Essays Tagged: "notion"

I am me and you are you

dea of man's individualism, guiding us to belief of existence before essence and ushering us to the notion of freedom of choice. These three beliefs can then be related to the characters in the existe ... have unique past experiences that make them who they are, existentialists would now usher us to the notion of each character's freedom of choice. By seeing Tarzan and Jane as individuals with differen ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

King Lear

morality and perverted values. These glimpses of hope seem to provide the reader with an underlying notion of human goodness that remains present, throughout the lurking presence of immorality and a l ... alues. However, in the end it is questionable if these are true revelations, and if the affirmative notions are undermined, and thus less significant than the evil in which they are engulfed. I ...

(9 pages) 91 0 5.0 Nov/1995

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

Shakespearen Sonnet 73 and Sonnet 116

even one's partner's inconstancy have no effect upon the affections of one who sincerely loves. His notion of love is not a romantic one in which an idealized vision of a lover is embraced. Instead he ...

(3 pages) 225 0 4.0 Nov/1996

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

MacBeth as a Tragic Hero

death of an ordinary person in Medieval times was not considered tragic. This idea was based on the notion of 'fall'. If a peasant died, his death meant very little because he had not far to fall. In ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Dec/1996

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

Executive Women: Substance Plus Style

der to succeed as a middle or upper level manager within a large corporation.The authors refute the notion that the differences between male and female managers are great. They mention that 'the few s ...

(3 pages) 77 0 3.5 Feb/1996

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

Juvenile Justice in USA

old. However, the origins of the various components of the JJS go back much further than that. The notion of separate treatment for children under criminal law goes back to a very early English law. ...

(3 pages) 596 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


e of modern capitalism. This ethic originated from the Calvinist doctrine of predestination and the notion of a transcendental God. Predestination decrees that God has already picked out who those 'pr ...

(4 pages) 114 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Romeo + Juliet

d Juliet ride is going to be like no other Shakespeare you've ever ridden.' This movie supports the notion that the stage is an actor's medium and the cinema is the director's. Romeo and Juliet is a f ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.2 Nov/1996

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

Was Locke misguided in trying to account for all the legitimate functions of government in terms of "the preservation of property"?

he first place.Locke states that "every Man has a property in his own Persons", this is a difficult notion to grasp given our own modern definition of property. Our "persons" are certainly not a prope ... he right to trade away or alienate something is certainly a major part of the modern meaning of the notion of property. However, the word 'property' in the seventeenth century was often used more wide ...

(8 pages) 236 1 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Measurement of Free-Fall Acceleration

Fall AccelerationIntroductionGalileo Galilei (1564-1642), the man first accredited with the correct notion of free-fall with uniform acceleration, stated that 'if one were to remove entirely the resis ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

iterature and then going beyond it to reveal other ways of thinking, the writer challenges the very notion of chivalric conventions of the surrounding social climate. He demonstrates throughout the wo ...

(2 pages) 99 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Racism is All Around Us - White Supremacist Views in Mainstream Society. Describes discrimination against Jews, homosexuals, and blacks.

Racism IS All Around Us: White Supremacist Views in Mainstream SocietyThe notion that racism is a violation of human rights is not a new one, as those who have experienced it ... age. This page is dedicated to preaching the Gospel truth about the soul-damning, nation-destroying notion that 'It is OK to be gay'." The page goes on to state that the phrase "God Hates Fags" is act ...

(9 pages) 484 2 4.7 Mar/2002

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

Gun control

e makes as much sense as banning alcohol to reduce drunk driving.Gun control is based on the faulty notion that ordinary American citizens are too hazardous and ill tempered to be trusted with weapons ...

(3 pages) 345 3 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Baseball and American Popular Culture

andparents, and parents have been brought up with it and our parents teach the sport to us.When the notion of baseball comes to mind, a feeling of nostalgia and tradition come to me. Many of my feelin ...

(6 pages) 313 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Got an A for my Christianity in Africa Class.

When I was told to answer the question, "What is the notion of Christianity," I immediately asked myself, "What is Christianity?" By its very definition, ... r a very short period of time and has made me aware of different Christian traditions.I suppose the Notion of Christianity is the belief in Jesus the Christ and bringing about and preaching His marvel ... te the deeds of Jesus the Christ and spreading His word, I believe I have helped show the world the Notion of Christianity. Ever since I stopped drinking I feel I have grown closer to God. Each day, I ...

(4 pages) 82 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


es in making decisions and holding office. Citizenship is therefore essentially democratic, but the notion of citizenship in practice must differ according to the nature of the regime. Commonly speaki ...

(4 pages) 175 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Comparison of Karl Marx and Matthew Arnold

f the sciences.Matthew Arnold's definition of culture comes from 'a mid-nineteenth-century Germanic notion of culture which is founded upon his study of Goethe and Schiller' (19). He believed many oth ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

short essay on B.F. Skinner and Freud and their theories

rgument on how to eliminate what heknows as problematic rests on his prescription of dismissing the notion of individualfreedom. Skinner does not only say that the concept of individual freedom is a f ... rson's environment is, it is possible to craft a man to behave inany way. Skinner wants to use this notion to create a world without pain and suffering.In Walden Two, he systematically describes what ...

(3 pages) 178 1 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

African Salvery and Reparation

Indeed, it was a tragedy onsuch a scale that cannot be measured nor quantified. And it is thisvery notion of unquantifiable tragedy which speaks to the matter ofreparations for slavery. To be quite b ... o notthink it right that we bandage Africa in requital of our own guilt,thusly entrenching the very notion of segregation and discriminationthat we are discussing here today. African peoples and natio ...

(6 pages) 265 2 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Odysseus's Challenges

d to listen to their sweet song, but he knew he would try to jump overboard. It was then he got the notion to tell his crew, ' are to tie me up, tight as a splint, / erect along the mast, lashed ...

(3 pages) 114 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology