Essays Tagged: "ugliness"

Women's role in Macbeth

r evil plans. Their chant of 'fair is foul, and foul is fair' illustrates how women perform acts of ugliness and evil to achieve disorder. In addition, we see that women can cloud reality, thus causin ...

(2 pages) 66 1 5.0 Oct/1996

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

Plato's Republic, Does Plato Believe There can ever be a Just Society ?

orm its proper function. In a state you cannot define justice by a man because a man can decay into ugliness. Instead you must define justice based on forms. Plato says that the forms are eternal and ...

(3 pages) 335 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Analytical paper on the tragic figure of Lancelot in T.H White's "Once And Future King"

d otherwise hold in store for him. Lancelot's adulthood was spent trying to overcompensate for this ugliness by performing Herculean feats and good deeds. And the twilight years of his life were spent ... all.Lancelot's childhood was spent sequestered, training to be a knight in order to escape from his ugliness and give him something to be proud of. Lancelot wanted to be a knight because he felt that ...

(7 pages) 30 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on how the author of Frankenstein illustrates the sublimity of nature, Victor's feelings at meeting the monster and how the author portrays the monsters attitude and feelings in Volume II, Chapter II

tition of descriptions regarding the monster's looks implies that something is very odd, "unearthly ugliness" is just one of many descriptions about the monster. We could quite easily assume from the ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Splits." This essay discusses the Breedlove family from the novel The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison.

The Breedlove family knows pain. They know their ugliness, too, and therefore they know loneliness, hardship, and misery. Their poverty envelops them ... oward their "tore couch," they also manifest an "exquisitely learned self-hatred (65)" toward their ugliness which also "produces a fretful malaise" (37). However, each family member reacts to his or ... sness st[ink]" (36). Cholly resorts to violence andanger in response to the malaise produced by his ugliness. Sammy, lacking confidence and pride in himself, also uses his self-hatred and ugliness as ...

(4 pages) 110 1 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Picture of Dorian Gray" (by Oscar Wilde) - brief plot outline - character analysis - critical evaluation

the charms of youth, and expresses his sadness at the thought that such youth should fade into the ugliness of age.His advice to Dorian is to enjoy his youth and all the pleasure that it offers, with ... . To hide this awful truth, Dorian murders Basil, setting off a new strain of crimes increasing the ugliness of the portrait.He hires Alan Campbell, a chemist and a former friend of him, to exterminat ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay is about macbeth and how his wife, witch's prophecy, and his conscience lead to his down fall

d rotten. Its significance is that the witches delight in the confusion of good and bad, beauty and ugliness.In the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare, a character or fate. This of these two forces ( ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Dulce est Decorum..." by Wilfred Owen

pointed out that the only rest is an undignified death; for those who sleep, sleep restlessly. The ugliness of war is described as low like old beggars under sacks, diseased coughing like hags, blood ...

(2 pages) 72 3 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Autobiography of a Face

overcame childhood cancer, permanent disfigurement, and ultimately the deep bottomless grief called ugliness; she learned to embrace her inner self and true beauty.Lucy Grealy was born in Ireland. Her ...

(2 pages) 107 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Death Penalty is vengeance.

rrent to crime. The death penalty however actually hinders the fight against crime."I have seen the ugliness of murder up closed and personal. But I have never heard a murder suspect say they thought ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

"Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

wn reaches its climax in Chapter 25. As the chapter begins, Holden feels surrounded on all sides by ugliness and phoniness?the profanity on the walls, the vulgar Christmas-tree delivery men, the empty ...

(3 pages) 46 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Frankenstein" by Shelley, Mary.

gs in one's life have the ability to cloud or cover up feelings of love. Such things as rage, hate, ugliness, and revenge. Despite these negative feelings and thoughts, love is present in every being, ... Throughout the whole novel, the monster talks of revenge on the doctor for making him live with his ugliness and being rejecting by people because of it. Even the doctor was frightened and ran away wh ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jean Paul Sartre.

very ugly during his school days. One of his eyes does not work properly and this only doubles his ugliness. He is forced to wear thick glasses and during his later years he becomes almost completely ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Optimism and Pessimism in London Literature.

ple can see the same thing yet perceive it differently based upon their attitudes. Many look at the ugliness of London and reveal in it while others compare it to beauty as a counterpoint. London in t ... a certain time period and use the language to appeal to the senses. While Wordsworth recognizes the ugliness of London, he applies his imagery to beauty, purity, the past, the pristine world of Milton ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Does Charles Dickens write from a Realist or a Romantic perspective in his novel "Hard Times?"

as a product of the romantics in the first place. Through this novel, we see the romanticism of the ugliness of a manmade world devoid of God's works. The few romanticized characters in the novel are ...

(4 pages) 48 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

"Beauty and the Beast".

rl ready to give her own life for her father. It is filled with romance and aggression. It connects ugliness and beauty. This story states that even the most ugly have beauty deep in their hearts, and ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of the theme of racism in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

was like to grow-up black in a segregated society.An example of how Maya Angelou is affected by the ugliness of racism is at hereighth-grade graduation from Lafayette County Training School. In Stamps ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Through the theme of innocence Salinger is able to bring forth different elements of litterature which will be discussed in this essay.

boy but has a very cynical and jaded point of view of the world. Holden finds the hypocrisy and the ugliness of the world around him unbearable. Through this cynicism, Holden tries to protect himself ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Amelia Earhart: A Hero

ter joy can hear the sound of wings. How can life grant us boon of living, compensate for dull gray ugliness and pregnant hate, unless we dare the souls dominion? Each time we make a choice, we pay wi ...

(4 pages) 58 2 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

This essay explores the character of Grendel in the epic "Beowulf" as opposed to his character in the novel titled "Grendel."

s or deformities; one who inspires horror or disgust; any thing or person of unnatural or excessive ugliness, deformity, wickedness, or cruelty. Other words that can be used in substitution for the wo ... leep, killed the two guards so I wouldn't be misunderstood," (90), and is of unnatural or excessive ugliness, deformity, wickedness, or cruelty: "I wanted to smash things, bring down the night with my ...

(8 pages) 52 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers