Essays Tagged: "society and culture"

Westerns and social commentary

, "similar to other forms ofpopular culture, as a useful barometer of shifting currents in American society andculture (Etulain 3)." The development of the western film genre in American film cultureh ... triumph of progress and its attendant middle class milieu overalternative lifestyles that threaten society (Etulain 18)." Common themes, as in Griffith'sFighting Blood (1911), included a likable pion ...

(7 pages) 181 0 4.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Perspectives on society and culture

Perspectives on Society and CultureIt is very difficult as a reader to make any sense of the rituals performed by th ... ady stated as an outsider it is very difficult trying to make sense of these customs in terms of my society.I was being quite ethnocentric. It took me a while to get my stomach back and realize that t ... respect such deep faith and belief. I also believe there is a lesson to be learned here. For if our society as a whole upheld and blindly excepted the teachings of our respected religions, we would li ...

(2 pages) 133 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This esay is about Coca-Cola as an American symbol. It describes how Coke fits into American society as a symbol of various things.

les started booming. Slowly this drink, whose colors are red and white, eased its way into American society and culture, and it would become a symbol of America, here and abroad. Advertisements are th ... ested most by soldiers overseas to remind them of home. Coke is a deeply ingrained part of American society, culture, and life. Coca-Cola represents America to anyone who is thirsty and reaches for an ...

(4 pages) 165 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The "stolen generation" issue in australia.

forcibly removed from their families in an effort to 'civilize' them by assimilation into European society and culture.As most Australians now know, successive Government authorities assumed legal gu ...

(5 pages) 168 2 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Examines representation of race within " Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad.

ture has always been and will continue to be a contentious issue of discussion prevalent throughout society and especially educational facilities. Within Joseph Conrad's classic novella Heart of Darkn ... n Joseph Conrad's classic novella Heart of Darkness the representation of indigenous Africans their society and culture can be construed as deplorably racist, yet can also be seen as a portrayal of eu ...

(7 pages) 166 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How Would You Direct Act 2 Scene 5.

IntroductionAt the time of Romeo and Juliet they had a different society and culture to that which we have now. At this time the position of women is very much in th ... t the same time, their expensive clothes also show their importance and also their high position in society. Like the servants these main characters should also be wearing the colours of their familie ...

(17 pages) 41 2 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Melanesian Rituals and beliefs

One of the fundamental aspects of the Melanesian religion is the fact that their society, culture and religion are interdependent. If one aspect stood alone the society would collap ... d ritual are the foundations of the pacific societies you must also consider the way in which their society and culture influences them in what they believe and also the rituals they perform.The main ... that you feel and experience in your stomach, in your liver, and in your throat. Their culture and society is embedded in the religion and that is why their rituals and beliefs are so natural to them ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

'It is impossible to be both a participant and an observer.' How far do you agree?

ervational studies are a qualitative method of research. It is a method which we all, as members of society and inquirers into our own society and culture, have experience of in the sense that such an ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Racism Deteriorates Civilized Society

completely annoyed by people that show animosity towards others because of their race. A civilized society is a highly developed society and culture, which is humane, ethical, and reasonable. Therefo ... al, and reasonable. Therefore, racism will be an easy and quick method to deteriorate the civilized society. In our society today, we come across many different cultures and ethnicity in a civilized s ...

(3 pages) 68 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Book Report on A Very Private Life by Michael Frayn

be sure, because the only measure of time that we are given is the technological advancement of the society and culture of the characters. When the book was published in 1968, the described technology ... ll dilemma in the story, I believe the author is telling us that when people become closed off from society, as many people are doing in today's modern society, they lose any chance of making new soci ...

(10 pages) 28 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The gods must be crazy" movie analysis

Be Crazy raises a great number of points which are relevant to the fundamental concepts relating to Society and Culture. The points raised are all used through comparison of the Kalahari Tribe's socie ... sed are all used through comparison of the Kalahari Tribe's society and that of The Civilized White Society.The Kalahari Bushmen live in small family groups in complete isolation from the rest of ...

(4 pages) 115 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Assess the transformation of the german society and culture under nazism from 1933

Assess the transformation of German society and culture under Nazism from 1933.The German society underwent radical change under the Naz ... mmunity based on the traditional values of the German people. Volksgemeinschaft implied a classless society, which would be the heart of the people's community. Hitler aimed to create a national solid ... onal Socialist Womanhood followed the party line that women should stay home and have babies.German society was having less children and as a result Hitler had a variety of policies to combat this suc ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The Similarities and Differences of Body Types

nother big guy, as well as a rather short, thin fellow. My big friend and I would often discuss how society was both directly and indirectly biased against fat people. An example of direct bias was ho ... ther people would treat us or talk to us. Indirect bias was in the fact that not many things in our society and culture are made to accommodate fat people. Often our smaller friend would agree with us ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Canterbury Tales - by Geoffrey Chaucer

ine. Each tale was written by fictional characters of different rank and status in English medieval society. These tales offer excellent insights into various aspects of medieval society and culture, ... excellent insights into various aspects of medieval society and culture, and the evolution of this society to our current one.The Canterbury Tales begins at the Tabard Inn, near London. The narrator ...

(13 pages) 70 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Dictators Hussein and Tito

eet kid and was raised mostly by his uncle. This uncle's bitterness against imperialism and Western society and culture was passed down to him. Saddam failed to finish high school, but instead got inv ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How did the Victorian idea of "separate spheres" determine how women artists created their art?

onstantly shifting and contradicting ideologies concerning women, which extended over many areas of society and culture including politics and the media, the family and domestic field as well as the c ... rtance of political correctness and proper behaviour in specific spheres of gender and class within society. Early in the Victorian era the established and traditional spheres prescribed to women had ...

(9 pages) 63 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


o World War I, the German people created the Weimar Republic, leading to a drastic change in German society and culture. To best understand these changes, a comprehensive analysis of World War I, befo ... d, officially ending the war, Germany was heading into a downward spiral--its culture, economy, and society irrevocably forsaken.In terms of assigning blame, enough scholars have covered who did what ...

(17 pages) 38 0 3.8 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Assimilation of the Indians Resistance was Futile

g up schools for Indian children. The primary goal was the assimilation of the Indian into American society in order to assure their survival. The development of Indian schools was intended to assist ... nt of Indian schools was intended to assist in this effort by educating Indian children in American society and culture. Breakup of the tribal organization was intended to help the Indians learn and a ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

How does China's fascist-style government help/impede economic growth and the well-being of its subjects?

Politics grows out of civil society and culture. A political system is not an artificial structure that can be imposed willy-nil ... or is getting along.Many assert that China's main problem is the utter destruction of Chinese civil society (during the Cultural Revolution for starters), which China has not recovered from. The socie ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Semiology Analysis.

ace through the development and use of codes, the form and existence that these take depends on the society and culture within which they operate. (Fiske 1990, p.40).There is often a distinction made ... ever, signs will often have connotations, these meanings which come from within our own culture and society. These can sometimes be recognised consciously, but at other times are only apparent when we ...

(7 pages) 151 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies