Essays Tagged: "nonsense"

Enochian Scripture

speculation, and complete balderdash, and the result is a vast and almost unreadable array of near-nonsense which bears more than a superficial resemblance to Blavatsky's 'Secret Doctrine'. In times ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland

urneyed Through the Looking Glassgenerally love (or shun) the tales for their unparalleled sense of nonsense .Public interest in the books--from the time they were published more than acentury ago--ha ... eceived in their own time, and havesince become landmarks in childrens' literature.What makes these nonsense tales so durable? Aside from the immediate appealof the characters, their colourful languag ...

(2 pages) 117 0 2.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Waiting for Godot" by Beckett

ar alone, the actual text is exceptionally bizarre. It is a seemingly senseless arabesque thoughts, nonsense and symbols; reminiscent of 'train-of-thought'-like style, associated largely with Beckett' ...

(3 pages) 130 2 4.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is on the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. It analizes twains themes, structure and the social change that it brought about. AP English

d in the end when Huck falls back into the role of an obedient, 'small' person, overshadowed by the nonsense of Tom Sawyer. Twain has this fascinating and yet maddening way of exposing the truth only ...

(6 pages) 238 0 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Issue of Gun Control

he government put these brutal killers into jail and let them stay there. If we could eliminate the nonsense that happens constantly on Capital Hill, this dream would be a very real one.With the inter ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.5 Sep/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The theories and principals of Karl Marx, and the effect his ideas have had on the world today.

nker: like many original thinkers, he expressed many intelligent ideas and a considerable amount of nonsense. It is impossible, in one assignment, to do justice to anything as complex (and contradicto ...

(2 pages) 294 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The summary of the story "To Kill A Mockingbird". A white lawyer defends a black man in court who has been accused of raping a white woman. He is innocent.

mmer, and he, Scout, and Jem begin to act out the story of Boo Radley. Atticus puts a stop to their nonsense, urging the children to try to see life from another person's point of view before making j ...

(3 pages) 68 1 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico Philosophicus

t this is not generally understood. For example, in a perfect logically perspicuous language, it is nonsense to say that M is a thing, so this cannot be said. However, by using the symbol 'M' we are s ...

(4 pages) 57 0 0.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

In her novel 'Pride and Prejudice', Jane Austen makes fun of her society by portraying "follies and nonsense" in her characters. These "follies and nonsense" are communicated in diverse ways and light ... en the atmosphere of the novel by juxtaposing criticism and ridicule. Some characters talk a lot of nonsense and are made to be laughed at such as Mr Collins, Mrs Bennet and her daughters Mary, Lydia ...

(9 pages) 102 1 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Effects of Guilt in Crime and Punishment

y deteriorates. Raskolnikov's physical suffering begins shortly after the murder with delusions and nonsense ravings while constantly drifting in and out of reality. He often goes into a state of "not ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Children's Literature in the Victorian Era (with footnotes, citations, and images)

a, played host to an abundance of children's literature, appearing in such forms as the fairy tale, nonsense stories, and tales of adventure. This influx of writing aimed toward the younger class was ... r grandmother's rocking chair.Another form of text gaining great popularity during the time was the nonsense story. It appealed greatly to children because it was meant solely to entertain them, to ma ...

(4 pages) 63 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Seeing things differently/An essay about the way men and women see the sport of football.

ch to the women's dismay, I'm sure.Women, on the other hand, look at football as a childish game of nonsense. I, for one, don't understand why they would think that. Why would anyone not want to watch ...

(1 pages) 24 0 2.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The most dangerous game

that those who are hunted understand one feeling- fear. But, Rainsford had rather thought it to be nonsense. Also, this conversation told us Rainsford's and Whitney's different points of view about t ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women In Combat

of women in combat and the forces.Women are classified as "male bonding," "good order," "too neat," nonsense that's left from the past. In other words its saying that women cant play baseball as good ...

(3 pages) 103 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Postmodernism and Joyce Carol Oates

sequence, disunified subject, and metanarrative.The first aspect I will talk about is fragmented or nonsense narrative. To me these terms are pretty self explanatory. Fragment narrative is a narrative ... sentences, or to put it another way, tends to disregard a lot of syntactical and grammatical rules. Nonsense narrative most of the time falls under fragmented narrative too, it is a narrative that has ...

(8 pages) 87 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

It is 300BC, you are a Platonist. Your friend, also a student, has been condemned to death by the Athenian court. Write him a letter preparing him for his last hours.

It is a harsh injustice to consider this impious, and to consider it a crime punishable by death is nonsense and hyperbole. We both, you and I, are known for following our teachers footsteps regarding ...

(11 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Metalanguage in a world of nonsense based on the book Alice in the Wonderland

Adventures in Wonderland, serving as a guide for the reader through this world. Carroll's world of nonsense reflects a different type of speech where statements of characters are taken literally. Thi ... entuates his mastery of the subtleties of semantics, which appears to be an underlying principle of nonsense in the book. Nonsense is the essence of metalanguage in Wonderland in which speech semantic ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Reasons why the Renaissance started in Italy

the ancient city of Rome, mainly. They also probably wanted stability, with all this war and church nonsense going around. Finally, they needed something to do in these dark times, I would imagine. ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Prohibition in the 1920s

America sits for its portrait through an era of wonderful nonsense as stated in the book, This Fabulous Century 1920-1930, describes the Roaring 20s, which wa ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Crucible By: Arthur Miller

t is faced with a crucible. John Proctor tries to tell everyone in Salem that the witch trials were nonsense. Although he knew he was right, no one in the town believed him. Everyone was caught in the ...

(1 pages) 3789 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American