Essays Tagged: "vices"

Commercial vices - gambling, prostitution, and drugs

Commercial VicesThe commercial vices are gambling, prostitution, and drugs. Theappeals of the commercial vices ... widespread thatattempts to prohibit them in western countries have always failed.The evils of these vices are threefold: Those who practicethem suffer, the criminals who sell them prosper, and the enf ... per, and the enforcementorganizations are expensive, unsuccessful, and often corrupt.Two commercial vices have been accepted as unstoppable, butthere evils have been minimized by legalization and regu ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Concept of Sin (King Lear)

only way of avoiding misery and achieving some kind of peace in this world.The seven deadly sins or vices are:1. PRIDE - arrogance, having an overly high opinion of oneself2. COVETOUSNESS - an overwhe ... OTH - laziness and resistance to any kind of exertion/effortThe excess of emotion/passion that such vices engender causes man to lose his judgement/reason and to commit sin, leading to acts of adulter ...

(1 pages) 91 2 3.8 Mar/2002

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

The Importance of communication Skills in a Relationship - a simple essay written in my 1st year (Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, SLO)

t of romantic love wears off with time, they become more aware of these disturbing traits, flaws or vices of their partner's. Though founded on love, most relationships rely on good communication skil ...

(2 pages) 193 2 3.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

She Stoops to Conquer Essay that analyzes the use of satire withing the work She Stoops to Conquer.

nstruments such as sarcasm, irony, wit, and humor in literary compositions that hold up follies and vices for criticism, ridicule, and scorn." Within the play, Goldsmith uses the different characters ... nstruments such as sarcasm, irony, wit, and humor in literary compositions that hold up follies and vices for criticism, ridicule, and scorn", She Stoops to Conquer does indeed contain, and in itself ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In what ways does John of Gaunt's speech from Act 2 scene 1 develop your understanding of both his character and his place in the play's consideration of "England and "Englishness"?

out with regard to this issue.The first section of the monologue deals with the nature of Richard's vices. The staccato like verbal rhythm brings a firmness and urgency to Gaunt's exhortations. When h ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.8 Nov/2002

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

"A Doll's House" by Katherine Mansfield Summary

deprive them of their natural goodness. In short in life-like manner Katherine tells us the hidden vices people belonging to higher society.From the very outset of the story we see that the girls of ...

(2 pages) 41215 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

El Dorado Explored: Explains how El Dorado was a utopia and what effect it had on Candide. It also explains how Eldorado is a counter for the evils of Europe.

Dorado is a counter for all of the evils of Europe. He uses El Dorado rhetorically to contrast the vices of the real world. If you had not noticed the insanity of the Europeans in the world Voltaire ...

(7 pages) 82 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lord Byron's views regarding nature and society in "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"

from the regular society and humanity and wanders through life caring the heavy guilt of mysterious vices of his past.The poem reflects Lord Byron's views regarding nature and society.In Byron's Child ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

This is a Reflexive Essay on a near death experience that changed my life.

d year of middle school had just ended, and I loved the seclusion from homework and all of school's vices. I was visiting my father whom had been working there since April because of a job opportunity ...

(3 pages) 198 2 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Duddy Kravitz" by Mordecai Richler.

wellknown character throughout Canadian Literature. The attitude of Duddy Kravitz is one ofhis main vices, but it is miniscule when compared to his will to succeed.Duddy is a man who is bound and dete ... ey have authority,"Why don't you try strapping me Mr. Coldwell?"(29). Disrespect was one of the mainvices of Duddy Kravitz.The main strength of Duddy is his determination and will power. Duddy alwaysw ...

(7 pages) 43 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Examines the use of Satire within eminent australian poet , Bruce Dawe's, work.

Satire is defined as the use of wit, especially irony, sarcasm, and ridicule, to attack the vices and follies of humankind. In the context of literature and especially poetry it can also be us ... overtures. There is much contrast between these poems, from their subject matter to the form and devices used and most importantly how satire is used, its effectiveness and what role it plays in esta ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The excess and restraint.

the error of their ways. Bosch's art was excessive the conceptual content, as he painted about the vices and corruption of humankind, but he also used elements of restraint to emphasise the excessive ... e heads of pigs, dogs, birds or monkeys on the bodies of humans, Bosch is symbolizing the different vices and excesses of human nature. Fruits are used as metaphor for sexual organs and strawberries s ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Developing Leaders, a description of leadership development within organizations. Response to, "What are some issues that are current within organizations?"

, and micro-management tendencies are all cited in departing employee exit interviews as management vices too tough to endure over time. Reports from human resources departments all over the country s ...

(4 pages) 552 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Animal Farm - George Orwell Does animal farm reflect on how the world's history moves in cycles?

g against Man, we must not come to resemble him. Even when you have conquered him, do not adopt his vices. No animal must ever live in a house, or sleep in a bed, or drink alcohol, or smoke tobacco, o ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Importance of Being Earnest is described as satire. Satire implies criticism of society and social institutions. Do you consider this play satirical? What do you think this play criticizes?

Satire is defined to be the use of humor to ridicule faults and vices. The Importance of Being Earnest written by Oscar Wilde is a social satire, using irony and pa ... quette. This consistent use of quick wit and clever humor presents a social satire delving into the vices of Victorian society.Wilde in his own life came from a home that prided itself on its class an ... im badly. The Importance of Being Earnest is almost a definition of satire drawing attention to the vices of society, but also the discrimination and hypocritical behaviour of those who were part of i ...

(3 pages) 96 1 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Satire in Huckleberry Finn

erry Finn one must understand what satire is. It can be defined as a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn and to expose and discredit vice or folly. Satire is the tool ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Malcolm vs Macduff

n the test by saying ?Or wear it on my sword (Macbeth?s head), yet my poor country/ Shall have more vices than it had before,/ More suffer, and more sundry ways than ever,/ By him that shall succeed? ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2005

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

Creating Reason in the "Age of Reason": An Analysis of the Life and Times of Jonathan Swift.

h pernicious either-or ways of thinking. As a form of satire, the comedy of manners ridiculed human vices with the aim of producing an improvement in [behavior]" (Maas). The most important functions i ... f all Dissenters. "Nobody was amused, Defoe was arrested in May 1703, but released in return for services as a pamphleteer and intelligence agent to Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford, and the Tories"( ...

(7 pages) 34 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Research paper on Mafia and success of Al Capone: Also influences by Gangs of other nationalities

Italians were accountable for the abundant deaths and gunfights and for being the sole providers in vices in which the Government labeled as illegal yet could not prevent the Mafia from providing it t ...

(8 pages) 54 1 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Animal Farm" by George Orwell: Warnings of Rebellion

ting against Man, we must not come to resemble him." Specifically he says to not adopt their (mans) vices. After the rebellion they change the name of the farm, Manor Farm, to Animal Farm. This become ...

(2 pages) 1258 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature