Essays Tagged: "civilisation"

Muriel's wedding critical analysis

el in breakingthrough the bondages around her family and friends, trespassing from suburban tocivilisation.Muriel begins the film as an overweight loser from Queensland, a woman trapped by ...

(3 pages) 106 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Five factor model of personality. Refers to theories of Allport and Oddbert, McAdams, Eyesenck, Mischel, Block, Both Costa and McCrae, Goldberg and Saucier

discussion amongst many differenttheorists within many different disciplines since the beginning of civilisation. Personality can bedefined as 'the distinctive and characteristic patterns of thought, ...

(8 pages) 496 0 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Effects of Global Communication

With the development of civilisation and written languages came the need for more frequent and reliable methods of communica ...

(3 pages) 183 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

What part does reification play in the process of medical consultation?

d consultation.If we accept that we are in a postmodern era, then the concept of the progression of civilisation can been seen in three stages leading to that. First there was the 'primitive world' wh ...

(6 pages) 67 0 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Analyse the impact of globalisation in EITHER a country OR a region of your choice." I chose London, England.

ded to focus on a Western Country and the impact of globalisation on an already very industrialised civilisation. It was difficult to decide between looking at the impact of globalisation on London or ...

(11 pages) 367 2 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

The Mass Media's role in influencing 'New' Terrorism.

-----------------------------------------------------Terrorism is an aspect that has been effecting civilisation for hundreds of years. The acts of violence have many different aims and objectives whi ...

(11 pages) 574 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Despite persistent rural urban migration in Latin America, the agricultural sector has continued to be of vital importance during the last seventy years. Explain give examples.

e birth to agriculture, cattle breeding, farming and growing variety of crops. Ever since the Incas civilisation, agriculture has been the main occupation for the people of Latin America. Both men and ...

(9 pages) 135 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Civilisation in The Picture of Dorian Gray and Heart of Darkness. Wilde and Conrad's view of man in society.

e 'universal genius' in Heart of Darkness leads one to question the effects of society on man: does civilisation help or hinder morality? Although many critics have argued the former, there is much ev ... ty he once idolised only disguises the truth--'ugliness was the one reality'.In Heart of Darkness, 'civilisation' is presented as a mask that conceals the reality of humanity. When Marlow, the morally ...

(9 pages) 72 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Iraq Conflict Speech (Pro War) -Written before the war.

weapons of mass destruction at his disposal. He is threatening the lives of millions of people and civilisation would never be the same if there was a nuclear war. How would you feel if you, your fam ... se there are enough wars going on already. Iraq are ignoring so many UN laws that he is a threat to civilisation and he must be dealt with... soon

(2 pages) 72 1 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Greed is Good.

ed is the driving force behind the world's rapid development and globalisation. At the beginning of civilisation, men knew nothing about the world around them. It was the greed for better living stand ...

(4 pages) 92 2 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Darkness and Light in Heat of Darkness Compare Kurtz's African woman to "his Intended" and show how this contrast highlights the central theme of the novel: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

ception of the story - has a revelation about human nature. Initially, he associates things such as civilisation, knowledge, and good in terms of light - as it appears; and lack of civilisation, savag ... e culturally constructed Victorian woman. By appearance the Intended lives under the false light of civilisation has provided for her. When in fact she has shut herself in "tomb of darkness", where ev ...

(4 pages) 192 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Lord of the Flies" Illusion and Reality Theme: Illusion Becomes Reality

of the rebel tribe, and the conch, the shell at the bottom of a lagoon, which becomes the symbol of civilisation.One example of how delusions make reality may be noticed in the following quotes. In th ... ture leader as 'Him with the shell', and they are already developing the delusion that the shell is civilisation. One may believe that the authors has intentions of using the conch to represent civili ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Meaning of 'Nature' in Wordsworth and Coleridge's 'Lyrical Ballads'

to the natural world. This allows comparison between man in this natural state, and man exposed to 'civilisation'. The Lyrical Ballads show how man can become corrupted by social convention. Through c ... In his poem, 'The Foster-Mother's Tale', a child is discovered in his natural state, untouched by 'civilisation'. He is moved from this natural setting to the 'civilised' world, living "chiefly at th ...

(7 pages) 138 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Is there anything original about Islam?

lam is a particularly fascinating case study for both camps. A new religious tradition is formed, a civilisation born, and within one hundred years of the founder's death an empire stretching from Wes ... the disposable income needed to purchase goods. In language, unlike the descendents of other Axial civilisations, Muslims developed their own "classical models afresh". Again, this new development dr ...

(10 pages) 121 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

World war

world warThere have been wars ever since civilisation began. History tells us about the crusades, revolutions, civil wars, wars of independen ...

(2 pages) 64 2 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Civilisation is a veneer; we are all savages at heart" Discuss this statement in relation to The Lord of the Flies.

hat hides something unpleasant or unwanted. In this case it is the savagery that is being hidden by civilisation.In The Lord of the Flies this is best seen through the two main characters of Ralph and ... Jack cannot bring himself to kill the pig at this point in the book because he is still so used to civilisation and being civilised. Later on in the book, when he lets the fire go out he actually apo ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Lord of the flies character analysis of Ralph.

lone, with the realisation that Jack and his followers have taken the final step over the line from civilisation to savagery. Ralph attempts to convince himself that the tribe cannot be as evil as the ... sed people of Nazi Germany. How people could be whipped into a frenzy and to overcome the layers of civilisation to commit terrible consequences.

(6 pages) 63 2 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shakespeare, the tempest

ake from exhibiting Caliban at an English fair.The European greed was a driving force of so-called 'civilisation'. They did not stop to think and consider Calibans feelings. As a native of the island ... ir morals are better. Caliban fits into this because he lived freely on the island without magic or civilisation before Prospero came and knew all the places on the island where nature was at its best ...

(13 pages) 59 1 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


The poisoning of the world's land, air, and water is the fastest-spreading disease of civilisation. It probably produces fewer headlines than wars, earthquakes and floods but it is poten ...

(1 pages) 821 3 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Myths of Indigenous Australians

Europeans first arrived to Australia, they viewed the indigenous inhabitants as lacking sufficient civilisation to be deemed as the tangible owners and sovereigns of the land (Bulbeck 1998), this att ...

(7 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology