Essays Tagged: "realistic"

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rs and scientists. Authors use order to convey real-life incidents and make their stories seem more realistic. Scientists use a way of classification to bring order to Biology. The life cycle, as the ... uthors relate ideas to real life experiences. The order of events allows their books to become more realistic. A young boy found order by watching the life cycle of a buck. Biologists use order to hel ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Plato's Republic

s, this argument is first introduced, with Crito siding with those who agree that The Republic is a realistic political model, and Dionysius arguing on behalf of those who doubt it as being realistic, ...

(7 pages) 539 1 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Childhood Experience

Lee and Mark Twain can express their own childhood inside the stories they created, in a lively and realistic way. The two novels To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer have a very sim ...

(6 pages) 574 4 4.4 May/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"A Southern Yarn" by R. W. Richards

ds was able to describe the horrors without making them over gory and over done.The characters were realistic, due to the fact that they had a lot of human traits. Unlike a lot of heroes, they experie ... y experience pain and fear. They were really passionate about their beliefs, and I thought that was realistic. They were fighting because they belied someone was trying to take their right away. You f ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Puddn'head Wilson by Mark Twain

ks such as, humans begin as a blank slate whose reality is shaped by experience, and he, like other realistic writers, concentrate on specific regions of the county and their custom, social status, di ... He doesn't even know his real heritage.In Pudd'nhead Wilson, Twain also shows characteristics of a realistic writer by concentrating on specific regions of the country in this case, Mississippi, and ...

(5 pages) 87 0 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

An essay on jewish superstitions and how they negatively effect the jewish community as compared to Teyve the dairyman

gion. In the book A Day of Pleasure , Bathsheba Singer, Pinchos's husband, is a very rational, very realistic, and very skeptical Jewish woman. Jewish tradition teaches that you are not to allow yours ...

(8 pages) 64 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Divorce in the New Millenniun.

two sweethearts and their commitment to each other is eternal. This fairy tale definition is not a realistic trend of our time. When considered the inverse action of marriage is divorce, the dreams o ...

(5 pages) 247 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Diseases as a Reflection of the Psyche

ability tocontrol ones' physical status is possible, however onlyto a certain extent. One has to be realistic and notassume that the mind can cure a terminal illness or oneof congenital defect, or can ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/1992

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Huck Finn as the Narrator in Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain chose Huck Finn to be the narrator to make the story more realistic and so that Mark Twain could get the reader to examine their own attitudes and beliefs by ...

(3 pages) 162 1 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

"The Great Gatsby " , a tragic tale of love , by F. Scott Fitzgerald

devoted man who is willing to cross oceans and build mansions for his one true love. His belief in realistic ideals and his perseverance greatly influence all the decisions he makes and ultimately di ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Life's Not Over Yet. Personal essay which includes "Four generations, by Joyce Maynard", "God is Not a Fish Inspector " by W.D. Valgardson, and "To Set Our House in Order"

e Maynard is one of the stories that I remember the most, because it was understandable and about a realistic topic. "My grandmother is a woman who used to crack brazil nuts open with her teeth, a wom ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Power of Fear in Obrien's If I die in "A Combat Zone", Hasford's The "Short-Timers", Moore's "The Green Berets", and Obrien's "Going After Cacciato"

fear that helps to intensify the experiences being related by the author; ie make the stories more realistic. Without the use of fear, these stories would lose much of their impact. The entire experi ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Classical Theory Structure

y Max Weber. To highlight the advantages and disadvantages of this classical structure as used in a realistic modern organization we will apply this theroy as used today in our public police departmen ...

(3 pages) 145 0 3.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Mill's Utilitarianism, Sacrifice the innocent for the common good?

faced with a moral dilemma, utilitarianism identifies theappropriate considerations, but offers no realistic way to gather thenecessary information to make the required calculations. This lack ofinfo ...

(5 pages) 310 0 4.0 Oct/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

My Golden Age. A personal essay

o the fact that their Golden Age is a perfect world, most of these dreams are a little bit on the unrealistic side. Most of them never come true. However, I am not so picky. I would make the best a ... to make my life the best it could be, and also knowing that it could come true, and still be on the realistic side.        You have to understand that when people come up with their ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Comparing the sonnet "London, 1802" by William Wordsworth, and "The Lamb" written by William Blake

of the poems clearly follow a structure similar to Abrams' Romantic formula, which is composed of a realistic setting, visionary experience, and return to a setting with insight. Both "London, 1802" a ... s spontaneous in nature. The basic images and metaphors of the sonnet make extensive use of nature, realistic setting. The idea for the poem sprung from Wordsworth's initial reaction to the state of L ...

(4 pages) 179 0 4.1 Apr/1993

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

South Africa's Energy Outlook

rica's resources last, with minimal effects on the environment, which is cost effective, as well as realistic.Current Energy ProfileSouth Africa is a nation with many reasources. It has many mines, th ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

analysis of Karl Shapiro's "For Whom the Bell Tolls"

e and relaying the emotions of the spectators with language and several metaphors, the poem gains a realistic and sometimes transcendent effect. In some places in the poem, the words can easily be tak ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison Between The Metamorphosis, by Kafka, and metamorphosis, by Salvatore Dali

li rendered every detail of this landscape with precise accuracy, striving to make his paintings as realistic as possible.In Greek mythology, Narcissus was a beautiful young youth, who fell in love wi ... of imagery arrived at by automatism or the exploitation of chance effects...I find that Kafka's surrealistic style, although descriptive, is more blunt than Dali's. Dali has an advantage over Kafka i ...

(4 pages) 148 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Eudora Welty's writing style

not have become a writer to begin with' (Welty, IX). Eudora Welty's writings are light-hearted and realistic. Her stories explore common everyday life.Eudora Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi, o ... ate that secret self to others: for art she believes is the power to convey love'(Kramer, 329). The realistic qualities of Welty's work help it to be extremely believable. The feelings and expressions ...

(5 pages) 96 0 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American