Essays Tagged: "Delusion"

How could the Holocaust have beet prevented

cing extremely brutal persecution. Throughout most of the war, the American government clung to the delusion that the Nazi's were persecuting the Jews because of their political or religious beliefs. ...

(9 pages) 338 4 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Madman, personal essay about feelings on horror,

(2.5 printed pages) about my feelings on horror No commentThis is no fantasy. This is no fallacious delusion of a sick, twistedmind. This is the honest-to-God truth. I love horror novels. Stephen King ...

(3 pages) 144 1 3.1 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hypothesis testing of the observation ablities/differences of males/females

INTRODUCTIONWhat is true in the eyes of one, can be seen as a delusion inanother. We, as a society, are made up of a dramatically diverse amalgamof cultures and a ...

(4 pages) 620 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Nathaniel Hawthorne' s stories that exemplify the diversity of his writing are " Young Goodman Brown" , " Ethan Brand" , and "The Birthmark" .

"... it is no delusion. There is an Unpardonable Sin!" , a quote by Ethan Brandthat is at the root of many s ... e the examples of good and evil; Georgiana has the mark of innocenceupon her and Aylmer carries delusions of grandeur. Georgiana is admired for herbeauty by the publics eye and Aylmer is envi ...

(6 pages) 144 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller.

Death of a Salesman, the Loman family fails to achieve the American Dream because they accepted the delusion that success is obtained through superficial means. This false belief will differentiate Wi ... e in the business world, the man who creates personal interest, is the man who gets ahead(33). This delusion proves to be the reason of Willy's unpromising career; as a salesman, he fails to realize t ...

(4 pages) 144 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a response on the essay "Inside the Bunker" which was written about halocaust deniers.

s he describes his frustrations with the conference, referring to it as "the central asylum for the delusion that the Germans didn't kill any Jews" (280). Because the implied reader is not a revisioni ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Last Innocent Year.

ear - Book Review "There never was an innocent year...but there was a time when the delusion of innocence was easy to believe." (Margolis, Intro) The Draft, Vietnam, Flower Children, R ...

(3 pages) 42 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

To what extent is the doctrine of Anatta essential to the Buddhist understanding of the human condition?

er than other peoples. This is all ignorance of the true nature of existence. Complete loss of this delusion of 'self' is equivalent to enlightenment. This teaching of 'no self', to the Buddhists is k ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

16th century lycanthropy: How did the belief in werewolves influence the crime and literature of 16th century Europe?

"Lycanthropy... 1 : a delusion that one has become a wolf 2 : the assumption of the form and characteristics of a wolf hel ... had taken root in European society. During the 16th century, Europeans were unusually prone to the delusion that they were werewolves. As a result, an overwhelming number of people were brutally murd ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Heart of Darkness

is adultery. The wild eyed, red hot, inflamed, and extremely emotional African mistress serves as a delusion of the darkness in the story and ultimately the theme of the story. Kurtz's Intended repres ... epresents the very essence of Europe's illusion of women with her simple mindedness. She values the delusion that Kurtz is dedicated to "saving" and "civilizing" the Africans. She is a proud woman uph ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Death of a Salesman

of the play "Death of a Salesman" makes this a great American play.Willy Loman is living in his own delusion that being well liked, successful and having wealth are the only important things in life. ...

(2 pages) 46 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Four Yogis

sacredness around us we do not need techniques, rituals or beliefs. We need to end our illusion and delusion. This happens through the awakening of perception and watchfulness in our daily life. ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

He is Mad

e brought into an extreme reality of a mentally imbalance, paranoid assassin's imaginative world of delusion. As we read the story, we will definitely find some parts where the narrator's fellness int ...

(5 pages) 80 2 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Willy Loman as a Tragic Hero

y Loman is indeed a pathetic and tragic hero of Death of a Salesman. His problems stem from his own delusions, the American Dream turning sour, and misunderstanding his job and family. All of this tel ... ent is changing faster than his beliefs which is why he is in the dilemma that he is in now.His own delusions are a result of his failure to succeed in life. He still believes he is popular, respected ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors


courts have defined an unconscionable contract to be "one that no man in his senses and not under a delusion would make, on the one hand, and as no fair man would accept, on the other." In other words ... perly and appropriately.Unconscionable contract is a contract which no man in his senses, not under delusion, would make, on the one hand, and which no fair and honest man would accept, on the other. ...

(17 pages) 117 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Tragedy of "Romeo and Juliet"

opposite forces. The force from the parents of Julietto marry with Paris, betrayal of Nurse and the delusion of Friar Lawrence are the factorswhich resulted in the death of Romeo and Juliet. Primarily ...

(2 pages) 936 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

"To Kill A Mockingbird": Appearance versus Reality

y which include Jem and Scout's opinion of their father, Jem's judgement of Mrs. Dubose, the town's delusion of Boo Radley and the town's outlook of the black community.In the introductory segment of ... geous.Another example that applies to the appearance versus reality them in the novel is the town's delusion of Boo or Arthur Radley. The town has created an inhumane imaginary figure to represent Boo ...

(3 pages) 18 0 2.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Online Dating : The Pros and Cons

t the "Genie in the Bottle," this dream of mine will forever be a dream, perhaps a hallucination or delusion not a reality. The fact is, only affluent people can afford and experience all the luxuries ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Peace

o the period during which Finny and Gene train for the 1944 Olympics under the influence of Finny's delusion that World War II is a hoax. It also refers to the boys' carefree Summer Session of 1942, t ...

(1 pages) 432 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Great Gatsby

eople that he knows, the collapse of his relationship with the deceitful Jordan Baker is due to his delusion of believing he cares for her. When Nick meets Jordan, he remembers a rumor that she had ch ...

(3 pages) 558 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers