Essays Tagged: "Gesture"

Was Sir Tomas More Correct? A view on "A man for all seasons"

In the play the church is represented by the Spanish ambassador. He interprets More's silence as a gesture of allegiance to the Catholic church and as a belief in the Pope's power. The state represen ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

How a teenager deals with alcohol, sex, and violence in J.D Salinger's "Catcher in the rye"

their parents and a sign of maturity. Another reason for teenage drinking is it represents a daring gesture. According to Dr. Joseph Franklin, "The way drinking starts is, one kid dares another kid to ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A short biography on Abraham Lincoln

e for the Lincoln Memorial. The chair that Lincoln is sitting in was given to Brady by Lincoln as a gesture of friendship and became a signature of all Brady studio photographs. When this photo was ta ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Is face-to-face (F2F) communication necessary for the expression of emotions? What effects have the use of SMS on the development and maintenance of relationships today?

ill be applied to the nature of SMS communication.According to Goffman (1969), expression refers to gesture, signs, vocalizations, marks, and movements produced by the mere presence of a person in an ...

(4 pages) 120 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Marc Antony's Funeral Oration in "Julius Caeser".

deep level of trust. He subtly sows seeds of discontent in the crowd and uses physical actions and gesture in preference to employing any direct accusation. He leads the crowd by modelling an emotion ...

(10 pages) 67 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A critical analysis of Elspeth Davie's short story, "Sunday Class" with a Bibliography

s the fur about her neck. We can see from this very moment that she has no concern for animals. Her gesture at the mentioning of an animal shows that she feels she is superior to them and doesn't supp ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gallery/Museum Critique

ngs with minimal effort. This piece has a mixture of both, actual and implied line, and contour and gesture line. Color is actually a property of light, but very important to this piece. Usually in pi ...

(1 pages) 56 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Explanation on the lines: "Full many a gem...sweetness on the desert air" from the poem "Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard" by Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray which is one of the five greatest elegies in English literature.Here with his literary gesture Thomas Gray informs us that the world is the vast source which comprises uncountable treasur ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a continuation of the short story, "The Lady or the Tiger." The tiger is killed by the prince who cleverly hides a knife in his shoe and stabs the tiger in the eye.

at in fact the princess did only want what she wanted. In making that very slight, almost innocent, gesture to the right, she was condemning her lover to death as to reserve him for herself and keep h ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Motives for the protagonist's gesture of protest in John Updike's "A&P".

lture of his town. He wanted to have his own liberal way of life which had no restrictions. Sammy's gesture was also directed at getting the attention of the girls at the store. He wanted to prove him ... attention of the girls at the store. He wanted to prove himself heroic in front of them through his gesture of protest.Sammy's view of life was different from those around him. He had a more broad-min ...

(5 pages) 84 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Early Theories in Language Origination

riously. Three of these early theories are the sound mimic theory, the interjection theory, and the gesture theory. These theories are all inadequate in various ways in trying to explain the origin of ... as word. It tells very little about the origin of language because of this limitation.Finally, the gesture theory suggests that early humans first used gestures to refer to things, places, animals, e ...

(2 pages) 54 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

How far was Hitler responsible for the triumph of the Nazis in coming to power in March 1933?

alists, who had been responsible in many ways for the collapse of the Weimar Republic, made a final gesture of defiance:"We German Socialists pledge ourselves solemnly in this historic hour to the pri ...

(11 pages) 54 2 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Not a bit surprised - an essay re: neglect of canadian aboriginals by the canadian government.

gness to pay mind to the history and culture of the first nations communities.It is amazing how one gesture intended to pay homage to a people, could be turned into something so greatly offensive. The ...

(2 pages) 45 0 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Analysis of interpersonal communication as seen in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

his time with Ben, "the Judys," and their boss. One Judy puts a finger to her lips in an emblematic gesture telling the other Judy to remain quiet. A third non-verbal cue is observed at Ben's poker ni ...

(7 pages) 132 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

You are my body

er and delicately dumps a third of the salt in my coffee.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, i ...

(2 pages) 21 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Herosim heroism and how it is described in the two specified poems.

's "Ulysses," Millay portrays Penelope, Ulysses' wife as the true hero through her poem "An Ancient Gesture." Millay describes Penelope as a wife who endured difficult times and waited patiently for h ... aved all night, as if to prolong time so her husband would return home. As mentioned in "An Ancient Gesture," Penelope truly cried. It is said in the poem, "And your husband has been gone, and you don ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Novel Journaling: Romeo and Juliet Act I by: Trevor M. McDowell

envolio tries to reason with Tybalt with talks of peace, but Tybalt hating all Montagues takes this gesture to profess his hatred of peace then attacks. A civil brawl outbreaks and is stopped by Princ ...

(7 pages) 25 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pay It Forward - A Biblical Comparison

eit a negative connotation, it can be turned one hundred eighty degrees into a positive thought and gesture. The movie Pay It Forward does just that. This movie tells the story of a social studies tea ...

(7 pages) 104 4 5.0 Jun/2004

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

Children of an Idle mind- Part 1

d. They were not waving a goodbye nor were they waving a welcome; yet it was more of an indifferent gesture of acknowledgement with which they greeted the weary citizens of an old metropolis; no, rath ...

(3 pages) 136 8 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Deborah Butterfield Sculptures

o sculptural form. Her many sculptural incarnations of the horse express subtle variations of pose, gesture, emotion, and metaphor.Butterfield started making life-sized horse sculptures in 1973, towar ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays