Essays Tagged: "distinctions"

ABORTION

motional and violent atmosphere. There are manypoints of view toward abortion but the only two fine distinctions are'pro-choice' and 'pro-life'. A pro-choicer would feel that the decision toabort a pr ...

(5 pages) 294 0 4.2 Jan/1996

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

American and Nigerian Culture, similarities and dissimilarities

.Contrary to the similarity of the cultures, there are also some basic differences. One of the main distinctions is that we live in a technologically advanced empire while Emecheta shows us that Niger ...

(2 pages) 105 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Questions of Omnipotence including a possible reply to The Rock paradox vs. Gods Omnipotence with relation to Mavrodes and physics

arification with the term 'possible' citing natural and supernatural possibility. It seems that all distinctions would be problematic for mono-theism. Consider this; Can God create a child for Himself ...

(2 pages) 54 0 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

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

the imitative function of art which promotes disdain in Plato and curiosity in Aristotle. Examining distinctions between the two arguments by their different conceptions of the reality that art profes ...

(7 pages) 227 1 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Compare/contrast essay for Peter Shaffer's "Equus" and Joseph Conrads "Heart of Darkness".

ng with ambiguous novels such as Peter Shaffer's Equus and Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, these distinctions between good and evil blur and the archetypical hero no longer exists. The characters d ...

(8 pages) 54 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Resarch essay on the classic novel by Charles Dickens, Hard Times.

t was written in 1854 to depict what life was like during the industrial revolution and reflect the distinctions between the classes during that era. The novel centres around a theme of a convincing c ... haracters in a particular way, he has a very narrow view of society and he places emphasis on class distinctions. "He has not a wide scope; he is always noticeably at his best in dealing with an ill-d ...

(5 pages) 82 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

THE DUALIST DILEMMA. This essay is a critique of substance dualism, an ontology embodied by the likes of Rene Descartes. Specifically, the essay attacks several of Descartes own dualist principles.

does not include some physical properties as well, only that it also exists above and beyond these distinctions in a separate realm of being. Relevant examination of the criterion pervading substance ...

(6 pages) 213 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Oriental Influences on John Cage

ext, fascinated him very much. Cage believed that any sound or noise we hear is music, and thus the distinctions between life and art should be eliminated. Everything that surrounds us from clock tick ...

(1 pages) 49 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Thomas Jefferson

."But the chief glory of Mr. Jefferson's genealogy was the sturdy contempt of hereditary honors and distinctions with which the whole race was filled with." It was a strong feature,passing through all ...

(9 pages) 53 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Rule of Law and what are its benefits and defects.

s of Aristotle and Plato, there was a clear distinction between rules and rule by mere power. These distinctions will be discussed below, detailing the benefits and defects of both types of rules.More ...

(10 pages) 226 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Frederic Remington, the last painter of the Wild West.

studio were a number of materials from the West that he used for references in his work. One of the distinctions between his work and the work of the illustrators of the dime novels of the day was the ...

(1 pages) 38 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"The World Accordng to Garp" by John Irving.

heories, treating of various fundamental groups within the human race, regardless of class and race distinctions, regardless of all artificial boundary lines between woman's and man's rights, I hold t ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Lord of the Flies" Philosophical Essay .

cated philosophical questions in essay forms. One of theses questions was: " Are there any absolute distinctions between what is right and what is wrong? Or are such distinctions merely an expression ...

(5 pages) 53 0 2.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

History of homosexuality.

esire directed toward members of the opposite sex. The heterosexual/homosexual/bisexual/transsexual distinctions as they have been used by doctors and sexologists in the 20th Century are beginning to ...

(7 pages) 197 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

How, through dialogue and other dramatic effects, Miller has constructed a credible representation of human conflict.

wn is the basis for conflict in many of Arthur Miller's plays. Miller deals not only with the moral distinctions in individual relationships, but also the responsibility of the individual to family an ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

English court structure.

ial whereasthose in geographically adjoining courts were metropolitan. In additionsuch geographical distinctions seemed out of place when professionaljudges in other jurisdictions (District Judges, fo ...

(12 pages) 85 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The tragedy of Romeo & Juliet vs the Comedy of "Midsummer Night's Dream".

ragic character/s with a moral flaw that will aid in his or her downfall. In an evaluation of their distinctions we can see how they both hold true to their intent on carrying the story forward on it' ...

(7 pages) 39 0 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

Essay is about the Character Pauline and her many perversions of life in Louise Erdrich's "Tracks".

"Tracks" (1988) Louise Erdrich (Anishinaabe) devolves her characters with personality and physical distinctions enabling them to come alive. As Erdrich's most culturally diverse character, Pauline is ...

(6 pages) 57 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

IB World Literature 1 Essay: Compare/Contrast between the Relationships of Cacambo/ Candide and Estragon/Vladimir

ferences. Both pairs' friendships and experiences as well as their philosophies share parallels and distinctions.Both relationships are not based primarily in friendship, but rather in differing aspec ...

(4 pages) 4745 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

"What is poetry?" discusses the Heather McHugh's and Perrine's view of writing poetry and their style of poetry with quotations.

en some poems we find a third use of language: as an instrument of persuasion, or argument. But the distinctions among these three uses--the practical, the literary, and the argumentative--are not alw ...

(2 pages) 401 0 3.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry