Essays Tagged: "Self-consciousness"


ntensely itchy, uncomfortable,and even have an effect on the person in a psychological manner due toself-consciousness. Eczema sufferers have acute flare-ups or relapses of theirchronic disease that c ...

(3 pages) 96 2 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Only Truth Existing

hat we think, we are proved to exist. Thinking about our thoughts is an automatic validation of our self-consciousness. Descartes claims, 'But certainly I should exist, if I were to persuade my self o ...

(4 pages) 126 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Character Sketch of Miss Strangeworth: The Possibility of Evil by Shirley Jackson (I do not particularly like this essay, but please get me to e-mail the original to you if you like it).

l be provided from The Possibility of Evil that Miss Strangeworth possessed the character traits of self-consciousness, discreetness, and self-righteousness.Miss Strangeworth was self-conscious, which ... a character trait that a great deal of people can identify with. An example of Miss Strangeworth?s self-consciousness can be found in the last paragraph on page 225 that concludes on page 226. Miss S ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Only Truth Existing

hat we think, we are proved to exist. Thinking about our thoughts is an automatic validation of our self-consciousness. Descartes claims, "But certainly I should exist, if I were to persuade my self o ...

(4 pages) 85 0 2.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

In The Souls of Black Folk W.E.B. DuBois introduces the concept of "Double Consciousness."

ith a veil, and gifted with a second-sight in this American world--a world which yields him no true self-consciousness, but only lets himself through the revelation of the other world. It is a peculia ... B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk, 1903Many people of color are denied what DuBois calls a true "self-consciousness" because the white society looks at them and their traditions with contempt. Blac ...

(3 pages) 291 0 3.9 Feb/2003

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

Phillis Wheatley

n center. The art of her poetry resides in her capacity to make her political, cultural, and poetic self-consciousness a literary subject in and of itself. She gives us one of the most searching portr ...

(1 pages) 90 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Southwestern Humor.

to think of themselves as uniquely Americans, this literary style came during the birth of national self-consciousness. Writers in the Southwestern Humor tradition emphasized distinctively American ty ...

(9 pages) 66 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Martin Luther King Vs. Malcolm X.

e respected as human-beings. He preached that blacks first had to love themselves to build up their self-consciousness.Martin had emerged from a middle-class family. He became a moderate leader whose ...

(2 pages) 106 4 3.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What does Hegel mean by 'recognition' (Annerkenung)? What role does this notion play in the master/slave dialectic?

step towards freedom as the ultimate goal. The problem is how we can become self-certain of our own self-consciousness.To Hegel there are three stages contained in accepting the notion of self-conscio ... consider the problem, the first step must be accepted. In order to begin considering the notion of self-consciousness, or even consciousness, the existence of the 'I' must be recognised. The second s ...

(14 pages) 68 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

George Orwell's thesis

rn with a veil, and gifted with second sightin this American world, -a world with yields him no trueself-consciousness, but only lets him see himself through the revelationof the other world. It is a ... or of the veil. Both writers claim that as long as one is wrapped inthe veil their attempts to gain self-consciousness will fail because theywill always see the image of themselves reflect back to the ...

(9 pages) 64 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Our Life Belongs To The Media

(3 pages) 84 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Unification of italy

what? Its champions variously hoped for independence from foreign rule, the development of national self-consciousness, national unity, a renewal of morality in government, and eventual national great ...

(15 pages) 81 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Erving Goffman's Dramaturgical Sociology at a Basketball Game.

ation, which are most intriguing. These four types of alienation are called external preoccupation, self-consciousness, interaction-consciousness and other-consciousness. To show the importance and re ... hine, with a person who is not feeling good about himself or his game, and therefore suffering from self-consciousness, he will most definitely feel alienated from his teammates.A basketball player ne ...

(8 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Comparison of "A Clockwork Orange" and "Dog Day Afternoon": Left and right cycle films.

response to the frontier's closing, the characteristics of the hero, and willingness to acknowledge self-consciousness."As for the first mentioned of the three factors dividing the "left" and "right" ... ast factor separating "left" films from "right" films. Ray says this is "willingness to acknowledge self-consciousness." Ray goes on to explain that "Left movies displayed a marked self-consciousness ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Cognitive variables in the development of social phobias

, nervous responses such as perspiration and trembling extremities increase the patient's degree of self-consciousness and thus feed themselves as well as the social phobia. The more anxious a person ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


In today's world self-consciousness and materialism have an overwhelming impact in our life. We attempt to follow the ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Islamic Modernism

pacity to transform and control social and natural phenomena, and that man was endowed with reason, self-consciousness, and a sense of individualism, progress, freedom, and the power to make history. ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam