Essays Tagged: "introspective"

Existentialist Darwism and Neo-isolationist Rejection in Camus' "The Stranger"

An enlightening, introspective analysis of Existentialism as a philosophy and as an integral component of Camus' lite ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Edgar Allen Poe's "Murders In the Rue Morgue"

y become close friends, they live together in seclusion, departing onlybriefly each evening to take introspective strolls along the dark Paris streets.Soon both the reader and the narrator begin to se ...

(4 pages) 112 0 4.0 Nov/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Explication of 'Bridge of Sighs' by Edgar Allan Poe includes an excerpt of the poem

with an 'abab' rhyme pattern, the narrator uses a steady and simple rhythm to establish the somber, introspective mood of the poem. A feeling of pity for the beautiful but obsessive subject is set. Ev ... f these stanzas accentuates the sadness by following the brisk questions in lines 36-39 with a more introspective look into her life. The unexpected length of line 40 causes one to linger on the impor ...

(5 pages) 72 0 4.4 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Franz Kafka's "The Metamorphosis": A Report

hes symbolic significance that is tough to decipher. "The Metamorphosis can be seen as an intensely introspective work, relating to itself and providing Gregor Samsa as a concrete metaphor for metapho ...

(7 pages) 206 2 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

I know this much is true" by Wally Lamb.

tism toward his weaker brother, drives emotional out-bursts and seemingly irrational behaviors. His introspective self-discovery seems to dismantle all that he is and bare a soul who ultimately will d ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hamlets Choices

In Shakespeare's Hamlet, the tragic hero reveals his inner conflicts and introspective attitude in each of the lengthy soliloquies in the play. Hamlet is a static character ... lack thereof, and psyche. Each soliloquy, each slightly different, is all united by vivid imagery, introspective language, and discussion of Hamlet's delay of action. The first soliloquy serves to 's ...

(6 pages) 59 0 5.0 Dec/2003

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

Fugitive Pieces.

also a lover of language. So it would be of no surprise if Michaels would display such flowery and introspective language. The beginning brings the protagonist, Jakob Beer, running away from the Nazi ...

(2 pages) 46 1 2.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Camus - "The Stranger"

awareness an individual must encounter an existential crisis, which stimulates him or her to begin introspective thought. In Camus' The Stranger, Meursault experiences existentialism throughout the e ...

(2 pages) 58 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cats and Dogs The Difference Between Men and Women

l always think that way as long as they are still being worshipped and loved. Cats are reserved and introspective, unlike the loud and boisterous dog. God would be more like a cat, living a passive, i ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Analysis of characters number of stars by Lois Lowry

play out in the complicated and frightening context of war. War has made Annemarie a thoughtful and introspective girl. She spends much of her time reflecting on what she sees around her. Annemarie is ...

(3 pages) 63 1 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Chomsky V. Friedman: A persuasive essay on the differing opinions of Noam Chomsky and Thomas Friedman when it comes to foreign affairs. In favor of Chomsky.

to September 11th, Friedman's reaction is defensive, vengeful, and anti-Muslim, while Chomsky's is introspective, constructive, and compassionate.After September 11th, Thomas Friedman's writings were ... rest of the world. His anti-Muslim sentiments are subtle, but they do exist.Noam Chomsky has a more introspective reaction to all of this than does Thomas Friedman. Chomsky realizes that for someone t ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Read the poem 'Ode on a Grecian Urn' by John Keats.

's chooses for this ode we are allowed access to the enchanting images of the urn and also into the introspective mood of Keat's himself.The word 'ode' derives from an ancient Greek word meaning 'song ...

(6 pages) 106 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

David Malouf's Fly Away Peter; 'Enemies, like friends, told you who you were.' To what extent is Jim's understanding of self enhanced by his contact with those around him?

ife at arm's length, remaining distant and observing his world in his own unique way. The retiring, introspective Jim notes he has no close friends, though calling Clancy a 'mate'. Even the horrors of ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparative study of Sydney -A comparative study of Sydney Carton in Dickens' novel, A Tale of Two Cities, and Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet in Shakespeare's play

to one's betterment to have experienced it. Love affects each person differently. Some become more introspective, searching to better themselves for the sake of themselves or another. Others do not r ...

(5 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jul/2004

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

Notion of Freedom

e third-person's perspective is the nature of the claims made. The first-person's perspective makes introspective claims about human freedom. It asks the question; am I free? The third-person perspect ... ist argument. Essentially, it is a first-person argument supporting a third-person conclusion. Hume introspectively analyses his own personal identity to support third-person claims about human identi ...

(9 pages) 55 1 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Persuasive Essay

m from the war going on around him. His fellow soldiers talk to him in order to get him out of this introspective state that he is stuck in.Through his story Tim O'Brein displays an underlying point a ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Jane eyre

ot allowed to be self-reliant.Jane had a way about her that demanded attention. She was very shy andintrospective, yet her sheer presence was enough to demand attention forall men. Jane captivated the ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gamma hydroxybutyrate or GHB

ou fall asleep. No hallucinations or visual effects occur and GHB makes you extroverted rather than introspective. With larger doses, noticeable effects include slurring of speech, drowsiness, nausea, ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Ode on a Grecian Urn

ts chooses for this ode we are allowed access to the enchanting images of the urn and also into the introspective mood of Keats himself. The three primary tools Keats uses are the title of the poem, d ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Views of transcendentalism versus puritanism; looking at "sinners in the hands of an angry god" by johnathan edwards and "nature" by ralph waldo emerson.

ough nature and intuition. The outlook on Puritan writing is that their style tends to be plain and introspective. Transcendentalist writing shows how nature and feelings are triumphant over logic and ...

(4 pages) 62 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers