Essays Tagged: "Dreamer"

Frank Decosta

Frank DeCosta was born in East Patterson, New Jersey, November 19, 1943. He is a dreamer, that is his job, he lies in bed everyday for an half hour after he is totally awake, to mak ...

(3 pages) 100 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Lucid Dreaming

ormal dream is much like passively watching a movie take place in your skull. In a lucid dream, the dreamer is the writer, director, and star of the movie. Lucid dreams are exceptionally interesting.L ... he movie. Lucid dreams are exceptionally interesting.Lucid dreaming is defined as dreaming when the dreamer knows that they are dreaming. The term was coined during the 1910Õs by Frederik van E ...

(8 pages) 203 1 3.7 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Psychology Essay on Dreams

rsduring sleep. Many times these dreams are actually so bazaarthat they have no meaning even to the dreamer. So thesedreams are mostly just passed over and ignored.The second type of dream is one in w ... So thesedreams are mostly just passed over and ignored.The second type of dream is one in which the dreamercan comprehend everything that is going on but things seem tohave no meaning as before. But i ...

(2 pages) 156 0 3.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Paranoia in "Hands", by Sherwood Anderson "Eveline", by James Joyce and "Summer Solstice, New York City" by Sharon Olds

et by a ghostly band of doubts.'(p. 882) Adolf Myers, or Wing, as the town people called him, was a dreamer, he wanted others to dream with him and experience what he did. 'Adolf Myers walked into the ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ray Bradbury

Ray BradburyRay Bradbury was a dreamer. Bradbury had a skill at putting his dreams onto paper, andinto books. He dreams dreams of m ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lucid Dreaming, Asleep and Aware

id dreaming is an issue that has been studied as far back as 1896. A Lucid dreamis one in which the dreamer is aware that he/she is dreaming and is sometimes able to takecontrol. Lucid dreams are an a ... that do occur in REM sleep.Dr. van Eeden was the first recorded person to study dreams in which the dreamer isaware they are dreaming. In 1896 he began recording his dreams. Over a period of oneyear h ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.0 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Tragedy of One Man. Speaks of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman"

Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman can be seen as an eulogy of a dreamer, which depicts one man's tragic life and death as he tries to bring his family into grace. M ...

(14 pages) 679 1 4.6 Nov/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Compares Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer" and "Huckleberry Finn"

and are very good friends, they also live a life of two totally different lifestyles. Tom, who is a dreamer, lives a life out of romantic novels, and can be amusing and exasperating at the same time. ...

(3 pages) 117 0 5.0 Jan/1996

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

Beyond the Horizon by Eugene O'Neill

in this respect, because she let Caleb's actions control her ability to follow her dream. Rob is a dreamer. His only wish is to go `beyond the horizon' and discover the mystery of life. Andy, however ...

(7 pages) 59 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Hamlet's Flaws

tingly or critically. Why does not the King, Laertes, or Fortinbras despise him for a scholar and a dreamer, at least, instead of taking him as they all do for the worthy son of his warrior sire? Why ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Jan/2003

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

In Tenessee Williams' 'The Glass Menagerie', Amanda says to Tom, 'Go to the moon you selfish dreamer' (pg 96). How far do you agree with this statement?

manda is really insulting Tom in two ways - firstly as being self - centred and secondly of being a dreamer. We understand that this is meant to hurt Tom by the fact that Amanda is truly angry and the ... ards Tom. From the book 'Through the Glass Menagerie', there is the suggestion that Tom is really a dreamer. That he 'retreats into his writing because there he can abstract himself from the harsh tru ...

(13 pages) 114 1 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dreams: The Truth Behind Their Meaning (Persuasive with good research and insights on dreams)

ries, and facts, they would find that all dreams have symbols that serve a purpose, and reflect the dreamer's subconscious thoughts.The interest in dreams dates back to the earliest days of history. E ... is underway, the person goes through hypnologic hallucinations in which pictures flash thought the dreamer's mind for several minutes. It has been proven that one's last sensory impressions before fa ...

(6 pages) 213 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Dead poets society.

r ProfilesProfessor John Keating:Professor John Keating is a thoughtful, kind, humorous teacher and dreamer. He is an inspiring man who has many unorthodox teaching methods. Keating inspires his stude ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Critical Analysis of the short story the "Astronomer's Wife" by Kaye Boyle. Included is an indepth look at the story's meaning, specifically focusing on Mrs. Katherine Ames.

of time in thought and alone in the dark at night. Boyle explains, "He was a man of other things, a dreamer. At times he lay still for hours, at others he sat upon the roof behind his telescope, or wa ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Raisin In the Sun

ppens to a dream deferred? (Langston Hughes). If a mature dream is pursued by the ready and willing dreamer, it is likely that the dream will come true. A dream is a hope, a wish, and an aspiration. P ...

(1 pages) 71 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Of Mice and Men By John Steinbeck

The term "dreamer" is often used as a condescending word; however, dreams may be a necessary part to life. For ...

(3 pages) 55 1 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The three stars that were overlooked in The Little Prince - A creative writing piece where we had to write 3 star-chapters in the style of the little prince. Includes illustrations.

Saint-Exupery---##---The seventh planet that the little prince landed on was inhabited by a dreamer.The little prince observed that when his eyes were open, the dreamer never looked away fr ... er never looked away from the stars for it was only a week after the little prince arrived that the dreamer noticed him."What are you doing here?" the dreamer inquired, "nobody ever comes here..." ...

(3 pages) 40 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lord jim, jim conrad

The novel, Lord Jim, centers on Jim, the protagonist who is a romantic dreamer. He wants make a living on the sea and become a hero. Ironically, when he is presented with ...

(3 pages) 31 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Wingfields and their gentleman caller are all dreamers." How far do you agree with this assessment of the characters in "The Glass Menagerie"?

for it is something that comforts her from the harsh realities she faces in the present. The word "dreamer" in regards to the character of Amanda can signify different things. In relation to her past ... e Sunday afternoon in Blue Mountain, your mother received- seventeen!- gentleman callers."The word "dreamer" in this instance implied that she regularly "dreams" about her past in order to escape the ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

[Authorities in Question: 'Unusual' Narrators in Tales by Edgar Allan Poe]

ts:1. Introduction................................12. Literary Reference......................13.1. Dreamer and Visionary..............23.2. The "Impossible" Narrator.........43.3. The Narrator - A Li ... point out the mediatory quality of some of Poe's narrators and argue that they bear resemblance to dreamers and visionaries in texts by E.T.A. Hoffmann and others. Dreamers, however, cannot be consid ...

(13 pages) 65 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe