Essays Tagged: "conventions"

Conventions of Psychoanalysis in "Where are you going, Where have you been" by Joyce Carol Oates

The story, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" by Joyce Carol Oates is truly littered with conventions of Psychoanalysis. Freud developed a list of defense mechanisms used by the human subcon ...

(3 pages) 191 0 5.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Legality of same sex marriages

arriage is much more than merely a commitment to love oneanother. Aside from societal and religious conventions, marriageentails legally imposed financial responsibility and legallyauthorized financia ...

(10 pages) 813 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

American Bill of Rights Origin. This paper is comparing the American Bill of Rights, The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citzen, and the English bill of Rights.

The American Bill of Rights.The Conventions of a number of the States, having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expres ...

(2 pages) 190 0 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Miller, this essay is about the book, The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffery Chaucer. The Miller is a certain character and this essay tells of his part in the book.

runk but deceitful in many ways, to tell his story he ruins the Host's tale, enjoys overturning all conventions, and boasts about his drunken rampages.Short-shouldered, broad, and thick, the Miller ha ... he drunkenly insists on telling the second tale. Indeed, the Miller seems to enjoy overturning all conventions--he ruins the Host's carefully planned story-telling order, he rips doors off hinges, an ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Constitutionality of Same Sex Marriage (Homosexual Marriage) in the United States

rriage is much more than merely a commitment to love one another. Aside from societal and religious conventions, marriage entails legally imposed financial responsibility and legally authorized financ ...

(11 pages) 837 2 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Breathless by Jean Luc Goddard. Unconventional narrative structures in New Wave French film.

ghout the film rather than through event and action. Jean Luc Goddard's Breathless breaks away from conventions of narrative through the films structure, plot and subject matter. This is shown through ...

(6 pages) 97 0 3.0 Nov/2002

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

Describe the general development of financial accounting regulation in the United Kingdom from 1970 to the present day.

This approach to accounting regulation did however leave the actual methods of application of these conventions up to the preparers of the financial information.In 1970, the accounting profession esta ...

(4 pages) 246 1 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

a comparision of genre conventions and their effect on the audience in sections of "Enemy of the state" and "Dont Say a Word"

A comparison of genre expectations and conventions, and their effect on the audience in sections from "Enemy of the State" and "Don't Say a ... firms the genre of the film to the audience before they decide to see it. This gives another set of conventions that the audience can anticipate being fulfilled.There is also a gangster/Mafia element, ... s also a gangster/Mafia element, with the mention of the "Pintero tape". This sets up its own set f conventions- the gangsters will want revenge and there could be a very violent confrontation ie like ...

(4 pages) 171 2 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Analysis of "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird" by Wallace Stevens

s with "Thirteen Ways of Looking at A Blackbird" other than just their titles. They use many poetic conventions to explain their poem's ideas, both writers use a blackbird to compare to humans and hum ... n nature, and imagery plays a big role in getting across their points.Sometimes poets use different conventions to give the poem a better "flow." "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird", by Wallace ...

(4 pages) 81 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Critic" Twain, a severe critic of the general public and its cruel, inane conventions, ridicules religion, lower class, and upper class, in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

the book light instead of heavy. Twain, a severe critic of the general public and its cruel, inane conventions, ridicules the following three aspects of society; religion, the lower class, as well as ... g an array of people. So, lastly, Twain, a severe critic of the general public and its cruel, inane conventions, ridicules the aforementioned three aspects of society in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

(3 pages) 60 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

this is an essay about the effects of Andrew Jacksons presidency on the United States economy and society.

rong nationalism within a country. He sought to bring this goal to reality by establishing power of conventions, expressing his views on The Bank Of The U.S., and including even common citizens in maj ... his strong beliefs of the inefficiency of the US Bank and the need for unity of the people through conventions. He also took oppositions such as the branching off of the Whig party, which could have ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

"Rape of the Lock", a Satire.

nly about half a dozen of such poems of "indubitable greatness". Abrams goes on to list some of the conventions found within an epic poem: the narrator begins with his argument or epic question invoki ... ph to secure the tribe, nation or even race he/she is trying to defend. A mock-epic invokes similar conventions to a very different purpose. Abrams defines the mock-epic or mock-heroic poem as "that t ...

(10 pages) 195 1 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A formal Analysis of the egyptian statue of nedjumu with biblio.

epresent the deceased in a manner appropriate for eternity. By using Old Kingdom funerary sculpture conventions, the artist achieves the goal of creating a sculpture suitable for placement in a tomb.T ... pict Nedjemu as he was when he died. This sculpture displays Nedjemu according to Egyptian funerary conventions of the Old Kingdom.The overall mood of the work is calm, timeless, and peaceful, the goa ...

(5 pages) 111 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Anti-Discrimination measures and the EU.

dual rights. As the Union progressively matured through its Treaties, Regulations, Declarations and Conventions, more and more of these egalitarian rights have been introduced to build the concepts of ...

(10 pages) 139 1 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

How does the film Chinatown endeavour to alter the hard boiled detective genre, give a brief discription.

boiled detective films of the noir persuasion, Chinatown isn't afraid to play with its constructed conventions. The story takes place in Los Angeles, California during the 1930's. The mood of the fil ... nre. Polanski cameo role in the film serves as an insight into his efforts to disturb and alter the conventions of this hard boiled detective film. Playing an 'evil midget' he physically cuts up the h ...

(3 pages) 74 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Taboos and Love Laws in "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy .

Taboos exist in all societies; they are the conventions that govern behaviour and conduct. The basic definition of taboo is: "Any conventional s ...

(9 pages) 100 1 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Womens issues in the 1800´s.

sues related to women are brought to light, and though subtly pointed out are an outcry against the conventions of the time. In these three stories, which were written between 1899 and 1913, the era w ... ted. They commenced viewing their social stature as unjustly inferior, and they realized that these conventions placed deterrents on their intellectual and personal growth, and on their freedom to fun ...

(4 pages) 106 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The economy of the 19th century.

ery. It was a way for the rich to get free labor. In the 19th century, abolitionists started having conventions and speaking out against slavery and the slave trade. Before long the British empire out ...

(2 pages) 90 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Self reflection

stops along the way, but occasionally you will find an unexpected surprise. By casting aside strict conventions and routines and by taking risks, we can achieve things we never considered or thought p ...

(4 pages) 516 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A critical analysis of Elspeth Davie's short story, "Sunday Class" with a Bibliography

the young boys statement we see Miss McRae shift the fur about her neck.According to the codes and conventions proposed by environmentalists and animal lovers one should not wear fur or any other typ ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers