Essays Tagged: "motivations"


uses and reasons for rape are deeply entrenched in our social structure. We can explore some of the motivations and circumstances which lead men to rape. We have learned that some men rape out of ange ... from which today's beliefs and stereotypes have evolved. However, we must look beyond both rapists' motivations and history if we are to truly understand the act of rape.Why does rape exist and what c ...

(4 pages) 243 2 4.1 Dec/1996

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

The Effect of the Russian Orthodox Religion on the Culture of Russia

ussia's world view and defined her place in the world. The church affected the thought patterns and motivations of a whole culture and changed the way Russians thought about themselves and the ways th ...

(4 pages) 115 0 4.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An Analysis of the Final Scenes of Alfred Hictcock's NOTORIOUS

final scene in the film shows how the above tools lead to abetter understanding of the character's motivations.The most obvious recurring object in the final scenes is thepoisoned coffee cup. In the ... htcolours, the other is in dark colours.Hitchcock's use of shadows also help us understand charactermotivations. The most obvious example is when Alicia realizes she'sbeen poisoned, and begins blackin ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Setting in "A Rose for Emily" by Willliam Faulkner

der background as to the values and beliefs of the characters, helping the reader to understand the motivations, actions and reactions of Miss Emily and the rest of the town, and changing the mood or ... had to do something to restore her moral standing for her.Besides helping the reader understand the motivations and events in the story, the setting also changed the tone of the story. The description ...

(3 pages) 289 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Between the Forest and Greed?

an almost infantile approach to the logging industry and the concept of clear cutting. The monetary motivations behind the logging industry is her explanation for clear cutting, trying to portray the ...

(4 pages) 64 0 2.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


ecessarily label the people as opposed to, or in favor of the topic here. They just show where your motivations lie, is your involvement for self fulfillment or for the good of society? Within the con ...

(6 pages) 216 0 4.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Internationalization of Accounting Standards for Consolidation

s is a prerequisite to international free trade. Given the trends toward greater globalization, the motivations of companies for seeking a uniform accounting system are strong. If companies have to pr ...

(9 pages) 440 2 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Human Relations

bilities. We are all motivated by different drives, and needs. Besides being driven by a variety of motivations, we are also each directed at different and unique personal and professional goals! It m ... at I do best. Doing the DISC test at a recent seminar helped me see a lot more about my actions and motivations. This went along so well with the class discussion about our strengths and weaknesses.If ...

(6 pages) 165 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Through the Eyes Of Terror - A look behind the motivation of the Taliban and other Terrorists.

Through the eyes of a terrorist:The motivations behind the horrorIt is very clear to everyone world wide that any terrorist actions, esp ... eryone except the terrorists themselves, that is. So the question of what the terrorists underlying motivations are arises, and for good reason. The only person that can really answer that question is ... m in the world. With the vast web of terrorists around the world being fueled by many psychological motivations ranging from shear publicity to devout religious justification, thus, the chances of eli ...

(6 pages) 148 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A five page paper on: - Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", - Philip K. Dicks' "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" and - John Wyndham's "The Day of the Triffids."

acters in these novels. It is the significant events themselves that causes the characters actions, motivations, desires, thoughts and attitudes to change. It is the changes between the characters act ... kind of event, which puts an incredible amount of stress on the character. Each characters actions, motivations, desires, thoughts, and attitudes are affected, never returning to there prior state. It ...

(6 pages) 78 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Motivating an audience

ism. The best volunteering does involve the desire to serve others, but this does not exclude other motivations, as well.Instead of considering volunteering as something you do for people who are not ... want to volunteer. You may have several different reasons. Here are just a few of the many possible motivations identified by other volunteers:"h to feel needed"h to share a skill"h to get to know a c ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Lady Macbeth: Guilty or Innocent?

ckens, Lady Macbeth changes. Her actions change, her words change, her personality changes, and her motivations change. Now the real question is; is Lady Macbeth guilty or innocent?Upon Lady Macbeth's ... had a wife. Where is / she now?" (V.i.41-42). Here Lady Macbeth is completely guilty.Lady Macbeth's motivations seem guilty but her first motivations are innocent. At first Lady Macbeth wants her husb ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 Mar/2003

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


Since the country was in dire straits, Napoleon Bonaparte seized power of the Directory. His other motivations in seizing power was to strengthen the gains of the French Revolution and to enhance Fra ...

(7 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Hamlet and Laertes as revengers!

t roads when avenging their fathers. Hamlet and Laertes possess different personalities but similar motivations, therefore the ways in which they seek revenge for their fathers? death differ. In the e ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2003

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

Napoleons conquest through europe and spreading of his ideas.

ry Age and its aftermath, one must analyze the revolution as well as Napoleon's goals, actions, and motivations and the reactions of his enemies.Napoleon Bonaparte was a young military officer from ...

(9 pages) 114 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Where is Psychoanalytic Criticism coming from? And What does that mean?

et somewhat understandable creatures who often fail to note the influence of the unconscious on our motivations and our everyday actions. While Freud was working with patients whom he diagnosed as hys ...

(3 pages) 101 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

American justification for entering the War of 1812.

Perhaps I'm being idealistic about the motivations of our early political leaders but I do think that the primary reason behind the war of ...

(4 pages) 71 2 4.7 Aug/2003

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

North American Frontier: Beginning and End.

ent with business men not far behind. Wealth, adventure and political power were the main course of motivations. The settlers by the thousands moved over the Appalachian Mountains into new states and ...

(3 pages) 63 0 0.0 Aug/2003

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

The SImpsons.

to develop characters so must rely on commonly understood attitudes about types of people and their motivations. (Common Culture, 2nd Edition, Berger, page 243) Homer Jay Simpson is the patriarch of t ...

(4 pages) 237 6 4.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Analysis of the story "Shakespeare in the bush".

tures could certainly misunderstand his literal meanings. The author then argues that the plots and motivations of Shakespeare's tragic plays will always be apparent because human nature is more or le ...

(5 pages) 235 5 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology