Essays Tagged: "discontent"

The Epitaph by Thomas Grey

In the Epitaph, Thomas Gray shows his discontent toward the way that life and death are categorized on this planet. He speaks of earth as ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Byron's poem, "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"

as a dark brooding man, who doesn't like society and wants to escape from the world because of his discontent with it. Through the poem we see the strong resemblance the Byronic hero has to many of t ... he chance to win her over something intervenes, and his chance is taken away.Out of his disgust and discontent with society Childe Harold leaves to find another way of ÿ life. "And e'en for chang ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How do textual features combine to convey a theme of the poem?

eart felt acceptance of his blindness.Milton uses figurative language to express his grievances and discontent. Hereflects upon his life and "how my light is spent," or the time he had his sight. Milt ...

(3 pages) 71 0 2.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Summary of Geroge Orwell 's 1984

tion anyone made could be seen by the telescreens that were like two-way TVs. Anyone who showed any discontent or disapproval towards the Party was seen or heard, and taken to Ministry of Love, which ...

(3 pages) 43 1 3.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

short essay on B.F. Skinner and Freud and their theories

on of behavior on the personallevel. Sigmund Freud, in his works, specifically Civilization and Its Discontents, presentshis view of human nature and what is innately problematic about it. Both Freud ... livehappily, while Freud understands that humans are destined to live in 'some degree ofanguish or discontent.'Skinner uses the ideal setting of Walden Two to illustrate his ideas of how humanbehavio ...

(3 pages) 178 1 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

When Ethan Frome lost control of his life, from Edith Wharton's novel

d a year, Zeenabecomes sick herself, and the only time she talks to Ethan is to complain orshow her discontent.After Mattie comes to the farm, Ethan does not love Zeena at all. Hethinks the only pleas ...

(1 pages) 56 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Opressed. Speaks of Dr. Howard Zinn's " A People's History of the United States"

" of America, early colonization by Europeanpowers, the governing of these colonies, and the rising discontent ofthe colonists towards their leaders. Zinn, however, stresses the role ofa number of gro ... el conditions and treatment, the callousbuildup of the agricultural economy around these slaves, thediscontented colonists whose plight was ignored by the rulingbourgeoisie, and most importantly, the ...

(8 pages) 176 2 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jay Gatsby as a Pathetic Character in "The great Gatsby" by Fitzgerald

an unrealistic dream.Gatsby's dream is unrealistic because 'it depends for its success upon Daisy's discontent with her marriage and her willingness to exchange it for a life of love. But Daisy's disc ... because it was unlikely that Daisy would leave her comfortable marriage because she really was not discontent with her life as Gatsby had thought that she was. Gatsby lost control of his life by lett ...

(5 pages) 230 2 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Russia 1900-1995

t, a revolution occurred. This being the second after an unsuccessful one in 1825. It appeared that discontent with the public would cause Czar Nicholas II to form a constitutional monarchy.change suc ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Differences Between New England and Central Colonies

d New England and the Chesapeake area were mostly English Christians who were in some manner either discontent with their homeland or in search of a better life. However, because of the geography and ...

(5 pages) 117 0 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Freud and Marx

duals,dissatisfied with their societies. Marx more plainly than Freud, but Freudcan also be seen as discontent in certain aspects such as his cynical view ofhuman nature. Each were great thinkers and ... viewmacrocosmically to society as a whole.Freud addressed this in his essay, 'Civilization and It'sDiscontents'. In it, Freud claimed that civilizations are developed throughthe channeling of anti-so ...

(4 pages) 198 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Evolution of the First Amendment

ment that ruled them. Nonetheless, throughout the late 1700s, these early Americans did voice their discontent with the crown. For example they strongly denounced the British parliament's enactment of ...

(4 pages) 168 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Long and short-term causes that contributed to the 1917 Russian Revolution

term causes such as the Nicholas personal ruling style, the Russian economy, and general feeling of discontent, but ulitimaly the outbreak of revolution was the caused by Russia entering World War I.N ... nd bureaucrats and secret police appeared to be in control, but underneath Russia was seething with discontent.From this discontent, various opposition parties were active throughout the country, even ...

(10 pages) 191 0 1.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Futility of Standerdized Tests By JumboMoos Presents arguments against the use of standerdized tests and alternative assessments

stem is truly treading a path towards discrimination, 'teaching' for the sake of tests, and general discontent among teachers, parents, and most importantly, students.Testing itself derives from discr ...

(5 pages) 141 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"The French Revolution Owed Much to the Philosophes". Discusses the part of the philosophes in causing the French Revolution. Also deals with other long and short term causes.

well. However, a Revolution such as the one in France does not come about simply because people are discontent. There also needs to be the concept of a better way of life, and some goal for the revolu ... and the clergy, the middle and lower classes had to be taxed increasingly heavier. This bred great discontent, and the unfairness of the situation was one of the main subjects brought up when the rev ...

(9 pages) 206 1 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Saving Private Ryan.

adigm, how can their current mission make any sense? A statement made by private Riben also shows a discontent to the mission; "Where is the sense that risking the lives of the eight us to save one?" ...

(2 pages) 105 0 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Assess the contribution of Leon Trotsky to the consolidation of communism in the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1928.

n he returned in 1917 the Provisional government was in a precarious situation. Social upheaval and discontent was rife due to the continuation of the war with Germany. Trotsky had arrived at a time t ... ry front, such as the disastrous Galica offensive during the period of July 1917, caused much civil discontent. Rebellious troops, armed workers and sailors from the naval base as Kronstadt occupied P ...

(7 pages) 75 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Marriages in "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.

and Heathcliff. People, who marry in haste or for the wrong reason, often encounter unhappiness and discontent within the marriage.Isabelle Linton is a very lonesome lady. Living at the Grange she doe ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Illussions of heroism WWI era illusions of disillusion in europe.

an illusion that implies how real class lines still existed in war with his poem that displays his discontent for senior officers, c) the preference of war over peace by civilian society did not last ...

(4 pages) 93 3 3.5 Jul/2003

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

Russian Revolution analysis, how the leaders that came to power solely wore the "robes of the tyrant it has disposed.".

most revolutionary leaders of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln, had once expressed his discontent towards the arrogant by stating, "I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today tha ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History