Essays Tagged: "antagonism"

A critical approach to "Barn Burning" (by William Faulkner)

pes ("Sarty") and his father Abner Snopes ("Ab"). Sarty is the protagonist surrounded by his father antagonism whereas Ab is the protagonist antagonized by the social structure and the struggle that i ...

(3 pages) 267 2 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

William Faulkner's "Barn Burning" An Analytical Writing

el Sartoris Snopes and his father Abner Snopes. Sarty is the protagonist surrounded by his father's antagonism where as Abner is the protagonist antagonized by the social structure and the struggle th ...

(6 pages) 308 1 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Merchant of Venice, The Trial Scene, A Commentary

One of the most central issues in 'The Merchant of Venice' is that of the antagonism between the Jews and the Christians. The unconscious, inborn dislike of cultures which je ...

(8 pages) 71 0 5.0 Feb/2003

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

The Role of anger and fear in Macbeth.

lity grows more intense throughout the play. Anger is a strong passion or emotion of displeasure or antagonism, excited by a real or supposed injury or insult to one's self or others, or by the intent ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Jun/2003

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

Koru and kowhaiwhai in New Zealand painting.

the question about who owns this cultural capital and what rights people have over it, producing an antagonism between biculturalism and cultural sovereignty. This essay will examine Koru and Kowhaiwh ...

(10 pages) 61 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Othello:Character Analysis of Iago.

tragic play. This idea is certainly well portrayed in William Shakespeare's infamous play Othello. Antagonism is the main focus of the play since Iago, Othello's ancient, betrays his those who are cl ... closest friends and lies about their true intentions, which ultimately leads to the deaths of many. Antagonism is an important element in the development and conclusion of a tragic play, since it is t ...

(4 pages) 91 0 3.0 Oct/2003

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

Brief history of the Thirty Years War.

rel among any of the Princes, or between one of them and the emperor, was bound to feed upon heated antagonism and involved them all.A dispute in Bohemia precipitated the conflict. The Catholic King F ...

(2 pages) 65 2 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

This essay is about how Islam views racism. It gives an example on how racism came to be and how it effects society today.

ndless. According to the Oxford dictionary racism is the "belief in superiority of particular race; antagonism towards other races". From this simple definition comes so much hatred. The belief that o ...

(2 pages) 62 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

I will discuss how Janice Galloway uses conflict to explore the important theme of fear in the short story fearless.

ent anger." and "He would stop, stiffen, shout and attack." This gives us an idea of his gratuitous antagonism and violence.Galloway gives many such descriptive examples of how Fearless contrasts agai ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dissolution of Yugoslavia. How might one account of the violence between people who have lived together for decades.

s to why this region has seen such horrid acts of violence perpetrated on civilians. Aggression and antagonism between Serbs, Croats and Muslims is of relatively recent nature, contrary to popular bel ...

(11 pages) 101 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

School Violence: Lowering the Statistics

ts and passionately pummeling each other usually come to mind. Surprisingly, though, school-related antagonism is not always serious. In the year 2000, the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Nationa ...

(4 pages) 197 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

La différence sexuelle chez les Grecs: Depuis le conflit tragique jusqu'à l'harmonie platonique

ng is constituted by two oppositional elements which do not form a hierarchy but rather an inimical antagonism. Misogyny is perhaps as strong in this 'tragic' tradition as it is in the Platonic-Aristo ...

(20 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama


Racism is a developed set of attitudes that include antagonism based on the supposed superiority of one group or on the supposed inferiority of another ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Theories of Victimization

ase a person's potential for victimization: Target Vulnerability, Target Gratifiability, and Target Antagonism. Target Vulnerability says someone with a physical disability or psychological distress w ... ality, skill, or attribute that an offender wants, makes them vulnerable to predatory crime. Target Antagonism describes some characteristics, such as being gay, argumentative, or an alcoholic, may in ...

(5 pages) 107 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Journal entry from laura in the glass menagerie for scenes three and four

se when he writes he has the same look in his eyes as I do when looking at my menagerie. I know the antagonism between mother and Tom is mostly my fault. They both are worried about me. Mother is prob ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Open Boat" - By Stephen Crane.

stranded in the ocean in a small boat. Crane's descriptions in the opening scenes already show the antagonism between the men and the sea and Nature's lack of concern for their tragedy.The characters ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The role of Cuba during the Cold War.

r a few brief tense years, and locked in on one of the US' closest neighboring countries, Cuba. The antagonism that occurred between the US and Cuba during 1959 to 1963 can be largely attributed to th ... US, Cuba's closest neighbor, became a main source of trading markets and supply of imported goods. Antagonism occurred economically when Castro began to develop trading relations with countries that ...

(4 pages) 37 2 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Strains in the relationship between Cuba and USA by 1961.

The antagonism which occurred between Cuba and the US was clearly shown by the Cuban missile Crisis. The ... Cuba and the US was clearly shown by the Cuban missile Crisis. There were some events which led the antagonism to the Cuban missile Crisis and the seed of the antagonism would be when Fidel Castro tak ... and money in response to the blockade in that year. This leads to the second event, which made the antagonism to grow worse.The second event that made the antagonism to grow worse would be the fact t ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

"The Lover" by Marguerite Duras

and profoundly exposes the astonishing harmonization and clashing dissonance of love, sexuality and antagonism, memory and forgetfulness, emotions of happiness and dolefulness, and certitude of being ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Peter Voulkos

on of each piece is a thought process, which keeps each viewer in suspense, wondering was it anger, antagonism, resentment or perhaps the opposite, calm, happy, rational feelings, that provoked him to ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists