Essays Tagged: "traditional values"

Creationism vs. Evolution

is argument as it remains to this day a debated subject by many. Across this nation, a 'return' to 'traditional' values has also brought the return of age old debated topics. One issue that truly sepa ... chastises Wallace for 'simple cowardice, for inability to transcend the constraints of culture and traditional views of human uniqueness, and for inconsistency in advocating natural selection so stro ...

(4 pages) 473 7 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Contrasting the View upon Nayure between Two 20th Century Poets, D.H. Lawrence and Karl Shapiro

views, the twentieth century is one of the most influential eras. While the Victorian era practiced traditional values, the twentieth century influences techniques of love and the loss of the beauty i ...

(5 pages) 76 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

18th Literature

s characterized by wit and elegance influenced by French classical taste. This period pertained to traditional values and 'wit'. The Diary of Samuel Pepys written by Samuel Pepys and A Journel of th ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Like water for chocolate by Laura Esquivel

of around thirty five years and is organized in monthly instalments with each month introduced by a traditional Spanish recipe. Most of the novel takes place on a Mexican ranch and is about a family w ... e and joys of a true love that could be passionate, but is forbidden and destroyed by a mother with traditional values. Pedro confessed his love for Tita and promised to be true to her, from then on t ...

(3 pages) 137 1 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Conflict between liberals of 1920's and the old guard

The contrast between the new and changing attitudes and traditional values was unmistakably present during the 1920's. This clash between the old and the ne ... keeping the radicals silent. Individualism was also partially suppressed by the succession of three traditionalist Republican presidents whose partiality to the strong was displayed by their strong ba ... fined by the society that he lived in.Religion was also a topic of controversy during the twenties. Traditionalists who were usually older and less intelligent than the rising young class of liberal i ...

(3 pages) 47 0 2.5 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Good Earth, by Pearl Buck. Essay on how Wang Lung is in cnflict between his desires and his traditional values. Explains which characters are on each side of the conflict.

nsequently, many characters contribute to Wang Lung's internal struggle between his desires and his traditional values.In the opening of the novel Wang Lung has chosen a wife he has never laid eyes on ... otus. So he decided to have her to become his mistress in his home. This of course went against his traditional values. When his father finally realized that she was there he ran through the house and ...

(5 pages) 101 1 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Multiculturalism vs. Melting Pot : This essay comapares multiculturalism to the melting pot. It includes strengths and weaknesses of the two ideas, as well as descriptions and concepts.

ply a society where many different types of people with diverse cultural backgrounds, religion, and traditional values and beliefs cohabit peacefully with one another. It is the unification of divers ...

(4 pages) 289 1 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

A letter to a friend about education and generation

ue voice. Does she not remember what she learned in grade school? Does she not understand the good, traditional values of the American Education System or of American Society? I believe she has forgot ...

(4 pages) 90 2 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Indo-Canadina woman

women are discriminated against in physical activities due to their ethnic identity, appearance and traditional values. As a result of these problems, few participate in the sport activities provided ... hors for the absence of Indo-Canadian females from the sports scene is the result of the girl's own traditional values. Modesty is firmly stressed in the Indian culture as well as in Indo-Canadian fam ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.5 Mar/2003

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

"Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.

The novel, Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe, describes a traditional village in Africa called Ibo. Achebe is trying to tell the outside world about the littl ... be is trying to tell the outside world about the little village and to remind the people of its own traditional values. In those days, many Africans were just willing to accept that there culture as n ... Why did he do it?" Because he is so devoted to Ibo ideals, his downfall symbolizes the breakdown of traditional ways brought about by colonialism in this case, by the British. Okonkwo's story also rev ...

(6 pages) 170 1 3.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

To What Extent Did Environment Effect Urban Mentality in the Medieval Times?

peasants without land' and the peasants who created the bulk of the urban population retained their traditional values.A typical layout for a large medieval town was based on the design of Jerusalem, ...

(8 pages) 47 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Symbolism in Easy Rider is the title. This essay examines two major symbols in Dennis Hopper's movie, and their meanings. Question: Name and explain 2 major symbols in the movie Easy Rider.

Symbolism in Easy RiderThe sixties are best characterized as a time of rebellion and resistance to traditional values. This movement was visible everywhere that one could look. From political rallies ...

(3 pages) 60 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

King Lear - Renaissance models of femininity require women to be quite and submissive; Lear's evil daughters Goneril and Regal subvert all excepted codes of filial and feminine behaviour. Discuss?

time of social and religious change. The feudal, medieval view of the world was under scrutiny and traditional assumptions about gender and class were being questioned by many. One of the main themes ... use to behave like good, submissive Renaissance women should and were expected to in those days.The traditional values that make the parent-child relationship natural and wholesome are distorted and d ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Essay: I had to write an essay about a conflict in my life, and how I handled it. If it was overcome or not. I also had to present a clear thesis in my essay.

lict between my father and I, but now I realized that I could embrace a new culture, and still keep traditional values.It was six o'clock in the morning, the time I usually wake up for school. My eyes ... ected him and I could express my opinions without conflict. My father was afraid that I would loose traditional values. He and I both realized that I could embrace new culture without loosing traditio ...

(2 pages) 102 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Explain how you have used Stanislavski's methods in the performance of a scene from The Doll's House also mention the the the role of the male and female of the times.

The character I played was Helmer, husband to Nora. Helmer is your ideal old-fashioned husband with traditional values; who believes the mother should be a homebound, looking after the children figure ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Tony Williams. "Space, Place, and Spectacle: The Crisis Cinema of John Woo." Cinema Journal 36:2 (Winter 1997): 67-85.

hybridity and how his religious background affects some of his film and also how his idea of having traditional values that John Woo always emphasize on like loyalty, honour, honesty, justice, and com ... d see in a western film. Within the Hollywood sexual politics of representation, the action star is traditionally larger than life, an iconic "pin-up" with superior physical capabilities . He is also ...

(6 pages) 29 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Conformity, Beneficial or Harmful? An analysis of Putnam's "Bowling Alone", Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" and Andrew Ross's "Celebration Chronicles".

accordance with Putnam, Our Town, by Thornton Wilder is set within a town that demands routine and traditional values. The Celebration Chronicles, by Andrew Ross discusses a fully planned community t ...

(9 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Asian Values" vs. "mcWestern Values"

As western ideology pervasively grows across the global community, Southeast Asia's traditional values are unavoidably challenged by these foreign thoughts. "Western" concepts like dem ...

(5 pages) 112 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Religious Belief Systems of the Ancient Times: Islam and Hinduism

lopment are Hinduism and Islam. Hinduism and Islam's dietary restrictions, belief in afterlife, and traditional values have influenced how the Islamic and Hindu people lead their every day lives, and ...

(2 pages) 111 2 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Assess the transformation of the german society and culture under nazism from 1933

urally. The policy of Volksgemeinschaft is a component focused on a people's community based on the traditional values of the German people. Volksgemeinschaft implied a classless society, which would ... king class were also affected by the social change in Germany. Although they were excluded from the traditional Nazi ideology, in practice they were central to the Nazis plans for rearmament.Because t ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History