Essays Tagged: "hypocrite"


Hypocrite. It is a word that has been around since the beginning of time. Wars, death, and suffering ... ? And how to identify a person with the characteristics of hypocrisy?Webster's Dictionary defines a hypocrite as:"[The] Pretense of virtue, benevolence, or religion"Although, the dictionary's definiti ... y's definition is not as clear as one would like it; understanding the word is palpable. Virtually, hypocrite, means someone that makes a façade of his or her righteousness, his or her characte ...

(2 pages) 66 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Distcription of characters in To Kill a Mockingbird

obinson's case and defend him to the best of his abilities. If he didn't, he would see himself as a hypocrite.Although Atticus seems mellow and even old-fashioned, many of his beliefs are quite new. H ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Deviance in Christianity"This is sociology so it goes into depth about deviance in the world mainly deviance in christianity and how the lord seesus through all things.

is showed in the daily walk of all the, so called Christians and ministers of the church. The word hypocrite has now been placed upon the church and its followers due the actions of some of the membe ... looked upon ten times as much in disbelief if you call yourself a follower of Christ. When the word hypocrite is placed upon someone in this religion it is a shameful thing in the eyes of people all a ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Atticus and Scout Finch.

n from his children, now Scout and Jem can say that his nickname was "One-Shot Finch".Atticus is no hypocrite. "The main one is if I didn't I couldn't hold up my head in town I couldn't represent this ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Crucible< john Proctor

through out the play. In the beginning of the story John is irresponsible and living the life of a hypocrite. At the end of the play he cares enough for his family to save their dignity by being hung ... to be in shame of their name, but to be proud of it.John Proctor could no longer live his life as a hypocrite. Through the witch trials he realized the importance of self dignity and pride.

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Downfall of Communism: Hypocrisy Destroying Credibility

t activists will have no entry into the world of capitalism. Nelson Rockefeller made Diego Rivera a hypocrite by paying him a huge amount of money for his mural. By destroying Rivera's painting, Rocke ... he Rockefellers had no intentions of hosting this mural, they were just turning Diego Rivera into a hypocrite by paying him enormous amounts of money for his work which is the opposite of what Communi ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Main street, sinclair lewis

ested in cultural or social issues. Mrs. Bogart, the Kennicotts' neighbor, proves to be a religious hypocrite who idly gossips about everyone. However, Bea Sorenson arrives in Gopher Prairie on the sa ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Catcher In The Rye By J.D Salinger - Ostracization and Hipocrisy

nd him. When he attended Elkton Hills, for example, he noticed that the headmaster, Mr. Haas, was a hypocrite because when he was introduced to the students' parents, he would only have long conversat ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dialogue study

the scene perfectly so as he will not be contradicted or loose control. In the scene Gerry is a big hypocrite telling Laurie"They are not just you're puppets" before starting on his on manipulative qu ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Topic: Speculate on how many mothers today (in different forms) that are similar to the mother in this story. Explain the form of their similarities

. That was why she always pretended to "love" her children where in reality, she did not; she was a hypocrite. In the present day, I have personally observed a lot of mothers who are similar to the mo ...

(6 pages) 35 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Review of the Neoclassic, Romantic, Transcendental, and Modern Periods of Writing

xcellent example of Neoclassicism at its best. In the play, written entirely in couplets, the young hypocrite Tartuffe takes advantage of the character Orgon and his family by posing as a highly relig ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne. I, on the contrary to Stewart's statement, think Dimmesdale is a coward and a hypocrite. Worse, he is a self-confessed coward and hypocrite. He knows what he has to do to still t ...

(5 pages) 23 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Power play

s opposed to his later words 'govt can make decisions'. This use of contradiction portrays him as a hypocrite and exposes the manipulation of power through verbal exertion. The Indigenous representati ...

(3 pages) 183 0 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Thomas Jefferson

ctions and defecting his priciples, Jeffersondestroyed the political precedent and is a exemplatory hypocrite,which can be seen throughout his administration.Jefferson was an admired statesman who was ... estedwith out habeus corpus and prosecuting in a "court" of his own.Jefferson and Jeffersonians are hypocrites from the start and theydestroyed political tradition as seen during Jeffersons'administra ...

(2 pages) 41 0 2.6 Feb/2005

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

"Jane Eyre" and A Picture of Dorian Gray's emphasis on individual morality.

Mr. Brocklehearst provides a powerful example of preach devoid of practice. Mr. Brocklehearst is a hypocrite- living in luxury while forcing the residents of Lowood to lives simple "Christian" lives. ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Henry David Thoreau reading passage

his mother's, or his neighbor's instead."The author of passage number two thinks that Thoreau was a hypocrite. He says that Henry David Thoreau lived in the wilderness, but he just wanted to draw atte ...

(1 pages) 527 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Taliban Man at Yale"

pportunity like this but will never get the chance. I think the author feels that is simply being a hypocrite letting a man that could be a threat for this country be educated in one of the best schoo ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"A Good Man is Hard to Find" - English Essay

amily has to deal with the same problem. The grandma is a frustrating and whiny character. She is a hypocrite because she constantly accuses other people of wrongs that she commits.The grandma is extr ...

(1 pages) 119 0 4.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Aeneas hero or coward in speech

to lie amongst the dead at Troy. However, in his later speech Aeneas' either portrays himself as a hypocrite or a changed man. He encourages his comrades' weary hearts by stating: "we who have suffer ...

(1 pages) 1594 0 0.0 Nov/2006

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

Mrs. Dudgeon

riatns and Puritanism .Bernard Shaw in this play explores the life of Puritans and show how they're hypocrite and prentend to be what is really not in them.This issue is presented through one of the c ...

(6 pages) 12 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature