Essays Tagged: "Discourse"

Soliloquies of Hamlet

death iscompounded by his mother's hasty marriage to Claudius.Hamlet protests, "a beast, that wants discourse of reason,would have mourn'd longer" (1285). The worst part is thathe cannot tell them how ... urces of entertainment.Unfortunately, modern entertainment sources rarely utilizeimportant forms of discourse, such as the soliloquy. Thesoliloquy can be a powerful tool used to gain access intothe de ...

(5 pages) 142 0 3.2 Feb/1997

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

The Triumph of "Gorsh the Cellist" Miyazawa Kenji

le of the universe - a world replete with people, animals, and all the elements of nature. All hold discourse together. All are in empathy with one another. This free association between the elements ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What is orientalism?

es upon their own ignorance.SAID then explains how this technique empowers his creator. The rigorousdiscourse, the elaboration of thought and ideas, subjectively authenticateditself. The content is no ... eas, subjectively authenticateditself. The content is no longer address and leaves the victim of thediscourse reduced to plain and pure denial. The content has become a setof prejudicial belief (clich ...

(2 pages) 126 0 2.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Jean-Jaques Rousseu, Wes Civ 190. Includes link to sources for The Social Contract, Discourse on the Origin of Social Inequality, and Faith of a Savoyard Priest!

offered concepts more easily understood. Although this paper will include notes taken in class from Discourse on the Origin of Social Inequality, The Social Contract, and Faith of a Savoyard Priest, I ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Others

de Beauvoir mentioned once that he, i.e., man, is the subject, he is the absolute, representing the discourse of power and control, she is the other, the inferior type, the non-person, the non-agent-- ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.0 Dec/2002

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

Michel Foucault's claim that "Western man has become a confessing animal".

ult, is meant to be a critique of our social period, in particular, the belief that sex, especially discourses about sex, have been 'repressed'. Instead, Foucault suggests that sex was never actually ... 'repressed', and that's just what the Repressive Hypothesis wants us to think. His description of a discourse, is associated inexplicably to power, knowledge, and pleasure.Scientia sexualis, is the te ...

(5 pages) 125 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"Social Linguistics And Literacy" by James Paul Gee

just the ability to read and write but it is mush more than that. It is the knowledge of different "discourses" which are part of our personalities and the knowledge of the beliefs and values connecte ... which are part of our personalities and the knowledge of the beliefs and values connected to these discourses. He also gives the idea of a liberating literacy which "can be used as a meta-language or ...

(4 pages) 92 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Henry James' "What Maisie Knew".

with the term "narrator".This is what Patrick O'Neill means when he writes in his book Fictions of Discourse:"To begin with terminology, the story is presented - transformed into the narrative text - ... on Henry James. Ed. John Goode. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1972.O'Neill, Patrick. Fictions of Discourse: Reading Narrative Theory. Toronto: U of Toronto Pr, 1994.Peck, John and Martin Coyle. Lit ...

(9 pages) 55 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Erasmus vs Luther; Discourse on Free Will.

The Erasmus-Luther Discourse on Free Will begins with the Diatribe concerning free will, written by Erasmus. Luther the ... without explaining its parts.The debate has very much become a personal matter by the time Luther's discourse commences. There is no mutual agreement whatsoever, thus it is easy to see why the views o ...

(4 pages) 101 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Orientalism in "Song of Roland". includes Edward Said's rhetoric.

any that have studied the foreign lands and their people, Orientalism has become a science. It is a discourse of knowledge of what the Orient is represented to be in the European mindset. Orientalism ...

(6 pages) 98 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Race related issues are not a new concept.

looked different, and those differences were passed on almost unfailingly to children. Most recent discourse on race, though, has been on how we should deal with the idea of race and what role race s ...

(11 pages) 276 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Women's bodies throughout advertising.

ordo writes that we learn what femininity consists of and how to achieve it directly through bodily discourse "Loss of mobility, loss of voice, inability to leave the home, feeding others while starvi ...

(5 pages) 213 1 4.5 May/2003

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

Marc Antony's Funeral Oration in "Julius Caeser".

for themselves. Antony delivers a very influential oration and defuses potential resistance to his discourse by claiming that he is no great orator: he is simply telling them what they already know. ...

(10 pages) 67 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is for a chinese culture class.

The Lu Tsu-ch'ien BeginningsIn studding the Confucian Discourse it is apparent that the objectives of the book are to show the wide complex interactions o ... that must be at the very heart of the Confucian fellowship. It is also the area for which Confucian Discourse was written. Showing that in the past it was quite easy to overlook this part of the Confu ... of colleagues whose contributions have conventionally been slighted."Another key focus of Confucian Discourse is the rise of Tao-hsueh (The fellowship) itself. Without the fellowship the great thinker ...

(10 pages) 78 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Jean Jacques Rousseau.

.In 1749, he entered in a contest sponsored by the Academy of Dijon. He submitted his essay on the "Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts." This essay attacked the arts and sciences for corrupting hu ...

(9 pages) 166 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy


Individuals are often faced with situations where the discourse being practiced is unfamiliar to them. What gives rise to this feeling of uncertainty and ... f uncertainty and discomfort? When people enter the world as infants, they are born into a specific discourse, usually their nationality or location of birth. But as we grow older and gain new experie ... ation of birth. But as we grow older and gain new experiences, we are confronted with various other discourses and we acquire an additional set of discourses. James Paul Gee and Brian Street may not c ...

(6 pages) 91 0 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Discuss the concept of the 'sublime' advanced by 'Longinus' in "On the Sublime." How may we recognize it? What are its five sources? (Brief 'Works Cited' page included).

th at right moment, [scattering] everything before it like a thunderbolt.? (75). It attributes to a discourse a sense of grandeur. The sublime may be seen as an elevation of language often made up in ... ing the reader?s interest, not through persuasion but instead by transport of the author?s powerful discourse. Longinus states:At every time and in every way imposing speech, with the spell it throws ...

(8 pages) 44 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Full Book Report of a holocaust memoir by Michael Quint, transalated from the original french

e. Nicole, Andre's father continued onto the other end of the bar. A deep sigh indicated a prepared discourse would be coming.The story poured out, the story of Gaston and Nicole, at the end of '42, b ...

(6 pages) 35 1 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To manage is to forecast and plan, to organize, to command and to control. Critical Review on Henri Fayol's work.

ative management roles and processes then became recognised and referenced by others in the growing discourse about management. He is frequently seen as a key, an early contributor to a classical or a ...

(6 pages) 445 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Robinson Crusoe

int of view as a youth but also from a Christian perspective; this is important to note because his discourse is shaded with hindsight and interpreted through a mind that has come to accept Providence ...

(9 pages) 96 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature