Essays Tagged: "notions"

Representations of Masculinity and Femininity in Miguel Street, the character in the book by V.S. Naipaul

modesty, etc' (Webster). The charcters in Miguel Street have beeningrained with the pre- conceived notions of the roles that Trinidadian society dictates formen and women. Naipaul not only uses these ...

(8 pages) 129 2 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

King Lear

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 ... ant than the overwhelming presence of decay and malice in society. It is as if while these positive notions are seen throughout the play, they also are constantly undermined by those evil characters w ...

(9 pages) 91 0 5.0 Nov/1995

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

"Oedipus, the King" and His Fate, by Sophocles

emely bad in the Greek society, even though he thinks he is getting away from it. Despite the Greek notions of supreme power of the gods and fate, Oedipus' downfall is primarily the result of King Lai ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Is there a God or is HE (?) an illusion?

ir owncharacter into the circumstance presented and regard it as somehow 'ensouled'.Such indefinite notions are transformed into a distinct conception of ahigher order than human beings, and yet someh ...

(1 pages) 127 1 3.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Sosa's Reliabilism

oduced by some faculty that usually produces true beliefs. Then, we get a couple of Alvin Goldman's notions of justification with Sosa's revisions. A belief is strongly justified iff it is well formed ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Society's Restraint to Social Reform" in Canada

lary of Canadians today,the term workfare seems to stimulate much debate and emotion. Along with thenotions of self-sufficiency, employability enhancement, and workdisincentives, it is the concept of ...

(6 pages) 75 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Femenism in "Jane Eyre" by Austen

women may act in society and finds her own boundaries in Victorian England. As well, along with the notions of feminism often follow the subjects of class distinctions and boundaries.There is an ample ...

(6 pages) 145 1 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

relevance of stakeholder analysis to society

"Stakeholder" is a term bandied about by professors, intellectuals, and others who subscribe to the notions that equality of outcome, not equality of opportunity, is the goal; that property rights can ... rle's side) were never able to settle their disputes about the focus of corporate governance. Their notions and theories about stakeholders lay dormant for the next thirty years.In the 1960's, the Sta ...

(15 pages) 480 2 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

3 Themes in King Lear.

or humankind to assume that the natural world works in parallel with socially or morally convenient notions of justice . Edgar, on the other hand, insists that "the gods are just," believing that indi ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.7 Nov/2002

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

Imitation; Truthful or Deceptive? The concept of art to Plato and Aristotle

termine the merits of an individual work of art. It is interesting to note that these two disparate notions of art are based upon the same fundamental assumption: that art is a form of mimesis, of imi ... ws of art could develop from a seemingly similar premise.Both philosophers hold radically different notions of reality. The assumptions each man makes about truth, knowledge, and goodness directly aff ...

(7 pages) 227 1 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Descartes, The Existence of God This goes over, describes, and defines Descartes writings on God.

the notion that Descartes has of a God is the clearest and most distinct when compared to his other notions. Descartes realizes that since he is a being that thinks, there must be a supreme being more ...

(3 pages) 285 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"Cosmopolitan Race Analysis". The essay explores racial representation in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and how limited it is.

Therefore, it was chosen as the site of study due to it's popularity and provision of the hegemonic notions of what is beautiful. Looking through the October and November issues of Cosmopolitan magazi ... magazine show very clearly that there is little room for Black women in their advertising. "Ethnic Notions" showed the class the old, outdated advertisements that had a clear "Black-is-ugly" message. ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.7 Jan/2003

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

What are the fundamental differences between the Enlightenment and the Great Awakening movements, and what if anything did these two movements have in common?

x ten years later in 1740. They both formed and shaped the way many think today and brought lots of notions on human rights.Beginning in the 1740's, the enlightenment was a reforming of religion. Peop ...

(3 pages) 91 2 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

In American society today, Muslims and teenagers are demonized. Describes the stereotypes and why it should stop.

(which is spread through the media), and prejudice all contributes to these pre-conceived, ignorant notions.Ever since the beginning of western civilization, most Americans have had a strong disliking ...

(1 pages) 60 1 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A apologetic essay about how being a bully is wrong and the consequences of my actions. I had to write it to my Probation Officer.

ad person or a bully. I try to be friendly to everyone I meet, do my best not to make pre-conceived notions about people. I thought I was just goofing around with Nema - this went way overboard and I ...

(3 pages) 74 1 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Biography of Horace (Horatio) Walpole 1717-1797

or this parting are unknown yet it may possible be because of Walpoles' ?sociable and less studious notions of entertainment.During 1741 Horace spent most of his time in his father?s new home at Hough ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The distinction between insanity, automatism and diminished responsibility in the Laws of England and Wales. Covers the M'Naghten rule which is also a dominant rule in US legal doctrine.

of this statement.Inherent in our legal system is an idea of culpability. The word itself embodies notions of moral responsibility and blame. There are two elements that will allow us to determine wh ... ce to adjust his behaviour to the law, its penalties ought not be applied to him." Such deep-rooted notions of culpability have necessitated development in the area of defences to ensure that those wh ...

(12 pages) 132 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Analysis of the autobiography "Tapestry" by Maria Palotta-Chiarolli.

Palotta-Chiarolli's family. This proved to be a great aid by allowing an insight into how society's notions and beliefs such as feminism, racism and sex can change over the years. She also wrote in th ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Persuasive essay on the right to choose an abortion. Support for argument includes physical and emotional aspects. Scientific studies cited.

r those of an unborn fetus. The anti-abortion campaign is one based almost exclusively on religious notions and ideals. In contrast, those who support a woman's right to an abortion draw support from ...

(7 pages) 582 2 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The bio-psychological approaches to understanding mental events and behaviour result in more conclusive findings than using a social approach and/or examining environmental factors. Discuss.

e functions of the brain.The area of the bio-psychology is a vast one, consisting of broad array of notions. A particular famous concept is that of Crick, who in 1990 developed the 'astonishing hypoth ...

(9 pages) 221 2 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology