Essays Tagged: "obsession"

Pornography - - Sex or Subordination?

orn. As I grew older, I became more and more interested andinvolved in it, (pornography) became and obsession. I got so involved in it, I wanted toincorporate (porn) into my life, but I couldn't behav ...

(9 pages) 331 2 3.3 Jan/1996

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

Fate in "The Natural" by Bernard Malamud

y Hobbs had a very distinct flaw, a flaw that millions of American men and women both have...... an obsession with sex which affected his charecter and which made him a very unsuccessful man. From the ...

(2 pages) 94 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A review of William Golding's "Lord of the Flies"

ourney while a nuclear war continues on back home. The bonding and breaking of friendships, Ralph's obsession with getting home, and the regressions to savagery are just a few of the many aspects of L ... e island many of the boys dream of one day being rescued and going home. Ralph constantly shows his obsession with getting home and uses all of his power and knowledge to find a way home. Ralph knows ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

The Crucible

into a witch-hunt. There are many evils in this play, like, greed, murder, vengeance, manipulation, obsession, lying, and lechery. The Puritan religion is the reason for why the people are being execu ... itan religion is the reason for why the people are being executed. The easiest evils to explain are obsession, lying, and manipulation.The biggest obsession in Salem is purity in the lives of the peop ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

_Understanding the Obsession_, a psychological examination of the main character's sexual compulsions in Oshima's "In the Realm of the Senses".

Japanese Cinema 3/26/02 In the Realm of the Senses: Understanding the Obsession When Oshima Nagisa decided to take on the historical story of the prostitute Sada's event ... with the husband of a brothel owner he chose to present a story of an event embroiled with passion, obsession, deception and gratuitous amounts of sex. With the choice that many consider daring and th ... f a favored servant and at worst that of pet or slave creates a disastrous potential for aggressive obsession and desire towards empowerment at all costs. However, in order to accept this line of tho ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Critique of the article 'Myth of Narcissus: economic lifeblood of the catwalk' by Lia Darby.

taken to excess is destructive and that 'beauty is as beauty does': we shouldn't let our vanity and obsession with superficialities get in the way of doing worthwhile things. The author is claiming th ... that they are both examples of vanity. She goes on to talk about women's magazines and their double obsession with body fat and love-affairs thus lumping the three together with the weak link of a des ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.2 Apr/2002

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

"The Great Gatsby " , a tragic tale of love , by F. Scott Fitzgerald

atsby: Shattered DreamsF. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is a tragic tale of love distorted by obsession. Finding himself in the city of New York, Jay Gatsby is a loyal and devoted man who is wil ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Tthe impact that the personal computer has made during the past 10 years on the the community. Includes detailed history, information about the internet, and about future possibilities

ludes information about theInternet and how it has shaped peoples life from just a hobby and into anobsession. It includes detailed information about its history, especiallythe time in which it was fi ...

(3 pages) 148 1 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Appearence Vs. Reality of modern music affect on Teenagers

e teen who is trying to conform becomes subject to the 'Rock Star's' manipulation, and that is when obsession kicks in. Then not only is the teenager subject to power corruption but so is the 'rock st ... s, but they take it to extremes so the teens say 'hey they are like me but better' so it becomes an obsession to conform. These are some reasons why teens are obsessed by 'rock stars'.Out of all the d ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

F. Scott Fitzergerald "Great Gatsby" Interplay of reality and illusion

art of it, and he fell with it when reality came crashing down.The basis of all of this is Gatsby's obsession with Daisy and with meeting her. He did not want to deal with the reality that confronted ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Black Cat by Poe. A Comparison between the movie and the book

ibed as a loving and caringhusband, who is very fond of animals. He describes to the reader how his obsession withalcohol is like a disease. He gets more irritable everyday because his cravings for al ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The essay is a deft analysis of Jeremy Rifkin's book "Beyond Beef"

eyond Beef, is an indictment against the cattle culture that has come to shape our world. America's obsession with beef has led to increased hunger, disease and environmental destruction. Rifkin, with ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Analysis of Modern Concepts in "Self in 1958" by Anne Sexton

feelings but happiness. Everything was commercialized in the 1950's. The American Dream became the obsession of carbon copy Ozzie-and-Harriett households. Meanwhile, Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe ...

(1 pages) 74 2 4.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Anorexia and bulimia: an overview of the disorder

ld like. Fear of womanhood, andmaturation are common. The loss of periods and breast often fuel the obsession(Levenkron, 174).Anorexia Nervosa is a eating disorder primarily characterized by a persons ...

(3 pages) 192 3 3.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

The summary of Frankenstein by Mary Shelly

olstadt, Germany, to attend university. There, his interest in natural philosophy quickly became an obsession. He was particularly fascinated with the human frame and the principle of life. After four ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pyromaniacs: Genetic Or Insanity? This is an essay on the facts of pyromaniacs(those who love to play with fire)

hey enjoy hte comfort and warth the fire provides. But why is it then that many people have such an obsession with it? Is it due to genetics or is it due to them being insane? Many people do not reali ...

(1 pages) 43 0 2.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

F Scott Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby: Search for the disintegrating American Dream

ing American dream is apparent in Gatsby's characteristic hopefulness, family life, and unfortunate obsession with wealth.Gatsby has a sense of hopefulness that is necessary to anyone trying to live t ... f the American dream.In addition to Gatsby's hopefulness and pursuit of love, he has an unfortunate obsession with wealth. As soon as Gatsby meets Daisy for the first time, he realizes that certain th ...

(5 pages) 82 0 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Uncovering the Mother of American Culture: the Olmecs

ing. How did those giant stone heads appear miles from the point where they were built? What is the obsession with the jaguar? And, what brought about the crazy practice of binding their heads? These ...

(4 pages) 101 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

This is an essay discussing conflict theory in sport.

with sport. In Texas football is valued very high- from high school football to the NFL there is an obsession with the sport.The Dark side of the Game discusses a conflict theory perspective on the hi ...

(4 pages) 122 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A Rose for Emily. A summary report on the short story by William Faulkner.

A rose for emilyLove, obsession and Gossip In "A Rose for Emily," William Faulkner uses the point of view of the townspeop ... of mind and this information pushes her to the extreme. Emily's relationship with Barron becomes an obsession rather than a love or compassion. Her obsession forces her to take things to the next leve ...

(5 pages) 203 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers