.

zuo Ishiguro and Love and Death in Long Island by Gilbert Adair are both preoccupied with different obsessions, and for this reason, they are unreliable narrators.The scene with Stevens' father in The ... y Gilbert Adair and Stevens from The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro have one thing in common, obsessions that overshadow their lives and judgment. Stevens is so concerned with his work that he l ...

(6 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Effects of aging on beauty and societies views on growing older.

ized notions of the ideal body reverberate back upon women as 'a dark vein of self hatred, physical obsessions, terror of aging, and dread of lost control'" according to Naomi Wolf (Schiebinger 2002:3 ...

(12 pages) 392 1 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

ople with Obsessive Compu7lsive Disorder.Obsessive Compulsive Disorder usually involves having both obsessions and compulsions, though a person with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder may sometimes have on ... Compulsive Disorder usually suffer more or a lot longer then they generally should.There are common obsessions and common compulsions that make up the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder symptoms. Some typi ...

(8 pages) 163 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

OCD in children and the role of the teacher and other school staff members in helping to identify and work with parents.

size elementary school (Adams, Burke, p.2). Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is defined separately as obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are referred to as "thoughts, impulses, urges, or images that ... that seem to force their way into a person's thinking" (Adams, Burke, p.2). Some of the most common obsessions that children and adolescents with OCD have include "fear of contamination/serious illnes ...

(6 pages) 147 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Herman Melville's classic novel,"Moby Dick".

the characters Ahab and Starbuck. Ahab was the whaling ship's captain who had no morals and let his obsessions bring himself down. Conversely, Starbuck had morals which provided him with opposing stre ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How to attract girls.

ways more complex. The men are so confusedabout what women think about them that it can create some obsessions. Itcan lower Your self-esteem. Do not let it happen!Despite of the difficulties it is exc ...

(3 pages) 53 0 2.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Each Man's Son" and "No Great Mischief" Characters Obsession.

SummaryCharacters ObsessionAlexander MacleodAlexander Macdonald had many obsessions regarding his past that he was unable to escape from. The first, and probably most signif ...

(6 pages) 67 1 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Edvard Munch 1863-1944.

wegian artist whose brooding and anguished paintings and graphic works, based on personal grief and obsessions, were instrumental in the development of expressionism.Edvard Munch grew up in Norway's c ...

(2 pages) 68 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Treatments for OCD(obsessive compulsion dissorder).

, resulting in repetitive "worrying and anxious thoughts" over and over.These thoughts are known as obsessions and people who experience them havecompulsions, which they act out on in a variety of sym ...

(2 pages) 156 2 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Use a noun phrase also] [good thesis statement with major points][No line space between paragraphs]Obsessions are defined as a recurring thought that a person considers senseless or terrible but cann ... s own surrounded by fear and an obsession that is consuming his life.[use plain text for inentation]Obsessions are usually followed or combined with compulsions. A compulsion is a need to repeat an ac ...

(5 pages) 203 3 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

AS Good as it Gets and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

. According to the DSM IV-TR, the essential features of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder are recurrent obsessions and compulsions that are severe enough to be time consuming, at least one hour a day or m ... ight be obsessed with might include germs, dirt, religious thoughts, and sexual thoughts or images. Obsessions may also center around special numbers, in Melvin's case, the number five.Compulsions are ...

(7 pages) 159 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Choose one anxiety disorder, and evaluate the types of treatment used, and their effectiveness.

ame suggests, in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the profound sense of anxiety is reflected in obsessions, and compulsions. Obsessions are recurrent thoughts, or images that do not feel voluntari ... cause it is reinforcing, become more likely to be engaged in.According to the psycho dynamic model, obsessions are defence mechanisms that serve to occupy the mind, and displace more threatening thoug ...

(9 pages) 204 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The Effects of Entertainment on the Taste of Humanity or Where are we going?" - Neal Gabler's 2003 AP Free Respoonse Question

ture is heavily focused on the entertainment industry and looks to it as a model for new trends and obsessions. As entertainment gradually pushes the limits in what is acceptable, our cultures echo th ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community