Essays Tagged: "indifference"

Sequences of King Lear which display varying perceptions of different characters

Another sequence is the gouging of Gloucester's eyes by Cornwall. A third sequence which shows the indifference of opinion within the characters is Lear's death at the end of the play.As the play ope ...

(7 pages) 76 0 4.8 Nov/1996

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

The Holocaust

e stopped beforehand, by teaching and by acknowledging what had happened in our past, for 'Silence, indifference and inaction were Hitler's principal allies.'YY and Every time history repeats itself t ...

(3 pages) 104 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Before the death of innocence- a insight into premature depression

reful to step over the broken beer bottles and cigarette stubs. Her face was masked by the cover of indifference, she was young yet there was no light in her eyes. Her life was on the brink of disaste ...

(6 pages) 67 0 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

A two page dissertation on abortion and its evils.

It's amazing how easily we fall into this mindset. It's amazing how we can harbor these feelings of indifference towards human life. It's amazing how we, being the imperfect, fallible beings that we a ...

(2 pages) 161 4 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

en they passed , 'They passed me within six inches, without a glance, with that complete, deathlike indifference of unhappy savages'(Conrad, 80). Marlow's advancements into the jungle, acted parallel ...

(3 pages) 111 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Tarrou, the Plague's Only Hero in The Plague by Albert Campus

cally. Rieux comes close to a hero, but he fights the plague because it's expected of him and shows indifference at the end of the book. Besides Rieux and Tarrou, none of the other characters show any ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.3 Feb/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cosmic irony in "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane.

's theme, cosmic irony, is illustrated through the use ofsymbols for isolation, insignificance, and indifference. Three specific examples of cosmic irony symbolism used by Craneare, the power of the o ... at, the sea against the universe, and the little boat in avast sea from the people on the shore.The indifference aspect of cosmic irony is where things serve no purpose, and there is truly no care for ...

(2 pages) 160 0 3.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Surrealism and T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"

ich defined the movement in philosophical and psychological terms. Moreover, Eliot would later show indifference, incomprehension and at times hostility toward surrealism and its precursor Dada.Eliot' ...

(4 pages) 200 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Assess the Significance of the question of Parliamentary Reform in the Careers of Gladstone and Disraeli 1865-68?

tinual failure of any attempt to secure any reform in the 1850's. Perhaps the greatest of these was indifference. The collapse of Chartism was followed by a period of greatly reduced activism for parl ...

(8 pages) 48 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Should we put a price on nature's services? This essay will disscuss the advantages and disadvantages of doing so, I decided that it is advantageous to put a price on nature's services.

what is right and wrong when both sides have valid points. Therefore, I am left with the feeling of indifference and each side will need to be discussed in great detail.If one comes to the conclusion ...

(2 pages) 125 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War. By Stephen Crane

novel progresses, he encounters hard truths about the experience of war, confronting the universe's indifference to his existence and the insignificance of his own life. Often vain and holding extreme ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Forces of Naturalism"

irl of the Streets, Stephen Crane places his main character, Maggie, into an urban environment. The indifference of this setting is shown through the interactions and apathy of the many residents. The ... ment that apathetically gives its young to the forces of the streets. There are further examples of indifference demonstrated by the interactions between the characters.When the children are all gathe ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The United Nations: Why it is suffering and how it can be improved.

In recent years, the UN has faced dwindling finances, criticism of its peacekeeping forces and the indifference of several prominent nations, just to mention a handful of its notable predicaments. Mo ...

(8 pages) 330 2 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

An examination of First World War poetry from British author Wilfred Owen.

terday." Owen himself put his ironically titled poem, Dulce Et Decorum Est into the generic title: 'Indifference at home'. The poetry holds no compassion and so you are not meant to feel for the soldi ...

(7 pages) 123 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Cultural Relativism of Philosophy:-.

sm and Human RightsCultures with their morals differ from each other across the world and with that indifference comes a conflict about which morals are right. James Rachels challenges the idea of cul ... nditions, and the survival of a society. The idea behind cultural relativism was the recognition of indifference among humanity. It is way to understand why it is important not to judge a people based ...

(6 pages) 205 0 5.0 Nov/2003

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

TS Eliot's piece, Our Whimpering World

the profound imperfections in men within hissocial order; which include two-facedness, laziness and indifference. He's not pointingfingers but rather warning us that we're all empty vessels living in ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Indifference of Nature vs. Virtue of Man in Stephen Crane's The Open Boat. Explores irony, symbolism, and color imagery.

Indifference of Nature Versus Virtue of Man in "The Open Boat"Although he failed to reach the tender ... ating irony with symbolism and vivid imagery. "The Open Boat" calls for man to move beyond the cold indifference of Nature in an attempt to transcend a meaningless existence. Courage, virtue, and cama ...

(5 pages) 144 1 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lessons in E-learning and How to Move it Forward

ssue. The lessons from the view of participants (employees) include: 1 High dropout rate. 2 Quality indifference. 3 Comparison shoppers. According to the problems raised from either enterprise or part ... e-tracks undertaken were completed , for a dropout rate of a little more than 80%.3.2.2 The quality indifferenceQuality was one of the first suspects the Learning Tree investigated in its search for c ...

(15 pages) 403 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Review of Charles Dickens hard times

Charles Dickens Hard TimesIn early society and presently, the indifference and unfairness to women exists among us in different ways. Men believe that they are su ...

(7 pages) 75 0 4.0 Mar/2004

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

The idea of the absurd in the stranger

ality of the universe, the meaningless of human life, the importance of the physical world, and his indifference towards life itself.Although The Stranger is a fiction novel, it has a sturdy tone of C ... his reason and feeling. He has neither a past nor a future; he lives eternally in the present. His indifference is realized almost immediately, after his mother's funeral he exclaims, "But in the fir ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers