Essays Tagged: "contexts"

Hamlet. This paper deals with Hamlet and the revenge vs suicide problem

eam to play Hamlet, and Hamlet quotes have become household words which crop up in the most diverse contexts. Both critics and psychia trists have felt tempted to probe into the depths of this enigmat ...

(2 pages) 234 1 4.3 Jan/1996

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


between a Jew, a Gentile and a Christian. Now the word Christianity can be taken in many different contexts. A religious person who believes in Jesus Christ and is a member of a Christian denominatio ...

(4 pages) 192 1 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Cyberspace Freedom

et, I see that fundamental civil liberties areas important in cyberspace as they are in traditional contexts. Cyberspace defined in Webster'sTenth Edition dictionary is the on-line worlds of networks. ...

(2 pages) 74 2 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Pornography on the Internet, Freedom of Press or Dangerous Influence?

ornography is controversial many times because of the various definitions which each have different contexts. Is it nudity, sexual intercourse, art, or all of these? Is it magazines, videos, or pictur ...

(8 pages) 296 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Chaucer and the "House of Fame". Discusses the cultural nature of fame and its textual expression with reference to oral heroic poetry and the modern construction of the canon of English literary trad

HLITERATURE.YOU SHOULD FOCUS YOUR ANALYSIS ON THE INTERPLAY OF ORALAND LITERARY TRADITIONS IN THESE CONTEXTS.Many critics have noted the complexities within Chaucer's The House of Fame, inparticular, ...

(8 pages) 64 0 1.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Reykjavik the largest city in Iceland features a rich history and a rugged environment. -Torist Atractions,Brief history, Cultural aspects

century . Modern day children can read books written over seven hundred years ago in their original contexts with very little trouble. Reykjavik was isolates from the world for so long that their soci ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


on is used to describe this phenomenon. According to Harris, the term is being used in a variety of contexts. In a very broad context, media use it almost daily to refer to a wide variety of political ...

(3 pages) 460 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

European and Native Encounters in the Americas.

the most impact on the native peoples. Upon closer examination, it becomes evident that historical contexts did lead to different motives in the Americas and distinctive encounters. Yet, these factor ...

(7 pages) 261 1 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How has critical readings enhanced or broadened your understanding of the text?

e this as it has welcomed different types of readings influenced by social, cultural and historical contexts from which it arose. Of these readings, two in particular Aristotelian Tragedy and Marxism ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Jun/2003

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

Changing Self .

lated material including 'New Mexico' the photograph, and the Film A Beautiful Mind. We see how the contexts and techniques which shape these texts also shape the process of changing self and thus con ...

(7 pages) 139 1 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Socrates and faithfulness.

Socrates Manipulating his Accusers?Faithfulness is a vague word that can be defined in several contexts. The word itself, "faithfulness," most obviously means full of faith, but the word is more ...

(3 pages) 78 1 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"Pride and Prejudice"

expected that a contemporary audience will tire of the older texts. This is the result of changing contexts. With these changed contexts comes changed values, changed knowledge, changed attitudes, an ... nate characters. Elizabeth is essentially Austen and they share the same position in life, the same contexts. Therefore, it can be understood that her context is embedded in the text. The similarities ...

(9 pages) 157 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

English Literature - A Man For All Seasons.

y of the martyrdom of Sir Thomas More, later Saint. When reading a play one must consider the three contexts involved. The time of the writer, 1960's Europe. The time of the play, 1600's Europe. Also ... of the reader and how living in a different era will affect your reading. An understanding of these contexts helps the reader to better appreciate the ideas explored in a text. Knowledge of the 1950's ...

(5 pages) 97 3 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lecture notes and thoughts on "Frankenstein" (both the 1931 Film Version and Shelley's Novel) and also Gothic theory

istory is important, as there is a relationship between the text and the background. The historical contexts form a background to the texts themselves, and a text becomes fundamentally different from ...

(8 pages) 217 6 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparing Emma and Clueless (Transformation)

ovie yet similarities in context such as social setting and entertainment must be acknowledged. The contexts of Emma still exist in Clueless but in a different form. It was transformed from Emma into ...

(5 pages) 120 3 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

A comparison of "Dangerous Liaisons" by Choderlos de Laclos, to its modern movie version, "Cruel Intentions" starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.

how these transformations change the meaning of the story and reflect different cultural/historical contexts. There are some major differences between these two works, if only because of when they wer ...

(5 pages) 40 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Mere wit may amuse, but it serves better purposes when it also conveys feeling", discuss with respect to two or three poems by John Donne.

Donne's superb use of wit is evident in all of his poems, yet it may be witnessed in many various contexts such as humorous, melancholy, religious and scientific circumstances. Whilst it is true tha ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Complex numbers

ct exist, but by then the name had stuck.)When talking about numbers, there are many very different contexts that you could have in mind.Here are the four most familiar ones:*The Natural Numbers. Thes ... real numbers they are just as real as any of the other numbers)Concepts that exist in one of these contexts may not exist in another. The question "does there exist a number between 1 and 2?" has the ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Prejudice and Discrimination In Texts

s often results in marginalisation, division and isolation of the victim. This has been done in the contexts of novel and film, using narrative and cinematic techniques appropriate to the various text ...

(8 pages) 124 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is about the early perspectives of psychology

ield of psychology has a number of sub-disciplines devoted to the study of the different levels and contexts of human thought and behavior. In early psychology, the different perspectives are function ...

(3 pages) 238 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology