Essays Tagged: "Estranged"

Emergence of Violence in American Cinema

nematic violence has been in films since the start of movie making. From Orson Wells tearing up his estranged wives room in Citizen Kane to Anthony Perkins slicing up Vivian Leigh in Psycho, violence ...

(6 pages) 333 4 4.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Hypocrisy in "The Scarlet Letter" by Hawthorne

w Hester,the adulteress; Dimmesdale, the holy man Hester had the affair with; andChillingworth, the estranged husband of Hester who is out for revenge. TheScarlet Letter examines the interaction of th ...

(5 pages) 93 1 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Revealing Marx

Revealing MarxIn Karl Marx's early writing on 'estranged labour' there is a clear and prevailing focus on the plight of thelabourer. Marx's writing ... distinction between propertyowners and workers. In the writing Marx argues that the worker becomes estranged from his labourbecause he is not the recipient of the product he creates. As a result labo ... leads to the emergence of private property, the enemy of the proletariat. In fact Marx's writing onestranged labour is a repudiation of private property- a warning of how private property enslaves th ...

(7 pages) 135 1 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne: Pearl as a Symbolic Device to Work on the Consciences of Hester and Dimmesdale

estation of the scarlet letter. She is the visible tie between Hester and Dimmesdale. The beautiful estranged daughter of the town adulteress, Pearl has demon-like traits. She is a very strange child, ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Books are still better than movies.

rie is about a young man named Mitch Albom who reconnects with a college professor that he had been estranged from for years. By chance, he sees Morrie on a TV show being interviewed. Morrie has been ...

(1 pages) 81 1 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

"Killings" by Andre Dubus's,.

equences are explored in Andre Dubus's, "Killings". A jealous husband, angered by the fact that his estranged wife is involved in a new relationship, acts out in a presumable crime of passion and murd ... ferior morality, commits a crime of passion. He murders a man who is having a relationship with his estranged wife. Strout is portrayed in the story as being a spoiled, selfish, violent man. The pendi ...

(3 pages) 26624 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Flannery O'Connor's "Revelation." and"A Father's Story" by Andre Dubus

love for one's children can often draw out intense emotion and passion. Although he is pretty much estranged from his sons and is not significantly close to his daughter, he still cares for them, esp ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Northern Lights by Philip Pullman / What is the symbolism of daemons

aimon who are journeying North to rescue their friend Roger from an evil organization run by Lyra's estranged mother. Set in an alternate dimension , daemons are a huge factor in this story with their ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lang's Film Metropolis

ries of Benjamin it is also important to highlight the key ideas of Karl Marx as seen in his works, Estranged Labour and the German Ideology. Throughout his essay, Benjamin highlights many key ideas, ... f genius.The ideas of labor, estrangement, and alienation, written about by Karl Marx in his essay, Estranged Labour, can be seen in the characters and their behavior in Metropolis. In his essay, Marx ...

(9 pages) 83 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A Separate Peace Allegorical Essay

ble of perceiving pandemonium. In A Separate Peace, by John Knowles, Gene and Finny are essentially estranged by the awareness of themselves and the world around them. Gene, enclosing the psyche of ma ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

ve the experience through nightmares and flashbacks, have difficulty sleeping, and feel detached or estranged, and these symptoms can be severe enough and last long enough to significantly impair the ...

(6 pages) 251 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Citizen Kane: Analysis of the 'Picnic Scene'

puzzles depicting various outdoor scenes, as an escape from the cold and sterile situation that has estranged her from her husband. The couple are denied the spontaneity and ease of the outdoors after ...

(5 pages) 89 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Impact of the Vietnam War on the People of America

ans still suffer the aftershocks of a national trauma that has left the nation bitterly divided and estranged from its ideals. The painful memories will be eased, but they will never be fully healed. ...

(6 pages) 141 0 4.7 Apr/2004

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

Analysis of Terry McMillan's A Day Late and a Dollar Short

explains the complicated lives of her children, Paris, Charlotte, Janelle, and Lewis as well as her estranged husband Cecil. From the first sentences when she states "Can't nobody tell me nothing I do ... only boy in the family Lewis. Lewis's constant battle with alcohol as well as with his ex-wife and estranged son is some sort of replay of the life that his father Cecil left him to deal with. In the ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Values and Morals of the 1920s as Reflected by the Great Gatsby

ay Gatsby. Nicks next door neighbor, Jay Gatsby whole purpose in the story was to win back his long estranged girlfriend Daisy Buchanan. His social standards did not consider the fact that Daisy alrea ...

(2 pages) 82 4 2.5 Apr/2004

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

Oedipus the King: Larger than Life

of noble birth, tragic flaw, a fall from grace, a moment of remorse, and catharsis. Oedipus is the estranged son of Laius, King of Thebes and Jocasta, his wife. Oedipus is destined from birth, to mur ...

(4 pages) 47 1 4.5 Dec/2004

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

This is a film analysis for "Million Dollar Baby," which is a strong contender, but it suffers a TKO in the last round.

f the young fighter. There's another connection between them, too. Frankie has no family but a long-estranged daughter. The boxer's father is dead and the remaining family is all greedy, selfish, and ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.0 Dec/2004

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

The idea of death in Shakespeare's "Hamlet"

arious soliloquies. Emotionally, Hamlet is attached to death with the passing of his father and his estranged lover, Ophelia. Death surrounds Hamlet, and forces him to consider the notion from various ...

(6 pages) 27 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

E.A.Poe- Biography

hmond, Virginia, Poe registered at the University of Virginia, but stayed for only one year. He was estranged from his adopted father at some point in this period, and so Poe enlisted in the U.S. Army ...

(13 pages) 73 0 3.3 May/2005

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

Blind as a bat: "King Lear" - William Shakespeare

mselves. Both Lear and Gloucester make fatal errors in judgment. For example, Gloucester trusts his estranged illegitimate son Edmund over his trustworthy and honorable son Edgar. Similarly, Lear bani ...

(7 pages) 31 0 3.7 Apr/2006

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