Essays Tagged: "purity"


to the roaring 1920's! The Jazz Age. A period within time which the passive behaviors, beliefs, and purity of the past generations, were tossed aside to create room for the changes Americawas about to ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Minor League Baseball: Boom or Bust to Communities?

ated excitement that can only be associated with baseball in the good old days. Thisexcitement is a purity of spirit which the majors no longer possess. "It is baseball in itssimplest form-- just ball ...

(11 pages) 151 0 4.4 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Short review of Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"

rphosis. Once the caterpillar grows into a fully developed butterfly, it has lost its innocence and purity forever. Jane was an inexperienced caterpillar but her stay at Lowood and her challenging tim ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Child Abuse in Canada and the United States

ld, the only thing that runs through a normal mind of a non-abuser should be thoughts of innocence, purity, and youth. Child abuse is the last thing that any child should fear, or any parent should co ...

(4 pages) 226 3 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Crucible

e easiest evils to explain are obsession, lying, and manipulation.The biggest obsession in Salem is purity in the lives of the people. Reverend Parris for example, questions his niece Abigail's purity ... t 1, Page 12). She argues that her name is not soiled. Abigail is again questioned by Parris of her purity. "Abigail, is there any other cause than you have told me, for your being discharged from Goo ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Jack the Ripper inspired short story with a religious twist

som, is planted in everyone of us. But it takes tremendous strength and a strong mind to unlock the purity. Most people do not even know it is there. How I pity them!"The time is 10 p.m. and I am rest ... has moved almost one metre in perfect symmetry, without a single futile motion. I envy her for her purity. After having disgraced the God that made her for so long, she is finally realising what she ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Death Of Balder

- -The god of light, joy, purity, beauty, innocence, and reconciliation. Sonof Odin and Frigg. He was loved by both gods and m ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"Lord of the Flies" (Golding), portrays the defects of human nature, and a philosophical pessimism that seals the fate of man

nessed the atrocities of World War II and began toexamine the defects of their social ethics. Man's purity and innocence was gone.Man's ability to remain civilized was faltering. This change of attitu ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

A brief discussion about medical ethics and autonomy

ss of the circumstances. The Jehovah's Witness believe that the blood will poison their bodies from purity, this in turn would prevent them from going to heaven. A Jehovah's Witness may often consent ...

(4 pages) 316 1 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

William Brafdord Vs. Johm Smith

Egypt. Clearly these religious references by Bradford are used to persuade his audience to see the purity of the Pilgrim's adventures in Plymouth.Although the motives of each writer are not clearly r ...

(1 pages) 73 1 3.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Cult of True Womanhood

d a husband and have children. Women were also expected to have four main cardinal virtues - piety, purity, submissiveness, and domestication. Piety is, basically, grace. Women were to expected to alw ... d domestication. Piety is, basically, grace. Women were to expected to always be dainty and lovely. Purity speaks for itself. Women were expected to stay abstinent until marriage. Submissiveness means ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.3 Jan/1997

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

Analysis of "The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter," by Ezra Pound

, pulling flowers" (1-2). The straight bangs and flowers are representing the youth, innocence, and purity of the still single narrator. The narrator also views the rest of the world and her husband-t ... ows an ironic curve however, when she says, "They hurt me. I grow older" (25), totally rebuking the purity of summer previously suggested. There is only one explanation for a woman claiming to be hurt ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Invisible Man Symbolism in Liberty Paint by Ralph Ellison

erican society with regard to races. Like American society it is based on the ideals of liberty and purity, yet racism is prominent within it. When entering the plant one sees a huge electric sign wit ... e man's intentions of covering up black identity and how Negroes are treated as stains in the white purity of American society. Symbolism is also seen through the way the paint is made, by mixing drop ...

(1 pages) 54 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A comparison of Blake's "The Lamb" and Thomas' "Fern Hill"

lake. His two collections of poems, "Songs of Innocence" and "Songs of Experience" defined views on purity versus corruptibility during the romantic era. One of his more popular poems, "The Lamb" refl ... rn Hill" and "The Lamb" are very different in form and idea, they both underline the same images of purity, youth and childhood, and both with religious undertones. Blake gives off a more child-like a ...

(4 pages) 110 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Piero Della Francesca- this is about 360 words long and gives an overview of his career as an artist.

and art together to create works ofintense religious value. He believed that forms should have the purity ofgeometry, and was dubbed the "monarch of painting" by Luca Pacioli. Histheories and perspec ...

(1 pages) 71 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A look at evil in "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and the Prologue to "Canterbury Tales".

In medieval times, purity and virtue were much-admired traits. Evil was hated by all, and looked lowly upon by all memb ...

(6 pages) 115 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Comparison between transcendentalism and romanticism. What are the differences between the two?

s occurred, one was cleansed of materialistic goals, and was left with a sense of self-reliance and purity. Leaders of this movement include Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Theodore Parker, Bron ... am part or parcel of God."(Emerson, ?Nature?) These lines display the transcendentalist belief that purity and knowledge can be obtained from a union with and understanding of nature.Emerson also rela ...

(5 pages) 16093 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Symbolism in "The Catcher in the Rye" by J. D. salinger

Holden strives to find throughout his multi-day journey. In Holden's opinion, Allie represents the purity that Holden looks for in the world. Holden admits that he admires Allie more than he admires ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Socrates Perfect Forms.

nation". He believes that the Soul travels from one body to the next, until it reaches the level of purity which would ultimately lead it to the heavens (nirvana), or until reaching a level of wickedn ...

(7 pages) 131 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"A Clockwork Orange" by Stanley Kubrick.

of focus in cinematography. From the basest desires of greed and hatred to the shining examples of purity and logic, man is painted in almost every manner imaginable. Stanley Kubrick, a master at dep ...

(5 pages) 98 1 3.7 Apr/2003

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