Essays Tagged: "Self-Reliance"

Collective Thinking

inion counts,? to ?Be an Army of one,? are catapulted into our brains to ensure our self-esteem and self-reliance. In fact, is this really the way Americans think? Doris Lessing, in Group Minds clearl ...

(3 pages) 221 2 3.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Short review of Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"

de Jane realize that she wasn't treated as part of the family. Her development of determination and self-reliance become more superior each day she spent at Gateshead. Jane states: '...I hate to live ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Report on American Literature in general

re reflects beliefs and traditions that come from the nation's frontier days. The pioneer ideals of self-reliance and independence appear over and over again in American writings. Authors have great r ...

(8 pages) 642 1 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mohandas Ghandi, about Ghandis works to bring peace to India

reconcile all classes and religious sects. Gandhi meant not only technicalself-government but also self-reliance. After World War I, in which he played an activepart in recruiting campaigns, he launc ...

(4 pages) 168 1 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

MLK. Jr, Malcolm X VS. B.T. Washington, Du Bois

s. Booker T Washington urged blacks to uplift themselves through vocational training and economical self-reliance. W.E.B Du Bois, on the other hand, was an advocate of complete racial equality. More r ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Ralph Waldo Emerson - A Man of Many Faces. This biography deals with Emerson and his diverse lifestyle and writing practices throughout his life.

1821. His family's high thinking and plain living though Emerson at an early age the importance of self-reliance and gave him a deep respect for books and learning.Emerson began by teaching a private ... Scholar" address for the Harvard Phi Beta Kappa society in which he expressed his basic doctrine of self-reliance. Yet, Emerson continued to witness tragedy as he saw two of his brothers die and anoth ...

(2 pages) 118 0 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

North Korea, a land and its people

of communism practiced in North Korea is highly influenced by chuch'e sasang which are ideas about self-reliance of the country.Early GovernmentBefore 313 A.D., the area which is now North Korea was ... using one's own brains, believing in one's own strength, and displaying the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance.' Basically, this is an ideology to satisfy Korea's contemporary needs of an independe ...

(18 pages) 233 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The philosophy of Thoreau as potrayed in "Walden"--two main quotes the depict the central idea of his philosophy and trancedentalism and specific details to back it up. Includes a bibliography.

n Walden, Henry David Thoreau bases his philosophy of the true meaning of life on the importance of self-reliance to gain self-fulfillment, the value of simplicity for freedom, and the illusion of pro ... se, and all that is external, is emitted from the self, which gets its reality from the inner self. Self-reliance is thus not only economical but also social and spiritual. In "Economy", Thoreau seems ...

(4 pages) 122 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Individualism and how it is evident in Ralph Waldo Emerson's story "Self Reliance".

ith the "in" crowd then you are considered to be "weird" or "un-cool". Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay "Self-Reliance" had several themes that focused on the topic of individualism. Emerson said that "imi ...

(3 pages) 138 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Transcendentalism at a Glance, The comparison between Ralph Waldo Emerson's writings, and a Cat Stevens song.

Stevens was born well after Emerson had died; yet they believe in similar ideas. Emerson's essay, "Self-Reliance" and Stevens's song "100 I Dream" share some of the same ideas of transcendentalism. T ... ing to tell people to stop being pushed around by people and rise up and roam. In Emerson's essay, "Self-Reliance," he writes about the idea that a citizen of a society should remove himself to be an ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: The Anatomy of a Hero

that provide the major tensions in his works. Oregon represents traditional rural family values and self-reliance inherited from Baptist pioneer stock; California is associated with the countercultura ... cal, humorless control. McMurphy speaks an older American language of freedom, unhindered movement, self-reliance, anarchic humor and a trust in the more animal instincts" (Tanner 17). While Nurse Rat ...

(13 pages) 158 1 2.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

e of God. When this 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, The ... anding of nature.Emerson also relates the concept of transcendentalism to human life in his essay, "Self-Reliance." In this essay, Emerson talks about another part of transcendentalism, the issue of " ...

(5 pages) 16089 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ronald reagan and his Presidency.

er and an amazing speaker. Reagan was always focused on the values of work, family, patriotism, and self-reliance.Ronald Reagan was a Republican and before his years as president, was the Governor of ...

(2 pages) 167 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Critical Thinking and Decision Making.

performing hypothetico-deductive reasoning, knowing inductive and deductive reasoning, intellectual self-reliance, and being aware of our own thinking process".Harris (1998) defines decision making as ... ypothetico-deductive reasoning·Knowing inductive and deductive reasoning·Intellectual self-reliance·Being aware of our own thinking processWhile the author gives us many items to ...

(3 pages) 478 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making


intuition over the matter and the intellect, on the inherent goodness of man, on individualism and self-reliance, on nature as the main proof of God's existence and on the existence of the over-soul. ... viction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide"."Man is his own star", in the epigram of Self-reliance there is contained the message that our destiny it is not previously set, we have the ...

(8 pages) 128 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The American Nightmare. Essay on "The Great Gatsby". Fitzgerald's criticism of the perversion of the American dream and the upper class during that time period.

erson, regardless of their upbringing, race, or origin can attain their dream through hard work and self-reliance. Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is a novel of a passionate young man, Nick Carraway, wh ... so corrupted, that, according to Fitzgerald, it is not possible to succeed through "hard workand self-reliance," but instead one must succeed by ruthlessness in the pursuit for power and success. ...

(5 pages) 84 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Beliefs of Transceldentalism in Dead Poets Society

nses. As applied to modern times, the movie Dead Poets Society depicts the Transcendental truths of self-reliance and non conformity. This Philosophy of Transcendentalism can be seen as having both po ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Narrative Of Fredrick Douglass

nses. As applied to modern times, the movie Dead Poets Society depicts the Transcendental truths of self-reliance and non conformity. This Philosophy of Transcendentalism can be seen as having both po ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American