Essays Tagged: "civilized"

The Tempest

etween Prospero and Caliban. Caliban, who was the previous king of the island, is taught how to be 'civilized' by Prospero and his daughter Miranda. Then he is forced to be their servant. Caliban expl ...

(5 pages) 172 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

A Civil Rebuttal (not revolt)

to strive for have made us, again as a unity, divides. I asked myself exactly how we have achieved 'civilized chaos' in the search for our solutions and resolutions of the very 'virus' it seems we hav ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Society, Morals, and Civilization Portrayed in the Headhunter and Cat's Eye

omes more impactful and affects how the child lives his life, forming his own personal beliefs in a civilized fashion.In both novels the Headhunter by Timothy Findley, and Margaret Atwood's Cat's Eye ... ife. Both characters, Lilah and Elaine, live unique lifestyles, both can be categorized in a "bleak civilized nature."Lilah's lifestyle is similar to many schizophrenic patients. She lives an isolated ...

(5 pages) 176 3 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Children, TV, and Violence

then that America has the most crime and violence. Why not Switzerland or Australia. Are we not as civilized and advanced as they? I believe it is this numbness to violence that has made America so v ...

(10 pages) 360 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Civilized By Tony Kellerhuis

Tony KellerhuisDefinition paper4-4-2002CivilizedWe are starting to witness the beginning of a new era full of information and technology, a ... e how far advanced people have become, versus the past, has society grown in other ways? Does being civilized only mean to become more advanced technologically, or does it also apply to morals?Obvious ... us from a lot of hard work, which was completed by hand, so in this sense, society has become more civilized.On the other hand, not all the technology used nowadays improves society. Many specialized ...

(1 pages) 59 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Degeneration of The kids on the island.

he beginning of time, savagery has existed inside of humankind. As time and people have become more civilized the desire to kill mitigates to nothing more than entertainment. In Lord of the Flies we c ... y revert to a savage life style if placed into a hostile environment.The boys in the novel begin as civilized children who obey the laws they were taught their whole lives. Upon arriving on the island ...

(3 pages) 66 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The definiton of civilized

All Things are RelativeThe dictionary defines civilized as 'advanced in social customs, art, andscience'. The keyword here is social customs. A pe ... d in social customs, art, andscience'. The keyword here is social customs. A persons idea of what iscivilized is relative to his culture. Through out the history of man, one cansee many changes in cus ... history of man, one cansee many changes in customs, and customs is what defines our idea of whatis civilized. The word civilized is one of the most relative concepts.Time and distance are what have s ...

(2 pages) 55 0 2.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Unholy Crusade, a look into Oliver Stone's War film, Platoon.

Although Spain was themost powerful nation at the time, their attempt to spreadChristianity on less civilized people came to a fatal enddue to the explorers' detrimental actions. The moviePlatoon reen ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.0 Dec/1996

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

A review of A street Car Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams

age of sixteen to a boy she believed was a perfect gentleman. He was sensitive, understanding, and civilized much like herself coming from an rich background. She was truly in love with Allen whom sh ...

(3 pages) 119 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Alfred Tennyson, often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry.

time. Historian T.B. Macaulay in 1838 said that theEnglish had become 'the greatest and most highly civilized peoplethat ever the world saw.' Yet, another man by the name of BenjaminDisraeli, who was ...

(6 pages) 137 1 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Lord of the Flies" (Golding), portrays the defects of human nature, and a philosophical pessimism that seals the fate of man

ine the defects of their social ethics. Man's purity and innocence was gone.Man's ability to remain civilized was faltering. This change of attitude wasextremely evident in the literature of the age. ... presentative ofDemocracy. Elected as the leader he and Piggy his companion keep order andmaintain a civilized government. The strength of Ralph's character was supportedby the power of World War II. J ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.3 Nov/1996

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

The Aztec

d been the greatest power in Mexico. As they grew in political status they became sophisticated and civilized. The Aztecs had a very neat religion that they practiced they worshipped gods and sacrific ... d been the greatest power in Mexico. As they grew in political status they became sophisticated and civilized. The Aztecs had a very neat religion that they practiced they worshipped gods and sacrific ...

(6 pages) 142 0 4.1 Aug/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Theme in Lord of the Flies by William Golding: Writing Assignment This essay is new, meaning it may contain errors; however, I believe the level of writing presented is decent.

tion. Golding's emphasis appeared to revolve around the following statement: "Though humanity seems civilized, total freedom and a lack of consequences for ones' actions (or the progressive effects of ...

(5 pages) 183 3 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Did the Expansion of the Aztec Empire Lead to Their Downfall?

t that time the Aztecs were a small, nomadic tribe living in the border territory on the margins of civilized Mesoamerica. (see map I) In the 13th century they settled in the valley of central Mexico. ... grew to be greatest power in Mexico. As they grew in political status they became sophisticated and civilized, learning from established peoples who had been town dwellers for more than 1,000 years. ( ...

(5 pages) 126 1 4.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

How western Imperilism affects china and japan

al world behind .China viewed themselves as totally self sufficient , superior , and the only truly civilized land in a barbarous world. They were inward looking and were encouraged by the conservativ ... effective way to maintain their national identity , which was to adopt Western techniques , become 'civilized ' in the Western view , and deal with foreigners on equal economic and diplomatic terms . ...

(3 pages) 137 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Toltec civilization

this paper was to prove toltecs were civilized, but i went off in a couple of places she thought that, since the toltecs practiced human ... off in a couple of places she thought that, since the toltecs practiced human sacrifice, they are uncivilized. important for sensitive teachersToltec CivilizationThe Priest stood atop the temple of th ... lain each of these in turn, butfirst, I will talk about one other idea. This idea is not a trait of civilized cultures, but ismore of a method to check the effectiveness of the culture's practices. Do ...

(15 pages) 118 0 3.4 Dec/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Primitive Religion, a description of ancient religion

ing that the religions of those peoples are somehow less complex than the religions of "advanced", "civilized", or "modern" society.The term primitive religion unjustly represents a great deal of beli ...

(5 pages) 135 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Discuss the importance of the 'mirror' in psychoanalytic terms with reference to Lacan's theory of the mirror stage and Angela Carter's short story 'Flesh and the Mirror'.

reud is interested in investigating how an infant forms an unconscious and a superego and becomes a civilized adult, Lacan is fascinated in how the infant gets this illusion we call a 'self' (the id). ...

(7 pages) 119 2 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

This essay argues against the insanity plea. It gives about 5 points/arguments that prove the defense faulty, and tell that it should be abolished from court rooms.

for the "mentally insane" people to go virtually unpunished for their crime. For hundreds of years civilized courts have recognized that, when a person who is mentally unstable is accused of a crime, ...

(4 pages) 171 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A Cat Can Also Be Your Best Friend; persuasiive essay

a cat can be trained to avoid unwanted behavior or perform tricks. Cats can even fetch.Cats can be civilized members of the household. Unlike dogs, cats do not bark or make other loud noises. Most ca ... are content to go about their usual activities until their owners return.Cats are low maintenance, civilized companions. People who have small living quarters or less time for pet care should appreci ...

(2 pages) 104 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing