Essays Tagged: "obsessed"

Money Today; A comparative essay between "Paper" by Catherine Lim and "The Winner" by Barbara Kimenye

do it through characters that hold completely different values. For example in "Paper" Tay Soon is obsessed with his money. Even after he had made enough to buy his dream house he refused to sell his ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


rved byFreud, may not even be visible to the other person at all. In one case a patientof Freud was obsessed with the shine on the noses of the women he wasattracted to. With regards to specific fetis ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


America has become a society obsessed with appearance, especially weight. We are conditionedat a young age to believe the only wa ...

(5 pages) 402 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa, medical terminology

nd weighed only fifty pounds. Sheena was just one of the alarming numbers of young women who become obsessed with the shape and size of their bodies, and suffer harmful, or in this case, fatal effects ... cutting the food into small pieces, taking hours to eat, or hoarding food. This person also becomes obsessed with exercise in yet another attempt to lose weight. Physically, the disorder causes the bo ...

(9 pages) 124 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors

s.'He's so compulsive is shorthand for callingsomeone uptight, controlling, and not much fun.'She's obsessed with him' is a way of saying yourfriend is hopelessly lovesick. That is not howthese words ...

(7 pages) 229 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

"The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath

told her she was not accepted. This was what pushed Esther over the edge. She became more and more obsessed about how she would kill herself and planed it out carefully. When the time came she just c ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Feb/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Point of View in "Porphyria's Lover" by Robert Browning

an exhilarating love story given from a lunatic's point of view. It is the story of a man who is so obsessed with Porphyria that he decides to keep her for himself. The only way he feels he can keep h ...

(5 pages) 105 0 3.7 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Seperate Peace" essay in John Knowles

to win or lose.Chet Douglas is an exaggerated prep, just like Phineas is anexaggerated jock. He is obsessed with learning just for the sakeof learning. No real hardcore prep thinks that way! Chet Dou ... ard outcast, everyone is the target,eventually, not just a few inferior people.Some people are self-obsessed. Gene would be a good exampleif he was real. Gene is overly obsessed with his own emotions, ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Review of Moliere's "The Imaginary Invalid"

Moliere's 'The Imaginary Invalid' is a farcical play about a hypochondriac who is so obsessed with his health and money that he ends up neglecting his family. The story involves several ...

(7 pages) 75 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

This essay is about the trial of Leopold and Loeb

d Richard Loeb, the handsome and privileged son of a retired Sears Roebuck vice president. Loeb was obsessed with crime. Despite his high intelligence and standing as the youngest graduate ever of the ...

(11 pages) 49 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lawrence Ferlinghetti's Politics

m too politically incorrect for saying this but after immersing myself in the writings of the guilt-obsessed asexual Jack Kerouac, the ridiculously horny Allen Ginsberg and the just plain sordid Willi ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.7 Jun/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

ide It Like You Stole It

and pretend I was falling from a never-ending building. I would keep falling until I slowed down.I obsessed over my bike sometimes. Every weekend I would wash it and rotate the tires. I would park it ...

(1 pages) 33 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

EGYPT--Description of Egyption culture, mummification, government and religion of ancient egypt--also a comparison with modern Egypt

EGYPTIAN MUMMIESAncient Egyptians had strong beliefs about their dead, and they were obsessed with the afterlife and the requirement to preserve their dead. The Egyptians developed mumm ...

(14 pages) 215 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Short Book Report of Frankenstein (the Book) by Mary Shelly

science. He went to Ingolstadt, Germany to go to a university. At the university he quickly became obsessed with science. He created an eight-foot monster with body parts from graveyards. However, wh ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Bridget Jones's Diary"

idget Jones (p. 52). Unfortunately, just like her, many women feel the same way. Our culture is too obsessed with our outward appearance, which causes many women to get sucked into thinking they have ... e models," because she is scared she will become old, fat, and useless one day (p. 68). She is also obsessed with thinking she has "thick, age-hardened, sagging flesh," which makes her contemplate on ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is an essay discussing conflict theory in sport.

ns of dollars have also been spent watching it. Children grow up idolizing sport. Parents have been obsessed with sport. In Texas football is valued very high- from high school football to the NFL the ...

(4 pages) 122 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Friendship in "Lord of the Flies". It describes the characters and the friendships that evolved.

ade them become enemies, even thoughJack did have control over the choir, or "hunters". Jack became obsessed with huntingpigs and did not do his job of keeping the signal fire going. The fire was thei ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The History Of Fermats Last Theorem

nificant impact on number theory and algebraic geometry 2. It was only finally solved by a (mildly) obsessed professor, who had a 'personal struggle' with the problem. There was virtually no money to ...

(11 pages) 155 1 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The Eve of St. Agnes by John Keats. Women are not embraced as valued others but as a narcissistic projection of the lover's self.

nd moves through reality in a dream-like state, "young virgins might have visions of delight". (47) Obsessed by thoughts of what her dreams may tell her, she ignores all would-be suitors who approach ...

(5 pages) 81 1 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Edgar Allen Poe and his life, it is 268 words.

love for Annabel Lee and says "But we loved with a love that was more than love". The narrator was obsessed with Annabel Lee and believed that the Angles in heaven were jealous of their happiness and ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors