Essays Tagged: "Hypocrisy"

David Copperfield is a novel of "Passionate jealousy, sniveling hypocrisy, cold hearted, sexual degradation, sexual exploitaion and much morefff

'David Copperfield' is a novel of "Passionate jealousysniveling hypocrisy cold hearted fraud, sexual degradation, selfishexploitation and much more; but the final i ... hat Em'ly had stolen her Steerforth. There was a lot of jealousy from Rosa Dartle's part.'Sniveling hypocrisy,' again we see Heep classified under this category but more so there are two other very ev ...

(5 pages) 78 1 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

"Revolution Girl-Style Now!"

entral organization, no authoritive definition, just an attitude concerned with pointing out social hypocrisy and empowering people to "do it yourself", creating a culture of their own when they see t ...

(12 pages) 160 2 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

IF YOU DON'T LIKE WHAT I'M SAYING, DON'T LISTEN - on right vs. freedom.

se everyone because they're will always be someone opposed to you opinion, equality of opinion, non-hypocrisy (we can speak but you can't) and the importance of non-silence for change. It will also sh ... right when they do it because they are right, and a racist is wrong so he/she can't do it. This is hypocrisy. It's the right to choose which makes you really free (Jacobs 80).I don't disagree that be ...

(8 pages) 298 2 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

A satirical view of the old south in Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

necessary to be eliminated. He said slavery was bad mainly because it was hypocritical. We see this hypocrisy throughout the book when Huck is able to interact with Jim and also learn from him while t ... e whole issue of race as much as the role race plays in society. Twain uses race to demonstrate the hypocrisy of the rich and 'well refined.' He starts demonstrating these falsities of a society of sn ...

(3 pages) 108 0 3.5 Mar/1997

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

The Long March by William Styron

, that are forced to make a 36 mile march that they are not prepared for, to show the brutality and hypocrisy in the leaders of this country. The reserves are people that have been out of the service ... out. He was younger than Culver and he was on Templeton's side.The major theme in the novel was the hypocrisy and idiocy in the superiors. Templeton said that the men were too weak to make the march, ...

(4 pages) 26 0 2.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Twain's Huck Finn's Conflict with Society

of Huckleberry Finn in 1883. The novel deals with many problems of society. Huck Finn 'can't stand' hypocrisy, greed and 'sivilz'ation, qualities that are still present today.One trait shown in Huck F ... uck Finn is hypocrisy. In Twain's other novels, as well as Huck Finn, Twain is very critical of the hypocrisy of organized religion. Early in Huck Finn, Huck is confronted with two different versions ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.7 Feb/1996

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

Lancelot in "The knight of the cart". Refers also to Odysseus

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good (Romans 12:9).' This principal seems to be mark ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Twain's Pessimism in Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain

morality, and a strong plot in his masterpiece. Nonetheless, Huckleberry Finn, through examples of hypocrisy, greed, violence, and racism, shows Twain's pessimistic view of society and corruption of ... . Twain clearly displays his disgust with violence in these scenes.Huck's naivete does not mask the hypocrisy of man shown in the book. In the scenes with the Grangerfords and the Shepherdsons, huck f ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.7 Oct/1996

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

Hypocrisy in "The Scarlet Letter" by Hawthorne

use to build the story around. The underlying sin that Hawthornedeals with in The Scarlet Letter is hypocrisy. Hypocrisy is the practice ofprofessing beliefs, feelings, or virtues that one does not ho ... hold or possess. Allthree main characters, Hester, Dimmesdale, and Chillingworth, commit thesin of hypocrisy. Hawthorne shows that hypocrisy is indeed a sin bypunishing the offenders.Hester Prynne is ...

(5 pages) 93 1 3.5 Oct/1996

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

American Sel Perception vs. the Truth

ined to the individual or confined to an entire country, usually leave out negative aspects such as hypocrisy. When dealing with the perception of a country, the true image of a society comes from sel ... oice contradicts the American belief that every country should be democratic. Again another form of hypocrisy has occurred in American self-perceptions and beliefs.Other nations view America slightly ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Society's influence on the American Dream

ed to achieve satisfaction. Each man strives to improve his place in the community oblivious to the hypocrisy around him. Everyone works to impress others rather than pleasing himself. Paralleling Ful ... lair Lewis' Babbit is a satirical portrayal of a man in search of himself enveloped by a society of hypocrisy . George F. Babbit, a middle class man, struggles to find social mobility and beatitude. B ...

(5 pages) 110 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

In The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the strict theocratic society of the Puritan settlement is used to set up a sort of foil for the main character.

ble, one sees the similarities in the major themes of intolerance, and upholding reputation through hypocrisy. Additionally there are similarities in their motifs such as civilization versus the fores ... ssure on the portrayal of the human soul.~ Should I go on to incorporate:Intolerance and Reputation/HypocrisyThe Crucible1.Dependency on a good Reputation (Proctors good name speech and Parris)The Sca ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.6 Nov/2002

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

Explain the role(s) of aristocratic women in Roman history.

when he wrote that she was a "complaisant wife well matched with the cunning of her husband and the hypocrisy of her son". Inscriptions such as "to Livia Augusta, the Goddess of the town" in a book en ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Southern Life: Is It What it Seems? This is an essay about To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

gh the eyes of an innocent. In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee utilizes the effects of hypocrisy, symbolism, and irony to criticize a variety of elements in Southern life such as small to ... ey concepts of To Kill a Mockingbird, is a large element in which Harper Lee employs the effects of hypocrisy. "He ain't company, Cal, he's just a Cunningham--" (Pg. 24); this is one of the first time ...

(8 pages) 98 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


to use it in the very context of the word? And how to identify a person with the characteristics of hypocrisy?Webster's Dictionary defines a hypocrite as:"[The] Pretense of virtue, benevolence, or rel ... then do not act on those beliefs.One should not use this word on light terms. To accuse someone of hypocrisy can mean one's death in some countries On the other hand, hypocrisy is in the hearts of pe ...

(2 pages) 66 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Essay on Twain's comment on society in "Huckleberry Finn", by Mark Twain

Throughout the novel Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, the author points out the injustices and hypocrisy of society and mirrors his views on society with those of Huck. As the reader follows Huck ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Indefinable Motives - A revised essay on the short story "Hunters in the Snow" - BY: Tobias Wolff

closes this writing with a dismal ending. "Wolff's works are often humorous and piercing exposes of hypocrisy; his characters are generally failures, people with unfulfilled hopes whose loneliness lea ...

(5 pages) 137 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Courage in "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee; this focuses on true and false courage and the natural characteristics of courageous people.

t other opinions, disregarding the pressure of others and their morals. False courage would include hypocrisy. Throughout the novel, Atticus and Mrs. Dubose are courageous in their acts, while Aunt Al ... courage: people who pretend to have courage, and know that they are pretending. This is relative to hypocrisy, since they pretend to possess a value system, but do not take action. Miss Gates pretends ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird: Irony and Sarcasm

s used. In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee utilizes the effects of irony, sarcasm, and hypocrisy to criticize a variety of elements in Southern life.Harper Lee employs the effects of iron ... t plain lost her mind coming down to Birmingham and tryin' to sit with 'em." (pg. 237) The outright hypocrisy that Mrs. Merriweather states when referring to the North is one of the main elements that ...

(6 pages) 61 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

What Does the Letter A Symbolize? (Scarlett Letter, Nathanial Hawthorne)

ble". A third interpretation of the letter can be found by viewing it as a symbol of the collective hypocrisy towards sin, existing in society as a whole. These particular translations of the meaning ... lved to "Able." Nathaniel Hawthorne purposely shows the faults of the community, momentously hypocrisy. It becomes apparent to Hester that people are expressing sympathy on her behalf, which ga ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.0 Mar/2003

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