Essays Tagged: "Perception"

Atlantis - Will we ever know?

world has yet to verify or condemn:the lost continent of Atlantis.The father of the modern world's perception of Atlantis is Plato (circa 428-circa 347 b.c.). (1) The Greek philosopher spoke in his w ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

What Drives A Man?

in itself, is a culture bound question because it can vary from culture to culture. However, in the perception of Okonkwo, the main character in Chinua Achebe's novel, Things Fall Apart, the measure o ...

(6 pages) 123 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Hawthorne's Pride of Intellect

eil he can no longer function oract as a normal person, because of this feeling of superiority. His perception of an ultimate humanisolation leaves him the man most isolated in what Hawthorne describe ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors


occupation, and it was often indicated in the English literature. From Beowulf to Macbeth, people's perception on the nature of evil had matured and became more complex.In Beowulf's period, evil was s ... reader, it would appear that these 'weird sister' were the evil ones, because it was a common human perception. Who could be more evil than a witch who vowed to punish a sailor only because his wife c ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.2 Jul/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Hath Not a Jew Mercy?

ixteenth century audience. Throughout Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice (M of V), the audience's perception of Shylock moves between utter hatred and varying amounts of pity. In contrast to today's ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.0 Jan/1997

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

My Perception of William Shakespeare's Othello

My Perception of William Shakespeare's Othello        Othello, by William Shakespear ... at is happening in reality. It is thismisinterpretation of reality that leads to the erroneous perceptions that each character holds.        After reading this tragedy, the dept ... hat is, this simple directness of charcter that is so dominantan element of his personality is a perception which deserves more consideration. Particularly Iwould note his 'inocence' early in t ...

(10 pages) 308 2 4.4 Apr/1995

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

My Great-Grandmother was not a Person

o no females were. We were supposed to be pregnant and barefoot in the kitchen. At least that's the perception that the laws enforced. (For ex: The Election Act of the Dominion of Canada and The Commo ... then women were getting the short end of the stick and men were receiving all of the benifit. This perception still holds strong today, although not as strongly.Men said that women were to fragi ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.8 Feb/1997

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

Changing gender roles

and more women enter the workforce, and by perhaps pressure brought to make changes because of the perception that the traditional social structure was inequitable. Gender relations are a part of the ... envy and anxiety this arouses. Women who do not advance only confirm the stereotype for others:The perception remains that women can't make it by conventionalstandards, or are less committed to doing ...

(20 pages) 1087 3 4.2 Jan/1996

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


emarkable achievement or event, an unexpected piece of luck. Therefore, a miracle is based on one's perception of past experiences, what everyone sees. It is based on a individuals own reality, and th ... s at the given time. Therefore we can only view this as a miracle depending upon our own individual perceptions of what we believe to be true. This leads to a non uniform event since we as individuals ...

(8 pages) 203 0 5.0 Sep/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Defining Racism and the Difficulties of Proving Discrimination

ning Racism and the Difficulties of Proving DiscriminationOur group is taking the position that the perception of the criminal justice system as being racist is a myth. Since this assertion can be int ...

(3 pages) 292 0 3.9 Nov/1996

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

Dead Poet's Society/Significant experiences

e realization of possibilities one would have never imagined sitting right under one's nose and the perception of details one never thought important before. They mostly temper peoples views of events ... m his own point of view, acted as he wanted, not as his father expected him to. His reaction to and perception of events that occurred after his significant experience were radically different than th ...

(4 pages) 175 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Analysis of "Thirteen Ways to look at a Blackbird"

za an explanation of a new way he has perceived this blackbird. First, he writes about his physical perception of the blackbird as an observer. Then, he writes about the his mental processes during th ... ver. Then, he writes about the his mental processes during this time. These are as the thoughts and perceptions of the blackbird itself, as what it must be like to be that bird. By the end, he has con ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Reviving Olphelia by Mary Pipher

s are under as a result of a misogynistic culture, the effects of the popular culture on the girls' perception of selves, and the dangers of ignoring these implications.Pipher argues that because of o ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Persuasion in Response to Emotional and Rational Appeals

en though most studies indicate that good mood manipulations may not have that much effect on one's perception of a scenario, further investigation may do away with that theory.Draft 3Persuasion in Re ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

My Perception of the Military Organization. American military power suffers continual trade-offs during fiscal tightening.

My Perception of the Military OrganizationAmerican military power suffers continual trade-offs durin ...

(2 pages) 139 2 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Emily Dickenson and the Theme of Death

eader the perspective of the dead. The vivid imagery in this poem functions to enhance the reader's perception of the poem. The following passage conveys a resplendent physical sense of coldness as so ...

(2 pages) 122 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Stress Management Outline

Lack of educational preparedinessD. Occupational stress inventory surveyE. Interpersonal Factors1. Perception2. Self esteem3. Role conflict4. Role ambiguity5. Personality hardinessIII. Consequences o ...

(1 pages) 190 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay is about how i plan to help out my community if i were to recieve an internship.

ted and have no other ambition, but to pass a class and "make that cheddar." From where I stand, my perception of success is not about money, it is about making differences and achievements. The purpo ...

(1 pages) 69 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


nry David ThoreauMany times I would find myself in a state of mass confusion. It was as if I had no perception of where I would go with my life. I was trapped in a realm of things which were unfamilia ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

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

eidrick Schleiermacher - religionSigmund Freud - atheistAn illusion is one's own interpretation and perception of someone orsomething. It can be a strong belief or a wish. They are not necessarilyfals ...

(1 pages) 127 1 3.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy