Essays Tagged: "pompous"

Essay on the "Birth of Venus" a painting by Sandro Botticelli in the Early Renaissance

mythology concerning the sky god Uranus, and the earth goddess, Gaea. Uranus was a self- centered, pompous preeminent male deity, who with Gaea procreated the twelve Titans. He detested his children ...

(4 pages) 242 0 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A satire on the usefullness of mirrors in society.

bject before you even leave the comforts of your own home each morning. It has both fueled the most pompous of people and been a deterrent to the most modest, but the mirror is something that undeniab ...

(2 pages) 60 1 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The analysis of the character of John Hammond as portrayed in the film and the book.

Crichton's Jurassic Park. In this work, the character John Hammond portrays a greedy, arrogant, and pompous old man with a dream to build a park full of cloned dinosaurs using DNA found in preserved m ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jun/2003

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

Philosophy and Parenting.

ways of reasoning about moral issues and how to apply these ideas to everyday life. This sounds so pompous but in actuality it is how we all live our lives. The how's and why's of the way people perc ...

(8 pages) 191 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

An Inspector Calls: Discuss the importance of Sheila.

man who has become rich making a lot of money in the business and is hoping for a knighthood. He is pompous, arrogant and self-centred. Mrs Birling, his wife, is also self-centred. She is cold hearted ...

(11 pages) 38 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brutus vs Ceaser

is dead!/Run hence, proclaim, cry it about the streets" (Shakespeare 3.1. 78-79). The sounds of the pompous conspirators could be heard about the streets. Caesar was dead and they were proud of it. Wo ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Critical Analysis of Pride and Prejudice

she rejects him. This causes him to rethink his prejudices. He is forced to look at himself as the pompous, conceited man he has acted and correct his behavior. He is willing to disregard his disgust ... love with him. Her prejudice undergoes a change from contempt to love. Mr. Collins is vain, pompous, stupid man who is oblivious to his ridiculous behavior. He enjoys displaying and boasting o ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Ac/Dc

of the most influential hard rock sounds of the '70s. In its own way, it was a reaction against the pompous art rock and lumbering arena rock of the early '70s. AC/DC's rock was minimalist -- no matte ...

(3 pages) 16 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

This is a re-written story of Beowulf from Wiglaf's point of view.

ings changed. A dragon had begun to jeopardize the security of the kingdom. Our overly prideful and pompous king considered the threats of the dragon somewhat of a personal challenge, as he had prided ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Flower Imagery in "The Stone Angel"

syrup with the funeral-parlor perfume of the planted peonies, dark crimson and wallpaper pink, the pompous blossoms hanging leadenly, too heavy for their light stems, bowed down with the weight of th ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Macbeth Identites

of Cawdor and King, he believes he knows himself. After the witches' prophecy, Macbeth becomes very pompous and arrogant. Later, when he arranges Banquo's murder and Banquo's son Fleance escapes, Macb ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2006

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

"Hamlet", Noboday wants to be him

friendship (Horatio), how to tease sycophantic phonies (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern), how to treat pompous political authority (Polonius). Yet there are problems. He is glib and unconvincing in his f ...

(6 pages) 24 0 5.0 Aug/2006

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

An Inspector Calls

The first person we meet in the play is Mr Birling. He is a pompous man who is very ignorant and seems to think that if you don't share his opinions then you ar ...

(3 pages) 737 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

18th Century Politics

odern politics · They always change their leaders- no continuity · Old/stupid/pompous members · 2 Bad elections Very similar to 1846- they were also considered a joke ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Anyone Lives In A Pretty How Town

y portrays his philosophy on life. A major influence on the poem was Cummings fury with the static, pompous, and dull people surrounding him. The poet took his interpretation of hate from Dante, sayin ...

(5 pages) 805 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Twelfth Night

ut in this scene it causes a lot of confusion. Marvolio is Olivia's steward and in the beginning is pompous and full of conceit. In the previous act he receives a letter that he believes to be from Ol ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Oct/2001

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