Essays Tagged: "pleasures"

"Siddhartha" by Herman Hesse

t of these teachers along his way was Kamala a beautiful courtesan. Kamala taught him the wonderful pleasures of love and the importance of wealth and riches in society . ³It [had] never been my ...

(2 pages) 131 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


asier for humanity to accept that they will go to a safe haven and be rewarded for their lives with pleasures and fantasies of an unfathomable scale than to question the existence of a supposed omnipo ...

(9 pages) 142 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays

Loneliness in the novel "Of mice and Men"

Feel Loneliness is the core of a broken soul. It feeds on exile and hate. It engulfsdreams, pleasures and certain futures. Those who live with loneliness everyday cannotexpress how deep of a f ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Vaccine Essay

Children are one of God's best gifts to people, as watching their children grow is one of the best pleasures people enjoy during their life course. For this reason, parents must take good care of the ...

(3 pages) 163 2 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Ethics and Engineering

ch teaches the technical expertise of the field, but also instructs the whole human being about the pleasures and responsibilities of being a contributing member of society.'The most important part of ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

In the lord of the flies, Golding wanted to show his readers that there is no such thing as innocence, even in the young

han pleasure was rejected by Jack. Humans follow their instinctswhen they have no technology or the pleasures of today to help them establish their survival pattern.The lord of the flies (the pig's he ...

(3 pages) 84 0 3.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Transformations This essay is about how the image of a motorcycle biker has changed over time. It also gives examples as how the image has changed.

m of motorcycles into are hearts. today you can find a wide verity of different people enjoying the pleasures a motorcycle brings. Bankers,Teachers, and many other high class business people have all ...

(1 pages) 41 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"A Streetcar Named Desire" by Stanley Kowalski.

fe, such as women. According to Williams, since an early age, the center of Stanley's life has been pleasures with women. From this complete and fulfilling center, branches his other interests: poker, ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Robert Davie - the pleasure of love.

Robert Davies' essay, The Pleasures of Love is about what can be improved on, Or what can be done to obtain the pleasures of l ... r the two to be seen together because of their family feud, and resulted in the death of Romeo. The pleasures of love can only be felt most completely in marriage, or through time. When the couple has ... er main point is that young couples and people who've experienced affairs are unable to achieve the pleasures of love. In the essay it says, He believed the first scoundrel who hinted that she was unf ...

(2 pages) 65 1 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

power and its effect upon our society

"To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who seek it." At birth we are completely defenceless, powerless and s ...

(4 pages) 125 3 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"The Screwtape Lette" by C.S. Lewis.

like selfishness, doubt, spiritual pride and weariness. Another way include tempting one with self pleasures while he was weak in his walk. The demons express in these letters that above all they mus ...

(9 pages) 76 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The concept of Happiness according to Kant ( with the categorical imperative) and Mill (with the utilitarianism).

dream". People go to any means by which to obtain the many varied materials and issues that induce pleasures in each individual, and ultimately in the end, the emotion remains the ultimate goal. John ... ppiness's role in moral life, and present the issue that diminishes to a clash between emotions and pleasures verses rationality and logic.Kant's moral theory and Utilitarianism are similar in the res ...

(4 pages) 260 0 4.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"Epicuris and His Life Objective".

Numerous psychologists argue that two sorts of pleasures exist: consummatory, which is a "pleasure derived from satisfaction of desire; satiation" ... t is difficult to live a life without any pleasure and according to Epicureanism, one should pursue pleasures that have high quality, which last the longest, and make this their goal in life. Along wi ... ecessary such as wealth and extreme luxury because they believe that by giving in to these kinds of pleasures, failure, illness and disappointment are inevitable in one's life.Epicurus says "Barley ca ...

(6 pages) 75 1 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Discusses theme in three stories. Isaac Bashevis Singer "The Son from America", Niel Bissoondath "There Are a Lot of Ways to Die." , Philip Roth's "Defender of the Faith"

story and give it purpose. Written by Isaac Bashevis Singer, "The Son from America", centers on the pleasures of ignorance. Niel Bissoondath makes the "crisis" in mid-life crisis the crux of his story ...

(2 pages) 56 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thomas DeQuincey's book "Confessions of an English Opium eater" .

genius. All in all "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" is a wonderful account of the pains and pleasures of opium, as well as exhibiting several examples of a piece of romantic literature.The aut ... ey goes on to describe the effects of opium on him and on his life. He first goes on to explore the pleasures of opium. De Quincey first tries to nullify the notion that use of opium breeds inactivity ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha: this essay talk about how Siddhartha say that he distrusted teachers and rather learn from himself, but no matter where he goes he learned from the people around him

and a ferrymanThe first teacher was Kamala, a beautiful courtesan. Kamala taught him the wonderful pleasures of love and the importance of wealth and riches in society. "It has never been my experien ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What is Mill's utilitarian principle?

e basic moral principle that promotes utiliarianism. Mill's compares happiness with pleaure not all pleasures have equal value. The mind is adapted to higher pleasures than lower pleaures of the body. ... Learning things and helping others are more valuable than eating and drinking. One can decide which pleasures are more valuable by looking to the group of experienced observers.The actions of the grea ...

(1 pages) 84 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Using two paragraphs, from book 2 of the Prelude Illustrate how Wordsworth has learned to appreciate Nature for her own sake.

on of "desire". This is emphasized with the contrasts Wordsworth applies with "regular" and "calmer pleasures".Wordsworth refers to Nature with high regard in this passage (and many others) "winning f ...

(6 pages) 43 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


me remindBut life isn't a CDIt exists in harsh colours and three DThe problems pains and pleasuresTogether make up lifes treasuresThey are mine and remain as soThen will come a tim ...

(1 pages) 89 2 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The idea of the absurd in the stranger

Albert Camus, the main character is immersed in a world that is full of physical and psychological pleasures. Camus's philosophical notion of absurdity depicts absurdity bringing about the irrational ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers