Essays Tagged: "first impressions"

What controls a person's first Impression?

ndidate shouted to his audience. The crowd erupted in cheers and for many Americans, this was their first long lasting impression of soon to be, President George Bush. He later went on to sign a bill ... won him one election lost him the next. The American public made a long term judgment based on the first impression of this presidential candidate. After the speech, the media took over, promoting Bu ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

In Shakeapear's play, Antont and Cleopatra, How does Enobarbus' description of Cleopatra in her barge re - inforce what we have already learned of Egypt and its queen?

Act 2 Scene 2, and we have already been introduced to many of the main characters. We have had our first impressions of everything in the play, and of all the characters in the play. So far, we have ... The relaxing atmosphere of Egypt is reflected in the people and their attitudes. The fact that our first meeting with Cleopatra sees her with a train of people and a parade reflects that the people a ...

(10 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2003

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

SHakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew"

r rather a person by their appearance. This themeis demonstrated through relationships. Shakespeare first shows the relationship betweenBianca and Katherine, next the relationship between Petruchio an ... and finallybetween Lucentio and Bianca. Through these relationships Shakespeare shows the readerhow first impressions do not necessarily mean a permanent character flaw.Bianca and Katherine are at eac ...

(2 pages) 72 2 4.2 Feb/2003

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

"Pride and Prejudice", by Jane Austen.

judice, provincialism plays a major role in establishing our attitudes towards the characters. Upon first impression, it seems that we are meant to consider the city as a highly desirable region while ... sirable region while looking upon the country and its inhabitants as inferior. However, just as our first impressions of characters are subject to change, so are our impressions of these territories. ...

(4 pages) 47 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen.

role in relation to the different themes. The relationship between Darcy and Elizabeth was based on first impressions that were solely not true. Inside they loved each other, but Darcy's pride and Eli ... issues with them ever getting married.The pride that Darcy demonstrated was nothing compared to the first impressions on himself. The ladies though highly of Darcy, up until he began to speak. Austen ...

(2 pages) 83 5 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

This is an APA style report for an experiment conducted in an Experimental Psychology class.

Effect of Facial Hair on Retaining Professional ServicesFirst impressions are lasting impressions, so when an individual seeks out a professional, i.e. an a ... earded men and bald men as being favorable. Recruitment personal appear to be greatly influenced by first impressions and tend to make their decisions very quickly (Cash & Kilcullen, 1985). With t ... rd or shaving his head. With appearance being one of the only sources of information to drive these first impressions, it is not surprising that perceived attractiveness affects recruitment decisions ...

(5 pages) 161 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A summary of an article about intuition.

we have two minds: "one for momentary awareness and one for everything else." We tend to follow our first impressions or intuitive thoughts as shown in one research study done at Harvard. Different pr ... r a short time and when traumatic events occur we do not stay distraught for as long as we may have first believed we would be. Intuition feeds our expertise, creativity, love and spirituality but it ...

(2 pages) 75 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Merchant of Venice essay comparing the different sides of Portia.

to be prejudiced and sly, while also very caring.Portia is quick to judge others on appearances and first impressions. In scene II, when Portia is discussing her suitors with Nerissa, she explains all ... known that she does not like people of the Jewish faith, and was extremely rude to Jessica when she first arrived in Belmont. During this scene, Portia warmly welcomes each man, but treats Jessica as ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.0 Jan/2004

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

'A short story tells us only one thing and that intensely' How far do you agree with his assertion.

Oscar Wilde) which does not. There are many themes in 'The Selfish Giant' (SG): religion, love and first impressions. However they are not all made clear straight away, although you can see the theme ... ar straight away, although you can see the theme of love running throughout the story, religion and first impressions do not become quite as obvious until the end. 'The Selfish Giant' is written as a ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explore the character of Rita and how she changes throughout the play.

her movements.In act 1 scene 1 the relationship between Rita and Frank is not yet established. The first impressions the audience gets of Frank is that he is quite satirical, a drunkard, although of ... n dialect, thus confirming the audiences initial thoughts. On entering the stage the audience would first see Rita outside the door, pulling down her skirt and adjusting her make-up, taking a pause be ...

(8 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Biily Budd by Herman Melville- Appearance vs Reality

The True CharacterUsually, one would judge others at first sight by their appearance and first impressions then make an initial inference about them. Thr ... ional philosophy than he did in the dictates of his own heart. Among all these characters, a simple first impression would not tell their true inner selves.

(4 pages) 33 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Under the Radiance of the Dialog "The plots of Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austin.

Austen did an excellent job too.Pride and Prejudice is based on an earlier novel of Austen's called First Impressions. This could be taken as a related theme of the later novel, and helps inform an ap ... ice, Jane Austen discusses a moral question though the comparing description of the four marriages. First, she draws a clear line between a happy marriage and the miserable one. In her opinion there a ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Compare the leadership qualities shown by Caesar, Antony and Lepidus so far. How effective is each as a leader and why?

r and Lepidus are all different types of leaders and are each effective in their own way.In a play, first impressions of a character are very important as they set a base that can be built on througho ... t all concerned with anything else other than himself and Cleopatra. In contrast, when the audience first sees Antony and Lepidus, the difference is huge. The scene is set in Rome and Shakespeare writ ...

(6 pages) 40 0 3.0 Mar/2004

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

Imagery is one of the most potent instruments which a poet can use to awaken the feelings of a reader. Compare the nature and effects of images in two or three poems you have enjoyed.

of the Magi'.The poet's intentions behind a poem can be guided by the poem's title since, it is the first thing that a reader is likely to read and thus, the title helps to put up certain first impres ... irst impressions as intended by the poet. By the name, 'Preludes' it could be told that this is the first poem by the poet in the collection and is thus, likely to give impressions about the topics th ...

(9 pages) 90 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

You are my body

ee.Delicately? Oh, I mean it was a controlled gesture. He was really controlled, that was one of my first impressions, but a bit too controlled, if you know what I mean. Like he needed control, needed ... the one he's got? Anyway, I want you to stop him. I can pay, you know.What's that? Priority of the First? You mean, he gets an unbroken deal just because he was here first? Yeah, I was told it might ...

(2 pages) 21 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

John Clare - First Love English Literary essay on love poetry

This poem hit the spot. Mentally that is. Why? Well, when I first heard of the assignment I knew immediately what the poem had to convey: first love. There is n ... ately what the poem had to convey: first love. There is nothing sweeter, more captivating than that first glance at love. It had to display the awkward feelings of love, the power of looking at each o ... the stomach' but in a closer to life way. In addition, it had to pack a sort of negative outcome of first love because it is not always perfect. When I began my search I must admit I avoided any sonne ...

(5 pages) 6630 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" Appearance vs. Reality

evident in the case of Mr. Darcy and Mr. Wickham and how they appear to Elizabeth Bennett. From her first impressions of both Mr. Darcy and Mr. Wickham, Elizabeth comes to misguided conclusions about ... rates that reality of an individual's true character can often be hidden by appearances.Elizabeth's first impressions of Mr. Darcy are based on an appearance of his character rather that a realistic a ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How to pitch a sale to a CEO

There are a couple of things that I can do to provide a good presentation. First, on the location, I would pick an Expensive and elegant venue to host the conference. I would ... give off the perception that my company is serious about obtaining venture capitol, and I feel that first impressions are everything. I am trying to make a presentation to obtain venture capit ...

(2 pages) 70 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Relationships in "The Maestro", "The Third Sister" and "Dead Poet's Society"

ul, Keller was a teacher, a friend, and sometimes even a father. This change in Paul shows him that first impressions are not reliable. The changing of the individual also shows up with Keller after h ... he significance of a relationship until it is lost. This is true in all three of the texts studied. Firstly, in Maestro, Paul is an adolescent boy who is arrogant, ego centred and immature. It was onl ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice.

udice Essay'Pride And Prejudice' is a novel written by Jane Austen. The book was originally called 'First Impressions' and written October 1976, but was not published until August 1977. Jane Austen wa ... is a good opening sentence because already she is developing to us about the Age Of Reason. In the first couple of opening chapters we learn about society of the time.

(2 pages) 47 0 2.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers