Essays Tagged: "pessimistic"

Fossil Fuels

on until the demand is needed,it's the old supply and demand scenario. Although my opinion may seem pessimistic ifyou look at past events it points to the supply and demand scenario.During World War I ...

(2 pages) 150 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Explanatory Style and Depression

ry style and depression, I found some ideas that could help schools develop programs to reduce the "pessimistic explanatory style" in children. Scientists who have studied the effects of thoughts and ... tists who have studied the effects of thoughts and feelings have discovered that these hopeless and pessimistic thoughts bring on anxiety and depression. Anxiety and depression is our children's worst ...

(2 pages) 79 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Hidden sins in "The Minister's Black Veil" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

-transcendentalist in the transcendentalist period; as a result, his view's in writings were mostly pessimistic considering his family's sinfulness. Hawthorne's grandfather was a judge in the Salem wi ...

(4 pages) 152 3 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Any interpretation of obedience to authority, whether good or bad, or examination of the phenomenology of obedience to authority will lead a reader to make judments on human nature.

Humans are pessimistic and often need to consult with their own conscience before making certain decisions in l ...

(6 pages) 233 0 4.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

An Essay dealing with the Age of Reform, known as the Progressive Era (1820-1860). Hits on the women, penal institutions, and the temperance movement.

during this era of reformation. These matters all had something in common. They all dealt with the pessimistic and optimistic views of human nature. Slavery, for example, was an issue that dealt with ... ses of the Civil War.Although the time may lead one to think that most of the reforms were based on pessimistic views of human nature, most were based on views of optimism. Take the issue of education ...

(3 pages) 133 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The fears of the futuristic world in Brave New World, and it's impact on society.

futuristic world, and their impact on society. Aldous Huxley is not as positive, and in fact rather pessimistic about the direction that various aspects of society could progress too. Initially, Huxle ...

(3 pages) 124 0 2.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Holden Caulfield

e work. Often people with this disorder are dependent and lack self-confidence. Typically, they are pessimistic about the future, but have no realization that their behavior is responsible for their d ...

(6 pages) 62 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Responsible Electorate based on V.O. Key, Jr. ideals Information on positive and negatives of electorates

io-economically. However, there were exceptions to the rule, often dependent upon how optimistic or pessimistic a person was. A person's' political foundation and background also played a key role in ...

(1 pages) 42 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Transcend-Symbolists: A Joining of Two Philosophies

ts, which included such writers as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville, on the other hand, were pessimistic, and tended to reject all of the ideas of the Transcendentalists. They believed that man ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay in on "Paul's changes through out all Quiet on the Western Front" describing traits of Paul Baumer that changed during the war.

school, faced traumatizing experiences that changed him into a lonely man who saw life in a bitter, pessimistic way.In All Quiet on the Western Front, Paul comes into the war as a young and optimistic ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A detailed insight into the first soliloquy of Hamlet.

es desperately to make sense of the events that have recently taken place, but remains confused and pessimistic. He feels restricted by the physical world that he calls unbearable, wanting his "too to ...

(4 pages) 82 0 4.3 Jan/2003

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


Michelangelo was pessimistic in his poetry and an optimist in his artwork. Michelangelo's artwork consisted of painti ... d of paintings and sculptures that showed humanity in it's natural state. Michelangelo's poetry was pessimistic in his response to Strazzi even though he was complementing him. Michelangelo's sculptur ... shering in the new monumentality of the High Renaissance style of the 16th century.Michelangelo was pessimistic in his response to Strazzi. I did not see Strazzi as complementing him. Michelangelo res ...

(6 pages) 197 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"An American Indian Wilderness" by Louis Owens.

Owens' essay "An American Indian Wilderness" the author projects a self-reflective and, in the end, pessimistic persona. As a young man Owens works as a park ranger in the American Wilderness of Washi ... humans are part of nature, but that we are not living that way anymore.Owens' persona becomes most pessimistic at the end of the text, when he writes, "Unless all human beings can learn to imagine th ...

(2 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Gore Vidal's argument for the legalization of Marijuana.

is today, and there were many arguments presented. In his argument, Gore Vidal maintains a mocking, pessimistic attitude towards the opposition as he argues for the legalization of marijuana. However, ...

(3 pages) 131 0 4.4 May/2003

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

"Catcher in the Rye", it describes the character Holden Caulfield shows the world with the true side of him.

first impression was "And he just now started talking to a therapist?!" He comes off as eccentric, pessimistic, and just plain strange. I started to wonder how any person this different from me, who ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Originally a speech, why its ok to be a dick head sometimes

People are weird; this is boring, why is life so boring, why yes, of course, "stop your pessimistic attitude". No I will not. Every year I sit in the audience of these speech competitions ...

(4 pages) 47 1 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Developmental Theorists.

lopmental TheoristsOur personality traits come in opposites. We think of ourselves as optimistic or pessimistic, independent or dependent, emotional or unemotional, adventurous or cautious, leader or ...

(10 pages) 545 0 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock" by T.S Eliot.

tes his unsuccessful attempts to win over women and fit in with society. This is largely due to his pessimistic and self-critical nature, melancholy attitude and suppression. As a consequence of his s ...

(3 pages) 118 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

In the long run everyone will benefit from globalization.

to economics, this process has political and cultural implications as well.There are optimistic and pessimistic approaches to the globalization argument and in this assignment, I intend to outline and ... on the individual to seek and provide such information, rather than passively receiving mass media.Pessimistic globalises have many problems with the theories stated. Their first point would be that ...

(8 pages) 496 4 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Summary of The Third Man.

thin the decadent and poisoned city, sector-divided along geo-political lines. The black and white, pessimistic film is one of the greatest British thrillers of the post-war era, in the best Alfred Hi ...

(34 pages) 111 0 3.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies