Essays Tagged: "aspiration"

A Character Sketch of Joe Gargary from Great Expectations

'raising him by hand'.At one point, Pip decides he will teach Joe to read.Although Joe has no real aspiration for this, he humors Pipand lets the boy instruct him. As mentioned before, Mrs.Gargery is ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.2 Dec/1996

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

The Great Gatsby

flag of America and American people?s dream. Green light at the end of Daisy?s dock symbolizes the aspiration of James Gatsby?s love towards daisy. Nick Caraways firsts realized the love with daisy w ...

(3 pages) 106 0 3.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Defintion paper on Desire

wants something, size makes no difference.Imagine what the world would be like with out this act of aspiration. We would lack that certain zeal that makes us each unique. The passionate writing of the ...

(1 pages) 76 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Jay Gatsby: The Dissolution of a Dream. Talks about one of the characters in Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"

ed in the Webster's New World Dictionary as: afanciful vision of the conscious mind; a fond hope or aspiration; anythingso lovely, transitory, etc. as to seem dreamlike. In the beginning pagesof F. Sc ... order to swarm against the dream. Itis a strange dream, Gatsby's but he was a man who had hopes andaspirations. He was a child, who believed in a childish thing.

(3 pages) 294 3 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

essay on John Boorman's movie "Excalibur"

t of a mans life revolved around their desire to one day serve their king as a knight. The yearning aspiration to become a knight is portrayed in several ways in John Boorman's movie, Excalibur. Arthu ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The American dream

The American Dream is something that makes America great. It allows those with aspirations to make them come true. In America all one needs is a dream and the motivation to carry ... t that dream. Ambition is the driving force behind the American Dream. It allows anyone that has an aspiration, a desire, a yearning, to carry out their individual dream. It knows no bounds of race, c ... am- "land, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."To have the desire and the drive to carry out ones aspirations embodies the American Dream. My father had these desires and aspirations and was able to ...

(4 pages) 417 2 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

"Men without Hats: To Clone or not to Clone". A pro argument for cloning, arguing against Charles Krauthammer M.D.'s views on cloning.

-----------"To clone or not to clone?" is the question of this argument. This conquest has been the aspiration of many scientists for hundreds, perhaps thousands of years. On the other hand, it is the ...

(4 pages) 279 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

"The S.A.T's: A Fair Fight?". This paper argues against using the S.A.T's as a "standardized" test of your I.Q capacity.

----The S.A.T's: A Fair Fight?-------------------------------------------------------College is the aspiration of thousands of young adults everywhere. In today's modern society, you cannot typically ...

(4 pages) 149 2 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Frankenstein" by Shelley, Mary.

Hidden LoveFrankenstein Love is an aspiration based on admiration and benevolence. To love another is to admire them and to have a warm ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


rity of law and state, and justifies that which is unjustifiable in an integrated society where the aspiration is to equality. In the early part of the 20th century segregation flourished in the Unite ...

(3 pages) 117 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitsgerald - morality.

cret desire. Each individual and their personality will determine how far they will go to gain this aspiration. One person would go only so far as to tell a few lies, while another might kill somebody ...

(14 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

What was the main cause of world war I ? The four main causes were imperialism, militarism, alliances, and nationalism. Without these influences the war would have never happened.

ed by nationalism.Nationalism is known as the love of ones own country. Through this love breeds an aspiration to be unsurpassed by any other country; which, in this case, resulted in the First World ...

(3 pages) 158 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

A Raisin In the Sun

and willing dreamer, it is likely that the dream will come true. A dream is a hope, a wish, and an aspiration. People have dreams about what they want to be when they grow up and what they want their ...

(1 pages) 71 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'This dead butcher and his fiend-like queen.' Is this quote an accurate assessment of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Shakespeares 'Macbeth'?

is manhood. He was very dependent on Lady Macbeth because she was the one with all the ambition and aspiration. This is a very different Macbeth to what we see him as later on in the play. He becomes ...

(3 pages) 44 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Go tell it on the mountain :James Baldwin

nJames Baldwin was born in Harlem, New York City, as the son of a local worker. Growing up with the aspiration to be a great writer. Even though James was brought up in severe poverty he did not let t ...

(2 pages) 56 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Bigger Than Their Bodies". What do Homer's "The odyssey" and song lyrics have in common?

yer and "The Odyssey," by Homer, express this desire through theme, language, and tone.The theme of aspiration can be found in both of these works. In the Odyssey, Odysseus plots his escape from a Cyc ... defeated him, and that all would remember his skill. John Mayer has the same level of ambition and aspiration. In his song he says, "Someday I'll fly, someday I'll soar, someday I'll be so damn much ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

United States Reform Movements

als, many of these factions undertook drastic measures to achieve what they believed to be a proper aspiration. Nevertheless, it would be farfetched to claim that such reform movements within the US r ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Becoming A Certified Public Accountant: Aspirations of Numbers

ss several reasons and statistics, which I feel prompted the want for me to attain the extent of my aspiration to become a Certified Public Accountant.Accounting is classified as the bookkeeping metho ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

The influence of Dreams.

The exact definition of a dream is a, 'fantasy, ideal or aspiration, beautiful or ideal person or thing'. However, I believe that a dream is not just an ever ...

(5 pages) 49 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The American Dream By: Tan Ly

ween the plot points, the book speaks to many important themes in American life including idealism, aspiration, and disillusionment with the American dream. On another level, Fitzgerald addresses a mo ...

(5 pages) 49 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers