Essays Tagged: "Jacques Derrida"

Levi Strauss: polarities and deconstruction

continuum." These descriptions of the "hot" and "cold" societies demonstrate his idea of polarities.Jacques Derrida is another philosopher who was known for his idea of deconstruction. This was the op ...

(5 pages) 117 0 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This essay will explain the school of liteary thought, Deconstruction.

type of metaphor, a method of expressing something without directly saying it. In the 20th century, Jacques Derrida gave this definition a word: deconstruction.For instance, when the lead singer of Ca ...

(1 pages) 102 2 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Postmodernism and the works of Rosaldo, Dumont, and Derrida describing the theory of postmodernism in cultural change.

plains culture is the primary method ethnographic work. As an influential theorist on this concept, Jacques Derrida's theories seem to focus on language. In the work Intertextuality, he contends that ...

(6 pages) 179 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

"My Last Duchess": Paragon and Paregon.

se analysis must be very. finely detailed if it wishes to ascertain the effects of fiction.---Jacques Derrida, "Le facteur de la verite"If we are to approach a text, it must have an edge. ...

(21 pages) 109 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


ere is no ultimate reality.1960s thinkers that challenged the modernist belief in objective reality:Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Jean-François Lyotard, and Richard Rorty.Jacques Derrida:Br ...

(3 pages) 130 1 4.1 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida was born in Algiers and educated in French. He was trained as a philosopher. Early i ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

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n, whose analysis must be very. finely detailed if it wishes to ascertain the effects of fiction.---Jacques Derrida, "Le facteur de la verite"If we are to approach a text, it must have an edge.---Jacq ... ood: A Broken Friendship as Revealed by Their Letters. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1937.Derrida, Jacques. "Le facteur de la verite." The Post Card: From Socrates to Freud and Beyond. Trans. Alan Ba ...

(24 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Queer theory.

hallenged in the form of Post-structuralism, often associated with the works of Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida, which dominants the structure and understanding of Queer theory.'[Post-structuralis ... ial discourses constituted sexuality as a cultural form, in the historical transition to modernity.'Jacques Derrida offers a somewhat different approach through his ways of thinking surrounding how me ...

(11 pages) 201 1 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

The Deconstructionist Role of Fathers in "The Glass Menagerie" and "Ghosts"

ecause of absence, as language, to Derrida, is a tragedy because of Differance.Works Cited:Derrida, Jacques. "Differance", "Of Grammatology", Semiology and Grammatology" Literary Theory: An An ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Steve Smith

por definición incomprensible para el discurso maestro del hombre.Como Luce Irigaray y Jacques Derrida han explicado, el pensamiento tradicional considera valores "positivos" basÃ& ...

(14 pages) 1642 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jacques Derrida: "Writing and Difference"

struction. "Derrida can safely be called the leading philosopher in France today, and together with Jacques Lacan and Michael Foucault, the most important intellectual presence," according to Geoffrey ... hout Reserve 10. Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences, and 11. Ellipsis.Jacques Derrida was born to Sephardic Jewish parents in Algeria in 1930. He did military service in ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.1 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Postmodern Feminism

heory of human discourse setting in this way the inevitable conjunction between power and knowledge.Jacques Derrida another important writer used a device called deconstruction in which the text (whic ... tive. The concept of deconstruction is being used correctly comparing it to the original version of Jacques Derrida and it is also adapted quite cohesively to the feminist discourse. The new assignmen ...

(6 pages) 88 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


lief. This idea was further expounded by the antifoundationalist philosopher Heidegger, followed by Jacques Derrida, who reexamined the fundamentals of knowledge and deconstructionism. These philosoph ...

(8 pages) 118 0 4.3 Jul/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Give an account of Derrida On forgiveness and the unforgivable.

g committed. It is a worthwhile point.4In conclusion, a true definition of forgiveness, proposed by Jacques Derrida is the one which is without limitation and measure. Such kind of forgiveness of whic ... oria, a situation in which I do not know what to do" ("On Forgiveness: A Roundtable Discussion with Jacques Derrida," p.62). For Derrida, the pure gift as such displays no trait of an economic process ...

(9 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Dynamic Violence The Creation and Undermining of Dichotomies in Titus Andronicus

e are numerous dichotomies, or binary oppositions, to be found in it. As poststructuralists such as Jacques Derrida have pointed out, binary opposites are normally hierarchised, which is to say that o ... us Andronicus. Shakespeare Quarterly 36.4 (1985), 498-500.Schechner, Richard and Julie Taymor. From Jacques Lecoq to "The Lion King". An interview. The Drama Review 43.3 (1999), 36-55.Shakespeare, Wil ...

(27 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2010

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