Essays Tagged: "Authenticity"

The Triumph of "Gorsh the Cellist" Miyazawa Kenji

minates Kenji's works. The interaction he portrays is never nonsensical but always animated with an authenticity that rings true to its audience. This is most apparent in the scene between Gorsh and t ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

We're In the Money. Speaks of Counterfeiting U.S. currency

ogy experiment? Between pouring a liquid on the note and/or holding it up to the light to check for authenticity, is our currency system in danger? As of the beginning of 1996, the Chairman of the Fed ...

(4 pages) 80 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Science vs the paranormal: Paranormal pursuits play an important role in society by satisfying human needs that are not addressed by mainstream science.

demic, scientific and social circles. Most of the scientific community has been skeptical about the authenticity and scientific basis of such scientifically inexplicable phenomenon as psychic readings ...

(2 pages) 92 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

How do Frank Capra's "Prelude to War" and John Huston's "Let There Be Light" differing purposes/points-of-view/approaches to the subject shape each film's form and production method?

of both wartime documentaries, and evaluate the effectiveness of their balance between artifice and authenticity.Huston's 1946 film "Let There Be Light" was filmed with the intent to document the trea ... e need to fight for justice.Comparing both World War Two films and its balance between artifice and authenticity, "Let There Be Light" is conspicuously more authentic than artificial, while "Prelude T ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

CARS Decision Making Technique Article Review - MGT 350: Critical Thinking (article review of a decision making technique, including applications and limitations)

e that is providing the material or issue. The listener or researcher should search for evidence of authenticity and reliability as the material is provided. Some key tests that should be applied incl ...

(3 pages) 788 3 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Authenticity in tourism.

According to Theobald (1998:411) authenticity means genuine, unadulterated or the real thing. In modern times tourism is frequently a ... nuine, unadulterated or the real thing. In modern times tourism is frequently accused of destroying authenticity ((a notion which is problematic in its own term), through commoditization of cultures, ... s, such as festivals, dance rituals and food which is produced for monetary gain. The definition of authenticity is debatable by many academics; I will try to explore their views on this subject in th ...

(5 pages) 148 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Guernica" by Pablo Picasso.

on media, 'Guernica' was produced in 1937 after several changes in the composition. 'The value and authenticity of 'Guernica' is achieved not by means of historical accuracy or a simple re-telling of ...

(1 pages) 61 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

"Guernica" by Pablo Picasso.

on media, 'Guernica' was produced in 1937 after several changes in the composition. 'The value and authenticity of 'Guernica' is achieved not by means of historical accuracy or a simple re-telling of ...

(2 pages) 150 0 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Family values, present trends in changing family values.

al so called alternate family values would be to publicize the life of a gay bishop and reason with authenticity the very basic biblical concept of a traditional family and advocate that it is alright ...

(3 pages) 365 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

An applied environmental ethics 'case study on the Brazilian rainforest'.

"The authenticity of nature arises out of the fact that its existence precedes its essence."- Eugene C. H ... ittle, Brown, 1990.Wilson, E. The Diversity of Life. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992."The authenticity of nature arises out of the fact that its existence precedes its essence."- Eugene C. H ...

(23 pages) 267 1 4.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Protestant Reformation.

raged with the church's selling of Indulgences. Not only was the church misleading people about the authenticity of Indulgences but the funds from the sales were used to fund St. Peter's Basilica in R ...

(2 pages) 139 4 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Dream of Rood".

ified author"(a brilliant writer within the church) are from which this poem advocates power in its authenticity to be the truth. The author starts off to tell the story of a dream that wasn't just a ...

(4 pages) 44 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Evolution vs. Religion.

ationists. Biblical creation and evolution are very different, and both have indicators as to their authenticity.In evolution life is seen as having resulted by natural processes only. The theory sugg ...

(3 pages) 71 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Summary of Walter Benjamin's essay, " The of art in the age of mechanical reproduction".

roductions of art lack the original's presence in a specific time and place, which is the basis for authenticity. The mechanical reproduction is more independent from the original in that the producer ... the advantage of being able to place the image within situations inaccessible to the original.Once authenticity and originality are confused, the authority of the object becomes confused as well.The ...

(3 pages) 18349 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Reliability of Testimonies of the Holocaust Survivors: Elie Wiesel's Night and Binjamin Wilkomirski's 'Fragments'

in Wilkomirski's Fragments and analyse the contribution made by these books to the debate about the authenticity of survivor testimony. The two texts I will look at challenge the notions of truth and ... s the key to understanding why the texts are both 'tokens of reality' and 'questionable as to their authenticity'.Using White's theory, both Wilkomirski and Wiesel are unable to offer us the actuality ...

(13 pages) 117 2 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Evaluation of efforts to validate and invalidate the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin (burial cloth of Jesus).

one that provides concrete evidence of the death and resurrection of Christ to those who trust its authenticity. Within the past two decades, falling "squarely within a Catholic tradition, of seeking ... d to accurately date the shroud's origin. Like Faith in Christian Religion, the age (and underlying authenticity) of the Shroud of Turin may still lie in the beliefs of the individual.The Shroud of Tu ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

SCARLET LETTER Analysis of Romanticism in the Scarlet letter the reason for the low grade is it wasn't long enough.

urned throughout the novel. Examples of romanticism can be found from the beginning with the air of authenticity to the end with the element of a moral. Nathaniel Hawthorne is hands down the most roma ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Textual Analysis of Art Spiegelman's Maus I & Maus II

format and animals to represent the different races and nationalities while preserving the story's authenticity.. When you think of a comic book you usually think of a heroic tale or something of fan ...

(4 pages) 122 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Style and Storytelling in The Things They Carried

onalized CharacterII. Truth and FictionA. Comparison and Contrast of real and "fictional" aspectsB. Authenticity's of story'sC. Constant ChangingIII. Repetition for effectA. Minute DetailsB. Foreshado ... 5) O'Brien does not necessarily lie, he changes the definition of telling the truth. By calling the authenticity of stories into question, O'Brien highlights the overall style that defines The Things ...

(10 pages) 265 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Journalist from Mars by Noam Chomsky

lso what is going on around the world. Moreover we trust the media blindly, without questioning the authenticity, impartiality and accuracy. The pictures have a huge impact on how we see things; we te ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies