Essays Tagged: "Arab people"

Character analysis of Daru in 'With the Guest' written by Albert Camus

. We know indirectly that Daru is very trusting, sometimes when maybe he should not be. He lets the Arab sleep in the same room with him untied, even though there is a chance that the Arab could try t ... m untied, even though there is a chance that the Arab could try to do Daru harm. When Daru lets the Arab eat at the same table as him, we see that he does not think himself to be superior to the priso ...

(3 pages) 145 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Heroic but hardly admirable", how accurate is this assessment of Meursault in "The Outsider"

d in many places. An example of the former is when Raymond asks Meursault to "draft" a letter to an Arab prostitute. Meursault knows what will result from his actions but seems unemotional and views t ... e novel that reinforces this occurs that after the murder when he is in jail; he never mentions the Arab at all; it is as if he does not care about the Arab's life; just about what he is going to do f ...

(6 pages) 45 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Moral Force Protest Vs. Physical Force Protest. Discusses in relation to our contemporary world.

people, understandably so.Physics force protest has been recently used in Israel and in the UK. The Arabs with their 'suicide bombers' are killing needlessly and coldly to show their discontent with t ... ic and almost unexplainable. By destroying the human race and trying to terrorise the Israelis, the Arabs aren't gaining anything at all, they're simply gaining publicity which shouldn't be given to t ...

(6 pages) 72 0 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

An esaay evaluating and explaining symbolism and rhetoric devices used in the novel The Stranger

rt Camus' absurdist novel, The Stranger, Meursault's detachment from society and his killing of the Arab reveal moral and ethical implications for him and his society. As is common in many absurdist n ... e ideas affect the characterization and theme of the novel.At the end of Part I, Meursault kills an Arab; an action not uncommon in Algiers during this period of social unrest (the 1930's). He does no ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discuss Bernard Lewis's prognosis concerning the future of the Arab countries

Lewis's prognosis of the future of Arab countries is written from an entirely Western point of view. It is much easier for someone from ... ulence in the region long before Westerners began carving up the region for themselves. For most of Arab history, there has been some power, whether foreign or domestic, that has oppressed the region. ... oreign or domestic, that has oppressed the region. Even in the days of the Umayyad Caliphate, other Arabs that were conquered were forced to pay tribute.Lewis is also too broad in his associations of ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Meursault in "The Stranger" by Albert Camus.

eriously. He has not had a big problem in his way, but his way to live is now problem.When he takes Arab's life away, he does not really realize what he did. Even when he was in the police station, he ... think deeply. Also, he thinks death is death, so there is no future after death. Then, he shot the Arab four times more, but he does not know what it means, "Then I fired four more times at the motio ...

(5 pages) 94 0 2.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Mersault and His Trial in Albert Camus's "The Stranger" - This was for an IB Higher Level English class...

of the second part of the narrative, it is understood that he is put on trial for the murder of an Arab; however, it later comes to our attention that the murder was not the primary reason of his tri ... novel, it becomes apparent that he was, as a matter of fact, not put on trial for the murder of the Arab, but instead, for acting in such a stoic manner. Being the honest, straightforward man he was, ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Arabs prejudged....While many people might be very ethnocentric and blurt out there ethnicity, I choose not to, in fear i might be prejudged because i'm arabian.

ial interest groups, news media, and money hungry politicians are duping society into profiling all Arabs as bad Arabs after September Eleventh. At this point in time, when people are to ask me what n ... ere ethnicity, I choose not to. A little more than a year ago, revealing my cultural identity as an Arab American was not a problem; in fact it was quite interesting. Many people never really knew wha ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2003

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

Anti-Arab Hate Crimes After September 11.

Anti-Arab American, Muslim, Islam, Middle Eastern and South Asian hate crimes rose tremendously following ... can-Islamic Relations.President George Bush has been among those who have pled for tolerance toward Arab and Muslim Americans, saying, "Our nation must be mindful that there are thousands of Arab-Amer ... eir flag just as much as we do, and we must be mindful that as we seek to win the war that we treat Arab-Americans and Muslims with the respect they deserve ("Many cele ...

(1 pages) 111 3 2.7 May/2003

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

"The Outsider".

ave enjoyed going for a walk if it hadn't been for mother.". When Meursault caused the death of the Arab it is a random act of madness and as such he does not feel guilt or shame for the killing, as h ... the idea of the absurd. Meursault is not convicted and sent to death because of the killing of the Arab but rather because he showed a lack of emotion at his mother's funeral. As his lawyer reconsign ...

(4 pages) 68 1 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Arab Democracy, fiction or Reality?

Arab Democracy... Fiction or Reality?"Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in ... e wiser than one man. But from experience and common sense, this is hardly the case.Focusing on the Arab World, it is interesting to note that Democracy was always introduced as a reform to escape the ... ea of literature and many areas of religion and politics. It describes the general situation in the Arab World, where there was really never a concrete belief in the beauty and freedom of a true deomc ...

(20 pages) 231 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The affect of the weather on the protagonist in THe Outsider and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

. The climax in The Outsider occurs when Meursault is at the beach with Raymond and kills an Arab. Meursault has no real motive and provides no justifications for his actions - he blames it on ... my forehead ..." It seems as if Meursault had no choice and was forced to move forward and kill the Arab out of his will:"I knew it was stupid and I wouldn't get out of the sun with one step. But I to ...

(7 pages) 28 0 2.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Albert Camus' "The Stranger". This essay was about the ultimate conclusion of death to ones life.

e lives only in one little part, the world is too big, and he is fundamentally alone.By killing the Arab, Meursault proves that his actions define him, and even if society labels him as a murderer, it ... y labels him as a murderer, it does not matter because he is going to die anyway. The murder of the Arab takes place at the climax of the story and it makes the reader wonder why Meursault has no remo ...

(4 pages) 22 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


sity and velocity of global interactions can be associated with their deepening impact.Poses to the Arab world:Arab intellectuals have been much concerned by globalization. Excited debates on this que ... sectors of human activity. Very few of them cared to assess the extent of the globalization of the Arab World ( are two type of dimension of the Arab Country:- Domestic ...

(4 pages) 355 0 2.8 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Albert Camus' "The Stranger", how personality killed Mersault

bert Camus's book "The Stranger", the existentialist Meursault is put on trial for the murder of an Arab. Meursault is ultimately sentenced to death, not for the murder of the Arab, but for his atheis ... ond, the sun provokes Meursault to commit a crime. While going to get a drink of water, the foreign Arab uses a knife to shine the sunlight in Meursault's face. ""All I could feel were the cymbals of ...

(6 pages) 23 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Middle-Eastern Depictions in the Media

Have you ever seen a movie or a television show where the main character is a 'good and innocent' Arab? Can you think of an Arab superhero or a Middle-Eastern person being 'the good guy that everyon ... astern person being 'the good guy that everyone likes'? Movies and televisions never seem to depict Arabs, or even just those who are Islamic, as positive. When an American sees an Arab on the street, ...

(5 pages) 39 0 1.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Case study document on marketing of Burj Al Arab in Dubai.

Abstract: This paper discusses the marketing of Burj AlArab hotel in Dubai. It contains a brief description of the hotel and his history. It describes abou ... ssed in the paper to know about its situation in Dubai. It also shows you the competitor of Burj Al Arab in Dubai and the marketing audit shows that how the hotel is positioned in the market .It concl ... ing audit shows that how the hotel is positioned in the market .It concludes by stating how Burj Al Arab can maintain and develop its policies to keep it top in competitive market of Dubai.BURJ AL ARA ...

(5 pages) 211 0 4.2 Apr/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Character Analyzation Of Albert Camus' "The Guest"

World War II. Algeria, under French control at the time, was very tense due to civil unrest of the Arabic people. The protagonist of the story is Daru, a solitary French schoolteacher who lives at a ... snowstorm after eight months of drought. Two minor characters, a French policeman, Balducci, and an Arab prisoner arrive at the school. Balducci commands Daru to deliver the prisoner to nearby authori ...

(4 pages) 7326 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Middle East

cratic (or any party that you choose.) There customs include: New Years Day Unit day Revolution Day Arab League Day Labor Day Marty’s Day Christmas While to name a few holidays: New ... most Americans (that have a religion) believe that if you commit suside than it is a bad thing.The Arabic people don’t seam to be very independent when it comes to say what they fi ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Arab American Minority Rights After The September 11 Attacks.

of September 11th, can the United States and the American people continue to support the rights of Arab Americans? Can we continue to allow them the same liberties that we as Americans take for grant ... could live with our decision if we had to consider the same type of solution to our current problem.Arab Americans are now feeling an unfortunate backlash to the September 11th attacks. They are being ...

(2 pages) 550 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers