Essays Tagged: "Kushner"

What is human suffering? How does humanity understand/cope with human suffering? How do you reconcile suffering?

more than the others, which make humans question the dissatisfaction and unfairness of life. Harold Kushner's son, Aaron, was diagnosed with progeria in his infancy, aging rapidly and dying at an earl ... baby chosen by fate to suffer a deadly illness. The chance of getting this disease is so rare that Kushner's son's illness seemed unfair to his family. Kushner cries, "On what grounds did Aaron have ...

(7 pages) 270 2 4.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Terrorism today.

ual, a certain group, or even governments. Most terrorists claim to be dedicated to higher causes. (Kushner, 2003)The term terrorism has also been consistently considered as the "poor man's warfare" o ... including; 'act/acts of war', 'war crimes', 'crimes against humanity', and 'crimes against peace'. (Kushner, 2003)Terrorism is not a new concept. In fact, terrorism has been practiced throughout histo ...

(6 pages) 265 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A comparison of the two plays angels in america by tony kushner and jerker by Robert Chesley

nity, and furthermore, an inflexible society's dislike of the gay community and its representation. Kushner also adds a short preface to his title calling Angels in America "a gay fantasia on national ... face to his title calling Angels in America "a gay fantasia on national themes". Cadden writes that Kushner "announces in its subtitle its political focus, its formal structure, and the subjectivity o ...

(8 pages) 78 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Why Bad things Happen to good People

r my philosophy class. The only title on the list of possibilities that I could recall off hand was Kushner's Why Bad Things Happen to Good People. I began reading the book later that evening and was ... st didn't deserve them, and how these events effected them psycologically. By this I mean that Rabi Kushner through his work with the church was finding that many people assumed, since they believed t ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Tony Kushner, "Angels in America" Analysis!

m our own.The 80's were a time of economic growth and global power. It is also the setting for Tony Kushner's play, "Angels in America". In Kushner's play it was at time of gay revelation. Reagan's re ... age to be more open sexually. Throughout this play, "coming out", is a very new evolution, one that Kushner bases his play on.In the story, many of his characters are homosexual, and the truth about t ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.6 Oct/2006

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

Alcohol and Deprssion and Dual Diagnosis

alcohol may decrease anxiety symptoms, later on it promotes persistent and excessive use (Beitman, Kushner, & Sher, 1990). A possible explanation for the high co-morbidity rates of alcohol and de ... -existing MentalHealth and Drug and Alcohol Problems. New York: Routledge.Beitman, B., Kenneth, J., Kushner, M., & Sher, K. (1990) The relationbetween alcohol problems and the anxiety disorders. A ...

(12 pages) 183 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Angels in America

roduction to Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National ThemesBecause of the risks taken by Tony Kushner in his play Angels in America, and the audacious exhibition through which Kushner's message ... s in more intrepid ways.Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is a 1993 play by Tony Kushner that won the Pulitzer Prize. It tells the painful stories of two couples, Louis Ironson and ...

(15 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama