Essays Tagged: "abandonment"

Charles Dickens

forced to support himself by working in a shoe-polish factory. A resulting sense of humiliation and abandonment haunted him for life, and he later described this experience, only slightly altered, in ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.6 Feb/1997

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

What went wrong? An examination of Separation of Church and state

e U.S. Supreme Court began to abandon the religious principles on which this nation was founded.The abandonment officially began in 1947 in Everson v. Board of Education, when the court announced, "Th ...

(7 pages) 318 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Infidelity In Literature

with our fathers and our siblings, and vice versa. That taught us, deep inside, to be terrified of abandonment and to resent sharing. We never quite give up on the childish fantasy that somehow, some ...

(4 pages) 87 0 3.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Zen in the Influence of Zen Buddhism on Samurai warriors

h their physical well-being. However, as D.T. Suzuki noted, it was "not mere recklessness, but self-abandonment, which is known in Buddhism as a state of egolessness." This is the ideal which the samu ...

(1 pages) 115 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Artists' First Loves. Mnetiones Hayden, Houseman, Giovanni and Roethke

opics of writing. In Robert Hayden's 'Those Winter Sundays,' Hayden writes about his father and the abandonment his family showed him even though he worked so hard to provide for them. Hayden writes, ...

(3 pages) 102 0 2.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Compare and contrast 'Hide and Seek' by Vernon Scannell and 'Half-past Two' by U. A. Fanthorpe

d positive at the beginning. However, his confidence gradually fades away as the realisation of his abandonment occurs. The mood is analogous to the tone. At first, we can sense the excitement. This m ... llness. The themes explored in 'Hide and Seek' are childhood experiences, reflection, isolation and abandonment. These themes are also explored in 'Half- past Two'. This poem also explores various oth ...

(11 pages) 121 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Positive factors regarding Human Cloning.

with the fears of a broken routine in one's life.The problems that are facing the research are the abandonment of the possible benefits, the abandonment of the possible knowledge that the medical fie ... le benefits, the abandonment of the possible knowledge that the medical field could retain, and the abandonment of the program itself. According to Alonzo Fyfe, a biologist and author of Against a Pro ...

(2 pages) 69 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

How Maya Angelou gives personal account of her life and how she dealt with abandonment and loneliness, discrimination, and rape in I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.

ide. Maya Angelou was one of these people who learned to defeat such adversity. Although faced with abandonment, bigotry, sexual abuse, poverty, and loneliness, her strong determination and pride help ... he Caged Bird Sings we are given Maya Angelou's personal account of her life and how she dealt with abandonment and loneliness, discrimination, and rape.With much strength, Maya slowly emerged from he ...

(5 pages) 179 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

All of the characters in "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams have their own methods of escape. Explain.

definitely not good for the characters of this script, who we can infer were ill prepared for such abandonment. Therefore, permanent escapism, or desertion is also not good for people who base their ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What were the major influences on Thomas Hardy's life and work?

his writings in the capacity of spiritual development and advancement. It seems that his temporary abandonment of the countryside in favour of the city and it's hectic lifestyle, along with his rejec ...

(2 pages) 63 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Mad Cow Disease: Spongiform Encephalopathy (Epidemics).

fected animals also show signs of senility, for example, lack ofinterest in their surroundings, the abandonment of routine habits, disinterest infeed and water, or unpredictable behavior. Affected cat ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

John Gray's book "Mars and Venus Starting Over".

s isn't just the end of your relationship with that person. It's a continuation of every feeling of abandonment you've ever suffered. It's the loss of a system of approval you'd come to depend on. The ... y points out in "Starting Over" isn't just to find a new partner, but to get over those feelings of abandonment or loss or anger or whatever else dredged up by the end of a relationship. Perhaps the b ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Story of an Hour," by Kate Chopin.

t Mr. Mallard's death, she automatically fell into a state of grievance. Weeping "with sudden, wild abandonment..." (Chopin 11), Mrs. Mallard allows her emotions over her husband's death to flow freel ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Poverty Comes In All Types & Exists In All Forms: "Of Men And Mice" by John Steinbeck.

ss and desolation. John Steinbeck's story, Of Men And Mice, is a perfect story about loneliness and abandonment. This is a story about two men who have found a job at this one ranch. George is a small ... ot share it with anyone. His abilities have gone to waste and slowly, the loneliness and feeling of abandonment is eating him alive. Curley's wife doesn't have a specific name and that is because she ...

(7 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Assignment on Stonehenge.

d for hundreds of years since Stonehenge was rediscovered from a three thousand year rest after its abandonment. Numerous theories have arisen over who built Stonehenge including the Druids and Merlin ...

(4 pages) 71 0 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is an essay in response to a large case that was in the state of massachusetts and, it is in respons of a pretrail report.

s that you can see in court, or with interaction with others. As a child, he went through abuse and abandonment with his family that has seemed to surface when he was told his fiancée was havin ...

(2 pages) 29 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

THis is about Carole Maso's The Art Lover, I discuss her different style and techniques.

or Maso historically with the different authors.In the Art Lover so much goes on, from death to the abandonment of children and a mother. When she lost her mother to suicide when she was a young girl, ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

s. BPD's have stormy relationships that are chaotic and intense with often times desperate fears of abandonment. Having problems with object constancy in people , BPD's interpret each action of people ... r of short term romances and she constantly felt victimized by them. She described her childhood as abandonment and rejection, because she was adopted. She later found out that her birth mother had su ...

(3 pages) 186 2 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Analysis of the theme of racism in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

growing-up in the southand being black. She uses the universal themes of racism, cruelty, education,abandonment, and many others to show the reader what she has persevered overthroughout her life to b ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The main idea depicted in Van Gogh's Pieta.

tless. This is "a sign of the deepest material deprivation and of utter moral loneliness and social abandonment unprotected by any group or any love" (Chevalier and Gheerbrant 876).(The fact that Jesu ...

(2 pages) 68 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art