Essays Tagged: "realist"


work was inspired by ancient visual examples which he often transformed, he was really viewed as a realist but later research showed he was much more.Early career. Donatello was the son of Niccolo di ... ed in the 1966 flood at Florence, restoration work revealed the original painted surface, including realistic flesh tones and golden highlights throughout the saint's hair.Late Florentine period. Duri ...

(5 pages) 173 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Puddn'head Wilson by Mark Twain

re switched, but Pudd'nhead, and when the time is right he lets everyone else know too. Twain was a realist because he showed some of the characteristics of realism in his works such as, humans begin ... ks such as, humans begin as a blank slate whose reality is shaped by experience, and he, like other realistic writers, concentrate on specific regions of the county and their custom, social status, di ...

(5 pages) 87 0 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

This essay is a critical comparison of Adrienne Rich and Patricia Williams, one as an idealist and the other as a realist.

Williams are two very distinct voices, the former being something of an idealist, and the latter a realist. Adrienne Rich's voice taking idealistic positions on how society, more specifically, women ...

(5 pages) 79 0 3.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison of the Three Major Sociological Theories

ing knowledge.A. POSITIVISTIC1. Ontology.The positivistic theory is based on an ontology of being a realist. The realisticslant of positivism is also known as determinism. The positivist knows that a ... ms positivism has been modified in the postpositivism movement. Theontology is that of the critical realist. The objectivity is modified to recognize that it can only be approximated.The methodology i ...

(7 pages) 462 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Thomas Robert Malthus and The Industrial Revolution A historical biography that also explains how Thomas Malthus impacted the Industrial Revolution in England.

the vast numbers. While the idealists of the day were preaching their faith in man, Robert, being a realist replied with, "An Essay on the Principle of Population as it effects the Future Improvement ...

(1 pages) 122 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Play response:Sam Shepard's "Fool For Love"--incls: Title-Author-Nationality-Period and Setting-Synopsis-Unique Elements of Playwright's Style-Production Challenges/Problems

runs to the bathroom. The old man explains to Eddie the difference between being a fantasist and a realist. May comes out and changes into a sexy dress while telling Eddie she can't forgive him becau ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

An Interview with Bernard Lonergan What is "Critical Realism?" This essay delves into the theory of cognition posed by Lonergan, who was a Jesuit philosopher.

ble judgment. Reality is that which is known by totality of correct judgment.b) Thomas Aquinas is a Realist philosopher. Can you name one way that you see Critical Realism related to Thomistic Realism ... ging and dynamic things of the physical world. Ergo, Plato's idealism sharply contrasts my critical realist philosophy because Plato does not believe that attentive experience is how we come to know t ...

(17 pages) 133 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Huckleberry Finn: The Contrasting Views on Life of Tom and Huck.

him as a rather deep and three-dimensional character, Huck can be classified rather easily. He is a realist. Of course, for every main character there has to be something that they oppose; something t ... believes is right even in the face of punishment from others. It takes guts to do that. Huck is the realist, and Tom is the dreamer. Ideally, we would all be Huck Finns but we are not. There are still ...

(4 pages) 45 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Daytona Beach.

out all the hotties on the beach! Now, you could go to Hawaii, the Bahamas, or Cancun, but let's be realist, that's a little out of the average high school and college students' price range. So, where ...

(3 pages) 150 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

How Dysfunctional Marriages Impacted The Lives of the Heroines of "Madame Bovary" and "Anna Karenina".

of these novels are very similar; therefore it can be said that they exemplify a pattern in tragic realist novels. The authors of these novels are implying in their works what is necessary for a succ ... start extramarital affairs. I believe that these types of initial problems characterize the tragic realist novel involving a heroine that leads herself to self-destruction. Tolstoy and Flaubert show ...

(6 pages) 73 2 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lloyd George's government was destroyed more by his style than by the content of his policies.

struction, and suppress the rise of Labour. During the war, he had proved to be a capable, flexible realist. There was strong support for Lloyd George in the highest ranks of the Conservative party, a ...

(9 pages) 41 0 2.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Duane Hason.

Duane Hanson: Proving That Society Reflects Art, Just As Art Reflects SocietyDuane Hanson, super-realist sculptor, has for years mystified America with his startling, lifelike images. Hanson, a nat ... overall publicity was enough to give Hanson the jump-start he needed to begin his career as a super-realist sculptor.Sculptures such as Bowery Derelicts (1969) display homeless persons, drunken and as ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"The Song of the Lark" By Willa Cather.

s. Willa Cather's The Song of the Lark is a perfect example of a modernist piece. Cather challenges realist order and attention to detail by utilizing fragmented, non-chronological writing, epiphany, ... very detail of the most trivial object and was a dramatic change from the well-ordered world of the realist. Modernism was a movement, which swept the conformist vision of social orderliness, acting a ...

(7 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison between "Lord of the flies" and "Catcher in the rye".

me in many ways. In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden is an idealistic character who becomes more of a realist as the novel progresses, while in the Lord of the Flies, many characters assume different ro ... and Piggy can be compared to Holden's dream job of being the catcher in the rye. Both things are unrealistic, as it is impossible to keep kids from falling into adulthood and losing their innocence, ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Does Charles Dickens write from a Realist or a Romantic perspective in his novel "Hard Times?"

ng it an incredibly enjoyable read.Although it may seem impossible, this novel is both romantic and realist. First of all, the novel is automatically romantic, because it is a novel, which was a produ ... ven if their goal is unknown, the characters each have something else to live for. Also, there is a realist side to the novel- realist not necessarily as in the opinion of the author, but as in a poin ...

(4 pages) 48 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Is indirect realism a plausable theory of perception?looking at the pros and cons of lockes indirect theory of perception.

ollowing pages I shall examine the arguments for and against such a theory of perception.The direct realist's theory of perception says that to perceive an object is to perceive it directly, through n ... ntrary to our initial comprehension of a material object. Material objects are, at least for direct realists, constant and not dependant on one's physiological or psychological state. Therefore the ob ...

(9 pages) 158 0 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Ayn Rand's View of Technology as seen in the novel "Anthem".

Ayn Rand, author of the novel Anthem, had the philosophical view of both a Romantic and a Realist. She states, "I am Romantic in the sense that I present men as they ought to be. I am a Real ... This quote implies that she portrays man in an idealistic sense, but she places her characters in a realistic world. Emigrating from the her home country of Russia into America, Rand was initially exp ...

(4 pages) 30 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A Portrait of Stephen Dedalus as a Young Man

e Stephen is a romantic who daydreams of swashbuckling heroes and virginal heroines. The other is a realist at home on Dublin's most sordid streets. One Stephen is too shy to kiss the young lady he ye ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A report on Edgar Degas. Choosing and describing certain peices from a gallery at the norton simon museum.

83 years old and died in 1917. He was an artist in the time of Impressionism, his style was that of realist though.I was asked to pick 5 of my favorite peices from him. Those included paintings and sc ...

(3 pages) 74 1 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Sociological theories.

ng knowledge. A. POSITIVISTIC 1.Ontology. The positivistic theory is based on an ontology of beinga realist. The realistic slant of positivism is also known asdeterminism. The positivist knows that a ... ms positivism has been modified in thepostpositivism movement. The ontology is that of the critical realist.The objectivity is modified to recognize that it can only beapproximated. The methodology is ...

(7 pages) 284 1 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays