Essays Tagged: "selfless"

Reflections on liberation in Buddhism

ngs of envy or arrogance2) Right thought or motives [15]Kindness towards the unenlightened brings a selfless mind set for both3) Right speech [13-14]Rebuff the urge to speak wickedly for true peace of ...

(1 pages) 56 1 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Jean Valjean's Redemtion in Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

ctions. Throughout the novel, Jean must redeem his character proving his ability to be trustworthy, selfless, and loyal.Throughout this novel, Jean Valjean proves to himself and to his town that he is ... morals.Throughout the novel, Jean must redeem his character proving his ability to be trustworthy, selfless, and loyal. . Within the story, Jean Valjean shows that the thoughts of the people and the ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Kenji Mizoguchi and an analysis of his film Ugetsu

is youth--a sudden rise or fall in class; the oppressive or self-deluded male authority figure; the selfless, self-sacrificing woman who's ultimately destroyed--became the basis for his greatest works ...

(14 pages) 87 1 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

What "Great Expectations" reveals about the true nature of a gentleman.

y himself. Finally, after Pip realized the truth about people, his formerly selfish attitude turned selfless and he accepted others for who they are: not for what they look like, seeing characters and ...

(11 pages) 111 2 4.8 Sep/2003

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

Culture and the Heroic Code.

many lives that day, except for his own child's.Daniels perfectly fit my ideal hero. He was brave, selfless, courageous, and willing to help others at any cost. These characteristics are the basics t ... tening situation on instinct. Without any ulterior motive, he saved the lives of many kids. Daniels selflessly saved the lives of others even though his own child's life was in danger. In my opinion i ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

My father is the most valuable person in my life.

My father is the most valuable person in my life. He is the most courageous, religious, and selfless person I have ever known. My father had passed away when I was fifteen years old. He had di ... had never doubted his faith and never question or blame God for all of his pain.My father was a selfless man. He had always put his family and friends before himself. When my family was still in V ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Achilles and the heroic code

oes a hero possess the unique qualities of courage and not only is he a likeable person, he also is selfless, putting the best interests of others in front of his very own. At certain points throughou ... lory less seriously than Patroclus' honor and glory. In doing so, Achilles exhibited the quality of selflessness that makes heroes such loved and respected figures in our lives. In the end, it was the ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"In little Dorrit Dickens achieves his most striking effects through symbol and image; the plot is of secondary importance." Examine this view of the novel.

with no disagreement on her part. When the family come into wealth, Little Dorrit doesn't lose her selfless nature though the rest of her family impose their money on many occasions.Dickens doesn't w ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

All acts in the scarlet Letter were selfish acts of people.

ind and giving? Often true acts of kindness occur from the heart, nevertheless no act is completely selfless, no matter how beneficial to others; the person who commits the act gets some self-satisfac ... ded to buy it for her even though there wasn't any occasion. Although it may seem as if this act is selfless I wouldn't have bought her the shirt if I didn't have any desire within myself to want to. ...

(2 pages) 19 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

One Piece

ll make him the King of all Pirates and finally allow him to prove himself to his childhood idol, a selfless pirate by the name of Shanks. Along the way, he collects an army of somewhat freakish rogue ...

(2 pages) 26 2 5.0 Mar/2004

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

Evil and goodness in lord of the flies

and Ralph's first opposition are their ideals of social responsibility. First of all Ralph is very selfless. By this I mean he is generous and helpful. Since Ralph was the leader of the tribe he was ... e fire going and building the shelters even though nobody helped him except Simon. He was also very selfless when at the meeting he let everybody speak including the "little uns". But on the other sid ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Iago the Hero: Character Analysis of Iago from William Shakepeare's Othello

he actually is the hero in Othello. Usually when one speaks of heroes, one imagines a person who is selfless, noble, brave, courageous, infinite valor, everything in which Iago does not represent. He ... his heinous acts against the other characters.What is the definition of a hero? Does one have to be selfless, noble, and courageous, in order to be a hero? Is the hero the one who stands idle and is q ...

(7 pages) 106 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad Corrupt Cosmopolitanism and the Savage Garden A compare and contrast essay comparing civilized and uncivilized society's in Conrad's Heart of Darkness

nd educated, faithless and greedy, whereas the black Africans are weak and uneducated, faithful and selfless. At the beginning of his story, Marlow relates to his friends a scene that clearly p ... fair' had come off as well as could be wished" (pg 63). This is in stark contrast to the cannibal's selfless show of restraint in the face of hunger (pgs 37 - 38). The final marking traits of t ...

(3 pages) 117 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Selfless or Selfish the question of "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller this could be an a paper if you put in cites from the book check spelling and grammar it is not 100% accurate

eft his loving wife, children, and still unborn child for honor. Proctor's actions could be seen as selfless of selfish.Proctor's wife and children were left so that a name would not be tarnished. Pro ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jane Eyre

lass in the whole decadent and dissolute, while the idealized middle-class women, by contrast, were selfless and morally upright sometimes almost ethereal being whose capable of keeping not only her c ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sharing the Story of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. Essay for Confirmation.

I chose Saint Elizabeth of Hungary because she was very selfless and kind. I also like the name Elizabeth. Saint Elizabeth was born in 1207 and died in 1231 ...

(1 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Gift of Life by Nirav Patel

nsation for organs as an option, indeed, as many foreign countries already have. There isn't a more selfless gift of love and life than the donation of an organ to someone in need. I fully support org ...

(5 pages) 37 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is a paper about contemporary issues of leadership.

It was money that 'transformed' Robert Gould Shaw "from 'an ordinary mortal' to a compassionate and selfless leader who 'laid down his life' for his men and 'for a race.'" (geocities). Or was it?At 23 ...

(9 pages) 425 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

"Good vs. Evil" in Beowulf

Beowulf is killed by the dragon in the end, his heroic death fulfills with courage and glory. He is selfless, even sacrifice himself in order to save his people's lives; he is loyal to his kingdom all ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare and Contrast Jean Val Jean with Javert. An allegorical characters who represent mercy and law respectively.

Marius, a young law student that falls in love with Cosette, and the bishop, a very kind, generous, selfless man.Both of them are relentless and kindness, but the opposite of obeying the law. Jean sto ...

(1 pages) 3806 0 2.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors