Essays Tagged: "Dora"

Jonas Salk

isease of today, AIDS. Jonas Edward Salk was born to Polish-Jewish immigrants, Daniel B. and DoraSalk, on October 28, 1914. Dr. Salk was born in upper Manhattan, but then moved tothe Bronx wher ...

(9 pages) 81 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


IT WAS A PAIN TO WRITE VERY GOOD/EXCELENTAgnes And Dora; A Study In Character Charles Dickens', David Copperfield recorded the journey of a huma ... nurse and her family, and the Micawbers. David had two marriages. One to the beautiful yet immature Dora Spenlow, and to Agnes Wickfield, his perennial confidante. These two women both contributed to ... two women both contributed to fulfilling Davids' different needs. Many people would say that Dora was a very sensitive, fragile, child-wife. She was unable to keep up a house-even with the help ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jul/1996

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

What is the significance of Dora's visit to London in Iris Murdoch's 'The Bell'? An essay exploring the consequences of Dora Greenfield's actions.

Dora's original arrival at Imber is not primarily through choice, and her unhappiness is clear to th ... hrough choice, and her unhappiness is clear to the reader almost as soon as her and Paul are alone. Dora's visit to London is significant in the fact that her emotional development throughout the nove ... newfound strength is brought on by her 'connexion' with Gainsborough's picture of his two daughters.Dora is delighted when she first arrives in London as she is back in the place where she feels she b ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explore the relationship between Toby and Dora in Iris Murdoch's 'The Bell'

In Chapter 21 of 'The Bell', the relationship between Toby and Dora is described as a 'sweet tenuous ambiguous bond' and this is seen, to a point, to be true. Thes ... hip is fragile and brief, for the time it exists, it plays a central part in the novel, as Toby and Dora are the ones who discover the bell, and this is the main basis of their friendship. The relatio ... , giving the reader further insight into the community and central characters of the novel.Toby and Dora's relationship is initially a rather unlikely one as there are many differences between them, m ...

(9 pages) 47 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How is the character Dora presented in the first four chapters of Iris Murdoch's 'The Bell'?

In the opening sentence of The Bell, Iris Murdoch presents Dora Greenfield as a weak, timorous character, stating 'left her husband because she was afraid of h ... nforms us that she returned to him shortly after 'for the same reason'. Murdoch makes it clear that Dora is trapped in her relationship, talking of his 'haunting' actions while they are apart, with hi ... re apart, with his letters and telephone calls, and the 'persecution of his presence', showing that Dora is harassed and bullied by him. This is also demonstrated as Murdoch later informs us that Dora ...

(7 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sigmund Freud's chauvenistic approach to women in is presented in "The Clinical Picture" from "A Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria"

of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria". In this essay, Freud's biggest flaw in the psychoanalysis of Dora is his chauvinistic opinion about women. This leads the audience to believe that Sigmund Freud ... atly in which a way to the advantage of the male figure. Freud elucidates the father's influence on Dora as the "dominating figure" to whom Dora was "most tenderly attached to" (317). He claims that D ...

(6 pages) 81 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Psychology of Guido Orifice in "LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL"

n a hotel in Italy. He keeps bumping into a lady, whom he considers to be his princess, Principessa Dora. Guido does many things and takes many risks just to see Dora. So they fall in love with each o ...

(5 pages) 84 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Life is Beautiful

a pleasant romantic comedy set in Fascist Italy, with Guido (Benigni) seeking to woo a pretty girl, Dora (Nicoletta Braschi, Benigni's real-life spouse), away from her stuffy fiancé. Although t ... ny scenes generating lots of laughter, it gives us an opportunity to get to know and like Guido and Dora. And forging a sympathetic link to them is crucial for the remainder of the picture to have the ...

(8 pages) 66 0 4.2 Oct/2004

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

What are your first impressions of the Imber Community in Iris Murdoch's "The Bell"?

The Imber community is first introduced in the novel through Dora's eyes, in chapter two. As soon as she arrives she is already looking away, feeling that she wi ... hly.Physically, Imber seems devoid of decoration and warmth, with the hall being very spacious, and Dora being prohibited from decorating her room. When first arriving at the Imber Community, the imag ... e is very troubled and the community fails to realise this, being too self obsessed to notice. Only Dora has the intuition to see Catherine's unhappiness.One of the main themes in the novel is the imp ...

(4 pages) 20 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discussion questions and answers to Freud's "Dora."

iod where there is no information to be relayed at all. It is necessary to listen for patients like Dora to frequently change the details in a single story and then return to their first version of th ... mnesias may be taking place with the formation of paramnesias to fill in the gaps. The descriptions Dora offers should be open to chronological re-arrangement. Freud says that amnesias are fulfilled b ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Day Two of Freud's "Dora" Discussion Notes.

Why does Dora leave? Does she have good cause?Dora most definitely has good causes to leave. Though the narra ... hysician interaction, Freud, despite his progressive ideology seems to take an accusatory tone with Dora. For example, he uses words like "confess" when he talks about Dora divulging information to hi ... may have had "unconventional" views on female sexuality there is no documentation of him validating Dora's behaviors during the session. Granted this was not a modern day counseling session, but any p ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What does the novel "Wise Children" have to tell us about paternity and maternity?

In the novel Wise Children by Angela Carter, two illegitimate twins (Dora and Nora) are cared for and raised by Grandma Chance, who more or less plays the role of their ... of their mother. Carter criticises the irresponsibility of fathers through her choice of narrator, Dora, whose father, Melchior denies the twins as his children and regards them as his nieces. His se ... and insensitive nature is evident as his eyes that "looked at us but did not see us" turn out to be Dora's "bitterest disappointment" of all her life. This shows how important a father is in the life ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Art Essay on Penny Siopis

lar in theme, are very different. She uses different media to say different things. For example, in Dora and the Other Woman (1988) Siopis uses formal elements such as colour and the various imageries ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Isadora Duncan: The Foundations of Modern Dance - Shows how Duncan was influention in pionerring modern dance. Works Cited page included.

Isadora Duncan was an American dancer whose creation of an expressive dance style based on the ancient ... freedom of personal expression would march hand and hand through the rest of the century.Angela Isadora Duncan was born, one of four children, on May 26, 1877, in San Francisco, California. Her mothe ... ainstream.After visiting the Parthenon in 1913, Duncan was inspired by the statues of the gods ("Isadora Duncan Biography"). She incorporated poses inspired by these statues. Throughout her performanc ...

(7 pages) 49 0 4.2 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Freud and the Psychoanalytic Tradition

the surface is deceptive; the real truth lies between the lines and beyond the obvious.The case of Dora examines the realm of mysterious and private life. During the year of 1900 Sigmund Freud offere ... te life. During the year of 1900 Sigmund Freud offered therapy to a girl of eighteen, who he called Dora in a short story he wrote after his sessions ended with her. The rest of this paper will focus ...

(6 pages) 67 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Art of Assimilation

When Dora Rodriquez and Abraham Bermudez came to the United States in the early 1980's, they weren't sure ... d Abraham Bermudez came to the United States in the early 1980's, they weren't sure what to expect. Dora Rodriquez moved in with her aunt and uncle. Abraham Bermudez cam with his mother and other sibl ... t can be like someone else's or their own. What inspires one person can inhibit the other. Although Dora and Abraham came in the United States around the same time from the same country, their experie ...

(7 pages) 64 1 4.5 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Cannery Row

surprise" birthday party for Doc which everyone attends, including Lee Chong the grocery man, Dora and the girls from the whore house, Henri the painter, Gay and Mr. and Mrs. Malloy; the morning ... d behind everything in the store. In addition, he explains the vacant lot to the left of the store, Dora's bordello further down left, Doc's Western Biological supply house across the street, and the ...

(3 pages) 711 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Swimming Upstream - "The Fingleton Family was dysfunctional" Discuss

l relationships with other members of the family. These relationships act as a rapport for Tony and Dora. Tony is unloved by his father to the extent that Harold wishes Tony “Didn’t exist ... vive through the support of other family members. Tony has very special relationships with John and Dora and these help him to survive even with an abusive father. To Tony “John was the best” ...

(3 pages) 3833 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


er: Deceased. She hadn't planned to try her hand at crime-busting again but when her retired friend Dora presents her with a puzzle to solve and Leah still owes her friend a favor, she than agrees to ...

(1 pages) 435 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Cannery row

am, Henri, and Frankie all show the human need of being included in society.William, the bouncer at Dora's, longs to be part of Mack and the boys. He admires the way they allow life to take it's cours ... feels alienated from others. Claiming he is going to "bump myself off, " noone takes him seriously. Dora responds coldly by saying, "do it in your own time and don't mess up the rugs." William feeling ...

(2 pages) 4 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community