Essays Tagged: "transcend"

Film Analysis: The Great Gatsby

925 novel. This popular novel has been hailed as a key symbol of the ?Roaring 20?s,? yet its themes transcend time in an expression of the human condition. The film's flaws, however, turn it into a gl ...

(4 pages) 173 0 3.9 Mar/2002

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

The Transcendence of frogs and Ourang- Outangs. Speaks of Edgar Allen Poe's short story 'Hop Frog,

In Edgar Allen Poe's short story 'Hop Frog,' the title character Hop-Frog is able to transcend the limitations of his physical body, in ways the King and his seven ministers are unable. ... body, in ways the King and his seven ministers are unable. 'Hop-Frog' has multiple examples of the transcendence of man, and the inability of man to transcend. The most prominent of these points are: ... f these points are:1. By overcoming the limitations of his, Hop-Frog's, physical body he is able to transcend into a greater existence than his biology would allow.2. By the King and his ministers dis ...

(5 pages) 76 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Review of "Chicamauga" by Shelby Foote

uffering has no flag. Pain has no territory. Death visits us all. These are human experiences which transcend any qualities we may attribute to ourselves. Most people have heard and read of the politi ...

(6 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison between Henry David Thoreau and Herman Melville. They Focused their writings on how man was affected by nature. They translated their philosophies though both the portrayal of their protago

nts that were both in agreement and disagreement with Ahab's quest, creatively allowing Melville to transcend the story line and expostulate his own philosophies. In contrast, Thoreau, wrote from an a ... al overbearing dignity of some mighty woe. '(Pg 111). Consequently, Melville's Ahab will attempt to transcend his crew and himself into a conflict with nature. This conflict becomes the warped and dem ...

(7 pages) 110 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Forever Linked to the Ancients" -describes how Homer's "The Odyssey" is still very much relevant today. -explains how human nature links us to the ancient greeks of Homer's time

their existence and that is their own human nature. We possess universal human characteristics that transcend time and place. Human nature has yet to change and it is more than likely that it never wi ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Free Will: are we free or is our life pre-determined?

conditions in our past? The determinist and the fatalist believe these fixed conditions in our past transcend any notion that agents have the power to act otherwise than they in fact do. Determinists ...

(6 pages) 351 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Ethics, Morals, And The Law

t general codes by which humankind lives; that is, those codes of behavior that, for the most part, transcend time, culture, and geography. In simple terms, ethics is the study of people's concept of ...

(2 pages) 306 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Transcend-Symbolists: A Joining of Two Philosophies

Transcend-Symbolists: A Joining of Two PhilosophiesBy the mid nineteenth century, there had arisen t ... nth century, there had arisen two prominent groups of writers with very different philosophies, the Transcendentalists and the Symbolists. The Transcendentalists, among the ranks of which were Ralph W ... Henry David Thoreau, could be considered optimistic in their writing. The two most basic tenets of Transcendentalism (there were five all together) were that the individual is innately good and that ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Personal motive vs. societal influences: The powerful role played by society in "Crime and Punishment" and "The Stranger".

PERSONAL MOTIVE vs. SOCIETAL INFLUENCESBourgeois society enslaves one such that any attempt to transcend the induced limitations results in self-destruction. In The Stranger by Albert Camus, Meur ...

(6 pages) 69 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Responsible Teachings: Mr. Keatings teachings of 'carpe diem' to the students in The Dead Poets Society.

nd ultimately leads to Neil's suicide. Mr. Keating's teachings of "carpe diem" help the students to transcend and evolve negatively and positively.There are several characters in the film that evolve. ... tive. He starts off as a good student with high expectations. The Dead Poet's Society helps Neil to transcend and realize that he wants to pursue acting. When Neil's father makes him feel as though hi ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.0 Mar/2003

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

"Nature and Self-Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson

onal power and self-respect. This source of all greatness sets us free form the ego and helps us to transcend through the ideals of love, truth and justice; some people call this "the moral sense". Th ... acticing tool for the intellect to use in learning how to deal with life's problems. From Emerson's transcendental view the natural figures are also symbols of spirituals facts or philosophy. That by ...

(2 pages) 173 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Transcendentalism as an important philosophical and literary movement.

Concepts of NatureTranscendentalism was an important philosophical and literary movement in New England from 1836 to 1 ... New England from 1836 to 1860. This new development portrays the belief that humans can intuitively transcend the limits of the senses and logic and receive higher truth directly from nature. Both Ral ... "Walking" by Thoreau. The two works being published together is what allows many to understand the transcendental prospective, while still respecting the slightly different views on nature of the two ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Plato's Ultimate Happiness.

ced thatthe world of the senses was deceptive and that the philosopher needed to somehow be able to transcend thisworld intellectually if he was going to arrive at the Truth. Plato shows this in the M ...

(2 pages) 85 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

French beyond borders.

having these borders? How does the French language play a role in modern time? A language can help transcend borders by how the economy works. Also, the culture and racial borders are involved too. E ... e. Each one can have there own language, traditions, and political views. The French language helps transcend all of these ides because they are one of the most overall spoken language on earth. By st ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Elvis Presley : The Cultural Icon

h Elvis impersonators and remixes of his music by new and current artists. This led Elvis's work to transcend generational gap. In addition to that, his legacy indirectly had a huge and lasting effect ...

(6 pages) 126 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


ctivity (art, literature, theater, dance, etc.)Immanuel Kant: German philosopher from whom the word transcendentalism came. The word refers to the idea that in order to determine the ultimate reality ... rder to determine the ultimate reality of God, universe, self and other important matters, one must transcend or go beyond everyday human experience in the physical world.Ideas and Belief of Transcend ...

(1 pages) 29 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Debate on the Genetic Alteration of Foods

d with chickens. However, recent advancements in the field of biotechnology now allow scientists to transcend the laws of Nature. In today's agriculture, dozens of food crops have been genetically alt ...

(8 pages) 164 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Betrayal in Hamlet How does betrayal or treachery help in developing the main character? What it reveals about the characters?

ully elaborating themes of real life into his pieces of literature. In fact, his plays were able to transcend time, influencing the course of western literature because of their universal thematic. In ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.3 May/2004

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

Coming Through Slaughter

work influenced the music of several later generations. It is a story of an artist who struggled to transcend life's miseries and who suffered with despair, madness, loneliness, and the viciousness of ...

(9 pages) 31 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Power and Oppression- In the Skin of a Lion

better life for themselves amidst the hardship. The author shows the immigrant workers' struggle to transcend their low-grade of life through the imagery of dark and light, the symbolism of names, and ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays