Essays Tagged: "scorn"

Critical analysis of practical application of utopia in "Brave new world" by Huxley

le that make up his imaginary society have no conception of love or any other passion, and actually scorn the idea. Huxley believes that along with passion comes emotional instability. The Utopian sta ...

(5 pages) 129 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of "The Astronomer's Wife" - by Kay Boyle

t some men, like the plumber, are as practical as she is, andthat some other men, like her husband, scorn people like her because they are intellectuallyinclined. Previous to this discovery, Katherine ...

(3 pages) 79 0 5.0 May/1984

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

She Stoops to Conquer Essay that analyzes the use of satire withing the work She Stoops to Conquer.

wit, and humor in literary compositions that hold up follies and vices for criticism, ridicule, and scorn." Within the play, Goldsmith uses the different characters and their relationships with one an ... to springboard the differences to a position where it would be held up for criticism, ridicule, and scorn by the audiences of his play.Following the definition of satire which was given, being, "the u ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Fate of the People of the "Scarlet Letter". What Nathaniel Hawthorn was trying to describe throughout this book.

forced by the Puritans to wear a scarlet "A" on her chest, standing for "adulteress." The Puritans scorn Hester because of her sin. Hester's daughter, Pearl, Is scorned because she is the other symbo ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Was Wilfrid Laurier a Good Prime Minister? This essay is opinionated towards yes.

he country were happy and half the country were angry. The ones who'd gotten what they wanted would scorn the ones who hadn't for wanting something else, and the ones who hadn't gotten what they wante ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Chivalry, Politically Incorrect? Who would have thought that chivalry, a sense of justice, and honor above all else would be accosted by a modern society and the legal system?

l King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table principles as unjust or thought of as an object of scorn? Present day American society, that's who would dare to attack such a noble tradition. This we ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

What is the significance of the "A" throughout the story? Scarlet Letter by Nathiel Hawthorne

own square and walked onto a scaffold with her baby in her arms. There on the scaffold she suffered scorn and public admonishment. One women in the crowd criticized the scarlet letter, the mandatory t ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

John Gardner's novel "Grendel" which parallels the epic poem Beowulf.

ist on the epic poem Beowulf, the Dragon epitomizes this definition of cynicism. Mr. Dragon harbors scorn towards his "inferiors" and therefore uses mockery and sarcasm to ridicule them.Mr. Dragon sho ... them.Mr. Dragon shows contempt and disdain towards creatures he finds despicable and trivial. This scornful attitude reveals itself when Grendel says, "[the dragon] laughed, spoke, and broke my fall ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thr trials of Bridget Bishop.

etimes quarreled in public. Being that their community was a puritan one, this was looked apon with scorn, Bridget and her husband were taken to the courts after two such incidents. Once, after they h ...

(4 pages) 22 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Great Gatsby" through nick carraway's eyes.

characters, who constitute the "foul dust" that "floated in the wake of his dreams." Nick has such scorn for these "Eastern" types that he has left the East, returned to the Midwest, and, for the tim ...

(4 pages) 56 1 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Book: Scarlet Letter Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne Title of Paper: Allegiance This essay Parallels Arthur Dimmesdale from The Scarlet Letter to Kenneth Lay, the former CEO of Enron

ur Dimmesdale is a young Puritan pastor who has committed adultery. While Hester was looked at with scorn for the sin that she had committed, Dimmesdale was greatly respected by the whole community, w ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Discuss whether or not Chaucer's the miller's tale is accurately described as a fabilau.

ressed and unstressed syllables in each of its lines. For example, "He ne hade for his labour but a scorn".This means that at least half of the requirements of the oxford dictionary meaning of fabliau ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Martin Luther: A Simple Pilgrim not a Revolutionary

n revolution of any type. When the German peasants looked to him for support he offered nothing but scorn. Luther wished only to reform his beloved church. He believed revolution was against the word ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

What Reality Really Is

ir beliefs on biblical teachings, rather than scientific proof, they would be met with ridicule and scorn. America had become almost anti-Christian in nature because Christianity is no longer the prim ...

(4 pages) 59 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The discrimination brought forth to obese and overwheight Americans.

riously, TV commercials have to be among the worst offenders.Ever notice how often the character of scorn or the brunt of the joke is a fat person?For example, there is a Honda SUV commercial that ext ... are many times less likely to be promoted or hired? That they should be the object of ridicule and scorn?No.Unfortunately, our society views being overweight as a character flaw. Proof that the perso ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This was a creative writing assignment for my rhetoric and composition class. We had to write about any personal experience. This is about a soccer game played in HS.

adversaries as we shivered in our navy blue shorts. We could feel their eyes warily look at us with scorn as if this was just a waste of their time.We ignore their contempt though. We maintained the a ...

(4 pages) 92 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Lifestyle of a Stripper

ates is often considered an immoral activity. Women in the exotic dancing world are the subjects of scorn and ridicule all across the country. However, some women are able to take this situation and t ...

(5 pages) 168 7 4.6 May/2004

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

"The role and stance of the narrator Nick Carraway"

t the character of Jay Gatsby could notExist. His objectivity is reinforced throughout to us by his scorn ofGatsby which becomes known to the reader when he says he, representedEverything for which I ... hich becomes known to the reader when he says he, representedEverything for which I have unaffected scorn. He registers contemptFor much of what Gatsby stands for; the falseness, the criminality, butH ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jun/2004

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

Area of Study - Change 'I feel like a new person." Write an imaginative recount describing the events leading up to this claim.

ne person would pay any attention to me. Now today I'm a star. I will no longer be looked upon with scorn and dismissed with a shake of the head. Now people look at me with admiration and its I doing ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" - Film Review

posing tradition of holding up our presidents, especially while they are in office, to ridicule and scorn.Which is to say that while Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" will be properly debated on the b ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.8 Jul/2004

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