Essays Tagged: "callous"

Alienations and "All Quiet on the Western Front"

easures. According to Paul, though, the men haven't entirely lost human sensitivity: they're not as callous as they appeared in Chapter 1, wolfing down their dead companions' rations. It's just that t ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Game Can Change Your Whole World - Analysis on the movie The Game, staring Michael Douglas.

d become affectionate towards them like he never did before. When Nicholas meets Christine, he is a callous and arrogant person, but when he realizes he gets her fired he feels badly about it and goes ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 Nov/2002

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

Essay about Magwitch from Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations."

eating method by comparing it to a large dog. This early description of Magwitch shows a tough and callous criminal.Magwitch's background makes him a character to pity. He never received advantages a ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"To Build A Fire" written by Jack London.

ning that all he would have to do to survive "was to keep his head," the man exposes himself to the callous laws of nature.A second mistake the man makes is to journey along the path of a frozen creek ...

(2 pages) 96 1 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Symbolism in Madame Bovary

look on life whose many symbols are, at times, as deeply embedded in the story line as a thorn in a callous heel. The elements making up the very person of Charles Bovary remain excruciatingly evident ...

(4 pages) 54 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Pip's Progression in Charles Dicken's "Great Expectations"

t Expectations, Charles Dickens creates many intriguing and unforgettable characters, including the callous Miss Havisham, the sharp and crude lawyer, Mr. Jaggers, and the benevolent Abel Magwitch. Ho ... ens 59). After just one afternoon at the house, Pip wishes Estella's acceptance, and hopes that her callous attitude toward him would change (Ghent 181). While walking back home, Pip begins to feel as ...

(10 pages) 178 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book review on the book "I know why the caged bird sings." What the book was about, and why the author wrote the book.

ey turned up dead. For he was all I claimed, if not all I had."Life in Stamps is very difficult and callous for the Negro people, and Angelou conveys this so that the reader will have a greater unders ...

(3 pages) 108 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gladiators and Rome

The blood lust of the spectators, populus and emperors alike, the brutality of the combat, and the callous deaths of men and animals still disturb modern sensibilities. And yet, are we so different? ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Genocide Report

ust carry identity papers with us at all times, a large 'J' must be stamped on our passports; these callous acts aren't all we've been through but they are definitely not fair either. This agony bring ...

(4 pages) 46 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Lady MacBeth Essay: Nadeau Lyn

ize the throne conflicts with the stereotype of the typical noble woman of the time. Lady Macbeth's callous nature, coupled with her unwomanly virtues produces unprecedented misfortunes which causes t ... guilt and insanity. But even in her sickness, unlike the Macduffs, there is tenderness in Macbeth's calloused heart for Lady Macbeth and he is concerned about his wife when he receives the physician's ...

(6 pages) 37 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Literary analysis on beowulf including: Imagery, conflict, and characterizatio.

mental picture and a sense of Grendel's ruthlessness. Without the imagery, Grendel wouldn't seem so callous and Beowulf so brave. Another great example of imagery is when Grendel entered the main hall ...

(3 pages) 87 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Don't make cruelty pay!

death. Just for the sake of younger-looking skin or brighter whites. Relentless cruelty in its most callous and devious way. These animals only have one hope-you!Everyday, many of us use a product tha ...

(1 pages) 37 3 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Extension English: Conventions of the victorian novel. Related text: Great expectations - Charles Dickens

The Victorian era was an age of a desolate lower class being ruled by a callous upper class. This society contained extreme prejudice, ignorance, apathy, and above all, it ...

(9 pages) 53 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Endgame By: Samuel Beckett

rs, Hamm especially, "hesitate" to "finish" life though they despise it. Her death also exposes the callous attitudes to death of the others. Nagg eats his biscuit and seems unfazed, and Hamm is even ...

(1 pages) 42 0 3.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest": Analysis of Nurse Ratched.

Nurse Ratched--as the supreme, authoritative, and callous overseer for the mental ward--probably believes that she is crucial to the mental-health rec ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Robert Frost and Masculinity: Comparing the poems "Home Burial" and "Mending Wall"

in many of his poems. They are flooded with male characters that are either intended to be hard and callous, or suffering from the mold that society has placed them in; they build emotional barriers b ... rugged, heroic American woodsman persona that Robert Frost represented to readers, and he shows the callousness of the male character in his poem, despite the fact that the man can be closely compared ...

(9 pages) 43 1 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Bartleby The Scrivener

uss their physical needs and emotions. In addition, the employer tends to form a rather distant and callous relationship with his employees. The only consideration of the employer is that his employee ...

(8 pages) 36 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Irish Potato Famine

me. While the Irish starved for lack of food and medical aid, the English government looked on with callous disinterest. English families feasted on Irish-grown grains and wheat, as well as sheep, cal ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Rocking Horse Winner

reed, and antagonistic attitude.When Paul's mother comes downstairs and reads the letters she has a callous look on her face and tells no one that she has received a letter saying the family has inher ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pygmalion - Film Versus Play

s' insensitivity towards Eliza is explicitly depicted throughout Pygmalion via a combination of the callous comments he expresses and his utter disregard for Eliza's feelings. Due to the inconsiderate ...

(4 pages) 1088 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers