Essays Tagged: "Paranoia"

The War America Can't Win

e expansion of law enforcements ability to encroach on the personal lives of ordinary citizens, and paranoia and distrust. If its not obvious already, I am referring to the war on drugs.As time goes o ...

(5 pages) 188 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Paranoia in "Hands", by Sherwood Anderson "Eveline", by James Joyce and "Summer Solstice, New York City" by Sharon Olds

It seems that in all three of these works there is a sense of paranoia. In 'Hands' a man is fearful of what might happen if he continues to do as he has done in t ... g his body over the edge of a building.Straight from the text of Hands, a story about a man and his paranoia of his own hands. An example of Wing Biddlebaums fear. 'Wing Biddlebaum forever frightened ... ing that he tried so hard not to do happen. He touched someone, when he realized it I feel that the paranoia set in. 'For once he forgot his hands. Slowly they stole their way upon George Willard's sh ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

by Hitchcock's films. Several themes are common to both: the madness that exists in the world, the paranoia caused by isolation which guides people's actions, the conflict between appearance and real ... appears and the pond in which Norman Bates entombs the cars and bodies of his victims.It is fear or paranoia which guides the actions of the two madmen. Roderick is a 'bounden slave' to 'an anomalous ...

(5 pages) 81 1 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

This essay is about hate on the internet

one in their place, even by religious beliefs. The Internet seems to have pushed all our buttons of paranoia, especially these days, when we're already confused and frightened by all the violence and ...

(8 pages) 238 0 5.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

A Seperate Peace. The question asks how Gene's paranoia and jelousy ultimately brought about his betrayal of Finny. Includes direct quotations from the novel.

d the limb of a tree that Finny was standing on which made him fall. Gene's own competitiveness and paranoia are ultimately the factors which seriously jeopardize Finny's well being. Gene's paranoia a ... being. Gene's paranoia and jealousy are what ultimately brought about his betrayal of Finny.Gene's paranoia and jealousy were controlling him when he jounced the limb Finny stood on. Gene delved into ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

1984 by George Orwell - Book Report

e watching him. In the story 1984, people can be watched through TVs (telescreens). Because of this paranoia, he found a place in his apartment were he could sit without being seen. He spends much of ...

(4 pages) 64 2 2.6 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors


hen the subject is Iraq, the United States stillfeel a need to act as International Police.Saddam's paranoia about plots to over-throw him has meant the death ofmany. One incident caused a Squadron Co ...

(4 pages) 132 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

TITLE- EASY RIDER This essay looks at the use of music in the film Easy Rider and how the film used pop music to guide and infulence the story.

oad film" a story about the search for freedom in a conformist and corrupt America, in the midst of paranoia, bigotry and violence. It was made in the year of the Woodstock concert, but the tone of th ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

The character of Chief Bromden in the story "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey. the essay analyses the character of Chief Bromden.

d the Chief into a paranoid, insecure and reserved man.The reader gets a glimpse of Chief Bromden's paranoia in the beginning of the novel. His paranoia mostly takes the form of hallucinations, he bel ... he way Chief is creeping along wall that makes the black boys stare at him the way they do. Chief's paranoia is caused by his unwillingness to conform to society. He searches for reasons that he can a ...

(3 pages) 105 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Caligula: In Sickness and in Wealth This is a term paper about the life, reign and downfall of the Roman emperor Caligula

ent and benevolent ways. Caligula had anything but a normal childhood. He lived in an atmosphere of paranoia, suspicion, and murder. As a child, Gaius accompanied his father on military campaigns wher ...

(18 pages) 102 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Revolution of Reverend Hale Analytical essay on The Crucible by Arthur Miller.

hrough. In Arthur Miller's 1952 satirical play, The Crucible, this Puritan community is filled with paranoia and hysteria regarding witchcraft and the fear of correspondence with the devil. Because of ... so his accuracy. Just like the people of Salem, Reverend Hale's disillusionment soon turns him into paranoia of witchcraft. The idea of witchcraft is an abstract idea. Because of the intangibility of ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Graphic design response to Bowling for Columbine

h a sullen look on their faces.This movie was a roller coaster ride of human history, violence, and paranoia, touching on so many issues I would have to go back and see it several more times before I ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.9 Jan/2003

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

Pre 1914 Prose Task, A essay about 5 victorian stories and the role of mystery in them.

itious mystery because the reader does not know if the happenings in "The Red Room" are a result of paranoia, or of a supernatural cause."The Adventure of the Speckled Band" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ... I think it was good how the reader did not know if what happened in the red room was the result of paranoia or of something supernatural, although it was quite hard to understand that at times."The S ...

(7 pages) 57 0 1.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"1984" by Orson Wells

Kellen Reimers1984Back during the time of World War II, paranoia swept across the globe. Hitler, brainwashing thousands of people into fighting for him, nea ...

(3 pages) 7719 0 2.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Reign of Terror was during the French Revolution.

e spirit of idealism that gripped France during the early phases of the Revolution gave way to mass paranoia and extremism, culminating in Robespierre's cruel regime. In the beginning of the French Re ... nts that would eventually lead toward the Reign of Terror.Generally, an atmosphere of suspicion and paranoia fueled the Reign of Terror. The King, accused of treasonous actions against the Republic, b ...

(7 pages) 194 4 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

We fear what we do not understand.

s have a vast history of conflicts with what they do not understand. This turn of events has led to paranoia and eventually the destruction of what we personally judge is a source of danger.The first ... iety, even though the vast majority of people were not directly affected. Unfortunately this led to paranoia, and ultimately a severe reduction in the population of the sharks.Due to the lack of knowl ...

(5 pages) 82 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"The Crucible" - Character analysis on Abigail and how her character influences events in the story with quotes and excerpts to back up the information.

ive for being married to the one she loves.Throughout the play, the people of Salem are consumed by paranoia and fear. Abigail is able to prey on that fear, as well as every other humanly weakness, an ... do her will. With a combination of lies and threats, as well as her capability to take advantage of paranoia and hysteria, Abigail seems to be an untouchable antagonist.Even as one first starts readin ...

(3 pages) 49 0 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Show how the ways the author constructed one of the core texts helped you to understand the main ideas of the Blade Runner.

he nature of social stratification, the triumph of morality, illusion and reality and the notion of paranoia. The opening credits and crawl of information as well as his use of film noir, motifs, imag ... nce between illusions and reality.Another theme associated with Blade Runner: The Director's Cut is paranoia. Scott has a very Orwellian view of the future. The reflection in the eye in the beginning ...

(10 pages) 111 0 4.5 Aug/2003

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

Alzheimer's Disease.

dementia) includes difficulty with speech and language, personality changes, wandering, depression, paranoia and hallucinations. In Stage III (severe dementia) the patient looses the ability to perfor ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Persuasive Essay on the Harmful effects Marijuana has on the Human Body.

onsuming the narcotic one may experience harmful effects from marijuana use such as hallucinations, paranoia, psychotic episodes, impaired coordination, impaired motor ability and extreme mood swings ...

(3 pages) 331 4 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol