Essays Tagged: "texts"

Refutation to a Bias suggestion about Gods non-existance

Refutation to a bias Suggestion'Some people suggest that the Bible, being a collection of texts written long ago by persons much different from ourselves, does not have much (or any) signifi ... of the Bible were not. Why should this influence my opinion in the least amount? Simply because the texts of the Bible are old does not void their validity. Although we may not share the same national ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Differences In Sexual Harassment

ance in the degrees, as to what men and women constitute as being sexual harassment. 'Psychological texts on sexual harassment outline various forms of behavior ranging from quid pro quo demands for s ...

(2 pages) 154 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Critisism by four of 'The Sick Rose' by William Blake

outwards.' These approaches find the meaning of the text in the relationship of its images to other texts' (40). Riffaterre argues for a more internal reading of the poems. Riffaterre emphasizes the i ...

(4 pages) 163 0 2.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Old Testament Vs. Hellenic Text Divine Intervention

The Old Testament and Hellenic texts we have studied have numerous examples of divine intervention. The range and complexity in hum ... lexity in human affairs that these interventions occur have similar, yet different attributes. Both texts describe divine intervention as a way of explaining 'why things happen(ed) and being 'chosen' ... fts, events, and catastrophes happen and we will never understand the reasoning. Differences in the texts stem from the reasons they are the same; why certain people are chosen, why events happen, etc ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Discussion of the Feasibility of Miracles and the Grounds for Christianity existing without miracles. The fact and the ideas disagreeing with Hume's ideas

ity there were not always scriptures. There were pieces of art work done for generations before the texts were written and after that, they still had to be published. From there, only the rich were we ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Craving for the Queen. Comparison of the importance of women in Beowulf and Grendel

In both texts, Beowulf and Grendel, the main purpose of the Queen's are to serve the courts as 'weavers of p ... l because she was an essential part in keeping peace, as the 'weaver of peace' in the later of both texts. Queen Wealhtheow however is not the only woman in the texts that was forsaken to encourage ap ... es as told in Beowulf, and portrayed the same role in Hygelac's kingdom. There is reference in both texts concerning this tradition, and it is evident to the reader that this is not an unusual Anglo-S ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparison of "Beloved" by Toni Morrison and "Don Quixote" by Kathy Acker

Kathy Acker, there seem to be quite a few similarities in themes and characters contained in these texts, the most prevalent of which seems to be of love and language as a path to freedom. We see in ... ing of Beloved by Sethe, which results in and from the freedom that real love provides. And in both texts, the characters are looking for answers and solutions in these 'word-shapes' called language.I ...

(7 pages) 103 1 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Renaissance, a period that developed a renewed interest in arts

ans 'rebirth', and in this context, is referring to the 'rebirth' of the classical periods' ideals, texts, monuments, and aesthetics.What causes historical change? There are a few things that can be i ...

(5 pages) 145 0 2.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

ESSAY QUESTION: Use a semiotic analysis to discuss the ways that gender is represented in one of the images provided (Nescafe advertisement).

Semiotic analysis is useful for examining texts, to "unravel structures of meaning beyond mere presence or absence" (Van Zoonen: 74). In this ... 000, p27.Lecture Notes & Course ReaderVan Zoonen, L., Feminist Media Studies, Chapter 5: 'Media Texts and Gender', London, 1996.

(3 pages) 176 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

What challenges does As You Like It present to out conceptions of gender identity?

cover any challenge to our views of gender identity. During this essay I will point out some of the texts and criticisms that I would suggest lead to the Shakespearean gender identity and this will sh ... ame sex would definitely challenge modern day views on gender.Word count: 1370.BIBLIOGRAPHY.PRIMARY TEXTS.Stephen Greenblatt, ed., The Norton Shakespeare (New York: W.W.Norton & Company Ltd. 1997) ...

(5 pages) 117 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Outline the ways computing can aid the language learner. How significant is the computer's role?"

the internet. It is probably one of the most useful things one can do with a computer and a modem. Texts are of course now frequently available in electronic (machine readable) form. They can be easi ... r voice into the computer, and the answer can be checked and played back with the correct sentence. Texts can be drawn from the internet, then grammar and structural excercises can be used on the text ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"Pioneers of English"

the first man to do so. After being translated to English, it became one of the most used teaching texts. Only 1 out of 10,000 people could read before it was translated. He started the first form of ...

(1 pages) 36 0 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

True Diversity: Ethics Discussion GEN 480: Interdisciplinary Capstone Course This paper is meant to discuss how my personal ethics were derived and how they are applied to a workplace situation

tions, one must first understand the definition of ethics, both my own and that provided by various texts, as well as the difference between ethics, morals and values. Only then can the discussion con ...

(6 pages) 2029 2 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Essay: Rebellion in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", "Fahrenheit 451" and "I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings" How do these 3 texts explore the nature of rebellion?

Rebellion and its consequences are a common source of conflict in many texts. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Fahrenheit 451 and I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings are three e ... Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Fahrenheit 451 and I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings are three examples of texts, which deal with rebellion as its central issue. The disturbance to an institution through pro ... n through protest is important for the development of the characters, plot and themes. In all three texts, there is a distinct group of individuals who hold and regulate power, and an opposing group w ...

(12 pages) 145 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Evans & Cheevers "Cruel Sufferings" Felltham's "Of Puritans" Discusses representations of spirituality, religion and religious difference.

, and compare the representations of spirituality, religion and religious difference. I chose these texts because the authors have such completely different opinions and perspectives regarding the sam ...

(3 pages) 56 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Consider Purism, Dada and Constructivism as differing responses to the character of the modern world.

Schapiro says 'the older categories of art were translated into the language of modern technology' (Texts A, p.41) as artists across Europe believed in their ability to play an active role in improvin ... work as the aesthetic counterpart of the abstract calculations of the engineer and the scientist.' (Texts A, p.41)I shall start by considering Purism and Charles Edouard Jeanneret and Amedee Ozenfant' ...

(9 pages) 102 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Charles Dicken's "Great Expectations" in movie format.

Exploring TextsSecond AssignmentI have chosen to do a close analysis of the book "Great expectations" by Charl ...

(5 pages) 56 1 4.3 May/2003

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


Write a persuasive article in which you explore the above statement in your prescribed and related texts.The manipulation and deviation of a "supposed" truth can often be distorted by the "big guns" ...

(5 pages) 279 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Manipulation Of the Truth by the Powerful

they chose to manipulate or distort the 'truth'. This facet of the media is exposed in a number of texts including Frontline, Wag The Dog, a 60 Minutes story entitled Moonstruck, and an article publi ... og, a 60 Minutes story entitled Moonstruck, and an article published at The Guardian. Each of these texts purport that our 'truths' are shaped by the powerful.Frontline, a satire which parodies curren ...

(4 pages) 231 2 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Identity is a very important facet in our world.

n our world. Our identity tells us who we are, and determines how we live our lives. There are many texts that explore the aspects of identity, which create various identities in many different ways. ...

(6 pages) 259 0 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature