Essays Tagged: "Sympathy"

Bartleby The Scrivener and Herman Melville's life Good

both of them.We are understanding towards the narrator's reasoning for keeping Bartleby and for the sympathy he shows for Bartleby. After the general failure of Moby Dick, at least in Melville's time, ... from a 3rd person perspective. He attempts, and is somewhat successful, in getting readers to feel sympathy for Bartleby, therefore, sympathy for him. On the contrary, the narrator also scorns Bartle ...

(2 pages) 166 2 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A paper that concerns the lessons that Scrooge learns from the 3 spirits

e kindness and generosity lead to personal happiness.One of Dickens social concerns was the lack of sympathy or feelings that people have toward other people. In the story, Scrooge had no feelings tow ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.8 Feb/1997

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


k. Additionally Prospero just thinks he makes fires and does work for him so people should not have sympathy for him. ' We cannot miss him. He does make our fire, Fetch in our wood, and serves in offi ...

(1 pages) 42 0 4.7 Jan/1997

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

"Night" by Elie Weisel

ering, without actually being there, but after reading his book I have awhole new understanding and sympathy for the Holocaust victims.Elie's story took place while he was a very young boy, approximat ...

(3 pages) 115 0 2.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

By the autumn of 1934 Hitler reigned supreme in Germany. Using at least five of these sources, and other relevant information, describe the steps by which Hitler achieved this.

His second step was the Munich Putsch in 1923. Although this was a failure it showed that there was sympathy for him among the elite as he only served a few months of a five year sentence. When he was ...

(3 pages) 123 0 3.9 May/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Character Sketch of John Proctor (The Crucible)

aracter's emotions are significant because they make an individual feel for the character may it be sympathy or anger. The characteristics are very also important because they make the character. They ...

(2 pages) 64 2 3.5 Oct/1996

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

Anne Frank

sometimes finds a certain person and makes his/her storysound worse and sadder so that they can get sympathy for that person andthen asks people to send money to help the person out. Not that that is ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Childfree Choice Some topics covered are reasons for voluntary childlessness, areas for further research, and resources available for the childfree. Includes works cited list.

is missing from their life, that something is wrong. Women who are infertile are pitied and receive sympathy. They are then medically treated, as if diseased, to try to bring about a pregnancy and bir ...

(9 pages) 194 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Death Of A Salesman vs. Hamlet

to beconsidered tragic, he/she must be of high moral estate, fall to a level of catastrophe,induce sympathy and horror in the audience, and usually die, and in doing so, re-establishorder in the soci ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.4 Apr/1996

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

A Memorable Expierence In Photograpy, the works of Robert Capa

of war.3. Images of calamity(Photographs,Introduction).His work also had a swift understanding and sympathy for the peoplewho suffer from being caught in war. This type of suffering made itimpossible ...

(2 pages) 93 0 4.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Art Essays

effects alcohoism has on children. the final outcomes and possible social and personal effects it has on the child's life.

fect It Has On ChildrenWhen you see a drunken parent with a small child, you can't help but to feel sympathy for the child. What will become of the child? The topic of 'Alcoholism and the Effects It H ...

(5 pages) 266 2 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

An analysis of how the author gains the sympathy of the reader in "Shooting an Elephant," by George Orwell

on. In the end, due to Orwell's decision, the elephantlay dying in a pool of blood. Orwell wins the sympathy of readers by expressingthe pressure he feels as an Anglo-Indian in Burma, struggling with ... have. So in that instant he felt that he had to kill theelephant.Another aspect that wins reader's sympathy is Orwell's struggle with whathe thought was right and what the Burmese wanted him to do. T ...

(3 pages) 240 0 4.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Psychological Egoism

pletely and exclusively egoistic. People are entirely selfish and devoid of any genuine feelings of sympathy, benevolence, or sociability. They are always thinking of themselves in everything they do. ...

(8 pages) 263 1 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Vietnam, The futile War

of American military assistance in Indochinal can conquer..' an enemy of the people' which has the sympathy and covert support of the people... For the United States to intervene unilaterally and to ...

(6 pages) 150 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


s the major factor. The acceptance of euthanasia is much more likely to be the result of unthinking sympathy and benevolence. It is an easy step from this very human response to the view that if someo ...

(5 pages) 192 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Title:Choose two of the most moving moments in Captain Corelli's Mandolin and explain why they have this effect on the reader. Look closely at how language is used to create pathos.

d intimate chapter and allows us intoCarlo's deepest and most hidden thoughts. De Bernieres creates sympathy for Carlothrough the fact that his homosexuality has to remain unknown "I have beenreduced ... language in this chapter could be perceived as feminine but the way inwhich it is presented creates sympathy for him as shown from the use of thepowerful metaphors "I am a plant suffocated by lack of ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


. It was a system of ethical principles for the management of society, combining etiquette, ritual, sympathy, and treating inferiors with propriety. Since it is based on social issues, the supernatura ...

(4 pages) 179 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville.

n the lawyer discovers that Bartleby has been living in the office, he demonstrates a great deal of sympathy. Eventually, the narrator portrays an unbelievable amount of compassion by changing offices ...

(1 pages) 123 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Both Steinbeck And Shelley Create Characters Who Are Alienated From Society. Discuss How Their Characters Are Portrayed

ows Lennie's child like side. I think Steinbeck made Lennie more child like because it creates more sympathy for Lennie when George gets angry at him and when Curly hits him.Another way to compare the ... f the novel Lennie drinks from the same place but he drinks like an animal. This is added to create sympathy for Lennie.The creature is first rejected by his creator: Victor. Victor originally thought ...

(9 pages) 59 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

John Muir; forestry; Sierra Club

"Most people are on the world, not in it. - Have no conscious sympathy or relationship to anything about them - undiffused, separate, and rigidly alone like marbl ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science