Essays Tagged: "Conrad"

Even more on Spanish culture

Jason ConradNovember 17, 1996Even More on Spanish CultureThe Spanish culture is very similar to American c ...

(8 pages) 139 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Colonization: The Bringing of Light Into the Darkness

Dark Ages. According to Christianity, in the beginning of time all was dark and God created light. Conrad plays with this theme extensively, sometimes using the imagery in traditional ways and someti ... , these men bearing swords and figurative torches were the "bearers of a spark from a sacred fire" (Conrad 2207) of English civilization. The narrator also refers to the Thames as a gateway to civiliz ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The tone of the book "Heart of Darkness" by Conrad.

Heart of DarknessPer 1st A.P. EnglishThesis:A tone of fascination dominates Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness'. This tone is established early within the text when Marlow first goes ... ead.D. He's a sailor and therefor an adventurer. Fascination is what drives him to do what he does. Conrad allows the tone of fascination to run free in this character to keep the stories pace going. ... n were treated and seen as 'dolls' that had to be preserved. Protected from the harsh world of men. Conrads book, through Marlows memory, has women written exactly how a man would've seen them. Marlow ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Summary of the novel "Ordinary People"

Illinois, during the 1970s. The action focuses on the Jarrett family--Calvin and Beth and their son Conrad. Before the action of the book begins, there was a second Jarrett son--Buck--who was killed i ... -who was killed in a boating accident over a year before the novel begins. After the death of Buck, Conrad became deeply troubled, blaming himself. He tried to commit suicide by slashing his wrists; h ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Type of motivation used in the novel Ordinary People, by Judith Guest

on their ideas of what is right." In other words, our thoughts determine our actions. In the novel, Conrad Jarret utilizes this type of motivation in several instances. While I do believe that Conrad ... nal forces around him had an even greater impact.One instance of motivation, which I believe proves Conrad's desire to be able to control the events that cross his path of life, was his intention to c ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Achebe's "An Image of Africa : Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness"

Achebe's "An Image of Africa : Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness" (The Massachusetts Review, 18 (1977) : 782 - 94) expresses a passionate ... t of Darkness" (The Massachusetts Review, 18 (1977) : 782 - 94) expresses a passionate objection to Conrad's point of view and portrayal of Africa and Africans in his novel Heart of Darkness. Achebe's ... el Heart of Darkness. Achebe's novel, Things Fall Apart, can be considered the direct opposition to Conrad's Heart of Darkness and is seen to as a challenge on Conrad's western views. I shall explore ...

(12 pages) 253 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Character analysis of Guest's Ordinary People. Analyzes Cal, Beth, and Conrad and how there actions are related.

he old adage that the "apple doesn't fall far from the tree," and through analysis of Cal and Beth, Conrad's persona takes form.In a very altruistic move in which he swallows his pride(a passionate tr ... truistic move in which he swallows his pride(a passionate trait), Cal goes to visit and talk to the Conrad's psychiatrist - for his own foibles - and behaves astoundingly. While originally guided by s ...

(3 pages) 77 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Racism in "Heart of Darkness" and "Apocalypse Now".

society by lying about them.Firstly, I think that the racism claims are overstated, in two ways. A) Conrad's racism, such as it is, is directed not at black people as a whole but rather as Africans. I ... prejudice must be recognized as activism, or whatever the proper term is, rather than as racism. B) Conrad is critical, not solely of Africans and their way of life, but also of European culture. He's ...

(3 pages) 69 0 0.0 Aug/2003

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

The Narrative Technique in "The Secret Agent".

It is obvious that Conrad a writer that seems more preoccupied with his narrative than anything else. Conrad describes ... lying themes, ironies, characters, and mysteriousness of the novel. Like in most of his other works Conrad has decided to use the omniscient narrator. The narrator is an extension of Conrad but the di ... ient is required to reveal the burning core of the narrative whilst retaining the ironic detachment Conrad wanted. The truly amazing thing about the gift of divinity is that it allows one to distinctl ...

(3 pages) 62 0 0.0 Aug/2003

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

Boeing Case Analysis including SWOT Analysis, Internal External Matrix, and much more.

then decided that it was time that he should enter into the field of aviation.Boeing and his friend Conrad Westervelt teamed up to create a more practical plane after witnessing the Wright brother's c ...

(38 pages) 1977 2 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Ordinary People Quote Discussion.

ote reveals the themes of the story, recovery and the affect of failure. At the start of this novel Conrad had just been out of the hospital for a month, where he was treated. He has just recovered "p ... l attempt. His brother, Buck had just passed away about 1 ½ years ago in a boating accident. Conrad totally blamed himself for Buck's death because he was present and feels he did nothing to sa ...

(2 pages) 40 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Heart of Darkness -- Joseph Conrad:as a journey of individuation, a meeting with the anima, an encounter with the shadow,and a descent into the mythic underworld.

pe of the human heart." The African heart described by Greene "acquired a new layer of meaning when Conrad portrayed the Congo under King Leopold as the Heart of Darkness, a place where barbarism triu ... per ego." (McLynn, ix).The unknown and uncharted topography of the African continent first beckoned Conrad's narrator, Marlow, into its depths in his boyhood: "Now, when I was a little chap I had a pa ...

(23 pages) 235 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A critical response on Judith Guest's Ordinary People describing character development, themes, and the author's writing style.

ealing occurs after a dreadful experience, such as a family member dieing. This can be seen through Conrad himself managing to get better and get his life back on track, and Calvin and Beth's marriage ... ons for the deficiency could have been explained further. For example, Beth does not want to pamper Conrad as her husband does, but she fails to communicate with Calvin or Conrad about it. Beth and Ca ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Is Heart of Darkness a text which criticises or endorses imperialism?

the region now called the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the period around 1900. A version of Conrad's work first appeared in the Blackwood's Magazine in 1899, but was published as a novella in ... hs of an estimated five to ten million deaths under Leopold was screened in 2003.The role of Joseph Conrad and the timely publication of his novella Heart of Darkness in 1902 is the subject of debate ...

(8 pages) 143 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


NikeRemy AjluniAdam BrookAnthony CollettiElizabeth CromptonConrad PilewiczMichael RamosCurrent nature and structure of the athletic footwear industry:The athle ...

(43 pages) 1206 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Lord jim, jim conrad

passes away under a cloud, inscrutable at heart, forgotten, unforgiven, and excessively romantic" (Conrad 351). This sentence shows that Jim is not forgiven for one mistake and it finally leads Jim t ... direction of cowardice. One can observe, the guilt of his cowardice hunts him until he dies. Joseph Conrad is making a statement with the novel that guilt is a very powerful force and it is very diffi ...

(3 pages) 31 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Little Buddha: Beliefs of Buddhism

Jessie Conrad was a simple, ordinary boy who lived in Seattle. However, his whole life changed after a visi ... each Jessie about Buddhism were very effective. Lama Norbu was an important figure in Jessie Conrad's life. He was a great role model and teacher. He taught Jessie many ideas and concepts about ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

Color as a Tool of Symbolism in Heart of Darkness

s thought to be evil and dishonest. "I met a white man in such an unexpected elegance of getup..." (Conrad p.21). This demonstrates how a white man was not expected to be a good person. Elegance of dr ... ging to some coast tribe and educated by my poor predecessor....thought all the world of himself." (Conrad p.45). People are described as black with hatred regardless of skin color. This is further ev ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Heart of Darkness

Conrad's novel, Heart of Darkness, relies on the historical period of imperialism in order to descri ... s views in life.The important motives in Heart of Darkness connect the white men with the Africans. Conrad knew that the white men who come to Africa professing to bring progress and light to "darkest ... s, he allows himself to be worshipped as a god--he, simply, lost his identity.The main character of Conrad's novel undergoes a drastic change in response to his environment, common only to that specif ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ordinary People: Beth & Calvin Analysis

Ordinary PeopleIn the movie Ordinary People, Conrad Jarrett is a very unstable teenager whose parents seem to be living in an almost artificial r ... robust.Calvin is the type of father that wants to do all he can to help his son. In the scene where Conrad storms off to his room after an argument, Cal wants to go upstairs and talk things over with ... solver type and is very valuable to the family's well being. In the flashback scene where Buck and Conrad were arguing over a sweater as kids, Calvin gets in the middle of them and settles the disput ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Apr/2005

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