Essays Tagged: "looked down"

A paper that concerns the lessons that Scrooge learns from the 3 spirits

idea have toasting to Scrooge because of the way he treats his long time employee. Also, Scrooge is looked down upon by the charity collectors because he simply states that they should die to accommod ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.8 Feb/1997

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

Romeo and Juliet

meo and Juliet are influenced by this and marriage with a member of the enemy could result in being looked down upon in your family, cause even more anarchy between the two families or possibly banish ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

The Trials of Becoming a Hero

ails.At the beginning of The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus, Faustus is a well known doctor and is looked up to by his friends. Hal, on the other hand, starts out in Henry IV, Part I, spending much o ... I, spending much of his time in a tavern engaged in talk with robbers and hoodlums, therefore being looked down upon by the high society which he is supposed to live in. While it appears that Faustus ...

(5 pages) 85 0 3.7 Oct/1996

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

Woman’s Struggle for Independence

y recently have women started to gain respect as equals and individuals. Even today women are still looked down upon for there sex.From the begging of history women have been viewed as a lesser sex. I ...

(4 pages) 158 0 3.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Symbolism of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter' and particularly the Pearl

ry. The Puritan treatment continued, because as Hester would walk through the streets, she would be looked down upon as if she were some sort of demon from Hell, that committed a terrible crime. This ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Diction in "THE ROAD NOT TAKEN" by Robert Frost

ith the piece of work then becomes that much more meaningful."And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth". These last three lines in th ...

(2 pages) 189 2 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

about clinging to traditions in "A Moment before The Gun Went off" and "The Lottery,"

apidlylosing there grip in other communities. This detailis not only mentioned in both stories, but lookeddown upon by communities that still follow thetraditions.In the story 'The Lottery,' the tradi ...

(3 pages) 120 2 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Affirmative Action

in the absence of that conduct' Rehnquist said. Should such policies be legal and deemed as good or looked down upon as a failed attempt to solve our racial problems? Affirmative action does not elimi ... much sense to try to do away with a racial problem by using race as the important factor. When it's looked at from the logical point of view most people do see it as a bad thing. Like when the questio ...

(2 pages) 130 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The detriment that society can cause to its inhabitants. Refers to relationship in "The doll house" by Ibsen and also expectaions of men

om the outside world. The male role was defined as the superior and dominant gender in society that looked down on females. The female's role in life was to be the child-bearer, or the person who took ...

(5 pages) 105 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


or a steal, SNAP! As the ball was deflected towards the right myman ran and picked it up. I quickly looked down at my finger and withfear and I pain walked over to my bench. My pinkie-finger on my rig ... red over at my coach when he relayed this message to me andmy father seem to agree with my coach. I looked at my coach with eyesof trust and horror, and then laid my hand in his. He then took hishand ...

(7 pages) 68 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


lief in pan-Indian higher gods or even in a single high God. Such local deities are also frequently looked down upon as manifestations of a high God.In principle, Hinduism incorporates all forms of be ...

(13 pages) 379 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

"Of Mice and Men". The question is how does John Steinbeck tackle social issues in the novel through the use of Crooks. Includes direct quotations from the book.

ugh the hardship and turmoil of Crooks, the only African-American character in the novel. Crooks is looked down upon by his peers and is considered inferior by most due to the color of his skin. He is ... h environment and loses his hope and faith for he future because of his race.Crooks is tortured and looked down upon by the people he works with. He cannot even, "... go into the bunk house and play r ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Henry D. Thoreau's views on nature, society, and man.

refused to flog children as punishment. He choose instead to deliver moral lectures. The community looked down upon this, and a committee was asked to review the situation. They decided that the lect ...

(6 pages) 295 1 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is a compare and contrast essay. It deals with Flannery O'conners "Good Country People" and Steinbecks "The Chrysanthemums".

es. In both "The Chrysanthemums" and "Good Country People", the main characters (Elisa and Joy) are looked down upon by man. Elisa and Joy have tried to flex their power by crossing into the realm of ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

American Revolution research paper.

were that American colonists wanted equality to citizens in Britain and, for the most part, Britain looked down on the colonies and viewed America only as a good prospect for trade and their mercantil ... Mississippi and all of the French territory. But it also left England in a huge war debt. When they looked for ways to pay this debt, they automatically looked to the colonies in America. But what Bri ...

(11 pages) 352 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Essay about Magwitch from Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations."

ed evil and harmful by Victorian standards but turns out to possess many positive qualities. Always looked down upon by proper society, his low social status condemned him to the criminal class where ... itch's background makes him a character to pity. He never received advantages and people constantly looked down upon him because of his poor speech and clothing. Having no other choice, Magwitch had t ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This paper contains three essays pertaining to the Scarlet Letter.

of the townspeople. Those who didn't agree with the Puritan lifestyle were kicked out of society or looked down upon, just as Hester was throughout the novel. They also took pride in a joyless, non-se ...

(6 pages) 45 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Biography of classmate - Jim Brooks

ngaged in their own excited conversations about "who did what at the mall". Jim, on the other hand, looked down at his questionnaire and wondered "How long would this really take?" I looked at him and ... eck. Jim rubbed his hands on his blue, denim jeans, which distinguished the white adidas shoes, and looked around the gloomy atmosphere of the classroom while the white clouds gathered in the light bl ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Reaction to the movie "What Dreams May Come"

n the past quarter about the different beliefs of other religions. No religion should be shunned or looked down upon. I believe that God will judge all other non-Catholic worshipers based on how well ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.7 Feb/2003

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

Enchanting Escape

I could feel the frosty wind howl at my face as the sled went quicker and quicker down the hill. I looked down the hill to see the ending of this terrific ride. And there it was: the wooden ramp my f ... became separated. My body hitting the snow was poetry in motion as I landed square on my back. As I looked up into the clear winter sky, the stars glistened as I pondered what to do with my day off fr ...

(4 pages) 44 0 2.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing