Essays Tagged: "personal experience"

The troubles of evaluating

When we are trying to evaluate art, how do we know it is good or not? We usually fit our personal feelings to the good or bad decision. If the drawing is in my taste, I say it is good. If i ... , literarily defined, is opinion given briefly in speech or writing about an event. It is a form of personal feedback. The feedback, however, can be based on a personal experience or knowledge.Experie ... ersonal experience or knowledge.Experience and knowledge can only increase in amount. Experience is personal and independent. Everyone has different experience, no matter what the experience is: learn ...

(2 pages) 83 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Babi yar" by Yevgeny Yevtushenko

am she' and 'I am every old man shot down here.' Thus, the Holocaust is portrayed as a first hand, personalexperience, which deepens the meaning of his message. Also, he uses the first person in hist ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Manet's Olympia

right from wrong. Anyone's interpretation of this artwork is as unique and individual as one's own personality. The way that someone views any piece of art depends on their personal experience. Olymp ... al beauty, but the way she is propped upon the bed gives the idea of her not having respect for her personal body. The reason for this is that other paintings of this time show women presenting themse ...

(6 pages) 131 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

What To Do About Employee X? Introduction:What Do I Do About Employee X? I am faced with a very serious legal and ethical dilemma.

t I have always made decisions based on principles and ethical standards that I've acquired through personal experience, and guidance from successful leaders. I have read almost everything that has ev ... t is responsibility (Drucker et al.).Regardless of their almost limitless diversity with respect to personality, style, abilities, and interests, the effective leaders I have met, worked with, and obs ...

(7 pages) 528 1 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Computer Viruses: Infection Vectors, and Feasibility of complete system protection.

st people, from the corporate level power programmer down to the computer hobbyist, have had either personal experience with a virus or know someone who has. And the rate of infection is rising monthl ...

(2 pages) 88 0 4.7 Nov/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

1984 , a tale of future society, by Orwell

ans would even think 'criminal' thoughts to begin with since they had noknowledge of any crime from personal experience or history.The main character of this book is Winston Smith. Even though he is p ... oral.His troubling conscience drove him to record his feelings in his illegal journal as partof his personal rebellion.The ultimate deception that the Party perpetrated on the people was the war the P ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Theme of Jack London's "To build a fire"

one level at a time finally resulting in death.The narrator informs the reader that 'the man' lacks personal experiencetraveling in the Yukon terrain. The old-timer warned the man about theharsh reali ...

(2 pages) 132 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Significance of Words Dying and Death in 'To Build a Fire' by Jack London

sens one level at a time finally resulting in death.The narrator informs the reader 'the man' lacks personal experiencetravelling in the Yukon terrain. The old-timer warned the man about theharsh real ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Germany: The country with wonderful cities.

A feeling of accomplishment can rightfully be taken alone from personal experience and remembrances. I can remember back when I was first travelling, I had no idea ...

(2 pages) 100 0 4.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

A discussion of DH Lawrence's depiction of weakness in the face of other forces

ink to how DH Lawrence had been shaped and affected by the society in which he lived.Lawrence's own personal experiences shaped some of the main features of his craft. His mother was previously a scho ... as previously a school teacher and married down a social scale to his father, who was a miner. This personal experience influenced 'Daughters of the vicar' where one of the daughters, Louisa chose to ...

(5 pages) 112 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poetry Analysis of the poem "I, Too" by Langston Hughes.

fective because of its genuine emotions.The poem is situated in America and describes a black man's personal experience with racial discrimination. He is treated as if he is an embarrassment to the wh ... convey the importance of racial equality. He wants the reader to understand that this is not just a personal experience, but a voice of his people.The tone changes throughout the poem. In the first li ...

(3 pages) 334 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

ying and Death in "To Build a Fire" by Jack London

sens one level at a time finally resulting in death.The narrator informs the reader "the man" lacks personal experiencetravelling in the Yukon terrain. The old-timer warned the man about theharsh real ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Animal Farm" by George Orwell. States how the animals contributed to animal farm

when power overcame him, he became a weak leader. We can relate this to today's times and know from personal experience that leaders have failed in the past and continue to fail today. So how can we a ... n on animal farm. Most of the animals looked up to him for advice and saw him as a good friend .His personality contributed to Napoleons leadership because of his obedience to the laws and rules . Box ...

(2 pages) 226 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Raymond Carver's "Cathedral. "

narrator represents the storys dominant theme of overcoming fear and prejudice of the blind through personal experience as well as mutual respect. The narrator who remains nameless throughout the play ... orks with the storys dominant themes of conquering trepidation and intolerance of the blind through personal understanding as well as reciprocated respect. The narrator goes through three initial stag ...

(4 pages) 356 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Career option

ther people and putting ideas together to make the final puzzle complete. So far I have not had any personal experience because one of the requirements to ride along with a police officer or detective ... are really good and can help in some areas where others need assistance. Being a detective has many personal qualities you need to progress in before you can become an agent.Having physical endurance, ...

(3 pages) 221 1 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Printing and its Impact on Society

Much of the knowledge of the past was limited to memories of personal experience. It was a world without facts. Experience was what mattered most and power lied ...

(5 pages) 97 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

"Greasy Lake", by T. Coraghessan Boyle, and the writing techniques that were used to develop the theme and meaning.

ear from others, people at one time or another have felt the "good to be bad" feeling. I speak from personal experience myself, for I have wanted to be one of the "bad guys" on more than one occasion. ...

(7 pages) 239 2 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Journals: Writing In The Pressure Cooker

to such areas of writing as creative writing, critiquing, opinion writing, or just writing about a personal experience helps us become better at using our language to the best of its ability. We hone ... et enough about test scores, independent study units, essays, assignments, not to mention their own personal issues from jobs to relationships to their futures. Point being, high school pressures in a ...

(2 pages) 73 1 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Wall Street Journal Article discussing corporate dishonesty.

he saying goes, "Honesty is the best policy," the same phrase can be applied in a business setting. Personal experience has many times over shown me that while honesty doesn't generally get you pats o ...

(2 pages) 129 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The first three steps in the twelve step recovery program of Alcoholics Anonimious.

am of alcoholics anonymous, which I will generally take you through and attempt to relate to you my personal experience and struggles with each. Through my personal struggles and interviews with my A. ... step three equals "I'LL LET HIM". (Rick) How each and every one of us reach these conclusions is as personal an issue as the under-garments that we wear. The primary theme is stated above, and even th ...

(7 pages) 95 1 4.2 Apr/2003

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