Essays Tagged: "self realization"

The New Age Movement This paper outlines the New Age movement as a social movement including their basic beliefs and goals, who they are, and what they do, as well as their place in society.

f God and Love were too narrow to accommodate the overwhelming experiences they had on their trips. Self-realization, yoga, transcendence, meditation, all part of existing traditions, were being redis ... end into various states of consciousness, and thus ultimately help a person turn and look inside oneself for understanding and awareness. Holistic healthcare practices are now a widespread phenomenon ...

(8 pages) 290 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Comparing Three short stories by James Joyce; Araby, Eveline and A Little Cloud

attempt to escape from the numbness and inertia that their lives yield, and the moments of painful self-realization that follow these attempts. "Araby", "The Dead" and "A Little Cloud", stories inclu ... integrate a passionate emotional life with his marriage and job. His moment of remorse, shame, and self-hatred at the end of the story comes from the sudden realization of all that coupled with the k ...

(6 pages) 238 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Everlasting Murder- "Native Son" by Richard Wrigth

pon blacks is capable of producing revengeful individuals, not to mention being an immoral act in itself. Bigger Thomas is one of those individuals, who discovers his capacity to rebel through acts of ... acts of murder against the white society, which has for long oppressed his family, friends, and himself. By tracing Bigger's psyche from before the murder of Mary Dalton, into the third book of the n ...

(3 pages) 83 0 2.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller, clearly a representation of the true meaning of tragedy.

falters in the grand scheme of things. This mistake leads to suffering, whichultimately leads to a self-realization. Miller, himself, has said, 'Tragedy, then, is theconsequence of a man's total comp ... er, himself, has said, 'Tragedy, then, is theconsequence of a man's total compulsion to evaluate himself justly,' leading us tobelieve that a greater theme encompasses this downfall. Miller, as well a ...

(5 pages) 112 0 4.9 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The lost Honor of Katharina Blum

onor of Katharina Blum is a film about a woman who spends a night wotha terrorist and then finds herself the victim of the police and harassed by the press until she takes violent action. She becomes ... ly. For many critics The Lost Honor of katharina Blum marks the beginig of Margarether Van Trotta's self realization as a feminist filmmaker. I do agree that this film is a feminist text due to the fa ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

Self Realization in Native Son

ough acts of murder against the white society, which has long oppressed his family, friends, and himself. By tracing Bigger's psyche from before the murder of Mary Dalton, into the third book of the n ... book of the novel, and into the subconscious depths of the final scene, the development of Bigger's self realization becomes evident.An entire period of Bigger's life, up until the murder of Mary Dalt ...

(4 pages) 51 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Business ethics and integrity

rity, and how to use those things efficiently and effectively.Ethics is an evolutionary exercise in self-understanding aimed at that union of harmony, intensity and vividness that includes the perfect ... can be viewed as either constructive or constraining, but we see it is an essential process toward self-realization. Human beings and societies are evolving members of an evolving world, and such as, ...

(3 pages) 453 1 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"A Separate Peace" by John Knowles.

Gene Forrester's self realization and self discovery is the main theme of 'A Separate Peace' by John Knowles. This pr ... ho he really is. When revisiting the tree as an adult, he finally is able to accept and forgives himself. This process is a long and painful one and when it is over, Gene emerges a mature adult.Gene's ... it is over, Gene emerges a mature adult.Gene's journey to self discovery begins when he compares himself to Finny and falls short. Gene constantly compares himself to Finny and it seems as if the only ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Edna's Suicide

It is completely possible that Edna s suicide derives from depression [ , . . . ] and [she] sees herself [. . . ] as an isolated individual caressed by nature s forces and both isolated and freed by h ... n which Mr. Pontellier neither understands nor appreciates (Eble 64). Edna continues to distance herself from her husband because he does not want to understand what she is going through. While on the ...

(6 pages) 68 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

To what extent Tennyson is a romantic poet?

ind towards emancipated consciousness.The growth of consciousness, and the relationship between the self and the world beyond, are fundamental concerns of romantic poetry and poetic theory. The aesthe ... , are fundamental concerns of romantic poetry and poetic theory. The aesthetic implications of this self-realization are seen in the characteristically symbolic modes of Romantic poetry: in the sensuo ...

(5 pages) 67 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Yoga

cise, mediation and breathing. When practiced frequently, it can help leading a better life for our self.There are several different styles of Yoga but three are most as from my perspective, each desi ... ree are most as from my perspective, each designed for different purposes. Jnna Yoga is the path of self-realization through the exercise of gnostic understanding or, to be more precise the wisdom ass ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Authorship in Cinema.

religious explanations. The characters within "A Good Man is Hard to Find" are usually ignorant and self-satisfying people, who come across "the grotesque" and are shocked into self-realization, no lo ... d", O'Connor's moral message is clearly presented. The grandmother protagonist in the story is very self-serving. She demands constant attention (although rarely getting it) and stubborn in the fact t ...

(10 pages) 30 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Comparative essay between "Miguel Street" and "Lives of Girls and Women."

and family. These influence had a positive a negative impact on the narrators. Also they both have self realization that they had made mistakes, at the end of the books. This has an effect on the dec ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Presentation of the Guns in "A Gathering of Old Men" by Ernest Gaines.

black masculinity. Initially titled "The Revenge of Old Men," the novel is a tale about action and self-realization. The old men who gather at the plantation have spent their days running from troubl ... ots. Luke Will and his ruffian gang were done they said "Call them niggers off, we ready to turn ourselfes in." (205) Unfortunately for them Charlie decided he was going to go out in a blaze of glory. ...

(2 pages) 30 1 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Doping: "Dark side of the sports"

"Sport is man's phenomenal activity. It brings him a feeling of satisfaction, self-realization and strengthens his health" (Antidoping, 2004, § 1). But sportsmen and women v ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Divorce. How can we prevent divorces? What can the government do?

s, "Compared to years ago, people today pay less value on obligation to other, on sacrifice, and on self-restraint. We place more value on individualism, on self-expression and self-realization, and o ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

It is through the understanding of other people and our relationships with them that we come to understand ourselves and our lives. Discuss. "Tirra Lirra By the River" by Jessica Anderson.

There are... things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind. ~Fyodor Dostoyevsky. ... g of others and the relationships they hold.The novel Tirra Lirra by the River explores the road to self discovery through the disheveled memories and reflections of an elderly woman named Nora. Lying ... er understanding of Nora's identity and personal relationships which slowly build to an epiphany of self realization towards the end of the novel.'Tirra Lirra by the River' is a fictional autobiograph ...

(8 pages) 14 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Art and Passion of YOGA

o look at the words “yoke” or “unite”, referring to the union of the individual self with the universal consciousness. It is believed that yoga, while benefiting your physical body ... an). (Total Yoga, page 6)There are many different paths of yoga and each one approaches the goal of self-realization. The six main paths of yoga are Jnana yoga, Bhakti Karma yoga, Mantra yoga, Raja yo ...

(7 pages) 20 1 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

PEOPLE´S ACTIONS

viors taken by individuals are often enforced and shaped under other forces outside rather than the self-willingness inside to fulfill the responsibilities for the society..For my part , I do not tota ... development of the society.The speaker here states the conclusion in a way that is ignorant of the self-restraint and self-realization characters of human-being .It seems that without the forces in t ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Jane Eyre-criticism of the mai

Jane Eyre is a novel about struggle of a little governess for self-realization and dream-fulfillment. In that determined and almost obsessive struggle Jane appear ... tandpoint of Victorian conventionality. In this passage I will show in which way Jane expresses her self-involvement through the denial; I will seek for the evidence and reasons of that; and at last I ... discern or reveal the vale of mystery that surrounds them. Her strong individuality and feeling of self-respect persuades her that she deserves this happiness after all the torturing that she has exp ...

(4 pages) 629 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry