Essays Tagged: "tranquility"

Hope is pathetic. Analysis of poem "Dover Beach" Matthew Arnold

lm, but crashing with a "grating roar". The poet has taken an image that most people associate with tranquility and turned it into a depressing scene. The stanza ends with "The eternal note of sadness ...

(2 pages) 175 1 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An analysis of the character Le Ly in Oliver Stone's "Heaven and Earth"

"The Spoils of War"In Oliver Stone's Heaven and Earth, Le Ly is born into a time of tranquility, in which the people of her village live as they have for many centuries. Everything is ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.6 Apr/2002

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

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Chando and Wittus, 1964 (originally published in 1932), 213 pp.

island called Pala, with no military, no industrialization, and no developed technology. Education, tranquility and spirituality are like the trinity of important values in this the Brave New World. I ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Who's the Boss?

runtled employees, and strikes. What if you read the word union with others such as order, justice, tranquility, welfare, blessing of liberty and posterity? These words are the roots of the Constituti ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Over Simplification of Women.

differences between the two sexes. Though women appreciate the beauty in life and want to live with tranquility, they also corrupt by their desire for power, love for competition, and want for achieve ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To what extent did the decade of the 1950's deserve its reputation as an age of political, social and cultural conformity?

ted in $27 billion dollars to build 42,000 miles of highways. Eisenhower practiced "the politics of tranquility" a new executive style that was quite different from the social activism of Roosevelt an ... ctivism of Roosevelt and Truman. Americans of both generations were eager to pursue the politics of tranquility.Social conformity was also being played out during the 1950s. During the 1950s, America' ...

(2 pages) 142 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Ben Franklin.

ance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, and humility. But it could not be achieved, for he had problems with humility ...

(2 pages) 39 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

My Home. This is a descriptive essay on something or somewhere you feel comfartable being in

I believe home is where you find peace, tranquility, joy, and most importantly were you feel safe. My home is a small place. It consists o ... them I don't think I'd feel comfortable living all alone. My home is where I can find that peace, tranquility and most importantly that joy in my life.

(3 pages) 208 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Keys".

ne another over and over.The keys I possess have entirely become the reason for my serenity and the tranquility that now exists at home. For this to make sense, you must have an understanding of the r ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Actress. Character sketch of a sad woman's life.

n,But anger inside, would surely remain.At home she sought love and stability,A little girl lacking tranquility.Her daddy was never around to be,The father she needed so desperately.Never at home, alw ...

(1 pages) 32 0 2.5 Dec/2003

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

Lights camera violence.

nd sometimes even worse than that. Why does this interest us? I believe it is because happiness and tranquility does not grasp the attention of the audiences anymore. An example of this is how well Ba ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Tidal Influences Essay on Matthew Arnold's "Dover Beach"

brightness, but brief, before England once more is the major power of the world and in a period of tranquility. (A distinct possibility that this explicator has perceived more than the poet intended) ...

(4 pages) 106 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An Interpretation of the City: The theme of human impact on nature metaphorically represented through the interperatation of the city.

oth texts is quite similar. This main theme being that humankind have destroyed nature's beauty and tranquility and replaced it with a polluted and sinister world where 'truth and beauty' does not bel ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Concept of the Happy Life; A Comparison in Epicurean and Stoic Philosophies

r attaining happiness. As well, according to the Epicureans, the ultimate aim of life is to achieve tranquility of the soul, which is very similar to the condition of apathy the Stoics believed was id ... e for oneself (Mannion, 32). According to Epicurus, to reach the state of ataraxy, or happiness and tranquility, people must not limit their desires, but they should also avoid overindulging (Matson, ...

(5 pages) 142 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Road to Revolution: the causes leading to the Revolutionary War in America

d, leaving the colonists eager to partake in all the opportunities of America. In the midst of this tranquility, the British imposed taxes on the colonies in an attempt to raise revenues. As Americans ...

(7 pages) 84 2 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

"You and I"- A poem about a tragic love affair.

he affairs of the world,Not even you and I.My sweetheart's lips upon mineSimply adds passion to the tranquility.Together, these emotions create a combo,That fills me with immense ecstasy.The kiss we s ...

(2 pages) 137 4 4.4 May/2004

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

Central Park, An Escape

t. Jennifer J. Wollan calls it in her article "The Simple Pleasures of Central Park", "840 acres of tranquility and escape" ( Even though there ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Silent films: Le Golem

he 1920's, film directors tried to use the theme "the beast within" and a horror plot to break down tranquility in a closed society. The faustian character is utilized in horror films. It's funny how ...

(2 pages) 29 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Muslim Attitudes to Marriage And Family Life

among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in tranquility with them, and He has put love and mercy between your hearts. Verily in that are signs ... e who reflect." (Qur'an 30:21)In the Qur'an, the marriage relationship is described as one with "tranquility," "love" and "mercy." Elsewhere in the Qur'an, husband and wife are described as "garm ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

'Self-Appraisal': a poem by Raghav Kaushik

vociferous ultrasound may deafen me piercingly,And Pandemonium may reign on me.But I will preserve tranquility; I have Peace.The wicked ways of Guile may test my self-control,And the disease may plag ...

(1 pages) 26 1 4.6 Jul/2004

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