Essays Tagged: "unhappiness"

Review of Jane Austen's Persuasion

ause of his lack of fortune and a misunderstanding of his easy nature. The breach had brought great unhappiness to Anne. Pre-Victorian England offers a romantic and whimsical backdrop for the characte ...

(2 pages) 108 2 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Eliot's Waste Land"

this time. The pressures of uncongenial work, the strain of his home life and the need to hide his unhappiness brought on a nervous breakdown. In 1922, while recovering in a Swiss spa, Eliot began to ...

(2 pages) 161 0 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Willy Loman as a Tragic Hero. Is Willy Loman from Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman a Tragic Hero or not? Why?

as defined by Aristotle in his works "Poetics" is one who falls from grace into a state of extreme unhappiness. According to that definition, Willy Loman, the husband and father in Arthur Miller's De ...

(2 pages) 233 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Homosexuality, refersr to MIchael Levins and Richard's Mohr's views

the exercise of heterosexuality rewarding to human beings, homosexuality has a high probability to unhappiness. Mohr refutes Levin's stance about homosexuality myths and stereotypes. He rejects argum ... g their penises into each other's anuses have left no descendants. Homosexuality is likely to cause unhappiness because it leaves unfulfilled an innate and innately rewarding desire (Levin 355).Mohr t ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Pleasure and Aggreshion. Related to Freud

leasure and aggression are a part of ourhuman Instinct. We seek pleasure to shorten the time of our unhappiness.We live in a constant struggle to be always happy, and we use all the waysthat take us t ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Money, The root of all evil

o something worth while with it. Money does three things. It brings on greed which in turn leads to unhappiness and then not caring for anything but cash.Most Americans earn between $20,000-$50,000 a ...

(2 pages) 105 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Brave new World, by Huxley. Portrays a society which is superficially a perfect world

metre of soma cures ten gloomy.' This slogan is taught to everyone,from the youngest to the oldest. Unhappiness, intellectual curiosity,disagreement, suffering - none of these feelings is allowed in t ... uffering - none of these feelings is allowed in the worldwhich Huxley creates. At the first sign of unhappiness, Soma isprescribed. Emotions of all types are strictly controlled to provide stabilityan ...

(2 pages) 196 1 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

the effects of divorse on children

people do not live up to the expectations of how marriage is supposed to be.A marriage can lead to unhappiness for many reasons. Sometimes the husband and wife cannot get along anymore, or sometimes ... Spouses feel many things such as neglect or the lack of their needs being met and this all leads to unhappiness. Whatever the case may be, an unhappy marriage leads to a divorce.Divorce can put an end ...

(26 pages) 777 2 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Theme of disharmony in "The Merchant of Venice" and "Hamlet"

ough his foreign investments establish him as a prosperous merchant, he seems to almost welcome his unhappiness. Hamlet melancholy is understandable at the beginning of the play since it is due to the ...

(4 pages) 88 0 5.0 Oct/2002

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

Divorce and Children

ndoubtedly begin long before the divorce itself and influence any children who witness any parental unhappiness. Following the divorce, parents often are less sensitive to their children as they strug ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Proof of why Money has had a detrimental factor on the lives of characters in Charles Dicken's Great Expectations.

uggest that it is not because thing are not always as good as they seem. Money is often the root of unhappiness.Throughout Great Expectations, the predominant cause of unhappiness and malicious be ... part in happiness? In this novel's case, money is the detrimental factor that corrupts and brings unhappiness to Miss Havisham, Estella and Pip. Things are not always as good as they seem. Pip is t ...

(5 pages) 94 1 5.0 Dec/2002

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

What is the significance of Dora's visit to London in Iris Murdoch's 'The Bell'? An essay exploring the consequences of Dora Greenfield's actions.

Dora's original arrival at Imber is not primarily through choice, and her unhappiness is clear to the reader almost as soon as her and Paul are alone. Dora's visit to London ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hillel Schwartz's story, 'Fat and Happy.'

Happy?," asserts that society is responsible, rather than the actual weight of the people, for the unhappiness and depression of the obese. With this in mind, he depicts what the world would be like ... ssive, he does give evidence for each one. Having seemingly proven that society is to blame for the unhappiness of the overweight, and that our world would be much better if it was centered on overwei ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Illusions and denial in "The Glass Managerie" by Tennessee Williams

lliams presents us with a family that exhibits this very human tendency to escape reality and avoid unhappiness. Unfortunately in the end, we see that for the Wingfield family these survival mechanism ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Janis Ian - Society's Child - Are you a "society's child"?

nient for him. Making everyone else happy is not the way to go, because he would have had a life of unhappiness and depression, although he wouldn't have shown it. He never expressed his thoughts unle ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Title: two theories of right and wrong

to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain; by unhappiness pain and privation of pleasure (Mill, p.7.)In essence, the rightness and wrongness of an ...

(5 pages) 163 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

"Babbitt" By Sinclair Lewis

but she vents her frustrations by constantly nagging Paul.Riesling and Babbitt try to improve their unhappiness by taking a vacation in Maine together, but their enjoyment at their newfound freedom is ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Charles Dicken's "Great Expectations" in movie format.

nd brothers. So straight away we have morbid images of deaths in our minds, which bring thoughts of unhappiness and misfortune to mind. We now should get the idea of the type of story this is going to ...

(5 pages) 56 1 4.3 May/2003

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

Marriages in "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.

Isabelle Linton and Heathcliff. People, who marry in haste or for the wrong reason, often encounter unhappiness and discontent within the marriage.Isabelle Linton is a very lonesome lady. Living at th ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Brothers Karamazov by Fydor Dostoyevsky, Rebellion-Existence of God.

rt their questions. Ivan suggests that believing in God, or spirituality for that matter, can bring unhappiness and suffering. Ivan explains this rationale by telling stories of mistreated and abused ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American