Essays Tagged: "propriety"

Appearance of Propriety vs Essence of Propriety in "The Boarding House" by James Joyce

hy the idea is important.Theme: Every reputation meets the challenge of realizing the appearance of propriety is of greater social importance than the essence of propriety.Discussion of theme in "The ... t each reputation meets challenges which force the individual to an epiphany that the appearance of propriety is socially more important than the essence of propriety. In the case of "The Boarding Hou ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


s for the management of society, combining etiquette, ritual, sympathy, and treating inferiors with propriety. Since it is based on social issues, the supernatural religions, such as Buddism, challeng ...

(4 pages) 179 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Definition Poem - In the Arms of a Knight

the veins of my desireA raging, twisting torrent of temptationAching to leap the chiseled banks of proprietyFilling the abyss of my sanity with the vastness of his magnificenceHe wonders through my e ...

(1 pages) 64 0 4.3 Nov/2002

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

Explain the role(s) of aristocratic women in Roman history.

However, Tiberius resented her position, according to Leadbetter, where his "sense of tradition and propriety rebelled" and Tiberius was not ready for a "queen mother". Livia's conflict with Tiberius ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Tennessee Williams's "Streetcar Named Desire" early reflections on character, interaction between characters and theme.

a bad drinking problem, which she covers up poorly. Behind her veneer of social snobbery and sexual propriety, Blanche is an insecure, dislocated individual. She is an aging Southern belle who lives i ... Kowalski household, Blanche pretends to be a woman who has never known indignity. However, hr false propriety is not simply snobbery; it constitutes a calculated attempt to make herself appear attract ...

(10 pages) 223 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This paper demonstrates using a SWOT (Strenght/Opportunity/Weakness/Threat) analysis to evaluate the stock value for Sharper Image Corp. Includes graph and refrences

house ware, travel, and toys. Sharper Image sells products from three sources: Sharper Image Design propriety products, private label products, and branded products. The propriety products are researc ... are increasing rapidly, they make up 14% of total sales (SHRP Reports Increase 2001).Sharper Image Propriety ProductsThe primary driver of Sharper Image's sales is their Sharper Image Design products ...

(5 pages) 470 1 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Charlotte Temple" by Susanna Rowson

mission to teach a lesson to young girls living in an era long ago forgotten. A lesson about love, propriety, and how easily a girl can fall from grace. Although we live in a completely different soc ... to herself. "La Rue is very kind to me; besides I can, when I see Montraville, inform him of the impropriety of our continuing to see or correspond with each other, and request him to come no more to ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

American Music Theatre from Kern to Sondheim

they were almost plays with songs. Also contrary to ideas at the time, they mocked Victorian social propriety and class distinction. When taken to America, these operettas made American counterparts s ...

(8 pages) 118 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Dismissal of Gough Whitlam.

Governor-General Sir John Kerr dismissed the Whitlam Government and forced them to an election. The propriety of these events are still being debated. But was it the will of the people?Labor Prime Min ...

(5 pages) 117 2 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Analyzing The Analects: Confucius's Philosophy on Propriety, Religion, and Politics

ough The Analects are brief and often confusing, a clear picture is painted of Confucius's views on Propriety, Religion, and Politics.In a modern world, Confucius's staunch belief in propriety can be ... uncivilized. Without a certain code of conduct, the threat of barbarism becomes all the more real. Propriety offered a code of conduct that, although possibly outdated, had shown to work in the past. ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Confucianism / the China's religion

after he die.The beliefs of Confucianism are 6 rules to happiness. One is LI - includes they ritual,Propriety and etiquette. The second one is HSIAO - the love within the family, love of parents for t ...

(3 pages) 210 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Different Treatment of "Swine" and "Puppy" Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

is not threatened, verbally demeaned, or physically injured in the name of parental supervision or propriety. Popular opinion in Dickens's time viewed poverty as a moral judgment. Those in need of ch ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Are the Hackers Real Menace To Society?

al information and ideas. Because of this, author rights and copyrights were created to respect the propriety of the owner. Despite this, such theft is still present in our society and even more since ...

(6 pages) 65 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

"The Flamingo Kid."

y. Decency, according to Webster Unabridged Dictionary is "Conformity to the recognized standard of propriety." Jeffery Willis, the protagonist learns about decency the hard way.Jeffery Willis, played ...

(3 pages) 13 0 4.0 Sep/2005

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

The Chinese and their love of spitting.

Everybody spits here, but it still gets some getting used to see men in uniform show such a lack of propriety.It goes more than that. The need to remind oneself that we are only animals seems to be th ...

(2 pages) 271 10 1.9 Oct/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Shattered Psyche: Freudian Characters in "Lord of the Flies".

with the conduct of the boys, is the superego or "the internalization of standards of morality and propriety" (Abrams 249-250). He helps to establish order by introducing the conch; he also scorns th ... up, what'ud happen to me" (Golding 102); he knows that in the world of the id, there is no room for propriety or restraint. The boys' psyche is now broken in two, with each side vying for control.Unfo ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Final Plan/Compromise on Controlling WMDs: The approach of reformer is taken.

ing the terrorists a state doesn't infringe with our own sovereignty as national interests is their propriety. Also, we're taking away their weapons as an exchange, so they're not a threat to us. In a ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jan/2006

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

All Students Should be Required to Study a Foreign Language

Educators historically have argued over the propriety of offering various academic courses. One recent yet continuing argument on American colle ...

(4 pages) 83 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Clinton/ Lewinsky Sex Scandal

it require outrage and reaction? A scandal by definition is "a circumstance or action that offends propriety or established moral conceptions or disgraces associated with it". The story that caught A ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

"Streetcar Named Desire" - Blanche - character analysis/overview

an appalling reputation due to her sexual behavior. Behind her facade of social snobbery and sexual propriety, Blanche is an insecure individual. She is an aging Southern belle who lives in a state of ...

(2 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American