Essays Tagged: "perceptions"

Georgia O'Keeffe's Grey Hill Forms

a found the thin, dry air enabled her to see farther. Her art expressed these personal emotions and perceptions in a completely individual style that combines both strength and crystalline clarity. In ...

(3 pages) 148 5 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Paper on the Vietnam experience from the book "Rumor of War"

tried for the assassination of two Vietnamese civilians, had succumbed to their environment. Their perceptions blurred, they committed crimes against a population they often felt indifferent to, some ...

(3 pages) 181 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Sequences of King Lear which display varying perceptions of different characters

In Shakespeare's King Lear, there are several sequences which display the varying perceptions of different characters. The perceptions of the characters often differs because of what ...

(7 pages) 76 0 4.8 Nov/1996

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

My Perception of William Shakespeare's Othello

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 ...

(10 pages) 308 2 4.4 Apr/1995

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

Analysis of "Thirteen Ways to look at a Blackbird"

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

The Apprehensive Apparition - hallucination

e three characteristics: thoughts or memory images, perhaps when they are as vivid and immediate as perceptions, are experienced as if they were perceptions; they are externalized, or projected, being ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Kurt Cobain - Historic Accounts

-----------------------------------------------------I would like to share some of the memories and perceptions I have concerning this unique, rare and original human being called Kurt Cobain. I knew ...

(14 pages) 141 5 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Differences In Sexual Harassment

elieve this scenario would be far from any type of harassment.This study investigates the different perceptions of how men and women define sexual harassment. It may be a simple look, slight touch, or ... hat was to be used for the actual research was a valid measure; one that would prove differences in perceptions between males and females beliefs on sexual harassment. After the data was collected, th ...

(2 pages) 154 0 4.5 Dec/1996

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

'How true would it be to say that Socrates was a sophist?'

a doubting state of mind), believing that we know ideas present in the mind, but not the objects of perceptions outside our mind. They stressed the idea that there are two sides to everything, often u ...

(7 pages) 320 2 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Gender Stereotypes

The shows on the TV and the articles in the newspapers influence our decision process, shaping our perceptions for the world. Besides the positive fact that we are better informed and in touch with t ... ey are should not have a career, but should take care of the kids and the house.It seems that these perceptions have been existing forever. That is because from early childhood, we are thought by our ...

(6 pages) 286 0 3.4 Apr/1997

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

Learning processes of life in "Their Eyes were watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston

op her own ideas and ideals. In Their Eyes Were Watching God each principle character has their own perceptions towards marriage.The first ideas that Janie was exposed to was those of her grandmother, ...

(3 pages) 107 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Existance of Free Will

tion.The second type of cause is more difficult to define. It is made up of the past experience and perceptions of men, but more importantly it is the way in which men use these things. This type of c ...

(3 pages) 121 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics


retain their abilitiesto act and are able to walk, talk, speak, and respond to questions; but their perceptions canbe altered or distorted by external suggestions. At the command of the hypnotist, sub ...

(5 pages) 168 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Appearances, an universal concern

a great deal of usually self-imposed tribulation and suffering, it is easy to discern the different perceptions of beauty held by various groups. These perceptions vary greatly abetween groups, which ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.0 Jul/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

To what extent does the nature of language illuminate the difference between knowledge of ourselves and knowledge of others?

here and so will not be discussed further.Language is a system of symbols which represent thoughts,perceptions and a multitude of other mental events. Although themeaning of a given word or expressio ... mmediatearea at the time of the behaviour.In contrast to this, language allows us to group ideas andperceptions together and compare them in order to reach a highdegree of consensus about their meanin ...

(5 pages) 151 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies


World countries improves, however, there are claims these facts are biased and serve to manipulate perceptions of the public."The cumulative effect of the way in which the developing worldis portraye ... the need of the developing world. Of course, it raises money but at the same time distorts people's perceptions. Numerous reports of tragedies and appeals for donations leave the impression that the p ...

(4 pages) 82 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Many Faces of Freedom in America. Refers to the definitions of William C. Havard, Edmund Burke, Robert S. Ross, and William J. Murray

There are a multitude of varying perceptions regarding the concept of freedom. Whether the freedom of the individual, of our nation, ... n beings, capable of true freedom only through use of our minds and through constantly changing our perceptions. Adapting your perceptions to the changing world we live in is the most effective tool i ...

(7 pages) 115 0 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Question of an Answer: What is is to be human?

hus of the embodied self......The one word, body,may therefore signify very different realities and perceptions of reality.....(Synnot 1992,43)It has been said that in order to understand life and soc ...

(7 pages) 187 2 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Comparison Contrast Essay on Perceptions of the Supernatural in lives of Mary Rowlandson and Benjamin Franklin

xperiences. There aremarked contrasts and comparisons between these twoindividuals related to their perceptions of God.Religion was a vital part of life in colonial America.A shift from theism to deis ...

(3 pages) 115 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nathaniel Hawthorne Weaves Dreams Into Much of His 19th Century Prose

on, often utilizes dreams within the annals ofhis writings to penetrate, explore and express his perceptions of the complex moral and spiritual conflicts that plague mankind. His clever, yet cruc ... ristian premise which disallowed him to verbally voice observations and subsequent opinions of his perceptions regarding man's sinful and secret nature. The Puritanistic attitudes were firmly rooted ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American