Essays Tagged: "disdain"

The American Education System; Cause for Rebellion

mericans have strongly asserted the importance of public schools in a democracy and despite growing disdain for the perceived value of the school system, public schools remain central to democracy in ...

(6 pages) 341 1 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Imitation; Truthful or Deceptive? The concept of art to Plato and Aristotle

?s ability to have significant impact on others. It is the imitative function of art which promotes disdain in Plato and curiosity in Aristotle. Examining distinctions between the two arguments by the ...

(7 pages) 227 1 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy


ing to be involved in day-to-day management decisions and creating constant tension because of her "disdain for managers," she was soon bought out after the IPO in 1990 (pg 2). Similarly, there was a ...

(5 pages) 303 1 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Ideal Ideal: Comparison, Contrast, and Synthesis of Marxist Socialism and Adam Smith's Capitalist ideals

he benefits of Capitalism while Marx and Engels use The Communist Manifesto to express their shared disdain for the position of workers in a post-industrialization capitalist society. Each of these wo ...

(7 pages) 225 1 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Comparative essay between 'Sun and Fun' and 'Devonshire Street W.1' by John Betjeman.

tic voice in the first person narrative - a night-club proprietress. The poem is full of regret and disdain, with our subject looking back at her life and the realization that a materialistic, superfi ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The political philosophies of Montesquieu.

ion. It differs from different regions of people with their customs and beliefs. This explained his disdain for religious persecution. This religious toleration has been incorporated into the United S ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Analysis of the song "testify" by rage against the machine.

mbrace the Bible in all parts of his life. This may, at least in part, explain the group's apparent disdain for organized religion. The band released four separate albums, plus numerous live and speci ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Jealousy- What is it and what happens if you have it?

re there is not strong regard," and it still holds true today.The most common result of jealousy is disdain and hatred. When one sees someone with something he or she doesn't have, the obvious reactio ...

(1 pages) 56 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

John Gardner's novel "Grendel" which parallels the epic poem Beowulf.

s "inferiors" and therefore uses mockery and sarcasm to ridicule them.Mr. Dragon shows contempt and disdain towards creatures he finds despicable and trivial. This scornful attitude reveals itself whe ... anything that compliments them as sickening, an attribute which makes them unworthy and exposes his disdain. He scorns "inferior" creatures such as Grendel and the humans, which becomes more and more ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparison of Antigone and Creons leadership.

er characters, he used rational persuasion. This only revealed his gender bias toward women and his disdain for the views of his youthful son, Haemon. His use of coercive power and ensuing symbolic ac ...

(5 pages) 140 1 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Cornelius ("Commodore") Vanderbilt 1794-1877.

n exerpt of Mark Twain's "Open letter to Commodore Vanderbilt" (Packard's Monthly) he expresses his disdain:How my heart goes out in sympathy to you! How I do pity you, Commodore Vanderbilt! Most men ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Flannery O'Connor's "Everything that Rises Must Converge".

Julian, a quasi-intellectual, educated at "only a third-rate college", hypocritically consumed with disdain for his mother's racial bigotry, escort her to the Y on the recently integrated city bus aft ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mark Twain's novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a Brilliant Satire Against Racism

gnificant reasons support this thesis. First, the various subplots within the novel itself serve to disdain not only the 'peculiar institution' of slavery, but also its place in Southern society. Seco ... m new frontier, a time of religious piety and relative prosperity. Throughout the novel, slavery is disdained as a terrible practice and one that should be stopped; provided that the reader will 'read ...

(3 pages) 153 0 3.0 Nov/2003

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

This essay defines the family structures and the lack of family structures in William Shakespeare's "The Tempest".

rothers in the play who have relationships full of deceit and distrust, which stem from jealousy or disdain. An example of this is Prospero's appropriate feelings of disdain toward his lying, cheating ...

(4 pages) 62 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Senior managers can be rewarded as much for their contribution to organisational failure as for their contribution to organisational success. Discuss.

ensatory payoffs. Such high-profile cases have fed a growing mood of public disgust and shareholder disdain, and this has led in turn to many calling for substantial action to be taken. The way that c ...

(13 pages) 228 1 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Infanticide: China's One-Child Rule

of 1.25 billion by as much as 300 million people over the past twenty years.This rule has caused a disdain for female infants; abortion, neglect, abandonment, and even infanticide have been known to ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Summary of Othello.

derigo has also just learned that Othello and Desdemonia have married, furthering the extent of his disdain. Iago (whom we later find out to be the villain of the play) comments on his hate for Othell ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2004

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

Emerson's Individualism

n's essay, "Self-Reliance", is based on this idea of individualism. In this essay, he expresses his disdain for man's dependence on traditional society. Throughout "Self-Reliance", Emerson stresses th ...

(4 pages) 118 2 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hamlet's Tainted Mind as evident in Hamlet's Act 2 self-loathing solilioquy

suggests a tainted mind. The speech immediately focuses on Hamlet's praise for the actor and disdain for his own lack of action. He displays a deep envy for the character's passion, while dispa ...

(2 pages) 109 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day." Critical Lens on Nine Stories and The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

aid, "Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day." If one's childhood is full of poverty and disdain then their adult hood will be prosperous and loving. J.D. Salinger's book Nine Stories shows ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers