Essays Tagged: "duality"

Is man Good or Evil?

. There are certaincircumstances in life which can change the way a person acts.There is a definite duality within me. I am usually a good person. Iopen doors, push in chairs, listen to people, and he ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

ABRAHAM LINCOLN. A review of the book "The Words That Remade America" by Garry Wills

e opinions? What is Garry Wills' view of Abraham Lincoln? It could be said that Wills' entertains a duality. His opinions exist on two levels. The first occurs when considering Lincoln as an individua ...

(3 pages) 117 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Kanflict, A bold journey into the world of the metaphysical

lf. For a human to do the right or moral thing means that a decision must be made; to side with the duality within each person, to be moral or follow the animalistic nature of inclination. This inclin ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"The Secret Sharer" by Joseph Conrad, Critical Analysis

haracter of a sea captain. Its title and opening paragraphs forecast a story of mystery, isolation, duality, darkness and silence. The novel proves true these predictions reveling thematic and image p ... ng the place where the consciousness and the unconsciousness meet. The two trees are an exponent of duality a recurrent theme in the novel. They also reflect the secret partnership to be formed betwee ...

(11 pages) 147 0 2.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Symbolism and Foreshadowing in Herman Melville's Moby Dick.

e utilizes Father Mapple's sermon in his nineteenth century epic novel Moby Dick, to illustrate the duality of mankind. Mortal man pursues his own singular interests with selfish intent; however, God ... esentation transposes the reader from the Chapel in New Bedford, to the spiritual realm of God. The duality of nature theme is exposed in numerous insights. Godly Father Mapple asserts "on the starboa ...

(7 pages) 88 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This discusses the duality of the characters in "Crime and Punishment."

em all the more human.The main character, Raskolnikov, is Dostoevsky's focus for his exploration of duality in character. "Raskol" in Russian means "schism" or "split." This name gives an inside view ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In "The Lamb" and "the Tiger" William Blake's speakers present a distinct duality of the human understanding of god

The Dichotomous Duality of DivinityHow does one understand the concept of god? Classic Christian beliefs dictate to ... d through his writing. In his poems "The Lamb" and "The Tiger," Blake's speakers present a distinct duality of the human understanding of god.Blake deliberately presents the dual natures of god throug ... hending him surpasses human capability.William Blake's poems "The Lamb" and "The Tiger" explore the duality of the human understanding of god. Both poems show a poignant display of human perspective o ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


ively character with both a jovial side and a gloomy, more secretive and hidden away side. He has a duality in his personality. One moment he is a fun, joking character to be with and other times he c ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of the power politics of canadian literature. Specifically margaret atwood's surfacing

ere she unmasks the dualities and discrepancies that exist in her personal life.The construction of duality is a central point in the novel. The position of the man represents logic, language and rati ... the language again, I couldn't use it because it wasn't mine" (100).The narrator's awareness of the duality developed when she was an adolescent. She has vivid memories of her parents roles, her fathe ...

(6 pages) 50 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

George Orwell's thesis

s the theme of souls andtheir attainment of consciousness, the theme of double consciousness andthe duality and bifurcation of black life and culture; but one of the moststriking themes is that of "th ...

(9 pages) 64 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Contrast essay on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson

The duality of mankind, or the belief that the human mind is made up of a good and evil part, has always ...

(5 pages) 108 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Crucial Dilemma

As the time its author has lived and the plot of the play takes place, Victorian age was a time of duality shaping all of the society in England. The huge state that was coined with the term "the cou ... performed for the sake of itself. The characters and events in the play successfully reflects this duality and structurality in the Victorian society and also makes an astonishing reference to the fu ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Duality and Appearance vs. reality in Hamlet

ntly was crowned king and married his mother. The theme that remains throughout the play is that of duality and appearance versus reality. Hamlet discovers that characters may appear to be honest and ... o be honest and true are in reality distorted and evil. Many of the characters within the play have duality and are not the characters that they seem to be. Four of the main characters that hide behin ...

(5 pages) 51 0 5.0 May/2004

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

Huck Finn, A Warning Against Romantic Philosophy

ry Finn, Mark Twain depicts the transition from Romantic thinking to an age of Realism, through the duality of the novel's two youthful friends Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn. Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer, alth ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Aug/2004

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

To what extent do stories and information about Apollo's personalities problems suggest that these problems can be resolved?

o understand. He takes on many roles (god of prophecy, healing, arts, archery), each of which has a duality of its own. There is a double tradition of origin and a double name, Phoebus Apollo. "Apollo ... the avenging goddesses of the murder of blood-kin.Apollo's relationship with women had a love/hate duality. As a protective son, he killed the giant Tityos who tried to rape his mother, Leto, at Delp ...

(8 pages) 20 0 1.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Similarties and Contrasts of Friendship and Betrayal

is ties in exceptionally well with the book, A Separate Peace by John Knowles, which integrates the duality concept of friendship as well as betrayal.In the book A Separate Peace, two friends, Gene an ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"How does Alfred Hitchcock explore the duality of human nature in the film Psycho?"

Alfred Hitchcock uses many ways to explore the duality of human nature in his films, especially in the 1960 horror thriller Psycho. The duality of ... evil, the natural and the unnatural, are just some examples of human nature. Hitchcock explored the duality of human nature using ways such as lighting, dialogue, camera angles, music, comparing and c ... t the two main characters Norman and Marion, and two minor characters, Sam and Lila, we can see the duality of human nature. Both Marion and Norman are being confronted with their inner dark self, yet ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.2 Feb/2005

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


he best-known and most articulated efforts to integrate agency and structure. His theory proposes a duality of structure, in that agency and structure cannot be seen as independent of one another. Pie ... n these two theories, there are in fact a few similarities. Both Bourdieu and Giddens put forward a duality of structure, and they are also both involved with the issue of constraint on agents. Simila ...

(11 pages) 143 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Susanna Moodie - the distraught pioneer. Roughing It in the Bush.

erent culture, manners, philosophies, and most importantly political attitudes is sure to bring out duality.I would like to focus on the reason of Moodie's continuous ambivalence, which I believe to b ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is an Analytical essay describing the connotative language in the Koran.

were chosen carefully by the author (God) to influence the way he is envisioned, and to show us his duality: Allah the Merciful, the compassionate, and Allah the Master of the Day of Doom.In the openi ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing