Essays Tagged: "pedestal"

Report about the hero in American movies

e needs help and isn't superman, he needs to have problems and prove that he doesn't belong up on a pedestal where his image is totally unattainable, third he needs to travel one of the paths of a her ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Statue of Liberty New York

effort between America and France and it was agreed upon that the American people were to build the pedestal, and the Frenchpeople were responsible for the Statue and its assembly here in the United S ... Statue's copper skin to move independently yet stand upright. Back in America, fund raising for the pedestal was going particularly slowly, so Joseph Pulitzer opened up the editorial pages of his news ...

(5 pages) 148 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Oedipus rex by Sophocles

g his mother. Theprophecy may have been proven untrue if he wouldn't have puthimself on such a high pedestal. It all started one day when he metup with King Laius:Seated in it. The groom leading the h ...

(2 pages) 99 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Ozymandias by Percy B. Shelley

mped on these lifeless things,The hand that mocked* them and the heart that fed; imitatedAnd on the pedestal these words appear:'My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: 10Look on my works, ye Mighty, an ... is great monument's'frown, / And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command' and the inscriptionon the pedestal are all meant to inspire fear in the viewer. However,natural weathering and (possibly) dest ...

(3 pages) 192 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Literary criticism and anlysis of "Richard Cory," "I'm nobody! Who are you?," and "We wear the mask."

contrast to reality. Robinson's "Richard Cory" is essentially about a man who is set upon a golden pedestal by others and due to his suppressed sadness, kills himself. "We wear the mask" by Dunbar sh ...

(6 pages) 310 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Cloning - A Gift From God ... Or an Injustice Towards Humanity?" A moral and religious debate between the pro's and con's of cloning.

lues and religious beliefs we were taught as children. We live in a world where science is put on a pedestal, and religion is a far off thought saved for holidays that we hardly remember the meanings ...

(7 pages) 446 5 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

America's Horrific Teen Drivers

can teenagers place driving, being the first major milestone in the transition into adulthood, on a pedestal. The idea of being able to come and go as you please without calling mom for a ride is ever ...

(5 pages) 100 0 3.6 Dec/2002

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

Role of Women in the Odyssey.

e of the role of women in ancient Greek culture. In the Odyssey, we learn that women were placed on pedestal as beautiful creatures, but were often subordinate to men, had little input and involvement ...

(3 pages) 135 1 3.5 Mar/2003

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

How Holden Caulfield, the protagonist in J.D. Salinger's "Catcher in the Rye" subconcioulsy protects the innocence of childhood.

elf are the things he has yet to discover about himself. Holden is constantly holding children on a pedestal and dismissing adults as "phonies." Holden, though he does not know it, subconsciously prot ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay has a table of how many watts certain electrical appliances use up and how we can save money and enerygy in the kitchen and so on.

ld Appliances.Bedroom 1APPLIANCEWATTAGEHOURS USED PER DAYWEEKLY COSTClock radio224$0.05Lamp6010$0.59Pedestal Fan7010$0.69Radio4001$0.45Roof light603$0.18Bedroom 2APPLIANCEWATTAGEHOURS USED PER DAYWEEK ... PLIANCEWATTAGEHOURS USED PER DAYWEEKLY COSTLamp6010$0.59Lamp6010$0.59Electric blanket double344$0.23Pedestal Fan7010$0.69Roof light603$0.18PoolAPPLIANCEWATTAGEHOURS USED PER DAYWEEKLY COSTPool Pump750 ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Language Construction in Evelina.

ion of a few idle hours," (Burney 52). Burney capitalizes You, a way of putting the critics up on a pedestal, yet the reader is bound to question the sincerity of this praise. She then juxtaposes this ... n tone may be due to the fact that Mr. Villars does not want to put Miss Evelyn up on too much of a pedestal to prevent disappointment. He does not know what her actions will be and how they will be r ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of the poem "There is a Garden in her face" by Thomas Campion.

ace, the subject of the speaker's affection is idolized beyond reality and is placed so high upon a pedestal that she is virtually unattainable. He speaks of her as if she is a goddess, and that no wo ...

(2 pages) 23082 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Is Mary Shelley's novel "Frankenstein" a celebration or criticism of romantic ideology?

xtuality to help her criticism have meaning by linking it to past stories that are placed high on a pedestal in a deity form. She also shows her disapproval of her period's ideology through her "roman ...

(7 pages) 132 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Enhancing Performance

ound for years, ranging from the use of performance enhancing drugs to holding athletes on a higher pedestal than the rest of society. With more endorsement deals and how professional sports as a busi ...

(7 pages) 101 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Macbeth Essay How are the witches, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth held responsible for the tragic events in the play? Macbeth written by William Shakespeare

The tragedy Macbeth written by Shakespeare shows a man fall from the greatest pedestal, kingship. It is one of the greatest tragedies because it demonstrates how a once loyal and ...

(5 pages) 111 1 4.5 Oct/2004

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

Baz Lurhman's Romeo and Juliet- Use of costuming

s implying - that Romeo sees himself as a knight in shining armour, and that for now, Juliet is his pedestal for perfection, it also shows the irony of Shakespeare's implications by elaborating it int ...

(2 pages) 32 1 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

This essay is about a fictional "lost tribe"

They attach importance to their children, and the evidence suggests that they hold them on a higher pedestal than other members of the society. Based on the translation of mother and father, one could ...

(1 pages) 31 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Percy Bysshe Shelly Ozymandias

runkless legs, wrinkled lip, sneer of cold command, the hand that mocked, the heart that fed, and a pedestal with an inscription saying ; My name is Ozimandias, King of Kings, Look on my works, Ye mig ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women in Ancient Times based on Ovid's "The Art of Love" and Paul's Corinthians.

also includes women as an equal reader.Paul views women as inferior because he places men on a high pedestal. He says "I wish that all men were as I am. But each man has his own gift from God; one has ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Short overview of Asians as a Super Minority-class presentation from notes.

Trapped on a Pedestal-Asian Americans as the Super Minority Stereotype.* Two quotes from the article, one from US ... f discrimination, economically, anyway, late into the 20th century.Lee, Thea. (1990). "Trapped on a Pedestal: Asian Americans confront model-minority stereotype." From Dollars & Sense, p. 12-15. I ...

(2 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology