Essays Tagged: "optimistic"

Symbolism in Camus' The Plague

, and decency. Through the eyes of all of his characters, theauthor answers questions like: 'Why be optimistic?', 'Why be moral?', 'Why live if weare just going to die?', and 'Why hope?'.Camus contend ...

(1 pages) 97 1 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Pass the Peace Pipe

to settle in Washington, but a reaction to the new laws from the federal government seems unlikely. Optimistic supporters hope that similar policies and propositions will soon come to voters in other ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This is a policy paper. Social Security.

the future. The money isestimated to be gone in less than thirty years, (Sanford), and that is the optimistic number.With the Baby Boomer generation about to retire, the funds will collapse and the p ...

(6 pages) 460 2 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Explanatory Style and Depression

he automatic and natural way you explain events. Three different qualities can determine if you are optimistic or pessimistic. Permanence is the belief that bad events are long lasting for pessimistic ... rvasiveness is the belief that failure in one area affects other areas of life also, in contrast to optimistic, which believe failure as being specific to one situation rather than over the entire lif ...

(2 pages) 79 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Euro- a research paper about the euro- I had to write this for my economics class

2002. It has many people wondering how the Euro will affect Europe and the world. The future looks optimistic as this is a major step in the unification of an otherwise separated area. The introducti ...

(8 pages) 479 1 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges


e seemingly relentless expansion of the HIV pandemic.At a time when many Americans are increasingly optimistic thatstate-of-the-art drug therapy might eliminate the virus, HIV is taking aheavy toll wo ...

(1 pages) 56 0 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Thomas Paine-Common Sense and related writings. How do his ideas about the British Constitution compare with his ideas about nature?

the Revolution had reached its bloodiest and pivotal part. The moral of the American militiamen was optimistic for they showed Great Britain that they had the potential to do considerable damage to th ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Of Mice And Men" By John Steinbeck

This classic is set in 1930's California and tells of an unlikely pair of optimistic laborers who work the dusty vegetable fields of California. Their names are Lennie Small ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Modern European History. Speaks of Paul Valery and what he meant by saying that Europe doubted itself profoundly

eved in progression and furtherdevelopments.Unfortunately, World War I broke out. Nevertheless, the optimistic people ofEurope still did not doubt the outcome and were so convinced that it was not goi ... will cause. He also suggested that 'Europe doubted itselfprofoundly' because of all the lost of all optimistic ideas and accomplishments.People did not have to strength or will to believe in themselve ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ralph Waldo Emerson. This essay deals with Emerson's distinctive writing style, and what sets it apart from that of other authors and poets.

ional poet. Throughout his life, he wrote poetry that bewilders a normal person. Emerson was a very optimistic and self-confident person. This was mainly due to the fact that he was raised in a humble ...

(2 pages) 131 0 3.9 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Good vs. Evil By JumboMoos An analysis using "A seperate peace" and "East of Eden"

g in their ducts laughing at my weakness. This was my funeral. Because in all ways, we are Phineas, optimistic, fantasizing, forgiving and athletic, and in all ways, we are Gene, paranoid, unworthy, i ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Responsible Electorate based on V.O. Key, Jr. ideals Information on positive and negatives of electorates

they were socio-economically. However, there were exceptions to the rule, often dependent upon how optimistic or pessimistic a person was. A person's' political foundation and background also played ...

(1 pages) 42 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Transcend-Symbolists: A Joining of Two Philosophies

sts, among the ranks of which were Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, could be considered optimistic in their writing. The two most basic tenets of Transcendentalism (there were five all tog ... as nature, and that there existed the need for social reform. Not all of these ideas are inherently optimistic on their own, but as a whole they are. Where they say evil in society, they also saw the ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay in on "Paul's changes through out all Quiet on the Western Front" describing traits of Paul Baumer that changed during the war.

a bitter, pessimistic way.In All Quiet on the Western Front, Paul comes into the war as a young and optimistic boy. The war is a fresh start for Paul and he holds many traits that eventually diminish ... aced more horror than most people ever will in a lifetime, he dies. He came into the war as a young optimistic boy and went through many experiences, which changed him dramatically into a mature, hard ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Fishing Techniques

ed no time in getting our poles in the water in hopes of catching the big wahnee. I felt enormously optimistic about the fishing trip, since I knew all of the tricks of the trade about fishing. We rus ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Black Advancement and Equality

is effective because by the way he uses different words to make his point.Over of half a million of optimistic and motivated people, which mainly consisted of blacks were inspired by Martin Luther Kin ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.2 Feb/2003

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

How do the Functionalist and Conflict theories explain trends and change in our [Australian] society? What does each view emphasise in considering the importance and the roles of the family?

thing, that is, explain why society is like it is today.Functionalists see society in a relatively optimistic way. They see groups as interdependent, working together for the good of the whole societ ...

(5 pages) 204 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


was able to see their different qualities. The many qualities I learned from them were: integrity, optimistic, taking risk, tenacious, dedicated, competent, forward looking, fair-minded, and courageo ... nother persons trust you must be honest with them, doing what you say you will.The quality of being optimistic also plays a big roll in being a leader. Before people will follow they must have somethi ...

(1 pages) 82 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


hough he was complementing him. Michelangelo's sculpture brought out his optimism. Michelangelo was optimistic in completing The Tomb of Pope Julius II and persevered through it's many revisions tryin ...

(6 pages) 197 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"The Odyssey" by Homer.

e gods for safety and other blessings. His religion is a major factor in keeping Odysseus's outlook optimistic. He is able to stay within the gods' favor when it is absolutely necessary. Therefore, Od ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature