Essays Tagged: "Analogy"

Locke And Rouseau Relationship between the "Hand and the Glove" theory

and possessions, which all humans are bornequally to. In Locke's theory of government, he uses the analogy of a glove. The glove isthe protection of the hand, which is Rousseau's theory of a Social C ... operly meet the will of the people and protect them and their rights. The two areintegrated.Another analogy that works to show the functioning of a government are socksand feet. The socks taking the p ...

(1 pages) 66 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Should steroids be banned from society?

g that will make him the idol of all his classmates. Being such an attractive drug, as shown in the analogy above, and seeming harmless to the unaware user, steroids can have a potentially jeopardous ...

(7 pages) 332 2 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What is orientalism?

Said made a clear analogy between orientalism and colonialism.They are both set with the same binary opposition.white/ ...

(2 pages) 126 0 2.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Nature of Scientific Progress as described in T.H. Kuhn's model of paradigms and revolutions, and Larry Laudan's model of research traditions

the reef is only at its surface; the life of science is only at its frontier. The main idea of this analogy is that present science is not created out of thin air, but rather, was a product of many ye ...

(8 pages) 261 1 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"The Fall of the House of Usher" by Allan Poe

h anddownfall. He often drew apoun memory for the setting of his stories. He combines atmosphereand analogy to form the setting which provokes to the reader a sense of insufferable gloom. Toomuch of t ... tence to the last, the mood of desolation and impending doom neverleaves. Poe used the principal of analogy very effectively in House of Usher. Finding anidentical pattern in each the house and the fa ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.0 Mar/1997

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

English is weird but funny - Richard Lederer, American writer

iter, I had found that questions the most difficult to answer and had only recently come up with an analogy that I thought would satisfy both my audience and me. Pouncing on the opportunity to unveil ...

(9 pages) 63 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Elizabeth I

l to turn to history at this point,especially English history in particular, as it provides a superbanalogy to the politic/social climate of today. In particular, itis interesting to look at Queen Eli ...

(12 pages) 97 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Is the Virtual Community of Any Value? If so what are the Advantages of Online Discussion Forums over Real Society?

ks isolate us from one another, rather than bring us together. This could be illustrated by how the analogy of sitting around a table and talking is becoming less and less common as the information su ...

(5 pages) 131 1 4.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

William Shakespeare's fine sonnet, number 73 "That time of year thou mayst in me behold" - Explicated

elevant today.In the first quatrain, Shakespeare is portraying himself as an older person, with the analogy of being in the late autumn or early winter of his life. He lets us know this through the ey ...

(3 pages) 291 3 3.4 Dec/2002

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

The Two Camps of Modern Art is about the two main schools of thought in art history from 1945 - current

anticipated but which new artists are now tackling, in unpredictable ways; Modern Art. There is an analogy to the history of art. Modernism in art marks a point before which painters set about repres ...

(8 pages) 132 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Constitutionalism - Philosophical Essay

res that it will never stray off too far, and as a result, will never get lost. Its a fairly simple analogy, but one that is fairly relevant to constitutionalism where the leash sets the boundaries, a ...

(7 pages) 102 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Comparison between J.D. Salinger's Holden Caulfield and Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn

e. The same holds true for a horse and carriage. However far-fetched it may seem, this is a perfect analogy for the comparison of Huck and Holden. Huck would represent the horse and carriage and Holde ...

(5 pages) 74 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Motivation to succeed in ur college years

, and time management skills, but if you don't have motivation, you won't get far. Think about this analogy. You have a car with a full tank of gas, a well-tuned engine, good set of tires, quadraphoni ...

(5 pages) 275 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Araby" by James Joyce.

t on which the boy lives is "blind" and "quiet" and the house at the end of the street, probably an analogy of the boy, is "detached" and "uninhabited". The house in which the boy lives, describes why ...

(3 pages) 142 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

'Othello' by William Shakespeare.

The analogy of a person shooting (killing with a gun) another person, clearly describes who held the res ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.0 May/2003

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

"Maypole of MerryMoun"t by Nathaniel Hawthorne

agedy that is to come.He uses very colorful language in his description of the may-pole. He uses an analogy comparing the colors of the banner to the rainbow. Again he personifies the surroundings to ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A look in to the platonic soul.

oul being an ideal soul. Socrates' proved this by comparing an ideal soul to an ideal society. This analogy allowed Socrates to develop a theory for the composition of the soul. This theory proposes t ...

(6 pages) 54 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

How to write a compare/contrast essay.

unting down an antelope with techniques football players use to gain control of the ball. But, your analogy can only go so far. Sooner or later, the comparison stops working and you carefully planned ...

(2 pages) 551 2 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Study Notes on "Black Cat" by Edgar Allen Poe.

woman with the same qualities. The story is more about the wife than the cat....the cat acts as an analogy for the wife. The scenario suggests that the narrator has anti-pathy towards love. It is the ...

(2 pages) 66 1 3.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"araby" a literary analysis

he doesn't understand that his actions are in vain. The house at the end of the street, probably an analogy of the boy is "detached" and "uninhabited". The house at the end of the street symbolizes th ...

(3 pages) 243 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature