Essays Tagged: "different meaning"

Oedipus Rex

have a valuable point or lesson which is revealed when told.Each individual who hears it obtains a different meaning from what the author tries to throw outto the audience or reader. In Oedipus Rex, ... eal with knowingthe crime that she had committed within her marriage.The prophecies are taken in by different levels of seriousness. Oedipus was taken bysurprise to hear all the details that proved th ...

(5 pages) 139 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

A study on Romanticism - Wordsworth

poems, Wordsworth associates freedom of emotions with natural things. Each aspect of nature holds a different meaning for Wordsworth. 'The beauty of morning; silent, bare' (5:WB*)A main source of inte ...

(2 pages) 230 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Symbolism in "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams

or symbols. One major symbol presented in the story is that of the fire escape, a symbol that has a different meaning and function for each character. For Tom, it is a means of escape from fire, not t ... and all of them seem to get along nicely together." The unicorn becomes a symbol for Laura--she is different. When Jim and Laura dance, and Jim accidentally knocks the unicorn off the table and its h ...

(4 pages) 429 1 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Dangerous driving and the effects on Youth.

In today's society, dangerous driving is criminal and is also considered to be deviant. There are different levels of dangerous driving, all of which have different meaning to different people, some ... illed. People can take this story and construct their own definition of dangerous driving and drive differently than that. It seems that it may not be possible or completely effective in clarifying bo ...

(8 pages) 189 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Raymond Carver's "Boxes"

d that something just is not right? It is as if there is some unknown reason that a situation has a different meaning then what is obvious. This feeling is the disguised backbone of Raymond Carver's s ...

(5 pages) 48 0 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

My view on "abortion" may agree and disagree with certain arguments each Philosopher has. I will be discussing Mary Anne Warren, Don Marquis, and Barbara Katz Rothman.

PuppetmasterAbortionEthicsI will have to examine the issue of Sally and Tom on a couple different levels. After all, with each different view, either pro-life or pro-choice, and depending ... h I will be discussing Mary Anne Warren, Don Marquis, and Barbara Katz Rothman, each view will have different conclusions with different reasoning. Just as well as my view on the issue may agree and d ...

(4 pages) 469 10 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Analizing the preamble of the United States Constitution

n it was written over 200 years ago.I will start with the phrase "We the People". This phrase has a different meaning today than it did two hundred years ago when our forefathers wrote this phrase At ... . When the youth of the United States reads the preamble of the Constitution they interpret it very differently. The American people would not just include men who own land and are faithful Christians ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Book report on Dr. Phil Mc Graw's recent book "Self Matters"

he beat his wife" (where a declarative emphasis is placed on the underlined word) has a completely different meaning that "I didn't say he beat his wife" In the first, whether the man beat his wife o ...

(8 pages) 89 0 2.0 Feb/2003

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

Database Normalization

espect to spelling or style. 1 Normalization with regard to database technology takes on a slightly different meaning, but the concepts of consistency and organization remain the same.As a database gr ...

(4 pages) 368 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"The Human Seasons" by John Keats.

or the human demeanor. If interpreted in a more metaphorical sense, the poem takes on a distinctly different meaning. Keats opens the sonnet by establishing the fact that "There are four seasons in t ... form of man. This idea is maintained throughout the poem as Keats goes on to describe in detail the different seasons of the "mind of man". It seems that Keats has a desire for his life to become cycl ...

(3 pages) 51 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


naturally, which can be called a 'miscarriage' or a 'spontaneous abortion.' Both procedures happen differently depending on the trimester of pregnancy.Different people feel abortion has a different m ... uneral, although the parents can arrange one for their deceased child.Women have abortions for many different reasons, all of which I strongly disagree with. Their reasons can be as serious as rape, o ...

(9 pages) 115 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

"The Wood Pile" by Robert Frost.

ty, and is certainly not limited in points of view. This poem appears to be able to take on several different meaning, like a poetic chameleon.This poem, as a first basis, appears to have very little ... walks through a "frozen swamp," and notices many trees that appear to be very similar, but the only different, unique items are the bird and the woodpile. It's as though the bird and the woodpile, thr ...

(2 pages) 56 1 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The scarlet letter

Scarlet "A"In the novel, The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hawthorne shows the reader the different meaning of the scarlet "A" from the different points of views which are symbolized by the ... bolized by the characters and by the changing meaning of the scarlet letter. Each character plays a different role towards the meaning or symbolism of the scarlet letter. The characters also have mean ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


Today the word "patriot" sparks a different meaning then it did 5 years ago. People now are split on what they think when the word "pa ...

(5 pages) 353 2 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Remember the Titans Review

te school and an all-black school are united.The main philosophical theme in this movie is the many different viewpoints the characters have about race and racism. They struggle to accept each others ... each others views on the effects their race plays in the society. Each character in the movie has a different meaning and shows how two different things can combine to become one larger and better thi ...

(2 pages) 104 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

The Meaning of Music

The meaning of music is a lot of different things. There are many different styles of music, to go with each individuals different ty ... oem, a poem is expressed through rhythm and emotion just like our music today.Each individual has a different meaning of music. How a person may see music in their own eyes is what it may mean to them ... n their own eyes is what it may mean to them. To me music is the meaning of expression, but in many different forms. Music reminds me how diverse our world is and how each and every one of us is uniqu ...

(1 pages) 32 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The False Assumptions of a Lottery. This Essay is based on Shirley Jackson's story, The Lottery.

g money, prizes, and bonuses. However, In Shirley Jackson's, The Lottery, the word has a completely different meaning. In this lottery, the winner sacrifices his/her life so the rest of the town's peo ... e contrasted in The Lottery because the setting does not predict the outcome, creating a completely different meaning to the lottery. The text of The Lottery starts with a description of the morning o ...

(4 pages) 226 1 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lessons in Literature

ls deal with family, and in some levels, discrimination. However, each has a special purpose, and a different meaning. Raisin in the Sun, which was the first literature we studied, was a realis ... rky, who have no racial tolerance. I think I can honestly say that my life has not been much different from some of the characters in the stories, and plays that we have read so far. I feel tha ...

(3 pages) 59 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Quality of Life

without a productive service there is no quality of life.QUALITY OF LIFEQuality of life (QOL) has a different meaning for each and every individual. It is based on the person's satisfaction of his/her ... g or service; (2) aspiration consistent with high level of achievement; (3) subjective notion where different people will express varying opinions about the quality of the same thing; (4) value which ...

(7 pages) 271 2 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Analysis of the Setting

s importance. He wants people to hang from his every word. I also think that if the setting was any different, meaning that Lord Henry had lived in a smaller home and had fewer luxurious, he wouldn't ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature