Essays Tagged: "intimacy"

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

t.' ( ? ) The people of that era were not ready to admit or accept thesimple but hidden feelings of intimacy or sexuality and the true nature ofwomanhood. Kate Chopin's book portrayed a woman of that ...

(2 pages) 195 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


Intimacy is often defined as arising from a close acquaintance, association, or familiarity. This de ... mood by the body language we are using. I plan to give a brief summary of this relationship and the intimacy involved in it. There are many possible reasons why some people are attracted to eac ... dules, and heritage. Therefore, we were naturally inclined to develop some sort of relationship and intimacy. If we hadn't, our living conditions would have become understandably tenuous.The developme ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

The feelings of falling in love

The Feelings of Falling in LoveWhat is Love? Is it attraction? Is it intimacy? Is it attachment? Love, in fact, is all of these things combined together. 'Love is spirit ... ee main aspects of love. According to the triangular theory of love, these three components include intimacy, passion, and decision/commitment. Intimacy is the feeling of being connected and close to ... mate, rather than the casual encounters that someone might have with them in everyday interaction. Intimacy does not only pertain to specific acts, but also in verbal and non-verbal expressions of lo ...

(5 pages) 332 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Editorial Concealed. Robert Wright, both reporter and commentator in Time Magazine. Includes review of his article "The evolution of despair"

arousing suspicion.The article's first paragraph is a perfect example of how a writer can establish intimacy with his reader. The following example demonstrates Wright's use of first person and emotio ... r. With eyes and ears focused upon Wright, the audience would be guided through the very process of intimacy, trust, and confidence, so that they would be prepared to accept the thoughts of their altr ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Title of this essay is "Wrong Assumptions". The assignment was to write about a key theme of the story "Cathedral" by Raymond Carver.

ions about their relationship. Although she had not seen the gentleman for ten years, she shares an intimacy with him that seems to make the husband jealous. The man is blind, which the persona states ...

(2 pages) 167 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Examines the effects of pets on child development along with the pros and cons of a household pet on children.

has increased pet ownership. Some reasons for the increase in ownership is to satisfy the need for intimacy, nurturance, and contact with nature. Animals have been used to promote physical and psycho ... that are were universal to many of their relationships included love and affection, companionship, intimacy, and nurturance. The attributes that were solely ascribed to the pet included ownership and ...

(6 pages) 189 0 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The young adult

mental stages of growth into tasks. Of Eriksons' theoretical tasks,one task describes the theory of intimacy versus isolation. This task theory can be examined usingthe normative crisis model. The kno ... ld provide the young adult with the ability to challenge previous ideas held by theadolescent about intimacy and isolation. This model is adapted for progression of the tasks tofollow the chronologica ...

(5 pages) 354 0 3.8 Jun/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Viagra: Miracle Drug or Miracle Scam?

n feel embarrassed about ED and avoid talking about it, especially to their partners. In return the intimacy between a couples will decrease and tension in the relationship can cause rifts and even di ...

(9 pages) 109 2 3.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs


when discussing a relationship. Many factors are involved, such as amount of time spent, amount of intimacy, types of activities participated in, and dependability of the relationship.The first type ... ies depending on how much type an individual devotes to his or her religion. However, the amount of intimacy is usually very high, as one divulges most, if not all, of their personal problems and issu ...

(5 pages) 169 1 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Tricks With Mirrors" by Margaret Atwood

he bed with her "reflecting side up" (line 12). She then moves on to describe the patterns of their intimacy in an almost detached manner - her lover does not kiss her; he only kisses his own reflecti ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

A description of the Folk Urban Continuum as depicted by Redfield and Chan Kom: A Maya Village.

a community moves from the folk to the urban end of the continuum, there occur shifts from cultural intimacy and organization to disorganization. Along with this there is collective or community orien ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This is a summary for Amy Tan's "Mother Tongue".

ront of her mother.She once again consciously aware of the "type" of language she used on daily and intimacy basis when she noted that her husband did not have a slightest reaction when she uttered a ... njugal life. And it came to her sense the presence of a different sort of language, the language of intimacy, the familial English.To demonstrate this kind of family talk, Mrs. Tan quoted a story that ...

(3 pages) 260 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Frank Auerbach - A very good essay

lude landscapes, figure studies and Old Master inspired works. In particular Auerbach's glee in his intimacy with the urban landscape of London's Camden Town - where he has had a studio since 1954 - a ...

(2 pages) 68 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Sigmond Freud's psychosexual stages.

rity, and identity vs. identity crisis, correspond with Freud's. Erikson's three additional stages, intimacy vs. isolation, generatively vs. stagnation, and integrity vs. despair, cover the periods af ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

An individual and how his development relates to the stages of adult development theorized by Erik Erikson and Daniel J. Levinson

he ages of 22 to 49).According to Erikson, the typical developmental conflict of Young Adulthood is intimacy vs. isolation, with love relationships being the most important events. Levinson says that ... to casual relationship, admitting that most of them were just about sex and nothing more. He feared intimacy and feared getting hurt again, and therefore did not want to let anyone get too close to hi ...

(5 pages) 283 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Noel Perrin's "A Part Time Marriage"

middle class couples. He proposes his own resolution to these problems. Perrin feels that levels of intimacy can help in establishing the success of a relationship or marriage. I agree with him that e ... in establishing the success of a relationship or marriage. I agree with him that elevated levels of intimacy and closeness will make for a longer and better relationship, even though we do have a rath ...

(2 pages) 35 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Romantic Love, displayed and dipicted in the movie "When Harry Met Sally." Also has discriptions of consummate love.

a relationship.There are seemingly three main factors that can be user to describe love which are: Intimacy, Passion, and Commitment. These three factors control whether a relationship is a simple li ... out but one can try to label the step that they are in and try to assume where they will be heading.Intimacy is sometimes the first step in a relationship where the two people develop a bond of sorts, ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Reflection of Breathing Lessons ... O'Brien review.

here was such a thing as a sex surrogate and I previously wondered how people handled sex, love and intimacy. I also found it very interesting how he could write and how technology has progressed over ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Oct/2003

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

" Sex, Lies and Conversation" by Deborah Tannen.

stone of friendship. By sharing secrets, thoughtsm feelings, and impressions, girls and women build intimacy in their relationships. Where as young boys build relationsips by doing things together. Yo ...

(2 pages) 28237 3 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Mercutio Character.

n and Zeffirelli films, the time is the same as in Act 2 Scene 6 but the scene has shifted from the intimacy of the priest cell to a public place, and Benvolio's opening words 'spell' trouble.("I pray ...

(5 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature