Essays Tagged: "Antithesis"

The appeal of Socialism. Refers also to Sinclair's "The Jungle is a 'subliminal"

ruggling foreigners. Littledid these people know that what they would confront would be the completeantithesis of what they dreamed of.The enormous rush of European immigrants encountered a lack ofjob ...

(2 pages) 80 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Comparison of three John Hopkin poems. God-man poems "God's Grandeur", "Peace", and "Pied Beauty"

at each creation is unique and out of the ordinary. Hopkin's also describes God's creations through antithesis. "Swift, slow; sweet, sour; a dazzle dim;" describes extreme opposite words balancing one ...

(2 pages) 92 1 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Mordechai Richler's book "Son of a smaller hero".

have an enormous lust for money, women, and power. Richler delivers a piece that seems the complete antithesis of his origional novel. While he crammed his former novel with soft-spoken words, which d ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Postmodernism and the works of Rosaldo, Dumont, and Derrida describing the theory of postmodernism in cultural change.

dernism, as theoretical school of thought, is an intellectual movement that promotes itself as the 'antithesis' of modernism, rejecting the traditional theories that culture can be accurately describe ... Paul Dumont sees fieldwork as a dialectical experience: native culture (thesis) and anthropologist (antithesis) interact and both are changed in the process (synthesis). Dumont's observations suggest ...

(6 pages) 179 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Hamlet the Emotional Side.

tional young man. For Hamlet's emotional character his father's death and mother'sBetrayals are the antithesis of happiness: his home life seems to emotionally destroy himand eventually leads to death ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

An analysis of the classic "Rickshaw" by Chinese literary great Lao She.

Through telling the story of Xiangzi, Lao She's "Rickshaw" moulds a woman in Hu Niu that is the antithesis of everything that a woman should be in the traditional society of that period. In the ti ...

(20 pages) 45 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

How the church was formed.

manifested a dual relation to the Jewish faith, a relation of continuity and yet of fulfilment, of antithesis and yet of affirmation. The forced conversions of Jews in the Middle Ages and the history ... y of anti-Semitism (despite official condemnations of both by church leaders) are evidence that the antithesis could easily overshadow the affirmation. The fateful loss of continuity with Judaism has, ...

(6 pages) 104 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness.

.." Chinua Achebe writes, "Heart of Darkness projects the image of Africa as "the other world," the antithesis of Europe and therefore of civilization, a place where man's vaunted intelligence and ref ...

(6 pages) 124 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Fifth Business" by Robertson Davies.

e Fifth Business: Magic vs. ReligionMagic and religion are two very different things, the words are antithesis. They oppose each other because religion is against magic. Religion is based on treating ...

(3 pages) 110 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Clockwork Orange: a critical view

dominance define parts of antisocial personality behavior, and also perfectly define the odd, near-antithesis of a hero, Alex, in A Clockwork Orange who exists as the "beloved" psychopath in this sto ...

(6 pages) 85 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Analysis of Malcolm X's "Ballot or Bullet" speech

on to black people living in America, Malcolm X used repetition of words, epistrophe, anaphora, and antithesis to convey his message in a forceful and fascinating way.Malcolm X spoke to black national ... ly captured the audience's attention by making the speech pleasant to listen to.Malcolm X also used antithesis to stress his ideas by contrasting opposites. The first example of antithesis is found in ...

(5 pages) 30120 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

In Volpone How Does Jonson Use Celia to Portray His Message of Crime and Punishment to His Audience?

nist, indulges in as many pleasures as possible, often pursuing them vigorously. Celia is the exact antithesis. Her self-denial and self-restraint make her a perfect foil for Volpone as she exposes hi ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is Discrimination the Answer?

. Originally designed to aid in the fight against discrimination, affirmative action has become the antithesis of its goal. Created in order to temporarily counteract discrimination, affirmative actio ...

(1 pages) 31 1 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Uniforms are not needed

fferences and our respect for those differences, whether they are religious, cultural or other. The antithesis of diversity is uniformity; i.e. uniforms. The short-term benefits of uniforms have long ...

(2 pages) 34 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How stereotypical heroes and villains influence youth today

asized perfect being, having all ideal physical attributes. A typical villain can be defined as the antithesis of a hero, which is also a negative influence as they have evil and rude personalities. F ...

(5 pages) 29 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Edisons life

d limited means and lacked a support organization, Edison ran an inventive establishment.He was the antithesis of the lone inventive genius, although his deafness enforced on him an isolation conduciv ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Discuss the dramatic role or significance of the witches in this play

themes. Also, this idea of witchcraft and demonology is continued throughout as to emphasis on the antithesis to the divinely ordained order of the universe and helps create dramatic emphasis. As evi ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.7 May/2004

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

THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, William Shakespeare

ies and propels him further down the hero cycle. At last, his life is desiccated and he becomes the antithesis of the hero at the start of the play. Such a descent is clearly demonstrated in Shakespea ... at last destroyed his dignity. Now, Macbeth has reached the bottom of the hero cycle and become the antithesis of who he initially was. To depict Macbeth's descent from an outstanding warrior to a rut ...

(10 pages) 35 1 4.5 Aug/2004

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

Personal goals gen 300

tomorrow. The problem with that attitude is the time runs out all too soon. Procrastination is the antithesis of realizing these goals.I know my efforts aren't perfect, and I don't always get everyth ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Death of a Salesman: Willy Loman: The Tragic Hero

future for his sons through his life insurance, he commits suicide.Willy Loman is, for Miller, the antithesis of the classic tragic hero. As his name implies, he is a `low man', an ordinary man, whos ...

(2 pages) 78 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American