Essays Tagged: "good intentions"

Questionable Heros in the Play Julius Caesar

any characters who could have been questioned in terms of their motives and will. Some may have had good intentions, but others were revealed to have other things in mind than the well-being of the Ro ... ying that the third person of their new triumvirate, Lepidus, is not a worthy adversary and is only good enough to carry messages. Antony goes on to say that they should have him (Lepidus) killed, alo ...

(3 pages) 55 1 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Goodness, philosophy or reference to Immanuel Kant

The philosopher I used is Immanuel Kant. He was very practical in his thinking of goodness. A quote of his was "I ought, therefore I can". His view was good anything is under good wi ... of his was "I ought, therefore I can". His view was good anything is under good will . He believed good will was the primary goodness, good in its purest form, and that it couldn't be corrupted. Good ... terpreted in different ways; man can corrupt these things into evil...even though it still might be good in that man's eyes. What he's really trying to say is that good will is good in its objective f ...

(3 pages) 181 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Faces on the Wall: "The Yellow Wall Paper" The husband's intention is for his wife to get well, however, his way of doing so drives her to depression and insanity.

es On The WallIn Charolette Perkins Gillman's short story "The Yellow Wallpaper" it is evident that good intentions do not always produce good results. I am making the assumption that because the time ... ts afterseeing her in such a deranged state. This enforces the fact that his intentions for her weregood; however, the total isolation fails to bring beneficial results.

(1 pages) 109 0 5.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Is "Death of a Salesman" a literary tradegy?

uit of the "American Dream" only to find bitter disappointment and rejection. Willy most likely has good intentions and wants nothing more than to be liked and admired. Being well liked is the key to ...

(3 pages) 71 0 0.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Oedipus the King" by Sophocles.

ophocles presents us with a world in which fate is inevitable, pride can be dangerous or effective, good intentions are irrelevant, and sight and blindness may serve a similar purpose.Aristotle points ... ce in times of danger.His very diligence, however, and his consciousness of his own clean hands and good intentions, provide his one blind spot: he will allow none of the evidence to reflect upon him ...

(7 pages) 145 0 4.4 Jul/2003

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

An analysis of United States foreign policy with Russia.

sh administration) initiated the redefining of relationship between the two countries. The U.S. had good intentions in mind, but things did not turn out the way they were expected. "The result has bee ... o expand areas of cooperation and frankly resolve differences without confrontation. However, these good intentions failed to achieve any success of reviving the Russian economy or integrating it with ...

(15 pages) 237 0 3.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Weakness in mandatory sentencing.

nner that is incomprehensibly cruel and inhumane. The aftermath of this novel idea, dreamed up with good intentions, has permanently scarred the criminal justice system with wounds that will heal slow ... idered noble.A reduction in crime by means of incapacitation through detention seemed like a pretty good idea in the early 1980's. The logic behind this being that if we lock up the criminals for exte ...

(12 pages) 226 0 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Conquestador invasion on the Aztec empire in Mexico and how it affected both the europeans and the Aztecs.

he history of European travels. Columbus just like many of the explorers that followed set out with good intentions to find new land and resources. Open new trade and bringing new technological advanc ... Spanish settlers the right to force Tainos to work in the mines of fields; in return of guidance of good health, wealth, and conversion to Christianity. Diseases caused the Taino population to drop fr ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

How Vladek is cheap.

lied to, Vladek starts to doubt every individual. He does not trust anyone, even if they only have good intentions. Mala, Vladek's second wife is always criticized and yelled at by Vladek. There were ...

(3 pages) 72 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Not good enough intentions" Ways to improve high school...Q: How can our school improve and make it better for the students? Note:You must change the name of school to your own

Not Good Enough IntentionsThe faculty at South Tahoe High School has good intentions for the students th ... he list of expectations for the "ideal student" is wrong and unfair. South Tahoe High School does a good job preparing certain students for graduation, however, there is room for improvement in each o ... the six categories of expectations.Teachers rarely push their students to memorize vocabulary, use good grammar, or read. Vocabulary is key for students to know in college, for the SATs, and overall ...

(5 pages) 91 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Changing Face of Public Housing. HUD's HOPE VI Program.

ed taxpayers vast costs for police, fire, health and crime protection.Architecture, racism and even good intentions have conspired to create a poverty trap in Chicago's housing projects. As elsewhere, ... ss for New Urbanism for its master redevelopment plan for the former Riverview public housing site. Goody, Clancy and Associates, an urban planning design firm from Boston, and the CMHA collected idea ...

(23 pages) 283 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gift Giving In Modern Society

Gift Giving in modern society can be a good and bad thing. Sometimes gifts are given out of love from the heart. Other times they are given ... usually accepted with love and happiness. Some people give a gift like this to show their love and good wishes. I think that people also give this kind of gift strait from the heart to show friendshi ... ys are a time for celebration, joy, and gift giving. While the traditional gift giving started with good intentions, I think it has gone slightly awry. The counting of this years presents is as much a ...

(1 pages) 28 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Personal Privacy vs. National Security" Essay deals with the Patriot Act with comparison and coments dealing with George Orwell's "1984."

eep us free, and freedom is what this country stands for. Although the Patriot Act was created with good intentions, there is no proof that the act will even accomplish it's coal in the facilitation o ...

(2 pages) 112 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An essay about the Scarlet Ibis

with the help of his older brother, he did it. One would think that the brother helped Doodle with good intentions, but he didn't, he only helped him because he was embarrassed that Doodle had a hand ...

(2 pages) 35 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Feminist View on "Shiloh"

tereotypical gender roles reverse. The male, Leroy, is seen as a lazy and weak; and although he has good intentions, he fails to give Norma Jean the things she needs. He seems to be slightly feminine ...

(5 pages) 55 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Whose fault is it

because he is the one who kept their love and marriage a secret.Friar Laurence was a Holy man, with good intentions. He did not mean for anything to go wrong, but he had options that could have preven ... nce many so happy to prove,/To turn your households' rancor to pure love.' " (II, iii , 33). He has good intentions, but not the right ones. He had another option, he could have said, "Let me think ab ...

(3 pages) 184 7 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Macbeth: Power

Shakespeare's tragedy, "Macbeth", exemplifies those with good intentions can still be overcome by their own greed and lust for dominance. Macbeth's transitio ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.5 Aug/2004

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

Lord of the Flies - Book Review

e mundane tasks of modern society. It is a struggle between Ralph and Jack, the boys and the Beast, good and evil.The story takes a look at what would happen if a group of British school boys were to ... ppen if a group of British school boys were to become stranded on an island. At first the boys have good intentions, keep a fire going so that a passing ship can see the smoke and rescue them, however ...

(4 pages) 56 1 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Doing Good vs. Helping

Doing good deeds for people does not always lead to beneficial results. Even if something is done with goo ... re and actually cause damage. There is a large dependency on what the person doing the deed sees as good. Also, deeds done with good intentions do not always result in wholly good outcomes. Actions ca ... eing. In this, point of view is the key factor in deciding whether or not the action taken is truly good. Giving starving people food from an animal they held sacred would achieve a similar result. If ...

(3 pages) 20 0 1.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Words of Benjamin Franklin. Looks at quotes by Benjamin Franklin and tells the reader what the qoute could mean. The quote is fully explained in three parts.

virtuous people are capable of freedom," in the way I understand it means that only people who have good intentions with their freedom and have their mind set on only obtaining their freedom would wan ... and have their mind set on only obtaining their freedom would want their freedom to last. By having good intentions for their freedom, they must also be virtuous. An example of this would have to be N ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers